Fall 2018 Class Schedule (EDC)

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Anthropology (ANTH)


ANTH 310    Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the varieties of customs and forms of social organizations found in our species. A multicultural, comparative approach is used to study the structure and function of various economic, political, social and religious systems found in Western and non-Western societies. (C-ID ANTH 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M01:00PM-04:05PMLECT.CheshireEl Dorado EDC A10515621Textbook

Art (ART)


ART 300    Drawing and Composition I    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or eligibility for ENGWR 300 through the assessment process. ENGRD 110 or eligibility for ENGRD 310 through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the fundamentals of drawing using line, shape, value, space, and composition. The development of observational skills to accurately render three-dimensional form and space on a two-dimensional surface is emphasized. It introduces and uses various media and techniques for drawing. This is a foundation requirement for all art students. Students are required to purchase supplies needed for the course. (C-ID ARTS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:20AMLECA.HartEl Dorado EDC C10515572Textbook
MW11:30AM-12:50PMLABA.HartEl Dorado EDC C105
TTh10:30AM-11:20AMLECT.GermanyEl Dorado EDC C10516264Textbook
TTh11:30AM-12:50PMLABT.GermanyEl Dorado EDC C105
T05:00PM-06:50PMLECM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C10515574Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 308    Perspective Drawing    3 Units

Course Family:
Applied Drawing
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the study of linear and atmospheric perspectives to create spatial relationship in drawings. Topics include historical development of linear and atmospheric perspectives; incorporation of perspective in two dimensional arts; and creating spatial relationships through the use of different perspectives. Students are required to purchase any supplies needed for the course work.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:30PM-02:20PMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10520542Textbook
MW02:30PM-03:50PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 336    Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to transparent watercolor painting. The course topics include various materials and brush techniques in watercolor, color theory, and composition. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W05:00PM-06:50PMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10516296Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 337    Intermediate Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 336 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers an in-depth study of watercolor in contemporary methods and concepts in transparent watercolor. Emphasis is given to different approaches in watercolor, composition, technical problems and solutions, and individual style development. Students are required purchase materials needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W05:00PM-06:50PMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10516298Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a beginning ceramic class in hand building and wheel throwing techniques. Clay forming skills of pinch, coil, slab, press, and slump molds are covered, as well as an introduction to the potter's wheel. The geology of clay and glazes is included. Methods of glazing and firing are studied. Historical and modern ceramic traditions provide the context for this course material. Students will need to purchase clay and some required tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10515894Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 391    Intermediate Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: ART 390 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intermediate course in wheel-throwing and sculpture techniques. It explores the technical and creative processes of ceramic pottery making and sculpture including surface treatment and various firing processes. Focus is placed on an in-depth examination of contemporary ceramics. The student will be given a materials/supplies needed list by the instructor, which the student must purchase and use in order to succeed in the course. Field trips outside of class time may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516253Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 402    Beginning Clay Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2018); CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the basic hand-building techniques and methods devoted to three dimensional and relief sculptural forms in clay. The course topics include glazing and firing processes used in clay sculpture. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

F09:30AM-11:20AMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516023Textbook
F11:30AM-02:35PMLABJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 404    Intermediate Clay Sculpture    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 402 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an intermediate class in ceramic sculpture techniques and methods. The class will include glazing, surface treatment and various firing processes used in clay sculpture. Focus will be placed on in-depth examination of contemporary ceramic sculpture. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

F09:30AM-11:20AMLECJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C10516097Textbook
F11:30AM-02:35PMLABJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 430    Art and Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the use of materials and techniques of studio activities in the K-12 classroom. Topics include the elements of art, principles of design, materials used in two and three dimensional art, techniques used to create age appropriate art, and designing art curriculum for the K-12 classroom.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:30PM-02:20PMLECM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C10516410Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLABM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C105

Art History (ARTH)


ARTH 300    Introduction to Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an introduction to the visual arts and architecture in various world cultures. Lecture and discussion include an overview of different materials and techniques that are used for the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, artifacts, architecture, and printmaking. Topics also include the study of theory, terminology, the meaning and function of art, roles of artists, elements of art, and principles of design to develop visual literacy. (C-ID ARTH 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.HwangEl Dorado EDC A10515975Textbook

ARTH 306    Medieval Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTH 300 and ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to Medieval arts and architecture from the fall of Roman empire through late Gothic period. The lecture and discussion include the Early Christian, Byzantine, Celtic, Islamic, Romanesque, and Gothic arts. This is a required course for students seeking the A.A. Degree and AA-T Degree in Art History.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.HwangEl Dorado EDC A21320547Textbook

Biology (BIOL)


BIOL 307    Biology of Organisms    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and MATH 100 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a general biology course focusing on a survey of the plant and animal kingdoms. The course covers the general principles of biology including: methods of science, cell organization, genetics, evolution, ecology, biodiversity, and anatomy. These principles are explored in more depth through the examination of additional topics which may include: disease and epidemiology, physiological ecology, animal behavior, biotechnology, population growth and regulation, ecosystem ecology, and conservation biology. Evolution and biodiversity are continuing themes included in each major topic. The course is designed for non-science majors and is especially useful for liberal studies, elementary education, environmental studies, recreation, and similar majors. Field trips scheduled outside of class time (including day-length weekend field trips) may be required. Students may be required to purchase eye protection and disposable gloves.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.WenzelEl Dorado EDC A20115859Textbook
TBATBALECM.WenzelEl Dorado EDC ONLINE15859Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.WenzelEl Dorado EDC A104
This is a hybrid lecture-lab course in which approximately half of the lecture is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


BIOL 310    General Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and MATH 100 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the major concepts of biological science with an emphasis on human biology. It is intended for non-science majors and disciplines requiring a broad overview of Biology (e.g. some Allied Health programs). Topics covered include: cell biology, metabolism, Mendelian and molecular genetics, evolution, anatomy and physiology, animal behavior, and ecology. The laboratory activities are designed to further investigate and illuminate each topic area. Students may be required to purchase eye protection and disposable gloves. Field trips outside of class time may be required. Additionally, students may be required to provide their own transportation to field trip sites.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

WF09:30AM-10:50AMLECS.JahangiriEl Dorado EDC A21215634Textbook
F11:00AM-02:15PMLABS.JahangiriEl Dorado EDC A102

BIOL 400    Principles of Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better; AND Intermediate Algebra (Math 120 or the equivalent)
Advisory: CHEM 401; AND: ENGWR 101 AND ENGRD 110 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces universal biological principles, including biological molecules, enzymes, cell structure and function, biochemistry, Mendelian and molecular genetics, ecology and evolution. BIOL 400 is recommended for science majors and students in pre-professional programs. Goggles and a scientific or 4 function calculator are required (programmable or cell phone calculators are NOT allowed). (C-ID BIOL 190; Part of C-ID BIOL 135S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.HolzbergEl Dorado EDC A10115638Textbook
TTh10:35AM-01:40PMLABS.HolzbergEl Dorado EDC A102

BIOL 430    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BIOL 310 and ENGWR 101, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in which the basic principles of human anatomy and physiology are presented in an integrated fashion. This course covers anatomical terminology, basic organic chemistry, histology, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Both BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 must be taken to study all of the major body systems. Purchase of personal protective equipment including lab coats, safety glasses, and disposable gloves is required. (Part of C-ID BIOL 115S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.LagalaEl Dorado EDC A10115643Textbook
TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLABD.LagalaEl Dorado EDC A102
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECP.DaoEl Dorado EDC A10116419Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABP.DaoEl Dorado EDC A102

BIOL 431    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 430 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 101, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in which the basic principles of human anatomy and physiology are presented in an integrated fashion. This course covers the circulatory, respiratory, urinary, immune, digestive, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Both BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 must be taken to study all of the major body systems. Purchase of personal protective equipment including lab coats, safety glasses, and disposable gloves is required. (Part of C-ID BIOL 115S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.LagalaEl Dorado EDC A10116347Textbook
MW10:30AM-01:35PMLABD.LagalaEl Dorado EDC A102
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.Weyland WatsonEl Dorado EDC A10119390Textbook
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.Weyland WatsonEl Dorado EDC A102

