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Applied Science & Technology Division

Upon successful completion of the Natural Resource Management Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for entry-level positions with private and public employers. The student demonstrates his or her ability in problem solving, verbal and written communication as well as ability to understand the basics of our natural resource management systems.

Total Units Required 40
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units

NR 2 Conservation and Natural Resources 3

NR 10 Introduction to Water Resources 3

PLANT 10/10L Introduction to Plant Science 4

Second Semester

NR 11 Introduction to Fresh Water Organisms 3

AGBUS 13 Agriculture & Natural Resources Mathematics 3

ELECTIVE See Group I below (NR) 3

Third Semester

NR 6 Introduction to Wildlife Management 4

NR 8A Introduction to Watershed Management 4

ELECTIVE See Group I below (NR) 3

Forth Semester

NR 8B Applied Watershed Management 3

PLANT 14 Soil Science 4

ELECTIVE See Group I below (NR) 3

Group I (Electives)
(Minimum 9 units from the following)

NR 1 Introduction to Forestry 3

NR 7 Introduction to Urban Wildlife Management 3

NR 68 Introduction to Aquaculture 4

NR 50H Special Studies 1-2

NR 69V Internship 1-4

NR 94V Work Experience 1-4

PLANT 12 Economic Entomology 3

OH 34 Plant Propagation 3


Business Division

The Network Software Technician Certificate is designed to prepare students for careers in information technology specifically in the areas of computer network software. Participants learn how to design and implement network software using MicrosoftÆ Windows 2000 and/or similar operating systems. Non-proprietary information about computer networks and data communications is provided. Course options for these general education courses parallel the current Associate in Arts degree. Students will acquire the technical skills and theoretical concepts while demonstrating critical thinking skills using a variety of methods of evaluation.

Total Units Required 27-28.5
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units

CS 11 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3

CS 14B Microcomputer Evaluation and Installation 3


ELECT 14C Troubleshooting Computers 3

CS 45 Microsoft Windows 1

CS 56 Networking Essentials 3

CS 70 Introduction to the Internet 1

BIM 1A* Beginning Keyboarding 0-1.5

Second Semester

CS 42 UNIX 3

CS 58A Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional 3

CS 58B Microsoft Windows 2000 Server 3

CS 54 Fundamentals of Data Communications 3

Third Semester

CS 58C Microsoft Windows 2000 Network 2


CS 58D Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services

Infrastructure 2

* or a typing certificate of 40 words per minute or better


Family, Comsumer & Health Science Division

Upon successful completion of this program, the student demonstrates the skills and training to take the certification examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. The student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training to provide direct patient care in acute and long-term care settings with the scope of practice of a Certified Nurse Assistant. Applicants must complete all clinical requirements prior to enrollment.

Total Units Required 5

Required Course Units

H S 70 Nurse Assistant Training 5


Family, Consumer & Health Sciences Division

Upon successful completion of the Associate Degree in Nursing Program, the student demonstrates the skills, knowledge and training to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEXRN) and qualification to provide patient care in a variety of health care settings within the Registered Nurse scope of practice.

Total Units Required: 71

Prerequisites Courses

BIOL 33* Anatomy and Physiology 6

BIOL 22 Introduction to Medical Microbiology 4

FCS 6 Nutrition 3

ENG 1A Written Communication 3

First Semester Units

NURS 1 Fundamentals of Nursing 4.5

NURS 2 Introductory Medical-Surgical Nursing 4.5

NURS 3 Administration of Medications 3

Second Semester

NURS 4 Beginning Medical-Surgical Nursing 5.5

NURS 5 Mental Health Nursing 4

PSYCH 1 Introduction to Psychology 3

SOCIO 1B Problems of a Changing Society 3

Third Semester

NURS 6 Nursing The Childrearing Family 4

NURS 7 Intermediate Medical-Surgical Nursing 5.5

COM ST 1A Fundamentals of Speech 3

POLI SCI Course from Social Science Group A 3


HIST General Education Requirements (See -

Group I below)

Fourth Semester

NURS 8 Nursing The Childbearing Family 4

NURS 9 Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing 5

HUM See Group II below 3 - 5

*Student may elect to complete BIOL 31 (Anatomy and BIOL 32 (Physiology) for the prerequisite.

Group I (Electives)
Social Science Group A General Education Electives

HIST 17A History of The U. S. 3

HIST 17B History of The U. S. 3

HIST 27 Women in History 3

HIST 30A African-American History 3

HIST 30B African-American History 3

HIST 31 Mexican-American History 3

HIST 34 Asian-Pacific American History 3

POLSC 1 American Government and Institutions 3

Group II (Humanities Electives)
(Select a minimum of 3 units)

Only courses on this listing are accepted for ADN program

ANTH/HUM 4 Introduction to Linguistics 3

FOR LANG 1 Elementary 5

FOR LANG 51 Elementary


FOR LANG 52 Elementary 2.5 + 2.5

PHILO 6 Introduction to Philosophy 3

NOTE: All non-nursing courses may be taken prior to admission to the Nursing program. Refer to page 66 for program Special Admission Requirements.

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