This course explores aspects of American literature through selected works of literature written by authors from or based in the United States from the early modern period to the present day. Topics covered might include the birth of a nation, race relations, the West and Manifest Destiny, or the post-9/11 novel. See the Department of English website for the focus of the course in a specific term.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including 6 credits of 100 or 200-level ENGL

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).