2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Mar 07, 2021  
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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Child Development

  
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    CDEV 025 Observation and Assessment


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course focuses on the appropriate use of assessment and observation strategies to document development, growth, play and learning to join with families and professionals in promoting children`s success. Recording strategies, rating systems, portfolios, and multiple assessment methods are explored. (CSU, C-ID ECE 200)
  
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    CDEV 026 Child, Family and Community


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: Reading level II.
    Advisories: ENG 079  and READING 094A with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to examine the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school and community and emphasizes historical and socio-cultural factors. The processes of socialization and identity development will be highlighted, showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families. (CSU, C-ID CDEV 110)
  
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    CDEV 027 Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to examine the development of social identities in diverse societies including theoretical and practical implications of oppression and privilege as they apply to young children, families, programs, classrooms and teaching. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. Course includes self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, social and educational access, media and schooling. (CSU, C-ID ECE 230)
  
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    CDEV 028 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition


    Units: 3
    Advisories: Reading level II, CDEV 021 , and ENG 079 .
    This course provides an introduction to the laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures, and early childhood curriculum related to child health, safety and nutrition in early care and education programs. The key components that ensure physical health, mental health and safety for both children and staff will be identified along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. Students will focus on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for all children. (CSU, C-ID ECE 220)
  
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    CDEV 029 Early Childhood Experiences: Arts and Sciences


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 079  and CDEV 031B  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the early childhood education curriculum in creative arts, science, mathematics, health, nutrition, music, creative movement, dramatic play, manipulative materials, and outdoor activities. The course includes the planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of learning activities for young children. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 030 Early Childhood Experiences: Language Arts


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: CDEV 031B  ENG 079  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the language arts curriculum in early childhood education and the planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of language and literacy experiences for young children. Focus is on the development of a positive attitude toward books, reading, listening skills, verbal and written expression. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 031A Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an examination of the underlying theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs, environments, emphasizing the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting physical, social, creative and intellectual development for all children. This course includes a review of historical roots of early childhood education programs and the evolution of the professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics and professional identity.(CSU, C-ID ECE 120)
  
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    CDEV 031B Introduction to ECE Curriculum


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 031A  with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
    This course presents an overview of knowledge and skills related to providing appropriate curriculum and environments for infants and young children. Students will examine the teacher`s role in supporting development by using observation and assessment strategies and emphasizing the essential role of play. An overview of content areas will include but not be limited to: language and literacy, social and emotional learning, sensory learning, art and creativity, math and science. (CSU, C-ID ECE 130)
  
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    CDEV 032A Early Childhood Education Practicum-Field Experience


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development ; CDEV 026 Child, Family and Community ; CDEV 031A Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children ; CDEV 031B Introduction to ECE Curriculum ; each with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Title 22 requires TB Clearance within last 12 months.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to prepare students to teach in various types of early childhood education programs. It includes a demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment, and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement, and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. (CSU, C-ID ECE 210)
  
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    CDEV 032B Advanced ECE Practicum


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 032A Early Childhood Education Practicum-Field Experience  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Limitations on Enrollment: Title 22 Community Care Licensing Regulations Finger printing & Criminal Record Clearance and Title 22 Community Care Licensing Regulations Health & TB Clearance.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to prepare the student to teach in various types of early childhood education programs. Observing, planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate learning experiences are exercised as a student teacher in San Joaquin Delta College`s Child Development Center or placement with a certified mentor teacher. Writing learning objectives, assessing children`s behavior, and preparing a professional portfolio is required of all students. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 033 Infant and Toddler Development


    Units: 3
    Advisories: CDEV 021  and ENG 079  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is a study of infants and toddlers from preconception to age three including physical, cognitive, language, social, and emotional growth and development. Theoretical frameworks are applied to interpret behavior and interactions between heredity and environment. The role of family and relationships in development is emphasized. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 034 Children with Special Needs


