Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGRD 15    Basic Reading Skills    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 14 with a "C" or better, or 1.5 units of ENGRD 54 with a "P" AND ENGRD 55 with a "P," or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in techniques for improving basic skills in reading. It involves intensive work with word attack, literal comprehension, vocabulary and study skills, including practice with multicultural reading materials and strategies. Individual work in ENGRD 50, Reading Center: Individualized Support Skills for ENGRD 15, may be required by instructor. This course is not open to students who have completed ENGRD 56 or ENGWR 56 with a grade of "C" or better.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW07:30PM-08:50PMLECD.AustinOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20511061Textbook
TTh11:00AM-12:20PMLECS.ParrishOff Campus Natomas N10312029Textbook

ENGRD 54    Succeeding in College Reading    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ENGRD 310 (Critical Reading as Critical Thinking) or ENGRD 312 (Academic Textbook Reading); AND ENGRD 314 (Speed Reading)
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course offers small- and large-group instruction on reading processes, reading strategies, and critical thinking skills necessary for success in college reading. Assignments are connected to students' ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 coursework. Pre-reading, reading, and post-reading processes are covered. This is a corequisite course for students who are concurrently enrolled in ENGRD 310 or 312 and ENGRD 314. Pass/No pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Dec 05

MW11:00AM-11:50AMLECT.WonnellOff Campus Natomas N10220415Textbook
This section of ENGRD 54 is part of the English Reading 310-Plus Learning Community. To enroll, you must also add ENGRD 310 MW 9:30-10:50 AM (20419) into your eservices shopping cart. You must also enroll in any .5 unit section of ENGRD 314.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 28-Dec 04

TTh07:30PM-08:20PMLECD.ValenzonaOff Campus Natomas/Ik G21020418Textbook
This section of ENGRD 54 is part of the English Reading 310-Plus Learning Community. To enroll, you must also add ENGRD 310 TTH 6:00-7:20 PM (20421) into your eservices shopping cart. You must also enroll in any .5 unit section of ENGRD 314.


ENGRD 111    Reading Across the Disciplines: Academic and Professional Development    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Enrollment in a below transfer-level course.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers reading skills development for students below transfer-level as applied to various content-area courses. Topics include the following: strategies for textbook comprehension, note-taking, annotating, mastering disciplined-base vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, and test-taking strategies. Students must come to the R.A.D. Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Nov 05

M12:30PM-01:20PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC12695TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This course provides support for students in the English Writing 300-Plus Success Community.

M04:30PM-05:20PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC12731TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This course provides support for students in the English Writing 300-Plus Success Community.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 11-Nov 06

T05:00PM-05:50PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC20442TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This course provides support for students in the English Writing 300-Plus Success Community.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 12-Nov 07

W12:30PM-01:20PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC12696TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This course provides support for students in the English Writing 300-Plus Success Community.

W01:30PM-02:20PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC12730TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This course provides support for students in the English Writing 300-Plus Success Community.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 13-Nov 08

Th05:00PM-05:50PMLECJ.BenzNatomas Off Campus LRC12729TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This course provides support for students in the English Writing 300-Plus Success Community.

Th06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BenzNatomas Off Campus LRC12732TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This course provides support for students in the English Writing 300-Plus Success Community.


ENGRD 116    Proficient Reading    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 15, ENGRD 56, or ENGWR 56 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ENGWR 101.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes expository and argumentative essays, textbooks, and literature in preparation for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 and other transfer-level classes across the disciplines. It emphasizes recognition of an author's thesis, supporting details, point of view, purpose, and tone through an in-depth analysis of an essay's structure. This course also focuses on applying study strategies for comprehending and retaining information from textbooks in preparation for tests. Individual work in the Writing Across the Curriculum Program, the Reading Across the Disciplines Program, or the Reading Center may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLECS.ParrishOff Campus Natomas N20212030Textbook

ENGRD 310    Critical Reading as Critical Thinking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ENGRD 314
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the theory and practice of critical and speed reading skills needed for successful academic performance with an emphasis on the following: (1) critical and analytical evaluation of college-level expository and argumentative essays, (2) development of flexible reading rate and speed, (3) critical analysis and evaluation of independent research, (4) vocabulary development, and (5) application of these skills to multicultural essays, journals, fiction, and nonfiction reading. (Competency: Reading)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:30AM-10:50AMLECT.WonnellOff Campus Natomas N10220419Textbook
NOTE:You must also enroll in any .5 unit section of ENGRD 314.

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.ValenzonaOff Campus Natomas/Ik G21020421Textbook
NOTE:You must also enroll in any .5 unit section of ENGRD 314.



See chart of English Reading courses for placement at a specific level at
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ENGRD 314    Reading Across the Disciplines: Speed Reading    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ENGRD 310 or 312
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers reading skills to transfer-level students as applied to various content-area courses. Topics include the following: assessing the reading process and material to employ appropriate strategies to meet the purpose for reading; utilize ones reading rates and style based on purpose and material; utilize college-level, discipline-based vocabulary; and master the skills needed to critically read and analyze future transfer level courses and texts. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Nov 19
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

M06:30PM-07:20PMLECD.AustinNatomas Off Campus LRC12280TextbookFree Digital Book

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 18-Nov 13

T01:00PM-01:50PMLECS.ParrishNatomas Off Campus LRC20425TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This is a co-requisite course for students enrolled in either ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 20-Nov 15

Th01:00PM-01:50PMLECS.ParrishNatomas Off Campus LRC20428TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This is a co-requisite course for students enrolled in either ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312.

Th05:00PM-05:50PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC20430TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE:This is a co-requisite course for students enrolled in either ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312.


ENGRD 315    Reading Across the Disciplines for Content Courses    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: another transfer-level content-area course
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers reading skills to transfer-level students as they apply to various content-area courses. Topics include the following: strategies for textbook comprehension, note-taking, annotating, mastering discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test-taking, speed reading, and research techniques. Students must come to the R.A.D. Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Nov 05
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

M01:30PM-02:20PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC12627Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 11-Nov 06
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

T02:00PM-02:50PMLECS.ParrishNatomas Off Campus LRC19151Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 12-Nov 07
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

W06:30PM-07:20PMLECD.AustinNatomas Off Campus LRC12626Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 22-Nov 21
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

MW05:30PM-06:20PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC12628Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.


ENGRD 316    Reading Across the Disciplines for Content Courses II    .5 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 315
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers individualized or small-group sessions to help students who have already completed ENGRD 315 improve classroom performance. It focuses on application of inferential and critical reading strategies and study skills to specific content classes and programs. Topics include learning style assessment, how to implement appropriate reading strategies, and how to choose the best study methods. Students must come to the RAD Center and meet with a RAD staff member before enrolling. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Nov 05
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

M01:30PM-02:20PMLECJ.LaflamNatomas Off Campus LRC13364Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 11-Nov 06
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

T02:00PM-02:50PMLECS.ParrishNatomas Off Campus LRC19152Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 12-Nov 07
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

W06:30PM-07:20PMLECD.AustinNatomas Off Campus LRC13362Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 22-Nov 21
RAD (Reading Across Disciplines)

MW05:30PM-06:20PMLECD.ValenzonaNatomas Off Campus LRC13365Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Natomas LRC and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: September 25, 2018