Spring 2018 Class Schedule (EDC)

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Administration of Justice (ADMJ)


ADMJ 301    Investigative Report Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a study of the techniques of preparing written investigative reports in a clear, comprehensive, concise, and logical manner. Emphasis is placed on administration of justice terminology, use of English and organization of information, note taking and report writing, and presentation of testimony in court.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.HopkinsEl Dorado EDC A21116366TextbookFree Digital Book

Allied Health (AH)


AH 110    Medical Language for Health-Care Providers    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an orientation to medical language including basic structure of medical term prefixes, suffixes, and roots, and combining forms with emphasis on analysis, spelling, and pronunciation. The course builds a medical vocabulary applicable to the specialties of medicine, the systems of the body, names of major diseases, and terms used in physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment. The purchase of a standard medical dictionary is also required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.YeagerEl Dorado EDC A20615862Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.ThompsonEl Dorado EDC A10916411Textbook

ANTH 301    Physical Anthropology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ANTH 300 (may be taken previously)
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory laboratory course dealing with human evolution, human and non-human primate variation, genetics, and skeletal biology. This course provides hands-on experience with skeletal remains, anthropometric equipment, genetic testing, and other materials and techniques necessary to an holistic understanding of biological anthropology. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.ThompsonEl Dorado EDC A10916311Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECH.OltsEl Dorado EDC A21115869Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

W10:30AM-12:20PMLECM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C10515821Textbook
W12:20PM-12:55PMLABM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C105
M10:30AM-12:55PMLABM.WeltyEl Dorado EDC C105
This is a lecture-lab class. The lecture meets on W from 10:30 am - 12:20 pm., lab meets on M from 10:30 am - 12:55 pm AND W from 12:20 pm - 12:55 pm.


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, Jan 13-May 16

W01:30PM-03:20PMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10519661Textbook
W03:20PM-03:55PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105
M01:30PM-03:55PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105
This is a lecture-lab class. The lecture meets on W from 1:30 pm - 3:20 pm., lab meets on M from 1:30 pm - 3:55 pm AND W from 3:20 pm - 3:55 pm.


ART 332    Oil Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the medium and techniques used in oil painting. Topics include indirect and direct painting techniques in oil, application of elements of art and principles of design to depict diverse subjects in naturalistic and abstract representations, and self-expression through the medium of oil paint. Students are required to purchase supplies needed for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W05:00PM-06:50PMLECH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C10519663Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABH.SchmidEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 370    Three Dimensional Design    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
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 covering the study of three-dimensional designs. Course topics include application of the elements of art and principles of design to create three dimensional forms. Use of diverse materials and techniques used in three dimensional forms will be included. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools. (C-ID ARTS 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:30AM-10:20AMLECA.HartEl Dorado EDC C10519665Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABA.HartEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 383    Metal Design: Emphasis In Fabrication    3 Units

Course Family:
Small Metal Arts
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Each student should be able to demonstrate the ability to independently and safely operate the classroom equipment and machinery according to the standards set by the instructor on the first day of class. Students who are sensitive to loud noises are advised not to take this class.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers historical and contemporary approaches to fabrication of metal and jewelry design. Sculptural jewelry forms will be made utilizing processes of fabricating, surfacing, soldering, forming and forging of metals. Steel hammers, anvils, and other equipment will be used in the class. Basic methods and techniques for use with silver and base metals will be covered. Students will need to purchase art materials and tools.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Sa09:00AM-10:50AMLECA.HartEl Dorado EDC C10516416Textbook
Sa11:00AM-02:05PMLABA.HartEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 387    Intermediate Metal Design: Emphasis in Forming    3 Units

