CREATIVE WRITING


Dr. Michael Rands
Assistant Professor of English
mrands@umobile.edu
251.442.2537

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Dr. Michael Rands
Assistant Professor of English
mrands@umobile.edu
251.442.2537

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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

A Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing gives aspiring writers the opportunity to develop their writing skills across a variety of forms and mediums, and equips them with the skills they will need to write professionally. Students will write fiction, poetry, and screenplays for film and television, while advancing their literary and critical studies. All creative courses are centered around the writing workshop, where students learn to edit creative work and to give and receive critical feedback in a group setting. There will be regular opportunities for students to interact with working creative professionals who give guest lectures, offer work guidance, and help students develop useful contacts. For the final project, all aspiring writers will complete a substantial creative work in their area of specialization.

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EN 301 The Novel 3
EN 302 Poetry 3
EN 307 Introduction to Writing for Film and Television 3
EN 350 Introduction to Writing Short Stories 3
EN 492 Final Project and Professionalization 3
6 credit hours from:
AR 226 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
BA 336  Business and Technical Writing 3
COM 320  Media Writing 3
EN 306 Introduction to Creative Non-fiction  3
EN 331 Advanced Composition 3
EN 300-400 Electives Electives 9
Fine Art Electives Fine Art Electives 3