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ENG 060: Basic Reading And Study Skills

Prerequisites: Qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Non-transferable developmental reading course intended for students who demonstrate the need for intensive work in critical reading, comprehension, study skill and vocabulary development. Students must receive credit for ENG 60 to be eligible for ENG 70. Graded Pass/No Pass.

ENG 065: Basic Skills In Writing

Prerequisites: Qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Non-transferable basic writing course designed to promote competence and fluency. Students must receive credit for ENG 65 to be eligible for ENG 80.Graded Pass/No Pass.

ENG 068: Introduction to Reading, Composition and Study Skills- Intensive

Prerequisites: Qualifying score on SBCC Placement Exam.

Non-transferable intensive developmental reading and writing course designed to promote competence and fluency. Graded Pass/No Pass.

ENG 070: Effective Reading And Study Skills Techniques

Prerequisites: ENG 60 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Non-transferable developmental reading course intended for students who demonstrate the need for intensive work in critical reading, comprehension, study skills and vocabulary development. Students must receive credit for ENG 70 to be eligible for ENG 103. Letter grade.

ENG 075: Fundamentals of Reading and Composition - Intensive

Prerequisites: ESL 134 or ENG 060 and ENG 065 or Placement into ENG 70 and ENG 80 based on SBCC Placement Exam, ESL 135.

Non-transferable intensive developmental reading and writing course designed to promote competence and fluency in critical reading, comprehension, written composition and study skills.

ENG 080: Effective Writing Techniques

Prerequisites: ENG 65 or qualifying score on SBCC Placement Exam.

Non-transferable developmental writing course designed to promote competence and fluency in written composition. Students must receive credit for ENG 80 to achieve eligibility for ENG 98. Course is also available in hybrid online format. Graded Pass/No Pass.

ENG 085: Creative Writing Skills

Course Advisories: ENG 65.

Introductory study and practice in the art of creating elements of fiction, poetry, drama and other literary forms.

ENG 088: Fundamentals of Composition - Intensive

Prerequisite: ENG 65 or ESL 134 or ESL 135 or ENG 60 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam .

Designed to provide an immersion experience in composition, with additional readings for students who qualify for course entrance with a high placement in ENG 80. Students must achieve a passing portfolio to enter English 98/110.

ENG 089: College Composition Workshop

Prerequisites: ENG 70 and ENG 80 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.
Corequisites: ENG 110 or 110H (concurrent).

Intensive course in the skills needed to analyze college-level texts and write college-level essays. Linked to a co-requisite English 110.

ENG 098: Fundamentals Of Composition

Prerequisites: ENG 80 or qualifying score on SBCC Placement Exam.

Intensive course in composition, emphasizing development of ideas into organized essays which are correct in grammar and mechanics.

ENG 103: Improvement Of College Reading And Study Skills

Prerequisites: ENG 70 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Reading course to improve critical thinking, comprehension, vocabulary and study skills. Various texts, including book-length works and textbook selections from various content areas, are read and analyzed.

ENG 110: Composition and Reading

Prerequisites: ENG 98 and ENG 70 or ENG 88 and ENG 70 or ENG 89 and ENG 70 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.
Corequisites: ENG 120 or LIBR 101.

Practice in expository composition based on critical reading of short works and one book-length work. Develop skills in writing effectively, reading carefully and thinking clearly.

ENG 110H: Composition And Reading, Honors

Prerequisites: ENG 98 and ENG 70 or ENG 88 and ENG 070 or ENG 121 and ENG 70 or qualifying score on SBCC Placement Exam.
Skills Advisories: Proficiency in MATH 104 or 107 or 111.
Corequisites: ENG 120.

Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance into the Honors Program. First semester of freshman English for students enrolled in the Honors Program. Expository writing based on critical reading and coordinated with other Honors courses. Designed to improve students' skills in writing effectively, reading carefully and thinking clearly.

ENG 111: Critical Thinking And Composition Through Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Study of critical thinking and composition, combined with instruction in literature.

