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Accounting
Administration of Justice
Aeronautics
American Sign Language
Anthropology
Arabic (SBVC)
Architecture and Environmental Design
Art
Astronomy
Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Interiors
Automotive Technology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development
Chinese - Mandarin
Communication Studies (Speech)
Computer Information Technology
Computer Science
Corrections
Culinary Arts
Dance
Economics
Electricity
Electronics
Engineering
English
English As a Second Language
Film, Television, & Elec Media
Foods and Nutrition
French
Geographic Information Systems
Geography
Geology
Health
Heating, Vent, AC, and Refrig
Heavy/Medium Duty Truck
History
Hospitality Management
Human Services
Inspection Technology
Kinesiology
Kinesiology (Adapted)
Kinesiology (Athletics)
Kinesiology (Fitness, SBVC)
Kinesiology (Team)
Library Technology
Machinist Technology
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Oceanography
OSHA
Pharmacy Technology
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychiatric Technology
Psychology
Reading and Study Skills
Real Estate
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Sociology
Spanish
Student Development
Technical Calculations
Theatre Arts
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Water Supply Technology
Welding Technology
Work Experience

Course Descriptions


ACCOUNTING

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ACCT 010

3 UNITS

BOOKKEEPING

This is an introductory course for students interested in the accounting field. Emphasis is on the development of skills used to record business transactions, to prepare financial statements, and complete an accounting cycle. The course is designed for occupational students and for those who wish preparatory training before entering ACCT 200.


ACCT 030

4 UNITS

FEDERAL AND STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXATION

This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of federal and state individual income taxation. Actual tax forms are studied. Comprehensive individual tax returns are prepared.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


ACCT 047

3 UNITS

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING

This course provides a comprehensive overview of accounting software. It also includes the use of spreadsheet software to find the solutions to accounting problems.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


ACCT 090

3 UNITS

PAYROLL ACCOUNTING

This course is designed to introduce various types of employee compensations and the current federal and state payroll taxes system. Various types of payroll taxes forms are discussed and prepared.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


ACCT 200

4 UNITS

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H and MATH 095 or MATH 096.

This course offers an introduction to accounting information as an aid to decision-making for external users of financial statements. Students learn to measure and record accounting data, prepare financial statements and analyze published financial accounting information.


ACCT 201

4 UNITS

MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

PREREQUISITE: ACCT 200.

This course studies the use of accounting information in decision-making, planning, directing operations and controlling. It focuses on cost terms and concepts, cost behavior, cost structure and cost-volume-profit analysis.


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

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ADJUS 101

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

This course is an introduction to the philosophy and history of the criminal justice system, including the roles and functions of the local, state and federal jurisdictions.


ADJUS 102

3 UNITS

PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course provides an examination and analysis of due process in criminal proceedings, from pre-arrest through trial and appeal, utilizing statutory, state and constitutional precedents.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


ADJUS 103

3 UNITS

CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW

This course is an introduction to common law, legal concepts, codes and their history, and the philosophy and development of U.S. criminal law.


ADJUS 104

3 UNITS

LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE

This course examines the origin, development, philosophy, and constitutional basis of the use of evidence.


ADJUS 105

3 UNITS

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

This course examines the complex and dynamic relationship between communities and the justice system serving a multicultural population.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ADJUS 106

3 UNITS

PRINCIPLES OF INVESTIGATION

This course covers the principles of various types of investigations utilized in the criminal justice system, including concepts of investigation, and the analysis, evaluation, preservation and documentation of evidence.


ADJUS 107

3 UNITS

CONCEPTS OF ENFORCEMENT SERVICES

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course examines the theories, philosophies, and concepts related to the role expectations of line enforcement officers. The emphasis is focused on patrol, traffic and public service responsibilities and their relationships to the administration of justice.


ADJUS 108

3 UNITS

JUVENILE PROCEDURES

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course explores the theories that focuses on juvenile law, courts and processes, and the constitutional protections extended to juveniles administered by the American Justice System.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


AERONAUTICS

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AERO 021

3.00 UNITS

AVIATION FUNDAMENTALS

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of aeronautics, aircraft structure and operations including space, rocketry and aeronautical occupations.


AERO 025

2.00 UNITS

FLIGHT SAFETY

This course is an in-depth study of flight safety including organizations contributing to flight safety, emergency procedures, medical and human factors, crash investigation and liability.


AERO 026

3.00 UNITS

AIRFRAME STRUCTURES

This course is designed to familiarize the student with design and construction, principles of aerodynamics and flight and aircraft systems and components.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AERO 034

3.00 UNITS

CIVIL AVIATION MANAGEMENT AND LAWS

This course covers the history of civil aviation in the United States including: federal legislation on civil aviation, international treaties and agreements relevant to civil aviation, and regulations pertaining to the management of airports and the different categories of airplane companies.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AERO 040

4.00 UNITS

INSTRUMENT GROUND SCHOOL

This course examines the fundamentals of instrument flight in the Air Traffic Control (ATC) system and factors that can affect the operation including aerodynamics, navigation, flight planning, and communication. The subject matter is reinforced by flying various procedures in flight simulators. This course can be used as a method to meet the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements for the ground instruction portion of a Biennial Flight Review (BFR) as specified in Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) 61.56.


AERO 046

3.00 UNITS

AVIATION WEATHER

This course covers the aspects of weather as they relate to aircraft operation and flight safety. Includes basic and hazardous weather and interpretation of weather reports, forecast, charts, and maps.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AERO 621

0 UNITS

AVIATION FUNDAMENTALS

This noncredit course is an introduction to the basic principles of aeronautics, aircraft structure and operations including space, rocketry and aeronautical occupations.


AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

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ASL 109

4.00 UNITS

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I

Students develop communication skills in American Sign Language including the alphabet, basic vocabulary and grammar of ASL. Both receptive and expressive abilities are emphasized. Students review the characteristics of the deaf community and culture.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ASL 110

4.00 UNITS

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II

The course is second in a series of four ASL courses designed for the student to develop proficiency in ASL usage. Students continue to develop basic conversational skills with emphasis on expanding vocabulary and comprehension/production skills. There are four basic categories: cultural awareness, grammatical features, vocabulary development, and conversational skills.


ASL 111

4.00 UNITS

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III

Students continue to develop conversational skills in American Sign Language and expand their vocabulary and grammar of ASL. Students review primary issues in deaf culture and strengthen their understanding of deaf awareness. Emphasis is on idiomatic constructions as well as comprehension and production skills.


ASL 112

4.00 UNITS

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE IV

PREREQUISITE: ASL 111.

This course is designed to help students acquire communicative competency in American Sign Language, both comprehension and production skills within the contexts of literature and story telling. Emphasis is on cultural awareness, grammatical features, vocabulary development, and conversational skills.


ANTHROPOLOGY

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ANTHRO 100

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course introduces archaeology, its methods and contributions, in an anthropological context. Interested in the material record of the human past, topics in this course include cultural resource management, seriation, interpretation of finds, and selected case studies.


ANTHRO 102

3 UNITS

CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
( FORMERLY ANTHRO-102H )

This course is an introduction to the anthropological study of human diversity and culture. Cultural anthropologists study human organization, expression, subsistence, communication, belief, and identity, in relation to social inequalities and culture change.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ANTHRO 106

3 UNITS

BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

This course introduces concepts and methods used to study the human species in a scientific, evolutionary framework. Topics covered include evolutionary theory, genetics, the fossil record of human ancestors, comparative primatology, human variation, and interactions between biology and culture.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ANTHRO 109

3 UNITS

VISUAL CULTURE AND ART

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course explores approaches to visual culture and art in the discipline of anthropology. Included in the course is a survey of diverse visual and artistic practices, study of the relations between power and sight, and introduction to the methods of visual anthropology.


ANTHRO 110

3 UNITS

MAGIC, WITCHCRAFT, AND RELIGION

This course introduces the study of beliefs and practices, past and present, associated with magic, witchcraft, and religion. Topics examined include ritual, symbolism, altered states of consciousness, and healing, as well as syncretism, change, and the social roles of these beliefs and practices. This course is also offered as RELIG 110.


ANTHRO 125

3.00 UNITS

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

This course provides a foundation for the study of language from an anthropological perspective. Topics studied fall into two main categories: the structure of language and the use of language in cultural contexts. Topics include language ideologies, speech communities, and the relation between culture and language.


ARABIC (SBVC)

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ARAB 101

5.00 UNITS

COLLEGE ARABIC I

This course includes the study of essentials of pronunciation including the Arabic alphabet, symbols and sounds, vocabulary, idioms, and grammatical structures along with an introduction to the key social issues and culture of Arabic-speaking people. This course corresponds to two years of high school study.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ARAB 102

5.00 UNITS

COLLEGE ARABIC II

PREREQUISITE: ARAB 101.

In this course students continue to develop the ability to converse, read and write in Arabic. The course includes the study of essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms, and grammatical structures along with an introduction to the key social issues and culture of Arabic speaking people.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

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ARCH 015

2.00 UNITS

SURVEY OF DESIGN AND DRAFTING SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

This course is an introduction to the theories and principles of industry-related software applications in the design and drafting fields. Topics of the course include dimensional graphics, three-dimensional modeling, and electronic mapping applications. Principal software applications will be explored as they relate to the fields of architecture, design, manufacturing, construction, and urban planning.


ARCH 110

2.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE

This course explores the professional and academic path of the architect and aspects of the architect's relation to allied professions. Lectures will include licensing, academic options and pathways, history of the profession, practice, design theory, structures, and personal goal setting. Guest speakers and an office visit will provide students a firsthand opportunity to observe multiple aspects of the profession.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ARCH 111

2.00 UNITS

SKETCHING AND DESIGN VISUALIZATION

This introductory course in architectural visualization and drawing techniques will focus on how to communicate three-dimensional designs in a two-dimensional medium. Sketching and hand drafting and sketch-up media will be used in developing skills.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ARCH 112

4.00 UNITS

ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

This beginning architectural design course includes the perceptual and physical study of two and three-dimensional design theories, principles and compositional techniques used in the creation and manipulation of architectural form, space and light. (Formerly ARCH 100)


ARCH 113

4.00 UNITS

ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN COMMUNICATION

This is an advanced studio course that builds on a basic understanding of design communication, strengthening complexity and design intention in two and three-dimensional design and three-dimensional visualization techniques, including freehand sketching, graphic conventions, modeling, shade/shadow, color rendering, graphic presentations, and a magazine page project based presentation. (Formerly ARCH 101)


ARCH 130

2.00 UNITS

COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN (CAD) DRAFTING

This course introduces Computer-Aided Design (CAD) as used to produce two-dimensional architectural drawings. PCs with AutoCAD will be used and instruction will focus on using a computer to draw a simple project, including the following drawing types: floor plan, site plan, elevation, and enlarged section/details. Students should have basic knowledge of computer operation and file management.


ARCH 131

2.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM)

This course introduces Building Information Modeling (BIM) as used to produce a three-dimensional architectural model with detailed construction information. PCs with Autodesk Revit will be used and instruction will focus on computer modeling a simple project and extracting construction documentation. Students should have basic knowledge of computer operation and file management.


ARCH 133

2.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO 3D MODELING AND DESIGN

This course introduces 3-D Modeling for design visualization using Rhino software. Hands-on instruction will focus on digitally modeling designs with rectilinear and non-rectilinear geometry, including preparing files for fabrication and presentation. Students should have basic knowledge of computers and file management.


ARCH 145

3 UNITS

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE: EARLY DESIGN THROUGH GOTHIC
( FORMERLY ARCH-145H )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is a survey of Western architectural history from the early Egyptians through the Gothic period, including a comparative study of architecture and architects with emphasis on the people, locations, structures, materials, and methods of construction and additional influences on the built environment.


ARCH 146

3 UNITS

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE: RENAISSANCE THROUGH MODERN
( FORMERLY ARCH-146H )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This is a survey course that covers the indigenous architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas and the Western architectural history Renaissance period to modern times. This course includes a comparative study of architecture and architects with an emphasis on people, locations, structures, materials, and methods of construction.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ARCH 231

2.00 UNITS

ADVANCED BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM)

This course introduces Building Information Modeling (BIM) as used to produce a 3-dimensional architectural model with detailed construction information. PCs with Autodesk Revit will be used and instruction will focus on computer modeling a simple project and extracting construction documentation. Students should have basic knowledge of computer operation and file management as well as construction.


ARCH 233

2.00 UNITS

ADVANCED 3D MODELING AND DESIGN

This course introduces fundamental skills of coding and 3-D computational design using Rhino software with additional plug-ins. Hands-on instruction will focus on parametrically modeling and testing design variations with rectilinear and non-rectilinear geometry, including preparing files for fabrication and presentation.


ART

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ART 098

1.00 UNITS

ART WORK EXPERIENCE

Supervised training, in the form of on the job employment that will enhance the student's knowledge in the selected field of study. The student's major and job must match. For paid work, 75 hours = 1 unit; for volunteer work, 60 hours = 1 unit. Students may earn a total of 16 units toward graduation in Work Experience 098 courses. See department for specific guidelines.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


ART 100

3 UNITS

ART HISTORY: THE STONE AGE TO THE MIDDLE AGES

The course is a survey of western art from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages. The course provides an overview of the art and architecture of the following periods: the Stone Age, Ancient Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, the Greek and Roman Empires, the Etruscans, the Byzantine Empire, the Medieval periods in Europe, Romanesque, and Gothic.


ART 102

3.00 UNITS

ART HISTORY: RENAISSANCE TO PRESENT
( FORMERLY ART-102H )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

The course is a survey of western art from the Renaissance through the 21st Century. Topics covered include 15th and 16th century Italian art; Renaissance and Baroque art; the Rococo movement; Romanticism; Realism; Impressionism; Cubism; Surrealism and other styles of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 102H

3.00 UNITS

ART HISTORY: RENAISSANCE TO PRESENT - HONORS

The course is a survey of western art from the Renaissance through the 21st Century. Topics covered include 15th and 16th century Italian art; Renaissance and Baroque art; the Rococo movement; Romanticism; Realism; Impressionism; Cubism; Surrealism and other styles of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program, but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.


ART 103

3.00 UNITS

ART APPRECIATION

This course is an introduction to two- and three- dimensional art from a multicultural perspective. Art in a historical and worldwide context, the function of art in society, art processes, and visual vocabulary are examined.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


ART 105

3.00 UNITS

HISTORY OF MODERN ART

This course is a survey of the major stylistic movements, ideologies, and artists that comprise the Modern period in art from the 19th century through the 20th century. Traditional art forms and newer media are discussed, especially in relation to technological, cultural, political, racial and social histories.


ART 107

3.00 UNITS

ART HISTORY: AFRICA, OCEANIA AND THE AMERICAS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

The course provides a survey of art from Africa, Oceania and the Americas. This includes an examination of the religious and social factors influencing art, artifacts, and architecture.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 108

3.00 UNITS

ART OF MEXICO AND MESOAMERICA

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

The course is a survey of Mexican and Mesoamerican art from Precolumbian times through the 21st century.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 120

3.00 UNITS

TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

The course is an introduction to basic principles, components, and terminology of two-dimensional design common in the visual arts. Course topics include the principles of design, elements of design, color theory, and an exploration of the creative process.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 121

3.00 UNITS

THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN

This course is a study in the elements and principles of three-dimensional design. The focus is on concepts and their application with regards to spatial relationships and composition.


ART 124A

3.00 UNITS

BEGINNING DRAWING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

The course is a progressive study of form, space, and concept employing a wide range of subject matter and traditional drawing media. Instruction focuses on perceptually based drawing, observational abilities and creative responses to traditional drawing materials and subject matter. Topics include the theory and analysis of perspective in two- and three-dimensional composition such as the various means of representing three-dimensional forms in space through aerial and linear perspective.


ART 124B

3.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE DRAWING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is a review of essential concepts of drawing and the development of intermediate-level drawing skills.The focus of instruction will be on the development of an individual thematic approach to drawing and study of complex subject matter, advanced compositional concerns, advanced color theory, traditional and experimental drawing media and surfaces.


ART 124C

3.00 UNITS

ADVANCED DRAWING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This class focuses on how to develop an original body of drawings in various subjects, media, and surfaces that reflects the knowledge of advanced drawing techniques with a focus on preparing their portfolio for upper division courses at the university and college level and display in the gallery environment. Typical subjects covered in this class will include developing a body of original artwork that expresses the students personal style, portfolio development for upper division coursework, gallery preparation, presentation of finished artwork with appropriate matting and framing, and writing a formal artist statement.


ART 126A

3.00 UNITS

BEGINNING PAINTING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

The course is a progressive study of the fundamentals of painting and painting materials including techniques of composition, color theory, brushwork, and technique, as well as creative responses to materials and subject matter. Topics include the appropriate use of traditional color theory with artistic brush application on prepared surfaces.


ART 126B

3.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE PAINTING

PREREQUISITE: ART 126A.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is a review of essential concepts and skills of painting and the development of intermediate-level painting skills. Development of original concepts for painting and the study of complex subject matter, advanced compositional concerns, using alternative and experimental surfaces and media.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 126C

3.00 UNITS

ADVANCED PAINTING

PREREQUISITE: ART 126B.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course will focus on the development of an original body of paintings in various subjects, media and surfaces that reflects the student's knowledge of advanced painting techniques with an emphasis on preparing their artwork for upper division courses at the university and college level and display in the gallery environment.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 132A

3.00 UNITS

BEGINNING LIFE DRAWING

The course is an introduction to drawing the human figure and anatomy from observation using a wide variety of drawing media and techniques. Topics include an introduction to human anatomy, contour, proportions, gesture, and the historical and contemporary roles of figure drawing in the visual arts. Students in this course will learn both descriptive and interpretive approaches to drawing the figure. Drawings are based on a live nude model.


ART 132B

3.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE LIFE DRAWING

This course is a review of essential concepts of figure drawing and development of intermediate-level figure drawing skills with an emphasis on accurate analysis of anatomy, essential structure and further use of traditional and non-traditional drawing materials and surfaces. The student will develop a portfolio of completed figure drawings with an emphasis on the study of advanced compositional concerns. Drawings are based on a live nude model.


ART 132C

3.00 UNITS

ADVANCED LIFE DRAWING

This course is a continuation of Art 132B. In this class students will develop an original body of life drawing in various media and surfaces that reflects their knowledge of advanced life drawing techniques with a focus on preparing their portfolio for upper division courses at the university and college level and display in the gallery environment. Typical subjects covered in this class will include developing a body of original artwork that expresses the students personal style, portfolio development for upper division coursework, gallery preparation, presentation of finished artwork with appropriate matting and framing, and writing a formal artist statement. Drawings are based on a live nude model.


ART 145

3.00 UNITS

FUNDAMENTALS OF GRAPHIC DESIGN

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course focuses on visual communication, the design process, and creative problem solving in a digital environment.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 148

3.00 UNITS

BEGINNING COMPUTER GRAPHIC DESIGN

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is a survey of the major stylistic movements, ideologies, and artists that comprise the Modern period in art from the 19th century through the 20th century. Traditional art forms and newer media are discussed, especially in relation to technological, cultural, political, racial and social histories.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 149

3.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER GRAPHIC DESIGN

PREREQUISITE: ART 148.

This intermediate level course examines the role and application of computer graphics in visual communication, with an emphasis on more complex computer skills and design problems. Career goals are explored and students develop portfolios in digital and print formats.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 161

3.00 UNITS

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This introductory course focuses on photography as a creative medium. Emphasis in the course is on the creative skills required to make effective images using digital cameras and computer software. Students will supply their own camera.


ART 180

3.00 UNITS

BEGINNING 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION

This course focuses on beginning techniques in 3D animation. Students are introduced to 3D design, rendering, key frame animation, and lighting.


ART 185

3.00 UNITS

BEGINNING WEBSITE DESIGN

This course focuses on the elements of website production, including eXtensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). The course emphasizes preparing web content and designing website layouts in Adobe DreamWeaver.


ART 186

3.00 UNITS

INTERACTIVE WEB DESIGN

This course focuses on designing and creating websites for multiple screen devices while highlighting the user experience. Emphasis is on design concepts, as well as an understanding of structure, web media impact and social media marketing.


ART 212A

3.00 UNITS

BEGINNING CERAMICS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is an introduction to ceramics materials, concepts, and processes including basic design principles, creative development, hand-building, throwing, glaze techniques, firing and ceramic terminology. The course covers aesthetics and creative development of clay objects examining historical, contemporary, and personal modes of expression across cultures.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ART 270A

3.00 UNITS

BEGINNING DESIGN IN GLASS

This course is a study of beginning glass-working techniques. Topics include kiln-fired glass, stain glass, three dimensional glass casting and basic glass bead making.


ASTRONOMY

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ASTRON 120

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY

This is an introduction to astronomy, the ultimate adventure. Our very big universe can be described by a small set of knowable rules through a logical method called science, where the excitement of an evolving and sometimes violent universe of stars and galaxies is explored. Topics include the night sky, the solar system, galaxies, and the origin of the universe.


ASTRON 125

1.00 UNITS

ASTRONOMY LABORATORY

This course is the companion course to ASTRON 120 Introduction to Astronomy. Laboratory work provides a hands-on enrichment and deeper understanding of topics discussed in the astronomy lecture.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION REPAIR

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ACR 020

6.00 UNITS

NON-STRUCTURAL BODY REPAIR

This course covers theory and practical experience in automotive collision damage repair and shop safety with a focus on automotive construction, regulations, oxyacetylene and MIG welding, surface preparation, basic spray painting, and detailing. This course may be used in preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) National Test B-3. (Formerly AUTO 020)


ACR 022

6.00 UNITS

NON-STRUCTURAL COLLISION REPAIR AND ESTIMATING

This course covers theory and practical experience in automotive collision damage repair and shop safety with a focus on laws and regulations, refinishing techniques, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding and steering, suspension and vehicle alignment, damage analysis and estimating, and Hybrid and electric vehicle safety procedures. This course may be used in preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) National B3 Test. (Formerly AUTO 022)


ACR 024

6.00 UNITS

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DAMAGE REPAIR

This course covers theory and practical experience in auto collision repair and shop safety, with a focus on Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding, panel replacement, theory and practical experience in minor uni-body frame measuring and repair, basic hybrid body repair, and hybrid and electric vehicle safety procedures. This course may be used in preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) National B4 Test. (Formerly AUTO 024)


ACR 026

6.00 UNITS

AUTO COLLISION REFINISHING

This course covers theory and practical experience in automotive collision repair and refinishing; shop safety practices, personal safety and health protection; single-, two-, and three-stage refinishing systems; spot repairing/blending; polishing; and detailing. This course may be used in preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) National Test B2. (Formerly AUTO 026)


ACR 030

5.00 UNITS

MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE COLLISION SPECIALIST

This course is an intense overview of the mechanical aspects of a vehicle as it pertains to Collision industry. Subjects covered are A/C, Electrical, SRS (Safety Restraint Systems), front end geometry and hybrid and electrical safety. (Formerly AUTO 030)


AUTOMOTIVE INTERIORS

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AUTOIN 010

4.00 UNITS

BASIC AUTO UPHOLSTERY

This course offers students basic theory and practical experience in creating custom automotive interiors. Safe work practices and the use of tools to develop, cut, sew and fit are emphasized.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AUTOIN 012

4.00 UNITS

ADVANCED CUSTOM AUTO INTERIORS

This course offers advanced level instruction on theory and practical experience in creating custom automotive interiors. Safe work practices and the use of tools to design, cut, sew and fit complex interiors are emphasized.


AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

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AUTO 010

4.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO HYBRID AND ELECTRIC VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY

This course explores the use of hybrid and electric battery power for vehicle transportation. Topics will include safety when using high voltage, maintenance, drivability, inverter, AC/DC power transfer and battery technology.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AUTO 020

6.00 UNITS

NON-STRUCTURAL BODY REPAIR

This course covers theory and practical experience in automotive collision damage repair and shop safety with a focus on automotive construction, regulations, oxyacetylene and MIG welding, surface preparation, basic spray painting, and detailing. This course may be used in preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) National Test B-3.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AUTO 022

6.00 UNITS

NON-STRUCTURAL COLLISION REPAIR

This course covers theory and practical experience in automotive collision damage repair and shop safety with a focus on laws and regulations, refinishing techniques, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding and steering, suspension and vehicle alignment, and Hybrid and electric vehicle safety procedures. This course may be used in preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) National B3 Test.


AUTO 024

6.00 UNITS

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DAMAGE REPAIR
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS ACR-024 )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: AUTOST 010 and AUTO 022.

This course covers theory and practical experience in auto collision repair and shop safety, with a focus on Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding, panel replacement, theory and practical experience in minor uni-body frame measuring and repair, basic hybrid body repair, and hybrid and electric vehicle safety procedures. This course may be used in preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) National B4 Test.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AUTO 026

6.00 UNITS

AUTO COLLISION REFINISHING
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS ACR-026 )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: AUTOST 010 and AUTO 022.

This course covers theory and practical experience in automotive collision repair and refinishing; shop safety practices, personal safety and health protection; single- two-, and three-stage refinishing systems; spot repairing/blending; polishing; and detailing. This course may be used in preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) National Test B2.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AUTO 030

5.00 UNITS

MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE COLLISION SPECIALIST
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS ACR-030 )

This course is an intense overview of the mechanical aspects of a vehicle as it pertains to Collision industry. Subjects covered are A/C, Electrical, SRS (Safety Restraint Systems), front end geometry and hybrid and electrical safety.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AUTO 050

4.00 UNITS

AUTOMOTIVE BRAKES

This course is designed to introduce students to the needed introductory skills and knowledge to perform automotive brake repairs. This course may be used in preparation for the ASE National Test A-5.


AUTO 052

4.00 UNITS

AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION AND STEERING

This course covers theory and practical work in the repair of suspension systems and wheel alignment. Topics include safety, rebuilding, replacing, troubleshooting, and alignment procedures. This course may be used in preparation for the ASE National Test A-4.


AUTO 056

4.00 UNITS

AUTOMOTIVE HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

This course is an in-depth study of the design and operation of domestic and import vehicle air conditioning and heating systems.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AUTO 064

4.00 UNITS

AUTO/TRUCK ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

This course covers basic electrical theory, use of meters, test equipment, wiring diagrams, diagnosis and repair/replacement of major electrical components of automobiles and trucks.


AUTO 065

5.00 UNITS

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR

This course provides students with the knowledge necessary to diagnose and repair automotive electrical malfunctions. Topics include lighting systems, electrical instruments and accessories, electrical door components, air bags, wiring diagrams, and alarm systems.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AUTO 075

4.00 UNITS

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS REAR WHEEL DRIVE

This course covers theory and practical work on rear wheel drive automatic transmissions in automobile and light truck applications. The course offers training to prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A2 certification test.


AUTO 076

4.00 UNITS

AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES FRONT WHEEL DRIVE

This course covers theory and practical work on front wheel drive automatic transaxles in automobile applications. The course offers training to prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A2 certification test.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


AUTO 077

4.00 UNITS

MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES

This course covers theory and practical work on front wheel drive manual transaxles and rear wheel drive manual transmissions in automobile and light truck applications including transfer cases, axle assemblies, and clutches.


AUTO 084

4.00 UNITS

GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

This course covers general theory, principles, and service procedures relating to an introduction to automotive systems and maintenance with emphasis on component identification, basic functions, minor maintenance, and service.


AUTO 090

6.00 UNITS

ENGINE REPAIR

This course covers theory and practical work in the repair and rebuilding of automotive engines. This course may be used in preparation for the ASE National Test A-1.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


BIOLOGY

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BIOL 100

4.00 UNITS

GENERAL BIOLOGY

This is an introductory course for non-majors emphasizing the scientific method in investigating the origins, physiology, ecological roles, and comparative characteristics of living organisms.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


BIOL 104

3 UNITS

HUMAN ECOLOGY

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

The course presents the ecological consequences of human resource use and population growth. Emphasis is placed on earth's life support systems and current environmental problems threatening human health and species survival.


BIOL 141

3.00 UNITS

GENETICS

This course is a general introduction to the fundamentals of human heredity. Topics include patterns of inheritance, the structure of DNA and its function, the role mutations play in genetic diseases and cancer, the interaction between genes and the environment, and recent advances in biotechnology and its impact on society.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


BIOL 155

4.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTORY ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process and MATH 096 or eligibility for MATH 095 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is an introduction to human anatomy and physiology. The course is intended to meet the prerequisite for students entering the Psychiatric Technician program or other professional programs that accept a lecture/lab course in human anatomy and physiology.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


BIOL 205

4.00 UNITS

CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

This course is an introduction to cellular and molecular aspects of biology emphasizing principles of scientific process, evolution by natural selection, prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell structure and function, classic and molecular genetics, and concepts that integrate cellular with organismal activities. Experimental design concepts and application are emphasized in the laboratory. This is a first semester of a three-semester sequence in introductory biology for the pre-professional, biology major, or others interested in an in-depth study of biology.


BIOL 206

4.00 UNITS

ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY

This course is an introduction to the diversity of organisms, their structure, function, and adaptations to the environment. The course requires participation in field trips. This course is part of a three-semester sequence in introductory biology for the pre-professional, biology major, or others interested in an in-depth study of biology.


BIOL 207

4.00 UNITS

EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY

This course is an introduction to the principles of evolution and the ecological processes governing organisms and populations. The course is intended for the pre-professional or biology major. The course requires participation in and completion of a field project and participation in weekend field trips. This course is part of a three-semester sequence in introductory biology for the pre-professional, biology major, or others interested in an in-depth study of biology.


BIOL 222

1.00 UNITS

INDEPENDENT STUDY IN BIOLOGY

Students with previous course work in Biology may do assigned projects involving research and analysis of selected topics. Prior to registration, a contract must be prepared. See instructor for details.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


BIOL 250

4.00 UNITS

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence that introduces students to the basic concepts and principles of human anatomy and physiology. This course provides a foundation for pre-allied professional majors or others interested in the advanced study of human biology. Topics include inorganic and organic chemistry, body orientation and organization, cytology, histology, fluid and electrolyte balances, and the following systems: nervous, skeletal, muscular, nervous, digestive system, and metabolism. Course includes dissections of preserved specimens.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


BIOL 251

4.00 UNITS

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

This is the second semester of a two-semester sequence that introduces students to the basic concepts and principles of human anatomy and physiology. This course provides a foundation for pre-professional majors or others interested in the advanced study of human biology. Topics include fluid and electrolyte balance and the following body system: integumentary, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive. The course includes dissections of preserved specimens.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


BIOL 260

4 UNITS

HUMAN ANATOMY

PREREQUISITE: MATH 095 or MATH 096.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: BIOL 100 and eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This is a comprehensive lecture/laboratory course in human anatomy. It is organized to explore the body both regionally and systemically. The course studies gross anatomy with an extensive dissection of the cat and other significant organs. Histological and cellular anatomy are included as they apply to various structures and systems.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


BIOL 261

4.00 UNITS

HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

This course is the second semester of a two-semester sequence. It builds on an understanding of structure to explain the dynamic functions of the human body to a cellular level. Topics include physiology of the following systems: muscular, skeletal, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. Homeostatic mechanisms and the interrelationships of body organ systems are emphasized and enhanced with clinical illustrations.


BIOL 270

5.00 UNITS

MICROBIOLOGY

PREREQUISITE: BIOL 205 or CHEM 101.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: BIOL 100 and ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is a formal introduction to the principles of microbiology and immunology. The pathogenesis of and immunity to infectious diseases are discussed.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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BUSAD 039

3 UNITS

STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYMENT

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: CIT 010.

This course is designed to help students develop the skills needed to successfully seek employment, including job search strategies, career paths, cover letter and resume writing, mock interviews, job applications, and positive workplace attitudes.


BUSAD 050

3.00 UNITS

BUSINESS MATH

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: MATH 962.

This course covers fundamental mathematical calculations and their application to business problems. Topics include payroll, pricing, interest and discount, commission, taxes, and other pertinent uses of mathematics in the field of business (Formerly BUSAD 150).


BUSAD 100

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course will introduce students to the fundamental concepts of business in a changing world. It includes an overview of such areas as economic systems, management, marketing, accounting, finance, ethics, ownership, organization of business, the legal aspects and regulation of business, as well as globalization.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


BUSAD 103

3 UNITS

MARKETING PRINCIPLES

This course covers the marketing concepts with emphasis on marketing strategy. It includes a study of the customer, market institutions and functions.


BUSAD 105

3 UNITS

SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT/ENTREPRENEURSHIP

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

The course is designed to provide a working knowledge of the pitfalls associated with small business operations and how to recognize, prevent and solve problems.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


BUSAD 106

3.00 UNITS

PRINCIPLES OF SELLING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course covers the problems of analyzing the sales talk, making an adequate approach, meeting objectives, excuses and techniques of closing the sale, and the psychology involved in selling services, goods, ideas and one's own personality. (Formerly BUSAD 106)


BUSAD 108

3 UNITS

PERSONAL FINANCE, INVESTMENTS AND ESTATE PLANNING

PREREQUISITE: MATH 096 or MATH 095 or eligibility for MATH 102 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is an integrated approach to personal finance focusing on practical financial decision making as well as the social, psychological, and physiological contexts in which those decisions are made. The student will examine the preparation for managing one's personal finances, including financial planning, income and expense management, investment analysis, retirement planning, consumerism, long-term care, estate planning, credit management, home ownership, death and taxes.


BUSAD 110

3.00 UNITS

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

This course is a survey of the objectives, functions, and practices in the management of employee relations, and the impact of employee relations on the effective achievement of the organization's goals.


BUSAD 112

3.00 UNITS

PRINCIPLES OF RETAILING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course will cover the role of retailing in serving the needs of the community, including analysis of consumer needs, store locations, financial requirements and legal processes of starting a retail operation.


BUSAD 120

3.00 UNITS

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is designed for business majors and examines the primary dimensions of the management process including planning, organizing, decision-making and controlling organizational activity. Development of effective management and leadership skills through hands-on simulation exercises.


BUSAD 127

3.00 UNITS

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

This course is a study of the principles and role of business communication and the need for communication skills in a global marketplace. Emphasis is placed on written communications, including business letters, proposals, resumes and other business documents. A considerable amount of time is devoted to planning, organizing, outlining and grammar and writing style.


BUSAD 151

3.00 UNITS

HUMAN RELATIONS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course provides a basic understanding of human interactions in the workplace, focusing on the roles of the individual, the group, and the organization as a whole.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


BUSAD 210

3.00 UNITS

BUSINESS LAW

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course explores the legal environment in which business operates. Special emphasis is placed on the rules for contracting in general and on the rules under the Uniform Commercial Code for the sale of goods.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CHEMISTRY

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CHEM 101

4 UNITS

INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

This course provides a foundation for the concepts of chemistry and includes the study of physical and chemical properties of substances, measurements, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical equations, states of matter, and basic organic and biochemistry.


CHEM 104

4 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

PREREQUISITE: CHEM 101.

This course is an introduction and general overview of organic chemistry and biochemistry.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


CHEM 105

5.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY

This course is an introduction to general chemistry and an overview of organic chemistry and biochemistry for allied heath fields.


CHEM 150

5.00 UNITS

GENERAL CHEMISTRY I

General Chemistry I is an introduction to college level chemistry with an emphasis on the mole concept, thermochemistry, atomic and molecular structure, the relationships of intramolecular and intermolecular forces to chemical and physical properties, the periodic chart, organic chemistry, and solids, liquids and gases.


CHEM 151

5.00 UNITS

GENERAL CHEMISTRY II

General Chemistry II is the second half of a two-part sequence in chemistry with an emphasis on thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics, nuclear and electrochemistry. This course prepares students for future courses and careers in chemistry, physics, biology, health sciences, and the earth sciences.


CHEM 212

4.00 UNITS

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I

First semester organic chemistry examines carbon compounds, modern theoretical concepts and mechanisms in detail.


CHEM 213

4.00 UNITS

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II

The second semester of organic chemistry continues the study of carbon compounds and theoretical concepts. Topics include instrumentation, mechanisms, synthesis and functional groups.


CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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CD 061

3.00 UNITS

ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This course is a survey of programs and activities planning for school-age children including both before- and after-school activities for groups and individuals.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CD 075

3.00 UNITS

FAMILY CHILD CARE PRACTICES

This course is designed to meet the specific needs of the family child care provider including business practices, curriculum and guidance of children.


CD 101

3.00 UNITS

PARENT-CHILD INTERACTION

This course includes general concepts, goals and strategies of parenting through the life span in varying life circumstances and diverse family types. Emphasis is placed on establishing and maintaining close emotional relationships. Effective guidance skills are explored.


CD 105

3 UNITS

CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

This introductory course examines the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CD 105H

3.00 UNITS

CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT - HONORS

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This introductory course examines the major physical, psychosocial and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.


CD 108

3.00 UNITS

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This course explores prominent theories related to early childhood development, typical and atypical development of children from two to eight years, contextual influences, and methods of studying the development of young children.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


CD 109

3.00 UNITS

CHILDHOOD STRESS AND TRAUMA

This course provides a comprehensive overview of theories, concepts and issues related to childhood stress and trauma. Students examine research and innovative methods that support a child's coping skills and healing process. This course is designed to help early childhood practitioners and parents understand how children react and adapt to stress and trauma and to learn strategies to support and care for children.


CD 111

3.00 UNITS

OBSERVATION AND ASSESSMENT IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT

This course focuses on the appropriate use of a variety of assessment and observation strategies to document child development and behavior. Child observations are conducted and analyzed.


CD 113

3 UNITS

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN

This course is an examination of underlying theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practices and teaching strategies in supporting physical, social, creative and intellectual development of all young children.


CD 115

3.00 UNITS

HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION

This course is an introduction to the laws, regulations, standards, policies, procedures and early childhood curriculum related to child health, safety and nutrition.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 126

3 UNITS

CHILD, FAMILY, AND THE COMMUNITY

This course examines the developing child in a societal context which focuses on the interrelationships of family, school, and community and emphasizes historical and socio-cultural factors. The processes of socialization and identity development will be highlighted.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


CD 127

3.00 UNITS

GUIDANCE OF CHILDREN

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

Effective guidance theories and methods are presented for teachers and professionals working with children and their parents, including children with special needs.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 133

3.00 UNITS

CREATIVE SCIENCE AND MATH ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This course focuses on planning and implementing creative and developmentally appropriate science and math activities for young children.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 134

3.00 UNITS

LANGUAGE, LISTENING AND LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This course emphasizes the process of language acquisition in children; the examination of children's literature; teaching strategies and experiences which promote language development and listening skills.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 137

3.00 UNITS

PLAY AND MATERIALS FOR CHILDREN

This course introduces the theories and pedagogies of play and inquiry based learning and development. Child centered approaches are examined with a focus on using environments and resources to plan and support learning and development.


CD 138

3.00 UNITS

TEACHING IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY

This course is an examination of the development of social identities in diverse societies including theoretical and practical implications affecting children, families, programs, teaching, education and schooling.


CD 185

3.00 UNITS

INFANT/TODDLER GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This course explores the physical, social-emotional, cognitive and language development of children from birth to age three. It fulfills the California licensing requirements for infant center personnel.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 186

3.00 UNITS

INFANT AND TODDLER CURRICULUM

This course is a survey of program and curriculum planning for infants and toddlers child and education settings, including early intervention and inclusive programs, emphasizing curriculum and principles and practices of quality care and developmentally appropriate practices specific to infants, toddlers and two-year-old children, birth to three years.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 205

4.00 UNITS

CHILD DEVELOPMENT PRACTICUM / FIELD EXPERIENCE

PREREQUISITE: CD 105 or CD 105H and CD 113 and CD 114 and CD 126.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

In this supervised field work course, students practice and demonstrate developmentally appropriate early childhood planning and teaching competencies under the supervision of ECE/CD faculty and mentor teachers.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 210

4.00 UNITS

INFANT AND TODDLER PRACTICUM

PREREQUISITE: CD 185 and CD 105 or CD 105H.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This supervised field experience course guides students in applying learned theory into classroom practice and promotes the development of teaching competencies with infants and toddlers.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 215

4.00 UNITS

EARLY INTERVENTION AND INCLUSION INTERNSHIP

PREREQUISITE: CD 105 or CD 105H.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This course provides a supervised internship as an assistant in an early intervention or inclusion setting with children from birth through eight years. It explores the unique development and guidance of infants, toddlers and young children with special needs or disabilities.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 244

3.00 UNITS

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

This course introduces the physical, social, emotional and intellectual characteristics of children with disabilities and other special needs as well as the teaching strategies that are sensitive to this population and their families.


CD 245

3.00 UNITS

EARLY INTERVENTION AND INCLUSION

PREREQUISITE: CD 105 or CD 105H.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This course focuses on theories, research and practical teaching strategies in early intervention and early childhood special education.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 270

3.00 UNITS

ADULT SUPERVISION AND MENTORING IN EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION

PREREQUISITE: CD 105 or CD 105H.

This course presents methods and principles for supervising student teachers, volunteers, staff, and other adults in early care and education settings.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CD 271

3.00 UNITS

ADMINISTRATION I: PROGRAMS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

PREREQUISITE: CD 105 or CD 105H and CD 126.

This course is an introduction to the administration of early childhood programs. It covers program types, budget, management, regulations, laws, development and implementation of policies and procedures. This course also examines the administrative tools, philosophies, and techniques needed to organize, open, and operate and early care and education program

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CHINESE - MANDARIN

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CHIN 101

5.00 UNITS

COLLEGE MANDARIN CHINESE I

In this course students develop four major linguistic skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing in Mandarin Chinese at the beginning level. The course includes the study of essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary and grammatical patterns along with an introduction to the Chinese culture and the geography of the Chinese speaking world.


CHIN 102

5.00 UNITS

COLLEGE MANDARIN CHINESE II

In this course students continue to develop four major linguistic skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing in Mandarin Chinese at the beginning level. The course includes the study of essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary and grammatical patterns along with an introduction to the Chinese culture and the geography of the Chinese speaking world.


COMMUNICATION STUDIES (SPEECH)

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COMMST 100

3 UNITS

ELEMENTS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING

This course focuses on training in the application of the concepts, principles, and skills of effective public speaking. Concepts such as structure, adapting messages to culturally diverse audiences, research principles, and critical evaluation of evidence and arguments are explored. Delivery, listening, and feedback skills are also discussed and practiced in a variety of presentations.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


COMMST 100H

3.00 UNITS

ELEMENTS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING - HONORS

This course focuses on training in the application of the concepts, principles, and skills of effective public speaking. Concepts such as structure, adapting messages to culturally diverse audiences, research principles, and critical evaluation of evidence and arguments are explored. Delivery, listening, and feedback skills are also discussed and practiced in a variety of presentations. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program, but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.


COMMST 111

3.00 UNITS

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

Interpersonal communication examines the dynamics of the communication process within the context of interpersonal relationships (those with friends, families, romantic partners, and co-workers).

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


COMMST 125

3.00 UNITS

CRITICAL THINKING THROUGH ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE

This course is designed to provide an oral approach to critical thinking skills which includes individual and group debates.


COMMST 135

3 UNITS

MASS MEDIA AND SOCIETY

This course explores the history, effects, and role of the mass media in the U.S. The major forms of mass communication are studied (television, radio, film, newspapers and magazines). There is also a focus on critical analysis of media messages, effects of media on individual and society, and theories of communication.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


COMMST 140

3.00 UNITS

SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course explores discussion principles, communication skills, conflict management, participation, leadership, and communication skills within the context of small groups.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


COMMST 174

3 UNITS

INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

This course focuses on the communication behaviors and values common to all cultures and ethnic groups and on the differences that insulate and divide people.


COMMST 176

3 UNITS

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATION

This course explores the gender differences evident in communication. Students will examine the theories concerning gender differences, issues of gender in a variety of contexts (families, relationships, the workplace, the media, school), and the differences in the communication patterns resulting from gender.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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CIT 010

3 UNITS

BEGINNING KEYBOARDING AND WORD PROCESSING

This course covers the fundamentals of keyboarding including operation of a standard keyboard by touch. It includes instruction and practice in formatting a variety of personal and business documents, such as letters, reports, and tables. The use of speed and accuracy drills designed to develop a keyboarding speed of 30 words per minute for five minutes will be utilized. This is a combined Part I and Part II course students can complete in one semester.


CIT 013

3 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE KEYBOARDING

PREREQUISITE: CIT 010.

This course provides instruction in touch control of the computer keyboard, and is designed to develop a keyboarding speed of 45 net words per minute for five minutes. In addition, students receive instruction in the preparation of basic business documents using word processing software.


CIT 021

4.00 UNITS

WORD PROCESSING: COMPREHENSIVE MICROSOFT WORD

This course focuses on the production of professional quality documents using Microsoft Word comprehensive features: creating office documents, set up tabs and margins, set text in columns or tables, apply graphic elements, perform mail merge, sorting, numbering, bullets, symbols, prepare multiple page documents, using headers and footers, quick parts, themes and styles, references, forms, table of content, indexing, macros, and preparing students for Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exam.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CIT 031

3 UNITS

BUSINESS ENGLISH

This course is a review of basic grammar, punctuation, capitalization, vocabulary, and spelling. Emphasis is placed on grammar and vocabulary building for effective business communications.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CIT 045

3.00 UNITS

MEDICAL INSURANCE BILLING AND CODING

PREREQUISITE: CIT 010 and CIT 144.

This course covers ICD/CPT coding, insurance terminology, computerized billing, claims management, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CIT 048

3.00 UNITS

MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

The course covers law and ethics, data entry, appointment scheduling, and billing procedures using computer software to provide real life medical office scenarios.


CIT 050

3.00 UNITS

MEDICAL RECORDS AND HEALTH INFORMATION

This course prepares students for entry level employment as a medical records clerk/technician. Topics include management of medical/health records both manually and electronically, confidentiality and privacy of records, and an introduction to electronic billing.


CIT 051

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS

PREREQUISITE: CIT 048.

This course introduces the health information technology (HIT) utilized in electronic health records (EHR) systems and fiscal management. This course is part of a new medical coding and billing certificate.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CIT 088

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ANDROID SECURITY

This is an introductory course in Android security. The course covers why it is critical to build security into Android apps in all phases of the system design lifecycle. The course will also cover improved programming processes to promote safety, as well as how to provide countermeasures for the numerous threats to which Android application and its users are exposed using software and hardware tools available in the industry.


CIT 089

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO IOS APPLICATION SECURITY

This course focuses on the iOS (Internetwork Operating System) platform and application security. This course is for beginners interested in understanding the iOS Security.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CIT 090

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WEB SECURITY

This introductory course in web security targets students and other computer professionals who have some networking and administrative skills in Windows-based networks. Students will become familiar with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix, or Linux. This course will help participants who want to further a career in Information Technology by acquiring an elementary knowledge of security topics. The course further helps students as they prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CIT 091

3 UNITS

COMPUTER NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS (CISCO NETWORKING ACADEMY)

Cisco Academy first course introduces the fundamentals of computer networking.


CIT 092

3 UNITS

BASIC SWITCHING AND ROUTING (CISCO NETWORKING ACADEMY)

This course is both the second course in a four course sequence preparing students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification examination and the preparation for the CCENT certification exam.


