2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Jul 18, 2024  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Courses


  

 

Music

  
  • MUS 131 MUSIC PRODUCTION II


    2 Units 2 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: MUS 130 
    A second-level course in music production. Topics will include audio effects, advanced midi effects, sampling, creating loops, signal routing and advanced controllerism. Emphasis will also be placed on studying and emulating dance music styles. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 118, 130, 131, 132, and CTVR 118.
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  • MUS 132 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC TECHNOLOGY


    2 Units 2 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    An introduction course to basic principals in music technology. Topics will include sound properties, hardware, software, midi, sampling and notation software. Emphasis will also be placed on basic audio and midi editing. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 118, 130, 131, 132, and CTVR 118.
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  • MUS 140 IMPROVISED MUSIC IN A JAZZ COMBO


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: Previous instrumental training and demonstrated proficiency in jazz performance and ability to sight read and knowledge of all scales and keys. 
    Technical, historical and cultural approaches to jazz improvisation. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 46, 140, and 190. Formerly offered as MUS 240.
    R-E-3
  
  • MUS 148 JAZZ ENSEMBLE


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Studies historically important and current large ensemble jazz music. Provides practical experience in organizing a variety of instrumental combinations. Practice in standard jazz ensemble phrasing and improvisation. The jazz ensemble will perform at different functions and may perform with nationally-known guest artists. Offered as open-entry/open-exit. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 148, 241, and 242.
    R-E-3
  
  • MUS 166 BAROQUE CHAMBER MUSIC


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Students must be able to sight read and play at a college level. 
    Baroque Chamber music is designed for pianists, string, woodwind, and brass players to study chamber-music works from the Baroque era. Emphasis will be given to student performances in concerts and recitals. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 63, 66, 166, 167, 168, 169, and 266.
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  • MUS 167 CONTEMPORARY (20TH & 21ST CENTURY) CHAMBER MUSIC


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Students must be able to sight read and play at a college level. 
    Contemporary chamber music is designed for pianists, string, woodwind and brass players to study chamber-music works from the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries. Emphasis will be given to student performances in concerts and recitals. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 63, 66, 166, 167, 168, 169, and 266.
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  • MUS 168 ROMANTIC CHAMBER MUSIC


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Students must be able to sight read and play at a college level.
    Romantic Chamber Music is designed for pianists, string, woodwind and brass players to study chamber-music works from the Romantic era. Emphasis will be given to student performances in concerts and recitals. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 63, 66, 166, 167, 168, 169, and 266.
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  • MUS 169 CLASSICAL CHAMBER MUSIC


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Students must be able to sight read and play at a college level. 
    Classical Chamber Music is designed for pianists, string, woodwind and brass players to study chamber-music works from the Classical era. Emphasis will be given to student performances in concerts and recitals. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 63, 66, 166, 167, 168, 169, and 266.
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  • MUS 172 BEGINNING STRINGS


    2 Units 2 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    An introductory course in Beginning Strings, with instruction in elementary music-reading, repertoire, strings technique, tone production, sight-reading, and performance styles for music and non-music majors at a first-year level.
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  • MUS 173 INTERMEDIATE GUITAR


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 260 
    Use the basic layout of the guitar to further each student’s understanding of the guitar fingerboard through a hands-on approach to the guitar’s intermediate vocabulary including more advanced exercises and more challenging repertoire. A deeper look into the application of music theory to the guitar fingerboard and an introduction on how to improvise a guitar solo will also be explored. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 60, 61, 62, 173, and 260.
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  • MUS 176 FUNCTIONAL SKILLS FOR PIANISTS I


    2 Units 2 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 54B or demonstrated proficiency
    Sight-reading, scales and etudes, special technique, beginning figured bass, short cadenzas, simple jazz 4-way close, simple c-clef and open score reading; beginning improvisation and functional harmony. Recommended for students intending to transfer as piano majors. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 176, 177, 202, and 203.
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  • MUS 177 FUNCTIONAL SKILLS FOR PIANISTS II


    2 Units 2 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 176 or demonstrated proficiency
    Advanced sight-reading, scales and etudes, special technique, intermediate figured bass, full cadenzas, jazz 4-way close with texture development, intermediate c-clef and open score reading; improvisation and functional harmony. Recommended for students intending to transfer as piano majors. Functional Skills II is a continuation of Functional Skills I. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 176, 177, 202, and 203.
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  • MUS 178 BEGINNING PIANO PEDAGOGY


    3 Units 3 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: Two years of piano study
    Designed to study the art of piano teaching. Traces the history of piano method books and demonstrate the most effective teaching methods used today. Students will be given an opportunity to directly teach a 3rd grade student with guidance from the instructor. This course is offered for music major students as well as community teachers who wish to improve and refine their teaching style. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 178, 179, and 256.
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  • MUS 179 INTERMEDIATE PIANO PEDAGOGY


    3 Units 3 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: Three years of previous piano study or MUS 178
    Designed to study the art of piano teaching. Demonstrates the most effective teaching methods used today and emphasize the technical and interpretive styles of the four major music periods. Students will be given an opportunity to directly teach a 5th grade student with guidance from the instructor. This course is offered for music major students as well as community teachers who wish to improve and refine their teaching style. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 178, 179, and 256.
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  • MUS 181 KEYBOARD LITERATURE AND INTERPRETATION - ROMANTIC TO MODERN


