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Spring 2017 Hybrid Courses

Priority registration begins on 11/14/16
Continuing student registration begins on 11/17/16
New and returning student registration begins on 12/05/16

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


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All courses will be taught on Etudes unless otherwise indicated.


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, practices, generally accepted accounting principles, financial statements and their analyses and interpretation, assets, liabilities, equity, and the basic forms of business organizations.



8539 / CANCELLED



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 Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8533 6:45 pm - 8:55 pm
4:25 hrs/wk
M GC 430
ONLINE
R. WILLIAMS williaRD@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

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



ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 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 Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8535 9:35am-10:25am
1:10 hrs/wk
TuTh GC 430
ONLINE
C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 005 3.00 Units
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course covers the fundamentals of investigation, crime scene use of scientific aids, interviews and interrogation, case preparation and testifying in court. In addition, the role of the private investigator will be discussed.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8505 5:10pm-6:35pm
4:50 hrs/wk
W GC 430
ONLINE
C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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



ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 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 Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8500 11:10 am - 12:15 pm
5:15 hrs/wk
W GC 430
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

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



ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 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
5:20 hrs/wk
M GC 430
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017

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



ALLIED HEALTH 033 3.00 Units
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (CSU)

PREREQUISITE: English 28. 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
8532 5:10 pm - 9:20 pm
2:35 hrs/wk
M SC 105
ONLINE
Y. BOGHOS boghosy@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/27/2017

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



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 Course Login
8529 6:45pm-10:00pm
3:25 hrs/wk
M GC 130
ONLINE
M. SMITH smithmh@lasc.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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



COMMUNICATION STUDIES 101 3.00 Units
PUBLIC SPEAKING (UC:CSU)


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8544 9:35 am - 12:10 pm
3:35 hrs/wk
W CE 202
ONLINE
L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

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



Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8416 9:00 am - 1:05 pm
3:15 hrs/wk
Sat GC 240
ONLINE
F. SMITH smithng@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017

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



COMMUNICATION STUDIES 121   3.00 Units
PUBLIC SPEAKING (UC:CSU)

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8522 9:35 am - 12:10 pm
3:35 hrs/wk
W GC 410
ONLINE
L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017

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



8528 / CANCELLED



COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 900 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This is an introductory course in robotics; with hands-on experience on building a PARALLAX robot. Students learn about electric motors, servos, sensors, switches, and actuators. Students learn Basic Stamp computer programming and integration into a working robotic unit; including mechanical assembly, connecting electronic components, wiring and soldering, and testing.



8523 / CANCELLED



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 Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8518 9:00 am - 12:20 pm
3:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 225
ONLINE
S. GONSOSKI Gonsossj@email.laccd.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

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



COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 916 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER HARDWARE (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: This class helps students understand hardware topics in CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification exam. Students learn technology of computer hardware such as microprocessor, RAM, BIOS/CMOS, motherboard, power supply, HDD, CD, DVD, video, sound, and printer; how these form a working system; and simple troubleshooting of PC systems. Computer and networking hardware offers hands-on training in state-of-the-art computer hardware and software systems. In this class we will develop skills such as installation and troubleshooting of CPU, hard drives, CD drive, network cards, RAM memory, system controller & the I/O controller, peripherals, etc. Computer safety & maintenance, BIOS & CMOS settings, network cabling and mobile device techniques are also covered. Students are encouraged to take CS916, CS934, CS965 concurrently to prepare for the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification exam.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8508 1:00 pm - 4:05 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
K. CHANDA ChandaKI@lavc.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8537 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 105A
ONLINE
K. CHANDA ChandaKI@lavc.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



8534 / CANCELLED



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 Course Login
8525 6:45pm-10:00pm
1:50 hrs/wk
M CE 105A
ONLINE
K. TAIRA ktaira@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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



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


RECOMMENDED: CS 901 or CS 902 or equivalent experience. RECOMMENDED: Students are encouraged to take CS 965 and CS 916 (Hardware Hands-on Lab) concurrently to complete A+ Network+ training. DESCRIPTION: This course covers operating system topics in the A+ certification exam. It provides students with the technical foundation in current Microsoft operating systems. It covers hands-on experience in OS installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting. It also covers OS command-line interfaces, batch file programming, and windows scripting. This course prepares students to perform operating system support tasks. It is a required prerequisite to enter WLAC's Computer Network and Security Management degree/certificate programs.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8502 9:00am-12:05pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 105A
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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



Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8536 1:30 pm - 4:25 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
M CE 105A
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



