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    Feb 21, 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.

 

Communication Studies

  
  • COMM 106B FORENSIC ACTIVITY B

    2.5 Units - 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    In COMM 106B students prepare and present materials for college-sponsored speech and forensic activities, tournaments and festivals, high school assemblies, and civic organizations. Events include debate, public speaking, and oral interpretation. Participation in at least two forensic events is required for credit. Students spend four hours in class and at least four hours outside of class per week to earn two-and-a-half units of credit. This course is offered on an open-entry/open-exit basis. A combination of COMM 106A , COMM 106B, and COMM 106C  may be taken a maximum of four times. C-ID: COMM 160. R-E-3
  
  • COMM 106C FORENSIC ACTIVITY C

    4 Units - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    In COMM 106C students prepare and present materials for college-sponsored speech and forensic activities, tournaments and festivals, high school assemblies, and civic organizations. Events include debate, public speaking, and oral interpretation. Participation in at least three forensic events is required for credit. Students spend six hours in class and at least six hours outside of class per week to earn four units of credit. This course is offered on an open-entry/open-exit basis. A combination of COMM 106A, 106B, and 106C may be taken a maximum of four times. C-ID: COMM 160. R-E-3
  
  • COMM 167 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: PROJECTS IN COMMUNICATION

    2 Units - 2 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator.
    Recommended Preparation: COMM 1
    COMM 167 is an opportunity to earn college unit(s) on-the-job by learning or improving knowledge or skills related to a job whether paid or unpaid. General Cooperative Work Experience seeks to develop desirable work habits, attitudes, and career awareness. General CWE need not be related to student’s career goals or any specific vocational program or major. Students may earn up to 4 CWE units per term, maximum of 16 CWE combined units at IVC and including other K-12 educational institutions. Units are awarded upon achievement of approved learning objectives and hours worked. One unit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of unpaid hours worked during the semester. NR

Computer Information Management

  
  • CIM 40 INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: CIM 107 
    The course presents a systematic methodology for analyzing a business problem or opportunity, determining what role, if any, computer-based technologies can play in addressing the business need, articulating business requirements for the technology solution, specifying alternative approaches to acquiring the technology capabilities needed to address the business requirements, and specifying the requirements for the information systems solution in particular, in-house development, development from third-party providers, or purchased commercial off-the-shelf packages. CIM 40 was formerly offered as CIM 140. NR
  
  • CIM 45 MOBILE WEB APPLICATIONS USING HTML AND JAVASCRIPT

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course examines business web applications (apps) for smartphones and mobile devices with intermediate HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and JavaScript. Topics include jQuery, media queries, client-side data storage, and intermediate CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) for mobile web applications.  NR
  
  • CIM 49 CASCADING STYLE SHEETS (CSS) WEBSITE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: CIM 141  
    This course presents an introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and their application to presentation in the creation of websites. Topics include CSS syntax, selectors, positioning, and internal and external style sheets.  NR
  
  • CIM 51 DYNAMIC WEB DATABASE MANAGEMENT

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: CIM 141  and CIM 143   
    This course provides an overview of how to create and administer interactive, database-driven web sites using PHP (PHP Hypertext Preprocessor) and MySQL databases. Students create interactive, dynamic database-driven web sites with logins, database updates, validation, and security. NR
  
  • CIM 103 INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS

    1.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course provides an overview of the operating system used with personal computers, including the fundamentals of the Windows user interface. Topics include working with Windows programs; managing files and folders; securing the computer; exchanging mail, news and appointments; creating and managing movies, CDs, DVDs, and other digital media; organizing photos/pictures; sharing files; computing wirelessly; maintaining and securing the system; enhancing system performance; backing up and restoring files; and installing and managing hardware and devices. NR
  
  • CIM 107 INTRODUCTION TO PERSONAL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course introduces Microsoft Office Professional applications. Topics covered include word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), database (Access), presentation (PowerPoint), email management (Outlook), and World Wide Web navigation software. NR
  
  • CIM 110 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIALS

    4 Units - 4 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
     

    This beginning course provides an introduction to computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for Information Technology (IT) professionals. The fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an IT professional will be introduced. This course is designed to prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification exams. C-ID: ITIS 110 C-ID: ITIS 110 NR

  
  • CIM 112.1 SPREADSHEETS I

    1.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course is designed for individuals seeking to develop introductory skills in using spreadsheet software. Students will use a spreadsheet program to organize and manage financial data. Topics include formulas and functions, charts and graphs, and developing well-formatted worksheets. CIM 112.1 is also listed as ACCT 112.1 ; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
  • CIM 112.2 SPREADSHEETS II

    1.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: CIM 112.1  
    This course provides instruction and training in the use of spreadsheet software at the intermediate level. Students will produce sophisticated spreadsheet documents for a variety of business applications. Topics include working with lists and pivot tables, consolidating multiple worksheets and workbooks, integrating the spreadsheet software with other software programs and the web, and creating macros. CIM 112.2 is also listed as ACCT 112.2 ; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
  • CIM 112.3 SPREADSHEETS III - CERTIFICATION

