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DESCRIPTION OF NEW COURSES Effective Spring 2003

Architectural Drafting

ARCH 2 Architectural Practice:
Working Drawings Units 3
Prerequisites: ARCH 1 and ARCH 12; or ARCH 1 and E TECH 12; all with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the study of building methods, processes, and the production of architectural working drawings as a communication medium. Design elements, building codes, structural components, and assembly procedures are emphasized. (CSU)

ARCH 15 Selected Topics in Architecture Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

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

ARCH 20 Fundamentals of Architectural
Graphics Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to basic architectural graphic skills. Topics include orthographic, axonometric, and oblique projections as well as basic one and two point perspectives. Elementary model building is also included. (CSU)

ARCH 21 Architectural Presentations Units 3
Prerequisites: ARCH 20 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to build on the students skills acquired in fundamental architectural graphics. Topics include advanced level media techniques, two and three dimensional presentations, shades and shadows, color studies, and presentation organization. (CSU)

ARCH 22 Design Fundamentals Units 3
Prerequisites: ARCH 1 or concurrent enrollment in ARCH 1; or ARCH 20 or concurrent enrollment in ARCH 20.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the basic principles and theories of architectural design. The student studies and explores simple or semi-abstract topics as a means of establishing a design vocabulary. The development of sketching, presentation, and communication skills is also included. (CSU)

ARCH 69V Internship: Architecture Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Prerequisite Skills: Ability to assess personal interests, values, and skills. Ability to research careers, and to make decisions relative to career planning and goal setting. Ability to conduct a job search, write a resume, and interview for employment.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the architecture internship. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units, including internship units during the semester. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in additoin to internship. The combined total numbers 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 internship program objectives and an employer internship agreement.
Advisories: GUID 20, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational internship in architecture. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge of the Secretaries' Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college internship instructor. To register, complete an application form available at the Applied Science and Technology Division office, Holt 140. (CSU)

Art

ART 8 Mural Painting Units 2
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of mural painting for effective communication. The course concentrates on the analysis and understanding of traditional mural painting styles and their modern variations. Techniques of mural painting are practiced with attention to a wide range of usage. (CSU)

Business

BUS 75A The Court and the Community Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the local justice system, its access routes, and effective communication techniques. The focus of the course is on the various ethnic, immigrant, and disabled communities which have historically had concerns about access and fairness.

BUS 75B The Local Justice System
and Youth Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the local justice system with a focus on issues relating to youth. The course is suitable for the student who anticipates assuming leadership roles in the community and for the individual considering a career within the justice system. The student develops an understanding of the rights and privileges of good citizenship.

Computer Science

C S 34 Introduction to Adapted
Microcomputers Technology Units 0.5
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide disabled students with an overview on adapted microcomputer hardware and software and related applications in the areas of word processing, spreadsheets, database, and operating systems. Familiarity with the keyboard is recommended prior to enrollment. CS 34, 35A, 35B, 35C, 35D together are equivalent to CS 14. (CSU)


C S 54 Fundamentals of Data
Communications Units 3
Prerequisites: CS 11.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of data and telecommunications in business. Topics include hardware, software, transmission facilities, data and voice communications, telecommunication applications, digital and analog signal processing, network types and designs, and managerial issues. (CSU)

Developmental Education


DV ED 70A Vocabulary Improvement Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve and enrich a student's college level vocabulary through word study, use of context clues, knowledge of Greek and Latin roots, and structural analysis. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

DV ED 70B Spelling Improvement Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an advanced, accelerated program designed to help the student improve spelling skills through the study of phonetic, historic, and linguistic patterns of the English language. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Electrical Technology


ELEC 75 Selected Topics: Electrical
Technology 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 electrical technology not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

English


ENG 1B Written Communications Units 3
Prerequisites: ENG 1A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to require the writing of a substantial number of problem-solving essays based on reading and discussing culturally diverse literature. The analysis of literature in discussion and in writing is designed to develop the student's critical thinking skills and his/her own ability. (UC, CSU, CAN ENGL 4, CAN ENGL SEQ A with both ENG 1A and 1B)

