Writing Minor

Requirements for the Minor in Writing

The minor in writing requires a minimum of 22 credit hours.

I. Five core courses as follows (13 credit hours)

ENGL 160

Visiting Writers Program (two semesters at .5 credit hour)

ENGL 260

Introduction to Creative Writing

ENGL 361

Intermediate Fiction Writing

or

ENGL 362

Intermediate Poetry Writing

ENGL 365

Form and Theory of Writing

ENGL 460

Advanced Poetry Writing

or

ENGL 461

Advanced Fiction Writing

II. Three elective courses chosen from the following (9 credit hours)

ENGL 261

Literary Publishing

ENGL 361

Intermediate Fiction Writing

ENGL 362

Intermediate Poetry Writing

ENGL 366

Opinion in Journalism

ENGL 378

Advanced Writing I: The Essay

ENGL 399

Special Topics

ENGL 460

Advanced Poetry Writing

ENGL 461

Advanced Fiction Writing

ENGL 465

Internship

ENGL 490

Independent Study

Notes:

ENGL 160 must be taken twice. Students are required to register for ENGL 160 concurrently with the pertinent intermediate and advanced writing courses — ENGL 361 or 362, and ENGL 460 or 461.

A minimum of 15 credit hours counted toward the minor must be taken at SUNY Fredonia. Courses in the minor may only be taken once for credit, with the exception of ENGL 160 and ENGL 399.

ENGL 399 is a special topics course. Students may only count this in the minor when the topic is pertinent to writing.

Students may only cross-list 6 credit hours of courses for the ENGL major and writing minor.