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Active as of Spring Semester 2020

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Survey of American Literature

2. Course Prefix & Number:
ENGL 2460

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

Internship Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This survey course dives into the historical and literary movements that shaped North American literature. From the early writings to contemporary, diverse voices that ask us “What does it mean to be an American?”, the experience transforms the reader into a literary historian. Genres include (but are not limited to) short story, poetry, non-fiction (oral narratives, historical writing, essays, letters, autobiographies). The course explores the following literary movements: Native American oral and written traditions, Puritan literature, American Romantic movement, Realism, Naturalism, Regionalism, Modernism, and Post-Modernism.

5. Placement Tests Required:

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

6. Prerequisite Courses:

ENGL 2460 - Survey of American Literature

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

ENGL 2460 - Survey of American Literature

There are no corequisites for this course.