Spring 2012 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 student's 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, Jan 14-Mar 12
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN M 200           15058 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN M 200           14545 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          15059 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 200           14546 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN M 201           15296 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN BS 126          14547 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 200           14705 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           19527 Textbook
 

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Chase              CRC MAIN M 201           19528 Textbook
 

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC K.Riese              Elk Grove COHS L2        19730 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Learning Center located at Cosumnes Oaks High School, 9850 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          15402 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14878 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Chase              CRC MAIN BS 126          14881 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14548 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN CAC 138         15440 Textbook


COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E
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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN CAC 138         14274 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN CAC 138         15218 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Brandson           CRC MAIN BS 126          19529 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 D2; IGETC Area 4
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           14273 
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Web Enhanced. Professor Wagner's class meets face-to-face in the traditional classroom and may use the internet to post learning materials, resources and assignments, as well as provide individual contact with students through e-mail or other electronic means. No class time canceled in lieu of online activities.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           15403 Textbook
Web Enhanced. Professor Wagner's class meets face-to-face in the traditional classroom and may use the internet to post learning materials, resources and assignments, as well as provide individual contact with students through email or other electronic means. No class time canceled in lieu of online activities.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          19530 Textbook


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 students' 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 students' 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 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.MacGregor          CRC MAIN M 201           14272 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.MacGregor          CRC MAIN BS 126          14271 Textbook
 

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 200           15404 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14270 Textbook
 

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          14269 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           15219 Textbook
 

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          15588 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           15693 Textbook
 

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14809 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14839 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012