Course List

Senior Seminar I -

CRWR 411 E

Instructor: Dr. Melanie Almeder
Time: T 6:30PM-9:30PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: CRWR-215, 216; and one from 315, 316, or 317.

Catalog Description:

The first part of a two-term capstone for majors in Creative Writing, this course draws together students who have previously written and studied poetry, fiction, and perhaps other genres. Discussion will focus on careful reading of significant texts in a variety of genres, periods, and national literatures. In response, students will produce orginal work in their chosen genre(s). (1) 6 hrs/wk.

St. in Contemporary Fiction -

ENGL 352 E

Instructor: Dr. Melanie Almeder
Block: E3
Time: T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: ENGL-240 or 250, and other 200-level ENGL literature course.

Catalog Description:

Critical study of selected works of con temporary fiction or poetry. The course may focus on a particular theme, genre, or set of authors. Works will be placed in relationship to the literary, social, and historical movements and to current critical issues. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Stories From the World -

INQ 110 P

Instructor: Dr. Melanie Almeder
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking in higher education, taking as its starting point a focused topic in a scholarly field. Critical inquiry will be taught in the context of careful reading of important intellectual works, as well as inquiry-based writing assignments. Research and collaborative skills will also be developed in an integrative setting designed to promote a student's journey toward a life of critical inquiry.