GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE 5150 SUGARLOAF PARKWAY LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA 30043 COURSE SYLLABUS COURSE TITLE: Literature and Composition NUMBER: ENGL 1102 CREDITS: 3 HOURS PER WEEK: Class, 3; Lab, 0 COURSE DESCRIPTION This Gwinnett Technical College (GTC) course emphasizes the student's ability to read literature analytically and meaningfully and to communicate clearly. Students analyze the form and content of literature in historical and philosophical contexts. Topics include reading and analyzing of fiction, poetry, and drama; researching; and writing about literature. Class, 3; Lab, 0 PREREQUISITES The prerequisite for this course is a grade of “C” or better in the course ENGL 1101, Composition and Rhetoric. DEMONSTRATED COMPETENCIES The demonstrated competencies for English 1102 include the reading and analyzing of fiction, poetry and drama; researching; and writing analytically about literature. TOPICAL OUTLINE I. The student will read and analyze fiction, poetry, and drama. a. The student will identify the structural elements of poetry, drama, the novel, and the short story. b. The student will examine the ideas and values in various literary works in historical and philosophical context. II. The student will research critical interpretations of literature and historical, biographical, and social frameworks. A. The student will use print and electronic references. B. The student will access and select information from databases in GALILEO. III. The student will write analytically about literature, completing all parts of the writing process required in essay development. A. The student will write well-organized, analytical essays based on literary readings. B. The student will implement the MLA documentation style in all essays, including a longer analytical research essay. REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS AND RESOURCES The required access and the online reference lab are listed below. 1. Purchase an access code for Revel by Pearson. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE, COURSE SYLLABUS PAGE 2 COURSE TITLE: Literature and Composition COURSE NUMBER: ENGL 1102 The course will be presented through the instructor’s choice of a combination of some or all of the following formats: lectures; discussions; audio-visual materials; class or laboratory projects; daily assignments; written projects; written reports; prepared speeches; library assignments; field trips; guest speakers; tests; and quizzes. COURSE REQUIREMENTS ATTENDANCE NO SHOWS Students who do not participate or attend in the first week of classes will be designated as “No Show” and will be removed from the class roster. Online students who do not participate during the first week of the semester will be dropped as a “No Show.” For hybrid courses that meet once per week, students must attend or participate online during the week to avoid “No Show” designation. Students in web-enhanced classes who do not attend during the first week of the semester will be dropped as a “No show”. When
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