This information is part of the Colgate University catalog, 2023-24.

Minor Requirements

Creative writing minors take 6 total courses.

  • 3 creative writing workshops (ENGL 217 can only be taken once)
  • 3 literature classes (two of which must be at the upper level)

Workshop Courses

 may be taken only once. Instructor permission is necessary for admission to creative writing courses at the 300 and 400 levels.

Three workshop courses chosen from among the following:

GPA Requirement

Passing grades are required in a minimum of five courses, with a minimum GPA of 2.00 averaged over all courses taken in the department.

English and Creative Writing Department

For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the  catalog page.