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Philosophy

PHILO 6 Introduction to Philosophy Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of issues in philosophy. Competing positions in the fields of metaphysics, epistemololgy, ethics, and the history of philosophy are presented, discussed, and critically evaluated. Particular areas of inquiry include, but are not limited to: What is philosophy? How should one live? Is knowledge possible? Is there a God? Why evil? (UC, CSU, CAN PHIL 2)

PHILO 30 Introductory Logic Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce methods for recognizing, constructing, and evaluating arguments. The concepts of induction, deduction, validity, soundness, strength, and cogency are explored in detail. There is a survey of informal fallacies as well as an introduction to the methodology associated with symbolic logic, natural deduction, and the calculation of probabilities. (UC, CSU, CAN PHIL 6)

PHILO 40 Ethics Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of ethical theories and contemporary ethical issues to which the various theories are applied. The theories introduced are ethical relativism, egoism, utilitarianism, Kantian deontology, natural law theory, and feminist ethical theory. Issues discussed are euthanasia, abortion, legal punishment, animal rights, equality and discrimination, and economic justice. (UC, CSU, CAN PHIL 4)

PHILO 45 God and the Person Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of issues and questions concerning the existence and nature of God, the validity of religious experience, the nature of relationships between persons and God, and the relationship between faith and reason. (UC, CSU)

PHILO 50 Asian Philosophy Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the philosophical tradition of Asia. Special emphasis is placed on the Buddhist, Hindu, Taoist, Confucian, and Shinto philosophies. (UC, CSU)

PHILO 50H Special Studies: Philosophy Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the division chairperson; PHILO 6, 35, or 40 with grade of "B" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow the student qualified to do advanced work in the field. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study. The course may be repeated for a maximum total of 4 units. (CSU)

PHILO 75 Selected Topics: Philosophy Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of philosophy not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Photography

PHOTO 1A Introduction to Photography Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introductory course in photographic camera work and laboratory procedures. Basic camera theory, darkroom procedures, aesthetics, history, and concepts are presented in lecture and practiced in laboratory periods. (UC, CSU, CAN ART 18)

PHOTO 1B Intermediate Photography Units 3
Prerequisites: PHOTO 1A with a grade of "C" or better; reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a structured black and white photgraphy course designed to offer intermediate technique for both small and/or medium format work. The course also includes large format camera work in conjunction with intermediate level exposure-development control. (UC, CSU)

PHOTO 1C Advanced Photography Units 3
Prerequisites: PHOTO 1B with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a rigorous work of the large format view camera through theory and practice of the Zone Systems exposure-development relationships. Negative and print control are emphasized for exceptional control in the medium. Advanced aesthetics, techniques, and concepts expand student awareness of the dynamics of photography. The history of large format concepts in artistic and utilitarian usage is explored. (CSU)

PHOTO 6A Beginning Color Photography Units 3
Prerequisites: PHOTO 1A with a grade of "C" or better; reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student color negative and print laboratory work with emphasis on both technical and aesthetic aspects of the photography medium. (CSU)

PHOTO 6B Advanced Color Units 3
Prerequisites: PHOTO 6A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the intermediate student to be in control of the negative-positive materials using the Ektacolor and Fuji color processes in producing quality and creative photographic color prints. Utilization and aesthetic assignments are presented. Densitometry and color analysis are explored. (CSU)

PHOTO 15 Selected Topics: Photography Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of photography not already covered by existing curricula. (CSU)

PHOTO 34 Workshop Projects Units 2
Prerequisites: PHOTO 1B with a grade of "C" or better; reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an independent study in photography to meet individual student needs. (CSU)

PHOTO 50H Special Studies: Photography Units 1-2
Prerequisites: PHOTO 1B and PHOTO 34 both with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is open to the student who wishes to pursue a research problem through individual laboratory work and associated studies. The proposed project must be acceptable to a member of the photography staff and approved by the division chairperson. The course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 units. (CSU)

PHOTO 75 Selected Topics: Photography Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of photography not already covered by existing curriculum. The course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 units.

PHOTO 80 Selected Topics: Photography Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of photography not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Physical Education & Recreation

P E 1A Beginning Swimming Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a beginning course for the non-swimmer. (CSU)

P E 1B Intermediate Swimming Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 1A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize the development of crawl, back, breast, and side strokes. (CSU)

P E 1D Beginning Swim for Health Units 1.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to help the beginning swimmer conditioning to improve cardiovascular endurance through swimming and to teach sound individual conditioning techniques. Each student is pre-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 1E Intermediate Swim for Health Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 1D.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to help the intermediate swimmer improve cardiovascular endurance through swimming and to teach sound individual conditioning techniques. Each student is pre-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 1F Advanced Swim for Health Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 1E.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to help the advanced swimmer improve cardiovascular endurance through swimming and to teach sound individual conditioning techniques. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 2 Lifeguard Training Units 2
Prerequisites: Refer to the Catalog Statement for additional corequisites.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the individual with knowledge and skill to save ones own life or the life of another in the event of a water emergency. The student must be at least 15 years old; swim 500 yards continuously using each of the following strokes for at least 50 yards each: crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke; surface diving to a minimum depth of 9 feet and bring a 10-pound diving brick to the surface; surface dive to a minimum depth of 5 feet and swim under the water for a minimum of 15 yards; tread water for one minute; possess before or during the course the American Red Cross Standard First Aid/ American Red Cross Community First Aid Certificate and either the American Red Cross or American Heart Association Adult Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certificate. The American Red Cross Certificate for lifeguard is awarded to those who successfully complete the course. This course may be repeated for credit once every three years. (UC, CSU)

