Oct 18, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Education: Single Subject

  
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    EDSS 418 - Development in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood


    Unit(s): 3
    An analysis of adolescent development and contemporary adolescent experiences as it addresses the central question of how adolescents differ from adults and children in terms of development. Examination of specific dimensions of adolescent development include physical, cognitive, psychological, social, sexual, moral, and spiritual. Course content is appropriate for those planning to pursue careers in psychology, counseling, social work, and education. Restricted to: juniors, seniors CRED, CREDC, CREDP, CRED2, plan of EDUC-MA and to credential student group (RUCR).

    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EDSS 442 - Equity and Agency in Teaching and Learning


    Unit(s): 3
    Course explores theory, research and pedagogy related to teaching and learning in heterogeneous, secondary classroom settings. Concerns and experiences common to all teachers are addressed. The course focuses on issues of social justice and ways to implement equitable practices within teaching and the institution of education as a whole.

    Prerequisite(s): admission to the Single Subject Credential Program, EDUC 417, and EDUC 418.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EDSS 443A - Creating Effective Learning Communities: Field Settings


    Unit(s): 4
    Focused and systematic observation and structured participation, including co-teaching and limited solo teaching, in heterogeneous, secondary classroom settings leading to a supervised student teaching experience.

    Prerequisite(s): admission to the Single Subject Credential Program, EDUC 417, EDSS 418. Must be taken concurrently with EDSS 443B.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: CNC
  
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    EDSS 443B - Creating Effective Learning Communities: Seminar


    Unit(s): 3
    Emphasizes positive approaches to discipline consistent with restorative justice and trauma-sensitive approaches. Guides students’ observations with emphasis on classroom management and provides continuity between the Single Subject program and observation placements. Prepares students for successful student teaching via classroom management plans.

    Prerequisite(s): EDUC 417, EDSS 418. Concurrent with EDSS 443A.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EDSS 444 - Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment


    Unit(s): 1-4
    Students learn to organize curriculum, plan instruction and engage in formative assessment using appropriate content and language/literacy standards. Practices that support diverse learners in secondary classrooms are experienced, analyzed and approximated.

    Prerequisite(s): EDUC 417, EDSS 418; admission to the Single Subject Credential Program.
    Typically Offered Fall Only May Be Repeated May be repeated for credit.
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EDSS 446 - Language and Literacy Development in Secondary Classrooms


    Unit(s): 4
    Principles, methods, and materials for guiding disciplinary and digital literacy in secondary classroom settings. Includes development theory and current issues in reading/language pedagogy for first and second language learners.

    Prerequisite(s): admission to the Single Subject or Education Specialist Credential Program, EDUC 417, EDSS 418, or permission of instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EDSS 458 - Student Teaching in Multicultural Settings


    Unit(s): 12
    A supervised teaching experience in a multicultural middle, junior high, or senior high school setting under the guidance of a resident teacher and a University supervisor. Assignment consists of three teaching periods and two preparation periods daily. Two periods entail full student teaching responsibility as outlined in the Single Subject Handbook. The third period consists of assisting the resident teacher and/or limited teaching responsibilities in a supplemental authorization subject area. Student teachers may team teach in some or all of the classes.

    Prerequisite(s): successful completion of all Phase I courses and successful presentation of a program portfolio. Must be taken concurrently with EDSS 459.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: CNC
  
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    EDSS 459 - Seminar for Secondary Student Teachers


    Unit(s): 4
    This seminar supports student teacher candidates during their student teaching semester. The course provides opportunities for candidates to exhibit and examine their teaching competence in regard to classroom management, curricular planning, instructional strategies for diverse learners, assessment, and professional development. Candidates assemble a teaching portfolio. In addition, the weekly seminar prepares candidates for the PACT Teaching Event, a summative performance assessment of the candidate’s demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and assess a significant segment of teaching. Successful completion of the Teaching Event will be required to earn a California Preliminary Single Subject Credential.

    Prerequisite(s): successful completion of all Phase I courses. Must be taken concurrently with EDSS 458.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EDSS 495 - Special Studies


    Unit(s): 1-4
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated May be repeated for credit up to 8 units.
    Grading: GRD

Education: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

  
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    EDTE 540 - Theories and Research in Second Language Acquisition


    Unit(s): 3
    This course provides an overview and critical examination of the theories and research in second language acquisition (SLA) and explores relationships between this work and second language teaching and learning. Major theories examined will include those from cognitive, psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic, and sociocultural perspectives.

    Prerequisite(s): admission to the SOE M.A. Program.
    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EDTE 541 - Advanced Pedagogical Grammar


    Unit(s): 3
    In this course you will gain an understanding of the grammar of English and how to use this understanding in teaching English as a second or foreign language. We will explore a variety of current perspectives and approaches to describing and teaching grammar.

