English - Fall 2017

Essential Reading Skills — 3734
ENG 0190 – 3 credits
Justin R. March

Students will obtain the basic reading skills needed to begin working toward their educational objectives. Topics include word recognition skill work, vocabulary development, and the mastery of basic comprehension patterns in reading. Grading is credit/fail. Successful completion of ENG 0190 is equivalent to earning a 70 on the reading portion of the Accuplacer placement test. Prerequisite: admission by placement score. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 021
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Develop Reading Versatility — 3735
ENG 0410 – 3 credits
Justin R. March

Students will develop more versatile reading and study skills such as greater speed and comprehension of varied reading materials, improved retention of subject matter, skimming, and scanning of textbooks and magazine articles, improved vocabulary and word recognition, and greater enjoyment and understanding of literature. Prerequisite: admission by placement score: Accuplacer 57-79. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 021
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Essential Writing Skills — 3736
ENG 0430 – 3 credits
Gerard J. Crinnin

Students will develop the skills to write effective, organized standard written English. Emphasis will be on clarity and correctness, particularly in accomplishing the sort of short in-class writing tasks required of college students. Prerequisite: admission by placement score: Accuplacer Writeplacer 0-3 or Writeplacer score of 4 and reading score below 70. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
English Composition I — 3737
ENG 1510 – 3 credits
Damian B. Sebouhian

Students will learn to write precise, clear, substantive essays. Students will work with multi-page papers, organization, and mechanics. Emphasis will be placed on critical thinking, reading, and writing. Prerequisite: admission by successful completion of ENG 0430 or placement score: Accuplacer Writeplacer 4-6; Accuplacer reading 70+. Students who have not met the minimum College Level Reading score (Accuplacer 80+) must be coregistered for ENG 0410. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
English Composition I — 3738
ENG 1510 – 3 credits
Kenton L. Brown

Students will learn to write precise, clear, substantive essays. Students will work with multi-page papers, organization, and mechanics. Emphasis will be placed on critical thinking, reading, and writing. Prerequisite: admission by successful completion of ENG 0430 or placement score: Accuplacer Writeplacer 4-6; Accuplacer reading 70+. Students who have not met the minimum College Level Reading score (Accuplacer 80+) must be coregistered for ENG 0410. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
English Composition II — 3739
ENG 1530 – 3 credits
Kenton L. Brown

Students will learn to write precise, clear, substantial, and logical essays. They will develop critical thinking and writing skills required in higher education, employment, and life. Students will also learn to conduct research and write a research paper. Prerequisite: admission by successful completion of ENG 1510 or placement score: Accuplacer Writeplacer 7 or 8. Students must meet the minimum College Level Reading score (Accuplacer 80+). Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Aug 30 – Dec 21 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
English Composition II — 3740
ENG 1530 – 3 credits
Benjamin J. Blood

Students will learn to write precise, clear, substantial, and logical essays. They will develop critical thinking and writing skills required in higher education, employment, and life. Students will also learn to conduct research and write a research paper. Prerequisite: admission by successful completion of ENG 1510 or placement score: Accuplacer Writeplacer 7 or 8. Students must meet the minimum College Level Reading score (Accuplacer 80+). Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Writing About Literature — 3742
ENG 1540 – 3 credits
Justin R. March

Students will explore multicultural literatures (novels, short stories, poems, and plays) that speak to issues of identity with regard to race, class, gender, sexual identity, ability, language, and so on. In doing this, students will further develop research skills while being introduced to critical reading approaches such as feminist, reader response, postmodern, and psychoanalytic criticism. This "Writing in the Discipline" course serves as both an introduction to literature as well as an opportunity to refine reading and writing skills developed in this composition sequence. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 021
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
World Mythology — 3417
ENG 2730 – 3 credits
Dale G. Yerpe

Students will gain a background in the classical mythology of various cultures. Students will study creation myths and the stories of the major heroes, gods, and goddesses. Students may learn about applications of myth in modern works of literature, arts, and music. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am