Literature and Creative Writing, Minor

Program Overview

The Literature and Creative Writing minor offers discussion-oriented courses across a range of literary genres and themes, with a choice of emphasis on either literature, creative writing, or both. Students will learn to read and write literary art critically and creatively, with clarity and imagination, and with sensitivity to multi-cultural expressions of diversity.

Complete 16 credits. Course topics include:

  • Fiction from Film to Internet 
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Writing for the Screen
  • Visual Poetics and Narrative
  • Interactive Narrative
  • Modern and Contemporary Literature
  • Science and Fiction
  • The American Dream
  • Irish Literature
  • Women Writers
  • Writing in Context
  • Creative Writing: Poetry
  • Creative Writing: Creative Non-Fiction
  • Creative Writing: The Short Story

See course catalog for details


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575

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