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                 LOS ANGELES MISSION COLLEGE 2008–2009 CATALOG
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                                                            Disciplines,
   The following pages provide a listing of Los Angeles
Mission College’s educational disciplines, faculty,
                                                            Educational Programs &
educational programs, and course descriptions.
   Discipline - A discipline is a field of study, and the
permanent faculty that instruct in that field of study
                                                            Course Descriptions
are provided.                                                   Course Descriptions - Also found in the following            Prerequisites are indicated. A student may not receive
   Educational Programs - The educational programs          pages are descriptions of the courses offered in the          credit for a course for which the prerequisites have not
offered at Los Angeles Mission College are varied.          various disciplines at Los Angeles Mission College. The       been met. Most of the courses listed in this catalog will
   Associate Degree - A degree (Associate in Arts, A.A.,    title of the course is shown on the first line. In addition,   be offered during the academic year, but it is not possible
or Associate in Science, A.S.) granted which recognizes a   the following code letters will be found before the           to specify in advance whether or not a course will be
student’s satisfactory completion of an organized program   number of units:                                              offered in any given session. A Schedule of Classes is
of study consisting of a minimum of 60 degree-applicable        UC - This course is acceptable for credit by all          issued at the opening of the Fall, Spring, Winter and
semester units.                                             University of California campuses. UC has a limit on the      Summer sessions, describing the courses then offered.
   Certificate of Completion - A program designed            number of units allowable for transfer. Please check with     Students are encouraged to consult with a counselor
for students who are looking for instruction with a high    an LAMC counselor and the appropriate UC catalog for          regarding selection of courses.
degree of specialization. Certificate programs vary in       information. Also acceptable at CSU.
length, but must have 18 or more semester units, and            CSU - This course is acceptable for credit by all
may be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis. Upon      California State Universities. CSU has a limit on the
completion, students may request the issuance of a          number of units allowable for transfer. Please check with
certificate of completion.                                   an LAMC counselor and the appropriate CSU catalog
   Skill Certificate - A program designed for those          for information.
students who have limited time or who want to limit their       NDA - AB 1725 establishes a new category called
commitment to a particular field of study. Students may      Non-Degree Applicable. These classes are marked
be seeking increased specialization that is job-related,    (NDA) in the schedule. Credit for these classes does not
advancement in their present jobs, or preparation for       apply towards the A.A. or A.S. Degree. These classes are
new employment. Skill Certificates are limited to 17 or      not transferable.
fewer semester units. The courses that make up the Skill        RPT - This indicates that the course may be repeated
Certificate often apply toward the Certificate Program        for credit. The number following RPT determines the
and Associate Degree. Always consult a counselor            number of times that the course may be repeated.
for verification.




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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions

A      ccounting                                              FOURTH SEMESTER                                      UNITS     15 TAX ACCOUNTING I                            (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                              Acctg 16     Tax Accounting II                           3         Prerequisite: Accounting I | Lecture 3 hours
        BUSINESS & LAW
                                                              Acctg 25     Automated Accounting Methods                      A study of Federal and California State Income Taxes as
FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | Terry Bommer                                   & Procedures                                  3   they apply to individuals and sole proprietorships and an
                                                              Mgmt 13      Small Business Management I                   3   analysis of laws, consideration of appropriate accounting
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM:                                          Graduation Requirements and Electives                      6   procedures, and preparation of reports and returns.
                                                                                                                 Total: 15
Associate in Arts – Accounting                                RECOMMENDED                                                    16 TAX ACCOUNTING II                          (CSU) 3 UNITS
The specialization in Accounting is designed to provide
                                                              Bus 5        Business Law I                                         Prerequisite: Accounting 15 | Lecture 3 hours
a basic background in business and to meet the general
                                                              Bus 15       Business Statistics                               Continues the study of Federal and California State
requirements for graduation. It is also designed to provide
                                                              CAOT 1       Keyboarding I                                     Income Taxes and the analysis of laws, considerations
sufficient preparation to enable the student to begin a
                                                              CAOT 82      Microcomputer Software Survey                     of appropriate accounting procedures, and preparation
career at the bookkeeper level. The training provided here
                                                              Soc 11       Ethnic & Racial Minorities in                     of reports and returns as they apply to partnerships,
will also serve as valuable preparation for other careers,
                                                                           the United States                                 corporations, estates and trusts.
both in and outside of the field of business. Additional
                                                              Cooperative Education (work experience) courses
information should be requested from a counselor or an                                                                       21 BOOKKEEPING & ACCOUNTING I              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
instructor teaching in the field of accounting.                1   INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING I               (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS        Prerequisite: Business I | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 5 hours                            Acctg 21 and 22 together equal Acctg 1
FIRST SEMESTER                                      UNITS         Acctg 21 and Acctg 22 together equal Acctg 1               This course is designed for the student who is not an
Bus 1        Introduction to Business                     3       (CAN BUS 2; CAN BUS SEQ A: Acctg 1+2)                      accounting or business administration major, but who is
Bus/CAOT 31 Business English                              3   The student will learn basic accounting theory and             pursuing one of the occupational programs in Business
Graduation Requirements and Electives                     9   procedures. Students will prepare books of original entry      or who wishes a knowledge of bookkeeping procedures
                                                  Total: 15   and post to general and subsidiary ledgers. Students will      for his or her personal needs. The student will perform
SECOND SEMESTER                                               perform accounting procedures using the voucher system         double entry bookkeeping, work with special journals, and
Acctg 1      Introductory Accounting I               5-6      and will prepare adjusting entries, closing entries, and       post entries to the general ledger accounts. Student will
or Acctg 21+Acctg 22                                          financial statements.                                           prepare trial balances, work sheets, income statements,
CoSci 401    Introduction to Computers & Their Uses 3                                                                        balance sheets, and adjusting and closing journal entries.
Econ 1       Principles of Economics I                 3      2    INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNTING II             (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
Graduation Requirements and Electives                  4           Prerequisite: Accounting 1 | Lecture 5 hours              22 BOOKKEEPING & ACCOUNTING II              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                           Total: 15-16            (CAN BUS 4; CAN BUS SEQ A: Acctg 1+2)                          Prerequisite: Accounting 21 | Lecture 3 hours
THIRD SEMESTER                                                Application of basic accounting principles to                       Acctg 21 and 22 together equal Accounting I
Acctg 2      Introductory Accounting II                5      specialized business operations and organizations              Accounting 22 is the continuation of Accounting 21. The
Acctg 15     Tax Accounting I                          3      including partnerships, corporations, branch offices            student will review the fundamentals of bookkeeping
Econ 2       Principles of Economics II                3      and manufacturing enterprises. Students will perform           and accounting and prepare adjusting, closing, and
Mgmt 2       Organization & Management Theory          3      job order cost accounting, process cost accounting,            reversing entries, work sheets and financial statements
Graduation Requirements & Electives                    3      budgeting and an analysis of the source and application        for a sole proprietorship. The student will also apply
                                               Total: 17      of funds statement.                                            accounting principles to partnership and corporation
                                                                                                                             accounting records, prepare payroll records, and perform
                                                                                                                             bookkeeping procedures employing the voucher system.


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25 AUTOMATED ACCOUNTING METHODS
    & PROCEDURES
                                             (CSU) 3 UNITS       student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See   Certificates of Completion
                                                                 cooperative education credit guide.                           Students completing the following programs will be
    Prerequisite: Accounting 1 or Accounting 21 and
                                                                                                                               awarded a Certificate of Completion. These Certificates
    Accounting 22

                                                                  A     dministration of Justice                               are designed primarily for those students who have
Course is designed for hands-on experience using
                                                                          BUSINESS & LAW                                       a limited amount of time to pursue their career goals
computer application for accounting. Emphasis will
                                                                                                                               and wish to specialize in a particular aspect of the
be to learn computerized accounting with special                 FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | Kelly Enos                        Administration of Justice. They may seek upward
emphasis on sales, receivables, payables, purchases,
                                                                                                                               mobility in their present job, or they may desire to
general accounting, end-of-period procedures, payroll            EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                          prepare themselves for a new career. Courses taken
and merchandising.
                                                                 Associate in Science –                                        in the program apply toward a curriculum leading to
                                                                                                                               an Associate in Science Degree in Administration of
185 DIRECTED STUDY                          (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2   Administration of Justice                                     Justice. Students completing four semesters of Spanish
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area         Students completing the following program will be
of Accounting on a contract basis, under the direction of                                                                      will have their certificate highlighted with “Spanish
                                                                 awarded an Associate in Science Degree in Administration
a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units                                                                     Proficiency Demonstrated.”
                                                                 of Justice. Always consult a counselor for information on
may be taken for credit.                                         graduation requirements. Students wishing to transfer to a    LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER CANDIDATE
                                                                 four-year college or university should consult a counselor    Required Courses                                    UNITS
285 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 2 UNITS                                                                   AdmJus 1      Introduction to Administration of Justice 3
                                                                 for appropriate programs of study.
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area                                                                       AdmJus 2      Concepts of Criminal Law                    3
of Accounting on a contract basis, under the direction of                                                                      AdmJus 3      Legals Aspects of Evidence                  3
                                                                 FIRST SEMESTER                                   UNITS
a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units                                                                     AdmJus 4      Principles & Procedures of
                                                                 AdmJus 1   Introduction to Administration of Justice 3
may be taken for credit.                                                                                                                     the Justice System                          3
                                                                 AdmJus 2   Concepts of Criminal Law                    3
                                                                                                                               AdmJus 5      Criminal Investigation                      3
385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS                                                     Total: 6
                                                                                                                               AdmJus 6      Patrol Procedures                           3
    Conference: 1 hour per unit.                                 SECOND SEMESTER
                                                                                                                               AdmJus 14 Report Writing for Peace Officers                3
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area         AdmJus 3   Legal Aspects of Evidence                   3
                                                                                                                               AdmJus 67 Community Relations                             3
of Accounting on a contract basis, under the direction of        AdmJus 160 Police Organization & Administration        3
                                                                                                                               AdmJus 150 Understanding Street & Prison Gangs            3
a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units       AdmJus 75 Introduction to Corrections                  3
                                                                                                                                                                                 Total: 27
may be taken for credit.                                                                                         Total: 9
                                                                                                                               Additional courses from the following areas should
                                                                 THIRD SEMESTER
485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2                                                                   be selected and completed to compose the 36-unit
                                                                 AdmJus 4   Principles & Procedures of
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                       the Justice System                          3      requirement for this certificate:
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;             AdmJus 14 Report Writing for Peace Officers             3      AdmJus 104 Introduction to Forensic Science
basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity                                                           Total: 6      CAOT 82       Microsoft Software Survey in the Office
operators; how to locate materials in various content            FOURTH SEMESTER                                               Psych 1       General Psychology I
fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how         AdmJus 5   Criminal Investigation                      3      Spanish 1     Elementary Spanish I
to use and cite electronic sources.                                                                              Total: 3
                                                                                                                               CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL
                                                                 RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3                                                                  Required Courses
                                                                 AdmJus 72 Correctional Procedures
                                                                                                                               AdmJus 1     Introduction to Administration of Justice   3
931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3    AdmJus 75 Introduction to Corrections
                                                                                                                               AdmJus 2     Concepts of Criminal Law                    3
                                                                 AdmJus 104 Introduction to Forensic Science
941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION               (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3                                                                    AdmJus 3     Legal Aspects of Evidence                   3
                                                                 AdmJus 150 Understanding Street & Prison Gangs
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-                                                                        AdmJus 4     Principles & Procedures of
                                                                 AdmJus 209 Domestic Violence                                               the Justice System                          3
job training in an employment area that will enhance the

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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
Required Courses                              UNITS         SECURITY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST                               1   INTRODUCTION TO                          (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
 AdmJus 5   Criminal Investigation                  3       Required Courses                                 UNITS           ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
AdmJus 14 Report Writing for Peace Officer           3       AdmJus 297 Security Management                         3         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN AdmJus 2)
Eng 101     College Reading and Composition I       3       AdmJus 298 Intro to Guard Force Administration         3     The history and philosophy of Administration of Justice in
AdmJus 427 Understanding Terrorism                  3       AdmJus 299 Legal Aspects of Security Law               3     the United States. Students will learn about the various
Mgmt 2      Organizational & Management Theory      3       AdmJus 300 Private Investigations                      3     subsystems of criminal justice such as the police, courts
AdmJus 299 Security Management                      3       AdmJus 301 Report Writing for Security                 3     and corrections.
Psych 1     General Psychology                      3       AdmJus 302 Crisis & Disaster Management                3
                                                                                                                         2    CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Speech 101 Oral Communications 1                    3       AdmJus 303 Crime Prevention through
                                                                                                                              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN AdmJus 4)
                                            Total: 36                     Environmental Design                     3
                                                                                                                         The historical development and philosophy of criminal
                                                            AdmJus 41 Officer Safety                                3
PROBATION/CORRECTION OFFICER CANDIDATE                                                                                   law. The course looks at definitions and classifications
                                                                                                           Total: 24
Required Courses                                                                                                         of crimes and their applications to the system of
                                                            Additional AdmJus courses should be selected and
AdmJus 1    Introduction to Administration of Justice 3                                                                  administration of justice.
                                                            completed to compose the 36-unit requirement for this
AdmJus 2    Concepts of Criminal Law                    3   certificate.                                                  3    LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE                   (CSU) 3 UNITS
AdmJus 3    Legal Aspects of Evidence                   3
                                                                                                                              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
AdmJus 4    Principles & Procedures of                      LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY
                                                                                                                         Origin, development, philosophy and constitutional basis
            the Justice System                          3   Required Courses
                                                                                                                         of evidence; constitutional and procedural kinds and
AdmJus 8    Juvenile Procedures                         3   AdmJus 1    Introduction to Administration of Justice 3
                                                                                                                         degrees of evidence and rules governing admissibility:
AdmJus 39 Probation & Parole                            3   AdmJus 2    Concepts of Criminal Law                    3
                                                                                                                         judicial decisions interpreting individual rights and case
AdmJus 72 Correctional Procedures                       3   AdmJus 3    Legal Aspects of Evidence                   3
                                                                                                                         studies.
AdmJus 75 Introduction to Corrections                   3   AdmJus 4    Principles & Procedures of
AdmJus 425 Legal Aspects of Corrections                 3               the Justice System                          3
                                                                                                                         4    PRINCIPLES & PROCEDURES OF             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
AdmJus 426 Custody & Control in                             AdmJus 5    Criminal Investigation                      3         THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
            Correctional Environment                    3   AdmJus 6    Patrol Procedures                           3         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
AdmJus 385 Directed Studies (Internship)                3   AdmJus 14 Report Writing for Peace Officers              3    A study of the different aspects of the criminal justice
CAOT 82     Microsoft Software Survey in the Office 3        AdmJus 67 Community Relations                           3    system with an emphasis on the courts. Reviews the
                                                Total: 36   AdmJus 100 Basic Traffic Collision                       3    different procedures in court settings and how the courts
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES                                       AdmJus 424 Ethics in the Judicial System                3    decisions impact society as a whole.
Fam&CS 31 Marriage & Family Life                                                                            Total: 30
Soc 2       American Social Problems                                                                                     5    CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION                   (CSU) 3 UNITS
Soc 7       Juvenile Delinquency                            BASIC POLICE ACADEMY PREPARATION                                  Prerequisites: None | Lecture 3 hours
Speech 121 Interpersonal Communications                     Required Courses                                             Course covers police procedures in criminal investigations
AdmJus 150 Understanding Street & Prison Gangs              AdmJus 1     Introduction to Administration of Justice 3     and legal aspects and procedures. Students will become
                                                            AdmJus 2     Concepts of Criminal Law                    3   familiar with techniques in processing crime scenes,
                                                            AdmJus 6     Patrol Procedures                           3   interviewing suspects, witnesses and victims.
                                                            AdmJus 14 Report Writing for Peace Officers               3
                                                            PE 666       Body Conditioning                           1
                                                                                                             Total: 13


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6    PATROL PROCEDURES                          (CSU) 3 UNITS   67 COMMUNITY RELATIONS                       (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     104 INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE (CSU) 3 UNITS
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                              Prerequisites: None | Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours
A critical study of effective and appropriate law               This course focuses on the role of the members of the             This course assists the student in attaining an
enforcement patrol procedures. History of policing              justice system, primarily the police, in gaining the support      understanding of the role of forensic science in
methods and current practices.                                  of the community in achieving society’s goals regarding           Administration of Justice. Several different categories
                                                                crime and justice.                                                of evidence will be looked at including fingerprints,
8   JUVENILE PROCEDURES                         (CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                     impression evidence and blood stain pattern analysis.
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        72 CORRECTIONAL PROCEDURES                        (CSU) 3 UNITS
The organization, function, and jurisdiction of juvenile             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         150 UNDERSTANDING STREET &                       (CSU) 3 UNITS
agencies; the processing and detention of juveniles;            Current correctional procedures are studied in relation                PRISON GANGS
juvenile case disposition; juvenile statutes and                to prison/jail management, receiving prisoners, custody                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
court procedures.                                               and security, supervision of prisoners, staff services,           This course is designed to provide information on
                                                                prisoner activities, custodial and juvenile facilities, duties    the history, progression, and activities of street and
14 REPORT WRITING FOR PEACE OFFICERS (CSU) 3 UNITS              in coordinating inmates appearances in court, and human           prison gangs.
     Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 21 or ESL 6A        relations in correctional facilities.
          Lecture 3 hours                                                                                                         160 POLICE ORGANIZATION &                     (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                      ADMINISTRATION
The study of effective report writing in police work,           75 INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS                (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
including crime scene investigative reports and arrest              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                  The effect of organizational structure and administrative
reports. Students will become familiar with many                Basic course dealing with the nature of correctional
                                                                                                                                  procedure on the implementation of police functions;
of the reports and writing styles used by local law             work; aims and objectives of correctional administration;
                                                                                                                                  assessment of processes of recruitment, career
enforcement agencies.                                           probation and parole; skills, knowledge, and attitudes
                                                                                                                                  advancement, and leadership; and administrative
                                                                required for employment in this field; types of institutions
24 INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING                 (CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                       problems of staffing, supervision and morale.
                                                                and services; career opportunities.
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                  209 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE                             (CSU) 3 UNITS
Course is an introduction and overview of counseling            86 ISSUES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT                  (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
techniques used by entry level practitioners in                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                  Course covers theory of battering, kinds of battering,
correctional settings. It traces the development of positive    This course is designed for students contemplating taking
                                                                                                                                  safety plans for victims, legal responsibilities of law
relationships between clients and practitioners.                the exam for police officer. It presents an overview of law
                                                                                                                                  enforcement, and individual rights and case studies.
                                                                enforcement issues generally covered on exams.
39 PROBATION AND PAROLE                       (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                   250 FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHY                 (NDA) 4 UNITS RPT 1
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        87 CAMPUS PATROL                       (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 4 hours
Course covers examination of community treatment in                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour, lab 6 hours
                                                                                                                                  This class will provide the basics of forensic investigation.
the correctional process, contemporary usage of pre-            This course provides the student with an understanding
                                                                                                                                  Course will demonstrate the maintenance of both
sentence investigation, selection, and of probationers          of problems, situations, and procedures that a police
                                                                                                                                  physical evidence and a photographic record of a crime
and parolees.                                                   officer faces on foot and campus patrol.
                                                                                                                                  scene, including a chronological sequence of written and
 41 OFFICER SAFETY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS    100 BASIC TRAFFIC COLLISION                    (CSU) 3 UNITS      photographic evidence.
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                             INVESTIGATION
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          297 SECURITY MANAGEMENT                            3 UNITS
Protection against persons armed with dangerous and
                                                                This course provides officers and other students with the               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
deadly weapons; the moral aspects, legal provisions,
                                                                basic requirements for investigating a traffic collision, and      This course is a class designed to assist security
safety precautions and restrictions covering the use of
                                                                for completing a standard traffic collision report.                professionals and build management skills. The class
firearms; the immediate and temporary care given in case
                                                                                                                                  focus is on how to improve facility security in the
of accident, illness and emergency child birth.
                                                                                                                                  ever-growing protection industry. Emphasis is placed

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on general security management, security personnel                 as well as written reports applied to civil, criminal and        426 CUSTODY & CONTROL IN A CORRECTIONAL               3 UNITS
management, operational management, public relations               correctional preparation for courtroom testimony.                     ENVIRONMENT
and security mis-management.                                                                                                             Prerequisite: AdmJus 1 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                   302 CRISIS & DISASTER MANAGEMENT                      3 UNITS    This course examines the procedural requirements for a
298 INTRODUCTION TO GUARD FORCE                          3 UNITS        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        safe and efficient operation within a correctional facility. It
     ADMINISTRATION                                                Course covers development of contingency plans and               addresses critical issues of correctional patrol procedures,
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          employee training programs to reduce the probability             risk assessments, inmate control and inmate discipline.
This course will cover the various and diverse                     of security-related crises and disasters. Students learn         In addition, this class will outline correctional emergency
components that make up the security function in private           to contain and minimize the level in the event of such           operations protocol.
corporations and government departments. Class also                incidents as robbery, bomb threat, executive kidnapping,
covers new developments in security, career opportunities          workplace violence, and domestic violence.                       427 UNDERSTANDING TERRORISM                     (CSU) 3 UNITS
in security, security training, security law, the security                                                                               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
survey, risk analysis, physical security, and loss prevention.     303 CRIME PREVENTION THROUGH                       3 UNITS       This course studies the methods used in terrorism against
                                                                        ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN                                        persons or property in violation of criminal laws of the
299 LEGAL ASPECTS OF SECURITY LAW                       3 UNITS         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        United States. This course covers the techniques used by
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          This course is an analysis of general theories of                terrorists such as intimidation, coercion, or ransom from
Course is a study of criminal, civil, tort, contract, and          crime prevention through environmental design                    domestic/international terrorism.
property law relative to security law. Course covers               (CPTED), development of physical security programs,
areas of negligence in security, laws of arrest, intentional       risk assessment surveys, hardware and technology                 485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
torts, agency law, contract law, use of force by private           application, guard performance, technology interface                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours
citizen, entrapment, deprivation of rights, and security           assessment, and operational design and use of alternate          Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;
investigative conduct.                                             cost-effective integrated security systems.                      basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity
                                                                                                                                    operators; how to locate materials in various content
300 PRIVATE INVESTIGATIONS                          3 UNITS        424 ETHICS & THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM                    3 UNITS      fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       to use and cite electronic sources.
Course covers identification, evaluation, and management            This course includes an analysis of the challenging task
of traditional and emerging investigations methodologies           of strengthening respect for human dignity in both the           185 DIRECTED STUDY                        (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
and technologies used in the business environment.                 attitudes and behaviors of Police Officers. This class            Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
Course also includes sources and use of public                     addresses how to control excessive force and misuse of           of Administration of Justice on a contract basis, under the
and business records, fraud audits, interviews and                 authority by police.                                             direction of a supervising instructor.
interrogations, surveillance operations, undercover                                                                                 Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.
investigations, and forensic analysis.                             425 LEGAL ASPECTS OF CORRECTION                        3 UNITS
                                                                       Prerequisite: AdmJus 75 | Lecture 3 hours                    285 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 2 UNITS
301 REPORT WRITING FOR SECURITY               3 UNITS RPT 3        This course covers a description of the legal parameters         Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          governing correctional officers and correctional                  of Administration of Justice on a contract basis, under the
This course covers the fundamentals of gathering,                  administrators in state correctional institutions. Extra         direction of a supervising instructor.
organizing, and preparing written communication for                points on the oral exam are given by the California State        Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.
security reports. Students must record in precise detail the       Department of Corrections for the “Correctional Officers
actions of those involved in crimes against corporations           Apprenticeship Program.”



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                                                                 A     natomy
385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                      121 ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION,              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
    Conference: 1 hour per unit.                                                                                                      MAGIC & WITCHCRAFT
                                                                         LIFE SCIENCES                                           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
of Administration of Justice on a contract basis, under the     FACULTY: J. Michael Reynolds, Chair | Mohamed Elkerdany          Focuses on religious beliefs and practices around the
direction of a supervising instructor.                                                                                           world. Overview of forms of religious belief; variety of
Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.       1   INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN ANATOMY (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS               gods and supernatural forces; use of myth, ritual, religious
                                                                    Prerequisite: Biology 3 | Advisory: English 28 or            ceremony; shamans, priests, and religious specialists.
921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3        ESL 8 | Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours | (CAN BIOL 10;         Topics: symbolism, ritual, magic, divination, witchcraft,
                                                                    CAN BIOL SEQ B: Anatomy 1 + Physiology 1)                    religious syncretism, death and the afterlife; ghosts, souls,
931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
                                                                This course examines cells, tissues, and organs of these         and reincarnation.
941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3   human systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular,
                                                                nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary,

                                                                                                                                  A
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
job training in an employment area that will enhance the        endocrine, lymphatic, and reproductive. Dissection and
                                                                                                                                        rt
                                                                microscopy used extensively in lab.                                       ARTS, HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION
student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
cooperative education credit guide.                                                                                              FACULTY: Leslie Milke, Chair | Barbara Kerwin, Vice Chair


                                                                 A     nthropology                                                        Deborah Paulsen


 A     frican-American Studies
         SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT CHAIR: Myriam Mekelburg
                                                                         LIFE SCIENCES

                                                                DEPARTMENT CHAIR: J. Michael Reynolds
                                                                                                                                 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
                                                                                                                                 Associate in Arts – Art
                                                                                                                                 This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity to
                                                                101 HUMAN BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
2   THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN IN                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS         Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 28 or ESL 8           complete an undergraduate major in Art.
    CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY                                            Lecture 3 hours | (CAN ANTH 2)                               Required Courses                                     UNITS
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        Students examine the unifying principles of human                (Select two of the following art history courses)          6
This course is a survey of the urbanization of African-         evolution including: the basic principles of natural             Art 101        Survey of Art History I
Americans with emphasis on social and political                 selection, the fossil record, the position of humans within      Art 102        Survey of Art History II
contemporary problems, proposed solutions to civil rights,      the primate order and the features that make homo                Art 109        History of Arts of Africa, Oceana &
and equality of opportunity.                                    sapiens unique.                                                                 Ancient America
                                                                                                                                 and Art 201 Drawing I                                      3
4   THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN IN THE              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   102 HUMAN WAYS OF LIFE: CULTURAL          (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS       Art 202        Drawing II                                  3
    HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I                                   ANTHROPOLOGY                                                or Art 204     Life Drawing I
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN ANTH 4)         Art 300        Introduction to Painting                    3
A survey of U.S. history from the Colonial Era through          Comparative study of the cultures, languages, technology,        Art 501        Beginning Two Dimensional Design            3
the Civil War with emphasis on Trans-Atlantic migration.        political organizations, and religion.                           Art 502        Beginning Three Dimensional Design          3
Course provides critical analysis of African-American                                                                            Multimd 100 Introduction to Multimedia Computer
contributions to the political and social development of        104 HUMAN LANGUAGE & CULTURE                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                    Applications (Photoshop)                    3
the United States.                                                   Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                           Total: 24
                                                                     Same as Linguistics 1                                       A minimum of 60 units must be completed for the
                                                                Examines basic linguistics concepts in cultural context.         Associate in Arts Degree. These are only requirements for
                                                                Language diversity, origins, acquisition and use are             the major. Always consult a counselor for information on
                                                                explored, with emphasis on communication and socio-              graduation requirements.
                                                                cultural factors.



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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
Associate in Arts – Drawing                                    Art 300        Introduction to Painting                  3     101 SURVEY OF ART HISTORY I                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity to       Art 304        Acrylic Painting I                        3          Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 21 or ESL 6A
complete an undergraduate major in Drawing.                    Art 305        Acrylic Painting II                       3          Required of Art majors | Lecture 3 hours
Required Courses                                     UNITS     Art 306        Acrylic Painting III                      3          (CAN ART 2; CAN ART SEQ A: Art 101 + 102)
(Select two of the following art history courses)          6   Art 501        Beginning Two Dimensional Design          3     A survey of Western Art and Architecture from Pre-historic
Art 101        Survey of Art History I                         Art 502        Beginning Three Dimensional Design        3     through Medieval periods; students develop perceptual
Art 102        Survey of Art History II                        Multimd 100    Introduction to Multimedia Computer             and critical skills by analyzing the evolution and function
Art 109        History of Arts of Africa, Oceana &                            Applications (Photoshop)                  3     of art within historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts.
               Ancient America                                                                                  Total: 33
                                                               A minimum of 60 units must be completed for the                102 SURVEY OF ART HISTORY II                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
and Art 201 Drawing I                                      3
                                                               Associate in Arts Degree. These are only requirements for           Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 21 or ESL 6A
Art 202        Drawing II                                  3
                                                               the major. Always consult a counselor for information on            Required of Art majors | Lecture 3 hours
Art 204        Life Drawing I                              3
                                                               graduation requirements.                                            (CAN ART 4; CAN ART SEQ A: Art 101 + 102)
Art 205        Life Drawing II                             3
                                                                                                                              A survey of Western Art and Architecture from the
Art 203        Drawing III                                 3
                                                                                                                              Renaissance through the Twentieth Century: students
or Art 206     Life Drawing III                                Associate in Arts – Sculpture                                  develop perceptual and critical skills by analyzing the
Art 300        Introduction to Painting                    3   This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity to       evolution and function of art within historical, cultural, and
Art 501        Beginning Two Dimensional Design            3   complete an undergraduate major in Sculpture.                  philosophical contexts.
Art 502        Beginning Three Dimensional Design          3   Required Courses                                     UNITS
Multimd 100 Introduction to Multimedia Computer                (Select two of the following art history courses)          6   103 ART APPRECIATION I                       (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
               Applications (Photoshop)                    3   Art 101        Survey of Art History I                              Prerequisite: English 21 or ESL 6A | Lecture 3 hours
                                                   Total: 33   Art 102        Survey of Art History II                        An introductory course that explores insight into the
A minimum of 60 units must be completed for the                Art 109        History of Arts of Africa, Oceana &             visual arts. Students will develop an understanding of
Associate in Arts Degree. These are only requirements for                     Ancient America                                 the relationship of art to culture through the study of
the major. Always consult a counselor for information on       and Art 201 Drawing I                                      3   major art movements throughout western history and the
graduation requirements.                                       Art 202        Drawing II                                  3   traditional art forms of non-western regions.
                                                               or Art 204     Life Drawing I
Associate in Arts – Painting                                   Art 501        Beginning Two Dimensional Design            3   109 THE ARTS OF AFRICA, OCEANA
                                                                                                                                   & ANCIENT AMERICA
                                                                                                                                                                             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity to       Art 502        Beginning Three Dimensional Design          3
                                                               Art 700        Introduction to Sculpture                   3        Prerequisite: None
complete an undergraduate major in Painting.
                                                               Art 701        Sculpture I                                 3        Required of Art majors | Lecture 3 hours
Required Courses
                                                               Art 702        Sculpture II                                3   This course is a survey of the painting, sculpture,
(Select two of the following Art History courses)        6
                                                               Art 703        Sculpture III                               3   architecture and craft of Africa, the Pacific Ocean areas
Art 101        Survey of Art History I
                                                               Multimd 100 Introduction to Multimedia Computer                and the indigenous peoples of North and South America
Art 102        Survey of Art History II
                                                                              Applications (Photoshop)                    3   in relation to their history, religion, and general culture.
Art 109        History of Arts of Africa, Oceana &
               Ancient America                                                                                    Total: 33
and Art 201 Drawing I                                    3     A minimum of 60 units must be completed for the
Art 202        Drawing II                                3     Associate in Arts Degree. These are only requirements for
or Art 204     Life Drawing I                                  the major. Always consult a counselor for information on
                                                               graduation requirements.

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201 DRAWING I                             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     206 LIFE DRAWING III                     (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3   media. Emphasis is placed on compositional attributes,
     Prerequisite: None | Required of Art majors                     Prerequisite: Art 205 | Required of Art majors              including the relationship between visual perception and
     Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours | (CAN ART 8)                      Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                                communication.
Introduction to drawing theory and practice; great works       This is an advance course in drawing the human
of the human imagination will be studied in relation to        figure. Emphasis is places on developing an advanced               502 BEGINNING THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
drawing technique, illusion of space and composition. A        knowledge of human anatomy and acquiring advanced                      Prerequisite: None | Required of Art Major
variety of media will be explored.                             skill in rendering its essential structure.                            Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours | (CAN ART 16)
                                                                                                                                 An introduction to three dimensional arts through the
202 DRAWING II                              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                     study of great works of the human imagination. Students
                                                               300 INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
      Prerequisite: Art 201 | Required of Art majors                                                                             will study an apply historical concepts of space and form;
                                                                    Prerequisite: None | (CAN ART 10)
      Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                                                                                               through drawing, visualization and construction of original
                                                                    Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
This is an intermediate course in drawing. Students will                                                                         works of art.
                                                               This is an introductory course in painting. Lectures and
develop an advanced ability to observe and render from
                                                               assignments utilize historical and contemporary styles of         519 DISPLAY TECHNIQUES                    (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
life using perspective, with emphasis on the human
                                                               painting; great works of the human imagination will be                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hours, lab 5 hours
head, hands, feet, and their anatomy, incorporating both
                                                               studies in relation to painting techniques, illusion of space     This course provides an introduction to the practical
contemporary and traditional media and techniques.
                                                               and composition, while developing analytical skills and           application of design concepts as they relate to
203 DRAWING III                           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     expression.                                                       exhibitions, environments and displays. Students will gain
    Prerequisite: Art 201 | Required of Art majors                                                                               a working knowledge of commercial and college galleries.
                                                               304 ACRYLIC PAINTING I                       (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
    Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                                                                                                 Exhibition preparation, installation and funding will be
                                                                   Prerequisite: Art 300 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
Course extends the experiences from Intermediate                                                                                 presented.
                                                               Course is a continuation and reinforcement of techniques
Drawing with special emphasis on creating an advanced
                                                               and styles learned in Intro. to Painting, with emphasis           520 DESIGN WORKSHOP                            (CSU) 3 UNITS
portfolio of drawing using techniques and media which
                                                               on exploring personal expression through a series of                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
emphasizes individual artistic development.
                                                               paintings utilizing a common theme.                               This is a course in the principles of design. Emphasis is
204 LIFE DRAWING I                          (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                     placed on individual research, experimentation, and the
                                                               305 ACRYLIC PAINTING II                   (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
      Prerequisite: None | Required of Art majors                                                                                development of style. Students will work with a variety of
                                                                   Prerequisite: Art 304 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
      Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                                                                                               art materials.
                                                               An exploration of advanced concepts and ideas in
This is a beginning course in drawing the figure from
                                                               Painting; emphasis is on composition, color, concept and          638 COMPUTER-AIDED ART LABORATORY (CSU) 1 UNITS RPT 3
life. Drawing with various time limitations are done to
                                                               a variety of materials and techniques.                                Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
explore the relationships of movement, form, and space
as they pertain to the human body. Emphasis is placed                                                                            This course is designed to reinforce lectures presented
                                                               306 ACRYLIC PAINTING III                   (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
on proportions, structure and anatomy. This course is                                                                            in each art class. Emphasis is places on applying
                                                                   Prerequisite: Art 305 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
recommended for all art majors.                                                                                                  design principles to projects using selected computer
                                                               Emphasis upon individuality of response to contemporary
                                                                                                                                 applications.
                                                               problems in painting related to presentation or non-
205 LIFE DRAWING II                         (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                               objective imagery.                                                700 INTRODUCTION TO SCULPTURE             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
      Prerequisite: Art 204 | Required of Art majors
      Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                                                                                                    Prerequisite: Art 502 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                               501 BEGINNING TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
This is an intermediate course in drawing the human                                                                              This course explores the study and creation of sculptural
                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Required of Art Major
figure. Emphasis is placed on developing extended                                                                                 forms. Emphasis is places on concept, experimentation,
                                                                    Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours | (CAN ART 14)
knowledge of human anatomy and acquiring enhanced                                                                                and development of style while applying the techniques
                                                               A foundation course in design. Students apply
skill in rendering its essential structure.                                                                                      of assemblage, wire and plaster, conceptual art, and non-
                                                               historical concepts of the elements and principles
                                                                                                                                 traditional media.
                                                               of design utilizing the techniques of traditional art

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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions

                                                                 A     stronomy
                                                                                                                                 B      asic Skills
701 SCULPTURE I                            (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
    Prerequisite: Art 502 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                                         PHYSICAL SCIENCES                                                NON-CREDIT
This course explores the appreciation of sculptural forms.
Emphasis is placed on concepts experimentation, and             FACULTY: Said Pazirandeh, Chair | Richard Rains                 7CE FOUNDATIONS: STUDY SKILLS                    NON-CREDIT
development of style while specifically examining cultural                                                                            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour
identity and public art.                                        1    ELEMENTARY ASTRONOMY                   (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                This course covers learning techniques and strategies
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 21 or ESL 6A
                                                                                                                                including learning styles, note-taking, test preparation,
702 SCULPTURE II                           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS          Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                test-taking techniques, and time management.
    Prerequisite: Art 502 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours        This course is a journey through space, exploring the
This course explores the appreciation and creation of           galaxies, stars, and planets, with an eye to the origin and     8CE FOUNDATIONS: CRITICAL THINKING                  NON-CREDIT
sculpture forms in both traditional and contemporary            proliferation of life in the universe.                               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour
applications. Emphasis is placed on concept,                                                                                    Course provides concrete and practical applications
experimentation, and development of style and skill while       5    FUNDAMENTALS OF ASTRONOMY                (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT
                                                                     LABORATORY                                                 of critical thinking in everyday situations. It also covers
applying the techniques of relief design, additive plaster                                                                      evaluating arguments, recognizing errors in thinking and
                                                                     Prerequisite: Astronomy 1 | Lab 3 hours
and cast mold.                                                                                                                  guidelines for persuasion.
                                                                This course includes use of astronomical instruments,
703 SCULPTURE III                          (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     motions of the sky, the celestial sphere, star charts,
                                                                                                                                14CE MATHEMATICS: WHOLE NUMBERS                NON-CREDIT
     Prerequisite: Art 502 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours       spectra of stars, observations celestial objects, and                & DECIMALS
This course explores the appreciation and creation of           classification of galaxies. Telescopic observations will be          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour
sculptural forms in both traditional and contemporary           made whenever possible.                                         Provides a review of operations such as addition,
applications. Emphasis is placed on concept                                                                                     subtraction, division, and multiplication on Whole
experimentation, and development of style and skill while       Banking                                                         Numbers and decimals. Also includes practice with order
                                                                                                                                of operations and problem solving on Whole Numbers
specifically examining signature style and site-specific          See Finance.
installation.                                                                                                                   and decimals.

