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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 215 - Appalachian Literature

Credit Hour(s): 3
A study of the literary and cultural traditions of the southern Appalachian region, focusing on regional identity, cultural diversity, and environmental issues. With some background on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century traditions and folklore, the course emphasizes twentieth-century authors such as James Still, Harriet Arnow, Lee Smith, Denise Giardina, George Ella Lyon, Marilou Awiakta, Richard Chase, and Frank X Walker. 3 Credit(s).

This course is designated as a sophomore literature course and meets the Literature Liberal Arts Requirement.
If a student takes a second sophomore literature course and earns a “C” or higher in it, the course may be used to fulfill three credits of the Writing Intensive graduation requirement for Ferrum College. A student cannot earn a grade of “C” or higher in this course unless he or she earns a “C” or better on the writing assignments required by the course. Course sometimes taught as an E-Term course.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 102  with a grade of “C” or higher.
Course Session Cycle: FA
Course Yearly Cycle: EVEN



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