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LIT 101 Introduction to Literature
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Humanities  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Introduction to literary analysis of various genres, literary devices, and production and reception of literature by various audiences. Prerequisite: RDG094.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify various genres of literature, such as fiction, poetry, and drama.
2. (Analysis Level) Give detailed examples of elements (plot, character, theme, structure, etc.) that are unique to specific genres of literature.
3. (Analysis Level) Give detailed examples of elements (plot, character, theme, structure, etc.) that are common to specific genres of literature.
4. (Analysis Level) Indicate specific changes in cultural values that have influenced changes in the literary canon of any given time period. (CSLO 1 & 2)
5. (Analysis Level) Identify common or culturally specific themes in literature by writers of different races, genders and ethnic backgrounds. (CSLO 1)
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate reasonable interpretations of literary texts or other forms of media and support those interpretations with evidence; evidence/ references should be cited appropriately. (CSLO 2)
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate understanding of literature's relevance to one's own life and society at large. (CSLO 1)
8. (Synthesis Level) Compose formal literary critiques that exhibit competency in academic writing. (CSLO 3)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None