Vocational (VOC)

VOC ADJ01  The Administrative Justice System

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(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   

History and philosophy of the justice system, subsystems, roles, relationships and theories of crime causation and correction.

VOC ADJ02  Principles and Procedures of the Justice System

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(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   

Due process in criminal proceedings from pre-arrest through trial and appeal using statutory law and legal precedent.

VOC AGG01  Food Production, Land use & Politics-a Global Perspective

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Lecture: 54   

Surveys the world s food producing systems in terms of economic, political and cultural forces. Emphasizes ethical, sustainable food producing agriculture.

VOC AGL12  Exotic Animal Management

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Lecture: 54   

Care and management of exotic and alternative livestock species with emphasis on identification, health maintenance, handling techniques, nutrition, and reproduction. Includes analysis of industry trends and principal marketing uses of exotic animals.

VOC AGL14  Swine Production

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Swine enterprises and the ways and means of entering them. Swine management, including handling, feeding, breeding, farrowing, butchering, and marketing. Practical skills are taught using the college farm.

VOC AGL16  Horse Production and Management

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Selection, utilization, and management of the light horse. Emphasis is on evaluation, health care, and handling skills.

VOC AGL17  Sheep Production

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Survey of the sheep and goat industries; management of commercial, purebred and small farm flocks; selecting, feeding, breeding, and basic care of small ruminants plus marketing of sheep, goats and their products. Laboratory and field trips required.

VOC AGL18  Horse Ranch Management

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Skills and procedures used in the management of an equine business. Includes business plans and record keeping, staff and financial management, horse care and training, and farm design for a variety of horse operations.

VOC AGL19  Horse Hoof Care

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Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Proper horse hoof care; shoeing, trimming and disease recognition and control.

VOC AGL20  Horse Behavior and Training

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(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Breaking and starting young horses. Concentrates on halter training of foals, ground work on yearlings, and green-breaking two-year-olds and up. Includes lunging techniques, driving, and breaking to a saddle. Training in collection, turning, backing, leads and trailer loading.

VOC AGL30  Beef Production

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Purebred and commercial beef cattle production; emphasis on the importance of breeds, breeding principles, selection, nutrition, environmental management, health, marketing, and recordkeeping to ensure scientifically based management decisions and consumer product acceptance as applied to beef cattle. Laboratory required. Field trips required.

VOC AGL34  Livestock Judging and Selection

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Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Study of form and appearance of farm animals as related to their function. Includes judging of breeding and terminal livestock as well as carcass evaluation. May require field trip.

VOC AGL96  Animal Sanitation and Disease Control

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Lecture: 54   

Prevention and control of infectious diseases affecting domestic animals including basic disease concepts, transmission of infectious diseases, principles of sanitation, and fundamentals of immunology.

VOC AGL97  Artificial Insemination of Livestock

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Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Theory and application of artificial insemination of domestic animals, including semen evaluation and processing, heat synchronization, and pregnancy diagnosis.

VOC AGN01  Animal Science

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Lecture: 54   

Fundamental problems and essential concepts of animal production. Types of domestic animals and their utilization by humans.

VOC AGN02  Animal Nutrition

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Lecture: 54   

Composition of feeds and their utilization by domestic animals including digestive physiology, animal assessment, feed appraisal and compiling of rations.

VOC AGN51  Animal Handling & Restraint

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Methods of proper handling large and small animals, including chemical and physical techniques of restraint. Field trips Required.

VOC AGN94  Animal Breeding

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Lecture: 54   

The science of animal breeding, including fundamentals of inheritance, reproduction and breeding systems for domestic animals. Artificial insemination, embryo manipulation, and current topics in reproductive biotechnology will also be included.

VOC AGP70  Pet Shop Management

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Lecture: 54   

Pet shop operations and the economic aspects of the pet industry. Organization and operation of pet shops, animal care practices, and sound business management practices.

VOC AGP71  Canine Management

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Selection, feeding, housing, breeding and management of dogs, including commercial aspects of the dog as a domestic pet. Laboratory work will include practical experience in the handling and training of dogs. May include field trips.

VOC AGP72  Feline Management

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Lecture: 54   

Care and management of cats including breed identification and characteristics, grooming, showing, nutrition, practical care, behavior, breeding, and housing.

VOC AGP73  Tropical and Coldwater Fish Management

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Lecture: 36   

Care and keeping of marine and freshwater aquarium fishes, plants, and invertebrates. Guidance on setting up aquariums, choosing compatible species, feeding, health care, breeding, and raising fish.

VOC AGP74  Reptile Management

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Lecture: 36   

Care and maintenance of reptiles and amphibians, including snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, newts, salamanders, and frogs. Identification and characteristics of reptiles commonly kept as pets. Housing, feeding, health maintenance, breeding, and raising of reptiles.

VOC AGP76  Aviculture - Cage and Aviary Birds

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Lecture: 54   

Cage and aviary birds marketed in the wholesale and retail pet trade. Identification, nutrition, breeding, disease prevention and control, aviary construction. Psittacines, soft bills, finches, game birds, poultry, and ornamental waterfowl.

