Department of Writer’s Workshop

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing, offered by the Writer’s Workshop, is a program of intensive study in the making of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. The B.F.A. in writing requires a minimum of 72 semester hours of major course work designated by the candidate’s area of emphasis in consultation with the student’s program adviser. Students must successfully complete all major courses with a grade of “C” (2.0) or better. A Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in creative writing requires 120 credit hours of course work. Candidates for the degree must meet the following requirements:

General Education Requirements

All students enrolled in a degree program in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media must meet the university general education requirements. Additional information on these requirements can be found on page 69 of this catalog and on the University General Education website ( Please consult with an academic advisor for recommended choices for the major.

For more information…

contact the Department of Writer’s Workshop at 402-554-2406.