Jay Ponteri, English literature & writing faculty, won the Sarah Winnemucca Award for Creative Nonfiction for his memoir, Wedlocked, in March 2014.
BA in English Literature & Writing
Creative Writing Concentration
Minimum of 180 total quarter credits
Minimum of 60 upper-division credits
Minimum of 45 credits from Marylhurst
60 credits required for major
Required Core Courses - 21 credits
Introduction to Literature & Writing
Introduction to Literary Genres
Literary & Critical Theory
Survey of American Literature
Survey of British Literature
One world or ethnic literature course
Concentration Coursework - 39 credits
Required concentration courses - 21 crs.
Senior Creative Writing Workshop
Writing Pedagogy: Teaching & Tutoring
or Writing as Rhetoric
Form & Technique
Three Writing Seminar I courses
One Writing Seminar II course
Shakespeare or a Period Study course
One Study in Literary Genre course
Electives - 12 crs.
Any literature or writing courses
Please see the current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.