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Spring 2013 Online Courses

Courses run from 02/04/13 until 06/03/13, unless otherwise noted.

Priority registration begins on 11/26/12
Continuing student registration begins on 11/29/12
New and returning student registration begins on 12/24/12

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


ACCOUNTING 001 5.00 Units
INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING I (UC:CSU)

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

#8000 / G. LUDWIG
Email the instructor at ludwiger@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8001 / G. LUDWIG
Email the instructor at ludwiger@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8008 / K. FARMER
Email the instructor at farmerKB@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8043 / G. LUDWIG
Email the instructor at ludwiger@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


ACCOUNTING 016 3.00 Units
TAX ACCOUNTING II (CSU)

PREREQUISITE: Accounting 15.
DESCRIPTION: This course deals with tax laws, accounting procedures and preparation of state and federal tax returns required for partnerships, corporations, estates and trusts. Federal and state tax returns for inheritance and gift taxes will also be considered, along with a review of individual tax returns to update students on new tax laws and forms.

#8003 / M. LU
Email the instructor at wlacacct2@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


ACCOUNTING 021 3.00 Units
BOOKKEEPING AND ACCOUNTING I (UC:CSU)

NOTE: Accounting 21 and 22 together equal Accounting 1. Credit allowed only for either Accounting 1 or 21. UC Transfer Credit Limit: A maximum of 5 units from Accounting 1, 21 and 22 will be acceptable for UC credit. DESCRIPTION: Fundamentals of double-entry bookkeeping, preparation of the trial balance, worksheets and simple financial statements, use of controlling accounts, and the control of cash and bank reconciliation statements are presented.

#8221 / G. LUDWIG
Email the instructor at ludwiger@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


ACCOUNTING 025 3.00 Units
AUTOMATED ACCOUNTING METHODS AND PROCEDURES (CSU)

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

#8017 / E. PAYMAH
Email the instructor at acctg25wlac@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


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.

#8004 / C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS
Email the instructor at williaCF@wlac.edu as soon as your register.


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.

#8095 / C. STAPLETON
Email the instructor at stapleB@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8012 / C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS
Email the instructor at williaCF@wlac.edu as soon as your register.


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.

#8005 / G. YAN
Email the instructor at yang@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 015 3.00 Units
POLICE SUPERVISION (CSU)

Prerequisite: Employment in law enforcement.
This course is specifically designed to prepare law enforcement officers for the duties and responsibilities of a police supervisor. The course is primarily concerned with supervisory functions, employee evaluations, discipline, human relations, field operations and understanding police resources. This is an excellent class for employees preparing for promotion.

#8020 / S. FOGEL
Email the instructor at fogelSD@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8006 / C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS
Email the instructor at williaCF@wlac.edu as soon as your register.


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.

#8007 / G. YAN
Email the instructor at yang@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8245 / A. PREZIOSI
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at prezioa@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8065 / A. PREZIOSI
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at prezioa@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8247 / A. PREZIOSI
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at prezioa@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


ANTHROPOLOGY 103 3.00 Units
ARCHAEOLOGY: RECONSTRUCTING THE HUMAN PAST (UC:CSU)

NOTE: This course is offered only in the spring semester. This course satisfies Area 4 (Social and Behavioral Sciences) requirement on the IGETC.
DESCRIPTION: Anthropology 103 is a general survey of archaeology, a major sub discipline of anthropology. Archaeology is the one discipline that seeks an understanding of the past by analyzing human material and cultural remains, including archaeological sites and artifacts. This course explores a wide variety of prehistoric human societies; discoveries from cultures as diverse as Dynastic Egypt and the Aztecs of Mexico are used to interpret past human behavior. Such insights lend themselves to a broader understanding of the human condition.

#8244 / D. HEIKKINEN
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at heikkidl@lavc.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8013 / A. PREZIOSI
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at prezioa@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8190 / N. LAVASANI
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at lavasanm@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8192 / L. BLAKE
Email the instructor at blakele@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8193 / A. TAYLOR
Email the instructor at taylora@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8183 / K. HUOTARI
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at westart101@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


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.

#8037 / J. LAURIN
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at laurinjl@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8014 / M. FINN
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at finnMD@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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

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

#8103 / N. JACOBSON
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at jacobsn@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8091 / N. JACOBSON
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at jacobsn@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8104 / S. BELLAMY
Email the instructor at shericebellamy@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


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.

