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ENGCW 430 Creative Non-Fiction Writing Workshop

Units: 3

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 (ENGCW 400, 410, 420, or 430 combined: maximum transfer credit is two courses)

This is a creative writing course concentrating on the literary essay. The class focuses on constructive in-class analysis of personal essays written by students. Students will write and critically examine essays such as the memoir, autobiography, reflective, and philosophical that have a literary, stylistic component. The class will also emphasize multi-cultural, multi-generational, mythological, and ecological topics. Students will prepare a portfolio of completed work.

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)