Spring 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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15904Textbook
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.

TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16261Textbook
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.

TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16347Textbook
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.

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL2 15316742Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.DeMercurioFLC MAIN FL2 15319669Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL2 15316497Textbook



T04:00PM-05:20PMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL2 15316329Textbook
TBATBALECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16329Textbook
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.

W09:30AM-10:50AMLECE.LeFebvreRancho RCC1 22716496Textbook
TBATBALECE.LeFebvreFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16496Textbook
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.

Th09:30AM-10:50AMLECP.HaugRancho RCC1 21216677Textbook
TBATBALECP.HaugFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16677Textbook
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.

F09:30AM-12:35PMLECA.HicksRancho RCC1 12516498Textbook



T05:30PM-06:50PMLECB.DroegeRancho RCC1 22716499Textbook
TBATBALECB.DroegeFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16499Textbook
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.

W07:00PM-10:05PMLECL.HyghRancho RCC1 12516500Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20116743Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECF.WintersEl Dorado EDC A21316260Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.BoylanFLC MAIN FL2 15316269Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECA.HicksFLC MAIN FL1 20415905Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.BoylanEl Dorado EDC A21116607Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

W09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.HaugFLC MAIN FL3 17315906Textbook
TBATBALECP.HaugFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15906Textbook
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.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20119670Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL4 12116268Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECV.Chochezi TBA TBA20470Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.BoylanFLC MAIN FL2 15315907Textbook
M01:00PM-04:05PMLECT.Upton BentonFLC MAIN FL2 15316307Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.BoylanEl Dorado EDC A21119671Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECC.HaeuptleFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16374Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet.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 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 13-May 16

W09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.Prelip TBA TBA16402Textbook
TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16402Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which one half of the class is online. 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.

T09:30AM-10:50AMLECB.WorksRancho RCC1 21216679Textbook
TBATBALECB.WorksOff Campus RCC ONLINE16679Textbook
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.


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, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALABJ.WhiteFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16591Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to
flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABK.FunderburgFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16592Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBATBALABA.DomekOff Campus RCC ONLINE16593Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2017