BIOL 440    General Microbiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 or CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent high school chemistry.
Advisory: BIOL 307, BIOL 310, and ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the concepts of microbiology with an emphasis on forms, modes of growth, cell specialization, mutual, commensal and parasitic relationships of bacteria, fungi, molds, protozoa and viruses. Topics will be correlated with medical and health applications to animals and human beings. Students are required to purchase a laboratory coat, microscope slides, safety glasses, disposable gloves and a laboratory notebook. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECP.JazbiEl Dorado EDC A10115649Textbook
MW02:30PM-04:35PMLABP.JazbiEl Dorado EDC A102

Business (BUS)


BUS 300    Introduction to Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a survey of various business areas, including accounting, regulation, negotiation, ethics, information technology, management, marketing, global competition, economics, finance, environmental factors, implementation, communications, leadership, and business planning. The course is designed to be taken by all beginning students interested in business. It is a core requirement for business majors. (C-ID BUS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECL.KolledaEl Dorado EDC A20715927TextbookFree Digital Book

BUS 340    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introductory to the law in its relationship to business. The course covers the American legal system as an instrument of economic, social, and political control. It stresses basic business torts, crime and business, agency, employment, and the legal structures of business. (C-ID BUS 125)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECC.EllermanEl Dorado EDC A21315657Textbook

Chemistry (CHEM)


CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be 16 and at least sophomores in high school. Minor aged students who are not legally emancipated must have their parent(s)/guardian review laboratory safety protocols prior to attending class.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces fundamental principles of chemistry including types of matter and physical states, physical and chemical transformations, chemical equations and stoichiometry, bonding, atomic and chemical structure, intermolecular forces, gas laws, solutions, colligative properties, acids and bases, nuclear chemistry, and includes a brief introduction of organic chemistry. It is primarily intended for general education and majors in allied health (nursing, dental hygiene, respiratory care), family and consumer science, physical education, physical therapy(*), psychology(*), natural resources(*). Chem 305 can also be used as a preparatory course prior to enrolling in Chem 400. Students will require approved safety goggles for this course. *May require CHEM 400.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-02:05PMLECT.FosterEl Dorado EDC A109
M02:15PM-05:30PMLABT.FosterEl Dorado EDC A10415673Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

W02:15PM-05:20PMLABT.FosterEl Dorado EDC A10415674Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW05:25PM-07:30PMLECJ.StarkEl Dorado EDC A105
M07:40PM-10:55PMLABJ.StarkEl Dorado EDC A10419398Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

W07:40PM-10:45PMLABJ.StarkEl Dorado EDC A10415845Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.


CHEM 400    General Chemistry I    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 300, CHEM 305 or CHEM 310 (taken at any Los Rios College) with a grade of "C" or better; or one year in High School Chemistry with a lab earning a grade of "C" or better; and MATH 120.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is a first semester general college chemistry course intended for students majoring in the scientific disciplines including chemistry, biology, nutrition, physics, geology and engineering. This course emphasizes the fundamental principles of chemistry. Topics include chemical measurement; physical and chemical processes; nomenclature; stoichiometry; atomic structure; quantum theory; molecular structure; bonding theory; physical properties of gases, liquids, and solids; thermochemistry; and properties of solutions. Students are required to purchase indirect vent safety goggles, closed toe shoes, and a bound quad-ruled notebook for the laboratory. (C-ID CHEM 110; Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:10PM-01:30PMLECM.SamplesEl Dorado EDC A10515662Textbook
TTh01:40PM-04:45PMLABM.SamplesEl Dorado EDC A104

Computer Info Science - Core (CISC)


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an examination of information systems and their role in business. The focus is on information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems hardware and software components. Students will develop experience applying these concepts and methods through hands-on projects creating computer-based solutions to business problems. (C-ID BUS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.HendricksEl Dorado EDC C20216362Textbook

Communication Studies (COMM)


COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
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: academic, professional, social, and political. Students will demonstrate effective verbal and non-verbal delivery, ethical research methodology, analytical thinking and listening skills, organization and outlining skills, and appropriate presentation skills. In order to effectively assess oral communication competency, each student will complete a minimum of 22 minutes of evaluated speaking time. Emphasis is on researching, preparing, organizing, writing and presenting a variety of speeches for different audiences. Video recording equipment may be used as an aid to the student¿¿¿s self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15684Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students must check their
Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.HicksEl Dorado EDC A20116281Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20119995Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECF.WintersEl Dorado EDC A20119996Textbook

COMM 315    Persuasion    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 presents fundamental theories and techniques of persuasion as they occur in various communication contexts, including commercial, interpersonal, public, and mass media. Students develop critical thinking skills by engaging in oral and written analysis, evaluation, and composition of persuasive messages and by examining the personal, political, cultural, and social impacts of persuasion. Students explore ethical considerations of persuasive communication, learn about types of reasoning, and identify fallacious arguments as they occur in persuasion. Students will write a minimum of 6,000 written words in a variety of essay formats. (C-ID COMM 190)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.HicksEl Dorado EDC A20416360Textbook

COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students in this course will explore and apply communication concepts associated with developing and maintaining satisfying interpersonal relationships. Through a variety of class activities, students experiment with various approaches to successful communication in interpersonal contexts, including conflict management and active listening. Additionally, students will improve communication competency through a heightened awareness of the complexity of interpersonal communication and the development of skills as both senders and receivers of shared messages. (C-ID COMM 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECA.PrelipFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16114Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students must check their
Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or eilibility 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: Group communication is pervasive in all academic, professional, and social environments. This course is designed to increase studentsâ understanding of group communication and to prepare students to function more effectively in various types of groups. Students will learn about the dynamics of group roles, the multiple functions of groups, leadership styles, conflict management, problem-solving, and decision-making. Individual and group presentations are required. Videorecording equipment may be used as an aid to the studentâs 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 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20116197Textbook

Early Childhood Education (ECE)


ECE 300    Introduction to Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to early childhood education, including an overview of the history of the field, evolution of professional practices and ethics, educational principles that support child development from birth through the school-age years, and teaching practices based on observation, documentation, and interpretation of children¿¿¿s behavior. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECK.BlissEl Dorado EDC A20515689Textbook

ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 372
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 103; or ESLL 310, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will examine the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of the child from the prenatal period through adolescence. Scientific findings from a range of disciplines will inform an integrated examination of theory and practice during the childhood years. This course is designed to fulfill General Education, Early Childhood Education and Psychology degree requirements. This course is not open to those who have previously taken PSYC 372. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T01:00PM-04:05PMLECE.Ferry-PerataEl Dorado EDC A20516455Textbook

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)


EMT 101    Emergency Medical Technician Training    7 Units

Prerequisite: All EMT 101 students must have an American Heart Association BLS for the Health Care Provider CPR card (required under NHTSA and California Regulations) prior to the first day of class.
Advisory: AH 110; students are also advised to take an anatomy and physiology course prior to taking this course.
Enrollment Limitation: Students will be required to complete background checks/drug screens, purchase uniforms, verify immunizations, obtain Tb clearance, and fulfill other requirements as determined by site for the clinical component of this course. This course is not open to students with a current EMT - Basic certificate.
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 135 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction to the level of Emergency Medical Technician (previously called EMT Basic or EMT-I). Topics include skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with a fire, ambulance, or other specialized service. EMT students gain clinical experience in an ambulance and in emergency departments of hospitals. This course is recognized by both the Sacramento and El Dorado County Health Departments, Division of Emergency Medical Services, which are the certifying agencies for Sacramento and El Dorado Counties by the State of California. This certification is mandatory for all who wish to pursue a career working on an ambulance as a paramedic. EMT certification is also a pre-employment requirement for most fire departments. To be compliant with OSHA regulations, students may not have a beard or any facial hair below the lip. A final grade of "B" or better is required for a course completion certification. All students must bring a watch with seconds displayed each day to class. Students will also be required to have PPE (gloves) and other EMT equipment to participate in the clinical component. All students must purchase an EMT student T-shirt to be worn to all class sessions. Dark blue work pants will be required for the ER and ambulance experience. Students must purchase liability insurance from the college.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDC A10516389Textbook
TTh08:20PM-09:55PMLABJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDC A105
F06:00PM-09:05PMLABJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDC A105
TBATBALABJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDCTBA
In addition to the class times listed above, students must complete 24 hours of supervised off-campus field experience in a local hospital's Emergency Room and/or "ride along" with an ambulance service to fulfill class requirements, as required by El Dorado County EMSA and NHTSA guidelines. Specific requirements regarding these hours will be discussed in class.


