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Creative Writing Certificate CRWR

Degree Type: Certificate

College(s): Arts and Sciences

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
ENGL 222 Intro to Creative Writing 3
ENGL 422 Adv Creative Writing Workshop 3
Select one course from the following:
LITR 231 Poetry 3
LITR 241 Intro to World Short Fiction 3
LITR 251 World Drama 3
LITR 261 World Novels 3
LITR 330 Contemporary Literature 3

Why choose the Creative Writing Certificate?

With its dual emphasis on writing and reading creative works, a Creative Writing Certificate encourages students to improve communicative and language skills while developing creative and critical faculties. Producing as well as reading and responding to creative texts, allows students to develop analytical skills and problem-solving skills; fosters an appreciation for language as both an expressive and a communicative medium; and encourages students to develop a deeper understanding of human nature, contemporary society, and the role of the individual in today's world.

Admission Requirements

This Creative Writing Certificate is open to any student admitted to Ferris State University and pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

Graduation Requirements

An academic certificate may only be awarded upon completion of a baccalaureate degree at Ferris State University. At least 50% of the credits for the certificate must be Ferris State University credits. The certificate requires 9 credit hours and a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher in these course(s).

More Information

Advisor: Dr. Gordon Reynolds
Phone:   591-2521
email:   reynoldg@ferris.edu

Languages & Literature Department
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive / ASC 3080
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone:   591-3988


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