The Creative Writing minor for English majors allows a student to take 4 creative writing classes. This increases the total number of required courses for the English Major from 10 to 14. A typical course of study for this option is:
1 Theory course
3 Pre-1800 courses
4 Creative Writing courses (at 3000 level or above). For policy on cross-listed Communications writing courses, cut and paste the following link into your browser: http://www.fordham.edu/info/21354/undergraduate/2839/cross_listed_writing_courses
6 Literature Electives (At 3000 level or above.) 2 of these courses may be Cognate Courses.
For Non-English Majors
The minor in Creative Writing, available to students in majors other than English, will consist of:
1. Four (4) four-credit courses which must be drawn from 3000-level and above English Creative Writing courses.
For policy on cross-listed Communications writing courses, cut and paste this link into your browser: http://www.fordham.edu/info/21354/undergraduate/2839/cross_listed_writing_courses
Independent studies, approved by the Director of Creative Writing, are also accepted.
Please note: Students minoring in Creative Writing may count no more than 2 courses [or 8 credits] applicable to the Creative Writing minor for their major.
2. Two (2) advanced courses (3000-level and above) in Literature offered through the English department. Cognate Courses (3000-level and above) and meeting literature requirements in the Classics department, the Literary Studies program or the Modern Languages department may be utilized to fulfill this requirement.