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Fall 2016 Online 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

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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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8000 G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8134 L. YBARRA ybarra.college@earthlink.net 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8142 G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8163 C. DANIEL DanielCV@wlac.edu 9/26/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8206 G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8228 C. DANIEL DanielCV@wlac.edu 9/26/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8304 A. MORGAN morganaz@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8002 A. VALDIVIA valdiva@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8057 K. FARMER farmerkb@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8168 L. YBARRA ybarra.college@earthlink.net 9/26/2016 12/18/2016


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8003 M. LU wlacacct2@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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. DESCRIPTION: 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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8001 E. PAYMAH acctg25wlac@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8081 C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8308 C. STAPLETON stapleb@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8312 S. FOGEL Sethfogel@cox.net 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8184 C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8017 C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8007 G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 067 3.00 Units
COMMUNITY RELATIONS I (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course offers an in-depth exploration of the roles of Administration of Justice practitioners and their agencies. Through interaction and study, students become aware of the interrelationships and role expectations among the various agencies and the public. Primary emphasis is placed upon the professional image of the Justice Administration system, and the development of positive relationships between members of the system and the public.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8101 C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8008 G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8014 C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8015 G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


ALLIED HEALTH 033  3.00 Units
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (CSU)


PREREQUISITE: English 28 with a grade of "C" or better. 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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8049 Y. BOGHOS boghosy@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8192 C. CHAMBERS Chambecm@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8205 Y. BOGHOS boghosy@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


8213 / CANCELLED

ALLIED HEALTH 057   1.00 UNIT
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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8060 Y. BOGHOS boghosy@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7706 M. GORDON GordonMJ@wlac.edu 9/12/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8013 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8194 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8250 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8316 M. GORDON GordonMJ@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8016 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8011 M. HARDY hardyMP@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8004 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8018 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8173 M. CUNIN BORER cuninbml@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8328 M. CUNIN BORER cuninbml@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8010 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8249 D. HEIKKINEN heikkidl@lavc.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8012 N. LAVASANI lavasanm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8022 A. TAYLOR taylora@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8220 J. COLE colejt@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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)

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8332 K. HUOTARI westart101@yahoo.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


ASTRONOMY 001 3.00 Units
ELEMENTARY ASTRONOMY (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: A conceptual survey of the basic principles and science of astronomy. Topics include the history of astronomy, the solar system, the Sun, galaxies, cosmology, and life in the universe.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8020 E. BELL bellea@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8243 E. BELL bellea@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


BASIC SKILLS 005CE 0.00 Units
ACADEMIC GUIDANCE (UC:CSU)


Student success begins with understanding one's current basic skill levels, post-secondary education opportunities, educational and career goals and requirements, and developing a strategy for gaining the necessary knowledge and skills to transition into and complete college credit courses with good grades. Students will research and document their educational and career goals and requirements, develop an action plan to achieve them in a specific time frame, and learn to self-evaluate and reevaluate their progress in implementing their action plan and achieving their goals. From Jobs to Careers 8707 assists students to explore careers:
  1. Explore self-assessment. What are your interests and aptitudes that match up well with jobs and careers?
  2. What is the job market like, and how do these jobs lend themselves to careers? Where are these jobs, and how much do they pay?
  3. Suggestions and guidance on how to prepare a resume.
  4. College programs that help students to seek jobs that lead to careers
  5. How to apply and to interview.
  6. How to prepare self-presentation for getting jobs that lead to careers.
  7. What is networking, and how to network online and in person?
  8. What are the elements of LinkedIn, and how to evaluation and sign up for its services?
  9. How to maintain and continuously review and LinkedIn as a place to communicate with others who are seeking jobs and who have jobs; how to continuously look at the job market, how to update your resume and stay current in the job market.
  10. How a little effort each week helps you grow your job into opportunities.
Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8707 J. STEPHENS jeffreystephens25@gmail.com 9/26/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7702 W. VEGA VegaWM@wlac.edu 9/12/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8005 F. ELAHI elahif@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8055 J. LAURIN LaurinJL@lahc.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8172 M. FINN finnMD@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


