Fall 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ENGLT 310    English 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; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course involves a close study of significant works of major British authors from the Beowulf poet through Samuel Johnson, with consideration of the important aspects of British literary history. In this course, students will read and analyze numerous literary works relevant to literature as a whole and to British culture in particular, making connections between various literary periods.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Fletcher           FLC MAIN FL1 204         19082 
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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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Fletcher           FLC MAIN FL1 204         15783 
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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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C214       15728 
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ENGLT 370    Children and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the best 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 of current issues such as censorship, literacy, and multicultural diversity. The course is intended for prospective K-8 teachers, preschool teachers, early childhood education (ECE) majors, parents, and anyone who is or will be in frequent contact with children. It may include reading to children in a small group setting, which could include an off-campus location.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Larry-Kearney      FLC MAIN FL1 7           19081 
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Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: December 4, 2012