Fall 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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ENGLT 310    English Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Study of significant works of major English authors from Beowulf through Samuel Johnson, with consideration of the most important aspects of English literary history.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Hooper             CRC MAIN BS 112A         17774 
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ENGLT 320    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Survey of the more representative works in American literature from the beginning through the Civil War.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Carter             CRC MAIN BS 112B         20166 
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ENGLT 336    Race and Ethnicity in Contemporary American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
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 class will examine literature written in the United States during the last 50 years in which the issues of race and racism, ethnicity and ethnocentrism, and culture and assimilation predominate the thematic concerns. All genres will be examined, as well as writers from many of the ethnic groups in America, including African Americans, Mexican Americans, Native Americans, and Asian Americans.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Lewis              CRC MAIN BS 128          19258 
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ENGLT 345    Mythologies of the World    3 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGWR 300.
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 some of the myths underlying the western world view, and recognizes diversity and commonality in myths from Middle Eastern, Native North American, African, Asian, and South American cultures. Students analyze, contrast, and compare myths on topics including the goddess culture, creation, the hero's journey, Judaeo-Christian themes, the dying god, and psychological applications. From this process, they will gain an understanding of ethnocentrism, ethnicity and racism and the impact of these on the American experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Coelho             CRC MAIN BS 114          20168 
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ENGLT 360    Women in Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; Eligibility for ENGWR 300.
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 is designed for women and men who are interested in examining the roles women have occupied in literature, both as writers and as protagonists. Emphasis will be placed on literature that develops protagonists and explores literary themes that focus on women's experiences in childhood, adolescence, marriage, childbirth and child rearing, death, love, dependence, independence, and their own creativity. Female authors and protagonists from Western, Eastern, and Third World countries will be included. Male authors may also be included. Over the course of the semester, students will examine issues of ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, classism, gender inequity, and religious differences that are raised in the literature under discussion. In order to develop a sense of cultural tolerance to such issues, the literature will include a variety of genres, such as short stories, novels, plays, and poetry, the emphasis to be determined by the instructor.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Hansen             CRC MAIN LRC 202         19976 
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ENGLT 370    Children and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed primarily for parents, prospective teachers, preschool workers and those in frequent contact with children and/or interested in literature written for children. Topics include wide reading of historical and contemporary children's literature, criteria for selection, and practice in storytelling and oral reading.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Gale               CRC MAIN LRC 202         20550 
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Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011