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LIT 203 English Literature I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: Humanities   Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Major English literary works from the Middle Ages to 1800.

Prerequisites: ENG101

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

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Identify and analyze social, political, philosophical, economic, historical and religious influences on the literature of the period.
2. (Analysis Level) Identify and analyze characteristics of major literary movements: Middle Ages, 16th century, 17th century, Restoration, and 18th century.
3. (Analysis Level) Identify and analyze characteristics of major literary genres written during the period.
4. (Analysis Level) Analyze the works of individual authors and identify characteristics of these works with regard to content and form.
5. (Synthesis Level) Examine and explain the evolution of British Literature over one or more time periods.
6. (Analysis Level) Compare themes or features of literary works to other English art-forms.
7. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate a literary work's relevance to one's contemporary life.
8. (Synthesis Level) Compose thesis driven written discourse that demonstrates the effective gathering, interpretation, and evaluation of textual evidence and research.
9. (Synthesis Level) Compose at least 5,000 words of written discourse that exhibits competency in composing and revising skills, the conventions of standard English, and the ability to follow an assigned documentation or style guide.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation