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Spring 2017 Online 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 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8309 A. MORGAN morganaz@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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7700 G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 2/21/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8000 G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8001 C. DANIEL DanielCV@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login
Course Exams are Proctored Electronically. Computer Video Camera with Audio Required.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8118 G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8146 C. DANIEL DanielCV@wlac.edu 3/6/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login
Course Exams are Proctored Electronically. Computer Video Camera with Audio Required.


8151 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8009 K. FARMER farmerkb@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8043 A. MORGAN morganaz@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8119 A. VALDIVIA valdiva@wlac.edu 3/6/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8237 L. YBARRA ybarra.college@earthlink.net 3/6/2017 6/4/2017


ACCOUNTING 015 3.00 Units
TAX ACCOUNTING I (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This is a course on preparation of Federal and California individual tax returns with emphasis on basic concepts, current tax law requirements, and recent changes.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8019 M. LU wlacacct2@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8017 E. PAYMAH acctg25wlac@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8004 C. STAPLETON stapleb@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8143 C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8095 C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 003 3.00 Units
LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: A careful study of the kinds and degrees of evidence and the rules governing the admissibility of evidence in court is made.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8142 S. KATZ katzsj@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8274 C. STAPLETON stapleb@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8012 C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


8304 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8005 G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7576 G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8006 C. FLOURNOY-WILLIAMS williaCF@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 160 3.00 Units
POLICE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: The effect of the organizational structure and administrative procedure on the implementation of police functions, career advancement and leadership and morale as a law enforcement employer.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8036 S. FOGEL fogelsd@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8007 G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8010 C. CHAMBERS Chambecm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8121 Y. BOGHOS boghosy@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8047 Y. BOGHOS boghosy@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8065 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8155 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8224 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8245 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8261 M. GORDON gordonmj@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8303 S. HENNIGER-RENER henninsl@piercecollege.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8247 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8244 D. HEIKKINEN heikkidl@lavc.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7708 M. GORDON GordonMJ@wlac.edu 2/21/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8013 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8108 M. CUNIN BORER cuninbml@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8236 S. HENNIGER-RENER henninsl@piercecollege.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8008 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8059 J. COLE colejt@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8154 D. HARVEY Harveyd@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8190 N. LAVASANI lavasanm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8297 D. HARVEY Harveyd@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8192 S. HAROUNI harouns@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8283 K. HUOTARI westart101@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8205 L. BLAKE lblakeelahi@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8003 J. COLE colejt@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8102 L. BLAKE lblakeelahi@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8183 K. HUOTARI westart101@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8207 K. HUOTARI westart101@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


8122 / CANCELLED

8278 / CANCELLED



ASTRONOMY 001 3.00 Units
ELEMENTARY ASTRONOMY (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: A conceptual survey of the basic principles and science of astronomy. Topics include the history of astronomy, the solar system, the Sun, galaxies, cosmology, and life in the universe.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8187 E. BELL bellea@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8172 E. BELL bellea@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8229 C. JOBE Jobecc@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


8275 / CANCELLED



BASIC SKILLS 005CE 0.00 Units
ACADEMIC GUIDANCE (UC:CSU)


Student success begins with understanding one's current basic skill levels, post-secondary education opportunities, educational and career goals and requirements, and developing a strategy for gaining the necessary knowledge and skills to transition into and complete college credit courses with good grades. Students will research and document their educational and career goals and requirements, develop an action plan to achieve them in a specific time frame, and learn to self-evaluate and reevaluate their progress in implementing their action plan and achieving their goals. From Jobs to Careers assists students to explore careers:
  1. Explore self-assessment. What are your interests and aptitudes that match up well with jobs and careers?
  2. What is the job market like, and how do these jobs lend themselves to careers? Where are these jobs, and how much do they pay?
  3. Suggestions and guidance on how to prepare a resume.
  4. College programs that help students to seek jobs that lead to careers
  5. How to apply and to interview.
  6. How to prepare self-presentation for getting jobs that lead to careers.
  7. What is networking, and how to network online and in person?
  8. What are the elements of LinkedIn, and how to evaluation and sign up for its services?
  9. How to maintain and continuously review and LinkedIn as a place to communicate with others who are seeking jobs and who have jobs; how to continuously look at the job market, how to update your resume and stay current in the job market.
  10. How a little effort each week helps you grow your job into opportunities.
Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8742 J. STEPHENS jeffreystephens25@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8014 M. FINN finnMD@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8037 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8109 J. VANDERPOOL vanderj@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8147 G. DEMONER demonegd@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8165 J. LAURIN laurinjl@lahc.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8308 G. DEMONER demonegd@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017 Link to Canvas Login
ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)