CIT 093

3 UNITS

ADVANCED ROUTING AND SWITCHING CISCO (CISCO NETWORKING ACADEMY)

PREREQUISITE: CIT 092.

This course provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in configuring, managing, and troubleshooting routers and switches in large and complex IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CIT 099

3.00 UNITS

CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORK ASSOCIATE SECURITY

This course prepares students for entry-level security specialist careers. The course includes hands-on activities with networking equipment.


CIT 100

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO PERSONAL COMPUTERS

A survey course for the use of software tools such as word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, presentation and database using Microsoft Office.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CIT 101

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER LITERACY

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: CIT 010 or CIT 031.

This course is an introduction to fundamental Information Technology / Information Systems concepts and Information Security. The course includes practical exercises with spreadsheet, database, and Internet applications.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


CIT 102

3 UNITS

ADVANCED COMPUTER LITERACY

PREREQUISITE: CIT 101.

This course covers the complex fundamentals of hardware computer concepts and software applications. It provides the skills needed to create advanced word processing documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.


CIT 110

4.00 UNITS

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIALS

This course provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level ICT professionals. The fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an ICT professional will be introduced. Preparation for CompTIA's A+ certification exam.


CIT 114

3 UNITS

SPREADSHEETS: EXCEL

Production of workbooks using EXCEL, which integrates spreadsheet analysis, information management, and graphics. Includes the design and the use of worksheets; how to enter labels, numbers, formulas, and create graphs; how to format worksheets professionally; how to use Excel functions in different applications and understand the concept of data management in Excel; how to use the concept of what-if-analysis; how to consolidate data in a 3-D workbook and establish File Linking; and how to integrate Excel with the Web.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CIT 116

3 UNITS

DATABASE MANAGEMENT: ACCESS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: CIT 100 or CIT 101.

This is a comprehensive course in the development and maintenance of a database. It provides a working knowledge of designing a database that includes: setting field properties, storing, retrieving, printing, and indexing records, creating informational and technical queries, developing customized forms and reports, establishing different types of relationships, integrating Access with the Web, and creating a database switchboard. The course emphasis is on developing a practical ability to use a database in a Windows environment with full graphical user interface functionality.


CIT 118

3 UNITS

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT

This course provides an introduction to a presentation graphics program for those who plan to make effective and compelling presentations. Instructions include developing and customizing presentations by using charts, clip art, pictures, presentation templates, WordArt, and information and graphics from Word, Excel, and Access.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CIT 127

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER FORENSICS

This course will introduce basic tools, techniques, and procedures for collecting, capturing, and preserving digital evidence that can be admitted and used in computer forensics processes. Topics include securing and analyzing a computer system and network system, evaluating suspect data and files, and composing reports based on investigative findings.


CIT 128

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO LINUX OS

This is an introductory course to the LINUX Operating System and basic linux Operating System environment and commands. These course will cover file system navigation, Graphic User Interfaces(GUI) such as GNOME and KDE, file permissions, the Linux text editors, command shells, and basic network commands. This course is mapped to LINUX LPI Level 1 guidelines.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CIT 140

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

The course presents a systematic methodology for analyzing a business problem or opportunity, determining what role, if any, computer-based technologies can play in addressing the business need.


CIT 144

3.00 UNITS

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

The course includes the origin, usage, spelling, pronunciation, and meaning of terminology used to describe the structures of the human body, as well as therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. It is a course for students who are interested in pursuing health occupations such as medical office occupations, nursing, radiological technology, and respiratory care.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CIT 160

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY

An introduction to the fundamental principles and topics of Information Technology Security and Risk Management at the organizational level. It addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications, and policies and procedures with respect to organizational Cybersecurity and Risk Management.


CIT 215

3 UNITS

DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

This course focuses on the concepts of relational databases including database management systems, database design fundamentals and Structured Query Language (SQL).


CIT 232

3 UNITS

COMPUTER NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS

PREREQUISITE: CIT 101.

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP (Internet Protocol) addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for further study of computer networks. It provides preparation for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


COMPUTER SCIENCE

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CS 075

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WEB DEVELOPMENT

This course introduces the basic technologies to create, modify, and deploy web technologies and media content using feature-rich web animation applications and coding Integrated Development Environment.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CS 076

3.00 UNITS

ANDROID APP DEVELOPMENT

This course will cover Android Developer Fundamentals and basic Android programming concepts and build a variety of apps, starting with Hello World and working their way up to apps for business solutions and game development. Creating assets for applications and utilities is also covered.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CS 077

4.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO C-SHARP

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: MATH 095 or MATH 096.

This course is an introduction to C# (C Sharp) app development. C# is a sophisticated and type-safe object-oriented language that empowers developers to build a variety of secure and robust applications that run on the .NET Framework. Topics will include fundamental object-oriented programming concepts like loops, arrays, logic, debugging, database, using the C# languages in a game development environment, files, and game development.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CS 110

3 UNITS

FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

This course is an overview of the computer science discipline investigating the design and use of the computer devices, the art and science of problem solving and programming, the representation of data, human-computer interactions and ethical considerations, and information security principles. Also included is hands-on experience with command line and GUI operating systems; application of HTML, CSS, and scripts to web pages; and computer programming with an object-oriented language such as C++, Java, or C#.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


CS 120

4 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL BASIC.NET

This is an introduction to the Visual Basic.NET programming language.


CS 130

3 UNITS

DISCRETE STRUCTURES

PREREQUISITE: CS 110 and MATH 102.

This course surveys discrete structures used in computer science with an emphasis on applications. Topics covered include: functions, relations, and sets; basic logic; proof techniques; basics of counting; graphs and trees; and discrete probability.


CS 170

4 UNITS

ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE

This course focuses on the organization and behavior of computer systems at the assembly-language level and includes hands on experience creating assembly language programs.


CS 190

4 UNITS

PROGRAMMING IN C++

PREREQUISITE: CS 110 and ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is an examination of intermediate object-oriented programming concepts and their application using the C++ language. Topics include event-driven programming; human-computer interactions; analysis of iterative and recursive solution complexity for searching/sorting algorithms; intermediate data structures; and programming constructs; object-oriented design and modeling; integration of database access into programming solutions; impact of computer science on selected societal issues; and software assurance.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


CS 215

4 UNITS

PROGRAMMING WITH JAVA

An introduction to Java. Topics include object-oriented design, multiple platform environment, program logic structures, graphical user interface, Java Applet, and recursion.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


CS 220

4.00 UNITS

ADVANCED VISUAL BASIC.NET PROGRAMMING

Advanced programming using Visual Basic .NET with emphasis on software development and maintenance. Topics include object-oriented design, multiple class modules, interface and linking, windows and Internet controls, and database access.


CS 265

3 UNITS

DATA STRUCTURES AND ALGORITHMS WITH C++

PREREQUISITE: CS 130 and CS 190 and MATH 250.

This course is an introduction to algorithmic analysis and data structures. Topics include formal computing algorithms, algorithmic strategies, and basic algorithm analysis; canonical data structures; intermediate recursion; human-computer interaction; professionalism and ethical behavior; software information assurance, software engineering, and software reuse.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


CORRECTIONS

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CORREC 101

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS

This course provides a history of and critical analysis of punishment, the various types of punishment, alternatives to punishment and the impact of punishment on the criminal justice system and corrections. Students in this course will conduct a critical examination of the types of correctional institutions and the clients housed in each institution. Contemporary correctional issues are discussed.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CORREC 102

3.00 UNITS

CORRECTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING

This course is an overview of the techniques in counseling and interviewing available to practitioners in corrections.


CORREC 103

3 UNITS

GANGS AND CORRECTIONS

This course is designed to provide students with a base of knowledge as it relates to the impact of gangs in both correctional and community settings.


CORREC 104

3 UNITS

CONTROL AND SUPERVISION IN CORRECTIONS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course will emphasize local, state, and federal institutions in the role played by the offender and the correctional worker. Topics will include inmate subculture, violence and effects of crowding on inmates and staff, coping techniques for correctional officers in a hostile prison environment.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CORREC 105

3.00 UNITS

LEGAL ASPECTS OF CORRECTIONS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

The historical framework, concepts, and precedents that guide correctional practice. Course material will present a broader perspective of the correctional environment such as the civil rights of prisoners, responsibilities and liabilities of correctional officials, the courts, and police.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CORREC 106

3.00 UNITS

PROBATION AND PAROLE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

A study of the application of probation and parole procedures in the criminal justice system. Community corrections with probation as an entity of the courts and parole as an entity of corrections are the main focus of this course.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CULINARY ARTS

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CULART 010

6.00 UNITS

RESTAURANT SERVICE AND CATERING I

This course provides a supervised internship in the Culinary Arts Program's operational restaurant. The concentration will be on building basic preparation techniques, recipe standardization, time management and preparing meals for customers.


CULART 011

6.00 UNITS

RESTAURANT SERVICE AND CATERING II

This course provides a supervised internship in the student run restaurant. The student will continue to gain skills in the kitchen in the following areas: basic preparation techniques, recipe standardization, time management and customer service skills.


CULART 040

6.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO BAKING

This basic baking course highlights baking techniques found in commercial kitchens with a focus on quick breads, cookies, cakes, pies and artisan breads.


CULART 041

6.00 UNITS

DESSERTS AND PASTRIES

PREREQUISITE: CULART 040.

This course highlights baking techniques found in commercial kitchens with a focus on cakes and decorating, artisan breads, and complex pastry.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CULART 042

3.00 UNITS

CAKE DECORATING

This class will provide the experience the student needs to become competent in cake decorating. This class will cover royal icing, butter icing, fondant, mirror glaze, fillings and ganache.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CULART 043

5.50 UNITS

ADVANCED DESSERTS AND PASTRY/CHOCOLATE/SUGAR

PREREQUISITE: CULART 041.

This course highlights baking techniques found in commercial kitchens with a focus on cakes and decorating, artisan breads, sugar work, chocolate work and complex pastry.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CULART 044

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO BAKING SKILLS, INGREDIENTS, AND TECHNOLOGY

This course examines the basic baking skills needed in order to work within the Food Service Industry. This course will include how to scale, the ingredient list and how to read a recipe, technology used in baking, the science behind baking and how and why baking works.


CULART 050

3.00 UNITS

HEALTHY COOKING AND SPECIAL DIETS

This hands-on cooking class is an overview of the important nutrition principles, beneficial foods, and cooking techniques that contribute to building better brain health. Students prepare anti-inflammatory and nutrient dense foods rich in healthy fats, herbs and spices, antioxidants, probiotics, fiber, vitamins and minerals to create a delicious meal preparation. The focus is on healthy eating, organic food, sustainability and special needs diets and cooking techniques.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CULART 098

3.00 UNITS

CULINARY ARTS WORK EXPERIENCE

Supervised training, in the form of on the job employment that will enhance the student's knowledge in the selected field of study. The student's major and job must match. For paid work, 75 hours = 1 unit; for volunteer work, 60 hours = 1 unit. Students may earn a total of 16 units toward graduation in Work Experience 098 courses. See department for specific guidelines.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


CULART 161

3.00 UNITS

QUANTITY FOOD PREPARATION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: CULART 160.

This course details the basic principles, standards, procedures, and techniques necessary to prepare food for quantity production.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CULART 180

5.50 UNITS

SMALL BUSINESS AND CATERING MANAGEMENT
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS CULART-080 )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course covers catering and banquet techniques for serving 25 to 100 people. It includes developing a small business that will work with clients to develop an event, including customizing a menu and calculating staffing needs for preparation, cooking, transporting, setting up, serving and cleaning up. This course also caters to event planning.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CULART 201

3.00 UNITS

MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES IN HOSPITALITY

This course highlights the effective management techniques of human resources as it applies to hotels, restaurants and other hospitality workplaces. It emphasizes personnel planning, recruitment, selection, training, performance management, coaching, counseling and discipline, delegation and decision making.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CULART 225

3.00 UNITS

SANITATION AND SAFETY

This course focuses on the sanitation and safety issues involved with handling food through the food service process. Topics include the prevention of food borne illnesses; responsibilities of the food service manager and employees; the characteristics of a food-safe facility; food safety guidelines; and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system and Serve Safe.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CULART 240

3.00 UNITS

PROCUREMENT, PURCHASING AND SELECTION

This course includes purchasing policies, specifications, procedures and controls and their implementation in the procurement of quantity foods, merchandise and supplies.


CULART 250

3.00 UNITS

FOOD, WINE AND BEVERAGE SERVICE CONCEPTS

This course covers the psychology of service, dining room organization, serving styles, wine and beverage service, staffing and management; a thorough study of major wines, grape varieties and world-wide appellations where they are grown.


CULART 275

3.00 UNITS

FOOD, BEVERAGE AND LABOR COST CONTROL
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS HOSP-120 )

PREREQUISITE: ACCT 200.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: CULART 240.

This course includes the analysis of food, beverage and labor cost controls within a hospitality operation. Emphasis is on problem solving, applying cost control techniques to maximize profits while managing expenses. Topics include: establishing standards, cost-volume-profit-analysis, forecasting, purchasing and storage controls, menu costing and pricing, theft prevention and labor control.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


CULART 280

3.00 UNITS

PRINCIPLES OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS HOSP-130 )

In this course the students learn principles of menu planning, sales mix, and standardization of recipes, food costing and establishing quality standards. It prepares the students to manage or own a food and beverage establishment.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


DANCE

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DANCE 101A

2.00 UNITS

BEGINNING MODERN DANCE

This course focuses on the "inner impulse" of modern dance and draws upon the movement vocabularies of classical, post-modern, and contemporary styles. A strong emphasis is placed on the acquisition of beginning modern dance movement vocabulary, dynamic alignment, and suppleness, flexibility, rhythmically, musicality, endurance and balance.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


DANCE 101B

2.00 UNITS

BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE MODERN DANCE

PREREQUISITE: DANCE 101A.

This beginning/intermediate level of Modern Dance utilizes the basic knowledge of beginning modern dance techniques to increase the movement vocabularies of classical, post-modern, and contemporary styles. Students will utilize a higher level of codified modern dance terminology and combinations, which are essential to move forward in modern dance.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


DANCE 102A

2.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE MODERN DANCE

This course offers an intermediate study of modern dance techniques. It will include movement vocabularies of Graham, Horton, Cunningham, Limon and the post modern and contemporary styles of today. Emphasis is on expanding and deepening the dancer's technical and expressive skills through more complicated techniques, combinations and improvisations. Concert and performance is required.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


DANCE 102B

2.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED MODERN DANCE

PREREQUISITE: DANCE 102A.

This course explores further the development of modern dance skills, techniques and vocabulary developed in beginning through intermediate modern dance. An in-depth emphasis is placed on increased flexibility and endurance, clarity of technique, rhythm, time, form and energy through choreographic and improvisational exercises and combinations. Concert attendance and performance is required.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


DANCE 103A

2.00 UNITS

BEGINNING BALLET

This course is an introduction to basic ballet technique emphasizing ballet etiquette, terminology, placement, and alignment, warm-up and injury prevention; body conditioning principles as they relate to ballet technique, flexibility and strengthening exercises, basic barre, basic center floor, and traveling combination exercises.


DANCE 103B

2.00 UNITS

BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE BALLET

This course will utilize the knowledge learned in Beginning Ballet to become more proficient in ballet technique by using higher level codified ballet terminology, utilizing placement, alignment, expanding and more complex warm-up technique, basic barre, basic center technique, increasing flexibility, furthering strengthening exercises and more complex traveling combination exercises as it relates to this level of ballet, while reviewing cumulative ballet technique for higher levels of ballet.


DANCE 105A

2.00 UNITS

BEGINNING JAZZ DANCE

This course is an introduction to the beginning techniques of Jazz Dance with a focus on movement vocabulary, placement, centering, balance, alignment, strength, flexibility, and across the floor progressions. Concert performance is optional for this class.


DANCE 105B

2.00 UNITS

BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE JAZZ DANCE

This course is a comprehensive survey of beginning/intermediate techniques of Jazz Dance with a focus on vocabulary, placement, centering, balance, alignment, strength, flexibility, and across the floor progressions in preparation for the intermediate level.


DANCE 106A

2.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE JAZZ DANCE

This course provides a continuing study of jazz dance techniques including the styles and techniques of jazz innovators such as Jack Cole, Gus Giordano, Luigi, Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse, and Joe Tremaine. Historical and theoretical understandings of jazz technique from film, television, and stage are a primary focus as well as the development of the dancer's technical and expressive skills. Concert performance is required to pass this class.


DANCE 106B

2.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED JAZZ DANCE

This course provides a continuing study of jazz dance techniques including the styles and techniques of jazz innovators such as Gillian Lynne, Debbie Allen, Michael Bennet, Luigi, Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse, and Joe Tremaine. Contemporary and commercial styles will also be introduced. Historical and theoretical understandings of jazz techniques related to the dancers? expressive skill are the primary focus. Concert performance is required to pass this class.


DANCE 200

3.00 UNITS

DANCE HISTORY AND APPRECIATION

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a comprehensive survey of dance from primitive times up to the 21st Century. Emphasis is placed on historical perspectives revealing dance as an emerging art form. Course material also includes the relation of dance to religion, culture, politics, social attitudes and its relation to other art forms.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ECONOMICS

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ECON 100

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

This course is an entry-level, general education course which introduces and surveys basic macroeconomic, microeconomic, and personal finance principles.


ECON 200

3 UNITS

PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: Eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by SBVC assessment process and MATH 095 or MATH 096.

This course provides an introduction to macroeconomic theory and the role of fiscal and monetary policies in economics with special emphasis on national economic problems, aggregate measures of economic activity, macroeconomic equilibrium, financial institutions, economic growth, the business cycle and international economics.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ECON 200H

3.00 UNITS

PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS - HONORS
( FORMERLY ECON-200 )

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: MATH 095 or MATH 096.

This course provides an introduction to macroeconomic theory and the role of fiscal and monetary policies in economics with special emphasis on national economic problems, aggregate measures of economic activity, macroeconomic equilibrium, economic growth, the business cycle, financial institutions and international economics. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging coursework.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ECON 201

3 UNITS

PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS

This course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory, including economic development, international economics, and comparative economic systems with special emphasis on microeconomic problems such as the provisioning of public goods and environmental regulations.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ECON 201H

3 UNITS

PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS - HONORS
( FORMERLY ECON-201 )

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: MATH 095 or MATH 096.

This course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory, including economic development, international economics, and comparative economic systems with special emphasis on microeconomic problems such as the provisioning of public goods and environmental regulations. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging coursework.


ECON 208

4.00 UNITS

BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC STATISTICS

PREREQUISITE: MATH 095 or MATH 096 or eligibility for MATH 102 as determined through the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a study of statistical methods commonly used in business and economics including measures of central tendency; measures of dispersion and skewness; probability concepts and distributions; statistical inferences; parametric and non-parametric hypothesis testing; index numbers time series analysis; simple regression, and correlation analysis.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ELECTRICITY

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ELEC 091

3.00 UNITS

FUNDAMENTALS OF SOLAR ENERGY

PREREQUISITE: ELECTR 230.

This course is designed for students interested in a career in the solar industry. The fundamental principles and functions of photovoltaic industry will be introduced along with the planning, installation and maintenance of all necessary components for a photovoltaic system. The transmission and distribution of electric power will be reviewed and basic concepts of electricity, identification, functions and operations of components will be surveyed.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


ELEC 101

3.00 UNITS

SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGY

This course is an industrial technology overview covering the basic knowledge and skills needed to successfully work in automated factories, warehouses, and distribution centers. Troubleshooting and maintenance of complex electromechanical systems is stressed.


ELEC 215C

4.00 UNITS

ELECTRICAL CONTROL OF HYDRAULIC-PHEUMATIC SYSTEMS

This course introduces hydraulic/pneumatic fundamentals, principle of electrical control of hydraulic/pneumatic systems, electrical concepts of ladder diagrams, functional systems of electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic sequencing of actuators, industrial applications, industrial-type hydroelectric and electro pneumatic circuits, and troubleshooting electrically-controlled hydraulic/pneumatic systems.


ELEC 216C

4.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY

PREREQUISITE: ELECTR 110 and ELECTR 111.

This course covers the study of electrical power transmission, the National Electrical Code, electrical blueprints, residential and commercial wiring.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


ELEC 217C

4.00 UNITS

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY

PREREQUISITE: ELECTR 115 and ELECTR 116.

This course covers the study of DC motors, single and polyphrase AC motors, and the necessary controls and measuring equipment used for industrial circuit protection and switching equipment.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


ELEC 218C

4.00 UNITS

CONTROLLING INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY

This course covers the study of DC, AC, and polyphase motor operation, mechanical and programmable machine controls, relays and programmable logic controllers (PLCs), ladder logic diagrams and the communication network linking the programmer, the controller, the laptop computer and the machine.


ELEC 219C

4.00 UNITS

INDUSTRICAL ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS CONTROLS II

This course examines system application of industrial electronic systems (PLC) including industrial production and processes, automation, and programmable motor controllers. Emphasis is on programmable logic controllers.


ELECTRONICS

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ELECTR 110

3.00 UNITS

DIRECT CURRENT CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

This is a comprehensive course in direct current circuit analysis including Ohm's law, series and parallel circuit analysis, voltage and current dividers, DC meters, Kirchhoff's laws, magnetic circuits, and network theorems.


ELECTR 111

1.00 UNITS

DIRECT CURRENT CIRCUIT LABORATORY

This course is the laboratory complement to ELECTR 110 including experiments reinforcing the theory of electricity and the necessary technical skills.


ELECTR 115

3.00 UNITS

ALTERNATING CURRENT CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

This course is an in-depth analysis of alternating current circuits to include AC generation and transformation, inductance and inductive circuits, capacitance and capacitive circuits, time constants, rectangular and polar notation, AC circuit analysis, resonance, and filters.


ELECTR 116

1.00 UNITS

ALTERNATING CURRENT CIRCUIT LABORATORY

This course is the laboratory complement to ELECTR 115 including skill training in reading and interpreting measurements on an oscilloscope, using QT boards, function generators, and other test equipment.


ELECTR 155

3.00 UNITS

ELECTRONIC DRAWING AND ASSEMBLY

This course covers electronic Computer Aided Design (CAD), schematic capture, simulation, printed circuit board (PCB) design, fabrication, and assembly.


ELECTR 230

3.00 UNITS

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES

This course is a study of semiconductor devices including the chemistry and physics of the structure of the atom and the operation of semiconductor devices based on energy level analysis.


ELECTR 235

4.00 UNITS

SOLID STATE CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

This course covers an analysis of discrete solid state circuits and their design including diodes, circuit configurations, amplifiers and amplification, biasing techniques, feedback principles, FETs, photo devices, and evaluation of designed circuits.


ELECTR 250C

4.00 UNITS

RADIO TRANSMITTERS, RECEIVERS AND ANTENNAS

PREREQUISITE: ELECTR 115 and ELECTR 116.

In this course, students explore topics of electronic communications, such as the electromagnetic frequency spectrum, frequency bands, analog and digital modulation, digital data, antennas, transmission lines and loads, government services and fiber optics. Exercises include diagramming modern transmitter and receiver components, plotting impedances, and making line and load conversions.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


ELECTR 255C

4.00 UNITS

TELEPHONE AND DATA NETWORKING

PREREQUISITE: ELECTR 115 and ELECTR 116.

