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Summer 2014 Online 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




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


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

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8000 11:05 hrs/wk ONLINE G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 8/10/2014


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


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

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8010 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


ALLIED HEALTH 033  3.00 Units
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (CSU)


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

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8021 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE C. CHAMBERS Chambecm@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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


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

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8022 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8028 8:50 hrs/wk
ONLINE B. OLSON olsonbj@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8029 8:50 hrs/wk
ONLINE L. BLAKE lblakeelahi@yahoo.com 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


ASTRONOMY 001 3.00 Units (UC:CSU)
ELEMENTARY ASTRONOMY


DESCRIPTION: A study of early astronomy, the moon, sun, planets, stellar origin and evolution, nebulae, galaxies, and cosmology.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8034 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE E. BELL bellea@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8036 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE M. FINN finnMD@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8100 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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 Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8075 11:40 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PATIL patila@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.


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


DESCRIPTION: Explores the decision-making process of the individual, the firm, and the industry when confronted with scarcity. Topics include: forms of business organizations, the role of government in the economic system, and labor-management relations.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8118 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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


NOTE: Economics 1 is not a prerequisite for Economics 2. DESCRIPTION: This course explores the causes of unemployment, inflation, dollar depreciation, economic stagnation, as well as policy changes. Topics include: the national income, business fluctuations, the financial system, public finance and international economics.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8120 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8129 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE K. MANNER Mannerke@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8156 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE M. SHEPHERD shephemt@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


HEALTH 011 3.00 Units
PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHFUL LIVING (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course will survey information regarding personal and community health, and basic principles of healthful living. Such subjects as drug and alcohol abuse, cancer, AIDS, nutrition, diet, personal care and consumer health will be covered. Recommend taking English 101 before enrolling.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8173 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE M. SMITH smithMM@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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 Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8193 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE A. PARSA parsaa@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


LAW 001 3.00 Units
BUSINESS LAW I (UC:CSU)


NOTE: This course is the same as Business 5. Credit is not granted for students enrolled in or with credit for Business 5. DESCRIPTION: Essentials of the law of contracts, of its application to everyday problems pertaining to business and to the individual are covered. Elementary safeguards regarding sales and sales contracts are also considered. Case discussion and lecture method are utilized.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8200 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE L. HARRIS harrisLL@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8201 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE L. HARRIS harrisLL@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


LAW 002 3.00 Units
BUSINESS LAW II (UC:CSU)


NOTE: A maximum of one course from Law 1 or 2 is acceptable for UC transfer. DESCRIPTION: This course covers essentials of the laws of negotiable instruments, security devices, partnerships, corporations, estates and bankruptcy in their application to everyday problems of business.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8203 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE N. JACOBSON jacobsn@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


MUSIC 111 3.00 Units
MUSIC APPRECIATION I (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: A survey of a wide variety of musical styles. Emphasis is on perceptive listening along with expository readings. Additional time may be required in the HLRC on audio-visual and computer-assisted instructional materials.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8229 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE J. SWEENEY sweeneyj@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8255 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8256 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


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


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8260 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


PSYCHOLOGY 014 3.00 Units
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY (UC:CSU)


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


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8262 8:50 hrs/wk ONLINE C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 7/27/2014


SUPERVISED LEARNING ASSISTANCE (001T) 0.00 Units
SUPERVISED LEARNING ASSISTANCE (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 Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8954 20:00 hrs/wk ONLINE L. PETERSON petersl@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 6/30/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8955 20:00 hrs/wk ONLINE C. DONES DonesCM@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 6/30/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8961 20:00 hrs/wk ONLINE J. CHOW ChowJC@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 6/30/2014

Section #8961 is for online general subject Tutoring.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8971 20:00 hrs/wk ONLINE J. CHOW ChowJC@wlac.edu 6/16/2014 6/30/2014

Section #8971 is an online writing lab.


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8972 20:00 hrs/wk ONLINE K. LIN Link@wlac.edu 7/1/2014 8/10/2014


Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email Start Date End Date
8981 20:00 hrs/wk ONLINE K. LIN Link@wlac.edu 7/1/2014 8/10/2014


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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