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Creative Writing Certificate - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: , CIP: 23.0101 English Language and Literature, General)

Completing the Creative Writing Certificate Program

Academic Requirements

Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.3 overall in required and elective certificate courses in order to be awarded the certificate upon completion of their Bachelors Degree.

Transfer Credit Policy

The English Department awards credit for courses take elsewhere that approximately correspond — in content, approach, and/or pedagogy — to courses offered in our program.

Prerequisite Courses

ENG 207: Introduction to Writing Poetry & Prose Fiction

Required Courses

Contemporary and Modern Literature requirement, choose one of the following: 392 Literature, Writing, Practice, 326 Modern British and Irish Fiction, 328 Multicultural British Literature, 337 20th C Lit in the U.S., 338 The Novel in the U.S., 339 American Poetry, 353 Experimental Fiction, 357 Contemporary Literature, 361 Modern & Contemporary Poetry, 362 Poetry Movements, 363 Modernist Poetry, or 387 Women Writers.

Three Electives

ENG 390: Creative Writing: Poetry
ENG 391: Creative Writing: Fiction
ENG 434: Advanced Poetry Workshop
ENG 435: Advanced Fiction Workshop
*Students may request substituting 1 300-level writing workshop with a similar writing workshop course in a different genre, such as ENG 393: Literary Non-Fiction or TH 485: Play Writing.
*At least one workshop must be at the 400 level.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Creative Writing Certificate
Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate18

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or minor requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:41:04