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Fall 2013 Hybrid Courses

Courses run from 08/26/13 until 12/15/13, unless otherwise noted.
Hybrid courses require on-campus meetings in addition to online work.

Priority registration begins on 05/02/13
Continuing student registration begins on 05/06/13
New and returning student registration begins on 05/29/13

Courses designated as (ACT) are open to all students.



ACCOUNTING 021               3.00 Units
BOOKKEEPING AND ACCOUNTING I (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: Accounting 21 and 22 together equal Accounting 1.  Credit allowed only for either Accounting 1 or 21.  UC Transfer Credit Limit: A maximum of 5 units from Accounting 1, 21 and 22 will be acceptable for UC credit.  DESCRIPTION: Fundamentals of double-entry bookkeeping, preparation of the trial balance, worksheets and simple financial statements, use of controlling accounts, and the control of cash and bank reconciliation statements are presented.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8400    9:00 -  1:05   Sat.            C. DANIEL                           CE 205
AND   2:50 hrs/wk    TBA           C. DANIEL                         ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
Section 8400 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
DanielCV@wlac.edu


ACCOUNTING 022               3.00 Units
BOOKKEEPING AND ACCOUNTING II (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE:  Accounting 21 or equivalent.  NOTE:  Together with Accounting 21 equals Accounting 1.  DESCRIPTION: The voucher system, payroll accounting, accounting of notes, bad debts, inventories, cost of goods sold, fixed assets, depreciation, adjustments and interim statements are presented.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8404    9:00 -  1:05   Sun.          C. DANIEL                           CE 205
AND   2:50 hrs/wk    TBA          C. DANIEL                          ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Section 8404 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
DanielCV@wlac.edu


 

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 001           3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This is a survey course that covers the philosophy and history of law enforcement, and an overview of crime and the criminal law and the three basic components of the criminal justice system: the police, courts, and corrections will be examined.  In addition, career opportunities in all aspects of law enforcement will be presented.

#8518    6:45 -  9:00     T          S.C. CURRY               GC 430
AND   0:50 hrs/wk     TBA    S.C. CURRY                ONLINE

Section 8518 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 003           3.00 Units
LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: A careful study of the kinds and degrees of evidence and the rules governing the admissibility of evidence in court is made.

#8519    6:45 -  9:00     W        A. ARENAS          GC 430
AND   0:50 hrs/wk     TBA        A. ARENAS          ONLINE

Section 8519 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
armandoarenas@ymail.com


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 004           3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course provides an in-depth study of the justice system from an incident investigated by police to final disposition and settlement in court.  Special emphasis will be placed on the court system and will include:  history, concepts and services related to judicial organization, court functions, prosecutorial functions, management and administration of the courts, and a comparison of the federal and state systems.

#8520    6:45 -  9:00     M        R.D. WILLIAMS       GC 430
AND   0:50 hrs/wk     TBA    R.D. WILLIAMS        ONLINE

Section 8520 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
WilliaRD@wlac.edu


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 014           3.00 Units
REPORT WRITING FOR PEACE OFFICERS (CSU) 
NOTE: Same as English 130.  DESCRIPTION: This course includes the study of and practice in preparing various types of reports required by the criminal justice system, review of basic writing, technical and legal terminology, and the requirements for preparation of legally admissible documents.

#8521    6:45 -  9:00   Th     C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS GC 430
AND   0:50 hrs/wk   TBA  C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS  ONLINE

Section 8521 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
williaCF@wlac.edu


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 039           3.00 Units
PROBATION AND PAROLE (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course provides the student with the history and development of probation and parole. Special emphasis will be placed on the relationships with the police, courts, and corrections.

#8516    11:10 - 12:35   M         G.G. YAN                   GC 470
AND   5:15 hrs/wk     TBA    G.G. YAN                   ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Section 8516 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
yang@wlac.edu


ANTHROPOLOGY 101   3.00 Units
HUMAN BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: This course satisfies Area 5 (Physical & Biological Sciences) requirements for the IGETC.  DESCRIPTION: Anthropology 101 presents the scientific approach in unraveling the mystery of the evolution of humankind through investigation of human fossil remains (e.g. the 3.5 million-year-old footprints and the 'Lucy' skeleton of East Africa), making use of recent DNA research -- much of it coming out of the Human Genome Project -- and by looking at studies of monkeys and apes so we can better assess our relationship to the other primates. The course examines the dynamic relationship between humans and their environment, and explores scientific explanations for human variation.

