Creative Writing Emphasis Area | BAS & BLS
The University of Iowa

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

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The emphasis area requires all of these courses:

And at least three of these courses:

  • CINE:1150 Intro to Screenwriting for Nonmajors (3 s.h.) Effective Fall 2022
  • CNW:1620 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction  (3 s.h.) Effective Fall 2022
  • CW:2870 Fiction Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:2875 Poetry Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:3870 Advanced Fiction Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:3875 Advanced Poetry Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:4745/WRIT:4745 The Sentence: Strategies for Writing (3 s.h.)
  • CW:4760/WRIT:4760 The Art of Revision: Writing for Clarity (3 s.h.)
  • WRIT:1500 Writing Commons: A Community of Writers (1-3 s.h.)
  • WRIT:3005/CW:3005/INTD:3005 Professional and Creative Business Communication (3 s.h.)