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ENG 230 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction 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 creative nonfiction writing taught through readings in literary creative nonfiction, writing exercises, and the composition of original, short creative nonfiction pieces. Prerequisite: ENG101.

Prerequisites: ENG101

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: ENG 200

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the unique characteristics of creative nonfiction, including the importance of author credibility, interview techniques, and the role of memory. (CSLO 2)
2. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the sub-genres of creative nonfiction, including memoir, personal essay, travel writing, and literary journalism. (CSLO 2)
3. (Analysis Level) Identify and analyze literary concepts and techniques, such as scene, characterization, figurative language, imagery, voice, setting, point of view, narration, and description.(CSLO 4)
4. (Analysis Level) Analyze and discuss published examples of literary creative nonfiction. (CSLO 1)
5. (Application Level) Employ the writing process in crafting short creative nonfiction pieces.(CSLO 2)
6. (Evaluation Level) Critique and assess other students written work to provide constructive suggestions for improvement.(CSLO 1, 3 & 4)
7. (Synthesis Level) Compose original works of literary, short creative nonfiction. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation