Fall 2013 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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 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 is available on campus.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Boeh               FLC MAIN FL2 153         15563 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Haeuptle           FLC MAIN FL2 153         15247 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL2 153         15248 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15248 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately two-thirds of the class is online. The class will meet on the first day (Monday, August 26, 2013) in room FL2-153 from 1:00PM - 2:20PM for a course overview. Students must attend the following class sessions to present and critique speech presentations: 9/23, 9/25, 10/28, 10/30, 11/4, 12/2, 12/4, 12/9, 12/11, and during the final exam session on 12/16. The remainder of the course is online. This class has approximately 2.2 hours TBA per week.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL2 234         15819 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15842 Textbook
Th        04:00PM-07:05PM LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FL4 136         15940 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC T.Knutson            FLC MAIN FL2 153         15843 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A105       15250 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.LeFebvre           El Dorado EDC A205       15844 Textbook


COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: COMM 301
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers both the theory and practice of argumentation and debate. Students will learn to effectively develop and respond to reasoned written and oral arguments, to critically evaluate various types of evidence, and to advocate within the structures of formal debate. This course will allow students to develop critical thinking and communication skills necessary for personal, professional, and academic success.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15251 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Boylan             El Dorado EDC A105       15644 Textbook


COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students in this course will explore and apply communication concepts associated with developing and maintaining satisfying interpersonal relationships. Through a variety of class activities, students experiment with various approaches to successful communication in interpersonal contexts, including conflict management and active listening. 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, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         04:00PM-07:05PM LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FL1 204         15252 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A201       19343 Textbook


COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement 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
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL3 173         15495 
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TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15495 Textbook
This is a hybrid class in which 50% of the instruction occurs online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. This class meets every Wednesday 9:00am-10:20am. This class has 1.6 hours of TBA per week.



COMM 331    Group Discussion    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: Group communication is pervasive in all academic, professional, and social environments. This course is designed to increase studentsā understanding of group communication and to prepare students to function more effectively in various types of groups. Students will learn about the dynamics of group roles, the multiple functions of groups, leadership styles, conflict management, problem-solving, and decision-making. Individual and group presentations are required. 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, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15253 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Boeh               Off Campus RCC 3         19344 Textbook
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC C.Haeuptle           El Dorado EDC A205       15254 Textbook


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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Brandson           FLC MAIN FL2 153         15888 
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COMM 495    Independent Studies in Communication Studies    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  FLC MAIN FLCTBA          19210 
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Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: October 28, 2013