Spring 2015 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESLW 30    Novice-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in 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 students who plan to take college courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Maffly             SCC MAIN BUS 140         16708 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Muther             SCC MAIN RHS 311         17164 Textbook
Web-enhanced
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC R.Harroun            West Sac WSC 214         18140 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ESLW 40    Intermediate-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 44, 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 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Maffly             SCC MAIN RHS 221         17284 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC R.Cervin             SCC MAIN RHS 228         18398 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC V.Hawes              SCC MAIN RHS 270         16712 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC D.Loomis             West Sac WSC 217         16947 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLW 50    Intermediate-Mid Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 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 Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 54, 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 students 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 17-May 20
MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 229         16720 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN RHS 228         16721 Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus


ESLW 86    Spelling    2 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 40 and ESLR 40 with grades of "C" or better OR completion of ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the Los Rios 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: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       11:45AM-12:35PM LEC D.Michell            West Sac WSC 220         18720 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ESLW 310    Intermediate-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 50 or ESL 53 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 94, 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 Intermediate-High 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 17-May 20
TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Stefani            SCC MAIN RHS 228         16697 
Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus    

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN RHS 311         16698 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus


ESLW 320    Advanced-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 310 or ESL 315 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 95, 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 17-May 20
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 229         18081 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus


ESLW 340    Advanced Composition    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 320 and either ESLW 320 or ESL 325 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 95, ESLW 341 and ESLR 340, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level. LIBR 318 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a); AA/AS Writing Competency; CSU Area A2
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 7000 words divided among six to eight 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC J.Prado              SCC MAIN RHS 221         16948 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 14, 2015