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ENGLISH AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT

21 ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS
Prerequisite:Appropriate skill level demonstrated through the ENL assessment process | Corerequisite: Dev Comm 36A | Lecture: 3 hours. NDA 3 UNITS
Note: Class graded credit/no credit
This is a course in reading and writing designed to strengthen the student’s basic communication skills, including grammar, spell-ing, punctuation, and sentence construction. Greatest emphasis is placed on the writing of competent paragraphs and short essays.

28 INTERMEDIATE READING AND COMPOSITION
Prerequisite: English 21 or appropriate English placement results | Lecture: 3 hours. 3 UNITS
This is a course in reading and writing designed to strengthen the student’s ability to use basic communication skills, including grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence construction. Instruction will include the assignment of full-length expository and argumentative essays.

101 COLLEGE READING AND COMPOSITION I
(CAN ENGL 2;CAN ENGL SEQA: ENG 101 + 102)
Prerequisite: English 28 or appropriate English placement results | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This is a course in reading and writing to improve the student’s skill in thinking clearly,reading carefully,and writing effectively;the organization and composition of expository material, including
the research paper, are emphasized. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN: English 155.

102 COLLEGE READING AND COMPOSITION II
(CAN ENGL 4;CAN ENGL SEQA: ENG 101 + 102)
Prerequisite: English 101 | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This course is designed to develop critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level of English 101. Students will develop critical thinking by writing strong arguments based on poetry, drama and fiction, as subject matter. Students will learn to identify premises and conclusions and recognize patterns of faulty logic in developing arguments. They will learn to distinguish between deductive and inductive reasoning and will demonstrate this and utilizing research strategies. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN: English 255.

127 CREATIVE WRITING
Prerequisite: English 28 or appropriate English placement results | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This course surveys and analyzes the narrative structure of story writing. The student will produce two stories during the semester.

200 ENGLISH OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
Prerequisite: English 101 | Lecture: 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
Course covers concepts and methods for gathering, organizing, analyzing, and presenting information in various modes of business communications. Emphasis is on critical writing skills used in memos, letters, reports, and proposals. Acceptable for credit: CSUN: Business 105.

208 AMERICAN LITERATURE II
(CAN ENGL 16)
Prerequisite: English 101 | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
English 208 presents representative pieces of American literature from the Civil War to the present. The selections are taken from a wide variety of literary forms, such as essays, short stories, poems, letters speeches, and novels. Acceptable for credit: CSUN: English 275.

210 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY NOVEL
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
English 210 comprises a study of selected novels of the twentieth century. Landmark American, European, and British novels are read and discussed.

240 LITERATURE AND THE MOTION PICTURE I
Prerequisite: English 101 | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
English 240 is a comparative course in literature and the motion picture. Stress is placed on viewing feature, documentary, short subjects, animated, and experimental films, along with reading literary sources (short stories, novels, and plays) and related critical reviews.

255 LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This course surveys Latin American literature by examining essays, poetry, drama, short stories, and novels of various people of Latin America. This course will examine the historical, political, social, and aesthetic influences on the writers of this region through reading discussion, and writing. Acceptable for credit: UCLA

185 DIRECTED STUDY
CSU 1 UNIT RPT2

285 DIRECTED STUDY
CSU 2 UNITS

385 DIRECTED STUDY
CSU 3 UNITS
Conference: 1 hour per unit.
Directed study on a contract basis under the supervision of an instructor. Credit Limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.

485 INTERNET RESEARCH
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 2 hours. CSU 1 UNIT RPT2
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines; basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity operators; how to locate materials in various content fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how to use and cite electronic sources.

921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 2 UNITS RPT3

931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 3 UNITS RPT3

941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 4 UNITS RPT3
Prerequisite: Employment in a field related to the student’s major as verified by the signature of the Cooperative Education Advisor. Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-job training
in an employment area that will enhance the student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See Cooperative Education Credit Guide.

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