English & Philosophy

Creative Writing Emphasis

Course Listing   Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 46-47* 43-44
Foreign Language (four courses in one language)   12
English Requirements   42**
Foundations of English Study    
ENG 202 Writing and Research in English 3  
Study of the English Language    
ENG 301 Introduction to English Linguistics    
OR    
ENG 400 History of the English Language 3  
Post-Freshman Composition Writing    
One course from ENG 310, 312, 315 3  
Creative Writing    
ENG 216 Introduction to Creative Writing 3  
ENG 316 Creative Writing: Poetry 3  
ENG 317 Creative Writing: Fiction 3  
Literature Core    
Minimum of 3 courses chosen from ENG 261, 262, 271, 272, 281, 282 9  
Internship with Portfolio (15)    
ENG 491 Internship in English 3-6  
English Electives (Beyond College Composition) 9-12  
Electives   26-27
Total   124***

* The literature survey course listed under Area F satisfies both three of the 46-47 hours required for general education and three of the 33 hours of English electives required for the major.

**Must be beyond college composition and include at least 12 hours at the 300-400 level. English 325, Children’s Literature, does not count toward the English major. The student also will need to satisfy the computer literacy requirement as determined by the English department.

***Must include at least 40 Upper Division (300 - 400 level) hours.

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