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Minor in English Writing

The English Writing minor is designed to help students in all majors and colleges improve their writing and critical thinking skills.


The minor consists of 15 credit hours of coursework beyond ENGLSH 1000 (or its equivalent).  A grade of C- or above must be earned in all minor course work and a minimum GPA of 2.0 achieved in the minor. A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed in MU coursework.

Intermediate Composition
Professional Writing
Advanced Composition
Non-fiction Creative Writing6
Creative Writing: Introduction to Nonfiction Prose
Creative Writing: Intermediate Nonfiction Prose
Creative Writing: Advanced Nonfiction Prose
Studies in Writing
English Writing Intensive (beyond those required for graduation)3
Elective (from options listed above, or any creative writing course))3
Total Credits15