Spring 2012 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 14-Mar 12
MW        01:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN T05             18679 
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On-Campus

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MW        01:30PM-04:10PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN T05             18507 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 18507
On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-05:20PM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN RHS 220         21249 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 21249 - as of 1/26/12
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC F.Winters            West Sac WSC 217         18356 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Jeppeson           SCC MAIN T05             18506 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 18506
On-Campus

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN T05             17995 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 17995
On-Campus

TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Jeppeson           SCC MAIN T05             17256 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN BUS 143         20432 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN T05             20433 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN T05             17685 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Cantrell           SCC MAIN T05             19286 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN TEC 105         18160 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 18160
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN T05             18731 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 18731
On-Campus

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN T05             17828 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN T05             18258 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN T05             17781 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 17781
On-Campus

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN BUS 205         18876 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 18876
On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN T05             17827 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN TEC 206         17257 Textbook
On-Campus

M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN BUS 236         17996 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 17996
On-Campus

MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC J.Toney              Davis Cntr Davis 119     19091 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17580 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     18324 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC F.Winters            West Sac WSC 115         18765 Textbook
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 14-May 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN T04 1           19048 
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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 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN TEC 105         17258 
Textbook
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On-Campus

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN PAC 34          18508 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Toney              SCC MAIN T04 1           18259 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     19442 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN T04 1           18260 
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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 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN BUS 107         18040 
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On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN T04 1           18762 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 18762
On-Campus

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN T07 1           19132 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17841 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     18973 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN T04 1           16981 
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On-Campus

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN T07 1           18861 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 18861
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN BUS 203         20434 Textbook
Web-enhanced - 20434
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     20299 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 34          18763 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 34          17260 Textbook
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC N.Caselli            SCC MAIN PAC 34          17259 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 34          17997 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN TEC 102         17998 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC N.Caselli            West Sac WSC 214         18955 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 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN TEC 206         18877 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN BUS 223         19245 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN T07 1           20436 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 14-May 16
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           18626 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Blunk              Davis Cntr Davis 119     18057 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN T05             18764 
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On-Campus

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN FIA 111         17686 Textbook
Web-enhanced
On-Campus

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN T04 1           18041 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 14-May 16
TTh       02:25PM-02:50PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN T09 1           18956 
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TTh       03:00PM-06:05PM LAB J.Anderson           SCC MAIN T09 1             
1, 2, or 3 Units
On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012