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.
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.)
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.
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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Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
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Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
For general questions about Literary Studies, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Find Literary Studies faculty and advisors.
Carolyn Vellenga Berman
Literary Studies Department Advisor
Literature Capstone Coordinator
Writing Capstone Coordinator
Program Requirements WorksheetsFind your worksheet at your department's curricular page:Literature concentrationsWriting concentrationsSenior CapstonesDownload Senior Capstone in LiteratureDownload Senior Capstone in Writing