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ENG 1A Written Communications Units 3
Prerequisites: Demonstrate competency in language skills through qualifying scores of a composition level III, or a "C" grade or better in ENG 79.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a transfer-level, college freshman English composition course comparable to those courses offered by the state college and university systems. (UC, CSU, CAN ENGL 2, CAN ENGL SEQ A with both ENG 1A and ENG 1B)

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 15 Selected Topics: English Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who wishes to explore special topics while refining the skills of critical reading and writing. Specific topics appear in the semester schedule of courses. (CSU)

ENG 26 Composition Laboratory Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide special writing topics for the student who would benefit from additional writing experience in conjunction with Level III writing courses. Problems in critical thinking, style, mood, and tone are addressed as well as mechanical skills. (CSU)

ENG 27 Rapid Reading Units 2
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who wishes to assure themselves of a reading ability that will meet the demands of college and the professions. (CSU)

ENG 30 The Film as Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of the cinema genre with emphasis on artistic and literary values. (UC, CSU)

ENG 32A Seminar in Communications: Tutor Center Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis. (CSU)

ENG 32B Seminar in Communications: Writing Lab Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis. (CSU)

ENG 32C Seminar in Communications: Reading-Beginning Tutor Techniques Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student, at beginning level, who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis. (CSU)

ENG 32D Seminar in Communications:Reading-Intermediate Tutor Techniques Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student, at an intermediate level, who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem-solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis. (CSU)

ENG 32E Seminar in Communications: Reading-Advanced Tutor Techniques Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student, at an advanced level, who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem-solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, methods and content analysis. (CSU)

ENG 32F Seminar in Communications: Reading-Experience Tutor Techniques Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student, at an experienced level, who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem-solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis. (CSU)

ENG 32G Seminar in Communications: Mathematics Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis. (CSU)

ENG 32H Seminar in Communications: English as A Second Language (ESL) Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem-solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis. (CSU)

ENG 32I Seminar in Communications: Learning Disabilities Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis.

ENG 32J Seminar in Communications: Community Tutor Training Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on study skills, learning styles, problem-solving, tutoring techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis. (CSU)

ENG 33A Study 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 student's study skills. Topics include taking lecture notes, reading a textbook, passing examinations, and other strategies for college success. (CSU)

ENG 33B Reading for Success in College Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enable the student to improve his/her reading comprehension skills and prepare for the demands of college reading and studying. A variety of reading strategies are taught in order to enhance the student's ability to critically analyze college level reading material. (CSU)

ENG 33G Human Learning and Thinking Skills Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a combination of theory and training. The basic theories which contribute to a model of the learning process are presented simultaneously with the training. The training portion of the course is designed to teach the student how to learn more effectively. The training includes development of logical thinking, visual thinking, and mapping. (CSU)

ENG 33H Memory and Cognitive Training Units 2
Prerequisites: ENG 33G.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to expand the students' ability to use the cognitive functions of both sides of the brain to actively orchestrate the learning process. (CSU)

ENG 34 The Rock Lyric as Literature: Practical Literary Criticism Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: ENG 1A with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is an examination of five decades of American Rock and Roll lyrics. Special emphasis is placed on the exploration of sociohistorical context and the application of literary methodology. (CSU)

ENG 35 Chicano Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer a critical survey of Chicano literature from pre-Columbian, Mexican periods to the present U.S., Chicano, and Mexican-American period. Spanish proficiency is not required. (UC, CSU)

ENG 36 Selected Topics: Literature Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to permit the study in the field of literature of a subject not covered in other literature courses. (CSU)

ENG 37 Women in Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of women in literature with an emphasis on female archetypes in short fiction, drama, and poetry. (UC, 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 42A Survey of American Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a study of the forms and ideas in American literature with an emphasis on an understanding of the values and traditions which shape contemporary thought (Colonial times through the Civil War). (UC, CSU, CAN ENGL 14, CAN ENGL SEQ C with both ENG 42A and ENG 42B)

