Noncredit (NC)

NC 1

HOME SAFETY FOR OLDER ADULTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Recognizing that most accidents occur in the home, this course provides information, strategies, and techniques to make all areas of your home safer and more secure. Emphasizes the following key topics: safety factors and recommendations, most common home injuries and problems, balance awareness, fall prevention tips, evacuation planning and disaster kits, and basic security measures. [ND] (Formerly: NC 298D)

NC 3

SUPERVISED TUTORING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Variable hours. Provides learning assistance through supervised one-to-one, group, and online tutoring by trained tutors in most academic subjects. Students receive academic support outside of class time to achieve specific course objectives, and to improve learning and study skills to assist them in becoming independent learners. Content varies according to the course for which tutoring is needed. Open entry/open exit. May be repeated. [ND] (Formerly: NSLA 60)

NC 6

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION FOR EXPECTANT PARENTING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.11 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 20 hours. Prepares expectant parents for a positive childbirth experience. Instructs students on diverse methods of prepared childbirth, as well as demonstration and practice of essential and helpful exercises. Encourages childbirth partners/coaches, who are an integral part of the process, to attend and participate. [ND]

NC 10

BUDGET AND HOME ENERGY MANAGEMENT

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.31 hours

Offered: ALL

Designed for individuals who would like to take control of their finances, and minimize debt and maximize savings and investments. Covers financial goal setting, money management, spending plan, expense recordkeeping, identity theft, credit and credit repair, ways to earn extra income, energy management, energy conservation, meter reading, and available community resources. [ND]

NC 13

TEAM BUILDING TRAINING THROUGH SANDCASTLE CONSTRUCTION FOR GROUP LEADERS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.17 hours, laboratory 0.28 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 5 hours. Designed for program directors preparing to lead staff and clients participating in competitive sandcastle team building activities. Covers U.S. Open Sandcastle rules and coordination of team dynamics for competitive contests. Special emphasis is placed on planning and group problem solving. Students will participate in intraclass competition. [ND] (Formerly: NC 296E)

NC 15

FIRST AID FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL- TITLE 22

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours, laboratory 0.22 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours, laboratory 4 hours. Contains first aid skills for public safety personnel as a first responder to provide initial care regardless of the emergency. Course is divided into four units: first responder assessment, specific injuries, muscle and bone injuries, and medical emergencies. Meets the skill and knowledge requirements of Title 22 of the California Code. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297F)

NC 16

HEALING TOUCH LEVEL I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.95 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 17 hours. Covers complementary healing which focuses on theory and principles and practice of energy-based interventions. Focuses on applications of techniques to a variety of situations, ranging from self-care to professional use in programs such as health/wellness, stress reduction, massage, nursing, and medicine. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297G)

NC 17

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSES TEAM TRAINING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.33 hour

Offered: ALL

Designed for those wanting to complete Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT) or needing refresher training. Four modules cover an introduction to CERT and its importance to the community: fire safety, hazardous materials and terrorist incidents, disaster medical operations, and search and rescue. [ND]

NC 19

COLLEGE READINESS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.22 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Provides students with an overview of campus resources and academic strategies needed to succeed in college. Includes identification of supportive services, introduction to study skills, financial aid, budgeting, time management, and learning enhancement strategies. [ND]

NC 24

DEVELOPING HIGH-PERFORMANCE CHARTS IN MICROSOFT EXCEL

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours, laboratory 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Reviews the basics of spreadsheet use: structure, data entry, formulas, and functions. Focuses on how to convert your data into meaningful and high-impact charts. [ND] (Formerly: NC 296J)

NC 29

HEALING TOUCH LEVEL II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Prerequisite: NC 16 or equivalent.

Lecture 0.95 hours

Offered: ALL

Covers complementary healing that uses energy-based interventions. Focuses on application of back techniques and expanded healing touch sequences will be included. Emphasizes developing healing sequences for specific needs. [ND]

NC 32

TAI CHI

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Laboratory 1.33 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Laboratory 24 hours. Introduces the Chinese Tai Ji Quan (Tai Chi) traditional exercise for body and mind. Emphasizes muscle tone, flexibility, relaxation and stress reduction, especially for older adults. Consists of slow rhythmic movements and meditation techniques effective for relaxation, decreasing high blood pressure, and promoting overall wellness for all ages. [ND] (Formerly: NC 296R)

NC 33

NUTRITION AND HEALTH ISSUES-OLDER ADULTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Planning and preparation of economical, well-balanced meals for one or two persons. Includes special diet considerations, budgeting and shopping tips, consumer education, and nutrition information. [ND] (Formerly: NC 296S)

NC 34

BODY DYNAMICS AND THE AGING PROCESS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Provides instruction and conditioning for the maintenance of physical well-being, particularly for older adults. Focuses on deep breathing, circulation, flexibility, stamina, body awareness, and rhythmic movements. Incorporates adapted techniques suitable for individuals of varied fitness levels and physical ability. [ND] (Formerly: NC 296T)

NC 37

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR OLDER ADULTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 2 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Develops and enhances the emotional and psychological well-being in the older adult. Focuses on the following topics: aging in America; developing personal strength; confidence and assertiveness; staying socially engaged; coping with change and loss; adapting to new living situations; anger management; dealing with health concerns and limited independence; and substance abuse and other addictions. [ND] (Formerly: NC 296W)

NC 38

RETIREMENT LIVING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours. Explores a broad range of important topics for retirees and older adults, including: health maintenance, consumer awareness, physical illness, estate planning, community resources, leisure time activities, and adapting to a new lifestyle. [ND] (Formerly: NC 296X)

NC 40

BASIC FIRST AID AND ADULT CPR

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.28 hours, laboratory 0.17 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 5 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prepares individuals to recognize and treat injuries and sudden illnesses. Meets the requirements for basic first aid and adult CPR. [ND]

NC 47

TUTOR TRAINING---LEVEL I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces tutors to effective tutoring strategies and the role of the peer tutor. Includes guidelines for tutoring; methods to plan, conduct, and evaluate productive tutoring sessions; awareness and application of components for effective inter-cultural tutoring; application of effective discipline learning strategies in tutoring sessions; and facilitation of student independence in learning. [ND] (Formerly: NC 52C)

NC 50

ENGLISH CHALLENGE WORKSHOP

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours. Focuses on sentence skills, grammar, and test-taking strategies for students who are about to take or retake the college placement assessment or those who desire a quick refresher in sentence skills. [ND]

