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Minor in Creative Writing & Contemporary Literature

  • Total Credit Hours: 15
  • Degree Format: Traditional

About this field

English majors are good writers and effective communicators and possess the ability to process complex ideas and understand and successfully communicate with others. The English program at Valdosta State University builds upon the basic knowledge, skills and values provided by the core curriculum while preparing students for a wide range of careers and for graduate study in numerous fields

The Valdosta State Difference

The Valdosta State English department supports forums for creative, scholarly and pedagogical interests. Students have the opportunity to gain invaluable writing experience by contributing to The Odradek, the university’s student literary journal; The Spectator, the campus newspaper; and Notes on Teaching English, an online teaching journal. In addition, the university hosts the Georgia Poetry Circuit and Blackwater Writing Project. 

What You'll Learn

Minors are available in literature and language, journalism, creative writing and contemporary literature, and professional writing. These minors complement a number of degree programs throughout the university. The minor in English requires between 15 and 18 hours of coursework.

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