Creative Writing, B.F.A. Four-Year Degree Map for Bulletin Year 2021-2022

First Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
ENGL 1010: English Composition I
Pathways Required Core
3 ENGL 1012: English Composition II
Pathways Required Core
3
Math & Quantitative Reasoning
Pathways Required Core
3 Life & Physical Sciences
Pathways Required Core
3
U.S. Experience in Its Diversity
Pathways Flexible Core
3 World Cultures & Global Issues
Pathways Flexible Core
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3

Second Year

Fall Classes - 17 credits Credits Spring Classes - 14 credits Credits
Individual & Society
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Scientific World
Pathways Flexible Core
3
Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3
ENGL 2301: Introduction to Creative Writing
Major
4 ENGL 2121: Overview of Literary Study II
Major
4
ENGL 2120: Overview of Literary Study I Representative Selections of World Literature
Major
4 ENGL 3301 or 3304 or 3306
Major (First writing course in specific genre)
4
General Elective
General Elective
3    

Third Year

Fall Classes - 17 credits Credits Spring Classes - 14 credits Credits
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
ENGL 3302 or 3305 or 3307
Major (Second writing course in same genre)
4 ENGL 2302 or ENGL 3301-3307 or ENGL 4301
Major
4
ENGL Elective (Fields 1-3)
Major
4 ENGL Elective (Fields 4-6)
Major
4
General Elective
General Elective
3    

Fourth Year

Fall Classes - 14 credits Credits Spring Classes - 14 credits Credits
ENGL 2302 or ENGL 3301-3307 or ENGL 4301
Major
4 ENGL Elective
Major
4
ENGL Elective (Fields 4-6)
Major
4 ENGL Elective
Major
4
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3

Degree Details

42 Pathways Credits

48 Major Credits

30 General Elective Credits

Students may apply a second major, or a minor, towards their general elective credits.

120 Total Credits

Contact Information

English Department
3416 Boylan Hall
Roni Natov
rnatov@brooklyn.cuny.edu

The four-year degree map is designed to help you take the right courses in the right order so you can graduate in four years. It also helps you distinguish what courses qualify as Pathways courses, or Major courses, or General Elective courses. Ideally, you should follow the four-year degree map as closely as possible, but you are free to make some adjustments so long as the prerequisite requirements are satisfied.

Field 1 - Middle Ages: ENGL 3111, ENGL 3112, ENGL 3520, ENGL 4101, CMLT 3614.

Field 2 - Renaissance: ENGL 3120, ENGL 3121, ENGL 3122, ENGL 3123, ENGL 3124, ENGL 3125, ENGL 4102, CMLT 3615.

Field 3 - Eighteenth Century: ENGL 3131, ENGL 3132, ENGL 3133, ENGL 4103, CMLT 3616.

Field 4 - Nineteenth Century & Romanticism: ENGL 3140, ENGL 3141, ENGL 3142, ENGL 3143, ENGL 3145, ENGL 3151, ENGL 3156, ENGL 3157, ENGL 3158, ENGL 3160, ENGL 4104, ENGL 4107, CMLT 3606, CMLT 3617.

Field 5 - Modernism: ENGL 2402, ENGL 3152, ENGL 3153, ENGL 3156, ENGL 3159, ENGL 3160, ENGL 3161, ENGL 3162, ENGL 3163, ENGL 3164, ENGL 3165, ENGL 3170, ENGL 3171, ENGL 3172, ENGL 3173, ENGL 3193, ENGL 4110, ENGL 4107, ENGL 4108, CMLT 3607, CMLT 3608, CMLT 3610, CMLT 3618, CMLT 3622, CMLT 3623 , CMLT 3624, CMLT 3625.

Field 6 - Postmodernism & Contemporary Discourses: ENGL 2402, ENGL 3154, ENGL 3161, ENGL 3162, ENGL 3163, ENGL 3166, ENGL 3167, ENGL 3174, ENGL 3180, ENGL 3187, ENGL 3191, ENGL 3193, ENGL 3194, ENGL 4105, ENGL 4107, ENGL 4109, ENGL 4110, ENGL 4111, ENGL 4112, ENGL 4113, ENGL 4114, CMLT 3609, CMLT 3611, CMLT 3619, CMLT 3621, CMLT 3622, CMLT 3623, CMLT 3625, CMLT 4601, CMLT 4602.

In conjunction with the four-year degree map, you should review Degree Works, and the Brooklyn College website, for an approved list of courses in your major. Overall, it is best to review your academic plan with your advisor on a regular basis.

Contact Information

English Department
3416 Boylan Hall
Roni Natov
rnatov@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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