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Fall 2013 Online Courses

Courses run from 08/26/13 until 12/15/13, unless otherwise noted.

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 001           5.00 Units
INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING I (UC:CSU) 
NOTE:  Same as Accounting 21 plus Accounting 22.  DESCRIPTION: This course emphasizes basic accounting theory and practices which include an analysis of records of original entry and their relationship to the general ledger, controlling accounts and their subsidiary ledgers, the voucher system, periodic adjustments, worksheets, financial statements, and closing the ledger.

#8000    G. LUDWIG
LudwigER@wlac.edu

#8206    G. LUDWIG
LudwigER@wlac.edu


ACCOUNTING 002           5.00 Units
INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING II (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Accounting 1 or Accounting 21 and 22 with a grade of "C" or better.  DESCRIPTION: Accounting principles and procedures relating to partnerships and corporations, accounting for manufacturing, cost accounting, branch and department accounting, interpretation of financial statements, supplementary statements, data processing and management controls are covered. This course is acceptable for Management 1B credit at UCLA.

#8002    G. LUDWIG
LudwigER@wlac.edu

#8057   K. FARMER
farmerkb@wlac.edu


ACCOUNTING 015           3.00 Units
TAX ACCOUNTING I (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This is a course on preparation of Federal and California individual tax returns with emphasis on basic concepts, current tax law requirements, and recent changes.

#8003    M. LU
wlacacct2@yahoo.com


ACCOUNTING 025           3.00 Units
AUTOMATED ACCOUNTING METHODS AND PROCEDURES (CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Completion of one semester of Accounting Principles (or equivalent), through and including material on payroll accounting, with a grade of 'C' or better. Using the computer, this introduction to accounting will provide information and practice in the basic machine operations, plus instruction in the following areas: general ledger, depreciation, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll. Real-world applications will be stressed throughout the course.

#8001    E.E. PAYMAH
Acctg25wlac@yahoo.com


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.

#8113    C.O. STAPLETON
stapleB@wlac.edu


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 002           3.00 Units
CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course covers the basic principles of the English common law with a special emphasis on sections of the California Penal Code most frequently used by police officers. Topics will include the elements of the major crimes and the substantive law.

#8006    S.D. FOGEL
fogelSD@wlac.edu


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.

#8017    C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS
williaCF@wlac.edu


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 008           3.00 Units
JUVENILE PROCEDURES (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course is a study of the organization, function and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies; the processing and detention of juveniles; juvenile case disposition; juvenile statutes and court procedures.

#8007    G.G. YAN
yang@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.

#8009    N.L. GUIDRY
nakia.guidry@sbcglobal.net


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 075           3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This basic course deals with the nature of correctional work; aims and objectives of Correctional Administration; probation and practices; skills knowledge and attitudes required for employment in this field; types of institutions and services; and career opportunities.

#8008    G.G. YAN
yang@wlac.edu


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 160           3.00 Units
POLICE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: The effect of the organizational structure and administrative procedure on the implementation of police functions, career advancement and leadership and morale as a law enforcement employer.

#8014    C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS
williaCF@wlac.edu


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 309           3.00 Units
CORRECTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course provides an overview of the techniques in counseling and interviewing available to practitioners in corrections.  Students will learn the use of appropriate techniques and theories in confidence building, which may be used by correctional employees in interviews and counseling.  This is a basic course for students planning to enter, or already employed within the Correctional Science field.

#8015    G.G. YAN
yang@wlac.edu


ALLIED HEALTH 033   3.00 Units
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for students interested in learning more about medical terminology and basic anatomy and applying this knowledge to a variety of allied health professions. Students will develop a comprehensive medical vocabulary applicable to all specialties of medicine through the study of Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes and root words. Students will also develop a basic understanding of anatomy and the function of major body systems.

#8049    C. CHAMBERS
chambecm@wlac.edu


ALLIED HEALTH 057   1.00 Units
COMPUTERS IN HEALTH OCCUPATIONS
DESCRIPTION: This course will introduce students to the use of computers in a variety of healthcare settings. Students will use software systems used in pharmacies, medical offices, and hospitals.

#8060   C. VELASCO
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
velasccn@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.

#8013    A. PREZIOSI
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)

prezioa@wlac.edu

#8250    A. PREZIOSI
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)

prezioa@wlac.edu

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8300    M. HARDY
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)

hardyMP@wlac.edu


ANTHROPOLOGY 102   3.00 Units
HUMAN WAYS OF LIFE: CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY    (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: This course satisfies Area 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) required for the IGETC. DESCRIPTION: A culturally comparative perspective on our own way of life by examining many different traditions and institutions that other societies have developed in various parts of the world to solve the problems of survival and living together.

#8016   A PREZIOSI
prezioa@wlac.edu


ANTHROPOLOGY 104   3.00 Units
HUMAN LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: This class is offered only in the Fall semester.  DESCRIPTION: This introductory course in linguistic anthropology surveys the great variety of ways humans communicate both verbally and non-verbally.  It focuses on the structure, function, history, and evolution of language.

#8011    M. HARDY
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)

hardyMP@wlac.edu


ANTHROPOLOGY 111   2.00 Units
LABORATORY IN HUMAN BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: This course satisfies a Life Science lab requirement - must be taken in the same semester or after Anthropology 101. DESCRIPTION: This laboratory class offers an exploration of selected topics in biological anthropology including genetics, human variation, the living primates, and human paleontology.

#8004    A. PREZIOSI
 (8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)

prezioa@wlac.edu

#8018    A. PREZIOSI
 (8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)

prezioa@wlac.edu

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8304    A.E. DAVID
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)

DavidAE@wlac.edu


ANTHROPOLOGY 121   3.00 Units
ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION, MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: This course satisfies Area 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) requirement for the IGETC. DESCRIPTION: Anthropology provides a holistic and comparative approach to the study of religious beliefs and practices in societies in various parts of the world. Through the historical and contemporary research anthropologists have done and are doing in this area of cultural study, we explore the similarities and differences in cross-cultural religious expression, such as magic, witchcraft, myth and ritual, shamanism, ancestor worship, beliefs in demons, ghosts, spirits and other related social phenomena.

