ENGCW 400 Creative Writing
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Transferable: CSU; UC (1) ENGCW 400, 410, 420, or 430 combined: maximum transfer credit is two courses; 2) ENGCW 400 and 480 combined: maximum credit one course)
CID: C-ID ENGL 200
This course is designed to guide students in creative writing through experience in three genres: short story, poetry, and creative non-fiction. The course includes analysis of literary models (professional writings in each genre), individual and class criticism of work in a workshop mode, and lecture on and discussion of literary techniques in each genre.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
BECOME SELF-RELIANT, EVALUATIVE READERS AND WRITERS, ABLE TO USE CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS TO READ AND WRITE EFFECTIVELY IN ACADEMIC AND WORKPLACE SETTINGS. (SLO #1, P-SLO #3)