LIT 2120H  Honors World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) credits: 3

This course is designed to study the major poetry, fiction, drama, and essays of world literature from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is on the intellectual, philosophical, and cultural issues in literature that unite humankind despite differences in time, place, and language. This course also emphasizes methods of library research and the writing of a research paper and a paper of literary interpretation. This honors course will include personalized experiences, collaborative learning experiences and an emphasis on analysis and synthesis of abstract questions relating to world literature. It will also explore alternative modes of literature represented by media adaptations of works of literature. Students will investigate global perspectives and discussion on political, social and cultural issues as they appear in world literature from the Renaissance to the present. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements as outlined in the General Education Requirements. LIT 2110H is not a prerequisite for this course. Credit is only given for LIT 2120H or LIT 2120 or IDS 1102H.

Prerequisite: (ENC 1101 and appropriate scores on the SPC placement test with a minimum grade of C) or ENC 1101H with a minimum grade of C or IDS 1101H with a minimum grade of C or IDS 1111H with a minimum grade of C or approval of the Dean.