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

W11:15AM-12:35PMLECV.ChocheziRancho RCC1 10516570Textbook
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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.


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

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 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

MW09:30AM-10:50AMLECV.ChocheziRancho RCC1 10516897Textbook

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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please
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Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2018