Academic Catalogs

English (ENGL)

ENGL A0053 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Basic Reading Skills  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

A sequence of reading lessons that will target reading rate growth, for students in the areas of vocabulary development and comprehension improvement. Not applicable to AA or AS degree.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A005

    ENGL A0503 Units (54 lecture hours)  
    Introduction to College Reading  

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Theory and practice of fundamental reading skills, finding main idea, identifying supporting details, drawing inferences, and increasing rate. Special attention will be given to critical reading and to particular problems in content areas. Recommended for all students. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. Not applicable to AA or AS degree.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A050

      ENGL A0601.5 Units (27 lecture hours)  
      Grammar  

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Learn the fundamentals of standard English grammar usage, including sentence structure, part of speech, agreement, punctuation, and word choice. Apply concepts to written sentences and paragraphs. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. Not applicable to AA or AS degree.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A060

        ENGL A0993 Units (72 lecture hours)  
        Confidence in Writing  

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Apply the fundamentals of grammar, sentence structure, pre-compositional techniques, paragraph development, and essay construction. Practice in reading and textual analysis, critical thinking skills, and clear writing. Write structurally varied and grammatically correct sentences and clearly organized, appropriately detailed paragraphs leading to frequent practice in the construction of the expository essay. A minimum of five arranged hours of supplemental learning in the Success Center is required. NOTE: ALL STUDENTS ENROLLING IN ENGLISH A099 MUST BE PRESENT AT THE FIRST CLASS MEETING. ABSENT STUDENTS MAY LOSE THEIR SEATS IN THE CLASS. This course may also be offered online. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. Not applicable to AA or AS degree.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A099

          ENGL A1003 Units (72 lecture hours)  
          Freshman Composition  
          Prerequisite(s): ENGL A099 or ESL A099 or appropriate placement.

          Grading Mode: Standard Letter

          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

          Instruction and practice in essay writing, including using analytical thinking, choosing a thesis, assembling and organizing supporting evidence, and developing a clear tone and appropriate style. Includes reading and analysis of published essays, practice in basic research skills, and in-class essay writing. This course may also be offered in the hybrid format. Students will be required to take part in a minimum of three hours of revision activities outside of class by going to the OCC Writing Center, working with the instructor during office hours, or other activities as determined by the instructor. NOTE: All students enrolled in English A100 must be present at the first class meeting. Absent students may lose their seats in the class. C-ID: ENGL 100.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A100

            ENGL A1014 Units (72 lecture hours)  
            Critical Reasoning: Fiction  
            Prerequisite(s): ENGL A100 or ESL A100.

            Grading Mode: Standard Letter

            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

            Read, analyze, and write on literature applying critical thinking skills and research. Formulate and compose written arguments. Recognize logical fallacies, rhetorical strategies, implicit meaning, and use inductive/deductive reasoning. This course may also be offered online. C-ID: ENGL110, 120.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A101

              ENGL A101H4 Units (72 lecture hours)  
              Critical Reasoning: Fiction Honors  
              Prerequisite(s): ENGL A100 or ESL A100.

              Grading Mode: Standard Letter

              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

              Read, analyze, and write on literature applying critical thinking skills and research. Formulate and compose written arguments. Recognize logical fallacies, rhetorical strategies, implicit meaning, and use inductive/deductive reasoning. This course may also be offered online. C-ID: ENGL 110, 120.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A101H

                ENGL A1023 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                Critical Reasoning: Nonfiction  
                Prerequisite(s): ENGL A100 or ESL A100.

                Grading Mode: Standard Letter

                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                Read, analyze and write on works of non-fiction applying critical thinking skills and research. Formulate and compose written arguments. Recognize logical fallacies, rhetorical strategies, implicit meaning, and use inductive and deductive reasoning. This course may also be offered online. C-ID: ENGL 105.

                Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A102

                  ENGL A102H3 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                  Critical Reasoning: Nonfiction Honors  
                  Prerequisite(s): ENGL A100 or ESL A100.