NC 56

CAREER PLANNING ASSESSMENT

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours. Utilizes a variety of assessment instruments and techniques to assess and identify interests, values, skills, aptitudes, learning styles, personality type, and goals as they relate to careers and the world of work.[ND]

NC 58

VESL-BASIC SKILLS FOR OCCUPATIONS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 3.33 hours, laboratory 3.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Offered: Variable Designed to develop language and other basic skills required for participants to enter an initial job search or to begin training in one of several "fast track" occupational training programs offered at the college. [ND]

NC 70

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours, laboratory 1.33 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours, laboratory 24 hours. Provides students with skills and information which will help them effectively prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies including in-and-out of water skills, CPR for professional rescuer, first aid, open water experience, and cardiovascular and swim conditioning elements. Certifications include American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. (Includes First Aid and CPR/PR.) [ND]

NC 76

INTRODUCTION TO MASTERCAM

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.56 hours, laboratory 1.11 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 10 hours, laboratory 20 hours. Introduces the participant to MasterCam software and its interface with a three-axis milling machine. Covers the creation and conversion of 2- and 3-dimensional geometry using MasterCam, model analysis, tool path definition, and creation of a physical part. Familiarity with CAD software or machining is recommended. [ND]

NC 77

JAZZ ENSEMBLE - BIG BAND

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Preparation: NC 3067 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 36 hours, laboratory 72 hours. Introduces the fundamentals of a Big Band Jazz ensemble performance group including history, theory, aesthetics, and contemporary criticism of jazz. Emphasizes performance techniques and stylistic interpretation in basic swing style. Performance required. [ND]

NC 78

SMALL PERFORMANCE GROUPS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Preparation: NC 3067 or equivalent.

Laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Laboratory 108 hours. Provides the opportunity to perform professional-level music in a beginning ensemble. Emphasizes performance experience as a small group musician. Sections for string, woodwind, brass, guitar, piano, vocal, and mixed ensemble groups. [ND]

NC 79

CHAMBER SINGERS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Ensemble for the advanced choral musician, in which aural and score analysis of choral masterworks from classical eras to the present are analyzed, interpreted, and performed. Representative compositions are studied in terms of historical perspective, performance practice, and style. Audition and participation in public performance required. [ND]

NC 80

CONCERT CHOIR

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 5 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours, laboratory 90 hours. Choral ensemble for music students with aural and score analysis of choral literature from traditional classics to the present. Emphasis is on historical context, performance practice, style, and interpretation. Public performance required. [ND]

NC 81

MUSIC RHYTHMS OF AFRICA

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Observation and imitation of the participation in African music with emphasis on historical and contemporary music genres. Practical instruction in traditional African instruments and vocal techniques, historical and cultural aspects of indigenous musical traditions, and related art forms. [ND]

NC 82

JEWELRY AND METALWORK

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Fee: $15

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Fundamentals of design, construction and fabrication of jewelry and metalwork. [ND]

NC 83

BEGINNING CERAMICS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 8 hours

Offered: ALL

Design and construction of hand-built clay forms using a variety of techniques. Introduction to use of potters wheel. Emphasis on form and its enhancement through surface enrichment of natural clay.[ND]

NC 84

PRINTMAKING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Fee: $15

Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 8 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Design and production of original prints utilizing a variety of materials and techniques including intaglio, etching, relief printing, collagraphy, embossing, and lino printing. [ND]

NC 87

INTRODUCTION TO MARIACHI PERFORMANCE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Preparation: NC 3067 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 5 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours, laboratory 90 hours. Provides the opportunity to perform simple mariachi music in a beginning-level ensemble. Emphasizes learning to play mariachi instruments(violin, trumpet, guitar, vihuela, guitarron, flute, voice) in the proper style, reading music, and playing well as part of a group. [ND]

NC 88

INTERNET CAREER RESEARCH

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.17 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduction to the use of the internet as an important tool in career planning, career research, and job search. Students are guided through specific Internet sites, given tips on the use of search engines, learn how to create a folder to keep track of the sites they find most useful, how to conduct career research, and how to apply for a job online. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297O)

NC 89

IDENTIFYING AND SHOWCASING YOUR TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.17 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Assist students in identifying viable skills from their education, work, life experiences, and shows them how those skills relate to their current career objectives. Includes identifying different types of skills, the traits and skills that lead to employment, how to effectively communicate traits and skills to an employer, and identifying alternative ways of showcasing those skills. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297H)

NC 90

RETRAINING READINESS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Designed to help the adult learner who has been away from school to feel ready to face the demands and expectations of vocational training. Includes learning styles, time management, managing multiple roles and responsibilities, study and test preparation, skills, goal setting, and community resources and services. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297K)

NC 91

COPING WITH JOB AND CAREER CHANGE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.17 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Designed to provide students with an increased awareness of the change process, the positive and negative factors affecting responses to change, development of effective coping strategies, dealing with personal relationships when everything seems to be changing, and recognizing the opportunities change brings for personal and professional growth. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297L)

NC 92

USING YOUR FOREIGN DEGREE IN THE UNITED STATES

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.17 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Designed to help graduates of foreign colleges and/or universities to explore their options for using their degrees in the U.S. Includes the U.S. educational system, how and when transcripts and/or diplomas need to be evaluated, state licensing and credentialing considerations, English language proficiency, professional networking, graduate study options, job search, and career planning services. [ND]

NC 93

HANDMADE GREETING CARDS AND STATIONERY

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.44 hours, laboratory 0.88 hours

Offered: ALL

Lecture 8 hours, laboratory 16 hours. Basic tips and techniques to produce creative greeting cards and stationery. Covers collage and painting skills including the study of design basics and composition. Learn to marbleize paper, create unique rubber stamps and stencils, and Japanese paper folding. Includes a historical overview of American and European greeting cards and stationery. [ND]

NC 97

AGING WITH GRACE, POWER, AND A PLAN--- A WOMAN'S PERSPECTIVE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Designed to enhance a woman's transition beyond midlife. Participants will map their own journey, using active exercises to build skills in making choices. [ND] (Formerly: NC 298F)

NC 99

WELLNESS FOR OLDER ADULTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Laboratory 2.66 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Laboratory 48 hours. Provides instruction designed to help older adults remain healthy, safe, and independent. Emphasizes the physiological aspects of aging, disease prevention techniques, and how exercise and nutrition play important roles in enhancing physical and emotional health, reducing stress, and reducing the risk for falls and injuries. [ND] (Formerly: NC 298H)