#8010    A. PREZIOSI
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)

prezioa@wlac.edu


ANTHROPOLOGY 132   3.00 Units
NATIVE PEOPLE OF NORTH AMERICA (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: This class is offered only in the Fall semester.  DESCRIPTION: A survey of Indigenous North American Peoples. The various groups surveyed are viewed as they existed at the time of European contact. Current issues facing native groups will be explored.

#8249    D.L. HEIKKINEN
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)

Heikkidl@wlac.edu


ART 101                   3.00 Units
SURVEY OF ART HISTORY I (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the student to some of the great civilizations of the world. The beliefs and aspirations of such cultures as ancient Egypt and Greece, as well as Africa, India, and pre-conquest Mesoamerica will be revealed through a study of their visual arts.

#8012    N.M. LAVASANI  
lavasanm@wlac.edu

#8220   J. COLE
This section is paired with E.S.L. 6A #8542 and E.S.L. 6B #8551.  Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584.
colejt@wlac.edu


ART 102                     3.00 Units
SURVEY OF ART HISTORY II (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: Art 101 is not a prerequisite for Art 102. DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the student to the visual arts of Western Europe and the U.S., beginning with the Renaissance and ending in the 20th Century. The work of such artists as Michelangelo and Picasso will be covered along with such art movements as Impressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism.

#7711    L. BLAKE
lblakeelahi@yahoo.com  
Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013


ART 103                 3.00 Units
ART APPRECIATION I (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This broad introduction to the nature, vocabulary, media, and history of art, with selections from western and non-western cultures, is designed to expand visual awareness and understanding of the visual arts as a unique medium for human inter-relationships.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8308    K. HOUTARI
westart101@yahoo.com


BUSINESS 001     3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: Students who are Business majors or who are considering a change to that major are advised to take this course as a foundation.  DESCRIPTION: It is a survey of the fundamental aspects of all phases of business including entrepreneurship alternative, management/leadership, marketing, accounting, law, financial management and institutions, investing through the securities market, and challenges facing global markets.

#8005    G.E. GIVHAN
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
lamaestra19@gmail.com

#8172    M.D. FINN
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
finnMD@wlac.edu

#8055    J. LAURIN
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
LaurinJL@lahc.edu


BUSINESS 031     3.00 Units
BUSINESS ENGLISH (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course offers an intensive review of the techniques and mechanics of English: grammar, sentence structure, business vocabulary, capitalization, punctuation, various business letter styles, proofreaders' symbols, and website reference tools as specifically applied to the field of business.  NOTE: Required of all Business and CAOT majors.

#8224    T.A. MCCASKILL
mccaskta@wlac.edu


BUSINESS 032     3.00 Units
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course covers the principles and techniques of effective business writing which includes the development of the ability to analyze, organize and compose various types of written and oral business communication.  Emphasis is placed on writing clear, concise and persuasive letters, memos and reports, and the psychology of business letter composition and communications.

#8033    S. BELLAMY
shericebellamy@yahoo.com


BUSINESS 038     3.00 Units
BUSINESS COMPUTATIONS (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course provides a comprehensive study of business mathematics and reviews basic mathematics such as decimals, fraction and percentages.  It also covers the topics of bank services, payroll, the mathematics of buying and selling, interest and loans, cash and trade discounts and other computations.

#8034    J.P. VANDERPOOL
vanderj@wlac.edu


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 001                            3.00 Units
CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (UC:CSU) 
RECOMMENDED: For those interested in professions involving children.  NOTE: It is recommended that all Child Development students take the Math and English assessment placement test before or concurrently with this course.  NOTE: This course is a prerequisite for Child Development 3, 4, 22 and 23.  Required for Teaching Permit.  DESCRIPTION: This is an introductory Child Development course covering the theoretical concepts of human development, focusing on growth and development from conception through adolescence.  The physical, cognitive and psychosocial domains of development as well as the ways in which nature and environment influence growth will be studied within cultural and family context.

#8063    M.T. SHEPHERD
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
shepheMT@wlac.edu

#8104    T. SHAW
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
shawtm@wlac.edu

#8086    E. GOMEZ
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
gomezEA@lattc.edu


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 010                            3.00 Units
HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION (CSU) 
RECOMMENDED:  Child Development 1 and 2.  NOTE: Required for Teaching Permit.  DESCRIPTION: This course includes information on the nutritional needs and physical and mental well being of children from birth to adolescence. Information dealing with special problems/disabilities is included.  Habits and attitudes towards health are discussed.  Community resources which are available to assist in the physical and mental well being of the child are explored.

#8207    M.T. SHEPHERD
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
shepheMT@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.

#8083    R.E. WILLIAMS
WilliaR@wlac.edu


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 034                            3.00 Units
OBSERVING AND RECORDING CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOR (CSU) 
RECOMMENDED:  Child Development 1, 2, 3, 4, and 11.  DESCRIPTION: This course includes observing, recording and interpreting children's behavior in a variety of settings.  Emphasis is placed on learning to use different tools for assessment of children's growth and development.  Students are exposed to a variety of behavioral and environmental assessment tools and are given observation projects to practice utilizing the instruments.

#8103    G. AMOS
amosge@lasc.edu


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 038                            3.00 Units
ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS I (CSU) 
RECOMMENDED:  Child Development 1, 2, 3, 4, and 11.  DESCRIPTION: The principles and practices of nursery school organization and administration covered include organizational structure, budgeting, personnel policies and practices, records, statistics, reporting and relationship with community resources.  Students are given the necessary information that will be the foundation for developing a grant proposal in Child Development 39.

#8107    K BAKEER
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
Bakeerkn@wlac.edu


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 039                            3.00 Units
ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS II (CSU) 
RECOMMENDED:   Child Development 1, 2, 3, 4, 11 and 38.   DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to reinforce the concepts that were studied in Child Development 38 and to give the student an opportunity to implement the knowledge that they acquired.  The course builds on the materials that the student studied and expands into more detail and complexity the responsibility of administering an Early Childhood program.  The course will provide information that will assist them in designing a proposal for operating an experimental program. Every area that is involved in operating a program will be included in the course.

