Jun 02, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Creative Writing, BA

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Find your passion in literary art: immerse yourself in it, understand it, create it. Creative writing students practice an extensive study of literature along with the craft of writing across multiple genres.


Program Length

Four years for a complete BA degree.  Two years for students transferring in with an AAOT degree.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of a degree in Creative Writing, students are able to

  • identify, describe, and compare the literary features of a variety of genres across different historical periods and cultures.
  • compose in a variety of genres, showing critical awareness of traditions, aesthetics, prosody, and narrative techniques, paying particular attention to audience and purpose.
  • create work of original literary art, from the early brainstorming stage to a polished, final draft.
  • revise to strengthen ideas, form, and voice, as well as edit mechanics including grammar, syntax, and punctuation.
  • create cover letters, queries, and other industry-specific materials for professional submission of creative work to agents, editors, and publications.

Baccalaureate Degree Core

Baccalaureate Degree Core Requirements   

At least one course (4 credits) from the following requirements must be in U. S. literature:

Eight credits from the following:

Total: 48 Credits

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