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Fall 2014 Hybrid Courses

Priority registration begins on 5/7/14
Continuing student registration begins on 5/12/14
New and returning student registration begins on 5/19/14

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

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Pre-requisites in all subjects will be enforced beginning Summer 2014
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2014 Summer/Fall




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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8516 11:10 am - 12:35 pm
5:05 hrs/wk
M GC 470
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 10/27/2014 12/21/2014

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.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8500 11:10 am - 1:15 pm
4:30 hrs/wk
Tu SC 101
ONLINE
A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 10/27/2014 12/21/2014

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.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4904 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
M TBA
ONLINE
K. HUOTARI westart101@yahoo.com 9/1/2014 10/26/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
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.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8528 9:35 am - 11:40 am
4:15 hrs/wk
Sat MSA 005
ONLINE
E. BELL BellEA@wlac.edu 9/29/2014 12/21/2014

This section requires mandatory on-campus orientation and exams on Saturday mornings, dates to be announced.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8513 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
1:20 hrs/wk
Tu MSA 005
ONLINE
K. MARTIN Martink@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



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.


8537 / CANCELLED


COMPUTER APPLICATIONS OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 039   3.00 Units
WORD PROCESSING: KEYBOARDING AND OPERATIONS (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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8514 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Tu CE 225
ONLINE
C. TITUS titusc@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

Section 8514 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.



COMPUTER APPLICATIONS OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8515 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
W CE 226
ONLINE
P. MORRIS morrispw@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

Section 8515 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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8512 6:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:10 hrs/wk
M CE 105A
ONLINE
K. TAIRA ktaira@gmail.com 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8501 6:45 pm - 8:55 pm
0:50 hrs/wk
Th CE 105A
ONLINE
M. PATEL PatelM@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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 Computer Network and Security Management degree/certificate programs.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8502 9:00 am - 11:55 am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 935   3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO LINUX + (UC: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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8510 9:00 am - 11:55 am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 104
ONLINE
L. WANG wangL2@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 942 3.00 Units
DISCRETE STRUCTURE (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to the discrete structures used in Computer Science with an emphasis on their applications. Topics covered include: Functions, Relations and Sets; Basic Login; Proof Techniques; Basics of Counting; Graphs and Trees; and Discrete Probability.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8509 9:00 am - 11:55 am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 106B
ONLINE
Y. YUEN YuenY@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.

Students who have equivalent experience and wish to file “prerequisite challenge petition” should obtain the “Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form” here.


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 959   3.00 Units
ADVANCED PROGRAMMING FOR MOBILE DEVICES


DESCRIPTION: This course provides students with advanced programming concepts and skills for creating mobile applications for today's most popular platforms. Students will learn to create multi-screen, multi-touch applications; send/receive SMS and emails programmatically from within applications; read and update contacts through public contact API; use media and browser content providers; use sensors and location-based services programmatically; develop services; create a home screen widget. Students will learn about exception handling, will create manageable user preferences and will learn to incorporate security and permissions. Students will learn to sign, publish and distribute developed applications.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8518 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
0:50 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.

Students who have equivalent experience and wish to file “prerequisite challenge petition” should obtain the “Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form” here.


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 962 4.00 Units
WEB PROGRAMMING USING JAVASCRIPT (RPT 3)


PREREQUISITE: CS 902 AND CS 957 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8507 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
M CE 103
ONLINE
M. PATEL PatelM@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

Section 8507 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.

Students who have equivalent experience and wish to file “prerequisite challenge petition” should obtain the “Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form” here.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 972   3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS (RPT 3)


RECOMMENDED: CS934 and CS965 (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 standards. In addition, this course provides students with their first exposure to configuring Cisco routers and switches by learning the Cisco Internetworking Operating System (IOS). The course utilizes hands-on lab exercises and demonstrations to reinforce network concepts and theories. This course prepares students for the ICND1v2 Exam 100-101 and CCNA Exam 200-120.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8505 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Tu CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 974  3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO ROUTERS


PREREQUISITE: CS972. DESCRIPTION: This course covers advanced networking topics including; IPv6, VLSM, VLANs, NAT, RIPv2, OSPF, EIGRP, and WAN technologies including; PTP and Frame Relay. In addition, students will learn more advanced Cisco router and switch configuration techniques. The course utilizes hands-on lab exercises and demonstrations to reinforce network concepts and theories. This course prepares students for the ICND2v2 Exam 200-101 and CCNA Exam 200-120.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8504 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.

