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English LPC
ENG 1A Critical Reading and Comp 3.00 Units
Integrated approach to reading, writing, and critical thinking intended to develop ability to read and write complex, college-level prose. Examination of ideas in relation to individual's worldview and contexts from which these ideas arise. Some research required. Integrated approach to reading, writing, and critical thinking intended to develop ability to read and write complex, college-level prose. Prerequisite: ENG 104 with a minimum grade of Pass or ESL 25 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 4 Critical Thinking/Writing Lit 3.00 Units
Develops critical thinking, reading, and writing skills as they apply to the analysis of fiction, poetry and drama; literary criticism; and related non-fiction from diverse cultural sources and perspectives. Emphasis on the techniques and principles of effective written argument as they apply to literature. Some research required. Prerequisite: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 7 Critical Thinking/Writing 3.00 Units
Develops critical thinking, reading, and writing skills as they apply to the textual analysis of primary and secondary book-length works from a range of academic and cultural contexts. Emphasis on the techniques and principles of effective written argument in research-based writing across disciplines. Prerequisite: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 9 Colloquium-English 1.00 Unit
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 11 Intro to Creative Writing 3.00 Units
Introduction to elements and craft of various genres of creative writing, including narrative, verse, and dialogue, using materials drawn from individual's own work and selected texts from established and peer writers. Practice in writing in various genres. Introduction to workshop method. Strongly recommended: Completion of English 1A with a minimum grade of C. 3 hours.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 12 Craft of Writing Fiction 3.00 Units
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: English 11 and eligibility for English 1A.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 12A Craft of Writing Fiction 3.00 Units
Practice in writing fiction. Developing internal and external sources for stories and novels; biographical sources, characterization, plot, points-of-view, narrative techniques; analysis and criticism of published writing and individual's own work. Strongly Recommended: ENG 11 with a minimum grade of C and eligibility for ENG 1A.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 12B Craft of Writing Fict:Intermed 3.00 Units
Practice in writing fiction at an intermediate level. Builds on the skills developed in English 12A by requiring the use of vivid description, specific detail, dynamic and rounded character development, consistent point of view, and logical plotting that avoids cliche. Focus on developing themes that create intellectual or emotional resonance. Expectation of sentence structure, grammar, and format accuracy. Develop internal and external sources for stories and novels; analysis and criticism of published short fiction and a book-length work; analysis and criticism of peer work and individual's own work. Requires submission for publication at the end of the semester. 3 hours. Strongly Recommended: ENG 12A with a minimum grade of C and ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 13 The Craft of Writing - Poetry 3.00 Units
Practice in writing poetry, using materials drawn from published poetry and individual's own work for analysis and criticism, with a focus on techniques of revision. Strongly Recommended: ENG 11 and ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 13A Intro. Craft of Writing Poetry 3.00 Units
Practice in writing poetry, using materials drawn from published poetry and individual’s own work for analysis and criticism, with a focus on techniques of revision. Strongly Recommended: ENG 11 and ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 19A Journal of Arts and Writing A 3.00 Units
Creation of a literary-style student magazine. Practical training in the managing, editing, formatting, and printing of a literary magazine. Enrollment constitutes the staff of the magazine. Cross listed with MSCM 19A. A student who has successfully completed MSCM 19A cannot enroll in ENG 19A.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 19B Journal of Arts and Writing B 3.00 Units
Creation of a literary-style student magazine. Practical intermediate-level training in the managing, editing, formatting, and printing of a literary supplement and/or magazine with a focus on the production process, including copy editing, design, layout, proofreading, working with the printer, and digital and print distribution. Enrollment constitutes the staff of the magazine. A student who has completed MSCM 19B cannot enroll in ENG 19B . Prerequisite: ENG 19A or MSCM 19A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 20 Studies in Shakespeare 3.00 Units
Readings of the sonnets and representative comedies, histories, tragedies, and romances of William Shakespeare, with attention to the early, middle and late phases of his art and to the Age of Elizabeth. Prerequisite: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 29 Independent Study, English .50 to 2.00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 32 U.S. Women's Literature 3.00 Units
Chronicles the expression of U.S. women authors through readings in a variety of genres such as fiction, poetry, drama, and the essay. Study of the works of at least three of the following groups: African Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans, with a particular focus on the 20th century. Prerequisite: English 1A (completed with a "C" or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 35 MODERN AMERICAN LITERATURE 3.00 Units
U.S. literature from the second half of the 19th century to the present, including poetry, drama, prose fiction, and essays. Emphasizes literary analysis and the exploration each work in relation to its social, cultural and historical contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 41 WORLD LIT: 17TH CENT-PRESENT 3.00 Units
This course is a comparative study of selected works, in translation and in English, of literature from various regions and cultures around the world, including Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, the Americas, and other areas from the mid-or-late seventeenth century to the present. Prerequisite: ENG 1A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 44 Literature of American West 3.00 Units
Critical analysis of the cultural and historical experiences of diverse peoples of the American West as expressed in their literatures, including the novel, short story, poetry, autobiography, memoirs, as-told-to narratives, and secondary works. Exploration of interrelationships among peoples and cultures of the West, considering place and community, gender, and ethnicity as given voice in literature. Study of the works of at least three of the following groups: African Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans. Emphasis upon techniques of critical review of and response to literary works, including gaining understanding of one's identity as a Westerner and an American. Prerequisite: English 1A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 45 Studies in Fiction 3.00 Units
Form, development, and cultural insights of the novel and short story; exploration of particular themes or periods as reflected in works of fiction. Prerequisite: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 4954 Special Topics in English .25 to 1.00 Unit
This course is designed to provide instruction in special topics in English. Topics may include writing for specific disciplines (science, social science, humanities, research techniques, and documentation, continuing study of a specific topic in literature (drama, poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction), and other areas of general English writing and literary studies.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 4955 Multicultural Achievement Prog 1.00 Unit
An academic support and community-building program for multicultural students. The program includes tutoring, mentoring, and the exploration of issues related to culture and student success. Individual sections will focus on the needs of a particular ethnic, cultural, or underrepresented group. Students may not concurrently enroll in English 49.55 and Psychology-Counseling 49.64.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 4956 Writing/Reading Tutorials .50 or 1.00 Unit
This self-paced, computer-based course (using PLATO software) offers students the opportunity to learn or improve the writing and/or reading skills of choice. The class may be taken on-line or in an on-campus computer lab. Select from a variety of grammar, punctuation, essay writing, reading comprehension, or reading technique modules. Each module has tutorials, practice applications, and mastery tests.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 100A INTEGRATED READING & WRITING I 4.00 Units
Preparation in English for success in college. Integrates reading, critical thinking, and writing assignments, using materials that present a variety of perspectives from across the curriculum. Strongly recommended: Appropriate skill level demonstrated through the English assessment process.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 100AL READING/WRITING LAB HOUR .00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
Co-Requisites: ENG 100A
 
