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Spring 2016 Online Classes
(January 25—May 21)

 

ACCOUNTING
ACCT 1A Financial Accounting
Teaches accounting concepts from the user's perspective. Covers the preparation, communication, use and analysis of accounting information. Emphasis on accounting theory, critical thinking, and the use of accounting information in business decision-making.
4 Units
91019
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ACCT 6 Spreadsheets for Accounting
Covers the creation, evaluation, and use of electronic spreadsheets in the accounting profession to present interest, depreciation, uncollectible accounts, financial analysis, and departmental activities. Includes spreadsheet design and management, formulas, functions, and charts.
4 Units
91022
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ACCT 16 Accounting Ethics
Analyzes the role of ethics in today's accounting profession. Studies classical ethical theory, relating those theories to the AICPA's Standards of Ethical Conduct and applying those combined theories and rules to ethical problems found in today's accounting world.
4 Units
92416
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ACCT 151A Introduction to Accounting: Bookkeeping Concepts
Covers practical accounting, terminology, and the complete accounting cycle from documentation through journals, ledgers, and financial statements for both service and merchandising companies. Designed for careers in the field of accounting as well as business owners who wish to prepare their own accounting records.
4 Units
91010
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ACCT 163 Using QuickBooks
Introduces use of QuickBooks from the accounting practitioner's perspective. Includes setting up new businesses, entering data, locating information, and analyzing financial statements for service, merchandising, and manufacturing companies.
3 Units
91014
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91015
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ANTHROPOLOGY
ANTHR 1L Biological Anthropology Lab
Presents a hands-on exploration of topics in biological anthropology. Areas investigated include human genetics, evolutionary forces, human osteology, forensic anthropology, comparative and functional skeletal anatomy, primate behavior, human fossil record, and modern human variation.
1 Unit
91062
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91071
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ANTHR 2 Introduction to Anthropology: Cultural
Presents a cross-cultural, comparative study of contemporary human behavior with emphasis on the effects of globalization on contemporary cultures. Topics investigated include cultural patterns, language, subsistence, economics, religion, kinship, values and norms, sex and gender, marriage, cultural change, and migration.
3 Units
91072
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91076
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92937
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ART—STUDIO
ART 50L Gallery Viewing Lab
Encourages students to develop skills in gallery art viewing and critical analysis, supplemented by video viewing, guest lectures, and Internet searches.
0.5 Units
91127
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91128
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91129
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ART 51L Museum Viewing Lab
Encourages students to develop skills in museum art viewing and critical analysis supplemented by docent-led tours and/or reading of exhibition material.
0.5 Units
91131
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91132
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ART HISTORY
AH 10 Appreciation/Introduction to the Visual Arts
Introduces the forms, processes and styles of the visual arts.
3 Units
91040
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91041
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AH 16 Art of India and Southeast Asia
Surveys the history of the visual arts of India and Southeast Asia, including Tibet and Nepal, from ancient to modern times.
3 Units
91046
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AH 20B Survey of Art From the Renaissance to The Present
Surveys art of the Renaissance, Baroque, 19th and 20th centuries through illustrated lectures.
3 Units
91047
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ART PHOTOGRAPHY
AP 6 Introduction to Digital Photography
Introduces basic digital photography skills: camera operation and exposure controls; Macintosh computer basics; elementary software image quality adjustment techniques; printing and digital output; composition; visual communication. Hybrid Requisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L.
2 Units
92871
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AP 35 Photography, New Media and Social Change
Examines the impact of new technologies and photography on culture, and analyzes the global social change achieved by current and historical movements in photography. Investigates how photography in new media influences current perceptions of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity and cultural identity.
3 Units
92811
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AP 45 Contemporary Trends in Photography
Examines the images of contemporary photographers worldwide to illustrate the major themes and concepts in photography from 1945 to the present. Includes visual presentations of images, discussions and gallery field trips designed to enhance the student's personal vision and promote creative visual thinking. No lab time required.
3 Units
91084
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BUSINESS
BUS 5 Business Information Systems
Introduces management information systems, systems design and development, data communications, data management, office automation, computer hardware and software concepts, and the use of information technology to compete in the business world. Software applications such as word processing (Word), financial spreadsheets (Excel) and data base systems (Access) are introduced with appropriate business applications.
4 Units
91207
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91208
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91209
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BUS 18 Business Law
Introduces the United States justice system, covering and relating criminal, civil, employment, torts and contract laws to business operations. History and nature of law, court systems, administrative agencies, crimes, cyber law, the formation and operation of contracts, corporate organization structures, ethical decisions and corporate responsibility and antitrust laws will be covered.
