English

Associate in Arts
Required Courses Units
ENGL 1A College Composition and Reading 3-4
ENGL 1B Critical Thinking and Writing About Literature 3
ENGL 30A Introduction to American Literature I or  
ENGL 30B Introduction to American Literature II 3
ENGL 46A Intro to English Literature I   
OR 46B Intro to English Literature II 3
Plus 6 additional units selected from 
ENGL 1C, 11, 22R, 23, 30A, 30B, 31A, 31B, 36, 
37, 39, 42, 43R, 44, 45, 46A or 46B
6
Total units required for degree major 18
The Following courses can be completed at the Clear Lake Campus
ENGL 1A, ENGL 1B, ENGL 1C, and ENGL 36

Courses

ENGL 1A—College Composition and Reading (4 units) CSU/UC
Development of analytical reading and the writing of college-level essays, including critical analysis, rhetorical forms, and collegiate research. Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on Placement Examination and appropriate skills and knowledge or a grade of "C" or better in ENGL 51 or 51L. (L)
ENGL 1B—Critical Thinking/Writing About Literature (3 units) CSU/UC
Critical thinking and writing about literature; develops critical thinking, reading, and writing skills applicable to the analysis of prose, poetry, drama, and criticism from diverse cultural sources and perspectives; emphasis on the techniques and principles of effective written argument; some research required. Prerequisite: ENGL 1A with a grade of "C" or better. 
ENGL 1C—Critical Thinking/Advanced Composition (3 units)   CSU/UC
Principles of critical thinking, reading, and writing beyond freshman composition; focuses on the principles of, and the development of, logical and analytical reasoning, argumentative writing, and on the principles of rhetoric (invention, arrangement, style, memory, delivery, modes of discourse, audience). Prerequisite: ENGL 1A with a grade of "C" or better. (L)  (formerly English 41) ENGL 2—Oral Interpretation of Literature   (3 units) CSU/UC
Introduction to analysis and interpretation of literature for oral reading; encourages a deeper, richer experience of prose, poetry and drama; enables sharing the love of literature in the oral tradition. Prerequisite: ENGL 51 or satisfactory score on English Placement Examination and appropriate skills and knowledge. Not open for credit to student with credit in SPECH 2.
ENGL 19—News Writing and Reporting   (3 units)  CSU/UC
Recognizing, gathering, and writing the news in accepted journalistic style; learning to conduct personal interviews and cover speeches, meetings, and other events; understanding the legal and ethical issues related to reporting; emphasis on language and style, accuracy in news gathering, and research and organization of various types of stories. Prerequisite: ENGL 51 or eligibility for ENGL 1A. (L)
ENGL 20L—News Media Production    (3 or 4 units) CSU
Weekly production of the Yuba College student online news source and quarterly production of the Yuba College student news magazine.  Students will become familiar with all elements of news media production, including hard news, features, editorials, blogs, forums, email advisories, podcasts, online video, photo journalism, graphic art, and advertisement marketing.  Prerequisite:  ENGL 51 or eligibility for ENGL 1A (L)
ENGL 22—Literacy Field Trip  (1 or 2 or 3 units) CSU
Intensive field trips of varying duration studying and analyzing literature by visiting various sites of literary merit. Students are responsible for transportation, lodging, and other expenses.
ENGL 25—Multimedia Design/Writing  (4 units) CSU
Principles and practice of designing and writing multimedia projects including newsletters, booklets, academic documents, presentations, reports, flyers, press releases, posters and web pages.  Emphasis on applying art theory and effective writing techniques to individual and group projects.
ENGL 30A—Introduction to American Literature I (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey of American Literature from its beginning in 1620 to 1865. Writers include, among others, Bradstreet, Taylor, Franklin, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, Poe, Whitman, Dickenson. Special attention will be paid to major literature genres, themes, and historical backgrounds. (L)
ENGL 30B—Introduction to American Literature II          (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey of American Literature from 1865 through the Twentieth Century.  Writers include, among others, Clemens, James, Wharton, Frost, Faulkner, Hughes, Lowell, Warren, Walker, Brooks, Wright, and Rich.  Special attention will be paid to the major literature genres, themes, and historical backgrounds. (L)
ENGL 31A—Creative Writing   (3 units) CSU
Craft of writing poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction to aid the student; examples by professional writers. Conducted primarily as a workshop where students read their materials for constructive criticism.  Prerequisite:  ENGL 105 or eligibility for ENGL 51. (L)
