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CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

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3 Units

ENGL 298 C  Language Arts Seminar

ENGL 234HC  Honors Shakespeare

3 Units

ENGL 299 C  Language Arts Independent Study

ENGL 239 C  Survey — Children’s Literature

3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. The course is an introduction to the major works of William Shakespeare. The emphasis is upon the plays and includes a study of selected comedies, histories, and the major tragedies. Ten to twelve plays will be studied along with a selection of the sonnets. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 234HC. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC) Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This is a college level course enhanced for Honors students. The emphasis is on developing increased critical thinking, reading, and writing skills as they apply to an analysis of William Shakespeare’s sonnets and his major plays, both as texts and in performance. The class will be conducted as a seminar. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 234 C. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC) Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with a grade of “C” or better. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course surveys the historical and cultural development of children’s literature throughout the world, while emphasizing the important role that literature must assume in the social, emotional, and intellectual development of children. Tracing the multicultural origins of the oral tradition to the current standards of written excellence and pictorial artistry, this course concentrates on nursery rhymes, poetry, folk tales, myth, sacred literature, picture books, juvenile literature, and non-fiction. Comparative and critical approaches are used to analyze children’s literature from a multicultural perspective. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, CUL DIV)

ENGL 247 C  Multicultural Literature

3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. The course is a study of multicultural literature, by both immigrant and native American writers, which explores varied responses — ethnic, gender, and regional — in the cultural context of a diverse country. Students will critically analyze a variety of literary sources, including such genres as fiction, drama, expository writing — essays, journals, autobiography, letters, and other less traditional literary forms — tales, chants, and rituals. The course is designed to enrich students’ lives by exploring the multicultural literary sources of America that contribute to the cultural history and development of contemporary American society. Not open to students with credit in ENGL 097 C. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

ENGL 255 C  African-American Literature I

3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with a grade of “C” or better. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is an in-depth historical analysis of the African and African-American literary diaspora, which explores auto­ biography, letters, poems, narratives, prose and other folk traditions from the beginning of the slave era to the Reconstruction era in the United States. This course is designed to expose students to the literature and social issues of Africans in America. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

ENGL 256 C  African-American Literature II

3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with a grade of “C” or better. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is an in-depth historical analysis of the African and African American literary diaspora, which explores autobiography, letters, poems, plays, prose and other folk traditions from the Civil War to present in the United States. This course is designed to expose students to the literature and social issues of Africans in America. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

.5 to 12 Units

Term hours: 8–216 lecture depending on units attempted. This seminar is for able students who wish to extend their knowledge of literature, language and culture through small group discussion. Subject matter may concern the work of one author or the literary or cultural characteristics of a particular movement or period. May be taken for credit 1–4 times. Pass/No Pass or Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option or Standard Letter Grade. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

.5 to 2 Units

Prerequisite: Approved Independent Study Learning Contract. Term hours: 8–36 conference depending on units attempted. This course is for able students who wish to increase their knowledge of literature and/ or language through individual study or research. Unit credit may range from .5 to 2 units in any given semester. May be taken for credit 3 times. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

English as a Second Language Division of Language Arts Division Dean — Eldon Young Faculty Hong Chi Kathy Llanos Debra McPherson Alison Robertson Kathryn Wada

Counselors Velia Lawson Therese Mosqueda-Ponce Daniel Pelletier

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs)

The courses taught by this department contribute to the General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes. Please refer to General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes.

English as a Second Language (ESL) ESL 044 C  Beginning Oral Skills

2 Units

Prerequisite: Appropriate skills demonstrated through the assessment process. Term hours: 32–36 lecture. This course is designed for high-beginning level non-native English speakers to improve basic oral communication skills related to social, vocational, and academic areas. The emphasis is on conversation, small group discussion, class discussion, and listening comprehension. Non-Degree Credit. May be taken for credit 2 times. Pass/ No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

Courses

ENGL 234 C  Shakespeare

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