Mar 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum 
    
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum

Course List


Course Information

Below is a list of all courses available at IVC. To search for a particular course, use the Course Filter feature. If you are experiencing difficulty in using the keyword/phrase search, use the “Type” drop-down feature instead of the keyword search.

 

Human Development

  
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    HD 101 OBSERVATION AND ASSESSMENT OF YOUNG CHILDREN

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7 /PSYC 7  and HD 15 /SOC 15  
    This course introduces the appropriate use of assessment and observation strategies to document the growth and development of young children. The course focuses on selecting and using information collected as documentation to plan and implement quality programming and meet the individual needs of the child. The course also examines methods of utilizing data about each child to form effective partnerships between families and professionals. The course explores recording strategies including rating scales, portfolios, and use of multiple assessment methods. Meets course requirement for Title 22 Licensing and the California Child Development Permit. C-ID: ECE 200. NR
  
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    HD 105 INFANT-TODDLER PROGRAMS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: HD 4  
    This course explores the caregiving skills necessary in the delivery of high quality programs for infants and toddlers. It focuses on relationships among caregivers, infants and other adults as well as the physical and social environment of the program including health and safety concerns, cultural and gender identity and guidance methods. Additionally this course addresses the development of the caregiver as a professional and as an educator of parents. Completion of the course partially qualifies students to work in a licensed childcare facility. NR
  
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    HD 110 PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course introduces the underlying theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practices as applied to early childhood education programs and environments. The course emphasizes the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting the physical, social, creative, and intellectual development of all children. The course includes a review of the historical roots of early childhood programs and the evolution of professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics, and professional identity, as well as current trends in the field. Students are introduced to different types of early childhood programs, professional opportunities and qualifications, and laws and regulations governing programs. C-ID: ECE 120. NR
  
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    HD 115 INTRODUCTION TO CURRICULUM

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7 /PSYC 7  and HD 15 /SOC 15  
    This course provides an overview of planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum and play-based environments for young children. The course examines the teacher’s role in supporting development and learning, and fostering respect for children of diverse economic backgrounds, cultures, languages, and abilities. Content areas include language and literacy, social and emotional learning, sensory learning, art, creativity, math, science and physical development. Students observe and assess effective strategies for developing curriculum and adapting environments. Meets the course requirement for Title 22 Licensing and the California Child Development Permit. C-ID: ECE 130. NR
  
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    HD 120 CHILD GUIDANCE AND DISCIPLINE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course presents the basic principles and theories of child guidance and discipline through a strengths-based approach. Students will look at the multiple factors that make each guidance situation unique. The student will apply effective communication techniques and guidance strategies to real-life situations in a play-based environment and consider effective techniques for guiding young children in all early childhood curricular areas. A focus on the moral and ethical considerations involved in guiding young children will be pursued as the student develops a professional philosophy of guidance that considers diversity of family and culture. Meets the course requirements for Title 22 Licensing and the California Child Development Permit. NR
  
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    HD 130 TEACHING IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7 /PSYC 7  and HD 15 /SOC 15  
    This course offers a critical examination of societal and personal attitudes, beliefs, values, assumptions, and biases about culture, race, language, identity, family structure, ability, socioeconomic status, and diverse groups affected by systemic oppression. The course is designed to help students recognize and confront barriers that interfere with their ability to work effectively with diverse populations of children and families, and to enhance teachers’ skills for educating children in a pluralistic society. Meets the course requirement for Title 22 Licensing and the California Child Development Permit. C-ID: ECE 230. NR
  
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    HD 131 CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDREN

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7 
    This course examines creativity as a critical function in the holistic development of young children. The course focuses on the importance of art, music, movement, imagery, literacy activities, and dramatic play in furthering children’s overall development. Students will engage in creative activities, make connections between their experiences and those of children, and apply what they have learning in real-life settings with young children. Completion of the course partially qualifies students to work in a licensed childcare facility. NR
  
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    HD 145 LANGUAGE AND LITERACY FOUNDATIONS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7  
    This course looks at the foundations of language and literacy skills in young children. It includes a discussion of national policies and instructional approaches in the language and literacy realm, oral language development, and early writing. Students explore early literacy strategies and best practices for exposing young children to literature. The course presents techniques for assessing and documenting language and literacy development with an eye to adapting instruction for children with special needs. Integrating language and literacy activities with other areas of curriculum, as well as supporting family literacy, is emphasized. This course partially qualifies students to work in a licensed childcare facility. NR
  
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    HD 150 HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION OF CHILDREN

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7 , HD 110  
    This course presents a study of health practices, methods of implementing a safe environment, and planning and facilitating a sound nutrition program for children. It introduces laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures, and curriculum related to health, safety, and nutrition. The course identifies key components that ensure physical health, mental health, safety, and adequate nutrition of both children and staff, stressing the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. The focus is on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for children. Meets course requirement for Title 22 Licensing and the California Child Development Permit. C-ID: ECE 220. NR
  
