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Spring 2020 Zero Textbook Cost Courses

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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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101367 202 Lec F   12:30 PM—03:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA104  Cole, Sara
Note: #101367 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
101370 205 Online   01/27/20— 05/22/20   Gustlin, Deborah
Note: #101370 This is an Internet online course. It is strongly recommended that students enrolling in this course be self-motivated and computer/internet literate. Students are required to attend an online orientation in ConferZoom. The orientation is online, please attend the following course orientation on Monday, Jan. 27 at 9:30am 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.
ATH 058 - Sports Cndtn for Comp Athletes   1.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Recommended: Enrollment in an intercollegiate athletic course
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This sports conditioning course is designed for the competitive athletes. The class involves Components of Fitness, Sports Conditioning, Training Protocols and Nutritional information for pre and post season.
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101377 201 Lab MW   03:15 PM—04:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 Cook, Simon
Note: #101377 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
ATH 064 - Competitive Soccer   2.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is an athletic soccer course that provides advanced instruction in the techniques, tactics, and strategies associated with soccer.
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102553 201 Lab TTH   03:15 PM—06:20 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 Cook, Simon
Note: #102553 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
BIOL 065 - Wildlife Biology   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 3
Recommended: A general science course at the high school level.
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
A General Biology course designed for non-science majors and carrying elective science transfer credit. Emphasis is on wildlife, and its relationship to ecological succession and conservation, energy, mass, and to ecological crises resulting from human exploitation and the explosion in human population. Field trips may be required.
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100948 201 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 S160  Moody, Karen
Note: #100948 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
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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101388 202 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C208  Carrion, John
Note: #101388 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
101391 204 Lec MW   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C202  Carrion, John
Note: #101391 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
101394 207 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C207  Carrion, John
Note: #101394 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
COMS 045 - Small Group Communication   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
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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101411 202 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C202  Carrion, John
Note: #101411 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
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
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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100993 201 Lec MW   06:00 PM—06:50 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA114  Ho, Jack
  201 Hybrid   01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA114  Ho, Jack
Note: #100993 This is an Internet hybrid course. This consists of a combination of time online and time on campus. Orientation is on Monday, Jan. 27 from 6:00pm to 6:50pm in SA114. Required campus meeting dates are on MW, 6:00pm to 6:50pm in SA114. These dates include orientation, speech dates, and final exam. Please email your instructor with any questions at: jack.ho@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 011 - Ethnic Film: Reel Studies   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course will examine contemporary and classic cinema, focusing primarily on US ethnic films from African- American, Native American, Latino, Asian-Pacific Islander, and Middle Eastern American cultures, as a tool to explore universal human themes as well as ethnic/cultural stereotypes.
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101439 202 Lec W   06:00 PM—09:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SC127  Loyola, Angelina
Note: #101439 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 042 - APA Culture and Experience   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course covers (1) the Asian backgrounds, migration, ethnic culture (particularly major religious beliefs, philosophical thoughts, value system, customs, and traditions), and American experiences APAs as a whole have in common; (2) unique aspects of each Asian American co-group, with more emphasis on the six largest groups: Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese Americans. Also of special importance are key concepts, theories, and perspectives pertinent to this study, as well as American experiences APAs share with other U.S. racial groups, especially African American and Latino Americans. This course is a combination of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
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101447 201 Lec MW   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 VPA115  Nievera-Lozano, Melissaann
Note: #101447 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
101448 202 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA102  Nievera-Lozano, Melissaann
Note: #101448 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
KINS 038A - Soccer, Beginning   1.00 Units
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101183 201 Lab MW   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 Cook, Simon
Note: #101183 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
MATH 063 - Elementary Statistics   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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101114 213 Lec T   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 S140  Knight, Robert
  213 Hybrid   01/27/20— 05/22/20 S140  Knight, Robert
Note: #101114 This is an internet hybrid course. It is strongly recommended that students enrolling in this course be self-motivated and computer/internet literate. The course orientation will be held at the first class meeting on Tuesdays at 12:15pm in room. This hybrid class will meet every week on Tuesdays at 12:15pm in room AC162. 20% of the Final Grade will be based on class participation, so attendance is required. Students should not purchase a textbook. We will be using a FREE Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook. Students wanting to add this class should come to the first class meeting. The course syllabus will be on the class Moodle website and will only be available to students registered in the class. Please email your instructor with any questions: robert.knight@evc.edu. 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
101115 214 Online   01/27/20— 05/22/20 LE232  Knight, Robert
Note: #101115 This is an internet online course. It is strongly recommended that students enrolling in this course be self-motivated and computer savvy and Internet literate. Students who are registered for this class should go to the Canvas Website for this class section. Click on the syllabus link and download the syllabus which can be found on the class Canvas webpage. The Orientation will be held on Saturday, February 1st at 11:00AM in room LE 232. Follow the video links found on the syllabus which explain how to register on MyClassText. Go to the www.MyClassText.org website and register using the Course Section ID number found on the syllabus. The first chapter of the assignments is the Orientation Chapter. Students who successfully complete the Orientation Chapter DO NOT have to attend the Orientation Meeting. Registered students will not need to purchase a textbook. PDF files of Free OER (Open Education Resource) textbooks will be provided for download to all registered students. The Final Examination will be held on May 16th at 11:00AM in room LE 232. Students wanting to add this class must attend the Orientation meeting. No add codes will be emailed to students. Students who are on the waitlist and attend the orientation will be given preference determined by their order on the waitlist. Please email Robert.knight@evc.edu if additional information is needed.
