Expression in Writing and Arts Track | BAS & BLS
The University of Iowa

The Expressions in Writing and Arts track embraces interconnections between literature, writing, visual arts, and creative expression.

The track requires 12 s.h. of foundation course work and 18 s.h. of upper-level course work (courses numbered 3000 or above) offered by distance education.

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Foundation course work –Must complete 12 s.h.

  • AMST:1075 American Popular Music: Rock and Roll to 1980 (3 s.h.)
  • AMST:1076 Rock and Roll 1980 to the Present (3 s.h.)
  • ARTH:1030 Themes in Global Art (3 s.h.)
  • ARTH:1040 Arts of Africa (3 s.h.)
  • ARTH:1070/CHIN:1070 Asian Art and Culture (3 s.h.)
  • CINE:1150 Introduction to Screenwriting for Nonmajors (3 s.h.)
  • CLSA:1805 Legends and Heroes of Ancient Rome (1 s.h.)
  • CLSA:2016 Classical Mythology (3 s.h.)
  • CNW:1620 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (3 s.h.)
  • COMM:1816 Business and Professional Communication (3 s.h.)
  • COMM:2048 Transforming Media: From Telegraph to Internet (3 s.h.)
  • CW:2100 Creative Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:2870 Fiction Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:2875 Poetry Writing (3 s.h.)
  • LING:1003/WRIT:1003 English Grammar (3 s.h.)
  • LING:2900 Language, Gender, and Sexuality (3 s.h.)
  • RHET:2135 Rhetorics of Diversity and Inclusion (3 s.h.)
  • THTR:2301 Playwriting I (3 s.h.)
  • WRIT:1500 Writing Commons: A Community of Writers (3 s.h.)

Upper-level course work –Must complete 18 s.h.