Telephone and data networking, TCP/IP fundamentals.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


ELECTR 265

4.00 UNITS

DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN

This course covers combinational logic utilizing Boolean algebra and the binary numbering system. Topics include Karnaugh maps, truth tables, coding, switching circuits, converters, logic circuit elements, timers, digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital conversions, decoders, multiplexers, demultiplexers, and displays.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


ELECTR 266

4.00 UNITS

MICROPROCESSOR TECHNOLOGY WITH ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE

Students in this course will study the 8051 microprocessor operation with an emphasis on assembly and C programming and hardware applications. Laboratory and project work involves the use of software simulation tools and microcontroller trainer boards to design, implement, and debug functional microcontroller systems.


ELECTR 270

4.00 UNITS

LINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

This course is a review of bipolar transistor fundamentals, differential amplifiers, and phase-lock loops.


ENGINEERING

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ENGR 100

1.00 UNITS

ENGINEERING CAREER EXPLORATION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: Eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course introduces students to the major fields of specialization within engineering and engineering technology professions. This course gives students a broad understanding of various career opportunities and the specialized demands and rewards of each field.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ENGR 265

3.00 UNITS

ENGINEERING MECHANICS - STATISTICS

This is a foundation course in many branches of engineering. Some of the topics covered are two and three dimensional equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, analysis of frames, machines, trusses, non-coplanar force systems, and the principles of friction.


ENGLISH

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ENGL 911

1.00 UNITS

BASIC GRAMMAR AND USAGE REVIEW

This course covers a review of basic English grammar and common errors in grammar and usage.


ENGL 015

4.00 UNITS

PREPARATION FOR COLLEGE WRITING

This is a writing course designed to prepare students for writing at the college level. The primary focus is on the development of the paragraph and short essay. The course includes a review of grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation.


ENGL 032

3.00 UNITS

CREATIVE WRITING

This is an introductory course in creative writing, with an emphasis on poetry and fiction. Students will learn and practice creative writing by producing their own work in the genres studied, reading and learning from the work of established and peer writers, and participating in the workshop method. ENGL 032 is the non-transfer equivalent of ENGL 232. A student taking ENGL 032 may not earn credit for ENGL 232.


ENGL 063

3.00 UNITS

CHICANO LITERATURE

This course covers a representative survey of Chicano literature, including novels, drama, poetry, and essays which focus on the cultural, social, and political developments and themes that shape and characterize Chicano culture and literary expression. ENGL 063 is the non-transfer equivalent of ENGL 163. A student taking ENGL 063 may not earn credit for ENGL 163.


ENGL 065

3.00 UNITS

AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE

This course is a comprehensive examination of the African American genre, including prose, poetry, and fiction, from the early oral tradition to present. ENGL 065 is the non-transfer equivalent of ENGL 165. A student taking ENGL 065 may not earn credit for ENGL 165.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


ENGL 086

1.00 UNITS

STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE COMPOSITION

PREREQUISITE: Please refer to your Assessment printout for the correct course.

This course provides support for English 101, including strategies for college level reading, writing and critical thinking. This course is taken as pass/no pass only.


ENGL 087

2.00 UNITS

FUNDAMENTALS FOR COLLEGE COMPOSITION

This course provides intensive support for English 101, including fundamentals for successful college level reading, writing and critical thinking. This course is offered as pass/no pass only.


ENGL 101

4 UNITS

FRESHMAN COMPOSITION

PREREQUISITE: Eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined through the SBVC assessment process.

This is a writing course which emphasizes expository and argumentative essays. It includes reading and analysis of various forms of writing, instruction in library research and preparation of documented research papers.


ENGL 101H

4.00 UNITS

FRESHMAN COMPOSITION-HONORS
( FORMERLY ENGL-101 )

PREREQUISITE: Eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This is a writing course which emphasizes expository and argumentative essays. It includes reading and analysis of various forms of writing, instruction in library research and preparation of documented research papers. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program, but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ENGL 102

4 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION AND CRITICAL THINKING

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course provides further work in argumentative and critical writing, critical thinking, analysis of non-fiction texts (and a work of literature), research and documentation.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


ENGL 102H

4.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION AND CRITICAL THINKING - HONORS
( FORMERLY ENGL-102 )

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course provides further work in argumentative and critical writing, critical thinking, analysis of non-fiction texts (and at least 2 works of literature), research and documentation. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ENGL 122

3.00 UNITS

JOURNALISM PRODUCTION: INTRODUCTION

This course provides an introduction to gathering, synthesizing/organizing and writing news in journalistic style across multiple platforms resulting in the production of the campus student newspaper.


ENGL 123

3.00 UNITS

JOURNALISM PRODUCTION: INTERMEDIATE

This course provides further instruction on gathering, synthesizing/organizing and writing news in journalistic style across multiple platforms resulting in the production of the campus newspaper as well as development of editorial leadership skills.


ENGL 140

3.00 UNITS

EXPLORING THE WORLD OF SCIENCE FICTION

This course is a survey of science fiction genre from the late 19th Century to the present. Students read, analyze, and discuss major themes, genres (short story, novels, drama, and poetry), media (radio, film, tv, internet), and the function of science fiction as a literary form that reflects human concern for solving or escaping problems in an increasingly technological culture and age.


ENGL 141

3.00 UNITS

MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE FICTION

This course will introduce the student to mystery and detective fiction as a literary genre and as popular literature.


ENGL 151

3.00 UNITS

FRESHMAN COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course includes the study of representative works of fiction, poetry, and drama, including an understanding of their cultural, historical and aesthetic contexts, as well as an emphasis on the fundamental principles of literacy criticism and interpretation, including student writing based on critical reading.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ENGL 151H

3.00 UNITS

FRESHMAN COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE - HONORS

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course includes the study of representative works of fiction, poetry, and drama, including an understanding of their cultural, historical and aesthetic contexts, as well as an emphasis on the fundamental principles of literacy criticism and interpretation, including student writing based on critical reading. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ENGL 161

3 UNITS

WOMEN WRITERS

This course is a survey of poetry and prose written by prominent women writers that explores historical and contemporary issues in women's lives. ENGL 161 is the transferable equivalent of ENGL 061. A student taking ENGL 161 may not earn credit for ENGL 061.


ENGL 163

3.00 UNITS

CHICANO LITERATURE

This course covers a representative survey of Chicano literature, including novels, drama, poetry, and essays which focus on the cultural, social, and political developments and themes that shape and characterize Chicano culture and literary expression. ENGL 163 is the transferable equivalent of ENGL 063. A student taking ENGL 163 may not earn credit for ENGL 063.


ENGL 165

3.00 UNITS

AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This is a comprehensive examination of African American literature, including prose, poetry, and fiction, from the early oral tradition to present. ENGL 165 is the transferable equivalent of ENGL 065. A student taking ENGL 165 may not earn credit for ENGL 065.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ENGL 175

3 UNITS

THE LITERATURE AND RELIGION OF THE BIBLE

This course covers The English Bible as literature and as religion including an examination of the types of literature found in the Bible, the historical and religious context in which the literature was developed and an extensive reading of the two testaments. This course is also offered as RELIG 175. ENGL 175 is the transferable equivalent of ENGL 075. A student taking ENGL 175 may not earn credit for ENGL 075.


ENGL 224

1.00 UNITS

INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ENGLISH: PRODUCTION

Students with previous course work in English may do assigned projects involving research and analysis of selected topics. This independent study is for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge of the production of work in print or other text-based media. Prior to registration, a written contract must be prepared jointly by the instructor and the student.


ENGL 232

3.00 UNITS

CREATIVE WRITING

This is an introductory course in creative writing, with an emphasis in poetry and fiction. Students will learn and practice creative writing by producing their own work in the genres studied, studying and analyzing the work of established and peer writers, and participating in the workshop method. ENGL 232 is the transferable equivalent of ENGL 032. A student taking ENGL 232 may not earn credit for ENGL 032.


ENGL 261

3.00 UNITS

AMERICAN LITERATURE FROM 1865 TO PRESENT

This course introduces students to American Literary traditions. The course traces American authors from 1865 to present.


ENGL 270

3.00 UNITS

ENGLISH LITERATURE: MIDDLE AGES TO 18TH CENTURY

This course surveys English literature to the last quarter of the 18th Century including coverage of all significant literary types in the development of English literature from the Middle Ages to the late 18th century.


ENGL 270H

3.00 UNITS

ENGLISH LITERATURE: MIDDLE AGES TO 18TH CENTURY - HONORS

This course surveys English literature to the last quarter of the 18th Century including coverage of all significant literary types in the development of English literature from the Middle Ages to the late 18th century. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.


ENGL 271

3.00 UNITS

ENGLISH LITERATURE: 18TH CENTURY TO PRESENT

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course surveys English literature from the late 18th Century to the present including coverage of all significant literary types.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ENGL 271H

3.00 UNITS

ENGLISH LITERATURE: 18TH CENTURY TO PRESENT - HONORS

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course surveys English literature from the late 18th Century to the present including coverage of all significant literary types. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

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ESL 907

3.00 UNITS

BASIC CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH

This course is designed to increase the skills of English language learners in basic conversation, listening and pronunciation of the English language. This course is taught through total English immersion.


ESL 930

4.00 UNITS

COMPOSITION BASED ESL LEVEL 1 - BEGINNING

This is the first of a four-course sequence designed to give English language learners a comprehensive understanding of English composition. The focus of this course is on creating effective sentences and paragraphs, including a study of grammar, punctuation and usage. This course is taught through total English immersion.


ESL 931

4.00 UNITS

COMPOSITION BASED ESL LEVEL 2 - BEGINNING

This is the second of a four-course sequence designed to give English language learners a comprehensive understanding of English composition. The focus of this course is on creating effective sentences and paragraphs, including a review of grammar, punctuation and usage. It also has some emphasis on pronunciation, listening and speaking. This course is taught through total English immersion.


ESL 940

4.00 UNITS

COMPOSITION BASED ESL LEVEL 3 - INTERMEDIATE

PREREQUISITE: ESL 931 or eligibility as determined through the SBVC assessment process.

This is the third of a four-course sequence designed to give English language learners a comprehensive understanding of English composition. The focus of this course is on creating effective sentences and paragraphs, including a review of grammar, punctuation and usage. This course is taught through total English immersion.

Earned units for this course are NOT applicable to an Associate Degree.


ESL 941

4.00 UNITS

COMPOSITION BASED ESL LEVEL 4 - ADVANCED

PREREQUISITE: ESL 940 or eligibility as determined through the SBVC assessment process.

This is the last of a four-course sequence designed to give English language learners a comprehensive understanding of English composition. The focus of this course is on creating effective sentences, paragraphs and essays, including a review of grammar, punctuation and usage. This course is taught through total English immersion.

Earned units for this course are NOT applicable to an Associate Degree.


ESL 601

0 UNITS

ESL BEGINNING LEVEL 1 - INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ENGLISH LITERACY

This noncredit course is designed to introduce low-beginning English language learners to basic English letter-sound correspondence, vocabulary, and sentence patterns. Students will start using English to speak about themselves, their families, and their community. In addition, students will learn to read and complete simple forms.

Noncredit course.


ESL 602

0 UNITS

ESL BEGINNING LEVEL 2 - ENGLISH AT HOME AND SCHOOL

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ESL 601 or eligibility as determined through the SBVC assessment process or by advisement.

This noncredit course is designed to prepare low-beginning English language learners with vocabulary and sentence structure to communicate in social and academic settings. Students will learn to give and respond to directions, as well as to speak about home, classroom routines, and community life by using a variety of sentence patterns. In addition, students will learn basic note-taking skills.

Noncredit course.


ESL 603

0 UNITS

ESL BEGINNING LEVEL 3 - ENGLISH FOR WORK AND LEISURE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ESL 602 or eligibility as determined through the SBVC assessment process or by advisement.

This noncredit course is designed to prepare intermediate-beginning English language learners to use a variety of English structures and vocabulary for work and leisure. Students will learn appropriate linguistic behaviors with regards to the setting and time of the occasion being discussed.

Noncredit course.


ESL 604

0 UNITS

ESL BEGINNING LEVEL 4 - ENGLISH FOR WORK AND EDUCATION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ESL 603 or eligibility as determined through the SBVC assessment process or by advisement.

This noncredit course is designed to prepare high-beginning English language learners to use Standard English for job interviews, and in conversations at work and in educational settings. Students will begin learning aspects of composition. In addition, students will learn effective note-taking skills.

Noncredit course.


ESL 610

0 UNITS

WORKFORCE PREPARATION FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS - LANGUAGE AND CUSTOMS OF THE AMERICAN WORKPLACE

This noncredit course is designed to introduce English language learners to the customs and practices of the American workplace through workplace vocabulary and the development of communication skills. In addition, students will be introduced to specific workplace challenges and learn specific ways to understand and respond to directions, understand employee/employer expectations, and develop conversation skills within those contexts. This course is taught through total English immersion while acknowledging students' cultural experiences.


ESL 651

0 UNITS

CITIZENSHIP PREPARATION - PART 2: CIVIC PRINCIPLES AND FUNDAMENTAL U.S. HISTORY

This noncredit course is designed to prepare prospective candidates for the civics portion of the U.S. citizenship process. Students will learn the rights and responsibilities of being a U.S. citizen, in addition to learning how to complete all required immigration forms and practicing the USCIS Citizenship Test by becoming familiar with U.S. history.


FILM, TELEVISION, & ELEC MEDIA

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FTVM 098

1.00 UNITS

MEDIA ARTS WORK EXPERIENCE

Supervised training, in the form of on the job employment that will enhance the student's knowledge in the selected field of study. The student's major and job must match. For paid work, 75 hours = 1 unit; for volunteer work, 60 hours = 1 unit. Students may earn a total of 16 units toward graduation in Work Experience 098 courses. See department for specific guidelines.


FTVM 101

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA
( FORMERLY RTVF-100 )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course introduces the history, structure, function, economics, content, and evolution of radio, television, film, the internet, and new media. The course includes the social, political, regulatory, ethical, and occupational impact of electronic media. (FORMERLY RTVF 100)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


FTVM 102

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA AESTHETICS AND CINEMATIC ARTS

This course introduces the close analysis of film and television and examines the broad questions of form and content, aesthetics and meaning, and history and culture. (Formerly RTVF 101)


FTVM 111

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO AUDIO PRODUCTION

This course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice of audio production for radio, television, film and digital recording applications. Students will learn the fundamentals of sound design and aesthetics, microphone use, and digital recording equipment. Students gain hands on experience recording, editing, mixing and mastering audio. (Formerly RTVF 120)


FTVM 112

3.00 UNITS

DIGITAL AUDIO POST PRODUCTION

This post production course provides specialized training in digital audio work stations and synchronization with the visual image for radio, television, film, and multimedia. (Formerly RTVF 121)


FTVM 114

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL VIDEO EDITING
( FORMERLY RTVF-131 )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course includes theory and practice in digital video editing techniques including exploring various editing programs; basic editing techniques; use of effects, titles, and graphics; capturing and importing; custom software settings; and exporting. (Formerly RTVF 131)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


FTVM 120

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO SCREEN AND BROADCAST WRITING

This course is designed to teach the student the basic tools of scriptwriting for film, television, broadcast, and new media, focusing on the aesthetic and commercial demands of each. (FORMERLY RTVF 104).

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


FTVM 121

3.00 UNITS

MEDIA WRITING

This is an introductory course in writing for the film and electronic media. The emphasis is on preparing scripts in proper formats, including fundamental technical, conceptual and stylistic issues related to writing fiction and non-fiction scripts for informational and entertainment purposes in film and electronic media. (Formerly RTVF 106)


FTVM 122

3.00 UNITS

ACTING AND DIRECTING FOR TELEVISION AND FILM
( FORMERLY RTVF-134 )

This course provides instruction and practice in acting and directing for television and film, including voice, poise, and character development. (Formerly RTVF 134)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


FTVM 130

3.00 UNITS

SURVEY OF TV STUDIO AND FILM PRODUCTION
( FORMERLY RTVF-130 )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course introduces theory, terminology and operation of a single camera, multi-camera television studio and control room. Topics include studio signal flow, directing, theory and operation of camera and audio equipment, switcher operation, fundamentals of lighting, graphics, video control and video recording and real-time video production. (Formerly RTVF 130)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


FTVM 132

3.00 UNITS

COMMERCIAL VIDEO PRODUCTION

This is an introductory course in the theory, terminology, and operation of commercial video production for broadcast or social media outlets. The topics include topics in composition, camera operation, portable lighting, video recorder, audio control, and editing. (Formerly RTVF 133)


FTVM 213

3.00 UNITS

RADIO STATION OPERATIONS

This course offers an emphasis on individual and group production of short and long-form radio projects. Projects include remote broadcasts, promotional spots, features, music programming, and news. (Formerly RTVF 220)


FTVM 222

1.00 UNITS

INDEPENDENT STUDY IN FILM, TELEVISION, AND MEDIA

Students with previous course work in FTVM may do assigned projects involving research and analysis of selected topics. This independent study is for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge of FTVM. Prior to registration, a written contract must be prepared. See instructor for details. (Formerly RTVF 222)


FTVM 233

3.00 UNITS

TV STUDIO PRODUCTION

This is an in-depth course in techniques of planning, producing, writing, and directing television programs; with an emphasis on polishing technical skills, creativity, and teamwork. (Formerly RTVF 230)


FTVM 235

3.00 UNITS

CINEMA PRODUCTION

This in-depth course covers producing for motion pictures and television. It includes script development, preproduction planning, production concepts, and postproduction editing concepts. (Formerly RTVF 240)


FOODS AND NUTRITION

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FN 060

3.00 UNITS

MODIFIED DIETS

This course concentrates on the principles of nutrition in order to provide modified diets to improve the well being of individuals with a variety of health care conditions.


FN 064

3.00 UNITS

NUTRITION MANAGEMENT

The focus of this course is on the food service and nutrition management in a health care facility. It includes the development of policies, protocols and procedures for organizing, staffing and training, as well as the promotion of sound financial planning and a cost control system.


FN 066

2.00 UNITS

NUTRITION CARE

PREREQUISITE: FN 060.

This course integrates the academic content and principles of nutrition, diet and menu development with the application of nutrition care, diet evaluation, diet education and dietetic practice.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


FN 162

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO FOOD AND NUTRITION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course introduces the scientific concepts of nutrition related to the function of nutrients in the basic life processes. Emphasis is on individual needs, food sources of nutrients, current nutritional issues and diet analysis.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


FRENCH

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FRENCH 101

5.00 UNITS

COLLEGE FRENCH I

In this course students develop the ability to converse, read and write in French. The course includes the study of essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms and grammatical structures along with an introduction to the culture of French-speaking peoples. This course corresponds to two years of high school study.


FRENCH 102

5.00 UNITS

COLLEGE FRENCH II

This course provides students the opportunity to continue to develop conversational, reading and writing skills in French with special emphasis on past tense verbs, grammar, vocabulary expansion and cultural applications of the French language.


GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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GIS 039

1.00 UNITS

GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS (GPS) FIELD TECHNIQUES

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: GIS 135.

This course introduces students to the principles of the GPS and demonstrates its application to GIS. Basic components are covered, including satellites, ground control stations, antennae, and receivers. GIS background or work experience in the field are necessary and recommended to succeed in this course.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


GIS 098

1.00 UNITS

GIS WORK EXPERIENCE

This course involves supervised training, in the form of on the job employment that will enhance the student's knowledge in the selected field of study. The student's major and job must match. For paid work, 75 hours = 1 unit; for volunteer work, 60 hours = 1 unit. Students may earn a total of 16 units toward graduation in Work Experience 098 courses. See department for specific guidelines.


GIS 100

3.00 UNITS

MAP INTERPRETATION AND GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS

This class is an introduction to maps, images and geospatial techniques and technologies. The technologies covered in this course include map and aerial photograph interpretation, tabular data, spatial statistics, cartography, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Internet mapping, remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), all of which aid in data collection, analysis and presentation.


GIS 130

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process and MATH 942.

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including the history of automated mapping. The course includes a brief introduction to basic cartographic principles, including map scales, coordinate systems and map projections.


GIS 133

3.00 UNITS

GIS CARTOGRAPHY AND BASE MAP DEVELOPMENT

The course introduces the fundamental concepts and cartographic conventions of map making. Specific topics covered include history of cartography, projections, map symbology, typography, color, map layouts and visualization.


GIS 134

3.00 UNITS

DATA ACQUISITION AND MANAGEMENT

This course addresses the interpretation and understanding of a variety of data formats available in GIS. It introduces the fundamental concepts of primary GIS data creation and discusses quantitative techniques for collection, classification, and management of geographical data.


GIS 135

3.00 UNITS

SPATIAL ANALYSIS WITH GIS

PREREQUISITE: GIS 130.

This course is an introduction to spatial analysis with fundamental concepts and analytical procedures used to simplify complex spatial modeling. Students are provided with GIS tools and techniques needed to perform spatial analysis and spatial modeling.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


GIS 137

3.00 UNITS

GIS ADVANCED APPLICATIONS

This course provides hands-on training in advanced applications of GIS using ArcView and ArcInfo, and a review of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for customizing ArcGIS. It includes introduction to ArcGIS Server, ArcIMS, and building maps and models for publishing to the web.


GIS 222

1.00 UNITS

INDEPENDENT STUDY IN GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Students with previous course work in GIS may do assigned projects involving research and analysis of selected topics. Prior to registration, a written contract must be prepared. See instructor for details.


GEOGRAPHY

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GEOG 100

3.00 UNITS

MAP INTERPRETATION AND GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS

This class is an introduction to maps, images and geospatial techniques and technologies. The technologies covered in this course include map and aerial photograph interpretation, tabular data, spatial statistics, cartography, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Internet mapping, remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), all of which aid in data collection, analysis and presentation.


GEOG 102

3.00 UNITS

CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY

This course provides an introduction to the interrelationship between people and the environment. It includes population trends, regional analyses, and livelihood patterns. There is an emphasis on historical development, diffusion of agriculture, languages, religions, and urban development.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


GEOG 106

3.00 UNITS

GEOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVES ON THE ENVIRONMENT

This course is an introductory study of the latest geographic perspectives of critical environmental issues occurring within and across multiple geographic scales. It instills an awareness of the geography of human-environment relationships, in particular how nature and natural resources are defined, contested, distributed, and consumed.


GEOG 110

3.00 UNITS

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

Within a human-environment framework, students will review basic physical elements of geography, with emphasis on weather, climate, water, soil, landforms, native animal life and natural vegetation, and their interrelationships and patterns of distribution on a worldwide basis. GEOG 111/GEOG 111H is strongly recommended for students who desire to transfer to CSU/UC. It is recommended that students complete GEOG 111/GEOG 111H within three years of completing GEOG 110.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


GEOG 111

1.00 UNITS

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY LABORATORY

This is the laboratory companion for the GEOG 110 physical geography lecture course. This course is recommended for students concurrently enrolled in GEOG 110 or who have successfully completed the course within the last three years. Students will apply lecture principles to in-class, hands-on, and field exercises.


GEOG 114

4.00 UNITS

WEATHER AND CLIMATE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process and MATH 952 or MATH 962 or eligibility for MATH 090 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course covers Earth's atmospheric phenomena, with special reference to causes and regional distribution of weather and climate, both past and present. Topics include atmospheric structure and composition, solar radiation and energy balances, temperature, seasonal changes, atmospheric moisture, clouds and fog, precipitation, air pressure, winds, air masses and fronts, cyclones, weather forecasting, climate, and climate change. Emphasis will be given to current environmental topics, including natural and anthropogenic global climate change, air pollution, and global dimming.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


GEOG 118

3.00 UNITS

CALIFORNIA GEOGRAPHY

This course provides a thematic approach to the state's issues, processes and topics relevant to geography including climate, landforms, natural vegetation, water resources, cultural landscape, ethnic diversity, urban and agricultural regions, and the economy. This course explores the physical and human landscapes that have evolved as a result of the human-environment interface.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


GEOG 120

3 UNITS

WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY

This course provides an introduction to world regional geography, emphasizing the nature of major cultural regions of the world. Through a comprehensive regional analysis, students will learn social structures, religions, languages, political systems, economics, environmental relationships, transportation networks, population dynamics, and urban development across the globe.


