Creative Writing Option
As a Master of Arts in English student, you must complete the major’s core requirements and 1 of our 4 options to earn your degree.
Along with a Creative Writing Option, we offer:
Core Requirements for the 2022-23 Catalog
Core Research Methods
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies (3)
Core Literary Studies
Select one (1) course from the following:
(Note: These courses may be repeated for credit with different content).
MENG 6240 - Seminar in American Literature (3)
MENG 6250 - Seminar in British Literature (3)
MENG 6260 - Seminar in World Literature (3)
MENG 6510 - Seminar in Eminent Writers (3)
Creative Writing Emphasis Requirements
Forms and Crafts
MENG 6730 Creative Writing Forms and Crafts (3 credits)
Creative Writing Workshops:
Must take at least two (2) workshops (6 credits) from the following courses:
MENG 6740 Nonfiction Writing (3)
MENG 6750 Fiction Writing (3)
MENG 6760 Poetry Writing (3)
MENG 6950 Creative Writing Thesis: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry (1-6)
Elective courses may be taken to fulfill the minimum 33 credit hours required to graduate.