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English Department

Spring 2016


Professor Ruth Roach, Ph. D. 

Contact Information:

Phone (310) 900 - 1600 x2232
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Office Location:

Building D, Room 31-B

Spring Office Hours:

TTh 1:10 - 3:40 p.m. by appointment 

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Past and Current Courses:


English 1A
Reading and Composition (Sp16)

Syllabus-9348-11 a.m.


English 1B
Literature and Composition (Sp16)



English 1C
Critical Thinking and Composition (Sp16)


  English 43
African American Literature (F08)
  English A
Writing the College Essay (Sp12)
  English B
Introduction to the Composing Process (Sp12)
  Academic Strategies 22ab
Prewriting Workshop (F08)
  Academic Strategies 36ab
Sentence Errors and Punctuation (F07)

English 1A Online

Reading and Composition (Sp16)


English 1C Online

Critical Thinking and Composition (F15)


Online Courses:

English 1A, Section 9357 (Spring 16)
English 1C, Section 9381 (16-week) and 9380 (2nd 8-week) [Fall 15]

Hybrid Course:

English 1A, Section 9641 (Sp10) [Note: on-campus meeting only once per week]


  • MLA (Modern Language Association)
  • NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English)

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