Course Descriptions

ENG 2800 Great Works of Literature I

4.0 Hours; 3.0 Credits

This course presents a global approach to literature by introducing a variety of narrative, lyric, and dramatic forms representative of different cultures and historical periods, from ancient times through the sixteenth century. Specific choices depend upon the preference of the instructor, but every class studies examples of epic poetry, sacred texts, medieval narrative, and classical and Renaissance drama. Discussions involve both close reading of selected texts and comparison of the values the texts promote. Students engage in a variety of communication-intensive activities designed to enhance their appreciation of literature and their awareness of the way it shapes and reflects a multicultural world.

This course is equivalent to CMP (LTT) 2800. Students will receive credit for ENG 2800, CMP 2800, or LTT 2800. These courses may not substitute for each other in the F grade replacement policy. This course may not be taken with the Pass/Fail option

Baruch Common Core (for students who entered Baruch prior to Fall 2013): This course satisfies the Tier II Literature requirement.

CUNY Pathways at Baruch (for students who entered Baruch Fall 2013 or later, or who “opt-in” to CUNY Pathways): This course is not part of the CUNY Pathways core, but it: satisfies the Literature requirement in the Weissman and Zicklin college options; is a choice for the SPA college option.

Prerequisite: ENG 2150 or equivalent.

ENG 2850 Great Works of Literature II

4.0 Hours; 3.0 Credits

This course presents a global approach to literature by introducing a variety of narrative, lyric, and dramatic forms representative of different cultures and historical periods, from the seventeenth century to the present. Specific choices depend upon the preference of the instructor, but every class studies examples of fantasy and satire, Romantic poetry, modern plays, and a broad range of narratives. Discussions involve both close reading of selected texts and comparison of the values the texts promote. Students engage in a variety of communication-intensive activities designed to enhance their appreciation of literature and their awareness of the way it shapes and reflects a multicultural world.

Baruch Common Core (for students who entered Baruch prior to Fall 2013): This course satisfies the Tier II Literature requirement.

CUNY Pathways at Baruch (for students who entered Baruch Fall 2013 or later, or who “opt-in” to CUNY Pathways): This course is not part of the CUNY Pathways core, but it: satisfies the Literature requirement in the Weissman and Zicklin college options; is a choice for the SPA college option.

This course is equivalent to CMP (LTT) 2850. Students will receive credit for ENG 2850, CMP 2850, or LTT 2850. These courses may not substitute for each other in the F grade replacement policy. This course may not be taken with the Pass/Fail option.

Prerequisite: ENG 2150 or equivalent.

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