#8500    11:10 -  1:15    T          A. PREZIOSI              SC 101
AND   4:15 hrs/wk     TBA    A. PREZIOSI              ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Section 8500 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
prezioa@wlac.edu


ASTRONOMY 001   3.00 Units
ELEMENTARY ASTRONOMY (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: A study of early astronomy, the moon, sun, planets, stellar origin and evolution, nebulae, galaxies, and cosmology.

#8528    9:35 - 11:40   S         E. BELL              MSA 005
AND   4:15 hrs/wk     TBA   E. BELL              ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Section 8528 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
BellEA@wlac.edu


ASTRONOMY 185    1.00 Units
HANDS-ON-ASTRONOMY: The sky is more reachable than you think 
  
DESCRIPTION: Students learn to use planetarium software (inside the classroom) and telescopes and binoculars (for outside observations) as weather permits. Field trips may be scheduled to the Griffith Observatory as well as other local college observatories.

#8531    9:35 - 11:00   F         E. BELL             MSA 013
AND   1:20 hrs/wk     TBA   E. BELL              ONLINE

(6 Week Class - Starts 11/1/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Section 8528 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
BellEA@wlac.edu


BIOLOGY 003A     3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY (UC:CSU) 
COREQUISITE: Biology 003B.  RECOMMENDED: English 28, Math 105.  DESCRIPTION: This is a course in the fundamental characteristics of all living organisms and is designed to fulfill a laboratory science requirement.  Students should be enrolled concurrently in a lecture (3A) and lab (3B) section.

#8513    lec   6:45 -  8:15   T          K. MARTIN         MSA 005
AND   lec    1:20 hrs/wk   TBA    K. MARTIN          ONLINE

Section 8513 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
Martink@wlac.edu


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 011                            3.00 Units
CHILD, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY (CSU) 
RECOMMENDED:  Child Development 1 and 2.  NOTE: Required for Teaching Permit.  DESCRIPTION: A study is made on the effect of children's homes, schools and communities on children's development.  Special emphasis is placed on the dynamics of human relations in the multicultural urban setting.  Emphasis is placed on familiarizing students with techniques used in parent-teacher conferences to enable them to relate better to the families of the children in their classrooms.  Students are taught to perceive parents as partners in their child's educational experience.

#9500    19:00 -  21:10     W       T. ANDREWS                CHAB AD
AND   1:15 hrs/wk         T. ANDREWS                ONLINE

(Starts 10/02/2013, Ends 1/22/2014)
Section 9500 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
Andrewtd@wlac.edu

CHILD DEVELOPMENT 030                            3.00 Units
INFANT AND TODDLER STUDIES I (CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Child Development 1. DESCRIPTION: This course provides an in-depth study of cognitive/language, social/emotional and perceptual/motor developmental domains and milestones of infants from birth to 36 months. As well as, an overview of major theories including attachment, brain development, the value of play, early intervention and relationship-based care in the context of family systems: culture, home language, and traditions. Students will be introduced to the laws and regulations of safe healthy environments and the rights of all infants and toddlers including children at-risk for disabilities. Class instruction includes objective observations of infants and toddlers in diverse settings.

#8525    6:15 -  9:30     Th       G.L. PRICE                GC 130
AND   3:05 hrs/wk     TBA    G.L. PRICE                 ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
Section 8525 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
PriceGL@wlac.edu

CHILD DEVELOPMENT 031                            3.00 Units
INFANT AND TODDLER STUDIES II (CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Child Development 1. DESCRIPTION: This course implements the principles of inclusive, respectful care giving for infants and toddlers within a variety of program designs, routines and schedules. Topics cover typical and atypical development, principles of early intervention, design, implantation and assessment of developmentally appropriate curriculum and environment; health and safety and licensing issues. Students will also examine observation assessments, family communications, community resources, and current research with the context of home language, culture and traditions.

#8526    6:15 -  9:30     Th       G.L. PRICE                GC 130
AND   3:25 hrs/wk     TBA    G.L. PRICE                 ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Section 8526 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
PriceGL@wlac.edu


CAOT 039              3.00 Units
WORD PROCESSING: KEYBOARDING AND OPERATIONS  (CSU)  (RPT  2)
RECOMMENDED: Ability to type 35 wpm. DESCRIPTION: This course teaches word processing skills, such as inputting, formatting, editing, and printing using WordPerfect. Students must arrange for additional lab time each week. NOTE: This course is required for Legal Secretary Certificate.  Offered in Fall semester only.