#8061 / J. VANDERPOOL
Email the instructor at vanderj@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8018 / M. SHEPHERD
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at shepheMT@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8083 / M. SHEPHERD
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at shepheMT@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8036 / E. EVANS
Email the instructor at evansE@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 039 3.00 Units
ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS II (CSU)

RECOMMENDED: Child Development 38.
DESCRIPTION: An in-depth study of budget and staffing, including the use of computers. Will include proposal writing, advocacy, staff relations, in-service training, working with parents, dealing with supervising agencies or boards, professional activities, current research in the field, as well as changes in the laws.

#8087 / E. EVANS
Email the instructor at evansE@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CINEMA 107 3.00 Units
UNDERSTANDING MOTION PICTURES (CSU)

PREREQUISITE: 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 pictures.

#7712 / E NELSON
(12 Week Class - Starts 3/4/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at nelsonem@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

CINEMA 112 3.00 Units
SCRIPT ANALYSIS (CSU)

PREREQUISITE: English 101 with a grade of 'C' or better.
DESCRIPTION: This course will train students to write a professional evaluation ('coverage') identifying the strengths and weaknesses of literary material submitted to producers of film and television. The students written analysis of scripts will become part of their professional portfolio.

#8011 / D. MCCANE
Email the instructor at liccwidd@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


CAOT 001A 1.00 Unit
COMPUTER KEYBOARDING AND DOCUMENT APPLICATIONS 1A (CSU) (RPT 2)

DESCRIPTION: Mastery of the keyboard and the basic operations of typing and computers are developed on computers. When CAOT 1A is completed, students should enroll in CAOT 84, or CAOT 39. After completing this course, students should be able to type 20 wpm and possess a basic knowledge of MS Word.

Graphic: Cancelled Course
#8039 / C. TITUS
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at titusc@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CO SCI 901 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND THEIR USE (UC:CSU) (RPT 3)

DESCRIPTION: The course introduces students to fundamental 'Computer Literacy' concepts. Students will learn to use Windows 7 on the PC-compatible computers as well as MS Office 2010, a word processing program (MS WORD), a spreadsheet program (MS EXCEL), MS PowerPoint and Database (MS Access). This class is intended for students requiring 'hands-on' knowledge of computer applications. This class will be accepted as a prerequisite for all advanced applications classes listed under CSIT and CAOT.

#8021 / C. TITUS
Email the instructor at titusc@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8184 / D. MATSUNO
Email the instructor at matsund@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8330 (ACT) / M. PATEL
Email the instructor at PatelM@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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

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

#8022 / A. PATIL
Email the instructor at patila@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CO SCI 917 3.00 Units
BEGINNING MICRO ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE (UC:CSU)

PREREQUISITE: CS 902. NOTE: CSIT 917 is offered in spring semester only.
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.

#8035 / A. PATIL
Email the instructor at patila@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CO SCI 935 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO LINUX + (UC:CSU) (RPT 3)

RECOMMENDED: Computer Science 934 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course gives students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the Linux operating system which plays a crucial role in academic and corporate computing. The topics include Linux Overview and Architecture, The Kernel and Shell, File System, Users and Groups Management, Permission and Ownership Management, Services and Processes Management. Students gain system-level experience through problem-solving hands-on lab exercises at the command line and in the graphical user interface.

#8015 / A. CHIANG
Email the instructor at chianga@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CO SCI 936 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO DATA STRUCTURES (UC:CSU)

PREREQUISITE: CSIT 990.
DESCRIPTION: This course covers data structures and advanced programming techniques utilizing the JAVA programming language. Data structures will include multi-dimensional arrays, stacks, queues, dynamically allocated linked lists and trees.

#8026 / A. PATIL
Email the instructor at patila@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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

PREREQUISITE: CS 902 and CS 957 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course teaches students to create dynamic Web pages using the popular Web scripting language, JavaScript. This is the course for beginning web programmers with prior knowledge of HTML. JavaScript, a popular scripting language, adds interactive functions to HTML pages and is widely supported in Web browsers and other Web tools. This course also discusses the Document Object Model (DOM) specification published by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). This course features hands-on projects, a step-by-step methodology, as well as additional exercises.

