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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Electron Microscopy

  
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    E M 085M Analytical Scanning Electron Microscopy


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: E M 074 Scanning Electron Microscopy  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory: Reading Level II.
    This course is an advanced course in scanning electron microscopy. The course places emphasis on elemental analysis with both energy and wave-length dispersive systems as done on the scanning electron microscope. Quantitative computer assisted analysis constitutes a segment of the course.
  
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    E M 086M Focused Ion Beam (FIB) Operation and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM


    Units: 2
    Prerequisites: E M 074 Scanning Electron Microscopy  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory: Reading Level II.
    This course is an advanced microscopy lecture and laboratory course specifically dealing with the alignment and operation of the focused ion beam (FIB) instrument and the atomic force microscope.
  
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    E M 087 Electron Microscopy Equipment Maintenance


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: E M 074 Scanning Electron Microscopy  with a grade of “C” or better or.
    Corequisites: E M 074 Scanning Electron Microscopy .
    This course is designed to provide information and training related to the upkeep and everyday maintenance of equipment usually found in an electron microscope laboratory.
  
  
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    E M 089 Digital Imaging for Microscopy


    Units: 2
    Advisory: Reading Level II.
    This course is a lecture course which provides information and training related to digitizing, processing, measuring, and analyzing images specifically related to microscopy applications.
  
  
  
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    E M 096 Selected Topics: Electron Microscopy


    Units: 0.5-4
    Prerequisites: E M 070 Introductory Techniques for Electron Microscopy  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of electron microscopy not already covered by existing curricula.
  
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    E M 099 Applied Microscopy Principles


    Units: 1-3
    Prerequisites: E M 070 Introductory Techniques for Electron Microscopy  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to prepare the student to help other students in hands-on microscopy procedures. The student learns how to assist other students in “hands on” applications. The student performs as microscopy laboratory assistants applying learned material and performing various microscopy-related tasks as directed by an instructor or lab supervisor.

Electronics Technology

  
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    ELECT 011 AC and DC Network Analysis


    Units: 4
    This course is designed to present the fundamental principles of electricity and the passive components in electronics from atomic structure through resonance. Laboratory exercises are utilized to familiarize the student with basic electronics test equipment and simple AC and DC (Alternating Current and Direct Current) circuits. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 012 Solid State Devices


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: ELECT 011 AC and DC Network Analysis  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to present the theory, operation, and application of solid-state devices. The course stresses the application of bipolar transistors, field effect transistors, opto-devices, and the thyristor family in rectifier amplifiers, detectors, and other basic systems. Laboratory exercises are utilized to reinforce the theory. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 013A Digital Logic, Circuits, and Systems


    Units: 4
    Advisories: ELECT 011  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to introduce digital devices and their applications. Topics include the analysis and synthesis of combinatinal and sequential circuits and the use of MSI, LSI, FPGA and CPLD devices. Students study number systems, binary arithmetic, and Boolean logic. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 014B Advanced Electronics Troubleshooting


    Units: 2.5
    Advisories: ELECT 011  with a grade of “C” or better or better.
    This course is designed to continue the development of identified skills necessary for troubleshooting small electronics devices through self-study, lecture, and hands on activities. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 014C IT Essentials (A+)


    Units: 2.5
    This course includes hardware and software topics relevant to personal computer (PC) troubleshooting. Emphasis is placed on developing essential troubleshooting and repair skills and preparation for the A certifications exam.(CSU)
  
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    ELECT 015 Selected Topics: Electronics Technology


    Units: 0.5-4
    This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of electronics technology not already covered by existing curricula. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 017 Robotics / Automation Introduction


    Units: 4
    Limitations on Enrollment: Basic knowledge of Electronics/Electrical or industry experience.
    Advisories: ELECT 011  or ELEC 030  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to offer instruction in introductory industrial robotics and automation. Manufacturing and materials processing has moved into the age of automation. This technology combines electronics, computers, mechanics, pneumatics, and hydraulics into an interrelated system. Mechatronics is the technical name for this topic of study and requires an acquired knowledge of each of the technologies incorporated. This course of study will bring students to a level of understanding in each of the areas, enabling them to make usable applications. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 018 Robotics / Automation /Mechatronics Systems


