2013-15 Catalog

English (ENGL) English Courses

ENGL 102. Basic Writing II. 4 units.

CR/NC

Instruction in the writing process. Practice in the strategies of writing, revising, and editing paragraphs and essays with attention paid to focus, support, and organization. Directed readings of exemplary prose. Not for baccalaureate credit. Credit/No Credit grading only. Repeatable. 4 lectures.

ENGL 103. Writing and Rhetoric Tutorial. 1 unit.

CR/NC
Concurrent: ENGL 133 or ENGL 134.

Directed, weekly practice in writing in a laboratory environment. Required of all students scoring below 147 on the English Placement Test (EPT). Students scoring below 147 must enroll in the Writing and Rhetoric Stretch Program and take ENGL 103 during the second quarter of the stretch class, concurrently with ENGL 133 or ENGL 134. Not for baccalaureate credit. Credit/No Credit grading only. 1 laboratory.

ENGL 111. English Sentence Structure for ESL/EFL Students. 4 units.
CR/NC
Prerequisite: Non-native English speakers who need to develop skill in writing English sentences.

Focus on the fundamentals of sentence patterns, sentence construction, and sentence combining within the context of the paragraph and story. Practice in writing a variety of effective sentences; practice in linking sentences in a unified paragraph controlled by a topic sentence. Not for baccalaureate credit. Credit/No Credit grading only. 4 lectures.

ENGL 112. English Paragraph Development for ESL/EFL Students. 4 units.
CR/NC

Focus on the fundamentals of paragraph development within the context of the essay and story. Writing paragraphs with strong topic sentences that control paragraph unity; linking paragraphs for a unified essay through transitions and the control of the thesis statement. Not for baccalaureate credit. Credit/No Credit grading only. 4 lectures.

ENGL 113. Essay Writing/ESL. 4 units.

CR/NC
Prerequisite: ENGL 111 or ENGL 112, or consent of instructor.

Practice in essay writing with special attention paid to the writing process. Focus on using details and examples for effective development. Review of grammar problems specific to ESL students. Journal writing to enhance fluency. Directed readings of essays and fiction. Not for baccalaureate credit. Credit/No Credit grading only. 4 lectures.

ENGL 115. Graduation Writing Requirement Preparation. 4 units.

CR/NC
Prerequisite: At least two unsuccessful attempts at the GWR.

Writing practice of extemporaneous expository and argumentative essays under time pressure. Discussion and application of rhetorical and grammatical principles through critical reading of student and professional essays. Satisfactory completion of the course fulfills the Graduate Writing Requirement. Not for baccalaureate credit. Credit/No Credit grading only. 4 lectures.

ENGL 133. Writing & Rhetoric for English as a Second Language Students. 4 units.

GE Area A1
Prerequisite: ENGL 111, ENGL 112, and ENGL 113, or satisfactory score on the English Placement Test, or consent of instructor.

Rhetorical principles and tactics applied to written work. Writing as
a recursive process that leads to greater organizational coherency, stylistic complexity, and rhetorical awareness with an emphasis on grammatical elements appropriate for English as a Second Language students. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE A1.

ENGL 134. Writing and Rhetoric. 4 units.

GE Area A1
Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English Placement Test.

Rhetorical principles and tactics applied to written work. Writing as a recursive process that leads to greater organizational coherency, stylistic complexity, and rhetorical awareness. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE A1.

ENGL 145. Reasoning, Argumentation, and Writing. 4 units.

GE Area A3
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A1 with a C- or better, or consent of instructor. Recommended: Completion of GE Area A2.

The principles of reasoning in argumentation. Examination of rhetorical principles and responsible rhetorical behavior. Application of these principles to written and oral communications. Effective use of research methods and sources. 4 lectures. Crosslisted as COMS/ ENGL/HNRS 145. Fulfills GE A3.

ENGL 148. Reasoning, Argumentation and Professional Writing. 4 units.
GE Area A3
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A1 with a C- or better, or consent of instructor. Recommended: Completion of GE Area A2.

The principles of reasoning in professional writing. Discussion and application of rhetorical principles, both oral and written, in professional environments. Study of methods, resources and common formats
used in corporate or research writing. 4 lectures. Crosslisted as ENGL/ HNRS 148. Fulfills GE A3.

