English (ENGL)

ENGL N01 C Supervised Tutoring: English 0 Units

NON-CREDIT COURSE. Term hours: 18-48. This course provides individual units of study which may focus on improvement in reading, writing, grammar, research, critical thinking, or study skills, based on individual students' needs. Students wishing to use the English Success Center must enroll in this course.

ENGL 010LC  Advanced English Skills Lab 0.5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement using current assessment process.

Corequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with a grade of C or better.

Pass/No Pass only. Term Hours: 27 laboratory. This course offers intensive instruction in advanced reading and writing skills for students who are currently taking ENGL 100 C. This course is design to help ENGL 100 C students hone their craft as writers and readers. Success in this lab will be based on attendance and satisfactory completion of in-class reading and writing assignments.

ENGL 027 C Basic Study Skills 3 Units

Term hours: 54 lecture. The purpose of this course is to assist students with limited academic backgrounds in experiencing college success by taking responsibility for their college experience. Intensive practice and guidance in campus orientation, goal setting, time management, listening and note taking, textbook reading, concentration, memory strategies, and test taking are provided. Non Degree Credit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

ENGL 057 C Reading & Writing I 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Student must have appropriate score on CTEP Assessment.

Term hours: 72 lecture hours. This course is designed for first semester college students and emphasizes basic instruction in reading and writing, including such topics as comprehension, vocabulary development, reading efficiency, study techniques, and basic composition. Individualized instruction is provided. Non Degree Credit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

ENGL 058 C  Reading and Writing II 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 057 C with a grade of C or better or acceptable score on the placement test

Term hours: 72 lecture. This course is designed to prepare students for ENGL 060 C and for the demands of college reading and writing. It emphasizes a comprehensive approach to reading and writing and includes such topics as: academic comprehension, vocabulary development, and basic academic composition. Individualized instruction is included. Non Degree Credit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

ENGL 060 C College Writing Preparation 4 Units

Advisory: Non-native speakers of English should consider taking credit ESL courses at Cypress College which are designed to enhance English proficiency based on the specific needs of English language learners.

Term hours: 72 lecture. This course is designed to prepare students for ENGL 100 C. The focus of this course is on reading, critical analysis, and writing expository essays. The course reviews the fundamentals of grammar, sentence structure, and paragraph development. Non-Degree Credit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option

ENGL 096 C College Reading Strategies 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 060 C with a grade of C or better or acceptable score on the placement test.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course prepares students to succeed in college by focusing attention on academic and technical discipline-specific reading strategies and by teaching students how to adapt these active reading skills to college courses and in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on acquiring, applying, adapting, and critically evaluating these crucial reading, writing and study-learning strategies which facilitate optimum learning in the content area classes. These include cross-discipline strategies, as well as writing-to-learn strategies and discipline-specific strategies. Completion of this course satisfies the Cypress College Associate Degree Graduation Reading Proficiency Requirement. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (AA GE, RDG)

ENGL 098 C Language Arts Seminar 0.5-12 Units

Prerequisite(s): May be required.

Corequisite(s): May be required.

Advisory: May be required.

Term hours: 0-216 lecture and/or 0-432 laboratory depending on units attempted. This seminar course is for students who wish to extend their knowledge of English, reading, and study skills through small group discussion. Pass/No Pass or Letter Grade option. Fees may be required-Payable at Registration.

ENGL 100 C College Writing 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Placement via current assessment process or successful completion of ENGL 060 C or ESL 186 C with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: ENGL 010LF is recommended for students requiring individualized tutoring and support.

Term Hours: 72 lecture. This is a college-level course in written communication. It is designed to develop reading, critical thinking, and writing strategies necessary for academic success. The emphasis is on writing expository essays. The course requires the use of research and documentation skills. Concurrent enrollment in English 10L is recommended for students requiring individualized tutoring and support. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 100HC. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: ENGL 100 [ENGL 110])

ENGL 100HC Honors College Writing 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Placement via current assessment process or successful completion of ENGL 060 C or ESL 186 C with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: ENGL 010LC is recommended for students requiring individualized tutoring and support.

