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A "T" located to the left of the available semester indicates transfer to Murray State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale as per articulation agreements. These courses will also transfer to most public four-year institutions in the state of Illinois.


LIT 210 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE

T H3 900 Fall/Spring

This is a survey course that introduces the student to a wide scope of literary diversity. This course is designed to acquaint the student with a mixture of traditional and contemporary works in fiction, poetry, and drama, providing a web of textual connections between the old and the new. Emphasis will be placed on interpreting these connections through focused reading, collaborative discussion, and critical writing.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


LIT 211 INTRODUCTION TO POETRY

T H3 903 By Request

In this course, poetic forms, themes and styles are studied to enhance the student's understanding and appreciation of poetry.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


LIT 212 MODERN FICTION

T H3 901 By Request

Representative fiction is examined and studied in terms of style, structure, and contribution to modern civilization. Aspects of the authors' backgrounds and historical events will be studied.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of English Composition I-ENG 111 with a grade of "C" or better.


LIT 213 INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA

T H3 902 By Request

A study of representative plays with emphasis on dramatic literary form and dialogue is presented. Students may also gain experience in creating dramatic dialogue in this course.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


LIT 214 BRITISH LITERATURE I

T H3 912 By Request

Literature 214 is a survey of English literature from its early beginnings through 1798. "British" literature means literature from the British Isles.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of English Composition I-ENG 111 with a grade of "C" or better.


LIT 215 BRITISH LITERATURE II

T H3 913 By Request

Literature 215 is a survey of English literature from 1798 through modern English writers. "British" literature means literature from the British Isles.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of English Composition I-ENG 111 with a grade of "C" or better.


LIT 216 AMERICAN LITERATURE I

T H3 914 Fall

This course is a study of writers and literary documents that contribute to an understanding of the American heritage from the Colonial beginning to the Civil War period.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of English Composition I-ENG 111 with a grade of "C" or better.


LIT 217 AMERICAN LITERATURE II

T H3 915 Spring

Literature 217 is a continuation of Literature 216 and is designed for the study of writers and literary documents that contribute to an understanding of the American heritage from the Civil War period until the present. The literature is examined in relation to American writers' backgrounds as well as intellectual, social, and political contexts.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of English Composition I-ENG 111 with a grade of "C" or better.


LIT 218 WORLD LITERATURE

T H3 906 By Request

A comprehensive survey of representative masterpieces of world literature from the Classical through the 20th Century is presented.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of English Composition I-ENG 111 with a grade of "C" or better.


LIT 219 CONTEMPORARY MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE

T H3 910D By Request

Contemporary Multicultural Literature will examine current American literature as it reflects the experience and construction of ethnic, racial, and gender identity. The elements of fiction, poetry, and drama will be covered.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of English Composition I-ENG 111 with a grade of "C" or better.


LIT 220 LITERATURE AND GENDER

T H3911D By Request

Examination of various types of literary work that reflect the experiences and construction of gender identity and emphasize selected genres or the literary contributors of a gender defined group (e.g. Women Writers).

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of English Composition I-ENG 111 with a grade of "C" or better.


LIT 221 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE

T H3 910D By Request

Examination of various types of literary works that reflect the experience and construction of racial and cultural minority identities with special emphasis placed on African-American literature.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of English Composition I-ENG 111 with a grade of "C" or better.


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