ENG 100BL READING/WRITING LAB HOUR II .00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
Co-Requisites: ENG 100B
 
ENG 100Y Reading Writing Hour II .00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
Co-Requisites: ENG 100B
 
ENG 104 Integrated Readng & Writing II 4.00 Units
An accelerated one-semester preparation in English for success in college. Integrates reading, critical thinking and writing assignments, using materials that present a variety of perspectives from across the curriculum. Prerequisite: English 100A with a grade of "pass", or appropriate skill level demonstrated through the English assessment process.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 104L READING/WRITING LAB HOUR III .00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
Co-Requisites: ENG 104
 
ENG 104W Integrated Read & Writing WK .75 Units
This course provides additional LAB hours of instruction to support students who have not placed into104 but hope to accelerate through the sequence of basic skills English courses. Instructors will work intensively with a group of ten students to support their development in critical thinking, reading, writing, and research.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 105 READING, REASONING AND WRITING 4.00 Units
Preparation in English for success in courses across the curriculum. Integrates reading, critical thinking and writing assignments and introduces research and documentation skills. Designed for those requiring one semester of preparation for entering English 1A with a minimum of one-on-one support. Prerequisite: English 100A with a "Pass," equivalent course, or appropriate skill level demonstrated through the English assessment process.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 151 Writing for Self Express/Publ 1.00 Unit
Techniques of writing and self-expression. Recording feelings, thoughts, experiences and observations. Development of skills in preparation for publication.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 151A Writing for Self Express/Publ 1.00 Unit
Techniques of writing and self-expression. Elementary recording of feelings, thoughts, experiences and observations. Development of elementary skills in preparation for publication.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 152 Passport-Written Self-Express 1.00 Unit
A self-initiated writing program. Attend on a drop-in basis any writing class from an established list.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 1531 Read - Comprehension/Retention .25 Units
Discussion and practice of active reading, including pre-reading strategies, annotation techniques, and use of reference sources.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 1532 Write Effective Research Paper .25 Units
Four classroom hours of instruction and practice in writing the kind of research and term papers often required in college classes. Completion of this workshop will help students manage information more efficiently and then to integrate it in a coherent, engaging paper.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 154 Writing A Book/Publication I 1.00 Unit
Advanced techniques in writing for publication. Analyze the format for various types of books such as nonfiction, memoir, mystery, suspense, adventure, or historical fiction. Choose one format to follow in writing a book manuscript for possible publication.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
ENG 155 Lit and Lore of American West 2.00 Units
Reading and discussion of works written in and about the American West. May include Native American myths; short works by writers such as Mark Twain, Bret Harte, John Muir, Gary Soto, William Saroyan, and Joan Didion; three full-length works such as Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues, Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior, John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, and Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 

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