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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)
  • English Electives   (Cr: 6)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)
ENG 108 - Introduction to Creative Writing (Cr: 3)
ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)

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 Electives  (Cr: 6)  
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)
ENG 203 - Early American Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 213 - Early British Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 225 - Literary Criticism and Interpretation (Cr: 3)
ENG 365 - Shakespeare (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement
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 Electives  (Cr: 9)
  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 6)
  • English Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Literature Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Multicultural Literature Elective  (Cr: 3)
ENG 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Creative Writing Elective  (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)

English Electives

Students choose three courses prefixed ENG or from the following list:

CMM 207 - Writing for Media (Cr: 3)
CMM 211 - Fundamentals of Journalism (Cr: 3)
CMM 225 - Sports Journalism (Cr: 3)
CMM 338 - Feature Writing (Cr: 3)

Literature Electives

Students choose one of the following literature-based ENG courses.

ENG 202 - The Novel (Cr: 3)
ENG 204 - American Literature: Civil War to Present (Cr: 3)
ENG 210 - Topics in Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 212 - Drama Survey (Cr: 3)
ENG 214 - British Literature: 18th Century to Present (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 Writers (Cr: 3)
ENG 321 - Literary Triumvirates (Cr: 3)
ENG 337 - American Indian 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)

Multicultural Literature Electives

Students choose one of the following multicultural literature-based courses.

ENG 227 - African-American Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 230 - Rebels and Misfits (Cr: 3)
ENG 315 - Women Writers (Cr: 3)
ENG 321 - Literary Triumvirates (Cr: 3)
ENG 337 - American Indian Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 367 - Eastern Literature and Haiku (Cr: 3)

Creative Writing Electives

Students choose six writing courses from the following list. Three must be at the 200 level and three must be at the 300 level.

CMM 207 - Writing for Media (Cr: 3)
CMM 211 - Fundamentals of Journalism (Cr: 3)
CMM 255 - Writing for the Screen (Cr: 3)
CMM 338 - Feature Writing (Cr: 3)
ENG 207 - Creative Non-Fiction I (Cr: 3)
ENG 208 - Writing Poetry I (Cr: 3)
ENG 209 - Writing Short Fiction I (Cr: 3)
ENG 228 - Writing the Novel I (Cr: 3)
ENG 229 - Playwriting and Screenwriting I (Cr: 3)
ENG 305 - Writing for Inquiry (Cr: 3)
ENG 307 - Creative Non-Fiction II (Cr: 3)
ENG 308 - Writing Poetry II (Cr: 3)
ENG 309 - Writing Short Fiction II (Cr: 3)
ENG 328 - Writing the Novel II (Cr: 3)
ENG 336 - Nature Writing (Cr: 3)
ENG 340 - Playwriting and Screenwriting II (Cr: 3)

Learning Outcomes

In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the English program, students completing the creative writing concentration will:

  • Create work that possesses a distinctive authorial voice, achieved through language and imagery and/or original exploration of topic or theme.
  • Experiment and take risks in a variety of forms (e.g. poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, plays and screenplays).
  • Produce an original body of work such as a collection of short stories or poems, a novella or a screenplay.
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