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ENGL 161 - Creative Writing: Fiction I

5.0 Credits
An introduction to writing fiction, with an emphasis on the short story. Students will read and critique the work of contemporary fiction writers and will explore the genre through their own writing projects. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL& 101  (was ENGL 105).

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify, analyze, and evaluate the genre’s conventions and styles via the works of contemporary writers. [REASON]
  2. Apply the genre’s conventions and techniques to develop, revise, and edit their own writing projects. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Assess their own writing and the writing of others. [REASON]
  4. Communicate and interact effectively while giving and receiving feedback in writing groups. [COMMUNICATE]
  5. Demonstrate effective writing process and productive, sustainable writing habits. [ACT]
  6. Describe and implement the process of submitting their work for publication. [ACT]

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