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Summer 2014 Hybrid Courses

Priority registration begins on 4/14/14
Continuing student registration begins on 4/17/14
New and returning student registration begins on 5/8/14

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

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Pre-requisites in all subjects will be enforced beginning Summer 2014
Pre-Requisite Information

Dates to Know
2014 Summer/Fall




BIOLOGY 208 3.00 Units
PHARMACOLOGY (CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course presents the general principles of pharmacology including the pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, adverse reactions and contraindications of drugs.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8510 12:40 pm - 2:45 pm
4:10 hrs/wk
MW MSA 005
ONLINE
S. FINK FinkS@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

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


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


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8525 10:20 am - 12:25 pm
4:10 hrs/wk
TuTh CE 225
ONLINE
A. CHIANG chianga@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

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


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


DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to fundamental concepts of computer science and programming. Applications will NOT be taught. Programming will be introduced with the BASIC/PYTHON programming language. This class is intended for Computer Science, Engineering, Math and Science majors. It is a prerequisite for all CSIT programming classes and is acceptable as a prerequisite for application classes

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8527 6:45 pm - 8:50 pm
4:10 hrs/wk
TuTh CE 225
ONLINE
M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

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


COMPUTER SCIENCE-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 991 1.00 Units
COMPUTER LABORATORY


PREREQUISITE: Computer Science Information Technology 972 or equivalent experience. DESCRIPTION: An intermediate to advanced Cisco/MCSE networking lab that provides hands-on opportunities for students to work with Cisco hardware and Microsoft software. Cisco students will work with 2600/2500 series routers and 2900 series switches. Microsoft students will work with Vista and Windows Server. Cisco hardware will be accessible 24/7 over the Internet via NDG Remote Lab software.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8530 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
2:50 hrs/wk
TuTh CE 105A
ONLINE
M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

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

Section 8530 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


ENGLISH 028 3.00 Units
INTERMEDIATE READING AND COMPOSITION


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


Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8556 10:20 am - 12:55 pm
4:10 hrs/wk
TuTh GC 240
ONLINE
H. BAILEY HOFMAN baileyhh@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

Section 8556 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
0980 10:20 am - 12:30 pm
4:20 hrs/wk
TuTh GC 250
ONLINE
R. WILLIAMS WilliaR@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

Section 0980 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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


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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8563 10:20 am - 12:25 pm
4:10 hrs/wk
TuTh GC 150
ONLINE
N. LINCKE-IVIC lincken@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

Section 8563 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


GEOLOGY 285 2.00 Units
DIRECTED STUDY - GEOLOGY (UC:CSU)


The course allows students to pursue directed study in Geology on a contract basis with, and under the direction of a supervising instructor.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8574 12:40 pm - 2:45 pm
4:05 hrs/wk
F MSA 307
ONLINE
WOLDEHAIMANOT woldehb@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

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


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 005   2.00 Units
COLLEGE SURVIVAL (CSU)

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8582 9:00 am - 12:25 pm
2:05 hrs/wk
F TBA
ONLINE
J. SAMILTON SamiltJB@wlac.edu 7/7/2014 8/17/2014

Section 8582 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8583 10:20 am - 12:35 pm
0:50 hrs/wk
MW GC 150
ONLINE
V. VALLE valleV@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

Section 8583 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 008   2.00 Units
CAREER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (CSU)

DESCRIPTION: Personal Development 8 is an introduction to career planning and is designed for students who are contemplating vocational choices. The focus is on a comprehensive career and personal evaluation, the development of an appropriate educational plan, and the ability to develop a personal career strategy.

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8584 12:40 pm - 2:30 pm
1:50 hrs/wk
TuTh GC 140
ONLINE
L. MORRIS Morrislm@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

Section 8584 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8585 10:20 am - 12:25 pm
4:10 hrs/wk
MW GC 240
ONLINE
B. ROBINSON robinsba@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

Section 8585 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


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

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

Section Start and End Times Days Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8586 12:40 pm - 2:45 pm
4:10 hrs/wk
TuTh GC 250
ONLINE
A. NAREZ-ACOSTA Narezaa@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014

Section 8586 will be offered in a hybrid format, which requires students to do part of their work online. On-campus meetings will be held at the times shown.


Accuracy Statement
The Los Angeles Community College District and West Los Angeles College have made every effort to make the Schedule of Classes accurate and may, without notice, change general information, courses, or programs offered. The reasons for change may include student enrollment, level of funding, or other issues decided by the District or College. The District and College also reserve the right to add to, change, or cancel any rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as provided by law.


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