Courses

Lower Division Requirements

 

ENG101 Introduction to the Discipline

This course introduces a consideration of personal worldview, faith, and the discipline of English, including literary studies and creative writing. It is also designed to introduce students to the basic skills necessary for academic success in the discipline of English and to provide students with an overview of the discipline including requirements of the major and expectations of professions in which that major may be applied. Pass/Fail. (1 unit; Fall)

ENG101-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/07/2021 M 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 251

ENG201 Intro to Literature

An introductory study of literary terminology and the major genres of American, British, European, and multicultural literature. Focuses on critical reading and intelligent appreciation of literature and of the ways of writing about literature. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

ENG201-A
Newton, Jennifer
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 104
ENG201-B
Isaacs, David E.
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 104
ENG201-B
Isaacs, David E.
01/10/2022 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
ENG201-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

ENG273 Intro to Creative Writing

This course introduces the creative writer to the literary genres, encouraging creativity, individuality, spontaneity and boldness for students in search of the writer within. The lecture/discussion is designed to help students develop a writing voice and work toward a final project in one of the major genres. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

ENG273-A
Alspach, Berniece
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 192
ENG273-B
Veltman, Laura
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 250
ENG273-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 171
 
Lower Division Elective Requirements

Complete 6 units from the following:

ENG213 British Literature Pre-1750

Literature of Great Britain from the Middle Ages through the eighteenth century. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Spring, even years & OPS)

ENG213-A
Newton, Jennifer
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 191

ENG223 British Literature Post-1750

Literature of Great Britain from the Romantic Period to the present. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Spring, even years)

ENG233 American Literature Pre-1865

American literature from the Colonial Period to 1865. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall & OPS)

ENG233-A
Veltman, Laura
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 103

ENG243 American Literature Post-1865

American literature from 1865 to present. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Spring)

ENG243-A
Veltman, Laura
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 191

ENG253 World Literature Pre-1650

World literature (excluding British and American) through the Renaissance. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG253-A
Isaacs, David E.
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 190

ENG263 World Literature Post-1650

World literature (excluding British and American) from Neoclassicism to present. Pre- or Co- Requisite: ENG 100, 101, 123, or 123E. (3 units; Fall, even years)

 

Upper Division Requirements

 

ENG431 LiteraryJrnlEditingAndPublishng

In this course students assist in all aspects of the publication of the campus literary journal. Students read submissions of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, they work with writers to edit their pieces, and they assist with layout and design. Prerequisite: ENG 123 (3 units; Spring)

ENG431-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/10/2022 W 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Health Science Campus M261

ENG498 Capstone in Creative Writing

In this capstone course students rewrite and edit their best creative work to form a collection of poems or short stories or a novella. They must also write a critical introduction to their work, discussing other literary works while situating their own writing in a particular discourse. Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair. (3 units; Spring)

ENG498-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/10/2022 W 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 356
 
Upper Division Creative Writing Requirements

Complete one of the following sequences:

ENG384 Writing Fiction

An intensive writing workshop designed to permit the student to study and practice fiction in various forms; articles, short stories, novels, etc. Prerequisite ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG384-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 125

ENG484 Advanced Fiction Writing

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of fiction writing learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published short stories and novellas, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students choose to write a novella or two substantial short stories, which are discussed by the professor and students on scheduled workshop days. The works produced in this class strive to be of publishable quality. Prerequisite: ENG 384 (3 units; Spring)

ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

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ENG385 Writing Poetry

This college course is an intensive workshop designed to encourage creativity in poetry. The class offers specific writing direction plus critical responses to students' works, both creative and analytical. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years)

ENG385-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

ENG485 Advanced Poetry Writing

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of poetry writing learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published poems and poetry collections, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students write their own poems, which are discussed by the professor and students on scheduled workshop days. The works produced in this class strive to be of publishable quality. Prerequisite: ENG 385. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG485-A
Tronti, Jennifer
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Upper Division Elective Requirements

 
Upper Division Creative Writing Elective Requirements

Complete 6 additional creative writing units from the following: 

