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Business Law I

BUS 005 , 26542 - 3 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: Note: Same as Law 1.    This course covers the essentials of the law of contracts: agency, employment, personal property, bailment, sales, and real property in their application to everyday problems pertaining to business and to the individual. Elementary safeguards regarding sales and sales contacts are covered.

Business Communications

BUS 032 , 7703 - 3 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: This course covers the principles and techniques of effective use of English as a communication tool by identifying the speaking, listening, reading, writing and computer skills to send clear and concise messages. Practical experience is given in writing letters, memos, reports, application letters and job-winning resumes utilizing electronic communications and the Internet.

Interpersonal Communication

COMM 121 , 7749 - 3 units
Instructor: F. Smith smithng@wlac.edu
Description: This class focuses on one-to-one and small group communication. The course develops an awareness of the difference between effective and poor communication.

Principles of Economics II

ECON 002 , 7714 - 3 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 115 or higher.   NOTE: Economics 1 is not a prerequisite for Economics 2.   This course explores the causes of unemployment, inflation, dollar depreciation, economic stagnation, as well as policy changes. Topics include: the national income, business fluctuations, the financial system, public finance and international economics.

College Reading and Composition I

ENG 101 , 7717 - 3 units
Instructor: L. Cordova cordovLA@wlac.edu
Description: PREREQUISITE: Completion of English 28 or ESL 8 with a grade of 'C' or better or appropriate placement level demonstrated through the English assessment process.    This is a college-level freshman composition course which focuses on expository writing and argumentation and requires the writing of a minimum of 6000 words in essays and a research paper. Students study a variety of texts written at the college level, including literature, that reflect current academic concerns relating to issues of language, ethnicity, class, gender, identity, psychology, and cultural studies. The course is intended for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university.

Introductory Accounting I

ACCTG 001 , 7700 - 5 units
Instructor: C. Daniel danielcv@wlac.edu
Description: Note: Same as Accounting 21 plus Accounting 22. This course emphasizes basic accounting theory and practices which include an analysis of records of original entry and their relationship to the general ledger, controlling accounts and their subsidiary ledgers, the voucher system, periodic adjustments, worksheets, financial statements, and closing the ledger.

Introductory Accounting II

ACCTG 002 , 26536 - 5 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: Prerequisite: Accounting 1 or Accounting 21 and 22 with a grade of "C" or better. Accounting principles and procedures relating to partnerships and corporations, accounting for manufacturing, cost accounting, branch and department accounting,interpretation of financial statements, supplementary statements, data processing and management controls are covered. This course is acceptable for Management 1B credit at UCLA.

Human Biological Evolution

ANTHRO 101 , 7706 - 3 units
Instructor: M. Gordon gordonmj@wlac.edu
Description: This course will enable students to apply a scientific approach to unravel the mystery of the evolution of humankind. The tools to aid in this discovery will include recent DNA research, studies of modern monkeys and apes, and the human fossil record (the bones and stones!). Throughout the course, students will examine the dynamic relationship between humans and their environment and explore scientific explanations for human variation.

Laboratory in Human Biological Evolution

ANTHRO 111 , 7708 - 2 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 115 or higher.   Note: This course satisfies a Life Science lab requirement.    This laboratory class offers an exploration of selected topics in biological anthropology including genetics, human variation, the living primates, and human paleontology.

Survey of Art History II

ART 102 , 7711 - 3 units
Instructor: L. Blake lblakeelahi@yahoo.com
Description: NOTE: Art 101 is not a prerequisite for Art 102. This course introduces the student to the visual arts of Western Europe and the U.S., beginning with the Renaissance and ending in the 20th Century. The work of such artists as Michelangelo and Picasso will be covered along with such art movements as Impressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism.

Introduction to Business

BUS 001 , 7702 - 3 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: This course is a survey of the fundamental aspects of all phases of business including entrepreneurship alternatives, management/leadership, marketing, financial management and institutions, investing through the securities market, and challenges facing global markets.