4 Units
91199
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91200
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91201
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BUS 20 Introduction to Business
Surveys business principles, problems, practices and procedures. Discussions of the nature of business, ownership, recruitment and training of personnel, labor-management relations, production and distribution of goods, competition, profits, transportation, finance, government, business relations and the interaction of business with society.
3 Units
91205
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BUS 50 Advertising for Small Business
Teaches advertising and promotion for small businesses, emphasizing local and regional media. Covers media planning, budgeting, and purchasing, media creation, design and layout for television, radio, newspaper, magazine, brochures, fliers, outdoor, direct mail, web, press releases, and more as marketing tools.
3 Units
91210
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BUS 88 Starting and Operating a New Small Business
Teaches skills to succeed in new ventures: legal steps, paperwork, start-up capital, demand, pricing, business feasibility, location, expenses, cash flow, marketing and business plan.
3 Units
91214
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91215
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COMMUNICATION STUDIES
COMM 6 Listening
Introduces the role of the listener in communication with discussion and activities focusing on listening habits, perception, and types of listening (including empathic, comprehensive, and critical-thinking skills).
1 Units
91398
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91399
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COMM 8 Communication Activities
Provides experience in various communication activities including observation of and participation in community and/or college groups.
3 Units
91414
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COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
CIS 33 Introduction to Internet Programmning Database–Driven Websites With PHP
Presents an introduction to Internet-related programming using primarily clientside scripting languages like JavaScript. Introduces a server-side scripting language like PHP. Covers basic programming techniques including simple data types, control structures, functions, and expressions.Topics include Web-based data collection, form verification, and Ajax.
4 Units
91334
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CIS 72 Introduction to Operating Systems
Provides an overview of computer operating systems such as UNIX/Linux, Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. Topics include operating system theory, system requirements, file system management, command line tools, network system integration, security, regular maintenance procedures, and an introduction to emergent technologies, their language and features.
4 Units
91338
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CIS 82 Introduction to Routing Technologies and Theory (Cisco CCNA 2)
Introduces routing technology, routing theory and router configuration including static routes, distance vector and link state routing theory, routing loop issues, VLSM, CIDR, and routing protocols such as RIPv1, RIPv2, EIGRP and Single Area OSPF. Second of four courses in the Cisco Networking Academy CCNA curriculum. Provides hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers, additional information on routing theory and protocols beyond that of the basic Cisco Networking Academy Semester 2 course, leading to a more detailed understanding of routing.
4 Units
91340
Course details Cisco NetSpace
CIS 90 Introduction to UNIX/Linux
Provides a technical overview of the UNIX/Linux operating system, including hands-on experience with commands, files, and tools. Topics include basic UNIX/Linux commands, files and directories, text editing, electronic mail, pipes and filters, X Windows, shell environments, and scripting. Required for students wishing to pursue the UNIX/Linux track leading to industry certification.
3 Units
91342
Course details online Online class
CIS 98 UNIX/Linux Shell Programming
Presents an introduction to shell programming in a UNIX/Linux environment, and is designed for system administrators or technical users with little or no programming background. Topics include use of a text editor, the features of the Bash shell, variables, control structures, functions, signal handling, string manipulation, file access and basic programming style.
4 Units
92784
Course details online Online class
CIS 103 Technical Support As a Profession
Teaches technical support skills for those seeking employment in the computer and information systems field. Includes training in the various means of delivering technical support and tools for gathering, organizing and disseminating technical information, and help desk organization. Prepares students to provide technical assistance and training to computer users.
4 Units
92786
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CIS 140NA Network Analysis Using Wireshark
Teaches practical network management skills using the Wireshark network analyzer. Provides a logical troubleshooting approach to capturing and analyzing data frames. Teaches to effectively troubleshoot, maintain, optimize, and monitor network traffic.
3 Units
92788
Course details mouse Online class
CIS 154 Introduction to Client/Server Relational Database Management Systems
Teaches the the use and administration of a Client/Server Relational Database Management System. Covers the installation and administration of MySQL Client/Server Relational Database Management Installation along with the design, creation and administration of enterprise databases, performance tuning, security, and disaster recovery. Additional topics include: SQL (Structured Query Language), data types, functions, normalization, and a brief introduction to server-level programming and language interfaces for developing databasedriven websites, emphasizing PHP systems.
