Automotive Technology Apprenticeship
This course is designed to prepare the student to analyze, adjust, service, and repair automatic transmissions and transaxles on foreign and domestic automobiles. (CSU)
This course is designed to prepare the student to analyze, service, and repair: differentials, standard transmissions and transaxles, front-wheel drive axles, drivelines, four-wheel drive systems, and clutch systems. (CSU)
This course is designed to prepare the student to analyze, adjust, service, and repair gasoline-powered automobile engines. The course includes precision machining operations and the complete rebuilding of an engine. (CSU)
This course is designed to prepare the student to analyze, adjust, service, and repair: automotive brakes, suspension, and steering systems. (CSU)
This course is designed to prepare the student to effectively diagnose and repair automotive starting, charging, and electrical systems. (CSU)
This course is designed to prepare the student to diagnose and repair automotive engine performance problems and driveability malfunction-related failures. (CSU)
This course is designed to prepare the student to troubleshoot and diagnose automotive fuel-injection systems, engine computer systems, emission systems, and some carburetion systems. (CSU)
The course is designed to prepare the student to diagnose and repair automotive air conditioning, heating, and specialized electrical accessories systems. (CSU)
This course is designed to emphasize basic auto body safety standards. The course includes elementary sheetmetal repair, auto body welding, metal finishing, applying plastic fillers, grinding, and shrinking.
This course is designed to emphasize Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding of light gauge metal, basic auto body tools, basic metal finishing, grinding, filling, removing auto body parts, and basic painting procedures.
This course is designed to emphasize frame and alignment equipment and procedures, grinding techniques, shrinking aluminum, replacing trim and upholstery, and painting procedures.
This course is designed to emphasize Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding of galvanized and aluminum materials, flux core welding, plasma arc cutting, replacing structural components, restoring corrosion protection, and replacing glass.
This course is designed to emphasize the utilization of frame straightening equipment, body alignment procedures, removal and installation of headliners, fiberglass body preparation and repair, and plastic parts repair.
This course is designed to emphasize frame measurement and body alignment, body panel removal and replacement, specialized plastic repairs, and painting.
This course is designed to emphasize arc welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding, metal straightening, and repairing of: fiberglass body, unibody structural panel, frame, and suspension and steering system.
This course is designed to emphasize paint spraying; rubbing and polishing techniques; custom painting tools, materials, and equipment; electromechanical components; apprenticeship programs; and auto body business practices.
This course is designed to present the basic biological phenomena common to all living organisms. The course includes cellular and molecular levels of organization, genetics and mechanisms of heredity in organic evolution, reproduction and development, and introductory concepts of taxonomy and ecology. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. (UC, CSU, CAN BIOL 2, CAN BIOL SEQ A with BIOL 1, BIOL 2, and BIOL 3)
This course is a survey of the major animal groups based upon structural and chemical similarities. The course considers comparative anatomy, physiology, and genetic characteristics in the determination of the evolutionary relationships. Zoology covers the evolution of single-cell organisms to more advanced species. Ecology and impact of major phyla on their environment is discussed. This course prepares students for advanced course in Zoology and satisfies the elementary zoology requirements for medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, game specialist, teachers of biology, and majors in the biological sciences. Off-campus field trips are required. (UC, CSU, CAN BIOL 4, CAN BIOL SEQ A WITH BIOL 1, BIOL 2, & BIOL 3)
This course is a study of the life and activities of plants followed by an introduction to plant physiology, plant structure, plant genetics, plant ecology, plant evolution, and a general survey of the major plant groups. The course is for the pre-professional student in the biological sciences and is fundamental for the student planning to specialize in forestry, horticulture, agriculture, food processing, pharmacy, and other subjects requiring a scientific knowledge of plant life. Field trips are included. This course meets the CSU general education laboratory science requirement and IGETC requirements. (UC, CSU, CAN BIOL 6, CAN BIOL SEQ A WITH BIOL 1, BIOL 2, & BIOL 3)
This course is an introduction to biology for non-majors which includes the following areas: biological concepts and principles, ecological relationships, environmental issues, evolutionary development, and kingdoms of life. On and off-campus field work is required. The course meets the CSU general education laboratory science requirement and IGETC requirements. (UC, CSU)
This course is an introduction to the basic aspects of human biology. Topics include knowledge of the chemicals, cells, tissues and systems that comprise the human body. Also included is a consideration of human heredity, genetics, and human ecology. The course meets the CSU general education laboratory science requirement and IGETC requirements. (UC, CSU)
This course is an introduction to the plants and animals of California with emphasis on the plant communities and wildlife of the Central Valley, the coast ranges, and the Sierra Nevada. Ecologically oriented, the course probes ways in which plants and animals are adapted to their environment. A field trip is required. ( CSU)
This course is a study of microorganisms with the main emphasis on bacteria and the disease process. Laboratory work includes cultural, morphological, growth requirements and biochemical characteristics of microorganisms as well as field trips to demonstrate practical applications. Basic laboratory skills of the microbiologist are emphasized. The course is recommended for the student planning to enroll in the SJDC Nursing Program. The student who plans to transfer to a college or university which requires a 5 unit course in bacteriology or microbiology is advised to enroll in BIOL 23. (CSU, CAN BIOL 14)
This course is the study of the nature and activities of microorganisms and their relationships to human life and human interest. The laboratory activities include bacteriology and mycological techniques, demonstration of physiological activities, isolation and identification of microorganisms, some standard methods employed in water and milk analysis, and field trips to demonstrate practical applications. This course meets introductory requirements for majors in microbiology and for other students requiring knowledge of microbiology. (UC, CSU)
This course is a survey of the physiological, social, and behavioral aspects of human sexuality. The course is academic rather than therapeutic. (UC, CSU)
This course is a study of the structural relationships of the parts of the human body and also includes some work with cadavers. The course is of interest to biological science, pre-medical, pre-dental, and health education majors, and for laboratory technicians. The laboratory includes work with the use of cadavers, preserved animals, and numerous anatomical models. (UC, CSU, CAN BIOL 10, CAN BIOL SEQ B with both BIOL 31 and BIOL 32).
Prerequisites: BIOL 31 or BIOL 33 or BIOL 1 or BIOL 11 and CHEM 1A or CHEM 3A, all with a grade of "C" or better.
This course is a survey of the major facts and theories in the field of human physiology. Laboratory experiments are used to demonstrate fundamental and applied principles of cellular and systematic physiology. The design of experiments used in physiological research is emphasized using student projects. (UC, CSU, CAN BIOL 12, CAN BIOL SEQ B with both BIOL 31 and BIOL 32).
This course is a study of the anatomical and physiological relationship of the parts of the human body which includes some work with live animals. Anatomy & Physiology is recommended for the student enrolled in, or planning to enroll in, the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program to prepare Registered Nurses. The course is not designed specifically for the baccalaureate program. (UC, CSU)
Prerequisites: BIOL 1, BIOL 2, BIOL 3, or BIOL 23 with a grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the division chairperson.
This course is designed to allow a 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 4 units. (CSU)
This course is an introduction to fundamental concepts that prepare the student to succeed in more avanced, transfer-level biology courses. The course includes: biological chemistry, cellular biology, classical and molecular genetics, and an introduction to elementary concepts in evolution, taxonomy, and ecology.
This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specializes areas of biology not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.