This information is part of the Colgate University catalog, 2022-23.

Minor Requirements

Students interested in the minor in creative writing should talk with a member of the department who teaches the writing workshops in order to plan an appropriate program of study.

The minimum of five courses must include the following:

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:

Literature Courses

Two literature courses chosen from English offerings at the 300 and 400 level.

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 Department

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