Late registration is open for courses with space available. You can browse our courses to look for availability, then sign up online.
Fall and yearlong courses begin on August 22.

Students Will Learn

  • How to read and analyze various American texts and determine the meaning, purpose, and effect of each text 
  • How to situate American literature within American history, and understand the latter’s effect on both fiction and nonfiction 
  • How to understand the American social milieu surrounding a literary work, and how to grapple with the text’s social implications 
  • How to thoughtfully participate in the “great conversation” of America’s melting pot and be an ambassador for peace and godly values 
  • How to interpret an author’s worldview and the effect it had on American identity and culture 
  • How to evaluate the literary and rhetorical devices used in poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction 
  • How to write clear and effective essays while utilizing MLA formatting and academic diction