English (ENGL)

ENGL 1  (C-ID ENGL 100)         4 units  
Reading and Composition  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ESL 34X or ENGL 105 or qualification through the LBCC assessment process for English.  
Grading: letter grade.  

In this course, students read and analyze college-level texts in order to write researched, thesis-based essays.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 1H  (C-ID ENGL 100)         4 units  
Honors Reading and Composition  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ESL 34X or ENGL 105 or qualification through the LBCC assessment process for English and qualification for the Honors Program.  
Grading: letter grade.  

In this course, students read and analyze college-level texts in order to write researched, thesis-based essays. Eligibility for the Honors Program is required for enrollment.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 1S        5 units  
Reading and Composition with Support  
90 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ESL 34X or ENGL 105 or qualification through the LBCC assessment process for English.  
Grading: letter grade.  

In this course, students read and analyze college-level texts in order to write researched, thesis-based essays. The course provides supplemental skills support through scaffolded, collaborative, individualized activities, and one-to-one feedback from a writing instructor necessary to complete ENGL1 criteria.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 2  (C-ID ENGL 120)         4 units  
Introduction to Literature/Composition  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 1 or ENGL 1H.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This introduction to analysis of and writing about literature focuses on the three major genres of fiction, drama, and poetry. Writing assignments are designed to develop students' critical thinking and reading skills through the analysis and interpretation of the reading material.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 2H  (C-ID ENGL 120)         4 units  
Honors Introduction to Literature/Comp.  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 1 or ENGL 1H and qualification for the Honors Program.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course is an honors introduction to analysis of and writing about literature, focusing on the three major genres of fiction, drama and poetry. Writing assignments are designed to develop students' critical thinking and reading skills through the analysis and interpretation of the reading material.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 3  (C-ID ENGL 105)         4 units  
Argumentative and Critical Writing  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an introduction to the elements and uses of critical thinking and writing. Analytical, persuasive, evaluative, and argumentative writing will be emphasized, as well as the evaluation and use of both electronic and conventional sources.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 3H  (C-ID ENGL 105)         4 units  
Honors Argumentative & Critical Writing  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Qualification for the Honors Program and ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an introduction to the elements and uses of critical thinking and writing. Analytical, persuasive, evaluative, and argumentative writing will be emphasized, as well as the evaluation and use of both electronic and conventional sources.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 4  (C-ID ENGL 110)         4 units  
Critical Analysis of Literature  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 1, ENGL 1H or qualification through the LBCC assessment process for English.  
Grading: letter grade.  

This course develops critical thinking skills through the written analysis of literary elements in fiction, poetry, and drama. Writing assignments emphasize argumentative strategies and the effective use of primary and secondary sources.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 4H        4 units  
Honors Critical Analysis of Literature  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 1 or ENGL 1H and qualification for the Honors Program.  
Grading: letter grade.  

This course develops critical thinking skills through the written analysis of literary elements in fiction, poetry, and drama. Writing assignments emphasize argumentative strategies and the effective use of primary and secondary sources.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 6        3 units  
Production of Literary Publications  
36 hours lecture, 54 hours laboratory  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  
Materials Fee: $4.  

Formerly ENGL 6AD. Students will study the principles and practice involved in editing and producing complete literary publications ranging in size and complexity from small pamphlets to books.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 7        3 units  
Editing a Literary Review  
54 hours lecture  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

Students interested in editorial work will examine contemporary literary journals, reviews, and creative publications and analyze the basic philosophy of editing a journal. Also, they will have hands-on experience analyzing, considering, and choosing manuscripts appropriate to the standards of a literary journal.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 24        4 units  
College Grammar  
72 hours lecture  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