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
101116 215 Online   01/27/20— 05/22/20 LE232  Knight, Robert
Note: #101116 This is an internet online course. It is strongly recommended that students enrolling in this course be self-motivated and computer savvy and Internet literate. Students who are registered for this class should go to the Canvas Website for this class section. Click on the syllabus link and download the syllabus which can be found on the class Canvas webpage. The Orientation will be held on Saturday, February 1st at 11:30AM in room LE 232. Follow the video links found on the syllabus which explain how to register on MyClassText. Go to the www.MyClassText.org website and register using the Course Section ID number found on the syllabus. The first chapter of the assignments is the Orientation Chapter. Students who successfully complete the Orientation Chapter DO NOT have to attend the Orientation Meeting. Registered students will not need to purchase a textbook. PDF files of Free OER (Open Education Resource) textbooks will be provided for download to all registered students. The Final Examination will be held on May 16th at 12:00PM in room LE 232. Students wanting to add this class must attend the Orientation meeting. No add codes will be emailed to students. Students who are on the waitlist and attend the orientation will be given preference determined by their order on the waitlist. Please email Robert.knight@evc.edu if additional information is needed.
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
PED 022A - Adapted Cross Training   1.00 Units
Grading: O   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Recommended: Temporary or permanent verifiable disability and written verification provided by a physician or other appropriate professional.
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is designed to provide an individualized program for overall fitness for the student with a documented disability. The goal is to provide the student with the means to improve the health related components of fitness through a variety of fitness activities.
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101306 201 Lab MW   03:15 PM—04:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 PE202  Naderi, Ramin
Note: #101306 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
101307 202 Lab TTH   03:15 PM—04:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 PE202  Naderi, Ramin
Note: #101307 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 010 - Introduction to Philosophy   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Introductory course for philosophical history and disciplines of metaphysics and epistemology from Socrates to Wittgenstein. This course will cover a long progression of ideas about being, knowledge, justice, goodness, existence and language. The history of philosophy through the ideas proposed by the most important philosophers will be presented in a thematic development so that students can learn, not only basic concepts and ideas, but causes of the development of philosophical history.
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101710 201 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 SA201  Harwood, Sterling
Note: #101710 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
101718 204 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—01:50 PM 01/28/20— 03/19/20 S124  Wells, Kelley
Note: #101718 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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101719 201 Lec MW   07:45 AM—09:05 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 C103  Harwood, Sterling
Note: #101719 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
101722 204 Lec MW   09:15 AM—12:20 PM 03/23/20— 05/20/20 C203  Wells, Kelley
Note: #101722 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
101723 205 Lec M   06:00 PM—09:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 AE251  Harwood, Sterling
Note: #101723 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
PSYCH 018 - Research Methods   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Prerequisite: PSYCH 001 or PSYCH 010 and MATH 063 with C or better
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is an introduction to the experimental and correlational methods used in psychological research. Students will learn to research the literature, design and perform experimental and non-experimental research, and write reports on the research findings. Students will perform statistical analyses on data collected from research conducted during lab sessions
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101770 202 Lec MW   06:00 PM—06:50 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 VPA203  Estrada, Grace
  202 Lab MW   07:00 PM—08:20 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 VPA203  Estrada, Grace
Note: #101770 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
PSYCH 092 - Developmental Psychology   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is an introduction to developmental psychology. Human development is traced from conception through death and dying. The biological, cognitive, psychological, social and cultural factors affecting development and the integration and interactions of these factors throughout the lifespan of human beings will be studied. The dynamic interrelationship of these factors to the uniqueness of, and differences between, individuals will also be considered. Development tasks and potential developmental crises in the contemporary multicultural society are identified for each age group.
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102485 205 Online   01/27/20— 05/22/20 LE232  Estrada, Grace
Note: #102485 This is an Internet online course. Mandatory course orientation is held on campus. You must attend ONE of the two scheduled orientation sessions as follows: Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am in LE-232. Students who cannot attend the orientation must contact the instructor to schedule an online orientation prior to the first orientation date. There will be two online proctored midterm on Thursday, Feb 27 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and Thursday, April 9 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and a proctored final on Thursday, May 21 from 10:00am to 12:00 pm and students are required to bring valid identification. Please inform your instructor if the proctored exam date does not work for you to make other arrangements for you to take the mandatory proctored exam. Please email grace.estrada@evc.edu for additional information.
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
SERV 002 - Service-Learning: Personal   3.00 Units
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101799 201 Lec TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 PE107  Loyola, Angelina
Note: #101799 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
SOC 011 - Social Problems   3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students will analyze selected contemporary social problems and their impact on society. The relationship between social problems and social change will be addressed and its effect on the family, education, crime, class, poverty, race/ethnicity, population, employment, income distribution, gender inequality, health care, and aging.
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101789 203 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 S160  Loyola, Angelina
Note: #101789 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