GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ENGLISH

Students completing an AA degree in English develop core competencies in several areas including communication, critical thinking, global awareness, information competency, and personal responsibility. This is achieved through the study of texts and by enhancing their skills in reading, writing, and research. Students apply literary and rhetorical concepts in order to critically read, write, think, and research.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.


PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR

UNITS

Eligibility for ENGL 101 (for all classes)

ENGL 105 and
ENGL 106 or
ENGL 109 and
ENGL 110

Survey of English Literature from the Anglo-Saxon Period to 1780
Survey of English Literature from 1780 to the Present Time
Introduction to Literature of the Western World
Introduction to Literature of the Western World

3+
3  or
3+
3

   Select 12 units from the following:
ENGL 120 or ESL 151 or equivalent or placement test scores or equivalent

ENGL 101

Freshman English

3

ENGL 101

ENGL 102

Critical Thinking and Literary Analysis

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101 or equivalent

ENGL 103*

Creative Writing Workshop

3

ENGL 101

ENGL 104

Critical Thinking and Argumentation

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 105

Survey of English Literature from the Anglo-Saxon Period to 1780

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 106

Survey of English Literature from 1780 to the Present Time

3

 

ENGL 107

Twentieth Century Poetry I

3

 

ENGL 108

Twentieth Century Poetry II

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 109

Introduction to Literature of the Western World

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 110

Introduction to Literature of the Western World

3

 

ENGL 112*

Screenwriting

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 114

Introduction to Poetry

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 115

Introduction to Fiction

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 116

Introduction to Drama

3

 

ENGL 117

Film as Literature

3

 

ENGL 122

American Literature to 1865

3

 

ENGL 123

American Literature from 1865 to the Present

3

  

ENGL 124

Contemporary Literature

3

 

ENGL 125

Shakespeare

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 126

The Modern Drama

3

Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

ENGL 127

Children's Literature

3

 

ENGL 128

The Bible as Literature

3

 

ENGL 130

Science Fiction Literature

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 141 Southwestern Ethnic Literature 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 142 Asian American Literature 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 222 Motion Picture Film Analysis 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18
* A maximum of 6 units of English 103 and 112 combined may be counted toward the 18 units required.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2013 GCC CATALOG 2013-2014

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