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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2018-2019 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Apr 03, 2020
 
2018-2019 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Writing, BA


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Faculty: Michael Cox, Marissa Landrigan, Eric Schwerer

Adjunct Faculty: Kristin Baxter, Bethany Goch, William Fine, Scott Sheets

A. Program Emphasis in Creative Writing


Each student who selects Writing-Creative Writing as a major must complete the following requirements:

I. Required Writing Courses (27 credits)


Students must satisy the following requirements.

III. Required English Literature Elective Courses (6 credits)


Students must select two additional English Literature courses.

IV. Foreign Language or Literature in Translation Courses (6-9 credits)


Students must complete two courses of a language sequence or 9 credits of Literature in Translation courses.

V. Required Humanities Courses (9 credits)


Students must complete one Music or Fine Arts course, one Communication or Theatre course, and one Philosophy course.

B. Program Emphasis in Professional Writing


Each student who selects Writing-Professional Writing as a major must complete the following requirements:

III. Required English Literature Elective Courses (3 credits)


Students must select any one additional English Literature course.

IV. Required Related Area Courses (15 credits)


Students, in consultation with their advisor will construct a related area, consisting of 15 credits in disciplines related to Professional Writing.

V. Foreign Language or Literature in Translation Courses (6-9 credits)


Students must complete two courses of a language sequence or 9 cerdits of Literature in Translation courses.

VI. Required Humanities Courses (9 credits)


Students must complete one Music or Fine Arts course, one Communication or Theatre course and one Philosophy Course.

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