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General Education: Literature

 

The Messiah College registrar has approved the following Temple University courses to meet the Messiah College Literature general education requirement. Not all of these courses are offered every semester at Temple University. To review the semesters that these courses usually are offered, refer to the course descriptions provided in Temple University's online undergraduate bulletin.

 

Notes regarding Temple University Course Numbering:

 

  • The first digit of course numbers indicates the recommended year for taking the course (i.e., course # 2411 is appropriate for students who have sophomore status).
  • Course numbers with 9 as the second digit are honors courses.
  • Course numbers ending in xx96, xx97, and xx98 denote writing-intensive courses.

 

Literature

 

Temple Department

Course #

Course Title

Credits

English

1301

American Literature

3

English

1904

Honors - American Literature

3

English

1111

Introduction to Poetry

3

English

1198

Introduction to Fiction

3

English

1131

Introduction to Drama

3

English

1903

Honors - Introduction to Drama

3

English

1197

Introduction to Literature

3

English

1902

Honors - Introduction to Literature

3

English

2201

Survey of English Literature: Beginnings to 1660

3

English

2202

Survey of English Literature: 1660 to 1900

3

English

2301

Survey of American Literature I

3

English

2302

Survey of American Literature II

3

English

2341

American Playwrights

3

English

2401

African American Literature I

3

English

2402

African American Literature II

3

English

2211

Arthurian Literature

3

English

2297

Shakespeare

3

English

2512

The Modern Novel

3

English

2513

Modern Drama

3

English

2111

The Short Story

3

English

2112

Children's Literature and Folklore

3

English

2014

Myth and Symbol

3

English

2197

Women in Literature

3

English

2511

Modern Poetry

3

English

2521

Contemporary Literature

3

English

2113

Popular Fiction

3

English

3112

Masterpieces of European Drama

3

English

3321

America Romanticism

3

English

3322

American Realism and Naturalism

3

English

3323

19th Century American Fiction

3

English

3341

American Literature and Society

3

English

3331

Modern American Fiction

3

English

3332

Contemporary American Fiction

3

English

3211

Old English

3

English

3212

Literature of the Medieval Period

3

English

3213

Chaucer

3

English

3221

Advanced Shakespeare I

3

English

3222

Advanced Shakespeare II

3

English

3223

Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama

3

English

3224

Renaissance Writers

3

English

3225

Milton

3

English

3231

Restoration and 18th Century Literature

3

English

3241

English Romanticism

3

English

3251

Victorian Literature

3

English

3252

Victorian Novel

3

English

3261

Modern British Fiction

3

English

3522

Contemporary World Fiction

3

English

3511

Modern British and American

3

English

3521

Contemporary Poetry

3

English

3523

Contemporary Drama

3

English

3262

Irish Literature

3

English

3513

Modern World Fiction

3

English

3524

Advanced Contemporary Literature

3

African-American Studies

2134

The Literature of American Slavery

3

African-American Studies

2934

Honors - The Literature of American Slavery

3

African-American Studies

4161

Studies in African-American Literature

3

African-American Studies

4146

Women Writers in Black Literature

3

 

Note: Temple University courses count toward your Messiah degree. The course title, letter grade and credit number appear on the Messiah College transcript and are included in students' GPA and credit total.

 

Exact Messiah course equivalent appears in parentheses next to the course title.

 


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