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Spring 2014 Online 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.




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


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

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7700 6:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. MORGAN morganaz@wlac.edu 3/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8000 5:25 hrs/wk ONLINE G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8001 5:25 hrs/wk ONLINE G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


ACCOUNTING 002 5.00 Units
INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING II (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Accounting 1 or Accounting 21 and 22 with a grade of "C" or better. DESCRIPTION: Accounting principles and procedures relating to partnerships and corporations, accounting for manufacturing, cost accounting, branch and department accounting, interpretation of financial statements, supplementary statements, data processing and management controls are covered. This course is acceptable for Management 1B credit at UCLA.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8043 5:25 hrs/wk ONLINE G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8330 5:25 hrs/wk ONLINE K. FARMER farmerkb@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8003 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE M. LU wlacacct2@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8221 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE J. MCINTOSH McIntoJL@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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


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

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8017 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE E. PAYMAH acctg25wlac@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 001 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This is a survey course that covers the philosophy and history of law enforcement, and an overview of crime and the criminal law and the three basic components of the criminal justice system: the police, courts, and corrections will be examined. In addition, career opportunities in all aspects of law enforcement will be presented.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8004 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. STAPLETON stapleb@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 002 3.00 Units
CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course covers the basic principles of the English common law with a special emphasis on sections of the California Penal Code most frequently used by police officers. Topics will include the elements of the major crimes and the substantive law.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8095 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 004 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course provides an in-depth study of the justice system from an incident investigated by police to final disposition and settlement in court. Special emphasis will be placed on the court system and will include: history, concepts and services related to judicial organization, court functions, prosecutorial functions, management and administration of the courts, and a comparison of the federal and state systems.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8012 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 008 3.00 Units
JUVENILE PROCEDURES (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course is a study of the organization, function and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies; the processing and detention of juveniles; juvenile case disposition; juvenile statutes and court procedures.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8005 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 015 3.00 Units
POLICE SUPERVISION (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course is specifically designed to prepare law enforcement officers for the duties and responsibilities of the police front line supervisor. Special emphasis will be placed on the sergeant and lieutenant of Police as the first level of full-time supervision. The organizational structure of a police department will be presented and the primary functions of a field supervisor will be discussed. Topics will include ratings and evaluations, discretion, the Code of Ethics, leadership techniques, training and staffing.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8020 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE S. FOGEL fogelSD@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8006 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 309 3.00 Units
CORRECTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course provides an overview of the techniques in counseling and interviewing available to practitioners in corrections. Students will learn the use of appropriate techniques and theories in confidence building, which may be used by correctional employees in interviews and counseling. This is a basic course for students planning to enter, or already employed within the Correctional Science field.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8007 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8010 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. CHAMBERS Chambecm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


ALLIED HEALTH 057   1.00 UNIT
COMPUTERS IN HEALTH OCCUPATIONS


DESCRIPTION: This course will introduce students to the use of computers in a variety of healthcare settings. Students will use software systems used in pharmacies, medical offices, and hospitals.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8047 3:10 hrs/wk ONLINE C. VELASCO velasccn@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8245 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8065 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


ANTHROPOLOGY 102 3.00 Units
HUMAN WAYS OF LIFE: CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY (UC:CSU)


NOTE: This course satisfies Area 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) required for the IGETC. DESCRIPTION: A culturally comparative perspective on our own way of life by examining many different traditions and institutions that other societies have developed in various parts of the world to solve the problems of survival and living together.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8247 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8244 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE D. HEIKKINEN heikkidl@lavc.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8013 6:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8300 6:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8008 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


ART 101 3.00 Units
SURVEY OF ART HISTORY I (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the student to some of the great civilizations of the world. The beliefs and aspirations of such cultures as ancient Egypt and Greece, as well as Africa, India, and pre-conquest Mesoamerica will be revealed through a study of their visual arts.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7709 3:35 hrs/wk
ONLINE B. OLSON olsonbj@wlac.edu 3/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8190 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE N. LAVASANI lavasanm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8192 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE L. BLAKE lblakeelahi@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8183 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE K. HUOTARI westart101@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8302 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE L. BLAKE lblakeelahi@yahoo.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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