ENG384 Writing Fiction

An intensive writing workshop designed to permit the student to study and practice fiction in various forms; articles, short stories, novels, etc. Prerequisite ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG384-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 125

ENG385 Writing Poetry

This college course is an intensive workshop designed to encourage creativity in poetry. The class offers specific writing direction plus critical responses to students' works, both creative and analytical. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years)

ENG385-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

ENG386 Writing Creative Nonfiction

An intensive writing workshop designed to permit the student to study and practice creative nonfiction in various forms; personal narrative, topical essay, lyric essay, memoir, etc. Prerequisite: ENG 123 (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG386-A
Alspach, Berniece
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 192

ENG411 Special Topics Creative Writing

Focuses on different styles or aspects of creative writing each time offered-for example, creative non-fiction, storytelling, etc. See instructor for the topic currently to be studied. May be repeated once for credit with change in topic. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG484 Advanced Fiction Writing

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of fiction writing learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published short stories and novellas, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students choose to write a novella or two substantial short stories, which are discussed by the professor and students on scheduled workshop days. The works produced in this class strive to be of publishable quality. Prerequisite: ENG 384 (3 units; Spring)

ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

ENG485 Advanced Poetry Writing

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of poetry writing learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published poems and poetry collections, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students write their own poems, which are discussed by the professor and students on scheduled workshop days. The works produced in this class strive to be of publishable quality. Prerequisite: ENG 385. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG485-A
Tronti, Jennifer
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
 
Upper Division Writing Elective Requirement

Complete 3 additional writing units from the following: 

ENG384 Writing Fiction

An intensive writing workshop designed to permit the student to study and practice fiction in various forms; articles, short stories, novels, etc. Prerequisite ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG384-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 125

ENG385 Writing Poetry

This college course is an intensive workshop designed to encourage creativity in poetry. The class offers specific writing direction plus critical responses to students' works, both creative and analytical. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years)

ENG385-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

ENG386 Writing Creative Nonfiction

An intensive writing workshop designed to permit the student to study and practice creative nonfiction in various forms; personal narrative, topical essay, lyric essay, memoir, etc. Prerequisite: ENG 123 (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG386-A
Alspach, Berniece
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 192

ENG411 Special Topics Creative Writing

Focuses on different styles or aspects of creative writing each time offered-for example, creative non-fiction, storytelling, etc. See instructor for the topic currently to be studied. May be repeated once for credit with change in topic. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG484 Advanced Fiction Writing

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of fiction writing learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published short stories and novellas, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students choose to write a novella or two substantial short stories, which are discussed by the professor and students on scheduled workshop days. The works produced in this class strive to be of publishable quality. Prerequisite: ENG 384 (3 units; Spring)

ENG484-A
Tronti, Jennifer
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

ENG485 Advanced Poetry Writing

This advanced writing workshop builds on the foundational elements of poetry writing learned in previous coursework. Students read numerous published poems and poetry collections, as well as readings discussing craft, technique, and theory. Students write their own poems, which are discussed by the professor and students on scheduled workshop days. The works produced in this class strive to be of publishable quality. Prerequisite: ENG 385. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG485-A
Tronti, Jennifer
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

FLM301 Basic Screenwriting

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of writing for the screen. The elements of theme, plot, character, and dialogue in dramatic writing for cinema will be studied. Students will learn how to construct screenplays by closely examining produced films, reading film scripts, and writing their own short screenplays. The course will provide a foundation in the basics of the three-act act structure, dramatic action, character arc, the revision process, and an introduction to the business of screenwriting. By the end of the semester, students will have produced and polished a twenty- to thirty-page screenplay for a short film suitable for production. Prerequisites: ENG 113 and FLM 105. (3 units; Fall)

FLM301-B
Berry, Joel P.
09/07/2021 Th 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Film Lab 103
FLM301-A
Eaton, Michael A.
09/07/2021 Th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Film Lab 103

