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The Allied Health Sciences provide students with foundational knowledge necessary for health careers and for transfer programs to four-year colleges and universities. Students take courses that are taught with contextualized instruction to bring students in step with healthcare occupational practices, while providing hands-on instruction. Students also have the benefit of an Allied Health learning community to support their academic success.

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Careers in Allied Health professions are among the fastest growing in Northern California. A degree in Allied Health prepares students for further education and for careers in a broad array of health careers.

Skyline College offers an Associate of Science Degree in Allied Health that is specifically geared towards students who wish to continue their education at a four-year institution and ultimately find a career in the health field. Skyline College also offers certificates and degrees in related areas of Allied Health such as surgical technology, anesthesia technology, central services technology, respiratory care, and emergency medical care.

Careers in Allied Health professions are among the fastest growing in Northern California. A degree in Allied Health prepares students for further education and for careers in a broad array of health careers. Salary ranges for these careers vary greatly depending on education level and most mid to advanced level careers require a four-year degree, and in many cases a graduate degree. The Skyline College program is an excellent resource to get you on the path to a higher degree.

Skyline College also offers certificates and degrees in the following Allied Health areas of study:

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ANST 400 Professional Aspects of Anesthesia Technology (2 units)

Introduction to Anesthesiology's contribution to quality patient care and the relationship of the Anesthesia Technologist to other health care professionals. Focus is on patient safety, universal precautions, and student safety in the health care environment.

ANST 405 Basic Principles of Anesthesia Technology (3 units)

Introduction to the theory and concepts of functioning in a surgical environment including a fundamental understanding of a variety of anesthesia equipment and basic case set-up utilizing anesthesia supplies and equipment.

ANST 410 Basic Anesthesia Equipment (3 units)

Introduction to the theories and concepts in the proper function of anesthesia equipment to include: maintaining equipment, repairing defects and trouble-shooting complications.

ANST 415 Anesthesia Pharmacology (3 units)

Introduction to the theory and concepts in the proper use and safe practice of delivery and storage of anesthesia medications which includes: stocking of the drug cart and assisting the anesthesia care provider in the preparation of the medications.

ANST 420 Application of Principles in Anesthesia Technology (3 units)

Introduction to the theory and concepts of the use and function of anesthesia supplies and equipment used for various surgical procedures to include cases in: general, regional, and conscious sedation.

ANST 425 Anesthesia Technology Clinical Experience I (6 units)

Introduction to the theory and clinical practice of anesthesia to include: general, regional and conscious sedation techniques. Students will become familiarized with the surgical environment and practice skills and abilities in all basic areas related to role of the Anesthesia Technologist.

ANST 430 Advanced Anesthesia Equipment (3 units)

Introduction to the theory and concepts of advanced anesthesia equipment used in surgical procedures.

ANST 435 Anesthesia Technology Clinical Experience II (6 units)

Continued application of advanced theory and concepts of clinical practice skills to mastery. Students operate independently as an Anesthesia Technologist in all aspects of patient care including: preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative surgical phases.

ANST 440 Anesthesia Technology Examination and Review (3 units)

Preparation and review for the Certified Anesthesia Technologist examination required by the American Society for Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians.

RPTH 400 Patient & Health Care Concerns (1.5 units)

Introduction to the field of Respiratory Care; job responsibility and role within the health care team. Discussion of ethical and legal issues that involve Respiratory Care Practitioners. Discussion of aging, death and dying, and information technologies.

RPTH 410 Introduction to Patient Care & Respiratory Assessment Techniques (3 units)

The study and practice of basic patient care. Also included will be a review of basic science relevant to respiratory therapy and its application to respiratory system assessment. The class will include some hospital practice.

RPTH 415 Respiratory Pharmacology (1.5 units)

Study of general pharmacology principles, basic terminology, drug action, dosage, adverse reactions, and drug toxicity. Emphasis will include physiologic actions/interactions and cardio-respiratory medication categorization.

RPTH 420 Application of Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology (3 units)

Study of the healthy cardiopulmonary system with application to the types of alterations that occur with disease.

RPTH 430 Introduction to Respiratory Therapeutics (6 units)

Study and laboratory practice of basic respiratory care procedures. Oxygen and aerosol therapy, alveolar recruitment therapy, airway clearance procedures, advanced airway management, cleaning and care of respiratory therapy equipment, and introduction to ventilation concepts are included.

RPTH 438 Clinical Clerkship I (1 units)

Orientation and supervised experience in the medical/surgical areas of a local hospital, observing and performing respiratory care procedures to non-critical care patients.

RPTH 445 Respiratory Diseases I (2 units)

Using chronic pulmonary disease as models, the student will learn disease terminology, disease classification, history taking and physical examination. Also included will be basic radiologic, clinical and pulmonary diagnostics.

