Programs

Minor in Creative and Journalistic Writing (joint with the Department of English)

What Will I Learn?

The Minor in Creative and Journalistic Writing introduces you to writing fiction, non-fiction, and news and to the basics of storytelling and creative forms of writing in multimedia environments.

It offers you the opportunity to explore and build skills in various creative writing genres of their choice.

Our program is offered jointly with the Department of English.

Curriculum

The Minor in Creative and Journalistic Writing requires 18 credits:

Required (6 credits)

Course Number Name
JSC 220 News Writing & Reporting
ENG 366 Creative Writing

Electives (12 credits)

Course Number Name
JSC 226 Multimedia Journalism Basics
JSC 228 Arabic News Writing and Reporting
JSC 236 Advanced News Writing and Reporting
JSC 328 Advanced Arabic News Writing and Reporting
JSC 432 Multimedia Feature
JSC 431 Investigative Journalism
TVF 316 Script Writing
COM 430 Writing for Advertising and PR
ENG 301 Food and Travel Writing
ENG 322 Life Writing
ENG 331 Poetry Writing
ENG 333 Fiction Writing
ENG 335 Playwriting
PFA 322 Dance History and Criticism