Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGLT 300    Introduction to Fiction    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C; 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 will examine a wide range of fiction, critically analyzing plot, setting, character, theme, and style. The course will include British and American works, as well as fiction in translation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Clarke             ARC MAIN D 222           27513 
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ENGLT 304    Introduction to Poetry    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Designed to introduce the are of poetry, this course includes analysis and appreciation of poetry as a type of literature, a thorough study of various kinds of poetry, and a brief survey of major poets and movements. It focuses on how to react as a reader and how to help give poetry meaning in the light of one's accumulated feelings, interests, and ideas.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN D 222           27511 
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ENGLT 311    English Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C; 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Logan              ARC MAIN D 224           26795 
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ENGLT 321    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C; 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 stories. Poetry includes the many movements from turn-of-the-century to contemporary.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN D 224           24247 
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ENGLT 338    Native American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area I and VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the living Native American experience as expressed through Native works of autobiography, fiction, poetry, film, and historical texts. Emphasis is placed on indigenous world views and perspectives. Highlighted are comparisons between the evolving culture of European Americans and that of Native Americans. The course examines how Native literature is a reflection of the historical and cultural movements that have shaped, been shaped by, and interacted with the Native community. Included are samples of Native literary voices from tribes from all areas of the Americas, North, South, and Central. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Valle              ARC MAIN D 225           28249 
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ENGLT 341    World Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the literature of the world from the eighteenth century to the present, with emphasis on European literature. It is designed to establish an understanding of the philosophies of the various cultural periods, as well as the tempers of the classicism, romanticism, and realism in literature and the related arts.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN D 222           32076 
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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 C; 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN D 225           24243 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN D 224           24245 Textbook


ENGLT 360    Women in Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The roles women have played both as creators and as protagonists in the art of fiction will be examined in this course. This course includes reading and evaluating literature from a wide range of times, places, and ethnic groups, by both men and women, although emphasis will be on works written by women.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN D 225           27515 
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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 C
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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Sessano            ARC MAIN D 224           24249 
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W         10:30AM-11:45AM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN D 207           26479 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN Online          26479 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ENGLT 380    Introduction to Shakespeare    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of eight to ten representative dramatic works of Shakespeare and related literary criticism. It includes an examination of the Elizabethan worldview as a context for the plays. Attendance at live Shakespearean performances may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Rodgers            ARC MAIN D 103           28053 
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ENGLT 499    Experimental Offering in Literature    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will provide a study of a concentrated area of literature. For example, courses might be offered in a particular genre (for example, the sonnet or the fairy tale), author, literary period (for example, the Harlem Renaissance), or theme (for example, The Monster in Literature). Individual course descriptions are provided in the class schedule.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Graphic Novels and Manga
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN D 205           32528 
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Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010