Certificate in Creative Writing

This program concentrates on the development of creative writing and editing skills to prepare students to apply to a program in creative writing, submit a manuscript for publication or work in the publishing field. In order to be admitted into the certificate program students must take ENGL 111 or be granted permission.

Learning Outcomes

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in at least one form of creative writing (poetry, fiction, memoir).
  • Employ the conventions of different forms of creative writing.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in editing and publishing skills.

Class Requirements

CORE REQUIREMENTS: (12 HRS.)

ENGL 290      Creative Writing Portfolio (3)

[and]

Choose 3 of the following:

ENGL 221      Beginning Creative Writing – Fiction (3)

ENGL 222      Creative Writing – Poetry (3)

ENGL 225      Intermediate Creative Writing – Fiction (3)

ENGL 227      The Memoir and Personal Essay (3)

ENGL 232      Intermediate Creative Writing Poetry (3)

ENGL 298      Literary Magazine Internship (3)

RELATED REQUIREMENTS: (6 HRS.)

ARTS 151L    Creative Expression (3)

BART 165L    Book Arts (3)

ENGL 120      Writing Creatively (3)

ENGL 228      Creative Nonfiction: Writing on Location (3)

ENGL            Any 200-level literature course (3)

FILM 175       Screenwriting I (3)

MART 123     Adobe InDesign (3)

NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.

TOTAL 18 CREDITS MIN.

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