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English Skills – Group C

Courses below open to English Placement Group C students. Make appointment for placement when applying in Admissions. Course credit for Group C courses may not be applied towards the A.A. Degree.

Some of the courses listed in this section are accompanied by Supplemental Instruction. Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic assistance program that utilizes free peer-assisted weekly study sessions to help students learn the most difficult course content. For more information, please see the SI website at www.smc.edu/si .

ENGL 80, Reading Laboratory    3 units

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed for students with below-average reading skills. The course provides a comprehensive laboratory approach to developmental reading. It is addressed primarily to students who need long-term individualized work in reading. Following assessment, an educational plan and learning objectives will be designed for each student. Emphasis will be placed on word attack skills and comprehension. English 80 is offered Pass/No Pass.

2065   2:15p-4:20p TTh   DRSCHR 312   Shapiro E P

ENGL 84R, Reading and Vocabulary III    3 units

   •   Prerequisite: English 83B. • Corequisite: English 84W.

English 84R is for students who have earned credit for English 83A but who need further development in reading comprehension, rate and vocabulary. English 84R serves as a bridge to English 23. The course focuses on (1) analytical skills (how to find the main idea and patterns of organization); (2) inferential skills; (3) critical reading (telling fact from opinion, evaluating writer’s message and purpose); (4) textbook reading (reading graphic aids, underlining, outlining, mapping, and summarizing).

2067   12:45p-2:05p MW   MC 13   Hartman M

   Arrange-2 Hours    DRSCHR 312   

ENGL 84W, The Basic College Essay    3 units

   •   Prerequisite: Credit in English 81B or English 85.

English 84W focuses upon the basic college essay and the prewriting techniques useful in its creation. Varieties of essays are studied as well as those sentence skills that aim to locate and correct major sentence errors. This class features a scheduled group lab of one hour per week.

2069   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MC 4   Yudell J

   9:30a-10:20a T   DRSCHR 315   

ENGL 85, Reading and Writing 1    5 units

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to improve basic reading and writing skills necessary for college success. Students will develop reading comprehension, vocabulary, patterns of organization, and inferential techniques, and employ these skills in the prewriting and writing process. The integration of reading and writing enables students to apply what they have read to the writing process, starting with the paragraph and expanding to the basic essay. The course requires classroom work, lab work and homework. English 85 is offered as a credit/ no credit class.

2071   8:00a-10:25a MW   HSS 206   Campbell L A

   10:35a-11:25a MW   DRSCHR 308   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

Theme: Ecology and the Environment. In this section we will study the way that nature is regarded and written about. We will read, write, and think about current local, regional, and global environmental issues.This section is accompanied by weekly Supplemental Instruction sessions which provide academic assistance to enrolled students. Please see the SI sessions schedule at www.smc.edu/si for days, times, and locations.

2072   8:00a-10:25a TTh   LA 115   James K R

   10:35a-11:25a TTh   DRSCHR 312  

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

2073   8:00a-10:25a TTh   DRSCHR 213   Weatherford K C

   8:00a-9:40a F   DRSCHR 308   

   Arrange-1 Hour        

2074   8:15a-10:40a MW   MC 3   Wright N E

   12:45p-1:35p MW   DRSCHR 315   

   Arrange-1 Hour        

2075   8:30a-10:55a MW   LA 136   Davison IV G S

   11:10a-12:00p MW   DRSCHR 312   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

2076   8:30a-10:55a TTh   LA 231   Davison IV G S

   11:10a-12:00p TTh   DRSCHR 315   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

2077   9:30a-11:55a MW   LA 115   James K R

   8:30a-9:20a MW   MC 72   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

2078   9:30a-11:55a MW   LA 121   Hioureas E C

   12:05p-12:55p MW   DRSCHR 313

   Arrange-1 Hour        

Theme: Food. This section will explore food and its relationship to health, family, and the environment. This section is accompanied by weekly Supplemental Instruction sessions which provide academic assistance to enrolled students.

2079   9:30a-11:55a TTh   BUS 105   Klemp R M

   12:05p-12:55p TTh   DRSCHR 308   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

2080   10:30a-12:00p MWF   LA 200   O'Hara D M

   9:30a-10:20a MW   DRSCHR 308   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

2081   11:00a-12:30p TThF   DRSCHR 212   Mavromati A V

   12:45p-1:35p TTh   DRSCHR 315   

   Arrange-1 Hour        

Above section 2081 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2082   11:45a-2:05p MW   DRSCHR 215   Markarian E A

   2:15p-3:05p MW   MC 72   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

Above section 2082 is part of the Black Collegians and Adelante Programs. See Special Programs section of class schedule or for additional information.

2083   12:15p-1:45p MWF   LA 200   Garcia M S

   1:50p-2:40p MW   DRSCHR 312   

   Arrange-1 Hour        

2084   12:45p-3:05p TTh   LA 200   Weatherford K C

   3:15p-4:05p TTh   DRSCHR 308   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

2085   12:45p-3:05p TTh   HSS 207   Hioureas E C

   3:15p-4:05p TTh   DRSCHR 315   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

Theme: Food. This section will explore food and its relationship to health, family, and the environment. This section is accompanied by weekly Supplemental Instruction sessions which provide academic assistance to enrolled students.

2086   12:45p-3:10p MW   LA 121   Hioureas E C

   3:20p-4:10p MW   DRSCHR 308   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

Theme: Food. This section will explore food and its relationship to health, family, and the environment. Above section 2086 is accompanied by weekly Supplemental Instruction sessions which provide academic assistance to enrolled students. Please see the SI sessions schedule at www.smc.edu/si for days, times, and locations.

2087   12:45p-3:10p MW   LA 115   James K R

   3:20p-4:10p MW   DRSCHR 315   

   Arrange-1 Hour         

2089   2:15p-4:40p MW   HSS 155   Shapiro E P

   4:50p-5:40p MW   DRSCHR 312   

   Arrange-1 Hour        

2090   2:15p-4:40p TTh   MC 3   Krug J M

   1:15p-2:05p TTh   DRSCHR 308   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

4184   5:15p-7:40p MW   DRSCHR 222   Eberle B M

   4:15p-5:05p MW   DRSCHR 315   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

4185   6:45p-9:10p TTh   DRSCHR 215   Shapiro E P

   5:45p-6:35p TTh   DRSCHR 308   

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 312   

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