Fall 2014 Class Schedule (FLC)



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HSER 300    Introduction to Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive overview of the field of Human Services in private and public agencies. The course topics include learning of agency functions and worker activities through reading, class discussion, and class speakers. Emphasis is on the roles and skills of associate professionals such as health workers, activity directors for the elderly, and adolescent and child welfare assistants. Field trip may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204       15291 
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HSER 302    Introduction to Psychology of Human Relations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the skills of communicating and relating to others by improving attitudes, values, and methods that enhance communication skills in human relations improving students' interpersonal self-awareness, skills, and assertiveness. This course is a required course for the Human Services/Gerontology degree and certificate which is open to all students.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Hopkins            Off Campus RCC 12        18870 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204       15292 Textbook


HSER 340    Introduction to Chemical Dependency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces and examines the psychological and physiological effects of chemical dependency on the individual. Also included is an analysis of the effects of substance abuse on the family: the sociological and economic conditions contributing to substance abuse, and a description of communication efforts at prevention and treatment.Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A204       15533 
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HSER 364    Techniques of Group Counseling    4 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 360 and 362 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces techniques of counseling within groups representing diverse backgrounds: sex, ethnic group identification, race, national origin, religion, color, and mental and physical disability. Students learn facilitation and co-facilitation within a group setting, and a goal of learning facilitation towards clients' improved skills in problem resolution and solution development. Course emphasizes recognition of unique and common problems, as well as facilitation in understanding behavior change. This is a required course for the Human Services/Gerontology degree and certificate.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A204       15599 
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Th        02:30PM-04:00PM LAB C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A214         
1.5 hours TBA per week


HSER 498    Work Experience in Human Services    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill a 16 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15095 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 104; and Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15656 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 104; and Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Kristi Church at churchk@flc.losrios.edu to reserve the date and time of the orientation you will be attending.

TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15096 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the two class orientations, which are scheduled for Thursday, August 28, 7:00pm-9:00pm in RCC 8 and Friday, August 29, 10:00am-12:00pm in RCC 11. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu


W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15068 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.


HSER 499    Experimental Offering in Human Services    .5-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         10:30AM-11:20AM LEC S.Healy              El Dorado EDC A204       19535 
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TBA       TBA             LAB S.Healy              El Dorado EDCTBA           
6.8 hours TBA per week

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015