ENG-232: Introduction to the Short Story

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Intro to the Short Story
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
ENG-131 with a C or better (Note: A "C-" grade is not transferable and is not accepted by some programs at HFC.)
Course Description

Focuses on reading, discussion, and written analysis of short stories in order to develop 1) skill in literary analysis and interpretation and 2) familiarity with the conventions of the short story. Stories are drawn from various literary traditions, although emphasis may be placed on the American tradition, which has been especially productive and influential. Emphasis may also be placed on the historical development of the short story as a distinct literary genre.

MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201 and F-138
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.