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Course Equivalents for WRIT 251 at Metropolitan State University in

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
ENGL 2241 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(Goals 1 and 6) Prerequisite: ENGL 1120 or 1121 with a grade of C or better Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: A student who has not met the necessary prerequisites for the course, but strongly possesses the abilities necessary to complete the course successfully, should contact the instructor directly. This course provides students an opportunity to practice the craft of writing literary fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Guided by instruction in contemporary aesthetics, students will develop a disciplined writing and revising process. Students will also engage in the creative and analytical process of reading as writers, responding to both published and student texts in writing and in class discussion.
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Bemidji State University
ENGL 2190 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introduction to the study of the forms and styles of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and other genres, with practice in a workshop format. Liberal Education Goal Area 6.
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Hennepin Technical College
ENGL 2130 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This introductory course will provide a broad overview of creative writing. Emphasis will be on short stories, nonfiction, memoir, playwriting, and essays. Students will study the work of published authors, complete short writing assignments, and complete a substantial creative piece in the genre of their choice. (Prereq: Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills required) (BP/EP) 3 cr MnTC Goal Area = 1 & 6
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Lake Superior College
ENGL 1100 - Creative Writing - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course is designed to stimulate creativity in thought and perception and to enhance each student's abilities to express his or her personal vision in written form. Students will be introduced to the basic language, concepts, and structures of fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. MTC goal area: (1) Communication (Prerequisites: College-level reading and writing) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Mesabi Range College
ENGL 2545 - Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course focuses on the development of skills for writing short fiction and poetry, with emphasis on methods and techniques appropriate to each genre. This course includes writing description, narration, short fiction, and types of poetry. Drama and/or creative non-fiction may also be explored. Attention is given to developing critical judgments and to individual interest.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
ENGL 388 - Creative Writing: Poetry - 3 credits

The writing of poetry, short fiction, non-fiction, plays, or film. Partly a dialogue on contemporary writing, but mainly workshop. May be repeated up to three times for credit if the genre changes.
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Normandale Community College
ENGW 1111 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
You will study and write imaginatively in a variety of genres - play writing, short fiction, poetry, and memoir - as selected by the professor. You will also read and respond to imaginative writing and to student work in the progress.
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Ridgewater College
ENGL 0220 - Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
A study of imaginative writing in several genres. Students will share their work in non-evaluative critique sessions. For part of the course, students will be encouraged to pursue their particular creative interests in areas such as poetry, fiction, children's literature and non-fiction. Students may enroll up to 3 times for a total of no more than 6 credits. MnTC Goal: 6
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Riverland Community College
ENGL 1115 - Creative Writing: Fiction - 1 credits
Human Diversity (07)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This is an introductory writing course in creative fiction. In lecture/workshop format, students examine fiction models, noting technique for creating believable character, dialogue and conflict. Students then create one or several works of fiction. Writing is shared in small groups and/or individual conferences. MnTC (Goals 6/HU and Goal 7/HD); (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
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ENGL 1115 - Creative Writing: Fiction - 1 credits
Human Diversity (07)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This is an introductory writing course in creative fiction. In lecture/workshop format, students examine fiction models, noting technique for creating believable character, dialogue and conflict. Students then create one or several works of fiction. Writing is shared in small groups and/or individual conferences. MnTC (Goals 6/HU and Goal 7/HD); (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
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ENGL 1113 - Creative Writing: Nonfiction - 1 credits
Human Diversity (07)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This is an introductory writing course in creative nonfiction. In lecture/workshop format, students examine models, then write and revise essays drawn from personal experience, memory, observation and reflection. Writing is shared in small groups and/or individual conferences. MnTC (Goals 6/HU and Goal 7/HD); (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
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ENGL 1113 - Creative Writing: Nonfiction - 1 credits
Human Diversity (07)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This is an introductory writing course in creative nonfiction. In lecture/workshop format, students examine models, then write and revise essays drawn from personal experience, memory, observation and reflection. Writing is shared in small groups and/or individual conferences. MnTC (Goals 6/HU and Goal 7/HD); (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
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Southwest Minnesota State University
ENG 107 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is designed to introduce students to the art and crafting of creative writing. Students will be asked to analyze and compose their ouwn prose and poetry. Though this is not a 'workshop,' students will have the opportunity to share and receive feedback on their work.
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St. Cloud State University
ENGL 342 - Creative Writing: Fiction - 4 credits
Practice of fiction writing. Description, dialogue, and characterization in the complete short story. Reading of contemporary fiction as models. Prereq.: 191. 4 Cr. F,S.
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ENGL 343 - Creative Writing: Poetry - 3 credits
The writing of poetry at the beginning level. Prereq.: 191. 3 Cr. F, S.
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ENGL 341 - Creative Writing: Nonfiction - 4 credits
Principles, practices and purposes of nonfiction creative writing, including focused reading and analysis of relevant nonfiction prose. Prereq.: 191. 4 Cr. F.
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Winona State University
ENG 222 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
An introduction to writing poetry, fiction, and other creative genres (may include drama, screenwriting, or creative nonfiction). Covers basics of genre, style, and voice. Prerequisites: ENG 111. Grade only. Meets GOAL 6 (Fine Arts).
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