World Literature I
Georgia Southwestern State University

Institution Information

Georgia Southwestern State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Course Details

Course Information: ENGL 2111 08G – Undergraduate, 3 credits (semester)
Subject: English Language and Literature/Letters
Term Registration DeadlineCourse Start Course End
Fall 2019 08/23/2019  08/19/2019  12/10/2019 

Special Attendance Requirements

Entirely at a distance. This course is delivered 100% through distance education technology. No visits to campus or designated site are required.  

Method of Course Instruction

The course is delivered primarily through Internet.  

Course Description

A survey of important works of World Literature from the ancient world to Early Modern period. Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 passed with a grade of C or better. (3-0-3)  

Course Prerequisites

( ENGL 1102 Or ENG 102 Or ENGL 1102H ) And eCore Introduction C  

Learning Objectives

Extend reading, writing, and critical thinking skills developed in ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102. Develop a perspective on the variety of world cultures from ancient times through the early-modern period to understand how these cultures developed and how their ideas contributed to and still inform contemporary culture(s). Recognize the range of literary genres and conventions as well as the levels of sophistication of literary masterpieces coming from different cultures. Analyze and evaluate literary works in their social, historical, and cultural context. Compare and contrast the characteristics of literary works emerging from various cultures and times in order to recognize common human values and beliefs. Investigate the effect literature as a technology has had on the history of ideas and aesthetics. Engage technology and media effectively in the learning process. Participate as an effective member in a collaborative online community.  

Required Materials

For a list of required materials, visit the eCore Courses Textbook page at http://ecore.usg.edu/courses/textbooks.php.  

Admissions and Registration Information

Student must be admitted to the institution to enroll in this course. The admission process can be handled via the Web. Student can register for this course via the Web.  

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Estimated Tuition and Fees **

 In-State Out-of-State Electronic Rate*
Tuition: $ 648.00
Fees: $ 176.00

* The cost of an Electronic Rate course is the same regardless of residency.

** These rates are averages of tuition rate and student fees. Actual tuition costs may vary, based on number of courses taken, student level and student major. Please be sure to contact the college or university for your specific tuition and fee amounts.


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