Spring 2012 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 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Romero             SCC MAIN RHS 222         18429 
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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 14-May 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Cirrone            SCC MAIN RHS 222         19275 
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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 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Myers              SCC MAIN RHS 331         18423 
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ENGLT 320    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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 1493-1865. Readings and discussion will highlight the multicultural nature of American literature and society. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Silcox             SCC MAIN RHS 222         19435 
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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 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Dana               SCC MAIN TEC 110         18424 
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ENGLT 327    Literature of California    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
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the literature of California in the context of its ethnic, social, political, and geographical history. The course will examine a wide range of literature (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoirs, and essays) including but not limited to Native American legends, early California exploration accounts, prose and poetry from the California heartland, childhood memoirs, and more, with emphasis on what makes the California experience unique.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Roberts            SCC MAIN Online          20285 
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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 pm - 8:50 pm in RHS 311. Please check the instructor's web site for updated information and orientation dates and times. 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 or a counselor verification form).


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 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Patton             SCC MAIN RHS 208         18425 
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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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Selva              SCC MAIN RHS 307         18427 
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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 14-May 16
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Silcox             SCC MAIN RHS 222         18001 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gore               SCC MAIN T07 1           18719 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Gore               SCC MAIN T07 1           18720 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 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Jackson            SCC MAIN RHS 307         20288 
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ENGLT 495    Independent Studies in Literature    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Independent study allows a student or small group of students to work directly with an instructor independent from a structured class or course. The instructor and student(s) typically develop a contract together, outlining the course of study. Variable units enable maximum flexibility in creating this course of study. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Cirrone             TBA TBA                 21548 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012