LIT 3 Multicultural American Literature
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Analyzes the representative contributions of diverse groups to American literature and culture. Covering a wide spectrum of historical periods and literary genres, the course will focus on issues of ethnic identity, assimilation, acculturation, cultural pluralism, and family and gender roles in order to heighten awareness of diversity in America. Representative literature may include that of or by Black Americans, Latino/a Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, LGBTQ Americans, and people with differing abilities and religions.