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    Apr 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition 
    
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition [ARCHIVED]

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.

 

Sociology

  
  • SOC 1 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course explains how society shapes people’s lives and how individual behavior is largely shaped by the groups to which we belong. The course investigates the structure and function of groups, organizations, and societies, and how people interact within these contexts. Since all human behavior is social, the subject matter of sociology is vast, ranging from the intimate family to the hostile mob; from organized crime to religious cults; from the division of race, gender and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture; and from the sociology of work to the sociology of the media. Credit in either SOC 1 or 1H, but not both. C-ID: SOCI 110. NR
  
  • SOC 1H INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course explains how society shapes people’s lives and how individual behavior is largely shaped by the groups to which we belong. The course investigates the structure and function of groups, organizations, and societies, and how people interact within these contexts. Since all human behavior is social, the subject matter of sociology is vast, ranging from the intimate family to the hostile mob; from organized crime to religious cults; from the division of race, gender and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture; and from the sociology of work to the sociology of the media. As an honors course enrichment is achieved through limited class size, seminar format, more extensive reading and discussion of major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings. Credit in either SOC 1 or 1H, but not both. C-ID: SOCI 110. NR
  
  • SOC 2 SOCIAL PROBLEMS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    The course examines major social phenomena in contemporary society. Subjects such as population growth, environmental degradation, the global assembly line, racism, ageism, economic inequality, urban poverty, domestic violence and drugs are emphasized. Students explore, evaluate and seek solutions to world problems. C-ID: SOCI 115. NR
  
  • SOC 3 GLOBAL SOCIOLOGY: CHANGE IN THE MODERN WORLD SYSTEM

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course analyzes the major revolutionary changes in human societies that have occurred over the past few hundred years up to the present time. The course discusses the radical new version of human society that has accompanied the spread of global capitalism: political and cultural transformations, the life-style adjustments that have coincided with these grand social trends and an unprecedented level of global inequality. This course introduces students to the macrosociological perspective studying the development of the capitalist world system, how this system impacts politics, culture and the economy, and resistance to the growth of global capitalism. NR
  
  • SOC 3H GLOBAL SOCIOLOGY: THE MODERN WORLD SYSTEM HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    The course discusses the radical new version of human society that has accompanied the spread of global capitalism: political and cultural transformations, the life-style adjustments that have coincided with these grand social trends and an unprecedented level of global inequality. Introduces students to the macrosociological perspective studying the development of the capitalist world system, how this system impacts politics, culture and the economy, and resistance to the growth of global capitalism. Honors course enrichment through limited class size, seminar format, more extensive reading and discussion of major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings. Credit in SOC 3 or 3H, not both. NR
  
  • SOC 10 INTRODUCTION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is designed to give the student a sociological understanding of the family in a historical and cultural context. The focus is on the family as a social institution – a set of structured social arrangements for meeting certain human needs – and the larger social forces that shape its structure. The course explores how wealth, race, gender and sexuality produce diverse family forms and household arrangements, especially within late twentieth century US society. Topics covered include dating, marriage, cohabitation, divorce, single parent families, blended families, issues related to work and the family, children and parents divorce, remarriage and public policy. C-ID: SOCI 130. NR
  
  • SOC 15 SOCIALIZATION OF THE CHILD - CHILD, FAMILY, COMMUNITY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: PSYC 1  or PSYC 1H SOC 1  or SOC 1H  
    This course examines the influence of major socializing agents - family, school, peers, media, and community - on the developing child the course addresses historical, cultural, and socioeconomic factors that affect a child’s socialization, as well as issues confronting children with special needs and resources available for interventions. Emphasis is placed on the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families. This course is of particular interest to students preparing for a career working with children. It also meets Title 22 licensing requirements for childcare providers. SOC 15 is also listed as HD 15 ; credit will be given in either area, not both. C-ID: CDEV 100. NR
  
  • SOC 19 THE SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    The course introduces students to the discipline of sociology and to the specific area of gender roles. Focusing on research, both in the United States and globally, it provides an in-depth, multidisciplined survey of gender stressing the interlocking nature of race, class, and gender. The course highlights other disciplines to demonstrate their influence on the thinking of gender roles and the creation of beliefs about women and men, masculinity and femininity. C-ID: SOCI 140. NR
  
  • SOC 20 RACE AND ETHNIC GROUP RELATIONS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the principles and processes that shape the patterns of minority-majority relations, focusing on racial and ethnic groups in the United States. The course examines the social, cultural and economic causes and consequences of prejudice, discrimination, racism, classism, and sexism. It offers a sociological framework to address immigration, the growing diversity in the United States, and racial and ethnic struggles worldwide. C-ID: SOCI 150. NR
  