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: ACCT 112.2 / CIM 112.2  
    This course provides students with advanced study and training required to qualify for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in spreadsheet software. Students will review and learn to integrate all of the features of the spreadsheet program and incorporate data from other software programs and the World Wide Web. The course is designed to prepare students for the MOS Certification exam for spreadsheets. CIM 212.3 is also listed as ACCT 112.3 ; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
  • CIM 115 DATABASES

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course covers a relational database management system for building and maintaining business databases. Topics include the design of relational databases; tables, queries, forms and reports; enter/ edit/search data; field properties; import/ export; joins; Structured Query Language (SQL); macros; and user interfaces. NR
  
  • CIM 116 WORD PROCESSING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: Ability to keyboard by touch
    This course is designed for those seeking to master skills in using word processing software in preparation for Microsoft certification. Students will use a word processing program to create, edit, design, format, and manipulate documents. Topics covered include merging; planning, creating, and running macros; creating and manipulating outlines; creating and using on-screen forms; working with master documents and subdocuments; and collaborating and integrating data. CIM 116 was formerly offered as CIM (116.1 or 210.1) and CIM (116.2 or 210.2). NR
  
  • CIM 116.2 WORD PROCESSING II

    1.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: CIM 116.1  
    This course is designed for those seeking to master advanced skills in using word processing software in preparation for Microsoft certification. Topics covered include merging, sorting and selecting data; planning, creating, and running macros; applying styles and themes; navigating with bookmarks; creating and manipulating outlines; creating web pages; integrating objects from other software programs; creating and using on-screen forms; working with master documents and subdocuments; and sharing documents. NR
  
  • CIM 117 SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course introduces social media tools used for marketing in business. Topics include uses, ethics, and guidelines for social networking, and online marketing channels. Students create a social media marketing campaign through the use of Web applications such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. CIM 117 is also listed as ENTR 117; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
  • CIM 141 CREATING A WEB PAGE USING HTML

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course covers HyperText Markup Language (HTML) for building a business website for viewing on desktop and mobile devices using a browser. Topics include Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), lists, links, graphics, tables, multimedia, web forms, and Responsive Web Design for mobile devices. NR
  
  • CIM 143 WEB DEVELOPMENT - DREAMWEAVER

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course covers Dreamweaver for building business web pages for viewing on desktop and mobile devices using a browser. Topics include linking; typography; Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); lists; tables; graphics; movie/video files; and jQuery; and responsive web design for mobile devices. This course helps prepare students to take the Adobe Certified Experts (ACE) Dreamweaver Exam. NR
  
  • CIM 144 WEB DEVELOPMENT - WORDPRESS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course covers WordPress for building a business website for viewing on desktop and mobile devices. Topics include WordPress installation; blogs; business pages using menus, themes, plugins, widgets, photos, and videos; maintenance; security; and publish a responsive web design business site. NR
  
  • CIM 148 WEB DEVELOPMENT - EDGE ANIMATE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: CIM 141  
    This course introduces Edge Animate, an Adobe web development tool, that uses web standards for creating and animating web projects for desktop and mobile devices. Topics include the Edge Animate interface, creating and importing artwork, creating motion, scripting, creating responsive web design layouts, and publishing Edge Animate projects. NR
  
  • CIM 160 COMPUTER NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS (NETWORK+)

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course examines the concepts of networking protocols, hardware, and security. It covers Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), networking hardware, network security, and the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) suites of layered network protocols. This course is designed to prepare students for the industry-standard CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam. C-ID: ITIS 150 NR
  
  • CIM 161 SYSTEMS AND NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR (LINUX+)

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course is designed to prepare students for the CompTIA Linux+ Certification Exam and acquire the skills to become a Linux system administrator. The course will provide the skills and knowledge to install, troubleshoot, and maintain the Linux operating system (OS). It covers system architecture, installation, commands, file systems, devices, user interfaces, administrative tasks, system services, networking, security, disaster recovery, server roles/specializations, and boot loaders. C-ID: ITIS 155 C-ID: ITIS 155 NR
  
  • CIM 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: COMPUTER INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

    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 for a certificate. R-E-3
  
  • CIM 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: COMPUTER INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

    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 for a certificate. R-E-3
  
  • CIM 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: COMPUTER INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

    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 for a certificate. R-E-3
  
  • CIM 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: COMPUTER INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

    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 for a certificate. R-E-3
  
  • CIM 170 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY (SECURITY+)

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: CIM 160  or CIM 181  
    This course provides a comprehensive overview of network security. Topics include information security, malware and social engineering attacks, application and network attacks, vulnerability assessment and risk mitigation, host and data security, network security, wireless security, access control, authentication, account management, cryptography, and business continuity and disaster recovery plans. This course helps prepare students the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam. NR
  
  • CIM 172 DIGITAL FORENSICS FUNDAMENTALS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: CIM 170  
    Recommended Preparation: AJ 103 , CIM 106, CIM 108
    This course is an introduction to the methods used to properly conduct a digital forensics investigation and aligns with objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) Certification. Topics covered include computer forensics as a profession and the investigator’s lab; computer investigation and crime scene processes; understanding operating systems boot processes and disk structures; data (email, graphics) acquisition and analysis; report writing for high-tech investigations; and a review of familiar computer forensics tools. NR
  
