Courses & Requirements

A Bachelor of Arts degree (120 credits) consists of Core Curriculum (24 credits) and at least one major (36–60 credits), as well as minors and/or elective courses of the student’s choosing.

Creative Writing & Literature Major Requirements

Required Courses

Gateway

Milestone
300-level Writing Workshops
Choose 6–9 Credits
Writing workshops train in various genres and include poetry, fiction, and cross-genre. Workshops require the regular submission of original work for critique, oral presentation, and editing.

300-level Literature Seminars
Choose 3–6 Credits
Literature seminars examine selected writers' works, topics, or periods in literary history and require critical papers in standard academic format.

400-level Writing Workshops
Choose 6–9 Credits

400-level Literature Seminars
Choose 3–6 Credits

Writers in Community

Professional Development
Choose 3 Credits
Professional Development courses connect students to a vocation and career path.

Capstone

  • COR440 Capstone II (3)

TOTAL CREDITS: 36

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