ENG-246: Introduction to Children’s Literature

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2019
Title when registering
Intro to Children's Literature
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces the forms, themes, history, and uses of literature written for children ages three to twelve. Students learn to evaluate and select literature critically and understand its use in preschool, elementary, and middle school classrooms. Genres to be studied include traditional fiction/folktales, contemporary realistic fiction, picture books, fantasy/science fiction, historical fiction, biography, nonfiction, and poetry/verse.

Pre-requisites
ENG-132 with a C grade or better (Note: A C- grade is not transferable and is not accepted by some programs at HFC.)
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