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Program Requirements

Creative Writing - Prose and Poetry : Certificate
Minimum Credits for Graduation: 30

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Fall Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 14
ENGL101, Academic Writing II, 3 cr.
Creative Writing majors have permission to concurrently enroll in ENGL 101 and ENGL 102. ENGL 100, if required, must be completed before enrolling in ENGL 101.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL102, Approaches to Literature, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series Workshop, 1 cr.
ENGL 261 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

Unrestricted Electives
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
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Unrestricted Electives
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
@
Use Schedule Search for electives

Writing Workshop Elective
Select a minimum of 1 credit from the courses listed below:
ENGL 135, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film, 1 cr.
ENGL 266, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film, 1 cr.
Use Schedule Search for electives

Spring Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL215, Short Fiction, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL227, Creative Writing Workshop, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry, 3 cr.
ENGL 229 is only offered occasionally.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL260, Creative Writing Portfolio, 1 cr.
ENGL 260 is only offered occasionally.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL262, Writing Workshop - Poetry, 1 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry, 1 cr.
ENGL 275 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 1
ENGL108, Performance Poetry & the Spoken Word Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series Workshop Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL271, Writing Internship Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

SUNY General Education & TC3 Liberal Arts courses

Note: The @ symbol represents any course number or discipline. For example, BIOL @ means any course with a Biology course prefix. An @ alone means one course in any course discipline with any course number.