Creative Writing Online Minor

Strengthen Your Communication Skills with Liberty’s Online Minor in Writing

Strong communication skills are a necessity in every career. With Liberty University’s online Minor in Writing, you will enhance your professional, academic, and personal writing skills. Our courses are designed to help you better understand a range of writing skills from modern grammar to advanced expository writing. You will learn to enlighten and motivate readers with your written pieces.

Professors for your Minor in Writing courses will encourage you to think like a professional writer as you identify, analyze, and correct errors in your writing. Through this understanding, you can take your writing to the next level.

Why Choose a Minor in Writing? 
What Will You Learn in Our Writing Minor?
Course Requirements

Why Choose an Online Minor in Writing?

A Minor in Writing is an excellent addition to any bachelor’s degree program at Liberty University. You will feel confident in your educational journey as you pursue your passion and prepare for your future. All of the classes within our Minor in Writing are taught by experienced professors who hold a Christian worldview.

Our Minor in Writing is offered entirely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on our campus. Whether you are pursuing a degree in business, history, psychology, or any field in between, Liberty’s Minor in Writing will provide you with a valuable skill set that will set you apart from others.

What Will You Learn in Our Minor in Writing Online?

Liberty University’s Minor in Writing is 15 credit hours and offered completely online. In addition to foundational courses, you will have the opportunity to choose 1 course from a list of options including Criminal Justice Research and Writing, Shakespeare, Media Writing, and more. You can choose the classes that interest you the most or are most aligned with your career objectives.

Our Minor in Writing is an excellent option for students in any degree. Some degrees that can especially benefit from this minor include our Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education Interdisciplinary Studies, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Strategic Marketing Management.

Minor in Writing Course Requirements (15 hours)

  • ENGL 350 – Advanced Expository Writing
  • WRIT 400 – Editing for Publishing or WRIT 402 –  Methods and Materials of Research
  • WRIT 401 – Grant Writing
  • WRIT 403 – Technical Writing

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • CJUS 230 – Criminal Justice Research and Writing
  • ENGL 322 – Shakespeare
  • ENGL 333 – Modern Grammar
  • ENGL 341 – American Realism and Naturalism
  • ENGL 460 – Christian Literature
  • GOVT 346 – Legal Research and Writing
  • JOUR 225 – Media Writing
  • RLGN 301 – Research and Writing for Religious Disciplines
  • WRIT 201 – Introduction to Creative Writing
  • WRIT 304 – Novellas
  • WRIT 305 – Introduction to Inspirational Writing