Fall 2015 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 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: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Boeh               FLC MAIN FL1 204         15656 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Vasquez            FLC MAIN FL2 153         15371 Textbook



T         07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FL2 234         15372 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15372 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which one-half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The class will meet on campus once a week during the times listed above. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.

T         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FL2 153         19057 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19057 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Droege             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15842 Textbook



M         08:00AM-09:20AM LEC C.Haeuptle           Off Campus RCC 11        19058 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Haeuptle           Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19058 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Th        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC P.Haug               Off Campus RCC 13        19059 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19059 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

F         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     Off Campus RCC 13        19060 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19060 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

M         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC E.LeFebvre           Off Campus RCC 11        19061 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.LeFebvre           Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19061 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

W         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Brandson           Off Campus RCC 11        19062 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Brandson           Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19062 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A201       15373 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15373 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Hicks              El Dorado EDC A201       20080 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Haeuptle           El Dorado EDC A207       15843 Textbook


COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
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, to identify fallacies in reasoning and language, and to advocate within the structures of formal debate and public advocacy. Students will develop critical thinking and communication skills necessary to advance a cogent, cohesive argument in support of a proposition, as well as defend and refute arguments. (C-ID COMM 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15374 
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Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15995 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. Students develop critical thinking skills by engaging in oral and written analysis, evaluation, and composition of persuasive messages and by examining the personal, political, cultural, and social impacts of persuasion. Students explore ethical considerations of persuasive communication, learn about types of reasoning, and identify fallacious arguments as they occur in persuasion. Students will write a minimum of 6,000 written words in a variety of essay formats. (C-ID COMM 190)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Works              FLC MAIN FL2 153         19063 
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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. (C-ID COMM 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Hicks              El Dorado EDC A201       15946 
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Th        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A201       15375 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15375 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.


COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGWR 101
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, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL3 173         15597 
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TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15597 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Haeuptle           El Dorado EDC ONLINE     20081 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Course information for this course will be posted on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, contact the instructor at: haeuptc@flc.losrios.edu.


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or eilibility 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: Group communication is pervasive in all academic, professional, and social environments. This course is designed to increase student's 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. Videorecording 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 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15376 
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T         04:00PM-07:05PM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15947 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Pogue              FLC MAIN FL2 153         19065 Textbook
MW        11:15AM-12:35PM LEC M.Brandson           Off Campus RCC 8         19064 Textbook


COMM 351    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: CMED 300 and JOUR 310
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to 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 and CMED 300; only one of these courses may be taken for credit. (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL3 173         15998 
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TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15998 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

F         11:15AM-12:35PM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     Off Campus RCC 13        19068 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19068 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


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, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FL2 234         15999 
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TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15999 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which one-half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The class will meet on campus once a week during the times listed above. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.

Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A201       16000 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16000 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.


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 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  FLC MAIN FLCTBA          15934 
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Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: January 28, 2016