NOTE: Students who are Business majors or who are considering a change to that major are advised to take this course as a foundation. DESCRIPTION: It is a survey of the fundamental aspects of all phases of business including entrepreneurship alternative, management/leadership, marketing, accounting, law, financial management and institutions, investing through the securities market, and challenges facing global markets.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8037 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE J. LAURIN laurinjl@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8014 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE M. FINN finnMD@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8103 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE N. JACOBSON jacobsn@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8091 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE L. HARRIS harrisLL@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


BUSINESS 032 3.00 Units
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course covers the principles and techniques of effective business writing which includes the development of the ability to analyze, organize and compose various types of written and oral business communication. Emphasis is placed on writing clear, concise and persuasive letters, memos and reports, and the psychology of business letter composition and communications.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7703 4:40 hrs/wk ONLINE K. SMITH smithK2@wlac.edu 3/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8104 4:10 hrs/wk ONLINE S. BELLAMY shericebellamy@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


BUSINESS 038 3.00 Units
BUSINESS COMPUTATIONS (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course provides a comprehensive study of business mathematics and reviews basic mathematics such as decimals, fraction and percentages. It also covers the topics of bank services, payroll, the mathematics of buying and selling, interest and loans, cash and trade discounts and other computations.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8061 3:15 hr/wk ONLINE J. VANDERPOOL vanderj@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 001 3.00 Units
CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (UC:CSU)


RECOMMENDED: For those interested in professions involving children. NOTE: It is recommended that all Child Development students take the Math and English assessment placement test before or concurrently with this course. NOTE: This course is a prerequisite for Child Development 3, 4, 22 and 23. Required for Teaching Permit. DESCRIPTION: This is an introductory Child Development course covering the theoretical concepts of human development, focusing on growth and development from conception through adolescence. The physical, cognitive and psychosocial domains of development as well as the ways in which nature and environment influence growth will be studied within cultural and family context.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8018 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8334 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE E. GOMEZ gomezea@lattc.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 010 3.00 Units
HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION (CSU)


RECOMMENDED: Child Development 1 and 2. NOTE: Required for Teaching Permit. DESCRIPTION: This course includes information on the nutritional needs and physical and mental well being of children from birth to adolescence. Information dealing with special problems/disabilities is included. Habits and attitudes towards health are discussed. Community resources which are available to assist in the physical and mental well being of the child are explored.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8083 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 011 3.00 Units
CHILD, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY (CSU)


RECOMMENDED: Child Development 1 and 2. NOTE: Required for Teaching Permit. DESCRIPTION: A study is made on the effect of children's homes, schools and communities on children's development. Special emphasis is placed on the dynamics of human relations in the multicultural urban setting. Emphasis is placed on familiarizing students with techniques used in parent-teacher conferences to enable them to relate better to the families of the children in their classrooms. Students are taught to perceive parents as partners in their child's educational experience.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8036 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE K. BAKEER bakeerkn@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 048 3.00 Units
POSITIVE GUIDANCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD SETTINGS (CSU)


COREQUISITE: Child Development 22. DESCRIPTION: This course will explore developmentally appropriate management techniques for children in early childhood settings. Emphasis will be placed on developing culturally sensitive individualized plans for behavior management of traditional and special needs children.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8019 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE E. EVANS evansE@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 065 2.00 Units
ADULT SUPERVISION/EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTORING (CSU)


RECOMMENDED: Child Development 1, 2, 3, 4, 11, 38, and 39. DESCRIPTION: This course is a study of the modalities and principles of supervising teachers, staff and student-teachers in an early childhood program. Emphasis is placed on the role of the director, teacher, staff and student-teacher. The course will review leadership styles, communication skills, conflict resolution techniques, as well as mentoring responsibilities and techniques. This course includes reviewing and utilizing the ECERS Rating Scale in evaluating and assessing the classroom and teacher effectiveness and appropriateness.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8050 4:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. WILLIAMS williare@lasc.edu 2/10/2014 6/8/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8011 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE D. MCCANE liccwidd@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


COMMUNICATION STUDIES 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.


