Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 122 - Introduction to World Mythology


An introduction to world mythology across a range of periods and cultures. This is an interdisciplinary reading course of special relevance to students of psychology, anthropology, art, history, literature, and religion. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101  /ENGL 101A   Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 122.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of mythic literature.
  • Define and apply various literary terms in discussions of representative texts.
  • Summarize, respond to, explicate, and analyze mythic texts.
  • Demonstrate critical reading of texts and use a style appropriate for academic discourse.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the political, socio-cultural or historical contexts of a variety of mythic literature.
  • Demonstrate the ethical use of sources without necessarily using standard documentation procedures.

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