Spring 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC Y.Price              El Dorado EDC A203       23288 
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ENGLT 311    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 surveys significant works of British authors from the beginning of Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century to the Moderns and Post-Moderns of the Twentieth Century, with consideration of the important aspects of English 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Fletcher           FLC MAIN FL2 211         30147 
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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 C2; 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 15-May 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Larry-Kearney      El Dorado EDC A211       23050 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Robinson           FLC MAIN FL5 14          22326 
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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 C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: ENGLT 402 is an intensive, university-level course transferable to both UC and CSU. 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, setting, theme, staging, and critical and directorial interpretation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Jones              FLC MAIN FL4 137         22328 
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Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2011