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    HD 160 ADVANCED CURRICULUM PLANNING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: Completion of all work in the certificate program except HD 181  or completion of all coursework in the transfer degree except HD 181 .
    This course presents an advanced study of the role of curriculum in the early childhood classroom. Emphasis is on the underlying theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) in a strong play-based learning environment. The theoretical perspectives of Dewey, Erikson, Montessori, Piaget,and Vygotsky provide a framework for teaching and learning. The course also introduces effective techniques for evaluating and rating individual classrooms. This course may be applied toward the California Child Development Permit. NR
  
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    HD 161 PRINCIPLES OF ADULT SUPERVISION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS

    2 Units - 2 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: A minimum of 12 units in early childhood education
    Recommended Preparation: Child Development Certificate
    This course studies the methods and principles of supervising adults in early childhood settings. Emphasis is on the role of experienced classroom teachers and administrators who mentor new teachers while simultaneously addressing the needs of children, families, and other staff members. This course meets adult supervision requirements for Master Teacher, Site Supervision, and Program Director Child Development Permits, and for teachers applying to the California Early Childhood Mentor Program. NR
  
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    HD 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

    1 Unit - 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator.
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    HD 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

    2 Units - 2 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator.
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    HD 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

    3 Units - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator.
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    HD 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

    4 Units - 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator.
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    HD 181 PRACTICUM: EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: HD 7 , HD 15 HD 101 , HD 110 , HD 115 , HD 120 , HD 130 , HD 150  OR BA degree plus HD 7 , HD 15 HD 120 , plus 3 units from above list
    Corequisite: One unit of HD 168  
    Limitation: Student must have current clear TB test or chest x-ray
    This course is designed as a review and practical application of early childhood teaching competencies under the supervision of a master or mentor teacher. Students are required to participate in all segments of the program including curriculum planning and implementation, classroom management, effective guidance and communication with children and adults, observing and assessing children, and initiating activities. Lecture and discussion relate to putting theoretical concepts into practice directly with children. Concurrent enrollment in one unit of HD 168  is required. Meets course requirement for Title 22 licensing and California Child Development Permit. C-ID: ECE 210. NR
  
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    HD 190 ADMINISTRATION OF SCHOOLS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN - PROGRAM

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: Child Development Certificate or 24 units of HD/ECE courses.
    This course presents the principles of planning the program for a center and working effectively with staff and parents. It explores the role of the director, educational philosophy, personnel management, staff relations and training, effective communication, and professionalism in the field of Early Childhood Education (ECE). It is one of two courses in administration and partially meets requirements for directors under Title 22 and for the Child Development Center Permit issues by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. NR
  
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    HD 191 ADMINISTRATION OF SCHOOLS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN - BUDGET/MANAGEMENT

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: Child Development Certificate or 24 units of HD/ECE courses
    This course presents a study of principles of budget planning and child care center management. It explores financial management including developing and implementing an annual budget, financial policies and procedures, accounting and bookkeeping, and fund development. It also covers establishing policies and procedures, effective marketing techniques, legal issues, state licensing requirements and professional accreditation. NR
  
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    HD 213 OPERATING A QUALITY CHILD CARE PROGRAM IN YOUR HOME

    0.5 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture
    This course discusses the requirements of operating a high quality family child care business in the home. Planning for quality; developing general policies and procedures; incorporating specific licensing and legal requirements; effective communication; maintaining a strong client base; and ensuring a high-quality program make up its content. NR
  
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    HD 215 PLANNING YOUR FAMILY CHILD CARE PROGRAMS

    0.5 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture
    This course provides specific examples of age-appropriate activities for children within a family child care home. It is designed for family child care providers. Areas of emphasis include dramatic play, art, math, science, cooking, language and literature, and motor activities. Students consider options for organizing the home environment, scheduling activities, and applying various guidance and discipline techniques. NR
  
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    HD 231 CHILD MALTREATMENT: IDENTIFICATION AND TREATMENT

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    This course provides an overview of child maltreatment, including various types of abuse and neglect. The course examines the warning signs and consequences of maltreatment, as well as strategies for its prevention. Students receive instruction in the mandated requirements for and steps involved in reporting suspected cases of child maltreatment and available options for permanency planning, including foster care, kinship care and adoption. NR
  
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    HD 232 CHILDREN AND DIVORCE

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    This course explores the common problems and concerns of families going through the process of divorce, focusing on the complexities of the experience from the child’s perspective. It examines children’s reactions to divorce and presents parents and teachers with practical information - concepts, insights, examples, and techniques - to help children through the experience. The course is of particular interest to parents, teachers, and childcare providers. NR
  