NC 102

OCCUPATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 2.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No credit. Provides students with disabilities an overview of how to develop and pursue various employment goals. Introduces the emerging occupations based on the current labor market. Exposes students to job readiness tools and approaches to meet the psychological, social, and intellectual demands of employment. [ND]

NC 103

STEPPING STONES TO SUCCESS IN THE WORKPLACE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.78 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 32 hours. Provides students with disabilities an overview of how to develop necessary soft skills for workplace purposes. Introduces communication, attitude, problem solving skills, and critical thinking techniques to prepare individuals for general workplace expectations. Exposes students to workplace ethics necessary for business interactions. [ND]

NC 104

HOW TO SPREAD THE WORD OF THE PROFESSIONAL YOU

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 2.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 48 hours. Provides students with disabilities an overview of how to develop an appropriate marketing presence for employment purposes. Introduces the many online websites utilized for marketing oneself for employment. Exposes students to methods for developing professional business communication, online presence, and networking within the business community. [ND]

NC 105

INDEPENDENCE, SOCIAL, AND STUDY STRATEGIES

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.78 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 32 hours. Addresses the needs of college students with autism. Assists students in developing skills and knowledge necessary to reach their educational objectives. Emphasizes time management strategies, information on campus resources, stress management techniques, study skills, and effective communication strategies. [ND]

NC 106

OCEAN LIFEGUARDING FOR RECREATION ASSIS TANTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Prerequisite: NC 70 or equivalent.

Lecture 0.17 hours, laboratory 0.28 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 5 hours. Provides supplemental training to the student desiring to work as an ocean lifeguard or recreational assistant. Focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to prevent and respond to emergencies in an ocean, bay, or beach environment. Emphasizes instruction on maintaining a safe aquatic environment, demonstration of manipulative skills, injury prevention, facility surveillance, patron surveillance, and ocean rescue techniques. [ND]

NC 107

BUILDING SOCIAL SKILLS FOR COLLEGE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 2.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 48 hours. Provides students with disabilities support in developing foundational social skills. Focuses on effective communication strategies and social cognition. Based on the PEERS school-based program, and modified for use with young adult learners, this course was designed for young adults with social and communication deficits. [ND]

NC 108

BASIC ESL I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.77 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 32 hours. Exposes English language learners to the first of three instructional levels of ESL for academic and everyday purposes. Introduces activities at a novice-low level which encourage independent learning. Promotes control over students' ability to learn and engage in goal-directed behaviors. Increases English language grammar, reading, listening, conversation, and writing competence. [ND]

NC 109

BASIC ESL II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Preparation: NC 108 or equivalent.

Lecture 1.77 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 32 hours. Exposes English learners to the second of three instructional levels of ESL for academic and everyday purposes. Continues activities at a novice-mid level which encourage independent learning. Promotes control over students' ability to learn and engage in goal-directed behaviors. Increases English language grammar, reading, listening, conversation, and writing competences.[ND]

NC 110

BASIC ESL III

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Preparation: NC 109 or equivalent.

Lecture 1.77 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. 32 hours. Exposes English language learners to the third of three instructional levels of ESL for academic and everyday purposes. Continues activities at a novice-high level which encourage independent learning. Promotes control over students' ability to learn and engage in goal-directed behaviors. Increases English language grammar, reading, listening, conversation, and writing. [ND]

NC 113

TAX PREPARATION/INCOME TAX COURSE I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.67 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Introduces Part I of a 60 hour program that teaches students how to prepare their own state and federal income tax returns and introduces them to the career field of a registered tax preparer in the State of California. Successful completion of Part I and Part II enables a student to receive a Certificate of Completion. [ND]

NC 114

TAX PREPARATION/INCOME TAX COURSE II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.67 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Introduces Part II of a comprehensive 60 hour program that covers everything students need to know to prepare correct tax returns. Emphasizes how a student will learn a marketable skill that will enable him/her to prepare taxes for other people and earn extra income. Successful completion enables the student to receive a Certificate of Completion that will make them eligible to become a registered tax preparer in the State of California. [ND]

NC 118

PREPARATION FOR ACADEMIC STUDENT SUCCES S (PASS)

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.33 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 24 hours. Provides a preparatory course for academic skills testing programs such as TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills). Emphasizes reading, English comprehension, mathematics, basic science and technical reasoning. Intended to improve the student's ability to be successful with standardized testing of basic academic skills. [ND]

NC 119

HOSPITALITY WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides English as a second language for beginning and intermediate students in the hospitality industry to improve communication skills. Emphasizes communication with guests and customers, supervisors, co-workers, and other employees. Improves listening, speaking, grammar, vocabulary, and non-verbal communication skills. [ND]

NC 120

HOSPITALITY WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides English as a second language to intermediate and advanced students in the hospitality industry to help improve communication skills. Emphasizes advanced listening, speaking, reading and writing skills to communicate with guests, customers, supervisors, co-workers, and other employees. [ND]

NC 121

HOSPITALITY WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides English as a second language for beginning and intermediate students in the hospitality industry. Emphasizes the fundamentals of health and safety. Improves listening, speaking, grammar, vocabulary, and non-verbal communication skills. [ND]

NC 122

HOSPITALILTY WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFET Y II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides English as a second language for intermediate and advanced students in the hospitality industry. Emphasizes the fundamentals of health and safety. Improves listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and non-verbal communication skills. [ND]

NC 123

HOSPITALITY WORKPLACE CULTURE I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides English as a second language for beginning and intermediate students in the hospitality industry. Emphasizes the fundamentals of thriving in the workplace. Designed to improve listening, speaking, grammar, vocabulary, and non-verbal communication skills. [ND]

NC 124

HOSPITALITY WORKPLACE CULTURE II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides English as a second language for intermediate and advanced students in the hospitality industry. Emphasizes the fundamentals of thriving in the workplace. Improves listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and non-verbal communication skills. [ND]

NC 125

HEALTHCARE: WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides beginning and intermediate English as a second language for students in the healthcare industry. Emphasizes communication skills with guests, patients, supervisors, co-workers, and other employees. [ND]

NC 126

HEALTHCARE: WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides intermediate and advanced English as a second language for students in the healthcare industry. Emphasizes communication with guests, patients, supervisors, co-workers, and other employees.[ND]