GEOG 130

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS GIS-130 )

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including the history of automated mapping. The course includes a brief introduction to basic cartographic principles, including map scales, coordinate systems and map projections. GIS hardware and software are explored, as are various applications of GIS technology used in environmental science, business and government.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


GEOLOGY

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GEOL 101

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

This course is an introduction to the study of the Earth, with emphasis on the materials that make up the Earth. It emphasizes Plate Tectonics, the processes that created the continents and the ocean basins, and the internal and external processes that change the landscape.


GEOL 111

1.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LABORATORY

This course is a hands-on introduction to the study of the Earth, with an emphasis on the materials that make up the Earth. Students will participate in one or more field trips. This course is recommended for students concurrently enrolled in GEOL 101 or who have successfully completed GEOL 101 within the last two years.


GEOL 112

4.00 UNITS

HISTORICAL GEOLOGY

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC process and MATH 952 or MATH 962 or eligibility for MATH 090 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course reviews the geologic history of the Earth. Specific topics include the planet's origin and chronological processes that produce major continental and oceanic features, plate tectonics, stratigraphy, interpretation of Earth history from rock and fossil records, and the evolutionary development of plant and animal life. Students should anticipate participating in one or more field trips.


GEOL 122

3.00 UNITS

ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY

This course introduces the relationships among geologic processes, natural resources, and the needs of society. Topics include natural hazards such as earthquakes, landslides, and mudflows; mineral and energy resources; and the particular problems associated with urbanization, resource use, and pollution. Students should anticipate participating in one or more field trips.


HEALTH

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HEALTH 101

3 UNITS

HEALTH EDUCATION

This course is an exploration of health topics and their impact on an individual's health status. Awareness and assessment of current lifestyle behaviors and choices, identification of risk factors, and implementation of prevention strategies are emphasized.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


HEALTH 103

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO HOLISTIC HEALTH

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is an introduction to health and healing practices involving the integration of physical, mental, spiritual, and social resources. Emphasis is placed on health promotion and prevention of disease, and how we become self-advocates in promoting our own well-being with the assistance of health care professionals.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


HEATING, VENT, AC, AND REFRIG

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HVAC/R 001

4.00 UNITS

HVAC/R FUNDAMENTALS

This course covers basic principles of refrigeration, refrigerants, refrigeration components and tools; repair and testing of refrigeration units; and basic brazing and soldering.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HVAC/R 002

4.00 UNITS

DOMESTIC MECHANICAL REFRIGERATION

PREREQUISITE: HVAC/R 001.

This course covers principles of refrigeration compression systems, operations and controls, refrigeration and freezer construction, piping and parts layout. Included in the lab work is troubleshooting and servicing domestic refrigeration units.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HVAC/R 003

4.00 UNITS

COMMERCIAL MECHANICAL REFRIGERATION

PREREQUISITE: HVAC/R 001.

This course covers theory of compressor construction and operation, principles of all types of refrigerant controls and multi-stage control devices pertaining to commercial and industrial refrigeration including practical lab work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HVAC/R 004

4.00 UNITS

ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS FOR HVAC/R

This course covers fundamentals of direct and alternating current circuits, test equipment, most common electric motors, wiring and control devices used in modern refrigeration equipment including practical lab work with electrical refrigeration trainers and projects.


HVAC/R 005

4.00 UNITS

COMMERCIAL ELECTRIC FOR HVAC/R

PREREQUISITE: HVAC/R 004.

This course covers solid state control systems with emphasis on schematic reading and electrical troubleshooting pertaining to refrigeration equipment including practical lab work with electrical refrigeration trainers and projects.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HVAC/R 006

4.00 UNITS

HVAC/R AIR DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

PREREQUISITE: HVAC/R 001.

This course covers theory of multiple-stage systems and multiple-control devices with emphasis on condensing and evaporation equipment, heavy duty piping layout, forced-air heating, ventilation, and air conditioning including lab work with refrigeration trainers and projects.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HVAC/R 007

3.00 UNITS

WELDING FOR HVAC/R

This course covers intensive training in soldering, brazing and welding techniques on copper tubing, steel and dissimilar metals using oxyacetylene and special gas torches as practiced in the refrigeration, HVAC industry.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HEAVY/MEDIUM DUTY TRUCK

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HMDT 021

4.00 UNITS

HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK ENGINES
( FORMERLY DIESEL-021 )

This course covers theory and practical shop work in the repair, operation, and maintenance of heavy-duty and medium-duty truck engines and fuel injection systems. (Formerly DIESEL 021)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HMDT 022

4.00 UNITS

HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK BRAKES

This course covers theory and practical shop work in the construction, operation, and repair of heavy-duty truck brake systems and components including principles of hydraulic and pneumatic brake systems, anti-lock, and computer controlled braking systems used in today's modern heavy-duty trucks and busses. (Formerly DIESEL 022)


HMDT 023

4.00 UNITS

HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK SUSPENSION AND STEERING

This course covers theory and practical shop work in the construction, operation, and repair of heavy-duty truck suspension and steering components including principles of hydraulic and pneumatic steering and suspension systems. (Formerly DIESEL 023)


HMDT 024

4.00 UNITS

ADVANCED HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK ENGINES
( FORMERLY DIESEL-024 )

PREREQUISITE: HMDT 021.

This course is an advanced engine rebuilds class that covers theory and practical shop work in the repair, operation, and maintenance of various heavy-duty diesel engines. (Formerly DIESEL 024)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HMDT 026

4.00 UNITS

COMPUTER CONTROLLED TRUCK ENGINES

This course covers theory and practical shop work in the repair, operation, and maintenance of computer controlled diesel engines. (Formerly DIESEL 026)


HMDT 028

4.00 UNITS

HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK SYSTEMS
( FORMERLY DIESEL-028 )

PREREQUISITE: HMDT 064 or AUTO 064.

This course covers theory and practical shop work in maintenance, air conditioning, Antilock Brake System (ABS), computers, and operations of the heavy-duty truck and bus systems. (Formerly DIESEL 028)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HMDT 034

4.00 UNITS

DIESEL ALTERNATIVE FUELS
( FORMERLY DIESEL-034 )

This course provides theory and hands-on experience in the operation, service, inspection, and maintenance of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle systems. This course prepares students for the ASE Alternate Fuels Test (F-1). (Formerly DIESEL 034)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HMDT 035

2.00 UNITS

HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS

This course provides theory and hands-on experience with heavy- and medium-duty transmission operation, construction, service and overhaul procedures. (Formerly DIESEL 035)


HMDT 042

2.00 UNITS

ZERO EMISSION HEAVY DUTY TRUCK

The Zero Emission Heavy-Duty Truck course is to provide students with training in servicing and maintaining electric vehicles.


HMDT 064

4.00 UNITS

AUTO/TRUCK ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
( FORMERLY DIESEL-064 )

This course covers basic electrical theory, use of meters, test equipment, wiring diagrams, diagnosis and repair/replacement of major electrical components of automobiles and trucks. (Formerly DIESEL 064)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HISTORY

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HIST 100

3 UNITS

UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1877

This course provides a general survey of United States history with an emphasis on political, economic, social, and cultural developments from the pre-Colonial period through the Civil War and Reconstruction period.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


HIST 101

3 UNITS

UNITED STATES HISTORY: 1865 TO PRESENT

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course covers a general survey of United States history with an emphasis on social, political, cultural, and economic developments from the Reconstruction period to present times.


HIST 101H

3.00 UNITS

UNITED STATES HISTORY: 1865 TO PRESENT - HONORS

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course covers a general survey of United States history, including the use of selected primary texts, with an emphasis on social, political, cultural and economic developments from the Reconstruction period to present times. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


HIST 107

3.00 UNITS

NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

This course is a history of Native Americans in the region of the current day United States from the time preceding European colonialism to the present.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


HIST 137

3 UNITS

RACIAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY

This course is an introduction to United States history focusing on the experiences of racial and ethnic groups that spans from the early colonial period to present times. This course presents a comparative approach to understanding various racial and ethnic groups and their experiences through major social, political, economic, and cultural events in United States history.


HIST 138

3.00 UNITS

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877

As a general survey of African-American history to 1877, this course will analyze and detail the creation and development of African-American culture. This course examines key historical events and movements, such as the Atlantic slave trade, colonial and antebellum slavery, slave resistance, and the role of Free Blacks.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


HIST 139

3.00 UNITS

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY 1877 TO PRESENT

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course will emphasize the various social, political, and economic forces that have shaped the lives of African Americans from Reconstruction to the current time period. Topics include the post Reconstruction South, the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, and the conservative backlash, and the trials and triumphs of the 21st century.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


HIST 140

3.00 UNITS

CHICANO HISTORY

This course provides a survey of United States history from the Chicano perspective, with an emphasis on the 1840s to the 21st century.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


HIST 145

3.00 UNITS

HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course surveys the rich heritage of California from its earliest inhabitants and Spanish/Mexican settlements to the present. An emphasis will be placed on the impact of the ethnic and cultural diversity of California along with the importance of geography and immigration. Other topics will include political, economic, and social development of the region from the early 19th century to the present.


HIST 170

3 UNITS

WORLD HISTORY TO 1500

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course covers the development of human societies from their origins to 1500. Particular emphasis placed on a comparative approach between the world's major civilizations, including an examination of social structure and daily life, evolution of complex political systems, cultural values and economic developments.


HIST 171

3 UNITS

WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500

This course is a survey of world history from 1500 to present. There is a comparative approach to the study of specific themes including political, social, and economic change, as well as religious and cultural development.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


HIST 176

3.00 UNITS

COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF GENOCIDE AND WAR CRIMES

This course teaches the comparative history of genocide and war crimes during the 20th and 21st centuries. Students will study the phenomenon in a cross-cultural framework and will learn about the various socio-cultural and political organizations that have combatted genocide and rendered it a criminal act under international law.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HIST 185

3.00 UNITS

WOMEN IN UNITED STATES HISTORY

This course provides a general survey of the role of women in United States history, with an emphasis on relevant political, economic, and social factors. There will be an emphasis on how women challenged traditional roles and expectations, as well as their vast contributions to war efforts, reform movements, and the fight for social justice.


HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

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HOSP 100

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND CUSTOMER SERVICE

This course is an overview of the structure and financial performances of the food service and hospitality industry. it focuses on orientation to customer service, cultural/economic trends, and career opportunities in food service, tourism and hospitality. (Formerly CULART 101)


HOSP 160

3.00 UNITS

CULINARY PRODUCTION AND KITCHEN OPERATIONS

This course will expose the student to a variety of production methods within the hospitality industry, with an emphasis on kitchen production, soups, sauces, stocks, equipment in a commercial equipment, menu development, and cooking techniques used in a commercial kitchen. (Formerly CULART 160)


HUMAN SERVICES

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HUMSV 130

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ADDICTION STUDIES
( FORMERLY HUMSV-181 )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process and READ 100.

This course provides an exploration of the psychological, sociological, and physical causes and effects of substance use disorder. Also included, are overviews of the biopsychosocial nature of addiction; the impact of addiction on children, families and society; contemporary treatment and prevention approaches; and the addiction counseling profession. (FORMERLY HUMSV 181)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


HUMSV 131

3.00 UNITS

CO-OCCUR DISORDERS
( FORMERLY HUMSV-281B )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 100 and ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course reviews the major concepts, definitions, and features of co-occurring mental health disorders associated with addiction. Skills in recognizing co-occurring disorders, referral and case management of clients, and appropriate scope of practice are emphasized. Common types of mental health issues associated with addiction, including mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and unresolved issues of childhood abuse, are covered as well as an overview of appropriate treatment and management approaches. (Formerly HUMSV 281B)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


HUMSV 132

3.00 UNITS

DIVERSE POPULATIONS

This course explores the cultural impact of race, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, and religion on substance use and access to treatment. The course will provide exposure to the fundamentals of cross-cultural counseling of individuals and families with substance use disorders, and common cultural barriers to traditional dependency counseling are examined.


HUMSV 133

3.00 UNITS

PHARMACOLOGY

The biological impact of alcoholism and other drug dependencies, emphasizing the treatment and recovery process and the role of medical professionals are reviewed in this course. This course is approved for continuing education credit for nurses. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #01480 for 45 contact hours. (Formerly HUMSV 188)


HUMSV 134

3.00 UNITS

FAMILY DYNAMICS OF ADDICTION

This course offers an overview of family dynamics associated with alcoholism and drug addiction; the impact of the diseases on family members; family-oriented approaches to recovery; and the reintegration of the family into the community. This course is approved for continuing education credit for nurses. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #01480 for 45 contact hours. (Formerly HUMSV 186)


HUMSV 135

3.00 UNITS

PREVENTION, INTERVENTION AND RECOVERY
( FORMERLY HUMSV-189 )

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 100 and ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course provides a comprehensive overview of theories and strategies for the prevention and intervention and recovery of substance use disorders. (Formerly HUMSV 189)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


HUMSV 136

3.00 UNITS

ADDICTION STUDIES: BASIC COUNSELING I
( FORMERLY HUMSV-183 )

PREREQUISITE: HUMSV 130 and HUMSV 179.

Course topics include the dynamics of helping relationships, characteristics of substance dependent individuals, and counseling skills. (Formerly HUMSV 183)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


HUMSV 137

3.00 UNITS

ADDICTION STUDIES: GROUP COUNSELING II
( FORMERLY HUMSV-184 )

PREREQUISITE: HUMSV 136 and HUMSV 230 and HUMSV 232.

This course is designed for students seeking a certificate in Addiction Studies, and includes practical implications and experience in various recovery and crisis intervention modalities. (Formerly HUMSV 184)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


HUMSV 140

3.00 UNITS

CASE MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC SERVICE

This course provides an overview of the history, theories, skills and knowledge of case management in public social service settings.


HUMSV 167

3.00 UNITS

CRISIS INTERVENTION

This course examines the history, definitions, models and techniques of crisis intervention strategies including interviewing, assessment, and community resources/referral. Analysis of types of crises, common dangers and coping methods will be presented.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


HUMSV 170

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is an exploration and examination of historical and theoretical perspectives of human services in response to social problems. Legal, ethical, and problem solving models are presented and implications of ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity issues are discussed.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


HUMSV 172

3.00 UNITS

GROUP AND FAMILY DYNAMICS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course offers a comprehensive study of the dynamics operating in groups and families including the identification of healthy versus dysfunctional groups/families; methods of intervention, and techniques of facilitation treatment groups. Approved for continuing education credit for nurses. Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #01480 for 45 contact hours.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


HUMSV 173

3.00 UNITS

HELPING AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course offers a practical study of helping strategies and interpersonal skills. The focus is on the use of techniques to improve communication, better evaluate relationships, and resolve conflicts. This course qualifies for continuing education for nurses. Provider approved by the California board of Registered Nursing, provider number 01480, for 45 contact hours.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


HUMSV 179

3 UNITS

LAW AND ETHICS

This course explores the legal, ethical, professional and personal issues involved in the treatment of substance use disorder. Emphasis is placed on professional responsibility and patient rights as well as issues of the work place and professional growth.


HUMSV 205

2.00 UNITS

AIDS: PRACTICES, PROCESSES AND POLICY

An overview of AIDS including its diagnosis, transmission, and prevention; the psychosocial and economic impact of AIDS; society's response to the disease; and effective approaches to assist individuals coping with AIDS.


HUMSV 232

2.00 UNITS

ADDICTION STUDIES: FIELD WORK I
( FORMERLY HUMSV-198A )

This course provides supervised field work in the areas of orientation, screening, goal setting and evaluation, and the beginning techniques of alcohol and drug counseling at specific agencies. Students work in their assigned agencies a minimum of 10 hours per week. (Formerly HUMSV 198A)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


HUMSV 233

2.00 UNITS

ADDICTION STUDIES: FIELD WORK II
( FORMERLY HUMSV-198B )

This course provides supervised field work in the areas of on the job skills such as treatment planning, intake and assessment and facilitation of groups in the field of alcohol and drug counseling at specific agencies. Students work in their assigned agencies a minimum of 10 hours per week. (Formerly 198B)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


INSPECTION TECHNOLOGY

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INSPEC 014

3.00 UNITS

ADVANCED CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION: NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE (NEC)

This course provides an understanding of the National Electrical Code and a study of its applications (formerly INSPEC 014D).


INSPEC 017

3.00 UNITS

CALIFORNIA STATE ENERGY REGULATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
( FORMERLY INSPEC-017D )

This course is a study of the basic compliance requirements of the California Title 24 Energy Efficiency Standards for residential buildings and the 2016 CA Green Building Standards Code. It includes prescriptive and performance methods such as alternative packages and computer models (formerly INPSEC 017D).

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


INSPEC 029

3.00 UNITS

COMMUNITY RELATIONS FOR BUILDING PERSONNEL

This course covers the development of oral and written communication skills for code enforcement personnel and an introduction to community relations for civil service employees. Topics include the proper methods of dealing with different types of encounters that an inspector may have with do-it-yourself homeowners, contractors, developers, etc. and the legal aspects of code administration and enforcement.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


KINESIOLOGY

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KIN 200

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND KINESIOLOGY

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This introductory course provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement. An overview of the importance of the sub-disciplines in kinesiology will be discussed along with career opportunities in the areas of teaching, coaching, allied health, and fitness professions.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KIN 201

3.00 UNITS

MENTAL SKILLS FOR SPORT PERFORMANCE

This course develops an understanding of the mental aspects of sport performance and the mental skills that can be used to enhance sport performance.


KIN 202

3.00 UNITS

HISTORY OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT IN THE UNITED STATES

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is designed to explore the evolution of sport and physical activity. Topics include historical and philosophical influences from ancient societies through the present.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KIN 203

3.00 UNITS

THEORY OF COACHING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course explores the issues and problems facing the coach today. Topics include the philosophies, theories and principles of developing and maintaining an athletic program. This course is designed for coaches at various levels from youth to high school varsity.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KIN 205

3.00 UNITS

SPORTS MANAGEMENT

This course will serve as an overview of the field of sports management. Time will be spent exploring the development of the industry, current state and future trends in the discipline through the lenses of amateur, professional and international sports.


KIN 210

2.00 UNITS

SPORTS OFFICIATING

This course is designed to provide instruction on the rules, techniques, and mechanics of officiating the sports of soccer, football, basketball, and baseball.


KIN 231

3.00 UNITS

FIRST AID AND CPR

This course provides instruction on emergency care and treatment of illnesses and injuries including training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED). Students who successfully pass all CPR/AED and First Aid requirements will receive a CPR/AED and First Aid card.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KIN 232

3.00 UNITS

PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KIN 231.

This is an introductory course in the recognition, assessment, management, care, and prevention of injuries occurring during physical activities. Basic taping techniques, as well as the proper selection and use of treatment modalities, are included.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KIN 236

3.00 UNITS

STRESS MANAGEMENT AND WELLNESS

A study of stress with emphasis on the physiological, psychological, and sociological issues throughout the lifespan. Topics include: recognition and analysis of symptoms of stress, scientific studies, assessment tools, fitness programs, meditation, yoga, nutrition, weight control, and healthy habits that enhance health and well-being.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


KINESIOLOGY (ADAPTED)

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KINA 186A

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: BEGINNING STRETCHING AND STRESS REDUCTION

This course is designed to teach students with disabilities how to improve range of motion for various muscles in the human body using beginning level stretching techniques. This course also teaches basic techniques for stress reduction. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINA 186B

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: INTERMEDIATE STRETCHING AND STRESS REDUCTION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINA 186A.

This course is designed to teach students with disabilities how to improve range of motion for various muscles in the human body using intermediate level stretching techniques. This course also teaches intermediate level techniques for stress reduction. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINA 186C

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: ADVANCED STRETCHING AND STRESS REDUCTION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINA 186B.

This course is designed to teach students with disabilities how to improve range of motion for various muscles in the human body using advanced stretching techniques. This course also teaches advanced techniques for stress reduction. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINA 188A

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: BEGINNING FITNESS AND CONDITIONING

This course is designed to teach students with disabilities beginner level exercises to improve functional range of motion, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.


KINA 188B

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: INTERMEDIATE FITNESS AND CONDITIONING

This course is designed to teach students with disabilities intermediate level exercise techniques to improve range of motion, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.


KINA 188C

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: ADVANCED FITNESS AND CONDITIONING

This course is designed to teach students with disabilities advanced level exercises for maximizing range of motion, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. Designing and leading an exercise program is also taught. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.


KINA 189A

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: BEGINNING RESISTANCE TRAINING

This course is designed for students with disabilities. This course provides instruction in beginning level physical activities to improve muscular strength and endurance. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINA 189B

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: INTERMEDIATE RESISTANCE TRAINING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINA 189A.

This course is designed for students with disabilities. This course provides instruction in intermediate level physical activities to improve muscular strength and endurance. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINA 189C

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: ADVANCED RESISTANCE TRAINING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINA 189B.

This course is designed for students with disabilities. This course provides instruction in advanced level physical activities to improve muscular strength and endurance. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINA 190A

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: BEGINNING LEVEL SELF-DEFENSE

This course is designed to teach students with disabilities beginning level Krav Maga self-defense to help maintain or improve physical fitness and awareness. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.


KINA 190B

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: INTERMEDIATE LEVEL SELF-DEFENSE

This course is designed to teach students with disabilities, an intermediate level Krav Maga self-defense. To help maintain or improve physical fitness and awareness. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.


KINA 190C

1.00 UNITS

ADAPTED: ADVANCED LEVEL SELF-DEFENSE

This course is designed to teach students with disabilities, an advanced level Krav Maga self-defense. To help maintain or improve physical fitness and awareness. A completed adapted physical education participation form may be required prior to participation in this class.