ENGL 149. Technical Writing for Engineers. 4 units.

GE Area A3
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A1 with a C- or better, or consent of instructor; for Engineering students only. Recommended: Completion of GE Area A2.

The principles of technical writing. Discussion and application of rhetorical principles in technical environments. Study of methods, resources and common formats used in corporate or research writing. 4 lectures. Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 149. Fulfills GE A3.

ENGL 150. Writing Tutorial. 1 unit.

CR/NC
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A1 and consent of instructor.

Guided discussion and practice of writing strategies for students seeking support for writing-related coursework and/or the GWR. Weekly, individualized and group sessions with a peer writing consultant offering feedback based on the audience, purpose, and context of a writing task. Credit/No Credit only. Total credit limited to 4 units. 1 activity.

ENGL 202. Introduction to Literary Studies. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE A1; for English majors only.

Introduction to literary genres, concepts, and terms. Emphasis on explication and interpretation, and on writing about literature. 4 lectures.

ENGL 203. Core I: 450-1485. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A, and ENGL 251; for English majors only.

Representative canonical and non-canonical readings in the literature of the period. Selections may include such readings as Beowulf, Chaucer, Dante, a mystery or morality play, the Pearl Poet and others, as chosen by the instructor. 4 lectures.

ENGL 204. Core II: 1485-1660. 4 units.

Corequisite: ENGL 203; for English majors only.

Representative canonical and non-canonical readings in the literature of the period. Selections may include such readings as Bradstreet, Donne, Milton, Shakespeare, Spenser, and others, as chosen by the instructor. 4 lectures.

ENGL 205. Core III: 1660-1789. 4 units.

Corequisite: ENGL 204; for English majors only.

Representative canonical and non-canonical readings in the literature of the period. Selections may include such readings as Defoe, Franklin, Pope, Swift, Wheatley, and others, as chosen by the instructor. 4 lectures.

ENGL 210. New Media Technology. 4 units.

CR/NC

An introduction to and application of new media software used for the production of online help, professional live technical presentations, and high-level technical document design, production and distribution. Credit/No Credit grading only. 4 lectures.

ENGL 230. Masterworks of British Literature through the Eighteenth Century. 4 units.
GE Area C1
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Covers a thousand years of British literature, from the eighth to the eighteenth century and may include such readings as Beowulf, The Canterbury Tales, Utopia, Othello, Paradise Lost, Oroonoko and Gulliver’s Travels. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C1.

ENGL 231. Masterworks of British Literature from the Late 18th Century to the Present. 4 units.
GE Area C1
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Broadly surveys Romantic, Victorian, Modern, and Contemporary British literature in an historical-cultural context. Investigates works from several genres and a variety of national and cultural voices. May include such writers as Wordsworth, Wollstonecraft, Dickens, G. Eliot, Wilde, Woolf, Yeats, and Gordimer. 4 lectures. Crosslisted as ENGL 231/HNRS 232. Fulfills GE C1.

ENGL 240. The American Tradition in Literature. 4 units.

GE Area C1
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

A broadly based survey of American literature, exploring the impact
of various world cultures on the evolving definition of the American experience. Literary expression of movements that shape the American character over time, such as Puritanism, Transcendentalism, and Naturalism. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C1.

ENGL 251. Great Books I: Introduction to Classical Literature. 4 units.
GE Area C1
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Examination of the ancient epics and classical literature of Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome. May include such readings as The Epic of Gilgamesh, the Iliad, the Odyssey, Genesis, Exodus, Antigone, the Symposium, the Aeneid, and Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations. 4 lectures. Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 251. Fulfills GE C1.

ENGL 252. Great Books II: Medieval to Enlightenment Literature. 4 units.
GE Area C1
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Examination of key works marking the transition from Mediterranean Classicism (c. 500 CE) to an emergent European tradition (c. 1800 CE). May include such readings as Augustine’s Confessions, Song
of Roland, Egil’s Saga, the Consolation of Philosophy, The Romance of Tristan, the Inferno, Cellini’s Autobiography, Utopia, Princess of Cleves, Candide, Discourse on Method, and Rousseau’s Confessions. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C1.

