English Courses and Class Schedule

 

Composition and reading courses and class schedule

Composition and reading courses improve skills that will help you succeed in college and beyond. Almost all degrees, certificates, and transfer require a composition and reading course. 

Review the composition and reading course sequence to get a better understanding of what courses are required and in what order.

See our catalog for composition and reading course descriptions.

Please note, you must take the online placement process before enrolling.

DVC offers composition and reading classes at both our Pleasant Hill and San Ramon campuses.

To see the current or upcoming classes, please use the searchable schedule.

Literature courses and class schedule

Our literature courses provide students with a comprehensive introduction to English, American, and World Literature. We also offer exciting topic courses such as African American Literature; Women’s Literature; Contemporary Poetry; Graphic Novels, Children’s Literature, The Short Story, Shakespeare, and many more.

See our catalog for literature course descriptions.

DVC offers literature classes at both our Pleasant Hill and San Ramon campuses.

Important literature course information

Creative writing courses and class schedule

Our workshop style courses will help you explore and write various types of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, drama, short stories, and more. These conversational style classes are a great way to develop your own written voice and explore new ideas.

See our catalog for creative writing course descriptions.

DVC offers creative writing classes at both our Pleasant Hill and San Ramon campuses.

To see the current or upcoming classes, please use the searchable schedule.


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Contact English

 

ESL Coordinator: Laurie Sample

Telephone: 925-338-9809

Email: Laurie Sample 

Office location: FO-119 campus map
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English Department Chair: Dorian Eidhin

Telephone: 925-969-2518

Email: deidhin@dvc.edu

Office location: FO 239

Contact: Charles Shackett

Telephone: 925-551-6217

Email: Charles Shackett  

Office location: W-117 campus map