  • CIM 181 INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS (CCNA 1 & NETWORK+)

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course examines the concepts of networking protocols, hardware, and security. It covers Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), networking hardware, network security, and the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) suites of layered network protocols. This course is designed to prepare students for the industry-standard CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam and is the first in a series of three Cisco networking courses that prepares students for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Certification Exam.  C-ID: ITIS 150 NR
  
  • CIM 182 INTERMEDIATE NETWORKING (CCNA 2)

    3 units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Prerequisite: CIM 181  
    This is the second of three courses which prepare students for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Certification Exam. This course focuses on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to-medium business networks, including wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. It includes basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identifying and mitigating LAN security threats, and configuring and securing a basic WLAN. NR
  
  • CIM 201A INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS, KEYBOARDING AND WORD I

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    This course is designed for individuals seeking basic computer, keyboarding and document processing skills for personal and business applications. The course introduces the Windows environment, word processing software, touch control of the keyboard, email, and the formatting of simple academic reports. Students concentrate on improving keyboarding speed and accuracy. No prior computer experience is required. Successful completion of this class results in a minimum keyboarding speed of 15 net words per minute. NR
  
  • CIM 201B INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS, KEYBOARDING AND WORD II

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    Recommended Preparation: CIM 201A  
    This course is designed for individuals seeking to further develop computer, keyboarding, and document processing skills for personal and business applications. The course introduces personal and business correspondence, multiple-page reports, and the word processing software that supports the creation of these documents. Students concentrate on improving keyboarding speed and accuracy. Successful completion of this class results in a minimum keyboarding speed of 30 net words per minute. NR
  
  • CIM 201C INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS, KEYBOARDING, AND WORD PROCESSING III

    1 Unit - 1 hour lecture
    Recommended Preparation: CIM 201B  
    This course is designed for individuals seeking to develop skills in formatting various kinds of business documents, correspondence, reports, tables, and desktop publishing projects from unarranged and rough-draft sources. The course covers composition and language skills for business writing and strategies for developing keyboarding speed and accuracy on production assignments. Successful completion of this class results in a minimum keyboarding speed of 45 words per minute. NR
  
  • CIM 209 INTRODUCTION TO OUTLOOK

    0.5 Units - 0.5 hours lecture
    This course introduces the skills needed to manage and work with Outlook. Topics include managing email messages, contacts and tasks; working with calendars and appointments; customizing Outlook; using instant messaging; and collaborating with SharePoint and SkyDrive. The course is designed to prepare students to pursue the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification for Outlook. NR
  
  • CIM 252 DATA ANALYTICS FUNDAMENTALS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    This course is an overview of data analytics and their use in making business decisions, covering a broad selection of topics along the life-cycle of data analytics (business objective; data collection, cleansing, transformation; data analysis, data visualization/storytelling; data-based decision making). Professional skills, such as communication, presentation, and data storytelling, will be presented. Students will acquire a basic working knowledge of data analytics through hands-on projects and study in a variety of business, engineering, social sciences, or life sciences domains. Issues of ethics, leadership, and teamwork will be highlighted. NR
  
  • CIM 253 DATA ANALYTICS AND DESIGN (ALTERYX)

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Students will explore the topics, tools, and techniques of data prep, blending, reporting, predictive analytics, and data science and their application across different industries. The practical application of data workflow processes will be experienced through hands-on projects and technical assignments using Alteryx software. This course prepares students for the Alteryx Designer Core Certification. NR
  
  • CIM 254 DATA ANALYTICS AND VISUALIZATION (TABLEAU)

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Students will explore an end-to-end data analytics platform that utilizes tools to prep, analyze, collaborate, and share big data insights. The practical application of visual analysis of big data and sharing insights across an organization will be experienced through hands-on projects and technical assignments using Tableau. This course prepares students for the Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification.  NR
  
  • CIM 256 DATA ANALYTICS CAPSTONE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    This capstone course is designed to develop students’ understanding of analytics in the context of business and to provide a framework for students to apply topics such as: framing a business problem, stakeholder analysis, data wrangling using Excel or Google Sheets, data visualizations, descriptive statistics, exploratory data analysis, and data storytelling. NR
  
  • CIM 283 ADVANCED NETWORKS (CCNA 3)

    3 units - 3 hours lecture
    Prerequisite: CIM 182  
    This is the final of three courses in the CCNA series and covers the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks. It covers wide area network (WAN) technologies and quality of service (QoS) mechanisms used for secure remote access, along with the introduction of software-defined networking, virtualization, and automation concepts that support the digitalization of networks. NR
  
  • CIM 284 CISCO CYBEROPS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    This course provides an introduction to network security concepts, security monitoring, host-based analysis, network intrusion analysis, and security policies and procedures. Students gain understanding and hands-on experience on how to detect and respond to security incidents, understand how organizations deal with cybercrime, cyber espionage, insider threats, advanced persistent threats, regulatory requirements, and related issues. This course also aligns with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework to support consistent communication language for cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.  Students are also prepared to take Cisco’s Certified CyberOps Associate (CBROPS) Exam. NR
  
