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FILM HISTORY


LITERATURE

ART 545
20th Century African-American Literature

Examine the influence and impressive body of work of writers such as Langston Hughes, Toni Morrison and others. Learn about the Harlem Renaissance, Black Arts Movement and more. Discover how current/emerging African American writers build on the works of the past as they create texts that speak to today's readers.
Total Cost: $82 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $82)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32900 S(6) 9/20-10/25 1-3pm CC

XXC 125
Appreciating Sherlock Holmes

Explore the world of the world's most famous detective. In addition to the original stories, coverage will include various movies and television presentations as well as the many Sherlockian pastiches. New and experienced Sherlock fans will enjoy this course!
Total Cost: $62 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $62)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32897 M(4) 11/10-12/1 7-9pm PMD

PUBLIC SPEAKING

PDE 655
Speaking in Public

Develop communication skills useful in interpersonal, work-related, volunteer and community leadership roles. Learn to make powerful presentations with confidence, poise and enthusiasm.
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $69)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

30595 W(4) 8/6-27 7-9pm OM

33056 M(4) 9/15-10/6 7-9pm CTH

31554 T(4) 9/30-10/21 7-9pm CRC

31555 W(4) 10/29-11/19 7-9pm PMD

PDE 042
Speaking in Public II

Continue to develop your public speaking and presentation skills. Topics include different types of public messages, analysis of speech formats and styles, researching and organizing a speech, and audience analysis and feedback techniques. Prerequisite: a basic public speaking class or equivalent experience.
Total Cost: $95 (Tuition: $26 Fees: $69)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

33146 W(5) 9/17-10/15 Arranged PMD

WRITING

PWL 179
Writing Fiction

Learn how to write fiction from an experienced author. Investigate plot, characterization, point of view and theme. Acquire information regarding publications and how to prepare a manuscript for submission.
Total Cost: $98 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $78)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32891 M(8) 9/15-11/10 7-9pm EC

32894 T(8) 9/30-11/25 7-9pm OM

32920 W(8) 10/8-12/3 7-9pm CTH

WLT 420
Beginning Writing Workshop

Improve your writing skills and develop new ways to stretch your creative muscles. You'll learn about creative fiction, nonfiction writing, clarity, sequence, and writing style.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32798 Arranged 9/17-11/7 Arranged WWW

ART 288
Advanced Fiction Writing

Refine plots using the three-act structure and receive feedback from class members and the instructor. Bring a one-page plot summary to the first session. Intended for writers with a work in progress.
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $30 Fees: $60)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32896 M/W(8) 11/17-12/15 7-9pm EC

WRI 218
Creative Writing in Spanish/Literatura Creatica en Espanol

Whether you are a native Spanish speaker or Spanish is your second language, writing in Spanish will improve your language skills and offer you a chance to capture your creativity. Memoirs, short stories, and poetry are among the writing styles that will be explored. You will learn the steps for self-publishing via Amazon-CreateSpace and print copies for family and friends. Receive one-on-one feedback from native Spanish speaker/writer.

No es importante si su idioma espaсol es nativo o es su segunda idioma, este curso le darб la oportunidad de practicar y mejorar sus calificaciones lingьнsticas para escribir. Ademбs le ofrecerб la oportunidad de capturar y explorar su creatividad para escribir sus memorias, historias cortas, poesнa y cualquier otro tipo de escritura que su imaginaciуn crea. Va a aprender a publicar sus obras a travйs de Amazon - kindle y Createspace para compartir copias de sus obras con sus familiares y amigos. Durante el curso recibirб el suporte de un escritor y autor de habla espaсola.
Total Cost: $86 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $86)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32904 W(5) 9/10-10/8 7-9pm TOH

32908 W(5) 10/22-11/19 7-9pm TOH

WRT 005
How to Write for Children and Teens

Develop your skill in writing for the growing juvenile book and magazine market using techniques which appeal to young readers from toddler to teen. Learn to submit and sell picture books, fiction, verse and articles.
Total Cost: $99 (Tuition: $30 Fees: $69)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32912 T(8) 10/7-12/2 7-9pm EC

WLT 244
Mystery Writing

Explore in-depth mystery writing methods and techniques in order to become a published author. Topics to be covered include four story types - how they relate to mystery writing, three-act story structure, difference between story and plot, specific techniques for writing mysteries.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32816 Arranged 11/12-1/2 Arranged WWW

WRI 217
Novel Writing

Write your own novel with guidance from a professional editor. Cover the basics of writing (plot, characterization, setting, etc.) and then jump right into the process of starting your story. Most classes will consist of individual tutoring sessions designed to help you work through your creative questions, concerns and writer's block, enabling you to craft novels that are uniquely yours.
Total Cost: $124 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $124)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32918 R(8) 9/18-11/13 6-8pm CC

33119 W(8) 10/8-12/3 6-8pm PMD

WRI 066
Introduction to Screenwriting

Learn about the field of screenwriting and what it takes to develop a career as a screenwriter. Topics include opportunities for screenwriters, elements of plot, character development, dialogue, creating a script outline, and selling a script to the movie industry.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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32809 Arranged 10/15-12/5 Arranged WWW

WLT 421
Travel Writing

Learn how to generate income as a travel writer by finding out how to sell your experiences in articles or in travel books.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32820 Arranged 12/10-1/30 Arranged WWW

WLT 416
Write Your Life Story

Have you thought about writing your story, sharing life-altering events? Does your family really know about their heritage? If you've ever thought about writing your life story, now is the time. You will have the satisfaction of telling history your way. You may even find a lucrative market for your story, just like the authors of the bestselling Rocket Boys and Angela's Ashes. This course walks you step-by-step through the process of writing your life story. It's fun. It's exciting. It's a story only you can tell.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

CRN# Day/# DATES TIME LOCATION

32806 Arranged 12/10-1/30 Arranged WWW

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