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Course Number: ENGL 1A
Composition and Reading
Units: 4
Class:  4 hours lecture (GR)
Pre-requisite: Engl 201B or ESL 21B or appropriate placement through multiple-measures assessment
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Reading and writing expository prose: Critical thinking, identifying logical fallacies, and reasoning inductively and deductively.  1501.00
AA/AS area 4a, 4d; CSU area A2; IGETC area 1A

 

Course Number: ENGL 1B
Composition and Reading
Units: 4
Class:  4 hours lecture (GR)
Pre-requisite: Engl 1A
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Continued expository writing: Careful reading of selected plays, poems, and novels.  1501.00
AA/AS area 3, 4a, 4d; CSU area C2; IGETC area 3B

 

Course Number: ENGL 5
Critical Thinking in Reading and Writing
Units: 3
Class:  3 hours lecture (GR)
Pre-requisite: Engl 1A
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Development of the ability to analyze, criticize, and advocate ideas: Relationship of language to logic, induction and deduction, facts, inferences, judgments, and formal and informal fallacies of language and thought. Instructs in writing about issues of critical thinking to develop both thinking and writing skills.  1501.00
AA/AS area 4a, 4d; CSU area A3; IGETC area 1B

 

Course Number: ENGL 30A
Introduction to American Literature
Units: 3
Class:  3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Pre-requisite: Engl 1A
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Survey of American literature: From pre-colonial beginnings to Walt Whitman.  1503.00
AA/AS area 3, 4d; CSU area C2; IGETC area 3B

 

Course Number: ENGL 30B
Introduction to American Literature
Units: 3
Class:  3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Pre-requisite: Engl 1A
Engl 30A is not pre-requisite to Engl 30B.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Survey of American literature: From American romanticism to literature of the twentieth century.  1503.00
AA/AS area 3, 4d; CSU area C2; IGETC area 3B

 

Course Number: ENGL 48NA-TZ
Selected Topics in English
Units: .5-5
Class:  0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Selected Topics.  1501.00

 

Course Number: ENGL 49
Independent Study in English
Units: .5-5
Class:  (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Independent Study. 1501.00

 

Course Number: ENGL 100
College Composition and Reading
Units: 4
Class:  4 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Pre-requisite: Engl 201B or ESL 21B or appropriate placement through multiple-measures assessment
Course does not satisfy the GE composition requirement for transfer.
Description: Reading and writing of expository prose: Critical thinking using inductive and deductive reasoning; clarity and precision of expression; organizational structures in writing and sound development of ideas.  1501.00
AA/AS area 4a, 4d

 

Course Number: ENGL 201A
Preparation for Composition and Reading
Units: 4
Class:  4 hours lecture (GR)
Pre-requisite: Engl 250D/267B or 252B or 259D/269B or 292B or (292EB) or satisfactory multiple-measures assessment of writing skills, and Engl 251D/268B or 252B or 259D/269B or 293B or satisfactory multiple- measures assessment of reading skills.
Description: Introduction to college-level reading and writing of expository prose: Development of college-level reading skills; analysis of texts with an emphasis on non-fiction; expository writing including various modes of developing essays, essay organization; paragraph development; sentence development; and practice in editing/proofreading.  1501.00
AA/AS area 4d

 

Course Number: ENGL 201B
Preparation for Composition and Reading
Units: 4
Class:  4 hours lecture (GR)
Pre-requisite: Engl 201A
Description: Continuation of college-level reading and writing of expository prose: Development of college-level reading skills; analysis of texts with an emphasis on non-fiction; expository writing including various modes of developing essays, essay organization; paragraph development; sentence development; and practice in editing/proofreading. 1501.00
AA/AS area 4d

 

Course Number: ENGL 208
Writing Workshop
Units: .5-1
Class:  .25-.5 hours lecture, .75-1.5 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Course study under this section may be repeated one time for a maximum of 1 unit.
Description: Individualized instruction in writing utilizing computers: Grammar and punctuation, sentence structure, idea development and/or organizational skills.  1501.00

 

Course Number: ENGL 217A
Shakespeare
Units: 3
Class:  3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Description: Study of selected works of Shakespeare.  1503.00
AA/AS area 3, 4d

 

Course Number: ENGL 230A
Introduction to American Literature
Units: 3
Class:  3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Description: Survey of American literature: From pre-colonial beginnings to Walt Whitman.  1503.00
AA/AS area 3, 4d

 

Course Number: ENGL 230B
Introduction to American Literature
Units: 3
Class:  3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Engl 230A is not pre-requisite to Engl 230B.
Description: Survey of American literature: From American romanticism to literature of the twentieth century.  1503.00
AA/AS area 3, 4d

