Public Health

The Associate in Science in Public Health Science for Transfer Degree prepares students for a seamless transfer into the CSU system to complete a baccalaureate degree. The Public Health Science Transfer Degree is designed to prepare students for a CSU Major in: Health Science, Health Science with Health Education option, Health Science with Public Health option, Health Science with Community Health option, Health Science with Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Health Education, Public Health, Public Health Promotion, Kinesiology with Health Education, Kinesiology with Health Science option, Kinesiology with Health and Wellness Promotion, Kinesiology with Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Collaborative Health and Human Services with Community Health option.

Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements:

(1) Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:

(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education - Breadth Requirements.

(B) A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.

(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Title 5 section 55063(a) also require that students must earn a C or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis, or a "P" if the course was taken on a 'pass-no-pass' basis.
Required Core
HE 1
Health Education (Active)
3
HE 5
Introduction to Public Health (Active)
3
MATH 5
Introduction to Statistics (Active)
3
BIO 10
Principles of Biology (Active)
4
CHEM 1A
General Chemistry (Active)
5
or
CHEM 30A
Elementary Chemistry (Active)
4
PSYC 10
Introduction to Psychology (Active)
3
BIO 7
Human Anatomy (Active)
4
and
BIO 9
Human Physiology (Active)
5
List A: Select one (3 units)
BIO 11
Nutrition (Active)
3
ECON 1
Principles of Macroeconomics (Active)
3
ECON 2
Principles of Microeconomics (Active)
3
HE 2
Human Sexuality (Active)
3
SOC 1A
Introduction to Sociology (Active)
3
General Education Requirements: CSU GE: 39; IGETC: 37
Units: 37-39
Total: 69-72
BIO 7Human Anatomy (4.0)Active
2.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab. Structural organization of the human body: gross and microscopic structure of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, sensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems, from cellular to organ system levels of organization. Includes dissection in lab. A cadaver is observed in this course. PREREQUISITE: Biological Science 10 or Biology 15 or Biology 12 with a grade of credit or C or better. (C-ID: BIOL 110B) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250, English 260 and Mathematics 430. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2017.
BIO 9Human Physiology (5.0)Active
4.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. Study of the physiological principles, function, integration and homeostasis of the human body at the cellular, tissue, organ, organ system and organism level: integumentary system, bone, skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles, nervous system, sensory organs, cardiovascular system, lymphatic and immune systems, respiratory system, urinary system, endocrine system, and reproduction system. This course is also listed as Allied Health 9. (C-ID: BIOL 120B) PREREQUISITE: Chemistry 30A, Biological Science 7 or 15 with a grade of credit or C or Better. ADVISORY: Chemistry 30B; eligible for English 250, English 260 and Mathematics 205. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Summer 2017.
BIO 10Principles of Biology (4.0)Active
3.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. An introductory biology course covering functions at the cellular and organismal levels. Includes study of the basic principles of metabolism, heredity, evolution and ecology. Primarily for non-biological science majors. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250, English 260 and Mathematics 430. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2017.
CHEM 1AGeneral Chemistry (5.0)Active
4.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. This is the first semester of a year-long general chemistry course designed for science, engineering and pre-professional majors. Topics include properties of matter, atomic structure, the Periodic Table, stoichiometry, elements and compounds, bonding, molecular structure, chemical reactions, states of matter, as well as the properties of gases and solutions. (C-ID: CHEM 110) (C-ID: CHEM 120S: Chem 1A + Chem 1B) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260. PREREQUISITE: Chemistry 30A with a grade of 'C' or better, or high school chemistry with a grade of 'B' or better completed within the last five years, and Mathematics 233 with a grade of 'C' or better. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2016.
CHEM 1BGeneral Chemistry (5.0)Active
4.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. This is the second semester of a year-long general chemistry course designed as a continuation of Chemistry 1A. Topics include solutions, thermodynamics, chemical kenetics, the equilibria of acids and bases, solubility systems, complex ions, electrochemistry, the chemistry of metals and nonmetals, as well as nuclear chemistry. (C-ID: CHEM 120S: Chem 1A + Chem 1B) PREREQUISITE: Chemistry 1A with a grade of C or better. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2016.
