English (ENGL)

ENGL-094  College Composition Support (formerly Freshman Composition Writing Skills)  

0.5 Units (LBE 24-27)

This class is open to students who feel they need review or additional support while concurrently enrolled in English 101. This course will focus on study skills, college-level reading strategies, essay structure, and grammar through more individualized attention and instruction. Offered as pass/no pass only.

Corequisite: ENGL-101.

Not transferable

ENGL-098  Writing and Reading Fundamentals In English (formerly English Fundamentals)  

4 Units (LEC 64-72)

This course provides integrated writing and reading instruction and practice in English composition. The class focuses on essay writing, writing as a process, critical reading, college reading strategies, and the fundamentals of source integration. The course also introduces students to finding library resources and integrating them into an essay. Grammar will be reviewed as needed. Successful completion will prepare students for English 101.

Not transferable

ENGL-101  College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition)  

4 Units (LEC 64-72)

This course provides instruction in writing academic analytic essays. Students will learn to interpret and respond to sources analytically, conduct academic-level research, and incorporate those sources into research papers. This course satisfies graduation and transfer requirements.

Prerequisite: ENGL-098 or ESL-098 (with grade of C or better) or Placement in ENGL-101. A recent change in California law (AB 705) allows placement of students in college-level English and clears the prerequisite for this course.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: ENGL 100

IGETC Area(s): 1A

CSU Area(s): A2

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS D1

ENGL-101H  Honors College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition)  

4 Units (LEC 64-72)

This course provides instruction in writing academic analytic essays. Students will learn to interpret and respond to sources analytically, conduct academic-level research, and incorporate those sources into research papers. This course satisfies graduation and transfer requirements.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Enrichment Program., ENGL-098 or ESL-098 (with grade of C or better) or Placement in ENGL-101. A recent change in California law (AB 705) allows placement of students in college-level English and clears the prerequisite for this course.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: ENGL 100

IGETC Area(s): 1A

CSU Area(s): A2

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS D1

ENGL-103  Critical Thinking and Writing  

3 Units (LEC 40-45, LBE 24-27)

This course provides continuing practice in the analytic writing begun in English 101. The course develops critical thinking, reading, and writing skills as they apply to the analysis of written texts (literature and/or non-fiction) from diverse cultural sources and perspectives. The techniques and principles of effective written argument as they apply to the written text will be emphasized. Some research is required.

Prerequisite: ENGL-101 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: ENGL 105
C-ID: ENGL 110

IGETC Area(s): 1B

CSU Area(s): A3

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS D2

ENGL-103H  Honors Critical Thinking and Writing  

3 Units (LEC 40-45, LBE 24-27)

This course provides continuing practice in the analytic writing begun in English 101. The course develops critical thinking, reading, and writing skills as they apply to the analysis of written texts (literature and/or non-fiction) from diverse cultural sources and perspectives. The techniques and principles of effective written argument as they apply to the written text will be emphasized. Some research is required.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Enrichment Program., ENGL-101 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: ENGL 105

IGETC Area(s): 1B

CSU Area(s): A3

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS D2

ENGL-111  Introduction to Media Writing  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course introduces students to the styles, formats, and interactive nature of media writing including scripts and treatments for fiction and non-fiction film, television, and electronic media. The course will examine how electronic media can be used to communicate among diverse audiences and the nature of converged media environments. Students will evaluate sample scripts and produce their own as a significant part of the course requirements.

Prerequisite: ENGL-101 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to both UC/CSU

ENGL-130  Introduction to Creative Writing  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course encourages individual exploration into creative writing in several core genres- particularly poetry and short fiction. The course includes writing in journals, composing creative works, reading works of literature, and actively participating in peer workshops.

Prerequisite: ENGL-101 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: ENGL 200

CSU Area(s): C2

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS C

ENGL-130H  Honors Introduction to Creative Writing  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course encourages individual exploration into creative writing in several core genres- particularly poetry and short fiction. The course includes writing in journals, composing creative works, reading works of literature, and actively participating in peer workshops.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Enrichment Program., ENGL-101 (with a grade of C or better).

Transfers to both UC/CSU

CSU Area(s): C2

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS C

ENGL-299  Special Projects: English  

1-3 Unit (IS 16-54)

Students with previous course work in the program may do special projects that involve research and special study. The actual nature of the project must be determined in consultation with the supervising instructor.

Prerequisite: Two English classes must be completed prior to enrollment; a contract must be completed with the instructor prior to enrollment.

Transfers to CSU only