Creative Writing, Minor
The Department of English offers a minor in Creative Writing open to undergraduates across the UCI campus, giving them the opportunity to receive instruction and practice in the craft of prose fiction and poetry, and to learn the literary tradition of these art forms in English. The minor consists of workshop courses, writing courses, and literature courses, which serve to provide a foundation for students who wish to pursue creative writing professionally, as well as for those who have an amateur interest in the art.
Students who wish to minor in Creative Writing must submit an online form, available on the English Department website, in order to register for the minor, so that their coursework can be tracked for credit. Both majors and non-majors should contact the Department in order to receive further information about its requirements and schedules.
|A. Select three of the following: 1|
|The Art of Writing: Poetry|
|The Art of Writing: Prose Fiction|
|Intermediate Poetry Writing|
|Intermediate Fiction Writing|
|B. Complete two WRITING 101W courses with different topics|
|C. Select two of the following:|
|Topics in Medieval and Renaissance Literature|
|Topics in Restoration and 18th-Century Literature|
|Topics in Romantic and 19th-Century Literature|
|Topics in 20th-Century Literature|
|Topics in Literature, Theory, and Criticism|
|Multicultural Topics in Literatures in English|
|Lectures on Topics in Literary Journalism|
Residence Requirement for the Minor: Four upper-division courses must be completed successfully at UCI. By petition, two of the four may be taken through the UC Education Abroad Program, providing course content is approved in advance by the department undergraduate chair.