Minor in Creative Writing and Literary Arts

Students who wish to minor in creative writing must complete the following requirements:

ENGL A260Introduction to Creative Writing3
ENGL A385Creative Writing Workshop3
Repeat one of the above for three (3) additional credits.3
Select one of the following courses in literature:3
Poetry
The Novel
Short Story
Narrative Nonfiction
Drama
Film Interpretation
Genres of Subject and Theme
Major Authors
Select one of the following courses in rhetoric and linguistics:3
Literacy, Rhetoric and Social Practice
Sociolinguistics
Professional Editing
Internship in Professional Writing
Complete one additional course from the lists of courses in literature, rhetoric, and linguistics above.3
Students may apply ENGL A490 Topics in English Studies to the appropriate list above, depending on subject coverage with advisor approval.
Students may replace 3 credits of the minor with ENGL A498 Individual Research or ENGL A499 English Honors Thesis if the project is a creative work.
Total Credits18

A total of 18 credits is required for the minor.