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Spring 2020 Special Programs List of Classes

 

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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 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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100982 205 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA215  Ghebreab, Michael
  205 Lab TH   10:45 AM—01:50 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA209  Ghebreab, Michael
Note: #100982 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor to enroll.
ENGL 001A - English Composition-Af  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 0   |  Write: 0  | Math: 0
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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102667 222 Lec TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 PE106A  Eckford, Elizabeth
Note: #102667 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor to enroll. Students taking English 1A, Reg ID 102667, are required to sign up for one of the following English 105 labs: Reg ID 102517, 102770.
ENGL 001B - English Composition-Af  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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100825 210 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C203  Higinio, Egbert
Note: #100825 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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100854 202 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SC102  Eckford, Elizabeth
  202 Lab MW   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SC102  Eckford, Elizabeth
Note: #100854 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor to enroll.
ENGL 105 - English 001A Support Course-Af  1.00 Units
Grading: K   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 0   |  Write: 0  | Math: 0
Corequisite: ENGL-001A
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: NAA
Students will learn and use critical thinking, analytical reading, and writing skills needed for success in English 001A, including paraphrasing, summarizing, development of complex content, revision, sentence techniques, research, evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of sources.
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102517 210 Lab TTH   01:45 PM—03:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SC103  Eckford, Elizabeth
Note: #102517 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor to enroll. Students taking English 105, Reg ID 102517, are required to sign up for English 1A, Reg ID 102667
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: NAA
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, inverse functions, and introduction to sequences and series. Content may include determinants, Cramer's rule, matrices, simultaneous solutions of sets of equations, or conic sections.
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101067 204 Lec MTWTH   09:15 AM—10:20 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA117  Anderson, Sylvia
Note: #101067 Affirm Program course. See Affirm counselor to enroll.
POLSC 001 - Politics & Govt in America-Af  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
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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101736 204 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA104  Adkins, Walter
Note: #101736 Affirm Program course. All students are welcome to register.
COMS 020 - Oral Communication-As  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
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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101398 211 Lec S   09:15 AM—12:30 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C202  Gill, Ambica
  211   01/27/20— 05/22/20 C202  Gill, Ambica
Note: #101398 ASPIRE Program course. See an ASPIRE counselor to enroll. This is an Internet hybrid course. This consists of a combination of time online and time on campus. Orientation is on Saturday, Feb 1 from 9:15 am to 12:30 pm in C202. Required campus meeting dates are on Feb 1, April 4, April 25, and May 9 in C202. 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: 0
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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101405 202 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C202  Gill, Ambica
Note: #101405 ASPIRE Program course. See an ASPIRE counselor to enroll.
COMS 045 - Small Group Communication-As  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students study communication and decision making within the group context. Concepts such as group interaction; leadership, status and power; conflict and cohesiveness; rules and roles; verbal and nonverbal messages and problem-solving will be investigated.
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101412 203 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C203  Carrion, John
Note: #101412 ASPIRE Program course. All students are welcome to register. 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
ENGL 001A - English Composition-As  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 0   |  Write: 0  | Math: 0
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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102652 207 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 AF164  Banerjee, Sravani
Note: #102652 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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100817 202 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 AF164  Banerjee, Sravani
Note: #100817 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: NAA
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, inverse functions, and introduction to sequences and series. Content may include determinants, Cramer's rule, matrices, simultaneous solutions of sets of equations, or conic sections.
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101073 208 Lec MTWTH   12:15 PM—01:20 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA117  Ky, Teck
Note: #101073 ASPIRE Program course. All students are welcome to register.
POLSC 001 - Politics & Govt in America-As  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
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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101732 202 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA104  Ras, Guy
Note: #101732 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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100942 202 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 S150  Gonzalez, Alfred
Note: #100942 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: 0
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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102653 208 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 AF174  Regua, Richard
Note: #102653 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
102657 212 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SC101  Regua, Richard
Note: #102657 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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100837 203 Lec TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C207  Palmeno, Ulises
Note: #100837 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: 3
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is an interdisciplinary course in which students examine the interaction between human societies and the environment. Students will study important physical and biological properties necessary for life on Earth. They will explore major issues that are bound to affect the future of humans on our planet including population growth, resource exploitation, pollution, climate change, and the loss of biodiversity. Students will also consider environmental policies and the prospects for a sustainable future. Field trips may be required. ENVIR-010 meets general education requirements for science with a lab and can be counted as either a life science or as a physical science course.
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100963 201 Lec TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 S150  Gonzalez, Alfred
  201 Lab T   02:00 PM—05:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 S127  Gonzalez, Alfred
Note: #100963 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
MATH 063 - Elementary Statistics-En  3.00 Units
Credit by Exam: Yes Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 4   |  Write: 4  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: MATH 013 or MATH 016 with C or better or placement by multiple measures
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is an introduction to the study of statistics. Students will learn methods of collecting data, displaying data, descriptive statistics with emphasis on understanding variation, empirical probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals and sample size, hypothesis testing, testing the difference between two independent population parameters, matched pairs analysis, one-way analysis of variance, chi-square tests, correlation and simple linear regression.
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101103 202 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA118  Erickson, Shanna
Note: #101103 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.
101105 204 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA217  Erickson, Shanna
Note: #101105 Enlace Program course. See Enlace counselor to enroll.