BUSINESS 005 3.00 Units
BUSINESS LAW 1 (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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8091 B. FRANKS franksb@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8103 G. DEMONER demonegd@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8162 W. VEGA vegawm@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8312 G. GIVHAN lamaestra19@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login
ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)



BUSINESS 031 3.00 Units
BUSINESS ENGLISH (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course offers an intensive review of the techniques and mechanics of English: grammar, sentence structure, business vocabulary, capitalization, punctuation, various business letter styles, proofreaders' symbols, and website reference tools as specifically applied to the field of business. NOTE: Required of all Business and CAOT majors.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8126 T. MCCASKILL mccaskta@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8220 G. DEMONER demonegd@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7703 T. MCCASKILL mccaskta@wlac.edu 2/21/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8104 S. BELLAMY shericebellamy@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8113 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8255 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8061 J. VANDERPOOL vanderj@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8279 K. SMITH SmithKL2@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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, 7, 8, 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8018 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8063 K. BAKEER Bakeerkn@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8140 R. MONROE monroerL@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8258 G. PRICE glpwlac@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 002 3.00 Units
EARLY CHILDHOOD: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES (CSU)


PREREQUISITE: Verification of an annual tuberculosis test. NOTE: This course is a prerequisite for Child Development 3, 4, 7, 8, 22 and 23. Required for Teaching Permit. DESCRIPTION: The student becomes aware of various types of educational programs available to children ages 0-8 years of age. The student will be exposed to career opportunities, the role and responsibilities of a teacher and age appropriate curriculum in Early Childhood programs. The student will study the field from historical and cultural perspectives. The student will study the curriculum components and teaching modalities that are critical in an early learning program.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8093 V. NESIA Nesiav@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8282 R. MONROE monroerL@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8083 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8131 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8189 K. BIMBER bimberkr@lacitycollege.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8094 D. GALLEGOS gallegd@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8153 D. GALLEGOS gallegd@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8240 D. GALLEGOS gallegd@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


CHILD DEVELOPMENT 034 3.00 Units
OBSERVING AND RECORDING CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOR (CSU)


RECOMMENDED: Child Development 1, 2, 3, 4, and 11. DESCRIPTION: This course includes observing, recording and interpreting children's behavior in a variety of settings. Emphasis is placed on learning to use different tools for assessment of children's growth and development. Students are exposed to a variety of behavioral and environmental assessment tools and are given observation projects to practice utilizing the instruments.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8182 K. KELLEY Kelleykm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8280 E. EVANS evansE@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8281 E. EVANS evansE@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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


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


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8208 S. FIELDS fieldsst@lasc.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8273 S. FIELDS fieldsst@lasc.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8272 M. SMITH smithmh@lasc.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8050 R. WILLIAMS williare@lasc.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


CINEMA 003 3.00 Units
HISTORY OF MOTION PICTURES (UC:CSU)


NOTE: Same as Theater 505. DESCRIPTION: History of the development of motion pictures from their beginnings to the present day.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
7585 M. HARRISON HarrisM@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8203 L. CASSER CasserL@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8307 L. CASSER CasserL@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
9504 J. STEPHENS jeffreystephens25@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