ACCT 103General Office Accounting (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. This course is designed to prepare students for entry-level office accounting positions. Emphasis is on practical accounting applications. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Eligible for Mathematics 205. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2013 to Fall 2017.
ACCT 103General Office Accounting (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course is designed to prepare students for entry-level office accounting positions. Emphasis is on practical accounting applications. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Eligible for Mathematics 430 or equivalent Arithmetic proficiency (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2019.
ACCT 105Payroll Accounting (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. This is an introductory course in payroll accounting. Topics include: payroll laws and regulations, computation of wages and salaries, Social Security taxes, income tax withholding, employer taxes, payroll tax filing and reporting, and other related topics. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Eligible for Mathematics 205, completion of Accounting 101. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2016 to Spring 2019.
ACCT 105Payroll Accounting (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This is an introductory course in payroll accounting. Topics include: payroll laws and regulations, computation of wages and salaries, Social Security taxes, income tax withholding, employer taxes, payroll tax filing and reporting, and other related topics. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Eligible for Mathematics 430 or equivalent Arithmetic proficiency. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2019.
ACCT 111Introduction to Income Tax (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. A study of theory, philosophy, and principles of income tax law and procedures for computing the tax liability. It includes practice in solving typical individual tax problems. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 103 or ACCT 20 (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2014.
ACCT 111Introduction to Income Tax (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. A study of theory, philosophy, and principles of income tax law and procedures for computing the tax liability. It includes practice in solving typical individual tax problems. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. PREREQUISITE: ACCT 103 or ACCT 20 (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2014.
ACCT 120Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. An introduction to computer-assisted accounting. Hands-on use of a microcomputer menu-driven accounting package to do general ledger, sales journal, cash receipts journal, cash payments journal, purchases journal, payroll, receivables, payables and related financial reports. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. This course is also listed as CSIS 120. (C-ID: ACCT 120) ADVISORY: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or the equivalent computer experience. ACCT 20 or ACCT 101 or ACCT 103 or ACCT 105 or the equivalent accounting experience. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2013 to Fall 2017.
ACCT 120Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. An introduction to computer-assisted accounting. Hands-on use of a microcomputer menu-driven accounting package to do general ledger, sales journal, cash receipts journal, cash payments journal, purchases journal, payroll, receivables, payables and related financial reports. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. This course is also listed as CSIS 120. (C-ID: ACCT 120) ADVISORY: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or the equivalent computer experience. ACCT 20 or ACCT 101 or ACCT 103 or ACCT 105 or the equivalent accounting experience. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2019.
ACCT 121Spreadsheet - MS Excel (1.0-2.0)Historical
1.0-2.0 Lecture. Introduction to the computer spreadsheet software. A hands-on approach to learning terms, commands, and applications of a spreadsheet program. This course will help prepare students for taking the Excel MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) exams. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Also listed as CSIS 121. ADVISORY: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or equivalent computer experience. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2015 to Fall 2019.
ACCT 121Spreadsheet - MS Excel (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This computer spreadsheet software course uses a hands-on approach to learning terms, commands, and applications of a spreadsheet program. It includes creating spreadsheets that utilize formulas, graphing, formatting, database features, and financial business calculations for decision making. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Also listed as ACCT 121. ADVISORY: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or basic keyboarding skills. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2019.
ACCT 190Occupational Work Experience/Accounting (1.0-4.0)Active
3.3-16.7 Lab. Occupational work experience for students who have a job related to their major. A training plan is developed cooperatively between the employer, college and student. (P/NP grading) 75 hours per semester paid work = 1 unit. 60 hours non-paid (volunteer) work per semester = 1 unit. Student repetition is allowed per Title 5 Section 55253. Minimum 2.00 GPA. REQUIRED: Declared vocational major. (Pass/No Pass.) Effective: Fall 2016.
