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ENG 215 Introduction to Poetry Writing
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: An introduction to the craft of literary poetry writing taught through readings and discussion of classical and contemporary poems, writing exercises, and the composition of original poems. Prerequisite: ENG101.

Prerequisites: ENG101

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: ENG 200

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the unique characteristics of literary open- and closed-form poetry.(CSLO 2)
2. (Analysis Level) Identify and analyze literary concepts and techniques, such as theme, imagery, figures of speech, line breaks, voice, and rhyme and meter.(CSLO 4)
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze and discuss published examples of classical and contemporary literary poems.(CSLO 1)
4. (Application Level) Employ the writing process in crafting original open- and closed-form poems.(CSLO 2)
5. (Evaluation Level) Critique and assess other students' written work to provide constructive suggestions for improvement.(CSLO 1, 3 & 4)
6. (Synthesis Level) Compose original works of literary open- and closed-form poems.(CSLO 2, 3, & 4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation