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ENGL 1A READING AND COMPOSITION 4.0
Prerequisite: One of the following: (1) Engl 100; (2) ESL 33B; (3) placement based on the English assessment process.
Corequisite: Engl 900.
Development of expository and argumentative essays. Instruction in writing annotated papers. Analysis of various forms of writing with emphasis on expository and argumentative essays. Required concurrent enrollment in Engl 900. Recommended enrollment in Engl 14. Total of 72 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 1B READING AND COMPOSITION 4.0
Prerequisite: One of the following: (1) Engl 1A; (2) score of 4 on Advanced Test given by the College Entrance Examination Board.
Writing of argumentative and persuasive essays about literary works. Critical analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of literary works. Elements and principles of literature as exemplified in major literary forms. Total of 72 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 1C INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION--CRITICAL THINKING AND ARGUMENT 4.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1B.
Principles of critical thinking applied to writing and reading on complex issues which incorporate logic, reasoning,persuasion, analysis and evaluation of appropriate prose models, including those employing argument, other rhetorical modes, and critical thinking strategies specific to various modes of thought; selective use of citation and documentation. Total of 72 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 3 TECHNICAL WRITING-ADVANCED EXPOSITION 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1A.
Development of writing skills which can be applied to any career or profession. Emphasis on types of writing required to communicate facts and ideas in a technological society. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
ENGL 5A CREATIVE WRITING 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Creative literary expression; short story, poetry and essay. Individual experimentation with various forms; students evaluate their work and work of classmates in light of contemporary writings. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 5B CREATIVE WRITING 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 5A, 6, 7 or 8.
Creative literary expression such as: short story, poetry, dramatic form and essay. The focus is on in-depth criticism of student work and professional writers. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 6 SHORT STORY WRITING 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Theory and practice in writing the short story. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 7 INSCAPE MAGAZINE PUBLICATION 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1A.
Critical review and selection of creative material; design and layout of a literary magazine. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
ENGL 8 WRITING POETRY 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Writing of poetry in all forms. Reading of traditional and current work. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 9 CREATIVE NONFICTION 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1A.
Writing and analysis of creative nonfiction such as memoirs, reviews, profiles, and nature writing. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 10 INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Interdisciplinary course: English, LanguagesSurvey of sounds, structure and development of language in connection with its social and cultural function. Differences and relationships among languages. No credit if taken after Ling 10. Recommended for English and foreign language majors, but open to all qualified students. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 11 HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Interdisciplinary course: English, LanguagesOrigins and development of the English language, from its Germanic ancestors to present-day American English. No credit if taken after Ling 11. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 12 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Interdisciplinary course: English, LanguagesLinguistic and cultural patterns; how and what people communicate. Designed to aid both Americans and foreign students in the development of intercultural understanding and communication skills. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 14 CRITICAL READING 3.0
Prerequisite: One of the following: (1) Eligibility for Engl 1A; (2) Engl 130; or (3) satisfactory reading placement assessment.
Development of comprehension and critical thinking skills to increase ability to analyze critically and evaluate different types of writing. Analysis of writing with attention to the accuracy and adequacy of evidence, the logical structure of argument and definitions, persuasive and expressive language and common fallacies. Cannot be taken concurrently with ESL 460, 432, Engl 415 or 130. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
ENGL 15 THE RESEARCH PAPER 1.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1A.
Application of principles and practices introduced in Engl 1A to a major research paper in the student's field of study, using system of documentation preferred in the student's field. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
ENGL 20 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1.0
Prerequisite: ?Engl 1A and permission of department chairperson.
Individual projects; research techniques; written reports. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
ENGL 24 A LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Reading and discussion of the literature of a specific nationality/culture, emphasizing the unique qualities of that national/cultural identity. Historical, social, cultural geographic background. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 25A INTERPRETING MODERN LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Reading and discussion of poetry, fiction and drama, chiefly modern. Techniques involved in these literary forms. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 25B LITERATURE OF TH SE 3.0
 
