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Courses

The English department offers a wide variety of undergraduate courses under two course designators:

  • EngL (for Literature courses)
  • EngW (for Creative Writing courses)

Whether you’re looking for a large Shakespeare lecture or a small poetry-writing seminar, we work hard to offer high-quality courses on compelling subjects at convenient times so you can graduate in a timely manner.

We offer hundreds of courses each year to help you:

  • Fulfill your requirements for the English major, English minor, or creative writing minor
  • Fulfill your requirements for another degree program, such as the University Honors Program
  • Fulfill your liberal education (LE) and writing intensive (WI) requirements
  • Take electives that interest you, including freshman seminars and freshman seminars abroad

Our faculty and staff are committed to providing you with an outstanding education, which includes fair and equitable treatment, access to your instructor outside of class, and prompt and useful feedback on your work.

Below is a schedule of current and upcoming undergraduate English courses, with links to course descriptions in the ClassInfo database. Click on any course number to learn more about the content and format of the course, workload expectations, and grading criteria, as provided by the instructor.

 

Course Guide Information

 
The English Department offers a number of courses that meet degree as well as Writing Intensive and Liberal Education requirements. Please click on the guides below for course information.
 
 
 

Spring 2019

There are no ENGL courses available for Spring 2019.
Please see classinfo.umn.edu for more info.

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
ENGW 1101WIntroduction to Creative WritingSections [13]
ENGW 1102Introduction to Fiction WritingSections [3]
ENGW 1103Introduction to Poetry WritingSections [1]
ENGW 1104Introduction to Literary Nonfiction WritingSections [1]
ENGW 3102Intermediate Fiction WritingSections [2]
ENGW 3104Intermediate Poetry WritingSections [1]
ENGW 3106Intermediate Literary Nonfiction WritingSections [1]
ENGW 3110Topics in Creative WritingSections [3]
ENGW 3960WCapstone Seminar in Creative WritingSections [2]
ENGW 4205ScreenwritingSections [1]

Fall 2019

There are no ENGL courses available for Fall 2019.
Please see classinfo.umn.edu for more info.

There are no ENGW courses available for Fall 2019.
Please see classinfo.umn.edu for more info.