#8514    6:45 - 10:00  T                C.R. TITUS                  CE 225
AND   1:05 hrs/wk    TBA           C.R. TITUS                   ONLINE

Section 8514 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  Mandatory on-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
titusc@wlac.edu


CAOT 079              3.00 Units
WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS (CSU)  (RPT  3)
RECOMMENDED: Ability to type 40 wpm and completion of CAOT 39 or CAOT 84. Intermediate/advanced word processing. Students may select to use Word or WordPerfect. NOTE: This course is required for Legal Secretary Certificate. Offered in Fall semester only.

#8515    6:45 - 10:00  W              P.W. MORRIS             CE 105A
AND   1:05 hrs/wk    TBA           P.W. MORRIS               ONLINE

Section 8515 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  Mandatory on-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
morrispw@wlac.edu


CO SCI 901           3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND THEIR USE (UC:CSU)  (RPT  3)
DESCRIPTION: The course introduces students to fundamental 'Computer Literacy' concepts. Students will learn to use Windows 7 on the PC-compatible computers as well as MS Office 2010, a word processing program (MS WORD), a spreadsheet program (MS EXCEL), MS PowerPoint and Database (MS Access). This class is intended for students requiring 'hands-on' knowledge of computer applications. This class will be accepted as a prerequisite for all advanced applications classes listed under CSIT and CAOT.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8408    9:00 -  1:05   Sat.            S.J. GONSOSKI            CE 225
AND   2:50 hrs/wk    TBA           S.J. GONSOSKI            ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
Section 8408 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


CO SCI 912            3.00 Units
APPLE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT   
RECOMMENDED: Any object oriented programming language like C++ or Java. DESCRIPTION: This class uses tools and APIs required to build applications for the iPhone platform using the iPhone SDK. User interface designs for mobile devices and unique user interactions using multitouch technologies. Object-oriented design using model-view-controller pattern, memory management, Objective-C programming language. iPhone APIs and tools including Xcode, Interface Builder and Instruments on Mac OS X. The class will also introduce the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) that allows developers to create applications for the Android platform.

#8522    10:40 - 12:45    S          Y. YUEN                   CE 103
AND   1:05 hrs/wk     TBA    Y. YUEN                   ONLINE

Section 8512 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
yueny@wlac.edu


CO SCI 930             4.00 Units
MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATION SOFTWARE (CSU)  (RPT  3)
RECOMMENDED: CSIT 901 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course illustrates how the Microsoft Office 2010 software package can be used to solve typical business problems. Students will use EXCEL, WORD, PowerPoint, ACCESS and Share Point. Share point is a server based solution from Microsoft for managing and provisioning of intranet portals, extranets and websites, document management and file management, collaboration spaces, social networking tools.

#8512    6:45 -  9:50     T          K. TAIRA                   CE 105A
AND   2:05 hrs/wk     TBA    K. TAIRA                   ONLINE

Section 8512 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
ktaira@gmail.com


CO SCI 933             3.00 Units
DATABASE DESIGN AND PROGRAMMING (CSU)  (RPT  3)
RECOMMENDED: CS 930 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This class explains the concept of relational databases. It illustrates how the MICROSOFT ACCESS database management system may be used in common business applications such as report and screen design, database design, and computer-aided decision making. This course covers advanced ACCESS features including SQL Programming.

#8501    6:45 -  8:55     Th       M. PATEL                  CE 105A
AND   0:50 hrs/wk     TBA    M. PATEL                  ONLINE
Section 8501 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
PatelM@wlac.edu


CO SCI 934             3.00 Units
OPERATING SYSTEMS (CSU)  (RPT  3)
RECOMMENDED: CS 901 or CS 902 or equivalent experience. RECOMMENDED: Students are encouraged to take CS 965 and CS 992 (Hardware Hands-on Lab) concurrently to complete A+ Network+ training. DESCRIPTION: This course covers operating system topics in the A+ certification exam. It provides students with the technical foundation in current Microsoft operating systems. It covers hands-on experience in OS installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting. It also covers OS command-line interfaces, batch file programming, and windows scripting. This course prepares students to perform operating system support tasks. It is a required prerequisite to enter WLAC's Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) or the CISCO (CCNA) training program.