ENGL 25C WOMEN IN LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Examination of the portrayal of women presented in prose, poetry, and drama. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 25D SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Reading and discussion of poetry, fiction, drama and film, chiefly modern. Techniques involved in these literary forms. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 25E LITERATURE OF HORROR (GOTHIC NOVEL) 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for English 1A.
The course includes reading and discussion of recurring motifs and archetypes in the Gothic novel and short stories of horror; analysis of the psychological implications of such types as the doppelganger, the shadow, the anima. The course traces the Gothic mode from its origin in superstition and magic through the contemporary emphasis on the distorted or violated psyche. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 25F COMEDY AND LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Introduction to comedy in literature and/or film. Examination of comic world view as well as comic structures, plots, characters, situations and language. Exploration of the social implications of comedy. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 25G MYSTERY AND CRIME FICTION 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Reading and discussion of selected works from detective fiction, including the following: Poe, Doyle, Hammett, Sayers, Chandler, Christie, MacDonald. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 25H AMERICAN JOURNEYS 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Fictional and non-fictional accounts of recent journeys in search of identity and the sights, people and meaning of America. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 25I POST-COLONIAL LITERATURES 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Introduction to works that explore post-colonial experience and consciousness by authors primarily from the developing world, including Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 25J UTOPIAN AND DYSTOPIAN LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Reading and discussion of poetry, fiction, drama, and film, chiefly modern. Techniques involved in these literary forms. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 26 INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY THEORY AND CRITICISM 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1B.
Introduction to theory and practice of literary criticism. Application of major critical theories to selected texts. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 30A AMERICAN LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Significant works of American poetry and prose from the colonial period through the Civil War. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 30B AMERICAN LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Significant works of American poetry and prose from the Civil War to 1945. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 30C AMERICAN LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Significant works of American poetry and prose from 1945 to the present. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 34 MAJOR NOVELIST 1.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Intensive study of a single novelist. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
ENGL 35 MAJOR DRAMATIST 1.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Intensive study of a single dramatist. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
ENGL 36 MAJOR POET 1.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Intensive study of a single poet. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
ENGL 37 MAJOR CRITIC 1.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Intensive study of a single critic. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
ENGL 44A WORLD LITERATURE: ANTIQUITY TO 1500 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1B.
Reading and discussion of Western and non-Western literature from the Ancient era through 1500 A.D. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UCTransfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 44B WORLD LITERATURE: 1500--1800 A.D. 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1B.
Reading and discussion of Western and non-Western literature written between approximately 1500-1800 A.D. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UCTransfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 44C WORLD LITERATURE: 1800 - MID 20TH CENTURY 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1B.
Reading and discussion of world literature written between 1800 A.D. and the mid 20th century. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 45A LITERATURE OF THE BIBLE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Reading and discussion of books of the Old and New Testaments selected from among the following: Genesis, Exodus, Joshua, Ruth, I and II Samuel, I Kings, Job, Proverbs, Isiah, Amos, Jonah; Matthew, Luke, Acts, Romans, II Corinthians, other Letters. Religious-social-political ideas, literary qualities and textual problems. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 45B LITERATURE OF THE BIBLE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Reading and discussion of books of the Old and New Testaments selected from among the following: Genesis, Deuteronomy, Judges, Esther, I and II Chronicles, II Kings, Psalms, Ecclesiastes, Jeremiah, Hosea, Ezekiel, Daniel; Mark, John, Acts, I Corinthians, Hebrews, Revelation, other Letters. Religious-social-political ideas, literary qualities and textual problems. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 46A ENGLISH LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1B.
Survey: Beowulf to Johnson. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 46B ENGLISH LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1B.
Survey: Romantic movement (1798) to the present. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 47 MEXICAN AND CHICANO LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Literary, social and historical aspects of essay, novel, drama, short story and poetry in English translation written by Mexican and Chicano writers with a survey of other relevant Latin American literary works. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 48 ASIAN LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Reading and discussion of selected works of historical and/or modern imaginative literature from one or more Asian cultures. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit CSU; UC
 
