Students with a uhd english degree graduate with a portfolio of original research and writing on a diversity of authors, genres, and literary movements from around the world creative writing immerses students in the art and craft of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and literary translation in workshops. Building on the broader study of a master's degree (ma or mfa), the phd degree in creative writing and literature is marked by increasing sophistication in writing and literary scholarship phd students craft a program that focuses on three distinct but related fields of expertise: a selected genre, including the history of the. The creative writing major deepens our current opportunities for students who are interested in learning through practicing the literary arts dr will donnelly, a graduate of the world-renowned iowa writers' workshop at the university of iowa as well as having a phd in creative writing from the university of houston,. English studies is an exciting discipline with a range of opportunities as varied as the city of houston itself offering a wide array of undergraduate courses for concentrations in english and american literature, creative writing, and linguistics the faculty, committed to teaching and recognized for their scholarship and. Creative writing is one of the fastest growing degree programs.
Minor in creative writing students who major in other fields of study may elect one of four minors in english each minor requires 18 hours of course work in english, as outlined below the english minor with standard secondary certification requires an additional 24 hours in keeping with the intent of a minor to broaden. Building on emerging excellence in creative writing, the mfa student should work toward increased sophistication in his/her art correspondingly, the mfa student should have ba 30 gpa in undergraduate studies one foreign language ( student can complete this requirement while in residence) gre general test. degree information the following four year degree plan is based on the uhd 2016-2017 academic catalog students should meet with a uhd academic advisor to develop their own plan catalog degree description finish uhd strong - four year degree plan (pdf) course descriptions one or more.
Degree programs the english program at uhd offers undergraduate majors in either english or professional writing english degree students have the opportunity to select one of three program concentrations: english education, creative writing or film studies the department offers two master's degree. The university of houston-victoria offers students the ability to complete their degree online with undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs across several disciplines for a complete list of all online program options, see list below u undergraduate degree completion programs g graduate degree programs. The department hosts various readings by prominent writers each semester, including the distinguished margaret root brown houston reading series two awards are given each year to undergraduate creative writing students: the sylvan n karchmer fiction prize and the howard moss.
Bw's creative writing major offers outstanding career preparation for journalism, marketing, publishing and other fields. Admission to the program is extremely competitive, with 20 new students across the 3 genres selected each year from the hundreds of applications received from around the world the curriculum for both masters and phd students emphasizes creative writing and literary study — in addition to writing their theses, all degree.
Core to the organization's mission, inprint proudly supports the next generation of creative writers in houston through fellowships and juried prizes for graduate students at the university of houston creative writing program and an annual prize for an undergraduate at rice university, inprint is able to enhance the writing. The university has been noted for its research in physical sciences in addition, it is among the few american institutions with a doctoral program in creative writing total enrollment for the university system is approximately 47,000 houston, university ofcampus recreation and wellness center, university of houston. The college of liberal arts and social sciences (class) is one of 14 academic colleges at the university of houston with nearly 10,000 students, class is the largest college of the university, and was established in 2000 after the college of humanities, fine arts, and communication and the college of social sciences.