San Jose City College

Fall 2024 Low Textbook Cost Courses

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ADS 074 - Ethics & Personal/Profess Grow
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123158 101 Online   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Flores, Jose
This is a fully online class with no scheduled meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
BIOL 021 - General Biology
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 2
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is an introductory biology course for non-science majors. The course covers the general principles and basic concepts of biology including the characteristics and classification of living systems, cells, metabolism, development, health, reproduction, genetics, evolution and ecology. This course is not open to biology or related pre-professional majors.
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122668 106 Lab F   09:15 AM—12:20 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 S134  Schriber, Jennifer
  106 Hybrid   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Schriber, Jennifer
This is a hybrid class with scheduled meetings in person on campus at the times listed and additional learning done independently online. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
BIOL 071 - Human Anatomy
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 3
Prerequisite: BIOL 021, with C or better
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course covers the structure of the human body including identifying parts, understanding interrelationships, and making clinical applications. Laboratory activity includes the study of models, dissection of a human cadaver and other selected mammalian organs, and use of the microscope. This course is required for four-year nursing and pre-professional majors such as OT, PT, RT, and Chiropractic.
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122676 105 Lec TTH   06:00 PM—07:20 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 S122  Koppikar, Saneet
  105 Lab TTH   07:30 PM—10:35 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 S126  Koppikar, Saneet
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
CHEM 001B - General Chemistry
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Prerequisite: CHEM 001A with C or better
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is a continuation of Chemistry 001A, the second semester of a one year college level general chemistry sequence. The content includes thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, coordination compounds, nuclear chemistry, and organic chemistry. The laboratory emphasizes qualitative and quantitative analyses of inorganic compounds and introduces electronic instrumentation. The course is required for students majoring in physical and biological sciences and pre-professional majors such as pre-medicine and dentistry. The course also completes the basic chemistry requirements for students majoring in chemical and materials engineering.
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122726 102 Lec TTH   06:00 PM—07:20 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 S212  Cantin, Lucas
  102 Lab TTH   07:30 PM—10:35 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 S212  Cantin, Lucas
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less. This course uses Aktiv Chemistry.
COMS 010 - Interpersonal Communication
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 basic principles of general and interpersonal communication. It enables them to develop better interpersonal effectiveness through discussion of both effective and ineffective communication techniques, emphasizing the practice of constructive interactive skills.
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122437 103 Lec M   09:15 AM—12:20 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 T210  Giacalone, Shelley
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
122438 104 Lec TTH   07:45 AM—09:05 AM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 T210  Giacalone, Shelley
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
COMS 020 - Oral Communication
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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122445 103 Lec W   09:15 AM—12:20 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 T210  Giacalone, Shelley
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
122447 105 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 T210  Giacalone, Shelley
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
COMS 045 - Small Group Communication
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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122456 103 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 T210  Giacalone, Shelley
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
ESL 312 - Introduction to the Essay
Grading: K   |   Advisory Level  —   Read:   |  Write:  | Math:
Prerequisite: ESL 322 and ESL 323 and ESL 324, all with P grade or placement based on assessment.
Corequisite: ESL 312L
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: NAA
Students read and write compositions of multiple paragraphs and short essays on academic topics to acquire grammar, writing, and vocabulary skills for college-level academic work. Concurrent enrollment in ESL 312L is required for computer-assisted grammar and writing practice with lab assistance. ESL 312 is a high-intermediate writing course for non-native speakers of English three levels below English 1A.
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122554 101 Lec TTH   09:00 AM—11:20 AM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 GE117  Mitevska, Margarita
A final in-person proctored exam is on Friday December 6, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less. This course uses Canvas & MyEnglishLab.
ESL 531 - Inter-Low Listening/Speaking
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122599 103 Lec MW   08:30 AM—10:20 AM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 GE213  Sanchez, Claudio
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
ETH 018 - African American Male Exp.
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123172 101 Online   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  White, Khalid
This is a fully online class with no scheduled meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
ETH 020 - African American Culture
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is a survey of the African American experience in the United States. Students will crirtically examine past, present and evolving, social, political and economic cultural dynamics that create African American culture.
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123173 101 Online   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  White, Khalid
This is a fully online class with no scheduled meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
ETH 030 - Chicana/o Culture
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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123183 101 Lec T   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 B208  Rodriguez, Andres
  101 Hybrid   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Rodriguez, Andres
This is a hybrid class with scheduled meetings in person on campus at the times listed and additional learning done independently online. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
GLOBL 001 - Introduction to Global Studies
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123210 101 Lec M   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 B201  Schultz, William
  101 Hybrid   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Schultz, William
This is a hybrid class with scheduled meetings in person on campus at the times listed and additional learning done independently online. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
GLOBL 002 - Global Issues
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123212 101 Lec W   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 B206  Bernstein, Dana
  101 Hybrid   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Bernstein, Dana
This is a hybrid class with scheduled meetings in person on campus at the times listed and additional learning done independently online. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
GUIDE 096 - Career and Life Planning
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122996 106 Slec T   01:30 PM—02:50 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 ZOOM  Chavez, Carlos
  106 Hybrid   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Chavez, Carlos
This is a hybrid class with scheduled online Zoom meetings at the times listed and additional learning done independently online. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
JAPAN 001A - Elementary Japanese 1
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122616 101 Lec M   11:00 AM—12:30 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 B209  Fukui, Ikuko
  101 Hybrid   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Fukui, Ikuko
This is a hybrid class with scheduled meetings in person on campus at the times listed and additional learning done independently online. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
122617 102 Online   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Fukui, Ikuko
This is a fully online class with no scheduled meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
JAPAN 001B - Elementary Japanese 2
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122618 101 Lec T   11:00 AM—12:30 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 B206  Fukui, Ikuko
  101 Hybrid   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Fukui, Ikuko
This is a hybrid class with scheduled meetings in person on campus at the times listed and additional learning done independently online. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
122619 102 Online   08/26/24— 12/12/24 CANVAS  Fukui, Ikuko
This is a fully online class with no scheduled meetings. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less.
PHYS 002A - Alg/Trig Physics I
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 is the first of a two-semester course in general physics for students not needing calculus based physics. Students will study basic principles of Mechanics and Thermodynamics such as Newton's laws of motion, work, and the conservation principles of energy and momentum; heat transfer, calorimetry, and the fundamental laws of thermodynamics.
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122866 101 Lec TTH   09:00 AM—10:20 AM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 S203  Khadka, Dhan
  101 Lab T   10:30 AM—01:35 PM 08/26/24— 12/12/24 S206  Khadka, Dhan
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. This is a LTC (low textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online or purchase a hard copy for $40 or less. This course requires purchase of Webassign.