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development  or FCS 019 Human Development  or H S 019 Human Development  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course introduces the variations in development of children with special needs ages birth through eight and the resulting impact on families. It includes an overview of historical and societal influences, laws relating to children with special needs, and the identification and referral process.(CSU)
  
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    CDEV 035 Adult Supervision and Mentoring in Early Care and Education


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021  and CDEV 031A  and CDEV 031B  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: CDEV 032A  and ENG 079  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course addresses methods and principles of supervising student teachers, volunteers, staff, and other adults in early care and education settings. Emphasis is on the roles and development of early childhood professionals as mentors and leaders. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 036 Activities and Environments for School Age Child Care


    Units: 3
    Advisories: CDEV 021  ENG 079  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to focus on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of creative and educational activities suitable for school-age children in child-care programs. Emphasis is placed on providing experiences which stimulate growth, discovery, and learning. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 037 Administration I: Programs in Early Childhood Education


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development  and CDEV 031A Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children , each with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: ENG 079 CDEV 031B , and CDEV 032A , each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the administration of early childhood programs. Program types, budget, management, regulations, laws, development and implementation of policies and procedures are covered. Administrative tools, philosophies, and techniques needed to organize, open, and operate an early care and education program are examined. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 038 Administration II: Personnel and Leadership in Early Childhood Ed


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites:  CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development , and CDEV 031A Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children , each with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: ENG 079 , CDEV 031B , and CDEV 032A , each with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: None. Advisories: None. This course focuses on effective strategies for personnel management and leadership in early care and education settings. Legal and ethical responsibilities, supervision techniques, professional development, and reflective practices for a diverse and inclusive early care and education program will be addressed. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 039 Care and Education for Infants and Toddlers


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 033 Infant and Toddler Development , with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course applies current theory and research to the care and education of infants and toddlers in group settings. Essential policies, principles and practices that lead to quality care and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children birth to 36 months will be examined. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 040 Constructive Math and Science in Early Childhood Education


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CDEV 021 Child and Adolescent Development  with a grade of “C” or better.
    The course focus is on the theoretical underpinnings, current research and best practices for supporting young children`s understanding of math and science in early childhood settings. The development of environments and activities, which foster children`s natural curiosity and encourage exploration, discovery, critical thinking and problem solving relative to STEM concepts is emphasized. Students will acquire knowledge of material selection, inquiry-based activities, and guided discovery teaching methods to promote learning. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 050H Special Studies: Child Development/ECE


    Units: 1-2
    Prerequisites: CDEV 031B Introduction to ECE Curriculum  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 the child development/ECE field or a closely related field. The course includes research, directed reading, a special project, fieldwork, or other advanced study which must be arranged and approved by the instructor and the division dean before enrolling in the course. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 063 Child Discipline


    Units: 1
    Advisories: CDEV 021  ENG 079  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to provide teachers and parents with theory and effective techniques related to discipline. Topics include discussions of cultural differences and practical, positive approaches to discipline. (CSU)
  
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    CDEV 071 Children, Imagination, and Books


    Units: 1
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is recommended for the student, parent, and educator who wants a better understanding of how books contribute to the creativity, cognitive, language, and social-emotional development of young children. Emphasis is placed on the selection and evaluation of children`s literature and the ways in which books can be used to enrich the lives of children.
  
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    CDEV 072 Play and Learning


    Units: 1
    Advisories: CDEV 021  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to examine play as a learning process for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. Social, physical, and intellectual benefits of play are analyzed, and compared to state and federal learning standards. Cross-cultural aspects of play are emphasized.
  
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    CDEV 073 Preschool Art


    Units: 1
    This course is an exploration of developmentally appropriate art experiences for children from infancy through eight years, including children with special needs. This course will include the study of child development and artistic expression, appropriate art materials, presentation of materials, formulation of objectives, and direct participation in creative media.
  
