Spring 2014 Class Schedule (SCC)



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COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300 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: academic, professional, social, and political. Students develop skills in ethical research, analytical thinking and listening, organization and outlining, and effective verbal and nonverbal delivery of messages for diverse audiences. Each student will complete a minimum of twenty-two minutes of evaluated speaking time. This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. Students conduct primary and secondary research to create informative and persuasive oral presentations, and incorporate this research into formal outlines using APA or MLA style citations. Recording equipment may be used as an aid to the student's self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
MW        01:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 124         17613 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
MW        01:30PM-04:50PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 124         17509 Textbook
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TTh       02:30PM-05:20PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN RHN 228         18301 Textbook
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TTh       09:30AM-12:40PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     20569 Textbook
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Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC K.Cantrell           SCC MAIN PAC 133         17508 Textbook
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         16611 Textbook
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN PAC 133         18202 Textbook
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         17647 Textbook
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F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 133         18203 Textbook
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 133         16920 Textbook
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 133         17262 Textbook
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 133         17036 Textbook
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 133         17005 Textbook
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F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 133         17333 Textbook
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN BUS 107         17742 Textbook
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 133         17035 Textbook
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MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Hawthorne          SCC MAIN BUS 203         17138 Textbook
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MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN BUS 203         17138 Textbook
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M         05:30PM-08:55PM LEC S.Johnson            SCC MAIN PAC 124         17139 Textbook
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TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     16832 Textbook
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Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17382 Textbook
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Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC H.Needham            Davis Cntr Davis 119     17876 Textbook
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Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC N.Caselli            West Sac WSC 217         18793 Textbook
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC H.Needham            West Sac WSC 216         17674 Textbook
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


COMM 305    Oral Interpretation    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300 through the assessment process.
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. (C-ID COMM 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 124         20037 
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MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 134         17856 Textbook
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COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300 through the assessment process
Advisory: COMM 301 with a grade of "C" or better and 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. (C-ID COMM 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         17510 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Anderson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         16613 Textbook
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Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     SCC MAIN PAC 134         17334 Textbook
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17993 Textbook
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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 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 202         17335 
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COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 101 or ESLW 310 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. (C-ID COMM 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 202         18994 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 202         17174 Textbook
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TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN BUS 223         17671 Textbook
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 202         17901 Textbook
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MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Severson           Davis Cntr Davis 119     17044 Textbook
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Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC P.White              West Sac WSC 217         19731 Textbook
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 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 emphasizing the various aspects of United States culture and global impacts. Variations and commonalities in communication patterns across cultures are examined. Communication processes and outcomes between persons of different cultural backgrounds are also explored. The course stresses practical application of factors that influence communication between individuals of different cultures. (C-ID COMM 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 202         17734 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Redmond            SCC MAIN PAC 202         16386 Textbook
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 134         18204 Textbook
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COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300 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 understand and analyze group dynamics and to function more effectively in task and social groups. The course addresses communication concepts and behaviors including problem solving, decision making, leadership, group roles, norms, and conformity. Each student will complete a minimum of twenty-two minutes of evaluated speaking time through oral presentations (individual and/or group). This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. Students conduct primary and secondary research to create informative and persuasive oral presentations, and incorporate this research into formal outlines using APA or MLA style citations. Recording equipment may be used as an aid to the student's self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Jeppeson           SCC MAIN PAC 134         16614 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC N.Caselli            SCC MAIN PAC 134         16615 Textbook
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Caselli            SCC MAIN PAC 134         17672 Textbook
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 134         17140 Textbook
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Petite             SCC MAIN PAC 134         17141 Textbook
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.White              West Sac WSC 214         17797 Textbook
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


COMM 335    Conflict Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 and ESLW 310 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 202         17743 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Fabionar           SCC MAIN PAC 202         17963 Textbook
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TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC K.Church             SCC MAIN PAC 202         18205 Textbook
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COMM 351    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: ENGWR 384 and JOUR 310
Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 through the assessment process
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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.) (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           17599 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Heimer             Davis Cntr Davis 114     17183 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Haag               West Sac WSC 115         19742 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300 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: In this course, students analyze and practice effective communication in a variety of settings with diverse audiences. Focus is placed on effective communication in groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, and methods of managing conflict, as well as message design and delivery for multiple purposes and to diverse audiences. Students are required to actively participate in groups and deliver individual and group oral presentations. Each student will complete a minimum of twenty-two minutes of evaluated speaking time through oral presentations. This course is designed for students who already have college-level writing skills. Students conduct primary and secondary research to create informative and persuasive oral presentations, and incorporate this research into formal outlines using APA or MLA style citations. Recording equipment may be used as an aid to the student's self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and is available on campus.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 134         16921 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Harris-Jenkinson   SCC MAIN PAC 134         17673 Textbook
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COMM 495    Independent Studies in Communication    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regular offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among college, faculty members, and students. Independent studies in communication offers students a chance to do research that is more typical of industry and graduate student work. This course may be taken four times providing there is no duplication of content areas. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Redmond             TBA TBA                 20613 
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Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 11, 2014