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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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ENGL 600 - Introduction to Graduate Studies


Units: 4
Introduction to the major research tools for the study of English; survey and evaluation of various methods in literary criticism. Required for M.A. in English.

Equivalent Quarter Course: ENGL 6001.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to analyze and interpret literary and critical texts in clear and cogent prose.
  2. Discuss 2-3 theoretical perspectives about literature and apply these to the literature we read.
  3. Prepare a 5-page prospectus for a research seminar paper that demonstrates facility with conducting research in traditional and nontraditional ways, including writing an Annotated Bibliography of at least 7 critical secondary sources.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to locate 2 upcoming literary conferences appropriate for presenting the research topic they developed in the prospectus.
  5. Work collaboratively in class presentations and independently on research paper of 12-15 pages.




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