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Spring 2014 Hybrid Courses

Courses run from 02/10/14 until 06/09/14, unless otherwise noted.

Priority registration begins on 11/13/13
Continuing student registration begins on 11/18/13
New and returning student registration begins on 12/09/13

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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8518 11:10 am - 12:35 pm
5:15 hrs/wk
M GC 430
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

Section 8518 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8519 11:10 am - 12:15 pm
5:15 hrs/wk
W GC 430
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

Section 8519 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


ALLIED HEALTH 033   3.00 Units
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (CSU) 

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for students interested in learning more about medical terminology and basic anatomy and applying this knowledge to a variety of allied health professions. Students will develop a comprehensive medical vocabulary applicable to all specialties of medicine through the study of Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes and root words. Students will also develop a basic understanding of anatomy and the function of major body systems.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
3243 5:10 pm - 9:20 pm
3:15 hrs/wk
M SC 105
ONLINE
Y. BOGHOS boghosy@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 3/31/2014

Section 3243 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8400 9:00 am - 12:05 pm
3:35 hrs/wk
Sat SC 101
ONLINE
M. HARDY hardymp@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
Section 8400 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


ANTHROPOLOGY 111   2.00 Units
LABORATORY IN HUMAN BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION (UC:CSU)

NOTE: This course satisfies a Life Science lab requirement - must be taken in the same semester or after Anthropology 101. DESCRIPTION: This laboratory class offers an exploration of selected topics in biological anthropology including genetics, human variation, the living primates, and human paleontology.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8522 11:10 am - 1:15 pm
4:15 hrs/wk
Tu SC 101
ONLINE
A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

Section 8522 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8430 9:00 am - 1:05 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Sat SC 101
ONLINE
M. HARDY hardymp@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
Section 8430 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


BUSINESS 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8511 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
1:20 hrs/wk
Th GC 250
ONLINE
T. MATOSIC matociT@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8511 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings willbe held at the times shown.


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 044   3.00 Units
EARLY INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course focuses on accommodating and adapting the physical environment, instructional strategies and curriculum to meet the needs of differently-abled children and their families. Legal mandates and the impact of laws and legislation will be examined in respect to the impact on children and their families.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8527 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm
4:05 hrs/wk
M GC 130
ONLINE
R. MOST mostra@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

Section 8527 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 045   3.00 Units
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course identifies the characteristics and different types of exceptional children and covers concepts on how to integrate these children into a "regular" classroom.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8529 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm
3:25 hrs/wk
M GC 130
ONLINE
R. MOST mostra@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

Section 8529 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 046   3.00 Units
SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS I (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course focuses on accommodating and adapting the physical environment, instructional strategies and curriculum to meet the needs of differently-abled children and their families. Legal mandates and the impact of laws and legislation will be examined in respect to the impact on children and their families.

8528      CANCELLED


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 047   3.00 Units
SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS II (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Students will be introduced to the different types of school age childcare programs. Topics to be covered will include the child in context to the family, community and society. The physical environment and the modalities for facilitating learning will be discussed and analyzed. Opportunities to develop and implement age and content appropriate activities for school-aged children will be executed in classroom projects.

8530      CANCELLED


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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8508 11:10 am - 12:35 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
TuTh FA 205
ONLINE
Y. HE hey@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8508 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


COMMUNICATION STUDIES 101   3.00 Units
ORAL COMMUNICATION (UC:CSU)


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8509 5:10 pm - 6:35 pm
1:25 hrs/wk
Tu GC 150
ONLINE
L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8509 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


COMPUTER APPLICATIONS OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 084   3.00 Units
MICROCOMPUTER OFFICE APPLICATIONS: WORD PROCESSING (CSU) (RPT 2)


PREREQUISITE: Ability to type 35 wpm. DESCRIPTION: This course teaches word processing skills, including inputting, editing, formatting and printing documents using Microsoft WORD. (Replaces CAOT 35 in Paralegal and CAOT programs). NOTE: This course is required for Legal Secretary Certificate.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8520 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Tu CE 225
ONLINE
C. TITUS titusc@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8520 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 930   4.00 Units
MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATION SOFTWARE (CSU) (RPT 3)