College Grammar is a transfer-level course designed to lead students through an examination of the English language, focusing on both theory and practice in grammar, usage, and mechanics. It is recommended for students who wish to strengthen their knowledge of grammar and to improve their skill in writing and speaking in English as well as for people who need a strong knowledge of grammar, usage and mechanics for professional purposes.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 26  (C-ID ENGL 200)         3 units  
Creative Writing 1  
54 hours lecture  
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 1, ENGL 1S, or an equivalent course.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an introduction to practical and supervised experience in the fundamentals of writing fiction and poetry, through the study and analysis of the works of established professional and peer writers. Students will practice writing in various genres and will be introduced to the workshop method.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 32        3 units  
Masterpieces/Asian Literature (in English)  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course is an introduction to Asian literature (in translation), with an emphasis on major literary works of India, China and Japan. The course is designed for students with a general interest in diverse literatures and their historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 33        4 units  
Mythology  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This class focuses on the study of myths of various nations and archetypal mythic patterns. The reading and analysis of literature is based on these myths and patterns.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 33H        4 units  
Honors Mythology  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Qualification for the Honors Program and ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This class focuses on the study of myths of various nations and archetypal mythic patterns. The reading and analysis of literature is based on these myths and patterns.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 34        4 units  
Literature for Children and Young Adults  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade.  

This course introduces representative works of literature written for children and young adults and develops students’ close reading and analytical writing skills while promoting an appreciation for the qualities of literature from historical, philosophical, social, political, and aesthetic perspectives.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 35        3 units  
Interpreting the Short Story  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course is a study of the interpretation of the short story and application of the meanings found in short stories to real-life situations through class discussion and writing assignments.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 36        3 units  
The Novel  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course is a study of the novel as a literary form. Students will read representative works in the English, American, European Continental, and other traditions within their respective cultural contexts. The course will examine how literary movements and schools, critical concepts such as canonicity, and various formal elements shape conceptions of the novel.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 37        3 units  
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course surveys major works of speculative fiction with an emphasis on major themes and genres.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 38        3 units  
The Bible as Lit: The Old Testament  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course surveys the narratives, poetry, and literary structure of the Old Testament, the Hebrew Bible. The course is designed for students interested in broadening their understanding of the literary characteristics, the culture, and the historical contexts of the Old Testament.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 39        3 units  
The Bible as Lit: Apocrypha/New Testament  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course surveys the narratives, poetry, parables, letters, and literary structure of the New Testament and Apocrypha. The course is designed for students interested in studying the literary characteristics as well as the cultural and historical contexts of the books of the New Testament and the Apocrypha.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 41  (C-ID ENGL 130)         4 units  
American Literature I  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course is a survey of American literature from Native American oral literature to published texts from the time of the Civil War. Readings will include authors of diverse cultural backgrounds: African American, European American, Hispanic American, and Native American.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 42  (C-ID ENGL 135)         4 units  
American Literature II  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course is a survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Readings will include authors of diverse cultural backgrounds: African American, Asian American, European American, Mexican American, and Native American. We will consider how social and political issues influence the authors' works, and we will discuss literary movements so we can see how American literature has evolved.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 43A        4 units  
Introduction to Shakespeare  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course presents Shakespeare as a major literary figure in the context of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods and the history of British literature. It involves reading, discussion, and analysis of seven plays and selected sonnets.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 43B        4 units  
Introduction to Shakespeare  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

The course presents Shakespeare as a major literary figure in the context of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods and the history of British literature. This course involves reading, discussion, and analysis of seven later plays and selections from the longer poems.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 44  (C-ID ENGL 140)         4 units  
World Literature I  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers a comparative survey of the historical development of world literature in translation from ancient times to the mid or late seventeenth century, including works from Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and other areas and reflecting philosophical, political, and artistic changes in western and eastern cultures.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 44H  (C-ID ENGL 140)         4 units  
Honors World Literature I  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Qualification for the Honors Program and eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an honors comparative survey of the historical development of world literature in translation from ancient times to the mid or late seventeenth century, including works from Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and other areas and reflecting philosophical, political, and artistic changes in western and eastern cultures.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 45  (C-ID ENGL 145)         4 units  
World Literature II  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course focuses on world literature with an emphasis on works in translation, covering works from the Renaissance to contemporary times and emphasizing an appreciation of aesthetic, philosophical, and cultural concepts.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 45H  (C-ID ENGL 145)         4 units  
Honors World Literature II  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Qualification for the Honors Program and eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course focuses on world literature with an emphasis on works in translation, covering works from the Renaissance to contemporary times and emphasizing an appreciation of aesthetic, philosophical, and cultural concepts.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 46  (C-ID ENGL 160)         4 units  
Survey of British Literature I  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This survey of English literature from the early medieval period to the last quarter of the eighteenth century includes study of the historical, philosophical, political, social, and aesthetic concepts inherent in the works and their milieus.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 47  (C-ID ENGL 165)         4 units  
Survey of British Literature II  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This survey of British literature covers British writers from the Age of Romanticism in the 18th century, through the Victorian Era, and into the 21st century and includes study of the historical, philosophical, political, social, and aesthetic concepts inherent in the works and their milieus.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 48        3 units  
Modern & Contemporary Literature  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This class is a study of imaginative literature written from the late 19th through the early 21st centuries. Writers chosen will represent world literature and will generally be those who have exerted a strong influence on contemporary attitudes, ideas, aesthetics, and values. The course will explore the revolutionary ways of writing and seeing that are peculiar to recent major artists.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 48H        3 units  
Honors Modern & Contemporary Literature  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Qualification for the Honors Program and eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This class is a study of imaginative literature written from the late 19th through the early 21st centuries. Writers chosen will represent world literature and will generally be those who have exerted a strong influence on contemporary attitudes, ideas, aesthetics, and values. The course will explore the revolutionary ways of writing and seeing that are peculiar to recent major artists.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 49        3 units  
Film and Literature  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course will offer an examination of the ways in which literary works are related to film through the interdisciplinary study of structure and theme. The course will focus on analysis of cross-cultural/gender issues and artistic approaches, with focus on film adaptations of significant works from American, Western, and non-Western cultures, primarily novels and plays. Discussion will include ways in which literary works successfully or unsuccessfully translate into films.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 49H        3 units  
Honors Film and Literature  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Qualification for the Honors Program and eligibility for ENGL 1.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

