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Literature and Composition: An introduction to literature that emphasizes critical reading, discussion and analytic writing about works representative of fiction, poetry, drama, and literary criticism.
Introduction to Poetry: Study of the nature, variety, and significance of poetry: a studious pursuit of what makes poems work, why they are valued, and how to analyze and appreciate their content and form.
Beginning Creative Writing: Introductory study and writing of fiction and poetry; drama and/or creative non-fiction.
Intermediate Creative Writing: Intermediate study and writing of fiction and poetry; drama and/or creative non-fiction.
Advanced Creative Writing: Advanced study and writing of fiction and poetry; drama and/or creative non-fiction.
Introduction to Short Story: An introduction to the genre of the short story, including the elements of the form: narration, point of view, character, plot and metaphorical language.
American Literature, Pre-Colonial to 1865: Significant writers and their works from the Pre-Colonial Period to the Civil War, including both a thematic and a historical approach to literature of the period.
Survey of English Literature, Part 1: Reading and discussion of important works from the British Isles in the period between Beowulf and Samuel Johnson, analyzing the meaning, style, and relevance of these works, and the importance of their authors in literary history.