#8027    K. BAKEER
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
Bakeerkn@wlac.edu


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 065                            2.00 Units
ADULT SUPERVISION/EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTORING (CSU) 
RECOMMENDED:  Child Development 1, 2, 3, 4, 11, 38, and 39.  DESCRIPTION: This course is a study of the modalities and principles of supervising teachers, staff and student-teachers in an early childhood program.  Emphasis is placed on the role of the director, teacher, staff and student-teacher.  The course will review leadership styles, communication skills, conflict resolution techniques, as well as mentoring responsibilities and techniques.  This course includes reviewing and utilizing the ECERS Rating Scale in evaluating and assessing the classroom and teacher effectiveness and appropriateness.

#8053    R.A. MOST
mostRA@wlac.edu


CINEMA 107                            3.00 Units
UNDERSTANDING MOTION PICTURES
DESCRIPTION: An analysis of the elements that make film an art form, including visual composition, color, music, acting, editing, lighting, story and sound. This course includes regular screenings of classic and contemporary motion pictures.

#8062    I. ELMI
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
ishma70@hotmail.com


COMMUNICATION STUDIES 121 3.00 Units
THE PROCESS OF INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This is an advanced course in the analysis of the principles and significance of interpersonal social interactions in all areas of life. Perception, building positive relationships, personal  disclosure, self-fulfilling prophecies, effective listening, communication apprehension, verbal and non-verbal communication, the impact of gender and culture on communication, expressing emotion, assertiveness, aggression, and conflict management will be examined.

#8037  L. ALEXANDER
alexanL@wlac.edu

#8160    P.B. FIFE
pamela_fife@yahoo.com

#8164    L.W. HABEL
habellowell@hotmail.com

#8165    B.W. LEMONDS
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
lemonb@wlac.edu

#8123    L. ALEXANDER
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
alexenL@wlac.edu

#8166    L.W. HABEL
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
habellowell@hotmail.com


COMMUNICATION STUDIES 151                  3.00 Units
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: UC credit limits: 1 course from 104, 121, 151.  DESCRIPTION: This course focuses on the skills necessary for effective communication in small group discussions. Topics covered include creative decision making, conflict management, anger management, leadership, group think, problem solving and the nature of power.

#8167    W. BUCHYNSKI
buchynb@wlac.edu

#8168    L. ALEXANDER
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
This section is paired with E.S.L. 7B #8550 and E.S.L. 8 #8552.  Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584.
alexenL@wlac.edu
 
#8169    F.N. SMITH
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
smithNG@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.

#8020 / M. PATEL
patelm@wlac.edu

#8021 / C. TITUS

titusc@wlac.edu

#8067 / D. MATSUNO
matsund@wlac.edu

Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013

#8208 / D. MATSUNO
matsund@wlac.edu

#7718 / D. MATSUNO
matsund@wlac.edu

Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013


CO SCI 902 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE (UC:CSU) (RPT 2)

DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to fundamental concepts of computer science and programming. Applications will NOT be taught. Programming will be introduced with the BASIC/PYTHON programming language. This class is intended for Computer Science, Engineering, Math and Science majors. It is a prerequisite for all CSIT programming classes and is acceptable as a prerequisite for application classes.

#8022 / A. PATIL
patila@wlac.edu


CO SCI 939 3.00 Units
PROGRAMMING IN C (UC:CSU)

PREREQUISITE: CSIT 902 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces object-oriented programming in the C++ language using the Visual C++ compiler. It is assumed that students understand fundamental algorithm design. This course concentrates on the C++ language and object-oriented programming.

#8071 / A. PATIL
patila@wlac.edu


CO SCI 957 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WEB PAGE DESIGN (RPT 3)

PREREQUISITE: Web technologies or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to building dynamic and interactive web pages using modern web programming languages including HTML 5 (Hyper Text Markup Language), CSS
(Cascading Style Sheet). This course features hands-on assignments and projects, a step-by-step methodology, as well as additional exercises.

#8066 / A. PATIL
patila@wlac.edu


CO SCI 962 4.00 Units
WEB PROGRAMMING USING JAVASCRIPT (RPT 3)

PREREQUISITE: CS 957 or CS 958 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course teaches students to create dynamic Web pages using the popular Web scripting language, JavaScript. This is the course for beginning web programmers with prior knowledge of HTML. JavaScript, a popular scripting language, adds interactive functions to HTML pages and is widely supported in Web browsers and other Web tools. This course also discusses the Document Object Model (DOM) specification published by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). This course features hands-on projects, a step-by-step methodology, as well as additional exercises.

#8064 / A. PATIL
patila@wlac.edu


CO SCI 965 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER NETWORKS (CSU) (RPT 3)

PREREQUISITE: CS 934 or equivalent experience.
RECOMMENDED: Students are encouraged to take CS 992 Hardware Hands-on Lab concurrently.
DESCRIPTION: This course covers network topics in CompTIA Network+ certification exam. It serves as a general introduction for students who need a foundation in computer networking technology, local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs). It covers network media, topology, network architecture, wired and wireless network standards and protocols. This course is a required prerequisite to enter WLAC's Computer Security training program.

#8024 / A. CHIANG
chianga@wlac.edu


CO SCI 980 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SECURITY I (CSU) (RPT 3)

PREREQUISITE: CS 965 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the basic concepts of computer security. Students will learn a full range of security concepts & techniques and apply them to the most popular operating systems and applications used today. Topics include network vulnerabilities, access control, cryptography & public key infrastructure, auditing & intrusion detection, network & communication security. Lab simulation involves security settings on Client/Server OS. This course, combined with CS985, is designed to help candidates prepare to complete CompTIA Security+ certification. It is also one of the courses leading to degree/certificate in Network & Security Management.

