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WRT 201 - Introduction to Creative Writing

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Creative writing and analysis. Includes creative writing techniques for fiction, non-fiction, and poetry; critical responses to creative writing; and original writing.

Prerequisite(s): WRT 101  and WRT 102  
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC – FA; Meets - CTE - A&H. (Pending General Education Committee Approval)




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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Define fundamental creative writing elements.
  2. Describe the purpose, function, and effects of creative writing techniques.
  3. Write critical responses to creative writing.
  4. Apply creative writing techniques to original writing.
  5. Assess growth as a creative writer in reflective writing.

Outline:
I. Define Fundamental creative writing elements by genre.

A. Poetic forms

B. Fiction form

C. Non-fiction forms

II. Describe the purpose, function, and effects of creative writing techniques

A. Structure and Style

B. Character development

C. Point of view

D. Devices of Sound

III. Write Critical Response to creative writing

A. Contemplative Peer Reviews

B. Written analysis of existing text

IV. Original Writing

A. Following a writing process

B. Revising

C. Writing of at least one original story, one original essay, and one original poem

D. Assessing growth as a creative writer in reflective writing


Effective Term:
Fall 2022