Spring 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGLT 304    Introduction to Poetry    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 480, AND ENGWR 301, ENGWR 303 or ENGWR 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 19-May 22

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECG.RoadcapARC MAIN DaviesHall 21019515Textbook

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 19-May 22

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECK.O'BrienARC MAIN Portable 613B11539Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECK.QuirarteARC MAIN Portable 613B10826Textbook

ENGLT 320    American 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 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 19-May 22

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.CooperARC MAIN Portable 613B11540Textbook

ENGLT 321    American Literature II    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 19-May 22

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECM.DiazARC MAIN DaviesHall 21010433Textbook

ENGLT 338    Native American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 480, AND ENGWR 301, ENGWR 303, or ENGWR 481
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 19-May 22

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.ValleARC MAIN DaviesHall 21019516Textbook
This course is part of the Four Directions College Success Program at ARC and the Native Student Support Initiative. This program provides supportive instruction and resources centered on the American Indian college student experience. The instruction in ENGLT 338 connects to the services, activities, and staff of the ARC Native American Resource Center located in Davies Hall 229E - Video Tour:
https://youtu.be/IKyD5mqhHNA . The program has a transfer emphasis and includes collaboration with a wide network of Native college recruiters. You may contact Prof. Jesus Valle for more information about this course and the support program: vallej@arc.losrios.edu . This course is open to all students.


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 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.MorganARC MAIN DaviesHall 21011372Textbook

ENGLT 370    Children and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
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. This 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.EnglerARC MAIN DaviesHall 21019517Textbook

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 19-May 22

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Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018