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    HD 250 TEACHING MATHEMATICS IN PLAY-BASED EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    This course explores the emerging understanding of math concepts children can learn in a play-based early childhood program. Emphasis is on integrating a child-based approach and content standards. The theoretical perspectives of Piaget and Vygotsky provide a framework for teaching. This course is appropriate for early childhood educators and parents of young children. NR
  
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    HD 251 TEACHING SCIENCE IN A PLAY-BASED EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    This course explores how a play-based early childhood program can help foster children’s understanding of science concepts in developmentally appropriate ways. Emphasis is on integrating a child-based approach and content standards. The theoretical perspectives of Piaget and Vygotsky provide a framework for teaching. The course is designed both for parents of young children and for early childhood educators and administrators seeking professional development. NR
  
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    HD 252 TEACHING LITERACY IN A PLAY-BASED EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    This course explores how a play-based early childhood program can help foster children’s emerging reading and writing abilities in developmentally appropriate ways. Emphasis is on integrating a child-based approach and content standards. Theoretical perspectives provide a framework for teaching. The course is appropriate for early childhood educators and parents of young children. NR
  
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    HD 253 DEALING WITH CHALLENGING CHILDREN

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7 /PSYC 7  and HD 15 /SOC 15  
    This course is useful for teachers in after/before school child care programs as well as teachers of children in middle childhood. It provides an overview of effective guidance and communication strategies for school age children with a focus on challenging behaviors seen in middle childhood. Principles of positive guidance and specific applications for addressing challenging behaviors will be emphasized. This course partially meets requirements for Title 22 licensing. NR
  
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    HD 266 PROGRAM PLANNING FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7  and HD 15   
    This course presents an integrated approach to School-Age Care (SAC). It provides the foundation of middle childhood theories and specific guidelines to ensure high program quality. Topics include: creating the SAC environment, incorporating best practices, applying procedures and policies, scheduling, planning curricula, and teaching social skills that will facilitate the prosocial development of children. This course partially meets Title 22 licensing requirements for SAC programs. NR
  
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    HD 267 STAFF DEVELOPMENT TOPICS FOR SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7  and HD 15  
    This course prepares students to work as high quality child care providers with elementary aged children in after school care programs. Students will learn the developmental characteristics of elementary aged children, determine strategies for planning activities, handling problems and conflicts among children, and connecting with families. Meets Title 22 and Child Development Permit requirements for school-age childcare. NR
  
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    HD 268 GUIDANCE AND DISCIPLINE FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDCARE

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7  and HD 15  
    This course presents an overview of effective discipline and guidance techniques for school-age children. Emphasis is on principles of positive guidance, strategies for guidance, and specific applications for children ages five to twelve. The course partially meets Title 22 licensing requirements for school-age childcare. NR
  
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    HD 269 HOLIDAY AND SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7  and HD 15   
    This course presents an integrated approach to school-age curriculum with an emphasis on planning and organizing programs for summer and holidays. It includes scheduling for full-day programs and planning, themes, activities, field trips, and long-term projects. Partially meets Title 22 licensing requirements for school-age childcare providers. NR
  
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    HD 270 ART, MUSIC, AND DRAMA FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7 /PSYC 7  and HD 15 /SOC 15  
    This course presents specific techniques for integrating art, music, and drama into the school-age curriculum. Utilizing an experiential approach it presents an overview of creative expression, the role of the arts in supporting development, and specific means of implementing developmentally appropriate activities into daily planning. The course meets Title 22 and Child Development Permit requirements for school-age childcare providers. NR
  
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    HD 271 RECREATION, SPORTS AND FITNESS FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    Recommended Preparation: HD 7  and HD 15   
    This course presents an integrated approach to school-age curriculum with an emphasis on encouraging fitness. The course includes an overview of physical and motor skill development from ages five to twelve and factors that contribute to problems of weight and child obesity. Students explore specific activities - cooperative games, movement activities, and sports - to promote fitness and health. The course partially meets Title 22 requirements for school-age childcare providers. NR

Humanities

  
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    FILM 70 HISTORY OF FILM

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course examines the development of film as one of the dominant art forms of the 20th and 21st century. Important technical achievements, movements, filmmakers, and historical trends will be discussed chronologically. Emphasis will be placed on the analysis of landmark films that represent the most pivotal moments in film history. FILM 70 was formerly offered as HUM 70. NR
  
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    FILM 71 INTRODUCTION TO FILM

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course offers an introduction to the narrative, thematic, and aesthetic and philosophical aspects of cinema. Students will examine a wide variety of films focusing on storytelling, staging, cinematography, acting, editing, sound, and film theory. Emphasis will be placed on the artistic quality of film and the development of technical methods used by filmmakers to present their ideas. Credit may be earned in either FILM 71 or 71H, but not both. FILM 71 was formerly offered as HUM 71. NR
  