Term Hours: 72 lecture. This Honors-enhanced college-level course emphasizes reading and writing expository essays. This course will develop increased critical thinking, reading and writing skills. The class will be conducted as a seminar and will require a significant research project that uses correct documentation skills. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 100 C. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: ENGL 100 [ENGL 110])

ENGL 102 C Introduction to Literature 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a continuation of ENGL 100 C. It builds from the inferential reading and expository writing of the first semester course to demonstrate reading comprehension as well as composition of the analytical and critical essay. The content introduces students to techniques and major authors of narrative fiction, drama, and poetry, providing them with an opportunity to enrich their lives, enhance their understanding of the human condition, and develop an appreciation of good literature. (CSU/UC, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, C-ID: ENGL 120 [ENGL-LIT 100]))

ENGL 102HC  Honors Introduction to Literature 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This Honors-enhanced course is a continuation of ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC. It builds from the inferential reading and expository writing of the first semester course to demonstrate reading comprehension as well as composition of the analytical and critical essay. The content introduces students to techniques and major authors of narrative fiction, drama, and poetry, providing them with an opportunity to enrich their lives, enhance their understanding of the human condition, and develop an appreciation of literature. The class is conducted as a seminar and will require additional writing and documented research assignments. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 102 C. (CSU/ UC)

ENGL 103 C Critical Reasoning and Writing 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better

Term hours: 72 lecture. This course is designed to develop critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in ENGL 100 C. The course will focus on the development of logical reasoning and analytical and argumentative writing skills. (CSU/UC, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, C-ID: ENGL 105 [ENGL 115])

ENGL 103HC  Honors Critical Reasoning and Writing 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 72 lecture. This Honors-enhanced course is designed to develop critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in ENGL 100 C. The course will focus on the enhanced development of logical reasoning and analytical and argumentative writing skills. Writing expanded argumentative research essays, and utilizing enhanced research strategies and documentation skills will be required. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 103 C. (CSU/UC, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, C-ID: ENGL 105[ENGL 115])

ENGL 104 C  Critical Analysis and Literature 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, wkth a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 72 lecture. This course will develop critical thinking, reading, and writing skills as they apply to the analysis of literature and literary criticisms from diverse cultural sources and perspectives. There will be an emphasis on the techniques and principles of effective written argument as they apply to literature. Students will demonstrate this understanding by writing and critiquing essays and utilizing research strategies. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 104HC. (CSU/UC Credit Limitation, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, C-ID: ENGL 110 [ENGL-LIT 105]))

ENGL 104HC  Honors Critical Analysis and Literature 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 72 lecture. This Honors-enhanced course emphasizes the development of increased critical thinking, reading, and writing skills as they apply to the analysis of literature and literary criticism. Writing expanded argumentative research essays and utilizing enhanced research strategies and documentation skills will be required. The class will be conducted as a seminar. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 104 C. (CSU/UC Credit Limitation/AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, C-ID: ENGL 110 [ENGL-LIT 105])

ENGL 105 C Intro to Creative Writing 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course provides an opportunity for students to write short fiction, poetry, and, optionally, a short play. Students will gain an understanding of each literary type, create material in each area, and have their work critiqued in a workshop setting. (CSU/C, C-ID: ENGL 200 [ENGL-CW 100)

ENGL 106 C  Critical Reading, Writing and Thinking 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with minimum grades of "C".

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course develops critical reading, writing and thinking skills. Emphasis is placed on learning the critical reading strategies necessary to analyze and evaluate rhetorical and logical elements of written communication. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, RDG)

ENGL 108 C Writing the Personal Statement 0.5 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 9 lecture. This course will teach students how to write an effective personal statement on their transfer applications to four-year institutions. Content strategies and essay format will be discussed, and opportunities for multiple drafts will be engaged. Pass/No Pass only. (CSU)

ENGL 110 C  Humanities: Ancient and Medieval 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the development of Western culture with a focus upon its Greco-Roman roots, and a study of other important influences, including African and Middle Eastern. This course covers prehistory to the Renaissance, with an emphasis on the arts. Cost for museum visits not to exceed $15.00. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 111 C  Humanities: Renaissance-Present (same as INDS 101 C) 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the development of Western culture from the Renaissance to the present, including a study of other important influences from Africa, the Middle East, and North and South America, with emphasis on the arts. Duplicate credit not granted for INDS 101 C. Cost for museum visits not to exceed $15.00. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 117 C  Academic Reading and Study Strategies 1 Unit

Term hours: 18 lecture. This course helps students improve comprehension of reading materials related to a designated college-level content-area course through the development of discipline-specific vocabulary, academic reading strategies, critical analysis of reading materials, and academic success skills specific to that course. Content-area courses vary by semester.