NC 127

HEALTHCARE: HEALTH AND SAFETY I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides beginning and intermediate English as a second language for students in the healthcare industry. Enhances the understanding of health and safety procedures and policies in the healthcare workplace.[ND]

NC 128

HEALTHCARE: HEALTH AND SAFETY II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides intermediate and advanced English as a second language for students in the healthcare industry. Enhances the understanding of health and safety procedures and policies in the healthcare workplace.[ND]

NC 129

HEALTHCARE: WORKPLACE CULTURE I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides beginning and intermediate English as a second language for students in the healthcare industry. Enhances communication skills to survive and thrive in the healthcare workplace environment.[ND]

NC 130

HEALTHCARE: WORKPLACE CULTURE II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.66 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Provides intermediate and advanced English as a second language for students in the healthcare industry. Enhances communication skills to survive and thrive in the healthcare workplace environment.[ND]

NC 131

INTRODUCTION TO RETAIL SALES

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.89 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Provides an overview of the retail industry, develops an understanding of the role and science of retail sales, and introduces skills and techniques for the sales process. Explores self-leadership, effective communication, and diversity in the workplace. This course emphasizes information and skills relevant to entry-level employment in retail sales. [ND]

NC 132

FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY AND PREP FOR FOOD HANDLERS CERTIFICATION

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.89 hours

Offered: ALL

No credit. Provides an overview of the food service industry, the career pathways, and required educational preparation. Introduces basic food safety principles and methods, and the regulatory standards and measures for prevention of food-borne diseases. Emphasizes information and practices associated with entry-level employment in the food service industry. Prepares students to test for the County of San Diego Food Handlers' certification.

NC 133

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY EXAM PREPARATION

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.89 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 16 hours. Provides students with an introduction to the two current California-approved exams for High School Equivalency: HiSET and GED. Introduces students to the reasons for taking the exams, topics of the exams, protocols for taking the exams, and general strategies for taking the exams. Designed as a precursor for participation in courses which specifically prepare the student for the content area exams of the HiSET and GED. [ND]

NC 134

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY LANGUAGE ARTS READING PREPARATION

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 4.44 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 80 hours. Provides students the necessary skills and practice to pass either the Language Arts, Reading HiSET exam, or reading comprehension portion of the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts exam. Exposes students to basic reading comprehension skills, such as word attack, literal and interpretive comprehension, and to different fiction and nonfiction genres. [ND]

NC 135

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY EXAM PREPARATION, WRITING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 4.44 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 80 hours. Provides students with the necessary skills and practice to pass the writing portions of the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts, GED Social Studies, and HiSET Writing exams. Exposes students to the two components of the GED Reasoning Through Language Arts and HiSET Writing exams, editing, and essay writing (or as described by the GED, extended response). Prepares students to respond to the shorter, extended response prompt on the GED Social Studies exam as well. [ND]

NC 136

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY EXAM PREPARATION, MATH

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 4.44 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 80 hours. Provides students with the necessary skills and practice to pass the math exams of either the HiSET or GED. Exposes students to the topics that make up the exams, such as numbers and operations on numbers, measurement/geometry, data analysis/probability/statistics, and algebraic concepts. Emphasizes an understanding of mathematical concepts and procedures, analyzing and interpreting information, and synthesizing data and solving problems. [ND]

NC 137

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY EXAM PREPARATION, SOCIAL STUDIES

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 4.44 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 80 hours. Provides students with the necessary skills and practice to pass either the GED or HiSET Social Studies exams. Introduces students to the requisite reading comprehension skills and to the main content area topics covered by the social studies high school equivalency exams. [ND]

NC 138

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY EXAM PREPARATION, SCIENCE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 4.44 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 80 hours. Provides students with the necessary skills and practice to pass either the GED or HiSET Science exams. Introduces students to the requisite reading comprehension skills, and reviews the main content area topics covered by the science high school equivalency exams. [ND]

NC 194

READING/WRITING - THINKING (LEVEL 1)

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 54 hours. Focuses on acquiring basic reading and writing skills through a thinking-centered approach. Uses effective strategies in an integrated format to enhance reading and writing at a basic level: reading comprehension; vocabulary development; sentence construction; editing for word choice, grammar, and punctuation errors; discussion; and technical skills. [ND]

NC 195

READING/WRITING - THINKING (LEVEL 2)

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Prerequisite: NC 194 or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 54 hours. Focuses on reading and writing as an integrated process through a thinking-centered approach. Uses effective strategies within an integrated reading and writing approach to improve: reading comprehension; vocabulary development; sentence and paragraph structure; writing about reading; basic research skills; discussion; study skills; and technical skills. [ND]

NC 196

MATH LEVEL 1

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours. Provides students the knowledge they need/require to get into the next level of math and computer science using Microsoft Office. Includes the basic mathematical operations, order of operations, and problem-solving skills. [ND]

NC 197

MATH LEVEL 2

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours. Provides students with the necessary knowledge and skill in Microsoft Office that is required to be successful in a computer science class and work experience class. Includes topics such as exponent properties, geometry, algebraic expressions and equations, and problem solving skills. [ND]

NC 198

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WORD

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours, laboratory 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No credit. Lecture 6 hours, Laboratory 6 hours. Provides students with the basic skills that are necessary to create, edit, enhance, and save standard documents using Microsoft Word. [ND]

NC 199

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT OUTLOOK

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.08 hours, laboratory 0.08 hours

Offered: ALL

No credit. Lecture 1.5 hours, laboratory 1.5 hours. Introduces the basic concepts of Microsoft Outlook by utilizing various functions and features of email, attachments, online calendar, messaging, and contacts. [ND]

NC 200

INTRODUCTION TO KEYBOARDING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.17 hours, laboratory 0.17 hours

Offered: ALL

No credit. Teaches beginners how to keyboard correctly, accurately, faster, alphabetic keys, punctuation, numbers, and symbols. [ND]

NC 220

TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE ESL

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: NC 110 (maybe taken previously.

Lecture 1.33 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 24 hours. [)] Prepares ESL students for credit college courses. Provides ESL students with language needed to navigate college applications, registration, assessment, course selection, and college study. Recommended for students at a novice-high level of English or higher, according to California Pathways. [ND]

NC 221

COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY FOR ESL

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours. Provides the linguistic and basic technology skills English as a Second Language (ESL) learners need in order to be able to succeed in ESL classes and in everyday life skills. Prepares students linguistically to take college classes that use basic technology. [ND]

NC 222

CONVERSATION SKILLS AMP; AMERICAN CULTURE THROUGH SONGS,MOVIES,AND OTHER MEDIA

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: NC 110 (maybe taken previously).