P E 4A Springboard Diving Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of springboard diving including the hurdle and required dives in the five diving categories on the one meter diving board. The student learns stretching and conditioning techniques to strengthen and enhance abilities in springboard diving. (CSU)

P E 4B Springboard Diving Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow students to practice the fundamentals of springboard diving including the hurdle and required optional dives in the five diving categories on the one and three meter diving boards. Students learn stretching and conditioning techniques to strengthen and enhance their abilities in springboard diving. (CSU)

P E 4C Springboard Diving Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow the student to practice the fundamentals of springboard diving, including the hurdle and required optional dives in the five diving categories on the one and three meter diving boards. The student learns stretching and conditioning techniques to strengthen and enhance abilities in springboard diving. (CSU)

P E 6 Wrestling Units 0.5-1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with offensive and defensive wrestling fundamentals and match tactics. Conditioning, strength, and cardiovascular conditioning are emphasized to enable participants to handle the strains of wrestling. Rules of the sport are covered. (CSU)

P E 9A Beginning Individual Conditioning Units 1.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve the individual's physical fitness level through the use of physical fitness testing, aerobic exercise, resistive exercise training, and flexibility activities. Included are lectures designed to enhance the student's life-long approach and understanding of exercise and its effect on the body. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 9B Intermediate Individual
Conditioning Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 9A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to take the information learned in beginning individual conditioning and to develop a life-long commitment to exercise. The course includes physical fitness testing, aerobic exercise, resistive exercise training, and flexibility activities. More extensive lectures on cardiovascular health, nutrition, and elements of exercise enhance previous knowledge are included. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 9C Advanced Individual Conditioning Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 9B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to take the information learned in beginning individual conditioning and develop a life-long commitment to exercise. The course includes physical fitness testing, resistive exercise training, and flexibility activities. The overall experience culminates in students formulating an individualized program to meet their unique needs. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 9D Beginning Jazz Aerobics Units 1.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to a complete work-out done to music. The course includes stretching, body training, and cardiovascular work. The course content is based on a knowledge of training and conditioning techniques, heart disease and exercise, muscle physiology, and nutrition. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 9E Intermediate Jazz Aerobics Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 9D.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a continuation of a complete work-out including stretching, body training, and cardiovascular work. The student develops life-long diet plans and learns to develop relaxation techniques to combat stress. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 9F Advanced Jazz Aerobics Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 9E.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is one that includes stretching, body training, and cardiovascular work. The course content is based on a knowledge of training and conditioning techniques, heart disease and exercise, muscle physiology, and nutrition. The student learns to apply these principles to other advanced fitness activities. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 9H Beginning Sports Conditioning Units 1.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to expose the student to the various components of sport-related conditioning. The student develops a theoretical knowledge of these components and participate in activities that include jogging, running, plyometrics, as well as strength and flexibility training. This course is designed for the athlete or the student wishing to participate in a vigorous training program. (CSU)

P E 9I Intermediate Sports Conditioning Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 9H.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to take the various components of sport-related conditioning and expand upon them. Measurements of strength, endurance, and agility are included. Special emphasis is placed upon the learning of the concepts and theories of a good sports conditioning program. (CSU)

P E 9J Advanced Sports Conditioning Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 9I.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to take the information learned in the previous two courses and develop a life-long commitment to exercise and participation in competitive or recreational sport activities. The overall experience culminates with the student being able to formulate an individual conditioning program which enhances his or her ability to participate in a competitive or recreational sport. (CSU)

P E 9K Beginning Power Aerobics Units 1.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop cardiovascular fitness, strength training, and flexibility through the use of aerobic exercise and weight training. The course incorporates low and high impact aerobics and body toning through the use of weights and diet development. The course focuses on the physical development techniques for both men and women. All exercises are performed to music. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 9L Intermediate Power Aerobics Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 9K.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop cardiovascular fitness, strength training, and flexibility through the use of aerobic exercise and weight training. The course incorporates low and high impact aerobics and body toning through the use of weights and diet development. The course focuses on the physical development techniques for both men and women. All exercises are performed to music. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 9M Advanced Power Aerobics Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 9l.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop cardiovascular fitness, strength training, and flexibility through the use of aerobic exercise and weight training. The course incorporates low and high impact aerobics and body toning through the use of weights and diet development. The course focuses on the physical development techniques for both men and women. All exercises are performed to music. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 10A Beginning Fitness Walking Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with physical and cardiovascular training. Emphasis is placed on stretching and attaining each individual's target heart rate. (CSU)

P E 10B Intermediate Fitness Walking Units 1
Prerequisites: P E 10A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to promote physical well-being through stress reduction, weight control, and walking. Attention is given to increasing cardiovascular efficiency, muscular strength, and endurance. (CSU)

