Geneva College

Writing


The writing concentration is focused on delivering students a complement of writing classes that are comprehensive in their approach and practical for students’ careers. Students will learn feature writing, creative writing, and how to find and use relevant research. They’ll learn how to identify their audience, pitch stories, edit articles and write for newspapers. Our hands-on, technical writing courses are also a focus of this concentration.

4-6 Courses, Selected from the Following:   * indicates required classes
* COM 245 Writing for Electronic Media
ENG 111 Topics in Contemporary Writing
ENG 205 Advanced Composition
or ENG 113 Research Writing
ENG 215 Creative Writing: Fiction
or ENG 216 Creative Writing: Poetry
ENG 241 Newswriting
ENG 242 Editing
ENG 311 Technical Writing
ENG 343 Feature Writing
ENG 344 Publishing
* Two Practicum: ENG 221 – Cabinet Newspaper, ENG 223 – Literary Chimes

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