Writing Minor

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Requirements for a Minor in Writing

18 credits of writing beyond EN-101, EN-102, or EN-250.

Requirements(9 credits)
EN-207The Writer's Life3
Select two 300-level writing courses6
Electives(9 credits)
Select 9 credits of writing courses offered by the department, including, but not limited to the following:9
Advanced Expository Writing
Technical Writing
Business Communications
Creative Writing: Fiction
Creative Writing: Nonfiction
Creative Writing: Poetry I
Creative Writing: Poetry II
Journalism: Practice and Techniques
Journalism: Advanced Newswriting
Journalism: Feature Writing
Journalism: Interpretive Reporting
Journalism: Editing
Journalism Workshop
News Reporting and Writing I
Writing for Digital Environments
News Reporting and Writing II
Practicum in Journalism
Narrative Journalism
Opinion Writing
Total Credits18

Other writing courses offered in other departments may be counted toward the minor with the permission of the Chair of the English Department. Each student must take at least one course designated a professional writing course.