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 55A or 78 or demonstrated proficiency
    Keyboard Literature of the Romantic, Impressionistic and Modern Periods, their performance traditions and interpretation. Expands knowledge of keyboard music history and its performance legacy.
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  • MUS 182 SOUL MUSIC ENSEMBLE


    2 Units 2 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Audition: Student must perform at college level as determined by faculty 
    Rehearsal and performance of soul music with a concentration on artists from the 1960s and 1970s. Additional focus on live sound, marketing and promotion. Open to instrumentalists, midi instruments/controllers, vocalists, emcees and DJs. Public performance required. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 39, 182, 184, and 187.
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  • MUS 184 ELECTRONIC MUSIC ENSEMBLE


    2 Units 2 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Audition: Student must perform at college level as determined by faculty 
    Rehearsal and performance of electro-acoustic material with a focus on current electronic genres. Open to instrumentalists, midi instruments/controllers, vocalists, emcees and DJs. Additional focus on live sound for electronic music and genre-specific marketing and promotion. Public performance required. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 39, 182, 184, and 187.
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  • MUS 187 MODERN ROCK AND POP MUSIC ENSEMBLE


    2 Units 2 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Audition: Student must perform at college level as determined by faculty 
    Rehearsal and performance of current popular music. Open to instrumentalists, midi instruments/controllers, vocalists, emcees and DJs. Additional focus on sound reinforcement and the business aspects of live performance. Public performance required. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 39, 182, 184, and 187.
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  • MUS 190 JAZZ IMPROVISATION II


    3 Units 3 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Instructor permission to ensure that students have the jazz improvisational and theoretical knowledge and skills to succeed in the course expectations.
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 10 or MUS 46
    Study of jazz theory, transcription and historically important improvisers. Introduction to melodic minor scale theory, harmonic minor scale theory, modes from other cultures (Egyptian, Japanese, Persian, Indian, Afghan, and others). Also introduces music from the Lennie Tristano School; melodic, harmonic, and improvisatorially. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 46, 140, and 190.
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  • MUS 195 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE (INSTRUMENTAL)


    1 Unit 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: Previous instrumental training and demonstrated proficiency in a performing ensemble (wind ensemble, orchestra, string orchestra) at a minimum of a high school level with ability to sight read and knowledge of all scales and keys. 
    Emphasizes the preparation of productions for public performance throughout the semester. Offered as open-entry/open-exit. Formerly MUS 295.
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  • MUS 197 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE (JAZZ STUDIES)


    1 Unit 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Audition with college faculty: Students will perform a musical selection on given instrument, demonstrate proficiency in interpretative musical styles, and demonstrate technical proficiency on given instrument. Performance audition requires ability to sight-read. 
    Recommended Preparation: Previous instrumental training in jazz performance, ability to sight read and knowledge of all scales and keys. 
    Emphasizes the preparation and production of jazz combos in public performance. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 47 and 197, and 246. Formerly offered as MUS 297.
    R-E-3
  
  • MUS 202 BASIC ENSEMBLE I


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Limitation: Ability to read and play music at a high school level. 
    An introduction to foundational ensemble performance skills and concepts. Basic preparation for college level ensemble rehearsal and performance environments. Included is an overview of foundational musical pedagogy, notation, and terminology. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 176, 177, 202, and 203.
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  • MUS 203 BASIC ENSEMBLE II


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Limitation: Ability to read and play music at a high school level. 
    Preparation for college ensemble rehearsal and performance environments. Foundational musical pedagogy, notation, and terminology are presented. This course is a continuation of skills learned in Basic Ensemble I. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 176, 177, 202, and 203.
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  • MUS 206 ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES FOR PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS I


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Ensemble Techniques for professional musicians to upgrade their professional and performance skills in ensembles. Focuses primarily on sight reading skills. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 206, 207, 208, and 209.
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  • MUS 207 ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES FOR PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS II


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Ensemble Techniques for professional musicians to upgrade their professional and performance skills in ensembles. Focuses primarily on sound, cohesion and balance. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 206, 207, 208, and 209.
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  • MUS 208 ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES FOR PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS III


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Ensemble Techniques for professional musicians to upgrade their professional and performance skills in ensembles. Focuses primarily on advanced literature. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 206, 207, 208, and 209.
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  • MUS 209 ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES FOR PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS IV


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Ensemble Techniques for professional musicians to upgrade their professional and performance skills in ensembles. Focuses primarily on rehearsal and performance techniques. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 206, 207, 208, and 209.
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  • MUS 234 SATB VOICED COMMUNITY CHORALE


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Limitation: Audition with college faculty where student must demonstrate their ability to sight read and their understanding of the basic aspects of choral music
    Choral performance studies focusing on a broad range of choral music from multiple periods and styles of music. Included repertoire is smaller concert works suitable for chamber chorus, both a cappella and accompanied, as well as works with larger forces such as masses, requiems, staged works, and oratorio. Rehearsals include the study of a broad range of choral issues as the music relates to the specific period of composition, and the changing role of the chorus within the context of musical composition. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 32, 33, and 234.
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  • MUS 241 MEDIUM SIZE MALLEABLE JAZZ ENSEMBLE


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 27 and instrumental technical proficiency 
    Performance of American improvised music by medium sized ensemble in both a traditional and experimental scope. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 148, 241, and 242.
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  • MUS 242 MID-SIZE AFRICAN-AMERICAN BASED ENSEMBLE JAZZ