4 Units
92790
Course details Blackboard Online class
CIS 187 Implementing IP Switching—Cisco CCNP Switch
Teaches implementation, monitoring, and maintaining switching in converged enterprise campus networks. Covers planning, configuring, and verifying the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions. Also covers the secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice, and video into campus networks.
3 Units
92792
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CIS 192AB UNIX/Linux Network Administration
Teaches building and monitoring of network infrastructures, and the installation, configuration, and protection services on Linux TCP/IP networks. Configure ARP caches, subnets, IP addresses, subnets to establish a variety of network topologies. Teaches various protocols and network utilities for troubleshooting and securing networks. Topics include the TCP/IP model, DHCP, DNS, NFS, SAMBA, FTP, HTTP, firewalls, and various WAN technologies such as PPP and Virtual Private Networks. Readies students for Linux network administration through preparation for industry certification.
4 Units
91328
Course details online Online class with required on-campus meetings
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS AND BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
CABT 31 Microsoft Word
Covers the basic, intermediate, and expert features of Microsoft Word necessary to produce complex, professional-quality business documents. Some of the class hours for this course may be scheduled as To Be Arranged (TBA). See the Schedule of Classes for the details about this course offering.
3 Units
91239
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CABT 41 Excel
Covers intermediate features of Microsoft Excel, including creating and managing spreadsheets, charts, small databases and simple pivot tables. Some of the class hours for this course may be scheduled as To Be Arranged (TBA). See the Schedule of Classes for the details about this course offering.
3 Units
92884
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COMPUTER SCIENCE
CS 19 C++ Programming
Presents an introduction to computer programming using the C++ programming language beginning with basic principles and progressing to object-oriented programs. Includes: algorithms, data types, declarations, expressions, selection, repetition, functions, recursion, libraries, arrays, classes, objects, files and streams. Prepares students for CS 19 or CS 20J.
4 Units
91422
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CS 20J Java Programming
Presents programming, documentation, and software-design methodologies using Java. Includes a brief review of control structures, methods and arrays as students rapidly progress to object-oriented programs of moderate complexity. Advanced topics include: inheritance, polymorphism, exceptions, graphics, graphical-user interfaces, files, streams, threads, and dynamic data structures. Prepares students for CS 21 and CS 24.
4 Units
91424
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CS 21 Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms
Provides an introduction to data structures, algorithms, and software engineering techniques using the C++ or Java language. Presents the development of large programs including definition, implementation, analysis, use and reuse of abstract data types and associated algorithms. Reviews and elaborates arrays, lists, queues, stacks, sets, trees, priority queues, heaps, tables, hashing, balanced trees, graphs, recursion, searching and sorting. Offered spring only.
4 Units
91425
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COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE
CG 1 College Success
Integrates personal growth, learning techniques, problem solving, critical and creative thinking to enhance academic and career success. Topics include self evaluation and assessment, goal setting, career decision making, educational planning, time and financial management, instructor-student relationships, cultural diversity, health maintenance, stress management, campus resources, learning styles and strategies, note-taking, test-taking, memory and concentration.
3 Units
91282
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CG 51 Introduction to College
Explores strategies for success, college services, university requirements, and educational alternatives, resulting in an education plan.
1 Units
92475
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92479
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CG 52 College Study Skills
Develops academic study skills including motivation, concentration, effective note-taking, textbook study methods, time management, test-taking, and test anxiety reduction.
1 Units
91288
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
CG 54 Career Planning
A two-part class involving self-analysis through discussion and tests of aptitude, interest, values and personality; investigation of the world of work.
1 Units
91290
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91294
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CRIMINAL JUSTICE
CJ 1 Introduction to Criminal Justice
Presents an analysis of the history and philosophy of the administration of justice in America; identification and interrelationship of the various subsystems; theories of crime, punishment, and rehabilitation.
3 Units
91345
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CJ 2 Criminal Law
Presents an analysis of the doctrines of criminal liability in the United States and the classification of crimes against persons, property, morals, and public welfare. Special emphasis is placed on the classifications of crime, the general elements of crime, the definitions of common and statutory law, and the nature of acceptable evidence. Utilizes case law and case studies to introduce students to criminal law.
3 Units
91359
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CJ 6 Criminal Investigation
Examines the fundamental investigative techniques of crime scene and followup investigation; the definition, categories, and handling of physical evidence as well as the investigative value of various types of evidence, identification, and lifting of fingerprints; interviewing, interrogation, and sources of information; investigating specific crimes.
