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ENGL 161 Creative Writing I

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Course Description

Introduction to the reading, analysis, theory, theorists, philosophies, and craft of writing short stories, sketches, poetry, short dramas, creative nonfiction and other literary forms for both personal enjoyment and professional training. Students will practice writing in various genres and will be introduced to the workshop method. During the Spring Semester, class members may volunteer to work on the college's literary magazine.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
  • Total Student Learning hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: ENGL 200