Students are introduced to the art of creative writing through reading the creative works of a variety of authors. The course also covers essential aspects of writing fiction, poetry, drama, essays, and memoirs. Students explore the creative writing process which is the discovery of ideas for writing, and find inspiration in the things they read and in everyday life. The course also examines genres suited to the themes and images that ideas engender. Open to all students, but required of English majors concentrating in creative writing and creative writing minors. Satisfies the Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education and Writing Designated core requirements.