This course is a survey of the artistic traditions of our western cultural heritage. The arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, music, dance, drama, and literature are studied as vehicles in the search for meaning and value from the ancient world to modern times. (UC, CSU)
This course is an introduction to the study of language in theory and practice. The student explores what is known about human language including: its uniqueness, its structure, its use, its diversity, and its universality. An effort is made to analyze the relationship between language, culture, and social levels. (UC, CSU)
This course is designed to offer the student or participant an overview of the cultures of Southeast Asians living in America (Cambodians, Hmong, Laotians, Lao-Khmu, Vietnamese). Emphasis is placed onthe historical and geographical backgrounds of the native lands, and on the traditional cultural heritage -customs, beliefs, legends, folk songs, values, attitudes, foods, clothes, communication styles, etc. Even though the countries of origin share some common territorial or geographical borders, each of these groups are unique. Comparisons are utilized to bring out of highlight similarities and differences in order to promote cultural understanding, awareness, tolerance, and sensitivity. (UC, CSU)
This course is a survey of the historical development and essential beliefs of the major religions of the Eastern world. Primary emphasis is on the major phases of development and comparative insights among the great religions of the world. Course work consists of readings, lectures, and discussions in the areas of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Confucianism, and Taoism.. (UC, CSU)
This course is a survey of the historical development and essential beliefs of the major religions of the Western world. Primary emphasis is on the major phases of development and comparative insights among the great religions of the world. Course work consists of readings, lectures, and discussions in the areas of ancient religious beliefs, Mesopotamian religions, Graeco-Roman religions, Teutonic religion, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. (UC, CSU)
This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of humanities not already covered by existing curricula. (CSU)
This course is designed to combine travel with study experiences to enrich the curriculum. One or more aspects of the culture of the area visited is stressed in the course. (CSU)
This topic course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to Mexican culture, history, architecture and geography. The student experiences total immersion in the culture through travel and the experience living with a Mexican family. This course is designed to enable the student to combine travel with study. (CSU)
Prerequisites: Presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the division chairperson; HUM 3, 14A or 14B with a grade of "B" or better.
This course is designed to allow 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 four units. (CSU)
This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of humanities not covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.
This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of industrial technology not already covered by existing curriculum. (CSU)
This course is designed to introduce principles of occupational safety and health for the work-site. The course includes Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) regulations, employee training, accident investigation, and safety considerations. (CSU)
This course is designed to develop an understanding of the principles and mechanical applications of industrial hydraulics. Topics include shop procedures, component disassembly, troubleshooting, reassembly, and installation. (CSU)
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of total quality management (TQM). The course includes the analysis, design, and implementation of quality management principles to achieve continuous management of organizational processes. (CSU)
This course is designed to introduce the use of hydraulics, pneumatics, and vacuum in the automotive and mobile equipment industries. Competency in the analysis and trouble-shooting of circuits are developed by the student in the laboratory. Skills are developed in the recognition and construction of conduits (piping, tubing and hoses) and the rebuilding of pumps, motors, and valves. (CSU)
This course is a study in the theory and application of pneumatic power and how they apply to pneumatic compression and distribution systems. An analysis of the properties of air and how air is compressed and distributed is included. Methods of controlling pneumatic power are investigated by designing circuits and evaluating them in terms of their specific applications. (CSU)
This course is structured to provide knowledge and skill development in process control and instrumentation used in industries such as food processing, manufacturing, warehousing, and agriculture. (CSU)
This course is an introduction to the concepts of electrical and electronic controls of hydraulic system pressure, flow, direction, and pump displacement as well as equipment position, velocity, and force magnitude. Operation of on-off solenoid valves, proportional valves, and servo valves are presented. Open loop and closed loop control system concepts, various sensors, and feedback devices used in modern hydraulic control circuits are included. (CSU)
This course is designed to cover the principles of matter and the basic laws and theories of Newtonian mechanics. Various forms and uses of energy and the laws governing them are explored. (CSU)
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
This course is open to the student qualified to do advanced work in the field. The program includes research, directed reading, field work or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to industrial technology. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including internship units. For the summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to internship. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of internship program objectives and an employer internship agreement.
This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational internship in industrial technology. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge of Secretaries Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college internship instructor. (CSU)
This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of industrial technology not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.
This course is designed to introduce hand tools and measuring devices commonly used in industry. The proper and safe use of tools is stressed. Some of the measurement tools include micrometers, vernier calipers, and steel rules.
This course is designed to introduce applied mathematical principles to technical problems. The course includes aspects of arithmetic, algebra, plane geometry, measurement, and fundamentals of trigonometry. Units in this course do not count towards the associate degree.
This course is designed to introduce the principles of applied physics. The course includes theoretical and practical applications of force, work, rate, resistance, energy, power, and force transformers.