Distance Education Department

Fall 2015 Online Courses

Fall 2015 Online Courses

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 1

  • Start date: 08/31/15

INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS (CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)
This course is part of the General Education Social Justice Path option for transfer to CSUN. See http://faculty.piercecollege.edu/gepaths for further information.

This class is completely online. Enrolled students are required to email the professor at richke@piercecollege.edu than 23:55 hours (11:55 pm) on the first day of the semester. Failure to do so could result in exclusion from the course. Please make sure your email address is updated at the LACCD student portal or you will not receive important information regarding the class.

See http://faculty.piercecollege.edu/gepaths for more information.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0902 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA RICH, K E richke@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 2

  • Start date: 08/31/15

CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)

This class is completely online. If you are enrolled, please ensure you check your Pierce email account the week before the semester begins for an email containing important information about the class. To avoid being excluded from the class, enrolled students must log in to the class on the first day of the semester. For more information please email richke@piercecollege.edu.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0909 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA RICH, K E richke@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 75

  • Start date: 08/31/15

INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS
(CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D)

This class is completely online. If you are enrolled, please ensure you check your Pierce email account the week before the semester begins for an email containing important information about the class. To avoid being excluded from the class, enrolled students must log in to the class on the first day of the semester. For further information please contact Prof. Rich at richke@piercecollege.edu .

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0949 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA RICH, K E richke@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

ANTHROPOLOGY 101

  • Start date: 08/31/15

HUMAN BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA B2 • IGETC AREA 5B)

This course is part of the General Education Sustainability Path option for transfer to CSUN. See http://faculty.piercecollege.edu/gepaths for further information.

Note: Students interested in earning laboratory credit are encouraged to enroll in Anthropology 111.

This course is taught online. No on-campus meetings required. Enrolled students must logon to Pierce Online (Moodle) and complete the orientation no later than 11:55 pm on Thursday, September 3. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from class. For information on the class go to http://faculty.piercecollege.edu/steinpl.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0901 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA STEIN, P L steinpl@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

ANTHROPOLOGY 121

  • Start date: 08/31/15

ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION, MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA C2 • IGETC AREA 3B)

This course is taught online. No on-campus meetings required. Enrolled students must logon to Pierce Online (Moodle) and complete the orientation no later than 11:55 pm on Thursday, September 3. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from class. For information on the class go to http://faculty.piercecollege.edu/steinpl/.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0966 Lecture 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA STEIN, P L steinpl@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

ANTHROPOLOGY 161

  • Start date: 08/31/15

INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA C2 OR D • IGETC AREA 3B OR 4)

This course is taught online. No on-campus meetings required. Enrolled students must logon to Pierce Online (Moodle) and complete the orientation no later than 11:55 pm on Thursday, September 3. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from class. For information on the class go to http://faculty.piercecollege.edu/levinedp.
Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0924 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA LEVINE, D P levinedp@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

ART 501

  • Start date: 08/31/15

BEGINNING TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA C1 • IGETC AREA 3A)

This is a hands-on studio art course, fully online. Communication and class interaction happen in the virtual environment while you create projects in your own time and space. This is not a computer course. You will be contacted by the Instructor at the email address with which you registered.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0965 Lec 2-Hrs, 5 min
Lec 2-Hrs, 5 min
TBA KOCS, C M kocscm@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

BUSINESS 1

  • Start date: 08/31/15

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS

This online course requires the learner to complete all course work and class attendance online in a virtual course room. Each learner is required to have a valid email address on file with the college/district. Enrollment is limited to 40 learners. Visit the instructor's web site at: http://faculty.piercecollege.edu/Rskidmore for more course information.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0912 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA SKIDMORE, R D skidmore_RD@piercecollege.edu
0913 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA SKIDMORE, R D skidmore_RD@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

CHICANO STUDIES 80

  • Start date: 08/31/15

CHICANO POLITICS
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)

Online class. Class preview at www.professorfernandez.com. Class is completely online. Enrolled students must send an email during the first week of the semester to the instructor for important information. A few students can add by sending an email to the instructor on the FIRST DAY of the semester at info@professorfernandez.com.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0903 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA FERNANDEZ, A J info@professorfernandez.com
  • 100% Online

