Evergreen Valley College

Summer 2024 Low Textbook Cost Courses

IO - Internet Online    IH = Internet Hybrid    SOlec=Synchronous Online Lecture   SOlab=Synchronous Online Lab WE=Work Experience  

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Last Update: 05/24/2024 2:31 PM

AJ 112 - Introduction to Evidence   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course examines the history, legal standards, and social apects of the rules of evidence. Burden of proof, rules governing admissibility, hearsay, relevance, and types of evidence are covered. Judicial considerations, documentary evidence, and issues relating to witness examination and competency, and privileges are also explored.
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123180 201 IO   06/17/24— 07/25/24 CANVAS  Garcia, Carmen
Note: Course uses Respondus Proctoring Software for exams. This is a fully ASYNCHRONOUS online class with no required in person, on-campus or Zoom meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for all coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
BUS 071 - Legal Environment of Business   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 2
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students study laws and regulations affecting business decisions including legal concepts and cases in the areas of ethics, business torts, contracts, consumer and merchant sales, competition, environment, agency, employment and business organizations.
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122689 201 IO   06/17/24— 07/25/24 CANVAS  Graves, Emon
Note: This is a fully ASYNCHRONOUS online class with no required in person, on-campus or Zoom meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for all coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
BUS 082 - Introduction to Business   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 4   |  Write: 4  | Math: 2
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students are introduced to the business functions and practices as they have developed over time in the U.S. Students will be introduced to topics such as organizational structure and behavior, management, marketing, finance and accounting, operations and information systems, and ethical responsibilities of corporations. Special emphasis will be placed on the emergence of global business, its impact and the significance of small businesses.
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122690 201 Lec MTWTH   10:15 AM—12:20 PM 06/17/24— 07/25/24 C204  Graves, Emon
Note: This is a traditional in-person, ON-CAMPUS class with scheduled meetings on the days and times listed above. Class may be web-enhanced using Canvas and/ or other applications. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
COMS 020 - Oral Communication   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students are taught the skills of speechmaking. Students focus on the following basic elements: rhetorical theory, researching, organizing and outlining a topic, analyzing an audience, effective use of language, ethics, effective presentation aids, critical listening, credibility, and physical delivery. Students will be required to attend speech activities outside of the classroom environment.
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123233 205 Lec MTWTH   10:15 AM—12:20 PM 06/17/24— 07/25/24 C202  Threet, Douglas
Note: This is a traditional in-person, ON-CAMPUS class with scheduled meetings on the days and times listed above. Class may be web-enhanced using Canvas and/ or other applications. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
COMS 040 - Intro. to Argumentation   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course provides students with an understanding of how to support intelligent decision making by using reasoned discourse. This course will covers instruction in logical analysis of modern controversies, the formulation of propositions for argument, construction of arguments, and application through discussion and debate. This course emphasizes the importance of competent advocacy in a free society.
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123333 204 IO   06/17/24— 07/25/24 CANVAS  Threet, Douglas
Note: This is a fully ASYNCHRONOUS online class with no required in person, on-campus or Zoom meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for all coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
ENGL 001B - English Composition   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 0   |  Write: 0  | Math:
Prerequisite: ENGL 001A with C or better
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
English 001B, a second semester college composition course, emphasizes expository and argumentative writing directed toward an analysis of ideas and concepts from a wide variety of literature; English 001B includes discussion of fiction, drama, poetry, the essay, and other expository prose-- stressing critical reading in these genres. All English 001B students will take a Department Final which will be holistically scored by at least two faculty members and will represent 20% of their course grade.
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122155 201 IO   06/17/24— 07/25/24 CANVAS  Rojas, Raquel
Note: This is a fully ASYNCHRONOUS online class with no required in person, on-campus or Zoom meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for all coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
ETH 010 - Intro to Ethnic Studies   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This interdisciplinary course is a combination of the humanities and social sciences. There is an emphasis on the learning of concepts and theories central to the study of Ethnic Studies. The class will also explore the culture concept. Included is an analysis of the interrelationship between the dominant group and various ethnic groups. This course will also serve as an introduction to the experiences and perspectives of selected racial/ethnic group relations in our society.
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123751 202 IO   06/03/24— 07/03/24 CANVAS  Villarreal, Arturo
Note: This is a fully ASYNCHRONOUS online class with no required in person, on-campus or Zoom meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for all coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