8117 / CANCELLED

8135 / CANCELLED

BUSINESS 005 3.00 Units
BUSINESS LAW 1 (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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8090 G. DEMONER demonegd@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8109 B. FRANKS franksb@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8115 W. VEGA vegawm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8156 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8224 T. MCCASKILL mccaskta@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8033 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8257 S. BELLAMY shericebellamy@yahoo.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8034 J. VANDERPOOL vanderj@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8063 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8086 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8180 V. NESIA Nesiav@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8264 R. WILLIAMS williare@lasc.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8336 R. MONROE monroerL@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8207 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8009 D. GALLEGOS gallegd@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8214 D. GALLEGOS gallegd@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8103 E. EVANS evansE@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8027 K. BAKEER Bakeerkn@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8032 R. WILLIAMS williare@lasc.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


CINEMA 018 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO FILM GENRES (UC:CSU)


NOTE: This class is offered only in the Spring semester. DESCRIPTION: In this course, you'll explore the major categories of movies, including comedy, science fiction, suspense, the western, horror and the musical. Most weeks feature in-class screenings of significant feature films.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
9500 J. STEPHENS jeffreystephens25@gmail.com 9/26/2016 12/18/2016


CINEMA 107 3.00 Units
UNDERSTANDING MOTION PICTURES (UC:CSU)


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8062 E. NELSON ericnelson290@gmail.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7749 F. SMITH smithng@wlac.edu 9/12/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8037 L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8123 W. BUCHYNSKI buchynb@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8160 P. FIFE pamela_fife@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8164 F. SMITH smithng@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8165 B. LEMONDS lemondb@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8166 L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7610 P. FIFE pamela_fife@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8072 L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8167 L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


COMPUTER APPLICATIONS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY 039 3.00 Units
WORD PROCESSING: KEYBOARDING AND OPERATIONS


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8097 R. KOWANEY kowaner@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


COMPUTER APPLICATIONS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY 079 3.00 Units
WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8129 P. MORRIS Morrispw@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8021 K. TAIRA ktaira@gmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8067 D. MATSUNO matsund@wlac.edu 9/26/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8102 C. TITUS titusc@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8222 F. MONZON MonzonF@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8223 M. APIGO ApigoMJ@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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/Visual Basic 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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8098 P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8333 A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 917 3.00 Units
BEGINNING MICRO ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: CS 902. DESCRIPTION: This course will cover the assembly language for the INTEL-based computers. Processor architecture as it relates to the assembly language programmer, as well as the interaction between the assembly language and the operating system, will be explained. It is assumed that students understand fundamental algorithm design. This class concentrates on assembly language programming techniques.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8066 A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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


COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 933 3.00 Units
DATABASE DESIGN AND PROGRAMMING (CSU)


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8120 M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8071 A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 958 4.00 Units
WEB PAGE DEVELOPMENT USING HTML (HYPER TEXT)


PREREQUISITE: CS 957. DESCRIPTION: This course teaches students to build web pages using current web languages. It will give students hands-on experience in building web pages from scratch. The topics covered include building web pages with tables, image maps, frames, and forms. This course covers topics such as Pop-Up windows and Validating forms. This course also covers integrating HTML with Javascript, XML and PHP, popular web programming languages.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8157 M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 9/26/2016 12/18/2016


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8169 A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 9/26/2016 12/18/2016


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 963 3.00 Units
WEB APPLICATION USING ACTIVE SERVER PAGES (ASP.net) (RPT 3)


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


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8064 M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 965 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER NETWORKS (CSU) (RPT 3)


RECOMMENDED: CS 934 or equivalent experience. 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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8024 S. KAMI kamisa@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

Optional on-campus final exam will be available for students interested in Publisher's Certification.


