Major Academic Plan for B.A. in English, Option 3 - Creative Writing

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 3 3  GE   
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
Free Electives 6      
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GEF, S, SuENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 5 3  GE   
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Third Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
ENGL 2206 Creative Writing Workshop 3   R1  
ENGL 2211 Introduction to Literary Analysis 3   F, SENGL 1102 or equivalent 
ENGL 2280 Grammar and Usage
or ENGL 2281 Introduction to Language Studies
3   S or F, S  
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 7 or 8 3  GE   
ENGL 3306 Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop 3  UMR1ENGL 2206 (or equivalent) 
ENGL 3311 Literary Criticism and Theory 3  UMF, S60 credits including ENGL 2211 
ENGL Survey Course 3      
Upper Division Free Electives 3  UU   
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
GE Objective 5 (with lab) 4  GE   
ENGL 4406 Advanced Creative Writing Workshop 3  UMR1ENGL 3306 or permission of instructor 
ENGL Genre Course 3  UM   
ENGL Language Studies Course 3  UM   
ENGL Survey Course 3      
Semester Total16
Sixth Semester
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
ENGL Genre Course 3  UM   
ENGL Survey Course 3      
ENGL Theme, Identity, and Performance Studies Course 3  UM   
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
ENGL Advanced Writing Course 3  UM   
ENGL Period Course 3  UM   
Upper Division Free Electives 9  UU   
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
ENGL 4494 Senior Seminar in Creative Writing 3  UMR1, SENGL 4406 and permission of instructor 
Upper Division Free Electives 3  UU   
Free Electives 8      
Semester Total14
Total120

MAP Credit Summary 

MAP Credit SummaryCredits
Major45
General Education37
Electives to reach 120 credits38
Total120