#8502    9:00 - 11:55    Sat.      A.S. CHIANG            CE 105A
AND   1:05 hrs/wk     TBA    A.S. CHIANG            ONLINE

Section 8502 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  Mandatory on-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
chianga@wlac.edu


CO SCI 935             3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO LINUX + (CSU)  (RPT  3)
RECOMMENDED: Computer Science 934 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course gives students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the Linux operating system which plays a crucial role in academic and corporate computing. The topics include Linux Overview and Architecture, The Kernel and Shell, File System, Users and Groups Management, Permission and Ownership Management, Services and Processes Management. Students gain system-level experience through problem-solving hands-on lab exercises at the command line and in the graphical user interface.

#8510    9:00 - 11:55    Sat.      L. WANG                   CE 104
AND   1:05 hrs/wk     TBA    L. WANG                   ONLINE

Section 8510 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
WangL2@wlac.edu


CO SCI 953             3.00 Units
DATABASE MANAGEMENT USING ORACLE   (RPT  3)
RECOMMENDED: CS 933 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course will use Oracle to provide a rich environment for illustrating multi-user and client/server database concepts, such as managing concurrent users and sharing database resources, and allows users to develop database applications in a production environment using the database developer utilities. This course also addresses database development activities including using SQL commands to create tables and insert, update, delete, and view date values.

#8507    6:45 -  8:50     M        M. PATEL                  CE 103
AND   1:05 hrs/wk     TBA    M. PATEL                  ONLINE

Section 8507 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  Mandatory on-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
patila@wlac.edu


CO SCI 963             3.00 Units
WEB APPLICATION USING ACTIVE SERVER PAGES (ASP.net)   (RPT  3)
RECOMMENDED: CS933 and CS938. DESCRIPTION: This is the next generation of Active Server Pages! Revolutionizing the way Web applications are developed, ASP.NET is built on Microsoft's .NET framework. Microsoft has added new functionality to ASP to make Web application development easier and tool friendly. This comprehensive course will not only tackle beginning Web Programming and how to create and maintain interactive and dynamic Web applications, it will also explore the Internet as an essential business tool. This course guides the student from beginning Web applications, to object-oriented programming, to using advanced Web form server controls. NOTE: CS 963 is offered in the Fall semester only.

#8509    8:30 - 10:35    Sat.      M. PATEL                  CE 103
AND   1:05 hrs/wk     TBA    M. PATEL                  ONLINE

Section 8509 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
patila@wlac.edu


CO SCI 972             3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS   (RPT  3)
RECOMMENDED: CS 934 and CS 965 (or equivalent experience). DESCRIPTION: This course covers topics including networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, LAN, WAN, the layers of the OSI reference model, cabling and cabling tools. In addition, this course provides students with their first exposure to Cisco routers, router programming, and routing protocols. Students will be introduced to router startup and setup configuration, the Cisco Internet-working Operating System (IOS), routing protocols and network management issues. The course utilizes hands-on lab exercises and demonstrations to reinforce network concepts and theories. This course is equivalent to Cisco's Semester I & II of the Cisco Network Academy.

#8505    6:45 -  8:50     T          M.E. BUTLER            CE 106A
AND   2:05 hrs/wk     TBA    M.E. BUTLER             ONLINE

Section 8505 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
butlerm@wlac.edu


CO SCI 974             3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO ROUTERS   (RPT  3)
PREREQUISITE: CS 972. DESCRIPTION: This course covers advanced networking topics including LAN Switching, VLANs, LAN/WAN design, VLSM, advanced routing protocols, such as, OSPF, EIGRP, RIPv2, and Access Control List. In addition, students will learn more advanced Cisco router configuration techniques. The course utilizes hands-on lab exercises and demonstrations to reinforce network concepts and theories. This course is equivalent to Cisco's Semester III & IV of the Cisco Network Academy.

