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    Jul 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

ENG 3020 - Literary and Cultural Theory

Goals: To introduce students to theoretical approaches to texts and to the practical applications of literary theory. Students should take this gateway course in the sophomore year in conjunction with declaring a major/minor. This course builds on the learning experiences introduced in FYW 1120, the surveys, and ENG 1900: Introduction to Literature and Criticism and prepares students for success in 3000-level writing and literature courses and the senior seminar. Required for many 3000-level courses. 

Content: Reading and discussing representative 20th and 21st-century critical approaches to the study and understanding of written texts and producing analytical essays that apply critical methods to selected texts.

Taught: Annually

Prerequisite: One survey course (ENG 12XX or 1800)

Credits: 4