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: ELECT 017 Robotics / Automation Introduction , and ELECT 011 AC and DC Network Analysis   or ELEC 030 Fundamentals of Electricity , each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to offer instruction in introductory industrial robotics and automation. Manufacturing and materials processing has moved into the age of automation. This technology combines electronics, computers, mechanics, pneumatics, and hydraulics into an interrelated system. Mechatronics is the technical name for this topic of study and requires knowledge of each of the technologies incorporated. This course of study will enhance students` understanding in each of the areas, enabling them to make usable applications controlled through a programmable device. Transferability of units will be determined by the receiving authority. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 030A Introduction to Computer Networks


    Units: 4
    This course covers the first of the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification and will cover the fundamentals of networking, including the OSI model and industry standards, concepts, network topologies, cabling, network hardware, basic network design, LANs, and network configuration and troubleshooting. It will cover TCP/IP basics, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, VLSM, CIDR, subnetting, router IOS and configuration, switching concepts, CDP and CSMA-CD. Students will get hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers and switches. Students should have strong basic computer skills and knowledge of Internet use.(CSU)
  
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    ELECT 030B Routing and Switching Essentials Computer Networks


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: ELECT 030A Introduction to Computer Networks  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of Cisco routers and switches. It includes router and routing concepts and terminology OSPF, RIP, EIGRP routing protocols, distance vector and link state routing, routing theory, TCP/IP basics, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, VLSM (Variable Length Subnet Mask, CIDR (Classless Inter-domain Routing), router IOS (Internetwork Operating System) and configurations, switching concepts, CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol) and CSMA-CD. Students will get hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers and switches. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 030C Scaling Network Systems


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: ELECT 030B Routing and Switching Essentials Computer Networks  with a grade of “C” or better or ICND 1, CCNA industry Certification.
    This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a large and complex network. Students will learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. They will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 030D Connecting Network Systems


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: ELECT 030C Scaling Network Systems  with a grade of “C” or better or ICND-1, CCNA Certification.
    This course is an advanced overview of IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4) addressing techniques and Wide Area Network technologies and terminology. The course will cover NAT (Network Address Translation) and the use of private addresses to configure and secure a greater number of users within a network. The course will define the concepts and configuration of PAT (Port Address Translation) and DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) for scalability of IPv4 addresses. This course will cover PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol), Frame Relay concepts and router configuration. (CSU)
  
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    ELECT 030E Network Hardware Application


    Units: 2
    Advisories: ELECT 030D  with a grade of “C” or better or.
    This course provides a study in practical applications of networking techniques for Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN). Topics include planning, installing, and maintaining a LAN/WAN, responsibilities of the system administrator, and human implications. This course provides hands-on training in LAN/WAN applications and network administration. Applications include wireless access, peer-to-peer communication, web base cameras, and voice/data wiring. CSU)
  
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    ELECT 032A Advanced Routing Professional (ROUTE)


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: ELECT 030D Connecting Network Systems  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course teaches students how to implement, monitor, and maintain routing services in an enterprise network. Students will learn how to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise LAN and WAN routing solutions, using a range of routing protocols in IPv4 and IPv6 environments. The course also covers the configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers. Comprehensive labs emphasize hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills. CSU
  
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    ELECT 034 Network Systems Security


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: ELECT 030D Connecting Network Systems  with a grade of “C” or better or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Industry Certificate.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Industry Certificate can be used to evaluate and enter Elect 34.
    This course will teach students to design and implement security solutions that will reduce the risk of revenue loss and hardware vulnerability. The course will introduce network security and overall security processes with particular emphasis on security technologies, products and solutions, firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration and maintenance, and securing the network at layers 2 and 3 of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model. This course prepares the students for industry professional level certification such as the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security Certification. (CSU)
  
  
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    ELECT 075 Selected Topics: Electronics Technology


    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 electronics technology not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.
  
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    ELECT 098V Work Experience: Electronics


    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.
    Advisories: GUID 030  and GUID 031  and GUID 032  and GUID 033  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational work experience in Electronics. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge of the Secretaries` Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college work experience instructor. Additionally, students must work 75 paid hours or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. To register, the student must complete an application form available at the Applied Science and Technology Division Office, Holt 140.

