Creative Writing Undergraduate Minor

The courses listed below satisfy the College Reasoning and Discourse (CRD) requirement and do not, therefore, count as part of the credit hours for a Creative Writing Minor. 

Creative Writing minors have a wide choice among courses offered in fulfilling the minimum of 18 credits. They are urged, however, to consult with the Director of Undergraduate Studies as early as possible for help in planning a program. 

Program Requirements

  • 18 credit hours as described below. No more than 6 credits at the 100 level and at least 6 credits at the 300 level or above. 
Required18
Writing of Poetry: Introductory
Writing of Fiction: Introductory
Select one of the following
Introduction to Poetry
Modern Poetry
Contemporary Poetry
Select one of the following
Introduction to Narrative
English Novel from Defoe to Hardy
The Twentieth-Century English Novel
The American Novel through World War I
The Twentieth-Century American Novel
The Contemporary Novel
Select one of the following
Writing of Fiction: Intermediate
Writing of Poetry: Intermediate
Select one of the following
Writing of Fiction: Advanced
Writing of Poetry: Advanced