Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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INDIS 310    Mathematics, Computer Information Science, Engineering and Science Achievement    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the student to MESA and to the skills needed for academic success in mathematics, computer information science, engineering, and science. The course covers college resources and transfer processes as they relate to the study of math and science. The course is intended for students who will transfer to universities in a calculus-based major (biology, computer science, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, etc.). This is the first 1/2 unit of a 1 unit combination of courses that will provide academic and career support to MESA students and other students in math-based majors who wish to develop study skills specific to those disciplines. (INDIS 311 or 312 complete the combination.) This course is graded on a Pass/No-Pass basis only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 30-Sep 13
F         01:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Carney             CRC MAIN SCI 110         14672 
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INDIS 311    Academic Skills for a Career in Engineering, Computer Information Science, Mathematics, Physics and     .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: INDIS 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the MESA student to academic skills and career exploration needed for advanced study toward a career in Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Information Science, Architecture, and Physics. This course will provide an overview of careers in engineering, math, computer information science, architecture, and physics, including the education, type of work conducted by professionals, and employment opportunities in these fields. The course is the second 1/2 unit of a 1 unit package of courses (see INDIS 310) that will provide academic and career support to MESA students. This course is graded on a pass/no-pass basis only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 20-Oct 04
F         01:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Carney             CRC MAIN SCI 110         14673 
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INDIS 312    Academic Skills for a Career in Chemistry, Biology and Related Disciplines    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: INDIS 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the MESA student to academic skills and career exploration needed for advanced study toward a career in Biology, Chemistry, and related fields - including dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine. This course will provide an overview of careers in Biology, Chemistry, and related fields, including the education, type of work conducted by professionals, and employment opportunities. The course is the second 1/2 unit of a 1 unit package of courses (see INDIS 310) that will provide academic and career support to MESA students. This course is graded on a pass/no-pass basis only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 11-Oct 25
F         01:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Carney             CRC MAIN SCI 110         14674 
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INDIS 313    Freshman Seminar    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The purpose of this course is to assist new college students in achieving academic success. Topics covered will include discipline specific academic language and culture, the value of a college education, problem solving strategies, the use of technology in college, academic integrity, campus resources and services, and life during and after college.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 26-Nov 13
MW        10:30AM-12:35PM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN BS 147          14677 
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This class has a Special Emphasis on Careers in Visual and Performing Arts and is open to all students.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Nov 14
TTh       08:30AM-10:20AM LEC F.Degn               CRC MAIN WIN 103         14968 Textbook
This class has a Special Emphasis on Careers in Liberal Arts and is open to all students.


INDIS 350    Life and Culture in Study Abroad    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: The student must complete the pre-enrollment process into the Los Rios Community College District Study Abroad program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to allow students to acquire a level of global competence while enrolled in the Los Rios Study Abroad program. Global competence is a continuing process of acquiring specific economic, historical, and geo-political knowledge which support the intercultural communication skills and authentic lived experiences that allow a person to function in another culture, and result in attitudes of cultural appreciation and interdependence. While participating in a specific Study Abroad program the student will have opportunities to study and generally survey the host country's historical, cultural, and geopolitical influences, as well as the societal structures to develop an understanding and appreciation of the host culture as different from U. S. American culture.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Dec 06
W         01:40PM-05:50PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     Off Campus LESA          14771 
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Study Abroad Course held in London England

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013