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ART 090 - Art Appreciation   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is an introductory course to the appreciation of the visual arts. The course provides insight into the various cultural contexts, theories, terminology, themes, design principles, media, and techniques of arts and artifacts of world cultures across time.
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101803 207 Online   01/06/20— 01/23/20   Gustlin, Deborah
Note: #101803 This is an Internet online course. It is strongly recommended that students enrolling in this course be self-motivated and computer/internet literate. This is an extremely short intense class, about 4-6 hours per day and you need access every day to participate. Students are required to attend an online orientation in ConferZoom. The orientation is online, please attend the following course orientation on Monday, January 6, at 9:00 am online in ConferZoom. This orientation is mandatory but will be recorded for reference. Students who cannot attend orientation can watch the recorded online orientation prior to beginning the class. Students who do not sign in and watch the orientation will be dropped from the course. The final exam is online as well. Please email your instructor with any questions: deborah.gustlin@evc.edu This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free. To find out more about these courses visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.evc.edu/home/zero-textbook-cost-courses There is a mandatory purchase of Google Cardboard VR headset which will be available in the bookstore or online for approximately $15.00. You will also need a smartphone with downloadable free apps in Google Cardboard.
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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101806 215 Lec MTWTH   08:30 AM—12:55 PM 01/06/20— 01/23/20 C203  Carrion, John
Note: #101806 This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free. To find out more about these courses visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.evc.edu/home/zero-textbook-cost-courses
COMSC 020 - Introduction to Programming   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 2
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is an introduction to basic computer programming concepts using both the procedural and an object-oriented paradigm. It is intended for non-computer science majors, and for students interested in COMSC 075 but would like a more gradual entry into computing fundamentals. Topics include hands-on practice with software engineering tools, simple programs, variables, control structures, functions, input/output and introduction to abstraction. Specifications, adherence to style guidelines, and the importance of testing to ensure that programs are usable, robust and modifiable, will be addressed throughout the course.
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101144 202 Lec MTWTH   08:30 AM—10:55 AM 01/06/20— 01/23/20 SA114  Estrada, J Henry
  202 Hybrid   01/06/20— 01/23/20 SA114  Estrada, J Henry
Note: #101144 This is an Internet hybrid course. This consists of a combination of time online and time on campus. Mandatory Orientation is on Monday, Jan. 6 from 8:30 to 9:20 am in SA-114. Required campus meeting dates are on MTWTh from 8:30 to 10:55 am, from January 6 through Jan. 23 in SA-114. These dates include orientation, speech dates, and final exam. Please email your instructor with any questions: henry.estrada@evc.edu
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free. To find out more about these courses visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.evc.edu/home/zero-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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102473 204 Lec MTWTH   08:30 AM—12:55 PM 01/06/20— 01/23/20 C105  Loyola, Angelina
Note: #102473 This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free. To find out more about these courses visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.evc.edu/home/zero-textbook-cost-courses
PHIL 060 - Logic and Critical Thinking   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is an introductory course in informal logic and critical reasoning. Students are instructed in the practical applications of inferential, inductive and deductive reasoning, problem analysis/resolution, the logic systems entailed by language, word-functions, definition, and common fallacies of relevance and ambiguity. There is a strong emphasis on written expression and the application of critical thinking skills in a series of composition assignments.
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101866 206 Lec MTWTH   08:30 AM—12:55 PM 01/06/20— 01/23/20 C204  Wells, Kelley
Note: #101866 This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free. To find out more about these courses visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.evc.edu/home/zero-textbook-cost-courses