Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

Create Without Ceasing

Creative Writing

Our world needs writing professionals who live lives marked by uncompromised Christlike values, dedication and compassion. At Cornerstone University, a major in creative writing prepares students for positions requiring written communication, analytical and critical thinking skills or graduate education.

Program Learning Outcomes

The creative writing program reflects our commitment to developing students’ 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.

01

Specialized Knowledge

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.
02

Applied Knowledge and Collaborative Learning

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.
03

Intellectual Skills

Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.

04

Civic and Global Learning

Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.

05

Biblical Worldview Integration

Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.

Cornerstone helped me to better understand what it means to live as a Christian in all areas of my life.

Beth Stolicker (’17)

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The Humanities Division offers a wide range of majors that can be tailored to your interests. Check out other programs related to creative writing.

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.