                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter

                  Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                  Read, analyze and write on works of non-fiction applying critical thinking skills and research. Formulate and compose written arguments. Recognize logical fallacies, rhetorical strategies, implicit meaning, and use inductive and deductive reasoning. C-ID: ENGL 105.

                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A102H

                    ENGL A1093 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                    Critical Reasoning and Writing for Science and Technology  
                    Prerequisite(s): ENGL A100 or ESL A100.

                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                    Read, analyze, and write on works about science and technology applying critical thinking skills and research. Formulate and compose written arguments. Recognize logical fallacies, rhetorical strategies, and technical writing formats. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: ENGL 105.

                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A109

                      ENGL A1173 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                      Narrative Journalism  
                      Advisory: ENGL A100 and JOUR A110.

                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                      Transfer Credit: CSU.

                      A writing workshop focusing on student writing and marketing in-depth non-fiction feature articles. Emphasis will be on guiding students and developing interesting non-fiction stories from the idea stage through publication and finding suitable markets for publication. Same as JOUR A117. Students completing ENGL A117 may not receive credit for JOUR A117. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A117

                        ENGL A1193 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                        Introduction to Creative Writing  
                        Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                        Familiarizes students with writing techniques in fiction, poetry, and scriptwriting through close reading in all three genres, careful text analysis with an emphasis on methods, and extensive writing practice. Students will produce original work in three genres, which they will revise based on detailed responses from instructor and peers. May be taken for a grade or on a pass /no pass basis. C-ID: ENGL 200.

                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A119

                          ENGL A1213 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                          Short Story Workshop  
                          Advisory: ENGL A100 and ENGL A119.

                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                          A workshop class in short fiction, centered on discussing and evaluating students’ original work. Includes practical strategies for generating strong prose, based on techniques of published writers. For beginning, intermediate, or advanced writers. Students will be given the opportunity to submit work for publication in the Orange Coast Review. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A121

                            ENGL A1224 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                            Novel Writing I  
                            Advisory: ENGL A100 and ENGL A119.

                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                            A course focusing on student production in the novel form with emphasis on discussion, criticism and evaluation of student novel fragments or completed manuscripts. Designed for beginning, intermediate, and advanced writers seeking practice and guidance in the novel craft. Discussion, criticism, and evaluation of student work. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A122

                              ENGL A1233 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                              Writing for Social Media  

                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter

                              Transfer Credit: CSU.

                              Students will develop writing skills for social media while exploring the design and impact of digital and social media technologies for professional application in a wide variety of organizational situations. Students will analyze, think critically, research, develop, write, and discuss multiple topics in social media.

                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A123

                                ENGL A1263 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                Poetry Writing  
                                Advisory: ENGL A100 and ENGL A119.

                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                Emphasizing student writing in poetic forms. Includes lectures and discussions on the theory and practice of poetry, focuses primarily on the discussion and evaluation of student work. Designed for beginning, intermediate and advanced writers seeking practice and guidance in poetry writing. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A126

                                  ENGL A1274 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                                  Scriptwriting I  
                                  Advisory: ENGL A100 and ENGL A119.

                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                  Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                  This is a writing workshop in which students gain professional insight into scriptwriting techniques for stage, television, and feature films. Students learn how to write a beginning and ending, synopsis, treatment, step outline, and a brief scene designated for the stage, as well as television or the movies. The class focuses on the discussion of student works and their evaluation by the instructor. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A127

                                    ENGL A1403 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                    Introduction to Literature  
                                    Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                    Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

                                    This course introduces representative works from major genres (fiction, novel, poetry and drama), develops students’ close reading and analytical writing skills, and promotes appreciation and critical understanding of the cultural, historical, and aesthetic qualities of literature. C-ID: ENGL 120.

                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A140

                                      ENGL A140H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                      Introduction to Literature Honors  
                                      Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                      Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

                                      This course introduces representative works from major genres (fiction, novel, poetry and drama), develops students’ close reading and analytical writing skills, and promotes appreciation and critical understanding of the cultural, historical, and aesthetic qualities of literature. C-ID: ENGL 120.

