Maricopa Community Colleges  CRW201   20042-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 3-25-2003

CRW201  2004 Spring – 2011 Spring

LAB  1.0 Credit(s)  1.0 Period(s)  1.0 Load  Acad


Methods for selecting work and compiling a portfolio of creative writing.

Prerequisites: Acceptance to Creative Writing(CRW) program, completion of nine (9) credit hours of CRW course work, or permission of Program Coordinator.

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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


CRW201  2004 Spring – 2011 Spring




Identify purpose of portfolio. (I)


Select a sampling of one's own creative work that best represents quality and breadth of experience attained. (II)


Revise and edit works for inclusion in portfolio using accepted manuscript form. (III, IV)


Arrange, compile, and present a portfolio of at least 25 pages of original creative work. (V)


Write a cover letter to accompany portfolio. (VI)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


CRW201  2004 Spring – 2011 Spring



I. Identify Purpose of Portfilio

A. Personal goals

B. Job application

C. Publication

II. Selecting One's Best Work

A. Target audience

B. Quality

C. Breadth

III. Manuscript Form

IV. Revision and Editing Techniques

A. Table of contents

B. Preface materials

V. Arrangement and Presentation

VI. Cover Letter



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