Fall 2017 Class Schedule (EDC)

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Accounting (ACCT)


ACCT 498    Work Experience in Accounting    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Accounting. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce͟ completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site͟ and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15480 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Administration of Justice (ADMJ)


ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    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 students to the characteristics of the American criminal justice system. Emphasis is placed on examining due process, U.S. Constitutional Rights, criminal activity, crime causation and criminology, domestic and international criminal threats, law enforcement response to criminal activity, and future trends for law enforcement. Students will explore the components of the American justice system, including law enforcement, courts, and correctional services with an emphasis on ethics and leadership. (C-ID AJ 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A207       19996 
Textbook


ADMJ 498    Work Experience in Administration of Justice    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Administration of Justice. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15481 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Anthropology (ANTH)


ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the study of physical or biological anthropology, one of the sub-disciplines of anthropology. Physical anthropology considers the role of culture in the human biological experience. This course traces the evolution of the human line and examines our relationship to our closest living relatives, the non-human primates. This course provides an overview of human genetics, human variation, primatology, human and primate evolution, human growth and development, skeletal anatomy, and forensic anthropology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Tyler              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16075 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Additional information for this class can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.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 tylere@flc.losrios.edu



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 19-Dec 14
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC H.Olts               El Dorado EDC A205       15532 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Olts               El Dorado EDC A109       15533 Textbook


Art (ART)


ART 300    Drawing and Composition I    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
Prerequisite: None.
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 emphasizing the use of line, shape, value, perspective, space, and composition. It introduces and uses various media and techniques for drawing. This is a foundation requirement for all art students. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105       15477 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB A.Hart               El Dorado EDC C105         
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC T.Germany            El Dorado EDC C105       16240 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB T.Germany            El Dorado EDC C105         
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105       15479 Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 302    Drawing and Composition II    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course expands on the drawing skills presented in ART 300 and covers more complex problems in observation, personal expression, and the formal exploration of composition. Students investigate subject, form, and content through the elements of art, principles of design, as well as diverse materials and techniques and historical and contemporary approaches to drawing. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 205)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105       20345 Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB M.Welty              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 304    Figure Drawing I    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This studio class offers drawing from the human figure. There will be lectures and discussion on proportion, anatomy, and the relationship of the figure to space and composition. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       15772 Textbook
W         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 305    Figure Drawing II    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
Prerequisite: ART 304 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course utilizes the skills acquired in ART 304 to pursue more complex work in figure drawing. Topics include the study of anatomy, proportion, foreshortening, figure in space, and color. Students are required to purchase materials needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       16040 Textbook
W         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 320    Design: Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a studio course which covers the elements of art (line, shape, value, space, texture, and color) and principles of design (such as unity, variety, balance, movement, emphasis, proportion, and economy), and the application and historical references of these concepts to both fine and applied arts. The students are required to purchase art materials and tools needed for the course. (C-ID ARTS 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC C105       16140 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 327    Painting I    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the tools, materials, and techniques used in painting. Coursework includes exercises in light and color theory, description of form, color and spatial development, and composition. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       16274 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 328    Painting II    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 327 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intermediate studio painting course for the student who wishes to expand technical skills and work in a more independent framework. The student will initiate and execute progressively complex assignments. Students must purchase all supplies for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105       16276 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB H.Schmid             El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
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 19-Dec 14
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       15821 Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El 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 19-Dec 14
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16226 Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105         


ART 402    Beginning Clay Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
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 19-Dec 14
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       15961 Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El 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 19-Dec 14
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC J.Hayes              El Dorado EDC C105       16047 
Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB J.Hayes              El 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC A213       15912 
Textbook


ARTH 303    Art Survey: Ancient to 14th Century    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 surveys western art from the prehistoric period to the 14th century. The lecture and discussion include the developments of the visual arts and architecture. (C-ID ARTH 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC E.Hwang              El Dorado EDC A214       16242 
Textbook


Astronomy (ASTR)


ASTR 300    Introduction to Astronomy    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 is a general course in astronomy that examines the nature and evolution of the solar system, stars, galaxies, cosmology and life in the universe.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC R.Laurent            El Dorado EDC C215       16145 
Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.



ASTR 400    Astronomy Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ASTR 300 (may be taken previously)
Advisory: MATH 30 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 course introduces students to various types of astronomical observations and presents the tools needed to analyze and interpret astronomical data. The course will cover historical and current observational methods. This will include naked eye and telescopic observations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Eiteneer-Harmon    El Dorado EDC C101       15541 
Textbook


Biology (BIOL)


BIOL 307    Biology of Organisms    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and MATH 100 with grades of "C" or better; 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 ; 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 19-Dec 14
T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Wenzel             El Dorado EDC A101       15779 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Wenzel             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15779 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB M.Wenzel             El Dorado EDC A102         
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 19-Dec 14
WF        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC S.Jahangiri          El Dorado EDC A105       15546 
Textbook
F         11:00AM-02:15PM LAB S.Jahangiri          El 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Holzberg           El Dorado EDC A101       15550 
Textbook
TTh       10:35AM-01:40PM LAB S.Holzberg           El 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Lagala             El Dorado EDC A101       15555 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-05:35PM LAB D.Lagala             El Dorado EDC A102         
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC P.Dao                El Dorado EDC A101       19236 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB P.Dao                El 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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Lagala             El Dorado EDC A101       16352 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-01:35PM LAB D.Lagala             El 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 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Jazbi              El Dorado EDC A101       15561 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-04:35PM LAB P.Jazbi              El Dorado EDC A102         


BIOL 498    Work Experience in Biology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Biology. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16405 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Espinoza           El Dorado EDC A105       15858 
Textbook


BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the leadership skills and abilities needed to manage a multicultural workforce. A primary focus is placed upon the workplace impact of various historical, social, and cultural experiences/perspectives related to gender, age, ethnicity, and disability. Workforce issues related to the diversity of the American consumer's and global consumer's impact on the United States are analyzed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Sherrell-Davis     El Dorado EDC C215       15568 
Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.



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 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A213       15570 
Textbook


BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Business. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15482 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-02:05PM LEC T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A109         
M         02:15PM-05:20PM LAB T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A104       15586 
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W         02:15PM-05:20PM LAB T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A104       15587 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

W         07:40PM-10:45PM LAB J.Stark              El Dorado EDC A104       15764 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        05:25PM-07:30PM LEC J.Stark              El Dorado EDC A105         
M         07:40PM-10:45PM LAB J.Stark              El Dorado EDC A104       15763 Textbook


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 19-Dec 14
TTh       12:10PM-01:30PM LEC D.Green              El Dorado EDC A105       15575 
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TTh       01:40PM-04:45PM LAB D.Green              El Dorado EDC A104         


CHEM 498    Work Experience in Chemistry    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Chemistry. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16409 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Hendricks          El Dorado EDC C202       16368 
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CISC 498    Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Computer Information Science. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16361 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A201       15597 
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W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A201       16258 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16258 Textbook
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. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.



COMM 305    Oral Interpretation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: COMM 301 or ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the field of performance studies through the oral interpretation of various literary genres, including Western and Non-Western literature. The focus is on audience analysis, selection and thematic analysis of literature, script writing, discussion and application of vocal and physiological delivery techniques, program performance, and post-performance evaluation. Theoretical issues and historical developments are examined and applied to the current performance trends in solo, duo and interpreters' theatre. (C-ID COMM 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A201       16333 
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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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16064 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet.The class will meet on campus during the time listed above. Students must check their Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.



COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 with a grade of C or better; or placement into ENGWR 101 via the assessment process.
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 introduces students to the challenges and promises of intercultural communications in the United States. Variations and commonalities in communication patterns across cultures are examined as well as processes and outcomes among persons of different group-based experiential backgrounds. Practical application of factors which influence communication among individuals of different cultures is emphasized. (C-ID COMM 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16259 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet.The class will meet on campus during the time listed above. 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 students 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 students 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Prelip             El Dorado EDC A201       16164 
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COMM 341    Organizational Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; eligibility for ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to allow students to examine both theoretical and pragmatic essentials of effective organizational messages from preparation and presentation to effective observation and analysis. Students will explore the dynamics of organizational communications in various situations including conflict negotiation teams and problem solving/decision making groups. The dynamics of leadership and communication will be explored. Current techniques of evaluating organizational communication for the purpose of improving organizational effectiveness will also be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               El Dorado EDC ONLINE     19378 
Textbook
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 D2L.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 haugp@flc.losrios.edu



COMM 498    Work Experience in Communication and Media Studies    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Communication and Media Studies. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16418 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Dance (DANCE)


DANCE 498    Work Experience in Dance    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Dance. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15957 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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 19-Dec 14
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Ferry-Perata       El Dorado EDC A205       15602 
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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 19-Dec 14
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Peralta            El Dorado EDC A205       19424 
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ECE 498    Work Experience in Early Childhood Education    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Early Childhood Education. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15483 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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 19-Dec 14
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Swanson            El Dorado EDC A105       16413 
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TTh       08:20PM-09:55PM LAB J.Swanson            El Dorado EDC A105         
F         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB J.Swanson            El Dorado EDC A105         
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Swanson            El 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 14-Oct 28
Sa        08:30AM-05:10PM LEC B.Olson-Arenz        El Dorado EDC A105       16094 
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TBA       TBA             LAB B.Olson-Arenz        El Dorado EDC A105         
This class meets October 14, October 21, and October 28. 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 21-Dec 07
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       15960 
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This half (.5) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center will be open the following hours: Daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students must complete an orientation at the Center during the first three weeks or they will be dropped from the class. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 27 hours of work, with an average of approximately 1.7 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. Please call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       15935 Textbook
This one (1) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center will be open the following hours: Daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students must complete an orientation at the center during the first three weeks or they will be dropped from the class. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete at least 54 hours of work, with an average of approximately 3.4 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. Please call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu.



English - Literature (ENGLT)


ENGLT 345    Mythologies of the World    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 300 via the assessment process.
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 some of the myths underlying the western world view, and recognizes diversity and commonality in myths from Middle Eastern, Native North American, African, Asian, and South American cultures. Students compare and contrast myths from different cultures and analyze various themes, including: the goddess culture, the nature of creation, the dying and reviving god, and the hero's journey. In addition, students will identify Judaeo-Christian themes in various myths and evaluate the myths' psychological applications. From this process, they will gain an understanding of ethnocentrism, ethnicity and racism and the impact of these on the American experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC A213       15846 
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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 21-Dec 07
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       15929 
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This one (1) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center will be open the following hours: Daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students must complete an orientation at the center during the first three weeks or they will be dropped from the class. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 18 hours of work, with an average of approximately 1.1 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. Please call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       15930 Textbook
This two (2) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center will be open the following hours: Daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students must complete an orientation at the center during the first three weeks or they will be dropped from the class. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 36 hours of work, with an average of approximately 2.2 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. Please call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu.



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
Enrollment Limitation: This course is not open to students who have successfully completed a three unit reading class at the ENGRD 200 level.
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 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Larry-Kearney      El Dorado EDC C214       15882 
Textbook


English - Writing (ENGWR)


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 21-Dec 07
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       15922 
Textbook
This two (2) unit class is recommended only for very basic writers who placed into the course by assessment. All others should take ENGWR 46 instead. Both courses are offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center will be open the following hours: Daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students must complete an orientation at the Center during the first three weeks or they will be dropped from ENGWR 39. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 36 hours of work, with an average of approximately 2.2 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. Please call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu.



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 English Center hours of operation.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Dec 07
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       15995 
Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center will be open the following hours: Daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students must complete an orientation at the center during the first three weeks or they will be dropped from the class. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 27 hours of work, with an average of approximately 1.7 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. Please call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu.



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 21-Dec 07
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       16250 
Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center will be open the following hours: Daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students must complete an orientation at the center during the first three weeks or they will be dropped from the class. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 18 hours of work, with an average of approximately 1.1 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. Please call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu.



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 21-Dec 07
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Leland             El Dorado EDC C213       15997 
Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center will be open the following hours: Daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students must complete an orientation at the center during the first three weeks or they will be dropped from the class. Students will have 15.8 weeks to complete 27 hours of work, with an average of approximately 1.7 hours of work per week. All work must be completed in the English Center. Please call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu.



ENGWR 51    Developmental Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 41 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This writing course, designed to prepare students for ENGWR 101, will focus on paragraph and short essay writing. Students will study and practice the writing process, learn to create clear and correct sentences, and develop the skills necessary to write a variety of focused, developed, organized paragraphs and short essays. Level appropriate related readings will help students develop critical thinking skills. Students will be responsible for writing up to five full-process essays as part of a 3000 word writing requirement for this class.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC K.Brown              El Dorado EDC C214       15616 
Textbook
This course is part of a pilot study in which students will receive 18 additional TBA lab hours of tutoring and assistance in the EDC English Center as part of the class requirements. To receive an additional .5 unit of credit for this participation, students should also enroll in ENGLB 71 (#15960 for .5 unit). For more information, please email Kathy Leland at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or call 530-642-5637.
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.

TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC A.Knudson            El Dorado EDC C214       16377 Textbook
This course is part of a pilot study in which students will receive 18 additional TBA lab hours of tutoring and assistance in the EDC English Center as part of the class requirements. To receive an additional .5 unit of credit for this participation, students should also enroll in ENGLB 71 (#15960 for .5 unit). For more information, please email Kathy Leland at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or call 530-642-5637.
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.

TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC H.Beatty             El Dorado EDC A201       16042 Textbook
This course is part of a pilot study in which students will receive 18 additional TBA lab hours of tutoring and assistance in the EDC English Center as part of the class requirements. To receive an additional .5 unit of credit for this participation, students should also enroll in ENGLB 71 (#15960 for .5 unit). For more information, please email Kathy Leland at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu or call 530-642-5637.
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 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 19-Dec 14
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC B.Planinz            El Dorado EDC C214       15621 
Textbook
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.

MW        10:30AM-12:35PM LEC E.Mailman            El Dorado EDC C214       15622 Textbook
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.

TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC D.Powell             El Dorado EDC A203       15849 Textbook
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.

TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC A.Nevins             El Dorado EDC A204       15623 Textbook
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.

MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC A.Nevins             El Dorado EDC A213       16043 Textbook
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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC A213       16179 
Textbook
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.

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC A211       15632 Textbook
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.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Siegfried          El Dorado EDC C101       15633 Textbook
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.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Siegfried          El Dorado EDC C101       15634 Textbook
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.

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Royer              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15635 Textbook
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. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Students will not have access to the course until the first day of classes.
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.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC H.Beatty             El Dorado EDC A211       15636 Textbook
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 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Powell             El Dorado EDC C214       16256 
Textbook
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.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Lacy               El Dorado EDC ONLINE     19452 Textbook
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. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Students will not have access to the course until the first day of classes.
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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Roehr              El Dorado EDC A213       15817 
Textbook
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.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC K.Meyer              El Dorado EDC A211       15639 Textbook
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 19-Dec 14
M         05:30PM-07:00PM LAB A.Bjerke             El Dorado EDC C202       15932 
Textbook
This class is offered at 0.5 units.



ESL - Writing (ESLW)


ESLW 20    Novice Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ESL 91
Advisory: ESLL 20 and ESLR 20; one year of adult school and concurrent enrollment in ESL Reading and Listening/Speaking courses at the student's assessed levels are highly recommended.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: ESLW 20 is a writing course for non-native English speakers at the novice level. This course is an introduction to writing in English. Students write about familiar topics focusing on the structure of English sentences including parts of speech and word order. Emphasis is on the production of clear, basic written sentences using common everyday vocabulary. Question formation is also demonstrated and practiced. By the end of the semester, students will be able to write simple sentences using correct grammar.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        07:10PM-09:15PM LEC A.Bjerke             El Dorado EDC C201       20149 
Textbook


Environmental Technology (ENVT)


ENVT 353    Science for Water and Wastewater Operators    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENVT 351
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will cover three topic areas, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics as they apply to operation, maintenance, and management of water and wastewater facilities. The course is intended to provide the student with a fundamental understanding of the sciences underlying studies of water and wastewater conveyance and treatment. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Abney              El Dorado EDC A101       20152 
Textbook
F         05:30PM-08:45PM LAB C.Abney              El Dorado EDC A214         


ENVT 360    Water Distribution Operation and Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an understanding of drinking water distribution systems operation and maintenance. Topics covered include: design criteria, storage, pumping, flow control, construction methods, disinfection, control of water quality in a water distribution system, federal and state drinking water regulations, maintenance and administration of a water distribution system. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required. This course prepares students for state distribution operator exams.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Neri               El Dorado EDC A214       20158 
Textbook


ENVT 498    Work Experience in Environmental Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Environmental Technology. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16015 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Fire Technology (FT)


FT 303    Building Construction for Fire Protection    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course addresses the components of building construction that relate to the fire service. Specific focus is on elements of construction and the design of structures that are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, pre-planning fire operations and emergency operations at fires. Topics include wood, masonry, steel, and concrete construction, principles of fire and smoke growth, and fire resistance construction, the relationship between building types and Urban Search & Rescue Team capacity and Wildland/Urban Interface building requirements.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Whitt              Off Campus SSR BOARDROOM 19456 
Textbook
This class meets in the Boardroom at the Shingle Springs Rancheria, 5168 Honpie Road, Placerville.



