Aug 09, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

English and Creative Writing, B.A.


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Tulsa Curriculum and First Year Experience (51-53 hours)


Core Curriculum and First Year Experience (26-28 hours)


General Curriculum (25 hours)


  • Block I Aesthetic Inquiry and Creative Experience (6 hours)
  • Block II Historical and Social Interpretation (12 hours)
  • Block III Scientific Investigation (7 hours including one lab)

Major Requirements (30 hours)


Students who enroll in this major select one of two specializations: literature or creative writing.

English and Creative Writing Core (6 hours)


Two of the following courses:

Major Electives (24 hours)


Students may choose to complete the third core course and apply it to the major electives requirement. Otherwise, major electives must be at the 3000 level or 4000 level.

Upper-level English courses are assigned one or more “tags” designating them as Creation (C)  , Diversity (D)  , Early (E)  , and/or Media and Genre (M)  . Students select “tagged” electives according to their specialization.

Literature Specialization


Students who select the literature specialization complete major electives according to the following table:

  • 1 Creative (C) or Media and Genre (M)
  • 1 Diversity (D)
  • 1 Early (E)
  • 5 other upper-level major electives

Creative Writing Specialization


Students who select the creative writing specialization complete major electives according to the following table:

  • 4 Creative (C)
  • 1 Diversity (D)
  • 1 Early (E)
  • 2 other upper-level major electives

Required Minor (12 hours)


In consultation with the English advisor, students choose at least 12 hours of coursework in a subject demonstrably related to English. At least six hours in the minor field must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. Some minors require more than 12 hours.

General Electives (25 hours)


Total: 120 hours


Teacher Certification


Students seeking secondary teacher certification in English should consult their academic advisors to determine subject area courses that are appropriate and the Oklahoma State Department of Education regarding alternative certification.

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