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Fall 2017 Hybrid Courses

Priority registration begins on 05/19/17
Continuing & New Students (Matriculated) registration begins on 05/26/17
New and returning student (NOT fully matriculated) registration begins on 07/09/17

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

*NOTE: The most current information such as class status and enrollment is found on the PeopleSoft digital schedule. Please view this short video on How to Find Online and Hybrid Classes on the Fall 2017 Searchable Schedule

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All courses will be taught on Etudes unless otherwise indicated.





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.

Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
17838 6:45pm - 10:00pm
3:25 hrs/wk
Th GC 140
ONLINE
L. YBARRA ybarra.college@earthlink.net 10/23/2017 12/17/2017

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 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.

Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
19840 6:45pm - 9:00pm
4:05 hrs/wk
W GC 430
ONLINE
R. WILLIAMS williamsr12@ca.rr.com 10/23/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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  


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, prosecution's functions, management and administration of the courts, and a comparison of the federal and state systems.

Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
29736 6:45pm - 9:00pm
4:05 hrs/wk
M GC 430
ONLINE
R. WILLIAMS williamsr12@ca.rr.com 10/23/2017 12/17/2017

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 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.

Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
20167 11:10am - 12:35pm
5:05 hrs/wk
M TBA
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 10/23/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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.

Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
30862 6:45pm - 10:00pm
3:05 hrs/wk
Th GC 310
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 10/23/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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.



ART 102    3.00 Units
Survey Of Art History II (UC/CSU)


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


26526 / 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.

Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
22278 6:45pm - 8:15pm
1:20 hrs/wk
W MSA 111
ONLINE
K. LEE leek2@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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.



BUS 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.

Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
19901 1:00pm - 3:50pm
1:35 hrs/wk
Th GAIN LAX
ONLINE
T. McCASKILL mccaskta@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 11/10/2017
Off Campus

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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
17273 6:45pm - 8:50pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 225
ONLINE
P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017
Section

LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
17285 6:45pm - 8:50pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 225
ONLINE
P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017

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.

Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16382 9:00am - 12:10pm
3:30 hrs/wk
Sat CE 225
ONLINE
S. GONSOSKI gonsossj@laccd.edu 10/23/2017 12/17/2017

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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16683 1:00pm - 3:05pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
K. CHANDA ChandaKI@lavc.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017
Section

LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16691 3:05pm - 3:55pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
K. CHANDA ChandaKI@lavc.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017

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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16712 1:30pm - 3:35pm
1:05 hrs/wk
W CE 105A
ONLINE
K. CHANDA ChandaKI@lavc.edu 8/28/2017 10/22/2017
Section
LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16727 3:35pm - 4:25pm
1:05 hrs/wk
W CE 105A
ONLINE
K. CHANDA ChandaKI@lavc.edu 8/28/2017 10/22/2017
Year Up

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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
16568 6:45pm - 9:55pm
2:05 hrs/wk
M CE 105A
ONLINE
K. TAIRA ktaira@gmail.com 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login
Section
LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
16579 6:45pm - 9:55pm
2:05 hrs/wk
M CE 105A
ONLINE
K. TAIRA ktaira@gmail.com 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
30121 1:30pm - 4:50pm
4Hr 15Min /Wk
TuTh CE 225
ONLINE
R. KOWANEY kowaner@wlac.edu 10/23/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login
Section
LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
30122 1:30pm - 4:50pm
4Hr 15Min /Wk
TuTh CE 225
ONLINE
R. KOWANEY kowaner@wlac.edu 10/23/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
16654 9:00am - 11:55am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login
Section
LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
16662 11:05am - 11:55am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
16684 1:30pm - 3:35pm
1:05 hrs/wk
M CE 105A
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login
Section
LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
16703 3:40pm - 4:30pm
1:05 hrs/wk
M CE 105A
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login
Year Up

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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16796 9:00am - 11:55am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 103
ONLINE
Y. YUEN YuenY@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017
Section
LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16801 11:05am - 11:55am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 103
ONLINE
Y. YUEN YuenY@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017

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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
10599 1:00pm - 4:05pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Sat CE 103
ONLINE
B. WILLIAMS williab@wlac.edu 9/25/2017 12/17/2017
Section
LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
10610 1:00pm - 4:05pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Sat CE 103
ONLINE
B. WILLIAMS williab@wlac.edu 9/25/2017 12/17/2017

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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16811 6:45pm - 9:00pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 103
ONLINE
M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 9/25/2017 12/17/2017

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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
16822 6:45pm - 8:55pm
0:50 hrs/wk
W CE 103
ONLINE
V. SENO seno_vicky@smc.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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 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
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16911 6:45pm - 8:50pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Tu CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017
Section
LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
16922 6:45pm - 8:50pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Tu CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017

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 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.