KINESIOLOGY (ATHLETICS)

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KINX 110AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE CROSS COUNTRY - MEN

This course is intended for members of the Men's Intercollegiate Cross Country team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate cross country competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 110CX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE CROSS COUNTRY - MEN OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 111AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE CROSS COUNTRY - WOMEN

This course is intended for members of the Women's Intercollegiate Cross Country team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning, and teamwork required for intercollegiate cross country competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 111CX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE CROSS COUNTRY - WOMEN OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 112AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL - OFFENSE

This course is intended for members of the Intercollegiate Football team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate football competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 112CX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL - OFFENSE OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 113AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL - DEFENSE

This course is intended for members of the Intercollegiate Football team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate football competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 113CX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL - DEFENSE OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 114AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER - MEN

This course is intended for members of the Men's Intercollegiate Soccer team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate soccer competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 114CX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER - MEN OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 115AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER - WOMEN

This course is intended for members of the Women's Intercollegiate Soccer team. The course will provide instruction and training in skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate soccer competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 115CX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER - WOMEN OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 116AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE VOLLEYBALL - WOMEN

This course is intended for members of the Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball team. The course will provide instruction and training in the techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate volleyball competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 116CX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE VOLLEYBALL - WOMEN OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 120AX3

1.50 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL - MEN, FALL

This course is intended for members of the Men's Intercollegiate Basketball team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate basketball competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 120BX3

1.50 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL - MEN, SPRING

This course is intended for members of the Men's Intercollegiate Basketball team. The course is the second of the sequence that focuses on conference and postseason competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT FOR KINX 120AX3.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 120DX4

1.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL - MEN OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 121AX3

1.50 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL - WOMEN, FALL

This course is intended for members of the Women's Intercollegiate Basketball team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate basketball competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 121BX3

1.50 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL - WOMEN, SPRING

This course is intended for members of the Women's Intercollegiate Basketball team. The course is the second of the sequence that focuses on conference and postseason competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT IN KINX 121AX3.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 121DX4

1.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL - WOMEN OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season basketball skill development in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 130AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASEBALL

This course is intended for members of the Intercollegiate Baseball Team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate baseball competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 130BX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASEBALL PRE-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for pre-season intercollegiate athletics conditioning which includes: strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, drill techniques and game play in preparation for competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 130CX3

1.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASEBALL OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 131AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE SOFTBALL

This course is intended for members of the Women's Intercollegiate Softball team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate softball competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 131BX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE SOFTBALL PRE-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for pre-season intercollegiate athletics conditioning which includes: strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, drill techniques and game play in preparation for competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 132AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK AND FIELD - MEN

This course is intended for members of the Men's Intercollegiate Track and Field team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate track and field competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 132BX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK AND FIELD - MEN PRE-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for pre-season intercollegiate athletics conditioning which includes: strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, drill techniques and game play in preparation for competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 132CX3

1.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK AND FIELD - MEN OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 133AX3

3.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK AND FIELD - WOMEN

This course is intended for members of the Women's Intercollegiate Track and Field team. The course will provide instruction and training in the skills, knowledge, techniques, strategies, conditioning and teamwork required for intercollegiate competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINX 133BX3

2.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK AND FIELD - WOMEN PRE-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for pre-season intercollegiate athletics conditioning which includes: strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, drill techniques and game play in preparation for competition. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINX 133CX3

1.00 UNITS

INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK AND FIELD - WOMEN OFF-SEASON ATHLETICS

This course is designed for off-season sports conditioning in preparation for athletic participation. The course includes sport specific training with the purpose of developing areas of individual weaknesses. LIMITATION ON ENROLLMENT: ENROLLMENT IS BASED ON A SUCCESSFUL TRYOUT.


KINESIOLOGY (FITNESS, SBVC)

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KINF 105A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING LOW IMPACT AEROBICS

This course is designed to teach basic fitness concepts and beginning level movement skills to enhance strength, flexibility, endurance, movement memory, balance, coordination, and cardiovascular fitness.


KINF 105B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE LOW IMPACT AEROBICS

This course is designed to teach intermediate level fitness concepts and movement skills to enhance strength, flexibility, endurance, movement memory, balance, coordination, and cardiovascular fitness. Students will also learn how to design a basic step aerobics program.


KINF 105C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED LOW IMPACT AEROBICS

This course is designed to teach advanced level fitness concepts and movement skills to enhance strength, flexibility, endurance, movement memory, balance, coordination, and cardiovascular fitness. Students will also learn how to design an intermediate level step aerobics program.


KINF 108A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING

The course is designed to teach beginning level students? safe and proper technique for resistance exercises. Students will use free weights and universal machines to develop muscle strength and endurance. Students of all ability levels will receive individual instruction and personally tailored programs.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 108B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE WEIGHT TRAINING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINF 108A.

The course is designed to teach safe and proper intermediate level techniques for resistance exercises, including multi-joint movements. Students will use free weights and universal machines to develop muscle strength and endurance. Students of all ability levels will receive individual instruction and create personally tailored programs.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 108C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED WEIGHT TRAINING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINF 108B.

The course is designed to teach safe and proper advanced level technique for resistance exercises. Students will use free weights, olympic platforms, and universal machines to develop muscle strength and endurance through multi-joint and Olympic lift exercises. Students of all ability levels will receive individual instruction and create personally tailored programs.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 112A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING BODY CONDITIONING

This course is designed to teach beginner level fitness concepts and movement skills to improve overall cardiovascular fitness, as well as muscular strength and endurance. Instruction will be modified to accommodate students of all fitness and skill levels.


KINF 112B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE BODY CONDITIONING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINF 112A.

This course is designed to teach intermediate level fitness concepts and movement skills to improve overall cardiovascular fitness, as well as muscular strength and endurance.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 112C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED BODY CONDITIONING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINF 112B.

This course is designed to teach advanced level fitness concepts and movement skills to improve overall cardiovascular fitness, as well as muscular strength and endurance.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 127A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING WALKING FOR FITNESS

The course is designed to help improve cardiovascular endurance and overall fitness through walking. Beginning level training principles and proper technique will be taught to promote this lifelong activity.


KINF 127B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE WALKING FOR FITNESS

The course is designed to help improve cardiovascular endurance and overall fitness through walking. Intermediate level training principles, technique and program design will be taught to promote this lifelong activity.


KINF 127C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED WALKING FOR FITNESS

The course is designed to help improve cardiovascular endurance and overall fitness through walking. Advanced level training principles, technique program design and injury prevention and care will be taught to promote this lifelong activity.


KINF 138A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING PHYSICAL FITNESS

This course is a structured exercise class designed to help students participate in a beginning level exercise program including cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility training. Instructor guided equipment orientation, fitness testing, and exercise technique are provided.


KINF 138B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE PHYSICAL FITNESS

The course is a structured exercise class designed to help intermediate level students develop and participate in a balanced exercise program including cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility training. Instructor guided equipment orientation, fitness testing, exercise technique, and individualized programming are provided.


KINF 138C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED PHYSICAL FITNESS

This course is a structured exercise class designed to help advanced level students develop a balanced exercise program including cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility training. Instructor guided equipment orientation, fitness testing, exercise technique, and individualized programming are provided.


KINF 142A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING CONDITIONING FOR SPORTS

This course is designed to teach beginning level students muscular strength and endurance exercises, flexibility and core training skills and cardiovascular fitness. It is geared toward improving skills for participation in sports.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 142B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE CONDITIONING FOR SPORTS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINF 142A.

This course is designed to teach intermediate level students muscular strength and endurance exercises, flexibility and core training skills and cardiovascular fitness. It is geared toward improving skills for participation in sports.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 142C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED CONDITIONING FOR SPORTS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINF 142B.

This course is designed to teach advanced level students muscular strength and endurance exercises, flexibility and core training skills and cardiovascular fitness. It is geared toward improving skills for participation in sports.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 168A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING YOGA

This course is designed to introduce and practice beginning level Hatha Yoga. Improvement in balance, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance will be introduced. Meditation, breathing and relaxation techniques will be employed to assist in stress reduction.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 168B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE YOGA

This activity course is designed to teach the practice of intermediate level Hatha Yoga. Improvement in balance, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance will be emphasized. Meditation, breathing and relaxation techniques will be employed to assist in stress reduction.


KINF 168C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED YOGA

This activity course is designed to teach students advanced level Hatha Yoga as well as creating and leading a yoga flow sequence. Maximizing balance, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance will be emphasized. Meditation, breathing and relaxation techniques will be employed to assist in stress reduction.


KINF 190A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING TAI CHI

This course is designed to study and practice Tai Chi at the beginning level. The history, research, and benefits of Tai Chi will be examined, and the basic 12 forms of Tai Chi will be explored. The course will include individual and group instruction and practice.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINF 190B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI

This course is designed to study and practice Tai Chi at the intermediate level. The benefits of Tai Chi will be examined, and the basic 24 forms of Tai Chi will be explored. The course will include individual and group instruction and practice.


KINF 190C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED TAI CHI

This course is designed to study and practice Tai Chi at the advanced level. The relationship between Tai Chi and well-being will be examined, and the basic 42 forms of Tai Chi will be explored. The course will include individual and group instruction and practice.


KINESIOLOGY (TEAM)

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KINS 112A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING INDOOR SOCCER

This course is designed to teach beginning level rules, skills and techniques of indoor soccer, as well as individual and team strategies for game play. Rationale: Increase team sport course offerings for students and students majoring in Kinesiology

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINS 112B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE INDOOR SOCCER

This course is designed to teach intermediate level skills and techniques of indoor soccer, as well as individual and team strategies for game play.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINS 112C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED INDOOR SOCCER

PREREQUISITE: KINS 112B.

This course is designed to teach advanced level skills and techniques of indoor soccer, as well as individual and team strategies for game play.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINS 116A

1.00 UNITS

BEGINNING SOCCER

This course will provide beginning level instruction in the skills, techniques, strategies and rules of soccer. With the application of these techniques and practice, students may also improve their overall fitness.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINS 116B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE SOCCER

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINS 116A.

This course will provide instruction in the skills, techniques and strategies of soccer at the intermediate level of performance. With the application of these techniques and practice, students may also improve their overall fitness.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


KINS 116C

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED SOCCER

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: KINS 116B.

This course will provide instruction in the skills, techniques and strategies of soccer at the advanced level of performance. With the application of these techniques and practice, students may also improve their overall fitness.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY

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LIB 062

1 UNITS

CARE AND REPAIR OF LIBRARY MATERIALS

This course provides the basic, hands-on techniques used in the binding, repair, and care of printed library materials.


LIB 063

3.00 UNITS

SURVEY OF LITERATURE FOR LIBRARY TECHNICIANS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a brief examination of literature and literary genres for the library student to ensure effective Readers' Advisory interaction with patrons of all ages and reading interests.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


LIB 064

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO LIBRARY SERVICES

This course is an introduction to types of libraries and library services.


LIB 065

3 UNITS

PUBLIC SERVICES

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This course is an introduction to the public services departments and their functions in the modern library.


LIB 066

3 UNITS

ACQUISITIONS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This course is an introduction to the process of materials acquisition in the modern library.


LIB 067

3 UNITS

CATALOGING AND CLASSIFICATION

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of the cataloging and classification of library materials.


LIB 070

3.00 UNITS

LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER SERVICES

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 and LIB 064.

This class is an introduction to the application and integration of automation systems and computer in libraries.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


LIB 071

2.00 UNITS

YOUTH SERVICES AND PROGRAMS

This course explores age appropriate library services and programing for youth in public and school libraries.


LIB 098

1.00 UNITS

LIBRARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Supervised training, in the form of on the job employment that will enhance the student's knowledge in the selected field of study. The student's major and job must match. For paid work, 75 hours = 1 unit; for volunteer work, 60 hours = 1 unit. Students may earn a total of 16 units toward graduation in Work Experience 098 courses. See department for specific guidelines.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


LIB 110

3.00 UNITS

INFORMATION LITERACY AND RESEARCH

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This is an introductory course covering the skills needed to effectively access library and online information sources, to critically evaluate the information retrieved, and to practice ethical behavior in regard to information technology.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MACHINIST TECHNOLOGY

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MACH 010

1.00 UNITS

FUNDAMENTALS OF INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE

This course covers orientation to the trade and tools of the trade for industrial maintenance mechanics.


MACH 014

1.00 UNITS

CRAFT RELATED QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

This course is designed to give students the fundamental quantitative skills commonly used by industrial maintenance mechanics.


MACH 016

1.00 UNITS

CONSTRUCTION PRINT READING

This course is designed to give students the fundamental skills to read commonly used prints in construction by industrial maintenance mechanics.


MACH 021

4.00 UNITS

MACHINE SHOP I

This course includes basic machine shop practices, with an emphasis on Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), basic shop mathematics, measurements, the correct use of basic machine tools, mills, lathes, saws, drill presses, and provides an introduction to National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Standards Level I, Bench and Layout.


MACH 022

4.00 UNITS

MACHINE SHOP II

This course includes machine shop practices for students with a machining background. Emphasis is placed on mathematical speeds and feed formulas, boring processes on mills and lathes, tool grinding, National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Standards. At the completion of this course, students will have completed certain NIMS certification competencies.


MACH 025

3.00 UNITS

GENERAL MACHINE SHOP

This introductory course instructs students in the basic set up and operating of the lathe, mill, saw, drill press, and grinder. Students will also learn safety, blueprint reading, measurement, shop math, tool grinding, and speed and feed calculations needed in machine shops.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


MACH 070

3.00 UNITS

COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL PROGRAMMING (CNC) I

This course focuses on basic numerical control programming and emphasizes math used for toolpath geometry, and the use of a computer CNC Software simulator for verifying toolpath geometry calculations.


MACH 071

3.00 UNITS

COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL PROGRAMMING II

This is an intermediate Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming course which focuses on manual coding of various machine tool control languages. It includes programming concepts, and hands on manual programming to manufacture parts using Fanuc, Haas, and Mazak CNC machine tools.


MACH 072

3.00 UNITS

COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING PROGRAMMING I

This course includes the study and use of Mastercam X software with emphasis on drawing 2-D models, construction and part design basics related to 2-D models, and part programming for Computer Numerical Control (CNC) lathes and mills.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


MACH 074

3.00 UNITS

COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL (CNC) MACHINING SETUP AND OPERATION

This is an introductory course designed to teach the fundamental skills related to the setup and operation of Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machine tools. Safety, tool selection, speeds and feeds, machine and controller functions, and calculation and input of offsets, are also included.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


MACH 075

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO THREE-DIMENSIONAL COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN (3D-CAD)

This course is an introduction to Computer Aided Design/SolidWorks (CAD) in preparation for certification in SolidWorks Associates (CSWA) Exam. The creation of 2-D engineering drawings and 3-D solid models are explored for their application in design, manufacturing, and rapid prototyping.


MACH 076

3.00 UNITS

COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL (CNC) PARTS PROGRAMMING AND MACHINING

This course covers manual programming techniques, calculations, and program development for Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mills, machining centers, and lathes. Up to three axis of control will be discussed. Students will test part programs on Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines during laboratory hours.


MACH 090

3.00 UNITS

MECHANICAL PRINT READING

This course is a study in print interpretation with an emphasis on terminology. It also includes sketching, precision metrology, and concepts related to mechanical drawing standards, language of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Y14 series 2014, and how these apply to the mechanical print inspection processes.


MACH 129

3.00 UNITS

MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

The course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the manufacturing process: need, scope, advantages, limitation, economics, application, materials, and manufacturing. An overview of different methods for industrial materials manufacturing processes including casting, imaging and coating, molding, forming, machining, joining, and additive manufacturing will be covered.


MATHEMATICS

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MATH 962

5.00 UNITS

ARITHMETIC AND PREALGEBRA

This course is an introduction to mathematical properties, including the fundamental operations of whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, and percent. Topics also include exponential notation, linear equations in one variable, algebraic word problems, variables, polynomials, and the appropriate operation rules for rational numbers, whole numbers and integers.

Earned units for this course are NOT applicable to an Associate Degree.


MATH 095

4 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

This course includes finding solutions to quadratic equations and inequalities, rational exponents and radicals, solving linear systems of equations and inequalities, functions, exponential and logarithm functions, and application problems.


MATH 096

5.00 UNITS

ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

This combined course in algebra includes the concepts typically introduced in Elementary and Intermediate Algebra.


MATH 102

4 UNITS

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

This course is designed for students with a strong foundation in algebra. It includes the study of polynomial rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, conics, systems of nonlinear equations and inequalities, and an introduction to sequences and series.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MATH 103

4.00 UNITS

PLANE TRIGONOMETRY

PREREQUISITE: MATH 095 or MATH 096 or eligibility for MATH 103 as determined through the SBVC assessment process.

This course provides a study of trigonometric functions, identities, trigonometric equations, periodicity, graphs of trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, and the solutions of triangles.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


MATH 108

4 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

PREREQUISITE: MATH 095 or MATH 096 or eligibility for MATH 108 as determined through the SBVC assessment process.

This course is an introduction to probability, descriptive and inferential statistics, with applications to the natural sciences, business, economics, and the behavioral sciences.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


MATH 115

3 UNITS

IDEAS OF MATHEMATICS

This course includes sets, propositional logic, inductive reasoning and applications, mathematical patterns, counting methods, and finite probability spaces.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MATH 141

4.00 UNITS

BUSINESS CALCULUS

PREREQUISITE: MATH 095 or MATH 096 or eligibility for MATH 141 as determined through the SBVC assessment process.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: MATH 102.

This course is a study of calculus techniques with emphasis placed on concepts related to business and management solutions. Additional applications of derivatives and integrals of functions including polynomials, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions are studied.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MATH 151

4.00 UNITS

PRECALCULUS

PREREQUISITE: MATH 102 and MATH 103 or eligibility for MATH 151 as determined through the SBVC assessment process.

This course provides foundational skills to facilitate success in calculus. Topics include polynomials and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of nonlinear equations and inequalities, parametric and polar equations, trigonometric functions, and limits.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


MATH 250

4.00 UNITS

SINGLE VARIABLE CALCULUS I

This is a first course in calculus, including limits, continuity, derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions, applications of derivatives, antiderivatives, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, definite integrals and their applications.


MATH 251

4.00 UNITS

SINGLE VARIABLE CALCULUS II

PREREQUISITE: MATH 250.

This second course in calculus provides further application of definite integrals, differentiation and integration of transcendental functions, techniques of integration, L'Hopital's rule and improper integrals, infinite sequences and series, Taylor and power series, polar and parametric equations.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MATH 252

5.00 UNITS

MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS

PREREQUISITE: MATH 251.

This third course in calculus includes vectors, lines, and simple surfaces in three-dimensional space, some linear algebra topics, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, line integrals and Green's Theorem, surface integrals and the theorems of Gauss and Stokes.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MATH 265

4.00 UNITS

LINEAR ALGEBRA

PREREQUISITE: MATH 250.

This course provides an introduction to linear algebra that complements advanced courses in calculus. Topics include systems of linear equations, matrix operations, determinants, vectors and vector spaces, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and linear transformations.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MATH 266

4.00 UNITS

ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

PREREQUISITE: MATH 251.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: MATH 252.

The course is an introduction to ordinary differential equations including both quantitative and qualitative methods as well as applications from a variety of disciplines. Introduces the theoretical aspects of differential equations, including establishing when solution(s) exist, and techniques for obtaining solutions, including, series solutions, and singular points, Laplace transforms and linear systems.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MATH 601

0 UNITS

INDEPENDENT LAB FOR FUNDAMENTAL MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

This noncredit course is offered as a study or review of the fundamental concepts of arithmetic, prealgebra, beginning algebra, and intermediate algebra as appropriate based on individual student needs. The course is intended for students who need to refresh their math skills prior to taking a college level math course.

Noncredit course.


MATH 602

0 UNITS

SUPPORT FOR COLLEGE ALGEBRA

This noncredit course is a review of the prerequisite skills essential for college algebra. This course includes a review of topics covered in elementary and intermediate algebra as appropriate, based on individual student needs. The course is intended for students who need to refresh their math skills while enrolled in a college algebra math course to be used for just in time remediation.

Noncredit course.


MATH 608

0 UNITS

SUPPORT FOR INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS

This noncredit course is a review of the prerequisite skills essential for statistics. This course includes a review of topics covered in arithmetic and algebra as appropriate, based on individual student needs. The course is intended for students who need to refresh their math skills while enrolled in an introductory statistics course to be used for just in time remediation.

Noncredit course.


MUSIC

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MUS 100

3.00 UNITS

MUSIC APPRECIATION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course introduces students to music in western civilization and methods of music listening. Included in this course are guidelines for music selection, cross-cultural studies in music, the role of women in creating music, and history of art music, popular music, world music, and jazz.


MUS 101

3.00 UNITS

MUSIC THEORY I: FUNDAMENTALS

This course will cover fundamental musical notation, major scales and their key signatures, rhythmic analysis, chromatic scales, intervals, and solfeggio syllables. This course is designed for both the student with a moderate interest as well as the music major. As such, it serves as the first in a four-part series of music theory courses.


MUS 101L

1.00 UNITS

MUSICIANSHIP I

Sight-singing, ear training (melodic dictation) and keyboard skills are taught. Melodies will be sung with solfeggio syllables. Pitches will be identified on the keyboard and basic melodies will be notated through a development of listening skills. This course is the companion course to MUS 101.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 102

3.00 UNITS

MUSIC THEORY II: SCALES AND MODES

This course studies the following: transposition, modulation to parallel and relative keys and more distant keys through the use of secondary dominants. It also briefly delves into counterpoint and voice leading in four part harmony. It is the second in a four-part series of music theory courses designed for the music major.


MUS 102L

1.00 UNITS

MUSICIANSHIP II

This course continues to focus on the study of musicianship through its components. It explores dictation skills (the notation of aural impressions), the continued use of solfeggio syllables to discern pitches within a tonal framework, keyboard fundamentals, and is designed to elevate the student's level of dictation and musical analysis. It is the companion course to MUS 102.


MUS 104

3.00 UNITS

HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course examines the origin and development of Rock and Roll from the birth of blues to the present day. It is a chronological study that included discussion of major performing artists, composers, lyricists and arrangers. A study of the impact of Western culture is included.


MUS 105

3.00 UNITS

AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course traces the social history of America through its music. It examines the popular music of America from the Colonial period up to current times. The course compares the works of popular American composers and the musicians that performed them.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 106

3.00 UNITS

HISTORY OF JAZZ

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course studies the origin and development of Jazz from the birth of Blues to the present Day. It is a chronological study that includes discussions of major performing artists, composers, lyricist and arrangers. Included is a study of the impact on Western culture that Jazz has had in the last one hundred years.


MUS 107

3.00 UNITS

MUSIC OF THE WORLD

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a survey of traditional and folk music of the Americas, Europe, Near-Middle-Far East and sub-Saharan Africa. This course introduces students to the instrumental and vocal techniques, musical structures and performance context within selected cultures of these areas.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 108

3.00 UNITS

HISTORY OF HIP HOP MUSIC

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course presents the development of hip hop as a musical style and cultural movement. Students will examine key figures in hip hop, institutions, and social settings through readings, electronic media, videos, and live performance. Students will also investigate how hip hop culture is not only a source of entertainment, but also a medium that analyzes and/or provides commentary regarding social, economic, political, and cultural issues dealing with identity, cultural genocide, misogyny, racism, classism, materialism, freedom of speech, and sexuality.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 117A

1.00 UNITS

ELEMENTARY ACOUSTIC GUITAR

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a study of basic guitar emphasizing stringing, tuning and fingering. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 117B

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE ACOUSTIC GUITAR

PREREQUISITE: MUS 117A.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a study of intermediate guitar emphasizing stringing, tuning and fingering. The development of playing techniques and notation will also be studied. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 117C

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ACOUSTIC GUITAR

PREREQUISITE: MUS 117B.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a study of intermediate/advanced guitar emphasizing stringing, tuning and more complex fingering. The development of playing techniques, notation, reading guitar music and the playing of melodies will also be studied. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 117D

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED ACOUSTIC GUITAR

PREREQUISITE: MUS 117C.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a study of advanced guitar with an emphasis on stringing, tuning and complex fingering. The development of playing techniques, notation, reading guitar music, playing melodies, chord construction, and accompaniment will also be studied. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 121

3.00 UNITS

MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE - MIDDLE AGES THROUGH BAROQUE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course provides an overview of the historical development of music from the Middle Ages (1450) through the Baroque Period (1750). Emphasis is placed on appreciation of musical form, and the role of music in a multicultural society relative to historical events.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 121H

3.00 UNITS

MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE - MIDDLE AGES THROUGH BAROQUE - HONORS

This course provides an overview of the historical development of music from the Middle Ages (1450) through the Baroque Period (1750). Emphasis is placed on appreciation of musical form, and the role of music in a multicultural society relative to historical events. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program, but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.


MUS 123

3.00 UNITS

ELECTRONIC MUSIC I

This course is an introduction to computer-based music recording techniques using digital audio.


MUS 124

3.00 UNITS

ELECTRONIC MUSIC II

This course will cover advanced uses of sequencing software, notation software, digital audio, microphones, interfaces, and other hardware used in recording studios.


MUS 130

3.00 UNITS

ELEMENTARY VOICE

An introduction and progressive study of vocal techniques, with emphasis on singing and vocal projection.


