| Course Template
The following information should be available to students as a part
of all syllabi for this course.
Number: ENGL 4210
Catalog Name: Advanced Creative Writing
Instructor sub-title (optional)
Required texts and other readings/materials
- Individual instructors
may assemble a group of texts that will allow students to meet the objectives
and specifications of the course. No specific texts are required.
- An intensive experience
in writing in one of the following genres: short story, poetry, or the
ENGL 1101, 1102, and 3200
- A further specific
description pertaining to this section of the course may be added.
will achieve enhanced fluency in writing within a particular genre and
become conversant with issues of technique in that discipline
will understand the defining characteristics of the specific genre studied.
will learn how to submit their writing to literary journals and magazines.
- Students will
learn to offer and receive constructive criticism in a public forum.
will demonstrate in both oral and written work a discipline-specific
critical facility through convincing and well-supported analysis of
topics and assignments appropriate to those topics
- This course fulfills
one of the departmental requirements for the completion of the English
- Students will develop
the analytical, oral and written skills to pursue graduate study or
careers in teaching, writing, business and a variety of other fields.
- This course broadens
students' desire and ability to take pleasure in their encounter with
- To be determined
- To be determined
- Other policy statements
specific to this class should be included on the syllabus.
- A detailed calendar
of readings and assignments should be made available to the class at
the first class meeting. A copy should be posted electronically and
kept on file in the English department office.
- Students should
be expected to come to class, prepared and able to participate.
- MLA style should
be emphasized and required on out-of-class essays.