Engineering

  
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    ENGR 001 Introduction to Engineering and Technology


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: MATH 090 Beginning Algebra , with a grade of “C” or better or higher level Math course, or a minimum of assessment level 4 on the Math Placement Test. Advisory: Reading Level II.
    This course is an introduction to the engineering profession and processes used by engineers and technologists. Computer applications are used to demonstrate the problem-solving techniques used by engineers and technologists. The course explores the branches of engineering, the functions of an engineer, and the industries in which engineers work. Engineering education pathways are explored and effective strategies are discussed for students to reach their full academic potential. Communication skills are developed pertinent to the engineering profession. This course is designed for the student considering career possibilities in engineering and/or engineering technology. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGR 110)
  
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    ENGR 002 Engineering Graphics


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: MATH 038B Precalculus II , or MATH 039 Precalculus , each with a grade of “C” or better or an assessment level 6 on the Math Placement Test.
    This course covers the principles of engineering drawings in visually communicating engineering designs and an introduction to computer-aided design (CAD). Topics include the development of visualization skills; orthographic projections; mechanical dimensioning and tolerancing practices; and the engineering design process. Assignments develop sketching and 2-D and 3-D CAD skills. The use of CAD software is an integral part of the course. (UC, CSU)
  
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    ENGR 004 Engineering Materials


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: CHEM 001A General Chemistry , and PHYSC 004A Principles of Physics: Mechanics , each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course presents the internal structures and resulting behaviors of materials used in engineering applications, including metals, ceramic, polymers, composites, and semiconductors. The emphasis is upon developing the ability both to select appropriate materials to meet engineering design criteria and to understand the effects of heat, stress, imperfections, and chemical environments upon material properties and performance. Laboratories provide opportunities to directly observe the structures and behaviors discussed in the course, to operate testing equipment, to analyze experimental data, and to prepare reports. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGR 140B)
  
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    ENGR 006 Engineering Circuit Analysis


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: PHYSC 004C Principles of Physics: Electricity and Magnetism , and MATH 004 Differential Equations , each with a grade of “C” or better.
    Corequisites: MATH 004 Differential Equations .
    This course is an introduction to the analysis of electrical circuits with the use of analytical techniques based on the application of circuit laws and network theorems. Topics include: analysis of DC and AC circuits containing resistors, capacitors, inductors, dependent sources, operational amplifiers, and/or switches; natural and forced responses of first and second order RLC circuits; the use of phasors; AC power calculations; power transfer; and energy concepts. This course will also include an introduction to the construction and measurement of electrical circuits using basic electrical tests and measurement instruments including multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, function generators, and basic operational amplifier circuits. Circuit simulation software will be used to interpret measured and simulated data based on principles of circuit analysis for DC, transient, and sinusoidal stead-state (AC) conditions, and elementary circuit design. Practical considerations such as component value tolerance and non-ideal aspects of laboratory will be discussed. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGR 260 and 260L)
  
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    ENGR 008 Statics


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: MATH 002 Calculus II , and PHYSC 004A Principles of Physics: Mechanics , each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is a study of rigid bodies in static equilibrium when acted upon by forces and couples in two-dimensional and three-dimensional space. Included are equilibrium of rigid bodies, trusses, frames, and machines, as well as the calculation of centers of mass, centroids, friction, distributed forces, beams, shear and moment diagrams, and moments of inertia. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGR 130)
  
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    ENGR 010 Surveying


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: MATH 038B Precalculus II , or MATH 039 Precalculus , each with a grade of “C” or better or a minimum of assessment level 6 on the Math Placement Test.
    This course applies theory and principles of plane surveying: office computations and design; operation of surveying field equipment; and production of engineering plans/maps. Topics include distances, angles and directions; differential leveling; traversing; property/boundary surveys; topographic surveys/mappings; volume/earthwork; horizontal and vertical curves; land description techniques; and GPS. Extensive field work using tapes, levels, transits, theodolites, total stations, and GPS will occur. (CSU)
  
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    ENGR 015 Selected Topics in Engineering


    Units: 0.5-4
    This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of engineering not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    ENGR 029 Engineering Applications for Digital Computations


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: MATH 001 Calculus I , with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course utilizes the MATLAB environment to provide students with a working knowledge of computer-based problem-solving methods relevant to science and engineering. It introduces the fundamentals of procedural and object-oriented programming, numerical analysis, and data structures. Examples and assignments in the course are drawn from practical applications in engineering, physics, and mathematics. (CSU, C-ID ENGR 220)
  
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    ENGR 050H Special Studies: Engineering


    Units: 1-2
    Prerequisites: ENGR 001 Introduction to Engineering and Technology  and MATH 092S Intermediate Algebra (STEM)  each with a grade of “C” or better or higher level Math course, or a minimum of assessment level 5 on the Math Placement Test.
    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 offered to any student qualified to do advanced work in engineering. Projects and assignments must be arranged and be approved by the instructor and the division dean before enrolling in the course. (CSU)
  
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    ENGR 075 Selected Topics: Engineering


    Units: 0.5-4
    This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of engineering not already covered by the existing curriculum.