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    CDEV 074 Preschool Science


    Units: 1
    This course is designed to present an organized, sequential approach to creating a developmentally appropriate science curriculum for infant/toddler, preschool and primary school children. Emphasis is placed on three types of learning: Naturalistic, informal and structured. Integration of science with math, language arts, social studies, art and music is stressed.
  
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    CDEV 075 Discovering Child Development


    Units: 2
    This course is an introduction to child development for those interested in the processes and stages of development from infancy through middle childhood. Focus is on the major developmental milestones and how they may be observed in children`s everyday behavior. This course does not meet Community Care Licensing requirements for child growth and development.
  
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    CDEV 077 Introduction to Early Childhood Education


    Units: 3
    This course introduces students to the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learning in today`s early childhood education settings. Topics include child growth and development, program planning and management, health and safety, guidance, recreational activities, developmentally appropriate practice, relationships, regulations, policies, standards, supervision and maintenance of classroom environments, professionalism, and classroom management. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in early childhood education classrooms and includes cooperation with at least one carefully selected and campus approved classroom teacher. Background clearance and health clearance are required as per site regulations.
  
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    CDEV 080 Selected Topics: Child Development


    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 Child Development not already covered by the existing curriculum.
  
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    CDEV 093V Work Experience: Child Development and Education


    Units: 1-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Prerequisite or Corequisite Students must enroll in a minimum of one course at San Joaquin Delta College in a discipline related to their work experience. This course may be taken concurrently or may have been taken in the semester immediately prior.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Health & TB Clearance.
    This course is designed for the student employed or wanting to gain practical experience working in the early childhood or other education setting. The course objectives are developed by the student in consultation with his or her supervisor. The student will engage in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of the work site supervisor and college work experience instructor. Students must work 75 paid or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. To register, complete an application form available at the Applied Science, Business, and Technology Division Office, Holt 140.

Chinese

  
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    CHIN 001 Elementary Chinese I


    Units: 5
    This course is an introduction to the Chinese language and Chinese cultures/geographical area studies. Emphasis is placed on communication skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) and cultural understanding (behaviors, institutions, perspectives and artistic manifestations). (UC, CSU)
  
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    CHIN 002 Elementary Chinese II


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: CHIN 001 Elementary Chinese I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course continues to develop proficiency in Chinese listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills on the advanced elementary level. It continues to explore the cultures of Chinese-speaking countries by analyzing behaviors, institutions, perspectives and artistic manifestations. It affords opportunities for cross-linguistic and cross-cultural comparisons. (UC, CSU)
  
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    CHIN 003 Intermediate Chinese I


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: CHIN 002 Elementary Chinese II  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to offer continued study of the Chinese language and Chinese cultures. Emphasis is placed on communication skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and cultural understanding (behaviors, institutions, perspectives and artistic manifestations). Efforts to improve reading and composition skills are based on both contemporary and traditional selection of literary texts. (UC, CSU)
  
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    CHIN 004 Intermediate Chinese II


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: CHIN 003 Intermediate Chinese I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course offers continued study of the Chinese language on the advanced intermediate level. Efforts to further develop reading and composition skills are based on both contemporary and traditional selection of literary texts. It continues to explore the culture of the Chinese-speaking countries. It affords opportunities for cross-linguistic and cross-cultural comparisons. (UC, CSU)
  
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    CHIN 015 Selected Topics: Chinese


    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 Department not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    CHIN 075 Selected Topics: Chinese


    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 Chinese not covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Civilization

  
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    CIVIL 003 Autobiography of Civilization


    Units: 3
    Advisories: Reading Level II and ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    This course is a survey of the artistic traditions of our western cultural heritage. The arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, music, dance, drama, and literature are studied as vehicles in the search for meaning and value from the ancient world to modern times. (UC, CSU)

Communication Disorders

  
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    COMM DIS 001A Introduction to Communication Disorders


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is designed to address speech and language disorders in children and adults. Topics include speech, hearing, and language disorders, trends in Legislation and education, and a review of available community resources. The course provides information to the student exploring a career related to speech and language therapy. (CSU)
  
