ENG 206

Creative Writing

Course Description

Student creative writing may include work in poetry, short stories and drama. Some assignments will reflect student interests and abilities, while others may encourage students to expand their skills and discover new topics. Class activities will include critical evaluation of student work in individual conferences and writing workshops. The course may include work on individual writing projects.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • ENG 101 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum placement test score of 22 ACT or 108 CPT.


Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain forms and genres of creative literature, including prose and poetry.
  • Analyze the process and techniques of more advanced creative writing.
  • Critique various models of professional writing in various genres.
  • Lead an advanced workshop of student generated writing.
  • Outline the process and procedures of more sophisticated and precise revision of prose and poetry.
  • Analyze in greater detail concepts of plot, character, theme, narrative voice and point of view in poetry and prose and possibly other genres.
  • Write a varied selection of literary texts.
  • Apply revision strategies.
  • Summarize the creative writing forms, techniques, and strategies presented in course materials.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2015; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 206147132Creative Writing 3Dolgin S 4/31/0Open
T 03:00PM-05:54PMLA460

Winter; 2016; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 206112726Creative Writing Online3Lindenberg A$30.0031/31/0Open
 206117134Creative Writing 3Dolgin S 31/31/0Open
W 01:00PM-03:54PMLA470

Note: This schedule updates once every 24 hours. Please reference WebAdvisor for current status.

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