ENG 117 - History of Theater
Course Description: This course familiarizes students with the major periods of Western and non-Western world theatrical history and with the evolution of theatre between periods. Among others, the periods include Ancient Greek, Italian Renaissance, Elizabethan, French Classic, and Modern.
ISLOs: This course supports the developmen of Written and Oral Communication, Critical Thinking, Multicultural/Global Literacy, and Social Responsibility.
General Education Elective(s): Humanities; Literature
Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core curriculum General Education Requirement.
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Apply active and critical reading skills to the analysis and synthesis of a variety of college-level texts to examine theatrical practices from the Ancient Greek to the Modern Age
- Analyze the social, aesthetic, and personal value of theatre throughout the ages
- Read with literacy and insight, noting how scenes work within a dramatic structure
- Apply critical and textual analysis of ideas and philosophies through class discussion
- Write analytical papers about theatrical works
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