Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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ENG 107 - World Literature: Ancient to Classical

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Surveys important works from the literature of early civilizations: Sumerian, Egyptian, Hebrew, Greek, Chinese, Indian, and Roman.  The course is designed to foster thoughtful interpretation, analysis, and appreciation of literature.  Fulfills cultural literacy requirement within the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree (AAOT).

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Summarize and explain the influence of significant texts from the time of the Sumerians up to the Romans. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#2: Explain how historical and social contexts influence literary expression.
  • CLO#3: Explain how race, gender, time, and place shape a given text.

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