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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. 

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 200 may be taken up to three times for credit.

Six units, including:

ENGL 200 Introduction to Creative Writing

Four courses, chosen from the following:

ENGL 385 Fiction Writing

ENGL 386 Poetry Writing

ENGL 390 Literary Translation

ENGL 392 Creative Nonfiction Writing

ENGL 397 Selected Topics in Writing

ENGL 401 Creative Writing Portfolio

One additional 200- or 300-level English course, either in literature, writing, or editing OR one of these courses from another department:

FREN 324 Francophone Cultures and Literature

FREN 461 From Modern to Postmodern

LAIS 332 Introduction to Latin American Literature II

LAIS 462 Visions of Contemporary Spain

LAIS 472 Latin American Theater

LAIS 474 Contemporary Writing in Latin America

LAIS 477 Literature of the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean

LAIS 486 U.S. Latino/a Literature

LLC 322 Introduction to Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Russian Literature

THTR 325 Script Analysis

VMAP 257 Artist Book