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 1010

Contemporary Writers: In Print In Person

3

WRWS 2050

Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

3

WRWS 2060

Fundamentals of Poetry Writing

3

WRWS 2100

Basic Fiction Studio

4

WRWS 3100

Fiction Studio

4

WRWS 4110

Fiction Studio

4

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

Subtotal: 27

Poetry (27 hrs.)

WRWS 1010

Contemporary Writers: In Print In Person

3

WRWS 2050

Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

3

WRWS 2060

Fundamentals of Poetry Writing

3

WRWS 2200

Basic Poetry Studio

4

WRWS 3200

Poetry Studio

4

WRWS 4200

Poetry Studio

4

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

Subtotal: 27

Creative Nonfiction (27 hrs.)

WRWS 1010

Contemporary Writers: In Print In Person

3

WRWS 2050

Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

3

WRWS 2300

Basic Creative Nonfiction Studio

4

WRWS 3300

Creative Nonfiction Studio

4

WRWS 4300

Advanced Creative Nonfiction Studio

4

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

And

ENGL 4860

Modern Familiar Essay

3

Or

JOUR 3400

Magazine Article Writing

3

Subtotal: 27

Combined Genres: Fiction and Poetry (31 hrs.)

WRWS 1010

Contemporary Writers: In Print In Person

3

WRWS 2050

Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

3

WRWS 2060

Fundamentals of Poetry Writing

3

WRWS 2100

Basic Fiction Studio

4

WRWS 2200

Basic Poetry Studio

4

WRWS 3100

Fiction Studio

4

WRWS 3200

Poetry Studio

4

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