#8025 / A. CHIANG
chianga@wlac.edu


CO SCI 982 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT SERVER OPERATING SYSTEM (RPT 3)

PREREQUISITE: CS 934 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course is intended for those who administer Microsoft Windows Server 2008, and for those preparing for the Microsoft Certified IT Professional Windows Server 2008 certification examination 70-646. This course provides the core foundation for supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2008. In addition, this course provides support professionals with the skills necessary to install, configure, customize, optimize, network, integrate, and troubleshoot Windows 2008 Server. This course is one of the required core courses for the WLAC Microsoft Network training program.

#8026 / M. BUTLER
butlerm@wlac.edu


CO SCI 983 3.00 Units
Microsoft Network Infrastructure Administration (RPT 3)

PREREQUISITE: CS 982 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course will teach students how to plan a network infrastructure around features supported by Windows Server 2008. Students will learn how to configure and support advanced TCP/IP protocol features including subnetting and VLSM. Students will also work with network services, such as NAT, IPSec, DHCP, DNS, RRAS, and prepare for certification exam number 70-642. In addition, this course is appropriate for those interested in web server administration and network security. This is one of the required core courses for the WLAC Microsoft network training program. NOTE: CS 983 is offered in the Fall Semester only.

#8029 / M. BUTLER
butlerm@wlac.edu


ECONOMICS 001 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: Explores the decision-making process of the individual, the firm, and the industry when confronted with scarcity.  Topics include: forms of business organizations, the role of government in the economic system, and labor-management relations.

#8028    K.T. CAMPBELL
kaycera99@yahoo.com

#8030    M. KESKINEL
KeskinM@wlac.edu

#8047    M. KESKINEL
KeskinM@wlac.edu

#8197    B.E. SEKIYOBA
Sekiyobe03@wlac.edu

#8079    R.K. MABSOUT
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
mabsouRK@wlac.edu


ECONOMICS 002 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: Economics 1 is not a prerequisite for Economics 2.  DESCRIPTION: This course explores the causes of unemployment, inflation, dollar depreciation, economic stagnation, as well as policy changes. Topics include: the national income, business fluctuations, the financial system, public finance and international economics.

#8032    I. GANLEY
idganley@gmail.com

#8198    M. KESKINEL
keskinM@wlac.edu

#8065    C. LEVITT
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
levittCE@wlac.edu

#8019    M. KESKINEL
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
keskinM@wlac.edu

#8248    M. KESKINEL
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
keskinM@wlac.edu


EDUCATION 001                  3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to the field of professional education and teaching as a career.  Students are assigned to schools to observe current teaching practices and trends and to assist a master teacher in the operation of a modern classroom.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8312    A FOSTER
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
fosteraa@wlac.edu


EDUCATION 230  1.00 Unit
ONLINE STUDENT SUCCESS LAB   (RPT  3)
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to introduce new online students to the basics of how to succeed in an online class. This is the ideal first course for those new to online learning. This course also serves new online instructors to better empathize with and ensure the success of their online students.

#8211    J.C. STERN
(3 Week Class - Starts 10/28/2013, Ends 11/17/2013)
sternjc@wlac.edu

#7715    J.C. STERN
(3 Week Class - Starts 9/3/2013, Ends 9/22/2013)
sternjc@wlac.edu


ENGLISH 021        3.00 Units
ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS (NDA) 
PREREQUISITE: Taking the English Assessment Test for appropriate placement. DESCRIPTION: English 21 is a reading and writing course that gives students practice in developing clear compositions as they respond to a variety of reading materials.

#8035    N.M. LINCKE IVIC
lincken@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.

#8038    S. FLOYD
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
eng28@szann.com

#8225    S. FLOYD
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
eng28@szann.com

#8040    R. SANDOWICZ
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
SandowR@wlac.edu

#8041    L. CORDOVA
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
CordovLA@wlac.edu

#8059    E. SZOSTAK
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
SzostaER@wlac.edu


ENGLISH 094        3.00 Units
INTENSIVE GRAMMAR REVIEW (NDA) 
ADVISORY:  Eligibility for English 21.  DESCRIPTION: An intensive review of grammar and sentence structure for students who want extra help before taking English 28 or 101.

#8042    H. BAILEY HOFMANN
baileyhh@wlac.edu


ENGLISH 101        3.00 Units
COLLEGE READING AND COMPOSITION I (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Completion of English 28 or ESL 8 with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through the English assessment process. DESCRIPTION: English 101 is the composition course that transfers to four-year colleges and universities. Accordingly, the assignments in essay writing, rhetorical analysis and critical reading are rigorous. This course teaches students to write college-level essays in response to reading and analyzing college-level texts.

#8043    R.L. SPRAGUE
spragurl@wlac.edu

#8044    R.L. SPRAGUE
spragurl@wlac.edu

#8046    R.D. WILLIAMS
williaR@wlac.edu

#8048   N LINCKE-IVIC
lincken@wlac.edu

#8080 S. LYONS BURNS
lyonsbsm@wlac.edu
Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013

#7717 J. PILARO
PilaroJ@wlac.edu
Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8314    H. VISHWANADHA
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
hvishwanadha@gmail.com


ENGLISH 102        3.00 Units
COLLEGE READING AND COMPOSITION II (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better.  DESCRIPTION: "We tell ourselves stories in order to live," says Joan Didion. Learn to analyze and write critical essays on short stories, novels, poems, and plays that reflect a range of human experience.

#8050    N.M. LINCKE IVIC
lincken@wlac.edu

#8226    H. BAILEY HOFMANN
baileyhh@wlac.edu


ENGLISH 103        3.00 Units
COMPOSITION AND CRITICAL THINKING (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better.  DESCRIPTION: This course, which meets the transfer critical thinking requirement, is designed to develop critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in English 101.  Based on non-fiction writings, the course will focus on the development of logical reasoning and analytical and argumentative writing skills.

#8051    M.S. BORETZ
mboretz@msn.com

#8227    H. VISHWANADHA
hvishwanadha@gmail.com

#8039    H. BAILEY HOFMANN
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
baileyhh@wlac.edu

#8052    K. BOUTRY
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
BoutryK@wlac.edu

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8316    K. BOUTRY
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
BoutryK@wlac.edu


ENGLISH 127        3.00 Units
CREATIVE WRITING (UC:CSU)  (RPT  3)
PREREQUISITE: English 101 or equivalent.  DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the student to the basic elements of writing fiction, poetry and drama through reading and writing assignments.

