Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
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 prepares students to speak in a variety of rhetorical situations: as college students, as employees, as opinion leaders in the community. The course is designed to assist students in developing effective delivery, ethical research methodology, analytical thinking and listening skills, organization and outlining skills, and appropriate presentation skills. Emphasis is on researching, preparing, organizing, and presenting a variety of speeches for different audiences. Video taping equipment may be used as an aid to the studentās self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:55PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN M 200           14890 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:55PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN M 200           14824 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-04:10PM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 107        20360 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           14891 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           18850 Textbook
 

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN BS 126          14318 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 200           14837 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14146 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14109 Textbook
 

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN BS 126          14223 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           15004 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Reams              Elk Grove EGA 115        18891 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 115        18892 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 115        20226 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN M 201           13994 Textbook
 

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14365 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14497 Textbook


COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to argumentation, critical evaluation of evidence, and reasoning in the context of debate. A series of writing assignments will focus on the skills of critical thinking, rhetoric, and the sophistication of argumentative skills. Intended as a practical course, the fundamentals of proposition analysis, case building and dissent are discussed and applied within written communication and oral presentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         13995 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14570 Textbook


COMM 315    Persuasion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents fundamental theories and techniques of persuasion as they occur in various communication contexts, including commercial, interpersonal, public and mass media. A series of writing assignments will focus on the skills of critical thinking, persuasion, and the sophistication of argumentative essay skills. Essays of advanced composition shall be evaluated for their quality in both critical thinking and composition. Theoretical models of critical thinking and communication studies shall be applied to rhetoric, examining message production, analyzing messages, and exploring the fields of electronic and print media, advertising (product campaign), political campaign strategy, and ideological campaign techniques for mass communication to consider the political, cultural and social impact of persuasion. Students explore ethical considerations of persuasive communication, learn about types of reasoning, and identify fallacious arguments as they occur in persuasion.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14892 
Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Dec 06
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     Off Campus LESA          19014 Textbook
Study Abroad Course held in London England


COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will explore and apply models and theories of interpersonal communication in a variety of contexts. Using simulations and structured exercises, students develop a deeper understanding of communication concepts associated with developing and maintaining satisfying interpersonal relationships. Additionally, students will improve communication competency through a heightened awareness of the complexity of interpersonal communication and the development of skills as both senders and receivers of shared messages.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         13714 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14498 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         18851 Textbook


COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the influence of culture on identity, perception, social organization, language and nonverbal messages in intercultural experiences in the United States. Variations and commonalities in communication patterns across cultures are examined as well as processes and outcomes among persons of different group-based experiential backgrounds. Practical application of factors which influence communication among individuals of different cultures is emphasized. (C-ID COMM 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          13713 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           14834 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Dec 06
TTh       09:00AM-11:05AM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     Off Campus LESA          19015 Textbook
Study Abroad Course held in London England


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to increase studentsā understanding of group communication and to prepare students to function more effectively in various types of groups, as college students, employees, as members in the community. The course is designed to assist students in developing an understanding of how group communication is uniquely different from other communication. Oral communication techniques within group settings will be analyzed in depth and assignments will include oral presentations (individual and group). The course will enhance studentsā effectiveness in the small group dynamics of roles, functions, leadership and norms. Problem-solving and decision-making skills are emphasized through simulations and discussion. Video taping equipment may be used as an aid to the studentās self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          13712 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13711 Textbook
 

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          13710 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN BS 126          13709 Textbook
 

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN BS 126          14660 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14319 Textbook
 

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Brandson           CRC MAIN M 201           14262 Textbook


COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts necessary for effective communication in a variety of settings with a variety of audiences. Special emphasis is placed on practical experiences within groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, and methods of conflict management. As part of this course, students are required to actively participate in groups and deliver oral presentations, both individually and in groups. Video taping equipment may be used as an aid to the student's self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14499 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Brandson           CRC MAIN BS 126          13717 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Dec 06
M         01:40PM-06:00PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     Off Campus LESA          19016 Textbook
Study Abroad Course held in London England

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013