American Literature to Mid-1800's
3 Credit Hours

This course examines a variety of American authors writing in different genres from pre-Colonial times to the Civil War. Themes, philosophies, and styles in relation to their social and cultural contexts will be analyzed in discussion and through written literary analyses. This course helps students build confidence in their reading and communication skills while also enabling them to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.