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Program Requirements

Creative Writing - Prose and Poetry : Certificate
Minimum Credits for Graduation: 30

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Fall Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 14
ENGL101, Academic Writing II, 3 cr.
Creative Writing majors have permission to concurrently enroll in ENGL 101 and ENGL 102. ENGL 100, if required, must be completed before enrolling in ENGL 101.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL102, Approaches to Literature, 3 cr.
Creative Writing majors have permission to concurrently enroll in ENGL 101 and ENGL 102.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL227, Fundamentals of Creative Writing, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series, 1 cr.
ENGL 261 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

Restricted Elective
Select a minimum of 1 credit from the courses listed below:
For the Restricted Electives, choose from ENGL 108, 260, 271, or 275 in consultation with your advisor.

ENGL 108, Literary Performance & the Spoken Word, 1 cr.
ENGL 260, Creative Writing Portfolio, 1 cr.
ENGL 271, Writing Internship, 1 cr.
ENGL 275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry, 1 cr.
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Unrestricted Electives
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
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Spring Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL215, Short Fiction, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
ENGL212, Fiction Writing Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction Writing Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL262, Poetry Writing Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

Restricted Elective
Select a minimum of 1 credit from the courses listed below:
For the Restricted Electives, choose from ENGL 108, 260, 271, or 275 in consultation with your advisor.

ENGL 108, Literary Performance & the Spoken Word, 1 cr.
ENGL 260, Creative Writing Portfolio, 1 cr.
ENGL 271, Writing Internship, 1 cr.
ENGL 275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry, 1 cr.
Use Schedule Search for electives

Unrestricted Electives
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
@
Use Schedule Search for electives

SUNY General Education & TC3 Liberal Arts courses

Note: The @ symbol represents any course number or discipline. For example, BIOL @ means any course with a Biology course prefix. An @ alone means one course in any course discipline with any course number.