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2023-2024 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Creative Writing, B.A.

Bachelor of Arts
Curriculum 0288 Requirements

English Department  

Suggested Semester Plan: Program Pathway   

General Education Requirements

Students must meet requirements for general education; see The Cardinal Core Curriculum  for details. Certain courses that fulfill major or cognate requirements may also apply to general education.

Major Departmental Requirements 42 Credits

Departmental Requirements: (6 cr.)

Writing Workshop Requirements: (21 cr.)

Introductory (6 cr.):

(Transfer students and students changing their major to Creative Writing may satisfy this requirement with any equivalent lower-level writing course, excluding First-year Composition.)

Intermediate (6 cr.)

Select two upper level (300) writing courses from the following - one must meet the Advanced Writing Requirement (AWR):

Advanced (6 cr.)

Must be successfully completed twice as part of the Capstone Experience.

Language and Literature Requirements: (12 cr.)

Capstone Experience (0 cr.)

Creative Writing majors must submit a successful portfolio based on guidelines established and approved by the English Department. Majors must enroll in ENG 485  , in both semesters of senior year, and in the following non-credit course: ENG 488  .

Electives 44-45 Credits

Certain major/cognate courses may also satisfy GE requirements thus increase elective credits accordingly.

Total Credits minimum 120

Additional Degree Requirements

  1. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all required major courses (Major Departmental Requirements).
  2. Completion of all Undergraduate Degree Requirements .