This course is a study of literature focused upon close reading and critical analysis of various forms of literature. This course explores the role of literature in the diverse human experience.
A critical survey and study of literature focused on close reading, critical analysis, and appreciation of different forms of literature. This course explores the role literature has played in individual lives and society by examining different literary styles and genres. This course is a state-designated core course. Course meets General Education and College Level Communications Skills requirements.
Study of modern literature as a reflection of the philosophy of modern life and a mirror of the student's world. Familiarization of students with recent trends in contemporary fiction and analysis of selected contemporary works.
Students will explore humanity’s search for identity and meaning through a comparative study of world literature.
Intensive readings in a particular concept or topic of popular literary appeal. Examples may include mystery fiction, black writers, Latin American fiction. Please check with the instructor for specific content for a particular semester.
Students will be introduced to the normal, non-honors content but will gain a heightened understanding of that content through participation in extra learning experiences, including in-depth readings and comprehensive exploration of a particular topic, theme, or concept in literature. Examples might be Victorian Literature, Women's Literature, or Ethnic Literature. Some sections may include a travel experience (at the student's expense). See the instructor or Honors Program Director for specific content for a particular semester.
This course offers an exploration of ethnic literature including, but not limited to, American, Asian American, Latino/a American, Native American, African American, and Euro-American. Possible themes may include race, social class, gender, and identity.
This course gives students opportunity to understand the relationship of theory to practice through participation in a service-learning experience. Students are required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work, a service-learning contract, and an oral and written reflection of the experience.