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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 2077 - Mystery

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This college literature course intended for all students will explore mystery literature. The mystery story may include works by Poe, Conan Doyle, Sayers, Chandler, and Hillerman.
MnTC Goals
6 Humanities/Fine Arts

Prerequisite(s): Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950  with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940  with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090  with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051  with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: ENGL 1020   with a grade of C or higher OR ENGL 1021  with a grade of C or higher.

Major Content

  1. Mystery:
  2. Culturally diverse mystery literature
  3. Hard-boiled detective literature
  4. The Golden Age of mystery literature
  5. The origin of the mystery genre

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in mystery literature
  2. Analyze basic literary elements in works studied.
  3. Respond critically to works in the mystery story.
  4. Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the mystery story.
  5. Analyze these works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.

Competency 1 (1-6)
06. 01. Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.

06. 02. Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.

06. 03. Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.

06. 05. Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts and humanities.


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