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ACCT 101
Fundamentals of College Accounting
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course emphasizes a practical approach to the use of accounts, journals, ledgers, and financial statements. The course is recommended for students who intend to seek employment in a small service or merchandising business and is an excellent preparation course for further study in accounting and business.
ACCT 103
Intermediate Accounting - Part I
4 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 72 hours LEC
This course provides a continuing study of the measurement and reporting of the results of operations and the financial condition of profit-directed business entities. Special emphasis will be given to the valuation of assets using both the Financial Accounting Standards (FASB) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as authority. This course is not intended for transfer to a four-year college.
ACCT 104
Intermediate Accounting - Part II
4 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 103 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 72 hours LEC
This course is a continuing study of the measurement and reporting of the results of operations and the financial position of business entities. An emphasis is placed on accounting for investments, stockholder's equity, long-term liabilities, leases and income taxes. This course is not intended for transfer to a four-year college.
ACCT 107
Auditing
3 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ACCT 103
Hours: 54 hours LEC
The course focuses on procedures and practices used in the verification of financial statement balances and accounting records. External auditing functions are emphasized. The types of audits and auditing occupations, as well as the legal liabilities of the auditor are discussed.
ACCT 111
Cost Accounting
3 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ACCT 311
Enrollment Limitation: Upon entering this course, ACCT 111, the student should be able to (a) analyze the flow of costs to the Income Statement and Balance Sheet, (b) prepare entries for inventories associated with various types of firms including manufacturing, (c) classify costs, and (d) prepare and interpret financial statements under varying cost assumptions. RATIONALE: These entrance skills, which are taught in ACCT 301, will be built upon in ACCT 111, which is the continuation of the study of accounting. ACCT 111 will focus on cost accounting principles and practices, with a particular emphasis on cost flow and analysis. Accordingly, ACCT 301 is to be required as a sequential prerequisite to lead into this course, ACCT 111.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is an introduction to cost accounting methods, including job order, process and standard cost systems. Special attention will be given to management uses of cost accounting. This course is not intended for transfer to a four-year college.
ACCT 121
Payroll Accounting
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ACCT 101
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This is a study of payroll and personnel records, procedures and regulations. The course will include a study of the various California and Federal laws pertaining to the computation of earnings and withholdings. Payroll tax payment requirements and preparation of the employer's California and Federal payroll tax reports will be included. A comprehensive simulation project will be completed as part of the course. The project will include one quarterly payroll reporting cycle.
ACCT 125
Federal and State Individual Taxation
4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ACCT 101 and 301
Hours: 72 hours LEC
This course is a study of basic Federal and State Income Tax regulations with an emphasis on the skills necessary for the preparation of individual income tax returns. Included are filing requirements, determination of taxable income, allowable deductions, tax computation, tax credits, other taxes, payment methods, and audit procedures. This course is a California Tax Education Council (CTEC) qualifying education course, and is offered to members of the community to enable them to become registered tax return preparers (CRTP) in the state of California.
ACCT 128
Taxation of Corporations, Partnerships, Estates, and Trusts
4 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 125 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 72 hours LEC
This course provides a continuing study of federal and state income tax compliance with an emphasis on the taxation of business entities including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations, estates and fiduciary trusts. Included is coverage of related party transactions, filing requirements, differences in book and taxable income, tax computation, available credits, tax elections, and working with the Internal Revenue Service on tax administration matters. This course is designed for persons seeking civil service advancement, those who are currently or will be involved with company accounting operations, and persons engaged in tax preparation. It is recommended for accounting majors.
ACCT 153
Governmental Accounting
3 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course covers accounting and financial reporting for governmental units and institutions with emphasis on the principles of fund accounting and the comprehensive annual financial report as prescribed by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. Additional topics include governmental budgeting and budgetary controls.
ACCT 160
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
2 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ACCT 125
Hours: 24 hours LEC; 36 hours LAB
This hands-on course provides training and a service learning opportunity in the preparation of federal and California individual income tax returns. After successfully completing 24 hours of IRS-approved training and passing the IRS individual income tax exam, the student volunteer will provide a minimum of 36 hours of free tax assistance to community clients who meet qualifying criteria for the service as set by the IRS. This course is intended for the volunteer who will assist individual and family taxpayers with basic tax concerns.
