Writing Minor

Writing Minor

Undergraduate Academic Information

English Minor: Writing Emphasis

20 Credit Hours

I. Required entry-level courses (8 credits)

  • 1100: Literary Interpretation (4) (Prerequisite: grade of B in ENGL 105, or equivalent)
  • 2660: Writing Fiction and Poetry (4)

II. Literature course (3 credits)

    One course chosen from among the following:

    • 3200: American Literature I (3)
    • 3210: American Literature II (3)
    • 3300: British Literature I (3)
    • 3310: British Literature II

III. Advanced writing courses (6-8 credits)

    Two courses chosen from the following:

    • 3050: Practical Writing (4)
    • 3660: Advanced Fiction Writing (3)
    • 3670: Advanced Poetry Writing (3)
    • 3680: Playwriting (3)
    • 3700: Writing Creative Nonfiction (3)
    • 4620: Advanced Writing (4)

    (3660, 3670, and 3680 may be repeated one time for credit.)

IV. Electives


At least one additional English course. The following courses cannot be used for this purpose: 1000, 1050, 1070, 1110, 1120, 3070, 3110, or 4800.

 

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