Courses

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Course Title:

Advanced Creative Nonfiction

Number: ENGW-309
Description:

A workshop for writing and discussing creative nonfiction. Prerequisite: ENGW 201 or ENGW 202 with a minimum grade of C- and ENGW 209 with a minimum grade of B. 4 credits.

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Advanced Fiction Writing

Number: ENGW-308
Description:

A workshop for writing and discussing fiction. Prerequisite: ENGW 201 or ENGW 202 with a minimum grade of C- and ENGW 208 with a minimum grade of B. 4 credits.

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Advanced Poetry Writing

Number: ENGW-306
Description:

A workshop for writing and discussing poetry. Prerequisite: ENGW 201 or ENGW 202 with a minimum grade of C- and ENGW 206 with a minimum grade of B. 4 credits.

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Creative Writing, Fiction

Number: ENGW-208
Description:

An introduction to writing fiction. Prerequisite: ENGW-201 or ENGW-202 with a minimum grade of C-. 4 credits.

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Creative Writing, Nonfiction

Number: ENGW-209
Description:

An introduction to creative nonfiction. Prerequisite: ENGW-201 or ENGW-202 with a minimum grade of C-. 4 credits.

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Creative Writing, Poetry

Number: ENGW-206
Description:

An introduction to writing poetry. Prerequisite: ENGW 201 or ENGW 202 with minimum grade C-. 4 credits.

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Expository Writing

Number: ENGW-201
Description:

An expository writing course in which various topics and genres are used to help students develop and evidence critical thinking skills, understand rhetorical methods, and shape effective prose styles. Students will be writing expository essays and a research paper. Some sections focus on a particular theme. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or above (30 or more completed credits). Counts toward core requirement: Writing. Students may take ENGW 201 or ENGW 202 or ENGW 203 to satisfy the core, but may only earn credit for one of these courses. 4 credits.

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Independent Study

Number: ENGW-395
Description:

See department for details. Independent study contract required.

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Independent Study

Number: ENGW-495
Description:

See department for details. Independent Study contract required. 1-18 credits.

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Independent Study

Number: ENGW-295
Description:

See department for details. Independent study contract required.

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Internship

Number: ENGW-275
Description:

See department for details. Internship contract required. 1-4 credits.

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Internship

Number: ENGW-475
Description:

See department for details. Internship contract required.

Course Title:

Literary Magazine Production

Number: ENGW-466
Description:

A course in literary magazine production. Students work with graduate students in Pacific's MFA in Writing program to produce a nationally distributed literary review. May be repeated for credit. Pass/No Pass. 2 credits.

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Mixed Genres

Number: ENGW-207
Description:

An introduction to writing in two or more of the following genres: short fiction, drama, poetry, and the personal essay. Prerequisite: ENGW 201 or ENGW 202 with a minimum grade of C-. 4 credits.

Course Title:

Research Methods in the English

Number: ENGW-305
Description:

This required class for English Literature Majors will concentrate not only on the up-to-date methods of research used for writing in the Humanities, but also the traditional methods of pursuing a topic, note-taking, assimilation of materials and the presentation, written and oral, of completed research. The class is also open to non-English majors in the Humanities. Prerequisite: Junior standing or above (60 or more completed credits). 2 credits.

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Senior Seminar: Creative Writing

Number: ENGW-497
Description:

Creative Writing majors will study and write about the work of a writer or writers, addressing craft or technique, including influences upon that writer and the work(s). Prerequisite: Senior standing (90 or more completed credits); and ENGW 306, ENGW 308, ENGW 309, or ENGW 310. 2 credits.

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Senior Seminar: Creative Writing

Number: ENGW-498
Description:

Creative Writing majors will study and write about the work of a writer or writers, addressing craft or technique, including influences upon that writer and the work(s). Prerequisite: ENGW 497. 2 credits.

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Special Topics

Number: ENGW-455
Description:

See department for course description.

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Special Topics

Number: ENGW-255
Description:

See department for course description.

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Special Topics

Number: ENGW-355
Description:

See department for course description.

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