  • SOC 20H RACE AND ETHNIC GROUP RELATIONS HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    This course introduces the principles and processes that shape the patterns of racial and ethnic group relations in the United States. The course examines the social, cultural and economic causes and consequences of prejudice, discrimination, and racism. It offers a sociological framework to address immigration, the growing diversity in the United States, and racial and ethnic struggles worldwide. As an honors course enrichment is achieved through limited class size, seminar format, more extensive reading and discussion of major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings. Credit in either SOC 20 or 20H, but not both. NR
  
  • SOC 23 SOCIOLOGY OF POPULAR CULTURE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    Recommended Preparation: WR 201 , ESL 90 , or WR 399  
    This course analyzes the emergence and shifts in popular culture up until the current day–from local newspapers to social media conglomerates. Case studies of media companies such as the Walt Disney Company will be used to trace changes in popular culture, especially production, sales and synergy. The growth of ‘new’ media outlets on social media and tabloid journalism will also be covered. While there is a focus on media the course will cover other elements of pop culture, including movies, TV, games, toys, theme parks, sports, technology and politics. Attention is given to uncovering connections between popular culture and gender, race, and class. NR
  
  • SOC 30 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: PSYC 1 /PSYC 1H  and/or SOC 1 /SOC 1H  
    This course is a survey of major theories, concepts, and empirical research findings in social psychology. The course examines the relationship between the individual and the group, and engages such topics as social beliefs and judgments, social influence, conformity, persuasion, prejudice, aggression, and altruism. SOC 30 is also listed as PSYC 30 ; credit will be given in either area, not both. C-ID: PSY 170 NR

Spanish

  
  • SPAN 1 BEGINNING SPANISH I

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course develops the fundamentals of communicating in Spanish, including listening comprehension, reading, and basic conversation. The emphasis is on comprehension of spoken and written Spanish. Students actively participate in classroom oral activities. This course also introduces beginning writing skills and presents general aspects of Hispanic daily life and culture. Throughout the course, the role of grammar is secondary to that of acquiring basic competence in Spanish. SPAN 1 is taught in Spanish and is equivalent to two years of high school Spanish. Credit earned in either SPAN 1 or 1H, but not both.  C-ID: SPAN 100 NR
  
  • SPAN 1H BEGINNING SPANISH I HONORS

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course develops the fundamentals of communicating in Spanish, including listening comprehension, reading, writing and basic conversation. Grammar instruction enhances reading comprehension and writing accuracy. Students actively participate in classroom oral activities. In addition, this course presents general aspects of Hispanic daily life and culture. This honors course will be enriched through limited class size, oral presentations, expanded assignments and participation in cultural activities. Field trip required. SPAN 1H is taught in Spanish and is equivalent to two years of high school Spanish. Credit may be earned in either SPAN 1 or 1H, but not both. C-ID: SPAN 100 NR
  
  • SPAN 2 BEGINNING SPANISH II

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: SPAN 1  or SPAN 1H  or two years of high school Spanish
    This course is designed to expand the fundamentals of communicating in Spanish, including listening comprehension, reading, writing and basic conversation. The emphasis is on the comprehension of spoken and written Spanish. Students actively participate in classroom oral activities. This course expands beginning writing skills and presents more information about Hispanic daily life and culture. Throughout the course the role of grammar is secondary to that of acquiring basic competence in Spanish. SPAN 2 is taught in Spanish. Credit may be earned in either SPAN 2 or 2H, but not both. C-ID: SPAN 110 NR
  
  • SPAN 2H BEGINNING SPANISH II HONORS

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: SPAN 1  or SPAN 1H  or two years of high school Spanish
    This course is designed to expand the fundamentals of communicating in Spanish, including listening comprehension, reading, writing and basic conversation. The emphasis is on the comprehension of spoken and written Spanish. Students actively participate in classroom oral activities. This course expands beginning writing skills and presents more information about Hispanic daily life and culture. Throughout the course the role of grammar is secondary to that of acquiring basic competence in Spanish. This honors course will be enriched through limited class size, oral presentations, expanded assignments and participation in cultural activities. Field trip required. SPAN 2H is taught in Spanish. Credit may be earned in either SPAN 2 or 2H, but not both. NR
  
  • SPAN 3 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: SPAN 2  or three years of high school Spanish
    This course further develops the student’s ability to comprehend and converse in Spanish and continues to expand student’s skills in reading and writing. Students actively participate in classroom oral activities and read essays and fiction in Spanish. The course reviews first year Spanish grammar and introduces intermediate grammatical concepts. SPAN 3 presents additional aspects of Hispanic daily life and culture. SPAN 3 is taught in Spanish. C-ID: SPAN 200. C-ID: SPAN 200. NR
  
  • SPAN 4 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

    5 Units - 5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: SPAN 3  or four years of high school Spanish
     

    This course increases the student’s ability to comprehend and converse in Spanish and refines reading and writing skills. Students read essays and fiction in Spanish and also actively participate in class activities. Class discussions center around aspects of Hispanic daily life and culture. Spanish 4 continues to build upon earlier language structures and further expands advanced grammatical structures. SPAN 4 is taught in Spanish. C-ID: SPAN 210 C-ID: SPAN 210. NR