ENG 1D Critical Composition Units 3
Prerequisites: ENG 1A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who wishes to transfer to a four-year college or university. The course emphasizes the development of critical thinking skills through instruction in essay writing by focusing on the principles of logic and developing the abilities to analyze, to criticize, and to reach reasoned conclusions. Critical thinking is refined by close reading of prose to distinguish fact from value judgment and knowledge from opinion. The student is required to write between 6000 and 8000 words divided among several essay assignments. (UC, CSU)

ENG 33A Survey Skills for Success in College Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an advanced learning skills course designed to improve the students' study skills. Topics include taking lecture notes, reading a textbook, passing examinations, and other strategies for college success. (CSU)

ENG 38 Mythology Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to the literature of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology. The course provides a background for understanding of allusions, form, and content of recurring themes in modern literature as well as revealing the continued influence of mythological motifs on customs, traditions, beliefs, and values. (UC, CSU)

ENG 39 Introduction to Folklore Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to examine the forms and functions of folklore, which is that body of knowledge, beliefs, and behavior that have been handed down through tradition. The course includes games and rhymes, myths, legends, and folksongs. The student is required to create a collection of folklore items as a semester project. (UC, CSU)

ENG 40A Current Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to acquaint the student with themes from the contemporary novel. (UC, CSU)

ENG 40B Current Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the contemporary short story and drama. (UC, CSU)

ENG 44A Creative Writing: Short Story Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student seriously interested in writing short stories. Emphasis is placed on the craft and artistry employed by the established, published short story author and on constructive group criticism of manuscripts submitted by the class member. Emphasis is on plot, setting, characterization, and narrator. (CSU, CAN ENGL 6)

ENG 44C Creative Writing: Poetry Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who is seriously interested in writing poetry. Emphasis is placed on the craft of poetry and the artistry employed by established published poets and on constructive group criticism of poems submitted by class members. (CSU)

ENG 45 The Reading of Shakespeare Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student to read, study, and interpret selected works by William Shakespeare. (UC, CSU)

ENG 46A Survey of English Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a survey of English literature beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and extending through the eighteenth century. (UC, CSU, CAN ENGL 8, CAN ENGL SEQ B with both ENG 46A and ENG 46B)

ENG 46B Survey of English Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a survey of English literature beginning with the Romantic period and extending through the twentieth century. (UC, CSU, CAN Eng10, CAN ENGL SEQ B with both ENG 46A and ENG 46B)

ENG 47 The Bible as Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a study of the types and characteristics of literature in the Authorized King James Version of the Bible, with consideration of its development and history. Emphasis is placed on those literary qualities that account for the Bibl's unique influence on Western literature. (UC, CSU)

ENG 58 Young Adult Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of both classic and modern works of literature written about and for young adults. The student reads, analyzes, and evaluates a diversity of works and explores the various genres and issues relevant to young adult reading. (CSU)

ENG 71 Practical Grammar Units 2

Prerequisites: None.

Limitations on Enrollment: None.

Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge of the grammar and mechanics of the English language. The course is designed for the student who plans to enroll or who is enrolled in ENG 1A or for any student who desires improved knowledge of the structure and usage of English. Units earned in this course do not count towards an associate degree.

ENG 72 Technical Writing Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the technical and industrial student. The course emphasizes skills required to communicate technical information in a clear, precise manner. Units earned in this course do not count towards an associate degree.

ENG 83 Low-Intermediate English as a
Second Language (ESL) Units 12
Prerequisites: Credit in ENG 82 or appropriate Level I placement on the Combined English Language Skills Assessment (CELSA) and multiple measures.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with instruction in academic English, focusing on grammar, reading, writing, and vocabulary. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

ENG 84 Intermediate English as a
Second Language (ESL) Units 14
Prerequisites: Credit in ENG 83 or appropriate Level I placement on the Combined English Language Skills Assessment (CELSA) and multiple measures.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enhance the student's understanding and use of academic and vocational English, focusing on grammar, reading, writing, vocabulary, and job-specific English. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

ENG 85 Advanced English as a
Second Language (ESL) Units 10
Prerequisites: Credit in ENG 84 or appropriate Level I placement on the Combined English Language Skills Assessment (CELSA) and multiple measures.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to designed to provide instruction in academic English, focusing on grammar, reading, writing and vocabulary. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

ENG 87 Intermediate Writing Units 5
Prerequisites: ENG 70C with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student for College Preparatory English. Emphasis is placed on writing and editing of paragraphs and short essays based on readings. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Family & Consumer Science

FCS 99J Children in Biracial/Bi-Ethnic
Families Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to isseus pertaining to the unique needs of the biracial/bi-ethnic child and family. Emphasis is placed on the foster and adoptive experience.

