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Creative Writing (CRW)


CRW 2100 - Reading and Writing the Short Story - 3 credits

Fall and Spring Semesters

This course examines the nature and breadth of the short story and introduces the student to the craft of writing short fiction.

Prerequisite: Six (6) credits of Writing/English at the 1000-level.


CRW 2300 - Creative Writing I - 3 credits

Fall Semester

Explores in theory and practice the nature, value and the techniques of prose and poetry writing.

This course meets the General Education Arts Breadth and Reading/Writing Enhancement requirements.

Prerequisite: Six (6) credits of Writing/English at the 1000-level.


CRW 2310 - Creative Writing II - 3 credits

Spring Semester

Continues CRW 2300.

This course meets the General Education Arts Breadth and Reading/Writing Enhancement requirements.

Prerequisite: Six (6) credits of Writing/English at the 1000-level.


CRW 2350 - Writing Poetry - 3 credits

Spring Semester

Engages students in writing poetry and includes extensive in class discussion of the students’ own poems and proposed methods of revision. Experimental forms are included, as well as work in more traditional forms.

This course meets the General Education Arts Breadth and Reading/Writing Enhancement requirements.

Prerequisite: Six (6) credits of Writing/English at the 1000-level or permission of instructor.


CRW 3490 - Memoir and Life Writing - 3 credits

Offered periodically within a three-year academic cycle

Puts memories and discoveries about one’s life into words for readers to think about in terms of their own experiences. Emphasis on writing scenes that typify one’s life.

Prerequisite: Six (6) credits of Writing/English at the 1000-level.