May 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

English Creative Writing Minor


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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences  > Department of English  > English Creative Writing Minor

A minor in English Creative Writing consists of 18 semester credit hours. Students may focus on poetry, fiction, or nonfiction. Portfolio admission is required before students can enroll in 4000-level Creative Writing courses. Students submit portfolios after the completion of ENGL 3331  and while enrolled in at least one of the following courses: ENGL 2318 , ENGL 3330 , or ENGL 3332 . Students can transfer in 3 hours of credit for a creative writing course taken at the second-year level or beyond; the transfer course must include a workshop element. Courses to be applied to the minor must be approved by the department.

Creative Writing Minor Requirements


Credit hours required for this minor: 18.0

Beginning Creative Writing


3.0 Credit Hours

It is suggested that students take this course within the first six hours of advanced English.

Creative Writing Courses at the 2000 and/or 3000 Level


6.0 Credit Hours

Two Creative Writing courses at the 2000 and/or 3000 level selected from among the following:

Literature Course at the 3000 or 4000 Level


3.0 Credit Hours

One literature course at the 3000 or 4000 level that expands the student’s understanding of literary traditions.

Creative Writing Courses at the 4000 Level


6.0 Credit Hours

Two Creative Writing courses at the 4000 level taken only AFTER the 3000 level course requirements and the literature requirement have been satisfied, as well as successful admission by portfolio. Choose from fiction, poetry, or nonfiction.

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