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Creative Writing

The Creative Writing curriculum and practice develop flexible and innovative thinkers, who can apply their ideas and communication abilities in whatever career they choose. These skills are essential to the success of businesses and organizations in our region's fast-changing economy. A Creative Writing Minor offers students a rigorous practice in the craft of multiple poetic and storytelling genres, as well as opportunities for close reading and analysis of literary texts. 

Minor Requirements

Creative Writing Minor

Required Credits: 21

ENGL 229Introduction to Creative Writing3
ENGL 272Literary Analysis3
ENGL 322Writing and the Creative Process3
ENGL 423Creative Writing Studio3
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Creative Writing (select from the options listed here)
Creative Writing (Fiction - Fall semester)
Creative Writing (Poetry - Spring semester)
Creative Writing (Creative Non-Fiction - offered by demand)
Creative Writing (Scriptwriting - offered by demand)
Select one course from the following:3
British Literature I
British Literature II
American Literature I
American Literature II
Writing in the Design Professions
British and American Women Writers
Contemporary Women Writers
Fantasy and Science Fiction
Multicultural Writers
Literature and The Environment
19th Century American Fiction
20th Century American Fiction
Themes in American Culture
Modern Poetry
American Road Book
Film Genres and Styles
British Fiction
Non-fiction Prose
Young Adult Literature in a Multicultural World
American Realistic Literature
20th Century American Writers
Native American Literature
Topics in American Literature
Medieval Literature
Renaissance Literature
Topics in British Literature
18th Century Literature
Romantic Literature
Total Credits21