Spring 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.SelvaSCC MAIN STS 21517701Textbook
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ENGLT 310    English Literature I    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 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.JacksonSCC MAIN STS 21518043Textbook
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ENGLT 311    English Literature II    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 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECC.MarksSCC MAIN RHS 31217699Textbook
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ENGLT 317    The English Bible as Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 and ESLR 320 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 introduces students to some of the literary forms found in the Bible: the poems, proverbs, short stories, wisdom literature, drama, epics, and epistles that are the bases of some of the most enduring symbols and allusions in the literature of the Western world. At the same time, it introduces them to the major Bible characters on whose lives these poems, short stories, wisdom literature, drama, epistles, and epics are centered. Additionally, the course traces the influence of the Bible on the works of selected authors. It is not a study of Jewish or Christian doctrine, nor is it a Bible study course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECJ.Thomas-ValSCC MAIN Online 18954Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:50 pm, RHS 311. Students must bring documentation showing they have met the prerequisite for the course (e.g. a transcript showing a "C" or better in ENGWR 101 or Course Substitution Petition).


ENGLT 320    American Literature I    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 13-May 16

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECS.SilcoxSCC MAIN STS 21518053Textbook
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ENGLT 321    American Literature II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 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 surveys representative American literature from the post-Civil War period until the present, with consideration of important aspects of American literary history. Readings--from a variety of stories, novels, plays, and poetry--and discussion highlight the multicultural nature of American literature and society. (C-ID ENGL 135)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.AngelSCC MAIN RHS 33217700Textbook
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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 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECC.WaggonerSCC MAIN RHS 20819777Textbook
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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 13-May 16

TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECR.YoungSCC MAIN PAC 20219779Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLECR.YoungSCC MAIN PAC 20217853Textbook
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Th05:30PM-08:35PMLECA.LewisSCC MAIN RHS 22217503Textbook
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ENGLT 401    Women in Film and 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: From its earliest days, Hollywood has played an important role in shaping and reflecting cultural assumptions, myths, and fears. This course examines the underlying messages about race and gender in Hollywood's portrayal of women. The course also compares and contrasts representation of different groups of women, including minority and marginalized, in independent and experimental films. In addition to viewing a variety of film genres, the reading assignments include works of fiction, poetry, and essays from sociology, psychology, and critical theory.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECA.DoerschSCC MAIN Online 18957Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 3:15 pm - 5:05 pm, RHS 326. Students must bring documentation showing they have met the prerequisite for the course (e.g. a transcript showing a "C" or better in ENGWR 101, or Course Substitution Petition). Once registered, students should visit the class website at
http://sites.google.com/a/apps.losrios.edu/ann-doersch for further information.


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 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECT.MyersSCC MAIN STS 21518138Textbook
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Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2017