Creative Writing, BALAS
Minimum required core and supporting course work normally equates to 36 hours.
General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.
Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus, of which at least three hours must be Creative Writing Courses (CW 404 or CW 406). All Creative Writing courses must be taken in sequence (CW 104 before CW 204, etc.).
Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours
|Literature Foundational Coursework|
|CW 100||Intro to Creative Writing||3|
|CW 200||Reading for Writers||3|
|Expository Writing (Advanced Composition)|
|CW 243||Inter Expository Writing 1||3|
|Creative Writing Coursework|
|Students complete 12 hours of creative writing coursework, including at least one of the following 3-course (9-hour) sequences:||12|
|Introductory Poetry Writing|
and Intermediate Poetry Writing
and Advanced Poetry Writing
|Introductory Narrative Writing|
and Intermediate Narrative Writing
and Advanced Narrative Writing
|or ENGL 218||Introduction to Shakespeare|
|6 hours of English or American literature coursework chosen from approved list.||6|
|History and Culture Coursework: Choose one of the following pairs:||6|
|Early Masterpieces of Western Culture|
and Modern Masterpieces of Western Culture
|Western Civ to 1660|
and Western Civ Since 1660
|US Hist to 1877|
and US Hist Since 1877
|British Isles to 1688|
and Britain and World Since 1688
Credit is not given for both RHET 233 and CW 243. Students who have taken RHET 233 prior to declaring the CW major must take CW 208 instead of CW 243 to complete this requirement. Students who take CW 208 for their Expository Writing requirement cannot count CW 208 toward the required 12 hours of Creative Writing coursework.