Do you enjoy writing novels, stories, poems, memoirs? Or would you like to but don't know where to start? No matter what your skill-level and experience, La Crosse has a program to help you excel as a creative writer.
UW - La Crosse offers an 18-credit Creative Writing minor. With a large selection of courses, creative writing students can model their education around the writing form of their choice or create a schedule of eclectic courses.
Meet the Profs
Creative Writing Minor Requirements
18 Credits (All colleges)
Students should consult a professional writing minor adviser before enrolling in ENG 402 or 413.
Note: Students can group courses in a variety of ways to create specific tracks within the minor.
1. 3 credits
___Eng 305 Creative Writing
2. 3 credits from the following:
___Eng 301 Foundations for Literary Studies
___Eng 313 Prose Style and Editing
___Eng 320 Literary Journal Production/Publication
___Eng 330 The English Language
___Eng 332 Modern English Grammars
___Eng 337 The Rhetorics of Style
___Eng 338 Comparative Analysis of Styles
___Eng 343 Creative Non-Fiction
3. 6 credits from the following:
English courses 340 through 495
___Eng 497 Seminar in Rhetoric and Writing Studies
4. 3 credits from:
___Eng 446 Forms of Fiction
___Eng 449 Forms of Poetry
5. 3 credits from
___Eng 416 Sem. Advanced Fiction Writing
___Eng 417 Sem. Advanced Poetry Writing
See course descriptions for detailed information of these classes
Ticket: A Third Coast Review is a national literary
journal assembled by the students of English 320:
Literary Journal Publication. The course is offered in
the spring every year, and the magazine is published
each April. Steam Ticket accepts work from anyone
around the globe with pieces ranging from fiction,
non-fiction, poetry, essays, prose-poems, and artwork.
Students of ENG 320 evaluate each submission, decide
which ones to include in the final product, and are
involved in the design of the publication.
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