Fall 2015 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ENGLT 303    Introduction to the Short Story    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement 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: This course is designed to introduce students to the art of the short story. It will provide a history of the short story and distinguishing characteristics of the genre. The emphasis will be on the connection between literature and the human experience. The purpose will be to help students develop an appreciation, understanding, and knowledge of literature.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Doersch            SCC MAIN BUS 239         17627 
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ENGLT 310    English 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; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys significant works in the English language from Beowulf through the works of Alexander Pope. This course requires critical reading of poetry, novels, essays, and plays, as well as written analysis and significant research about these texts or authors. Students will also examine the historical and cultural environments in which the literature was created. Other works and writers include Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, John Milton, John Donne, Renaissance lyric poets, Aphra Behn, and Jonathan Swift. (C-ID ENGL 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Marks              SCC MAIN BUS 239         16676 
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ENGLT 311    English 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; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys significant works in the English language from Romanticism in the 18th Century to post colonialism in the 20th century. Students will read poetry, novels, plays, and nonfiction prose by a variety of authors, including Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, the Brownings, Tennyson, Dickens, Yeats, Joyce, Woolf, Ezekiel, and Walcott. (C-ID ENGL 165)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Cirrone            SCC MAIN STS 215         18319 
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ENGLT 320    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a "C" or better or placement 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: This course surveys representative works in American literature from approximately 1492-1865. Readings and discussion will highlight the multicultural nature of American literature and society. Texts include Native American myths, writing of the colonial period and the American Revolution, slave narratives, Romantic fiction, and poetry from the seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century. Students will read a variety of stories, novels, autobiographical narratives, and poetry by such authors as Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Fredrick Douglass, Anne Bradstreet, Washington Irving, Harriet Jacobs, Herman Melville and Phillis Wheatley. (C-ID ENGL 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Roberts            SCC MAIN STS 215         16675 
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ENGLT 321    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; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative works in American literature from approximately 1865 to the present. Readings and discussion will highlight the multicultural nature of American literature and society. Students will read a variety of stories, novels, plays, and poetry by such authors as Mark Twain, Henry James, Kate Chopin, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Langston Hughes, Zora Neal Hurston, Black Elk, Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, Sandra Cisneros, and Maxine Hong Kingston. (C-ID ENGL 135)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Waggoner           SCC MAIN BUS 239         17644 
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ENGLT 334    Asian-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; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys fiction, drama, poetry, and memoirs written by Asian Americans. The course focuses on works written by Americans of Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese descent but also includes the work of other Pan-Asian American writers. Students explore the ways in which the experience of being Asian in America has shaped the literature and examine the differences and similarities of these experiences across cultures, generations, and genders. Optional field trips may be included.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Ikegami            SCC MAIN Online          17281 
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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 5:00 pm - 6:50 pm in RHS 326. Please check the instructor's web site for updated information. Students must bring documentation showing they have met the prerequisite for the course (e.g. a transcript showing a "C" or better in ENGWR 100, ENGWR101, or assessment test results). Once registered, students should visit the class web site at http://sites.google.com/a/apps.losrios.edu/ikegami for further information.


ENGLT 345    Mythologies of the World    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 course offers a thematic and regional approach to mythology and legend from a variety of cultures, stressing the following types of stories: beginnings of the world, creation of living creatures, explanation of natural phenomena, relationships between gods and mortals, deeds of superhumans, the archetypal hero, and destruction, death, and afterlife.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Selva              SCC MAIN STS 215         16674 
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ENGLT 400    Introduction to Film    3 Units

Same As: TAFILM 300
Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 and ENGRD 11 or ESLR 310 and ESLW 310 with grades of "C" or better or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the artistic, business, and social elements of modern film. It examines the elements that go into making films: acting, directing, cinematography, writing, and editing. It investigates the techniques used to manipulate the audience into fear, laughter, and sadness and compares the commercial box office hit and "movie star" to enduring artistic films and actors. This class will view and analyze films to evaluate filmmaking techniques and the impact of films and the movie business on society. This course is cross-listed with TAFILM 300. It may be taken only once for credit as TAFILM 300 or as ENGLT 400, but not both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gore               SCC MAIN PAC 202         19358 
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MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Gore               SCC MAIN PAC 202         17082 Textbook
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ENGLT 480    World Literature: Antiquity to the Early Modern World - Honors    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
Enrollment Limitation: Eligibility for the Honors Program.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comparative study of works that have made important contributions to world literature. Students learn to recognize and explain developmental stages and important themes in representative works written from antiquity to the early modern period and to analyze literary expressions of values, ideas, and multicultural issues typical of major world cultures. An important purpose of the course is to examine significant aspects of culture, social experiences, and contributions of non-western cultures. The class is conducted as a seminar in which students give at least one oral presentation and write a minimum of 6,000 words, including at least one textual analysis and one research paper. (C-ID ENGL 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Lewis              SCC MAIN BUS 240         17117 
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Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 1, 2015