Dec 03, 2022
1. Core Curriculum Requirements (42 hours)
A. Communication (12 hours)
C. Life and Physical Sciences (6 hours)
Lab hours for life and physical science courses are counted in a student’s electives, not in the student’s 42-hour core component.
D. Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)
E. Creative Arts (3 hours)
F. American History (6 hours):
G. Government and Political Science (6 hours)
H. Social and Behavioral Science (3 hours)
* Only students receiving a grade of A in ENG 133H get credit for both ENG 131 and ENG 132 ; if they receive a grade of B or C, they must take ENG 132 ; if they receive a grade lower than C, they must take ENG 131 and ENG 132 .
** Only three hours for MTH 233 can be counted in the student’s core. The fourth hour will be counted in the student’s electives.
Foreign language proficiency through the SFA 232 level (SPH 479 for American Sign Language).
Three hours from visual and performing arts:
3. Major in creative writing:
A first major of at least 33 semester hours.
A mandatory minor in literature of at least 21 semester hours, with at least 15 advanced hours.
5. Forty-two or more semester hours
of advanced work (courses numbered 300-499 inclusive), at least 36 at SFA.
6. A minimum of 42 semester hours
in residence at SFA.
7. Enough additional semester hours
Enough additional semester hours to make a total of at least 120 semester hours.
8. A grade
of at least C or better is required in each freshman English course; a C average or better at SFA; a C average in all specified work completed in the academic major or minor.
9. Writing requirement:
All students completing a degree program in the College of Liberal and Applied Arts must meet the standards for writing in the discipline set by their major. Students should see their departmental advisor for those standards.
10. Double-dipping rule:
Double-dipping is using the same course to fulfill two different requirements in a degree plan. Normally, students may not double-dip more than six to seven hours across their degree plan. Anything beyond that must be approved by the dean.