Spring 2014 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 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.O'Brien            ARC MAIN Portable 612    18837 
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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 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN Portable 612    11481 
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ENGLT 308    The Graphic Novel and Manga    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 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 18-May 21
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Lyman              ARC MAIN Portable 612    18838 
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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. (C-ID ENGL 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN Portable 612    12890 
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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 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Logan              ARC MAIN Portable 612    11311 
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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. (C-ID ENGL 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN Portable 612    12891 
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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. (C-ID ENGL 135)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Burchett           ARC MAIN Portable 612    10631 
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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 18-May 21
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN Portable 612    12481 
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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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN Portable 612    18871 
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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 18-May 21
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Collins            ARC MAIN Portable 612    13156 
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Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014