Admission into the Minor

Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.

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Minor Courses
EN 200Intro Creative Writing3
EN 408Advanced Creative Writing (Must be taken twice for 6 hours)6
Select 12 hours of upper-division Creative Writing Electives12
Fiction Writing
Poetry Writing
Creative Nonfiction Writing
Special Topics in Applied CW or
Writing Across Media
Writing Center Practicum
(Only 3 credit hours will count between EN 307, EN 313, or EN 317)
Forms Of Creative Writing
Total Hours21

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation of grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of 12 hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major, and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an advisor in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. College advisors are also available for additional assistance with minor, College, and University requirements. Additional questions should be addressed to the Director of Undergraduate Creative Writing.