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Summer 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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117329 101 Lab MTWTH   09:00 AM—11:05 AM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 S134  Schriber, Jennifer
  101 Hybrid   06/20/23— 07/27/23 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.
119637 103 Lab MTWTH   12:05 PM—02:10 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 S134  Schriber, Jennifer
  103 Hybrid   06/20/23— 07/27/23 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.
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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117237 103 Lec MW   09:15 AM—11:20 AM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 GE117  Alkire, Scott
  103 Hybrid   06/20/23— 07/27/23 CANVAS  Alkire, Scott
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.
ENGL 001C - Critical Thinking/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
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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117243 104 Online   06/20/23— 07/27/23 CANVAS  Inguito, Kevin
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 071A - Fund Creative Writing/Poetry
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117245 101 Lec TTH   11:00 AM—12:50 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 GE117  Maughn, James
  101 Hybrid   06/20/23— 07/27/23 CANVAS  Breheny, Jessica
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.
ENGL 071B - Fund Creative Writing/Fiction
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117246 101 Lec TTH   11:00 AM—12:50 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 GE117  Maughn, James
  101 Hybrid   06/20/23— 07/27/23 CANVAS  Breheny, Jessica
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.
ENGL 071C - Fund Creative Writing /Drama
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117247 101 Lec TTH   11:00 AM—12:50 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 GE117  Maughn, James
  101 Hybrid   06/20/23— 07/27/23 CANVAS  Breheny, Jessica
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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117340 101 Lec MTWTH   09:00 AM—10:15 AM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 S213  Nguyen, Tan
  101 Lab MTWTH   10:25 AM—12:30 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 S213  Nguyen, Tan
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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117417 101 Lec MTWTH   06:15 PM—08:50 PM 06/20/23— 08/10/23 GE113  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 102. 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. Course uses My English Lab & Newsela.
117421 102 Slec MTWTH   06:15 PM—08:50 PM 06/20/23— 08/10/23 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 101. 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. Course uses My English Lab & Newsela.
GUIDE 096 - Career and Life Planning
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117489 101 Lec MTWTH   01:30 PM—03:35 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 GE115  Garcia, Valentin
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.
117492 103 Online   06/20/23— 07/27/23 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.
JAPAN 001A - Elementary Japanese 1
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117305 101 Lec MTWTH   10:00 AM—11:30 AM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 B203  Naito, Chikako
  101 Hybrid   06/20/23— 07/27/23 CANVAS  Naito, Chikako
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.
MATH 062 - Calculus for Busi & Soc Sci
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Prerequisite: MATH 021 or MATH 025, with C or better
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course presents single variable calculus and an introduction to multivariable calculus and their applications for business and social science students. The content includes functions and graphs, limits, continuity, differential and integral calculus of polynomials, rational functions, power functions, exponential functions, logarithmic and natural logarithmic functions, partial differentiation and applications of these topics in business and social science.
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117372 101 Lec M   04:00 PM—06:05 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 M201  McCandless, Kevin
  101 Lec TH   04:00 PM—06:05 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 M201  McCandless, Kevin
  101 Hybrid   06/20/23— 07/27/23 CANVAS  McCandless, Kevin
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. Please note there are two on-campus exams that are held at specificdays and times. The first exam is on Mon, July 10th, from 4:00pm- 6:05pm. The final exam is on Thurs, July 27th, from 4:00pm -6:05pm. 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. Course requires the purchase of Knewton Alta.
MATH 071 - Calc I with Analytic Geom
Credit by Exam: Yes Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: (MATH 021 and MATH 022) or MATH 025, all with C or better
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is the first course in calculus for students majoring in mathematics, physical science, computer science, or engineering. Students will study functions and inverse functions, limits, the derivative as a limit, continuity, rules of differentiation, chain rule, implicit differentiation, applications of differentiation, linear approximations, related rates, optimization problems, antiderivatives, Riemann sums, the Fundamental Theorem, the substitution rule for integration and applications of integration to the calculation of areas between curves and volumes of solids of revolution.
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117378 102 Lec M   06:15 PM—08:20 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 M201  McCandless, Kevin
  102 Lec TH   06:15 PM—08:20 PM 06/20/23— 07/27/23 M201  McCandless, Kevin
  102 Hybrid   06/20/23— 07/27/23 CANVAS  McCandless, Kevin
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. Please note there are two on-campus exams that are held at specificdays and times. The first exam is on Mon, July 10th, from 6:15pm - 8:20pm. The final exam is on Thurs, July 27th, from 6:15pm - 8:20pm. 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. Course requires purchase of Knewton Alta.