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Undergraduate Studies

To determine your adviser, see the advising info page from the Department of English. To determine your catalog year, see the catalog rights page from the Division of Student Affairs.

Majors

Bachelor of Arts in English, Literature option

Academic year 2020-21 

Department info  |  University catalog

* Note: For the Bachelor of Arts in English, English Major option, spring 2019 catalog and earlier, see page 321 inside the 2018-19 University catalog archive (PDF, 4.2MB).

Bachelor of Arts in English, Creative Writing option

Academic year 2020-21

Department info  |  University catalog

 

Bachelor of Arts in English Education

Academic year 2020-21

Department info  |  University catalog

Minors

English Literature minor

See the University Catalog for the English Literature minor requirements.

* Note: For the English minor, spring 2020 catalog and earlier, see page 288 inside the 2019-20 University catalog archive (PDF, 4.2MB).

Creative Writing minor

See the University catalog for Creative Writing minor requirements.

Literature of Diversity minor

See the University catalog for Literature of Diversity minor requirements.


Graduate Studies 

Master of Arts  — English

Master of Fine Arts  — Creative Writing

Department info  |  University catalog

Includes optional emphasis in Publishing & Editing

 

Credentials and Certificates

Single-Subject Teaching Credential — English

Department info  |  University catalog

For post-baccalaureate students

Certificate of Advanced Study in Composition

See the University catalog for Composition certificate requirements.

For post-baccalaureate or non-matriculated students

Admission to this certificate program requires the consent of both the MA English program coordinator and the chair of the department. Contact the certificate adviser to submit a letter of interest and a writing sample.

Courses toward the certificate may be taken while working toward a degree in any area, but units do not double count. Non-matriculated students should enroll in courses through Fresno State’s Open University Program.

Certificate of Special Study in Creative Writing

See the University catalog for Creative Writing certificate requirements.

For post-baccalaureate or non-matriculated students

Admission to this certificate program requires the consent of both the MFA Creative Writing program coordinator and the chair of the department. Contact the certificate adviser to submit a letter of interest and a writing sample.

Courses toward the certificate may be taken while working toward a degree in any area, but units do not double count. Non-matriculated students should enroll in courses through Fresno State’s Open University Program.