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ENGL 1A - READING AND COMPOSITION
4 units, 4 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: A “Credit” grade in English 125 or ESL 67 and English 126 or ESL 68 or appropriate score on reading and writing sections of the Placement Test.

Reading, analyzing, and writing college-level prose, with emphasis on the expository; studying writing as a process; exploring different writing strategies; summarizing, editing, and critiquing; conducting research (gathering, organizing, evaluating, integrating and documenting information).
(CAn ENGL 2) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)


ENGL 1AH - HONORS READING AND COMPOSITION
4 units, 4 lecture hours, (Formerly Honors 1E)
PREREQUISITE: A “Credit” grade in English 125 or ESL 67 and English 126 or ESL 68 or appropriate score on reading and writing sections of the Placement Test.
ADVISORY: Meet the qualifications for consideration for acceptance into the Honors Program recommended. See Honors Program listing in the college catalog.

Reading, analyzing, and writing college-level prose, with emphasis on the expository: studying writing as a process; exploring different writing strategies; summarizing, editing, and critiquing; conducting research (gathering, organizing, evaluating, integrating and documenting information). Honors sections may cover additional subject matter such as creative writing, peer response, the study of oral narrative and its relationship to writing and composing on the computer.
(CAN ENGL 2) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I).


ENGL 1B - INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF LITERATURE
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or the equivalent.

Reading and critical analysis of short stories, novels, poems, and plays.
(CAN ENGL 4) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)


ENGL 1BH - HONORS INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF LITERATURE
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Honors 1F)
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or the equivalent.
ADVISORY: Meet the qualifications for consideration for acceptance into the Honors Program
recommended. See Honors Program listing in the college catalog.

Reading and critical analysis of short stories, novels, poems, and plays. Honors sections may cover additional subject matter such as introduction to formal literary criticism in addition to more extensive reading of literature and additional writing. (CAN ENGL 4) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I).

ENGL 3 - CRITICAL READING AND WRITING
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A.

Developing critical thinking skills in reading and writing beyond English 1A. Reasoning for analysis and argument writing based mainly on non-fiction readings. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ENGL 3H - HONORS CRITICAL READING & WRITING
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITe: English 1A.
ADVISORY: Meet the qualifications for consideration for acceptance into the Honors Program recommended. See Honors Program listing in the college catalog.

Developing critical thinking skills in reading and writing beyond English 1A. Reasoning for analysis and argument writing based mainly on non-fiction readings. Honors sections may cover additional subject matter, such as more in-depth analytical research, extensive analysis of rhetorical discourse, and the study of how critical reasoning and argument is utilized in content area research and practice.
(A, CSU-GE, UC, I)


ENGL 4 - STRUCTURE OF ENGLISH
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (See also Linguistics 4)
PREREQUISITE: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68.

The principles of the english spelling system, word formation and morphology, and basic and advanced grammatical analysis. (A, CSU, UC)

ENGL 6 - POWER READING
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended. 

Advances reading comprehension, enlarges vocabulary, develops flexibility of reading rate of college level material. (A, CSU)

ENGL 12 - THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent. English 1B is not a prerequisite for this class.

A survey of the Bible as literature. Reading and critical analysis of the Old and new Testaments.
(A, CSU-GE, UC, I)


ENGL 14 - FOLKLORE
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (See also Anthropology 14)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Reading and critical analysis of folklore and folk literature from around the world in literature, film, and the visual arts, including the cultural and literary roots of folklore and folk literature. (A, CSU, UC)

ENGL 15A - CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Repeats = 1), (Formerly English 15)
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or the equivalent.

Writing poetry for critical review. (CAN ENGL 6)(A, CSU-GE, UC)

ENGL 15B - CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Repeats = 1)
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or the equivalent.

Writing fiction for critical review. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ENGL 15C - CREATIVE WRITING: PLAYWRITING
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Repeats = 1)
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or the equivalent.

Writing plays for critical review. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ENGL 15D - CREATIVE WRITING: AUTOBIOGRAPHY
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Repeats = 1)
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or the equivalent.

Writing autobiography for critical review. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ENGL 17 - AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Repeats = 1)
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or the equivalent. 

Reading critical works of African and African-American writers and understanding their cultural values and themes as expressed in essays, short stories, novels, poetry, and plays. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ENGL 20 - ASIAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE 
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (See also Asian-American Studies 20)
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or the equivalent. 

