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Cabrini Professor Seth Frechie, PhD, reading in class

Editing and Publications Track

The Editing and Publications track is appropriate for students who wish to strengthen and expand writing competencies while focusing on the writing process.  Students who graduate with a degree in Writing with an Editing and Publications track will enjoy a flexible skillset that makes them attractive candidates in a number of professional settings.  Students electing the Writing major will assume a significant role in the Department of Writing and the Narrative Arts Publications Program to enhance their professional portfolios. This work will include both writing and editorial responsibilities for the award-winning Woodcrest magazine website. 

Required Courses

  • WNA 420 - Writing, Publishing, and Editing 1
  • WNA 423 - Writing, Publishing, and Editing 2

Two electives from the following (6 credits):

  • WNA 220 - Creative Writing
  • WNA 225 - Experiential Poetry
  • WNA 234 - Writing for Leadership
  • WNA 276 - Poetry Writing
  • WNA 306 - Advanced Creative Writing
  • WNA 378 - Creative Nonfiction
  • WNA 380 - Scriptwriting
  • WNA 420 or 423 - Writing, Publishing, and Editing 1 or 2 (may be taken a second time for an additional 3 credits)

Two electives from the Literary and Narrative Studies Track (6 credits):

  • WNA/THE/GBS 201 - Special Topics in Humanities
  • WNA 206 - Film History: The First Century and Beyond
  • WNA 210 - Alienation: The Literature of Love and Longing
  • WNA 211 - Modern Literature: A Question of Values
  • WNA 212 - The Hero
  • WNA 213 - The Aesthetics of Film
  • WNA 215 - Voices of Other Cultures
  • WNA 219 - Contemporary African American Literature
  • WNA/GBS 227 - Difficult Men: Masculinity and the Media
  • WNA/GBS 228 - Social Realism in Literature and the Media
  • WNA 229 - Immigrant Authors: The Literature of Transition
  • WNA 254 - African American Literature
  • WNA 263 - Book to Film
  • WNA 273 - The Epic
  • WNA 274 - The Short Story
  • WNA/THE 275 - Drama
  • WNA 277 - The Novel
  • WNA/GBS 290 - Literary Theory and Cultural Studies
  • WNA/THE/GBS 301 - Special Topics in Literature
  • WNA 302 - British Literature I: Old English to Neoclassic
  • WNA 315 - Shakespeare
  • WNA 321 - Contemporary British Literature
  • WNA 328 - Asian American Women
  • WNA/GBS 335 - Images of Women in Literature and Media
  • WNA 342 - The Politics of Film
  • WNA 358 - The Harlem Renaissance
  • WNA 363 - Alternative Genres: Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy
  • WNA 366 - The Graphic Novel
  • WNA 391 - Literature, History, & Game Design

Honors-level courses can also be used to satisfy this requirement with the approval of the Writing and Narrative Arts Chair.

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