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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
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Creative Writing Minor

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Program coordinator: Tim Bass

The Department of Creative Writing offers a minor, which emphasizes development in the craft of writing. The 21-hour Minor in Creative Writing provides students with a foundation in creative writing classes, including an introductory course and a course in the historical development of the discipline. Minors in creative writing also take first-level workshops in the department’s three writing genres: fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. The minor helps students develop basic proficiencies in creative writing, while allowing them to focus their interests through appropriate electives in related study. 21 hours: 15 core, 6 related study electives. The minor requires at least 6 credit hours of course work at the 300–400 level.

Requirements for a Minor in Creative Writing:

21 hours: 15 in core courses, 6 in Related Study electives.

Additional Information:

 A grade of “C-” or better is required in each course counted toward the minor, and a grade point average of “C” (2.00) or better for all courses counted toward the minor.

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