  
  • SPAN 10 INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: SPAN 2  
     

    This course improves the student’s ability to comprehend native spoken Spanish and increases oral fluency. Reading and writing activities enable students to acquire new vocabulary and structures and examine various aspects of Hispanic culture. NR

  
  • SPAN 11 ADVANCED CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: SPAN 3  or SPAN 10  
    This course is designed to increase the student’s ability to comprehend native spoken Spanish and increase oral fluency. Reading, watching films and written and oral responses enable the student to acquire new vocabulary and structures and examine various aspects of Hispanic culture. NR

Sustainability and Resource Management

  
  • SRM 80 INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABILITY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course lays the foundation for the study of global sustainability. With universal foundation/framework, this course provides students with a basic understanding of environmental systems and interrelationship and effect of humans upon the environment. Topics include a historical overview of sustainability and the current problems and issues related to establishing sustainable practices in resource management and conservation of natural resources. Students will examine environmental and urban resource issues, strategies, and tools to investigate and analyze sustainable practices. Students will learn the aspects of systems thinking as it relates to solving sustainability challenges. NR
  
  • SRM 85 SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABILITY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course explores key global challenges, such as population growth and resource consumption and how they are creating a greater urgency to develop and promote theories, methods, and practices that foster sustainability in our society, to include analysis of the origins and environmental impacts of consumer culture, social media tools and community based outreach models to address the needs of developing sustainability programs.  NR
  
  • SRM 90 SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR COMMUNITIES

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course investigates the nexus between communities and sustainability. Topics include sustainability in the context of urban systems and how these systems should be studied in light of sustainability concerns. This course will consider the impact urban systems have on the environmental systems that support them. Students will study ways we account for costs, benefits, and the environment utilizing the International City Council Management system, Triple Bottom Line tool. Students will examine how decisions are made at the local level and will understand the regulatory framework for sustainability in California and the United States. NR
  
  • SRM 95 BUSINESS CASE FOR SUSTAINABILITY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    In this course, students will explore trends, concepts, tools, new market opportunities, innovation, and employee engagement in sustainable practices to design, implement and oversee sustainability programs for businesses. Students will study the tools needed to build a business case that examines the impact of sustainability on an organization, institution, or community. Topics include the benefits and challenges of developing more sustainable business strategies and practices as well as the changing role of business in society and the environment.  NR
  
  • SRM 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: SUSTAINABILITY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    1 Unit - 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: Student must have taken or must be currently taking a college-level course in sustainability and resource management.
    Limitation: Students must be concurrently enrolled in 7 units, including CWE. 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. NR
  
  • SRM 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: SUSTAINABILITY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    2 Units - 2 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: Student must have taken or must be currently taking a college-level course in sustainability and resource management.
    Limitation: Students must be concurrently enrolled in 7 units, including CWE. 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. NR
  
  • SRM 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: SUSTAINABILITY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    3 Units - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: Student must have taken or must be currently taking a college-level course in sustainability and resource management.
    Limitation: Students must be concurrently enrolled in 7 units, including CWE. 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. NR

Theatre Arts

  
  • TA 1 ACTING

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course addresses traditional techniques, theories and philosophies of acting. Students work on the creative and physical aspects of the art, including voice development, breathing and relaxation techniques, and kinetics. Improvisation, scene study, character development, and text analysis are central to this course. C-ID: THTR 151. NR
  
  • TA 2 BEGINNING SCENE STUDY

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: TA 1  
    This course continues the emphasis on the physical and creative aspects of acting begun in TA 1 . Students concentrate on scene study, characterization, and ensemble performance, working toward realizing a method of approach. C-ID: THTR 151. NR
  
  • TA 3 ADVANCED SCENE STUDY

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: TA 2  
    This course continues the physical and creative acting emphasis of TA 2  with additional work in the areas of cold reading and situation comedy. Students focus primarily on advanced scene study, characterization and ensemble performance, working toward realizing a method of approach. NR
  
  • TA 4 ACTING STYLES: CLASSICAL

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is devoted to the analysis, preparation and performance of classical scenes. The course focuses on the stylistic demands placed on actors performing scenes or monologues from plays by classical Greek, Elizabethan, and Renaissance playwrights, including Shakespeare. Students study and practice the nuances of period characterization. NR
  
  • TA 5 ACTING STYLES: CONTEMPORARY

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is devoted to the analysis, preparation and performance of modern and contemporary scenes. The course focuses on the stylistic demands placed on actors performing scenes or monologues. Students study and practice the nuances of characterization. NR
  