ACCT 161
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance II
2 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 160 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 24 hours LEC; 36 hours LAB
This hands-on course provides training and a service learning opportunity in the preparation of federal and California individual income tax returns. After successfully completing 24 hours of IRS-approved training and passing the IRS individual income tax exams, the student volunteer will provide a minimum of 36 hours of free tax assistance to community clients who meet the qualifying criteria for the service as set by the IRS. This course covers the Advanced level which is intended for the volunteer who will assist individual and family taxpayers with more complex tax concerns.
ACCT 162
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance III
2 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 161 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 24 hours LEC; 36 hours LAB
This hands-on course provides training and a service learning opportunity in the preparation of federal and California individual income tax returns. After successfully completing 24 hours of IRS-approved training and passing the IRS individual income tax exams, the student volunteer will provide a minimum of 36 hours of free tax assistance to community clients who meet qualifying criteria for the service as set by the IRS. This course covers tax law that pertains to military tax situations and situations involving rental properties and moving expenses. This level prepares the student to assist taxpayers not only across the full VITA spectrum but adds the additional assistance to military personnel and those taxpayers that own a rental property.
ACCT 295
Independent Studies in Accounting
1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to: CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 162 hours LAB
An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.
ACCT 299
Experimental Offering in Accounting
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
ACCT 301
Financial Accounting
4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ACCT 101, BUS 105, MATH 120, or MATH 125
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
This is the study of accounting as an information system. Emphasis is given to understanding the nature and purpose of accounting and its function in business. The principles and concepts underlying transaction analysis and recording; financial statement preparation, disclosures, and analysis; and ethical issues are addressed. The course includes units on inventories, internal control, cash and cash flows, receivables, fixed and intangible assets, current and long-term liabilities, stockholders' equity, income tax, and investments. (C-ID ACCT 110)
ACCT 311
Managerial Accounting
4 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
This course is the study of the use and reporting of accounting data for managerial planning, cost control, and decision making purposes. The course includes broad coverage of concepts, classifications, and behaviors of costs. Topics include cost systems, the analysis and use of cost information, cost-volume-profit analysis, contribution margin, profit planning, standard costs, relevant costs, capital budgeting, and statement analysis. (C-ID ACCT 120)
ACCT 341
Computerized Accounting
2 Units
Prerequisite: ACCT 101 or 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISC 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB
This is a course using the computer to prepare financial statements and other accounting reports used in business. This course emphasizes the areas of study: general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, banking, bank reconciliations, depreciation, fixed assets, inventory, job order and payroll. This course provides practical experience using contemporary computerized accounting software. Consult the class schedule for specific software.
ACCT 495
Independent Studies in Accounting
1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 162 hours LAB
An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.
ACCT 498
Work Experience in Accounting
1-4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Accounting.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.
ACCT 499
Experimental Offering in Accounting
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
ADAPT 300
Adapted Physical Education
1-2 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
In adapted physical education, the instructor works under the recommendation/direction of the student' s physician. Class activities are adapted or modified to meet individual needs. Each student performs at an individual level of ability without pressure or competition. Students with both temporary and permanent disabilities are served as well as students with major health problems. Students must have a physician' s statement indicating (a) the disability, (b)specific restrictions, and (c)recommended activities.
ADAPT 332
Adapted Aquatics
1 Unit
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 9 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB
This physical education class is a personal water safety and fitness class adapted for individuals who are physically challenged. The class will be tailored for the individual's abilities and needs. Topics covered will include stroke mechanics, water safety, movement through water, and the use of water for resistive exercises.
ADAPT 333
Adapted Shallow Water Aerobics
1 Unit
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Although swimming skills are not needed, it is suggested that students are comfortable in an aquatic environment.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB
This class is designed for individuals who are physically challenged and uses the resistance of the water for low impact weight bearing exercise. It will be tailored to each student's individual abilities. The class will include exercises in shallow water; working on cardiovascular endurance and fitness, muscular strength and endurance as well as increase overall flexibility. Students must have a doctor's recommendation on file. No swimming skills are needed or required as students will be in shallow water and use equipment to help with flotation.
ADAPT 334
Adapted Deep Water Aerobics
1 Unit
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Although swimming skills are not necessary, it is strongly suggested that students enrolled in this course are comfortable in an aquatic environment, especially in deep water.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB
This course is designed to allow students with disabilities or challenges, the opportunity to improve their overall fitness through a no-impact, non-weight bearing class in the water. In this class, cardiovascular exercises and endurance will be stressed. Additionally, due to the resistance of the water, students will improve their overall strength and flexibility.
