Spring 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESLW 30    Novice-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ESLR 30 and ESLL 30 or other ESL courses at the appropriate level. Advise adult school before taking ESLW 30.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this Novice-High writing course, students will learn simple sentences and paragraph structures. This course is an introduction to writing in English for non-native speakers who plan to take college courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
WF        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Keen               SCC MAIN RHS 228         17357 
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TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN BUS 239         18062 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Gere               West Sac WSC 215         17358 Textbook
TTh       10:45AM-12:50PM LEC R.Harroun            West Sac WSC 215         17545 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLW 40    Intermediate-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility is determined by the Sacramento City College assessment process or by completion of ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: ESL 92, ESLL 40 and ESLR 40, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will learn to write multiple drafts of paragraphs with a clear beginning, middle, and end while developing correct sentence structure at the Intermediate-Low level. They will learn to use critical thinking skills and level-appropriate grammar in their writing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC S.Whetstone          SCC MAIN RHS 228         18240 
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F         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC S.Whetstone          SCC MAIN RHS 229         18240 Textbook
On-Campus    

TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 229         17363 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus    

MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC D.Michell            West Sac WSC 221         17724 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLW 50    Intermediate-Mid Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: Eligibility is determined by the Sacramento City College assessment process or completion of ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: ESL 92, ESLL 50, ESLR 50, and ESLG 50, or other English as a Second Language courses at the appropriate level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a course for non-native English speakers at the Intermediate-Mid Level that focuses first on the development of paragraph writing in a variety of rhetorical modes through guided writing and practice. By the end of the semester, students will be writing multi-paragraph essays. Students will learn techniques essential to essay writing and continue to develop sentence structure skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Muther             SCC MAIN RHS 311         17374 
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Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus    

TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC J.Guzman             SCC MAIN RHS 270         17375 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus    

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC S.Muther             SCC MAIN RHS 311         17376 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus        

TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC N.Tillement          West Sac WSC 214         18241 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLW 85    Parts of Speech    2 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 40 and ESLR 40 with grades of "C" or better OR ENGWR 40 with a grade of "C" or better; OR, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the most important parts of speech in English. Students will learn to identify and use nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, verbs, prepositions, and conjunctions in basic sentences.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Gere               West Sac WSC 216         19457 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ESLW 86    Spelling    2 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 40 and ESLW 40 with grades of "C" or better OR completion of ENGWR 40 with a grade of "C" or better; OR, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for students who need to improve their spelling. It includes an introduction to the basic spelling rules and patterns of English. Students will also learn to recognize and differentiate homophones and to recognize and utilize common affixes and plurals. Students will develop competence in the ability to spell.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       10:45AM-12:50PM LEC S.Maastricht         West Sac WSC 214         21232 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ESLW 310    Intermediate-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 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 SCC assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 92, ESLG 310 and ESLR 310, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students at the High-Intermediate level will develop their ability to respond to a variety of essay assignments. They will use the writing process to produce developed, organized and unified essays. They will practice critical thinking skills through class discussion and written response to readings. They will refine their ability to control a range of grammatical structures.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Brodeur            SCC MAIN BUS 239         17342 
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Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus    

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC R.Cervin             SCC MAIN RHS 270         17341 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus    

TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC L.Leek               SCC MAIN RHS 270         17343 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

MW        05:15PM-07:20PM LEC S.Tinti              SCC MAIN BUS 140         20629 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus


ESLW 320    Advanced-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 93, ESLG 320, and ESLR 320, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will use critical thinking skills and the writing process to produce a variety of focused, developed, and organized essays at the Advanced-Low level. The course emphasizes the development of ideas in body paragraphs and the analysis and use of readings as a basis for ideas in essays. Sentence variety and the mechanics of English in the context of the essay are also covered in the course. Essays incorporate ideas and quotations from outside sources as well as personal experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 229         17349 
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Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus        

MW        05:15PM-07:20PM LEC V.Hawes              SCC MAIN RHS 270         20630 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC B.Toupadakis         SCC MAIN RHS 229         17350 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus        


ESLW 340    Advanced Composition    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 320 and ESLW 320 with grades of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL writing and grammar courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 93, ESLW 341 and ESLR 340, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a); CSU Area A2; AA/AS Writing Competency
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes advanced writing and critical thinking skills that are essential for successful completion of a four-year college program. Writing assignments include expository and argumentative prose based on analysis of a variety of readings. Students write a minimum of 8,500 words divided among 6-8 essays, including one fully documented research paper and two to three in-class essays. This course satisfies the Writing Competency for AA/AS graduation requirement and the California State University General Education-Breadth requirements for Area A2 and may satisfy some required composition coursework at California State Universities.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 270         17725 
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On-Campus    


ESLW 341    Developing Editing Skills and Advanced Grammar Review for ESL Writers    2 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 320 with a grade of "C" or better and either ESL W 320 or higher with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in ESLW 320 or higher; OR ENGRW 100 with a grade of "C" or better; OR concurrent enrollment in ENGWR 100; OR, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to increase awareness of common higher level ESL grammar errors typical to the composition process. Reading, writing, and editing assignments focus on improved analysis and the development of self-help strategies. Assignments focus on sentence structure and the English verb system. This course is most beneficial when taken concurrently with an advanced writing course. This course may be taken before or after ESLW 342. ESLW 341 may be taken for a letter grade or for credit/no credit grading.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
MW        02:45PM-04:20PM LEC V.Hawes              SCC MAIN BUS 239         20632 
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On-Campus


ESLW 342    Building Editing Skills and Advanced Grammar Review for ESL Writers    2 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 320 with a grade of "C" or better and either ESL W 320 or higher with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in ESLW 320 or higher; OR ENGRW 100 with a grade of "C" or better; OR concurrent enrollment in ENGWR 100; OR, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to increase awareness of common higher level ESL grammar errors typical to the composition process. Reading, writing, and editing assignments focus on improved analysis and the development of self-help strategies. Assignments focus on clarity, conciseness, and punctuation. This course is most beneficial when taken concurrently with an advanced writing course. This course may be taken before or after ESLW 341. ESLW 342 may be taken for a letter grade or for Pass/No Pass grading.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MW        02:45PM-04:20PM LEC V.Hawes              SCC MAIN BUS 239         20633 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012