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LIT 145 - Introduction to the Short Story

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite: Enrollment requires appropriate placement (based on high school GPA and/or other measures), or eligibility for college composition
Advisory:It is advised that students be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit), CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: LIT 145 or LIT 145H)

This course is designed for students interested in exploring short fiction from a variety of different periods and traditions in order to increase appreciation, understanding, and enjoyment of its various forms and techniques. Students will compare and contrast authors’ works in writing and class discussion. The course emphasizes the short story as a genre from the Nineteenth century to the present.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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