8039 / CANCELLED


COMMUNICATION STUDIES 121 3.00 Units
THE PROCESS OF INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This is an advanced course in the analysis of the principles and significance of interpersonal social interactions in all areas of life. Perception, building positive relationships, personal disclosure, self-fulfilling prophecies, effective listening, communication apprehension, verbal and non-verbal communication, the impact of gender and culture on communication, expressing emotion, assertiveness, aggression, and conflict management will be examined.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7749 3:35 hrs/wk ONLINE P. FIFE pamela_fife@yahoo.com 3/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8149 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8160 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE L. HABEL habellowell@hotmail.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8161 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE B. LEMONDS lemondb@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


COMMUNICATION STUDIES 151 3.00 Units
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION (UC:CSU)


NOTE: UC credit limits: 1 course from 104, 121, 151. DESCRIPTION: This course focuses on the skills necessary for effective communication in small group discussions. Topics covered include creative decision making, conflict management, anger management, leadership, group think, problem solving and the nature of power.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8174 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE W. BUCHYNSKI buchynb@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8176 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE F. SMITH smithng@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 901 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND THEIR USE (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: The course introduces students to fundamental 'Computer Literacy' concepts. Students will learn to use Windows 7 on the PC-compatible computers as well as MS Office 2013, a word processing program (MS WORD), a spreadsheet program (MS EXCEL), MS PowerPoint and Database (MS Access). This class is intended for students requiring 'hands-on' knowledge of computer applications. This class will be accepted as a prerequisite for all advanced applications classes listed under CSIT and CAOT.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8021 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. TITUS titusc@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8184 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE D. MATSUNO matsund@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

8338 / CANCELLED


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 902 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE (UC:CSU)


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

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8022 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 912 3.00 Units
APPLE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT


RECOMMENDED: Any object oriented programming language like C++ or Java. DESCRIPTION: This class uses tools and APIs required to build applications for the iPhone platform using the iPhone SDK. User interface designs for mobile devices and unique user interactions using multitouch technologies. Object-oriented design using model-view-controller pattern, memory management, Objective-C programming language. iPhone APIs and tools including Xcode, Interface Builder and Instruments on Mac OS X. The class will also introduce the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) that allows developers to create applications for the Android platform.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8032 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE Y. YUEN YuenY@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8035 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PATIL patilA@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8016 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE M. PATEL PatelM@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8015 4:10 hrs/wk ONLINE L. WANG wangL2@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8026 4:10 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 953 3.00 Units
DATABASE MANAGEMENT USING ORACLE


RECOMMENDED: CS 933 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course will use Oracle to provide a rich environment for illustrating multi-user and client/server database concepts, such as managing concurrent users and sharing database resources, and allows users to develop database applications in a production environment using the database developer utilities. This course also addresses database development activities including using SQL commands to create tables and insert, update, delete, and view date values.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8075 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE M. PATEL PatelM@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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


RECOMMENDED: CS 934 or equivalent experience. Students are encouraged to take CS 992 Hardware Hands-on Lab concurrently. DESCRIPTION: This course covers network topics in CompTIA Network+ certification exam. It serves as a general introduction for students who need a foundation in computer networking technology, local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs). It covers network media, topology, network architecture, wired and wireless network standards and protocols. This course is a required prerequisite to enter WLAC's Computer Security training program.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8025 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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


RECOMMENDED: CS 934 and CS 965 (or equivalent experience). DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the basic concepts of computer security. Students will learn a full range of security concepts & techniques and apply them to the most popular operating systems and applications used today. Topics include network vulnerabilities, access control, cryptography & public key infrastructure, auditing & intrusion detection, network & communication security. Lab simulation involves security settings on Client/Server OS. This course is designed to help candidates prepare to complete CompTIA Security+ certification. It is also one of the courses leading to degree/certificate in Network & Security Management.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8027 4:10 hrs/wk ONLINE A.CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8029 4:10 hrs/wk ONLINE M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8191 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8062 4:10 hrs/wk ONLINE M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8024 1:05 hrs/wk ONLINE C. SERMENO sermenoc@gmail.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8028 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE K. CAMPBELL kaycera99@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8249 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. MABSOUT mabsouRK@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8058 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8304 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE B. SEKIYOBA sekiyobe03@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7714 3:35 hrs/wk ONLINE M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 3/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8033 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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).


