Sequence Based Writing Minor

Requirements for the Sequence-Based Minor in Creative Writing

7 Courses, as follows

(No writing course may be taken pass/fail or audited)

Two Introductory Courses* 
  • 206 Reading & Writing Poetry**
  • 207 Reading & Writing Fiction (pre-requisite: 206)
  • 208 Reading & Writing Creative Nonfiction (pre-requisite: 206)
Year-long Creative Writing Sequence
(1 of the following 3 credit courses)
  • 393 Theory & Practice of Poetry 
  • 394 Theory & Practice of Fiction 
  • 395 Theory & Practice of Creative Nonfiction
Two 300-level literature classes***
(from English Department offerings ONLY):
  • 1 on material written prior to 1830
  • 1 on material written after 1830 
* The School for Continuing Studies also offer courses under English 206, 207, and 208. These courses do not count toward the Sequence-Based Minor in Creative Writing.
** Freshmen may not enroll in this class until their first spring quarter.  Seniors may not enroll until add/drop week.
*** Students who have completed both sections of either American Literary Traditions (270-1,2) or British Literary Traditions (210-1,2) can use these two courses to count as ONE of these six literature courses.