2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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ENGL& 246 American Literature III (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Formerly ENGL 223 -CCN

Course Description
Survey of twentieth century literature to the present.

Student Outcomes
1.Read and interpret particular American literary works
2.Identify the elements that comprise at least one literary genre
3.Explain how literary genres and themes relate to historical, cultural, and social contexts
4.Analyze how literature and its contexts are relevant to contemporary people, issues, and problems
5.Explore the representation of specific cultural groups in
American literature
6.Analyze works of literature using various approaches to literary criticism
7.Write one or more essays that develop and support a thesis related to course readings and content
8.Use research skills to locate information relevant to the course content
9.Apply research and documentation skills in a writing task that critically engage course content -

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