B.F.A. degree program in creative writing
HEGIS code 1507
NYS SED program code 87220

Program/Department Advisers

Information about adviser(s) for this program is not currently available.

 

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Program requirements (42 credits)
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I. English 2120 and 2121 (6 credits)
English 2120 and 2121 are both required. Creative writing majors should complete either English 2120 or 2121, or be enrolled in one or the other, before continuing in other electives.

II. Creative writing courses (15 credits)
a) English 2301.
b) One of the following sequences:
1) English 3301, 3302.
2) English 3304, 3305.
3) English 3306, 3307.

c) Two additional creative writing courses in the English Department.

III. Fields of Study (12 credits)
One course from each of four of the following seven fields; at least one course must be chosen from Fields 1 through 3:
1. Middle Ages: English 3520, 3111, 3112, 4101; Comparative Literature 3614.
2. Renaissance: English 3120, 3121, 3122, 3123, 3124, 3125, 4102; Comparative Literature 3615.
3. Eighteenth Century: English 3131, 3132, 3133, 4103; Comparative Literature 3616.
4. Nineteenth Century and Romanticism: English 3140, 3141, 3142, 3145, 3151, 4104; Comparative Literature 3606, 3617.
5. American Literature and Culture: English 2402, 3157, 3159, 3156, 3151, 3152, 3153, 3154, 3163, 3164, 3160, 3161, 3162, 3165, 4105; Comparative Literature 3622, 3623.
6. Modernism: English 3171, 3172, 3193, 3153, 3161, 4108; Comparative Literature 3608, 3607, 3624, 3610, 3618, 3622.
7. Postmodernism and Contemporary Discourses: English 3180, 3174, 3193, 3194, 3191, 3187, 3166, 3154, 4109; Comparative Literature 3609, 3611.

IV. Additional course requirements (9 credits)

Nine additional credits in advanced English Department courses. Related courses offered by other departments may be substituted with the permission of the English Department chairperson.