Sep 23, 2021  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 [Archived Catalog]

Literature and Creative Writing

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The Literature and Creative Writing Pathway offers discussion-oriented courses across a range of literary genres and themes, with a choice of emphasis on either literature, creative writing, or both. Students will learn to read and write literary art critically and creatively, with clarity and imagination, and with sensitivity to multi-cultural expressions of diversity.

To complete this integrative pathway, students must choose a minimum of 12 credits as described:

Choose 12 credits from the following, at least 4 credits at the 4000 level:

  • IHSS 1976 – Fiction from Film to the Internet

  • IHSS 19XX – The American Dream 

  • 1000-level LITR Elective

  • 2000-level LITR Elective

  • 4000-level LITR Elective

  • 1000-level WRIT Elective

  • 2000-level WRIT Elective

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