Majors and Minors
We offer majors in Creative Writing, Literary Studies, and Teacher Education (ILA) and minors in Creative Writing, Literary Studies and Film Studies (interdisciplinary). Our programs culminate in a senior writing project and a senior reading. Along the way, we will nurture your ability to read, write, analyze, argue, edit, create, teach, research, and pursue your own passions.
To deepen learning and extend job-and-grad-school possibilities, our students often double major in Literary Studies and Creative Writing. Or pick up a second major or minor in another field. Our most popular -- and marketable -- double major or minor combinations are:
- Creative Writing & Literary Studies
- English & Art, Theater, or Music
- English & Psychology or Sociology
- English & Communication
- English & Business
- English & Women's Studies
- English & History, Religion, or Philosophy
Creative Writing students who minor in Literary Studies take 3-4 additional literature courses. To double major, Creative Writing students take 4-5 more literary studies courses. Literary Studies students minoring in Creative Writing integrate a 3-course creative writing sequence into their schedule. To double major, Literary Studies students take a 5-course creative writing series. See your advisor, Program Director, or Chair for details. And check in with the Registrar to declare the second major or minor.
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