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BA in English – Creative Writing

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  • Completion of this concentration prepares one for a career as a creative writer, freelance magazine writer, corporate newsletter editor, public relations consultant, advertising copywriter, or speechwriter. Continued study may include a master’s degree in creative writing, library science, or business administration, or a master’s and doctorate in communications or law.

    Course requirements for completion follow. Course codes with asterisks (*) have prerequisite or corequisite courses.

    Course Number 

    Course Title* 

    Credits 
    ENGL 213* Introduction to the Study of Literature 3
    ENGL 412* Capstone Seminar 3
    Restricted electives: Select a minimum of six credits in British and six credits in American literature courses. One British literature course must cover a period before1789 and one course must be a survey. One American literature course must cover a period before 1900 and one must be a survey.
    ENGL 333* British Literature through the
    Early Renaissance (to 1603)
    3
    ENGL 334* British Literature: Late Renaissance
    through Enlightenment (1603–1785)
    3
    ENGL 335* British Literature: Romantic and
    Victorian Literature (1785–1901)
    3
    ENGL 336* Modern and Contemporary British Literature (1901 to the present) 3
    ENGL 337* American Literature through the
    Romantic Period (to 1865)
    3
    ENGL 338* American Literature: Realism to the
    Modern Age (1865–1929)
    3
    ENGL 339* Modern and Contemporary American Literature (1929–present) 3
    Restricted electives: Select a minimum of nine credits from the following workshop courses.
    ENGL 300 Workshop: Women Writers 3
    ENGL 301* Workshop: Narrative 3
    ENGL 376* Workshop: Poetry 3
    ENGL 383* Workshop: Playwriting 3
    ENGL 386* Workshop: Memoir Writing 3
    ENGL 395* Workshop: Creative Non-fiction 3
    Restricted electives: Select a minimum of nine credits from the following advanced seminar courses.
    ENGL 354* Advanced Seminar: Narrative 3
    ENGL 355* Advanced Seminar: Poetry 3
    ENGL 390* Advanced Seminar: Prose 3
    ENGL 392* Advanced Seminar: Memoir Writing 3
    Restricted electives: Select a minimum of nine Literature Course credits.