Lecture 1.33 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 24 hours. Develops listening, speaking, pronunciation, and vocabulary. Explores different aspects of culture in the United States through discussion and analysis of films, songs, and other forms of media. Recommended for students with novice-high proficiency or higher, according to California Pathways. [ND]

NC 223

ESL FOR FAMILY LITERACY

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: NC 110 (maybe taken previously).

Lecture 1.33 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 24 hours. Develops oral and written communication skills in standard English within the context of child care, child rearing, and parenting. Strengthens listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills useful for communicating with and about children at different stages of development on topics including day-to-day care, health, education, and safety. This course is intended for non-native speakers of English who are parents, grandparents, and child care providers. This course is recommended for non-native speakers at novice-high level or higher according to California Pathways. [ND]

NC 224

WORKPLACE ESL

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: NC 110 (maybe taken previously).

Lecture 1.94 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 35 hours. Develops language and other basic skills required for participants to enter an initial job search and to build career-specific language in one of several "fast track" occupational training programs offered at Southwestern College. Recommended for students with novice-high proficiency or higher, according to California Pathways. [ND]

NC 225

TOPICS IN VOCATIONAL ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE SKILLS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.33 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 24 hours. Develops reading skills, vocabulary-building strategies, writing skills, listening and oral communication skills, and study skills to help students master the content and requirements of a course required for a certificate of achievement or completion. The focus of this course will change depending on the vocational area that it serves. This course is designed for English as a Second Language students. [ND]

NC 1000

CANOE TRIP LEADER TRAINING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.22 hours, laboratory 0.22 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 4 hours. Designed for staff youth program leaders with basi c canoeing skills who want to lead flat water cano e trips for youth or special interest groups. Cove rs the teaching of basic canoeing skills as well a s practical teaching techniques using games and te am-building skills. Also covers transportation and permit requirements, float plan, emergency respon se, and feeding/lodging issues. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51A)

NC 1001

CREATING ART FROM EVERYDAY OBJECTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours, laboratory 0.66 hours

Offered: ALL

Techniques to create gifts and decorations from common objects found around the home. Covers paper collage, basic stenciling, and some rubber stamping. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51B)

NC 1002

CUSTOMER SERVICE: CUSTOMER APPRECIATION APPRECIATION

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.34 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Explores key skills and attitudes necessary to effectively meet the needs of customers. Introduces concepts and appropriate techniques for dealing with internal and external customers, enhancing customer satisfaction, increasing customer retention, and ensuring positive communication. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51D)

NC 1003

CUSTOMER SERVICE: MASTERING COMMUNICATION

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Introduces effective and positive communication that is key to customer service success. Focuses on the communication process including common barriers to effective communication. Covers verbal and nonverbal communication, as well as listening skills. Explores and provides opportunity to practice the techniques of effective communication. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51E)

NC 1005

SELF-PACED CAREER ASSESSMENT

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.08 hours, laboratory 0.25 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 1.5 hours, laboratory 4.5 hours. Designed to help job seekers and those individuals considering a career change to assess their career interests, basic skills, and transferable skills. Self-paced format utilizing a combination of paper-pencil and online assessment measures with results presented in a way that is useful for job search or career planning purposes. Career counselor will provide the interpretation of the assessment results. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297P)

NC 1006

CUSTOMER SERVICE---DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Introduces information and concepts about how conflict inhibits good business. Explores the causes and impact conflict can have on customer service. Reviews strategies and techniques for resolving tough issues and how to turn a difficult customer into a loyal one. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51F)

NC 1007

CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.22 hours, laboratory 0.28 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 5 hours. Provides the professional rescuer with the knowledge and skills to provide Basic Life Support (BLS) to a victim in an emergency. Necessary for anyone wishing to become a BLS instructor; follows the guidelines of both the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51G)

NC 1009

MENTOR AND COACH FOR IMPROVED PERFORMANCE IN THE WORKPLACE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.89 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. In today's workplace, the ability to train and coach others to maximize continuous improvement and on-the-job learning is a necessary skill and resource. Assess others' potential for growth and build strategies to improve performance and production goals. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297S)

NC 1010

AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATION (AED)

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.11 hours, laboratory 0.11 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize a victim in need of the Automated External Defibrillation (AED) device and to properly use the AED. Enrollment limited to those with a current adult CPR certification. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51H)

NC 1014

OXYGEN ADMINISTRATION FOR THE PROFESSIO NAL RESCUER

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.11 hours, laboratory 0.05 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 1 hour. Provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to victims of respiratory emergencies, by using breathing devices such as suction, oral and airway adjuncts, resuscitation masks, bag-valve masks, and supplemental oxygen. Follows both the American Red Cross and the National Safety Council (Green Cross) guidelines. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51I)

NC 1015

ORGANIZE YOUR LIFE AND HAVE MORE TIME FOR FUN

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours. Provides instruction on how to organize your life so you have time to do the things you really want to do. Increases quality time through techniques and strategies to organize paperwork, clutter, and finances. Emphasizes overcoming procrastination. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297X)

NC 1016

WRITING FOR LIFE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.72 hours, laboratory 1.27 hour

Offered: ALL

Designed to give individual help to students with everyday written correspondence, from seeking employment to letters to credit bureaus. Focuses on basic email correspondence, proficiency and etiquette, and stylish concerns for business letters. [ND] (Formerly: NC 297W)

NC 1020

INTRODUCTION TO SELF-DEFENSE TECHNIQUES GEARED TOWARD WOMEN

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.56 hours, laboratory 0.44 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Designed to train and prepare women for social or professional physical harassment, unexpected sexual attacks, and other types of assaults. Covers prevention techniques, pressure point control tactics, and physical assault countermeasures. [ND] (Formerly: NC 298C)

NC 1022

PEDIATRIC BASIC LIFE SUPPORT AND FIRST AID

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.22 hours, laboratory 0.22 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 4 hours. Provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for respiratory, cardiac and first aid emergencies in children and infants. Follows the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and First Aid guidelines. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51J)

NC 1025

ARITHMETIC REFRESHER

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No credit. Lecture 18 hours. Provides students with the opportunity to improve their arithmetic skills that will be necessary to succeed in Pre-Algebra. Includes operations on whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, and rates. Uses personalized computer-assisted instruction to refresh those concepts identified as needed for each student. [ND]

