English, Creative Writing, & Book Arts

Program Courses & Information

 

Creative Writing Requirements

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 210  Beginning Creative Writing 3
Select two courses from: 6
ENG 231  Techniques of Poetry
ENG 232  Techniques of Fiction
ENG 233 Techniques of Creative Nonfiction

 

Book Arts Requirements

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ART 216  Book Arts 3
ART 322 Book Design 3
ENG 236  Professional Editing 3

 

Literary Studies Requirements

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 117 Intro to Literary & Cultural Studies 3
ENG 224 Masterpieces of World Literature 3
ENG 325 Masterpieces of British Literature 3
ENG 327 Masterpieces of American Literature 3

 

Communication Requirements

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 207 Studies in Composition and Grammar 3
ENG 234 Career Writing 3

 

Capstone Requirements

Complete one of the following options:

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 441 Professional Project –and­ 3
ENG 441 Senior Project 3
—- or­ —-
EDU 490   Student Teaching 12

 

Book Arts Concentration

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ART 217 Papermaking 3
ENG 242 Electronic & Periodical Publishing 3
ART 326 Book Arts II 3
Select one course from: 3
ART 214 Graphic Design
ART 214 Illustration
ENG 345 Book Culture

 

Creative Writing Concentration (12 credits)

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
Select 6 additional credits in creative writing at or above 200 level. 6
Select 6 additional credits in creative writing at or above 300 level. 6

 

Literary Studies Concentration

Select one course from:

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 451 Chaucer
ENG 453 Shakespeare

 

Select  6  additional  credits  in  literature  electives  at  or  above  200 6 credits
level that focus on major works of the literary canon 6
Select 3 additional  credits  in  literature  electives  at  or  above  300 3 credits
level that focus on major authors of the British or American canon