8146 / CANCELLED

COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 975 3.00 Units
INFORMATION STORAGE AND MANAGEMENT FOR COMPUTER NETWORKS (CSU)


This course focuses on information storage and management in classic, virtualized and cloud environments. It includes data center key elements, intelligent storage systems, storage networking technologies, and various business continuity options along with security and management of a storage infrastructure. It also covers various aspects of cloud computing. Successful completion of this course prepares students for the EMC Information Storage Associate (EMCISA) v2 certification and supports the new E10-001 Information Storage and Management Version 2 Exam. This is the second of four courses required for the West LA College Virtualization and Cloud Computing certificate.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8148 M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 980 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SECURITY I (CSU) (RPT 3)


RECOMMENDED: CS 934 and 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 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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8025 A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

Optional on-campus final exam will be available for students interested in Publisher's Certification.

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


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 982 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT SERVER OPERATING SYSTEM (RPT 3)


RECOMMENDED: CS934 and CS965 (or equivalent experience or MTA 98-365 certification). DESCRIPTION: This is the first of three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses; CS982, CS983, and CS984, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS), Group Policy, File and Print services, and Hyper-V. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, which is the first of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8026 M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 983 3.00 Units
MICROSOFT NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE ADMINISTRATION


RECOMMENDED: CS 982 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This is the second of three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses; CS982, CS983, and CS984, this course primarily covers the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8029 M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 985 3.00 Units
NETWORK AND INFORMATION SYSTEM SECURITY (CSU)


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. Optional on-campus final exam will be available for students interested in Publisher's Certification.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8058 A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

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 3.00 Units
INSTALLING,CONFIGURING, AND ADMINISTERING MICROSOFT SQL (CSU)


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8136 M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


COUNSELING 005 2.00 Units
COLLEGE SURVIVAL (CSU) (RPT 1)


DESCRIPTION: This course will enable students to survive and succeed in a college program. Emphasis will be placed on making informed decisions, developing study skills, learning productive time management techniques, financial planning, and other personal skills.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8093 A. ABRAHAM aabrahampd@gmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8140 P. BANDAY BandayPG@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8177 T. JONES joneste@wlac.edu 9/12/2016 12/18/2016


8186 / 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8178 A. NAREZ ACOSTA narezaa@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

This section is paired with E.S.L. 005A #8508. Contact Nancy Sander 310-287-4584.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8179 S. ROUZAN srouzanwlac@gmail.com 9/26/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8187 H. YOUNG younghp@wlac.edu 9/19/2016 11/27/2016


ECONOMICS 001 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 115 or higher. 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7726 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 9/12/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8028 K. CAMPBELL kaycera99@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

Section 8028 is part of the OEI Pilot Program and will be accessed through the Canvas course management system instead of Etudes.
See Getting Started with Canvas for more information.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8047 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8079 R. MABSOUT mabsouRK@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8197 B. SEKIYOBA sekiyobe03@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


8030 / CANCELLED

8262 / CANCELLED

ECONOMICS 002 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 115 or higher. 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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8019 A. MONTES montesa@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8198 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8340 C. LEVITT levittCE@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


8065 / CANCELLED

8248 / CANCELLED

ECONOMICS 011 3.00 Units
ECONOMICS OF GLOBALIZATION (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course explores the international flow of goods, services, labor and capital. Topics include the history of globalization,the consequences of international trade, the migration of labor, global financial flows, the implications of globalization for growth and poverty, the environment, governance, and international institutions (e.g., the World Bank, the North American Free Trade Agreement, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Trade Organization).

