Spring 2017 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 13
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN M 201           14653 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Jay-Anderson       CRC MAIN M 201           14344 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           15484 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14788 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Jay-Anderson       CRC MAIN M 200           20106 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN BS 126          14918 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14996 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14997 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          15482 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          19391 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          19392 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 115        15324 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC K.Riese              Elk Grove EGA 211        15325 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        15326 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        15327 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC M.Cochran            Elk Grove EGA 211        20230 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC A.Stayton            Elk Grove SHS            20231 Textbook
Class is held at Sheldon High School located at 8333 Kingsbridge Dr, Sacramento, CA 95829. Class is open to all students.

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.DuBray             Elk Grove SHS            20231 Textbook
Class is held at Sheldon High School located at 8333 Kingsbridge Dr, Sacramento, CA 95829. Class is open to all students.

TTh       03:45PM-05:05PM LEC N.Conley             Elk Grove EGHS           20232 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove High School, Classroom B-2, located at 9800 Elk Grove Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624. Class is open to all students.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Cochran            Elk Grove EGA 115        15551 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        15328 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        15329 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          15483 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14553 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 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14845 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN M 200           19393 Textbook


COMM 315    Persuasion    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 presents 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. Theoretical models of critical thinking and communication studies shall be applied 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 to consider the political, cultural and social impact of persuasion. Students explore ethical considerations of persuasive communication, learn about types of reasoning, and identify fallacious arguments as they occur in persuasion. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. As HONOR 341 Persuasion within Social Issues has a similar basis as this course, this course is not open to a student that has received credit for HONOR 341.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN CAC 138         19394 
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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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14159 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14733 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 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14158 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14828 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 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           19395 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14829 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14157 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           15251 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           15485 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Brandson           CRC MAIN BS 126          15487 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14894 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN Online          15118 
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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 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN CAC 138         15488 
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W         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          15119 Textbook


COMM 495    Independent Studies in Communication    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Hodgkinson          TBA TBA                 20603 
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1 Unit

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 24, 2017