185 DIRECTED STUDY                         (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2                                                                   15CE MATHEMATICS: FRACTIONS                      NON-CREDIT
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen                                                                                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour
area of Art on a contract basis, under the direction of a                                                                       Provides a review of operations such as addition,
supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units                                                                        subtraction, division, and multiplication on fractions. Also
may be taken for credit.                                                                                                        includes practice with order of operations and problem
                                                                                                                                solving involving fractions.

                                                                                                                                16CE MATHEMATICS: RATIO, PROPORTION              NON-CREDIT
                                                                                                                                    & PERCENT
                                                                                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour
                                                                                                                                Provides a review of ratios, proportions, and percents.
                                                                                                                                Also includes practice with problem solving and
                                                                                                                                applications involving ratios, proportions, and percents.




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                                                                                                                                B
17CE MATHEMATICS: GEOMETRY                       NON-CREDIT   and function, metabolism, inheritance, molecular genet-                  usiness
    & INTEGERS                                                ics, evolution and population genetics. Together with Biol-
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour                                                                                                 BUSINESS & LAW
                                                              ogy 7, this is a fundamental course for biology majors.
Provides a review of operations such as addition,                                                                              FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | Vilma Bernal | Cleveland Rush
subtraction, division, and multiplication on Integers.        7    GENERAL BIOLOGY II – ORGANISMAL, (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
Also includes practice with order of operations and                EVOLUTIONARY & ECOLOGICAL BIOLOGY
                                                                                                                               EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
problem solving on Integers as well as square roots and            Prerequisite: Math 125 | Lecture 3 hours, lab 6 hours
geometric concepts of perimeters, areas, angles and the            Advisory: English 28 or ESL 8                               Associate in Arts –
Pythagorean Theorem.                                               (CAN BIOL SEQ A: Biology 6 + 7)                             Business Administration
                                                              This course examines the unifying principles of biology          The Business Administration program is designed to
                                                              through the study of phylogeny, taxonomy, animal and             give the student a basic understanding of the field of
Bilingual Bicultural Studies                                  plant structure/function population biology and ecology.         business and business administration and to meet the
Mission College offers classes in the bilingual mode          Together with Biology 6, this is a fundamental course for        general requirements for graduation. Through the use
(English-Spanish) in several subject areas. Consult the       biology majors.                                                  of electives, it is also designed with sufficient latitude to
Schedule of Classes for specific course offerings.                                                                              allow the student to explore fields of his or her choice,
                                                              33 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY                                 3 UNITS   which he or she might not otherwise be able to do. For
Bilingual Bicultural                                               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                              This course examines medical vocabulary by examining
                                                                                                                               the “undecided” student who wishes more time and
                                                                                                                               information to make a choice of careers, always consult a
Education Aide                                                the meanings of word components: roots, suffixes and              counselor for information on graduation requirements.
See Child Development.                                        prefixes. It is ideal for allied health professionals and
                                                              allied health students. Emphasis is on words used in             FIRST SEMESTER                                       UNITS
                                                              clinical medicine.

B       iology                                                                                                                 Bus 1        Introduction to Business                      3
         LIFE SCIENCES                                                                                                         Bus/CAOT 31 Business English                               3
                                                              40 THE SCIENCE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                               Graduation Requirements and Electives                      9
FACULTY: J. Michael Reynolds, Chair | Angela Echeverri            Prerequisites: Biology 6 and Chemistry 101
                                                                                                                                                                                  Total: 15
         Mohamed Elkerdany                                        Advisory: English 28 or ESL 8
                                                                                                                               SECOND SEMESTER
                                                              This course provides a comprehensive introduction to
                                                                                                                               CoSci 401     Introduction to Computers & Their Uses 3
3    INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY               (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS   the science of biotechnology by providing both theory
                                                                                                                               Econ 1        Principles of Economics I                 3
     Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 28 or ESL 8       and hands-on experience with laboratory methods such
                                                                                                                               Mgmt 2        Organization & Management Theory          3
     Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours                             as DNA fingerprinting, PCR, cloning DNA fragments, and
                                                                                                                               Graduation Requirements and Electives                   6
This course examines the fundamental principles of            Western Blotting.
                                                                                                                                                                               Total: 15
biology with laboratory emphasizing active use of the
                                                              921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3    THIRD SEMESTER
scientific method. Meets UC/CSU GE requirement
                                                                                                                               Acctg 1       Introductory Accounting I               5-6
of natural science with a lab. Acceptable for credit:         931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3    or Acctg 21 + Acctg 22
UCLA, CSUN
                                                              941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3     *Bus 5/Law 1 Business Law I                             3
6   GENERAL BIOLOGY I – MOLECULAR (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS            Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-          Econ 2        Principles of Economics II                3
    & CELLULAR BIOLOGY                                        job training in an employment area that will enhance the         Mgmt 13       Small Business Management I               3
    Prerequisite: Chemistry 65 or Chemistry 101               student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See      Graduation Requirements and Electives                   1
    Advisory: English 28 or ESL 8                             Cooperative Education Credit Section.                                                                        Total: 15-16
    Lecture 3 hours, lab 6 hours
    (CAN BIOL 2; CAN BIOL SEQ A: Biology 6 + 7)
This course examines the unifying principles of biology
through the study of biological molecules, cell structure

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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
FOURTH SEMESTER                                      UNITS     6   BUSINESS LAW II                          (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS    185 DIRECTED STUDY                         (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
Acctg 2      Introductory Accounting II                    5       Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | Same as Law 2         Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
Bus 15       Business Statistics                           3   Business 6 is a further study of the fundamental                 of Business on a contract basis, under the direction of a
Finance 1    Principles of Finance                         3   principles of law as they apply in the business world.           supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
Market 21    Principles of Marketing                       3   The course examines bailment: principles of agencies,            may be taken for credit.
Graduation Requirements and Electives                      3   principles and third parties, partnerships, formation and
                                                   Total: 17   management of California corporations; legal aspects of          285 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 2 UNITS
* Business majors are encouraged to complete courses within    negotiable instruments and securities.                           Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
the Business Department.                                                                                                        of Business on a contract basis, under the direction of a
RECOMMENDED COURSES                                            15 BUSINESS STATISTICS                     (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS      supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
CAOT 1       Typewriting I                                         Prerequisite: Math 238 | Lecture 3 hours                     may be taken for credit.
CAOT 82      Microcomputer Software Survey                     Examines the collection, tabulation, and graphic
             in the Office                                      presentation of data, average and index numbers,                 385 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 3 UNITS
Soc 11       Ethnic & Racial Minorities in the United          economic trends and cycles, correlation, and                         Conference: 1 hour per unit.
States Cooperative Education (work experience) courses         the applications.                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
                                                                                                                                of Business on a contract basis, under the direction of a
1    INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS    31 BUSINESS ENGLISH                           3 UNITS            supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         may be taken for credit.
The student will learn the various forms of business               Same as CAOT 31
organizations. The student will study business                 Review of grammar and punctuation fundamentals with              921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
management, organization, financing and marketing, and          practical applications.                                          931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
will also become acquainted with the risks involved in
business and with government’s role in business.               32 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS                       (CSU) 3 UNITS   941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3
                                                                   Advisory: Bus 31 or CAOT 31 | Lecture 3 hours
5   BUSINESS LAW I                        (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS         Same as CAOT 32                                              Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       This is a complete communications course with practical          job training in an employment area that will enhance the
    Same as Law 1 | (CAN BUS 8)                                business applications with provide an opportunity to             student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
Business 5 is a study of the fundamental principles of         improve writing, speaking, and listening skills.                 Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
law as they apply in the business world. The course
examines legal rights and remedies, business torts
and crimes, contracts, agency, employment, and
                                                               38 BUSINESS COMPUTATIONS
                                                                   Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                              (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                Business Data Processing
                                                                                                                                See Computer Science-Information Technology.
negotiable instruments.                                        A course designed to cover the fundamentals of
                                                               mathematics in business. Practical problems in trade and
                                                               cash discounts, interest, taxes and insurance, accounting
                                                               and finance, fractions and decimals, banking and payroll,
                                                               and percentage applications.




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 C                                                                                                                              C
       hemistry                                                 chemistry course requirement for an Associate in Science              hicano Studies
                                                                - Health Science degree at Los Angeles Mission College.
        PHYSICAL SCIENCES                                                                                                              CHICANO STUDIES & FOREIGN LANGUAGES

FACULTY: Said Pazirandeh, Chair | Angela Echeverri              65 INTRODUCTORY GENERAL CHEMISTRY (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS             FACULTY: Yolanda Ramil, Chair | John J. Morales, Jr.
                                                                    Prerequisite: Math 125 | Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours              Jose A. Maldonado
            CHEMISTRY COURSE SEQUENCE                           This course covers the principles of general chemistry
                                                                at an elementary level with special emphasis on the            EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
                          Math 115
                                                                application of chemical principles to everyday life and the    This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity
                                                                development of a basic chemical vocabulary.                    for the student to complete an undergraduate major in
                                                                                                                               Chicano Studies.
                                                                101 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I                    (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
                                                                     Prerequisites: Chem 65 and Math 125                       Associate in Arts – Chicano Studies
                                     Math 125
                                                                     Lecture 3 hours, lab 6 hours                              Required Courses                                  UNITS
                                                                     (CAN CHEM 2; CAN CHEM SEQ A: Chem 101 + 102)              Chicano 2    The Mexican-American in
                                                                The course covers fundamental chemical principles and                       Contemporary Society                       3
                                                                theories with special emphasis on stoichiometry, atomic        Chicano 7/History 43 The Mexican-American in
             Chemistry 51         Chemistry 65                                                                                                        the History of the US I          3
                                                                structure, periodic table, chemical bonding, solutions,
                                                                                                                               Chicano 8/History 44 The Mexican-American in
                                                                acids and bases, oxidation-reduction, and properties
                                                                                                                                                      the History of the US II         3
                                                                of gases.
                                                                                                                               Chicano 37 Chicano Literature                           3
                                                                102 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II                    (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS   Chicano 47 The Mexican American Woman in Society 3
              Chemistry 52      Chemistry 101                                                                                  Spanish 2    Elementary Spanish II, or higher           5
                                                                    Prerequisite: Chem 101 | Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours
                                                                    (CAN CHEM 4; CAN CHEM SEQ A: Chem 101 + 102)               Soc 1        Introduction to Sociology                  3
                                                                A continuation of Chemistry 101. Topics include                                                                Total: 23
                                                                                                                               RECOMMENDED
                                                                kinetics, general, ionic, acid-base and solubility             Spanish 10 Latin-American Civilization
                                 Chemistry 102                  equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, transition       Anthro 102 Human Ways of Life; Cultural Anthropology
                                                                metals and introductory organic nomenclature.                  Sociology 11 Ethnic & Racial Minorities in
                                                                Laboratory work reviews kinetics, equilibria, thermo-                       the United States
                                                                dynamics, electrochemistry and qualitative analysis of         Psychology 1 General Psychology I
51 FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY I               (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
                                                                selected actions.
    Prerequisite: Math 115 | (CAN CHEM 6)                                                                                      A minimum of 60 units must be completed to earn the
    Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours and discussion 1 hour                                                                         Associate in Arts Degree. These are only the requirements
This course is intended for nursing, nutrition, dietetics,                                                                     for the major. Always consult a counselor for information
food science, and environmental and occupational health                                                                        on graduation requirements.
majors. It provides an introduction to chemistry for the
student with no previous background in chemistry.                                                                              2    THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN IN                 (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                    CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY
52 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE               (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS                                                                           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
    CHEMISTRY II                                                                                                               This course will attempt to introduce the student to the
    Prerequisite: Chem 51 or Chem 65                                                                                           major characteristics of this third largest minority group
    Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours                                                                                               in the United States and largest in the Southwest. Special
A continuation of Chemistry 51 required of the Allied                                                                          attention will be given to the social, cultural, economic
Health Science and Environmental and Occupational                                                                              and political elements which differentiate the Mexican-
Health majors. Along with Chemistry 51 satisfies the                                                                            American from other groups in American society.

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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
7     THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN IN THE             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   37 CHICANO LITERATURE                         (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   47 MEXICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN IN                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
      HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I                                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                              CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       An analysis of the literary, social, and historical aspects           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
      Same as History 43                                         of essay, novel, drama, short story and poetry written by        The social-historical development of the Mexican
A survey history course of Mexican-Americans in the U.S.         Mexican Americans, revealing the progression of culture          American woman. Analyzes the forces and problems
It traces their historical evolution from Pre-Columbian          in America as interpreted by Mexican American writers            which have contributed to defining her role in Mexican
societies to the conquest of Mexico, through the Treaty of       who seek to define themselves and other Americans.                American culture and as an integral part of society, as
Guadalupe Hidalgo and its impact on the communities of                                                                            well as the role she has played in the development of
Mexicans living in the Southwest.                                42 CONTEMPORARY MEXICAN                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS      our society. There will be discussions concerning future
                                                                       LITERATURE                                                 alternatives for a new role for her in America.
8     THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN IN THE           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
      HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES II                            This is a survey course designed to review the major             52 MEXICAN ART – MODERN                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       literary trends in Mexico. The period of Conquest and                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
      Same as History 44                                         Exploration, Colonial Times involving the Baroque and            A survey of the art of Mexico from the nineteenth century
This course examines the Mexican-American historical             the Neoclasic, the XIX Century involving Romanticism,            to the present, including the renaissance of indigenous
experience from the nineteenth century to the present.           Realism, Symbolism and Naturalism and the XX Century             Mexican art, the evolution of a Mexican-American art,
It discusses the impact of U.S. Constitutional Law on the        Contemporary movements.                                          and the cultural interplay between the United States
social, economic and political conditions of Mexican-                                                                             and Mexico.
Americans living in the United States.                           44 MEXICAN CIVILIZATION                   (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         54 MEXICAN-AMERICAN ARTS IN                 (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
19 HISTORY OF MEXICO                        (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                           AMERICAN CULTURE
                                                                 This course is a broad survey of Mexican civilization
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                 and culture. Through classroom discussions and
This survey course covers the span of Mexican history.                                                                            This course focuses on Mexican and Mexican-American
                                                                 group project presentations, we will be covering the
Topics include Indian civilizations, the Spanish period, the                                                                      arts, literature and music. Particular emphasis is given to
                                                                 periods of pre-historic expansion of Mesoamerica, Pre-
Independence movement, the turmoil of the nineteenth                                                                              the identification and the discussion of their contributions
                                                                 columbian Mexican Civilization, the Spanish conquest,
century, the 1910 Revolution, the post-revolution period,                                                                         to the contemporary culture of the United States.
                                                                 the Colonial period, and Mexico in the nineteenth and
and a review of trends in contemporary Mexico.                   twentieth century.                                               58 LATIN-AMERICAN DANCE CULTURES (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
20 THE MEXICAN AMERICAN                      (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                  46 CHICANO & MEXICAN FOLKLORE              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
     IN CALIFORNIA                                                                                                                This class focuses on Latin-American folk dance
                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                         appreciation, studying dance as culture, how each region
                                                                 This course is an introduction to conventional studies
This course surveys the political, economic, social and                                                                           manifests its traditions, history, and lifestyles through
                                                                 of folklore. The various folklore genres: myths, legends,
intellectual history of the Pacific Coast from the Pre-                                                                            movement. Students explore and analyze fold dances
                                                                 folktales, folk medicine, folk speech, and related topics
Columbian Era, the Spanish Era, the Mexican Years                                                                                 and how they reflect the worldview of people who
                                                                 are evaluated, analyzed in the context of historical and
and lastly, the Anglo presence, with special emphasis                                                                             practice them.
                                                                 contemporary issues.
on California.
                                                                                                                                  71 THE CHICANO IN LOS ANGELES                  (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                  The course surveys the role of the Chicano in Los
                                                                                                                                  Angeles in relation to political, economic, social, cultural,


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and intellectual history from the Native American               Note: In order to meet Title 22 regulations to teach in a private   CHILD DEVELOPMENT SKILL CERTIFICATE IN
era, the colonial era, the Mexican years and lastly the         Child Development Program, the Department of Social Services        ADMINISTRATION**
                                                                requires 12 units from the following courses: Child Development     **Students completing a Child Development Skill Certificate in
European presence. Emphasis is placed on events in the          1 and 11, and 6 units from Child Development 2*, 3 or 4*.           Administration have completed a specialization in the adminis-
twentieth century.                                              *If working with Infants and Toddlers, Child Development 30 is      tration and supervision of programs and staff that provide for
                                                                required and may be substituted for Child Development 2.            the care and education of young children.


 C     hinese
        CHICANO STUDIES & FOREIGN LANGUAGES

DEPARTMENT CHAIR: Yolanda Ramil
                                                                If working with school age children in before and
                                                                after school programs, Child Development 46 is
                                                                recommended as a substitute for Child Development
                                                                2. Child Development 15 may be substituted for Child
                                                                                                                                    Required Courses
                                                                                                                                    ChDev 38

                                                                                                                                    ChDev 39
                                                                                                                                                Administration & Supervision of
                                                                                                                                                Early Childhood Programs I
                                                                                                                                                Administration & Supervision of
                                                                                                                                                                                            UNITS

                                                                                                                                                                                                 3

1     CHINESE                                         5 UNITS   Development 4. Please refer to the Child Development                            Early Childhood Programs II                      3
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 5 hours                      Skill Certificate. These substitutions do not apply to the           ChDev 65    Early Childhood Mentoring &
This is an introductory course containing a set of materials    Child Development certificates described in the pages                            Adult Supervision                                2
that gives students grammatical tools and also prepare          that follow.                                                        ChDev 22    Practicum in Child Development I                 4
them to function in a Chinese language environment. The         In order to meet Title 5 regulations to teach in a publicly         or ChDev 23 Practicum in Child Development II
course guides students with four-skill instructions covering    funded program, (e.g., Head Start, Early Education                                                                      Total: 12
everyday life topics, such as greeting, family, food, school    Center) a Child Development Permit is required, which               FAMILY CHILD CARE SKILL CERTIFICATE
life, and transportation.                                       has 3 components:                                                   Students completing a Family Child Care Skill Certificate
                                                                1. 24 units of Child Development: included in the                   are prepared with a specialization in providing care and


 C     hild Development
        PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

FACULTY: Dr. Eloise Cantrell, Chair | Lilamani de Silva
                                                                   completion of a Child Development Certificate.
                                                                2. 16 units of General Education: Choose courses from
                                                                   each of the following areas in Graduation Plan A or B:
                                                                   English, Social Sciences, Math or Science, Humanities.
                                                                                                                                    education for children in a family child care setting under
                                                                                                                                    the regulation of Title 22 of the Department of Social
                                                                                                                                    Services. Completion of this Skill Certificate requires 12
                                                                                                                                    units:
         Julie Ruelas | Janice Silver | June Wada               3. Experience: Some of which may be fulfilled by the                 Required Courses
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                               completion of Child Development 22 and 23.                       ChDev 1/Psy 11 Child Growth & Development                   3
The Child Development Program offers the student                *Note: All Child Development courses must be completed with a       ChDev 10        Child Health                                3
several options. The student should carefully analyze           grade of “C” or better.
                                                                                                                                    ChDev 60        Intro to Family Child Care 1                1
these programs for their differences as well as similarities    Child Development Skill Certificate students completing a
                                                                                                                                    ChDev 61        Intro to Family Child Care 11               1
                                                                Child Development Skill Certificate are qualified to teach
before choosing a specific option. Completion of                                                                                     ChDev 62        Developmental Profiles: Pre-Birth
                                                                in a private child development program as licensed under
each program leads to a Skill Certificate, Certificate of                                                                                             Through Eight                               2
                                                                Title 22 of the Department of Social Services.
Completion and/or Associate in Arts degree. Those                                                                                   ChDev 63        Creative Curriculum in a Family
students interested in transferring to a four-year college      Skill Certificates                                                                   Child Care Setting                          2
or university should meet with a counselor to discuss           Completion of the Skill Certificate requires 12 units:                                                                   Total: 12
requirements. The order for completion of the courses           Required Courses                                    UNITS           The California Department of Education and the
is suggested but can be modified to meet the needs of            ChDev 1/Psy 11 Child Growth & Development                 3         Department of Social Services Licensing Division require
individual students.                                            ChDev 11     Home, School & Community Relations 3                   that all Child Development units be completed with a
                                                                and ChDev 3 Creative Experiences for Children 1           3         grade of “C” or higher.
The Child Development Program is planned to meet                or ChDev 4 Creative Experiences for Children II
the needs of those preparing for employment or                  or ChDev 15 Creative Curriculum in
presently employed in private or public early childhood                      Bilingual/Bicultural Programs
programs, elementary schools, Head Start and Early              and ChDev 2 Early Childhood: Principles & Practices       3
Education Centers, special education programs, family           or ChDev 30 Infant & Toddler Studies I
child care homes, school age, as well as infant and             or ChDev 46 School Age Programs I
toddler programs.                                                                                                 Total: 12

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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
Associate in Arts Degree –                                        ChDev 14     Bilingual/Bicultural Programs                 3   ChDev 23     Practicum in Child Development II         4
                                                                  ChDev 15     Creative Curriculum in                            ChDev 42     The Child in a Diverse Society            3
Child Development                                                              Bilingual/Bicultural Programs                 3   ChDev 46     School Age Programs I                     3
Students interested in earning an Associate in Arts               ChDev 22     Practicum in Child Development I              4   ChDev 47     School Age Programs II                    3
Degree must complete the required coursework from                 ChDev 23     Practicum in Child Development II             4   Eng 28/ESL 8 Intermediate Reading & Composition        3
one of the following eight certificate programs, as well           Spanish 1-3 Spanish I, II, or III (5 units required)       5   Psych 1      General Psychology I                      3
as follow Graduation Plan A or B for General Education.           Eng 28/ESL 8 Intermediate Reading & Composition            3                                                  Total: 35
Requirements include Fam&CS 31 Marriage & Family                                                                     Total: 37   Note: An A.A. Degree in Child Development will also require
(3 units) for a minimum of 60 units. Always consult a             RECOMMENDED                                                    Fam&CS 31.
counselor for information on graduation requirements.             ChDev 42     The Child in a Diverse Society
Certificate of Completion –                                        Note: An A.A. Degree in Child Development will also require    FAMILY CHILD CARE
                                                                  Fam&CS 31.                                                     This certificate is designed for current or prospective
Child Development                                                                                                                family child care providers (individuals who operate a
No substitutions will be accepted for the following
                                                                  INFANT & TODDLER                                               licensed child care program in their homes).
certificates. All courses must have been completed
                                                                  Required Courses                                   UNITS       Required Courses                                     UNITS
within eight (8) years of Certificate completion date.
                                                                  ChDev 1/Psy 11 Child Growth & Development                3     ChDev 1/Psy 11 Child Growth & Development                  3
PRESCHOOL
                                                                  ChDev 3      Creative Experiences for Children I         3     ChDev 10       Child Health                                3
Required Courses                                     UNITS
                                                                  ChDev 10     Child Health                                3     ChDev 11       Home, School & Community Relations 3
ChDev 1/Psy 11 Child Growth & Development                  3
                                                                  ChDev 11     Home, School & Community Relations 3              ChDev 60       Intro to Family Child Care I                1
ChDev 2        Early Childhood: Principles & Practices     3
                                                                  ChDev 22     Practicum in Child Development I            4     ChDev 61       Intro to Family Child Care II               1
ChDev 3        Creative Experiences for Children I         3
                                                                  ChDev 23     Practicum in Child Development II           4     ChDev 62       Developmental Profiles: Pre-Birth
ChDev 4        Creative Experiences for Children II        3                                                                                    Through Eight                               2
                                                                  ChDev 30     Infant and Toddler Studies I                3
ChDev 10       Child Health                                3                                                                     ChDev 63       Creative Curriculum in a Family
                                                                  ChDev 31     Infant and Toddler Studies II               3
ChDev 11       Home, School, and Community Relations 3                                                                                          Child Care Setting                          2
                                                                  ChDev 42     The Child in a Diverse Society              3
ChDev 42       The Child in a Diverse Society              3                                                                     ChDev 30       Infant & Toddler Studies I                  3
                                                                  Eng 28/ESL 8 Intermediate Reading & Composition          3
ChDev 22       Practicum in Child Development I            4                                                                     or ChDev 46 School Age Programs I
                                                                  Psych 1      General Psychology I                        3
ChDev 23       Practicum in Child Development II           4                                                                     and ChDev 15 Materials & Media in
                                                                                                                   Total: 35
Eng 28/ESL 8 Intermediate Reading & Composition            3      Note: An A.A. Degree in Child Development will also require                   Bilingual-Bicultural Programs               3
Psych 1        General Psychology I                        3      Fam&CS 31.                                                     or ChDev 35 Fostering Literacy Development
                                                   Total: 35                                                                                    in Young Children
Note: An A.A. Degree in Child Development will also require       SCHOOL-AGE CARE                                                or ChDev 42 The Child in a Diverse Society
Fam&CS 31.
                                                                  This certificate is for persons seeking employment or who       ChDev 22       Practicum in Child Development I            4
                                                                  are employed in school age childcare programs.                 ChDev 23       Practicum in Child Development II           4
BILINGUAL/BICULTURAL PRESCHOOL
                                                                  Required Courses                                               Eng 28/ESL 8 Intermediate Reading & Composition            3
Required Courses
                                                                  ChDev 1/Psy 11 Child Growth & Development              3       Psych 1        General Psychology I                        3
ChDev 1/Psy 11 Child Growth & Development                     3
                                                                  ChDev 3        Creative Experiences for Children I     3                                                          Total: 35
ChDev 2     Early Childhood: Principles & Practices           3                                                                  Note: An A.A. Degree in Child Development will also require
                                                                  ChDev 10       Child Health                            3
ChDev 3     Creative Experiences for Children I               3                                                                  Fam&CS 31.
                                                                  ChDev 11       Home, School & Community Relations 3
ChDev 10    Child Health                                      3
                                                                  ChDev 22       Practicum in Child Development I        4
ChDev 11    Home, School & Community Relations                3


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SPECIAL NEEDS                                                  TEACHER’S ASSISTANT: BILINGUAL/BICULTURAL                       2    EARLY CHILDHOOD: PRINCIPLES               (CSU) 3 UNITS
This certificate will support teachers and paraprofessionals    This certificate will support paraprofessionals in                    & PRACTICES
working with children with special needs.                      elementary classrooms and provide a foundation                       Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
Required Courses                                     UNITS     for those interested in working as elementary                   The student will explore the history of early childhood
ChDev 1/Psych 11 Child Growth & Development                3   school teachers.                                                education as well as current philosophies and practices.
ChDev 3        Creative Experiences for Children I         3   Required Courses                                                Programs will be observed and examined in relation
ChDev 10       Child Health                                3   ChDev 1/Psych 11 Child Growth & Development                3    to the needs of the child, the arrangement of the
ChDev 11       Home, School & Community Relations 3            ChDev 3        Creative Experiences for Children I         3    environment and the role of the teacher.
ChDev 22       Practicum in Child Development I            4   ChDev 14       Bilingual/Bicultural Programs               3
                                                                                                                               3    CREATIVE EXPERIENCES FOR CHILDREN I (CSU) 3 UNITS
ChDev 23       Practicum in Child Development II           4   ChDev 15       Creative Curriculum in
                                                                                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Advisory: ChDev 1 and 2
ChDev 42       The Child in a Diverse Society              3                  Bilingual/Bicultural Programs               3
                                                                                                                                    Lecture 3 hours
ChDev 44       Programs for Children with Special Needs I 3    ChDev 32       Teacher Assistant-Elementary Classroom 3
                                                                                                                               The creative approach to program planning in areas of
ChDev 45       Programs for Children with Special Needs II 3   ChDev 22       Practicum in Child Development I            4
                                                                                                                               art, crafts, dramatic play, puppetry, blocks, music and
Eng 28/ESL 8 Intermediate Reading & Composition            3   Eng 28/ESL 8 Intermediate Reading & Composition            3
                                                                                                                               movement will be explored. Emphasis will be on the
Psych 1        General Psychology I                        3   or English 101 College Reading & Composition I
                                                                                                                               development of creative teaching strategies and the
                                                   Total: 35   Fam&CS 31 Marriage & Family                                3
                                                                                                                               values of these curriculum areas.
RECOMMENDED                                                    History 43     The Mexican-American in the History
Psych 17 Exceptional Child                                                    of the United States I                      3
                                                                                                                               4    CREATIVE EXPERIENCES FOR CHILDREN II (CSU) 3 UNITS
Note: An A.A. Degree in Child Development will also require    or Chicano 7 The Mexican-American in the
                                                                                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Advisory: ChDev 1 and 2
Fam&CS 31.                                                                    History of the United States I
                                                                                                                                    Lecture 3 hours
                                                               Spanish 1/2/3 Spanish I/II/III                             5
                                                                                                                               The creative approach to program planning in language
TEACHER’S ASSISTANT                                                                                               Total: 33
                                                               (Note: Cultural History requirements may vary according to      arts, mathematics, social studies, science, perceptual
This certificate will support paraprofessionals in
                                                               Foreign Language selected.)                                     motor and cooking will be explored. Emphasis will be on
elementary classrooms and provide a foundation                 Note: Any foreign language may be selected.                     methods of presentation, values and evaluation of the
for those interested in working as elementary                  RECOMMENDED                                                     child’s experience.
school teachers.                                               Math 215   Principles of Mathematics
Required Courses                                               Chicano 37 Chicano Literature                                   10 CHILD HEALTH                                  (CSU) 3 UNITS
ChDev 1/Psych 11 Child Growth & Development                3   Note: An A.A. Degree in Child Development will also require          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
ChDev 3        Creative Experiences for Children I         3   Fam&CS 31.                                                      This course addresses the areas of health, safety and
ChDev 4        Creative Experiences for Children II        3   Note: A Family Development Certificate with an emphasis          nutrition in the early childhood setting. First Aid and CPR
ChDev 11       Home, School & Community Relations 3            in Child Development is available under the Family &
                                                               Consumer Studies Discipline. Please check the catalog listing   certificates will be earned. May be offered as a three-unit
ChDev 22       Practicum in Child Development I            4   for further information.                                        course or in one-unit modules.
ChDev 23       Practicum in Child Development II           4
ChDev 32       Teacher-Assistant in the Elem. Classroom 3      1   CHILD GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     11 HOME, SCHOOL & COMMUNITY                   (CSU) 3 UNITS
ChDev 42       The Child in a Diverse Society              3       Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                             RELATIONS
Eng 28/ESL 8 Intermediate Reading & Composition            3       Same as Psych 11 | (CAN Fam&CS 14)                               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
Psych 1        General Psychology I                        3   The essential facts of development from conception              This course introduces the student to the effects of
                                                   Total: 32   through pregnancy, infancy, childhood and adolescence           the home, the school and the community on the
Note: An A.A. Degree in Child Development will also require    are studied. Adult states are reviewed with special             development and experience of the child. Issues,
Fam&CS 31.                                                                                                                     challenges and concerns will be explored as well as the
                                                               attention to parenting. Particular emphasis is placed on
                                                               the processes through which the normal human being              importance of developing partnerships.
                                                               reaches physical, social, mental and emotional maturity.


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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
14 BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL PROGRAMS              (CSU) 3 UNITS    center, elementary school, special education center, or           35 FOSTERING LITERACY DEVELOPMENT            (CSU) 3 UNITS
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                      other childcare and development setting. The student                  IN YOUNG CHILDREN
Course is a general overview of bilingual-bicultural           will relate all previous theory and curriculum courses to             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
education. An in-depth study of current bilingual-bicultural   practical application in the classroom.                           Current and future early childhood teachers and
programs, curriculum philosophy and rationale is                                                                                 caregivers will enhance their knowledge of early literacy
offered. Emphasis on how to research and use bilingual-        23 PRACTICUM IN                             (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 1   development and acquire skills in teaching early literacy
                                                                    CHILD DEVELOPMENT II                                         to young children from birth through age five. This course
bicultural materials.
                                                                    Prerequisites: English 21 or ESL 6A, and ChDev 22            may be modularized.
15 CREATIVE CURRICULUM IN BILINGUAL- (CSU) 3 UNITS                  Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours
     BICULTURAL PROGRAMS                                       The second semester of practicum teaching experience              38 ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION                (CSU) 3 UNITS
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                      in a different setting, if possible, under the supervision             OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS I
Course is an overview of materials and media available         of a master teacher or college instructor/coordinator.                 Prerequisite: 12 units including ChDev 1 and 11
in bilingual-bicultural education for the child. Skills in     This course provides the practical application of theories             Lecture 3 hours
research techniques to find these materials will be             covered in prerequisite courses.                                  The establishment and administration of early childhood
acquired. Curriculum development and lesson planning                                                                             programs, both half-day and full-day. Laws governing
will be stressed.                                              30 INFANT & TODDLER STUDIES                     (CSU) 3 UNITS     early childhood programs, budgeting practices, regulatory
                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         agencies, staff relations and dealing with parents and
22 PRACTICUM IN                          (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 1   This course focuses on group care for infants and                 children are covered.
   CHILD DEVELOPMENT I                                         toddlers including regulations, the role of the caregiver,
   Prerequisite: English 21 or ESL 6A, and 12 units in         the environment, positive relationships and appropriate           39 ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS
   ChDev that are equivalent to a Child Development                                                                                   OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS II
                                                               experiences. Infant and toddler growth and development
   skill certificate; health examination; verification of TB                                                                            Prerequisite: ChDev 38 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                               will be reviewed.
   test | Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours                                                                                           This course covers study of budget, using computer for
Supervised experience in a preschool, child development        31 INFANT & TODDLER STUDIES II                     3 UNITS        administrative purposes, proposal writing, advocacy, staff
                                                                   Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          relations, in-service training, working with parents, dealing
                                                               Study of infant and toddler development, brain research,          with supervising agencies or boards, professionalism
                                                               and caregiving as related to environments, resources              and professional activities, current research, as well as
                                                               and curriculum. Home visits, assessment, intervention             changes in laws.
                                                               and inclusion skills will be developed. Curriculum
                                                                                                                                 42 THE CHILD IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY                  (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                               development and direct observation in infant and toddler
                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                               programs are requirements.
                                                                                                                                 This course includes the philosophy, principles and
                                                               32 TEACHER ASSISTANT IN THE                    (CSU) 3 UNITS      methods relating to teaching children from diverse
                                                                    ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM                                         backgrounds. Materials and experiences will be explored
                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         relating to diversity, including cultural, ethnic, ability,
                                                               This course is designed for those currently employed or           gender and generation differences.
                                                               intending to become employed as teacher’s assistant
                                                               paraprofessionals in elementary school classrooms. The
                                                               roles and responsibilities of a paraprofessional including
                                                               activity planning will be examined.