RPTH 448 Clinical Clerkship II (2.5 units)

Continued supervised experience in the medical/surgical patient care areas of a local hospital. Emphasis is on attaining further practice towards mastery of technical skills performed by a Respiratory Care Practitioner in basic therapeutics.

RPTH 450 Respiratory Diseases II (3 units)

Continuation of the study of cardiopulmonary diseases utilizing the model developed in RPTH 445 to include the treatment and pharmacotherapy of selected disorders.

RPTH 458 Clinical Clerkship III (6.5 units)

Orientation and supervised experience in various adult intensive care units of local hospitals. Emphasis is on orienting, observing, practicing and obtaining basic proficiency in skills performed by a respiratory care practitioner in these areas.

RPTH 460 Respiratory Critical Care (3 units)

Study and practice of techniques necessary to provide respiratory care to patients in adult critical care areas. Emphasis includes advanced airway management, ventilator care, respiratory assessment, monitoring and management, and effective communication.

RPTH 475 Hemodynamic Monitoring and Selected Topics in Respiratory Care (2 units)

The application of advanced principles of cardiopulmonary diagnostics and physiology to the care of critically ill patients. The application of above principles to other body systems.

RPTH 480 Diagnostic Testing and Outpatient Respiratory Care (2 units)

Fundamental aspects of pulmonary function testing, exercise testing, and metabolic studies, as well as opportunities for Respiratory Therapists in various outpatient settings will be explored. Through various diagnostic testing studies, the student will be able to identify changes in the patient’s pulmonary status and assist the healthcare team in the outpatient setting to improve patient’s quality of life.

RPTH 485 Clinical Medicine Seminar (2 units)

Integration of pathology, pathophysiology, diagnostics techniques and therapeutic modalities through the utilization of patient case studies. Preparation for job placement.

RPTH 488 Clinical Clerkship IV (7.5 units)

Continued supervised experience in the Adult Intensive Care Units. Orientation and supervised experience in Neonatal/Pediatric Care Units of a local hospital and other specialty areas. Emphasis is on attaining proficiency in skills performed by a Respiratory Care Practitioner in these areas.

RPTH 490 Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care (2.5 units)

Student will master the basic foundation and competent delivery of respiratory care with this age specific population by applying the normal and abnormal cardiorespiratory anatomy and physiology of the newborn and pediatric patient. Provides student the necessary background to pursue further studies in this specialized area.

RPTH 495 Respiratory Care Board Examination Preparation and Review (2 units)

Preparation and review for the Certified Respiratory Therapist and Registered Respiratory Therapist examinations offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care, and licensure procedures through the Respiratory Care Board of California.

RPTH 665 Selected Topics in Respiratory Care (0.5- 2 units)

This course is designed to develop specific skills that are utilized in the practice of respiratory care. The course may focus on new areas of practice or specialized skills.

RPTH 695 Independent Study in Respiratory Care (1 units)

Students will reinforce their current knowledge of respiratory care practices in selected areas of basic therapeutics, diagnostic procedures and critical care. Varying modes of instruction will be used – laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may only take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline.

RPTH B10 Advanced Cardiopulmonary Respiratory Care (3 units)

Provides an analytical framework through which students will expand their knowledge of respiratory diseases, diagnostic procedures, and symptom management. Includes detailed assessment of cardiopulmonary and neurorespiratory diseases, performance of diagnostic testing, medical interventions, and analysis of treatment benefits.

RPTH B15 Sleep Medicine and Respiratory Care (3 units)

Prepares students to apply polysomnography to diagnose sleep disorders. Students will gain knowledge and skills related to the normal development of sleep pattern and demonstrate the ability to identify specific sleep disorders as well as score sleep stages and respiratory patterns. Emphasis is placed on pediatric and adult assessment, monitoring, and sleep disorders.

RPTH B20 Advanced Respiratory Case Management (3 units)

Applied case management in Respiratory Care highlighting facilitation, integration, coordination and transition of patients through the continuum of care. Students effectively apply strategies for collaboration between the case manager, the client, the payer and appropriate service personnel, in order to optimize the outcome while maintaining client privacy and confidentiality, health, and safety through advocacy and adherence to ethical, legal, accreditation, certification and regulator standards or guidelines.

RPTH B30 Principles of Health Education (3 units)

Provides an analytical framework to teach adult learning theory and prepare the student to teach effectively in healthcare and classroom settings. Topics include learning styles, curriculum development, effective teaching techniques, and assessment of learning.

RPTH B40 Health Care Research Design and Methodology (3 units)

Analysis of research design and methodology in health care and health sciences. Emphasis will include research evaluation and interpretation of results, design methodology, the planning and approval process, data collection and analysis, and communication and presentation of the results.

