Fall 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in COMM 270.
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: as college students, as employees, as opinion leaders in the community. The course is designed to assist students in developing ethical research methodology, analytical thinking skills, organization and outlining skills, effective delivery, and appropriate speech presentation skills. Emphasis is on researching, preparing, organizing, and presenting a variety of speeches for varied audiences. Video and/or audio taping equipment may be used as an aid to the student's self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with on-line capabilities may be required and is available on campus.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
MW        01:30PM-04:40PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 202         18363 
Textbook
On-Campus

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-04:40PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 202         19752 Textbook
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Toney              SCC MAIN PAC 133         17731 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         17438 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 133         16673 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 133         17873 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:25PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 133         18059 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.White              SCC MAIN RHN 220         18651 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 133         17874 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 133         17117 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         17250 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         17202 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 133         16674 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 133         19760 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         17249 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Severson           SCC MAIN PAC 133         18650 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC H.Needham            SCC MAIN PAC 133         16675 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN PAC 133         17439 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17008 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17901 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17791 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC N.Caselli            Davis Cntr Davis 119     18357 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC J.Hawthorne          West Sac WSC 219         17843 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


COMM 305    Oral Interpretation    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 or ESLR 320 with a grade of "C" or better
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 forms, including Western and Non-Western forms of literature. Theoretical issues and historical developments are examined and applied to the current performance trends in solo, duo, and interpreters' theater. The focus is on audience analysis, selection and thematic analysis of literature, discussion and application of vocal and physiological delivery techniques, program performance, and post-performance evaluation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 124         18322 
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On-Campus


COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Recommended concurrent enrollment in COMM 270.
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 introduces students to the role of argument in public discourse. Students develop presentational skills necessary for public advocacy. Assignments include researching, preparing, and presenting sound arguments, as well as developing strategies for refuting others' arguments. Students will explore areas of social, economic, and political controversy through the format of academic debate. Video taping equipment may be used as an aid to the student's self-analysis and improvement.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Toney              SCC MAIN PAC 134         17203 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         16676 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         18806 Textbook
On-Campus


COMM 315    Persuasion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     18210 
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Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the exploration of communication skills associated with establishing and maintaining satisfying interpersonal relationships. Through theory, discussion, simulations, and structured exercises, students will explore various approaches to successful communication in interpersonal contexts. This course strives to increase an individual's interpersonal personal communication effectiveness through heightened awareness and greater skill as both a sender and receiver of shared messages.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 134         17488 
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TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 202         17489 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 201         17440 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     19758 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17261 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 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 D3; 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 communication in U.S. domestic situations. Variations and commonalities in communication patterns across cultures are examined. Communication processes and outcomes between persons of different cultural backgrounds are also explored. Practical application of factors which influence communication between individuals of different cultures is emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 134         16364 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 134         19773 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 133         18135 Textbook
On-Campus


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in COMM 270.
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 is designed to increase students' understanding of group communication and to prepare students to function more effectively in groups. The course primarily focuses on communication in task and social groups, and assignments will include oral presentations (individual and/or group). The course addresses communication concepts and behaviors related to problem solving, decision making, leadership, group roles, norms, and conformity.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Jeppeson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         16680 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 134         18136 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Jeppeson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         16679 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 124         17204 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 116         17441 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN PAC 133         17009 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC N.Caselli            Davis Cntr Davis 119     18415 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

M         05:30PM-08:55PM LEC J.Hawthorne          West Sac WSC 215         18358 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


COMM 335    Conflict Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 and ESLW 310 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the communication behaviors involved in the process of interpersonal, work group, and organizational conflicts. Course content will focus on conceptual understanding of theoretical foundations in the social sciences. Application and activities will address the components of conflict and the strategies by which conflict may effectively be managed in personal and professional settings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 124         18551 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 134         17999 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 124         19778 Textbook
On-Campus


COMM 351    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: ENGWR 384 and JOUR 310
Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D4; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an interdisciplinary course exploring aspects of communication and the impact of mass media on the individual and society. The survey includes basic communication models, books, magazines, newspapers, recordings, movies, radio, television, advertising, public relations, the Internet, theories of communication, relationships between mass media and business and government, and processes and effects from a social science perspective. (Credit may be awarded for only one section of either COMM 351, ENGWR 384, or JOUR 310.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           17864 
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On-Campus

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC D.Blunk              Davis Cntr Davis 212     17507 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in COMM 270.
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 basic skills and introductory concepts necessary for effective communication in a variety of settings with a variety of audiences. Special emphasis is placed on practical experiences within groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, and methods of conflict resolution. As part of this course, students will be required to actively participate in groups and deliver individual and group oral presentations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 124         18041 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 202         17118 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN PAC 133         19779 Textbook
On-Campus


COMM 374    Forensics Laboratory    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: COMM 301 or COMM 311 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: Through individualized instruction and participation in public speaking events, academic debate, literature interpretation, public campaigns, and/or training presentations, students will develop listening skills, organization skills, and the ability to recognize matters of political, social, and economic importance. This course helps students develop their skills as critical thinkers and competent speakers. This is a lecture/laboratory course giving practice in preparing for and participating in the Student Speaker's Bureau and/or Intercollegiate Forensics competition. Areas of interest include debate, persuasive speaking, oral interpretation of literature, impromptu speaking, expository speaking, readers' theater, training presentations and campaign development. Field trips to tournaments or other speaking events may be required. The course is open entry/open exit and may be taken four times for a maximum of twelve units. Students earn 1 unit of credit for every 18 hours of lecture or 54 hours of lab.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       02:25PM-02:50PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         16677 
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TTh       02:25PM-02:50PM LEC J.Toney              SCC MAIN PAC 134         16677 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-06:05PM LAB J.Anderson           SCC MAIN PAC 134           
On-Campus

TTh       03:00PM-06:05PM LAB J.Toney              SCC MAIN PAC 134           
On-Campus


COMM 495    Independent Studies in Communication    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regular offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among college, faculty members, and students. Independent studies in communication offers students a chance to do research that is more typical of industry and graduate student work. This course may be taken four times providing there is no duplication of content areas. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Anderson            TBA TBA                 20447 
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On-Campus

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2013