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LIT 2220 Introduction to Literature

Introduction to Literature introduces students to the major literary genres of literature, including narrative fiction, poetry, and drama. Emphasis is placed on literary terminology and interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and respond to literature. Students will effectively and ethically argue their interpretations of literary works using textual evidence and Modern Language Association (MLA) documentation.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Course Outcomes
  • Argue effectively to support an interpretation using appropriate textual evidence and source documentation in written assignments.
  • Effectively present ideas in whole class and small group discussions.
  • Apply literary terms and interpretive techniques to critically analyze literature on multiple meaning levels.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Literature
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Kiewitz
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 11
Section: 501
Open Seats: 11
Section: 501
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Faculty: Kiewitz
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 12
Meets: TTH from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 201
Open Seats: 12
Meets: TTH from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 201