ENG 42B Survey of American Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a study of the forms and ideas in American literature with an emphasis on an understanding of the values and traditions which shape contemporary thought (Mark Twain through contemporary authors). (UC, CSU, CAN ENGL 16, CAN ENGL 16, CAN ENGL SEQ C WITH BOTH ENG 42A & ENG 42B)

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 44B Creative Writing: Style Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student to further develop or refine creative writing skills. Emphasis is on developing a student's individual style through control of voice, mood, tone, and point of view. (CSU)

ENG 44C Creative Writing: Poetry Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
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 44D Creative Writing: Play and Screen Writing Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: ENG 1A.

This course is offered to the student seriously interested in writing stage plays or screenplays. Emphasis is placed on the study of the craft of writing for the stage or screen; the artistry employed by successful, established, published authors; and constructive group criticism of manuscripts submitted for the course. Emphasis is on plot, character, dialogue, and format. (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 ENGL 10, 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 50H Special Studies: English Units 1-3
Prerequisites: Completion of ENG 1A witha grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student qualified to do advanced work in English. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of 6 units. (UC,CSU)

ENG 52 From Story to Screen Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student to explore and changes that occur when a story becomes a movie. The student reads stories, primarily novels, reads corresponding movie scripts, and watches movies, analyzing the differences among the three genres. The student also adapts portions of stories to movie scripts. (UC, CSU)

ENG 53 Freelance Writing Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student in pursuing the writing and publication of original works. These works may consist of fiction and non-fiction, including magazine and newspaper articles, short stories, poems, novels, plays, screenplays, television scripts, and photojournalism. (CSU)

ENG 57 Children's Literature Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of both traditional and modern children's books from around the world. The student read, analyzes, and evaluate great works of children's literature. (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. (UC, CSU)

ENG 60 Practical English Grammar Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student with a knowledge of the grammar and mechanics of the English language. Emphasis is placed on developing acurate grammar and usage and on building varied, precise vocabularies for writing proficiency. (CSU)

ENG 70 Basic Writing Skills Units 5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student needing skill development in writing basic English prose. Emphasis is placed on writing clearly and correctly for a given purpose and audience. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 70A Basic Writing Skills: Beginning Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is for the student needing skill development in writing sentences and paragraphs. Emphasis is placed on writing clearly and correctly for a given purpose. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 70B Basic Writing Skills: Intermediate Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is for the student needing skill development in writing sentences and paragraphs. Emphasis is placed on writing clearly and correctly for a given purpose. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 70C Basic Writing Skills: Advanced Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is for the student needing skill development in writing sentences and paragraphs. Emphasis is placed on writing clearly and correctly for a given purpose. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

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: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the technical or 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 73A Writing Laboratory Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for individualized writing practice in the paragraph and sentence for the student in ENG 70 (Basic Writing Skills) or for the student challenged in basic written English or with limited English proficiency. The student's current skill level is determined, and instruction starts at that point. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 73B Writing Laboratory, Advanced Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for individualized writing practice in the academic essay commonly used in colleges today and for review of the paragraph and sentence for the student challenged in basic written English. The student's current skill level is determined, and instruction starts at that point.

ENG 74A Contemporary Communications: Intermediate Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Composition level II or completion of ENG 70C with a grade of "B" or better or completion of ENG 87 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is equivalent to the first half of Preparatory English, designed to allow the student more study time for the course work. Successful completion of both ENG 74A, Contemporary Communications: Intermediate, and ENG 74B, Contemporary Communications: Advanced, is equivalent to completion of ENG 79, Preparatory English.

ENG 74B Contemporary Communications: Advanced Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENG 74A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is equivalent to the second half of Preparatory English designed to allow the student more study time for the course work. Successful completion of both ENG 74A, Contemporary Communications: Intermediate, and ENG 74B, Contemporary Communications: Advanced, is equivalent to completion of ENG 79, Preparatory English.

