Do you have a way with words? A powerful imagination? The Minor In Creative Writing provides an excellent opportunity for students to develop and hone their writing skills while experimenting in a variety of genres and styles. Guided by accomplished experts, students will learn to create, edit, and revise their creative writing in 3 of the following genres: poetry, fiction, creative-non-fiction, writing for stage and screen and graphic fiction and comics.

This program is offered in English only.

The table below includes only the discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on the Honours bachelor's with double major and the Honours bachelor's with major and minor.

ENG 2301The Writing Process3 Units
9 course units from:9 Units
Introduction to Writing Prose Fiction
Introduction to Writing Poetry
Introduction to Writing Creative Non-fiction
Introduction to Writing for Stage and Screen
Writing with Visuals: An Introduction
Writing for Digital Media I: Fundamentals of Digital Literacy
9 course units from:9 Units
Advanced Workshop in Poetry
Writing for Digital Media II
Advanced Workshop in Prose Fiction
Advanced Workshop in Creative Non-fiction
Advanced Workshop in Scriptwriting
Advanced Workshop in Comics and Graphic Fiction
Advanced Workshop in Creative Writing: Selected Genres
3 course units from: 13 Units
Book History: Theories and Methods
Literature and Visual Culture: Theories and Approaches
Narrative Genres: Theories and Approaches
Critical Theory
6 course units in English (ENG) at the 2000, 3000, or 4000 level6 Units
Total: 30 Units