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 27 and instrumental technical proficiency 
    Performance of music influenced by African-American improvised music in both a traditional and experimental scope. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 148, 241, and 242.
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  • MUS 246 CONTEMPORARY BIG BAND LITERATURE


    2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
    Limitation: Audition with college faculty demonstrating ability to sightread, identify and write key signatures, identify and write all major and minor scales, differentiate between major, minor, augmented and diminished, intervals, demonstrate an understanding of all diatonic chords in music, and demonstrate the performance of rhythmic patterns in music.
    Recommended Preparation: Previous instrumental training and demonstrated proficiency in jazz performance, ability to sight read and knowledge of all scales and keys.
    Performance of contemporary big band literature from the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Interpretation, phrasing, and cultural context of each piece will be addressed and performed. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 47, 197, and 246.
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  • MUS 252A JAZZ PIANO I


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 54A or demonstrated keyboard proficiency 
    Exploration and study of basic harmonies at the keyboard as applied to popular music and jazz. Study of improvisational techniques. Designed for intermediate and advanced piano students. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 252A, 252B, and 252C.
    NR
  
  • MUS 252B JAZZ PIANO II


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 252A or demonstrated keyboard proficiency 
    Develop advanced harmonic and improvisational techniques and skills designed to enhance their performance of jazz piano. Study of harmonic progressions common to jazz will be included. Designed for intermediate to advanced piano students. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 252A, 252B, and 252C.
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  • MUS 252C JAZZ PIANO III


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 252B or demonstrated keyboard proficiency 
    Study techniques for playing solo piano and in a jazz combo including chord voicings and accompaniments for different jazz styles. Includes the study of early to modern styles of jazz piano. Designed for intermediate and advanced piano students. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 252A, 252B, and 252C.
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  • MUS 256 ADVANCED PIANO PEDAGOGY


    3 Units 3 hours lecture 1 hour lab
    Recommended Preparation: MUS 179 or four years of previous piano study
    Designed to help the more experienced piano teachers refine their piano teaching techniques. Teachers will be expected to teach and perform music in the correct style. Teaching demonstrations with younger students will be required. Piano literature for the late-intermediate and early-advanced levels will be emphasized. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 178, 179, and 256.
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  • MUS 260 BASIC GUITAR


    1.5 Units 1 hour lecture 2 hours lab
    Studies basic techniques of the guitar. Emphasis will be on music fundamentals as it pertains to basic guitar techniques and the reading of music. Prepares students for further study in classical and/or jazz guitar. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 60, 61, 62, 173, and 260.
    NR

Nursing

  
  • N 160 PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSING


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: BIO 12 
    Recommended Preparation: BIO 11 
    The focus of this course is safe administration of drug therapy. covered topics are: Principles of therapeutic pharmacology, Drug names, classifications, and dosages, Safe drug administration, Nursing assessments, interventions, and patient education associated with drug therapy.
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  • N 161 LIFECYCLE 2, GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT


    1.5 Units 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    The second course in life span growth and development which examines developmental tasks and needs from prenatal and birth through middle age, including environmental and family factors that influence growth and development. Major developmental theories are addressed at each level of growth and development. Physiologic concepts, self concept, social behaviors and concepts of diversity and culture for individuals and families from diverse cultural groups within the United States are integrated.
    NR
  
  • N 162 SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING


    1 Unit 1 hour lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: BIO 11, 12, 15 and ENG 1A 
    Corequisite:N 162  lab 
    Limitation: LVN with 1 year experience or transfer/international RN student. Must be completed within 3 semesters of entry into nursing program.
    Addresses strategies for successful completion of the nursing program. Provides theory base and practice with study skills and test taking, critical thinking, use of information technology, the role of the registered nurse, nursing process, and effective and therapeutic communication. Includes practice of nursing skills in a simulated clinical learning environment in preparation for competency testing. Includes practice and competency testing in physical assessment, intravenous medication administration, medication math competency, and application of nursing process.
    NR
  
  • N 162 SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING LAB


    0.5 Unit 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Corequisite: N 162  
    Limitation: LVN with 1 year experience or transfer/int’l RN student. Complete within 3 semesters of entry into nursing program.
    Allows students to practice nursing skills in a simulated clinical learning environment in preparation for competency testing. It includes practice and competency testing in the following nursing skills: injections, urinary catheterization, physical assessment, intravenous medication administration, medication math competency, and application of nursing process.
    NR
  
  • N 164 LVN TO RN CLINICAL LAB


    1.5 Units 4.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 162
    Limitation: Current LVN License, American Heart BLS certified, IV certification, physical exam and immunizations, TB test, malpractice insurance, background check
    Recommended Preparation: N 245  
    This clinical lab class allows prospective LVN-RN students to apply nursing process and specific nursing skills learned in N162 (Successful Transition to Professional Nursing) to the care of adult medical surgical patients. Students will be guided in completing pre-clinical work-ups, care maps, bedside nursing assessments, medication administration (including IV), and professional role transition.
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  • N 165 LIFECYCLE 1, FUNDAMENTALS OF AGING


    1.5 Units 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    A multidisciplinary introduction to aging emphasizing the adaptive behaviors of normal aging, and focusing on physical and psychosocial changes. Includes the variables of financial resources, legal aspects, socialization needs, cultural differences within the US, healthcare issues, and current concerns involving the older adult.
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  • N 170 NURSING PROCESS