Engineering Technology

  
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    E TECH 011 Fundamentals of Machine Drafting


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: E TECH 012 Computer-Aided Drafting  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory: Reading Level II.
    Advisories: MATH 090  with a grade of “C” or better or higher level Math course or a minimum of assessment level 4 on the math placement test.
    This course is designed to expand the student`s understanding of engineering drafting concepts. Topics include dimensioning, tolerancing, surface texture, notes, threads and fasteners, weld representation, gearing, cams, and assembly drawings. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 012 Computer-Aided Drafting


    Units: 3
    This course is designed to utilize Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software on microcomputer CAD systems to produce a variety of drawings. The student learns the function and operation of typical CAD system components. This course is also designed to introduce basic skills used in engineering drafting. Topics include sketching, orthographic projection, isometric views, auxiliary views, sectioning, and dimensioning. Some of the coursework allows the student to work in the field of individualized interest. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 015 Selected Topics in Engineering Technology


    Units: 0.5-4
    This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of engineering technology not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 020 Materials and Measurements


    Units: 3
    Advisories: MATH 090  with a grade of “C” or better or a minimum of assessment level 4 on the math placement test.
    This course is designed for the technology student. The course is designed to provide the technology student with a basic understanding of the structure and physical properties of materials such as metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, and electronic-related materials. Test procedures and instrumentation used in studying materials are included. The course includes a variety of measuring techniques. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 022 Three Dimensional Modeling


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: E TECH 012 Computer-Aided Drafting  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the construction of three dimensional models. The course includes wireframe, surface, and solid modeling. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 031 Fundamentals of Civil Drafting


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: E TECH 012 Computer-Aided Drafting  and MATH 090 Beginning Algebra  each with a grade of “C” or better or higher or a minimum of assessment level 4 on the math placement test.
    This course is an introduction to conventional drafting practices used in typical civil engineering projects. Emphasis is placed on the drafting and understanding of subdivision mapping, structural plans, and structural details including steel, wood, masonry, and reinforced concrete structures. A complete project portfolio is developed. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 034 Advanced Machine Drafting and GDT


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: E TECH 011 Fundamentals of Machine Drafting  and E TECH 022 Three Dimensional Modeling  or ENGR 002 Engineering Graphics  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to prepare the student to draw detail and assembly drawings of machine parts using precision-dimensioning techniques. Topics include geometric tolerancing per American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Y14.5 standard, fits, paper gauging, detailed specifications, notes, material lists, and surface finishes. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 041 Civil Drafting: Site Design and Improvement


    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: E TECH 012 Computer-Aided Drafting  and MATH 090 Beginning Algebra  each with a grade of “C” or better or higher or a minimum of assessment level 4 on the math placement test.
    This course is an introduction to the development and design of site plans, including parking, storm drainage systems, sewage piping, and site preparation. The student prepares a set of drawings with calculations and cost estimates for a site improvement plan. A complete project portfolio is developed. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 046 Mechanical and Electrical Systems


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: E TECH 012 Computer-Aided Drafting  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of mechanical and electrical building systems used in the construction industry. These fundamentals are applied in the design and drawing of engineering plans for mechanical and electrical systems required for building construction. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 047 Introduction to Industrial Control Systems


    Units: 3
    This course is designed to include basic control systems for process machines and driven equipment used in industry. Topics include programmable controllers, basic electrical circuits, input devices, output devices, control diagrams, and specific programmable controller applications. (CSU)
  
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    E TECH 075 Selected Topics in Engineering Technology


    Units: 0.5-4
    This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of engineering technology not already covered by the existing curriculum.
  
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    E TECH 078 Applied Statics & Strength of Materials


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: MATH 090 Beginning Algebra , with a grade of “C” or better or a minimum of assessment level 4 on the Math Placement Test.
    This course covers the fundamental concepts of statics and strength of materials applied to the analysis and design of engineering components and systems. Examples from mechanical and civil engineering systems are included.
  
