Literature and Writing

(8 credits)

This sequence of courses develops students’ critical awareness of language by helping them to recognize the relationship between their own experience and the interpretive possibilities of literature. Attention is paid to the integration of the individual’s composing process and the process of reading and understanding texts. These courses foster attentive reading, careful thinking, and effective writing.

Students enroll in two courses:

  • ENGL 121 Critical Thinking: Literature and Writing

Second course (one of the following):

  • ENGL 201 Texts in Conversation: Perspectives on Genre and Craft
  • ENGL 202 Texts in Conversation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
  • ENGL 203 Texts in Conversation: Thematic and
  • Intertextual Perspectives
  • ENGL 204 Texts in Conversation: Perspectives on
  • Language, Culture, and Literacy

Students with qualifying ACT scores may enroll in:

  • one of ENGL 201 through 204 

Plus

  • one of the following literature courses in English: ENGL 211, 212, 214, 215, 217, 218, 220, 221, 222, 297, 324, 325, 334, 337, 341, 360, 361, 362, 364, 365, 366, 367, 370, 371, 372, 373, 390, and 395 or two 2-credit ENGL 295 courses during J-term