ENGL 253. Great Books III: Romanticism to Modernism Literature. 4 units.
GE Area C1
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Examination of key works marking the Romantic Revolution and the realist and modernist movements that followed in its wake. May include such readings as the poetry of Blake, Wordsworth, Eliot, Rimbaud, Plath, Ginsberg, and Stein; Notes from Underground, The Death
of Ivan Ilych, The Metamorphosis and/or The Hunger Artist, Heart
of Darkness, ’Sonny’s Blues,’ and Virginia Woolf’s short fiction and essays. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C1.

ENGL 260. Children’s Literature. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Analysis and evaluation of traditional literature, fantasy, realistic fiction, historical fiction, informational books, picture books, and poetry for children in multiple subject classroom grades K-6. Emphasis on multicultural texts. 4 lectures. Crosslisted as ENGL/LS 260.

ENGL 270. Selected Topics. 1-4 units.

Prerequisite: Open to undergraduate students and consent of instructor.

Directed group study of selected topics. The Schedule of Classes will list title selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 1 to 4 lectures.

ENGL 290. Introduction to Linguistics. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.
Introduction to the nature of language; concepts and methods of

ENGL 301. Advanced Composition - ESL. 4 units.

GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Writing and critical analysis of expository and argumentative papers. Emphasis on rhetorical, stylistic, and grammatical problems specific to non-native speakers. Critical reading of essays and/or fiction. Practice in revision and editing of papers. Journal writing to promote fluency. 4 lectures. Fulfills GWR.

ENGL 302. Writing: Advanced Composition. 4 units.

GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Writing and analysis of expository and argumentative papers at an advanced level. Special attention paid to issues of style and voice. Critical reading of models of effective writing. 4 lectures. Fulfills GWR.

ENGL 303. Core IV: 1789-1861. 4 units.

Corequisite: ENGL 205; for English majors only.

Representative canonical and non-canonical readings in the literature of the period. May include such authors as Austen, Emerson, Hawthorne, Keats, Wordsworth, and others, as chosen by the instructor. 4 lectures.

ENGL 304. Core V: 1861-1914. 4 units.

Corequisite: ENGL 303; for English majors only.

Representative canonical and non-canonical readings in the literature of the period. May include such authors as Arnold, Dickinson, James, Tennyson, Whitman, and others, as chosen by the instructor. 4 lecture.

ENGL 305. Core VI: 1914 - Present. 4 units.

Corequisite: ENGL 304; for English majors only.

Representative canonical and non-canonical readings in the literature of the period. May include such authors as Eliot, Faulkner, Morrison, Woolf, Yeats, and others, as chosen by the instructor. 4 lectures.

ENGL 310. Corporate Communication. 4 units.

GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A. Recommended: Junior standing.

Instruction and practice in forms of communication characteristic of business and industry. 4 lectures. Fulfills GWR.

ENGL 317. Technical Editing. 4 units.

GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A. Recommended: Junior standing.

Instruction and practice in editing skills commonly used in workplace settings. Includes practical instruction in copyediting, sentence
level editing, and substantive editing for accuracy and consistency. Editing documents, illustrations, web pages for consistency and use. Application of grammar and punctuation. 4 lectures. Fulfills GWR.

ENGL 319. Information Design and Production. 4 units.

Prerequisite: ENGL 148 or ENGL 149, ENGL 210 or consent of instructor.

Mid-level presentation of the theory and practice involved with the production of technical documents. Focus on history, typography, information design principles, the effective integration of text and graphics, project management, and recent industry trends in software linguistic science. 4 lectures. use. 4 lectures.

ENGL 326. Literary Criticism. 4 units.

GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Theory and practice of current and traditional literary criticism, including writing and revising critical statements based on current models. 4 lectures. Fulfills GWR.

