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2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 06, 2022
 
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ENGLIT 0363 - PUMPED: LITERATURE AND SPORTS


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
A course that draws on selected fiction, documentary, and non-fiction. This class explores sports as they appear in literary texts. It also examines the cultural, social, and economic effects of sports. Students also focus on applying critical reading skills to appreciating the literary value of the written works about various sporting events. While attempting to find connections between how cultures value sports and how those values come to define the culture itself, students are also challenged to connect what they learn with real world situations.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Seminar
Grade Component: LG/SU3 Elective Basis


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