Spring 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Clarke             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  14460 
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ENGLT 304    Introduction to Poetry    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 introduces the art of poetry. It includes the interpretation and appreciation of poetry as a type of literature with careful attention to the elements of poetics, the various styles of poetry, and major poets and poetic movements.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  14458 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Angelone           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  13892 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11694 
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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 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Valle              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  15016 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  11690 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11692 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 C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines women as both creators of and characters in literature. It includes reading and analyzing literature from a broad range of periods, genres, and cultures. Works by both men and women are included, with emphasis on works written by women and the social and cultural contexts that produced those works.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  14462 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Campanelli         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  14462 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Sessano            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11696 
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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 C2; 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 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Rodgers            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  14880 
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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 15-May 18
Graphic Novels and Manga
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  16562 
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Units: 3
Hours: 54 hour LEC
Description: This course critically examines graphic novels and manga. The course explores the social, cultural, and historical contexts reflected in these mixed-media genres. The course analyzes thematic, character, and structural development and explores the relationship of image and text in this development. The course typically includes at least five full-length works as well as numerous background readings.

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011