RPTH B50 Respiratory Care Leadership and Management I (3 units)

Leadership and management theories in effective practices in the healthcare setting. Organizational structure of current healthcare models are discussed. Emphasis is placed on development of skills in leadership, communication, time management, problem solving, motivation and other critical competencies. Specific attention is focused on the role of leadership, along with specific functions and operations, in a Respiratory Care Department.

RPTH B52 Respiratory Care Leadership and Management II (3 units)

Application of advanced level of skills learned in Respiratory Care Leadership and Management I through case based model approach in various aspects of providing respiratory health care management. Students will identify and apply strategic models to analyze problems, formulate solutions, and make sound decisions.

RPTH B60 Advanced Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care (3 units)

Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

RPTH B90 Respiratory Care Capstone Project (4 units)

Capstone course in Respiratory Care focused in areas of advanced cardiopulmonary respiratory care, leadership and management, case management, research, education, or other special area of interest. Student will identify and complete a project applying knowledge and skills learned in the program. Projects will be developed in collaboration with faculty and community members and are aligned with student area of interest.

SURG 440 Basic Sciences for Surgical Technology (6.5 units)

Reviews human anatomy and physiology for surgical procedures and common disease states requiring surgical intervention. Also covers medications used during surgery. Concepts of microbiology and basic physics are discussed as they are applied to operating room procedures and practices.

SURG 441 Surgical Patient Care Concepts (5.5 units)

Provides the student with a theoretical and practical understanding of the technology and practices used in caring for a patient undergoing a surgical procedure. Additional material covers the structure and function of a healthcare facility and specifically the Operating Room.

SURG 442 Surgical Specialties (6 units)

Covers the most common procedures and equipment utilized by the surgical technologist during specialty surgery. These specialties include neurosurgery, vascular surgery, orthopedic surgery and others. Prepares the student for the national certification exam.

SURG 443 Clinical Practice for Surgical Technology (10 units)

Provides the student with hands-on experience in the surgical suite caring for patients under the supervision of a surgical technologist or a registered nurse. They will also gain experience in patient and staff interaction and communication. It prepares the student for the national certification examination.

SURG 445 Introduction to Central Service Technology (6.5 units)

The first of three courses providing an introduction to concepts and practical applications of central service processing, distribution and instrumentation. This includes basics of human anatomy, infection control, aseptic technique, sterile processing, decontamination and disinfection.

SURG 446 Clinical Practice for CST (4 units)

The third of three courses in Central Service Technology. Provides the student with supervised experience in sterile processing, supply distribution and inventory control.

SURG 448 Clinical Lab Practicum for Central Service Technology (2 units)

The second of three courses providing the student with hands-on experience in the processing of surgical instruments and medical supplies for disinfection and/or sterilization in a simulated lab and prepares them for the program's clinical phase. The student will practice decontamination, disinfection, inspection, packaging, and sterilization of selected items.

SURG 451 Surgical Skills Lab (5.5 units)

Student practices the clinical skills required to demonstrate competency in the operating room. Skills include, but are not limited to aseptic practices such as scrubbing, gowning and gloving, setting up the instrument table, positioning the patient, and passing instruments supplies and medications to the surgeon. Prepares the student for clinical internship.

SURG 455 Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Exam Preparation (0.5 units)

Preparation and review for the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination offered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.

SURG 665 Selected Topics in Surgical Technology and Central Service/Sterile Processing (0.5- 2 units)

Designed to develop specific skills that are utilized in the practice of surgical and central service technology. Topics will rotate and will focus on new areas of practice or specialized skills.

Program Type Total Units
Respiratory Care BS 60 Units
Respiratory Care AS 60 Units
Program Type Total Units
Anesthesia Technology AS 60 Units
Surgical Technology AS 60 Units
Anesthesia Technology CA 32 Units
Central Service Technology With Clinical Practice CC 12.5 Units

The Skyline College STEM Center brings together academic and student support services for students taking science, technology, engineering and math courses.

The center supports student success by ensuring students have access to resources such as academic tutoring, counseling services, a resource depository for STEM pathways and transfer, a hub for internships and work based learning opportunities, as well as a place where students and staff can collaborate and build a community and supportive connection.

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Skyline College Allied Health Sciences has a new Simulation Laboratory located in Building 7, Room 7-211. The lab features state-of-the-art Gaumard adult, infant and premie tetherless simulators. The lab also includes full patient monitors, beds, standard clinical supplies and a video recording system.

Patient simulators can provide all vital signs, including heart & respiratory rates, pulses, lung sounds, pupil response and oxygen saturation. The manikins are able to realistically simulate virtually any medical problem or condition, including cardiac, respiratory, neurological, musculoskeletal and metabolic issues.

