Featured Courses in English Area of Study
These courses are offered for Fall 2017 with many of them fulfilling requirements for UC/CSU transfer, IGETC and Associate degree.
With words, you can entertain, educate & enlighten.
These courses can help bring out your creative and expressive self.
ENGL 11 A/B - Creative Writing
Students will explore elements of creative writing, including narrative, verse and dialogue, using materials drawn from individual's own work and selected texts. Strongly recommended: Eligibility for English 1A.
ENGL 12 A/B - Craft of Writing Fiction
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:45am
Practice in writing fiction. Developing internal and external sources for stories and novels; biographical sources, characterization, plotting, points of view, narrative techniques; analysis and criticism of published writing and individual's own work. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
ENGL 137 - Proofreading for College Writing
Students will be introduced to parts of speech, sentence patterns, sentence construction, and identifying and correcting sentence level errors in conjunction with writing; strong emphasis on support for college-level writing in English courses and other courses requiring writing. This course is designed as a support course, to be taken concurrently with English or any class requiring academic writing. Strongly Recommended: concurrent enrollment in any English or other course requiring academic writing. This course is designed as a support class for other classes in which writing is a focus.
Cultures, Viewpoints & Voices
Explore viewpoints and voices from the various cultures, perspectives and times.