P E 10C Advanced Fitness Walking Units 1
Prerequisites: P E 10B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to promote lifelong physical and cardiovascular benefits to the student. Emphasis is focused on increasing cardiovascular efficiency, muscular strength, and endurance. (CSU)

P E 14A Beginning Weight Training Units 2-2.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to give the student experience in the six basic levels of lifts. The student is exposed to an individual weight training program. Prevention and rehabilitation of injuries are stressed. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 14B Intermediate Weight Training Units 1.5-2
Prerequisites: PE 14A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to give the student experience in intermediate level of lifts. The student develops an individual weight training program. Prevention and rehabilitation of injuries is stressed. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 14C Advanced Weight Training Units 1.5-2
Prerequisites: PE 14B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to give the student experience in the advanced levels of lifts. The student completes an individual weight training program. Prevention and rehabilitation of injuries are stressed. Each student is pre-tested and post-tested in various health and fitness components. (CSU)

P E 15 Selected Topics:
Physical Education Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of physical education not already covered by existing curricula. (CSU)

P E 16A Beginning Modern Dance Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to condition the student and study the use of the body in rhythmic motion in some of the less complicated dances. Fundamental techniques are emphasized. Lectures and discussions are included. (UC, CSU)

P E 16B Intermediate Modern Dance Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 16A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the study of intermediate dance technique and patterns. Creative dances are practiced with the express purpose of establishing individual and group dances for public performances. Lectures and discussions are included. (UC, CSU)

P E 16C Advanced Modern Dance Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 16B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the study of advanced techniques, styles, and rhythms used in creative dances which are practiced with the express purposes of establishing solo, individual, and group dances for public performances. Lectures and discussions are included. (UC, CSU)

P E 21A Beginning Fencing Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop basic skills and techniques of fencing with the three combative weapons of foil, epee, and sabre. The course covers developmental exercise along with skills and techniques utilized in formal competition. The drama or dance student finds it valuable for mental and body discipline on the stage. (UC, CSU)

P E 21B Intermediate Fencing Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop the intermediate skills and techniques of fencing with the three combative weapons of foil, epee, and sabre. The course covers developmental exercises with skills and techniques in formal competition. The drama or dance student finds it valuable for mental and body discipline on the stage. (UC, CSU)

P E 21C Advanced Fencing Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 21B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop the advanced skills and techniques of fencing with the three combative weapons of foil, epee, and sabre. The course covers developmental exercises with skills and techniques in formal competition. The drama or dance student finds it valuable for mental and body discipline on the stage. (UC, CSU)

P E 22A Beginning Tennis Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the rules, etiquette, fundamentals, and strategy of tennis. Physical conditioning, agility and the carry-over value of the activity are stressed. (CSU)

P E 22B Intermediate Tennis Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 22A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a continuation of learning the rules, etiquette, fundamentals, and strategy of tennis. Physical conditioning, agility, and the carry-over value of the activity are stressed. (CSU)

P E 22C Advanced Tennis Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: PE 22B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a continuation of learning the rules, etiquette, fundamentals, and strategy of tennis. Physical conditioning, agility, and the carry-over value of the activity are stressed. Match play organization and play is stressed. (CSU)

P E 24A Beginning Power Volleyball Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the rules, fundamentals, and strategy of power volleyball. Carry-over value of the activity is stressed. (CSU)

P E 24B Intermediate Power Volleyball Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 24A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an extension of beginning volleyball. The basic fundamentals of skills of the serve, spike, forearm pass, and overhand set are reviewed. Appropriate defensive skills are introduced, the block and the dig. These skills allow the participant a higher level of competition. (CSU)

P E 24C Advanced Power Volleyball Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 24B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a review of the rules, fundamentals, and strategy of power volleyball. Physical conditioning, ability, and the carry-over value of the activity are stressed. Game play is emphasized. (CSU)

P E 25A Beginning Basketball Units 0.5-1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student the fundamentals of basketball and to develop an understanding of the basic game. (CSU)

P E 25B Intermediate Basketball Units 0.5-1
Prerequisites: P E 25A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with a review of the fundamentals of basketball and basic strategy. This course emphasizes team play. (CSU)

P E 25C Advanced Basketball Units 0.5-1
Prerequisites: P E 25B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with a review of the fundamentals of basketball and basic strategy. The student applies the skills learned to develop a philosophy of basketball. (CSU)

P E 26A Beginning Soccer Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide fundamental skills and techniques of soccer to the beginner. Dribbling, passing, heading, defensive skill, goal tending, and strategy are stressed. (CSU)

P E 26B Intermediate Soccer Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 26A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to give the intermediate student more practice, team play, and individual skill techniques. The emphasis is on team work. (CSU)


P E 26C Advanced Soccer Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 26B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is for the advanced soccer student. The emphasis is on tactics, team play, strategy, and individual position play. (CSU)

P E 26D Indoor Soccer Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide fundamental skills and techniques of soccer to the beginner. Dribbling, passing, heading, defensive skills, goal tending, and strategy are stressed. (CSU)

P E 27B Beginning Baseball Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop skills and techniques used in the sport of baseball. Emphasis is placed on the individual needs of students. (CSU)

P E 27C Advanced Baseball Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop and enhance the fundamental skills acquired in the elementary course. More detail is involved in the approach to each individual's skill levels. (CSU)

