Influence matters.

Our world needs Christ-centered influencers, professionals and storytellers. A major in creative writing prepares you to analyze and create craft elements of fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry; pursue advanced study in creative writing; or seek other professional avenues demanding creative writing.

Qualities for Career Success

Cornerstone University's academic programs reflect our commitment to develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge, applied knowledge and collaborative learning, intellectual skills, civic and global learning and biblical worldview integration.

This means that successful completion of our Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing degree program equips you to:

  • Describe craft elements specific to the literary genre.
    • Describe craft elements specific to poetry.
    • Describe craft elements specific to creative nonfiction.
    • Describe craft elements specific to fiction.
  • Create a publishable literary work.
    • Employ craft elements specific to poetry to develop themes.
    • Employ craft elements specific to creative nonfiction to develop themes.
    • Employ craft elements specific to fiction to develop themes.
  • Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.
  • Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.
  • Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.