WELCOME TO THE HUMANITIES DIVISION
**ALL HUMANITIES WINTER AND SPRING 2021 CLASSES WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE**
WINTER SESSION: January 4 - February 4, 2021
SPRING SESSION: February 13 - June 11, 2021
CLASS SCHEDULES AVAILABLE AT https://www.elcamino.edu/academics/schedule.aspx
Students enrolled in Humanities Winter and Spring classes must be available for online meetings at the times listed in the online schedule.
All classes are being delivered online for winter intersession and spring semester unless defined as essential under current state directives.
To understand time commitments, please see the information listed under the “meeting information” column in the online schedule. You have two choices:
- If there are no days or times listed in conjunction to the section you choose, the class is fully online.
- If you are choosing a section that lists day(s) and time(s), that means your instructor requires you to meet online during the time(s) and day(s) listed.
CONTACTING HUMANITIES DIVISION STAFF
To maintain the health of our community and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Humanities Division office hours are by appointment only. To make an appointment with a Humanities Division dean, please e-mail them directly (see staff listing at the bottom of this webpage). Every effort will be made to conduct these appointments by phone or e-mail.
All general inquiries or requests for assistance, please email Humanities@elcamino.edu. Emails are checked on a regular basis.
Humanities Division Office
Humanities Building, 3rd Floor, Room 322
The Humanities Division at El Camino College offers a wide variety of courses in its departments: English, English as a Second Language, Foreign Languages, Journalism, Library Information Science, and Tutor Training. The courses in our division assist students in strengthening and refining their skills in a variety of academic courses while furthering their educational goals. Courses in English, ESL, and foreign languages range from basic to advanced. As the largest division on campus, we are proud of our quality faculty, who keep current with both their research and practical knowledge of their respective fields.
VIRTUAL COUNSELING SERVICES AVAILABLE:
Due to the COVID-19 shutdown at El Camino College, Counseling Services are now available in a virtual environment. The following link will take you directly to online access to the Humanities Division Counselors, Sabra Sabio and Maribel Hernandez:
CLICK HERE: HUMANITIES COUNSELORS
The Counseling Services webpage link below provide other virtual services including scheduling an appointment and chat with other counselors.
ESL ONLINE SERVICES:
Lorena Garcia and Kenya Alvarez are coordinating ESL Placement Testing. To chat, schedule appointments or send messages to Lorena Garcia or Kenya Alvarez, CLICK HERE: Warrior Welcome Center (WWC) Online Support Services.
REPEAT A COURSE:
If a student receives a substandard grade (D, F or NP) or withdraws (W) from a course once, the student may repeat the course for a second time without permission.
Students who have taken a course twice but earned a substandard grade or dropped the course (D, F, NP or W), may submit a petition to repeat the course for a third time.
REPEAT PETITION FORM AVAILABLE ONLINE: CLICK HERE
While campus is closed due to COVID-19, inquiries regarding repeat petitions should be sent to the Registrar, Lillian Justice, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A student may not repeat any class for a 4th time. There are no exceptions given at the Humanities Division office.
Please refer to AP4225 - Course Repetition Procedure CLICK HERE
DUAL ENROLLMENT (HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS)
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - FAQ SHEET FOR DUAL/CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT IN THE HUMANITIES DIVISION: CLICK HERE
LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER (LRC) TUTORING AVAILABLE
Online Tutoring Services available, specifically, Chinese, French, Japanese and Spanish are available. CLICK HERE
Please visit the Scholarly Institute for Teacher Excellence (SITE) webpage: https://sites.google.com/elcamino.edu/siteatecc/home
Please visit the Teacher’s Lounge:
HUMANITIES STAFF - CONTACT INFORMATION
Debra Breckheimer, Dean
Scott Kushigemachi, Associate Dean
Michele Bynum, Administrative Assistant
Tracy Ann Wilson, Secretary
Charlotte Koyanagi, Clerical Assistant
Helen Wada, Clerical Assistant