 

Course Number: ENGL 248NA-TZ
Selected Topics in English
Units: .5-5
Class:  0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: See section on Selected Topics.  1501.00

 

Course Number: ENGL 252A
Integrated Reading and Writing
Units: 4
Class:  4 hours lecture (GR)
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in English 250A-D/267A-B or 251A-D/268A-B.
Non-degree applicable
Description: Preparation in combined reading and writing instruction to ensure success in college: Integrated reading, writing, and critical thinking, using materials representing points of view and perspectives across the curriculum.  4930.20

 

Course Number: ENGL 252B
Integrated Reading and Writing
Units: 4
Class:  4 hours lecture (GR)
Pre-requisite: Engl 252A
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in English 250A-D/267A-B or 251A-D/268A-B.
Non-degree applicable
Description: Continuation of ENGL 252A with further preparation in combined reading and writing instruction to ensure success in college: Integrated reading, writing, and critical thinking, using materials representing points of view and perspectives across the curriculum.  4930.20

 

Course Number: ENGL 267A
Basic Writing
Units: 1-3
Class:  1-3 hours lecture (GR)
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Engl 252A-B or 259A-D/269A-B.
Non-degree applicable
Description: Course study under this section may be repeated two times for a maximum of 3 units. Review of writing skills: Spelling, grammar and punctuation, organizing strategies, and use of the writing process.  4930.21

 

Course Number: ENGL 267B
Basic Writing
Units: 1-3
Class:  1-3 hours lecture (GR)
Pre-requisite: Engl 267A (or 250A-C)
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Engl 252A-B or 259A-D/269A-B.
Non-degree applicable
Description: Continuation of ENGL 267A with further review of writing skills: Spelling, grammar and punctuation, organizing strategies, and use of the writing process. 4930.21

 

Course Number: ENGL 268A
Basic Reading
Units: 1-3
Class:  1-3 hours lecture (GR)
Pre-requisite: Engl 267A (or 250A-C)
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Engl 252A-B or 259A-D/269A-B.
Non-degree applicable
Course study under this section may be repeated two times for a maximum of 3 units.
Description: Practice in techniques to improve basic reading skills: Fundamentals of basic reading and analysis and correction of individual reading problems.  4930.70

 

Course Number: ENGL 268B
Basic Reading
Units: 1-3
Class:  1-3 hours lecture (GR)
Pre-requisite: Engl 268A (or 251A-C)
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Engl 252A-B or 259A-D/269A-B.
Non-degree applicable
Description: Continuation of ENGL 268A with further practice in techniques to improve basic reading skills: Fundamentals of basic reading and analysis and correction of individual reading problems.  4930.70

 

Course Number: ENGL 280A
English Fundamentals Workshop
Units: .5-3
Class:  1.5-9 hours laboratory (P/NP)
Open-entry/open-exit course: Students may enroll up to the 12th week of the semester.
Non-degree applicable
Description: Assistance with English skills: Reading, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and writing. Students work at their own pace on a program designed to meet their needs under the direction of an instructor and support from tutors.  4930.20

 

Course Number: ENGL 280B
English Fundamentals Workshop
Units: .5-3
Class:  1.5-9 hours laboratory (P/NP)
Open-entry/open-exit course: Students may enroll up to the 12th week of the semester.
Non-degree applicable
Description: Assistance with English skills: Reading, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and writing. Students work at their own pace on a program designed to meet their needs under the direction of an instructor and support from tutors. 4930.20

 

Course Number: ENGL 280C
English Fundamentals Workshop
Units: .5-3
Class:  1.5-9 hours laboratory (P/NP)
Open-entry/open-exit course: Students may enroll up to the 12th week of the semester.
Non-degree applicable
Description: Assistance with English skills: Reading, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and writing. Students work at their own pace on a program designed to meet their needs under the direction of an instructor and support from tutors.  4930.20

 

Course Number: ENGL 280D
English Fundamentals Workshop
Units: .5-3
Class:  1.5-9 hours laboratory (P/NP)
Open-entry/open-exit course: Students may enroll up to the 12th week of the semester.
Non-degree applicable
Description: Assistance with English skills: Reading, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and writing. Students work at their own pace on a program designed to meet their needs under the direction of an instructor and support from tutors.  4930.20

 

Course Number: ENGL 348NA-TZ 
Selected Topics in English
Units: .5-5
Class:  0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Non-degree applicable
Description: See section on Selected Topics.  4930.20