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The Creative Writing concentration trains students in writing imaginatively for professional publication. Students strengthen their creative skills in a variety of genres through a series of writing workshops, which they take alongside courses in literary history and analysis. They acquire a solid grounding in literary forms; they learn to think critically and creatively about how writers represent the material of everyday life; they gain insight into writing and audience through the intense study of style, voice, and genre; and they develop an understanding of the standards by which literary works are judged.
Completion of ENG 101 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE/HON 101 WORLD LITERATURE, ENG 205 LITERATURE TO 1700, ENG 206 LITERATURE FROM 1700 TO 1900, ENG 207 LITERATURE FROM 1900 TO THE PRESENT, and one course focused on Race, Ethnicity, and Sexuality (RES) required.
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