English 49H will offer an examination of the ways in which literary works are related to film through the interdisciplinary study of structure and theme. The course will focus on analysis of cross-cultural/gender issues and artistic approaches, with focus on film adaptations of significant works from American, Western, and non-Western cultures, primarily novels and plays. Discussion will include ways in which literary works successfully or unsuccessfully translate into films.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 50A        3 units  
Introduction to Poetry Writing  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 26.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

Formerly ENGL 27A. This course offers an introduction to practical experience in writing, appreciating and analyzing poetry.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 50B        3 units  
Intermediate Poetry Writing  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 50A.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere in which to write original poetry. This course focuses on theory, technique and practical discipline of writing poetry; and examines basic forms of poetry. Students discuss the techniques of poetry and present manuscripts of their own work for critical discussion. In addition, students learn to write critiques, demonstrating an intermediate knowledge of poetic technique and terminology.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 50C        3 units  
Advanced Poetry Writing  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 50B.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere in which to write and revise original poetry. Students enrolled in this course should be presently working on a portfolio of poetry. This course is designed to assist students in developing and revising poetry manuscripts to meet contemporary publication standards.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 50D        3 units  
Writing and Publishing Poetry  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 50C.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere focusing on preparation of a book length manuscript for publication. This course is designed to assist students in preparing and marketing professional manuscripts of a select number of poems for publication. Students will focus on current standards for query letters and other submission procedures. Manuscripts submitted for workshop will meet contemporary publication standards.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 51A        3 units  
Introduction to Fiction Writing  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 26.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

Formerly ENGL 27B. This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere in which to write short fiction. The course focuses on theory, technique and practical discipline of writing fiction, and examines models from various genres. Students discuss the techniques of storytelling and present manuscripts of their own work for critical discussion.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 51B        3 units  
Intermediate Fiction Writing  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 51A.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere in which to write original short fiction and focuses on theory, technique and practical discipline of writing fiction. It also examines basic models of short stories. Students discuss the techniques of storytelling and present manuscripts of their own work for critical discussion. In addition, students learn to write critiques demonstrating an intermediate knowledge of literary technique and terminology.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 51C        3 units  
Advanced Fiction Writing  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 51B.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere focusing on analysis of the elements of fictional structure through student examination of works in progress. Students enrolled in this course should be presently working on a portfolio of short stories. This course is designed to assist students in developing and revising manuscripts to meet contemporary publication standards.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 51D        3 units  
Writing and Publishing Fiction  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 51C.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere focusing on preparation of a book length manuscript for publication. This course is designed to assist students in preparing and marketing professional manuscripts of a select number of short stories for publication. Students will focus on current standards for query letters and other submission procedures. Manuscripts submitted for workshop will meet contemporary publication standards.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 52A        3 units  
Introduction to Novel Writing  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 26.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

