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Geography

GEOG 1 Physical Geography Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a study of the natural environment. Individual topics include maps, time zones, seasons, weather, climate, the hydrologic cycle, natural vegetation, soils and landforms. (UC, CSU, CAN GEOG 2, CAN GEOG 6 with both GEOG 1 and GEOG IL)

GEOG 1L Physical Geography Laboratory Units 1
Prerequisites: Reading level II; GEOG 1 or concurrent enrollment in GEOG 1.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a series of laboratory exercises involving weather, climate and landforms with emphasis on problem solving, map reading and landscape interpretation. The course correlates with topics from Physical Geograpy. Physical Geography Laboratory plus Physical Geography satisfies the laboratory science requirements for general education. (UC,CSU, CAN GEOG 6 with both GEOG 1 and GEOG 1L)

GEOG 2 Cultural Geography Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a systematic review of the major topics in human geography: population, culture, (race, language, religion, music), economic activities, settlement patterns, including urbanization, and political geography. (UC, CSU, CAN GEOG 4)

GEOG 10 World Regional Geography Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to survey the physical, cultural, and economic geography of the world's regions: Europe, Asia, Africa the Americas, and Oceania using a regional geographic approach. Current events and regional problems are examined. (UC, CSU)

GEOG 20 Introduction to Geographic
Information Systems (GIS) Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the concepts, techniques and tools of a Geographic Information System (GIS), including data acquisition, management, manipulation and analysis, and cartographic output. GIS is a computer-based data processing tool used to manage and analyze spatial information. Applications of GIS include environmental assessment, analysis of natural hazards, site analysis for business and industry, resource management, and land-use planning. (CSU)

GEOG 50H Special Studies: Geography 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 designed to provide research opportunities for the advanced student. Topics must be approved by the geography staff and the division chairperson. The course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)

Geology

GEOL 1A Physical Geology Units 4
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the composition, structure, and surface features of Earth. The processes of building up Earth and of those destroying it are studied. (UC, CSU, CAN GEOL 2)

GEOL 10 General Geology Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to earth materials, processes involved in the development of land forms. A brief survey of the history of earth is included. (UC, CSU)

GEOL 50H Special Studies: Geology 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. A course project is assigned which may include research, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)

German

GERM 1 Elementary German Units 5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

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

GERM 2 Elementary German Units 5
Prerequisites: GERM 1 or 52.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

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

GERM 3 Intermediate German Units 5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of GERM 2 or 54.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer continued study of the German language and German cultures. Efforts to improve reading and composition skills are based on both contemporary and traditional selection. (UC, CSU, CAN GERM 8, CAN GERM SEQ B with both GERM 3 and 4)

GERM 4 Intermediate German Units 5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of GERM 3.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer continued study of the German language and German cultures. Efforts to improve reading and composition skills are based on both contemporary and traditional selection. (UC, CSU, CAN GERM 10, CAN GERM SEQ B with both GERM 3 and 4)

GERM 36A Introductory German Conversation Units 2
Prerequisites: Successful completion of GERM 1 or GERM 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to strengthen fundamental communication patterns based on typical daily situations. (CSU)

GERM 36B Beginning German Conversation Units 2
Prerequisites: Successful completion of GERM 2 or 53.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to achieve conversational ability based on typical daily situations. (CSU)

GERM 38A Special Assignment: Listening Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of GERM 1 or GERM 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on listening. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

GERM 38B Special Assignment:
Pronunciation Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of GERM 1 or GERM 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on pronunciation. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

GERM 38C Special Assignment: Reading Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of GERM 1 or GERM 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on reading. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. This course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

GERM 38D Special Assignment: Writing Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of GERM 1 or GERM 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on writing. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

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

This course is designed to allow the student to do advanced work in the language. 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)

GERM 51 Elementary German Units 2.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the German language and German culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of GERM 51 and 52 are equivalent to GERM 1. (UC, CSU, CAN GERM 2 with both GERM 51 and 52, CAN GERM SEQ A with GERM 51, 52, 53, and 54)

GERM 52 Elementary German Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of GERM 51 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the German language and German culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of GERM 51 and 52 are equivalent to GERM 1. (UC, CSU, CAN GERM 2 with both GERM 51 and 52, CAN GERM Seq A with GERM 51, 52, 53, and 54)

GERM 53 Elementary German Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of GERM 1 or 52 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the German language and German culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of GERM 53 and 54 are equivalent to GERM 2. (UC, CSU, CAN GERM 4 with both GERM 53 and 54, CAN GERM Seq A with GERM 51, 52, 53, and 54)

GERM 54 Elementary German Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of GERM 53 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the German language and German culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of GERM 53 and 54 are equivalent to GERM 2. (UC, CSU, CAN GERM 4 with both GERM 53 and 54, CAN GERM Seq A with GERM 51, 52, 53, and 54)

GERM 75 Selected Topics: German 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 German not covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Graphic Arts

GRART 1A Digital Imaging Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the introductory-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 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 2A Layout Design Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: BIM 23M or BIM 23P.