    Prerequisite(s): admission to SOE M.A. Program, EDTE 544.
    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EDTE 542 - Teaching Multilingual Writers


    Unit(s): 3
    This course investigates the theory and practice of learning to write in a second language from an applied linguistics perspective. Topics will include the theoretical developments in L1 and L2 composition, current research issues, and pedagogical concerns, among others.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the SOE M.A. Program, EDTE 544.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EDTE 545 - Special Topics in Teaching ESL/EFL


    Unit(s): 3
    Special Topics in the fields of applied and sociolinguistics related to teaching English as a second or foreign language will be offered on a rotating basis.

    Prerequisite(s): admission to the SOE M.A. Program.
    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: GRD

Electrical Engineering

  
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    EE 110 - Introduction to Engineering and Laboratory Experience


    Unit(s): 1 Laboratory: 3 hours
    This course is designed to introduce principles of engineering to the students and expose them to the electronics and computer lab environment. The students are given opportunity to design and build some simple analog and digital circuits and make measurements using various types of lab equipment.

    Prerequisite(s): Must be eligible to enroll in MATH 45 or MATH 161. Instructor’s consent
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: OPT
  
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    EE 112 - Fundamentals of Digital Logic Design


    Unit(s): 1 Laboratory: 3 hours
    Review of set theory and binary system, digital logic, Venn diagram, logic gates, minimization techniques, combinatorial logic and design of simple combinatorial logic circuits such as 1-bit adder; concept of coders, decoders, and integrated circuits

    Prerequisite(s): EE 110 and Must be eligible to enroll in MATH 45 or MATH 161. Instructor’s consent is
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 220 - Electric Circuits


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 3 hours
    Review of Kirchhoff’s laws, circuit design, node and mesh analysis, etc.; Thevenin’s theorem, Norton’s theorem, steady state and transient analysis, transfer function. AC power and three-phase circuits, Y-Delta equivalents. Multi-port networks, two-port networks with energy storage, ideal transformers. Amplifiers and frequency response, filters.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 110 with a C or better, CS 115 and MATH 211 with a C- or better; Co-requisite(s): EE 221 and PHYS 214; or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 221 - Electric Circuits Laboratory


    Unit(s): 1 Laboratory: 3 hours
    Laboratory work on material treated in EE 220 emphasizing elementary design principles.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 110 with a C or better, CS 115 and MATH 211 with a C- or better; Co-requisite(s): EE 220 and PHYS 214; or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 230 - Electronics I


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 3 hours
    Theory, characteristics, and operation of diodes, bipolar junction transistors, and MOSFET transistors; analog and digital electronic circuits; design and analysis of analog electronic circuits such as filters, operational amplifiers, and single and multistage amplifiers; modeling and simulation using spice/multisim software.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 220 and EE 221 with a C or better, MATH 211 and PHYS 214. Co-requisite(s): EE 231.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 231 - Electronics I Laboratory


    Unit(s): 1 Laboratory: 3 hours
    Laboratory work to accompany EE 230. Computer-assisted design of electronic circuits involving devices such as diodes and transistors. Design, building, and testing of electronic circuits such as filters, oscillator, amplifiers, etc.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 220 and EE 221 with a C or better, MATH 211 and PHYS 214. Co-requisite(s): EE 230.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 282 - Fundamentals of Engineering Modeling and Simulation Laboratory


    Unit(s): 1
    Fundamentals of Engineering Modeling and Simulation Laboratory (1 Unit). Laboratory: 3 hours. This laboratory course is designed to introduce engineering students to high-level programming and simulation environments in which they can model, measure, analyze, and visualize data.

    Prerequisite(s): CS 115
    Typically Offered Fall Only May Be Repeated No
    Teaching Mode: Face-to-Face Grading: Graded
  
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    EE 310 - Microprocessors and System Design


    Unit(s): 3
    Hardware architecture of a general-purpose microprocessor and a micro-controller , memory hierarchy and supporting peripherals in micro controllers, comparison of various micro-controller architectures and capabilities, embedded system design using a micro-controller data transfer protocols supported by a micro-controller , process of code writing, compiling, and executing programs using an IDE and a simulator.

    Prerequisite(s): ES 210, and EE 112 with a C or better. Co-requisite(s): co-requisite EE 310L, or consent of instructor
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 310L - Microprocessors & System Design Lab


    Unit(s): 1
    Laboratory work includes building and programming a microcontroller-based system and interfacing it to various external peripherals

    Prerequisite(s): ES 210 and EE 112 with a C or better. Corequisite: EE 310. Co-requisite(s): EE 310, or consent of instructor
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 314 - Advanced Programming, Modeling, and Simulation


    Unit(s): 4 Lecture: 4 hours
    Pointers and dynamic allocation of storage, linked lists, an introduction to the object oriented programming (OOP) paradigm, classes and objects, encapsulation, member variables and member functions. Static arrays, dynamic arrays, stacks and queues, linked lists, trees, binary search trees, balanced trees (AVL, red-black, B-trees), heaps, hashing, and graphs. System modeling techniques and applications such as generation of noise (random numbers) and correlated signal with different pdfs, measurement of statistical parameters like moments, queuing systems, and system simulation.