ENG 111H: Critical Thinking and Composition Through Literature, Honors

First semester of freshman English for students enrolled in the Honors Program. Expository writing based on critical reading and coordinated with other Honors courses. Designed to improve students' skills in writing effectively, reading carefully and thinking clearly.

ENG 119A: CAP Core Literacies: Reading and Writing Within Academic Disciplines

Limitation on Enrollment: Admission to Program, students must have been accepted in the College Achievement Program. Students will identify how personal challenges (including reading and writing methodologies) affect academic performance in specific disciplines, develop strategies to address these challenges, and assess effectiveness of adopted strategies.

ENG 119B: Cap Core Literacies: Reading, Writing And Critical Thinking Across Disciplines

Limitation on Enrollment: Admission to Program, students must have been accepted in the College Achievement Program. Students will identify standards and strategies for success embedded in their field of interest (including reading, writing, research, critical inquiry, and problem-solving) and transfer these skills across disciplines.

ENG 120: College Research Skills

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: COMP 103 and COMP 123.

Through self-paced activities, students develop the research and documentation skills necessary to write a successful research paper in ENG 110, as well as in other college courses. Students practice a range of research skills, including narrowing a topic, finding materials in libraries and on the World Wide Web, evaluating sources, note-taking, employing quotation, paraphrase or summary, organizing and synthesizing material, and using the MLA and APA style of citation. This class is available in online stand-alone format.

ENG 160: Reading and Literacy Strategies for Nursing

Designed to assist nursing students further develop reading, communication and study strategies that will be needed in the Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program. Intended as a bridge between the CNA and LVN programs, the course focuses on the academic skills needed by pre-nursing students.

ENG 161: Comprehension and Study Strategies for Beginning Accounting Students

Skills Advisories Eligibility for ENG 103 and proficiency in MATH 4 or MATH 41.

Reading course to improve critical thinking, comprehension, vocabulary, visual literacy and study skills for the beginning accounting student.

ENG 162: Comprehension and Study Strategies for Advanced Accounting Students

Skills Advisories Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H and proficiency in MATH 4 or MATH 41.

Reading course to improve critical thinking, comprehension, vocabulary, visual literacy and study skills. Designed to serve as a companion course to financial and managerial accounting courses.

ENG 163: Critical Reading Strategies for the Earth Sciences

An academic reading course for students enrolled in Earth and Planetary Science classes. The course will emphasize the development of critical reading and thinking strategies and practices. It is intended to help students optimize their success with content reading in the sciences.

ENG 173: Screenwriting I

Prerequisites: ENG 70 and ENG 98 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Study of elements of dramatic writing for the cinema: the three-act structure, character delineation and motivation, conflict development and pacing, dialog and subtext, and unifying the message. Students analyze feature films and television screenplays for their structure, pacing and characterization; write scenes in correct format; complete a treatment for a feature film or television.

ENG 181: Technical And Professional Writing

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Writing course designed to teach professional-level written communication in technical fields.

ENG 200: Introduction to Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Introduces representative works from major genres (poetry, drama, and short fiction), develops students' close reading and analytical writing skills, and promotes critical understanding of the cultural, historical, and aesthetic qualities of literature.

ENG 221: Survey Of British Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Chronological survey of British literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the 18th century.

ENG 222: Survey Of British Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Survey of British literature during the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, including fiction, poetry, drama and essays.

ENG 222H: Survey of British Literature, Honors

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Survey of British literature during the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, including fiction, poetry, drama and essays.

ENG 225: American Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Study of American imagination and culture through representative works of literature, from the colonial period through the Civil War. Explores the historic diversity in American literature, the ways in which authors appropriate literary conventions and genres to create an authentic American voice, and the presence of these trends in contemporary American culture.

ENG 226: American Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Intensive study of post-Civil War American culture through a reading of its major authors. Included are novels, short stories, drama, poetry, and essays by Americans from diverse backgrounds.

