CREATIVE WRITING MAJOR
The 36-hour Creative Writing major is designed for creative writers, professional writers, future educators, pre-professional students, editors, publishers, journalists, technical writers, media studies students, students in the fine arts, and students intending to continue to graduate school in creative writing, linguistics, education, composition, rhetoric, journalism, media, and English. The primary focus of the degree is to prepare students for careers in a workplace that is information-rich and that increasingly values communication skills and the ability to think creatively and critically.
CREATIVE WRITING MINOR
The 24-hour Creative Writing minor augments a primary course of study in English, composition, rhetoric, journalism, or speech; complements business majors or students pursuing careers in the fine arts; provides education majors a comprehension of creative writing pedagogy; allows students to explore an interest in creative and professional writing; and prepares students to publish and edit documents using a variety of media.