CINEMA 107 3.00 Units
UNDERSTANDING MOTION PICTURES (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: An analysis of the elements that make film an art form, including visual composition, color, music, acting, editing, lighting, story and sound. This course includes regular screenings of classic and contemporary motion pictures.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8242 I. ELMI ishma70@hotmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8252 E. NELSON ericnelson290@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8011 D. MCCANE liccwidd@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8129 L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8149 B. BUCHYNSKI buchynb@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8160 F. SMITH smithng@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8161 P. FIFE pamela_fife@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8219 B. LEMONDS lemondb@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8215 P. FIFE pamela_fife@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8174 L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8176 L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8214 L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


CAOT 023C 1.00 UNIT
LEGAL SECRETARIAL PROCEDURES IC (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This program prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to perform secretarial duties and assume specific responsibilities in a legal office.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8026 P. MORRIS Morrispw@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


CAOT 084 3.00 Units
MICROCOMPUTER OFFICE APPLICATIONS: WORD PROCESSING (CSU)


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

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8020 C. TITUS titusc@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


CO SCI 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8105 C. TITUS titusc@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8184 D. MATSUNO matsund@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8227 M. APIGO ApigoMJ@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8228 P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


CO SCI 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/Visual Basic 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8022 A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8231 P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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


PREREQUISITE: CS 902. 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8035 A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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


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


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8016 M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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


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


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8015 K. TAIRA ktaira@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login

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


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


DESCRIPTION: Students will learn to develop a dynamic, interactive (E-Commerce/business) website using software such as PHP and MySQL. This course introduces electronic commerce, E-Commerce/business concepts and technology, development and integration of PHP and MySQL into an E-Commerce/business website, online catalog, and website security. This course also focuses on the development of dynamic, interactive website pages.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8232 E. BITAR bitare@lavc.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


CO SCI 939 3.00 Units
PROGRAMMING IN C (UC:CSU)


PREREQUISITE: CSIT 902 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: This course introduces object-oriented programming in the C++ language using the Visual C++ compiler. It is assumed that students understand fundamental algorithm design. This course concentrates on the C++ language and object-oriented programming.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8100 P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 2/21/2017 6/4/2017

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


CO SCI 953 3.00 Units
DATABASE MANAGEMENT USING ORACLE (CSU)


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8075 M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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


CO SCI 955 3.00 Units
PROGRAMMING FOR MOBILE APPLICATION (CSU)


RECOMMENDED: Any object oriented programming language. DESCRIPTION: This course provides students with a solid grounding in the fundamentals of Apple application development. Students will learn how to create applications to deploy and run on Apple devices such as iPod, iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. The xCode IDE will be introduced in the class and student will learn to use Cocoa Touch Programming technique and Objective-C 2.0 Object-Oriented programming language to write software to run under iOS and develop their programs.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8030 Y. YUEN YuenY@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

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


CO SCI 962 4.00 Units
WEB PROGRAMMING USING JAVASCRIPT (CSU)


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

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8084 M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 3/6/2017 6/4/2017

Optional on-campus final exam will be available for students interested in Publisher's Certification.


CO SCI 965 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER NETWORKS (CSU)


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8025 S. KAMI kamisa@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

Optional on-campus final exam will be available for students interested in Publisher's Certification.


8074 / CANCELLED



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


PREREQUISITE: 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. CS980 and CS985 are 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8027 A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login

Optional on-campus final exam will be available for students interested in Publisher's Certification.


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


CO SCI 982 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT SERVER OPERATING SYSTEM


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8029 M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


CO SCI 984 3.00 Units 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS ACTIVE DIRECTORY SERVICES


RECOMMENDED: CS 982 and CS 983 (or equivalent experience). DESCRIPTION: This is the third and final course 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 advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with ADFS and Workplace Join. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, which is the third of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8191 M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


CO SCI 990 3.00 Units
OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING IN JAVA (UC:CSU)


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

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8021 A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8086 H. YOUNG younghp@wlac.edu 2/14/2017 6/4/2017

Section 8086 is intended to assist students with over 35 Units to prepare for the transfer process.

