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Course Descriptions

ENG 253 - Creative Writing Workshop-Nonfiction

3 Credits

A workshop designed for students interested in advancing their skills in writing creative nonfiction. Emphasis is on exploring different approaches to the genre and on drafting, workshopping, and revising original work within the genre of creative non-fiction. Writing Intensive.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 213 with C or higher (or permission of instructor).

New SUNY General Education: SUNY - Arts

Retiring SUNY General Education: SUNY-A - The Arts (SART)

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Construct drafts in multiple forms of creative non-fiction, such as the personal essay, the memoir, literary journalism, travel writing, and the lyric essay.
2. React and respond to constructive feedback in a workshop setting.
3. Use genre-specific language fluently.
4. Complete writing portfolio to showcase multiple final drafts within the genre of creative non-fiction.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2023