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  Feb 20, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Creative Writing Major

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Major Program

Hamline’s creative writing major provides students a rigorous apprenticeship in the craft and process of writing; a tiered curriculum in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction; a strong background in the British and American literary traditions; and an understanding of the theoretical dimensions of reading and writing. Students will learn how to read closely as a writer, to create their own original works, and to analyze and appreciate the elements that comprise works of literature. 

Course Requirements

To earn a bachelor of fine arts (BFA), students must complete 15 courses: 9 courses in creative writing and an English minor (6 courses).


Creative Writing Topics

  • Two additional creative writing topics courses above 3000-level


  • WRIT 3990: Internship

English minor

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