  • TA 7 SCREEN ACTING TECHNIQUES

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course explores the principles and techniques of various performance methods involved in acting for television and film. The course includes directed exercises and dramatic scenes from feature films, situation comedies, soap operas, and commercials. NR
  
  • TA 8 ADVANCED ACTING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of TA 1  or by audition
    This is an advanced course in acting. The course focuses especially on text analysis and character development, and students concentrate on exploring and developing their creative abilities in these areas. C-ID: THTR 152. NR
  
  • TA 9 MUSICAL REVUE

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces students to the background and performance practice of musical revue. The course explores various vocal styles and materials from musical theatre, jazz, and pop-rock literature. Students focus on character analysis, lyric interpretation, and the effective staging of songs in solo and ensemble scenes. NR
  
  • TA 10 MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces students to the principles and techniques involved in performing for musical theatre. Students practice solo and choral singing, dancing, acting, and auditioning techniques. They also experiment with various performance methods and styles. NR
  
  • TA 12 DIRECTING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is an introduction to the role of the director in theatrical productions. The course explores the director’s interpretation of dramatic literature, focusing on the communication of intellectual and emotional concepts through composition, picturization, movement, and rhythm. NR
  
  • TA 15 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: DRAMA

    2 Units - 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of serious dramatic productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of dramatic productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 15 is an open-entry/open-exit course. TA 15 (or TA 15A  and TA 15B ) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15, TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 15A INTRODUCTION TO REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: DRAMA

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of serious dramatic productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of dramatic productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 15A is an open-entry/open-exit course and is equivalent to the first half of  TA 15 . TA 15  (or TA 15A and TA 15B ) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 15B CONTINUATION OF REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: DRAMA

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of serious dramatic productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of dramatic productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 15B is an open-entry/open-exit course and is equivalent to the second half of TA 15 . TA 15  (or TA 15A  and 15B) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 16 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: COMEDY

    2 Units - 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses upon the preparation of comic productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of comic productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 16 is an open-entry/ open-exit course. TA 16 (or TA 16A  and TA 16B ) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , 16, TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 16A INTRODUCTION TO REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: COMEDY

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of comic productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of comic productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 16A is an open-entry/open-exit course and is equivalent to the first half of TA 16 . TA 16  (or TA 16A and TA 16B ) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 16B CONTINUATION OF REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: COMEDY

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses upon the preparation of comic productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of comic productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 16B is an open-entry/open-exit course and is equivalent to the second half of TA 16 . TA 16  (or TA 16A  and TA 16B) may be taken once for a total of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 17 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: MIXED GENRES

    2 Units - 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of mixed genre productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of mixed genre productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 17 is an open-entry/open-exit course. TA 17 (or TA 17A  and TA 17B ) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17, TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 17A INTRODUCTION TO REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: MIXED GENRES

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of mixed genre productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of mixed genre productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 17A is an open-entry/open-exit course and is equivalent to the first half of TA 17 . TA 17  (or TA 17a and TA 17B ) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 17B CONTINUATION OF REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: MIXED GENRES

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of mixed genre productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of mixed genre productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 17B is an open-entry/open-exit course and is equivalent to the second half of TA 17 . TA 17  (or TA 17A  and 17B) may be taken once for a total of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 18 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-DANCE

    2 Units - 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of theatrical productions with a strong dance element, such as dance concerts, musical theatre productions, and operas. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies of theatrical performance as they relate to the development of such productions. TA 18 (or TA 18A  and TA 18B ) may be taken once for a total of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18, or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
  • TA 18A INTRODUCTION TO REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-DANCE

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of theatrical productions with a strong dance element, such as dance concerts, musical theatre productions, and operas. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies of theatrical performance as they relate to the development of such productions. TA 18A is equivalent to the first half of TA 18 . TA 18  (or TA 18A and TA 18B ) may be taken once for a total of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
  • TA 18B CONTINUATION OF REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-DANCE

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of theatrical productions with a strong dance element, such as dance concerts, musical theatre productions, and operas. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies of theatrical performance as they relate to the development of such productions. TA 18B is equivalent to the second half of TA 18 . TA 18  (or TA 18A  and 18B) may be taken once for a total of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
  • TA 19 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: MUSICAL THEATRE

    2 Units - 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of musical theatre productions. The course focuses on the preparation of musical theatre productions for public performance. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 19 is an open-entry/open-exit course. TA 19 (or TA 19A  and TA 19B ) may be taken once for a total of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 19A INTRODUCTION TO REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: MUSICAL THEATRE

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    This course focuses on the preparation of musical theatre productions for public performance. The course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of musical theatre productions. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 19A is open-entry/open-exit course and is equivalent to the first half of TA 19 . TA 19  (or TA 19A and TA 19B ) may be taken once for a total of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 19B CONTINUATION OF REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE: MUSICAL THEATRE