Course Family:
Small Metal Arts
Prerequisite: ART 383 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: Each student should be able to demonstrate the ability to independently and safely operate the classroom equipment and machinery according to the standards set by the instructor on the first day of class. Students who are sensitive to loud noises are advised not to take this class.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intermediate course offering a historical and contemporary approach to the forming of metal and jewelry design. This course encompasses the wide range of procedures used to convert flat metal into volumetric form using the hydraulic press and the rolling mill in forming three- dimensional metal objects. Steel hammers, anvils, and other equipment will be used in the class. A basic set of tools, metals, and supplies will be available for purchase at the college bookstore.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Sa09:00AM-10:50AMLECA.HartEl Dorado EDC C10516418Textbook
Sa11:00AM-02:05PMLABA.HartEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECC.HackerEl Dorado EDC C10516135Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABC.HackerEl 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, Jan 13-May 16

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECC.HackerEl Dorado EDC C10516595Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABC.HackerEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 402    Beginning Clay Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2018)
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, Jan 13-May 16

T12:30PM-02:20PMLECC.HackerEl Dorado EDC C10516149Textbook
T02:30PM-05:35PMLABJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C105
T02:30PM-05:35PMLABC.HackerEl 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, Jan 13-May 16

T12:30PM-02:20PMLECC.HackerEl Dorado EDC C10516354Textbook
T02:30PM-05:35PMLABJ.HayesEl Dorado EDC C105
T02:30PM-05:35PMLABC.HackerEl Dorado EDC C105

ART 495    Independent Studies in Art    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course involves a student working individually on a topic of study and research beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. Upon the approval of the proposed topic, the student will work and keep in contact with the advisory faculty to successfully complete the topic study. Students may take this course up to four times without duplication of the topics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABA.HartFLC MAIN FLCTBA 21399Textbook

Art History (ARTH)


ARTH 309    Art Survey: Renaissance to 19th 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 is a survey of art from the Proto-Renaissance (13th and 14th centuries) to Romanticism (19th century). The course examines paintings, sculptures, graphic art, artifacts, and architecture from western culture. This is a required course for students seeking the A.A. degree in Art History, AA-T degree in Art History and AA-T degree in Studio Art. (Part of C-ID ARTH 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.MirmobinyEl Dorado EDC A21416485Textbook

ARTH 312    Women in Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTH 300 and ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a survey course of women's art: how women are portrayed in the visual arts and the study of female artists and their works from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. The lecture and discussion include both European and non-European arts of women.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.HwangEl Dorado EDC A20319668Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECD.Eiteneer-HarmonEl Dorado EDC C10116451Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.Eiteneer-HarmonEl Dorado EDC C10115878Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

Th07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.Eiteneer-HarmonEl Dorado EDC C10115880Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

T05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.WenzelEl Dorado EDC A21315883Textbook
TBATBALECM.WenzelEl Dorado EDC ONLINE15883Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.WenzelEl Dorado EDC A104
This is a hybrid lecture-lab course in which approximately half of the lecture is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


BIOL 310    General Biology    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

WF09:30AM-10:50AMLECS.JahangiriEl Dorado EDC A10515919Textbook
F11:00AM-02:05PMLABS.JahangiriEl Dorado EDC A102

BIOL 350    Environmental Biology    3 Units

Same As: ENVT 304
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of ecosystems and natural resources. Major topics covered include scientific methods, data interpretation, ecological principles, ecosystem functioning, conservation biology, resource use (including historical and cultural values) and management, and human-caused environmental impacts (e.g. pollution). This course provides the background needed to understand major global and regional issues such as acid rain, global warming, hazardous waste disposal, deforestation, ecological sustainability, and endangered species recovery. BIOL 350 is a general education course that is especially useful for Environmental Technology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Recreation, Education, and Political Science majors. This course is the same as ENVT 304. You cannot enroll in this course if you have passed ENVT 304. Field trips, attendance at public meetings, and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.KellerEl Dorado EDC A10515827Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.HolzbergEl Dorado EDC A10116100Textbook
TTh10:35AM-01:40PMLABS.HolzbergEl Dorado EDC A102

