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ENGL 342. Creative Writing: Fiction

Credits: 4
Department: English
Description: Practice of fiction writing. Description, dialogue, and characterization in the complete short story. Reading of contemporary fiction as models.
Prerequisites: ART 198, ENGL 191, ENGL 198, ENGL 291, HONS 160, TH 198
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Develop a working knowledge of representative texts and writers within the genre, and evaluate and analyze those texts.
2. Develop a working knowledge of the vocabulary of craft, including the effective use of significant/concrete detail, scene, dialogue, plot, point of view and figurative language.
3. Produce, revise, and rewrite their own work in the genre.
4. Evaluate and respond to the work of their peers in group workshop.
5. Assess their own progress and writing process as writers within the genre.

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