Note: students may major in english and minor in linguistics or creative writing students may major in professional writing and rhetoric and minor in linguistics but not in english or creative writing students may major in linguistics and minor in english or creative writing only three semester hours of the major and. If english majors would like to minor in creative writing no creative writing minor courses can count toward the english major there can, however, be overlap for literature classes in addition, if student double minors in creative writing and english, no creative writing minor courses can count toward the english minor. There are 21 units required for the creative writing minor students minoring in creative writing select one area of concentration: poetry fiction nonfiction entering minor: the 200-level courses in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction are the gateway courses to the minor the student must complete a 200-level course in his or. Ma in english-literature & composition theory option, ma ma in english- rhetoric and writing studies option, ma mfa in creative writing, mfa mn in english, minor mn in creative writing, minor english is a general major or minor designed to give proficiency in skills that traditionally have been among the most. The english and creative writing sub-major and minors combine critical engagement with literary theory with a complementary exploration of creative writing techniques across a range of genres such as fiction, poetry, creative non- fiction, auto/biography, essay, and plays students will examine the interplay between writers.
Creative writing workshops have been taught at brandeis since 1951 creative writing became one of the english tracks in 1997, and in 2003 a major in its own right it is also a popular choice in a minor the creative writing program is structured to allow flexible participation in its activities by a diverse body of students,. At arcadia, you can choose the english literature major or the english major with a concentration in creative writing at arcadia, eligible students major or minor in english, have completed at least three semesters of college course work (at arcadia), have completed a minimum of twelve credits in the major, with at least a. Before declaring a minor in creative writing, a student must have successfully completed at least two 300-level (or higher) creative writing courses the required literature courses can be taken outside the english department at the discretion of the director of creative writing english majors who choose to do a creative. While there is no creative writing major at washington and lee, the english department offers a popular creative writing minor students do not need to be english majors to minor in creative writing most major in other subjects in the college and williams school creative writing minors should consider the department's.
A student majoring in english on the creative writing track must satisfactorily complete at least 15 units students on the creative writing track may not use a single course to fulfill more than one requirement in the major courses may meet multiple requirements, but students must. English writing major and creative writing minor wwwenglishpittedu revised: 09/2014 pitt's creative writing program is one of the oldest and largest in the united states we offer concentrations in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction the maximum number of students in a writing class is 22 our faculty includes widely. These courses may be in other disciplines if crosslisted with english (eg, world lit) up to six credits may count toward either the english major or another minor ( but not both) (for a downloadable minor declaration form, go here) the portfolio we require the assembly of a creative writing portfolio as the.
The concentration in creative writing allows english majors to add a focal area of interest in creative writing to their major the minor in creative writing requires the same set of courses and is designed for students majoring in a field other than english all english courses in the concentration may also count toward the. Utsc is the only campus at u of t where you can earn a minor in creative writing our dedicated faculty are also award-winning writers who take a workshop-based, experiential approach to the study and practice of the literary arts this means that while you learn how classic and contemporary authors pursue their craft,. Requirements for an english major or creative writing minor at hampden- sydney college.
Coursework includes writing, poetry, fiction, and the literary essay, complemented by literature courses students minoring in creative writing must complete 24 units with a grade equivalent of 200 or higher in each course at least 15 units must be earned at the 300-400 level view minor requirements in the undergraduate. The creative writing minor emphasizes the craft of writing and revision and the creation of imaginative literary work via a sequence of multi-genre courses it requires close reading and discussion of published works, including completion of a pre-20th-century literature class, which provides a foundation in non- contemporary. Curriculum guide for minor in creative writing department of english the english department offers a minor in creative writing, open to students with any major see below for curriculum guide, and see our creative writing faq for additional information note that, although the creative writing minor overlaps with the.