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Course Descriptions


ENGL 118: Children’s Literature

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of ENGL 101 with a grade of C or better
AND
-Placement at college level reading

An introduction to a wide variety of children’s literature, which may include such genres as fantasy, fairy tales, folklore, myths and legends, poetry, nonsense rhymes, historical fiction, picture books, and so forth. The course defines the parameters of children’s literature as literature for, about, or by children from infancy to the pre-teen years. The course encourages critical thinking and development of analytical and evaluative strategies that are used in the understanding of children’s literature. 3 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.