English - Summer 2018

Essential Reading Skills — 3114
ENG 0190 – 3 credits

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

Develop Reading Versatility — 3115
ENG 0410 – 3 credits

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

English Composition I — 3110
ENG 1510 – 3 credits
Gilbert N. Higgins

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 Training Center 123
Jul 9 – Aug 16 Tue, Thu 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Writing About Literature — 3112
ENG 1540 – 3 credits
Dale G. Yerpe

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 110
Jul 10 – Aug 16 Tue, Thu 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm