WRT - WRITING

WRT-101 English Composition I

This course provides students with extensive practice in critical reading and thinking, and academic essay writing. The course emphasizes the writing process, and concentrates on the organization and development of ideas. Students will develop their reading and writing skills, and learn how to integrate primary and secondary sources into their writing for the purpose of supporting a thesis. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

EBS-101; EBS-012, EBS-021 or ALP-063 or by placement exam

WRT-201 English Composition II

This course continues the emphasis of English Composition I on the writing process, and on critical reading and thinking skills. Particular attention is devoted to writing with sources and to argumentative writing. Emphasis is placed on correct language usage and on research and the techniques of MLA documentation. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WRT-101

WRT-202 Technical Writing

This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of expository writing in the business, scientific, and industrial fields. Special attention is given to the writing of progress reports, sales and statistical reports, and other types of office, clinical, and scientific material. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WRT-101

WRT-204 Creative Writing

This is a course in which students write in such forms as poetry, fiction, and drama. Students read and discuss each other's work as well as that of published authors. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WRT-101

WRT-205 Creative Writing Workshop - Fiction

This course gives students the opportunity to focus on the elements of fiction writing. Students read and discuss each other's work. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WRT-101

WRT-206 Memoir/Creative Non-Fiction

This is a course in which students write memoir and creative non-fiction using such forms as essay, narrative, and poetry. Students read and discuss each other's work as well as that of published authors; they utilize blogs to store and share their writings. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WRT-101

WRT-207 Creative Writing - Poetry

This is a course in which students write poetry using both lyric and narrative styles. The course will focus on a study of contemporary poetry, but students will also gain an understanding of traditional poetic forms such as the sonnet, villanelle, sestina, ode, and elegy. In addition to producing a portfolio of original poems, students will read and discuss each other's work aswell as that of published authors. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WRT-101

WRT-208 Creative Writing - Playwriting

This course allows students to experience and practice the creative process involved in writing. It provides students with an understanding of dramatic text, the skills necessary to create character, relationship, dialogue, and dramatic action. In addition, the course introduces students to the process of stage performance and managing their scripts for this medium. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WRT-101

WRT-216 Writing for Professional Purposes

This course gives students a background in the fundamentals of professional, edited English. It is designed to build upon basic competency in writing and provide a basis for students seeking careers in fields in which a command of the technical and stylistic terminology of writing is essential. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WRT-101