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Creative Writing Minor

The Creative Writing minor offers students experience in drafting, analyzing, and editing creative works of writing. Students in the minor may take classes in fiction, poetry, memoir and creative non-fiction, writing children's literature, writing very short creative works, writing humor, writing for publication and profit, and advanced creative writing. The Creative Writing minor provides a familiarity with the joys and challenges of the art of writing imaginatively, including developing an individual writing process, setting writing goals, understanding the opportunities available in print and electronic media, and leading a life made richer by the literary arts.

Students must complete a total of 19 credits.

Requirements (19 total credits)

Required Courses (3 total credits)

Electives (16 credits)

Only one course from below can be counted towards Electives

*May be repeated once for credit






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