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Fall 2019 Special Programs Courses

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ENGL 001A - English Composition-Af  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 0   |  Write: 0  | Math:
Prerequisite: Continuing students must complete ((ENGL 104 or ENGL 092) and (ENGL 102 or READ 101)) or ESL 091; all with C or better. New students will be placed based on the results of assessment.
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
English 001A is the first course in a transfer level sequence (English 001A, 001B) designed to equip students with the skills necessary for writing college level compositions. The course emphasizes expository writing, critical reading, and research techniques. Students are required to produce a series of academic essays including a documented research paper in conventional format. Analysis of readings and the practice of writing processes create the bases for student essays. All English 001A 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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98781 226 Lec TTH   01:45 PM—03:05 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 AF162 
Note: #98781 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor to enroll. Students taking English 1A, Reg ID 98781, are required to sign up for one of the following English 105 labs: 100447, 100448
ENGL 104 - Fundamentals of Composition-Af  4.00 Units
Grading: K   |   Advisory Level  —   Read:   |  Write:  | Math:
Prerequisite: ESL 302 or ENGL 322 or READ 301 and (ENGL 330 or 335); all with C or placement based on assessment.
Corequisite: XENGL-104L
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: AS
English 104 is an introduction to academic discourse and to writing short essays. The course develops competence in analytic reading and expository writing. The course stresses paragraph and essay structure through the use of pre-writing, revision, editing, and peer review strategies. Competence in English usage and syntactic variety will also be developed. Students will respond to culturally relevant model writings for general, academic, and special audiences. English 104 includes a three-hour weekly writing lab, which determines 25% of each student's final course grade. Twenty percent of each student's grade will be based on a department final essay exam. The course meets the pre-requisite for ENGL-001A.
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98730 206 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 C206 
  206 Lab TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 LE210 
Note: #98730 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor to enroll.
POLSC 001 - Politics and Govt in Americ-Af  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course covers the role and importance of the ideal of democracy and the evolution of the American and Californian political system. America's and California's political institutions (executive, legislative and judicial) and political processes (voting, lobbying, attitudes) are examined against the backdrop of America's and California's cultural diversity and political history. This course is a study of national, state and local government and politics with emphasis on the United States Constitution and the national and Californian governments. Note: Combined with HIST 1, meets US HIST & Constitution and State & Local Govt. requirements. Meets California Teachers Credential requirement.
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99592 202 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 SA204  Adkins, Walter
Note: #99592 Affirm Program course. All students are welcome to enroll.
COMS 020 - Oral Communication-As  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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99481 209 Lec F   09:15 AM—12:30 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 VPA115  Gill, Ambica
  209 Hybrid   09/03/19— 12/19/19 VPA115  Gill, Ambica
Note: #99481 ASPIRE Program course. See ASPIRE counselor to enroll. This is an Internet hybrid course. It is strongly recommended that students enrolling in this course be self-motivated and computer/internet literate. A mandatory course orientation is held on-campus: September 6th 2019. Students not in attendance at the campus will be dropped from the course. Required campus meeting dates are on Fridays: September 6th, September 27th, October 25th, November 22nd, and Dec 6th. Please email ambica.gill@evc.edu if you need additional information.
COMS 040 - Intro. to Argumentation-As  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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99489 202 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 C205  Gill, Ambica
Note: #99489 ASPIRE Program course. See ASPIRE counselor to enroll.
ENGL 001A - English Composition-As  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 0   |  Write: 0  | Math:
Prerequisite: Continuing students must complete ((ENGL 104 or ENGL 092) and (ENGL 102 or READ 101)) or ESL 091; all with C or better. New students will be placed based on the results of assessment.
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
English 001A is the first course in a transfer level sequence (English 001A, 001B) designed to equip students with the skills necessary for writing college level compositions. The course emphasizes expository writing, critical reading, and research techniques. Students are required to produce a series of academic essays including a documented research paper in conventional format. Analysis of readings and the practice of writing processes create the bases for student essays. All English 001A 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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98750 209 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 AF164  Banerjee, Sravani
Note: #98750 ASPIRE Program course. All students are welcome to register.
ENGL 001B - English Composition-As  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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98693 202 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 AF164  Banerjee, Sravani
Note: #98693 ASPIRE Program course. All students are welcome to register.
HIST 001 - Survey of American History-As  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course surveys the development of U.S. History in a broad approach to the social, constitutional, economic and political history of the U.S. with emphasis upon key events, issues and their backgrounds. Note: Combined with Political Science 001, this course meets US History & Constitution and State and Local Govt. requirements.
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99523 203 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 SA102  Nguyen, Hai
Note: #99523 ASPIRE Program course. All students are welcome to register.
