Spring 2024 Update 
    Dec 07, 2023  
Spring 2024 Update

English: Creative Writing Track, B.A.

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 Sophomre Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
ENG (0122) 231 Literature in English I* 3 or ✓            
ENG (0122) 232 Literature in English II* 3   or ✓          
ENG (0122) 233 Literature in English III* 3     or ✓        
ENG (0122) 250 The Study of Literature* 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