ENG 2300

3 Credits

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Prerequisite: ENG 1510.

GE Outcomes: Aesthetic Awareness

Students will distinguish between science fiction and fantasy. In addition to reading a variety of texts from each genre, students will consider the history of science fiction and fantasy, their cultural role and impact, and critical approaches by which they can be interpreted. Selected trends and schools of thought, such as hard and soft science fiction, anthropological, speculative, cyberpunk, quest fantasy, dark fantasy, and alternative history will be considered within the context of global environment.