#8504    6:45 -  8:50     Th       M.E. BUTLER            CE 106A
AND   2:05 hrs/wk     TBA    M.E. BUTLER             ONLINE

Section 8504 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
butlerm@wlac.edu


CO SCI 985             3.00 Units
NETWORK AND INFORMATION SYSTEM SECURITY   (RPT  3)
PREREQUISITE: CS 980 and Server OS or equivalent experience. NOTE: CSIT 985 is offered in fall semester only. DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the basic concepts of information assurance. Topics include security baselines, network and application hardening, remote communication security, web & internet security, mail & database security, security policies & procedures, organizations & operational security and computer forensics. Lab simulation involves security settings on Client/Server OS. This course, combined with CS 980, is designed to help candidates prepare to complete CompTIA Security+ exam. It is one of the courses leading to degree/certificate in network and security management.

#8506    4:10 hrs/wk     TBA    A.S. CHIANG            ONLINE
AND   1:00 -  3:05     Sat.      December 14, 2013     CE 101

Section 8506 requires mandatory on-campus final exam on Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 pm..
chianga@wlac.edu


CO SCI 987             3.00 Units
INFORMATION STORAGE MANAGEMENT FOR NETWORKS, VIRTUAL SERVERS AND VIRTUAL STORAGE
RECOMMENDED: CS 982 and 972. DESCRIPTION: This course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere, which consists of ESXi and vCenter Server. The course is based on ESXi and vCenter Server. Additional course topics include; ESXi networking and storage using vCenter Server, virtual machines migration, VMware infrastructure access, vCenter Server resource monitoring and scalability, and storage technologies, such as SAN, IP-SAN (iSCSI), NAS as they relate to VMware vSphere. Completion of this course will help students prepare for the VMware Certified Professional 4/5 certification exam.

#8511    6:45 -  8:50     W       M.E. BUTLER            CE 106A
AND   2:05 hrs/wk     TBA  M.E. BUTLER            ONLINE

Section 8511 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
butlerm@wlac.edu


 CO SCI 988             3.00 Units
INSTALLING,CONFIGURING, AND ADMINISTERING MICROSOFT SQL   (RPT  1)
RECOMMENDED: Computer Science 982 and 933 or equivalent experience. NOTE: CS 988 is offered in the Fall semester only. DESCRIPTION: This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot the client-server database management system of Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server. Share Point is a server based solution from Microsoft for managing and provisioning of intranet portals, extranets and websites, document management and file management, collaboration spaces, social networking tools, enterprise search, business intelligence, process/information integration, and third-party developed solutions. Share Point can also be used as a web application development platform.

#8503    1:00 -  3:55     Sat.      M. PATEL                  CE 105A
AND   1:05 hrs/wk     TBA    M. PATEL                  ONLINE

Section 8503 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  Mandatory on-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
patila@wlac.edu


CORRECTIONS 002        3.00 Units
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: The student will become aware of cultural diversity during the presentation of the various course topics, such as community relations, race relations and cultural awareness.

#8517    11:10 - 12:25   F          G.G. YAN                   GC 430
AND   5:05 hrs/wk     TBA    G.G. YAN                   ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
Section 8517 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
yang@wlac.edu


ENGLISH 028        3.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE READING AND COMPOSITION  
PREREQUISITE:  Completion of English 21 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through English assessment process.  DESCRIPTION: This course meets the A.A. reading and writing requirement.  English 28 gives students practice in paragraph construction and essay writing, with an emphasis on critical thinking and critical reading of non-fiction essays and books.

#8530    9:35 - 11:00    Th        L.A. CORDOVA        GC 140
AND   1:25 hrs/wk     TBA    L.A. CORDOVA        ONLINE

Section 8530 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
cordovla@wlac.edu

#8527    1:00 - 2:25   W        M. FENTRESS        GC 230
AND   1:25 hrs/wk     TBA    M. FENTRESS          ONLINE

Section 8527 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
FentreJ@wlac.edu


ENGLISH 185    1.00 Units
SCIENCE WRITING
  
DESCRIPTION: This is a course in writing in, and about, the natural and physical sciences. Students will study documents such as abstracts, research proposals, and journal articles, will analyze the development of disciplinary writing practices, and will study non-fiction science writing for general audiences. The skills you master are essential preparation for the natural and physical science academic and career pathway..

#1028    9:35 - 11:00   F        H. BAILEY-HOFMANN             MSA 012
AND   1:15 hrs/wk     TBA  H. BAILEY-HOFMANN              ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 11/01/2013)
Section 1028 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
baileyhh@wlac.edu


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 004A        6.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL IV: WRITING AND GRAMMAR  
PREREQUISITE: Level placement by the ESL assessment or completion of ESL 3A with a 'C' or better. COREQUISITE: ESL 4B. RECOMMENDED: Learning Skills 5. DESCRIPTION: Students review basic rules of grammar and punctuation and learn to apply them in sentence and paragraph writing.

