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ENGL 137 C  College Study Strategies

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ENGL 111 C  Humanities: Renaissance–Present

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ENGL 180 C  Sign Language — SEE Level I

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ENGL 181 C  Sign Language — SEE Level II

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ENGL 182 C  Sign Language — SEE Level III

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ENGL 183 C  Educational Interpreting I

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ENGL 184 C  Educational Interpreting Practicum I

3 Units

Same as INDS 100 C. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a survey of the development of Western culture with a focus upon its Greco-Roman roots, and a study of other important influences, including African and Middle Eastern. The course covers prehistory to the Renaissance, with an emphasis on the arts. Duplicate credit not granted for INDS 100 C. Cost for museum visits not to exceed $15.00. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC) Same as INDS 101 C. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a survey of the development of Western culture from the Renaissance to the present, including a study of other important influences from Africa, the Middle East, and North and South America, with emphasis on the arts. Duplicate credit not granted for INDS 101 C. Cost for museum visits not to exceed $15.00. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 125 C  The Film

3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a critical study of film as literature that will develop critical thinking and writing skills. Students will study the elements of film making and the historical development of film. Film as a story telling art form will be emphasized. Ten to twelve films will be shown in class for analysis and discussion. Students will be expected to watch and study several additional films outside of class. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 125HC. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 125HC  Honors Film

3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a critical study of film as a story telling art form enhanced for Honors students. Students study the elements of cinematic storytelling, film’s dependence on literature, and the historical development of film. Ten to twelve short and feature films are shown in the course for discussion and analysis. Students will be expected to watch and study several additional films outside of class. The course is taught in a seminar format. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 125 C. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 126 C  Screenwriting

3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course provides students the opportunity to study the art of the screenplay and create their own. Students will critically analyze professional models, view excellent examples of film writing, and work on their own screenplay. Students will have the opportunity to have their work critiqued in a workshop setting. May be taken for credit 2 times. May be taken for credit 2 times. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE)

ENGL 135 C  Advanced Grammar and Usage

3 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This is an advanced course in English grammar and usage. Students will learn about the origins and development of the English language. Parts of speech, parts of sentences, verb tenses, sentence types, syntax, and standard usage will be emphasized. Students will demonstrate their understanding of English grammar and usage by analyzing standard written English. This course is useful for English, journalism, foreign language, and court reporting students and especially for those planning to enter elementary or secondary teaching. (CSU, AA GE)

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 060 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. The purpose of this course is to assist students in mastering effective learning and critical thinking strategies crucial for academic success and professional and personal growth. Goal setting and motivation, learning styles, time management, stress management, academic and professional reading, reading rate improvement, listening for note-taking, concentration, memory, test preparation, and test-taking strategies are primary topics. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU) Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course gives an overview of the Signing Exact English (SEE) model of sign language. Students will explore the philosophy and rationale of the sign system while developing both expressive and receptive delivery skills. It is designed to introduce students to a 700-word working vocabulary and to prepare them to continue on to ENGL 181 C. (CSU) Prerequisite: ENGL 180 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. Students will acquire approximately 1,000 additional signs and will improve expressive and receptive fluency with both signs and fingerspelling. Students will continue to address the rationale and philosophy of using the English sign model: Signing Exact English. (CSU) Prerequisite: ENGL 181 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. Students will increase the size of their sign lexicon, increase delivery speed, and refine fingerspelling skills. Students will also create a personal video portfolio monitoring their progress. Students will also explore issues and complete activities designed to develop a greater understanding of deafness and its impact on building English skills through presentation of a consistent model. (CSU) Prerequisite: ENGL 182 C with a minimum grade of “C” or three semesters of college level sign language classes in either American Sign Language, Pidgin Sign Language, Signed English, or Signing Exact English with minimum grades of “C.” Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course prepares students to offer sign language interpreting services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) with specific focus on service provision in the elementary and middle school level educational settings. Students will explore the rationale and methods of the service delivery models specifically targeting educational interpreting, address the ethics of educational interpreting, and learn about the certification process for educational interpreters in the state of California. (CSU) Prerequisite: ENGL 182 C with a minimum grade of “C” or three semesters of college level sign language classes in either American Sign Language, Pidgin Sign Language, Signed English, or signing Exact English with minimum grades of “C.” Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course will provide opportunities enabling students to apply previously learned theory to sign language interpreting services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH). There is a specific focus on service provision in the elementary and middle school level educational settings. Students will apply learned rationale and methods to a service delivery model specifically targeting educational interpreting, demonstrate application of the ethics of educational interpreting, and work toward certification for educational interpreters in the state of California. May be taken for credit 4 times. (CSU)

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ENGL 110 C  Humanities: Ancient and Medieval

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