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Courses Offered

ENGL 100 Composition (3 units)

Course designed to help the student recognize and critically evaluate important ideas in short and book length texts, and express facts and thought logically and gracefully in clear and correct prose. Students will write critical expository essays dealing with a variety of ideas at a skill level appropriate to a college transfer level class.

ENGL 103 Applied English Skills for Cultural Production I (3 units)

This course is designed for students who want to develop critical thinking skills in the writing of a Pilipino Cultural Night (PCN) and will focus on writing the script for PCN. Students will research other PCNs, read and evaluate cultural literary texts related to the theme for content and composition, and work collaboratively to write a script to celebrate the Filipino and Filipino American experience.

ENGL 104 Applied English Skills for Cultural Production II (3 units)

This course is designed for students who want to develop critical thinking skills in the production of a Pilipino Cultural Night (PCN) and will focus on the creation of a PCN, including producing, advertising, acting, singing, dancing, stage/technical crew, and prop/set design and construction. Rehearsal times will be arranged by the instructor. All students will be required to participate in and work collaboratively for the PCN performances at the end of the semester.

ENGL 105 Intensive Composition and Reading (5 units)

Course designed to help the student recognize and critically evaluate important ideas in short and book length texts, and express facts and thought logically and gracefully in clear and correct prose. Students will write critical expository essays dealing with a variety of ideas at a skill level appropriate to a college transfer level class.

ENGL 110 Composition, Literature, and Critical Thinking (3 units)

Transfer-level course introduces students to major imaginative genres of poetry, drama, and fiction from diverse cultural sources and literary critical perspectives. Students will write analytical essays, employing methods of literary analysis and research and demonstrating critical thinking skills appropriate to a college-level writing class.

ENGL 161 Creative Writing I (3 units)

The craft of writing short stories, sketches, poetry, short dramas, and other literary forms for both personal enjoyment and professional training. During the Spring Semester, class members may volunteer to work on the college’s literary magazine.

ENGL 162 Creative Writing II (3 units)

The craft of writing short stories, sketches, poetry, short dramas, and other literary forms for both personal enjoyment and professional training. During the Spring Semester, class members may volunteer to work on the college’s literary magazine.

ENGL 165 Critical Thinking and Advanced Composition (3 units)

Through investigative learning in conjunction with nonfiction prose, students will explore multiple points of view of controversial issues, using critical thinking, reading, and writing skills to discuss and manipulate ideas in a progression of argumentative essays more advanced than English 100.

ENGL 203 Applied English Skills for Cultural Production III (3 units)

This course is designed for students who want to develop advanced critical thinking skills in the writing of a Pilipino Cultural Night (PCN) and will primarily focus on developing the management roles of the production. Students will research other PCNs, read and evaluate cultural literary texts related to the theme for content and composition, and work collaboratively to write a script to celebrate the Filipino and Filipino American experience. In addition, these students will be meeting outside of class time to develop and advance their leadership skills in preparation for the upcoming Pilipino Cultural Night performances.

ENGL 204 Applied English Skills for Cultural Production IV (3 units)

This course is designed for students who want to develop advanced critical thinking skills in the production of a Pilipino Cultural Night (PCN) by serving in the management roles of the production. This course will focus on the creation of a PCN, including producing, advertising, acting, singing, dancing, stage/technical crew, and prop/set design and construction. Rehearsal times will be arranged by the instructor. All students will be required to participate in and work collaboratively for the PCN performances at the end of the semester. In addition, the students enrolled in this course will be meeting outside of class time to demonstrate and further develop and advance their leadership skills in preparation for the upcoming Pilipino Cultural Night performances.

ENGL 650 English Supplement for TRIO Students (0.5- 3 units)

Individual instruction in reading and writing skills for TRIO students based on TRIO English instructor's/ coordinator’s assessment of each student’s reading and writing skills. Students are assigned a personal tutor/mentor in The Learning Center. (Open entry.) (Units do not count toward the Associate Degree.)

ENGL 695 Independent Study in English (0.5- 3 units)

Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized, directed instruction provided in selected areas to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline.

ENGL 819 English Development (3 units)

This course prepares students to read and write at the college level. Practice and instruction focus on reading college-level texts and writing college-level, text-based essays. Topics include thesis construction, organization, development, and sentence skills. Students will complete in-class and outside writing assignments, application in digital video production, individual conferences, and tutoring. NOTE: This course does not replace any course in Skyline College’s required course sequence based on placement testing. (Units do not apply to the Associate Degree.)

ENGL 846 Reading & Writing Connections (5 units)

Introduces students to college-level reading and writing, covering thesis construction, organization, development, sentence skills, text-based writing, and effective reading strategies to improve comprehension, analysis and vocabulary. ENGL 846 prepares students for ENGL 100. Units do not count toward the Associate Degree.

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