May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ENG 2000 - Introduction to Textual Studies

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): ENG 1020 or ENG 1021

Description: In this course, students study diverse texts in literature, film, graphic novels, linguistics, and rhetoric from a critical perspective appropriate to the large field of English studies and aimed at developing critical thinking skills for new reading and writing situations emerging in the twenty-first century. Students learn to analyze forms and uses of language across a variety of media, employing strategies of close textual explication and application of critical perspectives, while exploring the impact of written and visual discourses in shaping ideas, identities, and social values.

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