JRN312 Magazine and Feature Writing

Planning, gathering material, writing and preparation of articles for specialized and general media publications, with emphasis on the magazine article and newspaper feature; includes overview of the magazine market. Laboratory and field work. Students may only earn credit for either JRN 312 or JRN 350. Prerequisite: JRN 170. (3 units; Spring)

JRN312-A
Singh, Sonya C
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

THE424 Scriptwriting

A workshop in the practice of playwriting and screenwriting. Students are required to complete at least one play (or screenplay) in the course of the semester and to bring work-in-progress for regular discussion and criticism under the guidance of the instructor. Exercises to improve skills in writing creative dialogue, developing characters, and creative conflict and action will be part of the class work. Prerequisite: THE 232. (3 units; As offered)

 
Upper Division Editing, Language, and Theory Elective Requirements

Complete 6 units from the following:

COM405 Rhetorical Criticism

This course is designed to develop advanced analysis of communication artifacts using rhetorical theory. The course discusses and makes use of rhetorical theorists from classical and contemporary traditions to better understand cultural artifacts from various contexts. Application to various non-communication related fields will be explored. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

COM405-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 245

ENG401 Literary Theory and Criticism

Advanced study in theories of imaginative literature and in the issues of interpreting literary texts. Prerequisites: ENG 123, 201, and at least one literature survey course are required. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

ENG401-A
Staley, Owen D.
01/10/2022 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 104

ENG454 Writing in Context

This course will provide a practical, hands on approach to the study of English grammar and the application of the acquired knowledge of grammar to the classroom setting. It will be assumed that few, if any, students have had a thorough, formal study of English grammar. The approach will seek to present models for application in the literature based curriculum prescribed by the California State Framework in English. Students will complete numerous in class exercises as well as independent work outside of class for presentation in discussion at subsequent class meetings. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring)

ENG454-B
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 191
ENG454-A
Newton, Jennifer
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus N271

ENG463 Lang Structure and Acquisition

Linguistic theory and method. Includes the study of the five universal elements of language (phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics) as well as the use of language and its variants in culture. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
09/07/2021 - Online
ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Building 36 36A2

JRN349 Editng for Prnt and Online Media

A course involving students in an in-depth study of procedures of copy editing for newspapers, magazines and online media. Through assignments and exercises, students will develop superior skills in grammar and word usage, punctuation, spelling, style, fact-checking, use of reference books, and writing headlines and captions. Students will practice substantive editing, and proofreading for print and online media. The special conditions of the increasingly important Internet to copy editors will be demonstrated. Prerequisite: ENG 113, 113E, or JRN 170. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

JRN349-A
Quezada, Robert G.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 171

PHI312 Aesthetics

An introduction to philosophical aesthetics, which has been marginalized and often ignored in philosophical discourse during the past four hundred years. During the last few decades the questions posted by aesthetics have moved back into the center of the philosophical discussion, including the use of the concept by “post-modern” thinkers. The course seeks to bring the student into the longer conversation concerning beauty, “retrieve” important elements that have been lost, and provide a basis for further study. Prerequisite: ARC 210, ART 242, DES 310, FLM 250, GDM 310, ILL 210, PHI 213, PHO 330, or WLD 181. (3 units; Spring)

PHI312-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202
 
Upper Division Literature Elective Requirements

Complete 6 units of literature from the following:

ENG313 American Multicultural Lit

The literature of women and ethnic minorities. Recommended for Liberal Studies majors. At least one literature survey course recommended. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

ENG313-A
Lu, James J.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 190

ENG314 Global Literature

This course offers students an intensive study of global literature with an emphasis on works translated into English, excluding American literature. Students will study literature and cultures from around the world, equipping them to broaden their engagement in academic studies and Great Commission service. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall)

ENG314-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 192

ENG323 Classical Literature

This course explores the intellectual contributions of Classical Literature by examining the meaning of these works within historical, political, and cultural context of Classical society. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring)

ENG323-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 192

ENG333 17th Century British Literature

The Metaphysical and cavalier Poets, and the prose of John Milton, in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG333-A
Newton, Jennifer
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 104

