Creative Writing

The Creative Writing minor is offered for students wishing to do intensive work in creative writing regardless of their major. Students selecting the Creative Writing minor should consult first with the undergraduate advisor in their department or program for approval of the minor, and then with the English department undergraduate advisor. Working with advisors, students will select a sequence of advanced courses to fulfill their minor requirements. To count toward the minor, all English courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. This minor requires 24 hours, distributed as follows:

Required Courses for Students Selecting the Minor in Creative Writing:

ENGL 1301

RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I

3

ENGL 1302

RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION II

3

Select two of the following:

6

ENGL 2303

TOPICS IN LITERATURE

ENGL 2309

WORLD LITERATURE

ENGL 2319

BRITISH LITERATURE

ENGL 2329

AMERICAN LITERATURE

ENGL 3375

CREATIVE WRITING

3

Select three of the following Advanced Creative Writing courses:

9

ART 3350

INTRODUCTION TO NARRATIVE SCREENWRITING

ART 4354

ADVANCED NARRATIVE SCREENWRITING1

THEA 3320

PLAYWRITING I

ENGL 4330

ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: TOPICS

ENGL 4347

ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION

ENGL 4348

ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY

ENGL 4349

ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: CREATIVE NON-FICTION

 Total Hours

24

 

 

1

ART 3350 INTRODUCTION TO NARRATIVE SCREENWRITING is a prerequisite for this course

Technical Writing and Professional Communication

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Certificate

The Certificate in Technical Writing and Professional Communication provides students with training in technical and professional writing, document design, visual communication, editing, usability, and helps students become more effective communicators in both traditional and new media environments. This certificate is designed for current UT Arlington students as well as working professionals. The certificate can be earned as part of a degree program. It can also be earned by non-degree seeking students as a stand-alone certificate.

Certificate Requirements

The certificate requires a total of 12 credit hours of coursework. Students should start the sequence with ENGL 2338: TECHNICAL WRITING, but they may also concurrently take any of the other courses.

To receive the certificate, all courses must be completed at UT-Arlington with a grade of C or higher.

Required Courses for Students Selecting the Certificate in Technical Writing and Professional Communication:

ENGL 2338

TECHNICAL WRITING

3

Select two of the following departmental electives:

6

ENGL 3372

COMPUTERS AND WRITING

ENGL 3374

WRITING, RHETORIC, AND MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING

ENGL 3376

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WRITING

ENGL 3385

TOPICS IN RHETORIC

Select either an internship or an interdisciplinary elective

3

ENGL 4390

INTERNSHIP

COMS 2302

PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION FOR SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

COMS 2305

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

MANA 2302

COMMUNICATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS

Total Hours

12

For additional information questions about the undergraduate certificate, please contact the Department of English Undergraduate Advising Office at 817.272.5694.