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ENGL 048H: Honors Introduction to Shakespeare

Course Description

Honors Introduction of Shakespeare uses the pedagogical methods common to all Honors courses: interdisciplinary, writing- intensive, collaborative, and experiential instruction. Course content makes connection through a common theme with other courses offered within the specified transdisciplinary unit. In this course students read, view, and critically analyze a selection of Shakespeare's major plays and poetry. The course provides overviews of the historical and political events of Shakespeare's age, the religious and philosophical ideas of the Early Modern period, and modern critical approaches to Shakespeare's works. In addition, the course gives students opportunities to evaluate productions of Shakespeare's plays.

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