Student Writing

Minor in Creative Writing Requirements

Courses Required for the Minor1, 2 

  • ENGL 208: Introduction to Creative Writing or ENGL 308: Intermediate Workshop in Creative Writing (3 credits)
  • Two courses chosen from the following (6 credits total): 
    • ENGL 308: Intermediate Workshop in Creative Writing (if not taken above)
    • ENGL 364: Fiction Workshop
    • ENGL 366: Poetry Workshop
    • ENGL 368: Life Writing Workshop
    • ENGL 370: Creative Nonfiction Workshop
    • ENGL 397: Topic in Writing
    • ENGL 468: Advanced Creative Writing (may be taken twice if different topics/genres covered).
    • THEA 378: Playwriting
    • WGST 369: Gender and Autobiography
  • Two additional English classes numbered 300 or above (6 credits total). Courses from the list above are recommended, but students may select from any ENGL courses.
  • ENGL 468: Advanced Creative Writing (3 credits)

Total Hours Required 18

1 Minimum grade of C is required for all coursework.
2 A course taken in the major cannot also be counted toward the minor.

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