About Writing & Literature

JSC studentGood writers are good thinkers. So are good literary critics. These simple facts underlie our writing and literature opportunities.

The creative writing program, home for budding writers of fiction, essays and poetry, offers a balanced program of writing courses, a senior writing project and broad exposure to literature.

The Journalism program provides a comprehensive foundation for writing or editing work for a newspaper, magazine or technical publication.

The English program is a fertile first step into the world of literary analysis.

Further, you can earn secondary school teaching licensure in English by adding select education courses and practice teaching to your B. A. or B.F.A. requirements.

Writing and Literature students can choose from the following degree tracks:

B.F.A. in Creative Writing

B. A. in English

B. A. in Journalism