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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. Prerequisite: ENG 104 or NENG 204 with a minimum grade of Pass or ESL 25 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 1AEX Critical Reading Comp Expanded 4.00 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. English 1AEX provides students with an extra unit of lab to support students in reading and writing complex, college-level prose. Students who have completed, or are enrolled in, ENG 1A may not receive credit. Prerequisite: ENG 104 with a minimum grade of P 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 or ENG 1AEX 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 or ENG 1AEX with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
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 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 12C Craft of Writing Fiction: Adv. 3.00 Units
Practice in writing fiction at an advanced level. Builds on the intermediate skills developed in English 12B by requiring a mastery of description, detail, character development, consistent point of view, and logical plotting that avoids cliche. Focus on achieving 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 presentation about the craft in 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; analysis and criticism of peer work and individual’s own work. Prerequisite: ENG 12B with a minimum grade of C Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A or ENG 1AEX with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 13A 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 or ENG 1A or ENG 1AEX with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ENG 13B Writing Poetry: Intermediate 3.00 Units
Continued 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 and submission for publication. Prerequisite: ENG 13A with a minimum grade of C
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. Students who have completed, or are enrolled in, JAMS 19A may not receive credit.
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. Students who have completed, or are enrolled in, JAMS 19B may not receive credit. Prerequisite: ENG 19A or JAMS 19A with a minimum grade of C
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 Modern World Literature 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: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C
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 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.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 

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