Liberal Arts > English

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: ENG102 or consent of instructor

Teaches fiction writing in a workshop setting. Includes lectures and discussion of plot, character, style, and elements of fiction. Students are required to produce several works of short fiction.


II: Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course the students should be able to:

  • Recognize the various elements of fiction writing and their relation to narrative structure
  • Provide constructive editorial comment
  • Appreciate the craftsmanship of well-written fiction
  • Apply certain techniques to writing to continue to improve skills and to find new approaches to writing fiction

III: Course Linkage

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Will succeed at transfer institutions.

Scheduled ENG-221 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no ENG-221 classes scheduled for this term.