Oct 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Creative Writing Minor

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Department Contact:

Chair: Dr. Robin L. Cadwallader, rcadwallader@francis.edu, 814-472-3342

Program Description:

The Creative Writing minor cultivates students’ appreciation of and ability to compose creative texts in different genres (including, but not limited to, short fiction, poetry, plays, and novels) for a variety of audiences, purposes, and contexts. 

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students who complete the Creative Writing minor will be able to do the following:

  • identify distinct characteristics of different creative genres;
  • demonstrate their understanding of and ability to emulate and deviate from these characteristics in their creative compositions; and
  • prepare, through meticulous revision, editing, and proofreading, such compositions for potential audiences and publication venues. 

Total Credits Required:

15 credits

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