Writing

Writing

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For more information, contact Dr. Jodi Varon at jvaron@eou.edu or Dr. David Axlerod at daxlelrod@eou.edu.

Students in the Writing Concentration take the Common Core classes for the English and Writing Degree in addition to courses in the Writing Concentration. These requirements are:

Common Core (34-35 hours)

Take all of the following:

  • English 220: Sophomore Seminar: Rhetoric and Culture (Fall)
  • English 221: Sophomore Seminar: Literary/Film Analysis (Winter)
  • English 222: Sophomore Seminar: The Creative Process (Spring)

Take two (2) of the following:

  • Writing 240: Introduction to Poetry Writing
  • Writing 241: Introduction to Fiction Writing
  • Writing 243: Screenwriting Fundamentals
  • Writing 248: Introduction to Writing in the Genres

Take two (2) of the following:

  • Writing 220: Methods of Tutoring
  • Writing 230: News Writing
  • Writing 281: Writing in the Community

Take two (2) of the following:

  • English 371: British Literature Before 1800
  • English 372: British Literature After 1800
  • English 381: American Literature Before 1865
  • English 382: American Literature After 1865

Capstone:

  • English 401: Research (Fall)
  • English 403: Capstone (Winter)
  • English 406: Publication/Presentation (Spring)

Writing Concentration Requirements (32-33 hours)

Take all of the following:

  • Writing 348: Intermediate Writing in the Genres
  • Writing 341: Intermediate Fiction
  • Writing 342: Intermediate Poetry
  • Writing 351: Professional Editing and Publishing
  • Writing 441: Advanced Fiction OR Writing 442: Advanced Poetry

In addition, Writing Concentration students should take at least one (1) upper-division English (ENG) elective and a minimum of twelve (12) upper-division elective credits in Writing (WR).

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