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8023 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7715 11:50 ONLINE J. STERN sternjc@wlac.edu 2/17/2014 3/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8246 11:50 hrs/wk ONLINE J. STERN sternjc@wlac.edu 5/5/2014 5/23/2014


ENGLISH 021 3.00 Units
ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS (NDA)


PREREQUISITE: Taking the English Assessment Test for appropriate placement. DESCRIPTION: English 21 is a reading and writing course that gives students practice in developing clear compositions as they respond to a variety of reading materials.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8034 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE N. LINCKE-IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8078 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE E. SZOSTAK erikaszostak@gmail.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8002 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8038 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8040 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8041 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


ENGLISH 094 3.00 Units
INTENSIVE GRAMMAR REVIEW


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8042 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE H. BAILEY HOFMAN baileyhh@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8044 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. SPRAGUE spragurl@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8045 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE N. LINCKE-IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8046 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. SPRAGUE spragurl@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8048 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE H. VISHWANADHA hvishwanadha@gmail.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8049 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE S. LYONS-BURNS lyonsburns101@yahoo.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8092 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE S. LYONS-BURNS lyonsburns101@yahoo.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7716 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE H. BAILEY HOFMAN baileyhh@wlac.edu 3/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8202 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE K. MANNER Mannerke@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8342 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE K. BOUTRY BoutryK@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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


PREREQUISITE: English 101 with a grade of 'C' or better. DESCRIPTION: This course, which meets the transfer critical thinking requirement, is designed to develop transfer-ready critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in English 101. Based on college-level readings, the course will focus on the development of logical reasoning and analytical and argumentative writing skills with a minimum of 10000 words of student writing submitted over the semester.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8051 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. WILLIAMS williaR@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8052 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE B. GOLDBERG goldberg@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8204 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE H. VISHWANADHA hvishwanadha@gmail.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8055 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE J. PILARO pilaroj@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8326 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE K. BOUTRY BoutryK@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


ENGLISH 127 3.00 Units
CREATIVE WRITING (UC:CSU)


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8060 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE N. LINCKE IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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


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

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8066 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. WILLIAMS williaR@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8209 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE M. FRANKS FranksMA@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8089 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8057 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8243 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


FINANCE 002 3.00 Units
INVESTMENTS (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course provides the tools that the student can use to make smart investment decisions. By utilizing these tools, the student will have the foundation to analyze any type of investment. Beyond the general analytical tools, the course covers investments in stocks, bonds, mutual funds and real estate.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8069 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE D. ELRINGTON dwelrington@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


FINANCE 008 3.00 Units
PERSONAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENTS (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This is a life-changing course which should be taken by anyone who wishes to be financially secure. This course teaches smart decision-making, using the 'time value of money' as a tool to understand the dynamics of everyday personal financial decisions. It develops techniques for financial planning, achieving goals, debt management, saving, spending, insurance and retirement, as well as exploring financial investment, real property, estate and tax planning.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8063 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE S. BURGH sburghedu@sbcglobal.net 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8064 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. SHACKELFORD rshacke@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8090 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. SHACKELFORD rshacke@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8068 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. SHACKELFORD rshacke@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


FRENCH 101 1.00 Units
FRENCH LANGUAGE LABORATORY (CSU)

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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8100 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE M. ROCCA roccama@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section 8100 will be held in the language lab on first floor of the HLRC
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GEOLOGY 001 3.00 Units
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (UC:CSU)


NOTE: Geology 1 and Geology 6 taken together fulfill a laboratory science course. DESCRIPTION: Minerals, rock types, geologic landforms, volcanoes, earthquakes, and continental drift are emphasized.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8053 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE B. WOLDEHAIMANOT woldehB@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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. .