88
44 PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH                  (CSU) 3 UNITS     community resources. Field study of accredited programs         resources available, as well as academic and professional
     SPECIAL NEEDS I                                             is included.                                                    support systems.
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
This course is designed for students interested in working       61 INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY CHILD CARE II (CSU) 1 UNIT            185 DIRECTED STUDY                         (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
with young children with special needs and their families.            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour                        Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
Instruction focuses on accommodating and adapting                This course focuses on the business aspects of family           of Child Development on a contract basis, under the
the physical environment, instructional strategies and           childcare programs: contracts, advertising, budgets, and        direction of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum
curriculum to meet the needs of differently abled children       laws related to family child care.                              of 3 units may be taken for credit.
from birth to preschool.
                                                                 62 DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES:                      (CSU) 2 UNITS   285 DIRECTED STUDY                               (CSU) 2 UNITS
45 PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH                    (CSU) 3 UNITS        PRE-BIRTH THROUGH AGE EIGHT                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
     SPECIAL NEEDS II                                                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours                       of Child Development on a contract basis, under the
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        This course defines concise profiles of physical,                 direction of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum
This course is designed for students interested in working       emotional, social and intellectual development from pre-        of 3 units may be taken for credit.
with children with special needs from preschool through          birth through age eight. It also deals with key concepts in
school age. It will include a study of various programs,         current child development literature.                           385 DIRECTED STUDY                               (CSU) 3 UNITS
legislation, characteristics of various exceptionalities and                                                                         Conference: 1 hour per unit.
educational implications. Observations in schools will           63 CREATIVE CURRICULUM IN A FAMILY            (CSU) 2 UNITS     Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
                                                                     CHILD CARE SETTING                                          of Child Development on a contract basis, under the
be required.
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours                        direction of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum
46 SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS I                     (CSU) 3 UNITS       This course is designed for family childcare providers and      of 3 units may be taken for credit.
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         persons entering the profession. Emphasis is on play and
Students will be introduced to school age care programs.         creative experiences in the home setting for children.          921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
Topics will include the developmental issues of school           Course includes dramatic play, music, art, cooking.
                                                                                                                                 931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
age children, program models, creating environments,
                                                                  65 EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTORING &                      2 UNITS    941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3
and designing appropriate and effective experiences                   ADULT SUPERVISION
and curriculum.                                                                                                                  Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
                                                                      Prerequisite: ChDev 23 or 39 or 82
                                                                                                                                 job training in an employment area that will enhance the
                                                                      Lecture 2 hours
47 SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS II                         3 UNITS                                                                        student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
                                                                 This course explores methods and principles of
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                        Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
                                                                 supervising adults in early childhood education
Students will be introduced to school age care programs.
                                                                 settings. Emphasis will be on the role of administrators


                                                                                                                                  C
Course is designed for those planning to work in before
                                                                 and experienced teachers acting as mentors to new                       inema
and after school programs. Topics to be covered will
                                                                 and student teachers. This course is required for the                   ARTS, HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION
include issues affecting development and behavior,
                                                                 Master Teacher, Site Supervisor and Program Director
guidance of children, relationships with the community                                                                           FACULTY: Leslie Milke, Chair | Stan Levine
                                                                 categories of the California Child Development Permit
and administration of programs.
                                                                 and for eligibility to apply to become a California Early       3    HISTORY OF MOTION PICTURES           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
60 INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY CHILD CARE I (CSU) 1 UNIT              Childhood Mentor.                                                    & TELEVISION
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour                                                                                               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                                 172 INTRODUCTION TO CAREERS                          1 UNIT
Designed for family childcare providers and persons                  IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT                                        This course covers history of the development of motion
entering the profession. Course focuses on business and              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour                         pictures with examples screened from the Silent film to
environmental considerations, age-appropriate activities         This course introduces students to the variety of career        the present day. Emphasis is placed on American feature
for mixed age groups, communication with parents, and            options available to Child Development majors. It               films. Acceptable for credit: CSUN
                                                                 explores career opportunities, qualifications required,

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 C     omputer Applications                                     FOURTH SEMESTER                                     UNITS     CAOT 86        Microcomputer Office Applications:
                                                                CAOT 7       Machine Transcription                      3                    Database                                    3
       & Office Technology                                      CAOT/Bus 32 Business Communications                     3     CAOT 89        Microcomputer Office Applications:
   BUSINESS & LAW                                               CAOT 85      Microcomputer Office Application:                                Windows Operating System                    3
FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | Sherrill Frank                                   Spreadsheet                                  3   CAOT 91        Microcomputer Office Application:
         Joyce Woodmansee                                       Graduation Requirements and Electives                     8                  Advanced Word Processing                    3
                                                                                                                  Total: 17                                                      Total: 32
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                                                                          BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
Associate in Arts –Computer                                     Certificates of Completion                                     Required Courses                                     UNITS
                                                                                                                              CAOT 2         Keyboarding II                              3
Applications & Office Technology                                 At the completion of the particular program, a Certificate
                                                                                                                              CAOT 3         Keyboarding III                             3
The individual pursuing the two-year program in                 will be awarded to the student. These Certificates are
Computer Applications and Office Technologies, which                                                                           CAOT 7         Machine Transcription                       3
                                                                designed primarily for those students who have a limited
leads to the Associate in Arts Degree, will receive training                                                                  CAOT/Bus 31 Business English                               3
                                                                time to pursue their career goals and wish to specialize in
in both the skills and the concept knowledge necessary                                                                        Bus/CAOT 32 Business Communications                        3
                                                                a particular aspect of Computer Applications and Office
for success in the business world. The courses listed                                                                         CAOT 34        Business Terminology                        2
                                                                Technologies. They may seek upward mobility in their
below are those that fulfill the requirements for the                                                                          CAOT 84        Microcomputer Office Applications:
                                                                present job or they may desire to prepare themselves for
Associate in Arts Degree.                                                                                                                    Word Processing                             3
                                                                a new career. Most courses taken in the program apply
FIRST SEMESTER                                        UNITS                                                                                                                      Total: 20
                                                                toward a curriculum leading to an Associate Degree in
CAOT 1         Keyboarding I                                3                                                                 OFFICE ASSISTANT
                                                                Computer Applications and Office Technologies.
CAOT/Bus 31 Business English                                3                                                                 This program is for the student who would like to prepare
CAOT 34        Business Terminology                         2   ADMINISTRATIVE                                                for an entry-level position in an office within one year.
CAOT 89        Microcomputer Office Application:                 This program prepares a student for an office occupation.      Required Courses
               Windows Operating Systems                    3   Previous training and level of proficiency will determine      CAOT 1         Keyboarding I                               3
Graduation Requirements and Electives                       6   the amount of time and number of courses required to          CAOT 2         Keyboarding II                              3
                                                   Total: 17    achieve this goal.                                            CAOT 6         Electronic Calculators                      1
SECOND SEMESTER                                                 Required Courses                                    CAOT 3    CAOT/Bus 31 Business English                               3
CAOT 2         Keyboarding II                               3   Keyboarding III                                          3    CAOT 33        Records Management & Filing                 2
CAOT 33        Records Management & Filing                  2   CAOT 6         Electronic Calculators                    1    CAOT 34        Business Terminology                        2
CAOT 84        Microcomputer Office Application:                 CAOT 7         Machine Transcription                     3    CAOT 82        Microcomputer Software Survey               3
               Word Processing                              3   CAOT/Bus 31 Business English                             3    CAOT 84        Microcomputer Office Applications:
Graduation Requirements and Electives                       9   Bus/CAOT 32 Business Communications                      3                   Word Processing                             3
                                                   Total: 17    CAOT 33        Records Management & Filing               2    CAOT 89        Microcomputer Office Applications:
THIRD SEMESTER                                                                                                                               Windows Operating System                    3
                                                                CAOT 34        Business Terminology                      2
CAOT 3         Keyboarding III                              3                                                                                                                    Total: 23
                                                                CAOT 84        Microcomputer Office Applications:
CAOT 86        Microcomputer Office Application:
                                                                               Word Processing                           3
               Database                                     3
                                                                CAOT 85        Microsoft Office Applications: Spreadsheet 3
CAOT 91        Microcomputer Office Application:
               Advanced Word Processing                     2
Graduation Requirements and Electives                       8
                                                   Total: 16

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Skill Certificates                                             and specialized business communications using                 Class includes records management theory using
The student will be given a Skill Certificate following        Microsoft Word.                                               Microsoft Access.
the completion of any of the following programs. Skill
                                                              3   KEYBOARDING III                                 3 UNITS   34 BUSINESS TERMINOLOGY                          2 UNITS
Certificates are for students who have limited time and
                                                                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours             Advisory: CAOT 31 | Lecture 2 hours
wish to limit their commitment but desire an increased
                                                              Legal, medical, and technical applications integrated into    Sharpen written and oral communication skills by
level of specialization. Most courses taken in the
                                                              office projects using Microsoft Word.                          improving spelling and vocabulary.
programs apply toward curriculum leading to a Certificate
of Completion or the Associate Degree.                        6   ELECTRONIC CALCULATORS                         1 UNIT     47 APPLIED OFFICE PRACTICE                    2 UNITS RPT 3
COMMUNICATIONS                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                              Corequisite: Enrollment in at least one other CAOT
Required Courses                                    UNITS     Learn basic business functions along with speed-touch             course. | Lecture 1 hour, lab 4 hours
CAOT 2      Keyboarding II                                3   addition on the computer numeric keypad and the                   Note: Obtain instructor’s signature before enrolling.
CAOT/Bus 31 Business English                              3   electronic calculator.                                        Students receive practical office experience by working
Bus/CAOT 32 Business Communications                       3                                                                 on campus.
                                                              7   MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION                           3 UNITS
CAOT 34     Business Terminology                          2
                                                                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                      64 COMPUTER & OFFICE                            1 UNIT RPT 2
                                                  Total: 11                                                                     APPLICATIONS LABORATORY
                                                              Students use keyboarding, oral and written
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS                                                                                                           Prerequisite: None | Corequisite: Enrollment in at
                                                              communications, and decision-making skills in
Required Courses                                                                                                                least one other CAOT course. | Lab 2 hours
                                                              transcribing documents from a variety of industries.
CAOT 82     Microcomputer Software Survey           3                                                                           Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
CAOT 84     Microcomputer Office Applications:                 9   KEYBOARDING IMPROVEMENT                  1 UNIT RPT 1     This course is designed as an aid to students who need
            Word Processing                         3             Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 hours                          additional time and practice to increase their skills in any
CAOT 89     Microcomputer Office Applications:                 This course is designed to increase speed and accuracy        CAOT subject area.
            Windows Operating Systems               3
                                                              through specific drills and timings.
CAOT 91     Microcomputer Applications:                                                                                     76 KEYBOARDING FOR COMPUTERS                       1 UNIT
            Advanced Word Processing                3         31 BUSINESS ENGLISH                           3 UNITS              Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
                                            Total: 12             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                      Designed to meet the needs of the data processing
KEYBOARDING                                                       Same as Business 31                                       students by giving them skills necessary to input
Required Courses                                              Review of grammar and punctuation fundamentals with           information into a computer efficiently and accurately.
CAOT 1      Keyboarding I                           3         practical applications.
CAOT 2      Keyboarding II                          3                                                                       82 MICROCOMPUTER SOFTWARE               (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 2
CAOT 3      Keyboarding III                         3         32 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS                    (CSU) 3 UNITS        SURVEY IN THE OFFICE
CAOT 7      Machine Transcription                   3             Prerequisite: CAOT 1 and CAOT 31                               Prerequisite: None | Advisory: CAOT 1
                                            Total: 12             Lecture 3 hours | Same as Business 32                          Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours
                                                              This is a complete communications course which                Introduces students to the use of the computer and
                                                              provides opportunities for improving writing, speaking,       commercially available software used in the business
1   KEYBOARDING I                                   3 UNITS   and listening skills.                                         office. Provides hands-on introduction to Microsoft
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours                                                                       Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Students gain basic
Students will develop basic keyboarding skills on the         33 RECORDS MANAGEMENT & FILING                      2 UNITS   knowledge necessary for using computers.
computer using Microsoft Word.                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours
                                                              This course will provide an overview of the field of
2  KEYBOARDING II                               3 UNITS       records management; alphabetic, subject, numeric,
   Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours          and geographic storage and retrieval systems; records
Computerized keyboarding includes general                     management technology; and records control.

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                                                                                                                                C     omputer Science –
84 MICROCOMPUTER OFFICE               (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 2      108 PRESENTATION DESIGN FOR THE OFFICE 2 UNITS RPT 1
    APPLICATIONS: WORD PROCESSING (MICROSOFT WORD)                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours          This course provides an overview of presentation design                Information Technology
Using Microsoft Word to create documents, which include        software. Students learn to use PowerPoint templates,              ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE
graphics and desktop publishing.                               outlines, clipart, and Microsoft Office documents to create      FACULTY: Robert Smazenka, Chair
                                                               presentations, electronic slide shows, and web sites.           Faculty Advisor - Mari Rettke 818.609.4761 | Paul Kubicki
85 MICROSOFT OFFICE APPLICATIONS:            3 UNITS RPT 1
    SPREADSHEET (EXCEL)
                                                               185 DIRECTED STUDY                        (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2    The Computer Science lab is a Microsoft Authorized
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours
                                                               Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen             Testing Center for MOS certification for both students
Use Excel to plan, present, manipulate, and calculate
                                                               area of Computer Applications and Office Technology              and the general community. Practice tests are available.
numerical data by writing formulas with mathematical
                                                               on a contract basis, under the direction of a supervising       The Computer Science Department is a member of the
operators, linking workbooks and sharing workbooks.
                                                               instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken       Microsoft Alliance which permits distribution of Microsoft
Format worksheets with advanced techniques, visual
                                                               for credit.                                                     operating systems and other programs to students
charts, and clip art images.
                                                                                                                               enrolled in Computer Science courses.
                                                               285 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 2 UNITS
86 MICROCOMPUTER OFFICE                        (CSU) 3 UNITS
     APPLICATIONS: DATABASE (ACCESS)                           Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen             The Computer Science Computer Club - (ROBETECAS)
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours         area of Computer Applications and Office Technology              operates a repair and service lab which provides
Use Access to plan, design, create, use, and maintain          on a contract basis, under the direction of a supervising       computer /printer service, upgrade, and repair. There is
databases. Use Access to create forms, reports, queries,       instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken       no charge except for parts. This service is available to
charts, mailing labels, PivotTables, and PivotCharts. Learn    for credit.                                                     the faculty, staff, and students of Los Angeles Mission
to import data, export data, and create links between                                                                          College as well as the surrounding community. The
                                                               385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS    ROBETECAS repair and service lab provides students
other Microsoft Office applications.
                                                                    Conference: 1 hour per unit.                               with hands-on experience in problem solving and offers
89 MICROCOMPUTER OFFICE WINDOWS               3 UNITS RPT 2    Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen             student internships.
     APPLICATIONS: OPERATING SYSTEM                            area of Computer Applications and Office Technology
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours         on a contract basis, under the direction of a supervising       EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
Introduction to the Windows XP Operating System.               instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken       Associate in Arts (Computer Science Emphasis or
                                                               for credit.                                                     Business Emphasis) These courses are designed both for
91 MICROCOMPUTER OFFICE APPLICATIONS:              2 UNITS
     ADVANCED WORD PROCESSING                                                                                                  those students desiring to pursue a transfer curriculum in
                                                               921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
     Prerequisite: None. | Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours                                                                         Computer Science-Information Technology, and for those
Advanced Word features with emphasis on desktop-               931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3    students wishing a terminal program and an Associate in
publishing terminology and concepts. Microsoft Word                                                                            Arts Degree in Computer Science. Students who wish to
                                                               941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3
is used to create promotional documents, letterheads,                                                                          transfer to a four-year college or university should consult
                                                               Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
business cards, PowerPoint presentations, Web pages,                                                                           with their counselor and the respective catalog of the
                                                               job training in an employment area that will enhance the
and newsletters.                                                                                                               school they wish to attend for additional requirements.
                                                               student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
                                                                                                                               Questions about the program should be taken to the
                                                               Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
                                                                                                                               Faculty Advisor - Mari Rettke at 818.609.4761.




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Associate in Arts –                                        THIRD SEMESTER                                   UNITS      CoSci 452      Programming in Java
                                                           CoSci 452    Programming in Java                       3    CoSci 453      A+ Certification Preparation
Computer Science PLAN A                                    CoSci 487    Introduction to Local Area Networks       3                                                     Total: 30
FIRST SEMESTER                                   UNITS
                                                           Econ 1       Principles of Economics I                 3    COMPUTER SCIENCE –
CoSci 401    Introduction to Computers & Their Uses 3                                                                  MICROCOMPUTER PROGRAMMING
                                                           Graduation Requirements and Electives                  6
CoSci 430    Microcomputer Applications Software I 3                                                                   Full Certificate—Microcomputer Programming
                                                                                                          Total: 15
CoSci 431    Microcomputer Applications Software II 3                                                                  Required Courses                                   UNITS
                                                           FOURTH SEMESTER
Graduation Requirements and Electives                  6                                                               CoSci 401      Introduction to Computers & Their Uses 3
                                                           CoSci 439    Programming in C                          3
                                               Total: 15                                                               CoSci 407      Programming Logic                         3
                                                           CoSci 450    Electronic Publishing II                  3
SECOND SEMESTER                                                                                                        CoSci 408      Visual Basic                              3
                                                           Bus 5/Law 1 Business Law I                             3
CoSci 407    Programming Logic                         3                                                               CoSci 430      Microcomputer Applications Software I 3
                                                           Graduation Requirements and Electives                  6
CoSci 408    Visual Basic                              3                                                               CoSci 431      Microcomputer Applications Software II 3
                                                                                                          Total: 15
CoSci 450    Electronic Publishing II                  3                                                               CoSci 439      Programming in C                          3
Graduation Requirements and Electives                  6   Certificate of Completion –                                  CoSci 450      Electronic Publishing II                  3
                                              Total: 15    Computer Science & Information                              CoSci 452      Programming in Java                       3
THIRD SEMESTER                                             Technology                                                  CoSci 487      Introduction to Local Area Networks       3
CoSci 439    Programming in C                          3   At the completion of the program a Certificate will be       Electives: (Choose one [1] courses):                     3
CoSci 487    Introduction to Local Area Networks       3   awarded to the student who completes the course             CoSci 417      Beginning Micro Assembly Language
Graduation Requirements and Electives                  6   or study with a 3.0 average. These Certificates are          CoSci 433      Microcomputer Database Programming
                                              Total: 12    primarily for those students who have a limited time        CoSci 440      Programming in C ++
FOURTH SEMESTER                                            to pursue their formal education and wish to specialize                                                      Total: 30
CoSci 440    Programming in C ++                       3
CoSci 452    Programming in Java                       3
                                                           in a particular area of Computer Science that is job-       Skill Certificates
                                                           related. They may seek advancement in their present         At the completion of the following programs, a Skill
Graduation Requirements and Electives                  9   job, or they may prepare themselves for different or new    Certificate will be awarded to the student who has
                                              Total: 15    employment. Many courses taken in the program apply         completed the course of study with a 3.0 average. These
                                                           toward an Associate Degree. See Faculty Advisor –           Skill Certificates are primarily for those students who have
Associate in Arts – Computer                               Mari Rettke – 818.609.4761 for substitutions.               limited time to pursue their formal education and wish to
Science: Business Emphasis PLAN B                          COMPUTER SCIENCE –
                                                           MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                       specialize in a particular area of Computer Science that is
FIRST SEMESTER                                                                                                         job-related. They may seek advancement in their present
                                                           Required Courses
CoSci 401    Introduction to Computers & Their Uses 3                                                                  job, or they may prepare themselves for different or new
                                                           CoSci 401       Introduction to Computers & Their Uses 3
CoSci 430    Microcomputer Applications Software I 3                                                                   employment. All courses in the program apply towards
                                                           CoSci 407       Programming Logic                       3
CoSci 431    Microcomputer Applications Software II 3                                                                  a full certificate and many courses apply towards an
                                                           CoSci 408       Visual Basic                            3
Graduation Requirements and Electives                  6                                                               Associate Degree.
                                                           CoSci 430       Microcomputer Applications Software I 3
                                               Total: 15                                                               COMPUTER SCIENCE – SKILL CERTIFICATE –
                                                           CoSci 431       Microcomputer Applications Software II 3    MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS
SECOND SEMESTER
                                                           CoSci 450       Electronic Publishing II                3   Required Courses
CoSci 407    Programming Logic                         3
                                                           CoSci 487       Introduction to Local Area Networks     3   CoSci 401        Introduction to Computers & Their Uses 3
CoSci 408    Visual Basic                              3
                                                           Electives (Choose three [3] courses):                   9   CoSci 430        Microcomputer Applications Software I 3
Acctg 21     Bookkeeping and Accounting I              3
                                                           CoSci 417       Beginning Micro Assembly Language           CoSci 431        Microcomputer Applications Software II 3
Graduation Requirements and Electives                  6
                                                           CoSci 433       Microcomputer Database Programming          CoSci 450        Electronic Publishing II                   3
                                               Total: 15
                                                           CoSci 439       Programming in C                            CoSci 487        Introduction to Local Area Networks        3
                                                           CoSci 440       Programming in C ++                                                                             Total: 15


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COMPUTER SCIENCE – SKILL CERTIFICATE –               401 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS &           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     include data representation and program organization.
MICROCOMPUTER PROGRAMMING                                THEIR USES                                                 The use of registers, addressing, arithmetic, and macro
Required Courses                           UNITS         Prerequisites: None | Lecture 3 hours, lab 1 hour          instructions will be covered through programming projects.
CoSci 407   Programming Logic                    3       (CAN CSCI 2)
CoSci 408   Visual Basic                         3   The student will become acquainted with electronic             430 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS                (CSU) 3 UNITS
CoSci 409   Advanced Visual Basic                3   methods of data processing, and will learn about the               SOFTWARE I
CoSci 439   Programming in C                     3   development of the computer and the uses of the                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
CoSci 452   Programming in Java                  3   computer by business management. Topics covered are            The student will learn how to operate a micro-computer.
                                         Total: 15   computer terminology, DOS, and programming in BASIC.           The student will become familiar with the use of a
                                                                                                                    spreadsheet program and a database program. The
                                                     406 BEGINNING PASCAL PROGRAMMING (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS              student will complete a series of projects on the
                                                          (CAN CSCI 12)                                             microcomputer. Currently popular microcomputer
                                                          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours         software will be utilized IBM PC’s and compatibles.
                                                     An introduction to algorithms, their representation, design,
                                                     structuring, analysis, and optimization. Implementation        431 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS               (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                        SOFTWARE II
                                                     of algorithms as structured programs in a high
                                                                                                                        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                     level language.
                                                                                                                    Prepare to become MOS certified by taking this class.
                                                     407 PROGRAMMING LOGIC                       (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   Learn to use WIndows and Word to create documents
                                                          Prerequisite: Math 115 | Lecture 3 hours                  such as cover letters, resumes, term papers, sales
                                                     Introduces concepts necessary to design, code, test            proposals, multiple column newsletters and do mail
                                                     and document computer programs using top-down                  merge operations.
                                                     structured programming techniques. Topics include data
                                                     types, data structures, control structures, algorithm          432 ADVANCED TEXT PROCESSING APPLICATIONS 3 UNITS
                                                     plus sub-algorithm structures, parameter passing,                   Prerequisite: CoSci 431 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                     file structures plus operations, class is machine plus          The students will master the use of a text-processing
                                                     language independent.                                          program on a microcomputer and create a macro-driven
                                                                                                                    text processing system. Graphics, desktop publishing,
                                                     408 VISUAL BASIC                           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS    and merge processing applications using a text processor
                                                         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours          will be emphasized. Currently popular microcomputer
                                                         (CAN CSCI 6)                                               software will be utilized on IBM-PC’s and compatibles.
                                                     This course teaches programming in Visual Basic. A
                                                     select set of problems using Visual Basic are assigned to      433 DATABASE PROGRAMMING                      (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                     be used.                                                            Prerequisite: CoSci 430 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                                                                                    The student will master the use of a database
                                                     417 BEGINNING MICRO ASSEMBLY             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS      programming system on a microcomputer. Command
                                                         LANGUAGE                                                   language programming will be emphasized. The student
                                                         Prerequisite: CoSci 406 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours     will create a complete menu driven database system.
                                                     The student will study the fundamentals and applications       Currently popular microcomputer software will be utilized
                                                     of Assembly language on microcomputers. This will              on IBM PC’s and compatibles.


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435 MICROCOMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEMS (CSU) 3 UNITS               447 ADVANCED MICRO ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE                3 UNITS   453 A+ CERTIFICATION PREPARATION               3 UNITS RPT 3
     Prerequisite: CoSci 431 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours         Prerequisite: CoSci 417 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
The student will master advanced operating system               This course is an extension of the principles covered in      This course provides students with the workable
techniques using a mouse driven/graphical interface.            CoSci 417. Students will have the opportunity to apply        knowledge needed for the installation, setup,
Currently popular microcomputer operating systems               Assembler to more complex business applications.              troubleshooting, and optimization of hardware and
programs such as DOS and Windows will be discussed,                                                                           software related to personal computer systems and
will be used. Commonly used utility programs will               448 ADVANCED MICROCOMPUTER                   (CSU) 3 UNITS    peripheral devices. The course will cover information
                                                                    SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS
be discussed.                                                                                                                 needed to prepare for the current A+ certification test.
                                                                    Prerequisite: CoSci 430 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
436 INTRODUCTION TO DATA                 (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS       The student will master the use of a spreadsheet program      472 INTRODUCTION TO PERSONAL              (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 2
    STRUCTURES                                                  and a micro computer. The use of graphics, database                COMPUTER HARDWARE
    Prerequisite: CoSci 406 and CoSci 407                       commands, advanced functions and macros will be                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
    Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                                emphasized. The student will create a micro-driving,          Installation, setup, troubleshooting and optimization
Uses PASCAL programming language as a vehicle to                error trapped, and custom menu spreadsheet. Currently         of hardware related to personal computer systems
examine the data types and structures employed in               popular microcomputer spreadsheet software will be            and peripheral devices. First of two classes to prepare
applications programming, compilers, file management,            used on IBM-PC’s and compatibles.                             students for the current A+ certification test.
operating systems, and databases.
                                                                449 ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING                           3 UNITS   487 INTRODUCTION TO LOCAL                      (CSU) 3 UNITS
439 PROGRAMMING IN C                         (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                      AREA NETWORKS
                                                                     Prerequisite: CoSci 432 | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
      Prerequisite: CoSci 401 and CoSci 406                                                                                        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours, lab 1 hour
                                                                The student will master the use of a desktop processing
      Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours | (CAN CSCI 16)                                                                            This course will introduce students to the fundamental
                                                                program on a microcomputer, and create newsletters,
This is a structured-systems programming class. Students                                                                      concepts of local area networks (LANs) as well as provide
                                                                reports, and brochures. Documents will be created
will learn types, operator’s expressions, control flow,                                                                        practical experience implementing a LAN. Network
                                                                that include text and graphics. Currently popular
functions, arrays and file concepts. Unix system interface                                                                     topology, network operating system configuration and
                                                                microcomputer software will be utilized on IBM-PC’s
is also discussed. C is a highly portable structured                                                                          installation of software on a network will be covered.
                                                                and compatibles.
systems programming language with widespread
                                                                                                                              185 DIRECTED STUDY                         (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
applications. Upon completion of the course students will       450 ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING II           (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
                                                                                                                              Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen
be able to write programs in C, determine the suitability           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                                                                                              area of Computer Science Information Technology on
of C for particular applications and design C routines to       CSIT 450 is a beginning class where students will create
                                                                                                                              a contract basis, under the direction of a supervising
be modular and compact.                                         WEB pages, set up their own WEB sites, upload to a WEB
                                                                                                                              instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken
                                                                server and learn HTML as a foundation to Javascript,
440 PROGRAMMING IN C++                       (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                 for credit.
                                                                Dreamweaver, FLASH and other commercial packages.
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                                                                                              285 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 2 UNITS
     (CAN CSCI 18)                                              452 PROGRAMMING IN JAVA                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                              Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen
Students are expected to know object oriented                       Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                                                                                              area of Computer Science Information Technology on
programming. This course covers syntax, control and             This course is designed to teach students to build
                                                                                                                              a contract basis, under the direction of a supervising
data structures, software life-cycle including design,          applications in Java, the programming language designed
                                                                                                                              instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken
documentation, testing and maintenance, and software            to be written once and run effectively on almost any kind
                                                                                                                              for credit.
projects. Critical features of the language include objects,    of machine connected to the Internet.
classes, encapsulations, inheritance and polymorphism.




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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions

                                                                D      evelopmental
385 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                                        1    GRAMMAR: APPLIED TO WRITING (NDA) 3 UNITS RPT 1
     Conference: 1 hour per unit.                                                                                                                       Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen                    Communications                                                                   Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
area of Computer Science Information Technology on                 DEVELOPMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS                                                    This course offers an introduction to basic grammar as it
a contract basis, under the direction of a supervising          FACULTY: Teresa English | Susan Polk                                               relates to writing and other communication skills. It covers
instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken                                                                                          parts of speech, sentence structure, types of phrases and
for credit.                                                                         ESL 1                   ESL, English and                       clauses, verb tenses and agreement, pronoun usage,
                                                                           Integrated Skills 12 UNITS
                                                                                                             Developmental                         comparison, capitalization, and punctuation.
921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
                                                                                    ESL 2                    Communication
                                                                           Integrated Skills 12 UNITS                                              22 COMMUNICATIONS LABORATORY (NDA) 5 UNITS RPT 2
931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3                                                Course Sequence                             A/B/C/D/E
941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3            ESL 3 B/C                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lab 10 hours
                                                                          Reading,           ESL 3A
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-                  Vocabulary,        Writing &
                                                                                                                                                        Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
job training in an employment area that will enhance the
                                                                         Listening &        Grammar                                                Provides students with the opportunity to improve
                                                                          Speaking            6 UNITS

student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See                6 UNITS                                                                 academic skills. Recommended for students with
Cooperative Education Credit Guide.                                                                                                                deficiencies in specific areas such as reading, vocabulary,
                                                                         ESL 4 B/C
                                                                          Reading,           ESL 4A                                                language skills, and study skills. Provides individualized
                                                                         Vocabulary,        Writing &
                                                                         Listening &        Grammar
                                                                                                                                                   tutoring and programmed media instruction as
                                                                          Speaking            6 UNITS
                                                                                                                                                   prescribed. May be taught in modules.
                                                                           6 UNITS



                                                                         ESL 5 B/C                                                                 34 BASIC READING                          (NDA) 3 UNITS RPT 1
                                                                                                               DEV COM 1
                                                                          Reading,           ESL 5A                             DEV COM 34               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                Grammar
                                                                         Vocabulary,        Writing &                              Basic
                                                                                                                Applied to
                                                                         Listening &        Grammar
                                                                                                                 Writing
                                                                                                                                  Reading                Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
                                                                          Speaking            6 UNITS                                  3 UNITS
                                                                           6 UNITS
                                                                                                                  3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                                   A basic reading course designed to improve word-attack
                                                                                                                                                   skills, build vocabulary, improve dictionary skills, and
                                                                         ESL 6 B/C                                              DEV COM 36A
                                                                          Reading,           ESL 6A           ENGLISH 21          Reading II:      develop comprehension and critical reading skills.
                                                                         Vocabulary,        Writing &            English        Comprehension
                                                                         Listening &        Grammar           Fundamentals      & Related Skills
                                                                          Speaking            6 UNITS             3 UNITS          A 3 UNITS       36A READING II: COMPREHENSION & (NDA) 3 UNITS RPT 1
                                                                           6 UNITS                                       COREQUISITE                    RELATED SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                               DEV COM 36B
                                                                                                               ENGLISH 28                               Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
                                                                                             ESL 8                               Reading II:
                                                                                                               Intermediate
                                                                                          Advanced ESL
                                                                                           Composition
                                                                                                                Reading &
                                                                                                                               Comprehension
                                                                                                                                 & Related
                                                                                                                                                   Intermediate course in reading; emphasizes finding main
                                                                                                               Composition
                                                                                              6 UNITS
                                                                                                                  3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                  Skills B         ideas, critical thinking, vocabulary skills, and study skills.
                                                                                                                                       3 UNITS


                                                                                                                                                   36B READING II: COMPREHENSION & (NDA) 3 UNITS RPT 1
                                                                                                    ENGLISH 101                                         RELATED SKILLS
                                                                                                  College Reading &
                                                                                                 Composition 1 3 UNITS                                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                                        Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
                                                                                    ENGLISH 102                  ENGLISH 240                       Comprehensive course in advanced study skills, note-
                                                                                  College Reading &             Literature & the
                                                                                 Composition 2 3 UNITS        Motion Picture 3 UNITS               taking, and efficient study techniques. Transition from
                                                                                                                                                   everyday reading skills to college reading skills.

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 D      rafting
                                                                                                                                  E     ducation
                                                                10 ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 3 UNITS
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
         ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE                                                                                                  LEARNING CENTER/DEV COM
                                                                Historical development of the United States: its origins,
FACULTY: Robert Smazenka, Chair                                 modification and performance. The relationship to                 FACULTY: Phoebe Rivera, Chair | Rick Scuderi | Mark Pursley
Faculty Advisor – Mari Rettke 818.609.4761                      political economics and history in the US. Technology,
                                                                ethnic groups, major social/economic groups and                  6    METHODS & MATERIALS OF TUTORING              1 UNIT RPT 3
16 BLUEPRINT READING 1                        (CSU) 2 UNITS                                                                           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour
                                                                geographic development as they influence the economic
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours                                                                                 Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
                                                                history of the U.S. The social changes, social movements,
The principles and practices of blueprint reading including                                                                      This class trains new tutors in theory and practice in
                                                                internal and external relationships of the United States.
the study of standard symbols and their applications, and                                                                        tutoring techniques, group dynamics, interpersonal skills,
interpretation of a variety of drawings.                        185 DIRECTED STUDY                          (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2   and record-keeping. Tutors will be trained to work with
                                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area         self-instructional materials and will tutor students enrolled


 E     conomics                                                 of Economics on a contract basis, under the direction of         in supervised learning assistance and/or other college
                                                                a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units       approved tutoring programs.
        BUSINESS & LAW
                                                                may be taken for credit.
FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | Terry Bommer                                                                                         203 URBAN EDUCATION IN AMERICAN             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                285 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 2 UNITS          SOCIETY
1    PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS 1              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS    Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN ECON 4)        of Economics on a contract basis, under the direction of         Introduces the American educational enterprise, especially
An introductory course in the principles of microeconomic       a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units       problems in urban multicultural schools. Employs
theory, including economic analysis of the firm and              may be taken for credit.                                         concepts and methods from sociology, philosophy and
resource allocation; analysis of the laws of supply and                                                                          the politics of education to analyze American schools.
demand; market structures of the American economy;              385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS     Includes K-12 content standards, Teaching Performance
price theory; current domestic economic problems.                   Conference: 1 hour per unit.                                 Expectations. Requires a minimum of 30 hours of
                                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area         observation/participation in a multicultural school.
2    PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                of Economics on a contract basis, under the direction of
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN ECON 2)                                                                         921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
                                                                a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
This is an introductory course in the principles of
                                                                may be taken for credit.                                         931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
macroeconomic theory. Measurement of aggregate
economic performance, including GNP and national                485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2     941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                       4 UNITS RPT 4
income, money and banking business cycle, role of                    Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                            Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
government and the Federal Reserve System (fiscal                Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;             job training in an employment area that will enhance the
and monetary policies), economic growth and stability,          basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity           student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
international trade, and economics of under development         operators; how to locate materials in various content            Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
are covered in this course.                                     fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how
                                                                to use and cite electronic sources.
4   ECONOMICS FOR THE CONSUMER                        3 UNITS
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
The student will learn about budgeting a limited income.        Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
Consumer preferences, influences of advertising, and             job training in an employment area that will enhance the
other factors related to consumer expenditures will be          student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
considered. Financial institutions and their relationship to    Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
the consumer will be analyzed. Savings, consumer aids,
insurance, and investments will be detailed.

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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions

E                                                                                                                            TRANSFER PROGRAM
       ngineering, General                                    when this includes hands-on training in Computer-Aided-
                                                              Design-Drafting (CADD). Mission College has developed          Sequential Required Courses
       ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE
                                                              a comprehensive program. This includes the basic               FIRST SEMESTER                                     UNITS
FACULTY: Robert Smazenka, Chair                               sciences, such as chemistry, mathematics and physics           GenEng 101 Intro to Science, Engineering & Tech          2
Faculty Advisor – Mari Rettke 818.988.4183                    and general engineering courses including Materials            Math 265     Calculus with Analytic Geometry I           5
                                                              Science, Statics and Strength of Materials, plus vocational    RECOMMENDED (Choose 1)
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                          courses in computer drafting in two-dimensions and solid       Drafting 16 Blueprint Reading                          (2)
The student may work towards a Bachelor of Science            modeling in three-dimensions.                                  English 211A General English                           (2)
Degree by transferring to any of several four-year colleges                                                                                                                    Total: 9
and universities throughout the country. All three major      Thanks to generous donations from the Ralph Parsons
                                                                                                                             SECOND SEMESTER
universities in the area – UCLA, USC and CSUN – have          Foundation and the Rocketdyne Division of the Boeing
                                                                                                                             Math 266     Calculus with Analytic Geometry             5
full articulation agreements with the Mission College         Company, the Engineering Lab is the most modern in the         Physics 1    Mechanics of Solids                         4
Engineering Department. The recommended sequence              country, with state-of-the-art IBM computers, printers and     RECOMMENDED (Choose 1)
for the transfer program requires six semesters (three        plotters, numerical controlled lathe-milling machine and       GenEng 211B CADD for Engineers I                       (1)
years) to complete; that is only a recommended                microscope/color-printer station for use in crystallography.                Design CADD 3-D                           (1)
sequence and should not prevent students from                 The labs and programs are updated regularly to meet the                                                         Total: 10
completing either program in a shorter period of time,        needs of the students, the industry, and the community.        THIRD SEMESTER
if they are dedicated and capable of doing so. At any                                                                        GenEng 243 Statics and Strength of Materials
                                                              For the latest information on transfer requirements,
time, students may join the work force in industry or in                                                                                  (Calculus based)                            4
                                                              certificates and Associate Degrees consult with Professor
professional offices with which the engineering faculty                                                                       Math 267     Calculus with Analytic Geometry III         5
                                                              Lee Risemberg, telephone number 818.989.3700 or
maintains close ties.                                                                                                        RECOMMENDED
                                                              818.364.7664.
                                                                                                                             GenEng 211C AUTOCADD 2-D                               (1)
Employment opportunities for engineering students             Transfer Program for Bachelor of Science Degree                                                                 Total: 10
at Mission College are also available in many related         The Engineering Program at Mission College fulfills most        FOURTH SEMESTER
fields such as aerospace, architecture, interior design,       of the lower-division engineering requirements for the         Math 275     Ordinary Differential Equations             3
construction, engineering, and manufacturing. Many            Bachelor of Science Degree at various four-year colleges       Chem 101     General Chemistry I                         5
manufacturing firms and professional offices contact            and universities.                                              RECOMMENDED
the engineering department offering employment to its                                                                        GenEng 281A Engineering Design I                       (1)
students on a part-time as well as a full-time basis.         The following is the recommended sequence which                                                                  Total: 9
                                                              will allow the student to complete the lower division          FIFTH SEMESTER
The greater Los Angeles area – the North San Fernando         requirements in six semesters. Refer to graduation Plan B      GenEng 151 Materials of Engineering                      3
Valley in particular – is one of the most important sources   for the general graduation requirements. Always consult        GenEng 152 Materials of Engineering Laboratory           1
of work for engineering in the United States. There are       a counselor for information or graduation requirements         Physics 3    Electricity & Magnetism                     4
countless employment opportunities for the graduate           and transfer. 18 units of general education courses are        RECOMMENDED
engineer and the technician with a solid background           generally required, consult with the four-year college of      GenEng 281B Engineering Design II                      (1)
in basic sciences and engineering concepts, especially        your choice.                                                                                                     Total: 9




98
SIXTH SEMESTER                                 UNITS              243 STATICS & STRENGTH OF MATERIALS (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS             921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
Physics 2   Mechanics of Fluids, Heat & Sound        4                (Calculus based) (For Transfer Program)
                                                                                                                                   931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
or Chem 102 General Chemistry II                   (5)                Prerequisite: Physics 1 | Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours
RECOMMENDED                                                       Examines vector and scalar methods of analyzing force            941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3
GenEng 281C Engineering Design III                 (1)            systems, free body diagrams, equilibrium, structural             Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
                                             Total: 10            mechanics, stress and strain, beams, columns and                 job training in an employment area that will enhance the
                 Total Number of Units in Program 57              indeterminate structures.                                        student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
Note: Recommended courses may not transfer, but they provide                                                                       Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
valuable additional preparation for engineering, Units of these   284 PROJECTS LABORATORY                  (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
courses are shown within parentheses and do not count for
                                                                       Prerequisite: None | Lab 6 hours
transfer requirements. Some of the required courses may have
to be taken elsewhere.                                            Students will meet with the instructor to be assigned a
                                                                  specific project in the engineering field of their choice and
101 INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE,                (UC:CSU) 2 UNITS      at their level of knowledge.
    ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours                          185 DIRECTED STUDY                          (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
Orientation to the engineering profession and related             Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
technician fields, to give students insight into the activities    of Engineering on a contract basis, under the direction of
and rewards of engineering.                                       a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
                                                                  may be taken for credit.
151 MATERIALS OF ENGINEERING               (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
     Prerequisites: Chem 101 & Physics 1 | Lecture 3 hours        285 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 2 UNITS
     (CAN ENGR 4)                                                 Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
Introduction to the engineering properties of materials,          of Engineering on a contract basis, under the direction of
atomic and crystal structures of solids and selection and         a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
use of engineering materials.                                     may be taken for credit.

