2022-2023 List of Courses

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  • Adapted Physical Education (APE)

    APE 301 Health and Fitness

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course is designed for students with disabilities with a focus on health and fitness concepts that are important in making informed choices about one’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. Health and fitness resources at the Santa Rosa Junior College will be explored.

    APE 701 Adapted Swimming

    (Formerly LPE 701) 0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed for students with disabilities. Personalized programs will include instruction in water safety, aquatic exercise and basic swimming skills. Programs will address the limitations of individual disability. Emphasis is on encouraging independence through the teaching of lifelong fitness skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    APE 709 Adapted Body Conditioning

    (Formerly LPE 709) 0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed for students with disabilities. Personalized exercise programs are created that focus on strength training, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility training, Programs will address the limitations of individual disability. Emphasis is on encouraging independence through the teaching of lifelong fitness skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    APE 710 Adapted Physical Education Lab

    (Formerly LPE 710) 0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This lab course is designed for students with physical disabilities. Students will work towards achieving functional fitness goals and should be able to use the equipment in the Adapted PE classroom with limited direct instruction. Students' exercise programs will address: strength, balance, coordination, endurance and flexibility with an emphasis on independence and developing lifelong fitness skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    APE 715 Adapted Dance Lab

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Introduces elements of dance such as rhythm, coordination, body and spatial awareness, movement vocabulary, and creative expression while improving physical conditioning for students with disabilities.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Administration of Justice (AJ)

    AJ 21 Introduction to Administration of Justice

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: AJ 110
    Description: This course explores the historical development and philosophy of the administration of justice in America, including theories of crime, punishment, rehabilitation, and the identification of the system and various subsystems, role expectations, and their interrelationships in society.

    AJ 22 Concepts of Criminal Law

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: AJ 120
    Description: This course is a study of the historical development, philosophy of law and constitutional provisions in the administration of justice system. The course includes defining and classifying crime, legal research, study of case law, significance of evidence and the investigation, criminal culpability, and principles of criminal defenses.

    AJ 25 Community Relations

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: AJ 160
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G
    Description: This course examines the complex, dynamic relationships between communities and the justice system in addressing crime, victimization, conflict, and communication. There is an emphasis on diverse populations within the community and within the justice system.

    AJ 53 Juvenile Procedures

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or equivalent or ESL 715.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AJ 220
    Description: This course is an examination of the origin, development, and organization of the juvenile justice system as it evolved in the American justice system. The course explores the theories that focus on juvenile law, courts and processes, and the constitutional protections extended to juveniles administered in the American justice system.

    AJ 55 Criminal Procedures

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AJ 122
    Description: This course is an examination of the development, philosophy, and stages of criminal court proceedings. Emphasis is placed on the court process, particularly the application and interpretation of procedural law, case law, and constitutional law pertaining to the first contact with the system through the appellate process.

    AJ 56 Crime and Criminal Justice in Society

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: SOCI 160
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D
    Description: This course examines the theories of crime causation and the extent of crime in contemporary society, and the social, legal, and political responses to criminal and delinquent behavior.

    AJ 57 Basic Criminal Investigation

    (Formerly AJ 54B) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AJ 140
    Description: In this course students will examine the techniques, procedures, and ethical issues in the investigation of crime, including organization of the investigative process, crime scene searches, interviewing and interrogating, surveillance, information sources, evidence utility, scientific analysis of evidence, and the role of the investigator in the criminal trial process.

    AJ 61 Introduction to Evidence

    (Formerly AJ 54A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AJ 124
    Description: Students will study the philosophical and legal basis of evidence. The types of evidence will include: ways of presenting evidence, judicial decisions and statutory rules of evidence governing the admissibility of testimony, writings, and material objects at motions and trial, and constitutional and procedural considerations affecting searches, seizures, admissions and confessions.

    AJ 70 Introduction to Corrections

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AJ 200
    Description: This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the history and trends of adult and juvenile corrections including probation and parole. It will focus on the legal issues, specific laws and general operation of correctional institutions. The relationship between corrections and other components of the judicial system will also be examined.

    AJ 71 Criminal Justice Interviewing & Counseling

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course students will explore and practice establishing rapport, interviewing skills and methods, record keeping, and counseling techniques for entry-level practioners in Criminal Justice agencies.

    AJ 98 Independent Study in Administration of Justice

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of AJ 21 and Application to department. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Special studies in Administration of Justice. Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience on approved research topics.

    AJ 99I Admin of Justice Occupational Work Experience Internship

    0.5-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an interview, placement and verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Administration of Justice Occupational Work Experience internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship placement; and supervised employment of students that extends to the job site classroom learning that relates to the students' educational or occupational goal in Administration of Justice. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major in Administration of Justice or related discipline, have completed courses in their major, or have acquired a high level of skill in their discipline, and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid position. Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in the field of Administration of Justice.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

    AJ 203B Ranger Academy

    17.25 Units/6 hours lecture, 34 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion or Concurrent Enrollment of AJ 203A. Students must be enrolled in both courses during the same semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must provide a medical clearance to participate in the academy physical conditioning program and physical performance tests. California residents must pass a criminal history check as outlined in California Penal Code 13511.5. Non-residents must also pass a criminal history check through their home states or the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Students must possess a valid driver's license.
    Description: Basic Law Enforcement Training program accredited by the Federal Government to certify graduates for employment in National Parks and/or Regional and County Parks. Upon the completion of this course the student will meet the minimum standards set by the National Park Service (NPS) for entry into a structured field training program as a Law Enforcement Ranger and/or as a Regional or County Park law enforcement employee.

    AJ 223 Basic Police Academy

    21 Units/7.5 hours lecture, 32.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must pass California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Reading and Writing test with a POST required minimum T-Score of 42 to meet entry level requirements for law enforcement positions. Students must pass a criminal history check as outlined in California Penal code 13511.5. Students must possess a valid driver’s license.
    Description: A Basic Police Academy certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) for the State of California. This intensive 20 week Academy teaches criminal law, laws of search and seizure, laws of evidence, traffic laws, investigative techniques, patrol procedures, firearms, vehicle operations course, defensive tactics, police report writing, first aid, and cardio pulmonary resuscitation. The Basic Police Academy provides instruction and evaluation of all academic, physical, and behavioral traits required by the State of California to meet the minimum standards to be employed as a peace officer in California.

    AJ 343 Arrest and Control Instructor

    1 Unit/7 hours lecture, 33 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Must have law enforcement experience or equivalency. Students will be required to provide a medical clearance to participate in the DT Instructor arrest and control techniques, physical conditioning program, and POST required physical performance exam(s).
    Description: This course is designed to train peace officers how to teach weaponless defense tactic and arrest and control techniques according to the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 344 Arrest and Control Instructor Update

    0.5 Unit/5.25 hours lecture, 10.75 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Must show proof of completion of basic defensive tactics course.
    Description: This course is designed to update peace officers how to instruct weaponless defense tactics and arrest and control techniques according to the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 348 Training Manager

    0.5 Unit/3 hours lecture, 21 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course covers topics related to management functions and training. The course includes legal issues, training needs assessment, training policies and plans, records management, training resources, and information about the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST).
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 350 Background Investigation

    0.5 Unit/32 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Must possess basic POST certificate or equivalent.
    Description: This course will orient students to the responsibilities in the public safety pre-employment background investigation process, including how to conduct pre-employment interviews, evaluate suitability for employment and related documentation for a thorough background investigation.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 351 Emergency Vehicle Operations

    0.25 Unit/2.75 hours lecture, 5.25 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Must possess basic POST certificate or equivalent
    Description: This course is designed to train peace officers in the areas of technical driving on a skills course, collision avoidance simulations, and skid control techniques based on the requirements set forth by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). Emergency response and pursuit driving are also covered during this course. Each of the behind-the-wheel exercises is designed to improve current driving skills and develop confidence during emergency vehicle operation.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 353 Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course

    2 Units/40 hours laboratory for 3 weeks. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course will identify and specify the training necessary for entry level public safety dispatchers who have no prior training or limited experience in the area of dispatching. Issues addressed will consist of knowledge and skills necessary for dispatchers to meet minimum performance standards for entry level positions. The student will be introduced to the criminal justice system, the laws as they pertain to dispatchers and public safety, communication theory, telephone procedures, radio procedures, resource and referral services, critical incidents, and stress management.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 354 PC 832 Firearms

    0.5 Unit/3 hours lecture, 21 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: A criminal history check is required by state law (13511.5 Penal Code) for non-public safety agency personnel.
    Description: This course fulfills the requirements of Section 832 of the Penal Code as mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) for agencies authorizing the use of firearms. Firearms topics covered include care and maintenance, function, safety, shooting positions and fundamentals. Successful completion of a POSTaccuracy test is required for course completion.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 355 Penal Code 832 Powers of Arrest Course

    (Formerly AJ 221.9) 0.75 Unit/2.25 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course is an introduction to criminal law, laws of arrest, search and seizure and basic law enforcement principles and practices. It fulfills the arrest component of the training mandated by California Penal Code Section 832 (PC 832) for employment as a peace officer. The course is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and the State Standards and Training for Corrections Program (STC).
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 361 Law Enforcement Supervisor Techniques

    (Formerly AJ 215.1) 2 Units/6.5 hours lecture, 33.5 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Show proof of completion of basic police academy or equivalent.
    Description: This course will provide the necessary training for supervisors of public safety agencies as mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and Standards and Training for Corrections (STC). This course will address leadership styles, supervision techniques, motivation, communication, problem solving and discipline issues.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 363 Health and Safety Code 11550 Drug Recognition

    0.5 Unit/5.25 hours lecture, 10.75 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Must show proof of Basic Police Academy or equivalent at Director’s discretion.
    Description: This course is designed to assist public safety personnel in identifying individuals who are under the influence of drugs (H and S 11550). Public safety personnel will develop skills and confidence in evaluating individuals suspected of being under the influence of stimulants, depressants, dissociative anesthetics, hallucinogens, opiates, inhalants, cannabis, and alcohol. The course will also give the public safety officer a basic knowledge of other drug related matters with relation to history or drug abuse, new drug trends, 4th and 5th Amendment issues, officer safety, drug packaging, developing expert testimony, report writing techniques, and informant development tips.

    AJ 364 Corrections Officer Basic

    4.5 Units/4 hours lecture, 36 hours laboratory for 5 weeks. P/NP Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Health or Safety Students must provide a medical clearance to participate in the academy physical conditioning program and physical performance tests.
    Description: This Corrections Officer Basic Core (COBC) course presents the required training for entry level correctional officers as mandated by the Standards and Training for Corrections (STC), a state regulatory agency. Topics addressed consist of legal issues, communication, classification, contraband, booking, release of information, safety and security of facility and inmates, supervising inmates, report writing, record keeping, ethics, professionalism, physical training, defensive tactics, and restraint techniques. The Corrections Officer Basic Core course provides instruction and evaluation of all academic, physical, and behavioral traits required by the STC to meet the minimum standards to be employed as a correctional officer in the State of California.

    AJ 365 Probation Officer

    5.5 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 9 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Students must provide a medical clearance to participate in the academy physical conditioning program and physical performance test.
    Description: The Probation Officer (PO) Core course presents the required training for entry level probation officers as mandated by the Standards and Training for Corrections (STC), a division of the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC), a state regulatory agency. Topics addressed include: the California Justice System, current trends and practices in probation, risk factors for the probationer, information gathering, court reports and presentations, case planning and supervision, transportation, use of force, personal safety, physical training, and defensive tactics. The Probation Officer Core course provides instruction and evaluation of all academic, physical, and behavioral traits required by the STC to meet the minimum standards to be employed as a probation officer in the State of California.

    AJ 368 Basic Humane Academy

    2 Units/6.5 hours lecture, 33.5 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course will assist students in the development of basic investigative techniques as they relate to the enforcement of California and Federal animal-related law. Students should be prepared to recognize basic care, neglect and abuse of animals, collect evidence, develop basic report writing skills, discuss courtroom testimony and demeanor, and work collaboratively with a team.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 369 Advanced Humane Academy

    0.75 Unit/2.25 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Recommended: Course Completion of AJ 368.
    Description: This course will assist students in the development of advanced investigative techniques as they relate to the enforcement of California animal-related law. Students should be prepared to conduct a mock investigation, take photographs, write reports, collect evidence, work collaboratively with a team, and testify in a mock trial.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 380.1 Officer Training Skills and Topics 1

    0.25 Unit/3 hours lecture, 5 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course covers basic skills and topics as identified by various public safety professions. It is designed for individuals interested in current laws or recent changes to federal, state, or local mandates. This course will also cover current skills and topics related to public safety training.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 380.2 Officer Training Skills and Topics 2

    0.25 Unit/16 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course covers intermediate skills and topics as identified by various public safety professions. It is designed for individuals interested in more complex current laws or recent changes to federal, state, or local mandates. This course will also cover current skills and topics related to public safety training.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 380.3 Officer Training Skills and Topics 3

    0.25 Unit/24 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course covers advanced skills and topics as identified by various public safety professions. It is designed for individuals interested in current laws or recent changes to federal, state, or local mandates. This course will also cover current skills and topics related to public safety training.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 380.4 Officer Training Skills and Topics 4

    0.5 Unit/8 hours laboratory for 4 weeks. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course covers complex skills and topics as identified by various public safety professions. It is designed for individuals interested in current laws or recent changes to federal, state, or local mandates. This course will also cover current skills and topics related to public safety training.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 380.5 Officer Training Skills and Topics 5

    0.75 Unit/40 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course focuses on the application of skills and topics as identified by various public safety professions related to current laws or recent changes to federal, state, or local mandates. This course will also cover current skills and topics related to public safety training.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 380.6 Officer Training Skills and Topics 6

    0.75 Unit/24 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course covers multiple skills and topics as identified by various public safety professions. It is designed for individuals interested in current laws or recent changes to federal, state, or local mandates. This course will also cover current skills and topics related to public safety training.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 380.7 Officer Training Skills and Topics 7

    1 Unit/28 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course covers intensive and multiple skills and topics as identified by various public safety professions. It is designed for individuals interested in current laws or recent changes to federal, state, or local mandates. This course will also cover current skills and topics related to public safety training.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 380.8 Officer Training Skills and Topics 8

    1 Unit/32 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course bridges a variety of skills and topics as identified by various public safety professions. It is designed for individuals interested in current laws or recent changes to federal, state, or local mandates. This course will also cover current skills and topics related to public safety training.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    AJ 715 Supplemental Instruction - Law Enfor. Academies & Inservice

    0 Unit/6 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students who are not meeting the minimum psychomotor, knowledge or performance criteria for State or Federally certified law enforcement or correction courses will use the computer lab/simulators, psychomotor skills practice, performance practice, and instructor led reviews (at a self-paced rate) to meet the standards of these courses. Courses include all AJ203A -380.8.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Adult Education (ADLTED)

    ADLTED 570.1 Writing and Reading Improvement for Test Preparation

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 9 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will receive supplemental instruction in basic English skills. Supports students needing remediation of basic English reading, writing and essay exam completion.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 570.2 Grammar Improvement for Test Preparation

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 9 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will receive supplemental instruction in basic English reading and writing skills. Supports students needing remediation of basic English grammar and reading comprehension.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 601 Understanding the Adult Learner: Teach/Learn Modalities

    0 Unit/4 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce potential or new teachers to the special needs and learning modalities of adult learners. Topics will focus on the differences between K-12 teaching and Adult Education in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 602 Creating Course Management Documents

    0 Unit/8 hours laboratory for 1 week. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce potential or new teachers to course management documents and college policies as related to adult education classes in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 603 Lesson Planning: Time Management and Transitions

    0 Unit/4 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce potential or new teachers to lesson planning as it relates to Adult Education in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 604 Designing Assignments to Meet Learning Objectives

    0 Unit/4 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce potential or new teachers to designing lessons to meet learning objectives as they relate to Adult Education in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 605 Assessment Techniques

    0 Unit/8 hours laboratory for 1 week. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 601.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce new or potential teachers to the special needs and learning modalities of adult learners. Topics will focus on assessment techniques as they relate to Adult Education in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 606 Scaffolding for Low Literacy Learners

    0 Unit/8 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 601.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce new or potential teachers to the special needs and learning modalities of adult learners. Topics will focus on scaffolding strategies for use in Adult Education in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 607 Technology in the Adult Education Classroom

    0 Unit/8 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 601.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce new or potential teachers in Adult Education Programs to the concepts and techniques involved in technology-mediated teaching in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 608 Classroom Management Techniques

    0 Unit/8 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 601.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce new or potential teachers of Adult Education and Career Technical Education to the concepts and techniques involved in classroom management in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 609 Teaching to College and Career Readiness

    0 Unit/8 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 601.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce new or potential teachers in Adult and Career Technical Education programs to the laws and guidelines for college and career readiness as they are applied in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 610 Career Education Teaching Strategies

    0 Unit/4 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 601.
    Description: This course provides an overview of Career Education (CE) programs and expectations to content area experts in private industry and governmental positions to apply for adjunct teaching jobs in Adult Education and Career Education departments. Topics focus on strategies for teaching in CE areas as well as understanding Non-credit Adult Education CE learners.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 611 Team Teaching Practices

    0 Unit/8 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 601.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce new or potential teachers to the benefits and demands of team teaching in Adult Education and Career Technical Education Programs in a higher education setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 613 Strategies for Teaching Students with Disabilities

    0 Unit/8 hours laboratory for 1 week. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 601.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce new or potential teachers in Adult Education and Career Technical Education Programs to working with students with disabilities in a higher education setting. Topics will cover: laws and regulations, types of disabilities and appropriate/legal accommodations, and strategies for working with students with disabilities.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 721 Workplace Arithmetic--Part 1

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Instruction in basic operations of whole numbers, fractions, decimals. Application of math concepts and problem-solving strategies to specific trades and industries.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 722 Workplace Arithmetic--Part 2

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Instruction in basic operations with decimals, fractions, percents and conversions among them as related to various trades and industries. Application of measurement systems and metric system and basic principles of geometry to work-related tasks. Interpreting data in charts and graphs as related to specific career and technical fields.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 723 Financial Mathematics

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course applies mathematical computation with decimals, fractions, and percents to personal finances, including budgeting, saving, and planning for future financial security.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 724 Business Mathematics Using Excel

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course presents basic math as applied to business solutions using Excel including: banking, pricing, cash and trade discounts, payroll, and calculating interest and depreciation.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 730 First Aid, CPR, AED and Bloodborne Pathogens

    0 Unit/4 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course teaches basics of CPR, AED and First Aid emergency response skills which enable participants to give immediate care to a person who has been injured or is experiencing a sudden illness. Satisfies first-time and renewal certifications. This course does not satisfy the requirement for health care providers.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 731.1 Child Care Provider 1: Professional Operations and Licensing

    0 Unit/3.25 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Introduction to requirements for obtaining a license as a family home care provider. The course focuses on the National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC) code of ethical conduct and the Ten Program Standards as well as California's licensing procedures. Topics emphasize professionalism, health and safety, nutrition, and licensing regulations.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 731.2 Child Care Provider 2: Curriculum and Program Development

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course completion of ADLTED 731.1.
    Description: Introduction to developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant curriculum in early childhood settings (birth to age 8). Students will develop age-appropriate activities and plan effective learning environments for children in a family child day care setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 731.3 Child Care Provider 3: Child Development

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course completion of ADLTED731.1 and ADLTED731.2.
    Description: Introduction to the theories of child development and developmental milestones that guide healthy growth and development of children from birth to age 8. The role of the child care provider as a communicator with families and children will be explored.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED735.6A Caring for Substance-Exposed Children

    0 Unit/3 hours lecture for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 734B and ADLTED 735.1.
    Description: This course provides background necessary for care providers, family, and educators to care for substance exposed infants and children. Topics include: Common and uncommon substances; effects of those substances; and what kinds of effects and behaviors to expect as children move from infancy to adolescence.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 737.1 Personal Care Attendant 1: Basic Care

    0 Unit/6 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Introduction to entry-level Personal Care Attendant skills, including non-medically directed personal care and home management activities. Emphasis is on understanding and working with older patients, caregiver ethics and skills, home safety, physical movement, communication, nutrition, medical guidelines, elder and dependent adult abuse, and workforce preparation.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 737.2 Personal Care Attendant 2: Dementia and End of Life Care

    0 Unit/6 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 737.1.
    Description: Introduction to caregiving skills for patients with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. Emphasis is on types and causes of dementia, principles of end-of-life care, advanced planning, emotional issues related to death and dying, cultural diversity as related to death and dying, and community resources to support families and caregivers.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 737.3 Personal Care Attendant 3: Practicum

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion of ADLTED 737.1 and 737.2.
    Description: This course provides students with opportunities to interact with patients/clients in a variety of care settings. The focus of the course is on understanding and learning to work with a variety of patients/clients in order to better adapt to the care setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 740 OSHA 10 Certification Preparation

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 7 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this industrial and construction safety course for entry-level workers, students will learn to recognize and prevent hazards on a job site. Occupational Safety Health Association (OSHA) recommends Safety Certification Training Program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of the job. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a 10-hour Construction Safety Certification completion card.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 741 Forklift Operation--Sitting and Standing

    0 Unit/4 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will learn how to drive a forklift safely, sitting and standing, and will practice operating a forklift.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 742.1 Hardscaping 1: Irrigation

    0 Unit/2.5 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course introduces students to non-plant landscaping with an emphasis on industry-specific terminology related to water use. Students will practice communication skills using common phrases for interacting with clients or future employers. Students will study landscape planning, irrigation systems, graywater and stormwater capture, tools, air quality, workplace safety, and employment opportunities.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 742.2 Hardscaping 2: Non-Plant Features

    0 Unit/2.5 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to different types of hardscaping non-plant features such as walls, pathways, fences, seating, decks, and pergolas and gazebos. Students will also learn to read and interpret a landscape design plan.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 743 Softscape: Plants and Environmental Conditions

    0 Unit/5 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in ADLTED 745.3.
    Description: Introduction to green gardening and landscaping with emphasis on occupation-specific terminology and communication skills using common phrases for interacting with clients or future employers. Topics include plant identification, selection and care, plant irrigation needs, landscaping plans, safe use of hand and power tools, and workplace readiness.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 744 Survey of the Building Trades and Construction Industry

    0 Unit/4 hours laboratory for 12.5 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this course, students learn about the construction industry, the building design process, construction project process, and roles and responsibilities of those involved: clients, architects, engineers, contractors, project managers, technicians, sub-contractors, workers, suppliers, regulatory agencies, bankers, lawyers, and the public. Students also learn about career opportunities in the construction industry.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 745.1 Communication for Construction Trades Part 1

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 5 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Introduction to construction terminology and its use in a practical setting. Students will develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills for use on the job in the construction trades.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 745.2 Communication for Construction Trades Part 2

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 5 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion of ADLTED 745.1.
    Description: Second part of introduction to construction terminology and its use in a practical setting. Students will develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, as well as an understanding of non-verbal cues for use on the job in the construction trades.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 745.3 Communication for Landscaping Trades

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in ADLTED 742 and ADLTED 743.
    Description: Introduction to landscaping and horticultural terminology and its use in a practical setting. Students will develop reading, writing, speaking, listening skills, as well as an understanding of non-verbal cues for use on the job in the landscaping trades.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 746 Introduction to Plan Reading for Building Trades

    0 Unit/2.5 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 744; AND Course Completion of ADLTED 721 OR ADLTED 722.
    Description: This course introduces students to reading and interpreting construction plan views, section cuts, elevations, and details for construction purposes. Students will learn to accurately apply measurements in drawings to varying scales and estimate material quantities for projects from building plans.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 748.1 Edible Landscaping

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 744.
    Description: An introduction to designing, growing, and harvesting edible plants in the landscape with a focus on fruits and vegetables.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 748.2 Introduction to Nursery Operations

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 744.
    Description: Introduction to plant propagation and production practices with emphasis on nursery operations.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 748.3 Fire Resilient Landscaping

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 13 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 740.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to residential and commercial landscape and building maintenance practices that reduce risk of structure loss during wildfire and guide safe and effective post-fire mitigation and clean-up. Students will learn principles for fire risk reduction; structure hardening; defensible space; safe and proper use of appropriate tools and equipment; considerations for worker safety and worker rights; relevant laws and regulations; and appropriate prioritization and execution of actions to reduce fire risk. Working under the supervision of qualified professionals, students will visit and/or perform work at selected site(s) as appropriate.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 748.4 Introduction to Tree Maintenance and Pruning

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will learn and practice the basics of tree pruning and maintenance.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 748.5 Introduction to Sprinkler Repair and Maintenance

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 742.1 ( or ADLTED 742).
    Description: This course introduces students to the basics of irrigation systems with particular focus on: repairing sprinklers and damaged lines; raising, lowering, and relocating sprinkler heads; troubleshooting the main assembly.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 748.6 Landscape Equipment Operations

    0 Unit/6 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will learn about pre-operation, operation, and post-operation maintenance of a variety of commonly used types of landscape equipment. Much of the course focuses on hands-on operation of landscape equipment in safe and effective ways.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 749.1 OSHA 30--Construction Industry Procedures

    0 Unit/6 hours laboratory for 10 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Outreach Training Program for the Construction Industry teaches construction workers about their rights, employer responsibilities, how to file a complaint, as well as how to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job-related hazards. Course satisfies the 30-hour requirement for construction industry training.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 749.2 OSHA 30--General Industry Procedures

    0 Unit/6 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Outreach Training Program for the General Industry teaches workers about their rights, employer responsibilities, how to file a complaint, as well as how to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job-related hazards. Course satisfies the 30-hour requirement for general industry training.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 751 How to Start a Small Business

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this first course in a 3-course series, students will build knowledge and skills, and learn the requirements to start a small business. Students will analyze the requirements for success in business, assess risks and rewards, examine legal considerations, and ascertain the best use of professional assistance.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 752 Small Business Financing

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this second course in a 3-course series, students will learn about the financial aspects of operating a small business. Students will analyze and apply topics in credit and personal budgeting, financial record-keeping, managing cash flow, banking, choosing an adequate record-keeping system, and financing to small business operations.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 753 Marketing for a Small Business

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 751 and ADLTED 752.
    Description: In this third course in a 3-course series, students will learn strategies to successfully market a small business. Students will examine and analyze consumer behavior, identify target market segments, price for profitability, and select promotional tactics and how to integrate these marketing functions into an effective marketing plan.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 754.1 Introduction to Basic Tax Law

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this first course of a 2-course series, students will be prepared to file federal and state tax returns for clients and/or volunteer for the free tax preparation program, such as EarnIt! KeepIt! SaveIt! In this course, students will learn basic tax law, which includes the following topics: determining filing status and exemptions, determining taxable income, determining adjusted gross income, computing tax and credits, applying refundable credits, and computing payments/refund.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 754.2 Tax Return Preparation and Filing

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 754.1.
    Description: In this second course of a 2-course series, students will be prepared to file personal federal and state tax return and/or volunteer for the free tax preparation program, such as EarnIt! KeepIt! SaveIt! In this course, students will learn how to: navigate the IRS website to find information, prepare and file a federal and state tax return using programs such as MyFreeTaxes and TaxSlayer, renew or apply for a new Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN), make payments to the IRS and track the status of a refund.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 756 Managing a Small Business

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed for students who are interested in improving and growing their small business. Topics will cover the responsibilities of being a small business owner, including: leadership development, business dynamics, sales and service, finances and human resources.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 761.1 Basic Computer Operations 1

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this first course in a 3-course series, the student will begin to build competency in basic computer operations. This first course introduces the student to basic functions and uses of the computer including: using the keyboard and mouse, browsing the internet, and creating and using an email account for sending and replying to messages.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 761.2 Basic Computer Operations 2

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 761.1.
    Description: In this second course in a 3-course series the student will continue to build competency in basic computer operations. This course introduces the student to basic functions and uses of the computer for more complex email actions, online shopping, using classified websites, online bill paying, and creating and saving an Microsoft (MS) Word document.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 761.3 Basic Computer Operations 3

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 9 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course completion of ADLTED 761.2.
    Description: In this third course in a 3-course series the student will continue to build competency in basic computer operations. The student will build their skills in the basic functions and uses of the computer, including: creating and editing email contacts and distribution lists; creating a vacation responder and filters; searching for mail and recalling an email in Gmail; creating events and invitations in Google Calendar; using cut, copy, and paste in Microsoft (MS) Word.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 762.1 Computer Operations for the Workplace 1

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 761.3.
    Description: This is the first course in a 5-course series to build competency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for personal and professional use. Students will learn to create a variety of documents, format text and paragraphs, and use formatting techniques to stylize a document in Microsoft (MS) Word.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 762.2 Computer Operations for the Workplace 2

    (Formerly ADLTED 761.5) 0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED762.1.
    Description: This is the second course in a 5-course series to build competency in Microsoft (MS) Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for personal and professional use. Students will learn to insert and format pictures, shapes, text boxes, tables and charts, and add a page border to create a variety of documents in MS Word.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 762.3 Computer Operations for the Workplace 3

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course completion of ADLTED 762.2.
    Description: This is the third course in a 5-course series to build competency in Microsoft (MS) Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for personal and professional use. The student will learn the basic features of MS Excel to create and format simple worksheets.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 762.4 Computer Operations for the Workplace 4

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion of ADLTED 762.3.
    Description: In this fourth course of a 5-course series, students will build competency in MS Office Suite. This course will focus on Excel for personal and professional use. Students will learn to create more advanced worksheets using formulas, tables, charts, and graphs.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 762.5 Computer Operations for the Workplace 5

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion of ADLTED 762.4.
    Description: In this fifth course of a 5-course series, students will build competency in MS Office Suite. This course will focus on PowerPoint for personal and professional use. Students will learn how to create and format PowerPoint presentations.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 763.1 Social Media for Business 1

    0 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 753 or ADLTED 762.1 or ADLTED 762.2 or ADLTED 762.3 or ADLTED 762.4 or ADLTED 762.5.
    Description: This course is designed for students who want to build and grow their business's marketing through different social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Students will learn to create and manage their social media presence for their business.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 763.2 Social Media for Business 2

    0 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion of ADLTED 763.1.
    Description: This course is designed for students who want to build and grow their business' marketing through different social media platforms such as TikTok, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and WhatsApp. Students will learn to create and manage a business page in each of these platforms while following social media user guidelines and restrictions.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 763.3 Social Media for Businesses 3: YouTube

    0 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion of ADLTED 763.2.
    Description: This course is designed for students who want to build and grow their business's marketing through YouTube. Students will create and manage a YouTube channel for their business while properly applying YouTube's user guidelines.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 764 Introduction to Student Information Systems

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 761.1 ( or ADLTED 761).
    Description: For students who are preparing to work in educational settings, this course is an introduction to the basic functions and uses of the computer as they relate to using a school district's programs, website, and student information systems.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 764.1 Google Tools and Applications- Part 1: Drive and Docs

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course completion of ADLTED 761.2 OR ADLTED 761.3.
    Description: This is the first course in a 5-course series to build competency in web-based applications and programs for personal and professional use. Students will advance their knowledge of the Google suite of apps: Google Drive and Docs. Students will learn how to create, edit, share, and collaborate on files in Google Drive and Docs, and understand their purpose and use in a personal and professional setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 764.2 Google Tools and Applications- Part 2: Sheets

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course completion of ADLTED 764.1.
    Description: This is the second course in a 5-course series to build competency in web-based applications and programs for personal and professional use. Students will advance their knowledge of Google Sheets, part of the Google suite of apps. The student will learn how to create, edit, share, and collaborate on files in Google Sheets and understand their purpose and use in a personal and professional setting.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 764.3 Google Tools and Applications- Part 3: Slides

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course completion of ADLTED 764.1 or ADLTED 764.2.
    Description: This is the third course in a 5-course series to build competency in web-based applications and programs for personal and professional use. The student will advance their knowledge of Google Slides, part of the Google suite of apps. The student will learn how to create a presentation, add visual elements, apply textual formatting, import and convert a presentation and share a presentation.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 764.4 Google Tools and Applications- Part 4: Forms and Blogger

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion of ADLTED 764.1, or ADLTED 764.2, or ADLTED 764.3.
    Description: In this fourth course of a 5-course series, students will build competency in web-based applications and programs for personal and professional use. In this course, students will advance their knowledge of Google Forms and Blogger. Upon completion of the course, students will know how to create, edit, share, and send Google Forms. Students will also be able to create and manage a blog using Google Blogger.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 764.5 Google Tools and Applications- Part 5: Photos and Sites

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion of ADLTED 764.1, or ADLTED 764.2, or ADLTED 764.3, or ADLTED 764.4.
    Description: In this fifth course of a 5-course series, students build competency in web-based applications and programs for personal and professional use. In this course, students will advance their knowledge of Google Photos and Sites. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to manage, organize, and share photos utilizing Google Photos. Students will also be able to create, personalize, preview, and, publish a Google Site.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 766.1 Workforce Preparation 1: Soft Skills in the Workplace

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this first course of a three-part series in workforce preparation, students will focus on essential soft skills for success in the workplace, such as roles in the workplace and effective communication and interpersonal skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 766.2 Workforce Preparation 2: Lifelong Learning/Professionalism

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 766.1.
    Description: In this second course of a three-part series in workforce preparation, students will develop lifelong learning skills, problem solving skills, and professionalism for success in the workplace.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 766.3 Workforce Preparation 3: Communication, Customer Service

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 766.1 and ADLTED 766.2.
    Description: In this third course of a three-part series in workforce preparation, students will focus on communication, customer service, and conflict resolution for success in the workplace.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 766.4 Workforce Preparation 4: College Transitions to Careers

    0 Unit/4 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to show students the pathway from education to jobs and careers. It will introduce students to the necessary information, resources, choices, strategies, and decision-making processes used to transition to a variety of post-secondary educational programs. The course will cover how to identify and use college resources available at both the two-year and four-year colleges. Students will learn how to market their skills, talents, and educational attainments to potential employers.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 766.5 Workforce Preparation 5: Transition To Careers: Practicum

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to the necessary information, resources, choices, strategies, and decision-making processes used to transition to a career. Students will gain a better understanding of the recruiting, onboarding, training, and management practices of industry and public employers, workflow in the job environment, and professional expectations and interactions through observation of and reflection on the job environment.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 766.6 Workforce Preparation 6: Introduction to Workplace English

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is an overview of basic English fundamentals emphasizing correct grammatical usage, correct sentence construction, punctuation, spelling, proofreading, and editing as they relate to workplace writing.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 766.7 Workforce Preparation 7: Introduction to Workplace Writing

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory for 9 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 766.3.
    Description: Students will use common workplace vocabulary and terms, as they apply to writing in sentences, paragraphs, and short letters, memos, instructions, reports, and emails. Students will review basic English fundamentals emphasizing effective grammatical usage, effective sentence construction, punctuation, and spelling.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 771 Customer Service

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Introduction to principles and techniques for delivering outstanding customer service. Covers the attributes of customer service-oriented businesses and development of appropriate customer service skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 791 Personal Finance

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Overview of personal financial management skills, positive banking relations, and achieving financial security. Topics include: personal budgeting; saving; credit; appropriate use of credit cards; banking services; consumer installment loans; and buying real estate.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 792 Planning for the Financial Future

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 723.
    Description: Students will learn to review an individual financial situation, develop financial goals for retirement and identify appropriate means to achieve these goals. Topics will include: financial goal setting; life insurance; different types of retirement accounts; and investment options.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 793 Student Support Worker 1: Introduction to Student Success

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 761.1 ( or ADLTED 761).
    Description: This course is designed for people interested in exploring career opportunities in a school or other setting that fosters literacy and student success. Students will learn how to promote general and family literacy and how to support a child's education in and outside of school. Topics will include: how to use technology to effectively connect to schools and teachers; family reading opportunities; other learning opportunities; family trips to the library; and instilling an appreciation of learning as a path to higher education. This is the first course in a sequence leading to careers in student support and care, and computer applications in an education environment.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ADLTED 794 Student Support Worker 2

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory for 8 weeks. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ADLTED 793.
    Description: This course is the second in a series designed for people interested in exploring career opportunities in a school or other settings that foster literacy and student success. Students will learn how to promote general and family literacy and how to support a child's education in and outside of school. Topics will include: creating a supportive learning environment; working with parents, teachers, and the school system; creating educational opportunities outside of school; developing and discussing educational goals; and instilling an appreciation of learning as a path to higher education.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology (MACH)

    MACH 51.1A Beginning Machine Tool Technology

    (Formerly MACH 51A) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, students will learn the theory and practices of machining and advanced manufacturing processes, including the history and role of machining in today's society. Students will use and maintain the lathe, mill, drill press, and common hand tools. Students will learn precision measurement and layout of metal for producing a machined part to print specifications and determining speed and feed calculations, drill-press operations, lathe operations (turning and threading), and mill setup and operation.

    MACH 51.1B Advanced Machine Tool Technology

    (Formerly MACH 51B) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course completion of MACH 51.1A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will explore advanced machining processes involving the use and maintenance of lathe, mill, drill press, lasers, and common hand tools. Students will also engage in measurement, layout, and tolerance application processes relevant to industrial manufacturing. This course provides project-based learning using multiple machining operations and multiple-part assemblies; more in-depth coverage of properties of materials and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, including the development of inspection gages. Solid modeling development using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software and print creation.

    MACH 80A Computer Numeric Control Machining I

    5 Units/4 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in MACH 51.1A ( or MACH 51A). Recommended: Course Completion of CS 5.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course introduces students to theoretical and operational characteristics of the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools. Students will be introduced to the integration of Computer-aided Drafting (CAD), design, and programming for Computer-aided Machining (CAM) of machine parts on the CNC machine tools. Applicable to entry-level computer numeric control machine tools operators.

    MACH 80B Computer Numeric Control Machining II

    5 Units/4 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MACH 80A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will learn intermediate operation and programming of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools. Students will also engage in integration of Computer-aided Drafting (CAD), design, and programming for Computer-aided Machining (CAM) of machine parts on the CNC Machines. Applicable to entry and mid-level computer numerical control machine operators.

    MACH 98 Independent Study in Machine Tool Technology

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in Machine Tool Technology.

    MACH 161 Metallurgy

    (Formerly MACH 61.1) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in IED 190.
    Description: Study of metals including alloying, heat treating, testing and applications in industry.

    MACH 162 Blueprint Reading for Machine and Related Industries

    (Formerly MACH 52) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only.
    Description:  Interpretation of engineering drawings and specification for machinists and welders: Explanation of the rules, symbols, and relationships covered in blueprints, assembly drawings and weldments. Emphasis on American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Standards and use of Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) for inspection of GDT specifications.

    MACH 163 Metrology

    (Formerly MACH 53) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MACH 51A; and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in IED 90A or APTECH 90A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Description: Metrology is the study of the science of precision weights, measurement, and inspection used in manufacturing. Students will become familiar with all types of handheld electronic and optical measuring devices. Visits to local industries utilizing Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) and related inspection devices are included. Print reading will be used as a vehicle to support Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) inspection standards. Class also includes study of International Standards Organization (ISO), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) inspection standards.

    MACH 770 Supervised Open Lab in Machine Tool

    0 Unit/6 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in MACH 51A, MACH 51B, MACH 161, MACH 80A, OR MACH 80B.
    Description: A Machine Tool supervised open laboratory for students enrolled in MACH51A, MACH51B, MACH161, MACH80A, OR MACH80B.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Agriculture (AGRI)

    AGRI 20 Introduction to Plant Science

    (Formerly AG 51) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: AG - PS 106L
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: Introduction to plant science including structure, growth processes, propagation, physiology, growth media, biological competitors, and post-harvest factors of food, fiber, and ornamental plants. Laboratory required.

    AGRI 56 Agricultural Enterprise Project

    2-4 Units/Up to 1 hour lecture, 9 hours by arrangement. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in AGBUS 7, AGBUS 51, AGBUS 56, AGRI 20, ANSCI 20, EQSCI 25, HORT 70, HORT 71, HORT 72, HORT 91, HORT 93, NRM 60, NRM 70, SUSAG 50, VIT 51, OR WINE 3. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In consultation with instructor, student will select a specific agricultural/horticultural/forestry crop, commodity, or product and develop an enterprise project, using the resources at Shone Farm or other locations (with instructor's consent). Projects involve field experience in production and management techniques, marketing methods, and eventual sale of the chosen agricultural/horticultural/forestry crop, commodity, or product.

    AGRI 60 Soil & Plant Nutrition

    (Formerly AG 53) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AG - PS 128L
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B1,B3
    Description: This course is an introduction to the science, ecology and management of soils. A key focus of the class is viewing soil health as the basis for ecological land management and discussing management practices to conserve and improve soils. Soil physical, chemical and biological properties and processes are all examined in detail through class lectures and discussion. The class laboratory focuses on evaluating soil health with field measurements, laboratory analyses, and calculations, including using soil testing to develop soil nutrient plans.

    AGRI 70 Integrated Pest Management

    (Formerly AG 52) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Exploration of major agricultural pests, including insects, weeds, and diseases, and their impact on commercial crops and the landscape. The course focuses on integrated pest management (IPM), including cultural, biological, mechanical/physical, and chemical control methods. Course is designed to assist students in preparing for California licensing exams in pest management.

    AGRI 98 Independent Study in Agriculture

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in Agriculture.

    AGRI 99I Agriculture Occupational Work Experience Internship

    0.5-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an interview, placement and verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Agricultural Occupational Education Internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship placement; and supervised employment of students that extends to the job site classroom learning that relates to the students' educational or occupational goal in Agriculture. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major in agriculture, have completed courses in the major, or have acquired a high level of skill in the discipline and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid (75 hours/unit) position. Please consult major/certificate requirements for number of units needed. Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in the field of Agriculture.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

    AGRI 101 Introduction to Agricultural Careers

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This class will provide an overview of the full variety of agriculture careers. Students will explore different fields of study, career options, and requirements to achieving career goals. A special focus will be placed on programs available at the Santa Rosa Junior College which includes agribusiness, animal science, equine science, floristry, horticulture, natural resource management, sustainable agriculture, veterinary medicine, viticulture, and wine studies.

  • Agriculture Business (AGBUS)

    AGBUS 2 Agricultural Computer Applications

    (Formerly AG 2) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CS 5.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: AG - AB 108
    Description: Computer use in the workplace with emphasis on agribusiness situations. Use of software applications including Microsoft office, presentation manager, Google applications to develop documents and tools for agribusinesses. Also included in this course will be the strategies and techniques for using current online sales and marketing tools in agribusiness.

    AGBUS 7 Agricultural Economics

    (Formerly AG 7) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Eligibility for MATH 155 OR MATH 154.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: AG - AB 124
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D
    Description: Introduction to factors affecting demand and supply for food, fiber and agricultural inputs. Evaluating factors of production, production costs, market structure, price system and their applications in agriculture. Examine local and federal policies and implications for agribusiness and trade.

    AGBUS 56 Introduction to Agriculture Business and Management

    (Formerly AGBUS 50) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AG - AB 104
    Description: This course provides an overview of the business and economic aspects of the agriculture industry. Introduction to the economic aspects of agriculture and the implications for consumers and other sectors of the food system. Principles of management and decision-making in agribusiness.

    AGBUS 61 Agricultural Marketing

    (Formerly AG 74) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Survey of marketing aspects of the agriculture industry. An overview of the structure and institutional aspects of the marketing system including global agricultural markets. Develop and present effective marketing plans for value-added commodities. Conduct industry studies of the marketing of selected locally grown commodities.

    AGBUS 62 Agricultural Sales and Communication

    (Formerly AG 72) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AG - AB 112
    Description: This course involves the study of principles and practices of the selling process: selling strategies and approaches, why and how people buy, prospecting, territory management, and customer service. Self management, communication, and interpersonal skills necessary in developing managerial abilities, leadership qualities, and facilitating teamwork within the agribusiness sector will be explored. The course content is organized to give students an in depth understanding of the factors that influence selling in the agribusiness industry.

    AGBUS 71 Agricultural Accounting

    (Formerly AG 73) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AG - AB 128
    Description: Applications of the principles and practices of financial and managerial accounting in agribusiness. The course also includes methods of record-keeping, measurement of revenue and expenses and analysis of financial positions in agribusiness.

    AGBUS 105 Agricultural Finance

    (Formerly AGBUS 72) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100; AND MATH 150.
    Description: In this introductory course, students will explore federal agricultural loan and credit programs, agricultural lending, financing options, private equity investment, venture capital, financial institutions, financial and investment analysis. In addition, students will examine financial risk, insurance, futures exchanges, legal aspects of agricultural finance, and the principles and practices for financing different forms of legal business organizations in agriculture.

    AGBUS 151 Agriculture Leadership

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: In this course, students will study leadership theories and practices and their applications in agricultural organizations. The content is organized to provide students the skills for understanding group dynamics, leadership development, effective communication, agriculture literacy, and advocacy within private and public agriculture organizations. Students will gain practical experience through planning and participating in a number of community and outreach events in the agriculture industry.

    AGBUS 152 Agriculture Mentor Training

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course is designed to prepare students for a variety of leadership roles in agricultural organizations. Experiences will be gained through participating and leading in several activities including leadership training, agriculture literacy events, student recruitment, mentorship, and planning/implementing/evaluating events within the agriculture industry.

  • Agriculture Mechanics (AGMEC)

    AGMEC 50 Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Skills

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course involves design principles, selection, maintenance, safe tractor and agricultural equipment operation. Emphasis on proper techniques for the operation and service of common farm implements.

    AGMEC 163 Small Gasoline Engines

    (Formerly AGMEC 63) 2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: The practical aspects of the repair and safe operation of small gasoline engines are emphasized. Troubleshooting, disassembly, repair, reassembly and appropriate use of engines found on equipment such as lawn mowers, rototillers, blowers, weed eaters, etc., are covered.

  • American Sign Language (ASL)

    ASL 1 Elementary American Sign Language - Part 1

    (Formerly ASL 1A) 4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 6A
    Description: Introduction to elementary American Sign Language, focusing on both receptive and expressive skills, ASL literature, and Deaf culture and community.

    ASL 2 Elementary American Sign Language - Part 2

    (Formerly ASL 1B) 4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ASL 1. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Continuation of instruction in elementary American Sign Language using appropriate linguistic and cultural principles. Instruction increases and expands conversational strategies and comprehension of ASL grammatical structures.

    ASL 3 Intermediate American Sign Language - Part 1

    (Formerly ASL 2A) 4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ASL 2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 6A
    Description: The course builds on the foundation of skills and knowledge learned in both American Sign Language 1 and 2 (ASL 1 and 2) and increases and expands comprehension, production, and conversational strategies as covered in ASL 1 and 2. Students will learn more complex grammatical features through narratives and dialogues and they will increase their knowledge of both linguistic and cultural content.

    ASL 4 Intermediate American Sign Language - Part 2

    (Formerly ASL 2B) 4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ASL 3.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 6A
    Description: Intensive instruction in advanced intermediate American Sign Language using appropriate linguistic and cultural principles. Instruction will focus on several broad areas: exchanging personal information about life events; describing and identifying things; and talking about events and activities in the past, present and future.

    ASL 56 ASL Fingerspelling and Numbers

    (Formerly ASL 107) 2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ASL 1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to fingerspelled and numerical systems in American Sign Language. This course provides intensive instruction in the receptive and expressive practice of fingerspelling and numbers at increasing levels of complexity.

    ASL 57 Classifiers in American Sign Language

    (Formerly ASL 108) 2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ASL 1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the visual and gestural aspects of classifiers in ASL. Students will study various classifier types and functions and learn how to identify and incorporate classifiers in a variety of discourse styles and formats such as dialogs, presentations and storytelling.

  • Anatomy (ANAT)

    ANAT 1 General Human Anatomy

    5 Units/3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of BIO 10 or higher (V7) and Course Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: BIOL 110B
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: Study of gross and microscopic structure of human tissues, organs, and organ systems; includes dissection of human cadavers. (Intended for nursing and dental hygiene majors.)

    ANAT 40 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Completion of HLC 160 and CHEM 60, and eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: Introductory course in human anatomy and physiology. Covers the structure and function of all organ systems of the body. Meets general education requirement. (Intended for pre-paramedic students.)

    ANAT 58 Introduction to Human Anatomy

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area C
    Description: A survey of human anatomy, including study of tissues, organs, and organ systems. This introductory course is designed for students who require a fundamental background in human anatomy. Course is a prerequisite for radiologic technology and Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN); an alternative prerequisite for medical assisting programs; it is not intended for nursing (RN), dental hygiene, or physical therapy majors.

    ANAT 140 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Course covers the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology. Intended for students in medical assisting programs.

  • Animal Health (ANHLT)

    ANHLT 50 Veterinary Anatomy and Terminology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will be introduced to the anatomy and physiology of all major body systems in small animals with a focus on companion animal species (canine and feline). This class also covers a body systems approach with an emphasis on veterinary medical terminology. Commonly used veterinary diagnostics and treatments are woven throughout the course as relevant to organ or body structure or function.

    ANHLT 52 Small Animal Disease Recognition and Transmission Control

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ANHLT 50 and Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This class will focus on the diseases of companion animal species (feline and canine). This class will include disease recognition as well as transmission control, hospital sanitation and sterilization procedures. A special emphasis will be placed on zoonoses awareness and protection. Microbiology of bacterial, viral, and fungal infections will be covered including relevance to chemical disinfectant handling.

    ANHLT 101 Introduction to Veterinary Careers

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This course provides students with an overview of the careers, concepts, and typical tasks that occur in a veterinary hospital. Students will be introduced to the rewards and realities of working in veterinary medicine, as well as the steps to become a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

    ANHLT 109 Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of or Current Enrollment in ANHLT 50.
    Description: This class will focus on disease treatment in animal species, (primarily feline and canine) using complementary and alternative modalities. Modalities covered will include acupuncture, herbal medicine, chiropractic, and homeopathy. This class will include complentary and alternative veterinary medicine (CAVM) terminology; record keeping, preparation and administration of nutraceutical, herbal, and homeopathic medicines; patient monitoring; removal, handling and disposal of acupuncture needles; prescription preparation; and client education regarding CAVM treatments.

    ANHLT 120 Small Animal Veterinary Assistance and Nursing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course completion of ANHLT 50. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: Lecture and demonstration of small animal veterinary assistance and nursing procedures. Topics covered will include emergency veterinary care, intravenous catheter placement and maintenance, animal handling and restraint for veterinary procedures, preventive health care, nutrition, considerations for diseases and animal nursing, medication and fluid administration, euthanasia, and record keeping all in the context of a small animal veterinary clinic.

    ANHLT 121 Veterinary Surgical and Dental Assistance

    (Formerly AG 167.7) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANHLT 50. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course includes instruction on all aspects of veterinary surgery and dentistry with emphasis on the role of the technician. All aspects of the surgical experience are covered including surgical instrumentation, suturing techniques, application of bandages, splints and casts, patient preparation, surgical nursing and assisting, intravenous catheter placement, common surgical procedures, pain assessment and patient recovery. Dental care of companion, laboratory and large animals will be discussed including disease progression, dental prophylaxis and extractions.

    ANHLT 122 Animal Nursing Field Seminar

    0.75 Unit/0.75 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in ANHLT 122L. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ANHLT 50.
    Description: Course includes an introduction to nursing skills, hospital safety procedures, and basic restraint techniques for a veterinary setting for canines and felines.

    ANHLT 122L Animal Nursing Field Practicum

    0.25 Unit/1 hour by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in ANHLT 122. Recommended: Course Completion of ANHLT 50.
    Description: Course provides hands-on practical experience applying small animal nursing skills in a veterinary setting.

    ANHLT 123 Small Animal Veterinary Emergencies

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANHLT 50 AND ANHLT 120. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course covers both theoretical and practical aspects of assisting the veterinarian in the management of small animal (dog and cat) medical and traumatic emergencies. This class will include recognition, assessment and triage of the emergent veterinary patient. Common specific emergency situations will be reviewed including underlying cause, diagnostics, initial treatment, and ongoing intensive patient care.

    ANHLT 126 Veterinary Technician Review and Board Exam Preparation

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANHLT 52, ANHLT 120 and ANHLT 121.
    Description: Comprehensive review of veterinary technician information to prepare students for success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam. Pertinent subject matter will be reviewed with a focus of restating key concepts and identification of students' personal strengths and weaknesses regarding required subject matter. Students will also learn about requirements for exam eligibility and application procedure, exam design and composition, and question analysis strategies.

    ANHLT 128 Exotic Animal Medicine

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course completion or current enrollment in ANHLT 50. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This class will provide an overview of veterinary medical care for non-standard species with a focus on the veterinary technician’s role. Students will learn about the husbandry, handling, sample collection, treatment, and most common conditions of each species group. Species covered will include those most commonly presented to veterinary hospitals for care in our area (birds, rabbits, reptiles, etc.), as well as select free ranging and captive wildlife species.

    ANHLT 141 Small Animal Veterinary Anesthesia

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANHLT 50. Recommended: Course Completion of ANHLT 120.
    Description: This course will provide an overview of the use of anesthesia for the small animal veterinary workplace. Students will become familiar with anesthetic medications, anesthetic equipment, patient assessment, anesthetic protocols and anesthetic monitoring for small animal patients.

    ANHLT 142 Veterinary Pharmacology and Medical Calculations

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ANHLT 50, ANHLT 120 and MATH 150A.
    Description: This course will provide an overview of the use of medication to treat and prevent disease within the veterinary workplace. General pharmacology and medications of all types will be covered. The indications, side effects, and administration of common specific medications will be discussed. Legal requirements for handling, labeling and dispensing medication will be covered in the context of a companion animal practice. Students will also develop the mathematical skills required to safely follow prescription instructions and administer medications.

    ANHLT 151 Veterinary Laboratory and Imaging Procedures

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANHLT 52. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course will introduce students to common tests performed in veterinary medicine. Collection of quality samples, appropriate sample handling and test protocols will be discussed. Students will run tests on blood, urine, feces, and skin samples. Laboratory procedures performed will include clinical biochemistry, cytology, hematology, immunology, basic microbiology, parasitology, urinalysis and basic necropsy techniques. This class will include safe and diagnostic use of imaging modalities including radiography, radiation safety principles, ultrasound principles and basic endoscopy.

    ANHLT 161 Veterinary Medical Office Procedures

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: In this course students learn about the spectrum of skills utilized by veterinary office staff. Emphasis will be placed on client communication skills and medical office management including medical record keeping and drug inventory control. Additional topics include emergency recognition, euthanasia and grieving, preventative health programs, common veterinary abbreviations, and relevant computer programs.

  • Animal Science (ANSCI)

    ANSCI 2 Introduction to Farm Animal Health

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to animal health and disease control in livestock animals. Classification of animal diseases, their causes and appropriate treatments with emphasis on preventative medicine.

    ANSCI 20 Basic Animal Science

    (Formerly AG 20) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C
    Description: A scientific approach to the livestock industry encompassing aspects of animal anatomy, physiology, nutrition, genetics and epidemiology. Emphasis on the origin, characteristics, adaptation and contributions of farm animals to the agriculture industry. Analysis of economic trends and career opportunities in animal agriculture and a survey of the supply of animal products and their uses.

    ANSCI 27 Beef Cattle Science

    (Formerly AG 62) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A study of the principles of purebred and commercial beef cattle production throughout the World, United States, and California. Emphasis to be placed on the importance of breeds, breeding principles, selection, nutrition, environmental management, health, marketing, and recordkeeping to ensure scientifically based management decisions of beef cattle.

    ANSCI 29 Dairy Cattle Industry/Dairy Cattle Science

    (Formerly AG 64) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: History, development and management strategy of the dairy industry. General information on the economics of dairy production and management including trends, selection, culling, genetics, reproduction and production management; employment opportunities will be covered as well.

    ANSCI 51 Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to the fundamental structure and function of four-legged farm animals. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of anatomy and physiology of different farm animal species. Discussion will include tissues, organs, and body systems that make up the farm animal so the information can be applied to their daily care and management.

    ANSCI 52 Meat Science

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is an introduction to the meat industry with a special emphasis on meat products and value added meat processing techniques. It includes concepts of food safety and sanitation, grading and inspection along with preservation and marketing strategies to meet current consumer demands.

    ANSCI 61 Livestock Feeding and Nutrition

    (Formerly AG 61) 3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the science of animal nutrition, the fundamentals of digestion and absorption in both ruminants and non-ruminants, and basic functions of major nutrient classes. The nutritive value of feeds as they relate to the formulation of livestock rations, including by-product feeding, will be emphasized. Feed processing and nutrient requirements will also be discussed.

    ANSCI 91 Rangeland Management

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Basic principles of range management as they apply to various regions and vegetative types. Relationship of range management practices to livestock production, wildlife management, forestry, hydrology and other land uses. Field trip participation required.

    ANSCI 134 Livestock Reproduction

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: In this introductory course, students will explore basic genetic principles combined with the study of the anatomical and physiological aspects of reproduction as it relates to equine and livestock management. Students will also learn reproductive aspects including endocrinology, estrous cycles, mating behaviors, gametogenesis, conception, gestation, parturition, and maternal behaviors. Artificial insemination, embryo manipulation, and current innovations in productive biotechnology will also be examined.

    ANSCI 153 Sustainable Agriculture Production Systems with Animals

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: In this course, students will explore the integration of livestock as part of a sustainable farming system with emphasis on small-scale production for niche markets and pasture-based-systems. Students will learn appropriate breed selection, nutrition and living requirements for livestock such as goats, hogs, sheep, poultry and cattle. Current applications of sustainable animal agriculture including the challenges of animal production, animal needs, animal welfare, and protection of the environment and resources for future food supply systems will also be covered in this course.

    ANSCI 171 Livestock Behavior and Humane Management

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Introduction to livestock behavior and the evolution of behavioral traits. Introduces practical handling concepts and facilities design, to facilitate low-stress methods of livestock management. Explores the benefits of keeping animals calm, including safer working conditions, higher yields of marketable product, better-quality product, and more humane conditions.

  • Anthropology (ANTHRO)

    ANTHRO 1 Biological Anthropology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ANTH 110
    GE: AA/AS areas C,H;CSU area B2;IGETC area 5B
    Description: The study of human evolution and humans as organisms, with an emphasis on a biocultural approach. This is an introductory, broad survey course that covers the history and modern synthesis of evolutionary theory; studies primate behavior and comparative anatomy; examines dating techniques and the fossil record; and critically assesses past and future human/environmental relationships including issues concerning future adaptation.

    ANTHRO 1L Biological Anthropology Lab

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in ANTHRO 1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU area B3;IGETC area 5C
    Description: An introductory laboratory course that uses scientific methodology to explore and experiment with topics from Introduction to Biological Anthropology (ANTHRO 1) lectures. Major topics to be covered include cell biology, genetics, human osteology, primate anatomy and social behavior and the human fossil record. Additional topics may include human variability, medical anthropology, forensic anthropology, environmental challenges to hominids, and human impact on the environment.

    ANTHRO 2 Cultural Anthropology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,H;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: Exploration of human cultural diversity and interrelationships on a global scale. Comparative analysis of traditions such as kinship, childrearing, religion, magic, political systems, language, and relationship to nature.

    ANTHRO 3 Introduction to Archaeology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ANTH 150
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: Introduction to archaeology as the scientific study of the human past through analyses of material remains. The course reviews archaeological methods of survey, excavation, laboratory analysis, interpretation and publication; the history of archaeological theory; the development and implementation of Cultural Resource Management (CRM); and ethical principles guiding modern archaeological practice. Selected cultural sequences are integrated into the course to highlight the ways in which archaeological practice has contributed to our knowledge of the past.

    ANTHRO 4 Ancient Peoples and Society

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: Introduction to essential topics in world ancient history using cross-cultural, comparative examples from the archaeological record.

    ANTHRO 19 Forensic Anthropology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of ANTHRO 1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B2;IGETC area 5B
    Description: Introduction to the field of forensic anthropology. Emphasis will be placed on the techniques used to assess age, sex, ancestry, trauma, pathology, and cause of death from the human skeleton within a medico-legal context. This course will examine the role of the anthropologist in crime scene investigations.