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8073 4:10 hrs/wk ONLINE K. OLESCYSKI OlescyK@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8009 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. LULEJIAN Lulejian@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8054 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. LULEJIAN Lulejian@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8072 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE B. PFIFFNER BCPFiffner@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8074 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE J. RAACK raackjd@hotmail.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8114 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE H. FISHER fisher.wlac@hotmail.com 2/10/2014 3/22/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8217 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE J. KUCKREJA kuckreja@lavc.edu 2/10/2014 3/22/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8076 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE H. FISHER fisher.wlac@hotmail.com 4/28/2014 6/8/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8077 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE J. RAACK raackjd@hotmail.com 4/28/2014 6/8/2014


HEALTH OCCUPATIONS 061 3.00 Units
MEDICAL INSURANCE


DESCRIPTION: In this course students learn the different types of health insurance and billing procedures including procedure codes, international classification of diseases and clinical modifications.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8085 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE Y. BOGHOS Boghosy@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


HISTORY 011 3.00 Units
POLITICAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: A survey of political, economic, cultural and foreign policy areas of America from its roots in Europe through Reconstruction.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8056 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE N. AUSTIN AustinN@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8082 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE J. KOLKEY kolkeyjm@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


HOSPITALITY 303 3.00 Units
HOTEL FRONT OFFICE OPERATIONS


DESCRIPTION: In this course you'll become familiar with hotel front office. Among topics covered will be front desk operations, departmental organization, industry terminology, front office accounting, customer service, interpersonal skills, decision-making skills, and teamwork.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8030 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE N. BOLES bolesnk@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


HOSPITALITY 340 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL FOOD SERVICE


DESCRIPTION: Provides a comprehensive introduction to food service operations with the foundation for making smart decisions in food and beverage operations. Whether operating your own services or working for an established company, the course provides the basics needed for budgeting, inventory control, management techniques, safety and more.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8031 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE N. BOLES bolesnk@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


HUMANITIES 030 3.00 Units
THE BEGINNINGS OF CIVILIZATION (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This survey of cultural heritage of Western Civilization, from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece to the early Renaissance, presents a history of cultures and values with emphasis on artistic, literary, musical, religious and philosophical traditions using a wide variety of audio/visual materials.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8070 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PARSA parsaa@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8213 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE J. PROVOST provosjg@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8084 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE V. NICHOLAS ProfVCNicholas@yahoo.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8094 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE M. KAZADI kazadim@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8346 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE N. JACOBSON jacobsn@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8093 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE N. JACOBSON jacobsn@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


LEARNING SKILLS 073 1.00 Unit
ONLINE GRAMMAR AND WRITING LAB


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.


8097 / CANCELLED

8098 / CANCELLED


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


DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to the concept of information literacy (also referred to as information competency) as it impacts their academic efforts as well as their lives beyond education. The course also shows students how to leverage efficient methods of library research. Students will learn various strategies to select appropriate resources and to research, refine, and write a thesis about a selected topic. They will learn how to find and evaluate information from a variety of print and non-print resources and evaluate these items according to purpose, authority, relevance, accuracy, and currency. Students will learn to search effectively online catalogs, periodical and research databases, and the internet to find books, articles, web sites, and other types of source material for their selected topics. The capstone project for the class is a paper with an annotated bibliography, devised according to accepted standards of source referencing. This class is UC and CSU transferable and available for Honors credit.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8106 1:05 hrs/wk ONLINE K. LEE profken@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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


DESCRIPTION: This course discusses the importance of information literacy (aka information competency), plagiarism, copyright, intellectual property, in academic research and life-long education. Students learn how to search and find relevant printed and electronic resources in academic and public libraries. Students will also learn how to cite both printed and electronic resources using appropriate documentation styles (e.g. MLA). This class is UC and CSU transferable and available for Honors credit.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8111 4:15 hrs/wk ONLINE J. CHOW prochowonline@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


