2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

CRW 139 - Introduction to Creative Writing


Description: Techniques in writing, evaluating, and critiquing poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Includes writing a documented analysis.

Prerequisites: ENG 100   or COM 135  or satisfactory score on the English skill assessment. Reading Proficiency.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Analysis of literary and student texts
  2. Elements of poetry (e.g. specific language, imagery, sound devices)
  3. Elements of fiction and creative non-fiction (e.g. plot, viewpoint, characterization)
  4. Methods of critiquing and revising
  5. Workshop methodology for creative writing
  6. Sources and documentation

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze and evaluate literary and student texts. (1-5)
  2. Identify and apply poetic elements (e.g. specific language, imagery, sound devices) (1,2)
  3. Identify and apply elements of fiction and creative non-fiction (e.g. plot, viewpoint, characterization). (1,3)
  4. Critique and revise personal writing. (4)
  5. Use workshop process. (5)
  6. Apply research methods and effectively integrate, synthesize and document sources in written work. (1-6)