4 Units
91364
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CJ 12 Contemporary Issues in the Justice System
Presents an analysis of contemporary issues that are an immediate concern to the justice system including domestic violence, gangs, drug and narcotic abuse, police review, controversial prosecutions, and voter initiatives directed at the Criminal Justice System.
3 Units
91347
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CULINARY ARTS AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
CAHM 20 Nutrition
Examines essential nutrients and how they affect our health throughout life emphasizing and evaluating current developments in nutrition
3 Units
91253
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
DANCE
DANCE 1 Dance Appreciation
Examines 20th Century dance in multiple cultural, artistic, historical and performance contexts, using lectures, video, demonstration, viewing live performances and exploration of selected dance styles.
3 Units
91428
Course details Blackboard Online class
DIGITAL MEDIA
DM 1 Introduction to Digital Media
Introduces digital media from historical and contemporary perspectives, emphasizing practicle fundamentals of design, the production process, and creative technology applications. Topics include concepts, trends, content, methods, forms, careers, and delivery of digital media for print, screen display, and interactivity.
4 Units
91470
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91473
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DM 4 Introduction to Digital Media
Introduces creation and editing of digital graphics, illustrations, and photographs for pre-press production and screen-based media.
4 Units
92595
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DM 70 Web Design Basics Using Dreamweaver
Applies Dreamweaver, WordPress and other industry standard tools and methods for responsive web design and production, including design principles of information architecture, color, layout, and typography. Students must know HTML and be able to create and edit graphics.
3 Units
92596
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
ECE 157A Administration and Supervision of Children's Programs
Presents an overview of quality programs for children, emphasizing: regulations and policy; promotion and enrollment; personnel; financial management; space and equipment; and relationships with families. Meets the requirement for three units in Program Administration for Social Services Licensing and three of the required six units for the Site Supervisor level of the California Child Development Permit Matrix.
3 Units
92457
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ECE 157B Administration and Supervision of Children's Programs
Emphasizes the leadership role of the director in the development of program and personnel evaluation procedures that reflect the goals of a program.Topics include goal-setting, team-building, assessment systems, record keeping, and cost-benefit analysis. Meets the requirements for three units in Program Administration for Social Services Licensing and three of the required six units for the Site Supervisor level of the California Child Development Permit.
3 Units
91495
Course details Canvas Online class
ECONOMICS
ECON 1A Introduction to Macroeconomics
Introduces national income accounting, banking, and Federal Reserve System, determinants of the level of unemployment and inflation, examination of economic growth and business cycles, and government economic policy.
3 Units
91519
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ECON 1B Introduction to Microeconomics
Introduces markets, demand and consumer behavior, supply and firm behavior, competition and market power, efficiency and market failure, wages and labor markets, income distribution, and government regulation of markets.
3 Units
91525
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ENGLISH
ENGL 1A College Composition
Emphasizes the expository essay and research paper; readings serve as models and topics for discussion. Students write a minimum of 6,000 words, focusing on clarity and accuracy.
3 Units
91589
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91609
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91610
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91611
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ENGL 1B Composition and Literature
Introduces literature through reading, writing, and discussion to develop critical and analytical skills; satisfies Humanities and Fine Arts requirement for UC/CSU. Students write a minimum of 6,000 words, focusing on literary interpretation and research.
3 Units
91629
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91630
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ENGL 2 Composition and Critical Thinking
Develops writing and reading skills for logical reasoning and argumentation; satisfies the IGETC & CSU critical thinking requirements. Students write a minimum of 6,000 words.
3 Units
91637
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91645
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91646
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91649
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91652
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91653
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ENGL 100 Elements of Writing
Develops skills in writing a variety of academic and professional documents, including personal narratives, analytical essays, reports, and persuasive prose; students read and discuss prose models, complete timed writings, and prepare portfolios of written work. Students write, revise, and edit a minimum of 6,000 words.
3 Units
91532
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91544
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ENGL 100L Writing Laboratory
Practice and study of grammar, sentence structure, punctuation and style in student writing; students meet weekly in a small workshop.
1 Unit
91546
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91561
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91571
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92757
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ENGL 153 Spelling Lab
Provides individualized instruction on spelling patterns and rules.
1 Unit
92606
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
ESL 204R Advanced Reading and Vocabulary
Prepares ESL students for mainstream college classes by reviewing a variety of reading skills, strategies, and topics from different academic disciplines, stories or a novel for literacy appreciation.
4 Units
92905
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FINANCE
FIN 4 Money Management
Teaches the financial planning process of money management including budgeting, credit and debt analysis, investments options (stocks, bonds, and mutual funds), acquiring real estate, and retirement planning.
