CRC19: Courses

ENGWR 331 Writing for Publication

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better

Advisory: ENGWR 330

Transferable: CSU

This course offers a marketing approach to selling nonfiction writing. The course surveys consumer, general interest and specialty magazines, including trade journals, company publications, regional magazines and local markets. Activities will include the following: reporting on magazine categories; analysis of a variety of magazine article styles and types; writing and sending articles to the marketplace; individual and class criticism of student manuscripts. Emphasis will be placed on increasing freelance writing publication. The course may be taken twice for credit, with the understanding that many universities and four-year colleges place a nine-unit limit on transfer credit from advanced composition courses (ENGWR 330, 331 and ENGCW 400).

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

review selling procedures, writing an effective query, and writing as a business.