Spring 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESLR 30    Novice-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ESLL 30 and ESLW 30 or other ESL courses at the appropriate level; advise adult school before taking ESLR 30.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on reading words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs in short texts at the Novice-High level. Students will learn core vocabulary, spelling rules, phonetics, and grammar necessary to understand short readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
WF        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC S.Whetstone          SCC MAIN RHS 270         25168 
Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC N.Maffly             SCC MAIN RHS 270         25170 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC C.Wong               West Sac WSC 215         25172 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Gere               West Sac WSC 215         26704 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 40    Intermediate-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility is determined by the Sacramento City College assessment process or completion of ESLR 30 with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisite: ESLR 90
Advisory: ESLL 40 and ESLW 40, or other English as a Second Language courses at the appropriate level
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-Low level with an emphasis on building vocabulary and literal comprehension, and increasing fluency. Students will discuss and write about readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Keen               SCC MAIN RHS 228         25182 
Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC S.Maastricht         SCC MAIN BUS 239         26988 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-09:35PM LEC D.Dayton             SCC MAIN RHS 228         25184 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC S.Muther             West Sac WSC 216         25952 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

All students in ESLR 40 must also register for one section of ESLR 90, the ESL Center.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 50    Intermediate-Mid Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility is determined by the Sacramento City College assessment process or completion of ESLR 90 with a grade of "C" and ESLR 40 with a grade of "C "or better.
Corequisite: ESLR 91
Advisory: ESLL 50, ESLW 50, ESLG 50, or other English as a Second Language courses at the appropriate level
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-Mid level, with an emphasis on vocabulary expansion, literal comprehension, inference, and dictionary skills. Students will practice critical thinking skills to understand, analyze, discuss, and write responses to ideas expressed in readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN BUS 239         25202 
Textbook
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC R.Cervin             SCC MAIN BUS 239         25204 Textbook
TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 270         25206 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       10:45AM-12:50PM LEC S.Muther             West Sac WSC 214         28288 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

All students in ESLR 50 must also register for one section of ESLR 91, the ESL Center.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 90    ESL Center: Intermediate-Low Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 30, ESLR 30, or ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement in level 40 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-low level. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. This course is graded credit/no credit and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this course a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Toupadakis         SCC MAIN RHS 328         25926 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         25928 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Keen               SCC MAIN RHS 328         25930 Textbook
On-Campus
If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

W         10:45AM-12:35PM LAB C.Gere               West Sac WSC 220         25946 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 91    ESL Center: Intermediate-Mid Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 40, ESLR 40, or ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement in level 50 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-mid level. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. The course is graded credit/no credit and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this class a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Toupadakis         SCC MAIN RHS 328         25932 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 328         25958 Textbook
W         08:30AM-10:20AM LAB G.Nuttall            West Sac WSC 220         28290 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 92    ESL Center: Intermediate-High Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 50, ESLR 50, or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement in level 310 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-high level. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. The course is graded credit/no credit and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this class a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         25936 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         28178 Textbook
On-Campus
If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 93    ESL Center: Advanced-Low Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 310, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement in level 320 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one English as a Second Language course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the advanced-low level. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. The course is graded credit/no credit and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this class a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 328         25938 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Muther             SCC MAIN RHS 328         25940 Textbook
On-Campus
If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 310    Intermediate-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility is determined by the Sacramento City College assessment process or completion of ESLR 91 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 50 with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisite: ESLR 92
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLG 310 and ESLW 310, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-High level with an emphasis on speed, vocabulary expansion, and comprehension of ideas, and introduces students to library use. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC A.Luersen            SCC MAIN RHS 270         25134 
Textbook
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC A.Luersen            SCC MAIN RHS 229         25134 Textbook
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 228         25136 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 229         25138 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended

TTh       07:30PM-09:35PM LEC J.Brodeur            SCC MAIN RHS 270         25140 Textbook
On-Campus


ESLR 320    Advanced-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility is determined by the Sacramento City College assessment process or completion of ESLR 92 with a grade of "P" and completion of ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisite: ESLR 93
Advisory: ESLG 320 and ESLW 320, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on refining academic reading skills at the Advanced-Low level with an emphasis on speed, vocabulary expansion, and analytical comprehension. Students will expand their skills in using the library to practice research. Students will use critical thinking skills to paraphrase, summarize, and synthesize readings. They will also do extensive discussion and writing based on critical analysis of readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Stefani            SCC MAIN RHS 229         26706 
Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended    

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN RHS 311         26990 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended    

TTh       07:30PM-09:35PM LEC D.Leonard            SCC MAIN RHS 229         25156 Textbook
On-Campus


ESLR 340    Advanced Reading Skills Through Literature    4 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility is determined by the Sacramento City College assessment process or completion of ESLR 93 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: ESL 93, ESLW 340, or ESLW 341, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to improve vocabulary and reading skills for the advanced ESL learner. Students will gain an appreciation of various forms of literature from a variety of cultural groups. Students will also examine the historical and cultural environments in which the literature was created. Reading selections include essays, poetry, drama, short stories and novels. This course emphasizes critical thinking and reading skills needed for academic performance: (1) vocabulary development, (2) analysis and comprehension skills, (3) flexibility of reading rate. The course also emphasizes the comparison and contrast of universal and metaphorical themes. This course fulfills the Reading Competency requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN BUS 239         27120 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011