    Prerequisite(s): CS 115 with a C- or better and EE 220 with a C or better, or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: OPT
  
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    EE 330 - Electronics II


    Unit(s): 2 Lecture: 1 hour, Laboratory: 3 hours
    Output stage design of the amplifiers, non-linear op-amp circuits, differential amplifiers, common mode and differential mode circuit analysis, half-circuit analysis, study of current mirrors and active load design, analysis of two stage active load CMOS op-amp, high frequency models of BJT and MOSFET, analysis of low and high frequency responses of amplifiers, open circuit time constant (OTC) and short circuit time constant (STC), study of tuned amplifier.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 230 with a C or better and MATH 241 with a C- or better or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 334 - Microelectronic Circuits


    Unit(s): 3
    Integrated Circuit (IC) design philosophy, biasing IC amplifiers, current mirrors, current sources, gain cells, and cascode amplifiers. Differential and multistage IC amplifiers. Amplifier frequency response and frequency response analysis. Feedback and stability. Power amplifier classes, bipolar and CMOS realizations of IC power amplifiers. CMOS and bipolar operational amplifier design.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 230, EE 231, MATH 241 or consent of instructor. Co-requisite(s): EE 334L
    Typically Offered Fall Only May Be Repeated No
    Teaching Mode: Face-to-Face Grading: Graded
  
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    EE 334L - Microelectronic Circuits Laboratory


    Unit(s): 1
    Laboratory work to accompany EE 334. Computer aided design of integrated circuit (IC) amplifiers. Design, building, and testing of current mirrors, current sources, gain cells, and cascode amplifiers. Design, building, and testing of differential and multistage IC amplifiers.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 230, EE 231, MATH 241 or consent of instructor. Co-requisite(s): EE 334
    Typically Offered Fall Only May Be Repeated No
    Teaching Mode: Face-to-Face Grading: Graded
  
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    EE 345 - Probability and Statistics for Engineers


    Unit(s): 3
    Probability and its axioms, conditional probability, sequential experiments, independence, counting, discrete, continuous and mixed random variables and distributions, functions of random variables, expectations, multiple random variables and joint distributions, central limit theorem, weak law of large numbers, estimation of random variables, random processes and their characterization.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 241 with a C- or better, or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 381 - Introduction to Instrumentation and Automation Laboratory


    Unit(s): 1
    Introduction to Instrumentation and Automation Laboratory (1 unit). Laboratory: 3 hours. In this laboratory based course students are introduced to computerized data acquisition systems and interfacing methods to laboratory instruments. Topics include building virtual instruments, understanding data acquisition methods, learning about communication busses, utilizing feedback control systems in automated testing, and performing signal processing and analysis.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 330, CS 115 or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Spring Only May Be Repeated No
    Teaching Mode: Face-to-Face Grading: Graded
  
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    EE 400 - Linear Systems Theory


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 3 hours
    Analysis of linear time-invariant systems, correlation, convolution, impulse response, complex variables, Fourier series and transform, sampling, filtering, modulation, stability and causality, feedback and control systems, Laplace and Z-transform, and fast Fourier transforms

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 241 and MATH 211 with a C- or better, or consent of instructor. Crosslisted: MATH 430 and CES 400
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 430 - Electromagnetic Theory and Applications


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 3 hours
    Electrostatics, magnetostatics, electric currents, electromagnetic induction, electric and magnetic fields in matter, Maxwell’s equations, retarded potentials radiation reaction, light emission, simple scattering and antenna theory, properties of waveguides, relativistic formulation of electrodynamics, Fourier decomposition of fields.

    Prerequisite(s): PHYS 214, MATH 241 and MATH 261 with a C- or better. Crosslisted: PHYS 430
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 432 - Physical Electronics


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 3 hours
    Semiconductor materials, crystal structure and growth; energy bands and charge carriers, conductivity, and mobility; metal-semiconductor and p-n junctions; p-n junction diodes, bipolar junction transistors, field-effect transistors, CCD’s, photonic devices, and integrated circuits. Projects in photolithography; conductivity and contact resistance measurements; I-V and C-V characteristics of diodes and characterization of transistors may be assigned.

