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ENG 215 Modern Literary Masterpieces

ENG 215 Modern Literary Masterpieces

Course Outline

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:

  1. discuss the universality and diversity of literary thought;
  2. apply critical and analytical approaches to the study of literature; and
  3. write critical and analytical essays about literary works.