Spring 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ENGLT 304    Introduction to Poetry    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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: Designed to introduce students to the art of poetry, ENGLT 304 includes analysis and appreciation of poems by a wide variety of traditional and contemporary poets. This course focuses on how to respond as a reader and how to help give poetry meaning in the light of one's accumulated feelings, interests, and ideas.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Knorr              SCC MAIN RHS 222         27570 
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ENGLT 310    English Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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/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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Cirrone            SCC MAIN TEC 110         31387 
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ENGLT 311    English Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Thomas-Val         SCC MAIN RHS 208         27558 
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ENGLT 321    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Dana               SCC MAIN RHS 222         27560 
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ENGLT 332    African-American Literature (1930-Present)    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: LIBR 318 with a grade of "C" or better
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: ENGLT 332 is a study of major African-American authors and their literature from 1930 to the present. This course includes critical reading of essays, novels, plays, short stories, poetry, and folklore. The course also examines the cultural, historical, and political contexts for the literature. Some of the writers studied include Richard Wright, Ann Petry, Gwendolyn Brooks, Amiri Baraka, Owen Dodson, August Wilson, Rita Dove, J. California Cooper, Bebe Moore Campbell, Mari Evans, Ralph Ellison, Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker and many others. One field trip may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Patton             SCC MAIN RHS 208         27562 
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ENGLT 335    Latino, Mexican-American, and Chicano Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: LIBR 318 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 surveys U.S. literature (prose, poetry, drama, creative non-fiction) authored by Latino, Mexican-American, and Chicano writers. Emphasizing the historical and cultural roots of this body of literature, the course examines the contested meanings of such concepts as: Latino, Mexican-American, and Chicano identity; the relationship between social/political activism and literary expression; immigration and the border; and gender relations and sexuality within the many Latino communities. Special attention will be paid to literary forms such as the corrido, the testimonio, and the Chicano theater movement. Knowledge of some Spanish is helpful, but not required. Optional field trips may be included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Romero             SCC MAIN LRC 121         27568 
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ENGLT 380    Introduction to Shakespeare    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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: "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." This course will guide the student through interpretation of several of Shakespeare's most popular plays and sonnets by taking a close look at his language, themes, and values to illustrate Shakespeare's relevance in today's world. By bringing their own perspectives to the texts, students will appreciate the vitality and universality of Shakespeare's works.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Selva              SCC MAIN RHS 208         27566 
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ENGLT 392    Science Fiction and Fantasy    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: LIBR 318 (Library Research and Information Literacy) with a grade of "C" or better.
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 significant works in science fiction and fantasy literature. Students will explore connections between the literature and concerns about social, ethical, and scientific developments or trends. Authors may include Octavia Butler, William Gibson, Aldous Huxley, Ursula LeGuin, Neal Stephenson, J.R.R. Tolkein, and Kurt Vonnegut.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Myers              SCC MAIN RHS 208         27564 
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ENGLT 400    Introduction to Film    3 Units

Same As: TA 310
Prerequisite: ENGWR 50 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 TA 310. It may be taken only once for credit as TA 310 or as ENGLT 400, but not both.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Silcox             SCC MAIN RHS 208         26580 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gore               SCC MAIN TEC 110         28232 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Gore               SCC MAIN T07 1           28234 Textbook
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ENGLT 481    World Literature: Seventeenth Century to Present - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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 the seventeenth-century to the present 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 two textual analyses and one research paper.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Jackson            SCC MAIN RHS 307         27556 
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Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011