Minor in Creative Writing

A minor in creative writing requires a minimum of 27 credit hours of course work to be completed under one of four different emphasis areas: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, or combined genres. Prerequisite Courses: English Composition 1150 & 1160

Degree Requirements

Fiction (27 hrs.)

WRWS 1010Contemporary Writers: In Print In Person

3

WRWS 2050Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

3

WRWS 2060Fundamentals of Poetry Writing

3

WRWS 2100Basic Fiction Studio

4

WRWS 3100Fiction Studio

4

WRWS 4110Fiction Studio

4

Six hours of upper division (3000+) literature courses in genre

Total Credit Hours:27

Poetry (27 hrs.)

WRWS 1010Contemporary Writers: In Print In Person

3

WRWS 2050Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

3

WRWS 2060Fundamentals of Poetry Writing

3

WRWS 2200Basic Poetry Studio

4

WRWS 3200Poetry Studio

4

WRWS 4200Poetry Studio

4

Six hours of upper division (3000+) literature courses in genre

Total Credit Hours:27

Creative Nonfiction (27 hrs.)

WRWS 1010Contemporary Writers: In Print In Person

3

WRWS 2050Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

3

WRWS 2300Basic Creative Nonfiction Studio

4

WRWS 3300Creative Nonfiction Studio

4

WRWS 4300Advanced Creative Nonfiction Studio

4

Six hours of upper division (3000+) literature courses in genre

And

ENGL 4860Modern Familiar Essay

3

Or

JOUR 3400Magazine Article Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:27

Combined Genres: Fiction and Poetry (31 hrs.)

WRWS 1010Contemporary Writers: In Print In Person

3

WRWS 2050Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

3

WRWS 2060Fundamentals of Poetry Writing

3

WRWS 2100Basic Fiction Studio

4

WRWS 2200Basic Poetry Studio

4

WRWS 3100Fiction Studio

4

WRWS 3200Poetry Studio

4

Six hours of upper division (3000+) literature courses in genre

Total Credit Hours:31