  • CIM 510 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND KEYBOARDING

    0 Units - 3 hours lecture
    This course is designed for individuals seeking to develop basic computer, keyboarding and document processing skills for personal and business applications. The course introduces the Windows environment, word processing software, touch control of the keyboard, email, and the formatting of business documents and reports. It also covers composition and language skills for business writing, and improves keyboarding speed and accuracy. No prior computer experience is required. This is a non-credit, open-entry/open-exit course. R-E-99
  
  • CIM 520 GOOGLE WORKSPACE

    0 Units - 3 hours lecture
    This course is designed for individuals seeking to develop skills using Google Workspace documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drive, and other collaboration tools for personal and business applications. No prior computer experience is required. This is a non-credit, open-entry/open-exit course.  R-E-99

Computer Science

  
  • CS 1 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SYSTEMS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course provides an overview of computer information systems and introduces hardware, software, networking, and Internet terminology. The course introduces Windows and Microsoft Office software, focusing particularly on spreadsheet and database applications. It also introduces program development and programming languages. Students write and execute elementary programs in Visual Basic. Credit may be earned in CS 1 or CS 1H , but not both. C-ID: BUS 140 and ITIS 120 NR
  
  • CS 6A COMPUTER DISCRETE MATHEMATICS I

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: Placement by current assessment process or successful completion of MATH 2 with a ‘C’ or better, CS 37 or CS 38
    This course is designed primarily for computer science majors. Areas of study include logic, proofs, basic structures, algorithms, integers, matrices, induction, recursion, counting principles, discrete probability, inclusion-exclusion, and graphs and trees. This course is also listed as MATH 30 ; credit will be given in either area, not both. C-ID: COMP 152. NR
  
  • CS 6B COMPUTER DISCRETE MATHEMATICS II

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Placement by current assessment process or successful completion of MATH 2  with a ‘C’ or better
    This course is designed primarily for computer science majors. Major topics include propositional logic, proofs, recursion, combinatorics, probability, number theory, relations, graphs, trees, Boolean algebra, and modeling computation. This course is also listed as MATH 31  ; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
  • CS 10 INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING USING PYTHON

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course provides an introduction to computers and programming using Python. The course focuses on planning, creating and debugging programs using the grammar and syntax of the Python language. Topics include types and variables, input and output statements, control statements, functions and parameter passing, looping structures, text files, classes, lists, tuples, sets, dictionaries, algorithms, and graphics. C-ID: COMP 112 NR
  
  • CS 17 DATA ANALYSIS AND STATISTICAL PROGRAMMING USING R

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: MATH 10  or MGT 10  or MGT 10H  or ECON 10  or ECON 10H  or PSYC 10  or PSYC 10H  or BIO 7 
    This course teaches students the tools of computation and Statistical analysis using R.  Students apply methods from Statistics to analyze data sets.  Using the open source software R, students learn to download, process, and manipulate large data sets. Students apply statistical methods to compute descriptive statistics, visualize data, and perform inferential analysis for data analysis. CS 17 is also listed as MATH 17; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
  • CS 30 VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course focuses on the development of programming applications using Visual Basic. The course covers Visual Basic structure, syntax and operating procedures, as well as design and programming techniques for event-driven and object-oriented programs in Visual Basic. NR
  
  • CS 31 DATABASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces Database Concepts and programming. Topics include the principles of relational database design, modeling, and Standard Query Language (SQL) programming; normalization; implementation; database management; client/ server systems; data warehousing; and the use of databases in the Internet. NR
  
  • CS 36 C PROGRAMMING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the C programming language, focusing on how to create, execute, and debug C programs. Topics include input and output statements; control statements; random numbers; functions and parameter passing; recursion; loops; arrays; structures; text, binary, and header files; pointers; and linked lists. NR
  
  • CS 37 C++ PROGRAMMING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: CS 36  
    This course covers the C++ programming language, focusing on how to create, execute, and debug C++ programs. Topics include input and output statements; file handling; functions and parameter passing including function pointers and function overloading; templates and the Standard Template Library (STL); object-oriented programming principles using classes, constructors, and destructors; friends; pointers including the “this” pointer; operator overloading; inheritance; polymorphism; and exception handling. NR
  
  • CS 38 JAVA PROGRAMMING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Previous programming experience. Students should be familiar with basic programming principles.
    This course focuses on application development using both stand-alone Java programs and Java applets. The course covers Java syntax and operating procedures, as well as design and programming techniques for object-oriented programs. Additional topics include arrays, text files, graphical user interface (GUI) components, exception handling, and multithreading. C-ID: COMP 122. NR
  
  • CS 39 C# PROGRAMMING USING MICROSOFT.NET

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: CS 37  and CS 38 
    This course covers the C# programming language. Topics include C# syntax; input and output statements; operators; decision statements; arrays; loops; methods; Windows Forms; classes; inheritance and polymorphism; exception handling; structs; operator overloading; text and binary files; generics; and collections and data structures including stacks, queues, and hash tables. NR
  
