This minor is for students who have a desire to develop their creative writing skills (mainly in short fiction and poetry) through the imaginative consideration of literature, including published American literature and their own and their peers’ writing. Students of all majors are welcome. The minor consists of 18 semester hours and includes four core courses. Prerequisite courses for the minor are ENGL 1301 - Composition I, ENGL 1302 - Writing and Rhetoric, and core curriculum literature (ENGL 2332, ENGL 2333, or SPAN 3307, SPAN 3308, SPAN 3309, SPAN 3310) passed with a C or better. Any student may take individual courses in the minor as long as he or she has met the prerequisites.
Students who select this minor must consult with an Academic Advisor in the College of Liberal Arts prior to completing 6 hours of coursework listed for the program. Students are also encouraged to discuss the program with faculty members who teach the courses. The minor plan must be filed with an Academic Advisor in the College of Liberal Arts and certified prior to application for graduation by the Dean of the College in which the major study degree will be awarded. In order to graduate with a minor in Creative Writing, students must maintain an overall grade point average of 2.0 in courses in the minor.
Core Courses in Creative Writing (12 semester hours)