Minor in Creative Writing

APU’s creative writing minor helps students develop their writing for publication in multiple genres.

18 units


The creative writing minor is a stand-alone program that allows students to develop their writing for publication in multiple genres.

Select six of the following:18
Introduction to Creative Writing
Creative Writing: Fiction
Creative Writing: Poetry
Creative Writing: Drama and Film
Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction
Freelance Magazine Article Writing
Advanced Creative Writing
Total Units18

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Write with effective and appropriate focus, development, and voice.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking in a way that proposes and persuasively develops an argument about one or more literary texts.
  3. Thoughtfully incorporate literary, rhetorical, linguistic and/or pedagogical theory in their writing.
  4. Articulate Christian perspectives on faith and life.