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Courses

Spring 2020

  • ENGW 4205 Screenwriting (MFAs may take this for graduate credit with department approval; it may be used to satisfy the out-of-genre workshop requirement)
  • ENGW 5310 Reading as Writers (Spring 2019 topic: "Realism and Its Discontents")
  • ENGW 5701 Great River Review--production of the literary magazine
  • ENGW 5993 Directed Study in Writing
  • ENGW 8110 Seminar: Writing of Fiction
  • ENGW 8120 Seminar: Writing of Poetry
  • ENGW 8130 Seminar: Writing of Literary Nonfiction
  • ENGW 8170 MFA Practicum for EngW 1101W Teaching Assistants
  • ENGW 8990 MFA Creative Thesis (thesis credits)

Fall 2020

  • ENGW 4205 Screenwriting (MFAs may take this for graduate credit with department approval; it may be used to satisfy the out-of-genre workshop requirement)
  • ENGW 5102 Graduate Fiction Writing Workshop
  • ENGW 5104 Graduate Poetry Writing Workshop
  • ENGW 5106 Graduate Literary Nonfiction Writing Workshop
  • ENGW 5310 Reading as Writers - "Genre Agnostic: Readings in Shapeshifting Literature"
  • ENGW 5993 Directed Study in Writing
  • ENGW 8101 Reading Across Genres (for first-year MFAs only)
  • ENGW 8170 MFA Practicum for EngW 1101W Teaching Assistants
  • ENGW 8180 Multi-genre Thesis Seminar
  • ENGW 8333 Master’s FTE (thesis credits)
  • ENGW 8990 MFA Creative Thesis (thesis credits)

Additional Notes

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Permission numbers are required to register for all ENGW classes 4xxx and above. Please contact Holly Vanderhaar, the Graduate Program Coordinator, for assistance. For undergraduate courses, the Creative Writing Program no longer keeps waiting lists in the office. If a section is full, we recommend that you attend class on the first day and speak to the instructor. Only individual instructors will be able to provide permission numbers for overrides into undergraduate sections.

8000-level seminars fulfill the seminar component of program requirements.

Taken under the ENGW designator, a 5130 Topics course can fulfill either a literature/language requirement or a workshop requirement, depending on how the instructor designs the course.

Topics (ENGW 5130) and Reading as Writers (ENGW 5310) courses are typically cross-listed as ENGL 5090 "Readings in Special Subjects." Students may take either course to fulfill the "ENGL" literature and language requirement, but they must be enrolled under the ENGL designator to fulfill that requirement. (Either course may count toward the general "literature and language" requirements when taken under the ENGW designator.) 

Reading as Writers (ENGW 5310) does not satisfy the workshop requirement.