4 Credits, 4 Contacts

This course is intended to acquaint students with the myths, legends and folklore of a variety of world cultures, both ancient and modern. Special attention will be focused on the historical and cultural context in which specific myths have developed. The course is designed to increase students’ critical thinking through the analysis of myths leading to a better understanding of some of the universal concerns of humankind that have been creatively expressed in myth throughout the world.

Prerequisite: ENG 121