#8056    N.M. LINCKE IVIC
lincken@wlac.edu


ENGLISH 203      3.00 Units
WORLD LITERATURE I (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: English 101.  DESCRIPTION: This survey of world literature in translation begins with works of the Near and Far East, continues with the Greek epic and drama, follows with Latin and Italian literature, and closes with major writings from Spain, France and Germany through the sixteenth century.  Critical papers are required.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8320   R.SANDOWICZ
SandowR@wlac.edu


ENGLISH 239        3.00 Units
WOMEN IN LITERATURE (UC:CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: English 101.  DESCRIPTION: This course is a survey of literature by and about women from the early times to the present. Poetry, autobiographical short stories and novels will be analyzed from the viewpoint of women's roles and images. Critical writing is required.

#8058    R.D. WILLIAMS
williaR@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.

#8078    CANCELLED



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.

#8084    N.A. SANDER
sandern@wlac.edu


ENTREPRENEURSHIP 001                              3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP  
DESCRIPTION: This course provides an overview of entrepreneurship: creating or finding a feasible business concept, starting, marketing, financing, organizing, and managing a successful company.  The characteristics, knowledge and skills of entrepreneurs, as well as sources of capital, are also examined.

#8091    M.A. FRANKS
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
FranksMA@wlac.edu


ENTREPRENEURSHIP 003                              3.00 Units
BUILDING AND GROWING A NEW BUSINESS  
PREREQUISITE: Entrepreneurship 2.  DESCRIPTION: This course provides the skills necessary to transform a feasible business concept into a successful new company.  Students learn how to establish, start, and grow a company through the development of a business plan.

#8092    K. SMITH
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
smithKL2@wlac.edu


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.

#8217    M.T. SHEPHERD
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
shepheMT@wlac.edu

#8218    M.T. SHEPHERD
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
shepheMT@wlac.edu

#8219    M.T. SHEPHERD
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
shepheMT@wlac.edu

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8324    M.T. SHEPHERD
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
shepheMT@wlac.edu


FINANCE 002                       3.00 Units
PERSONAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENTS    (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course provides the tools that the student can use to make smart investment decisions. By utilizing these tools, the student will have the foundation to analyze any type of investment. Beyond the general analytical tools, the course covers investments in stocks, bonds, mutual funds and real estate.

#8054   D. ELRINGTON
ElringDW@wlac.edu


FINANCE 008                        3.00 Units
PERSONAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENTS    (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This is a life-changing course which should be taken by anyone who wishes to be financially secure. This course teaches smart decision-making, using the 'time value of money' as a tool to understand the dynamics of everyday personal financial decisions. It develops techniques for financial planning, achieving goals, debt management, saving, spending, insurance and retirement, as well as exploring financial investment, real property, estate and tax planning.

#8045   S. BURGH
BurghSJ@wlac.edu


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 209                                  3.00 Units
FIRE TACTICS AND STRATEGY (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to provide basic information regarding structural fire fighting. Fire fighting procedures for single-family dwellings, multiple-family dwellings, commercial, industrial and high-rise fires will also be covered. The use of the Incident Command System for these emergencies, as well as for transportation vehicles are also part of the study.

#8068    R.O. SHACKELFORD
rshacke@yahoo.com


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 216                                  3.00 Units
FUNDAMENTALS OF PERSONAL FIRE SAFETY & EMERGENCY ACTION (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course examines the foundational concepts of occupational health and safety as it relates to emergency service organizations.  Sessions include risk evaluation procedures for fire stations, training sites, emergency vehicles, and emergency situations involving fire, EMS, hazardous materials, and technical rescues.  After completion of this course, students will be able to establish and manage a safety program for an emergency service organization.

#8070    R.O. SHACKELFORD
rshacke@yahoo.com


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 217                                  3.00 Units
FIRE APPARATUS (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for fire department driver/pump operators who are required to respond and operate fire apparatus at the emergency scene. Safe driving practices along with pumping operations will be studied in detail in this class. All standards for fire apparatus and pumping skills will be covered.

#8069    R.O. SHACKELFORD
rshacke@yahoo.com


FRENCH 101                                  1.00 Units  
FRENCH LANGUAGE LABORATORY (CSU) (RPT 3)
DESCRIPTION: This is a mediated, independent study course which allows students to enhance their French language skills through audio, video and computer work in the language lab. The course content is directly related to the level of the foreign language class a student is concurrently enrolled in and the textbook being used for that course. This is a Credit/No Credit course and a minimum of two hours of lab per week is required.

#8081   E. KOKOVENA
Kokoveea@wlac.edu


GEOLOGY 001                                  3.00 Units
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY   -  (UC:CSU)
NOTE: Geology 1 and Geology 6 taken together fulfill a laboratory science course. DESCRIPTION: Minerals, rock types, geologic landforms, volcanoes, earthquakes, and continental drift are emphasized. International Online

#7724    B. WOLDEHAIMANOT
woldehb@wlac.edu
Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013


HEALTH 002          3.00 Units
HEALTH AND FITNESS (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course surveys issues that particularly affect physical fitness and health.  Laboratory activities develop an understanding of activities that promote life-long fitness.  Online students must be able to submit digital photos as part of course assignments.

#8072    K. OLESCYSKI
OlescyK@wlac.edu

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8328    K. OLESCYSKI
OlescyK@wlac.edu


HEALTH 011          3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHFUL LIVING (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course will survey information regarding personal and community health, and basic principles of healthful living. Such subjects as drug and alcohol abuse, cancer, AIDS, nutrition, diet, personal care and consumer health will be covered.  Recommend taking English 101 before enrolling.