  • CS 40A COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE I

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: CS 36  
    This course introduces computer organization focusing especially on assembly language programming. Topics include finite-precision whole number arithmetic and non-integer numbers, including number conversions. The course also discusses programming in pseudo-code and its corresponding assembly language. C-ID: COMP 142. NR
  
  • CS 40B COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE II

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: CS 40A  
    This course is a continuation of Computer Science 40A. Students will further study computer organization and advanced assembly language programming. The course will also examine logical expressions, arrays, procedures, decimal numbers and fractions, floating point numbers, dynamic storage, strings,input/output, signed numbers, and numeric approximations. C-ID: COMP 142. NR
  
  • CS 41 DATA STRUCTURES

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: CS 37  or CS 38  
    This course examines the basic concepts of data structures and related algorithms. Students use arrays, structures, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, graphs, and tables to design algorithms and then write complete programs to implement these algorithms. Recursion, searching, sorting, timing and space analysis for algorithms, and memory management are also discussed. C-ID: COMP 132. NR
  
  • CS 50 HTML/XHTML PROGRAMMING

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course covers the fundamentals of designing basic web pages and web sites for the internet utilizing HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), XHTML (Extensible Hypertext Markup Language), XML (Extensible Markup Language) and JavaScript. Topics include creating, editing, displaying and debugging web pages and web sites while controlling the structure, function and appearance of web pages and web sites utilizing markup and JavaScript language features and syntax. Other topics include uploading and downloading web site files and resources to and from a web site remote hosting server and local computer utilizing FTP methods and procedures. NR

Counseling

  
  • COUN 1 ACADEMIC PLANNING

    1.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is designed to introduce students to a successful college and transfer experience. The course examines the opportunities and requirements for vocational certificates, associate degrees, and baccalaureate and higher degrees. A major focus is helping students identify and overcome obstacles to academic success. The course introduces college survival skills and issues, including college expectations, student motivations, study skills overview, time management, college resources, and academic policies. Students develop an academic plan based on their individual educational goals and discuss strategies for choosing a major.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling . 

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  • COUN 1H ACADEMIC PLANNING HONORS

    1.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    The course examines the opportunities and requirements for undergraduate and graduate degrees. The course introduces college advancement, research and community opportunities, including college expectations, student motivations, educational goal development, and time management. This honors course will be enriched through limited class size, seminar format, extensive reading on transfer related research and graduate school studies, a student educational portfolio focusing on graduate degrees/ schools related to intended career choices and research/evaluation of graduate level degree options. Credit may be earned in either COUN 1  or COUN 1H, but not both.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling .  NR

  
  • COUN 2 UC STUDENT EDUCATION PLAN

    0.5 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course covers important information for students who plan to transfer to one of the nine University of California campuses. Topics include admission requirements, general education options, transfer admission guarantee programs, the application process, and helpful online resources. Each student will develop a comprehensive student education plan that includes needed courses for each semester.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling .  NR

  
  • COUN 4 STRESS MANAGEMENT

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit proviso (see UC Course List)
    This course introduces the basic principles of holistic stress management. The course explores the mind-body relationship (the psychophysiology) of stress; stressors typically experienced during an individual’s college, family and working life; coping skills; and interventions. Students learn cognitive strategies and relaxation techniques that may be applied to help manage daily life stressors in a healthful and productive manner.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling .  NR

  
  • COUN 6 ACADEMIC, CAREER AND LIFE SUCCESS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    A comprehensive course that integrates personal, professional, career and academic growth through the development and application of effective communication skills, positive self-image and self-esteem, self-advocacy and strategies for problem solving and decision making. Students examine individual morals, values, and motivation from psychological, social and physiological perspectives. Course covers goal setting, financial literacy, basic communication skills, diversity and balancing the challenges faced in today’s society. Emphasis is on holistic student development. Credit may be earned for either COUN 6 or 6H, but not both.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling .  NR

  
  • COUN 6H ACADEMIC, CAREER AND LIFE SUCCESS HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    A comprehensive course that integrates personal, professional, career and academic growth through the development and application of effective communication skills, positive self-image and self-esteem, self-advocacy and strategies for problem solving and decision making. Students examine individual morals, values, and motivation from psychological, social and physiological perspectives. Course covers goal setting, financial literacy, basic communication skills, diversity and balancing the challenges faced in today’s society. Emphasis is on holistic student development.Honors course is enriched through limited class size, seminar format, and extensive reading. Credit may be earned in either COUN 6 or COUN 6H but not both.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling .  NR

  
  • COUN 10 INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This comprehensive course is designed to cultivate the holistic student in developing effective academic study skills and critical thinking strategies necessary to reach desired educational goals. Topics surveyed include various educational learning theories; successful interpersonal communication techniques, sensitivity to diverse populations and examination of individual morals and values. Keystone to this course, students learn academic survival strategies such as principles of memory and learning, motivation and concentration, effective note-taking, textbook study methods, efficient time management and test-taking/test anxiety reduction. Emphasis is given to personal growth and development with academic, interpersonal, and professional success. NR
  