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    FILM 71H INTRODUCTION TO FILM HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course offers an advanced introduction to the narrative, thematic, aesthetic, and philosophical aspects of cinema. Students will examine a wide variety of films focusing on storytelling, staging, cinematography, acting, editing, sound, and film theory. Emphasis will be placed on the artistic quality of film and the development of technical methods used by filmmakers to present their ideas. As an honors course, students will encounter more demanding film texts (including avant garde and experimental films) and readings in the areas of criticism and theory. Enriched assignments will require a higher level of engagement expressed in written and oral forms. Credit may be earned in either FILM 71  or FILM 71H, but not both. FILM 71H was formerly offered as HUM 71H. NR
  
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    FILM 72 FILM AND AMERICAN CULTURE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces students to the critical study of the representation and construction of American culture in film. Lectures, readings and screenings focus on the cinematic depiction of values and major events, political and social realities, and the portrayal of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class. Special attention will be paid to issues unique to documentary films: objectivity and subjectivity, ethical considerations, aesthetic developments, and production practices. Credit may be earned in either FILM 72 or 72H but not both. FILM 72 was formerly offered as HUM 72. NR
  
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    FILM 72H FILM AND AMERICAN CULTURE HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    This course introduces students to the critical study of the representation and construction of American culture in film. Lectures, readings and screenings focus on the cinematic depiction of values and major events, political and social realities, and the portrayal of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class. Special attention will be paid to issues unique to documentary films: objectivity and subjectivity, ethical considerations, aesthetic developments, and production practices. As an honors course, students will encounter more demanding film texts as well as challenging readings in the areas of race, class, sexuality and gender criticism and theory. Enriched assignments will require a higher level of engagement expressed in written and oral forms. Credit may be earned in either FILM 72 or 72H, but not both. FILM 72H was formerly offered as HUM 72H. NR
  
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    FILM 73 FILM GENRE STUDIES

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course examines the emergence of a category, or genre, of film within the context of film history. Each time the course is offered, it focuses on one or more genres (e.g., the Western, gangster film, musical, film noir) and the societal and economic context in which film types emerge. Students view representative films in order to identify and analyze techniques and conventions unique to the genres under consideration. FILM 73 was formerly offered as HUM 73. NR
  
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    FILM 74 FILM AND LITERATURE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course analyzes films adapted from literary texts, and the relationship between these films and their source texts. Students read, discuss and analyze texts in order to explore themes, issues, and literary forms used to present them, and then view, discuss, and analyze the film adaptation of the text. Emphasis will be placed on the complex relationship between film and its literary source, especially the challenges of adapting the story from a literary audience to a film audience. HUM 74 is also listed as LIT 48 ; credit will be given in either area, not both. FILM 74 was formerly offered as HUM 74. NR
  
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    FILM 75 INTRODUCTION TO TELEVISION STUDIES

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces students to the critical study of television. Topics covered include formats and genres, historical and contemporary styles, regulations and public policy, the broadcast era, the cable revolution, digital innovations, convergence, and interactive television, and globalization. Course materials will also introduce students to several theories and critical methodologies for examining the construction and representation of society: media effects, active audience theories, Ideological criticism, textual analysis, semiotic analysis, cultural studies, and fan studies. FILM 75 was formerly offered as HUM 75. NR
  
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    HUM 1 INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces students to themes central to humanistic inquiry and to the methodologies used to analyze artistic and written expressions that incorporate these themes. Students examine works of literature, art, architecture and philosophy chosen from a variety of historical periods and representative of distinctive approaches to the themes under discussion. Credit may be earned in either HUM 1 or 1H, but not both. NR
  
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    HUM 1H INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces students to themes central to humanistic inquiry and to the methodologies used to analyze artistic and written expressions that incorporate these themes. Students examine works of literature, art, architecture and philosophy chosen from a variety of historical periods and representative of distinctive approaches to the themes under discussion. This honors course will be enriched through limited class size, seminar format, more extensive writing assignments, and more challenging reading assignments. Credit may be earned in either HUM 1 or 1H, but not both. NR
  
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    HUM 2 THE CULTURE OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces students to the literature, philosophy, and culture of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Students examine works that defined and reflected Greek and Roman cultural values and subsequently influenced later philosophical, artistic, and literary developments in the West. Primary sources include representative epics, dramas, and philosophical texts, and works of art and architecture that were instrumental in the development of what is known as the “classical tradition.” NR
  
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    HUM 3 THE CULTURE OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE EUROPE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course provides a general introduction to European medieval and Renaissance culture from the 12th through the 17th centuries. Students closely consider and discuss major primary works of literature, history, philosophy, and the arts. NR
  
