General Survey Of Major British Literary Masterpieces From The Anglo Saxon Period
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COURSE SYLLABUS and CALENDAR
Course Name & Number: British Literature I Semester & Year: Fall 2016
Catalog Description: General survey of major British literary masterpieces from the Anglo-Saxon period through the 18th century; reports and essays.
Course Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of ENGL 1301
Course Type: Academic NCTC Core Curriculum Course
Required Textbooks & Materials:
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. A, B, C. Ninth ed. (c. 2012) Stephen Greenblatt, Gen. Ed. ISBN: 978-0-393-91300-2
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Foundational Component Area: Language, Philosophy, and Culture
1. Critical Thinking Skills (CT): to include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, analysis, and evaluation and synthesis of information
2. Communication Skills (COM): to include effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral, and visual communication
3. Social Responsibility (SR): to include intercultural competency, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities
4. Personal Responsibility (PR): to include the ability to connect choices, actions, and consequences to ethical decision-making
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of English 2322, students should be able to accomplish the following:
1. Identify key ideas, representative authors and works, significant historical or cultural events, and characteristic perspectives or attitudes expressed in the literature of different periods or regions.
2. Analyze literary works as expressions of individual or communal values within the social, political, cultural, or religious contexts of different literary periods.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the development of characteristic forms or styles of expression during different historical periods or in different regions.
4. Articulate the aesthetic principles that guide the scope and