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2012-13 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

PDF of Creative and Professional Writing, B.F.A.

Creative and Professional Writing, B.F.A. major

Required Credits: 60
Required GPA: 2.25

I REQUIRED WRITING COMPONENT

A. COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSE:

B-TAKE 2 COURSES IN EACH OF TWO OF THE FOLLOWING
AREAS:

FICTION:
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

POETRY:
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

CREATIVE NONFICTION:
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

SCRIPTWRITING/PLAYWRITING:
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

PROFESSIONAL WRITING/TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION
SELECT FROM THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

ELECTRONIC WRITING AND PUBLISHING
SELECT FROM THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

INTERNSHIPS
SELECT FROM THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

C-TAKE 6-8 ADDITIONAL CREDITS EITHER FROM THE ABOVE
AREAS, OR FROM ARRANGED COURSES TO BRING TOTAL
WRITING CREDITS TO 21.

II REQUIRED LITERATURE COMPONENT

SELECT 9 SEMESTER CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

Select 12 additional credits of ENGL Genre, Period,
Culture, Author, or Film courses at the 3000 level or
above. PHIL 2240 Aesthetics (3 credits) and/or
PHIL 2310 Philosophy in Literature (3 credits) may be
taken in place of 3 to 6 of these credits.

III REQUIRED CONCENTRATION

COMPLETE THE COURSES IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING
CONCENTRATIONS A. OR B.

A. Complete 15 credits in additional ENGL literature
and/or ENGL or MASC writing courses.

B. Complete any minor or a second major. If a minor is
taken that is less than 15 credits, additional
credits must be taken, with consent of advisor, in
the same or a related discipline.

    IV REQUIRED SENIOR PROJECT

    COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

    SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR CREATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING MAJOR, B.F.A.

    Freshman

    • Literature courses
    • Liberal Education requirements

    Sophomore

    • Literature courses
    • Liberal Education requirements

    Junior

    • Writing courses
    • Literature courses
    • Elective courses

    Senior