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8053 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


EDUCATION 230 1.00 Unit
ONLINE STUDENT SUCCESS LAB


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7715 J. STERN SternJC@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 9/18/2016


8211 / CANCELLED

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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8035 N. LINCKE-IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8038 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8040 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8059 S. LYONS-BURNS lyonsburns101@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8083 L. CORDOVA cordovLA@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8225 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


8041 / CANCELLED

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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8042 H. BAILEY-HOFMANN baileyhh@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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: This is a college-level freshman composition course which focuses on expository writing and argumentation and requires the writing of a minimum of 6000 words in essays and a research paper. Students study a variety of texts written at the college level, including literature, that reflect current academic concerns relating to issues of language, ethnicity, class, gender, identity, psychology, and cultural studies. The course is intended for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8043 R. SPRAGUE spragurl@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8044 R. SPRAGUE spragurl@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8046 R. WILLIAMS williar@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8048 J. PILARO pilaroj@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8080 H. VISHWANADHA hvishwanadha@gmail.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8170 J. PILARO pilaroj@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8188 L. SANDERS Sanderl@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8344 L. SANDERS Sanderl@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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 stories in order to live,' says California writer Joan Didion. Learn to analyze and write critical essays on short stories, the novel, poems, and plays that reflect a range of human experience.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8050 N. LINCKE IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8196 M. BORETZ mboretz@gmail.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8226 H. BAILEY-HOFMANN baileyhh@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8348 E. COLE coleel@lahc.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8118 S. CHRISTENSON christs@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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 transfer-ready critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in English 101. Based on college-level readings, the course will focus on the development of logical reasoning and analytical and argumentative writing skills with a minimum of 10000 words of student writing submitted over the semester.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8039 R. SANDOWICZ SandowR@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8051 K. DAWSON kdkathdawson2@gmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8052 K. BOUTRY BoutryK@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8171 K. JONES JonesK@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8229 H. VISHWANADHA hvishwanadha@gmail.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8263 R. WILLIAMS WilliaR@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8128 E. COLE coleel@lahc.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


ENGLISH 127 3.00 Units
CREATIVE WRITING (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: English 101 or equivalent. DESCRIPTION: This course teaches students different ways to employ the elements of story in their original literary works, and encourages them to find their own distinct voice as writers. Assignments consist of writing fiction, engaging in peer critiques, and reading and discussing respected literary works and writing pedagogy. Through class discussions, students are also encouraged to conduct research and share information about writing contests, online publishing, and writers conferences where they can meet literary agents.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8056 N. LINCKE IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8227 N. REHNBERG rehnbenm@lasc.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


ENGLISH 219 3.00 Units
THE LITERATURE OF AMERICAN ETHNIC GROUPS (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: English 101 with a grade of 'C' or better. DESCRIPTION: This course considers noteworthy fiction and other literature arising from the traditions and contemporary problems of several ethnic groups, each of which offers a unique contribution to American life.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8089 R. WILLIAMS williaR@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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. 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8084 N. SANDER sandern@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 008 6.00 Units
ADVANCED ESL COMPOSITION (UC: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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8108 K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8152 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8217 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8218 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8219 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


8350 / CANCELLED

FINANCE 001 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE (CSU)


This course is designed to cover the markets in which funds are traded, the financial institutions that participate in and aid the flow of funds, and the principles of financial management that guide the participants in making sound decisions.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8099 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8189 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


8195 / CANCELLED

FINANCE 002 3.00 Units
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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8054 D. ELRINGTON dwelrington@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8045 S. BURGH sburghedu@sbcglobal.net 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 203 3.00 Units
FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Fire detection, alarm, and protection systems. For public safety departments and other agencies that cross train law enforcement and fire suppression personnel.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8092 A. MCKNIGHT chiefmck@gmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 204 3.00 Units
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FOR FIRE PROTECTION (CSU)


PREREQUISITE: None. DESCRIPTION: Building construction related to fire control. For Public Safety Departments and other agencies that cross train law enforcement and fire suppression personnel. Theory and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8094 A. MCKNIGHT chiefmck@gmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 207 3.00 Units
WILDLAND FIRE CONTROL (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course provides information relating to Incident Command System and how it is used to control, order and assign resources on wildland fires. The course will survey the methods used to suppress wildland including the use of water, fire retardants, hand crews, bulldozers, aircraft and back firing. The California mutual aid plan and the process for its implementation will also be covered.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8068 A. MCKNIGHT chiefmck@gmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

CANCELLED / 8070

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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8078 B. WOLDEHAIMANOT woldehB@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8351 B. WOLDEHAIMANOT woldehB@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

Sections 8078 and 8351 are part of the OEI Pilot Program and will be accessed through the Canvas course management system instead of Etudes.
See Getting Started with Canvas for more information.



