Writing-Intensive English Major

Degree Offered: B.A. in Writing-Intensive English

Designed for students who wish to concentrate their efforts in the study of composition, rhetorical theory, professional writing, and creative writing as well as literature.

A wide variety of credit courses are offered in the following areas:

  • literature
  •  composition
  • creative writing
  • professional and technical writing
  • journalistic writing and magazine editing
  • peer tutoring in the campus writing center
  • internships with local arts groups, schools, businesses, nonprofit organizations

Writing-Intensive English Major Requirements

  • Requires 36 credit hours of Writing and Literature courses
    • Writing courses: 12 credit hours
    • Literature courses: 24 credit hours

Requirements checklist for students:

Additional Information

For more information, contact Dr. Steve Hartman-Keiser, Director of Undergraduate Studies, or access Marquette's Undergraduate Bulletin.