ENGL 125 C The Film 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a critical study of film that will develop critical thinking and writing skills. Students will study the elements of film making and the historical development of film. Film as a story telling art form will be emphasized. Ten to twelve films will be shown in class for analysis and discussion. Students will be expected to watch and study several additional films outside of class. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 125HC. (CSU/UC Credit Limitation, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 125HC Honors Film 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This Honors-enhanced course is a critical study of film as a story telling art form. Students study the elements of cinematic storytelling, film's dependence on literature, and the historical development of film. Ten to twelve short and feature films are shown in the course for discussion and analysis. Students will be expected to watch and study several additional films outside of class. The course is taught in a seminar format. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 125 C. (CSU/UC Credit Limitation, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 126 C Introduction to Screenwriting 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course provides students the opportunity to study the art of the screenplay and create their own. Students will critically analyze professional models, view excellent examples of film writing, and work on their own screenplay. Students will have the opportunity to have their work critiqued in a workshop setting. (CSU/UC, AA GE)

ENGL 127 C  Introduction to Poetry Writing 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours:54 Lecture. In this course, students will write original poetry, study forms, techniques, and literary elements of poetry, including classical poetic forms and free-verse tradition. Student work will be critiqued in a workshop setting. (UC/CSU, AA GE)

ENGL 128 C  Introduction to Short Story Writing 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: ENGL 102 C or ENGL 102HC and ENGL 105 C.

Term hours: 54 lecture. In this course, students will write original short stories while studying the evolution of the form and its narratological techniques and literary elements, including the form's place in a variety of literary genres. Students will critique each other's work in a workshop setting. (UC/CSU)

ENGL 130 C  Introduction to Creative Nonfiction Writing 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: ENGL 102 C or ENGL 102HC and ENGL 105 C.

In this course, students will write original works of creative nonfiction while studying the evolution of the form and its narratological techniques and literary elements, including the form's place in a variety of literary genres. Students will critique each other's work in a workshop setting. (UC/CSU)

ENGL 135 C Grammar and Usage 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This is a course in English grammar and usage. Students will learn about the origins and development of the English language. Parts of speech, parts of sentences, verb tenses, sentence types, syntax, and standard usage will be emphasized. Students will demonstrate their understanding of English grammar and usage by analyzing standard written English. This course is useful for English, journalism, foreign language, and court reporting students and especially for those planning to enter elementary or secondary teaching. (CSU, AA GE)

ENGL 137 C College Study Strategies 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 060 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. The purpose of this course is to assist students in mastering effective learning and critical thinking strategies crucial for academic success and professional and personal growth. Goal setting and motivation, learning styles, time management, stress management, academic and professional reading, reading rate improvement, listening for note-taking, concentration, memory, test preparation, and test-taking strategies are primary topics. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)

ENGL 208 C Asian American Literature 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a study of Asian American literature. Students will explore and analyze a variety of social and political issues, such as gender relationships, family relationships, cultural traditions, cultural conflicts, culinary traditions, and stereotypes from an Asian American perspective. This course is designed to enhance cultural awareness and understanding, while also facilitating personal enrichment through the exploration of a variety of literary sources, including fiction, drama, poetry, journals, biography, and film. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

ENGL 211 C English Literature to 1760 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: ENGL 102 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an introduction to the major periods and movements, major authors, and major forms from the beginning of English literature to 1760. It covers works such as Beowulf and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, as well as works from authors such as Marie de France, Chaucer, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, Pope, and Swift. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, C-ID: ENGL 160 [ENGL-LIT 160])

ENGL 212 C English Literature Since 1760 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: ENGL 102 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an introduction to the major periods and movements, major authors, and major forms from 1760 to the present. It considers literary trends and historical backgrounds from the Romantic, Victorian, Modern, and Postmodern eras. It covers fiction, poetry, drama, and prose from such authors as Wollstonecraft, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Browning, Dickens, Wilde, Joyce, Hopkins, Yeats, Eliot, Woolf, and Beckett. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, C-ID: ENGL 165)

ENGL 221 C American Literature to 1865 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: ENGL 102 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the literature of American writers from the Colonial Period to 1865. It is designed to increase understanding and appreciation of the development of American culture and literary achievements. A diversity of writings will be included to reflect the various subjects and styles that comprise the development of American Literature. (CSU/UC, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, C-ID: ENGL 130)

ENGL 222 C American Literature Since 1865 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: ENGL 102 C. Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the literature of American writers from 1865 to the present. It is designed to increase understanding and appreciation of the development of American culture and literary achievements. A diversity of writings will be included to reflect the various subjects and styles that comprise the development of American Literature. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, C-ID: ENGL 135)

ENGL 225 C Literary Journal Publication 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course provides instruction and experience in literary journal editing and publication. Students will solicit, select, proofread, and edit submissions in fiction and creative non-fiction for the Cypress College magazines Sole Image and Gendersmash. Students will design and compose layout, oversee the editing and printing process and coordinate distribution. (CSU).

