Creative Writing | St. Lawrence University English

Creative Writing

Major Requirements

A minimum of 10 semester units in English:*

  • Five courses at the 100, 200, or 3000 level, to include ENG 250 (Methods of Critical Analysis), one other literature course, and two introductory creative writing courses (201, 223, 241, 242, 243, 244, 293, or 295).
  • * Students matriculating in 2019 or after must complete one of the following surveys of literature as part of the introduction to the major: British Literature I or II (225 or 226), American Literature I or II (237 or 238), Adirondack Literature (231), or African American Literature (230).
  • Five courses at the 300, 400, or 4000 level.  These five courses must include a Senior Seminar (ENG 450).  Two courses must be taken under the Studies in Advanced Writing (AW) rubric, but no more than two courses may be taken from any one of the Studies rubrics.

    *Studuents may take more than the minimum of 10 courses in English.  However, no more than 14 units in a single department will receive credit toward graduation.
     

Minor Requirements

The English minor in creative writing requires ENG 250 (Methods of Critical Analysis); one literature course at the 200, or 3000 level; three writing courses, one of which must be from the Studies in Advanced Writing (AW) rubric; and one literature course at the 300, 400, or 4000 level.