Open to all students, a minor in creative writing is designed for students seeking experience in writing poetry, short fiction, the novel, creative nonfiction, film, or drama.
Students must earn at least 18 semester hours within the following sequence of creative writing courses.
Students are required first to earn 6 semester hours in the following two courses:
Subsequent to prerequisites in poetry and in short story, students will earn at least 9 semester hours from the following options:
Students may earn 3 semester hours of credit in exceptional alternatives, including a publisher’s contract or an internship at a professional journal.
Students who have earned at least 15 hours of credit, as outlined above, will complete the final 3 semester hours in the creative writing minor:
Students who do not want to pursue a minor in creative writing or who do not have time in which to complete the required 18 semester hours of credit may choose advanced tracks either in poetry or in fiction: