Basic Skills (BS)

BS ABE01  Career Information and Guidance

0 Units
Lecture: 1-90   

Information on noncredit and credit enrollment procedures, college placement, assessment, and diagnostic test administration, test score interpretation and course eligibility, career assessment, exploration, and goal setting.

BS ABE02  Adult Basic Education

0 Units
Lecture: 1-288   

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

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202229198BS:ABE02MT10:00am - 12:05pmA. Ndirangu-Mwathi40-119
Fall 202230113BS:ABE02WR10:00am - 12:05pmL. Espinoza Rodriguez40-119
Fall 202230273BS:ABE02F11:30am - 12:20pmF. RobinsonOCAM-MECA
Fall 202230274BS:ABE02F1:00pm - 1:50pmF. RobinsonOCAM-MECA

BS ABE05  Career Development

0 Units
Lecture: 4-90   

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 202228719BS:ABE05R4:30pm - 6:20pmF. JohnsonONLINE-SYNCH

BS ASVB1  ASVAB Preparation 1

0 Units
Lecture: 1-150   

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

BS ASVB2  ASVAB Preparation 2

0 Units
Lecture: 1-150   

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

BS BIO50  Biology Basic Skills

0 Units
Lecture: 9   

Basic skills needed for students to succeed in biological science classes. Topics include a contrast of the academic demands of science to non-science disciplines, preparation for biological laboratory experiences as well as lectures, development of personal study plan to manage the large volume of information, interpretation of biological graphs and diagrams, introduction to common Latin and Greek words to build vocabulary, use of memorization techniques, application of test-taking strategies for biological exams, especially lab practica, and analysis of test results. These techniques and strategies will be discussed using biological concepts and vocabularies as examples. Recommended to be taken concurrently with any biological science class.

BS CNSL4  Orientation for Noncredit Programs

0 Units
Lecture: 1-40   

Orientation for noncredit programs including requirements, guidelines, eligibility, student success strategies, progress policies, appropriate student conduct, and educational planning for noncredit programs.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202229970BS:CNSL4T10:00am - 11:50amA. KamelONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229971BS:CNSL4T10:00am - 11:50amL. WidbyONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202230213BS:CNSL4T10:00am - 11:50amS. AvilaONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202230214BS:CNSL4T4:00pm - 5:50pmS. AvilaONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202230215BS:CNSL4M4:00pm - 5:50pmB. VuONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202230216BS:CNSL4F10:00am - 11:50amB. VuONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202230268BS:CNSL4F10:00am - 12:00pmB. VuONLINE-SYNCH

BS CNSL5  Career and Life Planning for ESL

0 Units
Lecture: 4-56   

Career and life planning through self-exploration of student personality, interests, and values. Research occupational careers, labor markets, and educational requirements for different jobs. Goal-setting, decision-making, and cohesive teamwork. Job search skills using internet and other resources. Survey campus and community programs, degrees, and resources using the college catalog. Explore opportunities after ESL.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202228757BS:CNSL5W8:30am - 11:35amM. Ngo66-286
M9:30am - 11:00amV. GarciaONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202228759BS:CNSL5R6:30pm - 9:35pmS. Wang66-286
Fall 202228760BS:CNSL5T7:00pm - 8:30pmM. GonzalezONLINE-SYNCH

BS EPCS  English Preparation for College Success

0 Units
Lecture: 4-75   

Develops expository and argumentative essay and research paper formatting. Emphasizes critical reading of academic material for college coursework.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202229793BS:EPCSTR9:30am - 11:35amJ. Davis77-1060
Fall 202229794BS:EPCSMW6:00pm - 8:05pmM. Perez CardenasONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229798BS:EPCSTR9:30am - 11:35amJ. Davis77-1060
Fall 202229803BS:EPCSTR9:30am - 11:35amJ. DavisONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229838BS:EPCSMW6:00pm - 8:05pmM. Perez CardenasONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229839BS:EPCSMW6:00pm - 8:05pmM. Perez CardenasONLINE-SYNCH

BS HCM1  Transitional Math for Health Careers 1

0 Units
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.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202229341BS:HCM1MTWR8:00am - 1:30pmA. Kamel35-1
MTWR8:00am - 1:30pmA. Kamel35-3
MT8:00am - 1:30pmA. Kamel35-1
MT8:00am - 1:30pmA. Kamel35-3

BS HSEMA  HSE Preparation: Mathematics

0 Units
Lecture: 1-288   

Improve mathematical knowledge and skills in preparation for the math section of High School Equivalency (HSE) exams (GED and HiSET). Test areas include number operations, algebra, statistics, and geometry.

BS HSERL  HSE Preparation: Reasoning through Language Arts

0 Units
Lecture: 1-288   

Reading comprehension and writing skills in preparation for the Language Arts section of High School Equivalency (HSE) exams (GED and HiSET). Test areas include reading comprehension, argument analysis and text comparison, grammar mechanics, and extended response development.

BS HSESC  HSE Preparation: Science

0 Units
Lecture: 1-288   

Improve scientific knowledge in preparation for the science section of High School Equivalency (HSE) exams (GED, and HiSET). Test areas include life science, physical science, and earth and space science.

BS HSESS  HSE Preparation: Social Studies

0 Units
Lecture: 1-288   

Social studies knowledge in preparation for sections of the High School Equivalency (HSE) exams (GED and HiSET). Exam areas include United States (U.S.) history, world history, geography, government, and economics.

