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Creative Writing Minor

Creative writing is a vital component of the University of Richmond experience. The creative writing program, administered under the auspices of the Department of English, offers both classroom and extracurricular writing opportunities for English majors and non-majors alike. 

Creative Writing Minor

The Creative Writing Minor

Note: A grade of C (2.0) or better is required in all coursework comprising the creative writing minor. Each writing course beyond CRWR 300 may be taken up to three times for credit.

Six units, including:

  • CRWR 300 Introduction to Creative Writing

  • Four courses, chosen from the following:

  • CRWR 311 Fiction Writing
    CRWR 312 Poetry Writing
    CRWR 313 Creative Nonfiction Writing
    CRWR 314 Literary Translation
    CRWR 320 Selected Topics in Writing
    CRWR 401 Creative Writing Portfolio
    (CRWR 311, 312, 313, and 320 may be taken up to three times for credit.)

  • One additional 200- or 300-level ENGL or CRWR course.

CRWR 300 is the required prerequisite for all other CRWR courses (or permission of instructor).