Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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ENG 275 - The Bible as Literature

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Studies the composition, stories, and themes of the Bible in order to deepen understanding of its meaning and influence.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Summarize the stories, characters, and themes of the Bible and explain their ongoing impact on Western arts, culture, and philosophy. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Explain the historical background of the Bible, its composition, and the formation of the canon.
  • CLO#3: Explain the concept of Myth in terms of meaningful narrative, and apply this to the biblical text in its Western historical and literary context.

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