Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

LITE 240 - African American Literature

3 CR
A survey of African-American literature from 1600 to the present.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Humanities and Fine Arts
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate familiarity with historical and social contexts affecting African American literature
  2. Practice and discuss the close reading of various texts in African American literature.
  3. Present on, or write a persuasive interpretation of a text with a clear controlling idea and well-chosen, well-organized evidence to support your argument.
  4. Support, in writing or in a presentation, ideas, and claims using specific textual support from the assigned readings.
  5. Exhibit, in classroom discussion, a presentation, and/or written responses, familiarity with literary terms.