ENGL 48C Science Fiction and Fantasy (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
The roots, twentieth-century rise, and contemporary status of the science fiction and fantasy literary genres are studied. Focus is on recurrent themes and tropes, as well as the mythological, philosophical, and socio-cultural foundations from which they arise.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Demonstrate familiarity with the major themes, scenarios, and textual concerns of the genres.
- Outcome 2: Analyze individual texts in relation to the significant historical, cultural, and social issues of the genres.
- Outcome 3: Analyze the content and formal structures of texts.
- Outcome 4: Integrate textual evidence and literary criticism when writing essays on key works of the genres.