4 Units
91723
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FIN 10 Introduction to Investments
Surveys of investment management and investment alternatives with particular emphasis on the equity markets including analysis of investment goals, the relationship of risk to rewards, internal and external factors affecting market prices, choosing among investment alternatives, and the time value of money. Involves the use of computers and internet-based research.
4 Units
91722
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FIRE TECHNOLOGY
FT 1 Fire Protection Organization
Examines fundamentals of fire department organization, management, and resources, emphasizing the use of those resources to control various emergencies.
3 Units
91727
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FT 2 Fire Prevention Technology
Explores the organization and function of fire prevention, including inspections; surveying and mapping procedures; recognition of fire and life hazards; and public education aspects of fire prevention.
3 Units
91742
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GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 1 Physical Geography
Studies Earth's dynamic physical systems and processes, including Earth-sun geometry, weather, climate, water, landforms, soil and the biosphere. Emphasizes interrelationships between human and environmental systems.
3 Units
91748
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
GEOG 2 Cultural Geography
Introduces the cultural geographic landscape including the origin and current distribution of human populations, their languages, religions, political and economic systems and environmental impacts.
3 Units
91751
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
HEALTH SCIENCE
HS 10 Personal Health
Explores individual health with emphasis on disease prevention and body wellness including physical and mental health, nutrition, stress, human sexuality, infectious diseases, drug use, and alternative medicine. May satisfy basic California teaching credential requirements in health education.
3 Units
91798
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91801
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91802
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91803
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HISTORY
HIST 2A World History to 1500
Focuses on major regions of the world, (Asia, Africa, Europe, North and South America), and their interactions until the year 1500, emphasizing belief systems, environmental transformations, issues of family and gender, as well as political and economic organization. Critical, analytical written work is the primary means of evaluation.
3 Units
91778
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
HIST 17A United States History to 1865
Surveys American history, tracing the development of American ideals and institutions from the precolonial and colonial periods through the American Revolution, the establishment of the Constitution, early national and antebellum eras, and the Civil War.
3 Units
91764
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
HIST 17B United States History Since 1865
Surveys the political, economic, social, and diplomatic developments of the United States from the Reconstruction period to the present 21st Century era of Globalization. Emphasis is placed on the historical backgrounds of contemporary American policies and problems. Critical, analytical written work is the primary means of evaluation.
3 Units
91769
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
91772
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
KINESIOLOGY
KIN 13 First Aid: Responding to Emergencies
Details the theory and demonstration of first aid care of the injured with certification in American Red Cross "Responding to Emergencies and Community CPR."
3 Units
91835
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
92763
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
LIBRARY SCIENCE
LIBR 10 Information Research
Teaches information literacy and research concepts, skills, and techniques. Covers online catalogs, full text databases, and Internet sites as well as library books and materials. Synthesizes and applies evaluation techniques to select quality information sources from a variety of resources for the construction of works cited lists
1 Unit
91945
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91948
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91949
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91955
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MATHEMATICS
MATH 12 Elementary Statistics
Presents the use of probability techniques, hypothesis testing, and predictive techniques to facilitate decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics; probability and sampling distributions; statistical inference; correlation and linear regression; analysis of variance; chi-square and t-tests; and application of technology for statistical analysis including the interpretation of the relevance of statistical findings.
5 Units
91999
Course details Blackboard Online class with required on-campus meetings
MATH 18 Business Calculus
Presents the techniques of calculus with emphasis placed on the application of these concepts to business and management-related problems. The applications of derivatives and integrals of functions including polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions are studied.
4 Units
92066
Course details Blackboard Online class with required on-campus meetings
MATH 152 Intermediate Algebra
Continues development of algebra skills acquired in elementary algebra, which include the system of real numbers, polynomials, algebraic equations (linear, systems of linear, quadratic, and applications). The characteristics and properties of linear and quadratic functions are studied in detail, with an introduction to negative exponents, systems of linear equations in three variables, complex rational expressions, complex numbers, inverse, exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, and non-linear systems. Problem-solving skills are developed to encourage students to use their basic knowledge of algebra to explore problems.
5 Units
92024
Course details Blackboard Online class with required on-campus meetings
MATH 154 Elementary Algebra
Presents a systematic development of numbers, polynomials and polynomial fractions, along with applications to the solution of linear equations, graphing of and solutions for systems of linear equations, quadratic equations and an introduction to exponents and radicals.