LIBRARY SCIENCE 104 1.00 Unit
ADVANCED INTERNET RESEARCH (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course offers insights into advanced Internet search strategies. Students learn to use Internet tools, Web browsers, Online search strategies (e.g. Search Engines, Directory, and Meta Search Engines). Academic research (e.g. online catalog, online indexes, online database, virtual libraries). Students learn how to evaluate and cite Internet resources using the Modern Language Association and other documentation style. Internet security, Netiquette, Mailing lists, Newsgroups, Real-Time chat, Multimedia attachment, VoIP, eFAX, Webpage and Blogs are also covered in the course. This class is CSU transferable and available for Honors credit.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8112 3:10 hrs/wk ONLINE J. CHOW prochowonline@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


MANAGEMENT 001 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (CSU)


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8067 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE L. HARRIS harrisLL@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8141 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE L. LESLIE lesliell@wlac.edU 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


MARKETING 001 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF SELLING (CSU)


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8115 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE T. MATOSIC matociT@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


MARKETING 021 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course provides an intensive study of concepts and strategies on which the field of marketing is based. Emphasis will be on product, distribution, promotion and pricing decisions. Additional topics are sales forecasting, domestic and international markets, personal selling, marketing legislation and the environmental factors impact marketing.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8116 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE C. BRAY brayce@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8123 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE K. FESTINGER professorimprov@sbcglobal.net 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8186 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE J. SWEENEY sweeneyj@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8125 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. SWEENEY cpspiano@msn.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8086 2:10 hrs/wk ONLINE H. YOUNG younghp@wlac.edu 2/17/2014 6/8/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8087 2:20 hrs/wk ONLINE A. ABRAHAM aabrahampd@gmail.com 2/24/2014 6/8/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8127 4:15 hrs/wk ONLINE T. JONES joneste@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8179 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE S. ROUZAN srouzanwlac@gmail.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8198 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE A. NAREZ ACOSTA narezaa@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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


RECOMMENDED: Personal Development 005 should be taken prior to Personal Development 040. DESCRIPTION: This course will examine issues related to higher education that impact student success. Topics will include an overview of academic success skills, value and purpose of higher education, diversity in higher education, learning styles and memory, WLAC college policies and resources, health and wellness issues, decision making, factors that impact lifelong learning, effective oral, interpersonal and written communication strategies, critical thinking, career exploration and educational planning.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8178 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. NAREZ ACOSTA narezaa@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8135 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE S. ROUZAN srouzanwlac@gmail.com 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8180 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE P. BANDAY bandayPG@wlac.edu 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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


DESCRIPTION: Study of problems of knowledge, metaphysics, science, and religion. This course examines such questions as the existence of God, the problem of evil, the nature of the soul, and the origin of knowledge.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7723 3:35 hrs/wk ONLINE R. KAPLAN KaplanRH@wlac.edu 3/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8350 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE V. SCHULZ schulzv@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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 propositional logic, formal and informal fallacies. Excellent for LSAT.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8088 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. MAYOCK mayockr@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8136 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE R. MAYOCK mayockr@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8164 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8132 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8133 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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 Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7725 3:35 hrs/wk ONLINE C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 3/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8079 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8354 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


PSYCHOLOGY 002 3.00 Units
BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (UC:CSU)


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8145 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. BALDWIN-SWEETMAN amybsweetman@gmail.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


PSYCHOLOGY 014 3.00 Units
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course deals with maladaptive behavior of human beings. Topics covered include history of abnormal psychology, classifications, clinical frameworks, causal factors, treatment and outcomes of mental illness, assessment utilizing the DSM-IV, therapy, and prevention. Major categories of mental disorders are presented including mood, anxiety, stress, somatoform, dissociative, psychosexual, personality, and schizophrenia.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8080 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


PSYCHOLOGY 041 3.00 Units
LIFE-SPAN PSYCHOLOGY: FROM INFANCY TO OLD AGE (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course presents the psychological development of the person from the prenatal stage through old age and death. Emphasis is placed on theories and their application to the behavioral, cognitive, social, and interconnectedness of all stages of life.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8081 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE M. WALBRIDGE wellswalbridge@outlook.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


REAL ESTATE 001 3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES (CSU)


