Not too easy. Not too difficult.
It is mandatory but I myself did not really enjoy the courses. It really depends on the professor. If you don't like your professor, change to a different slot or time if possible. It makes a huge difference.
I learned to read different types of writings and stories. Some novels were actually very fun to read and the discussions were very good. I think critical thinking and analyzing texts are some things that I learned a lot from this course.
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Advice for students:
Survive! Do the works as they will count. You have to read the works or else you will be sitting there, not being able to say anything and receive a bad participation grade. I think the college facilitates this course for freshmen to get to know one another better and engage in academic conversation.