2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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ENGL 249 Creative Writing - Special Projects (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Formerly ENGL 245

Course Description
English 249 concentrates on producing original writings in a specific genre. Each quarter will focus on a particular genre such as screenwriting, science fiction, mystery, playwriting, or autobiography.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify and employ structure and content in writing in various genres.
2. Analyze and utilize writing techniques including deviations in grammar, mechanics, syntax, and organization.
3. Employ theme in various genres.
4. Identify and utilize dialogue and dialect in genre writing.
5. Analyze and utilize character and point of view in genre writing.
6. Identify and develop voice in individual writing.
7. Identify and employ description, images and sound in genre writing.
8. Evaluate published and peer - written genre writing for literary quality.
9. Articulate and apply specific criteria for evaluations of quality.
10. Explain process of submitting genre writing to journals, publishers, production companies, etc.

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