Fall 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SILA 305    American Sign Language 1    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 103; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; or placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a beginning course in a series of four courses in the visual-gestural processes of American Sign Language (ASL). It provides instructional activities to become competent in communication with deaf people. The emphasis is on non-speech communication.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC D.Gunsauls           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  20129 
Textbook
MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC E.McCaffrey          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  10371 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC E.McCaffrey          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  10372 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC G.Benson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10376 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC E.Stagner            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10373 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC G.Benson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10377 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC C.Hillenbrand        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  20092 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC E.West Oyedele       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  10375 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC P.Amundsen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  10375 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC E.West Oyedele       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10374 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


SILA 306    American Sign Language 2    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 103; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the second in a series of four courses in American Sign Language. The emphasis is on nonverbal communication. Topics include grammatical features such as adjective descriptors, differentiation between cardinal/ordinal numbers, contrastive structure, temporal aspect markers and temporal sequencing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC M.Greenstone         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  18779 
Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC C.Hillenbrand        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  11296 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC L.Hinks              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12717 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


SILA 315    American Sign Language 3    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 306 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 103; ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the third in a series of four courses in American Sign Language. It emphasizes expressive and receptive nonverbal communication skills between signers who have preliminary American Sign Language syntactical and lexical skills. It provides an understanding of deaf cultural processes by identifying behaviors and norms from activities assigned in the class. It also includes dialogs that involve asking, empathizing, negotiating and agreeing or disagreeing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC J.Birchall           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10378 
Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC L.Hinks              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10379 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


SILA 316    American Sign Language 4    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 315 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the fourth in a series of courses in American Sign Language (ASL). It emphasizes expressive communication skills that involve locating and signing interesting facts, making major life decisions, discussing health conditions, and using money. It incorporates information and activities previously learned about Deaf culture into these narratives.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Birchall           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  10380 
Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

MW        03:30PM-05:35PM LEC J.Birchall           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  19413 Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


SILA 317    ASL Linguistics    3 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 315 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a foundation in American Sign Language (ASL) linguistics. Topics include theoretical knowledge and practical application of phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, discourse, and language acquisition.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC J.Birchall           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  11868 
Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


SILA 318    American Sign Language 5    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 316 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is an advanced course in American Sign Language (ASL) to help prepare students to communicate effectively. It emphasizes expressive communication skills that involve narrating unforgettable moments, telling about accidents, and storytelling. It incorporates information and activities previously learned about Deaf Culture into these narratives.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:10PM-03:15PM LEC D.Gunsauls           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120    11882 
Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


SILA 320    American Sign Language Discourse    3 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 316 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: SILA 498.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces signing beyond the conversational level. Complex and diverse signed situations are presented to improve both expressive and receptive skills. The focus will be on the diversity of register, affect, and style in American Sign Language.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Henderson          ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120    10514 
Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Martinez           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120    10514 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Gunsauls           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120    10514 Textbook


SILA 330    Impact of Deafness    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of four institutions which have critical impact on the psycho-social development of Deaf people: family, education, work, and society. It provides awareness and sensitivity to the unique challenges of deafhood and how they influence personal-social and communication competencies of the Deaf person. Selected visits to community events may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Gunsauls           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10381 
Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


SILA 362    Introduction to the Interpreting Profession    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces general information about the field of American Sign Language (ASL)/English interpretation. Topics include regulations, certification and educational requirements, fundamental and requisite skills, the Code of Professional Conduct, and pay scale and job opportunities in the field of ASL/English interpretation. An overview of the Interpreter Preparation Program at American River College and hands-on experiences are incorporated. Credit/no credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 24-Aug 24
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC E.McCaffrey          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  11092 
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Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013