Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  11913 
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ENGLT 308    The Graphic Novel and Manga    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours 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, analyzing thematic, character, and structural development and exploring 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  19511 
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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 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Logan              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  11698 
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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 14-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  10781 
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ENGLT 341    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 the mid-seventeenth century to the present. In addition to significant works in the western tradition, masterpieces of nonwestern literature are studied. The entire range of genres is represented, and, whenever possible, works are read in their entirety.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  19512 
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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 14-May 16
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  10780 
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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 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 225  20507 
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ENGLT 380    Introduction to Shakespeare    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 provides an introduction to Shakespeare's works. Six to ten plays, representing the range of Shakespeare's achievement, are covered. Topics include strategies for reading Shakespeare's English and contemporary approaches to interpreting the plays. Field trips to live Shakespearean performances may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Collins            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  12095 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012