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Bachelor of Arts in English - Option in Creative Writing - 4 Year Plan

Four Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2

Composition or Oral Communication
GE Math or other GE Class
GE Class
GE Class
Elective Class

3
3-4
3
3
1

Oral Communication or Composition
GE Math or other GE Class
Critical Thinking or other GE Class
GE Class
GE Class

3
3-4
3
3
3
Total Units
13-14
Total Units
15-16
Semester 3
Semester 4

ENGL 180
ENGL 250A
Critical Thinking or other GE Class
GE Class
GE Class

3
4
3
3-4
3

ENGL 250B
ENGL 204, 205 or 206
GE Class
GE Class
Elective Class

4
3
3-4
3
3
Total Units
16-17
Total Units
16-17
Semester 5
Semester 6

ENGL 380
Major Elective - Creative Writing Class
Major Elective - Recent Lit, Genre or Crit
Major Elective
GE Capstone Class *

4
3
3
3
3

Major Elective - Creative Writing Class
Major Elective - Recent Lit, Genre or Crit
Major Elective
GE Capstone Class *
Elective Class

3
3
3-4
3
3
Total Units
16
Total Units
15-16
Semester 7
Semester 8

Major Elective - Creative Writing Class
Major Elective - Recent Lit, Genre or Crit
GE Capstone Class *
Elective Class
Elective Class

3
3
3
3
3

Major Elective (if needed)
Major Elective (if needed)
Elective Class
Elective Class
Elective Class

3
3
3
3
3
Total Units
15
Total Units
15

* GE Interdisciplinary Capstone classes may be able to count for major and GE - see an advisor.

Major elective courses to make up the total 45 unit requirement can be chosen from any upper-division English course.