  • COUN 12 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER EXPLORATION

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course provides students with the opportunity to conduct self-assessments and to apply the results to the process of making educational and career decisions, including the selection of an academic major, and the creation of an action plan with measureable goals. The course includes assessments of values, interests, personality characteristics, skills, and learning styles. Students use a variety of resources to research and evaluate educational and career options. The course presents decision-making models, goal-setting techniques and job-search strategies related to each student’s short- and long-term goals. COUN 12 was formerly offered as COUN 102. NR
  
  • COUN 20 WOMEN AND WORK

    3 units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfer: CSU, UC
    This course explores common gender issues in the workplace.  Within a historical and contemporary framework, it will focus on gender inequality, cultural influences, sexuality, family roles, and ways to address and reduce gender bias in the workplace.  Students will also evaluate potential career choices based on self-assessments. NR
  
  • COUN 47 LATINX EXPERIENCE AND SUCCESS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Students will be exposed to practices that contribute to a successful experience in higher education for Latinx students. This course will cover theoretical and empirical overviews of the Latinx educational experience in the United States and the relation of that experience to current educational conditions and trends. NR
  
  • COUN 100A EDUCATION PLANNING FOR CERTIFICATES AND ASSOCIATE DEGREES

    0.5 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course covers important information for students who plan to pursue a certificate, AA/AS, AS-T and/or AA-T degree from Irvine Valley College. The course discusses degree and certificate options at IVC and explains requirements for graduation, such as units, general education, major and grade point average. Students will develop a comprehensive student education plan that includes courses needed for each semester.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling .  NR

  
  • COUN 100B CSU STUDENT EDUCATION PLAN

    0.5 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course covers important information for students who plan to transfer to one of the 23 California State University campuses. Topics include admissions requirements, general education options, Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) and Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) degrees, the application process, and helpful online resources. Each student will develop a comprehensive student education plan that includes needed courses for each semester.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling .  NR

  
  • COUN 103 INTRODUCTION TO ASSERTION

    1.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    This course introduces students to the theoretical principles underlying assertive behavior and the practical application of these principles in their communication with others, including in the workplace. The course covers the distinctions among assertive, aggressive and non-assertive behaviors and the causes and consequences of these behavioral styles. Included will be discussions of the relationship between assertion and self-esteem, success, problem resolution, positive relationships, and health. In addition, strategies for establishing and maintaining your professional image in the workplace using work place rules and etiquette will be covered.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling .  NR

  
  • COUN 150 HELPING RELATIONSHIPS

    1.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU
    Students planning to enter any professional field that requires active listening, communication and intervention skills that will be central to their central roles. Helping occupations include, but are not limited to, working as teachers, counselors, psychologists, nurses, doctors, medical personnel, caregivers, firefighters, and law enforcement personnel. Students examine their role as a helper and applying the skills that they acquire to their own lives and relationships.

    To view more information on the counseling program, visit Counseling .  NR


Dance

  
  • DNCE 1 INTRODUCTION TO DANCE

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the basic techniques, styles, and backgrounds of ballet, modern, and jazz dance, as well as other dance forms, such as hip hop, tap, international (e.g., African and Middle Eastern), liturgical, and social dance. It is designed for dancers of any experience level. The course focuses on developing coordination, flexibility, strength, and postural alignment. Movement studies and improvisations encourage student individuality. DNCE 1 (or DNCE 1A  and DNCE 1B ) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 3 MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE FUNDAMENTALS

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    An introductory course emphasizing the basic concepts of musicality and body placement of Middle Eastern dance. NR
  
  • DNCE 5 INTRO TO DANCE: DANCE TECHNIQUES AND TRAINING METHODS

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is designed for non-dancers and dancers. It will focus on learning the movements of various dance genres as well as the dance technique exercises and training methods that were inspired by various body therapies. Conversely, students will also learn body therapies or dance science exercises that were inspired by dance or sports movements or exercises. Emphasis in how each inspired, or has been inspired by advances in the other fields historically and currently. NR
  
  • DNCE 6 BALLET I

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the basic ballet positions, movements, and combinations, as well French ballet terms and their meanings. The course also discusses the history and origins of ballet and its various styles. Students are required to attend at least one dance concert, on or off campus. No prior dance experience is required. A combination of DNCE 6 and DNCE 7  may be taken a maximum of four times. NR
  
  • DNCE 7 BALLET II

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 6  
     

    This begin level ballet course further explores the technical and expressive elements of ballet, as well as historically significant ballet schools and styles. It is designed to advance the performance level of students who have mastered the basic skills and vocabulary of ballet. Students practice and perform beginning barre exercises, demi-pointe work, and increasingly complex connecting movements. Attendance at a minimum of one dance concert, on or off campus, is required.  NR

  
  • DNCE 8 INTERMEDIATE BALLET III

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfer: CSU, UC credit pending
    This intermediate level ballet course further explores the technical and expressive elements of ballet, as well as historically significant ballet schools and styles. It is designed to advance the performance level of students who have mastered the beginning skills and vocabulary of ballet. Students practice and perform beginning barre exercises, demi-pointe work, and increasingly complex connecting movements. Attendance at a minimum of one dance concert, on or off campus, is required. NR
  