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

ENG 77A Basic Reading Comprehension: English as A Second Language (VESL) Units 2
Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG 84.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to increase the student's reading and comprehension skills, including identification to topic, main ideas, and supporting details. Three different populations served are Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), technical areas, and general education. Each group is served in a specific section. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 79 Preparatory English Units 5
Prerequisites: Reading level II and Composition level II, or completion of ENG 70 with a grade of "Credit,", or completion of ENG 87 with a grade of "Credit," or completion of ENG 85 with a grade of "Credit.".
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare students to enter college level English composition. The emphasis in the course is on writing well-developed paragraphs in an organized essay and reviewing grammar and usage. This course satisfies the English requirement for the associate degree.

ENG 79L Preparatory English Units 6
Prerequisites: Composition Level II or completion of ENG 70 with a grade of "B" or better, or completion of English 87 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to combine preparatory English and a laboratory component to reinforce writing skills by giving the student practice in mastering the essay. The student receives individual tutoring to reinforce principles of grammar and composition which have been introduced through lecture.

ENG 80 Survival English Units 7
Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: ENG 86A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with basic English survival skills emphasizing oral language production and basic literacy. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 81 Advanced Survival English Units 7
Prerequisites: Credit in ENG 80 or ENG 86B 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 as a continuation of Survival English, and the course introduces the student to English literature. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 82 Basic English as a Second Language (ESL) Units 12
Prerequisites: Credit in ENG 81 or ENG 86C 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 an introduction to the basics of academic English, focusing on grammar, reading, writing, and vocabulary. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 83 Low-Intermediate English as a Second Language (ESL) Units 12
Prerequisites: Credit in ENG 82 or ENG 86D 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 earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 84 Intermediate English as a Second Language (ESL) Units 14
Prerequisites: Credit in ENG 83 or ENG 86E 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 earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 85 Advanced English as a Second Language (ESL) Units 10
Prerequisites: Credit in ENG 84 or ENG 86F 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 instruction in academic English, focusing on grammar, reading, writing, and vocabulary. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 86A-F English as A Second Language (ESL) Laboratory Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as an individualized ESL laboratory. Audiovisual materials, computers, tutoring, and small group instruction are available to aid the student in developing language proficiency. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 86G English as A Second Language (ESL) Laboratory Units 1.5-6.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as an individualized ESL laboratory. Audiovisual materials, computers, tutoring, and small group instruction are available to aid the student in developing language proficiency. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

ENG 87 Intermediate Writing Units 5
Prerequisites: None.
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 Sciences

FCS 2 Life Management Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the individual with skills for understanding and using internal and external resources to function effectively in the present and future society. Major topics include effects of cultural forces and future trends on values, standards and goals, skills for decision-making, time, energy, stress, conflict management, and techniques for improving self-understanding and interpersonal relationships. (CSU)

FCS 3 Home Management and Finance Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce basic home management principles that apply to personal and family finance. Study is given to services available to today's families and to the awareness of consumer problems related to family management. (CSU)

FCS 5 Basic Nutrition Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to basic nutrition. Properties of nutrients and foods are explored. Economic, sociological, and psychological factors that are influential in food choices are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the importance of good nutrition throughout the human life cycle. (UC, CSU)

FCS 6 Nutrition Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of nutrition as a science and its application to human health and disease. The course provides an introduction to the roles of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and water in human nutrition. The course also includes an individual dietary study and evaluation based on the National Research Council's recommended dietary allowances. (UC, CSU, CAN FCS 2)

FCS 7 Healthful Eating Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a focus on the elements needed to construct healthful eating habits in modern society. The student learn to evaluate the health value of food products, nutrient supplements, and herbs. Emphasis is placed on the skills needed for making successful changes in dietary habits and fitness. (CSU)

FCS 8 Food Preparation Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to basic food principles with emphasis on preparation methods, product standards, functions of ingredients, and food purchasing. (CSU, CAN FCS 8)

