2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Jul 20, 2024  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Information


A complete list of San Joaquin Delta College courses is provided.  In addition to being held on the Stockton campus, many of these courses are offered online, as hybrid classes, and at regional sites such as the South Campus at Mountain House. Check the current Schedule of Classes for details. 

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Radiologic Technology

  
  
  • RAD 013 Principles of Radiographic Technique


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: RAD 010 Introduction to Radiography , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Corequisites: RAD 011 Radiographic Positioning and Terminology , and RAD 012 Radiographic Anatomy .
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to introduce the student to the principles involved in producing a diagnostic radiograph. The course includes detailed instruction in radiographic film, equipment, and accessories utilized in image production. The primary factors of kilovoltage (KV), milliamperage (MA), time, and distance are explained. Practical application of exposure calculations is performed. Also included is: discussion of the sensitometric properties of x-ray film; quality control, patient characteristics; pathological conditions relative to technique selection; the principles and designs of radiographic technique charts; and fundamental principles of digital radiography and fluoroscopy. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 014 Imaging Processing


    Units: 1
    Prerequisites: RAD 013 Principles of Radiographic Technique , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to acquaint the student with: the principles associated with processing room design and function; film storage and handling, manual, automatic and digital processing chemicals and techniques; automatic processor systems and functions; latent image formation; identification and causes of film artifacts, and silver recovery/fixer recycling systems. To stay abreast of the transitions and current developments in the field of Medical Imaging, the course will progressively emphasize digital image processing and deemphasize film processing. Also included are quality control and repeat analysis. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 020 Advanced Radiographic Positioning and Terminology


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: RAD 011 Radiographic Positioning and Terminology , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Corequisites: RAD 020A Advanced Clinical Laboratory , and RAD 021 Advanced Radiographic Anatomy , and RAD 022 Fundamentals of X-Ray and Radium Physics .
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to introduce positioning techniques, medical terminology, related anatomy, and preparation for specialized procedures including radoigraphy: the bony thorax, skull, facial bones, sinuses, mastoids, urinary and biliary systems, circulatory systems, female reproductive system, sialography, tomography, pediatric radiography, and arthrography. Proper equipment selection, immobilization, and radiation protection procedures are stressed. Proper demonstration and identification of required anatomical structures are supported through film critique sessions of radiographs. An introduction to Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is included. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 020A Advanced Clinical Laboratory


    Units: 8
    Prerequisites: RAD-010B, Intermediate Clinical Laboratory, with a grade of “C” or better.
    Corequisites: Corequisites: RAD-020, Advanced Radiographic Positioning and Terminology, and RAD-021, Advanced Radiographic Anatomy, and RAD-022, Fundamentals of X-Ray and Radium Physics.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to emphasize positioning techniques and technical factor calculation. An introduction to positioning of the skull, facial bones, mastoids, and the thorax is included. The student participates in specialized radiographic procedures including myelography, sialography, hysterography, arthrography, arteriography, and other specialized procedures requiring sterile and aseptic techniques. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 021 Advanced Radiographic Anatomy


    Units: 2
    Prerequisites: RAD 012 Radiographic Anatomy , with a grade of “C” or better and.
    Corequisites: RAD 020 Advanced Radiographic Positioning and Terminology , and RAD 020A Advanced Clinical Laboratory , and RAD 022 Fundamentals of X-Ray and Radium Physics .
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to introduce the student to complex systems of the body. The course includes the structures of the various parts of each specialized system. The systems involved are the muscular, circulatory, digestive, genitourinary, nervous, endocrine, and others. Radiographic application of these systems is presented as well as common anomalies and pathologies related to these systems as indicated by radiographic examination. Detailed study of the skull and facial bones is included. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 022 Fundamentals of X-Ray and Radium Physics


    Units: 4
    Corequisites: RAD 020 Advanced Radiographic Positioning and Terminology , and RAD 020A Advanced Clinical Laboratory , and RAD 021 Advanced Radiographic Anatomy .
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to introduce the structure of the atom, concepts of mechanics, electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetism, electrodynamics, electrostatics, electric generators and motors. The production and control of high voltage rectifiers, and the components and principles of operation of the x-ray circuit are also included. Properties of x-rays, x-ray production, and x-ray interaction with matter are detailed. Performing calculations utilizing the English and metric systems are covered. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 023 Positioning and Technical Laboratory