ENGL 49A FILM AS DRAMATIC LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Critical analysis of film types, directors, movements, national cinemas. Close examination of films through lecture, discussion and writing. No credit if taken after Engl 49. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 49B FILM AS DRAMATIC LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Critical analysis of film types, directors, movements, and national cinemas as they reflect societal issues, historical periods, ethnic and cultural views, and values systems through documentary and dramatic presentation. Close examination of films through lecture, discussion, and writing. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 50 AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Literary, social and historical aspects of essay, novel, drama, short story, poetry and oral tradition authored by African-Americans. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 51 NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY AND LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Reading and discussion of selected works from mythology and literature of Native Americans; some discussion of history and art, but major emphasis on mythology, fiction, poetry and autobiography. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 52 ASIAN AMERICAN LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Literary, social and historical aspects of essay, novel, drama, short story and poetry written by Asian American authors. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 53 INTERPRETING POETRY 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Reading and discussion of traditional, modern and contemporary poems. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 54 CALIFORNIA LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Literary and historical perspectives of fiction, biography, journals, and letters about California by California writers. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 57 MODERN DRAMA 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Reading and discussion of Continental, British and American drama from Ibsen to the present. Representative plays by Strindberg, Chekhov, Pirandello, O'Neill, Shaw, Brecht, Beckett, Genet, Pinter, Albee. Major theatrical movements: naturalism, symbolism, expressionism. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 59 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for English 1A.
Reading and analysis of selected stories for young children and of selected critical evaluations of children's literature. Recommended for Child Development students, library tech students, writers of children's literature and parents, but open to all students. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 60 MASTERPIECES OF DRAMA 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Representative dramatic literature from the ancient Greeks to contemporary theater. Form, content, philosophical and historical perspectives and criticism. Discussion, written analysis and instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 61 INTRODUCTION TO THE NOVEL 3.0
Prerequisite: Engl 1A.
Reading and analysis of selected classic and contemporary novels. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 78A INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Reading and discussion of 12 to 16 tragedies, comedies, histories, including the following: Love's Labor Lost; Twelfth Night; Richard II; Henry IV, parts I and II; Henry V; Hamlet; Othello. Selections from the Sonnets. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 78B INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Reading and discussion of twelve to sixteen tragedies, comedies and histories, including the following: The Merchant of Venice; As You Like It; Henry VI, parts I, II, III; Richard III; King Lear; Macbeth. Selections from the Sonnets. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 82A INTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Fertile Crescent (Egyptian,Hebrew, Mesopotamian), Classical (Greek and Roman), and Old European mythologies. Emphasis on literary texts and creative expressions, such as art, music, and artifacts. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 82B INTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Historical and thematic exploration of mythology of one major cultural or geographical area other than fertile Crescent. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 82C INTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY 3.0
Prerequisite: Eligibility for Engl 1B.
Intensive study of a single body of traditional narrative, such as Arthurian cycle; double motifs; quest motifs; folk tales; fairy tales. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
ENGL 100 READING AND WRITING SKILLS 4.0
Prerequisite: One of the following: (1) Engl 400 or Bus 112; (2) placement based on the English assessment process.
Corequisite: Engl 901.
Writing expository, analytical, and argumentative essays; developing critical reading and research skills. Review of sentence structure and grammar. Required concurrent enrollment in Engl 901, Writing Center Lab. Recommended enrollment in Engl 130. No credit if taken after Engl 1A. Total of 72 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 110 SKILLS FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS 2.0
Development of essential study techniques and critical thinking skills related to time management, textbook mastery, test taking, and memory. Total of 36 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 130 ADVANCED READING FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS 3.0
Prerequisite: One of the following: (1) Engl 415; (2) eligibility for Engl 100 or ESL 33B; or (3) satisfactory reading placement assessment.
Development of reading skills, vocabulary and study techniques. Recommended enrollment in ESL 33B or Engl 100. No credit if taken after Engl 14. Cannot be taken concurrently with ESL 460, 432, Engl 415 or 14. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
ENGL 135 FROM PAGE TO PERFORMANCE 1.0
Reading and viewing of plays performed in off-campus locations. Approaching the printed text; approaching the stage performance; relationship of text to performance. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 400 ENGLISH ESSENTIALS 4.0
Corequisite: Engl 902.
Basic essay writing skills; reading for understanding; grammar and mechanics. Required concurrent enrollment in Engl 902. Recommended enrollment in Engl 415 or 130. No credit if taken after Engl 100 or 1A. For native speakers of English whose English placement assessment does not qualify them for Engl 100 or 1A. Not recommended for ESL students. Total of 72 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 403 READING AND WRITING 1.0
Improvement of reading, writing, vocabulary and spelling. Individualized assessment. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
 
ENGL 410 BASIC GRAMMAR 1.0
Parts of speech; sentence structure; subject-verb agreement; pronoun case and agreement. Recommended for students in Engl 1A and 100 who have difficulty with grammar. No credit if taken after Engl 1A. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 411 PUNCTUATION 1.0
Standard punctuation; troublesome problems and common errors in English usage. Recommended enrollment in or completion of Engl 410. No credit if taken after Engl 1A. For students who have difficulty with punctuation. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 412 SPELLING 1.0
Systematic approach to mastery of American English spelling through applied learning techniques. No credit if taken after Engl 1A. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 413 VOCABULARY BUILDING 1.0
High-frequency words essential for success in college; analysis of root words, prefixes and suffixes to assist in vocabulary development. No credit if taken after Engl 1A. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 415 READING FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS 3.0
Introduction to word attack skills, vocabulary, study skills and basic reading techniques. Recommended enrollment in ESL 33A or Engl 400. No credit if taken after Engl 130 or 14. Cannot be taken concurrently with ESL 460, 432, Engl 130 or 14. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
ENGL 434 TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL READING 3.0
Development of basic reading and vocabulary skills for students enrolled in occupational curricula. Individualized instruction. A total of 9 units, 3 units each semester, in Engl 130 or 132A-C, 14, 432A-B and 434. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
ENGL 435 VOCATIONAL ENGLISH AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BASIC) 2.0
Job-related writing and basic research skills appropriate to the workplace. Technical vocabulary used in the student's vocational area. Library and web-based research, critical thinking and problem-solving specifically focused on workplace needs. Recommended concurrent enrollment in a vocational course. Total of 36 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 450 INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH ESSENTIALS 3.0
Introduction to basic writing skills with emphasis on simple sentence structure, English usage, mechanics and spelling. Integrated with basic study techniques, time management, textbook introduction, test taking, problem solving and memorization. Pass/no pass grading. Not recommended for ESL students. Total of 72 hours lecture.
 
ENGL 900 WRITING CENTER LAB 0.3
Corequisite: Engl 1A.
Development of writing skills for students in English 1A through the use of the Writing Center. Individualized instruction with Writing Center tutors and computer software. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours laboratory.
 
ENGL 901 WRITING CENTER LAB 0.3
Corequisite: Engl 100.
Development of writing skills for students in English 100 through the use of the Writing Center. Individualized instruction with Writing Center tutors and computer software. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours laboratory.
 
ENGL 902 WRITING CENTER LAB 0.3
Corequisite: Engl 400.
Development of writing skills for students in English 400 through the use of the Writing Center. Individualized instruction with Writing Center tutors and computer software. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours laboratory.