P E 28E Beginning Softball Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student to improve fundamental softball skills and to educate the student of current and new rules pertaining to the game of softball. The student participates in active learning with experience being given in offensive and defensive strategies including game and tournament play. (CSU)

P E 28F Intermediate Softball Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 28E.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student to enhance the fundamental skills required in the beginning course. More emphasis is placed on proper techniques and execution of acquired skills. Team strategies are emphasized. (CSU)

P E 28G Advanced Softball Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: Qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a course designed for the student with advanced softball skills. Emphasis is placed on conditioning, rule interpretation, and individual skill improvement. (CSU)

P E 29A Beginning Touch Football Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the rules, fundamentals, and strategy of touch football. Physical conditioning, agility, and the carry-over value of the activity are stressed. (CSU)

P E 29B Intermediate Touch Football Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 29A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a review of the rules, fundamentals, and strategy of touch football. Physical conditioning, agility, and the carry-over value of the activity are stressed. (CSU)

P E 29C Advanced Touch Football Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 29B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a review of the rules, fundamentals, and strategy of touch football. Physical conditioning, agility, and the carry-over value of the activity are stressed. Game play is stressed. (CSU)

P E 31A Beginning Bowling Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to create an interest in and a carry over value for the game of bowling. (CSU)

P E 31B Intermediate Bowling Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to review the basic skills of bowling and to learn the intermediate skills of the game. (CSU)

P E 31C Advanced Bowling Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to review the basic skills of bowling. Emphasis is on tournament and league play. (UC, CSU)

P E 32A Beginning Golf Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize the fundamentals of grip, stance, and swing. Stress is placed upon putting. Rules and etiquette are presented. Participation on the golf course is encouraged. (CSU)

P E 32B Intermediate Golf Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize the fundamentals of grip, stance, and swing. Stress is placed upon chipping and driving. Rules and etiquette are reviewed. Participation on the golf course is encouraged. (CSU)

P E 32C Advanced Golf Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize play on the golf course. Fundamentals, rules, and etiquette are reviewed. (CSU)

P E 34A Beginning Badminton Units 0.5-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is designed to introduce the rules, etiquette, fundamentals, and strategy of badminton. Physical conditioning, agility, and the carry-over value of the activity are stressed. (CSU)

P E 34B Intermediate Badminton Units 0.5-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 34A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is designed to review and apply the rules, etiquette, fundamentals, and strategy of badminton in both singles nad doubles match play. (CSU)

P E 34C Advanced Badminton Units 0.5-1.5
Prerequisites: P E 34B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is designed to focus on refinement of advanced level badminton skills, strategies, and match play in both singles and doubles play. (CSU)

P E 38D Intramural Basketball Units 0.5-1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the rules, etiquette, fundamentals and strategy of basketball and includes the student's participation in intramural competition. (CSU)

P E 38N Intramural Tennis: Singles Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is offered for tennis singles in school-wide competition. (CSU)

P E 39E Adapted Swimming Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: Physician authorization.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the physically limited student. The student works on developing his oe her own individual programs in the swimming pool. Physical conditioning, awareness of the body's capabilities, agility, and life-long activities are stressed. (CSU)

P E 39F Adapted Conditioning Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: Physician authorization.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the physically limited. The student works on individual programs. Physical conditioning, awareness of the body's capabilities, agility, and life-long activities are stressed. (CSU)

P E 42J Theory of Track and Field Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is designed to meet the needs of the student in the community by preparing the student to teach and coach track and field with a practical and effective approach. Emphasis is given to the most recent trends in training techniques for each of the track and field events. (UC, CSU)

P E 42K Theory of Baseball Offense Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is designed to give the student a practical, effective, and up-to-date approach in teaching and coaching the offensive skills of baseball. Particular attention is paid to hitting technique, hitting drills, correction of faults, mental approach, bunting, baserunning, and offensive strategy and philosophy. (UC, CSU)

P E 42L Theory of Baseball Defense Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is designed to give the student a practical, effective, and up-to-date approach in teaching and coaching the defensive skills of baseball. Particular attention is paid to defensive technique at each position, individual defensive drills, team defensive drills, team defensive strategy, pitching, and catching. (UC, CSU)

P E 42M Beginning Theory of Offensive
Football Units 2
Prerequisites: Physician authorization.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to teach elementary offensive football. Offensive overviews, establishing formation concepts, areas of attack dual system, backfield actions, cadence, line symbols and term line stance, back stance, types of blocks, recognition of defenses, and offensive kicking game are covered. Kick off return, point after touchdown, field goal, and the running game are stressed. (UC, CSU)

P E 42N Advanced Theory of Offensive
Football Units 2
Prerequisites: P E 42M.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to help the student perform coaching and teaching assignments at lower levels from Pop Warner to high school football. The student learns to establish a football system of offense. (UC, CSU)

P E 42O Beginning Theory of Defensive
Football Units 2
Prerequisites: Physician authorization.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the philosophy, technology, and strategy of defensive football played at the college level. (UC, CSU)

P E 42P Advanced Theory of Defensive
Football Units 2
Prerequisites: P E 42O.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a review of the philosophy, terminology, and strategy of defensive football played at the college level. (UC, CSU)