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    HUM 4 THE CULTURE OF THE MODERN WORLD: 1700 TO THE PRESENT

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    The course provides a general introduction to the emergence and development of modernism, modernity, and modern culture from the 17th century to the present, with an emphasis on Western civilizations. Students query the distinctive qualities and transformations of the “modern” world by considering selected primary works in philosophy, history, literature, criticism, and the arts. NR
  
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    HUM 10 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL STUDIES

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Introduces students to the theories, methodologies and issues used in the field of cultural studies. Considers the political nature of knowledge, representation, and cultural identity, especially as it relates to subjectivity, identity, race, gender, sexuality, class, and colonialism. This course explores the history, nature, and strategies involved in cultural change and theorizes the emergence of cultural movements and practices. Field trips may be required. NR
  
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    HUM 20 RELIGION AND THE QUEST FOR MEANING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is an introduction to the study of religion as an academic discipline, exploring the key theoretical approaches to the nature of religious experience and its function in human society. The course focuses particularly on the nature and function of religious myth/narrative, ritual, art, architecture, doctrine, and experience. NR
  
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    HUM 21 INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN RELIGIONS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is intended to provide an introduction to the religions of Asia, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto and Pacific Island religions. This course will cover the history as well as key doctrinal, philosophical, devotional, ritual and social aspects of these religions, including an introduction to primary texts. NR
  
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    HUM 22 INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY, AND ISLAM

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is a comparative study of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. The course addresses the historical origin, growth, major doctrines, rituals, texts and philosophical presuppositions of each religion under discussion. Special attention will also be given to the interaction among these religions from ancient times to the present. NR
  
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    HUM 27 WORLD RELIGIONS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is a comparative study of some of the major world religions focusing on Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism, and also covering Hinduism, Confucianism, and Taoism. The course addresses the historical origins, growth, major doctrines, rituals, and philosophical presuppositions of each world religion under discussion. NR
  
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    HUM 50 MYTHOLOGY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course studies critical approaches to understanding myth in the comparative context of world mythology. Analyzes myths from various time periods, geographic locations, and cultural settings using a variety of critical methodologies including Freud, Jung, Levi-Strauss, Barthes, Rank, and Propp. NR

Interactive Media Arts

  
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    IMA 20 WRITING AND STORYBOARDING FOR GAMES

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Research and practice in the creation of an original story, to include storyboards, character development, plot structure and the design of both visual and verbal content. Course will study a variety of visual narrative approaches. Students will use an industry standard software to create animatics, a visual device for storytelling. NR
  
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    IMA 22 VISUAL SCRIPTING FROM GAMES

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is a visual introduction to programming for games. We study game design from concept to finished projects for playability on the PC and console. Topics include core concepts in visual scripting to include finite state machines, actions, variables, events, basic Artificial Intelligence (AI), and editing basics. Students will design and build four responsive environments. Student projects will focus on developing visual scripting skills using industry-standard software. NR
  
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    IMA 27 ENVIRONMENTAL TEXTURING AND LIGHTING

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is an introduction to Environmental Texturing and Lighting from concept to finished projects for games, virtual reality, film, emerging media, television, and the web. Topics include texturing 3D worlds, lighting 3D worlds, and output. Student projects will focus on developing conceptual and artistic skills using industry-standard software applications. NR
  
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    IMA 30 3D ANIMATION

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is an introduction to 3D animation from concept to finished projects for games, virtual reality, film, emerging media, television, and the web. Topics include the 12 principles of animation and how they are applied to a variety of rigged models used in 3D animation. Student projects will focus on developing conceptual and artistic skills using industry-standard software applications. NR
  
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    IMA 35 FUTURE GAMING AND TOY DESIGN

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Future Gaming and Toy Design concentrates on developing skills for creating electronically enhanced games and interactive devices. Student gains depth understanding of a game engine, with introduction to various input and output devices for game engine content, such as virtual, augmented, mixed reality and projection, Arduino, and 3D printing. NR
  
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    IMA 40 INTRODUCTION TO GAME DESIGN

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Corequisite: IMA 98  
    This course is an introduction to game design from concept to finished projects for playability on the PC and console. Topics include basic level design, narrative development, prop design, and creating 3D environments. Student projects will focus on developing conceptual and artistic skills using industry-standard software applications. NR
  
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    IMA 46 CONCEPT DESIGN AND VISUAL DEVELOPMENT

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    Recommended Preparation: 2D illustration software like Photoshop or similar strongly recommended
    Concept Design and Visual Development studies designing a blueprint for constructing 3D worlds for immersive environments. Topics include applied color theory, lighting and world design using 2D software in preparation for 3D production. Emphasis is placed on manipulating the eye in an interactive environment, researching a cohesive world, and color as mood. NR
  
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    IMA 79 CHARACTER DESIGN AND LAYOUT

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Art courses centered on drawing, sculpting and painting will increase student success.
    Character Design and Layout analyzes the concept design stage of game production. This is a critical stage of game production, as all employee hiring decisions and schedules are then built off of decisions made at this stage of pre-production. NR
  
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    IMA 88 3D CHARACTER ANIMATION II

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: IMA 30  
    This course focuses on intermediate skills in 3D character animation and an introduction to motion capture. Students advance their skills in 3d animation, to include character weight, advanced arcs, overlapping action, and dual character interaction. Student projects will focus on developing conceptual and artistic skills using industry-standard software applications. NR
  
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    IMA 89 RIGGING FOR 3D ANIMATION

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course focuses is on rigging a character for use in 3D character animation. Rigging is a term used for ‘making the 3D character animatable by building bones’. Students learn how to rig the face, body, and apply necessary movement constraints. Student projects will focus on developing technical skills using industry-standard 3D software. NR
  
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    IMA 90 ORGANIC MODELING

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course teaches modeling in a more sculptural software, Zbrush. IMA 90 is a course in 3D modeling as it pertains to constructing digital art assets for virtual worlds and fabricated physical objects. Course content covers 3D modeling and design from concept to finished projects for virtual worlds and physical product. Student projects will focus on developing conceptual and artistic skills using industry-standard software applications. NR
  
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    IMA 94 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT-ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

    2.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: IMA 190 
    This course covers the development and presentation of an Environmental Design portfolio and team driven project. Emphasis is on the selection of appropriate work, conceptual improvement, and methods of presentation, including digital and traditional formats. Students will complete a professional resume, cover letter, and artist’s statement suitable for transfer or the job market. In addition, student will participate in a team project wherein they create an interactive media project in a professional production environment. NR
  
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    IMA 96 2D ANIMATION PRINCIPLES

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is an introduction to 2D character design and animation from concept to finished projects for interactive media arts related industries. Topics include the principles of animation as they pertain to a hand drawn object or character. Student projects will focus on developing conceptual and artistic skills using industry-standard software applications. NR
  
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    IMA 97 2D ANIMATION PRINCIPLES II

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: IMA 96  
    This course builds upon the skills learned in IMA 96. Topics include a review of the principles of animation and industry tools, as well as advanced study in gesture, seeing, analysis, creativity, thinking, drawing and expression. Students will create art assets for immersive design media using industry standard methods. Student projects will focus on developing conceptual and artistic skills using industry-standard software applications. NR
  
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    IMA 98 3D MODELING FOR GAMES AND FILM

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Corequisite: IMA 40  
    This course is an introduction to 3D modeling from concept to finished projects for video and the Web. Topics include character design and modeling, prop design and modeling, and creating 3D environments. Student projects will focus on developing conceptual and artistic skills using industry-standard software applications. NR
  
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    IMA 99 GAME DESIGN II

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: IMA 22  
    This course is an intermediate study of game design from concept to finished project for playability on the PC and console. Topics include game level design, environments, player characters, interactions, prefabs, collections, heads up display, instantiation and rigid bodies, particle systems and menu design. Students will design and build responsive environments. Student projects will focus on developing conceptual and artistic skills using industry-standard software applications. NR
  
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    IMA 191 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT - GAME LEVEL DESIGN

    2.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisites: IMA 20 , IMA 22 , IMA 40 , and IMA 99  
    This course covers the development and presentation of a professional interactive media arts portfolio for game level design. Emphasis is on the selection of appropriate work, conceptual improvement, and methods of presentation, including digital and traditional formats. Students will complete a professional resume, cover letter, and artist’s statement suitable for transfer or the job market. In addition, student will participate in a team project wherein they create an interactive media art project in a professional production environment. NR
  
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    IMA 192 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT - 3D ANIMATION

    2.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisites: IMA 20 , IMA 30 , IMA 88 , and IMA 89 .
    This course covers the development and presentation of a 3D animation / motion capture portfolio and team driven project. Emphasis is on the selection of appropriate work, conceptual improvement, and methods of presentation, including digital and traditional formats. Students will complete a professional resume, cover letter, and artist’s statement suitable for transfer or the job market. In addition, student will participate in a team project wherein they create an interactive media project in a professional production environment. NR
  
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    IMA 193 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT - 2D MOTION

    2.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisites: ART 85 , IMA 20 , IMA 96 , and IMA 79   
    This course covers the development and presentation of a professional fine art and graphic design portfo-lio. Emphasis is on the selection of appropriate work, conceptual improvement, and methods of presen-tation, including digital and traditional formats. Students will complete a professional resume, cover letter, and artist’s statement suitable for transfer or the job market. In addition, student will participate in a team project wherein they create an interactive media art project in a professional production envi-ronment. NR

Intercollegiate Athletics

  
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    IA 1 INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTS OFF SEASON TRAINING

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Previous experience playing competitive athletics at the high school or club level.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for intercollegiate athletics. R-E-3
  