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    E TECH 080 Applied Surveying


    Units: 3
    Advisories: MATH 090  with a grade of “C” or better or a minimum of assessment level 4 on the math placement test.
    This course is designed for the engineering technician. The course utilizes an applications-oriented approach in the basic principles used in typical surveying field and office work related to horizontal measurements, elevations, traverses, boundary surveys, route surveying, and construction projects.

English

  
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    ENG 001A Reading and Composition


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  or ENG 077D Accelerated Pre-Transfer Level Composition and Reading both with a grade of “C” or better or ENG-077C Intensive Reading and Composition Lab or ENG 095 Intensive Reading and Composition Lab  each with a grade of “P” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory Reading Level III, or Reading Level II and concurrent enrollment in Reading 094A.
    This course is a transfer-level, college freshman English composition course comparable to those courses offered by the state college and university systems. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 100)
  
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    ENG 001B Written Communications II: A Critical Introduction to Literature


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 001A Reading and Composition  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed to help the transfer student develop his/her critical thinking skills and read and write with college-level sophistication through writing analytical essays based on reading and discussing a culturally diverse literature. The analysis of literature through discussion and through writing is designed to develop the student`s critical thinking skills as well as to increase his/her ways of understanding and interpreting the world. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 120)
  
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    ENG 001D Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 001A Reading and Composition  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed for the student who wishes to transfer to a four-year college or university. The course emphasizes the development of critical thinking skills through instruction in essay writing by focusing on the principles of logic and developing the abilities to analyze, to criticize, and to reach reasoned conclusions. Critical thinking is refined by close reading of prose to distinguish fact from value judgment and knowledge from opinion. The student is required to write between 6,500 and 8,000 words divided among several essay assignments. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 105)
  
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    ENG 015 Selected Topics: English


    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 English not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 030 The Film as Literature


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is a study of the cinema genre with emphasis on artistic and literary values. (UC, CSU)
  
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    ENG 032A Seminar in Communications: Tutor Center


    Units: 0.5-2
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed for the student who is qualified to work as a content area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on learning theory, tutoring methods, interpersonal communication, and study skills. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 032B Seminar in Communications: Writing Lab


    Units: 0.5-2
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed for the student who wishes to work as a writing tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on learning theory, tutoring methods, interpersonal communication, and the process of writing. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 032C Seminar in Communications: Reading Tutor Techniques


    Units: 0.5-2
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “B” or better.
    This course is designed for the student, at beginning level, who is qualified to work as a reading area tutor. Emphasis in training is placed on the reading process, learning styles, problem solving, reading techniques and methods, interpersonal relationships, and content analysis. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 032N Introduction to Peer Tutoring


    Units: 0.5-2
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed for any student pursuing employment as a peer tutor on campus. Emphasis is placed on modeling successful study habits and developing the skills necessary to foster independent learning. Students will engage with content on culturally responsive tutoring, growth mindset, reading apprenticeship, and habits of mind. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 033A Study Skills for Success in College


    Units: 2
    This course is an advanced learning skills course designed to improve the student`s study skills. Topics include taking lecture notes, improving memory, managing time, reading a textbook, passing examinations, and other strategies for college success. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 035 Chicano Literature


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Comp level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is designed to offer a critical survey on the literary periods of Chicano Literature from the Pre-Columbian, Hispanic, Mexican, Transition, Interaction, and Chicano. Spanish proficiency is not required. (UC, CSU)
  
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    ENG 036 Selected Topics: Literature


    Units: 0.5-4
    This course is designed to encourage study in the field of literature of a subject not covered in the college catalog or in the current schedule of classes. This course is offered in the traditional classroom setting and is not a course of independent study. (CSU)Granting of credit is determined based on course content upon petition to the enrolling UC campus usually after transfer. Units completed for this course cannot be counted toward the minimum 60 units required for admissions to UC.
  
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    ENG 037 Women in Literature


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    This course is a study of women in literature with an emphasis on female archetypes in short fiction, drama, poetry, and the novel. (UC, CSU)
  
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    ENG 038 Mythology


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to the literature of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology. Other universal myths may be included. The course provides a background for understanding of allusions, form, and content of recurring themes in modern literature as well as revealing the continued influence of mythological motifs on customs, traditions, beliefs, and values. (UC, CSU)
  
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    ENG 042A Survey of American Literature I


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course introduces students to America`s literary traditions from their beginnings to the second half of the nineteenth century. (CSU, UC, C-ID ENGL 130)
  
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    ENG 042B Survey of American Literature II


