English - Minor in Writing Requirements

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Minors in Writing at CCSU!

Minor in Writing & Publishing (19 credits)

REQUIRED
Produce Blue Muse, the English Department's online literary magazine, learn to write across a range of digital platforms, and how to tell good fact-based stories using techniques more often associated with fiction. Minors in Writing & Publishing must take WRT370 (Creative Nonfiction I), WRT383 (Digital Platforms) and WRT384 (Publishing), but can select an additional nine credits of electives from a range of courses, including poetry, playwriting and fiction. This minor is ideal for students from any major eager to learn the ins and outs of writing well and editing and publishing skills. Most of the courses only require WRT110 or WRT105 (grade C- or higher) as a prerequisite.

ELECTIVES
 ENG 310, Close Reading of the Sentence
 WRT 371, Fiction I
 WRT 372, Fiction II
 WRT 373, Poetry I
 WRT 374, Poetry II
 WRT 375, Creative Nonfiction II
 WRT 377, Playwriting
 WRT 378, Special Topics
 WRT 385, Writing About Series
 ENG 494, Independent Study
 ENG 495, Internship (contact Professor Mary Collins for additional information at collinsmae@ccsu.edu)

*WRT 265, Introduction to Creative Writing, does not count in the minor but students are encouraged to take it as part of Gen Ed Skill Area I.

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