Minor in Creative Writing
Below are the core requirements to achieve a minor in Creative Writing. To see descriptions of these courses, check the general course descriptions. Faculty usually provide a more extensive description of the courses when they are offered.
Check with the Creative Writing Program Coordinator at least once each semester to track your progress.
To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).
Undergraduate Creative Writing Coordinator
Faculty Offices 106
Be sure to apply for the Creative Writing Awards and Scholarships available each Spring. Join the English Department Google group for announcements (email English Department for details).
Note: Click on courses for pop-up descriptions.
|Requirements of the Minor||18-19 units|
|Lower Division:||3 units|
|ENGL 71||Creative Writing|
|Upper Division Complete 12 units from:||12 units|
Creative Nonfiction Writing
|Literature Course Complete one of the following courses:||3-4 units|
Beginnings to the "American" Experiment
The Emergence of "British" and "American" Literatures (1680 to 1860)
Emerging Modernisms and Beyond
The Romantic Period