ENGL 234 C Shakespeare 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an introduction to the major works of William Shakespeare. The emphasis is upon the plays and includes a study of selected comedies, histories, and the major tragedies. Ten to twelve plays will be studied along with a selection of the sonnets. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 234HC. (CSU/UC Credit Limitation, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 234HC Honors Shakespeare 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This Honors-enhanced course emphasizes the development of increased critical thinking, reading, and writing skills as they apply to an analysis of William Shakespeare's sonnets and his major plays, both as texts and in performance. The class will be conducted as a seminar. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 234 C. (CSU/UC Credit Limitation, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 239 C  Survey - Children's Literature 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course surveys the historical and cultural development of children's literature throughout the world, while emphasizing the important role that literature must assume in the social, emotional, and intellectual development of children. Tracing the multicultural origins of the oral tradition to the current standards of written excellence and pictorial artistry, this course concentrates on nursery rhymes, poetry, folk tales, myth, sacred literature, picture books, juvenile literature, and non-fiction. Comparative and critical approaches are used to analyze children's literature from a multicultural perspective. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, CUL DIV/C-ID: ENGL 180 [ENGL-LIT 145])

ENGL 243 C Mythology 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an introductory study of the mythology and folklore of the world including such cultures as Egyptian, Babylonian, Greek, Norse, Hindu, Chinese, Scandinavian, Native American, Central and South American, and African. This course will include a comparative study of mythic elements and patterns with their modern parallels. (UC/CSU)

ENGL 247 C Multicultural Literature 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This is a survey course on the ethnic American experience in the United States, focusing primarily on the works of Native American, African American, Latino, and Asian American authors. Literary genres will include poetry, drama, short fiction, and expository writing, as well as tales, chants, and rituals. Literary works will be examined within their cultural, historical, and social frameworks. Students will explores the role of race, ethnic identity, class, gender, and sexual orientation in identity formation, evaluating the collision/interaction between cultures. The course is designed to enrich students' lives by exploring the multicultural literary sources of America that contribute to the cultural history and development of contemporary American society. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 097C. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

ENGL 248 C Science Fiction 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: ENGL 102 C or ENGL 102HC.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of science fiction and speculative fiction. This course emphasizes the literary, social, economic, cultural and environmental contexts of representative works and traces the development of the genre from early scientific romances and speculative works through current trends. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 255 C African-American Literature I 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an in-depth analysis of the African and African-American literary diaspora, which explores autobiography, letters, poems, narratives, prose and other folk traditions from the colonial period through the Reconstruction era in the United States. This course is designed to expose students to the literature and social issues of Africans in America. (CSU/UC, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

ENGL 256 C African-American Literature II 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC, with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an in-depth analysis of the African-American literary diaspora, which explores autobiography, letters, poems, plays, prose and other folk traditions from the Reconstruction era to the present in the United States. This course is designed to expose students to the literature and social issues of Africans in America. (CSU/UC, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

ENGL 260 C Survey of Arabic Literature 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with a grade of C or better.

Terrm hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of Arabic literature in translation. Students will explore and analyze many of the social, political, and cultural issues through a focus on continuity and change, influence, and major trends. This course is designed to provide students with a foundational knowledge of Arabic literature in translation and enhance cultural awareness and understanding, while also facilitating personal enrichment through the exploration of a variety of literary sources, including fiction, drama, and poetry.(UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

ENGL 298 C Language Arts Seminar 0.5-12 Units

Term hours: 9-216 lecture depending on units attempted. This seminar course is for able students who wish to extend their knowledge of literature, language and culture through small group discussion. Subject matter may concern the work of one author or the literary or cultural characteristics of a particular movement or period. Pass/No Pass or Letter Grade Option. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

ENGL 299 C  Language Arts Independent Study 0.5-2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approved Independent Study Learning Contract

Term hours: 9-36 conference depending on units attempted. This course is for students who wish to increase their knowledge of literature and/or language through individual study or research. Unit credit may range from 1/2 to 2 units in any given semester. May be taken for credit 3 times. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

ENGL 310 C  Advanced Writing in the Health Sciences 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with a grade of C or better.

Prerequisite ENGL 100 C or ENGL 100HC with a grade of C or better. Term Hours: 72 lecture. This course provides an overview of writing for students in health sciences. It will include effective workplace/professional writing and critical evaluation of discipline specific texts. The class will also include research writing, grant writing and appropriate documentation skills. This course is designed for science majors. Enrollment limited to those accepted into the baccalaureate degree pilot program.