ENG343 18thAnd19th Century British Lit

Neoclassical, Romantic, and Victorian literature in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

ENG345 Nineteenth Century American Lit

American literature and thought, 1800-1914, with emphasis on Poe, Hawthorne, Emerson, Dickinson, Douglass, Whitman, Melville, Stowe, and Twain. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

ENG355 Folklore and Fairy Tales

A close examination of selected folklore and fairy tales from various cultural or literary traditions. Focus on interpretation and analysis of individual texts, utilizing a variety of historical and contemporary critical approaches to reading, understanding, and researching folklore and fairy tales as a distinctive genre. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years)

ENG365 Christian Classics

Surveys some of the great literary texts in the Christian tradition. Readings from primary works will provide opportunity to become familiar with a variety of voices in the history of Christian spirituality. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social, and theological contexts. Authors and texts may vary each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

ENG366 Faith and Literature

The course is designed to examine the study of literature through the lens of faith. It considers the intersection of personal belief and reading practices, the analysis of literature, both religious and secular, from a Christian worldview, and potential avenues of Christian literary theory. It requires students to evaluate and analyze both literary texts and approaches to literature, with each students formulating a formal position in regard to the intersection of faith and literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall even years)

ENG400 Special Topics in English

Focuses on a different theme, genre, or period of British, American, or World literature each time offered. See instructor for topic currently to be studied. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG409 Good Books

This course offers students intensive study of print culture, particularly in regard to the history of the book, as found in American, British, and/or world literature. The course may focus on a particular genre, such as the novel, the autobiography, or the chapbook, or on a particular subgenre, such as the gothic or satirical novel. This study will also equip students to understand how books within the discipline of English shaped and were shaped by various historical, cultural, economic, philosophical, and social forces. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring odd years)

ENG413 Shakespeare Studies

Selected poems and plays are studied in their historical contexts. A variety of critical approaches are incorporated. Includes comedies, history plays, and tragedies. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall & OPS)

ENG420 Special Topics in American Lit

This course offers students intensive study of a special topic in American literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of the United States. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in American literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG430 Special Topics in British Lit

This course offers students an intensive study of a special topic in British Literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of Great Britain. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in British literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG430-A
Newton, Jennifer
01/10/2022 M 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Health Science Campus M261

ENG440 Modern American Literature

Major fiction and poetry from 1900 to World War II. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years, & OPS)

ENG443 Contemporary American Literature

Major fiction and poetry from World War II to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

ENG443-A
Veltman, Laura
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 190

ENG460 Modern and Contemp British Lit

Prose, fiction, poetry, and drama from 1890 to the present, with emphasis on the Modernist writers. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

ENG460-A
Staley, Owen D.
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 192
 
Upper Division Literature and the Arts Elective Requirements

Complete 5 to 6 additional units from the following:

ART346 History of Modern Painting

A study of the development of modern painting from the French Impressionist movement to the present day in the United States. Lecture and slides. Prerequisite: ART 241 or 242. (3 units; As offered)

ART385 Film as Visual Art

Film as Visual Art is a study of masterworks of cinematic art with an emphasis on visual aesthetics and cultural influences. The class will examine selected International cinematic classics, focusing on the film's director, or 'auteur'. The French idea of "camera as stylo" (pen) will be explored through the film director's use of camera angles, composition, editing and lighting will be explored will be deconstructed, in a manner consistent with traditional forms of visual art. Also under consideration will be the way that these visual elements stand in dynamic/creative tension with the visual culture of their national origin or context. Included in this would be fashion, art, politics and philosophy. (3 units; As offered)

COM333 Oral Interpret And Reader's Thtr

Analysis and oral presentation of literature in a way that is vivid, compelling, and dramatic. This class will help the student to perfect skills in dramatic reading, reading of scripture, and finding and preparing literature for oral presentation. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

COM333-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 171
COM333-A
Marse, Michael
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B112

ENG303 Topics Wrld Lit

An intensive study of a particular area of world literature in translation (e.g., Greek drama, or the literature of Existentialism). See the instructor for the area currently being studied. May be offered as a dual-language topic such as Latin American authors. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

