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Phone: 307-766-6453

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Undergraduate Minor

Creative Writing Program

The creative writing minor consists of six courses (18 credit hours) in creative writing or related courses. Four of these courses will be in creative writing (12 credit hours): three Lower Division and one Upper Division. The sequence is as follows:

  • CW 1040: Intro to Creative Writing [must be taken first]

  • two Lower Division Creative Writing

  • Upper Division Creative Writing course

  • Two courses in literature (6 credit hours). [literature courses may be taken at any time in the sequence]

This minor is designed to be used with any major and must be designed in conjunction with a creative writing advisor. Each course must be passed with a grade of C or better.

Declaration of the minor places the earned minor on your transcript. If you do not officially declare a minor, your transcript will not reflect its completion.

Requirements and Credit Hours

Intro to Creative Writing (3 credit hours)

CW 1040

Two Lower Division Creative Writing Courses (6 credit hours)

CW 2050, 2060, 2070, 2080

One Upper Division Creative Writing Course (3 credit hours)

CW 4050 [in one genre: Poetry, Fiction, or Creative Non-Fiction]

Two Literature Courses (6 credit hours)

18 Total Credit Hours

For more information, please contact Val Pexton, Creative Writing Minor Coordinator, at vapexton@uwyo.edu.


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Email: cw@uwyo.edu

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