The patient simulators provide a total hands-on experience in which students are able to see the results of their actions in real time. Currently, the Simulation Lab is used for training students in the Surgical Technology, Respiratory Care, Anesthesia Technology, and Central Services Technology programs.

If faculty at Skyline have any questions or would like to schedule some time in the lab, please contact Barbara Tovar, Lab Coordinator & Technologist at (650) 738-7928.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Use aseptic technique in clinical and laboratory environments.
  • Discuss and understand the role of microorganisms in healthy individuals and in infectious diseases.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the structure of the human body.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the functions of the organ systems of the human body.
  • Apply the concept of homeostasis to basic principles in medicine.
  • Discuss and understand the principles of cellular metabolism, molecular genetics, and immunology.
  • Demonstrate the ability to report scientific information appropriately and effectively.
  • Utilize the scientific method to analyze and interpret data.
  • Use the periodic table and other reference sources to gather information needed to solve chemical problems.
  • Identify functional groups or reaction types and understand the role of biologically important molecules (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids) in the body.
Office Information
Location: Building 7
Email: tariqn@smccd.edu
Summer 2023 Courses  |  Fall 2023 Courses

Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 110 - 56112 - Principles Of Biology
BIOL 110 Principles of Biology

Using natural selection and physiological survival as a unifying theme, this course deals with the basic problems common to all living systems, and compares the functional solution that various organisms have evolved, illuminating the unity in diversity that characterizes life on earth. Recommended for non-science majors to fulfill laboratory science transfer requirement.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
M W 9:00am-12:30pm Touneh, K
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 110 - 56112 - Principles Of Biology
BIOL 110 Principles of Biology

Using natural selection and physiological survival as a unifying theme, this course deals with the basic problems common to all living systems, and compares the functional solution that various organisms have evolved, illuminating the unity in diversity that characterizes life on earth. Recommended for non-science majors to fulfill laboratory science transfer requirement.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
TBA Anttila, C
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 110 - 56113 - Principles Of Biology
BIOL 110 Principles of Biology

Using natural selection and physiological survival as a unifying theme, this course deals with the basic problems common to all living systems, and compares the functional solution that various organisms have evolved, illuminating the unity in diversity that characterizes life on earth. Recommended for non-science majors to fulfill laboratory science transfer requirement.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
T Th 9:00am-12:30pm Touneh, K
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 110 - 56113 - Principles Of Biology
BIOL 110 Principles of Biology

Using natural selection and physiological survival as a unifying theme, this course deals with the basic problems common to all living systems, and compares the functional solution that various organisms have evolved, illuminating the unity in diversity that characterizes life on earth. Recommended for non-science majors to fulfill laboratory science transfer requirement.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
TBA Anttila, C
Online Class OPEN BIOL 130 - 56115 - Human Biology
BIOL 130 Human Biology

Designed to provide students with an appreciation of the structure, function, and development of their own bodies. Topics include an introduction to science and scientific methods of investigation and some elementary chemistry (no previous background necessary) as a basis for understanding human functions such as digestion, circulation, reproduction, heredity, evolution, human ecological roles and other systems. Some diseases and other causes of body malfunction are discussed.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2), UC (IGETC Area 5B)
TBA Davis, K
Online Class OPEN BIOL 140 - 54397 - Animals, People & Environment
BIOL 140 Animals, People, and Environment

This course will familiarize the student with the methods and importance of behavioral investigation in animals. Emphasis on past and current human-animal relationships, the impact on animal populations and increasing need for wildlife protection.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2), UC (IGETC Area 5B)
TBA Bookstaff, S
Day Class   OPEN BIOL 240 - 50042 - General Microbiology
BIOL 240 General Microbiology

Morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and physiology of microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria. Laboratory techniques on culture and identification of bacteria. Recommended for agriculture, biochemistry, nursing, pre-medical and pre-dental, biotechnology engineering, and other life science majors.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: Successful completion of a college-level laboratory science course.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
M T W Th 12:10pm-1:45pm Yuan, O
Day Class   OPEN BIOL 240 - 50042 - General Microbiology
BIOL 240 General Microbiology

Morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and physiology of microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria. Laboratory techniques on culture and identification of bacteria. Recommended for agriculture, biochemistry, nursing, pre-medical and pre-dental, biotechnology engineering, and other life science majors.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: Successful completion of a college-level laboratory science course.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
M T W Th 10:10am-11:45am Yuan, O
Day Class   OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 240 - 56116 - General Microbiology
BIOL 240 General Microbiology

Morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and physiology of microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria. Laboratory techniques on culture and identification of bacteria. Recommended for agriculture, biochemistry, nursing, pre-medical and pre-dental, biotechnology engineering, and other life science majors.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: Successful completion of a college-level laboratory science course.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
M T W Th 12:10pm-1:45pm Yuan, O
Day Class   OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 240 - 56116 - General Microbiology
BIOL 240 General Microbiology

Morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and physiology of microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria. Laboratory techniques on culture and identification of bacteria. Recommended for agriculture, biochemistry, nursing, pre-medical and pre-dental, biotechnology engineering, and other life science majors.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: Successful completion of a college-level laboratory science course.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
M T W Th 2:00pm-3:40pm Yuan, O
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 250 - 53213 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
TBA McDaniel, J
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 250 - 53213 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
TBA McDaniel, J
Online Class OPEN BIOL 250 - 53453 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
TBA McDaniel, J
Online Class OPEN BIOL 250 - 53453 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
TBA McDaniel, J
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 250 - 53958 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
TBA McDaniel, J
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 250 - 53958 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
TBA McDaniel, J
Evening Class   OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 250 - 56119 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
M W 6:10pm-9:40pm Smiley, J
Evening Class   OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 250 - 56119 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
M W 2:15pm-5:45pm Smiley, J
Evening Class   OPEN BIOL 250 - 56120 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
M W 6:10pm-9:40pm Smiley, J
Evening Class   OPEN BIOL 250 - 56120 - Human Anatomy
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy

Gross and microscopic structure of the human body through lecture and laboratory study of dissections, histology slides, anatomy models, and prosected human cadavers. Primarily intended for Nursing, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, Surgical Technology, Kinesiology, and other health-related fields. Elective for pre-dental, premedical, and pre-veterinary students.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: BIOL 100 (taken at Ca?ada or CSM), or, BIOL 101 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 110B
T Th 6:30pm-10:00pm Smiley, J
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 260 - 53211 - Human Physiology
BIOL 260 Human Physiology

Study of how the organ systems function in maintaining homeostasis - regulating change and growth processes in humans. Recommended for students in allied health areas such as nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology, and related fields.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BIOL 250 or equivalent; and CHEM 192 or CHEM 210 or CHEM 410 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 120B
TBA Aquino, Y
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 260 - 53211 - Human Physiology
BIOL 260 Human Physiology

Study of how the organ systems function in maintaining homeostasis - regulating change and growth processes in humans. Recommended for students in allied health areas such as nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology, and related fields.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BIOL 250 or equivalent; and CHEM 192 or CHEM 210 or CHEM 410 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 120B
TBA Aquino, Y
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 260 - 53212 - Human Physiology
BIOL 260 Human Physiology

Study of how the organ systems function in maintaining homeostasis - regulating change and growth processes in humans. Recommended for students in allied health areas such as nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology, and related fields.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BIOL 250 or equivalent; and CHEM 192 or CHEM 210 or CHEM 410 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 120B
TBA Aquino, Y
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 260 - 53212 - Human Physiology
BIOL 260 Human Physiology

Study of how the organ systems function in maintaining homeostasis - regulating change and growth processes in humans. Recommended for students in allied health areas such as nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology, and related fields.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BIOL 250 or equivalent; and CHEM 192 or CHEM 210 or CHEM 410 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 120B
TBA Karve, S
Online Class OPEN BIOL 260 - 56171 - Human Physiology
BIOL 260 Human Physiology

Study of how the organ systems function in maintaining homeostasis - regulating change and growth processes in humans. Recommended for students in allied health areas such as nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology, and related fields.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BIOL 250 or equivalent; and CHEM 192 or CHEM 210 or CHEM 410 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 120B
TBA Aquino, Y
Online Class OPEN BIOL 260 - 56171 - Human Physiology
BIOL 260 Human Physiology

Study of how the organ systems function in maintaining homeostasis - regulating change and growth processes in humans. Recommended for students in allied health areas such as nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology, and related fields.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BIOL 250 or equivalent; and CHEM 192 or CHEM 210 or CHEM 410 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 120B
TBA Singh, D
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN BIOL 260 - 56121 - Human Physiology
BIOL 260 Human Physiology

Study of how the organ systems function in maintaining homeostasis - regulating change and growth processes in humans. Recommended for students in allied health areas such as nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology, and related fields.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BIOL 250 or equivalent; and CHEM 192 or CHEM 210 or CHEM 410 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 120B
M T W Th 10:35am-2:00pm Karve, S
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN BIOL 260 - 56121 - Human Physiology
BIOL 260 Human Physiology