    ANTHRO 21 American Folklore and Folklife

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: Survey of the forms and functions of American oral traditions and folklife customs. Analysis of myth, legend, proverb, humor, life cycle events, folk architecture, foodways, and other folklore/life traditions in American community and neighborhood settings. Cultural comparisons will include no less than three of the following groups: African American, Asian American, Chicano/Latino American, European American, Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, and Americans of Middle Eastern Origin.

    ANTHRO 30 Anthropology of Globalization

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of ANTHRO 2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,H;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: The comparative study of various peoples and traditions as influenced by the dynamic processes of globalization.

    ANTHRO 31 Mesoamerican Origins of Latino Culture

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: This class examines the origin and evolution of the ancient societies of Mesoamerica through the anthropological perspective. Archaeological, cultural, and ethnohistoric evidence is used to examine such aspects of Mesoamerican life as religion, politics, economics, art and architecture, and social organization.

    ANTHRO 32 Native Cultures of North America

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: An ethnographic survey of the Native cultures of North America, including the Native responses to European, Euro-American and other culture contacts. Emphasis will be on indigenous cultural adaptations from the 16th century to the present, although prehistoric lifeways will also be covered.

    ANTHRO 34 Native Cultures of California

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area G;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: An ethnographic survey of diverse Native American cultures in California from the 16th century to the present time, including the Native cultural responses to the colonial influences of the Spanish, Russians, and other Euro-American people.

    ANTHRO 43 Native American Art and Culture

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: In this course, students will explore Native American societies, their worldviews, practices, and oral traditions as expressed in their art forms. Topics such as ceramics, basketry, textiles, woodcarving, leather works, monumental architecture, and others will be studied using cultural aspects of symbolism, ritual, gender, social structure, and landscape relationships. Emphasis on the transformation of traditional objects into world art market commodities is an additional aspect of study.

  • Applied Technology (APTECH)

    APTECH 43 Computer Modeling and Animation with 3ds Max

    (Formerly APTECH 53) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course covers the fundamentals of three-dimensional (3D) modeling and animation using Windows-based Autodesk 3ds Max software. Topics include: polygon and spline modeling, materials and texturing, keyframe and constraint-based animating, lighting, and rendering. Basic introductions to dynamic simulations, particle systems, character rigging and character animation are also included.

    APTECH 45 Basic Drafting Skills

    (Formerly APTECH 55) 1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: High School Geometry.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A course emphasizing drawing-based manual drafting with a cursory introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) for comparison. Topics include proper use of drafting tools, development of linework and lettering skills, procedures for geometric constructions, freehand drafting/sketching, orthographic projection, and isometric drawing.

    APTECH 46 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting

    (Formerly APTECH 56) 2 Units/2 hours lecture, 0.5 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in APTECH 45 OR INDE 50 OR HORT 93.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) utilizing the AutoCAD software program. Areas covered include: program organization, program commands and tools, view navigation, drawing set-up, geometric construction/editing, orthographic projection, dimensioning and text annotations, printing/plotting, and an introduction to 3-dimensional drafting/design.

    APTECH 57 Advanced AutoCAD

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APTECH 46.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Computer-aided drafting using the AutoCAD software program. Areas covered include: advanced layout, construction and editing techniques, advanced dimensioning practices, three-dimensional (3D) modeling and rendering, software customization, project-oriented architectural, civil and mechanical engineering applications, and an introduction to computer animation with 3ds Max.

    APTECH 59 Architectural CAD

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APTECH 46.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Preparation of residential construction documents using AutoCAD. Problem solving skills will be developed by applying code requirements to a proposed building addition. The student will create typical construction drawings including plans, sections, elevations, schedules and details.

    APTECH 63 3D Animation: Modeling and Rigging

    4 Units/3.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APTECH 43 (formerly APTECH 53).
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the creation of digital characters and synthetic environments for film, broadcast and video games. Using Autodesk 3ds Max software, students will design and build increasingly complex 3D sets, props, and characters. They will also craft control systems for effectively animating these digital components. Efficient workflow and the creation of animator-friendly rigs will be emphasized, and complementary software will be used for texturing and refining of models.

    APTECH 64 3D Animation: Character Animation

    4 Units/3.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APTECH 43.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course focuses on the animation of three-dimensional (3D) digital characters using Autodesk 3ds Max software. Through both pantomime and facial lip-sync animation, students apply the fundamental mechanics of motion to create believable movements and expressive performances.

    APTECH 65 Advanced 3D Animation Workshop

    4 Units/3.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APTECH 63 OR APTECH 64 OR APTECH 162.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This class focuses on animation production for professional portfolio development using Autodesk 3ds Max and other complementary software. Students work individually and collaboratively to develop complex 3D (three dimensional) models, textures, visual effects and animations. This course also includes an investigation of career options, and enables students to produce demonstration reels showcasing their specific skills.

    APTECH 162 3D Animation: Visual Effects and Compositing

    2 Units/1.75 hours lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APTECH 43.
    Description: This course covers a range of visual effects (VFX) in Autodesk 3ds Max and Adobe After Effects, including particle systems, dynamic simulations, and the integration of computer-generated (CG) and real-world imagery. Topics include basic motion capture, matchmoving and multipass rendering workflows.

    APTECH 168 3D Animation: Introduction to Virtual Reality

    2 Units/1.75 hours lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APTECH 43.
    Description: This course introduces the process of creating virtual reality (VR) experiences based on computer-generated environments. Students will develop models and animations in Autodesk 3ds Max, and bring them into Autodesk Stingray to create interactive experiences.

    APTECH 191 Problem Solving in Civil Engineering Technology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of MATH 150 OR Standard first year high school algebra course with "C" or better.
    Description: Approaches to problem solving in Civil Engineering Technologies including quantitative reasoning coupled with direct applications to problems encountered in land surveying, civil engineering, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), construction, and related engineering technologies.

  • Apprenticeship Education (APED)

    APED 220.1 Apprentice Electricians, First Semester

    (Formerly APED 260A) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the first semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.2 Apprentice Electricians, Second Semester

    (Formerly APED 260B) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of APED 220.1. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the second semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.3 Apprentice Electricians, Third Semester

    (Formerly APED 260C) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of APED 220.2. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the third semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.4 Apprentice Electricians, Fourth Semester

    (Formerly APED 260D) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of APED 220.3. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the fourth semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.5 Apprentice Electricians, Fifth Semester

    (Formerly APED 260E) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of APED 220.4. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the fifth semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.6 Apprentice Electricians, Sixth Semester

    (Formerly APED 260F) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of APED 220.5. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the sixth semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.7 Apprentice Electricians, Seventh Semester

    (Formerly APED 260G) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of APED 220.6. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the seventh semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.8 Apprentice Electricians, Eighth Semester

    (Formerly APED 260H) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of APED 220.7. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the eighth semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.9 Apprentice Electricians, Ninth Semester

    (Formerly APED 260I) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of APED 220.8. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the ninth semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.10 Apprentice Electricians, Tenth Semester

    (Formerly APED 260J) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of APED 220.9. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the tenth semester of a ten-semester program.

    APED 220.11 California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program

    0.5 Unit/4 hours laboratory for 10 weeks. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: This course provides students a step-by-step approach to understand, apply and install commercial lighting control systems. Students will learn lighting terminology, lighting control strategies, Light Emitting Diode (LED) light sources and drivers, line and low voltage controls, dimming systems, occupancy sensors, photosensors, networked lighting control systems, common codes and standards, and associated installation/wiring requirements. This course is for students who have completed the 5th year Electrical Apprenticeship program or California State Certified general electricians or electrical contractors.

    APED 221.1 Electrician Apprentice Residential Wiring, 1st Semester

    (Formerly APED 270) 3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Admission into the indentured electrician apprentice program.
    Description: Introductory course for training related to residential wiring for electrician indentured apprentices. This is the first semester of a six semester program.

    APED 221.2 Electrician Apprentice Residential Wiring, 2nd Semester

    (Formerly APED 271) 3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APED 221.1 ( or APED 270).
    Description: This course continues the training for residential wiring for electrician indentured apprentices. This is the second semester of a six semester program.

    APED 221.3 Electrician Apprentice Residential Wiring, 3rd Semester

    (Formerly APED 272) 3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APED 221.2 ( or APED 271).
    Description: This course continues the instruction for residential wiring for electrician indentured apprentices. This is the third semester of a six semester program.

    APED 221.4 Electrician Apprentice Residential Wiring, 4th Semester

    (Formerly APED 273) 3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APED 221.3 ( or APED 272).
    Description: This course continues the instruction for residential wiring for electrician indentured apprentices. This is the fourth semester of a six semester program.

    APED 221.5 Electrician Apprentice Residential Wiring, 5th Semester

    (Formerly APED 274) 3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APED 221.4 ( or APED 273).
    Description: This course continues the instruction for residential wiring for electrician indentured apprentices. This is the fifth semester of a six semester program.

    APED 221.6 Electrician Apprentice Residential Wiring, 6th Semester

    (Formerly APED 275) 3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APED 221.5 ( or APED 274). Limits on enrollment: Admission into the indentured electrician apprentice program.
    Description: This course continues the instruction for residential wiring for electrician indentured apprentices. This is the sixth semester of a six semester program.

    APED 321 Apprentice Electricians Mathematics Review

    1 Unit/3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
    Description: An entry-level guided study for Electrician Apprentices of topics ranging from basic arithmetic through prealgebra using a diagnostic and learning software program, such as ALEKS online Learning Management System, to allow students to progress from their initial levels of competency. Students will build mathematical skills in specific areas to prepare for desired apprenticeship requirements and courses. Students may work at home or at the Electricians Apprenticeship Training Center.

    APED 345 Apprentice Plumbers, First Semester

    (Formerly APED 245S) 2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 346 Apprentice Plumbers, Second Semester

    2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters

    APED 347 Apprentice Plumbers, Third Semester

    2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters

    APED 348 Apprentice Plumbers, Fourth Semester

    2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters

    APED 349 Apprentice Plumbers, Fifth Semester

    2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprenticeship
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters

    APED 350.1 Apprentice Roofers, Module 1

    (Formerly APED 351.1) 0.5 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice roofers (module 1 of 10).

    APED 350.2 Apprentice Roofers, Module 2

    (Formerly APED 351.2) 0.5 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice roofers (module 2 of 10).

    APED 350.3 First Aid for Roofers, Module 3

    (Formerly APED 351.10) 0.5 Unit/3 hours lecture, 5 hours laboratory for 1 week. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: This course teaches CPR and First Aid emergency response skills which enable participants to give immediate care to a person who has been injured or is experiencing a sudden illness. This course satisfies first-time and renewal certifications. Students must be admitted to the Indentured roofer apprentice program, to register for this class.

    APED 350.4 Apprentice Roofers, Module 4

    (Formerly APED 351.3) 0.5 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice roofers (module 4 of 10).

    APED 350.5 Apprentice Roofers, Module 5

    (Formerly APED 351.4) 0.5 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice roofers (module 5 of 10).

    APED 350.6 Apprentice Roofers, Module 6

    (Formerly APED 351.5) 0.5 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice roofers (module 6 of 10).

    APED 350.7 Apprentice Roofers, Module 7

    (Formerly APED 351.6) 0.5 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice roofers (module 7 of 10).

    APED 350.8 Maintenance, Repair and Roofing, Module 8

    (Formerly APED 351.9) 0.5 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: This course is for indentured roofer apprentices. The course covers related topics and skills for apprentice roofing workers in their first, second, and third year of the apprenticeship program.

    APED 350.9 Apprentice Roofers, Module 9

    (Formerly APED 351.7) 0.5 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice roofers (module 9 of 10).

    APED 350.10 Apprentice Roofers, Module 10

    (Formerly APED 351.8) 0.5 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program - Indentured Roofer Apprenticeship. Applicants shall be at least 18-years of age at the time of indenture.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice roofers (module 10 of 10).

    APED 355 Apprentice Plumbers, Sixth Semester

    2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters

    APED 356 Apprentice Plumbers, Seventh Semester

    2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprenticeship
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters

    APED 357 Apprentice Plumbers, Eighth Semester

    2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters

    APED 358 Apprentice Plumbers, Ninth Semester

    2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters

    APED 359 Apprentice Plumbers, Tenth Semester

    2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice
    Description: Related supplemental instruction for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters

    APED 360 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, First Semester

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 361 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Second Semester

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 362 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Third Semester

    3 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 4.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 363 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Fourth Semester

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 364 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Fifth Semester

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprenticeship
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 365 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Sixth Semester

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 366 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Seventh Semester

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refirgeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 367 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Eighth Semester

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprenticeship
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 368 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Ninth Semester

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

    APED 369 Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Tenth Semester

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
    Description: Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.

  • Architecture (ARCH)

    ARCH 2.1 History of World Architecture: Prehistory to Gothic

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Architecture and urbanism in the ancient world, from prehistory to the Gothic period. Social, cultural and physical conditions that influenced the built environment in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

    ARCH 2.2 History of World Architecture: Gothic to 20th Century

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: World architecture and urbanism from the Gothic period to the 20th century. Social, cultural and physical conditions which influenced the built environment of Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

    ARCH 2.3 History of World Architecture: 20th Century to Contemporary

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Architecture and urbanism of the modern world, from the 20th century to the present. Social, cultural and physical conditions influencing the built environment of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas.

    ARCH 12 Introduction to Environmental Design

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A (or ESL 10) or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Exploration of the work done in the design professions: architecture, landscape, and planning. Using case studies and environmental exploration, students will begin the process of articulating a personal design vocabulary.This is a project-based course.

    ARCH 60 Digital Presentation Graphics

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of CS 5 ( or CIS 5 or BDP 5 or BDP 51).
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to image editing and page layout digital tools, such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign, for the creation of two-dimensional graphic presentation graphics for architecture, and/or interior design, and/or landscape architecture projects.

    ARCH 65 3D Modeling with Revit

    (Formerly ARCH 27) 2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and completion of CS 5.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the use of Revit for 3D modeling of architecture, interior design, and/or landscape design projects.

  • Art (ART)

    ART 1.1 Introduction to Art of the Ancient World

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: This course introduces the fundamentals of the discipline of art history with a focus on how to view and appreciate art in an increasingly diverse world. A methodological introduction will be followed with a global survey of art from a variety of media from prehistoric times through the 16th century that highlights worldwide artistic trends and achievements. We will consider the historical, cultural, religious, and political contexts of a work of art as well as its production and reception. Archaeological and anthropological concepts will be discussed in relation to the works presented.

    ART 1.2 Global Art from 1500 CE to Present

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: This course introduces the fundamentals of the discipline of art history with a focus on how to view and appreciate art in an increasingly diverse world. A methodological introduction will be followed with a global survey of art from a variety of media from the 16th century through contemporary times that highlights world-wide artistic trends and achievements. We will consider the historical, cultural, religious, and political contexts of a work of art as well as its production and reception.

    ART 2.1 History and Appreciation of Ancient Mediterranean Art

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTH 110
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: This course will focus on early civilizations that emerged in and around the Mediterranean Sea from prehistoric times through the fall of the Roman empire. Art and architecture from prehistoric Europe, Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Aegean, Greece, Etruria, and Rome will be presented in relation to the broader historical contexts in an effort to understand the way in which art can inform us about the lives of ancient people. We will examine the exchange of ideas between these cultures and consider the roles of tradition and innovation in the production of art. Common, unifying themes as well as unique artistic traditions will be explored.

    ART 2.2 History of European Art: Medieval to Rococo

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTH 120 Series
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: This survey introduces students to art and architecture of the western world from the end of the Roman Empire to the mid-18th century, including Medieval, Renaissance, Islamic, Baroque, and Rococo. We will think about how art and architecture reflect and impact religious, political, economic, and social histories. Taking an object-based approach, this course delves into the myriad ways that art can reveal nuances of cultural histories while developing skills of visual literacy.

    ART 2.3 History of Modern Art in Europe and North America

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTH 120 Series;ARTH 150
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: This course introduces students to modern art in Europe and North America from the 1860s to 1960s. Lectures, discussions and course materials explore key themes, movements and artists that transformed visual culture during the modern period.

    ART 2.5 Women and Art Since 1500

    (Formerly ART 43) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: This course will provide a chronological, thematic, and cross-cultural examination of the contributions of women as producers, patrons, subjects, and audience of visual arts from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Special attention will be given to issues of sex, gender, race, socio-economic, national, and political identities. The course will highlight social perceptions and obstacles relevant to women in the visual arts and will apply feminist and revisionist critiques to traditional art historical methodologies.

    ART 3 Introduction to Art and Design

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 100
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of art and design using shape, value, texture, line, pattern, color and space through exercises in drawing, painting, and collage. The course is accepted for transfer at both the UC and CSU systems.

    ART 4 Principles of Color

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 270
    GE: CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: The study and use of color as an element of art and design. Students are given creative problems exploring the interaction of color and the principles of color harmony.

    ART 5 Three Dimensional Design

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 101
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1
    Description: A problem-solving approach to spatial organization. Experimental use of paper, cardboard, wood, plastic, wire, string and found objects. Problems are designed to encourage personal growth through individual solutions.

    ART 7A Drawing and Composition 1

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 110
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1
    Description: A basic course in drawing and composition to develop a student's ability to perceive and define shape, mass, contour, volume, space, and light, using a variety of graphic media and subject matter.

    ART 7B Drawing and Composition 2

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 205
    Description: In this course, students will pursue in greater depth those aspects of drawing offered in ART 7A; students will be introduced to additional concepts and a greater variety and combination of media and tools. Student work may involve concentration on a theme, subject or problem. Work sessions may be scheduled in specific areas of campus.

    ART 12 Beginning Figure Drawing

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 200
    Description: Drawing the human figure employing the basic concepts and skills covered in Art 7A, such as shape, volume, plane, contour, space, light, movement, composition, and expression, using a variety of graphic tools and media.

    ART 13 Watercolor

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 3 or ART 4 or ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A painting course using watercolor to explore light, color, form, and composition. Students will work from still life, landscape, the human figure, and non-objective subject matter.

    ART 14A Beginning Painting

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 210
    Description: An introductory course in painting acrylics or oils involving the basic elements and dynamics of art, such as value, color, texture, dimensional space and compositional factors. Students will be introduced to the various problems and potentials of painting.

    ART 14B Intermediate Painting

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 14A or equivalent. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 7A OR ART 3.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A continuation of the basic pictorial problems and challenges begun in Art 14A, Beginning Painting, introducing more complex subject matter, concepts, and processes.

    ART 14C Advanced Painting

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 14B. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 7A OR ART 3.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A continuation of the concerns developed in Art 14B, Intermediate Painting, involving more initiative, individual expression and experimentation with media, methods & materials.

    ART 19 Elementary Photography

    (Formerly ART 36) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 260
    Description: A beginning photography class emphasizing comprehension and application of basic elements and concepts of black and white photography. Topics include controlled use of the camera and printing techniques for optimum technical and aesthetic values. Students will develop an understanding of the creative process, visual literacy and photographic theory through lectures, assignments and class critiques. Students must have a 35mm camera with manual controls.

    ART 21 Intermediate Black and White Photography

    (Formerly ART 37) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 19 (or ART 36) OR Course Completion of ART 82.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An intermediate-level black-and-white photography class emphasizing further comprehension and application of photographic concepts, theories, and material.

    ART 22 Advanced Black and White Photography

    (Formerly ART 57) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 21.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Advanced level course for students with technical dark room proficiency wishing to expand their mastery of photo imagery. Students will further their understanding of the creative process, visual literacy and photographic theory through lectures, assignments and class critiques. Students shall prepare a portfolio of black-and-white photographs.

    ART 23 Contemporary Practice of Color Photography

    (Formerly ART 61.2) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 19 OR ART 82. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 4.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to digital and non-digital photographic color theory and applied practice of color photographic image production. Includes the exposure of photographic images and the making of color prints. Students must have a digital camera with manual controls.

    ART 24 Introduction to the Art of Printmaking

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 3 and ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 220
    Description: A basic introduction to printmaking covering traditional techniques including woodcut, linoleum cut, etching, collagraph, monotype, embossing, and stencil.

    ART 26 Introduction to Relief Printmaking

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ART 3 OR ART 4 OR ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Studio course introducing relief printmaking as a fine art medium. Course includes demonstrations and assignments such as linocut, woodcut, multiblock and color reduction methods.

    ART 27A Beginning Screen Printing

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course completion of ART 3, ART 4, or ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Studio course introducing color screen printing as a fine art print medium. Demonstrations and assignments involving stencil, blockout, and photostencil methods.

    ART 27B Intermediate Screen Printing

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 27A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Continued exploration of the screen printing process as a fine art print medium. Increased emphasis on individual projects at a more advanced level of sophistication.

    ART 28A Beginning Etching

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Use of the etching process as a means of artistic expression. How to etch, ink, and wipe a plate to produce multiple like-images through a series of structured projects. Presentation of the fine print, including care of prints, numbering of editions, and matting techniques.

    ART 28B Intermediate Etching

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 28A. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Etching at the intermediate level with the addition of more advanced techniques for processing and printing of plates. Mixing and wiping of colored inks will accompany integrating advanced etching techniques to yield more personalized imagery.

    ART 28C Advanced Etching

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 28B. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Building on the fundamentals of intaglio printmaking.

    ART 31A Beginning Ceramics

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 230
    Description: An introductory course in ceramics to develop wheel, hand-building, glaze application and decoration techniques.

    ART 31B Intermediate Ceramics

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 31A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Continuation of Art 31A introducing a greater variety of ceramic processes, subject matter and concepts. Experiments in glaze making.

    ART 31C Advanced Ceramics 1

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 31B.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Continuation of Art 31B involving more advanced problem solving, individual expression and experimentation with glaze decoration.

    ART 31D Advanced Ceramics II

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 31C.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course focuses on individual expression and the preparation of a portfolio. The study includes experimentation with mixed-media, historical/contemporary methods and firing of gas and electric kilns.

    ART 33A Beginning Sculpture

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 3 or ART 5.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ARTS 240
    Description: An introductory course in sculpture focusing on basic form construction techniques using clay, plaster, wood, sheet metal, and found objects.

    ART 33B Intermediate Sculpture

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 33A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Continuation of ART 33A, introducing a greater variety of concepts and processes for building large-scale sculptures. Experimentation in a variety of methods and materials for full-scale figurative and non-figurative sculpture.

    ART 34A Ceramic Sculpture

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An introductory course in ceramic sculpture to develop hand-building, glaze, and enbobe/underglaze decoration technique.

    ART 34B Advanced Ceramic Sculpture

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 34A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Continuation of Art 34A, introducing a greater variety of ceramic sculpture processes, subject matter, and concepts. Experimentation in glaze mixing and life-size sculpture.

    ART 35A Beginning Hand Building Ceramics

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An introductory course in hand-built ceramics, glaze, and engobe/underglaze decoration technique.

    ART 35B Advanced Hand Building Ceramics

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 35A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An advanced course in hand-built ceramics, glaze, and engobe/underglaze decoration technique.

    ART 39 Visual Theory and Practice-Ceramic Arts

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This introductory course will expose students to a broad spectrum of historical and contemporary ceramic art from diverse cultures. Students will produce original works of ceramic art by reinterpreting these traditions.

    ART 49 Independent Study in Art

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Students must submit a Special Studies Application to be considered for Art 49 Independent Study, subject to approval by supervising faculty, department chair, and supervising administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in studio art or art history. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    ART 53 Exhibition Design and Management

    1 Unit/0.75 hour lecture, 1.33 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Completion of ART 3, ART 5, or ART 7A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Studio class in preparing artwork for gallery exhibition includes: receiving, shipping, conservation, matting, documentation, lighting and installing. This class would be of interest to those students who wish to work in a gallery setting or prepare their artwork for exhibition.

    ART 60 Studio Photography

    (Formerly ART 60A) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 19 or ART 82. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ART 23.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to professional application of studio lighting techniques for portraiture and commercial products.

    ART 62 Alternative Photography Processes

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 19 (or ART 36) OR ART 82.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Exploration and use of various historical, contemporary, and non-traditional applications of silver- and non-silver-based photographic processes, including mixed media. Students produce photo-based imagery using a variety of materials in non-traditional presentations.

    ART 66.1 Studio Photography - Portrait

    1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 19 OR ART 82.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Exploration and application of studio photo methods: lighting, printing and camera techniques, including the medium-format camera. Students will photograph a variety of subjects as encountered in professional situations.

    ART 66.2 Studio Photography - Product

    1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 19 OR ART 82.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Exploration and application of studio photo methods: lighting, printing and camera techniques, including the medium-format camera and DSLR (digital single-lens reflex). Students will photograph a variety of products as encountered in professional situations.

    ART 66.3 Professional Photography - Event

    1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 19 OR ART 82.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Exploration and application of professional photo methods as they relate to events such as: corporate functions, weddings, quinceañeras and other celebrations as encountered in professional situations.

    ART 66.4 Professional Photography - Architecture

    1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 19 OR ART 82.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Exploration and application of professional photo methods as they relate to architecture; students will evaluate light, large-format camera techniques and digital approaches. Students will photograph a variety of sights as encountered in professional situations.

    ART 69 Introduction to Cartooning and Sequential Art

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 7A. Recommended: Course Completion of ART 3 and ART 12.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area E
    Description: An introduction to the basic concepts, techniques, and history of cartooning and sequential art. Includes composition, sketching, character design, inking, coloring, lettering and writing for sequential art, using a variety of tools and media.

    ART 75 Advanced Sculpture

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 33B.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Advanced sculpture with emphasis on personal work and portfolio creation.

    ART 82 Beginning Digital Photography

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A beginning class emphasizing comprehension and application of basic elements and concepts of digital photography. Topics include controlled use of the camera for optimum technical and aesthetic values. Students will develop an understanding of the creative process, visual literacy and photographic theory through lectures, assignments and class critiques. Students must have a digital camera with manual controls.

    ART 83 Intermediate Digital Photography

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 82. Recommended: Course Completion of CS 70.11A ( or CIS 73.21 or CIS 73.31).
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Intermediate level digital photography course in image creation and processing and asset management for fine art and professional photography. Course utilizes industry standard software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, and Capture One.

    ART 112A Intermediate Figure Drawing

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 12.
    Description: A continuation of the basic pictorial problems and challenges begun in Art 12, introducing more complex subject matter, concepts, and processes.

    ART 112B Advanced Figure Drawing

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ART 112A.
    Description: A continuation of the concepts developed in Art 112A involving more initiative, individual expression, and experimentation with media, methods & materials.

  • Astronomy (ASTRON)

    ASTRON 3 Stellar Astronomy

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: A description of the universe, concentrating on celestial bodies and phenomena beyond the Solar System. Topics will include: electromagnetic radiation, observed properties of stars, variable and binary stars, stellar evolution, black holes, relativity, the interstellar medium, star clusters, the Milky Way and other galaxies, cosmology, and the possibility of other life forms in the universe.

    ASTRON 3L Stellar Astronomy Laboratory

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in ASTRON 3.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU area B3;IGETC area 5C
    Description: Analysis and reduction of basic astronomical data concerning stars, nebulae, and galaxies. Using collaborative activities, photos, spectra, and direct observations, the student will arrive at conclusions concerning fundamental properties of the universe. Topics will include electromagnetic radiation, observed properties of stars, variable and binary stars, stellar evolution, black holes, the interstellar medium, star clusters, the Milky Way and other galaxies, cosmology, and the possibility of other life forms in the universe.

    ASTRON 4 Astronomy of the Solar System

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Completion of MATH 150A or higher AND Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: A descriptive introduction to the Solar System including the Sun, Moon, planets, asteroids, and comets.Topics will include lunar phases, eclipses, historical geocentric and heliocentric models of the cosmos, planetary geology, planetary atmospheres and climates, the formation of the Solar System, and extrasolar planetary systems.

    ASTRON 4L Solar System Astronomy Laboratory

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in ASTRON 4.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU area B3;IGETC area 5C
    Description: Analysis and interpretation of astronomical data. Using collaborative activities, photos, spectra, and direct observations, the student will arrive at conclusions concerning fundamental properties of the Solar System, comparative planetology, and planetary atmospheres.

    ASTRON 12 Astronomy Observational Lab

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ASTRON 3 OR ASTRON 4. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Eligibility for MATH 150 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU area B3;IGETC area 5C
    Description: Observational laboratory in astronomy. Students will utilize small aperture telescopes, binoculars, star charts and planispheres. Constellation identification and terrestrial and celestial coordinate systems will be introduced. Short exposure and deep sky astrophotography will be conducted. In the case of inclement weather, students will utilize the planetarium, classroom, or computer lab to perform required labs.

  • Athletics (ATHL)

    ATHL 1 Intercollegiate Physical Fitness

    (Formerly ATHL 90) 1 Unit/2 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Sports specific cardiovascular, muscular, and flexibility training designed to enhance athletic performance.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 2 Yoga for Intercollegiate Athletes

    1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class will introduce intercollegiate athletes to yoga techniques related to sport performance, injury prevention, and mental skills. Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will emphasize sport-specific flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Yoga techniques for mind-body connection and centering will include breathing and relaxation methods.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 3 Off-Season Training for Intercollegiate Athletics

    1 Unit/2 hours by arrangement. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Sport specific techniques, strategies and training designed for off-season intercollegiate athletes.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 8 Varsity Wrestling

    (Formerly ATHL 54) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate wrestling, emphasizing wrestling skills, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 9 Women's Varsity Water Polo

    (Formerly ATHL 51) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate water polo, emphasizing water polo skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 10 Men's Varsity Water Polo

    (Formerly ATHL 50) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate water polo, emphasizing water polo skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 10L Water Polo Lab

    1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in ATHL 10 or ATHL 9. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the structure and development of various water polo strategies. This course will include analysis of scouting reports and film reviews, as well as the practical application of various physical training concepts.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 11 Men's Varsity Baseball

    (Formerly PE 50) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate competition, emphasizing baseball skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 11L Baseball Laboratory

    (Formerly PE 97) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the structure and development of various baseball strategies. This course will include analysis of scouting reports and film reviews as well as the practical application of various physical training concepts and techniques.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 13 Men's Varsity Basketball

    (Formerly PE 51A) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate competition, emphasizing basketball skills, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 14 Women's Varsity Basketball

    (Formerly PE 75A) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate competition, emphasizing basketball skills, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 15L Basketball Lab

    (Formerly PE 70.2) 1 Unit/2 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ATHL 14.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the structure and development of various basketball strategies. This course will include analysis of scouting reports and film reviews as well as the practical application of various physical training concepts.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 16 Techniques and Theory of Basketball

    (Formerly PE 70.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the fundamental techniques and theories of basketball. This course will cover individual offensive and defensive strategies as well as team offensive and defensive strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 17 Men's Varsity Cross Country

    (Formerly PE 52) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate competition in cross country running, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 17L Cross Country Lab

    1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the fundamental techniques and theories of cross country training. This course will cover individual and team strategies and techniques.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 18 Women's Varsity Cross Country

    (Formerly PE 55) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate competition in cross country running, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 21 Varsity Football

    (Formerly PE 53) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By try out.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate competition, emphasizing football skills, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 22.1L Defensive Football Laboratory

    (Formerly ATHL 22L.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the structure and development of various defensive football strategies. This course will include analysis of scouting reports and film reviews; as well as the practical application of various physical training concepts.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 22.2L Offensive Football Laboratory

    (Formerly ATHL 22L.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the structure and development of various offensive football strategies. Will include analysis of scouting reports and film reviews, as well as the practical application of various physical training concepts.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 24 Varsity Golf

    (Formerly PE 54) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate golf competition, emphasizing skills, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 27 Men's Varsity Soccer

    (Formerly PE 62) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate competition in men's soccer, emphasizing soccer skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 28 Women's Varsity Soccer

    (Formerly PE 63) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate competition in women's soccer, emphasizing soccer skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 29L Soccer Lab

    (Formerly PE 71.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the structure and development of various soccer strategies. This course will include analysis of scouting reports and film reviews as well as the practical application of various physical training concepts.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 30 Theory and Analysis of Soccer

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Explanation, organization, and development of various tactical and technical systems in soccer.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 31 Women's Varsity Softball

    (Formerly PE 89) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate softball, emphasizing softball skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 31L Softball Lab

    1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the structure and development of various softball strategies. This course will include analysis of scouting reports and film reviews as well as the practical application of various physical training concepts.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 32 Theory and Analysis of Wrestling

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Explanation, organization, and development of various tactical and technical systems in wrestling.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 32L Wrestling Lab

    1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in ATHL 8, Varsity Wrestling.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the structure and development of various wrestling strategies. This course will include analysis of scouting reports and film reviews as well as the practical application of various physical training concepts.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 33 Men's Varsity Swimming and Diving

    (Formerly PE 64) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate swimming and diving; emphasizing swimming and diving skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 34 Women's Varsity Swimming and Diving

    (Formerly PE 90) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate swimming and diving; emphasizing swimming and diving skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 37 Men's Varsity Tennis

    (Formerly PE 65) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate competition, emphasizing tennis skills, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 38 Women's Varsity Tennis

    (Formerly PE 91) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate tennis, emphasizing tennis skills, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 41 Men's Varsity Track and Field

    (Formerly PE 66) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate competition in track and field, emphasizing track and field skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 41L Track & Field Lab

    1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the fundamental techniques and theories of track & field training. This course will cover individual as well as team strategies and techniques.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 42 Women's Varsity Track and Field

    (Formerly PE 67) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Practice for and participation in intercollegiate competition in track and field, emphasizing track and field skills, fundamentals and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 45 Women's Varsity Volleyball

    (Formerly PE 93) 3 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By Tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course includes practice and participation for intercollegiate volleyball, emphasizing volleyball skills, fundamentals, and strategies.
    4 Enrollments Total

    ATHL 45L Volleyball Lab

    (Formerly PE 96) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in KTEAM 8.3 OR Concurrent Enrollment in ATHL 45.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to the structure and development of various volleyball strategies. This course will include analysis of scouting reports and film reviews; as well as the practical application of various physical training concepts.
    4 Enrollments Total

  • Automotive Technology (AUTO)

    AUTO 80 Introduction to Automotive Technology

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to theory of operation, routine maintenance, technical vocabulary, components, systems, use of basic tools and safety procedures relating to the automobile and the automotive repair technician. Workplace skills covered will include the basic maintenance and repair of the automobile and its systems for the entry level auto maintenance technician.

    AUTO 98 Independent Study in Auto Mechanics

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in auto mechanics.

    AUTO 108 Clean Air Car Course: BAR Levels 1 & 2

    5 Units/5 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course completion or Concurrent Enrollment in Auto 156 and Auto 153.
    Description: This course is designed for automotive professionals who wish to obtain or renew a State of California BAR (Bureau of Automotive Repair) smog license. This is a BAR approved training class, which includes both Level 1 and Level 2 training. This BAR training meets part of the qualifications needed to take the Smog Technician licensing examination. A minimum of nine units completed in Auto Electric and Engine Performance education OR one year of verifiable trade experience in auto electrical, engine performance and emission control diagnosis & repair, is strongly recommended in order to be successful in this course.

    AUTO 120 Automotive Service Advisor, Business Ethics, and Management

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; AND Completion of CS 5; AND Completion of AUTO 80 or DET 179.
    Description: This course provides studies in automotive service advising, ethics, and management. Topics include business ethics, customer interaction, preparation of service documents, estimating job bids in accordance with California legal requirements: Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR), conflict resolution, and delivery of the vehicle to the customer.

    AUTO 126 Mobile Heating and Air Conditioning Systems

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of AUTO 80 OR Course Completion of DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Theory, service and repair of many types of mobile heating and air conditioning systems. Includes environmental and safety concerns using R-12, R-134a, and R-1234yf refrigerants. Engine heating and cooling, manual and automatic system controls will also be introduced. Prepares the student to take the A7 & T7 ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification exams.

    AUTO 151 Automotive Engines

    (Formerly AUTO 51) 7 Units/5 hours lecture, 6.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; AND Course Completion of IED 190; AND Course Completion of AUTO 80 or DET 179.
    Description: Theory, design, operation, troubleshooting and overhaul of internal combustion automobile engines. Lecture, demonstration and practical lab experience also emphasize proper and safe use of tools and equipment. Prepare students to take the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Engine Repair Certification exam (A-1).

    AUTO 154 Automotive Brakes, Steering, and Suspension

    (Formerly AUTO 54) 7 Units/5 hours lecture, 6.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of AUTO 80 OR Course Completion of DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: Lecture, demonstration, and practical lab experience in the operation, troubleshooting, and repair of the brake, steering, and suspension systems of most late model automobiles. Emphasis on safety and the proper use of tools, machinery, and shop equipment related to those systems. Course prepares students to pass the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification tests; A4-Suspension and Steering and A5-Brakes. Students will be prepared to enter the automotive trade as apprentice level technicians specializing in brake, steering, and suspension repair. This course conforms with National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) instructional guidelines.

    AUTO 155 Automotive Drive Train

    (Formerly AUTO 53) 6 Units/4 hours lecture, 7 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of AUTO 100.
    Description: An in depth study of automotive drive train systems for the entry level auto student. Course covers theory, operation, diagnosis, service and overhaul of most automotive automatic and manual transmissions and trans axles, drive axles and all wheel drive systems. Diagnosis of modern drive train systems is emphasized. Instruction includes lecture and practical lab experience. Course prepares student for A2 and A3 ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) exams.

    AUTO 156.1 Automotive Electrical System

    (Formerly AUTO 156) 5 Units/4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: In this course, students will explore the operation, diagnosis and repair of automotive electrical and electronic systems. In addition, students will explore techniques of troubleshooting, service, and repair of starting, charging, and other chassis and body electrical systems. Students will also be introduced to computer controlled systems. This course prepares students to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A6 Electrical/Electronics Certification. This course conforms with National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) instructional guidelines.

    AUTO 158.1 Automotive Engine Performance & Emission Control

    (Formerly AUTO 153) 7 Units/6 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of AUTO 56.
    Description: In this course, students will explore the operation, troubleshooting and repair of the ignition, fuel and emission control systems of late model automobiles through lecture, demonstration and practical lab. Emphasis on safety and the proper use of tools and diagnostic equipment. Course prepares students to pass the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A8 Engine Performance Certification Exam and enter the automotive trade as an apprentice level technician specializing in engine performance and emission control. This course conforms with ASE Education's instructional and content guidelines.

    AUTO 194 Introduction to Hybrid Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

    4 Units/3.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100; and Course Completion of AUTO 80 and AUTO 156 and IED 190.
    Description: Principles and functions of hybrid automobiles and procedures for their maintenance, problem diagnosis and repair. Function of individual system components examined. Critical importance of safety and hybrid-unique equipment and procedures, maintenance procedures and diagnostic and repair processes for at least one type of hybrid (Parallel or Series-Parallel) taught in detail.

  • Behavioral Science (BEHSC)

    BEHSC 49 Independent Study in Behavioral Sciences

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by supervising faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

  • Biology (BIO)

    BIO 2.1 Fundamentals of Biology (Cell and Molecular)

    (Formerly BIO 3) 5 Units/3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHEM 3A AND CHEM 3AL; OR CHEM 1A; OR CHEM 4A; AND Course Completion of BIO 10; AND ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: BIOL 190
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: Cell structure and function, origin, evolution and diversity of cells, biochemistry, metabolism, Mendelian genetics, molecular genetics, cell regulation, cell differentiation and evolutionary development. Intended for students majoring in biological sciences, pre-medical or related pre-professional programs. (Formerly BIO 1.3, BIO 3)

    BIO 2.2 Fundamentals of Biology (Evolution, Genetics, and Zoology)

    (Formerly BIO 2A) 5 Units/3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BIO 2.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: BIOL 150
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: Covers scientific method, evolution, genetics, and the phylogeny of animals with emphasis on development, morphology, physiology and behavior. Field trips taken. Intended for students majoring in biological sciences, pre-medical, or related pre-professional programs. (Formerly BIO 1.2, BIO 2A)

    BIO 2.3 Fundamentals of Biology (Botany and Ecology)

    (Formerly BIO 2B) 5 Units/3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BIO 2.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: BIOL 155
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: Covers the principles of ecology and the phylogeny of bacteria, protists, fungi, and plants with emphasis on development, morphology, and physiology of higher plants. Field trips taken. Intended for students majoring in biological sciences, pre-medical, or related pre-professional programs.

    BIO 7 Introduction to STEM Careers

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BIO 10 OR CHEM 42 OR ENGR 10 OR MATH 25 OR MATH 58 OR MATH 27 or higher (MATH); or AB705 placement into Math Tier 4. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course covers the methods for development of career pathways in fields such as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Students will learn to use STEM related job-search tools, identify key job skills, develop a plan for acquiring those skills, and how to use science communication skills related to a particular career or area of research in which the student has an interest.

    BIO 10 Introduction to Principles of Biology

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 150A or MATH 150 or higher (MATH); OR AB705 placement into Math Tier 1 or higher.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: Introductory course in biology including: scientific method, ecology, biodiversity, physiology and anatomy, chemistry of life, cell and molecular biology, genetics, and evolution.

    BIO 12 Basic Concepts of Ecology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas C,H;CSU area B2;IGETC area 5B
    Description: Students will be introduced to basic ecological principles and their application to problems of renewable resources, resource management, conservation, and global environmental issues. Field trips may be required.

    BIO 13 Human Biology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A (or ESL 10) or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B2;IGETC area 5B
    Description: Survey course primarily for students not majoring in biological sciences, presenting topics from biology dealing specifically with humans. Topics include cellular biology, genetics, anatomy and physiology, reproduction, evolution, and human impacts on the environment. Not an anatomy and physiology course.

    BIO 14 Current Issues in Biology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B2;IGETC area 5B
    Description: An introduction for non-majors to the core principles of biology through the study of current issues in modern biology. Topics include ecology, evolution, anatomy, physiology, genetics, molecular, and cell biology.

    BIO 16 Introduction to Biology For Non-Majors

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: An introduction for non-majors to the core concepts of biology by studying current issues in modern biology with an emphasis on the scientific method and scientific literacy.

    BIO 20 Human Genetics

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B2;IGETC area 5B
    Description: Mechanisms of heredity with specific reference to humans. Course includes current genetic technologies and their ethical and societal consequences.

    BIO 25 Marine Biology

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas C,H;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: Introduction to biological oceanography, natural history, taxonomy, and ecology of major plant and animal groups of the world's oceans with emphasis on the Pacific Coast of North America. Examines human interactions with, and impacts upon, the marine environment.

    BIO 27 Biology of Marine Mammals

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B2;IGETC area 5B
    Description: Introduction to the biology, natural history, evolution, behavior, anatomy, physiology and population ecology of marine mammals, including whales, dolphins, pinnipeds, otters, manatees and dugongs.

    BIO 31 Tropical Biodiversity and Conservation

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B2;IGETC area 5B
    Description: In this course, students will explore the ecology, evolution, flora, and fauna of tropical rainforests, cloud forests, and dry forests. Typically taught abroad. Countries such as Costa Rica are used to illustrate both the current biodiversity crisis and conservation efforts.

    BIO 49 Independent Study in Biology

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Independent study in a biological discipline by literature, field, or laboratory research. UC determines credit after transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    BIO 85.1 Pepperwood Natural History: Physical Environment

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A survey of the natural history of the Pepperwood Preserve, emphasizing earth sciences and native cultures (offered Fall semester only). Laboratory hours are primarily in the field and will include hiking over uneven terrain. This course (along with BIO/ERTHS 85.2) is a component of the Pepperwood Preserve Steward training program.

    BIO 85.2 Pepperwood Natural History- Biotic Environment

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A survey of the natural history of the Pepperwood Preserve, emphasizing the flora, fauna, and ecology (offered Spring semester only). Laboratory hours are primarily in the field and will include hiking over uneven terrain. This course (along with BIO/ERTHS 85.1) is a component of the Pepperwood Preserve Steward training program

    BIO 100 Basic Biology Skills

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 102 or ESL 100.
    Description: Introductory course to develop skills necessary for completion of Introduction to Principles of Biology (BIO 10). Course is designed for students who have not developed the skills necessary for successful completion of college transfer-level science courses. Class will apply basic study skills to the understanding of biological elements in living systems, from the level of atoms to ecosystems. A specific focus topic such as water will be used to relate learning skills to specific biological information.

  • Botany (BOTANY)

    BOTANY 10 Plant Biology

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: A general education course in plant biology emphasizing the structure and function of plants. Includes genetics, ecology, evolution, reproduction, and diversity of plant life forms.

    BOTANY 60 Field Botany

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3
    Description: Survey of the vegetation and flora of Northern California. Includes the identification and ecology of species that are representative of local plant communities. Field trips required.

    BOTANY 64 Plants of the Northern Sierra

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Field course introducing the plant communities of the Sierra Nevada north of Lake Tahoe, emphasizing the taxonomy and ecology of the ferns, conifers and flowering plants.

  • Business Administration (BAD)

    BAD 1 Financial Accounting

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ACCT 110
    Description: This course introduces the student to the role of accounting in processing and reporting the effects of economic transactions. It examines financial accounting from both the user and preparer perspectives. It teaches how information is processed and reported by the accounting information system as well as how the reports are used by investors and creditors in making decisions. The economic transactions are also analyzed by type of business activity: operating, investing, or financing and their impact on cash flows and profitability for both service and merchandising concerns. The ability to perform basic spreadsheet functions is highly recommended. The course objectives comply with the California Core Competency Model developed by the California Society of Certified Public Accountants' Committee on Accounting Education. This course will prepare the transfer degree and/or certificate student for business or accounting programs.

    BAD 2 Managerial Accounting

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BAD 1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ACCT 120
    Description: This course focuses on the use of accounting information by managers in making internal decisions relating to product/service costing, cost behavior, pricing, cost analysis and control, operational and capital budgeting and responsibility reporting. Students use decision making techniques and models which assist managers in planning, directing, and controlling operations. These objectives comply with the California Core Competency Model developed by the California Society of Certified Public Accountants' Committee on Accounting Education. This course will prepare the transfer degree and certificate students for business or accounting programs.

    BAD 10 American Business in Its Global Context

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: BUS 110
    GE: AA/AS areas D,H;CSU area D
    Description: This course is a survey in business providing a multidisciplinary analysis of how culture, society, economic systems, legal, international, political, financial institutions, and human behavior interact to affect a business organization’s policy and practices within the U.S and in a global context. It covers how these influences impact the main areas of business including: organizational structure and design; leadership, human resource management, organized labor practices; marketing; organizational communication; technology; entrepreneurship; legal, accounting, financial practices; the stock and securities market; and therefore affect a business’ ability to achieve its organizational goals. This class is recommended for Business Administration majors intending to transfer to a 4 year institution.

    BAD 18 The Legal Environment of Business

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: BUS 120
    Description: This course utilizes case methods to study the environmental, social, ethical and political factors which influence the development and operation of the American legal system; law of contracts and sales emphasizing California law and the Uniform Commercial Code. Recommended for Business Administration majors intending to transfer to a 4-year institution.

    BAD 52 Human Relations in Organizations

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area E
    Description: Students will address issues of self-esteem, values, attitudes, motivation, communications, team dynamics, change, creativity, conflict, stress, diversity, ethics, and health. This course is an exploration of the awareness and self-understanding of how interpersonal skills influence relationships with others and how to enhance those skills to be more successful as a member of a work environment and society.

    BAD 53 Introduction to Solving Business Problems With Spreadsheets

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the use of computer spreadsheet programs in solving business problems and improving the decision-making process. Students will create models applicable to the functional areas of finance and accounting, sales and marketing, management and human resources using a broad range of spreadsheet skills. Previous experience with computer spreadsheets is not required.

    BAD 55 Intermediate Accounting

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BAD 2.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Intermediate accounting with theory and practical applications including the accounting process; income measurement; balance sheet preparation; cash flow and the valuation of receivables, inventories, plant, equipment and intangible assets.

    BAD 57 Cost Accounting

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BAD 2.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Cost accounting including job, process, activity-based costing, and standard costing. Evaluative techniques using cost data to effectively manage organizational costs.

    BAD 59 Federal Income Tax Law

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BAD 1 OR Course Completion of BBK 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Current Federal Revenue Act as applied to individuals. Includes filing of returns, income items and adjustments, itemized deductions, capital, and other gains and losses.

    BAD 98 Independent Study in Business Administration

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in Business Administration.

    BAD 101 Enrolled Agent – Individual Taxation

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of BGN 81.
    Description: This is one of a series of courses designed to prepare students to take the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Enrolled Agent Exam. This course covers tax issues that relate to individuals which include: filing requirements, calculation for gross income, itemized deductions, tax credits, capital gains and losses, property transactions, individual retirement accounts, gift and estate taxes.

    BAD 102 Enrolled Agent - Business Taxation

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of BGN 81.
    Description: This is one of a series of courses designed to prepare students to take the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Enrolled Agent Exam. This course covers tax issues that relate to businesses which include: business entity types, income, business expenses and other deductions, adjustments to cost basis, depreciation, depletion, amortization, credits and other losses and partnerships and corporations’ formation, contributions, disposition, distributions and retirement plans.

    BAD 103 Enrolled Agent - Tax Representations, Practices & Procedures

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of BGN 81.
    Description: This is one of a series of courses designed to prepare students to take the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Enrolled Agent Exam. This course covers income tax issues that relate to requirements of individuals who may become Enrolled Agents and the extent of practice privileges, sanctionable acts and assessment and appeal procedures for preparer penalties.

    BAD 104 Enrolled Agent – Current Applications and IRS Requirements

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion or Current Enrollment of BAD 101, BAD 102, and BAD 103. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of BGN 81.
    Description: This is last in a series of courses (capstone), designed to prepare students to take the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Enrolled Agent Exam. This course reviews components of the Enrolled Agent Exam and current applications in the field.

    BAD 120 Ethics in Accounting

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Study of professional ethics for accounting from a business perspective and historical point of view. Topics include the nature of accounting, ethical theory, ethical behavior, rules of ethical conduct, Code of Professional Conduct, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) standards and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules.

    BAD 156 Fund Accounting

    (Formerly BAD 56) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BAD 1.
    Description: Accounting for not-for-profit organizations: accounting theory and techniques for governmental units and other not-for--profit organizations.

  • Business Bookkeeping (BBK)

    BBK 50 Computerized Bookkeeping and Accounting 1

    3 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in BGN 81.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will learn to record business transactions in journals and ledgers, compute payroll, and prepare financial statements using both a manual and computerized system for a sole proprietorship.

    BBK 51 Computerized Bookkeeping and Accounting 2

    3 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BBK 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students analyze, categorize, and record transactions for merchandising firms including sole proprietorships and corporations. Students will prepare and analyze financial statements and other financial reports, using both manual and computerized bookkeeping systems, such as Microsoft Excel and/or QuickBooks. Students are expected to have a basic familiarity with Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks.

    BBK 52.1 Payroll Record Keeping and Reporting

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in BBK 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A comprehensive course on payroll including record keeping, payroll accounting, federal and state reporting, laws governing payroll, and computerized payroll systems.

    BBK 53.1 QuickBooks Level 1

    1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Training in the use of QuickBooks software for personal and business applications. Topics include information gathering, setting up accounts, payroll setup, working with lists, recording sales and purchases, inventory, tracking sales tax, banking procedures and financial reports.

    BBK 53.2 QuickBooks Level 2

    1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of BBK 53.1 and BBK 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Advanced applications of QuickBooks accounting software for the office professional. Topics include setting up company books, preparing journal entries, creating reports, budgeting, advanced payroll features, tracking tax information, preparing estimates, job costing, maintaining data, solving problems and year end closing procedures.

  • Business General (BGN)

    BGN 71 Business English Grammar

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the finite points of English grammar usage preparing students for the professional demands of analyzing and writing correct sentences; using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and vocabulary in business writing, formal reports, and marketing materials. Includes the use of standard reference sources and proofreader's marks for editing business-related sentences, paragraphs, and documents.

    BGN 81 Practical Business Math Skills

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will focus on the development of basic business math competencies and foundation skills in order to perform simple analysis to improve organizational performance, operations, and presentation of data in a managerial context.

    BGN 100 Professional Business Writing

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of BGN 71.
    Description: This course covers professional business writing including digital messages, emails, memos, and letters. Topics include audience analysis, formatting, editing, proofreading techniques, and writing strategies.

    BGN 101 Typing

    (Formerly BOT 50A) 1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Develop ability to type by touch using computerized typing software. Emphasis is placed on analyzing and enforcing proper keyboarding and ergonomic techniques with a focus on taking preventative measures to prevent cumulative trauma disorders. Speed and accuracy development emphasized, as well as proofreading.

    BGN 110 Introduction to the Administrative Professional

    (Formerly BOT 56B) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This survey course is an introduction to the administrative assistant career. Topics include learning about the the functions and organizational structure of American business including the continously evolving role of the administrative professional within an organization. Students will take inventory of their qualifications and skills and also begin the development of a career portfolio to which documentation and resources will be added as they move through their educational program and career.

    BGN 111 Soft Skills for Business

    (Formerly BOT 56A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: Critical workforce issues including the evolution of the workplace environment; the worker's changing roles, responsibilities, and opportunities; and development of 21st century workplace skills such as ethics, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, innovation, and individual responsibility. Throughout the course students will work in teams and examine and practice communication and soft skills.

    BGN 112 Marketing Your Skills

    (Formerly BOT 59.3) 1.5 Units/3.5 hours lecture for 8 weeks. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: In this course students will identify, develop, and reinforce workforce skills including critical soft skills demanded by employers, and create a professional portfolio that includes personal branding, resumes, cover letters, personal summaries and samples of work. The class also covers using social networking sites for employment marketing. Students will develop and practice interviewing skills.

    BGN 154 Office Technologies and Procedures

    (Formerly BOT 154) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Description: This course is an introduction to the function and process of an administrative role in a business office. Administrative and soft skills needed to function as a productive and valuable member of an office team are featured. Topics include the administrative professional role, organizing, managing and coordinating resources, file and records management, customer service, meeting, event and travel arrangements, current office technology software and apps, and other administrative tasks.

    BGN 155 Introduction to Banking

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Comprehensive introduction to the diversified services and operations of the banking industry; banking operations and services banks provide, including loans, deposit accounts and payment processing; electronic banking; financial planning; laws and regulations.

    BGN 156 Credit and Lending Analysis

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Fundamentals of credit and loan analysis; overview of financial statements; nature of credit and debt; credit and borrower risk analysis; cash flow analysis.

    BGN 201 Basic Keyboarding

    (Formerly BOT 169.1) 0.5 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Description: Individualized instruction to type alphabetic letters, numbers, and symbol keys by touch.

  • Business Management (BMG)

    BMG 50 Introduction to Management and Supervision

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Principles, concepts, and practices of management: planning, organizing and controlling in organizations. Organizational dynamics of diversity, groups, communications, decision making, change, and ethics and social responsibility.

    BMG 52 Business Communication

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ENGL 1A OR ESL 10. Recommended: Completion of SPCH 1A, BGN 71, CS 60.11A, CS 61.11A, and CS 62.11A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: BUS 115
    Description: Effective communication applied to business letters, memos, emails, proposals/reports, and presentations. Strategies for organizing, composing, and presenting information clearly and accurately while incorporating appropriate goodwill. Includes writing for the employment process.

    BMG 53 Oral Communication in Organizations

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area B
    Description: Develop speaking skills to effectively and confidently deliver oral presentations in organizational settings. In addition, analyze audiences, research topics, and prepare and deliver presentations.

    BMG 55 Fundamentals of Financial Analysis

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to financial concepts in order to interpret financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements and statements of cash flows. Evaluate financial data using key financial ratios and breakeven analysis. Calculate return on investment and variances to evaluate profit potential.

    BMG 61 Skills for Managers

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides knowledge, skills, and tools for students to refine their professional management effectiveness. Topics include roles set for managing others, getting started, self-management within the framework of time, writing goals and objectives, focusing on results, getting results, and managing effectively.

    BMG 62.1 One-on-One Management Communication

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Examine communication models to understand the communication process. Incorporate techniques to create messages to clearly express ideas and provide feedback. Develop leadership skills to communicate effectively to solve problems and accomplish tasks.

    BMG 62.4 Managing Workgroups

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will enable students to determine characteristics of effective team leadership and participation after analyzing stages of group development and group roles, and to examine strategies for creating, participating in, and leading high performance teams.

    BMG 63.1 Motivation and Empowerment

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides the knowledge, skills, and tools for creating a motivational organizational environment. Topics include identifying individuals' motivational needs, assessing the organization's motivational status, and developing and applying motivational strategies.

    BMG 63.4 Managerial Leadership

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides the knowledge, skills, and tools to increase managerial leadership effectiveness. Topics include successful leadership characteristics, situational leadership styles, and setting direction with vision, mission, and policies within the organization's culture.

    BMG 66.1 Effective Decision-Making

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides the knowledge, skills, and tools to solve organizational problems, make effective decisions, and implement organizational change. Topics include selecting problems, using the rational decision-making process, selling the solution, and determining one's own decision-making style. The course provides the manager with the knowledge and the skills to create a work environment that is both proactive and rational.

    BMG 66.4 Project Management

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to project management and the tools a project manager needs to be effective. Topics include initiating, planning, scheduling, implementing, controlling, evaluating, and managing a project team.

    BMG 67.4 Conflict Management

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Explore mediation strategies as well as communication theory and techniques with the goal of conflict resolution. Examine contributing causes of conflict. Analyze the management mediation process and the community mediation process for resolving conflicts.

  • Business Marketing (BMK)

    BMK 50 Marketing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Innovative, customer-centric strategies to successfully reach consumer and business markets. Focus on branding, positioning, promotions, social media, and digital communications with an emphasis on long-term, socially responsible and sustainable techniques.

    BMK 51 Principles of Selling

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers principles and methods of personal selling: preparation for selling, the selling process and introduction to sales management; as well as behavioral aspects of selling, including sociological and psychological theories of consumer motivation, behavior and perception.

    BMK 54 Advertising, Branding, & Digital Marketing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Applies the fundamental principles of brand and advertising development to the modern “attention economy” where new forms of media and consumer engagement are continually being invented and reinvented. Brand auditing, market research, media usage patterns, copywriting and brainstorming techniques are used to develop unified branding, advertising, and digital media marketing strategies relevant and motivating to current consumers. Culminates with a comprehensive final team project where campaign strategy, copy, design, media placement and social media campaigns will be created for student-selected products.

    BMK 57 Introduction to Public Relations

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The principles and practical applications of public relations within a business marketing setting including communications strategies to build strong relationships with an organization's customers and stockholders. Topics include communications management, integrated marketing communication, crisis management, and image management.

    BMK 59 Consumer Behavior

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The use of consumer data and the study of emerging cultural shifts in forward planning for marketing and business. Topics include the effects of evolving consumer activity and the influence of trends, fads, buzz, pop culture and lifestyle swings on business and consumer behavior.

    BMK 155 Digital Marketing Tools

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This survey course will introduce students to the major types of digital marketing tools and technologies currently in use. Students will learn when and how to apply these tools and technologies to achieve desired marketing results. As this is a rapidly evolving field, the specifics of tools and technologies will change to reflect current practices.

