Comparative Arts and Letters
 

Civilization: Literature 2

Civilization: Literature 2
Western civilization from Europe's high Renaissance to the present, emphasizing socioeconomic, political, intellectual, and aesthetic developments, with primary focus on literary texts.
CMLIT
202
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtWinter, Summer
 OfferedHonors also.
Course Outcomes: 

Literature, History, and Philosophy

Show the capability to accurately and intelligently relate literary works to the main historical and philosophical trends of their times.

Western Literary History: Renaissance to Present

Demonstrate a sound, general understanding of major literary texts and the intellectual history of Western culture, from the Italian Renaissance to the present.

Critical Analysis and Effective Communication

Be able to analyze literary texts carefully, critically, coherently, and persuasively, both in discussion and in writing, using the basic tools of literary criticism.

Literature and Civilization

Explain what literature is and how its values are important to the study of Western civilization.