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.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8087 T. JONES joneste@wlac.edu 2/21/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8127 A. ABRAHAM aabrahampd@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8179 B. ROBINSON robinsba@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8198 A. NAREZ ACOSTA narezaa@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


COUNSELING 040 3.00 Units
COLLEGE SUCCESS SEMINAR (UC:CSU)


RECOMMENDED: Counseling 005 should be taken prior to Counseling 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8135 S. ROUZAN srouzanwlac@gmail.com 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8178 A. NAREZ ACOSTA narezaa@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8180 P. BANDAY BandayPG@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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


PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 115 or higher. 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8028 K. CAMPBELL kaycera99@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8130 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8249 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8320 B. SEKIYOBA sekiyobe03@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017 Link to Canvas Login
ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8305 A. MONTES montesa@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


8259 / CANCELLED

8058 / CANCELLED


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


PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 115 or higher. 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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
7714 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 2/21/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8173 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


8033 / CANCELLED

8306 / CANCELLED

ECONOMICS 010 3.00 Units
ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (CSU)


A survey of the economic development of the United States emphasizing a topical approach rather than strict chronology. Emphasizes the causes of growth in the American economy and how the economy today continues to be influenced by events from the past. Consideration is given to European backgrounds and the rise of capitalism, the evolving and technological nature of the economy as applied to agriculture, industry, commerce, the labor movement, business cycles, principles of national and California State constitutional and local government structures, functioning and economic legislation, and other essential economic relationships. Recommended for economics, social science, humanities, general education, and business majors.

8277 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8023 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


EDUCATION 230 1.00 Unit
ONLINE STUDENT SUCCESS LAB


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8246 J. STERN SternJC@wlac.edu 5/1/2017 5/19/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8034 N. LINCKE-IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8298 L. SANDERS Sanderl@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8002 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8038 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8040 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8041 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8221 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


ENGLISH 094 3.00 Units
INTENSIVE GRAMMAR REVIEW (NDA)


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

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8042 H. BAILEY-HOFMANN baileyhh@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


8286 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8044 R. SPRAGUE spragurl@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8045 N. LINCKE-IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8046 R. SPRAGUE spragurl@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8049 S. LYONS-BURNS lyonsburns101@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8078 K. JONES JonesK@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8092 N. LINCKE-IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8156 H. BAILEY-HOFMANN baileyhh@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8216 L. CORDOVA cordovLA@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8218 H. VISHWANADHA hvishwanadha@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8324 S. LYONS-BURNS lyonsburns101@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 3/29/2017
ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8222 L. CORDOVA cordovLA@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017

8090 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8195 H. VISHWANADHA hvishwanadha@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8202 L. SANDERS Sanderl@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8293 S. CHRISTENSON christs@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8299 N. LINCKE-IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7721 K. BOUTRY BoutryK@wlac.edu 2/21/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8051 J. PILARO pilaroj@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8052 R. SANDOWICZ SandowR@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8055 J. PILARO pilaroj@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8193 S. SETKA setkasn@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8204 K. JONES JonesK@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8287 K. DAWSON kdkathdawson2@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8328 S. SETKA setkasn@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login
ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8223 K. BOUTRY BoutryK@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


ENGLISH 127 3.00 Units
CREATIVE WRITING (UC:CSU) (RPT 3)


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8060 N. LINCKE-IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


8194 / CANCELLED



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


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

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8181 K. QUITSCHAU quitscK@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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


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

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8136 N. SANDER sandern@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login

8032 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8057 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8067 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8089 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8243 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


8332 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8069 D. ELRINGTON dwelrington@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8168 S. BURGH profburgh@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 201 3.00 Units
FIRE PROTECTION ORGANIZATION (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Introduction to fire protection; career opportunities, philosophy and history, organization and functions, local government, laws and regulations, fire chemistry and physics, strategy and tactics.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8270 A. McKNIGHT chiefmck@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8269 A. McKNIGHT chiefmck@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 205 3.00 Units
FIRE BEHAVIOR AND COMBUSTION (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Study of fire chemistry and physics. For public safety departments and other agencies that cross train law enforcement and fire suppression personnel.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8068 A. McKNIGHT chiefmck@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8053 B. WOLDEHAIMANOT woldehB@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8188 B. WOLDEHAIMANOT woldehB@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8031 K. OLESCYSKI OlescyK@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8062 M. HOREJS horejsmb@wlac.edu 4/24/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8072 J. RAACK raackJD@hotmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8076 H. FISHER fisher.wlac@hotmail.com 4/24/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8077 M. SMITH smithmm@wlac.edu 4/24/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8114 M. SMITH smithmm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/18/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8150 B. PFIFFNER BCPFiffner@yahoo.com 4/24/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8217 J. KUCKREJA kuckreja@lavc.edu 2/6/2017 3/18/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
7611 J. HENDERSON Henderjh@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8296 A. LULEJIAN Lulejian@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


