Spring 2015 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. (C-ID ENGL 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  11475 
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ENGCW 420    Poetry Writing Workshop    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This creative writing course concentrates on poetry writing, including the analysis of poetry written during the semester. Topics include the examination of literary styles in traditional and contemporary poetry as well as revising and editing processes in creative works.Course topics are covered through lecture, discussion, assigned reading, collaborative writing projects, and in-class writing exercises. A portfolio of original work and individual conferences with the instructor are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Gourdine           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  12226 
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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, ENGWR 300, or ENGWR 480
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction and editorial staff experience in producing a literary and fine arts magazine. Editorial staff collaborate with art selection or design staff in Art New Media to prepare ARC's college magazine, the American River Review, for national competitions sponsored by organizations such as the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the Associated Collegiate Press. The course focuses on the selection and editing of literary content, and on the publicity, marketing, fund-raising, and distribution of a magazine. It may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  11763 
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Th        04:30PM-05:20PM LAB M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213    

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015