ENG 282 Literary Genres: Youth Literature
3 credits, Fall and Spring
Introduces students to a range of literature written for children or for young adolescents and to the critical approaches appropriate to interpreting these works. Students examine the contributions this literature can make to the development of young readers through its ability to dramatize the essential conflicts of childhood and adolescence, to build a knowledge base of historical and cultural information, and to introduce and describe the values and customs of other cultures. Restricted to education majors or by permission of language and literature department chair.
Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C-" or better in ENG 152 or its equivalent
General Education: Humanities