Minor: Writing

Program Requirements

The Minor in Writing is designed for students interested in a focus on writing of all types and genres. Students select from a menu of courses in writing, rhetoric, and linguistics.

To graduate with a Minor in Writing, students must achieve a grade-point average of at least 2.0 in the 18-hour program described below, but no credit will be given for courses in which the grade is below C-. No course may fulfill more than one requirement. No more than two courses in Creative Writing may be counted toward the Minor in Writing. One writing-intensive (WI) course in a discipline other than English may be counted toward the Minor in Writing.

Program of Study

Select six of the following:18
Introduction to Journalism
Writing Tutor Training Seminar
Writing And The Academy
Professional and Technical Writing
Theory And Practice Of Composition
Language, Literacy, Power
Rhetorics of New Media
Rhetorics of Public Memory
Creative Writing I Fiction
Creative Writing Poetry
Literary Nonfiction
Women And Rhetoric
Multimodal Writing and Rhetoric
Composing Digital Environments
Technical Communication
Playwriting I
Playwriting II
Studies in Rhetoric and Composition
Creative Writing Workshop
Creative Writing Workshop
Nonfiction Workshop
Multigenre Workshop
Introduction to Screenwriting
Advanced Screenwriting
Total Credits18