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ENGL 071: Writing Fiction

Course Description

This course provides instruction in writing fiction at the intermediate level. Students write short stories or several chapters of a novel at a more sophisticated level by more fully developing the elements of fiction in their writing. Students in this course have the opportunity to analyze and critique each other's work in the workshop format. This course may be of interest to students with the goal of further improving creative writing skills, or creating a portfolio prior to transferring to a 4-year program in creative writing.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: ENGL 001A
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: ENGL 070

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C2- Humanities
Last Updated 7/19/23