    Units: 0.5
    Prerequisites: RAD 013 Principles of Radiographic Technique , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to introduce the practical application of technical exposure calculations, accessory equipment, positioning techniques, and radiation protection procedures. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 030 Intermediate Positioning and Technical Laboratory


    Units: 0.5
    Prerequisites: RAD 023 Positioning and Technical Laboratory , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to explore the practical application of technical exposure calculations, accessory equipment, positioning techniques, and radiation protection at the intermediate level. The student learns how to identify and obtain radiographs of optimal quality. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 030A Senior Clinical Laboratory


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: RAD 020A Advanced Clinical Laboratory , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to provide clinical training in radiographic procedures under direct or general supervision. The course includes rotation through surgery magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, mammography, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, special procedures, radiation therapy, and general radiography. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 030B Advanced Senior Clinical Laboratory


    Units: 10
    Prerequisites: RAD 030A Senior Clinical Laboratory , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to provide advanced clinical training in radiographic procedures. The student obtains experience in a surgical setting with axial tomography, ultrasound, mammography, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, special procedures, radiation therapy, and general radiography. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 031 Advanced Positioning and Technical Laboratory


    Units: 1
    Prerequisites: RAD 030 Intermediate Positioning and Technical Laboratory  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to introduce the application of test tools used for quality control in routine radiography, fluoroscopy, and for determining radiation exposure doses. Emphasis is placed on the utilization of techniques which limit radiation dosage to the patient. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 032 Sectional Anatomy


    Units: 2
    Prerequisites: RAD 021 Advanced Radiographic Anatomy  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to provide student with an understanding of anatomy in three dimensions. Transverse, sagittal, and coronal sections of anatomy are discussed, along with dimensional relationships. Utilizing examination examples of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and ultrasound, each region of the body is studied. The student gains an understanding of disease process and abnormal pathology as presented in three dimensions. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 040 Senior Review, Adv. Radiation Protection, & Fluoroscopic Systems


    Units: 6
    Prerequisites: RAD 010 Introduction to Radiography , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed for advanced student qualifying for graduation from a 24-month program. The course includes formal instruction in radiation protection, specifically California Code of Regulations Title 17, Public Health, and the standards of the National Council on Radiation protection (NCRP). In preparation for the state and national examinations, a comprehensive review of materials covered throughout the two-year period is included with additional information on imaging equipment and innovative technology. (CSU)
  
  • RAD 040A Radiographic Laboratory


    Units: 9
    Prerequisites: RAD 030B Advanced Senior Clinical Laboratory , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to continue the practical training in radiographic procedures under general supervision with emphasis on perfecting all radiologic examination techniques. Further exposure to angiographic procedures and specialized fluoroscopic examinations is included as well as rotations through computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). (CSU)
  
  • RAD 041 Radiographic Pathology and Image Critique


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: RAD 032 Sectional Anatomy , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.
    This course is designed to provide an overview of human pathologies. The student identifies changes that occur with disease and injury and their application to radiologic Technology. The student gains an understanding of these disease processes in order to handle seriously ill or injured patients by selecting positions and technical factors which produce quality diagnostic radiographs. (CSU)

Reading

  
  • READING 075 Selected Topics: Reading


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Reading not already covered by the existing curriculum.
  
  • READING 091A Contextualized Reading


    Units: 4.5
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level 1.1.
    This course is designed to improve reading through intensive work in word attack, comprehension, vocabulary, and study skills with a focus on career exploration. Promotion to READING 091B  will be determined by the Reading department faculty after examination of a portfolio of the student`s work in reading. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.
  
  • READING 091B Contextualized Reading


    Units: 4.5
    Advisories: READING 091A  with a grade of “C” or better or Reading Level 1.
    2. This course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in academic and vocational subjects. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for college and vocational courses. Promotion to READING 091C  will be determined by Reading department faculty after examination of a portfolio of the student`s work in reading. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.
  
