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English Major/Creative Writing Concentration (B.A.)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125

 

Freshman - Credits: 32

  • Foreign Language  (Cr: 6)
  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Creative Writing Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)
ENG 101 - College Writing Seminar (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement ENG 102 - Introduction to Literature (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement ENG 108 - Introduction to Creative Writing (Cr: 3)
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)
LST 100 - Seminar in Academic Inquiry (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32-33

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3-4)
  • * Creative Writing Requirements  (Cr: 6)  
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)
ENG 203 - American Literature I (Cr: 3)
ENG 204 - American Literature II (Cr: 3)
ENG 218 - Argument Based Writing (Cr: 3)
ENG 225 - Literary Criticism and Interpretation (Cr: 3)
INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3) 
  • **Creative Writing Seminar Requirements   (Cr: 6)
  • Creative Writing Elective (300 level)   (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 6)
  • Literature Elective  (Cr: 3)
ENG 213 - British Literature I (Cr: 3)
ENG 214 - British Literature II (Cr: 3)
ENG 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Literature Elective (300 level)  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 6)
    (must be above the 100 level)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)
ENG 480 - Semester Internship (Cr: 12)
ENG 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
ENG 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)

* Creative Writing Requirement

Students must complete two of the following courses:

ENG 207 - Creative Writing: Non-Fiction (Cr: 3)
ENG 208 - Creative Writing: Poetry (Cr: 3)
ENG 209 - Creative Writing: Fiction (Cr: 3)

** Creative Writing Seminar Requirement

Students must complete two of the following courses:

ENG 307 - Creative Writing: Advanced Non-Fiction Seminar (Cr: 3)
ENG 308 - Creative Writing: Advanced Poetry Seminar (Cr: 3)
ENG 309 - Creative Writing: Advanced Fiction Seminar (Cr: 3)

Literature Electives

Students choose two of the following literature-based ENG courses. At least one must be at or above the 300 level:

ENG 202 - The Novel (Cr: 3)
ENG 210 - Topics in Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 212 - Drama Survey (Cr: 3)
ENG 216 - Beat Generation (Cr: 3)
ENG 220 - American Short Story Cycles (Cr: 3)
ENG 223 - The Bible as Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 226 - Early American History and Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 227 - African-American Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 230 - Rebels and Misfits (Cr: 3)
ENG 235 - Twentieth Century Fiction (Cr: 3)
ENG 240 - Boston in Literature and Film (Cr: 3)
ENG 245 - Cartoonists and Satirists (Cr: 3)
ENG 260 - Gothic Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 310 - Modern American Poetry (Cr: 3)
ENG 312 - Literature for Children (Cr: 3)
ENG 313 - World Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 315 - Women and Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 321 - Literary Triumvirates (Cr: 3)
ENG 337 - American Indian Experience: An Introduction to the Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 361 - Victorian Secrets: Fear and Hypocrisy in Victorian Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 365 - Shakespeare (Cr: 3)
ENG 367 - Eastern Literature and Haiku (Cr: 3)

Creative Writing Electives

Students choose two writing courses from the following list. At least one must be at or above the 300 level:

CMM 207 - Writing for Media (Cr: 3)
CMM 211 - Introduction to Journalism (Cr: 3)
CMM 255 - Writing for the Screen (Cr: 3)
CMM 338 - Feature Writing (Cr: 3)
ENG 207 - Creative Writing: Non-Fiction (Cr: 3)
ENG 208 - Creative Writing: Poetry (Cr: 3)
ENG 209 - Creative Writing: Fiction (Cr: 3)
ENG 305 - Writing for Inquiry (Cr: 3)
ENG 307 - Creative Writing: Advanced Non-Fiction Seminar (Cr: 3)
ENG 308 - Creative Writing: Advanced Poetry Seminar (Cr: 3)
ENG 309 - Creative Writing: Advanced Fiction Seminar (Cr: 3)
ENG 334 - Writing Lives (Cr: 3)
ENG 336 - Nature Writing (Cr: 3)
ENG 340 - Playwriting and Screenwriting (Cr: 3)
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