ENGL 278 Survey of American Literature 2*

In this course students will analyze, discuss, and write about American literature from the Civil War to the present.

Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisite

ENGL 102

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

ENGL 278Survey of American Literature 2*

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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

In this course students will analyze, discuss, and write about American literature from the Civil War to the present.

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

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies