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Creative Writing Minor

A Vibrant Community of Writers Who Study Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction and Publishing
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    Study Book Arts & the Publishing Industry

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    Among Public National Universities, U.S. News & World Report

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    Award-Winning Faculty & Staff Members

Alumni work as:

Creative Writing minors apply their training in positions that call for writing and editing. This includes options in digital/tech fields.

Students who earn the Certificate in Publishing are equipped to move into careers in the publishing industry.

Creative Writing students are qualified to move into fields of professional communication, including those with government agencies and marketing firms.

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Learn To

Participate in a rigorous apprenticeship in the art and craft of creating literature

Develop critical faculties, understanding of literary forms, and aesthetic judgment

Build a strong foundation in the historical literary tradition and a grounding practice of the art of writing

Construct a thoughtful interdisciplinary foundation for understanding the relationship of creative writing to other arts and scholarly areas

I admire the energy, artistic nuance, and emotion with which a writer can carry a story. This is what I love about reading what other writers have created: discovering the heart of a story.
Patricia, BFA Alumna
Creative Writing Minor Program Overview