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Creative Writing extended minor

This extended minor can be applied to any degree program at UFV, provided the degree accepts extended minors. This section specifies the extended minor discipline requirements only. Please refer to the specific degree section for information on additional requirements, declaration eligibility, and residency requirements.

The Creative Writing extended minor can be combined with another creative practice program only in the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Creative practice programs are offered in Creative Writing, Graphic and Digital Design, Theatre, and Visual Arts.

Note: This extended minor cannot be combined with an English major, Creative Writing concentration.

Lower-level requirements: 18 credits

Course Title Credits
  Two lower-level ENGL courses other than creative writing, which can include ENGL 253 (see Notes) 6
Four of: 12
ENGL 104 Introduction to Creative Writing  
ENGL 208 Creative Writing: Screenwriting  
ENGL 211 Creative Writing: Playwriting  
ENGL 212 Creative Writing: Short Fiction  
ENGL 213 Creative Writing: Poetry  
ENGL 215 Creative Writing: Creative Non-Fiction  
ENGL 253/ THEA 250 Introduction to Storytelling in Indigenous, Theatrical, and Global Communities (see Note 2)  

Note 1: At least one of ENGL 201, 202, 223, or 253 is recommended.

Note 2: ENGL 253/THEA 250 can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

Upper-level requirements: 16 credits

Course Title Credits
Two of: 8
ENGL 302 Creative Writing: Advanced Short Fiction  
ENGL 303 Creative Writing: Historical Fiction  
ENGL 311 Creative Writing: Novel  
ENGL 313 Creative Writing: Advanced Poetry  
ENGL 315 Creative Writing: Children's Literature  
ENGL 373/ JRNL 373 Rhetoric: Literary Journalism  
ENGL 378 Creative Writing: Advanced Screenwriting  
ENGL 381 Creative Writing: Advanced Playwriting  
ENGL 390 Creative Writing: Special Topics  
ENGL 405 Seminar in Creative Writing (see Note 1)  
Plus:  
ENGL 405 Seminar in Creative Writing (see Note 1) 4
or ENGL 490 Directed Studies in English (see Note 2)  
Plus: Four credits of upper-level ENGL other than creative writing courses (see Note 3) 4

Note 1: ENGL 405 can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

Note 2: ENGL 490 must be focused on a creative writing project.

Note 3: The following upper-level courses are designated as creative writing courses: ENGL 302, 303, 311, 313, 315, 373, 378, 381, 390, and 405.

Breadth requirements

The Canadian Literature requirement and the Global Literature requirement are completed as part of the 34 credits required for the Creative Writing extended minor.

Course Title Credits
One of: 3–4
ENGL 240 An Introduction to Canadian Literature  
ENGL 253/ THEA 250 Introduction to Storytelling in Indigenous, Theatrical, and Global Communities (see Note)  
ENGL 354 Canadian Poetry and Prose, Beginnings to 1920  
ENGL 356 Modern Canadian Prose  
ENGL 358 Modern Canadian Poetry  
ENGL 360 Topics in Canadian Literature  
ENGL 362 Literature of British Columbia  
One of: 3–4
ENGL 228 Topics in Indigenous Literatures  
ENGL 245 Introduction to South Asian Literature  
ENGL 367/ ANTH 367 Culture and Theory of Diaspora  
ENGL 369 Studies in World Literature  
ENGL 380 Topics in South Asian Literature  
ENGL 384 Topics in South Asian Diaspora Literature  

Note: ENGL 253/THEA 250 can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

 

Creative Writing minor

This minor can be applied to any degree program at UFV, provided the degree accepts minors. This section specifies the minor discipline requirements only. Please refer to the specific degree section for information on additional requirements, declaration eligibility, and residency requirements.

Note: This minor cannot be combined with an English major, Creative Writing concentration.

Lower-level requirements: 12 credits

Course Title Credits
  One lower-level ENGL course, other than creative writing courses, which can include ENGL 253 (see Notes) 3
Three of: 9
ENGL 208 Creative Writing: Screenwriting  
ENGL 211 Creative Writing: Playwriting  
ENGL 212 Creative Writing: Short Fiction  
ENGL 213 Creative Writing: Poetry  
ENGL 215 Creative Writing: Creative Non-Fiction  
ENGL 253/ THEA 250 Introduction to Storytelling in Indigenous, Theatrical, and Global Communities (see Note 2)  

Note 1: At least one of ENGL 201, 202, 223, 253 is recommended.

Note 2: ENGL 253/THEA 250 can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

Upper-level requirements: 16 credits

Course Title Credits
Two of: 8
ENGL 302 Creative Writing: Advanced Short Fiction  
ENGL 303 Creative Writing: Historical Fiction  
ENGL 311 Creative Writing: Novel  
ENGL 313 Creative Writing: Advanced Poetry  
ENGL 315 Creative Writing: Children's Literature  
ENGL 373/ JRNL 373 Rhetoric: Literary Journalism  
ENGL 378 Creative Writing: Advanced Screenwriting  
ENGL 381 Creative Writing: Advanced Playwriting  
ENGL 390 Creative Writing: Special Topics  
ENGL 405 Seminar in Creative Writing (see Note 1)  
Plus: (see Notes)  
ENGL 405 Seminar in Creative Writing 4
or ENGL 490 Directed Studies in English  
Plus: Four credits of upper-level ENGL other than creative writing courses 4

Note 1: ENGL 405 can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

Note 2: ENGL 490 must be focused on a creative writing project.

Note 3: The following upper-level courses are designated as creative writing courses: ENGL 302, 303, 311, 313, 315, 373, 378, 381, 390, and 405.

Breadth requirements

The Canadian Literature requirement and the Global Literature requirement are completed as part of the 28 credits required for the Creative Writing minor.

Course Title Credits
One of: 3–4
ENGL 240 An Introduction to Canadian Literature  
ENGL 253/ THEA 250 Introduction to Storytelling in Indigenous, Theatrical, and Global Communities (see Note)  
ENGL 354 Canadian Poetry and Prose, Beginnings to 1920  
ENGL 356 Modern Canadian Prose  
ENGL 358 Modern Canadian Poetry  
ENGL 360 Topics in Canadian Literature  
ENGL 362 Literature of British Columbia  
One of: 3–4
ENGL 228 Topics in Indigenous Literatures  
ENGL 245 Introduction to South Asian Literature  
ENGL 367/ ANTH 367 Culture and Theory of Diaspora  
ENGL 369 Studies in World Literature  
ENGL 380 Topics in South Asian Literature  
ENGL 384 Topics in South Asian Diaspora Literature  

Note: ENGL 253/THEA 250 can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

Residency

Students must complete at least 50% of the upper-level credits required in the minor or extended minor at UFV.

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