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ENGL 310. Early American Literature Through 1830

Credits: 4
Department: English
Description: Studies in American authors and literary and rhetorical traditions from the beginning to 1830.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the significant concerns of early American authors.
2. Compare the different authors and genres of early American literature.
3. Recognize how early American texts were influenced by, and also exerted influence upon, such sociohistorical circumstances as the colonization of America, the Revolutionary War, and the Declaration of Independence.
4. Develop critical thinking and writing skills in their analyses of texts through classroom discussions as well as writing assignments.

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