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Degree Requirements

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
Senior Thesis

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.

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Jay Ponteri Wins Oregon Book Award

Jay Ponteri, English literature & writing faculty, won the Sarah Winnemucca Award for Creative Nonfiction for his memoir, Wedlocked, in March 2014.

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May 01, 2014

Binford Writing Scholarship Application Deadline

Application deadline. The Binford Writing Scholarship is available for new students with a strong interest in writing. Preference given to commun...

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May 05, 2014

Scholarship application deadline for show:tell: A workshop for teen writers and artists

Scholarship applications due for June workshop for high school students (ages 14 to 18). Scholarships are awarded on needs basis. In the workshop,...

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May 08, 2014

Marylhurst Reading Series: Justin Hocking

Memoirist Justin Hocking will read from his debut memoir, The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld (Graywolf Press). His writing has appeared in T...

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