ADAPT 336
Motor Development for the Physically Challenged
1-2 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course gives the student individual instruction which promotes and develops overall physical fitness and psychomotor skills. This activity class for the physically challenged includes exercises in flexibility, strength development, aerobic activity and relaxation training. Students must have a doctor's recommendation on file.
ADAPT 339
Walk and Wheel
2 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: A statement from a health care professional verifying the disability, contraindications, and recommended activities.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is designed for students who are disabled and/or physically challenged and want to participate in a general physical education activity course. Individualized walking or wheeling programs are designed to enhance cardiovascular and cardio-respiratory endurance. The course also includes specific exercises for muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. Small group games and activities are included to promote fitness and fun.
ADAPT 495
Independent Studies in Adapted Physical Education
1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 162 hours LAB
An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.
ADAPT 499
Experimental Offering in Adapted Physical Education
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
ADT 300
Architectural Sketching and Modeling I
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course instructs students from the beginning level of hand sketching, instrument drawing of architectural graphic and digital modeled images. The course is designed for understanding how to draw existing structures, new structures and interior spaces, Green Building Design-Sustainability environments of Interior Building Architecture, Building Information Modeling, and Building Construction. It guides students from hand sketched graphic concepts through digital modeling in formulating project forms, and spaces. A software application, such as SketchUp will be utilized at the end of the course as the primary tool for the development of framing plans for an introduction to ADT 302 course.
ADT 302
Architectural Sketching and Modeling II
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ADT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course instructs students at an intermediate level of sketching, 3D digital design, Green Building-LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) principles in building design, Green Building-LEED material certification, selection and application to models, 3D surface modeling and site development. The course is designed to facilitate further development to refining the student's design and research skills by specifying, certifying, and applying Green Building-LEED materials and design concept principles to structures, interior architectural elements, site selection and development. A software application such as SketchUp will be utilized as the primary software to refine and further develop detail concepts and techniques in 3D-digital modeling. (C-ID ARTS 205)
ADT 304
Office & Commercial Space Planning
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course instructs students at the basic to intermediate level in office, commercial and residential space planning, Title 24 and general building code requirements. Concepts covered will develop skills in space programming, criteria schematics and matrices, bubble diagrams, space planning and layout, building materials, code requirements and applications to the design model.
ADT 310
Architectural Computer-Aided Drawing I
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ADT 300 and 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course covers the introductory study in Architectural Computer-Aided Drawing/Design with specific emphasis in the architectural field. Course subject areas will include but not be limited to identifying CADD components, working in the Windows environment, creating and saving files, entity geometry, editing features, MLine 'Styles', Layer convention properties, text/font 'Styles', layering creation, dimensioning and dimension 'Styles', Model and Paper Space environments, plotting, and Plot 'Styles'. The subject content will cover the development of architectural floor plans, foundation plans & foundation 'details', electrical plans, subdivision plans and others drawings as they relate to the architectural field of study. Students will learn how to develop professional architectural drawing file documentation through the preparation and plotting (printing) presentation.
ADT 314
Architectural 3D Modeling
3 Units
Prerequisite: ADT 310 with a grade of "C" or better; Under special circumstances, such as prior outside experience, a student may take ADT 314 prior to taking ADT 312 but must obtain the instructor's permission. These courses are sequential prerequisites for this course.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course covers the introduction to 3-dimensional modeling and rendering for building structures and spatial analysis studies, Green Building/LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) material and guidelines application. Course subject areas will include shapes, splines, meshes, light, shadows, models, materials, scene creation, animations, and creating exterior and interior architectural and construction objects with software such as 3ds Max Design.
ADT 317
Building Information Modeling (BIM) III
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ADT 310 and 316; Students' knowledge and/or skills may be evaluated by the instructor on an individual basis, in lieu of the two Advisory Courses listed.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course instructs students in the beginning level of Building Information Modeling as it relates to parametric modeling and Green Building/LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for 'Building Systems' drawing and design using software such as AutoDesk's Revit MEP. The content is a first level introduction course of data-generated Parametric Building Modeling software for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing systems; illustrating how the MEP (Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing) software drawing designs integrate with Revit Architecture and/or Revit Structure.
