Literature and the Art of the Narrative

Literature and the Art of the Narrative


Course Description

This course will survey various narrative techniques across a broad spectrum of genres, including novels, short stories, graphic novels and comic books, television, and the movies. The student will examine how we tell stories, but also ask the question why narrative is so integral to the human condition.
Prerequisite: English 132 with a grade of C or better, assessment test placement or consent of instructor.

Next course starts: 10-1-17
Late enrollment through: 10-14-17
Drop date: 10-8-17
Course end date: 11-25-17

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Course Name: Literature and the Art of the Narrative

Course Code: Humanities 242

Credits: 3 Semester

Transcript:

Yes. Your transcript will come from the records office at United States University. They are regionally accredited and award semester credits.

Transfer: 4 year degree applicable

Your college will require any class you wish to transfer to them to be from a regionally accredited college that awards academic semester or quarter credits.They will also want the course description of the course to match their own. United States University is regionally accredited and issues academic semester credits. Our course description will match or exceed your college's description; thus, your college will most likely accept the course and apply it towards your degree. If you would like pre-approval from your school, please send your counselor or registrar's office the link at the bottom of this page.Your college may be one of the many schools that we are associated with, so check the Associated School link before asking for pre-approval. (K-12 use)

Enrollment Schedule:

This class has hard start and stop dates, and does NOT have rolling enrollment as most of the courses. View the schedule.

Class Limit: 30
There is limited space in this class, so please sign up as soon as possible to ensure you have a virtual seat in the class.

Required Textbook:

IMPORTANT! Make sure you order your books using overnight delivery! You are required to use your books on the first day of class for assignment #1. Not having your books on time means you will quickly fall behind in the course.
1. Joyce, James. Dubliners. Dover Thrift Publishing.
2. Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness. Dover Thrift Publishing.
3. Brooks, Max. The Harlem Hellfighters. Broadway Books.
4. Bechdel, Alison. Funhome: A Family Tragicomic. Mariner Books.
5. Students will also need access to Netflix, similar streaming media services, or a video rental source.

Grading Mode:

Standard Letter Grade

Proctored Final: No

A research paper is due.


Application Fee: $0

Other Fees: $0

Full Course Price: $525.00

Payment Plan: First payment of $292.25 and a second payment 30 days later of $239.75.

Note: Payment Plan option is broken down into two payments. The first payment is 55% and the second payment, due 30 days later, is 45% of the total course cost. Payment Plan includes a $7.00 convenience fee split between the two payments.

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Course Requirements:

  • Must have Internet access.
  • Must have access to email.
  • Omega MathTM Classes - Must be at or above a 7th grade reading level. Remaining courses require at least a 12 grade reading level.

Pre-approval from your college

Westcott Courses is the teacher of the course, and United States University in Chula Vista California is the college that will issue the transcript. If you would like to make sure your college will accept this course from US University, you can ask your school for pre-approval. Send the link below to your counselor or registrar's office and request pre-approval for the course code above through United States University.

The link goes to the course description on US University's site. It is also a dot edu which tells your college that US University is regionally accredited. Therefore, this link has everything your college needs in order to approve the course. Make sure you come back to this page to register. Since you are not a regular student at the University, you must register through this site.

US Universities Catalog Course Description (Course descriptions start on page 101.)

Course Name: Literature and the Art of the Narrative

Course Code: none

Credits: 0

Transcript:

A certificate of completion is issued from Omega Math. This course under the non-credit option does not go through one of our partner universities; thus, a transcript is not included with the course.

Transfer:

If you would like to take this class for personal enrichment, the non-credit course is the exact same class as the credit course; it is just less expensive since it is not sent through our partner university for credit. If you want to transfer the course to your college, you will need to enroll under the semester credit option. If you would like pre-approval from your school, please send your counselor or registrar's office the link to this page. The non-credit courses can also be used to learn the material and then receive credit at a home college using Credit by Examination. (K-12 use)

Enrollment Schedule:

This class has hard start and stop dates, and does NOT have rolling enrollment as most of the courses. View the schedule.

Class Limit: 30
There is limited space in this class, so please sign up as soon as possible to ensure you have a virtual seat in the class.

Required Textbook:

IMPORTANT! Make sure you order your books using overnight delivery! You are required to use your books on the first day of class for assignment #1. Not having your books on time means you will quickly fall behind in the course.
1. Joyce, James. Dubliners. Dover Thrift Publishing.
2. Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness. Dover Thrift Publishing.
3. Brooks, Max. The Harlem Hellfighters. Broadway Books.
4. Bechdel, Alison. Funhome: A Family Tragicomic. Mariner Books.
5. Students will also need access to Netflix, similar streaming media services, or a video rental source.

Grading Mode:

Standard Letter Grade

Proctored Final: No

A research paper is due.


Application Fee: $0

Other Fees: $0

Full Course Price: $325.00

Payment Plan: First payment of $182.25 and a second payment 30 days later of $149.75.

Note: Payment Plan option is broken down into two payments. The first payment is 55% and the second payment, due 30 days later, is 45% of the total course cost. Payment Plan includes a $7.00 convenience fee split between the two payments.

Enroll Now


Helpful Links

Course Requirements:

  • Must have Internet access.
  • Must have access to email.
  • Omega MathTM Classes - Must be at or above a 7th grade reading level. Remaining courses require at least a 12 grade reading level.

Pre-approval from your college

Westcott Courses/Omega Math is the teacher of the course, and a certificate of completion is issued. A course under the non-credit option cannot be used towards college graduation; however, it may be able to be used as a prerequisite at some colleges, such as College of the Desert, and/or graduate programs. View the Associated College page to see if your school is listed. If your school is not on this list, then ask your counselor for pre-approval by sending him/her the link to this page. If your school is not on our list, they will most likely want the official transcript and semester credits from our credit option.


1 Meets the math requirement for a 2 or 4 year degree.

3 Certification of Completion from Omega Math and Westcott Courses.