NOTE: Required for salesperson's license. DESCRIPTION: This beginning course in real estate fundamentals is required for the real estate salesperson's license and is highly recommended as a foundation course in real estate. Real estate economics, terminology and definitions, real estate law, ownership rights, real estate investment and career opportunities, as well as other subjects vital to a basic understanding of real estate are covered.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8163 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE L. HOWELL instructorhowell@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


REAL ESTATE 003 3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE PRACTICES (CSU)


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8138 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE N. WEBSTER WebsterProfN@aol.com 4/14/2014 6/8/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8167 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PORTER PorterAE@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


REAL ESTATE 009 3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL I (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course emphasizes the theory, principles and methods used in the valuation of various types of properties. Cost, market and income approaches are examined in great detail. Land and building residual techniques are also presented. An appraisal report on a single-family residence is usually required.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8071 6:30 hrs/wk ONLINE F. ELAHI fazelahi@yahoo.com 2/10/2014 4/6/2014


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8197 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE J. RATKOVICH ratkovj@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


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


DESCRIPTION: Fundamentals of Spanish pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, and culture. Stresses the ability to understand, read, write, and speak simple Spanish. Instructors will assign 16-18 hours of lab assignments as part of this class. Students taking this class on-campus will complete 16-18 hours of lab work for these courses in the first floor of the HLRC Building. Students taking this class online will complete 16-18 hours of lab work online. Students must also enroll in the corequisite section #8151_ Spanish 101, Lab.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8144 5:25 hrs/wk ONLINE N. JACINTO jacinton@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8366 5:25 hrs/wk ONLINE N. JACINTO jacinton@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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


COREQUISITES: Spanish 1, 2, 3 or 4.
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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8151 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE N. JACINTO jacinton@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8370 2:05 hrs/wk ONLINE N. JACINTO jacinton@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


SUPERVISED LEARNING ASSISTANCE (001T) 0.00 Units

DESCRIPTION: No-cost academic help in a variety of subject matters. Students work one-on-one or in small groups with tutor-coaches. All tutoring/learning assistance/academic coaching is FREE to West students.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8961 20:00 hrs/wk ONLINE J. CHOW ChowJC@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section #8961 is for online general subject Tutoring.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8970 20:00 hrs/wk ONLINE J. CHOW ChowJC@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8971 20:00 hrs/wk ONLINE J. CHOW ChowJC@wlac.edu 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

Section #8971 is an online writing lab.


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8374 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE M. ZURLA foremost@pacbell.net 2/10/2014 6/9/2014

ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


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.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8158 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE M. ZURLA foremost@pacbell.net 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


TRAVEL 110 3.00 Units
APOLLO COMPUTER RESERVATIONS


DESCRIPTION: Hands-on experience with the APOLLO computer system, one of the two systems most widely used by travel agents and the airlines. Learn to make airline reservations, build passenger name records, and price itineraries.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8170 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE P. MIELE pfmiele@sbcglobal.net 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


TRAVEL 115 3.00 Units
SABRE COMPUTER RESERVATIONS


DESCRIPTION: Hands on experience with the SABRE computer system, one of the two systems most widely used by travel agents and the airlines. Learn to make airline reservations, build passenger name records, and price itineraries.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8171 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE P. MIELE pfmiele@sbcglobal.net 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


TRAVEL 130 3.00 Units
GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA, HAWAII, AND THE CARIBBEAN


DESCRIPTION: In this course, you'll become familiar with the major attractions, tourist centers, climate patterns, lodging choices, travel options and traveler motivations for North America, Hawaii and the Caribbean.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8172 3:15 hrs/wk ONLINE J. COLEMAN jason@professoroftravel.com 2/10/2014 6/9/2014


TRAVEL 300 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to the hospitality industry. The course will give students an overview of careers in hotels, resorts, restaurants, private clubs and in institutional settings. Emphasis is placed on leadership, communication, training, performance appraisal, motivation, decision making and planning. Students will learn how knowledge of duties, organization, marketing and revenue sources will open world-wide opportunities in this growing industry.

8173 / CANCELLED


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