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LEARNING COMMUNITY

English + History = 6 credit hours!

Meaning in the Margin: Gender, Race, and Class in the 20th Century
ENG 1302 and HIST 1302
SPRING 2019

In Learning Communities courses, professors team teach and connect the concepts of their disciplines under a common theme or question. You receive credit for each class as if you were taking traditional classes thus transfer and graduation credits are met.

What are some of the benefits of joining a Learning Community?

See the connections between courses

Experience a collaborative learning environment

Get to know your teachers and fellow students better

Enjoy a variety of learning experiences - discussions, group projects, field trips, lectures, service-learning


How do I register for learning communities?

The two courses that make up the learning community course are linked. If you enroll in one, you must enroll in the other. To register, enter both CRNs. Refer to the registration guide for CRNs.

You must always know the past, for there is no real was, there is only is.” 

William Faulkner

Faulkner understood history’s place in writing, and that the passage of time influences one’s own interpretation. In this learning community, students will see how history and literature/rhetoric complement each other. Essentially, literature is a product of its historical context; thus, studying history and English together provides students with a framework from which they can appreciate the intersection of culture and history. Along the way, students will see how history has influenced writing, rhetoric, and the production of images throughout the twentieth century. Students will also learn how to analyze, interpret, and research historical essays and documents. Not only will students learn about history when learning how to read critically, they will learn how to write in a rhetorical fashion from acclaimed and respected authors in history.