Registration Guidelines for Fall 2019 Nonfiction Courses

The Nonfiction Writing Program offers the following courses:


  • ENGL0900 (formerly 0110) Critical Reading and Writing I: The Academic Essay
  • ENGL0930 (formerly 0180); Introduction to Creative Nonfiction

  • Intermediate (no pre-requisites):

  • ENGL1030 (formerly 0130) Critical Reading and Writing II: The Research Essay
  • ENGL1050   Intermediate Creative Nonfiction
    (includes former ENGL 0160, Journalistic Writing)

  • Advanced:

  • ENGL1140 Topics in Literary and Cultural Criticism
  • ENGL1160 Special Topics in Journalism
  • ENGL1180 Special Topics in Creative Nonfiction
  • ENGL1190 Special Topics in Nonfiction Writing
  • ENGL1200 Independent Study in Nonfiction Writing

Registration for all sections of Nonfiction Writing Program courses will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis according to the Banner seniority system. No waiting lists will be kept. Banner registrations after classes begin require instructor approval.

The registration procedure for these courses will be as follows:

ENGL0900, 0930: Sections will be capped at the enrollment limit. All preregistered students must attend the first week of classes or they may lose their spaces.

Please see individual course descriptions in the Fall 2019 Course Prospectus, Spring 2020 Course Prospectus for registration guidelines for: ENGL1030 (Critical Reading and Writing II: The Research Essay), ENGL1050 (Intermediate Creative Nonfiction), ENGL1140 (Topics in Literary and Cultural Criticism), ENGL1160 (Special Topics in Journalism), ENGL1180 (Special Topics in Creative Nonfiction), and ENGL1190 (Special Topics in Nonfiction Writing).