This course is the introductory-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 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 3A Computer Art Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the introductory-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 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 4A Graphic Design for the
World Wide Web Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: C S 36 or C S 39.

This course is the introductory-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the aesthetic development, design, and layout of World Wide Web pages. The student creates web 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 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: 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 6A Publication Design Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the introductory-level study and design development of pre-press print topics. 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 electronic media. (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)

GRART 80 Selected Topics: Graphic Arts 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 graphic arts not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Guidance

GUID 1 Enhancing Self-Esteem, Cultural
Awareness, and College Success Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enable the student to focus on the development of self-esteem and personal responsibility leading to college success. The course includes discussion of cultural awareness and cultural diversity. (CSU)

GUID 2A Peer Advisor Training Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to train the peer advisor and to provide the knowledge and skills to interact and communicate effectively with targeted student populations. The student develops helping skills that include active listening, basic problem-solving, completion of college forms, and appropriate referral to campus support offices. This course is designed for the student who is employed as a peer advisor. (CSU)

GUID 10 Orientation to College and
Educational Planning Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide orientation, counseling, and advisement to the new and re-entering student. This course assists the student in the development of a Student Education Plan (SEP) through individual and group counseling. The student who has successfully completed GUID 10 cannot receive credit for GUID 11. (CSU)

GUID 10E Extended Activities Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who seeks individualized career exploration, educational investigation, and decision-making assistance. The student meets with a counselor to plan activities that may include assessment of skills, interests, and values; utilization of Career Development/Transfer Center resources; participation in approved workshops, connection to community resource network; and follow-up meetings with the counselor to develop a career or educational goal and plan. The student also must attend an orientation session. The course may be taken for a maximum of 2 units. (CSU)

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 to new and 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 is not allowed for the student who has completed GUID 10. (CSU)

GUID 12 Education and Interpersonal Growth Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to foster personal development through a decision-making process which includes value systems, self-awareness, changing lifestyles, patterns of communication, and how these factors impact on the student's education, growth, and goals. (CSU)

GUID 14 Orientation for Student Athletes Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the entering student participating in intercollegiate sports. The course provides college orientation, advisement, counseling, and information on National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) eligibility. The student athlete develops a Student Education Plan (SEP) through individual and group counseling. (CSU)

GUID 16 Orientation for International Students Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student enrolled in the International Student Program. The course addresses many aspects of the college experience, including: curriculum, facilities, services, academic regulations, certificate and degree programs, and transfer requirements. Information is provided concerning scholarship assistance, extra-curricular activities, and personal and social adjustment to American customs. Special emphasis is given to immigration regulations. (CSU)

GUID 17 People in Transition Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide orientation, counseling information, and support to the re-entry student whose formal education has been interrupted by family and/or job responsibilities. The course topics include building self-esteem, becoming more assertive, exploring concerns relative to the student in transition, and introducing the career life planning process. (CSU)

GUID 18A Single Parents as Students:
Codependency Issues Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for Extended Opportunities Programs and Services (EOPS) student enrolled in Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE). The goal of this course is to provide information on gaining self-awareness by understanding the roots of codependency and the movement toward personal recovery. (CSU)

GUID 18B Single Parents as Students: Campus
and Community Resources Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) student enrolled in Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE). The student obtains educational support information through a series of campus and community presentations. The goal of this course is to empower the student to access the necessary resources needed to be successful in college. (CSU)

GUID 18C Single Parents as Students: Stress
Reduction Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) student enrolled in Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE). The goal of this course is to assist the student in lowering his/her level of stress by understanding, recognizing, and managing interpersonal stressors. (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)

GUID 33 Job Seeking Skills Units 1
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student with development of successful job search techniques including networking, resume writing, and job interviewing skills. The course includes techniques on how to find and how to get the desired job and information about the hidden job market. (CSU)

GUID 64 Helping Skills for the Early
Childhood Educator Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the development of effective helping skills for the early childhood educator. Learning is facilitated through small group interaction and intensive role-playing. (CSU)

GUID 71 Student Leadership Units 1-3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow the student to identify important aspects of leadership. The course acquaints the student with models of leadership through readings, observation, and participation. The student is able to identify and utilize through participatory exercises at least two models of leadership.

GUID 75 Selected Topics: Guidance 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 guidance not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

GUID 80 Success in College Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a group counseling practicum designed to assist the student who is having difficulty succeeding in college. The focus of the course is to provide practical strategies for achieving personal, educational, and career goals. This course is required for the student who is on third semester academic probation. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

GUID 85 Orientation for English As a Second
Language (ESL) Students Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide orientation and counseling and to assist the English As a Second Language (ESL) student in establishing a strong relationship with instructional and student services. The course is designed for the student who writes and speaks English as a second language.


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