  • DNCE 12 MODERN DANCE I

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the fundamentals of modern dance and its history. It is designed for students with no dance experience as well as returning dance students. Students participate in movement studies and improvisations that deal with shape, space, time and energy - four main dance principles - to encourage their creativity and individuality. Emphasis is on developing axial and locomotor skills, performing movement combinations, conditioning the body, and solving creative problems. A combination of DNCE 12 and DNCE 13  may be taken a maximum of four times. R-A-3
  
  • DNCE 13 MODERN DANCE II

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 12  
    This course further explores the technical and expressive elements of modern dance, including historically significant eras, companies, dancers, and choreographers. It is designed for students who have mastered basic modern dance techniques and vocabulary. Students practice intermediate-level skills, exercises with rhythmic variations, turns, jumps with turns and beats, and increasingly complex connecting movements. A combination of DNCE 12  and DNCE 13 may be taken a maximum of four times. R-A-3
  
  • DNCE 16 JAZZ DANCE BROADWAY STYLES

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 1 , DNCE 17  or equivalent dance skills
    This course introduces an overview of Broadway styles of the 20th and 21st Century. It is designed for students with basic dance experience and for intermediate dancers wishing to increase their jazz dance knowledge to include musical theatre dance, history and techniques. Class participation is intended to develop an appreciation for the Broadway musical dance. Students are required to attend a live dance concert. Students are limited to taking four jazz courses (DNCE 16, 17, 18, 19, or 20) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 17 JAZZ DANCE I - OVERVIEW

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This survey course introduces the fundamentals of jazz dance, including its history and styles. It is designed for students with no dance experience and for experienced dancers wishing to perfect basic jazz dance skills. It also provides training for a professional career in Jazz dance. Jazz dance techniques are presented and practiced in class, with an emphasis on combinations using a variety of rhythms and styles. Class participation is intended to develop an appreciation for the physical demands of jazz dancing. Students are required to attend a live dance concert. Students are limited to taking four jazz courses (DNCE 16, 17, 18, 19, or 20) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 18 JAZZ DANCE II

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 17  
    This course further explores the technical and expressive elements of jazz dance, including the historical origins, music, rhythms, and styles of this dance form. It is designed for students who have mastered basic jazz dance techniques and vocabulary. It also provides training for a professional career in jazz dance. Students practice intermediate-level jazz skills, turns, jumps, and center and locomotor combinations. They also develop original routines set to jazz music. Students are limited to taking four jazz courses (DNCE 16, 17, 18, 19 or 20) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 19 JAZZ DANCE: COMMERCIAL AND CONTEMPORARY

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Preparation and development of techniques necessary for becoming a commercial dancer, including the blending of commercial jazz dance with contemporary dance. Focus is on proper alignment that draws from ballet and contemporary dance, turns and jump combinations, as well as development of retention and manipulation of jazz dance phrases, and adapting to camera restrictions. It also provides training for a professional career in Jazz dance. Students are limited to taking four jazz courses (DNCE 16, 17, 18, 19, or 20) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 20 JAZZ: LATIN STYLES

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is designed to introduce elements of Latin dance and jazz dance. It is formulated for dancers wishing to increase their dance skills with an emphasis on developing rhythms and movements as they pertain to jazz dance technique. The merging of various styles is an new focus in contemporary forms of jazz dance. Students are limited to taking four jazz courses (DNCE 16, 17, 18, 19, or 20) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 22 TAP DANCE I

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces tap dance technique at the beginning level. Instruction focuses primarily on the rhythm tap style however, other tap styles are explored. Students practice fundamental tap dance skills; rhythms, including swing and Latin; syncopation; time steps; short combinations; and stylings. The course includes an introduction to the history and performance of tap dance. Students are limited to taking four tap courses (DNCE 22, DNCE 23 , DNCE 24 , DNCE 25 , or DNCE 26 ) for a maximum of 4 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 23 TAP DANCE II

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 22 
    This intermediate-level course is designed for students who have mastered basic tap dance skills. Students practice new and more complicated rhythms, movement coordinations, and skills. Focus is on developing the speed at which students master tap routines. The course presents a variety of musical forms related to tap dance. Students are limited to taking four tap courses (DNCE 22 , DNCE 23, DNCE 24 , DNCE 25 , or DNCE 26 ) for a maximum of 4 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 24 TAP: TRADITIONAL BROADWAY BASICS

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 22  
    This beginning level course is designed for students who want to acquire basic tap dance skills. Students practice basic tap rhythms, movement coordinations, and skills. Focus is on acquiring tap dance vocabulary specific to the Broadway genre. The course presents a variety of musical forms related to Broadway tap dance styles. Students are limited to taking four tap courses (DNCE 22 , DNCE 23 , DNCE 24, DNCE 25 , or DNCE 26 ) for a maximum of 4 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 25 TAP: BEGINNING RHYTHM TECHNIQUE AND INTERMEDIATE BROADWAY STEPS