ADT 319
Building Information Modeling (BIM) IV
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ADT 310 and 316; Students' knowledge and/or skills may be evaluated by the instructor on an individual basis, in lieu of the two Advisory Courses listed.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course instructs students in the beginning level of Building Information Modeling as it relates to parametric modeling and Green Building/LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) guidelines for structural drawing and design using software such as AutoDesk's Revit Structure. The content is a first level introduction course of data-generated Parametric Building Modeling software for Structures; illustrating how the Structure software drawing designs integrate with Revit Architecture and/or Revit MEP.
ADT 320
Building Information Modeling (BIM) I
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ADT 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course instructs students in the beginning level of Building Information Modeling as it relates to parametric building modeling for architectural interiors and building space using software such as AutoDesk's Revit Architecture. The content is a first level introduction course to data-generated Parametric Building Modeling for architectural design and drawing, also known as Building Information Modeling (BIM). Professionals in the design/construction field may have work and/or academic experience to waive any pre-requisites.
ADT 322
Building Information Modeling (BIM) II
3 Units
Prerequisite: ADT 320, or experience in skills equivalent to ADT 320 with proficiency determined by the instructor.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course instructs students to the intermediate level of parametric modeling and management of architectural interiors and exteriors, building space management/design using software such as Autodesk's Revit. The content is a second level course introduction to data-generated parametric building modeling "document drawing", also known as Building Information Management that surpasses pencil and CADD generated architectural drawings.
ADT 495
Independent Studies in Architectural Design Technology
1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 162 hours LAB
An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.
ADT 498
Work Experience in Architecture Design Technology
1-4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Architecture Design Technology.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.
ADT 499
Experimental Offering in Architectural Design Technology
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
AGB 300
Introduction to Agriculture Business
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course provides a survey to the business and economics of the agriculture industry; and, an introduction to the economic aspects of agriculture including the agricultural producer, consumer and food system. The management principles encountered in the day-to-day operation of an agricultural enterprise are stressed as they relate to the decision making process. (C-ID AG - AB 104)
AGB 310
Agriculture Computer Applications
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course introduces computer use in the workplace with emphasis on agribusiness situations. Computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation managers will be covered. Also included will be accessing information through the Internet and World Wide Web, telecommunications, an introduction to web page design and other software appropriate to agribusiness. (C-ID AG - AB 108L)
AGB 320
Agriculture Accounting
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course introduces the principles of agriculture accounting systems and types of records, their use and how to compute and use measures of earnings and cost of production to improve agribusiness efficiency. Also included are farm income tax, Social Security, and employee payroll records. (C-ID AG - AB 128)
AGB 321
Agriculture Economics
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course introduces the analysis of economic principles of resource allocation, production, cost analysis, and market price equilibrium with primary application to the agricultural sector; supply and demand in commodity pricing under perfect and imperfect competition; and agricultural credit, marketing and policy issues. (C-ID AG - AB 124)
AGB 330
Agriculture Sales and Communication
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: COMM 301
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course involves the study of principles and practices of the selling process: selling strategies and approaches, why and how people buy, prospecting, territory management, and customer service. Self-management, communication, and interpersonal skills necessary in developing managerial abilities, leadership qualities, and facilitating teamwork within the agribusiness sector will be explored. Students will gain experience through role-play, formal sales presentations, and job shadowing. The course content is organized to give students an in-depth understanding of the factors and influences that affect the agribusiness industry on a day-to-day basis. Communication, leadership, and management skills are basic tools necessary for future career development within the agribusiness sector, as well as other aspects of life. (C-ID AG - AB 112)
AGB 331
Agriculture Marketing
3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is a survey of marketing aspects of the agriculture industry. Students will acquire an overview of the structure and institutional aspects of the marketing system including global agricultural markets. Student projects will include industry studies of the marketing of selected locally grown commodities.
AGB 495
Independent Studies in Agriculture Business
1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 162 hours LAB
An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.
AGB 498
Work Experience in Agriculture Business
1-4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Agriculture Business.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.
AGB 499
Experimental Offering in Agriculture Business
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
AH 108
Introduction to Allied Health
1 Unit
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
This course provides an introduction to the medical field. Topics include the history of medicine; law and ethics as they pertain to the medical field; confidentiality and reportable incidents; usage of reference materials; and various types of health care delivery systems and allied health careers, including scope of practice. This course is open to all students wishing to explore the health care industry.
