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Table of Contents: 2014-2015 Warren Wilson College Catalog 0.1 Academic Calendar 0.2 Warren Wilson College Catalog 0.3 From the President 0.4 Accreditation and Licensure 0.5 Table of Contents 1.01 Mission, Values, Objectives, and Vision 1.02 The Triad 1.03 History 1.04 Undergraduate Admission 1.05 Financial Aid 1.06 Withdrawal and Return of Aid Policy 1.07 Student Life 1.08 Pew Learning Center and Ellison Library 1.09 Educational Resources and Services 1.10 Academic Advising 2.1 Triad Education Program 2.1.1 Academics 2.1.2 Work Program 2.1.3 Service Program 2.2 Baccalaureate Degree Requirements 2.3 Academic Policies and Regulations 3 Programs of Study 3.2 Undergraduate Programs of Study 3.2.01 Africana Studies 3.2.02 Art 3.2.03 Biology 3.2.04 Chemistry 3.2.05 Creative Writing 3.2.06 Education 3.2.07 English 3.2.08 Environmental Studies 3.2.09 Gender and Women's Studies 3.2.10 Global Studies 3.2.11 History and Political Science 3.2.12 Integrative Studies 3.2.13 Mathematics 3.2.14 Modern Languages 3.2.15 Music 3.2.16 Outdoor Leadership 3.2.17 Peace and Justice Studies 3.2.18 Philosophy 3.2.19 Physics 3.2.20 Psychology 3.2.21 Religious Studies 3.2.22 Social Work 3.2.23 Sociology/Anthropology 3.2.24 Theatre 3.2.25 Women's Studies 3.2.26 Writing 3.3 Graduate Program 3.3.1 Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing 4.01 Courses of Instruction 4.02 Anthropology (ANT) 4.03 Art (ART) 4.04 Biology (BIO) 4.05 Business (BA) 4.06 Chemistry (CHM) 4.07 Economics (ECO) 4.08 Education (EDU) 4.09 English (ENG) 4.10 Environmental Studies (ENS) 4.11 Gender and Women's Studies (GDS) 4.12 Global Studies (GBL) 4.13 History (HIS) 4.14 Interdepartmental (INT) 4.15 Modern Languages (LAN) 4.16 Mathematics (MAT) 4.17 Music (MUS) 4.18 Outdoor Leadership (ODL) 4.19 Peace and Justice Studies (PAX) 4.20 Philosophy (PHI) 4.21 Physical Education (PED) 4.22 Physics (PHY) 4.23 Political Science (PSC) 4.24 Psychology (PSY) 4.25 Religious Studies (REL) 4.26 Science (SCI) 4.27 Social Work (SWK) 4.28 Sociology (SOC) 4.29 Theatre (THR) 4.30 Writing (WRI) 5.1 Administration and Staff 5.2 2014 - 2015 Undergraduate Faculty 5.3 Graduate Faculty 6.1 Board of Trustees 6.2 Alumni Board 6.3 Endowed Scholarships

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A. Michael Matin
Professor of English

A. Matin Address:
WWC CPO 6115
PO Box 9000
Asheville, NC 28815-9000

Phone: 828.771.2015

Email: mmatin@warren-wilson.edu

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3.2.07 English


3.2.07.2.3

English/Creative Writing

(See also Major in Creative Writing within the Writing Program, Section 3.2.27)

Total Credit Hours: Students must earn a minimum of 44 credit hours in English and Writing to fulfill the major requirements.

  1. Course Requirements:

    1. A. Eight (8) credit hours from the following:
    2. ENG 335 Medieval Life and Literature
    3. ENG 336 Literature and Culture of the Renaissance
    4. ENG 344 Literature and Culture of the Restoration and Queen Anne Period
    5. ENG 345 Literature and Culture of the Enlightenment Period

    6. B. Eight (8) credit hours from the following:
    7. ENG 337 Romanticism
    8. ENG 338 Literature and Culture of the Victorian Period
    9. ENG 339 Modernism
    10. ENG 347 Colonial and Postcolonial Literature

    11. C. Eight (8) credit hours from the following:
    12. ENG 215 Epic-Heroic Mode
    13. ENG 340 Chaucer
    14. ENG 341 Shakespeare
    15. ENG 343 Milton

    16. D. Four (4) credit hours:
    17. WRI 140 Creative Writing: Introduction

    18. E. Two (2) credit hours:
    19. ENG 230 Modern English Grammar
    20. 	OR
    21. WRI 230 Modern English Grammar

    22. F. Eight (8) credit hours from the following:
    23. WRI 210 Creative Writing: Playwriting
    24. WRI 211 Creative Writing: Poetry
    25. WRI 212 Creative Writing: Fiction
    26. WRI 213 Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction
    27. WRI 311/312 Advanced Fiction Workshop
    28. WRI 313/314 Advanced Poetry Workshop
    29. WRI 316/317 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Workshop
    30. WRI 394 Creative Writing: MFA Residency AND WRI 395 Creative Writing: MFA Workshop (4 credit hours combined)

    31. G. Four (4) credit hours in writing or research. Possible courses include (but are not limited to):
    32. WRI 142 Introduction to Writing for Media
    33. WRI 201-205 Advanced Composition
    34. WRI 210/310 Creative Writing: Playwriting
    35. WRI 220 Writing About Place
    36. WRI 320 Environmental Journalism
    37. WRI 381 Research in Creative Writing
    38. Writing Special Topics courses
    39. Approved College Composition II courses in any department

    40. H. Two (2) credit hours:
    41. WRI 419 Senior Writing Portfolio
  2. Additional Requirement:
    1. A substantial senior writing portfolio: a collection of finished short stories, novel chapters, creative nonfiction pieces, or poetry totaling approximately 40 pages