Spring 2019 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 19-May 22

TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16059Textbook
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.

W10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FL2 15319963Textbook
TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE19963Textbook
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.

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECB.FarrandFLC MAIN FL4 12116384Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECE.LeFebvreFLC MAIN FL2 15316747Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL2 15316801Textbook
T04:00PM-05:20PMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL2 15319964Textbook
TBATBALECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE19964Textbook
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.

M06:00PM-09:05PMLECB.WorksFLC MAIN FL2 15316571Textbook



W11:15AM-12:35PMLECV.ChocheziRancho RCC1 10516570Textbook
TBATBALECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16570Textbook
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 21216709TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALECP.HaugOff Campus RCC ONLINE16709TextbookFree Digital Book
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-12:35PMLECB.WorksRancho RCC1 12516572Textbook



TBATBALECA.PrelipOff Campus RCC ONLINE16573Textbook
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.

W07:00PM-10:05PMLECT.Upton BentonRancho RCC1 12516574Textbook
T05:30PM-06:50PMLECB.DroegeRancho RCC1 22720650Textbook
TBATBALECB.DroegeOff Campus RCC ONLINE20650Textbook
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.

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.HicksEl Dorado EDC A20419989Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20116748Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECB.FarrandEl Dorado EDC A20116383Textbook

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 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.BoylanFLC MAIN FL2 15320400Textbook
Th01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.HicksRancho RCC1 21116391Textbook
TBATBALECA.HicksOff Campus RCC ONLINE16391Textbook
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.


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, Jan 19-May 22

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.DeMercurioFLC MAIN FL2 15319965Textbook

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 19-May 22

W09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.HaugFLC MAIN FL3 17316061Textbook
TBATBALECP.HaugFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16061Textbook
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.


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 19-May 22

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECV.ChocheziFLC MAIN FL4 23316390Textbook
MW09:30AM-10:50AMLECV.ChocheziRancho RCC1 10516897Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20119991Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.BoylanFLC MAIN FL2 15316062Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.BoylanFLC MAIN FL2 15316422Textbook

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 19-May 22

TBATBALECC.HaeuptleFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE19966Textbook
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.

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECB.FarrandFLC MAIN FL2 15316476Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20119992Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.HicksEl Dorado EDC A20116710Textbook

COMM 363    Introduction to Communication Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will introduce the student to the symbolic process of human communication through the study of basic communication models, fundamental theory, and relevant research findings. Emphasis will be placed on achieving an understanding of the communication process, and the process through which researchers in the field of Human Communication Studies add to their existing body of knowledge. (C-ID COMM 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECP.HaugFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE19967Textbook
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 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 19-May 16

TBATBALABK.FunderburgFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16647Textbook
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, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABK.FunderburgFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16648Textbook
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 ONLINE16649Textbook
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.

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018