P E 42Q Beginning Coaching of Offensive
Football Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is designed to teach the coaching and demonstration of offensive techniques. Activities are designed for those who will coach the lower levels through Pop Warner and high school football. The fundamentals of the elementary level of running, throwing, catching, and blocking are stressed. [UC, CSU]

P E 42R Intermediate Coaching of Offensive
Football Units 2
Prerequisites: P E 42Q.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is designed to teach the coaching and demonstration of intermediate offensive techniques. Activities are designed for those who will coach the lower levels through Pop Warner and high school football. The fundamentals of the intermediate level of running, throwing, catching, and blocking are stressed. (UC, CSU)

P E 42T Beginning Coaching of Defensive
Football Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to teach the coaching and demonstration of defensive techniques. Activities are designed for those who will coach the lower levels through Pop Warner and high school football. The fundamentals of the intermediate level of running, throwing, catching, and tackling are stressed. (UC, CSU)

P E 42U Intermediate Coaching of
Defensive Football Units 2
Prerequisites: P E 42T.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to teach the coaching and demonstration of intermediate defensive techniques. Activities are designed for those who will coach the lower levels through Pop Warner and high school football. The fundamentals of the intermediate level of running, throwing, catching, and tackling are stressed. (UC, CSU)

P E 42V Theory and Application of
Weight Training Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to past, present, and future conditioning. The student learns how to set up, design, and implement a complete strength training and conditioning program for various populations. (UC, CSU)

P E 45 Special Projects: Physical Education Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is open to the student qualified to do advanced work in the field. The course may include research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)

P E 48 Exercise Science Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts of anatomy, physiology, nutrition, kinesiology, and exercise physiology to the student interested in how and why training programs affect health and fitness. This course is designed for the student majoring in physical education. (CSU)

P E 49 Psychology of Sports Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the professional field of sport psychology. Classroom experiences are designed to acquaint the student with individual skills and coaching techniques necessary in the area of sport psychology. (CSU)

P E 50 Nutrition for Fitness and Sport Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of nutrition as they impact health, fitness, and sports performance. Particular emphasis is given to basic nutrition, diet analysis, weight control, special diets, eating disorders, and the use of ergogenic aids. (CSU)

P E 51 Fitness Assessment and
Exercise Prescription Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to aid the student in synthesizing the important principles and theories in exercise physiology, kinesiology, nutrition, testing and measurements, and applying them to physical fitness testing and individualized exercise program design. (CSU)

P E 70 Introduction to Sport Management Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II or reading level I with prerequisites.
Limitations on Enrollment: None
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to orient the beginning student to the academic and professional field of sport management.

P E 80 Selected Topics:
Physical Education Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of physical education not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Physical Science

PHSCI 1 Matter and Energy Units 3
Prerequisites: MATH 80 or MATH 83A and MATH 83B or concurrent enrollment in MATH 80, MATH 83A or MATH 83B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the physical sciences for the student with a limited science background. Topics include astronomy, physics, chemistry, meteorology, and geology. Demonstrations and student involvement are stressed. (UC, CSU)

Physics

PHYSC 2A General Physics Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II; Math level II; MATH 31 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to include the following: linear and two-dimensional motion; conservation laws of energy and momentum; rotational motion; thermodynamics with special attention to energy conservation and alternative energy sources like solar energy; vibrations and waves; and special relativity. (UC, CSU, CAN PHYS 2, CAN PHYSC SEQ A with both PHYSC 2A and 2B)

PHYSC 2B General Physics Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II; Math level II; PHYSC 2A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to cover topics in electricity and magnetism, geometric and physical optics, and introductory modern physics. Electricity and magnetism covers direct-current (DC) circuit theory, use of the oscilloscope, and frequency-dependent alternating-current (AC) circuit analysis; modern physics includes relativity, atomic structure, the nucleus, and nuclear energy. (UC, CSU, CAN PHYS 4, CAN PHYS SEQ A with both PHYSC 2A and 2B)

PHYSC 4A Principles of Physics: Mechanics Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II; Math level II; MATH 2 with grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MATH 2.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an advanced course in the analysis of systems based upon concepts of kinematics and dynamics. Topics include linear- and two-dimensional motion, Newton's Laws, conservation laws of energy and momentum, rotational motion, and harmonic motion. PHYSC 4A is intended for the Engineering and Physics major. (UC, CSU, CAN PHYS 8)

PHYSC 4B Principles of Physics: Waves, Sound,
and Thermodynamics Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II; Math level II; MATH 2 and PHYSC 4A, each with grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a continuation of PHYSC 4A with further analysis of harmonic motion extended to wave phenomena as exhibited by sound, light, and particles. Some modern physics is covered, including relativity, atomic theory, and quantum theory. Heat transfer and the first and second laws of thermodynamics, as applied to heat engines, are covered. (UC, CSU, CAN PHYS 14)

PHYSC 4C Principles of Physics:
Electricity and Magnetism Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II; Math level II; MATH 2 and PHYSC 4A, each with grade of "C" or better; MATH 3 with grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in MATH 3.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to cover topics in static electricity, Coulomb's Law, electric fields, and potential. Circuit theory is not emphasized; however, laboratory topics introduce use of measuring instruments for the various circuit parameters. The triode, transistor, and op-amp are examined. Magnetism includes the laws of Ampere, Faraday, and Maxwell. Alternating-current (AC) circuit elements and their response to variable-frequency signals are studied. (UC, CSU, CAN PHYS 12)

