Minor in Creative Writing
The Minor in Creative Writing gives students a rigorous background in the fundamentals of creative work by providing them with the opportunity to study with established poets, prose writers, and dramatists. At the same time, the minor also ensures that students pursue creative work within the larger context of academic study. The curriculum (21 credits) begins with a foundational course in creative writing, followed by a series of electives in a variety of genres and media, culminating in an advanced workshop. Concurrently with their course work in creative writing, students are also required to elect a total of two courses from the English department’s offerings in literature (358), theory and methods (359), or film (354), thus further coordinating their creative pursuits with critical study.