Creative Writing Minor

Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: Develop creative abilities.

Objective 1.1:  Exercise their imaginations in crafting their own creative works.

Goal 2: Develop revision strategies and editing skills.

Objective 2.1:  Improve their creative work through revision and editing.

Goal 3: Practice a range of creative writing genres, including but not limited to: fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, playwriting.

Objective 3.1:  Write in various creative writing genres with an understanding of the conventions of each.

Goal 4: Learn to critique and revise creative work by way of the workshop format.

Objective 4.1:  Critique the creative work of others in a constructive and insightful manner.

The minor in Creative Writing requires four creative writing courses beyond the common courses (ENG 101 and ENG 102).   

ENG 241Creative Writing:Intro Wrkshop3
Select three 300 or 400 level creative writing courses, including:
Independent Study:Jr. Level
Independent Study:Senior Level

English Majors are not permitted to minor in Creative Writing.  Instead, English Majors are encouraged to do the Creative Writing Track in the English Major.