PHYSC 10 Introduction to Physics Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II and MATH 80 or MATH 83A & B each with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of physics to students with no previous background in the subject. The course content surveys selected topics in the areas of mechanics, heat, wave motion, optics, electricity, magnetism, and sound. Emphasis is on practical application through laboratory work involving extensive instrumentation and measuring techniques. This course is not designed for the science or engineering major. (UC, CSU)

PHYSC 50H Special Studies: Physics Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with a grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is open to all students qualified to do advanced work in the field. A course project is assigned which includes research, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum of four units. (CSU)

Plant Science

PLANT 10 Principles of Plant Science Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with a working knowledge of the fundamental structures and processes of plants. The course includes principles of plant structures, physiology, hereditary, environmental relationship to growth, adaptation, and management of crops. Techniques of research, exploration of plant growth, and identification of economical crops are included. (UC, CSU, CAN AG 8)

PLANT 10L Principles of Plant Science
Laboratory Units 1
Prerequisites: Reading level II; PLANT 10 with a "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in PLANT 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to use experiments and observations related to the principles of plant science. The student learns through numerous hands-on experiences. Field trips are taken to observe specific crop practices. (UC, CSU)

PLANT 12 Economic Entomology Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to cover local insects and mites of economic importance to agriculture. Their morphology, identification, life cycles, host and habitat relationships, and control methods are emphasized. The student is required to make an insect collection. (UC, CSU)

PLANT 13 Weeds and Crop Pests Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide a study of the classification, identification, and life cycle of common and poisonous weeds in the San Joaquin Valley. Management practices include biological, cultural, rotational, and/or chemical methods. Weed establishment and chemical resistance are also included. (CSU)

PLANT 14 Soil Science Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to cover physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils as influenced by climate, parent material topography, and time. Field trips are included to observe specific soil formations. (UC, CSU, CAN AG 14)

PLANT 36A Deciduous Fruit and
Grape Production Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is designed to study almonds, apricots, cherries, peaches, walnuts, wine grapes, and table grapes. Fundamentals of cultural practices including training, pruning, propagation, and rootstocks will be stressed. Use of the Delta College orchard and vineyard is emphasized. One all-day field trip required. (UC, CSU)

PLANT 50H Special Studies: Plant Science Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.
This course is offered to any student who is qualified to do advanced work and wishes to pursue a problem through reading or other advanced study, if his proposed project is acceptable and approved by instructor and the division chairperson. May be repeated for a maximum of four units. (CSU)

PLANT 75 Selected Topics: Plant Science Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of plant science not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

PLANT 96V Work Experience:
Plant Science Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the plant science work experience. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including work experience units. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to work experience. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of work experience program objectives and an employer work experience agreement.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.
This course is designed for the student employed in the area of plant science. The course objectives are developed by the students in consultation with his or her supervisor. The student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college work experience instructor. To register, complete an application form available at the Applied Science and Technology Division office, Holt 140.

Political Science

POLSC 1 American Government and
Institutions Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of government and the political processes at the national, state, and local levels. Included are studies of basic issues confronted by the American people and their governing institutions. The course fulfills the Social Science (group A) requirements for the AA degree and applies toward completion of the requirement in U.S. History and California state and local government. (UC, CSU, CAN GOVT 2)

POLSC 5 International Relations Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to study the United States in its role as a world power. Emphasis is on trouble spots and major challenges presently confronting the United States. Most of the material presented in assigned reading and in classroom presentations focuses on present-day issues. (UC, CSU)

POLSC 10 Introduction to Political Science Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the field of political science. The course surveys the scope and methods of the discipline, explores contemporary political theory and ideology, and compares varying types of political systems. (UC, CSU)

POLSC 12 Model United Nations Units 1
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a simulation of the United Nations within a classroom setting. The course is designed to expose the student to contemporary world issues and to focused study of a specific country's policies in international affairs. The course may be repeated for a total of three units. (CSU)

POLSC 15 Selected Topics:
Political Science Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of political science not already covered by the existing curricula. (CSU)

POLSC 15B International Terrorism Units 0.5
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This topic course is an analysis of international terrorism from a political perspective. Topics include the root causes and development of terrorism, the use of violence to acheive political goals, the nature and sources of terrorists' beliefs, the functioning of terrorist groups, and government responses to terrorism. (UC, CSU)

POLSC 50H Special Studies:
Political Science Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the division chairperson; Political Science 1 or 10 with grade of "B" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow the qualified student to do advanced work in the field. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study. The course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)

POLSC 51H Government Internship Units 3-4
Prerequisites: Completion of one of the following courses with a grade of "B" or better: POLSC 1, POLSC 4, BUS 18A or B, and BUS 35A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to place the student in local government departments or agencies to engage in specific research projects at a policy or administrative level. The student works for 9-12 hours per week (student units will be determined at a rate of one unit for three hours in internship per week). May be repeated for credit three times. (CSU)

POLSC 75 Selected Topics:
Political Science Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of political science not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.Print Technology

Psychiatric Technology

P T 80 Foundations of Nursing Units 8.5
Prerequisites: ANAT 1 or ANAT 2 or BIOL 11; H S 36; HS/FCS 19; PSYCH 1. A grade of "C" or better in each prerequisite course with a minimum GPA of 2.5 from prerequisite courses is required.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce student to the fundamental issues and trends in nursing, focusing on the collaborative roles of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Psychiatric Technician and the Certified Nurse Assistant. Included in the content are the basic concepts of anatomy and physiology, the mechanisms of disease, and the sciences of nutrition and pharmacology. Wholism is introduced as the theoretical framework used by the student in identification of patient needs. The clinical component of the course focuses on care of the geriatric client.

