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Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2014

Communication Studies (COMM)


COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
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: as college students, as employees, as opinion leaders in the community. The course is designed to assist students in developing effective delivery, ethical research methodology, analytical thinking and listening skills, organization and outlining skills, and appropriate presentation skills. Emphasis is on researching, preparing, organizing, and presenting a variety of speeches for different audiences. Videotaping equipment may be used as an aid to the studentās self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:55PM LEC R.Reams              CRC MAIN M 200           14689 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:55PM LEC R.Reams              CRC MAIN M 200           14649 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14690 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          19369 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN M 201           19370 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Byrd               CRC MAIN M 200           14662 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14105 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14077 Textbook
 

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Byrd               CRC MAIN BS 126          14741 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 115        14825 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 115        19551 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 115        14826 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       05:45PM-07:05PM LEC R.Reams              Elk Grove EGA 107        15022 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        07:15PM-08:35PM LEC B.Droege             Elk Grove EGA 107        19197 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC K.Riese              Elk Grove EGA 211        19425 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC P.White              CRC MAIN BS 126          13967 Textbook
 

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14296 Textbook


COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to argumentation, critical evaluation of evidence, and reasoning in the context of debate. A series of writing assignments will focus on the skills of critical thinking, rhetoric, and the sophistication of argumentative skills. Intended as a practical course, the fundamentals of proposition analysis, case building and dissent are discussed and applied within written communication and oral presentation. Videotaping equipment may be used as an aid to the studentās self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         13968 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.White              CRC MAIN CAC 138         14465 Textbook


COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will explore and apply models and theories of interpersonal communication in a variety of personal and professional contexts. Using simulations and structured exercises, students develop a deeper understanding of communication concepts associated with developing and maintaining satisfying interpersonal relationships. Additionally, students will focus on communication competency through a heightened awareness of the complexity of interpersonal communication during verbal and nonverbal transactions and the development of skills as both senders and receivers of shared messages. Videotaping equipment may be used as an aid to the studentās self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14799 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          19424 Textbook


COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the influence of culture on identity, perception, social organization, language and nonverbal messages in intercultural experiences in the United States. Variations and commonalities in communication patterns across cultures are examined as well as processes and outcomes among persons of different group-based experiential backgrounds. Practical application of factors which influence communication among individuals of different cultures is emphasized. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          13703 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14659 Textbook


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to increase studentsā understanding of group communication and to prepare students to function more effectively in various types of groups, as college students, employees, as members in the community. The course is designed to assist students in developing an understanding of how group communication is uniquely different from other communication. Oral communication techniques within group settings will be analyzed in depth and assignments will include oral presentations (individual and group). The course will enhance studentsā effectiveness in the small group dynamics of roles, functions, leadership and norms. Problem-solving and decision-making skills are emphasized through simulations and discussion. Group projects may require students to meet outside of class time for service learning or campus activities. Videotaping equipment may be used as an aid to the studentās self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13702 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13701 Textbook
 

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13700 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN CAC 138         13699 Textbook
 

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Byrd               CRC MAIN BS 126          14543 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.White              CRC MAIN BS 126          14258 Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           19207 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           19208 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Brandson           CRC MAIN BS 126          14206 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          19206 Textbook


COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts necessary for effective communication in a variety of settings with a variety of audiences. Special emphasis is placed on practical experiences within groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, and methods of conflict management. As part of this course, students are required to actively participate in groups and deliver oral presentations, both individually and in groups. Videotaping equipment may be used as an aid to the studentās self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14405 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Brandson           CRC MAIN M 201           13707 Textbook

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2014

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