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ENGL 044: The Bible As Literature

Course Description

This course examines the Bible as an anthology, with each work influenced by its socio-political context, historical background and linguistic and literary milieu. To do so entails examination of different literary genres such as letters and poetry; devices such as parallelism and metaphor; as well as the Bible's compilation, transmission and translation processes. This course also examines its influence on English-language literature.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: ENGL 001A

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C2- Humanities
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 3 - Arts and Humanities: 3B- Humanities
Last Updated 7/19/23