Dec 03, 2022  
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin Archived

Bachelor of Fine Arts for Liberal and Applied Arts, B.F.A.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Offerings (A-Z)

Creative Writing

1. Core Curriculum Requirements (42 hours)

A. Communication (12 hours)

B. Mathematics (3 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.

2. College Requirements:


Foreign language proficiency through the SFA 232 level (SPH 479  for American Sign Language).

3. Major in creative writing:

A first major of at least 33 semester hours.

4. Minor:

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.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Offerings (A-Z)