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Term : Summer 2024
Catalog Year : 2023-2024

ENG 179 - The Craft Of Creative Writing

Description: This course introduces students to the major contemporary genres of creative writing--poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction--and provides foundational knowledge of the discipline through a survey of essential craft terms, strategies for close readings of contemporary work, and approaches for critical analysis of works-in-progress. Students will apply their knowledge and practice techniques in weekly faculty-led breakout sessions. Regardless of their major, students will leave this course having rekindled their love of reading while exploring the joys of creating their own literary works. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2024

Requirement Designation: Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Creative & Aesthetic Thinking