I. Catalog Course Description
Prerequisites: ENG 102 or consent of instructor
Offers readings of short stories, poems, plays and novels on a theme selected by the instructor. Course could examine such a topic as the American myth of the frontier or study perceived differences between various multicultural perceptions and attitudes in Europe and the United States.
II. Course Objectives and Linkage to General Education Program
The purpose of this course is to provide a foundation of knowledge that allows students to further their study of prominent themes within literature and/or apply knowledge to meet their personal and professional needs. The information in the parentheses after a course objective refers to the specific general education (GE) learning outcome that the objective meets. Objectives without this information are not linked to WNC’s general education program.
Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:
- Present substantially error-free prose suitable in style and content to the purpose of the document and the audience. (Gen Ed 2)
- Understand and use critical thinking and creativity to select and apply terms used to analyze literature suitable for applications or arguments regarding literary texts. (Gen Ed 6)
- Describe the influence of diverse historical and/or contemporary positions on literary expressions or practices. (Gen Ed 5)