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    IA 1A INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTS OFF SEASON TRAINING A

    1.5 Units - 5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Previous experience playing competitive athletics at the high school or club level.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for intercollegiate athletics. R-E-3
  
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    IA 2 INTERCOLLEGIATE MEN’S BASKETBALL

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in men’s intercollegiate basketball. R-E-3
  
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    IA 3 INTERCOLLEGIATE MEN’S BASEBALL

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in men’s intercollegiate baseball. R-E-3
  
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    IA 4 INTERCOLLEGIATE SAND VOLLEYBALL

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    Recommended Preparation: KNES 79  or two years of organized competitive playing experience strongly recommended.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in intercollegiate sand volleyball. R-E-3
  
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    IA 6 INTERCOLLEGIATE MEN’S GOLF

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    This course is designed to give students an opportunity to train for and participate in men’s intercollegiate golf. R-E-3
  
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    IA 7 INTERCOLLEGIATE WOMEN’S GOLF

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    This course is designed to give students an opportunity to train for and participate in women’s intercollegiate golf. R-E-3
  
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    IA 9 INTERCOLLEGIATE MEN’S TENNIS

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    Recommended Preparation: KNES 26  or two years of organized competitive playing experience strongly recommended.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in men’s intercollegiate tennis. R-E-3
  
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    IA 10 INTERCOLLEGIATE WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    Recommended Preparation: KNES 78  or organized competitive playing experience (including high school) strongly recommended.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in women’s intercollegiate volleyball. R-E-3
  
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    IA 12 INTERCOLLEGIATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    This course give students an opportunity to train for and participate in women’s intercollegiate basketball. R-E-3
  
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    IA 13 INTERCOLLEGIATE WOMEN’S TENNIS

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    Recommended Preparation: KNES 28  or two years of organized competitive playing experience strongly recommended.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in women’s intercollegiate tennis. R-E-3
  
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    IA 15 INTERCOLLEGIATE MEN’S SOCCER

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    Recommended Preparation: KNES 74  or two years of organized competitive playing experience.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in men’s intercollegiate soccer. R-E-3
  
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    IA 18 INTERCOLLEGIATE WOMEN’S SOCCER

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    Recommended Preparation: KNES 74  or two years of organized competitive playing experience.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in women’s intercollegiate soccer. R-E-3
  
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    IA 19 INTERCOLLEGIATE MEN’S VOLLEYBALL

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    Recommended Preparation: KNES 79  or two years of organized competitive playing experience strongly recommended.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in men’s intercollegiate volleyball. R-E-3
  
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    IA 20 INTERCOLLEGIATE WOMEN’S BADMINTON

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Students must meet the COA eligibility requirement and pass a physical examination prior to intercollegiate competition.
    Recommended Preparation: KNES 13  or two years of organized competitive playing experience (including high school) strongly recommended.
    This course gives students an opportunity to train for and participate in women’s intercollegiate badminton. R-E-3
  
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    IA 121 STRENGTH TRAINING AND CONDITIONING FOR SPORT

    2 Units - 4.5 hours lab 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    This course is designed for students interested in strength training and conditioning methods specific to their sport. The course presents the principles and properties of a physiologically sound strength-training program, focusing on advanced modes of training, including free weights, machines, medicine balls, plyometrics, circuit training, and conditioning. R-E-3
  
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    IA 121 STRENGTH TRAINING AND CONDITIONING FOR SPORT

    1 Unit - .5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    This course is designed for students interested in strength training and conditioning methods specific to their sport. The course presents the principles and properties of a physiologically sound strength-training program, focusing on advanced modes of training, including free weights, machines, medicine balls, plyometrics, circuit training, and conditioning. R-E-3
  
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    IA 201 INTERCOLLEGIATE ELECTRONIC SPORTS

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    This course is designed for a competitive electronic sports team. Students will compete against other competitive electronic sports teams throughout the State of California at the community college and university level. R-A-3

Japanese

  
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    JA 1 BEGINNING JAPANESE I

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is designed to develop the fundamentals of communicating in Japanese, including listening comprehension, reading, and basic conversation. The emphasis is on the comprehension of native spoken and written Japanese. The course introduces reading and writing Japanese syllabic symbols and selected kanji characters. It also presents general aspects of Japanese daily life and culture. Throughout the course, the role of grammar is secondary to that of acquiring basic competency in reading, writing, and speaking Japanese and inferring its meaning. JA 1 is equivalent to two years of high school Japanese. Credit may be earned in either JA 1 or 1H, but not both. NR
  
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    JA 1H BEGINNING JAPANESE I HONORS