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    UC Limitation: By audition only
    This course addresses performance techniques, theories, and philosophies as they relate to the development of musical theatre productions. The course focuses on the preparation of musical theatre productions for public performance. Students will both act and assist with technical work and production management. TA 19B is an open-entry/open-exit course and is equivalent to the second half of TA 19 . TA 19  (or TA 19A  and 19B) may be taken once for a total of 2 units. Students are limited to taking four of the rehearsal and performance courses (TA 15 , TA 16 , TA 17 , TA 18 , or TA 19 ) for a maximum of 8 units. C-ID: THTR 191. NR
  
  • TA 20 THEATRE APPRECIATION-CLASSICAL OVERVIEW

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course examines theatre history, the role of the actor and director, and exemplary plays from the ancient Greek through the 19th century. Students may be required to attend scheduled field trips to community and professional theatre performances, and to evaluate and critique productions. NR
  
  • TA 21 THEATRE APPRECIATION-CONTEMPORARY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course studies important playwrights, genres, and technical aspects of 20th century, 21st century, and contemporary theatre. Students may be required to attend scheduled field trips to community and professional theatre performances, and to evaluate and critique productions. NR
  
  • TA 22 INTRODUCTION TO THEATER

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Focuses on the relationship of theater to various cultures throughout history, and on the contributions of significant individual artists. This course introduces students to elements of the production process including playwriting, acting, directing, design, and criticism. Students will also survey different periods, styles and genres of theater through play reading, discussion, films and viewing and critiquing live theater, including required attendance of theater productions outside of normal class time. C-ID: THTR 111 C-ID: THTR 111. NR
  
  • TA 25 GREAT PLAYS: PRIMITIVE TO RENAISSANCE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This reading and discussion course studies significant plays from the major eras of world drama, from primitive ritual through the 17th century. The course traces the development of the play in themes, characterization, and dramatic structure, considering philosophical and cultural backgrounds and production styles that have influenced the staging of plays. Field trips may be required. Credit may be earned in either TA 25 or TA 25H , but not both. C-ID: THTR 113. NR
  
  • TA 25H GREAT PLAYS: PRIMITIVE TO RENAISSANCE HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: WR 1  
    This reading and discussion course studies significant plays from the major eras of world drama, from primitive ritual through the 17th century. The course traces the development of the play in themes, characterization, and dramatic structure, considering philosophical and cultural backgrounds and production styles that have influenced the staging of plays. In this honors course student writing assignments are more rigorous than the non-honors course. Topics covered in more depth compared to the standard course may include acting, Shakespeare or stagecraft. Credit may be earned in either TA 25 or 25H, but not both. C-ID: THTR 113 C-ID: THTR 113. NR
  
  • TA 26 GREAT PLAYS: RENAISSANCE TO CONTEMPORARY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This reading and discussion course studies significant plays from the major eras of world drama, from the 18th century to contemporary works. The course traces the development of the play in themes, characterization, and dramatic structure considering philosophical and cultural backgrounds and production styles that have influenced the staging of plays. Field trips may be required. Credit may be earned in either TA 26 or TA 26H , but not both. NR
  
  • TA 26H GREAT PLAYS: RENAISSANCE TO CONTEMPORARY HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: WR 1  or WR 1H  
    This reading and discussion course studies significant plays from the major eras of world drama, from the 18th century to contemporary works. The course traces the development of the play in themes, characterization, and dramatic structure considering philosophical and cultural backgrounds and production styles that have influenced the staging of plays. In this honors course student writing assignments are more rigorous than in the non-honors course. Topics covered in more depth than the standard course may include acting, directing or stagecraft. Credit may be earned in either TA 26 or 26H, but not both. NR
  
  • TA 27 INTRO TO FINE ARTS AND MUSICAL THEATER

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the fine arts disciplines that are found in musical theater, including studio art, dance, literature, architecture, and music. The course will explore various topics that unite all performing arts, including terminology, aesthetics, themes, objective and subjective analysis, and techniques of the critique. Participation in field trips may be required. NR
  
  • TA 29 SCRIPT ANALYSIS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    In this course students fully explore an in-depth methodology for reading, analyzing and understanding play scripts intended for production in a variety of genres and styles. Students investigate techniques used to read a play for its structure, scrutinizing the playwright’s methods of creating theatre through plot, character and imagery. Students examine play scripts from both an artist’s and an audience member’s point of view. Contrasts with other forms of literature are also considered. Credit may be earned in TA 29 or 29H, but not both. C-ID: THTR 114 NR
  
