7975 - English 102 - Class Information

College Reading and Composition II

Winter 2009

3 Units, (UC: CSU)

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 faction, 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.

Prerequisites: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better.


Jamey Hecht, Ph.D.
Email: avian801@aol.com
Office Hours: 
Tuesdays, 1:00 - 8:00 PM
(818) 364-7600, ext. 7167

Classroom Location Schedule

Day  Campus  Time  Location
 Saturday   L.A. City College  9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon   Da Vinci, Rm. 306
 Saturday   L.A. Southwest College   1:30 - 4:30 PM   Lecture Lab., Rm. 112
 Sunday  L.A. Pierce College  09:00 AM - 12:00 Noon   Business Bldg., Rm. 3204
 Sunday  L.A. Valley College  1:30 - 4:30 PM   Foreign Lang. Bldg., Rm.106 

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Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, Compact Edition
  • Author: Roberts, Edgar V.
  • Edition: 4/E, 2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: 978-0-1322-3392-7

Textbook may be purchased at the City, Southwest, Valley, and Pierce College bookstores.


Literary Visions

Development of critical reading and writing skills through novel, short story, drama, and poetry analysis.

Where to Watch Videos

Cable Channel LA36

Video broadcasts are available on cable channel LA36. The broadcast schedule is below.

Broadcast and Class MeetingsBroadcast Schedule

All videos are closed captioned.
Buy the Videos

Videos may be purchased at the Pierce College Bookstore.  or LA Mission College Bookstore.

Watch the Videos on Campus

Videos may be viewed at the Learning Resource Centers of:

Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College

You must bring your Student ID or Fee Receipt  to watch the videos.

Online Course Website

Jan 5 is the official start date of the term. If you enroll after that date , you can expect a delay of 2-3 business days in accessing the class website. 

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