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Creative Writing Minor MIN

Degree Type: Minor

College(s): Arts and Sciences

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
ENGL 222
ENGL 422 Adv Creative Writing Workshop 3
LITR 330 Contemporary Literature 3
*LITR 200 Level of Above 3
*LITR 300 Level or Above 3
ENGL 423 3
Select one:
LITR 231 Poetry 3
LITR 241 Intro to World Short Fiction 3
LITR 251 World Drama 3
LITR 261 World Novels 3

Why Chose the Creative Writing Minor?

With its dual emphasis on writing and reading creative works, the Creative Writing Minor encourages students to improve communicative and language skills while developing creative and critical texts, allows students to develop analytical skills and problem-solving skills; fosters an appreciation for language as both an expressive and a communicative medium; and encourages students to develop a deeper understanding of human nature, contemporary society, and the role of the individual in today's world.

Admission Requirements

This Creative Writing minor is open to any student admitted to Ferris State and pursuing a baccalaureate degree. The minor is designed to complement any Ferris major program. Students may use only one-third of the credits in a minor that overlap with the student's major. For example: If a minor is 18 credits, 6 credits may be applied to the minor that are also used in the major. Students may apply 6 credit hours of overlap between minors.

Graduation Requirements

An academic minor may only be awarded upon completion of a baccalaureate degree at Ferris State University, except those pursuing a B.A. in English Composition. This minor requires a minimum of 18 credits with a minimum 2.0 grade average in these courses. At least 50 percent of the credits of the minor must be Ferris State University credits.

More Information

Languages and Literature Department
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive, ASC 3080
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2225
PHONE: 231-591-5958

Advisor: Dr. Gordon Reynolds
Phone:   231-591-2521
E-mail: reynoldg@ferris.edu

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