Fire Technology


FIRE 75 Fire Hydraulics Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to review the theory of water at rest and in motion, engineering principles and formulas, and calculations of hydraulic and water supply problems. The course includes Fire Underwriter's requirements for pumps and the "rapid rule" for fire ground operations.

FIRE 76 Instructional Planning in
Fire Science Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to develop a course outline to identify adult learning concepts and techniques and provide a practical teaching demonstration of fire courses and curriculum utilizing adult learning methods and strategies. This course is consistent with California State Fire Marshal and State Board of Fire Services curriculum for Fire Instructor 1A.

FIRE 77 Instructional Techniques Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with a variety of methods and techniques to evaluate teaching and learning of fire courses and curriculum. This course is consistent with California State Fire Marshal and State Board of Fire Services curriculum for Fire Instructor 1B.

FIRE 78 Fire Management Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of supervision and management concepts and practices and theories of the fire service. The course provides an overview of basic supervisory and managerial skills required in decision-making, delegating, personnel motivation, communicating, and other managerial responsibilities. This course is consistent with California State Fire Marshal and State Board of Fire Services curriculum for Fire Management 1.

FIRE 79 Fire Investigation Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction and basic overview of fire scene investigation. The focus of this course is to provide information on fire scene indicators and to introduce the student to investigation concepts of the fire service. This course is consistent with California State Fire marshal and State Board of Fire Services curriculum for Fire Investigation 1A.

FIRE 80 Introduction to Fire Prevention Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with a review of the relationship between fire safety education and fire prevention training programs. This course is consistent with California State Fire Marshal and State Board of Fire Service curriculum for Fire Prevention 1A.

FIRE 81 Fire Prevention Practices Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to identify the responsibility and authority for fire prevention inspections and related activities. This course is consistent with California State Fire Marshal and State Board of Fire Service curriculum for Fire Prevention 1B.

FIRE 91 Basic Fire Academy Units 10
Prerequisites: Successful completion of FIRE 70 and FIRE 72; H S 75 or H S 77B or current First Responder certification; reading level II or reading level I with concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: No felony convictions; proof of medical fitness and medical insurance.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide in-service and pre-service basic skills for the student of fire service. This course satisfies the California State Fire Marshall (CSFM) and State Board of Fire Services curriculum for Firefighter I.

FIRE 95B Incident Command Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with a review of incident command procedures with emphasis on those principles relative to hazardous materials incidents. This course is consistent with California State Fire Marshal curriculum for Command 1B.

Graphic Arts

GRART 1B Digital Imaging Units 2
Prerequisites: GRART 1A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the design, manipulation, and integration of images in a digital format. The student creates images using electronic media including computer software, scanners, and printers. (CSU)

GRART 2B Layout Design Units 3
Prerequisites: GRART 2A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the design of publication layouts. Topics include typography, use of color, use of graphics, and the process of concept design. The student creates publication layouts using electronic media including computer software and printers. (CSU)

GRART 3B Computer Art Units 2
Prerequisites: GRART 3A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the design of graphic art in a digital format. The course stresses the aesthetics of color, composition, and message in the design process. The student creates art using electronic media including computer software and printers. (CSU)

GRART 4B Graphic Design for the
World Wide Web Units 2
Prerequisites: GRART 4A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the aesthitic development, design, and layout of World Wide Web pages. The student creates web page designs using electronic media including Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) editor and other design-based computer software. This is not a course in HTML. (CSU)

GRART 5 Selected Topics: s Graphics Arts Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

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

GRART 6B Publication Design Units 4
Prerequisites: GRART 6A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study and design development of pre-press print projects. Topics include color theory as applied to graphic design; color management in digital pre-press and commercial processes; integration of digital imaging and design graphics; color separations; and paper selection. The student creates publications using electornic media. (CSU)

GRART 50H Special Studies: Graphic Arts Units 1-2
Prerequisites: GRART 1A, or GRART 2A, or GRART 3A, or GRART 4A, or GRART 6A, with a grade of "B" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

