2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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ENGL 107 Composition III: Writing about Literature (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Communications; General Transfer Elective
Prerequisite Completion of ENGL& 101  with grade of 2.0 or better.

Course Description
Writing expository and argumentative essays based upon literary readings and studies.

Student Outcomes
1. Appreciate value and meaning of literature
2. Write unified, coherent analytical essays that develop and support a thesis statement
3. Critically analyze literary works through the application of theoretical approaches
4. Explicate literary works through the appropriate use of literary terminology
5. Practice the skills of information competency in research
6. Apply the writing process in the composition of expository and argumentative essays
7. Recognize historical, social, philosophical, psychological, and cultural contexts for literature

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