  • READING 091C Contextualized Reading


    Units: 4.5
    Advisories: READING 091B  with a grade of “C” or better or Reading Level 1.
    3. This accelerated reading course is designed to improve reading comprehension while building background knowledge in academic and vocational subjects. The student learns to use comprehension techniques and becomes acquainted with the basic concepts and vocabulary needed for college and vocational courses. Promotion to Reading Level II will be determined by Reading department faculty after examination of a portfolio of the student`s work in reading. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.
  
  • READING 093 Reading and Writing for Careers


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: ENG 078A  with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to be part of a career advancement academy. It develops the reading, writing, and personal skills required for success in the workplace. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.
  
  • READING 099A Individualized Reading Skills I


    Units: 0.5-2
    The Reading 99A lab provides individualized and/or small group instruction in basic reading and learning skills. Course material is customized to the assessed needs and abilities of each student. Successful completion of this course will be determined by successful completion of assignments, attendance, and various assessments. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.
  
  • READING 099B Individualized Reading Skills II


    Units: 0.5-2
    Prerequisites: READING 099A Individualized Reading Skills I , minimum grade of “C” or better.
    The Reading 99B lab course provides individualized and/or small group instruction in intermediate reading and learning skills. Course material is customized to the assessed needs and abilities of each student. Successful completion of this course will be determined by successful completion of assignments, attendance, and various assessments. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.
  
  • READING 099C Individualized Reading Skills III


    Units: 0.5-2
    Prerequisites: READING 099B Individualized Reading Skills II , with a grade of “C” or better.
    The Reading 99C lab provides individualized and/or small group instruction in advanced reading and learning skills. Course material is customized to the assessed needs and abilities of each student. Successful completion of this course will be determined by successful completion of work, attendance, and various assessments. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.
  
  • READING 099D Individualized Reading Skills IV


    Units: 0.5-2
    Prerequisites: READING 099C Individualized Reading Skills III , with a grade of “C” or better.
    The Reading 99D lab provides individualized and/or small group instruction in pre-college reading and learning skills. Course material is customized to the assessed needs and abilities of each student. Successful completion of this course will be determined by successful completion of assignments, attendance, and various assessments. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Religion

  
  • RELGN 014A Great Religions of the Eastern World


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is a survey of the historical development and essential beliefs of the major religions of the Eastern world. Primary emphasis is on the major phases of development and comparative insights among the great religions of the world. Course work consists of readings, lectures, and discussions in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Confucianism, and Daoism. (UC, CSU)
  
  • RELGN 014B Great Religions of the Western World


    Units: 3
    Advisories: Reading Level II.
    This course is a survey of the historical development and essential beliefs of the major religions of the Western world. Primary emphasis is on the major phases of development and comparative insights among the great religions of the world. Course work consists of readings, lectures, and discussions in the areas of ancient religious beliefs, Mesopotamian religions, Graeco-Roman religions, Teutonic religion, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. (UC, CSU)
  
  • RELGN 015 Selected Topics: Religion


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Religion not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
  • RELGN 075 Selected Topics: Religion


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Religion not already covered by the existing curriculum.

Sign Language

  
  • SL 001 Elementary American Sign Language I


    Units: 4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    Advisories: SL 071 .
    This is a beginning course in a series of four in American Sign Language and Deaf Culture. Emphasis is placed on receptive and expressive skills respectively. (UC, CSU)
  
  • SL 002 Elementary American Sign Language II


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: SL 001 Elementary American Sign Language I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: SL 072 .
    This is the second in a series of four courses in American Sign Language and Deaf Culture. Emphasis is placed on receptive and expressive skills respectively. (UC, CSU)
  
  • SL 003 Intermediate American Sign Language I


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: SL 002 Elementary American Sign Language II  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: SL 073 .
    This course is the third in a series of four courses in American Sign Language and Deaf Culture. Emphasis is on improving speed and fluency. (UC, CSU)
  
  • SL 004 Intermediate American Sign Language II


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: SL 003 Intermediate American Sign Language I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: SL 074 .
    This course is the last in a series of four courses in American Sign Language and Deaf Culture. Emphasis is on improving speed and fluency.
  
