Course Abstract Details

ENGL-102, Writing About Literature

Credits: 3

This is a General Education Course

Course Description

ENGL-102, Writing About Literature, provides a program in critical reading and interpretive writing. Students will build on rhetorical and research skills developed in English 101 by critically reading literature from three genres, writing analytical and interpretative essays, and conducting and documenting academic research, culminating in at least one research essay. Students will also study the principles of three literary types (fiction, poetry, and drama) by reading and analyzing examples of each. Throughout the course, students will compile Part 2 of their writing portfolios, which will be evaluated as the final examination. Prerequisite: ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. DIVERSITY/WORLD VIEW and GENERAL EDUCATION.

Learning Goals

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

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