Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGLT 310    English Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative works in English literature from the Anglo-Saxon period through the eighteenth century. It traces the development of medieval, Renaissance, and Restoration prose, poetry, and drama, introducing methods of literary analysis and research. Historical movements and the cultural context of particular works and authors are also covered. Whenever possible, works are read in their entirety.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Rodgers            ARC MAIN D 211           12000 
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ENGLT 320    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative texts in American literature from the precolonial period to the Civil War. Texts include Native American myths, writing of the colonial period and the American Revolution, slave narratives, Romantic fiction, and poetry from the seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century. Whenever possible, texts are read in their entirety.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Cooper             ARC MAIN D 224           11996 
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ENGLT 321    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative literature from the post-Civil War period until the present. It begins with the end of the Romantic period and follows the rise of Realism. Prose includes local color and social criticism, fiction of the "Lost Generation," and contemporary fiction. Poetry includes the many movements from turn-of-the-century to contemporary. Whenever possible, texts are read in their entirety.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN D 220           11998 
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ENGLT 340    World Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys world literature in translation from antiquity through the early seventeenth century. In addition to significant works in the western tradition, masterpieces of nonwestern literature are studied. Ancient world cultures and historical movements are introduced, along with methods of literary analysis and research. The entire range of genres is represented and, whenever possible, works are read in their entirety.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Rodgers            ARC MAIN D 111           31003 
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ENGLT 345    Mythologies of the World    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This literature course provides an introduction to characters and themes in myths from world literature: sagas of heroes, creation stories, and journeys to death and rebirth. It explores the metaphors of the stories, metaphors which continue to captivate readers many years later and influence characters and stories in modern literature and culture.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN D 207           11992 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN D 224           11994 Textbook


ENGLT 370    Children and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the best literature, past and present, created for children, and of the criteria for selecting, evaluating, and discussing children's literature. It includes discussion of the history of children's literature and of current issues such as censorship, literacy, and multicultural diversity. The course is intended for prospective teachers, preschool teachers, early childhood education (ECE) majors, parents, and anyone who is or will be in frequent contact with children. It includes reading to children in a formal group setting, which may include an off-campus location.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Sessano            ARC MAIN D 224           12002 
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T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN D 222           31004 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Klier               TBA TBA                 31004 Textbook


ENGLT 378    Young Adult Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents an overview of young adult literature and is designed to incorporate the ever changing nature of this genre. The literature addressed reflects the themes of interest to young people. Topics include a review of the history of young adult literature, readings of contemporary award-winning young adult literature, as well as a look at some of the classics from the past. Censorship concerns and culturally diverse selections also form a core part of the course. Authors may include S. E. Hinton, Will Hobbs, Karen Hesse, Richard Peck, Paul Zindel, J. K. Rowling, Sandra Cisneros, Lois Lowry, John Knowles, and J. D. Salinger. This course includes an analysis of literary elements, an examination of authors' style and content, and reflection on what makes a piece of literature a classic.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN D 224           13998 
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ENGLT 392    Science Fiction and Fantasy    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the literature of science fiction and fantasy. It includes the roots of these genres and surveys development into their contemporary forms. Topics may include selections from television, film, anime, short stories, and novels.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN D 213           12570 
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ENGLT 403    Film Adaptations    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the processes, problems, and successes of adapting literary, stage, and previous film material into films. It discusses faithful and unfaithful adaptations through reading the original texts and viewing the adapted films with an awareness of their historical and cultural contexts. The course analyzes intention, creative distinctions, and the limits and strengths of each medium.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Logan              ARC MAIN D 205           14770 
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Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010