#8188 / A. PATIL
Email the instructor at patila@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CO SCI 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.

#8025 / A. CHIANG
Email the instructor at chianga@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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

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

#8027 / A. CHIANG
Email the instructor at chianga@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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

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

#8029 / M. BUTLER
Email the instructor at butlerm@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CO SCI 984 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS ACTIVE DIRECTORY SERVICES (RPT 3)

RECOMMENDED: CS 982 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to Windows 2008 Server Active Directory Services (ADS) concepts. Students learn to plan, configure and administer an ADS infrastructure. In addition, students will also learn to use Active Directory to centrally manage users, groups, shared folders, domain controllers, and network resources. Students will also be prepared for Microsoft certification exam. This course is one of the required courses for the WLAC Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) training program.

#8191 / M. BUTLER
Email the instructor at butlerm@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CO SCI 989 3.00 Units
IMPLEMENTING/MANAGING MICROSOFT EXCHANGE SERVER

RECOMMENDED: CS982 or equivalent experience. NOTE: CSIT 989 is offered in spring semester only. DESCRIPTION: This course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are needed to update and support a reliable, secure messaging infrastructure. This infrastructure is used for creating, storing, and sharing information by using Microsoft Exchange Server in a medium-sized to large-sized (250 to 5,000 users) messaging environment. This course is one of the elective courses for the WLAC Microsoft MCSA/MCSE training program.

#8062 / M. BUTLER
Email the instructor at butlerm@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


DENTAL HYGIENE 153 1.00 Unit
RADIOLOGY II - INTERPRETATION

DESCRIPTION: The clinical discipline of radiographic interpretation of oral and maxillofacial disease is presented for the dental hygienist. Techniques in extra-oral and specialized radiography are discussed.

#8024 / C. SERMENO
Email the instructor at sermenc@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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

DESCRIPTION: Explores the decision-making process of the individual, the firm, and the industry when confronted with scarcity. Topics include: forms of business organizations, the role of government in the economic system, and labor-management relations.

#7726 / M. KESKINEL
(12 Week Class - Starts 3/4/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at KeskinM@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8028 / K. CAMPBELL
Email the instructor at kaycera99@yahoo.com as soon as you register.

#8249 / R. MABSOUT
Email the instructor at mabsouRK@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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

NOTE: Economics 1 is not a prerequisite for Economics 2.
DESCRIPTION: This course explores the causes of unemployment, inflation, dollar depreciation, economic stagnation, as well as policy changes. Topics include: the national income, business fluctuations, the financial system, public finance and international economics.

#8033 / C. LEVITT
Email the instructor at levittCE@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


ECONOMICS 011 3.00 Units
ECONOMICS OF GLOBALIZATION

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).

#8023 / M. KESKINEL
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at keskinM@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


EDUCATION 230 1.00 Unit
ONLINE STUDENT SUCCESS LAB (RPT 3)

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to introduce new online students to the basics of how to succeed in an online class. This is the ideal first course for those new to online learning. This course also serves new online instructors to better empathize with and ensure the success of their online students.

#7715 / J. STERN
(3 Week Class - Starts 2/11/2013, Ends 3/1/2013)
Email the instructor at sternjc@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8246 / J. STERN
(3 Week Class - Starts 4/22/2013, Ends 5/10/2013)
Email the instructor at sternjc@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

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.

#8034 / N. LINCKE IVIC
Email the instructor at lincken@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


ENGLISH 028 3.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE READING AND COMPOSITION

PREREQUISITE: Completion of English 21 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through English assessment process.
DESCRIPTION: This course meets the A.A. reading and writing requirement. English 28 gives students practice in paragraph construction and essay writing, with an emphasis on critical thinking and critical reading of non-fiction essays and books.

#8078 / E. SZOSTAK
Email the instructor at szostaer@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8002 / S. FLOYD
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at eng28@szann.com as soon as you register.

#8038 / S. FLOYD
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at eng28@szann.com as soon as you register.

#8040 / S. FLOYD
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at eng28@szann.com as soon as you register.

#8041 / S. FLOYD
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at eng28@szann.com as soon as you register.


ENGLISH 094 3.00 Units
INTENSIVE GRAMMAR REVIEW (NDA)

ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 21.
DESCRIPTION: An intensive review of grammar and sentence structure for students who want extra help before taking English 28 or 101.

