English B.A. with a Concentration in Creative Writing

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa) (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)3  
WLIT 1113 World Literature I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2113) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
1013 Elementary II World Language Course or higher (depending on placement in sequence)3  
University/State Core Fine Arts or U.S. History Course requirement3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
2003 Intermediate I World Language Course (or higher)  3
WLIT 1123 World Literature II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2123) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
University/State Core Social Science requirement   3
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab requirement  4
Year Total: 15 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL from Group A13  
ENGL from Group A or General Elective3  
Advanced Level Elective13  
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
2013 Intermediate II World Language Course (as needed)3  
ENGL from Group A1  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
University/State Core US History or Fine Arts requirement  3
University/State Core Social Science requirement  3
General Elective  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL from Group A13  
ENGL 2023 Creative Writing I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2013) (Sp, Fa)13  
University/State Core Social Science requirement3  
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab requirement4  
General Elective3  
ENGL from Group A (if needed) or General Elective1  3
ENGL from Group B or C1,2  3
General Electives  9
Year Total: 16 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 3013 Creative Writing II (Sp, Fa)1,23  
ENGL from Group B or C 1,23  
ENGL from Group B or C 1,23  
3000-4000 Level Elective13  
General Electives1  
ENGL 4013 Undergraduate Poetry Workshop (Irregular)1,2
or ENGL 4023 Undergraduate Fiction Workshop (Irregular)
  3
ENGL from Group B or C 1,2  3
ENGL from Group B or C 1,2  3
3000-4000 Level Fulbright College Elective1,2  3
3000-4000 General Elective1  3
Year Total: 13 15
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.

Group A
ENGL 2303English Literature from the Beginning through the 17th Century (ACTS = ENGL 2673) (Sp, Fa) (Required)3
ENGL 2313Survey of English Literature from 1700 to 1900 (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2683) (Sp, Fa)3
or ENGL 2323 Survey of Modern and Contemporary British, Irish, and Postcolonial Literature (Sp, Fa)
ENGL 2343Survey of American Lit from the Colonial Period through Naturalism (ACTS Equiv=ENGL 2653) (Sp, Fa)3
or ENGL 2353 Survey of Modern and Contemporary American Literature (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2663) (Sp, Fa)
Select from one of the following remaining survey courses:3
Survey of English Literature from 1700 to 1900 (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2683) (Sp, Fa)
Survey of Modern and Contemporary British, Irish, and Postcolonial Literature (Sp, Fa)
Survey of American Lit from the Colonial Period through Naturalism (ACTS Equiv=ENGL 2653) (Sp, Fa)
Survey of Modern and Contemporary American Literature (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2663) (Sp, Fa)
Total Hours12
Group B
ENGL 3203Poetry (Sp, Fa)3
ENGL 3213Fiction (Sp, Fa)3
ENGL 4303Introduction to Shakespeare (Sp, Su, Fa)3
Total Hours9
Group C
Six additional hours chosen from English or World Literature courses numbered above 30006
Total Hours6