  • Business Office Technology (BOT)

    BOT 99.1I Administrative Assistant Work Experience Internship

    (Formerly BOT 99I.1) 0.5-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion BGN 110, CS 60.11A, and CS 61.11A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an interview, placement and verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Administrative Assistant Occupational Work Experience Internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship assistance; and supervised employment of students that extends to the job site. Students will apply classroom learning to their internship as it relates to the students' educational or occupational goal. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major, have completed courses in their major, or have acquired a high level of skill in their discipline, and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid position (75 hours/unit). Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in Administrative Assistant.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

    BOT 99.2I Bookkeeper Internship

    0.5-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in BBK 51 and BGN 81 and BGN 110 and CS 60.11A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an application, interview, placement and verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Bookkeeper Occupational Work Experience Internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship guidance; and supervised employment. Students will apply classroom learning to related work experience in the field of Bookkeeping. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major, have completed courses in their major, or have acquired a high level of skill in their discipline, and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid position. Students are expected to perform 75 hours of internship time for each unit of course credit. Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in the field of Bookkeeping.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

    BOT 770 Business Skills Lab

    0 Unit/5 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Supervised one-on-one instruction in all levels of BAD 1 through BAD 99, BBK 50 through BBK 99, BGN 50 through BGN 399, BMG 50 through BMG 99, BMK 50 through BMK 99, BOT 50 through BOT 399, HOSP 50 through HOSP 99, HR 50 through HR 99, RE 50 through RE 99, and supports students needing remediation of their basic computer skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Chemistry (CHEM)

    CHEM 3A General Chemistry Part 1: Lecture

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CHEM 3AL; AND Course Completion of CHEM 42; AND Course Completion of MATH 154 or MATH 155 or MATH 156 or higher (MATH); OR AB705 placement into Math Tier 3 or higher.. Recommended: Course Completion of ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: CHEM 110 Series;CHEM 120S Series
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: General principles of chemistry, including atomic theory, bonding, stoichiometry, kinetic molecular theory of gases, properties of mixtures, the periodic table, and thermochemistry. Lecture portion of the first semester of a one-year program of general chemistry. (Students who have completed one year of high school chemistry should consider petitioning to enroll)

    CHEM 3AL General Chemistry Part 1: Lab

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CHEM 3A. Recommended: Course Completion of ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: CHEM 110 Series;CHEM 120S Series
    GE: CSU area B3;IGETC area 5C
    Description: General principles of chemistry, including atomic theory, bonding, stoichiometry, kinetic molecular theory of gases, properties of mixtures, the periodic table, and thermochemistry. Emphasis will be placed n laboratory experiments that illustrate the fundamental principles and laws of chemical behavior and the properties of matter. Lab portion of the first semester of a one-year program of general chemistry.

    CHEM 3B General Chemistry Part 2

    5 Units/3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHEM 3A AND CHEM 3AL; OR CHEM 1A; or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: CHEM 120S Series
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B1,B3;IGETC areas 5A,5C
    Description: A continuation of Chemistry 3A. Topics include chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, nuclear chemistry, electrochemistry, coordination compounds and bonding, and selected topics in descriptive chemistry. Laboratory emphasizes methods of analytical chemistry and quantitative work.

    CHEM 7 Introduction to STEM Careers

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BIO 10 OR CHEM 42 OR ENGR 10 OR MATH 25 OR MATH 58 OR MATH 27 or higher (MATH); or AB705 placement into Math Tier 4. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course covers the methods for development of career pathways in fields such as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Students will learn to use STEM related job-search tools, identify key job skills, develop a plan for acquiring those skills, and how to use science communication skills related to a particular career or area of research in which the student has an interest.

    CHEM 8 Introductory Organic Chemistry

    5 Units/4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHEM 3A AND CHEM 3AL; OR CHEM 1A; OR CHEM 42. Recommended: Course Completion of ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU areas B1,B3;IGETC areas 5A,5C
    Description: An introduction to the principles, nomenclature, structure, and reaction mechanisms of organic chemistry.

    CHEM 12A Organic Chemistry

    5 Units/3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHEM 1B OR CHEM 3B OR CHEM 4B.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: CHEM 150;CHEM 160S Series
    GE: CSU areas B1,B3;IGETC areas 5A,5C
    Description: For students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or a closely related field such as molecular and cell biology. The first semester of an intensive one-year program based upon modern theoretical concepts of organic chemistry. All aspects of fundamental organic chemistry are studied, including nomenclature, chemical and physical properties, reactions and synthesis. The study includes theoretical aspects, reaction mechanisms, and multistep synthesis. Students transferring to a four-year college or university are expected to complete this sequence prior to their junior year.

    CHEM 12B Organic Chemistry

    5 Units/3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHEM 12A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: CHEM 160S Series
    GE: CSU areas B1,B3;IGETC areas 5A,5C
    Description: The second semester of an intensive one-year program based upon modern theoretical concepts of organic chemistry. All aspects of fundamental organic chemistry are studied, including nomenclature, chemical and physical properties, reactions and synthesis. The study includes theoretical aspects, reaction mechanisms, and multistep synthesis. Students transferring from a four year college or university are expected to complete this sequence prior to their junior year.

    CHEM 42 Introductory General Chemistry

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 154 or MATH 155 or MATH 156 or higher (MATH) or two years of high school algebra or equivalent; OR AB705 placement into Math Tier 3 or higher. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B1,B3;IGETC areas 5A,5C
    Description: Students will be introduced to fundamental laws and principles of the composition of matter, physical and chemical changes, atomic and molecular structure, chemical equilibria, intermolecular forces, solutions, qualitative theory and techniques, and quantitative theory and techniques. This course is a prerequisite for Chemistry 3A.

    CHEM 49 Independent Study in Chemistry

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHEM 1B OR CHEM 3B OR CHEM 4B. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator. Preliminary application (written description of project objectives and methods, selection of faculty supervisor, list of required equipment and supplies) must be submitted to department chairperson one semester in advance.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Literature, laboratory, or field research in chemistry, by arrangement, to provide for independent study. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    CHEM 60 General, Organic and Biological Chemistry

    5 Units/4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for MATH 150B or equivalent AND eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B1,B3
    Description: Basic concepts of general, organic and biological chemistry. Satisfies the requirements of nursing and related majors that require one semester of chemistry.

    CHEM 100 Basic Chemistry Skills

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: An introductory course designed to familiarize the student with the basic concepts of chemistry while developing necessary skills for success in general chemistry and chemistry for the allied health sciences. Basic mathematical operations, the metric system, and the scientific method as it applies to chemistry are also covered.

    CHEM 303 Chemical Calculations for Chem 3A

    (Formerly CHEM 301A) 0.5 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in CHEM 3A.
    Description: Designed to assist students in successfully completing Chemistry 3A. Emphasizes the development of basic skills to increase the performance level and confidence of the student. Includes math review, development of chemical vocabulary, enhancement of computational skills, study habits, test-taking skills, report writing, graphing, and statistical analysis of data.

  • Child Development (CHLD)

    CHLD 10 Child Growth and Development

    (Formerly CHILD 10) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: CDEV 100
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU areas D,E;IGETC area 4
    Description: This introductory course examines the major developmental milestones in the areas of biosocial, psychosocial, and cognitive development for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. There will be an emphasis on the interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Required for Child Development Permits.

    CHLD 51 Principles and Practices of Early Childhood Education

    (Formerly CHILD 51) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: ECE 120
    Description: This survey course of the early childhood education field provides an analysis of historical and contemporary models. Topics include an examination of developmentally and culturally appropriate principles as they apply to children's development, program components, teacher/child/family relationships, professional ethics and career development. The student is required to observe and participate for 18 hours in a licensed early childhood program. The course is appropriate for students wishing to work with children from birth through age eight in a variety of childcare and educational programs.

    CHLD 53A Introduction to Children with Special Needs

    (Formerly CHLD 53) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHLD 10. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CHLD 90.2.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides an introduction to a variety of diagnosed disabilities and other special needs conditions that cause children, birth through age eight, to show atypical development. Laws and service provisions, social and educational implications, culture and family dynamics in the context of the larger community will be discussed. This course can be combined with CHLD 53B to fulfill the requirements for specialization units on the Child Development Permit Matrix.

    CHLD 53B Supporting Children w/ Special Needs in Early Childhood Prgm

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHLD 53A (or CHLD 53). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CHLD 90.2.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course presents effective intervention strategies for working with children with special needs in early childhood education programs. The focus will be on young children, birth through age eight, with disabilities, delays or special health care needs. Course topics will include adaptations and accommodations, Individual Education Plans, inclusive practices, and working with additional support professionals in the classroom. Best practices and developmentally appropriate curriculum strategies will be the focus. This course can be combined with CHLD 53A to fulfill the requirements for specialization units on the Child Development Permit Matrix.

    CHLD 55.2 Exploring Science and Math with Young Children

    (Formerly CHILD 55.2) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 AND Course Completion of CHLD 10 and CHLD 90.4; OR Course Completion of CHLD 110.1, CHLD 110.2 and CHLD 90.4.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course familiarizes students with constructivist theories of cognitive development and their application in the early childhood classroom. Students will actively explore and develop math and science concepts suitable for young children. They will learn to implement age-appropriate curriculum for children aged 0-8.

    CHLD 55.5 Foundations of Language and Literacy

    (Formerly CHILD 55.5) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CHLD 10.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides an overview of current research and pedagogy related to first and second language acquisition and early literacy of children from birth through age eight. Students will observe and document children's language and literacy in classroom settings, create literacy activity plans, compare tools for evaluating language development, and analyze strategies for scaffolding language and literacy.

    CHLD 55.6 Art for the Young Child

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CHLD 10 OR CHLD 110.1 OR CHLD 110.2.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will introduce students to the stages of children's artistic development, birth through age eight. Students will explore hands-on activities for use in the early childhood classroom and experience a variety of age-appropriate art media. Classroom environment and materials, art education philosophies and creative development will be addressed.

    CHLD 55.7 Music and Movement for Children

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course completion of CHLD 90.4 and Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to materials and methods, including songs, movement, finger plays, dance and rhythm, that comprise a developmentally appropriate music curriculum for young children. Development of creativity and music education for children from birth through age eight will be addressed. The role of music and movement as part of an integrated curriculum will also be explored.

    CHLD 66 Early Childhood Care and Education Practicum

    6 Units/3 hours lecture, 9 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion with a grade of C or better of CHLD 10, CHLD 51 and CHLD 90.4. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Health or Safety: “All personnel, including the licensee, administrator and volunteers, shall be in good health and shall be physically and mentally capable of performing assigned tasks. … good physical health shall be verified by a health screening, including a test for tuberculosis, performed by or under the supervision of a physician not more than one year prior to or seven days after employment or licensure. (22 Ca. Code of Regs. 101216(g). California Health and Safety Code Section 1596.7995.: (a) (1) Commencing September 1, 2016, a person shall not be employed or volunteer at a day care center if he or she has not been immunized against influenza, pertussis, and measles. Each employee and volunteer shall receive an influenza vaccination between August 1 and December 1 of each year.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: ECE 210
    Description: Students will participate in a supervised field experience with young children at Santa Rosa Junior College Children's Center or a designated off-campus Mentor Program site. Under the supervision of the course instructor and mentor teachers, students will apply previous understanding of developmental theory to classroom practice. This course focuses on identifying and developing skills and behaviors essential for effective teaching. These include: building healthy, caring relationships with and between young children; classroom organization and management; curriculum development and implementation; professionalism and ethics; utilizing anecdotal observations and teaching as a member of a team.

    CHLD 68 Working With Children and Families in a Diverse Society

    (Formerly CHILD 68) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of CHLD 10; OR Course Completion of CHLD 110.1 and CHLD 110.2; AND Eligibility for ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: ECE 230
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G;CSU area D
    Description: This course is designed to prepare students and professionals who will be working with young children to negotiate the cultural and sociopolitical contexts of a diverse society. Students will examine the contexts of race, culture, gender and socio-economic class as they relate to child development and respectful interactions with families in an educational or social service environment. The focus will be on transformative education that encourages self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, social and educational access, media and schooling, and creating pluralistic environments for children and families.

    CHLD 79.1 Administration of Early Childhood Education Programs

    (Formerly CHILD 79.1) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHLD 10 and Course Completion of CHLD 90.1. Recommended: Course Completion of CHLD 51 and CHLD 90.4; Eligibility for ENGL1A; Prior work experience in a licensed early childhood education program.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course addresses the administration of early childhood programs including program types, fiscal and personnel management, regulations, laws, program development, analysis of quality criteria and design of policies and procedures. Students will examine administrative tools, philosophies and techniques needed to organize, open and operate inclusive, quality early care and education programs.

    CHLD 79.2 Leadership & Personnel Skills for Early Child. Administrator

    (Formerly CHILD 79.2) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHLD 10 and Course Completion of CHLD 90.1. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent AND Course Completion of CHLD 51 AND CHLD 90.4.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will present effective strategies for personnel management, leadership and parent engagement in early care and education settings. Topics include legal and ethical responsibilities, supervision techniques, professional development and reflective practices for a diverse and inclusive early care and education program.

    CHLD 79.4 Adult Supervision and Mentoring

    (Formerly CHILD 79.4) 2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHLD 10 and Course Completion of CHLD 90.1. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent; Course Completion of CHLD 51 and Course Completion of CHLD 90.4; possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course explores methods of supervision, mentoring and community building for experienced teachers and directors of staff and students in the field of early childhood. Upon successful completion of this course, participants may apply for the California Early Childhood Mentor Teacher Program, if they have also met other requirements. This course also meets the requirements on the Child Development Permit Matrix for adult supervision.

    CHLD 82 Family Engagement in Early Care & Education

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHLD 51 ( or CHILD 51). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will investigate issues, techniques and resources for establishing effective working relationships between early childhood professionals and families. This course is designed to provide professionals in early care and education with the skills and information necessary for building and maintaining partnerships with families.

    CHLD 90.1 Child, Family, Community Interrelationships

    (Formerly CHILD 90.1) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: CDEV 110
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area E
    Description: This course explores the diversity of family systems, sociocultural factors affecting the child's development, and the socializing influences of family and community. This course meets the educational requirements for the Child Development Permit issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and Community Care Licensing requirements.

    CHLD 90.2 Observation and Assessment of Young Children

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of CHLD 10 and CHLD 51; OR Completion of CHLD 110.1, 110.2 and CHLD 51. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or ESL 10.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: ECE 200
    Description: In this course, students will focus on the appropriate use of observation and assessment methods to document and promote young children's growth and development. Students will be introduced to and utilize a number of recording strategies (e.g., rating systems, portfolios, and multiple assessment tools, etc.) in designing culturally and developmentally appropriate curriculum to optimally support children and families.

    CHLD 90.3 Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child

    (Formerly CHILD 90.3) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: ECE 220
    Description: This course is designed to provide knowledge of health, safety and nutritional issues to child care providers in group settings for young children. Students will learn to advocate for and implement procedures to avoid health and safety problems and to respond as they occur. The course will include an introduction to laws, regulations, standards and policies related to health and safety in early childhood settings. It will focus on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for all children.

    CHLD 90.4 Introduction to Curriculum

    (Formerly CHILD 90.4) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHLD 10 and CHLD 51; OR Course Completion of CHLD 110.1, CHLD 110.2 and CHLD 51. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or ESL 10.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: ECE 130
    Description: In this course, students will develop knowledge and skills related to planning and implementing developmentally and culturally appropriate curriculum and environments for young children ages 0 to 8 and will examine the teacher's role in promoting practices that support learning and development with an emphasis on the essential role of play. Students will also study the overview of content areas including but not limited to: language and literacy, social and emotional learning, sensory learning, art and creativity, math and science, and using the environment as a foundation for curriculum. California Preschool and InfantToddler Learning Foundations and Framework are incorporated. This course is required for the Child Development Teacher Certificate and the Child Development Major (AA).

    CHLD 95 Developing Social Competence in the Early Childhood Years

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CHLD 10 and CHLD 90.1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will focus on healthy social and emotional development of young children as the foundation for early learning. This course is designed to provide early childhood educators, parents, and others with the skills and information necessary for fostering children’s social competence in the early childhood years. Students will acquire strategies to promote children’s social and emotional development and use methodology to address challenging behaviors and mental health needs.

    CHLD 96 Working Through Stress and Loss With Children and Families

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or ESL 10 or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course focuses on family stress and the effects on children and their families. The course is designed to enhance the ability of parents, childcare providers, teachers, and other professionals to understand and support children and their families through difficult challenges and transitions. Topics include: fostering resilience; changes in family structure; incarceration, illness (physical and mental) and death; exposure to violence in and out of the home; traumatic events; substance abuse; bullying, bias and discrimination.

    CHLD 110.1 Developmental Trends of Children Under 3

    (Formerly CHILD110.1) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Growth and development (physical, cognitive, social and emotional) of children from prenatal period to 36 months of age. Emphasis on practical applications and the adult role in supporting optimal growth in a variety of contexts. Child observations are required. (Grade or P/NP)

    CHLD 110.2 Developmental Trends in the Child Age 3-5 Years

    (Formerly CHILD110.2) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Growth and development (physical, cognitive, psychosocial) of children ages 3 - 5 years old. Emphasis on practical application and the adult role in supporting optimal growth in a variety of contexts. Child observations are required.

    CHLD 111A Care and Education of Child---Birth to 3 Years

    (Formerly CHILD 111A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or ESL 10 or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates..
    Description: Students will learn the principles of responsive, relationship-based care and curriculum for children, birth to 36 months. Students will examine essential policies and developmentally appropriate practices that lead to quality care and education for this age group. Course topics include choosing materials, arranging environments, and creating curriculum to meet each child's individual and family needs. Elements of this course are based on the Program for Infant Toddler Care philosophy.

    CHLD 150 Exploring the Natural World with Young Children

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course will focus on outdoor education for young children, using local resources to develop teachers' skills at facilitating learning and discovery in natural environments. Class will include field trips to local nature preserves.

    CHLD 160.1 Beginning Early Childhood Practicum

    (Formerly CHLD 60.1) 1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHLD 10. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or ESL 10. Limits on enrollment: Health or Safety : Students enrolling in Child 160.1 must have a clear TB test and a health screening report [as per CA Title 22 Section 101216(g)], plus any immunizations required by Community Care Licensing for volunteers in a Child Care center.
    Description: In this course, students will have an initial practical experience with young children in an early childhood classroom. Students will have the opportunity to explore the teacher’s role through observation, interactions with children and staff, and participation in classroom activities. Emphasis for this course will be on child observation and teacher-child interactions.

    CHLD 183 Screen Media and Child Development

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of CHLD 10 and Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: This course will examine the influence of screen media on development in the early childhood years, from birth through age eight. This course is designed to provide teachers in early education, and others, with the skills and information necessary for interpreting the impacts of screen media on the developing child.

    CHLD 185.1 Creative Indoor Environments for Young Children

    (Formerly CHLD 85.1) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: This course examines the creation of appropriate and creative indoor learning environments for programs serving infants, toddlers and preschool-age children, and transitional kindergarten classrooms. Students will review techniques and strategies for the design of environments that meet the developmental needs of young children. Principles of planning, assessment, and design for home, center based and school environments will be explored and applied.

    CHLD 185.2 Creative Outdoor Environments for Young Children

    (Formerly CHLD 85.2) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: This course examines appropriate and creative outdoor learning environments for young children, infants through school-age. Planning and assessment methods for designing center, Family Child Care, and early elementary environments will be explored and applied. Environmental factors that enhance learning and development will be a focus.

    CHLD 185.3 Guidance & Discipline Techniques-Preschool & Early Primary

    (Formerly CHLD 85.3) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100; and Course completion of CHLD 10.
    Description: This course explores positive, age-appropriate child guidance and discipline approaches based on contemporary research and child development theory for teachers working with children ages 3-6. Students review guidance techniques and explore strategies that effectively support the child in managing his/her behavior. Topics include principles of effective communication, child development and behavior, appropriate limits and rules, and problem solving and consequences

    CHLD 186 Spanish Language Arts for Young Children

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Completion of CHLD 10; OR CHLD 110.1 and CHLD 110.2.
    Description: This course provides language arts activities in Spanish for students preparing for occupations in early childhood settings. Music, movement, and literature for children will be explored as a context for learning to effectively communicate with and teach young Spanish-speaking children. This class is taught bilingually in English and Spanish.

    CHLD 217.1 Constructive Play

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course offers an overview of the role of play in supporting cognitive, physical, language, social and emotional development in young children. Observation and planning methods will be explored and analyzed. The use of innovative, non-standard, materials for constructive play will be explored.

    CHLD 217.2 Dramatic Play and Games with Rules

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course explores theories about the play of young children and how adults support play as children develop. Students will learn to observe and identify elements of dramatic play and games with rules and the significance of this play at different developmental stages. Strategies and methods for supporting play will be investigated.

    CHLD 220 Effective Guidance and Discipline

    (Formerly CHILD 220) 2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course explores practical application of effective discipline tools for guiding the behavior of children from birth through adolescence in family and group settings.

  • Chinese (CHIN)

    CHIN 1 Elementary Chinese - Part 1

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 6A
    Description: Introduction to elementary traditional Mandarin Chinese grammar and development of all language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) needed to effectively communicate using Chinese cultural patterns and conventions.

    CHIN 2 Elementary Chinese - Part 2

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CHIN 1 ( or CHIN 51). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;IGETC area 6A
    Description: Continuation of elementary Mandarin Chinese grammar and further development of appropriate language skills required for communication in social, academic, and work-related situations.

  • Civil & Surveying Technology (CEST)

    CEST 51 Civil Drafting Technology

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in SURV 60.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course students will be introduced to the theory and practice of civil engineering drafting and mapping basic manual drafting skills, computer-aided drafting and design (CADD), and the production of civil engineering, surveying and land development plans, plats, maps and drawings utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D software.

    CEST 63 Subdivision Planning

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CEST 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Purpose and objectives of subdivision regulations procedures with emphasis on preparation of tentative and final subdivision maps, development of improvement plans, and construction and surveying techniques.

    CEST 64 Public Works Inspection and Testing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Instruction on specific inspection and testing techniques used in public works projects. Topics include identifying duties, responsibilities, policies, procedures and methods for inspection and testing performed for cities, counties, and public agencies in California. Contracts, specifications and plans will be discussed. Responsibilities of the contractor, the engineer, the inspector and the owner will be included. Prime consideration will be given to developing inspection records, identifying duties and preparing job diary techniques.

    CEST 65 Public Works Plans and Estimating

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course students will read and interpret plans, and estimate time, material, labor and equipment needed for public works projects. Concepts include quantity take-offs, construction layout, rehabilitation, maintenance, inspection and testing with material cost estimating of public works improvements. Also includes the proper use of basic survey methods, symbols, mathematical conversions, and determination of slope, grade, location and volumetrics.

    CEST 85 CADD for Civil, Surveying and Land Development

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CEST 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Computer-aided Drafting and Design (CADD) for civil engineering, surveying and land development technicians. Industry standard civil engineering software program will be utilized in this course. Areas covered include input of surveying data for boundary and topography. Creation of a digital terrain model, roadway alignments, earthwork, grading plan, plan view, profile view and cross section drawings as they relate to the civil engineering, surveying and land development profession.

    CEST 98 Independent Study in Civil and Surveying Technology

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Independent study on a chosen area of civil engineering, surveying or geospatial technology through independent study and research.

    CEST 192 Non-Technical Skills for the Civil Engineering Technician

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only.
    Description: An introduction to non-technical skills used by civil engineering and surveying technicians. The course will concentrate on developing an understanding of one's personal profile, emotional and social intelligence, group collaboration skills, project management skills, individual and group verbal/listening skills, written communication skills, and job search skills. Students will research technician-level careers in civil engineering and surveying technology.

  • College Skills (CSKLS)

    CSKLS 312 Writing Skills Development

    (Formerly CSKL 306) 3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course focuses on the development of writing skills and fluency necessary for academic classes and the workplace. Course covers basic sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, paragraphing, narrative composition, reading comprehension skills, and workplace communication.

    CSKLS 312.1 Sentence and Paragraph Development

    (Formerly CSKL 341.1) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course covers the basic grammatical construction and punctuation of a variety of sentence types and includes methods for correcting fragment sentences and run-ons. Students will apply concepts to short written compositions.

    CSKLS 312.2 Punctuation Rules

    (Formerly CSKL 341.2) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course covers the basic punctuation rules for commas, semicolons, apostrophes, and quotations. Students will incorporate the rules in short written compositions.

    CSKLS 312.3 Writing Style and Organization

    (Formerly CSKL 341.3) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course covers the basic grammar, style, and organization needed for clear sentences and coherent paragraphs. Students will apply skills to short written compositions.

    CSKLS 334 How to Take an Online Class

    (Formerly CSKL 360) 0.5 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Introduces the basic knowledge and skills needed to take an online class. Course includes computer operations and terminology, online class components, email applications, time management, and ways to communicate online with students and instructors. Students must participate in a one-hour face-to-face orientation, usually the first day of class, or show evidence that they have viewed the available video orientation prior to beginning coursework.

    CSKLS 361 Fraction Skills

    0.5 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Description: This arithmetic course is designed to prepare students for success in future courses and the workplace. Skill areas to be covered include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of fractions and mixed numbers, and conversions between fractions and decimals. Computational skills will be applied to word-problem solving. All work will be completed in a lab setting.

    CSKLS 362 Proportions and Percent Skills

    (Formerly CSKL 300.3) 0.5 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Description: This course is designed to prepare students for success in future courses and the workplace. Students will learn techniques for converting between percentages, fractions and decimals. Students will solve word problems involving proportions. All work will be completed in a lab setting.

    CSKLS 363 Pre-Algebra Skills

    (Formerly CSKL 300.4) 0.5 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Description: This pre-algebra course is designed to prepare students for success in future courses and the workplace. Skill areas to be covered include: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of signed numbers, exponents, simplifying and evaluating algebraic expressions, and solving basic algebraic equations. Equation solving skills will be applied to word problems. All work will be completed in a lab setting.

    CSKLS 364 Basic Geometry Skills

    (Formerly CSKL 300.5) 0.5 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Description: This basic geometry course is designed to prepare students for success in future courses and the workplace. Skill areas to be covered include solving for measures of angles and sides of basic geometric figures, as well as calculating perimeter, area and volume of various shapes by utilizing geometric formulas. The course will include an introduction to basic geometry vocabulary and applied problem solving. All work will be completed in a lab setting.

    CSKLS 367.1 Basic Math Review 1

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Description: Guided independent study of math topics starting from basic arithmetic through pre-algebra using diagnostic-based software to allow students to progress from their current levels of competency. Students can build math skills in specific areas to prepare for desired math courses and occupational requirements.

    CSKLS 367.2 Basic Math Review 2

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Recommended: Completion of CSKLS 367.1 or 367A or equivalent.
    Description: Students will continue a guided independent study of math topics starting from advanced arithmetic, as determined by instructor and diagnostic-based software. Student will build math skills in specific areas to prepare for desired math course and occupational requirements.

    CSKLS 368.1 General Arithmetic 1

    (Formerly CSKLS 368A) 2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. It includes application of arithmetic skills for problem-solving, interpretation of word problems, graphs, charts, and tables. Lab assignments reinforce lecture.

    CSKLS 368.2 General Arithmetic 2

    (Formerly CSKLS 368B) 2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course covers ratios, proportions, and percentages. Includes application of arithmetic skills for problem-solving, as well as methods for interpreting word problems, graphs, charts, and tables. Lab assignments reinforce the lecture.

    CSKLS 372 Pre-Algebra

    3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course covers operations with signed numbers, rules of powers and square roots applied to real numbers, using simplified, evaluated and scientific notation; geometric formulas to solve perimeters, areas, and volumes of figures; and algebraic expressions and linear equations. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and demonstrating strategies as well as finding solutions. Regularly scheduled computer-assisted lab assignments reinforce or supplement lecture topics.

    CSKLS 373 Foundations of Mathematical Reasoning

    3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course is intended as an introduction for students in how to apply mathematical reasoning to their personal, professional, and academic lives. Students will learn how to do so via application problems that will require investigating new contexts, developing and proposing possible solutions, discussing and analyzing proposed plans, and making decisions. Topics include order of operations, real numbers, ratio and proportions, solving linear equations, dimensional analysis, geometric formulas, graphs/tables, and word problems. Regularly scheduled lab assignments reinforce or supplement lecture topics.

    CSKLS 731 Basic Academic Skills and GED Preparation I

    0 Unit/20 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Instruction and individualized learning plans are provided for preparation for the GED and other High School Equivalency (HSE) tests. Course also provides academic skills development in preparation for credit Math and English classes; Career Technical Education (CTE) classes; and Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion. This course covers math computation, reading comprehension, sentence and paragraph skills, and basic computer skills, as determined through initial assessment.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    CSKLS 732 Basic Academic Skills and GED Preparation II

    0 Unit/20 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in CSKLS 731.
    Description: Instruction and individualized learning plans are provided for second level of preparation for the General Educational Development (GED) and other High School Equivalency (HSE) tests. Course also provides academic skills development in preparation for credit Math and English classes; Career Technical Education (CTE) classes; and Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion. Course covers at least two of the following: pre-algebra math; reading skills applied to science, social studies, and other nonfiction selections; paragraph writing in response to reading selections; and basic word processing skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    CSKLS 733 Basic Academic Skills and GED Preparation III

    0 Unit/20 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of CSKLS 732.
    Description: Instruction and individualized learning plans are provided for final level of preparation for the GED and other High School Equivalency (HSE) tests. Course also provides academic skills development in preparation for: credit Math and English classes; and Career Technical Education (CTE) classes, Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion. Course covers beginning algebra and geometry; advanced reading skills applied to science, social studies, and nonfiction selections; short essay and extended-response writing analyzing original source readings; word processing skills appropriate for GED online tests.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    CSKLS 760 Classroom Communication and Leadership Skills Training

    (Formerly CSKL 760) 0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Through this course, students will systematically increase their awareness, responsibility, self-confidence, and communication skills necessary to become effective leaders in their schools and communities. The principal learning/teaching mode is verbal interaction in small and large discussion formats, as well as a variety of cooperative activities.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    CSKLS 770 Supervised Tutoring

    (Formerly CSKL 770) 0 Unit/10 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Supplemental tutoring, individual or small group, for skill-building in a variety of academic subject areas, focusing on specific learning needs in math, reading, and writing, as recommended by the referring course instructor or counselor.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Communication Studies (COMM)

    COMM 1 Introduction to Public Speaking

    (Formerly SPCH 1A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMM 110
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area A1;IGETC area 1C
    Description: This is an introductory public speaking course which is designed to improve a person’s ability to prepare and deliver speeches to an audience and critically evaluate various forms of communication.

    COMM 2 Spoken Word

    (Formerly SPCH 2) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Completion of ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMM 170
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2
    Description: Introduction to the artistic process of studying and communicating literature through its performance.

    COMM 3 Introduction to Argumentation

    (Formerly SPCH 3A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMM 120
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area A3
    Description: The study of argumentation, including methods of analysis, research, detecting fallacies of reasoning, use and tests of evidence, refutation and debate as a practical application of these principles.

    COMM 5 Group Discussion and Problem Solving

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ENGL 100 OR Course Completion of ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMM 140
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area E
    Description: Experiential study of small-group discussion, including problem solving, conflict resolution, group roles, leadership styles, interest-based negotiating, group-meeting protocols, organizational communication, and cultural diversity.

    COMM 6 Interpersonal Communication

    (Formerly COMM 66) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMM 130
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area E
    Description: Explores through theory and practice the ways people communicate one-on-one and in informal situations. Studies awareness of perception, development of self-concept, self-disclosure, listening, relationships, language and conflict through verbal and nonverbal communication. Builds communication skills through experiential activities.

    COMM 7 Intercultural Communication

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMM 150
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: This survey course introduces students to the influence of culture on identity, perception, social organization, language and nonverbal messages in intercultural experiences in the United States. The course examines variations and commonalities in communication patterns across cultures.

    COMM 9 Critical Thinking and Argumentation

    (Formerly SPCH 9) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMM 120
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area A3;IGETC area 1B
    Description: Primary emphasis is on argumentation as the study of analysis, evidence, reasoning, refutation and rebuttal in oral and written communication. A significant component involves written argumentation with special attention to the essay form.

    COMM 10 Introduction to Communication Theory

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMM 180
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: An introduction to the theory of human communication.

    COMM 49 Independent Study in Communication Studies

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in Communication Studies.

    COMM 51A Practical Experience in Public Speaking 1

    3 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course prepares students for advocacy and leadership in public settings. Activities may include producing podcasts, delivering business trainings, conducting debates on current events, and learning to address varied audiences within the community. The course examines how speaking in public cultivates leadership skills and assists participants in developing their unique voice.

    COMM 52A Forensics and Public Performance

    1-3 Units/Up to 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of COMM 1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: COMM 160B
    Description: This course prepares students for intercollegiate speech and debate tournaments and/or community events. Preparation includes research, writing, practice, and participation in a variety of public presentations including debate, oral interpretation, platform speaking, and limited preparation events.

    COMM 52B Intercollegiate Speech and Debate

    1-3 Units/Up to 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of COMM 52A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: COMM 160B
    Description: This course prepares students to participate in intercollegiate speech and debate tournaments. Students will research, write, and practice speeches. Students who repeat the course master communication skills through further instruction and practice. Participation in tournaments is required.
    4 Enrollments Total

    COMM 60 Survey of Communication

    (Formerly SPCH 60) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area A1
    Description: This class focuses on four areas: public speaking, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, and communication in groups with special emphasis on career-focused skills.

    COMM 98 Independent Study in Communication Studies

    0.5-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, department chair and supervising administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in Communication Studies.

  • Community Involvement (CI)

    CI 51 Community Engagement

    0.5-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an informational meeting with instructor to discuss volunteer opportunities and placement prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will earn credit for volunteering in the community in this experiential learning course. Students will volunteer 52.50 hours per unit per semester for 0.5-3.0 units of credit at a variety of placements including clinics, hospitals, convalescent homes, schools, animal-care facilities, recreation programs, day care centers, and various non-profit organizations. The instructor will assist students in locating leads for volunteer opportunities.

  • Computer Studies (CS)

    CS 5 Computer Literacy

    (Formerly CIS 5) 3 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area B
    Description: Designed for the transfer student and/or the person wanting a broad knowledge of computer concepts. No previous experience with computers is required or assumed. This course presents an overview of computers in our world today, how they work, how they are used and their impact on society. Students will be introduced to the Internet and World Wide Web, basic programming concepts and productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software.

    CS 10A Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies

    (Formerly CS 10) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMP 122;COMP 112
    Description: Specification, design, implementation, testing, debugging, maintenance, and documentation of computer programs. Topics include algorithms, languages, software engineering, control structures, functions, and arrays. Numerous programs are written in C++. Intended for the absolute beginner, both computer science majors and those seeking a general introduction to computer programming.

    CS 10B Programming Concepts and Methodologies 1

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Course Completion of CS 10A or equivalent experience in any programming language.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMP 122
    Description: Introduces the discipline of computer science using C++ and utilizing programming and practical hands-on problem solving.

    CS 10C Programming Concepts and Methodologies 2

    (Formerly CS 11) 4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 10B. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMP 132
    Description: Application of software engineering techniques to the design and development of large programs; data abstraction and structures and associated algorithms.

    CS 12 Assembly Language Programming/Computer Architecture

    (Formerly CIS 22) 4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 10B.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: COMP 142
    Description: Introductory computer architecture and techniques of assembly language programming as they apply to modern microprocessors such as I-86, ARM and/or PowerPC. Topics include theory and concepts of virtual memory, pipelines, caches, and multitasking, hardware architecture (bus, memory, stack, I/O, interrupts), design of structured assembly language code, use of software interrupts, survey arithmetic notations (binary, hexadecimal, floating- point, binary-coded decimal), input/output, and disk processing concepts.

    CS 17.11 Java Programming

    (Formerly CIS 17) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 10A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Intended for students with previous programming experience. Students will learn object-oriented programming principles, Java language constructs, the Java Developer's Kit (JDK), class libraries, Web Services, Graphical User Interface (GUI) development, applications, and Java interface to databases.

    CS 40 History of Games

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E
    Description: This course includes a comprehensive study of the evolution of games throughout human history, with an emphasis on early games’ impact and influence on video games. Review of the technological and artistic antecedents, with analysis of how video games reflect the beliefs, aspirations and values of the cultures where they flourish. Study includes gameplay experience and analysis of notable game genres, identifying significant artistic and technological innovations. Students will investigate gameplay and create a non-digital game that is informed by the study of game history.

    CS 41 Game Design

    (Formerly CS 74.41) 4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course will introduce students to the basics of game design and theory using analysis, research, critiques and projects. Students will learn about the game industry and what is required to develop a video game through assignments. Students will design, model and build working video game prototypes.

    CS 42 Introduction to Game Coding

    (Formerly CS 74.42) 4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course completion of CS 110A and/or programming experience.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course introduces students to the design, development, and coding of simple graphical computer-based games. During the course, students will be introduced to various game engines and development environments. Students will gain experience working individually and in a team environment. Emphasis is placed on engaging players through compelling application of game mechanics, dynamics, and aesthetics, as well as on playtesting and iterative development to ensure user-centered design goals are met.

    CS 49 Independent Study in Computer Studies

    (Formerly CIS 49) 1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and an enriched academic experience for continuing and advanced students. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    CS 50A Web Development 1

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of CS 5 and Course Eligibility for ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides an introduction to client-side Web development technology and design. Students learn the basics of current versions of the two primary markup languages used to create Web pages, HTML5 and CSS3, while studying the current industry practices related to user-centered design, including visual and interaction design.

    CS 50B Web Development 2

    (Formerly CS 50.11C) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 50A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This class offers advanced instruction instruction through project-based assignments in client-side Web development technology and design. Students use HTML5 and CSS3, as well as basic JavaScript coding with jQuery to create interactive user interfaces. Topics include working with frameworks such as Bootstrap; advanced CSS coding using language pre-processors; and an introduction to the WordPress Web Content Management System.

    CS 50C Web Development 3- JavaScript

    (Formerly CS 50.12) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CS 50B. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course focuses on JavaScript programming for client-side Web development. Students learn to create advanced interactive projects including games, data visualizations, generative art, and other browser-based interactive experiences. Students gain experience working with open source JavaScript libraries such as jQuery, the Google Maps API, D3.js and many others. Project-based assignments lead to a comprehensive portfolio Web site of all class projects.

    CS 50.33 Web Projects

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion or Current Enrollment in CS 50C.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This advanced project management course guides teams of web developers through the process of developing a web or mobile project for local clients. Topics include: Writing a proposal, user-centered design and research, content development, agile development practices, effective teamwork, communication skills, production techniques, client relations, project delivery and maintenance. Students will work in teams to develop a project for a client provided by the instructor. This course is the capstone experience for Web Development programs.

    CS 55.13 Server-Side Web Development

    (Formerly CIS 58.41) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 50A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100; AND Completion of CS 10A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This is an introduction to server-side Web development using open source technologies as well as a comprehensive course in the server-side scripting languages such as PHP hypertext preprocessor scripting language. The course covers writing server-side scripts for the Web, such as PHP, procedural and object-oriented programming, Web form management, an introduction to SQL statements and databases. Advanced topics are covered including dynamic generation of content using databases, sessions, cookies, Web services, e-commerce, and authentication. Previous programming experience recommended.

    CS 55.14 Mobile Hybrid Application and Interaction Design

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 50C OR CS 55.13. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course introduces core principles and techniques essential to building interactive applications for mobile devices. It includes units on content adaptation strategies, designing for mobile devices, detecting device capabilities, viewing and testing with emulators, and creating web-based mobile applications, Web technologies covered include Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), mobile web frameworks, and other current industry standard platforms.

    CS 57.11 Social Media, the Internet, and Society

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: CSU area D
    Description: Students will be introduced to the landscape of emerging social media within the information society. Using an interdisciplinary approach, students develop a critical understanding of the psychology, history, sociology, politics, and economics of new information technologies and the sociocultural shifts from which they evolved. By focusing on cutting-edge content and events, students study and apply theoretical concepts to real-life issues, such as the impact of technology on society, the relationship between digital devices and identity, the explosion of video content, privacy and surveillance, intellectual property, hacktivism, cybercrime, and more. Using video, audio, web-based, and print materials, students explore the complex and interconnected relationship between emerging social media, technology, and society.

    CS 60.11A Microsoft Word, Part 1

    (Formerly BOT 73.12A) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Completion of BGN 101 or knowledge of the keyboard and ability to type by touch. Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The course emphasizes preparation of accurately formatted Microsoft Word documents and flyers. Features include character, paragraph, and page formatting; proofreading tools; tables; bulleted and numbered lists; page numbering; graphics; and managing files.

    CS 60.11B Microsoft Word, Part 2

    (Formerly BOT 73.12B) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CS 60.11A. Recommended: Completion of BGN 101 or knowledge of the keyboard and ability to type by touch.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to increase productivity in Microsoft Word by using advanced features and formats.

    CS 61.11A Microsoft Excel, Part 1

    (Formerly BOT 73.13A) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100; AND Completion of BGN 101 or knowledge of the keyboard and ability to type by touch.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course emphasizes creating, editing, formatting and printing Excel worksheets, workbooks, charts and web pages, using functions and formulas, and worksheet analysis. This course aligns with the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Test.

    CS 61.11B Microsoft Excel, Part 2

    (Formerly BOT 73.13B) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CS 61.11A. Recommended: Course Completion of BGN 101; OR knowledge of the keyboard and ability to type by touch.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course uses advanced Excel tools such as macros, workbook protection, Goal Seek, Solver, Scenarios, and PivotTables and PivotCharts. This course aligns with the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification test.

    CS 62.11A Microsoft PowerPoint, Part 1

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course emphasizes the creation of slide presentations by adding visual elements, applying textual formatting, and working with graphics and slide customization.

    CS 63.11A Microsoft Access, Part 1

    (Formerly BOT 73.14A) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Learn to use Windows database management software package, Microsoft Access, with a hands-on introduction to database administrative tasks: data input, storage, retrieval, editing and reporting.

    CS 70.11A Adobe Photoshop 1

    (Formerly CIS 73.21) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; AND Course Completion of CS 5.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the beginning skills of image production and manipulation, using the industry-standard Adobe Photoshop to work with digital images for both Web and print use.

    CS 70.11B Adobe Photoshop 2

    (Formerly CIS 73.22) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 70.11A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Adobe Photoshop topics covered in this class include: layers, channels and editing masks; image repair and adjustment; vector graphics; type; actions; and filters.

    CS 71.11 Adobe Illustrator 1

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Completion of CS 5; AND Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the popular graphics software program Adobe Illustrator. Topics include the creation, modification and formatting of vector objects and type, importing/exporting graphics, live effects, and other Illustrator tools.

    CS 72.11A Adobe InDesign 1

    (Formerly CIS 73.41A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to desktop publishing using Adobe InDesign. Students will create graphically rich layouts with formatted text to create fliers, brochures, slideshows, promotional materials, and newsletters for print, web and PDF.

    CS 72.11B Adobe InDesign 2

    (Formerly CIS 73.41B) 4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 72.11A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Further study of the principles and applications of desktop publishing using Adobe InDesign. Advanced techniques in layout, text formatting, graphics, styles, libraries, and frames are applied to books, tables, booklets, and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

    CS 74.11 Introduction to Digital Media

    (Formerly CIS 75.1) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to digital imaging, illustrations, audio, video, animation and web content design best practices and content development. Using industry standard software, students will create and display a digital media portfolio on a website that they design. The portfolio will include text, graphics, logos, animation, video, and audio.

    CS 74.22 Digital Video Post-Production

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this class, students will learn video post-production fundamentals using professional Non-Linear Editing (NLE) digital video software. Lessons include: Choosing Cameras, Lighting & Audio Equipment, Importing Media, Timeline Sequences, Timecode, Editing to exact total running time (TRT), Aspect Ratios, Asset Management, Transitions, Effects, Titles, Still Frames and Workflow, Multiple Sequences, 2D Key Frame Animations, Custom Effects, Green Screen Masking, Basic Compositing, JandL Audio Transitions. Students will demonstrate knowledge of these concepts will culminate in a final project short video that displays the application of these techniques. Students are not required to film or have access to a camera for this class.

    CS 76.11 Drone Piloting and Imaging

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to multiple facets of drone technology. Topics include learning how to fly a drone safely, the rules and regulations related to drone operation, how to capture videos and stills using drones, how drones are used in industry, and how to prepare for the FAA Part 107 commercial drone pilot exam. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to earn the Drone Studies: Commercial Drone Certification Certificate. Provides a starting point to using drones in multiple disciplines and careers.

    CS 78.1A Make It with 3D Printing

    1.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory for 8 weeks. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Learn where to find 3D models and turn them into physical objects using a variety of 3D printers. Includes learning about the features and abilities of 3D printers and the software and hardware used for 3D printing.

    CS 78.1B Design It for 3D Printing

    1.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory for 8 weeks. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 78.1A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Learn how to modify existing 3D models and create your own custom objects. Work with 3D modeling and slicing software to print these objects.

    CS 80.11 Exploring Microsoft Windows

    (Formerly CIS 50.91) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of CS 5.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduces the student to the basics of working with Microsoft Windows. Topics covered will include: customizing Windows, optimizing a hard drive, using File Explorer for file management, enhancing computer security, troubleshooting Windows, evaluating system performance, editing the Windows registry and using the command line environment.

    CS 80.15 IT Essentials 1: PC Hardware and Software

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Information Technology (IT) Essentials curriculum provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level Information Communication Technology (ICT) professionals. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an ICT professional. The IT Essentials (ITE) curriculum emphasizes practical experience to help students develop fundamental computer and career skills. ITE helps students prepare for entry-level career opportunities in ICT and the CompTIA A+ certification. The course also provides a learning pathway to Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

    CS 81.21 Introduction to Linux

    (Formerly CIS 50.71) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts of the Linux Operating System. Completion of the course will provide a basic working knowledge of: free and open-source software and licenses, essential Linux commands, login and logout sequences, setting passwords, hardware, processes, programs and the components of the Linux Operating System, creating and restoring compressed backups and archives, system security, users/groups and file permissions for public and private directories, creating and running simple scripts and basic system administration.

    CS 81.41A Programming Essentials in Python for Networking

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this introductory computer science course, students will learn basic concepts of computer science and fundamental techniques for solving problems using the Python programming language. This introductory programming course is suitable for both liberal arts and sciences students to further the development of critical thinking and logical reasoning through problem solving with computer programming. Students will learn to craft scripting tools, using Python programming techniques, needed for system administration, web application auditing, cybersecurity, and penetration testing. The course will help students prepare for the Python Institute's Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer Certification (PCEP) and Certified Associate in Python Programming Certification (PCAP) exams.

    CS 81.62 Relational Database Concepts and Structured Query Language

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduces students to relational database concepts, design and administration. Students will learn the syntax and use of Structured Query Language (SQL); how to install and run a relational database server such as MySQL; as well as how to design a relational database for applications.

    CS 81.81A Server Administration 1

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Completion of CS 80.11.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will provide a student with the knowledge and skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot and support server hardware and software technologies. The student will be able to identify environmental issues; understand and comply with disaster recovery and physical/software security procedures; become familiar with industry terminology and concepts; understand server roles/specializations and interaction within the overall computing environment. It is also intended to serve the needs of individuals seeking to pass the CompTIA Server+ certification exam.

    CS 82.22A Introduction to Networks

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Completion of CS 80.15.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. It uses the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. The principles and structure of Internet Protocol (IP) addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. Network simulator activities help students analyze protocol and network operation and build small networks in a virtual environment. Students build simple Local Area Network (LAN) topologies by applying basic principles of cabling, performing basic configurations of network devices, including routers and switches, and implementing IP addressing schemes. Network Fundamentals is the first of the three courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) designation.

    CS 82.22B Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 82.22A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The second course in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum focuses on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to-medium business networks and includes Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) and security concepts. Students learn key switching and routing concepts. Students will perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identify and mitigate Local Area Network (LAN) security threats, and configure and secure a basic WLAN.

    CS 82.22C Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 82.22B. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This third and final course in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) series describes the architecture, components, operations, and security to scale for large, complex networks, including Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies. The course emphasizes network security concepts and introduces network virtualization and automation. Students learn how to configure, troubleshoot, and secure enterprise network devices and understand how Application Programming Interfaces (API) and configuration management tools enable network automation.

    CS 82.57 Cybersecurity Operations

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Completion of CS 81.21 and CS 81.81A and CS 82.22A and CS 82.58.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course equips students with the knowledge and skills needed by today's organizations that are challenged with rapidly detecting cybersecurity breaches and effectively responding to security incidents. The student could be part of a team of people in Security Operations Centers (SOC) keeping a vigilant eye on security systems, protecting their organizations by detecting and responding to cybersecurity threats or a Systems/Network Administrator desirous of better securing their organization. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Cyber Ops prepares candidates to begin a career working with associate-level cybersecurity analysts within security operations centers.

    CS 82.58 Introduction to Information Systems Security

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Completion of CS 82.22A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to the fundamental principles and topics of Information Technology Security and Risk Management at the organizational level. It provides in-depth coverage of the current risks and threats to an organization’s data, combined with a structured way of addressing the safeguarding of these critical electronic assets. Additionally, the course provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare students for further study in other specialized security fields. It is also intended to serve the needs of individuals seeking to pass the Computing Technology Industry Association’s (CompTIA) Security+ certification exam.

    CS 82.59 Firewalls and Network Security

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course completion of CS 82.58 and CS 82.22C. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Survey of topics in field of firewall, advanced threats and their characteristics. Students will learn how to manage firewalls and advanced threats using security policies, profiles and signatures to protect networks against emerging threats. Knowledge of the operation of firewalls is essential to the person who wants to ensure network security. The student will be introduced to the concepts, principles, types and topologies of firewalls to include packet filtering, proxy firewalls, application gateways, circuit gateways and stateful packet inspection. Additionally, the course provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare students for further study in other specialized security fields. Cisco ASA and Palo Alto Networks, and other industry leading firewalls, will be examined and configured.

    CS 82.71 Ethical Hacking and Systems Defense

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 81.21 and CS 82.58 (or CS 82.55). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course combines an ethical hacking methodology with the hands-on application of security tools to better help students secure their systems. Students are introduced to common countermeasures that effectively reduce and/or mitigate attacks. Learn how hackers penetrate computers and networks, and how to protect Windows and Linux systems. Legal restrictions and ethical guidelines will be taught and enforced. The course will help students prepare for the EC-Council "Certified Ethical Hacker" certification exams.

    CS 84.13 IT Support

    3 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course introduces students to the knowledge necessary to support information technology (IT) solutions and users of such systems. Topics include introduction to IT support, resolving service calls, installing and configuring computer hardware, software applications, networks, security, client-server and mobile computing, web applications, multimedia resources, communications systems, and the planning and management of the technology lifecycle.

    CS 84.21 Management Information Systems

    (Formerly CIS 66) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CS 5.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: BUS 140
    Description: An examination of the use of information systems to support the management activities of an organization. Topics include: the fundamentals of hardware, software, database management, data communications, transaction processing information systems, decision support systems, information reporting systems, office automation, networks, expert systems, cloud computing, mobile computing and systems analyses and design. Case studies and several software packages will be utilized to illustrate the principles covered.

    CS 84.26 Project Management for IT Professionals

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course completion of CS 81.81A and CS 82.22C and CS 82.58. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed for professionals who coordinate or manage small-to-medium-size projects, inside and outside of Information Technology (IT). The course provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) required to manage the project life cycle, ensure appropriate communication, manage resources and stakeholders, maintain project documentation, and support the completion of larger projects. Projects will be based on Networking, System and Security Administration (NSSA) activities. The course will help students prepare for the CompTIA Project+ Certification exam.

    CS 98 Independent Study in Computer Studies

    0.5-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and an enriched academic experience for continuing and advanced students.

    CS 99I Computer Studies Occupational Work Experience Intern

    (Formerly CIS 99I) 0.5-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an application, interview, placement and verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Computer Studies Occupational Work Experience Internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship placement; and supervised employment of students that extends to the job site classroom learning that relates to the student's educational or occupational goal in Computer Studies. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major, have completed courses in their major, or have acquired a high level of skill in their discipline, and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid position (75 hours/per unit). Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in their chosen field of Computer Studies.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

    CS 101 Intellectual Property in the Digital World

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course will cover the different intellectual property (IP) protections related to digital creations. Students will also gain an appreciation of the strategies to guard against infringing upon another’s intellectual property rights in the digital world.This course provides students with an overview of the different forms of IP. It will analyze the creations that patents, copyrights, and trademarks protect, with an emphasis on digital creations.

    CS 110A Coding for Beginners

    (Formerly CIS 110A) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course is designed to teach basic computer programming concepts to anyone – no programming experience required. Using simple tools, students will learn the building blocks of computer programs in a stress-free environment. This introduction to coding will guide students through the process of creating simple programs, starting with graphical coding tools.

    CS 167.11 Microsoft Outlook

    0.5 Unit/0.5 hour lecture. P/NP Only. Recommended: CSKLS 334 ( or CSKL 360 or CSKL 399.1).
    Description: In this course students receive an overview of Microsoft Outlook: work with Contact lists and groups; use the Calendar to set appointments, events, and meetings; compose emails; use Notes, and Tasks; and use Microsoft Outlook with other applications.

    CS 176.12 Applied Drone Projects

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 76.11.
    Description: Use of drone technology to complete real-world projects including photography/videography and basic mapping.

    CS 181.11 Introduction to Virtualization and Cloud Computing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Completion of CS 81.81A and CS 82.22A and CS 82.58.
    Description: This course provides the underlying knowledge required by IT Professionals who will be evaluating cloud computing solutions (such as Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services), whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. It introduces students to the principles of cloud computing and students will become familiar with how these principles have been implemented in the major commercial platforms. In addition, this course explains how to implement the core infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage. With this foundation, students will be able to create the most common services, including virtual machines, web apps, and databases. The students will also learn about container-based services and the most prominent examples of serverless computing. The course also serves the needs of individuals seeking to pass the Computing Technology Industry Association’s (CompTIA) Cloud+ and Cloud Essentials certification exams.

    CS 181.23A Linux Administration 1

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: In this course, students will learn the basic concepts of system administration and covers the fundamentals of the Linux operating system, system architecture, installation, command line and file system. The course also helps prepare students for the exam objectives aligned to the first half of the Linux Professional Institute (www.LPI.org) LPIC-1 Linux Administrator first certification exam. Individuals who successfully complete this course will understand Linux system architecture, Linux installation and packages, Linux command line, device basics and the Linux file system. Knowledge of Linux is a helpful skill for a wide variety of careers in business and Information Technology fields. Many emerging and growing career opportunities including big data, cloud computing, cybersecurity, information systems, networking, programming, and software development (to name a few) require basic to advanced knowledge of the Linux command line.

    CS 181.23B Linux Administration 2

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 181.23A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: In this course, students will prepare for the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 certification. This course prepares students for the exam objectives aligned to the second half of the Linux Professional Institute (www.LPI.org) LPIC-1 Linux Administrator first certification exam. Students who successfully complete this course will understand shells, scripting, data management, interfaces and desktops, administrative tasks, essential system services, network fundamentals and system security. Linux has been around since the mid-‘90s and is widely adopted across products, markets and industries. Mastering Linux installation, configuring and maintenance is key to securing an IT administrator job.

    CS 181.43 Programming for Cyber Security

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 81.21 ( or CIS 50.71). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course offers an in-depth introduction to programming/scripting languages for system administration, web application auditing, cybersecurity and penetration testing. It provides an overview of modern scripting languages commonly used to build and extend security tools. The course will introduce students to scripting on both the Microsoft and Linux platforms and will include an overview of Powershell, Python, and other languages as the local industry dictates. Students will write programs and scripts to exercise their understanding of tools and concepts.

    CS 701 Computer Studies Survey

    0 Unit/10 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will be introduced to some of the topics taught in the Computer Studies Department. May include topics such as drone operation, programming, video editing, social media, and graphic production. Also includes information about possible careers using these skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Construction Management Technology (CONS)

    CONS 62 Blueprint Reading and Construction Graphics

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to blueprint reading and construction graphics for residential and commercial buildings including: framing systems; architectural working drawings and electrical, mechanical and plumbing plans; common California Building Code and sustainability issues. Includes scale use and sketching techniques.

    CONS 70A Introduction to Project Organization and Management

    (Formerly CONS 70) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is an introduction to the organization and management of construction projects, including principles of contracts, estimating, bidding, scheduling, project management cycle, and responsibilities of participants.

    CONS 70B Project Organization and Management

    1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CONS 70A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Developing construction project management skills including quantity surveying, cost estimating, and project scheduling, using software such as Microsoft Project, Excel, and industry accepted cost estimating tools.

    CONS 71A Materials and Methods of Construction 1

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of APTECH 45. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Study of foundation systems; wall, floor and roof framing systems; exterior and interior finishes; windows and doors; and sustainability issues as found in light-wood frame and light-steel frame construction systems. Includes calculations and sketching.

    CONS 71AL Materials and Methods of Construction 1 Lab

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CONS 71A; and Course Completion of APTECH 46.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A project-based class applying the principles learned in CONS 71A to the documentation of a light-wood and light-steel framed building.

    CONS 71B Materials and Methods of Construction 2

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CONS 71A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Study of foundation systems; wall, floor and roof framing systems; exterior and interior finishes; windows and doors; and sustainability issues as found in heavy timber, heavy steel, masonry and concrete building construction systems. Includes calculations and sketching.

    CONS 71BL Materials and Methods of Construction 2 Lab

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CONS 71B.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A project-based class applying the principles learned in CONS 71B to the documentation of concrete, heavy timber, and heavy steel framed buildings.

    CONS 73 Estimating with Computers

    1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CONS 70B. Recommended: Course Completion of CS 61.11A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Creation of cost estimates for residential and/or commercial projects using an industry-accepted computer program.

    CONS 75 Specifications

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CONS 71A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat system for organizing, writing and interpreting specifications. Subjects covered include the numbering and naming of sections, the three parts of a section, correct language, coordination with other construction documents, interpreting a specification, and writing a specification section.

    CONS 76 Construction Documents

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory for 0 week. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CONS 71A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Development of construction documents including contracts, specifications, and manuals.

    CONS 98 Independent Study in Construction Management

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Program Coordinator and Supervising Administrator. Requires instructor's signature for approval.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Special projects for independent study to provide an enriched academic experience in the field of Construction Management for continuing and advanced students. Requires department approval.

    CONS 101 Introduction to the Construction Industry

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A (or ESL 10) or equivalent.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to an overview of the construction industry, including careers within the construction industry, roles and responsibilities within a construction firm, the construction project lifecycle and management of that process, safety issues, related agencies and organizations, and an introduction to basic construction hand and power tools. Field trips will be required.

    CONS 102 Construction Practice and Technologies

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A (or ESL 10) or equivalent.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to basic and fundamental standard construction methods and sequencing for residential and light commercial buildings. Regular field trips will be required.

    CONS 103 Construction Materials, Methods and Equipment

    3 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 4.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A (or ESL 10) or equivalent.
    Description: In this course, students will explore the materials, methods of construction, tools, and equipment used in construction. Areas covered will include construction site organization, materials handling and staging, materials and product physical properties, suitable applications for different materials, manufacturing, and service life expectations. Included will be common construction methods and building component detailing to create functioning systems. Additionally, students will be introduced to the variety of tools and equipment typically utilized to incorporate the specific materials into the construction product. The course shall discuss proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and safe work practices. Field trips will be required.

    CONS 104 Construction Management and Scheduling

    3 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 4.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CONS 101.
    Description: In this course, students will gain an understanding of the functions and operations of a construction business as related to construction projects. Students will explore topics including the process of scheduling work, providing funding, acquiring labor, equipment, and materials for construction projects and for the general operation of a construction company. Field trips will be required.

    CONS 105 Construction Contract Documents

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CONS 103.
    Description: In this course, students will gain experience working with and understanding the relationship between all the components that constitute typical contract documents for a construction project. Such components include the working drawings, project manual, specifications, contracting requirements, procurement requirements, modifications and addenda, and resource drawings.

    CONS 106 Construction Estimating and Bidding

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CONS 101.
    Description: In this intermediate level course, students will utilize current industry-accepted methods for doing quantity surveys for the preparation of cost estimates for construction or bidding purposes. Course will also examine the culture and environment of the construction industry as related to construction estimates including methods, ethics, legal issues, and procedures.

    CONS 183 OSHA 10

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ENGL 100.
    Description: The Occupational, Safety and Health Administration 10 (OSHA 10) training course introduces entry-level workers in construction and construction-related jobs to the basic practices of identifying, reducing, eliminating, and reporting hazards associated with their work. Students who pass the exam at the end of the course are eligible to receive the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach Department of Labor (DOL) course completion card.