#8042 / H. BAILEY HOFMANN
Email the instructor at baileyhh@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


ENGLISH 101 3.00 Units
COLLEGE READING AND COMPOSITION I (UC:CSU)

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

#8044 / R. SPRAGUE
Email the instructor at spragurl@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8045 / N. LINCKE IVIC
Email the instructor at lincken@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8046 / R. SPRAGUE
Email the instructor at spragurl@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8047 / R. SANDOWICZ
Email the instructor at sandowr@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8048 / H. VISHWANADHA
Email the instructor at hvishwanadha@gmail.com as soon as you register.

#8049 / S. LYONS BURNS
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at lyonsburns101@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


ENGLISH 102 3.00 Units
COLLEGE READING AND COMPOSITION II (UC:CSU)

PREREQUISITE: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better.
DESCRIPTION: "We tell ourselves stories in order to live," says Joan Didion. Learn to analyze and write critical essays on short stories, novels, poems, and plays that reflect a range of human experience.

#8202 / N. LINCKE IVIC
Email the instructor at lincken@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8312 (ACT) / K. BOUTRY
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at BoutryK@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


ENGLISH 103 3.00 Units
COMPOSITION AND CRITICAL THINKING (UC:CSU)

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

#8051 / R. WILLIAMS
Email the instructor at williaR@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8052 / B. GOLDBERG
Email the instructor at goldbergb@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8204 / H. VISHWANADHA
Email the instructor at hvishwanadha@gmail.com as soon as you register.

#8055 / R. WILLIAMS
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at williaR@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8314 (ACT) / J. PILARO
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at pilaroj@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8316 (ACT) / K. BOUTRY
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at BoutryK@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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

PREREQUISITE: Completion of ESL 4A with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through ESL assessment process. RECOMMENDED: ESL 5B, 5C and Learning Skills 5. ALSO RECOMMENDED: Education 230.
DESCRIPTION: 005A is a course in written grammar in context, with emphasis on the verb tense system and the organization of paragraphs and compositions. This is a course in paragraph writing and structure. Grammar and critical reading are emphasized. This course is paired with Personal Development 40 online.

Graphic: Cancelled Course
#8172 / N. SANDER

Email the instructor at sandern@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


ENTREPRENEURSHIP 002 3.00 Units
STARTING A NEW BUSINESS

PREREQUISITE: Entrepreneurship 1.
DESCRIPTION: This course provides the student with the tools necessary to identify a business concept and test it for feasibility. Market analysis, entry strategy, import/export opportunities, ventures in information technologies, and capital sources are examined and used in building a feasible business model.

#8209 / M. FRANKS
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at FranksMA@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8243 / M. SHEPHERD
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at shepheMT@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8069 / D. ELRINGTON
Email the instructor at dwelrington@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


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.

#8063 / S. BURGH
Email the instructor at sburghedu@sbcglobal.net as soon as you register.


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 202 3.00 Units
FIRE PREVENTION (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course prepares students to make effective, complete and legal inspections by knowing fire prevention concepts. The course includes history, organization, laws, causes of fires, procedures, techniques, enforcement, and record keeping.

#8064 / R. SHACKELFORD
Email the instructor at rshacke@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 209 3.00 Units
FIRE TACTICS AND STRATEGY (CSU)

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

#8090 / R. SHACKELFORD
Email the instructor at rshacke@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 213 3.00 Units
FIRE INVESTIGATION (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course covers methods of determining point or origin, path of fire travel, and fire causes. It also covers recognizing and preserving evidence, interviewing witnesses, and understanding arson laws.

#8068 / R. SHACKELFORD
Email the instructor at rshacke@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


FRENCH 101 1.00 Unit
FRENCH LANGUAGE LABORATORY (CSU) (RPT 3)

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

#8100 / M. MICHELS
Email the instructor at michelma@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8053 / B. WOLDEHAIMANOT
Email the instructor at woldehB@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


HEALTH 002 3.00 Units
HEALTH AND FITNESS (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course surveys issues that particularly affect physical fitness and health. Laboratory activities develop an understanding of activities that promote life-long fitness. Online students must be able to submit digital photos as part of course assignments.

