Course List

Forms and Genres -

CRWR 330 A

Instructor: Dr. Melanie Almeder
Block: E1
Time: M/W 5:45PM-7:15PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125, CRWR-215 and 216

Catalog Description:

The study of poetry and prose structures in order to analyze how creative works are crafted, with special attention to the ways contemporary works respond to traditional forms. Students will read and discuss works by major authors and will experiment with forms by creating orginal works in both poetry and prose. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Senior Seminar I -

CRWR 411 E

Instructor: Dr. Melanie Almeder
Time: T 6:30PM-9:30PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: RHET-125, 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.

Stories From the World -

INQ 110 S1

Instructor: Dr. Melanie Almeder
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 112
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.