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Bachelors Degree in Creative Writing

Program Details

Authors and inpiduals whose responsibility is to be creative on a daily basis have developed their abilities to abstract and create images in their head of the path they will take during the creative process. Creative writers need to have the foundations of the English language in order to write and have to be familiar with the different aspects of the human experience. There are many times of creative writing including creative nonfiction, poetry, writers in different ethnic groups, literature and myth, and modern world literature. 

Saint Mary of the Woods College offers the Bachelor program in Creative Writing to students by introducing them to a wide variety of techniques and sources of creative literature and writing. Students will be developing their discipline and focus, developing their eye for detail, collaborative working with others, understanding the aspects of humanity, experiencing different styles and genres, enhancing their own writing techniques, and discover how to communicate with all people instead of those on their level. Though the program, students will develop their knowledge of topics related to the human experience including education, art, history, science, psychology, theatre, music, and social sciences. They will be prepared for careers as authors, writers, editors, or designers. 

This program includes a curriculum dependent on developing the talents needed for creative writing. The classes that are part of the curriculum include interpretive reading and reader’s theatre, publication production, creative writing, poetry, creative nonfiction, drama, journalism, advertising, women writers, fiction, media reporting and an introduction to mass media.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission