Children's Literature Minor
Lower Division Requirement
An intensive 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 ways of writing about literature. Majors and minors should take this introduction course during their sophomore year as soon as they successfully complete ENG 123. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)
Isaacs, David E.
|01/10/2018||MWF||9:30 AM - 10:30 AM||James Complex 166|
|09/04/2018||MWF||2:30 PM - 3:30 PM||TBA|
Upper Division Requirements
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; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)
Travis, Erika J.
|01/10/2018||W||3:45 PM - 5:15 PM||BUS ONLN|
Travis, Erika J.
|09/04/2018||MWF||12:00 PM - 1:00 PM||TBA|
A consideration of childrens class, including but not limited to texts from Golden Age of childrens 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 childrens literature. Students will examine the texts in light of literary, historical, social contexts. Prerequisite: ENG123. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall odd years)
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: ENG123. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall even years)
|09/04/2018||TTh||3:45 PM - 5:15 PM||TBA|
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; Interdisciplinary; Spring)
Travis, Erika J.
|01/10/2018||MWF||10:45 AM - 11:45 AM||Yeager Center B221|
Upper Division Elective Requirement
Complete 3 additional units from the following:
Students will investigate how issues of culture affect beliefs and relationships among professionals and families with young children including children with disabilities and how multiple perspectives can affect child outcomes. Students will choose an area of interest to investigate using problem-based learning and present the result of their research to class members. (3 units; Fall)
|09/04/2018||MW||12:15 PM - 1:45 PM||Yeager Center|
The literature of women and ethnic minorities. Recommended for Liberal Studies majors. Prerequisite: ENG 123. At least one literature survey course recommended. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring)
Isaacs, David E.
|01/10/2018||TTh||8:45 AM - 10:15 AM||James Complex 356|
Neoclassical, Romantic, and Victorian literature in historical context. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall even years)
The rise and development of the novel as a genre in Britain. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring odd years)
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; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)
|01/10/2018||TTh||10:30 AM - 12:00 PM||Mission Hall 126|
|09/04/2018||TTh||10:30 AM - 12:00 PM||TBA|
This course examines the principles of psychological, cognitive, physical, spiritual and social development from conception to adolescence. A Biblical view of growth and change throughout these developmental periods will be addressed. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall even years)
|09/04/2018||MWF||10:45 AM - 11:45 AM||TBA|
The student will learn how to use drama and theatre activities both for and with children, and how they can incorporate drama into education by creating lesson plans and planning specific assignments. The student will also develop skills in oral interpretation and storytelling to become a more interesting and expressive teacher. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)
|01/10/2018||MWF||8:15 AM - 9:15 AM||Wallace Theater 203|
|09/04/2018||MWF||8:15 AM - 9:15 AM||Wallace Theater 203|