Students who have equivalent experience and wish to file “prerequisite challenge petition” should obtain the “Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form” here.


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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. Lab simulation involves security settings on Client/Server OS. It is one of the courses leading to degree/certificate in network and security management.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8506 6:45 pm - 9:55 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
W CE 105A
ONLINE
K. CHANDA chandaki@lasc.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

Section 8506 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.

Students who have equivalent experience and wish to file “prerequisite challenge petition” should obtain the “Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form” here.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 987   3.00 Units
INFORMATION STORAGE MANAGEMENT FOR NETWORKS, VIRTUAL SERVERS AND VIRTUAL STORAGE


RECOMMENDED: CS972 and CS982. 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 includes; 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. The course utilizes hands-on lab exercises and demonstrations to reinforce network concepts and theories. Completion of this course authorizes and helps students prepare for the VMware Certified Associate (VCA-DCV) and VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) certification exams. West Los Angles is a fully authorized VMware IT Academy. PLEASE NOTE: VMware Training @ West is only available to individuals who may be a student in full or part time education, unemployed, career changers or trying to improve their knowledge and are paying for the training themselves. It is not for companies or corporate entities to obtain training for their employees – those individuals must go to a commercial VMware training offering through a VMware authorized training center.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8511 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
W CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.

Students who have equivalent experience and wish to file “prerequisite challenge petition” should obtain the “Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form” here.


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 988
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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8503 9:00 am - 11:55 am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 103
ONLINE
M. PATEL PatelM@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.

Students who have equivalent experience and wish to file “prerequisite challenge petition” should obtain the “Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form” here.


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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8517 2:35 pm - 3:50 pm
5:05 hrs/wk
F GC 430
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 10/26/2014

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.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4934 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Tu GC 340
ONLINE
A. MONTES montesa@wlac.edu 10/27/2014 12/21/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
This section 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.



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: 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.

8527 / CANCELLED

8530 / CANCELLED


ENGLISH 185   1.00 Units
DIRECTED STUDY - ENGLISH (CSU) (RPT 2)


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8531 9:35 am - 11:00 am
1:05 hrs/wk
F MSA 012
ONLINE
H. BAILEY HOFMANN baileyhh@wlac.edu 9/29/2014 11/7/2014

This section 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.



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. RECOMMENDED: Learning Skills 5. DESCRIPTION: Students review basic rules of grammar and punctuation and learn to apply them in sentence and paragraph writing.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8539 9:35 am - 11:40 am
2:05 hrs/wk
TuTh MSA 105
ONLINE
K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 005A   6.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL V: WRITING AND GRAMMAR (CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Completion of ESL 4A with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through ESL assessment process. DESCRIPTION: ESL 5A is a course in written grammar in context, with emphasis on the verb tense system and the organization of paragraphs and compositions. This is a course in paragraph writing and structure. Grammar and critical reading are emphasized.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8508 9:35 am - 11:40 am
2:05 hrs/wk
MW AT A210
ONLINE
M. TRACEY traceym@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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 Alma Narez Acosta 310-287-4259



ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 006A   6.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL VI: :WRITING AND GRAMMAR (CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Level placement by the ESL assessment or completion of ESL 5A with a 'C' or better, or English 20A. RECOMMENDED: ESL 6B. 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8542 9:35 am - 11:40 am
2:05 hrs/wk
MW MSA 104
ONLINE
K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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



ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 006B   6.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL VI: READING AND VOCABULARY


PREREQUISITE: Completion of ESL 5A with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through ESL assessment process. RECOMMENDED: ESL 6A. 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8551 9:35 am - 11:00 am
1:30 hrs/wk
T MSA 011
ONLINE
E. LISKIN Liskeneh@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8550 9:35 am - 11:00 am
1:25 hrs/wk
T GC410
ONLINE
N. SANDER sandern@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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 121 #8087 and E.S.L. 8 #8552. Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584



ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 008   6.00 Units
ADVANCED ESL COMPOSITION (CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Completion of ESL 6A, or English 21 with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through the English assessment process. DESCRIPTION: ESL 8 gives students practice in essay writing, with an emphasis on critical thinking and critical reading. Advanced grammatical skills are integrated, and students learn the foundations of MLA-style research papers.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8552 9:35 am - 11:40 am
2:05 hrs/wk
MW MSA 105
ONLINE
N. SANDER sandern@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

Section 8552 is in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings held at times shown. This section is paired with Communications Studies 121 #8037 and E.S.L. 7B #8550. Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8553 11:10 am - 1:15 pm
4:30 hrs/wk
Tu CE 206
ONLINE
M. SHEPHERD ShepheMT@wlac.edu 10/27/2014 12/21/2014

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.



