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murray hallThe Certificate in Creative Writing is available to English majors and minors, ensuring the coordination of creative work with the critical study of literature.  

The certificate program curriculum (a total of 18 credits) begins with a foundational course in creative writing, followed by a series of electives in a variety of genres and media, culminating in an advanced workshop and the development of a portfolio.  Students who fulfill all the requirements for the certificate with a minimum average (in creative wriitng courses) of 3.0 will be awarded the Certificate in Creative Writing. 

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