FCS 10 Interior Design Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of functional and aesthetic elements for residential interiors. Emphasis is placed on: principles and elements of design and the selection and organization of furnishings, floor and wall coverings, window treatments, lighting, and accessories. (CSU)

FCS 11 Applied Interior Design Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a focus on the skills used by the interior designer including drafting, the use of architectural tools and techniques, space planning, client-designer relationships, and executing treatments for interiors. (CSU)

FCS 12 History of Furniture Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the history of furniture periods and styles from antiquity to the present, and it is designed to acquaint individuals with the necessary criteria to evaluate and analyze furniture. The importance of political, social, economic, and historical factors that influenced furniture styles are stressed. (CSU)

FCS 13 Specifications and Professional Practices Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the business, practical, and ethical aspects of the interior design profession. The course includes assessment on specifications, construction techniques, and installation processes, as well as the working relationship with craftspeople and tradespeople involved in the profession. (CSU)

FCS 14 Lighting Design Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to lighting specifications, available equipment and fixtures, and aesthetic considerations from concept to complete installation. The course includes in-depth mathematical calculations used to determine the amount of lighting necessary to meet specific codes and clients needs. (CSU)

FCS 15 Selected Topics: Family and Consumer Sciences 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 family and consumer sciences not already covered by existing curricula. (CSU)

FCS 19 Human Development Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an integration of the biological, cognitive, and psychological aspects of human development throughout the lifespan. The course is a study of the developmental tasks facing individuals at various points in the life cycle and the ways social interaction and cultural institutions shape the development of the individual. The course is designed as a foundation course for careers in educational, social service, psychological, and health fields. (UC, CSU)

FCS 21 Child and Adolescent Development Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an analysis of the dynamics of growth from infancy through adolescence. Cognitive, linguistic, physical, and social-emotional development are discussed. Special emphasis is placed on psychoanalytic, behaviorist, and cognitive theories. (UC, CSU, CAN FCS 14)

FCS 22 Adolescent Development Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an analysis of the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional growth from puberty to adulthood. The course covers the major social roles the adolescent is called upon to play in family, peer group, school, and the larger socio-cultural environment. Special attention is given to the psycho-sexual roles of men and women, the young person's choices of a career and lifestyle, the difficulties in communication between generations, and the transition from childhood to the full role of adult. (UC, CSU)

FCS 23 Marriage and the Family Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an interdisciplinary approach to marriage and family interpersonal relationships, changing family roles, sexuality, cultural diversity of families, the family life cycle, parenthood, and contemporary family issues. Special emphasis is placed on making choices, communication in relationships, understanding flexibility in family structures, and resolving interpersonal problems. (CSU, CAN FCS 12)

FCS 25 Studying and Observing Children Units 2
Prerequisites: Reading level II; FCS 21 or concurrent enrollment.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is of interest to the student considering careers working with children. The course is designed to increase the student understanding of methods used to observe and record children's growth and development. Time is spent observing, recording, and analyzing the behavior of children as they interact with teachers and peers. Skills needed for working with children are reviewed. (CSU)

FCS 26 Child, Family, and Community Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to examine the effect family and community have on a child's development. Interaction between the child, family, peers, school, and community is explored. (CSU)

FCS 27 Human Development Community Service Practicum Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge of services available to children and families through the various child and family service agencies. As a result of class discussions and volunteering in agencies, the student gains practical work experience, in-depth knowledge of the services provided by the agencies, and information regarding career opportunities. (CSU)

FCS 28 Health and Safety in Child Care Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the teacher or child care provider who works in child development centers or family day care homes. Health and safety issues in child care are identified. Licensing regulations pertaining to prevention of infectious disease, recognizing signs of child illness, preparation for emergencies, and the caregiver's responsibility for children's health are discussed. (CSU)

FCS 29 Early Childhood Experiences: Arts and Sciences Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II; FCS 21.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the early childhood education curriculum in creative arts, science, mathematics, health, nutrition, music, creative movement, dramatic play, manipulative materials, and outdoor activities. The course includes the planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of learning for young children. (CSU)