ENGL 330. British Literature in the Age of Belief: to 1485. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

The historical development of medieval English literature through selected canonical and non-canonical works of various genres. Medieval authorship and textual practice, the relationship between gender and writing, and the forging of a national poetic identity. Interdisciplinary support material (artwork and music) illustrating key themes. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 331. British Literature in the Age of Discovery: 1485-1660. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

The literary, historical, political, religious and scientific concerns of the Age of the Renaissance. May include such readings as More’s Utopia, Spenser’s Faerie Queene, Shakespeare’s Othello, Donne’s Songs and Sonnets, Milton’s Paradise Lost. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 332. British Literature in the Age of Enlightenment: 1660-1798. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

In-depth exploration of the dominant themes and preoccupations of the Age of Enlightenment. Historical and cultural contexts of canonical and non-canonical literature emphasized to illustrate 18th century Britons’ views of themselves and their changing world. May include such writers as Dryden, Behn, Defoe, Swift, Pope, and Johnson. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 332. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 333. British Literature in the Age of Romanticism: 1798-1832. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

In-depth exploration of the literature of the British Romantic period. Cultural, historical, and philosophic contexts will also be examined in both canonical and non-canonical works. May include such writers as Blake, Wordsworth, Keats, and Wollstonecraft. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 333. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 334. British Literature in the Age of Industrialism: 1832-1914. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

In-depth study of historical, philosophical, and literary reaction to
the rise of the modern industrial state. Special focus on the literary response to the following: industry, democracy, class, art, and culture. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 335. British Literature in the Age of Modernism: 1914- Present. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

In-depth exploration of the dominant concerns and achievements of British literature from Modernism through Postmodernism. Historical and cultural contexts of canonical and non-canonical literature explored to illustrate 20th century Britain’s reactions to the breakdown of traditional beliefs, the World Wars, the legacy of colonialism, the changing politics and problems of a multicultural nation. May include such writers as Conrad, Joyce, Woolf, Yeats, Heaney, Ishiguro, Walcott. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 338. Introduction to Shakespeare-London Study. 4 units.

GE Area C4
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Shakespeare’s works as texts, productions, and major historical, aesthetic and cultural touchstones. The author’s intellectual and social influences on four centuries of theatre and his subsequent impact on literature and other arts in London. Attendance at play performances required. 3 lectures, 1 activity. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors.

ENGL 339. Introduction to Shakespeare. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Shakespeare’s works as texts, productions and major historical, aesthetic and cultural touchstones. The author’s intellectual and social influences on four centuries of theatre and his subsequent impact on literature and other arts. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 340. The Literary Sources of the American Character: 1600-1865. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

The literature of the United States from its sources in the accounts of the early British and Spanish explorers to the works of the American Renaissance. The relationship between mainstream and marginalized voices in the American character. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except

for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 341. The Literary Sources of the American Character: 1865-1914. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Analysis of literary Realism and Naturalism in their cultural and historical contexts. May include such writers as Whitman, Dickinson, Twain, Chopin, James, Wharton, Dreiser, Norris, and Crane who are seen to accommodate the sense of danger, doubt, and disorder of the time. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 342. The Literary Sources of the American Character: 1914-1956. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

The writers of the modern period and those of the early post-modern age, including writers marked by stylistic innovation and a willingness to challenge traditionally accepted standards. May include such writers as Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Stein, Hughes. 4 lectures. Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 342. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 343. Multiple Voices of Contemporary American Literature. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

In-depth study of American fiction, poetry, and drama written since 1956. How contemporary literature examines enduring American themes and breaks new ground with the inclusion of diverse voices. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units). Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 343.

ENGL 345. Women Writers of the Twentieth Century. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR; USCP
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

In-depth exploration of works of 20th century women authors within their historical and cultural contexts. Analysis of canonical and non- canonical writing by women of differing classes, races, ethnicities, and sexual preferences. Literary techniques through which texts reflect

or challenge such cultural constructs as gender, identity, sexuality, motherhood, etc. The emergence of a female literary tradition. May include such writers as Woolf, Rich, Kingston, Yamamoto, Morrison, Cervantes. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills USCP. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 346. Ethnic American Literature. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR; USCP
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Investigation of the primary issues, themes, and tropes of literature written in English by African-American, Asian-American, Native American, Hispanic and Jewish writers. Cultural and historical contexts explored to consider effects of marginalization on this literature, and its subsequent relation to the American canon. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4

ENGL 347. African American Literature. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR; USCP
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

The writings of African Americans from the end of the eighteenth century to the present. Individual works and literary trends among African Americans of various periods and contexts: intellectual, political, and cultural. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills USCP. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units). Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 347.

