Creative Writing - ENG 211 at Blue Ridge Community College

Effective: 2024-05-01

Course Description

Explores fundamentals of writing imaginatively in genres such as poetry, fiction, drama, and essays. Examines terminology and techniques through readings about the craft of creative writing and model texts and provides students the opportunity to apply these techniques in their own writing. Requires students to develop and revise original work through peer and instructor feedback.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

ENG 211 introduces students to the field of creative writing and engages them in the process of generating imaginative written work. Students will be exposed to narrative techniques and poetic forms, read diverse texts across genres, practice craft exercises, and hone their writing skills through peer and instructor feedback.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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