5 Units
92045
Course details Blackboard Online class with required on-campus meetings
MATH 254CM Essential Mathematics - Computer Mediated
Presents topics in an accelerated format using computer software, assisted by the instructor, and covers whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, signed numbers, equations, statistics, proportions, and geometry.
2 Units
92085
Course details Blackboard Online class with required on-campus meetings
MEDICAL ASSISTING
MA 189 Electronic Health Records
Teaches the use of electronic health records documenting patient encounter from scheduling to recording medical information.
1.5 Units
91991
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
Staff
METEOROLOGY
METEO 1 Elementary Meteorology
Explores the composition, structure and motion of the atmosphere including: weather systems, clouds and precipitation, radiation, upper atmosphereic phenomena, microclimates, meteorological instruments, and observations.
3 Units
92121
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MUSIC
MUS 6 Fundamentals of Music
Introduces common practice musical notation through musical reading of key signatures, intervals, triads and progression.
3 Units
92197
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MUS 10 Music Appreciation
Studies Western Classical music literature from the Middle Ages to the present, developing the understanding and enjoyment of music and its ability to communicate ideas and emotion. Concert attendance required.
3 Units
92124
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MUS 12 World Music
Surveys the traditional music cultures of Asia, Africa, Europe, Native America and Latin America. Emphasis is on the evolution and performance practices of musical styles and the relationship between a culture's music and its religious, political, and social structure.
3 Units
92128
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MUS 13A Survey of American Popular Music
Surveys American popular music as represented by pop, rock, jazz, classical, country western, theatre music, regional and traditional folk music and their cross cultural and world music influences.
3 Units
92131
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MUS 77 Correlation of the Arts
Studies similarities and differences in creativity, aesthetics, and style of the visual arts, music, and theatre arts through literature, analysis and performance, developing an awareness and understanding of art in our culture.
3 Units
92203
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NURSING
N 17 Pharmacology A
Introduces basic pharmacologic principles of nursing care for adults with common health issues.
0.5 Units
92211
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N 27 Pharmacology B
Advances theoretical and applied knowledge of drug therapy for patient care.
0.5 Units
92213
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OCEANOGRAPHY
OCEAN 10 Introduction to Oceanography
Introduces some of the more important phenomena in oceanography: geological, chemical, physical and biological relationships.
4 Units
92215
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus meetings
POLITICAL SCIENCE
PS 1 Introduction to Government
Surveys the origins and development of the U.S. political system. Topics include basic concepts from political philosophy, constitutional law, institutions of the federal government (Congress, Presidency, Courts) political parties and elections, federalism, public opinion, the media, interest groups, civil liberties and rights, and California politics. Contemporary issues will be presented from a variety of viewpoints. (Satisfies the state requirement for American institutions and California government.) Critical analytical written work is the primary means of evaluating student performance in this course.
3 Units
92250
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
92254
Course details Canvas Online class with required on-campus orientation
PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCH 1 General Psychology
Explores major theories and concepts, methods, and research findings in psychology. Topics include the biological bases of behavior, perception, cognition and consciousness, learning, memory, emotion, motivation, development, personality, social psychology, psychological disorders and therapeutic approaches, and applied psychology.
3 Units
92270
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92274
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READING
READ 52 Speed and Comprehension
Improves both reading speed and comprehension through practical strategies including timed readings, vocabulary development, and eye-movement exercises.
2 Units
92310
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SOCIOLOGY
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology: Understanding Society
Introduces core principles in the scientific study of the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Examines the ways in which forms of social structure (such as groups, organizations, communities), social categories (such as class, gender, sexuality, race/ethnicity), along with various social institutions (such as family, economy, and politics), affect human experiences, perceptions, and behaviors.
3 Units
92326
Course details Canvas Online class
SOC 2 Contemporary Social Problems
Examines the social, economic, and political definitions, causes, and consequences of major social problems. Evaluates proposed solutions to social problems and methods of intervention. Topics include systemic inequalities along socioeconomic, racial/ethnic, and gender lines and problems in major areas of social life including families, schools, health, and law.
3 Units
92334
Course details Canvas Online class
THEATRE ARTS
TA 9 Appreciation of Theatre Arts
Covers the historical, literary, technical and performance aspects of theatre, film, TV and performance art from earliest time to the present.
3 Units
92400
Course details Canvas Online class
TA 31 Introduction to Design in the Theatre
Presents a wide exploration of design for the theatre including projects in set, costume, lighting, and sound design.
3 Units
92806
Course details Canvas Online class

 

 

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