#8539    9:35 - 11:40    MW     K.J. QUITSCHAU      MSA 105
AND   2:05 hrs/wk     TBA    K.J. QUITSCHAU      ONLINE

Section 8539 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
quitsck@wlac.edu


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 005A        6.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL V: WRITING AND GRAMMAR (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Completion of ESL 4A with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through ESL assessment process. RECOMMENDED: ESL 5B and Learning Skills 5. ALSO RECOMMENDED: Education 230. DESCRIPTION: 005A is a course in written grammar in context, with emphasis on the verb tense system and the organization of paragraphs and compositions.

#8508    9:35 - 11:40    MW     N. SANDER               MSA 104
AND   2:05 hrs/wk     TBA   N. SANDER                ONLINE

Section 8508 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.  This section is paired with Pers.Dev. 40 #8178 online.  Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584.


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 006A        6.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL VI: WRITING AND GRAMMAR (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Level placement by the ESL assessment or completion of ESL 5A with a 'C' or better, or English 20A. RECOMMENDED: ESL 6B and ESL 6C. DESCRIPTION: Students study advanced grammar, punctuation, and academic essay writing. Students write academic essays in response to readings and group discussions, and practice self-editing and revising. .

#8542    9:35 - 11:40    MW     M. TRACEY         AT A210
AND   2:05 hrs/wk     TBA    M. TRACEY       ONLINE

Section 8542 is offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings held at the times shown.  This section is paired with Art 101 #8220 and E.S.L. 6B #8551.  Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584.
traceym@wlac.edu


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 006B        3.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL VI: READING AND VOCABULARY  
PREREQUISITE: Completion of ESL 5B with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through ESL assessment process. RECOMMENDED: ESL 6A and 6C. DESCRIPTION: 006B is a course in reading skills and systematic vocabulary building, with an emphasis on academic material. This course is good for multilingual learners.

#8551    9:35 - 11:00    T          E.H. LISKIN               MSA 011
AND   1:30 hrs/wk     TBA    E.H. LISKIN               ONLINE

Section 8551 is offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings held at the times shown.  This section is paired with Art 101 #8220 and E.S.L. 6A #8542.  Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584.
Liskeneh@wlac.edu


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 007B        3.00 Units
READING AND VOCABULARY (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for multilingual learners who wish to develop critical reading skills, academic vocabulary, and fluency in college academic reading.

#8550    12:00 - 13:30    T          K.J. QUITSCHAU      MSA 105
AND   1:30 hrs/wk     TBA    K.J. QUITSCHAU      ONLINE

Section 8550 is in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings held at the times shown.  This section is paired with Communications Studies 151 #8168 and E.S.L. 8 #8108.  Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584
quitsck@wlac.edu


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 008           6.00 Units
ADVANCED ESL COMPOSITION (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This is a course in written composition and critical reading skills. It is tailored for multilingual students.

#8552    9:35 - 11:40    TTh        K.J. QUITSCHAU      MSA 105
AND   2:15 hrs/wk     TBA    K.J. QUITSCHAU      ONLINE

Section 8552 is in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings held at the times shown.  This section is paired with Communications Studies 151 #8168 and E.S.L. 8 #8550.  Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584
quitsck@wlac.edu

#8523   CANCELLED


FAMILY AND CONSUMER STUDIES 021  3.00 Units
NUTRITION (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course deals with basic concepts of human nutrition throughout life, aimed at achieving and maintaining optimum health. Food compositions and the nutritional aspects of food preparation are explored.