CHILD DEVELOPMENT 1

  • Start date: 08/31/15

CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)

This is a distance education online class. No on-campus meetings required. Each student is required to have a valid e-mail address on file with the college/district. On the first day of classes log onto http://moodle.piercecollege.edu.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0906 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA BASS KEER, W bassw@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES 87

  • Start date: 08/31/15

EXCEL CONCEPTS FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)

This class will be conducted entirely online. There will be an online orientation meeting the first week of class. You will receive an announcement via e-mail (make sure that you check your new student e-mail) with dates and times. If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Perret at PerretJD@faculty.laccd.edu.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0951 Lec 1-Hr, 5 min
Lab 2-Hrs, 5 min
TBA PERRET, J D PerretJD@faculty.laccd.edu
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COUNSELING 8

  • Start date: 08/31/15

CAREER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
(CSU) - 3 UNITS

Note: This class is offered on a pass/no-pass basis only. Students do not have the option of receiving letter grades.

This is a distance education online class. No on-campus meetings required. E-mail the instructor at sawyerra@piercecollege.edu as soon as you register.
(8 Week Class - Starts 10/26/2015, Ends 12/19/2015 )

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0921 4-Hrs, 15 min TBA SAWYER, R A sawyerra@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

COUNSELING 20

  • Start date: 08/31/15

POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION: THE SCOPE OF CAREER PLANNING
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA E)

Note: UC gives credit for Counseling 40 or 20, not both. This is a distance education online class. No on-campus meetings required. E-mail the instructor at millerae@piercecollege.edu as soon as you register.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0922 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA MILLER, A E millerae@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

COUNSELING 40

  • Start date: 08/31/15

COLLEGE SUCCESS SEMINAR
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA E)

Note: UC gives credit for Counseling 40 or 20, not both.
This is a distance education online course. No on-campus meetings required. Visit the instructor's web site at https://sites.google.com/site/rodriguezpd40 for more course information.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0923 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA RODRIGUEZ, C C rodrigcc@piercecollege.edu

This is a distance education online course. No on-campus meetings required. E-mail the instructor at quintepa@piercecollege.edu as soon as you register.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0931 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA QUINTERO, P A quintepa@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

ECONOMICS 1

  • Start date: 08/31/15

PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I
(CSU) - 1 UNIT
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)

This course is 100% online. The professor will be contacting enrolled students prior to start of the semester via their official LACCD email accounts. USE ONLY YOUR OFFICIAL LACCD STUDENT EMAIL ACCOUNT TO CONTACT THE PROFESSOR AND RECEIVE CLASS INFORMATION. Email Prof. Pam Brown at BrownPJ@PierceCollege.edu if you would like to try and Add the course.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0904 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA BROWN, P J BrownPJ@PierceCollege.edu
0952 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA BROWN, P J BrownPJ@PierceCollege.edu
0960 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA BROWN, P J BrownPJ@PierceCollege.edu

0975

(LIMTED TO HONORS PROGRAM STUDENTS)

3-Hrs, 10 min TBA BROWN, P J BrownPJ@PierceCollege.edu
  • 100% Online

ECONOMICS 2

  • Start date: 08/31/15

PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)

This course is 100% online. The professor will be contacting enrolled students prior to start of the semester via their official LACCD email accounts. USE ONLY YOUR OFFICIAL LACCD STUDENT EMAIL ACCOUNT TO CONTACT THE PROFESSOR AND RECEIVE CLASS INFORMATION. Email Prof. Pam Brown at BrownPJ@PierceCollege.edu if you would like to try and Add the course.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0905 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA BROWN, P J BrownPJ@PierceCollege.edu
0936 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA BROWN, P J BrownPJ@PierceCollege.edu
  • 100% Online

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 32

  • Start date: 08/31/15

SURVEY OF ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA C1 • IGETC AREA 3A)