#8073    A. LULEJIAN
Lulejian@yahoo.com

#8075    H.M. FISHER
fisher.wlac@hotmail.com

#8076    J.D. RAACK
raackjd@hotmail.com

#8077    J. KUCKREJA
kuckreja@lavc.edu

#8074    M.M. SMITH
(6 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/6/2013)
smithMM@wlac.edu

#8199    B.C. PFIFFNER
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
BCPFiffner@yahoo.com

#8200    J.S. KUCKREJA
(6 Week Class - Starts 11/4/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
kuckreja@lavc.edu

#8241    M.M. SMITH
(6 Week Class - Starts 11/4/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
smithMM@wlac.edu

#8061   B.C. PFIFFNER
(6 Week Class - Starts 11/4/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
BCPFiffner@yahoo.com


HISTORY 011        3.00 Units
POLITICAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: A survey of political, economic, cultural and foreign policy areas of America from its roots in Europe through Reconstruction.

#8085    N.N. AUSTIN
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
AustinN@wlac.edu


HISTORY 087      3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WORLD CIVILIZATION II (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course will trace the development and interrelations of the major world civilizations and their traditions and contributions, from the beginning of the era of European expansion in the sixteenth century through modern times.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8332    G.E. CHEE
cheeGE@wlac.edu


HOSPITALITY 320           3.00 Units
HOSPITALITY LAW  
DESCRIPTION: For anyone considering a career in the hospitality industry, a thorough understanding of the duties, rights and responsibilities of employers, employees and patrons is very important.  Since laws covering the innkeeper-restaurateur are very different than most other businesses, this course not only covers the legal ramifications of dealing with patrons, it covers the relationship and responsibilities between employers and employees.  The rapidly developing area of casino/resort keeps the legal considerations of the hotel and restaurant operations from becoming expensive problems.

#8089    K. BOLES
bolesnk@wlac.edu


HOSPITALITY 330           3.00 Units
MANAGING TECHNOLOGY AND E-COMMERCE (CSU)
DESCRIPTION: The internet is an emerging force in the hospitality industry, and this course will give the student the knowledge necessary to compete effectively in the marketplace.  In this course emphasis is placed on providing a thorough understanding of how e-marketing, e-commerce and online information will be one of the most important areas of the hospitality industry in the coming years.  Among the topics covered are definitions of e-terms, e-commerce models, software, business-to-business marketing and online information distribution.

#8090   K. BOLES
bolesnk@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.

#8088   J. PROVOST
provosjg@wlac.eduF

#8203    P MCDOWELLL
mcdowell@sbcc.edu


HUMANITIES 031 3.00 Units
PEOPLE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: Cultural survey from the 15th century to the present with emphasis upon the intellectual and artistic heritage.

#8087    A. PARSA
(11 Week Class - Starts 9/30/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
parsaA@wlac.edu

#7720 A. PARSA
parsaA@wlac.edu
Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013


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.

#8094    D. LUDWIG
dludwig13@law.du.edu

#8098    N. JACOBSON
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
jacobsn@wlac.edu

#8099    N. JACOBSON
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
jacobsn@wlac.edu

#8101    N. JACOBSON
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
jacobsn@wlac.edu


LAW 002                  3.00 Units
BUSINESS LAW II (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: A maximum of one course from Law 1 or 2 is acceptable for UC transfer.  DESCRIPTION: This course covers essentials of the laws of negotiable instruments, security devices, partnerships, corporations, estates and bankruptcy in their application to everyday problems of business.

#8097    A.E. BATTLE
battlelaw06@aol.com

#8118    CANCELLED

#8095    A.E. BATTLE
battlelaw06@aol.com
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)

#8119   L. HARRIS
harrisll@wlac.edu
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)


LAW 003                  3.00 Units
CIVIL RIGHTS AND THE LAW (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course presents a comparative and analytical study of the law and related problems concerning the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution. Life and the death penalty, freedoms of speech and press, freedom of religion, racial and sexual equality, and privacy are some of the topics under consideration, with emphasis on recent court decisions and current events.

#8096   M. KAZADI
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
kazakim@wlac.edu


LEARNING ASSISTANCE, SUPERVISED 001T                                                0.00 Units
LEARNING ASSISTANCE, SUPERVISED (NDA)  (RPT  9)
DESCRIPTION: No-cost academic help in a variety of subject matters. Students work one-on-one or in small groups with tutor-coaches. All tutoring/learning assistance/academic coaching is FREE to West students.

#8961    S. DE BORD
Section #8961 is for online general subject tutoring.
debordS@wlac.edu

#8971    T.M. RUSSELL
Section #8971 is an online writing lab.
russellTM@wlac.edu


LEARNING SKILLS 073 1.00 Unit
ONLINE GRAMMAR AND WRITING LAB (NDA)

DESCRIPTION: This course offers foundations in narrative writing and opportunities to improve grammar through the use of online exercises, discussion prompts, and journal entries. To receive credit, students must complete 70% of all assignments within each of the three modules (grammar exercises; discussion responses; journal entries). Not repeatable.

#8100 / S. DE BORD
debordS@wlac.edu


LIBRARY SCIENCE 101                                    1.00 Unit
LIBRARY RESEARCH METHODS (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to the concept of information literacy (also referred to as information competency) as it impacts their academic efforts as well as their lives beyond education. The course also shows students how to leverage efficient methods of library research.  Students will learn various strategies to select appropriate resources and to research, refine, and write a thesis about a selected topic.  They will learn how to find and evaluate information from a variety of print and non-print resources and evaluate these items according to purpose, authority, relevance, accuracy, and currency.  Students will learn to search effectively online catalogs, periodical and research databases, and the internet to find books, articles, web sites, and other types of source material for their selected topics.  The capstone project for the class is a paper with an annotated bibliography, devised according to accepted standards of source referencing.  This class is UC and CSU transferable and available for Honors credit.

#8106    K. LEE
profken101@wlac.edu


LIBRARY SCIENCE 102                                    1.00 Unit
INTERNET RESEARCH METHODS (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: Explore the World Wide Web.  Learn to utilize general search engines and directories to locate the millions of home pages on the Internet.  Obtain precise information with well-developed search strategies.  Learn to apply critical standards to the sites you find on the Web.  MLA and APA citation styles will also be discussed.  This class is UC and CSU transferable and available for Honors credit.

