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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ENGL-231 American Literature

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENGL-101  or ENGL-103  with a grade of 2.0 or higher.
This course guides students through readings from four to five nineteenth-century American writers such as Poe Emerson Thoreau Hawthorne Melville Dickinson Twain and Whitman.

Course Outcomes
1. Identify and explore a variety of genres: essays, letters, speeches, short stories, a short novel, autobiography, and poetry 2. Improve critical thinking, reading and writing skills 3. Improve oral presentation skills 4. Encourage team building and cooperation