EMT 102    Emergency Medical Care Refresher    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: Current certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (I) or Basic.
Hours: 23 hours LEC ; 12 hours LAB
Description: This course provides continuing education and skills verification modules for current Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) certified at the Basic Life Support (BLS) level. It satisfies most of the refresher requirements of local, state and national Emergency Medical Services (EMS) certifying organizations. EMS related topics include airway management and ventilation, cardiac care and resuscitation, patient assessment, injury management, legal and ethical issues, vital signs monitoring and assisting with medication administration. This course is designed for current California State certified EMT - Basic (1) and meets all state requirements for EMT (1) re-certification by Sacramento County and El Dorado County Health Departments, Division of Emergency Medical Services, which is the certifying agency for Sacramento County by the State of California. Basic Life Support (CPR) cards are not issued upon completion of this course. Students that have expired EMT (1) certification should contact the instructor prior to signing up for EMT 102. This course provides limited preparation for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) re-certification exam. This course is not a complete NREMT re-certification course; only psychomotor skills certification for NREMT. A watch with a second hand and any type of pocket-sized EMS field reference guide is required. This course is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. This course may be taken up to four times for credit. Students may need internet access in order to complete some of the course assignments.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 13-Oct 27

Sa08:30AM-05:10PMLECB.Olson-ArenzEl Dorado EDC A10516139Textbook
TBATBALABB.Olson-ArenzEl Dorado EDCTBA
This class meets October 13, October 20, and October 27. Additionally, there are 4 hours TBA per week. Students must purchase liability insurance from the college.

English - Laboratory (ENGLB)


ENGLB 71    Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Students receive individualized assistance with their reading and writing assignments across the disciplines. Students may enter the course at any time during the first 8 weeks of the semester and earn either 0.5 or 1 unit per semester. ENGLB 71 may be taken for up to 3 units total, at a rate of .5 or 1.0 unit per semester, until the 3 unit limit is reached. This course is graded pass/no pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Dec 13

TBATBALABK.LelandFLC MAIN FL2 23916022Textbook
This half (.5) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily Monday-Friday and two nights a week until 6:00pm. Please call 530-642-5686 for this semester's hours of operation. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. This class includes approximately 1.7 hours of TBA time per week to be completed in the English Center. If you need further information, contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or come see us in C213.

TBATBALABK.LelandEl Dorado EDCTBA 15997Textbook
This one (1) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily Monday-Friday and two nights a week until 6:00pm. Please call 530-642-5686 for this semester's hours of operation. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. This class includes approximately 3.4 hours of TBA time per week to be completed in the English Center. If you need further information, contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or come see us in C213.

English - Literature (ENGLT)


ENGLT 320    American Literature I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative early American literature from approximately 1620 to 1865, the Civil War period. It begins with a consideration of pre-colonial American influences such as Native American oral tradition and European exploration of the Americas, through Colonial literature, to the emergence of a distinctive national literature, the "American Renaissance," "reformism," and the diversity of voices that will continue into modern American literature. (C-ID ENGL 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC A21316206Textbook

English - Reading (ENGRD)


ENGRD 18    Individualized Reading Skills    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course offers individualized reading instruction modules at a wide range of skill levels, from basic to advanced, designed to help the student improve reading skills in specific areas. Modules assigned will vary according to the student's needs and ability level. Specific skill areas could include: comprehension (stated and implied main idea, major and minor details, inferences, organization, fact from opinion, tone, evaluating arguments), vocabulary development, speed reading, and textbook reading skills. This course is graded Pass / No Pass. Students may register up to the 10th week of the semester if the course is not full. Scheduling is flexible, based on the FLC Reading and Writing Center or EDC English Center hours of operation.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Dec 13

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21315992Textbook
This one (1) unit class is offered in the English Center, located in C213 on the EDC campus in Placerville. The Center is open daily Monday-Friday and two nights a week until 6:00pm. Please call 530-642-5686 for this semester's hours of operation. Students who do not attend and begin working in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 18 hours of assigned work, with an average of approximately 1.1 hours per week. All work must be completed in the English Center during open hours. If you need further information, contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or come see us in C213.

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21315993Textbook
This two (2) unit class is offered in the English Center, located in C213 on the EDC campus in Placerville. The Center is open daily Monday-Friday and two nights a week until 6:00pm. Please call 530-642-5686 for this semester's hours of operation. Students who do not attend and begin working in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 36 hours of assigned work, with an average of approximately 2.2 hours per week. All work must be completed in the English Center during open hours. If you need further information, contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or come see us in C213.


ENGRD 310    Critical Reading as Critical Thinking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGLB 71 or ENGRD 18
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the theory and practice of critical reading as critical thinking for successful academic performance. The course emphasizes the following areas: logic and its relation to written text; inductive and deductive reasoning; formal and informal fallacies; academic vocabulary advancement; development of effective and flexible reading rates; proficiency of textual comprehension; identification of rhetorical elements; discernment between factual evidence and opinion; strategic application of these abilities in reading university level texts. This course meets reading competency.One or more hours per week may be required in the Folsom Lake College Reading and Writing Center or English Center. (Competency: Reading)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20315949Textbook

English - Writing (ENGWR)


ENGWR 33    Support for College Composition     2 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ENGWR 300
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides further instruction in the critical thinking and writing skills for successful completion in college composition. Writing assignments are all connected to the students' assignments in ENGWR 300. The course includes the drafting, revision and editing process, as well as instruction in research and MLA citation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M03:15PM-05:20PMLECW.WilliamsEl Dorado EDC C20220626Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 33 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add ENGWR 300 (16212, MW 1:45-3:05) into your eservices shopping cart.

W03:15PM-05:05PMLECW.WilliamsEl Dorado EDC C20220627Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 33 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add ENGWR 300 (16212, MW 1:45-3:05) into your eservices shopping cart.

T01:00PM-02:50PMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC C20220602Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 33 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add ENGWR 300 (15719, TTh 10:30-11:50) into your eservices shopping cart.

Th01:00PM-02:50PMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC C20220603Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 33 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add ENGWR 300 (15719, TTh 10:30-11:50) into your eservices shopping cart.

T03:00PM-05:05PMLECD.SiegfriedEl Dorado EDC C20220662Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 33 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add ENGWR 300 (15720, TTh 1:30-2:50) into your eservices shopping cart.

Th03:00PM-04:50PMLECD.SiegfriedEl Dorado EDC C20220663Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 33 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add ENGWR 300 (15720, TTh 1:30-2:50) into your eservices shopping cart.

M01:00PM-03:05PMLECD.PowellEl Dorado EDC C20220604Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 33 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add ENGWR 300 (15721, MW 10:30-11:50) into your eservices shopping cart.

W01:00PM-02:50PMLECD.PowellEl Dorado EDC C20220605Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 33 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add ENGWR 300 (15721, MW 10:30-11:50) into your eservices shopping cart.