Study of how the organ systems function in maintaining homeostasis - regulating change and growth processes in humans. Recommended for students in allied health areas such as nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology, and related fields.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BIOL 250 or equivalent; and CHEM 192 or CHEM 210 or CHEM 410 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)
C-ID: BIOL 120B
TBA Karve, S
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist BIOL 310 - 55857 - Nutrition
TBA Gerrish, H
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist CHEM 192 - 51310 - Elementary Chemistry
CHEM 192 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY (4)
CHEM 192 Elementary Chemistry

An introductory course in Chemistry designed to prepare students for General Chemistry 1 (CHEM 210). Provides an introduction to fundamental concepts in chemistry with an emphasis on the application of mathematical problem-solving methods to chemistry. Lecture topics will include the basic structure of atoms, the combination of elements in chemical compounds, the metric system and measurement, significant figures, using dimensional analysis and algebra to solve chemical problems, describing chemical reactions using balanced equations, and stoichiometry. In the laboratory, the student will be introduced to the use of common laboratory equipment and techniques.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or equivalent; or appropriate placement test scores and other measures as appropriate or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A, 5C)
C-ID: CHEM 101
M W 9:10am-12:35pm Tou, K
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist CHEM 192 - 51310 - Elementary Chemistry
CHEM 192 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY (4)
CHEM 192 Elementary Chemistry

An introductory course in Chemistry designed to prepare students for General Chemistry 1 (CHEM 210). Provides an introduction to fundamental concepts in chemistry with an emphasis on the application of mathematical problem-solving methods to chemistry. Lecture topics will include the basic structure of atoms, the combination of elements in chemical compounds, the metric system and measurement, significant figures, using dimensional analysis and algebra to solve chemical problems, describing chemical reactions using balanced equations, and stoichiometry. In the laboratory, the student will be introduced to the use of common laboratory equipment and techniques.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or equivalent; or appropriate placement test scores and other measures as appropriate or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A, 5C)
C-ID: CHEM 101
TBA Tou, K
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist CHEM 410 - 53107 - Chem For Health Sciences
CHEM 410 Chemistry for Health Sciences

Survey of the principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. The physical and chemical properties of inorganic, organic, and biomolecules. Includes a study of equilibrium in chemical systems with special emphasis on chemical processes in the body. The laboratory component introduces qualitative and quantitative techniques of chemical study and manipulations with inorganic, organic, and biochemical reactions. Designed for Health Science majors (e.g. respiratory therapy, nursing). Not intended for students majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, or pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test scores and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3)
T Th 2:00pm-5:25pm Coleman, N
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist CHEM 410 - 53107 - Chem For Health Sciences
CHEM 410 Chemistry for Health Sciences

Survey of the principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. The physical and chemical properties of inorganic, organic, and biomolecules. Includes a study of equilibrium in chemical systems with special emphasis on chemical processes in the body. The laboratory component introduces qualitative and quantitative techniques of chemical study and manipulations with inorganic, organic, and biochemical reactions. Designed for Health Science majors (e.g. respiratory therapy, nursing). Not intended for students majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, or pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test scores and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3)
TBA Liu, K
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist CHEM 410 - 56219 - Chem For Health Sciences
CHEM 410 Chemistry for Health Sciences

Survey of the principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. The physical and chemical properties of inorganic, organic, and biomolecules. Includes a study of equilibrium in chemical systems with special emphasis on chemical processes in the body. The laboratory component introduces qualitative and quantitative techniques of chemical study and manipulations with inorganic, organic, and biochemical reactions. Designed for Health Science majors (e.g. respiratory therapy, nursing). Not intended for students majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, or pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test scores and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3)
M W 2:00pm-5:25pm Coleman, N
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist CHEM 410 - 56219 - Chem For Health Sciences
CHEM 410 Chemistry for Health Sciences

Survey of the principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. The physical and chemical properties of inorganic, organic, and biomolecules. Includes a study of equilibrium in chemical systems with special emphasis on chemical processes in the body. The laboratory component introduces qualitative and quantitative techniques of chemical study and manipulations with inorganic, organic, and biochemical reactions. Designed for Health Science majors (e.g. respiratory therapy, nursing). Not intended for students majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, or pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test scores and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3)
TBA Liu, K
Day Class   OPEN for Waitlist EMC. 410 - 54241 - Emergency Medical Tech I
EMC. 410 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (8)
Hours/semester: 96-108 lecture/96-108 lab/16-18 hours by arrangement /semester. Prerequisite: Completion of EMC. 425 or a valid Healthcare Provider CPR card.
This course represents the first phase of training in the Emergency Medical Technician Career Structure. The course covers all techniques of emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Technician, as well as all operational aspects of the job the EMT will be expected to perform. Meets National EMS Education Standards and 2010 AHA guidelines.