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: BIO 11, 12, 15, with a grade of “C” or better, completion of ENG 1A or ENG 1AH, and official admission to the nursing program
    Corequisite: N 170 Lab
    Limitation: Official admission to the nursing program.
    Recommended Preparation: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in N160 and 165 with a grade of “C” or better
    Provides the theoretical base for application of the nursing process at a beginning level. The focus is on providing patient centered care in the adult medical-surgical and community settings. Knowledge of the nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective collaboration with health care team members are introduced. Principles of physical and psychosocial assessment, pharmacology and nutrition, professional and therapeutic communication, and health teaching are emphasized. The following concepts are integrated: diversity among US cultural groups, geriatric nursing, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care, and the values and attitudes required of the professional registered nurse.
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  • N 170 NURSING PROCESS LAB


    4.5 Units 13.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: BIO 11, 12, 15, with a grade of “C” or better, completion of ENG 1A or Eng 1AH, and official admission to the nursing program
    Corequisite: N 170 Lecture
    Limitation: Official admission into the nursing program.
    Recommended Preparation: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in N 160 and 165 with a “C” or better
    Provides application of the nursing process at a beginning level. The focus is on patient centered care in adult medical surgical and community settings. The following concepts are emphasized within clinical settings: knowledge of nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective collaboration with health care team members, physical and psychosocial assessment, pharmacology and nutrition, professional and therapeutic communication and health teaching. The following concepts are integrated: diversity among US cultural groups, geriatric nursing, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care, and the values and attitudes required of the professional registered nurse.
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  • N 171 MENTAL HEALTH NURSING


    2 Units 2 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 170
    Corequisite: N 171 lab
    Limitation: Official admission to the nursing program: 1. Completion of program application 2. Current physical exam 3. Current CPR certification 4. Current liability insurance 5. Current background check
    Recommended Preparation: PSYC 1 
    Provides the theoretical base for application of the nursing process and biopsychosocial concepts for patients affected by mental disorders. Focus on patient centered care in psychiatric and community mental health settings. Knowledge of nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety/quality improvement, informatics and team collaboration are introduced. Emphasis will be on principles of mental health nursing, psychosocial assessment, therapeutic communication, pharmacology, health promotion, education, nutrition, diversity among US cultural groups, human development across the lifespan, disease process, illness prevention, community health, advocacy, legal/ethical implications, and the values and attitudes required of the registered nurse. Letter grade only.
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  • N 171 MENTAL HEALTH NURSING LAB


    1 Unit 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 170
    Corequisite: N 171 Lecture
    Limitation: Official admission to the nursing program: 1. Completion of program application 2. Current physical exam 3. Current CPR certification 4. Current liability insurance 5. Current background check
    Recommended Preparation: PSYC 1 
    Application of the nursing process and biopsychosocial concepts for patients affected by mental disorders. Focus on patient centered care in psychiatric and community mental health settings. Knowledge of nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety/quality improvement, informatics and team collaboration are introduced. Emphasis will be on principles of mental health nursing, psychosocial assessment, therapeutic communication, pharmacology, health promotion, education, nutrition, diversity among US cultural groups, human development across the lifespan, disease process, illness prevention, community health, advocacy, legal/ethical implications, and the values and attitudes required of the registered nurse.
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  • N 172 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING


    3.5 Units 3.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 160, 165, 170, and 171, with grades of “C” or better
    Corequisite: N 172 Lab
    Limitation: Admission to the nursing program
    Recommended Preparation: HSC 228  N 212 
    Provides theory of nursing process to care for moderately complex, adult patients in medical-surgical and community settings. Focuses on patient centered care, application of nursing practice and professional standards, evidenced based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective collaboration with health care team members. Pathophysiology, physical and psychosocial needs for moderately complex adults with respiratory, endocrine, renal, musculoskeletal, immunity, cardiac, neurological and gastrointestinal dysfunction are emphasized. The following concepts are integrated: diversity among US cultural groups, geriatric nursing, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care, and the values and attitudes required of the professional registered nurse.
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  • N 172 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING LAB


    5 Units 15 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 160, 165, 170, and 171, with grades of “C” or better
    Corequisite: N 172 Lecture
    Limitation: Admission to nursing program
    Recommended Preparation: HSC 228 N 212
    Application of the nursing process to care for moderately complex, adult patients in medical-surgical and community settings. Focuses on providing patient centered care, application of nursing practice and professional standards, evidenced based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective collaboration with health care team members. Principles of pathophysiology, physical and psychosocial needs for moderately complex adults with respiratory, endocrine, renal, musculoskeletal, immunity, cardiac, neurological and gastrointestinal dysfunction are emphasized. The following concepts are integrated: diversity among US cultural groups, geriatric nursing, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care, and the values and attitudes required of the professional registered nurse.
    NR
  
  • N 173 NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES


    1.5 Units 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 161 and N 172 with lab with a grade of “C” or better
    Corequisite: N 173 Lab
    Limitation: Official admission to the nursing program; Tb test negative; If Tb test positive must have negative chest x-ray and symptoms evaluation
    Recommended Preparation: HSC 228  and N 245 
    Provides the theoretical basis for integration of the nursing process to care for neonates, infants, children and adolescents and their families. The focus is on providing family centered care, the application of nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective collaboration with health care team members. Nutrition, medication/fluid administration, physiology, growth and development, comfort/pain management and advocacy are emphasized. The following concepts are integrated: diversity among US cultural groups, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care, and the values and attitudes required of the professional registered nurse. Letter grade only
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  • N 173 NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES LAB