NC 1026

ARITHMETIC REFRESHER II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No credit. Provides students the opportunity to improve their arithmetic skills that will be necessary to succeed in Prealgebra. Includes operations on fractions through operations on decimals. Uses personalized computer-assisted instruction to refresh those concepts identified as needed for each student. [ND]

NC 1027

ARITHMETIC REFRESHER III

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No credit. Provides students the opportunity to improve their arithmetic skills that will be necessary to succeed in Prealgebra. Includes the topics: fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, rates, and proportions. Uses personalized computer-assisted instruction to refresh those concepts identified as needed for each student. [ND]

NC 1030

BEANS, BREAD, AND RICE ON THE PLATE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.28 hours

Offered: ALL

The 21st Century has been called the pacific century. What is defining the emerging Pacific Rim regionalism? Is South County a potential hub for fostering closer ties between Japan, Mexico, and the United States? Third of three courses in a diversity management certificate. [ND] (Formerly: NC 298P)

NC 1031

DIVERSITY DOES NOT EQUAL POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.28 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Diversity is a dilemma from campus classroom to corporate boardroom. What do "culture wars" and "one America" mean? Can diversity be managed? Is a borderless world order the future? First of three courses in a diversity management certificate. [ND] (Formerly: NC 298Q)

NC 1032

SIMPLY RACE AND SEX

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.28 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Latin-Asianization is creating a majority-minority California. What commodities are to be mediated in popular culture? How will "browning" affect public relations, advertising, and marketing? Second of three courses in a diversity management certificate. [ND] (Formerly: NC 298S)

NC 1033

SUCCESS IN NURSING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.33 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 24 hours. Designed to assist enrolled nursing students to be successful in the VN and ADN programs. Included are test-taking strategies as well as basic mathematics, reading comprehension, time management, communication, and critical thinking as they apply to the nursing curriculum. [ND] (Formerly: NC 298T)

NC 1039

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) INSTRUCTOR

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours, laboratory 0.22 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours, laboratory 4 hours. Designed to advance the Basic Life Support (BLS) provider to the position of instructor. Teaches the instructor candidate the components and delivery of cognitive and psychomotor skills training used for BLS training. [ND] (Formerly: NC 50C)

NC 1040

SELF-AWARENESS SAFETY PREPARATION

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.11 hours, laboratory 0.88 hours

Offered: ALL

NC 1041

IT FIGURES-SENSIBLE MEAL CHOICES FOR OLDER ADULTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours. Teaches older adults the basics of planning a healthy menu. Students will learn how to eat healthy meals at minimum cost and with very little waste. [ND] (Formerly: NC 50E)

NC 1046

BASIC BOATING AND WATER SAFETY

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.22 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 4 hours. Provides the student with a basic understanding of the personal boating safety, boating laws, navigational rules and aids, small vessel operation, boating accident prevention, and water rescue. Leads to certification from the California Department of Boating and Waterways. [ND] (Formerly: NC 50R)

NC 1050

COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR OLDER ADULTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.45 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 8 hours. Brings awareness to the older adult of the many resources and opportunities available in the community. Emphasizes resources for housing, employment, health and wellness, recreation, education, culture, transportation, legal services, social, and volunteer opportunities. [ND] (Formerly: NC 50P)

NC 1051

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.17 hours, laboratory 0.17 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Covers basic computer skills such as proper start-up and shutdown procedures; use of mouse and keyboard commands; basic file management; creating, saving, and printing a document using word-processing software; e-mails; and basic Internet searches. [ND] (Formerly: NC 50Q)

NC 1052

BASIC WATER RESCUE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.16 hours, laboratory 0.05 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 3 hours, lab 1 hour. Provides individuals such as public safety personnel, aquatic fitness instructors, and aquatic therapists with information and skills necessary to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. Prepares individuals for aquatic emergencies by teaching them to protect themselves when assisting others. Students must be an experienced swimmer. [ND} (Formerly: NC 50O)

NC 1053

ART THERAPY

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours. Focuses on the use of art as a creative expression and a therapeutic process. Utilizes a variety of art media to promote self-expression, to develop coping skills, and to mediate emotional and physical challenges and limitations. Designed for older adults, this course is also appropriate for anyone who wants to enhance the quality of their life. [ND] (Formerly: NC 50S)

NC 1054

FAMILY CHILDCARE BUSINESS I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No credit. Examines the process of setting up an in-home childcare business. Introduces analysis and implementation of a business plan including enrollment of children, contracts, bookkeeping, and legal considerations. Explores creative ways to use available space and materials for a developmentally appropriate environment. [NC] (Formerly: NC 50T)

NC 1055

FAMILY CHILD CARE BUSINESS II

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours. Identifies caregivers' responsibilities regarding health, safety, and nutritional needs of children. Focuses on providing a safe environment for children and procedures for dealing with illness, medications, and reporting suspected child abuse or neglect. [NC] (Formerly: NC 50U)

NC 1056

FAMILY CHILDCARE BUSINESS III

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours. Examines major theories in child development with an emphasis on practical application for the family child care provider. Explores guidance techniques using negotiation, problem solving techniques, and positive reinforcement. [ND] (Formerly: NC 50V)

NC 1057

FAMILY CHILDCARE BUSINESS IV

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours. Provides information and practice in helping children express feelings of loss, separation, and anxiety. Examines community resources for families and children in crisis as specific resources for providers for program improvement (toy and material lending, provider support groups, field trips, and free/low cost materials). [ND] (Formerly: NC 50W)

NC 1058

FAMILY CHILDCARE BUSINESS V

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours. Examines the concept of developmentally appropriate practices as applied to the home learning environment. Analyzes the basic "whole child" approach to developing a curriculum for young children. Explores the role of a caregiver in providing an inclusive and multicultural environment rich in diversity and acceptance of the individual. [ND] (Formerly: NC 50X)

NC 1059

ENJOYING GREAT MUSIC-THE SYMPHONY

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.44 hours, laboratory 0.44 hours

Offered: ALL

Learn about the great symphonic literature by listening to the works of the masters. Learn the structure and movement of the classical orchestral symphonies. Examine the biographies of the great composers. Learn about the influence of the political and social changes of the eighteenth- to twentieth-centuries on the symphony. [ND] (Formerly: NC 50Y)

NC 1060

INTRODUCTION TO THE OPERA

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.45 hours, laboratory 0.45 hours

