Spring 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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, Jan 15-Mar 14
MW        01:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN T05             28122 
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On-Campus

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MW        01:30PM-04:10PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN T05             27746 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC H.Needham            West Sac WSC 217         27396 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC N.Caselli            SCC MAIN T05             27744 Textbook
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN T05             24964 Textbook
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN T05             26566 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN BUS 223         26952 Textbook
On-Campus

Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN T05             31438 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 31438 - as of 12/13/10
On-Campus

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN T05             25868 Textbook
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN T05             28266 Textbook
Web-enhanced

F         10:45AM-01:50PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN T06             27160 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN T05             26182 Textbook
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN TEC 206         28614 Textbook
Web-enhanced

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN T05             26076 Textbook
Web-enhanced

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     SCC MAIN T05             26180 Textbook
Web-enhanced

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN TEC 206         24966 Textbook
Web-enhanced

M         06:00PM-09:20PM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN BUS 236         26568 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN T05             28568 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 105     25648 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 104     29974 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 105     27326 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

Su        05:00PM-08:05PM LEC S.Ybarra             West Sac WSC 219         28354 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Fabionar           West Sac WSC 323         31399 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 31399 - as of 12/2/10
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


COMM 305    Oral Interpretation    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN T04 1           29756 
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On-Campus


COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN TEC 102         24968 
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MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN T04 1           27748 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC S.Ybarra             SCC MAIN T04 1           27162 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN T05             27164 
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On-Campus


COMM 316    Advanced Argumentation and Critical Thinking    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; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The primary emphasis of this course is on argumentation as the study of analysis, evidence, reasoning, refutation, and rebuttal, in written, oral, and visual communication. Significant components of instruction will be in written argumentation, with special attention to the essay form. Students write a minimum of 8,000 words divided among at least five essays all of which require research. Curriculum includes "critical thinking" approaches to commercial, legal, political, and academic argumentation and persuasion.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN TEC 206         27750 
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On-Campus


COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 50 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN TEC 110         26664 
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TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN T04 1           28348 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN BUS 238         30199 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 105     26210 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 105     29482 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.


COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN T04 1           24344 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN TEC 206         28572 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 105     29448 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Jeppeson           SCC MAIN TEC 206         28350 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Jeppeson           SCC MAIN AUD 34          24972 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Caselli            SCC MAIN AUD 34          24970 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN TEC 110         24974 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN TEC 206         26570 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN TEC 206         26572 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC K.Cantrell           West Sac WSC 214         29436 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


COMM 335    Conflict Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN TEC 206         28616 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN TEC 206         30880 Textbook
On-Campus


COMM 351    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: ENGWR 384 and JOUR 310
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           28008 
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On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Blunk              Davis Cntr Davis 103     26698 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.


COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN TEC 110         28352 
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Web-enhanced

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN TEC 110         25870 Textbook
Web-enhanced

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN TEC 206         26666 Textbook
Web-enhanced

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: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       02:25PM-02:50PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN T09 1           29438 
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TTh       03:00PM-06:05PM LAB K.Church             SCC MAIN T09 1             
1, 2, or 3 Units
On-Campus

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011