2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2022  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Technology and Applied Science Degrees, Certificates and Awards



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Advanced Technology and Applied Science

Architectural Drafting

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Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology programs are designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians. Students may also complete their Associate in Science Degree requirements and prepare to transfer to a four-year college. Training is given in both theory and practical skills in the operation, maintenance, and repair of all types of automotive systems. The following five certificate options are available: Alternative Fuel Vehical Specialist, Automotive Chassis Specialist, Automotive Engine Service Specialist, Automotive Engine Performance Specialist, and General Automotive Technician.

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Computer Maintenance Technology

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Consumer Services

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Cosmetology

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Culinary Arts

(ALSO SEE Foods)

The Culinary Arts courses are designed to train students for careers in catering, chef training, and restaurant operations, as well as for promotion of foods, equipment, and products. The program offers coursework for professional improvement, and some courses can be utilized as transfer courses for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics with a Foods emphasis.

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Drafting Technology

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Ecological Restoration

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Electronic Technology

The Electronic Technology program serves three main purposes: (1) to provide certificate programs to prepare the student for a multitude of careers as an electronic technician, (2) to provide electronics skill upgrading or updating for improved job-related technical competency, and (3) to prepare students for transfer to university  Engineering Technology or Industrial Technology programs.

The program curriculum and equipment are reviewed regularly by local electronics companies to ensure that the graduate can work effectively in the current electronics industry and adapt to new electronic products and technologies.

The three certificate programs available are: Analog and Digital Circuit Electronic Technology, Digital Electronic Technology, and General Electronic Technology.

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Environmental Studies

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Family and Consumer Sciences

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Fashion

Fashion Design

The Fashion Design program prepares students with the necessary skills to obtain positions in the design, apparel manufacturing, tailoring, pattern making, custom dressmaking, and related fields. Students may focus on one of the following certificate programs: Fashion Design and Advanced Fashion Design and Apparel Manufacturing. Many of the clothing courses can be utilized as transfer courses for those pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Science (Home Economics) with a Clothing and Textiles emphasis. Refer also to the Transfer Patterns  section of this catalog or of the intended college of transfer.

Fashion Merchandising

The Fashion Merchandising program is designed to prepare professionally- trained individuals for the fashion industry. The program places emphasis on developing the fashion sense and the unique creativity of each student. The curriculum offers a comprehensive analysis of such subject areas as the manufacture, distribution, buying, and merchandising of fashion apparel.

The Fashion Merchandising program includes two certificates: Fashion Merchandising and Visual Fashion Merchandising.

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Foods

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Graphics

The Graphics program is designed to prepare students for certificates in the Computer Graphics, Graphic Communications, Graphic Design, and Illustration fields. Training is provided in both theory and practical skills. Directed skill development is stressed in the following areas of study: Computer Graphics (computer art and layout), Graphic Communications (printing), Graphic Design (design and art production), and Illustration/Animation (advertising and editorial art).

This program will provide students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills that are required for employment, Associate degree, or transfer in the related areas of design, illustration, printing, and computer graphics.

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Horticulture/Landscape Design

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Interior Design

Saddleback College offers an interdisciplinary Interior Design curriculum providing multi-level, accredited courses that prepare students with the competencies required to enter the Interior Design profession. The Associate degree will be awarded after completion of Level III.

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Marine Science Technology

The Marine Science Technology program is designed to provide technician training for several ocean-related careers. Two program options are outlined below to orient students to the different emphases necessary for individual interest and career goals.

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Nutrition

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Advanced Manufacturing

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Travel and Tourism

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