ENGL 349. Gender in Twentieth Century Literature. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR; USCP
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

In-depth study of issues related to male and female identity and
the relations between men and women as depicted in twentieth- century fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and/or drama. How gender issues are created and viewed from different perspectives, such as social/ economic class, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills USCP. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 350. The Modern Novel. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Readings in the modern novel in its historical and cultural context. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 351. Modern Poetry. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Modern poetry, considered in its historical and cultural context. The rise of experimental styles designed to reflect the disorder of the twentieth century - fragmentation, alienation, dislocation, and the absence of connections. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 352. Modern Drama. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Reading and analysis of world drama of the last 150 years, thereby enhancing student awareness of modern culture, history, ethics, politics, and the human condition. Design work, multi-media forms,
art, music, and cinema as components or informing elements of the works under consideration. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 353. Drama in London. 4 units.

GE Area C4
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Reading in drama of the Twentieth Century and/or earlier periods, exclusive of Shakespeare, with special emphasis on form and ideas. Attendance at play performances required. 3 lectures, 1 activity. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills USCP. Fulfills GWR for students with GE C4 except for English majors. junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 354. The Bible as Literature and in Literature and the Arts. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

The most important and representative books of the Bible. Exposure to works based on the Bible in literature, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and film. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 360. Literature for Adolescents. 4 units.

Prerequisite: ENGL 230, ENGL 231, ENGL 240, ENGL 251, ENGL 252, or ENGL 253. Recommended: Junior standing.

Analysis and evaluation of young adult literature appropriate for classroom instruction in grades 6-12 with special attention to the relationship of young adult literature to popular culture and themes relevant to adolescents. Pedagogical approaches also explored. Twenty hours of fieldwork in secondary schools required. 3 lectures, 1 activity.

ENGL 361. Reading Instruction for the Teaching of Young Adult Literature. 5 units.
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A1 and GE Area C1; junior standing. Recommended: EDUC 300.

Analysis and evaluation of young adult literature appropriate for classroom instruction in grades 6-12. Special attention paid to metacognitive strategies of making sense of text with an emphasis on pedagogical approaches. Twenty hours of fieldwork in secondary schools required. Participation in public schools requires mandated fingerprint clearance. 4 lectures, 1 activity.

ENGL 365. Complexities of Literacy in Literature and Non-fiction Text. 4 units.
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A and junior standing.

Cognitive elements of reading and writing processes decoding
and encoding, construction of meaning, recognizing and using text conventions of different genres. Metacognitive strategies for making sense of text. Twenty hours of fieldwork in secondary schools required. 3 lectures, 1 activity.

ENGL 368. Theory and Practice of Peer-to-Peer Writing Instruction. 4 units.
Prerequisite: Junior standing; completion of GE C1 with a grade of `B’ or better, or consent of instructor.

Discussion and application of theories and practices central to writing center work, such as collaborative learning, the writing process, social dimensions of the peer/tutor relationship, and strategies for working with specific student populations including second-language writers and writers from across the disciplines. Required for those interested in becoming tutors in the University Writing and Rhetoric Center and/or new teaching assistants in English. 3 lectures, 1 activity.

ENGL 370. World Cinema. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Major works of international cinema with emphasis on critical interpretation, on the ways film communicates visually and aurally, and on the historical and cultural contexts in which films are created. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 371. Film Styles and Genres. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Major films within particular cinematic genres or styles, with emphasis on critical interpretation, aesthetic appreciation, and the films’ historical and cultural contexts. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 12 units. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Fulfills GE

C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 372. Film Directors. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Films of one or more major film directors, with emphasis on critical interpretation, aesthetic appreciation, and the films’ historical and cultural contexts. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 12 units. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 380. Literary Themes. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Literature selected according to a particular theme. Emphasis on critical interpretation, aesthetic appreciation, and historical and cultural contexts. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 12 units. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units). Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 380.

