Lang

Minor

  • Overview

    Students in Writing develop a unique authorial voice informed by an acquired familiarity with contemporary and classic styles. Courses emphasize essential communicative and research skills, a profound understanding of craft, and the development of personal voice in an encouraging atmosphere. This page outlines the requirements for the Writing minor. Students pursuing the Literary Studies major: See the Writing concentration requirements

    Eligibility

    Undergraduate students from any school of the university who are not majoring in Liberal Arts can select a minor from Lang’s offerings. Similarly, Lang students who are not pursuing a BA or BS in Liberal Arts can select a minor from those offered in other schools, provided they meet the prerequisites and related requirements. (Lang students pursuing a BA or BS in Liberal Arts: See Self-Designed Major, below.)

    Curriculum

    Requirements for the Writing Minor

    One-LLSW introductory writing workshop in primary genre of choice (3-4 credits)
    One-LLSW intermediate writing workshop in primary genre of choice (3-4 credits)
    One-LLSW advanced writing workshop in primary genre of choice (4 credits)
    One-LLST single-author Literary Studies course (4 credits)
    One-LLST Reading for Writers Literary Studies course (credits)

    Total credits: 18-20

    Students must receive a grade of C or better in every course used to fulfill area of study requirements.

    Self-Designed Major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts)

    Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts cannot elect an academic minor; however, they can pursue deeper study in the literary arts through the self-designed major. To explore this option, contact an academic advisor and read more about the self-designed option at Lang.

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