    Prerequisite(s): Course restricted to Electrical Engineering and MS-CES majors only, or consent of instructor. Crosslisted: PHYS 475 and CES 432
    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 440 - Analog and Digital Communications I


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 2 hours Laboratory: 3 hours
    Mathematical modeling of signals, time and frequency domain concepts, spectral density, components of a communications system, and analog signal transmission. AM, FM, and PM modulation and demodulation techniques; noise and bandwidth; link analysis. Laboratory work.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 230 with a C or better and restricted to Electrical Engineering and MS-CES majors only.
    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 441 - Analog and Digital Communications II


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 2 hours Laboratory: 3 hours
    Digital signals and their transmission, PCM, log-PCM, ADPCM and DM, and other low bit rate coders. Digital data transmission, data encoding, clock recovery and BER, data modulation techniques, ASK, FSK, PSK, and QAM. Link budgets for satellite, cellular, and cable systems; the effects of noise and bandwidth. Laboratory work.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 230 and EE 440 with a C or better.
    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 442 - Analog and Digital Communications


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 3 hours Laboratory: 3 hours
    Mathematical modeling of signals, time and frequency domain concepts, spectral density, components of a communications system, and analog signal transmission. Analog modulation and demodulation techniques, FDM, noise and bandwidth; Digital signals and their transmission, PCM and low bit rate coders, TDM, data encoding for efficient baseband digital transmission, digital data modulation and demodulation, bit errors.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 230 and EE 400 with a C or better. Co-requisite(s): EE 442L.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 442L - Analog and Digital Communications Lab


    Unit(s): 1
    Laboratory work covers various analog and digital communication elements, and modulation, and demodulation techniques.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 230 and EE 400 with a C or better; or consent of instructor. Co-requisite(s): Corequisite: EE 442, or consent of instructor
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 443 - Introduction Optical Fiber Communications


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 3 hours
    Principles of light wave propagation, and propagation in an optical fiber, fiber characteristics, O/E and E/O conversions, coupling, WDM, modulation techniques for efficient information transmission, and system design.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 430 with a C or better, or consent of instructor. Co-requisite(s): EE 442 or consent of the instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 444 - Introduction to RF Communications


    Unit(s): 3
    Principles of transmission line theory, scattering matrix methods, impedance matching, waveguides, microstrip, coplanar lines, couplers, detectors, antennas, RF filters, RF amplifiers, passive RF/ microwave devices (mixers, diplexers, etc.), RF/microwave communications link design, system noise and distortion, common wireless protocols.

    Prerequisite(s): (EE 442 and EE 442L with a C or better) or EE 430 with a C or better, or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 444L - RF Circuit Design Laboratory


    Unit(s): 1
    RF Circuit Design Laboratory (1 Unit). Laboratory: 3 hours. This laboratory course is designed to introduce engineering students to basics of RF circuit design and Wireless Communications. Topics include utilization of Spectrum and Vector Network Analyzers, characterization of RF circuit components such as power amplifier, filters, mixers, frequency synthesizers, and antennas, as well as performance measurement of end-to-end RF transceivers.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 442 and EE 442L or EE430 or consent of instructor. Co-requisite(s): EE 444
    Typically Offered Spring Only May Be Repeated No
    Teaching Mode: Face-to-Face Grading: Graded
  
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    EE 445 - Photonics


    Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 3 hours
    Gaussian beams; guided-wave optics; fiber optics; optical resonators; resonant cavities; laser oscillation and amplification; laser excitation; optical pumping; solid state, gas, dye, chemical, excimer, and free electron lasers; semiconductor lasers; laser spectroscopy; fiber optic communication; photomultiplier and semiconductor radiation detectors including photoconductors and junction photodiodes; p-i-n diodes and avalanche photodiodes; detector noise.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 430 or EE 330 with a C or better. Crosslisted: PHYS 445 and CES 430
    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 465 - Introduction to Networking and Network Management


    Unit(s): 2
    This course offers a working knowledge of IP addressing, TCP and UDP, the ISO reference model, MAC and Ethernet , LAN, MAN, WAN, routing protocols, application protocols , including, client-server model, web protocols ,file transfer protocol, and email, and network elements such as repeaters, bridges, routers, and switches .

