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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, Creative Writing Concentration, (BA)

Degree Requirements: 120 Credits

General Education* 41-42
Major Core 24
Concentration 36
Electives 18-19
Total Credits 120


General Education Curriculum

University Success Skills

(1 credit)


Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.


Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits.  

Arts and Humanities

Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.

Natural Science

Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits.  

Behavioral Wellness and Social Science

Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits.  No more than one course may be from the Wellness category.  


Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.

Civic Studies

Choose one course for 3 credits.  Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.​

English Core Curriculum

ENGL 213  or ENGL 223  may be used to fulfill Literature General Education requirement.

Creative Writing Concentration

In addition to the 18 credit English major (BA) core curriculum, the Writing Concentration major must complete the following:

100-200 Level ENGL/COMM courses: 3 credits

(excluding composition courses)

300-400 Level ENGL/COMM courses: 6 credits

General Electives - 18-19 credits