Writing and Publishing Minor

A minor for students from all disciplines who are interested in writing as a profession or who see writing as part of their professional life.  Students will learn writing, editing, and publishing skills, including those necessary for digital environments.

Requirements (19 credits)

1. Students must take the minor's three core courses:

WRT 370 Creative Nonfiction I

WRT 383 Writing for Digital Platforms

WRT 384 Publishing

2. Remaining credits may be taken from the following list of electives:

ENG 310 Close Reading the Sentence

ENG 495 Internship

WRT 371 Fiction I

WRT 372 Fiction II

WRT 373 Poetry I

WRT 374 Poetry II

WRT 375 Creative Nonfiction II

WRT 377 Playwriting

WRT 378 Creative Writing Special Topics

WRT 385 Writing About...

WRT 494 Creative Writing Independent Study

Required Courses:

WRT 370Creative Nonfiction I

3

WRT 383Writing for Digital Platforms

3

WRT 384Publishing

4

Directed Electives:

9 credits from the following:

ENG 310 Close Reading the Sentence

ENG 495 Internship

WRT 371 Fiction I

WRT 372 Fiction II

WRT 373 Poetry I

WRT 374 Poetry II

WRT 375 Creative Nonfiction II

WRT 377 Playwriting

WRT 378 Creative Writing Special Topics

WRT 385 Writing About...

WRT 494 Creative Writing Independent Study

ENG 310Close Reading the Sentence

3

WRT 371Creative Writing: Fiction I

3

WRT 372Creative Writing: Fiction II

3

WRT 373Creative Writing: Poetry I

3

WRT 374CreativeWriting: Poetry II

3

WRT 375Creative Nonfiction II

3

WRT 377Creative Writing: Playwriting

3

WRT 385Topic: Writing About...

3

ENG 495Internship

1-6

WRT 378Creative Writing: Special Topics

3

WRT 494Creative Writing: Independent Study

3

Total Credit Hours: 19