Major in Creative Writing

Students must take the following courses:

  • ENGL 1000: Interpretation (C- or higher)
  • CRWT 2400: Introduction to Creative Writing (C- or higher)
  • ENGL 2010: British and American Literary History I (C- or higher)
  • ENGL 2020: British and American Literary History II (C- or higher)
  • ENGL 3000: Literary and Cultural Theory (C- or higher)

Students must take three of the following courses:

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

Students must take one additional English literature course, of student choice:

  • ENGL #### (C- or higher)

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

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

Minor in Creative Writing

Students must take the following two courses:

  • ENGL 1000: Interpretation (C- or higher)
  • CRWT 4900: Senior Seminar in Creative Writing (C- or higher)

Students must take one fiction or writing course from the following:

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