FT 304    Fire Behavior and Combustion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled. Topics include fire chemistry and physics, combustion processes, extinguishing agents, hazardous materials, and fire control strategies and tactics in various environments.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Whitt              Off Campus SSR BOARDROOM 19457 
Textbook
This class meets in the Boardroom at the Shingle Springs Rancheria, 5168 Honpie Road, Placerville.



FT 498    Work Experience in Fire Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Fire Technology. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15484 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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 19-Dec 14
Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Welsh              El Dorado EDC A109       15814 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Welsh              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15814 Textbook
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 310    Human Geography: Exploring Earth's Cultural Landscapes    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 investigates the diverse patterns of human settlement, development, and movement on earth, which evolved as a result of cultural and environmental factors. Emphasis is placed on understanding global population and migration patterns, language, religion, ethnicity, political and economic systems, development issues, agriculture and urbanization. (C-ID GEOG 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC T.Krabacher          El Dorado EDC C215       16029 
Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.



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, Nov 02-Nov 30
Th        04:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Pittman            El Dorado EDC A109       19470 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Pittman            El Dorado EDCTBA         19470 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pittman            El Dorado EDCTBA           
This field class will explore the geography of the American River Canyon. 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 November 2 and November 30, with a field trip on November 3-4. Only students enrolled in the course and have signed the appropriate waivers and other documents may participate. Transportation will be provided by Folsom Lake College. 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 19-Dec 14
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC K.Stevens            El Dorado EDC A109       16057 
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Gerontology (GERON)


GERON 498    Work Experience in Gerontology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Gerontology. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15973 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gregory            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      20530 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Diehl              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16330 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course will be online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.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 diehlk@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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Mowrer             El Dorado EDC A207       15805 
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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 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC R.Maddock            El Dorado EDC A207       15661 
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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.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Mowrer             El Dorado EDC A207       16238 Textbook
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.

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Gompert            El Dorado EDC ONLINE     19485 Textbook
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 D2L.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.
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 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC R.Mowrer             El Dorado EDC A207       15662 
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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.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Knudson            El Dorado EDC A207       16325 Textbook
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) (effective Summer 2017); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; CSU Area F1; CSU Area F2; 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 19-Dec 14
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Gompert            El Dorado EDC A207       19486 
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TBA       TBA             LEC G.Gompert            El Dorado EDC ONLINE     19486 Textbook
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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Robinson           El Dorado EDC A204       15655 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Robinson           El Dorado EDC A205       16106 Textbook


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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.DeVille            El Dorado EDC A211       15671 
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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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.DeVille            El Dorado EDC A211       16247 
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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 19-Dec 14
Th        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC R.DeVille            El Dorado EDC A205       15999 
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TBA       TBA             LEC R.DeVille            El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15999 Textbook
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.



Human Services (HSER)


HSER 300    Introduction to Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a comprehensive overview of the field of Human Services in private and public agencies. The course topics include learning of agency functions and worker activities. Topics will be explored through reading, class discussion, and guest speakers from community human service agencies. Emphasis is on the roles and skills of associate para-professionals such as health workers, activity directors for the elderly, and adolescent and child welfare assistants. A field trip may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Van Noord          El Dorado EDC A204       15665 
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HSER 340    Introduction to Chemical Dependency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) ; CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces and examines the psychological and physiological effects of chemical dependency on the individual. Also included is an analysis of the effects of substance abuse on the family: the sociological and economic conditions contributing to substance abuse, and a description of communication efforts at prevention and treatment. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Van Noord          El Dorado EDC A204       15863 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Van Noord          El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15863 Textbook
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.



