Creative Writing Sequence-Based Minor

Students may apply to sequence-based minor in creative writing. Admission to the sequence-based minor in creative writing is competitive, based on a manuscript of creative work from ENGLISH 206-0 Reading & Writing PoetryENGLISH 207-0 Reading and Writing Fiction, or ENGLISH 208-0 Reading & Writing Creative Non-Fiction. The minor offers an apprenticeship in the writing of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, with a literature component.

The department accepts applications to the sequence-based minor in creative writing early each spring. First-year students may not apply.

Course Title
Requirements: Sequence-based Minor in Creative Writing (7 units)
2 introductory courses:
ENGLISH 206-0Reading & Writing Poetry
ENGLISH 207-0Reading and Writing Fiction
or ENGLISH 208-0 Reading & Writing Creative Non-Fiction
1 yearlong theory and practice sequence:
ENGLISH 393-1
ENGLISH 393-2
ENGLISH 393-3
Theory and Practice of Poetry
and Theory and Practice of Poetry
and Theory and Practice of Poetry
or ENGLISH 394-1
ENGLISH 394-2
ENGLISH 394-3
Theory & Practice of Fiction
and Theory & Practice of Fiction
and Theory & Practice of Fiction
or ENGLISH 395-1
ENGLISH 395-2
ENGLISH 395-3
Theory and Practice of Creative Nonfiction
and Theory and Practice of Creative Nonfiction
and Theory and Practice of Creative Nonfiction
2 300-level English-department literature courses:
1 on works written before 1830
1 on works written after 1830