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Creative Writing Minor

The Creative Writing Minor is designed for students who wish to improve their writing skills in fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, or drama. It is also intended to help teachers who will have creative writing responsibilities in their class assignments. Note: Students in the Professional and Creative Writing major may not enroll in the Creative Writing Minor.

Course of Study 

Required Course (5 credits)

  • ENG 302 - Poetry and Poetics Credits: (5)

Select 20 credits of creative writing courses:

  • ENG 263 - Introduction to Creative Writing Credits: (5)
  • ENG 364 - Fiction Writing Credits: (5)
  • ENG 365 - Poetry Writing Credits: (5)
  • ENG 366 - Creative Nonfiction Writing Credits: (5)
  • ENG 464 - Advanced Fiction Writing Credits: (5)
  • ENG 465 - Advanced Poetry Writing Credits: (5)
  • ENG 466 - Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing Credits: (5)
  • ENG 467 - Advanced Narrative Screenwriting Credits: (4)
  • ENG 468 - Contemporary Writers Colloquium Credits: (5)
  • TH 313 - Writing for Children's Theatre (Put on Reserve 9/16/16.) Credits: (3)
  • TH 330 - Introduction to Playwriting Credits: (4)

Select one literature course at the 300-level or above - Credits: 5

Total Credits: 30

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