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									                                 PERALTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
                             CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION RECOMMENDATIONS

College: Merritt                                                                            Date Submitted for
                                                                                         CIPD Approval: 5/1/06
                                             COURSE ADDITIONS
                                    DATE SUBMITTED FOR BOARD APPROVAL:

ADD:                                                          EFF:   JUSTIFICATION:

Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                                      S07    Students currently taking courses in the
BIOL 63B. +Natural History and Wildlife of the                       Environmental Studies program have expressed
North Woods/Boundary Waters Canoe Area                               interest in a course in the area in Northern
.5-7 units, .5-7 hours lecture                                       Minnesota where wolves, moose, lynx, beaver and
Also offered as Envst 63B. Not open for credit to                    numerous bird species of boreal (northern) forests
students who have completed or are currently enrolled in             interact in one of the largest pristine wilderness
Envst 63B.                                                           areas in the world: The Boundary Waters Canoe
Acceptable for credit: CSU                                           Area. The instructor has intimate knowledge of this
Introduction to the geography, geology, flora and fauna of           region, having grown up in Wisconsin, gone to four
the North Woods (boreal) forests of Northern Minnesota,              years of undergraduate Forestry School in
with particular emphasis on the glacial landforms and                Northern Michigan and done a summer ecological
wolf/prey interactions in the pristine wilderness known as           survey for the US Forest Service in the Boundary
the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. 0408.00                              Waters Canoe Area. Three earlier Eastern U.S.
                                                                     courses have done well at Merritt.
                                                                     Note: Course is offered only by Merritt.

Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                                      S07    Web publishing used to be a difficult task that
CIS 234D. +Web Authoring                                             required programming/scripting skills. Modern
2 units, 1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory                     software has made it easy for businesses and
Recommended preparation: CIS 234A                                    individuals to create their own web pages for virtual
The art of web design and the power of web authoring in              global presence. This course helps students to
website content management and functionality: Website                overcome the difficulties of web publishing through
templates, customization, layout tables, interactive forms,          the ease of use and power of web authoring
frames, database interface, wizards, source controls,                software for individual or team-based website
dynamic layers, instant updates, multimedia content,                 projects. Course may be taught using any web
subsite and website management. 0709.00                              authoring program.
AA/AS area 4c                                                        Note: UCN course approved by CIS discipline
                                                                     group to be offered by Alameda and Merritt.

Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                                      S07    Internet revolution has replaced the old business
CIS 234E. +Creating an E-Commerce Web Site                           paradigm of brick-and-mortar with the new trend of
2 units, 1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory                     virtual stores. To remain competitive, businesses
Recommended preparation: CIS 234A                                    today require virtual presence. E-commerce
Business strategies and programming techniques in the                websites provide businesses the competitive
design and development of an electronic commerce web                 advantage to compete anywhere (globally) and at
presence: Banner ads, auto responders, product catalogs,             anytime (ubiquitously). This course is the
shopping carts, cookies, electronic payment systems,                 department’s response to the growing technology
online database and website security management.                     trends and market demands.
0709.00                                                              Note: UCN course approved by CIS discipline
AA/AS area 4c                                                        group to be offered by Alameda and Merritt.




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                               PERALTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
                           CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION RECOMMENDATIONS

College: Merritt                                                                            Date Submitted for
                                                                                         CIPD Approval: 5/1/06
                                            COURSE ADDITIONS
                                   DATE SUBMITTED FOR BOARD APPROVAL:

ADD:                                                         EFF:   JUSTIFICATION:

Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                                     S07    Students currently taking courses in the
ENVST 63B. +Natural History and Wildlife of the                     Environmental Studies program have expressed
North Woods/Boundary Waters Canoe Area                              interest in a course in the area in Northern
.5-7 units, .5-7 hours lecture                                      Minnesota where wolves, moose, lynx, beaver and
Also offered as Biol 63B. Not open for credit to students           numerous bird species of boreal (northern) forests
who have completed or are currently enrolled in Biol 63B.           interact in one of the largest pristine wilderness
Acceptable for credit: CSU                                          areas in the world: The Boundary Waters Canoe
Introduction to the geography, geology, flora and fauna of          Area. The instructor has intimate knowledge of this
the North Woods (boreal) forests of Northern Minnesota,             region, having grown up in Wisconsin, gone to four
with particular emphasis on the glacial landforms and               years of undergraduate Forestry School in
wolf/prey interactions in the pristine wilderness known as          Northern Michigan and done a summer ecological
the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. 0302.00                             survey for the US Forest Service in the Boundary
                                                                    Waters Canoe Area. Three earlier Eastern U.S.
                                                                    courses have done well at Merritt.
                                                                    Note: Course is offered only by Merritt.

Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                                     S07    Course is an elective within the Landscape
LANHT 7E. +Plant Materials: Conifer ID and                          Horticulture curriculum. It is a general-interest class
Culture (Evening)*                                                  to anyone interested in the identification, plant
3 units, 3 hours lecture                                            characteristics and culture of conifers in the
Recommended preparation: Lanht 1 or 1E, and 23                      landscape.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC (pending)                            Note: Course and program are offered only by
Identification and culture of conifers used in the                  Merritt.
landscape: Climate, soil, and water preferences; garden
culture, pest and disease problems; pruning and                     *See 9/11/06 CIPD for title revision.
propagation. Slide presentations substituted for lab.
0109.00

Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                                     S07    Course is an elective within the Landscape
LANHT 40. +Plant Materials: Mediterranean,                          Horticulture curriculum. It is a general-interest class
South African and Australian ID and Culture                         to anyone interested in the identification, plant
with Lab (Day)*                                                     characteristics, and culture of Mediterranean,
3 units, 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory                        South African and Australian plants in the
Recommended preparation: Lanht 1 or 1E, and 23                      landscape.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC (pending)                            Note: Course and program are offered only by
Identification and culture of Mediterranean, South African          Merritt.
and Australian plants used in the landscape: Climate,
soil, and water preferences; garden culture; pest and               *See 9/11/06 CIPD for title revision.
disease problems; and pruning and propagation. The lab
includes classroom demonstrations and field trips to
prominent Bay Area landscapes. 0109.00




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                               PERALTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
                           CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION RECOMMENDATIONS

College: Merritt                                                                             Date Submitted for
                                                                                          CIPD Approval: 5/1/06
                                            COURSE CHANGES
                                   DATE SUBMITTED FOR BOARD APPROVAL:

CHANGE FROM:                                CHANGE TO:                                   JUSTIFICATION:

                                            Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                     Course is being changed and
ADJUS 57. Police Record and                 ADJUS 57. +Report Writing for                updated to accommodate
Report Writing                              Public Safety Personnel                      students interested in training
                                                                                         and advancement in public-
Techniques of communicating facts,          Techniques of communicating facts,           safety careers in police and fire
information and ideas effectively in a      information and ideas effectively in a       science, especially those
simple, clear and logical manner in the     simple, clear and logical manner in          students enrolled in the Police
various types of criminal justice system    various types of public-safety systems       and Fire Pre-Academies
reports; letters, memoranda, directives     reports: Emphasis on letters, memoranda,     sponsored by Merritt College.
and administrative reports; emphasis on     directives, and administrative reports and   Note: Course and programs are
criminal justice terminology, use of        summaries required in public-safety          offered only by Merritt.
English, and organization of information;   systems such as police and fire;
practice experience in note taking and      terminology, correct English usage, and
report writing; and presentation of         organization of information; practice
testimony in court. 2105.00                 experience in note taking and report
                                            writing; and presentation of testimony in
                                            court. 2199.00                    M06

                                            Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                     Course is a general interest
COSER 24. +Human Development                COSER 24. +Human Development                 course for students covering
                                                                                         human development from
Survey of human development from            Survey of human development from             childhood through old age. It is
childhood through old age: Problems and     childhood through old age: Problems and      required for the Community
challenges of individual development        challenges of individual development         Social Services/Substance
considered as a psychological, social,      considered as a psychological, social,       Abuse program as well as the
intellectual and physical process,          intellectual and physical process.           Administration of Justice
especially as they are related to                                            S07         program/Police Science and
substance abuse.                                                                         Corrections options (from list);
                                                                                         and is transferable to the CSU
                                                                                         system. Course description is
                                                                                         being updated to reflect course
                                                                                         content.
                                                                                         Note: Course and program are
                                                                                         offered only by Merritt.

                                            Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                     Course description is being
FREN 1A. +Elementary French                 FREN 1A. +Elementary French                  updated to reflect course
                                                                                         content. Course meets foreign
Study and practice in speaking,             Study and practice in speaking,              language requirement and/or
understanding, reading, and writing         understanding, reading and writing           humanities requirement of four
French, and aural-oral practice in          French: Emphasis on understanding basic      year colleges and universities,
language laboratory.                        grammatical concepts.           S07          the Associate Degree general
                                                                                         education requirement in
                                                                                         Humanities, and the Associate
                                                                                         Degree major requirement in
                                                                                         Language Arts, Arts &
                                                                                         Humanities and Liberal Arts.
                                                                                         Note: UCN course offered by
                                                                                         Alameda, Laney, Merritt and
                                                                                         Vista; change agreed to by
                                                                                         discipline faculty districtwide.
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                                 PERALTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
                             CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION RECOMMENDATIONS

College: Merritt                                                                                Date Submitted for
                                                                                             CIPD Approval: 5/1/06
                                             COURSE CHANGES
                                    DATE SUBMITTED FOR BOARD APPROVAL:

CHANGE FROM:                                  CHANGE TO:                                    JUSTIFICATION:

                                              Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                      Course is being split in two.
LANHT 5E. +Plant Materials:                   LANHT 5EA. +Plant Materials: Fall             Additional time is needed to
Native Plants (Evening)                       Native Plant ID and Culture                   cover the content adequately as
3 units, 3 hours lecture                      (Evening)*                                    there are hundreds of plants to
Recommended preparation: Lanht 1 or           3 units, 3 hours lecture                      ID and study.
1E, and 23                                    Recommended preparation: Lanht 1 or           Note: Program and courses are
Not open for credit to students who have      1E, and 23                                    offered only by Merritt.
completed or are currently enrolled in        Not open for credit to students who have
Lanht 5.                                      completed or are currently enrolled in        *See 9/11/06 CIPD for title
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC                Lanht 5A.                                     revision.
Identification and culture of native plants   Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC (pending)
used in the landscape: Climate, soil, and     Identification and culture of fall native
water preferences; garden culture; pest       plants used in the landscape: Climate,
and disease problems; and pruning and         soil, and water preferences; garden
propagation. Slide presentations              culture; pest and disease problems; and
substituted for lab. 0109.00                  pruning and propagation. Slide
                                              presentations substituted for lab. 0109.00
                                                                                  S07

                                              Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:
                                              LANHT 5EB. +Plant Materials:
                                              Spring Native Plant ID and Culture
                                              (Evening)*
                                              3 units, 3 hours lecture
                                              Recommended preparation: Lanht 1 or
                                              1E, and 23
                                              Not open for credit to students who have
                                              completed or are currently enrolled in
                                              Lanht 5B.
                                              Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC (pending)
                                              Identification and culture of spring native
                                              plants used in the landscape: Climate,
                                              soil, and water preferences; garden
                                              culture; pest and disease problems; and
                                              pruning and propagation. Slide
                                              presentations substituted for lab. 0109.00
                                                                                 S07




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                                PERALTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
                            CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION RECOMMENDATIONS

College: Merritt                                                                              Date Submitted for
                                                                                           CIPD Approval: 5/1/06
                                             COURSE CHANGES
                                    DATE SUBMITTED FOR BOARD APPROVAL:

CHANGE FROM:                                CHANGE TO:                                    JUSTIFICATION:

                                            Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                      Course is being split in two.
LANHT 6E. +Plant Materials:                 LANHT 6EA. +Plant Materials: Fall             Additional time is needed to
Herbaceous Plants (Evening)                 Herbaceous Plants ID and Culture              cover the content adequately as
3 units, 3 hours lecture                    (Evening)*                                    there are hundreds of plants to
Recommended preparation: Lanht 1 or         3 units, 3 hours lecture                      ID and study.
1E, and 23                                  Recommended preparation: Lanht 1 or           Note: Program and courses are
Not open for credit to students who have    1E, and 23                                    offered only by Merritt.
completed or are currently enrolled in      Not open for credit to students who have
Lanht 6.                                    completed or are currently enrolled in        *See 9/11/06 CIPD for title
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC              Lanht 6A.                                     revision.
Identification and culture of annuals,      Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC (pending)
biennials and herbaceous plants: Design     Identification and culture of fall blooming
and maintenance of flower borders and       herbaceous plants used in the landscape:
beds for seasonal color in the landscape.   Climate, soil, and water preferences;
Slide presentations substituted for lab.    garden culture; pest and disease
0109.00                                     problems; and pruning and propagation.
                                            Slide presentations substituted for lab.
                                            0109.00                             S07

                                            Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:
                                            LANHT 6EB. +Plant Materials:
                                            Spring Herbaceous Plants ID and
                                            Culture (Evening)*
                                            3 units, 3 hours lecture
                                            Recommended preparation: Lanht 1 or
                                            1E, and 23
                                            Not open for credit to students who have
                                            completed or are currently enrolled in
                                            Lanht 6B.
                                            Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC (pending)
                                            Identification and culture of spring
                                            blooming herbaceous plants used in the
                                            landscape: Climate, soil, and water
                                            preferences; garden culture; pest and
                                            disease problems; and pruning and
                                            propagation. Slide presentations
                                            substituted for lab. 0109.00       S07

                                            Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                      Course units and hours are
LANHT 8. +Turf Management with              LANHT 8. +Turf ID, Culture and                being changed to match those of
Lab (Day)                                   Management with Lab (Day)*                    all other plant materials series
4 units, 3 hours lecture, 3 hours           3 units, 2 hours lecture, 3 hours             courses (Lanht 2 through 7, and
laboratory                                  laboratory                        S07         40)
                                                                                          Note: Program and courses are
                                            Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                      offered only by Merritt.
LANHT 8E. +Turf Management                  LANHT 8E. +Turf ID, Culture and
                                                                                          *See 9/11/06 CIPD for title
(Evening)                                   Management (Evening)*                         revision.
4 units, 4 hours lecture                    3 units, 3 hours lecture         S07



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                              PERALTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
                          CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION RECOMMENDATIONS

College: Merritt                                                                             Date Submitted for
                                                                                          CIPD Approval: 5/1/06
                                          COURSE CHANGES
                                 DATE SUBMITTED FOR BOARD APPROVAL:

CHANGE FROM:                               CHANGE TO:                                    JUSTIFICATION:

                                           Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                      Course units and hours are
LANHT 34A-34B-34C. +Computer-              LANHT 34A-34B-34C. +Computer-                 being changed to allow for more
Assisted Landscape Design                  Assisted Landscape Design                     lecture time as additional time is
2.5 units each level, 2 hours lecture, 2   3 units each level, 3 hours lecture, 1 hour   needed to cover the content
hours laboratory                           laboratory                                    adequately. The course
Prerequisite or corequisite: Lanht 18A     Prerequisite or corequisite to Lanht 34A:     description is being updated to
and 22A                                    Lanht 18A and 22A                             reflect course content with 2D
Acceptable for credit: CSU                 Acceptable for credit: CSU                    modeling tools emphasized in
Principles and techniques of 2D and 3D     Principles and techniques of 2D and 3D        34A, 3D modeling tools in 34B,
computer-assisted landscape design:        computer-assisted landscape design:           and advanced landscape design
Layering, dimensioning, technical          Layering, dimensioning, technical             drawings in 34C. Many
computations, free-hand techniques,        computations, free-hand techniques,           landscape design employers and
symbol libraries, and preparation of       symbol libraries, and preparation of          clients require applicants to
completed designs.                         completed designs.                            demonstrate computer-
34A: 2D drawing and editing tools; CAD     34A: 2D drawing and editing tools;            generated landscape design
organizational and calculation tools;      organizational and calculation tools;         skills and this course assists
personal symbol libraries; and section,    section and elevation drawings.               students in developing and
elevation, and axonometric drawings.       34B: Constructing and editing 3D models       applying those skills.
34B: Constructing object and plant         and landforms, and perspective and            Note: Program and courses are
reference libraries and plant databases;   axonometric plans.                            offered only by Merritt.
layout plans and CAD perspective           34C: Constructing object and plant
drawings using 2D and 3D tools.            reference libraries and plant databases;
34C: Constructing and editing 3D models    advanced landscape design drawings
and landforms and advanced rendering       (grading and drainage plans, layout plans,
of landscape perspective and               construction details). 0109.10 S07
axonometric plans. 0109.10




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                              PERALTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
                          CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION RECOMMENDATIONS

College: Merritt                                                                      Date Submitted for
                                                                                   CIPD Approval: 5/1/06
                                        PROGRAM ADDS
                              DATE SUBMITTED FOR BOARD APPROVAL:

ADD:                                                   JUSTIFICATION:

Approved by CIPD 5/1/06:                               Creating web pages has become a necessary computer
Web Publishing                               F06       skill and is one of the fastest growing areas on the Internet.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements:               Note: Certificate is approved by the CIS discipline group to
CIS 233    Introduction to the Internet       2        be offered by Alameda and Merritt..
CIS 234A   World Wide Web Publishing I        2
CIS 234B   World Wide Web Publishing II       2
CIS 234D   Web Authoring                      2
CIS 234E   Creating an E-Commerce Web Site    2
           Total required units:             10

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