2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Writing Beyond the Basics

Summer quarter

Faculty: Peter Bacho law, creative writing, literature

Fields of Study: communications, literature and writing

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40151 (8) Full Session; 40152 (4) First Session; 40159 (4) Second Session  

Credits: 4, 8(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


This two session class will enhance writing skills needed for communicating with academic and popular audiences. During the first session, students will study effective editing, advanced composition, and MLA formatting while focusing on projects associated with the dissemination of community resource materials such as editorials and position papers. During the second session, students will study creative writing. They will focus on creating a credible protagonist, building tension, developing cohesive and dramatically effective plots, and reading their work before other members of the workshop.

Maximum Enrollment: 25

Advertised Schedule: 12-4p Tue/Thu at Tacoma

Preparatory for studies or careers in: communications, public policy, literature (teaching), literary criticism (teaching and writing)

Campus Location: Tacoma

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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