Spring 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGCW 400    Creative Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or 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. It includes analysis of literary models, faculty and class critiques of work, and discussion of literary techniques such as metaphor, imagery, dialogue, and narrative, in each covered genre. (C-ID ENGL 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.BellARC MAIN Portable 613B10432Textbook

ENGCW 420    Poetry Writing Workshop    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or 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 focuses on poetry, offering students the opportunity to develop a personal voice while also developing the skills to analyze and appreciate contemporary poetry. Students examine literary styles and elements in traditional and contemporary poetry, practice revision, and offer constructive critiques.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.BradfordARC MAIN DaviesHall 21012922Textbook

ENGCW 450    College Literary Magazine    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or 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 19-May 22

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECM.SpurgeonARC MAIN Portable 613B10615Textbook
Th04:30PM-05:20PMLABM.SpurgeonARC MAIN Portable 613A

ENGCW 495    Independent Studies in English - Creative Writing    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABJ.Bell TBA TBA11952Textbook

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2018