Bachelor of Arts


Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing)

BA (Creative Writing) Structure

Sheridan College's Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) program is a three-year undergraduate program for students interested in preparing for the writing life, or as a pathway towards postgraduate research.

The BA (Creative Writing) comprises 2 core Creative Writing units and 6 elective units specific to the Creative Writing discipline, 3 research-oriented units, 3 core Christian Studies units, and electives which may be chosen from other academic disciplines.

Each unit is worth 3 credit points, with the exception of the Research Project which is worth 6 credit points, for a total of 72 credit points. Click here to download the Course Guide for the BA (Creative Writing).

Units in the BA (Creative Writing) major include:


Creative Writing Core (2 units)

  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Writing Style


Creative Writing Electives (choose 6 units)

  • Poetry
  • Elements of Fiction 1: Character, Story World and Point of View
  • Elements of Fiction 2: Plot and Theme
  • Life Writing
  • Christian Writing
  • Digital Profiles
  • Creative Writing Project


Research Core (3 units)

  • RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
  • RS292 Research Methods
  • RS393 Research Project (Creative Writing)


Common Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Christianity
  • Survey of the Bible
  • Christianity as a Worldview


General Electives (choose 9 units)

  • Choose from selected units within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or from another faculty.
  • All units available in Sheridan courses are listed in the Unit List


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Graduate Attributes

Lovers of Truth, Innovative Thinkers, and Effective Communicators




We believe learning can have a transformational effect on the person's own nature.




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