    Prerequisite(s): EE 442 & 442L with a C or better, or consent of instructor Crosslisted: CES 440
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 465L - Intro. to Networking and Network Management Lab


    Unit(s): 1
    This laboratory emphasizes on network concepts and protocols through configuring a network using networking elements and PCs, observing the actual behavior of the overall network, and analyzing and evaluating the results

    Prerequisite(s): EE 442 and 442L with a C or better; Co-requisite(s): EE 4653 Crosslisted: CES 440
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 470 - Introduction to Internet-of-Things


    Unit(s): 3
    Lecture, 3 hours. This course introduces the design principles, components, infrastructure-related architectures, and networking protocols used to develop the Internet-of-Things (IoT). The course also introduces a wide range of IoT applications and provides hands-on experiences via a series of projects.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 310, EE 330, EE 465 or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall Only May Be Repeated No
    Teaching Mode: Face-to-Face Grading: Graded
  
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    EE 473 - Introduction to Robtics and Computer Vision


    Unit(s): 3
    Principles of robotics and computer vision, rigid motions and homogeneous transformations, forward and inverse kinematics, velocity kinematics, path and trajectory planning, sensors and actuators, closed-loop control, computer vision, and vision-based control.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 314 or CS 215, MATH 241, EE 310 or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Spring Only May Be Repeated No
    Teaching Mode: Face-to-Face Grading: Graded
  
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    EE 480 - Artificial Intelligence


    Unit(s): 3
    A survey of techniques that simulate human intelligence. Topics may include: pattern recognition, general problem solving, adversarial game-tree search, decision-making, expert systems, neural networks, fuzzy logic, and genetic algorithms.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 314 with a C or better, and restricted to EE and MS-CES majors only.
    Typically Offered Variable Intermittently
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 485 - Selected Topics in Engineering Science


    Unit(s): 1-3
    A course on a single topic or set of related topics not ordinarily covered in the Engineering Science curriculum.

    Typically Offered Variable Intermittently May Be Repeated The course may be repeated for credit as topics vary.
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 486 - Selected Laboratory Topics in Electrical Engineering


    Unit(s): 1 Laboratory: 3 hours
    A laboratory-based course on a single or set of related topics not ordinarily covered in the engineering science curriculum. Topics include Lab- VIEW, FPGA, and RF Instruments.

    Prerequisite(s): Class open to Juniors and Seniors only
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated The course may be repeated for credit as topics vary.
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 492 - Senior Design Project Planning


    Unit(s): 1
    Senior Design Project Planning calls on the professional skills of the discipline; it draws on the core disciplines of the students` major field of study, as well as exploring necessary topics such as scheduling, organization, budgeting,, prototyping, develop teamwork, customer liaison skills, employ creativity in proposing new solutions, and so forth. Hence, by the end of the capstone process students are expected to have a good understanding about various design phases, including analysis phase, a design phase, a validation phase and a production phase.

    Prerequisite(s): EE 310 and 330 with a C or better, and Senior standing, or consent of the instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 493 - Senior Design Project


    Unit(s): 3
    This is a capstone course. A major project designed to bring the knowledge gained from various courses together to analyze, design, and implement an electronic and/or communications system in an efficient and economic manner.

    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    EE 497 - Engineering Science Colloquium


    Unit(s): 1 Lecture: 1 hour
    Series of lectures on topics of interest in the relevant fields of engineering. A maximum of 1 unit can be applied to the ES major. The students may not miss more than two presentations. A brief summary of each presentation must be submitted after the presentation. The course grade is decided on evaluation of these reports.

    Prerequisite(s): Class open to Seniors only
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: CNC
  
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    EE 498 - Engineering Practicum


    Unit(s): 1-4
    Under the faculty instructor’s supervision, engineering juniors and seniors take this service learning training to further their practical engineering experience. A specific assignment is given by the instructor to each student for assisting the class to learn either in class or labs. Regular meetings with the instructor necessary keep track of progress of the assignment and evaluate the student’s learning.

    Prerequisite(s): Class open to Juniors or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Variable Intermittently
    Grading: CNC

English

  
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    ENGL 099T - Basic Composition-Tutoring


    Unit(s): 1
    Individual tutoring to support writing in undergraduate courses, primarily First-Year English composition. Ideal for multilingual learners and those seeking extra writing support. May be repeated. Not applicable toward graduation.

    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated May be repeated.
    Grading: PNP
  
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    ENGL 100A - First-Year Composition


    Unit(s): 3
    Study and practice in the expression of facts and ideas and principles of investigation, of organization, and of effective writing style, with emphasis upon expository writing and upon developing analytical reading ability. Students must successfully complete both English 100A and ENGL 100B; ENGL 100B may not be taken alone. Three units each semester. English 100A is a prerequisite for ENGL 100B.

    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area A2 (Written Communication).
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 100B - First-Year Composition


    Unit(s): 3
    Study and practice in the expression of facts and ideas and principles of investigation, of organization, and of effective writing style, with emphasis upon expository writing and upon developing analytical reading ability. Students must successfully complete both ENGL 100A and English 100B; English 100B may not be taken alone. Three units each semester. ENGL 100A is a prerequisite for English 100B.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100A.
    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area A2 (Written Communication). C- or better required A2 credit.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 101 - Expository Writing and Analytical Reading


    Unit(s): 3
    Study and practice in the expression of facts and ideas and principles of investigation, of organization, and of effective writing style, with emphasis upon expository writing and upon developing analytical reading ability. Practice in the oral analysis and expression of ideas. Individual sections may be designated as Freshman Interest Group (FIG) courses and course material linked with companion FIG courses in other departments.