ENGL 381. Diversity in Twentieth-Century American Literature. 4 units.
GE Area C4; GWR; USCP
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Literature selected according to a particular theme, with a focus on issues of ethnicity and gender. Emphasis on critical interpretation, aesthetic appreciation, and historical and cultural contexts. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 12 units. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills USCP. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 382. LGBT Literature and Media. 4 units.

GE Area C4; GWR; USCP
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered (LGBT) individuals and issues, late 19th century to the present. Topics include the closet, homophobia, coming out, AIDS, same-sex marriage, intersections of sexuality, race, class, gender identity. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors. Fulfills USCP. Fulfills GWR for students with junior standing (90 units).

ENGL 386. Creative Nonfiction. 4 units.

GE Area C4
Prerequisite: : Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Writing creative nonfiction (the memoir, the nature essay, the personal narrative, cultural criticism, literary journalism) by adding composition skills of fictional and poetic techniques. A publication workshop. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors.

ENGL 387. Fiction Writing. 4 units.

GE Area C4
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

How to write and read fiction. Exploring and understanding the elements of fiction writing, employing models by established writers. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors.

ENGL 388. Poetry Writing. 4 units.

GE Area C4
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

How to write and read poetry. Exploring a variety of formal options, employing model poems by established writers and identifying and enhancing what is best in poetry written in class. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 lectures. Fulfills GE C4 except for English majors.

ENGL 389. Creative Writing: Drama. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C1. Recommended: Junior standing.

Instruction and practice in writing, revising, and evaluating drama. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 lectures.

ENGL 390. The Linguistic Structure of Modern English. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Linguistic analysis of the English language, including phonology, morphology, syntax, and style and dialect variation. 4 lectures.

ENGL 391. Topics in Applied Linguistics. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A and junior standing.

Topics in applied linguistics including sociolinguistics, first and second language acquisition, literacy, bilingualism, and dialectology. Applications to teaching the English language. 4 lectures.

ENGL 392. English Grammar for Writers and Teachers. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Linguistics-based study of standard English word categories, sentence parts and types, punctuation, and the role of sentence structure in text style and coherence; consideration of grammar standards in social context. Preparation for professional writing, editing, and teaching standard grammar. 4 lectures.

ENGL 395. History of the English Language. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A.

Linguistic approach to the history of the English language: evolution of phonology, morphology, lexicon, syntax, and semantics within the changing cultural context of the last 2000 years. 4 lectures.

ENGL 400. Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates. 1-4 units.
Prerequisite: Consent of the department chair.

Individual investigation, research, studies, or surveys of selected problems. Total credit limited to 6 units.

ENGL 408. Internship. 2-12 units.

CR/NC
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Advanced study and part-time work experience; current innovation, practices, and problems in administration, supervision, and organization. Must be able to do independent work in career field. Weekly reports and evaluation by work supervisor required. Total credit limited to 12 units. Credit/No Credit grading only.

ENGL 411. New Media Arts I. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A; Junior standing.

Advanced-level presentation of new media theory, design and practice. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, interactivity theory, user- centered system design, cognitive psychology, media analysis, and basic web design theory. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 lectures. Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 411.

ENGL 412. New Media Arts II. 4 units.

Prerequisite: ENGL 411 or consent of instructor.

Advanced level of work with the primary technologies and design/ critique theories currently at use in the professional creation of new media works. Lectures and readings expand upon material presented in ENGL 411. 4 lectures. Crosslisted as ENGL/HNRS 412.

ENGL 416. New Media Study. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A and junior standing.

Theoretical, critical, or applied study of new electronic communication media. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 418. Technical Communication Practicum. 2-4 units.

CR/NC
Prerequisite: Senior standing and at least two of the following: ENGL 148 or ENGL 149, ENGL 210, ENGL 310, ENGL 317, ENGL 408, ENGL 411, ENGL 412.

Supervised work experience in government, corporate, or volunteer setting, as approved by department chair. Placement may be student or employer initiated or through Cooperative Education. Proposal, progress reports, and final report. Total credit limited to 8 units, with a maximum of 4 units per quarter. Credit/No Credit grading only.

ENGL 419. Multimedia Projects. 2 units.

CR/NC
Prerequisite: Junior standing and consent of instructor.