ENG 226H: American Literature, Honors

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Limitation on Enrollment: Admission to Program. Intensive study of post-Civil War American culture through a reading of its major authors. Included are novels, short stories, drama and poetry by Americans from varied backgrounds.

ENG 231: World Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or ENG 111H.

Study of representative works of Western and non-Western literature from ancient times to the 16th century.

ENG 232: World Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or ENG 111H.

A comparative study of selected works, in translation in English, of literature from around the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia and other areas, from the mid or late seventeenth century to the present.

ENG 236: Sacred Literature, Eastern Texts

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Study of representative works of literature considered sacred by Eastern traditions, such as the Tao Te Ching, Confucius' Analects, the Buddha's Dhammapada, the Hindu Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads and Vedas.

ENG 237: Sacred Literature, Western Texts

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H ENG 236.

Study of representative works of literature considered sacred by Western traditions, such as the Tanak, Christian New Testament, other Orthodox and Gnostic texts, the Qur'an, the Egyptian Book of the Dead, and Native American sacred tales.

ENG 240: Contemporary Fiction

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Reading of representative works of 21st century and late 20th century fiction. In-depth exploration of representative fiction with such themes as alienation, spiritual search, identity quests, etc.

ENG 241: Contemporary Women Writers

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Representative works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama written by contemporary women writers.

ENG 242: Contemporary Dramatic Literature

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Study of representative works of contemporary dramatic literature, emphasizing Pulitzer Prize-winning plays and issues reflecting current culture.

ENG 251: Introduction To Poetry

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H.

Representative selections of English and American poetry of various periods. Designed to acquaint the college transfer student with significant British and American poetry of all periods, including the study of structural elements of the art form of poetry, as well as an investigation of the enduring themes of mankind voiced through the art of poetry.

ENG 261: Literature And Film

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.

Study of film adaptation of literary works which examines the aesthetic uniqueness and limitations of literary and cinematic forms. Focus on film and literary aesthetics and techniques. Students read literary works of various genres (e.g. short stories, novels and plays) and view film adaptations of these works.

ENG 262: Shakespeare

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or ENG 111H.

Study of the most representative examples of Shakespeare's four dramatic genres and sonnets.

ENG 270: Introduction To Creative Writing

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or111H .

Study and practice in the art of creating fiction, poetry, drama and other literary forms.

ENG 271D: Creative Writing: Drama

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H or 270.

Advanced study and practice in playwriting.

ENG 271F: Creative Writing: Fiction

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H or 270.

Advanced study and practice in fiction writing.

ENG 271NF: Creative Writing: Non-fiction

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or ENG 111H.

Advanced study and practice of creative writing in non-fiction genres.

ENG 271P: Creative Writing: Poetry

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: ENG 111 or 111H or 270.

Advanced study and practice in poetry writing.

ENG 292H: Advanced Literary Analysis, Honors

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.

Limitation on Enrollment: Admittance into The Honors Program at SBCC. Honors course . By practicing a variety of in-depth literary analyses across a variety of texts and genres, students will see and understand the application of theories to texts.

ENG 295: Internship In English

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Limitation on Enrollment: Other: Completion of two courses (in applicable discipline) at SBCC prior to enrolling in an Internship course. Structured internship program in which students gain experience with community organizations related to the discipline.

ENG 299: Independent Study In English

Prerequisites: ENG 110 or 110H.

Limitation on Enrollment: Student must have completed a minimum of twelve units at SBCC, with a 2.5 GPA, and a minimum of six (6) units with a 3.0 GPA in English Designed to offer the individual student an opportunity to explore an English subject in depth. Specific course requirements are formulated by the student and instructor. Regular meetings with instructor are required. Course may be taken for 1-3 units of credit; each unit requires student to devote approximately three hours per week to his/her project.

