Jan 28, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Writing BA

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Especially designed for future writers, the writing major offers a wide range of intensive writing experiences combining such areas as rhetoric, professional, general and creative writing.

These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus and online program.

Declaring This Major

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General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the three areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Students majoring in English Writing must present a total of 36 hours in the major (excluding ENGL 1010, 1020 and 2030), of which 27 hours must be earned in upper-division courses.
  2. None of the required 39 hours may be taken on a pass/fail basis.
  3. Only courses completed with a grade of C- 1.7 or above may be counted toward the major.
  4. At least 15 upper-division hours of the student’s work in writing must be taken from English faculty at CU Denver.
  5. Internship/cooperative education courses may be counted toward the major (up to 6 hours) for students who have completed over 60 credit hours overall (junior standing or higher).


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