Introduction to African-American Literature explores the writers and themes fundamental to the African-American literary tradition from the 18th century to the present. The course introduces critical questions and paradigms that are central to the study of African-American letters and to the nation's multicultural heritage. Students should gain a greater understanding of and appreciation for African-American literature's contributions to the rich diversity that is American culture, history, and literature. Course materials include fiction, poetry, drama, literary theory, essay, autobiography, film, folktale, sermon, spirituals, blues, and contemporary music. 3 credits Pre-requisite: EGL102.   View Syllabus (pdf)

Pricing and availability for this course are subject to change.

Credits:  3
Prerequisites:  EGL 102
Tuition:   Cecil County Residents - $327
  Other Maryland Residents - $609
  Non-Maryland Residents - $753
  Course Fees:  $35
  Registration Fee*:  $75/semester
  Student Development Fee**:  $8/credit hour
  *$35 discount on registration fee for early registrations
  **Not charged for Summer session or approved senior citizens

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