152 MATERIALS OF ENGINEERING                 (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT      385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS
     LABORATORY                                                       Conference: 1 hour per unit
     Prerequisite: Physics 1, Chemistry 101 | Lab 3 hours         Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
Introduction to the engineering properties of materials,          of Engineering on a contract basis, under the direction of
atomic and crystal structures of solids and selection and         a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
use of engineering materials.                                     may be taken for credit.
211 CADD FOR ENGINEERS I                (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3       485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 6 hours                                  Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
Introduction to alternate CADD systems, develops design           Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;
and drafting skills using computers and special software,         basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity
to be used in other engineering courses and improve               operators; how to locate materials in various content
employment opportunities in the marketplace.                      fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how
                                                                  to use and cite electronic sources.




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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions

E     nglish                                                                            21 ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS                       (NDA) 3 UNITS     102 COLLEGE READING &                         (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                             Prerequisite: DevCom 1 or appropriate skill level               COMPOSITION II
       ESL / ENGLISH                                                                                                                                         Prerequisite: English 101 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                             demonstrated through the ENL assessment process
FACULTY: Ruthie Grant, Chair | Louise Barbato                                                Corerequisite: DevCom 36A | Lecture 3 hours                     (CAN ENGL 4; CAN ENGL SEQA: Eng 101 + 102)
         Carolyn Daly | Ralph La Rosa | Victoria Oddino                                      Note: Class graded credit/no credit                        This is an introduction to critical analysis of poetry,
                                                                                        This is a course in reading and writing designed to             novels, short stories, and drama. A variety of analytical
                    ESL 1                   ESL, English and                            strengthen the student’s basic communication skills,            strategies will be used to distinguish between deductive
           Integrated Skills 12 UNITS
                                             Developmental                              including grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence          and inductive reasoning. Emphasis is placed on writing
                                                                                        construction. Greatest emphasis is placed on the writing        research paper.
                    ESL 2                    Communication
           Integrated Skills 12 UNITS
                                            Course Sequence                             of competent paragraphs and short essays.
                                                                                                                                                        240 LITERATURE & THE MOTION                  (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
         ESL 3 B/C
                                                                                                                                                            PICTURE I
                                                                                        28 INTERMEDIATE READING &                   (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
          Reading,           ESL 3A
                                                                                             COMPOSITION                                                    Prerequisite: English 101 | Lecture 3 hours
         Vocabulary,        Writing &
         Listening &        Grammar                                                          Prerequisite: English 21 or ESL 6A or appropriate          This is a course developing critical thinking, reading,
          Speaking            6 UNITS
           6 UNITS                                                                           skill level demonstrated through the ENL assessment        and writing skills using literature and motion pictures as
                                                                                             process | Lecture 3 hours                                  subject matter. Emphasis is placed on a comparison and
         ESL 4 B/C
          Reading,           ESL 4A                                                     This is a course in reading and writing designed                contrast of literature to motion pictures.
         Vocabulary,        Writing &
         Listening &        Grammar                                                     to strengthen the student’s ability to use basic
          Speaking                                                                                                                                      921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
           6 UNITS
                              6 UNITS
                                                                                        communication skills, including grammar, spelling,
                                                                                        punctuation, and sentence construction. Instruction will        931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
         ESL 5 B/C                                                                      include the assignment of full-length expository and
                                               DEV COM 1
          Reading,           ESL 5A
                                                Grammar
                                                                DEV COM 34                                                                              941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3
         Vocabulary,        Writing &                              Basic                argumentative essays.
         Listening &        Grammar
                                                Applied to
                                                 Writing
                                                                  Reading                                                                                    Prerequisite: Employment in a field related to the
          Speaking            6 UNITS                                  3 UNITS
           6 UNITS
                                                  3 UNITS
                                                                                        101 COLLEGE READING &                        (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS        student’s major as verified by the signature of the
                                                                                             COMPOSITION I                                                   Cooperative Education Advisor.
         ESL 6 B/C                                              DEV COM 36A                  Prerequisite: English 28 or ESL 8 or appropriate           Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
          Reading,           ESL 6A           ENGLISH 21          Reading II:
         Vocabulary,        Writing &            English        Comprehension                skill level demonstrated through the ENL assessment        job training in an employment area that will enhance the
         Listening &        Grammar           Fundamentals      & Related Skills
          Speaking            6 UNITS             3 UNITS          A 3 UNITS                 process | Lecture 3 hours                                  student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
           6 UNITS                                       COREQUISITE
                                                                                             (CAN ENGL 2; CAN ENGL SEQA: Eng 101 + 102)                 Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
                                                               DEV COM 36B
                                                                                        This course further develops proficiency in critical reading
                                               ENGLISH 28
                             ESL 8                               Reading II:            and writing through the application of the principles of
                                               Intermediate
                          Advanced ESL                         Comprehension
                                                Reading &
                           Composition
                                               Composition
                                                                 & Related              rhetoric and the techniques of critical thinking. Students
                              6 UNITS                             Skills B
                                                  3 UNITS
                                                                       3 UNITS          will write expository essays based on college-level
                                                                                        readings. Emphasis is placed on the research paper.
                                    ENGLISH 101
                                  College Reading &
                                 Composition 1 3 UNITS



                    ENGLISH 102                  ENGLISH 240
                  College Reading &             Literature & the
                 Composition 2 3 UNITS        Motion Picture 3 UNITS




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E     nglish as a Second Language                                                      1    COLLEGE ENGLISH AS A SECOND            (NDA) 12 UNITS     3C COLLEGE ESL III: LISTENING/ SPEAKING (NDA) 3 UNITS
                                                                                            LANGUAGE I: INTEGRATED SKILLS                                  Prerequisite: ESL 2 with “C” or appropriate placement
       ESL / ENGLISH                                                                        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 12 hours                          Corequisite: ESL 3B | Lecture 3 hours
FACULTY: Ruthie Grant, Chair | Louise Barbato                                               Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                           Note: Student must take 3B + 3C together.
         Michael J. Climo | Gary Prostak                                               Builds basic vocabulary development and pronunciation               Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
                                                                                       and simple grammar through simple conversations in             Builds oral and listening comprehension skills, as well as
                    ESL 1                   ESL, English and                           English, short simplified reading passages, and sentence        the learning of new conversational forms.
           Integrated Skills 12 UNITS
                                             Developmental                             writing skills.
                    ESL 2                    Communication                                                                                            4A COLLEGE ESL IV: WRITING/GRAMMAR (NDA) 6 UNITS
           Integrated Skills 12 UNITS                                                  2    COLLEGE ENGLISH AS A SECOND              (NDA) 12 UNITS       Prerequisite: ESL 3A with “C” or appropriate
                                            Course Sequence                                 LANGUAGE II: INTEGRATED SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                          placement | Lecture 6 hours
         ESL 3 B/C                                                                          Prerequisite: ESL 1 or appropriate skill level
          Reading,           ESL 3A                                                                                                                       Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
         Vocabulary,        Writing &
                                                                                            demonstrated through the ESL assessment process
                                                                                                                                                      Emphasizes high intermediate grammar and writing
         Listening &        Grammar                                                         Lecture 12 hours | Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
          Speaking            6 UNITS                                                                                                                 development leading to college-level writing proficiency.
           6 UNITS                                                                     Builds grammar and vocabulary for students entering with
                                                                                       a 500-600 word vocabulary level through conversations,         4B COLLEGE ESL IV: READING/                   (NDA) 3 UNITS
         ESL 4 B/C
          Reading,           ESL 4A                                                    listening, reading, and the development of writing simple          VOCABULARY
         Vocabulary,        Writing &
         Listening &        Grammar                                                    sentences and short compositions.                                  Prerequisite: ESL 3B with “C” or appropriate
          Speaking
           6 UNITS
                              6 UNITS
                                                                                       NOTE: ESL COURSES AT LEVELS 3, 4, 5, AND 6 ARE                     placement | Corequisite: ESL 4C | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                       DIVIDED INTO THREE SECTIONS:                                       Note: Student must take 4B + 4C together.
         ESL 5 B/C
                                               DEV COM 1                               A. Writing and Grammar                                             Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
          Reading,           ESL 5A                             DEV COM 34
         Vocabulary,        Writing &
                                                Grammar
                                                Applied to
                                                                   Basic               B. Reading and Vocabulary                                      Builds reading and vocabulary skills through the reading
         Listening &        Grammar                               Reading
          Speaking            6 UNITS
                                                 Writing
                                                                       3 UNITS         C. Listening and Speaking Students are highly encouraged       and discussion of high-intermediate passages.
                                                  3 UNITS
           6 UNITS
                                                                                       to enroll in all three sections (A, B, C).
                                                                                                                                                      4C     COLLEGE ESL IV: LISTENING/SPEAKING (NDA) 3 UNITS
         ESL 6 B/C                                              DEV COM 36A
          Reading,           ESL 6A           ENGLISH 21          Reading II:          3A COLLEGE ESL III: GRAMMAR/WRITING (NDA) 6 UNITS                    Prerequisite: ESL 3C with “C” or appropriate
         Vocabulary,        Writing &            English        Comprehension
         Listening &        Grammar           Fundamentals      & Related Skills
                                                                                           Prerequisite: ESL 2 with “C” or appropriate                      placement | Corequisite: ESL 4B | Lecture 3 hours
          Speaking            6 UNITS             3 UNITS          A 3 UNITS
                                                         COREQUISITE
                                                                                           placement | Lecture 6 hours                                      Note: Student must take 4B + 4C together.
           6 UNITS
                                                                                           Note: Class graded credit/no credit.                             Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
                                               ENGLISH 28
                                                               DEV COM 36B             Emphasizes low intermediate grammar and writing                Development of high intermediate oral and listening
                             ESL 8                               Reading II:
                          Advanced ESL
                                               Intermediate
                                                               Comprehension           development through guided and free composition.               skills, necessary for the classroom, and professional and
                                                Reading &
                           Composition
                              6 UNITS
                                               Composition
                                                                 & Related
                                                                  Skills B
                                                                                                                                                      personal life.
                                                  3 UNITS
                                                                       3 UNITS         3B COLLEGE ESL III: READING/                  (NDA) 3 UNITS
                                                                                           VOCABULARY                                                 5A COLLEGE ESL V: WRITING/GRAMMAR              (NDA) 6 UNITS
                                    ENGLISH 101
                                                                                           Prerequisite: ESL 2 with “C” or appropriate placement           Prerequisite: ESL 4A with “C” or appropriate
                                  College Reading &
                                 Composition 1 3 UNITS                                     Corequisite: ESL 3C | Lecture 3 hours                           placement | Lecture 6 hours
                                                                                           Note: Student must take 3B + 3C together.                       Note: Class graded credit/no credit.
                    ENGLISH 102                  ENGLISH 240
                                                                                           Note: Class graded credit/no credit.                       Designed to provide exposure to, and practice with,
                  College Reading &
                 Composition 2 3 UNITS
                                                Literature & the
                                              Motion Picture 3 UNITS
                                                                                       Builds reading and vocabulary skills through the reading       written academic language used in classroom and
                                                                                       of passages on a wide variety of interesting topics.           formal situations. Students will improve their writing
                                                                                                                                                      and grammar skills to better able to participate in
                                                                                                                                                      academic discussions.



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                                                                                                                              E      nvironmental Science
5B COLLEGE ESL V: READING/                     (NDA) 3 UNITS   6C COLLEGE ESL VI: LISTENING/ SPEAKING (NDA) 3 UNITS
     VOCABULARY                                                     Prerequisite: ESL 5C with “C” or appropriate
     Prerequisite: ESL 4B with “C” or appropriate                                                                                    LIFE SCIENCES
                                                                    placement | Corequisite: ESL 6B | Lecture 3 hours
     placement | Corequisite: ESL 5C | Lecture 3 hours              Note: Student must take 6B + 6C together.                 FACULTY: J. Michael Reynolds, Chair | Angela Echeverri
     Note: Student must take 5B + 5C together.                      Note: Class graded credit/no credit.                               Mohamed Elkerdany
     Note: Class graded credit/no credit.                      Improves listening skills to aid in the comprehension of
Designed to provide exposure to, and practice with,            lectures, and improves oral skills in order to participate     2   THE HUMAN ENVIRONMENT:               (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
academic language used in the college classroom,                                                                                  BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES
                                                               more effectively in the classroom and business world.
textbooks and formal situations. Students will improve                                                                            Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 28 or ESL 8
their reading and vocabulary skills to be better able to       8   ADVANCED ESL COMPOSITION                         6 UNITS       Lecture 3 hours
participate in academic discussions.                               Prerequisites: ESL 6A | Lecture 6 hours                    This course examines the biology of the planet’s
                                                                   Note: Student receives a letter grade.                     major ecosystems, especially the impact of man on
5C COLLEGE ESL V: LISTENING/SPEAKING (NDA) 3 UNITS             This course is tailored for the English-as-a-second            the environment.
     Prerequisite: ESL 4C with “C” or appropriate              language student who is preparing to take English
     placement | Corequisite: ESL 5B | Lecture 3 hours

                                                                                                                              F     amily & Consumer Studies
                                                               101. Emphasis is on advanced language development,
     Note: Student must take 5B + 5C together.                 grammar skills, critical reading, and the writing of                 PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
     Note: Class graded credit/no credit.                      expository and argumentative essays and research papers.
Designed to provide exposure to and practice with,                                                                            FACULTY: Dr. Eloise Cantrell, Chair
oral academic language and used in classroom and               52 ESL READING & CONVERSATION A                (NDA) 3 UNITS
formal situations. Students will improve their listening             Prerequisite: Limited English | Lecture 3 hours          EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
and speaking skills to better able to participate in                 Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                     This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity
academic discussions.                                          This course builds reading, vocabulary and conversation        for the student to complete lower-division courses that
                                                               skills for low to low-intermediate ESL students in ESL 1, 2    may lead to an occupational Certificate, an Associate
6A COLLEGE ESL VI: WRITING/GRAMMAR (NDA) 6 UNITS
                                                               and 3.                                                         in Arts Degree, and/or transfer to a four-year college
      Prerequisite: ESL 5A with a passing writing sample
                                                                                                                              or university. A student completing the Family and
      or appropriate placement | Lecture 6 hours               53 ESL READING & CONVERSATION B                (NDA) 3 UNITS   Consumer Studies major (formerly Home Economics)
      Note: Class graded credit/no credit.                          Prerequisite: ESL 3 or appropriate skill level            is eligible for entry level jobs that may lead to a
There is intensive practice in writing and critical thinking        demonstrated through the ESL assessment process           career as a consumer consultant, test kitchen home
skills that students need in college courses.                       Lecture 3 hours                                           economist, (product and equipment demonstrators),
                                                                    Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                      nutrition (nutrition consultant, dietitian for institutions
6B COLLEGE ESL VI: READING/                    (NDA) 3 UNITS
    VOCABULARY                                                 Fluency in reading English, understanding literal and          or individuals), interior design, consumer education
    Prerequisite: ESL 5B with “C” or appropriate               inferential comprehension questions, vocabulary                (credit department employee, money management
    placement | Corequisite: ESL 6C | Lecture 3 hours          development, listening in English.                             specialist, savings bank home economist, family financial
    Note: Student must take 6B + 6C together.                                                                                 economist, appliance specialist, credit counselor),
    Note: Class graded credit/no credit.                                                                                      marriage and family life, radio and television, journalism,
Develops college reading versatility and efficiency, critical                                                                  advertising, gerontology (aide in home for senior citizens,
reading skills in analyzing difficult material.                                                                                community recreation programs and public housing
                                                                                                                              projects, consultant in rehabilitation specialist, welfare
                                                                                                                              home economist).


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Specialized programs are available in nutrition, consumer      Associate in Arts – Foods & Nutrition                              THIRD SEMESTER                             UNITS
education, marriage and family, and gerontology as             FIRST SEMESTER                                          UNITS      Fam&CS 70 Development of Community Projects      2
part of a two-year curriculum leading to an Associate          Fam&CS/FSMgmt 50 Sanitation & Safety                         3     Fam&CS 91 Life Management                        3
in Arts Degree with a major in Family and Consumer             Fam&CS 91 Life Management                                    3                                               Total: 5
Studies, or a Certificate in the various options. For further   Fam&CS/FSMgmt101 Food Production I                           4     FOURTH SEMESTER
information, consult professors in the area.                   Graduation Requirements and Electives                        6     Fam&CS 30 Family Relationships                   2
Associate in Arts –                                                                                                 Total: 16     Fam&CS109 Supervision & Management               3
                                                               SECOND SEMESTER                                                                                              Total: 5
Consumer Education & Management
FIRST SEMESTER                                  UNITS          Fam&CS 22 Food, Nutrition & the Consumer             3
Fam&CS1/IntrDgn101 Professional Career Opportunities 2         Fam&CS 25 Meal Planning & Purchasing               3-2             Associate in Arts –
Fam&CS 70 Development of Community Projects           2        or FSMgmt103 Menu Planning                                         Marriage & Family Life Studies
Fam&CS 91 Life Management                             3        Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                  3             FIRST SEMESTER
Graduation Requirements and Electives                          Graduation Requirements and Electives                7             ChDev1       Child Growth & Development             3
                                              Total: 15                                                 Total: 15-16              Fam&CS 31 Marriage & Family Life                    3
SECOND SEMESTER                                                THIRD SEMESTER                                                     Psych1       General Psychology I                   3
Fam&CS109 Supervision & Management                    3        Fam&CS 26 Modified Diets                              3             Graduation Requirements and Electives               6
Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                   3        CAOT 82      Microcomputer Software Survey                                                                     Total: 15
                                                                            in the Office                            3
CAOT 82      Microcomputer Software Survey                                                                                        SECOND SEMESTER
             in the Office                             3        Graduation Requirements and Electives                9
                                                                                                                                  Fam&CS 6     Challenges of Aging                   3
Graduation Requirements and Electives                 9                                                    Total: 15
                                                                                                                                  Fam&CS164 Introduction to Family Development I     3
                                             Total: 18         FOURTH SEMESTER
                                                                                                                                  Graduation Requirements and Electives              9
THIRD SEMESTER                                                 Fam&CS 23 Nutritional Aspects of Weight Control      2
                                                                                                                                                                             Total: 15
Fam&CS15/IntrDgn102 Intro to Interior Design3 Fam&CS           Fam&CS/FSMgmt108 Internship (2 semesters*)        2+2
                                                                                                                                  THIRD SEMESTER
22           Nutrition & the Consumer                 3        Graduation Requirements and Electives                9
                                                                                                                                  Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                3
Graduation Requirements and Electives                 9                                                    Total: 15
                                                               *2 unit Internship class must be taken two times to obtain a       Fam&CS165 Introduction to Family Development II    3
                                             Total: 15         total of 4 units.                                                  Fam&CS 39 Child/Adult Caregiving                   5
FOURTH SEMESTER                                                                                                                                                              Total: 11
Fam&CS17/IntrDgn105 Textiles                          3        Associate in Arts – Gerontology PLAN A                             FOURTH SEMESTER
Fam&CS 31 Marriage & Family Life                      3        FIRST SEMESTER
                                                                                                                                  Fam&CS 91 Life Management                          3
Graduation Requirements and Electives                 9        Fam&CS 6   Challenges of Aging                                3
                                                                                                                                  Graduation Requirements and Electives             12
                                             Total: 15         Fam&CS 31 Marriage & Family Life                              3
                                                                                                                                                                             Total: 15
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES                                          Fam&CS 37 Training for Gerontological Services                3
Fam&CS 25 Meal Planning & Purchasing                (3)                                                               Total: 9
or FSMgmt103 Menu Planning                          (2)        SECOND SEMESTER
                                                               Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                            3
                                                               or Fam&CS 36 Nutrition for Older Adult
                                                               Fam&CS 38 In-Home Care                                         3
                                                               Fam&CS/FSMgmt 50 Sanitation & Safety                           3
                                                               HSO 65/99E Physiology & Pharmacology:
                                                                           Alcohol & Other Drugs                            3
                                                                                                                    Total: 12



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Certificate of Completion                                       RECOMMENDED                                               TRAVEL & TOURISM SKILL
At the completion of the program, a Certificate will be         Fam&CS/FSMgmt 50 Sanitation & Safety                      Required Courses                                UNITS
awarded to the student. These Certificates are designed         Fam&CS/FSMgmt101 Food Production I                        Fam&CS/FSMgmt100 Intro to Hospitality Industries    3
primarily for those students who have a limited time           CAOT 82    Microcomputer Software Survey                  Fam&CS/FSMgmt108 Internship (2 semesters*)          4
to pursue their career goals and wish to specialize in a                  in the Office                                   Fam&CS111 Travel Agency Operations &
particular aspect of Family and Consumer Studies that          *Meets State DSS RCFE requirement..                                   Administration                          3
is job-related. They may seek upward mobility in their                                                                   Acctg 21    Bookkeeping & Accounting 1              3
                                                               DIETARY SERVICES SUPERVISOR
present job, or they may desire to prepare themselves for                                                                                                            Total: 13
                                                               Required Courses                                UNITS     *2 unit Internship class must be taken two times to obtain a
a new career. Most courses taken in the program apply
                                                               Fam&CS/FSMgmt 50 Sanitation & Safety                3     total of 4 units.
toward a curriculum leading to an Associate Degree in
                                                               Fam&CS/FSMgmt101 Food Production I                4-3
Family and Consumer Studies.                                                                                             RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT SKILL
                                                               or Fam&CS 24 Food Preparation
CONSUMER EDUCATION & MANAGEMENT                                                                                          Required Courses
                                                               Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                   3
Required Courses                                     UNITS                                                               Fam&CS109 Supervision & Management                   3
Fam&CS1/IntrDgn101 Professional Career Opportunities 2         Fam&CS 26 Modified Diets                               3
                                                                                                                         Fam&CS/FSMgmt104 Dining Room Presentation,
Fam&CS 6        Challenges of Aging                        3   Fam&CS109 Supervision & Management                    3
                                                                                                                                              Service & Management            4
Fam&CS15/IntrDgn102 Introduction to Interior Design 3                                                     Total: 15-16
                                                                                                                         Fam&CS/FSMgmt106 Food & Beverage Cost
Fam&CS17/IntrDgn105 Textiles                               3   INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY SKILL                                              Control/Records                 3
Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                        3   Required Courses                                          Fam&CS/FSMgmt108 Internship                          2
Fam&CS 22 Food, Nutrition and the Consumer                 3   Fam&CS/FSMgmt100 Intro to Hospitality Industries      3   FSMgmt115 Restaurant Operations Management           3
Fam&CS 25 Meal Planning & Purchasing                     3-2                       (including the Internet)
                                                                                                                                                                     Total: 15
or FSMgmt103 Menu Planning                                     Fam&CS112 Managing Guest Relations                    3   NUTRITION SKILL
Fam&CS 70 Development of Community Projects                2   CAOT 82     Microcomputer Software Survey                 Required Courses
Fam&CS 91 Life Management                                  3               in the Office                              3
                                                                                                                         Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                  3
Fam&CS109 Supervision & Management                         3   Fam&CS 91 Life Management                             3
                                                                                                                         Fam&CS 23 Nutritional Aspects of Weight Control      2
                                              Total: 27-28     Fam&CS109 Supervision & Management                    3
                                                                                                                         Fam&CS 26 Modified Diets                              3
RECOMMENDED                                                                                                  Total: 15
                                                                                                                         Fam&CS 36 Nutrition for Older Adults                 3
CAOT 82         Microcomputer Software Survey              3   LODGING MANAGEMENT SKILL
                                                                                                                         Fam&CS 34 Child Nutrition                            3
                in the Office                                   Required Courses
                                                                                                                                                                      Total: 14
                                                               Fam&CS/FSMgmt108 Internship                           2   FAMILY DEVELOPMENT SKILL
GERONTOLOGY
Required Courses                                               Fam&CS110 Hotel Operations                            3   Required Courses
Fam&CS 6    Challenges of Aging                       3        Fam&CS114 Convention Management                       3   Fam&CS164 Introduction to Family Development I       3
Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                   3        Fam&CS113 Housekeeping Management Operations 3            Fam&CS165 Introduction to Family Development II      3
Fam&CS 22 Food, Nutrition & the Consumer            2-3        Acctg 21    Bookkeeping & Accounting 1                3   Fam&CS 91 Life Management                            3
or Fam&CS 23 Nutritional Aspects of Weight Control                                                           Total: 14   Fam&CS 31 Marriage and Family Life                   3
or Fam&CS 36 Nutrition for Older Adults                                                                                  Fam&CS 70 Development of Community Projects          2
Fam&CS 31 Marriage & Family Life                      3                                                                                                               Total: 14
Fam&CS 37* Training for Gerontological Services       3
Fam&CS 38 In-Home Care Services                       3
Fam&CS 91 Life Management                             3
                                           Total: 20-21

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FAMILY DEVELOPMENT/GERONTOLOGY SKILL                             16 HISTORICAL & CONTEMPORARY                    (CSU) 3 UNITS   that are texture modified, low calorie, low sodium and
Required Courses                             UNITS                   INTERIOR DESIGN                                             fat controlled.
Fam&CS164 Introduction to Family Development I     3                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
Fam&CS165 Introduction to Family Development II    3                 Same as IntrDgn104                                          23 NUTRITIONAL ASPECTS OF                      (CSU) 2 UNITS
                                                                 The student will learn about the major forces in society            WEIGHT CONTROL
Fam&CS 6    Challenges of Aging                    3
                                                                 and decorative arts that led to the development of styles           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours
Fam&CS 39 Child/Adult Caregiving                   5
                                                                 from prehistoric time to the present. Field trips.              Food composition and nutritional aspects of food
                                           Total: 14
                                                                                                                                 preparation during weight control will be explored. Causes
1   PROFESSIONAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (CSU) 2 UNITS              17 TEXTILES                                  (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   of obesity will be analyzed. Plans for weight control will
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours                             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        be examined.
    Same as IntrDgn101                                               Same as IntrDgn105
                                                                 The analysis of man-made and natural fibers,                     24 FOOD PREPARATION                           (CSU) 3 UNITS
Presents an overview of career opportunities in the area
                                                                 construction, weaves, dyes and finishes, relating to the             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN Fam&CS 8)
of Family & Consumer Studies. Career development
                                                                 selection, use and care of fabrics for residential and          Scientific principles of food preparation are emphasized
and planning is covered in addition to job interview
                                                                 commercial interior design. Testing, evaluation and             using current technology. The role of food in cultures
techniques, and resume writing. Course includes speakers
                                                                 identification are covered. Field trips required.                and the economy are integrated into meal planning
from the profession and field trips.
                                                                                                                                 and production.
5     INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTS                      (CSU) 3 UNITS   18 SPACE PLANNING                               (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                     Prerequisite: Fam&CS15, 16                                  25 MEAL PLANNING & PURCHASING                       3 UNITS
      Prerequisite: Fam&CS 15 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                     Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours | Same as IntrDgn108               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
      Same as IntrDgn109
                                                                 Continuation of design theory application to residential        Analysis and construction of various types of menus
Covers kitchen design, including the cooking process,
                                                                 and commercial interiors. Emphasis on complete                  based upon nutrient needs and suitability. Principles of
counters, cabinets, sinks, lighting, acoustics, flooring,
                                                                 environmental planning including client requirements,           purchasing with emphasis on specifications and cost
safety, appliances, water quality and conservation.
                                                                 architectural considerations, space planning and interior/      control. Laws and regulations concerning food production
Includes design for social psychological and physical
                                                                 exterior relationships. Includes professional presentation      and time management are emphasized.
aspects of body care for residential, contract, public
facilities, and for aged and disabled.                           methods and portfolio development.
                                                                                                                                 26 MODIFIED DIETS                              (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                 21 NUTRITION                                 (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS        Corequisite: Fam&CS 21 | Lecture 3 hours
6   CHALLENGES OF AGING                        (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       Modification of the normal diet to meet the needs of
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                      (CAN Fam&CS 2)                                             individuals according to age, disease, surgery and other
An analysis of the developmental changes and specific
                                                                 Nutrition is the science that deals with the role of            health conditions. Current concepts of diet modification
needs of the older adult. Included is investigation of
                                                                 nutrients in the human body. These scientific concepts           related to health are explored. Diets frequently used in
everyday situations with emphasis on consumerism,
                                                                 are related to individual needs during the changing life        health care institutions are included.
housing, health, nutrition, community resources and
changing family roles.                                           cycles. Interrelationships of nutrients are evaluated for
                                                                                                                                 31 MARRIAGE & FAMILY LIFE                  (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                 promotion of optimum health.
                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
15 INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR DESIGN              (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                 22 FOOD, NUTRITION & THE CONSUMER (CSU) 3 UNITS                      Same as Soc 12
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours           Interpersonal growth and rewarding relationships
      Same as IntrDgn102
                                                                 Practical application of basic nutrition information            are explored over the course of the family life cycle.
Introduction to interior design including color selection,
                                                                 to economical and nutritional meal planning, food               Examines the impact of social , psychological, emotional
textiles, space planning, furniture selection, wall coverings,
                                                                 purchasing and food preparation will be presented in the        and economic forces on family stability. Emphasis
window treatments and accessorizing. Introduces
                                                                 course. Meals will be planned, prepared and evaluated           will be placed on the intergenerational nature of
basic drafting skills. Career Options overview. Includes
                                                                                                                                 family relationships.
field trips.

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34 CHILD NUTRITION                                    3 UNITS   50 SANITATION & SAFETY                          (CSU) 3 UNITS   101 FOOD PRODUCTION I                         (CSU) 4 UNITS
     Prerequisites: None | Lecture 3 hours                           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                           Prerequisites: TB clearance
Basic principles covering the nutritional needs of                   Same as FSMgmt 50                                              Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours | Same as FSMgmt 101
pregnant/lactating women/infants and children to                An introduction to basic principles of sanitation, safety,      Study and laboratory experience of quantity food
promote optimum physical/mental development and                 work simplification and use and care of institutional food       production. Introduction and application of culinary
disease prevention. Students will develop individual            service equipment.                                              principles and procedures for basic food preparation.
nutrition lesson projects and food, fun ‘n fitness lifestyle                                                                     Course is part of a one-year long series.
materials for children.                                         70 DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY             (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 2
                                                                     PROJECTS                                                   102 FOOD PRODUCTION II                         (CSU) 4 UNITS
36 NUTRITION FOR OLDER ADULTS                  (CSU) 3 UNITS         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours                            Prerequisite: Fam&CS/FSMgmt 101, negative TB test
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        This course involves development of awareness of                     Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours | Same as FSMgmt 102
This course is an in depth study of the unique nutritional      community needs in relation to their buying practices,          Advanced study and laboratory experience of food
health needs of the older adult in our society. Solutions       development of knowledge of public agencies available           preparation and production. Application of advanced
to gerontological problems related to nutrition will be         to the community to meet their needs and development            preparation procedures requiring high production
explored. Improving nutritional habits will be stressed.        of mini courses in various areas of Family and Consumer         standards, attractive service and recipe standardization.
                                                                Studies to present to community groups.                         American Culinary Federation competencies
37 TRAINING FOR GERONTOLOGICAL SERVICES 3 UNITS                                                                                 will be emphasized, including participation in
                                                                91 LIFE MANAGEMENT                              (CSU) 3 UNITS
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                        foodservice operation.
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
Approved class by the California Department of Social
                                                                Provides individuals with skills for understanding and
Services for those people licensed to work in Residential                                                                       103 MENU PLANNING                             (CSU) 2 UNITS
                                                                using internal and external resources to function
Care Facilities for the Elderly. Course covers business                                                                              Prerequisite: Fam&CS 21, 100
                                                                effectively in the present and future society. Techniques
operations, state laws, drugs used by the elderly,                                                                                   Lecture 2 hours | Same as FSMgmt 103
                                                                for improving self-understanding and interpersonal
psychosocial and physical needs among other topics.                                                                             Course examines basic principles of menu design,
                                                                relationships that reflect decision-making, time, energy,
                                                                                                                                including all phases of menu planning for today’s
38 IN-HOME CARE SERVICES                             3 UNITS    stress, conflict and money management.
                                                                                                                                trends as well as techniques of cost control and
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                        creation of interesting menus for the different types of
Provides training for those interested in providing basic       100 INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY                 (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                    INDUSTRIES                                                  establishments in the hospitality/food service industry.
in-home care to older adults.
                                                                    Advisory: Fam&CS 50 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                    Same as FSMgmt 100                                          104 DINING ROOM PRESENTATION,                  (CSU) 4 UNITS
39 CHILD/ADULT CAREGIVING                      (CSU) 5 UNITS                                                                         SERVICE & MANAGEMENT
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours, lab 2 hours,         Overview, history, description, and interrelationships of
                                                                                                                                     Prerequisites: Fam&CS 50, 101
     field work 3 hours                                          the hospitality industries. Emphasis on the multifaceted
                                                                                                                                     Corequisites: Fam&CS 102 and English 21
An introductory class for an Intergenerational Caregiver        food service industry. Topics: social and economic forces
                                                                                                                                     Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours | Same as FSMgmt 104
Certificate program. The class covers caregiving,                influencing hospitality industry development, market
                                                                                                                                Provides training in duties and functions of the
entrepreneurial business issues, human development/             trends, food service management, prospective career
                                                                                                                                professional food buyer: basic information on sources,
lifespan, CPR/First Aid/Safety and Wellness.                    opportunities and requirements.
                                                                                                                                grades, quality and standards for selecting food items.
                                                                                                                                Stressing points on specifications: receiving, storing, and
                                                                                                                                issuing procedures. Cost and operational expense and
                                                                                                                                seasonal variations included.



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105 FOODSERVICE PURCHASING &                   (CSU) 2 UNITS     110 HOTEL OPERATIONS                                    3 UNITS   115 PREVENTIVE PRACTICES – WELLNESS                2 UNITS
     INVENTORY MANAGEMENT                                            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                & LONGEVITY
     Prerequisites: Fam&CS 21, 50, and 100                       Students will be introduced to management theory and                    Prerequisite: None Lecture 3 hours
     Corequisite: Fam&CS 106 | Lecture 2 hours                   responsibilities in the hospitality industry including: food      This class deals with topics that promote awareness and
     Same as FSMgmt 105                                          and beverage and recreation and entertainment facilities,         knowledge of preventative practices leading to a healthy,
Provides training in duties and functions of the                 franchises, market analysis, feasibility studies, ethics          vital lifestyle necessary for a quality life.
professional food buyer: basic information on sources,           and statistics, as well as management contracts and
grades, quality; and standards for selecting food items,                                                                           132 INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECT               (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 3
                                                                 product segmentation.                                                  LABORATORY
stressing points on specifications: receiving storing, and
                                                                                                                                        Corequisite: Any IntrDgn or Fam&CS course
issuing procedures. Cost and operational expense and             111 TRAVEL AGENCY OPERATIONS &                        3 UNITS
                                                                      ADMINISTRATION                                                    Lab 3 hours | Same as IntrDgn 103
seasonal variations included.
                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         Students will use this lab time to work on current interior
106 FOOD & BEVERAGE COST                         (CSU) 3 UNITS   Course is a comprehensive study of travel management,             design class projects in which they are enrolled with
     CONTROL/RECORDS                                             its principles, practices, philosophies, and systems.             instructor supervision.
     Advisory: Fam&CS 104 | Lecture 3 hours                      Included are ARC requirements, sales reports, and
     Same as FSMgmt 106                                                                                                            133 INTERIOR DESIGN PORTFOLIO                  (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                 agency accounting.
Analyzing food, beverage and labor cost controls.                                                                                      Corequisite: IntrDgn 102, 106, 108A, 108B
Problem solving and solution techniques are applied by           112 MANAGING GUEST RELATIONS                          3 UNITS         Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours | Same as IntrDgn 111
students in realistic operational situations. Areas covered          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          This course presents the professional tools needed to
include cost, volume, profit relationships, food cost             Course is an investigation of the critical ingredients that       develop a professional portfolio of your interior design
determination, standard costs, forecasting, sales control        lead to customer service success in a hospitality setting.        work as it progresses. Projects will be created and
and menu pricing.                                                Service will be examined from the perspective of those            fine-tuned to include in a portfolio to secure a job in
                                                                 who deliver it and those who manage it.                           the profession.
108 INTERNSHIP                                 (CSU) 2 UNITS
    Prerequisite: Fam&CS 21 and completion of 12                 113 HOUSEKEEPING MANAGEMENT                   (CSU) 3 UNITS       163 HOSPITALITY CULINARY EDUCATOR               5 UNITS RPT 1
    units in discipline with 2.5 GPA | Lecture 1 hour, lab           OPERATIONS                                                         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
    3 hours and field work | Same as FSMgmt 108                       Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          This course includes pedagogical issues in developing
This class provides supervised fieldwork experience with          This course is designed to acquaint the student with              hospitality industry training programs. The course
professionals. This class offers numerous opportunities          housekeeping duties as they pertain to rooms and                  consists of educational theories/practices, teaching
and hands on training in the field in a non paid position.        accommodations in a hotel or motel and the comfort of             methodologists, learning styles, testing, evaluation, and
108 hours of Field work required. Beginning to advanced          guest as a priority concern. Emphasis will be placed on           curriculum development. This course meets requirements
positions available.                                             required housekeeping reports.                                    for the American Culinary Federation’s “Culinary Educator”.

