Fall 2015 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESL 44    Intermediate-Low Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the intermediate-low level in an independent and/or in small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, pronunciation and listening skills, composition and writing, and/or workplace skills. This is an open-entry open-exit course. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. Students may earn up to one-half unit per semester by completing 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         18188 
Textbook
Students may register for a maximum of .5 unit per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Leonard            SCC MAIN RHS 328         18564 Textbook
Students may register for a maximum of .5 unit per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus


ESL 54    Intermediate-Mid Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 40, ESLR 40, or ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the intermediate-mid level in an independent and/or in small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, pronunciation and listening skills, composition and writing, and/or workplace skills. This is an open-entry open-exit course. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. Students may earn up to one-half unit per semester by completing 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Toupadakis         SCC MAIN RHS 328         18189 
Textbook
Students may register for a maximum of .5 units per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus


ESL 55    Intermediate-Mid Integrated Reading and Writing    6 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 40 and ESLR 40 with grades of "C" or better and ESLR 90 with a grade of "P"; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLR 91. Both ESL 55 and ESLR 91 are prerequisites for ESLR 310 and ESL 315. Enrollment in ESL 54 for extra support is advised.
Hours: 108 hours LEC
Description: This integrated-skills course focuses on developing academic reading and writing skills at the Intermediate-Mid level. Emphasis is on vocabulary expansion, literal comprehension, inference, and academic writing skills in multi-paragraph essays. Reading and writing topics are integrated; students will practice critical thinking skills to understand, analyze, discuss, and write academic compositions based on ideas expressed in readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       08:30AM-11:40AM LEC G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN RHS 221         19699 
Textbook
On-Campus


ESL 94    Intermediate-High Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 50, ESLR 50, or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course.
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the intermediate-high level in an independent and/or in small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, pronunciation and listening skills, composition and writing, and/or workplace skills. This is an open-entry open-exit course. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. Students may earn up to one-half unit per semester by completing 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. The course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN RHS 328         18190 
Textbook
Students may register for a maximum of .5 units per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus


ESL 95    Advanced Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 310, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the advanced levels in an independent and/or in small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, pronunciation and listening skills, composition and writing, and/or workplace skills. This is an open-entry open-exit course. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. Students may earn up to one-half unit per semester by completing 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN RHS 328         18191 
Textbook
Students may register for a maximum of .5 units per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus


ESL 114    Career Communication Skills: Intermediate    4 Units

Prerequisite: Any TWO level 50 core ESL courses (ESLG 50, ESLW 50, ESLL 50, ESLR 50) with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 94.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course gives students the opportunity to develop oral and written communication skills needed for success in job searches and career development. Students discuss cultural practices and learn language patterns applicable to the hiring process.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN RHS 228         18212 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
Typing skills advised for in-class writing on computers.
On-Campus


ESL 315    Intermediate-High Integrated Reading and Writing    6 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 50 and ESLR 50 with grades of "C" or better and ESLR 91 with a grade of "P"; or ESL 53 with a grade of "C" or better and ESLR 91 with a grade of "P"; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios District, placement through the Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLR 92. Both ESL 315 and ESLR 92 are prerequisites for ESLR 320 and for ESL 325. Enrollment in ESL 94 for extra support is advised.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 108 hours LEC
Description: This integrated-skills course focuses on strengthening academic reading and writing skills at the Intermediate-High level. The emphasis is on vocabulary expansion, comprehension, inference and analysis, and developing the ability to respond to readings through a variety of essay assignments. Students will use critical thinking skills to understand, paraphrase, summarize, and respond orally and in writing to ideas expressed in fiction and non-fiction readings. They will refine their ability to control a range of grammatical structures. Students will also learn to use the library. Students will be assigned a minimum of 4,000 words including in-class essays and a final exam.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       08:30AM-11:40AM LEC D.Leonard            SCC MAIN RHS 228         19703 
Textbook
On-Campus


ESL 325    Advanced-Low Integrated Reading and Writing    6 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 310 and ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better, AND ESLR 92 with a grade of "P"; OR ESL 315 with a grade of "C" or better and ESLR 92 with a grade of "P"; OR, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: ESLR 93 (ESL Center: Advanced-Low Reading Skills in ESL) with a grade of "P"; Both ESL 325 and ESLR 93 are prerequisites for ESLR 340. Enrollment in ESL 95 for extra support is advised.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 108 hours LEC
Description: This course integrates college reading and writing skills with an emphasis on reading analysis, academic vocabulary, and essay writing. The writing process will be used to produce well-developed essays with appropriate citations of outside sources. Students will be assigned a minimum of 6,000 words including in-class essays and a final exam. Students will also work on building a flexible reading rate, completing library research tasks, and evaluating and synthesizing various reading materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        08:30AM-11:40AM LEC D.Leonard            SCC MAIN RHS 229         19705 
Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 1, 2015