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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Professional and Creative Writing, BA

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The major combines a liberal arts background in literature with specialized writing courses in creative writing (fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, screenwriting), business writing, professional writing, scientific and technical writing, editing, and publishing. Students in this specialization are expected to complete ENG 301 and ENG 303 prior to enrolling in other upper-division major requirements.

Total Required Courses Credits: 32

Approved Writing Electives

Select 27 credits from a combination of creative writing, professional writing and editing, and practicum courses. At least 2 credits must be practicum credits and at least one 400-level creative writing or professional writing and editing elective class is required.

Total Approved Writing Electives Credits: 27

Literature, Linguistics, and Film Electives Credits: 10

Select 10 additional credits of literature, linguistics, and film studies courses at or above the 300-level. No more than 5 credits of film may be counted as elective credits in the professional and creative writing major.

Total Credits: 74

College and Department Information

English Department  
College of Arts and Humanities  

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