12407 & 12417 / CANCELLED



COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 974    3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO ROUTERS


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


Section
LECTURE
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
27100 6:45pm - 8:50pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017
Section
LAB
Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
27102 6:45pm - 8:50pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017

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 101   3.00 Units
PUBLIC SPEAKING (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course offers training in the theory of speech communication and pra2912ctice in effective preparation of planned and spontaneous public speeches. ADVISORY: English 28.

Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
24266 9:35am - 12:25pm
3:20 hrs/wk
W TBA
ONLINE
L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 10/23/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
29179 9:35am - 12:25pm
3:20 hrs/wk
W CE 201
ONLINE
L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 10/22/2017

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.


24448 / CANCELLED


CORRECTIONS 002    3.00 Units
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS (CSU)

This course deals with the philosophy and history of law corrections. Topics will include the police, courts, corrections, and an overview of the corrections system and their interrelationships, crime theories, criminal law, constitutional law, and career opportunities.


24592 / CANCELLED



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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
14947 4:30pm - 6:05pm
2:20 hrs/wk
W GC 250
ONLINE
C. AMAUGO AmaugoCE@wlac.edu 10/23/2017 12/17/2017

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 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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
18242 1:00pm - 2:25pm
1:25 hrs/wk
Tu GC 420
ONLINE
V. VALLE valleV@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017
Puente - Contact Vidal Valle at 310-287-4210 for info. This class 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 (UC/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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13867 9:35am - 11:40am
2:05 hrs/wk
MW MSA 013
ONLINE
K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login
This class is paired with Counseling 40 #18228 online. Contact Alma Narez Acosta 310-287-4259.

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 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.


12768 / 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.


24254 / CANCELLED



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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
29112 9:35am - 12:45am
4:05 hrs/wk
F GC 140
ONLINE
S. SETKA setkasn@wlac.edu 10/23/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
27118 9:35am - 11:00am
1:25 hrs/wk
F GC 250
ONLINE
S. HERDZINA herdzis@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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



GEOGRAPHY 001   3.00 Units
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (UC/CSU)


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


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
12817 6:45pm - 8:15pm
1:20 hrs/wk
Th MSA 005
ONLINE
I. NEYMAN neymani@piercecollege.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017

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.



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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
23789 1:00pm - 3:50pm
5:05 hrs/wk
Mon/Sat MSA 102
ONLINE
M. ALWASH AlwashM@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017
This section requires mandatory on-campus orientation on Monday 08/28/2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in MSA 102. Exams will be on SATURDAY 10/7/2017, 11/18/2017 and 12/16/2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in MSA 102.

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.



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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
25508 3:00pm - 5:05pm
3:05 hrs/wk
W CE 226
ONLINE
M. MIRFATTAH mike@onlineteaching.com 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
25927 8:00am - 10:10am
0:50 hrs/wk
Sat MSA 006
ONLINE
P. ARRIOLA arriolP@lacitycollege.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017

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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
16705 6:45pm - 8:35pm
1:10 hrs/wk
M CE 205
ONLINE
N. JACOBSON JacobSN@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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 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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
10132 6:45pm - 8:20pm
1:15 hrs/wk
W CE 206
ONLINE
A. BATTLE battlea@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017

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.



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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
26528 6:45pm - 9:55pm
3:10 hrs/wk
M GC 310
ONLINE
D. WOOTEN gofarpd5@gmail.com 10/23/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login
This course uses a Free Textbook from OpenStax!

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.



24373 / CANCELLED



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.


Course# Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
22823 1:00pm - 2:35pm
1:35 hrs/wk
MW FA 208
ONLINE
A. FIGUEROA Figuerab@wlac.edu 8/28/2017 12/17/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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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