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
Creative Non-Fiction
Select four of the following: 112-13
Introduction to Poetry
Introduction to Fiction
Writing for Media
The Short Story
Modern Drama
The English Novel
Modern Poetry
Contemporary American Fiction
Contemporary Fiction
Contemporary Poetry
Intermediate Creative Writing: Fiction
Creative Non-Fiction
Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry
Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction Workshop
Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry Workshop
Advanced Creative Writing: Screenwriting Workshop
Total Credit Hours15-16

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