FCS 30 Early Childhood Experiences: Language Arts Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 21.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the language arts curriculum in early childhood education and the planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of language experiences for young children. Focus is on the development of a positive attitude toward books, reading, verbal expression, and listening skills. (CSU)

FCS 31A E.C.E. Theory: Working with Children Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 21.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to teach in various types of Early Childhood Education (E.C.E) programs. The course emphasizes methodologies to stimulate healthy growth and a positive self-image in children 2 1/2 to 5 years. The history of and current trends in E.C.E. are discussed. (CSU)

FCS 31B ECE Theory: Early Cognitive Learning Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 31A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to teach in various types of Early Childhood Education (E.C.E.) programs. The course examines how the young child learns. The theories of Piaget, Montessori, and Skinner are emphasized as a basis for curriculum planning. (CSU)

FCS 32A Early ECE Practicum Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 31A or concurrent enrollment; all students must obtain medical verification of absence of TB (this is required by State law). Limitation on Enrollments: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to help the student prepare to teach in various types of early childhood education programs. Observing, planning, and implementing learning experiences are exercised as a student teacher in the College's preschool. (CSU)

FCS 32B ECE Practicum Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 32A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Medical verificaiton of absence of tuberculosis, complete a criminal record clearance, a health evaluation, and fingerprinting as required by State law.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to teach in various types of early childhood education programs. Observing, planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate learning experiences are exercised as a student teacher in San Joaquin Delta College's Child Development Center or placement with a mentor teacher. Writing learning objectives, assessing children's behavior, and preparing a professional portfolio is required of all students. (CSU)

FCS 33 Infant Development and Caregiving Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide an examination of the components of quality infant caregiving. Individual differences, developmental stages, health and safety, state licensing requirements, and planning the environment are discussed. The impact of cultural differences and parental attitudes is explored. (CSU)

FCS 34 Children With Special Needs Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to increase skills in identifying, screening, and referring children with special needs. Strategies for meeting individual needs in an early childhood setting are examined. (CSU)

FCS 35 Nutrition and Food for Children Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize methods of preparing food for children and with children and to encourage good eating habits. Basic nutrition for the childhood years and the use of food as a teaching tool in various curriculum areas are discussed. (CSU)

FCS 36 Activities and Environments for School Age Child Care Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to focus on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of creative and educational activities suitable for school-age children in child-care programs. Emphasis is placed on providing experiences which stimulate growth, discovery, and learning. (CSU)

FCS 37 Administration of Child Care Programs Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to direct public and private child care programs. the course examines topics such as staff selection and supervision, licensing requirements, employment laws, and budgeting. (CSU)

FCS 38 Development and Financial Management of Child Care Programs Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to cover fiscal matters crucial to the start-up and success of preschool and child care programs. Principles of financial management, personnel management and licensing requirements are covered. This course is of interest to the child care administrators or individual interested in the development and management of child care programs. (CSU)

FCS 39 Infant Toddler Practicum Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 33.
Corequisites: FCS 33.
Limitations on Enrollment: Placement in the Child Developement Center or designated mentor classroom is contingent on students having medical verification of absence of tuberculosis within the last 12 months and have fingerprint clearnance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to teach in an infant or toddler center. The student plans, implements, and evaluates developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers. The course includes practice in setting up an appropriate environment, techniques of observing and recording behavior, and positive guidance techniques. (CSU)

FCS 40 Introduction to Fashion Merchandising Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to marketing of fashion goods from raw materials to production and retail distribution. Methods of predicting consumer demand, buying, pricing, promoting, and coordinating accessories are analyzed. (CSU)

FCS 41 Fashion Product Knowledge Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to increase the student's knowledge of fashion as it relates to value, durability, versatility, and the price of goods in the market place. An in-depth analysis of apparel and accessories for women, men, and children is covered. (CSU)

