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Creative Writing Minor

Department of Literature and Language


A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 semester credit hours of which at least 9 hours must be at the 3000-level or above.

Creative Writing Minor: 21 Credit Hours

The Creative Writing Minor requires 21 credit hours of coursework. A 15 credit hour core is required of all minors. Students may select 6 credit hours of elective courses to complete the minor course of study.


Required Core: 15 Credit Hours

One of the following:
ENGL 3010 Poetry (or) ENGL 3020 Fiction [3 Credits]

ENGL 3141 Creative Writing I Poetry [3 Credits]

ENGL 3142 Creative Writing I Fiction [3 Credits]

One of the following:
ENGL 4907 Creative Writing II Fiction (or) ENGL 4917 Creative Writing II Poetry [3 Credits]

ENGL 4930 Creative Writing Capstone [3 Credits]


Guided Electives: 6 Credit Hours
(from the following)

ENGL 3010 Poetry [3 Credits]
ENGL 3020 Fiction [3 Credits]
ENGL 3030 Drama [3 Credits]
ENGL 3040 Literary Nonfiction [3 Credits]
ENGL 4010 British Novel [3 Credits]
ENGL 4012 American Novel [3 Credits]
ENGL 4020 British Poetry [3 Credits]
ENGL 4022 American Poetry [3 Credits]
ENGL 4360 Screenwriting [3 Credits]
ENGL 4957 Special Topics in English __________ [must be approved by advisor PRIOR to registration] [3 Credits]
BLUE 4230 Songwriting [1-3 Credits]
THEA 4557 Playwriting [3 Credits]

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