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ENGLT 343 Contemporary Third World Literature

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGWR 300, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course is an introduction to literature of writers from Africa, Central and South America, Asia and the Middle East. Approached through the reading and discussion of all genre, basic elements of literature interpretation will be stressed to enhance understanding of the world view and culture of writers often not covered in other literature classes. A special effort will be made to sample recent Nobel Prize winners from each area of the world.

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 SKILLS TO READ AND WRITE EFFECTIVELY IN ACADEMIC AND WORKPLACE SETTINGS. (SLO#1, PSLO #3)