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ENG 120 - Introduction to Creative Writing

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Begins the exploration of personal writing, fiction, drama, and poetry. Focuses on understanding the basics of each genre and practicing them. Includes peer critique, instructor comments, and extensive revisions.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in a college level composition I course
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Generate original work in several genres.
    1. Write personal essays, fiction, drama and poetry.
    2. Develop skills with the basics of each genre.
  2. Revise and edit original work.
    1. Rewrite work in an effort to improve it.
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of revision.
  3. Interact productively with instructor and peers for the purpose of developing writing skills.
    1. Give and receive verbal and written responses to student work.
    2. Demonstrate an open attitude toward feedback.
  4. Learn by reading contemporary or classic writers
    1. Demonstrate ability to understand a contemporary or classic writer's craft and style in each genre.

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