Creative Writing Minor

For information, contact the Department of English, 356 Bachelor Hall, 513-529-5221.

This minor offers students a chance to use their elective hours to satisfy a personal interest, to strengthen their degree, or to enhance their career opportunities. It explores intersections between creative practice and critical practice through your own Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetics, Screenwriting, Graphic Narratives and Digital Literature. Students transform their ideas into polished final products with the support of peers and faculty. This minor is open to all majors except English: Creative Writing.

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Introduction to Creative Writing: Short Fiction and Poetry
Select one of the following:3
Intermediate Creative Writing: Fiction
Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry
Intermediate Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction
Select four of the following: 112-13
Introduction to Poetry
Introduction to Fiction
Writing for Media
The Short Story
Contemporary American Fiction
Reading for Creative Writing: Contemporary Literature
Intermediate Creative Writing: Fiction
The Literary Marketplace
Intermediate Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction
Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry
Studies in Drama and Performance
Studies in Poetry
Studies in Prose
Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction Workshop
Advanced Creative Writing: Screenwriting Workshop
Advanced Creative Writing: Nonfiction Workshop
Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry Workshop
Total Credit Hours15-16

A maximum of one course at the 100-level. A minimum of two courses at the 300- 400-level.