  • TA 29H SCRIPT ANALYSIS: HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    Recommended Preparation: WR 1  or WR 1H  
    In this course students fully explore an in-depth methodology for reading, analyzing and understanding play scripts intended for production in a variety of genres and styles. Students investigate techniques used to read a play for its structure, scrutinizing the playwright’s methods of creating theatre through plot, character, and imagery. Students examine play scripts from both an artist’s and an audience member’s point of view. Contrasts with other forms of literature are also considered. Additional content for the honors course includes topics such as archetypical, feminist, and psychological frameworks. Non-realistic plays are also considered. Honors sections include field trips or guest speakers. Credit may be earned in TA 29 or 29H, but not both. C-ID: THTR 114 C-ID: THTR 114 NR
  
  • TA 30 INTRODUCTION TO ORAL INTERPRETATION

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This is a course in the presentation of literature. Students apply basic physical and vocal performance techniques to prose, poetry, and drama. The course includes the study of literary craft, a vital part of oral presentation. TA 30 is also listed as COMM 30 ; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
  • TA 35 VOICE AND DICTION

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    In this course students study the principles and practices of vocal and articulatory development and control. The course provides drills in phonation and drills for clarity, ease in articulation, resonance, and vocal variety. TA 35 is also listed as COMM 35 ; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
  • TA 40 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE DESIGN

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course explores the elements of scenic, costume, makeup, sound and lighting design in theater. Emphasis is placed on practical skills needed by theater designers, including drawing, drafting, script analysis and research. Students are required to attend theatrical productions outside of normal class time. TA 40 was formerly offered as TA 40B. C-ID: THTR 172. NR
  
  • TA 41 STAGE LIGHTING DESIGN

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the theory and practice of stage lighting. The course covers lighting instruments and controls; the aesthetics of color; the distribution, intensity, and movement of light; and basic principles of electricity. Students gain practical experience in the work of lighting technicians for theatrical productions. C-ID: THTR 173. NR
  
  • TA 42 COSTUME DESIGN

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course studies the principles of costume design, the basic process of design and costume construction, character analysis, and rendering techniques. Lectures include a survey of fashion history and a study of textiles. C-ID: THTR 174. NR
  
  • TA 43 SCENIC DESIGN FOR THE THEATRE

    2 Units - 1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the principles and techniques of scenic design, stressing the design process and the dramatic use of space. The course explores the particular media, floor plan development, scale model making, rendering techniques, manual and computer aided drafting, and computer applications for set designers. Projects focus on the interpretation of plays through scenic elements. TA 43 was formerly offered as TA 40C. NR
  
  • TA 44 STAGECRAFT

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    TA 44 is an introduction to technical theater and the creation of scenic elements. Topics include the basic concepts and theories of design, painting techniques, set construction, set movement, prop construction, backstage organization, and career possibilities. C-ID: THTR 171. NR
  
  • TA 45 SCENE PAINTING

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces students to techniques and materials used in the painting of scenery for the stage. Students learn techniques of faux painting, trompe l’oeil (trick the eye), and decorative motifs for theater. This course will include use of brush, roller, spray gun, texturing, rock background, wood graining, wallpaper, masonry, scenic backdrops and other scene painting techniques. Students study of the principles of color, paint mixing techniques, as well as the various types of paints used in the theater. Procedures for safe material usage and disposal are also covered. NR
  
  • TA 46 INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL THEATER

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course provides students with basic skills in stage lighting, live audio, stage scenery construction and scenic painting. Students learn to read and create design documentation such as ground plans and lighting plots. Elements of shop safety and safe use of materials is also covered. Field trips may be required.  NR
  
  • TA 47 SOUND REINFORCEMENT FOR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course examines the science of sound reinforcement and use of audio equipment for theatrical performances, concerts and other live events. Students study the aesthetics of sound in live performance and learn the technology of mixing consoles, speaker placement, microphone techniques, room equalization, reverb, delay, and other effects. Participation in field trips may be required. NR
  
  • TA 49 STAGE MAKEUP DESIGN

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Students in this course will receive instruction and practice in all phases of makeup specifically designed for theatrical use. Course topics include: character analysis, design documentation, airbrush techniques, facial hair application, skin preparation, hairstyling, safety and hygiene. C-ID: THTR 175. NR
  
  • TA 51 STAGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This entry-level practicum course is focused on the responsibilities of the Assistant Stage Manager. Students will play a critical role in the rehearsal and performance process of a live production at the college Performing Arts Center. Students work with actors and stagehands. Coursework is modeled after professional practices in America’s regional theaters. C-ID: THTR 192. NR
  
  • TA 52 STAGE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This lecture course covers fundamental topics in stage and production management including, management theory, production hierarchy, safety protocols, and house management. Management of a broad range of live entertainment is covered. Coursework is modeled after professional practices in America’s regional theaters including an in-depth look at Actor’s Equity Association guidelines.  NR
  
  • TA 53 ADVANCED STAGE MANAGEMENT

    3 Units - 9 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: TA 51   or TA 52  
    Enrollment Limitation: Application must be approved by department chair
    This applied stage management course provides practical experience managing a live production at the college Performing Arts Center. Each student works with faculty mentors to lead a cast, crew and artistic team through rehearsals and ultimately a series of performances. Rehearsals and performances are modeled after professional practices in America’s regional theaters. CID Number: THTR 192 NR
  
