|Course Title||INTRODUCTION TO LITERATUR|
|Full Title||Introduction to Literature|
|Description||Inquiry into basic nature of literature. What prompts humankind to creation of imaginative literature? What purposes does literature serve in cultural life of humanity? What are its social, philosophical, spiritual, and esthetic values? Some consideration may be given to techniques and major critical theories, but focus will be on practical criticism for nonspecialists. Specific works studied will be representative of several genres, cultures, and periods of literature.|
|Prerequisite||A grade of C (2.0) or better in English 100, Africana Studies 120, American Indian Studies 120, or Chicana and Chicano Studies 111B or Linguistics 100B or Rhetoric and Writing Studies 105B. Proof of completion of prerequisite required: Copy of transcript.|
Proof of prerequisite required.