8530 / CANCELLED



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 Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8512 9:00 am - 12:05 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 103
ONLINE
A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 938 3.00 Units
WEB APPLICATION PROGRAMMING USING VISUAL BASIC VB.NET (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Web application programming has become very popular. Web applications work on any Web browser without the complexity of installing applications. With very little effort, the programmer can design a screen that holds standard elements such as buttons, check boxes, radio buttons, text boxes, and list boxes. Each of the objects operates as expected, producing a “standard” Web user interface. With the popularity of tablets used in personal and business use, Web application can run on all types of mobile devices that use standard web browsers.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8501 6:45 pm - 8:35 pm
1:10 hrs/wk
Tu CE 103
ONLINE
M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 951 3.00 Units
APPLE ADMINISTRATION (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Apple Administration provides a comprehensive curriculum covering Apple products and technologies. The course includes Apple-developed diagnostic tools to help diagnose and prevent problems on Apple hardware running Mac OS X. The course will also cover the Mac OS X operating system, OS X server installation, Apple architecture, and system components. The course will include setup, configuration, administration, customization and troubleshooting on the OS X server and Apple iPad Platforms. This will also include directory setup, account administration and device management using mobile device manager for desktops and iPads. The foundation provided with the course provides students with the information needed to implement, configure, manage and maintain computer systems, mobile devices and servers running Mac OS X and IOS operating systems. The course will also provide the background needed to become an Apple Certified Support Professional. Each student will be assigned a Mac computer for use during class.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8517 1:00 pm - 4:05 pm
1:05 hrs/wk
Sat CE 103
ONLINE
B. WILLIAMS williab@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 952 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WEB TECHNOLOGIES AND DESIGN (CSU)


RECOMMENDED: CS 901 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course takes students through the developmental phases of web page construction using Dreamweaver. Students will learn everything from basic skills such as creating web pages, tables, and forms, to more advanced skills like using template and CSS, adding media to a web page, and publishing the site on the Internet. This class is the first course in a series for web site development and e-commerce. It is a technical course, not an art course.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8527 6:45 pm - 9:55 pm
3:10 hrs/wk
M CE 103
ONLINE
M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

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



COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 957 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WEB DEVELOPMENT HTML5 & CSS (CSU)


RECOMMENDED: CS 952 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to building dynamic and interactive web pages using modern web programming languages including HTML 5 and CSS (Cascading Style Sheet). This course features hands-on assignments and projects, a step-by-step methodology, as well as additional exercises.



8509 / CANCELLED



COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 967 3.00 Units
ADVANCED LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM AND APPLICATIONS (CSU)


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 - 12:20 pm
0:50 hrs/wk
Sat CE 104
ONLINE
L. WANG Larry.Wang@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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


Students who have equivalent experience and wish to file “prerequisite challenge petition” should obtain the “Prerequisite Challenge Petition Form” here.


COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 972 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO CISCO NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS (CSU)


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


Section 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 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

This section 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 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

This section 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 976 3.00 Units
VSPHERE INSTALL, CONFIGURE, AND MANAGEMENT (CSU)


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 Angeles 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
8520 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
W CE 106A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



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 - 12:25 pm
5:15 hrs/wk
M GC 430
ONLINE
G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

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



COUNSELING 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.



8569 / CANCELLED



COUNSELING 008 2.00 Units
CAREER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: Counseling 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.


8524 / CANCELLED


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


RECOMMENDED: Counseling 008 should be taken prior to Counseling 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
8571 11:10 am - 12:35 pm
1:25 hrs/wk
Tu MSA 010
ONLINE
V. VALLE valleV@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8572 11:10am-12:35pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Tu MSA 012
ONLINE
S. RHABURN Marones@wlac.edu 2/27/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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



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
3:15 hrs/wk
TuTh MSA 012
ONLINE
S. HERDZINA herdzis@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

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


8510 / CANCELLED

8526 / CANCELLED



ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 006A   6.00 Units
COLLEGE ESL VI: WRITING AND GRAMMAR (UC: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 Course Login
8516 9:35am-11:40am
2:05 hrs/wk
MW CE 202
ONLINE
K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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



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.



8521 / CANCELLED

8538 / CANCELLED



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.



8506 / CANCELLED



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
8574 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
3:05 hrs/wk
Th MSA 302
ONLINE
I. NEYMAN neymani@piercecollege.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

This section will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will beheld 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 - 12:40 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Sat GC 330
ONLINE
S. BRENISH brenissj@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



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 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

This section requires mandatory on-campus orientation and exams on Monday afternoons, dates to be announced. Contact instructor for details.


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
F CE 226
ONLINE
M. MIRFATTAH mike@onlineteaching.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

This section requires mandatory on-campus orientation and exams on Friday evenings, dates to be announced.



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
8546 5:45 pm - 7:50 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
Tu GC 430
ONLINE
J. FORBES forbesje@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



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 - 10:10 am
0:50 hrs/wk
Sat MSA 006
ONLINE
P. ARRIOLA arriolP@lacitycollege.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



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

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


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8511 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
3:05 hrs/wk
Th CE 206
ONLINE
N. JACOBSON JacobSN@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

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


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8565 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
1:20 hrs/wk
Tu CE 206
ONLINE
N. JACOBSON JacobSN@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



PARALEGAL 013 3.00 Units
WILLS, TRUSTS, AND PROBATE ADMINISTRATION

PREREQUISITES: Paralegal 10 and English 101. DESCRIPTION: A study of the fundamental principles of the law of wills and trusts, including simple will and trust forms; an examination of the organization and jurisdiction of a California Probate Court; and the administration of estates in California Probate Courts.


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8566 6:45 pm - 8:35 pm
1:10 hrs/wk
W GC 350
ONLINE
V. NICHOLAS drnicholas2@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



PARALEGAL 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 GC 140
ONLINE
A. BATTLE battlea@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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



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

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


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8576 5:45 pm - 9:50 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
Th GC 310
ONLINE
J. LEE LeeJeff@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

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


8578 / CANCELLED


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