Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Slippery Rock University

Writing, Minor

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

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English Department Page

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Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirements

Minor GPA: 2.00 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Core Courses
Select four of the following:12
Composition and Rhetoric
Introduction to Professional Writing
Introduction to Creative Writing
Practicum: Teaching Writing
Healthcare Writing
Writing Community Stories
Writing for Video Games
Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction
Creative Writing: Fiction
Creative Writing: Poetry
Additional Courses
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Linguistics and Grammar
Historical Development of the English Language
Modern English Grammar and Syntax
English Electives
Select two ENGL courses 16
Total Hours21

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Summer 2022
Revised 02.21.2022
UCC 09.21.2021