130

American Literature (H)

Course ID
130
Level
10
Semester
1, 2
Credit
1.000
Method
Honors

The course is an in-depth chronological survey of American Literature and its historical perspectives including non-fiction, short stories, novels, poetry, and drama. Emphasis is on reading for understanding, terminology, structure, analysis of literature, and on the development of composition skills. Students are expected to practice evaluating tone, drawing inferences, discerning patterns, gathering and presenting supporting evidence from literature. Instruction in student writing continues through an ordered sequence of personal and literary essays. Instruction in grammar focuses on review and how to create a research project integrating multimedia sources.

Prerequisites

A grade of A- or higher in 110 Introduction to Literature or a grade of C+ or higher in 115 Introduction to Literature (H). An academic course review will be conducted to determine student’s placement within the honors course. Course satisfies a requirement for graduation.