Spring Reg Info/Dates
Contact: Counseling Office 805- 654-6448
Admissions and Records 805-654-6457
Alisa Moore, Public Information Officer, 805- 654-6464
CRIMINAL JUSTICE EMPLOYMENT ORIENTATION with Instructor Ted Prell: Participants will explore the background, testing and examination process used to evaluate and select law enforcement candidates. Areas of the of the background and testing process that can exclude candidates from service in the criminal justice system and effective strategies and techniques for eliminating, rehabilitating and minimizing them will be examined. A practice of a physical agility test, peace officer hiring panel interview, and entry-level test battery will be offered.
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE with Instructors Ted Prell and Cari Lange: Students will explore various techniques and methods used by forensic scientists and law enforcement to identify, collect, record and evaluate biological and physical evidence at a crime scene and in the modern forensic laboratory.
INTRODUCTION TO METHODS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY with Professor Terry Pardee, Instructor Mary Pat Huxley and others in the industry: This career-oriented class will provide students with the opportunity to learn hands-on basic and industrial methods and protocols. The course can lead to a Proficiency Award, to an Associate’s degree or be used for transfer to a university.
BUSINESS CALCULATIONS - ONLINE with Instructor Donna Goris: This transferrable course is required for most Business majors, and recommended in many other majors and is being offered as an Internet-based, full-online section for the first time.
ENGLISH COMPOSITION FOR HEALTH CARE MAJORS with Instructor Deborah Pollack: This section will focus on reading, discussing, and responding to a variety of essays, excerpts from books, the thought-provoking and gut wrenching Fast Food Nation, and relevant films.
HOLISTIC HEALTH AND DISABILITIES with Instructor Linda Rovai: This short term course runs from 2/23/09-4/03/09. Students will explore the key elements of holistic health practices and their relevance to today's health movement; benefits of the whole person; rehabilitation model as related to quality of life experiences; the role of forgiveness in recovery and resiliency and available community resources.
THE HISTORY OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST with Instructor Colleen Coffey: This course will examine the history of the Middle East from 1800 to the present, focusing geographically on Egypt, the Fertile Crescent, Arabia, Iran and Turkey with particular emphasis on the relationship between Islam and the social/political history of the Middle East, the impact of Western imperialism and the process of decolonization, and the historical roots of contemporary policy issues.
Survey/ WOMEN IN LITERATURE I with Professor Kelly Peinado: This fully online course can be taken as a graded, fully-transferable course or as a credit/no-credit “no essays or exams required” option. The class presents an examination of the images, roles, and identities of women through the study of literature in English by women from the Middle Ages through the early 20th Century. For transfer credit, register for Eng. 36A; for credit/no credit option, register for Eng. 136A. An optional on-campus orientation will be held on 1/13/09, 5:30 p.m., in Room 205 of the library.
SURVEY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE II with Instructor: Dianne Armstrong. This course will cover the classic, canonical literatures but also the "non-canonized," i.e. British authors of every bent, in a multicultural approach, covering the Romantic, Victorian, Modern, and Post Modern periods. This is a partially online class meeting once a week. The balance of the work is done independently via the Internet.
Two new Short Term classes in ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA, an 8 week class from January 12-March 12, and INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, a second 8 week class from March 16- May 20, will allow students to complete two algebra classes in one semester.
New online classes include GENERAL PHYSICS II and GENERAL PHYSICS II CALCULUS BASED, RACIAL AND ETHNIC GROUP RELATIONS, DANCE APPRECIATION, and THEATRE ARTS APPRECIATION
For additional information, please contact Alisa Moore at 805-654-6462 or contact the Counseling Office at 805-654-6448.
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