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Fall 2020 Zero Textbook Cost Courses

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ART 024 - Beginning Drawing
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students are introduced to the fundamental elements and compositional principles of drawing. Lecture and studio practice will emphasize a variety of media, tools and techniques in studying the elements and principles of drawing, including line, shape, value, perspective, proportion, balance and unity.
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103272 202 Lec TTH   01:45 PM—02:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 VPA201  Nobriga, Mark
  202 Lab TTH   02:45 PM—04:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 VPA201  Nobriga, Mark
Note: #103272 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
ART 090 - Art Appreciation
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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103320 205 Online   08/31/20— 12/17/20 VPA202  Jenkins, Jeremiah
Note: #103320 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 Monday, Aug. 31st at 10 am on Conferzoom. This orientation is mandatory, but will be recorded for students that cannot attend the live version. Students that do not log on, watch the orientation video, and do the check in assignment can be dropped from the course. There will be a proctored examination on Monday, Dec. 14 at 7pm in room VPA202, and students are required to bring valid identification. Please email your instructor with any questions: jeremiah.jenkins@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
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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103330 201 Lec MW   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 C205  Rowe, Karen
Note: #10This 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-courses3330
103331 202 Lec TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 C205  Rowe, Karen
Note: #103331 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
103332 203 Lec TTH   01:45 PM—03:05 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 C205  Rowe, Karen
Note: #103332 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 018 - Intro to Communication Studies
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students will study the principles of communication theory and the skills necessary to put them into practice in their daily lives. Students will focus on the basic elements: communication competence, foundations of interpersonal communication, foundations of small group communication, and public speaking skills.
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103335 202 Lec MW   01:45 PM—03:05 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 C202  Threet, Douglas
Note: #103335 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 040 - Intro. to Argumentation
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 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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103351 203 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 C105  Threet, Douglas
Note: #103331 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
103352 204 Lec MW   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 C208  Threet, Douglas
Note: #103352 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
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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103371 201 Lec T   06:00 PM—09:05 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 SA103  Nievera-Lozano, Melissaann
Note: #103371 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
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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103379 201 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 AD123  Nievera-Lozano, Melissaann
Note: #103379 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 056A - Weight Training Beg.
Grading: O   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is a physical activity course designed to teach students how to use progressive weight resistance exercises to develop muscular strength and endurance while using both free weights and weight machines.
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103629 202 Lab TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 FC101  Betencor, Oriolando
Note: #103629 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 056B - Weight Training Intermediate
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103630 202 Lab TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 FC101  Betencor, Oriolando
Note: #103630 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 056C - Weight Training Adv
Grading: O   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This is a physical activity course designed for students having a solid understanding of basic training techniques and strength programs. Students will learn techniques for bodybuilding and improving strength and speed in athletic competition.
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103632 202 Lab TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 FC101  Betencor, Oriolando
Note: #103632 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
MUSIC 096 - Intro to Electronic Music
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This course is intended to introduce students to the basics of electronic music production, which includes the fundamental techniques of Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) and Digital Audio in the project studio environment. The student will learn the use of keyboard controllers, software synthesizers and instruments, MIDI sequencing and digital audio recording in the making of music. Short technical quizzes and music assignments will be given on material covered in class. Some prior music experience is recommended, but not required.
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103720 201 Lec TTH   07:45 AM—09:05 AM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 VPA203  Nguyen, Xo
Note: #103720 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
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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103696 201 Lab TTH   03:15 PM—04:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 PE202  Naderi, Ramin
Note: #103696 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
103697 202 Lab MW   03:15 PM—04:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 PE202  Naderi, Ramin
Note: #103697 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 056A - Adapted Strength Conditioning
Grading: O   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: 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 muscle strength and conditioning program for the student with a documented disability. The student will learn proper skills and techniques and how to adapt fitness equipment to enhance muscle strength and endurance.
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103700 201 Lab TTH   01:45 PM—03:05 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 PE202  Naderi, Ramin
Note: #103700 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
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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103729 202 Lec MW   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 C204  Harwood, Sterling
Note: #103729 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
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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103733 202 Lec MW   01:45 PM—03:05 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 C103  Harwood, Sterling
Note: #103733 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
103734 203 Lec TTH   12:30 PM—03:35 PM 10/27/20— 12/17/20 C207  Wells, Kelley
Note: #103734 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
POLSC 001 - Politics and Govt in America
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
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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103747 202 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 C102  Ras, Guy
Note: #103747 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
103751 206 Lec TTH   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 SA103  Ras, Guy
Note: #103751 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 001 - General Psychology
Grading: O   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
This behavioral science course is a basic introduction to the scientific study of the psychological, biological and environmental influences on behavior. It is a survey of traditional and contemporary theories and attitudes about perception, consciousness, learning, memory, thinking, human development, intelligence emotions, motivation, personality, stress/adaptation, abnormal behavior/ treatment, and the social world. It is designed to give insight into oneself and others.
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103758 202 Lec MW   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 SA104  Williams, Leslie
Note: #103758 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
103760 203 Lec MW   12:15 PM—01:35 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 SA104  Williams, Leslie
Note: #103763 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
103763 205 Lec TTH   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 SA202  Williams, Leslie
Note: #103763 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 020 - Psychology of Stress Reduction
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Recommended: completion of PSYCH 001
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students are presented a comprehensive approach to stress and stress reduction from a psychological perspective. A psychophysiological model of stress will be presented and analyzed. A variety of evidenced-based stress reduction methods will be taught in the contexts of student and work life settings.
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103805 201 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 SA201  Estrada, Grace
Note: #103805 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
THEAT 020 - Intro to Theatre
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students study the aesthetics of drama and theatre from their origin through modern theatre practice. Students will examine: plays, playwrights, theatrical design, acting, directing, theatre architecture, the role of the audience, cultural and socio-political effects, production values and dramatic genres.
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103827 201 Lec TTH   10:45 AM—12:05 PM 08/31/20— 12/17/20 VPA105  Kaufmann, John
Note: #103827 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