Course Abstract Details

ENGL-160, Study Tour

Credits: Credits vary. See course description for details.

Course Description

ENGL-160, Literature Travel Study, introduces major authors, works, and themes in the literature of one or more countries to which students will have the opportunity to travel as part of a travel study program. The course work includes readings and discussions, a travel journal, and a specialized project. This work is conducted under the guidance of a faculty member who will also serve as a group leader in the travel study program. To enroll in this course, which is offered during the spring term, the student must register for the trip by October 31 of the previous semester. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-099. READ-099 may be taken concurrently. See or the schedule booklet for further details. One to three credits. One to three billable hours (plus additional travel fees). DIVERSITY/WORLD VIEW.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

COURSE OBJECTIVES   In ENGL-160, you will:   

1. place literary works in their historical, political, intellectual, and cultural contexts. (GE2; GE6; H1; H2; H3; H4; E4) 

2. communicate orally by in participating in presentations.(GE2; GE4) 

3. demonstrate information literacy ? identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use information to examine an issue or problem at hand. (GE2; GE4; H4; E3) 

4. express ideas in formal writing, by authoring a longer essay that offers a clear and supported position on a complex subject. (GE1; GE2; GE4; H2; H4; H5; H7; E1; E2; E3; E5) 

5. demonstrate cultural competence ? the ability to relate effectively across lines of cultural difference. (GE2; GE6; H4; H5; E4) 

6. construct valid arguments about selections of literature through a process of close, critical reading. (GE2; GE6; H1; H2; H3: H4; H5; E1; E2)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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