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Creative Writing

Creative Writing

KEEP CALM & WRITE CREATIVELY

Summer 2015

(Seven-week courses start the week of June 15.)

Note: These courses do not fulfill IAI general education requirements in the Humanities; EGL 202 does transfer as IAI Humanities electives.

Introduction to Creative Writing
(see EGL 201 generic syllabus)
EGL 201 701, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Skokie (3 credit hours)

Writing Fiction
(see EGL 202 generic syllabus)
EGL 202 750, Monday and Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Des Plaines (3 credit hours)

EGL 201 and 202 prerequisite: EGL 101 or consent of instructor or department chair.

Fall 2015

(Courses start the week of August 24.)

Note: These courses do not fulfill IAI general education requirements in the Humanities.

Introduction to Creative Writing (see EGL 201 generic syllabus)
EGL 201 001, Monday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Des Plaines (3 credit hours)

EGL 201 002, Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Skokie (3 credit hours)

EGL 201 050, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.
Skokie (3 credit hours)

 Note: A generic syllabus shows the general outline of a course; for the syllabus for specific section of a course, please contact the instructor.

For more information contact Danielle Aquiline, assistant professor of English at aquiline@oakton.edu.


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IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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