Spring 2019 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 19-May 22

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ENGLT 310    English Literature I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 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 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.JacksonSCC MAIN STS 21518075Textbook
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ENGLT 311    English Literature II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 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 19-May 22

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECL.GarySCC MAIN RHS 22017762Textbook
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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 19-May 22

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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 5:30 pm - 6:50 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 300 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 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 19-May 22

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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9:00 am - 9:50 am, RHS 311.


ENGLT 321    American Literature II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 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 19-May 22

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ENGLT 335    Latino, Mexican-American, and Chicano Literature    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: 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 19-May 22

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ENGLT 380    Introduction to Shakespeare    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: "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 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.CirroneSCC MAIN STS 21520866Textbook
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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 19-May 22

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Th05:30PM-08:35PMLECA.LewisSCC MAIN RHS 20817581TextbookFree Digital Book
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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 19-May 22

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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:50 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 300 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 19-May 22

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECT.MyersSCC MAIN STS 21518149Textbook
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Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018