Creative and Professional Writing

Develop your writing skills in a variety of genres — all with a professional, career-oriented focus. Good writers are always in demand. You can also see the world during our travel writing courses.

From Concept to Publishing

In this track you will be able to choose your own projects, develop your portfolio and gain expertise in a wide range of areas including:

  •      Screenwriting
  •      Travel writing
  •      Creative writing
  •      Fiction
  •      Writing for the web
  •      Literary nonfiction
  •      Graphic narrative
  •      Personal memoir
  • While specializing in Creative or Professional Writing you can also take courses from other concentrations including Filmmaking, Music, and Design. In fact, in the Media & Communications major you have the opportunity to specialize in more than one concentration for your BA. Please see BA Degree Requirements for the list of writing courses as well as other Media & Communication courses. Be sure to check out the Additional Electives for a complete list.

Career Training

This track will help you prepare for a career (or graduate studies) in:

  •      Writing
  •      Web journalism
  •      Creative development (film/TV/web)
  •      Internet publishing
  •      Editing
  •      Marketing

Student Video Spotlight

Scribbler by Melodia Morales

Awkward America, English is Weird  by Haiyin Liang

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