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Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for ENGL 2200 at Ridgewater College in Spring 2020 (Jan - May)



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Alexandria Technical and Community College

ENGL 1465 - Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course meets Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) goal area 6. This course deals with the fundamentals of creative writing based on reading or personal experience. The process of writing, English grammar, mechanics, and style are incorporated. The focus of this general education course is on mastering the fundamental features of short stories, poems, and other genres. Students learn to write and think in different ways through reading and writing creative works. Prerequisite: ENGL1410.
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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 1120/1121 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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Century College

ENGL 1027 - Creative Writing: Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This creative writing class intended for all students introduces the major genres: poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and screenwriting/scriptwriting as selected by the instructor. Because creative writing involves both creativity and scholarship, coursework includes an introduction to reading and critical analysis in a variety of genres; developing and practicing a creative process; and writing, revising, critiquing, and sharing original work in a variety of genres. This course does not fulfill the Literature requirement for the Associate of Arts degree at Century College.  Prerequisite(s): Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher.  Recommendation: ENGL 1020 with a grade of C or higher OR ENGL 1021 with a grade of C or higher. Basic word processing and computer skills.
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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. Students will become familiar with the contemporary conventions of various genres. Emphasis will be on two or more of the following: short stories, creative nonfiction, poetry, and plays. Students will study the work of published authors to learn about techniques employed by experienced writers and will complete short writing assignments that demonstrate a variety of creative writing techniques as well as a revised collection of creative work in the genre of their choice. (Prereq: Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026 or ENGL1030 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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Inver Hills Community College

ENG 1601 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Provides guided practice in various types of creative writing with the emphasis on skills common to creative expression. Assists students in discovering and developing their own best medium for expression, whether fiction, poetry, drama, creative non-fiction (Emphasis may vary with instructor.) Students will identify select portions of writing for small and/or large group presentation.
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Itasca Community College

ENGL 2106 - Creative Writing - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course introduces students to the craft of writing fiction, poetry, and/or creative nonfiction. Students critically read literature, studying the craft of each genre. Students practice applying these elements in their original fiction, poetry, and/or creative nonfiction in workshop format.
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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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Metropolitan State University

WRIT 251 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course provides an introduction to the elements of writing short fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. Students learn a variety of approaches to creative writing in a cooperative class environment.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College

ENCW 2213 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course covers practice in writing both poetry and fiction, with emphasis on development of individual style and form, as well as an analysis of professional works and devices. In addition to working on creative self-expression, you will develop the abilities, craft and discipline needed to produce quality writing that allows you to reach an audience: training your voice, developing a personal style, experimenting with structure, enhancing your descriptive skills, improving your command of language, and establishing techniques for revising. You will study various types of poetry and fiction, and you will give and receive feedback online from peers and your instructor.
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Minnesota State College Southeast

ENGL 1445 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course will serve to introduce the student to the practice of creative writing, specifically to the techniques involved in writing poetry and short fiction. In addition to writing their own poems and stories, students will read and discuss a number of contemporary examples in these genres. (Meets MnTC goals 1 & 6) (Prerequisites: A minimum score of 78 on the Reading Comprehension portion of the ACCUPLACER basic skills test or a minimum score of 18 on the English subject area of the ACT test or successful completion of ENGL0528) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College

ENGL 2200 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Meets MNTC Goal Area 6F. Prerequisite: ENGL1101. The creative writing course focuses on the writing of short fiction, poetry, and plays. It is a course designed to offer students practice in the composition of these three modes, with room for exploration the of each genre's sub-categories. Emphasis will be on writing original work and on learning the skills needed to write successful creative works within each genre. This course will emphasize helping students learn to develop their creative voice and incorporate study of published works to aid students in this goal. This course counts as a fine arts course; it places emphasis on the creation of fine arts as opposed to the formal, critical analysis of them. Course delivery will include a traditional class format as well as workshop settings, where students' work will be read, analyzed, and critiqued by others in the class. The course may include the following: presenting and submitting manuscripts, analyzing the motivation for writers, editing and criticism, techniques for reading work aloud, and analyzing masterpiece models. Evaluation of course competencies may be based on writing journals, portfolios, presentations, large and small group discussions, collaborative tasks, manuscripts (completed or works in progress), and/or public reading of students' works.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead

ENGL 288 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits

Practice in the writing of poetry, short fiction, or drama.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato

ENG 242W - Introduction To Creative Writing - 4 credits

An introduction to writing poetry and short prose. This course does not assume previous creative writing experience on the part of the student. ENG 242 is a prerequisite for ENG 340 or 341.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College

ENGL 2243 - Composition: Creative Writing - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Provides instruction and experience in composing and editing poetry, short fiction, a literary research paper, and a writer's journal. The class is conducted in an informal workshop atmosphere. This course is an alternative for ENGL 1102 in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. Prerequisite: ENGL 1101.
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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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North Hennepin Community College

ENGL 1900 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This class is designed for students who want to try creative writing, perhaps for the first time, and learn more about the creative process. No previous creative writing experience is necessary. Coursework will include reading, writing, and discussion of both student and professional work in at least three of the following genres: fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction (or memoir), and drama. The focus of the class, students' creative work, will be presented and critiqued in a workshop environment.
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Northland Community and Technical College

ENGL 2203 - Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(Fulfills MNTC Area: 6) Directive practice in writing biography/autobiography, children's stories, short stories, poetry, and drama. Prerequisites: ENGL0095
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Pine Technical and Community College

ENGL 2280 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course will enhance the student's understanding of the various conventions of creative prose and poetry; students will compose their own creative written works in poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction memoir, and share and refine their writing in a workshop setting. Course emphasis is on composing imaginative, insightful written work designed to have an impact on a public audience. MnTC goal area: 6. (Prerequisites: ENGL 1276 College Composition or equivalent 1000-level composition course.) Offered Spring.
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Rainy River Community College

ENGL 1150 - Creative Writing - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Creative writing introduces students to creative non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and memoir. This course focuses on the craft of writing and revising, while exploring and analyzing works from authors of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Discussions, workshops, and peer reviews comprise activities and grades. MNTC: 2/6A
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South Central College

ENGL 210 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 4 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course introduces students to the study of creative writing. Course content focuses primarily on reading several genres of writing (e.g., short story, poetry, non-fiction, and play/screenplay) and then practicing those forms and completing constructive critique of students' practice. (Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or instructor permission) (MNTC 6: Humanities and Fine Arts)
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College

ENGL 2310 - Introduction to Creative Writing - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal Areas 1 and 6 - Written Communication and Humanities. Students will learn the principles and methods of basic creative writing for poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction with a focus on developing the creative process. Through a variety of methods, students will deepen their appreciation for and ability to produce creative writing. Students will develop the ability to express themselves through poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction as well an appreciation for creative works of the past and present, resulting in a creative writing portfolio. Student Learning Outcomes: * Critique short fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry of past and present. * Implement a variety of creative writing methods, including developing voice, creating imagery, and crafting character, setting, and structure. * Analyze the connections between personal experience and creativity * Create and edit poems, short works of fiction and creative nonfiction. * Develop creative thought and expression through writing poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. * Demonstrate the writing process through invention, organization, drafting, revision, editing and presentation. * Participate effectively in writers' workshops with emphasis on listening, critical and reflective thinking, and responding.
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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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