Literature SLOs

LITERATURE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

ENGLISH V15  - INTRODUCTION TO POETRY - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1: Appraise selected poetry with informed comprehension and aesthetic appreciation.
  • CSLO-2: Paraphrase, analyze, explain, discuss, and compare and contrast a variety of poetic forms and genres

ENGLISH V16 - INTRODUCTION TO FICTION - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1: Identify and evaluate elements of fiction such as plot, structure, character, setting, point of view, tone and style, theme, irony, and symbol
  • CSLO-2: Analyze works of fiction in the context of history and culture​

ENGLISH V21A - SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE I - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1: Differentiate between texts representative of different literary movements or time periods, and authors from the period covering the Celtic epic to the end of the 18th century.
  • CSLO-2Evaluate an author's use of the elements of poetry, prose, and drama including rhyme, meter, diction, figurative language, tone, theme, plot, action, characterization, and genre.

ENGLISH V21B - SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE II - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Differentiate between texts representative of different literary movements or time periods, and authors from the beginning of the 19th century to the post-modern period.
  • CSLO-2: Evaluate an author's use of the elements of poetry, prose, and drama including rhyme, meter, diction, figurative language, tone, theme, plot, action, characterization and genre.

ENGLISH V22A - SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: COLONIAL PERIOD TO 1865 - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Differentiate between texts representative of different literary movements or time periods and authors from the beginning of the pre-colonial times to 1865.
  • CSLO-2Evaluate an author’s use of the elements of poetry and prose, including rhyme, meter, diction, figurative language, tone, theme, plot, action characterization and genre.

ENGLISH 22B - SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: 1865 TO PRESENT - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Differentiate between texts representative of different literary movements or time periods, and authors from the beginning of the Civil War to the post-modern period.
  • CSLO-2Evaluate an author's use of the elements of poetry, prose, and drama including rhyme, meter, diction, figurative language, tone, theme, plot, action characterization, and genre

ENGLISH V23 - INTRODUCTION TO DRAMATIC LITERATURE - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Identify and evaluate elements of drama such as plot, characterization, setting, staging, tone, and theme.
  • CSLO-2Analyze plays in the context of history and culture.

ENGLISH V26 - INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Compare and contrast characters within the plays.
  • CSLO-2Demonstrate understanding of Shakespeare's use of dramatic conventions, poetic elements, and sonnet form.

ENGLISH V29A - AESTHETICS OF FILM I - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Identify and apply ways of writing about film.
  • CSLO-2Recognize, analyze and explain various approaches to film composition.

ENGLISH V29B - AESTHETICS OF FILM II - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Recognize, analyze and explain various approaches to film composition.
  • CSLO-2Evaluate each genre of film from a critical perspective.

ENGLISH V30 - SURVEY OF WORLD LITERATURE I - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Identify a selection of World Literature and analyze the literary significance, including the form of the texts
  • CSLO-2Assess the interplay between a literary text and the culture in which it was born.

ENGLISH V31 - SURVEY OF WORLD LITERATURE II - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Assess the interplay between a literary text and the culture in which it was born.
  • CSLO-2Evaluate an author's use of the elements of poetry, prose, and drama including rhyme, meter, diction, figurative language, tone, theme, plot, action, characterization, and genre.

ENGLISH V35 - MULTICULTURAL AMERICAN LITERATURE - 3 Units     Download SLO Rubric

  • CSLO-1Understand and analyze the historical, social, and cultural implications of works by African American, Asian American, Hispanic, Native American, and other American sub-cultural writers.
  • CSLO-2Distinguish between different literary movements and historical contexts of various racial or ethnic groups residing in the United States.

​​ENGLISH V36A - SURVEY OF WOMEN IN LITERATURE I - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1: Differentiate between texts representative of gender-based literary movements from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century.
  • CSLO-2: Evaluate an author’s use of of the elements of poetry and prose, including rhyme, meter, diction, figurative language, tone, theme, plot, action, characterization, and genre.

ENGLISH V36B - SURVEY OF WOMEN IN LITERATURE II - 3 Units

  • CSLO-1Differentiate between texts representative of gender-based literary movements from the beginning of the 20th century to the present.
  • CSLO-2Evaluate an author's use of the elements of poetry, prose, and drama including rhyme, meter, diction, figurative language, tone, theme, plot, action, characterization, and genre.

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