#7731 / K. OLESCYSKI
(12 Week Class - Starts 3/4/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at OlescyK@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

HEALTH 011 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHFUL LIVING (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course will survey information regarding personal and community health, and basic principles of healthful living. Such subjects as drug and alcohol abuse, cancer, AIDS, nutrition, diet, personal care and consumer health will be covered. Recommend taking English 101 before enrolling.

#8009 / A. LULEJIAN
Email the instructor at Lulejian@yahoo.com as soon as you register.

#8054 / E. GUERRERO
Email the instructor at sancheer@wlac.edu as soon as you register
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#8072 / B. PFIFFNER
Email the instructor at BCPFiffner@yahoo.com as soon as you register.

#8074 / J. RAACK
Email the instructor at raackjd@hotmail.com as soon as you register.

#8114 / M. SMITH
(6 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/16/2013)
Email the instructor at smithMM@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8217 / J. KUCKREJA
(6 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/16/2013)
Email the instructor at kuckreja@lavc.edu as soon as you register.

#8076 / H. FISHER
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at fisher.wlac@hotmail.com as soon as you register.

#8077 / M. SMITH
(6 Week Class - Starts 4/22/2013, Ends 6/1/2013)
Email the instructor at smithMM@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#7735 / A. PARSA
(12 Week Class - Starts 3/4/2013, Ends 6/1/2013)
Email the instructor at parsaa@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8056 / N. AUSTIN
Email the instructor at AustinN@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

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.

#8082 / J. KOLKEY
Email the instructor at kolkeyjm@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


HOSPITALITY 310 3.00 Units
HOSPITALITY SALES

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to teach students the how-to approach and sales skills used in the hospitality industry including: prospecting for clients, opening techniques, probing for needs, presenting the product, overcoming objections, contracts, servicing the sale, price negotiations, closing the sale, and the importance of follow-up techniques.

#8030 / S. FEINERMAN
Email the instructor at wlactourism@aol.com as soon as you register.


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.

#8031 / S. FEINERMAN
Email the instructor at wlactourism@aol.com as soon as you register.


HOSPITALITY 325 3.00 Units
GUEST RELATIONS MANAGEMENT

DESCRIPTION: This course teaches the logistical know-how and the theoretical understanding needed to enter this rewarding field with the essential knowledge to excel in this rapidly growing sector of the hospitality industry. Among the topics covered are event management, meeting planning, trade show and exposition operations, catering, and marketing for all types of special events.

#8032 / S. FEINERMAN
Email the instructor at wlactourism@aol.com as soon as you register.


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.

#8213 / L. NOONAN
Email the instructor atnoonanlf@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

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.

#7720 / J. PROVOST
(12 Week Class - Starts 3/4/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor Provosjg@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


LAW 001 3.00 Units
BUSINESS LAW I (UC:CSU)

NOTE: This course is the same as Business 5. Credit is not granted for students enrolled in or with credit for Business 5.
DESCRIPTION: Essentials of the law of contracts, of its application to everyday problems pertaining to business and to the individual are covered. Elementary safeguards regarding sales and sales contracts are also considered. Case discussion and lecture method are utilized.

#8094 / A. BATTLE
Email the instructor at battlelaw06@aol.com as soon as you register.

#8092 / N. JACOBSON
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at jacobsn@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8093 / N. JACOBSON
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at jacobsn@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8970 / S. DE BORD
Section #8970 is for online general subject Tutoring.
Email the instructor at debordS@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8971 / S. DE BORD
Section #8971 is an online writing lab.
Email the instructor at debordS@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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

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

#8098 / S. DE BORD
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at debordS@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8097 / S. DE BORD
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at debordS@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


LIBRARY SCIENCE 101 1.00 Unit
LIBRARY RESEARCH METHODS (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to efficient methods of library research. Students will learn various strategies to select, research, refine, and write about a selected topic. They will also 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 according to accepted standards of source referencing. This class is UC- and CSU-transferable and available for Honors credit.

#8106 / J. CHOW
Email the instructor at prochowonline@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


LIBRARY SCIENCE 102 1.00 Units
INTERNET RESEARCH METHODS    (UC:CSU)

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

#8110 / M. POTTER
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Potterm@wlac.edu


LIBRARY SCIENCE 103 2.00 Units
INFORMATION LITERACY: SEARCH STRATEGIES, TOOLS, AND RESOURCES (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: Learn search strategies with the research tools that will enable the student to access information from resources in print and electronic format in any research library. Learn to cite both printed and electronic resources in MLA documentation format. This class is UC and CSU transferable and available for Honors credit.

