Students who choose the creative writing English major or minor explore their creative potential through fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction courses. These courses offer the intensive training in language and analytical skills that careers in business, the professions, and publishing demand. Courses are taught by faculty members who have published in well known literary journals and reviews. Students are encouraged to submit work to Odradek, the university literary magazine, and to take positions on the magazine's staff for practical, hands-on experience in producing and editing a magazine. Students also have the opportunity to present their work to the public at quarterly readings sponsored by the Department of English.

The following educational outcomes will be achieved by students in the creative writing English major. Creative writing majors will

The Department of English offers four undergraduate tracks leading to a Bachelor of Arts in English as well as minors in each track: