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This junior-level course will allow students to sharpen their critical reading and thinking skills while examining twenty-first century issues in their global society. Required coursework will include reading a variety of world literature, including short stories, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and technical pieces. Writing will include completing a reflective essay, a research paper, and a persuasive essay, as well as other compositions. Students will also further their speaking skills through informal and formal presentations and evaluating the presentations of others.
Students will need to purchase the follow books:
House on Mango Street
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri