Undergraduate Creative Writing Program | LSU Creative Writing

Undergraduate Creative Writing


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A genre-flexible program, our students have the opportunity to take courses in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting, and new media writing for apps and games. Our curriculum allows students to ground their creative studies in courses in literature, theory, film, new media studies, rhetoric, education, and visual culture.

Our students go on to some the most prestigious graduate programs in the country and enjoy meaningful work in publishing, journalism, advertising, library sciences, nonprofit administration, grant writing, book arts, business, and the legal field. They are creative writers, technical writers, digital copywriters, teachers, editors of print and film, literary agents, entrepreneurs, communication directors—the list goes on!