Fall 2013 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 into ENGWR 300 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: academic, professional, social, and political. Students develop skills in ethical research, analytical thinking and listening, organization and outlining, and effective verbal and nonverbal delivery of messages for diverse audiences. Each student will complete a minimum of twenty-two minutes of evaluated speaking time. This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. Students conduct primary and secondary research to create informative and persuasive oral presentations, and incorporate this research into formal outlines using APA or MLA style citations. 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: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
TTh       02:30PM-05:40PM LEC N.Caselli            SCC MAIN BUS 107         19549 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:30PM-04:40PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 133         17807 Textbook
On-Campus

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MW        01:30PM-04:40PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 133         18366 Textbook
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN BUS 240         17369 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         17123 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN PAC 133         16510 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         17460 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.White              SCC MAIN PAC 116         20172 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20172 - as of 8/1/13
On-Campus

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 133         17611 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         17461 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 133         16856 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 124         16974 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.White              SCC MAIN PAC 133         16934 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 133         18372 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 124         16511 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 133         16973 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 124         18002 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 133         16512 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC M.Severson           SCC MAIN PAC 124         18003 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 133         17124 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     16772 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17481 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17420 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC H.Needham            Davis Cntr Davis 119     17803 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW        03:15PM-04:35PM LEC J.Hawthorne          West Sac WSC 219         17449 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 into ENGWR 300 through the assessment process.
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. (C-ID COMM 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 134         17772 
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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 into ENGWR 300 through the assessment process
Advisory: COMM 301 with a grade of "C" or better and 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. (C-ID COMM 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     SCC MAIN PAC 134         16935 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         16513 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         18119 Textbook
On-Campus


COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 101 or ESLW 310 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. (C-ID COMM 130)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TTh       02:30PM-05:40PM LEC N.Caselli            SCC MAIN BUS 107         17125 
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On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 202         17163 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 202         17164 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     18370 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     16982 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 emphasizing the various aspects of United States culture and global impacts. Variations and commonalities in communication patterns across cultures are examined. Communication processes and outcomes between persons of different cultural backgrounds are also explored. The course stresses practical application of factors that influence communication between individuals of different cultures. (C-ID COMM 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 202         18373 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 202         16229 Textbook
On-Campus


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300 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 understand and analyze group dynamics and to function more effectively in task and social groups. The course addresses communication concepts and behaviors including problem solving, decision making, leadership, group roles, norms, and conformity. Each student will complete a minimum of twenty-two minutes of evaluated speaking time through oral presentations (individual and/or group). This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. Students conduct primary and secondary research to create informative and persuasive oral presentations, and incorporate this research into formal outlines using APA or MLA style citations. 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 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Jeppeson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         17674 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Jeppeson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         16515 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 134         16936 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN BUS 240         17126 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN PAC 134         16773 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17843 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

M         05:30PM-08:55PM LEC S.Johnson            West Sac WSC 215         17804 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 101 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 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 202         17936 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 202         17562 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 105         18374 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 into ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 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.) (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           17451 
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On-Campus

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Heimer             Off Campus Davis         17179 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davinci High School, Room 15, 1400 East 8th St, 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 into ENGWR 300 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: In this course, students analyze and practice effective communication in a variety of settings with diverse audiences. Focus is placed on effective communication in groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, and methods of managing conflict, as well as message design and delivery for multiple purposes and to diverse audiences. Students are required to actively participate in groups and deliver individual and group oral presentations. Each student will complete a minimum of twenty-two minutes of evaluated speaking time through oral presentations. This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. Students conduct primary and secondary research to create informative and persuasive oral presentations, and incorporate this research into formal outlines using APA or MLA style citations. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         18375 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 120         17595 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         16857 Textbook
On-Campus


COMM 374    Forensics Laboratory    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: COMM 301 or COMM 311 with grades 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, and/or public campaigns and performances, students will develop speaking, organization, and listening skills, as well as 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 Intercollegiate Forensics competition and the Public Debate Initiative. 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. (C-ID COMM 160B)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LEC P.White              SCC MAIN PAC 134         16514 
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1 Unit - 18 hours lecture.
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 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Redmond             TBA TBA                 20046 
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On-Campus

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014