MUS 131

3.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE VOICE

This course is designed for the singer who has had formal vocal training and wishes to pursue additional training for a career in the vocal arts. Emphasis is on vocal technique, voice quality, expression, style, interpretation, stage presence, and multi-language diction.


MUS 133

1.00 UNITS

ELEMENTARY PIANO

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course teaches practical keyboard facility that is applicable for the piano, organ, and electronic keyboard.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 134

1.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE PIANO
( FORMERLY MUS-134A )

PREREQUISITE: MUS 133.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or eligibility as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course focuses on the improvement of keyboard facility and sight reading abilities, utilizing improvisation and harmonization skills through simplified arrangements and complex piano selections. This course will be useful for those desiring to strengthen keyboard skills. (Formerly MUS 134A)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 135

1.00 UNITS

ADVANCED PIANO

This course focuses on sight-reading, harmonization, and improvisation skills. It is primarily concerned with complex piano works by Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms and other master composers.


MUS 141X2

0.50 UNITS

APPLIED MUSIC I

Students receive credit for a minimum of one-half hour of weekly private instruction on a musical instrument or voice. Daily laboratory practice, concert and ensemble participation are required. The course is open to all students in the college, with enrollment priority given to music majors. An audition with the director is mandatory for participation in this course. Public performances are mandatory.


MUS 152X4

2.00 UNITS

CHAMBER SINGERS

In this course, students will study and perform a wide variety of outstanding music literature from all periods suitable to a chamber group, including classical genres and contemporary art music as well as musical theater and opera excerpts. An audition with the director is mandatory. This course may be taken four times.


MUS 153X4

2.00 UNITS

CHAMBER CHORALE

This small ensemble is only for advanced singers. The ensemble will sing classical choral music specifically composed for small choirs. Singers will receive training as soloists and choral musicians. There is a mandatory audition for this ensemble. This course may be taken four times.


MUS 159X4

2.00 UNITS

THEATRICAL MUSIC WORKSHOP

In this course, students study stage movement paired with acoustical singing. Repertoire for this class consists of Opera, Oratorio, Operetta and Opera excerpts. Students perform both principal roles and chorus. Some previous classical vocal training is recommended. This course may be taken four times.


MUS 170X2

1.00 UNITS

JAZZ IMPROVISATION AND THEORY I

This course presents the beginning concepts of Jazz improvisation skills and Jazz theory. Emphasis is placed on swing, bebop, and blues. This course is open to instrumentalists and vocalists. An audition with the director is mandatory for participation in this ensemble. (Formerly MUS 170)


MUS 171X2

1.00 UNITS

JAZZ IMPROVISATION AND THEORY II

This course presents the intermediate to advanced concepts of Jazz improvisation skills and Jazz theory. This is an ensemble with emphasis placed on modal and pentatonic scales, hard bop style, and modern jazz. An audition with the director is mandatory for participation in this ensemble. (Formerly MUS 171)


MUS 180

1.00 UNITS

INSTRUMENTAL CHAMBER MUSIC

This course covers the study and performance of instrumental chamber literature. Students will be organized into various chamber music ensembles to prepare, perform, and record assigned literature. An audition with the director is mandatory for participation in this ensemble.


MUS 201

3.00 UNITS

MUSIC THEORY III: BASIC HARMONY

This course studies diatonic harmonies of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries in Western Music. The study includes a review of: seventh chords, secondary dominants, non-harmonic tones, figured bass realizations and beginning formal analysis. Additionally, it takes a look at Neapolitan sixth chords, chromatic harmony, modulation and a brief foray into chromatic harmony. It includes the study of Bach chorales and is the third in a four-part series of theory courses designed for the music major.


MUS 201L

1.00 UNITS

MUSICIANSHIP III

This course teaches how to sight-sing melodies in the major and minor modes, in simple and compound meters, with intervals beyond the third as well as modulating melodies. It studies harmonic dictation of triads and chords, six and eight measure melodies and the playing of triads from all modes as well as all major and minor scales as they are performed at the keyboard. It is the companion course to MUS 201.


MUS 202

3.00 UNITS

MUSIC THEORY IV: HARMONY

PREREQUISITE: MUS 201 and MUS 201L.

This course studies diatonic harmonies, secondary dominant chord structures and figured bass line realizations. It also studies ninth chords, Neapolitan sixth chords, Impressionism, tone rows and augmented sixth chords. The analysis of Bach chorales is an integral part of the course. This course is the fourth in a four-part series of theory courses designed for the music major.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 202L

1.00 UNITS

MUSICIANSHIP IV

PREREQUISITE: MUS 201 and MUS 201L.

This course teaches the sight-singing for modal melodies, melodies with larger intervallic relationships and melodies containing non-diatonic tones. This course studies the dictation of modal melodies, melodies with non-diatonic tones and modulating melodies. It also covers the harmonic identification of secondary dominants and Neapolitan sixth chords. This course is the companion course to MUS 202.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


MUS 241X2

0.50 UNITS

APPLIED MUSIC II

Students receive credit for a minimum of one-half hour of weekly private instruction on a musical instrument or voice. Daily laboratory practice, concert and ensemble participation are required. The course is open to all students in the college, with enrollment priority given to music majors. This course may be taken two times.


NURSING

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NURS 140

2.00 UNITS

VOCATIONAL TO PROFESSIONAL NURSE

This course prepares Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) to transition into the Registered Nursing (RN) program. This course includes role transition content, nursing process, standards of practice, and critical thinking in nursing. A challenge examination covering first semester medical-surgical nursing content will determine eligibility for placement within the first or second semester of the program. Application of KSAs will occur in the hospital, on-campus skills laboratory, and simulation settings. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE NURSING PROGRAM.


NURS 150

4.00 UNITS

FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING

This course focuses on the nurse's role in the collection of assessment data, identifying the relevance of the data collected, the analysis of patient priorities, the implementation of nursing interventions, and the evaluation of patient care for diverse adults and older adults ages 65 and over by focusing on universal practices including physical assessment, safety, infection control, hygiene, body mechanics, activity/exercise, nutrition, pain management, cultural awareness, communication and documentation. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE NURSING PROGRAM.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


NURS 151

5.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING

This course is a first-year course that focuses on the nurse's role in the collection of assessment data, identifying the relevance of the data collected, the analysis of patient priorities, the implementation of nursing interventions, and the evaluation of patient care for diverse adults and adults ages 65 and over, nursing care and administration of medication for patients with the basic healthcare needs in pulmonary, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, neurological, immunological, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and endocrine body systems, as well as patients undergoing general surgery and/or requiring wound care. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE NURSING PROGRAM.


NURS 160

4.00 UNITS

NURSING CARE OF THE CHILDBEARING FAMILY AND NEWBORN

PREREQUISITE: NURS 150 and NURS 151.

This course is a first-year nursing course that focuses on the nurse's role in the collection of assessment data, identifying the relevance of data collected, the analysis of patient priorities, the implementation of nursing interventions, and evaluation of patient care for childbearing families. Maternity nursing also focuses on the biophysical aspects of human reproduction, assessment and management of the antepartal, intrapartal, and postpartal periods, and newborn care. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE NURSING PROGRAM.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


NURS 161

5.00 UNITS

BEGINNING MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING

This is a first-year course that focuses on the nurse's role in the collection of assessment data, identifying the relevance of the data collected, the analysis of patient priorities, the implementation of nursing interventions, and evaluation of patient care for diverse adult patients and adults ages 65 and over with advanced healthcare needs in respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, immunological, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and endocrine body systems. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE NURSING PROGRAM.


NURS 250

4.00 UNITS

NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES

This is a first-year course that focuses on the nurse's role in the collection of assessment data, identifying the relevance of the data collected, the analysis of patient priorities, the implementation of nursing interventions, and evaluation of patient care for diverse pediatric populations and their families. Pediatric nursing also focuses on a family-centered approach to the nursing care of infants and children. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE NURSING PROGRAM.


NURS 251

5.00 UNITS

INTERMEDIATE MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING

This is a second-year course that focuses on the nurse's role in the collection of assessment data, identifying the relevance of the data collected, the analysis of patient priorities, the implementation of nursing interventions, and evaluation of patient care for diverse adult patients and adults aged 65 and over with advanced healthcare needs in neurological, gastrointestinal, respiratory, genitourinary, immunological, cardiovascular, and endocrine diseases. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE NURSING PROGRAM.


NURS 260

4.00 UNITS

MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

PREREQUISITE: NURS 250 and NURS 251.

This course focuses on the nurse's role in the collection of assessment data, identifying the relevance of the data collected, the analysis of patient priorities, the implementation of nursing interventions, and evaluation of patient care for diverse adult patients and adults aged 65 and over with mental health disorders. Psychiatric nursing also focuses on neurobiological theories, risks and interventions for suicide, substance abuse, and other mental health disorders. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE NURSING PROGRAM.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


NURS 261

5.00 UNITS

COMPLEX CARE AND LEADERSHIP

This is a second-year nursing course that builds upon previously learned knowledge, skills and attitudes while focusing on the application of the nursing process, discrimination of data, and identification of care priorities in order to manage complex needs of adults ages 65 and over, critically ill or injured adults with single or multisystem failure. Complex Care and Leadership provides learning opportunities for leadership, community outreach and disaster nursing. Correlated clinical experiences provide the senior student opportunities to assume nursing responsibilities in complex care areas and to function as part of an inter-professional team as a pre-licensed preceptee. Application of knowledge, skills and attitudes (K-S-A) will occur in the hospital, on-campus skills laboratory, and simulation settings. The course also reviews graduate responsibilities for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) application and professional employment/licensure responsibilities. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE NURSING PROGRAM.


OCEANOGRAPHY

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OCEAN 101

3 UNITS

ELEMENTS OF OCEANOGRAPHY

This course explores the geological processes that created the ocean basins, chemistry of sea water, physical motions of the oceans, and the interrelationships of biological communities with their physical environments. It is recommend that transfer students also enroll in the companion OCEAN 111, Elements of Oceanography Laboratory.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


OCEAN 111

1.00 UNITS

ELEMENTS OF OCEANOGRAPHY LABORATORY

This hands-on course introduces students to techniques of oceanography, including bathymetry, charts, and methods of studying the physical ocean environment. This course is recommended for students concurrently enrolled in OCEAN 101 or who have successfully completed the course within the last three years.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


OSHA

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OSHA 030

2.00 UNITS

FEDERAL OSHA OUTREACH: CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SAFETY

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: Federal OSHA requires each student be 18 years of age in order to qualify for an OSHA card.

This course provides training required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for the Federal Outreach Construction Industry, minimum 30-Hour training card.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


PHARMACY TECHNOLOGY

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PHT 060

3.00 UNITS

PHARMACY SYSTEM I

PREREQUISITE: BIOL 155 or BIOL 250 and BIOL 251 or BIOL 260 and BIOL 261.

This class introduces the student to the field of pharmacy, its history, environment, and processes. It emphasizes out-patient/community service pharmacy settings in issues of prescription processing, pharmacy business management, federal laws/regulation, protocol procedures, and pharmacy references/associations for assistance.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


PHT 062

3.00 UNITS

PHARMACOLOGY I

This course applies the therapeutic uses of medications as they are administered to the human body systems and its classifications emphasizing basic indications, drug dosages, dosage forms, routes of administration, side effects, special directions of use, and drug interactions.


PHT 064

3.00 UNITS

PHARMACY CALCULATIONS

In this course students apply mathematical skills to the calculation of medication dosages, intravenous solutions, and pharmacy operations.


PHT 070

3.00 UNITS

PHARMACY SYSTEMS II

This course covers the application of advanced preparation, distribution and methods for dispensing medications within a institutional pharmacy setting under the supervision of a pharmacist.


PHT 071

3.00 UNITS

PHARMACOLOGY II

PREREQUISITE: PHT 062.

This course continues to focus on the therapeutic uses of administered medications applicable to the human anatomy and physiology by a dug's pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


PHT 072

5.00 UNITS

PHARMACY CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

In this course, students study the application of prescription processing, inventory management and dispensing of medications in a pharmacy under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. It emphasizes use of a pharmacy database, customer service, communication and professional ethics. Students will complete a minimum of 240 experiential hours in a minimum of one site locations.


PHT 074

2.00 UNITS

PHARMACY SEMINAR

This course reviews the duties of a pharmacy technician in the out-patient/community and the in-patient/institutional setting in the areas of pharmacy management/administration, pharmacy federal laws/regulation, and pharmacology.


PHT 601

0 UNITS

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN LICENSURE EXAM PREPARATION

This noncredit course prepares students for the multiple choice questions on the pharmacy technician licensing examination. This course reviews the duties of a pharmacy technician in the out-patient/community and the in-patient/institutional setting in the areas of pharmacy management/administration, pharmacy federal laws/regulation, and pharmacology.


PHILOSOPHY

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PHIL 101

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

This is a general introduction to the major problems in philosophy, with attention directed to both classical and modern philosophy as a basis for discussion of issues such as epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PHIL 101H

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY - HONORS

This course is a general introduction to the major problems of philosophy, with attention directed to classical and modern philosophy as a basis for discussion of issues such as epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging coursework.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PHIL 102

3 UNITS

CRITICAL THINKING AND WRITING

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is an introduction to critical thinking focusing on argument and evidence and the ability to write coherent argumentative essays. Topics include recognition of the structures of reasoning in natural language, the evaluation of such reasoning (including informal fallacies), the uses and abuses of language, and an investigation of the rhetorical devices common in our culture. Students practice critical thinking by writing substantive arguments and essays.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PHIL 103

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC: ARGUMENT AND EVIDENCE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

Introduction to the techniques of critical thought, including language analysis, inductive and deductive logic, symbolic logic, and the development of the scientific method.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PHIL 105

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS

This course is an introduction to ethics focusing on the analysis of the basic ideas and principles underlying moral conduct. Theories such as utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics will be used to analyze problems arising in the realms of business, health care, and politics.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PHIL 180

3 UNITS

DEATH AND DYING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a study of dying, death, and bereavement. Medical, ethical, legal, philosophical, and religious considerations will be explored.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PHYSICS

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PHYSIC 101

4 UNITS

INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS

PREREQUISITE: MATH 095 or MATH 096.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H or READ 100.

This is an introductory algebra based physics course. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of motion, forces, energy, momentum, waves, light, electricity, magnetism, and concepts of modern physics.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PHYSIC 151

4.00 UNITS

GENERAL PHYSICS FOR THE LIFE SCIENCES I

This is the first course in a two-semester physics sequence designed primarily for students in biology, pharmacology, pre-medicine, physical therapy, and allied health programs. Topics include mechanics, waves, fluids, and thermodynamics. The needed concepts of calculus will be developed and used where appropriate. (Formerly PHYSIC 150A)


PHYSIC 152

4.00 UNITS

GENERAL PHYSICS FOR THE LIFE SCIENCES II

This is the second course in a two-semester physics sequence designed primarily for students in biology, pharmacology, pre-medicine, physical therapy, and allied health programs. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. The needed concepts of calculus will be developed and used where appropriate. (Formerly PHYSIC 150B)


PHYSIC 202

4.00 UNITS

PHYSICS I

This is a calculus based physics course covering mechanics and oscillations. This course is designed to satisfy the lower division physics requirement for majors in physics, engineering, astronomy, chemistry, geology, computer science and mathematics.


PHYSIC 203

4.00 UNITS

PHYSICS II

PREREQUISITE: PHYSIC 202.

This is a calculus based physics course covering electricity, magnetism, and waves. This course is designed to satisfy the lower division physics requirement for majors in physics, engineering, astronomy, chemistry, geology, computer science and mathematics.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PHYSIC 204

4.00 UNITS

PHYSICS III

This is a calculus based physics course covering thermodynamics, fluids, optics, and modern physics. This course is designed to satisfy the lower division physics requirement for majors in physics, engineering, astronomy, chemistry, geology, computer science and mathematics.


POLITICAL SCIENCE

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POLIT 100

3 UNITS

AMERICAN POLITICS

This course is an introduction to American government and politics that is designed to meet requirements in United States and California constitution and government.


POLIT 110

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL THEORY

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a survey of Western political thought from classical times to the contemporary period. The course explores such controversial topics as the nature of justice, the morality of political deception and violence, the proper limits of governmental power, the virtues (and challenges) of political diversity, and the future of the bourgeois state in an era of globalization.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


POLIT 110H

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL THEORY - HONORS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a survey of Western political thought from classical times to the contemporary period. The course utilizes selected primary texts to explore such controversial topics as the nature of justice, the morality of political deception and violence, the proper limits of governmental power, the virtues (and challenges) of political diversity, and the future of the bourgeois state in an era of globalization. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


POLIT 141

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WORLD POLITICS

An introduction to world politics (international relations), this course surveys the major actors, processes and issues that inform international relations, including foreign policy, war and peace, international organizations, global political economy, human rights, international law, the global environment, and sustainable development.


PSYCHIATRIC TECHNOLOGY

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PSYTCH 084

17.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHIATRIC TECHNOLOGY

This course is an introduction to psychiatric technology emphasizing principles and application of basic nursing skills to the care of clients with developmental disabilities. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE PSYCHIATRIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


PSYTCH 085

12.00 UNITS

PSYCHIATRIC TECHNOLOGY: NURSING SCIENCE

This course is the study of basic nursing science concepts and skills with a focus on application to clients with medical and surgical disorders. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE PROGRAM PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE PSYCHIATRIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.


PSYTCH 086

17.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHIATRIC TECHNOLOGY: BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

PREREQUISITE: PSYTCH 084.

This course is a study of psychiatric mental disorders. Included is the application of mental health theory to the basic nursing care of clients in acute, long-term care, and state mental health institutional settings. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED PREREQUISITES AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE PSYCHIATRIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


PSYTCH 601

0 UNITS

PSYCHIATRIC TECHNOLOGY LICENSURE EXAM PREPARATION

This noncredit course prepares students for the multiple choice questions on the psychiatric technician licensing examination that require a sound knowledge base and application of critical thinking skills to scenarios typically encountered when providing care to patients with medical, developmental and psychiatric disabilities.

Noncredit course.


PSYCHOLOGY

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PSYCH 100

3 UNITS

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

This course surveys the nature and scope of psychology as a science including the principles of neurophysiology, sensation, perception, learning, altered states of consciousness, memory, cognition, intelligence, language, creativity, emotion, motivation, personality, psychopathology, testing, treatment, attitudes, and human development.

Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PSYCH 100H

3 UNITS

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY - HONORS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process and ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course surveys the nature and scope of psychology as a science including the principles of neurophysiology, sensation, perception, learning, altered states of consciousness, memory, cognition, intelligence, language, creativity, emotion, motivation, personality, psychopathology, testing, treatment, social psychology, and human development.This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PSYCH 102

3 UNITS

PERSONAL AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT

PREREQUISITE: PSYCH 100 or PSYCH 100H.

This course provides students with an understanding of how scientists, clinicians, and practitioners study and apply psychology to everyday life. Research and theory from psychology and other disciplines are applied to many factors such as culture, gender, ethnicity, etc. across a person's life.


PSYCH 105

4.00 UNITS

STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

This class focuses on statistics as applied to the social sciences and includes such topics as measurement, frequency distributions, correlation, sampling, statistical inference, and hypothesis testing.


PSYCH 110

3.00 UNITS

ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

PREREQUISITE: PSYCH 100 or PSYCH 100H.

Survey of theory and research in abnormal behavior exploring causes and types of psychological disorders along with intervention and prevention strategies.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PSYCH 111

3 UNITS

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: LIFESPAN

This course is a survey of lifespan developmental psychology from conception through death, including biological and environmental influences.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


PSYCH 112

3 UNITS

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY

PREREQUISITE: PSYCH 100 or PSYCH 100H.

This course is a survey of the psychological growth of the normal individual from conception through adolescence with emphasis on stages of development.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PSYCH 118

3.00 UNITS

HUMAN SEXUAL BEHAVIOR

PREREQUISITE: PSYCH 100 or PSYCH 100H.

This course provides an overview of the field of human sexuality through examining human sexuality from psychological, biological, sociocultural, and historical perspectives.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PSYCH 141

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course will introduce the scientific study of the biological basis of behavior. Topics will include neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and the brain-behavior relationships underlying a variety of psychological concepts.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


PSYCH 201

4.00 UNITS

RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

PREREQUISITE: PSYCH 100 or PSYCH 100H and MATH 108 or PSYCH 105.
DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course focuses on research designs and methods used in the social sciences including such topics as descriptive and experimental research designs and methods.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


READING AND STUDY SKILLS

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READ 015

4 UNITS

PREPARATION FOR COLLEGE READING

This course is designed to foster general reading improvement with an emphasis on reading comprehension and vocabulary. Assignments are based on diagnostic tests, which identify strengths and weaknesses in reading comprehension and vocabulary.


READ 100

3.00 UNITS

COLLEGE ACADEMIC READING

PREREQUISITE: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined through the SBVC assessment process.

This course is designed to improve reading and learning processes, reading comprehension and critical thinking strategies as applied to all stages of academic reading. Emphasis will be on the integration and synthesis of academic text.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


READ 102

3 UNITS

CRITICAL READING AS CRITICAL THINKING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 100.

This course explores the relationship of critical reading and critical thinking with an emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills and the application in the interpretation, analysis, criticism, and advocacy of ideas encountered in academic reading.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to CSU.


READ 620

0 UNITS

READING SKILLS

This noncredit, self-paced course is designed for students requiring basic reading skills instruction, including, but not limited to, phonics, dictionary usage, vocabulary development, syllabication, and beginning reading comprehension skills.

Noncredit course.


REAL ESTATE

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REALST 062

3 UNITS

REAL ESTATE PRACTICE

This course includes the day-to-day operations in real estate, overview of brokerage procedures and the various roles of the employee. The successful completion of this course meets qualifications for sales person or broker licensing exam.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


REALST 068

3 UNITS

REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL: RESIDENTIAL

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: REALST 100.

This course addresses the purpose of appraisals, appraisal process, and the different methods, approaches, and techniques used to determine the value of various types of property. Successful completion of this course meets elective qualification for salesperson or broker licensing approval.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


REALST 070

3 UNITS

REAL ESTATE FINANCE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: REALST 100.

This course addresses the analysis of real estate financing including lending policies and problems in financing transactions in residential, apartment, commercial and special purpose properties.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


REALST 074

3 UNITS

LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: REALST 100.

This course is the study of real estate law with emphasis on applications in real estate brokerage and related fields.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


REALST 076

3.00 UNITS

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: REALST 100.

This course is a study of the history and role of the professional property manager. The topics covered include, leases, lease negotiations, tenant relations (both residential and commercial properties), liability issues, record keeping and thorough management operations.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


REALST 080

3.00 UNITS

ESCROW PROCEDURES
( FORMERLY ESCROW-001 )

This course covers methods and techniques of escrow procedures emphasizing the legal and ethical responsibilities of professionals engaged in escrow and real estate work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


REALST 100

3 UNITS

REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES

This course includes the fundamentals of real estate including the basic laws and principles of California real estate. This includes the background and terminology necessary for advanced study of real estate. The successful completion of this course meets qualifications for sales person or broker licensing exam.


RELIGIOUS STUDIES

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RELIG 100

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO RELIGIOUS STUDIES

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is an introductory study of religion, with emphasis on religious experience, the origins and function of religion, and the various modes of religious expression. Necessarily broad in scope, this course will draw on Eastern, Western, ancient, and modern religious phenomena to help students understand various religious components, such as myth, ritual, scripture, art, doctrine, and mysticism.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


RELIG 100H

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO RELIGIOUS STUDIES-HONORS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by SBVC assessment process.

