ENG 215 Modern Literary Masterpieces
ENG 215 – Modern Literary Masterpieces
Course Number & Name: ENG 215 Modern Literary Masterpieces
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in ENG 102
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: The Development of modern literary thought is examined from the post-Renaissance era to the present day. Students will do an intensive study of selected masterpieces of world literature.
General Education Goals: ENG 215 is affirmed in the following General Education Foundation Categories: Humanistic Perspective and Global and Cultural Awareness of Diversity. The corresponding General Education Goals are respectively as follows: Students will analyze works in the field of art, music, or theater; literature; and philosophy and/or religious studies; and will gain competence in the use of a foreign language; and Students will understand the importance of global perspective and culturally diverse peoples. ENG 215 also addresses the General Education Integrated Course Goal: Information Literacy, which is as follows: Students will address an information need by locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- discuss the universality and diversity of literary thought;
- apply critical and analytical approaches to the study of literature; and
- write critical and analytical essays about literary works.