Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 42

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Second Semester
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area E 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 4 9
 Units15
Fifth Semester
C W 301 Fundamentals of Creative Writing (Major Fundamentals) 3
C W 302 Fundamentals of Creative Reading (Major Fundamentals) 3
Literature Course (12 units) - Take One 6 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
Craft Course - Select One: 3
Craft of Poetry - GWAR  
Craft of Fiction - GWAR  
Craft of Playwriting - GWAR  
Literature Course (12 units) - Take One 6 3
Select One (Major Core): 3
The Creative Process  
Special Topics in Writing  
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Literature Course (12 units) - Take One 6 3
Creative Process Area and/or Workshop Area (12 units) - Take Two 7 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
C W 601 Work in Progress (Major Capstone) 3
C W 606 Art of Revision: from Draft to Manuscript (Major Core) 3
Literature Course (12 units) - Take One 6 3
Creative Process Area and/or Workshop Area (12 units) – Take Two 7 6
 Units15
 Total Units120-122