Fall 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
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. Videotaping 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. (C-ID COMM 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.Arden-OgleCRC MAIN M 20114932Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.Arden-OgleCRC MAIN M 20115439Textbook
 

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.DuBrayCRC MAIN BSS 12614383Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.Wheeler AbeytaCRC MAIN CAC 13815499Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.DuBrayCRC MAIN BSS 12615018Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.Wheeler AbeytaCRC MAIN CAC 13819238Textbook
 

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.DuBrayCRC MAIN BSS 12614933Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.DuBrayCRC MAIN BSS 12614800Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECG.HodgkinsonCRC MAIN CAC 13814777Textbook
 

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECN.MillerCRC MAIN M 20115247Textbook
 

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECN.MillerCRC MAIN BSS 12615185Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECM.Jay-AndersonCRC MAIN BSS 12619235Textbook
 

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECTBAElk Grove EGA 21115070Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECL.ChaseElk Grove EGA 11515073Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLECL.ChaseElk Grove EGA 11515072Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW11:00AM-12:20PMLECK.RieseElk Grove EGA 11515071Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW02:00PM-03:20PMLECM.Jay-AndersonElk Grove EGA 21115074Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh02:00PM-03:20PMLECL.ChaseElk Grove EGA 20515504Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove, CA 95757.

TTh03:30PM-04:50PMLECA.PaezElk Grove FHS 15503Textbook
Class is offered specifically for Advanced Education students at Florin High School, but is open to all students. To see if you qualify as an Advanced Education student, please refer to the CRC website for Advanced Education at
https://www.crc.losrios.edu/about/egc/adv.
Class is held at Florin High School, Classroom K-6, located at 7956 Cottonwood Lane, Sacramento, CA 95828.


TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLECN.ConleyElk Grove EGA 11015251Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECTBAElk Grove EGA 10715069Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECJ.GilgunElk Grove EGA 10715068Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


M06:00PM-09:05PMLECN.MillerCRC MAIN BSS 12615131Textbook
T06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.GilgunCRC MAIN BSS 12614534Textbook

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. Videotaping 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. (C-ID COMM 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECN.MillerCRC MAIN M 20119236Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECN.MillerCRC MAIN CAC 13819237Textbook

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 personal and professional contexts. Using simulations and structured exercises, students will develop a deeper understanding of communication concepts associated with developing and maintaining satisfying interpersonal relationships. Additionally, students will focus on communication competency through a heightened awareness of the complexity of interpersonal communication during verbal and nonverbal transactions and the development of skills as both senders and receivers of shared messages. Video 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. (C-ID COMM 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.Wheeler AbeytaCRC MAIN CAC 13815502Textbook
 

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.Wheeler AbeytaCRC MAIN CAC 13815020Textbook

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. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.DuBrayCRC MAIN BSS 12614757Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.DuBrayCRC MAIN BSS 12614047Textbook
 

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECN.ConleyCRC MAIN BSS 12615437Textbook

COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
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 informative and persuasive 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. Group projects may require students to meet outside of class time for service learning or campus activities. Videotaping 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. (C-ID COMM 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.Arden-OgleCRC MAIN M 20114046Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.Arden-OgleCRC MAIN M 20114045Textbook
 

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECE.Arden-OgleCRC MAIN M 20114044Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECE.Arden-OgleCRC MAIN M 20115183Textbook
 

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECS.Wheeler AbeytaCRC MAIN BSS 12615184Textbook

COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
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. Videotaping 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 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.RieseCRC MAIN CAC 13815249Textbook
 

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.Jay-AndersonCRC MAIN BSS 12614050Textbook

COMM 363    Introduction to Communication Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will introduce the student to the symbolic process of human communication through the study of basic communication models, fundamental theory, and relevant research findings. Emphasis will be placed on achieving an understanding of the communication process, and the process through which researchers in the field add to their existing body of knowledge. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECE.Arden-OgleCRC MAIN Online 15132Textbook
Online class.


COMM 482    Honors Seminar: Persuasion within Social Issues    3 Units

Same As: HONOR 341
Prerequisite: ENGWR 300, ENGWR 480, or HONOR 375 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This seminar-style course will introduce students to the 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. The writing assignments will apply theoretical models of critical thinking and communication studies 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. Students explore ethical considerations of persuasive communication, learn about types of reasoning, and identify fallacious arguments as they occur in persuasion. Students will focus on the design and organization of persuasive messages within a speech format for an individual or group presentations for a live audience. This course offers honors students the opportunity to study, critique, discuss and present advanced topics to focus on the impact of persuasive attempts within ethical, social and political issues. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students. Details about the Honors Program can be found in the front of the Catalog and on the CRC website. As COMM 315, Persuasion, has a similar basis as this Honors course, this course is not open to a student that has received credit for COMM 315, Persuasion. This course is the same as HONOR 341, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECN.MillerCRC MAIN T 11620273Textbook
If this course is full please see HONOR 341. This course is offered under two different names. Space may still be available under the other name HONOR 341.

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 17, 2018