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Literature - LIT
Intro to Literature
LIT 130

Students will read, examine, and discuss a variety of literary works from different genres as a way to analyze and understand the value, purpose, and components of Literature.


Prerequisites: Complete ENG 120 with a minimum grade of "C"


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Introduction to Shakespeare
LIT 144

Introduction to Shakespeare as a literary and dramatic writer; study of three Shakespeare plays in Elizabethan/Jacobean theater, ideas, culture, politics, modern critical debates and changing styles of production. Examination of individual plays; relationships, cultural, ideological, theatrical contexts and aspects.

Introduction to Fiction
LIT 147

Students will read, discuss, and analyze short stories and novels written by different authors from a variety of time periods as a way of appreciating and understanding the purposes, forms, terms, and critical approaches associated with these two literacy modes.


Prerequisites: ENG 120; Minimum grade C


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Children's Literature
LIT 150

Study of various forms and types of literature for the intellectual stimulation of the small child and storytelling and oral interpretation techniques.


Prerequisites: ENG 120; Minimum grade C


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Amer Literature Survey I
LIT 250

Students will read and study American literary works written between 1600 - 1860 that are indicative, reflective of the time period's influential authors and evolving ideas.


Prerequisites: ENG 120; Minimum grade C


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Amer Literature Survey II
LIT 251

Students will read, study, and examine American Literary works written after the Civil War to the present that are reflective of the time period's significant literary movements and changing intellectual social, and political perspectives.


Prerequisites: ENG 120; Minimum grade C


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Multicultural American Lit
LIT 252

An introduction to the literary and cultural traditions of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American people and to general issues of cultural marginalization of minorities in the American experience.


Prerequisites: ENG 120; Minimum grade C


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English Lit Survey I
LIT 260

Students will read and study British literary works to 1800 that are indicative and reflective of the time period's influential authors and evolving ideas.


Prerequisites: ENG 120; Minimum grade C


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English Lit Survey II
LIT 261

Students will read and study British literary works from 1800 to the present that are indicative and reflective of the time period's influential authors and evolving ideas.


Prerequisites: ENG 120; Minimum grade C


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Literature/Women
LIT 270

Students will study women as both writers and characters in literature written by women in English. Students will explore important themes and ideas, as well as learn about form, technique, and literary terms.


Prerequisites: ENG 120; Minimum grade C


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Bible As Literature
LIT 274

Students will read the Old Testament, Apocrypha, and New Testament. By studying in the Bible's many genres and tones, students will discover that after many centuries the Bible remains a compelling literary masterpiece.


Prerequisites: ENG 120; Minimum grade C


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