Liberal Arts > English

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: ENG102 or consent of instructor

Studies various forms of popular writing, e.g., best-sellers, the western, science fiction, fantasy, the detective story.


II: Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course the students should be able to:

  • Read popular genera literature
  • Understand the history and use of that genera within the greater context of literature, literary history, and criticism
  • Learn and apply literary terms
  • Learn and understand different methods of criticism and how those methods affect interpretation of the literature
  • Think discuss and write critically about the literature

III: Course Linkage

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Will succeed at transfer institutions.

Scheduled ENG-266 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no ENG-266 classes scheduled for this term.