Political Science--Fall 2015

·        If you have not received an email from me by August 14, and you are enrolled in one of my sections for the Fall term, the email you have on file with Cerritos College is not up to date—you are responsible for updating it by logging on MyCerritos and editing your “profile”

o   Staff in Admissions and Records can assist you in doing so

·        The required text for Political Science 101 is “Central Ideas in American Government”

o   It is a web-based text and should be purchased directly from Soomo Publishing (www.webtexts.com)

§  I have NOT ordered copies of the text for sale through the College book store as they charge considerably more for the same book

o   The cost is $50.00 (buying a hard copy IN ADDITION to the web version is optional ($25.00 more)

o   All enrolled students must purchase/register the text by August 21, 2015

§  No sharing and no renting

§  If you are experiencing financial issues the publisher (Soomo will give you access to the text for three weeks before requiring you to pay)

·        The TalonNet sites for my Fall courses will be available off of the Cerritos College Home Page beginning August 18

o   TalonNet is Cerritos College’s course management and information system

o   TalonNet will be used to deliver all course materials, assignments, grades, etc.

·        Online Students ONLY

o  There is NO in-person online class orientation required

o  There will be an orientation assignment for the ONLINE courses

Contact Information
Phone: 562-860-2451 x2762
E-Mail: dfalcon@cerritos.edu
Office: Social Science 36 (Basement)