Degree offered: BA in Writing-Intensive English

Designed for students who wish to concentrate their efforts in

It blends the study of literature with opportunities to become proficient in various modes of creative writing as well as professional and technical writing. Workshops in creative nonfiction, play writing, poetry, and prose fiction. Students may elect writing and magazine editing courses in the journalism department and have the opportunity to be trained as peer writing consultants in the campus writing center. Internships with local arts groups, schools, businesses, and nonprofit organizations are also available for credit.

Requirements checklist for students
Language and Literature courses: 24 credit hours

Application for Financial Aid: Rolling admission; apply as early as possible.

For more information, contact C.J. Hribal, Director of Creative Writing, or access Marquette's Undergraduate Bulletin.


English Department

Marquette University, Marquette Hall 115 (campus map)
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7179
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