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    This course is designed as a study of the forms and ideas in American literature with an emphasis on an understanding of the values and traditions which shape contemporary thought (Mark Twain through contemporary authors). (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 135)
  
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    ENG 043C World Literature I


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed as a comparative study of world literature in translation and in English, beginning with the earliest extant texts and extending through works in the seventeenth century from the Middle East, Europe, Asia and other areas. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 140)
  
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    ENG 043D World Literature II


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    Advisories: ENG 001A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is designed as a comparative study of world literature in translation and in English, beginning with the mid or late seventeenth century and extending through works in the present from the Middle East, Europe, Asia and other areas. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 145)
  
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    ENG 045 Introduction to Shakespeare


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory Reading Level II.
    This course is designed for the student to read, study, and interpret selected works by William Shakespeare. (UC, CSU)
  
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    ENG 046A Survey of British Literature I


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is designed as a survey of British literature beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and extending through the eighteenth century. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 160)
  
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    ENG 046B Survey of British Literature II


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is designed as a survey of British literature beginning with the Romantic period and extending through the twentieth century. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 165)
  
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    ENG 047 The Bible as Literature


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is designed as a study of the types and characteristics of literature in the English Bible, with consideration of its development and history. Emphasis is placed on those literary qualities that account for the Bible`s unique influence on Western literature. (CSU, UC)
  
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    ENG 049A Introduction to Creative Writing


    Units: 3
    Advisories: READING 094  and ENG 001A  each with a grade of “C” or better.
    This course is offered to the student interested in exploring creative writing in any genre, including fiction and non-fiction: short stories, novels, poetry, songs, plays, musicals, screenplays, television scripts, children`s books, autobiographies and memoirs, biographies, magazine and newspaper articles, features, reviews, and columns. Emphasis is placed on the conception and development of ideas, process of creative writing, elements and formats of specific genres of writing, benefits of practice in several genres, artistry employed by successful, established, and published authors, and constructive group criticism of work submitted for the course. (UC, CSU, C-ID ENGL 200)
  
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    ENG 049B Creative Writing: Fiction


    Units: 3
    Advisories: ENG 079  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    This course is designed for the student seriously interested in writing fiction. Emphasis is placed on the craft and artistry employed by established, published authors and on constructive group critiques of manuscripts submitted by class members. Emphasis is on characterization, plot, setting, and point of view. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 049C Creative Writing: Poetry


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is designed for the student who is seriously interested in writing poetry. Emphasis is placed on the craft of poetry and the artistry employed by established poets and on constructive group criticism of poems submitted by class members. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 049D Creative Writing: Play and Screen Writing


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    This course is offered to the student seriously interested in writing stage plays and/or screenplays. Emphasis is placed on the study of the craft of writing for the stage or screen; the artistry employed by successful, established, published authors; and constructive group criticism of manuscripts submitted for the course. Emphasis is on plot, character, dialogue, structure, and format. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 050H Special Studies: English


    Units: 1-3
    Prerequisites: ENG 001A Reading and Composition  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Limitations on Enrollment: Present a project proposal acceptable to the instructor and division dean.
    This course is designed for the student qualified to do advanced work in English. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, 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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    ENG 052 From Story to Screen


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    This course is offered to the student interested in exploring and identifying the changes and their effects in adapting literature for film. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of short stories, novels, and plays; the literary elements that must, by necessity, be addressed differently for the screen; the choices made in adaptations; and evaluating the results in film adaptations. (UC, CSU)
  
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    ENG 055A Studies in Drama


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course provides an introduction to drama as a literary genre. Emphasis is placed on dramatic literature`s distinguishing elements, critical approaches to its analysis, and writing critical essays. (UC, CSU)
  
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    ENG 055B Studies in Fiction


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better OR Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II. 2. Composition Level III.
    This genre course is designed as an introductory study of the types and characteristics of prose fiction, including short stories, novellas, and novels, with consideration of their development and history. The course may include fiction written in English, as well as fiction in translation. (CSU, UC)
  
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    ENG 055C Studies in Poetry


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level III.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is an introduction to poetic language, poetic forms, and poetic themes through an examination of traditional and contemporary poetry. This course aims to help students read, understand, appreciate, and critically evaluate poetry written in English. (CSU, UC)
  
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    ENG 057 Children’s Literature


