Course DescriptionA survey of American literature following the American Renaissance. Two critical papers are required.RequisitesFor information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to theAcademic Course Catalog().RationaleThe study of literature helps to fulfill the university aims of fostering competencies in writing, speaking, reading, and appreciation ofthe arts; contributing to a knowledge and understanding of other cultures and time periods; and integrating theoretical and appliedknowledge within the context of a Christian worldview.Measurable Learning OutcomesThe student will be able to:1. Characterize each period of American Literature from post-renaissance until the present.2. Examine the works from each period as literary products of their age.3. Analyze works from a diversity of authors, genres, cultures, and historical periods.4. Produce perceptive analytical essays, accurately and effectively integrating and documenting the primary text(s) (andsecondary sources, if any).5. Discuss the unique literary style(s) of authors and draw comparisons among the various authors/texts studied.6. Evaluate the varied provenance of American literature from a biblical worldview, particularly its religious, sociopolitical,economic, cultural, and literary derivations.General Education Foundational Skills Learning Outcomes (FSLO)CT 1: Determine the validity and logical consistency of claims and/or positions, using reading comprehension strategies whenrelevant.CT 2: Structure an argument or position using credible evidence and valid reasoning.CT 3: Compare and contrast the biblical worldview with a non-biblical worldview, evaluating the influence of assumptions andcontexts on ethics and values.CT 4: Plan evidence-based courses of action to resolve problems.CT 5: Relate critical thinking and ethics to participation in God’s redemptive work.Course ResourcesClick on the following link to view the required resource(s) for the term in which you are registered:Liberty University Online Bookstore().Additional Materials for LearningOnline · College of Arts & Sciences · EnglishAmerican Literature IIENGL-202CGSection 8WK11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020Modified 05/17/20221 of 5
A. Computer with basic audio/video output equipmentB. Internet access (broadband recommended)C. Canvasrecommended browsers(-computer-requirements-for-Canvas/ta-p/66)D. Microsoft WordCourse AssignmentsTextbook readings(MLOs: 1, 2, 3 4; FSLOs: CT 1, 3)Course Requirements ChecklistAfter reading the Course Syllabus andStudent Expectations(-expectations/), the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.