ENGWR 39    Basic Writing Skill Development    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in basic writing skills, including the composing of simple, compound and complex sentences and a review of paragraph structure, organization and development. The class is taught in an individualized, modular format and is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. Students may enroll up to the fourth week of the semester.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Dec 13

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21315985Textbook
This two (2) unit class is recommended for beginning writers who require a basic review of grammar, punctuation and essay format skills. The class is offered in the English Center, located in C213 on the EDC campus in Placerville. The Center is open daily Monday-Friday and two nights a week until 6:00pm. Please call 530-642-5686 for this semester's hours of operation. Students must complete an orientation at the Center during the first three weeks of the semester or they will be dropped. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 36 hours of assigned work, with an average of approximately 2.2 hours per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. If you need further information, contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or come see us in C213.


ENGWR 46    Individualized Writing Skills    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This class offers personalized writing instruction programs at a wide range of skill levels designed to help the student acquire or improve writing skills in specific areas. Programs assigned will vary according to the student's needs, goals, and ability level. Specific skill areas could include: grammar, punctuation and mechanics, sentence coordination and subordination, topic sentence, paragraph and essay development and organization, thesis statement, and rhetorical modes. This course is graded on a Pass/ No Pass basis. Students may register through the 10th week of the semester. Scheduling is flexible depending on the FLC Reading and Writing Center or EDC or RCC English Center hours of operation.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Dec 13

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21320659Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily Monday-Friday and two nights a week until 6:00pm. Please call 530-642-5686 for this semester's hours of operation. Students must complete an orientation at the Center during the first three weeks of the semester or they will be dropped. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 27 hours of assigned work, with an average of approximately 1.7 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. If you need further information, contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or come see us in C213.


ENGWR 47    Individualized Spelling Skills    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course offers individualized instruction programs at a wide range of skill levels designed to help the student acquire or improve specific spelling skills. Modules assigned will vary according to student's needs and ability level. Specific skill areas could include: phonics review of long and short vowels, prefixes and suffixes, commonly misspelled words, how to proofread and effectively use spell check, look alike, sound alike words, basic spelling rules. This course is graded on a Pass/ No Pass basis. Students may register through the 10th week of the semester. Scheduling is flexible, based on the FLC Reading and Writing Center or EDC English Center's hours of operation.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Dec 13

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316274Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily Monday - Friday and two nights a week until 6:00pm. Please call 530-642-5686 for this semester's hours of operation. Students must complete an orientation at the Center during the first three weeks of the semester or they will be dropped. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 27 hours of assigned work, with an average of approximately 1.7 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. If you need further information, contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or come see us in C213.


ENGWR 48    Individualized Vocabulary Skills    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: Individualized instruction modules at a wide range of skill levels designed to help the student acquire and/or improve written vocabulary skills and usage. Modules assigned will vary according to student's needs and ability level. Specific skill areas could include: using words in context; effective dictionary usage; prefixes, suffixes and roots; job-related, college related and/or other specialized vocabularies. This course is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. Students may register through the 10th week of the semester. Scheduling is flexible, based on the FLC Reading and Writing Center or EDC English Center's hours of operation.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Dec 13

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316052Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily Monday-Friday and two nights a week until 6:00pm. Please call 530-642-5686 for this semester's hours of operation. Students must complete an orientation at the Center during the first three weeks of the semester or they will be dropped. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 27 hours of assigned work, with an average of approximately 1.7 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. If you need further information, contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or come see us in C213.


ENGWR 101    College Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This writing course, designed to prepare the student for ENGWR 300, will focus on reading and writing as integrally related skills. Students will study and practice such things as the writing process, summarizing, critical thinking, creating clear/varied correct sentences and incorporating sources as they develop the skills necessary to write a variety of focused, developed, organized essays. Students will be responsible for writing at least four full-process essays (at least 3000 words total).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:00PM-03:05PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC C20120145Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC C21416095Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.


ENGWR 300    College Composition    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a); CSU Area A2; IGETC Area 1A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes writing and includes reading, research, and critical thinking skills essential for successful completion of a college degree. Writing assignments include expository and argumentative essays (6,000 words minimum for course) using MLA documentation and format. Reading assignments include a variety of transfer-level texts of substantial length including one full-length literary work. (C-ID ENGL 100; Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC A20615722Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC A20620148Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20620149Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20420150Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.SiegfriedEl Dorado EDC A21320151Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.KnudsonEl Dorado EDC A20420152Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20320423Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

MW01:45PM-03:05PMLECW.WilliamsEl Dorado EDC C21416212Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 300 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add one of the following two ENGWR 33 sections into your eservices shopping cart: 20626 (M 3:15-5:20) or 20627 (W 3:15-5:05).

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC C21415719Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 300 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add one of the following two ENGWR 33 sections into your eservices shopping cart: 20602 (T 1:00-2:50) or 20603 (Th 1:00-2:50).

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.SiegfriedEl Dorado EDC C21415720Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 300 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add one of the following two ENGWR 33 sections into your eservices shopping cart: 20662 (T 3:00-5:05) or 20663 (Th 3:00-4:50).

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.PowellEl Dorado EDC C21415721Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.
This section of ENGWR 300 requires a co-requisite course. To enroll, you must also add one of the following two ENGWR 33 sections into your eservices shopping cart: 20604 (M 1:00-3:05) or 20605 (W 1:00-2:50).


ENGWR 301    College Composition and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area A3; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers study and practice in critical reading of and analytical writing about literature. Students read fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and criticism from diverse cultural sources and perspectives. With a minimum of four critical essays totaling 6000 words, and the use of relevant external sources, students analyze, criticize, reason inductively and deductively, and reach evaluative conclusions based on evidence and sound inferences derived from their close readings of literary texts. (C-ID ENGL 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20416280Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.


ENGWR 302    Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking    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 is designed for students who have had ENGWR 300 and who desire further instruction in the techniques of effective critical thinking as expressed in written argument and by the major principles of advanced composition and rhetoric. Essays written for the course (6,000 words minimum) draw from a variety of texts and contexts to present carefully reasoned arguments. (C-ID ENGL 105)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20415891Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20415726Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-information/prerequisite-information.

ESL - English as a Second Lang (ESL)


ESL 91    Beginning Independent Lab    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in a speaking and listening, reading, or writing class at levels 20 through 50.
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers at the beginning levels. A variety of self-study materials are available on topics such as grammar, composition, reading, vocabulary, listening, pronunciation, study skills, and workplace skills to develop and reinforce the use of the English language. Students may register until the end of the ninth week of the semester if space allows. This course is pass/no pass and is not a substitute for other ESL courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 unit of credit. This course may be taken for up to 4 units total, at a rate of .5 or 1.0 unit per semester, until the 4-unit limit is reached.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M05:30PM-07:00PMLABA.BjerkeEl Dorado EDC C20215995Textbook
This class is offered at 0.5 units.

ESL - Listening (ESLL)


ESLL 30    Novice-High Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 20 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.; or, for those students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios District, placement through the LRCCD ESL assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 91
Advisory: ESLR 30 and ESLW 30
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a course in listening comprehension and practical conversation for non-native English speakers who plan to take college courses. Students will build on their basic communication skills exploring topics such as family, education, travel, health etc. They will learn to recognize and produce the sounds in American English, stress, rhythm, and intonation patterns.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW07:10PM-09:15PMLECA.BjerkeEl Dorado EDC C20220156Textbook

Environmental Technology (ENVT)


ENVT 351    Math for Water and Wastewater Operators    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENVT 355 and MATH 100
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to quantitative analysis of wastewater and water processes. Topics covered include general math, including significant figures and proper rounding, applicable algebraic and geometry equations, unit analysis, volumes, flows, pressures, conversions, solution strengths, and applicable laboratory and chemistry equations used in water and wastewater treatment operations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M06:00PM-09:15PMLECH.RamilEl Dorado EDC A20419352Textbook

ENVT 380    Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ENVT 351
Advisory: ENVT 355
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to water and wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance. Topics covered include responsibilities of the plant operator, preliminary treatment systems including racks, screens, grit removal, comminutors, sedimentation, clarification, flotation, biological treatment processes, activated sludge, chemical treatment processes, filtration, disinfection and chlorination. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECE.MarlowEl Dorado EDC A20419353Textbook

