ENG 211: American Literature I - Before 1900

In this course, students will explore literary works of the U.S. from the 17th century to 1900. Students will examine literary techniques, vocabulary and features significant to early American works written before 1900. Throughout the course, students will assess period works using literary vocabulary and applying critical thinking skills. Authors covered in the course could include figures such as Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

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Description Hours
Credits  3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45
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