Offered: ALL

An overview of the great operatic works of the eighteenth- to twentieth-centuries. Includes the terminology of the opera and a biographical survey of some of the great composers. Learn what social and political events influenced opera. Enjoy listening to selections from European and American opera. [D] (Formerly: NC 50Z)

NC 1061

NAUTILUS STRENGTH TRAINING INSTRUCTOR C ERTIFICATION

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 0.50 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides complete scientific and applied principles to prepare the participant to teach individuals how to use Nautilus equipment (the Nitro and 2ST lines) effectively as well as promote member retention and motivation which results in a lifelong fitness routine. [ND]

NC 1062

EMERGENCY RESPONDER REFRESHER FOR MARINE SAFETY PERSONNEL

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours, laboratory 0.22 hours

Offered: ALL

Refresher course for previously trained marine safety personnel covering emergency care for victims of injury or sudden illness. Includes preventing disease transmission, legal and ethical issues, human body systems, transporting patients, patient assessment, management of bleeding, muscle/bone/spine injuries, behavioral emergencies, childbirth, poisoning, and exposure. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51L)

NC 1063

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN FOR MARINE SAFETY PERSONNEL

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.11 hour, laboratory 0.22 hours

Offered: ALL

Lecture 20 hours, laboratory 4 hours Refresher course for marine safety personnel covering first aid with emphasis on emergencies involving artificial respiration, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, automated external defibrillation, oxygen therapy, care for fractures, bleeding, poisoning and burns. Additional topics include exposure, drugs, emergency rescues, childbirth and Body Substance Isolation procedures (BSI). (Formerly: NC 51M)

NC 1064

BOATING SAFETY PADDEL SPORTS LEADER TRA INING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.67 hours, laboratory 0.67 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 12 hours, laboratory 12 hours. Designed for those pursuing careers as recreation assistants in aquatic recreation programs. Covers small craft safety, general operations, basic rescue, skill development and instructional methods in teaching kayaking, canoeing, and outrigger canoeing. Successful completion leads to certification in small craft, basic rescue and paddle sports leader. Recommended for American Canoeing Association (ACA) instructor preparation. [ND]

NC 1069

CUSTOMER SERVICE: MANAGING CHANGE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Explores our natural tendencies and the tendencies of our customers to resist change in the workplace. Introduces techniques for handling change and how to introduce change to our customers. Provides practice of change management techniques. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51P)

NC 1070

CUSTOMER SERVICE: DECISION MAKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Explores techniques for making business decisions and solving problems. Introduces decision-making styles and when each style might be applied. Reviews how to assess a situation, prioritize the urgency of tasks, and select the steps for successful completion. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51W)

NC 1071

CUSTOMER SERVICE---TIME AND STRESS MANAGEMENT

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

Workplace demands efficiency and productivity. Manage our time and stress has an impact on our ability to perform above company standards. Juggle more work and changes with less time and still "keep your cool". Explore time management techniques at work that will help you stay in balance. Be both more efficient and happier in the workplace. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51S)

NC 1073

CUSTOMER SERVICE---THE RIGHT ATTITUDE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No credit. Examines how the right attitude has a positive impact on the workplace and our interactions with customers. Reviews how attitudes at work positively and negatively affect customer service, the company image, productivity, employee retention, and company growth. Explores techniques for maintaining a professional attitude. [ND] (Formerly: NC 51U)

NC 1074

CUSTOMER SERVICE: TEAM BUILDING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Explores how working as teams in business can increase productivity, enhance project management, reduce business conflicts, and create superior customer service. Identifies team opportunities that can be applied to your company. Examines the "roles" in a team and how to be both a leader and team player. Provides practice of new skills in typical business scenarios. (Former NC 51V)[ND] (Formerly: NC 51V)

NC 1081

FIRST RESPONDER SWIFT WATER RESCUE TRAI NING I

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.11 hours, laboratory 0.11 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours Designed for first responder personnel. Covers basic water rescue, victim retrieval, use of rescue equipment and personnel protection protocols. Special emphasis on the hazards of swift water dynamics. [ND] (Formerly: NC 52F)

NC 1082

FIRE MARINE SAFETY SERVICE AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR/ESOPHAGEAL-TRACH EAL AIRWAY TRAINING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.44 hours, laboratory 0.78 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit Lecture 8 hours, laboratory 14 hours Students pursuing a career in the fire-marine safety service field. Provides background information, treatment procedures, and case management of the sudden cardiac arrest victim, using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Esophageal-Tracheal Airway (ETAD) in a marine setting. [ND]

NC 1083

LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN MARINE AQUATIC A CTIVITIES

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.17 hours, laboratory 0.28 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 5 hours. Provides vocational training for those pursuing careers in beach-front aquatic recreation activities. Covers basic knowledge and introductory skills, and methods of instruction in a variety of marine aquatic activities. Special emphasis is placed on instructional safety, risk management and emergency response, environmental concerns, and equipment management and maintenance. [ND]

NC 1084

CALLIGRAPHY FOR OLDER ADULTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.83 hours, laboratory 2.16 hours

Offered: ALL

Focus is on the use of art as a therapeutic process for older adults. Explores the history, theory, and techniques of calligraphy, including use of linear forms, broad-pens sans serif, and serif forms. Covers Roman, Formal Roman, Italic, Uncial, Gothic, Decorative Scripts, Brush, and Copperplate styles. The use of calligraphy improved hand dexterity and provides a creative process for self-expression and mental and physical enhancement. [ND]

NC 1085

FUNDAMENTALS OF INSTRUCTIONAL EVALUATIO N AND TRAINING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.22 hours, laboratory 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 6 hours Provides the teaching assistant candidates in marine and public safety service settings with knowledge and training required to communicate, demonstrate, and remediate skills performance in training settings. Core curriculum includes instruction on maintaining a safe, professional learning environment, demonstration and evaluation of manipulative skills, equipment maintenance and inventory control systems, and knowledge of the guidelines of authorizing agencies. [ND]

NC 1089

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.89 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 16 hours Overview of human resource management in the United States, including assessment, information systems, compensation, job analysis and design, training, evaluation, and employee relations. [ND]

NC 1090

HISTORY OF THE INTERNET

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 6 hours The Internet has quickly become a common part of modern society. But what exactly is the Internet? How did it start? And how did it become so popular? History of the Internet is a lecture course covering the evolution of the Internet from its beginnings, noting key turning points and milestones that have contributed to its growth. [ND]

