Course Catalog

ELIT3080 - American Lit Before 1865

Spring 2020

This course examines the historical growth, philosophical premises, and literary techniques of important writers in American literature up through the Civil War. Students read a wide, diverse range of literature, such as Native American, Spanish American, and African American literatures, in the genres of fiction, essays, poetry, journals, autobiographies, and slave narratives. Students also study aesthetic and intellectual movements such as Neo-classicism, Romanticism, and Transcendentalism. The course focuses on historical development with emphasis on the American Renaissance of the 1850's. Students investigate print, internet resources, and electronic databases and write literacy research essays in MLA format.
Prerequisites: CSCM1030 (COSK2220) or CSHR1030 (COSK2225) and any ELIT course
3 Credits

Important: Registration Information

Fall 2021 Course Registration will occur in the new Banner system. For information on how to register and planning tools to ensure that you're Ready to Register please visit:
Introducing Banner Self-Service
Preparing to register
Login to Banner Self-Service


Click "Details" for a course description, instructor information, and a link to the instructor's website, where you can find a syllabus, first class information, and more...Registration Help

 M  Monday
 T  Tuesday
 W  Wednesday
 R  Thursday
 F  Friday
 S  Saturday
 U  Sunday

Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Course starting with ELIT3080
No Courses Found