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ENGL 340. Creative Writing: Drama

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: The writing of plays at the beginning level.
Prerequisites: ART 198, ENGL 191, ENGL 198, ENGL 291, HONS 160, TH 198
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze representative texts of various styles within the genre, as well as a play production.
2. Develop a working knowledge of the vocabulary of the craft of writing for the stage, including, dialogue, plot, character, stage direction and approaches to theatrical storytelling.
3. Hear their work read aloud, and listen to the work of their peers read aloud, gaining a basic understanding of performative texts through group workshop.
4. Evaluate their own work and the work of their peers.
5. Produce, revise and rewrite their own original plays for the stage.

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