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A minor in creative writing demonstrates a mastery of creative and analytical skills and is valuable in any career or graduate school pursuit. Creative writing is also a personally rewarding lifetime skill encouraging self-discovery and self-expression and providing context for many courses of study.



A minor in creative writing requires completion of a minimum of 15 hours with a maximum of 24 hours. The minor is not open to English majors.

Students must complete either:

ENG 210: Introduction to Creative Writing (3 hrs.)


ENG 214: Introduction to Playwriting (3 hrs.)


ENG 308: Women Writers (3 hrs.)


9 hours of ENG electives chosen from creative writing courses, including 3 hours at or above 300 level. Students may choose both ENG 210 and ENG 214.

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English and Creative Writing

Dr. Kate Berneking Kogut,
English and Creative Writing Program Chair
(573) 442-2211 ext. 4655 [email protected] Dudley Hall 212 English + Creative Writing

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