The creative writing minor is flexible and may be a useful and productive complement to many majors. Creative writing helps students develop their writing and creative skills, discover their unique voice, and further general communication skills.

The 15-credit creative writing minor is for students not majoring in creative writing.

Required Courses

3 credits

  • CREW 1001 Introduction to Creative Writing

Elective Courses

9 credits

Three courses from the following:

  • CREW 2016 Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction: The Personal Essay (or another creative nonfiction course with permission)
  • CREW 2255 Playwriting and Dramatic Structure
  • CREW 2002 Creative Writing: Fiction
  • CREW 2003 Creative Writing: Poetry

3 credits

One course from the following:

  • LITS 2001 World Literature I: Ancient World
  • LITS 2002 World Literature II: 13th-18th Centuries
  • LITS 2003 World Literature III: 19th-20th Centuries

Course Descriptions