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ENG 079 Preparatory English  with a grade of “C” or better or.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This course is a survey of literature written for children. Through an exploration of children`s literature from various time periods, cultures, and genres, students will develop a criteria for evaluating the literary merit of these works. This course is intended for prospective teachers, ECE majors, parents, and anyone who is interested in learning about the literature written for children. (CSU, C-ID ENGL 180)
  
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    ENG 060 Practical English Grammar


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory Reading Level II.
    Advisories: - Reading Level II.
    This course is designed to prepare the student with a knowledge of the grammar and mechanics of the English language. Emphasis is placed on identifying and generating grammatical sentences and exploring how both simple and complex grammatical structures augment clarity and sentence variety. Students will apply correct English usage to their writing as well as build varied, precise vocabularies for writing proficiency. (CSU)
  
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    ENG 073A Writing Laboratory I


    Units: 1
    This is an introductory course designed to give students individualized practice in writing standard English sentences and in composing paragraphs and essays. The student`s current skill level is determined, and instruction starts at that point. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.
  
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    ENG 073B Writing Laboratory II


    Units: 1
    This course is designed for individualized practice in the basic conventions of English and beginning essay writing. The student`s current skill level is determined, and instruction starts at that point. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.
  
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    ENG 075 Selected Topics: English


    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 English not already covered by the existing curriculum.
  
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    ENG 077 Selected Topics: Basic Skills


    Units: 0.5-4
    This course is designed to encourage the study of special topics in Basic Skills. Special topics may include, but are not limited to, reading and writing, vocabulary, sentence construction, research, and grammar. This course is offered in the traditional classroom setting and does not duplicate catalog offerings. It is not a course of independent study.
  
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    ENG 078A Reading and Writing 1: Career Pathways


    Units: 5
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level 1.2.
    Advisories: READING 099C  with a grade of “P” or better.
    This career pathwayscourse is designed to improve reading and writing while building background knowledge for entry level in the workforce. The student learns comprehension techniques, vocabulary, and writing skills needed for vocational and college courses. The course emphasizes the critical reading process, stressing reading comprehension, analysis, and evaluation. Promotion to English 78B will be determined by faculty after evaluation of a portfolio of the student`s work. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.
  
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    ENG 078B Accelerated Reading and Writing 2


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: ENG 078A  with a grade of “C” or better.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Prerequisite Reading Level 1.3.
    This contextualized course is designed to prepare students for the literacy demands of career and higher education. The course includes reading and writing in response to a variety of expository texts and reviews basic rules of grammar and usage to develop skills in paragraph and essay writing. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.
  
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    ENG 079 Preparatory English


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: ENG 078B Accelerated Reading and Writing 2  with a grade of “C” or better or Composition Level II and Reading Level II.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Reading Level II.
    This pre-collegiate course, one level below College Composition, requires students to read, analyze, and respond to texts in order to write coherent essays composed of developed paragraphs. Essays may respond primarily to academic, expository non-fiction texts. Students will practice revising their essays and edit according to standards of written English.
  
  
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    ENG 094 Accelerated Pre-Transfer Level Composition and Reading


    Units: 4
    This course is designed to prepare students for reading and writing on the college-level. Students will gain the skills and strategies they need to comprehend college-level texts and produce academic essays that demonstrate that they are ready for college work. The students will write a minimum of 9,000 words, with a minimum of 3,750 final draft words. Successful completion of this course will allow students to enroll directly into English 001A.
  
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    ENG 095 Intensive Reading and Composition Lab


    Units: 1
    Prerequisites: ENG 078B Accelerated Reading and Writing 2  with a grade of “C” or better or assessment at Composition Level II.
    Corequisites: ENG 001A Reading and Composition  .
    This lab class offers intensive instruction in writing, research, reading, and critical thinking skills to promote success in a concurrent ENG 001A  course. This course allows a qualified Composition Level II student to bypass ENG 079 . This course follows the freshman composition co-requisite model of acceleration.

English as a Second Language

  
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    ESL 075 Selected Topics: English as a Second 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 English as a Second Language not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units earned in this course do not count toward the Associate Degree.
  
