Literature Selections

Students participating in teacher preparation programs must complete a three-credit literature selection course chosen from the following list. Additional courses focusing specifically on literature may be considered as substitutions for this Pennsylvania Department of Education requirement.

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Course Selections:

  • AF AM 147 The Life and Thought of Malcolm X
  • CAMS 001 Greek and Roman Literature
  • CAMS 045 (IL) Classical Mythology
  • CMLIT 001 (IL) Introduction to Western Literatures Through the Renaissance
  • CMLIT 002 (IL) Introduction to Western Literatures Since the Renaissance
  • CMLIT 003 (IL) Introduction to African Literatures
  • CMLIT 004 (IL) Introduction to Asian Literatures
  • CMLIT 005 (IL) (US) Introduction to Literatures of the Americas
  • CMLIT 006 (IL) Philosophy and Literature in Western Culture
  • CMLIT 010 (IL) World Literatures
  • CMLIT 012 (GH) (IL) Introduction to World Drama and Performance
  • CMLIT 100 (IL) Reading Across Cultures
  • CMLIT 101 (IL) (US) Race, Gender, and Identity in World Literature
  • CMLIT 105 (IL) The Development of Literary Humor
  • CMLIT 106 (IL) The Arthurian Legend
  • CMLIT 107 (IL) Exploration, Travel, Migration, and Exile
  • CMLIT 108 (IL) Myths and Mythologies
  • CMLIT 109 (IL) Native American Myths, Legends, and Literatures
  • CMLIT 110 (IL) (US) Jewish Literature: An International Perspective
  • CMLIT 131 (GH) (IL) Crime and Detection in World Literature
  • CMLIT 132 (GH) (IL) Nobel Prize Literature
  • CMLIT 143 (GH) (IL) Human Rights and World Literature
  • CMLIT 153 (IL) International Cultures Through Literature and Film
  • ENGL 001 Understanding Literature
  • ENGL 002 The Great Traditions in English Literature
  • ENGL 103 The Great Traditions in American Literature
  • ENGL 104 The Bible as Literature
  • ENGL 129 Shakespeare
  • ENGL 130 Reading Popular Texts
  • ENGL 133 Modern American Literature to World War II
  • ENGL 134 American Comedy
  • ENGL 135 (US) Alternative Voices in American Literature
  • ENGL 136 (GH) The Graphic Novel
  • ENGL 140 Contemporary Literature
  • ENGL 145 Modern Irish Literature
  • ENGL 180 Literature and the Natural World
  • ENGL 181C The Beach: Exploring the Literature of the Atlantic Shore
  • ENGL 182 Literature of the Empire
  • ENGL 184 (IL) The Short Story
  • ENGL 189 (IL) Modern Drama
  • ENGL 191 Science Fiction
  • ENGL 192 (GH) The Literature of Fantasy
  • ENGL 194 (IL) (US) Women Writers
  • ENGL 200 Introduction to Critical Reading
  • ENGL 201 What is Literature
  • ENGL 221 British Literature to 1798
  • ENGL 222 British Literature from 1798
  • ENGL 226 Latina and Latina Border Theories
  • ENGL 231 American Literature to 1865
  • ENGL 232 American Literature from 1865
  • ENGL/CHEM 233 Chemistry and Literature
  • ENGL 240 Exploring Literary Traditions
  • ENGL 262 Reading Fiction
  • ENGL 263 Reading Poetry
  • ENGL 265 Reading Nonfiction
  • WMNST 106 Representing Women and Gender in Literature, Art and Popular Cultures