ENG NC120: Modern and Classic Short Stories For Older Adults

Older adults pursue a close reading of texts paying sustained attention to the characters, plot, style, images, metaphors, patterns, and themes that carry the story forward and engage in an interpretive immersion that transforms attention into deeper thought and comprehension. Titles, anthologized for each term, include contemporary and classic short stories from the US, Britain, the European continent, Africa, Latin America, Japan, India, Israel, China and other nations.

ENG NC303: Explorations in Literature: For Older Adults

Older adults become more avid, savvy readers of fiction by learning how to “close-read.” Through classroom readings, lecture, and discussion, students will understand the dynamics of fiction and how it applies to their lives. Fiction reveals relationships between people and people's relationships to the world. Fiction often gives a clearer view of its times than contemporary news reports of history. Students learn what to look for in reading. Students gain pleasure and confidence in literary judgment with every page read.

ENG NC335: Poetry, Prose and Plays: For Older Adults

Teaches older adult students techniques for close reading of literary texts. Examines the elements of storytelling: plot, character, theme, point of view, and setting. Analyzes the effect of words, images, metaphors, patterns, and cadences of the various works. Explicates effect of culture, values, irony and paradox on the reader. Titles will be determined in class and will include selections from poetry, prose and plays.

ENG NC434: The Austen Mystique: For Older Adults

Older adults examine passages from the major novels of Jane Austen, view clips from film and television versions of her work, listen to and discuss comments of actors and directors who have worked on Jane Austen adaptations, and review her letters and biography.

ENG NC497: Survey of Literary Classics: For Older Adults

Presents older adults with the opportunity and guidance to read, analyze, evaluate and discuss literary classics. Assists students to place modern experience in a historical context and to view historical events with a modern perspective.

ENG NC630: Screening Your Ideas: For Older Adults

Participants will learn the basics of screenwriting and examine story ideas for TV or motion pictures. The purpose of this course is to find out what makes an idea worth pursuing. Older adult students learn different techniques to explore their own creativity through the study of characters, story, and various genres. In addition, students will examine the importance of opening scenes from different movies.

ENG NC634: Writing Non-Fiction: For Older Adults

Instructs older adult students how to develop magazine articles and book ideas. Includes using fiction techniques to write memoirs and non-fiction articles. Also includes information about the magazine marketplace and e-Book publishing. Shows how to write effective query letters and book proposals.

ENG NC635: Writers' Boot-camp: For Older Adults

This intensive class teaches older adults to improve their writing skills in fiction, creative non-fiction, film, or drama. Helps students who have a story without an ending, or an idea for an article they can't start. Students learn about structure and how to eradicate writing blocks, turn rants into monologues, express themselves, and challenge their intellects. True tales may be published for peers and grandchildren.

ENG NC642: Getting Started, Getting Good, and Getting Your Fiction Published: For Older Adults

Older adult students will learn that effective, publishable fiction requires intriguing characters, a good story line, a compelling narrative voice, convincing dialogue, energetic pace, palpable mood, and a strong relationship to contemporary life. This class provides instruction in vital techniques, an arena for practicing them until those skills are mastered, and demonstrable ways for the student to develop an individual narrative voice.

ENG NC646: Writing Your Life into Being: For Older Adults

In this interactive writing workshop, older adult students contemplate what other authors say about values such as integrity, acceptance, and success. Through visualization techniques and writing exercises, students reflect back on their lives and give voice to what matters most. Beneficial for students who want to write a memoir for family members, experiment with poetry or fiction, or explore life stories at deeper levels.

ENG NC673: Writing Personal Histories: For Older Adults

Course teaches older adults to succeed in the memoir writing process. Students learn to collect and prepare their ideas, how to write and structure their memoirs and autobiographies, and how to edit them. Students learn to develop a conversational, individual narrative voice for their memoirs, and to create a framework for fictional works based on their autobiographies.

ENG NC674: Write From the Start: for Older Adults

Older adult students learn how to develop magazine articles and book ideas including the use of fiction techniques to write memoirs and non-fiction articles. Course includes information about the magazine marketplace and e-Book publishing. Students will also learn how to write effective query letters and book proposals.

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