Spring 2010 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 C; 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Rauschkolb         El Dorado EDC C214       18505 
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ENGLT 321    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative American literature from approximately 1865 (the post-Civil War period) to the present, with consideration of important aspects of American literary history. It begins with the end of the Romantic period and follows the rise of Realism and Modernism. The course may incorporate examples of local color, regionalism, social criticism, naturalism and determinism, and/or works by "Lost Generation" or modernist writers as well as contemporary authors and poets.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Danner             FLC MAIN FL1 7           31697 
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ENGLT 341    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; CSU Area C; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course involves a survey of significant masterpieces of modern literature from the middle of the seventeenth century to the present. 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, Jan 16-May 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Larry-Kearney      El Dorado EDC A211       18185 
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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 C; 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Robinson           FLC MAIN FL5 14          17349 
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ENGLT 402    Introduction to Shakespeare and Film    3 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will draw connections between traditional and contemporary literary genres as they read William Shakespeare's plays and critically analyze film versions of these plays. Students will read and analyze a selection of Shakespeare's histories, comedies, tragedies, and romances in the context of Elizabethan drama. Then they will view a variety of cinematic interpretations of these plays and compare and contrast such elements as plot, character, theme, staging, and critical and directorial interpretation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Jones              FLC MAIN FL5 113         17351 
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Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: April 30, 2010