#8111 / J. CHOW
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at prochowonline@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


LIBRARY SCIENCE 104 1.00 Unit
ADVANCED INTERNET RESEARCH (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This class offers insights into advanced Internet search techniques; use of virtual libraries, mailing lists, Usenets; and a discussion of substantial legal issues (e.g., copyright and intellectual property) surrounding the Web. This class is CSU transferable and available for Honors credit.

#8112 / K. LEE
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at profken104@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8067 / S. PINIO
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at piniosj@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


MANAGEMENT 002 3.00 Units
ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT THEORY (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: In this course emphasis is placed on understanding the dynamics of behavior in organizations by systematically studying the individual, group and the organization processes. The applied knowledge of scientific theory with practical concepts prove that organizational behavior can be the basis for enhancing organizational effectiveness and individual well-being, hence, a more productive organization.

#8141 / L. LESLIE
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at lesliell@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


MARKETING 001 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF SELLING (CSU)

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

#8115 / A. WILSON-AUS
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at wilsonam@lahc.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8116 / C. BRAY
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at brayce@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8123 / K. FESTINGER
Email the instructor at professorimprov@sbcglobal.net as soon as you register.

#8186 / J. SWEENEY
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at sweeneyj@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


MUSIC 121 3.00 Units
MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE I (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course presents a survey of musical practices and styles from the earliest times to 1750, including the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque Periods.

#8125 / C. SWEENEY
Email the instructor at cpspiano@msn.com as soon as you register.


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 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.

#8128 / A. GAMBLE
Email the instructor at gambleag@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

Graphic: Cancelled Course
#8133 / E. CRIPPENS

(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at crippeE@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 008 2.00 Units
CAREER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: Personal Development 8 is an introduction to career planning and is designed for students who are contemplating vocational choices. The focus is on a comprehensive career and personal evaluation, the development of an appropriate educational plan, and the ability to develop a personal career strategy.

#8129 / T. JONES
Email the instructor at tjonesjamison@gmail.com as soon as you register.

#8127 / A. ABRAHAM
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at aabrahampd@gmail.com as soon as you register.


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 020 3.00 Units
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION: THE SCOPE OF CAREER PLANNING (UC:CSU)

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.

#8179 / S. ROUZAN
Email the instructor at srouzanwlac@gmail.com as soon as you register.

#8198 / A. NAREZ ACOSTA
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at narezaa@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 040 3.00 Units
COLLEGE SUCCESS SEMINAR (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course will examine issues related to higher education that impact student success. Topics will include an overview of academic success skills, value and purpose of higher education, diversity in higher education, learning styles and memory, WLAC college policies and resources, health and wellness issues, decision making , factors that impact lifelong learning, effective oral, interpersonal and written communication strategies, critical thinking, career exploration and educational planning.

#8178 / A. NAREZ ACOSTA
Email the instructor at narezaa@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8135 / S. ROUZAN
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at srouzanwlac@gmail.com as soon as you register.

#8180 / P. BANDAY
UMOJA - contact Beth Evans at 310-287-4446 for info.
Email the instructor at bandayPG@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


PHILOSOPHY 006 3.00 Units
DEDUCTIVE LOGIC (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: Critical thinking. This course applies the principles of logic to practical problems with emphasis upon the analysis of language as an aid to sound thinking.

#7760 / R. MAYOCK
(12 Week Class - Starts 3/4/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at mayockr@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

PHILOSOPHY 008 3.00 Units
DEDUCTIVE LOGIC (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: An introduction to the principles of deductive and inductive reasoning, emphasizing critical and evaluative skills. Introduces technical analysis of reasoning process, categorical and prepositional logic, formal and informal fallacies. Excellent for LSAT.

#8136 / R. MAYOCK
Email the instructor at mayockr@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8164 / K. DAVIS
Email the instructor at davisKE@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#7765 / S. KHOROOSHI
(6 Week Class - Starts 4/22/2013, Ends 6/1/2013)
Email the instructor at KhorooS@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8079 / C. CANALES
Email the instructor at canalesc@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8145 / A. BALDWIN
Email the instructor at amysweetman@earthlink.net as soon as you register.