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 stress management, substance abuse, chronic diseases, and reproductive health, nutrition, exercise, mental health and personal care will be covered. Recommend taking English 101 before enrolling.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8061 B. PFIFFNER BCPFiffner@yahoo.com 11/7/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8073 A. LULEJIAN Lulejian@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8074 M. SMITH smithmm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/9/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8075 I. SUTTER sutteril@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8076 J. KUCKREJA kuckreja@lavc.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8096 K. OLESCYSKI OlescyK@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 10/9/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8107 F. FARAHZADI-YAZ Farahzf@wlac.edu 11/7/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8149 M. HOREJS horejsmb@wlac.edu 11/7/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8199 H. FISHER fisher.wlac@hotmail.com 8/29/2016 10/9/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8201 J. HENDERSON Henderjh@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8241 M. SMITH smithmm@wlac.edu 11/7/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7611 M. ABRAZADO mabrazado@gmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7633 J. RAACK raackJD@hotmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


CANCELLED / 8077

CANCELLED / 8181

CANCELLED / 8200

HISTORY 001 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN CIVILIZATION I (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: A history of Western Culture from its pre-history roots through the Greek and Roman eras, and Medieval Europe, concluding with the Renaissance and Reformation.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8006 K. MARKMAN Markmak@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8085 N. AUSTIN AustinN@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8151 D. SMITH smithdc@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8202 J. FRYKENBERG frykenjs@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8216 A. PARSA parsaA@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8215 G. CHEE Cheege@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


HISTORY 012 3.00 Units
POLITICAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES II (UC:CSU)


NOTE: History 11 is not a prerequisite for History 12. DESCRIPTION: A survey of political, economic, cultural and foreign policy aspects of the American nation from Reconstruction to the present.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8104 D. SMITH smithdc@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8150 D. SMITH smithdc@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8233 J. KOLKEY kolkeyjm@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8269 D. SMITH smithdc@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


HISTORY 029 3.00 Units
ASIAN CIVILIZATION: THE MIDDLE EAST (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: An introductory survey of the modern Middle East emphasizing Islamic culture and its political and socio-cultural development. The course deals with the life and teachings of Mohammad, development of the Islamic world, and the relationship between the Islamic world and the rest.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8069 A. PARSA parsaA@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016



HISTORY 043 3.00 Units
THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course traces the historical evolution of the Mexican and Mexican American people and their institutions within the context of United States history. It surveys the contributions of the Mexican people to the US with emphasis on the Southwest.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8158 D. SMITH smithdc@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016



HOSPITALITY 100 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY


DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to the hospitality industry. The course will give students an overview of careers in hotels, resorts, restaurants, private clubs, and institutional settings. Students will learn how knowledge of duties, organization, marketing and revenue sources will open world-wide opportunities for students in this growing industry.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8126 J. COLEMAN Colemajc@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


HOSPITALITY 136 3.00 Units
EVENT MANAGEMENT


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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8221 J. COLEMAN Colemajc@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


HOSPITALITY 303 3.00 Units
HOTEL FRONT OFFICE OPERATIONS


DESCRIPTION: This course will give you a practical overview of the front office operations in the hotel industry, including such topics as front desk, reservations, customer service, night audits, and human resources, as well as information on career opportunities, both full-time and part-time.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8154 N. BOLES bolesnk@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


