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2022-2023 Catalog 
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ENGL& 246 - American Literature III: WWI to Present

Credits: 5
A study of American literature in the modern world. Course may include the works of Baldwin, Cisneros, Collins, Ellison, Frost, Hemingway, Hughes, Oliver, Porter, Rich, Sexton and Walker.

Enrollment Requirement: Eligible for ENGL 99  or instructor consent.

Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
Course Fee: $2.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Discuss texts by American writers in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
  2. Apply questions and problems raised by modern American writers to contemporary American life.
  3. Discuss how contemporary American writers offer universal insights into the human condition.

Program Outcomes
Demonstrate college-level reading skills by summarizing, analyzing, interpreting, synthesizing, and evaluating college texts; and develop an awareness of the approaches writers use for different audiences, genres, and rhetorical situations.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.

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