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Ethnic Literature
ETHNIC LIT
CLASS CODE: ENG 363R CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Emphasizes a literary study of texts produced by ethnic writers or of texts that address ethnic identity. Includes genre such as essays, fiction, novels, poems, plays, and/or autobiographies. (May be repeated for credit. See schedule for specific offerings.)
DESCRIPTION: Emphasizes a literary study of texts produced by ethnic writers or those that address ethnic identity. Includes genre such as essays, fiction, novels, poems, plays, and/or autobiographies. (May be repeated for credit. See schedule for specific offerings.)
TOPICS: Exposure to ethnic literature; analysis and evaluation of the literary qualities of the texts; appreciation and understanding of other cultures to gain respect for citizens of the world.
OBJECTIVES:

  1. Understand and appreciate literature as a valuable source of intellectual, emotional, and aesthetic experience reflecting and enriching the human experience.
  2. Read literature within such contexts as nationality, historical period, ethnicity, and culture.
  3. Apply appropriate critical theories to literary texts.
  4. Continue developing library skills for literary research and document formal writing according to MLA guidelines.
  5. Integrate secondary texts into written work.
REQUIREMENTS: Extensive reading, discussion, and oral presentations. Interpretive and analytical papers totaling 15 pages. MLA documentation.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001