Introduction to Creative Writing
These classes are designed to benefit anyone from the beginning to advanced writer. Here, you’ll study the many aspects of crafting your stories including idea generation, structure, arc development, syntax, tension, and effective use of literary devices. We offer ENGL 2307 in all of the following forms:
Prose • Poetry • Fiction • Memoir • Young Adult Fiction • Playwriting • Screenwriting • Poetry & Prose • Digital Storytelling • Children’s Literature
Forms of Literature for Creative Writing
The goal of this class is to teach you how to read like a creative writer. To do this,you will closely study diverse forms of writing from poetry and short story to playwriting and film in order to understand the elements of craft necessary for each form. Genre focus to be determined by the instructor.
A capstone class for Creative Writing majors offered each Fall and Spring semester. The Academic Coop is designed to give participants insight into the process of publishing a literary journal. Under the guidance of a faculty member, students work collaboratively to produce the latest edition of the Rio Review, ACC’s Student Literary & Arts Journal.
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Associates of Arts in Creative Writing
Our Associates in Creative Writing is designed to give you a valuable foundation in the art of writing. This degree plan includes introductory composition classes as well as a variety of creative writing classes designed to strengthen all levels of writing, from beginning to advanced. This degree includes access to unique creative writing electives such as being a part of a team of editors that collaborate to publish the bi-yearly Rio Review, ACC’s very own Student Literary & Arts Journal.
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