Literary Arts concentrators who wish to complete their concentration with Honors in Creative Writing must include two 1000-level workshops or independent studies among their courses and must, in addition, complete a thesis. The thesis is a substantial body of work that reflects the student’s achievement during his/her years in the Program: a collection of stories or poems, a novel, a play or screenplay, or an extended electronic/mixed media project. Students may complete a thesis by taking either LITR 1510 (an independent study) or by taking LITR 1410 (the Honors workshop).
Those who wish to pursue Honors in Literary Arts Production must incude two 1000-level workshops, production courses or related independent studies among their courses; and complete a production capstone project.
*Students wishing to complete Honors in Cross-Disciplinary writing must take either two special topics workshops, one special topics plus one genre workshop, or one workshop in each of two different genres. Students may complete the capstone projectby taking LITR 1510.