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CHEM 015 - Fundamentals of Chemistry-Af  4.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: MATH 111 with P grade
Recommended: MATH 013 may be taken prior to or concurrent with CHEM 015.
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Chemistry 015 covers the fundamentals of modern inorganic chemistry with emphasis on atomic structure, chemical bonding, chemical formulas, nomenclature, equations, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions and related topics. Chemistry 015 is intended primarily as a preparation for the Chemistry 001A and 001B sequence. The central nature of chemistry among other branches of science is stressed, and examples of the important role that chemistry plays in our lives are presented. The course also meets the general education requirements for a laboratory science.
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97242 205 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 SA215  Zhang, Jianxia
  205 Lab TH   10:45 AM—01:50 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 SA209  Zhang, Jianxia
Note: #97242 Affirm Program course. All students are welcome to enroll.
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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96856 219 Lec TTH   01:45 PM—03:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 SC102  Eckford, Elizabeth
Note: #96856 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor to enroll.
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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96910 212 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 VPA105  Higinio, Egbert
  212 Lab TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 PE206B  Higinio, Egbert
Note: #96910 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor to enroll.
MATH 013 - Intermediate Algebra-Af  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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97285 204 Lec MTWTH   09:15 AM—10:20 AM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 SA117  Anderson, Sylvia
Note: #97285 Affirm Program course. All students are welcome to enroll. This course includes an online component. It is recommended that students enrolling in this course be computer/internet literate.
POLSC 001 - Politics & Govt in America-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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96313 207 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 AD123  Adkins, Walter
Note: #96313 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor 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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96138 211 Lec S   09:15 AM—12:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 C202  Gill, Ambica
  211   01/28/19— 05/24/19 C202  Gill, Ambica
Note: #96138 ASPIRE; Internet hybrid course. See ASPIRE Counselor to enroll. This is an Internet hybrid course. This consists of a combination of time online and time on campus. Mandatory Orientation is on Saturday, Feb 2nd at 9:15 am in C-202. Required campus meeting dates are on Feb 2nd, March 2nd, April 13th, May 11th and May 18th in C-202. These dates include orientation, speech dates, and final exam. Please email your instructor with any questions at: ambica.gill@evc.edu.
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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96142 202 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 C202  Gill, Ambica
Note: #96142 ASPIRE Program course. See ASPIRE counselor to enroll.
ENGL 104 - Fundamentals of Composition-As  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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96901 203 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 AF164  Banerjee, Sravani
Note: #96901 is an ASPIRE Program course, but 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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96195 205 Lec TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 SA103  Nguyen, Hai
Note: #96195 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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97291 210 Lec MTWTH   12:15 PM—01:20 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 SA117  Ky, Teck
Note: #97291 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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97570 226 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 SA215  Ky, Teck
Note: #97570 ASPIRE Program course. See ASPIRE counselor to enroll.
POLSC 001 - Politics & Govt in America-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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96310 204 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 SA104  Fong, Paul
Note: #96310 ASPIRE Program course; All students are welcome to register.
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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95828 202 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 S150  Gonzalez, Alfred
Note: #95828 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
COUNS 018 - Planning an Educational Fut-En  1.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is designed to assist students who have applied to San José State with their transition from EVC to San José State University. Students will actively plan the steps for this transition. Students will tour the SJSU campus, become aware of its various academic and non-academic resources and meet with faculty and staff from SJSU. Students will do basic career/major exploration, learn about California's higher education system, and prepare educational plans. (Formerly GUIDE-086)
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96640 201 Lec F   09:00 AM—12:15 PM 03/01/19— 04/05/19 C205  Burton, Mirella
Note: #96640 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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96840 208 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 AF162  Regua, Richard
Note: #96840 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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96881 213 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 AF162  Regua, Richard
Note: #96861 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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96885 202 Lec MW   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 C207  Tello, Francisco
Note: #96885 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
ENGL 104 - Fundamentals of Composition-En  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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96911 213 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 A2211  Tello, Francisco
  213 Lab TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 AA222  Tello, Francisco
Note: #96911 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
ENVIR 010 - Environmental Science-En  4.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 2
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is an interdisciplinary course in which students examine the interaction between human civilization and the environment, and the foundations for a sustainable future. Students explore the major issues facing our planet: population growth, resource exploitation, pollution and dwindling biodiversity. They analyze environmental policies and their effectiveness. Field trips are required. The course is designed for non-science majors to meet general education laboratory science requirements in either biological or physical science.
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97225 203 Lec TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 S150  Gonzalez, Alfred
  203 Lab T   02:00 PM—05:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 S127  Gonzalez, Alfred
MATH 013 - Intermediate Algebra-En  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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97287 206 Lec MTWTH   09:15 AM—11:40 AM 03/25/19— 05/24/19 SA116  Erickson, Shanna
Note: #97287 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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95844 206 Lec MW   01:45 PM—03:05 PM 01/28/19— 05/24/19 SA215  Erickson, Shanna
Note: #95844 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
MATH 111 - Elementary Algebra-En  5.00 Units
Grading: K   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: 3 units of MATH 310 or MATH 311 with P, or placement based on math assessment.
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: NAA
Students will study topics including operations on real numbers and algebraic expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, algebraic methods for solving application problems, graphing linear equations and inequalities, solving systems of linear equations, laws of exponents and operations on polynomials, factoring polynomials and solving quadratic equations by factoring, and operations on rational expressions and solving rational equations.
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97345 202 Lec MTWTH   09:15 AM—11:45 AM 01/28/19— 03/21/19 SA116  Erickson, Shanna
Note: #97345 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.