109 SUPERVISION & MANAGEMENT                    (CSU) 3 UNITS    114 CONVENTION MANAGEMENT                    (CSU) 3 UNITS        164 INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY DEVELOPMENT I               3 UNITS
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
This course includes procedures and problems by food             Course refines the scope and various segments of the               This course will introduce front-line workers with the skills
service operations in developing personnel programs,             convention market and explains what is required to meet           and competencies needed to help families identify and
and desirable labor management relationships. Course             individual needs. It includes company and corporate               reach their goals for self-reliance. Students will learn how
includes the responsibility of selection, placement,             meetings, exhibitions, and trade, and rebooking.                  to build on the strengths of families and communities
orientation, training, counseling, rating, promotion and                                                                           and recognize important changes needed in the systems
supervision of employee.                                                                                                           with which family members and workers interact.




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                                                                                                                                  F     inance
165 INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY DEVELOPMENT II 3 UNITS                285 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 2 UNITS
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
                                                                                                                                        BUSINESS & LAW
This course will continue to initiate front-line workers         of Family and Consumer Studies on a contract basis,
to the skills and competencies needed to help families           under the direction of a supervising instructor. Credit limit:   FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | Cleveland Rush
identify and reach their goals for self-reliance. Students       Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.
                                                                                                                                  EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
will learn how to build on the strengths of families
                                                                 385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS     The Finance and Banking curriculum provides an in-depth
and communities and recognize important changes
                                                                     Conference: 1 hour per unit.                                 understanding of the operations of money and capital
needed in the systems with which family members and
                                                                 Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area         markets, institutions and management. The Finance
workers interact.
                                                                 of Family and Consumer Studies on a contract basis,              and Banking curriculum is designed to prepare students
225 FOODS LABORATORY                    (NDA) 2 UNITS RPT 3      under the direction of a supervising instructor. Credit limit:   for employment in such fields as investing, banking,
    Prerequisite: None | Same as FSMgmt 225                      Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.                      corporate finance, insurance, savings and loans, credit
    Lab 6 hours | Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                                                                            unions, mortgage banking and related fields. Breadth is
Supervised practice in college-operated food service             485 INTERNET RESEARCH                    (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2      obtained in the program by completing all recommended
operation, as well as food preparation in range,                      Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                            or suggested electives. Always consult a counselor for
pantry, bakery, and short order. Offered on a credit/no          Hands on experience provided on the use of the Internet          information on graduation requirements.
credit basis.                                                    for gathering information for academic research and
                                                                 personal knowledge. Methods of accessing information             Associate in Arts – Finance
325 FOODS LABORATORY                         3 UNITS RPT 3       in the World Wide Web using appropriate search engines           FIRST SEMESTER                                    UNITS
    Prerequisite: Fam&CS/FSMgmt 101 | Lab 9 hours                and basic search tools are examined and tried.                   Bus1         Introduction to Business                 3
    Same as FSMgmt 325                                                                                                            Bus/CAOT 31 Business English                          3
    Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                         921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3    Finance1     Principles of Finance                    3
Supervised practice in college-operated food service                                                                              CAOT 82      Microcomputer Software Survey
                                                                 931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
operation, which includes food preparation in range,                                                                                           in the Office                               3
pantry, bakery, and short order.                                 941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3    Graduation Requirements and Electives                   3
                                                                 Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-                                                          Total: 15
185 DIRECTED STUDY                        (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2     job training in an employment area that will enhance the         SECOND SEMESTER
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area         student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See      Acctg 21*    Bookkeeping & Accounting I                 3
of Family and Consumer Studies on a contract basis,              Cooperative Education Credit Guide.                              Econ1        Principles of Economics                    3
under the direction of a supervising instructor. Credit limit:                                                                    Finance 2    Investments                                3
Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.                                                                                       Finance15    Principles of Banking                      3
                                                                                                                                  Graduation Requirements and Electives                   6
                                                                                                                                                                                  Total: 18
                                                                                                                                  THIRD SEMESTER
                                                                                                                                  Acctg 22*    Bookkeeping & Accounting II                3
                                                                                                                                  Finance 8    Personal Finance and Investments           3
                                                                                                                                  Finance 31 Insurance Principles                         3
                                                                                                                                  Marketing 21 Principles of Marketing                    3
                                                                                                                                  Graduation Requirements and Electives                   6
                                                                                                                                                                                  Total: 18

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                                                                                                                               F     ood Service Management
FOURTH SEMESTER                                 UNITS           15 PRINCIPLES OF BANKING                    (CSU) 3 UNITS
Bus 5/Law1 Business Law I                             3             Prerequisite: Finance 1 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                      PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
Finance17    Analysis of Financial Statements         3         This course is designed to provide an understanding
Mgmt 2       Organization & Management Theory         3         of bankers and a working knowledge of how they are             FACULTY: Dr. Eloise Cantrell, Chair | Rudy Garcia
Choose 1 course from recommended electives            3         not merely retailers of money, but are manufacturers                    Louis Zandalasini
Graduation Requirements and Electives                 3         of money.
                                              Total: 15                                                                        EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
* or Acctg 1 + Finance 485                                      17 ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS           (CSU) 3 UNITS    When enrolled in Food Service Management, there are
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES                                                Prerequisite: Accounting 1 | Lecture 3 hours              both Certificate and Associate in Arts Degree programs.
Bus15       Business Statistics                                 Stresses the analysis of financial statements, building         Most courses at Mission College are acceptable for credit
Bus/CAOT 32 Business Communications                             upon the student’s accounting ability and further extends      toward a Bachelor’s Degree at four-year universities.
Bus 38      Business Computation                                his capability to understand and interpret financial            Completion of either the certificate, Associate in
Marketing1 Principles of Selling                                statements with the possibility of extending credit on a       Arts Degree, or transfer program will provide a solid
CAOT1       Keyboarding I                                       sound and constructive basis.                                  foundation upon which to build a life-long career. These
Soc11       Ethnic & Racial Minorities in the U.S.                                                                             programs prepare students to enter the food service
                                                                31 INSURANCE PRINCIPLES                      (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                               field as cooks, junior chefs, restaurant managers, and
                                                                     Prerequisite: Finance 1 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                               hotel managers. In these positions, employees are
1   PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE                      (CSU) 3 UNITS    This course examines the insurance product and the use
                                                                                                                               required to prepare menus, requisition supplies, supervise
    Prerequisite: Business 1 | Lecture 3 hours                  of insurance within the risk management framework in
                                                                                                                               equipment, maintain varied records, coordinate data
This course is designed to cover the markets in which           the reduction of loss caused by uncontrollable events.
                                                                                                                               with accountants and others in the organization, and
funds are traded, the financial institutions that participate                                                                   serve as a liaison between senior management and
in and aid the flow of funds, and the principles of              485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                          employees. Always consult a counselor for information on
financial management that guide the participants in                                                                             graduation requirements.
making sound decisions.                                         Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;
                                                                basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity         The following culinary arts semester sequences include
2    INVESTMENTS                                (CSU) 3 UNITS   operators; how to locate materials in various content          general education requirements for the A.A. Degree in
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how       Food Service Management and Culinary Arts, a Food
A survey of the range of investment opportunities               to use and cite electronic sources.                            Service Management Certificate, and National certification
available and their characteristics. Included are stocks,                                                                      for Food Handlers required by the Los Angeles County
options, commodities, bonds, government securities, real                                                                       Health Department. Culinary students may begin at
estate and savings. Includes investment objectives, and                                                                        the pre-culinary or culinary level. SOS is intended as a
personal portfolio and administration.                                                                                         preparation semester for students needing literacy and
                                                                                                                               basic skills.
8    PERSONAL FINANCE & INVESTMENTS           (CSU) 3 UNITS
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                      Pre-Culinary Success Orientation Courses (SOS) UNITS
Helps the individual manage, optimize and preserve                                                                             FSMgmt/Fam&CS100 Intro to Hospitality Industries       3
personal income, expenditure and investments.                                                                                  CoSci 430     Microcomputer Applications Software I 3
Discussions will be focused on institutions that exist to                                                                      Eng 21        English Fundamentals                     3
serve the consumer. Attention will be given to family                                                                          Math 105      Arithmetic for College Students          3
budgeting, consumer protection, buying on credit and                                                                           DevCom 22 Communications Laboratory                    5
borrowing money, home ownership and financing,                                                                                                                                 Total: 17
different types of insurance, retirement planning
and investments.

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Associate in Arts –                                       Certificate of Completion                                        RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT SKILL CERTIFICATE
                                                                                                                          Required Courses                           UNITS
Food Management Production                                Certificates of Completion are designed primarily for
                                                                                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS108 Internship                      2
                                                          those students who have a limited time to pursue their
Services & Related Technologies*                          career goals and wish of specialize in a particular aspect      FSMgmt/Fam&CS104 Dining Room Presentation,
FIRST SEMESTER                                  UNITS                                                                                         Service & Management         4
                                                          of food service management. Students may be seeking
FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50 Sanitation & Safety                  3                                                                   FSMgmt115 Restaurant Operations Management       3
                                                          upward mobility in their present job, or they may desire
FSMgmt/Fam&CS100 Intro to Hospitality Industries      3                                                                   FSMgmt/Fam&CS106 Food & Beverage Cost
                                                          to prepare themselves for a new career. Most courses
FSMgmt/Fam&CS101 Food Production I                    4                                                                                       Control/Records              3
                                                          taken in the program apply toward a curriculum leading
Graduation Requirements and Electives                 5                                                                   Fam&CS109 Supervision & Management               3
                                                          to an Associate Degree in Food Service Management.
                                              Total: 15                                                                                                            Total: 15
                                                          CULINARY ARTS CERTIFICATE
SECOND SEMESTER                                                                                                           BAKING SKILL CERTIFICATE
                                                          Required Courses                                      UNITS
FSMgmt/Fam&CS102 Food Production II                   4                                                                   Required Courses
                                                          Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                         3
FSMgmt/Fam&CS103 Menu Planning                        2                                                                   FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50 Sanitation & Safety             3
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50 Sanitation & Safety                        3
FSMgmt/Fam&CS105 Food Service Purchasing                                                                                  FSMgmt109 Professional Baking                    4
                                                          Fam&CS/FSMgmt100 Intro to Hospitality Industries            3
                      & Inventory Management          2                                                                   FSMgmt130 Cake Decoration I                      3
                                                          Fam&CS/FSMgmt101 Food Production I                          4
Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                   3                                                                                                            Total: 10
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS102 Food Production II                         4
Graduation Requirements and Electives                 4
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS103 Menu Planning                              2
                                              Total: 15
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS104 Dining Room Presentation,                      50 SANITATION & SAFETY                         (CSU) 3 UNITS
THIRD SEMESTER
                                                                                  Service & Management                4       Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
FSMgmt/Fam&CS104 Dining Room Presentation,
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS105 Food Service Purchasing                            Same as Fam&CS 50
                     Service & Management             4
                                                                                  & Inventory Management              2
FSMgmt/Fam&CS106 Food & Beverage Cost                                                                                     An introduction to the basic principles of sanitation, safety,
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS106 Food & Beverage Cost
                     Control/Records                  3                                                                   work simplification, and use and care of institutional
                                                                                  Control/Records                     3
FSMgmt/Fam&CS108 Internship                           2                                                                   food service equipment. Emphasis is on the importance
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS108 Internship                                 4
Graduation Requirements and Electives                 7                                                                   of proper employee training practices as related to
                                                          Fam&CS 109 Supervision & Management                         3
                                              Total: 16                                                                   food safety.
                                                                                                              Total: 34
FOURTH SEMESTER
                                                          FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT SKILL CERTIFICATE                       100 INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY                 (CSU) 3 UNITS
FSMgmt/Fam&CS108 Internship                           2
                                                          Required Courses                                                    INDUSTRIES
Fam&CS109 Supervision & Management                    3
                                                          Fam&CS 21 Nutrition                                         3       Advisory: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50 | Lecture 3 hours
FSMgmt110 Managing Catering Operations                3
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50 Sanitation & Safety                        3       Same as Fam&CS100
Graduation Requirements and Electives                 7
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS100 Intro to Hospitality Industries            3   Overview, history, description, and interrelationships of
                                              Total: 15
*Meets L.A. County Handler Certificate                     FSMgmt/Fam&CS101 Food Production I                          4   the hospitality industries. Emphasis on the multifaceted
                                                          FSMgmt/Fam&CS104 Dining Room Presentation,                      food service industry. Topics: social and economic forces
                                                                                  Service & Management                4   influencing hospitality industry development, market
                                                                                                              Total: 17   trends, food service management, prospective career
                                                                                                                          opportunities and requirements.




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101 FOOD PRODUCTION I                         (CSU) 4 UNITS      105 FOOD SERVICE PURCHASING &                  (CSU) 2 UNITS     110 MANAGING CATERING OPERATIONS              (CSU) 4 UNITS
    Prerequisites: TB Clearance                                      INVENTORY MANAGEMENT                                              Prerequisite: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50
    Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hour | Same as Fam&CS 101                 Prerequisites: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50, 101 and                          Lecture 2 hours, lab 4 hours
Study and laboratory experience of quantity food                     Fam&CS 21 Corequisite: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 106                     This course is a study of catering sales and operations,
production. Introduction and application of culinary                 Lecture 2 hours | Same as Fam&CS 105                         including “on hands” practicum and interpersonal
principles and procedures for basic food preparation.            Provides training in duties and functions of the                 dynamics from production through a service.
Course is part of a one-year long series.                        professional food buyer. Basic information on sources,
                                                                 grades, quality, and standards for selecting food items.         111 CULINARY COMPETITION                            3 UNITS
102 FOOD PRODUCTION II                         (CSU) 4 UNITS     Points stressed are specifications for: receiving, storing,            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour, lab 4 hours.
     Prerequisites: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 101 and negative               and issuing procedures, cost and operational expenses,           This is a class for culinary students who desire to
     TB test | Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours                      and seasonal variations.                                         compete in culinary contests statewide and nationally
     Same as Fam&CS 102                                                                                                           following the rules of the American Culinary Federation.
Advanced study and laboratory experience of food                 106 FOOD & BEVERAGE COST                         (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                      CONTROL/RECORDS                                             115 RESTAURANT OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT                   3 UNITS
preparation and production. Application of advanced
                                                                      Prerequisites: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50 and 100                          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
preparation procedures requiring high production
                                                                      Corequisites: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 105                             Course provides overview of food service and restaurant
standards, attractive service and recipe standardization.
                                                                      Lecture 3 hours | Same as Fam&CS 106                        industry with emphasis in operations management. Topics
American Culinary Federation competencies
                                                                 Analyzing food, beverage and labor cost controls.                include labor cost, safety and sanitation, hospitality laws,
will be emphasized, includes participation in
                                                                 Problem solving and solution techniques are applied by           food and beverage purchasing and control cycles.
foodservice operation.
                                                                 students in realistic operational situations. Areas covered
103 MENU PLANNING                             (CSU) 2 UNITS      include cost, volume, profit relationships, food costs            116 BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT                                3 UNITS
    Advisories: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 100 and Fam&CS 21                  determination, standard costs, forecasting, sales control             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
    Lecture 2 hours | Same as Fam&CS 103                         and menu pricing.                                                Challenges of managing and operating a beverage service
Examines basic principles of menu planning for                                                                                    in the hospitality industry. Includes profitability through
                                                                 108 INTERNSHIP                           (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 2     marketing and merchandising, alcohol service, control
today’s trends. Techniques of cost control and
                                                                     Prerequisite: Completion of 12 units in discipline           systems, beverage service, pairing beverages to food,
creation of interesting menus for the different types of
                                                                     with 2.5 GPA | Lecture 1 hour, lab 3 hours, 15 hours         duties and responsibilities of staff.
establishments in the hospitality/food service industry.
                                                                     in industry | Same as Fam&CS 108
104 DINING ROOM PRESENTATION,                    (CSU) 4 UNITS   Provides supervised fieldwork experience in industry and          125 FOODS LABORATORY                            1 UNIT RPT 2
     SERVICE & MANAGEMENT                                        gives hands-on training in a food service/hotel/restaurant           Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 hours
     Prerequisites: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50 and 101                     establishment. Field work required. Students learn skill             Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
     Corequisite: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 102                              required for job competence.                                     Supervised practice in college-operated food service
     Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours | Same as Fam&CS 104                                                                            operation. Food preparation is in range, pantry, bakery,
Instructional and practical training covers all aspects          109 PROFESSIONAL BAKING                  (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 2     and short order.
of service management in food operations. Includes                    Prerequisites: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 50 and 100
food and cash controls, styles or service and dining                  Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours                                130 CAKE DECORATION I                          2 UNITS RPT 2
area merchandising. Receptions, banquets, buffets are            Course covers study of baking functions, practical                   Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour, lab 3 hours
covered from buspersons to maitre d. Special event               instruction and skill development in yeast-raised products,      Course covers a variety of techniques that emphasize the
presentations included.                                          cakes, pies, cobblers, cookies, bars, brownies, and              fundamentals of the American style of cake decoration.
                                                                 breakfast breads.                                                Exposure to basic equipment, procedures of cake
                                                                                                                                  production, coloring techniques, design transfer, cake
                                                                                                                                  construction, borders, and icings will be covered.



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                                                                                                                                G       eneral Studies***
225 FOODS LABORATORY                    (NDA) 2 UNITS RPT 3     3    INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I                   (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
    Prerequisite: None | Lab 6 hours                                 Prerequisite: French 2 or equivalent | Lecture 5 hours
                                                                                                                                          GENERAL STUDIES
    Same as Fam&CS 225                                               (CAN FREN 8; CAN FREN SEQ B: French 3+4)
    Note: Class graded credit/no-credit                         Review and development of grammatical concepts                  ***(Pending State Approval)
Supervised practice in college-operated food service            learned in previous courses. Amplification of vocabulary
                                                                                                                                This program provides an opportunity to earn an AA
operation, as well as food preparation in range,                and practice in composition. Introduction to literature
                                                                                                                                degree in a broad area of study and is intended for
pantry, bakery, and short order. Offered on a credit/           and further study of culture and civilization through
                                                                                                                                students who may not be planning to transfer to a 4-year
no-credit basis.                                                short stories.
                                                                                                                                university or who may need to explore possibilities before
325 FOODS LABORATORY                          3 UNITS RPT 3     4  INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II                 (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS      committing themselves to a major. This program may
    Prerequisite: FSMgmt/Fam&CS 101 | Lab 9 hours                  Prerequisite: French 3 or equivalent | Lecture 5 hours       serve students who have been out of school and need
    Same as Fam&CS 325                                             (CAN FREN 10; CAN FREN SEQ B: French 3+4)                    to review and assess their academic skills and interests
    Note: Class graded credit/no-credit                         Continuation of French 3.                                       before deciding on a definite major program. Students
Supervised practice in college-operated food service                                                                            are required to complete the Plan A general education
operation. Food preparation in range, pantry, bakery, and       185 DIRECTED STUDIES                       (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2   requirements along with a minimum of 18 units in one
short order.                                                    Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area        area of concentration. Students interested in achieving a
                                                                of French on a contract basis, under the direction of a         General Studies AA Degree must complete the following:
                                                                supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units        1. Completion of Plan A general education requirements.


 F     rench
       CHICANO STUDIES & FOREIGN LANGUAGES

FACULTY: Yolanda Ramil, Chair | David Pardess
                                                                may be taken for credit.

                                                                285 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 2 UNITS
                                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
                                                                                                                                2. Complete a minimum of 18 units in one area
                                                                                                                                   of concentration.
                                                                                                                                3. Complete a minimum of 60 total units (electives
                                                                                                                                   may be necessary to total the 60 required units).
1    ELEMENTARY FRENCH I                    (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS    of French on a contract basis, under the direction of a         Students planning to transfer to a 4-year university
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 5 hours                       supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units        are cautioned that this curriculum may not provide
     (CAN FREN 2; CAN FREN SEQ A: French 1+2)                   may be taken for credit.                                        for completion of the lower division requirements for
First course in understanding, speaking, reading, and                                                                           transfer; however, careful educational planning with
                                                                385 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 3 UNITS
writing French. Introduction to the cultures and civilization                                                                   a counselor can help to ensure that if students did
                                                                     Conference: 1 hour per unit.
of the French-speaking world. Intended primarily for                                                                            decide at a later date to transfer to a 4-year university,
                                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
students with little or no knowledge of French.                                                                                 students would have a solid beginning in the transfer
                                                                of French on a contract basis, under the direction of a
                                                                                                                                planning process.
2  ELEMENTARY FRENCH II                   (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS      supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
                                                                may be taken for credit.                                        Please consult with a counselor for specific information
   Prerequisite: French 1 or equivalent | Lecture 5 hours
                                                                                                                                regarding your possible intended major at the colleges/
   (CAN FREN 4; CAN FREN SEQ A: French 1+2)
                                                                                                                                universities of choice.
Continuation of French 1.




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Associate in Arts – General Studies
                                                                                                                             G      eography
                                                             Natural Sciences Concentration
Arts & Humanities Concentration                              These courses emphasize the natural sciences which
                                                                                                                                      PHYSICAL SCIENCES
These courses emphasize the study of cultural, literary,     examine the physical universe, its life forms and its
humanistic activities and artistic expression of humanity.   natural phenomena. The Natural Sciences Concentration          FACULTY: Said Pazirandeh, Chair | Lorraine Manoogian
Students will learn to value aesthetic understanding and     allows students to take courses that may prepare them
                                                             for possible careers within the fields of Science, including    1    PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
incorporate these concepts when constructing value
                                                             the Allied Health fields, Nursing Preparation, Health                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
judgments through evaluating and interpreting the ways
                                                             Science and related fields, Physical Education and related      This course covers the changing processes within the
in which people in different cultures have responded
                                                             fields, and more.                                               Earth’s Major Ecosystems: the Atmosphere, Hydrosphere,
to themselves and the world around them in artistic
                                                             Anatomy 1                     Micro 1, 20                      Lithosphere and Biosphere. Units of study include,
and cultural creation throughout the ages. The Arts and
                                                             Anthro 101                    Ocean 1                          weather, climate, landforms, plate tectonics, gradational
Humanities Concentration allows students to take courses
                                                             Astro 1, 5                    PhysSc 1, 14                     processes of mass wasting, soil formation, vegetation
that will prepare them for possible career within the
                                                             Biology 3, 6, 7, 40           Env Sci 2                        communities and the human impact on the environment.
fields of Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Film, Music,
Philosophy, Religious Studies and more.                      Chem 51, 52, 65, 101, 102 Physics 6, 7
                                                                                                                            2    CULTURAL ELEMENTS OF                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Anthro 104/Ling 1              Fam&CS 16/Intrdgn 104         Fam&CS 21                     Physiol 1                             GEOGRAPHY
Art 101, 102, 103, 201         Human 1, 31                   Geog 1, 7, 14, 15             Psy 2                                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN GEOG 4)
Chicano 37                     Multi 100, 200, 620           Geol 1                                                         This course covers the study of human culture
Cinema 3                       Music 101, 111                Social & Behavioral Sciences Concentration                     systems represented on Earth. Emphasis is placed on
English 102                    Phil 1, 33                    These courses emphasize the perspective, concepts,             development of culture realms, languages, economies,
Any foreign language courses (max 5 units in same            theories and methodologies of the disciplines typically        social and political systems and religions. Included will
language) listed on IGETC or CSU GE advising form.           found in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Students          be human activity that leaves its culture imprint on
                                                             will study about themselves and others as members              the landscape.
Communication & Literature Concentration
                                                             of a larger society to stimulate critical thinking and
These courses emphasize the content and form of                                                                             7   WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                             evaluate how societies and social subgroups operate.
communications to provide in-depth comprehension                                                                                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                             The Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration allows
and understanding of the significance of communication.                                                                      This course offers a geographical survey of the world’s
                                                             students to take courses that may prepare them for
Students will be able to assess communication as                                                                            major realms, regions, and countries. Emphasis is focused
                                                             possible careers within the fields of Chicano Studies,
the process of human symbolic interaction. Students                                                                         on those features important to understanding current
                                                             Psychology, Sociology, History, Political Science, and more.
will develop skills in the areas such as reasoning and
                                                             Coursework selected must be completed in at least two          global concerns, problems, and conflicts.
advocacy, organization, analysis and critical evaluation,
                                                             different disciplines.
accuracy, reading and listening effectively to facilitate                                                                   14 GEOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA                  (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                             Afro Am 2, 4                Econ 1, 2, 10
the decision-making process. The Communication                                                                                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                             Anthro 101, 102, 121        Fam&CS 31, 91
and Literature Concentration allows students to take                                                                        This course of study elaborates on California’s physical
                                                             Anthro 104/Ling 1           Geog 1, 2, 7, 14
courses that will prepare them for possible careers                                                                         geography regions and natural resources in relation
                                                             Biology 3                   History 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 52, 86
within the fields of English (including Creative
                                                             Bus 5/Law 1                 PolSci 1                           to patterns of population and economic activities,
Writing and Journalism), Communications and more.
                                                             ChDev 1/Psy 11              Psy 1, 2, 13                       transportation routes and trade. Emphasis is placed on
Coursework selected must be completed in at least two
                                                             Chicano 2                   Soc 1, 2, 11, 28                   the state’s history, demographics, ethnicity, land use
different disciplines.
                                                             Chicano 7/History 43        Spanish 9, 10                      and economy.
English 101, 102, 127, 208 Phil 5, 6
                                                             Chicano 8/History 44
Journal 100, 101               Speech 101, 121, 151
Math 227
Any Foreign Language at level II or higher (max 5 UNITS
in same language) listed on the IGETC or CSU GE
advising form.
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                                                                 H       ealth
                                                                                                                                H       ealth Science
15 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY LABORATORY (UC:CSU) 2 UNITS
    Prerequisite or Corequisite: Geog 1
                                                                          ARTS, HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION                              LIFE SCIENCES
    Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours
This earth environment laboratory emphasizes                    FACULTY: Leslie Milke, Chair | Cindy Cooper | John Klitsner     This is an Associate in Science Program and not
the scientific method by completing exercises and                                                                                a discipline.
graphs, solve equations, determine measurements,                8   WOMEN’S PERSONAL HEALTH                     (CSU) 3 UNITS   FACULTY: J. Michael Reynolds, Chair | Angela Echeverri
construct diagrams, and make field observations                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                   Mohamed Elkerdany | Said Pazirandeh
about Earth-Sun relations, weather systems, climate             This course presents health problems unique to women.
                                                                Topics considered include physiological and psychological       EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
regions, soil classification, rock types and agents of                                                                           This curriculum provides an orientation to the health
landform modification.                                           aspects of nutrition, exercise, hygiene, sexuality and
                                                                reproduction, drugs, and diseases common to the female.         sciences while including the general background
                                                                This course is open to men.                                     required for the allied health fields and family


 G      eology                                                                                                                  environmental sciences.
         PHYSICAL SCIENCES                                      11 PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHFUL LIVING           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS    Associate in Science –
                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
DEPARTMENT CHAIR: Said Pazirandeh                               Implements the World Health Organization’s definition
                                                                                                                                Health Science
                                                                                                                                Required Courses                                  UNITS
                                                                of health that Health is the state of physical, mental and
1    PHYSICAL GEOLOGY                                 3 UNITS                                                                   Biology 3     Introduction to Biology                  3
                                                                social well being, not merely the absence of disease.
     Prerequisite: None | Advisory: English 28                                                                                  Anatomy1      Introduction to Human Anatomy            4
     Lecture 3 hours                                            185 DIRECTED STUDY                         (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2   Physiol1      Introduction to Human Physiology         4
The course offers a study of the physical elements of           Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area        Chem 51       Fundamentals of Chemistry I            4-5
the earth, with emphasis on the nature, distribution, and       of Health on a contract basis, under the direction of a         or Chem 65 Introductory General Chemistry
relationships of land forms, climate, soils, vegetation, and    supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units        Psych1        General Psychology I                     3
their integrated patterns of world distribution.                may be taken for credit.                                        or Soc1       Introduction to Sociology
                                                                                                                                Math 227      Statistics                               4
                                                                285 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 2 UNITS     or higher
                                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area        Choose:
                                                                of Health on a contract basis, under the direction of a         One required course                                  4-5
                                                                supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units        One elective course                                  3-4
                                                                may be taken for credit.                                                                                    Total: 29-32
                                                                                                                                Required Course (choose one):
                                                                385 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 3 UNITS     Chemistry 52 Fundamentals of College Chemistry II      4
                                                                    Conference: 1 hour per unit                                 Microbiology 1 Introduction to Microbiology          4-5
                                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area        or Microbiology 20 General Microbiology
                                                                of Health on a contract basis, under the direction of a         Physics 6     General Physics I                        4
                                                                supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units        Elective courses (choose one):
                                                                may be taken for credit.                                        Psych1        General Psychology I                     3
                                                                                                                                or Soc1       Introduction to Sociology
                                                                                                                                FSC 21        Nutrition                                3



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FSC 24         Food Preparation                        3       States from before the European Invasions to the                 44 THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN IN THE              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Physics 7      General Physics II                      4       Civil War.                                                             HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES II
A minimum of 60 units must be completed to earn                                                                                       Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
the Associate in Science Degree. These are only the            12 POLITICAL & SOCIAL HISTORY OF           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS            Same as Chicano Studies 8
                                                                   THE UNITED STATES II                                         This course examines the Mexican-American historical
requirements for the major. Always consult a counselor
                                                                   Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         experience from the nineteenth century to the present.
for information on graduation requirements and
                                                                   (CAN HIST 10; CAN HIST SEQ B: History 11+12)                 It discusses the impact of U.S. Constitutional Law on the
transfer information.
                                                               This course is a general survey of the social and political      social, economic and political conditions of Mexican-
                                                               developments that shaped the history of the United               Americans living in the United States.

 H       istory
          SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT CHAIR: Myriam Mekelburg
                                                               States from before the Civil War to the Present.

                                                               13 UNITED STATES HISTORY IN THE
                                                                    20TH CENTURY
                                                                                                             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                52 HISTORY OF WOMEN
                                                                                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                                                              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS

                                                                                                                                This course explores the political, social, cultural,
                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
Note: U.S. History – History 11, 12, 43                                                                                         economic and intellectual history of women in the
                                                               A historical survey of the major political, economic,
      U.S. Constitution – History 11, 43                                                                                        development of the United States from the early colonial
      State and local government – History 12, 44              intellectual and cultural movements and events of the
                                                                                                                                era to the present.
If you took a U.S. history course outside of California,       American 20th century. Special emphasis is given to
make certain you meet the California State and local           analyzing and evaluating the major forces and ideas that         86 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD                     (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
government transfer requirements to the California             have shaped American political, social, and economic life.            CIVILIZATION I
State Universities. Please consult with a counselor or a                                                                             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                               20 HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA & THE             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS      This course traces the development and inter-
history instructor.                                                 PACIFIC COAST
                                                                                                                                relationships of the major world civilizations and their
                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
1    INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                    cultural traditions and contributions from the earliest
     CIVILIZATION I                                            History of California and the Pacific Coast from 1542
                                                                                                                                times to the beginning of the era of European expansion
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                      to the present with emphasis on Native, Spanish,
                                                                                                                                in the sixteenth century.
     (CAN HIST 2; CAN HIST SEQ A: History.1+2)                 and American cultures; political, economic and social
The development of man from Paleolithic times through          developments; and California’s constitution, history and         185 DIRECTED STUDY                         (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
the civilizations of the Ancient Middle East, Greece, Rome,    role in the American system. This course fulfills the state       Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
the Middle Ages, Renaissance and the emergence of              graduation requirement in state and local government.            of History on a contract basis, under the direction of a
nation states is emphasized.                                                                                                    supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
                                                               43 THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN IN THE                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                     HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I                             may be taken for credit.
2   INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN               (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
    CIVILIZATION II                                                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                285 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 2 UNITS
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                             Same as Chicano Studies 7
                                                                                                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
    (CAN HIST 4; CAN HIST SEQ A: History. 1+2)                 A survey history course of Mexican-Americans in the U.S.
                                                                                                                                of History on a contract basis, under the direction of a
A continuation of History 1 from the 17th Century to the       It traces their historical evolution from Pre-Columbian
                                                                                                                                supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
present emphasizing those events and developments              societies to the conquest of Mexico, through the Treaty of
                                                                                                                                may be taken for credit.
most significant in shaping our world today.                    Guadalupe Hidalgo and its impact on the communities of
                                                               Mexicans living in the Southwest.                                385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS
11 POLITICAL & SOCIAL HISTORY OF           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
    THE UNITED STATES I                                                                                                             Conference: 1 hour per unit.
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                        Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
    (CAN HIST 8; CAN HIST SEQ B: History. 11+12)                                                                                of History on a contract basis, under the direction of a
This course is a general survey of the social and political                                                                     supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
developments that shaped the history of the United                                                                              may be taken for credit.

