Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: ENGL                                     Course Number: 211                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Literary Studies
Subject: English
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


In this course, students will engage in critical readings of fiction, drama and poetry by authors of diverse cultures, nationalities and historical periods. Students will gain knowledge of literary terms and diverse theoretical perspectives, participate in discussions about selected works and write original essays involving close reading and research about literary topics. The course enables students to recognize a variety of approaches to analyzing literary texts, to reflect upon their own interpretations and to develop their skills in writing critically about literature.

Prerequisite: ENGL 150.
General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Required: English

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    06/30/2013                         End Date: