Fall 2018 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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15682Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students must check their
Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECB.WorksFLC MAIN FL5 1416193Textbook



MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECB.WorksFLC MAIN FL5 1416442Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL2 15316046Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL2 15316547Textbook
M04:00PM-07:05PMLECA.HicksFLC MAIN FL2 15315905Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.DeMercurioFLC MAIN FL2 15320301Textbook
TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16194Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.

T05:30PM-06:50PMLECT.Upton BentonRancho RCC1 21016195Textbook
TBATBALECT.Upton BentonOff Campus RCC ONLINE16195Textbook
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.

Th11:15AM-12:35PMLECE.LeFebvreRancho RCC1 21219991Textbook
TBATBALECE.LeFebvreOff Campus RCC ONLINE19991Textbook
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.

MW11:15AM-12:35PMLECV.ChocheziRancho RCC1 21121301Textbook
M05:30PM-06:50PMLECB.DroegeRancho RCC1 21016196Textbook
TBATBALECB.DroegeOff Campus RCC ONLINE16196Textbook
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.

TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15684Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.HicksEl Dorado EDC A20116281Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20119995Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECF.WintersEl Dorado EDC A20119996Textbook

COMM 305    Oral Interpretation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: COMM 301 or ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the field of performance studies through the oral interpretation of various literary genres, including Western and Non-Western literature. The focus is on audience analysis, selection and thematic analysis of literature, script writing, discussion and application of vocal and physiological delivery techniques, program performance, and post-performance evaluation. Theoretical issues and historical developments are examined and applied to the current performance trends in solo, duo and interpreters' theatre. (C-ID COMM 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL2 15316337Textbook
MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECV.ChocheziRancho RCC1 10519992Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.BoylanFLC MAIN FL2 15315685Textbook
Th01:00PM-04:05PMLECC.BoylanFLC MAIN FL1 20816133Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.DeMercurioFLC MAIN FL2 15315686Textbook



TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16114Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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: 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, Aug 25-Dec 20

W09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.HaugFLC MAIN FL3 17315869Textbook
TBATBALECP.HaugFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15869Textbook
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 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 studentsâ 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 studentâs 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 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.BoylanFLC MAIN FL2 15315687Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.HicksFLC MAIN FL5 1319988Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20116197Textbook

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, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECP.HaugFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16134Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at haugp@flc.losrios.edu

F11:15AM-12:35PMLECF.WintersRancho RCC1 21216199Textbook
TBATBALECF.WintersOff Campus RCC ONLINE16199Textbook
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 498    Work Experience in Communication and Media Studies    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
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 the field of Communication and Media Studies. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

TBATBALABJ.WhiteFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16392Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please
click here for the dates and locations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABK.FunderburgFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16391Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please click here for the dates and locations.

TBATBALABA.DomekFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16393Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please click here for the dates and locations.

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 20, 2018