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                                                                 H
485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2             umanities                                              sculpture, and architecture are studied and compared
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                                                                           in relation to their background, medium, organization,
                                                                          SOCIAL SCIENCES
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;                                                                            and style. Stress is placed on awareness of differences in
basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity          FACULTY: Myriam Mekelburg, Chair | Harlan Goldberg              cultural heritages, values, and perspectives as revealed in
operators; how to locate materials in various content                    Stan Levine                                            the arts.
fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how
to use and cite electronic sources.                             EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM                                             2    STUDIES IN SELECTED               (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
                                                                The student in Humanities will have the opportunity to               CULTURES
                                                                investigate the cultural, philosophical, sociological and            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours


 H       ospitality
          PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

DEPARTMENT CHAIR: Dr. Eloise Cantrell
                                                                historical trends which affect modern man. Studies of
                                                                several cultures will be possible.
                                                                Associate in Arts – Humanities
                                                                                                                                Art, music, and literature are studied as they interrelate to
                                                                                                                                reveal non-western man’s views of philosophy, science,
                                                                                                                                religion and the self. Emphasis is placed on Japan, China,
                                                                                                                                the Middle East, and Sub-Sahara Africa.
                                                                Required Courses                                      UNITS
99 RECREATION SERVICES IN                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
    CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY                                        Select four (4) courses:                                   12   3    THE ARTS OF CONTEMPORARY                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                Human 1        Cultural Patterns of Western Civilization             SOCIETY
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                Human 2        Studies in Selected Cultures                          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
This introductory course provides an overview of the
                                                                Human 3        The Arts of Contemporary Society                 A study of the literature, music, painting, and sculpture
impact of the recreation service industry on personal,
                                                                Human 30 The Beginning of Civilization                          of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries in terms
social, economic and political vitality of individuals,
                                                                Human 31 People in Contemporary Society                         of the ideas and basic needs which stimulated the
organizations, communities, regions and institutions.
                                                                Human 54 Studies in American Culture                            artists, and the contribution of their work toward the
135 MEETING, EVENT & CONVENTION PLANNING 3 UNITS                Select two (2) courses:                                     6   development of contemporary society.
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        Art 101        Survey of Art History I
                                                                                                                                30 THE BEGINNINGS OF CIVILIZATION           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
An introduction to all elements needed to successfully          Art 102        Survey of Art History II
                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
plan and execute meetings, expositions, events                  Music 111      Music Appreciation I
                                                                                                                                Course is a survey of the cultural heritage of Western
and conventions                                                 Philos 1       Introduction in Philosophy
                                                                                                                                civilization from ancient times to the Renaissance.
                                                                Philos 33      Comparative Survey of World Religions
                                                                                                                                Literature, philosophy and art are studied and compared
                                                                                                                    Total: 18
                                                                                                                                in relation to their background, medium, organization
                                                                A minimum of 60 units must be completed for the
                                                                                                                                and style.
                                                                Associate in Arts Degree. These are only the requirements
                                                                for the major. Always consult a counselor for information       31 PEOPLE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                for graduation requirements.                                         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                Traces the arts in their interrelations with each other and
                                                                1     CULTURAL PATTERNS OF                  (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                      WESTERN CIVILIZATION                                      their interactions with philosophy, science, and politics
                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                      from the Baroque to the present. Stress is placed on
                                                                Course is a one-semester survey of the arts in Western          the arts as mirrors of western man’s view of himself in a
                                                                civilization and serves as an introduction to the general       changing world.
                                                                concepts of the humanities. Music, literature, painting,



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                                                                I
54 STUDIES IN AMERICAN CULTURE               (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS       nterior Design                                         SUGGESTED COURSE
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                  Drafting16 Blueprint Reading I                              2
                                                                     PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                  * IntrDgn108A together with IntrDgn108B (4 units) equals
This course will assist in the investigation of the
                                                                                                                           Fam&CS18 (3 units)
relationship between the individual and various cultural        FACULTY: Dr. Eloise Cantrell, Chair | Sharon L. Anderson
                                                                                                                           ** IntrDgn109A together with IntrDgn109B (4 units) equals
influences in contemporary American life through                          Karen Withers | Dean Weilacher                    Fam&CS 5 (3 units)
examples in art, music, and literature.
                                                                EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3    The Interior Design Associate in Arts Degree and           Interior Design Certificate Only
                                                                Certificate Program will help students qualify for          At the completion of the program a Certificate will be
931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3                                                               awarded to the student. This Certificate is designed
                                                                state mandated certification. To fulfill LAMC Interior
941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3   Design Certificate only, disregard units for A.A Degree     primarily for those students who have a limited time
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-         requirements. All classes listed by number are required    to pursue their career goals and wish to specialize in
job training in an employment area that will enhance the        for LAMC Interior Design Certificate.                       a particular aspect of interior design. They may seek
student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See                                                                upward mobility in their present job, or they may desire
Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
                                                                Associate in Arts – Interior Design                        to prepare themselves for a new career. Most courses
                                                                FIRST SEMESTER                                   UNITS     taken in the program apply toward a curriculum leading
                                                                IntrDgn102/Fam&CS15 Intro to Interior Design           3   to an Associate Degree in Interior Design.
Interdisciplinary Studies                                       IntrDgn103/Fam&CS132 Interior Design Project               Required Courses                                     UNITS
See General Studies.                                                                       Laboratory                  1
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn101/Fam&CS1 Professional Career Opportunities 2
                                                                IntrDgn104/Fam&CS16 Historical & Contemporary
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn102/Fam&CS15 Intro to Interior Design              3
                                                                                         Interior Design               3
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn104/Fam&CS16 Historical & Contemporary
                                                                IntrDgn106 Drafting for Interior Designers             4
                                                                                                                                                      Interior Design                3
                                                                IntrDgn114 Materials & Components                      2
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn105/Fam&CS17 Textiles                              3
                                                                                                               Total: 13
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn106 Drafting for Interior Designers                4
                                                                SECOND SEMESTER
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn108 A or B/Fam&CS18 Space Planning               2-3
                                                                IntrDgn103/Fam&CS132 Interior Design Project
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn109 A or B/ Fam&CS 5 Kitchen & Bath Design 2-3
                                                                                         Laboratory                    1
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn110 Lighting                                       3
                                                                IntrDgn105/Fam&CS17 Textiles                           3
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn111/Fam&CS 33 Interior Design Portfolio            3
                                                                IntrDgn107 Color for Interiors                         3
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn112 Interiors Management                           4
                                                                IntrDgn108A* Space Planning A (Residential)            2
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn113/FSMgmt108 Internship                           2
                                                                IntrDgn115 Window Treatments                           1
                                                                                                                                                                          Total: 31-33
                                                                                                               Total: 10
                                                                                                                           SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
                                                                THIRD SEMESTER
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn103/Fam&CS132 Interior Design Project
                                                                IntrDgn108B* Space Planning B (Commercial)             2
                                                                                                                                                         Laboratory                  1
                                                                IntrDgn109A** Kitchen Design                           2
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn107 Color for Interiors                            3
                                                                IntrDgn110 Lighting                                    3
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn114 Materials and Components*                      2
                                                                                                                Total: 7
                                                                                                                           IntrDgn115 Window Treatments                              1
                                                                FOURTH SEMESTER
                                                                                                                           *Required for degree
                                                                IntrDgn109B** Bath Design                              2
                                                                IntrDgn111/Fam&CS 33 Interior Design Portfolio         3
                                                                IntrDgn113 Internship                                  2
                                                                                                                Total: 7



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Skill Certificate Only                                           101 PROFESSIONAL CAREER
                                                                     OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                                               (CSU) 2 UNITS     105 TEXTILES                                    (CSU) 3 UNITS
The student will be given a Skill Certificate following the                                                                           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours                            Same as Fam&CS17
completion of the following program. Skill Certificates
                                                                     Same as Fam&CS1                                             The analysis of man-made and natural fibers,
are for students who have limited time, and wish to
                                                                Presents an overview of career opportunities in the              construction, weaves, dyes and finishes, relating to the
limit their commitment, but desire an increased level of
                                                                area of interior design. Career development planning             selection, use and care of fabrics for residential and
specialization. Most courses taken in the program apply
                                                                is covered in addition to job interview techniques               commercial interior design. Testing, evaluation and
toward curriculum leading to a Certificate of Completion
                                                                and resume writing. Course includes speakers from                identification are covered. Field trips required.
or the Associate Degree.
                                                                the profession.
INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR DESIGN
SKILL CERTIFICATE I                                                                                                              106 DRAFTING FOR INTERIOR DESIGNERS           (CSU) 4 UNITS
                                                                102 INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR DESIGN             (CSU) 3 UNITS        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 4 hours
Required Courses                                      UNITS
                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       Develops skills in documenting interior concepts through
IntrDgn101/Fam&CS1 Professional Career Opportunities 2
                                                                      Same as Fam&CS15                                           models, designs, plans and symbols. Develops awareness
IntrDgn102/Fam&CS15 Intro to Interior Design                3
                                                                Introduction to interior design including color selection,       of current concepts and conventions in interior design
IntrDgn104/Fam&CS16 Historical & Contemporary
                                                                textiles, space planning, furniture selection, wall coverings,   through practice, discussion and direct observation.
                          Interior Design                   3
                                                                window treatments and accessorizing. Introduces                  Course covers quick sketching, lettering, dimensioning,
                                                     Total: 8
                                                                basic drafting skills. Career Options overview. Includes         finished drawings and models.
INTRODUCTION TO SPACE PLANNING
SKILL CERTIFICATE II                                            field trips.
Required Courses                                                                                                                 107 COLOR FOR INTERIORS                          (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                103 INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECT               (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
IntrDgn106 Drafting for Interior Designers                  4        LABORATORY
IntrDgn108A* Space Planning A (Residential)                 2                                                                    This course covers the developments and use of color
                                                                     Corequisite: IntrDgn102/Fam&CS15, IntrDgn108/
IntrDgn108B* Space Planning B (Commercial)                  2                                                                    as it relates to interior design, the psychology of color,
                                                                     Fam&SC18, IntrDgn109/Fam&SC5, Fam&CS133 or
IntrDgn109A** Kitchen Design                                2                                                                    textures and light effects, the historic value of color, color
                                                                     any other Interior Design Course | Lab 3 hours
IntrDgn109B** Bath Design                                   2                                                                    trends past and present, and color in residential and
                                                                     Same as Fam&CS132
                                                    Total: 12                                                                    commercial interior design.
                                                                Students will use this lab time to work on current interior
* IntrDgn108A together with IntrDgn108B (4 units) equals
Fam&CS18 (3 units)                                              design class projects in which they are enrolled with            108 SPACE PLANNING A+B                          (CSU) 4 UNITS
** IntrDgn109A together with IntrDgn109B (4 units) equals       instructor supervision.                                               Advisory: IntrDgn102/Fam&CS15
Fam&CS 5 (3 units)
                                                                                                                                      Lecture 2 hours, lab 4 hours | Same as Fam&CS18
                                                                104 HISTORICAL & CONTEMPORARY                 (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                INTERIOR DESIGN                                                  Space planning for interior design with an emphasis
TECHNOLOGY & INTERIOR DESIGN
SKILL CERTIFICATE III                                               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         on complete environmental planning including
Required Courses                                                    Same as Fam&CS16                                             client requirements, ADA compliance, architectural
IntrDgn110 Lighting                                         3   Student will learn about the major forces in society and         considerations, interior and exterior relationships to
IntrDgn114 Materials & Components                           2   decorative arts that led to the development of styles from       residential and commercial design. This course includes
IntrDgn115 Window Treatments                                1   prehistoric time to the present. Field trips.                    presentation methods and field trips.
GenEng 211 CADD for Engineers I                             3
                                                     Total: 9




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                                                                                                                                   I   talian
109 KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN A+B                    (CSU) 4 UNITS   113 INTERNSHIP                          (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 2
     Advisory: IntrDgn102/Fam&CS15 or IntrDgn115                     Prerequisite: Completion of 12 units in Interior
                                                                                                                                       CHICANO STUDIES & FOREIGN LANGUAGES
     Lecture 2 hours, lab 4 hours | Same as Fam&CS 5                 Design | Lecture 1 hour, lab 3 hours
Kitchen design covers the cooking process, in relation           This class provides supervised fieldwork experience with          FACULTY: Yolanda Ramil, Chair | David Pardess
to counters, cabinets, sinks, lighting, acoustics, flooring,      professionals. This class offers numerous opportunities
safety, appliances and ergonomics. Bath design includes          and hands on training in the field in a non paid position.        1     ELEMENTARY ITALIAN I                     (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
social, psychological and physical aspect of body care for       108 hours of Field work required. Beginning to advanced                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 5 hours
residential, contract, public facilities and compliance with     positions available.                                                   (CAN ITAL 2; CAN ITAL SEQ A: Ital1+2)
Americans with Disabilities Act.                                                                                                  First course in understanding, speaking, reading and
                                                                 114 MATERIALS & COMPONENTS                      (CSU) 2 UNITS    writing Italian. Introduction to Italian culture and
110 LIGHTING                                    (CSU) 3 UNITS         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours                        civilization. Intended primarily for students with little or no
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        This course covers specifications of paints, finishes.             knowledge of Italian.
This course includes lighting basics, sources of light,          Flooring, materials, both hard and soft, walls, ceilings,
lighting hardware, lighting applications and lighting as         moldings, door, windows and window treatments,                   2  ELEMENTARY ITALIAN II                   (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
an art. Lighting specifications are covered. Applications         Residential and /Commercial applications will be covered.           Prerequisite: Italian 1 or equivalent | Lecture 5 hours
including residential and commercial lighting are covered.       Field tips are required.                                            (CAN ITAL 4; CAN ITAL SEQ A: ITAL1+2)
                                                                                                                                  Continuation of Italian 1.
111 INTERIOR DESIGN PORTFOLIO                  (CSU) 3 UNITS     115 WINDOW TREATMENTS                             (CSU) 1 UNIT
    Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in IntrDgn102/                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour                         3   INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN I                   (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
    Fam&CS15, IntrDgn108/Fam&CS18, Fam&CS133                     This course covers window history, hard and soft window              Prerequisite: Italian 2 or equivalent | Lecture 5 hours
    Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours | Same as Fam&CS 33             treatments and installations, specialty installations,           Course covers review and development of grammatical
This course presents the professional tools needed to            residential and commercial specifications, sources                concepts learned in previous Italian courses as well as
develop a professional portfolio of your interior design         for design concepts, calculating fabric requirements,            amplification of vocabulary and practice in composition.
work as it progresses. Projects will be created and              measuring techniques used by installers, workrooms, and          Also included is introduction to literature and further study
fine-tuned to include in a portfolio to secure a job in           interior designers and job costing.                              of culture and civilization through short stories.
the profession.
                                                                 116 INTRODUCTION TO DECORATIVE                       1 UNIT      4    INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN II                 (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
112 INTERIORS MANAGEMENT                     (CSU) 4 UNITS           INTERIOR FINISHES                                                 Prerequisite: Italian 3 or equivalent | Lecture 5 hours
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 4 hours                Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 Hours                             Expands the structural concepts studied in Italian 1,
This course covers business procedures, contracts and            Students will learn beginning techniques used by interior        2, 3. Develops additional vocabulary and related skills
business forms, time allocation and financial planning,           designers and faux finish artists. Techniques in sponging,        for comprehension and expression. Provides a wider
bookkeeping and accounting procedures, complaints and            ragging, marbleizing and dragging will be presented.             range of reading. Encourages discussion and analysis of
adjustments, designer-client relations, compensations and        Students will learn to mix paint colors and apply finishes        the material. Continues the study of Italian life, culture
fees, public relations and publicity.                            to surfaces.                                                     and civilization.

                                                                                                                                  8    CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN                   (UC:CSU) 2 UNITS
                                                                                                                                       Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                  Provides students the opportunity to utilize Italian and
                                                                                                                                  increase communication skills through readings and
                                                                                                                                  conversational practice in real life situations, such as
                                                                                                                                  introductions, asking information, giving directions, and
                                                                                                                                  renting an apartment.



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 J   ournalism
      ESL/ENGLISH

FACULTY: Ruthie Grant, Chair | Vickie Oddino
                                                                   L   aw
                                                                          BUSINESS & LAW

                                                                  FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | David Jordan
                                                                                                                                     Associate in Arts/Certificate of
                                                                                                                                     Completion – Legal Assisting
                                                                                                                                     (Paralegal)
                                                                                                                                     Required Courses                                  UNITS
100 SOCIAL VALUES IN MASS                     (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS    EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
     COMMUNICATION                                                                                                                   Law 1/Bus 5* Business Law I                             3
                                                                  The legal profession has expressed a need for personnel            Law 2/Bus 6* Business Law II                            3
Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                  to combine some of the duties of the legal secretary with          Law 10      Intro to Legal Assistant I                  3
This general interest survey and evaluation of the mass
                                                                  those of the attorney. These personnel are highly trained          Law 11      Intro to Legal Assistant II                 3
media economic, historical, political, psychological, and
                                                                  in various facets of the law, and function under the               Law 12      Tort Law & Claims Investigation             3
social terms focuses on helping the media consumer
                                                                  supervision of the lawyer.                                         Law 13      Wills, Trusts & Probate Administration      3
better understand today’s mass communications. Content
includes relationships, ethics, rights, and responsibilities of   This new profession is the Legal Assistant, or Paralegal,          Law 16      Civil & Criminal Evidence                   3
media in society.                                                 who performs duties which include legal research, client           Law 17      Legal Writing                               3
                                                                  interviewing, preparation of briefs and other documents,           Law 18      Marriage & Family Law                       3
101 COLLECTING & WRITING NEWS                 (CSU) 3 UNITS       conducting investigations, drafting wills and deeds, and           Law 19      Property & Creditor Rights                  3
     Prerequisite: English 21 or ESL 6A | Lecture 3 hours         researching tax matters. Legal Assistants, or Paralegals,          Law 20      Basic Probate Procedure                     3
     (CAN JOUR 2)                                                 also specialize in specific areas, such as probate, torts,          Law 34      Legal Research Lab                          3
Stresses instruction and practice in news gathering and           family law, personal injury, insurance claims, civil litigation,                                                   Total: 36
news writing. As related to the campus newspaper.                                                                                    *Law majors are encouraged to complete courses within the
                                                                  and real estate law. Previously these tasks were beyond            Law Dept.
Includes a study of newspaper, radio and television news.         the training of the legal secretary and therefore, had to          RECOMMENDED
Adherence to professional writing style plus legal and            be performed by the attorney. A recent survey showed               CAOT 84     Microcomputer Office Applications:
ethical aspects of the profession are included.                   that a law office could save 50% of the cost of a simple                        Word Processing
                                                                  incorporation by assigning the job to a legal assistant.           English 101 College Reading & Composition I
                                                                  The student may choose an Associate in Arts Degree in
                                                                  Legal Assisting/Paralegal or a Certificate of Completion.
                                                                                                                                     1   BUSINESS LAW I                         (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                  Students interested in earning an Associate Degree must
                                                                                                                                         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN BUS 8)
                                                                  also complete General Education Requirements and total
                                                                                                                                         Same as Business 5
                                                                  a minimum of 60 units.
                                                                                                                                     Law I is a study of the fundamental principles of
                                                                  Since Paralegals may find work in other career fields,               law as they apply in the business world. The course
                                                                  electives for the A.A. Degree should be considered in              examines legal rights and remedies, business torts
                                                                  accounting, business, finance, and/or real estate, although         and crimes, contracts, agency, employment, and
                                                                  none of these disciplines is specifically required. Always          negotiable instruments.
                                                                  consult your counselor for graduation requirements. The
                                                                  following classes are required for both career options.




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2     BUSINESS LAW II                            (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   16 CIVIL & CRIMINAL EVIDENCE                         3 UNITS    921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                    931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
      Same as Business 6                                            Law 16 is a study of the rules of civil and criminal
Law 2 is a study of the fundamental principles of law as            evidence and the admissibility of such evidence in court,       941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3
they apply in the business world. The course examines               as well as deposition comprehension and use in court,           Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
bailment, principles of agency, including rights and                and interrogatory summarizing and use in court.                 job training in an employment area that will enhance the
liabilities of agent, principle and liabilities of agent,                                                                           student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
principle and third parties, partnerships, corporations,            17 LEGAL WRITING                                      3 UNITS   Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
stockholders, negotiable instruments and securities.                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                    This course explores legal drafting and writing, including
10 INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL ASSISTANT I (CSU) 3 UNITS
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
Law 10 is an introductory course, which formalizes the
                                                                    legal memoranda, motions, pleadings, demand letters, a
                                                                    research brief, and special projects.

                                                                    18 MARRIAGE & FAMILY LAW                            3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                     L   earning Skills
                                                                                                                                            LEARNING CENTER/DEV COM

                                                                                                                                    FACULTY: Phoebe Rivera, Director | Rick Scuderi
career of the legal assistant. It is an introduction to law,
social forces and the law, a comparison of the role of                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        1    READING                            (NDA) 3 UNITS RPT 3
the lawyer and the legal assistant, and an introduction             This course is a study of family law, with emphasis on               Prerequisite: None | Lab 9 hours
to legal terminology and bibliography, preparing a                  Dissolution of Marriage, California community property               Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
litigation project.                                                 laws, Restraining Orders, and domestic disputes. This           Based on assessment, the student receives group and
                                                                    course covers jurisdiction, forms completion, calendaring,      individualized instruction aimed at success in college/
11 INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL ASSISTANT II                   3 UNITS     discovery, support and custody issues.                          vocational coursework. Some examples include word
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                            attack, main ideas, inference, supporting sentences,
This course is a detailed examination of civil and criminal         19 PROPERTY & CREDITOR RIGHTS                        3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                    intent, attitude, bias, tone and mood, and a writing
cases, including civil litigation from the filing of a suit to            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                    sample critique.
the conclusion of a trial.                                          Law 19 is a study of the law of personal property and
                                                                    real property including community property, joint tenancy,      1A READING FUNDAMENTALS                    (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT 3
12 TORT LAW & CLAIMS INVESTIGATION                  3 UNITS         leases, deeds, contracts, escrows, deeds of trust, a                 Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                           study of the system of recording and search of public                Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
This course explores the fundamental principles of the              documents, a study of bankruptcy laws and forms.                Based on assessment, the student receives group and
law of torts, including insurance law, and an examination                                                                           individualized instruction aimed at success in college/
of the techniques of investigation involved in the handling         20 BASIC PROBATE PROCEDURES                         3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                    vocational coursework. Some examples of topics include
of tort and insurance claims.                                           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                    word attack skills, identifying main ideas, identifying
                                                                    This course explores the fundamental principles and
                                                                                                                                    obvious inference, identifying supporting sentences.
13 WILLS, TRUSTS & PROBATE                             3 UNITS      methods of fact gathering, office procedures, and
     ADMINISTRATION                                                 required court work involved in the handling of probates        1B READING FUNDAMENTALS                     (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT 3
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                           of both testate and intestate decedents, as well as the              Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
This course explores the fundamental principles of the              administration of estates in California Probate Courts.              Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
law of wills, and trusts, including simple will and trust
                                                                                                                                    Based on assessment, the student receives group and
forms; an examination of the organization and jurisdiction          34 LEGAL RESEARCH LABORATORY                       3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                    individualized instruction aimed at success in college/
of a California Probate Court; and the administration of                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                    vocational coursework. Some examples include word
estates in California Probate Courts.                               This course explores legal research. The student learns
                                                                                                                                    attack skills, identifying main ideas, identifying obvious
                                                                    how to do legal research using primary and secondary
                                                                                                                                    inference, identifying supporting sentences, identifying
                                                                    legal resources and how to do federal and state
                                                                                                                                    author’s intent and attitude.
                                                                    law reporting.


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1C READING FUNDAMENTALS                   (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT 3    with emphasis on grammar, punctuation, and sentence            4    THE MECHANICS OF SPELLING              (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT3
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                           structure. Paragraph structure will be introduced.                  Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 hours
     Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                                                                                           Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
Based on assessment, the student receives group and             3    VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT             (NDA) 5 UNITS RPT 3    Based on diagnostic assessment, the student will receive
individualized instruction aimed at success in college/              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 5 hours                      group and individualized spelling instruction designed to
vocational coursework. Some examples include word                    Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                      improve spelling skills to the level at which the student
attack skills, main ideas, obvious inference, supporting        This is a lecture course focused on continued vocabulary       will be able to succeed in college/vocational coursework.
sentences, author’s intent and attitude, bias, tone and         growth and development, as well as providing helpful
mood, and a writing sample critique.                            strategies for understanding complex vocabulary words in       10 MATHEMATICS FUNDAMENTALS             (NDA) 3 UNITS RPT 3
                                                                order to better function in an academic environment.               Prerequisite: None | Lab 6 hours
2    ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS                       (NDA) 3 UNIT                                                                       Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 9 hours                           3A VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT:                      (NDA) 1 UNIT   Based on assessment, the student receives group
                                                                    INDIOMS & CONVERSATION
     Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                                                                                      and individualized instruction in math fundamentals
                                                                    Prerequisite: None
Based on diagnostic assessment, the student will                                                                               aimed at success in college vocational courses
                                                                    Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
receive group and individualized English instruction                                                                           requiring computation skills. Topics covered include
                                                                This is a group conversation course for students in ESL
with emphasis on grammar, punctuation, and sentence                                                                            whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios
                                                                1 or ESL 2. In groups or pairs, students will practice
structure. Paragraph structure will be introduced.                                                                             and proportions.
                                                                vocabulary, idiomatic expressions and discuss topics of
2A ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS                 (NDA) 3 UNITS RPT 3     everyday and college life to promote fluency in English.        10A MATHEMATICS FUNDAMENTALS              (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT 3
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                                                                               Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
                                                                3B VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT:                    (NDA) 1 UNITS
     Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                           ADVANCED CONVERSATION                                           Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
Based on assessment, the student will receives group                Prerequisite: None                                         Based on assessment, the student receives group and
and individualized English instruction with emphasis on             Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                       individualized instruction in math fundamentals aimed
grammar, punctuation and sentence structure. Paragraph          This is a conversation course for ESL students focused on      at success in college vocational courses requiring
structure will be introduced.                                   continued vocabulary growth and development, as well           computational skills. Topics include whole numbers,
                                                                as providing helpful strategies for understanding complex      fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions.
2B ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS                   (NDA) 3 UNITS RPT 3
                                                                vocabulary words and idioms. Students will practice in
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                                                                          10B MATHEMATICS FUNDAMENTALS              (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT 3
                                                                small groups.
     Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                                                                                          Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
Based on diagnostic assessment, the student will                3C VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT:                     (NDA) 1 UNITS       Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
receive group and individualized English instruction                 WORD POWER                                                Based on diagnostic assessment, the student
with emphasis on grammar, punctuation, and sentence                  Prerequisite: None                                        receives group and individualized instruction in math
structure. Paragraph structure will be introduced.                   Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                      fundamentals aimed at success in college vocational
                                                                This is a vocabulary-building course that will present         courses requiring computational skills. Topics include
2C ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS                (NDA) 3 UNITS RPT 3      language concepts and structural analysis, vocabulary          whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios
    Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                            reference materials, word attack skills, and language          and proportions.
    Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                        levels. Completion of the course will add approximately
Based on diagnostic assessment, the student will                500 words to each student’s vocabulary.
receive group and individualized English instruction



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                                                                                                                                  L    iberal Arts
10C MATHEMATICS FUNDAMENTALS              (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT 3    73 GRAMMAR & WRITING LAB                   (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT1
    Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                 Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 hours
                                                                                                                                           LIBERAL ARTS
    Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                             Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
Based on assessment, the student will receive group             This course provides students with an introduction to
                                                                                                                                 The Liberal Arts AA degree is intended for students who
and individualized instruction in math fundamentals             verb usage and grammar while completing short personal
                                                                                                                                 are planning to transfer to a 4-year university, including a
aimed at success in college vocational courses requiring        and impersonal writings. Students will have access to
                                                                                                                                 California State University (CSU) or University of California
computational skills. Topics covered include whole              online writing labs and will be required to submit written
                                                                                                                                 (UC). Students are required to complete the general
numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and              assignments for peer and instructor review.
                                                                                                                                 education requirements listed on the IGETC or CSU GE
proportions, English and metric systems, perimeters,
                                                                185 DIRECTED STUDY                    (CSU) (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT 2   Breadth advising forms, along with a minimum of 18
volume, and introduction to algebraic expressions.
                                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area         units in one area of concentration. Each concentration is
20 EFFECTIVE NOTE TAKING                         (NDA) 1 UNIT   of Learning Skills on a contract basis, under the direction      listed below. Students interested in achieving a Liberal
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 hours                           of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3          Arts AA degree must complete the following:
     Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                       units may be taken for credit.                                   1. Completion of a Certificate of Achievement – CSU GE
This course will survey a variety of study techniques                                                                                Breadth or IGETC general education requirements.
designed to maximize the student’s learning potential.          285 DIRECTED STUDY                              (CSU) 2 UNITS    2. Complete a minimum of 18 units in one area of
The topics will include memory enhancement,                          Conference: 1 hour per unit.                                    concentration. Each area list courses needed to meet
note taking, testing strategies, study reading, and             Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area             major requirements for transfer.*
library research.                                               of Learning Skills on a contract basis, under the direction      3. Complete one Health and one Physical
                                                                of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3              Education Course.
40 INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING                (NDA) 1 UNIT RPT1    units may be taken for credit.                                   4. Complete one course in American History and
     DISABILITIES                                                                                                                    Institutions (see CSU GE requirement areas D-A
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 hours                           485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2         and D-B)
     Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                            Prerequisite: None | Laboratory: 2 hours                    5. Complete a minimum of 60 total transferable
Individualized diagnostic assessment processes are              Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;                 units (electives may be necessary to total the 60
conducted. Students identify problems, become aware             basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity               required units).
of individual strengths and weaknesses in achievements          operators; how to locate materials in various content            Upon completion of the IGETC or CSU GE Breadth
and learning skills, and develop individual educational         fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how         Certificate of Achievement, 18 units in a concentration,
plans outlining goals, objectives and recommendations.          to use and cite electronic sources.                              a Health and a PE course, AND a total of 60 transferable
Students identified as learning disabled qualifies                                                                                 units, students may petition for an AA degree in
for further services and classes in the Learning                                                                                 Liberal Arts.
Disabilities Program.                                                                                                            *Please consult with a counselor and the Transfer Center for
                                                                                                                                 specific information regarding your intended major at the
                                                                                                                                 colleges/universities of choice to facilitate a seamless transition.

                                                                                                                                 Associate in Arts – Liberal Arts
                                                                                                                                 Arts & Humanities Concentration
                                                                                                                                 These courses emphasize the study of cultural, literary,
                                                                                                                                 humanistic activities and artistic expression of humanity.
                                                                                                                                 Students will learn to value aesthetic understanding and
                                                                                                                                 incorporate these concepts when constructing value
                                                                                                                                 judgments through evaluating and interpreting the ways
                                                                                                                                 in which people in different cultures have responded


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to themselves and the world around them in artistic           Communications and more. Coursework selected must          Anthro 101, 102, 121       History 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 52, 86
and cultural creation throughout the ages. The Arts and       be completed in at least two different disciplines.        Biology 3                  Math 227
Humanities Concentration allows students to take courses      English 101, 102, 127, 208 Phil 5, 6                       ChDev 1/Psych 11           PolSci 1
that will prepare them for possible majors within the         Journal 100, 101             Speech 101, 121               Chicano 2                  Psych 1, 2, 13
fields of Art, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Film, Music,     Math 227                                                   Chicano 7/History 43       Soc 1, 2, 4, 11
Philosophy, Religious Studies, and more.                      Any Foreign Language at level II or higher (max 5 units    Chicano 8/History 44
Anthro 104/Ling 1            Human 1                          in same language) listed on the IGETC or CSU GE
                                                                                                                         Completion of the various emphases or options in the
Art 101, 102, 201            Multimd 100, 620                 advising form.
                                                                                                                         PACE Program (Project Adult College Education) may
Chicano 37                   Music 111
                                                              Natural Sciences Concentration                             result in the student awarded an Associate in Arts in
Cinema 3                     Phil 1, 33
                                                              These courses emphasize the natural sciences which         Liberal Arts.
English 102
                                                              examine the physical universe, its life forms and its


                                                                                                                         L
Any foreign language courses (max 5 units in same
language) listed on IGETC or CSU GE advising form.
                                                              natural phenomena. The Natural Sciences Concentration           iberal Studies
                                                              allows students to take courses that will satisfy lower-          LIBERAL STUDIES
Business Concentration                                        division coursework requirements for areas within the
            These courses promote ethical, moral, creative,   fields of Science, including the Allied Health fields,       The Liberal Studies Concentration is designed for
critical, and practical, solution-based thinking. The         Nursing Preparation, Health Science and related fields,     students interested in entering the Teaching Profession
Business Concentration allows students to take courses        Kinesiology and related fields, Pre-Med and more.           (Elementary and Special Education). Courses taken within
that will satisfy lower-division coursework requirements      Anatomy 1                     Physics 6, 7                 this concentration will satisfy lower-division coursework
for areas within the field of Business, including Business     Biology 3                     Physiol 1                    requirements for Liberal Studies Majors at California State
Administration, Accounting, Finance, Marketing,               Chem 51, 52, 65               Psych 1, 41                  University Northridge as well as at other universities. The
Management, and more.                                         Fam&CS 21                     Soc 1                        required courses for the Liberal Studies – Multiple Subject
Acctg 1, 2, 21+22                CoSci 401, 430               Micro 1, 20                                                Teacher Prep Concentration will help prepare students
Bus 32/CAOT 32                   Econ 1, 2                                                                               for transfer, but WILL NOT meet all the Liberal Studies
                                                              Social & Behavioral Sciences Concentration
Bus 5/Law 1                      English 102                                                                             requirements for transfer.
                                                              These courses emphasize the perspective, concepts,
CAOT 82                          Math 227, 238, 260
                                                              theories and methodologies of the disciplines typically    Please consult with a counselor and the Transfer Center
Communication & Literature                                    found in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Students      for specific information regarding your intended major at
These courses emphasize the content and form of               will study about themselves and others as members          the specific colleges/universities of choice.
communications to provide in-depth comprehension              of a larger society to stimulate critical thinking and
                                                                                                                         Required Courses                               UNITS
and understanding of the significance of communication.        evaluate how societies and social subgroups operate.
                                                                                                                         Biology 3   Introduction to Biology                 4
Students will be able to assess communication as              The Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration
                                                                                                                         ChDev 1     Child Growth & Development              3
the process of human symbolic interaction. Students           allows students to take courses that may prepare them
                                                                                                                         or Psych 11 Child Psychology
will develop skills in the areas such as reasoning and        for possible majors within the fields of Anthropology,
                                                                                                                         English 101 College Reading & Composition I         3
advocacy, organization, analysis and critical evaluation,     Chicano Studies, Geography, History, Political Science,
                                                                                                                         Math 215    Principles of Mathematics I           3-4
accuracy, reading and listening effectively to facilitate     Psychology, Sociology, Urban Planning and more.
                                                                                                                         or Math 227 Statistics
the decision-making process. The Communication                Coursework selected must be completed in at least two
                                                                                                                         PolSci 1    The Government of the U.S.              3
and Literature Concentration allows students to take          different disciplines.
                                                                                                                         Speech 101 Oral Communication I                     3
courses that will prepare them for possible majors            AdmJus 1                     Econ 1, 2, 10
                                                                                                                                                                  Total: 19-20
within the fields of English, Creative Writing, Journalism,    Afro Am 2, 4                 Geog 1, 2, 7

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RECOMMENDED COURSES                                                  ibrary Science                                                        anagement
History 86   Introduction to World Civilization I
                                                                        LIBRARY                                                              BUSINESS & LAW
PhysSc 1, 14 Physical Science & Lab
                                                                FACULTY: Sandy Thomsen, Chair | Donna Ayers                      FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | Vilma Bernal
NEW! LIBERAL STUDIES DEGREE                                             Ed Casson | David Garza
                                                                                                                                 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
Associate in Arts— Multiple Subject                             101 LIBRARY RESEARCH METHODS                  (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT    The courses in this area of business prepare the student
Teacher Prep                                                         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour                         with the principles, basic concepts and applications
The Liberal Studies AA Degree is designed for students          Students learn to use research tools found in most               underlying the management of business organizations.
interested in entering the teaching profession. The             libraries to gather, organize, and evaluate information          More specifically, the general management curriculum
courses will satisfy some lower division requirements           from various sources, including computer databases,              is for those students who want to analyze management
for Liberal Studies Majors at most CSU campuses. The            catalogs, indexes, books, periodicals, microfilm, and             problems and then solve them by applying relevant
required courses will prepare students for transfer, but will   the Internet.                                                    management theory; and to not only aspire to the middle
NOT meet all of the Liberal Studies requirements.                                                                                management positions but also advance to a more
                                                                102 INTERNET RESEARCH METHODS                     (CSU) 1 UNIT
                                                                                                                                 responsible position of leadership in any organization.
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 0.5 hour, lab 1 hour
Required Courses                                       UNITS                                                                     In addition to the courses listed below for the Associate
                                                                This course will focus on finding and evaluating
Biology 3       Introduction to Biology                     4                                                                    in Arts Degree, it is also designed to add breadth
                                                                information and resources on the Internet. Principles
English 101 College Reading & Composition I                 3                                                                    to the program by completing all recommended
                                                                of information access, search tools, search strategies,
PolSci 1        The Government of the U.S.                  3                                                                    electives. Always consult a counselor for information on
                                                                evaluation criteria, intellectual property, censorship and
Speech 101 Oral Communication 1                             3                                                                    graduation requirements.
                                                                on-line publishing will be discussed.
ChDev 1         Child Growth & Development                  3
or Psych 11 Child Psychology
                                                                                                                                 Associate in Arts – Management

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                                                                                                                                 FIRST SEMESTER                                    UNITS
Math 215        Principles of Math 1                        3        inguistics                                                  Bus 1        Introduction to Business                 3
or Math 227 Statistics                                                  CHICANO STUDIES & FOREIGN LANGUAGES
                                                                                                                                 Bus/CAOT 31 Business English                          3
                                                  Total 19-20
                                                                FACULTY: Yolanda Ramil, Chair | David Pardess                    CAOT 82      Microcomputer Software Survey
and Plan A Graduation Requirements
                                                                                                                                              in the Office                               3
RECOMMENDED COURSES
                                                                1    INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE &             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     Graduation Requirements and Electives                   6
Digital Portfolio* Pilot Course                                      LINGUISTICS                                                                                                 Total: 15
History 86      Introduction to World Civilization 1        3        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        SECOND SEMESTER
PhysSc 1, 14 Physical Science & Lab                       3-4        Same as Anthropology 104                                    Acctg 1      Introductory Accounting I            5-6
*Digital Portfolio is a free pilot course offered through the   Examines basic linguistic concepts in cultural context.
Teacher Prep Program (TPP).
                                                                                                                                 or Acctg 21+Acctg 22
                                                                Language diversity, origins, acquisition and use are             Bus 32       Business Communications                3
                                                                explored, with an emphasis on communication and socio-           Mgmt 2       Organization and Management Theory 3
Teacher Prep Program (TPP) at Los Angeles Mission               cultural factors.
College provides academic and supportive services                                                                                Mgmt 31      Human Relations for Employees          3
to future teachers. Visit our TPP Counselor or other                                                                             Graduation Requirements and Electives               3
counselors on campus to learn more about the program.                                                                                                                     Total: 17-18
                                                                                                                                 THIRD SEMESTER
              TPP Counselor: Adriana Martinez                                                                                    Bus 5/Law 1 Business Law I                          3
              818.364.7600 ext. 7009                                                                                             Econ 1       Principles of Economics I              3
              www.lamission.edu/teacherprep                                                                                      Mgmt 13      Small Business Management              3
              teacherprep@lamission.edu                                                                                          Graduation Requirements and Electives               4
                                                                                                                                                                             Total: 13

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FOURTH SEMESTER                                                 SECOND SEMESTER                                            RETAIL MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE
Finance 1    Principles of Finance                       3      *Acctg 21    Bookkeeping & Accounting I                3   Required Courses                                 UNITS
Marketing 21 Principles of Marketing                     3      Bus/CAOT 32 Business Communications                    3   Mgmt 2       Organization & Management Theory          3
Choose one course from recommended electives             3      Mgmt 13      Small Business Management                 3   Bus/CAOT 31 Business English                           3
Graduation Requirements and Electives                    6      Mgmt 31      Human Relations for Employees             3   Bus 38       Business Computations                     3
                                                 Total: 15      Graduation Requirements and Electives                  3   Acctg 21     Bookkeeping & Accounting I                3
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES                                                                                          Total: 15   Marketing 21 Principles of Marketing                   3
Bus 15       Business Statistics                                THIRD SEMESTER                                             Speech 101 Oral Communication I                        3
CAOT 1       Keyboarding I                                      *Acctg 22    Bookkeeping and Accounting II             3   Mgmt 33      Personnel Management                      3
Soc 11       Ethnic & Racial Minorities in the U.S.             Finance 11 Credits and Collections                     3   or Fam&CS 109 Supervision & Management
                                                                Marketing 21 Principles of Marketing                   3   Marketing 31 Retail Merchandising                      3
SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT                                       Graduation Requirements and Electives                  6   Mgmt 31      Human Relations for Employees             3
The Small Business Management curriculum is designed                                                           Total: 15   CoSci 401    Introduction to Computers & Their Uses 3
to give the student an in-depth understanding and               FOURTH SEMESTER                                            or CoSci 430 Microcomputer Applications I
appreciation of how to start and manage a small                 Marketing 1 Principles of Selling                  3       or CAOT 82 Microcomputer Software Survey
business for growth. The student is oriented in practical       Finance 31 Insurance Principles                    3                    in the Office
applications of starting new ventures and or effectively        Choose one course from recommended electives       3                                                      Total: 30
applying practical concepts to an existing small business       Graduation Requirements and Electives              9
for long-term growth and survival. The curriculum is also                                                  Total: 18
designed to promote the entrepreneurial spirit and keep         * or Acctg 1+Mgmt 485                                      2   ORGANIZATION & MANAGEMENT                 (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                               THEORY
it alive. Although the courses in this area of business offer   RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES                                          Prerequisite: None | Advisory: Bus 1
an in-depth perspective of Small Business Management,           Acctg 15   Tax Accounting I                                    Lecture 3 hours
it is highly recommended that the student complete all          Bus 5      Business Law I                                  This is a beginning course in theory and practice of
recommended electives. Always consult a counselor for           Bus 15     Business Statistics                             management and organization. It gives a realistic
information on graduation requirements.                         Econ 1     Principles of Economics I                       account of what managers actually do and what they
Associate in Arts –                                             Finance 17 Analysis of Financial Statements                face. It presents various theories of management and
Small Business Management                                       CAOT 1     Keyboarding I                                   organization. The functions of management, with special
FIRST SEMESTER                                        UNITS     Soc 11     Ethnic & Racial Minorities in the U.S.          emphasis on foreign operations and future trends in
Bus 1        Introduction to Business                     3                                                                management, are analyzed.
Bus/CAOT 31 Business English                              3
                                                                                                                           13 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT                 (CSU) 3 UNITS
Bus/CAOT 82 Microcomputer Software Survey
                                                                                                                               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
             in the Office                                   3
                                                                                                                           This course presents a systematic approach to startup
Graduation Requirements and Electives                       6
                                                                                                                           and management of small business operations. It
                                                    Total: 15
                                                                                                                           covers personal evaluation, pre-ownership preparation,
                                                                                                                           management and leadership, financing, location, record
                                                                                                                           keeping, employees, purchasing, advertising, sales
                                                                                                                           and credit, and emphasizes adequate planning and
                                                                                                                           preparation for success.

