Introduction to Science Fiction   [Archived Catalog]
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2012-2013

ENGL 2379 - Introduction to Science Fiction

Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or its equivalent with a "C" or better and ENGL 1302 or its equivalent with a "C" or better.

Surveys readings representing major science fiction literary types that present the complications of human existence coupled with science and technology. The course examines the roots of science fiction writing, its growth, and its future. The course also examines ideas presented about the world, surveys the tools we may use to develop and transform it, and allows for development, discussion, and speculation about those tools. Ideologies may come from diverse disciplines, so investigation may encompass both traditional and non-traditional research topics. This is a writing intensive course.

Unique Need Course: Check with your transfer institution to verify acceptance of courses.

Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

CIP: 23.9999.77 12

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