BIOL 430    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.LagalaEl Dorado EDC A20116103Textbook
MW10:30AM-01:35PMLABD.LagalaEl Dorado EDC A102
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.LagalaEl Dorado EDC A10120176Textbook
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.Weyland WatsonEl 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.LagalaEl Dorado EDC A10116251Textbook
TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLABD.LagalaEl Dorado EDC A102
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECP.DaoEl Dorado EDC A20116171Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABP.DaoEl 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, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECP.JazbiEl Dorado EDC A10115893Textbook
MW02:30PM-04:35PMLABP.JazbiEl Dorado EDC A102

Business (BUS)


BUS 300    Introduction to Business    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECL.KolledaEl Dorado EDC A21115922Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECC.EllermanEl Dorado EDC A21316229Textbook

BUS 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This class provides an overview of the various elements involved in starting and operating a small business. It introduces such topics as developing a business plan, finding financial resources, developing personal and business goals, meeting legal requirements, understanding marketing concepts, and other topics of interest to the entrepreneur.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECD.BuchEl Dorado EDC ONLINE20258Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please go to www.flc.losrios.edu/~buch.

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:30AM-10:35AMLECL.Gillies-DohertyEl Dorado EDC A10116075Textbook
F09:00AM-12:05PMLABL.Gillies-DohertyEl Dorado EDC A104



TTh12:00PM-02:05PMLECT.FosterEl Dorado EDC A105
T02:15PM-05:20PMLABT.FosterEl Dorado EDC A10416616Textbook
Th02:15PM-05:20PMLABT.FosterEl Dorado EDC A10416653Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW05:20PM-07:25PMLECJ.StarkEl Dorado EDC A105
M07:35PM-10:50PMLABJ.StarkEl Dorado EDC A10416078Textbook
W07:35PM-10:40PMLABJ.StarkEl Dorado EDC A10416079Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.


CHEM 401    General Chemistry II    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: 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 course is a continuation of the two-semester series in general college chemistry, General Chemistry I (Chem 400) and General Chemistry II (Chem 401). CHEM 401 is intended for students majoring in the scientific disciplines including chemistry, biology, physics, and geology. Topics presented in the course include kinetics, equilibrium, acid/base chemistry, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and coordination chemistry. A brief introduction to Organic Chemistry is included. Laboratory experiments include qualitative and quantitative analysis. (Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:30PM-01:50PMLECM.SamplesEl Dorado EDC A10916084Textbook
MW02:00PM-05:05PMLABM.SamplesEl Dorado EDC A104

Computer Info Science - Core (CISC)


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.HendricksEl Dorado EDC C20216674Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20116743Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECF.WintersEl Dorado EDC A21316260Textbook

COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: COMM 301
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers both the theory and practice of argumentation and debate. Students will learn to effectively develop and respond to reasoned written and oral arguments, to critically evaluate various types of evidence, to identify fallacies in reasoning and language, and to advocate within the structures of formal debate and public advocacy. Students will develop critical thinking and communication skills necessary to advance a cogent, cohesive argument in support of a proposition, as well as defend and refute arguments. (C-ID COMM 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.BoylanEl Dorado EDC A21116607Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20119670Textbook

COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or eilibility for ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Group communication is pervasive in all academic, professional, and social environments. This course is designed to increase studentsâ understanding of group communication and to prepare students to function more effectively in various types of groups. Students will learn about the dynamics of group roles, the multiple functions of groups, leadership styles, conflict management, problem-solving, and decision-making. Individual and group presentations are required. Videorecording equipment may be used as an aid to the studentâs self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.BoylanEl Dorado EDC A21119671Textbook

Early Childhood Education (ECE)


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, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.PeraltaEl Dorado EDC A20516164Textbook

Economics (ECON)