  • SL 015 Selected Topics: Sign Language


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Sign Language not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
  • SL 071 Elementary American Sign Language Laboratory I


    Units: 0.5-1
    Prerequisites: SL 001 Elementary American Sign Language I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Corequisites: SL 001 Elementary American Sign Language I .
    This first course is designed to reinforce and expand American Sign Language (ASL) skills in a laboratory setting. Emphasis is placed on fingerspelling, numbers, conversational regulators, basic American Sign Language vocabulary, and basic American Sign Language communication skills. This course may be taken for up to one (1) units.
  
  
  
  
  • SL 075 Selected Topics: Sign Language


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Sign Language not already covered by the existing curriculum.

Sociology

  
  • SOCIO 001A Introduction to Sociology


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    An introductory study of the basic concepts, theoretical approaches, and methods of sociology. Topics typically include the analysis and explanation of social structure, group dynamics, socialization and the self, social stratification, culture and diversity, social change, and global dynamics. Course objectives include the ability to apply sociological ideas to everyday life.(UC, CSU)
  
  • SOCIO 001B Social Problems


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to focus attention on the social problems which grow out of rapid social and cultural change. Topics may include family disorganization, poverty, crime, health care, racial discrimination, international tensions, and education. (UC, CSU)
  
  • SOCIO 005 Sociology of the Family


    Units: 3
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to address the sociology of family and the social processes of family organization. Topics in the course include the diverse forms of the family found worldwide, family connections to the economy, marriage and divorce trends, myths about the declining family and “family values,” and the realities of families living in poverty. The course examines the social, economic, gendered, and racial experiences of families in the U.S. The main goal of the course is to develop a sociological understanding of family as a social institution. (CSU, UC)
  
  • SOCIO 015 Selected Topics: Sociology


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Sociology not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
  • SOCIO 027 Sociology of Sex and Gender


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “C” or better and.
    This course is designed to examine changing sex roles in contemporary society, with a special emphasis on gender in the United States. The context of a historical and comparative analysis of men and women`s varying roles, statuses, and life chances is explored. Social problems, such as domestic violence, economic and social discrimination, are also examined. This course also addresses the feminist movement, the men`s movement and the conservative backlash to feminism. (UC, CSU)
  
  • SOCIO 033 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course provides a basic sociological understanding of relations among racial and ethnic groups in the United States. A sociological approach includes considering race and ethnicity as social constructs that permeate all social life, are entrenched in social structures and institutions, and shift and mutate over time and place. (UC, CSU)
  
  • SOCIO 045A Beginning Field Practicum


    Units: 2
    Prerequisites: PSYCH 001 Introduction to Psychology  and PSYCH 013 Professional Ethics in Counseling  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to have guided experiences in one of the following settings: drug and alcohol, mental health, or human service agencies. The student observes professional staff working with clients in public agencies and engages in supervised field experience at a social service or related agency. Two hours in class is required each week to integrate practical experiences with theory learned in social science courses. A minimum of 80 hours of field experience in addition to class schedule is required to receive credit for the course. (CSU)
  
  • SOCIO 045B Intermediate Field Practicum


    Units: 2
    Prerequisites: SOCIO 045A Beginning Field Practicum  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to have advanced guided experiences in one of the following settings: drug and alcohol, mental health, or human service agencies. The student observes professional staff working with clients in public agencies and engages in supervised internship at a social service agency. Two hours in class is required each week which will focus on sharing, evaluation, and discussion of students supervised field experiences and placement. Continued development of clinical skills, assessment, strategies and techniques and competence will be the focus. A minimum of 80 hours of practicum time is required in addition to the class schedule in order to receive credit.(CSU)
  
  • SOCIO 050H Special Studies: Sociology


    Units: 1-2
    Prerequisites: SOCIO 001A Introduction to Sociology  or SOCIO 001B Social Problems  each with a grade of “B” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: A student must have completed a total of at least 12 units of transfer course work with an overall grade point average of at least 3.0. In addition, an independent study contract must be completed by the student, faculty member, and Division Dean.
    This course is designed for the student qualified to do advanced work in Sociology. The course includes research, directed reading, fieldwork or other advanced study which must be arranged and approved by the instructor and the division dean before enrolling in the course. (CSU)
  
  • SOCIO 075 Selected Topics: Sociology


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Sociology not already covered by the existing curriculum.

