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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 English 200 may be taken up to three times for credit.

6 units, including

ENGL 200 Introduction to Creative Writing

Four writing courses, chosen from the following

ENGL 385 Fiction Writing
ENGL 386 Poetry Writing
ENGL 387 Writing for the Stage and Screen
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 Spanish-American Literature II
LAIS 462 Visions of Contemporary Spain
LAIS 472 Contemporary Spanish-American Theater
LAIS 474 Contemporary Writing in Latin America: Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n Roll
LAIS 477 Literature of the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean
LAIS 485 Latin American Narrative
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