AALS | Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

English

ENG 1200 American Literature

Credits : 3

This course covers selected works in American literature from the 1880’s to the Present. Emphasis is placed on the historical, cultural, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. The aim of this course is to give the student an overview of American writers, literature, and literary trends. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works within their historical and cultural context.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Use selected literary terms in oral and written discussion of literature.
  • Apply appropriate rhetorical strategies in formal essays.
  • Prepare fully developed, coherent multi-paragraph essays on literary topics.
  • Analyze selected works using critical reading skills.
  • Express convincing interpretations of selected literature.
  • Develop logical connections between literature and life experiences.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Compare and contrast two similar literary styles
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Humanities

ENG 1200 American Literature

Credits : 3

This course covers selected works in American literature from the 1880’s to the Present. Emphasis is placed on the historical, cultural, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. The aim of this course is to give the student an overview of American writers, literature, and literary trends. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works within their historical and cultural context.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Use selected literary terms in oral and written discussion of literature.
  • Apply appropriate rhetorical strategies in formal essays.
  • Prepare fully developed, coherent multi-paragraph essays on literary topics.
  • Analyze selected works using critical reading skills.
  • Express convincing interpretations of selected literature.
  • Develop logical connections between literature and life experiences.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Compare and contrast two similar literary styles
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Mathematics

ENG 1200 American Literature

Credits : 3

This course covers selected works in American literature from the 1880’s to the Present. Emphasis is placed on the historical, cultural, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. The aim of this course is to give the student an overview of American writers, literature, and literary trends. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works within their historical and cultural context.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Use selected literary terms in oral and written discussion of literature.
  • Apply appropriate rhetorical strategies in formal essays.
  • Prepare fully developed, coherent multi-paragraph essays on literary topics.
  • Analyze selected works using critical reading skills.
  • Express convincing interpretations of selected literature.
  • Develop logical connections between literature and life experiences.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Compare and contrast two similar literary styles
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Natural Science

ENG 1200 American Literature

Credits : 3

This course covers selected works in American literature from the 1880’s to the Present. Emphasis is placed on the historical, cultural, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. The aim of this course is to give the student an overview of American writers, literature, and literary trends. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works within their historical and cultural context.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Use selected literary terms in oral and written discussion of literature.
  • Apply appropriate rhetorical strategies in formal essays.
  • Prepare fully developed, coherent multi-paragraph essays on literary topics.
  • Analyze selected works using critical reading skills.
  • Express convincing interpretations of selected literature.
  • Develop logical connections between literature and life experiences.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Compare and contrast two similar literary styles
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Social Science

ENG 1200 American Literature

Credits : 3

This course covers selected works in American literature from the 1880’s to the Present. Emphasis is placed on the historical, cultural, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. The aim of this course is to give the student an overview of American writers, literature, and literary trends. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works within their historical and cultural context.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Use selected literary terms in oral and written discussion of literature.
  • Apply appropriate rhetorical strategies in formal essays.
  • Prepare fully developed, coherent multi-paragraph essays on literary topics.
  • Analyze selected works using critical reading skills.
  • Express convincing interpretations of selected literature.
  • Develop logical connections between literature and life experiences.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Compare and contrast two similar literary styles
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