2023-2024 Catalog


ENG-306 American Literature I - Pre-Columbian to 1865

A chronological study of the development of American literature, including Pre-Columbian literature, literature of European discoveries, Colonial and Revolutionary authors through the early republic, the American Renaissance, and the Antebellum. This course provides an extensive factual overview with in-depth study of selected works to develop both wide and critical reading. The course will intentionally integrate a variety of perspectives, for instance Native Americans, women, and African Americans. Before enrolling, students are strongly encouraged to have completed a 200-level English or writing course with at least a "C." Prerequisite: Must have completed writing competency (ENG 120) or have advanced standing in English; or permission of the division.




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