Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGLT 300    Introduction to Fiction    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 covers the study of fiction as a type of literature. The course typically examines at least twenty short stories and at least three novels, critically analyzing plot, setting, character, theme, and style. The course includes fiction written in English, as well as fiction in translation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  29524 
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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 20-Dec 15
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Rodgers            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11798 
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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 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Cooper             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11794 
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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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11790 
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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 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Sessano            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11800 
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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 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  13446 
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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 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  29496 
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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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Logan              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 205  14078 
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Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011