RECOMMENDED: CSIT 901 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course illustrates how the Microsoft Office 2010 software package can be used to solve typical business problems. Students will use EXCEL, WORD, PowerPoint, ACCESS and Share Point. Share point is a server based solution from Microsoft for managing and provisioning of intranet portals, extranets and websites, document management and file management, collaboration spaces, social networking tools.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8525 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
1:50 hrs/wk
M CE 105A
ONLINE
K. TAIRA ktaira@gmail.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8525 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 934   3.00 Units
OPERATING SYSTEMS (CSU) (RPT 3)


RECOMMENDED: CS 901 or CS 902 or equivalent experience. RECOMMENDED: Students are encouraged to take CS 965 and CS 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 Computer Network and Security Management degree/certificate programs.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8502 9:00 am - 11:55 am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8502 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 958   4.00 Units
WEB PAGE DEVELOPMENT


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8501 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
0:50 hrs/wk
M CE 103
ONLINE
M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8501 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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


PREREQUISITE: CS 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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8188 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
W CE 105A
ONLINE
M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8188 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 967   3.00 Units
CLOUD.VIRTUALIZATION.LINUX.APACHE..MySQL(LAMP)


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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8507 9:00 am - 12:10 pm
0:50 hrs/wk
Sat CE 104
ONLINE
L. WANG wangl2@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8507 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 972   3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS (RPT 3)


RECOMMENDED: CS934 and CS965 (or equivalent experience). DESCRIPTION: This course covers topics including; networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, LAN, WAN, the layers of the OSI reference model, cabling, and cabling standards. In addition, this course provides students with their first exposure to configuring Cisco routers and switches by learning the Cisco Internetworking Operating System (IOS). The course utilizes hands-on lab exercises and demonstrations to reinforce network concepts and theories. This course prepares students for the ICND1v2 Exam 100-101 and CCNA Exam 200-120.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8503 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Tu CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8503 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. The instructor will be in the network lab during the time shown above to provide assistance to students. Attendance at these sessions is optional.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 974  3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO ROUTERS


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8504 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8504 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. The instructor will be in the network lab during the time shown above to provide assistance to students. Attendance at these sessions is optional.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 987   3.00 Units
INFORMATION STORAGE MANAGEMENT FOR NETWORKS, VIRTUAL SERVERS AND VIRTUAL STORAGE


RECOMMENDED: CS972 and CS982. 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 includes; 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. The course utilizes hands-on lab exercises and demonstrations to reinforce network concepts and theories. Completion of this course authorizes and helps students prepare for the VMware Certified Associate (VCA-DCV) and VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) certification exams. West Los Angles is a fully authorized VMware IT Academy. PLEASE NOTE: VMware Training @ West is only available to individuals who may be a student in full or part time education, unemployed, career changers or trying to improve their knowledge and are paying for the training themselves. It is not for companies or corporate entities to obtain training for their employees – those individuals must go to a commercial VMware training offering through a VMware authorized training center.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8506 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
W CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8506 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 990   4.00 Units
OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING IN JAVA (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Computer Science 939 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to take the students through the various phases of Java Programming from Applications and Applets to Database Programming using JBDC. The course will cover JAVA Foundation classes (JFC), detailed exposure to 'UTIL' and to 'Lang' packages of JAVA. Some networking & animation techniques using Java are covered.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8500 9:00 am - 12:05 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 103
ONLINE
A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8506 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


CORRECTIONS 002   3.00 Units
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS (CSU)

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8515 11:10 am - 12:55 pm
5:15 hrs/wk
M GC 430
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

Section 8515 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


ENGLISH 028   3.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE READING AND COMPOSITION

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8510 9:35 am - 11:00 am
3:15 hrs/wk
TuTh GC 150
ONLINE
C. NORRIS-BELL norrisc@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

Section 8510 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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


PREREQUISITE: Completion of English 28 or ESL 8 with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through the English assessment process. DESCRIPTION: This is a college-level freshman composition course which focuses on expository writing and argumentation and requires the writing of a minimum of 6000 words in essays and a research paper. Students study a variety of texts written at the college level, including literature, that reflect current academic concerns relating to issues of language, ethnicity, class, gender, identity, psychology, and cultural studies. The course is intended for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8513 9:35 am - 11:00 am
3:20 hrs/wk
TuTh GC 150
ONLINE
C. NORRIS-BELL norrisc@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