8054 / CANCELLED

8073 / CANCELLED

8152 / CANCELLED

8212 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8085 Y. BOGHOS Boghosy@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


HISTORY 002 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN CIVILIZATION II (UC:CSU)


NOTE: History 1 is not a prerequisite for History 2. DESCRIPTION: A survey of major political, economic, cultural, and foreign relations areas in Western Civilization from the Seventeenth Century to the present.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8096 K. MARKMAN Markmak@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8056 N. AUSTIN AustinN@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8137 J. KOLKEY kolkeyjm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8196 D. SMITH SmithDc@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8256 D. SMITH SmithDc@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8336 G. CHEE Cheege@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017 Link to Canvas Login
ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8230 J. FRYKENBERG frykenjs@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8082 A. PARSA parsaa@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8199 D. SMITH SmithDc@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8200 D. SMITH SmithDc@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8238 D. SMITH SmithDc@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


HISTORY 029 3.00 Units
ASIAN CIVILIZATION: THE MIDDLE EAST (UC:CSU)


An introductory survey course of the modern Middle East emphasizing the political and social development of Islamic culture. The course deals with the life and teachings of Muhammad, the development of the Islamic faith, and its interaction with various cultures and religions in the West.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8248 A. PARSA parsaa@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


HISTORY 044 3.00 Units
THE MEXICAN AMERICAN IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES II (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: A survey of U.S. History from the end of the Civil War to the present time, with special emphasis on the Mexican-American in the social, economic and political development of American civilization. Included is a continued survey of the United States Constitution.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8115 D. SMITH SmithDc@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


HOSPITALITY 135 3.00 Units
MEETING EVENT AND CONVENTION PLANNING


DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to meeting, event and convention planning including the scope of the industry, and its relationship to other parts of the tourism, travel and hospitality industries. Students will be prepared to plan, promote and operate programs for meetings, conventions and incentive groups, including site selection, pricing, entertainment, supplier negotiations, and the use of technology for registration.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8039 J. COLEMAN colemajc@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


HOSPITALITY 302 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO HOTEL/MOTEL OPERATIONS


DESCRIPTION: This course helps open the doors to opportunities and start you on your way to a rewarding career. Course offers an overview of Hotel classifications, accommodations, front and back office operations. Logistics, accounting, the food and beverage division, hotel engineering, industry terminology and relationships with other parts of the tourism and hospitality industries.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8097 N. BOLES bolesnk@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


HOSPITALITY 310 3.00 Units
HOSPITALITY SALES


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


8098 / CANCELLED


HOSPITALITY 330 3.00 Units
MANAGING TECHNOLOGY AND E-COMMERCE


DESCRIPTION: The internet is an emerging force in the hospitality industry, and this course will give the student the knowledge necessary to compete effectively in the marketplace. In this course emphasis is placed on providing a thorough understanding of how e-marketing, e-commerce and online information will be one of the most important areas of the hospitality industry in the coming years. Among the topics covered are definitions of e-terms, e-commerce models, software, business-to-business marketing and online information distribution.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8024 N. BOLES bolesnk@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8070 A. TAYLOR taylora@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8201 A. WINTER winterar@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8213 J. PROVOST provosjg@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8340 A. PARSA parsaa@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017
ACT PROGRAM (open to all students)


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8263 A. WINTER winterar@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


