Literature Electives

Course Descriptions

LIT 100 - Translingual And Transcultural Literature

An examination of identity through the lens of cultural heritage. It provides a study of representative texts that explore the composition of identity as well as the challenges of living in a translingual and transcultural world.

BUSCA students must earn a "C" or higher in LIT 100 to enroll in LIT 150.

Number of Credits: 3

When Offered: Fall, Spring

How Offered: Face-to-Face

Restrictions: Students must get approval from Department Chair or Program Director to enroll in this course.

LIT 150 - Modern European And Latin American Writers

An examination of modern French, German, Hispanic, Italian, and Slavic literatures in English translation. It provides a study of attempts by representative men and women to comprehend their times and their cultures and to express their understandings of modern life in literature. Selected works of prose, poetry and drama will be addressed. Short critical papers are required.

Number of Credits: 3

When Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

How Offered: Face-to-Face, Online, Hybrid

ILO Met: ILO 4.1 - Critical Analysis and Reasoning

LIT 250 - Selected Topics in Western Literature

An examination of specific topics in modern French, German, Hispanic, Italian, and Slavic literatures in English translation. The topics may include motifs, such as the search for lost innocence, love and suffering, or the examination of specific literary movements such as Romanticism, Neo-Classicism, Modernism and Post-Modernism. Selected works of prose, poetry and drama will be addressed. Short critical papers are required.

Number of Credits: 3

When Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

How Offered: Face-to-Face, Online, Hybrid

ILO Met: ILO 9.1 - Creative and Artistic Expression