English - Spring 2018

Develop Reading Versatility — 3716
ENG 0410 – 3 credits
Sarah G. Kelley

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
Jan 16 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
College Reading and Writing — 3835
ENG 0701 – 5 credits
Benjamin J. Blood

Students will engage in integrated reading and writing activities and will think explicitly about how to approach texts in a college setting. Students will employ strategies to improve reading comprehension, analytical abilities, and facility with academic and non-academic writing. Finally, students will learn to see both reading and writing as recursive processes that they control. This course integrates Essential Reading Skills (ENG 0190) and Essential Writing Skills (ENG 0430). No requisites. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 115
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 1:05 pm – 2:30 pm
North County Training Center 115
Jan 17 – May 17 Wed 1:10 pm – 2:30 pm
English Composition I — 3695
ENG 1510 – 3 credits
Damian B. Sebouhian

Students will develop skills in critical reading, rhetorical analysis, and argument. Students will read rhetorically and critically, and will analyze a variety of texts on current, inter-disciplinary topics. The course focuses on writing for specific audiences and purposes with an emphasis on academic composing. As such, students will develop skills that prepare them for academic and professional writing as they practice recursive writing processes and learn to enter conversations through informed and effective academic expression. 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
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
English Composition I — 3710
ENG 1510 – 3 credits
Kenton L. Brown

Students will develop skills in critical reading, rhetorical analysis, and argument. Students will read rhetorically and critically, and will analyze a variety of texts on current, inter-disciplinary topics. The course focuses on writing for specific audiences and purposes with an emphasis on academic composing. As such, students will develop skills that prepare them for academic and professional writing as they practice recursive writing processes and learn to enter conversations through informed and effective academic expression. 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
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
English Composition II — 3711
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 107
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
English Composition II — 3712
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
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Writing About Literature — 3713
ENG 1540 – 3 credits
Benjamin J. Blood

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 218
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Creative Writing — 3714
ENG 2540 – 3 credits
Christopher Munde

Students will develop and practice creative written expression. Emphasis on poetry or prose may vary with instructors, but primary attention is placed on the development of a student's writing style. Prerequisites: ENG 1530. J fall, spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 123
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Award Winning Young Adult Lit — 3852
ENG 2650 – 3 credits
Renee L. Funke

Students will discuss and prepare to teach a wide variety of young adult literature in various cultural settings as they examine the defining components of the adolescent experience. This course will be of particular interest to students majoring in secondary education as well as those students who enjoy reading young adult literature as the class is a study of the variety of texts written for and about adolescents. Students will read and discuss a range of assigned and self selected award-winning books. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 110
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue 10:00 am – 11:15 am