Creative Writing Minor

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

Two-year Schedule


Required Course (5 credits)

Required Courses2014-20152015-2016
+ ENG 302 Poetry and Poetics (5) Fall Win Spr Fall Win Spr

Select twenty credits of Creative Writing courses (20 credits)

2014-20152015-2016
+ ENG 263 Intro to Creative Writing (5) Fall Win Spr Sum Fall Win Spr
+ ENG 364 Fiction Writing (5) Win Win
+ ENG 365 Poetry Writing (5) Fall Fall
+ ENG 366 Creative Nonfiction Writing (5) Spr Spr
+ ENG 368 Multi-Genre Writing Workshop (5)
+ ENG 369 Variable Topics Writing Workshop (5)
+ ENG 464 Advanced Fiction Writing (5) Spr Spr
+ ENG 465 Advanced Poetry Writing (5) Win Win
+ ENG 466 Advanced Creative Nonfiction (5) Fall
+ ENG 468 Contemporary Writer's Colloquium (5) Spr Spr
+ ENG 484 Manastash: Literary Editing (3*) Win Win

Select one Literature course at the 300 level or above (5 credits)

2014-20152015-2016
+ ENG 330 African American Literature (5) Spr
+ ENG 331 Latina/o Literature (5) Spr
+ ENG 332 American Indian Literature (5) Win
+ ENG 333 Asian American Literature (5) Fall
+ ENG 334 American Indian Oral and Nonfiction Lit (5) Win
+ ENG 335 Women's Literature (5) Fall
+ ENG 363 Shakespeare (5*) Win Spr Win Spr
+ ENG 371 Literature & History I (5*) Spr
+ ENG 372 Literature & History II (5*) Fall Fall
+ ENG 373 Literature & History III (5*) Win Win
+ ENG 374 Literature & History IV (5*) Spr Spr
+ ENG/TH 380 Studies in Drama (5*)
+ ENG 415 Critical Studies in American Literature (5*) Spr Spr
+ ENG 417 Critical Studies in World Literature (5*) Win Win
+ ENG 419 Critical Studies in British Literature (5*) Fall Fall
+ ENG 453 Studies in Fiction (5*) Win Spr
+ ENG 454 Studies in Nonfiction (5*) Fall
+ ENG 455 Studies in Poetry (5*) Fall

Total: 30 credits