Sample Styles or Focus on a Genre
SNHU's online Creative Writing degree curriculum provides a foundation in various styles of writing and literature as well as the opportunity to specialize.
Take courses in playwriting, poetry writing, fiction writing and/or nonfiction writing. Then focus on your genre of choice with an advanced creative writing workshop.
Required Core Courses
Creative Writing Major Courses
ENG 226 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENG 340 Context of Writing: Contemporary Writers and Publishing
ENG 350 The English Language
ENG 431 Advanced Creative Writing (which is replaced with ENG 421 New Media: Writing and Publishing if choosing a fiction, nonfiction, poetry or screenwriting concentration)
LIT 300 Literary Theory
LIT 319 Shakespeare
LIT ELE One 200 level LIT elective
LIT ELE One 400 level LIT elective
Select three of the following:
Free electives (33 credits)
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