Course Name/Code: American Masterpieces, HUEN 232 Catalog Description: A survey of the major works of American prose and poetry from colonial times to the present. *Prerequisites: HUEN 121 and HUEN 122Credits/Hours: 3
Instructors and Texts
Instructors Who Teach This Course: Mr. Jerry Kolwinska Required Text(s)Students must purchase and possess the required text(s) by the first day of class. Order early:
Baym, Nina. Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter, Volumes 1 and 2. 7th Edition, 2008. W.W. Norton & Co.
Course Workload Preview
The following preview of anticipated course workload is subject to instructor change.
Participate on a weekly basis in class discussion.
Read the assigned selections in the anthology.
Take approximately 4 quizzes for each historical period/unit (18 for the course).
Take four final tests and one final examination.
Read a play, a novel, or a sampling of poetry by an American writer and write a literary analysis about some aspect of the work.
Respond to the focus questions/study guide for each author and/or work assigned.