ENGL 31B—Creative Writing   (3 units) CSU
Craft of writing poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction to aid the student; examples by professional writers. Conducted primarily as a workshop where students read their materials for constructive criticism. Prerequisite: ENGL 31A. (L)
ENGL 34—Introduction to Film  (3 units) CSU/UC 
Study of film as art and its influence on society including interpretation, criticism, and technical developments; view and discuss full-length feature films. Not open for credit with credit in HUMAN 34 or THART 34. (L)
ENGL 36—American Ethnic Voices (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey of selected American ethnic writers of African, European, Native American, Central/South American, Mexican-American, Asian, and Middle Eastern descent, focusing on how these writings contribute to the dialogue of American voices and how the writings both reflect and shape a definition of American culture. (L)
ENGL 37—Women's Voices   (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey of selected women writers from at least three different ethnic groups in the United States and/or the world touching on ancient cultures as a foundation for understanding contemporary women's literature. Not open for credit to student with credit in WOMEN 37. (L)
ENGL 40A—Tutoring Writing   (0.5 unit) CSU 
Training program in English composition to prepare student to tutor writing skills in a coherent and supportive manner. Corequisite: ENGL 1A. Prerequisite: ENGL 51 with a grade of "C" or better.
ENGL 40B—Tutoring Writing   (0.5 unit) CSU
Training program in English composition to prepare student to tutor writing skills in a coherent and supportive manner. Corequisite: ENGL 1A. Prerequisite: ENGL 51 and 40A with a grade of "C" or better.
ENGL 42—Introduction to Shakespeare  (3 units) CSU/UC
Introduction to the major works of William Shakespeare with special attention given to the tragedies, comedies, and histories.  (L)
ENGL 44—Themes in World Literature   (3 units) CSU/UC
Study of selected works of world literature in translation, approached from a cultural/historical perspective; covers selected works from ancient times to today. (L)
ENGL 45—Introduction to Poetry  (3 units) CSU/UC
Introduction to close reading and analysis of poetry; intended to provide an introduction to poetic devices, forms, and voice; will also develop student's skills in explicating and evaluating poetry. (L)
ENGL 46A—Introduction to English Literature I  (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey of English Literature from its beginnings to the end of the 18th Century. Writers include, among others, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, and Pope, and special attention will be paid to major literary genres. (ENGL 46A + 46B = CAN ENGL SEQ B) (L)
ENGL 46B—Introduction to English Literature II  (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey of English Literature from the end of the Eighteenth Century to the present.  Writers include, among others, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Tennyson, Arnold, Joyce, Yeats, and Eliot; special attention paid to major literary genres. (L)
ENGL 48—Voices and Visions   (2 units)  CSU
"Voices and Visions" is a course in modern American poetry. It is a study of the voices and visions of such American greats as Frost, Dickinson, Plath, and Eliot, just to name a few. Students will develop a greater appreciation and understanding of poetry and will extend their experience of verse by recognizing the qualities that define the art of poetry.
ENGL 51—Preparatory Composition and Reading   (4 units)
Improving reading skills and writing pre-college level essays; includes basic writing elements, rhetorical modes, and a review of sentence structure and mechanics. Corequisite: None; READ 70 recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL 105R, 105LR, 106R, or ESL 105LR with a grade of "C" or better, or satisfactory score on Placement Examination and appropriate skills and knowledge. (L)
ENGL 105—Pre-Collegiate Composition (4 units)
Stresses the development of students' writing skills by practicing writing at the sentence, paragraph, and essay levels and by reading and analyzing short essays that serve as models for writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 110BLR or 110BR, or ESL 110BLR or 110BR with a grade of "C" or better; or satisfactory score on Placement Examination and appropriate skills and knowledge
ENGL 180 – Reading and Writing Development (3 Units)
Developmental reading and writing course with emphasis on understanding sentence, paragraph and short passage structure. Grammar and mechanics also reviewed. Educational technology and other support services required. Not open for credit to student with credit in LEARN 180.English as a Second