BS LRN01  Short-Term Review

0 Units
Lecture: 1-80   

Review of reading comprehension, writing and language skills, number operations, algebra, and geometry.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202229039BS:LRN01M8:45am - 11:35amJ. BeltranNotEntered-XXXX
MF8:45am - 11:35amJ. BeltranNotEntered-XXXX
MF10:30am - 11:20amJ. BeltranONLINE-SYNCH
M10:30am - 11:20amJ. BeltranONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229040BS:LRN01F9:00am - 11:50amY. CardonaOCAM-LV
Fall 202229041BS:LRN01T1:00pm - 3:50pmL. Espinoza Rodriguez40-119
Fall 202229043BS:LRN01M9:00am - 11:50amL. Espinoza RodriguezONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229044BS:LRN01T9:00am - 11:20amL. Espinoza RodriguezOCAM-SD
Fall 202229045BS:LRN01R8:50am - 11:20amB. Ramirez CatalanOCAM-WPCC
Fall 202229046BS:LRN01W9:00am - 11:50amJ. LuuOCAM-LV
Fall 202229047BS:LRN01R1:00pm - 3:50pmA. Medina40-119
Fall 202229048BS:LRN01W1:00pm - 3:30pmA. Ndirangu-MwathiONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229050BS:LRN01W9:00am - 11:50amA. Ndirangu-MwathiOCAM-WPCC
Fall 202229052BS:LRN01W1:00pm - 3:50pmB. Ramirez Catalan40-119
Fall 202229053BS:LRN01R10:30am - 11:55amA. MedinaOCAM-PLUM
Fall 202229055BS:LRN01M1:00pm - 3:50pmK. Zapata40-126
Fall 202229056BS:LRN01M9:00am - 11:50amK. ZapataOCAM-LV
Fall 202229057BS:LRN01T9:00am - 11:50amK. ZapataONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229058BS:LRN01W9:00am - 11:50amK. ZapataONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229059BS:LRN01R9:00am - 11:50amK. ZapataONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229491BS:LRN01F8:45am - 11:35amJ. BeltranNotEntered-XXXX
F10:30am - 11:20amJ. BeltranONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229512BS:LRN01MTW10:00am - 11:05amD. Necke30-114

BS LRN03  Math Skills Review

0 Units
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.

BS LRN06  Personal Computer Applications

0 Units
Lecture: 4-288   

Current word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, cloud computing, productivity, and collaboration software; personal and work online communication management, internet safety and digital footprint awareness, keyboarding, and basic computer skills improvement.

BS LRN50  Learning Support Laboratory

0 Units
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 LRN76  Improving Reading Comprehension

0 Units
Lab: 1-320

Prepares students for reading informational materials. Emphasis on reading comprehension, vocabulary, and how to read a textbook.

BS LRN81  Improving Writing

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Develop as a writer through practice and reflection. Improve writing process and product through prewriting, writing, editing, and revising. Develop writing strategies and confidence in a community of writers.

BS MCCR  Math for College and Career Readiness

0 Units
Lecture: 4-140   

Contextualized math course to prepare students for successful transition to college, apprenticeships, and employment. Topics include numeracy, fractions, decimals, unit conversion, ratios, proportions, algebra, measurement, and statistics.

BS MPS  Math Preparation for Statistics Success

0 Units
Lecture: 4-75   

Review of arithmetic and algebraic skills that are required to be successful in college statistics. Topics include the numerical operators including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division as well as square roots, exponents, factorials, and sums. Conversion between fractions, decimals, and percent as it relates to probabilities and statistics. Work with graphs of linear equations and their slopes and finding distance between two points. Graphing, solving, and interpreting linear equations and inequalities. Evaluate algebraic expressions using order of operations. Graph and interpret lines, their slope, and find distance between two points. Introduction into basic vocabulary and concepts of statistics. Emphasis on critical reading and thinking skills as they pertain to college statistics.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202229792BS:MPSMW6:00pm - 8:05pmJ. DavisONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229797BS:MPSMW6:00pm - 8:05pmJ. DavisONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229802BS:MPSMW6:00pm - 8:05pmJ. DavisONLINE-SYNCH

BS MPSTM  Math Preparation for BSTEM Success

0 Units
Lecture: 4-75   

Review of algebraic skills to be successful in BSTEM (Business, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) courses. Topics of review include fundamental operations on algebraic expressions and functions; simplify polynomial and rational expressions; apply properties of exponents and evaluate exponential expressions and functions; and solve linear systems of equations with elimination, substitution, and matrix row operations.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202229791BS:MPSTMMW9:30am - 11:35amJ. Davis61-3315
Fall 202229795BS:MPSTMTR1:00pm - 3:05pmJ. DavisONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229796BS:MPSTMMW9:30am - 11:35amJ. Davis61-3315
Fall 202229800BS:MPSTMTR1:00pm - 3:05pmJ. DavisONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229801BS:MPSTMMW9:30am - 11:35amJ. DavisONLINE-SYNCH
Fall 202229805BS:MPSTMTR1:00pm - 3:05pmJ. DavisONLINE-SYNCH

BS MTH01  Developmental Mathematics Concepts and Applications

0 Units
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 RWCCR  Reading and Writing for College and Career Readiness

0 Units
Lecture: 1-80   

Contextualized reading and writing course to prepare students for successful transition to apprenticeships, college, and career. Skimming and scanning, annotation, reading for main idea, reading strategies, sentence structure, summarizing versus responding, paragraph structure, paragraph types, reading charts and graphs, and vocabulary.

BS STD80  Foundations for Academic Success

0 Units
Lecture: 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 study skills through tutoring and computer-based learning. Tutorial assistance in other subject areas may be available.

Print Options