Requirements: Creative Writing

Strengthen your creative awareness and practical skills within the writing genres of your choice, including screenwriting, fiction, literary translation, and creative nonfiction.


The creative writing courses listed below or any other relevant special topics courses or translation courses with a strong creative emphasis can be applied to a five-course requirement (20 credits) for this minor. No course is a prerequisite.


5 courses (20 credits) from among the following:

Comparative Literature and English
Comparative Literature Options
Outside the Comparative Literature & English Department


Relevant special topics courses, directed studies, or senior projects with a strong creative writing element could serve toward the Creative Writing minor.