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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to make available to all residents of the District excellent introductory, college-level instruction in reading, composition, literature, and language study; to support those offerings with effective remedial instruction at a variety of levels; to monitor and administer an effective system of English placement; to promote understanding and appreciation of literature and language in the College and in the community at large; to keep English instruction up to date by developing and promoting worthwhile staff development among the Department's instructors; to promote a healthy and creative work environment and promote that in our students.

 

SRJC Reads, in its second semester, is a college-wide, cross-disciplinary reading program that invites all SRJC employees and students to build community, generate knowledge, and deepen literary... Continue Reading
student checking out an American sign language class
If a class you need is full, you may be thinking of "crashing" the class by attending the first class meeting. Most English department faculty do NOT permit students who are not on the official... Continue Reading
Book cover, Ursula Le Guin Left Hand of Darkness
The Work of Literary Merit for Fall 2015 will be Ursula Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness. The novel was originally published in 1969, and won both the Nebula and Hugo awards for science fiction... Continue Reading
pathway through the forest
The English Department will not be offering accelerated "x" courses this Fall. Click on "English Pathway" in the main menu to see prerequisites and courses in the new pathway.