    2 Units 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 161 and 172 with a grade of “C” or better
    Corequisite: N 173 Lecture
    Limitation: Official admission to the nursing program
    Recommended Preparation: HSC 228  and N 245 
    Focuses on integration and application of the nursing process to care for neonates, infants, children and adolescents and their families. The focus is on providing family centered care, the application of nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective collaboration with health care team members. Nutrition, medication/ fluid administration, physiology, growth and development, comfort/pain management, and advocacy are emphasized. The following concepts are integrated: diversity among US cultural groups, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care, and he values and attitudes required of the professional nurse.
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  • N 174 WOMEN’S HEALTH NURSING


    1.5 Units 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 173 with a grade of “C” or better
    Corequisite: N 174 Lab
    Limitation: official admission to the nursing program.
    Provides the theoretical basis for integration of the nursing process to care for women, newborns and to their families/significant others. The focus is on providing family centered care while applying nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective health care team collaboration. Nutrition, medication/fluid administration, physiology, development and advocacy are emphasized. The following concepts are integrated: US cultural group diversity, legal/bioethical considerations, health promotion, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care and the values and attitudes required of the professional registered nurse. Letter grade only.
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  • N 174 WOMEN’S HEALTH NURSING LAB


    2 Units 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 173 with grade of “C” or better
    Corequisite: N 174
    Limitation: Official admission to the nursing program.
    Focuses on integration and application of the nursing process to care for obstetrical patients, newborns, and families/significant others. The focus is on providing family centered care while applying nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective health care team collaboration. Nutrition, medication/ fluid administration, physiology, growth and development, comfort/pain management, and advocacy are emphasized. The following concepts are integrated: US cultural group diversity, legal/bioethical considerations, health promotion, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care and the values and attitudes required of the professional nurse.
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  • N 176 ADVANCED NURSING


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 174 with a “C” grade or better
    Corequisite: N 176 Lab 
    Limitation: Admission to the nursing program
    Recommended Preparation: HSC 217 , 226  
    Provides the theoretical basis for integration of the nursing process to care for acutely and critically ill adults. Emphasizes pathophysiology and the biopsychosocial needs for acutely ill adults with: cardiovascular, respiratory renal, neurological, gastrointestinal, endocrine and complex multisystem dysfunction. Principles of leadership and management, professional development, scope of practice, legal and ethical issues, principles of nutrition, the role of the nurse in the community and transition to the role of a registered nurse are integrated throughout the course. Concepts of diversity and culturally competent care for cultural groups in the United States are presented. Letter grade only.
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  • N 176 ADVANCED NURSING LAB


    5 Units 15 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: N 174 with a grade of “C” or better
    Corequisite: N 176 Lecture
    Recommended Preparation: HSC 217  and 226 
    Focuses on the application and integration of the nursing process to care for acutely and critically ill adults in a variety of acute care settings. Through clinical rotations, community health experiences and preceptorship, students appraise and model principles of leadership and management, scope of practice, legal and ethical issues, principles of nutrition, the role of the nurse in the community and transition to the role of a registered nurse. Letter grade only.
    NR
  
  • N 202 SUCCESS STRATEGIES IN NURSING


    1 Unit 1 hour lecture
    Limitation: Official admission to the nursing program is needed as course is designed to be a support course to promote success in N170 and prepare for N172.
    Develops strategies to be a successful student in the nursing program. Assesses personal aptitudes, learning and communication styles as barriers to successful completion of the nursing program. Develops skills to proactively meet the student’s learning needs.
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  • N 204 BEGINNING NURSING CONCEPTS


    2 Units 2 hours lecture
    Introduces the health science student to the theoretical basis of nursing and healthcare, to provide a successful transition into the student nurse role. Students are provided opportunity to discuss the roles of the student nurse and the professional Registered Nurse. Emphasis is placed on the nursing role, including expectations of the nursing student, and on opportunities to begin to explore principles of critical thinking and the nursing process. Students are exposed to the history of nursing, conceptual framework at Saddleback College, dimensional analysis, medical terminology, communication, nutrition, cultural awareness, nursing informatics and current issues in nursing ethical and legal issues.
    NR
  
  • N 212 LABORATORY VALUES, INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION


    1.5 Units 1.5 hours lecture
    Provides the theoretical basis for the interpretation and application of laboratory test results for adult medical-surgical clients with moderately complex diseases/disorders in acute care facilities. Emphasis is on laboratory results of moderately complex clients with respiratory, endocrine, renal, musculolskeletal, cardiac, neurological, gastrointestinal, and immune diseases/disorders. Principles of nutrition, drug therapy, health education, concepts of diversity and culturally competent care for individuals from cultural groups within the United States are integrated.
    NR
  
  • N 238 PERIOPERATIVE NURSING I


    10 Units 3 hours lecture 21 hours lab
    Limitation: Current or pending RN license, current CPR card, and current malpractice insurance 
    Perioperative nursing theory and practice necessary for entry level into the operating room. Focuses on utilization of the nursing process to provide care for clients undergoing surgical intervention. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP60.
    NR
  