#8110    J. C. CHOW
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
prochowonline@wlac.edu


LIBRARY SCIENCE 103                                    2.00 Units
INFORMATION LITERACY:SEARCH STRATEGIES, TOOLS, AND RESOURCES (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course discusses the importance of information literacy (aka information competency), plagiarism, copyright, intellectual property, in academic research and life-long education.  Students learn how to search and find relevant printed and electronic resources in academic and public libraries.  Students will also learn how to cite both printed and electronic resources using appropriate documentation styles (e.g. MLA).  This class is UC and CSU transferable and available for Honors credit.

#8111    J. C. CHOW
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
prochowonline@wlac.edu


LIBRARY SCIENCE 104                                    1.00 Unit
ADVANCED INTERNET RESEARCH (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course offers insights into advanced Internet search strategies.  Students learn to use Internet tools, Web browsers, Online search strategies (e.g. Search Engines, Directory, and Meta Search Engines).  Academic research (e.g. online catalog, online indexes, online database, virtual libraries).  Students learn how to evaluate and cite Internet resources using the Modern Language Association and other documentation style.  Internet security, Netiquette, Mailing lists, Newsgroups, Real-Time chat, Multimedia attachment, VoIP, eFAX, Webpage and Blogs are also covered in the course.  This class is CSU transferable and available for Honors credit.

#8112    J.C. CHOW
 (8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
prochowonline@wlac.edu


MANAGEMENT 013        3.00 Units
SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course discusses the challenges of entrepreneurship, and provides the tools to enhance success. The course provides a detailed treatment of strategic planning for small businesses, an in-depth coverage of creating and managing the business, new sources of small business funding, effective decision making, and hands-on experience for creating a business plan.

#8114    L.L. LESLIE
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
lesliell@wlac.edu


MARKETING 001  3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF SELLING (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course covers creating effective selling presentations, and persuasive communications.

#8116    C.E. BRAY
brayce@wlac.edu


MULTIMEDIA 100                 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO MULTIMEDIA COMPUTER APPLICATIONS    (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: An overview of the interactive multimedia industry, the profession and career options, the market, and the production process including concept development, interactive design, asset manipulation, programming and delivery. This introduction forms the basis for study of digital and non-linear technologies and applications.

#8036    B OLSON
olsonbj@wlac.edu


MULTIMEDIA 100                 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO MULTIMEDIA COMPUTER APPLICATIONS    (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: An overview of the interactive multimedia industry, the profession and career options, the market, and the production process including concept development, interactive design, asset manipulation, programming and delivery. This introduction forms the basis for study of digital and non-linear technologies and applications.

#8124    N. DUCKWORTH
duckwon@wlac.edu


MUSIC 101              3.00 Units
FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSIC
DESCRIPTION: Basics of musical notation, rhythm, scales, keys, intervals, common musical terms and elementary keyboard are studied. For non-music majors.

#7730   K. FESTINGER
Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013
professorimprov@sbcglobal.net


MUSIC 111            3.00 Units
MUSIC APPRECIATION I (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: A survey of a wide variety of musical styles. Emphasis is on perceptive listening along with expository readings. Additional time may be required in the HLRC on audio-visual and computer-assisted instructional materials.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8336    C. COULTER
coultece@elac.edu


MUSIC 122              3.00 Units
MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE II (UC:CSU) 
NOTE: Music 121 is not a prerequisite to Music 122.  DESCRIPTION: This course covers the styles, techniques and forms of music from 1750 to the present.  Special emphasis is placed on the development of the orchestra and its forms.  The artistic philosophy of each style period is examined.

#8125    C.P. SWEENEY
cpspiano@msn.com


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 020                 3.00 Units
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION: THE SCOPE OF CAREER PLANNING (UC:CSU) 
RECOMMENDED: Personal Development 008 should be taken prior to Personal Development 020. DESCRIPTION: This course provides students with the information to make appropriate educational, career and lifestyle choices. Topics examined include educational programs and their requirements, career resources and the career decision-making process, career planning, personal assessment, steps for success, values clarification, exploring personality and interests, skills assessment, the world of work, career options, making decisions, job search, preparing a winning resume, interviewing skills, and strategies for managing your career. Students will design their own educational plan.

#8177    P.G. BANDAY
bandayPG@wlac.edu

#8140    S. A. ROUZAN
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
SRouzanWLAC@gmail.com


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.

#8178    A. NAREZ ACOSTA
This section is paired with E.S.L. 005A #8508.  Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584.
narrezaa@wlac.edu

#8179    S.A. ROUZAN
(12 Week Class - Starts 9/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
SRouzanWLAC@gmail.com


PHILOSOPHY 006           3.00 Units
LOGIC IN PRACTICE (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: Critical thinking. This course applies the principles of logic to practical problems with emphasis upon the analysis of language as an aid to sound thinking.

#8161    R. MAYOCK
mayockr@wlac.edu

#8162    R. MAYOCK
mayockr@wlac.edu

PHILOSOPHY 020               3.00 Units
ETHICS (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: An inquiry into the nature of morality and ethical theory in both historical and contemporary settings, as they apply to business, the arts, science and medicine. An analysis of traditional moral theories as well as contemporary moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, animal rights, environmental issues and the role of ethics in political and social policy.

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8340    V. SCHULZ
SchulzV@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.

#8023    S. KHOROOSHI
khorooshis@yahoo.com

#8132    S. KHOROOSHI
(8 Week Class - Starts 8/26/2013, Ends 10/20/2013)
khorooshis@yahoo.com

#8131    S. KHOROOSHI
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
khorooshis@yahoo.com

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8344    K.E. DAVIS
daviske@wlac.edu


PSYCHOLOGY 001         3.00 Units
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: The course presents a survey of scientific theories, research and findings in behavior, including such topics as personality, perception, memory, motivation, emotion, learning, intelligence, consciousness, thinking, human relationships, abnormal behavior, and an overview of what psychologists do.

