Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGLT 310    English Literature I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301, 303, or 481
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 contexts of particular works and authors are also covered. Whenever possible, works are read in their entirety. (C-ID ENGL 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN Portable 611    10600 
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ENGLT 311    English Literature II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301 or 481
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 late eighteenth century through the present, covering the Romantic, Victorian, modernist, and postmodern periods. Prose, poetry, and drama are represented, and whenever possible, works are read in their entirety. (C-ID ENGL 165)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC K.O'Brien            ARC MAIN Portable 611    12190 
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ENGLT 320    American Literature I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301, 303, or 481
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 and introduces students to a literary tradition born from many languages and ethnicities. Considering a variety of contexts, it examines writing as a device to reflect and create a rapidly changing world marked by political revolution, expanding commerce, and the rise of print culture. Readings--from a variety of fictional and nonfictional texts--and discussion highlight the multicultural nature of American literature and society. Whenever possible, texts are read in their entirety. (C-ID ENGL 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC A.Bradford           ARC MAIN Portable 611    10599 
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ENGLT 321    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301 or 303
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 American literature from the post-Civil War period until the present, with consideration of important aspects of American literary history. Readings--from a variety of stories, novels, plays, and poetry--and discussion highlight the multicultural nature of American literature and society. (C-ID ENGL 135)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN Portable 611    11838 
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ENGLT 340    World Literature I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301 or 481
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. (C-ID ENGL 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Bell               ARC MAIN Portable 611    11839 
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ENGLT 382    Introduction to Dramatic Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301 or 481
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces drama as a type of literature. Plays from various historical periods and cultures are covered, with an emphasis on the analysis of plot, characterization, setting, theme, and other literary elements of drama. Attendance at a live theater production is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Lovering           ARC MAIN Portable 611    19086 
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ENGLT 392    Science Fiction and Fantasy    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 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 an exploration of the roots of these genres--the fantastic, the Gothic, terror and horror--and the development of their diverse contemporary forms. Texts may include selections from television, film, anime, short stories, and novels.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN Portable 611    19087 
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ENGLT 403    Film Adaptations    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN Portable 611    19088 
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ENGLT 495    Independent Studies in Literature    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Logan               TBA TBA                 12574 
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Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 2, 2017