English

Creative Writing Minor

MINOR IN ENGLISH OPTION II: CREATIVE WRITING (24 UNITS) 

I. LOWER DIVISION--6 UNITS

All students minoring in this option must complete the following lower division requirements.

A. Creative Writing (3 units)

  • English 208 Creative Writing

B. Literature (3 units)

Select one course from the following:

  • English 258 Major English Writers I
  • English 259 Major English Writers II
  • English 275 Major American Writers

II. UPPER DIVISION--18 UNITS

A. British and American Literature before 1912 (3 units)

Select one course from the following:

  • English 414 Chaucer
  • English 416 Shakespeare: Selected Plays
  • English 417 Shakespeare: A Survey
  • English 418 English Drama to 1642
  • English 419 English Drama 1660-1880
  • English 420 Milton
  • English 443 English Literature of the Middle Ages
  • English 449 The English Renaissance
  • English 452 The Early 17th Century
  • English 456 The Age of Enlightenment
  • English 458 The Romantic Age
  • English 460 The Victorian Age
  • English 466 Major British Novelists I: 1700-1815
  • English 467 Major British Novelists II: 1815-1900
  • English 473 American Literature 1607-1860
  • English 474 American Literature 1860-1912
  • English 477 Major American Novelists I: 19th Century

B. Twentieth-Century Literature (3 units)

Select one course from the following:

  • English 427 Drama from Ibsen to the Present
  • English 461 Modern British Literature
  • English 462 Contemporary British Literature
  • English 463A Modern Poetry
  • English 463B Contemporary Poetry
  • English 468 Major British Novelists III: 1900 to the Present
  • English 475 American Literature 1912-1945
  • English 476 Contemporary American Literature
  • English 478 Major American Novel II: 20th Century

C. Creative Writing (6 units)

Select two courses from the following:

  • English 308 Narrative Writing
  • English 309 Verse Writing
  • English 310 Playwriting
  • English 408 Advanced Narrative Writing
  • English 409 Advanced Verse Writing
  • English 410 Advanced Playwriting
  • English 457A-Z Selected Topics in Creative Writing
  • English 512 Writing for Performance

D. Senior Seminar (3 units)

Select one course from the following:

  • English 457A-Z Selected Topics in Creative Writing
  • English 490 Senior Seminar in Narrative Writing
  • English 491 Senior Seminar in Verse Writing
  • English 512 Writing for Performance

E. Electives (3 units)

Suggested: ENGL 311, 314, 368, 371, 431, 433, 434, or 436.

Not permitted as electives in this option: ENGL 300, 305, 316, and 364.