English Courses

English Courses

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ENG - English

ENG-001A: English Composition (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite ENG 908 or qualifying score on the English Placement Assessment. (Prior completion of English 108A, an older version of English 908, with a minimum grade of CR may be substituted for this prerequisite course.) Advisory LIB 010 or LIB 010H This English Composition course emphasizes the writing of college level essays, research writing, argument, and analytical reading skills.

1A - IGETC English Composition, A2 - CSU English Composition, AA1 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - English Comp

ENG-001B: English Composition and Literature (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: ENG 001A. This course continues emphasis on English composition skills with an introduction to techniques of reading and writing about literature and acquiring skills in analysis and interpretation.

1B - IGETC Critical Thinking, A3 - CSU Critical Thinking, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-001C: Clear Thinking in Writing (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite ENG 001A English 001C is an advanced composition course that emphasizes critical thinking, particularly in the reading and writing of arguments.

1B - IGETC Critical Thinking, A3 - CSU Critical Thinking, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th

ENG-005A: English Literature Through 18th Century (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite ENG 908 or Prerequisite Qualify for English 1A on the English Placement test. This course is a survey of English literature that begins with Anglo-Saxon writings and the epic "Beowulf" and extends through the works of the eighteenth century ending with the writings of Samuel Johnson.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-005B: English Literature From 19th Century to Present (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite ENG 908 or Prerequisite Placement at the English 1A level on the English Placement Test This course is a survey of the second half of English literature, from 1900 to the present.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-006B: Survey of World Literature (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite ENG 908 or ENG 905AC World Literature is the study of representative works of world literature from the seventeenth century to the present.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-007A: American Literature to 1865 (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG-001A and REA-054. Prerequisite ENG-908 or Qualifying score on the English placement test. This course covers major American writers from the Colonial period through 1865. It begins with William Bradford's works and ends with the works of Walt Whitman.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-007B: American Literature 1865 to Present (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite ENG 908 or Prerequisite Qualifying score on the English placement test. This course covers major American writers from 1865 to the present.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-012: African American Literature (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 053. This course explores major themes/literary issues in the development of African American literature during the periods of slavery, reconstruction, and the Harlem Renaissance, as well as contemporary writing. Pass/No Pass Option.

ENG-013: Chicana/o-Latina/o Literature (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course provides an introduction to authors, topics, and movements in Chicana/o and Latina/o literature from the late 19th century to the present.

ENG-014: Native American Literature (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 053. This course involves reading, analysis, and discussion of Native American Literature from the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries. Issues include literary forms, race, gender, Native American culture, history and politics and their relationship to the formation of Native American literature.Pass/No Pass Option.

ENG-015: Introduction to Film Analysis (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Critical analysis of film as a literary art form is covered in this course.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-018: Asian American Literature (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 053. This course covers the reading, analysis and discussion of Asian American Literature from the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries. Pass/No Pass Option.

ENG-043: Classical Mythology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG-001a and REA-054. Prerequisite: ENG-908 or ENG 905AC. Classical Mythology is an examination of the major classical myths of Western heritage for an appreciation of their literary value and their influence on modern life and culture.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-048: Introduction to Shakespeare (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory ENG 900A/B is a recommended co-requisite for students needing extra help with the writing requirements of ENG 048. Prerequisite ENG 908 or eligibility for ENG 001A based on the English placement test score. This course is an analysis and discussion of a selection of Shakespeare's major plays and poems.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-070: Creative Writing (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

. Students learn and practice various strategies associated with these genres, read and workshop each other's writing, and read/analyze the work of professional writers. Other activities may include attending literary events, hearing visiting writers, and making book presentations.

AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

ENG-900: Writing Skills Lab (0.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 0.5)

English 900 is required for any student taking English 903 or 905. It is also advised for students wanting extra help in any English course. This course provides instruction designed to help students improve their writing by having them practice the steps of the writing process and apply writing strategies. Any student may enroll in the course. In order to receive credit, students must complete the required coursework. Pass/No Pass Only.

ENG-905: English Fundamentals (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite Qualifying score on the English Placement Test or Prerequisite ESL 970GW and Prerequisite ESL 970RV and Prerequisite ESL 970LS ; Corequisite REA 961 and Corequisite ENG 900 Concentration is on the writing of basic expository paragraphs and essays.

ENG-905AC: Accelerated Essay Writing (6.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 6.0)

Prerequisite Qualifying score on the English Placement Test or Prerequisite ESL 970GW and Prerequisite ESL 970RV and Prerequisite ESL 970LS ; Concentration is on the writing and revision process, academic essays and introduction to research skills. The course qualifies students for English 001A.

ENG-908: Effective Writing (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: ENG 905 or qualifying score on placement test. Concentration is on the writing process, academic essays, and introduction to research skills. This course prepares and qualifies students for English 001A.