This is a fully online class. To obtain additional information about this class, please go to this website: http://moodle.piercecollege.edu/ and click on the Environmental Science 32 link within the 'Fall 2015 Distance Education Courses' folder. This should be done prior to August 31, 2015, after which this class will be in session.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0933 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA SPRANZA, J J spranzjj@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

GEOGRAPHY 1

  • Start date: 08/31/15

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
(CSU) - 2 UNITS

This course is taught online. No on-campus meetings required. Enrolled students must logon to Pierce Online (Moodle) and complete the orientation no later than 11:55 pm on Thursday of the first week of class. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from class. Information on the course logistics and content will be emailed to all enrolled students one week prior to the start of the Fall semester. For further information contact the instructor at kranzj@piercecollege.edu.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0968 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA KRANZ, J kranzj@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

GEOGRAPHY 2

  • Start date: 08/31/15

CULTURAL ELEMENTS OF GEOGRAPHY
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)
This course is part of the General Education Sustainability Path option for transfer to CSUN. See http://faculty.piercecollege.edu/gepaths for further information.

This course is taught online. No on-campus meetings required. Enrolled students must logon to Pierce Online (Moodle) and complete the orientation no later than 11:55 pm on Thursday of the first week of class. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from class. Information on the course logistics and content will be emailed to all enrolled students one week prior to the start of the Fall semester. For further information contact the instructor at valladm@piercecollege.edu.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0967 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA VALLADE, M valladm@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

LIBRARY SCIENCE 102

  • Start date: 08/31/15

INTERNET RESEARCH METHODS
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA E)

(8 Week Class - Starts 8/31/2015, Ends 10/24/2015 )

This course is taught online. No campus meetings required. Read the notice on the professor's website at http://libguides.piercecollege.edu/libsci102 before enrolling in this class.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0950 2-Hrs, 5 min TBA DIEHL, M E diehlme@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

MUSIC 111

  • Start date: 08/31/15

MUSIC APPRECIATION I
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA C1 • IGETC AREA 3A)

This is an online class. No on-campus meetings required. There will be an optional orientation on Thursday, 9/3/2015, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in MUS 3422. Enrolled students must email the instructor at aubuchAM@piercecollege.edu on the first day of the semester. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the course. Students interested in adding should email the instructor at aubuchAM@piercecollege.edu from their LACCD student email account. For more information log on to http://moodle.piercecollege.edu on the first day of the semester, or email the instructor at aubuchAM@piercecollege.edu.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0961 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA AUBUCHON, A M aubuchAM@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

PHILOSOPHY 1

  • Start date: 08/31/15

INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA C2 • IGETC AREA 3B)

This is an online class. No on-campus meetings required. For more information email the instructor at mcquitm@piercecollege.edu

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0908 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA MCQUITTY, M mcquitm@piercecollege.edu

This is an online class. No on-campus meetings required. For more information go to www.caragillis.com or email the instructor at gilliscl@piercecollege.edu.  (This is an honors class. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students).

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0934 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA GILLIS, C L gilliscl@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

PHILOSOPHY 5

  • Start date: 08/31/15

CRITICAL THINKING AND COMPOSITION 
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA A3 • IGETC AREA 1B)

Prerequisite: English 101, or the equivalent, with a grade of “C” or better, or a score of 3 or higher on the AP English Language or AP English Literature exams.

This is an online class. No on-campus meetings required. For more information email the instructor at mcquitm@piercecollege.edu

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0914 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA MCQUITTY, M mcquitm@piercecollege.edu

This is an online class. No on-campus meetings required. For more information email the instructor at woodmc@piercecollege.edu

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0973 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA WOOD, M C woodmc@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

PHILOSOPHY 6

  • Start date: 08/31/15

LOGIC IN PRACTICE 
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA A3 • IGETC AREA 1B)

This is an online class. No on-campus meetings required. For more information email the instructor at woodmc@piercecollege.edu

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0974 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA WOOD, M C woodmc@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

PHILOSOPHY 9

  • Start date: 08/31/15

SYMBOLIC LOGIC I 
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA A3)

This is an online class. No on-campus meetings required. For more information go to www.caragillis.com or email the instructor at gilliscl@piercecollege.edu.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0910 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA GILLIS, C L gilliscl@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

