Mar 22, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 515 - Advanced Studies in American Literature

May be repeated for credit under a different subtitle.

Prerequisite: ENG 512.


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of literary and critical theories.
  • Engage in a scholarly dialogue with a range of secondary criticism and/or critical theory in their own writing.
  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in research methodologies.
  • Identify the characteristic themes, techniques, and conventions of a representative group of texts in English literature focused by theme, author, theoretical approach, or social and historical context.
  • Develop a thesis-driven argument that is focused by specific interpretive or analytical questions, that is supported by evidence from multiple texts, and that synthesizes multiple perspectives.
  • Apply theoretical approaches to literary texts at an advanced level.
  • Lead discussion using appropriate discussion questions and providing relevant background information.

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