HSER 365    Techniques of Group Counseling    3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic elements and techniques of group counseling. Through class discussions, in-class practice, and role plays students will learn the knowledge and skills needed for effective group facilitation. The course emphasizes different types of groups, stages of group process, and techniques for counseling specific populations including individuals with substance use disorders and those from diverse backgrounds.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A204       19521 
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HSER 367    Advanced Practices in Human Services     3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 366 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This advanced practicum course provides research and supervised field experience in public and/or private agencies providing mental health, corrections, chemical dependency, and child/adolescent treatment services. Students integrate concepts, values, and skills acquired from previous courses and apply their knowledge to the process of helping others via internships. Field trips are required and students provide their own transportation. This course is not open to students who have previously taken HSER 499: Experimental Offering in Human Services (Advanced Practices in Human Services).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC K.Jones              El Dorado EDC A211       16193 
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TBA       TBA             LAB K.Jones              El Dorado EDCTBA           
6.8 hours TBA per week



HSER 498    Work Experience in Human Services    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Human Services. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15485 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Learn Tutor Acad Tech (LTAT)


LTAT 1000    Supervised Tutoring    0 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 50 hours LAB
Description: This course offers individualized and/or group tutoring that is designed to assist students to increase their success in college courses. Content will vary depending upon the adjunct course. Attention will be given to discipline specific study skills and utilization of campus resources.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Raskin             El Dorado EDCTBA         20021 
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Management (MGMT)


MGMT 498    Work Experience in Management    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Management. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16020 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Marketing (MKT)


MKT 498    Work Experience in Marketing    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Marketing. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16027 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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 21-Oct 04
MW        01:00PM-02:05PM LEC K.Clayton            El Dorado EDC A202       19184 
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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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-12:50PM LEC K.Armbrust           El Dorado EDC A203       15873 
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MATH 30    Pre-Algebra Mathematics    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 20 or 25 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 19-Dec 14
MWF       08:50AM-10:20AM LEC D.Jordan             El Dorado EDC A206       15679 
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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.

MW        06:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Eitel              El Dorado EDC C101       16254 Textbook
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.



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 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:30PM LEC T.Curran             El Dorado EDC A202       15692 
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TBA       TBA             LEC T.Curran             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15692 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately one-third of the class is online . The class will meet on campus twice a week during the times listed above. This class includes approximately 2 hours per week of online instruction.
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.

MWF       10:30AM-12:00PM LEC D.Jordan             El Dorado EDC C101       19202 Textbook
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.



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 19-Dec 14
MWF       08:50AM-10:20AM LEC K.Clayton            El Dorado EDC A203       15702 
Textbook
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.

MWF       10:30AM-12:00PM LEC C.Greene             El Dorado EDC A202       15703 Textbook
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.

MW        03:30PM-05:50PM LEC K.Armbrust           El Dorado EDC A202       16264 Textbook
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.



MATH 310    Mathematical Discovery    3 Units

Prerequisite: Math 110 (Geometry) or one year of high school Geometry and Math 120 (Intermediate Algebra); 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: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to enhance students' understanding of mathematics by involving them in the mathematical process of exploration, conjecture, and proof. Students will explore mathematical patterns and relations, formulate conjectures, and prove their conjectures. Areas of mathematics from which content may be derived include number theory, statistics, probability, geometry, and sequences and series. This course is recommended for students interested in a career in education. (Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Roberts            El Dorado EDC A201       15704 
Textbook
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.



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 19-Dec 14
MWF       08:50AM-10:20AM LEC C.Greene             El Dorado EDC A202       15707 
Textbook
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.



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 19-Dec 14
MWF       10:30AM-12:00PM LEC K.Clayton            El Dorado EDC A214       19238 
Textbook
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.



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 19-Dec 14
TTh       08:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Curran             El Dorado EDC A202       16009 
Textbook
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.



Medical Technology (MEDTEC)


MEDTEC 311    Advanced Phlebotomy Venipuncture Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUSTEC 307.1
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 12-Dec 08
MW        02:15PM-03:35PM LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109       16287 
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MW        03:45PM-05:05PM LAB N.Cherok-Fenner      El 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 19-Dec 14
T         09:30AM-12:20PM LEC M.Semnani            El Dorado EDC C202       16289 
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Th        09:30AM-01:05PM LAB M.Semnani            El 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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:30AM-10:45AM LEC J.Pedro              El Dorado EDC C202       16291 
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MW        11:15AM-01:05PM LAB J.Pedro              El 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 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Oliveira da Silva  El Dorado EDC A105       15717 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC K.Cooper             El Dorado EDC C214       16369 Textbook


