Program Overview

Our creative writing minor is great for students who want to expand their creative processes and their interpretation of literature, rhetoric, and life. This minor revolves around several different creative genres of writing including fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and playwriting. Students are able to choose which genres they would like to study, making the program much more flexible and personalized for each student. 


On Campus


24 Credits

Time To Degree:

3-4 Semesters

Average Class Size:


Program Goals

This program covers the basics of composition as well as provides a deeper dive into the different worlds of literature. With the ability to choose which subjects to study, students will be able to create their own creative writing minor that tailors to their goals and interests. 

Career Outlook

Students of this program will learn rhetorical and writing skills that will help them in the workforce by honing their critical and creative thinking processes. This is a great opportunity for students looking to go into a field with a heavy emphasis on writing and creativity. 

“Whenever someone asks what my major was in college, I quickly respond, “I was an English major with a writing minor.” I don’t think I’ve ever said that sentence without a bit of pride in it. My writing minor has helped shape me into the person I am today.” – Abby Rhodes


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  • Catherine Swender

    Associate Professor

Why SHC?

At Spring Hill College,we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.

We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2021, 92% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.

We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.

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