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2021-2022 Catalog
Creative Writing Minor

Program Description for Creative Writing

Minor: Creative Writing

Minor: Creative Writing (15 credits)

In this program, students will develop their creative talents by analyzing the work of both canonical and non-canonical writers; understanding and practicing varied techniques and styles; developing and revising work for peer review; critiquing peer work in workshop ; and preparing work for submission to recognized journals, contests, and graduate programs.
The creative writing minor enhances any major. In addition to providing students with advanced writing skills, this minor provides the opportunity to explore and develop creative potentials in art, science, health, education, communications, business, film and media, and the law, among many other fields.
A grade of C or better is required for all minor courses.

CATEGORY A (3-6 Credits)


Students may choose at least one and up to two of the following:

  • CRW 2000 Intro to Creative Writing (3 credits)
  • CRW 2100 Intro to Fiction Writing (3 credits)
  • CRW 2201 Intro to Creative Nonfiction (3 credits)
  • CRW 2300 Intro to Poetry Writing (3 credits)
  • CRW 2400 Intro to Playwriting (3 credits)
  • CRW 2600 Intro to Screenwriting (3 credits)
  • CRW 2930 Special Topics in Creative Writing (3 credits)

CATEGORY_ B (9-12 credits)


Students must choose at least three and may choose up to four of the following courses (each of which may be repeated for up to 9 credit hours):

  • CRW 3110 Fiction Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 3211 Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 3310 Poetry Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 3610 Screenwriting Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 3742 Integrative Arts Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 3743 Contexts and Constraints: A Workshop in Interdisciplinary and Innovative Writing (3 credits)
  • CRW 3XXX Genre Writing Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 3XXX Image/Text Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 3930 Special Topics (3 credits)
  • CRW 4924 Adv. Creative Writing Seminar (3 credits)
  • CRW 4XXX Advanced Fiction Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 4XXX Advanced Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 4XXX Advanced Poetry Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 4XXX Advanced Screenwriting Workshop (3 credits)

Courses used in the English Major may not be used to satisfy requirements for the Creative Writing Minor. A minimum of 12 credits must be taken at UNF.