    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area A2 (Writen Communication). C- or better required A2 credit.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 160A - Humanities Learning Community


    Unit(s): 4
    ENGL 160A/ENGL 160B is a year long course, which features weekly lectures and small seminars. It constitutes a Humanities Learning Community (HLC) for any first-year student.

    GE Category: The learning objectives of the HLC will satisfy A3 (Critical Thinking) and C3 (Comparative Perspectives and/or Foreign Languages) GE Areas. C- or better required in the second semester for A3 credit.
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 160B - Humanities Learning Community


    Unit(s): 4
    ENGL 160A/B is a year long course, which features weekly lectures and small seminars. It constitutes a Humanities Learning Community (HLC) for any first-year student.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 160B.
    GE Category: The learning objectives of the HLC will satisfy A3 (Critical Thinking) and C3 (Comparative Perspectives and/or Foreign Languages) GE Areas. C- or better required in the second semester for A3 credit.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 199 - Student-Instructed Course


    Unit(s): 1-3
    A course taught by graduate students under the supervision of a department faculty member. The course content will not be one covered by the regular course offerings.

    Typically Offered Variable Intermittently
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 201 - Literary Analysis: Seminar


    Unit(s): 4
    The art of critical writing on each genre, and the application of traditional and modern criticism to the study of literature.

    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 203 - Introduction to Linguistic Studies


    Unit(s): 4
    The nature and structure of natural language; language variation; child first and second language acquisition; the role and function of language in the context of personal and group interactions and identities; language and other communication systems in culture and society; how language changes; introduction to techniques used in the scientific study of language.

    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area D1 (Individual and Society).
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 207 - Introduction to Creative Writing


    Unit(s): 4
    An introduction to a variety of forms of creative writing, poetry and prose poems, the personal essay, vignettes, short stories, drama, and experimental fiction. Students will explore each form with in-class exercises and discussion.

    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area C1 (Fine Arts, Theatre, Dance, Music, and Film).
    Typically Offered Variable Intermittently
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 214 - Literature of the World


    Unit(s): 4
    An introduction to the study of literature. Literature drawn from a worldwide range of cultures and historical periods will provide the basis for oral discussion and written analysis. The course promotes global awareness or cross-cultural perspectives while developing basic analytical skills necessary for appreciating literary texts in diverse contexts and traditions. Emphasis will be placed on written analysis of literary form and meaning.

    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area C2 (World Literature).
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 235 - Early British & American Literature


    Unit(s): 4
    Study of literary history and significant works in the British and American traditions from the Anglo Saxon through the end of the 18th century.

    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 236 - Later British & American Lit.


    Unit(s): 4
    Study of literary history and significant works in the British and American traditions in the 19th and 20th centuries.

    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 237 - Survey: Early American Literature


    Unit(s): 4
    Survey of American Literature from the 17th century through the middle decades of the 19th century, concluding with a study of Whitman and Dickinson. In addition to major authors, major themes of the periods will be explored, including a story of Puritanism, transcendentalism, and American romanticism.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 238 - Survey: Later American Literature


    Unit(s): 4
    Begins with Whitman and covers most major writers of the late 19th century and of the the 20th century. Dickinson, Twain, H. James, Faulkner, Eliot, Kate Chopin, Baldwin. Realism, naturalism, and modernism.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 239 - Survey: Early British Literature


    Unit(s): 4
    Survey of British Literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the 18th century. Focus is on major authors in their cultural context.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 240 - Survey: Later British Literature


    Unit(s): 4
    Survey of British literature from the late 18th century to the present. Focus is on major authors in their cultural context.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 273 - Critical and Creative Readings of Literary Texts


    Unit(s): 4
    This course investigates the literary expressions of a particular era or theme. Through critical reading and research, students will develop the skills of synthesis, analysis, and creative representation of ideas.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of GE Category A2 (ENGL 101 or ENGL 100B) required.
    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area C2. Only one course numbered 273 in the Arts & Humanities will be considered for credit.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 292 - Library and Information Research: Humanities


    Unit(s): 4
    An introduction to the use of Humanities resources in the Schulz Library. Students learn how to satisfy information needs, how to construct search strategies, how to find and retrieve information, and how to critically evaluate information sources. Includes lectures, demonstrations, and online research practice. Electronic and print sources are covered.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 295 - Community Involvement Program


    Unit(s): 1-4
    CIP involves students in basic community problems, performing such tasks as tutoring and reading for the blind. Students receive 1 to 4 units, depending on the specific tasks performed. A total of 6 units of CIP credit may be applied toward a degree.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: CNC
  
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    ENGL 303 - Special Studies in Composition


    Unit(s): 2-4
    Expository writing, with a specific emphasis that varies from semester to semester; reports, grants, proposals, technical writing, and general business writing. Please see Schedule of Classes for current title.

