Bachelor of Liberal Arts

The Concentration in Writing

The BLA Concentration in Writing Students offers courses in journalism and creative writing as well as professional writing. Students take courses in literature and linguistics to create a foundation for their specialized courses in writing such as Writing for Interactive Media, and Newswriting.


Completion of a minimum of four 300-level or above Writing courses.

Completion of a minimum of four 200-level Writing courses. As a foundation for the Writing Concentration, 42.227 or 47.229 Essay Writing for English Majors is required (and is a pre-requisite for upper level writing courses).

Please refer to the course catalog for a complete list of Writing courses.