Apr 14, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Creative Writing, Minor

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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.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of a minor 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.

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