NC 1091

MONEY SAVING RESOURCES AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.11 hours, laboratory 0.06 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 1 hour. With the cost of living continuously rising, the Internet provides some welcome resources in helping not only make ends meet, but provide a bit of cushioning. Covers an overview of some of these resources including, coupon clipping sites, free sites, frugal living resources, and where to find them on the Internet. [ND]

NC 1092

INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 0.17 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 9 hours, laboratory 3 hours Introduction to the field of Educational Technology and the theory and practice of instructional design. Intended for individuals planning on incorporating technology into their classrooms; those interested in pursuing their studies through technological means (i.e. online education); or those simply interested in learning more about the current trends in the educational and training fields. Includes educational games, simulations and virtual reality, as well as the future of the Internet in the everyday classroom. [ND]

NC 1093

FUNDAMENTALS OF INSTRUCTOR TRAINING FOR RECREATION ASSISTANTS

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Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Designed for instructors and instructor candidates to learn and update fundamental teaching skills. Focuses on learning theory, characteristics of learners and instructors, and information on how to conduct a course within the guidelines of national certification agencies. Emphasizes paper processing, class planning, evaluating the training process, and representing the standards of the agencies. [ND]

NC 1098

LIFEGUARDING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Limitation on Enrollment: Proof of current American Red Cross certificates for Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED; Proof of age of 17 years old on or before the last day of the course.

Lecture 1.44 hour

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 26 hours. Explores all vocational recreation leadership requirements to become a certified lifeguard instructor for those pursuing employment in aquatic safety and recreation. Emphasizes the development of instructional materials, methods of presentation, techniques of evaluation, and rescue skill requirements associated with professional lifeguarding in pool and waterpark settings. [ND]

NC 1104

TRIGONOMETRY REFRESHER

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Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.50 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 9 hours. Provides a review to students who wish to refresh their trigonometry skills. Includes topics such as trigonometric functions; radian measure of angles; graphs of sine, cosine, and tangent; trigonometric equations and inverse trigonometric equations; and law of sines and cosines. Consists of personalized computer-assisted instruction to refresh those concepts identified as needed for each student. [ND]

NC 2001

INTRODUCTION TO EFFECTIVE PARENTING

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Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1.34 hour

Offered: ALL

Lecture 24 hours Designed to increase positive and nurturing parenting skills. Focuses on child growth and development, family dynamics, health and safety, and social/emotional development. [ND]

NC 2003

HOME CARE CLIENT EXCELLENCE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.55 hours, laboratory 0.36 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides basic theory and practical application for the caregiver in personal home care tasks and skills to promote quality of care. Topics will cover domestic tasks, personal care skills, prevention and maintenance of the client's physical well being, and some common chronic medical conditions. [ND]

NC 2004

CAREERS IN HEALTH CARE

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Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours

Offered: ALL

Lecture 6 hours Provides awareness of job and careers in health care occupations in the local community. (ND)

NC 3067

BRASS INSTRUMENTS

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Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides beginning level group and private instruction on any of the following brass instruments: trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba. [ND]

NC 3068

STRING INSTRUMENTS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides beginning level group and private instruction for older adults on any of the following string instruments: violin, viola, cello, contrabass. [ND]

NC 3069

JAZZ VOCAL ENSEMBLE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides older adult students the opportunity to perform in a choral ensemble with aural and score analysis of jazz vocal literature from its traditional roots to the present. Emphasizes historical context, performance practice, style, and interpretation. Public performance required. [ND]

NC 3070

MARIACHI GARIBALDI

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides beginning level group and private instruction for older adults on any of the following string instruments: violin, viola, cello, contrabass. [ND]

NC 3071

ORCHESTRA

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Preparation: NC 3067 or NC 3068 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 5 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours, laboratory 90 hours. Provides the opportunity for string, woodwind, brass and percussion instrumentalists to perform in a beginning-level symphony orchestra. Explores various styles of orchestral literature including classical, contemporary, popular, and new music compositions. [ND]

NC 3072

PLANT AND HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes the study of plant structures, functions, taxonomy, and plant-soil-climate relationships, and the importance of plants for food, air, and ornamental purposes. Includes management of plants in greenhouses and nursery structures and in the landscape. [ND]

NC 3073

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: CONCRETE AND MA SONRY SKILLS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces concrete and masonry skills required in the landscape construction industry. Emphasizes the characteristics and uses of cement, concrete, and masonry products. Provides hands-on building of sidewalks, patios, foundations, masonry walls, masonry facing products, and the importance of proper drainage. [ND]

NC 3074

LNT CONSTRUCTION: FENCE, DECK, AND LUMB ER SKILLS

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides landscape construction skills related to lumber projects. Emphasizes the characteristics and uses of wood, wood substitutes, and wood fasteners. Includes hands-on building projects such as fences, decks, overhead shade structures, benches, and planters. [ND]

NC 3075

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: SPRINKLER INSTA LLATION

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.33 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides sprinkler system installation skills required in the landscape construction industry. Includes proper methods of installing sprinklers, pipes, fittings, valves, wiring, backflow prevention devices, and controllers for residential and commercial systems. [ND]

NC 3077

GUITAR ENSEMBLE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Laboratory 108 hours. Provides the opportunity for classical guitarists to perform in a beginning-level Guitar Ensemble. Explores various styles of guitar literature including baroque, classical, jazz and popular music. [ND]

NC 3078

LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Laboratory 108 hours. Provides the opportunity to perform in a beginning-level Latin Jazz Ensemble. Explores various styles of Latin music including Brazilian Samba/Bossanova, Caribbean Salsa, Merengue and others. [ND]

NC 3079

INTRODUCTION TO IMPROVISATION

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Laboratory 108 hours. Introduces the fundamentals of improvisation and small jazz ensemble performance groups including history, theory, aesthetics, and contemporary criticism of jazz. Emphasizes performance techniques and stylistic interpretation in basic blues and other jazz standard styles. Attendance at rehearsals and performances is required. [ND]

NC 3080

CONCERT BAND

0 UNITS

Pass/No Pass Only

Recommended Preparation: NC 3067 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 5 hours

Offered: ALL

No Credit. Lecture 18 hours, laboratory 90 hours. Provides the opportunity for woodwind, brass and percussion instrumentalists to perform in a beginning-level concert band. Explores various styles of band literature including classical, contemporary, popular, and new music compositions. [ND]