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A Minor in Creative Writing offers students an opportunity to explore the artistic side of English studies. Creative writing courses foster students' abilities as writers in a variety of genres including creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry, as well as special topics in particular genres like gothic, science fiction/fantasy or screenwriting.
Courses Required for the Minor**
Total Hours Required 18
**Please note, a minimum grade of C is required for all coursework, and a course taken in the major cannot also be counted toward the minor.
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