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Creative Writing (BFA)

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Sample Degree Plan Courses

The following is a list of courses based on sample degree plan. Other requirements may be necessary to complete this degree.

Creative Writing

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

BFA Requirements

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Foreign Languages

Demonstration of proficiency in a language and language area by one of the options listed below: Graduating from a high school where all instruction was conducted in a language other than English; Demonstrating proficiency in the language on the 2020 course level; Having completed four years of one language in high school (student must have completed the fourth full year, for example, Spanish IV, and received credit for these courses); Having completed one of the departmental options listed below (12-14 hours minimum in the same language area, or fewer by advanced placement and high school experience). Note: Foreign language courses numbered 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020, 2120 apply to Group II, not Group V. German, Russian and East Asian Languages (Chinese, Japanese) Completion of GERM 1010 and 1020 plus a minimum of six additional hours from: GERM 1170, 1180, 2010, 2020, 2170, 2180, 2310, 3310 and/or GERM 2600, 3150, 3160, 3600, and 4150; Completion of CHIN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020; Completion of JAPN 1010, 1020, plus a minimum of six additional hours from: JAPN 2010, 2020, 2150, 2160, 3120, and 4150; Completion of RUSN 1010 and 1020 plus a minimum of six additional hours from: RUSN 2010, 2020, 2150, 2160, 3120, 3130, and/or 4150. Romance and Classical Studies (French, Italian, Latin, Spanish) Option I: FREN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020; ITAL 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020; LAT 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020; SPAN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020. Option II: (one of the following) FREN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2120; LAT 1010, 1020, and two of LAT 2010; CLCV 2410, 2420, 2450; SPAN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2120. American Sign Language: EDIS 3240, 3250, 3260, 3270 Course 2020 is required for admission to 3000-level courses. Credit toward a degree is not granted for foreign language courses which duplicate more than two units of high school study.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Departmental Options

Course 2020 is required for admission to 3000-level courses. Credit toward a degree is not granted for foreign language courses which duplicate more than two units of high school study.

1 courses required.

German

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

GERM Elementary Language And Culture I
4.0
GERM Elementary Language And Culture II
4.0

Mathematics, Computation and Natural Sciences

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Mathematics

Completion of one of the following: Three and one-half years of high school mathematics or equivalent proficiency as demonstrated on a placement test; MATH 1150, 1260, 1280, 1290 or 1300**; MATH 1120 or 1220** and one of the following: PHIL 1030; CS 1000 or 1010; Three years of high school mathematics and CS 1000 or 1010. High school mathematics means college preparatory mathematics, which normally includes algebra I and II, geometry, and, in the case of three and one-half years, trigonometry. Remedial, technical, and business mathematics are not applicable.

1 courses required.

Natural Sciences

Must complete three science courses including two courses with a laboratory experience. All courses must be from the approved list in the College of Arts and Sciences Handbook.* Two of the courses must be BG Perspective courses

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Arts and Humanities

5 courses from at least 4 of the following depts: ART 1010 only,ARTH, ENG, MUCT, PHIL, POPC, TCOM, THFM

15.0 Hrs. required.

English Composition

Completion of GSW 1120 or demonstration by examination of proficiency in written expression equivalent to that attained by the student who completes that course. (A penalty is imposed if GSW 1120 is not completed within the first 60 hours.)

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Major Requirements

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Creative Writing Common Time

ENG 99 Creative Writing Common Time(must complete 4 semesters)

4 courses required.

ENG Creative Writing Common Time
0.0

Sophomore Year

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ENG Imaginative Writing
3.0
ENG Craft of Poetry
3.0
ENG Craft of Fiction
3.0
ENG Creative Writing Workshop
3.0

Junior Year

*Out of the 4 required 3000/4000 level workshops, the student must haveat least 1 in both genres.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Senior Year

*Out of the 4 required 3000/4000 level workshops, the student must haveat least 1 in both genres.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ENG Senior BFA Thesis Workshop
3.0

Additional Courses

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ENG Language Study
3.0

Required Minor

21.0 Hrs. required.

Electives

8.0 Hrs. required.

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