The creative writing emphasis area provides students with an understanding of the multiple facets of written communication. It requires 18 semester hours.

The emphasis area requires all three of these courses:

  • CLSA:3742 Word Power: Building English Vocabulary (3 s.h.)
  • CW:2100 Creative Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:4897 Novel Writing (3 s.h.)

And at least three of these courses:

  • CW:2870 Fiction Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:2875 Poetry Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:3005 Professional and Creative Business Communication (3 s.h.)
  • CW:3870 Advanced Fiction Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:3875 Advanced Poetry Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:4745 The Sentence: Strategies for Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:4760 The Art of Revision: Rewriting Prose for Clarity and Impact (3 s.h.)
  • THTR:2301 Playwriting I (3 s.h.)
  • THTR:3301 Playwriting II (3 s.h.)
  • WRIT:1500 Writing Commons: A Community of Writers (1-3 s.h.)