  • N 245 I.V. THERAPY TECHNIQUES FOR NURSES


    1.5 Units 1.5 hours lecture
    Prerequisite: N 170
    The focus of this course is to prepare the student for initiation, administration and maintenance of common intravenous therapies. Emphasis is placed on IV therapies common to adult patients in the medical-surgical setting. The course is appropriate for nursing students who have successfully completed N 170 and for current California licensed RNs needing a refresher.
    NR
  
  • N 263 SKILLS LAB–BASIC


    0 Unit 0.25 hour lab
    Includes demonstration and practice of basic manual skills and procedures necessary for the student at the fundamental level. Develops competency in performance of skills such as physical assessment, isolation, oxygenation, wound care, urinary catheters, medication administration, and other beginning skills. Recommended for students in N170. Non-credit,open-entry open-exit.
    R-E-1
  
  • N 264 SKILLS LAB–SPECIALTIES


    0 Unit 0.25 hour lab
    Includes demonstration and practice of nursing skills and procedures necessary for the student at the maternal child health-care level. Develops competency in performance of skills such as newborn assessment, fetal monitoring, and pediatric intravenous medications. Recommended for nursing students enrolled in N173/N174. Offered for non-credit only. Open entry/open exit.
    R-E-1
  
  • N 265 SKILLS LAB–ADVANCED


    0 Unit 0.25 hour lab
    Includes demonstration and practice of nursing skills and procedures necessary for the student at the advanced medical-surgical level. Develops competency in performance of complex skills such as intravenous fluid administration, airway management, and Mock Code. Recommended for students enrolled in N176. Open-entry/ open-exit. Offered non-credit only.
    R-E-1
  
  • N 267 SKILLS LAB–INTERMEDIATE


    0 Unit 0.25 hour lab
    Includes demonstration and practice of intermediate skills and procedures necessary for the student at the intermediate level. Develops competency in performance of skills such as suctioning, IV insertion, and other sterile procedures. Recommended for intermediate medical-surgical nursing students enrolled in N172.Offered as non-credit, open-entry/open exit.
    R-E-1
  
  • N 268 SKILLS LAB REVIEW


    0 Unit 1 hour lab
    Includes demonstration and practice of the manual skills and procedures performed by registered nurses in various settings. Is geared towards the student who has learned the skill in a previous course and desires more practice or application of the skill in a new setting. Open entry/open exit. Offered for non-credit only. Recommended for students in any core nursing course.
    R-E-1
  
  • N 280 NURSING CAREPLANS AND MAPS


    1 Unit 1 hour lecture
    Assists nursing students who want a more in-depth study of the nursing process including the creation of nursing careplans and maps. Focuses on the biopsychosocial needs of case study patients including assessment and the formation of appropriate nursing diagnosis, goals, nursing intervention, and evaluation. Use of APA formatting will be reviewed. Intended for the student who is already enrolled in a nursing program.
    NR

Paramedic

  
  • PM 220 PARAMEDIC THEORY


    14 Units 14 hours lecture
    Prerequisite: High school graduation or GED, current EMT-B certification background check, CPR certification,and official admission to the paramedic program
    Corequisite: PM 230 
    Limitation: Physical examination required
    Recommended Preparation: EMT 219 , HSC 217 , 226 
    Contains the didactic material necessary to establish a foundation to practice as a paramedic. Includes applied anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, intravenous therapy, basic and advanced life support, patient assessment, management of trauma, medical conditions emergency medical system operations and special considerations when caring for patients throughout the life span and those with special challenges.
    NR
  
  • PM 230 PARAMEDIC CLINICAL EXPERIENCE


    7.5 Units 23 hours lab
    Prerequisite: High school graduate or GED, current EMT-B certification, CPR, background check and official admission to the paramedic program
    Corequisite: PM 220  
    Limitation: Physical examination required
    Skills assessment and hospital clinical requirements for students enrolled in the paramedic program.
    NR
  
  • PM 240 PARAMEDIC FIELD INTERNSHIP


    12 Units 36 hours lab
    Prerequisite: PM 220 and 230 
    Under the direct supervision and evaluation of a licensed paramedic, students will complete a field internship experience on a designated advanced life support unit. This provides students with prehospital patient care experience and is the last course in the series preparing the student for licensure as a paramedic.
    NR

Persian

  
  • PRSN 1 ELEMENTARY PERSIAN


    5 Units 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Corequisite: PRSN 901  
    Recommended Preparation: College-level reading ability
    Designed to develop the fundamentals of communicative competence in daily spoken modern Persian (Farsi). Emphasizes listening, comprehension, and conversational skills. Early reading and writing skills are introduced, as well as fundamental aspects of culture. Equivalent to two years of high school Persian (Farsi).
    NR
  
  • PRSN 2 ELEMENTARY PERSIAN


    5 Units 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: PRSN 1 or two years of high school Persian/Farsi 
    Corequisite: PRSN 902  
    Designed to further the fundamentals of communicative competence in daily spoken modern Persian (Farsi). Focuses on listening, comprehension, and speaking. Reading and writing skills will be expanded. This course continues the familiarization with customs and cultural achievements begun in the previous semester.
    NR
  