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31 HUMAN RELATIONS FOR EMPLOYEES               (CSU) 3 UNITS      fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how         SECOND SEMESTER                                     UNITS
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                        to use and cite electronic sources.                              Acctg 1      Introductory Accounting I                 5-6
Demonstrates the practical application of basic                                                                                    or Acctg 21+Acctg 22
psychology in planning, conducting and evaluating                 921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                  (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3   Mgmt 2       Organization & Management Theory            3
conferences and interviews. Special emphasis on                   931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                  (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3   Marketing 1 Principles of Selling                        3
dynamics of counseling, interviewing and conference                                                                                Graduation Requirements and Electives                    6
leading. Attention is given to individual and group               941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3                                                  Total: 17-18
attitudes in the occupational situation as they affect            Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-          THIRD SEMESTER
motivation, status and morale.                                    job training in an employment area that will enhance the         Bus/CAOT 32 Business Communications                      3
                                                                  student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See      Business 15 Business Statistics                          3
33 PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                           (CSU) 3 UNITS   Cooperative Education Credit Guide.                              Econ 1       Principles of Economics I                   3
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                           Graduation Requirements and Electives                    6
This course is designed for all those interested
in people working within organizations. Human
Resource Management helps managers to understand
the environment of managing employees so that
                                                                   M         arketing
                                                                              BUSINESS & LAW

                                                                  FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | Vilma Bernal
                                                                                                                                   FOURTH SEMESTER
                                                                                                                                   Bus 5/Law 1 Business Law I
                                                                                                                                                                                    Total: 15

                                                                                                                                                                                            3
                                                                                                                                   Finance 1    Principles of Finance                       3
they are in a better position to utilize this valuable            EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM                                              Graduation Requirements and Electives                    9
organizational resource.                                          The courses in the Marketing curriculum are designed                                                              Total: 15
                                                                  for those students who wish to enter the field of                 RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
185 DIRECTED STUDY                          (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2    marketing. The program not only provides training for            Mgmt 31      Human Relations for Employees
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area          a beginning career as a manufacturer’s, wholesale                CAOT 1       Keyboarding I
of Management on a contract basis, under the direction            or retail salesperson, retail buyer, and advertising             or CAOT 84 Microcomputer Office Applications
of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3           account manager, but also helps the student see                  Sociology 11 Ethnic & Racial Minorities in the U.S.
units may be taken for credit.                                    marketing through the eyes of the marketing manager.
                                                                  The curriculum listed below provides an in-depth
285 DIRECTED STUDY                              (CSU) 2 UNITS
                                                                  understanding of how to interact with customers,                 1   PRINCIPLES OF SELLING                    (CSU) 3 UNITS
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
                                                                  competition, suppliers, distributors and government.                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
of Management on a contract basis, under the direction
                                                                  It is also designed to encourage the student to add              Emphasizes how to structure a complete professional
of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3
                                                                  breadth to the program by completing all recommended             sales presentation in the proper psychological sequence
units may be taken for credit.
                                                                  electives. Always consult a counselor for information on         for maximum motivation appeal. Makes an analysis of
385 DIRECTED STUDY                              (CSU) 3 UNITS     graduation requirements.                                         the product knowledge, prospecting, and how to start
                                                                                                                                   the sale, demonstrate, handle sales objections, and close
     Conference: 1 hour per unit.                                 Associate in Arts – Marketing                                    the sale.
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area          FIRST SEMESTER                                         UNITS
of Management on a contract basis, under the direction            Business 1 Introduction to Business                        3     3   SALES MANAGEMENT                         (CSU) 3 UNITS
of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3           Bus/CAOT 31 Business English                               3         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
units may be taken for credit.                                    Bus/CAOT 82 Microcomputer Software Survey                        A course designed to provide students with an
                                                                               in the Office                                   3
485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2                                                                       understanding of the key decisions required of the sales
                                                                  Marketing 21 Principles of Marketing                        3
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                                                                              manager to establish an effective sales organization.
                                                                  Graduation Requirements and Electives                       3
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;                                                                  Total: 15
basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity
operators; how to locate materials in various content


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                                                               M
21 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING                   (CSU) 3 UNITS                  athematics                                                  EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                                In order to complete a major in Mathematics, students
                                                                              MATHEMATICS
A course designed to provide the student with a lively                                                                                  must complete a minimum of 18 units from among
and comprehensive introduction to concepts and                 FACULTY: Robert Smazenka, Chair | Leslie Foster                          the following courses. Among the 18 units must be
principles of marketing from a marketing manager                        Abdo Malki | Debby Wong | Yoon Yun                              5 units from Mathematics 266 or 267 to meet the
perspective. It outlines the problems and decisions that                                                                                major requirements.
                                                                      Mathematics Course Sequence
marketing managers encounter in selecting an attractive                                                                                 Associate in Arts – Mathematics
target market.                                                                                  105
                                                                                                                                        Eligible Courses                             Prerequisites
                                                                                           Arithmetic for
                                                                                          College Students
                                                                                                                                        Math 114* Elementary Algebra B                    Math 113
24 MARKETING PROBLEMS                          (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                        Math 115      Elementary Algebra                  Math 112
     Prerequisites: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                112                                     Math 121      Essentials of Plane Geometry        Math 125
This course is designed to permit students to do                                            Pre-Algebra
                                                                         113                                                            Math 125      Intermediate Algebra                Math 115
marketing research (library, Internet, and field research)           Elem. Algebra A
                                                                                                                                        Math 215      Principles of Mathematics I Math 121, 125
on marketing problems or opportunities of their own                                            115
                                                                                           Elem. Algebra*                               Math 227      Statistics                          Math 125
interest with the advice and guidance help and support of                                                              238
                                                                         114                                       Calculus for         Math 240      Trigonometry                  Math 121, 125
the instructor.                                                     Elem. Algebra B                              Business & Social
                                                                                                 125                Sciences I          Math 260      Pre-calculus                        Math 240
                                                                                            Intermediate
31 RETAIL MERCHANDISING                       (CSU) 3 UNITS                                    Algebra                                  Math 265      Calculus with Analytic Geometry I Math 260
                                                                                                                        227
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                           Introductory                                                 or Math 240, 245
                                                                                                                    to Statistics
Course covers the retail operation including a study of                                     120 or 121
                                                                                                                                        Math 266      Calculus with Analytic Geometry II Math 265
store location, layout, organization, merchandise buying,                                 Plane Geometry                                Math 267      Calculus with Analytic Geometry III Math 266
                                                                           245
pricing, stock planning and retail sales promotion.                  College Algebra                                                    Math 275      Ordinary Differential Equations Math 266
                                                                                                                        215
Personnel duties and responsibilities are also studied                                           240                Principles of       *Math 113 and 114 together are equivalent to Math 115
                                                                                            Trigonometry           Mathematics I
including the tasks of all personnel.                                 120 or 121
                                                                                                                                        A minimum of 60 units must be completed to earn the
                                                                    Plane Geometry                                                      Associate in Arts Degree. These are only requirements for
485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2                                    260                                     the major. Always consult a counselor for information on
                                                                                            Pre-Calculus
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                     240                                                           graduation requirements.
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;                 Trigonometry
                                                                                                265
basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity                                      Calculus with
                                                                                         Analytic Geometry I
operators; how to locate materials in various content                                                                                   100 MATH WORKSHOP                             1 UNIT RPT 3
fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how                                                                                    Corequisite: Math 113 or Math 114
                                                                                                266
to use and cite electronic sources.                                                         Calculus with
                                                                                         Analytic Geometry II
                                                                                                                                        This course provides computer-assisted instruction to
                                                                                                                                        students enrolled in elementary algebra courses in order
                                                                                                267
                                                                                                                                        to supplement and enhance their learning experience.
                                                                         270               Calculus with               275
                                                                    Linear Algebra      Analytic Geometry III   Ordinary Differential
                                                                                                                     Equations          105 ARITHMETIC FOR COLLEGE                   (NDA) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                            STUDENTS
                                                                  Please note: Students first placed by exam or by permit and               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                  all prerequisites must have a grade of “C” or better.                 A review of elementary arithmetic. Topics include whole
                                                                  *Also available Math 103: Study Workshop for Math 115.
                                                                                                                                        numbers, fractions, decimals, percent, measurements


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(including the metric system), and an introduction to         120 PLANE GEOMETRY                                   5 UNITS    solving rational equations; systems of equations;
elementary algebra.                                                Prerequisite: Math 125 or appropriate skill level          quadratic equations; applications; radicals; rational
                                                                   demonstrated through the math assessment process           exponents. Course has a computer lab component.
112 PRE-ALGEBRA                               (NDA) 3 UNITS        Lecture 5 hours
     Prerequisite: Math 105 or appropriate skill level        This course provides an introduction to formal proofs,          123C ELEMENTARY & INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA III 4 UNITS
     demonstrated through the math assessment process         logic and the study of plane figures such as triangles,               Prerequisite: Math 123B | Lecture 3 hours, lab 2 hours
     Lecture 3 hours                                          parallelograms, other polygons and circles. It also covers      Third of three modules for Math 123, covering topics
This course bridges the gap between arithmetic and            construction methods with straight-edge and compass,            from Intermediate Algebra, including operations on
algebra. Topics include a review of arithmetic and an         and computations for area and volume.                           functions; complex numbers; conic sections; logarithms
introduction to fundamental algebraic concepts.                                                                               and exponential functions. Course has a computer
                                                              121 ESSENTIALS OF PLANE GEOMETRY                      3 UNITS   lab component.
113 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA A                    (NDA) 3 UNITS         Prerequisite: Math 125 or appropriate skill level
    Prerequisite: Math 112, or appropriate skill level            demonstrated through the math assessment process            125 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA                            5 UNITS
    demonstrated through the math assessment process              Lecture 3 hours                                                  Prerequisite: Math 115 or appropriate skill level
    or by permit                                              This course covers the definitions, axioms, and theorems              demonstrated through the math assessment process
    Corequisite: Math 100 | Lecture 3 hours                   of geometry relating to angles, lines, circles, polygons,            Lecture 5 hours
Mathematics 113 and 114 together are equivalent               and polyhedra. It also provides an introduction to formal       Fundamental laws, exponents, radicals, equations
to Mathematics 115 (see course description for                proofs, logic, and construction methods with straight-edge      (linear, quadratic, and some of higher degree), systems
Mathematics 115). Credit is allowed in only one of            and compass.                                                    of equations and inequalities (linear and quadratic),
Mathematics 115, or the Mathematics 113 and 114                                                                               conics, complex numbers, functions, logarithms and
combination. Concurrent enrollment in Mathematics 113         123 ELEMENTARY & INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA                12 UNITS   binomial theorem.
and 114 is not permitted.                                          Prerequisite: Math 112| Lecture 9 hours, lab 6 hours
                                                              Course provides a combined study of elementary and              134 ACCELERATED ELEMENTARY &                         8 UNITS
114 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA B                           3 UNITS                                                                         INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA
                                                              intermediate algebra topics, fulfilling any intermediate
    Prerequisite: Math 113 or appropriate skill level                                                                              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 8 hours.
                                                              algebra requisite. Topics covered include linear
    demonstrated through the math assessment process                                                                          Provides a combined study of elementary and
                                                              and quadratic equations and inequalities, graphing,
    Corequisite: Math 100 | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                   intermediate algebra topics, fulfilling any intermediate
                                                              polynomials, factoring, radicals, conics, functions,
Mathematics 113 and 114 together are equivalent                                                                               algebra requisite. Topics covered include linear
                                                              exponential and logarithms. Course has a computer lab
to Mathematics 115 (see course description for                                                                                and quadratic equations and inequalities, graphing,
                                                              component. Course equivalent to Math 115 and 125.
Mathematics 115). Credit is allowed in only one of                                                                            polynomials, factoring, radicals, conics, functions,
Mathematics 115, or the Mathematics 113 and 114               123A ELEMENTARY & INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA I           4 UNITS      exponential and logarithms. Course equivalent to Math
combination. Concurrent enrollment in Math 113 and                 Prerequisite: Math 112| Lecture 3 hours, lab 2 hours       115 and 125.
114 is not permitted.                                         First of three modules for Math 123, covering topics
                                                                                                                              134A ACCELERATED ELEMENTARY &                       4 UNITS
                                                              from Elementary Algebra, including properties of real                INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA I
115 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA                              5 UNITS   numbers; linear equations and inequalities; polynomials;             Prerequisite: Math 112 | Lecture 4 hours.
    Prerequisite: Math 112, or appropriate skill level        factoring first- and second-degree expressions;                  First of two modules for Math 134, covering topics
    demonstrated through the math assessment process          application problems; graphing. Course has a computer           from Elementary and Intermediate Algebra, including
    or by permit | Lecture 5 hours                            lab component.                                                  properties of real numbers; linear equations and
An introduction to the concepts of algebra, including
                                                                                                                              inequalities; polynomials; exponents; factoring; graphing;
signed numbers, exponents, linear equations, graphs, and      123B ELEMENTARY & INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA II 4 UNITS
                                                                                                                              second degree equations; algebraic fractions; systems of
quadratic equations. Contains a variety of problems.              Prerequisite: Math 123A | Lecture 3 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                                                                                              equations and inequalities.
                                                              Second of three modules for Math 123, covering topics
                                                              from Elementary and Intermediate Algebra, including

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134B ACCELERATED ELEMENTARY &                       4 UNITS    238 CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS & SOCIAL (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS             265 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC                   (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
    INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA II                                        SCIENCE I                                                        GEOMETRY I
    Prerequisite: Math 134A | Lecture 4 hours.                     Prerequisite: Math 125 or appropriate skill level                Prerequisites: Math 240 and 245 or 260 or
Second of two modules for Math 134, covering topics                demonstrated through the math assessment process                 appropriate skill level demonstrated through the
from Intermediate Algebra, including roots and radicals;           Lecture 5 hours                                                  math assessment process | Lecture 5 hours
non-linear equations and inequalities; functions; complex      Course includes the following topics and their business              (CAN MATH 18; CAN MATH SEQ B: Math 265+266;
numbers; conics; logarithmic and exponential functions.        applications: polynomial, exponential and logarithmic                CAN MATH SEQ C: Math 265+266+267)
                                                               functions; differentiation and integration; integration         First course of calculus and includes functions, limits,
136 PRE-COLLEGE ALGEBRA                           3 UNITS      by parts; numerical integration; improper integrals;            derivatives and their applications, differentials, integrals
    Prerequisite: Math 134B, Math 123C | Lecture 3 hours       multivariable calculus                                          and their applications.
A bridge between Intermediate Algebra and College
Algebra/other advanced math course. Topics include             240 TRIGONOMETRY                                (CSU) 3 UNITS   266 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC                 (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
higher-degree polynomials; matrices; determinants;                  Prerequisite: Prerequisites: Math 121 and 125, or              GEOMETRY II
equations and inequalities with absolute value;                     Math 120 and 125 or appropriate skill level                    Prerequisite: Math 265 or appropriate skill level
sequences; series; binomial theorem; induction; topics              demonstrated through the math assessment process               demonstrated through the math assessment process
from geometry.                                                      Lecture 3 hours | (CAN MATH 8)                                 Lecture 5 hours | (CAN MATH 20; CAN MATH SEQ B
                                                               This course studies the trigonometric functions, including          MATH 265+266; CAN MATH SEQ C: Math 265+
215 PRINCIPLES OF MATHEMATICS I            (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS    their values, graphs, inverses, and verifying identities. It        266+267)
     Prerequisites: Math 121 and 125, or Math 120 and          also includes solving right triangles and others, radian        Second course of calculus. Includes differentiation and
     125, or appropriate skill level demonstrated through      measure and polar equations.                                    integration of transcendental functions, polar coordinates,
     the math assessment process | Lecture 3 hours                                                                             specialized methods of integration, vectors, parametric
     (CAN MATH 4)                                              245 COLLEGE ALGEBRA                        (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     equations, and infinite series.
Primarily for students who plan to teach arithmetic in             Prerequisite: Math 125 or appropriate skill level
                                                                                                                               267 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC                   (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
elementary schools. Course includes the language of                demonstrated through the math assessment process                 GEOMETRY III
sets; systems of numeration; nature of numbers and                 Lecture 3 hours | (CAN MATH 10)                                  Prerequisite: Math 266 or appropriate skill level
fundamental operations; number theory; functions and           The properties of real numbers, relations, functions                 demonstrated through the math assessment process
the field of real numbers.                                      and their graphs, matrices and determinants,                         Lecture 5 hours | (CAN MATH 22; CAN MATH SEQ C:
                                                               complex numbers, theory of equations, permutations,                  Math 265+266+267)
227 STATISTICS                              (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS   combinations, and probability.                                  Third course of calculus, includes solid analytic
     Prerequisite: Math 125 or appropriate skill level
                                                                                                                               geometry, partial differentiation, multiple integration,
     demonstrated through the math assessment process          260 PRE-CALCULUS                             (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
                                                                                                                               vector analysis, infinite series, and an introduction to
     Lecture 4 hours | (CAN STAT 2)                                 Prerequisite: Math 240 or appropriate skill level
                                                                                                                               differential equations.
Course includes the following topics: graphical                     demonstrated through the math assessment process
techniques; probability and probability distributions;              Lecture 5 hours | (CAN MATH 16)                            270 LINEAR ALGEBRA                          (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
sampling; estimation; correlations; regression; hypotheses     This course consists of topics essential for a                      Prerequisite: Math 266, or appropriate skill level
testing; categorical data. Emphasis is on data analysis        comprehensive background for the calculus sequence.                 demonstrated through the math assessment process
and interpretation, using sample data to extrapolate           Topics include functional analysis, analytic geometry,              Lecture 3 hours | (CAN MATH 26)
population characteristics.                                    theory of equations, induction, sequences and series,           This course covers vector spaces, linear transformation,
                                                               trigonometry and polar coordinates.                             matrices, matrix algebra, determinants, eigen vectors and
                                                                                                                               eigen values.

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275 ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL                   (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     20 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY                        (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS   FOUNDATION BLOCK II
     EQUATIONS                                                        Prerequisites: Biology 3 and Chem 51 or Chem 65              (ADVANCED GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR MULTIMEDIA)
     Prerequisite: Math 266 or appropriate skill level                or Chem 101 | Advisory: English 28 or ESL 8                  Required Courses                               UNITS
     demonstrated through the math assessment process                 Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours                                 Art 300      Introduction to Painting                3
     Lecture 3 hours | (CAN MATH 24)                             This course examines microbiological principles related to        Multimedia 200 Digital Imaging                       3
Standard techniques of separation of variables,                  the morphology, metabolism and genetics of bacteria and           Multimedia 220 Illustration for Multimedia           3
exactness, and substitution are covered. Homogeneous             distinguishing characteristics of viruses, protozoa, fungi,       Multimedia 240 Graphic Design for Multimedia         3
linear equations with constant coefficients are covered           and multicellular parasites, with applications to human           Multimedia 340 Vector Graphics                       3
completely. Extension to non-homogeneous equations               disease. It is intended principally for allied health majors      Art 638      Computer-Aided Art Laboratory           1
is developed using the method of undetermined                    with 3 hours of lab each week.                                                                                 Total: 16
coefficients and Laplace Transforms. Systems of linear
equations are also discussed. Solution by infinite series is


                                                                  M
                                                                                                                                   Areas of Concentration for
used to treat variable coefficient linear equations.                         ultimedia Studies                                      Multimedia Studies - A.A. Degree
                                                                              ARTS, HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION                    Students may choose any or all of the following areas of
285 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 2 UNITS
                                                                 FACULTY: Leslie Milke, Chair | Curtis Stage, Vice Chair           concentration after completing the Foundation Blocks I
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
                                                                                                                                   and II.
of Mathematics on a contract basis, under the direction of
                                                                                                                                   DESIGN FOR ANIMATION & INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA
a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
                                                                                                                                   Required Courses
may be taken for credit.
                                                                 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                              Art 202       Drawing II                                 3
                                                                                                                                   or Art 204    Life Drawing I
385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS     Associate in Arts Degree                                          Multimd 300 Design for 3-D Computer Applications         3
    Conference: 1 hour per unit                                  Students who complete Foundation Blocks I and II,
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area                                                                           Multimd 310 Computer Applications for
                                                                 one Area of Concentration and the General Education                             Interactive Multimedia                     3
of Mathematics on a contract basis, under the direction of       Requirements under Plan B will earn an Associate in               Multimd 320 Web Design                                   3
a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units       Arts Degree in Multimedia. Consult the Graduation                 Multimd 400 Introduction to Experimental Animation 3
may be taken for credit.                                         Requirements section of this catalog for the additional           Multimd 500 Multimedia Laboratory                        1
                                                                 requirements. It is highly recommended that students                                                               Total: 16


 M         icrobiology                                           interested in a career in Multimedia prepare for                  DIGITAL VIDEO
             LIFE SCIENCES                                       transferring to a four-year university or art school. Please      Required Courses
                                                                 contact the Transfer Center for requirements. Students            Multimd 600 Story, Script and Screen                     3
FACULTY: J. Michael Reynolds, Chair | Angela Echeverri           who complete one of the Areas of Concentration will earn          Multimd 610 Introduction to Digital Video Production 3
                                                                 an A.A. Degree with an emphasis in that area.                     Multimd 620 Digital Audio                                3
1    INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY                (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
                                                                 FOUNDATION BLOCK I                                                Multimd 630 Digital Video Production
     Prerequisites: Biology 3 and Chem 51 or Chem 65
                                                                 (INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR MULTIMEDIA)                                 Footage Acquisition                        3
     or Chem 101 | Advisory: English 28 or ESL 8
                                                                 Required Courses                                        UNITS     Multimd 640 Digital Video Production Digital Editing     3
     Lecture 3 hours, lab 6 hours | (CAN BIOL 14)
                                                                 Art 501         Beginning Two-Dimensional Design              3   Multimd 500 Multimedia Laboratory                        1
This course examines microbiological principles related to
                                                                 Art 201         Drawing I                                     3                                                    Total: 16
the morphology, metabolism and genetics of bacteria and
                                                                 Art 502         Beginning Three-Dimensional Design            3
distinguishing characteristics of viruses, protozoa, fungi,
                                                                 Multimedia 100 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
and multicellular parasites, with applications to human
                                                                 Multimedia 110 Visual Communication                           3
disease. It is intended principally for both allied health
                                                                 Art 638         Computer-Aided Art Laboratory                 1
majors and biology majors with 6 hours of lab each week.
                                                                                                                       Total: 16


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CURRENT TOPICS IN MULTIMEDIA                                  Areas of Concentration for Multimedia Studies Certificate      Skill Certificate
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES (Capstone Courses)                      Students may choose any or all of the following areas         Students will receive a Skill Certificate for the successful
Students may choose any or all individual elective courses.   of concentration after completing the Foundation Blocks       completion of any of the following 16 unit programs. For
COURSES OFFERED                                      UNITS    I and II. General Education courses are not required          additional information, consult a counselor or a faculty
Multimd 401 Current Topics in Experimental Animation 3        for certificates.                                              member in Multimedia.
Multimd 402 Animation Workshop                            3   Area of Concentration I:                                      FOUNDATION BLOCK I
Multimd 411 Current Topics in 3D Animation                3   DESIGN FOR ANIMATION & INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA                 INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR
Multimd 430 Computer Applications for 3D Animation 3          Required Courses                                    UNITS     MULTIMEDIA
Multimd 700 Web Animation                                 3   Art 202          Drawing II                               3   Required Courses                                      UNITS
Multimd 800 Current Topics in Applied Multimedia          3   or Art 204       Life Drawing I                               Art 201        Drawing I                                    3
                                                              Multimd 300 Design for 3-D Computer Applications          3   Art 501        Beginning Two-Dimensional Design             3
                                                              Multimd 310 Computer Applications for
Certification of Completion                                                     Interactive Multimedia                   3
                                                                                                                            Art 502        Beginning Three-Dimensional Design           3
There are two Certificates of Completion available in                                                                        Multimd 100 Introduction to Computer Applications           3
                                                              Multimd 320 Web Design                                    3
Multimedia Studies. Students will earn a Certificate after                                                                   Multimd 110 Visual Communication                            3
                                                              Multimd 400 Introduction to Experimental Animation 3
successfully completing both Foundation Blocks I and II,                                                                    Art 638        Computer-Aided Art Laboratory                1
                                                              Multimd 500 Multimedia Laboratory                         1
and one of the following Areas of Concentration.                                                                                                                                Total: 16
                                                                                                                Total: 16
DESIGN FOR ANIMATION & INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA                                                                               FOUNDATION BLOCK II
                                                              Area of Concentration II:
FOUNDATION BLOCK I                                                                                                          ADVANCED GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR MULTIMEDIA
                                                              DIGITAL VIDEO FOR MULTIMEDIA
Required Courses                                                                                                            Required Courses
                                                              Required Courses
Art 201        Drawing I                                  3                                                                 Art 300        Introduction to Painting                     3
                                                              Multimd 600 Story, Script & Screen                        3
Art 501        Beginning Two-Dimensional Design           3                                                                 Multimd 200 Digital Imaging                                 3
                                                              Multimd 610 Introduction to Digital Video                 3
Art 502        Beginning Three-Dimensional Designs        3                                                                 Multimd 220 Illustration for Multimedia                     3
                                                              Multimd 620 Audio for Digital Video                       3
Multimd 100 Introduction to Computer Applications         3                                                                 Multimd 240 Graphic Design for Multimedia                   3
                                                              Multimd 630 Digital Video Production:
Multimd 110 Visual Communication                          3                                                                 Multimd 340 Vector Graphics                                 3
                                                                               Footage Acquisition                      3
Art 638        Computer-Aided Art Laboratory              1                                                                 Art 638        Computer-Aided Art Laboratory                1
                                                              Multimd 640 Digital Video Production: Digital Editing 3
                                                  Total: 16                                                                                                                     Total: 16
                                                              Multimd 500 Multimedia Laboratory                         1
FOUNDATION BLOCK II                                                                                                         DESIGN FOR ANIMATION & INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA
                                                                                                                Total: 16
Required Courses                                                                                                            Required Courses
Multimd 220 Illustration for Multimedia                   3                                                                 Art 202        Drawing II                                   3
Multimd 230 Visual Communication for Multimedia           3                                                                 or Art 204     Life Drawing I
Multimd 240 Graphic Design for Multimedia                 3                                                                 Multimd 300 Design for 3-D Computer Applications            3
Multimd 200 Digital Imaging                               3                                                                 Multimd 310 Computer Applications for
Multimd 210 Digital Editing                               3                                                                                Interactive Multimedia                       3
Art 638        Computer-Aided Art Laboratory              1                                                                 Multimd 320 Web Design                                      3
                                                  Total: 16                                                                 Multimd 400 Introduction to Experimental Animation 3
                                                                                                                            Art 638        Computer-Aided Art Laboratory                1
                                                                                                                                                                                Total: 16




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100 INTRODUCTION TO MULTIMEDIA                (CSU) 3 UNITS      240 GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR MULTIMEDIA              (CSU) 3 UNITS     400 INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL              (CSU) 3 UNITS
    COMPUTER APPLICATIONS                                            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                ANIMATION
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours            This is an introductory course in graphic design for                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
This course develops the skills necessary to digitally           multimedia. Topics include composition for digital layouts,      This course introduces the student to the basic principles
manipulate graphic images and text in industry standard          typography and image-text relationships. Emphasis is             of experimental animation. Emphasis is placed on the
multimedia computer applications. Emphasis is placed             placed on the application of the principles of design to         techniques, tools, and resources required to create a wide
on mastering basic computer skills while applying design         professional presentations in graphic design.                    range of animated projects.
principles to finished projects.
                                                                 300 DESIGN FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL              (CSU) 3 UNITS      402 ANIMATION WORKSHOP                    (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
110 VISUAL COMMUNICATION                        (CSU) 3 UNITS         COMPUTER APPLICATIONS                                            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours           This is an introduction to the principles and practices of
This is a fundamental course on the nature of visual             This course provides the student with the skills needed          animation. Topics include character and object design,
communication. Emphasis is placed on historical,                 to create computer-generated 3D images using selected            storyboards and animatics for traditional and non-
philosophical, theoretical, cultural and practical aspects of    modeling and rendering software.                                 traditional animation.
art, design, and multimedia.
                                                                 310 INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA                       (CSU) 3 UNITS   410 PRINCIPLES OF 3-D ANIMATION               (CSU) 3 UNITS
200 DIGITAL IMAGING                             (CSU) 3 UNITS         Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours           This course covers the use of multimedia computer                This course introduces the student to the basic principles
This is a fundamental course in digital imaging. Emphasis        applications to create interactive projects for the web and      of 3-D animation. Emphasis is placed on the application
is placed on techniques used in computer manipulation            CD-ROM. Emphasis is placed on the application of the             of the principles of design to completed projects.
of photographs, digital capture, color theory, lighting, the     principles of design to final projects. Projects range from
printing process, and presentation.                              interactive games to web-based portfolios.                       430 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR                  (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                      3-D ANIMATION
210 DIGITAL EDITING                             (CSU) 3 UNITS    320 WEB DESIGN                                  (CSU) 3 UNITS        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours            This course introduces the student to computer
This course introduces the student to computer                   This is a fundamental course in the application of the           applications for 3-D animation. Emphasis is placed on
applications for the digital editing of video and sound.         principles of design to building Web sites. Students use         the application of the principles of design to completed
Emphasis is placed on non-linear post-production tools.          multiple software applications to prepare graphics and           projects. Students learn industry standard software for
                                                                 design a consistent visual interface for Internet sites.         creating sophisticated 3-D animations.
220 ILLUSTRATION FOR MULTIMEDIA                  (CSU) 3 UNITS
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours           340 VECTOR GRAPHICS                            (CSU) 3 UNITS     440 GAME DESIGN                          (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
This introductory course is in illustration for multimedia.          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
Topics include storyboards, sequential sketching, and            This is a course in vector graphics for multimedia, using        This is an introductory course in current techniques for
selected illustration techniques for the communication of        multimedia computer applications to produce full-color           electronic game design. Topics include creating graphic
original ideas.                                                  vector illustrations. Students will examine the role of          interfaces for games, the depiction of motion and the
                                                                 vector graphics in various multimedia applications, such         development of graphic components for games.
230 VISUAL COMMUNICATION FOR                  (CSU) 3 UNITS      as game design and animation.
     MULTIMEDIA                                                                                                                   500 MULTIMEDIA LABORATORY                       (CSU) 1 UNIT
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours                                                                                Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
This course examines visual communication as it is                                                                                This laboratory course is designed to reinforce lectures
affected by recent trends in multimedia. Students create                                                                          presented in multimedia classes. Emphasis is placed
original projects that they must examine in the context of                                                                        in applying design principles to projects using selected
multimedia development.                                                                                                           computer applications.


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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
600 STORY & SCRIPT SCREEN                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3   and accessing source footage. Students create digital         321 ELEMENTARY PIANO I                     (UC:CSU) 2 UNITS
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       video projects in various film genres, from documentary            (CAN MUS 22)
Story, Script and Screen is a fundamental course on             to narrative, in coordination with Multimedia 630, the            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours
creative writing and scripting basics. The course structure     digital video production course for footage acquisition.      This course provides instruction from the level of the
includes lectures; short and feature film screenings;                                                                          complete beginner. Acquisition of basic skills and
writing assignments; in-class group discussion                  700 WEB ANIMATION                       (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3   techniques in piano playing is stressed. Terminology and
and critique.                                                       Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours         performance methods as related to the music studied
                                                                This is a fundamental course in creating animation.           are covered.
610 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL              (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3    Students will develop vector and bitmap images for
     VIDEO PRODUCTION                                           use in interactive and stand-alone animations. Many           322 ELEMENTARY PIANO II                   (UC:CSU) 2 UNITS
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours          current popular television cartoons stem from web-                 Prerequisite: Music 321 | (CAN MUS 24)
This is an introductory course emphasizing the technical        based animations.                                                  Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours
and creative aspects of digital video production and                                                                          Course covers music reading, choral playing, introduction
editing. Professional techniques in production and              800 CURRENT TOPICS IN APPLIED           (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3   to the use of pedals, transposition, and more involved
post-production are stressed. Students work on several              MULTIMEDIA
                                                                                                                              works than previous semester.
small video projects to develop a personal style in                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
digital filmmaking.                                              This course introduces the student to current trends in       323 ELEMENTARY PIANO III                      (UC:CSU) 2 UNIT
                                                                applied multimedia. Topics include new technologies,               Prerequisite: Music 322 | Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours
620 DIGITAL AUDIO                        (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3    current research, troubleshooting and future directions in    Instruction continues at the level of the third semester
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours           multimedia applications.                                      of keyboard playing. Beginning piano repertoire by
This is an introductory course in audio that equips                                                                           keyboard composer of the Baroque, Classic, Romantic


                                                                M
students with digital audio production and editing skills.
Students work with digital equipment to capture mix, and
                                                                           usic                                               and Contemporary periods. Continued studies in
                                                                           ARTS, HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION                  keyboard techniques.
compose audio.
                                                                FACULTY: Leslie Milke, Chair | Dudley Foster                  324 ELEMENTARY PIANO IV                    (UC:CSU) 2 UNITS
630 DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCTION:            (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3                                                                      Prerequisite: Music 323 | Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours
     FOOTAGE ACQUISITION                                        101 FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSIC                  (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   Further study of technique and interpretation of works
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                      from all periods of the level of the Bach 2-part invention
This course presents advanced production techniques             A course for students who wish to study the basic             or Chopin preludes.
for capturing footage to be applied to digital film projects     rudiments of musical notation, scales, keys, intervals,
for Multimedia 630 and 640 simultaneously. Students             rhythms, ear-training and sight reading, and introduction     341 INTERMEDIATE PIANO                 (UC:CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
will progress through the entire production process for         to basic harmonization.                                            Prerequisite: Music 324 | Lecture 1 hour, lab 2 hours
digital video filmmaking. Projects span film genres from                                                                        For those having two or more years of piano study.
documentary to narrative.                                       111 MUSIC APPRECIATION I                 (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     Standard repertoire of all periods, with assignments
                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                      appropriate to level of proficiency. Technical studies of
640 DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCTION:             (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3   Course is an introduction to musical masterpieces
     DIGITAL EDITING                                                                                                          Czerny, Bergmuller, et al. All scales and arpeggios.
                                                                designed as a general course to develop an
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
                                                                understanding of music heard in the concert hall and via      185 DIRECTED STUDY                       (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
This course presents principles of digital filmmaking
                                                                the media.                                                    Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
editing and the techniques of non-linear editing, digitizing
                                                                                                                              of Music on a contract basis, under the direction of a


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supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units                ersonal Development/                                     22 THE TRANSFER PROCESS                          (CSU) 1 UNIT
may be taken for credit.                                                                                                              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour
                                                                        Counseling                                               This course covers the community college transfer
285 DIRECTED STUDY                                  2 UNITS         COUNSELING                                                   process including college/university selection, admission,
    Conference: 1 hour per unit.                                                                                                 and application procedures for public and private
                                                                FACULTY: Suzanne Ritcheson, Chair | Joanne Kalter-Flink
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area                                                                         institutions of higher education. Research utilizing the
                                                                         Michong Park | Jose Luis Ramirez (EOPS)
of Music on a contract basis, under the direction of a                                                                           internet will be included.
                                                                         Suzanne Ritcheson | Sonia Soto-Bair
supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
may be taken for credit.                                        4     CAREER PLANNING                            (CSU) 1 UNIT    40    COLLEGE SUCCESS SEMINAR                  (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours                            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3                                                                    This course will explore issues related to higher education
                                                                      Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area                                                                         that impact student success. Topics will include an
                                                                Designed to assist students in choosing a major or
of Music on a contract basis, under the direction of a                                                                           overview of academic success skills, value and purpose of
                                                                vocational choice. Students will explore their interests,
supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units                                                                         higher education, college policies and procedures, ethics
                                                                skills, and values through the use of career and vocational
may be taken for credit.                                                                                                         and responsibility, educational strategies and planning,
                                                                assessments. Students will access information regarding
                                                                occupational characteristics, employment trends and labor        interpersonal communication, career development and


 O       ceanography                                            market updates.                                                  self-assessment techniques.
          PHYSICAL SCIENCES
                                                                6    COLLEGE & CAREER PLANNING                    (CSU) 1 UNIT   105 COLLEGIATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE           0.5 UNIT RPT 1
DEPARTMENT CHAIR: Said Pazirandeh                                    FOR THE HANDICAPPED                                             RESEARCH & PROCESS
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour                             Prerequisite: None
1    INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS              Introduces the disabled to the world of work. Includes           Collegiate financial assistance research, process,
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       discussions of disabilities in relation to educational and       and policies are covered. Internet resources are to
An introduction to Oceanography. Topics include the             vocational goals, job preference survey, career choice           be included.
formation of the evolution of the sea floor, islands,            research, locating and applying for jobs, resume writing,
coastlines, properties of seawater, motions of the sea          interviewing and on-the-job communication skills.                106 COLLEGE: THE LEARNING COMMUNITY (CSU) 3 UNITS
(waves, tides and currents) and marine life. Specific                                                                                  Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 1 hour
reference is made to the Southern California coast.             17 COLLEGE SURVIVAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (CSU) 1 UNIT              Course assists in the transition to higher education,
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 1 hour                         includes discussion of intellectual pursuit and integrity,
                                                                     Note: Class graded credit/no-credit.                        college policies, services and resources with web
Office Administration                                            This course covers a variety of academic survival skills         exploration and skills necessary to function in an
See Computer Applications & Office Technologies.                 including familiarization with college support services,         information society.
                                                                time management, memory, reading, note-taking,
                                                                testing techniques, and stress reduction. Included will be
                                                                identifying different learning, educational, and decision-
                                                                making styles.