  • Counseling (COUN)

    COUN 6 Introduction to Career Development

    (Formerly COUN 62) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU area E
    Description: This course focuses on the ways career development contributes to a satisfying and healthy life, as well as the development of a career plan. Emphasis is on interest and personality testing, values clarification, skills assessment, career information, research skills, decision making, and goal setting. Course also covers changing job trends and requirements, as well as factors related to the procurement and retention of employment.

    COUN 7 Identity and Cultural Diversity

    (Formerly COUN 74) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: A comparative and historical analysis of society and individual behavior from a multicultural perspective. An examination of American ethnic/cultural groups (African, Asian, European, Latino and Native Americans) and experiences that influence behavior. The relationship between personality development and culture, barriers to cross cultural interaction, communication styles and counseling strategies will also be explored.

    COUN 10 Student Success-The First Year Experience

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU area E
    Description: This course provides students in their first year of college with an introduction to the nature, meanings and outcomes of higher education through the exploration and application of intellectual, social, and psychological principles that lead to well-being and success in college. Students will examine the stages of adult development, learn successful life management techniques, learn strategies for motivation and stress management, and apply creative and critical thinking techniques.

    COUN 20 Sex and Gender

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU areas D,E;IGETC area 4
    Description: This course is an exploration of gender and sexual identity in U.S culture, and includes gender and sexual discrimination and harassment. The relationship between gender and sex and other aspects of our personal and social identities, such as race/ethnicity, age, physical disabilities will be examined. Cross-cultural comparisons of non-Western societies' views of sex and gender identities will be explored.

    COUN 53 Strategies for College Success

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: CSU area E
    Description: This course combines comprehensive academic success strategies with critical thinking and personal development. Topics include: value of education and student responsibility; the impact of student attitudes, motivation and behaviors; critical thinking and effective study strategies; problem solving; life and time management; learning styles; personal and educational values and goals; effective written and oral communication; instructor-student relations; and maintaining health.

    COUN 60 Effective Study Workshop

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to assist students in improving their study skills. Topics include goal identification, organizing study habits, how to read and study textbooks, take effective notes, how to prepare for and take examinations, and the efficient use of the library. Course covers the total development of the individual and attitudes toward academic and personal problem solving.

    COUN 80 Understanding the Transfer Process

    (Formerly GUID 80) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Recommended Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to the process of transfer from a community college to a university for the purposes of long-term educational planning. Students will evaluate and choose universities based on research about degrees offered, transfer requirements, the application process, housing, financial aid, scholarships and support services.

    COUN 98 Independent Study in Counseling

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates. Limits on enrollment: Approval of project proposal by sponsoring faculty and Department Chair.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Individualized studies in Counseling and/or Human Services. Independent study will provide an enriched academic experience on an approved research topic.

    COUN 162.1 Career Assessment and Research

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: In this course, students will begin to create a career plan by analyzing career assessment results and conducting research. Emphasis is on interest and personality testing, values clarification, skills assessment, and career information research skills

    COUN 270 Introduction to College

    0.5 Unit/0.5 hour lecture. P/NP Only.
    Description: An introduction to Santa Rosa Junior College that includes programs, services, policies, degrees, certificates, transfer requirements, and college culture. Focus will be on strategies needed for academic success and the development of an academic plan.

    COUN 390 Transition to College for First-Generation College Students

    0.25 Unit/0.75 hour laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Description: Provides a basic review of differences between high school and college that focuses on challenges and developing strategies to help first-generation college students successfully transition to college culture.

  • Culinary Arts (CUL)

    CUL 98 Independent Study in Culinary Arts

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring Faculty, Department Chair, and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience for continuing and advanced students.

    CUL 99I Culinary Arts Occupational Work Experience Internship

    0.5-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 250, CUL 250.1 and CUL 256.10. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an application, interview, placement and verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Culinary Occupational Work Experience Internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship placement; and supervised employment of students that extends to the job site classroom learning that relates to the students' educational or occupational goal in Culinary Arts: Restaurant Management. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major, have completed courses in their major, or have acquired a high level of skill in their discipline, and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid position (75 hours/per unit). Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in Culinary Arts: Restaurant Management.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

    CUL 250 Sanitation and Safety

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Description: The basic principles of food safety and sanitation and the application of these principles in a food service operation. Includes instruction on sanitation regulations and personal hygiene, contamination sources, microorganisms and conditions for growth, proper food handling techniques and storage, development of a comprehensive cleaning and sanitizing program to prevent foodborne illnesses, and basic concepts of workplace safety. Upon completion students will be prepared to take a nationally recognized exam.

    CUL 250.1 Culinary Arts Survey

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and CSKLS 372 or equivalent.
    Description: Introduction to fundamentals of the culinary arts, including culinary history, terminology, culinary mathematics and food anthropology.

    CUL 251A Culinary Fundamentals 1

    3 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 4.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 250 (OR DIET 50) and CUL 250.1. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: Introduction to fundamental theory, techniques and practice of knife skills as it relates to the cold kitchen or pantry station for the commercial kitchen.

    CUL 251B Culinary Fundamentals 2

    3 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 4.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 251A (or CUL 252.3). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: A practical course focusing on stocks, mother sauces and identification and fabrication of meats, poultry, fish, and shellfish. Building on introductory knife skills and cooking techniques, students practice methods as they apply to cooking vegetables, legumes, grains, and pasta. Emphasis on preparing mise-en-place for stations in a professional restaurant environment, where speed, timing and teamwork are necessary.

    CUL 251C Culinary Fundamentals 3

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 251B (or CUL 253.6) and Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 253 (or CUL 253.10). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: A practical course focusing on sauces and the identification and fabrication of meats, poultry, fish and shellfish. Includes charcuterie and preservation techniques and continued development of the student’s knife skills.

    CUL 253 Restaurant Class

    6.5 Units/2.75 hours lecture, 11.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 254 and CUL 251B; AND Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 251C; AND age 18 or older. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Age 18 or older
    Description: This course utilizes practical applications in cold and hot kitchen basics, with an emphasis on speed, timing, and teamwork. Students will also develop skills in customer service, including selling and serving wine. The course introduces Front of the House and Back of the House operations in a full-service restaurant environment.

    CUL 253.10 Restaurant Kitchen

    3 Units/1 hour lecture, 6.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 251B (or CUL 253.6 or CUL 253A) and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 251C (or CUL 253.7). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: Building on introductory cooking skills, students rotate through stations of a student-run restaurant, developing organizational skills. Emphasis is on speed, timing, and teamwork in a full-service restaurant operation.

    CUL 253.11 Restaurant Pantry Station

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 251A (or CUL 252.14) and CUL 254. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This course presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and directs students in cold kitchen fundamentals associated with a restaurant pantry station, including salads and plated desserts. Emphasis is on speed, timing, and teamwork.

    CUL 254 Introduction to Baking and Pastry

    4 Units/2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 250 (or DIET 50) and CUL 250.1 and CUL 251A (or CUL 252.3). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course introduces students to the fundamental skills, concepts, and techniques of baking and pastry for the commercial kitchen. Students will learn proper measuring, recipe methods and techniques, basic formulas, and conversion principles.

    CUL 254.4 Purchasing and Bakeshop Management

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 254. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course introduces students to basic bakeshop management procedures including labor, equipment, purchasing, receiving, and inventory control. Students will use the Culinary Cafe retail bakery model for menu planning and cost analysis.

    CUL 254.5 Professional Plate Presentation

    (Formerly CUL 250.3) 1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 254. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This course introduces students to the fundamental skills, concepts, and techniques of professional plate presentation. Students will use and maintain common tools and equipment, while demonstrating related techniques for restaurant and food photography plating.

    CUL 255 Production Baking

    4 Units/2 hours lecture, 7 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 254. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This course builds on students introductory baking skills, as they rotate through the stations of a student-run bakery. Students will learn to make yeast breads, laminated doughs, pies, tarts, galettes, and other baked goods in production size quantity for retail sale.

    CUL 255.1 Specialty Production Baking

    4 Units/2 hours lecture, 7 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 254.
    Description: This course provides students further hands-on experience in production baking. Building on introductory baking skills, students rotate through stations of a student-run bakery, developing skills in breakfast pastries, cookies, candies, confections, cakes, yeast breads, and other baked goods for retail sale.

    CUL 255.2 Careers in the Food and Beverage Industry

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CUL 250 OR DIET 50; AND Course Completion of CUL 250.1. Recommended: Course Completion of CUL 251A or CUL 254 or CUL 256; eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This course provides the job seeker with tools for the development of a career plan in the culinary arts and related fields. Students will research professional roles, and identify essential skills, responsibilities and opportunities in the various fields of food and beverage production, service, operations and management.

    CUL 256 Restaurant Dining Room Service

    2 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 250 (OR DIET 50); AND Minimum Age 18 or older. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Age 18 or older
    Description: Development of restaurant dining room service skills, including table service, large party service, wine pairing and service, and Point of Sale (P.O.S.) system within a working, full service restaurant environment.

    CUL 256.3 Introduction to Front House Operations

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: Provides an introduction to the management of front house operations in a variety of environments, including hotels, restaurants, wineries, and catering businesses. Introduces principles of revenue, profit and cost controls; employee recruiting and training; menu planning and food production; and sales and marketing.

    CUL 256.8 Beverage Management

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This course gives the student an introduction to managing a variety of beverage operations including buying, selling and serving both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Beer, wine, spirits, coffee and tea; businesses serving these products; purchasing, pricing and cost controls; customer service; and the legal and regulatory environment will be discussed.

    CUL 256.9 Restaurant Wine Management

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This course introduces the concept of a wine program within a full service restaurant or wine bar, including purchasing and pricing wine; curating a wine list; developing policies and procedures; and selling and serving wine in a restaurant environment.

    CUL 256.10 Restaurant Operations

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: Theories and practices for restaurant management, including restaurant finances, cost control, menu development, marketing, human resources and legal issues, guest service essentials, hiring, training, supervision, and alcoholic beverage service and standards.

    CUL 256.11 Wine and Food Pairing

    1.5 Units/1.25 hours lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Minimum Age 18 or older. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Must be age 18 or older.
    Description: This course introduces food and wine pairing in professional food service operations. Through lecture, structured tastings, and food preparation, students refine their sensory skills to identify complementary ingredients in foods and wines. This course also includes weekly in-class food and wine tastings.

    CUL 256.12 Restaurant Wine Service

    0.5 Unit/0.75 hour lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 250 or DIET 50; AND Minimum Age 18 or older. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Age 18 or older
    Description: Through evaluating and lecture, the student will develop skills to sell and serve wine in a restaurant setting.

    CUL 261.1 Wedding Cake Baking and Assembly

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern wedding cake baking and assembly. In this hands-on class, students will learn decorating techniques as applied to seasonal and regional wedding cake work.

    CUL 261.2 Fancy Cakes: Chocolate, Marzipan, & Rolled Fondant

    (Formerly CUL 260.3) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both historical and modern fancy cakes. In this hands-on class, students will learn chocolate, marzipan and rolled fondant decorating techniques as applied to regional, national and international fancy cake work.

    CUL 261.3 Holiday Cake Baking

    (Formerly CUL 260.32) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both historical and modern holiday cakes. In this hands-on class, students will learn baking and decorating techniques as applied to regional, national and international holiday cakes.

    CUL 262.1 Artisan Bread Baking

    (Formerly CUL 260.15) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern baking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international artisan bread work.

    CUL 262.2 Sourdough Breads

    (Formerly CUL 260.16) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern baking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international sourdough breads.

    CUL 262.3 Pizza and Focaccia

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern baking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international pizzas and focaccias.

    CUL 262.4 Whole Grain Breads

    (Formerly CUL 260.20) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern baking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international whole grain breads.

    CUL 262.5 Enriched Yeast Breads

    (Formerly CUL 260.17) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern baking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international enriched breads.

    CUL 262.6 Holiday Yeast Breads

    (Formerly CUL 260.18) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern baking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international holiday breads.

    CUL 262.7 Brunch Pastries

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern brunch pastries. In this hands-on class, students will learn baking and laminating skills, as applied to regional, national and international brunch pastries.

    CUL 263.1 Seasonal Pie Baking

    (Formerly CUL 260.25) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern seasonal pies. In this hands-on class, students will learn techniques as applied to regional, national and international seasonal pie baking.

    CUL 263.2 Holiday Pie Baking

    (Formerly CUL 260.34) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern holiday pies. In this hands-on class, students will learn techniques as applied to regional, national and international holiday pie baking.

    CUL 263.3 Seasonal Tart Baking

    (Formerly CUL 260.26) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern seasonal tarts. In this hands-on class, students will learn techniques as applied to regional, national and international seasonal tart baking.

    CUL 263.4 Holiday Tart Baking

    (Formerly CUL 260.33) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern holiday tarts. In this hands-on class, students will learn techniques as applied to regional, national and international holiday tart baking.

    CUL 263.5 Holiday Cookie Baking

    (Formerly CUL 260.31) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern holiday cookies. In this hands-on class, students will learn techniques as applied to regional, national and international holiday cookie baking.

    CUL 264.1 Artisan Chocolates

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both historical and modern artisan chocolates. In this hands-on class, students will learn chocolate making and tempering techniques as applied to regional, national and international chocolate work.

    CUL 264.2 Holiday Candy Making

    (Formerly CUL 260.36) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern holiday candies. In this hands-on class, students will learn techniques as applied to regional, national and international holiday candy making.

    CUL 264.3 Ice Cream, Sorbet and Frozen Desserts

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern frozen desserts. In this hands-on class, students will learn techniques as applied to regional, national and international frozen dessert work.

    CUL 264.4 Gluten-Free Baking

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course introduces students to the theory and techniques of both traditional and modern gluten-free baking. In this hands-on class, students will learn techniques as applied to regional, national and international gluten-free baked goods. Please Note: The class is not taught in a gluten-free facility.

    CUL 270.2 Professional Techniques: Grilling

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern grilling techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines.

    CUL 270.3 Professional Techniques: Smoking Food

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern smoking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines.

    CUL 270.4 Professional Techniques: Stock Making

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern stock making techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines.

    CUL 270.21 Basics of Cooking Techniques

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern basic cooking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines.

    CUL 270.30 Sonoma Wine Country Cuisine

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern wine country cooking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines.

    CUL 270.31 Cooking From Your CSA Box

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern cooking techniques as applied to your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box.

    CUL 275 Special Topics in Ethnic Cuisine

    (Formerly CUL 287) 1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to a particular ethnic cuisine.

    CUL 275.1 French Cuisine: Provence

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the French regional cuisine of Provence.

    CUL 275.2 French Cuisine: Paris

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the French regional cuisine of Paris.

    CUL 275.3 French Cuisine: Burgundy

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the French regional cuisine of Burgundy.

    CUL 275.10 American Regional: Cajun and Creole Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Cajun and Creole cuisine.

    CUL 275.11 American Regional: Southern Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Southern cuisine.

    CUL 275.12 American Regional: Hawaiian Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Hawaiian cuisine.

    CUL 275.15 Japanese Cuisine: Tokyo

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Japanese regional cuisine of Tokyo.

    CUL 275.16 Japanese Cuisine: Osaka

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Japanese regional cuisine of Osaka.

    CUL 275.17 Japanese Cuisine: Street Food

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Japanese regional cuisine specifically focusing on street foods.

    CUL 275.31 Pekinese Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Pekinese cuisine.

    CUL 275.32 Shanghainese Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Shanghainese cuisine.

    CUL 275.33 Hunanese Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Hunanese cuisine.

    CUL 275.34 Cantonese Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Cantonese cuisine.

    CUL 275.35 Hong Kongese Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Hong Kongese cuisine.

    CUL 275.36 Mongolian Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Mongolian cuisine.

    CUL 275.43 Philippine Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Philippine cuisine.

    CUL 275.47 Vietnamese Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Vietnamese cuisine.

    CUL 275.48 Indian Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Indian cuisine.

    CUL 275.49 Malaysian Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Malaysian cuisine.

    CUL 275.64 Greek Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Greek cuisine.

    CUL 275.65 Spanish Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Spanish cuisine.

    CUL 275.66 Mexican Cuisine: Oaxacan

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Mexican regional cuisine of Oaxaca.

    CUL 275.67 Mexican Cuisine: Yucatan

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Mexican regional cuisine of the Yucatan peninsula.

    CUL 275.68 Mexican Cuisine: Veracruz

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Mexican regional cuisine of Veracruz.

    CUL 275.70 Puerto Rican Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Puerto Rican cuisine.

    CUL 275.71 Cuban Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Cuban cuisine.

    CUL 275.80 Northwestern Italian Cuisines

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern basic cooking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines.Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Northwestern Italian cuisines of Valle D'Aosta, Piedmont, Liguria.

    CUL 275.81 Northern Italian Cuisines

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern basic cooking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Northern Italian cuisine of Lombardi.

    CUL 275.82 Northeastern Italian Cuisines

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern basic cooking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Northeastern Italian cuisines of Veneto, Trentio-Alto, Friuli-Venezia-Giulia.

    CUL 275.83 Southern Italian Cuisines

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern basic cooking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Southern Italian cuisines of Campania, Puglia, Calabria, Sicily, Sardinia.

    CUL 275.84 Eastern Central Italian Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to Eastern Central Italian cuisines of Emilia-Romagna and Marche.

    CUL 275.85 Western Central Italian Cuisine

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Cultural foods, historical food trends, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines. Preparation of a variety of dishes common to the Western Central Italian cuisines of Tuscany, Umbria, and Lazio.

    CUL 286.1 Vegan Cooking

    (Formerly CUL 285.11) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Culinary professional presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern vegan cooking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international plant-based dishes.

    CUL 286.2 Market Fresh Vegetarian Cooking

    (Formerly CUL 285.12) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Culinary professional presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern market fresh vegetarian cooking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international plant-based dishes.

    CUL 286.3 Vegetarian Cooking Techniques

    (Formerly CUL 285.21) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Culinary professional presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern vegetarian cooking techniques as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international plant-based dishes.

    CUL 286.4 Vegetarian Soups, Stocks, and Sauces

    (Formerly CUL 285.22) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Culinary professional presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern cooking techniques of Vegetarian soups, stocks, and sauces as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international plant-based dishes.

    CUL 286.5 The Vegetarian's Pantry

    (Formerly CUL 285.23) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Culinary professional presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and supervises and critiques student preparations. Course covers historical and modern techniques of the vegetarian's pantry as applied to gourmet, regional, national, and international plant-based dishes.

    CUL 286.6 Vegetarian Fermentation

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and instructs students through hands-on class. Course covers traditional and modern vegetarian fermentation techniques as applied to regional and global plant-based dishes.

    CUL 286.7 Vegetarian Pressure Cooking

    0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Professional chef presents theory, demonstrates techniques, and instructs students through hands-on class. Course covers traditional and modern vegetarian pressure cooking techniques as applied to regional and global plant-based dishes using a pressure cooker.

  • Dance (DANCE)

    DANCE 2 Survey of Dance History

    (Formerly PE 40) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: A historical survey of dance in Western civilization from ancient times through the 21st century. This course includes the significance of dance as ritual, social tradition and as an art form and examines the development of ballet, modern dance and other contemporary dance forms.

    DANCE 3.1 Choreography I

    (Formerly PE 25.1) 2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 16.1 and DANCE 10.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course focuses on the fundamentals of the choreographic process and devices, emphasizing basic principles of space, time and energy. Students will choreograph dance studies applying a variety of choreographic approaches and techniques.

    DANCE 10.1 Introduction to Dance Movement

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introductory dance class designed for the student with no prior dance experience. Basic dance skills, techniques, and general dance vocabulary common to all genres of dance will be covered.

    DANCE 10.2 Introduction to Dance Genres: Ballet, Modern, Jazz

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introductory dance class designed for the student with no dance training in the primary theatrical dance forms: ballet, modern, jazz. Will familiarize students with the unique attributes of each of these genre of dance classes and include units on each of the dance forms which will introduce the student to the basic skills, techniques, and vocabulary of these genres. Recommended prior to the beginning level in any of these dance forms.

    DANCE 11.1 Ballet I

    (Formerly PE 27.1) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 10.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course for beginning (Level I) dancers covers beginning ballet principles and skills in the areas of technique, movement, vocabulary, style, and musicality. The course also includes basic ballet aesthetics and performance skills.

    DANCE 11.2 Ballet II

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 11.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course, for advanced-beginning (Level II) dancers with prior ballet experience, covers advanced-beginning (Level II) ballet principles and skills in the areas of technique, movement, vocabulary, style, and musicality. The course also includes ballet aesthetics and performance skills as they pertain to advanced-beginning (Level II) ballet.

    DANCE 11.3 Ballet III

    (Formerly PE 27.2) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 11.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course, for low-intermediate (Level III) dancers with prior ballet experience, covers low-intermediate (Level III) ballet principles and skills in the areas of technique, movement, vocabulary, style, and musicality. The course also includes ballet aesthetics and emphasizes performance skills as they pertain to low-intermediate (Level III) ballet.

    DANCE 11.4 Ballet IV

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 11.3. Limits on enrollment: By audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course, for intermediate (Level IV) dancers with prior ballet experience, covers intermediate (Level IV) ballet principles and skills in the areas of technique, movement, vocabulary, style, and musicality. The course also includes ballet aesthetics and emphasizes performance skills as they pertain to intermediate (Level IV) ballet.

    DANCE 11.5 Ballet V

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 11.4. Limits on enrollment: By audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course, for high-intermediate (Level V) dancers with prior ballet experience, covers high-intermediate (Level V) ballet principles and skills in the areas of technique, movement, vocabulary, style, and musicality. The course also includes ballet aesthetics and emphasizes performance skills as they pertain to high-intermediate (Level V) ballet.

    DANCE 11.6 Ballet VI

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 11.5. Limits on enrollment: By audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course, for advanced (Level VI) dancers with prior ballet experience, covers advanced (Level VI) ballet principles and skills in the areas of technique, movement, vocabulary, style, and musicality. The course also includes ballet aesthetics and emphasizes performance skills as they pertain to advanced (Level VI) ballet.

    DANCE 13.1 Jazz Dance I

    (Formerly PE 30.1A) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 10.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course for beginning (Level I) dancers covers fundamentals of jazz dance in the areas of technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. The course also covers beginning (Level I) jazz dance choreography and performance skills.

    DANCE 13.2 Jazz Dance II

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 13.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course, for advanced-beginning (Level II) dancers with prior jazz dance experience, focuses on advanced-beginning (Level II) jazz dance training in the areas of technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. The course also includes advanced-beginning (Level II) jazz dance choreography and performance skills.

    DANCE 13.3 Jazz Dance III

    (Formerly PE 30.2) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 13.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course for low- intermediate (Level III) dancers focuses on low- intermediate (Level III) jazz dance training in the areas of technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. The course also includes experiences in jazz dance choreography and emphasizes performance skills. May include a performance in a dance concert.

    DANCE 13.4 Jazz Dance IV

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 13.3.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course for intermediate (Level IV) dancers focuses on intermediate jazz dance training in the areas of technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. The course also emphasizes jazz dance choreography and emphasizes performance skills. May include a performance in a dance concert.

    DANCE 13.5 Jazz Dance V

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 13.4.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course for high-intermediate (Level V) dancers focuses on high-intermediate (Level V) jazz dance training in the areas of technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. The course also emphasizes jazz dance choreography and emphasizes performance skills. May include a performance in a dance concert.

    DANCE 13.6 Jazz Dance VI

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 13.5.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course for advanced (Level VI) dancers focuses on advanced (Level VI) jazz dance training in the areas of technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. The course also emphasizes jazz dance choreography and emphasizes performance skills. May include a performance in a dance concert.

    DANCE 14.1 Contemporary Dance I

    (Formerly DANCE 14) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 10.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Contemporary dance draws from ballet modern and jazz dance techniques. This beginning (Level I) course follows a dance class format including center warm-ups, progressions, and combinations. The choreography will focus on clearly displayed emotional moods and fast-moving choreographic strategies, with an emphasis on innovation and stylized movement.

    DANCE 14.2 Contemporary Dance II

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 14.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Contemporary dance draws from ballet, modern, and jazz dance techniques. This Level II course follows a dance class format including center warm-ups, progressions, and combinations. The choreography focuses on interpretation of the mood of the music or the lyrics of the songs.

    DANCE 14.3 Contemporary Dance III

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 11.2 and Course Completion of DANCE 13.2 ( or PE 30.1B).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Contemporary dance draws from ballet, modern, jazz, and contemporary techniques. This level III course follows a dance class format including center warm-ups, progressions, and combinations. The choreography will focus on clearly displayed emotional moods and fast-moving choreographic strategies, with an emphasis on innovation and stylized movement.

    DANCE 14.4 Contemporary Dance IV

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 14.3.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Contemporary dance draws from ballet, modern, jazz, and contemporary techniques. This Level IV course follows a dance class format including center warm-ups, progressions, and combinations. The choreography will focus on clearly displayed emotional moods and fast-moving choreographic strategies, with an emphasis on innovation and stylized movement.

    DANCE 16.1 Modern Dance I

    (Formerly PE 28.1) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 10.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is for beginning (Level I) dancers with limited modern dance training. Emphasis is on beginning (Level I) modern dance skills in the areas of technique and movement vocabulary, as well as the use of space, time, and energy. This course will include basic modern dance improvisation, choreography, and performance skills.

    DANCE 16.2 Modern Dance II

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 16.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is for advanced- beginning (Level II) dancers with some prior modern dance training, and emphasizes advanced-beginning (Level II) modern dance skills in the areas of technique and movement vocabulary, and the use of space, time, and energy. This course also includes advanced-beginning (Level II) modern dance improvisation, choreography, and performance skills.

    DANCE 16.3 Modern Dance III

    (Formerly PE 28.2) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 16.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is for low- intermediate (Level III) level dancers and covers low- intermediate (Level III) modern dance skills in the areas of technique and movement vocabulary. Also includes the use of space, time, and energy. This course also includes improvisation, experiences in choreography, and a focus on performance skills.

    DANCE 16.4 Modern Dance IV

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 16.3.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course for intermediate (Level IV) dancers covers intermediate (Level IV) modern dance skills in the areas of technique and movement vocabulary as well as the use of space, time, and energy. The course also includes improvisation, experiences in choreography, and a focus on refinement of performance skills.

    DANCE 16.5 Modern Dance V

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 16.4.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course for high- intermediate (Level V) dancers covers high- intermediate (Level V) modern dance skills in the areas of technique and movement vocabulary as well as the use of space, time, and energy. The course also includes improvisation, experiences in choreography, and a focus on refinement of performance skills.

    DANCE 16.6 Modern Dance VI

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 16.5.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course for advanced (Level VI) dancers covers advanced (Level VI) modern dance skills in the areas of technique and movement vocabulary as well as the use of space, time, and energy. The course also includes improvisation, experiences in choreography, and a focus on refinement of performance skills.

    DANCE 21.1 Hip Hop/Funk I

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 10.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course will introduce students to the fundamentals (Level I) of the hip hop/funk dance style derived from the current dance vernacular and culture. Classes will include warm-up exercises, isolations, floor stretches, and strengthening specific to the hip hop/funk style of dance. This course will also include locomotor movements ("across-the-floor") and center combinations.

    DANCE 21.2 Hip Hop/Funk II

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 21.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This advanced-beginning (Level II) hip hop/ funk course will allow students to continue the study of hip hop/funk dance as it applies to technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. This class incorporates styles and choreography used in the current dance vernacular and culture.

    DANCE 21.3 Hip Hop/Funk III

    (Formerly PE 59.2) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 21.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This low-intermediate (Level III) hip hop/ funk course will allow students to continue the study of hip hop/funk dance as it applies to technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. This class incorporates styles and choreography used in the current dance vernacular and culture.

    DANCE 21.4 Hip Hop/Funk IV

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 21.3.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This intermediate (Level IV) hip hop/ funk course will allow students to continue the study of hip hop/funk dance as it applies to technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. This class incorporates styles and choreography used in the current dance vernacular and culture.

    DANCE 21.5 Hip Hop/Funk V

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 21.4.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This high- intermediate (Level V) hip hop/funk course will allow students to continue the study of hip hop/funk dance as it applies to technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. This class incorporates styles and choreography used in the current dance vernacular and culture.

    DANCE 21.6 Hip Hop/Funk VI

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 21.5.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This advanced (Level VI) hip hop/funk course will allow students to continue the study of hip hop/funk dance as it applies to technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. This class incorporates styles and choreography used in the current dance vernacular and culture.

    DANCE 27 Dance Production: Experience

    (Formerly PE 31.2) 2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in THAR 11.8. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 11.3, DANCE 13.3, DANCE 16.3 OR DANCE 21.3. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: In this course designed for intermediate to advanced dancers, students will rehearse and prepare to perform faculty and student-choreographed dances for the annual dance performance. The focus is on developing technical and performance skills, as well as a professional work ethic in relation to rehearsing and practicing choreography. The course will serve as an introduction to the pre-production facets of dance production. Intended for dancers who have not previously performed in the SRJC annual dance performance.
    4 Enrollments Total

    DANCE 28 Choreography for Performance

    (Formerly PE 31.3) 2 Units/6 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in THAR 11.8. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 3.1 and DANCE 27. Limits on enrollment: By audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to give intermediate to advanced dance students the opportunity to develop choreography from initial concept through completion and performance. Students will conduct rehearsals, receive feedback on choreography, show their work, and prepare to present dances in the annual dance production. Students in this course may also perform in dances choreographed by fellow students.
    4 Enrollments Total

    DANCE 29 Dance Performance and Touring Company

    2 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 11.3, DANCE 13.3, DANCE 16.3 OR DANCE 21.3. For choreographers completion of DANCE 3.1. Limits on enrollment: By Audition Only
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: For the intermediate through advanced dance student, the Dance Performance and Touring Company class provides an experience of dancing and touring with a pre-professional dance company. Collaboratively the faculty and class/company members create a short theme-based performance, designed to increase audience appreciation of dance as an art form. Students develop their own choreography and perform both student and faculty pieces in a variety of venues focusing on performance in K-12 settings and community dance performances.
    4 Enrollments Total

    DANCE 32 Dance Repertory

    (Formerly DANCE 72) 1.5 Units/4.5 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: By audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: In this class, intermediate through advanced dancers will rehearse and practice one or more faculty-choreographed concert pieces. Each piece may be a work from the repertory of the choreographer or may be a new work set on the dancers.
    4 Enrollments Total

    DANCE 37.1 Ballroom Dance I

    1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 10.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course establishes a solid foundation in ballroom dance technique and basic skills. Dances may include: foxtrot, waltz, swing, and cha cha, with possible introduction to other ballroom dances and/or Latin dances.

    DANCE 37.2 Ballroom Dance II

    1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 37.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A continuation of the fundamentals of social ballroom dance. Presentation of skills, technique and step patterns of greater complexity in foxtrot, waltz, cha cha and swing. Introduction of the basic skills and patterns of rumba, samba, tango, and Viennese waltz. May include performance in a dance concert.

    DANCE 47 Dances of the African Diaspora I

    (Formerly DANCE 87.1) 1-2 Units/Up to 0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course will introduce students to African Diaspora dance, specifically the history, technique and performance of various styles of African Dance from the Caribbean, Haiti, Senegal, Guinea, Nigera and the Congo regions of Africa. This course will emphasize musicality and the introduction of percussive rhythms as well as increase students' endurance, coordination, agility and flexibility.
    4 Enrollments Total

    DANCE 52 Dance Improvisation Techniques

    (Formerly DANCE 35) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 10.1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In Dance Improvisation, students will focus on exploration of the aesthetic dance elements of space, time and energy and is designed to train the mind and body to respond and explore individual movement experiences. Dance improvisation can be structured in solo, duet and group improvisations, and is for dancers of all levels of technique and movement interests.
    4 Enrollments Total

    DANCE 57 The History of Jazz Dance

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A (or ESL 10) or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, jazz dance, an American dance form that originated in the African Diaspora, will be explored from its roots in African dance and the adaptations and evolution of African dances during slavery; to social dances such as the Lindy Hop; through its development in the dance studio, on stage and screen. The origins of tap dance & hip-hop will also be touched on as branches of the same roots as those of jazz dance. You will become familiar with the major contributors to jazz dance including those over-looked in the past. We will examine issues of cultural appropriation and racism in the context of the history of jazz dance in America. Finally, we will look at the status of jazz dance in the 21st century and consider perspectives on jazz dance in the context of the current socio-political climate.

    DANCE 61 Dance Conditioning and Somatic Practices

    1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will be introduced to various types of stretching, strengthening, and body alignment exercises for dance. This course combines techniques and skills from various body therapy programs (e.g., Feldenkrais, Laban Somatic Movement, floor Barre and Gyrokinesis) to enhance student's flexibility and strength.
    Total 2 Times

    DANCE 68.1 Rhythm Tap Dance I

    (Formerly DANCE 18.1) 1.5 Units/0.75 hour lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, students will develop the fundamental skills for beginning level tap dance. Students will also learn and refine the underlying foundations of tap dance techniques and terminology and continue to develop a greater understanding of both classic and rhythm tap dance. While learning to achieve greater clarity of sound and development of enhanced dynamics, tone and shading, students will gain a greater awareness of the range of steps and sounds within tap dance technique. Students will develop ankle and knee flexibility, improved overall bodily coordination, and a greater understanding of musicality in relationship to the rhythms. Students are encouraged to explore their unique individuality through tap combinations while gaining confidence and attempting new challenges. Students will be required to wear tap shoes for this class.
    4 Times in any Comb of Levels

    DANCE 88.1 Latin Dance I

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 10.1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course establishes basic knowledge of Latin dances. Practice of basic Salsa, Bachata, Meringue, Cha Cha and other Latin dance techniques will be covered.

    DANCE 88.2 Latin Dance II

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 88.1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course establishes an intermediate level knowledge of Latin dances. Practice of intermediate level Salsa, Bachata, Meringue, Cha Cha and other Latin dance techniques will be covered.

    DANCE 88.3 Latin Dance III

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 88.2.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course establishes a high-intermediate level knowledge of Latin Dances. Practice of high-intermediate level Salsa, Bachata, Meringue, Cha Cha and other Latin dance techniques will be covered.

    DANCE 88.4 Latin Dance IV

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of DANCE 88.3.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course establishes an advanced level knowledge of Latin Dances. Practice of advanced level Salsa, Bachata, Meringue, Cha Cha and other Latin dance techniques will be covered.

    DANCE 150 Teaching Dance Techniques

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: Students enrolling in this class must have prior approval from the supervising faculty member.
    Description: The course will cover the fundamental philosophies, techniques and methods for developing progressions and programs in dance instruction. Special attention will on how to successfully assist an instructor in a dance technique class in order to optimize learning experiences. Student will assist faculty in a classroom environment for a semester.

  • Dental Education - Assisting (DA)

    DA 60 Applied Dental Science

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in DE 51. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance into an Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The study of dental terminology, basic anatomy of the oral cavity, dental anatomy and physiology, tooth morphology, classifications of cavities and documenting conditions of the teeth. The content of this course will be taught through a combined lecture and laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed on intraoral and extraoral landmarks, restorative documentation and tooth morphology.

    DA 62 Introduction to Dental Procedures

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in DE 51. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Course focuses on clinical dental assisting skills and responsibilities for the clinical area of the dental office. Covers topical anesthetic placement and the indications and contraindications of use; common medical emergencies in dental offices and protocols for prevention and management; instrument and equipment identification, their use and maintenance; properties of dental materials; restorative procedures that include amalgam, composite and bonding, crown and bridge preparation and delivery, types and care of removable appliances.

    DA 63 Dental Specialties

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DA 62. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, students will learn the theory and practice of assisting and instrumentation in dental specialties. Course emphasizes utilization of assistants in orthodontics, periodontics, pediatrics, and oral maxillofacial surgery and introduces terminology and instruments specifically for each specialty.

    DA 64 Advanced Dental Assisting

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DA 62. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, students will learn theory and practice as they develop pre-clinical skills for tasks performed by a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA). Students will meet standards of competency related to these tasks. Manikins are used for most of instruction and student demonstration.

    DA 65 Dental Science

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DA 60. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, students will learn the etiology, recognition and prevention of dental disease. Course emphasizes pharmacology, oral pathology, periodontology, and community dental health. Students will gain knowledge in the science and manipulation of alginate, gypsum, fluoride, sealants and teeth whitening products. The didactic and clinical components meet the requirements for a California State approved course in both coronal polish and pit and fissure sealant certificates.

    DA 66.2 Clinical Seminar

    (Formerly DA 66.1A) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DA 62 and DE 55A; Concurrent Enrollment in DA 66.2L. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to the Allied Dental Programs
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Weekly seminars to discuss, evaluate and review both clinical experiences and the RDA examination application process.

    DA 66.2L Clinical Practice

    (Formerly DA 66.1B) 5 Units/15.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DA 62 and DE 55A; Concurrent Enrollment in DA 66.2. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to the Allied Dental Programs
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Clinical practice to perform entry level clinical skills in private, general and specialty dental offices in Sonoma County. Experience in chairside techniques with the emphasis on performance of the Registered Dental Assisting (RDA) tasks.

  • Dental Education - Hygiene (DH)

    DH 69 Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in DH 71A and DE 51. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides the student with the basics in the prevention and management of medical emergencies in the dental practice. Emphasis is on the recognition of clinical signs and symptoms of emergencies and the prevention of emergency escalation. The management of medical emergencies is outlined along with drugs and equipment utilized in an emergency.

    DH 70 Dental Anatomy and Tooth Morphology

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71A. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to the Allied Dental Programs
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The study of the dental terminology, tooth morphology, structures of the oral cavity, classification of cavities, and charting conditions of the teeth. Aspects related to dental hygiene care such as root morphology, restorative charting, occlusion, and dental anomalies are emphasized.

    DH 71A Clinical Dental Hygiene Care and Theory 1

    (Formerly DH 71) 5 Units/2 hours lecture, 9 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in DH 70 AND Course Completion or Current Enrollment in DE 50 and DE 51 and DE 55A. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance into a Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Provides the student hygienist with a broad theoretical basis to perform clinical aspects of dental hygiene practice in the evolving profession of dental hygiene and the dental hygiene process of care. Infection control protocols established by the California Board of Dental Examiners and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be implemented.

    DH 71B Clinical Dental Hygiene Care and Theory 2

    5 Units/2 hours lecture, 9 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 71A; AND Concurrent Enrollment in DH 72 and DH 75 and DH 74 and DH 76; AND Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DE 55B.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Application of the dental hygiene process of care guided by the human needs conceptual model to promote oral health and wellness. The course includes laboratory and clinical experiences in patient assessments, problem identification (dental hygiene diagnosis), dental hygiene care planning, case presentation and implementation of dental hygiene care at the beginner level (preventive and therapeutic procedures, oral health education). Evaluation of dental hygiene care/oral health goals attainment is also emphasized as an essential component of the dental hygiene process.

    DH 71C Clinical Dental Hygiene Care and Theory 3

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 71B and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 78.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed for continuity of clinical application of the dental hygiene process for delivering patient-centered care initiated in the previous clinical course. The course will consist of seminar and clinical experiences. Students will continue to develop skills by working with patients in the Santa Rosa Junior College Dental Hygiene clinic.

    DH 71D Clinical Dental Hygiene Care and Theory 4

    (Formerly DH 82) 7 Units/2 hours lecture, 15 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course completion of DH 71C; AND Concurrent enrollment in DH 79 AND Concurrent enrollment in DH 80..
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will demonstrate advanced instrumentation principles, gingival curettage, pain control, and radiographic interpretation for treatment planning. Self-assessment skills will continue to be developed by working with patients in the Santa Rosa Junior College Dental Hygiene Clinic.

    DH 71E Clinical Dental Hygiene Care and Theory 5

    (Formerly DH 84) 7 Units/2 hours lecture, 15 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 71D AND Concurrent Enrollment in DH 83 and DH 85.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A seminar and clinical course designed to continue to expand and develop dental hygiene skills in preventive and maintenance therapy. Students will become proficient in provision of dental hygiene services by working with patients in the Santa Rosa Junior College Dental Hygiene Clinic.

    DH 72 Oral Health Education

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 71A; AND Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71B. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance into the program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will be introduced to the educational theory and practice of oral hygiene care. The primary focus will be on educational techniques to assist individuals and groups in making informed decisions with regard to oral health promotion and disease prevention. Personal mechanical removal of bacterial plaque through use of toothbrushes and oral physiotherapy aids is emphasized.

    DH 74 Head and Neck Anatomy, Histology and Embryology

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 70. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course emphasizes the structures of the head and neck. Specific focus will be placed on knowledge necessary for clinical application. The histology and embryology components of the course deliver the foundation of knowledge necessary to understand pathology and developmental disturbances encountered in dentistry.

    DH 75 Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 71A. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance into Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The clinical usage of the therapeutic agents used in the practice of dentistry. The indications, dosage, methods of administration, contraindications and side effects of these agents will be studied to give the student hygienist a foundation in the physical manifestations to be expected in drug administration.

    DH 76 Dental Materials for the Dental Hygienist

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 70 and DH 71A. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The study of the science and use of dental materials, where students will gain knowledge of the basic science, behavior, and manipulation of dental materials in a framework that enables adaptation to the rapidly evolving array of new dental materials and techniques in the professional arena.

    DH 78 Local Anesthesia/Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation

    1 Unit/0.75 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 74 and DH 75. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance in program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will learn techniques of pain control by the administration of local anesthetics and nitrous oxide/conscious sedation. The course will cover treating the more complex clinical patient during advanced dental hygiene care procedures.

    DH 79 Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 74 and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 80 and DH 71D.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The study of the structural, functional, and environmental factors associated with the normal and diseased periodontium. An emphasis will be placed on the etiology, pathology, and therapeutic and preventive treatment modalities of periodontal disease.

    DH 80 Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 74 and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 79. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to the Allied Dental Programs. Students are accepted into a Dental Program through the application process and as a cohort and take courses in sequential order.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to provide an introduction to clinical and diagnostic general and oral pathology. Emphasis will be placed on the recognition of the presence of abnormalities. The student will gain foundational knowledge upon which to base a differential diagnosis of any lesion which is likely to be met in the general dental practice.

    DH 81 Community Dental Health

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 72. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance into the program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will learn the principles of public health through classroom and field experience and participate in a community service learning experience.This course is designed to provide an insight into the opportunities for dental hygienists to work in community settings and public health.

    DH 83 Ethics, Jurisprudence & Practice Mgmt for Dental Hygienist

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71E ( or DH 84).
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The study of jurisprudence, ethics, and practice management as related to dental hygiene care. A personal philosophy toward professional conduct, continuous quality improvement, self-assessment and peer evaluation is developed.

    DH 85 Advanced Periodontal Dental Hygiene Care

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 79 and Concurrent Enrollment in DH 71E.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Advanced principles of periodontology for the dental hygienist, including the role of the dental hygienist in identifying appropriate surgical modalities for treatment of periodontal diseases and providing post surgical specialized periodontal maintenance care.

    DH 86 Integration of Dental Hygiene and Dentistry

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DH 76. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will be provided an overview of the various specialties of dentistry, to facilitate collaboration with dental and medical healthcare providers. Students will utilize resources for referrals, understand the legalities of the professional practice of dental hygiene and integrate all of these concepts into comprehensive patient care.

  • Dental Education (Assisting & Hygiene) (DE)

    DE 50 Introduction to the Dental Profession

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in DE 51. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to the Allied Dental Programs
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to the field of dentistry and the educational requirements, roles and responsibilities of each member of the dental team, including the dentist, registered dental hygienist, and registered dental assistant. Legal and ethical concepts are introduced in this course.

    DE 51 Occupational Health and Safety

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in DE 50 and DE 55A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to the Allied Dental Programs
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The science and principles of current infection control protocol, dental office safety and accident prevention. Focus is on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines for Infection Control in Dentistry and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard.

    DE 55A Introduction to Dental Radiology

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in DE 51. Limits on enrollment: Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Instruction in the basic principles of radiology including history, physics, characteristics, biological effects, equipment, film and digital imaging, infection control and safety. The techniques of film or sensor placement and exposure, mounting films and evaluation of images will be covered.

    DE 55B Dental Radiology

    1 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DE 55A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Instruction in the advanced imaging technique of the extraoral panoramic dental radiology. Emphasis is on evaluation and interpretation of intraoral and panoramic images utilizing recognition of anatomical landmarks, dental anatomy, restorations, and disease processes. Patient dental radiological services are provided by students after competency is demonstrated on manikins.

  • Diesel/Equipment Technology (DET)

    DET 179 Diesel Equipment Foundation and Safety

    (Formerly DET 80) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of IED 190.
    Description: Introduction to diesel powered equipment repair. The course is designed to be a foundation and safety course for the DET program. An overview of on and off highway equipment (i.e. agricultural, construction, public transportation and trucking equipment). Topics include: careers, employability skills, workplace practices, safety, personal protection equipment, basic first aid, tooling, lubricants, fasteners, bearings, seals, and lifting equipment.

    DET 181 Preventive Maintenance and Inspection

    (Formerly DET 81) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DET 179, DET 182A, DET 182B, DET 184, DET 185, DET 188, DET 189; AND Course Completion or Current Enrollment in IED 190, AUTO 120, and AUTO 126. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: The study of preventive maintenance and inspection practices as related to diesel powered vehicles and machinery. Preventive maintenance inspections are practiced.

    DET 182A Diesel Engine Systems

    (Formerly DET 82A) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 AND Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DET 179.
    Description: The operating principles and overhaul of the heavy duty diesel engine and related systems. Course involves disassembly and reassembly of engines, using service manuals to inspect components and analyze component failures.

    DET 182B Diesel Fuel Systems

    (Formerly DET 82B) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DET 182A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100; and DET 179.
    Description: An in-depth study of heavy duty diesel engine fuel and electronic control systems. Students perform service, maintenance and diagnosis of diesel engine fuel systems.

    DET 184 Mobile Hydraulic Systems

    (Formerly DET 84) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100; and Course Completion of DET 179 and IED 190.
    Description: Study of the theory, application and component parts of hydraulic systems. Emphasizes fundamentals in inspection, troubleshooting and repair of hydraulic components commonly used in agricultural and construction equipment.

    DET 185 Heavy Duty Chassis and Undercarriage Systems

    (Formerly DET 85) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of DET 179.
    Description: The study of heavy-duty chassis and undercarriage systems including steering, braking, and suspension systems utilized on trucks, agricultural equipment and construction equipment.

    DET 188 Heavy-Duty Power Train Systems

    (Formerly DET 88) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DET 179.
    Description: In depth study of heavy duty drivetrain. Course covers theory, operation, diagnosis, service and overhaul of clutches, manual transmissions and rear axle assemblies.

    DET 189 Heavy Duty Equipment Electrical Systems

    (Formerly DET 89) 3 Units/2.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of DET 179.
    Description: Principles of operation of electrical and electronic components and systems used in medium/heavy duty trucks, public transportation, construction and agricultural equipment. Introduction to electronic control systems.

  • Dietetic Technology (DIET)

    DIET 50 Sanitation and Safety

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Basic principles of sanitation and safety and the applications of these principles to a food service operation. Emphasis on the supervisor's responsibility to maintain a sanitary and safe work environment.

    DIET 52 Management Training Techniques

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will prepare for leadership and supervisorial responsibilities with emphasis on managing a food service operation, including interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating employees; using foodservice performance metrics to manage an operating budget; and preparing operation for review by regulatory inspectors.

    DIET 55 Food Production Management

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of CSKLS 371 or higher (MATH) or qualifying placement. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will learn about the fundamentals of food service management in the healthcare setting (hospitals, intermediate and long term care). It provides training in menu development and recipe standardization; food selection, purchasing, storage, preparation and service; cleaning and waste disposal; equipment selection and maintenance; evaluating quality, efficiency, and safety of food service system; kitchen design; cost and inventory control; emergency plans; and complying with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

    DIET 70 Introduction to Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Professional roles, skills, responsibilities and opportunities in the fields of nutrition, dietetics and food service management. Introduction to the history of the profession, related government agencies, scientific literature and resources, and professional code of ethics.

    DIET 107.1 Dietetic Technician 1: Lecture

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DIET 70 (OR FDNT 70), DIET 50, DIET 176, DIET 191, PHYSIO 58, DIET 176L; AND Concurrent Enrollment in DIET 107.1L.
    Description: Application of nutrition and dietetics concepts to development of entry-level skills and competencies for the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR), in inpatient food and nutrition settings, including both acute care and long-term care, as required by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

    DIET 107.1L Dietetic Technician 1: Supervised Field Experience

    4 Units/12 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DIET 70 (OR FDNT 70), DIET 50, DIET 176, DIET 176L, DIET 191, and PHYSIO 58. Concurrent enrollment in DIET 107.1. Limits on enrollment: Students must have the following immunizations: MMR, Varicella-Zoster, Tetanus or TDAP, PPD (2 tests completed, one week apart), Rubella, and Hepatitis B (students must have completed the first two doses prior to starting clinical), and flu shot. Students must pass a background clearance.
    Description: The course includes supervised field experience (SFE) where students perform entry-level skills and competencies for the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) in inpatient food and nutrition settings, including both acute care and long-term care.

    DIET 107.2 Dietetic Technician 2: Lecture

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DIET 70 (OR FDNT 70), DIET 50, DIET 176, DIET 176L, DIET 191; AND Concurrent Enrollment in DIET 107.2L.
    Description: Application of nutrition and dietetics concepts to development of entry-level skills and competencies for the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR), in community nutrition settings, as required by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

    DIET 107.2L Dietetic Technician 2: Supervised Field Experience

    4 Units/12 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DIET 70 (OR FDNT 70), DIET 50, DIET 176, DIET 176L, and DIET 191. Concurrent enrollment in DIET 107.2.. Limits on enrollment: Students must pass a background clearance.
    Description: The course includes supervised field experience (SFE) where students perform entry-level skills and competencies for the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) in community nutrition settings.

    DIET 176 Applied Nutrition Therapy

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FDNT 10 and Concurrent Enrollment in DIET 176L.
    Description: Entry-level skills for Dietetic Technician, Registered, and Certified Dietary Manager working with nutrition screening, assessment, development of nutrition care plans and health-promoting client education and counseling. Application of these skills to provide meals to patients with a variety of medical conditions and gain knowledge of kitchen operations in a long term care facility. Includes clinical supervised field experience component in lab portion of the class.

    DIET 176L Applied Nutrition Therapy Lab

    1 Unit/3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FDNT 10 and Concurrent Enrollment in DIET 176. Limits on enrollment: Students must have the following immunizations: MMR, Varicella-Zoster, Tetanus or TDAP, PPD (2 tests completed, one week apart), Rubella, and Hepatitis B (students must have competed the first two doses prior to starting clinical), and flu shot. Students must pass a background clearance.
    Description: Students perform entry-level skills for Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) and Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) in a clinical setting under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian, Certified Dietary Manager or Dietetic Technician, Registered.

    DIET 191 Counseling and Group Facilitation Skills in Healthcare

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: This is a survey and practical application course of interview and counseling techniques appropriate for professionals in Nutrition, Fitness, and Health Sciences, with an emphasis on health promotion. Theoretical focuses include Client Centered approach, Motivational Interviewing, Transtheoretical Model of Behavior change, Acceptance Based Counseling and other theories of motivation.

  • Disability Resources Department (DRD)

    DRD 313 Success Strategies for Promoting Mental Health

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course is designed to promote the academic success of students with mental health conditions. Students will gain a basic understanding of common factors that contribute to mental health conditions, as well as strategies to improve emotional regulation, stress management, and self-advocacy.

    DRD 352 Stress Management for Academic Success

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course will explore principles and techniques of stress management. It also includes topics specific to disability management.

    DRD 363 Introduction to Career Development

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: In this course, students will address career planning and job search techniques, with an emphasis on career interests and values, labor market trends, job seeking and interview skills, and disability management in the work place.

    DRD 368.1 College Success 1: Notetaking and Time Management

    (Formerly DRD 360.1) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course provides opportunities for students to explore and practice organization, time management, and note-taking skills. It also includes topics specific to the use of disability related services and campus resources.

    DRD 368.2 College Success 2: Comprehension and Test Taking Strategies

    (Formerly DRD 360.2) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course provides opportunities for students to explore and practice concentration, memory, reading strategies, test preparation, and test-taking strategies. It also includes topics specific to disability related services and campus resources.

    DRD 370.1A Introduction to College and Career Preparation 1

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course addresses career preparation strategies and resources for students with disabilities. In addition, students will identify opportunities for involvement in campus and community activities, and career technical education.

    DRD 370.1B Introduction to College and Career Preparation 2

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DRD 370.1A.
    Description: This course addresses the development of a career goal and an academic plan for students with disabilities. In addition, students will learn about opportunities for involvement in campus activities and career technical education.

    DRD 370.2A Career Development and Work Experience 1

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DRD 370.1B.
    Description: This course addresses identifying appropriate work experience opportunities, volunteer and paid, on and off campus for students with disabilities. In addition, students will be supported in attending campus, community, and career technical education opportunities and activities.

    DRD 370.2B Career Development and Work Experience 2

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DRD 370.2A.
    Description: This course addresses the development of work experience and job search strategies for students with disabilities. In addition, students will be supported in participating in campus, community, and career technical education opportunities and activities.

    DRD 370.3A Transition to Employment 1

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DRD 370.2B.
    Description: This course addresses the development of a plan for on-the-job support and disability management in the workplace for students with disabilities. In addition, students will initiate the planning of a campus and/or community event or activity.

    DRD 370.3B Transition to Employment 2

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of DRD 370.3A.
    Description: This course addresses students with disabilities transition to employment from college and the implementation of their plan for on-the-job supports. In addition, students will implement and host a campus or community event or activity.

    DRD 390.2 Communication Skills

    1.5 Units/0.5 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course will provide students with an overview of the communicative process and strategies for effective communication in daily life, especially focusing on school and workplace environments, as they relate to individuals with disabilities. Students will identify and apply strategies that address the functional limitations of their disability.

    DRD 390.3 Success at Work

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course provides students with an overview of the skills and knowledge an effective employee possesses. Course content includes information specific to the needs of an individual with a disability in the workplace. It is recommended that students who enroll in this course be currently employed or have a recent work history.

    DRD 391 College Resources and Strategies

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: This course provides students with an overview of college resources, community resources, and strategies that contribute to the academic success of students with disabilities. This course also addresses how students can safely and effectively access college and community resources.

    DRD 700 Learning Strategies

    0 Unit/3 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This non-credit course is designed for students with disabilities who require specialized instruction and/or support to maximize their college success. Students may participate in a variety of individual and group instruction and/or other academic support activities.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    DRD 705 Coping Strategies for Hearing Loss

    0 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course provides education and support for adults with hearing loss. The course focuses on topics such as hearing technology (cochlear implants and hearing aids), community resources, and overcoming communication challenges.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    DRD 761 Job Search Strategies

    (Formerly DRD 761B) 0 Unit/3 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course provides exploration and application of job search strategies for students with disabilities.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    DRD 784 Assistive Technology Training Center Lab

    (Formerly DRD 783) 0 Unit/2 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course explores access and other technology for students with disabilities in a lab or classroom setting. Students may work independently, participate in group and/or individual instruction, structured workshops and other academic support activities after meeting with an Access Technology Specialist.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Earth and Space Science (ERTHS)

    ERTHS 49 Independent Study in Earth Sciences

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal (including a written description of project objectives and methods) by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair, and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Independent study in an Earth Science or Astronomy related discipline by literature, field, or laboratory research. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    ERTHS 85.1 Pepperwood Natural History: Physical Environment

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A survey of the natural history of the Pepperwood Preserve, emphasizing earth sciences and native cultures (offered Fall semester only). Laboratory hours are primarily in the field and will include hiking over uneven terrain. This course (along with BIO/ERTHS 85.2) is a component of the Pepperwood Preserve Steward training program.

    ERTHS 85.2 Pepperwood Natural History- Biotic Environment

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A survey of the natural history of the Pepperwood Preserve, emphasizing the flora, fauna, and ecology (offered Spring semester only). Laboratory hours are primarily in the field and will include hiking over uneven terrain. This course (along with BIO/ERTHS 85.1) is a component of the Pepperwood Preserve Steward training program.

  • Economics (ECON)

    ECON 1 Principles of Macroeconomics

    (Formerly ECON 1A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 154, MATH 155, MATH 156, or higher, or MATH 15, or appropriate placement based on AB 705 mandates. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ECON 202
    GE: AA/AS areas D,H;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: An introduction to macroeconomic concepts and principles of economic analysis. Topics include: foundations of economic life, national income and employment, business cycles, money and banking, monetary and fiscal policy, economic growth and stability, international trade and the position of the U.S. within the context of the global economy.

    ECON 2 Principles of Microeconomics

    (Formerly ECON 1B) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 154, MATH 155, MATH 156, or higher, or MATH 15, or appropriate placement based on AB 705 mandates.. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ECON 201
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: Survey of microeconomic concepts, principles, and theory. Topics include: consumer demand, elasticity, business costs, revenues and profits, competitive market structures, and monopoly.

    ECON 12 Introduction to Economics and the Environment

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course completion of MATH 154, MATH 155, MATH 156, or higher, or MATH 15, or AB705 placement into Math Tier 1 or higher.. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,H;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: An introduction to environmental studies emphasizing the interplay of ecology, economics, ethics and their translation and application to public policy. Students will explore topics including macroeconomic design characteristics and market failure as causes of environmental degradation; socio-ecological requirements for a sustainable society; and economic tools of analysis and incentive-based policy prescriptions for resolving problems of resource scarcity and environmental pollution. Includes perspectives from microeconomics, macroeconomics, and ecological economics. Also examines the role of policy in addressing environmental issues at the local, national, and global levels.

    ECON 30 International Economics

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 154, MATH 155, MATH 156, or higher, or MATH 15, or qualifying placement based on AB705 mandates.. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course examines international trade, international finance, and the global economy. It is suitable for students from all majors and backgrounds, and anyone interested in learning about these topics. Explores issues focusing on trade agreements, comparative advantage and the gains from trade, tariffs, quotas, the balance of payments, foreign exchange rates, and current international events.

  • Education (EDUC)

    EDUC 55 Introduction to Teaching

    3.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 2.67 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates. Limits on enrollment: Students must show proof of current TB test and other required immunizations for field placement to enter off-site school classrooms.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: EDUC 200
    Description: This course is designed to provide students interested in pursuing a teaching career in K-12 classrooms with theory and hands-on, practical experience working with children at local schools. Topics include teaching as a profession and career, contemporary teaching practices, Common Core content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in public school classrooms that represent California's diverse student population. The fieldwork must be conducted in cooperation with at least one instructor-approved, credentialed classroom teacher.

  • Electronic Technology (ELEC)

    ELEC 51A Fundamentals of Electricity

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Eligibility for MATH 150A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Basic physical principles as applied to direct and alternating current, basic circuits, units, components, and test equipment. Includes basic electronics. Electrical safety and energy conservation as applied to household and industrial appliances are evaluated.

    ELEC 54A Direct and Alternating Current Theory

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of ELEC 51A or Completion of an algebra-based Math course (MATH 150B, MATH 150, MATH 151, OR MATH 154 or higher (MATH)); See Student Success & Assessment Services for more information about the assessment process. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to electronic components and underlying physics concepts, electrical units, direct current (DC), DC circuit analysis, batteries, magnetism, meters, alternating current (AC), capacitance, inductance, transformers, and AC circuit analysis.

    ELEC 54B Fundamentals of Electronic Devices

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ELEC 54A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course students will be Introduced to electronic devices and concepts of solid-state rectifier and amplifier circuits.

    ELEC 54C Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ELEC 54B.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to computer programming concepts using microcontrollers to program computer circuits and hardware. Microcontrollers such as the Arduino and PicAxe will be used to interface with circuits constructed on prototyping boards. Course content includes both software and hardware troubleshooting.

    ELEC 64A Electronic Construction 1

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to techniques in layout, fabrication, assembly, wiring, testing, and identification of components for the electronic chassis and printed circuit fabrication. Students will be introduced to general safety, the use and care of hand tools, soldering techniques, and desoldering techniques.

    ELEC 82 Mechatronics Fundamentals

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ELEC 54C.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Analysis and control of systems that combine mechanical elements with electronic components as well as computers and/or microcontrollers. Topics include sensors, actuators, servo and stepper motors and motor controllers.