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    COMM DIS 001B Speech, Language and Hearing Development


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: COMM DIS 001A Introduction to Communication Disorders  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is the study of speech, language and hearing development across the normal human life span. It includes genetic, cultural, and social aspects of communication development. Theories of language acquisition are discussed. Phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic and pragmatic development will be considered and language sample analysis with typically developing children is practiced. (CSU)
  
  
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    COMM DIS 005 Therapy Materials and Procedures


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: COMM DIS 003 Therapy Analysis and Field Observation , with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
    Corequisites: COMM DIS 003 Therapy Analysis and Field Observation .
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission into the Speech Language Pathology Assistant Program.
    This course is a survey of materials and procedures found in Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) clinical programs in public schools, hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities. Topics include record keeping, report writing, behavior modification techniques, computer assisted programs, International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), Code of Ethics, and state and national guidelines for speech therapy. (CSU)
  
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    COMM DIS 007 Service Delivery Issues for the SLPA


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: COMM DIS 003 Therapy Analysis and Field Observation , with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
    Corequisites: COMM DIS 003 Therapy Analysis and Field Observation .
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission into the Speech Language Pathology Assistant Program.
    This course introduces principles and practices for management of individuals with communicative disorders including consideration for cultural and linguistic variations, an introduction to treatment and behavior management strategies related to Autism Spectrum Disorders and the needs of non-oral children and adults, as well as the preparation, use and maintenance of selected adaptive communication equipment. Legal and ethical considerations, requirements for employment in various work settings, including interdisciplinary and supervisory relationships ,and scope of relationships are presented. State and national regulations, laws, and guidelines from professional organizations for Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPA) are also reviewed. (CSU)
  
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    COMM DIS 009 Remediation Techniques


    Units: 6-6.5
    Prerequisites: COMM DIS 003 Therapy Analysis and Field Observation  and COMM DIS 005 Therapy Materials and Procedures  and COMM DIS 007 Service Delivery Issues for the SLPA  each with a grade of “C” or better or.
    Corequisites: COMM DIS 005 Therapy Materials and Procedures  and COMM DIS 007 Service Delivery Issues for the SLPA .
    Limitations on Enrollment: Admission into the Speech Language Pathology Assistant Program.
    This course explores in depth specific disorders of communication, with a focus on evidence-based practice. It covers remediation techniques and rationales for commonly used therapeutic approaches, assessment within the scope of SLPA practiceas well as principles of learning, data collection, clinical documentation, and recordkeeping. This course provides supervised fieldwork experience assisting with the clinical management of persons with communicative disorders.There are opportunities to interact with clients/patients while implementing a prescribed treatment plan, and assisting with screening or evaluation under the direction of a Speech-Language Pathologist. The experience also includes opportunities for record keeping and managing client data, setting up/preparing for sessions as needed, and performing various clerical duties as needed. All fieldwork is done in specified off-campus locations. (CSU)
  
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    COMM DIS 015 Selected Topics: Speech Language Pathology


    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 Department not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    COMM DIS 075 Selected Topics: Communication Disorders


    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 Communication Disorders not already covered by the existing curriculum.

Communication Studies

  
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    COM ST 001A Public Speaking


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is designed to explore current theories of communication, audience analysis, development, and organization of information for public speaking. (UC, CSU, C-ID COMM 110)
  
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    COM ST 001B Advanced Public Speaking


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: COM ST 001A Public Speaking  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to provide the student with further refinement in delivery, style, and choice of materials and methods of organization for public speaking. The course is of special value to the pre-legal, theology, radio, speech, drama, and teaching credential student. (UC, CSU)
  
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    COM ST 002 Oral Interpretation of Literature


    Units: 3
    The study of literature through an emphasis on vocal delivery and physical techniques. Analysis and appreciation of literary genres (poetry, prose, drama). (CSU, UC, C-ID COMM 170)
  
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    COM ST 003 Interpersonal Communication