P T 81 Introduction to Medical-
Surgical Nursing Units 8.5
Prerequisites: P T 80 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the nursing care of patients with common medical-surgical disorders of the cardiovascular, respiratory, and endocrine systems, and that of the eye and ear. The clinical focus of this course is the nursing care of adult patients with an uncomplicated course of treatment utilizing the concept of wholism. Application of principles of asepsis to pre-operative and post-operative patient management is discussed.

P T 82 Psychiatric Technician Nursing Units 8
Prerequisites: P T 81 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to provide care to mentally ill clients in acute and chronic psychiatric settings. Emphasis is placed on current trends, legislation, stress adaptation, communication, diagnostic criteria, therapeutic techniques, cultural sensitivity, and the principles of wholism.

P T 83 Advanced Psychiatric
Technician Nursing Units 4.5
Prerequisites: P T 82 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to present mental health concepts of forensics, disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence, impulse control, eating disorders, substance abuse, personality disorders, violence, and sexual dysfunction. Emphasis is placed on treatment, prevention, and community resources.

P T 84 Developmental Disabilities Nursing Units 6
Prerequisites: P T 83 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the Psychiatric Technician student to provide wholistic care to the developmentally disabled client. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic criteria, ethical issues, learning theories, language, behavior, and behavior modification. The student learns and practices basic leadership and supervisory techniques in the last week of this course.

P T 85 Advanced Developmental
Disabilities Nursing Units 5.5
Prerequisites: P T 84 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to broaden the student's understanding and knowledge of developmental disabilities. The focus is on specific physical and medical problems of the developmentally disabled. Developmental syndromes, causes, characteristics, prevention, nursing care, interventions and treatment, including pharmacology, are included.

Psychology

PSYCH 1 Introduction to Psychology Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the scientific study of behavior through an exploration of the major concepts and research in the field of psychology. The course provides the basic foundation for more advanced courses in psychology. (UC, CSU, CAN PSY 2)


PSYCH 3 Personal and Social Psychology Units 3
Prerequisites: PSYCH 1; reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to explore the process of human adjustment by examining the assumption of mental health, how personality develops, the types of deviant behavior, the process of creativity, the varieties of psychotherapy, and the application of adjustment concepts to social situations. (UC, CSU)

PSYCH 4 Introduction to Experimental
Psychology Units 3
Prerequisites: PSYCH 1; reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction of the application of the scientific method to the analysis of behavior. Experimental techniques, designs, examination of experimental assumptions, limitations and advantages, as well as student participation are stressed. This course is designed for the behavioral or social science major. (UC, CSU, CAN PSY 8)

PSYCH 6 Lifespan Psychology Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of lifespan psychology from conception through aging and dying. The impact of family, culture, and socio-economic factors is stressed. Theoretical understanding of lifespan issues provide the student with a foundation for exploration of his/her practical implications at each stage of development. (CSU)

PSYCH 7 Abnormal Psychology Units 3
Prerequisites: PSYCH 1; Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of abnormal behavior as delineated in the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders." Topics include classifications, clinical pictures, casual factors, treatment, and outcomes of maladaptive patterns, assessment, therapy, and prevention. (CSU)

PSYCH 8A Community Advocacy: Drug and Alcohol
Prevention Strategies Units 1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to present the resources in cities and counties in order to prevent and reduce health and safety problems relating to drug and alcohol use. The student learns a variety of community-based prevention strategies and puts these strategies into practice. Issues related to public, social, and retail environments as well as the role media plays in our homes and communities are discussed. The student gains an understanding of what community initiatives are and what is required to put a variety of environmental prevention strategies to work. (CSU)

PSYCH 8B Community Advocacy: Drug and
Alcohol Education Programs Units 1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop the student's basic understanding of the cause as well as some efforts to deal with prevention efforts to stop an individual from using drugs or alcohol. Principles of individual prevention efforts, which aid the human services worker in mobilizing the community are included. The information provides the student with the skill to utilize the neighborhood resources to arrange education programs directed toward providing youth with positive assets for dealing with peer pressure. The course aids the human services student in establishing a positive workign relationship with the community. (CSU)

PSYCH 12 Introduction to Probability and
Statistics Units 4
Prerequisites: MATH 82 or 84A and 84B, each with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to acquaint the student with elementary techniques used in statistical analysis. Emphasis is on descriptive statistics, elementary probability concepts, probability distributions, statistical inference, and simple linear regression analysis, with applications in business administration, education, natural sciences, psychology, and social science. A graphing calculator is recommended. Instructor demonstrations utilize the TI-83 calculator. (UC, CSU, CAN STAT 2)

