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Spring 2013 Hybrid 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.



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.

Instructor: G. YAN
Section: #8518 (8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Mondays, 11:10am to 12:25pm AND 5.15 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 430

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


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 075 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This basic course deals with the nature of correctional work; aims and objectives of Correctional Administration; probation and practices; skills knowledge and attitudes required for employment in this field; types of institutions and services; and career opportunities.

Instructor: G. YAN
Section: #8519 (8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Mondays, 1:00pm to 2:15pm AND 5.15 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 430

Email the instructor at yang@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.

Instructor: M. HARDY
Section: #8430 (ACT) (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Saturdays, 9:00am to 1:05pm AND 2.50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: SC 101

Email the instructor at hardymp@wlac.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.

Instructor: A. PREZIOSI
Section: #8522 (7 Week Class - Starts 2/10/2013, Ends 3/24/2013)
Meets: Sundays, 9:00am to 11:50am AND 5.05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: SC 101

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


ANTHROPOLOGY 121 3.00 Units
ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION, MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT (UC:CSU)

NOTE: This course satisfies Area 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) requirement for the IGETC.
DESCRIPTION: Anthropology provides a holistic and comparative approach to the study of religious beliefs and practices in societies in various parts of the world. Through the historical and contemporary research anthropologists have done and are doing in this area of cultural study, we explore the similarities and differences in cross-cultural religious expression, such as magic, witchcraft, myth and ritual, shamanism, ancestor worship, beliefs in demons, ghosts, spirits and other related social phenomena.

Instructor: A. PREZIOSI
Section: #8524 (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Mondays, 1:00pm to 2:30pm AND 5.05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: SC 101

Email the instructor at prezioa@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.

Instructor: L. BLAKE
Section: #4930 (ACT) (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Tuesdays, 5:45pm to 9:50pm AND 2:50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: FA 209

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


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.

Instructor: K. MARTIN
Section: #4954 (ACT)
Meets: Tuesdays, 5:45pm to 7:15pm AND 1:20 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: MSA 006

Email the instructor at martink@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.

Instructor: N. JACOBSON
Section: #8511 (8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Tuesdays, 5:45pm to 7:15pm AND 1:20 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: MSA 006

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


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

DESCRIPTION: This course stresses the fundamentals of pronunciation, grammar, practical vocabulary, useful phrases, and the ability to understand, speak, read and write basic Mandarin Chinese. It includes an introduction to Chinese civilization and culture.

Instructor: Y. HE
Section: #8508
Meets: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:10am to 12:35pm AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: FA 205

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


CO SCI 933 3.00 Units
DATABASE DESIGN AND PROGRAMMING (CSU) (RPT 3)

RECOMMENDED CS 930 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This class explains the concept of relational databases. It illustrates how the MICROSOFT ACCESS database management system may be used in common business applications such as report and screen design, database design, and computer-aided decision making. This course covers advanced ACCESS features including SQL Programming.

Instructor: M. PATEL
Section: #8509
Meets: Mondays, 6:45pm to 8:55pm AND :50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 103

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


CO SCI 934 3.00 Units
OPERATING SYSTEMS (CSU) (RPT 3)

RECOMMENDED: CS 901 or CS 902 or equivalent experience. RECOMMENDED: Students are encouraged to take CS 965 and CS 992 (Hardware Hands-on Lab) concurrently to complete A+ Network+ training.
DESCRIPTION: This course covers operating system topics in the A+ certification exam. It provides students with the technical foundation in current Microsoft operating systems. It covers hands-on experience in OS installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting. It also covers OS command-line interfaces, batch file programming, and windows scripting. This course prepares students to perform operating system support tasks. It is a required prerequisite to enter WLAC's Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) or the CISCO (CCNA) training program.

Instructor: A .CHIANG
Section: #8502
Meets: Saturdays, 9:00am to 11:55am AND 1:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 105A

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


CO SCI 937 3.00 Units
E-COMMERCE ESSENTIALS (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course covers the key business and technology elements of electronic commerce. It introduces students to both the theory and practice of conducting business over the Internet and World Wide Web. Topics include technology and infrastructure, sales and marketing, payment systems, shopping carts, search engine optimization, server technology and ecommerce security. Students will have a hands-on project setting up an ecommerce site.

Instructor: K. TAIRA
Section: #8505
Meets: Saturdays, 1:00pm to 3:10pm AND :50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 105A

Email the instructor at ktaira@gmail.com as soon as you register.