AH 110
Medical Language for Health-Care Providers
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is an orientation to medical language: basic structure of medical terms and their components: prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms with emphasis on analyzation, meaning, spelling, and pronunciation. The course builds a medical vocabulary applicable to the specialties of medicine, the systems of the body, names of major diseases, and terms used in physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment.
AH 120
Human Disease
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AH 110 and BIOL 102 (Corequisites may be taken previously. BIOL 100 or 430/431 are also acceptable)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is a study of pathological processes imparting basic knowledge to paramedical personnel. The student will study the basic concepts, terminology, etiology and characteristics of pathological processes. Diseases are classified according to both causative agent and the body system to which they relate.
AH 124
Pharmacology for the Health Care Professional
2 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
This course introduces pharmacology, the knowledge of basic pharmacological terminology and concepts, administration, common generic and trade name medications, with an emphasis on the clinical application of pharmacology of the treatment of disease.
AH 295
Independent Studies in Allied Health
1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 162 hours LAB
An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.
AH 299
Experimental Offering in Allied Health
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
AMT 130
Ford ASSET Advanced Automatic Transmission Diagnosis
1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Hours: 27 hours LEC
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course provides a review of electronically controlled automatic transmissions and transaxles to include electronic control system theory, hydraulic/mechanical system theory, electronic testing procedures, hydraulic testing procedures, mechanical testing procedures, module programming and configuration, and adaptive shift strategies. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 131
Ford ASSET Diesel Engine Performance
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course provides a review of light duty diesel engine performance systems to include diesel engine theory, air induction systems, fuel systems, starting aid systems, emission controls, and exhaust after-treatment systems. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 140
Automotive Service
1 Unit
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 15 hours LEC; 9 hours LAB
This is a short-term course designed to enable students to gain skills in a specialized automotive area and to assist the student in preparation for state licensure requirements when applicable. Some of the service system topics that may be scheduled include: brakes, charging, alignment, brakes, automatic transmission, air conditioning and service management. Consult class schedule for specific topics being offered.
AMT 294
Topics in Automotive Mechanics Technology
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
This course covers special topics not included in current automotive offerings in a timely manner. Topics may be offered in workshops or seminar presentations on timely subjects or targeted for specific audiences.
AMT 295
Independent Studies in Automotive Mechanics Technology
1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 162 hours LAB
An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.
AMT 299
Experimental Offering in Automotive Mechanics Technology
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
AMT 300
Automotive Fundamentals and Shop Procedures
4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
A basic study of the mechanical operations of the automobile directed toward the principles and operation of the automotive engine, engine support systems, the drive train, steering, suspension and brakes. Hand tools, shop equipment and shop procedures will be demonstrated to familiarize the students with the automotive industry.
AMT 301
Automotive Service Management
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course provides a survey of automotive service operations, management strategies, economic importance, regulatory responsibilities, customer relations, and employment opportunities in the automotive service industry.
AMT 303
Automotive Electrical & Electronic Systems
4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC; 81 hours LAB
This course is a study of the fundamental principles of electricity as used by the auto technician. Construction and function of automotive electrical/ electronic components and systems will be discussed, including storage batteries, charging and starting systems, lighting, and accessory systems.
AMT 304
Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course covers the principles of operations of automotive power trains, including diagnosis and overhaul techniques of clutches, manual transmission/transaxles, transfer cases, drive lines and differentials.
AMT 305
Survey of Alternative Fueled & Hybrid Vehicles
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course will provide the students with resources and relevant information about the technologies of alternative fueled, electric and hybrid vehicle powertrains, as well as the impacts of their wider application in society. While the course will have a technical component, the larger focus of the course is targeted at both the automotive and non-automotive student. Access to a computer with Internet capabilities will be necessary for this course.
AMT 306
Small Engine Repair
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course focuses on operation and repair of small four-cycle engines. There is special emphasis placed on design and operation principles of internal combustion engines that support the student's understanding of automotive engines.
AMT 308
Late Model Car Care and Maintenance
3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is designed for the service technician and late model car owner wishing to perform or schedule car maintenance. This course will provide both men and women with basic automotive repair procedures and a fundamental understanding of how various automotive components and systems work. Use of the owner's manual, repair orders and other resources will be emphasized along with the development of a preventative maintenance schedule.
