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Creative Writing Minor

Do you enjoy telling a story? Whether your passion is creating new worlds through fiction or conveying a vibrant illustration of true events, the creative writing minor at Wayne State College will help you develop the language and linguistic skills to put your story into written words. Here you’ll learn to use language as a form of creative expression by practicing writing through different styles and in different genres - short stories, poems, and creative nonfiction. English literature will also broaden your horizon in the field, ranging from classic to contemporary. With a creative writing minor from Wayne State, you can look forward to developing and honing your creative writing skills within a dynamic writing community..

2021-22 Academic Year

Required Courses: 21 hours

A minor must include a minimum of 12 hours unduplicated by your major(s) and minor(s).

At least 9 hours from the following:

  • ENG 202 Poetry Workshop (3)
  • ENG 203 Fiction Workshop (3)
  • ENG 204 Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3)
  • ENG 205 Play Writing/Screen Writing (3)

Plus 3 hours from the following:

  • ENG 361 American Literature I (3)
  • ENG 362 American Literature II (3)
  • ENG 365 Modern American Fiction (3)
  • ENG 371 British Literature I (3)
  • ENG 372 British Literature II (3)
  • ENG 378 Topics in Modern British Literature (3)
  • ENG 380 Shakespeare (3)
  • ENG 381 Classical Mythology (3)
  • ENG 382 Bible as Literature (3)
  • ENG 383 Film and Literature (3)
  • ENG 384 World Literature (3)

Plus each of the following:

  • ENG 402 Advanced Poetry Workshop (3)
  • ENG 403 Advanced Fiction Workshop (3)
  • ENG 404 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3)