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. To find the current course offerings.

Check with the Creative Writing Program Coordinator at least once each semester to track your progress.

Undergraduate Creative Writing Coordinator

Alan Soldofsky
(408) 924-4439
Alan.Soldofsky@sjsu.edu
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).

 

Important Form(s)

Minor in Creative Writing (PDF)

 


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Course Requirements

Requirements in the Creative Writing Concentration 18 units
  ENGL 71
ENGL 130
ENGL 131
ENGL 133
ENGL 135
Creative Writing
Fiction Writing
Poetry Writing
Reed Magazine
Creative Nonfiction Writing
15 units
    
  Complete one of the following courses: 3 units
  ENGL 149
ENGL 150
ENGL 151
ENGL 153B
ENGL 161
ENGL 162
ENGL 163
ENGL 164
ENGL 165
ENGL 166
ENGL 167
ENGL 168
ENGL 169
ENGL 176
ENGL 177
The Romantic Period
The Victorian Age
Twentieth Century Poetry
Nineteenth Century British Novel
American Literature to 1830
American Literature: 1830-1865
American Literature: 1865-1910
American Literature: 1910- 1945
Topics in Ethnic American Literature
American Literature Since 1945
Steinbeck
The American Novel
Ethnicity in American Literature
The Short Story
Twentieth Century Fiction