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

Guidance

GUID 11 Introduction to College Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide an introduction to college for the new or re-entering student. The student explores and defines educational goals. The course introduces the decision-making process and assists the student in researching and accessing educational information. GUID 11 credit not allowed for the student who has completed GUID 10. (CSU)

GUID 30 Career Self-Assessment Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the career life planning process. The course emphasizes self-assessment as the first major step in the career life planning process. The student explores career choices by identifying his/her personality, strengths, skills, interests, values, and preferred lifestyle. (CSU)

GUID 31 Career Exploration Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with opportunities to explore specific occupations of his/her choice through utilization of career center resources. The course includes investigation of job duties, training, and educational requirements, desired employee characteristics, salary ranges, and future employment trends. (CSU)

GUID 32 Career Information Interviewing Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student in obtaining career information directly from individuals employed in areas of his/her career interest by conducting informational interviewing. The course includes information on how to create a networking system, make the initial contacts, prepare interview questions, direct the information interview, and analyze information obtained. (CSU)

Humanity

HUM 5 Southeast-Asian Cultures Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer the student or participant an overview of the cultures of Southeast Asians living in America (Cambodians, Hmong, Laotians, Lao-Khmu, Vietnamese). Emphasis is placed on the historical and geographical backgrounds of the native lands, and on the traditional cultural heritage - customs, beliefs, legends, folk songs, values, attitudes, foods, clothes, communication styles, etc. Even though the countries of origin share some common territorial or geographical borders, each of these groups are unique. Comparisons are utilized to bring out or highlight similarities and differences in order to promote cultural understanding, awareness, tolerance, and sensitivity. (CSU)

Journalism

JOURN 69V Internship: Media Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Prerequisite Skills: Ability to assess personal interests, values, and skills. Ability to research careers, and to make decisions relative to career planning and goal setting. Ability to conduct a job search, write a resume, and interview for employment.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the media internship. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units, including internship units during the semester. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to internship. The combined total numbers 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 internship program objectives and an employer internship agreement.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational internship in Journalism and other media. Application of discipline-related skills and knowlege to the Secretaries' Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college internship instructor. To register, complete an application form available at the Applied Science and Technology Division office, Holt 140.

Mathematic

MATH 83A Elementary Algebra Units 2
Prerequisites: Reading level II and Math level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is equivalent to the first half of MATH 80 (Elementary Algebra) and it allows students more study time for the course topics. Completion of both MATH 83A and MATH 83B is equivalent to completion of MATH 80. Entering students need to have a satisfactory understanding of basic arithmetic, including fractions, decimals, and percents.

MATH 83B Elementary Algebra Units 2
Prerequisites: Reading level II and Math level II; MATH 83A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is equivalent to the second half of MATH 80 (Elementary Algebra) and it allows students more study time for the course topics. Completion of both MATH 83A and 83B is equivalent to completion of a first course in algebra.

Mechanical Technology


MECH 11A Basic Welding for the Trades Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide basic welding skills. The course includes basic theory, practice and application of metal joining processes, metal cutting, shielded metal arc, and oxy-acetylene welding. MECH 11A and MECH 11B are equivalent to MECH 10. (CSU)


MECH 11B Welding for the Trades Units 2

Prerequisites: None.

Limitations on Enrollment: None.

Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide basic welding skills. The course includes basic theory, practice and application of metal joining processes, including shielded metal arc, and an introduction to applications for non-ferrous metals and alloys using metal inert gas (MIG) welding and tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. MECH 11A and MECH 11B are equivalent to MECH 10. (CSU)

Natural Resources


N R 69V Internship: Natural Resources Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Prerequisite Skills: Ability to assess personal interests, values, and skills. Ability to research careers and to make decisions relative to career planning and goal setting. Ability to conduct a job search, write a resume, and interview for employment.
Limitations on Enrollment: The students must enroll in a course that is directly related to the natural resources internship.

The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units, including internship units during the semester. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to internship. 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 internship program objectives and an employer of internship agreement.

Photography

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.

Psychology

PSYCH 20A Stress Management Units 1
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisoryies: None.

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the role stress plays in the life of an individual. The material is focused on the effects of stress and how to manage stress. (CSU)

PSYCH 20B Stress Management and
Adaptation Units 2
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisoryies: None.

