Creative Writing (ND)

The Certificate in Creative Writing Program provides a comprehensive foundation in the study and practice of Creative Writing. This certificate also meets the needs of those in the community who wish to express their imagination, think critically, or enter the job market in fields that require knowledge of critical thinking and writing principles. Students develop competency in the ability to write clearly and thoughtfully, as well as to revise their written work. Additionally, students gain advanced reading and comprehension skills, and are exposed to multi-cultural texts and resources. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to demonstrate increased reading and writing comprehension of English. Demonstrate creative and critical thinking as it applies to writing and reading. Demonstrate increased  knowledge the principles of Creative Writing.

 This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree. 

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
 ENGL 101
ENGL 102
Critical Thinking and Literary Analysis
3
Eligibility for ENGL 101
ENGL 103
Creative Writing Workshop
3
Eligibility for ENGL 101
ENGL 123
American Literature From 1865 to the Present
3
  Select one course (3 units) from the following:
Eligibility for ENGL 101  ENGL 110 Introduction to World Literature from 1700 to the Present Time
3
Eligibility for ENGL 101
ENGL 111
Women in Literature
3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 117 Film as Literature
3
Eligibility for ENGL 101  ENGL 127 Children's Literature 3
  Select to courses (6 units) from the following:

Eligibility for ENGL 101  ENGL 112
Screenwriting
3
ENGL 112 or equivilant
ENGL 212
Advanced Screenwriting
3
ENGL 103
ENGL 114
Introduction to Poetry: Creative Writing
3
ENGL 103
 ENGL 115
Introduction to Fiction: Creative Writing
3
ENGL 103
ENGL 118
Introduction to Creative Nonfiction: Creative Writing
3
   T ARTS 155
Introduction to Playwriting
 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2018 GCC Catalog 2018-2019
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