|Language Arts Division|
|ENGL 16||INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE||Summer 2014|
|4 hours lecture.||4 Units|
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 48 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
|Lecture Hours: 4||Lab Hours:||Lecture/Lab:|
|Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Course Status: Active||Grading: Letter Grade Only|
|Degree Status: Applicable||Credit Status: Credit|
|Degree or Certificate Requirement: AA Degree|
|GE Status: Humanities|
|Articulation Office Information -|
|Transferability: Both||Validation: 11/11,09/08/12;11/25/13|
|1. Description -|
|Introduction to literary study through texts from a wide range of genres, including poetry, drama, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Focus on analytical reading and literary analysis, including effective use of critical theory and secondary source research. Intended for students desiring further development of literary analytical skills and literary appreciation.|
|Prerequisite: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1T or ESLL 26.|
|2. Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation -|
|7. Representative Text(s) -|
|Following are suggestions of representative texts; individual instructors may select from any appropriate anthologies or single-author texts: |
Abcarian, Richard, Marvin Klotz, Samuel Cohen, eds. Literature: The Human Experience, Reading and Writing. Boston: Bedford, 2009.
Barry, Peter. Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2009.
Barnet, Sylvan, William E. Burton, William E. Cain, eds. An Introduction to Literature. New York: Longman, 2008.
Bronner, Stephen Eric. Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2011.
Griffith, Kelley. Writing Essays about Literature. Boston: Cengage, 2011.
Meyer, Michael, ed. The Bedford Introduction to Literature: Reading, Writing, Thinking. Boston: Bedford, 2008.
When taught via Foothill Global Access, supplemental lectures, handouts, tests, and assignments delivered electronically.
|8. Disciplines -|
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|Reading literary texts, lectures on the texts and their historical and social contexts, class discussion, small group projects and presentations, analytical writing projects. |
|10. Lab Content -|
|Not applicable. |
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|13. Need/Justification -|
|This course is a required core course for the AA degree in English and satisfies the Foothill GE Requirement for Area I, Humanities. |
|Last updated:||2014-02-25 14:36:51|