CRC19: Courses

ENGLT 340 World Literature I

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.

Transferable: CSU; UC


The course will acquaint students with a diverse range of literature from the Ancient World through the Renaissance. Students will identify the commonalities and differences in the myths, epic poetry, philosophy, sacred texts, lyric poetry, prose, and drama of early Middle Eastern, Asian, African, South American, European and North American literatures.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Prepare students to become self-reliant, evaluative readers and writers able to use critical thinking to communicate understanding and appreciation of literature. (SLO #1; PSLO #1, #2, #3)