Program Learning Outcomes | Pepperdine University | Seaver College

Program Learning Outcomes

A student who graduates with a major in Creative Writing should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a moral, ethical, or spiritual consciousness in their own writing.
  • Apply knowledge of the writer's market and relevant aspects of the professional life of writers to their own writing lives.
  • Think critically and communicate clearly in analyzing each of Pepperdine's primary genres of creative writing: poetry, fiction, and screen/television writing.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in writing each of Pepperdine's primary genres of creative writing: poetry, fiction, and screen/television writing.
  • Apply revision strategies in their own writing process.
  • Demonstrate expertise in writing and analysis of at least one of Pepperdine's primary genres of creative writing: poetry, fiction, and/or screen/television writing.