ENG313 American Multicultural Lit

The literature of women and ethnic minorities. Recommended for Liberal Studies majors. At least one literature survey course recommended. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

ENG313-A
Lu, James J.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 190

ENG323 Classical Literature

This course explores the intellectual contributions of Classical Literature by examining the meaning of these works within historical, political, and cultural context of Classical society. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring)

ENG323-A
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 192

ENG333 17th Century British Literature

The Metaphysical and cavalier Poets, and the prose of John Milton, in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG333-A
Newton, Jennifer
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 104

ENG343 18thAnd19th Century British Lit

Neoclassical, Romantic, and Victorian literature in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

ENG345 Nineteenth Century American Lit

American literature and thought, 1800-1914, with emphasis on Poe, Hawthorne, Emerson, Dickinson, Douglass, Whitman, Melville, Stowe, and Twain. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

ENG353 Intro to Children's Literature

An introduction to the study of a wide variety of children's literature, including picture books, novels, poetry, and folklore. Focus on critical analysis of texts, employing a variety of literary theoretical perspectives, close readings, and contemporary research. Also examines the historical constructions of childhood, uses within the elementary classroom, and social response to children's literature. Meets the Liberal Studies requirement for Children's literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

ENG353-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 252
ENG353-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/10/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA

ENG354 Children's Classics

A consideration of children’s class, including but not limited to texts from “Golden Age” of children’s literature, approximately 1865-1914. Focus on critical analysis of texts, employing a variety of literary theoretical perspectives, close readings, and contemporary research. Also examines the historical constructions of childhood and social responses to children’s literature. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG354-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/07/2021 M 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM BUS 252

ENG355 Folklore and Fairy Tales

A close examination of selected folklore and fairy tales from various cultural or literary traditions. Focus on interpretation and analysis of individual texts, utilizing a variety of historical and contemporary critical approaches to reading, understanding, and researching folklore and fairy tales as a distinctive genre. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years)

ENG363 Intro to Young Adult Literature

Introduction to literature designed to meet the unique needs of adolescents and young adults. Varied uses of literature such as poetry and short stories will be explored with intensive study of longer works of fiction and non-fiction. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

ENG363-A
Isaacs, David E.
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus N271

ENG365 Christian Classics

Surveys some of the great literary texts in the Christian tradition. Readings from primary works will provide opportunity to become familiar with a variety of voices in the history of Christian spirituality. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social, and theological contexts. Authors and texts may vary each time the course is offered. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

ENG366 Faith and Literature

The course is designed to examine the study of literature through the lens of faith. It considers the intersection of personal belief and reading practices, the analysis of literature, both religious and secular, from a Christian worldview, and potential avenues of Christian literary theory. It requires students to evaluate and analyze both literary texts and approaches to literature, with each students formulating a formal position in regard to the intersection of faith and literature. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall even years)

ENG371 The Graphic Novel

The class represents a close examination of select graphic novels from a variety of genres and styles. It focuses on literary interpretation and analysis of individual texts, utilizing a variety of historical and contemporary critical approaches to reading, understanding, and researching the graphic novel within an interdisciplinary context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. ENG 201 is recommended. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ENG371-A
Tronti, Jennifer
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Health Science Campus A014

ENG400 Special Topics in English

Focuses on a different theme, genre, or period of British, American, or World literature each time offered. See instructor for topic currently to be studied. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG401 Literary Theory and Criticism

Advanced study in theories of imaginative literature and in the issues of interpreting literary texts. Prerequisites: ENG 123, 201, and at least one literature survey course are required. (3 units; Spring & OPS)

ENG401-A
Staley, Owen D.
01/10/2022 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 104

ENG409 Good Books

This course offers students intensive study of print culture, particularly in regard to the history of the book, as found in American, British, and/or world literature. The course may focus on a particular genre, such as the novel, the autobiography, or the chapbook, or on a particular subgenre, such as the gothic or satirical novel. This study will also equip students to understand how books within the discipline of English shaped and were shaped by various historical, cultural, economic, philosophical, and social forces. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring odd years)