  • PRSN 3 INTERMEDIATE PERSIAN


    5 Units 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: PRSN 2 or three years of high school Persian 
    Corequisite: PRSN 903  
    Reviews the fundamentals with further study of the Persian language, culture, and customs. Intermediate level course focuses on fluency in reading, writing, speaking and listening.
    NR
  
  • PRSN 4 INTERMEDIATE PERSIAN


    5 Units 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: PRSN 3 or four years of high school Persian 
    Corequisite: PRSN 904  
    Emphasizes fluency in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of Persian. Includes selected readings and discussions from the basic four genres in Persian and Persian-American literature, culture, and customs.
    NR
  
  • PRSN 21 INTRODUCTION TO PERSIAN CULTURE


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: College level reading ability
    Traces the development of the culture of Persian-speaking nations including history, philosophy, political ideas, literature, music, arts, science, geography, and customs and its influence on the United States and the World. Conducted in English. No prior study of the Persian Language or culture is required.
    NR
  
  • PRSN 901 PERSIAN LANGUAGE LAB


    0.5 Unit 1.5 hours learning center
    Corequisite: PRSN 1
    Requires concurrent enrollment in Persian 1. Enhances and provides practice in skills learned in Persian 1 course.
    NR
  
  • PRSN 902 PERSIAN LANGUAGE LAB


    0.5 Unit 1.5 hours learning center
    Corequisite: PRSN 2
    Requires concurrent enrollment in Elementary Persian 2. Enhances and provides practice in skills learned in Elementary Persian courses.
    NR
  
  • PRSN 903 PERSIAN LANGUAGE LAB


    0.5 Unit 1.5 hours learning center
    Corequisite: PRSN 3
    Requires concurrent enrollment in Persian 3. Enhances and provides practice in skills learned in Persian 3 course.
    NR
  
  • PRSN 904 PERSIAN LANGUAGE LAB


    0.5 Unit 1.5 hours learning center
    Corequisite: PRSN 4
    Requires concurrent enrollment in Persian 4. Enhances and provides practice in skills learned in Persian 4 course.
    NR

Philosophy

  
  • PHIL 1 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENG 1A 
    Investigates many of the major philosophical themes within the Western tradition. Among these themes will be the nature of the self, free will and determinism, the ground and nature of human knowledge, the nature of human values, ethical theory, aesthetic value, and the nature of society in relation to the individual. Other topics include the nature and methods of the sciences, philosophical psychology and the theory of language.
    NR
  
  • PHIL 1H HONORS INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENG 1A
    Investigates many of the major philosophical themes within the Western tradition. Among these themes will be the nature of the self, free will and determinism, the nature of mind and consciousness, the ground and nature of human knowledge, the nature of human values, ethical theory, aesthetic value, and the nature of society in relation to the individual. Other topics include the nature and methods of the sciences, philosophical psychology and the theory of language. The honors course emphasizes a seminar rather than lecture format for study of primary sources, an increased reliance on peer-reviewed articles, and research assignments that allow the student to pursue topics of individual interest. Credit may be earned for either PHIL 1 or 1H, but not both. Letter grade only.
    NR
  
  • PHIL 2 HISTORY OF ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENG 1A
    An historically oriented survey of the leading themes of philosophical interest within the Western tradition from the Pre-Socratic era through the Classical Periods of the Greek and Roman eras to the beginnings of the Christian period. Major figures of continuing importance to be studied may include Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, and St. Augustine. The student will become acquainted with the roots of Western civilization through studying the above writers’ theories concerning human nature of thought, truth and rational justification. Selected topics may include political philosophies, ethics, the nature of beauty (aesthetics) and the nature of the gods.
    NR
  
  • PHIL 5 HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENG 1A
    A survey of the major trends of philosophical thought from the 16th century to the 18th century. Major figures will include Descartes, Hume, and Kant. Investigates the evolving theories concerning man’s nature, value systems, views of the social order, the nature of knowledge, the nature of mind, the uses of language, and the universe and our place within it. Students will be encouraged to formulate their own critically reflective points of view with regard to the theories put forth.
    NR
  
  • PHIL 10 WORLD RELIGIONS


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENG 1A 
    A comparative study of some of the major religions of the world including the Buddhist, Confucianist, Hindu, Islamic, Judeo-Christian, Shinto and Taoist traditions. These religions will be explored from a historical standpoint; in addition, the philosophical presuppositions of each view will be discussed. Topics include the nature of human beings, the world, transcendent beings, transcendental experiences, ethics, religious rituals and rites of passage.
    NR
  
  • PHIL 12 INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: ENG 1A 
    An examination and analysis of reasoning employed in formal and informal arguments. Arguments will be formulated in class and evaluated for logical structure, validity, and soundness. Topics include the nature of arguments, the inductive-deductive distinction, fallacies, truth tables, and the proof method in sentential logic.
    NR
  
  • PHIL 14 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: PHIL 1 
    Introduces the student to the theoretical orientations, central concepts, basic problems, and classical arguments of Western philosophy of religion. The course will systematically clarify and critically analyze a range of topical problems in the philosophy of religion. These include the concept of God, traditional arguments for the existence of God (e.g. the design argument), religious ethics, the problem of evil, and philosophical atheism. Students will engage in theoretical discussions, develop critical reasoning skills, and gain reflective insight into their personal philosophy of religion.
    NR
  
