2022-23 University Bulletin 
    Jun 12, 2024  
2022-23 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English: Creative Writing Track, B.A.

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NY State Program Code: 04132
HEGIS Code: 1501.00
CIP Code: 23.0101

(36 credits)

General Education Requirements

All students must satisfy the University’s General Education and foreign language requirements , in addition to the requirements for the major.

Creating Context (12 credits)

Literature in Practice (12 credits total)

Additional Explorations (6 credits)

In addition to the above requirements, students will select from the department’s 200- and 300- level literature (i.e. non-workshop) offerings to complete the Explorations portion of the Major.  Of these 6 credits, at least 3 credits must be a 300-level “Literary History” or “Critical Perspectives” literature course.  Students may request approval from the chair for a class from outside the major to count as an English elective.

Courses may include the following:

Workshops (9 credits total)

Creative Writing Capstone Seminar (3 credits)

Semester Sequence

Degree: B.A.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 36
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENG (0122) 206 Constructing Canons* 3 or ✓            
ENG (0122) 231 Early Literary Formations I* or ENG (0122) 232 Modern Literary Formations* 3   or ✓          
ENG (0122) 250 The Study of Literature* 3   or ✓          
ENG (0122) 203 Foundations of US Latinx Literature* or ENG (0122) 262 Black Writers I* or ENG (0122) 263 Black Writers II* 3   or ✓          
Literature Track
Creative Writing Track


Level I-IV Language ** 0-12 or ✓ or ✓ or ✓ or ✓
*Students must receive a C or better in these classes
**Students may elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the foreign language requirement

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