Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ENG                                     Course Number: 245                                    
Course Title: Creative Nonfiction
Subject: English
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


In this course, students will experiment with writing creative nonfiction. The class will produce a magazine from start to finish, including writing the articles and editing them for publication. Students will compose, revise and edit several pieces of nonfiction prose, both long and short, on topics of their choice. These may include observations of life in the city, an autobiographical sketch, or an interview/profile. Students will work on developing an authorial voice and on making their writing lively and concise. This course counts as an elective in the Writing Minor.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or 201
Start Date:    04/30/2010                         End Date: