Spring 2014 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 18-Mar 17
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN M 200           14564 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN M 200           14172 Textbook
MTWTh     03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Reams              CRC MAIN BS 125          20699 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:10PM LEC P.White              CRC MAIN LRC 107         20700 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN M 200           14565 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14742 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN BS 126          14173 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14961 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           15094 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          15095 Textbook
 

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 115        14999 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        19858 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        19860 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Brandson           Elk Grove EGA 107        20094 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Reams              Elk Grove EGA 107        20095 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     Elk Grove EGA 211        20376 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14795 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14429 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 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14174 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN CAC 138         14817 Textbook


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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN CAC 138         13935 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14683 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN CAC 138         18628 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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN BS 126          13934 
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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 D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14796 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 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13933 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13932 Textbook
 

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14797 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13931 Textbook
 

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          13930 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          14684 Textbook
 

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          14869 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          14900 Textbook


COMM 341    Organizational Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to allow students to examine both theoretical and pragmatic essentials of effective organizational messages from preparation and presentation to effective observation and analysis. Students will explore the dynamics of organizational communications in basic communication skills, working relationships, leadership, diversity in the workplace, conflict negotiation teams and problem solving and/or decision making groups. The roles of internal and external messages on the communication process and organizational effectiveness will be examined and analyzed. Access to a computer with on-line capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN Online          19543 
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Online class.



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 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14401 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Brandson           CRC MAIN BS 126          19544 Textbook

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014