Requirements for the minor

The minor in Creative Writing consists of a minimum of twenty-one (21) credit hours from the following list of courses, with a maximum of two (2) courses in literature and with a maximum of two (2) courses in Communication.

Course ID Course Title
ART-2468 Bookbinding
COMM-3340 Media Writing: Magazine Writing
COMM-3340 Media Writing: Script Writing
COMM-3340 Media Writing: Digital Journalism
COMM-3343 Print Communication
COMM-3342COMM-3442 Video Communication: Narrative Video Production
COMM-3342COMM-3442 Video Communication: The Video Essay
ENGL-2310 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL-2401 Non-Fiction Writing
ENGL-2402 Fiction Writing
ENGL-2403 Poetry Writing
ENGL-4411 Advanced Non-Fiction Writing
ENGL-4412 Advanced Fiction Writing
ENGL-4413 Advanced Poetry Writing

ENGL-3116, ENGL-3216,

ENGL-3316, ENGL-3416

Writing Internship

ENGL-3117, ENGL-3217,

ENGL-3317, ENGL-3417

Experiential Learning in Editing and Publishing

ENGL-3190, ENGL-3290,

ENGL-3390, ENGL-3490

Directed Studies—Junior Level

ENGL-4190, ENGL-4290,

ENGL-4390, ENGL-4490

Directed Studies—Senior Level
ENGL-3427 Contemporary Literature*
ENGL-3435 Rhetorical Analysis*
ENGL-3475 Postmodern Literature*
ENGL-4405 Topics in Creative Writing
ENGL-4423 Studies in American Literature: The American Short Story*
GNED-2340 Creative Thinking and the Artistic Process
GRST-3311 Fairy Tales
ML&L-3350 Genres in Creative Writing
THTR-3360 Playwriting
THTR-4192, THTR-4292, THTR-4392 Special Topics in Performance: Advanced Playwriting

When departments offer a relevant “special topics” or “variable content” course, the Chair of the English Department may designate such a course as meeting a relevant requirement for the minor. ENGL-4305 may be taken and applied toward the minor more than once as long as the topic of the course varies.

*This course is considered a literature course

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