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    Principles of verbal and nonverbal transactions that occur in relationships. Study of theory and research findings and their application to communication in interpersonal relationships in personal and professional contexts. This course is designed as an overview of interpersonal communication including analysis of relationships with family, friends, significant others, acquaintances, and co-workers. Practical application of skills for effective interpersonal communication with others is emphasized in face-to-face, supervised interactions and computer-mediated communication and includes understanding the significance of psychological, sociological, and anthropological research, nonverbal communication, resolving conflicts and intercultural differences. (UC, CSU, C-ID COMM 130)
  
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    COM ST 004 Introduction to Human Communication


    Units: 3
    This introductory communication course focuses on the basic foundations of interpersonal communication, small group communication and public speaking. Students will be introduced to the breadth of the communication discipline. Additionally, students will examine and practice human communication principles and theories, at a basic level, to develop critical thinking and communication competencies in a variety of contexts. (UC, CSU, C-ID COMM 115)
  
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    COM ST 005 Argumentation and Debate


    Units: 3
    This course is a study of the methods of critical inquiry and advocacy. Students will identify fallacies in reasoning and language, test evidence and evidence sources, advance a reasoned position, and defend and refute arguments. Analysis, presentation, and evaluation of oral and written arguments will be completed. (UC, CSU, C-ID COMM 120)
  
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    COM ST 006 Workplace Communication


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This is the study and application of effective workplace communication. The focus of this course will be on mastering communication skills related to workplace day-to-day interactions, group discussions, written documents, oral presentations, and job interviewing.(CSU)
  
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    COM ST 007 Intercultural Communication


    Units: 3
    This course is designed as an introduction to intercultural communication in domestic and/or global contexts. Influence of cultures, languages, and social patterns on how members of groups relate among themselves and with members of different ethnic and cultural groups, theory and knowledge of effective communication within and between cultures, and appreciation and comparison of communication among diverse groups within the larger context of American culture are included. (UC, CSU, C-ID COMM 150)
  
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    COM ST 008 Small Group Communication


    Units: 3
    This course is designed to explore the principles of communication in a variety of group contexts. Theory, application, and evaluation of group communication processes, including problem solving, conflict management, decision making, and leadership will be covered.(CSU, C-ID COMM 140)
  
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    COM ST 010 Storytelling: Interpreting Children’s Literature


    Units: 3
    This course is an introduction to the history of storytelling and the techniques of listening, preparation and presentation of literature. Emphasis is upon sources, selection of materials, analysis, preparation and presentation of prose, verse and drama. The course is designed to develop the student`s knowledge, critical ability and appreciation in the field of children`s literature. (CSU)
  
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    COM ST 011 Intracultural Communication


    Units: 3
    Intracultural Communication is designed to explore multicultural communication within the national culture. The course content includes a wide range of perspectives to provide an informed discussion about the similarities and differences among cultural groups. The lectures, discussions and films explore topics including: ethnicity, race,(dis)ability, social class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and identity politics and how these issues affect intracultural communication. (CSU)
  
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    COM ST 012 Introduction to Persuasion


    Units: 3
    Advisories: COM ST 001A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Introduction to Persuasion will examine historical and contemporary approaches to persuasive messages throughout time. It will also focus on the presentation of persuasive appeals, and learning to construct, deliver, and critique persuasive messages (C-ID COMM 190, UC, CSU).
  
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    COM ST 013 Readers Theatre


    Units: 3
    A study of the principles and dynamics of group performances. Emphasis on theories and techniques used to prepare Readers Theater productions. Using prose, poetry, and dramatic literature students will create, analyze, stage, and perform Readers Theater material. (CSU, UC)
  
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    COM ST 015 Selected Topics: Communication Studies


    Units: 0.5-4
    This course is designed for the student who wishes to explore special topics while refining communication skills. Specific topics appear in the semester schedule of classes. (CSU)
  
  
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    COM ST 052 Speech Activities and Advocacy


    Units: 1-3
    Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified Performer.
    This course is designed to provide academic credit for participation in community speech activities and intercollegiate speech tournaments, workshops, and intramural speech activities. The student researches, writes, develops programs, works on debate and extemporaneous speech files, and delivers public speaking assignments including but not limited to debates, public speaking activities, oral interpretation of literature, and readers` theatre. This course is repeatable per Title 5 section 55041(a)(3). (CSU, C-ID COMM 160B)
  
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    COM ST 075 Selected Topics: Communication Studies


    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 Communication Studies not already covered by the existing curriculum.