ENG413 Shakespeare Studies

Selected poems and plays are studied in their historical contexts. A variety of critical approaches are incorporated. Includes comedies, history plays, and tragedies. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall & OPS)

ENG420 Special Topics in American Lit

This course offers students intensive study of a special topic in American literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of the United States. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in American literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG430 Special Topics in British Lit

This course offers students an intensive study of a special topic in British Literature. Students will study a specific theme, author, genre, or period within the broad literary history of Great Britain. This study will equip students to broaden their engagement in British literature. It is recommended that at least one literature survey course be taken prior. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG430-A
Newton, Jennifer
01/10/2022 M 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Health Science Campus M261

ENG440 Modern American Literature

Major fiction and poetry from 1900 to World War II. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall, even years, & OPS)

ENG443 Contemporary American Literature

Major fiction and poetry from World War II to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

ENG443-A
Veltman, Laura
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 190

ENG454 Writing in Context

This course will provide a practical, hands on approach to the study of English grammar and the application of the acquired knowledge of grammar to the classroom setting. It will be assumed that few, if any, students have had a thorough, formal study of English grammar. The approach will seek to present models for application in the literature based curriculum prescribed by the California State Framework in English. Students will complete numerous in class exercises as well as independent work outside of class for presentation in discussion at subsequent class meetings. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring)

ENG454-B
Kirk, Toni Suzanne
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 191
ENG454-A
Newton, Jennifer
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus N271

ENG460 Modern and Contemp British Lit

Prose, fiction, poetry, and drama from 1890 to the present, with emphasis on the Modernist writers. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring, even years)

ENG460-A
Staley, Owen D.
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 192

ENG463 Lang Structure and Acquisition

Linguistic theory and method. Includes the study of the five universal elements of language (phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics) as well as the use of language and its variants in culture. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
09/07/2021 - Online
ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Building 36 36A2

FLM350 Film and Literature

This course addresses the adaptation of literature to film. It examines diverse concepts and theories that have been applied to cinematic adaptations of literary texts as part of a larger constellation of issues, including the development of cinematic language, approaches to genre studies, and an appreciation for cinematic visions in literary texts. In addition to film screenings, course readings will include prose fiction and film criticism. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall)

FLM350-A
Tronti, Jennifer
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU 300

FLM470 Adaptation and Intertextuality

This advanced course focuses on diverse texts and theories regarding adaptation and intertextuality as they impact film and other media. The course explores the ways in which texts are adapted from one medium into other media and the ways in which texts intersect and communicate with one another. The complex manner in which adaptation and intertextuality function in our media-saturated, global culture is investigated. Texts that might be examined in this course include films, video games, television shows, novels, comics/graphic novels, operas, and musicals. Course content will vary. Prerequisite: FLM 250. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

MUS332 Psalms,Hymns and Spiritual Songs

An exploration of the biblical view of music and theology of corporate singing; focusing on how each should affect the twenty-first century Church. Special emphasis given to the Psalms and Christian hymnody, including contemporary hymns. (2 units; Spring)

MUS332-A
Toledo, David M.
01/10/2022 Th 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 212

THE332 Theatre History I

The first part of a two-part review of the development of theatre, with a detailed study of the origins of drama in religious ritual and the beginnings of formalized theatre in Classical Greece through the French Neoclassical Period. Nine plays will be studied in detail during the course, and students will be asked to specifically engage with the material from the Christian worldview to explore how God's truth may be represented within the work. (3 units; Fall, even years)

THE342 Theatre History II

The second part of a two-part review of the development of theatre, with a detailed study of the beginnings of modern theatre including the English Restoration, 18th-century Sentimentalism, the birth of Realism and the revolt against Realism, experimental and political theatre, and current trends today. Ten plays will be studied in detail during the course, and students will be asked to specifically engage with the material from the Christian worldview to explore how God's truth may be represented within the work. Prerequisite: THE 332. (3 units; Spring, odd years)