Spring 2014 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 - Second, Mar 18-May 15
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Boeh               FLC MAIN FL2 153         16047 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
Th        04:00PM-07:05PM LEC E.LeFebvre           FLC MAIN FL5 209         16112 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Brandson           Off Campus RCC 15        16016 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Haeuptle           El Dorado EDC A206       15918 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15427 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15427 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately two-thirds of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Student are required to attend class sessions on the following dates: 1/21, 2/11, 3/4, 3/6, 3/11, 3/13, 4/8, 4/10, 4/22, 4/24, 5/6, 5/8, 5/13, 5/16 and during the scheduled final exam session. Information for this class can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates."

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15919 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15919 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately two-thirds of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Student are required to attend class sessions on the following dates: 1/21, 2/11, 3/4, 3/6, 3/11, 3/13, 4/8, 4/10, 4/22, 4/24, 5/6, 5/8, 5/13, 5/16 and during the scheduled final exam session. Information for this class can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu 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.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A105       15730 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15730 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately two-thirds of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Student are required to attend class sessions on the following dates: 1/22, 2/12, 3/3, 3/5, 3/10, 3/12, 4/7, 4/9, 4/21, 4/23, 5/5, 5/7, 5/12, 5/14, and during the scheduled final exam session. Information for this class can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates."


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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15940 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 207         15428 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Haeuptle           FLC MAIN FL2 207         19346 
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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL3 173         15429 
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TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15429 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately 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.


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, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15430 
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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 D2L.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

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL2 153         15938 Textbook


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 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. Videotaping 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A214       15431 
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TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15431 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately 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 time listed above.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         16015 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)
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19344 
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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 D2L.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

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL2 157         19345 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: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Prelip             FLC MAIN FL2 234         19619 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A105       15781 Textbook


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, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  FLC MAIN FLCTBA          16132 
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Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 12, 2014