Computer Science

  
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    CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is designed to introduce the student to the hardware, software, terminology, and uses of modern computer systems. Sociological, physiological, and psychological impacts of computers and technological changes are included. Computer programming and the use of word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database, and presentation software are introduced. (UC, CSU)
  
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    CS 012 Introduction to Management Information Systems


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an examination of information systems and their role in business. It focuses on information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems hardware and software components. The course also addresses application of these concepts and methods through hands-on projects developing computer-based solutions to business problems. (UC, CSU, C-ID ITIS 120, C-ID BUS 140)
  
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    CS 015 Selected Topics: Computer Science


    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 Computer Science not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    CS 016 Introduction to Game Design


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: CSP 017  or CSP 031A  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to current and future techniques for electronic game design and programming. Topics include graphics, game programming, game engines, motion control, narrative in games, game interfaces, artificial intelligence, music and sound, mobile games, “Serious Games” and social and interface issues of multi-user play. (CSU)
  
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    CS 022 Computer Interface and Web Design


    Units: 3
    Advisories:  CSW 023 Basic Website Design , or CSW 039 Dreamweaver , both with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the study of human/computer interface design and web page design. Topics covered include mental models, understanding users, interaction design principles, use of control elements and menus, designing for different needs, and similar topics. Computer laboratory assignments are required. (CSU)
  
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    CS 032 Introduction to Computer Operating Systems


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the inner workings of an operating systems. It covers how memory is allocated in main memory and secondary memory, how programs are executed as processes and threads, multitasking and multiprocessing, networking, distributed systems, system performance, and security. Students will study various examples of an operating system such as Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS or the Google Android operating system. (UC, CSU)
  
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    CS 033 Systems Analysis and Design


    Units: 3
    This course is an introduction to systems analysis and design. (CSU)
  
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    CS 042 Introduction to Unix/Linux


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the Linux and UNIX operating systems primarily focused on command line usage. It covers history, kernel, file systems, shells, command-line tools, and user utilities. It also introduces students to the fundamentals of shell programming, processes, communications, and basic security. (CSU)
  
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    CS 050H Special Studies: Computer Science


    Units: 1-4
    Prerequisites: CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science , with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: To qualify for CS 050H, 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. A grade of “C” or better in at least one course in any CS, CSA, CSP, CSN or CSW discipline for follow-up study.
    This course is designed for the student of Computer Science who is qualified to do advanced work to expand his/her knowledge beyond the established curriculum. The student selects or is assigned a project approved by a faculty member and the Division Dean. The student pursues the project through individual laboratory effort, research, or other advanced study and reports progress at scheduled meetings with the faculty member. (CSU)
  
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    CS 055 Discrete Structures for Computer Science


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CSP 031A C Programming I  or CSP 026A Java Programming  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    Advisories: CSP 028A  or MATH 001  or MATH 039  or MATH 038A  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the discrete structures used in Computer Science with an emphasis on their applications. Topics covered include: functions, relations and sets; basic logic; proof techniques; basics of counting; graphs and trees; and discrete probability. (CSU, C-ID COMP 152)
  
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    CS 056 Networking Essentials


    Units: 3
    Advisories: CS 011  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is a general introduction to current network technologies for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and the Internet. The course includes an introduction to the hardware, software, terminology, components, design, and connections of a network, as well as the topologies and protocols for LANSs. This course includes LAN-user concepts and the basic functions of system administrations and operation. (CSU)
  
