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(ENGL 251) Fundamentals of Literature

English 251 is a prerequisite to upper-division literature courses. Basic course in literary appreciation and criticism, literary terminology, and interpretive writing. Long library paper. Required of all English majors and minors.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite ENGL 101
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes

  1. Comprehend and reflect upon the intellectual, moral, and aesthetic value and richness of literary texts.
  2. Learn about and engage in informed discourse and debate about selected works of literature, criticism, and theory.
  3. Find, analyze, evaluate, and assimilate new information related to the field of English studies
  4. Compose, revise, critique, and refine persuasive critical papers in edited English.
  5. Communicate in a clear, concise, and convincing manner in public and professional settings.
  6. Understand, organize, integrate, and document successfully data from primary and secondary sources.
  7. Work effectively with people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.