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Program Sample Plan

Program name: English B.A.
Sample Plan: Creative Writing
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Physical Sciences) :4.0 cr
CLA 1001: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Recommend that students visit at least one professor in office hours each semester.
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
ENGW 1101W - Introduction to Creative Writing : 4.0 cr : LITR, WI
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
CLA 1002: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Recommend that students declare major this term.
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
ENGL 3001W - Textual Analysis: Methods : 4.0 cr : WI
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Mathematical Thinking) :3.0 cr
LE (Environment) :3.0 cr
Recommend that students get experience using UM Virtual Library, http://www.lib.umn.edu/undergrad/
Recommend that students use Student Writing Center, http://writing.umn.edu/sws/index.htm
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
ENGL 3005W - Survey of American Literatures and Cultures I : 4.0 cr : LITR, DSJ, WI
ENGL 3007 - Shakespeare : 3.0 cr : LITR
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Civic Life and Ethics) :3.0 cr
Recommend that students plan for study abroad or internships.
Research arts organizations on campus and in Twin Cities (eg: MN Orchestra, Theatre Fringe Festival)
Visit the Open Book, http://www.openbookmn.org
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
ENGL 4311 - Asian American Literature and Drama : 3.0 cr : LITR, DSJ
ENGL 4722 - Alphabet to Internet: History of Writing Technologies : 3.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Recommend that students have internship or participate in study abroad.
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
ENGL 3004W - Historical Survey of British Literatures II : 4.0 cr : HIS, WI
ENGW 3102 - Fiction Writing (Intermediate) : 3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Recommend that students have internship or participate in study abroad.
Begin post-graduation planning.
LE (Technology and Society) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
ENGW 4205 - Screenwriting : 3.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
Recommend that students have internship and/or plan for post-graduation.
Apply for admission to a spring semester section of ENGL/ENGW 3960W before October 30.
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
ENGW 3960W - Capstone Seminar in Creative Writing : 4.0 cr : WI
Elective :4.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Recommend post-graduation planning.
ENGW 3960W is possible for Year 4 Fall (apply by March 30th of Year 3 Spring).