Spring 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGLT 304    Introduction to Poetry    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 introduces the art of poetry. It includes the analysis 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. Poetic theories and poems by a wide variety of traditional and contemporary poets as well poetic theory are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Arellano           ARC MAIN Portable 611    19277 
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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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN Portable 611    11892 
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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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Angelone           ARC MAIN Portable 611    10989 
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ENGLT 320    American Literature    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, Jan 14-May 17
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN Portable 611    11893 
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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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Diaz               ARC MAIN Portable 611    10504 
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ENGLT 338    Native American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 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 examines a range of Native American perspectives as expressed through autobiography, fiction, poetry, and drama. Emphasis is placed on Native authorship. The literature highlights the survival strategies of indigenous cultures in the face of historical and present day colonization. This course examines how Native literature is a reflection of the social and cultural movements that have shaped, been shaped by, and interacted with the Native community. Included are samples of Native literary voices from North, South, and Central America. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Valle              ARC MAIN Portable 611    19278 
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ENGLT 341    World 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 surveys world literature in translation from the late seventeenth century to the present. In addition to significant works in the Western tradition, masterpieces of non-Western literature from Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Central and South America are studied. The entire range of genres is represented, and, whenever possible, works are read in their entirety. (C-ID ENGL 145)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN Portable 611    11675 
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ENGLT 365    Introduction to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2016); CSU Area C2; CSU Area D4; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4D
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative literature concerning gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (GLBTQ) themes and issues as written by or about GLBTQ people from throughout its literary history to the present day. The comprehensive literary study includes analysis of significant historical and cultural influences.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Howe               ARC MAIN Portable 611    13086 
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ENGLT 370    Children and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of high-quality 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 current issues such as censorship, literacy, multiculturalism, and diversity. The course is intended for prospective teachers, early childhood education (ECE) majors, librarians, parents, those interested in writing or publishing children's books, and those who enjoy children's literature. It includes reading to children in a formal group setting, which may include an off-campus location.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Engler             ARC MAIN Portable 611    19279 
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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, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Logan               TBA TBA                 12720 
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Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2017