CO SCI 938 3.00 Units
WEB APPLICATION PROGRAMMING USING VISUAL BASIC VB.NET (CSU) (RPT 1)

RECOMMENDED: CS 933.
DESCRIPTION: Visual Basic has become a popular programming language for Web application. Visual Basic is designed to allow the programmer to develop applications that run under Windows and/or in a Web browser without the complexity generally associated with programming. With very little effort, the programmer can design a screen that holds standard elements such as buttons, check boxes, radio buttons, text boxes, and list boxes. Each of these objects operates as expected, producing a "standard" Windows or Web user interface. Visual Basic is fully object-oriented and compatible with many other languages using the .NET framework. This course incorporates the object-oriented concepts throughout, as well as the syntax and terminology of the language.

Instructor: M. PATEL
Section: #8501
Meets: Thursdays, 6:45pm to 8:55pm AND :50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 103

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


CO SCI 967 3.00 Units
CLOUD.VIRTUALIZATION.LINUX.APACHE..MySQL(LAMP) (RPT 3)

RECOMMENDED: CS 935 or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION: This course intends to provide students hands-on experience working on the most popular "Green" e Commerce open source software bundles - L.A.M.P, Xen Virtualization and Eucalyptus Cloud computing. This is an intermediate to advanced hands-on advanced Linux application course. Using CentOS as base operating system, discussing Linux concepts, covering directories, permissions, file systems, package management, networking, host based security, shell scripting as well as Web development with LAMP (Linux,Apache,MySQL & PHP). Kickstart for quick mass server deployment, Virtualization with Xen Hypervisor, Virtual Instance deployment with kickstart on Xen server. Students will construct working Open Source Eucalyptus Cloud, build CentOS image for EMI, and manage EBS volume for Cloud's Virtual Machines.

Instructor: L. WANG
Section: #8507
Meets: Saturdays, 9:00am to 12:10pm AND :50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 104

Email the instructor at WangL2@wlac.edu as soon as you register.


CO SCI 972 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS (RPT 3)

RECOMMENDED: CS 965 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 tools. In addition, this course provides students with their first exposure to Cisco routers, router programming, and routing protocols. Students will be introduced to router startup and setup configuration, the Cisco Internet-working Operating System (IOS), routing protocols and network management issues. The course utilizes hands-on lab exercises and demonstrations to reinforce network concepts and theories. This course is equivalent to Cisco's Semester I & II of the Cisco Network Academy.

Instructor: M. BUTLER
Section: #8503
Meets: Tuesdays, 6:45pm to 8:50pm AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 106A

The instructor will be in the network lab during the time shown above to provide assistance to students. Attendance at these sessions is optional.

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


CO SCI 974 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO ROUTERS (RPT 3)

RECOMMENDED: CS 972.
DESCRIPTION: This course covers advanced networking topics including LAN Switching, VLANs, LAN/WAN design, VLSM, advanced routing protocols, such as, OSPF, EIGRP, RIPv2, and Access Control List. In addition, students will learn more advanced Cisco router configuration techniques. The course utilizes hands-on lab exercises and demonstrations to reinforce network concepts and theories. This course is equivalent to Cisco's Semester III & IV of the Cisco Network Academy.

Instructor: M. BUTLER
Section: #8504
Meets: Thursdays, 6:45pm to 8:50pm AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 106A

The instructor will be in the network lab during the time shown above to provide assistance to students. Attendance at these sessions is optional.

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


CO SCI 987 3.00 Units
INFORMATION STORAGE MANAGEMENT FOR NETWORKS, VIRTUAL SERVERS AND VIRTUAL STORAGE

RECOMMENDED: CS 982.
DESCRIPTION: This course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere, which consists of ESXi and vCenter Server. The course is based on ESXi and vCenter Server. Additional course topics include; ESXi networking and storage using vCenter Server, virtual machines migration, VMware infrastructure access, vCenter Server resource monitoring and scalability, and storage technologies, such as SAN, IP-SAN (iSCSI), NAS as they relate to VMware vSphere. Completion of this course will help students prepare for the VMware Certified Professional 4/5 certification exam.

Instructor: M. BUTLER
Section: #8506
Meets: Wednesdays, 6:45pm to 9:55pm AND :50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 106A

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


CORRECTIONS 002 3.00 Units
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: The student will become aware of cultural diversity during the presentation of the various course topics, such as community relations, race relations and cultural awareness.

