English: Composition (ENGL)

ENGL 1A  Freshman Composition

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ENGL 100, ENGL 110)
Lecture: 72   

Prerequisite: ENGL 68 or AMLA 90 or appropriate placement

Develops effective expository writing skills and investigates the principles and methods of composition as applied to the research process and the writing of essays. Emphasizes critical reading of academic material.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130865ENGL:1AMW8:50am - 10:20amA. Lev-Da-SilvaONLINE-XXXX
TR10:30am - 11:35amA. BruinsONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131218ENGL:1AW3:15pm - 4:50pmA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
MW3:15pm - 4:50pmA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
MW3:15pm - 4:50pmA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
W3:15pm - 4:50pmA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
MW3:15pm - 4:50pmA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
MW3:15pm - 4:50pmA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX

ENGL 1AH  Freshman Composition - Honors

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ENGL 100, ENGL 110)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Develops effective expository writing skills and investigates the principles and methods of composition as applied to the research process and the writing of essays. Emphasizes critical reading of academic material. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both ENGL 1A and ENGL 1AH.

ENGL 1AM  College Composition for Non-Native English Speakers

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 72   

Prerequisite: ENGL 68 or AMLA 90 or appropriate placement

Engages non-native English students in the reading and writing process with emphasis on college-level reading, critical analysis, research skills, and expository and argumentative composition mindful of purpose and audience while developing an awareness of fundamental principles of cultural competence and linguistic awareness that are inherent in language learning.

ENGL 1B  English - Introduction to Literary Types

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ENGL 120, ENGL-LIT 100)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH

Critical, oral, and written evaluation, analysis, and interpretation of short and long fiction, poetry, and drama. Develops a foundation for personal, cultural, and intellectual growth.

ENGL 1BH  English - Introduction to Literary Types - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ENGL 120, ENGL-LIT 100)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH and acceptance into the Honors Program

Critical, oral, and written evaluation, analysis and interpretation of short and long fiction, poetry, and drama. Develops a foundation for personal, cultural, and intellectual growth. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. May not receive credit for both ENGL 1B and ENGL 1BH.

ENGL 1C  Critical Thinking and Writing

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ENGL 105, (ENGL 115))
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH

Develops critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in ENGL 1A. Increases the student's capacity for logical analysis and argumentative writing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130889ENGL:1CMTWR7:30am - 10:20amR. PilusoONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130890ENGL:1CMTWR10:30am - 1:20pmR. PilusoONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130891ENGL:1CMTWR7:30am - 10:20amM. MageeanONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130892ENGL:1CMTWR10:30am - 1:20pmM. MageeanONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130893ENGL:1CMTWR10:30am - 1:20pmF. GomezONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131219ENGL:1CMR8:40am - 10:00amA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
MR8:40am - 10:00amA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
R8:40am - 10:00amA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
R8:40am - 10:00amA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
MR8:40am - 10:00amA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
MR8:40am - 10:00amA. MontoyaONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131265ENGL:1CMR7:30am - 8:35amR. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
R7:30am - 8:35amR. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
MR7:30am - 8:35amR. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
R7:30am - 8:35amR. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
MR7:30am - 8:35amR. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
MR7:30am - 8:35amR. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX

ENGL 1CH  Critical Thinking and Writing - Honors

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: ENGL 105, (ENGL 115))
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH and acceptance into the Honors Program

The nature of arguments, the basic principles of logic, and the rhetorical strategies necessary to write effective argumentative essays. Emphasizes the appraisal of information, close analysis of a variety of texts, and the essential principles involved in the practice of reasoned decision-making. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. May not receive credit for both ENGL 1C and ENGL 1CH.

ENGL 8A  Creative Writing - Fiction

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH

Elements, processes, and techniques of fiction writing. Includes genre, setting, point of view, character development, plot development, description, and dialogue with an emphasis on student development as a writer of fiction through practice and discussion.

ENGL 8B  Creative Writing - Poetry

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH

Emphasizes the student's development as a poet.

ENGL 8E  Creative Writing - Memoir

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A

Analysis and writing of memoirs including stylistic and syntactic forms and composition strategies used when writing memoir.

ENGL 8F  Creative Writing - Nonfiction

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A

Analysis and writing of creative nonfiction including stylistic and syntactic forms and composition strategies used when writing creative nonfiction.

ENGL 56  Grammar Review

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   

Formerly ENGL 65
Fundamentals of English for the student who needs a practical course focusing on usage and grammar: subjects, verbs, agreement, case, fragments, modifiers, parallelism, shifts in construction, and punctuation.

ENGL 57  Writing Effective Sentences

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   

Formerly ENGL 64
Improve sentence writing skills through the analysis and application of sentence elements. Includes the identification and correction of common sentence problems, such as comma splice, fragment, and run-on.

ENGL 58  Paragraph Writing

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   

Formerly ENGL 66
Analysis and writing of paragraphs. Through the process of writing, the student learns to state and support an idea about a focused topic.

ENGL 67  Writing Fundamentals

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English Placement Test or completion of AMLA 42W or completion of LERN 81

Emphasizes sentence, outlining, summary, paragraph and essay skills, and critical thinking through combining reading and writing.

ENGL 68  Preparation for College Writing

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: ENGL 67 or AMLA 43W or satisfactory score on the English Placement Test

Development of the academic essay based on critical reading of texts. Reviews paragraph structure and introduces principles of documentation. Continues to develop critical thinking through reading of and writing about increasingly complex texts.

ENGL 75  Vocabulary Building

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   

Expands students' reading, writing, and speaking vocabularies through study of the principles of word formation, emphasizing prefixes, roots, suffixes, and the effective use of content clues as well as dictionaries and other reference works.

ENGL 81  Language Acquisition

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A

Language structure, linguistics, and language development. Explores first and second-language acquisition as it pertains to K-12 learners. Meets the Commission on Teaching Credentialing standards for Language Acquisition requirement for elementary school teaching credential.

ENGL 90  Accelerated Developmental Writing

5 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 90   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 67
Advisory: Eligibility for READ 90 or eligibility for AMLA 33

Critical thinking skills, contextual analysis, and conventions of essay writing in a thematic context to prepare students for college-level composition. Addresses metacognitive skills and affective factors with a process-based, integrative approach to writing.

ENGL 99  Special Projects in English

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A

Offers selected students recognition for their academic interest and ability, and the opportunity to explore the discipline in greater depth. The content of this course and the methods of study vary and depend on the particular project under consideration. Instructor authorization needed prior to enrollment.

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