Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL& 111 - Introduction to Literature

5 credits

Recommended Preparation
Grade of “C-” or better in ENGL 095  or placement in ENGL& 101 .

College-level reading or co-enrollment in READ 090 .  

This course is a general introduction to literature and is designed to be accessible to all students. Course readings will be chosen from one or more of the following genres: fiction, poetry, essays, and drama. Topics will vary by quarter and instructor.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies humanities distribution area D requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate understanding of literal and inferential meaning in literature
  • Demonstrate knowledge of literary concepts by identifying and describing the formal elements, techniques, genres, and cultural/historical context of literary works
  • Write analytically about literature, and support analysis and interpretation of literary texts by locating, using and citing relevant textual and/or contextual evidence
  • Explain how literary genres, trends, and themes are elements of cultural history

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