Creative Writing Concentration
All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (30 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
- WRWS 1010 Contemporary Writers
WRWS 2050 Fundamentals of Fiction Writing
WRWS 2060 Fundamentals of Poetry Writing
Additional 3 upper level hours from Department of Writer's Workshop (WRWS)
12 hours to be selected from one area listed below.
WRWS 2100 Basic Fiction Studio (4 hours)
WRWS 3100 Fiction Studio (4 hours)
WRWS 4100 Fiction Studio (4 hours)
WRWS 2200 Basic Poetry Studio (4 hours)
WRWS 3200 Poetry Studio (4 hours)
WRWS 4200 Poetry Studio (4 hours)
Creative Nonfiction Studies
WRWS 2300 Basic Creative Nonfiction Studio (4 hours)
WRWS 3300 Creative Nonfiction Studio (4 hours)
WRWS 4300 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Studio (4 hours)
Additional 6 hours to be selected from list below:
ENGL 2310 Introduction to British Literature I
ENGL 2320 Introduction to British Literature II
ENGL 2450 American Literature I
ENGL 2460 American Literature II
Secondary Field I: must be English (12 hours)
- 12 hours of upper level English Literature courses.
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
WRWS 3500 Creative Writing for the Arts may not be used as the upper level additional three hour requirement.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
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