Concentration and Courses
The English Department offers an exciting range of writing courses for all levels of experience. In addition to our poetry, fiction writing, and creative nonfiction courses, other departments offer playwriting and screenwriting classes.
Only English majors and minors may add a concentration in creative writing. In order to earn the concentration, students must complete the structured sequence in either fiction or poetry.
These courses include
- 200-level Poetry and Poetry Writing
- 300-level Poetry Writing
- 400-level Advanced Poetry Writing
Short-story and fiction writing courses include
- 200-level Intro to the Short Story
- 300-level Fiction Writing
- 400-level Advanced Fiction Writing
Since prospective writers are often exploring the reach of their medium in the broadest sense, the English curriculum also includes
- English 208 Creative Nonfiction