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 course at the 1000-level or higher with a CRWT prefix.
  • Three 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 the list of approved options.

One of:

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

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
  • ENGL 4801 - Select Topics in Writing


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

Notes:
Students should be aware 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.