Creative Writing Minor

Spring 2022

APPROVED CREATIVE WRITING COURSES OFFERED DURING SPRING 2022 as of October 25, 2021. – Look up courses in CalCentral.

ART 182: Creative Writing for Artists
ASAMST 173: Creative Writing: Creative Writing in Asian America
EALANG 115. Knowing Others, and Being Known: The Art of Writing People
ENGLISH 141. Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, Etc.)
ENGLISH 143A. Short Fiction*
ENGLISH 143B. Verse*
ENGLISH 143C. Long Narrative*
ENGLISH 143N. Prose Nonfiction*
ENGLISH 243B: Poetry Writing Workshop (graduate level)*
ENGLISH 243N: Prose Nonfiction Writing Workshop (graduate level)*
FILM 181. Screenwriting
THEATER 139B. Playwriting

* See Department of English Announcement of Classes: Spring 2022 and Spring 2022 Schedule of Classes for application instructions and deadlines. The deadline to apply to the English 143 and 243 courses is BY 11 P.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29.

TO FIND APPROVED LITERATURE COURSES OFFERED DURING Spring 2021, compare the approved list of literature courses on the Creative Writing Minor website with the Spring 2022 Schedule of Classes.

Found an upper-division, three- or four-unit course you would like reviewed as a creative writing or literature course for the minor? Make sure the course is clearly creative writing (not expository writing) or literature focused. Then, send your documentary evidence, often a course description and syllabus, to

Remember all courses you take for the minor must meet the minor requirements too. 

Questions regarding a course? Contact the department offering the course or the instructor teaching the course.

Questions regarding the minor program? Contact Laura Demir at