ETH 030 - Chicana/o Culture   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is a survey course designed to study the development of Mexican and Chicana/o culture in Mexico, the Southwest U.S. and beyond. Emphasis will be placed on the cultural history as well as the socio-psychological aspects in the study of people of Mexican origin. Specific areas of interest in the course include theory and analysis of the concept of culture and its application to the Mexican and Chicano communities. Other areas of interest include the Pre-Columbian period, the religions and philosophies, art, language, music, folklore, and lifestyles of the Chicana/o.
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123367 201 IO   06/03/24— 07/03/24 CANVAS  Villarreal, Arturo
Note: This is a fully ASYNCHRONOUS online class with no required in person, on-campus or Zoom meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for all coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
HIST 010B - Dev. of Western Culture II   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course covers the political, cultural, and philosophical development of Western culture and society through the study of the institutions, thought, literary and artistic expression since 1600. Emphasis is placed on understanding the facets of modern civilization by tracing the social, cultural, and political thought of the past. This course is intended to be a chronological approach which introduces the students to the ideas/accomplishments of significant men and women in each period.
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123373 201 Lec MTWTH   10:15 AM—12:20 PM 06/17/24— 07/25/24 MS102  Narveson, Eric
Note: This is a traditional in-person, ON-CAMPUS class with scheduled meetings on the days and times listed above. Class may be web-enhanced using Canvas and/ or other applications. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
HIST 017B - History of the United States   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course surveys the political, economic, cultural, social and intellectual development of the United States from Reconstruction to the present. The course emphasizes the U.S. expansion to the Pacific, its rise as a superpower through WW I and WW II, and the Cold War. Students will examine the role of major ethnic, gender and social groups in U.S. history. Along with History 17A, it meets the requirement in United States History, constitution and state and local government. History I may not be combined with either History 017A or History 017B to meet the graduation requirement in United States History, Constitution and American Ideals.
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123378 202 Lec MTWTH   08:00 AM—10:05 AM 06/17/24— 07/25/24 MS102  Narveson, Eric
Note: This is a traditional in-person, ON-CAMPUS class with scheduled meetings on the days and times listed above. Class may be web-enhanced using Canvas and/ or other applications. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
MATH 025 - Precalculus and Trigonometry   6.00 Units
Credit by Exam: Yes Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: MATH 013 and MATH 014, all with C or better or equivalent
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is an intensive combined course in college algebra and trigonometry designed primarily as preparation for calculus. Students will study basic algebraic concepts, complex numbers, equations and inequalities, graphs of functions, system of equations and inequalities, linear and quadratic functions, polynomial functions of higher degree, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions, inverse functions, basic identities, trigonometric equations, solving right triangles, solving triangles using the Law of Cosines and the Law of Sines, vectors, polar coordinates, and analytic geometry. Students may take both MATH 021 and MATH 022 or take only MATH 025.
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121916 201 IO   06/17/24— 07/25/24 CANVAS  Knight, Robert
Note: Course requires purchase of Pearson MyMath Lab. This is a fully ASYNCHRONOUS online class with no required in person, on-campus or Zoom meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for all coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
MUSIC 099 - Introductory Music   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is designed for the student who wishes to learn the "language" of music; how to read, notate, interpret, perform, and create with those symbols which represent the four properties of sound: pitch, duration, amplitude, and timbre. It includes the study of the fundamentals of Western notated music and how these elements combine to create musical compositions: pitch identification, rhythm and meter, scales, key signatures, intervals, chord construction, harmonic progression and texture. Students will discuss style analysis, ie., what elements of music are organized in various cultures and time periods.
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123395 201 IO   07/08/24— 08/08/24 CANVAS  Farshadfar, Maryam
Note: This is a fully ASYNCHRONOUS online class with no required in person, on-campus or Zoom meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for all coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses
PSYCH 025 - Psych Women: Global Perspectiv   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course examines the female experience from a global, historical, familial, cultural and psychological framework, and analyzes how women’s lives are shaped by social and economic institutions, political movements, ethnicity, race and individual experiences. Psychological theories and current research will address concepts of development, gender-typing, sexism, motherhood, work, adaptation, well being as well as other psychological questions of central concern to women.
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123410 201 IO   06/17/24— 07/25/24 CANVAS  Clark, Marjorie
Note: This is a fully ASYNCHRONOUS online class with no required in person, on-campus or Zoom meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for all coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for a low cost or a hard copy for a low cost. To find out more about these courses, visit www.evc.edu/low-textbook-cost-courses