2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Writing, Literature, and Publishing, B.A.


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The undergraduate faculty of Writing, Literature and Publishing is committed to the following learning objectives for the BA in the Writing, Literature and Publishing program.

Students will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of literary history and of literary forms.
  2. Read, think, and write critically.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of research skills.
  4. Display creative writing skills in one or more of the literary genres.

Students take courses in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, magazine writing, and publishing, in addition to courses in literature that ground them in the English-language tradition and introduce them to other traditions.

Required Courses


Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing, Literature and Publishing complete 52 credit hours. No more than 4 credits of internship (PB 499 ) may be used toward the credits required for the BA degree.

One course at the 300 level Literature courses (4 credits)


One course from any of the 400 level Literature courses (4 credits)


Two courses in Literature, Publishing, or Creative Writing at the 200 level or above (8 credits)


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