Requirements: Creative Writing Major (B.A.)

All BA or BSc degrees require the completion of a minimum 128 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
For further degree requirements, please see our BA/BSc Requirements Page.

Global Liberal Arts Core Curriculum

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Course Number Course Name Prerequisites
EN 2020 CCE (minimum grade of "C") Writing & Criticism EN1010 (minimum grade of "C")
FR 1200 CCF (or above) (minimum grade of "C") Elementary French & Culture II  FR1100 (minimum grade of "C")
CCI 1 Four Integrative Inquiry Courses (course type CCI)
(May not overlap with major, at least one must be at AUP. All courses must be outside the major's disciplinary base.)

Freshmen satisfy CCI courses as follows: FirstBridge (two courses) and two additional CCI courses outside the major discipline. FirstBridge courses may not replace major requirements.

Transfer students satisfy CCI courses as follows: four CCI courses outside the major discipline; at least one CCI must be taken at AUP.
 
CCI 2  
CCI 3  
CCI 4  
CCX Experiential Learning  
MA 1005 or Above (course type CCM) Quantitative Reasoning  
Lab science course coded CCS Experimental Reasoning MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 41 credits/45 credits for honors

(Minimum grade of “C-“ required in each course)

 

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES
CL1025 The World, the Text & the Critic I None
CL1050 The World, the Text & the Critic II None
CL/EN2100 (course type CCR) Introduction to Creative Writing: A Cross- Genre Workshop None
CL/FR3400
or
FR/CL2094
Literary Translation & Creative Writing
or
French Fiction Now
FR1200CCF OR FR1300CCI OR FR2100CCI OR FR2200CCI OR FR1200 OR FR1300 OR FR2100 OR FR2200
or
FR1300CCI OR FR2100CCI OR FR2200CCI
CL/EN4000 Advanced Creative Writing Topics (working in the genre of specialization) CL2100 OR CL2100CCR OR EN2100 OR EN2100CCR
CL4075 (course type CCC) Portfolio – 1 credit College Level=Junior AND ( Major=Comparative Literature OR Major=Creative Writing)

 

Select two different courses from the following list
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
CL/FM2028 The Art of Screenwriting None
CL/EN3100 Poetry None
CL/EN3200 Fiction None
CL/EN3300 Creative Non-Fiction None

 

Select two different courses from the following list
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
CLxxxx Any course coded CL that is NOT a creative writing course  
CLxxxx  

 

Select four CREDITS from the following list
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
CL3035 Contemporary World Literature None
CM1850 Magazine Journalism Practicum – 2 credits None
CM1851 Online News Practicum – 2 credits None
CM1852 Video News Practicum – 2 credits None
CL3020 Production, Creation, Translation, Publication None
CM3850 Editorship – variable credit None
CL3098 Internship ‘Editing, Publication, & Cultural Administration’ – variable credit None

 

To graduate with honors in Creative Writing
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
CL/EN4095 Senior Creative Project College Level=Senior

 

Creative Writing – Creative Arts Track

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
CL1025 The World, the Text & the Critic I None
CL1050 The World, the Text & the Critic II None
CL/EN2100 Introduction to Creative Writing: A Cross- Genre Workshop None
CL/FR3400 Literary Translation & Creative Writing FR1200CCF OR FR1300CCI OR FR2100CCI OR FR2200CCI OR FR1200 OR FR1300 OR FR2100 OR FR2200
CL/EN4000 Advanced Creative Writing Topics [working in the genre of specialization] CL2100 OR CL2100CCR OR EN2100 OR EN2100CCR
CL4075 Portfolio – 1 credit College Level=Junior AND ( Major=Comparative Literature OR Major=Creative Writing)

 

Select two different courses from the following list
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
AR1010 Introduction to Drawing None
AR1015 Introduction to Painting None
CM/FM1019 Introduction to Video Production None
DR/EN2000 Theater Arts None
AR2012 Drawing II None
AR2016 Painting II None
FM/CM2018 Writing Fiction for Television None
CL/FM2028 The Art of Screenwriting None

 

Select two different courses from the following list
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
CLxxxx Any course coded CL that is NOT a creative writing course  
CLxxxx  

 

Select four credits from the following list
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
CM1850 Magazine Journalism Practicum – 2 credits None
CM1851 Online News Practicum – 2 credits None
CM1852 Video News Practicum – 2 credits None
CL3020 Production, Creation, Translation, Publication None
CL3035 Contemporary World Literature None
CM3850 Editorship – variable credit None
CL3098 Internship ‘Editing, Publication, & Cultural Administration’ – variable credit None

 

To graduate with honors in Creative Writing
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME  PREREQUISITES
CL/EN4095 Senior Creative Project College Level=Senior

 

FREE ELECTIVES

Any courses desired – must complete a total of 128 credit hours to graduate.