SRJC Course Outlines

10/3/2023 2:23:37 PMENGL 2 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  ENGL 2Title:  INTRO TO THE NOVEL  
Full Title:  Introduction to the Novel
Last Reviewed:3/13/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Elements of the novel form: narration, point of view, structure, plot, character, and metaphorical language, as well as themes introduced through reading and discussion of seven to ten outstanding novels.

Completion of ENGL 1A.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Elements of the novel form-narration; reading & discussion of seven to ten outstanding novels.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Completion of ENGL 1A.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1981
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1981
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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From a prescribed selection of novels (critical studies may also
be included), the students will:
1.  Show a thorough knowledge of assigned texts.
2.  Be aware of evolutionary stages of and the variety of forms to be
   seen in the development of the novel.
3.  Identify major themes in texts.
4.  Recognize various themes relating to time period or culture.
5.  Recognize the variety of forms in which the novel exists.

Topics and Scope
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Specific works to be studied, classroom approaches, and related
assignments may vary from semester to semester and from instructor
to instructor; however, the following represent typical assignments.
Most approaches will reflect aspects of all of them.
1.  Reading and examining major novels that reflect the evolution of
   the novel as a literary form.
2.  Reading and examination of a selection of novels that illustrate
   cultural diversity specifically as it relates to theme and form.
3.  Reading and examination of novels that reflect the various
   treatments of a specific theme.
4.  Reading from a selection of novels that allow a consideration of
   the craft of the novel.

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Typical assignments might include:
1.  Reading logs.
2.  Critical response essays.
3.  Research papers.
4.  Group and individual presentations.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
60 - 80%
Written homework, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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THE SOUND AND THE FURY, Wm. Faulkner,WW Norton, 1988
SONS AND LOVERS, D.H. Lawrence, Bantam Books, 1985
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Jane Austen, WW Norton, 1966
WUTHERING HEIGHTS, Emily Bronte, WW Norton, 1990
DANGLING MAN, Saul Bellow, Viking Penguin, 1988
ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Avon, 1976

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