Back to Undergraduate

Areas of Study

Art & Technology
Art History
Art Studio
Asian Studies
Athletics, Physical Education, & Recreation
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Biology
Biopsychology
Book Art
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Child Development
Chinese
Computer Science
Dance
Data Science
Economics
Education
» English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic Studies
French & Francophone Studies
Global Humanities & Critical Thought
Government
History
Individualized Major
International Relations
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Politics, Economics, Policy & Law
Psychology
Public Health & Health Equity
Public Policy
Queer Studies
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish & Spanish American Studies
Theater Studies
Women, Leadership & Social Change
Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Accelerated Degree Programs

Bachelor's-to-Master's Degrees

Preprofessional Programs

Pre-Nursing Certificate
Medicine/Health Sciences

Summer Bridge Programs

Hellman Program
Summer Academic Workshop (SAW)

Home > Academics > Undergraduate > English >
English
Course Description

ENG 109
The Craft of the Young Adult Novel
Fall

This course will examine a wide selection of fiction aimed at readers aged 10-16, focusing on the authors' crafting of the novel, including plot and theme, style, and character development. We will consider the historical events, social issues, genres, and series that have shaped generations of American readers in the 20th century.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Kathryn Reiss

Note(s):

Limit sixteen students.
Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives, Written Communication II,

Program Information
Overview

Faculty and Staff

Requirements

Courses
Full Course List

English Course List

Schedule of Courses for
the Current Semester


Activities & Resources
Contemporary Writers Series

The Place for Writers

580 Split, Creative Writing Journal of Literature & Art

The Walrus

Campanil

Contact Information

P: 510.430.2217
F: 510.430.3398
E: english@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/23/17