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    CS 069V Internship: Computer Science


    Units: 1-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Prerequisite or Corequisite Students must enroll in a minimum of one course at San Joaquin Delta College in a discipline related to their work experience. This course may be taken concurrently or may have been taken in the semester immediately prior.
    This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational work experience or internship in computer science. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge are emphasized. Each student is engaged in specific on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a work site supervisor and a college internship instructor. Students must work 75 paid or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. To register, complete an application form available at the Applied Science, Business, and Technology Division Office, Holt 140. (CSU)
  
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    CS 076 Selected Topics: Computer Science


    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 Computer Science not already covered by the existing curriculum.
  
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    CS 098V Work Experience: Computer Science


    Units: 1-4
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Prerequisite or Corequisite Students must enroll in a minimum of one course at San Joaquin Delta College in a discipline related to their work experience. This course may be taken concurrently or may have been taken in the semester immediately prior.
    This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational work experience or internship in Computer Science. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge are emphasized. Each student is engaged in specific on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a work site supervisor and a collegeinternship professor. Students must work 75 paid or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. To register, complete an application form available at the Applied Science, Business, and Technology Division Office, Holt 140.

Computer Science Applications

  
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    CSA 015 Selected Topics: Computer Science Applications


    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 area of Computer Science Applications not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    CSA 020 Computer Information Systems Applications


    Units: 3
    This course is designed to introduce the student to a microcomputer and the PC based programs such as Internet Explorer, Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word (word processor), Excel (spreadsheet), and PowerPoint (presentation graphics). (CSU)
  
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    CSA 035 Multimedia Presentations


    Units: 3
    This course is designed to introduce concepts required for creating business presentations with text, graphics, and multimedia capabilities. Presentation layout and design techniques are emphasized. (CSU)
  
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    CSA 071 Microsoft Windows


    Units: 1
    This course is designed to present beginning and intermediate topics in the use of the Microsoft Windows operating system. These topics include: exploring the desktop; working with windows; examining system properties; exploring disk organization; managing files; using accessories (calculator, WordPad, and Paint); controlling print features; copying, moving, exchanging, and sharing data; and running applications.
  
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    CSA 075 Selected Topics: Computer Science Applications


    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 Computer Science Applications not already covered by the existing curriculum.

Computer Science Networking

  
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    CSN 015 Selected Topics: Computer Science Networking


    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 Computer Science Networking not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    CSN 075 Selected Topics: Computer Science Networking


    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 Computer Science Networking not already covered by the existing curriculum.

Computer Science Programming

  
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    CSP 015 Selected Topics: Computer Science Programming


    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 Computer Science Programming not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    CSP 017 Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory: Reading Level II.
    Advisories: MATH-080 with a grade of “C” or better or a minimum of Level 4 on the math placement test.
    This course introduces the student to the basics of programming logic and algorithm design and development. Students will learn the basic constructs of programming, including variables, constants, expressions, control structures, functions and arrays. (UC, CSU, C-ID COMP 112)
  
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    CSP 025 Assembly Language Programming


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science  and CSP 017 Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course introduces students to the organization and behavior of real computer systems at the assembly-language level. The mapping of statements and constructs in a high-level language onto sequences of machine instructions is studied, as well as the internal representation of simple data types and structures. Numerical computation is examined, noting the various data representation errors and potential procedural errors. (UC, CSU, C-ID COMP 142)
  
  
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    CSP 026B Data Structures with Java


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CSP 026A Java Programming  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course includes application of software engineering techniques to the design and development of large programs, data abstraction and structures, and associated algorithms. This course continues the study of software specification, design, implementation, and debugging techniques while introducing abstract data types, fundamental data structures and associated algorithms. Coverage includes dynamic memory, file Input/Output, linked lists, stacks, queues, trees, recursion, sorts, and an introduction to the complexity of algorithms. The student will be expected to design, implement, test, and analyze a number of programs. (UC, CSU, C-ID COMP 132).
  