ECON 302    Principles of Macroeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.; or one full year of High School Algebra II with grades of "C" or better in each semester.
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 is a graphical and functional analysis of the economy as a whole. It focuses on the economy's well-being, problems, and possible solutions. Major topics include: market demand and supply; macroeconomic sectors, goals, and problems (unemployment, inflation, business cycles, and deficits); the economy's output and price level; aggregate demand, aggregate supply, and equilibrium; and macroeconomic policies (fiscal and monetary) aimed at solving problems and stabilizing the economy. Related topics such as international trade, international finance, and economic growth are also discussed. Coursework includes solving algebraic equations and graphing straight and curvilinear lines as taught in Intermediate Algebra. (C-ID ECON 202)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.FitchEl Dorado EDC A20715915Textbook
TBATBALECS.FitchEl Dorado EDC ONLINE15915Textbook
This is a hybrid class in which half of the meeting time is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The class will meet once each week during the time listed above.


ECON 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Same As: BUS 320
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to assist individuals in analyzing their financial affairs. Elements and conceptual basis of financial planning, analysis, and decision making in areas of budgeting, taxes, borrowing, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement will be examined with an emphasis on principles to develop students' economic decision making. Students will be using mathematical concepts as well as reading and interpreting written and oral instructions. This course is not open to students who have received credit for ECON 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECM.WatanabeEl Dorado EDC ONLINE20260Textbook
TBATBALECM.WatanabeEl Dorado EDCTBA 20260Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at watanam@flc.losrios.edu

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-08:10PMLECJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDC A10516686Textbook
TTh08:20PM-10:10PMLABJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDC A105
F06:00PM-09:05PMLABJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDC A105
TBATBALABJ.SwansonEl Dorado EDCTBA
In addition to the class times listed above, students must complete 24 hours of 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, Mar 03-Mar 17

Sa08:30AM-05:10PMLECB.Olson-ArenzEl Dorado EDC A10516297Textbook
TBATBALABB.Olson-ArenzEl Dorado EDC A105
This class meets March 3, March 10, and March 17. Additionally, there are 4 hours TBA per week (Ride-A-Long in the Emergency Department or Ambulance). 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, Jan 17-May 10

TBATBALABK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316128Textbook
This half (.5) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 1.7 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center or other designated areas.

TBATBALABK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316129Textbook
This one (1) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 3.4 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center or other designated areas.

English - Literature (ENGLT)


ENGLT 321    American Literature II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative American literature from approximately 1865 (the post-Civil War period) to the present, with consideration of important aspects of American literary history. It begins with the end of the Romantic period and follows the rise of Realism and Modernism. The course may incorporate examples of local color, regionalism, social criticism, naturalism and determinism, and/or works by "Lost Generation" or modernist writers as well as contemporary authors and poets. (C-ID ENGL 135)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC A21316335Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316244Textbook
This two (2) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. This individualized class is appropriate for a wide range of skill levels, from basic to advanced. The Center is open daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 2.2 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-May 10

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316243Textbook
This one (1) unit class is offered in The English Center, located in C213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. This individualized class is appropriate for a wide range of skill levels, from basic to advanced. The Center is open daily 9:00am to 2:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 1.1 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.

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, Jan 17-May 10

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316231Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in Building C, room 213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 2.2 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.


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, Jan 17-May 10

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316275Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in Building C, room 213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 1.7 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.


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, Jan 17-May 10

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316425Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in Building C, room 213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 1.1 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.


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, Jan 17-May 10

TBATBALECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21316277Textbook
This class is offered in The English Center, located in Building C, room 213 at the El Dorado Center in Placerville. The Center is open daily 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Students who do not begin work in the English Center during the first three weeks of class will be dropped. Call 530-642-5686 for updated information or contact the instructor at
lelandk@flc.losrios.edu. This class includes approximately 1.7 hours of TBA time per week, to be completed in the English Center.


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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-12:35PMLECK.LelandEl Dorado EDC C21415928Textbook
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 0.5 units of credit for this participation, students should also enroll in ENGLB 71 (#16128) for 0.5 units). 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.

TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECB.FarrandEl Dorado EDC A21416144Textbook
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 0.5 units of credit for this participation, students should also enroll in ENGLB 71 (#16128) for 0.5 units). 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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-12:35PMLECD.PowellEl Dorado EDC A20615929Textbook
MW01:00PM-03:05PMLECN.OliverEl Dorado EDC C10115935Textbook
TTh10:30AM-12:35PMLECD.SiegfriedEl Dorado EDC C21415936Textbook
MW06:00PM-08:05PMLECB.PlaninzEl Dorado EDC A20416146Textbook
TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECC.StanphillEl Dorado EDC A20316303Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.PlaxtonEl Dorado EDC C21415942Textbook
M10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC A21315947Textbook
TBATBALECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC ONLINE15947Textbook
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.

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.PowellEl Dorado EDC C21416198Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.KnudsonEl Dorado EDC A20315948Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.SiegfriedEl Dorado EDC C21415949Textbook
TBATBALECM.PlaxtonEl Dorado EDC ONLINE20928Textbook
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
canvas.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.

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECH.BeattyEl Dorado EDC A21416434Textbook
TBATBALECE.MailmanEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16309Textbook
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 canvas.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.


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, Jan 13-May 16

W10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC A21316112Textbook
TBATBALECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16112Textbook
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.

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECH.BeattyEl Dorado EDC A21116611Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.MeyerEl Dorado EDC A20415951Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC A10516200Textbook



T06:00PM-07:20PMLECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC A21415955Textbook
TBATBALECR.RoehrEl Dorado EDC ONLINE15955Textbook
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.

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, Jan 13-May 16

M05:30PM-07:00PMLABA.BjerkeEl Dorado EDC C20216466Textbook
This class is offered at 0.5 units.

ESL - Reading (ESLR)


ESLR 30    Novice-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 20 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 91
Advisory: ESLL 30 and ESLW 30
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: ESLR 30 is a reading course for non-native speakers at the novice-high level. This course focuses on reading words, phrases, and sentences in texts. Students will develop reading skills and strategies, increase their core vocabulary, study spelling rules, phonetics, word forms and grammar necessary to understand short readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:00PM-09:05PMLECA.BjerkeEl Dorado EDC C20220672Textbook

Environmental Technology (ENVT)


ENVT 304    Environmental Biology    3 Units

Same As: BIOL 350
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of ecosystems and natural resources. Major topics covered include scientific methods, data interpretation, ecological principles, ecosystem functioning, conservation biology, resource use (including historical and cultural values) and management, and human-caused environmental impacts (e.g. pollution). This course provides the background needed to understand major global and regional issues such as acid rain, global warming, hazardous waste disposal, deforestation, ecological sustainability, and endangered species recovery. ENVT 304 is a general education course that is especially useful for Environmental Technology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Recreation, Education, and Political Science majors. This course is the same as BIOL 350. You cannot enroll in this course if you have passed BIOL 350. Field trips, attendance at public meetings, and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.KellerEl Dorado EDC A10516492Textbook

ENVT 351    Math for Water and Wastewater Operators    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CHEM 305 and MATH 100
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to quantitative analysis of wastewater and water processes. Topics covered include general math, including significant figures and proper rounding, applicable algebraic and geometry equations, unit analysis, volumes, flows, pressures, conversions, solution strengths, and applicable laboratory and chemistry equations used in water and wastewater treatment operations. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:15PMLECE.MarlowEl Dorado EDC C20120557Textbook

ENVT 354    Waste Water Management: Basic Instrumentation and Electrical Controls    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENVT 351
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to power and electrical circuits, and various devices used to control and measure flow, pressure, depth, chemical feed, and other operating parameters associated with water and wastewater distribution and treatment systems. Practice using electrical meters, test instruments, and control devices in laboratory classes along with related safety practices will also be covered. Field trips will be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECC.AbneyEl Dorado EDC C20120481Textbook
T06:00PM-09:10PMLABC.AbneyEl Dorado EDC A109

