Minor in Creative Writing

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The minor in creative writing offers students the opportunity to hone their writing skills while exploring the full range of literary genres, including poetry, fiction, drama, screenwriting and creative nonfiction. The benefits of the minor include focused coursework offering training in creative writing and dedicated advising from Dr. Jen McClanaghan. The minor connects students to a creative writing community in which they can foster and develop their writing talents and skills. To complete the minor, students take a minimum of six courses (18 credits).

Required courses:

  • ENG250: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Three of the following: ENG351: Intermediate Fiction, ENG352: Intermediate Poetry, ENG451: Advanced Creative Writing or ENG453: Master Class in Creative Writing
  • Two additional courses in English literature, chosen in consultation with the student's adviser