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LIT 2220 Introduction to Literature

Introduction to Literature introduces students to the major literary genres of literature, including narrative fiction, poetry, and drama. Emphasis is placed on literary terminology and interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and respond to literature. Students will effectively and ethically argue their interpretations of literary works using textual evidence and Modern Language Association (MLA) documentation.

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

Prereqs: DEV 0035 


  • Argue effectively to support an interpretation using appropriate textual evidence and source documentation in written assignments.
  • Effectively present ideas in whole class and small group discussions.
  • Apply literary terms and interpretive techniques to critically analyze literature on multiple meaning levels.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3