Formerly ENGL 27E. This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere in which to write an original work of book-length fiction. The course focuses on theory, technique and practical discipline of writing fiction, and examines models from various genres (literary classics, historical fiction, detective fiction, romance, science fiction and others). Students discuss the techniques of storytelling and present manuscripts of one's own work for critical discussion.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 52B        3 units  
Intermediate Novel Writing  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 52A.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers a workshop atmosphere focusing on planning and developing an original novel length manuscript. This course focuses on theory, technique, practical discipline of writing fiction and examines models from various genres (literary classics, historical fiction, detective fiction, romance, science fiction and others). Students discuss the techniques of storytelling and present manuscripts of their own work for critical discussion. In addition, students learn to write critiques demonstrating a working knowledge of literary technique and terminology.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 52C        3 units  
Advanced Novel Writing  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 52B.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere focusing on analysis of the elements of dramatic fictional structure through student examination of works in progress. Students enrolled in this course should be presently working on a novel based manuscript. This course is designed to assist students in developing and revising manuscripts to meet contemporary publication standards.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 52D        3 units  
Writing and Publishing The Novel  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 52C.  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course offers an intensive workshop atmosphere focusing on preparation of a novel length manuscript for publication. This course is designed to assist students in preparing and marketing professional manuscripts for publication. Students will focus on current standards for query letters and other submission procedures. Manuscripts submitted for workshop will meet contemporary publication standards.

Transferable to CSU Only  
ENGL 53A        3 units  
Introduction to Creative Nonfiction  
54 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 26.  
Grading: letter grade.  

In this course, students read and write creative nonfiction prose. The course focuses on theory, technique and practical discipline of writing creative nonfiction, and examines models from various categories of prose (the personal essay, memoir, the lyric essay, the experimental essay, nature and travel writing, profiles, and others). Students discuss the craft and techniques of creative nonfiction storytelling and present original prose of one's own work for critical discussion.

Transferable to both UC and CSU; see counselor for limitations  
ENGL 105        4 units  
Fundamentals of Writing  
72 hours lecture  
Grading: letter grade or pass/no pass.  

This course focuses on expository and argumentative writing, standard written English, and critical reading. The course prepares students for entrance into ENGL1. During the semester, students are required to complete 3 hours of supplemental learning activities in a Success Center.

ENGL 600        0 units  
Great Works of Literature  
54 hours lecture  
Grading: non graded.  

This course is an introduction to literature with an emphasis on both the reading of major works of literature and on training in written expression especially for the older adult population.

ENGL 627        0 units  
Writing for Publication or Pleasure  
54 hours lecture  
Grading: non graded.  

This course gives especially older adult students experience with the creative and critical processes in creative writing.

ENGL 696        0 units  
Reading and Composition Skills Support  
36 hours lecture  
Corequisite: ENGL 1.  
Grading: non graded.  

This course offers concurrent instructional support for ENGL 1 students whose assessment indicates they need additional practice in critical reading, writing, thinking, and success strategies. The course provides scaffolded (collaborative and individualized) activities and one-on-one feedback from a writing instructor to supplement the skills necessary to complete ENGL 1 concurrently during a single semester.

ENGL 801A        4 units  
College English Skills I  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: Qualification through the LBCC assessment process for English.  
Grading: pass/no pass.  

This course focuses on expository writing, standard written English, and critical reading, especially at the paragraph level. During the semester, students are required to complete 3 hours of supplemental learning activities in a Success Center.

ENGL 801B        4 units  
College English Skills II  
72 hours lecture  
Prerequisite: ENGL 801A or qualification through the LBCC assessment process for English, which must be completed before registration.  
Grading: pass/no pass.  

This course focuses on expository writing, standard written English, and critical reading, especially moving from the paragraph to essay level. During the semester, students are required to complete 3 hours of supplemental learning activities in a Success Center.

ENGL 896        2 units  
Reading and Composition Skills Support  
36 hours lecture  
Corequisite: ENGL 1.  
Grading: pass/no pass.  

This course offers concurrent instructional support for ENGL 1 students whose assessment indicates they need additional practice in critical reading, writing, thinking, and success strategies. The course provides scaffolded (collaborative and individualized) activities and one-on-one feedback from a writing instructor to supplement the skills necessary to complete ENGL 1 concurrently during a single semester.