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Academics

English Options

ENGL 2135. Multicultural Literature (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. Comparative study of literature from many cultures with emphasis on literary elements within cultural context.

ENGL 3149. Contemporary American Literature (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of American literature from the mid-twentieth century to the present. This course may follow a traditional survey of the time period or a focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 3197. Contemporary Anglophone Literature (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157 with a minimum grade of C. The purpose of this course is to gain a valuable understanding of literature from the English-speaking world in the latter half of the twentieth century. This course may follow a traditional survey of the time period or a focus on a more specific literary theme, genre, and/or movement. Along with the prerequisite of ENGL 2157, it is recommended that students take ENGL 2155 and ENGL 2156 before or concurrently with this course.

ENGL 4507. Selected Topics in African American Literature (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 with a grade of "C" or better. Study of an author, theme, genre and/or movement in African American literature, writing, or theory. Course topics might include a traditional survey or a more specified topic (i.e. The Harlem Renaissance; African American Women Writers; The Novels of Toni Morrison; African American Literature, Music, and Film, etc.). May be repeated twice for credit if the topic is different.