HUMANITIES 031 3.00 Units
PEOPLE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Cultural survey from the 15th century to the present with emphasis upon the intellectual and artistic heritage.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8117 J. PROVOST provosjg@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8250 P. MCDOWELL paulanthropus@cox.net 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8271 L. NOONAN noonanlf@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8226 L. NOONAN noonanlf@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


LEARNING ASSISTANCE, SUPERVISED (001T) 0.00 Units
LEARNING ASSISTANCE, SUPERVISED (NDA) (RPT 9)


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

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8961 T. RUSSELL russeltm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

Section 8961 is for online general subject Tutoring.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8971 T. RUSSELL russeltm@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017

Section 8971 is an online writing lab.


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8106 K. LEE profken101@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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


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


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8110 J. CHOW prochowonline@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8111 J. CHOW prochowonline@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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.


8112 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8099 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8128 L. LESLIE lesliell@wlac.edu 3/6/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8233 K. SMITH SmithKL2@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


MANAGEMENT 006 3.00 Units
PUBLIC RELATIONS (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course covers the basic concepts and fundamentals involved in the organization of a public relations program. Community relations, customer relations, stockholder relations, press relations and special-group relations are emphasized.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8139 L. LESLIE lesliell@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


MANAGEMENT 013 3.00 Units
SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course discusses the challenges of entrepreneurship, and provides the tools to enhance success. The course provides a detailed treatment of strategic planning for small businesses, an in-depth coverage of creating and managing the business, new sources of small business funding, effective decision making, and hands-on experience for creating a business plan.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8234 S. BELLAMY shericebellamy@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8285 S. BELLAMY shericebellamy@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


MARKETING 001 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF SELLING (CSU)


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


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8254 C. BRAY brayce@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8101 L. YBARRA ybarra.college@earthlink.net 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8185 L. YBARRA ybarra.college@earthlink.net 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


8120 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8123 K. FESTINGER professorimprov@sbcglobal.net 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8186 C. COULTER coultece@elac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8239 P. SMALL smallP@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8125 C. SWEENEY cpspiano@msn.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


8302 / CANCELLED


PARALEGAL 041 3.00 Units
CONTRACT LAW FOR PARALEGALS


DESCRIPTION: This course covers the principles, history and sources of contract law; elements of a valid enforceable contract; and contract drafting. Topics include Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial code and the role of the paralegal.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8048 F. ZEXTER zexterfd@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8268 N. JACOBSON jacobsn@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


8170 / CANCELLED


PARALEGAL 044 3.00 Units
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS FOR PARALEGALS


DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to the general principles of corporate and business law with specific focus on the sole proprietorship, general partnership, LLC, LLP, and corporations. Emphasis on the paralegal's role.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8171 F. ZEXTER zexterfd@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8177 N. JACOBSON jacobsn@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


PHILOSOPHY 006 3.00 Units
LOGIC IN PRACTICE (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to foster critical thinking skills, without exclusively appealing to the traditional techniques of formal logic. A number of general issues connected with rational criticism of arguments are explored. These include a discussion of the special features associated with critical thinking in different fields of argumentation and a discussion of fallacies as non-formal failures in the process of reasoning.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8251 R. MAYOCK mayockr@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8295 V. SCHULZ schulzv@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8088 R. MAYOCK mayockr@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8290 C. PALLOTTI pallotc@lavc.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


PHILOSOPHY 020 3.00 Units
ETHICS (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: An inquiry into the nature of morality and ethical theory in both historical and contemporary settings, as they apply to business, the arts, science and medicine. An analysis of traditional moral theories as well as contemporary moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, animal rights, environmental issues and the role of ethics in political and social policy.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
7762 J. PROVOST provosjg@wlac.edu 2/21/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8300 R. KAPLAN KaplanRH@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8132 S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8133 S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8164 S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8169 C. LEE leecb@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8211 D. SUSUKI susukid@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8225 M. GRAHAM mgraham745@aol.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8289 A. JORDON jordanal@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