  
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    CSP 028B Advanced Visual Basic .NET Programming


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CSP 028A Visual Basic .NET Programming  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This is an advanced course in Visual Basic .NET programming. This course focuses on the advanced features of Visual Basic .NET. Topics include object-oriented programming, database applications, using Web forms and Web services, and using collections. (CSU)
  
  
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    CSP 031B C Programming II


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CSP 031A C Programming I  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course addresses application of software engineering techniques to the design and development of large programs using C , data abstraction and structures, and associated algorithms.(UC, CSU, C-ID COMP 132)
  
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    CSP 043A Database Design and Implementation Using Oracle


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science  or CSA 020 Computer Information Systems Applications  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the design and implementation of a database using the Oracle Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). The database design and conceptual modeling is accomplished by analyzing various business scenarios and creating a data model, a conceptual representation of an organization’s information. By analyzing the detailed data requirements of each operating unit and creating conceptual models, students learn how large, complex and dynamic organizations operate. The implementation of the database design will be accomplished by using SQL, the industry-standard database programming language, and Oracle RDBMS. (CSU).
  
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    CSP 043B Oracle: PL/SQL Programming


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CSP 043A Database Design and Implementation Using Oracle  with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to Procedural Language (PL), which is an extension of Structured Query Language (SQL) studied in CSP 043A. Students will learn procedural logic constructs such as variables, constants, conditional statements and iterative controls, PL/SQL block structure, PL/SQL packages, dynamic SQL, and database triggers that are used to execute code automatically. Advanced data types, such as user-defined record types and multi-media file types, will also be addressed. In addition, students will learn how to manage object dependencies. The Oracle Application Express, which is a browser-based development environment, will be used for writing PL/SQL code. (CSU)
  
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    CSP 045 Web Database Programming with PHP and MySQL


    Units: 3
    Advisories: CS 011  or CSP 043A  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to creating a dynamic website using PHP and MySQL. Students will learn about client/server data processing, relational database concepts, an introduction to structured query language using MySQL, PHP scripting, and the use of HTML in database programming. (CSU)
  
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    CSP 075 Selected Topics: Computer Science Programming


    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 Computer Science Programming not already covered by the existing curriculum.

Computer Science Web Design

  
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    CSW 015 Selected Topics: Computer Science Web Design


    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 Computer Science Web Design not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    CSW 021 Interactive Website Development


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: CSW 023 Basic Website Design  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to JavaScript programming. Topics include using JavaScript to add functionality to web pages, create dynamic web pages, and implement web page interactivity. Laboratory projects include integrating JavaScript into HTML files to create special functions such as pop-up windows, adding scrolling messages, adding images and forms, creating and modifying cookies, using frames and objects, and detecting keystrokes in a browser. (CSU)
  
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    CSW 023 Basic Website Design


    Units: 3
    Advisories: CS 011  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to provide the student an understanding of the basic Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) code required to construct web pages. The student learns and applies text formatting, links, tables, image maps, forms and frames, multimedia integration, and cascading style sheets (CSS). (CSU)
  
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    CSW 038 Web Animation


    Units: 3
    This course is designed to provide the student an understanding of incorporating animation, sound, graphics, and interactivity into Web pages using the HTML Canvas tag. The student explores the ins and outs of Canvas` capabilities to create and manipulate web page animation and interactivity using Javascript. (CSU)
  
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    CSW 039 Dreamweaver


    Units: 3
    Advisories: CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science , with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to provide the student an understanding of the Dreamweaver Web publishing tool used to develop a web site. Topics will include Dreamweaver`s workspace, formatting, tables, forms, images, frames, style sheets, layers, behaviors, timelines, and libraries. The student will also learn web architecture as applied to navigation, content, and platform issues. (CSU)
  
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    CSW 075 Selected Topics: Computer Science Web Design


    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 Computer Science Web Design not already covered by the existing curriculum.
 

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