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Penn State Harrisburg

Creative Writing Minor

Contact: Charlotte Holmes,

Abington College, Penn State Altoona, Behrend College, Berks College, Capital College, University Park - Liberal Arts, University College (CWRIT_UMNR)

This minor offers students not majoring in English the opportunity to explore different forms of creative writing--fiction, poetry, and nonfiction--or to focus primarily on one of them. Students receive instruction and practice the art and craft of writing in small, workshop courses.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Some courses may require prerequisites.

For a Minor in Creative Writing, a minimum of 18 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


Select 6 credits of introductory-level courses (200-level): ENGL 212(3); ENGL 213(3); ENGL 214(3); ENGL 215(3); ENGL 281(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 12 credits of advanced -level writing workshop courses (400-level): ENGL 304 WAC(3-12); ENGL 412(3); ENGL 413(3); ENGL 414(3); ENGL 415(3); ENGL 422(3); ENGL 425(3); ENGL 401(3); ENGL 424(3); ENGL 429(3); ENGL 435(3); ENGL 436(3); ENGL 437(3); ENGL 439(3); ENGL 486 IL(3); ENGL 495(3-12) (Sem: 5-8)


Blue Sheet Item #: 45-05-041

Review Date: 2/21/17


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