Spring 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SPEECH 301    Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLL 320 and ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers oral composition and delivery. It focuses on the organization, use of supporting materials, methods of securing interest, presentation of information, and persuasive appeals necessary to be effective in oral communication situations. Audio/video recording equipment may be used as an aid to self-analysis and improvement. (C-ID COMM 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       04:30PM-07:40PM LEC K.Vasquez            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  10744 
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MW        01:00PM-04:10PM LEC E.Harder             Off Campus McClellan 208 13310 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Duax               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  11056 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Duax               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  10608 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Shubb              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  10609 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Duax               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  10740 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Jurach             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  10607 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Shubb              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  10610 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Harder             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  10659 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Jurach             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  10741 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Shrope-Austin      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  10778 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Shrope-Austin      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  11075 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Jurach             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  10631 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Shrope-Austin      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  13576 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC V.Chochezi           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  20006 Textbook
This course is part of the Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC U.Leighton           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  10613 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Vasquez            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  10612 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC U.Leighton           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  11984 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Lingsweiler        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  11985 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC R.Reams              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  11851 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC R.Lingsweiler        Off Campus Natomas N201  11488 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Stead              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A102 11485 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC R.Lingsweiler        Off Campus Natomas N201  11487 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Norton             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A102 11489 Textbook


SPEECH 302    Persuasive Speech    3 Units

Prerequisite: SPEECH 301 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a detailed study of persuasive discourse through an understanding of basic communication principles. Emphasis is placed on the use of proofs, language, and logical thinking. Audio- and/or video-recording equipment may be used as an aid for self-analysis and improvement. (C-ID COMM 190)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Shrope-Austin      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  19063 
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SPEECH 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300, ENGWR 480, or SPEECH 301
General Education: CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on critical thinking with an emphasis on building and analyzing logical arguments. Rhetorical strategies are discussed and practiced. The course covers organization, supporting materials, delivery of effective arguments, and the use of questioning in critical thinking. (C-ID COMM 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Duax               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  20007 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Duax               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  11983 Textbook


SPEECH 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on communication between individuals, with emphasis on the acquisition of techniques and skills essential to self-actualization and to establishing authentic personal, social, and professional relationships. Effective communication strategies are discussed, practiced, and reflected upon both in and outside the classroom environment. (C-ID COMM 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Duax               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  20008 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Shubb              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  10917 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Shrope-Austin      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  11046 Textbook


SPEECH 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ESLL 320, and ESLW 320, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the challenges and rewards of intercultural communication in everyday situations. It is designed to increase understanding of variations in communication patterns across cultures and prepares individuals for more effective communication. Emphasis is on both international culture variance and sub-cultural group-based experiential background variance. (C-ID COMM 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC A.Shubb              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  11730 
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SPEECH 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the dynamics of group communication and prepares individuals to function more effectively in groups. It focuses on oral communication in task and social groups. Topics include communication concepts and behaviors in problem solving, decision making, leadership, conflict management, and group roles and norms. (C-ID COMM 140)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
TTh       04:30PM-07:40PM LEC K.Vasquez            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  12896 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC K.Riese              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  12274 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Jurach             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  11019 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Jurach             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  11512 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Lagergren          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  19064 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Lagergren          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  10614 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Duax               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  10742 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Kirchner           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  10743 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Shrope-Austin      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  12895 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC U.Leighton           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  12897 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC S.Kirchner           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  11982 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC V.Chochezi           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A102 10615 Textbook


SPEECH 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to basic skills and concepts necessary for effective communication in a variety of contexts. Topics include effective listening, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, conflict resolution, media communication, practical group experience, and public speaking. (C-ID COMM 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Shubb              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  10991 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Shubb              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  11331 Textbook


SPEECH 495    Independent Studies in Speech    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Shubb               TBA TBA                 13283 
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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016