Spring 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESLR 30    Novice-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on reading words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs in short texts at the novice-high level. Students will learn core vocabulary, associated spelling rules, and grammar necessary to understand short readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh07:30AM-09:35AMLECB.ToupadakisSCC MAIN RHS 22917196Textbook
On-Campus

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECD.ThomasSCC MAIN RHS 31117195Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

MW08:30AM-10:35AMLECR.HarrounWest Sac WSC 21618230Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 40    Intermediate-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 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 ESLR 90 (ESL Center: Intermediate-Low Reading Skills in ESL). ESLR 40 and ESLR 90 are both prerequisites for ESLR 50.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the intermediate-low level with an emphasis on building vocabulary and literal comprehension and increasing fluency. Students will discuss and write about readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:30AM-09:35AMLECS.WhetstoneSCC MAIN RHS 27017199Textbook
TTh03:15PM-05:20PMLECS.KawamuraSCC MAIN RHS 22817600Textbook
On-Campus

MW08:30AM-10:35AMLECTBAWest Sac WSC 21717352Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

All students in ESLR 40 must also register for one section of ESLR 90, the ESL Center.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 50    Intermediate-Mid Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 90 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 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 ESLR 91. ESLR 50 and ESLR 91 are prerequisites for ESLR 310 and ESL 315.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the intermediate-mid level, with an emphasis on vocabulary expansion, literal comprehension, inference, and dictionary skills. Students will practice critical thinking skills to understand, analyze, discuss, and write responses to ideas expressed in readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh07:30AM-09:35AMLECD.LoomisSCC MAIN RHS 27019813Textbook
MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECD.LoomisSCC MAIN RHS 22917205Textbook
On-Campus

TTh05:30PM-07:35PMLECD.DaytonSCC MAIN RHS 22818892Textbook
Web-enhanced
On-Campus


All students in ESLR 50 must also register for one section of ESLR 91, the ESL Center.

TTh10:45AM-12:50PMLECN.MafflyWest Sac WSC 21719054Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


All students in ESLR 50, section 19054 (West Sacramento), must also register for ESLR 91, the ESL Center, section 19055 (West Sacramento).


Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 90    ESL Center: Intermediate-Low Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 30, ESLR 30, or ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 40 or above through the Los Rios assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to students. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-low level. This lab course, together with ESLR 40, serves as a prerequisite for ESLR 50. This course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students may earn 0.5 or 1.0 units and must complete 27 hours of work for each 0.5 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABD.LeonardSCC MAIN RHS 32817344Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBATBALABB.ToupadakisSCC MAIN RHS 32817345Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBATBALABB.ToupadakisSCC MAIN RHS 32817346Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
On-Campus

If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

TBATBALABG.NuttallWest Sac WSC 22017351Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 91    ESL Center: Intermediate-Mid Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 40, ESLR 40, or ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 50 or above through the Los Rios assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to students. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-mid level. This lab course, together with ESLR 50, serves as a prerequisite for ESLR 310. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students may earn 0.5 or 1.0 units and must complete 27 hours of work for each 0.5 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.MutherSCC MAIN RHS 32817347Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBATBALABD.LoomisSCC MAIN RHS 32817355Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBATBALABD.LoomisSCC MAIN RHS 32818189Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
On-Campus

TBATBALABG.NuttallWest Sac WSC 22019055Textbook
.5 Unit
TBA refers to 1.58 hours per week for a total of 27 hours for the semester.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 92    ESL Center: Intermediate-High Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 50, ESLR 50, or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 310 or above through the Los Rios assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to students. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-high level. This lab course, together with ESLR 310, serves as a prerequisite for ESLR 320. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students may earn 0.5 or 1.0 units and must complete 27 hours of work for each 0.5 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.KawamuraSCC MAIN RHS 32817348Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBATBALABK.TawlksSCC MAIN RHS 32817844Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
On-Campus

f the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 93    ESL Center: Advanced-Low Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 310, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 320 or above through the Los Rios assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to students. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the advanced-low level. This lab course, together with ESLR 320, serves as a prerequisite for ESLR 340. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students may earn 0.5 or 1.0 units and must complete 27 hours of work for each 0.5 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABJ.PradoSCC MAIN RHS 32817349Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.

TBATBALABS.MutherSCC MAIN RHS 32817350Textbook
.5 Unit - 27 hours laboratory.
On-Campus
If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLR 310    Intermediate-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 91 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 91 with a grade of "P" and ESL 55 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 ESLR 92 (ESL Center: Intermediate-High Reading Skills in ESL). ESLR 310 and ESLR 92 are prerequisites for ESLR 320 and for ESL 325.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-High level with an emphasis on vocabulary expansion and comprehension of ideas and introduces students to library use. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECS.KawamuraSCC MAIN RHS 22118916Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

TTh03:15PM-05:20PMLECG.NuttallSCC MAIN RHS 22117189Textbook
Web-enhanced
On-Campus


ESLR 320    Advanced-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 92 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 92 with a grade of "P" and 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 Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Completion of ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; concurrent enrollment in ESLR 93 (ESL Center: Advanced-Low Reading Skills in ESL). ESLR 320 and ESLR 93 are both prerequisites for ESLR 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on refining academic reading skills for students at the Advanced-Low level with an emphasis on vocabulary expansion and analytical comprehension. Students will expand their skills in using the library to practice research. Students will use critical thinking skills to paraphrase, summarize, and synthesize readings. They will also do extensive discussion and writing based on critical analysis of readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECD.LeonardSCC MAIN RHS 27017601Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

TTh03:15PM-05:20PMLECR.CervinSCC MAIN RHS 22919826Textbook
On-Campus


ESLR 340    Advanced Reading Skills Through Literature    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 93 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 93 with a grade of "P" and ESL 325 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: Completion of ESL 315 or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; concurrent enrollment in ESL 95 (Advanced Skills Lab).
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to improve vocabulary and reading skills for advanced students. Readings include selected essays, poetry, plays, short stories, and novels. Students will read and discuss literature from a variety of cultural perspectives including contributions and social experiences of underrepresented ethnic or racial groups. This course emphasizes critical thinking skills and reading strategies needed for academic performance: (1) vocabulary development, (2) analysis and comprehension skills, (3) flexibility of reading rate. The course also emphasizes the comparison and contrast of universal and metaphorical themes. (Competency: Reading)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW02:45PM-04:50PMLECD.LeonardSCC MAIN RHS 22917624Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017