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Minor in Creative Writing

Stretch your creativity by examining a variety of genres, including inspired works of great Christian writers.

The Creative Writing minor will allow students of any major to gain guided instruction in the various genres of creative writing. English majors may already take all of the courses offered within their Creative Writing emphasis.

Offered through the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Creating Writing minor will provide students with a working knowledge of creative literary production and significant practice in creative output for multiple genres, including fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Your creativity and insight will be stretched by examining genres you may not have written before.

Creative Writing at CCU

Students will learn to integrate their faith with their writing and reach for high standards as Christian writers. They will examine writing styles from all genres but will take a special interest in both written and inspired works by great Christian writers.

What can you do with a minor in Creative Writing?
  • Journalism
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Strategic communications
  • Technical writing
  • Education
  • Screenwriting or authoring books
  • Pursue a master's degree (MFA)
Interesting Classes You Might Take
  • Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
  • Christian Writers
  • History of the British Novel

About the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is united by a commitment to academic scholarship and the integration of faith into the learning process, helping you become an informed Christian scholar who is ready to lead and to make an impact on the world as you prepare for a career in humanities or social sciences. Academic programs provide excellent in-class instruction as well as relevant and experiential assignments designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge required for your chosen career.

The Humanities and Social Sciences faculty is dedicated to you as an individual student. Our professors are intelligent scholars and gifted teachers, but they are also mentors who care about helping you grow. You'll take courses in communication, psychology, and social science and will be able to apply what you are learning in the classroom by participating in academic clubs, attending professional and academic conferences, taking advantage of internship opportunities, and by studying abroad.

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