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College of Extended Learning

An Introduction to Prose Fiction

Subject Course No. Credit Value
English ENGL 1145 Three (3) credit hours

This course looks at the structure and style of the short story, focusing on classic works by British, American, and Canadian writers. Students will explore social contexts, innovations in narrative form, and elements of fiction, including plot, setting, characters, dialogue, and narration. This course will also provide you with an opportunity to become a more sophisticated writer.

Instructor: Dr. Vicky Simpson (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • Quizzes (10% total)
  • Essay #1 (10%)
  • Essay #2 (10%)
  • Essay #3 (20%)
  • Final Exam (invigilated, 50%)

The final exam for this course will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form.

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course. Learn more about fees and methods of payment.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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