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Majoring in Creative Writing

Total program semester hours: 44

Core Requirements: 20 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
WRT 201 Introduction to Creative Writing 4
WRT 303 Poetry Writing 4
WRT 304 Fiction Writing 4
WRT 305 Literary Magazine Staff 2,2
WRT 390 Great Author Immersion 2
WRT 499 Senior Seminar in Writing 4

Elective Core

8 semester hours from the following:

Code Course Title Units
WRT 303 Poetry Writing (repeatable once as elective core) 4
WRT 304 Fiction Writing (repeatable once as elective core) 4
WRT 305 Literary Magazine Staff 2,2
WRT 307 Special Topics Writing & Literature 4
WRT 324 Literary Non-Fiction Writing 4

Electives (16 semester hours chosen from the following):

Code Course Title Units
WRT 307 Special Topics in Writing & Lit 4
WRT 309 Creative Writing Workshop 4
WRT 324 Literary Non-Fiction Writing 4
ENG 335 Los Angeles Fiction 4
ENG 354 American Literature II 4
ENG 385 Studies in Ethnic American Literature 4
ENG 430 Contemporary American Fiction 4
ENG 434 Studies in the American Novel 4
LIT 362 Contemporary Latin American Literature in Translation 4
LIT 375 Modern Asian Literature in Translation 4
SPAN 386 Chicano Literature II 4