Program Requirements

About the major

The Creative Writing major requires a minimum of 27-30 semester credit hours. All Creative Writing students will successfully complete a program devoted to literary history.

About the minor

A minor in Creative Writing requires at least 15 semester credit hours.

Departmental honors

Majors in Creative Writing may attain departmental honors by:

  • Successfully completing the major requirements
  • Submitting a portfolio by March 15 of their senior year to be juried by outside readers
  • Achieving a grade point average of 3.50 in upper-division English classes