Supervised independent projects creating new media works for academic, professional, or popular audiences. Students are paired with teachers, business people, service organizations, or others who need new media projects designed for specific uses. Total credit limited to 8 units. Credit/No Credit grading only.

ENGL 420. Client-Based Technical Communication. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and ENGL 317 or ENGL 319 or consent of instructor.

Capstone course for the technical communication program. Students work for one or more commercial client(s) to produce a set of professional print and/or electronic documents. 4 lectures.

ENGL 424. Teaching English in Secondary Schools. 5 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area A, senior or graduate standing and admission to the teacher education program, or consent of instructor.

Research-based methods of teaching English in secondary schools, with emphasis on practical approaches to teaching grammar/ mechanics and the writing process in a literature-based classroom. Attention to lesson and unit planning and integration of state standards and technology. 5 lectures.

ENGL 430. Chaucer. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and two of the following: ENGL 203, ENGL 204, ENGL 205, ENGL 303, ENGL 304, ENGL 305. Recommended: ENGL 203.

Selected readings from Canterbury Tales and Chaucer’s other major poems. 4 seminars.

ENGL 431. Shakespeare. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and two of the following: ENGL 203, ENGL 204, ENGL 205, ENGL 303, ENGL 304, ENGL 305. Recommended: ENGL 204.

Representative comedies, tragedies, and histories. 4 seminars.

ENGL 432. Milton. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and two of the following: ENGL 203, ENGL 204, ENGL 205, ENGL 303, ENGL 304, ENGL 305. Recommended: ENGL 204.

Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes, with some attention to the minor poems. 4 seminars.

ENGL 439. Significant British Writers. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and two of the following: ENGL
203, ENGL 204, ENGL 205, ENGL 303, ENGL 304, ENGL 305. Recommended: English Major CORE class in the relevant period.

Selected British writers, as individual writers or in groups. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 12 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 449. Significant American Writers. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and two of the following: ENGL
203, ENGL 204, ENGL 205, ENGL 303, ENGL 304, ENGL 305. Recommended: English Major CORE class in the relevant period.

Selected American writers, as individual writers or in groups. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 12 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 459. Significant World Writers. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and two of the following: ENGL
203, ENGL 204, ENGL 205, ENGL 303, ENGL 304, ENGL 305. Recommended: English Major CORE class in the relevant period.

Selected world writers as individual writers or in groups. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 12 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 460. Senior Project Portfolio. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Senior standing; completion of the GWR; four of the following: ENGL 203, ENGL 204, ENGL 205, ENGL 303, ENGL 304, ENGL 305; and three of the following: ENGL 430, ENGL 431, ENGL 432, ENGL 439, ENGL 449, ENGL 459.

Creation of a portfolio of original and substantially revised work. Significant research, revision, and editing in a workshop setting. 3 lectures and portfolio project.

ENGL 461. Senior Project. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Senior standing; completion of the GWR; four of the following: ENGL 203, ENGL 204, ENGL 205, ENGL 303, ENGL 304, ENGL 305; and three of the following: ENGL 430, ENGL 431, ENGL 432, ENGL 439, ENGL 449, ENGL 459.

Capstone course which must be taken during the last two quarters of the student’s undergraduate career.

ENGL 468. The Rhetoric of the Image. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C4; junior standing.

The complicated and dependent relationship between still and moving images and written texts. How images and print communicate rhetorically with people as readers, viewers, and consumers. 4 lectures.

ENGL 469. Women’s Rhetoric(s): Definitions, Contexts, Issues. 4 units.
Prerequisite: Completion of GE Areas A and C4; junior standing.

Theoretical questions about what constitutes women’s rhetoric(s), and how women have used and accommodated traditional methods of persuasion to argue for and enact a changed world. 4 lectures.

ENGL 470. Selected Advanced Topics. 1-4 units.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Directed group study of selected topics for advanced students. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. The Schedule of Classes will list title selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 1 to 4 lectures.

ENGL 485. Cooperative Education Experience. 6 units.

CR/NC
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and consent of instructor.

Part-time work experience in business, industry, government, and other areas of student career interest. Positions are paid and usually require relocation and registration in course for two consecutive quarters. Formal report and evaluation by work supervisor required. Major credit limited to 6 units; total credit limited to 12 units. Credit/No Credit grading only.

