Spring 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ENGCW 400    Creative Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The class emphasizes writing of poetry, short fiction, and autobiography. It includes analysis of student work by the instructor and class in a workshop atmosphere. Students explore their creativity through the medium of language and learn the techniques of poetry, fiction, and autobiography while also developing an appreciation of literature by creating it. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Silcox             SCC MAIN RHS 222         25468 
Textbook
On-Campus


ENGCW 410    Fiction Writing Workshop    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a creative writing course designed for students who wish to concentrate on fiction writing. The class will be conducted in a workshop format, which will focus primarily on constructive, in-class analysis of students' short stories and/or novel chapters. Through lecture, discussion, assigned reading, and in-class writing exercises, students will examine critically the elements of literary creation. Students will keep a journal and prepare a portfolio of their original fiction. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Romero             SCC MAIN T03 5           28360 
Textbook
On-Campus


ENGCW 420    Poetry Writing Workshop    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a creative writing course for students who wish to concentrate on poetry writing. The workshop format will focus on analysis of poetry written by students in the class. Through lecture, discussion, assigned reading, collaborative writing projects and in-class writing exercises, students will examine literary devices in contemporary poetry and will practice revising and editing. Students will prepare a portfolio of original work. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Cirrone            SCC MAIN RHS 331         27554 
Textbook
On-Campus


ENGCW 433    Writing as a Healing Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes journal writing as a model for creative writing projects and as a vehicle for healing using the Amherst Writers and Artists method of journal writing. Students will write extensively in journals throughout the semester and then turn some of those writings into finished pieces of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Students will prepare a portfolio of original work. This course can be taken three times for credit, provided a different topic is taken.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Haag               West Sac WSC 323         29374 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ENGCW 451    College Literary Magazine: Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course provides experience in producing the college literary magazine, Susurrus, from selecting and editing manuscripts to actual formation of camera-ready final draft for publication. Discussions include text and art layout, possible CD-ROM and website applications. Students will plan and present a campus literary reading. This course may be taken two times for credit, provided the topics are not the same.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           29372 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011