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LIT 233 American Ethnic Literature
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Humanities   Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Exploration of literary works written by a variety of American ethnic authors.

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Corequisites: ENG102 must be taken as a prerequisite or corequisite.

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Examine and critically analyze texts written by and about ethnic Americans.
2. (Analysis Level) Identify the socio-cultural, historical, political and aesthetic bases of and contexts for literary and artistic works created by a variety of ethnic peoples.
3. (Analysis Level) Examine the literary value and contributions of American ethnic writers in light of the American literary canon.
4. (Analysis Level) Identify, via oral or written discourse, both similarities and differences between literatures from diverse ethnic authors.
5. (Analysis level) Identify and relate current theories on racial, ethnic, and cultural identity.
6. (Analysis Level) Examine how authors identify themselves in terms of their own ethnic and/or cultural identities.
7. (Synthesis Level) Synthesize themes in literature with current social, cultural, or political situations.
8. (Synthesis Level) Compose written discourse that demonstrates critical thinking about literary works and adheres to conventions of standard, edited, academic English.
9. (Synthesis Level) Compose formal essays that exhibit competency in researched, academic writing.
10. (Synthesis Level) Develop strategies for the revision of written discourse based on oral and written feedback from peers and the instructor.
11. (Synthesis Level) Compose formal essays that exhibit competency in researched, academic writing.
12. (Synthesis Level) Develop strategies for the revision of written discourse based on oral and written feedback from peers and the instructor.
13. (Synthesis Level) Compose no less than 5000 words, following academic parameters.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation