Kathryn Sonne

Kathryn Sonne, B.A., M.A.

English, Language Arts

Email: ksonne@cypresscollege.edu

Phone: 714-484-7452

Office Hours : Tuesday and Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Transfer Center, Student Center, 2nd Floor, Room 206

 
 

Courses

ENGL 100 C College Writing

3 Units (four hours of lecture per week)

UC Cedit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CAN ENGL 2

Prerequisite: Acceptable score on placement test or ENGL 060 C with a grade of "C" or better, or ESL 186 C with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is a college level course in written communication. It is designed to develop reading, critical thinking, and writing strategies necessary for academic success. The emphasisi is on writing expository essays. The course requires the use of research and documentation skills.

ENGL 100HC Honors College Writing

3 Units (four hours lecture per week)

UC Cedit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CAN ENGL 2

Prerequisite: Acceptable score on placement test or ENGL 060 C with a grade of "C" or better, or ESL 186 C with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is a college level course enhanced for Honors students. The emphasis is on reading and writing expository essays. The course will develop increased critical thinking, reading, and writing skills. The class will be conducted as a seminar and will require a significant research project that uses correct documentation skills. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 100 C.

ENGL 102 C Introduction to Literature

3 Units (three hours lecture per week)

UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CAN ENGL 4, RDG

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is a continuation of ENGL 100C. It builds from the inferential reading and expository writing of the first semester course to emphasize comprehension and compostion of the analytical and critical essay. The content introduces students to techniques and major authors of narrative fiction, drama, and poetry, providing them with an opportunity to enrich their lives, enhance their understanding of the human condition, and develop an appreciation for good literature. 

ENGL 104 Critical Analysis and Literature

4 Units (4 hours of lecture per week)

UC Cedit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C with a grade of "C" or better.

This course will develop critical thinking, reading and writing skills as they apply to the analysis of literature and literary criticisms from diverse cultural sources and perspectives. There will be an emphasis on the techniques and principles of effective written argument as they apply to literature. Students will demonstrate their understanding by writing and critiquing essays and utilizing research strategies.

ENGL 104HC Honors Critical Analysis and Literature

4 Units (four hours of lecture per week)

UC Cedit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

Prerequisite: ENGL 100 C with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is a college level course enhanced for Honors students. The emphasis is on developing increased critical thinking, reading and writing skills as they apply to the analysis of literature and literary criticism. Writing expanded argumentative research essays, and utilizing enhanced research strategies and documentation skills will be required. The class will be conducted as a seminar. Duplicate credit not granted for ENGL 104 C.

INDS 120HC Honors Theme Seminar

1 Unit (one hour lecture per week)

CSU

The Honors Theme Seminar is a course specifically designed for Honors Program students. Students will discuss, research, analyze, and write about the Honors Program yearly theme.