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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 212 - Contemporary World Literature

Number of Credits: 3
Contemporary World Literature introduces students to authors from around the world. Students will read and analyze texts by authors from five of the following regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America, and Oceania. The course will be taught thematically. (Winter Term Only) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Diversity: Meets diversity requirement
GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Arts and Humanities

Pre-requisite(s): ENGL 101  with a minimum grade of C or better.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Identify contexts (such as belief systems, customs, history, geo-political conflicts) central to different works of literature (GE 3, GE6, PG2, PG3)
  2. Examine socio-economic, historical, and political contexts that shape literary works (GE3, GE6, GE8, PG1, PG2, and PG3)
  3. Conduct academic research to develop well-informed literary interpretations (GE4, PG5)
  4. Write thesis-driven literary essays, supported by close reading of both primary and secondary sources (GE1, GE3, GE6, PG2, PG3, PG4, PG5)
  5. Analyze selected works of literature that explore issues of identities, customs, beliefs, or values of diverse populations in an interconnected world (GE1, GE3, GE4, GE6, GE8, PG1, PG3, PG5)

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