FCS 42 Textiles Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to textiles which includes the study of fibers, yarn, fabric construction, coloring, and finishes. Emphasis is placed on fabric performance, serviceability, and the consumer's role in the textile field. (UC, CSU, CAN H EC 6)

FCS 43 Origins of Fashion Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of the history of clothing as reflected in political, economic, and social trends. The students traces the evolution of garments and the specific periods in which they were popular. (CSU)

FCS 44 Clothing in Contemporary Society Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of clothing and its relationship to culture, society, and the individual. The psychological and sociological influences of dress, the physical aspects of appearance, the elements and principles of design as they relate to clothing selection, and wardrobe coordination are discussed. (CSU, CAN H EC 20)

FCS 45 Fashion Sales and Promotion Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to acquaint the student with different activities in fashion promotion. Promotional techniques covered include personal selling, fashion show, special events, advertising, and publicity. (CSU)

FCS 46 Visual Merchandising Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the basic techniques of effective visual merchandising, including history, terminology, types, components, and the structure of visual merchandising departments. Course activities include designing and constructing visual displays. (CSU)

FCS 47A Clothing Construction Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the selection and use of sewing equipment, fabric and patterns, interpretation and use of commercial patterns, pattern alterations, and construction techniques. Careers in the sewing industry are discussed. (CSU, CAN FCS 10)

FCS 47B Clothing Construction Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 47A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the application and evaluation of advanced clothing construction techniques, pattern alterations, and fitting. New and unique fashion fabrics and shaping materials are used. Emphasis is on pattern alterations and garment fitting. (CSU)

FCS 48A Flat Pattern Design Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of the technique of flat pattern-making and basic slopers for the bodice, sleeve, and skirt. Use of slopers as a foundation for designing patterns for shirts, blouses, and skirts are analyzed. (CSU)

FCS 48B Fashion Apparel Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 48A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of the development of patterns into slopers for the designing and styling of slacks, jumpsuits, culottes, and dresses. A basic sloper is used to design cut-in-one dresses. (CSU)

FCS 49A Custom Clothing Techniques Units 2-3
Prerequisites: FCS 47A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide information on custom dressmaking and tailoring techniques which are found in luxury-priced designer apparel and haute couture designs. (CSU)

FCS 49B Custom Clothing Techniques Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 49A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of practical applications of custom clothing techniques. The student designs original garments using various custom clothing and haute couture techniques. (CSU)

FCS 50H Special Studies: Family and Consumer Sciences Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of entry level Family & Consumer Sciences courses with a grade of B or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is open to any student qualified to do advanced work in the field of family and consumer sciences or closely related areas. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for maximum of four units. (CSU)

FCS 51 Fashion Illustration Units 1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop graphic skills necessary for the student planning a fashion career. Emphasis is placed on capturing fashion styles and ideas and translating them to paper. (CSU)

FCS 52 Fashion Field Study Units 2-4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enable the student to apply merchandising principles to job situations. Experience gained as a result of this course familiarizes the student with career options. (CSU)

FCS 60A Parent Toddler Learning Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.

Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to factors involved in planning quality care for toddlers. Basic principles of growth and development are discussed with emphasis on how caregivers can facilitate development of toddlers. (CSU)

FCS 60B Parent Toddler Communication Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an emphasis on adult involvement in the educational process. Course content includes early toddlerhood versus late toddlerhood, common adjustment problems of toddlers, learning through play, and transition from toddlerhood to preschool years. (CSU)

FCS 61A Parent Child Learning Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an emphasis on the involvement of the parent in the educational process. The course content includes preschool adjustment, preschool evaluation, setting learning goals, and home-school partnership. (CSU)

FCS 61B Parent Child Communication Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an emphasis on parent involvement in the educational process. The course content includes stages of development, problems with preschoolers, evaluating learning environments, community resources, and kindergarten readiness. (CSU)

FCS 62 Positive Parenting Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to help the parent attain meaningful interaction with his or her children and to learn the skills of effective disciplines, open communication, and values clarification.

