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| ENGL 1BH || HONORS COMPOSITION, CRITICAL READING & THINKING THROUGH LITERATURE||5 Units|
|Further development in the technique and practice of analytical, critical, and argumentative writing through critical reading of literature. Course focuses on literary works from major genres to promote appreciation of literature and represent a broad spectrum of opinions and ideas, writing styles, and cultural experiences. Formal instruction in composition and critical thinking.
The honors section offers a challenging intellectual environment for students intending to transfer to a four-year college or university. Class discussion and assignments focus on literature as a reflection of multiple perspectives, social constructs, and cultural values. Course fosters an understanding and appreciation of various literary genres and includes logic and literary theory. Emphasis on rhetorical strategies and stylistic refinements for effective persuasive writing across the disciplines. Enrichment activities include attendance at plays, author readings, public lectures, and independent or collaborative study on a contemporary author.|
|Prerequisite: Honors Program participant.|
|Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ENGL 1B. |
|Repeatability: Not Repeatable.|
|5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)|
|GE Area: Communication & Analytical Thinking|
|Transferability: CSU and UC|