Basic Skills (BS)

BS ABE01  Career Information and Guidance

0 Units
(May be taken four times for credit)
Lecture: 1-90   

Orientation to credit and noncredit enrollment procedures, assessment and diagnostic test administration information, test score interpretation and course selection, career assessment and exploration.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201624810BS:ABE01R - J. Fernando66-169
Fall 201624811BS:ABE01R - J. Fernando66-169
Fall 201624812BS:ABE01R - J. Fernando66-169

BS ABE02  Adult Basic Education

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
Lecture: 1-288   

Improve basic skills of adult learners. Content includes reading comprehension, language and mathematics.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201625019BS:ABE02F9:00am - 1:00pmM. Milovich Goff45-XXXX

BS ABE03  Adult Basic Education - Leadership Development

0 Units
(May be taken four times for credit)
Lecture: 1-90   

Leadership styles and individual leadership skills including effective communication, facilitation, problem-solving, decision-making and conflict resolution. Introduction to organizational structures, governance, models and group process.

BS ABE04  Guidance and Orientation to Special Programs

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
Lecture: 40   

Orientation and guidance for noncredit programs, including the College's mission, program guidelines, regulations, and eligibility requirements; information on courses and programs, and educational planning.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201624901BS:ABE04R5:00pm - 7:00pmS. Avila28A-XXXX
Fall 201624902BS:ABE04W2:00pm - 4:00pmS. Avila28A-XXXX

BS ABE05  Career Development

0 Units
(May be taken two times for credit)
Lecture: 90   

Career preparation, assessment, and interest inventory. Exploration of career fields and employment opportunities. Resume writing, cover letter, interview skills, and employment portfolio. Internet for use in career exploration.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201624875BS:ABE05M10:00am - 11:00amJ. Wright30-XXXX
Fall 201624980BS:ABE05TR1:00pm - 3:00pmP. Duran35-1
T1:00pm - 3:00pmP. Duran67A-XXXX
R1:00pm - 3:00pmP. Duran35-1
T12:30pm - 3:00pmP. Duran35-1
T1:00pm - 3:00pmP. Duran35-1
R12:00pm - 3:00pmP. DuranNotEntered-XXXX
T12:00pm - 3:00pmP. Duran17-XXXX
T12:00pm - 3:00pmP. Duran17-XXXX
W9:00am - 12:00pmP. Duran35-1
R12:00pm - 3:00pmP. Duran35-1
R12:30pm - 3:00pmP. Duran17-XXXX
Fall 201624996BS:ABE05T9:00am - 10:30amM. McNall10-XXXX

BS ABE06  Basic Skills Foundation

0 Units
(May be taken two times for credit)
Lab: 1-320

Assessment and remediation of basic reading, mathematics, writing, and critical thinking. Includes study skills and test taking strategies.

BS ABE07  Re-Entry Work Skills Needed for Today's Workforce

0 Units
Lecture: 1-240   

Development of skills necessary for employment. Topics include workplace ethics, job search techniques, resume writing and preparing for an interview.

BS ASVAB  ASVAB Preparation (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery)

0 Units
(May be taken four times for credit)
Lecture: 15-150   

General knowledge in five of the ten areas of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Exam; general science, word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, arithmetic reasoning, and math knokwledge; test preparation skills

BS ASVB2  ASVAB Preparation 2

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
Lecture: 1-288   

Higher level concepts in math reasoning, science skills, and vocabulary found on the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocqtional Aptitude Battery)

BS CNSL5  Career Life Planning

0 Units
(May be taken four times for credit)
Lecture: 16-90   

Evaluates career options using a systematic approach to self-exploration and the career and life planning process including identification of values, interests, skills and self-management style. Develop decision-making and goal-setting skills and identify barriers to success. Explores careers and job search techniques.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623553BS:CNSL5F11:30am - 12:59pmC. Bonilla66-171
Fall 201623738BS:CNSL5R8:30am - 11:29amM. Ngo66-286
Fall 201623741BS:CNSL5T6:30pm - 9:59pmM. Ngo66-286

BS GEDMA  GED Prep: Mathematics

0 Units
(May be taken two times for credit)
Lab: 1-288

Improve mathematical knowledge and skills in preparation for the Math section of the General Education Development (GED) exam. Test areas include number operations, geometry, statistics and algebra.

BS GEDRD  GED Prep: Lang Arts, Reading

0 Units
(May be taken four times for credit)
Lecture: 1-288   

Improve comprehension and reading knowledge and skills in preparation for the Language Arts: Reading section of the General Education Development (GED) exam. Poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, art reviews and workplace documents.

