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Creative Writing


English 471: Creative Writing: Fiction
(Offered next in FALL 2017)

English 472: Creative Writing: Poetry
(Offered next in SPRING 2018)

English 475: Advanced Creative Writing
(This course in SPRING 2018 will focus on fiction. Students who have taken 471 may take this one for credit, but you don’t need to have taken 471.)

English 371: Introduction to Creative Writing
(Offered in FALL 2017)

English 473: Creative Writing: Nonfiction
(Offered next in SPRING 2018)

English 474: Creative Writing: Drama
(Offered next in FALL 2018)

The prerequisite for these courses is ENGL301. Not an English major or minor? If you’re interested in creative writing courses, please e-mail Dr. Messenger ( or Dr. Pate ( for a prereq override, telling us a little about your background in creative writing. Space permitting, we are always interested in working with students from other majors.