2017-2018 Catalog > Undergraduate Studies > Undergraduate Majors > English Major, B.A. with Creative Writing Concentration
English majors with a concentration in Creative Writing must take a minimum of 33 credits in English at or above the 200 level, at least 21 of these credits must be in literature, 15 credits of which must be 300 level or above (excluding independent study and internships).
Six credits in English, exclusive of independent study and internships, must be taken during the senior year. Transfer students must complete at least 12 credits in English at Hood. The senior seminar (ENGL 470) must be taken at Hood.
Students must take either ENGL 222 or two courses in literature before 1800. The English and Communication Arts Department, through the advising process, will determine which courses fulfill the pre-1800 requirement. Noted as H1 after course description.
Students must take either ENGL 223 or two courses in literature after 1800. The English and Communication Arts Department, through the advising process, will determine which courses fulfill the post-1800 requirement. Noted as H2 after course description.
Students must take two courses in two different genres from courses numbered:
Noted as G after course description.
Students must take:
Students must take at least one course from the following:
Noted as WS after course description.
Students must take the Senior Seminar, a capstone course in literary theory and criticism
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