ENVT 383    Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ENVT 351
Advisory: ENVT 355
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an understanding of water distribution and wastewater collection systems operation and maintenance. Topics covered include: design criteria, storage, pumping, construction methods, system testing, control of water quality in a water distribution system, federal and state regulations pertaining to potable and non-potable supplies, maintenance and administration of a distribution and collection system. This course prepares students for state distribution and CWA collection operator exams. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.NeriEl Dorado EDC A20119354Textbook

Geography (GEOG)


GEOG 300    Physical Geography: Exploring Earth's Environmental Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: GEOG 301
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates the interrelationships between Earth and humans, with an emphasis on natural systems (solar energy balance, weather and climate, water resources, landforms, natural hazards, vegetation, and soil). Relevant application of these elements to today's world is stressed to help students better understand Earth's physical environment as well as human-environment interaction. A field trip may be required to relate class discussions to the real world. (C-ID GEOG 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.WelshEl Dorado EDC A10915888Textbook
TBATBALECS.WelshEl Dorado EDC ONLINE15888Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


GEOG 390    Field Studies in Geography    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: GEOG 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 144 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the field study of geographic principles and processes of specific areas (mountains, deserts, seashore, etc.). Course content will vary by destination. Topics may include physical geography, human geography, and/or geographic techniques such as the application of tools and techniques used for geographic field research (e.g., map and compass use, the Global Positioning System (GPS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), etc.). Field trip(s) are required. For specific details, see the course description listed in the schedule. Students will be responsible for providing their own lodging (or camping equipment) and meals. At a minimum it is recommended that students be prepared to spend a full day in the field. This may require a day-pack, water container(s), food, foul weather gear, field notebook, clipboard, whistle, and personal safety gear (warm clothing, medications, cell phone, GPS, sunscreen, sunglasses, hiking shoes, and a hat). (C-ID GEOG 160)

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 25-Nov 29

Th04:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.PittmanEl Dorado EDC A10916480Textbook
TBATBALECJ.PittmanEl Dorado EDCTBA 16480Textbook
TBATBALABJ.PittmanEl Dorado EDCTBA
This field class will explore the geography of the American River Watershed. The class is intended to introduce students to river processes and how human activity in the river canyon has altered the way that the river "works". Some light hiking is required. The class will meet four times, twice on the EDC campus in Placerville for pre and post-trip lectures and orientation, and twice for the actual field activity. The class will meet at the El Dorado Center campus on October 25 and November 29, with a field trip on November 1-2. Only students enrolled in the course and have signed the appropriate waivers and other documents may participate. Transportation will be provided by either Folsom Lake College or in some cases students may have to drive to a field location. Food and lodging arrangements and costs are the responsibility of the student. In some instances entrance fees may be required and those fees will be the responsibility of the student (Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived). For more information contact Professor Pittman at 916.608-6668 or email to
pittmaj@flc.losrios.edu

Geology (GEOL)


GEOL 300    Physical Geology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in GEOL 301 is recommended. Students enrolled in GEOL 300 experience higher rates of success when concurrently enrolled in GEOL 301.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Physical geology is an introduction to the composition and dynamics of the Earth from the atomic scale of minerals to the global scale of plate tectonics. Topics include the composition of minerals and rock, volcanism, earth structures, earthquakes, erosion and surface processes, geologic time, geologic hazards, and plate tectonics. In this course, attention will focus on the rocks, landscapes, and scenic areas of the American West. Emphasis is placed on how humans affect the environment. Successful completion of physical geology prepares the student to recognize, understand, and appreciate processes which continually change our Earth. (C-ID GEOL 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.StevensEl Dorado EDC A10916107Textbook
TBATBALECK.StevensEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16107Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Health Education (HEED)


HEED 300    Health Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to help students achieve a high level of health and prevent disease by assisting them to maximize both their personal lifestyles and their environments. This course will help students identify various factors influencing current and future levels of health. Additional information includes mental health, stress management, nutrition, weight control, fitness, sexuality, addictive substances, and disease. (C-ID PHS 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECD.RibaudoFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16334Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this class will be held online at the course site at the Los Rios eLearning website
canvas.losrios.edu. The orientation will not be available until the first day of the course. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site. Please direct any questions to the instructor at ribaudd@flc.losrios.edu.

History (HIST)


HIST 307    History of World Civilizations to 1500    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2017); CSU Area C2; CSU Area D; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the development of world civilizations from antiquity to 1500 CE, with particular emphasis on the dynamic interaction and comparison of peoples and cultures. The focus is on the roles played by social, political, economic, cultural and religious forces in shaping the major world civilizations and the legacy of these civilizations within the world today. (C-ID HIST 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.MowrerEl Dorado EDC A20715880Textbook
This course has a prerequisite of ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into ENGWR 300. On the first day of class be prepared to show documentation that you have met this requirement. Documentation can include copy of transcripts of Los Rios Assessment/Placement test results. If you have met the prerequisites outside the Los Rios Community College District, you can submit a Prerequisite Challenge Form, located at
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-and-records-forms. If you have not met this requirement by the end of the second week of classes, you will be dropped from the course.


HIST 312    History of the United States (to 1865)    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or eligibility for ENGWR via the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2017); CSU Area D; CSU Area F1; CSU Area F2; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course portrays the growth of the history of America from the pre-Columbian period to 1865 focusing on its institutions and ideals, examining the decisions and developments that shaped our national heritage. The U.S. Constitution and the establishment of American government institutions are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.MaddockEl Dorado EDC A20715747Textbook
This course has a prerequisite of ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into ENGWR 300. On the first day of class be prepared to show documentation that you have met this requirement. Documentation can include copy of transcripts of Los Rios Assessment/Placement test results. If you have met the prerequisites outside the Los Rios Community College District, you can submit a Prerequisite Challenge Form, located at
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-and-records-forms. If you have not met this requirement by the end of the second week of classes, you will be dropped from the course.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.MowrerEl Dorado EDC A20716262Textbook
This course has a prerequisite of ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into ENGWR 300. On the first day of class be prepared to show documentation that you have met this requirement. Documentation can include copy of transcripts of Los Rios Assessment/Placement test results. If you have met the prerequisites outside the Los Rios Community College District, you can submit a Prerequisite Challenge Form, located at http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-and-records-forms. If you have not met this requirement by the end of the second week of classes, you will be dropped from the course.

TBATBALECG.Estep GompertFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16489Textbook
This course has a prerequisite of ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into ENGWR 300. On the first day of class be prepared to show documentation that you have met this requirement. Documentation can include copy of transcripts of Los Rios Assessment/Placement test results. If you have met the prerequisites outside the Los Rios Community College District, you can submit a Prerequisite Challenge Form, located at http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-and-records-forms. If you have not met this requirement by the end of the second week of classes, you will be dropped from the course.
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this class is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information please contact the instructor at estepg@flc.losrios.edu.


HIST 313    History of the United States (1865-1945)    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or eligibility for ENGWR via the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2017); CSU Area D; CSU Area F1; CSU Area F3; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course portrays America's development from the period of Reconstruction following the Civil War in 1865 through the end of the Second World War in 1945, examining the significant ideals, decisions, forces, institutions, individuals, events, and processes that affected continuity and change during this time. Coverage also includes California state and local government.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.MowrerEl Dorado EDC A20715748Textbook
This course has a prerequisite of ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into ENGWR 300. On the first day of class be prepared to show documentation that you have met this requirement. Documentation can include copy of transcripts of Los Rios Assessment/Placement test results. If you have met the prerequisites outside the Los Rios Community College District, you can submit a Prerequisite Challenge Form, located at
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-and-records-forms. If you have not met this requirement by the end of the second week of classes, you will be dropped from the course.