ENVT 361    Wastewater Collection Systems Operation and Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a basic level of understanding of proper installation, inspections, operations, maintenance and repair of wastewater collection systems. Topics covered include the wastewater collection operator, wastewater collection systems, safe procedures, inspecting and testing collections systems, pipeline cleaning and maintenance methods, and underground repairs. Field trips and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.NeriEl Dorado EDC C10120558Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

Th10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.WelshEl Dorado EDC A10919974Textbook
TBATBALECS.WelshEl Dorado EDC ONLINE19974Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately one-half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The class will meet on campus once a week during the time listed above.

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, Jan 13-May 16

T10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.RaskinEl Dorado EDC A10920344TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALECS.RaskinEl Dorado EDC ONLINE20344TextbookFree Digital Book
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.


GEOL 301    Physical Geology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GEOL 300; (or may be taken previously)
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides laboratory experience with the tools and skills discussed in Physical Geology (GEOL 300). Lab topics include; mineral and rock identification, map and air photograph interpretation, landform identification, and the study and interpretation of geologic maps and cross-sections. A calculator, ruler, protractor, and GEOL 300 textbook may be required. (C-ID GEOL 100L)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T01:00PM-04:05PMLABS.RaskinEl Dorado EDC A10920340Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.MowrerEl Dorado EDC A20716610Textbook
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 unofficial transcripts or 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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECG.Estep GompertEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16744Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this class is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information please contact the instructor at estepg@flc.losrios.edu.
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 unofficial transcripts or 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.

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.MowrerEl Dorado EDC A20715983Textbook
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 unofficial transcripts or 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, Jan 13-May 16

W10:30AM-11:50AMLECP.CooperEl Dorado EDC A20719917Textbook
TBATBALECP.CooperEl Dorado EDC ONLINE19917Textbook
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 unofficial transcripts or Los Rios Assessment/Placement test results. If you have met the prerequisites outside the Los Rios Community College District, you can submit a Prerequisite Challenge Form, located at
http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/admissions-and-records-forms. If you have not met this requirement by the end of the second week of classes, you will be dropped from the course.
This is 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.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.MowrerEl Dorado EDC A20715987Textbook
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 unofficial transcripts or 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.

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.WalkerEl Dorado EDC A20716391Textbook
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 unofficial transcripts or 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.RobinsonEl Dorado EDC A20416626Textbook

HCD 1000    Supervised Tutoring    0 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 50 hours LAB
Description: This course offers individualized tutoring designed to assist students to increase their success in college courses. Students may enroll for support of more than one college course per semester. Content will vary depending upon the adjunct course. Attention will be given to essential study skills and utilization of campus learning resources. May be repeated in subsequent semesters.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA16619Textbook
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA16620Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.DeVilleEl Dorado EDC A21216403Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

Th01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.DeVilleEl Dorado EDC A21416196Textbook
TBATBALECR.DeVilleEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16196Textbook
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.

Human Services (HSER)


HSER 367    Advanced Practices in Human Services     3 Units

Prerequisite: SWHS 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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABK.JonesEl Dorado EDCTBA

Mathematics (MATH)


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, Jan 13-May 16

MWF10:30AM-12:00PMLECD.JordanEl Dorado EDC A20315995Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-03:20PMLECD.JordanEl Dorado EDC A20315997Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh08:50AM-10:20AMLECT.CurranEl Dorado EDC A20216006Textbook
TBATBALECT.CurranEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16006Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately one third of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.
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.

MW06:00PM-08:20PMLECJ.EitelEl Dorado EDC A20216344Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

MWF10:30AM-12:00PMLECC.GreeneEl Dorado EDC A20216012Textbook
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.

MWF08:50AM-10:20AMLECK.ClaytonEl Dorado EDC A21416548Textbook
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.