HOSPITALITY 311 3.00 Units
HOSPITALITY MARKETING


DESCRIPTION: The students will learn how to produce effective marketing plans as well as sales and marketing materials. Among the other topics covered are target marketing, research and analysis, product development, public relations, promotion, publicity, marketing to the travel trade, pricing strategies, and communications.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8127 J. COLEMAN Colemajc@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


HOSPITALITY 340 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL FOOD SERVICE


DESCRIPTION: This course will give you an introduction to the various components of the professional food service industry. Subjects include food service operations, food and beverage service, bar operations, inventory control and industry safety.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8153 N. BOLES bolesnk@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8031 A. TAYLOR taylora@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8088 J. PROVOST provosjg@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8203 A. TAYLOR taylora@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8087 A. PARSA parsaA@wlac.edu 10/3/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8204 A. TAYLOR taylora@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

8091 / CANCELLED

8095 / CANCELLED

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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8961 T. RUSSELL russeltm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

Section #8961 is for online general subject tutoring.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8971 T. RUSSELL russeltm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

Section #8971 is an online writing lab.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8977 T. RUSSELL russeltm@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016



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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8106 K. LEE profken101@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8110 J. CHOW prochowonline@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8111 J. CHOW prochowonline@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8112 K. LEE profken101@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


MANAGEMENT 001 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course provides practical and valid information about solutions to managerial problems through research findings, theory and current successful practices. Detailed analysis of basic managerial functions including planning, organizing/staffing, leading and controlling is made. Emphasis is placed on technical, interpersonal, conceptual, diagnostic and political managerial skills needed to succeed as a manager in a domestic or global business environment.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8100 S. PINIO sandipinio56@hotmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8234 L. LESLIE lesliell@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8114 S. BELLAMY shericebellamy@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8232 G. DEMONER demonegd@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


CANCELLED / 8209

MARKETING 001 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF SELLING (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course covers creating effective selling presentations, and persuasive communications.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8116 C. BRAY brayce@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8238 L. YBARRA ybarra.college@earthlink.net 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8036 B. OLSON olsonbj@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8124 N. DUCKWORTH duckwon@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


MUSIC 101 3.00 Units
FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSIC (UC:CSU)


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

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8121 K. FESTINGER professorimprov@sbcglobal.net 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8191 C. COULTER coultece@elac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8125 C. SWEENEY cpspiano@msn.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


MUSIC 136 3.00 Units
MUSIC IN AMERICAN CULTURE (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: A study of American Musical Theater from its beginnings to current, modern American Broadway musical theater.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8122 J. SWEENEY sweeneyj@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


PARALEGAL 041 3.00 Units
CONTRACT LAW FOR PARALEGALS


DESCRIPTION: This course covers the principles, history, and sources of contract law; elements of a valid, enforceable contract; and contract drafting. Topics include Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code regarding the sale of goods, and the role of the paralegal in contract law.failures in the process of reasoning.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8208 N. JACOBSON jacobsn@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8182 N. JACOBSON jacobsn@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


PARALEGAL 044 3.00 Units
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS FOR PARALEGALS


DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to the general principles of corporate and business law with specific focus on the sole proprietorship, general partnership, LLC, LLP, and corporations. Emphasis on the paralegal's role.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8137 F. ZEXTER zexterfd@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8190 N. JACOBSON jacobsn@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


PHILOSOPHY 006 3.00 Units
LOGIC IN PRACTICE (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to foster critical thinking skills, without exclusively appealing to the traditional techniques of formal logic. A number of general issues connected with rational criticism of arguments are explored. These include a discussion of the special features associated with critical thinking in different fields of argumentation and a discussion of fallacies as non-formal failures in the process of reasoning.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8161 R. MAYOCK mayockr@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8162 R. MAYOCK mayockr@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8268 R. MAYOCK mayockr@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8023 S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8130 C. LEE leecb@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8131 S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8132 S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 10/23/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8133 A. CRANON-CHARLES jordanal@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8235 M. GRAHAM mgraham745@aol.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8352 D. SUSUKI susukid@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8143 P. JAIN Jainp@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8144 S. BELLAMY shericebellamy@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8176 A. SNYDER amy.khasky@gmail.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8230 C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8236 L. CAIN CainLC@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7631 M. HUFF huffmj@lavc.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