    ELEC 88 Computer Hardware

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Fundamentals of computer hardware repair and basic diagnostic tests. Emphasis on general computer operation and maintenance including a unit on laptops. Includes complete disassembly and reassembly of a personal computer (PC) by each student.

    ELEC 98 Independent Study in Electronic Technology

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Independent study on a chosen area of electronic or mechatronic technology through independent study and research.

    ELEC 153 Programmable Logic Controllers

    (Formerly ELEC 53) 3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only.
    Description: Fundamentals of programmable logic controllers (PLC), including PLC types, input and output devices, and ladder logic programming.

    ELEC 154 Rotating Machinery

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Fundamentals of three-phase and single-phase rotating machinery. Includes the operation and maintenance of Direct Current (DC) and Alternating Current (AC) motors, generators, and controllers.

    ELEC 167 Radio Frequency and Wireless Communications

    (Formerly ELEC 67A) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ELEC 54B.
    Description: An introductory course in theory and practice of radio frequency and wireless communication technologies.

    ELEC 180 LabVIEW for Technicians

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Fundamentals of computerized data acquisition and programmable instrument control using National Instruments LabVIEW graphical programming software. Topics include building virtual instruments (VI), using control structures, using analog and digital signal generators, performing signal processing and analysis, creating charts and graphs, implementing instrument control and data acquisition. Includes an introduction to circuit simulation using National Instruments Multisim.

    ELEC 184 Industrial Robotics Fundamentals

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only.
    Description: An introductory course to the control of autonomous industrial robots. Students will learn the fundamentals of basic robotics and learn how to control the Fanuc LR-Mate 200id robotic arm using a teach pendant and 3D control software.

  • Emergency Medical Care (EMC)

    EMC 100 Emergency Medical Responder

    (Formerly EMC 290) 2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only.
    Description: Manipulative and problem solving skills required for the individual interested in pursuing a career as an emergency medical responder to victims of illness or injury. Upon completion of course, student receives both CPR for Health Care Providers and Emergency Medical responder course completion certificate.

    EMC 103 Emergency Medical Technician

    7.5 Units/6 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory, 3 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of EMC 100 and Minimum Age 18 or older. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must be at least 18 years of age and pass DOJ/FBI Live Scan background check. Student must have current certification in American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR. Required immunizations in accordance with standard health care guidelines.
    Description: Basic level course primarily designed to meet the California State Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) requirements for the Emergency Medical Technician who functions on an operational ambulance. Students will apply principles of anatomy, physiology and communications as they relate to the assessment of the sick and injured and rendering pre-hospital basic life support. Students will apply the above knowledge to develop manipulative skills necessary to the practice of an Emergency Medical Technician. Students are required to attend the minimum number of hours required by California Title 22; this includes the required weekend activities. Students must be 18 years of age by first class meeting. Students must clear a criminal background check through Livescan (DOJ/FBI). Students must have current immunizations in accordance with state healthcare guidelines. Course required for California EMT certification.

    EMC 104.1 Emergency Medical Technician Refresher

    (Formerly EMC 274.1) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 1.25 hours laboratory. P/NP Only.
    Description: Refresher course designed to update the knowledge and skills of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in compliance with the requirements as outlined by the State of California Code of Regulations, Title 22 and the National Registry of EMT. Basic principles learned as an EMT are used in the exploration and solving of problems encountered in the pre-hospital setting.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    EMC 105 Emergency Medical Services Academy

    8 Units/6 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in EMC 103. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Must have current driver license.
    Description: An academy course intended for the student preparing for a career in the Emergency Medical Services field. Successful completion of this course will enable the students to build on their Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training and become more qualified as an entry-level job candidates. Discipline, teamwork, and personal accountability are strongly emphasized. Academy uniform, gym apparel, and related safety equipment are required.

    EMC 108 Driving Skills for Emergency Vehicle Operators

    0.25 Unit/3 hours lecture, 5 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Must have current Class "C" California Driver License and Ambulance special certificate.
    Description: Designed for emergency service personnel to improve the skill level of operators of vehicles. Hands-on driving exercises to develop and improve skills in close-quarters maneuvering, backing, and routine driving activities.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    EMC 109 Introduction to Paramedic

    0.25 Unit/2.75 hours lecture, 5.25 hours laboratory for 1 week. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of EMC 114 (Basic Arrhythmia) and one of the following: ANAT 40; ANAT 58; PHYSIO 58. Course eligibility of CSKLS 372; and ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: State regulation requires EMT-1 certification and CPR for Health Care Providers for entrance into paramedic program.
    Description: Course is designed to prepare the student with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the Paramedic Academy.

    EMC 111 Paramedic National Registry Exam Preparation and Testing

    (Formerly EMC 270D) 0.25 Unit/16 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Must meet the eligibility criteria set by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician approved paramedic course.
    Description: This course is designed to prepare the student for the Paramedic National Registry skills exam. Preparation and administration of the Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic National Registry skills exam is required for paramedic licensure.

    EMC 114 Basic Arrhythmia Recognition Course

    (Formerly EMC 275.1) 2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Application of basic principles of cardiac anatomy and physiology to recognize basic heart arrhythmias. Designed for health and allied care personnel who assume responsibility for cardiac monitoring in the pre-hospital and hospital setting.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    EMC 116 Advanced Cardiac Life Support

    (Formerly EMC 275.2) 0.5 Unit/5.25 hours lecture, 10.75 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Course adheres to the American Heart Association standards that participants are physicians, RN's or paramedics actively involved or required by law to be certified as advanced life support providers.
    Description: Designed for nursing, medical, para-medical or allied health personnel whose daily occupation demands proficiency and certification in the knowledge of advance cardiac life support skills. Student is able to analyze life threatening cardiac emergencies and apply advanced principles of cardiac and respiratory anatomy and physiology. Curriculum adheres to the American Heart Association Advance Cardiac Life Support standards.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    EMC 116.1 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Re-Recognition

    (Formerly EMC 275.4) 0.25 Unit/2.75 hours lecture, 5.25 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Current ACLS provider and CPR Health Care Provider
    Description: This course provides information and training to update advanced cardiac life support skills as required by the American Heart Association.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    EMC 118 Pediatric Advanced Life Support

    0.25-0.5 Unit/Up to 5.25 hours lecture, 10.75 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Per specification of American Heart Association, to receive pediatric advanced life support certification student must be licensed physician, nurse, paramedic, respiratory care practicioners, or certified Emergency Medical Technician.
    Description: This course is designed to prepare the health care professional to care for critically ill and injured children in the pre-hospital setting. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded an American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification valid for two years.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    EMC 119 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Re-Recognition

    0.25 Unit/2.75 hours lecture, 5.25 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider
    Description: This course provides information and training to update pediatric advanced life support skills as required by the American Heart Association (AHA).
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    EMC 124 Paramedic: Advanced Life Support Update

    0.25 Unit/2.75 hours lecture, 5.25 hours laboratory for 1 week. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Licensed paramedics
    Description: A comprehensive class consisting of lecture, case-based scenario practice and skill stations that will enhance and expand the knowledge and skills of licensed paramedics in the area of infrequently practiced, practiced or expanded scope skills. This course is for licensed paramedics requiring accreditation for the Coastal Valley EMS region.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    EMC 131A Paramedic Clinical Practicum 1

    2 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANAT 40, EMC 109, and EMC 114; and Concurrent Enrollment in EMC 133A; OR Course Completion of ANAT 58, EMC 109, and EMC 114; and Concurrent Enrollment in EMC 133A. Limits on enrollment: Enrollment in Paramedic Academy
    Description: Synthesis and application of knowledge and skills acquired in EMC133A and EMC 133B in a clinical setting to include, but not limited to the Emergency Department and various specialty units. This course meets standards mandated by the California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 and the National Emergency Services Education Standards (NEMSES) published by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT).

    EMC 131B Paramedic Clinical Practicum 2

    3 Units/9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of EMC 109. Limits on enrollment: Enrollment in Paramedic Academy
    Description: Synthesis and application of knowledge and skills acquired in EMC 133C and EMC 133D in a clinical setting to include, but not limited to the Emergency Department and various specialty units. This course meets standards mandated by the California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 and the National Emergency Services Education Standards (NEMSES) published by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT).

    EMC 133A Paramedic Theory 1A - Preparatory

    (Formerly EMC 130A) 9.5 Units/10 hours lecture, 9 hours laboratory for 13 weeks. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANAT 40, and EMC 109, EMC 114; and Concurrent Enrollment in EMC 131A; OR Course Completion of ANAT 58, and EMC 109, EMC 114; and Concurrent Enrollment in EMC 131A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100; AND Course Completion of CSKLS 372 and EMC 105. Limits on enrollment: Enrollment in Paramedic Academy
    Description: First course in a series leading to the completion of paramedic didactic training. Emphasis is on preparatory, airway management, patient assessment and pharmacology in the pre-hospital environment. The California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 regulations, the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards (NEMSES) as published by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

    EMC 133B Paramedic Theory 1B - Trauma Emergencies

    (Formerly EMC 130D) 2.5 Units/8 hours lecture, 10 hours laboratory for 4 weeks. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of EMC 109. Limits on enrollment: Enrollment in Paramedic Academy
    Description: Second didactic course in a series leading to the completion of paramedic didactic training. Emphasis on the assessment and treatment of the trauma patient in the field care environment. Meets standards for both the California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 and the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards (NEMSES) as published by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

    EMC 133C Paramedic Theory 2A - Medical Emergencies

    (Formerly EMC 130B) 8 Units/8.75 hours lecture, 8.75 hours laboratory for 12 weeks. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of EMC 109. Limits on enrollment: Enrollment in Paramedic Academy
    Description: Third course in a series leading to the completion of paramedic didactic training. Emphasis is on assessment and treatment of cardiac and other medical emergencies in the field care environment. Meets standards for both the California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 and theNational Emergency Medical Services Education Standards (NEMSES) as published by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

    EMC 133D Paramedic Theory 2B - Pediatric and other Emergencies

    (Formerly EMC 130C) 3.5 Units/7.5 hours lecture, 9 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of EMC 109 ( or EMC 260). Limits on enrollment: Enrollment in Paramedic Academy
    Description: Fourth didactic course in a series leading to the completion of paramedic didactic training. Emphasis is on assessment and treatment of the pediatric patient in the field care environment, managing hazardous and mass casualty incidents, along with a didactic summative exam process as required by COAEMSP. Meets standards for both the California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 and the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards (NEMSES) as published by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

    EMC 134 Paramedic Field Practicum

    10 Units/30 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of EMC 131B and EMC 133D. Limits on enrollment: Enrollment in Paramedic Academy
    Description: Synthesis and application of knowledge and skills acquired in paramedic clinical (EMC131A, 131B). Student will work on an approved advanced life support ambulance. This is the final course in a series designed to give students the field experience required for licensure as a paramedic in California. This course meets standards mandated by the California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 and the National Emergency Services Education Standards (NEMSES) published by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT).

    EMC 150 Teaching Methodology for EMS Educators

    2 Units/4 hours lecture for 10 weeks. Grade Only.
    Description: Prepares Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel to teach as a lead instructor in primary and continuing education courses. Meets the requirements for EMS educators set forth by the California Health and Safety Code, Title 22 regulations.

  • Engineering (ENGR)

    ENGR 6 Programming in MATLAB for Engineers

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 1A or higher (MATH).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Engineering problem solving using the MATLAB computer programming environment. It introduces the fundamentals of procedural and object-oriented programming, numerical analysis, and data structures. Students outline, write, test, and debug computer programs to solve engineering, physics, and mathematics problems and display results.

    ENGR 10 Introduction to the Engineering Profession

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR Course Eligibility for ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGR 110
    Description: The course explores the branches of engineering, the functions of an engineer, and the industries in which engineers work. Explains the engineering education pathways and explores effective strategies for students to reach their full academic potential. Presents an introduction to the methods and tools of engineering problem solving and design including the interface of the engineer with society and engineering ethics. Develops communication skills pertinent to the engineering profession.

    ENGR 16 Electric Circuits and Devices

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of PHYS 42 AND Course Completion or Current Enrollment in MATH 2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Fundamental principles of circuit analysis and an introduction to the theory and use of common electronic devices. Subjects covered include: node and loop analysis, circuit simplification and equivalence, natural and forced response, operational amplifier behavior and circuits, semiconductor theory and behavior, diodes, transistors, and digital circuits. Mathematical concepts reviewed and applied include: matrices and system of equations solutions, binary and hexadecimal numbers, Fourier and Laplace transforms, complex numbers and phasors. Students are required to have a graphing calculator with CAS (Computer Algebra System).

    ENGR 25 Engineering Graphics and Design

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 58 OR MATH 27 or higher (MATH). Recommended: Course Completion of APTECH 46.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Students will develop three-dimensional visualization and design skills using freehand sketching and solid modeling software. Design projects will develop teamwork and project skills as well as an understanding of the industry standards for mechanical engineering drawings.

    ENGR 34 Engineering Mechanics: Statics

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of PHYS 40 and Completion of MATH 1B or higher (MATH).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A vectorial treatment of the principles of statics with application to engineering problems and an emphasis on common engineering computational tools. Students are required to have a symbolic calculator (such as TI-89, TI-Nspire CAS, or HP 50g).

    ENGR 45 Properties of Materials

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of PHYS 40 AND; Course Completion of CHEM 3A AND CHEM 3AL; OR CHEM 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGR 140B
    Description: Structure, properties, selection, utilization, and deterioration of engineering materials.

    ENGR 49 Independent Study in Engineering

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Independent study or project in engineering to provide for an enriched academic experience. UC determines credit after transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    ENGR 101 Engineering Design Project

    1 Unit/0.75 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Students will work in small groups to investigate, choose, refine and construct engineering design projects. This hands-on class allows participants to develop their engineering skills in a team-oriented environment.

    ENGR 102 Robotics Design Project

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Students will work in small groups to design, construct, and test a small autonomous robot using the LEGO Mindstorm Robotics Kits. Students gain exposure to mechanical and electrical engineering, as well as computer programming in a team-oriented environment.

    ENGR 103 Microcontroller Projects

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Students will work in small groups to design, construct, and test small electro-mechanical projects using computer interface modules and microcontrollers. Students gain exposure to mechanical and electrical engineering, as well as computer programming in a team-oriented environment.

    ENGR 770 Supplemental Instruction: Engineering and Applied Technology

    0 Unit/4 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: An open-entry, open-exit class for students who seek to expand upon their knowledge and skills in engineering related disciplines through technology projects, training, workshops, and presentations. Students will build on the skills developed in referring course(s) in the disciplines: Engineering, Electronics, Photovoltaic Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Survey Technology, Geospatial Technology, Applied Technology, Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, Architecture, and Construction Management. Students will build on the skills developed in ENGR 6 – 103, ELEC 51A – 184, RENRG 101 - 157, CEST 51 - 192, SURV 53 – 60, GIS 40 – 56, APTECH 43 – 191, WTR 101 – 111, WWTR 112 – 125, ARCH 2.1 – 65, CONS 50 – 183.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • English (ENGL)

    ENGL 1A College Composition

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of English 309, English 100, ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB 705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 100
    GE: AA/AS area A;CSU area A2;IGETC area 1A
    Description: This is an introductory course that offers instruction in expository and argumentative writing, appropriate and effective use of language, close reading, cogent thinking, research strategies, information literacy, and documentation. The course emphasizes critical reading and discussion of primarily non-fiction, college-level texts with emphasis on expository and argumentative prose.

    ENGL 1B Literature and Composition

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of Engl 1A (or ESL 10) with a grade of 'C' or better.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 120
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Introduction to literature that emphasizes critical reading, discussion and analytic writing about short stories, other works of fiction, poetry, drama, and literary criticism. This course promotes the appreciation and critical understanding of the cultural, historical, and aesthetic qualities of literature.

    ENGL 2 Introduction to the Novel

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A or higher (V8) OR ESL 10.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Through reading and discussion of outstanding novels students will analyze the elements of the novel form: narration, point of view, structure, plot, character, theme, style, diction, and metaphorical language.

    ENGL 3 Introduction to Poetry

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of English 1A (or higher) or ESL 10 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: In this course, students will explore the nature, variety, and significance of poetry: a studious pursuit of what makes poems work, why they are valued, and how to analyze and appreciate their content and form.

    ENGL 4A Beginning Creative Writing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 100, ESL 100, or higher or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 200
    Description: Introductory study and writing of short fiction, poetry, drama, and/or creative non-fiction.

    ENGL 4B Intermediate Creative Writing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ENGL 4A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Intermediate study and writing of fiction, poetry, drama, and/or creative non-fiction.

    ENGL 4C Advanced Creative Writing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ENGL 4B.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Advanced study and writing of fiction, poetry, drama, and/or creative non-fiction.

    ENGL 5 Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher (V8).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 105
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area A3;IGETC area 1B
    Description: A critical reasoning and advanced composition course designed to develop critical reading, thinking, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in English 1A. The course will focus on development of logical reasoning and analytical and argumentative writing skills.

    ENGL 7 Introduction to the Short Story

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An introduction to the genre of the short story, including the elements of the form: plot, character, setting, point of view, theme, style, diction, symbolism, and figurative language.

    ENGL 9 Contemporary World Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher (V8).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Contemporary world literature from outside the U.S., including but not limited to Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa and Europe with emphasis on common current global issues in their cultural contexts.

    ENGL 10 Introduction to Environmental Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for English 1A or ESL 10.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: In this course, students will explore the themes, historical periods, and contemporary issues of environmental literature all while analyzing how the genre intersects with issues like culture, gender, race, ethnicity, class, colonization, and climate change. Field trip(s) may be required.

    ENGL 11 Introduction to Dramatic Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ENGL 1A OR ESL 10.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: THTR 114
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Introduction to dramatic literature that emphasizes critical reading, discussion, and analytic writing about dramatic works. This course will cover the history of drama by paying specific attention to dramatic genres, like tragedy and comedy, and the various prominent movements in world theaters.

    ENGL 12 Children's Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A or higher (V8) or appropriate placement based on AB 705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 180
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: This course will study the history, development, and range of children's literature, important authors, and themes in children's literature. Material will cover a variety of types of literature from folklore and oral tradition to contemporary stories, illustrated books, poetry, and juvenile novels. Texts will be drawn from many cultures, and they will be analyzed from a variety of critical perspectives.

    ENGL 14 Dystopian Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A or ESL 10 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: In this course students will survey the genre of dystopian literature: works set in a futuristic bad-place (dys-topos). Study will include classic and contemporary works; major writers and themes of dystopian literature; technocultural theory; and an exploration of why dystopian literature has captured the contemporary cultural imagination.

    ENGL 22 Ethnic Diversity in American Arts and Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: A study of ethnic arts and literature in America. Reading, discussion and analysis of trends in the literature of at least three of the following United States ethnic groups: Native American, Asian American, African American, Latino American, Pacific Islander American, Middle Eastern American, European American, and Multi-ethnic American. The course will emphasize the cultural issues that shape each ethnic literature, as well as its special contributions to American literature overall.

    ENGL 25 Introduction to Language Study

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or higher or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Study of the nature and structure of language including: language and the mind; child language acquisition; language in its social setting; language and culture; language change; applications of the science of linguistics.

    ENGL 27 Introduction to Shakespeare

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Study of Shakespeare based on a reading of representative plays and selected sonnets.

    ENGL 30.1 American Literature: Pre-Colonial Period to the Civil War

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher (V8).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 130
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Significant writers and their works from the Pre-Colonial Period to the Civil War, including both a thematic and a historical approach to literature of the period.

    ENGL 30.2 American Literature from 1865 to the Present

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher English Course.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 135
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Significant American writers and their works from 1865 to present, including both a thematic and a historical approach to the literature of the period.

    ENGL 31 African American Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of English 1A (or higher) or ESL 10 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: In this course, students will explore the African American and Black voices that identify, express, describe, resist, defy, or break imperialism, exploitation, and oppression. Students will study a range of genres, such as fiction, poetry, drama, autobiography, nonfiction, and comics from the earliest published work by African Americans through to the present day, emphasizing the public sociality of black lives and the responses to it. Students will also examine a diverse body of ideas that focus on the preoccupations of identity, freedom, mobility, sovereignty, and security as they relate to the African American experience. The content of this course will address how the artistic expressions of African Americans reflect these concerns and demonstrate how slavery and its abolition shape American history.

    ENGL 33 Chicano/Chicana Arts and Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher with a "C" or better.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An introduction to contemporary and traditional literature, drama, cinema, art, and music, and/or visual and performance art created by Chicanas/Chicanos. An examination of this group's literature and arts, addressing major theoretical and analytical issues relevant to understanding the dynamic interactions between gender, class, race, and ethnicity in the United States.

    ENGL 34 California Literature

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher with a "C" or better.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An exploration of significant literature by California writers who represent the ethnic, cultural, and geographic diversity of the state, including works about California by others who have helped shape the state's political, economic, social, and cultural identity. Texts will include films and other art forms.

    ENGL 36 LGBTQ+ Arts and Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher with a "C" or better.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: LGBTQ+ Arts and Literature engages students in an exploration of art and literature in a variety of mediums that reflect the wide array of diverse experiences and identities of the LGBTQ+ community. The course includes reading and writing about historical periods, artistic traditions, and social movements, as well as introductions to major theoretical perspectives.

    ENGL 46.1 Survey of English Literature Part 1

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 160
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: This course surveys major works of British literature up to the last quarter of the 18th century. Students will analyze the meaning, style, and relevance of selected works of this time period, and the importance of their authors in literary history.

    ENGL 46.2 Survey of English Literature Part 2

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ENGL 1A (or ESL 10).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 165
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: Reading and discussion of important works from the British Isles from the Late Eighteenth Century to the present, analyzing the meaning, style, and relevance of these works and the importance of their authors in literary history.

    ENGL 49 Independent Study in English

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Seminars or individual conferences are by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience. Students must work with an instructor who has agreed to oversee the project. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    ENGL 50 English 1A Support Course

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in ENGL 1A. Corequisite: Appropriate (or qualifying) placement based on AB 705 mandates - want to use this phrase (similar to MATH courses).
    Description: Enhance and support students' critical reading, writing, thinking, and research skills for effective participation in and successful completion of English 1A.

    ENGL 100 College Reading and Writing

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 305.1 or higher (V8).
    Description: This developmental reading and writing course is designed to foster the skills required for success in ENGL 1A and other transfer-level courses.

    ENGL 305.1 Development of College Reading and Writing

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of CSKLS 313 or higher (V8).
    Description: Development of general education and career-technical reading, writing, and information competency skills necessary for college work.

    ENGL 307 Improvement of College Reading and Writing

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 305.1 or higher (V8).
    Description: This course develops student proficiency in academic and career/technical learning, reading, writing, and information competency skills necessary for college work.

    ENGL 309 College Reading and Writing -- Extensive Writing Emphasis

    5 Units/5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CSKLS 313 or higher or Qualifying Placement from English Assessment. See Student Success & Assessment Services (assessment.santarosa.edu) for more information about the assessment process.
    Description: This course develops student proficiency in college and career-related forms of writing, reading, critical thinking, and information competency skills necessary for college work. This course is designed to prepare students for English 1A in one semester. Students will focus on reading improvement while writing short essays with particular attention to grammar, punctuation, spelling, and use of college-level vocabulary. Additionally, students will write increasingly longer and more complex expository and argumentative texts (including essays) for a range of audiences in response to more sophisticated readings at the college level.

    ENGL 770 Writing Center

    0 Unit/10 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: In this course students will receive individualized instruction in essential English skills. This course supports students with academic reading and writing assignments from across disciplines and with college and job preparation writing tasks. It also supports students by developing their college level English skills, including academic writing, active reading, and grammar.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)

    ESL 10 ESL College Composition

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of one of the following courses: ESL 100 or ENGL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: ENGL 100
    GE: AA/AS area A;CSU area A2;IGETC area 1A
    Description: This course is designed for non-native English speakers and emphasizes preparing students for the writing and critical reading demands across the disciplines by covering academic genres representative of the college at large. Students receive instruction in expository and argumentative writing, appropriate and effective use of language, close reading, cogent thinking, and research strategies. An additional focus is integrated grammar and academic vocabulary instruction based on needs typical of second-language learners.

    ESL 100 College Reading and Writing for ESL Students

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of one of the following courses: ESL 373, ESL 373B, ESL 320W.
    Description: An AA/AS degree-applicable course designed to aid non-native speakers of English in developing skills to the level required for success in English 1A and other transfer-level courses. Upon successful completion of this class, students will be eligible to take ENGL 1A.

    ESL 300GR English as a Second Language College Level Grammar Review

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in ESL 100.
    Description: A grammar workshop designed for advanced ESL students at the ESL 100 level to review a variety of English grammar structures and to apply grammar revision strategies to writing.

    ESL 332 ESL for Desktop and Cloud Applications

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ESL 371 or ESL 371A.
    Description: This is a course for ESL students who are interested in expanding their computer literacy skills and includes reading, vocabulary, study and test-taking strategies, and written and oral communication skills. Students use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software as they develop language skills.

    ESL 334 ESL for the Health Sciences

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ESL 371 OR ESL 371A.
    Description: Designed to develop language skills for career preparation in the healthcare field. Content includes health career pathways, occupation-specific terminology and communication skills. Course content is selected to support health career training for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 335 Vocational English as a Second Language for Culinary Arts

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ESL 371 OR ESL 371A OR ESL 716 OR ESL 781 OR ESL 781A.
    Description: This course is designed for non-native speakers of English and provides a linguistic foundation for introductory Culinary Arts classes. Students will become familiar with basic culinary and food safety vocabulary; learn reading, writing and test-taking skills; and improve oral communication skills necessary for the professional culinary environment.

    ESL 353 Practical ESL for Early Childhood Professionals

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course completion of ESL 312 or ESL 371 or eligibility for ESL 314 or ESL 372 or higher.
    Description: This class is for non-native English speakers who are preparing to work with young children ages 0 -12. This class supports CHLD 51 and/or CHLD 10 and provides practice in the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills used in early childhood educational settings.

    ESL 371 Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Students

    9 Units/9 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of one of the following courses: ESL 312, ESL 781 or ESL 781B.
    Description: An intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course focusing on the development of pre-academic reading skills with particular focus on comprehension, critical thinking, vocabulary and rate. Paragraph structure and introduction to essays, including writing, revising, and editing. Emphasis on tenses and the development of varied sentence structure. Review of high beginning grammar and punctuation. Designed for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 371A Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Students Part 1

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of one of the following courses: ESL 312, ESL 781 or ESL 781B.
    Description: The first half of an intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course focusing on the development of academic reading skills with particular focus on comprehension, critical thinking, vocabulary and rate. Paragraph structure, including writing, revising, and editing. Emphasis on tenses and the development of varied sentence structure. Review of high beginning grammar and punctuation. Designed for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 371B Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Students Part 2

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of ESL 371A.
    Description: The second half of an intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course focusing on the development of academic reading skills with particular focus on comprehension, critical thinking, vocabulary and rate. Paragraph structure and introduction to essays, including writing, revising, and editing. Emphasis on tenses and the development of varied sentence structure. Designed for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 371CP ESL Intermediate Conversation/Pronunciation

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ESL 371; OR Eligibility for ESL 371A or higher; OR Completion of ESL 714CP.
    Description: In this intermediate oral communication course, the student will be invited to improve listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills necessary for successful interaction in social, academic and workplace environments. Recommended for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 371GR English as a Second Language Intermediate Grammar Review

    (Formerly ESL 311GR) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ESL 371 OR ESL 371A.
    Description: A communicative grammar workshop designed for intermediate ESL students to review and reinforce a variety of level-appropriate English grammar structures.

    ESL 372 High-Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Students

    9 Units/9 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of one of the following courses: ESL 314, ESL 371 or ESL 371B.
    Description: A high-intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course focusing on the development of academic reading skills with particular focus on comprehension, vocabulary and rate, and the basic essay process, including writing, revising, and editing. Emphasis on complex clause structures and review of intermediate grammar structures and punctuation. Designed for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 372A High-Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Part 1

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of one of the following courses: ESL 314, ESL 371 or ESL 371B.
    Description: The first half of a high-intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course focusing on the development of academic reading skills with particular focus on comprehension, vocabulary and rate, and the basic essay process, including writing, revising, and editing. Emphasis on complex clause structures and review of intermediate grammar structures and punctuation. Designed for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 372B High-Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for ESL Part 2

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of one ESL 372A.
    Description: The second half of a high-intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course focusing on the development of academic reading skills with particular focus on comprehension, vocabulary and rate, and the basic essay process, including writing, revising, and editing. Emphasis on complex clause structures and review of intermediate grammar structures and punctuation. Designed for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 372CP ESL High-Intermediate Conversation/Pronunciation

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ESL 371CP; OR Course Eligibility for ESL 372; OR ESL 372A or higher.
    Description: In this high-intermediate level oral communication course, the student will be invited to improve listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills necessary for successful interaction in social, academic and workplace environments. Recommended for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 372GR ESL High Intermediate Grammar Review

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. P/NP Only. Recommended: Course eligibility for ESL 372 or ESL 372A.
    Description: A communicative grammar course designed for high intermediate ESL students to review and reinforce a variety of English grammar structures.

    ESL 373 Advanced Academic Reading and Writing for ESL Students

    9 Units/9 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of one of the following courses: ESL 316, ESL 372 or ESL 372B.
    Description: An advanced-level academic reading and writing course focusing on the development of academic English skills with emphasis on reading comprehension, critical analysis, vocabulary development, essay writing, editing and revision techniques, and research. Designed for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 373A Advanced Academic Reading and Writing for ESL Students Part1

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of one of the following courses: ESL 316, ESL 372 or ESL 372B.
    Description: The first half of an advanced-level academic reading and writing course focusing on the development of academic English skills with emphasis on reading comprehension, critical analysis, vocabulary development, essay writing, editing and revision techniques, and research. Designed for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 373B Advanced Academic Reading and Writing for ESL Students Part2

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of the ESL Guided Self-Placement or completion of ESL 373A.
    Description: The second half of an advanced-level academic reading and writing course focusing on the development of academic English skills with emphasis on reading comprehension, critical analysis, vocabulary development, essay writing, editing and revision techniques, and research. Designed for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 373CP ESL Advanced Conversation/Pronunciation

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of ESL 372CP OR Course Eligibility for ESL 373 OR ESL 373A or higher.
    Description: In this advanced-level oral communication course, the student will be invited to improve speaking, listening, and pronunciation skills necessary for critical thinking in academic, professional and social environments. This is recommended for non-native speakers of English.

    ESL 373GR English as a Second Language Advanced Grammar Review

    (Formerly ESL 317GR) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course eligibility for ESL 373 or ESL 373A.
    Description: A grammar workshop designed for advanced ESL students to review and reinforce a variety of level-appropriate English grammar structures and to apply grammar revision strategies to writing.

    ESL 391 U.S. Life and Culture for ESL Learners

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ESL 371 OR ESL 371A.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce non-native English speaking students to the daily life, culture, and education systems of the United States. Students will learn the vocabulary and oral communication skills necessary to function in U.S. society, including academic settings, through a combination of lectures by local experts, organized field trips, and authentic experiences.

    ESL 701 Development of Literacy Skills

    0 Unit/5.5 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Development of literacy skills in native language. Includes reading, writing, and survival skills necessary for success in workplace, academic and social settings. Recommended for native Spanish speakers.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 712 Beginning Non-Credit ESL Literacy

    0 Unit/6 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will develop language skills in English to complete essential literacy tasks. Beginning non-Credit English as a Second Language Literacy is for non-native speakers of English with little or no ability to read and write in English due to limited transfer skills in first language.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 713 Low Beginning Non-Credit English as a Second Language

    0 Unit/6 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will develop language skills in English to function independently in every day situations. This class is for low beginning non-credit English as a Second Language learners.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 713CP Beginning-Low Non-Credit ESL Conversation/Pronunciation

    0 Unit/3 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ESL 713 OR Qualifying Score on NC ESL Writing Assessment.
    Description: Students will develop and practice communication and pronunciation skills needed in real-life settings, with an emphasis on skills used at work, school, and in the community. This class is for non-native speakers of English with very limited ability to function independently in English in everyday situations. There is a particular emphasis on vocabulary development, pronunciation and oral language skills needed in real-life settings.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 713RW Beginning-Low Non-Credit ESL Reading/Writing

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ESL 713 OR Qualifying Score on NC ESL Writing Assessment.
    Description: Students will develop and practice reading and writing skills needed in real-life settings, with an emphasis on skills used at work, school, and in the community. This class is for non-native speakers of English with very limited ability to function independently in English in everyday situations. There is a particular emphasis on vocabulary development, pronunciation and oral language skills needed in real-life settings.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 714 High Beginning Non-Credit English as a Second Language

    0 Unit/6 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will develop language skills in English to function independently in every day situations. This class is for high beginning non-credit English as a Second Language learners.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 714CP Beginning-High Non-Credit ESL Conversation/Pronunciation

    0 Unit/3 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ESL 714 or qualifying placement.
    Description: Students will develop real vocabulary, pronunciation, and oral language skills needed in real-life settings. This class is for non-native speakers of English with limited ability to function independently using English in everyday situations.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 714RW Beginning-High Non-Credit ESL Reading/Writing

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion or Concurrent Enrollment of ESL 714 OR Qualifying Score on NC ESL Writing Assessment.
    Description: This class is for non-native speakers of English with limited ability to function independently in English in everyday situations. Particular emphasis on reading and writing skills needed in a variety of academic, vocational, and community settings.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 715 Low Intermediate Non-Credit English as a Second Language

    0 Unit/6 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will develop language skills in English to function independently in every day situations. This class is for low intermediate non-credit English as a Second Language learners.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 716 High Intermediate Non-Credit English as a Second Language

    0 Unit/6 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will develop language skills in English to function independently in profession, academic, and community settings. This class is for high intermediate non-credit English as a Second Language learners.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 716CP Intermediate Non-Credit ESL Conversation/Pronunciation

    0 Unit/3 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ESL 716 or qualifying placement.
    Description: This class is for non-native speakers of English with the ability to function independently using English in most contexts. Particular emphasis on vocabulary development, pronunciation and oral language skills needed for effective communication in academic, vocational, and community settings.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 716RW Intermediate Non-Credit ESL Reading/Writing

    0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Completion or Concurrent Enrollment of ESL 716 or higher OR Qualifying Score on NC ESL Writing Assessment.
    Description: This class is for non-native speakers of English with the ability to function independently in English in most contexts. Particular emphasis on reading and writing skills needed to be effective in academic, vocational, and community settings.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 722 ESL Computer Literacy

    0 Unit/1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ESL 714.
    Description: This is a course for ESL students who have little or no experience with computers. Students use operating systems, word processing, the Internet, and email as they develop language skills.This ESL computer course includes basic reading, vocabulary, study and test-taking strategies, and written and oral communication skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 724 Vocational English for Speakers of Other Languages

    0 Unit/3 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Completion of ESL 714.
    Description: Provides English language development and cultural preparation of intermediate and advanced level non-native speakers for employment. Multi-level instruction includes group activities in listening, speaking, reading and writing for the workplace. Enrollment is open throughout the semester on a space available basis.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 732 ESL for Computer Studies

    0 Unit/1.5 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Eligibility for ESL 716 or ESL 781 or ESL 781A.
    Description: This is a course for ESL students who are interested in expanding their computer literacy skills and includes reading, vocabulary, study and test-taking strategies, and written and oral communication skills. Students use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software as they develop language skills.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 735 Vocational English as a Second Language for Culinary Arts

    0 Unit/3 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ESL 716 OR ESL 781 OR ESL 781A.
    Description: This course is designed for non-native speakers of English and provides a linguistic foundation for introductory Culinary Arts classes. Students will become familiar with basic culinary and food safety vocabulary; learn reading, writing and test-taking skills; and improve oral communication skills necessary for the professional culinary environment.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 753 Practical ESL for Early Childhood Professionals

    0 Unit/3 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ESL 716.
    Description: For non-native English speakers who are preparing to work with young children ages 0 -12. This class provides practice in the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills used in childcare and early childhood educational settings.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 770 Supplemental Instruction: ESL

    0 Unit/10 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: Students will receive supplemental instruction in English language skills. Supports ESL 10 – 391 and ESL 701 – 781B.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 781 Transitional Reading/Writing/Grammar for NC ESL Students

    0 Unit/9 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Qualifying Test Score on ESL Placement Test; OR Course Completion of ESL 715.
    Description: A low-intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course that focuses on the development of academic reading and writing skills. Particular emphasis on campus resources and programs needed for academic success. Reading instruction will focus on comprehension, critical thinking, vocabulary and rate. Writing instruction will include paragraph structure, an introduction to multi-paragraph writing, and grammar in context. Designed to prepare non-native speakers of English for the ESL credit pathway.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 781A Low Interm Read/Writ/Gramm for Transitional NC ESL Pt 1

    0 Unit/4.5 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Qualifying Test Score on ESL Placement Test; OR Course Completion of ESL 714.
    Description: The first half of a low-intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course that focuses on the development of academic reading and writing skills. Particular emphasis on campus resources and programs needed for academic success. Reading instruction will focus on comprehension, critical thinking, vocabulary and rate. Writing instruction will include paragraph structure, an introduction to multi-paragraph writing, and grammar in context. Designed to prepare non-native speakers of English for the ESL credit pathway.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    ESL 781B Low Interm Read/Writ/Gramm for Transitional NC ESL Pt 2

    0 Unit/4.5 hours lecture. Non-Credit Course. Recommended: Qualifying Test Score on ESL Placement Test; OR Course Completion of ESL 714; OR ESL 781A.
    Description: The second half of a low-intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course that focuses on the development of academic reading and writing skills. Particular emphasis on campus resources and programs needed for academic success. Reading instruction will focus on comprehension, critical thinking, vocabulary and rate. Writing instruction will include paragraph structure, an introduction to multi-paragraph writing, and grammar in context. Designed for non-native speakers of English.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Entrepreneurship (ESHIP)

    ESHIP 101 Innovation

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Evaluate the skills, tools, and techniques to support brainstorming and creativity. Assess the methodology behind the inception and growth of ideas, concepts, and innovations. Apply social and cultural insights to creative inspiration, product development, idea generation, and venture creation.

    ESHIP 106 Venture Launch

    (Formerly BMG 100) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of ESHIP 101.
    Description: Apply the entrepreneurial decision-making process and the lean launch / customer discovery process to the real-world development and assessment of new opportunities, business models, and ventures.

    ESHIP 115 Financial Basics and Cash Flow

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course introduces the overall financial basics to run a business. Includes, cash flow management, forecasting, financial record keeping needed for tax reporting, examining break-even analysis, and learning how to read financial results to make decisions.

    ESHIP 116 Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: Introduces students to ways to promote responsible corporate behavior by focusing on the social, ethical, and environmental impacts of business activities, while distinguishing the issues, motivations, and strategies unique to short-term profitability and long-term sustainability.

    ESHIP 117 Communications for Start-Ups

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: Introduces students to a wide spectrum of communications. Investigates how to successfully communicate concepts and goals various stakeholders and influencers throughout the product life cycle.

  • Environmental Science (ENVS)

    ENVS 8 Introduction to Global Climate Change

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A and: Course Completion of one or more of the following courses: ENVS 12, GEOG 4, GEOL 1 or METRO 10.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: This course will explore the science of climate change including: evidence for climate change, global atmospheric and sea circulation, the factors causing climate to change, how climate has changed and how scientists study past climates and use models, observations, data, and theory to make predictions about future climate, and the possible consequences of climate change for our planet.

    ENVS 12 Introduction to Environmental Science

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas C,H;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: Introduction to environmental issues from a scientific perspective, focusing on physical, chemical, and biological processes within the Earth system, the interaction between humans and these processes, and the role of science in finding sustainable solutions. Topics include ecological principles, biodiversity, climate change, sustainability, renewable and non-renewable energy, water resources, air and water pollution, and solid waste management.

  • Environmental Studies (ENVST)

    ENVST 40 Environmental Forum

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A series of lectures, readings, and classroom discussions on topics of environmental concern including an introduction to the field of environmental studies, four to six guest lectures on various environmental topics, and an introduction to employment opportunities within the field. Presentations given by guest lecturers. Topics change from semester to semester. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

  • Equine Science (EQSCI)

    EQSCI 25 Equine Science

    (Formerly AG 25) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: AG - AS 116L
    Description: A survey of the equine industry. Selection, feeding, breeding, facilities, handling and diseases of horses will be emphasized to ensure scientifically based management decisions.

    EQSCI 52 Equine Health

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Course introduces the diseases and lameness associated with the musculoskeletal system, as well as diseases of the respiratory, digestive, neurological, reproductive and other major organ systems of the horse. Emphasis is on preventive maintenance and necessary managerial practices needed to keep the equine athlete, broodmare or family horse in good health. Field trips may be required.

    EQSCI 53 Equine Reproduction

    (Formerly AG 114) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course combines the study of basic genetic principles with the study of the anatomical and physiological aspects of reproduction as they relate to equine reproduction. Genetic principles to be emphasized include basic inheritance, selection techniques, mating systems, heterosis, and performance evaluation. Reproductive aspects to include endocrinology, estrous cycles, mating behaviors, gametogenesis, conception, gestation, parturition, and maternal behaviors. Artificial insemination, embryo manipulation, and current innovations in productive biotechnology will also be examined.

    EQSCI 60 Equine Anatomy and Physiology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course investigates the gross anatomy and physiology of the horse. All the major body organs will be studied in relation to their function in the horse.

    EQSCI 80 Equine and Stable Management

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; and Course Completion of EQSCI 25.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will provide students an understanding of management considerations to be better prepared for running and/or managing an equine enterprise. Topics covered will be: horse facilities; health care; equipment and tack; trailering horses; conditioning; pasture management; and managing the stalled horse. Field trips are an integral part of this course.

    EQSCI 101 Horse Handling Skills

    (Formerly AG 190) 1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Description: Introduction to the fundamentals of horse handling. Covers horse behavioral patterns and safe handling skills, such as lunging and round pen training. This course also explores safety as it relates to grooming, saddling, bridling and interpreting equine behavior.

    EQSCI 102 Beginning Horsemanship and Riding

    (Formerly EQSCI 102A) 1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 0.5 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of EQSCI 101.
    Description: Introduction to grooming, saddling, bridling and riding skills. Acquire basic knowledge of equipment and safety procedures. Use of riding aids and transitions.

    EQSCI 110 Equine Nutrition

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: In this course, students will learn how to develop a horse feeding program with regard to horse type, level of activity, available feedstuffs, cost factors and basic nutritional requirements. This course will cover feeding for maintenance, growth and reproduction as well as feeding methods.

    EQSCI 120 Introduction to Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies

    (Formerly AG 110) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: An overview of the history, organization, principles and procedures in Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) including therapeutic horsemanship programs. Skills and training required for staff, instructors, therapists, and volunteers will be covered in this course. The student will also learn selection criteria and management topics relating to horse care and use in EAAT programs.

    EQSCI 121 Applied Procedures: Adapted Riding/Therapeutic Horsemanship

    (Formerly AG 111) 1.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of EQSCI 120. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Theory and direct, practical application of the skills necessary to assist in providing a safe, challenging and effective adapted riding and/or therapeutic horsemanship experience to participants with disabilities who come for lessons. Familiarization with the use of adaptive equipment, saddle/tack fitting and lesson structure and activities. Assessment, selection, handling, training, and management practices of program horses.

    EQSCI 122 Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies Program Management

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of EQSCI 120. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: A survey course designed for the individual interested in working in or managing an Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT). Includes understanding the client base: what populations may be served, and how their needs can most effectively be addressed in the EAAT setting. Aspects of business organization, physical plant operations, horse management, funding/finance management, personnel procedures, and inter-agency relations will be presented.

    EQSCI 151 Introduction to Equine Acupressure and Massage

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: An introduction to equine acupressure and massage methods that improve performance and behavior in the horse.

    EQSCI 170 Farrier Science

    (Formerly AG 166A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Basic anatomy and physiology of the horse's limbs and feet. Causes, treatment and prevention of common lameness problems, horseshoeing terminology, and guidelines for assessing proper horseshoeing and hoof trimming.

  • Ethnic Studies (ETHST)

    ETHST 70 Introduction to Native American Studies

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: American Indian cultures in North America are studied from early cultures to contemporary society. Students will use a cross-disciplinary approach to examine applicable methods and theories that inform the distinct cultural and political organization, analyze and articulate concepts such as race, ethnicity, equity, ethnocentrism, self-determination, liberation, and settler colonialism by applying theory and knowledge produced by Native Americans.

    ETHST 71 The American Indian and the U.S. Political System

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Surveys the role of American Indian people in the United States and state political systems, institutions, and legal precedent. Students will examine tribal nations’ government political structures and functions from pre-contact through settler colonialism to contemporary times, as well as analysis of Federal Indian Policy and leading issues such as, but not limited to, sovereignty, tribal citizenship, and identify that affect American Indian people and Native nations.

    ETHST 72 The Original Californians

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The study of Native people of California: their origin, language, arts, customs, religion, folklore, and music. In this course students will develop a dynamic comparative grid, focusing on the persistence of tribal identities and evolution of socio-economic changes, tribal and inter-tribal cultural practices over time.

    ETHST 73 Introduction to Asian American Studies

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: While Asian Americans are often seen as forever-foreigners, they are inextricably woven into the fabric of the United States. Students will learn the diverse and complex experiences and origins of Asian Americans; this course will explore the epistemologies, intersectional identities, histories, and societal impact of Americans of East Asian, Pacific Islander, South Asian, and Southeast Asian descent.

    ETHST 74 American Indians Today

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will study the development of a greater sensitivity to the American Indian through analysis of ethnocentrism, racialization, and colonialism exhibited in contemporary American pluralistic society. This will be done through the analysis of stereotyping, history, cultural practice, and contemporary issues.

    ETHST 75 Introduction to Chicanx and Latinx Studies

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, students will study the Chicanx and Latinx communities and cultures in U.S. society from Indigenous civilizations to the present. Chicanx and Latinx contributions to U.S. society are examined by using an interdisciplinary approach, including social and behavioral sciences, humanities, literature, art, and music.

    ETHST 76 Introduction to African-American Studies

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is an introduction to African-American Studies centered on black lives and experiences. Drawing from the humanities, the performing arts, the social sciences and cinema, students will examine the profound contributions of African-American cultures that are central to America. This multidisciplinary course approaches African-American Studies as simultaneously authentically American while also embedded with a global black diaspora stretching from the Caribbean to Europe to Asia. Students will examine themes like black resistance, white supremacy, large-scale migration and multiracial coalition building are examined to illustrate the multifaceted dimensions of African-American cultures and black lives, inside and outside of America.

    ETHST 77 Introduction to Ethnic Studies

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is an introduction to Ethnic Studies. The students will examine the cultural, economic, legal and environmental conditions under which different ethnic groups have made a home in America. The term “ethnic” is reframed to explicitly include white colonists and settlers in order to examine the legacy of colonialism, economic oppression and white supremacy against Indigenous peoples, non-white settlers, immigrants and refugees. Students will study key figures, moments and movements in multi-ethnic conflict; cooperation and solidarity are examined to illustrate the strength and influence of the people, old and new, who made, and are remaking America.

    ETHST 80.1 Religion in America

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will explore and analyze the history of and interaction among diverse ethnic and cultural groups in the shaping of American religious discourse and institutions and the encounter between secular and religious forces. It will survey the many multi-cultural personalities, ideas, and movements of the past 400 years.

    ETHST 80.2 Islam

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will explore the origins, spread, and history of Islam, as well as its diversity and presence in the modern world. It will give the student a thorough introduction to the life of Muhammad, the Qur’an, the Hadith, Sunni/Shiite differences, Sufism, Islamic law, philosophy, politics, art, and will discuss Western perceptions, portrayals and encounters with Islam, past and present.

    ETHST 80.3 World Humanities: Arts, Ideas, Values

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An interdisciplinary approach to the study of the arts, ideas, and values of selected world cultures. The course will focus on the visual arts, drama, music, literature, philosophy, and religion--identifying both their interconnectedness and inherent diversity. The course may be taught chronologically or thematically.

    ETHST 80.4 Humanities in the United States

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An interdisciplinary pluralistic exploration of Humanities in the United States. The course will explore the cultural contributions of at least three cultural groups, focusing on the visual arts, music, drama, film, literature and philosophical/religious thought in the United States. In this multidisciplinary course, students will examine possible answers to the question “How is American identity expressed?” This course will explore the cultural expressions, contributions and traditions of different cultural groups in the United States. This course may be presented either chronologically, thematically, or with exclusive focus on a specific humanistic cultural form or tradition such as Cinema, Fine Arts, Literature, Music, Performing Arts and Technology in the United States.

    ETHST 80.5 Popular Culture in the United States

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This class examines the relationship between individual identity and large-scale historical forces for the creation of popular culture.

    ETHST 81.3 The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course examines systems of privilege, oppression, and institutionalized discrimination that influence and help maintain perceptions of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, and their psychological consequences. Racism, sexism, heterosexism, and classism are the major areas addressed with an emphasis on Native, African, Mexican/Latino, and Asian/Pacific Island American populations. Social movements organized within and among racial and ethnic groups that address institutional inequalities in U.S. society will also be analyzed.

    ETHST 81.4 Race and Ethnic Relations

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The sociological study of race and ethnicity in the United States. The course takes a comparative approach in analyzing group interaction, prejudice, privilege, and discrimination. Students will explore the history of immigration, the process of assimilation, and dominant-minority relations over time.

    ETHST 82.1 Identity and Cultural Diversity

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A comparative and historical analysis of society and individual behavior from a multicultural perspective. An examination of American ethnic/cultural groups (African, Asian, European, Latino and Native Americans) and experiences that influence behavior. The relationship between personality development and culture, barriers to cross cultural interaction, communication styles and counseling strategies will also be explored.

    ETHST 83.1 Race, Ethnicity and Gender in American Culture

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An examination of the interrelated roles of race, ethnicity and gender in shaping political and cultural institutions in the United States. From pre-Columbian times to the present, the course will explore and analyze the experiences, contributions, and interconnectedness of African, Asian, European, Latino and Native American peoples.

    ETHST 83.2 History of Chicanx and Latinx from 1848 to present

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Chicanx and Latinx history in the U.S. This course will examine Mexican, Chicanx, and Latinx experiences in the U.S. and their political, economic, social and cultural contributions and adaptations to the U.S. from 1848 to present

    ETHST 83.3 African American History

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A critical examination of African American history and historiography covering the colonial period through the opening of the 21st century. We will trace the African American experience from its West African roots, through the trauma of the Atlantic slave trade, and the struggle of a people to create culture and community under the brutal conditions of American slavery. Following an overview of the Civil War and Reconstruction, students will analyze the rise of “Jim Crow,” black migration, and urbanization over the course to two world wars and the continuing influence of African Americans on the politics and culture of the United States.

    ETHST 84.1 Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to influences and trends in theatre of the United States through the study of contemporary African American, Asian American, Latinx, Native American and Arab American drama. The course will focus on script analysis, video presentations, and play productions to gain a deeper understanding of theatrical expression within each cultural heritage.

    ETHST 85.1 Ethnic Diversity in American Arts and Literature

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A study of ethnic arts and literature in America. Reading, discussion and analysis of trends in the literature of at least three of the following United States ethnic groups: Native American, Asian American, African American, Latino American, Pacific Islander American, Middle Eastern American, European American, and Multi-ethnic American. The course will emphasize the cultural issues that shape each ethnic literature, as well as its special contributions to American literature overall.

  • Fashion Studies (FASH)

    FASH 8 Introductory Textiles

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The study of natural, man-made, and synthetic fibers including their characteristics, use, and care for clothing and home furnishings. Topics include yarn and fabric identification, construction, dyeing and printing processes, finishes, fabric testing, performance and serviceability, and government regulations.

    FASH 52.2 Visual Merchandising

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The study of creative fashion exhibits and window displays used by merchandisers. Students study all aspects of fashion display, including design principles, color, lighting, signage, graphics, fixtures, props, accessories, and mannequins.

    FASH 56 Fashion Design and Illustration

    (Formerly FASH 56A) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to the aesthetic and functional principles of fashion and technical drawing. Principles of drawing using croquis to present designs and technical illustration techniques used for garment production.

    FASH 60 Draped Design

    (Formerly CLTX 60) 2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course completion of FASH 70A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will study the draping methods required to create garment patterns on the dress form with fabric. Draped designs will be translated into production-ready paper patterns and sample garments constructed to test fit and design. Basic sewing skills are required.

    FASH 62A Flat Pattern Design 1

    (Formerly CLTX 50A) 2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 2.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FASH 70A. Recommended: Course Completion of FASH 70B; AND Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in FASH 56.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The student will learn the flat pattern method in which a sloper is used to create patterns for a variety of garment styles. Patterns for tops, skirts, dresses, sleeves, and collars are discussed. Construction of a garment from an original pattern is required.

    FASH 70A Clothing Construction 1

    (Formerly CLTX 70A) 2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to the sewing techniques and garment construction skills used in fashion design and apparel production. Students will learn fundamental skills such as fabric selection, pressing, and operation of a sewing machine in order to construct a variety of samples and finished garments.

    FASH 70B Clothing Construction 2

    (Formerly CLTX 70B) 2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FASH 70A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Building on topics from 70A, this course covers intermediate to advanced sewing and garment construction skills used in fashion design and apparel production. Creating both samples and finished garments, students will build competence working with specialty fabrics, and more complex patterns. Lectures will discuss the important steps of apparel production in the fashion industry.

    FASH 112 Alterations and Sustainability

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of FASH 70A.
    Description: This course provides an overview of sustainable fibers and environmentally conscious apparel manufacturing processes. Students will implement techniques such as deconstruction, alteration, repurposing, and zero waste to create original garment designs.

    FASH 121 Knitwear Construction

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 2.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of FASH 70A.
    Description: Students will learn industry techniques for sewing knitwear apparel including sportswear separates, lingerie, and activewear. Machine skills include use of specialized knit stitches on computer sewing machines, sergers, and cover-stitch machines.

    FASH 139 Fashion Entrepreneurship

    (Formerly FASH 58) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: An in-depth study of the business of apparel, sewn product, and related small fashion enterprises, including legal aspects of business ownership.

    FASH 141 Contemporary Fashion Designers

    (Formerly FASH 55.2) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: A study of the prominent designers and trends in fashion history from the late 19th century to today. Students will research ways that important American and international designers of the last 150 years have influenced and inspired the current fashion industry.

    FASH 152 Fashion Show

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in FASH 152L. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: The study of how fashion shows sell merchandise. Students discuss and plan all aspects of the show including the staging, lighting, music, models, modeling, commentary, and rehearsals in preparation to produce a full-scale fashion show.

    FASH 152L Fashion Show Production Lab

    0.5 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in FASH 152. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: A supervised laboratory for students enrolled in FASH 152, providing the required time, guidance, and lab equipment to collaborate and complete projects associated with the production for a fashion show.

    FASH 770 Fashion Skills Lab

    0 Unit/4 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: An open-entry, open-exit class for students who seek to expand upon their knowledge and skills in fashion. Students will build on the skills developed in referring course(s) in Fashion Studies such as FASH 8, FASH 52.2, FASH 53, FASH 56, FASH 60, FASH 62A, FASH 70A, FASH 70B, FASH 106, FASH 121A, FASH 121B, FASH 139, FASH 151, FASH 152, and FASH 152L.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Fire Technology (FIRE)

    FIRE 50 Ethical Leadership in the Classroom

    0.5 Unit/8.75 hours lecture for 1 week. P/NP Only. Recommended: Course Completion of FIRE 208.1 or FIRE 290; AND Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to identify the value of ethical behavior in instructional settings, describe how ethical norms influence individual ethics, identify a personal ethical perspective and core values and how they impact communication and ethical decision making, and make an ethical decision using an ethical decision making model, in order to assist in making ethical decisions when faced with an ethical dilemma in an instructional setting and carry out the roles and responsibilities of an State Fire Training (SFT) instructor in an ethical manner. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a certificate from the State Board of Fire Services (Pass/No pass).

    FIRE 61 Fire Investigation

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 72. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides information on securing the fire scene and determining the origin and cause of the fire. Topics include responsibilities of a fire investigator, securing the fire ground, conducting an exterior and interior survey, analyzing fire patterns, interpreting individual fire patterns, discriminating the effects of explosions, examining and removing fire debris, reconstructing the area of origin and inspecting the performance of building systems. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be awarded a Fire Investigation IA certificate from the State Board of Fire Services (SBFS).

    FIRE 69 S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior

    2 Units/17.5 hours lecture for 2 weeks. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Must complete FIRE 71 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: S-190 or equivalent
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An intermediate course designed to provide the student with wildland fire behavior knowledge applicable for safe and effective wildland fire management activities. Upon successful completion, students will be awarded a S-290 certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 71 Fire Protection Organization

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides an overview to fire protection and emergency services, career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; culture and history of emergency services, fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as a part of local government, laws and regulations affecting the fire service, fire service nomenclature, specific fire protection functions, basic fire chemistry and physics, introduction to fire protection systems, introduction to fire strategy and tactics and life safety initiatives. (Grade Only)

    FIRE 72 Fire Behavior and Combustion

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Theory and fundamentals of fire ignition, extension, behavior and control. An in-depth study of fire chemistry, fire characteristics of materials, extinguishing and fire control techniques.

    FIRE 73 Fire Prevention Technology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides fundamental knowledge relating to the field of fire prevention. Topics include: history and philosophy of fire prevention; organization of a fire prevention bureau; use and application of codes and standards; plans review; fire inspections; fire and life safety education; and fire investigations.

    FIRE 74 Fire Protection Equipment and Systems

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; and completion of FIRE 71.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An in-depth study of the systems used to provide built-in fire protection to structures including water distribution systems, fire detection and alarm systems, smoke management systems, fire pumps, automatic fire sprinkler systems, residential fire sprinkler systems, standpipe and hose systems, special extinguishing systems and portable fire extinguishers.

    FIRE 76 Building Construction for Fire Protection

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This is a State mandated core course that identifies the different types of elements of construction and design that effect structural firefighting. This course is the study of the components of building construction that relate to fire safety. The elements of construction and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at fires. The development and evolution of building and fire codes, and studies in relationship to past fires in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies. There is one site visit required for both classroom and on-line offerings.

    FIRE 77 Hazardous Materials for Public Safety

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A comprehensive study of the emergency response to hazardous materials (hazmat) incidents. Includes basic hazardous materials legal requirements; hazard recognition and safety; terrorism recognition and response; use of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG); hazardous materials properties and effects; hazardous material classification; chemical monitoring equipment; reference materials and databases; isolation and notification requirements; incident planning, organization, command and scene management; response training levels, tactics and strategies; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); countermeasures; protective actions; decontamination, documentation, and disposal requirements. Students who are successful in the requirements of the course and state testing will receive certificates in Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations (FRO), Decontamination, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), and Incident Command from the California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI). This course certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) for the State of California

    FIRE 78 Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety-Survival

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course introduces the basic principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavioral change throughout the emergency services regarding first responder deaths and injuries.

