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Course Title: Creative Writing
Course ID: ENGL 140

Beginning creative writers are introduced to the techniques, structures, and basic elements of poetry, short fiction, and drama. Learners examine character, plot, dialog, theme, setting, and voice in fiction. Learners critique works of experienced writers and their peers. With emphasis on preparation, criticism, and revision, learners write poetry, a short story, and a drama. Throughout the semester, students compile a portfolio of their writings. This course does not fulfill the General Education requirement for Humanities but may be used as an elective. Lecture 3 hours per week

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall

Prerequisites: ENGL 02 and READ 02 or Writing and Reading placement of ENGL 111

Corequisites: None

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