Creative Writing - Fiction Track

Requirements for the Major in Creative Writing - Fiction Track

The major requires successful completion of the following:

Course Requirements
ENGL 101Literature and Composition4
Select one of the approved 300-level English courses focusing on literature from the period before 1800 (attribute ENGP)4
Select three additional 300-level English courses12
WRIT 206Beginning Fiction Workshop4
WRIT 211Forms of Fiction4
WRIT 306Intermediate Fiction Workshop4
WRIT 406Advanced Fiction Workshop4
Select one of the following:4
Beginning Poetry Workshop
Beginning Playwriting Workshop
Beginning Narrative Nonfiction Workshop
Select one of the following:4
Forms of Poetry
Forms of Drama
Total Semester Hours44
Additional Requirements
A comprehensive exercise is required 1


A student who maintains a 3.33 grade point average in creative writing courses and earns a grade of B+ or above on the comprehensive exercise is eligible to pursue an honors project. The honors project consists of a critical thesis on some element of creative writing, looking at established works of literature through the lens of craft.