MATH 013 - Intermediate Algebra-As  5.00 Units
Grading: O   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: MATH 111 with P grade, or placement based on assessment
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: AS
This course continues the Algebra sequence and is a prerequisite to college level math courses. Students will review the first course in algebra and explore further the real number system, properties of algebraic systems, absolute value in equations and inequalities, complex numbers, properties of rational exponents and logarithms, roots and radicals, functions, and inverse functions. Content may include determinants, Cramer's rule, matrices, simultaneous solutions of sets of equations, sequences and series, or conic sections.
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98572 209 Lec MTWTH   12:15 PM—01:20 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 SA113  Ky, Teck
Note: #98573 ASPIRE Program course. See ASPIRE counselor to enroll.
MATH 063 - Elementary Statistics-As  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: MATH 013 with C or better
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is an introduction to the study of statistics. It does not require a knowledge of calculus but does assume a familiarity with the concepts of intermediate algebra. Students will learn methods of displaying data, descriptive statistics, basic concepts of probability theory, random variables, common statistical distributions, estimates and sample size, hypothesis testing, goodness-of-fit test, contingency table analysis, tests of two independent population parameters, and regression and correlation. Students will apply basic statistical concepts to data from education, business, social sciences, and natural sciences. To aid in the analysis of data, the use of technology will be required.
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98616 204 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 C103  Ky, Teck
Note: #98616 ASPIRE Program course. See ASPIRE counselor to enroll.
POLSC 001 - Politics and Govt in Americ-As  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course covers the role and importance of the ideal of democracy and the evolution of the American and Californian political system. America's and California's political institutions (executive, legislative and judicial) and political processes (voting, lobbying, attitudes) are examined against the backdrop of America's and California's cultural diversity and political history. This course is a study of national, state and local government and politics with emphasis on the United States Constitution and the national and Californian governments. Note: Combined with HIST 1, meets US HIST & Constitution and State & Local Govt. requirements. Meets California Teachers Credential requirement.
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99591 201 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 AD123  Fong, Paul
Note: #99591 ASPIRE Program course. All students are welcome to enroll.
BIOL 061 - Human Heredity-En  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 2
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course discusses the importance of human heredity in our lives. Students will study the rapidly changing areas of human heredity including patterns of inheritance, specific genetic disorders, recombinant DNA and other genetic-based biotechnologies, the role of genetic counseling and genetic tests, reproductive therapies, and bioethics. This is a CSU/UC transferable general education life science course suitable for non-majors.
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98482 203 Lec W   09:00 AM—12:05 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 S150  Gonzalez, Alfred
Note: #98482 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
ENGL 001A - English Composition-En  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 0   |  Write: 0  | Math:
Prerequisite: Continuing students must complete ((ENGL 104 or ENGL 092) and (ENGL 102 or READ 101)) or ESL 091; all with C or better. New students will be placed based on the results of assessment.
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
English 001A is the first course in a transfer level sequence (English 001A, 001B) designed to equip students with the skills necessary for writing college level compositions. The course emphasizes expository writing, critical reading, and research techniques. Students are required to produce a series of academic essays including a documented research paper in conventional format. Analysis of readings and the practice of writing processes create the bases for student essays. All English 001A 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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98689 205 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 AF174  Regua, Richard
Note: #98689 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
ENGL 001B - English Composition-En  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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98696 204 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 AF160  Regua, Richard
Note: #98696 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
ENGL 001C - Critical Thinking/Compositi-En  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
This course presents the elements of critical reasoning and logic. Students will learn to identify the basic structures of arguments and the ways people use language to fortify or to falsify arguments. Students will analyze and demonstrate these techniques by writing and critiquing essays and using research strategies. This course is specifically designed to meet the IGETC critical thinking requirement.
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98713 205 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 PE106A  Tello, Francisco
Note: #98713 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
MATH 016 - Algebra With Geometric Conc-En  7.00 Units
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98590 201 Lec MTWTH   09:00 AM—10:30 AM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 SA117  Erickson, Shanna
Note: Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
MATH 063 - Elementary Statistics-En  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: MATH 013 with C or better
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is an introduction to the study of statistics. It does not require a knowledge of calculus but does assume a familiarity with the concepts of intermediate algebra. Students will learn methods of displaying data, descriptive statistics, basic concepts of probability theory, random variables, common statistical distributions, estimates and sample size, hypothesis testing, goodness-of-fit test, contingency table analysis, tests of two independent population parameters, and regression and correlation. Students will apply basic statistical concepts to data from education, business, social sciences, and natural sciences. To aid in the analysis of data, the use of technology will be required.
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98619 207 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 SA117  Erickson, Shanna
Note: #98619 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
98624 212 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 09/03/19— 12/19/19 SA117  Erickson, Shanna
Note: #98624 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.