PSYCHOLOGY 002 3.00 Units
BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Psychology 1. DESCRIPTION: This course examines behavior from a biological, physiological approach. A detailed examination of the anatomy and physiology of the neuron and brain is provided, including the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems. Sensory systems are presented, including vision, audition and somato-sensory. A biopsychological perspective is taken to study motivation, emotion, language, sleep, consciousness, sexual behavior, and mental illness.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8265 A. BALDWIN amybsweetman@gmail.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8231 C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8183 C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8141 M. HUFF huffmj@lavc.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8356 C. ZANDERS zanderc@lasc.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8082 J. RATKOVICH ratkovj@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8139 L. HOWELL instructorhowell@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


CANCELLED / 8105

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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8138 N. WEBSTER WebsterProfN@aol.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8210 D. PILLER deanpiller@gmail.com 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


REAL ESTATE 005 3.00 Units
LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE I (CSU)


NOTE: Required for broker's license, elective for obtaining salesperson's license. DESCRIPTION: This course covers in detail the principles of property ownership and management, with special emphasis on the law as it applies to community property, conveyances, deeds, trust deeds, leases, brokerage activities, liens, homesteads, wills, estates and taxes.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8240 A. PORTER PorterAE@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


REAL ESTATE 007 3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE FINANCE I (CSU)


NOTE: Elective for obtaining salesperson's Broker's license. DESCRIPTION: Forms and sources of financing property, construction and permanent financing are studied. The procedures for FHA, Cal Vet and VA financing, mortgage capital from savings and loan associations, commercial banks, insurance companies and other sources, junior mortgages, appraising for mortgages, loan ratios and leaseholds are also covered.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8239 A. PORTER PorterAE@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8145 F. ELAHI elahif@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8147 M. ROSE markiroselaw@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8155 N. HENK henkNJ@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8159 N. HENK henkNJ@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8237 K. STONE stonek@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8260 M. HARRIS harrismj@lasc.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8358 P. AGUILERA aguilerp@lahc.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8113 T. LANOIX lanoixtr@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8242 T. LANOIX lanoixtr@wlac.edu 10/24/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7621 S. WHITE whitesl@lasc.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8174 M. REDOLES wlac_redoles@yahoo.com 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8175 Y. KIM kimy2@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8360 N. JACINTO jacinton@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


SPANISH 002 5.00 Units
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Spanish 001 with a grade of C or better or two years of high school Spanish. 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 students' further study of Spanish culture. 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8193 A. MIZUKI MizukiAH@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


THEATER 100 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO THE THEATER (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to the theater. Students learn about the numerous related crafts such as lighting, costuming, etc. and tforemost@pacbell.neto intelligently and objectively evaluate a professional or non-professional performance.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8270 M. ZURLA foremost@pacbell.net 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


THEATER 114 3.00 Units
SCRIPT STUDY FOR THEATRE PERFORMANCE, PRODUCTION, AND APPRECIATION (CSU)


Principles, theories and techniques of play script analysis for theatrical production.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8271 E. FORIER EDIE forierem@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


THEATER 130 3.00 Units
PLAYWRITING (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the student to the basic principles and techniques of play-writing. This is a hands-on practical introduction to playwriting.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8272 E. FORIER EDIE forierem@wlac.edu 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


TRAVEL 180 3.00 Units
CRUISE SALES AND MARKETING (CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Travel 100. DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to selling cruises, including the latest trends in ocean and river cruise ships, brands and families of cruise lines, consumer motivations, and worldwide cruise destinations. Students will learn how to market and sell cruises, how to research and book reservations, and how to evaluate and compare cruise products.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8212 P. MIELE pfmiele@sbcglobal.net 8/29/2016 12/18/2016


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