MW11:00AM-01:20PMLECC.WilliamsEl Dorado EDC C20116013Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-08:20PMLECT.CurranEl Dorado EDC A20116549Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

MWF08:50AM-10:20AMLECC.GreeneEl Dorado EDC A20216301Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

MWF10:30AM-12:00PMLECK.ClaytonEl Dorado EDC A21419929Textbook
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 310    Introduction to Medical Laboratory Techniques and Skin Punctures    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 307.1; For those for whom English is a second language, ENGRD 110 and ESLL 310 are recommended.
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 will also be 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 prepares students for a career in a medical laboratory. It fulfills the minimum requirement of 20 hours of didactic instruction in Basic Phlebotomy instruction as required by California Department of Public Health for a Medical Laboratory Technician. Students perform skin punctures, which is the penetration of the skin with a lancet to withdraw blood, on other students. Students learn about the ten most common laboratory tests, as well as the appropriate patient instructions for these specimen collections. 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 - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

MW02:15PM-03:35PMLECN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A10920095Textbook
MW03:45PM-05:05PMLABN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A109
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the
Medical Technician Program website.


MEDTEC 312    Phlebotomy Clinical Internship    2 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 311 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 have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: The student will spend at least 81 hours in a Clinical Internship at a medical laboratory performing 50 -100 venipunctures on patients from a variety of age groups and medical conditions. Administrative skills will also be practiced. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. Students must also adhere to all criteria for entry into the MLT Program including, but not limited to, passing drug, background, and immunology screens, their portion of the college's liability insurance, and personal health insurance. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 08-Jun 30

TBATBALECN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDCTBA 16662Textbook
TBATBALABN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDCTBA
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 323    Clinical Chemistry    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program or program director approval
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces students to mathematical applications in the clinical laboratory, especially as applied to quality assurance, quality control and reporting of results. Also covered is the basic biochemistry of metabolism, including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and electrolytes, and the instrumentation used for their measurement. The study of endocrinology, enzyme function, therapeutic drugs, and blood gases will also be covered. Discussion topics will be correlated with applications in human medicine. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including safety glasses and a 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, Jan 13-May 16

T10:30AM-01:35PMLECW.MillerEl Dorado EDC C20216552Textbook
Th10:30AM-01:35PMLABW.MillerEl 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 330    Hematology    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 provides an overview of human blood cell development and function. Hematological disorders and corresponding laboratory findings will also be addressed. 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, Jan 13-May 16

M09:00AM-12:05PMLECP.PourvatanEl Dorado EDC C20216556Textbook
W09:00AM-12:35PMLABP.PourvatanEl 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 360    Chemistry and Urinalysis Practicum    4 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 323 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Folsom Lake College. Students must have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the chemistry department of a health care organization. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students must also adhere to all entry criteria for entry into the MLT Program including, but not limited to, passing drug, background, and immunology screens, their portion of the college's liability insurance, and personal health insurance. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 08-Jun 30

TBATBALABJ.PedroEl Dorado EDCTBA 16666Textbook
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 361    Hematology and Hemostasis Practicum    4 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Folsom Lake College. Students must have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the hematology department of a health care organization. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students must also adhere to all entry criteria for entry into the MLT Program including, but not limited to, passing drug, background, and immunology screens, their portion of the college's liability insurance, and personal health insurance. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 08-Jun 30

TBATBALABJ.PedroEl Dorado EDCTBA 16668Textbook
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 362    Immunology and Immunohematology Practicum    3 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Folsom Lake College. Students must have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the immunology/immunohematology department of a health care facility. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision as well as specimen receipt and evaluation, special handling procedures, and component processing in the transfusion service. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students must also provide documentation of Tuberculosis status & Hepatitis B vaccination status, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed. Students must also adhere to all entry criteria for entry into the MLT Program including, but not limited to, passing drug, background, and immunology screens, their portion of the college's liability insurance, and personal health insurance. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 08-Jun 30

TBATBALABJ.PedroEl Dorado EDCTBA 16670Textbook
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 363    Microbiology Practicum    4 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Folsom Lake College. Students must have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the Microbiology department of a health care facility. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students must also provide documentation of Tuberculosis status & Hepatitis B vaccination status, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed. Students must also adhere to all entry criteria for entry into the MLT Program including, but not limited to, passing drug, background, and immunology screens, their portion of the college's liability insurance, and personal health insurance. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 08-Jun 30

TBATBALABJ.PedroEl Dorado EDCTBA 16672Textbook
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the
Medical Technician Program website.

