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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 294 - Mythology

Credit Hours: 3

A study of the major mythic stories and archetypal themes which continually reappear in literature as subject matter, symbols and allusions.

Fulfills the following SUNY General Education categories: 

  • The Arts
  • Humanities

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate, through written work and oral discussion, an understanding of the archetypes, internal and external myths;
  • demonstrate, through written work and oral discussion, a knowledge of the uses of mythology in the genres of Western literature;
  • write a research paper investigating primary and secondary sources and offering an in-depth comparison of similar myths or a discussion of the resurgence of one archetypal myth in a particular historical period or in popular culture; and
  • present an oral report on the paper.

Cycles (C, N, S)