African American Studies 158A: Poetry for the People: The Writing and Teaching of Poetry

College Writing Program 130: Introduction to the Craft of Creative Writing

College Writing Program 131: Introduction to the Craft of Creative Nonfiction

English 141: Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, Etc.)

English 143A: Short Fiction*

English 143B: Verse*

English 143N: Prose Nonfiction*

English 243A: Fiction Writing Workshop (graduate course - Highly qualified undergraduates may apply.)*

English 243B: Poetry Writing Workshop (graduate course - Highly qualified undergraduates may apply.)*

Environmental Design 101B: Writing about Environmental Design: Longer Compositions (3 or 4 units required for minor)

Film 180: Introduction to Screenwriting

Film 181: Screenwriting

Geography 175: Earth-Writing: Spatial and Environmental Narrative (special approval for fall 2018)

Theater 139A: Fundamentals of Playwriting

* See application instructions and deadlines on the Department of English website under Courses: Fall 2018 Announcement of Classes and Fall 2018 Courses plus information published in the fall 2018 Schedule of Classes.  Per Fall 2018 Announcement of Classes, "In order to be considered for admission to any of these classes, you must electronically submit a writing sample AND an application form, using the link on the corresponding class entry on this "Announcement of Classes," BY 11 PM, THURSDAY, APRIL 26, AT THE LATEST."

TO FIND APPROVED LITERATURE COURSES OFFERED DURING Fall 2018, compare the approved list of literature courses on the Creative Writing Minor website with the Fall 2018 Schedule of Classes in CalCentral.

Found an upper-division, three- or four-unit course you would like reviewed as a creative writing or literature course for the minor? Make sure the course is clearly creative writing (not expository writing) or literature focused. Then, send your documentary evidence, often a course description and syllabus, to demir@berkeley.edu.

Remember all courses you take for the minor must meet the minor requirements too.

Questions regarding a course?
Contact the department offering the course or the instructor teaching the course.

Questions regarding the minor program? Contact Laura Demir at demir@berkeley.edu.