POLITICAL SCIENCE 060 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO GLOBALIZATION (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Introduction to the phenomenon of globalization from the broad perspectives of economics, governments and conflicts, and cultures and societies. Structured around these three pillars of globalization, this course is designed to provide a framework for understanding the multiple and complex connections that globalization produces among nation-states, non-governmental organizations, and societies around the world with their particular ethnic, cultural and religious groups.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8175 C. LEE leecb@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8079 C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8157 P. JAIN Jainp@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8209 P. JAIN Jainp@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8262 C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8241 P. JAIN Jainp@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8266 Y. SEDGHI gonzalye@lacitycollege.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8145 A. BALDWIN amybsweetman@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8276 A. BALDWIN amybsweetman@gmail.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8257 C. CLEVELAND clevelcs@elac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8080 C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8253 C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8081 P. JAIN Jainp@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8210 C. ZANDERS zanderc@lasc.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8291 P. JAIN Jainp@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8064 M. ROSE markiroselaw@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8284 M. ROSE markiroselaw@yahoo.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


8163 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8138 N. WEBSTER WebsterProfN@aol.com 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8264 L. HOWELL instructorhowell@yahoo.com 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


8159 / CANCELLED


REAL ESTATE 004 3.00 Units
REAL ESTATE OFFICE ADMINISTRATION (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Topics presented in this course include management, leadership, communications, staffing, real estate market analysis, finance, and other topics pertinent to the successful operation of a real estate office. NOTE: This course may be used as an elective toward the California salesperson's license.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8235 G. GIVHAN lamaestra19@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


REAL ESTATE 005 3.00 Units
LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE I (CSU)


NOTE: Required for broker's license, elective for obtaining salesperson's license. DESCRIPTION: This course covers in detail the principles of property ownership and management, with special emphasis on the law as it applies to community property, conveyances, deeds, trust deeds, leases, brokerage activities, liens, homesteads, wills, estates and taxes.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8124 J. CARTER attyjcarter@aol.com 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8311 J. RATKOVICH ratkovj@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8167 D. PILLER deanpiller@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8313 A. PORTER PorterAE@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8071 F. ELAHI ElahiF@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017


REAL ESTATE 014 3.00 Units
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for real estate brokers, salespeople and owners of income-producing properties. Topics covered include the nature and types of property management, organization for management, leases and contracts, rent scheduling, selling of space and techniques of renting, tenant selection and supervision, relations with owners, budgets, purchasing accounts, reports, ethics and legal and professional relationships.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8265 A. PORTER PorterAE@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 3/29/2017 Link to Canvas Login


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8197 J. RATKOVICH ratkovj@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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


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

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8134 M. HARRIS socteach.mjh@gmail.com 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8166 N. HENK HenkNJ@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8206 P. AGUILERA aguilerp@lahc.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8260 T. LANOIX lanoixtr@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8294 O. HERNANDEZ HernanO@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


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.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8144 A. FIGUEROA Figuerab@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8141 S. RUIZ ruizs@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8301 A. FIGUEROA Figuerab@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


8292 / CANCELLED


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 Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8158 M. ZURLA foremost@pacbell.net 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8267 M. ZURLA foremost@pacbell.net 4/10/2017 6/4/2017


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8288 E. FORIER EDIE forierem@wlac.edu 4/10/2017 6/4/2017 Link to Canvas Login


THEATER 305 3.00 Units
INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN FOR THEATRE (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: Students will be offered a survey of scenery, lighting, sound, costumes, makeup, properties, theatrical equipment and construction techniques through demonstration, and laboratory experience. Information is applicable to all formal theatrical applications.


Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
8116 E. FORIER EDIE forierem@wlac.edu 2/6/2017 6/5/2017 Link to Canvas Login


TRAVEL 181 3.00 Units
TOURS AND PACKAGE TRAVEL SALES AND MARKETING (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to selling tours and vacation packages, including the latest trends, itinerary planning, and technologies available to travel consultants. Students will learn how to market and sell tours and packaged travel, how to negotiate and package their own tours, and the principles of tour escorting.

Section Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8107 P. MIELE pfmiele@sbcglobal.net 2/6/2017 6/5/2017


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