Course Description

Course Name

Creative Non-Fiction Writing

Session: VRMF3123

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Pre-requisites: ENG202 or permission of the instructor.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Nonfiction is a genre that has grown more diverse and creative than ever, embracing all styles from serious to whimsical and encompassing every topic imaginable. This course will focus on the creative process and the generation of several different forms of writing within the nonfiction genre, including the personal essay, the memoir, biography, and the journalistic or magazine profile. Through the examination of professional examples of creative nonfiction, discussion, and critiques, students will become acquainted with the techniques and tools used to build a strong portfolio of literary and journalistic pieces.

3 credit hours. Pre-requisites: ENG202 or permission of the instructor.

*Course content subject to change