  • TA 54 SPECIAL TOPICS IN STAGE MANAGEMENT

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: TA 52  
    This is an advanced course in stage management for musical theater, concert dance, ballet, opera, and other productions where music plays a central role. Students learn the skills necessary to work successfully with vocal directors, musical directors, musicians, choreographers, and dancers. Topics include the language and conventions of music, rehearsal and performance procedures, and working with the relevant labor unions. NR
  
  • TA 61 THEATER CREW: SCENIC

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Students in this laboratory course learn the skills of a professional stagehand by participating in a theater department production. Students will learn about strategizing scenic shifts for accuracy and efficiency. Students will move and operate stage scenery in rehearsal and performance. This course usually meets evenings and some weekends, attendance at all class sessions is critical. CID Number: THTR 192 NR
  
  • TA 62 THEATER CREW: COSTUME

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Students in this laboratory course learn professional skills in wardrobe by participating in a theater department production. Students learn practical knowledge and experience necessary to work backstage preparing, changing, and maintaining, costumes before and during performances. This course usually meets evenings and some weekends, attendance at all class sessions is critical. CID Number: THTR 192 NR
  
  • TA 63 THEATER CREW: LIGHTING

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Students in this laboratory course learn the skills of a professional lighting technician by participating in a theater department production. Students will operate lighting equipment in rehearsal and performance.  CID Number: THTR 192 NR
  
  • TA 64 THEATER CREW: AUDIO/VIDEO

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Students in this laboratory course learn the skills of a professional audio/video technician by participating in a theater department production. Students will operate audio or video equipment in rehearsal and performance. This course usually meets evenings and some weekends and attendance at all class sessions is critical.  CID Number: THTR 192 NR
  
  • TA 65 THEATER CREW: MAKE-UP

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Students in this laboratory course learn the skills of a professional make-up technician by participating in a theater department production. Students will organize and apply make-up in rehearsal and performance. This course usually meets evenings and some weekends and attendance at all class sessions is critical. CID Number: THTR 192 NR
  
  • TA 71 COSTUME SEWING

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This practicum course covers the fundamentals of costume construction and its integration into live performances. Students learn basic hand sewing, machine sewing, and garment care. Students develop skills in measuring, marking, and basic alterations. Techniques for measuring the body to determine size are also covered.  NR
  
  • TA 72 COSTUME SEWING AND PRODUCTION

    2 Units - 6 hours lab
    Transfers CSU, UC
    This practicum course covers the fundamentals of costume construction and its integration into live performances. In addition to learning basic hand and machine sewing, students expand skills in seaming, closures, hemming, and other construction techniques. Students learn to interpret design criteria while working on costumes for theater department productions. NR
  
  • TA 73 COSTUME SEWING, PRODUCTION, AND WARDROBE

    3 Units - 9 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This practicum course covers the fundamentals of costume construction and its integration into live performances. In addition to learning hand and machine sewing students develop skills in seaming, closures, hemming and other costume construction techniques. Class projects involve building garments for theater department productions. Students study garment care and maintenance, emergency repairs, and quick costume change systemics. Students may serve as wardrobe crew on department productions. NR
  
  • TA 74 SCENE SHOP BASICS

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This laboratory course offers students an opportunity to develop technical theatre skills by working on shows in production during the semester. The course focuses on basic production tools and materials used to construct a set. NR
  
  • TA 75 SCENIC PRODUCTION PRACTICUM

    2 Units - 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This laboratory course offers students an opportunity to develop technical theatre skills by working on shows in production during the semester. The course covers the tools, materials, and techniques used in the construction of stage scenery. In addition, basics of stage rigging and scene painting are covered. NR
  
  • TA 76 SCENIC PRODUCTION AND PERFORMANCE PRACTICUM

    3 Units - 9 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This laboratory course offers students an opportunity to develop technical theater skills by working on shows in production during the semester. The course covers the tools, materials, and techniques used in the construction of stage scenery. In addition, basics of stage rigging and scene painting are covered. Students also have the opportunity to participate in performances as part of the stage crew. CID Number: THTR 192 NR
  
  • TA 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

    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. R-E-3
  
  • TA 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

    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. R-E-3
  
  • TA 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

    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. R-E-3
  
  • TA 241A IRVINE VALLEY CONSERVATORY

    6 Units - 18 hours lab
    Limitation: By audition only
    This saturation course is an intensive program offered for the superior career-oriented student. By utilizing the conservatory method of education, guest artists, staff, and more mature student artists will educate the less experienced students in a continuing program of rehearsal, self-analysis, discussion, lecture, and performance. The student may be team-taught by company artists who are professionally competent in their particular area of specialty. NR
  