ACCT 20Financial Accounting (4.0)Historical
4.0 Lecture. An introduction to accounting as an information system, examining why it is important and how it is used by investors, creditors, and others to make decisions. The course covers the accounting information system including the process, purpose, concepts, rules, and theory. The course will include the application of accounting principles, concepts, and theory used to accumulate and summarize financial data into financial statements. The course will include issues relating to asset, liability, and equity valuation, revenue and expense recognition, cash flow, internal controls, and ethics. The course will include the critical analysis and interpretation of financial information and financial statements. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. (C-ID: ACCT 110) ADVISORY: Intermediate Algebra (Math 233 or Math 240), English College Reading (English 260), English Practical Writing (English 250), and basic computerized spreadsheet knowledge. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2014 to Fall 2018.
ACCT 20Financial Accounting (4.0)Active
4.0 Lecture. An introduction to accounting as an information system, examining why it is important and how it is used by investors, creditors, and others to make decisions. The course covers the accounting information system including the process, purpose, concepts, rules, and theory. The course will include the application of accounting principles, concepts, and theory used to accumulate and summarize financial data into financial statements. The course will include issues relating to asset, liability, and equity valuation, revenue and expense recognition, cash flow, internal controls, and ethics. The course will include the critical analysis and interpretation of financial information and financial statements. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. (C-ID: ACCT 110) ADVISORY: Intermediate Algebra (Math 233 or Math 240), English College Reading (English 260), English Practical Writing (English 250), and basic computerized spreadsheet knowledge. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2018.
ACCT 203General Office Accounting (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. This course is designed to prepare students for entry-level office accounting positions. Emphasis is on practical accounting applications. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Eligible for Mathematics 430. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2017 to Spring 2019.
ACCT 21Managerial Accounting (4.0)Historical
4.0 Lecture. This course will study how managers use accounting information for decision making, planning, directing and controlling. Topics will include managerial control methods, cost terms, cost concepts, cost behaviors, cost accounting, cost-volume-profit analysis, variable costing, budgeting, decision making concepts and other related topics. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. (C-ID: ACCT 120) PREREQUISITE: ACCT 20, Financial Accounting. ADVISORY: Intermediate Algebra (Math 233 or Math 240), English College Reading (English 260), English Practical Writing (English 250), and basic computerized spreadsheet knowledge. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2015 to Spring 2019.
ACCT 21Managerial Accounting (4.0)Active
4.0 Lecture. This course will study how managers use accounting information for decision making, planning, directing and controlling. Topics will include managerial control methods, cost terms, cost concepts, cost behaviors, cost accounting, cost-volume-profit analysis, variable costing, budgeting, decision making concepts and other related topics. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. (C-ID: ACCT 120) PREREQUISITE: ACCT 20, Financial Accounting. ADVISORY: Intermediate Algebra (Math 235 or Math 240), eligible for English 1A and basic computerized spreadsheet knowledge. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2019.
ACCT 220Computerized Accounting - QuickBooks (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. An introduction to computer-assisted accounting. Hands-on use of a microcomputer menu-driven accounting package to do general ledger, sales journal, cash receipts journal, cash payments journal, purchases journal, payroll, receivables, payables and related financial reports. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. This course is also listed as CSIS 220. (C-ID: ACCT 120) ADVISORY: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or the equivalent computer experience. ACCT 20 or ACCT 101 or ACCT 103 or ACCT 105 or the equivalent accounting experience. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2017 to Spring 2019.
ACCT 23Independent Study (1.0-2.0)Active
3.0-6.0 TBA. Designed to afford selected students specialized opportunities for exploring areas at the independent study level. The courses may involve extensive library work, research in the community, or special projects. May be repeated until six units of credit are accrued. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. REQUIRED: The study outline prepared by the student and the instructor must be filed with the department and the dean. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Spring 2011.
AH 30Standard First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (2.0)Historical
2.0 Lecture. First aid training to prepare people to meet the needs of emergencies when medical assistance is delayed. Incorporates the techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Includes information on the care of wounds, fractures, burns, poisoning, shock, as well as elementary rescue transportation. A satisfactory grade qualifies the student for a Red Cross Standard First Aid card and the Red Cross CPR card. May be repeated three times for credit. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2016 to Fall 2017.
AH 30First Aid and CPR (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course involves the theory and detailed demonstration of the first aid care of the injured. The student will learn to assess a victim's condition and incorporate proper treatment. Standard first aid, CPR, and AED certification(s) will be granted upon successful completion of requirements. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2017.
