Sep 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 2055 - Mythology

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This college literature course intended for all students will analyze and explore several major works of classical and world mythology and relate the works and ideas to modern thought and world literature.
MnTC Goals
6 Humanities/Fine Arts, 8 Global Perspective

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. Mythology
  2. Literary tradition/history of classical/world mythology
  3. Literary works of classical/world mythology
  4. Strategies of literary criticism with emphasis on classical/world mythology

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

  1. demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in mythology.
  2. respond critically to works in mythology.
  3. articulate an informed personal reaction to works in mythology.
  4. analyze those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.
  5. analyze basic literary elements in works studied
  6. demonstrate, through analysis of the mythological readings, knowledge of cultural, social, religious, and linguistic differences.
  7. describe and analyze in the mythological readings, the political and cultural elements which influence societies in their historical and contemporary dimensions.
  8. understand, through analysis of the mythological readings, the role of a world citizen and the responsibility citizens share for a common global future.

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.
Competency 2 (7-10)
08. 01. Describe and analyze political, economic, and cultural elements which influence relations of states and societies in their historical and contemporary dimensions.

08. 02. Demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious and linguistic differences.

08. 04. Understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for their common global future.


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