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECA.KnudsonEl Dorado EDC A20716330Textbook
This course has a prerequisite of ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into ENGWR 300. On the first day of class be prepared to show documentation that you have met this requirement. Documentation can include copy of transcripts of Los Rios Assessment/Placement test results. If you have met the prerequisites outside the Los Rios Community College District, you can submit a Prerequisite Challenge Form, located at http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-and-records-forms. If you have not met this requirement by the end of the second week of classes, you will be dropped from the course.


HIST 331    Women in American History    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a survey of U.S. women's history, including the origin and development of the nation's political, social, economic, and intellectual institutions, from pre-contact indigenous societies to the modern era. The diverse roles and contributions of European American, Native American, African American, Mexican American, and Asian American women are emphasized throughout the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W10:30AM-11:50AMLECG.Estep GompertEl Dorado EDC A20716490Textbook
TBATBALECG.Estep GompertEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16490Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.
This course has a prerequisite of ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into ENGWR 300. On the first day of class be prepared to show documentation that you have met this requirement. Documentation can include copy of transcripts of Los Rios Assessment/Placement test results. If you have met the prerequisites outside the Los Rios Community College District, you can submit a Prerequisite Challenge Form, located at
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-and-records-forms. If you have not met this requirement by the end of the second week of classes, you will be dropped from the course.

Human Career Development (HCD)


HCD 310    College Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This comprehensive course is designed to assist students in obtaining the skills and knowledge necessary to reach their educational objectives. Topics include: motivation and discipline, memory development, time management, communication skills, career planning, transfer options, study skills, and personal issues commonly reported by college students. The course is recommended for new students and others who can benefit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECK.Darr-GlynnFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15742Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this class will be held online at the course site at the Los Rios eLearning website
canvas.losrios.edu. The orientation will not be available until the first day of class. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site. Please review this note periodically for more information.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.RobinsonEl Dorado EDC A20516149Textbook

Humanities (HUM)


HUM 300    Classical Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course focuses upon Western culture in its attempt to interpret human experience and identity. The course examines basic human values as exemplified in the arts, philosophy and history. Emphasis is on the Greeks, the Romans, and the Judeo-Christian traditions up to the end of the Middle Ages. Humanities students at FLC may be required to attend a cultural event during the semester at their own expense. In addition, students may be asked to purchase a student response system as part of their course materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.DeVilleEl Dorado EDC A20315753Textbook

HUM 310    Modern Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses upon Western culture in its attempt to interpret human experience and identity. The course examines basic human values as exemplified in the arts, philosophy, and history. Emphasis is on the Renaissance, the Baroque period, and the Modern age. Humanities students at FLC may be required to attend a cultural event during the semester at their own expense. In addition, students may be asked to purchase a student response system as part of their course materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.DeVilleEl Dorado EDC A20316271Textbook

HUM 332    American Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines ideas and values about the American experience by analyzing the literature, art, music, philosophy and history from the beginning of the twentieth-century to the present. The course draws upon the arts of African American, Native American, Asian American, Anglo and Latino cultures as avenues for understanding issues of race, ethnicity, class, and gender as they intersect with mainstream American values. Humanities students at FLC may be required to attend a cultural event during the semester at their own expense. In addition, students may be asked to purchase a student response system as part of their course materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.DeVilleEl Dorado EDC A21416054Textbook
TBATBALECR.DeVilleEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16054Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Mathematics (MATH)


MATH 10    Developing Confidence in Math    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: MATH 20, 30, 100, 110, or 120
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course helps students become more effective learners of mathematics. Topics addressed are how to overcome math anxiety and build confidence in math, study and note taking skills, time management, and test preparation. Students must be enrolled in Math 20, 30, 100, 110 or 120 to take this course or have the permission of the instructor. This course is graded on a Pass/No Pass basis.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Oct 10

MW01:00PM-02:05PMLECK.ClaytonEl Dorado EDC A20216409Textbook
This class starts the first week of the semester. It is designed to help students who are also enrolled in another math class.


MATH 20    Arithmetic    5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course provides group and individual instruction in the fundamentals of arithmetic with an emphasis on written and mental computational skills. In order to enhance mental computational skills, calculators will not be allowed. Topics include operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, signed numbers, percents, ratios, proportions, problem solving, and applications involving measurement and geometry.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MWF10:30AM-12:00PMLECC.WilliamsEl Dorado EDC A21315941Textbook

MATH 30    Pre-Algebra Mathematics    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 20 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course in prealgebra mathematics emphasizes the fundamental operations on integers and decimals as well as in geometric figures, measurement, and algebra with an emphasis on written and mental computational skills. Topics include: fractions; decimals; signed numbers; properties of exponents; scientific notation; evaluation of expressions and formulas; linear equations; algebraic manipulations on polynomials; and the rectangular coordinate system.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MWF08:50AM-10:20AMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A21315761Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.

MW06:00PM-08:20PMLECJ.EitelEl Dorado EDC A21316278Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.


MATH 100    Elementary Algebra    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 30 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course includes the fundamental concepts and operations of algebra with problem solving skills emphasized throughout. Topics include: properties of real numbers, linear equations and inequalities, integer exponents, polynomials, factoring polynomials, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, systems of linear equations and inequalities, the rectangular coordinate system, graphs and equations of lines, and solving quadratic equations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-03:20PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20216232Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.

MWF10:30AM-12:00PMLECD.JordanEl Dorado EDC A20315774Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.

MW01:00PM-03:20PMLECD.JordanEl Dorado EDC A20316415Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.


MATH 120    Intermediate Algebra    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course reviews and extends the concepts of elementary algebra with problem solving skills emphasized throughout. Topics which are reviewed and extended include: linear and quadratic equations, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, exponents, radicals, equations of lines, and systems of equations. New topics include: larger systems of equations, absolute value equations and inequalities, rational exponents, translations and reflections of key function graphs, function notation and function operations, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphs of quadratic and simple polynomial functions, quadratic inequalities, non-linear systems of equations, and an introduction to conic sections. (Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MWF08:50AM-10:20AMLECK.ClaytonEl Dorado EDC A21415784Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.>.

MWF10:30AM-12:00PMLECC.GreeneEl Dorado EDC A20215785Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.

MW06:00PM-08:20PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A21416287Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.


MATH 335    Trigonometry with College Algebra    5 Units

Prerequisite: Math 120 (Intermediate Algebra) and Geometry; both with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This is a full trigonometry course with college algebra concepts reviewed, extended, and integrated when they are relevant to the trigonometric concepts. The trigonometric topics include right triangle trigonometry, unit circle trigonometry, graphs of trigonometric functions, proofs of trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equations, applications of trigonometric functions (laws of sines and cosines), inverse trigonometric functions, polar coordinates, graphing polar functions, and vectors. The algebra topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, complex numbers, in addition to solving equations, inequalities, and systems of equations. A graphing calculator may be required for this course. (Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MWF08:50AM-10:20AMLECC.GreeneEl Dorado EDC A20215789Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.


MATH 370    Pre-Calculus Mathematics    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 335 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to prepare students for Calculus (Math 400 - 402). Course content includes a brief review followed by an in-depth extension of the properties of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. Additional topics include systems of linear and non-linear equations and inequalities, conic sections, sequences and series, binomial theorem, analytic geometry, vectors, parametric, and polar equations. A graphing calculator may be required for this course. (Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MWF10:30AM-12:00PMLECK.ClaytonEl Dorado EDC A21416421Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.


MATH 400    Calculus I    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 370 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the basic concepts of analytic geometry, limits of functions, derivatives, and integrals. Topics covered will include finding the limits of functions by graphing and indeterminate forms of algebraic expressions. Derivatives and integrals involving algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric functions will also be covered. Many applications will be covered, including those involving rectilinear motion, differentials, related rates, graphing, optimization, and finding areas of bounded regions. A graphing calculator may be required for this course. (C-ID MATH 210; Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh08:00AM-10:20AMLECT.CurranEl Dorado EDC A20216063Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.

