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    Feb 26, 2024  
2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog 
2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and a concentration in Creative Writing

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Program Overview

The Creative Writing track of the English major emphasizes the writing of poetry, fiction, drama, and creative nonfiction, encouraging the crossing of genres. Creative Writing students learn to examine poems and prose works with the eyes of apprentice writers, energetically mastering the best literary models. Working intensely with faculty mentors, Creative Writing majors mature into promising artists in their craft and learn to educate the discerning readers of the future.

Program Contact
Christina Heckman, PhD
Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website.

Progression and Graduation Requirements
  • Courses completed as part of the Core Curriculum in Area C cannot be duplicated in Area F.
  • A grade of C or better is required in all Major Concentration courses.
  • Graduating seniors must submit an exit portfolio acceptable to the appropriate portfolio committee.

Core Area A-E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Minor Concentration & Electives: 30 Hours

Minor Concentration: 15-18 Hours

Electives: 12-15 Hours

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Hours for the Degree: 124 Hours

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