Academic Catalog

Writing Minor

All writing courses in the minor should be taken in the Department of Writing or at the Ithaca College London Center. Exceptions: Students who receive generic writing credit for 200-level courses taken at other institutions (WRTG 28888) may count up to 6 of those credits toward the writing minor. Academic Writing I (WRTG 10600) and Ithaca College Seminars in Writing (ICSM 108xx, 118xx) do not count toward the writing minor.


WRTG 20100Argument3
Select one of the following:3
Personal Essay
Writing for the Workplace
Creative Nonfiction
WRTG xxxxxElective credits in writing (at least 6 credits at level 3 or above)15
Total Credits21

Additional Requirements for the Minor

  1. All writing courses must be taken for a grade to count toward the minor. Writing courses at level 2 or above must be completed with a C or better.
  2. No more than two level-1 courses will count toward the writing minor.
  3. No more than 3 credits may count toward the writing minor in each of the following courses: WRTG 42000, WRTG 45000, or WRTG 498xx/WRTG 49900. A maximum of 6 credits from among these courses may be applied toward the writing minor.
  4. Up to 6 credits in the writing minor may overlap with a student’s writing requirements in a major.