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Winter 2018 Online Courses

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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.

Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
12435 C. DANIEL DanielCV@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
12458 G. LUDWIG ludwiger@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.

Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12475 L. YBARRA ybarra.college@earthlink.net 1/2/2018 2/4/2018TBD


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
12798 G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
12267 G. YAN yang@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13084 Y. BOGHOS boghosy@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13110 C. CHAMBERS Chambecm@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13782 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14733 M. CUNIN BORER cuninbml@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 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.


Course#
LECTURE
Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13811 D. HEIKKINEN heikkidl@lavc.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login
Course#
LAB
Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13814 D. HEIKKINEN heikkidl@lavc.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


Course#
LECTURE
Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14734 M. GORDON gordonmj@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login
Course#
LAB
Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14735 STAFF TBD 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 TBD


ANTHROPOLOGY 322 3.00 Units
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES IN HEALTH AND HEALING


This course provides an introduction to the field of medical anthropology the study of human health, disease and curing from a cross-cultural, historical, archeological, and evolutionary perspective. Societies throughout the world recognize certain bodily, emotional, and mental conditions as undesirable and in need of change. Individual and societal definitions of disease and responses to illness are shaped by biological characteristics, social dynamics, cultural values, and collective expectations. In this course we will examine various theories, methods, and frameworks in order to explore how health, illness, and healing are conceptualized and experienced in different cultures. Topics will include: medical ecology, cultural and political ecologies of disease, gender and health, medical systems as cultural systems, international health issues and programs, mental illness, and social definitions of health and illness.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14736 A. PREZIOSI prezioa@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


ART 102 3.00 Unit(s)
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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13114 S. HAROUNI harouns@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 TBD


ART 103 3.00 Unit(s)
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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13172 S. HAROUNI harouns@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 TBD


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14013 G. DEMONER demonegd@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14018 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


BUSINESS 005 3.00 UNITS
BUSINESS LAW I (UC:CSU)


DESCRIPTION: This course covers the essentials of the law of contracts: agency, employment, personal property, bailment, sales, and real property in their application to every day problems pertaining to business and to the individual. Elementary safeguards regarding sales and sales contracts are covered.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14038 G. DEMONER demonegd@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14060 T. MATOSIC MatosiT@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12586 R. MONROE MonroeRL@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12644 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14748 E. GOMEZ-VILLAFLOR gomezea@lattc.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14750 M. SMITH smithmh@lasc.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13119 D. GALLEGOS gallegd@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14752 R. MONROE MonroeRL@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12265 L. ALEXANDER alexanl@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12394 P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12411 M. PATEL patelm@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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/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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12450 A. PATIL patila@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018TBD


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14743 P. GHAFORYFARD Ghaforp@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 983 3.00 Units
MICROSOFT NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE ADMINISTRATION


This is the second of three courses that 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 administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14745 M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


COMPUTER SCIENCE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 991 1.00 Units
COMPUTER LABORATORY


ADVISORY: CS972, CS980, CS987 or Equivalent Experience. DESCRIPTION: This is an intermediate to advanced networking lab for any current or previous Cisco, Security, and VMware students. The primary goal is to help students prepare for their Cisco ICND/CCNA, CompTIA Security+ v2, or VMware VCA/VCP-DCV certifications. Cisco students will access practice certification exams, perform routing/switching labs, as well as, review Ethernet, IPv4, IPv6, NAT, VLANs, STP, OSPF, EIGRP networking concepts. Security students have access to Ethical Hacking, Forensics, CNSS 4011 Security Awareness, and CSSIA CompTIA Security+ lab environments. VMware students will conduct labs and review concepts related to installation, configuration and management of ESXi servers and vCenter. Lab assignments can be scheduled and conducted independently. Students will have 24/7 remote access to real Cisco hardware, Security+ v2 pods, and VMware vSphere 5.x based-pods as appropriate.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12482 M. BUTLER butlerm@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
12728 S. ROUZAN srouzanwlac@gmail.com 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12865 P. BANDAY BandayPG@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018TBD


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12895 S. ROUZAN srouzanwlac@gmail.com 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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.

Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
12772 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13038 M. KESKINEL keskinm@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 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.

Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14581 STAFF TBD 1/29/2018 2/18/2018 TBD


ENGLISH 101 3.00 Unit
COMPOSITION AND CRITICAL THINKING (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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14249 G. LORING Loringgl@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14252 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14255 S. FLOYD eng28@szann.com 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14787 S. SETKA setkasn@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14312 K. BOUTRY BoutryK@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14788 K. BOUTRY BoutryK@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12587 M. SHEPHERD shepheMT@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


FINANCE 008 3.00 Units
PERSONAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENTS (CSU)


Students receive and apply the principles of accounting, banking, finance, office methods, management and production, to one's personal affairs. Family budgeting, consumer credit, home ownership, life and property insurance, investment and savings plans, social security and retirement plans.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14753 D. ELRINGTON dwelrington@yahoo.com 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


FIRE TECHNOLOGY 201 3.00 Units
FIRE PROTECTION ORGANIZATION (CSU)


This course provides an overview to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/service; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14737 A. McKNIGHT chiefmck@gmail.com 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14761 B. WOLDEHAIMANOT woldehB@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 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 stress management, substance abuse, chronic diseases, and reproductive health, nutrition, exercise, mental health and personal care will be covered. Recommend taking English 101 before enrolling.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13465 M. SMITH smithmm@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13487 M. SMITH smithmm@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13511 I. SUTTER sutteril@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13935 D. SMITH smithdc@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13946 D. SMITH smithdc@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.

Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14760 A. PARSA parsaA@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 TBD


MARKETING 001 3.00 UNITS
PRINCIPLES OF SELLING (CSU)


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


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12398 C. BRAY brayce@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018TBD


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14754 L. LESLIE lesliell@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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


Designed for non-Music majors, this course meets Humanities/Fine Arts requirements; a survey of a wide variety of musical styles and periods, past and present in Western musical tradition. The emphasis is on perceptive listening, with expository readings.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13024 K. FESTINGER professorimprov@sbcglobal.net 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14580 C. LEE leecb@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13869 STAFF TBD 1/2/2018 2/4/2018TBD


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13878 S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13888 S. KHOROOSHI khorooshis@yahoo.com 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14159 P. JAIN Jainp@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login
No cost textbook This course uses a Free Textbook from OpenStax!


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14756 P. JAIN Jainp@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login
No cost textbook This course uses a Free Textbook from OpenStax!


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14197 C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
14757 C. CANALES CanalesC@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
14240 C. ZANDERS zanderc@lasc.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12712 J. RATKOVICH RatkovJ@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
12776 J. RATKOVICH RatkovJ@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018Link to Canvas Login


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13778 T. LANOIX lanoixtr@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login
No cost textbook This class uses free, online materials, also known as Open Educational Resources (OER).
Contact the instructor for more information.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13785 T. LANOIX lanoixtr@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login
No cost textbook This class uses free, online materials, also known as Open Educational Resources (OER).
Contact the instructor for more information.


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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End Date Course Login
13933 A. FIGUEROA FiguerAB@piercecollege.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login


TUTOR 001T 0.00 Units
SUPERVISED LEARNING ASSISTANCE

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.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13832 J. AMES Amesjl@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login
No cost textbook This class uses free, online materials, also known as Open Educational Resources (OER).
Contact the instructor for more information.

Section #13832 is for online general subject tutoring.


Course# Instructor Email Start Date End DateCourse Login
13998 J. AMES Amesjl@wlac.edu 1/2/2018 2/4/2018 Link to Canvas Login
No cost textbook This class uses free, online materials, also known as Open Educational Resources (OER).
Contact the instructor for more information.

Section #13998 is an online writing lab.



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