This course introduces students to the basic elements and functions of poetry. The fundamentals of poetics will be covered from Aristotle to new media and digital mediations. A representative poet will be studied in depth. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. Enrollment Requirements: Completion of ENGL 52,or ENGL 72 or ESL 152 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or higher, or "Pass," or completion of the English Placement Process with eligibility for ENGL 100.