Fall 2012

David Petrosky, Composition 1, Fall 2012

Course Description

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

- The Compact Reader. Short Essays by Method and Theme. Ninth Edition. Authors: Jane E. Aaron and Ellen Kuhl Repetto. (ISBN-13: 978-0-312-69060-4).
- The Hodges Harbrace Handbook. Eighteenth Edition. Editors: Cheryl Glenn and Loretta Gray. (ISBN-13: 978-1-111-34670-6).

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David Petrosky, Intermediate French 1, Fall 2012

Course Description

This course is a logical continuation of the first-year sequence. Emphasis continues to be placed on communication. Prerequisite: FR 0112.

Required Texts:

- Séquences. Intermediate French Through Film. Second Edition. Michèle Bissière. Heinle Cengage Learning.

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Ann Rea, Literature for Adolescents, Fall 2012

Course Description:

This course will read classics as well as modern works written specifically for an adolescent audience. We will also read and discuss sociological and psychological constructions of adolescents and books on pedagogy. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 and ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

-Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
-S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders
-Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass
-Sharon Flake, The Skin I'm In
-Joyce Lee Wong, Seeing Emily
-Walter Dean Myers, Monster
-Nick Hornby, Slam
-Jack Gantos, Desire Lines
-Veronica Roth, Divergent
-Chris Crutcher, Whale Talk

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Ann Rea, Survey Of English Literature 2, Fall 2012

Course Description:

Traces the development of English literature from the beginning of the romantic period to the present. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

-The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Volumes 4, 5, and 6. (It should not matter whether you buy the first edition or the second edition.)
-Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island. Signet Classics.
-Graham Swift, The Light of Day, Penguin

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Ann Rea, Tutorial in Composition, Fall 2012

Course Description

This course is intended as a companion to Composition 1, and enhances the work done for that class.

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Barbara Petrosky, Special Topics in French, Fall 2012

Course Description

This course is an introduction to business practices in France.

Required Texts:

-Tauzin, Béatrice et Dubois Anne-Lyse : Objectif Express. Le monde professionnel en français 1. Paris : Hachette, 2006.
-Perfournis, Jean-Luc : Vocabulaire progressif du français avec 200 exercices. Paris: CLE International, 2004.
-You must also purchase a binder.

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Barbara Petrosky, Intermediate Spanish 1, Fall 2012

Course Description

This course is a continuation of the first-year sequence and includes a functional review of language structure and vocabulary. Primary emphasis is development of conversational skills, with topical reading and some writing. Prerequisite: SPAN 0112

Required Texts:

-Textbook: Pérez-Girónes, Adán-Lifante. A otro nivel Intermediate Spanish (McGraw Hill). The instructor’s textbook is NOT allowed.
-Workbook: Pérez-Girónes, Adán-Lifante. A otro nivel Intermediate Spanish (McGraw Hill).
-501 Spanish Verbs with CD-ROM and Audio CD (501 Verb Series)
-Spanish/English dictionary

Paulette P. Parlock, Elementary Spanish 1, Fall 2012

Course Description:

A thorough introduction (in two terms) to the Spanish grammar, with extensive practice in the four skills: reading, writing, understanding, and speaking.

Required Texts:

Mosaicos Textbook 5th edition, 2010
Prentice Hall and Workbook
Spanish/English dictionary

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Michaela A. O'Toole, Composition 1, Fall 2012

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

• Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and Guide 9th Edition by Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper, & Allison M. Warriner (2011)
• Rules for Writers 7th Edition by Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers (2011)

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Michaela A. O'Toole, Composition 1, Fall 2012

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

• Reading Critically, Writing Well: A Reader and Guide 9th Edition by Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper, & Allison M. Warriner (2011)
• Rules for Writers 7th Edition by Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers (2011)

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