This course is an in-depth examination of the physiological, psychological and social nature of stress and relaxation. The participant learns the use of psychological principles and methods in adapting to life situations. (CSU)

Reading

READING 90 Introduction to Reading and
Writing Skills Units 4
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in READING 98.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading through intensive work in word attack, comprehension, vocabulary, and study skills. This course meets the Level I reading requirement and may be repeated three times. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 91A Reading in Literature Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitation on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of literature. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in literature. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91B Reading in Health Science Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of health science. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in health science. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91C Reading in Science Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of science. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in physical science. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91D Reading in World Geography and
Culture Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of world geography and culture. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in world geography and culture. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91E Reading in History Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in the subject area of history. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for an introductory course in history. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

READING 91F Reading in Children's
Literature Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building knowledge of the literature written for children. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with avaried forms of literature written for children. Successful completion of four of the six READING 91 (A-F) courses is equivalent to Reading level II. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 95 Reading and Writing Techniques Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide practice in academic reading and writing techniques. The student learns techniques for comprehending textbooks and other college level reading material, writing summaries and responses, writing an essay, and learning vocabulary specific to a field of study.

READING 97A Textbook Reading and
Study Strategies Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student in applying reading and study strategies to a textbook from another course. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97B College Research Strategies Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as an authentic experience in college level research. Through a study of the life of a famous person, the student learns the notetaking, research, and presentation skills needed for college courses. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97C The Research Paper Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who needs assistance in applying reading and writing research techniques to an assigned research paper from another course. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97D Summary Writing Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer techniques and practice in writing summaries of articles from journals and other publications. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97E Vocabulary Enrichment Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who wishes to enrich his/her vocabulary for career and academic purposes. A variety of strategies are taught to enhance the student's ability to understand and retain new vocabulary words. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97F Basic Grammar for Writing and
Speaking Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer practice in the basic conventions of grammar within the context of reading and writing assignments. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97G Spelling Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to help the student improve spelling skills by using sight words he/she already recognizes to spell polysyllabic words. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97H Reading Literature Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who wishes to expand his/her understanding of literature through group discussions. The student reads, discusses, and analyzes a broad range of literature in preparation for literature courses. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 97I Conversations and Idioms for Non-
Native Speakers Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the non-native speaker who wants practice in using American expressions. The student learns to use and understand idiomatic expressions through literature and discussion groups. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

READING 98 Individualized
Reading Skills Units 2-0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction in reading and learning skills ranging from word attack skills through critical reading. The course meets the level I reading requirement. Units earned in this coure do not count toward an associate degree.

Radio and Television

RTV 5 Selected Topics: Radio/Television Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of radio/television not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)

RTV 50H Special Studies: Radio/Television Units 1-2
Prerequisites: RTV 1, with a grade of "B" or better; presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the division chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

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

Sociology

SOCIO 27 Gender in Contemporary Society Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisorys: None.

This course is designed to examine changing sex roles in contemporary society, with a special emphasis on gender in the United States. The context of a historical and comparative analysis of men and women's varying roles, statuses, and life chances is explored. Social problems, such as domestic violence, economic and social discrimination, are also examined. This course also addresses the feminist movement, the men's movement and the conservative backlash to feminism (UC, CSU)

SOCIO 33 Social Inequality in the U. S. Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitation(s) on enrollment: None.
Advisory(ies): None.

This course is designed to examine social inequality and stratification from a theoretical and comparative perspective, but with an emphasis on the United States. The student discusses and analyzes types of inequality, such as age and gender inequality, and types of stratification, including racial, ethnic, and class stratification. The experiences of many racial and ethnic groups are addressed, including African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Americans of European descent. (UC, CSU)

Spanish

SPAN 2 Elementary Spanish Units 5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of SPAN 1 or SPAN 52.
Limitations on enrollment: None.
Advisoryies: None.

This course is an introduction to the Spanish language and Spanish cultures. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. (UC, CSU, CAN SPAN 4, CAN SPAN SEQ A with both SPAN 1 and 2)

Special Education

SP ED 76 Selected Topics: Special Education
Assistive Technology Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in the use of assistive technology not already included in the curriculum to students with special access needs. Units earned in this course do not apply to the associate degree.


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