PROGRAM PROPOSAL FOR A MAJOR IN ENGLISH WITH CREATIVE WRITING EMPHASIS
NAME _____________________________ STUDENT ID # ______________________ DATE______________ E-MAIL _______________ PHONE ____________ FACULTY ADVISOR ______________________________ This program is designed for students who want a sound basic knowledge of the English literary tradition as a whole and at the same time want to develop skills in writing poetry or fiction. The major requires a total of 13 five-unit courses for a total of 65 units chosen from the courses offered through the Department of English and the Program in Creative Writing. The 13 courses must be chosen to fulfill the categories of requirements listed below. Indicate below relevant courses already taken and/or those that you are considering taking.
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English 160 Poetry and Poetics (This is the required Writing-in-the-Major (WIM) course) *MUST BE TAKEN FOR LETTER GRADE* courses in British literature before 1750:
________________________________________ 4-5. Two
courses in British literature from 1750-1900 or American literature before 1900:
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________________________________________ 6. One course 7. One 8. One
course in Critical Methods: course in 20th-century literature:
*Courses taken to satisfy the above requirements cannot also satisfy a Creative Writing requirement. ENGLISH 198 or tutorials elsewhere (such as tutorials in the Overseas Studies Program) may not be substituted for required courses.
One: English 90 Fiction Writing OR 91 Creative Nonfiction 92 Reading and Writing Poetry courses in either the PROSE or the POETRY concentration. Circle the chosen concentration.
11. One Literature Course in Poetry in addition to 160 Poetry & Poetics, approved by a Creative Writing Professor: Course___________ Approver’s signature _____________ 12.
11-13. Three PROSE
11. English 12.
146 Development of the Short Story
Choose One: English 190, 190F, 190G, 190R, 190V, OR 191T 13. English 190 Intermediate Fiction Writing
(taken for a second quarter) OR English 290 Advanced Fiction Writing
Choose One: English 192, 192T, OR 192V
13. English 192 Intermediate Poetry Writing (taken for a second quarter) OR English 292 Advanced Poetry Writing
In addition to the preceding requirements,
At least 1 of the 13 courses must be in American literature. At least 1 of the 13 courses must be in British literature after 1750. At least 1 of the 13 courses must be a Major’s seminar.
(Please consult the department for a list of Major’s seminars. Students are advised to take the seminar early, as seniors do not have priority over all others. Students are encouraged to take more than one seminar format course in both their senior and junior years.) Student Signature