Jun 22, 2024  
General Catalog 2023-2024 
General Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Creative Writing, Certificate of Special Study

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The Certificate of Special Study in Creative Writing is program intended for those persons who wish to study the art of literary writing in addition to earning a degree in English or another area, or without matriculating for a degree. Admission to the program requires the consent of both the creative writing program coordinator and the chair of the department. The certificate program will comprise a minimum of 12 units of upper-division work.

Required Courses:

Students may take 12 units composed of two courses in one genre (courses may be repeated one time) and one in either of the other genres; or students may take one course in each of the three genres. Recommended: at least one course at the upper-division level in an area of contemporary literature. Note: Prerequisites for the certificate may be waived only with permission of the advisor and specific course instructor.

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