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    ESL 080 Low-Intermediate English as a Second Language Speaking/Listening


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Appropriate Level I placement based on the current entry exam and multiple measures. Reading and writing level 1 is appropriate for the ESL course sequence. For success in ESL 80 it is necessary for students to read, write, and communicate at the Low-Intermediate ESL level.
    Advisories: - Students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL reading/writing course of the appropriate level (ESL 082 , ESL 085 , or ESL 088 ) based on placement exam scores and multiple measures.
    In addition, students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL grammar course of the appropriate level (ESL 082 , ESL 085 , or ESL 088 ) based on placement exam scores and multiple measures. This course is designed to develop listening comprehension and oral proficiency of standard spoken English at the low-intermediate level. Listening focuses on comprehension of modified spoken English, vocabulary in context, and ideas in speeches and discussions. Speaking focuses on clear pronunciation of common words and phrases, continued development of fluency in conversation, and proficiency in initiating, sustaining, and ending oral communication in a variety of contexts. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.
  
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    ESL 081 Low-Intermediate English as a Second Language Grammar


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Appropriate Level I placement based on the current entry exam and multiple measures.
    Advisories: Students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL Speaking/listening course of the appropriate level (ESL 080 , ESL 083 , or ESL 086 ) based on placement exam scores and multiple measures; in addition, students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL reading and writing course of the same level (ESL 082 ).
    This course develops the student`s understanding and use of academic English in preparation for employment or for beginning a vocational or academic program. It focuses on grammar and sentence structure, low-intermediate level vocabulary and paragraph writing. Units earned in this course do not count toward the Associate Degree.
  
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    ESL 082 Low-Intermediate English as a Second Language Reading/Writing


    Units: 5
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Appropriate Level I placement based on the the current entry exam and multiple measures.
    Advisories: - Students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL Speaking/listening course of the appropriate level (ESL 080 , ESL 083 , or ESL 086 ) based on placement exam scores and multiple measures.
    - In addition, students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL grammar course of the same level (ESL 081 ). This course develops the student`s understanding and use of English in preparation for employment or for beginning a vocational or academic program. It focuses on reading strategies and comprehension, low-intermediate level vocabulary, and paragraph writing. Units earned in this course do not count toward the Associate Degree.
  
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    ESL 083 High-Intermediate English as a Second Language Speaking/Listening


    Units: 3
    Prerequisites: ESL 080 Low-Intermediate English as a Second Language Speaking/Listening  with a grade of “CR” or better or Appropriate Level I placement based on the the current entry exam and multiple measures.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Appropriate Level I placement based on the current entry exam and multiple measures.
    Advisories: Students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL reading/writing course of the appropriate level (ESL 082 , ESL 085 , or ESL 088 ) based on placement exam scores and multiple measures.
    In addition, students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL grammar course of the appropriate level (ESL 081 , ESL 084 , or ESL 087 ) based on placement exam scores and multiple measures. This course is designed to develop listening comprehension and oral proficiency of academic English for the non-native speaker, at the high-intermediate level. Listening focuses on note-taking and comprehension of spoken English in academic situations, media, and discussion. Speaking focuses on English fluency, proficiency, and strategies for discussion and personal interaction. Units earned in this course do not count toward the Associate Degree.
  
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    ESL 084 High-Intermediate English as a Second Language Grammar


    Units: 3
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Appropriate Level I placement based on the the current entry exam and multiple measures.
    Advisories: Students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL Speaking/listening course of the appropriate level (ESL 080 , ESL 083 , or ESL 086 ) based on placement exam scores and multiple measures; in addition, students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL reading and writing course of the same level (ESL 085 ).
    This course develops the student`s understanding and use of academic English in preparation for employment or for beginning a vocational or academic program. It focuses on grammar and sentence structure, high-intermediate level vocabulary and paragraph and short essay writing. Units earned in this course do not count toward the Associate Degree.
  
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    ESL 085 High-Intermediate English as a Second Language Reading/Writing


    Units: 5
    Prerequisites: ESL 082 Low-Intermediate English as a Second Language Reading/Writing  with a grade of “CR” or better or Appropriate Level I placement based on the the current entry exam and multiple measures.
    Prerequisite Skills: 1. Appropriate Level I placement based on the the current entry exam and multiple measures or.
    Advisories: - Students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL Speaking/listening course of the appropriate level (ESL 080 , ESL 083 , or ESL 086 ) based on placement exam scores and multiple measures.
    - In addition, students are strongly advised to enroll concurrently in the ESL grammar course of the same level (ESL 084 ). This course builds on the student`s understanding and use of English in preparation for employment or for beginning a vocational or academic program. It focuses on reading strategies and comprehension, high-intermediate level vocabulary, and paragraph and short-essay writing. Units earned in this course do not count toward the Associate Degree.
 

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