  • TA 241B IRVINE VALLEY CONSERVATORY

    3 Units - 10 hours lab
    Limitation: By audition only
    This saturation course is an intensive program offered for the superior career-oriented student. By utilizing the conservatory method of education, guest artists, staff, and more mature student artists will educate the less experienced students in a continuing program of rehearsal, self-analysis, discussion, lecture, and performance. The student may be team-taught by company artists who are professionally competent in their particular area of specialty. NR
  
  • TA 241C IRVINE VALLEY CONSERVATORY

    1 Unit - 4 hours lab
    Limitation: By audition only
    This saturation course is an intensive program offered for the superior career-oriented student. By utilizing the conservatory method of education, guest artists, staff, and more mature student artists will educate the less experienced students in a continuing program of rehearsal, self-analysis, discussion, lecture, and performance. The student may be team-taught by company artists who are professionally competent in their particular area of specialty. NR

Tutoring

  
  • TU 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF PEER TUTORING

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: Letter of Recommendation
    Tutoring 100 is a general introduction to the role the tutor plays in education. The course focuses on the practical skills necessary to function effectively as a peer tutor in the student/tutee’s chosen area of study. The course discusses individual differences in learning styles and stresses the importance of encouraging independence and good study habits. Students receive training in listening, assertiveness and other human relations techniques applicable to peer tutoring. Course content includes discussion of learning disabilities, tutoring second language learners, and understanding cultural differences. Students will participate in 32 hours of supervised tutoring in the college’s Learning Center. NR
  
  • TU 301 SUPERVISED TUTORING

    0 Units - 3 hours learning center 3 hours learning center
    Limitation: Must be referred by a counselor or an instructor
    This course is designed to facilitate student learning by offering tutoring and supplemental instruction in a variety of subjects to facilitate the development of learning strategies. Tutors are trained in tutoring techniques. The course is recommended for all students experiencing difficulty in mastering study skills and concepts in their academic courses. Generally, tutoring is in small group settings. It is an open-entry/open-exit course. R-E-99

Writing

  
  • WR 1 COLLEGE WRITING 1

    4 Units - 4 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: Placement via current assessment process; successful completion of WR 201 , ESL 90 , or WR 399 ; OR concurrent enrollment in WR 302   and WR 181  
    Writing 1 is an introductory course in college composition, concentrating on analysis and interpretation. The course focuses on how the student writer might present and develop a particular point of view in a clear, logical, and convincing manner. Students read from a variety of texts offering different ideas, traditions, contexts, and cultural perspectives. Students then write essays in response to issues and concerns derived from a critical reading of those texts, taking into account the writer’s audience, point of view, purpose and tone. The course features extensive individual and small-group instruction in composition, and extensive practice in writing (totaling at least 8,000 words). Credit may be earned in either WR 1 or 1H, but not both. C-ID: ENGL 100. NR
  
  • WR 1H COLLEGE WRITING 1 HONORS

    4 Units - 4 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: Placement via current assessment process; successful completion of WR 201 , ESL 90 , or WR 399  
    Writing 1 Honors is an enriched introductory course in college composition, concentrating on analysis and interpretation. The course focuses on how the student writer might present and develop a particular point of view in a clear, logical, and convincing manner. Students read from a variety of texts offering different ideas and perspectives, and write essays in response to a critical reading of those texts, taking into account the writer’s audience, point of view, purpose and tone. The course features extensive individual and small-group instruction in composition and extensive practice in writing (totaling at least 8,000 words). The course is enriched through smaller class size and more extensive and rigorous reading, writing, and research assignments. Credit may be earned in either WR 1 or 1H, but not both. C-ID: ENGL 100. NR
  
  • WR 2 COLLEGE WRITING 2: CRITICAL THINKING, WRITING

    4 Units - 4 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: WR 1  or WR 1H 
    WR 2, the second college-level course in academic essay writing, concentrates on critical reasoning, argumentation, evaluation, analysis, and research at an advanced level. Students write and critique argumentative essays in response to assigned readings from a diversity of traditions representing a diversity of intellectual and cultural perspectives. Credit may be earned in either WR 2 or WR 2H , but not both. C-ID: ENGL 105. NR
  
  • WR 2H COLLEGE WRITING 2: CRITICAL THINKING, WRITING HONORS

    4 Units - 4 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: WR 1  or WR 1H  
    WR 2 , the second college-level course in academic essay writing, concentrates on critical reasoning, argumentation, evaluation, analysis, and research at an advanced level. Students write and critique argumentative essays in response to assigned readings from a diversity of traditions representing a diversity of intellectual and cultural perspectives. This course will offer enriched opportunities through limited class size, seminar format, more extensive reading and research assignments, and a formal in-class presentation of an independent research assignment appropriate for an academic conference. Credit may be earned in either WR 2  or 2H, but not both. C-ID: ENGL 105 NR
 

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