#8144    C.J. CANALES

#8230    C.J. CANALES

#8143   C.J. CANALES
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)


PSYCHOLOGY 014         3.00 Units
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course deals with maladaptive behavior of human beings. Topics covered include history of abnormal psychology, classifications, clinical frameworks, causal factors, treatment and outcomes of mental illness, assessment utilizing the DSM-IV, therapy, and prevention. Major categories of mental disorders are presented including mood, anxiety, stress, somatoform, dissociative, psychosexual, personality, and schizophrenia.

#8231    C.J. CANALES


PSYCHOLOGY 041         3.00 Units
LIFE-SPAN PSYCHOLOGY: FROM INFANCY TO OLD AGE (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course presents the psychological development of the person from the prenatal stage through old age and death. Emphasis is placed on theories and their application to the behavioral, cognitive, social, and interconnectedness of all stages of life.

#8141    M.L. WALBRIDGE
wellswalbridge@outlook.com


REAL ESTATE 001         3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES (CSU) 
NOTE: Required for salesperson's license.  DESCRIPTION: This beginning course in real estate fundamentals is required for the real estate salesperson's license and is highly recommended as a foundation course in real estate. Real estate economics, terminology and definitions, real estate law, ownership rights, real estate investment and career opportunities, as well as other subjects vital to a basic understanding of real estate are covered.

#8139   L. HOWELL
instructorhowell@yahoo.com

#8082    J. CARTER
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
attyjcarter@aol.com


REAL ESTATE 003         3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE PRACTICES (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course covers the day-to-day activities of the real estate brokerage business from the viewpoint of both the owner and the sales staff. It gives practical training in such topics as: time management, human relations, client psychology, financing, leasing, appraising and property management. The course is required for those seeking the sales and California broker's license.

#8138  N. WEBSTER
WebsterProfN@aol.com


REAL ESTATE 009         3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL I (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course emphasizes the theory, principles and methods used in the valuation of various types of properties.  Cost, market and income approaches are examined in great detail.  Land and building residual techniques are also presented.  An appraisal report on a single-family residence is usually required.

#8145    J. RATKOVICH
ratkovj@wlac.edu


REAL ESTATE 010         3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL II (CSU) 
PREREQUISITE: Real Estate 9. DESCRIPTION: This advanced appraisal course features a brief review of the theory, principles and methods used in the valuation of residential, commercial and industrial properties. It also features case study problems illustrating the use of the three approaches to value, and a thorough analysis of the components utilized by the income approach. This course emphasizes the valuation of all income-producing properties. An appraisal report on an income-producing property is usually required.

#8146    F. ELAHI
fazelahi@yahoo.com


REAL ESTATE 014         3.00 Units
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT (CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for real estate brokers, salespeople and owners of income-producing properties. Topics covered include the nature and types of property management, organization for management, leases and contracts, rent scheduling, selling of space and techniques of renting, tenant selection and supervision, relations with owners, budgets, purchasing accounts, reports, ethics and legal and professional relationships.

#8147    A. PORTER
Drporterwlac@aol.com


SOCIOLOGY 001 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (UC:CSU) 
DESCRIPTION: Introduction to the systematic study of groups and societies humans build and how these influence our behavior. This includes the study of social structure, social inequality, social institutions, and the changing shape of society.

#8159    N.J. HENK
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/21/2013, Ends 12/15/2013)
henkNJ@wlac.edu


SPEECH - See Communication Studies


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SPANISH 001        5.00 Units
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (UC:CSU) 
COREQUISITE: Spanish 101 lab.  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.

#8174    N. JACINTO
jacinton@wlac.edu

#8175   E. PORRAS COLLANTE
porrase@wlac.edu

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8352N. JACINTO
jacinton@wlac.edu

SPANISH 002        5.00 Units
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II (UC:CSU) 
COREQUISITE: Spanish 101 lab.  RECOMMENDED: Spanish 001 with a grade of “C” or better, or two years of high school Spanish, or equivalent. DESCRIPTION: This course continues stressing basic vocabulary and fundamental sentence structure in the past, future indicative tenses, and the subjunctive mood. It continues with the development of reading comprehension and writing skills and student's further study of Spanish culture.  Students will complete 16-18 hours of lab work for this course in the HLRC.

#8193    N. JACINTO
jacinton@wlac.edu

SPANISH 101      1.00 Unit
SPANISH LANGUAGE LABORATORY (UC:CSU)  (RPT  3)
DESCRIPTION: This is a mediated, independent study course which allows students to enhance their Spanish language skills through audio, video and computer work in the online lab. The course content is directly related to the level of the foreign language class a student is concurrently enrolled in and the textbook being used for that course. This is a Credit/No Credit course and a minimum of 2 hours of lab per week is required.

#8151              N. JACINTO
Section 8151 is the corequisite section for online sections of Spanish 001, 002 and 004.
jacinton@wlac.edu

#8105              N. JACINTO
Section 8105 is the corequisite section for all on-campus sections of Spanish 001, 002 and 004.
jacinton@wlac.edu

#8108              N. JACINTO
Section 8108 is the corequisite section for all on-campus sections of Spanish 001, 002 and 004.
jacinton@wlac.edu
Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
#8356              E. PORRAS-COLLANTES           ONLINE
Section 8356 is the corequisite section for Spanish 001,section 8352 (ACT Program).
porrase@wlac.edu


THEATER 100       3.00 Units
PLAYWRITING (CSU)  (RPT  1)
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to the theater. Students learn about the numerous related crafts such as lighting, costuming, etc. and to intelligently and objectively evaluate a professional or non-professional performance.

#7780    M. ZURLA
foremost@pacbell.net
Class - Starts 09/23/2013, Ends 12/15/2013


THEATER 130       3.00 Units
PLAYWRITING (CSU)  (RPT  1)
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the student to the basic principles and techniques of play-writing. This is a hands-on practical introduction to playwriting.

#8176    M. ZURLA
foremost@pacbell.net


TRAVEL 200          3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY  
DESCRIPTION: In this course, students will learn about entry-level jobs with airlines, and explore current issues such as airline operations, code sharing, sales and safety, and the market strategies of the 10 largest U.S. airlines.

#8215    J. COLEMAN
jason@professoroftravel.com


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