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ENG 115 - General Literature


Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: ENG 101  

 
Description
This survey course invites students to examine select poetry, drama and fiction across various cultures, historical contexts, styles and genres, emphasizing strategies for interpreting literature.


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the conventions of literary genres by writers across various cultures and historical contexts.
  2. Evaluate both stated and implied meanings in literature selections.
  3. Analyze themes within literature selections.
  4. Apply literary terminology appropriately.
  5. Create a writing project displaying understanding of literary analysis.
  6. Apply knowledge of literature to personal or social experience.
  7. Analyze literature within appropriate social, political, cultural and historical contexts.
Listed Topics
  1. Elements of fiction
  2. Elements of poetry
  3. Elements of dramatic literature
  4. Literary terminology
  5. Basic principles of interpreting literature
Reference Materials
Current recognized texts, handouts, videos, study sheets, internet resources and multimedia.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Culture Society & Citizenship
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 3/25/2021


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