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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing and Publishing

There's more to the world of writing than you think.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

CODE TITLE CREDITS
Semester 1       
CWRT 15389GD 
Introduction to Creative Writing 3
COMM 15098 
Professional Writing and Copyediting 3
PUBL 14350 
Fundamentals of Publishing 3

Literature Elective (1000 Level) 3

Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
     
Semester 2 
 
CWRT 16148 
Narrative & New Media 3
CWRT 12258 
Reading Like a Writer 3
PUBL 16172 
Fundamentals of Editing 3
ENGL 17889GD
Composition & Rhetoric 3

Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
     
Semester 3     
CWRT 26291
Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop Elective
(choose from fiction, nonfiction, drama or poetry)
3
PUBL 28040
The Business of Publishing 3

Program Elective 3
LITT 21686 

LITT 22346
Reading to the Restoration (Pre 1660)
OR
Reading After the Restoration (1660 to the Present)
3

Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
     
Semester 4     
CWRT 26291
Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop Elective
(choose from fiction, nonfiction, drama or poetry)
3
PUBL 26589 
Substantive Editing 3

Program Elective 3
COMM 23385
Research for Writing and Publishing 3

Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
     
Semester 5 

PUBL 32720

CWRT30564
Publishing: Audience, Markets & Media Platforms
OR
Creative Writing: Advanced Creative Writing Workshop 1: 2 Genres
3
PUBL 31892 
Self-Publishing 3
  Program Elective 3

Literature Elective (2000 or 3000 Level) 3

Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
     
Semester 6     
PUBL 33122

CWRT 36602GD
Publishing: Advanced Copy Editing
OR
Creative Writing: Advanced Creative Writing Workshop 2: Single Genre
3
PUBL 39181 
Copyright and Contracts 3
PUBL 34439

CWRT 31159
Publishing Elective
OR
Creative Writing Elective
3

Program Elective 3

Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
     
Semester 7     
PUBL 37049

PUBL 38033 
Publishing: Sheridan Community Reads Project
OR
Creative Writing: Literary Journals and Zines
3
COMM 32330
Professional Practices for Writers and Publishers 3
PUBL 40969

CWRT 49975
Master Class – Publishing
OR
Master Class – Creative Writing
3
PUBL 33492 


Publishing: Acquisitions and Imprint Identity
OR
Creative Writing: Literature Elective (4000 Level)
3

Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
     
Semester 8     
PUBL 46432

CWRT 46432
Capstone: Honours Publishing Project
OR
Capstone: Honours Writing Project
3
COMM 49103
Portfolio 3


CULT 46897 

PUBL 43576
Program Elective (Any 2000, 3000 or 4000)
OR
Emergent Issues in Writing
OR
Emergent Issues in Publishing
3




CULT 46897 

PUBL 43576 
Literature Elective (4000 Level)
OR
Program Elective (Any 2000, 3000 or 4000)
OR
Emergent Issues in Writing
OR
Emergent Issues in Publishing
3

Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15
     
Program Electives may include such offerings as:*
Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop – Drama
Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop – Fiction
Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop – Poetry
Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop – Creative Non-Fiction
Reviewing Culture
Interactive Fiction
Emergent Issues in Writing (Managing Literary Celebrity)
Emergent Issues in Publishing (The Prize Economy)
Writing for Children
Principles of Creative Writing Pedagogy
 
Literature Electives may include such offerings as:*
Introduction to Popular Literature
Understanding Narrative
Gender and Sexuality in Literature
The Twenty-First Century Novel
Children’s Literature: A Primer
Adaptation: From Text to Film
Life Writing: Personal Narrative and the Construction of Self
Censorship and Literature: Critical Approaches
American Road Narratives
Topics in Eco-Criticism
 
*Please note that not all courses will be available every semester 

Notes: Courses subject to change.


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