Spring 2016 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 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 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14588 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14260 Textbook
MTWTh     03:00PM-04:30PM LEC T.Byrd               CRC MAIN M 201           20936 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN CAC 138         20056 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           19661 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14733 Textbook
 

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           19633 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14874 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14963 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14964 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          19636 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 115        15417 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Jay-Anderson       Elk Grove EGA 211        15418 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        15419 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC N.Miller             Elk Grove EGA 115        15420 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       05:45PM-07:05PM LEC M.Jay-Anderson       Elk Grove EGA 107        15421 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        07:15PM-08:35PM LEC J.Gilgun             Elk Grove EGA 107        15422 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Reams              Elk Grove EGA 115        19988 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

M         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          19639 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14483 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. 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, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN M 201           14261 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14794 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 personal and professional 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 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. 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 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14064 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14678 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. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14063 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14775 Textbook


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, Jan 16-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14776 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN M 200           14059 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Chase              CRC MAIN CAC 138         15318 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           19666 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN BS 126          19668 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Cochran            CRC MAIN CAC 138         19670 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14850 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 D7
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 efficacious 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 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN Online          15111 
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Online class.



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, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          19672 
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MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          19674 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          15112 Textbook

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: July 5, 2016