ENGL 290: Special Topics in Literature

Credits 1 5
Quarter Offered
Distribution List
Academic Elective

Directed research is an in-depth learning opportunity offered to students where their abilities and interests indicate they would benefit from a highly focused task under the direction of an individual faculty member. The student is responsible for finding a sponsoring faculty member. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)


All arrangements must be made with the instructor prior to enrollment

  1. Write and revise poetry, fiction and/or creative nonfiction, using suggestions given by teacher and peers.
  2. Research and find possible markets for publication of material; submit material in a professional manner and on a regular basis. Maximize opportunities to publish.
  3. Develop and execute a reading plan in appropriate genres.
  4. Build a writing group which gives support to individuals.