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Fall 2016 Hybrid Courses

Priority registration begins on 05/02/16
Continuing student registration begins on 05/05/16
New and returning student registration begins on 05/23/16

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

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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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8538 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
3:25 hrs/wk
Th GC 140
ONLINE
A. VALDIVIA valdiva@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016

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.



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.

8532 / CANCELLED


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 003 3.00 Units
LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE - (CSU)  


DESCRIPTION: A careful study of the kinds and degrees of evidence and the rules governing the admissibility of evidence in court is made.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8533 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
4:05 hrs/wk
M GC 430
ONLINE
J. WILLIAMS williajb@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016

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.



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.


8541 / CANCELLED


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 MSA 102
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016

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.



ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 60 3.00 Units
ARREST, SEARCH AND SEIZURE (CSU) 


DESCRIPTION: This course covers information regarding powers of arrest, search, and seizure for peace officers with limited powers. The main topics for this course are laws of arrest, arrest and control methods, and communication. This course meets the curriculum requirements for the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), PC 832 Laws of Arrest, and Board of Corrections, Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) when certified.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8501 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
3:05 hrs/wk
Th GC 430
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016

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.



ANTHROPOLOGY 101   3.00 Units
HUMAN BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION (UC:CSU) 

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

8500 / CANCELLED


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
4938 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
1:20 hrs/wk
W MSA 005
ONLINE
K. LEE leek2@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



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.


8503 / CANCELLED

8504 / CANCELLED

8511 / CANCELLED

8526 / CANCELLED


BUSINESS 005  3.00 Units
BUSINESS LAW I (UC:CSU)

NOTE: Same as Law 1. DESCRIPTION: This course covers the essentials of the law of contracts: agency, employment, personal property, bailment, sales, and real property in their application to everyday problems pertaining to business and to the individual. Elementary safeguards regarding sales and sales contacts are covered.


8517 / CANCELLED

8518 / CANCELLED


COMMUNICATION STUDIES 101   3.00 Units
PUBLIC SPEAKING (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course offers training in the theory of speech communication and practice in effective preparation of planned and spontaneous public speeches. ADVISORY: English 28.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8513 9:35 am - 11:00 am
3:20 hrs/wk
TuTh GC 320
ONLINE
L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016

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.



COMMUNICATION STUDIES 121   3.00 Units
PUBLIC SPEAKING (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course offers training in the theory of speech communication and practice in effective preparation of planned and spontaneous public speeches. ADVISORY: English 28.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8530 11:10 am - 12:35 pm
1:25 hrs/wk
Tu GC 340
ONLINE
L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 900   3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS (CSU)

This is an introductory course in robotics; with hands-on experience on building a PARALLAX robot. Students learn about electric motors, servos, sensors, switches, and actuators. Students learn Basic Stamp computer programming and integration into a working robotic unit; including mechanical assembly, connecting electronic components, wiring and soldering, and testing.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8523 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 225
ONLINE
P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 901   3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND THEIR USE (UC:CSU)

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 2013, 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8514 9:00 am - 12:10 pm
3:30 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
S. GONSOSKI gonsossj@laccd.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 916   3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER HARDWARE (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This class helps students understand hardware topics in CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification exam. Students learn technology of computer hardware such as microprocessor, RAM, BIOS/CMOS, motherboard, power supply, HDD, CD, DVD, video, sound, and printer; how these form a working system; and simple troubleshooting of PC systems. Computer and networking hardware offers hands-on training in state-of-the-art computer hardware and software systems. In this class we will develop skills such as installation and troubleshooting of CPU, hard drives, CD drive, network cards, RAM memory, system controller & the I/O controller, peripherals, etc. Computer safety & maintenance, BIOS & CMOS settings, network cabling and mobile devices techniques are also covered.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8506 1:00 pm - 3:55 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
K. CHANDA ChandaKI@lavc.edu 9/3/2016 12/18/2016

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.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8528 1:30 pm - 4:25 pm
2:10 hrs/wk
TuTh CE 105A
ONLINE
K. CHANDA ChandaKI@lavc.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016

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.



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 - 9:55 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
M CE 105A
ONLINE
K. TAIRA ktaira@gmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



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 916 (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 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8535 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
2:10 hrs/wk
MW CE 105A
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016

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.



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 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8524 6:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
W CE 105A
ONLINE
P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 9/26/2016 12/18/2016

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.


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 103
ONLINE
Y. YUEN YuenY@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.

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


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 951 3.00 Units
APPLE ADMINISTRATION (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Apple Administration provides a comprehensive curriculum covering Apple products and technologies. The course includes Apple-developed diagnostic tools to help diagnose and prevent problems on Apple hardware running Mac OS X. The course will also cover the Mac OS X operating system, OS X server installation, Apple architecture, and system components. The course will include setup, configuration, administration, customization and troubleshooting on the OS X server and Apple iPad Platforms. This will also include directory setup, account administration and device management using mobile device manager for desktops and iPads. The foundation provided with the course provides students with the information needed to implement, configure, manage and maintain computer systems, mobile devices and servers running Mac OS X and IOS operating systems. The course will also provide the background needed to become an Apple Certified Support Professional. Each student will be assigned a Mac computer for use during class.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8521 1:00 pm - 4:05 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Sat CE 103
ONLINE
B. WILLIAMS williab@wlac.edu 9/26/2016 12/18/2016

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 952 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WEB TECHNOLOGIES AND DESIGN (CSU)


RECOMMENDED: CS 901 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course takes students through the developmental phases of web page construction using Dreamweaver. Students will learn everything from basic skills such as creating web pages, tables, and forms, to more advanced skills like using template and CSS, adding media to a web page, and publishing the site on the Internet. This class is the first course in a series for web site development and e-commerce. It is a technical course, not an art course.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8522 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 103
ONLINE
W. JONESS jonessw@wlac.edu 9/26/2016 12/18/2016

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.



COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 957 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WEB DEVELOPMENT HTML5 & CSS (CSU)


RECOMMENDED: CS 952 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to building dynamic and interactive web pages using modern web programming languages including HTML 5 and CSS (Cascading Style Sheet). This course features hands-on assignments and projects, a step-by-step methodology, as well as additional exercises.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8520 6:45 pm - 8:55 pm
:50 hrs/wk
W CE 103
ONLINE
M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



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


PREREQUISITE: 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.

8507 / CANCELLED


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


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 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.

8529 / CANCELLED


COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 973   3.00 Units
VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD COMPUTING ESSENTIALS (CSU)


This course introduces the foundational capabilities and features of virtualization and VMware vSphere®. It also provides a brief overview of the array of products available from VMware®. The course also demonstrates how you can extend an existing VMware vSphere™ infrastructure to deliver IT services in a private or public cloud based on VMware products. This is the first of four courses for students pursuing a WLAC virtualization and cloud computing certificate. Successful completion of this course will prepare students for the VMware Certified Associate (VCA) industry certification. West Los Angeles is an authorized VMware IT Academy.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8525 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



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
8515 11:10 am - 12:35 pm
5:05 hrs/wk
M MSA 102
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/20/2016

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.



COUNSELING 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 10/24/2016 12/18/2016

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.



COUNSELING 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.

4948 / CANCELLED


COUNSELING 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
8571 11:10 am - 12:35 pm
1:25 hrs/wk
Tu GC 410
ONLINE
V. VALLE valleV@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

PUENTE PROGRAM
Contact Vidal Valle at 310-287-4210 for info. 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.

8572 / CANCELLED


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.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8527 1:00 pm - 2:25 pm
1:25 hrs/wk
W GC 230
ONLINE
L. CORDOVA cordovLA@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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

DESCRIPTION: This is a course in writing in, and about, but not limited to, the natural and physical sciences. Students will study documents such as abstracts, research proposals, and journal articles, will analyze the development of disciplinary writing practices, and will study non-fiction science writing for general audiences.


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 9/26/2016 11/4/2016

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 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 MSA 105
ONLINE
K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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. This section is paired with COU 040 #8178 online. Contact Alma Narez Acosta 310-287-4259



ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 005B 3.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL V: READING AND VOCABULARY (CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Completion of ESL 4B with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through ESL assessment process. RECOMMENDED: ESL 5A, 5C and Learning Skills 5 recommended. DESCRIPTION: 005B is a course in reading strategies and vocabulary building, with emphasis on study skills.


8519 / CANCELLED


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.


8542 / CANCELLED


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
TuTh MSA 112
ONLINE
K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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



HOSPITALITY 136 3.00 Units
EVENT MANAGEMENT (CSU)

PREREQUISITE: Hospitality 100. DESCRIPTION: This course provides future event managers with the essential training and skills required to research, plan, schedule, organize, and market special events anywhere in the world. Topics covered include event management, meeting planning, trade show and exposition operations, catering, and marketing for all types of special events.


8555 / CANCELLED


MARKETING 021 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course provides an intensive study of concepts and strategies on which the field of marketing is based. Emphasis will be on product, distribution, promotion and pricing decisions. Additional topics are sales forecasting, domestic and international markets, personal selling, marketing legislation and the environmental factors impact marketing.


8561 / CANCELLED

8562 / CANCELLED


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 - 4:05 pm
5:25 hrs/wk
Mon/Sat MSA 102
ONLINE
M. ALWASH AlwashM@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

This section requires mandatory on-campus orientation on Monday 08/29/2016 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in MSA 102. Exams will be on SATURDAY 10/8/16, 11/19/2016 and 12/17/2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in MSA 102.


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
8558 4:00 pm - 6:05 pm
03:05 hrs/wk
F CE 226
ONLINE
M. MIRFATTAH mike@onlineteaching.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



MUSIC 111   3.00 Units 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.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4968 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
0:50 hrs/wk
Tu FA 205
ONLINE
C. COULTER coultece@elac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016

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.



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
W CE 205
ONLINE
N. JACOBSON JacobSN@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.


8564 / CANCELLED


PARALEGAL 014 3.00 Units
LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND PROCEDURES

PREREQUISITES: Paralegal 10 and English 101. DESCRIPTION: A study of the basic objectives of the management of a law office; a study of hardware and software used in a law office; an examination of indexing and filing principles; law office manuals; a study of basic accounting principles; practice in and study of law office correspondence.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8565 6:45 pm - 8:20 pm
1:15 hrs/wk
W CE 206
ONLINE
A. BATTLE battlea@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



PARALEGAL 035 3.00 Units
IMMIGRATION LAW

PREREQUISITES: Paralegal 10 and English 101. DESCRIPTION: This course is a study of concepts of immigration law including grounds of exclusion, defense to deportation, petitions and visa applications. Research and writing will be emphasized in the areas of amnesty, naturalization, citizenship, international law and criminal aspects of immigration.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8566 6:45 pm - 8:20 pm
1:15 hrs/wk
M CE 205
ONLINE
N. JACOBSON JacobSN@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



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.

4976 / CANCELLED

4972 / CANCELLED

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
8567 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
M GC 310
ONLINE
J. LEE LeeJeff@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016

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 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 208
ONLINE
A. FIGUEROA FiguerAB@piercecollege.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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.



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