University of Maine at Farmington 2021-2022 Catalog

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Students may choose a minor field of study, commonly called a minor, along with their major. A minor usually consists of 20 credits of study. Minors are optional, but many students find that a minor is helpful in providing greater career opportunities after graduation. The requirements for the various minors are listed within individual majors as well as in this section.
Following are the requirements for official University of Maine at Farmington minors. Contact the chairperson of the department offering the minor for an application.
*Starred courses have pre-requisites not included in the minor requirements.

Creative Writing

Required Courses:


ENG 152                    Creative Writing for Non-Majors (Grade of “B” or better)                        4  


Four of the following: (Creative Writing courses, of which at least one must be 300-level)      


ENG 210 Fiction Writing                                                                        4
ENG 211 Poetry Writing 4
ENG 212 Creative Nonfiction 4
ENG 213H Journalism 4
ENG 214 Screenwriting 4
ENG 310 Advanced Fiction 4
ENG 311 Advanced Poetry 4
ENG 312 Advanced Nonfiction Writing 4
ENG 314 Advanced Screenwriting 4

A minimum of one third of the required credits must be earned at UMF for a minor to be awarded.

Total credits for the Minor: 20

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