    FIRE 80 Human Resource Management for Company Officers

    2 Units/10 hours lecture for 4 weeks. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 208.1 or FIRE 290 (Completion of basic fire academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction.). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Certified Fire Fighter II through CA State Fire Training
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An overview of the use of human resources to accomplish assignments, evaluating members performance, supervising personnel and integrating health and safety plans, policies and procedures into daily activities as well as the emergency scene. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 81 Fire Administration for Company Officers

    1 Unit/10 hours lecture for 2 weeks. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 208.1 or FIRE 290 (Completion of basic fire academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction.). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Certified Fire Fighter II through CA State Fire Training
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An overview of the general administrative functions and the implementation of department policies and procedures and conveying the fire department’s role, image and mission to the public. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 82 Fire Inspections and Investigations for Company Officers

    (Formerly FIRE 272) 2 Units/7 hours lecture for 5 weeks. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 208.1 or FIRE 290 (Completion of basic fire academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Certified Fire Fighter II through CA State Fire Training
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An overview of the information necessary to conduct inspections, identify hazards and address violations, performing a fire investigation to determine preliminary cause and to secure the incident scene and preserve evidence. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 83 All Risk Command Operations for Company Officers

    2 Units/10 hours lecture for 4 weeks. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Completion of FIRE 85 AND FIRE 91 or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Certified Fire Fighter II through CA State Fire Training
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An overview of the information necessary to conduct incident size-up and the development and implementation of initial plan of action involving single and multi-unit operations for various types of emergency incidents as well as mitigating the situation following agency safety procedures, conducting pre-incident planning and developing and conducting a post-incident analysis. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 84 Wildland Incident Operations for Company Officers

    2 Units/10 hours lecture for 4 weeks. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 69 AND FIRE 83 or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Certified Fire Fighter II through CA State Fire Training
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An overview of the information necessary to evaluate and report incident conditions, analyze incident needs, develop and implement a plan of action to deploy incident resources, completing all operations to suppress a wildland fire, establishing an incident command post, creating an Incident Action Plan (IAP), and completing incident records and reports. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 85 Hazardous Materials Incident Commander

    2 Units/2.25 hours lecture. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 208.1 or FIRE 290 (Completion of basic fire academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction.). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A study of the emergency response to Hazardous Material (Hazmat) incidents with an emphasis on the role of the Incident Commander (IC) as defined by OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (Hazwoper) regulations, including basic hazardous materials chemistry, regulations, the tactics and strategy of mitigation, decontamination, and scene management. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate in Hazardous Materials IC from the California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI).

    FIRE 86A Fire Service Instructor I

    (Formerly FIRE 273.1) 2 Units/10 hours lecture for 4 weeks. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 71 (Completion of basic fire academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction.). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Certified Fire Fighter II through CA State Fire Training
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary for the entry level professional instructor to perform his or her duties safely, effectively, and competently. The curriculum is based on the 2012 edition of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. At the end of this course, candidates for Fire Service Instructor I certification will be able to teach and deliver instruction from a prepared lesson plan utilizing instructional aids and evaluation instruments. The Fire Service Instructor I will also be able to adapt a lesson plan and complete the reporting requirements to the local jurisdiction. This Company Officer course is one of a series required for Company Officer Certification by California State Fire Training. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 86B Fire Service Instructor II Instructional Development

    (Formerly FIRE 273.2) 1 Unit/1.5 hours lecture, 6.5 hours laboratory for 5 weeks. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 86A or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary for the intermediate level professional instructor to perform his or her duties safely, effectively, and competently. The curriculum is based on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. At the end of this course, candidates for Fire Service Instructor II certification will be able to develop lesson plans and evaluation instruments, teach and deliver instruction, and evaluate and coach other instructors. The Fire Service Instructor II will also be able to analyze resources and formulate a program budget. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 86C Fire Service Instructor III Instructional Program Management

    1 Unit/2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory for 5 weeks. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 86B or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course provides information on planning, developing and implementing comprehensive training programs and curricula. Topics include instructional development, program management, program and instructor evaluation and test reliability and validity. The curriculum is based on the 2015 edition of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 90 Firefighting Tactics and Strategy

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 71. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An in-depth analysis of the principles of fire control through utilization of personnel, equipment, pre-planning fire problems, extinguishing agents and fire command and control procedures on the fire ground. Topics include a review of fire chemistry, methods of fire attack, rescue, exposure protection, confinement, overhaul, ventilation, property conservation, post fire analysis and command procedures.

    FIRE 91 ICS-200 Basic Incident Command System

    (Formerly FIRE 259) 1 Unit/18 hours lecture for 1 week. P/NP Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Students are required to complete FEMA online courses including IS-100, IS-700 and IS-800.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The course prepares the student to serve as a fire officer by introducing them to the principles of the Incident Command System (ICS) associated with incident related performance. Topics include leadership and management, delegation of authority, the concept of Management-By-Objectives (MBO), functional areas and positions, briefings, organizational flexibility, transitions and transfer of command. The course is required for State Fire Training (SFT) Company Officer certification. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 99I Fire Technology Occupational Work Experience Internship

    0.5-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 208.1 OR Course Completion of FIRE 290. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an application, interview, placement and verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Fire Occupational Work Experience Internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship placement; and supervised employment of students that extends to the job site classroom learning that relates to the students' educational or occupational goal in Fire Technology. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major in Fire Technology, have completed courses in their major, or have acquired a high level of skill in their discipline, and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid position. Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in Fire Technology.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

    FIRE 107.1 Volunteer Firefighter Skills

    1.5 Units/0.5 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Must pass a criminal background check as required by the respective Sonoma County Fire agency where instruction occurs and possession of a current Class C California Driver's License. medical history statement and cardiac risk assessment signed a by a physician for participation in physical activities including climbing, carrying and lifting heavy equipment (65-100 lbs.), rescue/body drags (165 lbs.) and live fire exercises (crawling and pulling pressurized hose lines).
    Description: This is a basic operations course designed to provide the student with an overview of both manipulative and technical firefighting operations and procedures necessary to safely function as a volunteer firefighter. This course is designed to be a pathway for meeting many of the requirements for California State Firefighter I certification.

    FIRE 107.2 Advanced Volunteer Firefighter Skills

    4 Units/3.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: An extended format course of advanced operations designed to provide the student with an overview of both manipulative and technical firefighting operations and procedures necessary to safely function as a volunteer firefighter. This course is designed to be a pathway to meet many of the requirements for California State Firefighter I certification including Hazardous Materials First Responder, State Fire Training Confined Space Awareness, ICS-200, Title 22 First Aid and National Wildfire Coordinating Group S-130, 131 and 190.

    FIRE 206 Wildland Firefighter Academy

    1.25 Units/4 hours by arrangement. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 208.1 OR FIRE 290 or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction.
    Description: An intensive study of wildland firefighting, fire control strategy and tactics, mobile attack, wildland hose lays and handline construction and wildland safety and survival, and a field skills day is included with live fire operations. Course also includes two overnight sessions. Students must adhere to the same dress, rules and conduct as prescribed in the Firefighter I Academy. Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to apply for a CAL FIRE Basic Firefighter Certificate.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    FIRE 208 Introduction to Firefighter Academy

    1.5 Units/11 hours lecture, 4.5 hours laboratory, 2 hours by arrangement for 2 weeks. P/NP Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Description: A study of the knowledge and skills required to be successful in the Firefighter I Academy including hose handling, knot tying, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), use of fire department ground ladders and physical training. Students will also be introduced to the code of conduct required in a fire academy setting and background investigations used in the fire service hiring process.

    FIRE 208.4 Firefighter 1 Capstone Training

    1 Unit/8.75 hours laboratory for 6 weeks. P/NP Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course prepares students to meet the State Fire Training (SFT) requirements for Firefighter I (FFI) including the capstone knowledge and skills necessary to pass FFI. Upon successful completion, students will receive a pass letter from SFT and a FFI pass certificate from the college.
    Legally Mandated Repetition

    FIRE 208.5 Firefighter II Capstone Training

    0.5 Unit/2 hours lecture, 10 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Completion of all SFT Lecture and Activity requirements as identified in the FFII Course Plan. Must possess a STT FFI certificate.
    Description: This course prepares students to meet the State Fire Training (SFT) requirements for Firefighter II (FFII) including the capstone knowledge and skills necessary to pass. Upon successful completion, students will receive a pass letter from SFT.

    FIRE 241 Driver Operator 1A

    1.5 Units/1.25 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: Enrollment in this course is limited to students who currently possess a valid Class C California driver license as required by the California Vehicle Code.
    Description: Provide students with the information on fire apparatus preventive maintenance and driving/operating. Topics include routine tests, inspections and servicing functions, operation, backing, maneuvering and turning apparatus under a variety of conditions; and operation of all fixed systems on a fire apparatus. The course is based on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. The course fulfills the requirements for a Class C Firefighter Endorsement. Upon successful completion, students will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 258 Fire Apparatus 1B, Pumping Apparatus Operations

    1 Unit/1.75 hours lecture, 6.25 hours laboratory for 5 weeks. P/NP Only. Recommended: Course Completion of FIRE 71 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Must have a valid Class C California State Driver's license and completion of Office of the State Fire Marshal Firefighter I and Driver Operator IA training as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction.
    Description: This course provides information on pumping apparatus, preventive maintenance and operations. Topics include routine tests, inspections and servicing functions; producing hand, master and foam fire streams, relay pump operations and supplying water to sprinkler and standpipe systems. This course is based on National Fire Protection Administration (NFPA) 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. Upon successful completion, students will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 280 Structural Firefighting Dynamics

    0.25 Unit/3 hours lecture, 5 hours laboratory for 1 week. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 208.1 or FIRE 290.
    Description: This course is designed to develop the fundamental skills necessary to combat structure fires by exposing students to real fire behavior scenarios. During the course, students will review topics such as flashover, roll over, reading smoke, flow path and ventilation as it pertains to fire behavior and modern suppression techniques.

    FIRE 283 S-219 Firing Operations

    0.5 Unit/2 hours lecture, 16 hours laboratory for 2 weeks. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 290 OR FIRE 208.1. Limits on enrollment: Students must provide medical clearance and or a clearance letter from their agency. Must have the following Fire certificates: ICS-200, RT-130, S-230 and S-290.
    Description: An intermediate course designed to meet the training needs of Firing Boss (FIRB) as outlined in the Wildland Fire Qualifications System Guide and the position Task Book developed for the position. Students will be engaged in strenuous, live firefighting activities working with hand tools in elevated temperatures often exceeding 90 degrees. Upon successful completion, students will be awarded an S-219 certificate from the State Board of Fire Services (SBFS).

    FIRE 284 Truck Academy Operations

    1.5 Units/3 hours lecture, 17 hours laboratory for 4 weeks. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Possession of a State issued Firefighter I Certificate or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety
    Description: An intermediate course designed for veteran firefighters or other interested students who wish to enhance their knowledge and ability as it pertains to fire ground truck operations, tactics and strategy. Basic building and roof construction, vertical and horizontal ventilation, forcible entry, positive and negative ventilation, search and rescue, thermal imaging technology, firefighter safety and survival, rapid intervention tactics, elevator rescue, vehicle extrication and other related truck company operations will be discussed.

    FIRE 284.1 Residential Truck Academy

    1 Unit/8 hours lecture, 32 hours laboratory for 1 week. Grade or P/NP. Limits on enrollment: Completion of an accredited Firefighter I Academy.
    Description: An intensive course designed for firefighters who wish to enhance their knowledge and ability as it pertains to residential fire ground truck operations, tactics and strategy. Topics covered include basic building and roof construction, fire behavior, reading smoke, establishing incident priorities, vertical and horizontal ventilation, forcible entry, building search and live fire exercises.

    FIRE 285 Structural Firefighting in Live-fire Simulators

    0.5 Unit/1 hour lecture, 5 hours laboratory for 4 weeks. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Completion of FIRE 208.1 or FIRE 290 or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course is designed to develop fundamental skills in combating structure fires by providing the students with a thorough understanding of fire behavior, ventilation procedures and techniques, interior and exterior fire attack using a live fire simulator. In many cases, this will be the firefighter’s first exposure to live structural firefighting. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a completion certificate from the State Board of Fire Services.

    FIRE 290 Firefighter Academy

    17.5 Units/8 hours lecture, 19.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FIRE 71 and EMC 100 and FIRE 208 (or their equivalent as determined by the Dean of Public Safety Instruction). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Current Class "C" California Driver License. A Fire Program Medical Clearance Statement signed by a physician for participation in a rigorous fitness program and other physical activities including climbing, rappelling, carrying and lifting heavy equipment (65-100 lbs.), rescue/body drags (165 lbs.) and live fire exercises (crawling and pulling pressurized hose lines). Said statement is valid one year from the date of endorsement.
    Description: An intensive series of skills and knowledge needed for the entry level professional fire fighter to perform his/her duties safely, effectively and competently. Combined with Emergency Medical Technician, meets the educational requirements for Firefighter I and Firefighter II certification as established by the State Board of Fire Services. Course also includes two overnight sessions. Upon successful completion of the wildland component, students also receive a CAL FIRE Basic Firefighter Certificate.

    FIRE 708 Basic Fire/EMC Practices

    0 Unit/6 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: A skills development course designed to provide the emergency responder student with manipulative and technical operations and procedures. Cognitive and psychomotor skills will be evaluated to enhance training in fire fighting, extrication, rescue, and emergency care. Student may use computer lab or simulators, psychomotor skills practice and performance practice to meet the standards of the course.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Floristry (FLORS)

    FLORS 83A Beginning Floral Design

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, students will explore the fundamentals of design, techniques, and skills practiced in the florist industry. Includes designs, mechanics, guides to design; introduction to flower and foliage shapes and their use; cut flower care; corsage practice; containers and designer aids.

    FLORS 83B Intermediate Floral Design

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FLORS 83A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will apply the fundamentals of theory, techniques, and skills developed in Basic Floral Design to elaborate floral designs, containers, and flowers, with an emphasis on effective and efficient use of materials and speed.

    FLORS 105 Flowers to Wear and Carry

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FLORS 83A.
    Description: Students will design and construct floral arrangements to wear and carry including corsages, hand-held bouquets, boutonnieres, and wristlets. Students will learn a variety of techniques for constructing arrangements with diverse materials.

    FLORS 108 Display and Merchandising for Retail Florists

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture, 0.5 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: In this course, students will explore visual merchandizing and display for retail florists. Students will learn principles, fixtures and accessories for effective visual merchandising used by successful retail florists.

    FLORS 112 Wedding Design

    (Formerly FLORS 85) 2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FLORS 83B.
    Description: In this course, students will explore the principles, practices, and methods used by florists in designing and creating wedding arrangements.

    FLORS 113 Floral Tributes

    (Formerly FLORS 93) 2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FLORS 83B. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Students will apply design theory and mechanics to design and create floral arrangements for sympathy occasions. Student arrangements will include design for casket covers, standing and flat sprays, set work, sympathy arrangements, and lid pieces. Delivery and set-up will also be discussed.

    FLORS 114 Retail Flower Business Management

    (Formerly FLORS 94) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: In this course, students will explore aspects of owning/managing a flower business. This course covers advertising and merchandising, refrigeration, shrinkage, wire services, simple bookkeeping, permits and licenses, and management and personnel procedures as applied to floral industry.

    FLORS 116 Identification and Handling of Flowers, Foliages and Plants

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of FLORS 83A; and eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Description: Identification, care and handling of fresh flowers, foliage, and plants for individuals interested in working and advancing in the floral industry.

    FLORS 183C Advanced Floral Design

    (Formerly FLORS 83C) 2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FLORS 83B.
    Description: In this course students will explore advanced design concepts including color theory, use of textures, and the practical application and construction of decorative and natural design styles. Students will also explore the care and use of tropical flowers and foliages.

    FLORS 187 European & Advanced Contemporary Floral Design

    (Formerly FLORS 87) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FLORS 83B.
    Description: In this course, students will explore principles and techniques used in the design and construction of European and advanced contemporary floral arrangements.

  • Foods and Nutrition (FDNT)

    FDNT 10 Elementary Nutrition

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: NUTR 110
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area E
    Description: Introduction to the basic principles of nutrition and the relationship of the human diet to health and lifestyle related diseases. Descriptions of individual nutrients, optimal daily intakes, and food sources. Discussions of factors that influence nutrient bioavailability, results of nutrient deficiencies and excesses, consumer nutrition food issues, reliable sources of food and nutrition information.

    FDNT 60 Nutrition and Physical Fitness

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Contemporary findings in nutrition specifically related to performance in athletics and exercise. Computer analysis of calorie and nutrient intake and application of the results to improve and enhance performance, energy level, and general well-being.

    FDNT 62 Nutrition and Diet Therapy

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Eligibility for MATH 150A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students will be introduced to nutrition and its role in health, disease risk reduction and treatment of disease. The course will include an overview of individual nutrients, optimal daily intakes, food sources and results of nutrient deficiencies and excess. Students will study nutrition therapy and its role in the prevention and treatment of common medical conditions such as diabetes, intestinal tract disorders and diseases of the liver and kidneys.

    FDNT 70 Introduction to Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Professional roles, skills, responsibilities and opportunities in the fields of nutrition, dietetics and food service management. Introduction to the history of the profession, related government agencies, scientific literature and resources, and professional code of ethics.

    FDNT 75 Principles of Food

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to food science principles including whole food preparation techniques for healthy food production. Emphasis on food sanitation and safety, nutrition, sensory evaluation, food standards and quality, ingredients and their functions and interactions.

  • French (FREN)

    FREN 1 Elementary French-Part 1

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 6A
    Description: Beginning elementary listening, speaking, reading and writing in French. Introduction to France and French-speaking cultures worldwide.

    FREN 2 Elementary French-Part 2

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: FREN 1 or two years of high school French. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French. Exploration of France and French-speaking cultures worldwide. Continuation and expansion of French 1.

    FREN 3 Intermediate French-Part 1

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: FREN 2 or three years of high school French. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Speaking, reading and writing in French with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge. Review of beginning linguistic and cultural content.

    FREN 4 Intermediate French-Part 2

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: FREN 3 or four years of high school French. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Speaking, reading and writing in French with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge. Review and expansion of French 1-3.

    FREN 50A Conversation for Beginners-Part 1

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A beginning conversational French course designed to develop those listening and speaking skills needed at school, on the job, and in the community. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening and conversational activities. An introduction to the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.

    FREN 50B Conversation for Beginners-Part 2

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FREN 50A or FREN 1 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A continuation of beginning Conversational French course designed to improve listening and speaking proficiencies including development of core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.

    FREN 50C Intermediate Conversation

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of FREN 2 OR FREN 50B. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An intermediate-level French conversation course designed to improve fluency through expansion of active vocabulary, attention to verb tense usage and oral practice.

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    GIS 40 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The course introduces students to fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Topics include elements of GIS, data structures and their management, introductory input and output functions and mapping possibilities. Hands-on exposure to GIS technology through the use of computers and current industry standard software is provided during the laboratory. A working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office is recommended.

    GIS 51 Intermediate Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of GIS 40 and APTECH 191.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This is an intermediate level course in the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Topics include elements of GIS, data structures and their management, intermediate input and output functions and mapping possibilities. Hands-on exposure to GIS technology through the use of computers and current industry standard software is provided during the laboratory.

    GIS 54 Data Acquisition in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in GIS 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Develop skills in the acquisition, conversion, integration, analysis, management, storage and drafting of geospatial and attribute data for Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

  • Geography (GEOG)

    GEOG 3 World Regional Geography

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: GEOG 125
    GE: AA/AS areas D,H;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: Regional geography focuses on location and place; where people and places are in the world, their similarities and differences, and reasons for their locations. Emphasis is placed on the interaction between the physical and human environments, culture, population, social and economic issues, historical influences and the impact of globalization.

    GEOG 4 Physical Geography

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: GEOG 110
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: Physical Geography is an introduction to the study of the Earth and the processes that form and shape its physical features and landforms. Topics include Earth dimensions and motions, map reading and map use, Earth-Sun relationships, weather and climate, and tectonic and surface processes. Emphasis is placed on recognizing, describing, and interpreting the spatial distribution of Earth features and the processes that shape these features.

    GEOG 7 Introduction to Human Geography

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: GEOG 120
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: Human geography is the study of the world, its people, communities, and cultures. Includes human population, ethnicity, culture, agriculture, development and settlement patterns, and social, political and economic systems. Emphasis is placed on spatial patterns and the interactions between humans and the physical environment.

    GEOG 10 Introduction to Weather and Climate

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: A descriptive introduction to the science of the atmosphere. Topics include Earth/Sun relationships, temperature, atmospheric pressure and wind, clouds and precipitation, storm fronts, hurricanes and tornadoes, weather forecasting, climate patterns and climate change, and atmospheric optics. California weather patterns and climate will be emphasized.

    GEOG 10L Weather and Climate Lab

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in GEOG 10.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU area B3;IGETC area 5C
    Description: Hands-on lab activities exploring weather and climate phenomena. This class is the lab component for Introduction to Weather and Climate (GEOG 10). Emphasis is placed on analysis and interpretation of weather reports, forecasts, surface weather maps, upper level air charts, satellite and radar imagery, and other remotely sensed data. Climate classification and climate data will also be included.

  • Geology (GEOL)

    GEOL 1 The Earth

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: GEOL 100
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: An introduction to rocks, minerals, landforms and the dynamic processes that shape the Earth. Course includes the study of plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, and surface processes such as streams, shorelines and glaciers.

    GEOL 1L Geology Lab

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in GEOL 1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: GEOL 100L
    GE: CSU area B3;IGETC area 5C
    Description: An introduction to Earth materials through the identification of minerals and rocks. Interpretation of geologic processes and landforms through analyzing maps and other data.

    GEOL 7 Geology Field Trip

    1-3 Units/Up to 1 hour lecture, 6 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of GEOL 1, GEOL 11 or PHYSC 21.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Investigation of the geologic features of various locations within California, through field study and observation. Destinations may include Yosemite, Long Valley Caldera, Point Reyes, Bodega Bay, Mt. Lassen, and the Modoc Plateau. Identification of rocks, minerals, landforms, geologic history, and geologic processes in the field. Course includes a four to five day field trip and strenuous hiking. Good overall health and fitness are recommended for anyone considering enrolling in this class.

    GEOL 11 Geology of California

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: GEOL 200
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: Introduction to the geologic principles and processes that formed and continue to influence California's geologic and tectonic environment. Overview of the origin and interpretation of rocks and fossils, volcanoes, earthquakes, plate tectonics, and the geologic history of California.

    GEOL 20 Natural Disasters

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: A survey of Earth's processes that have direct, often sudden and violent impacts on societies and civilizations. Discussion will focus on causes, effects and mitigation efforts for hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, erosion and landslides, bolide impacts and drought.

  • German (GERM)

    GERM 1 Elementary German-Part 1

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 6A
    Description: Introduction to German grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication. Not recommended for students who have successfully completed 2 years of high school German or equivalent within the past 3 years.

    GERM 2 Elementary German-Part 2

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: GERM 1 OR two years of high school German or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Elementary German grammar and development of all language skills continued in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication.

    GERM 3 Intermediate German-Part 1

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Three years of high school German OR GERM 2. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Speaking, reading and writing in German with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge. Review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.

    GERM 4 Intermediate German-Part 2

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Four years of high school German or GERM 3. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Speaking, reading and writing in German with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge. Review and expansion of German 1-3

    GERM 50B Conversation for Beginners-Part 2

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of GERM 1 or GERM 50A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A continuation of the beginning conversational course, German 50A, designed to improve those listening and speaking proficiencies needed at school, on the job, in the community and throughout the German-speaking world. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening and conversational activities, furthering the development of the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.

  • Graphic Design (GD)

    GD 15 History of Graphic Design

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: Exploration of the development of graphic design. A broad survey of notable stages and accomplishments in the evolution of graphic design from prehistory to the present. Examines how through the centuries particular cultures, movements, works and individuals affect graphic design today.

    GD 20 Introduction to Typography and Letterforms

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in GD 51.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An introduction to typography for visual communications in graphic design. The class emphasizes the use of typography in the design process, including aspects of analytical and creative design through typical media, including: a brochure, poster, or magazine ad. Students explore the evolution and classification of letterforms, the investigation of structure, format, legibility, and expression. Exercises include both hand and digital skills, including hand lettering and experimental type, with an emphasis on the application of typography.

    GD 51 Introduction to Graphic Design

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to visual communications in the field of graphic design. The course includes: concept development, the creative design process, production, and presentation techniques through the development of design projects on various media, including beginning computer software skills. Emphasis will be placed on the application of basic design principles to graphic design problems in visual communications. Design solutions will explore the potential of strategy, concept, and design utilizing composition, layout, illustration, photography, typography, and symbology.

    GD 53 Design Techniques in Illustrator

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of CS 71.11.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An intensive course on Adobe Illustrator and its uses in the field of graphic design. Students learn the essentials of creating vector images through projects including logo design and digital illustrations, while utilizing essential design principles.

    GD 54 Principles of Layout and Design

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CS 72.11A and GD 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course focuses on the concept of layout design through project based learning. Topics covered include the design of: advertisements, editorial layouts, books, and digital publications. Students will learn to apply design principles to create effective layouts while using industry standard technology.

    GD 57 Getting It Printed: Digital Prepress and Print Production

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of GD 54.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A course designed to prepare the graphic design student for dealing with the prepress and print production process. The student will learn the skills needed to create accurate files for printing using a variety of processes, learn skills necessary to communicate and work with prepress vendors and printing firms, and choose wherever appropriate printing solutions that support sustainability and environmental concerns.

    GD 60 Creating the Professional Portfolio

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students learn to prepare professional print, digital and web portfolios for graphic design, photography and art. This course teaches students how to navigate the job market, essential interview skills, presenting their work, networking skills, resumes, self-promotion, and honing essential soft-skills. Student must supply 15 pre-existing high quality pieces to be approved by the instructor.

    GD 62 Color Theory for Designers

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A study of the principles, theories, and applications of additive and subtractive color in two dimensions. Topics will include major historical and contemporary color systems, production of projects in applied color, and the elements of design as they apply to color. This course will also work with color in the context of industry standard computer software, such as: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

    GD 63 Online Resources for Graphic Designers

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A course to survey the online resources and tools available for graphic designers. Topics will include: exploring design information, galleries and trends on the world wide web, using free online tools for projects and business, locating and downloading fonts, graphics and software, and finding helpful business, career and education resources. Students must have a reliable e-mail account, and basic proficiency in using computers, the Internet, and word processing software.. (Formerly taught as APGR 69)

    GD 65 Business Skills for Creatives

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Whether you plan to run a graphic design company or work as a freelancer, understanding the nuts and bolts of running a creative business is essential. This course will cover business-related topics including project management, estimating and billing, record keeping and taxes. Students will learn best practices for working with clients, vendors, and colleagues.

    GD 90 Designing the User Experience

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of GD 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers user experience design, following the user-centered design process. It is oriented toward practical methods for approaching a design problem holistically, beyond usability and usefulness. It examines different target platforms such as smartphone, tablets, and desktop systems. A user-centric approach is employed to determine which platform is best for the desired application. In this class, students will demonstrate an understanding of user experience including how to design for it and how to evaluate it. This course teaches a set of techniques to gather information about what the user needs, how to design and model interfaces based on those needs and then how to evaluate the design to ascertain that the user's goals are met.

    GD 145 Package Design

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of GD 51. Recommended: Course Completion of GD 53.
    Description: This course emphasizes the application of graphic design elements to various forms of package design. Students will learn how to use a variety of graphic tools, materials, and techniques to create three-dimensional package design that is innovative and functional. Each design solution is developed from the angle of project requirements, marketing and branding, audience appeal, and product needs. Areas of study will include the package design process, prototyping, material testing, crafting 3D models, brand awareness, container functionality and executing the final designs.

  • Health Care (HLC)

    HLC 52 Introduction to Public Health

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent; and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in HLE 5.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The course provides an introduction to the discipline of Public Health. Students will gain an understanding of the basic concepts of public health, the history and accomplishments of public health officials and agencies. An overview of the functions of various public health professions, institutions, and an in-depth examination of the core public health disciplines is covered. Topics of the discipline include the epidemiology of infectious and chronic diseases, prevention and control of diseases in the community, analysis of the social determinants of health and strategies for eliminating disease, illness and health disparities among various populations; community organizing and health promotion programming; environmental health and safety; global health; and healthcare policies.

    HLC 120 Health Careers Institute

    4 Units/2.67 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Students must be current on following immunizations: MMR, Varicella-Zoster, current TB clearance. Proper paperwork must be completed and submitted to instructor prior to deadline as published in schedule.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce high school students to opportunities in the health care field through lecture, laboratory, and fieldwork experiences.

    HLC 140 Health Care Implications of Anatomy and Physiology

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in ANAT 140. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: Implications of anatomy and physiology for patient care, including relationship of body structures and functions to health and disease. Designed as preparation for selected health sciences programs.

    HLC 160 Medical Terminology

    (Formerly HLC 60) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Basic foundation for those who plan to work in health related fields. Provides medical terminology for anatomy, physiology, diseases, medical procedures, treatment and drugs for all the body systems.

  • Health Education (HLE)

    HLE 5 Personal Health and Wellness

    (Formerly HLE 50) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU area E
    Description: Examination of current health issues and application of health behavior change theories to every day life situations and decisions. Topics such as fitness, diet, stress, substance abuse, sexuality, personal safety, as well as environmental health are explored and discussed. Focus on student evaluation of practices and attitudes that affect their health status throughout life. (Formerly: HLE 50)

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR)

    HVACR 101 Introduction to HVAC/Refrigeration

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to career opportunities within the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning (HVAC), and refrigeration industry. Discussion to include the employment working conditions, social aspects, educational and experience requirements, customer relations, professional ethics, and potential income opportunities. Field trips may be required.

    HVACR 102 Basic Refrigeration and Heating Systems

    4 Units/2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only.
    Description: In this course, students will study basic commercial and residential refrigeration and heating systems. This course includes principles of and procedures with heating and cooling systems, system controls, measurement devices, personal safety, refrigerants, use of hand-held tools, materials used in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), and refrigeration systems, and the introduction and use of oxygen/acetylene torch for joining fittings and tubing.

    HVACR 103 Heating Systems

    4 Units/2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HVACR 102.
    Description: In this intermediate level course, students will study and investigate commercial and residential heating systems.

    HVACR 104 Air-Conditioning and Heat Pumps

    4 Units/2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HVACR 102.
    Description: In this course, students will study and investigate commercial and residential air conditioning and heat pump systems.

    HVACR 105 Commercial Refrigeration and Ice Machines

    4 Units/2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HVACR 102.
    Description: In this course, students will study and service commercial refrigeration, residential refrigeration, and ice-making machines.

    HVACR 106 HVAC Controls, Theory and Terminology

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HVACR 102.
    Description: In this course, students will perform an intermediate study and investigation of commercial and residential Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) control systems.

    HVACR 107 EPA and OSHA for HVACR

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HVACR 102.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to the Occupational, Safety and Health Administration's 10 training course (OSHA 10) educating entry-level workers in construction and construction-related jobs to the basic practices of identifying, reducing, eliminating, and reporting hazards associated with their work. Students who pass the exam at the end of the course are eligible to receive the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach Department of Labor (DOL) course completion card. Students will also acquire the technical skills to complete the Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act "EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Certification Program". They will study types of refrigerants, practical refrigerant recovery, recycling, evacuation, and recharging. Students successfully completing this course will receive the Section 608 EPA Universal Certification. A written board approved exam will be administered within the course whereupon students who successfully pass with 72% or higher will earn the Section 608 EPA Universal Certification.

  • History (HIST)

    HIST 1.1 World History to 1500

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: The growth of civilizations and the inter-relationships of the peoples of Europe, Asia, Africa and Americas to 1500.

    HIST 1.2 World History Since 1500 C.E.

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: The history and development of world civilizations and the interrelationships of peoples from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas since 1500 C.E.

    HIST 4.1 History of Western Civilization to 1648 C.E.

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: HIST 170
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to a survey of Western Civilizations to 1648 C.E. The course begins with the Ancient Near East, and includes the study of ancient Greece, ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Reformation.

    HIST 4.2 History of Western Civilization from 1648 C.E.

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: HIST 180
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: A survey of European history from 1648 C.E. to the present. The course includes the study of the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution and Napoleon, the Industrial Revolution, World War I, Communism, World War II, the Cold War, and globalism.

    HIST 5 History of the Modern Middle East

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: An introduction to the history of the Middle East focusing on the regional and international influences that have shaped the area over the last two centuries. The course begins with an overview of the pre-modern period before turning to political, social, cultural and economic issues of the modern era. Topics include the Arab-Israeli conflict, the power of oil, the preoccupation with authoritarian rule, challenges to social and economic development, the rise of Islamic political movements, and the role of outside powers in shaping the region.

    HIST 8.1 History of Latin America from Pre-Columbian to 1830

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: An introductory survey of Latin American history from pre-Columbian times to the 1830s. This course will examine the history of Indigenous societies, the development of the European colonial system, and subsequent independence movements.

    HIST 8.2 History of Latin America from 1830 to Present

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: An introductory survey of Latin American history from the early 19th century to the present. This course will analyze the convergence of different ethnic groups and their contributions to the new socio-political systems that developed after independence, the intervention of the United States in these countries, neo-colonialism, and specific revolutionary movements in Mexico, Cuba, Chile, Nicaragua and El Salvador.

    HIST 17.1 History of the United States to 1877

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: HIST 130
    GE: AA/AS areas D,F;CSU areas C,C2,D,X1;IGETC areas 4,XA
    Description: History of the United States through Reconstruction.

    HIST 17.2 United States History from 1877

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: HIST 140
    GE: AA/AS areas D,F;CSU areas D,X1;IGETC areas 4,XA
    Description: A survey of United States history from 1877 to the present. This course will focus on social, political, economic, and cultural events that have helped shape the history of the United States.

    HIST 18.1 History of Women in the United States to 1877

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,F;CSU areas C2,D,X1;IGETC areas 4,XA
    Description: An in-depth historical study of the political, economic, cultural, and social developments of women in the United States to 1877.

    HIST 18.2 History of Women in the United States Since 1877

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,F;CSU areas C2,D,X1;IGETC areas 4,XA
    Description: An in-depth historical study of the political, economic, cultural, and social developments of women in the United States since 1877.

    HIST 20 History of the US Since 1945

    (Formerly HIST 17.3) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: This course will explore the political, economic, and social history of America from 1945 to the present including the United States’ role in the Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Domestic trends examined will include the expanding consumer society, the rise of social movements, and the response of neo-conservatism. Additionally, the course will focus on America's relationship to the larger world including battling post 9-11 terrorism, participation in the Middle East conflict, globalization and dealing with climate change.

    HIST 21 Race, Ethnicity and Gender in American Culture

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,F,G;CSU areas D,X1;IGETC areas 4,XA
    Description: An examination of the interrelated roles of race, ethnicity and gender in shaping political and cultural institutions in the United States. From pre-Columbian times to the present, the course will explore and analyze the experiences, contributions, and interconnectedness of African, Asian, European, Latino and Native American peoples.

    HIST 22 History of California

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: A survey of California history from the precolonial period to the present. The course will examine the distinct contributions and interactions of diverse peoples and environments. Special attention is given to how political power is shaped by race, gender, class, and ethnicity in different periods of the state's history.

    HIST 26 History of Chicanx and Latinx from 1848 to present

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: Chicanx and Latinx history in the U.S. This course will examine Mexican, Chicanx, and Latinx experiences in the U.S. and their political, economic, social and cultural contributions and adaptations to the U.S. from 1848 to present

    HIST 30 African American History

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas D,G;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: A critical examination of African American history and historiography covering the colonial period through the opening of the 21st century. We will trace the African American experience from its West African roots, through the trauma of the Atlantic slave trade, and the struggle of a people to create culture and community under the brutal conditions of American slavery. Following an overview of the Civil War and Reconstruction, students will analyze the rise of “Jim Crow,” black migration, and urbanization over the course to two world wars and the continuing influence of African Americans on the politics and culture of the United States.

    HIST 33 History of Mexico

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area D;CSU area D;IGETC area 4
    Description: Study of Mexican social, political and economic history from the Pre-Columbian era to the present.

  • Horticulture (HORT)

    HORT 8 Landscape Plants: Summer/Fall

    (Formerly HORT 54) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Identification, growth habits, culture and ornamental use of landscape and indoor plants adapted to California climates. Includes an introduction to plant taxonomic system and botanical nomenclature. Emphasis on plants listed in the current California Association of Nurserymen and Garden Centers (CANGC) and National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Certification Tests Plant Lists. Presentation of those plants best observed and studied in the summer and fall of the year through field lectures on SRJC grounds and at other locations.

    HORT 12 Landscape Plants: Winter/Spring

    (Formerly HORT 55) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: AG - EH 112L
    Description: Identification, growth habits, culture and ornamental use of landscape and indoor plants adapted to California climates. Includes an introduction to plant taxonomic system and botanical nomenclature. Emphasis on plants listed in the current California Association of Nurserymen (CAN) and Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA) Certification Tests Plant Lists. Presentation of those plants best observed and studied in the winter and spring of the year through field lectures on SRJC grounds and at other locations.

    HORT 50.1 Introduction to Horticultural Science

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to horticulture with an emphasis on the basics of plant growth and development, plant descriptions and classification, basic plant propagation, soils, fertilizers, and water management. This is the first half of a two-part series exploring (1) horticulture as an applied science and (2) horticultural careers.

    HORT 50.2 Horticulture Industry and Careers

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Exploration into career opportunities, professional organizations, and required skills within the horticulture industry, including nursery, landscape, and floriculture trades.

    HORT 51 Introduction to Horticulture

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100; AND CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to environmental horticulture with an emphasis on nursery operations, landscaping, turf management, and floral industries. Topics include: basic botany; plant identification and classification; cultural practices; propagation; structures and layout; pest management; planting; container gardening and houseplants; landscape design; floral design; turfgrass installation and care, and survey of career opportunities in the industry.

    HORT 56 Horticultural Enterprise Project

    2-4 Units/Up to 1 hour lecture, 9 hours by arrangement. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in HORT 70 OR HORT 71 OR HORT 72 OR HORT 91 OR HORT 93. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Instructor consent needed for approval of use of District resources.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In consultation with instructor, student will select a specific agricultural/horticultural crop, commodity, or product and develop an enterprise project, using resources at District or other locations (with instructor's consent). Projects involve field experience in production and management techniques, marketing methods, and eventual sale of the chosen agricultural/horticultural crop, commodity, or product.

    HORT 70 Plant Propagation

    (Formerly AG 92.1) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; and Eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: AG - EH 116L
    Description: Plant propagation and production practices with emphasis on nursery operations including sexual and asexual reproduction, planting, transplanting, fertilizing, plant pest and disease control; structures and site layout; preparation and use of propagating and planting mediums; use and maintenance of common tools and equipment; regulations pertaining to plant production.

    HORT 71 Nursery Production

    (Formerly AG 92.2) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; and Eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Course covers study of production techniques, growing media, watering, fertilization, marketing and sales, as well as nursery site selection and development.

    HORT 72 Greenhouse Production

    (Formerly AG 92.3) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; and Eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Analysis, description, and operation of greenhouses and other structures and facilities as they relate to a variety of ornamental and agricultural crops. Included are: relationships of light, temperature, moisture, aeration, humidity, and fertility; identification and investigation of major greenhouse grown crops including foliage plants, flowering potted plants, bedding plants, cut flowers, color and specialty crops; creating and implementing several cropping plans for greenhouse plants and products.

    HORT 80 Landscape Maintenance

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of CS 5 ( or CIS 5 or BDP 5 or BDP 51).
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course prepares students to evaluate and improve the function and aesthetic value of public and private landscapes by applying appropriate sustainable industry maintenance techniques. Topics include planting, pruning, watering, soil fertility, pest management, weed control, proper use and care of hand tools, and basic landscape maintenance business practices.

    HORT 91 Landscape Construction/Estimation

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; and Eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the field of landscape contracting, including cost estimating and bidding procedures. Course includes hands-on experience with tools, materials, and methods used in the construction of wood and simple concrete and masonry landscape features. This course also prepares students for the C-27 landscape contractor's licensing exam and national industry certification. This course requires students to: walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks; work with hand tools, power tools, and landscape materials; work outdoors in various conditions including heat, humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold; and lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly within a 3 hour period.

    HORT 93 Landscape Drafting and Design

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; and Eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to landscape drafting and design techniques for producing scaled plan-view and elevation drawings, construction details, and landscape plans. Includes steps and sequence in the design process; design themes, principles, and elements; general plant selection and usage; and client-designer relations. Drafting equipment required.

    HORT 94 Landscape Design Applications

    (Formerly HORT 94C) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HORT 8 or HORT 12; AND Completion of HORT 93.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Application of design principles and the design process to various types and styles of residential and small commercial projects. Drafting equipment and field trip(s) required.

    HORT 133 Current Topics in Horticulture

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course encompasses an exploration of selected horticultural issues. The intent is to broaden student perspective beyond textbooks for understanding the most current horticultural industry practices that are related to new technology, products or management procedures.

    HORT 144 Landscape Irrigation

    (Formerly HORT 92.1) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Description: Prepares students to design, install, maintain, and audit a water efficient landscape irrigation system. Topics include basic water supply, basic hydraulics, component identification and terminology, system layout, pipe sizing, and types of valves, heads, and controllers, and practices related to appropriate horticulture for California. Students who complete the course with a grade of "C" or better will be recognized as having completed an EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) approved WaterSense Training Program.

    HORT 151 Pruning Ornamentals

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: A guide to pruning trees, shrubs, vines and perennials. Discussion of basic plant shapes and how plants grow as the foundation for the benefits of pruning. Basic pruning methods and procedures. Correct tool use and maintenance.

    HORT 184 Introduction to Arboriculture

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent; and Eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software; AND Course Completion of HORT 51.
    Description: Principles of urban forestry, arboriculture careers, and tree care; including tree biology, tree identification, plant health care, soils, nutrition, planting, worker safety, climbing, pruning, tree risk assessment, tree care tools and equipment. This course provides the knowledge necessary to be successful in the tree care profession. This course also prepares students for the International Society of Arboriculture’s (ISA) Arborist Certification examination. Field lectures on the SRJC campus and other locations may be required.

    HORT 195 CAD: Landscape Site Plans

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HORT 93. Recommended: Course Completion of APTECH 46 and eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Description: Introduction to computer assisted landscape drafting utilizing CAD (computer-aided drafting) software to produce professional quality landscape site plans for residential and small commercial sites. Particular attention given to drafting base plans, building footprints, and other simple hardscape features, planting bed lines, plant symbolization and irrigation plan layout.

    HORT 196 CAD: Advanced Landscape Design

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HORT 195. Recommended: Course Completion of APTECH 46 and eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    Description: Intermediate to advanced application of Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) software towards production of professional quality landscape site plans for residential and small commercial sites. Particular attention is given to drafting construction documents such as planting plans and legends, irrigation plans, lighting plans, and construction detail drawings. This course builds upon skills learned in HORT 195.

  • Hospitality (HOSP)

    HOSP 50 Introduction to Tourism in Sonoma County

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course offers an overview of the tourism industry in Sonoma County and its critical role in the economy. Students acquire information, resources, and experiences to enhance visitors' experiences and increase tourism activity for the county, a private business, or an employer. Students learn the elements of tourism value, Sonoma County history, customer service and Sonoma County resources. The course provides the opportunity to sit for the Certified Tourism Ambassador exam from Sonoma County Tourism Bureau.

    HOSP 53 Customer Service

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is an introduction to principles and techniques for delivering outstanding customer service. It also covers the attributes of customer service-oriented businesses and development of appropriate customer service skills.

    HOSP 54 Customer Relations for the Hospitality Industry

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in HOSP 53.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the concepts and skills for providing outstanding customer relations including problem solving, effective communications, dealing with challenging customers, and cultural components of customer interactions service excellence. It also discusses customer relations goals, the importance of customer relations to business success, and current trends and practices.

    HOSP 58 Meeting and Event Planning

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the basics of event planning and management, including research, design, event coordination documentation, venue evaluation, catering, and marketing for all types of events. The students will be introduced to the logistical know-how and theoretical understanding needed to enter the field of meeting planning with the essential knowledge needed to excel in this rapidly growing sector of the hospitality industry.

    HOSP 63 Introduction to the Hotel Industry

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: HOSP 140
    Description: This course will provide you with an introduction to the hotel industry. Topics include industry history, types of accommodations, an overview of hotel operations, department functions, as well as legal issues, human resources, and safety. Students will learn about the impact of the internet and explore the local hotel industry. Industry software and real world skills will be included.

    HOSP 68 Hospitality Law

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: HOSP 150
    Description: This course is designed to cover basic principles of contracts, liability, and labor as they apply specifically to the hospitality industry. Lecture and discussions are enhanced by industry guest speakers and industry visits.

    HOSP 80 Introduction to Hospitality

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: HOSP 100
    Description: Students learn about the scope of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. This course is designed to prepare students for careers in hospitality management. Overview of structure and financial performances of hospitality industry; food and lodging, resorts, tourism enterprises, attractions and related operations. Focus on orientation to customer service, cultural/economic trends and career opportunities.

  • Human Resources (HR)

    HR 60 Human Resource Management

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Overview of the Human Resources profession and the role it plays in contributing to the success of the organization. Emphasis is on Human Resource responsibilities, procedures and administration, such as employment law, staffing, compensation, ethics, employee relations, training, performance management, benefits, metrics, and labor relations. Best practices, current trends, and the role of Human Resources in strategic planning are consistently highlighted.

    HR 61 Human Resource Employment Law

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Overview of the application of California and Federal employment law. Interpretation of employment law in today's work environment through research and analysis of court decisions. Topics include employment at will, legal investigations, ethics, discrimination, ergonomics, substance abuse, workplace violence, terminations, and laws as they apply to employer size. Emphasis is on research, analysis, and prevention of litigation through policy development and application.

    HR 62 Human Resource Records

    (Formerly HR 65.3) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Fundamentals of labor and employment records administration in compliance with California and Federal laws. Topics include creating a legally compliant record keeping system which addresses issues of technological options, confidentiality, correct filing, record retention, and document posting. Regulations regarding recordkeeping are discussed in-depth, including regulations on confidentiality, privacy, leaves of absence, wage and hour, safety, medical information, benefits, and identity theft. Includes hands-on use of a functioning Human Resource Information System (HRIS) database.

    HR 63 Human Resource Hiring Process

    (Formerly HR 65.1) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the fundamental role of Human Resources (HR) in the hiring process in California. Content covers techniques for attracting and identifying qualified applicants and interviewing and selecting the best candidate to meet organizational needs. Emphasis is on legal compliance and best practices in the hiring process.

    HR 64 Human Resource Compensation Administration

    (Formerly HR 65.2) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Fundamentals of compensation administration at the Local, State and Federal levels, including the impact of salaries, hourly wages, benefits and other rewards on recruitment and retention of employees. Emphasis is on determining the market rate for pay, utilizing salary surveys, differentiating between types of salary programs, wage and hour calculations, benefits packages, and determining exempt or non-exempt status according to California and Federal regulations.

    HR 65 Human Resource Benefits Administration

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Fundamentals of employee benefit programs and leaves of absence requirements. Content covers interpretation of California and Federal law to correctly administer employee benefits and leaves of absence. Topics emphasize the administration of group benefits including health and survivor insurance, government mandated insurance, defined benefit & defined contribution retirement benefits, as well as family, medical, and pregnancy leaves of absence.

    HR 66 Human Resource Administration Current Applications

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in HR 60 AND HR 61 AND HR 62 AND HR 63 AND HR 64 AND HR 65 AND BAD 52 AND BMG 53 AND CS 61.11A and CS 61.11B. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Overview of Human Resource developments and recent changes in California and Federal law, recent employment related court cases, and current issues and trends affecting Human Resource administration. Utilization of resources to successfully solve problems, create a professionally written document, and a correctly prepared spreadsheet on employee benefits. Demonstration of mastery of all information learned through the Human Resource Program.

    HR 99I Human Resources Occupational Work Experience Intern

    1-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HR 60 and HR 62. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an interview, placement and verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Human Resources Occupational Work Experience Internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship placement; and supervised employment of students that extends to the job site classroom learning and relates to the student's educational or occupational goal. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major in Human Resources, have completed courses in their major, or have acquired a high level of skill in their discipline, and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid (75 hours/unit) position. Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in Human Resources.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

  • Human Services (HUSV)

    HUSV 80 Introduction to Addiction Studies

    (Formerly AODS 90) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course reviews the field of addiction studies which will include the history of alcohol and other substance abuse and its impact on American society and the family. It will cover an overview of theories of substance abuse and identification of signs and symptoms, as well as treatment resources and myths about abuse.

    HUSV 81 Prevention and Education on Addiction

    (Formerly AODS 91) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course reviews prevention and education techniques and strategies used in the field of addiction studies. Students will analyze the ways in which education can and does assist in the prevention of addiction and relapse. Students will explore the application of harm reduction strategies to other public health issues.

    HUSV 82 Pharmacological & Physiological Effects of Addiction

    (Formerly AODS 92) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course reviews the medical and pharmacological aspects of alcohol and psychoactive substances. Students will also review theories and research pertaining to chemical dependency, pharmacological actions of drugs, drug classifications, medical and physical effects of alcohol and other drugs. The potential for abuse and dependency, and how psychoactive substances affect the mind and body will also be reviewed.

    HUSV 83 Family Systems in Addiction Studies

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course offers an overview of theories about addiction and family systems. It focuses on the impact of addiction on family members, family oriented approaches to recovery, and the reintegration of the family into the community. This is a highly experiential course and students will participate in exercises frequently to incorporate new skills and theory.

    HUSV 87 Ethical Issues in Human Services

    (Formerly COUN 87) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This is an introductory course focusing on the ethical and legal standards and requirements governing the human service profession. Examines the relationship between personal values and professional behavior. Develops understanding of professional ethics, confidentiality, counselor and client rights and responsibilities, and other ethical issues.

    HUSV 88 Internship Practicum

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in HUSV 99I; AND Course Completion of HUSV 87 (or COUN 87), HUSV 80 (or AODS 90) and HUSV 90 (or COUN 90). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course focuses on developing the skills and abilities of students interning at an addiction-studies related setting. Students will engage in the developmental processes of burnout prevention, treatment planning, and the twelve core functions of a certified addiction counselor.
    Total 2 Times

    HUSV 90 Introduction to Human Services

    (Formerly COUN 90) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 verbiage.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: CSU area E
    Description: This course will introduce the human service field and explore the historical, cultural and societal aspects of the human services profession. The course explores societal problems and their causes in the context of the human services, standards and theoretical approaches to human service work and meeting peoples' needs. Students will study multicultural dimensions of helping and current issues in service delivery. Psychological, physiological and social forces influencing the individual both as helper and client are examined.

    HUSV 91 Skills and Techniques in Human Services

    (Formerly COUN 91) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of COUN 7 (or COUN 74) and HUSV 90 (or COUN 90) and PSYCH 1A or PSYCH 5.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This is a survey course of interview and counseling techniques appropriate for paraprofessionals in mental health, corrections, and substance abuse counseling. Theoretical focuses include client centered approach, family therapy, cultural diversity and chemical dependency treatment.

    HUSV 92 Introduction to Group Counseling

    (Formerly COUN 92) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Course Completion of HUSV 90 (or COUN 90) and Course Completion of HUSV 80 (or AODS 90).
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to the dynamics of group interaction with emphasis upon the individual's firsthand experience as a group leader and member. The factors involved in problems of communication, effective emotional responses and personal growth will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on group process as a means of changing behavior. This course is designed to help students who will function as leaders in a variety of small group situations.

    HUSV 93 Introduction to Case Management

    (Formerly COUN 93) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent; and Course Completion of HUSV 90 (or COUN 90).
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The different phases and components of case management as a model of service delivery will be explored. This course will also include experiential skill development relevant to the practice of case management in the human services field.

    HUSV 95 Advocating for Social Change

    (Formerly COUN 95) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of COUN 90 and COUN 74.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to prepare students to perform advocacy work at the community, legislative and legal levels. Contemporary social, political and economic issues will be discussed with special emphasis on the examination of social service issues and programs. How to influence social policy will be introduced. Essential skills and knowledge of the advocacy process for effective change will be developed using the Social Change Model of Leadership Development.

    HUSV 96 Co-Occurring Disorders

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course examines co-occurring disorders, in the context of addiction counseling. It explores the relationship between substance use disorders and mental health conditions, including an introduction to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Emphasis on developing practical strategies and interventions for working with individuals with co-occurring disorders.

    HUSV 99I Human Services Internship Work Experience

    (Formerly COUN 99I) 0.5-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HUSV 90, HUSV 80, and HUSV 87; Co-requisite of HUSV 88.. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Student must have verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Human Services Internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship placement; and supervised employment of students that extends to the job site classroom learning that relates to the students' educational or occupational goal in Human Services. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major, have completed courses in their major, or have acquired a high level of skill in Human Services, and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid position. Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in Human Services.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

  • Humanities (HUMAN)

    HUMAN 4.1 Western Humanities: Arts, Ideas, and Values

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An interdisciplinary approach to the study of the arts, ideas and values of the West. Emphasis will be placed on the visual arts, drama, music, literature, philosophy and religion within a cultural context. The course will cover prehistory, ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.

    HUMAN 4.2 Western Humanities From 1600

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An interdisciplinary approach to the study of the arts, ideas, and values of Western culture. The course will focus on the visual arts, drama, music, literature, philosophy, and religion within a cultural context. It will cover the Baroque, Neoclassical, Romantic, Modern, and Postmodern periods (1600 to present).

    HUMAN 5 World Humanities: Arts, Ideas, Values

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An interdisciplinary approach to the study of the arts, ideas, and values of selected world cultures. The course will focus on the visual arts, drama, music, literature, philosophy, and religion--identifying both their interconnectedness and inherent diversity. The course may be taught chronologically or thematically.

    HUMAN 6 Humanities in the United States

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An interdisciplinary pluralistic exploration of Humanities in the United States. The course will explore the cultural contributions of at least three cultural groups, focusing on the visual arts, music, drama, film, literature and philosophical/religious thought in the United States. In this multidisciplinary course, students will examine possible answers to the question “How is American identity expressed?” This course will explore the cultural expressions, contributions and traditions of different cultural groups in the United States. This course may be presented either chronologically, thematically, or with exclusive focus on a specific humanistic cultural form or tradition such as Cinema, Fine Arts, Literature, Music, Performing Arts and Technology in the United States.

    HUMAN 7 Introduction to the Humanities

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An introduction to the humanities focusing on the visual arts, drama, film, music, dance, literature, philosophy and religion as forms of human expression. Emphasis will be on understanding and appreciating a variety of cultural expressions within their cultural context. The course may be taught thematically or may focus on a specific period of time.

    HUMAN 8 Comparative Mythology

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: This course investigates myths representing diverse global cultures; introduces scholarly theories and methods of interpretation; compares and contrasts plot structures, themes and character types within and across cultures; analyzes the creation of modern myths; and traces myth's relationship with language, history, politics, religion and the arts.

    HUMAN 14 Popular Culture in the United States

    (Formerly INTDIS 2) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: This class examines the relationship between individual identity and large-scale historical forces for the creation of popular culture.

    HUMAN 20 The Humanities in Asia: Arts, Ideas and Values

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An interdisciplinary exploration of the arts, ideas and values among the cultures of East, Southeast, South and/or Central Asia, with focus upon works of literature, film, visual art, music, theater and dance, philosophy and religion as pertaining to the various disciplines of the humanities in Asia.

    HUMAN 21 The Humanities in the Middle East

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An interdisciplinary exploration of the arts, ideas, and values among the cultures of the Middle East (aka Near East) drawing upon works of literature, film, visual art, music, theatre, dance, philosophy and religion.

    HUMAN 22 Humanities in Africa: Arts, Ideas, and Values

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An interdisciplinary exploration of the arts, ideas and values among the cultures across the African continent.This course will focus upon works of literature, film, visual art, music, theater and dance. Course will also focus on religion and philosophy as they pertain to the various disciplines of the humanities in Africa.

    HUMAN 23 Culture and Values in Latin America and The Caribbean

    (Formerly INTDIS 4) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An interdisciplinary exploration of the history, cultures, intellectual endeavors and societies in both Latin America and the Caribbean.

    HUMAN 24 California Culture

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course examines California’s cultural mystique through ideas, products and cultural movements that originated in, or are closely associated with, California. Rather than a history of California, this course is a multidisciplinary examination of the distinct contributions that California has made in the spheres of art, consumer products, cultural movements, ideology and technological innovations. In so doing, the course analyzes California’s contributions to, and influence on, American and global cultures and its enduring appeal for people throughout the United States and the world.

    HUMAN 25 Monsters

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course examines monsters, real and imagined, to understand their cultural function and purpose. This includes monsters from specific cultures or time periods, such as the Japanese Yokai to the menagerie of creatures in Monsters, Inc. as well as real-life monsters, from serial killers to genocidal fascist dictators. Representations of monsters in folklore, ancient texts, sacred manuscripts, literature, movies, graphic novels and video games are examined. Through this multidisciplinary course, monsters are intertwined with questions about racial purity, authority, power, violence, genetic manipulation, transspecies relationships and civilizational demise to act as harbingers and citizens of our imminent future.

    HUMAN 26 Friendship

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This multidisciplinary course is a cultural exploration of friendship. Friendship is examined as a unique social arrangement unto itself and in relation to other forms of social relations such as marriage, civil partnerships or adoption. Other purposes of friendship- from forging alliances for a common defense, for strengthening community ties, and for enriching one’s life- are also examined. Material examples of “friendship” are examined from across the globe and through different historical regimes such as the network of aboriginal “Friendship Centers” in Canada and the Tagalog “bayanihan”. How is friendship related to concepts such as amor patriae or love and allegiance to one’s country? With an emphasis on the central role of friendship in democracy, this course examines the individual and cultural potency in the idea and practice of friendship in ever widening national and global scales of amity.

    HUMAN 49 Independent Study in Humanities

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Seminars and individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and an enriched academic experience in the Humanities. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admissions. (See a counselor for details)

  • Interdisciplinary Studies (INTDIS)

    INTDIS 90 Study Abroad Life and Culture

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the culture of a foreign country as part of the Study Abroad Program. Through a combination of academic lectures by experts, organized activities like field trips and interactions with locals, students will acquire an understanding of local cultures. Students must be accepted into the Semester Abroad Program.

  • Interior Design (INDE)

    INDE 20 Introduction to Interior Design

    (Formerly INDE 61.1) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course covers interior design principles and elements; influences of historical, cultural and functional design factors; and the selection and arrangement of interior furnishings and materials. Career options in interior design will be included.

    INDE 50 Drafting and Drawing for Interiors

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course students will be introduced to basic design drawing techniques used for interior design. Students will learn to manually draft interior floor plans, elevations, and sections in scale; including drawing furniture to scale. This course will also introduce students to the principles and techniques used in interior illustration. Emphasis will be placed on drawing and linear perspective using light, and shadow, and pencil rendering of furniture, interior finishes and accessories.

    INDE 52 Interior Environment and Space Planning

    (Formerly INDE 80.1) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of INDE 20 and INDE 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Analysis and application of design concepts, space planning techniques and resources necessary to creatively solve problems related to the function and quality of our human environment. The integration of barrier-free design, resource management and environmental psychology into a functional design is explored.

    INDE 62 History of Interior Design

    (Formerly INDE 62.1) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1
    Description: An examination of the history of interior design around the world from ancient times to the present. Economic, social, political, cultural, and artistic influences will be interwoven throughout.

    INDE 63 Interior Products, Materials, and Lighting

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to products and materials used in interior design, including flooring, wall coverings, furniture, window treatments, accessories and interior lighting for residential and commercial interiors. The life cycle of products and materials used in interiors, their impact on building occupants, and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) indicators will be discussed.

    INDE 64 Professional Practices for Interior Design

    (Formerly INDE 64.1) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Business aspects of the interior design profession, including: ethics, contracts, licensing, ordering, client-designer relationships, costs, billing, and fee schedules. Students will gain experience measuring, estimating, and budgeting for a design project.

    INDE 67 Interior Illustration and Rendering

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of INDE 20 and INDE 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the principles and techniques used in interior illustration. Emphasis on drawing in perspective using light, shade and shadow, and pencil rendering of furniture, interior finishes and accessories.

    INDE 71 Interior Design Studio

    (Formerly INDE 136) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of INDE 52 and INDE 63.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the complete design process in planning space that is consistent with project and program requirements, applicable codes, and professional standards. A variety of team and individual design assignments selected to develop proficiency in the design process will be utilized.

    INDE 73 Portfolio Development

    (Formerly INDE 140) 2 Units/1.25 hours lecture, 2.25 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Concurrent or prior enrollment in ARCH 60 or CS70.11A or CS72.11A for computer skills. Concurrent or prior enrollment in ARCH 12 or INDE 52 for utilization of completed student projects..
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: In this course, student will learn to create professional portfolios for submittal to higher education institutions and career placement within Interior Design, Planning, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) professions.

