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American Government

Prerequisite: None.
Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. This course is an introduction to American Government. It incorporates a comprehensive survey of the dynamics of the American political process at the federal and state level. This course satisfies the educational code requirement in the U.S. Constitution and state and local government of California. This course is also offered online. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area G; CSU-D8; IGETC-Area 4H

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Introduction to International Politics

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A comprehensive introduction to international relations. The course introduces the student to contending theoretical and analytical approaches to international relations, the identity and roles of global actors, power, capabilities, conflict and conflict resolution, policy making and modern security and economic issues. Approved for pass/no pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area G; CSU-D8; IGETC-Area 4H

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Trigonometry

Prerequisite: Mathematics P051 or a “C” or higher in second semester of high school intermediate algebra.

Total lecture 90 hours. A study of the meaning of the trigonometric ratios, unit circle relations, graphs of the trigonometric function, logarithmic and exponential functions, solution of oblique and right angles, complex numbers. Course is also offered partially online (hybrid face-to-face and online). (A/CSU) PC-Area D; PC-Area I; CSU-B4

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Communication

P101 – INTRODUCTION TO SPEAKING 3 UNITS
Prerequisite: None.
Recommendation: Eligible for level 2 English placement.
Total lecture 54 hours. This course provides a practical
introduction to the fundamental principles of public speaking
through an audience-centered approach, and a forum for
practicing public speaking skills. Through a variety of
instructional strategies and presentations, students learn
the process by which effective speeches are conceived and
researched, as well as the actual planning, rehearsing, and
presentation of formal and informal speeches to specific
audiences. Listening, speaking, and critiquing abilities are
emphasized. C-ID COMM 110 (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area C;
CSU-A1; IGETC-1C

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Human Anatomy

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 2 English placement.

Total lecture 36 hours, total laboratory 108 hours. The essential features of human anatomy including the gross and microscopic anatomy of all the body systems. Laboratory consists of animal and human preserved specimens, models, and dissection of the cat. Designed for students majoring in nursing, physical education, and the medical and para-medical professions. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area E; CSU-B2; CSU-B3; IGETC-5B; IGETC-5C

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Nursing Fundamental Concepts

Prerequisite: None.

Total lecture 36 hours. Introduction to basic concepts that form the foundation of nursing practice. A brief history of the nursing profession is discussed. Concepts relating to professionalism and nursing ethics are outlined in relationship to health care providers. The nursing process is introduced and related to critical thinking. Math utilized when administering medications will be covered. Basic terminology relevant to the nursing field of practice is covered generally and by body systems. Student resources important to their education in the health field are outlined. Students will also be required to research an assigned topic and write a research paper. Course is also offered online. (A)

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