NUTRI 498    Work Experience in Nutrition    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Nutrition. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     19450 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Bauer              El Dorado EDC A213       16253 
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TBA       TBA             LEC D.Considine          El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16266 Textbook
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 D2L.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 considd@flc.losrios.edu



PHIL 310    Introduction to Ethics    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 introduces the student to classical and contemporary ethical theories and their application to a variety of contemporary moral issues such as capital punishment, animal rights, affirmative action, abortion, euthanasia, torture, and same-sex marriage. (C-ID PHIL 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Bauer              El Dorado EDC A211       19343 
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Physical Education - Kinesiology (KINES)


KINES 498    Work Experience in Physical Education    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Physical Education. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15978 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Fitness (FITNS)


FITNS 381    Weight Training    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 class is designed to develop muscular fitness through progressive resistance training. Students will set up a personalized weight training program based on fitness assessments and personal goals. Proper lifting technique, safety and program design will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Bonifacini         El Dorado EDCFC 05       19453 
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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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Diehl              El Dorado EDCFC 01       15760 
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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 19-Dec 14
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Eiteneer-Harmon    El Dorado EDC C101       19349 
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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) (effective Summer 2017); 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Repetto            El Dorado EDC A206       15726 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Repetto            El Dorado EDC A206       15727 Textbook


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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Beck               El Dorado EDC A205       15731 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Patten Armbrust    El Dorado EDC A205       16211 Textbook


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 19-Dec 14
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Gross              El Dorado EDC A205       16002 
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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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Beck               El Dorado EDC A205       15737 
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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 19-Dec 14
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Lynch              El Dorado EDC A213       15891 
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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 19-Dec 14
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Peralta            El Dorado EDC A205       19425 
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Real Estate (RE)


RE 110    Legal Aspects of Real Estate    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces California Real Estate law. Topics include: the sources of law and the judicial system; agency; duties and responsibilities of licensees; contracts and their application to real estate; property ownership and management; real estate security devices; property rights, liens and homesteads; and landlord-tenant law, land use controls, and title insurance and escrow. Completion of the course applies toward the California Department of Real Estate education requirements for the broker's examination.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Ellerman           El Dorado EDC A214       15738 
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RE 300    California Real Estate Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This fundamental real estate course covers the basic laws and principles of California real estate, introducing students to the background and terminology necessary for advanced study in specialized real estate courses. Topics include real estate regulation, title, possession, encumbrances and financing. This course is required by the California Department of Real Estate prior to taking the real estate salesperson's examination.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC G.Zeller             El Dorado EDC A212       15741 
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Sign Language Studies (SILA)


SILA 305    American Sign Language 1    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a beginning course in a series of four courses in American Sign Language, ASL. ASL employs the visual channel, which Deaf Americans and Deaf Canadians use. The instructional activities are based on immersion approach, which the learners develop the language competency to communicate with ASL users. This is one of four serial courses designed to be equivalent to two years of high school foreign language.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Lennert            El Dorado EDC A205       15744 
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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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Carlson            El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16376 
Textbook
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 D2L.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 19-Dec 14
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Burke              El Dorado EDC A206       15749 
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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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Lopez              El Dorado EDC C201       15752 
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TBA       TBA             LAB C.Lopez              El 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.

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Divittorio         El Dorado EDC C201       16313 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB A.Divittorio         El Dorado EDC C201         


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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Lopez              El Dorado EDC C201       15680 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Lopez              El 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 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC T.Curran             El Dorado EDC A202       15695 
Textbook
Your prerequisite must be verified before you register for this class. For more information please go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/Student-Services/Admissions and Records/Admissions-Information/Prerequisite-Information.xml


MW        07:00PM-09:05PM LEC T.Curran             El Dorado EDC A203       15696 Textbook
Your prerequisite must be verified before you register for this class. For more information please go to http://www.flc.losrios.edu/Student-Services/Admissions and Records/Admissions-Information/Prerequisite-Information.xml




Theatre Arts (TA)


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Theatre Arts. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16024 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Work Experience (WEXP)


WEXP 198    Work Experience - General    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job.
Hours: 225 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation. Additionally, students must complete 75 hours of paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of paid work experience or 60 hours of unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken two times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 6 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an e-mail account. First time students are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15487 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



WEXP 498    Work Experience in (Subject)    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15486 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.