  • PHIL 15 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENG 1A 
    Acquaints the student with the major concepts and methods of ethical theory within the Western tradition. Topics will include the nature of evaluation, appraisals of the good life, the source and justification of obligations to others, the possible relativity of ethical codes as they vary from culture to culture, and the connection between individual desires and social restraint. Application of these topics to issues of contemporary importance, such as the moral implications of abortion, sexual freedom of expression, changing social roles, the role of religious belief in moral theory, and the social sources of ethical perspectives.
    NR

Phlebotomy

  
  • PHLB 240 PHLEBOTOMY


    4 Units 4 hours lecture
    Corequisite: CWE 180  
    Limitation: Official admission to the Medical Lab Technology program. Current malpractice insurance, TB test results, CPR card, background check required.
    Recommended Preparation: HSC 104  
    A California state approved full training program in phlebotomy. Provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of venipuncture, skin puncture, specimen collection and handling, standard precautions, laboratory safety, and basic medical terminology. Concepts of diversity and culturally competent care for individuals from culture groups within the United States are integrated. Letter grade only.
    NR

Photography

  
  • PHOT 25 HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY


    3 Units 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    A survey of the history of photography from its origins to the present. An examination of critical and philosophical approaches to the photographic medium.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 50 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Introduction to digital photography to cover technical and aesthetic aspects. Includes operation of camera and lenses and photographic software. Fundamentals of composition, light, and portraiture are covered.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 51 INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP AND DIGITAL IMAGING


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: CIM 120 or basic operational knowledge of a computer
    An introduction to digital imaging using Adobe Photoshop software on the computer. The course will cover the various equipment and techniques utilized in the production of digital imagery: scanning, manipulation, and output. Aesthetic issues and their relationship to photography will be covered.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 55 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY II


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: PHOT 50 
    Designed for further exploration of photographic imagery and techniques. Electronic flash, wide angle, and telephoto lenses are utilized. Continued refinement of photographic software, image management and workflow. Work is executed in color and black and white.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 101 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY


    1.5 Units 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    An introductory-level course in digital photography intended for the complete novice or technically challenged. Covers basic camera controls, functions, and settings. Also includes digital image management, storage, archiving and printing techniques. Composition, light and portraiture are explored. Digital camera required, no lab (formerly PHOT 201).
    NR
  
  • PHOT 152 INTERMEDIATE PHOTOSHOP AND DIGITAL IMAGING


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: PHOT 51 
    Recommended Preparation: PHOT 50 
    An intermediate-level course in photographic manipulation using Adobe Photoshop. Relevant technical and aesthetic issues will be covered. Scanning and inkjet printing included.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 153 ADVANCED PHOTOSHOP & DIGITAL IMAGING


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: PHOT 152
    Recommended Preparation: PHOT 50
    An advanced level course in photographic manipulation using Adobe Photoshop and third party plug-ins. Relevant technical and aesthetic issues will be covered. Large format and alternative media inkjet printing will also be included.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 154 ALTERNATIVE DIGITAL PROCESSES


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: PHOT 51 
    An intermediate level course that explores analog and digital photography based techniques used to create unique art works. The course covers digital printing on alternative media, image lifts, transfers, photographic multimedia and assemblage. The course also includes scanning of positive and negative images and 3D objects. Book and portfolio presentation are also covered. Macintosh lab environment utilizing Adobe software.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 156 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY III


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: PHOT 55 
    Emphasis on creating visual imagery through advanced photographic techniques. Includes fundamentals of studio lighting, with tungsten and electronic flash systems. Continued refinement of photographic software techniques.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 157 STUDIO LIGHTING


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: PHOT55
    An introductory level course in photographic studio lighting intended for the advanced photographer. Covers lighting, equipment, and its application in a studio environment. Includes technical and aesthetic instruction with single and multiple light setups, lighting styles, and subject compositional concerns. Manually adjustable digital camera required. Macintosh lab, utilizing Adobe software.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 167 CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC LIGHTING


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: PHOT 55 
    Exploration of various lighting styles and techniques used in contemporary photography. Utilization of specialized lighting equipment both in and out of studio, with emphasis on event and location specific photographic lighting.
    NR
  
  • PHOT 177 PORTRAITURE PHOTOGRAPHY


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: PHOT 55 
    An exploration of various styles and techniques used in contemporary portraiture. Essential basics of lighting (natural and artificial), composition, and direction will be covered (formerly PHOT 200).
    NR
  
  • PHOT 190 SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN PHOTOGRAPHY


    3 Units 2 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: PHOT 50 
    Continued exploration of advanced photographic concepts and their development through various processes. Includes vintage and contemporary techniques.
    NR

Physics

  
  • PHYS 1A PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS FOR CHEMISTRY AND LIFE SCIENCES I


    4 Units 3 hours lecture 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: MATH 3A or 3AH 
    The study of mechanics, vibration and waves, fluids and thermodynamics. Topics include kinematics, and dynamics in one and two dimensions; Newton’s Laws of motion; energy and momentum; conservation principles, statics; kinematics and dynamics of rotation; elasticity; Hookes’ Law; simple harmonic motions; wave behavior; interference and standing waves; properties of fluids; Pascal’s and Bernoulli’s principles; temperature, heat, calorimetry, the gas laws, laws of thermodynamics. This course is specifically intended for Biology and Chemistry majors; not intended for Engineering and Physics majors.
    NR
 

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