Creative Writing Minor

A minimum of 20 credits to include:

  • English 150
  • One literature course in the English Department at any level
  • Two courses in a genre of the student's choice: fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction
  • One additional creative writing elective at the 200- or 300- level

*No course may satisfy more than one requirement.

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Students who Major in English and Minor in Creative Writing can use one creative writing and one literature course to satisfy both sets of requirements.

English Major + Creative Writing Minor

A minimum of 48 credits to include:

  • One 100 or 200-level elective
  • English 290
  • At least 3 courses at the 200 or 400 level, including:
    • One early period British literature course
    • One course in American literature
    • One course in under-represented literatures
  • Three electives at the 300 or 400 level
  • English 491

  • English 150
  • One literature course in the English Department at any level
  • Two courses in a genre of the student's choice: fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction
  • One additional creative writing elective at the 200- or 300- level

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