Students who major in Literature and Creative writing must complete 12 courses and pursue one of two tracks: Literary Scholarship or Creative Writing.

  • Literary Scholarship Track

    Requirements Course Details
    5 required courses Literary Interpretation
    Foundations of Literature I: Epic and Drama
    Foundations of Literature II: Lyric Poetry and the Novel
    Introduction to Creative Writing
    Problems and Methods of Literary Studies
    5 major elective courses At least 4 courses from offerings in Literature, 1 of which must be pre-modern
    1 Creative Writing  elective may be counted toward this requirement
    At least 1 of these 5 courses must be a 3000-level course
    Only 1 course may be cross-listed from the Core
    2 Capstone Seminar and Project

    Sample Course Schedule

    The following is an example of a typical course schedule for NYUAD Literature and Creative Writing majors, Literary Scholarship Track during four years of study.

    Literary Scholarship Track (PDF)

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