Bachelor of Arts - Creative Writing Major

Sheridan's Creative Writing major may be taken on either a full-time or part-time basis and is open to both domestic and international students.

Indicative Course Plan (Full-time student)

Year 1 Semester 1
CW101 Introduction to Creative Writing
HU140 Creative Thinking
RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 1 Semester 2
CW102 Writing Style
CS100 Introduction to Christianity
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 1
CS200 Survey of the Bible
+1 Creative Writing Elective
+1 Creative Writing Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 2
HU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics
RS292 Introduction to Research Methods
+1 Creative Writing Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 3 Semester 1
CS300 Christianity as a Worldview
RS394 Research Project
+1 Creative Writing Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 3 Semester 2
+1 Creative Writing Elective
+1 Creative Writing Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

 

List of available units in the Creative Writing major

Creative Writing Core units

  • CW101 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • CW102 Writing Style

Creative Writing electives

  • CW221 Elements of Fiction 1: Character, Story World, and Point of View
  • CW222 Elements of Fiction 2: Plot and Theme
  • CW310 Poetry
  • CW330 Life Writing
  • CW340 Digital Profiles
  • CW350 Christian Writing
  • CW390 Creative Writing Project

Common Arts Core units

  • HU140 Creative Thinking
  • BU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics

Common Christian Studies Core units

  • CS100 Introduction to Christianity
  • CS200 Survey of the Bible
  • CS300 Christianity as a Worldview

Common Research Core units

  • RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
  • RS292 Research Methods
  • RS394 Research Project

General electives

  • 8 units chosen from any academic discipline