#8553    11:10 -  1:15    T          M.T. SHEPHERD       CE 206
AND   4:15 hrs/wk     TBA    M.T. SHEPHERD       ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Section 8553 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
ShepheMT@wlac.edu


GEOGRAPHY 002                3.00 Units
CULTURAL ELEMENTS OF GEOGRAPHY (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: Cultural elements of geography including population, cultural diversity, human settlement and environmental perception and interaction for world regions are emphasized.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#4904    5:45 -  9:50   T                S. WHITE            MSA 302
AND   2:50 hrs/wk    TBA           S. WHITE            ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
Section 4904 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
WhiteSM@wlac.edu


HUMANITIES 030                 3.00 Units
THE BEGINNINGS OF CIVILIZATION (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This survey of cultural heritage of Western Civilization, from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece to the early Renaissance, presents a history of cultures and values with emphasis on artistic, literary, musical, religious and philosophical traditions using a wide variety of audio/visual materials.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8420    10:00 -  14:05   Sat.            L. NOONAN                FA 208
AND   2:50 hrs/wk    TBA            L. NOONAN                ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
Section 8420 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
NoonanLF@wlac.edu
 

HUMANITIES 077                 3.00 Units
 MEDIEVAL CULTURES    (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: Comparative study of the cultures of the middle ages in Europe and the Middle East, including the literary, musical and artistic traditions of Christianity, Islam and Judaism.


#8524    10:00 -  2:05   Sat.            A.J. TAYLOR                FA 207
AND   1:25 hrs/wk    TBA           A.J. TAYLOR                ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
Section 8524 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
TaylorA@wlac.edu
 


LAW 001                3.00 Units
BUSINESS LAW I (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: This course is the same as Business 5.  Credit is not granted for students enrolled in or with credit for Business 5.  DESCRIPTION: Essentials of the law of contracts, of its application to everyday problems pertaining to business and to the individual are covered. Elementary safeguards regarding sales and sales contracts are also considered. Case discussion and lecture method are utilized.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#4908    5:45 -  9:50   T              F. ZEXTER                           CE 203
AND   2:50 hrs/wk    TBA           F. ZEXTER                           ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
Section 4908 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
samiz33@yahoo.com
 


MATHEMATICS 115        5.00 Units
ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA  
PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 112 with a grade of 'C' or better, or appropriate placement level demonstrated through math assessment process.  DESCRIPTION: This is a first course in algebra. It covers the fundamental operations on natural numbers and carries on a logical development through all the real numbers. The course includes the solution of linear and quadratic equations and their graphs, factoring and statement problems.

#8559    5:20 hrs/wk     TBA    M.A. ALWASH          ONLINE
AND   1:00 -  2:05     Sat.      dates to be announced      MSA 009

Section 8559 requires mandatory on-campus orientation and exams on Saturday afternoons, dates to be announced.
alwashM@wlac.edu

Orientation: Monday 8/26, 1-2 PM
Test1: Saturday 10/5, 2-4 PM
Test2: Saturday 11/16, 2-4 PM
Final: Saturday 12/14, 2-4 PM


MATHEMATICS 125 5.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 115 or 118 with a grade of 'C' or better, or appropriate placement level demonstrated through math assessment process.
DESCRIPTION: Manipulative skills in algebra are developed and strengthened in this course. The topics include rational exponents, the complete number system of algebra, algebraic and graphical solutions to linear and quadratic equations, logarithmic and exponential functions, elementary theory of equations and inequalities and conics. Section 8545 requires mandatory on-campus orientation and exams on Thursday evenings, dates to be announced.
Course Link: www.onlineteaching.com/start.htm

#8561    8:00 - 10:10    Sat.     M. MIRFATTAH            TBA
AND  
0:50 hrs/wk     TBA   M. MIRFATTAH            TBA
Section 8560 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
mike@onlineteaching.com

(On-campus orientation, on Thursday, August 29 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM in room CE 226
On-campus Test # 1, on Thursday, September 12 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM in room GC 430
On-campus Test # 2, on Thursday, October 3 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM in room GC 430
On-campus Test # 3, on Thursday, October 31 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM in room GC 430
On-campus Test # 4, on Thursday, November 21 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM in GC 430
On-campus Final, on Thursday, December 12 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM in room GC 430

For more information please visit the online orientation at http://www.onlineteaching.com/start.htm)

MATHEMATICS 227            4.00 Units
STATISTICS (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 125 or equivalent, with a grade of 'C' or better, or appropriate placement level demonstrated through math assessment process. DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to probability, measures of central tendency and dispersion, descriptive and inferential statistics including sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, chi-square and test, linear correlation and regression analysis.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#4916    17:45 -  19:50   M              W.T. MIAO                  GC 140
AND   2:05 hrs/wk    TBA           W.T. MIAO                   ONLINE

Section 4916 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
 


MATHEMATICS 245        3.00 Units
COLLEGE ALGEBRA (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Math 125 or equivalent, with a grade of "C" or better, or appropriate placement level demonstrated through math assessment process.  DESCRIPTION: This course covers algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions, theory of equations, linear systems, functions of real numbers, probability and mathematical induction.

