UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for "B" English credit
This course emphasizes critical thinking, critical reading, and analytical writing skills combined with a study of American literature. The literature selections will include non-fiction writing, poetry, short stories, and novels. Students will write a variety of essay types. Emphasis will be placed on research skills. Students can expect a variety of oral and listening activities. Emphasis will be placed on introduction of skills and presentation of that research.