ENGL 257 Survey of Western Literature 1*

This course is a study of literary masterworks of the Western World, from the ancient world through the 17th Century. Students will analyze literary works through discussion and writing.

Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisite

ENGL 102

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

ENGL 257Survey of Western Literature 1*

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I. General Information

Department

English, Languages, and Philosophy

II. Course Specification

Course Type

General Education

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

48

Prerequisite Narrative

ENGL 102

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is a study of literary masterworks of the Western World, from the ancient world through the 17th Century. Students will analyze literary works through discussion and writing.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Analyze a novel, poem, short story, play or prose piece—using literary elements, conventions, and historical and literary contexts distinctive to the genre at hand—to support meaningful interpretations. Contextualize the significance of a literary selection in an appropriate cultural, historical, thematic and/or other relevant context. Discuss the significance of cultural, historical, thematic and theoretical perspectives in interpreting a literary selection

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies