Introduction to English Studies

Introduction to English Studies
Introduction to the discipline of English studies, including the fundamental concepts and practice of literary analysis and critical theory.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteEngl 251 fulfills the GE Letters requirement only for English majors and minors. Other students will not receive GE Letters credit for this course.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 251
Course Outcomes

Reading Approaches

Students will learn foundational approaches to reading literary, critical, and theoretical texts.

Disciplinary Questions

Students will identify and classify fundamental issues and questions related to literary analysis.

Literary Analysis

Students will produce readings of literature that employ this lexicon, demonstrate these reading approaches, and engage these fundamental issues and questions.

Literary-critical Lexicon

Students will demonstrate mastery of a basic literary-critical lexicon.