AMT 310
Engine Performance
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 300, 306, or 322 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AMT 302 or 303
Advisory: AMT 303
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course covers basic principles of the internal combustion engine and its related components, with an emphasis on complete electrical and fuel systems. The course will include the use of advanced types of testing equipment.
AMT 314
Wheel Alignment
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
An in-depth examination of alignment equipment and different auto manufacturer's alignment systems. Will cover wheel balancing and front end steering and wheel alignment, diagnosis and repair.
AMT 316
Automotive Brakes
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course covers the principles of operation of automotive brakes and anti-lock brake systems, including diagnosis and overhaul techniques of power brake system components.
AMT 321
Advanced Automotive Electrical & Hybrid Vehicle Systems
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is a study of the principles of electronic systems serviced by the automotive technician. Construction and function of automotive electronic components and systems will be discussed, including general system diagnosis, driver information systems, vehicle communication networks, hybrid vehicle propulsion technology and controls, and electronic accessory systems.
AMT 322
Engine Repair
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300 and 306
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course focuses on the theory of operation and repair of the automotive internal combustion engine. Major emphasis will be on diagnosis, measurement, repair and assembly of the automotive engine.
AMT 324
Electronic Fuel Injection
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AMT 310
Advisory: AMT 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course focuses on the theory and operation, service, diagnostic procedures, and repair of electronic fuel injection systems. This course includes the various types of electronic fuel injection systems and the diagnostic equipment currently used in the automotive industry. In addition, also covered in this course are the theory and operation, and service of intake and exhaust systems, and forced induction systems such as superchargers and turbochargers.
AMT 326
Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AMT 302 or 303
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is a study of installation, operation and repair of automotive air conditioning systems, cooling systems, and heating systems. The course will include a study of the systems for proper functioning including heat transfer and air flow.
AMT 328
Light Duty Diesel Engine Performance
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: AMT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course introduces the student to light duty diesel engine performance systems to include diesel engine theory, air induction systems, fuel systems, starting aid systems, emission controls, and exhaust after-treatment systems.
AMT 330
Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300 and 304
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is a study of the fundamentals and theory of automatic transmissions/transaxles. The laboratory experience will include inspection, diagnosis and adjustments.
AMT 332
Automotive Computerized Controls
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AMT 310
Advisory: AMT 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course focuses on the study of automotive computerized controls and their application to the engine, chassis and braking systems. Students will learn how on board computers interact with modern vehicle systems.
AMT 336
Advanced Service Management
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 301
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is a thorough examination of automotive service management. The course includes strategic planning, financial analysis, personnel management, and automotive service legal responsibilities.
AMT 340
Emission Control Inspection and Repair
5 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 303 and 310 with grades of "C" or better; AMT 371 and AMT 381 are included in the Ford ASSET Program and can be utilized to meet requisite requirements in lieu of the standard requisites. Current ASE certification in A-6 and A-8 meet equivalency for enrollment in AMT 340 per State of California, Bureau of Automotive Repair Statute.
Corequisite: (AMT 324 and AMT 332) or (AMT 382 and AMT 383). As corequisites these courses may be taken prior to this course or during the same semester. AMT 382 and AMT 383 are included in the Ford ASSET Program and can be utilized to meet requisite requirements in lieu of the standard requisites. Current ASE certification in A-6 and A-8 meet equivalency for enrollment in AMT 340 per State of California, Bureau of Automotive Repair Statute.
Advisory: AMT 324 and 332
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course includes inspection, testing, diagnosis, and service of automotive emission control systems. The course is required for all students who plan to become licensed as a SMOG Check Inspector. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to take the State of California SMOG Check Inspector licensing exam and may be eligible to take the State of California SMOG Check Repair Technician licensing exam.