    INDE 122 Kitchen and Bath Design

    (Formerly INDE 66.1) 3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of INDE 20. Recommended: Course Completion of INDE 50.
    Description: Principles and elements of interior design for creating efficient and aesthetically pleasing kitchens and baths. Topics include space planning, equipment, appropriate materials, and building codes. Application of National Kitchen and Bath Standards for interior design. Students must provide their own drafting supplies.

  • Italian (ITAL)

    ITAL 1 Elementary Italian-Part 1

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 6A
    Description: Beginning elementary speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Italian. Introduction to Italy and its cultures, including contributions to western civilization.

    ITAL 2 Elementary Italian-Part 2

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: ITAL 1 or two years of high school Italian or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Continuation of the introduction to Italian language and culture, with the increasing development of all language skills in a cultural context. Emphasis is on communication in the Italian language.

    ITAL 3 Intermediate Italian-Part 1

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: ITAL 2 or three years of high school Italian or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Speaking, reading and writing in Italian with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge. Review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.

    ITAL 4 Intermediate Italian-Part 2

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ITAL 3. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC areas 3B,6A
    Description: Speaking, reading and writing in Italian with discussions and essays to further develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge at the intermediate level. Review and expansion of Italian 1 through 3.

    ITAL 50A Italian Conversation for Beginners - Part 1

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A beginning conversational Italian course designed to develop those listening and speaking skills needed at school, on the job, and in the community. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening and conversational activities. An introduction to the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.

    ITAL 50B Italian Conversation for Beginners - Part 2

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ITAL 50A or ITAL 1 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A continuation of Beginning Conversational Italian course designed to improve those listening and speaking proficiencies needed at school, on the job, in the community, and in the Italian-speaking world. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening, and conversational activities. An introduction to and development of the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.

  • Japanese (JAPAN)

    JAPAN 1 Elementary Japanese - Part 1

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 6A
    Description: Introduction to elementary Japanese grammar and development of all language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) needed to effectively communicate using Japanese cultural patterns and conventions.

    JAPAN 2 Elementary Japanese - Part 2

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of JAPAN 1 ( or JAPAN 51). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 6A
    Description: A high-beginning/low intermediate communication course designed to improve those listening, speaking, and writing skills needed for cross-cultural understanding in social, academic and work-related situations.

  • Journalism (JOUR)

    JOUR 1 Introduction to Journalism

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in JOUR 1L. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: JOUR 110;JOUR 110
    Description: Introduction to journalism, news reporting and writing with an emphasis on journalistic standards, media ethics and the changing nature of the news industry. Students will learn fundamental reporting skills and write news and feature articles for possible publishing in the Oak Leaf college newspaper and/or website.

    JOUR 1L Introduction to Journalism Lab

    0.5 Unit/1.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in JOUR 1. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: JOUR 110 Series
    Description: A lab course in which students will practice Journalism 1 skills involving reporting, news gathering, news and feature writing, editing and applying AP Style.

    JOUR 2 News Gathering and News Writing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in JOUR 2L. Recommended: Course Completion of JOUR 1 ( or JOUR 1A) and Course Eligibility for ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: JOUR 210
    Description: Advanced writing class for print and online media. Students will build skills in deadline news writing and learn to report, write and use multimedia for a variety of story types, including news, opinion, social issues, entertainment reviews and feature/investigative pieces.

    JOUR 2L News Gathering and News Writing Lab

    0.5 Unit/1.5 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in JOUR 2. Recommended: Course Completion of JOUR 1 and Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A lab course in which students will practice Journalism 2 skills involved in learning to develop ideas, report, write and use multimedia for a variety of story types, including news, opinion, social issues, entertainment reviews and feature/investigative pieces.

    JOUR 52A News Media Practice 1

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in JOUR 1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: JOUR 130
    Description: A lecture/laboratory course that produces The Oak Leaf, the Santa Rosa Junior College news media that includes a website, a magazine and social media sites. Students learn journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, multimedia, social media and other skills required in modern news production.

    JOUR 52B News Media Practice 2

    5 Units/2 hours lecture, 9 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: JOUR 52A with a grade of "C" or better.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: JOUR 130
    Description: A lecture/laboratory course that produces The Oak Leaf, the college newsmedia that includes a website, a magazine and social media sites. Students learn journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, multimedia, social media and other skills required in modern news production.

    JOUR 52C News Media Practice 3

    5 Units/2 hours lecture, 9 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: JOUR 52B with a grade of "C" or better.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: JOUR 131
    Description: A lecture/laboratory course that produces The Oak Leaf, the college news media that includes a website, a magazine and social media sites. Students learn journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, multimedia, social media and other skills required in modern news production.

    JOUR 52D News Media Practice 4

    5 Units/2 hours lecture, 9 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of JOUR 52C.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: JOUR 131
    Description: A lecture and laboratory capstone course that produces The Oak Leaf, the college news media that includes a website, a magazine and social media sites. Students apply journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, multimedia, social media and other skills to produce print and web versions of The Oak Leaf. Journalism 52D students assume leadership positions in running The Oak Leaf and teach specialized workshops to other staff members.

    JOUR 54A Magazine Journalism: Writing and Production 1

    (Formerly JOUR 54) 3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 2.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in JOUR 1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the magazine industry and to writing and producing articles for publication. Students will learn to develop story ideas, submit query letters, conduct research and interviews, write and edit articles. Students can publish and market finished pieces in an online SRJC magazine or submit queries to outside publications.

    JOUR 54B Magazine Journalism: Writing and Production 2

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 2.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of JOUR 54A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Advanced studies in magazine article writing and production in which students will publish and market an online and/or print magazine from story idea to completed product. Students will develop stories and themed content for the online SRJC magazine, or submit queries and content to outside publications.

    JOUR 55 Multimedia Reporting

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in JOUR 1 or JOUR 2.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: JOUR 120
    Description: This course provides students with hands-on training to learn how to create and edit text, audio, video and photos to produce and promote multimedia news and feature stories for the digital, social and mobile media.

    JOUR 56 Editing for News Media

    (Formerly JOUR 106) 3 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of JOUR 1 or JOUR 2; and eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will introduce students to editing for the news media. Students will learn how to edit for text, audio, video, digital and multimedia content for print, online, broadcast and social media publication.

    JOUR 59 Photojournalism

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of JOUR 1 OR JOUR 52A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to contemporary photojournalism skills and techniques for newspapers, magazines and online media. Students may provide photographic or video coverage of events for campus news media. Requires access to a Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR) or mirrorless camera with manual option.

  • Kinesiology Aquatics (KAQUA)

    KAQUA 1 Introduction to Swimming

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class is an introduction to water for non-swimmers and will include basic swim techniques, and water safety protocol.

    KAQUA 1.1 Beginning Swimming

    (Formerly PHYED 12.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class consists of basic swim strokes that include the front crawl, back crawl, and backstroke. In addition to swimming, this class also includes basic water safety skills and knowledge leading to safe practices while in, on or about the water.

    KAQUA 1.2 Intermediate Swimming

    (Formerly PHYED 12.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 1.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class consists of intermediate swim strokes that include the front crawl, back crawl, side stroke, breast stroke and backstroke. In addition to swimming, this class also includes basic water safety skills and knowledge leading to safe practices while in, on, or about the water.

    KAQUA 1.3 Advanced Swimming

    (Formerly PHYED 12.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 1.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class consists of advanced swim strokes that include the front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke and butterfly. In addition to swimming, this class also includes basic water safety skills and knowledge of advanced swimming skills to work toward a higher level of cardiovascular fitness.

    KAQUA 1.4 Training for the Competitive Swimmer

    (Formerly ATHL 6) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 2.3. Limits on enrollment: By tryout first day of class
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Training program designed to develop skills and physical fitness needed for competitive swimming.

    KAQUA 2.1 Aquatic Fitness

    (Formerly PHYED 13.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 1.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class consists of aquatic fitness exercises, and advanced swim strokes that include the freestyle, backstroke, breaststoke, and butterfly. This class will introduce how to develop a training and conditioning program through the use of advanced swim strokes and dryland conditioning.

    KAQUA 2.3 Advanced Aquatic Fitness

    (Formerly PHYED 13.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 2.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class consists of aquatic fitness exercises, and advanced swim strokes that include the freestyle, backstroke, breaststoke, and butterfly. This class will continue to develop a training and conditioning program at an advanced level through the use of advanced swim strokes and dryland conditioning.

    KAQUA 3.1 Beginning Aquatic Calisthenics

    (Formerly PHYED 16) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This water aerobics course will include beginning level aquatic calisthenic exercise. This class will include a variety of beginning water exercises.

    KAQUA 3.2 Intermediate Aquatic Calisthenics

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This water aerobics course will include intermediate level aquatic calisthenic exercise. This course also covers aquatic calisthenic program design and hydrodynamic principles, and will prepare students to apply intermediate level aquatic calisthenic skills and techniques to a fitness program.

    KAQUA 4.1 Deep Water Running

    (Formerly PHYED 17) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 1.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Deep water running and other aquatic exercises for improving fitness, cross training, water safety, and rehabilitation. Workout composition, proper body mechanics, aquatics rehabilitation skills, and water safety skills will be presented.

    KAQUA 10.1 Beginning Springboard Diving

    (Formerly PHYED 18) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Beginning springboard diving skills using one and three meter diving boards.

    KAQUA 10.2 Intermediate Springboard Diving

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Instruction in intermediate diving skills with a focus on competitive dives and flexibility and strength for performance.

    KAQUA 12.1 Beginning Water Polo

    (Formerly PHYED 19.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 1.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class consists of basic water polo skills and techniques that include ball handling, dribbling, passing, shooting, and blocking. This class also includes an introduction to the rules of the game as well as basic tactical strategies for offense and defense.

    KAQUA 12.2 Intermediate Water Polo

    (Formerly PHYED 19.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 12.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class consists of intermediate water polo skills and techniques that include ball handling, dribbling, passing, shooting, and blocking. This class also includes a review of the rules of the game, team offense, team defense, developing players at specific positiions, and an introduction to specific team plays and strategies.

    KAQUA 12.3 Training for Competitive Water Polo

    (Formerly KAQUA 11.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 12.2. Limits on enrollment: By tryout
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course provides a training program to enhance performance in water polo. This course is intended for students with water polo experience who may be interested in trying out for the water polo team as well as those who are already playing on the team.

    KAQUA 21 Lifeguard Training

    (Formerly KINES 21) 2 Units/2 hours lecture, 0.5 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KAQUA 1.3.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until more advanced medical help can arrive. This course adheres to American Red Cross (ARC) standards. Also meets the first aid, CPR and aquatic training requirements as specified by state code to be a lifeguard in California.

  • Kinesiology Combative (KCOMB)

    KCOMB 1.1 Tai Chi - Chen Style

    (Formerly KCOMB 1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class is designed for individuals of all fitness levels who want to improve balance, concentration, focus, flexibility, breathing, and mind/body awareness through practicing Chen Style Tai Chi. Applications of Tai Chi principles and Qigong breathing techniques will be covered. Students will be introduced to Chen Style Tai Chi form, a series of flowing movements developed for personal cultivation, health improvement, and self defense.

    KCOMB 1.2 Tai Chi - Yang Style

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class is designed for individuals of all fitness levels who want to improve balance, concentration, focus, flexibility, breathing, and mind/body awareness through practicing Yang Tai Chi. Applications of Yang Tai Chi principles and Qigong breathing techniques will be covered. Students will be introduced to Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, a series of flowing movements developed for personal cultivation, health improvement, and self defense.

    KCOMB 1.3 Tai Chi - Wudang Style

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class is designed for individuals of all fitness levels who want to improve balance, concentration, focus, flexibility, breathing, and mind/body awareness through practicing Wudang Tai Chi form. Applications of Wudang Tai Chi principles and Qigong breathing techniques will be covered. Students will be introduced to Wudang Style Tai Chi, a series of flowing movements developed at Wudang Mountain for personal cultivation, health improvement, and self defense.

    KCOMB 1.4 Tai Chi - Sword

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class is designed for individuals of all fitness levels who want to improve balance, concentration, focus, flexibility, breathing, and mind/body awareness through practicing Tai Chi Sword form. Applications of Tai Chi Sword principles and Qigong breathing techniques will be covered. Students will be introduced to Tai Chi Sword forms training, a series of flowing movements developed primarily from Martial arts techniques and then adjusted based on observation of nature.

    KCOMB 2.1 Beginning Judo

    (Formerly PHYED 70.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An introductory judo course that emphasizes judo history, vocabulary, rules and methods of competition, fundamental throwing, falling, and grappling techniques.

    KCOMB 2.2 Intermediate Judo

    (Formerly PHYED 70.2) 1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 2.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A progressive course designed for the continuing judo student with emphasis on intermediate level judo throws, locks, pins, and grips. This course will include increasing levels of judo fitness, as well as history of judo in America.

    KCOMB 2.3 Advanced Judo

    (Formerly PHYED 70.3) 1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 2.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A progressive course designed for the experienced judo student with an emphasis on advanced judo techniques including combinations and Katas. There will be an emphasis on increasing the student's level of fitness, history, vocabulary, and developmental aspects of competitive judo.

    KCOMB 3.1 Beginning Karate

    (Formerly PHYED 71.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The course will emphasize beginning karate techniques, fundamentals, and strategies that include, kata and sparring as well as various conditioning exercises that develop speed, power, reaction and flexibility.

    KCOMB 3.2 Intermediate Karate

    (Formerly PHYED 71.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 3.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course will emphasize intermediate karate fundamentals, techniques, and strategies that include kata and sparring as well as various conditioning exercises that develop speed, power, reaction and flexibility.

    KCOMB 4 Introduction to Boxing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This introductory class is for first- time boxing students and will include an introduction to basic boxing training techniques, fitness principles and nutrition for high impact exercise.

    KCOMB 4.1 Introduction to Boxing

    (Formerly PHYED 72.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is designed to introduce students to beginning boxing fundamentals, as well as challenge and build cardiovascular efficiency, muscular strength and flexibility with respect to boxing.

    KCOMB 4.2 Intermediate Boxing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 4.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course advances students from basic boxing fundamentals and techniques to an intermediate level, while enhancing fitness, balance, flexibility and strength.

    KCOMB 5.1 Beginning Foil Fencing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Fundamentals of French foil fencing with an emphasis in basic footwork, attacks, parries, bladework, and bout experience.

    KCOMB 5.2 Intermediate Foil Fencing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 5.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is designed for students progressing in foil fencing and will include intermediate level techniques with an emphasis in on guard position, attacks, parries, ripostes to combination of skills, and match experiences.

    KCOMB 5.3 Advanced Foil Fencing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 5.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is designed for students progressing in foil fencing and will include advanced level techniques with an emphasis on strategies for competition, individual lesson skills, with both giving and taking, and advanced refereeing skills in bouts using competitive electric scoring.

    KCOMB 6.1 Beginning Sabre Fencing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class provides instruction on beginning sabre fencing skills. Activities include daily warm-up, footwork practice, paired off drills on new actions and free bouting. The class also includes occasional refereed bouts with the students acting as judges.

    KCOMB 6.2 Intermediate Sabre Fencing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 6.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is designed for students progressing in sabre fencing and will include intermediate level techniques with an emphasis in on guard position, attacks, parries, ripostes to combination of skills, and match experiences.

    KCOMB 6.3 Advanced Sabre Fencing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 6.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is designed for students progressing in sabre fencing and will include advanced level techniques with an emphasis on strategies for competition, individual lesson skills, with both giving and taking, and advanced refereeing skills in bouts using competitive electric scoring.

    KCOMB 7.1 Beginning Epee Fencing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Fundamentals of Epee fencing with an emphasis in basic footwork, attacks, parries, bladework, and bout experience.

    KCOMB 7.2 Intermediate Epee Fencing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 7.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is designed for students progressing in epee fencing and will include intermediate level techniques with an emphasis in en garde position, attacks, parries, ripostes to combination of skills, and match experiences.

    KCOMB 7.3 Advanced Epee Fencing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KCOMB 7.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is designed for students progressing in epee fencing and will include advanced level techniques with an emphasis on strategies for competition, individual lesson skills, with both giving and taking, and advanced refereeing skills in bouts using competitive electric scoring.

    KCOMB 10 Personal Safety & Self Defense

    (Formerly PHYED 66) 1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Instruction in personal safety and assault prevention with an emphasis on physical and psychological aspects of personal defense. Physical defensive tactics and techniques are included.

  • Kinesiology Fitness (KFIT)

    KFIT 1.1 Beginning Aerobic Dance

    (Formerly PHYED 27.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The focus of this course is beginning level aerobic dance, a physical activity designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness, improve muscular strength and endurance, increase flexibility, and enhance body awareness. Movement patterns to music will be presented. Activities may include other forms of aerobic exercise and resistance training.

    KFIT 1.2 Intermediate Aerobic Dance

    (Formerly PHYED 27.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KFIT 1.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The focus of this course is intermediate aerobic dance, a physical activity designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness, improve muscular strength and endurance, increase flexibility, and enhance body awareness. Movement patterns to music will be presented. Activities may include other forms of aerobic exercise and resistance training. Students are to perform exercises at an intermediate level with greater intensity and complexity than beginning aerobic dance.

    KFIT 2.1 Beginning Step Aerobics

    (Formerly PHYED 28.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The focus of this course is beginning level step training, an aerobic activity incorporating a platform, sometimes accompanied by risers, designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness and improve muscular strength and endurance. Basic step patterns and movement combinations choreographed to music will be presented. Activities may include other forms of aerobic exercise, muscular endurance, core work, and flexibility traiining.

    KFIT 2.2 Intermediate Step Aerobics

    (Formerly PHYED 28.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KFIT 2.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The focus of this course is intermediate level step training, an aerobic activity incorporating a platform and sometimes with risers, designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness and improve muscular strength and endurance. Intermediate step patterns and movement combinations choreographed to music will be presented. Activities may include other forms of aerobic exercise, muscular endurance, core work, and flexibility training.

    KFIT 3.1 Beginning Body Conditioning

    (Formerly PHYED 31.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide students with an exercise program designed to develop the key components of health-related physical fitness: cardiovascular/respiratory conditioning, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.

    KFIT 3.2 Intermediate Body Conditioning

    (Formerly PHYED 31.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide students with an intermediate level exercise program designed to further develop the key components of health-related physical fitness: cardiovascular/respiratory conditioning, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.

    KFIT 3.3 Advanced Body Conditioning

    (Formerly PHYED 31.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide students with an advanced level exercise program designed to further develop the key components of health-related physical fitness: cardiovascular/respiratory conditioning, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.

    KFIT 4.1 Body Mechanics

    (Formerly PHYED 32) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Exercises for fitness with an emphasis on core strength, flexibility, posture, and muscle tone. Activities may include forms of aerobic exercise, resistance training, yoga, and Pilates movements.

    KFIT 5 Introduction to Pilates Mat

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class is designed for individuals with no previous Pilates experience and will include basic Pilates training techniques, fitness principles and nutrition information for a healthy lifestyle.

    KFIT 5.1 Beginning Pilates Mat

    (Formerly PHYED 33) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This beginning level class is designed for individuals with no previous Pilates experience. Students will improve overall movement efficiency, correct muscle imbalances, increase core strength, and develop the mind/body connection during movement based on the original techniques developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Students will be introduced to principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination using beginning level mat exercises.

    KFIT 5.2 Intermediate Pilates Mat

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This intermediate level class is designed for individuals with previous Pilates experience. Students will improve overall movement fluidity, breathing techniques, kinesthetic awareness, proprioception, core strength and endurance while integrating the mind/body connection during movement based on the original techniques developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Students will learn principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination using intermediate level mat exercises.

    KFIT 5.3 Advanced Pilates Mat

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class is designed for individuals of advanced fitness levels who want to increase overall movement efficiency, correct muscle imbalances, increase core strength and develop the mind/body connection during movement based on the original techniques developed by fitness pioneer, Joseph H. Pilates. Students will practice principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination through advanced level mat exercises. Breathing techniques will be learned to facilitate smooth and efficient movement, promote sufficient oxygen circulation and enhance kinesthetic awareness.

    KFIT 6 Introduction to Yoga

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This introductory level class is designed for individuals with no previous yoga experience. Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will practice introductory level flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Yoga techniques for mind-body connection and centering will include breathing and relaxation methods.

    KFIT 6.1 Beginning Yoga

    (Formerly PHYED 35) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This beginning level class is designed for individuals with no previous yoga experience, Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will emphasize beginning level flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Yoga techniques for mind-body connection and centering will include breathing and relaxation methods.

    KFIT 6.2 Intermediate Yoga

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This intermediate level class is designed for individuals with previous yoga experience. Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will emphasize intermediate level flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Course covers the history of yoga, chakras, meditation, and the eight limbs of yoga.

    KFIT 6.3 Advanced Yoga

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course, using Hatha Yoga asanas (postures), will emphasize advanced level flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Yoga techniques for mind-body connection and centering will include breathing and relaxation methods.

    KFIT 7.1 Beginning Circuit Training

    (Formerly PHYED 37) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Beginning circuit training for the purpose of establishing muscular strength and fitness. In addition to various circuit training techniques, this class may also include cardiovascular and core workouts.

    KFIT 7.2 Circuit Training Intermediate

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Intermediate circuit training for the purpose of improving muscular strength and fitness. In addition to various circuit training techniques, this class may also include cardiovascular and core workouts.

    KFIT 8 Introduction to Weight Lifting

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This introductory class is for first- time weight training students and will include an introduction to basic weight training techniques, fitness principles and nutrition.

    KFIT 8.1 Beginning Weight Lifting

    (Formerly PHYED 38) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Weight lifting for the purpose of establishing muscular strength and fitness. In addition to various weight lifting techniques, this class may also include other components of fitness.

    KFIT 8.2 Intermediate Weight Training

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Intermediate weight training for the purpose of establishing and building muscular strength and fitness. In addition to various weight training techniques, this class may also include cardiovascular and core strengthening workouts.

    KFIT 10.1 Resistance Training

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course utilizes muscular strength and endurance training using a variety of modalities and equipment including but not limited to: machines, free weights, bars, exercise tubes, medicine balls, body weight, stability balls, and cables.

    KFIT 11.1 Periodized Weight Training

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Periodization is a systematic, progressive weight training program that involves cycling through different phases of training in a planned time frame for optimal levels of adaptation and to prevent overtraining. Programs are designed based on intensity, volume, exercise order, rest periods, and workout frequency. Fitness assessments along with short term and long term goals will be developed to create and implement an appropriate training plan.

    KFIT 12.1 Power Lifting

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class is designed to provide an opportunity to power train. Students will develop an understanding of power lifting and how to implement it into a fitness plan. Power lifting is a system of heavy resistance and low repetition exercise that builds power in large muscle groups.

    KFIT 15.1 Personal Fitness Activities

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide students with an experience in personal program development and practice in all components of physical fitness including cardiovascular conditioning, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body conditioning. Student must provide a Fitbit activity for course participation.

    KFIT 16.1 Plyometrics, Speed and Agility

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course will introduce students to equipment and drills used to improve strength, power, speed, agility, and jumping ability while developing coordination and balance.

    KFIT 17.1 Interval Training

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Interval training is a discontinuous style of training where different intensities and/or types of exercises are alternated along with rest periods. Course will include various methods of interval training including a warm-up, cool-down, cardiovascular conditioning, muscular endurance, core training, and flexibility.

    KFIT 20.1 ZUMBA

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course focuses on Zumba dance fitness. Zumba uses Latin-inspired music and dance moves for cardiovascular conditioning. The course combines dance aerobics with interval training known as intermittent training. Activities may include other forms of cardiovascular exercise and resistance training.

    KFIT 21.1 Cardio Kickboxing

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course emphasizes a total body workout through cardio kickboxing. Cardio kickboxing incorporates punches and kicks in a choreographed routine to music to improve cardiovascular conditioning, muscular endurance, and body composition. Course will also include resistance training, core exercise, and stretching.

    KFIT 25.1 Vinyasa Flow Yoga

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Vinyasa flow is a style of yoga where asanas/poses are performed in a sequence and synchronized with the breath. This style of yoga flows smoothly from one pose to the next, creating continuous movement that promotes cardiovascular and muscular conditioning. Flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination are also emphasized. This course covers the history and philosophy of yoga, breathing techniques and meditiation.

    KFIT 26.1 Gentle Yoga

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Gentle yoga is based on hatha style yoga yet is less strenuous than other forms. This class benefits students that may have physical challenges, limited flexibility or those looking for a more relaxed, stress reducing yoga experience.The course progresses at a slower pace and focuses on stretching all areas of the body, while releasing stress and tension from joints and muscles.Yoga techniques for stress reduction, including breathing, meditation, and relaxation methods will be emphasized.

    KFIT 30.1 Stability Ball Training

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The focus of this course is core training exercise using a stability ball. Stability ball training emphasizes balance, proprioception, stability, and muscular endurance. Class may also include cardiovascular conditioning and flexibility training.

    KFIT 31.1 Pilates Yoga Fusion

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class blends concepts of yoga and Pilates into one class for a comprehensive mind/body workout. Class will include exercises for improving core strength, muscular endurance, coordination, stability and flexibility. Focus will be on proper breathing techniques, form, alignment and integration of both Pilates and yoga principles into the workout.

    KFIT 32 Introduction to Barre Fitness

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This introductory-level for students with no barre fitness experience combines ballet barre work, core conditioning, yoga, and therapeutic exercises with a focus on controlled movements and proper body alignment.

    KFIT 32.1 Beginning Barre Fitness

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This beginning-level course for students with minimal barre fitness experience combines ballet barre work, core conditioning, yoga, and orthopedic exercises with a focus on controlled movements and proper body alignment.

    KFIT 32.2 Intermediate Barre Fitness

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This intermediate-level course for students with previous barre fitness experience combines ballet barre work, core conditioning, yoga, and orthopedic exercises with a focus on controlled movements and proper body alignment.

    KFIT 32.3 Advanced Barre Fitness

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This advanced-level course for experienced barre fitness students combines ballet barre work, core conditioning, yoga, and orthopedic exercises with a focus on controlled movements and proper body alignment.

    KFIT 35.1 Walking for Fitness

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is designed to teach and apply the principles of lifetime physical fitness: cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition. A variety of health and wellness issues will be addressed. The components of fitness will be met through structured individually paced fitness, walking techniques and strength conditioning exercises.

    KFIT 36.1 Jogging for Fitness

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The emphasis of this course is on life-long exercise principles combined with the immediate benefit of a strength and aerobic workout. Using jogging as the aerobic exercise of choice, this course examines cardio-respiratory fitness, exercise principles, and how to design and evaluate fitness programs/workouts. This course will emphasize target Heart Rate: how to find it and how to use it when establishing and evaluating goals. The student will experiment with different types of workout and be encouraged to apply the information to their own body and level of conditioning.

    KFIT 37 Introduction to Boot Camp Training

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The course is an introduction to boot camp-style training through intense and vigorous cardiovascular and muscle strengthening exercises.

    KFIT 37.1 Boot Camp

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The course emphasizes a whole body workout through boot camp-style training. Boot camp incorporates calisthenics, cardiovascular and muscular conditioning, agility, drills, and interval training.

    KFIT 50 Teaching Aide

    (Formerly PHYED 50) 1-2 Units/Up to 6 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Students enrolling in this class must have prior approval from the supervising faculty member.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Teaching techniques for teacher's assistants in Kinesiology and Athletics. Student will assist faculty in a classroom environment for a semester. Students enrolling in this class must have prior approval from the supervising faculty member.

    KFIT 55 Principles of Sport Performance & Periodization of Training

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Course covers a broad range of training concepts and how to balance components such as skill, technique, endurance, speed, strength, mobility, flexibility, nutrition and recovery into training schedules of athletes and teams to achieve peak performance in a periodized (scheduled) and strategic format.

    KFIT 61 Personal Fitness Training

    0.5-1.5 Units/Up to 3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to provide students with fundamental exercise training guidelines and principles to improve personal fitness. This course offers flexibility to complete the participation requirement during any open gym hours at the assigned campus. A required orientation and fitness assessments will be completed as part of the course.

    KFIT 62 Personal Fitness Technique

    0.5-1.5 Units/Up to 3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of KFIT 61.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to provide fitness training instruction and experience using proper form and technique based on principles of biomechanics and personal fitness level. This course offers flexibility to complete the participation requirement during any open gym hours at the assigned campus. Fitness assessments will be completed as part of the course.

    KFIT 63 Personal Fitness Health and Wellness

    0.5-1.5 Units/Up to 3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of KFIT 61.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to provide students with health and wellness principles and behavior modification strategies to enhance their personal fitness program. This course offers flexibility to complete the participation requirement during any open gym hours at the assigned campus. Fitness assessments will be completed as part of the course.

    KFIT 64 Personal Fitness Program Design

    0.5-1.5 Units/Up to 3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of KFIT 61.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to provide instruction and experience in exercise program design based on personal fitness goals and assessments using proper protocols and exercise training guidelines. This course offers flexibility to complete participation requirement during any open gym hours at the assigned campus. Fitness assessments will be completed as part of this course.

  • Kinesiology Individual Sports (KINDV)

    KINDV 1.1 Beginning Wrestling

    (Formerly PHYED 73.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The course will emphasize beginning collegiate wrestling techniques, fundamentals, and strategies that include scholastic and freestyle as well as various conditioning exercises that develop speed, power, reaction and flexibility.

    KINDV 1.3 Advanced Wrestling

    (Formerly PHYED 73.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 1.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A progressive course designed for the advanced wrestling student with an emphasis on advanced wrestling techniques.There will be an emphasis on increasing the student's level of fitness, history, vocabulary, and developmental aspects of competitive collegiate wrestling.

    KINDV 2.1 Beginning Badminton

    (Formerly PHYED 77.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Introduction to badminton with emphasis on fundamental skills, strategies, and court etiquette.

    KINDV 2.2 Intermediate Badminton

    (Formerly PHYED 77.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 2.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Presentation of intermediate level badminton skills, participation in match play, and a review of the rules of the game. Improvement of individual skills, team techniques, and game strategies will be emphasized. Students will be required to attend one high school badminton match outside of the scheduled class time.

    KINDV 2.3 Advanced Badminton

    (Formerly PHYED 77.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 2.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Theory and practice of advanced badminton that includes advanced techniques and tactics of tournament competition. This class will include drills, practice, and intensive review of rules and tournament play. Students will be required to attend one high school badminton match outside of the scheduled class time.

    KINDV 3.1 Beginning Golf

    (Formerly PHYED 78.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the game of golf, along with fundamentals, techniques, rules, and etiquette. Through this course students will learn the correct mechanics needed for the basics of beginning golf.

    KINDV 3.2 Intermediate Golf

    (Formerly PHYED 78.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 3.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide intermediate students with an understanding of the game of golf, along with strong fundamentals, rules, and etiquette. This course will enable every student to approach each situation with the knowledge and confidence needed to create a successful and more enjoyable round of golf.

    KINDV 3.3 Advanced Golf

    (Formerly PHYED 78.3) 1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 3.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Advanced skills of golf that simulate situations that would occur on a golf course. Driving range work that will include short game, all clubs, mental aspects of course management, and goal cards.

    KINDV 4.1 Beginning Tennis

    (Formerly PHYED 80.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is designed to provide instruction in the fundamental skills, basic strategies, and the rules of tennis.

    KINDV 4.2 Intermediate Tennis

    (Formerly PHYED 80.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 4.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide instruction for the intermediate tennis player including skill development and competitive strategies.

    KINDV 4.3 Advanced Tennis

    (Formerly PHYED 80.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 4.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide advanced instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive tennis. Special emphasis placed on drills and competitive play situations.

    KINDV 5.1 Beginning Track and Field

    (Formerly PHYED 81.1) 1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to fundamental skills and basic knowledge of track and field. Students will learn and demonstrate basic techniques and methods of selected track and field events including running, throwing, jumping and hurdling.

    KINDV 5.2 Intermediate Track and Field

    (Formerly PHYED 81.2) 1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 5.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide intermediate track and field students with an understanding of track and field including skills, methods, and strategies associated with specific events. Students will learn and demonstrate intermediate techniques and methods of selected running, throwing, jumping, and hurdling. Students will develop a training routine for selected events.

    KINDV 5.3 Advanced Track and Field

    (Formerly PHYED 81.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 5.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide students with an understanding of advanced skills and techniques, methods, and strategies of selected track and field events. Students will demonstrate advanced techniques and methods of selected running, throwing, jumping, and hurdle events. Students will demonstrate a knowledge of strategies involved in college varsity track and field competition.

    KINDV 79.1 Introduction to Pickleball

    (Formerly PHYED 79) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The course will focus on the application of skills, techniques, game strategies and rules that make up the game of Pickleball.

    KINDV 79.2 Intermediate Pickleball

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course completion of KINDV 79.1.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The course will focus on the application of skills, techniques, game strategies and rules of intermediate pickleball.

    KINDV 79.3 Advanced Pickleball

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KINDV 79.2.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: The course will focus on the application of skills, techniques, game strategies and rules of advanced pickleball.

  • Kinesiology Lecture (KINES)

    KINES 1 Introduction to Kinesiology

    (Formerly PHYED 1) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: KIN 100
    Description: This course is an introduction to the interdisciplinary approach to the science and study of human movement. This course provides an orientation to various educational pathways, requirements, and career opportunities in Kinesiology in the areas of teaching, coaching, therapeutic exercise, fitness and health, and sport management professions. Basic concepts of the Kinesiology discipline and an overview of the relevance of foundational sub-disciplines will be discussed. Issues, challenges, and current/future trends are also addressed.

    KINES 2 Sports Officiating Fall

    (Formerly PHYED 2) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Rules interpretations, procedures, and necessary mechanics to effectively officiate selected individual and team sports.

    KINES 3 Sports Officiating Spring

    (Formerly PHYED 3) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Rules interpretations, procedures, and necessary mechanics to effectively officiate selected individual and team sports.

    KINES 4 Introduction to Sports Medicine

    (Formerly PHYED 4) 3 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course will introduce the student to the field of sports medicine. Injury recognition, injury management, professional ethics, legal issues, interpersonal communication skills in an allied health setting, medical documentation, universal precautions, professionalism, psychosocial intervention, basic first aid concepts, tissue healing, therapeutic modalities, therapeutic rehabilitation exercises, and organization and administration of a sports medicine facility will also be included. This course is an elective for the Fitness, Nutrition and Health Certificate and Major.

    KINES 5 Sport and Society

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Sports and athletes have often been agents of social change, many times challenging norms and assumptions concerning race, ethnicity, social class and gender. This course studies sport and society, highlighting how their interplay can provide social mobility and integration, yet produce stereotypes and foundations of inequality.

    KINES 6 Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED

    (Formerly HLE 6) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course teaches CPR, Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) and First Aid emergency response skills which enable participants to give immediate care to a person who has been injured or is experiencing a sudden illness. Upon completion of the course, participants will perform and demonstrate knowledge of adult, child and infant CPR, foreign body obstructed airway, AED, comprehensive victim assessment, treatment for severe bleeding, wound care, shock, burns, bone, joint and muscle injuries, heat and cold exposure, and sudden illness. Satisfies first-time and renewal certifications.

    KINES 49 Independent Study in Kinesiology, Athletics and/or Dance

    (Formerly PHYED 49) 0.5-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    KINES 50 Teaching Practicum

    1.5 Units/4.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Practical application and supervised practice of lead instruction techniques for students seeking to complete the Fitness, Nutrition, and Health Certificate/Major or the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate. Students will assist faculty in areas of administration, classroom management, teaching techniques, and instruction.

    KINES 53 Principles of Health and Wellness

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: CSU area E
    Description: This course focuses on health and wellness concepts important in making informed choices about one's physical, mental, and emotional well-being. A personal approach to health and wellness will be explored through personal reflection, critical thinking, and practical application of behavior change strategies to improve personal health. Accurate, reliable, and current information will be provided on key topics such as fitness, weight management, nutrition, stress management, sleep, substance use and abuse, prevention of diseases, sexual health, relationships, personal safety, and environmental concerns while also addressing issues related to mind-body health, research, diversity, and consumer health.

    KINES 55 Coaching Sports

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Coaching Sports focuses on the components and characteristics of coaches and sport programs. Students will examine and develop coaching techniques, styles and philosophies pertaining to the planning, management and competition in sports.

    KINES 59 Psychological Aspects of Sport Performance

    (Formerly PHYED 59) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the physical, psychological, and motivational factors involved with sports performance. Content will examine the link between physical performance and the psychological aspects involved in sports competition. It will also cover a comparison of contemporary motivation techniques. Concentration, motivation and goal setting techniques will be covered.

    KINES 62A Sports Medicine Experience A

    2 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in KINES 4. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will provide the student with the opportunity to observe and learn the principles and protocols of sports medicine and athletic training in a supervised clinical setting. This course starts the student with general sports medicine facility and athletic event observation. The practical experience gained in this course will help the student prepare for a variety of professions within sports medicine and kinesiology and prepares pre-athletic training students for success in Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited athletic training programs.

    KINES 62B Sports Medicine Experience B

    2 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of KINES 62A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will provide the student with the opportunity to learn and apply the principles and protocols of sports medicine and athletic training in a supervised clinical setting. This course continues the sports medicine student experience with the addition of basic practical application of sports medicine and athletic training skills. This course will help the student prepare for a variety of professions within sports medicine and kinesiology and prepares pre-athletic training students for success in Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited athletic training programs.

    KINES 62C Sports Medicine Experience C

    2 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of KINES 62B. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will provide the student with the opportunity to learn and apply the principles and protocols of sports medicine and athletic training in a supervised clinical setting. This course continues the sports medicine student experience with the addition of intermediate level practical application of sports medicine and athletic training skills. The practical experience gained in this course will help the student prepare for a variety of professions within sports medicine and kinesiology and prepares students for success in Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited athletic training programs.

    KINES 62D Sports Medicine Experience D

    2 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of KINES 62C. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will provide the student with the opportunity to learn and apply the principles and protocols of sports medicine and athletic training in a supervised clinical setting. The D level of this course continues the sports medicine student experience with the addition of advanced level practical application of sports medicine and athletic training skills. The practical experience gained in this course will help the student prepare for a variety of professions within sports medicine and kinesiology and prepares pre-athletic training students for success in Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited athletic training programs.

    KINES 63 Sports Medicine: Lower Body Injuries

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of lower body injuries. This course will help the student prepare for a variety of professions within sports medicine and kinesiology.

    KINES 64 Sports Medicine: Upper Body Injuries

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of upper body injuries. This course will help the student prepare for a variety of professions within sports medicine and kinesiology.

    KINES 70 Yoga Techniques, Training, and Practice I

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers beginning-level asanas (postures), pranayamas (breathing practices), meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. Techniques are presented through analytical training and guided practice in how to teach and practice the techniques.

    KINES 71 Yoga Techniques, Training, and Practice II

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of KINES 70. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers intermediate-level yoga asanas (postures), pranayamas (breathing practices), meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. Techniques are presented through analytical training and guided practice in how to teach and practice the techniques.

    KINES 72 Yoga Teaching Methodology

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers yoga teaching methods and styles, effective class management, communication skills, and addresses multi-level needs and special populations within a group setting.

    KINES 73 Anatomy and Physiology for Yoga Teachers

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers principles of human anatomy, physiology and energy anatomy as they relate to yoga practices.

    KINES 74 Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle, and Ethics

    1.5 Units/1.5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course introduces students to yoga philosophies and traditional texts, the history of yoga, yoga lifestyle, yoga’s relationship with Ayurveda, and ethics for yoga practitioners and teachers, such as those involving teacher–student relationships and community.

    KINES 80 Introduction to Applied Kinesiology and Anatomy

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course combines anatomy and kinesiology by addressing the anatomical structure and function of the musculoskeletal system as it relates to human movement and exercise. Muscular analysis and practical application, including strengthening and flexibility exercises for each muscle, will be emphasized. Students will also study physiological and biomechanical principles.

    KINES 81 Introduction to Exercise Physiology

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course examines the human physiological responses and adaptations to the acute stress of exercise and the chronic stress of physical training.

    KINES 82 Exercise Assessment and Prescription

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will cover assessment of physical fitness components and prescription of exercise programs for sport and fitness participants.

    KINES 83 Techniques of Fitness Instruction

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course addresses methods of instruction for individual and group exercise in various formats, utilizing a variety of training equipment. Course focuses on knowledge and skills associated with planning, implementing, leading, and managing learners and environment using safe and effective exercises for a variety of fitness levels, including special populations. Exercise guidelines, techniques, safety, liability issues, employment, client retention, and business management will also be discussed.

    KINES 300 Student-Athlete Success I

    0.5-1 Unit/Up to 3 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: In order to take the KINES 300 class, each student must be listed as a student athlete, by the head coach, on the official team roster. Student should contact instructor for process and required forms. Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic level skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course.
    Description: This lab course is an open-entry/open-exit course designed to assist student-athletes in acquiring basic study skills and work habits to gain success in the classroom. In addition, the student-athlete will learn and apply time and stress management techniques, note taking techniques, and test taking techniques. Students must complete 26.25 hours of work to earn 0.5 unit of credit per semester. Grades are Pass/No Pass.

    KINES 301 Student-Athlete Success II

    0.5-1 Unit/Up to 3 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: In order to take the KINES 301 class, each student must be listed as a student athlete, by the head coach, on the official team roster. Student should contact instructor for process and required forms. Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic level skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course.
    Description: This lab course is being offered as an open-entry/open- exit course designed to assist the student-athlete in acquiring basic study skills and work habits to gain success in the classroom. Memory and visualization techniques, and earning styles will be included. Students must complete 26.25 hours of work to earn 0.5 unit of credit per semester. Grades are Pass/No Pass.

    KINES 302 Student-Athlete Success III

    0.5-1 Unit/Up to 3 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: In order to take the KINES 302 class, each student must be listed as a student athlete, by the head coach, on the official team roster. Student should contact instructor for process and required forms. Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic level skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course.
    Description: This lab course is being offered as an open-entry/open-exit course designed to assist student-athletes in acquiring basic study skills and work habits to gain success in the classroom. In addition, the student-athlete will learn about the rules and regulations for the local governing conference, California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Academic and athletic requirements at each organizational level will be presented. Issues that affect athletics will also be discussed such as performance enhancement drugs (PEDs), substance abuse, violence, athletes with disabilities, and diversity. Students must complete 26.25 hours of work to earn 0.5 unit of credit per semester. Grades are Pass/No Pass.

    KINES 303 Student-Athlete Success IV

    0.5-1 Unit/Up to 3 hours laboratory. P/NP Only. Limits on enrollment: In order to take the KINES 303 class, each student must be listed as a student athlete, by the head coach, on the official team roster. Student should contact instructor for process and required forms. Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic level skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course.
    Description: This lab course is being offered as an open-entry/open-exit course designed to assist the student-athletes in acquiring basic study skills and work habits to gain success in the classroom. Learning from your mistakes and using your critical thinking skills will be presented. Students must complete 26.25 hours of work to earn 0.5 unit of credit per semester. Grades are Pass/No Pass.

  • Kinesiology Team Sports (KTEAM)

    KTEAM 1.1 Football Passing Game

    1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This football course emphasizes the passing game from both an offensive and defensive perspective. It will include a variety of offensive and defensive skills, strategies, techniques, and related football concepts.

    KTEAM 2.1 Touch Football

    (Formerly PHYED 88) 1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Touch football with an emphasis on skills, techniques, and strategies of team play.

    KTEAM 3.1 Beginning Baseball

    (Formerly PHYED 86.1) 1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide beginning instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive baseball. Special emphasis placed on drills and competitive play situation.

    KTEAM 3.2 Intermediate Baseball

    (Formerly PHYED 86.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KTEAM 3.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide intermediate instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive baseball. Special emphasis placed on drills and competitive play situation.

    KTEAM 3.3 Advanced Baseball

    (Formerly PHYED 86.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KTEAM 3.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide advanced instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive baseball. Special emphasis placed on drills, competitive play situations and intercollegiate baseball team play.

    KTEAM 4 Introduction to Basketball

    1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This class is for first-time basketball players and will include an introduction to basic shooting, dribbling, passing, and defensive basketball techniques.

    KTEAM 4.1 Beginning Basketball

    (Formerly PHYED 87.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide beginning instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive basketball. Special emphasis is placed on drills and competitive play situation.

    KTEAM 4.2 Intermediate Basketball

    (Formerly PHYED 87.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KTEAM 4.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide intermediate instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive basketball. Special emphasis placed on drills and competitive play situation.

    KTEAM 4.3 Advanced Basketball

    (Formerly PHYED 87.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KTEAM 4.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide advanced instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive basketball. Special emphasis placed on drills and competitive play situation.

    KTEAM 5.1 Softball

    (Formerly PHYED 90) 1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide beginning instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive softball. Special emphasis is placed on drills and competitive play situation.

    KTEAM 6.1 Beginning Soccer

    (Formerly PHYED 92.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide beginning instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive soccer. Special emphasis is placed on drills and competitive play situations.

    KTEAM 6.2 Intermediate Soccer

    (Formerly PHYED 92.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KTEAM 6.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide intermediate instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive soccer. Special emphasis placed on drills and competitive play situation.

    KTEAM 6.3 Advanced Soccer

    (Formerly PHYED 92.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KTEAM 6.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide advanced instruction in the techniques, tactics and strategies associated with competitive soccer. Special emphasis placed on drills and competitive play situation.

    KTEAM 7.1 Indoor Soccer

    (Formerly PHYED 93) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This activity course is designed to teach basic indoor soccer fundamentals and rules of the game.

    KTEAM 8.1 Beginning Volleyball

    (Formerly PHYED 96.1) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course will introduce students to fundamentals, team concepts, and rules of the game of volleyball. Students will participate in two-person, three-person, four-person, and six-person competition.

    KTEAM 8.2 Intermediate Volleyball

    (Formerly PHYED 96.2) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KTEAM 8.1.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Presentation of intermediate level volleyball skills, participation in match play, and a review of the rules of the game. Improvement of individual skills, team techniques, and game strategies will be emphasized.

    KTEAM 8.3 Advanced Volleyball

    (Formerly PHYED 96.3) 1.5 Units/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion of KTEAM 8.2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Theory and practice of advanced volleyball. Advanced techniques and tactics of tournament competition. This class will include drills, practice, and intensive review of rules and tournament play.

    KTEAM 9.1 Beginning Outdoor Volleyball

    (Formerly PHYED 97.1) 1 Unit/2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This activity course is designed to teach basic outdoor volleyball fundamentals and rules of the game. Practice and participation in match play and tournament play will be emphasized.

  • Library and Information Resources (LIR)

    LIR 10 Introduction to Information Literacy

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent; and Course Completion of CS 101A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area I
    Description: An introductory course to learn and apply the skills needed to conduct research efficiently and effectively.

    LIR 770 Library Research Skills Lab

    0 Unit/10 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: An open-entry/open-exit class for students who seek supplementary research instruction intended to strengthen skills and reinforce mastery of concepts taught in a referring course or courses. Instruction directly supports research learning objectives and assignments from multiple courses required in the GE and CE patterns including but not limited to AGRI 10, ANTHRO 1, ART 1.1, ART 1.2, ART 2.3, ASL 3, BIO 10, CHEM 1A, CHEM 1B, CHILD 10, COMM 1, COMM 7, COUN 10, CS 5, EMC 133B, ENGL 50, ENGL 1A, ENGL 5, ENVS 12, ESL 100, ESL 10, FDNT 10, HIST 17.1, HIST 18.1, MICRO 5, NR 75C-D, PHIL 3, PHIL 5, POLS 1, PSYCH 1A, PSYCH 1B, PSYCH 3, PSYCH 30, SOC 2, and SOC 5.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Mathematics (MATH)

    MATH 1A Calculus, First Course

    5 Units/5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 27 or higher (MATH); OR Course Completion of MATH 25 and MATH 58; OR AB705 placement into Math Tier 4.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MATH 900S Series
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4;IGETC area 2A
    Description: Limits and continuity, differentiation, applications of the derivative, integration, applications of the integral.

    MATH 1B Calculus, Second Course

    5 Units/5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 1A or higher (MATH).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MATH 900S Series
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4;IGETC area 2A
    Description: Topics include methods of integration, conic sections, polar coordinates, infinite sequences and series, parametric equations, solid analytic geometry, and vectors.

    MATH 1C Calculus, Third Course

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 1B.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC
    Description: Multivariable calculus including partial differentiation and multiple integration, vector analysis including vector fields, line integrals, surface integrals, and the theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.

    MATH 2 Calculus, Fourth Course-Differential Equations

    (Formerly MATH 2B) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 1C.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MATH 240
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC
    Description: First and second order differential equations with applications, series solutions, numerical methods, introduction to Laplace transforms, systems of differential equations with applications.

    MATH 4 Discrete Mathematics

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 27 or higher (MATH); OR Course Completion of MATH 25 and MATH 58; OR AB705 placement into Math Tier 4. Recommended: Course Completion of MATH 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4;IGETC area 2A
    Description: Introductory discrete mathematics course including formal logic, Boolean logic and logic circuits, mathematical induction, introduction to number theory, set theory, principles of combinatorics, functions, relations, recursion, algorithm efficiency and graph theory.

    MATH 5 Introduction to Linear Algebra

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 1B or higher (MATH). Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in MATH 1C or MATH 2.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MATH 250
    Description: An introduction to linear algebra including the theory of matrices, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvectors, eigenvalues and applications.

    MATH 6 An Introduction to Higher Mathematics

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 1B.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: A lower division course introducing topics in higher mathematics including introductory set theory and formal logic, proof techniques, mathematical induction, equivalence relations, functions and cardinalities of sets as applied to number theory, calculus and modern algebra.

    MATH 7 Introduction to STEM Careers

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BIO 10 OR CHEM 42 OR ENGR 10 OR MATH 25 OR MATH 58 OR MATH 27 or higher (MATH); or AB705 placement into Math Tier 4. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course covers the methods for development of career pathways in fields such as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Students will learn to use STEM related job-search tools, identify key job skills, develop a plan for acquiring those skills, and how to use science communication skills related to a particular career or area of research in which the student has an interest.

    MATH 9 Finite Mathematics

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 154 or MATH 155 or MATH 156 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 3 or higher.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MATH 130
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4;IGETC area 2A
    Description: Sets, matrices, systems of equations and inequalities, linear programming, combinatorial techniques and probability, mathematics of finance, Markov chains, game theory.

    MATH 10 Nature of Mathematics

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 161 or MATH 154 or MATH 156 or MATH 155 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 1 or higher.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4;IGETC area 2A
    Description: A survey course in mathematical concepts and mathematics in culture. Topics to include mathematical reasoning and four additional topics selected from number theory, probability, statistics, mathematical modeling, contemporary applications, geometry, and the history of mathematics. Recommended for liberal arts students.

    MATH 15 Elementary Statistics

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 161 OR MATH 156 OR MATH 154 OR MATH 155 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 1 or higher.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MATH 110
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4;IGETC area 2A
    Description: Exploration of concepts in statistics, descriptive statistics, probability theory, Central Limit Theorem, estimation of population parameters from a sample, hypothesis testing, correlation and linear regression, introduction to analysis of variance, and computer simulations.

    MATH 16 Introduction to Mathematical Analysis

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 154 or MATH 156 or MATH 155 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 3 or higher.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MATH 140
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4;IGETC area 2A
    Description: Presents techniques of calculus with emphasis placed on the application of these concepts to business and management related problems. The applications of derivatives and integrals of functions including polynomials, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions are studied.

    MATH 25 Precalculus Algebra

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 156 or MATH 154 or MATH 155 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 3 or higher.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4;IGETC area 2A
    Description: College algebra topics, including equations, expressions, functions, inverse functions, graphs, applications, complex numbers, sequences and series.

    MATH 27 Precalculus Algebra and Trigonometry

    6 Units/6 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 156 or MATH 154 or MATH 155 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 3 or higher.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4;IGETC area 2A
    Description: In this course, students will study topics from college algebra and trigonometry, including equations, expressions, functions, inverse functions, and graphs. Topics will also include polar coordinates, parametric equations, complex numbers, vectors, and sequences and series. Taking this course is the equivalent to taking the combination of MATH 25 and MATH 58.

    MATH 49 Independent Study in Mathematics

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 154 or Course Completion of MATH 155 or higher; OR AB705 placement into Math Tier 3 or higher. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in Math. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    MATH 58 Precalculus Trigonometry

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 25.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC;CSU area B4
    Description: Trigonometry topics, including trigonometric identities, equations, functions, inverse functions, graphs, polar coordinates, parametric equations, complex numbers, vectors, and applications.

    MATH 101 Mathematics for the Associate Degree

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of Math 150B, or Math 151 or higher; or AB705 placement into Math Tier 1 or higher.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC
    Description: Four mathematics topics will be selected from functions, financial math, geometry, linear programming, probability and statistics, reasoning, and trigonometry. This course fulfills the mathematics competency requirement for an associate degree from SRJC. It is not recommended for students intending to transfer.

    MATH 150 Elementary Algebra

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: CSKLS 373 or CSKLS 372 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 1 or higher.
    Description: Beginning algebra topics, including equations and inequalities in one variable, integer exponents, polynomials, equations and inequalities in two variables, rational expressions, radicals and rational exponents, and quadratic equations.

    MATH 154 Elementary and Intermediate Algebra For Business and STEM

    8 Units/8 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of CSKLS 373 or CSKLS 372 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 1 or higher.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC
    Description: A combined elementary and intermediate algebra course that incorporates the use of graphing technology. Topics include functions, equations and inequalities in one variable, systems of linear equations in two and three variables, exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, and conic sections.

    MATH 156 Intermediate Algebra for Business and STEM Majors

    5 Units/5 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 150 or MATH 150B or MATH 151 or AB705 placement into Math Tier 1 or higher.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC
    Description: An intermediate algebra course that incorporates the use of graphing technology. Topics include functions and their graphs, equations and inequalities in one variable, systems of equations in two and three variables, exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, and conic sections.

    MATH 161 Mathematics Preparation for Statistics and Liberal Arts

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 150 or MATH 151 or MATH 150B or AB705 placement into Math Tier 1 or higher.
    GE: AA/AS areas B,MC
    Description: Survey of fundamental algebra topics, probability and exploratory data analysis needed to prepare students for transfer-level statistics and liberal arts mathematics courses. Advisory: This course is NOT intended for math, science, computer science, business, or engineering majors.

    MATH 200 B-STEM Concurrent Support

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in MATH 25 OR MATH 27 OR MATH 9 OR MATH 16.
    Description: A review of the prerequisite skills and competencies for MATH 25, MATH 27, MATH 9 and MATH 16. Intended for students concurrently enrolled in one of these four courses who need a review of the necessary algebra skills. Topics include effective learning strategies and a review of concepts from intermediate algebra.

    MATH 215 Elementary Statistics Concurrent Support

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. P/NP Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in MATH 15.
    Description: A review of the core prerequisite skills, competencies, and concepts needed in statistics. Intended for students who are concurrently enrolled in (MATH 15) Elementary Statistics. Topics include concepts from arithmetic, pre-algebra, elementary and intermediate algebra, and descriptive statistics that are needed to understand the basics of college-level statistics. Additional emphasis is placed on solving and graphing linear equations and modeling with linear functions.

    MATH 770 Supplemental Instruction: Math and Science

    0 Unit/10 hours by arrangement. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: An open-entry, open-exit class for students who seek, through supplemental instruction and use of computers, to strengthen and reinforce mastery of skills developed in a referring course(s) including the following: Math 1A through Math 215, Physics 1 through Physics 43, Chemistry 3A through Chemistry 303, Engineering 6 through Engineering 103.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Media Studies (MEDIA)

    MEDIA 4 Introduction to Mass Communication

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: JOUR 100
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: Overview of the history, structure, function and influence of print, electronic, and digital media and their support industries.

    MEDIA 6 Media, Culture, and Identity

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU areas C2,D;IGETC areas 3B,4
    Description: This course examines the impact media has on perceptions of race, class, gender, and sexuality in America. Students will investigate the origins of cultural stereotypes as well as the complexities of representing various American cultures in the media. Particular attention will be paid to women and minority mediamakers.

    MEDIA 10 Film Appreciation

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: An introduction to the language and technology of filmmaking through the examination of great films and filmmakers. The course features a broad range of domestic and international cinema and investigates the culture, politics, and social histories of the periods in which the films were produced. The students become more aware of the complexity of film art, more sensitive to its nuances, textures, and rhythms, and more perceptive in reading its multilayered blend of image, sound, and motion.

    MEDIA 14 Early Film History

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of MEDIA 10.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: A survey of international film history from pre-cinema machines to the 1950s with emphasis upon D.W. Griffith, German Expressionism, Soviet Montage, film genres, and the Hollywood Studio System. The course will also cover the historical evolution of the narrative form, as well as the development of formal devices such as the shot, mise-en-scène, editing, and sound design.

    MEDIA 15 Modern Film History

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent and Course Completion of MEDIA 10 and MEDIA 14.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: A survey of international film history from the 1950s to the present with emphasis on the New Waves and the New Hollywood. The course will also cover the historical evolution of the narrative form, as well as development of formal devices such as shot, mise-en-scene, editing, and sound design.

    MEDIA 17 Contemporary World Cinema

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU areas C2,D;IGETC areas 3B,4
    Description: A survey of contemporary world cinema as art, business, technology, and cultural artifact. Students will utilize various critical methodologies for analyzing and interpreting the work of notable film artists, current international film movements and genres, and transnational and globalized media developments.

    MEDIA 18 Audio for Film Production

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An introductory course for visual storytellers examining the art and science of audio for digital film & video production. Students will learn the basic concepts of recording audio for visual media, including: microphone placement, recording standards, and mixing. Students will study and have access to a variety of audio production equipment, including a range of microphones, audio recorders and post-production applications, including Adobe Premiere. The successful student will be able to execute proper audio production techniques for a variety of film & video production applications and technologies.

    MEDIA 19 Multi-Camera Studio Production

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MEDIA 18 ( or MEDIA 51).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course introduces students to the studio production environment. Live multi-camera formats will be studied in theory and in practice as participants create original content.

    MEDIA 20 Introduction to Digital Filmmaking

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in CS 74.21A and MEDIA 10 and MEDIA 51.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An intensive introduction to the fundamentals of digital filmmaking, including: writing and structuring a story, developing a shooting script, basic camera, sound and lighting techniques, editing, and post-production processes. Students will develop the basic skills to work as a member of a production crew.

    MEDIA 21 Intermediate Digital Filmmaking

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MEDIA 20.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An examination of the science and art of digital pre-production, production and post-production. Students will write short film scripts, plan and execute shoots using single camera production techniques, edit picture and sound, and learn how to package and market films for festivals and distribution. Students will develop more advanced skills in digital filmmaking such as directing actors and genre lighting.

    MEDIA 22 Screenwriting

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or higher (V8). Recommended: Course Completion of MEDIA 10.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: An introduction to the fundamentals of screenwriting, including story structure, character development, dialogue, plotting, and formatting as they are used in creating scripts for film and television.

    MEDIA 44 Media Criticism

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: An introduction to the critical analysis of mediated texts with an emphasis on film, television, music, advertising, social media, video games, and new media. Students will explore and apply the core concepts of media theory and methods in an attempt to better understand the relationship between media, culture, and society.

    MEDIA 123 Intermediate Screenwriting

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MEDIA 22.
    Description: An intermediate screenwriting course that focuses on longer form writing, expanding a first act into a complete feature length script. Emphasis will be not just on writing content (story plot, writing style, etc.), but also on marketing one's work and choosing concepts that are marketable.

  • Medical Assisting (MA)

    MA 98 Independent Study in Medical Assisting

    1-4 Units/Up to 13 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in Medical Assisting.

