The Creative Writing Department is now offering a Minor in Creative Writing!
Please review the requirements for the Minor in our Academic Bulletin, or review our academic advising worksheet!
The minor in Creative Writing provides students with a chance to pursue their passion for creative writing while engaging with a wide range of texts, ideas and cultural works. In Creative Writing classes, students work with an active, publishing faculty. They learn by vigorous practice; by focused studies of craft; and by extensive reading, analysis and discussion of their work, as well as that of published authors.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Creative Work: Students will produce a written creative work demonstrating growth as writers.
- Literature: Students will read, discuss and analyze the work of a broad range of writers from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds and explain how literature in general, and their own genre in particular, relates to the larger human experience.
- Craft Elements: Students will write and revise creative nonfiction, fiction, plays and/or poetry using the elements of craft to embody their individual and universal visions as well as analyze and discuss craft elements in their peers’ work.