                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A140H

                                        ENGL A1413 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                        The Bible As Literature  
                                        Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                        Read, analyze, and write on important Biblical works from both the Old and New Testament canon. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works, their origins and adoption. Formulate and produce written analysis of assigned works. Same course as RLST A180. Students completing ENGL A141 may not receive credit for RLST A180. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A141

                                          ENGL A141H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                          The Bible As Literature Honors  
                                          Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                          Read, analyze, and write on important Biblical works from both the Old and New Testament canon. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works, their origins and adoption. Formulate and produce written analysis of assigned works. Same course as RLST A180. Students completing ENGL A141H may not receive credit for RLST A180. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A141H

                                            ENGL A1433 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                            Children's Literature  
                                            Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                            Read, analyze, and write on important texts of children’s literature. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: ENGL 180.

                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A143

                                              ENGL A143H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                              Children's Literature Honors  
                                              Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                              Read, analyze, and write on important texts of children’s literature. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: ENGL 180.

                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A143H

                                                ENGL A1473 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                Introduction to Science Fiction  
                                                Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                Read, analyze, and write on important works of science fiction. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works.

                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A147

                                                  ENGL A147H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                  Introduction to Science Fiction Honors  
                                                  Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                  Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                  Read, analyze, and write on important works of science fiction. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works.

                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A147H

                                                    ENGL A1483 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                                                    Film As Literature  
                                                    Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                    Read, analyze, and write on international and American films. Critically examine the philosophical, cultural, mythic, religious, and/or historical elements related to film. Explore the styles in individual works and the commentary made on moral, social, and aesthetic issues. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A148

                                                      ENGL A148H3 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                                                      Film As Literature Honors  
                                                      Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                      Read, analyze, and write on international and American films. Critically examine the philosophical, cultural, mythic, religious, and/or historical elements related to film. Explore the styles in individual works and the commentary made on moral, social, and aesthetic issues. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A148H

                                                        ENGL A1503 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                        American Literature Before the 20th Century  
                                                        Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                        Read, analyze, and write on important early American literary works produced prior to the 20th Century. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: ENGL 130.

                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A150

                                                          ENGL A150H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                          American Literature Before the 20th Century Honors  
                                                          Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                          Read, analyze, and write on important early American literary works produced prior to the 20th Century. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: ENGL 130.

                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A150H

                                                            ENGL A1513 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                            American Literature in the 20th Century  
                                                            Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                            Read, analyze, and write on important American literary works from the early 20th century to the present. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. This course may also be offered online. Lecture. C-ID: ENGL 135.

                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A151

                                                              ENGL A151H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                              American Literature in the 20th Century Honors  
                                                              Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                              Read, analyze, and write on important American literary works from the early 20th century to the present. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. This course may also be offered online. Lecture. C-ID: ENGL 135.

                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A151H

                                                                ENGL A1523 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                Race, Culture, and Identity in Literature  
                                                                Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                Read, analyze, and write on texts by American writers, immigrant writers, and other writers that explore ethnicity, race, culture, sexuality, or ideology. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A152

                                                                  ENGL A152H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                  Race, Culture, and Identify in Literature Honors  
                                                                  Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                  Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                  Read, analyze, and write on texts by American writers, immigrant writers, and other writers that explore ethnicity, race, culture, sexuality, or ideology. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A152H

                                                                    ENGL A1563 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                    California Literature  
                                                                    Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                    Read, analyze, and write on important texts of California Literature. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A156

                                                                      ENGL A156H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                      California Literature Honors  
                                                                      Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                      Read, analyze, and write on important texts of California Literature. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A156H

                                                                        ENGL A1603 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                        World Literature Through Renaissance  
                                                                        Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                        Read, analyze, interpret, and write on influential and significant early World literary works in translation produced from antiquity through the Renaissance. Works will be included from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A160

                                                                          ENGL A160H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                          World Literature Through Renaissance Honors  
                                                                          Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                          Read, analyze, interpret, and write on influential and significant early World literary works in translation produced from antiquity through the Renaissance. Works will be included from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A160H

                                                                            ENGL A1613 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                            World Literature Since Renaissance  
                                                                            Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                            Read, analyze, and write on important World literary works in translation from the Renaissance to the present. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works from Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and the Middle East. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A161

                                                                              ENGL A161H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                              World Literature Since Renaissance Honors  
                                                                              Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                              Read, analyze, and write on important World literary works in translation from the Renaissance to the present. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works from Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and the Middle East. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A161H

                                                                                ENGL A1653 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                Introduction to Irish Literature  
                                                                                Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

                                                                                A survey of Irish literature including poetry, prose, and drama from the earliest periods to the present. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. Three hours lecture.

