Students in Writing develop a unique authorial voice informed by an acquired familiarity with contemporary and classic styles. Courses emphasize essential communicative and research skills, a profound understanding of craft, and the development of personal voice in an encouraging atmosphere. This page outlines the requirements for the Writing minor. Students pursuing the Literary Studies major: See the
Writing concentration requirements.
Minors are available to undergraduate students across The New School.
One LLSW introductory writing workshop in primary genre of choice (3-4 credits)
One LLSW intermediate writing workshop in primary genre of choice (3-4 credits)
One LLSW advanced writing workshop in primary genre of choice (4 credits)
One LLST single-author Literary Studies course (4 credits)
One LLST Reading for Writers Literary Studies course (4 credits)
Total credits: 18-20
Students must receive a grade of C or better in every course used to fulfill area of study requirements.
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts can pursue deeper study in the literary arts through the self-designed major. To explore this option, contact an academic advisor and read more about the
self-designed option at Lang.
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Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
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Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
For general questions about Literary Studies, email
Literary Studies faculty and advisors.
Juan E. De Castro
Literature Departmental Faculty Advisor
Juan E. De Castro firstname.lastname@example.org
Writing Departmental Faculty Advisor Colette Brooks
Colette@newschool.eduLiterature Capstone Coordinator
Carolyn Vellenga Berman
Writing Capstone Coordinator
Program Requirements WorksheetsFind your worksheet at your department's curricular page:Literature concentrationsWriting concentrationsSenior CapstonesDownload Senior Capstone in LiteratureDownload Senior Capstone in Writing