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Creative Writing Minor

Semester Requirements

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The creative writing minor provides theoretical and historical background to assist students as they develop their own creative writing abilities.

Course
Electives
Choose three of the following
   ENGL-440    Poetry Workshop
   ENGL-441    Fiction Workshop
   ENGL-442    Creative Nonfiction Workshop
   ENGL-443    Editing the Literary Magazine
   ENGL-511    Advanced Creative Writing*
Choose two of the following
   ENGL-301
   Art of Poetry
   ENGL-302
   The Short Story
   ENGL-403    The Novel
   ENGL-408    Modern Poetry
   ENGL-420    Science Fiction
   ENGL-376    Experimental Writing

* Students in the creative writing minor have the option to take one of the creative writing courses and then take Advanced Creative Writing (ENGL-542) twice in order to complete an extended writing project.

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This minor provides theoretical and historical background and models to assist students as they develop their own creative writing abilities.

Prerequisite:
0502-227 Writing (or equivalent)

Electives
Choose three of the following:
0502-451 Creative Writing: Poetry
0502-452 Creative Writing: Prose Fiction
0502-453 Advanced Creative Writing*
0502-459 Creative Nonfiction
0502-461 Editing the Literary Magazine
0502-560 Special Topics: Introduction to Language Science 

Choose two of the following:
0504-441 Art of Poetry
0504-442 The Short Story
0504-443 The Novel
0504-460 Modern Poetry
0504-482 Science Fiction

* Students in the creative writing minor have the option to take one of the creative writing courses and then take Advanced Creative Writing (0502-453) twice in order to complete an extended writing project.