Section 8513 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8526 3:30 pm - 6:35 pm
3:15 hrs/wk
Th GC 240
ONLINE
L. CORDOVA cordovLA@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

Section 8526 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 004A   6.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL 4 WRITING AND GRAMMAR

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8512 9:35 am - 11:40 am
2:05 hrs/wk
MW MSA 105
ONLINE
K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8512 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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


PREREQUISITE: Completion of ESL 4A with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through ESL assessment process. DESCRIPTION: ESL 5A is a course in written grammar in context, with emphasis on the verb tense system and the organization of paragraphs and compositions. This is a course in paragraph writing and structure. Grammar and critical reading are emphasized.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8517 9:35 am - 11:45 am
1:50 hrs/wk
TuTh MSA 108
ONLINE
N. SANDER sandern@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8517 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown. This section is paired with Pers. Dev. 40 Section 8178. Students must enroll in both sections.


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


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8516 9:35 am - 11:40 am
2:05 hrs/wk
TuTh MSA 105
ONLINE
K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8516 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown. This section is paired with Comm. Stud. 121 Section 8149. Students must enroll in both sections.


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


PREREQUISITE: Completion of ESL 6A, or English 21 with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through the English assessment process. DESCRIPTION: ESL 8 gives students practice in essay writing, with an emphasis on critical thinking and critical reading. Advanced grammatical skills are integrated, and students learn the foundations of MLA-style research papers.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8521 9:35 am - 11:40 am
2:05 hrs/wk
MW GC 250
ONLINE
N. SANDER sandern@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8521 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown. This section is paired with ART 102 Section 8193. Students must enroll in both sections.


FAMILY AND CONSUMER STUDIES 021   3.00 Units
NUTRITION (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course deals with basic concepts of human nutrition throughout life, aimed at achieving and maintaining optimum health. Food compositions and the nutritional aspects of food preparation are explored.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8523 11:10 am - 1:15 pm
4:15 hrs/wk
Tu CE 206
ONLINE
M. SHEPHERD ShepheMT@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

Section 8523 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


GEOGRAPHY 001   3.00 Units
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (UC:CSU)

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4904 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Tu MSA 302
ONLINE
S. WHITE susmwhite@hotmail.com 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
Section 4904 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


GEOGRAPHY 015   2.00 Units
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY LABORATORY (UC:CSU)

PREREQUISITE: Geography 1 or equivalent, or concurrent enrollment in Geography 1. DESCRIPTION: Use of maps, weather measurement, and the study of soils, vegetation and landforms are emphasized. Physical Science laboratory credit.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4934 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:55 hrs/wk
Tu MSA 302
ONLINE
S. WHITE susmwhite@hotmail.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
Section 4934 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4938 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Th GC 310
ONLINE
J. FRYKENBERG frykenjs@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
Section 4938 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


HISTORY 086   3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WORLD CIVILIZATION I (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This survey course traces the development and interrelationships of the major world civilizations, their traditions and contributions, from the earliest times to the beginning of the era of European expansionism in the 16th century.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4940 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Th GC 470
ONLINE
G. CHEE cheege@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
Section 4940 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


HUMANITIES 077   3.00 Units
MEDIEVAL CULTURES - (UC:CSU)  

DESCRIPTION: Comparative study of the cultures of the middle ages in Europe and the Middle East, including the literary, musical and artistic traditions of Christianity, Islam and Judaism.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8505 10:00 am - 2:05 pm
2:15 hrs/wk
Sat FA 207
ONLINE
A. TAYLOR taylora@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

Section 8505 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8514 9:35 am - 12:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Sat FA 209
ONLINE
S. BRENISH brenissj@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8514 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


MATHEMATICS 115   5.00 Units
ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA


PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 112 with a grade of 'C' or better, or appropriate placement level demonstrated through math assessment process. DESCRIPTION: This is a first course in algebra. It covers the fundamental operations on natural numbers and carries on a logical development through all the real numbers. The course includes the solution of linear and quadratic equations and their graphs, factoring and statement problems.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8540 1:00 pm - 2:05 pm
5:25 hrs/wk
M MSA 102
ONLINE
M. ALWASH AlwashM@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8540 requires mandatory on-campus orientation in Room MSA 102 on Monday 2/10 at 1pm.

