Fall 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGCW 400    Creative Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory creative writing course provides writing experience with three or four of the following genres: short story, poetry, creative nonfiction, and script writing for theater or film. The course includes analysis of literary models, faculty and class critiques of work, and discussion of literary techniques in each covered genre, techniques such as metaphor, imagery, dialogue, and narrative. A portfolio of creative writing is submitted at the end of the semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  13093 
Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Kiefer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  10781 Textbook


ENGCW 410    Fiction Writing Workshop    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGCW 400 and ENGWR 300
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This creative writing course concentrates on fiction writing, including the analysis of fiction written during the semester. It examines literary styles in traditional and contemporary fiction and demonstrates revising and editing processes through lecture, discussion, assigned reading, and in-class writing exercises. The course may require a portfolio of original work and a conference with the instructor.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Kiefer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  10949 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Abraham            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A118 19009 Textbook


ENGCW 450    College Literary Magazine    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGCW 400, ENGCW 410, ENGCW 420, ENGCW 430, or ENGWR 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction and experience in the selection, editing, and preparation of literary content for ARC's college magazine, the American River Review. It provides experience in publicity, marketing, fund-raising, distribution, and staging of literary readings. It may be taken four times for credit when working on different issues of the American River Review. Design and art courses for the magazine are offered through the Art New Media Department.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  11196 
Textbook
Th        04:30PM-05:20PM LAB M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213    

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012