M W 10:00am-4:15pm Crawford, J
Day Class   OPEN for Waitlist EMC. 410 - 54241 - Emergency Medical Tech I
EMC. 410 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (8)
Hours/semester: 96-108 lecture/96-108 lab/16-18 hours by arrangement /semester. Prerequisite: Completion of EMC. 425 or a valid Healthcare Provider CPR card.
This course represents the first phase of training in the Emergency Medical Technician Career Structure. The course covers all techniques of emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Technician, as well as all operational aspects of the job the EMT will be expected to perform. Meets National EMS Education Standards and 2010 AHA guidelines.

T Th 10:00am-4:15pm Crawford, J
Evening Class   OPEN for Waitlist EMC. 425 - 54576 - CPR: Health Care Provider
EMC. 425 CPR: HEALTH CARE PROVIDER (.5)
(Pass/No Pass.)
Hours/semester: 8-9 lecture.
This course will qualify students for CPR certification for health care providers. Includes instruction pertinent to adult, child and infant CPR. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T 6:00pm-10:00pm Miller, R
Evening Class   OPEN for Waitlist EMC. 425 - 54577 - CPR: Health Care Provider
EMC. 425 CPR: HEALTH CARE PROVIDER (.5)
(Pass/No Pass.)
Hours/semester: 8-9 lecture.
This course will qualify students for CPR certification for health care providers. Includes instruction pertinent to adult, child and infant CPR. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T 6:00pm-10:00pm Miller, R
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist HSCI 100 - 55228 - General Health Science
HSCI 100 GENERAL HEALTH SCIENCE (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
A broad and comprehensive survey of factors that influence individual and community health. Examines the interaction between personal health choices & behaviors, social determinants of health, and environmental influences in community and personal health. Topics include chronic diseases, health disparities, mental health, drugs and addiction, stress management, sexual health, nutrition, exercise, healthcare systems and services, alternative medicine, grief and loss, and environmental health. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (E1).

TBA Evans, M
Online Class OPEN HSCI 484 - 54317 - Medical Terminology


HSCI 484 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (3)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Designed to give students a basic background in medical terminology as used by medical transcriptionists, court reporters, law related occupations, and allied health occupations. The prefixes, roots, and suffixes of commonly used medical words are presented. Proper names of anatomical structures and their relationship to each other are covered by body system. Also listed as BUS. 485. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Hernandez, C
Online Class OPEN HSCI 484 - 54549 - Medical Terminology


HSCI 484 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (3)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Designed to give students a basic background in medical terminology as used by medical transcriptionists, court reporters, law related occupations, and allied health occupations. The prefixes, roots, and suffixes of commonly used medical words are presented. Proper names of anatomical structures and their relationship to each other are covered by body system. Also listed as BUS. 485. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Holland, C
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist PHYS 100 - 56220 - Conceptual Physics
TBA Hein, E
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist PHYS 210 - 56085 - General Physics I
PHYS 210 GENERAL PHYSICS I (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 130, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
The first semester of a two-semester sequence of algebra/trigonometry-based physics. Designed for students majoring in certain fields of letters and science, and required of those planning to enter medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, agriculture or forestry. Covers mechanics, fluids, waves and thermodynamics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

TBA Pevyhouse, A
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist PHYS 210 - 56085 - General Physics I
PHYS 210 GENERAL PHYSICS I (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 130, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
The first semester of a two-semester sequence of algebra/trigonometry-based physics. Designed for students majoring in certain fields of letters and science, and required of those planning to enter medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, agriculture or forestry. Covers mechanics, fluids, waves and thermodynamics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

TBA Pevyhouse, A
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist PHYS 210 - 56172 - General Physics I
PHYS 210 GENERAL PHYSICS I (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 130, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
The first semester of a two-semester sequence of algebra/trigonometry-based physics. Designed for students majoring in certain fields of letters and science, and required of those planning to enter medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, agriculture or forestry. Covers mechanics, fluids, waves and thermodynamics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

TBA Pevyhouse, A
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist PHYS 210 - 56172 - General Physics I
PHYS 210 GENERAL PHYSICS I (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 130, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
The first semester of a two-semester sequence of algebra/trigonometry-based physics. Designed for students majoring in certain fields of letters and science, and required of those planning to enter medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, agriculture or forestry. Covers mechanics, fluids, waves and thermodynamics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

TBA Pevyhouse, A
Online Class OPEN PHYS 250 - 55115 - Physics with Calculus I
PHYS 250, 260, 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I, II, III (4, 4, 4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: PHYS 250 ?MATH 251 and concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH 252, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent; PHYS 260 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent. PHYS 270 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent.
This three-semester physics sequence is designed to give the student majoring in engineering, physics, or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics.

