Minors

Minor in Creative Writing

 

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The Minor in Creative Writing offers the opportunity to develop expertise in writing fiction, poetry, stage plays, screenplays, nonfiction and other forms of imaginative literature. This cross-disciplinary minor involves a total of eight courses.

Required Courses:

  • One Introduction to Creative Writing course from the list below.
  • One Writing Foundation course from the list below.
  • One Approved Option from the list below.
  • One course at the 1000-level or higher with a CRWT prefix.
  • Two courses at the 2000-level or higher with a CRWT prefix.
  • One course at the 3000-level or higher with a CRWT prefix.
  • One course at the 3000-level or higher with a CRWT prefix or from approved options with an ENGL prefix.

One Introduction to Creative Writing:

  • CRWT 1117 - Introduction to Writing Poetry
  • CRWT 1118 - Introduction to Writing Fiction

One Writing Foundation:

  • ENGL 1101 - Writing for Academic Success
  • GNED 1401 - Writing for Academic Success
  • GNED 1403 - Writing in a Digital Context: Language, Media, Culture
  • GNED 1404 - Writing about Images

One Approved Option:

  • ENGL 2205 - Writing about Literature *
  • ENGL 2207 - Intermediate Writing
  • ENGL 2263 - Technical Writing
  • ENGL 3304 - Advanced Writing: Theory, Pedagogy, Practice
  • ENGL 3266 - Editing: Theory and Practice
  • INFO 3675 - Memetics: Contemporary Rhetorics of Dissent and Disinformation
  • JOUR 3717 - Specialized Writing for Journalism
  • ENGL 4801 - Topics in Writing **
  • PUBR 1849 - Applied Writing I for Public Relations
*This course requires one or more prerequisites outside of the minor.
**ENGL 4801 may also be used as a CRWT-prefixed course.


*This course requires one or more prerequisites outside of the minor.

Notes:
Students should be aware of registration in senior-level CRWT and ENGL courses may require successful completion of specific courses at the 1000-, 2000-, and/or 3000-level.
No more than one Directed Readings course in a single discipline can be used for graduation purposes.