English Course Descriptions

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AML 1000 American Literature*
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II or its equivalent. The work of representative American authors form the colonial period to the present is studied with emphasis on such writers as Cooper, Irving, Bryant, Hawthorne, Emerson, Melville, Thoreau, and Poe, among others.

ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I*
3 Credit Hours
This course is an exercise in critical reading and thinking and effective strategies of persuasion. It is also a study of paragraph and composition structure, focusing on expository and persuasive writing as well as the “rhetorical modes” with their use individually and cooperatively, and on research and proper documentation requirements at the college level.

ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II*
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I or its equivalent This course further develops skills in the planning, organization, and writing of essays of various modes. Focus will be placed on advanced writing and comprehensive skills including conducting research, writing research papers and articles, and mastering the different forms and styles of research paper writing. This course is designed to help the student possess advanced college level skills in writing and comprehension.

ENGL 3023 British Literature From 1800 to 1918
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II or its equivalent. British Literature from 1800 to 1918 provides novels and poems which show the changes in the form and content of the literature due to the influences of social changes, science, economics and finally, World War I. Course content consists of daily readings and lectures. Class participation is strongly encouraged.

AML 2052 Modern American Literature
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II or its equivalent. A study of the poetry, short fiction, novels, and drama of such writers as Eliot, Fitzgerald, Pound, Hemingway, Miller, Faulkner, Hughes, Cullen, Stein, and others.

LIT 1610 Christian Classics*
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II or its equivalent. This is a literature course featuring works written by Christians and intended to represent Christian values. Milton’s Paradise Lost, Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress, and Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe are among the works to be examined.

LIT 2100 World Literature*
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II or its equivalent.
This course is designed to study the major poetry, fiction, drama, and essays of world literature from the Ancients through the Renaissance. Emphasized are the intellectual and moral issues in literature that unite humankind despite diversity in time, place, and language.

LIT 3031 Selected Topics in Poetry
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II or its equivalent.
This course examines major authors and their works of a major
period. Content varies by interest level of students and instructor.

LIT 3032 Modern British and American Poetry*
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II or its equivalent.
Modern British and American Poetry focuses on the great changes in the form and content of poetry since World War I, and follows these changes as they occur in the poems of the major poets up until the seventies and eighties. Course content is presented largely by lectures about daily readings. Students are encouraged to participate in class discussions. Poems written by students are encouraged to be handed in individually, but this is not required.

LIT 3333 Literature for Adolescents
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II or its equivalent
This course examines literature for adolescents from social,
psychological, educational, and other points of view. This course
fulfills general studies, general education, and literature elective
requirements at Trinity College of Florida.

*indicates this course is included in the Statewide Course Numbering System.

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