57 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
English/Communication Teaching Credential
Chair: William Shanebeck, M.A..
a student wishes to challenge his SAT score he may take the English Placement Test at the specific times when it is administered by the English Department at the beginning of each semester. Ifhe fails this test, he must take Basic English Workshop; three semester hours with no unit credit toward graduation. 103 English for the Non-Native Speaker: Paragraph Development and Grammar Review (4) Intensive grammar review, note-taking skills and paragraph development Emphasis on pre-writing, outlining, unity, summarizing, and mechanics of composition. This course will be required for all students whose native language is other than English and whose English Placement Test demon strates need of these skills. Must be taken during the first semester of residence, unless placed into another class. Only six units of English for the Non-Native Speaker may be applied toward graduation. Fee: $25. Emphasis on listening skills, pronuncia tion, intonation, and conversational strate gies. Weekly interviews and field work will be required of all students whose native lan guage is other than English and whose English Placement Test demonstrates need of these skills. Must be taken during the first semester of residence. Prerequisite: department placement. Only six units of English for the Non-Native Speaker may be applied toward graduation. 107 English for the Non-Native Speaker: Essay and Academic Writing (3) Studies in essay organization and develop ment and critical reading. This course will be required of all students whose native language is other than English and whose English Placement Test demonstrates need of these skills. Must be taken during the semester one is placed in the course. Prerequisite: English 103 or department placement A "passing" score on the English Department essay must be achieved before taking English HOA English ll0Amust be taken in the semester immediately following successful completion of 107. Only six units of English for the Non-Native Speaker may be applied to ward graduation. Fee: $25. 105 English For the Non-Native Speaker: Oral Skills (3)
The English Department in cooperation with the Communication Department pro vides a program leading to a Single Subject California Teaching Credential in English/Communications. This program provides considerable flexibility for those planning to teach English in high school. Students who complete this program are able to waive the National Teacher's Exam (NTE), which otherwise would be required for a California Teaching Credential. In addition to the general education re quirement of 12 units in English 110 NB, English 250: American Literature and Communication 100, an English core of 22 units (English 251, 252, English 320, 350, one unit of English 470, and nine units to be select ed from English 360, 370, 400, 420, 430, 440, 450, and 460) is required. Communication 476: Communication Education Seminar for 2 units is required. For a total of 33 units in the major, an additional nine units are to be select ed from one of four optional areas in Communication: (1) journalism/writing, (2) drama, (3) speech com./forensics, (4) speech com./vocational. The student must consult with the departments of English, Communication and Education for the specific courses allowed in the four areas listed above. Humanities Major/English Concentration The Department of English offers an English concentration for the Humanities major (see Humanities section for specifics). It is basi cally a minor in English, but more flexibility is possible through department advisement Note: Unless otherwise stated, a course may be repeated with different content (section title). MINOR In addition to the HUMANmES M,\JoR/ ENGLISH CONCENTRATION mentioned above, an ENGLISH MINOR is offered with completion of 18 units, 12 of which must be upper division. The student selects units from three or more of the courses listed above under the depart ment major. COURSES 90 Basic English Workshop (3) Workshop in English fundamentals empha sizing grammar, punctuation, spelling and paragraph writing. Students scoring less than 400 on the verbal section of the SAT must take and pass Basic English Workshop within the first year of residence (before English 110). If
FACULTY Professor: Doland Associate Professors: Cornell, Gilman, Sargent, W. Shanebeck, Smith Assistant Professor: Connolly, Rambo OBJECTIVES The Department of English has five ob jectives: the understanding of language as a means of communication, the ability to speak and write with clarity; an understanding of lit erature as a record of the development of human thought and the reflection of human history; the appreciation and enjoyment of literature; and an acquaintance with the liter ary heritage of the English-speaking world. History 305 is recommended for all English majors. DEGREE PROGRAM ABACHELOR OF ARTs DEGREE. IN ENGLISH is of fered upon completion of the university bac calaureate and English major which consists ot 30 units, 24 ofwhich must be upper division. English 251 and 252 are required for the major and are prerequisite to upper division courses in the major. The student must also complete three units of 400 Shakespeare, three units of 450 Studies in Literary Criticism, three units of 470 Seminar and select at least three units from each of 350, 360, and 370. Remaining units may be completed in any of the upper division English course offerings. The following em phases/special programs are also offered: Writing Emphasis The English Department offers a Writing Emphasis. This program enables students to supplement their study of literature with theoretical and vocational training in writing. As part of the regular general education re quirement, students must complete English ll0Aand ll0B, English 251, and either Com munication 100,170,181,220, 280. The major consists of 36 units, 30 ofwhich must be upper division. Students must take three units in each of the following courses: English 252, 340, 350 (Linguistics) , 360, 370, 400, 450, 470 and Communication 230. Three additional units must be completed in any one of the following courses: English 350 (reaching English as a Second Language) , 360, 370,420,430, 440 or 460. Six units must be comp~eted in any of the following courses: English 342, Communication 330,331,334,388,430,or457..
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