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LIT 2211 American Literature I

A chronological survey of major writers of American poetry, drama and prose from the Colonial Period through the Civil War (through 1865).

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Literature
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Recognize and explain interaction between literature and various cultural domains such as social, political, and economic.
  • Relate literature to the historical period about which or in which it is written.
  • Assess the validity of diverse literary interpretations.
  • Analyze literary texts and demonstrate critical thinking through interpretation of the texts.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3