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The Metropolitan State University Literature and Language department recommends the following courses for students interested in poetry. 

  • HUM 311 Classical World: Greece
  • HUM 312 Classical World: Rome
  • HUM 313 Medieval Civilization
  • HUM 316 Romanticism
  • HUM 317 Modernism
  • HUM 321 Myth
  • LIT 100 Intro to Literature
  • LIT 300 Literary Analysis
  • LIT 307 Poetry
  • LIT 341 American Literature: Beginnings-1870
  • LIT 342 American Literature: 1870-Present
  • LIT 371 English Literature: Beginnings-1800
  • LIT 372 English Literature: 1800-Present
  • LIT 377 Shakespeare
  • MLS 620  Asian Poetic Forms (Fall 2009 only)
  • WRIT 251 Introduction to Creative Writing
    (short fiction, poetry)
  • WRIT 354 Writing Poetry

It is advised that you contact the instructor of courses without “poetry” specifically in the title to pre-determine how much course content is dedicated to poetry in a particular term.



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