ENGL 486. Cooperative Education Experience. 12 units.

CR/NC
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and consent of instructor.

Full-time work experience in business, industry, government, and other areas of student career interest. Positions are paid and usually require relocation and registration in course for two consecutive quarters. Formal report and evaluation by work supervisor required. Major credit limited to 8 units; total credit limited to 12 units. Credit/No Credit grading only.

ENGL 487. Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction. 4 units.

Prerequisite: ENGL 387.

Instruction and practice in advanced writing, revising and evaluating of fiction. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 lectures.

ENGL 488. Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry. 4 units.

Prerequisite: ENGL 388.

Instruction and practice in advanced writing, revising and evaluating of poetry. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 lectures.

ENGL 489. Advanced Creative Writing: Drama. 4 units.

Prerequisite: ENGL 389.

Instruction and practice in advanced writing, revising and evaluating of drama. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 lectures.

ENGL 495. Topics in Applied Language Study. 4 units.

Prerequisite: ENGL 290 or ENGL 390.

Application of linguistics to human communications, human relations, and language policy and planning, or literature. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 12 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 497. Theories of Language Learning and Teaching. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Two of the following: ENGL 290, ENGL 390, ENGL 391, ENGL 395, ENGL 495.

Theories of first and second language learning and acquisition in the context of teaching English as a second language/dialect. 4 lectures.

ENGL 498. Approaches to Teaching English as a Second Language/Dialect. 4 units.
Prerequisite: ENGL 497.

Approaches to teaching English as a second language. Attention to materials development and testing. 4 lectures.

ENGL 499. Practicum in Teaching English as a Second Language/ Dialect. 2 units.
CR/NC
Prerequisite: ENGL 498 or consent of instructor.

Practical experience in the English as a second language classroom under supervision of a cooperating teacher. Teaching materials development and curriculum design. Credit/No Credit grading only. 1 seminar and supervised work.

ENGL 501. Techniques Literary Research. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English.

Purposes and methods of literary research in literature. Acquaintance with printed and on-line materials of research and practical experience in collecting material, weighing evidence, reaching conclusions,
and writing scholarly articles. Analysis of dissemination of scholarly information. Discussion of ethics of scholarship. 4 seminars.

ENGL 502. Seminar in Critical Analysis. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English.

Basic approaches used by critics. Multiple points of view. Application to literary works. Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 503. Graduate Introduction to Linguistics. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English.

Introduction to linguistics for graduate students. Phonology, morphology lexicon, syntax, and variation within language; application of linguistics to real-world issues. 4 seminars.

ENGL 504. Seminar in English Linguistics. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English and one of the following: ENGL 290, ENGL 390, or ENGL 503, or consent of instructor.

Examination of varying theoretical approaches to the structure of English, or applications of linguistic methods in the study of literature, dialectology, language acquisition, literacy, bilingualism, or discourse analysis. Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 12 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 505. Composition Theory. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English.

Special problems in composition. Direct application of composition and rhetorical theory to composition instruction. 4 seminars.

ENGL 506. Pedagogical Approaches to Composition. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English and ENGL 505, or consent of instructor. Concurrent: Teaching of ENGL 134.

Practical problems in the teaching of English composition. Application and study of practical approaches. Discussion of classroom organization and management. Discussion of research into the nature and resolution of student writing problems. Required of all new teaching assistants in English. 4 seminars.

ENGL 510. Seminar in Authors. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English. Recommended: ENGL 501.

Intensive study of major British and American literary figures, singly, doubly or in small groups. Written and oral reports of individual investigation. Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 16 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 511. Seminar in American Literary Periods. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English. Recommended: ENGL 501.

American periods. Written and oral reports of individual investigation. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 20 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 512. British Literary Periods. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English. Recommended: ENGL 501.

British periods. Written and oral reports of individual investigation. Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 20 units. 4 seminars.

ENGL 513. Seminar in Special Topics. 4 units.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in English. Recommended: ENGL 501.

Themes and ideas in language and literature not ordinarily covered in the routine graduate course offerings. Written and oral reports of individual investigation. Class Schedule will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 16 units. 4 seminars. 

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