                                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A165

                                                                                  ENGL A1683 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                  Popular Fiction  
                                                                                  Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                  Read, analyze, and write on important texts of Popular Fiction including popular novels, detective fiction, science fiction, fantasy, horror, young adult, romance, historical fiction, and graphic novel/comics. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis.

                                                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A168

                                                                                    ENGL A1703 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                    Contemporary Literature  
                                                                                    Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                    Read, analyze, and write on important contemporary literature. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A170

                                                                                      ENGL A170H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                      Contemporary Literature Honors  
                                                                                      Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                      Read, analyze, and write on important contemporary literature. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A170H

                                                                                        ENGL A1723 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                        Unique Topics in Literature  
                                                                                        Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                        Read, analyze, and write on important texts chosen because of their timeliness and focus on a common theme, form, geographical area, or cultural group. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A172

                                                                                          ENGL A1733 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                          Women Writers  
                                                                                          Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                          Read, analyze, and write on important works by women writers. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A173

                                                                                            ENGL A173H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                            Women Writers Honors  
                                                                                            Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                            Read, analyze, and write on important works by women writers. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A173H

                                                                                              ENGL A1763 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                              World Mythology  
                                                                                              Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                              Read, analyze, and write on myths and the literature based on mythic traditions. Examine the philosophical, cultural, mythic, religious, and/or historical elements related to these texts. Formulate and produce written analysis of assigned work. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A176

                                                                                                ENGL A176H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                World Mythology Honors  
                                                                                                Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                Read, analyze, and write on myths and the literature based on mythic traditions. Examine the philosophical, cultural, mythic, religious, and/or historical elements related to these texts. Formulate and produce written analysis of assigned work. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A176H

                                                                                                  ENGL A1793 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                  Gender and Sexuality in Literature and Film  
                                                                                                  Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                  Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                  Read, analyze, and write on literature and films of different genres, periods, and cultures that focus on culturally constructed images of males and females. Examine the philosophical, cultural, mythic, religious, and/or historical elements related to these films and texts. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A179

                                                                                                    ENGL A179H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                    Gender and Sexuality in Literature and Film Honors  
                                                                                                    Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                    Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

                                                                                                    Read, analyze, and write on literature and films of different genres, periods, and cultures that focus on culturally constructed images of gender and sexuality. Examine the philosophical, cultural, mythic, and/or historical elements related to gender, sexuality and sexual identity. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A179H

                                                                                                      ENGL A1813 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                      Shakespeare  
                                                                                                      Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                      Read, analyze, and write on a range of Shakespearean texts including histories, comedies, tragedies, and problem plays. Examine the philosophical, cultural, mythic, religious, and/or historical elements related to these texts. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A181

                                                                                                        ENGL A181H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                        Shakespeare Honors  
                                                                                                        Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                        Read, analyze, and write on a range of Shakespearean texts including histories, comedies, tragedies, and problem plays. Examine the philosophical, cultural, mythic, religious, and/or historical elements related to these texts. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A181H

                                                                                                          ENGL A1873 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                          Introduction to Literary Theory  
                                                                                                          Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                          Introduction to literary theory and interpretation with a focus on genre, textual analysis, and application of theoretical principles. Examines the influence of philosophy and history on perceptions of literature and will investigate relevant topics such as art, sexuality, economics, culture, power, and language. Some authors may include Barthes, Freud, Marx, Derrida, and Foucault. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A187

                                                                                                            ENGL A187H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                            Introduction to Literary Theory Honors  
                                                                                                            Advisory: ENGL A100.