PSYCH 15 Selected Topics: Psychology Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of psychology not already covered by the existing curricula. (CSU)

PSYCH 20 Stress Management Units 1
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the role stress plays in the lives of all individuals. The course focuses on the effects of stress and how to manage stress. (CSU)

PSYCH 24 Psychology of Aging Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of the changes that occur in sensory and motor functioning, perception, memory, emotions, intelligence, and personality of the aging person. Attention is given to social cultural, and economic factors that impinge upon aging persons and current programs that attempt to deal with these factors. (CSU)


PSYCH 30 Human Sexuality Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of the physiological, social, and behavioral aspects of human sexuality. The course is academic rather than therapeutic. (CSU)

PSYCH 38 Counseling Skills for Human Service
Workers Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the counseling process through examination of the roles and characteristics of the counselor and the client. Basic skills involved in problem identification and problem solving are discussed and practiced through simulated role situations. (CSU)

PSYCH 39 Client Interview, Evaluation, and
Referral Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a review of basic client interview skills for the counselor. The course explores establishing rapport with clients, enlisting the client in the development of treatment plans, and making appropriate client referrals. The student practices active listening and other communication skills in simulated client interview settings. (CSU)

PSYCH 40 Case Management and
Treatment Planning Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a review of basic skills for effective and efficient case work management including goal analysis, identification and specification of client objectives, case planning, client contracting, data collection and record keeping, and client progress evaluation and reporting. Skills are applied using actual client examples. Participants write case plans, client contracts and treatment goals, and demonstrate mastery of all other case work management skills. (CSU)

PSYCH 45A Beginning Field Practicum Units 2
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in PSYCH 1, PSYCH 44, or SOCIO 1A; reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to have on-the-job learning experiences in human service agencies. The student observes professional staff working with clients in public agencies. One hour in class is required each week to integrate practical experiences with theory learned in psychology theory courses. (CSU)

PSYCH 45B Intermediate Field Practicum Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in EDUC 10, PSYCH 1, PSYCH 44, or SOCIO 1A; reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to have on-the-job learning experiences in human service agencies. The student observes professional staff working with clients in public agencies. One hour in class is required each week to integrate practical experiences with theory learned in psychology courses. (CSU)

PSYCH 46 Individual Counseling in Human
Service Programs Units 3
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in PSYCH 1; reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to stress basic skills for effective one-to-one counseling in human service programs through discussion and simulated counseling situations. The participant examines his or her own counseling styles and identifies needed modifications with the assistance of the instructor and peers. (CSU)

PSYCH 47 Group Counseling in Human
Services Programs Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II; completion of or concurrent enrollment in PSYCH 1.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a review of group counseling methods with an emphasis on an eclectic approach to group facilitation. Learning is derived from experiences in simulated group interaction and from subsequent analysis with the instructor and peers. The participant learns to identify personal style as group leaders and to describe modifications needed in group facilitation techniques. (CSU)

PSYCH 48 Family Counseling in Human
Service Programs Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an examination of principles and methods related to understanding and working with families in human service programs. Family systems and interactions are explored through a review of current articles and demonstration of intervention methods in simulated family counseling situations. The participant identifies personal styles as family counselors and describes modifications needed to improve family counseling skills. (CSU)

PSYCH 50H Special Studies: Psychology Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the division chairperson; Psychology 1, 3, or 4 with grade of "B" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow the qualified student to do advanced work in the field. The course includes research directed reading, field work, or other advanced study. The course may be repeated for maximum total of four units. (CSU)

PSYCH 52 Introduction to Substance Abuse
Counseling Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an overview of the field of substance abuse counseling. Emphasis is placed on career challenges and opportunities. Evaluation, assessment, and counseling methods are discussed. Legal and community resources available to provide assistance are explored. (CSU)

PSYCH 53 Drugs and Society Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to give the student a basic pharmacology of the drugs of abuse as well as some effective skills to deal with the lifestyle of the abuser. The information provided aids the human services students in establishing a positive counseling relationship with drug dependent individuals and in giving those individuals life-skills. (CSU)

PSYCH 55 Introduction to Child Abuse
Counseling Units 2
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in PSYCH 1 or SOCIO 1A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of the dynamics of child abuse. Emphasis is placed on learning to understand prevention and intervention services for victims of child abuse and their families. Legal and community resources available to victims and families are explored. (CSU)

PSYCH 56 Assisting Sexual Assault Victims Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of the sexual assault of adults and children. Legal and community resources available to victims and families are explored. Emphasis is placed on learning to provide crisis intervention for survivors of sexual assault and their families. (CSU)

PSYCH 57 Introduction to Gerontology
Counseling Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an overview of the field of gerontology counseling. Emphasis is placed on career challenges and opportunities in the field of gerontology and as specialists working with geriatrics. Emphasis will be placed on an exploration of available resources in the areas of medical health care professionals, research findings, legal ramifications and various governmental and private agencies working in the field of gerontology. (CSU)

PSYCH 75 Selected Topics: Psychology Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the

specialized areas of psychology not already covered by

the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an

associate degree.


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