Spanish

  
  • SPAN 001 Elementary Spanish I


    Units: 5
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading level II.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the Spanish language and Spanish cultures/area studies. Emphasis is placed on communication skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and cultural understanding (behaviors, institutions, perspectives and artistic manifestations). The students will interact with authentic language in a cultural context. (UC, CSU, C-ID SPAN 100)
  
  • SPAN 002 Elementary Spanish II


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: SPAN 001 Elementary Spanish I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better or.
    This course continues to teach Spanish language acquisition in a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on communication skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and cultural understanding (behaviors, institutions, perspectives and artistic manifestations.) The student will continue to interact with authentic language in a cultural context. (UC, CSU, C-ID SPAN 110)
  
  • SPAN 003 Intermediate Spanish I


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: SPAN 002 Elementary Spanish II  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course teaches culture and facilitates language acquisition through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will continue to interact with authentic language in context. Content is expanded beyond “survival” needs of the immediate environment in order to express personal meaning and to apply different strategies and techniques to go beyond casual conversation and express opinions, make suggestions on familiar topics, as well as some abstract issues and plans. Students demonstrate an increased awareness of cultural norms, values, and culturally relevant appropriate customs and events. Accuracy becomes quite high for high frequency structures and vocabulary but more complex discourse is still developing and requires a somewhat sympathetic listener or reader. Students will demonstrate the ability to think critically by analyzing linguistic structures and reflecting on and making cross-cultural comparisons. This course is taught in Spanish.(UC, CSU, C-ID SPAN 200)
  
  • SPAN 003A Spanish for Spanish Speakers I


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: SPAN 002 Elementary Spanish II  with a grade of “C” or better or two years of high school Spanish or equivalent.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading level II.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed for heritage speakers of Spanish or other linguistically qualified students. It provides instruction that builds upon the existing reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and the cultural heritage and knowledge of these students. The course will increase awareness of linguistic registers, discuss items beyond the familiar routine and develop an appreciation for Hispanic cultures as manifested in Spanish speaking countries and in the United States. This course is entirely conducted in Spanish.(UC, CSU, C-ID SPAN 220)
  
  • SPAN 004 Intermediate Spanish II


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: SPAN 003 Intermediate Spanish I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course continues to expand upon culture and facilitate language acquisition through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will interact with more sophisticated authentic language in context. Content continues to expand in order to express more complex ideas in order to express personal meaning and to apply different strategies and techniques to go beyond casual conversation and express opinions, make suggestions on familiar topics, as well as some abstract issues and plans. Students demonstrate an increased awareness of cultural norms, values, and culturally relevant appropriate customs and events. Accuracy becomes quite high for high frequency structures and vocabulary but more complex discourse is still developing and requires a somewhat sympathetic listener or reader. Students will continue to demonstrate the ability to think critically by analyzing linguistic structures and reflecting on and making cross-cultural comparisons. This course is taught in Spanish. (UC, CSU, C-ID SPAN 210)
  
  • SPAN 004A Spanish for Spanish Speakers II


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: SPAN 003A Spanish for Spanish Speakers I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better ENG 079 .
    This course continues to provide instruction that builds upon the existing reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and the cultural heritage and knowledge of these students. The course will continue to increase awareness of linguistic registers, discuss items beyond the familiar routine and expand upon their appreciation for Hispanic cultures as manifested in Spanish speaking countries and in the United States. This course is entirely conducted in Spanish. (UC, CSU, C-ID SPAN 230)
  
  • SPAN 005 Advanced Spanish Introduction to Literature I


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: SPAN 004 Intermediate Spanish II  or SPAN 004A Spanish for Spanish Speakers II  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    Surveys culture and literature within the literary movements of Spain and Latin America at the third year level of the college curriculum. The course introduces the basic literary concepts and analysis of all literary genres. Lectures and discussions are conducted entirely in Spanish. (UC, CSU)
  
  • SPAN 006 Advanced Spanish Introduction to Literature II


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: SPAN 005 Advanced Spanish Introduction to Literature I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading level II.
    Advisories: SPAN 005  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is a continuation that surveys culture and literature within the literary movements of Spain and Latin America at the third year level of the college curriculum. The course expands on the literary concepts and analysis of all literary genres. Lectures and discussions are conducted entirely in Spanish. (UC, CSU)
  
