Requirement for creative writing




06-12-2010


 · Creative writing jobs have a variety of personal and educational requirements. Writers must have a vivid imagination and be able to handle criticism and rejection.


Creative Writing Concentration Requirements. Creative writing concentrators rethink literature from the inside, integrating literary study with genre-based workshops. In addition to mastering the skills of working writers, our students think critically and creatively about the complexity and diversity of US writing…


The Creative Writing Department is looking for students who are interested in developing their love of writing. Students will demonstrate 1) a desire to write and improve writing through a statement of purpose and 2) ability in writing each of the four forms (scriptwriting, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry).


(New requirements, for students who enter UM in Fall 2016 or later. All other students may choose to follow these requirements for the Creative Writing minor, or they may follow the old requirements listed below. Students may declare the minor in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing through their school or college.


Requirements Major Requirements. This major may be declared upon the completion of three creative writing workshops (English courses ending in 9) and a course focused on close reading. Courses only fulfill the requirement under which they are listed. See the full course listing.


Requirements for the Creative Writing major 12 credits as follows. Five writing courses from among: ENG 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 306, 307, 308, 309, or 311, as follows:


BFA Degree Requirements. All undergraduate students at UNCW must complete a minimum of 124 credit hours of study to earn a degree. In addition to meeting UNCW's University Studies requirements, candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in creative writing must also complete requirements toward the major.