Division of Humanities

This academic program is housed in the Division of Humanities in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

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The writing minor provides a broad overview of various types of writing and reinforces techniques of analysis and expression. Students learn how to write in various genres by reading models of published authors and participating in writing course workshops. This minor focuses on analytical and professional writing skills, as well as creative writing. This minor can be combined with any major and minor. A minimum of 9 credits must be exclusive to the minor and cannot be counted toward any other majors/minors/certificate programs.

Writing Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Students must complete 15 credits from the following courses, 9 credits of which must be at the 3000/4000 level:

WRIT 2500 Introduction to Creative Writing (3 credits)
WRIT 3020 Poetry Workshop (3 credits)
WRIT 3030 Fiction Workshop (3 credits)
WRIT 3150 Business Writing (3 credits)
WRIT 3160 Scientific and Technical Writing (3 credits)
WRIT 4000 Writing for Technologies (3 credits)
WRIT 4900 Special Topics in Writing (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.