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This Honors JA 1 is designed to develop the fundamentals of communicating in Japanese, including listening, comprehension, reading, and basic conversation. The emphasis is on the comprehension of native spoken and written Japanese. The course introduces reading and writing Japanese syllabic symbols and selected kanji characters. It also presents general aspects of Japanese culture. Throughout the course, the role of grammar is secondary to that of acquiring basic competency in reading, writing and speaking Japanese and inferring its meaning. JA 1 is equivalent to two years of high school Japanese. This honors course will be enriched through limited class size, an extensive research project and a presentation in Japanese. Credit may be earned in either JA 1 or 1H, but not both. NR
  
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    JA 2 BEGINNING JAPANESE II

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: JA 1 or JA 1H or two years of high school Japanese.
    This course is designed to develop fundamental skills in communicating in Japanese. Emphasis is on the comprehension of native spoken and written Japanese. The role of grammar is secondary to that of acquiring basic competency in reading, writing, and speaking Japanese and inferring meaning. The course expands upon Japanese syllabic symbols and selected kanji characters. It also presents general aspects of Japanese daily life and culture. Credit may be earned in either JA 2 or 2H, but not both. NR
  
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    JA 2H BEGINNING JAPANESE II HONORS

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: JA 1   or JA 1H   or two years of high school Japanese or instructor’s approval.
    This course is designed to develop fundamental skills in communicating in Japanese. Emphasis is on the comprehension of native spoken and written Japanese. The role of grammar is secondary to that of acquiring basic competency in reading, writing, and speaking Japanese and inferring meaning. The course expands upon Japanese syllabic symbols and selected kanji characters. It also presents aspects of Japanese daily life and culture. JA 2H is enriched with more rigorous writing assignments, research projects of Japanese culture that develop critical thinking, and an oral presentation in Japanese related to Japanese culture. JA 2H gives students more opportunity for practice and gaining understanding in Japanese and its culture. Credit may be earned in either JA 2 or 2H, but not both. NR
  
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    JA 3 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: JA 2  or successful completion of three years of high school Japanese
    This is the first course in second-year Japanese. Students develop further skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing and expand their vocabulary and kanji character repertoire. There is increased emphasis on complex sentence structures and idiomatic expressions, as well as on Japanese history and culture. Japanese 3 is conducted in Japanese. NR
  
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    JA 4 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE II

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: JA 3  or successful completion of four years of high school Japanese
    This is the second course in second-year Japanese. Develops student skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing with increased emphasis on complex sentence structures, idiomatic expressions, mastery of over 300 kanji characters and Japanese history and culture. Conducted in Japanese. NR
  
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    JA 10 INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATIONAL JAPANESE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: JA 2  or three years of high school Japanese
    This course is designed to develop fluency in Japanese on various levels of expression. Conversations are centered on topics including current events, politics, cinemas, art, literature, theater, and other aspects of Japan and Japanese culture. NR
  
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    JA 21 INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE CULTURE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: College-level English reading, writing and Internet-technology based communication skills.
    This introductory lecture and discussion course covers various aspects of Japanese culture. Areas of study include the geography of Japan and the history, literature, art, philosophy, religion, business practices, and customs of the people. Students will study a variety of materials to discuss the Japanese culture and its relationship to other cultures of the world. The class is conducted in English, and no knowledge of Japanese is required. NR
  
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    JA 23 JAPANESE ANIME AND MANGA

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: RD 370 , ESL 80 , or WR 301  
    This course examines, analyzes and discusses central themes and topics in Japanese culture and society through the lens of Japanese animation (anime) and printed cartoons/graphic novels (manga). Students also consider the work of key anime and manga artists to gain an insight into the evolution of these genres and how they have impacted the development of global popular culture. Classes are conducted in English. NR
  
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    JA 180 JAPANESE LANGUAGE CONFERENCE

    0.5 Unit - 1.5 hours learning center
    Transfers: CSU
    Corequisite: JA 1 JA 1H JA 2 JA 3 JA 4 JA 10 JA 21 JA 23  
    This open-entry/open-exit, pass/no-pass course offers conference instruction with Japanese language instructors for students enrolled in specified corequisite courses. The course focus is on exercises and assignments to improve students’ speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar skills in native Japanese. Students must complete at least 24 hours in the Languages Center during the semester and participate in no less than four conferences in order to receive credit. R-E-3

Journalism

  
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    FILM 40 MASS MEDIA AND SOCIETY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces students to the complexity of media forms in society. Students will analyze media types, functions, responsibilities, practices, and influences as well as investigate the legal framework that governs the media, ethical considerations, historical developments in the various media, and the local and global aspects of both mass and personal media. The course is designed to increase critical awareness of how media and society influence each other. C-ID: JOUR 100. NR
  
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    JRNL 41 NEWSWRITING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course focuses on newswriting and reporting for print, broadcast, and online media. Central topics include methods of newsgathering, interpreting significant news events, organizing and writing articles, using appropriate news style, and techniques of in-depth reporting. C-ID: JOUR 110. NR
 

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