Survey of Asian-American classic and contemporary literature. Reading and writing critical analysis of novels, short stories, poems and plays. (A, CSU, UC) 

ENGL 36 - WOMEN IN LITERATURE 
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (See also Women’s Studies 36) 
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent. English 1B is not a prerequisite for this course. 

Survey of literature by and about women in fiction, drama, poetry, biography, and essay. Covers multicultural and international literature from classical to contemporary periods, in addition to feminist and gender theory. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I) 

ENGL 40 - CRITICAL THINKING ABOUT LITERATURE
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Repeats = 1)
PREREQUISITE: English 1A.

Themes, authors, or genres through close readings, contextual approaches, interpretations, and critical evaluations. The subject will vary with the instructors, for example, “Rites of Passage in the American Consciousness,” “The Detective as Hero”; Emily Dickinson, Carlos Fuentes; popular literature, science fiction. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

ENGL 42 - CLASSIC MYTHS
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: Eligibility for English 1A.

Reading and critical analysis of basic mythic themes in literature, film, and the visual arts. The origin of myths in ritual, their development in western civilization, and their ultimate form and continued presence in the arts. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ENGL 44A - WORLD LITERATURE TO THE RENISSANCE 
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent. English 1B is not a prerequisite for this class.

A survey of the most enduring fiction, drama, and poetry from classical antiquity to the renaissance. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ENGL 44B - WORLD LITERATURE SINCE THE RENAISSANCE
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent. Neither english 1B nor English 44A is a prerequisite for this class.

A survey of the most enduring fiction, drama, and poetry from the neo-classic era to the present.
(A, CSU-GE, UC, I)


ENGL 45 - CONTEMPORARY WORLD LITERATURE
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent. English 1B is not a prerequisite for this class.

Contemporary works in world literature in fiction, drama, poetry, biography, and essay.
(A, CSU-GE, UC, I)


ENGL 46A - ENGLISH LITERATURE TO 1800
3 Units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent. English 1B is not a prerequisite for this class.

A survey of British and Irish fiction, poetry, and drama from the earliest writings through 1800.
(CAN ENGL 8) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ENGL 46B  - ENGLISH LITERATURE FROM 1800 TO THE PRESENT
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent. Neither English 1B nor English 46A is a prerequisite for this class.

A survey of British and Irish fiction, poetry, and drama of the Romantic, Victorian, and Contemporary periods. (CAN ENGL 10) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ENGL 47  - INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent.

An introduction to the plays and poetry of William Shakespeare, including selections from the tragedies, comedies, histories, and sonnets. (A, CSU-GE, UC, I) 

ENGL 48A - INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN LITERATURE TO WORLD WAR I
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent. English 1B is not a prerequisite for this class.

A survey of short stories, novels, poetry, essays, and plays produced by the greatest American writers of the period. (CAN ENGL 14) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ENGL 48B - INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN LITERATURE FROM WORLD WAR I TO THE PRESENT
3 units, 3 lecture hours
PREREQUISITE: English 1A or equivalent. Neither English 1B nor English 48A is a prerequisite for this class.

A survey of short stories, novels, poetry, essays, and plays produced by the greatest American writers of the period. (CAN ENGL 16) (A, CSU-GE, UC, I)

ENGL 105 - GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION
2 units, 2 lecture hours, (Formerly English 5)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Elements of basic sentence structure including appropriate punctuation. (A)

ENGL 125 - WRITING SKILLS FOR COLLEGE
4 units, 4 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Formerly English A and 25) 
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on English placement test, or satisfactory completion of English 252 or 282. Not recommended for students learning English as a second language.

Develops the process of writing, revising and finishing short papers, including logical development and organization of ideas. Emphasizes avoiding common writing errors; develops critical thinking and writing skills by reading model essays by analyzing and utilizing rhetorical strategies appropriate to purpose and audience. Develops basic research skills. Meets A.A./A.S. degree requirements for writing. Prepares students for English 1A.

ENGL 126 - READING SKILLS FOR COLLEGE
4 units, 4 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Formerly English 26)
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on English placement test with other relevant criteria or satisfactory completion of English 262. Not recommended for students learning English as a foreign language. Not recommended for students with identified learning disabilities.