Instructor: G. YAN
Section: #8515 (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Mondays, 11:10am to 12:25pm AND 5.15 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 430

Email the instructor at yang@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.

Instructor: B. SEKIYOBA
Section: #8412 (ACT) (8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Sundays, 9:00am to 1:05pm AND 2:50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 340

Email the instructor at sekiyobe@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.

Instructor: M. KESKINEL
Section: #8442 (ACT) (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Sundays, 9:00am to 1:05pm AND 2:50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 340

Email the instructor at keskinM@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.

Instructor: C. NORRIS
Section: #8510 (8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:35am to 11:00am AND 3:20 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 330

Email the instructor at norrisc@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.

Instructor: C. NORRIS
Section: #8513 (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:35am to 11:00am AND 3:30 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 320

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

Instructor: L. CORDOVA
Section: #4900 (ACT) (8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Thursdays, 5:45pm to 9:50pm AND 2:50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 160

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


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 004A 6.00 Units
COLLEGE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IV: WRITING AND GRAMMAR

PREREQUISITE: Level placement by the ESL assessment or completion of ESL 3A with a 'C' or better. COREQUISITE: ESL 4B and 4C. RECOMMENDED: Learning Skills 5.
DESCRIPTION: Students review basic rules of grammar and punctuation and learn to apply them in sentence and paragraph writing.

Instructor: K. QUITSCHAU
Section: #8512
Meets: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:35am to 11:40am AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 410

Email the instructor at QuitscK@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.

Instructor: N. SANDER
Section: #8517
Meets: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:35am to 11:45am AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 202

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


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

PREREQUISITE: Level placement by the ESL assessment or completion of ESL 5A with a 'C' or better, or English 20A. RECOMMENDED: ESL 6B and ESL 6C.
DESCRIPTION: Students study advanced grammar, punctuation, and academic essay writing. Students write academic essays in response to readings and group discussions, and practice self-editing and revising. Ideal for multilingual learners. This course is paired with Art 101 online.

Instructor: N. SANDER
Section: #8516
Meets: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:35am to 11:40am AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 250

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


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

DESCRIPTION: This is a course in written composition and critical reading skills. It is tailored for multilingual students. This course prepares students for English 101. This class is paired with Anthropology 102 hybrid.

Instructor: K. QUITSCHAU
Section: #8521
Meets: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:35am to 11:40am AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: MSA 108

Email the instructor at QuitscK@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.

Instructor: M. SHEPHERD
Section: #8523 (7 Week Class - Starts 2/10/2013, Ends 3/24/2013)
Meets: Sundays, 9:00am to 11:50am AND 5.05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: SC 105

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

Instructor: M. SHEPHERD
Section: #8526 (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Mondays, 1:00pm to 2:30pm AND 5.05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 206

Email the instructor at shepheMT@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.

Instructor: J. FRYKENBERG
Section: #4904 (ACT) (8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Thursdays, 5:45pm to 9:50pm AND 2:50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 320

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


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

DESCRIPTION: This course provides the fundamentals of the Japanese language with emphasis on communication skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Japanese. The Japanese syllabary for Hiragana, Katakana and basic Kanji are introduced. In addition, the course introduces the study of Japanese culture.

Instructor: S. BRENISH
Section: #8514
Meets: Saturdays, 9:35am to 12:50pm AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: FA 209

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


MATHEMATICS 115 5.00 Units
ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 112 with a grade of 'C' or better, or appropriate placement level demonstrated through math assessment process.
DESCRIPTION: This is a first course in algebra. It covers the fundamental operations on natural numbers and carries on a logical development through all the real numbers. The course includes the solution of linear and quadratic equations and their graphs, factoring and statement problems.
Section 8540 requires mandatory on-campus orientation and exams on Saturday afternoons, dates to be announced.

Instructor: M. ALWASH
Section: #8540
Meets: See below.
On-campus Orientation: Monday 02/04, 2-3pm
On-campus Test 1: Saturday 03/16, 2-4pm
On-campus Test 2: Saturday 04/27, 2-4pm
On-campus Final Exam: Saturday 06/01, 2-4pm
Room: MSA 009

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


MATHEMATICS 125 5.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 115 or 118 with a grade of 'C' or better, or appropriate placement level demonstrated through math assessment process.
DESCRIPTION: Manipulative skills in algebra are developed and strengthened in this course. The topics include rational exponents, the complete number system of algebra, algebraic and graphical solutions to linear and quadratic equations, logarithmic and exponential functions, elementary theory of equations and inequalities and conics.
Section 8545 requires mandatory on-campus orientation and exams on Thursday evenings, dates to be announced.

Course Link: www.onlineteaching.com/start.htm

Instructor: M. MIRFATTAH
Section: #8545
Meets: Thursdays, 6:00pm to 8:05pm AND 5:20 hrs/wk ONLINE
Orientation: Thursday 02/07, 6pm to 7:30pm / Room: CE 226
On-campus Test 1: Saturday 03/16, 2-4pm / Room: GC 430

On-campus Test 2: Saturday 04/27, 2-4pm / Room: GC 430

Final Exam: Saturday 06/01, 2-4pm / Room: GC 430

Email the instructor at mike@onlineteaching.com as soon as you register.


MATHEMATICS 227 4.00 Units
STATISTICS (UC:CSU)

PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 125 or equivalent, with a grade of 'C' or better, or appropriate placement level demonstrated through math assessment process.
DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to probability, measures of central tendency and dispersion, descriptive and inferential statistics including sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, chi-square and test, linear correlation and regression analysis.

Instructor: W. MIAO
Section: #4950 (ACT)
Meets: Mondays, 5:45pm to 7:50pm AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 201

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


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.

Instructor: P. ARRIOLA
Section: #8547
Meets: Saturdays, 8:00am to 10:05am AND 1:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: MSA 006

Email the instructor at arriolP@lacitycollege.edu as soon as you register.


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.

Instructor: V. NICHOLAS
Section: #8565
Meets: Tuesdays, 6:45pm to 8:15pm AND 1:20 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: AT A214

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


PARALEGAL 014 3.00 Units
LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND PROCEDURES

PREREQUISITE: 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.

Instructor: N. JACOBSON
Section: #8567
Meets: Wednesdays, 6:45pm to 8:15pm AND 1:20 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: AT A214

Email the instructor at jacobsn@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.

Instructor: C. AMAUGO
Section: #8570 (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Wednesdays, 1:00pm to 3:05pm AND 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 221

Email the instructor at amaugoce@wlac.edu 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.

Instructor: T VALLE
Section: #8571
Meets: Tuesdays, 11:10am to 12:35pm AND 1:25 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 222

Puente - contact Vidal Valle at 310-287-4210 for info.
Email the instructor at vallev@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.

Instructor: M. GRAHAM
Section: #8574 (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Thursdays, 9:35am to 11:00am AND 5.05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 320

Email the instructor at mgraham745@aol.com 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.

Instructor: J. LEE
Section: #4908 (ACT) (8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Tuesdays, 5:45pm to 9:50pm AND 2:50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 310

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


PSYCHOLOGY 068 3.00 Units
BIOPSYCHOLOGY OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY: DRUGS, BEHAVIOR& HEALTH (CSU)

PREREQUISITE: Psychology 64.
DESCRIPTION: This course offers comprehensive instruction on the pharmacological and behavioral effects of all major categories of both legal and illegal psychoactive substances, including an overview of contemporary and historical drug regulation and abuse, and a detailed review of the nervous system.

Instructor: C. CANALES
Section: #8580 (7 Week Class - Starts 2/9/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Saturdays, 9:00am to 12:50pm AND 4:05 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 340

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


SOCIOLOGY 001 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: Introduction to the systematic study of groups and societies humans build and how these influence our behavior. This includes the study of social structure, social inequality, social institutions, and the changing shape of society.

Instructor: N. BARRAGAN
Section: #8585 (7 Week Class - Starts 2/9/2013, Ends 3/23/2013)
Meets: Saturdays, 8:00am to 12:25pm AND 3:25 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 220

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

Instructor: R PEREZ
Section: #4934 (ACT) (8 Week Class - Starts 4/8/2013, Ends 6/2/2013)
Meets: Thursdays, 5:45pm to 9:50pm AND 2:50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: CE 206

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


SPEECH 101 3.00 Units
ORAL COMMUNICATION I (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.

Instructor: L. ALEXANDER
Section: #8408 (ACT) (8 Week Class - Starts 2/4/2013, Ends 3/27/2013)
Meets: Saturdays, 9:00am to 1:05pm AND 2:50 hrs/wk ONLINE
Room: GC 320

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


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