Spring 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESL 34    Novice-High Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course.
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the novice-high level in an independent or small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics related to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, pronunciation and listening skills, composition and writing, or workplace skills. This is an open-entry open-exit course. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. Students may earn up to one-half unit per semester by completing 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  SCC MAIN RHS 328         18977 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
Students may register for a maximum of .5 units per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus


ESL 44    Intermediate-Low Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the intermediate-low level in an independent and/or in small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, pronunciation and listening skills, composition and writing, and/or workplace skills. This is an open-entry open-exit course. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. Students may earn up to one-half unit per semester by completing 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  SCC MAIN RHS 328         18383 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
Students may register for a maximum of .5 units per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Leonard            SCC MAIN RHS 328         18663 Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
Students may register for a maximum of .5 units per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus


ESL 54    Intermediate-Mid Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 40, ESLR 40, or ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the intermediate-mid level in an independent and/or in small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, pronunciation and listening skills, composition and writing, and/or workplace skills. This is an open-entry open-exit course. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. Students may earn up to one-half unit per semester by completing 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Prado              SCC MAIN RHS 328         18390 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
Students may register for a maximum of .5 units per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus


ESL 94    Intermediate-High Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESL 55, ESLL 50, ESLR 50, or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course.
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the intermediate-high level in an independent and small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, pronunciation and listening skills, composition and writing, and workplace skills. This is an open-entry open-exit course. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. Students may earn up to one-half unit per semester by completing 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. The course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Whetstone          SCC MAIN RHS 328         18391 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
Students may register for a maximum of .5 units per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus


ESL 95    Advanced Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESL 315, ESLG 310, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the advanced levels in an independent and in small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, pronunciation and listening skills, composition and writing, and workplace skills. This is an open-entry open-exit course. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. Students may earn up to one-half unit per semester by completing 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 328         18392 
Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
Students may register for a maximum of .5 units per semester for which they complete 27 hours of work. This course may be taken for a maximum of 1.5 units over 3 semesters, using different modules.
On-Campus


ESL 315    Intermediate-High Integrated Reading and Writing    6 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 50 and ESLR 50 with grades of "C" or better and ESLR 91 with a grade of "P"; or ESL 55 with a grade of "C" or better and ESLR 91 with a grade of "P"; 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 ESLR 92. Both ESL 315 and ESLR 92 are prerequisites for ESLR 320 and for ESL 325. Enrollment in ESL 94 for extra support is advised.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 108 hours LEC
Description: This integrated-skills course focuses on strengthening academic reading and writing skills at the Intermediate-High level. The emphasis is on vocabulary expansion, comprehension, inference and analysis, and developing the ability to respond to readings through a variety of essay assignments. 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. They will refine their ability to control a range of grammatical structures. Students will also learn to use the library. Students will be assigned a minimum of 4,000 words including in-class essays and a final exam.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       08:30AM-11:40AM LEC D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 221         18573 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus


ESL 325    Advanced-Low Integrated Reading and Writing    6 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 310 and ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better, AND ESLR 92 with a grade of "P"; OR ESL 315 with a grade of "C" or better and ESLR 92 with a grade of "P"; OR, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: ESLR 93 (ESL Center: Advanced-Low Reading Skills in ESL) with a grade of "P"; Both ESL 325 and ESLR 93 are prerequisites for ESLR 340. Enrollment in ESL 95 for extra support is advised.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 108 hours LEC
Description: This course integrates college reading and writing skills with an emphasis on reading analysis, academic vocabulary, and essay writing. The writing process will be used to produce well-developed essays with appropriate citations of outside sources. Students will be assigned a minimum of 6,000 words including in-class essays and a final exam. Students will also work on building a flexible reading rate, completing library research tasks, and evaluating and synthesizing various reading materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       08:30AM-11:40AM LEC S.Muther             SCC MAIN RHS 228         18574 
Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 12, 2017