Nutrition and Foods (NUTRI)


NUTRI 300    Nutrition    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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This is a fully online course. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Enrolled students are required to complete the mandatory initial assignment by Wednesday, January 17th, 2018. Students on the waitlist should email the instructor directly at giordar@flc.losrios.edu for information on enrollment in the course. To take this class, you may use any FLC Computer Lab; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) a reliable connection to the Internet, 2) an active Los Rios District e-mail account.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.Oliveira da SilvaEl Dorado EDC A10516694Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.TeesEl Dorado EDC C10116560Textbook
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.

TBATBALECM.HoweryEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16609Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.TeesEl Dorado EDC C10116748Textbook

Fitness (FITNS)


FITNS 306    Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.BonifaciniEl Dorado EDCFC 0116262Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABM.JacquesEl Dorado EDCFC 0116228Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.BonifaciniEl Dorado EDCFC 0116586Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.HanrahanEl Dorado EDCFC 0116709Textbook

Political Science (POLS)


POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.RepettoEl Dorado EDC A20616115Textbook
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 unofficial transcripts or 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.

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.RepettoEl Dorado EDC A20616563Textbook
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 unofficial transcripts or 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.

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.BeckEl Dorado EDC A20516036Textbook



T06:00PM-07:20PMLECM.LairdEl Dorado EDC A20516038Textbook
TBATBALECM.LairdEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16038Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-07:20PMLECB.GrossEl Dorado EDC A20516043Textbook
TBATBALECB.GrossEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16043Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


PSYC 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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.BeckEl Dorado EDC A20516341Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.Patten ArmbrustEl Dorado EDC A21416255Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.PeraltaEl Dorado EDC A20516214Textbook

Real Estate (RE)


RE 120    Real Estate Practice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers practices and techniques of residential real estate brokerage and sales, including ethics, fair housing agency, goal setting, prospecting, listing, advertising, escrow procedures, financing, taxation, marketing, property management, leasing and business opportunities. This course applies toward California Department of Real Estate education requirements for the broker's examination.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:05PMLECG.ZellerEl Dorado EDC A21216202Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

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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 . 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. Students will complete an online orientation including the D2L Free Sample Class. 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, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECL.FaulknerEl Dorado EDC A21416052Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.LopezEl Dorado EDC C20116572Textbook
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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 for the lecture portion on TTH 10:30-11:50. The lab is online.


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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh08:30AM-09:20AMLECC.LopezEl Dorado EDC C20116061Textbook
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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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-12:35PMLECT.CurranEl Dorado EDC A20216068Textbook
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.

Student Government (SGVT)


SGVT 499    Experimental Offering in Student Government    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECD.RepettoEl Dorado EDCTBA 20876Textbook
TBATBALABD.RepettoEl Dorado EDCTBA
This Experimental Offering course is offered at 2 units. The class will meet in the Prairie Falcon Room at the El Dorado Center in Placerville and includes .75 hours TBA each week.
This Experimental Offering course is offered at 2 units. The class will meet in the Prairie Falcon Room at the El Dorado Center in Placerville and includes .75 hours TBA each week. This course provides students with the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop as leaders. Students will examine leadership models and the ways in which the values and beliefs of an individual influence one's personal philosophy of leadership. The activities embedded in this course will provide opportunities to understand leadership within the context of the college and community settings while providing opportunities for personal development. Field trips may be required.