    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated This course is repeatable for credit.
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 304 - War and Peace Lecture Series


    Unit(s): 4
    Students attend the public War and Peace Lecture Series and meet in discussion groups weekly to address a broad range of issues relating to the problem of war and prospects for peace. Lecturers represent diverse disciplines - e.g., economics, physics, peace studies, political science, sociology ~ and institutions. Discussion sessions synthesize material presented in lectures and outside readings and elicit students’ personal responses to the issues raised. Reading and writing assignments required.

    Prerequisite(s): Upper-Division standing.
    GE Category: Satisfies GE, category C2 (Literatures, Philosophies and Values).
    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 307 - Introduction to Fiction Writing


    Unit(s): 4
    A writing workshop which focuses on crafting the short story.

    Typically Offered Fall Only May Be Repeated This course is repeatable for credit.
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 313 - Classical Literature and Myth


    Unit(s): 4
    Study of major works of the ancient world in cultural context. Consult Schedule of Classes for current listing.

    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 314 - Modern World Literature in English


    Unit(s): 4
    Explorations and analysis of modern world literature in translation as well as works written originally in English. The course may offer a survey of world literature or provide a more in-depth study of one or more non-Western traditions in a global context (check course schedule for particular topics).

    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area C2 (World Literature).
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Teaching Mode: This course will be taught online during winter and summer sessions. Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 315 - California Ethnic Literature


    Unit(s): 4
    An introduction to representative California writers from 1900 to the present. Includes an examination of the theoretical, regional, multicultural, and multiethnic foundations of California literature. This course focuses upon both inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic literary relationships.

    Prerequisite(s): completion of ENGL 101.
    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area C2 (World Literature). Satisfies the Ethnic Studies requirement.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 315L - Curriculum Laboratory


    Unit(s): 1
    Workshop in curriculum development for Teachers Preparation Candidates only.

    Co-requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 315 is required.
    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 318 - Introduction to Poetry Writing


    Unit(s): 4
    This course is designed for the beginning student in poetry writing. Through creative exercises and the reading of contemporary poetry, we’ll focus on the basic elements of writing poetry: individual voice, image, line, language, form, sound, and process. While there will be reading and much discussion of the reading, the central focus will remain on student work.

    Typically Offered Variable Intermittently May Be Repeated May be repeated for credit.
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 321C - Studies in Contemporary American Literatures & Cultures


    Unit(s): 3
    A course in literary explorations that will include subjects not normally offered in the regular curriculum. Please see Schedule of Classes for current titles.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 or ENGL 100B required. Crosslisted: LIBS 321C.
    Typically Offered Fall Only May Be Repeated May be repeated for credit.
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 339 - Introduction to Shakespeare


    Unit(s): 3-4
    An introductory course in Shakespeare that centers around explication, discussion, and criticism of the major plays in the canon. Available to majors and non-majors. Fulfills Shakespeare requirement for English majors.

    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 341 - Explorations in Language


    Unit(s): 4
    This course introduces a series of linguistic topics that meet the content requirements of the English waiver program for future teachers. Topics include history of the English language, semantics, language and/or literacy acquisition, or classroom discourse analysis. See Schedule of Classes for current offering.

    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 342 - Children’s Literature


    Unit(s): 4
    A study of children’s books, with emphasis on both traditional and modern materials. Consideration of children’s reading interests and criteria for selection of books.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 343 - Youth and Literature


    Unit(s): 4
    A survey course focusing on the genre of young adult fiction and non-fiction, with emphasis on its use in the teaching of secondary school English.

    Typically Offered Fall Only
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 345 - Women Writers


    Unit(s): 4
    A survey that, with a varying focus from semester to semester, considers women writers in a number of different periods, countries, and genres. This course emphasizes the comparative analysis of gender and literary practice, including, for example, intersections with ethnicity, sexuality, and social class. Suitable for non-majors.

    GE Category: Satisfies GE Area C2 (World Literature).
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated May be repeated for credit.
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 350 - Survey in a Distinct Ethnic Tradition


    Unit(s): 4
    Survey of literature in a distinct tradition of ethnic/cultural literature. Study of the literary & cultural history of movements, authors and topics in a distinct tradition (for example, African-American Literature, Chicano/Chicana literature).Topics will vary from semester to semester.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 or ENGL 100B.
    GE Category: Satisfies junior survey requirement for Creative Writing and Literature concentrations.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated May be repeated for credit under new topics.
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 352 - Personal Essay


    Unit(s): 4
    Intended for the general student who wishes to practice expository writing. Provides students with an opportunity to explore personal experience through writing and to examine elements of prose style in an informal, workshop atmosphere.