    MA 160 Introduction to Medical Office Practice

    (Formerly MA 60) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANAT 140, HLC 140, HLC 160, LIR 10, and PSYCH 1A; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 161, MA 162, MA 163, MA 167. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: Students will learn the multiple functions performed by the Medical Assistant: appointment scheduling; communication skills and record management, including confidentiality. Focus is on professionalism in the development of organizational, decision-making and computer skills.

    MA 161 Law and Ethics for Medical Assistants

    (Formerly MA 61) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANAT 140, HLC 140, HLC 160, LIR 10, and PSYCH 1A; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 160, MA 162, MA 163, MA 167. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: Survey of medical law and ethics related to work in medical settings. Emphasis on implications and decision making for patients, providers, medical assistants, and other health professionals. Special attention is given to patient privacy laws. Assignments and discussions will allow students to examine their own personal and cultural values and decision making processes and compare those to the value systems, laws, and decision making processes described in the text.

    MA 162 Disease Processes

    (Formerly MA 62) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANAT 140, HLC 140, HLC 160, LIR 10, and PSYCH 1A; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 160, MA 161, MA 163, MA 167. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: In this course, students will learn about diseases of body systems and terminology of medical specialties with development, analysis, interpretation, and application of advanced medical terminology used in a variety of medical settings. This includes advanced terminology related to body systems and medical specialties and associated with anatomic terms, pathophysiology, diagnoses, symptoms, conditions, medical and surgical procedures, clinical and diagnostic laboratory, and medications.

    MA 163 Beginning Clinical Skills for Medical Assisting

    (Formerly MA 163A) 3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HLC 160, LIR 10, PSYCH 1A, ANAT 140, HLC 140; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 167. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: Course focuses on beginning clinical medical assisting skills and responsibilities for the clinical area of a medical office or other appropriate medical facility. Covers proper handwashing; use of personal protective equipment; medical and surgical aseptic procedures; vital signs determination; assisting with physical examinations/rooming, including safe transfers, positioning and draping, height, weight, obtaining patient history; disinfection and sterilization techniques; assisting with minor office procedures; application of physical agents to promote tissue healing; patient teaching on ambulatory aids and cast care.

    MA 163L Beginning Externship

    (Formerly MA 163AL) 1.5 Units/5.25 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of ANAT 58; OR ANAT 140 AND HLC 140; AND Course Completion of MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 168; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 163, MA 165, MA 169. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: The healthcare facilities in which students are placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR card.
    Description: Beginning practical experience at the novice level in outpatient clinics or other medical facilities to develop entry level administrative and clinical medical assisting skills related to fundamental principles and techniques learned in theory and skills courses. This course is the first of two semesters in which the student attends the externship.

    MA 164 Theories of the Clinical Laboratory

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 163, MA 167; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 165, MA 168, MA 169, and MA 174. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: Introduction to the clinical laboratory. Urinalysis, hematology, blood chemistry, serology testing, and normal ranges are studied. Students will learn about low complexity tests and how general microscopic slide testing is performed.

    MA 165 Pharmacology and Administration of Medications

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 163, MA 167; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 164, MA 168, MA 169, and MA 174. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: Course covers basic pharmacology, including principles of safe preparation, administration, and documentation of medications and vaccinations by oral, parenteral, and topical/transdermal routes. Students review basic math calculations and conversions for preparation and administration of medication and vaccinations. Medications are identified by their clinical use, mechanism of action, side effects, and adverse reactions. Risk factors for drug and alcohol abuse are presented, along with drug addiction and withdrawal symptoms.

    MA 167 Basic Diagnostic Coding

    (Formerly MA 167A) 2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of HLC 160, LIR 10, PSYCH 1A, ANAT 140, and HLC 140; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, and MA 163. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: In this course, students will be introduced to basic International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) coding. Students will utilize their knowledge of medical terminology, disease process, and human anatomy and physiology to convert diagnostic statements into alpha-numerical codes. As each body system is studied, basic coding guidelines and logic will be presented as alpha-numeric diagnoses.

    MA 168 Basic Medical Office Insurance Billing

    (Formerly MA 68.1) 2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 163, MA 167; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 164, MA 165, MA 169, and MA 174. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: In this course, students will develop basic knowledge and skills for understanding major health insurance plans as related to medical office billing.

    MA 169 Procedural Coding

    (Formerly MA 68.4) 2.5 Units/2.5 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 163 and MA 167; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 164, MA 165, MA 168, and MA 174. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: In this course, students will learn to apply their knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and disease processes in order to correctly identify and code services and procedures that are provided in a variety of health care settings, this is known as the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) medical coding system. Students will assign codes to services and procedures according to coding guidelines to allow for accurate statistics, claims processing, and reimbursement.

    MA 174 Intermediate Clinical Skills for Medical Assisting

    (Formerly MA 163B) 4 Units/2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 163, MA 167; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 164, MA 165, MA 168, and MA 169. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: Course focuses on intermediate medical assisting skills and responsibilities for the clinical area of a medical office or other appropriate medical facility. Covers general medical office procedures including, but not limited to eye and ear assessment and procedures such as visual and auditory acuity testing; gynecological and prenatal care; pediatric examination; cardiopulmonary assessment and procedures including electrocardiograms (EKGs) and oxygen therapy; radiologic and diagnostic imaging; medical office emergencies; and medication administration.

    MA 176 Externship

    (Formerly MA 166.4) 4.5 Units/13.75 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MA 164, MA 165, MA 168, MA 169, and MA 174. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: The healthcare facilities in which students are placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS card. Recency requirement: Students must have successfully completed MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 163, MA 164, MA 165, MA 167, MA 168, MA 169, and MA 174 within 3 years of enrolling in MA 176.
    Description: This course offers a total of 240 hours of practical externship experience in outpatient clinics or other medical facilities to apply and develop entry level administrative and clinical medical assisting skills related to fundamental principles and techniques learned previously in theory and skills courses. This course is taken at the end of the program, after all of the didactic (lecture and skills lab) classes are completed successfully.

  • Meteorology (METRO)

    METRO 10 Introduction to Weather and Climate

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU area B1;IGETC area 5A
    Description: A descriptive introduction to the science of the atmosphere. Topics include Earth/Sun relationships, temperature, atmospheric pressure and wind, clouds and precipitation, storm fronts, hurricanes and tornadoes, weather forecasting, climate patterns and climate change, and atmospheric optics. California weather patterns and climate will be emphasized.

    METRO 10L Weather and Climate Lab

    1 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in METRO 10.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: CSU area B3;IGETC area 5C
    Description: Hands-on lab activities exploring weather and climate phenomena. This class is the lab component for Introduction to Weather and Climate (METRO 10). Emphasis is placed on analysis and interpretation of weather reports, forecasts, surface weather maps, upper level air charts, satellite and radar imagery, and other remotely sensed data. Climate classification and climate data will also be included.

  • Microbiology (MICRO)

    MICRO 5 General Microbiology

    5 Units/3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10); AND Completion of BIO 10 or higher (V7); AND Completion of CHEM 60, CHEM 3A (OR CHEM 1A), or higher (V6).
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3;IGETC areas 5B,5C
    Description: Course covers the morphology, growth, metabolism, genetics, and control of microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria and viruses. Includes principles of microbial pathogenicity, and the human immune response. Emphasis on laboratory techniques. Intended for allied health majors considering transfer to CSU or UC.

    MICRO 60 Fundamentals of Microbiology

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course completion of BIO 10 or higher (V7); AND Completion of CHEM 60, CHEM 3A (OR CHEM 1A), or higher (V6). Recommended: Course Completion of ENGL 1A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3
    Description: Survey of the major concepts of microbiology with emphasis on those related to infectious disease. Basic techniques for cultivation and identification of microorganisms.

  • Music (MUSC)

    MUSC 1 Music Fundamentals

    (Formerly MUS 1) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 110
    Description: This course is designed for students with little or no formal musical training. Students are introduced to basic musical concepts, terminology, and music reading through exercises in rhythm, singing, and on the piano keyboard. Topics include notation, rhythm, scales, intervals, chords, key signatures, and the circle of fifths. Recommended for prospective Music majors who lack the music reading skills for MUSC 2A/3A.

    MUSC 2A Music Theory 1

    (Formerly MUS 2A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 3A AND concurrent enrollment in MUSCP 11A or another appropriate piano course.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 120
    Description: An introductory course in music theory designed for Music majors. Topics include music notation and terminology, basic properties of sound, rhythm and meter, scales and modes, key signatures and the Circle of Fifths, intervals, transposition, chords and chord progressions, figured bass, Roman numeral analysis, phrases and cadences, and basic song structure.

    MUSC 2B Music Theory 2

    (Formerly MUS 2B) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 2A ( or MUS 2A). Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in MUSC 3B ( or MUS 3B) and Concurrent Enrollment in MUSCP 11B OR .
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 130
    Description: A study of common-practice diatonic harmony and part writing. Topics include: progressions with triads and dominant seventh chords, an introduction to species counterpoint, principles of four-part SATB (soprano/alto/tenor/bass) arranging, non-harmonic tones, melody writing, bass line construction, the use of notation software, and a historical survey of the development of harmony and texture in Western music.

    MUSC 2C Music Theory 3

    (Formerly MUS 2C) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 2B. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 3C AND concurrent enrollment in MUSCP 11C or another appropriate piano course.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 140
    Description: An introduction to chromatic harmony through writing and analysis. Topics include: dominant and non-dominant seventh chords, secondary (applied) dominant and leading-tone chords, tonicization, modulation, binary and ternary forms, and an overview of larger forms.

    MUSC 2D Music Theory 4

    (Formerly MUS 2D) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of MUSC 2C. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 3D AND concurrent enrollment in MUSCP 11D or another appropriate piano course.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 150
    Description: A study of advanced chromaticism in common-practice harmony with an introduction to Impressionist, Post-Romantic, Modern (Post-Tonal), and Postmodern musical techniques. Topics include: borrowed chords and mode mixture; chromatic mediants; Neapolitan and augmented-sixth chords; enharmonic reinterpretation and modulation; ninth, eleventh, and thirteenth chords; pandiatonicism and polytonality; set theory; 12-tone serialism; and advanced concepts of meter and rhythm.

    MUSC 3A Musicianship 1

    (Formerly MUS 3A) 2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 125
    Description: Application and development of the materials of Music Theory 1 through sight singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include rhythm, major and minor scales, intervals, triads, and diatonic melodies.

    MUSC 3B Musicianship 2

    (Formerly MUS 3B) 2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 3A. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2B.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 135
    Description: Application and development of the materials of Music Theory 2 through sight singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include: rhythmic subdivision, melodies in major and minor keys (simple and compound meter), fluency in alto and tenor clefs, and 2- and 4-part dictation of diatonic chord progressions with triads and dominant seventh chords.

    MUSC 3C Musicianship 3

    (Formerly MUS 3C) 2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 3B. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2C.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 145
    Description: Application and development of the materials of Music Theory 3 through sight singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include: syncopation, non-dominant seventh chords, secondary dominant and leading-tone chords, tonicization, and modulation to closely related keys.

    MUSC 3D Musicianship 4

    (Formerly MUS 3D) 2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 3C. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2D.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 155
    Description: Application and development of the materials of Music Theory 4 through sight singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include: diatonic modes; borrowed chords and mode mixture; the Neapolitan and augmented sixth chords; modulations to distantly related keys; and other musical techniques of the Renaissance, Late Romantic era, and twentieth century.

    MUSC 4A Jazz, Rock, and Pop Theory 1

    (Formerly MUS 4A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of MUSC 2A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: The study of music theory as it pertains to jazz, rock, and popular music. Topics include analysis and construction of chord progressions, analysis of rhythmic elements, transposing for wind instruments, and rhythm section writing. Students complete two arranging projects.

    MUSC 4B Jazz, Rock, and Pop Theory 2

    (Formerly MUS 4B) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 4A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Continued study of music theory relative to contemporary musical styles. Emphasis is on four-part harmonization of a melodic line and its applications in small and large ensembles. Study also includes accompaniment practices and counterpoint.

    MUSC 5A Jazz Improvisation 1

    (Formerly MUS 5.1A) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Ability to play all major scales on a musical instrument.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course provides instrumental students with the tools and techniques for jazz improvisation at a beginning level. Topics include scales, arpeggios, the elements of jazz harmony, the blues, and characteristic chord progressions.

    MUSC 5B Jazz Improvisation 2

    (Formerly MUS 5.1B) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of MUSC 5A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course provides instrumental students with the tools and techniques for jazz improvisation that enable them to progress toward an intermediate level. Analysis of harmonic and melodic materials, extensive listening, and performance exercises will assist the student in his/her development as an improvisor.

    MUSC 5C Jazz Improvisation 3

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Completion of MUSC 5B.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course provides instrumental students with the tools and techniques for jazz improvisation at an intermediate level. Analysis of harmonic and melodic materials, extensive listening, and performance exercises will assist the student in his/her development as an improvisor.

    MUSC 5D Jazz Improvisation 4

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 5C.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course provides instrumental students with the tools and techniques for jazz improvisation at an advanced level. Analysis of harmonic and melodic materials, extensive listening, and performance exercises will assist the student in his/her development as an improvisor.

    MUSC 6.1 Music History and Literature: Antiquity to 1750

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: An in-depth historical study of music in Western civilization from Antiquity (c. 500 BCE) through the Baroque era (1600-1750) through stylistic analysis of music, listening in and out of class, and assigned reading.

    MUSC 6.2 Music History and Literature: 1750 to Present

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: An in-depth historical study of music in Western civilization from the Enlightenment (c. 1750) to the present through stylistic analysis of music, listening in and out of class, and assigned reading.

    MUSC 7 Music Appreciation

    (Formerly MUS 7) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 100
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: A survey of music literature in the Western world from the Middle Ages to the present. Students will gain an understanding of music as an art form through listening and discussion of choral, orchestral, solo, opera, chamber, and electronic works. Concert attendance is required. Open to all students, but designed for non-music majors.

    MUSC 8 World Music Appreciation

    (Formerly MUS 7.4) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: An introduction to the musics of Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, Oceania, the Caribbean, and the Middle East, focusing on the interconnectedness and cross-fertilization among cultures.

    MUSC 9 Jazz Appreciation

    (Formerly MUS 9) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C1;IGETC area 3A
    Description: A lecture survey of jazz focusing on its essential musical elements, its origins and evolution as an African-American art form, and the contributions of other American racial/cultural/ethnic groups. Special attention is given to the study of standard jazz forms, stylistic differences, and analysis of live and recorded performances.

    MUSC 15 Standards Repertoire for the Jazz Musician

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Ability to read music and to perform competently on a musical instrument or voice.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Study and performance of compositions that are essential to the repertoire of the jazz musician. A large number of compositions are studied, in various styles from different stylistic periods. These compositions are performed in class by soloists accompanied by a rhythm section.

    MUSC 18.1 Diction and Repertoire: Italian

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in MUSCP 17B; OR Course Completion or Current Enrollment in MUSCP 40.2; OR by Audition. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Study of the literal and phonetic translation, pronunciation, and interpretation of standard operatic and art song literature in Italian. Students can challenge the course prerequisite by audition. See the Auditions page on the Music Department website for more information

    MUSC 18.2 Diction and Repertoire: English

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MUSCP 17B; OR Course Completion Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MUSCP 40.2; OR by Audition. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Study of the phonetic translation, pronunciation, and interpretation of standard operatic and art song literature in English. Students can challenge the course prerequisite by audition. See the Auditions page on the Music Department website for more information

    MUSC 18.3 Diction and Repertoire: German

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MUSCP 17B; OR Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MUSCP 40.2; OR by Audition. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Study of the literal and phonetic translation, pronunciation, and interpretation of standard operatic and art song literature in German. Students can challenge the course prerequisite by audition. See the Auditions page on the Music Department website for more information

    MUSC 18.4 Diction and Repertoire: French

    2 Units/1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MUSCP 17B; OR Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MUSCP 40.2; OR by Audition. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Study of the literal and phonetic translation, pronunciation, and interpretation of standard operatic and art song literature in French. Students can challenge the course prerequisite by audition. See the Auditions page on the Music Department website for more information

    MUSC 49 Independent Study in Music

    (Formerly MUS 49) 0.5-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair, and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    MUSC 50 Introduction to Music Technology

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU.
    C-ID: CMUS 100X
    Description: This introductory course examines the concepts, terminology, techniques, and equipment related to music technology. Students will receive a solid foundation in the principles of sound, MIDI, synthesis, digital recording, and computer-based music notation, as well as hands-on experience with state-of-the-art industry hardware and software. Designed for students with an interest in composition, songwriting, digital audio, and/or multimedia.

    MUSC 51A Digital Audio 1: Fundamentals

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in MUSC 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers the fundamentals of digital audio through a hands-on workshop in production and editing with a digital audio workstation (DAW). Topics include the principles of audio and digital recording, digital editing, the integration of digital audio and MIDI tracks, and digital signal processing.

    MUSC 51B Digital Audio 2: Multimedia

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 51A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An intermediate- to advanced-level hands-on workshop in digital audio focusing on the production of master audio tracks for multimedia applications. Topics include: audio for video and film; audio for spoken word; non-linear audio for interactive media and video gaming; podcasting and digital broadcasting; postproduction techniques; and mastering to compact disc and DVD.

    MUSC 60A Audio Recording 1

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in MUSC 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is a comprehensive introduction to studio recording with Pro Tools. Topics include basic audio theory, the fundamentals of recording, signal flow, microphone selection and placement, mixers, patchbays, monitors, and a hands-on introduction to the Pro Tools system.

    MUSC 60B Audio Recording 2

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory, 1 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 60A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course covers intermediate- to advanced-level applications in studio recording with Pro Tools and an introduction to live sound and live recording. Topics include signal processing, mixing techniques, use of plug-ins, and preparation of the final mixdown. Students will learn how to operate a recording studio independently.

    MUSC 70A Music Industry 1: Fundamentals

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of MUSC 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course offers a broad look at the music industry in a real-world setting through collaborative learning. Students will work in teams called “base groups” to accomplish various duties associated with the operation of an independent record label. Topics include the history of the music industry, record label business models and practices, copyrights, contracts, and ethics as they pertain to creating a recorded music product.

    MUSC 70B Music Industry 2: Marketing & Distribution

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSC 70A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course offers a broad look at the music industry in a real-world setting through collaborative learning. Students will work in teams called "base groups" to accomplish various duties associated with the operation of an independent record label. Topics include music publishing, distribution, music marketing, live shows, and data analysis as they pertain to creating and selling a recorded music product.

  • Music Practicum and Performance (MUSCP)

    MUSCP 11A Class Piano 1

    2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of MUSC 1 OR the ability to read music and some prior keyboard experience. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2A and MUSC 3A.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course develops keyboard technique by emphasizing music-reading fluency, functional skills, technical facility, and performance of beginning-level piano literature. Designed for Music majors requiring piano proficiency while also providing non-majors and enrichment students an opportunity to study piano in an atmosphere of academic rigor. (The curriculum of MUSCP 11A corresponds to the materials of MUSC 2A.)

    MUSCP 11B Class Piano 2

    2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 11A or by department placement exam. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2B and MUSC 3B.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course develops keyboard musicianship through the study of major and minor scales, arpeggios, diatonic chord progressions, sight reading, and performance of beginning- to intermediate-level piano repertoire. Designed for Music majors requiring piano proficiency while also providing non-majors and enrichment students an opportunity to study piano in an atmosphere of academic rigor. (The curriculum of MUSCP 11B corresponds to the materials of MUSC 2B.)

    MUSCP 11C Class Piano 3

    2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 11B or by department placement exam. Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in MUSC 2C and MUSC 3C.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course continues the development of keyboard musicianship through the study of major and minor scales, arpeggios, diatonic chord progressions, harmonizing melodies, transposition, accompanying, sight reading, and performance of intermediate-level piano repertoire. Designed for Music majors requiring piano proficiency while also providing non-majors and enrichment students an opportunity to study piano in an atmosphere of academic rigor. (The curriculum of MUSCP 11C corresponds to the materials of MUSC 2C.)

    MUSCP 11D Class Piano 4

    2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 11C or by department placement exam. Recommended: Concurrent Enrollment in MUSC 2D and MUSC 3D.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course continues the systematic development of keyboard musicianship and functional harmony skills through a graded sequence of materials. The repertoire level is intermediate to early advanced, covering exemplars of keyboard literature from the Baroque to the Contemporary era. Designed for Music majors requiring piano proficiency while also providing non-majors and enrichment students an opportunity to study piano in an atmosphere of academic rigor. (The curriculum of MUSCP 11D corresponds to the materials of MUSC 2D.)

    MUSCP 17A Elementary Voice

    2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Ability to read music, prior singing experience.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Students will study basic vocal techniques for the performance of standard and popular songs. Topics include tone production, breath control, diction, and interpreting music notation. Open to all students.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 17B Intermediate Voice

    2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 17A, OR a previous semester of MUSCP 17B, OR by Audition. Recommended: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in MUSC 2A and MUSC 3A; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MUSCP 21A, B, C, or D.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course is devoted to the study and practice of intermediate-level vocal techniques and their practical application to the preparation and performance of standard vocal repertoire. Topics include interpretation, tone production, breath control, and diction. Students can challenge the course prerequisite by audition. See the Auditions page on the Music Department website for more information.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 19.1A Classical Guitar 1

    2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course teaches fundamental classical guitar technique for the performance of beginning-level solo pieces, duets, and ensemble works. Reading music in the first position is emphasized. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar.

    MUSCP 19.1B Classical Guitar 2

    2 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: This course continues the development of classical guitar technique and music reading skills through exercises, studies, solos, and ensemble playing (duets, trios, and quartets). Students will explore diverse literature from different style periods in a variety of keys.

    MUSCP 21A Concert Choir 1

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The Concert Choir is a 40-60-voice mixed ensemble dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of a cappella and accompanied choral literature from the Renaissance to the contemporary era. The emphasis for 21A is on the development of music reading skills and accurate vocal production. The Concert Choir performs at least two on-campus concerts each year and tours annually.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 21B Concert Choir 2

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 21A. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The Concert Choir is a 40-60-voice mixed ensemble dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of a cappella and accompanied choral literature from the Renaissance to the contemporary era. The emphasis for 21B is on effective management of the singing voice to achieve proper tone quality and phrasing. The Concert Choir performs at least two on-campus concerts each year and tours annually.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 21C Concert Choir 3

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 21B. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The Concert Choir is a 40-60-voice mixed ensemble dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of a cappella and accompanied choral literature from the Renaissance to the contemporary era. Students in 21C will have opportunities for solos and/or section leader positions. The Concert Choir performs at least two on-campus concerts each year and tours annually.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 21D Concert Choir 4

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 21C. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The Concert Choir is a 40-60-voice mixed ensemble dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of a cappella and accompanied choral literature from the Renaissance to the contemporary era. Students in 21D will have opportunities for vocal solos and/or to assume mentor/leadership roles within the choir. The Concert Choir performs at least two on-campus concerts each year and tours annually.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 23A Chamber Singers 1

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The Chamber Singers are a 16- to 32-voice mixed ensemble dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of a cappella and accompanied choral literature for chamber choir. The Chamber Singers are an advanced ensemble designed for experienced singers with the emphasis on the development of musicianship and performance skills to an advanced level. The Chamber Singers perform at least one major on-campus concert and several off-campus concerts each semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 23B Chamber Singers 2

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 23A. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The Chamber Singers are a 16- to 32-voice mixed ensemble dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of a cappella and accompanied choral literature for chamber choir. The Chamber Singers are an advanced ensemble designed for experienced singers. The emphasis for 23B is on developing each singer's vocal independence to an advanced level, and cultivating self-sufficiency in learning their individual parts. The Chamber Singers perform at least one major on-campus concert and several off-campus concerts each semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 23C Chamber Singers 3

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 23B. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The Chamber Singers are a 16- to 32-voice mixed ensemble dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of a cappella and accompanied choral literature for chamber choir. The Chamber Singers are an advanced ensemble designed for experienced singers. Students in 23C will have opportunities for vocal solos and/or section leader positions, as well as increased opportunities for outreach performance in smaller (pull-out) ensembles including quartets and caroling groups. The Chamber Singers perform at least one major on-campus concert and several off-campus concerts each semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 23D Chamber Singers 4

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 23C. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The Chamber Singers are a 16- to 32-voice mixed ensemble dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of a cappella and accompanied choral literature for chamber choir. The Chamber Singers are an advanced ensemble designed for experienced singers. Students in 23D will have increased opportunities for vocal solos, outreach performance in smaller groups, and/or to assume mentor/leadership roles within the ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform at least one major on-campus concert and several off-campus concerts each semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 30A Symphonic Band 1

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: Rehearsal and performance of classical and contemporary symphonic band literature with emphasis on preparation for public performance. This course is designed for experienced musicians who demonstrate the potential to perform at college level on a wind or percussion instrument.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 30B Symphonic Band 2

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 30A. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: Rehearsal and performance of classical and contemporary symphonic band literature with emphasis on preparation for public performance. This course is designed for experienced musicians who are able to perform at college level on a wind or percussion instrument.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 30C Symphonic Band 3

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 30B. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: Rehearsal and performance of classical and contemporary symphonic band literature with emphasis on preparation for public performance. The emphasis on MUSCP 30C is on achieving a higher artistic standard. This course is designed for experienced musicians who are able to perform at college level on a wind or percussion instrument and have control of characteristic tone, intonation, and dynamic range.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 30D Symphonic Band 4

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 30C. Limits on enrollment: By audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: Rehearsal and performance of classical and contemporary symphonic band literature with emphasis on preparation for public performance. This course is designed for experienced musicians who are able to perform at college level on a wind or percussion instrument. MUSCP 30D is designed for the most advanced players. Students in this course have more accountability within the Symphonic Band and may be called upon to play solos and/or assist in the troubleshooting of problems specific to their instrument.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 32A Jazz Band 1

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The SRJC Jazz Band is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of classic and contemporary literature for large jazz ensemble. Designed for musicians who demonstrate the potential to perform at the college level. The emphasis is on the development of jazz interpretation, ensemble skills and sight-reading. The band performs at least two major public concerts per semester, which may include an off-campus festival performance.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 32B Jazz Band 2

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 32A. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The SRJC Jazz Band is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of classic and contemporary literature for large jazz ensemble. Designed for musicians who are able to perform at the college level. The emphasis is on the further development of jazz interpretation, ensemble skills, and sight-reading, particularly in musical styles outside of the swing genre. The band performs at least two major public concerts per semester, which may include an off-campus festival performance.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 32C Jazz Band 3

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 32B. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The SRJC Jazz Band is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of classic and contemporary literature for large jazz ensemble. Designed for experienced musicians who are able to perform at the college level. The emphasis is on the incorporation of stylistically and harmonically appropriate improvisation within the big band medium. The band performs at least two major public concerts per semester, which may include an off-campus festival performance.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 32D Jazz Band 4

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 32C. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The SRJC Jazz Band is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of classic and contemporary literature for large jazz ensemble. Designed for experienced musicians who are able to perform at the college level and is intended for the most advanced players. Students in this course will have more accountability within the ensemble, and may be called upon to assist in the troubleshooting of problems specific to their instrument and/or to lead sectional rehearsals. Emphasis is on the achievement of a professional-quality artistic standard. The band performs at least two major public concerts per semester, which may include an off-campus festival performance.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 33A Orchestra 1

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The SRJC Orchestra is dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of orchestral literature from the Baroque to the contemporary era. MUSCP 33A is designed for musicians who demonstrate the potential to perform at college level on an orchestral instrument. The Orchestra performs at least two concerts each semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 33B Orchestra 2

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 33A. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The SRJC Orchestra is dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of orchestral literature from the Baroque to the contemporary era. MUSCP 33B is designed for musicians who are able to perform at the college level on an orchestral instrument. The Orchestra performs at least two concerts each semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 33C Orchestra 3

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 33B. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The SRJC Orchestra is dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of orchestral literature from the Baroque to the contemporary era. Designed for musicians who are able to perform at the college level on an orchestral instrument with proper characteristic tone and control of dynamic range and intonation. The emphasis of MUSCP 33C is on achieving a higher artistic standard. The Orchestra performs at least two concerts each semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 33D Orchestra 4

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 33C. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The SRJC Orchestra is dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of orchestral literature from the Baroque to the contemporary era. MUSCP 33D is designed for the most advanced players. Students in this course have more accountability within the Orchestra and may be called upon to play solos and/or assist in the troubleshooting of problems specific to their instrument. The Orchestra performs at least two concerts each semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 40.1 Applied Music (Individual Instruction): Piano

    2.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 5.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Symphonic Band (MUSCP 30A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Band (MUSCP 32A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Combos (MUSCP 42A, B, C, or D); OR Concert Choir (MUSCP 21A, B, C, or D).. Recommended: Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in Music Theory (MUSC 2A, B, C, or D) AND Musicianship (MUSC 3A, B, C, or D).. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 160
    Description: Individual studio instruction in piano for the development of performance skills. Each week students will take a 30-minute individual lesson and complete five hours of on-campus practice. Each semester students will perform at least once in a Recital Hour and play a juried performance for a faculty committee as a final exam. Designed for Music majors who are able to perform at college level.
    4 Times in any Comb of Levels

    MUSCP 40.2 Applied Music (Individual Instruction): Voice

    2.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 5.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Diction and Repertoire (MUSC 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, or 18.4); AND Concert Choir (MUSCP 21A, B, C, or D). Recommended: Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in Music Theory (MUSC 2A, B, C, or D) AND Musicianship (MUSC 3A, B, C, or D). Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 160
    Description: Individual studio instruction in voice for the development of performance skills. Each week students will take a 30-minute individual lesson and complete five hours of on-campus practice. Each semester students will perform at least once in a Recital Hour and sing a juried performance for a faculty committee as a final exam. Designed for Music majors who are able to perform at college level.
    4 Times in any Comb of Levels

    MUSCP 40.3 Applied Music (Individual Instruction): Strings

    2.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 5.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in Orchestra (MUSCP 33A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Band (MUSCP 32A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Combos (MUSCP 42A, B, C, or D).. Recommended: Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in Music Theory (MUSC 2A, B, C, or D) AND Musicianship (MUSC 3A, B, C, or D).. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 160
    Description: Individual studio instruction in violin, viola, cello, or contrabass for the development of performance skills. Each week students will take a 30-minute individual lesson and complete five hours of on-campus practice. Each semester students will perform at least once in a Recital Hour and play a juried performance for a faculty committee as a final exam. Designed for Music majors who are able to perform at college level.
    4 Times in any Comb of Levels

    MUSCP 40.4 Applied Music (Individual Instruction): Woodwind

    2.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 5.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in Symphonic Band (MUSCP 30A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Band (MUSCP 32A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Combos (MUSCP 42A, B, C, or D).. Recommended: Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in Music Theory (MUSC 2A, B, C, or D) AND Musicianship (MUSC 3A, B, C, or D).. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 160
    Description: Individual studio instruction in flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, or saxophone for the development of performance skills. Each week students will take a 30-minute individual lesson and complete five hours of on-campus practice. Each semester students will perform at least once in a Recital Hour and play a juried performance for a faculty committee as a final exam. Designed for Music majors who are able to perform at college level.
    4 Times in any Comb of Levels

    MUSCP 40.5 Applied Music (Individual Instruction): Brass

    2.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 5.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in Symphonic Band (MUSCP 30A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Band (MUSCP 32A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Combos (MUSCP 42A, B, C, or D).. Recommended: Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in Music Theory (MUSC 2A, B, C, or D); AND Musicianship (MUSC 3A, B, C, or D).. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 160
    Description: Individual studio instruction in trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone, euphonium, or tuba for the development of performance skills. Each week students will take a 30-minute individual lesson and complete five hours of on-campus practice. Each semester students will perform at least once in a Recital Hour and play a juried performance for a faculty committee as a final exam. Designed for Music majors who are able to perform at college level.
    4 Times in any Comb of Levels

    MUSCP 40.6 Applied Music (Individual Instruction): Percussion

    2.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 5.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in Symphonic Band (MUSCP 30A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Band (MUSCP 32A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Combos (MUSCP 42A, B, C, or D).. Recommended: Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in Music Theory (MUSC 2A, B, C, or D); AND Musicianship (MUSC 3A, B, C, or D).. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 160
    Description: Individual studio instruction in percussion for the development of performance skills. Each week students will take a 30-minute individual lesson and complete five hours of on-campus practice. Each semester, students will perform at least once in a Recital Hour and play a juried performance for a faculty committee as a final exam. Designed for Music majors who are able to perform at college level.
    4 Times in any Comb of Levels

    MUSCP 40.7 Applied Music (Individual Instruction): Guitar

    2.5 Units/1 hour lecture, 5.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment in Concert Choir (MUSCP 21A, B, C, or D): OR Symphonic Band (MUSCP 30A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Band (MUSCP 32A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Combos (MUSCP 42A, B, C, or D).. Recommended: Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in Music Theory (MUSC 2A, B, C, or D); AND Musicianship (MUSC 3A, B, C, or D).. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 160
    Description: Individual studio instruction in guitar for the development of performance skills. Each week students will take a 30-minute individual lesson and complete five hours of on-campus practice. Each semester students will perform at least once in a Recital Hour and play a juried performance for a faculty committee as a final exam. Designed for Music majors who are able to perform at college level.
    4 Times in any Comb of Levels

    MUSCP 42A Jazz Combo Ensemble 1

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Course Completion of MUSC 5A. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The study and performance of classic and contemporary works for jazz combo. Emphasis is on the development of improvisational and performance skills. Students are divided into three combos of four to eight musicians, each focusing on 4-5 jazz compositions. The combos give 3-5 public performances per semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 42B Jazz Combo Ensemble 2

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 42A. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The study and performance of classic and contemporary works for jazz combo. Emphasis is on the development of a rhythmic and melodic vocabulary consistent with mainstream jazz practice. Students are divided into three combos of four to eight musicians each. The combos give 3-5 public performances per semester.

    MUSCP 42C Jazz Combo Ensemble 3

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 42B. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The study and performance of classic and contemporary works for jazz combo. Emphasis is on development of improvisatory fluency in the styles of Bop, Cool, and Hard Bop. Students are divided into three combos of four to eight musicians each. The combos give 3-5 public performances per semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 42D Jazz Combo Ensemble 4

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory, 0.5 hour by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MUSCP 42C. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: MUS 180
    Description: The study and performance of classic and contemporary works for jazz combo. Emphasis is on the understanding of chord/scale relationships and the introduction of odd and compound meters. Students are divided into three combos of four to eight musicians each. The combos give 3-5 public performances per semester.
    Total 2 Times

    MUSCP 81A Opera and Related Forms in Performance 1

    2-5 Units/Up to 15 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: By Audition
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Preparation and presentation of a role in an opera or related work (such as Broadway opera, light opera, pocket operas, and concert presentations) in production for public performance.
    4 Enrollments Total

  • Natural Resources (NRM)

    NRM 12 Introduction to Environmental Conservation

    (Formerly NRM 10) 3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas C,H;CSU areas B2,E
    Description: An introduction to principles and techniques for the management, conservation, and sustainable use of natural resources. Includes an examination of the causes, consequences, and solutions of contemporary issues affecting environmental conservation.

    NRM 51 Wildland Trees and Shrubs

    3 Units/2.5 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B2,B3
    Description: A study of the taxonomy, physiology, community and ecological relationships of trees and shrubs of the United States, with particular emphasis on California species. Analysis of the botanical and anatomical characteristics of these plants. Includes mandatory field trips.

    NRM 60 Introduction to Outdoor Recreation

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A study of historic, social, political, economic, and environmental factors influencing outdoor recreation at federal, state, and local levels. This course includes park practices relating to the operations of public and private recreation facilities. Includes skills and procedures for evaluating and re-designing recreational facilities. Course activities require the ability to walk five miles with a 25-pound pack.

    NRM 63 Environmental Education

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introductory course designed to prepare students to implement environmental education curricula in formal and informal educational settings. Topics include history and principles of environmental education, guidelines for K-12 environmental education, curriculum development, and applied teaching techniques for both formal and informal settings. This course includes site visits to K-12 classrooms implementing environmental education curricula.

    NRM 66 Wilderness Skills

    3 Units/3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Health or Safety: Students who enroll should be able to hike/snowshoe at least 5 miles in the snow with 30-pound pack.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Beginning principles and techniques of wilderness camping skills and leadership. Students will develop beginning skills required for planning, organizing, and conducting safe group trips in the wilderness. Course targeted for students pursuing careers in park management and outdoor recreation. Students who enroll should be able to hike/snowshoe at least 5 miles in the snow with 30-pound pack.

    NRM 67 Recreation Facility Management

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students learn to evaluate public and private recreational facilities. Applied park practices relating to the operations of campgrounds and other types of recreational facilities. Through participation in recreational activities, students identify facilities needing repair or redesign or removal. Includes skills and procedures for designing and evaluating low impact camping, day-use facilities, and visitor centers. Recommended physical ability to walk five miles with a 25-pound pack.

    NRM 70 Forest Management and Assessment

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Applied forestry as related to forest stand improvement, harvest methods, fire control, disease, damage, insects, manufacturing and management of forested lands. Quantity, and quality, and other forest resources, including water, range, wildlife, and outdoor recreation, carbon storage and fuel loading. Field trips are mandatory.

    NRM 72 Forest Fire Control and Its Use

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Principles of fire behavior, control and prevention for natural resource managers and first responders. Also covers the prescribed use of fire in natural resource management applications (fuel reduction, invasive species control, etc.).

    NRM 80 Environmental Policy for Resource Managers

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A study of major state and federal environmental policies and how they affect natural resource managers. Students will examine the making and implementation of laws and regulations that help frame natural resource management decisions on the local level.

    NRM 84 Introduction to Fish and Wildlife Conservation

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the study of fish and wildlife conservation management principles, techniques, and issues, including habitat management and population estimation. Students will become familiar with local and regional wildlife species, as well as develop expertise in wildlife identification and common field techniques used by wildlife managers.

    NRM 86 Watershed Resource Management

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Introduction to the methods and techniques used in measuring, monitoring, and assessing watershed health in North Coast streams. Topics of study include identification of the specific factors limiting ecoysystem productivity (vegetation, fish, etc.) identification of the critical habitat needs (plants, macroinvertebrates, water quality, etc.) and methods for assessing and monitoring watershed resources.

    NRM 87 Geographic Info. Systems Applications in Natural Resources

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Course Eligibility for GIS 40.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze and interpret natural resources data, and to solve common conservation problems. Includes a basic introduction to ArcView GIS, analysis of habitat loss for endangered species, evaluation of mineral development impacts, watershed analysis, assessing data quality, and environmental analysis associated with timber management.

    NRM 88 Watershed Ecology and Restoration

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An introduction to watershed restoration ecology methods, techniques, and tools used to restore and enhance watershed health.

    NRM 91 Rangeland Management

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Basic principles of range management as they apply to various regions and vegetative types. Relationship of range management practices to livestock production, wildlife management, forestry, hydrology and other land uses. Field trip participation required.

    NRM 98 Independent Study in Natural Resource Management

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Special projects by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience in natural resource management.

    NRM 99I Natural Resources Mgnt Occupational Work Experience Intern

    0.5-8 Units/Up to 34.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Limits on enrollment: Student must complete an application, interview, placement and verification of employment because intern position must be secured prior to enrollment.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Natural Resources Occupational Work Experience Internship offers job readiness preparation; job seeking and coaching; application, resume, and interviewing instruction; screening; prospective internship placement; and supervised employment of students that extends to the job site classroom learning that relates to the students' educational or occupational goal in Natural Resource Management. Students eligible for internships will have declared a major, have completed courses in their major, or have acquired a high level of skill in their discipline, and are ready for on-the-job experience in a paid position. Students will acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare for a career in the field of Natural Resource Management.
    16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

    NRM 103 Restoring Native Habitats

    0.5 Unit/3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory for 4 weeks. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Hands-on approach to restoring local habitats using native plants in the landscape. Overview of natural plant communities as models for restoration. Course includes study of dominant and typical plant constituents of major plant communities in Sonoma County, focusing on species currently used in restoration. Students will do field work at Shone Farm for other Sonoma County locations, matching plant species to local conditions for successful restoration/reforestation.

    NRM 111 Orientation to Environmental Resource Management

    3 Units/2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Orientation to principles and practices of environmental resource management in wildland areas. Each lecture is supported by a field experience. Field trips are mandatory.

    NRM 131 Park and Forest Trails Maintenance and Reconstruction

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: An introduction to the equipment, methods, techniques, and tools used in laying out, repairing, and rebuilding park and forest trails.

    NRM 132 Chainsaw Safe Operation and Care

    (Formerly NRM 204) 0.5 Unit/0.25 hour lecture, 0.75 hour laboratory. P/NP Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: The proper operation, maintenance, and care of chainsaws.

    NRM 141 Introduction to Rock Climbing and Rescue Techniques

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: An introduction to the equipment, methods, and techniques used in contemporary outdoor rock climbing. Instruction includes all aspects of rock climbing, safety and an introduction to rescue techniques. Climbing occurs during field trips at a variety of popular beginning-level outdoor climbing locations in Sonoma County. Recommended for students pursuing a career as a Park Ranger.

    NRM 142 Orienteering for Wilderness Users

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: Compass orienteering, GPS (Global Positioning Systems), topographic map reading and smartphone applications for orienteering for backpackers and wilderness recreation users.

  • Nursing - Aide (NRA)

    NRA 150A Certified Nurse Assistant

    6 Units/3.25 hours lecture, 3.5 hours laboratory, 6 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course is designed to teach the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) students basic patient care skills, psychosocial/cultural understanding, and communication techniques necessary to help meet the needs of the patient. All aspects of care are designed to allow the student to utilize these skills in a health care facility. Students learn theory and basic patient care skills necessary for certification as a CNA. This course meets all of the CA Department of Public Health requirements for a Nursing Assistant Training and Assessment Program (NATAP).

  • Nursing - RN (NR)

    NR 75.1B Introduction to Medical Surgical Nursing

    5 Units/5 hours lecture, 15 hours by arrangement for 9 weeks. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of NR 75.2A OR NR 75.1A. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program. The healthcare facilities in which students are clinically placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS card.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course presents concepts in nursing practice with an emphasis on the beginning level of care for the adult medical-surgical patient. Nursing process, professionalism, basic physiological, psychosocial, and developmental needs and basic medical-surgical nursing skills are included in this course. Application of theoretical knowledge is guided by the Readiness for Practice Model. A number of teaching/learning strategies are incorporated in a variety of settings: classroom, skills laboratory and patient-care settings providing students an opportunity to apply the nursing process at the beginner level.
    One Repeat if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

    NR 75.1C Intermediate Medical Surgical Nursing

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture, 13.5 hours by arrangement for 9 weeks. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of NR 75.1B AND NR 75.2B; OR Course Completion of NR 75B. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program. The healthcare facilities in which students are clinically placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS card.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Concepts applicable to intermediate level acute care of adult medical-surgical patients, with focus on the Staff RN as a team member, advance intravenous therapy practice, health care informatics, and evidence based practice.
    One Repeat if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

    NR 75.1D Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing

    (Formerly NR 75D) 9 Units/4.5 hours lecture, 13.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of NR 75.1C AND NR 75.2C; OR Course Completion of NR 75C. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program. The healthcare facilities in which students are clinically placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS card.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Advanced concepts related to providing safe care and meeting the complex needs of the acutely ill adult medical-surgical patient. Concepts related to professionalism, a preceptorship experience, and advanced nursing skill practice in a variety of clinical settings gives students an opportunity to make the transition from student to professional nurse.
    One Repeat if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

    NR 75.2A Fundamentals of Professional Nursing

    10 Units/5 hours lecture, 16 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program. The healthcare facilities in which students are clinically placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS card.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course presents concepts fundamental to professional nursing with an emphasis on the geriatric patient: nursing process, professionalism, basic physiological, psychosocial, and developmental needs and basic nursing skills are included in this course. Application of theoretical knowledge is guided by the Readiness for Practice Model. A number of teaching/learning strategies are incorporated in a variety of settings: classroom, skills laboratory and patient-care settings providing students an opportunity to use the nursing process.
    One Repeat if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

    NR 75.2B Psychiatric Nursing

    4.5 Units/4.5 hours lecture, 13.5 hours by arrangement for 9 weeks. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of NR 75.2A OR NR 75.1A. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program. The healthcare facilities in which students are clinically placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possession of a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS card.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Concepts and nursing practice in the care of psychiatric, trauma-affected, and substance use disordered patients. The emphasis is on the care of patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings for management of chronic illnesses relevant to both adolescents and adults. Knowledge and skills acquired in lecture & discussion and in simulation and skills laboratories are applied in psychiatric inpatient and outpatient care settings.
    One Repeat if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

    NR 75.2C Maternal Child Nursing

    5 Units/5 hours lecture, 15 hours by arrangement for 9 weeks. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of NR 75.1B AND NR 75.2B; OR Course Completion of NR 75B. Limits on enrollment: Admission to Program. The healthcare facilities in which students are clinically placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS card.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Concepts applicable to care of perinatal, postpartum, newborn and pediatric patients are included with a focus on the family as a whole system of care.
    One Repeat if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

    NR 98 Independent Study in Nursing

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Independent study in nursing through literature research, clinical investigation, or a combination of the two.

    NR 203 Fundamental Pharmacology for Nursing

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of PHYSIO 1 OR PHYSIO 58. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course is designed to support the novice nursing students' understanding of drugs commonly used in institutional heath care settings. Emphasis is placed on fundamental processes that determine drugs’ actions on the body. Drugs are studied in terms of the body systems they affect, their therapeutic benefits and their possible adverse effects. Mechanisms of action of groups/classifications of drugs are emphasized. Special concerns related to geriatric patients are a focus of study.

  • Older Adults Program (OA)

    OA 501 Creative Arts for Older Adults

    (Formerly SE 501) 0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to enrich the quality of life of older adults through art. A variety of media such as painting, drawing, crafts and collage encourage creativity and self-expression. Course activities promote or maintain physical, mental, social and emotional well-being and accommodate varying skill levels. This course is offered at numerous locations in Sonoma County.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    OA 502 Autobiographical Writing for Older Adults

    (Formerly SE 502) 0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to teach older adults the skills necessary to write personal accounts of their life stories. A supportive learning environment allows students to read their stories and receive feedback in order to bring interest and clarity to their life experiences. Course activities promote or maintain mental, social and emotional well-being and accommodate varying skill levels.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    OA 505 Discussion Group

    (Formerly SE 505) 0 Unit/3 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to engage older adults in lively discussions such as consumer issues, current events, healthy aging and literature. A supportive learning community encourages expression of thoughts and feelings, deepening of understanding and openness to new ideas and divergent perspectives. The course develops effective communication skills and enhances the quality of life.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    OA 507 Fitness for Older Adults

    (Formerly SE 507) 0 Unit/5 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to enrich the quality of life of older adults through exercise. Course activities promote or maintain physical, mental, social and emotional well-being and accommodate varying skill levels. A variety of activities, including strength training, stretching, brain aerobics, interactive games, and relaxation are incorporated to encourage a healthier and more active life. This course is offered at numerous locations in Sonoma County in partnership with senior service providers.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

    OA 581 Musical Experience

    (Formerly SE 581) 0 Unit/1.5 hours laboratory. Non-Credit Course.
    Description: This course is designed to enrich the quality of life of older adults through music. The course activities promote or maintain physical, mental, social and emotional well-being and accommodate varied skill levels. A variety of stimulating and uplifting activities are incorporated, including movement to music, remembering old favorites, group sing-along and exposure to new music. This course is offered at numerous locations throughout Sonoma County in partnership with senior service providers.
    Exempt From Repeat Provisions

  • Paralegal Studies (PLS)

    PLS 50 Introduction to Paralegal Studies

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This is the required initial course for students in the Paralegal program. Students will receive an introduction to the legal field, the role of the paralegal, an overview of the legal system, ethics, a survey of procedural law, and a survey of selected substantive areas of the law including contracts, torts, property, and business.

    PLS 51 Legal Research

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PLS 50. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will acquaint students with procedural and substantive law; statutes, cases, codes and regulations; and how to find the law through legal encyclopedias, digests, and other resource materials. Citation format, basic case analysis, and Shepardizing are emphasized. Once experience is developed in locating information, students will analyze material, brief cases, and prepare research memoranda. Assignments and activities require extensive online or in person law library time.

    PLS 52 Legal Writing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PLS 50, PLS 51 and BGN 71.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: Students use legal research skills to draft legal correspondence, case briefs, legal memoranda, pleadings, motions, and other documents. The course emphasizes construction of clear, concise, and well-organized legal instruments.

    PLS 53 Civil Procedure: Pleadings

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in PLS 50 and PLS 51. Recommended: Course Completion of BGN 71.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An in-depth examination of all phases of civil procedure, from the initial stages of planning and preparing the civil lawsuit to the trial, is presented in this course. Students draft typical pleadings, including complaints, motions, demurrers, answers and cross-complaints from factual situations presented in class. Common means of terminating a suit without trial, such as summary judgments, defaults, dismissals and settlement are also discussed.

    PLS 54 Civil Procedure: Discovery

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PLS 51 and PLS 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course addresses pre-trial discovery and evidence considerations in civil litigation. Students learn procedures and tactics for initiating, managing, and compelling discovery and drafting major discovery documents in current use from sample problems. Evidence questions that commonly occur during trial preparation are examined.

    PLS 55 Legal Ethics

    2 Units/2 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or current enrollment in PLS 50 and PLS 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course emphasizes development of ethical judgment in the context of the modern law office team. The course covers the examination of the Rules of Professional Conduct, ethical guidelines for paralegals, and their application to special problems of both civil and criminal practice. Ethical standards for direct providers of legal services are also discussed.

    PLS 56 Civil Litigation and Discovery Practices and Procedures

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of CS 60.11A.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is intended for students interested in becoming legal secretaries or paralegals, as well as individuals interested in learning the practices and procedures for commencing a civil lawsuit and preparing civil discovery (the most important component of a lawsuit). The students will learn law office secretarial procedures and preparation of legal documents, including, without limitation: a complaint; summons; answer; and proof of service. Different discovery methods will also be explored, including using interrogatories, production of documents, subpoenas, depositions, preparation, processing, and production of discovery documents and responses. Legal calendaring requirements and time frames, trial court delay reduction requirements, local rules of court, service of process, and dismissal of a lawsuit will also be covered.

    PLS 57 Legal Professions

    (Formerly PLS 85.1) 1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: A survey course that will introduce students to the field of law and its various occupations. Topics include: overview of legal professions; professional organizations; legal terminology; duties and responsibilities of personnel; review of the legal system; and the court structure.

    PLS 60 Legal Calendaring

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PLS 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will provide students with a comprehensive overview of calendaring for the law office. State and local rules are emphasized. Risk management, statutes of limitation, guidelines and techniques for effective calendaring are also discussed. Students will resolve calendaring situations triggered by various events common in law firms.

    PLS 61 Intellectual Property Law

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in PLS 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course presents an overview of the principal types of intellectual property, such as trade secrets, patents, copyrights, and trademarks.

    PLS 62 Torts

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PLS 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: An in-depth examination of all phases of tort litigation from the initial stages of planning and preparing the civil lawsuit to trial. Elements of tort causes of action are discussed in depth. Negligence, a common element, is explained and applied to case fact patterns. Common torts such as product liability, wrongful death, invasion of privacy and defenses to torts are presented for analysis.

    PLS 63 Contracts

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PLS 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to acquaint the paralegal with the formal requirements and legal principles involved in contract law and drafting documents. In addition to lectures on the underlying legal theory, students gain experience in drafting and analyzing a broad range of contracts and agreements.

    PLS 64 The American Jury System

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in PLS 50.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course will provide an overview of the evolution and current functions of the adversarial system that has evolved in the U.S. as a means of settling disputes. The grand jury, the criminal petit jury, and the civil petit jury will be explored.

    PLS 65 Technology in the Law Office: Practice, Procedures & Ethics

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course completion or current enrollment in PLS 50 and PLS 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course acquaints students with the various types of legal technology used in a modern-day law office, including software and applications for word processing, spreadsheet and database creation, case management, billing and time-keeping, and trial preparation.

    PLS 66 Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course completion or current enrollment of PLS 50 and PLS 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course is designed to acquaint the paralegal with the formal requirements and legal principles involved in will, trust and estate law, including drafting techniques. In addition to lectures on the underlying legal theory, students gain experience in drafting and analyzing a broad range of succession and distribution documents.

    PLS 67 Family Law

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PLS 50 and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PLS 51.
    Transferability: CSU.
    Description: This course presents fundamental common law and statutory concepts of family law with emphasis on the paralegal’s role in this area. Topics include formal and informal marriages, separation, divorce, annulment, marital property, the parent-child relationship, child custody and support, adoption, guardianship, domestic relations court procedures, public records research, and the paralegal’s role in alternative dispute resolution/mediation processes. Ethical obligations, family law terminology and emerging computer applications in domestic relations practice are also presented.

  • Pharmacy Technician (PHARM)

    PHARM 150 Introduction to Pharmacy Technician

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: An introduction to the role and work environment of the pharmacy technician in retail, hospital and other healthcare settings. The student will learn about legal responsibilities, technical activities and common medications used. The pharmacy technician student will also learn how to interpret common prescriptions and conduct simple pharmaceutical mathematic calculations.

    PHARM 152 Ambulatory Pharmacy Practice

    2 Units/1.5 hours lecture, 2.5 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PHARM 150. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: An overview of the skills needed to operate effectively in an ambulatory setting, with emphasis on receiving and controlling inventory, computerized prescription processing, medical insurance billing, and customer relations.

    PHARM 154A Retail Clinical 1

    1 Unit/3.5 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PHARM 150. Limits on enrollment: The student must pass a background check and drug screening.
    Description: The practice, in an outpatient environment, of pharmacy technician skills developed in didactic and laboratory training. Activities will be performed by the student and evaluated by a supervising licensed pharmacist.

    PHARM 154B Retail Clinical 2

    2 Units/6 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of PHARM 154A and Course Completion of PHARM 102. Limits on enrollment: The student must pass a background check and drug screening.
    Description: The practice, in an outpatient environment, of advanced pharmacy technician skills developed in didactic and laboratory training. Activities will be performed by the student and evaluated by a supervising licensed pharmacist or pharmacy technician.

    PHARM 155 Pharmacology

    4 Units/4 hours lecture. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
    Description: This course introduces the Pharmacy Technician student to the historical development of the use of medicinal drugs, the basic mechanism of drug action, pharmacokinetics and basic concepts related to the administration of pharmacologic agents. Therapeutic effects of identified groups of drugs, their side effects, interactions and potential error sites are integrated throughout the course. Focus is on selected drug classes.

    PHARM 156 Dispensing and Compounding

    2.5 Units/2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of PHARM 150.
    Description: General preparation of topical, transdermal, rectal, ophthalmic, nasal, oral and otic pharmaceutical dosage forms. Practical experience in the manipulative and record keeping functions associated with the compounding and dispensing of prescriptions. Study of dosage forms, advantages and disadvantages, uses, storage and packing of pharmaceutical products.

    PHARM 157 Hospital Pharmacy Practice for the Pharmacy Technician

    0.5 Unit/0.5 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion of PHARM 102, PHARM 152 and PHARM 154A. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Description: This course is designed to prepare the Pharmacy Technician for employment in an inpatient hospital setting including employment as a fill technician and/or IV compounding technician.

    PHARM 157L Hospital Pharmacy Clinical Experience

    0.5 Unit/2.25 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Prerequisite: Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in PHARM 157. Limits on enrollment: The student must pass a background check and drug screening and be current on immunizations.
    Description: The practice in a hospital pharmacy environment of advanced pharmacy technician skills developed in didactic and laboratory training. Activities will be performed by the student and evaluated by a preceptor.

  • Philosophy (PHIL)

    PHIL 3 Critical Thinking

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area A3
    Description: This course is a study of practical reasoning, argumentation, and the analysis of language as useful tools for making reasonable decisions about what to do and believe.

    PHIL 4 Introduction to Symbolic Logic

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment or completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100; AND Concurrent enrollment or completion of MATH 150A or MATH 150..
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: PHIL 210
    GE: AA/AS area B
    Description: This class focuses on the development of modern symbolic logic through first-order predicate logic plus identity, with an emphasis on translation and proof techniques. It provides a basis for understanding recent analytic trends.

    PHIL 5 Critical Thinking/Writing

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1A (OR ESL 10) or higher (V8) or appropriate placement based on AB705.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area A3;IGETC area 1B
    Description: This course covers the application of principles of critical thinking to the writing and analysis of extended, argumentative essays.

    PHIL 6 Introduction to Philosophy

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: PHIL 100
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An inquiry into truth and value through studies of the philosophers. Stresses philosophical issues, themes, and problems, as well as methods of philosophical inquiry. Examines how philosophy has tried to answer the perennial questions about reality, truth, and value. Explores philosophy's role in personal and social life.

    PHIL 7 Contemporary Moral Issues

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: PHIL 120
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An introduction to modern and classical moral theories and their application to selected contemporary moral issues such as euthanasia, abortion, animal rights, and privacy.

    PHIL 9 Political Philosophy

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,G;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: A philosophical examination of political concepts such as liberty, equality, rights, justice, and democracy. Typical approaches will use these concepts to address the nature of government and citizenship, then apply these concepts to contemporary issues such as civil rights, the welfare state, and civil disobedience.

    PHIL 10 Philosophy of Peace and Nonviolent Action

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An inquiry into peace and nonviolence through study of the philosophers and historical movements of nonviolent practice. Stresses philosophical problems or philosophical themes and issues or methods of philosophical inquiry as they pertain to the concepts and practices of peace and nonviolence.

    PHIL 11 Introduction to Asian Philosophy

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An introductory examination of major ideas in Indian, Chinese, and Japanese philosophy. The course compares these views with basic tenets of Western philosophy, exploring perspectives on the nature of existence, human destiny, ethics, and socio-political obligation.

    PHIL 12 Environmental Philosophy

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS areas E,H;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: An exploration of philosophical views about what makes the natural environment valuable and how these philosophies apply to selected environmental issues.

    PHIL 20 History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: PHIL 130
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: History of Western philosophy from classical Greek through the Middle Ages, concentrating on Socrates, Plato and Aristotle.

    PHIL 21 History of Western Philosophy: Modern

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: PHIL 140
    GE: AA/AS area E;CSU area C2;IGETC area 3B
    Description: History of Western philosophy from the late Renaissance through the Enlightenment (16th-18th Centuries).

    PHIL 49 Independent Study in Philosophy

    1-3 Units/Up to 9 hours by arrangement. Grade Only. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent. Limits on enrollment: Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    Description: Independent study program designed to expand upon previous classroom knowledge or cover material not covered in another Philosophy course. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

    PHIL 108 Philosophy of Buddhism

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP.
    Description: Introduction to the philosophy of Buddhism as taught by the historical Buddha, including major doctrines found in the Buddha’s suttas; introduction to Buddhist mindfulness and loving-kindness meditation practices.

  • Physical Science (PHYSC)

    PHYSC 21 Introduction to Earth Science

    4 Units/3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Grade or P/NP. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    C-ID: GEOL 121
    GE: AA/AS area C;CSU areas B1,B3;IGETC areas 5A,5C
    Description: A survey course providing an introduction to the Earth sciences, including geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. This course focuses on the interactions between various Earth systems such as plate tectonics, the hydrologic cycle, the rock cycle, weather and climate, and Earth's place in the universe. This course is primarily designed for those intending to pursue an elementary teacher education program.

  • Physics (PHYS)

    PHYS 1 Introduction to Physics Problem Solving

    3 Units/3 hours lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of MATH 154 OR MATH 155 OR MATH 156 OR higher (MATH) OR appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates.
    Transferability: CSU;UC.
    GE: AA/AS area B;CSU area B1
    Description: An introduction to basic concepts in physics with an emphasis on the development of problem solving skills. This course helps prepare students for success in Physics 20 or Physics 40.

    PHYS 7 Introduction to STEM Careers

    1 Unit/1 hour lecture. Grade or P/NP. Prerequisite: Course Completion of BIO 10 OR CHEM 42 OR ENGR 10 OR MATH 25 OR MATH 58 OR MATH 27 or higher (MATH); or AB705 placement into