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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions

 P      hilosophy
                                                                                                                                    P      hotography
                                                                5    CRITICAL THINKING &                       (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                     COMPOSITION
         SOCIAL SCIENCES                                             Prerequisite: English 101 | Lecture 3 hours                             BUSINESS & LAW

FACULTY: Myriam Mekelburg, Chair | Mark Pursley                 This course develops the critical thinking skills necessary        FACULTY: Leslie Milke, Chair | Harlan Goldberg
                                                                for evaluating and formulating argumentative essays, and
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM                                             practice in applying these skills. Critical writing is the focus   Note: UC has a limit on the number of units allowable for
                                                                of this course.                                                    transfer. Please consult with an LAMC counselor and the
The following list of courses satisfies the requirements for
                                                                                                                                   appropriate UC program advisor for information.
a major in philosophy, as well as the university transfer
                                                                6    LOGIC IN PRACTICE                          (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
requirements. Philosophy is the attempt to develop an                                                                              9   INTRODUCTION TO CAMERAS                  (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN PHIL 6)              & COMPOSITION
understanding of man’s nature, including his views of
                                                                Introduces skills of argument identification and evaluation.            Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
reality, religious aspirations, morality, and his concepts
                                                                Students will learn to classify arguments as inductive             Course covers basic information in the use of cameras,
of truth and the good society. It also aims at developing
                                                                or deductive and acquire techniques for recognizing                lenses, film and exposure to produce good photographs.
the values of open-mindedness, tolerance of a wide
                                                                valid deductive and strong inductive reasoning. Stresses
variety of viewpoints and logical thinking. Always consult a
                                                                the application of critical thinking skills to social and          10 BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
counselor for information on graduation requirements.
                                                                political discourse.                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours
Associate in Arts – Philosophy                                                                                                          Supplies: Students must provide own 35-mm
Required Courses                                      UNITS     20 ETHICS                                  (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS             camera, film paper; or digital camera (not a cell
Philos 1      Introduction to Philosophy I                3          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN PHIL 4)                phone camera) and an editing program preferable.
Philos 6      Logic in Practice                           3     Surveys the language of moral discourse (metaethics),                   (CAN ART 18)
Philos 20     Ethics                                      3     different ways of deciding right and wrong (ethical                     This introductory course is for students without
Philos 33     Comparative Survey of World Religions 3           theories), and the effort to reach acceptable                      photographic training. Basic camera and photo laboratory
Select two (2) courses:                                   6     judgments on both individual and social moral issues               techniques, and digital imagery are studied to enable
Anthro 102 Human Ways of Life: Cultural Anthropology            (practical ethics).                                                students to communicate through photographic
History 1     Introduction to Western Civilization I                                                                               statements.
History 2     Introduction to Western Civilization II           21 PHILOSOPHY OF ART                        (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Human 31 People in Contemporary Society                             Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                           11 ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY               (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 2
                                                  Total: 18     This course is a survey of major philosophical theories                Prerequisite: Photo 10 or permission of instructor
                                                                concerning the nature of art. Disciplines such as painting,            Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours
A minimum of 60 units must be completed to earn the             music, literature and film will be considered in connection         Provides theory and practice of contemporary use of the
Associate in Arts Degree. These are only the requirements       with the theories presented.                                       camera; training in projection control; includes 4x5 use,
for the major. Consult Graduation Requirements section                                                                             zone system, digital photography and special effects
                                                                33 COMPARATIVE SURVEY OF                     (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
for additional requirements.                                         WORLD RELIGIONS                                               procedures with an emphasis on creative thinking and
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          idea preparation and execution.
1     INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY             (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                An historical overview of the principal religious traditions
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN PHIL 2)
                                                                of the world, concentrating on Hinduism and Buddhism,
Course is a survey of the fundamental questions about
                                                                Confucianism and Daoism, Judaism, Christianity, and
self, society, and universe. Primary focus is on theories of
                                                                Islam. Considers origins, principal beliefs and practices,
reality, theories of knowledge, philosophy of religion, and
                                                                and contemporary issues.
philosophy of death.

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                                                                  P      hysical Education
12 ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHIC                   (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 2                                                                     TEAM SPORTS                              (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 3
    TECHNIQUES                                                                                                                          Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
    Prerequisite: Photo 11 or permission of instructor                    ARTS, HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION
                                                                                                                                   Beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels offered for
    Lecture 2 hours, lab 6 hours                                 FACULTY: Leslie Milke, Chair | Vice Chair, Cindy Cooper           all courses listed below, but all levels may not be taught
Offers a study of advanced photographic techniques                        John Klitsner                                            each semester.
theory, chemicals and formulas necessary to the                                                                                    301       BASEBALL SKILLS
creative photographer. Includes special effects, such as         91 THEORY & APPLICATION OF AEROBICS (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                     & CONDITIONING                                                313       SOCCER SKILLS
solarization, texture screens, controls of lighting, infrared
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 2 hours
photography, digital photography, etc.                                                                                             INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTS                  (UC:CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 1
                                                                 Course covers the scope of practice of the group
                                                                                                                                        Prerequisite: Eligibility as required by the California
47 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERIZED                (CSU) 3 UNITS     exercise instructor, what such instructors are required
                                                                                                                                        State Athletic Code, consent of the coach, physical
     DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY                                         to do and what knowledge they need to do their job.
                                                                                                                                        exam required.
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours           Course is designed to prepare students to work in the
                                                                                                                                   Intercollegiate sport activity requiring a minimum of 10
This course is an introduction to digital image processing.      fitness industry.
                                                                                                                                   hours during the sport season.
Adobe Photoshop software will be used. Topics will
                                                                 96 COMBINED ACTIVITIES                     (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT RPT3   503        INTERCOLLEGIATE BASEBALL
include tools selection, processes channels, layers, filters,
                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                             511        INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER
sharpening, unsharp mask, despeckle, modes, filters, type
effects, levels, curves, ethics.                                 Principles, techniques and practices used in sports
                                                                                                                                   212 TENNIS                                             1 UNIT
                                                                 activities, rhythmic activities, aquatics, gymnastics and
                                                                                                                                        Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
                                                                 other conditioning activities as directed in this course.
                                                                                                                                   Course intended for all skill levels. It covers fundamental
                                                                 102 SWIMMING SKILLS                                  1 UNIT       tennis skills and a basic understanding of the game, rules,
                                                                 This course is designed to include all levels of swimmers.        scoring, and strategies are included. Singles and doubles
                                                                 Fundamental swimming skills will be developed and                 play will allow students to participate in various kinds of
                                                                 expanded upon. Water orientation, safety, poolside                game play.
                                                                 etiquette and components of fitness are included.
                                                                                                                                   259 GOLF SKILLS                                   1 UNIT
                                                                 INDIVIDUAL & DUAL ACTIVITIES             (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 3         Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 hours
                                                                      Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                             The basic fundamentals of golf as well as some
                                                                 Beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels offered for          intermediate and advanced strategies and techniques for
                                                                 all courses listed below, but all levels may not be taught        those who are past the novice stage are addressed. The
                                                                 each semester.                                                    class covers element of the game, such as the physical,
                                                                 212       TENNIS                                                  mental and social aspects.
                                                                 259       GOLF SKILLS (3 hours)
                                                                                                                                   268 BOWLING                                         1 UNIT
                                                                 289       BOWLING
                                                                                                                                   Class addresses the basics of bowling as well as some
                                                                 295       ADAPTIVE ACTIVITIES
                                                                                                                                   intermediate and advanced strategies and techniques
                                                                 666       BODY CONDITIONING (3 hours)
                                                                                                                                   for those who are past the novice stage. Provides an
                                                                 690       WEIGHT TRAINING
                                                                                                                                   understanding of the elements in the game, such as
                                                                                                                                   physical, psychological, philosophical and social.




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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
289 BOWLING SKILLS                                    1 UNIT     511 INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER              (UC:CSU) 2 UNIT RPT 1   stepping skills in rhythm with music. Stepping is primarily
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                 Prerequisite: None                                         a low impact aerobic exercise. Activity includes muscle
This course provides instruction on the basic skills and         This course offers advanced instruction in the                  conditioning and flexibility exercises.
rules of bowling. It addresses bowling etiquette, playing        fundamental skills and techniques of soccer and the
                                                                                                                                 675 KARATE                                           1 UNIT
procedures and lifetime fitness components. Additional            opportunity for practical application in intercollegiate
                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: None
lab fee which includes shoes, ball, and game play.               competition. You must be enrolled in at least 12
                                                                                                                                 Introduces students to the fundamental aspects of karate
                                                                 UNITS each semester and maintain at least a C grade
295 ADAPTED ACTIVITIES                                  1 UNIT                                                                   including basic kicking, punching, blocking, and grappling
                                                                 point average.
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                                                                            techniques. Through active participation, students will
Adaptive activities for students with disabilities. Beginning,   552 ATHLETICS PRE-SEASON               (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 4    improve in the basic five components of fitness: cardio
intermediate and advanced levels offered. All levels                  CONDITIONING                                               respiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular
may not be taught each semester. Includes modified                     Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 hours                           endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
postural and static contraction exercises; adaptive games;       This course is designed to improve and maintain the
                                                                 fitness condition of the athlete in preparation for the          690 WEIGHT TRAINING                                1 UNIT
modified aerobic and rhythmic activities; and prescribed
                                                                 competitive season of play. It encompasses the mental                Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
individual exercises.
                                                                 aspects of sport performance, sport regulation and              Weight Training and Conditioning includes progressive
301 BASEBALL SKILLS                                  1 UNIT      eligibility standards.                                          resistance exercises. There is an emphasis on the
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                                                                                            knowledge, understanding and values of building
Course will focus on developing fundamental skills,              590 PILATES MAT                                        1 UNIT   muscle strength and endurance. Students will develop
strategies, knowledge of the rules and history of baseball.           Prerequisite: None                                         their own physical fitness program based upon sound
An opportunity for teamwork experience and game play             Introductory techniques based on the Pilates concepts           physiological principles.
will be provided. Open to all ability levels.                    are used; concentration, control, center, fluidity, precision
                                                                 and breath. It is designed to improve flexibility while          696 YOGA                                             1 UNIT
313 SOCCER SKILLS                                   1 UNIT       developing muscular strength and muscular endurance                 Prerequisite: None
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                            in the core muscles: abdominal area, lower back, hips,          Designed to introduce students to the fundamental
Course will focus on developing fundamental skills,              and buttocks.                                                   aspects of yoga, such as postures, breathing, stretching
strategies, knowledge of the game and its rules while                                                                            and relaxation techniques. Through active participation
providing an opportunity for teamwork experience and             646 ADAPTED CARDIOVASCULAR           (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 3      students will decrease stress and improve mental well-
                                                                     FITNESS                                                     being and improve overall fitness.
game play. Open to all ability levels.
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lab 3 hours
                                                                 This course is designed to meet the needs of students           742 CARDIO KICKBOXING                      (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT
503 INTERCOLLEGIATE BASEBALL             (UC:CSU) 2 UNIT RPT 1
                                                                 with disabilities who can benefit from individualized                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 0.5 hours, lab 2.5 hours
      Prerequisite: None
                                                                 cardiovascular endurance through the use of bicycle             A non-contact aerobic activity course designed to use
Course offers advanced instruction on the fundamental
                                                                 ergometers, treadmills, etc.                                    basic kicking and punching techniques to improve overall
skills and techniques of baseball and the opportunity for
                                                                                                                                 fitness including: cardio respiratory endurance, muscular
practical application in intercollegiate competition.
                                                                 673 STEPS AEROBICS                                  1 UNIT      strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
                                                                     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 0.5 hours, lab 2.5 hours       Weights, steps, and calisthetic exercises may also
                                                                 This course is designed to improve cardiovascular fitness        be utilized.
                                                                 and strengthen select muscle groups by performing



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P       hysical Science
                                                                                                                               P      hysiology
                                                               14 PHYSICAL SCIENCE LABORATORY               (UC:CSU) 1 UNIT
                                                                    Prerequisite: None
        PHYSICAL SCIENCES                                                                                                             LIFE SCIENCES
                                                                    Corequisite: Physical Science I (lecture) | Lab 2 hours
FACULTY: Said Pazirandeh, Chair | Richard Rains                Laboratory experiments and a limited number of                 FACULTY: J. Michael Reynolds, Chair | Mohamed Elkerdany
                                                               demonstrations will be performed that will allow students
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM                                                                                                           1   INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN                     (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS
                                                               to visualize and apply basic concepts in physics and               PHYSIOLOGY
This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity          chemistry. Students will acquire basic problem-solving             Prerequisite: Biology 3 and Anatomy 1
for the student to complete an undergraduate major in          and laboratory skills.                                             Advisories: English 28 or ESL 8 and Chem 51 or
Physical Science.
                                                                                                                                  Chem 65 or Chem 101| Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours
Associate in Arts – Physical Science
                                                               P       hysics                                                     (CAN BIOL12; CAN BIOL SEQ B: Anatomy 1+
Required Courses                                     UNITS             PHYSICAL SCIENCES                                          Physiology 1)
Astron 1       Elementary Astronomy                       3                                                                   This course examines the function of the following
Astron 5       Fundamentals of Astronomy Laboratory 1          FACULTY: Said Pazirandeh, Chair | Richard Rains                human systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular,
Biology 3      Introduction to Biology                    4                                                                   nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary,
                                                               6    GENERAL PHYSICS I                     (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS
Chem 51        Fundamentals of Chemistry I              4-5                                                                   endocrine, lymphatic, and reproductive. Labs include
                                                                    Prerequisite: Math 125 | Advisory: Math 240
or Chem 65 Introductory General Chemistry                                                                                     many hands-on and computer-assisted applications.
                                                                    Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours
Math 260       Pre Calculus                               5
                                                                    (CAN PHYS 2; CAN PHYS SEQ A: Physics 6 + 7)


                                                                                                                               P
or Math 265 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
                                                               An introductory course in physics covering mechanics and               olitical Science
or Math 266 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
                                                               solids, heat and sound. This course is designed for the                SOCIAL SCIENCES
or Math 267 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III
                                                               health science majors (Environmental and Occupational
Physics 6      General Physics I                          4                                                                   FACULTY: Myriam Mekelburg, Chair | Charles Dirks
                                                               Health, Physical Therapy, Radiologic Technology), Pre-
                                               Total: 21-22
                                                               medical, Pre-dental, Pre-optometry, Pre-pharmacy, and
ELECTIVES:                                                                                                                    EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
                                                               Geology majors.
Chem 101       General Chemistry I                                                                                            This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity
Chem 102 General Chemistry II                                                                                                 for the student to complete an undergraduate major in
                                                               7   GENERAL PHYSICS II                      (UC:CSU) 4 UNITS
Env Sci 2      The Human Environment:                                                                                         Political Science.
                                                                   Prerequisite: Physics 6 | Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours
               Biological Processes
Physics 7      General Physics II
                                                                   (CAN PHYS 4; CAN PHYS SEQ A: Physics 6 + 7)                Associate in Arts – Political Science
                                                               This course is a continuation of Physics 6, covering           Required Courses                                      UNITS
A minimum of 60 units must be completed to earn the
                                                               electricity and magnetism, light and modern physics.           PolSci 1      The Government of the United States          3
Associate in Arts Degree. These are only the requirements
                                                               The course is designed for the health science majors           PolSci 2      Modern World Governments                     3
for the major. Always consult a counselor for information
                                                               (Environmental and occupational Health, Physical               PolSci 5      The History of Western Political Thought 3
on graduation requirements and transfer.
                                                               Therapy, Radiologic Technology), Pre-medical, Pre-dental,      PolSci 7      Contemporary World Affairs                   3
1   PHYSICAL SCIENCE                        (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   Pre-optometry, Pre-pharmacy, and Geology majors.               History 11    Political & Social History of the US I       3
    Prerequisite: None | Advisory: Math 115                                                                                   or History 12 Political & Social History of the US II
    Lecture 3 hours                                                                                                           History 1     Introductfion to Western Civilization I       3
Course is designed for non-science majors. It meets the                                                                       or History 2 Introduction to Western Civilization II
General Education requirements for Natural Sciences.                                                                          PolSci 8      The Modern Far East                          3
This survey course covers the general principles of any                                                                       or PolSci 9   Government & Politics in Africa
three of the following subject areas: astronomy, chemistry,                                                                                                                      Total: 21
geology and physics.



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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
RECOMMENDED                                                       7    CONTEMPORARY WORLD               (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 1    185 DIRECTED STUDIES                       (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
Anthro 102 Human Ways of Life: Cultural Anthropology                   AFFAIRS                                                    Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen
Soc 1          Introduction to Sociology                               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       area of Political Science on a contract basis, under the
Econ 1         Principles of Economics I                          Deals with dynamics of geo-politics of international            direction of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum
A minimum of 60 units must be completed to earn the               relations, causes of revolution, war and peace between          of 3 units may be taken for credit.
Associate in Arts Degree. These are only the requirements         major European powers, U.S., former Soviet Union,
for the major. Always consult a counselor for information         Peoples Republic of China and the Third World.                  285 DIRECTED STUDIES                             (CSU) 2 UNITS
on graduation requirements and transfer.                                                                                          Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen
                                                                  8    THE MODERN FAR EAST                     (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   area of Political Science on a contract basis, under the
1    THE GOVERNMENT OF THE                   (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS          Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                       direction of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum
     UNITED STATES                                                Explores political traditions, Forbidden City’s palaces,        of 3 units may be taken for credit.
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN GOVT 2)          golden pagodas of remote Tibet, rise of Japan and Pearl
Meets the graduation and transfer requirements for                Harbor, Communist China and the Beijing Massacre                385 DIRECTED STUDIES                             (CSU) 3 UNITS
all majors to take a course in federal, state and local           of the “Democracy Movement.” Class ends in L.A.                     Conference: 1 hour per unit.
governments. Deals with how the U.S. Constitution and             Chinatown’s Buddhist Temple.                                    Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen
Government meet democracy’s challenge in a world of                                                                               area of Political Science on a contract basis, under the
change: plus California and local governments.                    9   GOVERNMENT & POLITICS                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   direction of a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum
                                                                      IN AFRICA
                                                                                                                                  of 3 units may be taken for credit.
2    MODERN WORLD GOVERNMENTS              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         A comparative study of the governments and politics of          485 INTERNET RESEARCH                           1 UNIT RPT 2
History and political pageants of England, France, the            emerging Africa, with its explosive background of slavery,            Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours Internet Research
collapse of the Berlin Wall and the Soviet Republics.             imperialism, racism, tribalism, revolution, nationalism,        teaches how to use search engines; basic and advanced
Examines the changes from King Arthur’s castle and                socialism, and cold war competition, amidst the problems        searches with Boolean and proximity operators; how
colorful cathedrals to the Euro-Communism after                   and challenges of building the world’s newest group             to locate materials in various content fields; how to
Gorbachev, the emergence of democracy, and the                    of nations.                                                     critically evaluate these sources; and how to use and cite
New Europe.                                                                                                                       electronic sources.
                                                                  41 PRINCIPLES OF STUDENT                (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 1
                                                                      LEADERSHIP
5    THE HISTORY OF WESTERN                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                   921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
     POLITICAL THOUGHT                                                Prerequisite: None | Lecture 2 hours
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                             Open to all students | Note: Required of all current        931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
Provides overall perspective of major political movements             student government officers.
of history from the rising of Egyptian, Greek and Roman           Provides general training in parliamentary procedures,          941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3
Empires to Fascism and Communism as seen by great                 group dynamics, democratic procedures, and the                       Prerequisite: Employment in a field related to the
political thinkers from Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine,          mechanics of group process. Meets the need of potential              student’s major as verified by the signature of the
Machiavelli, Marx and Lenin.                                      student government and organization officers.                         Cooperative Education Advisor.
                                                                                                                                  Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
                                                                                                                                  job training in an employment area that will enhance the
                                                                                                                                  student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
                                                                                                                                  Cooperative Education Credit Guide.



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P      ortuguese                                              RECOMMENDED COURSES                                             attention to parenting. Particular emphasis is placed on
                                                              Anthro 101 Human Biological Evolution                           the processes through which the normal human being
        CHICANO STUDIES & FOREIGN LANGUAGES
                                                              Anthro 102 Human Ways of Life: Cultural Anthropology            reaches physical, social, mental and emotional maturity.
FACULTY: Yolanda Ramil, Chair | David Pardess                 ChDev 1        Child Growth & Development
                                                              Soc 2          American Social Problems                         12 ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY                   (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
21 FUNDAMENTALS OF PORTUGUESE I (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS                                                                                   Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                              Soc 11         Ethnic & Racial Minorities in the U.S.
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                                                                                     Behavior patterns during the teenage years. This course
                                                              A minimum of 60 units must be completed to earn the
First half of first course in understanding, speaking,                                                                         deals with physical, social and emotional development,
                                                              Associate in Arts Degree. These are only the requirements
reading, and writing Portuguese. Introduction to Luso-                                                                        male-female roles and stereotypes, cross-cultural
                                                              for the major. Always consult a counselor for information
Brazilian cultures and civilization. Intended primarily for                                                                   differences in adolescence; psychological needs of the
                                                              on graduation requirements and transfer.
students with little or no knowledge of Portuguese.                                                                           period and how they may be met. Practical application of
22 FUNDAMENTALS OF PORTUGUESE II (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS             1    GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY                      (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   research findings is emphasized.
    Prerequisite: Portuguese 21 or equivalent                      (CAN PSY 2)
                                                                   Prerequisite: English 21 or ESL 6A                         13 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY                        (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
    Lecture 3 hours
                                                                   Advisory: English 28 or ESL 8 | Lecture 3 hours                  Prerequisite: Psych I | Lecture 3 hours
Second half of first course in understanding, speaking,
                                                              This introductory psychology course covers biological           Examines how individuals are influenced by the behavior
reading, and writing Portuguese. Introduction to Luso-
                                                              foundations of behavior, various theoretical perspectives       and presence of others. Emphasizes such topics as: liking
Brazilian cultures and civilization. Intended primarily for
                                                              including learning, personality, and intelligence theories as   and loving; forming impressions; aggression; changing
students with little or no knowledge of Portuguese.
                                                              well as experimental and research methodology.                  attitudes; interactions within groups; and the psychology
                                                                                                                              of conformity, obedience, and prejudice.

P      sychology
        SOCIAL SCIENCES

FACULTY: Myriam Mekelburg, Chair
                                                              2     GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY II
                                                                    (CAN PSY 10)
                                                                                                         (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS

                                                                    Prerequisite: Psych 1 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                              14 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
                                                                                                                                   Prerequisite: Psych 1 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                                                                                                                          (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS

                                                                                                                              This course examines the definition, causes, and
                                                              Covers the biological and physiological basis of behavior.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM                                           It is presented in the context of fundamental concepts          treatment of behaviors which are considered abnormal
This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity         and issues in psychology. The structure and functions of        through assessment and diagnosis utilizing the DSM-
for the student to complete an undergraduate major            the brain and the nervous system and their effects on           IV. Topics covered include the history of abnormal
on Psychology or Psychological Services. The student          human behavior are studied.                                     psychology, classifications, clinical frameworks, possible
is also urged to investigate related areas through            Acceptable for credit: CSUN                                     causal factors and treatment of mental disorders.
elective courses.
                                                                                                                              32 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN                     (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Associate in Arts – Psychology                                3    PERSONALITY & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                   Prerequisite: English 28 or ESL 8 | Lecture 3 hours
Required Courses                                  UNITS            Prerequisite: Psych 1 | Lecture 3 hours
                                                              To provide the student with a basic conceptual and              This course explores the biological and cultural factors
Psych 1       General Psychology I                     3
                                                              experimental understanding of the application of modern         influencing women’s personality development. Explores
Psych 2       General Psychology II                    3
                                                              techniques of behavioral control and modification as they        cultural stereotypes, sex and gender, role development,
Biology 3     Introduction to Biology                4-5
                                                              relate to the student’s personal and social adjustment.         female sexuality, and women’s health issues in terms of
or Biology 6 General Biology I
                                                                                                                              the implications for personal and social change.
Math 227      Statistics                               4
Select two (2) courses:                                6      11 CHILD GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                              41 LIFE SPAN PSYCHOLOGY                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
Psych 3       Personality & Social Development                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours
                                                                                                                                   Prerequisite: Psych 1 | Lecture 3 hours
Psych 14      Abnormal Psychology                                 Same as Child Development 1 | (CAN Fam&CS 14)
                                                                                                                              An introduction to human development from infancy
Psych 52      Psychological Aspects of Human Sexuality        The essential facts of development from conception
                                                                                                                              to old age, including basic psychological processes,
Soc 1         Introduction to Sociology                       through pregnancy, infancy, childhood and adolescence
                                                                                                                              emotional and social development as well as adjustments
                                            Total: 20-21      are studied. Adult states are reviewed with special

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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
related to each phase of the life cycle. Special emphasis      941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3   1    INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY                 (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
is given to social and cultural influences.                          Prerequisite: Employment in a field related to the               Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN SOC 2)
                                                                    student’s major as verified by the signature of the         Develops the sociological perspective that behavior
52 PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF               (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS          Cooperative Education Advisor.                             is determined largely by human interactions and
    HUMAN SEXUALITY
                                                               Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-         membership in groups. The main elements of sociological
Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                               job training in an employment area that will enhance the        analysis are presented, emphasizing social organization,
Explores the psychological aspects of human sexuality.
                                                               student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See     culture, socialization, social stratification, and population.
Topics include male/female anatomy and function of sex
                                                               Cooperative Education Credit Guide.                             These elements are applied to topics such as crime and
organs. Senses of sexuality myths and fallacies regarding
                                                                                                                               delinquency. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN
the sexual process.

185 DIRECTED STUDY                       (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
of Psychology on a contract basis, under the direction of a
                                                                S     ociology
                                                                       SOCIAL SCIENCES

                                                               FACULTY: Myriam Mekelburg, Chair
                                                                                                                               2   AMERICAN SOCIAL PROBLEMS                 (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
                                                                                                                                   Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN SOC 4)
                                                                                                                               Sociological concepts and theories are used to describe
                                                                                                                               and explain social problems in the United States such as
supervising instructor.
                                                               EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM                                             gender roles, race/ethnicity, urbanization, immigration,
Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.
                                                               This curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity           drugs, marriage, populations, aging, crime, violence,
285 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 2 UNITS   for the student to complete an undergraduate major              poverty, and the health care system.
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area       in Sociology.
                                                                                                                               3    CRIME & DELINQUENCY                   (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
of Psychology on a contract basis, under the direction of
a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
                                                               Associate in Arts – Sociology                                        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                               Required Courses                                   UNITS        Examines the nature and extent of crime and
may be taken for credit.
                                                               Soc 1       Introduction to Sociology                  3        delinquency, theories of causation, types of crimes
385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS   Soc 2       American Social Problems                   3        committed by adult and juvenile offenders, efforts by
    Conference: 1 hour per unit.                               Soc 4       Sociological Analysis                      3        society to cope with law violations. Analyze prevention,
Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area       Soc 11      Ethnic & Racial Minorities in the U.S.     3        correction, and rehabilitation programs within the
of Psychology on a contract basis, under the direction of      Math 227    Statistics                                 4        justice system.
a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units     Psych I     General Psychology I                       3
                                                               Anthro 102 Human Ways of Life: Cultural Anthropology 3          4    SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS                 (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
may be taken for credit.
                                                                                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2   Total: 22                                                       This course considers the logic of the scientific analysis
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                          RECOMMENDED                                                     various methodological tools utilized in social science
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;           AfroAm 2       The African-American in                          research and emphasizes clarification of the basic social
basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity                        Contemporary Society                             science issues. Students will analyze collected data.
operators; how to locate materials in various content          Chicano 2      The Mexican-American in
                                                                              Contemporary Society                             7   JUVENILE DELINQUENCY                      (CSU) 3 UNITS
fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how
                                                               A minimum of 60 units must be completed to earn the                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
to use and cite electronic sources.
                                                               Associate in Arts Degree. These are only the requirements       A non-technical course for students interested in the
921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3   for the major. Always consult a counselor for information       juvenile justice process, which deals with problems
                                                               on graduation requirements and transfer.                        concerning maladjusted juveniles, ranging in type
931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3

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                                                                                                                                     S
from the potential delinquent to the institutionalized             185 DIRECTED STUDIES                        (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2          panish
offender. Delinquency is related to other areas of social          Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
                                                                                                                                             CHICANO STUDIES & FOREIGN LANGUAGES
disorganization such as alcoholism.                                of Sociology on a contract basis, under the direction of
                                                                   a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units       FACULTY: Yolanda Ramil, Chair | David Pardess
11 ETHNIC & RACIAL MINORITIES IN            (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS       may be taken for credit.
     THE UNITED STATES                                                                                                              EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          285 DIRECTED STUDIES                           (CSU) 2 UNITS     This curriculum is designed to prepare native and near-
Describes how race, class, religion and gender shape               Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area         native speakers of Spanish as well as those students
the experience of diverse groups in America: patterns              of Sociology on a contract basis, under the direction of         studying Spanish as a foreign language to complete a
of prejudice and discrimination that affect major ethnic,          a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units       Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish. Students will have the
racial and minority groups; and the complexities of race           may be taken for credit.                                         opportunity to develop proficiency in understanding,
relations and its impact on society.                                                                                                speaking, reading and writing Spanish and to acquaint
                                                                   385 DIRECTED STUDY                             (CSU) 3 UNITS     themselves with Hispanic cultures and civilization. All
12 MARRIAGE & FAMILY LIFE                  (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS            Conference: 1 hour per unit.                                 Spanish majors must take Spanish 9 or 10 plus four
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area         courses from Spanish 1-6 for a total of 23 UNITS.
     Same as Fam&CS 31                                             of Sociology on a contract basis, under the direction of         Always consult a counselor for information on graduation
Interpersonal growth and rewarding relationships                   a supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units       requirements and transfer.
are explored over the course of the family life cycle.             may be taken for credit.
Examines the impact of social , psychological, emotional                                                                            Associate in Arts – Spanish
and economic forces on family stability. Emphasis                  485 INTERNET RESEARCH                      (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT2     Any 20 units from the following:                        UNITS
will be placed on the intergenerational nature of                       Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours                            Spanish 1     Elementary Spanish I                          5
family relationships.                                              Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;             Spanish 2     Elementary Spanish II                         5
                                                                   basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity           Spanish 3     Intermediate Spanish I                        5
22 SOCIOLOGY OF WOMEN                           (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS   operators; how to locate materials in various content            Spanish 4     Intermediate Spanish II                       5
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                          fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how         Spanish 5     Advanced Spanish I                            5
Introduction to the study of women. Examines women                 to use and cite electronic sources.                              Spanish 6     Advanced Spanish II                           5
within the social, political, religious, cultural and economic                                                                      and Spanish 9 Hispanic Civilization                         3
framework, including the historical basis of women’s               921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3    or Spanish 10 Latin-American Civilization
subordination; intersections of ethnicity/race, class,                                                                                                                                 Total: 23
                                                                   931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3
and gender; violence against women; and movements                                                                                   RECOMMENDED COURSES
for change.                                                        941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                      (CSU) 4 UNITS     Chicano 37 Chicano Literature
                                                                        Prerequisite: Employment in a field related to the           Spanish 8       Conversational Spanish
28 THE FAMILY A SOCIOLOGICAL                (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS            student’s major as verified by the signature of the          Native or near-native speakers of Spanish normally
     APPROACH
                                                                        Cooperative Education Advisor.                              begin with a section of Spanish 1 designated in the
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
                                                                   Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-          current schedule of classes as “for native or near-native
This course examines the diverse definitions of the family;
                                                                   job training in an employment area that will enhance the         speakers,” followed by Spanish 4, 5, and 6 in that order.
the role of marriage, divorce, cohabitation, parenting, and
                                                                   student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See      Note: All sections of Spanish 2 and 3 are designed for students
work. The impact of culture, race, social class, gender, and                                                                        learning Spanish as a foreign language. Students learning
                                                                   Cooperative Education Credit Guide.
sexual orientation onto individuals and society, according                                                                          Spanish as a foreign language begin with a section of Spanish
to sociological research.                                                                                                           1 designated in the schedule of classes “as a foreign language,”
                                                                                                                                    or with Spanish 2 or 3, depending on prior preparation,
                                                                                                                                    followed by Spanish 4, 5, or 6, all in numerical order. Spanish
                                                                                                                                    9 and 10 are taught in English and may be taken at any time.
                                                                                                                                    Spanish 21 and 22 taken in sequence are the equivalent of
                                                                                                                                    Spanish 1.

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Disciplines, Educational Programs & Course Descriptions
1     ELEMENTARY SPANISH I                 (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS     5   ADVANCED SPANISH I                         (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS   supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
      Prerequisite: None | Lecture 5 hours                          Prerequisite: Spanish 4 or equivalent                         may be taken for credit.
      (CAN SPAN 2; CAN SPAN SEQ A: Span 1+2)                        Lecture 5 hours
                                                                                                                                  385 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 3 UNITS
Elementary Spanish 1 is the introduction to present             A more detailed study of grammatical concepts,
                                                                                                                                      Conference: 1 hour per unit.
and past tenses. Students learn vocabulary and related          refinement of vocabulary and further practice in
                                                                                                                                  Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
skills for oral and written comprehension and expression        composition at a more advanced level. Continuation of
                                                                                                                                  of Spanish on a contract basis, under the direction of a
through discussion of topics such as clothing, food, family,    the study of literature, culture and civilization.
                                                                                                                                  supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units
sports and cultural aspects of Latin American and Spain.
                                                                6  ADVANCED SPANISH II                    (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS        may be taken for credit.
2   ELEMENTARY SPANISH II                 (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS         Prerequisite: Spanish 5 or equivalent | Lecture 5 hours


                                                                                                                                   S     peech Communication
    Prerequisite: Spanish 1 or equivalent                       Continuation of Spanish 5.
    Lecture 5 hours | (CAN SPAN 4; CAN SPAN SEQ                                                                                           PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
    A: Span 1+2)                                                8   CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH              (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3
Second course is understanding, speaking, reading                   Prerequisite: Spanish 2 or equivalent | Lecture 2 hours       FACULTY: Eloise Cantrell, Chair | Margie Long
and writing Spanish. Introduction to Hispanic culture           Practical conversation on everyday topics, current events
                                                                and cultural material.                                            101 ORAL COMMUNICATION I                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
and civilization.
                                                                                                                                        Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN SPCH 4)
                                                                9   HISPANIC CIVILIZATION                    (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS     This introductory speech course emphasizes techniques
3    INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I                  (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
                                                                    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours.                         of Public Speaking including writing and delivery of
     Prerequisite: Spanish 2 or equivalent
                                                                    Note: Class taught in English.                                speeches to inform and persuade. Students refine critical
     Lecture 5 hours | (CAN SPAN 8; CAN SPAN SEQ
                                                                Highlights of the civilization of Spain and Portugal, with        thinking, research, organizational, and time management
     B: Span 3+4)
                                                                emphasis on artistic, economic, social and historical             skills. They learn to adapt a message to any audience
Review and development of grammatical concepts
                                                                developments. Required of Spanish and Portuguese                  and occasion.
learned in previous courses. Amplification of vocabulary
                                                                majors at UCLA.
and practice in composition. Introduction to literature                                                                           102 ORAL COMMUNICATION II                  (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
and further study of culture and civilization through short     10 LATIN-AMERICAN CIVILIZATION              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS           Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
stories. Acceptable for credit: CSUN                                 Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours                         Introduction to advanced phases of critical thinking,
                                                                Highlights the civilization of Spanish America and                research, and public speaking. Course includes
4   INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II                (UC:CSU) 5 UNITS
                                                                Brazil, with emphasis on artistic, economic, social and           comprehension of structure, evaluation of arguments,
    Prerequisite: Spanish 3 or equivalent
                                                                historical developments.                                          researching and presenting evidence, language usage,
    Lecture 5 hours | (CAN SPAN 10; CAN SPAN SEQ
                                                                                                                                  and evaluation of fallacious reasoning. Adherence to
    B: Span 3+4)                                                185 DIRECTED STUDY                         (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2     ethics stressed in all communication settings.
Expands structural concepts studied in previous Spanish         Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area
courses especially those related to verb usage and voice.       of Spanish on a contract basis, under the direction of a          121 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS                (CSU) 3 UNITS
Provides additional vocabulary and related skills for           supervising instructor. Credit limit: Maximum of 3 units              Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours | (CAN SPCH 8)
reading and discussion of functional and cultural topics.       may be taken for credit.                                          Designed to provide skills and fuller understanding
Analysis of short stories.                                                                                                        of how individuals cope with social interactions that
                                                                285 DIRECTED STUDY                            (CSU) 2 UNITS       are difficult, problematic, distressing, and disruptive
                                                                Provides opportunity for in depth study of a chosen area          in personal and familial relationships. Acceptable for
                                                                of Spanish on a contract basis, under the direction of a          credit: CSUN


144                                               LOS ANGELES MISSION COLLEGE 2008–2009 CATALOG
151 SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION              (UC:CSU) 3 UNITS
     Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
This activity/lecture/discussion course provides you
with an analysis of the purposes, principles, and types
of group processes. Development of individual skills in
leadership, problem solving, conflict management, and
collaborative learning is achieved through responsible
group participation and small group activities. You will
learn how to make decisions and function effectively in a
variety of group situations.

921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 2 UNITS RPT 3

931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                (CSU) 3 UNITS RPT 3

941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                 (CSU) 4 UNITS RPT 3
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-
job training in an employment area that will enhance the
student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See
Cooperative Education Credit Guide.




 S     upervision
        BUSINESS & LAW

FACULTY: Pat Flood, Chair | Ed Raskin

6   LABOR RELATIONS                                3 UNITS
    Prerequisite: None | Lecture 3 hours
Course covers the history and development of the labor
movement/development of National Labor Relations
Board as well as The Wagner Act and its effect, union
contracts, and grievance procedure.

485 INTERNET RESEARCH                     (CSU) 1 UNIT RPT 2
     Prerequisite: None | Lab 2 hours
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines;
basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity
operators; how to locate materials in various content
fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how
to use and cite electronic sources.




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