Fall 2015 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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Jones              El Dorado EDC A204       15454 
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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 22-Dec 17
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC K.Jones              Off Campus RCC 13        16043 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Jones              El Dorado EDC A204       15455 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC S.Healy              El Dorado EDC A204       15684 
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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 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204       15741 
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Th        02:30PM-04:00PM LAB M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204         
1.5 hours TBA per week


HSER 367    Advanced Practices in Human Services     3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 362 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This advanced practicum course provides research and supervised field experience in public and/or private agencies providing mental health, corrections, chemical dependency, and child/adolescent treatment services. Students integrate concepts, values, and skills acquired from previous courses and apply their knowledge to the process of helping others via internships. Field trips are required and students provide their own transportation. This course is not open to students who have previously taken HSER 499: Experimental Offering in Human Services (Advanced Practices in Human Services).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC K.Jones              El Dorado EDC A204       19179 
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TBA       TBA             LAB K.Jones              El Dorado EDCTBA           
6.6 hours TBA.


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 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Collier            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15272 
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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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm in FL1-207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15789 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm 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.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15273 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 Monday, August 24, 10:00am-11:30am or Tuesday, August 25, 7:00pm-8:30pm, in RCC 14. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor Anna Domek at domeka@flc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15245 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 25, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in room EDC-A201, and Friday, August 28, 9:00-11:00 a.m. in room EDC-A214. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at kientzm@flc.losrios.edu.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: January 28, 2016