PHILOSOPHY 20

  • Start date: 08/31/15

ETHICS 
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA C2 • IGETC AREA 3B)

This is an online class. No on-campus meetings required. For more information go to www.caragillis.com or email the instructor at gilliscl@piercecollege.edu.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0911 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA GILLIS, C L gilliscl@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

POLITICAL SCIENCE 1

  • Start date: 08/31/15

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4 • SATISFIES CSU AMERICAN IDEALS GRADUATION REQUIREMENT US-2 & US-3)

This class is completely online. Enrolled students are required to email the professor at gabrieac@piercecollege.edu no later than 8:00 p.m. on the first day of the semester to confirm their attendance in the course. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the course. Students interested in adding must send an email on the FIRST DAY of the semester to the instructor at gabrieac@piercecollege.edu to receive information on the add process.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0916 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA GABRIELLI, A C gabrieac@piercecollege.edu
0926 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA GABRIELLI, A C gabrieac@piercecollege.edu

Online class. Class preview at www.professorfernandez.com. Class is completely online. Enrolled students must send an email during the first week of the semester to the instructor for important information. A few students can add by sending an email to the instructor on the FIRST DAY of the semester at info@professorfernandez.com.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0917 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA FERNANDEZ, A J info@professorfernandez.com
  • 100% Online

POLITICAL SCIENCE 2

  • Start date: 08/31/15

MODERN WORLD GOVERNMENTS 
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)

This class is completely online. Enrolled students are required to email the professor at gabrieac@piercecollege.edu no later than 8:00 p.m. on the first day of the semester to confirm their attendance in the course. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the course. Students interested in adding must send an email on the FIRST DAY of the semester to the instructor at gabrieac@piercecollege.edu to receive information on the add process.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0927 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA GABRIELLI, A C gabrieac@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

POLITICAL SCIENCE 5

  • Start date: 08/31/15

THE HISTORY OF WESTERN POLITICAL THOUGHT
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA A3 OR D • IGETC AREA 4)

This class is completely online. Enrolled students are required to email the professor at dawsonjs@piercecollege.edu no later than 11:55 p.m. on the first day of the semester. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the course.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0964 5-Hrs, 20 min TBA DAWSON, J S dawsonjs@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

PSYCHOLOGY 1

  • Start date: 08/31/15

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I 
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)

Advisory: Eligibility for English 28 or higher.

This is an on-line course. Class will have an optional meeting on the first day of classes from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in BEH 1306. All students MUST access the instructor's web page for syllabus, instructions, information and updates before and during the start of the semester. See the instructor's home page at http://faculty.piercecollege.edu/travisgk.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0946 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA TRAVIS, G K travisgk@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

PSYCHOLOGY 66

  • Start date: 08/31/15

INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL THINKING 
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA A3 OR D • IGETC AREA 4)

This is an online course taught through the Moodle course management system, where course materials can be viewed beginning the first day of the semester. If the class closes, students can contact the instructor to be placed on a waiting list. Contact cohenjs@piercecollege.edu or (818) 710-4494, x 5289.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0944 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA COHEN, J S cohenjs@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

SOCIOLOGY 1

  • Start date: 08/31/15

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
(UC:CSU) - 3 UNITS
(CSU GE AREA D • IGETC AREA 4)

This course is 100% online and no on-campus meeting is required. Each student is required to have an official LACCD email address on file. To have access to your online course, on the first day of semester, log onto http://moodle.piercecollege.edu. For questions, contact Professor Hoshiar at hoshiam@piercecollege.edu.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0918 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA HOSHIAR, M hoshiam@piercecollege.edu
0919 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA HOSHIAR, M hoshiam@piercecollege.edu
0920 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA HOSHIAR, M hoshiam@piercecollege.edu

This is an online class. No on-campus meetings required. Read the professor's home page before registering for the class. For more information, contact the instructor.

Section Start and End Times Room Instructor Email
0970 3-Hrs, 10 min TBA ALIMAHOMED-WILSON alimahjb@piercecollege.edu
  • 100% Online

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