CD 30APracticum I - Early Childhood Field Experience (4.0)Historical
2.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab. In this course the student will practice and demonstrate developmentally appropriate early childhood program planning and teaching competencies under the supervision of ECE/CD faculty and other qualified early education professionals. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and develop professional behaviors working with children and families. Child centered, play oriented approaches to teaching, learning and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. (C-ID: ECE 210) ADVISORY: English 1A. PREREQUISITE: Completion of CD 1, CD 2 or CD/PSDYC 40, CD 5 or CD 7, and CD 32, with a grade of "C" of better. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2016 to Fall 2018.
CD 30APracticum I - EC Field Experience/Reflective Practice Seminar (4.0)Active
2.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab. In this course the student will practice and demonstrate developmentally appropriate early childhood program planning and teaching competencies under the supervision of ECE/CD faculty and other qualified early education professionals. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and develop professional behaviors working with children and families. Child centered, play oriented approaches to teaching, learning and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. (C-ID: ECE 210) ADVISORY: English 1A. PREREQUISITE: Completion of CD 1, CD 2 or CD/PSDYC 40, CD 5 or CD 7, and CD 32, with a grade of "C" of better. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2018.
CD 30BPracticum II: Advanced Early Childhood Field Experience (4.0)Historical
2.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab. Advance practicum, continuation of CD 30A. Designing, developing and implementing contemporary curriculum and instructional methods for early childhood education programs. PREREQUISITE: Completion of Child Development CD 30A with a grade of "C" or higher. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2015 to Spring 2019.
CD 30BPracticum II: Advanced Early Childhood/TK Field Experience (4.0)Active
2.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab. Advance practicum, continuation of CD 30A. Designed for students at the end of their Early Childhood certificate program and/or Transitional Kindergarten certificate program. Student teachers will participate in 108 hours of supervised clinical practice. Designing, developing and implementing contemporary curriculum and instructional methods for early childhood education/transitional kindergarten programs. PREREQUISITE: Completion of Child Development CD 30A with a grade of "C" or higher. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2019.
CGD 30Environmental Design (3.0)Historical
2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. Design and develop conceptual plans using freehand sketches and building information modeling (BIM) to produce rendered interior and exterior pictorials. Refine resultant 3D BIM models to address complexity of architectural design by meeting user's needs with an environmentally sound, cost effective, aesthetically pleasing design solution that complies with planning requirements and building code regulations. Generate plans and schedules to produce portions of construction documents required for obtaining building permits and providing bidding documents. Prepares students with technical design sills required for entering environmental planning and construction management. ADVISORY: CGD 2 (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2014.
CGD 30Environmental Design (3.0)Historical
2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. Design and develop conceptual plans using freehand sketches and building information modeling (BIM) to produce rendered interior and exterior pictorials. Refine resultant 3D BIM models to address complexity of architectural design by meeting user's needs with an environmentally sound, cost effective, aesthetically pleasing design solution that complies with planning requirements and building code regulations. Generate plans and schedules to produce portions of construction documents required for obtaining building permits and providing bidding documents. Prepares students with technical design sills required for entering environmental planning and construction management. ADVISORY: CGD 2 (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2014.
CHEM 12AOrganic Chemistry (5.0)Active
3.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab. This is the first semester of a year-long organic chemistry course designed for chemistry majors, pre-professional medical, biology, and science majors. Topics include nomenclature, stereochemistry, mechanisms, reactions and spectroscopic studies of organic compounds. Lecture and laboratory methods will focus on synthesis, isolation, purification, elucidation, and identification of organic structures, as well as instrumental methods and data interpretation. (C-ID: CHEM 150, CHEM 160S) PREREQUISITE: Chemistry 1B (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2016.
CHEM 12BOrganic Chemistry (5.0)Active
3.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab. This is the second semester of a year-long organic chemistry course designed as a continuation of Chemistry 12A. Topics include nomenclature, stereochemistry, mechanism, reactions, and spectroscopic studies of the various organic functional groups. Lecture and laboratory methods will focus on synthesis, isolation, purification, elucidation and identification of organic structures as well as instrumental methods and data interpretation. (C-ID: CHEM 160S) PREREQUISITE: Chemistry 12A (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2016.
