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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Comparison: BA/BFA

Page address: http://english.mnsu.edu/cw/cwbabfa.html

BA English Creative Writing vs. BFA English Creative Writing

[Advising sheet]

Course BA 
Required
BFA 
Required
Beyond
BA
Foundation Writing & Literature      
ENG 275 Intro to Literary Studies 4 4 + 0
ENG 320 British Literature to 1785   4  
ENG 321 British Literature 1785-present   4  
  4   + 4
ENG 327 American Literature to 1865   4  
ENG 328 American Literature 1865-present   4  
  4   + 4
ENG 3xx Any World Literature selection 0 4 + 4
Major Author      
ENG 403 Selected Authors* or ENG 449 Topics in CW Form and Technique*   4  
ENG 405 Shakespeare: Comedies/Histories   2  
ENG 406 Shakespeare: Tragedies   2  
  4   + 4
* Acceptable sections of ENG 403 or ENG 449 must focus on three or fewer authors.      
Theory/Linguistics      
ENG 416 Film Theory and Criticism      
ENG 441 Literary Theory and Criticism      
ENG 3/4xx Any Lingustics selection      
  4 4 + 0
Additional Literature/Theory/Linguistics      
ENG 3/4XX Any additional literature/theory/linguistics selection 0 4 + 4
Form and Technique      
ENG 340 Form and Technique in Prose   4  
ENG 341 Form and Technique in Poetry   4  
  4   + 4
Contemporary Literature      
ENG 448 Contemporary Literature 4 4 + 0
Writing Workshops      
Choose from 342, 343, 344, 442, 443, 444, 446, and approved sections of 449 and 494:      
ENG 3/4xx Primary genre selection (Fiction/Nonfiction/Screenwriting or Poetry) 4 4  
ENG 3/4xx Primary genre selection (Fiction/Nonfiction/Screenwriting or Poetry) 4 4 + 0
ENG 3/4xx Secondary genre selection (Fiction/Nonfiction/Screenwriting or Poetry) 4 4 + 0
ENG 3/4xx Additional workshop (Fiction/Nonfiction/Screenwriting/Poetry) 0 4 + 4
Non-CW Practice      
ENG 1/2/3/4xx Selected courses in English, Speech, and Art, and/or approved independent writing, internship, or capstone project 0 0 + 0
TOTAL 40 68 + 28

revised Fall 2006