                                                                                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                            Introduction to literary theory and interpretation with a focus on genre, textual analysis, and application of theoretical principles. Examines the influence of philosophy and history on perceptions of literature and will investigate relevant topics such as art, sexuality, economics, culture, power, and language. Some authors may include Barthes, Freud, Marx, Derrida, and Foucault. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A187H

                                                                                                              ENGL A2223 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                              Novel Writing II  

                                                                                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                              Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                                              For students who have completed at least fifty pages of an original novel, this intermediate level writing workshop focuses on planning and developing the novel into a full-length manuscript. The course explores theory, technique and the practical discipline of writing fiction, and examines models from various genres (literary classics, historical fiction, detective fiction, romance, science fiction and others). In addition, students learn to write critiques demonstrating a working knowledge of literary technique and terminology. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A222

                                                                                                                ENGL A2274 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                                Scriptwriting II  

                                                                                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                                Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

                                                                                                                This is a course for students who have completed at least one act (30 pages) of an original play or screenplay. The emphasis this semester will be on analyzing dramatic strategies in film, television, and theatre, with special attention given to bringing a short project to completion (30-60 pages). May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A227

                                                                                                                  ENGL A2323 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                                  Novel Writing III  

                                                                                                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                                                  This is an advanced writing workshop for students who have already completed more than 100 pages of an original novel. Students will focus on analysis of the elements of dramatic fictional structure through examination of works in progress. In addition to generating 50-100 new pages, students will read essays on craft and engage in research into the settings and circumstances of their characters in order to lend authenticity to the narrative. This course is designed to assist students in developing and revising manuscripts to meet contemporary publication standards. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A232

                                                                                                                    ENGL A2374 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                                    Scriptwriting III  

                                                                                                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                                    Transfer Credit: CSU, UC

                                                                                                                    An intermediate scriptwriting workshop for students who have completed at least 60 pages of an original work. The emphasis at this stage will be on the refinement of structure, tone, dialogue, and character, in service to the emerging themes of the work-in-progress. Students will read essays on craft and will engage in research into the circumstances and settings featured in their scripts. After generating 30-60 new pages, students will carefully revise and edit their work, resulting in the completion of a substantial portion of their full-length plays/screenplays. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A237

                                                                                                                      ENGL A2424 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                                      Novel Writing IV  

                                                                                                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                                      Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                                                      This is a writing workshop for students who have completed more than 150 pages of an original novel. The course is designed to assist students in finishing their novels and prepare them to market professional manuscripts for publication. Students will research current standards for query letters and other submission procedures and apply them to the process of selling their work. Manuscripts submitted for workshop will meet contemporary publication standards. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A242

                                                                                                                        ENGL A2474 Units (72 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                                        Scriptwriting IV  

                                                                                                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                                        Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

                                                                                                                        An advanced scriptwriting workshop for students who have completed at least 90 pages of an original work. The emphasis this semester will be on completing and marketing a saleable feature-length screenplay, theatrical play, original pilot, or spec script for an existing television show. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

                                                                                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A247

                                                                                                                          ENGL A2703 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                                          Survey of British Literature Before 1800  
                                                                                                                          Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                                                                                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                                          Read, analyze, and write on important British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to 1800. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. This course may also be offered online. C-ID: ENGL 160.

                                                                                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A270

                                                                                                                            ENGL A270H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                                            Survey of British Literature Before 1800 Honors  
                                                                                                                            Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                                                                                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                                            Read, analyze, and write on important British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to 1800. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. This course may also be offered online. C-ID: ENGL 160.

                                                                                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A270H

                                                                                                                              ENGL A2753 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                                              Survey of British Literature After 1800  
                                                                                                                              Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                                                                                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                                              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                                              Read, analyze, and write on important British literary works after 1800. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. This course may also be offered online. C-ID: ENGL 165.

                                                                                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A275

                                                                                                                                ENGL A275H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                                                                                Survey of British Literature After 1800 Honors  
                                                                                                                                Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL A100.

                                                                                                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                                                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                                                                                                                Read, analyze, and write on important British literary works after 1800. Explore the historical, cultural, philosophical, and aesthetic implications of representative works. Formulate and produce written analyses of assigned works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. This course may also be offered online. C-ID: ENGL 165.

                                                                                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing ENGL A275H