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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 296 - The Bible as Literature

Credit Hours: 3

A study of selections from the Hebrew and Greek testaments, exploring the historical and literary use of the Bible as a text and in other literature.

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 and oral discussion, an understanding of the Western literary traditions inspired by the Bible and of related concepts;
  • demonstrate, through written and oral discussion, a knowledge of the genres in the Bible;
  • write a paper based on primary and secondary sources investigating a topic related to the literary components of the two testaments; and
  • present an oral report on the paper.

Cycles (C, N, S)