Fall 2012 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 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  13094 
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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 25-Dec 20
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  10785 
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ENGLT 311    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 is a survey of representative works in English literature from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, covering the Romantic, Victorian, modernist, and postmodern periods. Prose, poetry, and drama are represented, and whenever possible, works are read in their entirety.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC V.Connors            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  19014 
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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 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Cooper             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  10784 
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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 25-Dec 20
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  19015 
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ENGLT 327    Literature of California    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the literature of California in the context of its ethnic, social, political, geographical, and intellectual history. It covers a wide range of multi-ethnic, multicultural, and cross-cultural literature (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoirs, and essays), such as Native American legends, early California exploration accounts, prose and poetry from the California heartland, Hollywood crime fiction, with emphasis on what makes the California experience unique.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Logan              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  19016 
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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 25-Dec 20
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  19017 
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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 25-Dec 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  10783 
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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 25-Dec 20
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11445 
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Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012