Minor

This minor may be undertaken in conjunction with any major at the college; it is not an emphasis within the English major. Required classes for the minor:

Six courses:
CRWR 218: Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry
CRWR 219: Topics in Creative Writing
CRWR 317 or 319: Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction or Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry
CRWR 317 or 319: Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction or Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry*
A writing elective: another 219, 316, 317 or 319
A literature course in any language

*  The advanced course can be repeated in the same genre.

Courses

218 Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction
An introductory creative writing workshop in poetry and fiction.
Attributes: Appropriate for First-Year, Arts, SINE Elective

219 Topics in Creative Writing
May include memoir, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, biography, novel writing, graphic novel, playwriting, “genre” fiction (e.g., detective, sci-fi), subgenres of poetry (e.g., visual poetry), subgenres of fiction (e.g., Magical Realism), and other forms of non-analytical writing not routinely offered.
Attributes: Arts

316 Advanced Creative Writing: Special Topics
Creative writing at the advanced level in genres other than poetry and fiction.
Prerequisite: introductory course in appropriate genre.

317 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
Writing and discussion of fiction.
Prerequisite: 218 or permission of the instructor.

319 Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry
Writing and discussion of poetry.
Prerequisite: 218 or permission of the instructor.