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Fall 2023 Low Textbook Cost Courses

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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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118057 105 Lab W   06:15 PM—09:20 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 S134  Cabanilla, Joanne
  105 Hybrid   08/28/23— 12/14/23 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.
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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118081 101 Lec MW   09:00 AM—10:20 AM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 S123  Cantin, Lucas
  101 Lab MW   10:30 AM—01:35 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 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.
ECON 010A - Prin. of Macroeconomic Theory
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: MATH 111 with P grade
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course explains the forces affecting national economies such as variations in money and credit, income, output, productivity, employment, prices and inflation. ECON 010A examines monetary and fiscal theories, explains the role the government plays in the U.S. and other national economies as a result of monetary and fiscal policies and through the exercise of its regulatory powers. The course also provides an overview of how changes in inflation rates, interest rates, and the international value of the dollar reflect variations in the economy. This course provides an overview of the effects the government has upon businesses and households as a result of its taxation and spending policies.
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119043 101 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 B102  Trieu, Hung
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.
119044 102 Online   08/28/23— 12/14/23 CANVAS  Trieu, Hung
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.
119045 103 Lec M   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 B102  Trieu, Hung
  103 Hybrid   08/28/23— 12/14/23 CANVAS  Trieu, Hung
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.
119046 104 Lec T   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 B102  Trieu, Hung
  104 Hybrid   08/28/23— 12/14/23 CANVAS  Trieu, Hung
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.
ECON 010B - Intro to Microeconomic Theory
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: MATH 111 with P grade
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Microeconomics focuses on economic behavior of individual economic units such as consumers, firms, and resource owners. It examines the market system as a means of solving the problems in the production and distribution of goods and services in a society. An analysis of the effectiveness of the price system in providing the society with an equitable distribution of goods, services and income is featured. It explores some of the more urgent micro-economic problems such as monopoly power of big business and big unions, government regulations and consumer protection, the energy crisis, taxes and welfare.
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119047 101 Lec W   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 B102  Trieu, Hung
  101 Hybrid   08/28/23— 12/14/23 CANVAS  Trieu, Hung
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.
119048 102 Online   08/28/23— 12/14/23 CANVAS  Trieu, Hung
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.
119049 103 Online   08/28/23— 12/14/23 CANVAS  Trieu, Hung
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.
ENGL 001A - English Composition
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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117251 105 Lec MW   02:35 PM—03:55 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 B206  Pino, Anthony
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. Course uses Canvas. 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.
117278 132 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 B106  Pino, Anthony
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. Course uses Canvas. 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.
ENGL 001B - English Composition
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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117285 102 Lec TH   06:15 PM—07:35 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 GE223  Nestojko, Jennifer
  102 Hybrid   08/28/23— 12/14/23 CANVAS  Nestojko, 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.
ENGR 003 - Introduction to Engineering
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118105 101 Lec MW   10:30 AM—11:20 AM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 S205  Singh, Shiva
  101 Lab MW   09:00 AM—10:20 AM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 S207  Singh, Shiva
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.
118107 102 Lec TTH   09:00 AM—09:50 AM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 S213  Singh, Shiva
  102 Lab TTH   10:00 AM—11:20 AM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 S213  Singh, Shiva
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 section is reserved for students in the Growth Sector cohort. For more information, please contact 408-288-3716.
ESL 302 - Intro College Rdg and Wrtg
Grading: K   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 0   |  Write: 0  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: ESL 312 and ESL 313, both with P grade or placement based on assessment
Corequisite: ESL 302L
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: NAA
Students will focus on development of multi-paragraph essays that have a clearly stated thesis that controls the logical development of ideas and demonstrates a high level of fluency and accuracy in sentence grammar and word choice. Students will study readings that demonstrate the ways writers organize and express ideas in different genres and for a variety of rhetorical purposes. Reading materials will include articles, essays, and short literary works highlighting current issues and topics of interest across cultures. Concurrent enrollment in ESL 302L is required for computer-assisted and instructor-guided practice. This course is designed for non-native speakers of English two levels below English 1A.
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117962 102 Lec W   07:45 PM—09:35 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 GE115  McKinlay, Huimin
  102 Lec M   06:15 PM—09:50 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 GE115  McKinlay, Huimin
  102 Lab W   06:15 PM—07:35 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 GE115  McKinlay, Huimin
This is a traditional on-campus class with meetings at the times listed. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. Students who would prefer to attend this class over Zoom should enroll in section 103. Course uses My English Lab & Newsela. 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.
117963 103 Slec W   07:45 PM—09:35 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 ZOOM  McKinlay, Huimin
  103 Slec M   06:15 PM—09:50 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 ZOOM  McKinlay, Huimin
  103 Slab W   06:15 PM—07:35 PM 08/28/23— 12/14/23 ZOOM  McKinlay, Huimin
This is a synchronous, online class with scheduled Zoom meetings at the times listed. Students will use the college's learning management system, Canvas, for coursework. For additional class-specific requirements, please email the course instructor. Students who would prefer to attend this class on campus should enroll in section 102. Course uses My English Lab & Newsela. 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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117696 101 Online   08/28/23— 12/14/23 CANVAS  Ngo, Tuan
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.
117697 102 Online   08/28/23— 12/14/23 CANVAS  Ngo, Tuan
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.