BS GEDSC  GED Prep: Science

0 Units
(May be taken two times for credit)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 1-288

Improve scientific knowledge and skills in preparation for the Science section of the General Education Development (GED) exam. Test areas include physics, chemistry, life science, earth science and astronomy.

BS GEDSS  GED Preparation: Social Studies

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 1-288

Improve historical knowledge in preparation for the social studies section of the General Education Development (GED) exam. Test areas include United States history, world history, geography, government and economics.

BS GEDWR  GED Preparation: Language Arts, Writing

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
Lab: 1-288

Improve organizational and grammatical knowledge and skills in preparation for the Language Arts: Writing section of the General Education Development (GED) exam. Test areas include paragraph organization, sentence structure, usage, grammar mechanics and essay development.

BS HCM1  Transitional Math for Health Careers 1

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
Lecture: 4-288   

Contextualized basic math to prepare for successful transition to health career programs including numeracy, fractions, decimals, unit conversion, ratios, and proportions to apply to dimensional analysis.

BS LANG1  Language Skills Laboratory

0 Units
Lab: 1-320

Designed for ESL students, either enrolled in an ESL class or awaiting admission, to enhance pronunciation, listening, writing and comprehension skills. Also open to AmLa students, foreign language, American Sign Language students to enhance skills in the primary target language.

BS LANG2  ESL Computer/Language Skills Laboratory

0 Units
Lab: 1-320

Enhance student's communication skills by providing access to the internet, thereby completing assignments for courses offered throughout the college.

BS LRN01  Short-Term Review

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
Lecture: 1-320   

Intensive review in the following subjects: reading, comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, basic math, pre-algebra and algebra. Computer programs, instructional materials and individual assistance are provided.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201625001BS:LRN01R1:30pm - 3:30pmD. NeckeNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201625021BS:LRN01F9:00am - 1:00pmM. Milovich Goff45-XXXX

BS LRN03  Math Skills Review

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
Lab: 1-288

Increase basic math knowledge and reduce math anxiety. Topics include fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percentages and the application of these skills in life and work situations.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201625020BS:LRN03F9:00am - 1:00pmNotEntered-XXXX

BS LRN06  Personal Computer Applications

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
Lecture: 1-288   

Improve keyboarding skills using software programs. Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation software, email and internet for personal management and for use in school and at work.

BS LRN50  Learning Support Lab

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Lab: 1-320

Learning and workplace skills are enhanced by computer use and instruction for students enrolled in or seeking enrollment in a college instructional program.

BS LRN72  Reading Acceleration

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Lab: 1-320

Provides instruction and practice in techniques of reading acceleration and variable reading speeds. Students who repeat will improve reading speed and comprehension rates.

BS LRN76  Improving Reading Comprehension

0 Units
Lab: 1-320

Prepares students for reading informational materials. Topics include spelling, reading comprehension, dictionary usage and how to read a textbook.

BS LRN81  Improving Writing Skills

0 Units
(May be taken two times for credit)
Lecture: 54   

Prewriting, writing, editing and revising skills. Content and structure of sentences, paragraphs and essays; emphasize development in writing through the integration of grammar and critical thinking.

BS MTH01  Developmental Mathematics Concepts and Applications

0 Units
(May be taken three times for credit)
Lab: 1-320

Hands-on activities and practical applications of algebraic principles: elementary geometry, signed numbers, ratio and proportion, factoring, pre-algebra, linear and quadratic equations, complex numbers, graphing, functions, sequences, linear and non-linear inequalities and systems, progressions, and sigma notation.

BS STD80  Foundations for Academic Success

0 Units
Lab: 54

College success course emphasizing academic achievement that promotes learning through self-awareness, time management, listening, note-taking, oral and written communication, test-taking, memorization and the use of campus resources using a brain-based perspective.

BS TR01  All Subject Tutoring

0 Units
Lab: 1-320

Assistance in writing, reading, mathematics and/or study skills through tutoring and computer-based learning. Tutorial assistance in other subject areas may be available.

BS TR02  Tutoring Techniques

0 Units
Lecture: 9   

Explores learning theories and tutoring techniques for tutoring individuals and small groups. Emphasis is placed on encouraging independent learning.

BS WRT2  Basic Writing Skills Development

0 Units
Lab: 1-320

Enhance basic skills in reading and writing, via the use of computer-assisted learning, email and on-line tools.

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