Sep 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

English Major, Creative Writing Emphasis, B.A./B.S.


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42 hours; 2.0 major GPA required

Creative writing programs at the University of Southern Indiana provide focused coursework for students interested in writing poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, pllaywriting and screen writing. Creative writing faculty are published writers committed to undergraduate writing excellence and their craft.

Creative writing students and faculty form an exciting leterary community, which offers many opportunities to get involved, like the Student Writers Union, FishHook (a student literary magazine), Southern Indiana Review (a national bi-annual literary journal) and the Southern Indiana Reading Series.

The English department offers a major in English with a creative writing emphasis as well as a minor in Creative Writing.

English Major


Notes: (1) English majors are normally expected to use HUM 241 - The Humanistic Tradition in Literature I  or HUM 242 - The Humanistic Tradition in Literature II  to fulfill Ways of Knowing-World Languages and Cultures in Core 39. (2) ENG 101  and ENG 201  do not fulfill any requirements for any major or minor in English or English Teaching.

English Courses (21 hours)


Shared English Core (12 hours)


All English and English Teaching majors are required to complete a 12-hour shared core of courses:

Shared English Electives (9 hours)


All English and English Teaching majors are required to complete 9 hours of shared electives at the 300- and 400-level:

Creative Writing Emphasis (21 hours)


Directed Electives (12 hours)


At the 300- and 400-level as follows:

Choose One of the Following (3 hours)


Choose One of the Following (3 hours)


Choose One of the Following (3 hours)


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