FCS 63 Child Discipline Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the preschool teacher and parent with theory and techniques related to discipline. Topics include definitions of cultural differences and practical approaches to discipline.

FCS 64 Impact of Violence on Children and Families Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 21 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to explore the impact of violence on the physical and psychological well-being of the child, the family, and the early childhood caregiver. Emphasis is placed on self-awareness as the foundation for understanding and implementing appropriate violence prevention and intervention strategies. (CSU)

FCS 70 Introduction to Family Day Care Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to current licensing regulations, insurance, and record keeping requirements which affect the operation of family day-care homes. The student is introduced to child development principles and age appropriate activities suitable to small groups and home environments.

FCS 71 Children, Imagination, and Books Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is recommended for the student, parent, and educator who wants a better understanding of how books contribute to the creativity, language, and emotional development of young children. Emphasis is placed on the selection and evaluation of children's literature and the ways to use books to enrich the lives of children.

FCS 72 Play and Learning Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an examination of play as a learning process of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Social, physical, and intellectual benefits of play are analyzed. The cross-cultural aspects of play are emphasized. This course is recommended for the teacher, caregiver, or parent.

FCS 73 Preschool Art Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study of art experiences for children 2 to 6 years of age as it relates to the individual child's growth and development. The course is designed for the preschool, child care, and kindergarten teacher, teacher aide, and parent.

FCS 74 Preschool Science Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to help the parent and those working with children in exploring children's environments. Science education theory and practical activities are presented.

FCS 76 Early Childhood Education Adult Supervision Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to supervise, evaluate, and support the performance of adults in an early childhood classroom. The skills necessary to meet adult needs while sinultaneously meeting the needs of children are examined. The relationship of the physical environment of the classroom to ease of supervision is stressed.

FCS 80 Selected Topics: Family and Consumer Sciences 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 family and consumer sciences not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

FCS 81 Wardrobe Planning Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to examine factors that influence wardrobe planning including color, texture, pattern design, and figure types. Purchasing guidelines and clothing fit are also included.

FCS 82 Sewing for Children Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to place emphasis on sewing techniques which produce durable, comfortable, attractive, and economical children's clothes. Selection of patterns, fabric and notions; construction methods and special techniques for children's clothing are covered in this course.

FCS 83 Issues in Early Childhood Education Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer a broad understanding of current issues in early childhood education from several perspectives. The course is offered in conjunction with the annual early childhood education full day conference. Units in this course do not count toward the Associate Degree.

FCS 84 Clothing Alterations and Fit Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 47A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with skills necessary to fit and alter ready-to-wear or custom garments to customer specifications. The student learns techniques for operating home and commercial sewing machines, pressing equipment, and sewing tools. Business opportunities in alterations and fit are emphasized.

FCS 90 Nutrition and Cooking Skills Units 1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the individual with developmental disabilities seeking independent living status. Topics covered include cooking techniques and pertinent nutrition information.

FCS 91 Medical Nutrition Therapy Units 3
Prerequisites: FCS 6.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to increase the student's knowledge of the use of foods and nutrients for the prevention and treatment of diseases such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, vascular disease, and cancer. Enteral and parenteral delivery of nutrition are reviewed. Nutritional concerns related to maternal and child health are covered. Emphasis is placed on application of knowledge to patient care. This course is suited for the student planning a career in nursing, other health professions, and food service in health care institutions.

FCS 93V Work Experience: Family and Consumer Studies Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the family and consumer studies 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 agreements.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student employed in family and consumer studies. The course objectives are developed by the the student 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.

FCS 96 Issues in Foster and Kinship Care Education Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer care providers a broad understanding of current issues that are related to foster and relative care giving. It is offered in conjunction with full day Foster and Kinship Care Education classes. This course will apply toward annual foster parent continuing education requirements.

