Summer 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: Other Term, Jun 01-Jun 25
MTWTh     05:30PM-08:35PM LEC T.Gourdine           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  11870 

ENGCW 441    Feature Film Screenwriting Workshop I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGCW 400, ENGWR 300, or ENGWR 480
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the writing of feature-length film scripts. It requires three proposals for projects, one of which is developed through the first act in official screen format, plus scene descriptions for major scenes, character sketches, and plot outlines. Several classic feature films and/or scripts are analyzed for their writing strengths.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 01-Jun 18
MTWTh     01:00PM-05:10PM LEC M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  11871 

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: Six Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 17
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 11448 

Summer 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: August 11, 2015