Major in Creative Writing

Students must take the following courses:

  • CRWT 2400 Introduction to Creative Writing (must be C- or higher)
  • ENGL 2010 British and American Literary History I (must be C- or higher)
  • ENGL 2020 British and American Literary History II (must be C- or higher)
  • ENGL 3000 Literary and Cultural Theory (must be C- or higher)

Students must take two additional English literature courses, of student choice:

  • ENGL #### (must be C- or higher)
  • ENGL #### (must be C- or higher)

Students must take three of the following courses:

  • CRWT 3000 Reading and Writing Fiction (must be C- or higher)
  • CRWT 3100 Reading and Writing Poetry (must be C- or higher)
  • CRWT 3200 Reading and Writing Creative Nonfiction (must be C- or higher)
  • ENGL 2/3/4### (student choice but must be 2000 level or above)

Students must complete the senior seminar and a comprehensive exam in their major:

  • CRWT 4900 Senior Seminar in Creative Writing (must be C- or higher)
  • Comprehensive Exam

Minor in Creative Writing

Students must take the following two courses:

  • ENGL 2000 Introduction to Literary Studies (must be C- or higher)
  • CRWT 4900 Senior Seminar in Creative Writing (must be C- or higher)

Students choose option 1 or 2 below:

Option 1 (Fiction)

  • CRWT 3000 Reading and Writing Fiction (must be C- or higher)

Option 2 (Poetry)

  • CRWT 3100 Reading and Writing Poetry (must be C- or higher)

In addition, students must take one course from the following list (not already completed from an above requirement).

  • CRWT 3000 Reading and Writing Fiction (must be C- or higher)
  • CRWT 3100 Reading and Writing Poetry (must be C- or higher)
  • ENGL 2430 Journalism (must be C- or higher)
  • ENGL 3450 Writing for New Media (must be C- or higher)