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Some basic tap knowledge is helpful
    This course presents a variety of musical forms related to tap dance designed to develop tap rhythms, movement coordination, and tonal variations. Broadway steps will be used to further develop the student’s stylistic range as well as his/her understanding of Tap dance’s place in the history of Musical Theatre. Students are limited to taking four tap courses (DNCE 22 , DNCE 23 , DNCE 24 , DNCE 25, or DNCE 26 ) for a maximum of 4 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 26 INTERMEDIATE TAP TECHNIQUES AND IMPROVISATION

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 22 
    This course is designed for students who want to further their mastery of Tap dance. Focus will be on increasing the speed and accuracy of execution of master tap routines and developing improvisation techniques. Students are limited to taking four tap courses (DNCE 22 , DNCE 23 , DNCE 24 , DNCE 25 , or DNCE 26) for a maximum of 4 units. NR
  
  • DNCE 27 HIP HOP: COMMERCIAL DANCE

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This beginning-level course presents a blend of hip hop and commercial dance styles. The course surveys traditional hop hip step, past and present video-style hip hop, and freestyling. Students practice and perform combinations and dances to contemporary hip hop, rhythm and blues, and pop music. The class focus is on developing technique, musicality, and individual artistic expression. Students will use accents and musical phrasing to demonstrate originality, unity, and clarity of intent in choreography. NR
  
  • DNCE 30 AFRICAN DANCE-OVERVIEW

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This is an overview course that introduces dances from African cultures. Students will examine the role of dance in the African society through the practice of dance traditions and rituals. Discussions on African history, empires, and instruments will help to shape the the study of African dance performance. African dance movements , steps and styles will be taught with emphasis on body alignment, coordination, rhythm and body positions. All classes are aerobic in nature. Field trips may be required. NR
  
  • DNCE 33 MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE I

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    An introductory course emphasizing the social, stage and artistic dances from the region known as the Near and Middle East. Field trips may be required. NR
  
  • DNCE 34 MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE II

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 33  
    This intermediate level course further explores social, stage and regional dances from the Near and Middle East. The course focuses primarily on classical dance forms but also presents folkloric and popular dance styles. Students concentrate on refining movements and gestures; developing solo and group performing skills; and using finger cymbals, veils, and props while dancing. The course expands upon Middle Eastern music, rhythms, and culture as they relate to dance. Field trips may be required. NR
  
  • DNCE 35 FOLK DANCES OF EGYPT AND LEBANON

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 3  and DNCE 33  
    An intermediate/advanced level course on folk dance from Egypt and Lebanon. Dances will be learned focusing on technique, musical analysis, cultural characteristics, costuming, use of props, historical overview, and geographical relevance. Students will learn, practice and perform combinations and choreography in a classroom setting. Field trips may be required. NR
  
  • DNCE 36 BALLROOM DANCE: OVERVIEW OF STYLES

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course gives students the opportunity to learn various ballroom dance forms. It is designed for students with no dance experience as well as dance students preparing for teaching or performing and who want to be introduced to dance forms new to them. Examples of dance forms that may be included are swing, salsa, mambo, cha cha, rhumba, tango, waltz, country and foxtrot. The course will focus on exploring the differences and similarities among styles and techniques while also developing coordination skills. NR
  
  • DNCE 37 BALLROOM DANCE: INTERMEDIATE

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 36  or instructor’s approval
    This course gives students the opportunity to learn intermediate ballroom dance skills. It is designed for students with basic ballroom dance experience. Examples of dance forms that may be included are swing, salsa, cha cha, rumba, tango, waltz, and foxtrot. This course also explores the differences and similarities within the styles and techniques of intermediate ballroom dance while addressing development of coordination skills as it relates to the professional world. This course will encourage individual choreography which will enhance the students knowledge of each dance form as well as develop creativity. NR
  
  • DNCE 38 BALLROOM DANCE: LATIN DANCES

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 36  or DNCE 37  
    An introductory course in Latin dance styles designed to teach cha-cha, merengue, tango, salsa and other Latin dance styles. This course will emphasize styling, partnering and rhythm as it relates to the profession. The beginning level is appropriate for students of all ages and level of training. NR
  
  • DNCE 39 BALLROOM DANCE: AMERICAN SMOOTH

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 36  or DNCE 37  
    This course gives students the opportunity to learn various amateur and professional smooth ballroom styles dances. Examples of the smooth dance forms that may be included are Waltz, Foxtrot,and American Tango as it relates to the amateur and professional world. This course will focus on learning both the International and American smooth styles of dance. The students will develop coordination skills and knowledge of each dance form.

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  • DNCE 40 HIP HOP I: HISTORY OVERVIEW

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This beginning-level course presents a comprehensive survey of Hip-Hop dance history. The course introduces traditional hip-hop music and movement including; breaking, b-boying, popping and locking. The focus of this course is on developing individual skill, musicality and artistic expression as a dancer and choreographer. Students will study the contributions and participant from various ethnic groups that practice and perform street dance style know as Hip-hop from the 20th and 21st centuries. No previous experience is required. NR
 

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