Spring 2016 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: Other Term, Feb 03-Apr 28
TTh       10:45AM-12:50PM LEC K.Feindert           Off Campus FISA          20408 
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ENGLT 304    Introduction to Poetry    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: 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. Work in the course includes writing at least four analytical essays, including in-class exams and out-of-class assignments.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Cirrone            SCC MAIN BUS 239         17563 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Selva              SCC MAIN STS 215         17993 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Jackson            SCC MAIN BUS 239         17560 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Dana               SCC MAIN STS 214         18003 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Waggoner           SCC MAIN BUS 140         17561 
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ENGLT 327    Literature of California    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 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 16-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Knorr              SCC MAIN BUS 145         18111 
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ENGLT 332    African-American Literature (1930-Present)    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 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 16-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Marks              SCC MAIN STS 215         19242 
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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: Other Term, Feb 03-Apr 28
TTh       02:10PM-04:15PM LEC K.Feindert           Off Campus FISA          20409 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC N.Woolley            SCC MAIN PAC 202         17739 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Silcox             SCC MAIN RHS 208         17315 Textbook
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ENGLT 403    Film Adaptations    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51, ESLR 50, or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3A; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the process, pitfalls, and successes of adapting literary, stage, and previous film material into films. The course will discuss faithful and unfaithful adaptations, reading the original texts and viewing the films with an awareness of their historical and cultural contexts. The course analyzes intention, creative distinctions, and the limits and strengths of each medium.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 03-Apr 28
MW        04:25PM-06:30PM LEC K.Feindert           Off Campus FISA          20410 
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ENGLT 481    World Literature: Seventeenth Century to Present - 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 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. (C-ID ENGL 145)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Lewis              SCC MAIN LRC 121         18112 
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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: June 16, 2016