ENGL210 - Introduction to Literature

Course Details

Course Code: ENGL210 Course ID: 5226 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Do you enjoy horror, romantic, adventure, or science fiction stories? Do you find song lyrics poetic? Have you ever fancied yourself a director, debater, or film critic? Many APUS students have been enthralled with ENGL210 – a special course that gives students access to many worlds, plots, themes, and voices. You will enter the deep catacombs of Italy, feel the thrill of detective work, relish in the beauty of lyrical poetry, and experience historical events through a first-person perspective. Also, in ENGL210, you will feel what it is like to be a critic, director, author, and audience member. Come join an entertaining way to gain insight into the human experience!

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/29/2023 - 11/03/2023 11/06/2023 - 12/31/2023 November Fall 2023 Session I 8 Week session
06/26/2023 - 12/01/2023 12/04/2023 - 01/28/2024 December Fall 2023 Session D 8 Week session
07/31/2023 - 12/29/2023 01/01/2024 - 02/25/2024 January Winter 2024 Session B 8 Week session
08/28/2023 - 02/02/2024 02/05/2024 - 03/31/2024 February Winter 2024 Session I 8 Week session
09/25/2023 - 03/01/2024 03/04/2024 - 04/28/2024 March Winter 2024 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

1. Identify distinctions between forms of literature.

2. Explain personal responses to literature.

3. Differentiate between forms of literary criticism.

4. Analyze works of literature for larger cultural and historical meaning.

5. Examine scholarly secondary sources.

6. Produce researched literary interpretations.

Late Assignments

Students are expected to submit assignments by the due dates listed in the classroom. Late assignments, including but not limited to Assignments, Discussions, posts and responses, quizzes, and exams, may or may not be accepted after the course end date. Submitting an assignment after the due date may result in a penalty of up to 10% of the grade per day late, not to exceed a maximum 50% of the grade. The amount of the penalty is at the faculty member’s discretion. Faculty recognize that students have limited time and may be more flexible if potential delays are communicated ahead of time.*

*Doctoral and Programs with specialty accreditation may have different late policies.

**Students with DSA accommodations may have different late policies applied. For more information regarding our DSA services, please contact [email protected].

NameGrade %
Discussions 40.00%
Week 1 Discussion 5.71%
Week 3 Discussion 5.71%
Week 5 Discussion 5.71%
Week 6 Discussion 5.71%
Week 8 Discussion 5.71%
Week 2 and 3- Classroom Project 5.71%
Weeks 4 and 5 Classroom Project 5.71%
Assignments 60.00%
PowerPoint Presentation 20.00%
Short Essay 20.00%
Research Project 20.00%

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.