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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Introduction to Literature

2. Course Prefix & Number:
ENGL 1463

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

Introduction to literature is a survey course of great, creative literature, specifically prose, drama, and poetry. In addition to developing personal responses to the selected works in the course, students will become adept at discussing and analyzing literature and will develop fluency in literary concepts (plot, point of view, characterization, setting, symbolism, theme, tone, figurative language, stream-of-consciousness, Realism, et. al.).  For students wishing to continue study in poetry, drama, American, or world literatures, this course is a necessary starting point. Students who wish to expand their reading experience, develop a deeper appreciation for creative literature, and learn techniques for literary interpretation will also benefit greatly from this course.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading College Level CLC or Reading College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

ENGL 1463 - Introduction to Literature

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites

9. Co-requisite Courses:

ENGL 1463 - Introduction to Literature

There are no corequisites for this course.