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ENG 120S Critical Writing - Learning Community

Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 110 or permission of Department Chair.

Course Description: This learning community will examine the role and place of science in society. The course will focus on such issues as the acceptance of science and scientific principles in society and representations of science and the scientist in Western literature. Among works that will be discussed are New Atlantis (Francis Bacon); Brave New World (Aldous Husley); Frankenstein (Mary Shelley); Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson); Gulliver’s Travels (Jonathan Swift); Journey to the Center of the Earth (Jules Verne); War of the Worlds (H. G. Wells); When Worlds Collide (Philip Wylie).

Credits

4 credits

Prerequisite

ENG 101 Min Grade D or ENG 110 Min Grade D

Corequisite

SCI 110S