#8560    8:00 - 10:10    Sat.      P. ARRIOLA             MSA 006
AND  
0:50 hrs/wk     TBA    P. ARRIOLA              ONLINE
Section 8560 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
arriolP@lacitycollege


PARALEGAL 010 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LEGAL PROFESSION (CSU) 
NOTE: This course is a prerequisite for the Paralegal Program.  DESCRIPTION: An introductory course in formalizing the career of the paralegal; an introduction to law and ethics; social forces and the law; comparison of the role of the legal assistant and the lawyer; and an introduction to legal terminology and bibliography, including research problems.

#8563    6:45 -  8:35     T          N. JACOBSON          AT A214
AND   1:10 hrs/wk     TBA    N. JACOBSON           ONLINE

Section 8563 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
JacobSN@wlac.edu

#8529   CANCELLED


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 008                 2.00 Units
CAREER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: Personal Development 8 is an introduction to career planning and is designed for students who are contemplating vocational choices.  The focus is on a comprehensive career and personal evaluation, the development of an appropriate educational plan, and the ability to develop a personal career strategy.

#8569    16:30 -  18:05     W        C.E. AMAUGO          GC 250
AND   2:20 hrs/wk     TBA    C.E. AMAUGO          ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Section 8569 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
AmaugoCE@wlac.edu


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 040                 3.00 Units
COLLEGE SUCCESS SEMINAR (UC:CSU) 
RECOMMENDED: Personal Development 005 should be taken prior to Personal Development 040.  DESCRIPTION: This course will examine issues related to higher education that impact student success. Topics will include an overview of academic success skills, value and purpose of higher education, diversity in higher education, learning styles and memory, WLAC college policies and resources, health and wellness issues, decision making , factors that impact lifelong learning, effective oral, interpersonal and written communication strategies, critical thinking, career exploration and educational planning.

#8571    11:10 - 12:35   T          V. VALLE                   CE 201
AND   1:25 hrs/wk     TBA    V. VALLE                   ONLINE

Puente - contact Vidal Valle at 310-287-4210 for info.  Section 8571 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students
to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown
valleV@wlac.edu

#8572    3:30 -  5:00     Th      H. YOUNG                        GC 470
AND   3:20 hrs/wk     TBA    H. YOUNG                        ONLINE

(10 Week Class - Starts 9/16/2013, Ends 11/24/2013)
Section 8572 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.  This section is designed to serve students who plan to apply for transfer in Fall 2013.
younghp@wlac.edu

POLITICAL SCIENCE 001                                      3.00 Units
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course studies the United States political system: theory, structure, functions of national, state and local government.  Meets U.S. Constitution requirement.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8424    9:00 -  1:05   Sat.            M.L. GRAHAM             GC 470
AND   2:50 hrs/wk    TBA           M.L. GRAHAM             ONLINE

(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Section 8424 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
mgraham745@aol.com

 


SPANISH 001        5.00 Units
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the students to basic vocabulary and fundamental sentence structures in the present and past with emphasis on the spoken language. Reading comprehension is developed and students will write short compositions in the present and in the past. The study of Hispanic cultures is included. Native speakers should enroll in Spanish 3, 4, 5, or 6.  Students will complete 16-18 hours of lab work for this course in the HLRC.

#8575    11:10 - 12:45   MW     Y. KIM                        FA 208
AND   1:35 hrs/wk     TBA    Y. KIM                        ONLINE

Section 8575 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
kimy2@wlac.edu


SPANISH 003        5.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I (UC:CSU) 
RECOMMENDED: Spanish 2 with a grade of 'C' or better, or three years of high school Spanish. DESCRIPTION: This course provides Spanish grammar review and seeks to perfect fluency, comprehension, and cultural knowledge through dramatic films, short novels, poetry, plays, music, and magazines.  Students will complete 16-18 hours of lab work for this course in the HLRC.

#8576    1:00 -  2:35     MW     A.H. MIZUKI             FA 209
AND   1:35 hrs/wk     TBA    A.H. MIZUKI             ONLINE

Section 8576 will be offered in a 'hybrid' format, which requires students to do part of their work online.  On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.
mizukiAH@wlac.edu


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