Catalog 2016-2017 
    Oct 17, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL& 111 Intro to Literature

5 credits
This course presents an overview of three important genres of literature: fiction, poetry, and drama. Students will learn and use critical skills to analyze and write about selected works in these genres.

Prerequisites: ENGL 099  or equivalent placement score.

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • List the structural elements of the genres: poetry, drama, fiction
  • Apply a range of terms specific to the study of literature to works of fiction, poetry, or drama
  • Demonstrate critical-thinking skills when evaluating and analyzing a literary work
  • Apply one or more critical strategies in the interpretation of literary works
  • Explain the interrelationship between cultural and historical factors and literature
  • Employ synthesis to compare and contrast literary works and to incorporate research into writing
  • Apply the writing process when analyzing literature
  • List a range of significant past and current authors