FCS 97A Independent Living Preparation Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to promote life skill development necessary for successful transition from dependent to independent life. Daily living skills, survival skills, and choices and consequences are covered. Emphasis is placed on youth in foster, group and relative care homes, and for those who care for them.

FCS 97B Independent Living Preparation Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to promote life skill development necessary for successful transition from depdendent to independent life. Education, employment and interpersonal/social skills are covered. Emphasis is placed on youth in foster, group and relative care homes, and for those who care for them.

FCS 99A Meeting the Developmental Needs of Children at Risk Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enhance the student's understandings of the basic needs of children at risk. Techniques to enhance the growth and development of foster and adoptive children are presented.

FCS 99B Sexual Development and Signs of Sexual Abuses Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enhance the student's understandings of development issues related to sexuality, to recognize sexual abuse, and the appropriate responses to children who have been abused. The focus of this course is upon foster and adoptive children.

FCS 99C Supporting Relationships between Children and Their Families Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to identify the ongoing role birth families play in development of foster and adoptive children. Methods for involving birth families in meeting children's developmental needs are outlined.

FCS 99D The Child Welfare Team Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to identify the role of the foster or adoptive parent as a member of the child welfare team. Emphasis is on the development of skills needed to function as a team member.

FCS 99E Nurturing Lifetime Relationships Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enhance the students understanding of the goals of foster or adoptive parenting. Methods of helping children achieve safe and nurturing lifetime relationships are discussed.

FCS 99F Using Discipline to Protect and Nurture Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to identify methods of discipline that can be utilized by the foster or adoptive parents to protect, nurture, and meet the developmental needs of children.

FCS 99G Promoting Children's Personal and Cultural Identity Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to identify the importance of promoting the self-esteem of the foster or adoptive child through personal history and culture. Techniques for promoting a positive sense of identity are emphasized.

FCS 99H The Impact of Placement on Foster Families Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enhance the foster parent's understanding of the effect fostering can have on families. Emphasis is placed on methods to manage change and minimize stress.

FCS 99I The Impact of Chemical Dependency on Children and Families Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the effects of chemical dependency on children and families. Emphasis is placed on the foster and adoptive experience.

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.

FCS 99K Reducing Risk/Vulnerability in Children Through Resiliency Trning Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the relationship of resiliency and the probability of a child`s success or failure. Emphasis is placed on how to assist foster, adoptive, and chidren in the care of relatives, develop resiliency.

FCS 99L Parenting Premature and Chemically Exposed Infants Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student for the responsibility of caring for premature and/or chemically exposed infants. Emphasis is placed on parenting foster and adoptive infants, and infants in the care of relatives. This course will apply toward annual foster parent continuing education requirements.

FCS 99M Parenting Children With Special Needs Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enhance the skills of parents caring for children with Attention Deficit Disorder and other learning disabilities; emotional disorders - including anxiety and depression; and physiological childhood illnesses and disabilities. Emphasis is placed on parenting foster and adoptive children, and children in the care of relatives. This course will apply toward annual foster parent continuing educaiton requirements.

FCS 196 Issues in Foster and Kinship Care Education Units 0
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer care providers a broad understanding of current issues that are related to foster and relative care giving. It is offered in conjunction with full day Foster and Kinship Care Education classes. This course will apply toward annual foster parent continuing education requirements.

FCS 199L Parenting Premature and Chemically Exposed Infants Units 0
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student for the responsibility of caring for premature and/or chemically exposed infants. Emphasis is placed on parenting foster and adoptive infants, and infants in the care of relatives. This course will apply toward annual foster parent continuing educaiton requirements.

FCS 199M Parenting Children with Special Needs Units 0
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enhance the skills of parents caring for children with American Deficit Disorder and other learning disabilities; emotional disorders - including anxiety and depression; and physiological childhood illnesses and disabilities. Emphasis is placed on parenting foster and adoptive children, and children in the care of relatives. This course will apply toward annual foster parent continuing educaiton requirements.




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