Medical Technology (MEDTEC)


MEDTEC 311    Advanced Phlebotomy Venipuncture Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Folsom Lake College. Students must also provide documentation of Hepatitis B vaccination status before beginning this class, as students will be handling blood and body fluid specimens in all class sessions. Students are also required to purchase their portion of the college's liability insurance policy.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course meets the minimum requirement of 20 hours of didactic instruction in Advanced Phlebotomy procedures as required by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regulations. Students learn to perform a venipuncture (the penetration of a vein with a needle to withdraw blood for therapeutic or clinical laboratory testing) on other students using the three available systems. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves is required. Students may be required to provide their own transportation on a field trip.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

MW02:15PM-03:35PMLECN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A10916305Textbook
MW03:45PM-05:05PMLABN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A109
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the
Medical Technician Program website.


MEDTEC 340    Immunology and Immunohematology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program or program director approval
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 50 hours LEC ; 66 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the principles of the immune response, including cells and function of the immune system as well as antibody and antigen reactions. Blood grouping, compatibility testing, transfusion medicine, immunological and serological testing procedures are also discussed. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students must also provide documentation of current Tuberculosis clearance and Hepatitis B vaccination status, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T09:30AM-12:20PMLECM.SemnaniEl Dorado EDC C20216307Textbook
Th09:30AM-01:05PMLABTBAEl Dorado EDC A104
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the
Medical Technician Program website.


MEDTEC 350    Clinical Microbiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program or program director approval
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 50 hours LEC ; 66 hours LAB
Description: This course discusses pathogenic bacteria, fungi and parasites. Emphasis is placed on morphology and identification of medically important organisms and techniques used in their identification. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students must also provide documentation of current Tuberculosis clearance and Hepatitis B vaccination status, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:30AM-10:45AMLECJ.PedroEl Dorado EDC C20216309Textbook
MW11:15AM-01:05PMLABJ.PedroEl Dorado EDC A104
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the
Medical Technician Program website.

Nutrition and Foods (NUTRI)


NUTRI 300    Nutrition    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BIOL 300 and CHEM 305 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); AA/AS Area IV (effective Summer 2018); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines nutrition as a science and the chemical properties of nutrients in foods, the sources and functions of the nutrients in all stages of the life cycle, as well as nutrition as a world problem, and consumer problems related to food. Topics emphasized include nutrient metabolism, weight loss, sports nutrition, food safety, the diet-disease relationship, global nutrition and analysis of special nutritional requirements from the prenatal period through the geriatric years. An evaluation of personal dietary habits using current dietary guidelines and nutritional assessment methods will be completed to help students analyze their own nutritional health using scientific principles. Students will be required to complete a personalized dietary analysis. (C-ID NUTR 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.Oliveira da SilvaEl Dorado EDC A20115798Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.HallEl Dorado EDC A20716363Textbook

Philosophy (PHIL)


PHIL 300    Introduction to Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area I ; CSU Area A3; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will apply the critical thinking techniques of analysis, evaluation, and synthesis to areas of philosophical inquiry including meta-philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of religion, history of philosophy, and existentialism. Students will practice distinguishing fact from opinion, employing inductive and deductive reasoning, identifying logical errors and fallacies, and developing oral and written arguments to support their own philosophical perspectives or challenge the perspectives of others. The quality of the course's required writing will reflect the standards of a college-level writing course. (C-ID PHIL 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.TeesEl Dorado EDC A21416277Textbook



TBATBALECC.BauerFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16289Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at bauerc@flc.losrios.edu


PHIL 352    Introduction to World Religions    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the major world religious traditions, including indigenous traditions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Students will study the practices and beliefs of each tradition and will read selected material from the sacred writings of each tradition. Also, the influence of these religions on contemporary issues in the United States including ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, class differences, and sexual orientation is considered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.BauerEl Dorado EDC A21315801Textbook

Fitness (FITNS)


FITNS 306    Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Cardio-Kickboxing is a cardiovascular workout utilizing kicks, punches, calisthenics and rope jumping to elevate heart rate and strengthen all major muscle groups. Students will learn to apply these self defense techniques on Wavemasters and focus mitts to improve accuracy and provide resistance for the muscles. Specific strengthening and stretching exercises will also be included in this class. Students will need to supply themselves with either hand wraps or kick boxing gloves.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.DiehlEl Dorado EDCFC 0119838Textbook

FITNS 390    Basic Yoga    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Summer 2018); CSU Area E2 (effective Fall 2018)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Basic Yoga is designed to enhance fitness levels,increase physical coordination, improve posture, and improve flexibility for all fitness levels. Basic Yoga is a complete fitness program that utilizes poses (asanas) and breathing (pranayama) to achieve both physical health improvements as well as decrease stress throughout the practice of yoga and meditation. Students will need to purchase a Yoga mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.DiehlEl Dorado EDCFC 0119839Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABA.GrahlmanEl Dorado EDCFC 0119840Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.HanrahanEl Dorado EDCFC 0119842Textbook

FITNS 392    Yoga    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Yoga is an East Indian method of mind/body exercise designed to stretch, strengthen, and enhance muscle tone through the practice of asanas (poses) and pranayama (breathing exercises). Yoga practice plus meditation helps decrease stress and increase energy levels while improving focus, concentration, and self-realization. Students will be required to purchase a yoga mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.DiehlEl Dorado EDCFC 0115841Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABA.GrahlmanEl Dorado EDCFC 0119841Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.HanrahanEl Dorado EDCFC 0119843Textbook

FITNS 414    Tai Chi    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores Tai Chi, Qi Gong and the Tai Chi sword. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that emphasizes moving meditation, relaxation, and methods of self-cultivation. Tai Chi is an art of psycho-kinesthetic awareness, mental focus and visualization techniques. Qi Gong is an internal Chinese art that furthers efficient use of physical and psychological energy and breathing techniques that promote a relaxation response, calmness, health, vigor and stress management. Students will practice choreographic forms of Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Tai Chi sword as demonstrated by the instructor. This course surveys Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism philosophical concepts applicable to fluidity of movement, balance, mental concentration, self cultivation and martial arts strategy.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABF.GaviolaEl Dorado EDCFC 0119845Textbook

Physics (PHYS)


PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and MATH 100
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a conceptual overview of Newtonian and modern physics for non-science students. The conceptual or non-mathematical approach to physics is tied to the student's personal experience in their everyday life. The student learns to see physics not as a classroom or laboratory activity, but as a part of his or her surroundings. The class is open to all students with no previous physics course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.Eiteneer-HarmonEl Dorado EDC A10916436Textbook

PHYS 312    Conceptual Physics Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PHYS 310
Advisory: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This laboratory course provides hands-on observation activities and interpretation of data in a variety of experimental situations. Topics include motion, sound, light, heat, electricity, and magnetism.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABD.Eiteneer-HarmonEl Dorado EDC A10919720Textbook

Political Science (POLS)


POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area F2; CSU Area F3; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to political science, American government and politics and is structured to promote political and analytical understanding and thinking regarding American politics and government. Areas of concentration include principles, institutions, problems, processes, theory, philosophy, and ideology. (C-ID POLS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.RepettoEl Dorado EDC A20615807Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.RepettoEl Dorado EDC A20615808Textbook

Psychology (PSYC)


PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The content focuses on the exploration of major psychological theories and concepts, methods, and research findings in psychology. Topics include the biological bases of behavior, perception, cognition and consciousness, learning, memory, emotion, motivation, development, personality, social psychology, psychological disorders and therapeutic approaches, and applied psychology. This course is designed for psychology majors, behavioral and social science majors, and other students who desire a broad overview of the field. (C-ID PSY 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.BeckEl Dorado EDC A20515812Textbook
T06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.Patten ArmbrustEl Dorado EDC A20516241Textbook
TBATBALECE.Patten ArmbrustEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16241Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the scientific study of human interaction, with an emphasis on the individual within a social context. Study includes: social perception, social cognition, attitudes and attitude change, the self and social identity, prejudice, interpersonal attraction, close relationships, social influence, prosocial behavior, aggression, and group behavior. (C-ID PSY 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECB.YoungbloodEl Dorado EDC A20516057Textbook

PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) ; AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a balanced scientific understanding of the biopsychosocial perspective on human sexual behavior from birth through adulthood. The course provides factual, up-to-date nonjudgmental information designed to dispel myths, facilitate problem identification and possible solutions. The course explores the impact of cultural influences on human sexual behaviors of different ethnic groups. A survey of the historical, biological, psychological and sociocultural perspectives and aspects of the diversity of human sexual behavior is compared and contrasted. Topics include sexual anatomy and physiology, conception and childbirth, contraception, sexual development, variations and deviations, sex research, sexually transmitted diseases, sex therapy, intimacy and relationships, and sexual victimization. (C-ID PSY 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.BeckEl Dorado EDC A20515818Textbook

PSYC 368    Cross Cultural Psychology    3 Units

Same As: SWHS 331
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: PSYC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the impact of cultural influences on the psychological and individual development of ethnic group members. Emphasis will be placed on integrating traditional theoretical approaches and current cross-cultural statistical research and theory in the study of African-Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, gays & lesbians, the elderly, and the disabled. This course is not open to those who have completed SWHS 331.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20520260Textbook

PSYC 370    Human Development: A Life Span    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview, from a developmental and psychological perspective, of human development from conception through death, including biological and environmental influences. Theories and research of physical, cognitive, personality, and social development are examined, as well as attention to developmental problems. This course is designed to fulfill General Education, Nursing and Psychology degree requirements. This course is not open to those who have previously completed FCS 324. (C-ID PSY 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECB.GrossEl Dorado EDC A20515957Textbook

PSYC 372    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: ECE 312
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 103; or ESLL 310, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will examine the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of the child from the prenatal period through adolescence. Scientific findings and theoretical insights from a range of disciplines will inform an integrated examination of development during the childhood years. This course is designed to fulfill general education, Psychology degree, and Early Childhood Education requirements. This course is not open to those who have previously taken ECE 312. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T01:00PM-04:05PMLECE.Ferry-PerataEl Dorado EDC A20516456Textbook

Social Work/Human Services (SWHS)


SWHS 331    Cross Cultural Psychology    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 368
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: PSYC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2018); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2018); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the impact of cultural influences on the psychological and individual development of ethnic group members. Emphasis will be placed on integrating traditional theoretical approaches and current cross-cultural statistical research and theory in the study of African-Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, gays & lesbians, the elderly, and the disabled. This course is not open to those who have completed PSYC 368 or HSER 331.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20520258Textbook

Sociology (SOC)


SOC 300    Introductory Sociology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the social and cultural bases that impact human behavior, social interaction, and life opportunities. This course will cover sociological concepts, theoretical approaches, and major fields of sociological inquiry including culture, socialization, social structures and institutions, inequalities and stratification, deviance, and social change. (C-ID SOCI 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECD.CarlsonEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16370Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this class is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Students must activate and check their student email accounts prior to the first week of the semester. For more information, please contact the instructor at diane.carlson@flc.losrios.edu


SOC 321    Race, Ethnicity and Inequality in the United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course uses the sociological perspective to examine the relationship between race, ethnicity, and inequality in the U.S. and covers topics including: prejudice, discrimination, ethnocentrism, individual and institutional racism, privilege, assimilation, civil rights, and other related issues. This course includes an analysis of the social and historical contexts of major racialized and ethnic groups in the U.S. and how these contexts impact current conditions and experiences. (C-ID SOCI 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M06:00PM-09:05PMLECP.BurkeEl Dorado EDC A20715830Textbook

Spanish (SPAN)


SPAN 401    Elementary Spanish    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the first semester introduction to the Spanish language. It is designed for beginning students with little or no previous exposure to the language. It is characterized by an emerging ability to understand and produce appropriate responses in high-frequency situations utilizing learned materials. Speaking will be comprehensible to a sympathetic listener. Verbal and written expression is limited to short, culturally appropriate communication. Students will acquire knowledge of the geography, culture and people of regions where Spanish is spoken and of Spanish-speakers contributions to North American and world cultures. (C-ID SPAN 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh08:30AM-09:20AMLECC.LopezEl Dorado EDC C20115833Textbook
TBATBALECC.LopezEl Dorado EDC ONLINE15833Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which one third of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

TTh09:30AM-10:20AMLABC.LopezEl Dorado EDC C201
TBATBALABC.LopezEl Dorado EDC ONLINE
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


SPAN 402    Elementary Spanish    4 Units

Prerequisite: SPAN 401 with a grade of "C" or better; or two years of high school Spanish.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the second semester of elementary Spanish. It is designed for students who have completed SPAN 401 or two years of high school Spanish. It provides refinement of skills acquired in SPAN 401. Utilizing learned materials, students will gain increased accuracy and ability to understand and produce appropriate responses in high-frequency situations. Speaking and writing will be comprehensible to a sympathetic listener. Verbal and written expression will be limited to short, culturally appropriate communication on a wider range of topics than at the SPAN 401 level. Students will acquire knowledge of the geography, culture and people of regions where Spanish is spoken and of contributions to North American and other world cultures. (C-ID SPAN 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:20AMLECC.LopezEl Dorado EDC C20115762Textbook
TBATBALECC.LopezEl Dorado EDC ONLINE15762Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which one third of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

TTh11:30AM-12:20PMLABC.LopezEl Dorado EDC C201
TBATBALABC.LopezEl Dorado EDC ONLINE
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Statistics (STAT)


STAT 300    Introduction to Probability and Statistics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120 or 125 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to probability and statistics. Topics include: elementary principles and applications of descriptive statistics, elementary probability principles, probability distributions, estimation of parameters, hypothesis testing, linear regression and correlation, and ANOVA. Statistical analysis using a computer statistics package or graphing calculator will be required. (C-ID MATH 110; Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-12:35PMLECT.CurranEl Dorado EDC A20215777Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.

MW06:00PM-08:05PMLECT.CurranEl Dorado EDC A20215778Textbook
Your prerequisite must be cleared before you add this class. Students using a class outside of Los Rios must plan ahead in order to avoid delays in enrollment. For details, go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/student-success/assessment.

Viticulture (VITI)


VITI 300    Viticulture and Enology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course is an introduction to viticulture and enology practices and will explore the history, principles, and practices of wine grape production and an introduction to enology. Additional topics will cover the history of wine grapes, the current status of wine grape industry, and the classification of wine grapes. The basic principles of vineyard establishment and management will be covered as well as the basic principles of enolgy. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:00PM-08:05PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20119618Textbook
Sa09:00AM-12:05PMLABTBAEl Dorado EDC A109

VITI 304    Wine Component Tasting, Hospitality and Service, and Food Pairing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be 21 years of age or older.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers organoleptic wine evaluation, how to pair foods to wine, and wine service hospitality. The course covers organoleptic tasting techniques of wine including varietal characteristics, wine styles, and identification of wine flaws. The course is designed for wine industry personnel and wine enthusiasts. A materials fee of $50.00 is required and payable upon registration.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC C10219706Textbook
Students must be 21 years of age or older in order to take this course.
and will explore the history, principles, and practices of wine grape production and an introduction to enology. Additional topics will cover the history of wine grapes, the current status of wine grape industry, and the classification of wine grapes. The basic principles of vineyard establishment and management will be covered as well as the basic principles of enolgy. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:00PM-08:05PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC A20119618Textbook
Sa09:00AM-12:05PMLABTBAEl Dorado EDC A109

VITI 304    Wine Component Tasting, Hospitality and Service, and Food Pairing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be 21 years of age or older.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers organoleptic wine evaluation, how to pair foods to wine, and wine service hospitality. The course covers organoleptic tasting techniques of wine including varietal characteristics, wine styles, and identification of wine flaws. The course is designed for wine industry personnel and wine enthusiasts. A materials fee of $50.00 is required and payable upon registration.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECTBAEl Dorado EDC C10219706Textbook
Students must be 21 years of age or older in order to take this course.