    Prerequisite(s): upper-division standing and completion of the WEPT requirement, or consent of instructor.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated May be repeated for credit.
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 367 - Introduction to Short Story


    Unit(s): 4
    An introductory course on the study of the short story as a genre. This course will survey the development of the short story over time. Specific offerings of this course may focus on particular traditions within the history of the short story.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 368 - Small Press Editing: ZAUM


    Unit(s): 4
    This course offers experience in editing and publishing a student literary journal as well as working on a national literary journal. Activities include editing, layout and graphics, marketing, and distribution.

    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated May be repeated for credit.
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 369 - Introduction to Poetry


    Unit(s): 4
    An introductory course on the study of poetry as a genre. This course will survey the development of poetry over time. Specific offerings of this course may focus on particular traditions within the history of poetry.

    Typically Offered Variable Intermittently
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 375 - Advanced Composition


    Unit(s): 4
    An advanced writing course, emphasizing organization of essays, style, usage, rhetorical techniques, and rewriting and editing. Course includes discussion of effective prose, review of students’ work, and individual consultations. Completion of ENGL 375 with a grade of C or better satisfies the University WEPT requirement. ENGL 375 does not count towards Creative Writing concentration units.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101.
    GE Category: Satisfies the University WEPT requirement. ENGL 375 does not count towards Creative Writing concentration units.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 377 - Topics in Film Studies


    Unit(s): 1-4
    This course investigates major topics in film studies. Subjects vary and may include: the intersection of text and visuality, studies of authors/directors, script analysis, genres, historical movements and themes, and critical and theoretical approaches. This class may be offered as a stand-alone or in conjunction with other courses. Enrollment in linked sections will be limited to students in linked courses.

    Typically Offered Spring Only May Be Repeated The course may be repeated for credit up to a maximum of 6 units.
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 379 - Structure of English: Pedagogical Grammar


    Unit(s): 4
    This course is designed to develop an understanding of basic principles of linguistic analysis as well as the forms and functions of English grammar and sentence structure. Applications to classroom practices are also explored.

    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 385 - Junior Seminar


    Unit(s): 4
    Seminar leading students in focused and writing-intensive study of particular periods, authors, genre or topics. Course topics address various explorations in literature, such as genre study, film and literature, sub topics within larger periods of study, and special topics. Emphasis is on developing students writing and research skills around a particular topic.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 or ENGL 100B. Recommended: ENGL 201.
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 395 - Community Involvement Program


    Unit(s): 1-4
    CIP involves students in basic community problems, performing such tasks as tutoring and reading for the blind. Students receive 1 to 4 units, depending on the specific tasks performed.

    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated May be repeated for a total of 6 units toward a degree.
    Grading: CNC
  
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    ENGL 399 - Student-Instructed Course


    Unit(s): 1-4
    A course taught by graduate students under the supervision of a department faculty member. The course content will not be one covered by the regular course offerings.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: CNC
  
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    ENGL 400 - English Lecture Series


    Unit(s): 1-4
    A public lecture series on topics of general interest. Two units require regular attendance and a final paper. Students who take three units additionally meet once a week in discussion groups and do further reading on selected topics.

    Typically Offered Not Recently Offered
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 401 - Introduction to Modern Critical Theory


    Unit(s): 4
    An introduction to a range of critical theories and practices related to modern literary criticism. The course aims to introduce students to the contemporary forms of critical theory and their antecedents, and to show their effects upon reading practices.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 201
    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated This course may be repeated for credit.
    Grading: OPT
  
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    ENGL 402 - Introduction to Digital Humanities


    Unit(s): 4
    Introduction to the theory and practice of the digital humanities. Course includes instruction in a variety of digital applications suitable for text analysis, data visualization, web design, and digital exhibits. Specific course topics may vary from semester to semester.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 or ENGL 100B and ENGL 201.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 403 - Contemporary World Literature: Form and Practice


    Unit(s): 4
    Introduction to contemporary writers’ aesthetic strategies. The course will explore questions of style and craft from the inside out. Discussions will introduce students to writers’ specific choices, and through writing exercises they will learn to imitate and apply them in their own, original writing.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 or ENGL 100B and ENGL 201.
    Typically Offered Spring Only
    Grading: GRD
  
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    ENGL 407 - Advanced Fiction Writing


    Unit(s): 1-4
    An advanced-level fiction writing workshop.

    Typically Offered Fall & Spring May Be Repeated May be repeated once for credit.
    Grading: OPT
 

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