Course Descriptions

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ENGL-257

Literature of Western Civilization

Credit(s): 3

English 257 examines significant literary works of Western Civilization from about 800 B.C. through Shakespeare. This course focuses on the values, traditions, themes, and ideas that have shaped Western culture and have influenced other disciplines such as art, psychology, and philosophy. This course helps link the basic concepts of early literature to the contemporary world. It satisfies an arts and humanities course requirement for the A.S., A.A., and most transfer degrees. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete ENGL-101 with a minimum grade of C-.

ENGL-258

Literature of Western Civilization

Credit(s): 3

English 258 is the study of Western (European and North American) classics from the mid 1600s to the present. This course includes internationally acclaimed writers who are representative of the major literary movements (Enlightenment, Romantic, Realist, and Modernist traditions) and who are significant in shaping Western Civilization. ENGL 258 serves as a foundation to the humanities through an exploration of writers and works that comprise the core of our literary and philosophical tradition. It satisfies an arts and humanities course requirement for the A.S., A.A., and most transfer degrees. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete ENGL-101 with a minimum grade of C-.