Creative Writing Minor

What does it mean to minor in creative writing?

ArtCenter's Creative Writing Minor offers a specialized series of courses that allow you to explore storytelling in several forms, including poetry, screenwriting and children’s literature.

We believe that writing provides another view into the creative process. And these additional insights broaden and deepen your art or design practice, regardless of whether you choose to incorporate the written word into your work.

Additionally, the minor in creative writing, offered through Humanities and Sciences, provides you with an expanded understanding of a variety of narrative and lyrical forms, and their potential applications to the storytelling you do as artists and designers.

Key Courses Include:

  • Short Story
  • Storytelling
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Writing Workshop
  • Screenwriting
  • Writing for Video Games
  • Children’s Literature
  • Beginnings, Middles, and Ends
  • Story & Form
  • Novel
  • Graphic Novel

Additional literature courses:

  • Contemporary US Latinx Poetry
  • Genre Literature
  • Greek Mythology
  • James Joyce’s Ulysses
  • Moby Dick
  • Queer Voices Across Literature
  • Witch Lit

Capstone Course:

Independent or guided study project to develop a written work or collection

A writing center mentor works with a student to finess their writing project.

Writing Center

Helping students become confident and effective communicators within art and design.

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