ENGL 30A American Literature, Beginnings to Civil War (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
ENGL 30A surveys American literature from its Native and European beginnings to the Civil War. It is designed to introduce students to the analysis of a variety of texts forming and critiquing the idea of America and a national literature.
C-ID ENGL 130
Offered in alternate Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Demonstrate familiarity with the major genres, themes, and textual concerns of the period.
- Outcome 2: Analyze individual texts in relation to the significant historical, cultural, and/or social issues of the era.
- Outcome 3: Analyze the content and formal structures of the text.
- Outcome 4: Integrate textual evidence and literary criticism when writing essays on key works of the era.