CHEM 1AGeneral Chemistry (5.0)Active
4.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. This is the first semester of a year-long general chemistry course designed for science, engineering and pre-professional majors. Topics include properties of matter, atomic structure, the Periodic Table, stoichiometry, elements and compounds, bonding, molecular structure, chemical reactions, states of matter, as well as the properties of gases and solutions. (C-ID: CHEM 110) (C-ID: CHEM 120S: Chem 1A + Chem 1B) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260. PREREQUISITE: Chemistry 30A with a grade of 'C' or better, or high school chemistry with a grade of 'B' or better completed within the last five years, and Mathematics 233 with a grade of 'C' or better. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2016.
CHEM 1BGeneral Chemistry (5.0)Active
4.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. This is the second semester of a year-long general chemistry course designed as a continuation of Chemistry 1A. Topics include solutions, thermodynamics, chemical kenetics, the equilibria of acids and bases, solubility systems, complex ions, electrochemistry, the chemistry of metals and nonmetals, as well as nuclear chemistry. (C-ID: CHEM 120S: Chem 1A + Chem 1B) PREREQUISITE: Chemistry 1A with a grade of C or better. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2016.
CHEM 23Independent Study (1.0-2.0)Active
3.0-6.0 TBA. Designed to afford selected students specialized opportunities for exploring areas at the independent study level. The courses may involve extensive library work, research in the community, or special projects. May be repeated until six units of credit are accrued. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. REQUIRED: The study outline prepared by the student and the instructor must be filled with the department and the dean. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2010.
CHEM 30AElementary Chemistry (4.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. This is a first semester college chemistry course designed for majors preparing to take Chemistry 1A, nursing and allied health students, as well as general education. The course will cover the principles of chemistry including properties of matter, energy, atomic theory, the Periodic Table, stoichiometry, elements and compounds, the properties of bonding, molecular structure, chemical reactions, states of matter, acidity, solutions and gases, as well as an introduction to organic chemistry. ADVISORY: Mathematics 205; eligible for English 250 and English 260. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2013 to Spring 2018.
CHEM 30AElementary Chemistry (4.0)Active
3.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. This is a first semester college chemistry course designed for majors preparing to take Chemistry 1A, nursing and allied health students, as well as general education. The course will cover the principles of chemistry including properties of matter, energy, atomic theory, the Periodic Table, stoichiometry, elements and compounds, the properties of bonding, molecular structure, chemical reactions, states of matter, acidity, solutions and gases, as well as an introduction to organic chemistry. PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 430; eligible for English 250 and English 260. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2018.
CHEM 30BElementary Organic and Biochemistry (4.0)Active
3.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab. This is the second semester of a year-long elementary chemistry course designed as a continuation of Chemistry 30A. It is designed for science majors, nursing and allied health students. The course will cover the principles of organic and biochemistry including hydrocarbons, alcohols, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids, amines and amides, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and their functions in physiological systems, as well as organic chemical reactions. PREREQUISITE: Chemistry 30A with a grade of C or better. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2018.
JFT 30Paramedic Core (11.0-14.0)Historical
7.5-9.6 Lecture, 17.6-22.4 Lab. This course is designed to guide students to successful completion of the National Registry EMT-Paramedic exam and meets the training requirements mandated by the State of California, California Code of Regulations Title 22. The didactic instruction represents the delivery of primarily cognitive material. This is the first part of a three-part program. Students must successfully complete the didactic portion of training prior to progressing to Clinical training (part two). PREREQUISITE: JFT 17 EMT (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2013.
JFT 30Paramedic Core (11.0-14.0)Active
5.0-7.0 Lecture, 17.3-20.8 Lab. This course is designed to guide students to successful completion of the National Registry EMT-Paramedic exam and meets the training requirements mandated by the State of California, California Code of Regulations Title 22. The didactic instruction represents the delivery of primarily cognitive material. This is the first part of a three-part program. Students must successfully complete the didactic portion of training prior to progressing to Clinical training (part two). PREREQUISITE: JFT 17 EMT, (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2013.
