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2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Creative Writing

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Bachelor of Arts 

The Creative Writing major provides students interested in developing their skills as creative writers with introductory and advanced courses in poetry and fiction writing within the context of the English major. In addition to maintaining the literary rigors of the English major at Providence College, this major in Creative Writing provides a pedagogical focus on creative writing, as well as capstone courses that focus on the craft and discipline of poetry and fiction writing. Students participating in this major will complement their critical and reading skills with creative expression in Creative Writing courses taught by established poets and fiction writers.

Required Courses

Academic programs vary in their requirements. Students should consult with their faculty advisor and the Academic Guidebook to review the Academic Planning Form pertinent to their program of study. In addition, students should review course descriptions regarding any prerequisites for required courses. Graduation requirements include a minimum of 120 credit hours, although some academic programs may require additional credits. Please refer to the Academic Resources section of the catalog for more information. Information regarding the new Core Curriculum, which takes effect with the Class of 2016, is available at http://www.providence.edu/academic-affairs/core-curriculum.

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