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Course Descriptions Geology A132 — Geologic Field Studies: San Andreas Fault— 1 unit This course offers students an opportunity to explore fundamental geological concepts in a field-based setting. Pre-trip meetings will orient students to the tectonic, petrologic, historical and geomorphological setting of the San Andreas Fault Zone. This course includes a multi-day field excursion to various locales of geological interest and may involve camping in primitive wilderness environments. May be taken for grades or on a pass/ no-pass basis. Lecture, Lab. Transfer Credit: CSU. Geology A137 — Introductory Field Geology — 4 units Prerequisite: Geology A105, Geology A105H, or Geology A110. Provides intensive field experience in application of field geology equipment, methods, techniques and maintenance procedures. Emphasizes a “hands-on” approach to the interpretation of geologic data in the field. Includes use of Brunton compass and tape, aerial photos, global positioning system, and geographical mapping. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lecture, Lab. Transfer Credit: CSU. Geology A160 — Environmental Geology — 4 units Prerequisite: English A100 or concurrent enrollment. The study of natural environments and the impact of humans on geologic systems and will focus on studies of environmental problems associated with soils, water resources and pollution, energy and mineral utilization, coastal erosion, natural geologic hazards, and global atmospheric changes. Principles of sound management of the geologic environment will be emphasized. Lecture, Lab. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. C-ID GEOL 131. Geology A165 — Natural Disasters — 3 units This course explores those natural disasters that affect human activities. Topics include earthquakes, floods, landslides, volcanoes, hurricanes, tornadoes, and asteroid/meteor impacts. The consequences of pollution and population growth will also be explored. Hypothetical and case histories of natural disasters will also be studied. Class discussion will focus on aspects of regional planning, environmental laws and the interaction between science and society. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU. Geology A185 — Evolution of the Earth — 3 units Advisory: Geology A105 or Geology A110. Geologic evolution of the earth as shown by the changing patterns of land and sea, and by the succession of fauna and flora. A second course in geology for science majors. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. C-ID GEOL 110. Geology A185H — Evolution of the Earth Honors — 3 units Advisory: Geology A105 or Geology A110. Geologic evolution of the earth as shown by the changing patterns of land and sea, and by the succession of fauna and flora. A second course in geology for science majors. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU. Geology A185L — Evolution of the Earth Lab — 1 unit Prerequisite: Geology A185 or concurrent enrollment. Laboratory and field exercises to learn how the geologic history of the earth may be determined. Extended weekend field trip required. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lab. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. C-ID GEOL 110L. Geology A185M — Evolution of the Earth Lab Honors — 1 unit Prerequisite: Geology A185H or concurrent enrollment. Laboratory and field exercises to learn how the geologic history of the earth may be determined. Extended weekend field trip required. May be taken for grades or on a pass/ no-pass basis. Lab. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. Geology A280 — Introduction to Mineralogy — 4 units Advisory: Chemistry A110 or Chemistry A130. Introduction to basic concepts of mineralogy, crystallography, crystal and mineral chemistry, beginning optics, paragenesis of economic minerals, and plate tectonics of mineral resources. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. This course may also be offered online. Lecture, Lab. Transfer Credit: CSU. Geology A280 — Petrology — 4 units Prerequisite: Geology A280. Origin, occurrence, identification, and classification of rocks and rock-forming minerals. Emphasis on hand lens/ microscopic identification and field occurrences. This course may also be offered online. Lecture, Lab. Transfer Credit: CSU. GERMAN German A180 — Elementary German 1 — 5 units The focus is on development of elementary proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in German, with an introduction to cultures related to the German language. This course is equivalent to two years of high school German. May be taken for grades or on a pass/ no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. German A185 — Elementary German 2 — 5 units Prerequisite: German A180 or completion of two years of high school German with a grade of ‘C’ or better. Continuation of German A180, with further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency, and additional exploration of cultures related to the German language. This course is equivalent to three years of high school German. May be taken for grades or on a pass/ no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. German A280 — Intermediate German 1 — 4 units Prerequisite: German A185. Continuation of German A185, with further development of language skills at the intermediate level and exploration of cultures related to the German language. Additional emphasis on reading and writing, with an introduction to selected literary works. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. German A285 — Intermediate German 2 — 4 units Prerequisite: German A280. Continuation of German A280, with further refinement of language skills at the intermediate level and investigation of cultures related to the German language in preparation for higher level specialized work. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. HEALTH EDUCATION Health Education A100 — Personal Health — 3 units Advisory: English A099 or equivalent This course focuses on the exploration of major health issues and behaviors in the various dimensions of health. Emphasis is on positive health behaviors and personal responsibility. Topics include mental health, stress, drugs, alcohol, smoking, exercise, nutrition, weight control, chronic and infectious diseases, sexuality, consumer health, violence, aging and environmental health. This course may also be offered online. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC C-ID PHS 100. Health Education A111 — Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation — .5 units Techniques and theory of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Completion qualifies student for American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR/AED certification. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU. Health Education A112 — First Aid and CPR — 2 units Emphasizes injury prevention, early medical care, first aid for common injuries and life-saving skills. Successful completion qualifies a student for the American Red Cross Standard First Aid Card and CPR Certification. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. C-ID KIN 101. Health Education A122 — Drugs, Health and Society — 3 units Advisory: English A099 or equivalent Examination of the use, misuse and abuse of drugs, both licit and illicit, in American society and the pharmacologic, neurologic and physiologic effects of selected substances on the human brain. Includes psychosocial, legal, historical, political, social, economic and health related aspects; drug dependency, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention education. Focuses on the impact of psychoactive drugs on the individual and society, including the epidemiology and toxicology of substance abuse and its relevance to personal and public health. Epidemiologic data on the prevalence, incidence, and trends of smoking, alcohol, prescription and other drug dependencies in the U.S. will be covered, as well as risk factors associated with the use and abuse of these substances. Current options for recovery and a survey of local resources will be reviewed. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. This course may also be offered online. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC C-ID PHS 103. Health Education A136 — Nutrition, Fitness and Performance — 3 units An applied nutrition course for individuals interested in health, fitness, and athletics. Principles of nutrition are studied and applied to the athlete and active individuals. Includes pre and post event food and fluid selection, nutrient requirements, supplements, muscle mass and body fat related to performance. Same as Food and Nutrition A136. Students completing Health Education A136 may not receive credit for Food and Nutrition A136. May be taken for grades or on a pass/no-pass basis. Lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU. 189