PHYS 250 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I ? The first semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics. Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers Newtonian mechanics, including gravitation and mechanical oscillations. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 260 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II ? The second semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken as the third semester). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals pf physics. Covers electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic waves. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS III ? The third semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken directly after PHYS 250). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers fluids, thermodynamics, waves and light, and modern physics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

TBA Kaur, G
Online Class OPEN PHYS 250 - 55115 - Physics with Calculus I
PHYS 250, 260, 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I, II, III (4, 4, 4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: PHYS 250 ?MATH 251 and concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH 252, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent; PHYS 260 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent. PHYS 270 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent.
This three-semester physics sequence is designed to give the student majoring in engineering, physics, or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics.

PHYS 250 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I ? The first semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics. Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers Newtonian mechanics, including gravitation and mechanical oscillations. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 260 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II ? The second semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken as the third semester). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals pf physics. Covers electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic waves. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS III ? The third semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken directly after PHYS 250). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers fluids, thermodynamics, waves and light, and modern physics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

TBA Kaur, G
Online Class OPEN PHYS 250 - 55718 - Physics with Calculus I
PHYS 250, 260, 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I, II, III (4, 4, 4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: PHYS 250 ?MATH 251 and concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH 252, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent; PHYS 260 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent. PHYS 270 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent.
This three-semester physics sequence is designed to give the student majoring in engineering, physics, or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics.

PHYS 250 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I ? The first semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics. Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers Newtonian mechanics, including gravitation and mechanical oscillations. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 260 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II ? The second semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken as the third semester). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals pf physics. Covers electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic waves. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS III ? The third semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken directly after PHYS 250). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers fluids, thermodynamics, waves and light, and modern physics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

TBA Kaur, G
Online Class OPEN PHYS 250 - 55718 - Physics with Calculus I
PHYS 250, 260, 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I, II, III (4, 4, 4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: PHYS 250 ?MATH 251 and concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH 252, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent; PHYS 260 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent. PHYS 270 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent.
This three-semester physics sequence is designed to give the student majoring in engineering, physics, or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics.

PHYS 250 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I ? The first semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics. Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers Newtonian mechanics, including gravitation and mechanical oscillations. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 260 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II ? The second semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken as the third semester). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals pf physics. Covers electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic waves. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS III ? The third semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken directly after PHYS 250). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers fluids, thermodynamics, waves and light, and modern physics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

TBA Kaur, G
Online Class OPEN for Waitlist PHYS 250 - 56173 - Physics with Calculus I
PHYS 250, 260, 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I, II, III (4, 4, 4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: PHYS 250 ?MATH 251 and concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH 252, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent; PHYS 260 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent. PHYS 270 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent.
This three-semester physics sequence is designed to give the student majoring in engineering, physics, or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics.

PHYS 250 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I ? The first semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics. Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers Newtonian mechanics, including gravitation and mechanical oscillations. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 260 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II ? The second semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken as the third semester). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals pf physics. Covers electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic waves. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS III ? The third semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken directly after PHYS 250). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers fluids, thermodynamics, waves and light, and modern physics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

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Online Class OPEN for Waitlist PHYS 250 - 56173 - Physics with Calculus I
PHYS 250, 260, 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I, II, III (4, 4, 4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: PHYS 250 ?MATH 251 and concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH 252, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent; PHYS 260 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent. PHYS 270 ? PHYS 250 and MATH 252, or equivalent.
This three-semester physics sequence is designed to give the student majoring in engineering, physics, or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics.

PHYS 250 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I ? The first semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics. Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers Newtonian mechanics, including gravitation and mechanical oscillations. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 260 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II ? The second semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken as the third semester). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals pf physics. Covers electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic waves. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

PHYS 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS III ? The third semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken directly after PHYS 250). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers fluids, thermodynamics, waves and light, and modern physics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

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Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN PHYS 260 - 56093 - Physics with Calculus II
PHYS 260 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: PHYS 250 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 253, or equivalent.
The second semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken as the third semester). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals pf physics. Covers electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic waves. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

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Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN PHYS 260 - 56093 - Physics with Calculus II
PHYS 260 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: PHYS 250 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 253, or equivalent.
The second semester of a three-semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken as the third semester). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals pf physics. Covers electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic waves. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

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Online Class OPEN PHYS 695 - 56058 - Independent Study in Physics
PHYS 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PHYSICS (.5-3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 24-27 lab hours by arrangement for each .5 unit. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer credit: CSU.

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