  • SPAN 015 Selected Topics: Spanish


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Spanish not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
  • SPAN 075 Selected Topics: Spanish


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of Spanish not covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Welding

  
  • WELDING 010 Basic Welding for the Trades


    Units: 4
    This course is designed to serve students who need basic welding skills. The course covers basic theory, practice and application of metal joining processes, metal cutting, and welding for ferrous and nonferrous metals and alloys. Welding methods include shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxy-acetylene (O/A), and an introduction to gas metal arc welding (GMAW)and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). (CSU)
  
  • WELDING 015 Selected Topics: Welding


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Welding not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
  • WELDING 075 Selected Topics: Welding


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Determined by topic.
    This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of Welding not already covered by the existing curriculum.
  
  • WELDING 082 Introduction to Welding and Cutting Processes for the Trades


    Units: 7.5
    This course is designed to introduce the theory and application of various metal joining and cutting processes in ferrous and non-ferrous metals/alloys as they apply to the trades. Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Oxyfuel process manipulative skills are emphasized and Gas Metal Arc Welding/Gas Tungsten Arc Welding processes are introduced. Weld symbol/blueprint reading are also incorporated in course of study. AWS/ASME codes, standards, and safety procedures are discussed and incorporated throughout course of study.
  
  • WELDING 084 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Oxyfuel (O/F) Processes


    Units: 7.5
    This course is designed to prepare students for the extensive skills required in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Oxyfuel welding/cutting processes, in both ferrous and non-ferrous metals/alloys, as it applies in the commercial and industrial trades. Theory and application, as well as weld symbol/blueprint reading are emphasized. Manipulative skills in this process is stressed by completion of laboratory exercises and projects. AWS/ASME codes, standards, and safety procedures are discussed and incorporated throughout course of study.
  
  • WELDING 086 Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) and Flux Core Arc (FCAW) Welding Processes


    Units: 7.5
    This course is designed to prepare students for the extensive skills required in the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and the Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) processes as they apply in the commercial and industrial trades. Ferrous and non-ferrous metals/alloys are explored. Theory and application, as well as weld symbol/blueprint reading are emphasized. Manipulative skills in these processes are stressed by completion of laboratory exercises and projects. AWS/ASME codes, standards, and safety procedures are discussed and incorporated throughout course of study.
  
  • WELDING 088 Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) Welding Processes


    Units: 7.5
    This course is designed to prepare students for the extensive skills required in the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process, in both ferrous and non-ferrous metals/alloys, as it applies in the commercial and industrial trades. Theory and application, as well as weld symbol/blueprint reading are emphasized. Manipulative skills in this process is stressed by completion of laboratory exercises and projects. AWS/ASME codes, standards, and safety procedures are discussed and incorporated throughout course of study.
  
  • WELDING 090 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - Laboratory Skills


    Units: 2
    Advisories: WELDING 010  or WELDING 082  or WELDING 084  or WELDING 086  or WELDING 088  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to develop enhanced manipulatory abilities for students requiring extensive Shielded Metal Arc Welding skills for the field in which they are entering. The course includes theory and practical application of Shielded Metal Arc Welding in a variety of positions on ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
  
  • WELDING 092 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) - Laboratory Skills


    Units: 2
    Advisories: WELDING 010  or WELDING 082  or WELDING 084  or WELDING 086  or WELDING 088  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to develop enhanced manipulatory abilities for students requiring extensive Gas Metal Arc Welding skills for the field in which they are entering. The course includes theory and practical application of Gas Metal Arc Welding in a variety of positions on ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
  
  • WELDING 094 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Welding - Laboratory Skills


    Units: 2
    Advisories: WELDING 010  or WELDING 082  or WELDING 084  or WELDING 086  or WELDING 088  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to develop enhanced manipulatory abilities for students requiring extensive Gas Tungsten Arc Welding skills for the field in which they are entering. The course includes theory and practical application of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding in a variety of positions on ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
  
  • WELDING 098 Metal Trade Layout, Forming, and Fabrication


    Units: 5
    Advisories: INDUS 094  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to teach skills in basic layout, forming, and fabrication to better prepare the student for employment areas such as: welding/fabrication, machine shop, heating and air conditioning, and industrial/commercial maintenance personnel in metal trade industries.
 

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