THEA 30Dance Appreciation (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. Students will explore dance from an aesthetic, historic, and cultural point of view. Students will examine the elements of dance including body, space, time, and dynamic qualities and develop a vocabulary with which to analyze and write critically about dance. Dance will be explored in many of its genres including social dance, jazz dance, ballet, modern, and dance from cultures around the globe. Attendance at a live dance performance is required. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2018.
ECON 1Principles of Macroeconomics (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. Introduction to the principles of macroeconomic analysis, economic institutions, and economic policy; supply and demand, determinants and distribution of output, income, and welfare through the market system; international trade and globalization. Measurement, determinants of, and policies relating to long-run economic growth, business cycle fluctuations, unemployment, and inflation. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. (C-ID: ECON 202) PREREQUISITE: MATH 430 or MATH 205 (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2018.
ECON 2Principles of Microeconomics (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. Introduction to microeconomic principles, theory, and analysis. Topics include scarcity and resource allocation, specialization and exchange, and the determinants and distribution of output, income, and welfare through the market system, as well as elasticity, production and cost theory, and market failure caused by externalities and asymmetric information. Includes consumer choice and utility maximization, as well as profit maximization in various competitive settings. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. (C-ID: ECON 201) PREREQUISITE: MATH 430 or MATH 205 (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2018.
HE 1Health Education (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course focuses on attaining individual awareness, critical-thinking skills and self-responsibility relating to personal health. The interaction of individual physical, psychological, social, emotional, spiritual and environmental factors in determining health status is developed through integration of major concepts. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260. (Option of a standard letter grade or Pass/no pass.) Effective: Fall 2019.
HE 2Human Sexuality (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. Assists students in gaining increased knowledge, appreciation, and respect for their own sexuality, as well as others. Approved by the Board of Registered Nursing for 54 hours of continuing education credit (Provider #00892). (C-ID: PSY 130) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260 (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2018.
HE 5Introduction to Public Health (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course is an introduction to the discipline of public health. It provides students with the basic concepts and terminologies of public health as well as an overview of the functions of various public health professions and institutions. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 1A. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2019.
PSYC 10Introduction to Psychology (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. The nature, scope, methods, presuppositions, history, and fields of psychology together with the scientific study of factors influencing human behavior, human development, perception, learning, memory, emotion, personality, frustration, and psychotherapy. This course was previously listed as PSYC 1A. (C-ID: PSY 110) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2019.
SOC 1AIntroduction to Sociology (3.0)Historical
3.0 Lecture. Analysis of the structure and dynamics of human society focusing on basic concepts, theories and methods; the development of culture; the socialization process; group behavior; social inequality, deviance; sexism, racism, and ageism; major social structures and social institutions; human ecology, and global dynamics. Emphasizes contemporary American society. (C-ID: SOCI 110) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2015 to Fall 2020.
SOC 1AIntroduction to Sociology (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. Analysis of the structure and dynamics of human society focusing on basic concepts, theories and methods; the development of culture; the socialization process; group behavior; social inequality, deviance; sexism, racism, and ageism; major social structures and social institutions; human ecology, and global dynamics. Emphasizes contemporary American society. (C-ID: SOCI 110) ADVISORY: Completion of English 280 or equivalent skill level recommended. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Fall 2020.
SOC 1BIntroduction to Sociology: Social Problems (3.0)Active
3.0 Lecture. This course provides an overview of how sociologists understand, identify, and address social problems, including the role of power and ideology in the definition of social problems. Students will be introduced to and critically evaluate various theories to explain and analyze the causes and consequences of social problems, their presence in our lives, and the extent to which they can be defined as social problems. In addition to identifying contemporary social problems, students will explore the root causes of these social problems and search for potential solutions and methods of intervention. Some issues that may be examined are: economic globalization, immigration, poverty, inequalities in educational and employment opportunities, race and gender inequality, and crime and violence in society. (C-ID: SOCI 115) ADVISORY: Sociology 1A. (Standard Letter Grade.) Effective: Spring 2017.