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.

#8080 / C. CANALES
Email the instructor at canalesc@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


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.

#8081 / M. WALBRIDGE
Email the instructor at wellswalbridge@earthlink.net as soon as you register.


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.

#8163 / L. HOWELL
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at instructorhowell@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


REAL ESTATE 003 3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE PRACTICES (CSU)

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

#8138 / N. WEBSTER
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at WebsterProfN@aol.com as soon as you register.


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.

#8140 / A. PORTER
Email the instructor at drporterwlac@aol.com as soon as you register.


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.

#8167 / J. CARTER
Email the instructor at attyJcarter@aol.com as soon as you register.


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.

#8071 / F. ELAHI
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at fazelahi@yahoo.com as soon as you register.


REAL ESTATE 021 3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course covers the fundamentals of economic trends and factors which affect the real estate market. Topics covered include: urban structural relationships, real estate market analysis, problems of subdividing, and the governmental relationship to real estate development. NOTE: This course is required for the California Broker's license; elective for a real estate salesperson's license.

#8197 / J. RATKOVICH
Email the instructor at ratkovj@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


STUDY ABROAD
Have a tremendous travel experience while learning or improving in Spanish. Spend a session in picturesque Valpariso, Chile or Salamanca, Spain. LEARN MORE...

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

DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the students to basic vocabulary and fundamental sentence structures in the present and past with emphasis on the spoken language. Reading comprehension is developed and students will write short compositions in the present and in the past. The study of Hispanic cultures is included. Native speakers should enroll in Spanish 3, 4, 5, or 6. Students will complete 16-18 hours of lab work for this course in the HLRC.

#8144 / N. JACINTO
Students must also enroll in the corequisite section #8151 Spanish 101, Lab.
Email the instructor at jacinton@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


SPANISH 101 1.00 Unit
SPANISH LANGUAGE LABORATORY (UC:CSU) (RPT 3)

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

#8105 / N. JACINTO
Email the instructor at jacinton@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8151 / N. JACINTO
This is a corequisite laboratory for online Spanish 001, section #8144.
Email the instructor at jacinton@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


SPEECH 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.

#8149 / P. FIFE
Email the instructor at pamela_fife@yahoo.com as soon as you register.

#8160 / L. HABEL
Email the instructor at habellowell@hotmail.com as soon as you register.

#8161 / B. LEMONDS
(8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Email the instructor at lemondb@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


SPEECH 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.

#8174 / W. BUCHYNSKI
Email the instructor at buchynb@wlac.edu as soon as you register.

#8176 /N. SMITH
(8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Email the instructor at smithng@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


THEATER 110 3.00 Units
HISTORY OF THE WORLD THEATER (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course surveys theater from its prehistoric beginnings to contemporary drama. It emphasizes the reflection of the culture in the drama of each historical period and follows throughout the threads of subject matter, dramatic structure, playwrights, acting techniques and approaches, playing space, and visual elements.

#8158 / M. ZURLA
Email the instructor at foremost@pacbell.net as soon as you register.


TRAVEL 161 3.00 Units
HOW TO RUN A TRAVEL BUSINESS

PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: Travel 100.
DESCRIPTION: The key to your business's productivity and profitability: efficient operations. This course will show you how to develop a business plan, generate sales reports, apply proven accounting systems and follow those "best practices" that can lead you to success in any travel business, including a home-based one.

#8169 / P. MIELE
Email the instructor at pfmiele@sbcglobal.net as soon as you register.


TRAVEL 175 3.00 Units
MEETING/CONVENTION AND INCENTIVE PLANNING

DESCRIPTION: Students will learn how to plan and operate travel programs for meetings, conventions, and incentive groups, including site selection, pricing, entertainment, supplier negotiations, and motivational techniques.

#8170 / S. FEINERMAN
Email the instructor at wlactourism@aol.com as soon as you register.


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The Los Angeles Community College District and West Los Angeles College have made every effort to make the Schedule of Classes accurate and may, without notice, change general information, courses, or programs offered. The reasons for change may include student enrollment, level of funding, or other issues decided by the District or College. The District and College also reserve the right to add to, change, or cancel any rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as provided by law.

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