Fall 2011 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ENGLT 303    Introduction to the Short Story    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: This course introduces students to the short story genre, and involves a close study of this genre's role in literary history. Students will read, analyze, and discuss short stories by predominantly American and British authors, but include authors from other countries who have been significant to this genre. Thematic emphasis will focus on the connections between literature, culture, and human experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC Y.Price              FLC MAIN FL1 206         22196 
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ENGLT 340    World Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300 via 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 course involves a survey of significant masterpieces of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance literature from the Hebrew Bible to John Milton's Paradise Lost. Students will analyze numerous works of literature, comparing ideas across time, place, and culture and making connections between different literary works and between different literary periods.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Fletcher           FLC MAIN FL1 204         22198 
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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 compare and contrast myths from different cultures and analyze various themes, including: the goddess culture, the nature of creation, the dying and reviving god, and the hero's journey. In addition, students will identify Judaeo-Christian themes in various myths and evaluate the myths' 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
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C214       22072 
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ENGLT 360    Women in Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or 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 a survey of literature from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century, designed for students who are interested in examining the writing of women and their roles in literature, both as writers and as protagonists. Emphasis will be placed on literature that develops protagonists and explores literary themes found in these works, such as: women representative of or in conflict with their societies; women and power; women as daughters, wives, mothers, leaders; independence vs. dependence; women in relation to men and to each other. Over the course of the semester, students will also explore related issues as discovered in the readings, including ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, classism, gender construction, gender inequity, and religious differences. The literary selections may include essays, biographies, short stories, novels, poems, and plays. These works will be considered in their historical contexts as well. This course transfers to both the UC and CSU systems and thus is taught at the university level.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Sapra              FLC MAIN FL5 13          22194 
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Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: November 30, 2011