This course is an introductory study of religion, with emphasis on religious experience, the origins and function of religion, and the various modes of religious expression. Necessarily broad in scope, this course will draw on Eastern, Western, ancient, and modern religious phenomena to help students understand various religious components, such as myth, ritual, scripture, art, doctrine, and mysticism. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging coursework.


RELIG 101

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world with an emphasis on the beliefs, practices, and histories of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Taoism.


RELIG 110

3 UNITS

MAGIC, WITCHCRAFT, AND RELIGION

This course is a comparative study of spiritual and religious practices, past and present, including magic, witchcraft, shamanism, and totemism. It entails study of syncretism, change, and the role of spiritual and religious practice in society.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


RELIG 135

3 UNITS

RELIGION IN AMERICA

This course is an introduction to the diverse expression of religion in the United States, including the Puritans, slave religion, the religious reform movements, the Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim communities, the African American religious experience, Eastern religions in America, and contemporary syncretistic religious movements.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


RELIG 150

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is an introduction to myth and its function in culture through an examination of creation stories, end-of-the world stories, hero stories, and trickster stories. Although focusing on the narrative expression of religion, this course necessarily draws from many traditions, including Native American, Greek, Roman, European, Islamic, Chinese, Hindu, and Japanese traditions of myth. In addition, this class will examine modern American myths.


RELIG 175

3 UNITS

THE LITERATURE AND RELIGION OF THE BIBLE
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS ENGL-175 )

PREREQUISITE: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course covers The English Bible as literature and as religion including an examination of the types of literature found in the Bible, the historical and religious context in which the literature was developed and an extensive reading of the two testaments. This course is also offered as ENGL 175. RELIG 175 is the transferable equivalent of ENGL 075. A student taking RELIG 175 may not earn credit for ENGL 075.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


RELIG 176

3 UNITS

JESUS AND HIS INTERPRETERS

This course is a study of images and interpretations of Jesus with three principle divisions: Jesus and the gospels or biblical tradition; Jesus and the historians, including the quest of historians and theologians for the Jesus of history; and Jesus and the arts (Jesus in art, music, film, and the literary arts, such as novels, poems, and plays.)

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


RELIG 180

3 UNITS

DEATH AND DYING

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a study of dying, death, and bereavement. Medical, ethical, legal, philosophical, and religious considerations will be explored

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SOCIOLOGY

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SOC 100

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is an introductory study of the basic concepts, theoretical approaches, and methods of sociology. Included in this examination are the social influences on human behavior, social structure, culture, socialization and the self, group dynamics, social stratification, and global patterns, with an emphasis on social institutions.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SOC 100H

3 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY - HONORS

This course is an introductory study of the basic concepts, theoretical approaches, and methods of sociology. Included in this examination are the social influences on human behavior, social structure, culture, socialization and the self, group dynamics, social stratification, and global patterns, with an emphasis on social institutions. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program, but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SOC 110

3 UNITS

SOCIAL PROBLEMS

This course is an examination of contemporary social issues in the United States including causes, consequences, interventions, and solutions, with an emphasis on social institutions and other topics such as crime, inequalities, substance abuse, and the role of power and ideology in the construction and definitions of social problems.


SOC 120

3 UNITS

HEALTH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is an examination of health and illness in society. There is an emphasis on the social inequalities that stem from unequal living conditions, and social stratification that impact disproportionate health outcomes, health epidemics, and policy development throughout the life course. Organization of the medical system, healthcare access, public health issues, and advocacy related trends and strategies will be studied.


SOC 130

3 UNITS

FAMILY SOCIOLOGY

This course is an examination of the family as a social institution. Topics include historical and contemporary trends, social stratification, intimacy and relationships, and social forces that influence the family.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SOC 135

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO CRIME

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a sociological examination of crime, criminality, and deviance in society with a focus on types of deviant and criminal behaviors, history, and patterns in the United States. Topics include sociological theories, definition and measurement of crime, cultural values and norms related to deviance, social inequality, criminal justice system, and the laws and methods used to control crime and deviance.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SOC 141

3 UNITS

RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS

This course is a sociological examination of racial and ethnic groups. Topics include historical, cultural, political, and economic practices and social institutions that support or challenge racism, and contemporary issues related to racial and ethnic inequalities, and relations in the United States with some focus on global trends.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SOC 145

3 UNITS

SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is an examination of the social construction of gender, femininity, and masculinity in the United States. Topics include historical, cross-cultural, and societal forces and change that influence gender socialization, expectations, and practices with an emphasis on social institutions and some focus on global contemporary trends.


SOC 150

3 UNITS

AGING AND THE LIFE COURSE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course is a sociological examination of aging and the life course with an emphasis on aging as a social process. Topics include demographic trends, historical, cross-cultural, political, and economic forces that influence the experience of aging on individuals and families throughout the lifespan, communities, and societies, with some focus on global patterns.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SPANISH

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SPAN 101

5 UNITS

COLLEGE SPANISH I

In this course students will develop the ability to converse, read and write in Spanish. The course includes the study of essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms, and grammatical structures along with an introduction to the cultures of Spanish speaking countries. This course corresponds to the first two years of high school study.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SPAN 102

5 UNITS

COLLEGE SPANISH II

In this course students continue to develop conversational, reading and writing skills in Spanish with emphasis on past tense verbs, grammar, vocabulary expansion and the culture of Spanish speaking countries.


SPAN 102H

5.00 UNITS

COLLEGE SPANISH II - HONORS
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS SPAN-102 )

PREREQUISITE: SPAN 101 or SPAN 101H.

In this course students continue to develop conversational, reading and writing skills in Spanish with emphasis on past tense verbs, grammar, vocabulary expansion and the culture of Spanish speaking countries. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging course work.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SPAN 103

4.00 UNITS

COLLEGE SPANISH III

In this intermediate level course students develop complex conversational, reading and writing skills, with emphasis on the subjunctive and hypothetical situations. This course expands vocabulary in the Spanish language and awareness of Hispanic culture.


SPAN 103H

4.00 UNITS

COLLEGE SPANISH III - HONORS
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS SPAN-103, SPAN-157 )

In this intermediate level course students develop complex conversational, reading and writing skills, with emphasis on the subjunctive and hypothetical situations. This course expands vocabulary in the Spanish language and awareness of Hispanic culture. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging coursework.


SPAN 104

4.00 UNITS

COLLEGE SPANISH IV
( THIS COURSE IS ALSO OFFERED AS SPAN-158 )

PREREQUISITE: SPAN 103 or SPAN 103H or SPAN 158.

This course develops language skills through reading, discussion, analysis, and writing about culturally representative works from Spain and Latin America. Emphasis is on composition and literature as an expression of culture.


SPAN 157

4.00 UNITS

SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS I

This course is intended for students with native or near-native proficiency in spoken Spanish. Reading and writing standard literary Spanish is emphasized. Students will develop an increased understanding of academic vocabulary, grammar, orthography, and punctuation. Oral proficiency will also be strengthened. Analyzing and discussing topical, cultural and historically-significant texts will allow students to increase cultural awareness of the Spanish-speaking world and to sharpen critical thinking skills. The course is conducted in Spanish.


SPAN 158

4.00 UNITS

SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS II

This course is designed for students who already communicate in Spanish and who want to develop and strengthen reading and writing skills with special emphasis on vocabulary expansion, verbs, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and cultural applications of the Spanish language. Emphasis is on correct usage of standard Spanish. Course is conducted primarily in Spanish, producing skills equivalent to Spanish 103.


STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

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SDEV 001

1.00 UNITS

ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE

This class introduces students to college culture, including academic policies and procedures. To assist in a smooth transition to college, students will identify college success strategies and campus resources that will support them in making a connection to the campus, a key component to success. (Formerly LST 001)


SDEV 015

1.00 UNITS

PUENTE: STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS

This course helps students identify their academic strengths and limitations as a first step in long-term educational planning for transfer. In addition, students learn essential skills for creating success in college and in life. This course is paired with ENGL 015 Preparation for College Writing (Puente Project).


SDEV 102

3.00 UNITS

PATHWAYS FOR COLLEGE AND LIFE SUCCESS

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: READ 015.

This introductory course is designed for students seeking direction in setting academic and life goals. A bio-psycho-social perspective will be used to highlight the person-environment dynamics crucial to a well-rounded preparation for academic and life success. Major topics will include evaluation of personal interests, abilities and values, educational planning, goal setting, and academic success strategies.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


SDEV 103

3.00 UNITS

CAREER EXPLORATION AND LIFE PLANNING

This course is an in-depth study in career and life planning designed for students seeking direction in setting life, academic and career goals. A holistic perspective will be used to highlight the person-environment dynamics crucial to well-rounded preparation for a fulfilling career and life-span developmental achievements. Topics will include major choices, interviewing skills, cover letter and resume writing, and labor market trends.


TECHNICAL CALCULATIONS

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TECALC 087

4.00 UNITS

TECHNICAL CALCULATIONS

This course covers practical use and applications of technical calculations on topics such as electrical measurements, temperature, volume, weight, and positioning including the number line, working with dedicated formula, applied problems, geometric principles, graphs, right triangles, coordinate systems, and scientific notation.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


THEATRE ARTS

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THART 100

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO THE THEATRE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course focuses on the relationship of theatre to various cultures throughout history, and on the contributions of significant individual artists. This course introduces students to elements of the production process including playwriting, acting, directing, design, and criticism. Students will also survey different periods, styles, and genres of theatre through play reading, discussion, films, and viewing and critiquing live theatre, including required attendance of theatre productions.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


THART 114X4

4.00 UNITS

REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course provides supervised rehearsal and performance of a college musical and/or play production. It focuses on all aspects of theatre presentation, acting, and production.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


THART 120

3.00 UNITS

ACTING FUNDAMENTALS I

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by SBVC assessment process.

This course provides an introduction to basic acting theory and technique. Students will develop performance skills, including relaxation, interpretation of text, memorization, stage movement, and vocal production.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


THART 121

3.00 UNITS

ACTING FUNDAMENTALS II

PREREQUISITE: THART 120.

This course follows THART 120 and provides further exploration of acting theory and technique. Emphasis is placed on the development of character through script analysis and the performance of monologues and scenes.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


THART 139

3.00 UNITS

FUNDAMENTALS OF COSTUME DESIGN

Students will study costume history, design, and basic construction techniques as an introduction to basic theatrical costuming. Fabrics and their various uses will be investigated.


THART 160X4

3.00 UNITS

TECHNICAL THEATRE IN PRODUCTION

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 015 or eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by SBVC assessment process.

Students will gain practical experience in the application of production responsibilities in any of the following: stage management, house management, construction, scenery, properties, costume, lighting, sound, and running crews.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


THART 165

3.00 UNITS

STAGE MAKEUP

This course is an introduction to the theory, design, and application of makeup for the stage.


THART 166

3.00 UNITS

IMPROVISATIONAL ACTING

This is a course of instruction in the art of improvisational acting to include theatrical presentation, history of the form, dramatic structure, elements of comedy, audition and rehearsal techniques, collaboration with other performers, and interaction with the audience.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


THART 167

3.00 UNITS

ADVANCED IMPROVISATIONAL ACTING

PREREQUISITE: THART 166.

This course follows THART 166 and provides further exploration in the art of advanced improvisational acting. Emphasis is placed on characterization, audience interaction, and the performance of long form improvisation.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.
Course credit transfers to both CSU and UC.


VEHICLE RESTORATION

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AUTORS 010

4.00 UNITS

BASIC VEHICLE RESTORATION

The course includes basic vehicle restoration theory and practical experience as well as safe work practices, disassembly, cleaning, body repair, welding and assembly.


WATER SUPPLY TECHNOLOGY

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WST 031

3.00 UNITS

WATER USE EFFICIENCY PRACTITIONER I

This introductory water conservation course is designed for students interested in working as a water use efficiency practitioner. It includes the expected range of knowledge required for the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Water Use Efficiency Practitioner I Certificate.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


WST 034

3.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

This course explores the history and development of California water resources. In addition, the course covers the impact of environmental and economic water usage as well as water quality, water pollution and water resource regulations affecting our public drinking water. The basics of watershed management, water supply availability, ground and surface water hydrology as well as alternative sources of water such as the use of water conservation methods will be covered.


WST 036

3.00 UNITS

WATER UTILITY MANAGEMENT

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

This course is designed for students interested in managing water and/or wastewater utilities. Topics will include personnel management, organizational management, financial management, training, problem-solving/decision-making, regulatory compliance, health and safety programs, community relations, personal and professional skills.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


WST 037

3.00 UNITS

ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS

This course provides an overview of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to environmental protection and pollution prevention relating to water quality, air quality and solid waste. As a part of this course. environmental monitoring standards, regulatory agencies, inter-agency relationships and jurisdictions are explored.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


WST 045

3.00 UNITS

BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICES

This course provides instruction in theory, testing, and maintenance of backflow prevention assemblies. It prepares journeyman plumbers and utility operators to take the American Water Work Association Backflow Prevention Certification test.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


WST 048

3.00 UNITS

CROSS-CONNECTION CONTROL

This course is a study of the administrative and technical procedure required to establish a cross connection control program. The course prepares students to become certified as cross-connection control program specialists.


WST 052

3.00 UNITS

WATER TECHNOLOGY MATH

This vocational math course is recommended for students who are currently enrolled in water technology course(s). The course includes application of math to solve problems commonly encountered in water technology.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


WST 061

3.00 UNITS

WATER DISTRIBUTION I

This introductory course in water distribution covers the configuration, operation and maintenance of a water distribution system. It prepares students for the State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB) D1 and D2 certification tests. Successful completion of this course fulfills training required to apply for the SWRCB D2 certification exam.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


WST 062

3.00 UNITS

WATER DISTRIBUTION II

This advanced level course prepares students for journeyman level system covers the Expected Range of Knowledge (ERK) required for the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)exam at the Water Distribution Operator IV (D4) and Water Distribution Operator V (D5) levels. Successful completion of this course also fulfills the requirements for specialized training covering fundamentals of water supply principles required to apply for SWRCB Water Treatment Operator III (T3) and Water Distribution Operator IV (D4) examinations.


WST 071

3.00 UNITS

WATER TREATMENT I

This introductory course is designed for students interested in the field of water treatment. It includes processes required to treat source water into potable water and includes the Expected Range of Knowledge (ERK) required to pass the California State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB) examination at the Water Treatment Operator I (T1) and Water Treatment Operator I (T2) level. Successful completion of this course fulfills the requirements for the specialized training covering drinking water treatment required to apply for SWRCB T2 certification test.


WST 072

3 UNITS

WATER TREATMENT II

PREREQUISITE: WST 071.

This advanced level course prepares students for journeyman level plant operations in the field of water treatment. The course covers the Expected Range of Knowledge (ERK) required to pass the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) examination at Water Treatment Operator III (T3) and Water treatment Operator IV (T4) level. Successful completion of this course fulfills the requirements for specialized training covering fundamentals of water supply principles required to apply for SWRCB Water Treatment Operator III (T3) and Water Distribution Operator III (D3) examinations.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


WST 075

4.00 UNITS

WATER/WASTEWATER CHEMISTRY AND ANALYSIS

This course introduces students to the physical and chemical properties of substances commonly used in the treatment of water/wastewater and the role of laboratory analysis in the treatment processes. The course includes procedures and techniques used by plant operators in physical, chemical, and bacteriological examination of water/wastewater.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


WST 081

3.00 UNITS

WASTEWATER COLLECTION I

This course focuses on the knowledge skills and abilities required to perform the essential duties of an entry-level collection system maintenance technologist and prepares students to take the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Collection System Certification exam at the Grade I level.


WST 082

3.00 UNITS

WASTEWATER COLLECTION II

This course focuses on the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential duties of a skilled or journey level collection system maintenance technologist and prepares students to take the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Collection System Certification exam at Grade II.


WST 086

3.00 UNITS

ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENTATION FOR WATER AND WASTEWATER OPERATIONS

This is an introductory course in electrical instrumentation. The focus of this course will be on how electrical instrumentation is used in the water/wastewater industry. The course will cover basic electronic, electrical, and control systems used for pressure, temperature, level, and flow measurements needed for process control. Electrical safety, process and instrumentation diagrams, and other instrumentation for automation and process control will be discussed.


WST 091

3.00 UNITS

WASTEWATER TREATMENT I

DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORIES: WST 053.

This introductory course is designed for individuals seeking employment or already employed in the wastewater field. It covers the wastewater operator's job-related knowledge identified by the SWRCB examination developers as essential for a minimally competent Grade I or Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.


WST 092

3.00 UNITS

WASTEWATER TREATMENT II

This advanced course in wastewater treatment is designed for individuals seeking employment or already employed in the wastewater field. It covers the wastewater operator's job-related knowledge identified by the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) examination developers as essential for a minimally competent Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade III or above.


WST 601

0 UNITS

TEST REVIEW FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION D1

This non-credit course is designed to familiarize students with the expected Range of Knowledge (ROK) required to pass the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Distribution Operator test at level D1. The review topics include distribution system operations, disinfection, related mathematics and safety. The course may also be used to earn continuing education units required to renew the certificate.


WST 602

0 UNITS

TEST REVIEW FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION D2

This non-credit course is designed to familiarize students with the expected Range of Knowledge (ROK) required to pass the State Water Resources Control Board(SWRCB) Distribution Operator test at level D2. The review topics include distribution system operations, disinfection, related mathematics and safety. The course may also be used to earn continuing education units required to renew the certificate.


WST 611

0 UNITS

TEST REVIEW FOR WATER TREATMENT T1

This course is a review of the expected Range of Knowledge (ROK) required to obtain the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Water Treatment Operator License at level T1. The review topics include conventional treatment techniques, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, system pressures, and related math.


WST 612

0 UNITS

TEST REVIEW FOR WATER TREATMENT T2

This noncredit course is a review of the expected Range of Knowledge (ROK) required to obtain the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Water Treatment Operator II certification. The review topics include conventional treatment techniques, source water supply and storage, water quality regulation and related math.


WST 625

0 UNITS

TEST REVIEW FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATIONS GRADES ONE AND TWO

This noncredit course is a review of the expected knowledge for a minimally competent Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator as determined by State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) treatment operator certification at the Grades I and II level. The review topics include wastewater treatment operations, disinfection, related mathematics, and safety.


WST 629

0 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WATER SUPPLY TECHNOLOGY

This noncredit course introduces students to entry-level training in water conservation, treatment, supply, delivery, and waste collection systems. The goal of this course is to offer students better defined opportunities for career selection in the field of water technology. Regulations-licensing and the certification process will be discussed as a part of this course.

Noncredit course.


WST 652

0 UNITS

BASIC WATERWORKS MATH TEST PREPARATION

This noncredit course prepares students for the quantitative and algebraic questions typically encountered on water distribution and water treatment operations licensing examinations. This course is also recommended for students currently enrolled in water technology course(s) who desire refresher training in the applied math skills that are unique to water operations. Topics include but are not limited to unit conversion, volume, velocity, flow rates, chemical dosages, percent strength, and dilution calculations. Also included are some basic test taking techniques to increase proficiency on the required state exam.


WST 653

0 UNITS

WASTEWATER TECHNOLOGY MATH TEST PREPARATION

This noncredit course prepares students for the quantitative and algebraic questions typically encountered on wastewater collections and wastewater treatment operations licensing examinations. This course is also recommended for students currently enrolled in water technology course(s) who desire refresher training in the applied math skills that are unique to wastewater operations. Topics include, but are not limited to, unit conversion, volume, velocity, flow rates, chemical dosages, process control, and solids handling. Also included are some basic test-taking techniques to increase proficiency on the state exam.

Noncredit course.


WST 661

0 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WATER DISTRIBUTION

This noncredit course is designed for students interested in the field of water distribution. It covers the configuration, operation and maintenance of a water distribution system, and includes the Expected Range of Knowledge (ERK) required for the State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB) water distribution certification tests at D1 and D2 levels. Successful completion of this course fulfills the requirements for specialized training covering fundamentals of water supply principles required to apply for the SWRCB D2 certification test.


WST 671

0 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WATER TREATMENT

This noncredit course includes processes required to treat source water into potable water. It prepares students for the California State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB) T1 certification test. Successful completion of this course fulfills the training required to apply for SWRCB T2 certification test.


WST 681

0 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WASTEWATER COLLECTIONS

This noncredit course focuses on the knowledge skills and abilities required to perform the essential duties of an entry level collection system maintenance technologist and prepares students to take the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Collection System Certification exam at Grade I.

Noncredit course.


WST 691

0 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WASTEWATER TREATMENT

This is an introductory course in wastewater treatment. The noncredit course covers material included in the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) grade I certification exam.

Noncredit course.


WELDING TECHNOLOGY

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WELD 010

2.00 UNITS

INTRODUCTION TO WELDING

This is an introductory course for students in any field that utilizes welding processes. Emphasis will be on Welding Safety, Thermal cutting, Gas Metal Arc Welding and Shielded Metal Arc Welding in flat and horizontal positions.


WELD 012

2.00 UNITS

OXY-FUEL WELDING

This course provides entry-level training in oxy-acetylene welding, oxy fuel cutting and oxy-fuel brazing.


WELD 015

3.00 UNITS

GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING - BEGINNING

This is an introductory course in the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) or Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding process. Welding safety, equipment, and joint construction on mild steel are stressed.


WELD 045

3.00 UNITS

SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING - BEGINNING

This is an introductory course in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process often referred to as stick welding or arc welding. Welding safety, equipment and joint construction on mild steel are stressed.


WELD 046

4.00 UNITS

SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING - INTERMEDIATE

This is an intermediate course in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Vertical and overhead groove welds and the lab portion of the structural weld certification for the City of Los Angeles are stressed.


WELD 047

3.00 UNITS

PREPARATION FOR SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING (SMAW) PIPE

This is an advanced course in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process that prepares students for pipe welding.


WELD 060

4.00 UNITS

FABRICATION AND LAYOUT - BEGINNING

This course is designed to provide the training needed to read blueprints, create shop drawings, and fabricate and assemble parts.


WELD 080

3.00 UNITS

GAS METAL ARC WELDING - BEGINNING

This course introduces techniques and methods of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW-S, GMAW Spray Transfer) in all positions and on various thicknesses of mild steel.


WELD 090

4.00 UNITS

FLUX CORED ARC WELDING - GAS SHIELDED

PREREQUISITE: WELD 010.

This course introduces techniques and methods of Flux Cored Arc Welding- Gas shielded (FCAW-G) in all positions and on various thicknesses of carbon steel.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.


WELD 645

0 UNITS

SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING - BEGINNING

This is a noncredit introductory course in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process often referred to as stick welding or arc welding. Welding safety, equipment and joint construction on mild steel are stressed.


WELD 660

0 UNITS

FABRICATION AND LAYOUT - BEGINNING

This noncredit course is designed to provide the training needed to read blueprints, create shop drawings, and fabricate and assemble parts.


WELD 680

0 UNITS

GAS METAL ARC WELDING - BEGINNING

This noncredit course introduces techniques and methods of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW-S, GMAW Spray Transfer) in all positions and on various thicknesses of mild steel.


WELD 690

0 UNITS

FLUX CORED ARC WELDING - GAS SHIELDED

This noncredit course introduces techniques and methods of Flux Cored Arc Welding- Gas shielded (FCAW-G) in all positions and on various thicknesses of carbon steel.


WORK EXPERIENCE

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WKEXP 099

1.00 UNITS

GENERAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Supervised training, in the form of on the job employment that will enhance the student's knowledge in the selected field of study. The student's major and job must match. For paid work, 75 hours = 1 unit; for volunteer work, 60 hours = 1 unit. Students may earn a total of 16 units toward graduation in Work Experience 098 courses. See department for specific guidelines.

Earned units for this course are applicable to an Associate Degree.