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Creative Themes in Writing (ENGL 248)

Credit Course

3 credits

$122 per credit

in-county, fees apply

In this course, students are introduced to a special topic or genre within Creative Writing. Special topics include, but are not limited to, Travel Writing, Memoir, the Personal Essay, and Novel Writing. Each course focuses on a specific Creative Writing genre as indicated by the instructor. Students read the work of influential writers and learn the essential craft elements of the genre. Students also participate in regular writing workshops designed to guide and support their growth as writers, as well as their ability to develop and communicate informed evaluation of their peers' work. This course is taught as an interactive workshop where students will critique each other's work and participate in collaboration and revision exercises. Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 209 with a grade of "C" or better.