Introduction to Computers and Their Use

CO SCI 901 , 7718 - 3 units
Instructor: M. Apigo ApigoMJ@wlac.edu
Description: The course introduces students to fundamental 'Computer Literacy' concepts. Students will learn to use Windows 7 on the PC-compatible computers as well as MS Office 2013, a word processing program (MS WORD), a spreadsheet program (MS EXCEL), MS PowerPoint and Database (MS Access). This class is intended for students requiring 'hands-on' knowledge of computer applications. This class will be accepted as a prerequisite for all advanced applications classes listed under CSIT and CAOT.

College Success Seminar

COUNSEL 040 , 7756 - 3 units
Instructor: M. Green Greenmd@wlac.edu
Description: This course will examine issues related to higher education that impact student success. Topics will include an overview of academic success skills, value and purpose of higher education, diversity in higher education, learning styles and memory, WLAC college policies and resources, health and wellness issues, decision making , factors that impact lifelong learning, effective oral, interpersonal and written communication strategies, critical thinking, career exploration and educational planning.

Principles of Economics I

ECON 001 , 7726 - 3 units
Instructor: M. Keskinel keskinm@wlac.edu
Description: PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 115 or higher. Note: Microeconomics. Students may take Economics 1 or 2 as the first course. This course is an introduction to the field of microeconomics, which focuses on the behavior of individual economic agents including consumers, business firms, and the government. Topics include supply and demand, elasticity, forms of business organizations, theory of production and cost, pricing and output decision in various market structures, market failure and the role of government, labor management relations, and international trade.

Composition and Critical Thinking

ENG 103 , 7721 - 3 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: PREREQUISITE: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better.  This course, which meets the transfer critical thinking requirement, is designed to develop transfer-ready critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in English 101. Based on college-level readings, the course will focus on the development of logical reasoning and analytical and argumentative writing skills with a minimum of 10000 words of student writing submitted over the semester.

Physical Geology

GEOLOGY 001 , 26553 - 3 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: This course deals with the materials, structures, and processes that shape our planet Earth. It includes a survey of minerals and rocks, a study of plate tectonics, the forces and processes that cause earthquakes and  volcanoes, a study of Earth features created by streams, groundwater, wind, and glaciers; concepts about the origin of energy and mineral resources [petroleum, natural gas, coal, gold, diamond etc], and the environmental impact of these resources.

Political and Social History of the United States I

HIST 011 , 7735 - 3 units
Instructor: A. Parsa parsaa@wlac.edu
Description: A survey of political, economic, cultural and foreign policy areas of America from its roots in Europe through Reconstruction.

People in Contemporary Society

HUMAN 031 , 26591 - 3 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: This course focuses on the changing face of culture, including art, literature, music, philosophy, history and drama.

Calculus for Business and Social Science

MATH 236 , 7746 - 5 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: PREREQUISITES: Mathematics 125 or Mathematics 128 This course consists of elementary differential and integral calculus; exponential and logarithmic functions, and their applications to business and social sciences.

Ethics

PHIL 020 , 26593 - 3 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: This course introduces classical theories of ethics including morality and values,utilitarianism, deontological theories, and virtue theory. Issues of meta-ethics including relativism, are explored in the context of contemporary moral problems, including ethical issues surrounding our moral obligations to wilderness areas and other species.

Introduction to Sociology

SOC 001 , 26564 - 3 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: An introductory study of the basic concepts, theoretical approaches, and methods of sociology. Topics typically include the analysis and explanation of social structure, group dynamics, socialization, social stratification, culture and diversity, social change, and global dynamics. Course objectives include the ability to apply sociological ideas to everyday life.

Statistics

 

MATH 227 , 1 - 4 units
Instructor: Staff ichone@wlac.edu
Description: This course is an introduction to measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, descriptive and inferential statistics, sampling distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear correlation and regression analysis, and analysis of variance. Using technology in the form of a statistical software package, online resources, or a statistical/graphing calculator (such as a TI-84) is a required component of the course. Students can take Math online with one of our LACCD sister colleges or one of our University Partners.

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STATISTICS

MATH 227 , 4 units
Description: This course is an introduction to measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, descriptive and inferential statistics, sampling distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear correlation and regression analysis, and analysis of variance. Using technology in the form of a statistical software package, online resources, or a statistical/graphing calculator (such as a TI-84) is a required component of the course. Students can take Math online with one of our LACCD sister colleges or one of our University Partners.


NOTE: Not every class is offered each semester.