Spring 2019 Class Schedule (EDC)



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COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
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: academic, professional, social, and political. Students will demonstrate effective verbal and non-verbal delivery, ethical research methodology, analytical thinking and listening skills, organization and outlining skills, and appropriate presentation skills. In order to effectively assess oral communication competency, each student will complete a minimum of 22 minutes of evaluated speaking time. Emphasis is on researching, preparing, organizing, writing and presenting a variety of speeches for different audiences. Video recording 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 is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.HicksEl Dorado EDC A20419989Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20116748Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECB.FarrandEl Dorado EDC A20116383Textbook

COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 101 via the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the challenges and promises of intercultural communications 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 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20119991Textbook

COMM 351    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: JOUR 310
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The class will offer a survey of the mass media: history, philosophy, structure and trends, as well as theories, which help to explain effects and the importance of media as a social institution. The course will explore economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. This course is the same as JOUR 310; only one of these courses may be taken for credit. (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20119992Textbook

COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; 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 introduces students to the fundamental concepts and skills necessary for effective interpersonal, small group and public communication. Course content includes an emphasis on both communication theory and practice by providing students with the opportunity to develop communication competency through a variety of presentation formats. Special emphasis is placed on practical experiences within groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, as well as message design and delivery for multiple purposes and to diverse audiences. In order to effectively assess oral communication competency, each student will complete a minimum of 22 minutes of evaluated speaking time. Videotaping may be required for this course. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and is available on campus.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.HicksEl Dorado EDC A20116710Textbook

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2018