Advances students’ reading skills into college-level proficiencies in the areas of vocabulary usage, literal comprehension, and critical reading skills. Trains students to use various reading and reporting strategies for different writing styles. Emphasizes reading as a problem-solving process. (A)

ENGL 159 - BUSINESS ENGLISH
2 units, 2 lecture hours, (See also Business & Technology 112), (Formerly English 9)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Review for business use the basic mechanics of english grammar, parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, and capitalization. (A)

ENGL 250 - BASIC WRITING
4 units, 4 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Formerly English 50)
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on English placement test with other relevant criteria. not recommended for students learning English as a foreign language. Not recommended for students with identified learning disabilities. 

Students will develop a basic understanding of paragraph and essay structures and an understanding that writing is for communication. Students will identify possible essay topics and develop a rudimentary ability to find and correct grammatical errors. This course prepares students for English 252. Students must satisfactory complete coursework to receive credit for the course.

ENGL 252 - WRITING IMPROVEMENT
4 units, 4 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Formerly English 52)
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on english placement test with other relevant criteria or satisfactory completion of English 250. Not recommended for students learning English as a foreign language. Not recommended for students with identified learning disabilities.

Developing writing skills. Understanding, finding, and correcting grammatical errors. Using computer word processors for writing. Prepares students for English 125.

ENGL 260 - BASIC READING
4 units, 4 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Formerly English 60)
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on English placement test with other relevant criteria recommended. Not recommended for students learning English as a foreign language. Not recommended for students with identified learning disabilities. 

Developing comprehension. Determining main ideas and important details. Encouraging positive attitudes toward reading. Prepares students for English 262. Students must satisfactorily complete course work and pass a reading comprehension test to receive credit for the course.

ENGL 262 - READING IMPROVEMENT
4 units, 4 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Formerly English 62) 
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on English placement test with other relevant criteria or satisfactory completion of English 262 or 278. Not recommended for students learning English as a second language. Not recommended for students with identified learning disabilities. 

Developing vocabulary and reading comprehension skills for courses leading to AA or AS degrees. Fostering positive attitudes toward reading. Prepares students for English 126. Students must satisfactorily complete course work and pass a reading comprehension test to receive credit for the course.

ENG 277 - READING SKILLS 
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Repeats = 3), (Formerly English 77) 
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on English placement test with other relevant criteria. Not recommended for students learning English as a second language. Students must have a diagnosed verifiable disability. 

Development of basic reading readiness skills through learning main ideas and important details. Prepares students for English 262 and 278.

ENG 278 - READING COMPREHENSION 
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Repeats = 3), (Formerly English 78) 
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on English placement test with other relevant criteria or satisfactory completion of English 277. Not recommended for students learning English as a second language. Students must have a diagnosed verifiable disability. 

Development of reading skills through vocabulary usage, literal comprehension, and critical comprehension. Development of various strategies for comprehending different types of written materials. Prepares students for English 126.

ENG 279 - BEGINNING SPELLING, VOCABULARY, PENMANSHIP 
2 units,1 lecture hour, 3 lab hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Repeats = 1), (Formerly English 79)
PREREQUISITE: none.

Spelling, vocabulary building, and penmanship at the 3rd to 6th grade level. Designed for students with communicative and/or learning difficulties.

ENGL 280 - ADVANCED SPELLING AND VOCABULARY 
2 units, 1 lecture hour, 3 lab hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Repeats = 1), (Formerly English 80)
PREREQUISITE: none.

An emphasis on spelling and vocabulary building at the 6th to 9th grade level. Designed for students with communicative and/or learning difficulties.

ENGL 281 - SENTENCE AND GRAMMAR WRITING 
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Repeats = 3), (Formerly English 81) 
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on English placement test with other relevant criteria. Not recommended for students learning English as a second language. Students must have a diagnosed verifiable disability. 

Development of a basic understanding of paragraph and essay structures and an understanding that writing is for communication. Identification of possible essay topics and develop an ability to find and correct grammatical errors. Prepares students for English 252 or 282.

ENGL 282 - PARAGRAPH WRITING 
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Repeats = 3), (Formerly English 82) 
PREREQUISITE: Designated score on English placement test with other relevant criteria or satisfactory completion of English 250 or 281. Not primarily recommended for students learning English as a second language. Students must have a diagnosed verifiable disability.

Developing writing skills. Understanding, finding, and correcting grammatical errors. Using computer word processors for writing. Prepares students for English 125.

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