AMT 370
Ford ASSET Automotive Fundamentals and Dealership Practices
4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. Some training materials utilized in this course require access to restricted Ford Motor Company websites obtained via enrollment in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program and establishment of a Ford/Lincoln dealership sponsorship.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course provides an introduction into the theory and operation of major automotive systems including: gasoline engines, electrical systems, transmissions and drivetrains, steering, suspension, and brakes. Common automotive hand tools, power tools, and equipment will also be introduced and demonstrated to familiarize students with a typical automotive shop. Typical new-car dealership hierarchy and structure along with standard practices will be investigated. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 371
Ford ASSET Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course is a study of the fundamental principles of electricity and electronic systems as used by the automotive technician. Construction and function of automotive electrical and electronic components will be discussed, including batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, and power accessories. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 372
Ford ASSET Automotive Brake Systems
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. Some training materials utilized in this course require access to restricted Ford Motor Company websites obtained via enrollment in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program and establishment of a Ford/Lincoln dealership sponsorship.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers the theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive brake systems, including anti-lock braking systems (ABS). Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 374
Ford ASSET Automotive Suspension and Steering
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive steering and suspension systems. Wheels, tires, and related systems will also be discussed, including power steering systems and electronically controlled steering and suspension systems. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 375
Ford ASSET Automotive Wheel Alignment
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AMT 374
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers various automotive wheel alignment equipment and procedures. Wheel alignment diagnosis and repair will be performed as well as maintenance and repair of related systems. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 376
Ford ASSET Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers the theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems, including air management sub-systems and an overview of engine cooling systems. Proper handling of common automotive refrigerants in accordance with EPA regulations will also be covered. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 378
Ford ASSET Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers the theory, diagnosis, and repair of automatic transmissions and transaxles. Proper maintenance and service will also be covered. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 379
Ford ASSET Automotive Engine Repair
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers the theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive engines. Proper maintenance and service will also be covered. Complete engine overhaul procedures will be examined, but the primary focus will be on typical engine repairs. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 381
Ford ASSET Electronic Engine Control
4 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 63 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course is a study of Ford Electronic Engine Control systems, their components, and their relationship to other vehicle systems. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 382
Ford ASSET Gasoline Engine Performance
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course offers a thorough examination of basic gasoline engine performance systems to include ignition systems, fuel systems, and emission controls. System maintenance, diagnosis, and repair will also be covered, including the use of specialized test equipment. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 383
Ford ASSET Advanced Gasoline Engine Performance
3 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course offers an advanced analysis of gasoline engine performance systems to include ignition systems, fuel systems, and emission controls. New technologies and advances in these systems will be highlighted. This course places emphasis on advanced diagnostic techniques, use of specialized test equipment, and diagnostic strategies to be utilized when standard manufacturer's procedures are unable to properly diagnose or repair the vehicle. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 385
Ford ASSET Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles
1.5 Units
Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB
This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers the theory, diagnosis, and repair of clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, transfer cases, drive lines, and differentials. Proper maintenance and service will also be covered. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.
AMT 495
Independent Studies in Automotive Mechanics Technology
1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 162 hours LAB
An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.
AMT 498
Work Experience in Automotive Mechanics Technology
1-4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Automotive Mechanics Technology.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.
AMT 499
Experimental Offering in Automotive Mechanics Technology
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
ANSC 300
Introduction to Animal Science
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course provides a survey of the livestock industry, including the supply of animal products and their uses. A special emphasis is placed on the origin, characteristics, adaptation and contributions of farm animals to the agriculture industry. Students analyze the economic trends and career opportunities in animal agriculture. (C-ID AG - AS 104)
ANSC 301
Introduction to Equine Science
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
A survey of the equine industry including equine evolution, selection, nutrition and feeding, breeding, facilities, handling and health management. Emphasis on sound management practices. This course may include field trips and the instructor may or may not provide transportation.
ANSC 302
Equine Reproduction
2 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 32 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
This course combines the study of basic genetic principles with the study of the anatomical and physiological aspects of reproduction as they relate to equine reproduction, emphasizing genetic principles and reproductive aspects. Artificial insemination, embryo manipulation, and current innovations in productive biotechnology will also be examined. This course may include field trips and off-site laboratories and the instructor may or may not provide transportation.
ANSC 303
Equine Business Management
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Fundamentals of equine business operations, including taxes, liability, insurance, software, and facility design. The class will emphasize the skills necessary to manage a ranch, barn, stable, boarding, breeding, or training facility. This course may include field trips and the instructor may or may not provide transportation.
ANSC 304
Livestock Feeding and Nutrition
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
The fundamentals of digestion and absorption in both ruminants and non-ruminants are discussed. The nutritive value of feeds as they relate to the formulation of livestock rations will be emphasized including by-product feeding. Includes proper selection, evaluation, and utilization of feeds. This course may include field trips and off-site laboratories and the instructor may or may not provide transportation. (C-ID AG - AS 132L)