About The Instructor
This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.
Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)
Days: T R
Time: 11:00 - 12:15 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Benjamin Rush Center 104
Seats Available: 10 Seats
This course enables students to study the historical growth, philosophical premises, and literary techniques of important writers in American literature from the Civil War to today with emphasis on the modern period. Students read a wide, diverse range of literature including minority literatures, especially the immigrant experience. Students also study genres such as fiction, poetry, journals, and autobiographies, and aesthetic movements such as realism, naturalism, and modernism. Students investigate print, internet resources, and electronic databases and write literacy research essays in MLA format.
Mary Catherine Kiliany, M.S.
Lecturer, Communication Skills
Coordinator for Communications Skills Placement and Assessment
Wheatley Center 303