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Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2016

Communication Studies (COMM)


COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
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 20-Oct 12
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           14818 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Byrd               CRC MAIN M 201           19653 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN CAC 138         15038 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          15039 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          15167 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         14353 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14853 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14819 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          19239 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          19654 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC TBA                  Elk Grove SHS            19942 Textbook
Class is held at Sheldon High School located at 8333 Kingsbridge, Sacramento, CA 95829 in room D-108. Class is open to all students.


MW        07:15PM-08:35PM LEC J.Gilgun             Elk Grove EGA 107        15263 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh       05:45PM-07:05PM LEC M.Brandson           Elk Grove EGA 107        15264 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Chase              Elk Grove EGA 115        15265 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC T.Byrd               Elk Grove EGA 115        15266 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        15267 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Cochran            Elk Grove EGA 211        15268 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC M.Jay-Anderson       Elk Grove EGA 211        15269 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC M.Jay-Anderson       Elk Grove EGA 211        19695 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC R.Reams              Elk Grove PGHS           19899 Textbook
Class is held at Pleasant Grove High School located at 9531 Bond Road, Elk Grove CA 95624 in room HJ-8. Class is open to all students.


T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14520 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          15340 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20071 Textbook
Class is held at Franklin High School located at 6400 Whitelock Parkway, Elk Grove CA 95757. Class is open to all students.



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 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN M 200           15168 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN CAC 138         15386 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 will 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. Video 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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Jay-Anderson       CRC MAIN CAC 138         14888 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN CAC 138         15170 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          13984 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          14795 Textbook


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
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 informative and persuasive 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13983 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13982 Textbook
 

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           13980 Textbook
 

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN M 201           19235 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Reams              CRC MAIN BS 126          19236 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          14439 Textbook


COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
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 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN CAC 138         19655 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN BS 126          13987 Textbook


COMM 363    Introduction to Communication Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will introduce the student to the symbolic process of human communication through the study of basic communication models, fundamental theory, and relevant research findings. Emphasis will be placed on achieving an understanding of the communication process, and the process through which researchers in the field add to their existing body of knowledge. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 180)

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 05-Oct 28
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Arden-Ogle         CRC MAIN Online          15341 
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Online class


COMM 480    Honors Seminar: Political Campaign Communication    3 Units

Same As: HONOR 340
Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D7; CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4G
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students. Details about the Honors Program can be found in the Cosumnes River College Catalog.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: What do pundits, politicians and the public have in common? The ability to impact political campaign communication. This seminar-style course will introduce students to the effects of political campaign communication on public opinion and election results. Using timely data, students will evaluate news media, debate presidential debates, and analyze campaign messages using qualitative and quantitative approaches. This course is intended for the honors student interested in learning about political communication, rhetorical criticism, and techniques for writing for academic audiences. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students. Details about the Honors Program can be found in the front of the Catalog and on the CRC website. This course is the same as HONOR 340, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         19237 
Textbook
Enrollment in this course is limited to Honors Program students.

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2016

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