Bachelor of Science in Creative Writing – Christian Literature Pen Your Story


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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Have you ever wanted to tell stories? Do you wish to be trained in the mechanics of writing and learn not only how to craft proper prose but also how to create with the flair of a poetic prosateur? Are you fascinated by the Christian authors of the past and present? Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Creative Writing – Christian Literature can help prepare you to pursue your endeavors.

With Liberty University Online, you can learn how to compose as a craftsman, author as an artisan, and write as a wordsmith. The online BS in Creative Writing – Christian Literature at Liberty University explores writing across various genres, including Christian fantasy literature, Christian fiction, poetry, novellas, and memoirs.

If you are interested in authorship, publishing, journalism, blogging, or any other vocation where creative communication and writing are important, this may be the right program for you. The skills taught in this online undergraduate creative writing program can be applied to a variety of careers and are widely transferable across businesses and vocations.

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  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Creative writing as a discipline trains students to tell stories. Stories communicate themes and events in a way that few other mediums can. Here at Liberty University, all of our classes are taught from a biblical worldview. Because of this, you have the great opportunity to be a Champion for Christ as you engage culture through creative writing and storytelling.

Writing is ultimately personal. In your studies, you’ll have the unique opportunity to be immersed in many different cultures and worlds as you not only craft your own stories but also participate in the peer-review processes that are necessary for growth as a writer. By reading and examining stories and famous works of literature, you can gain a fresh perspective of unique circumstances through the lens of the author. Completing a creative writing program with Liberty University provides the opportunity to investigate and create within the context of a biblical worldview.

All the classes required for our Bachelor of Science in Creative Writing – Christian Literature are 100% online. This allows you the flexibility to further your education while maintaining your personal commitments. Give yourself the advantage you deserve by partnering with us to hone your skills and expand your knowledge.

The BS in Creative Writing at Liberty University explores writing across various genres, such as fiction, poetry, theater, and film, so that you can become widely equipped for your vocation as a writer within your chosen field. This well-rounded approach to the field of creative writing can help increase your marketability. You can have the confidence that you can write various types of literature because you have already done so!

In Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Creative Writing – Christian Literature, you’ll take courses that cover a wide variety of topics. Subjects include:

  • Developing poetry-writing skills using various techniques and poetic forms
  • Fundamentals of editing for publishing
  • Literary components, complexity, and craft of creative writing
  • Production and revision of creative pieces
  • Research and bibliographic methods necessary for successful creative writing
  • Writing novellas

The specialization in Christian literature entails courses that give you the opportunity to study the intersection of faith and literature in detail. Courses cover Christian fantasy literature, literature of the Bible, contemporary Christian fiction, and an in-depth study of the works of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. By studying prominent works and authors in Christian literature, you can learn many of the skills you need to become a Christian author in the future.

The program culminates in a senior-level capstone seminar where a writing project integrating material from the program is produced.

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Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.