ENG 225 Literature of the Black American I (3 credits)
A reading, writing, and discussion course which studies literature written by Black American authors. Students read poetry, novels, short stories, and plays in order to develop their critical appreciation of literature, as well as understand the unique condition of Black people in America. The first semester surveys literature written by Black authors from the slave poets (1750's) to the modern renaissance of Afro-American literature (1950's). Prerequisites: ENG 103 and ENG 104.