Feb 29, 2024  
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EN 251 - Multicultural American Literature for Children

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: Students will study children’s literature of African American, Native American, Latino, Asian, Jewish, and Middle Eastern cultures. Genres include traditional literature, poetry, historical fiction, nonfiction, and contemporary literature. Through their studies, students will develop a heightened awareness of the needs of people living in a multicultural society. Students will also learn how to recognize stereotypes found in multicultural literature and learn how to select authentic, worthwhile multicultural literature for children. Recommended Skills: Writing ability and oral communication skills

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: Humanities

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