Section 8540 requires mandatory on-campus exams in Room MSA 102:

Test 1 on Saturday 3/22, at 2 PM
Test 2 on Saturday 5/03, at 2 PM
Test 3 on Saturday 6/07, at 2 PM


MATHEMATICS 125   5.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8545 6:00 pm - 8:05 pm
5:20 hrs/wk
Th FA 209
ONLINE
M. MIRFATTAH mike@onlineteaching.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8545 requires mandatory on-campus orientation and exams on Thursday evenings. Please visit the online orientation at www.onlineteaching.com/start.htm and attend the on-campus orientation.


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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4960 5:45 pm - 7:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
M MSA 102
ONLINE
W. MIAO miaowe@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)
Section 4960 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown. Contact instructor for details.


MATHEMATICS 245   3.00 Units
COLLEGE ALGEBRA (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Math 125 or equivalent, with a grade of "C" or better, or appropriate placement level demonstrated through math assessment process. DESCRIPTION: This course covers algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions, theory of equations, linear systems, functions of real numbers, probability and mathematical induction.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8547 8:00 am - 10:05 am
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat MSA 006
ONLINE
P. ARRIOLA arriolP@lacitycollege.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8547 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


PARALEGAL 010   3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LEGAL PROFESSION (CSU)

NOTE: This course is a prerequisite for the Paralegal Program. DESCRIPTION: An introductory course in formalizing the career of the paralegal; an introduction to law and ethics; social forces and the law; comparison of the role of the legal assistant and the lawyer; and an introduction to legal terminology and bibliography, including research problems.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8565 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
1:20 hrs/wk
Tu AT A214
ONLINE
S. JACOBSON shepjacobson@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8565 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


PARALEGAL 014   3.00 Units
LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND PROCEDURES


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8567 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
1:20 hrs/wk
W AT A214
ONLINE
N. JACOBSON JacobSN@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8567 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 005   2.00 Units
COLLEGE SURVIVAL (CSU)

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8569 4:30 pm - 6:05 pm
2:20 hrs/wk
W GC 140
ONLINE
C. AMAUGO AmaugoCE@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

Section 8569 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8524 9:35 am - 11:00 am
1:35 hrs/wk
F GC 250
ONLINE
D. WILSON wilsondl@email.laccd.edu 3/24/2014 6/8/2014

Section 8524 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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


RECOMMENDED: Personal Development 008 should be taken prior to Personal Development 020. DESCRIPTION: This course provides students with the information to make appropriate educational, career and lifestyle choices. Topics examined include educational programs and their requirements, career resources and the career decision-making process, career planning, personal assessment, steps for success, values clarification, exploring personality and interests, skills assessment, the world of work, career options, making decisions, job search, preparing a winning resume, interviewing skills, and strategies for managing your career. Students will design their own educational plan.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8572 11:10 am - 12:45 pm
1:15 hrs/wk
Tu GC 430
ONLINE
B. ROBINSON robinsba@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8572 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8571 11:10 am - 12:35 pm
1:25 hrs/wk
Tu CE 222
ONLINE
V. VALLE valleV@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Contact Vidal Valle at 310-287-4210 for info. Section 8571 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


POLITICAL SCIENCE 001   3.00 Units
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This course studies the United States political system: theory, structure, functions of national, state and local government. Meets U.S. Constitution requirement.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8574 9:35 am - 11:00 am
5:05 hrs/wk
Th MSA 005
ONLINE
S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

Section 8574 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4942 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Tu GC 320
ONLINE
 D. SUSUKI poliscionline@gmail.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

Section 4942 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


PSYCHOLOGY 001   3.00 Units
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I (UC:CSU)

DESCRIPTION: The course presents a survey of scientific theories, research and findings in behavior, including such topics as personality, perception, memory, motivation, emotion, learning, intelligence, consciousness, thinking, human relationships, abnormal behavior, and an overview of what psychologists do.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
4945 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Tu GC 310
ONLINE
 J. LEE leejeff@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

Section 4945 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.

4946      CANCELLED


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.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8580 9:00 am - 12:50 pm
3:05 hrs/wk
Sat GC 340
ONLINE
L. CAIN cainlc@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

Section 8580 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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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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