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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2023-2024 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  
 
  May 26, 2024
 
2023-2024 Johnstown Campus Catalog

Writing, BA


Faculty: Michael Cox, Marissa Landrigan, Eric Schwerer

 

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:

I. Required Writing Courses (27 credits)


Students must satisfy the following requirements.

II. Required English Literature Courses (6 credits)


III. Required English Literature Elective Courses (3 credits)


Students must select any one additional English Literature course.

IV. Required Content Area Courses (12 credits)


Complete 12 credits from one of the approved Writing Related Areas in consultation with your advisor.

A relevent minor may be substituted for the related area.

V. 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.

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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