GEOGRAPHY 001   3.00 Units
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: Earth-sun relationships, maps, weather, climate and physical landforms are emphasized. Geography 1 and Geography 15 taken together fulfill a laboratory science course.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4912 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Th MSA 302
ONLINE
S. WHITE susmwhite@hotmail.com 9/1/2014 10/26/2014

This section 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.



GEOGRAPHY 015   2.00 Units
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY LABORATORY (UC:CSU)

PREREQUISITE: Geography 1 or equivalent, or concurrent enrollment in Geography 1. DESCRIPTION: Use of maps, weather measurement, and the study of soils, vegetation and landforms are emphasized. Physical Science laboratory credit.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4938 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:55 hrs/wk
Th MSA 302
ONLINE
S. WHITE WhiteSM@wlac.edu 10/27/2014 12/21/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
This section 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 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8559 1:00 pm - 2:05 pm
5:25 hrs/wk
Sat MSA 009
ONLINE
M. ALWASH AlwashM@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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



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 Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8561 6:00 pm - 8:05 pm
5:25 hrs/wk
Th CE 226
ONLINE
M. MIRFATTAH mike@onlineteaching.com 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

Section 8561 requires mandatory on-campus orientation and exams on Thursday evenings, dates to be announced.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4960 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
1:10 hrs/wk
M TBA
ONLINE
M. ALWASH alwashM@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
This section 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8560 8:00 am - 10:10 am
0:50 hrs/wk
Sat MSA 006
ONLINE
P. ARRIOLA arriolP@lacitycollege.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8563 6:45 pm - 8:35 pm
1:10 hrs/wk
Tu CE 205
ONLINE
N. JACOBSON JacobSN@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8569 4:30 pm - 6:05 pm
2:20 hrs/wk
W GC 250
ONLINE
C. AMAUGO AmaugoCE@wlac.edu 10/27/2014 12/21/2014

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.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8572 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
3:30 hrs/wk
Th GC 470
ONLINE
H. YOUNG younghp@wlac.edu 9/22/2014 11/30/2014

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.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8583 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
1:10 hrs/wk
Th BROH CRUS
ONLINE
J. SAMILTON Samiltjb@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

Section 8583 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.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8571 11:10 am - 12:35 pm
1:25 hrs/wk
Tu CE 201
ONLINE
V. VALLE valleV@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

PUENTE PROGRAM
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.



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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4942 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
M GC 310
ONLINE
J. LEE leejeff@wlac.edu 10/27/2014 12/21/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
This section 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.



SPANISH 001   5.00 Units
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: Fundamentals of Spanish pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, and culture. Stresses the ability to understand, read, write, and speak simple Spanish. Instructors will assign 16-18 hours of lab assignments as part of this class. Students taking this class on-campus will complete 16-18 hours of lab work for these courses in the first floor of the HLRC Building. Students taking this class online will complete 16-18 hours of lab work online.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8575 11:10 am - 12:45 pm
1:35 hrs/wk
MW FA 208
ONLINE
Y. KIM kimy2@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



SPANISH 003    5.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I (UC:CSU)

PREREQUISITE: Spanish 002 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. Instructors will assign 16-18 hours of lab assignments as part of this class. Students taking this class on-campus will complete 16-18 hours of lab work for these courses in the first floor of the HLRC Building. Students taking this class online will complete 16-18 hours of lab work online.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8576 1:00 pm - 2:35 pm
1:35 hrs/wk
MW FA 209
ONLINE
A. MIZUKI mizukiAH@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

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.



SPANISH 004    5.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Spanish 003 with a grade of “C” or better or four years of high school Spanish. DESCRIPTION: This course provides a review of the more difficult aspects of grammar and seeks to perfect comprehension, fluency, and cultural knowledge. Instructors will assign 16-18 hours of lab assignments as part of this class. Students taking this class on-campus will complete 16-18 hours of lab work for these courses in the first floor of the HLRC Building. Students taking this class online will complete 16-18 hours of lab work online.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8577 4:40 pm - 6:30 pm
1:25 hrs/wk
TuTh FA 208
ONLINE
N. JACINTO jacinton@wlac.edu 9/1/2014 12/21/2014

Section 8577 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.



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