Creative Writing B.F.A.

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Creative Writing

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 46-57

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2021-22

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

Core Courses

21

Upper-Division Electives

9

Upper-Division Creative Writing Courses

9

Capstone

3

Modern or Classical Language Major Requirement

4-18

Total Hours

46-57


Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

LIT 110L

Intro to Lit

3

Complete two of the following courses:

6

LIT 202

The Environmental Imagination

LIT 236L

Literary Histories

LIT 246L

Genres, Themes, Approaches

LIT 291

Special Topics

Complete two of the following courses:

6

CRWR 210A

Intro Fiction Workshop

CRWR 211A

Intro Poetry Workshop

CRWR 212A

Intro Nonfiction Workshop

Complete all of the following courses:

LIT 300

Literary Criticism

3

LIT 327

Shakespeare

3

Total Hours

21

Minimum Required Grade: C


Upper-Division Electives

Code

Hours

Complete two LIT courses (6 credits) at the 300- or 400-level.

6

Complete one course (3 credits) at the 300- or 400-level from offerings in LIT, IRSH, FILM, non-workshop CRWR courses or MCLL literature.

3

Total Credits

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Creative Writing Courses

Rule: One of theses courses must be a 300-level workshop

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 3 of the following courses:

9

CRWR 310

Intermediate Fiction Workshop

CRWR 311

Intermediate Poetry Workshop

CRWR 312A

Intermediate Nonfiction Workshop

CRWR 320

The Art and Craft of Revision

CRWR 322

Techniques of Modern Essay

CRWR 391

Special Topics

CRWR 425

Storytelling

CRWR 491

Special Topics

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C


Capstone

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

CRWR 481

Poetry Workshop

CRWR 482

Nonfiction Workshop

CRWR 483

Fiction Workshop

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C


Language Requirement

Note: Students may either take four sequential semesters (101, 102, 201, 202) of a modern or classical language or exemplify proficiency through examination (available through the World Languages and Cultures Department).

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the 202-level proficiency in either a modern or classical language other than English.

4-18

Minimum Required Grade: C-