VOC AGR-G  Home Gardening

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Lecture: 54   

Organic and traditional gardening, plants, and fruit orchards. Includes design, propagation methods, pruning, fertilizing, and pest control.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130496VOC:AGR-GF1:30pm - 3:20pmS. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130497VOC:AGR-GM1:00pm - 2:50pmS. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130498VOC:AGR-GM10:00am - 11:50amS. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130499VOC:AGR-GT1:00pm - 2:50pmS. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130501VOC:AGR-GR1:00pm - 2:50pmS. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130502VOC:AGR-GR10:00am - 11:50amS. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130504VOC:AGR-GW10:00am - 11:50amS. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130505VOC:AGR-GW1:00pm - 2:50pmS. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX

VOC AGR01  Horticultural Science

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Lecture: 54   

Horticulture skills and techniques for use in gardening, nursery, and landscape applications. Emphasis on propagation, cultural practices, and the study of plant relationships, structure, growth and development Off-campus meetings required.

VOC AGR02  Plant Propagation/Greenhouse Management

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 38

Plant Propagation and production practices with emphasis on florists' plant, woody ornamentals, and fruits. Commercial techniques include seed propagation, cuttings, grafting and budding, layering, fern sporing, and division. Stresses greenhouses and other environmental structures for plant propagation and production.

VOC AGR05  Park Facilities

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Lecture: 54   

Management and operation of different types of park facilities. Includes the management of sports fields, recreation centers, campgrounds, aquatic facilities, and golf courses.

VOC AGR13  Landscape Design

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Landscape design for residential and small commercial sites including the design process, drafting, graphics, site evaluation, landscaping materials, and plant usage. Field trips and off-campus assignments are required.

VOC AGR15  Interior Landscaping

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Lecture: 54   

Design, installation, and maintenance practices used in interior landscaping. Includes identification, culture, and care of plants suitable for interior use.

VOC AGR24  Integrated Pest Management

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Common agricultural pests in Southern California and physical, biological, and chemical pest control principles and practices, including integrated pest management (IPM). Stresses use, safety, equipment, laws, and regulations of pesticides. Field trips are required.

VOC AGR25  Floral Design 1

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Lecture: 24   Lab: 44

Principles of floral design: form, style, and composition. Includes designing of floral arrangements, wreaths, sprays, baskets, bouquets, wedding flowers, and corsages.

VOC AGR26  Floral Design 2

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Lecture: 24   Lab: 44

Contemporary floral design theory emphasizing creativity, self-expression, and professional design situations.

VOC AGR27  Floral Design 3

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Lecture: 24   Lab: 44

Advanced principles of floral design and florist operations management. Includes designs and operations related to holidays, parties, weddings, and sympathy.

VOC AGR29  Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Identification, growth habits, culture and ornamental use of landscape annuals, biennials, perennials, ferns, indoor plants, groundcovers and vines adapted to climates of California. Plants emphasized will come from the California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers (CANGC) and California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) certification test plant lists.

VOC AGR30  Ornamental Plants - Trees and Woody Shrubs

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Identification, growth habits, culture, and ornamental use of landscape trees and shrubs adapted to climates of California. Plants emphasized will come from the California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers (CANGC) and California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) certification test plant lists. Off campus meetings required.

VOC AGR32  Landscaping and Nursery Management

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Operation and management of wholesale and retail nurseries. Includes site location and layout of areas, greenhouse management, soil mixes, proper use of fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, growth regulators, irrigation, mechanization, financing, personnel management, retail displays, advertising, customer relationships, federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Field trips are required.

VOC AGR39  Turf Grass Production and Management

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Introduction to cultivation, maintenance, and management of turfgrasses utilized for athletic fields, golf courses, parks, cemeteries, and commercial and residential lawns. Identification, installation, cultural requirements, and maintenance practices are emphasized. Field trips required.

VOC AGR40  Sports Turf Management

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Prepares students to work in the sports turf industry. Emphasizes turf cultural techniques used in sports turf management. Includes turf surfaces used on baseball, football, soccer, tennis, golf courses, driving ranges, and other sports fields in both professional and amateur sports. Field trips required.

VOC AGR50  Soil Science and Management

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Principles of soil management, including management of air, water, nutrients, organic matter. Study of soil including physical, chemical, and biological properties, classification, derivation, use, function, and management including erosion, moisture, retention, structure, cultivation, organic matter, and microbiology as they pertain to optimized plant, growth. Laboratory topics include soil type, classification, soil reaction, soil fertility, and physical properties of soil. Laboratory required. Field trips are required.

VOC AGR51  Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Selection, operation, repair and maintenance of power equipment used in the agriculture and landscape industry. Include two- and four-wheel drive tractors, skip loader, skid steer loader, backhoes, lawnmowers, edgers, weed eaters, blower vacuums, rototillers, chainsaws, spraying equipment and all-terrain vehicles. Laboratory includes use of this equipment.

VOC AGR52  Hydraulics

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Operation, maintenance, and repair of hydraulic systems used on agriculture and industrial equipment.

VOC AGR53  Small Engine Repair 1

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Principles and repair of small engines used in landscape, industrial and agricultural applications. Includes repair of lawnmowers, chainsaws, 2-cycle engines, 4-cycle engines, spraying equipment, all-terrain vehicles, and other related gas-powered equipment.

VOC AGR55  Diesel Engine Repair

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Repair and maintenance of diesel engines used to power industrial, landscape and agricultural equipment. Includes hands-on experience maintaining, servicing, and repairing diesel engines.

VOC AGR56  Engine Diagnostics

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Analysis and evaluation of tractor engine power failures with hands-on experience in the proper diagnostic procedures of power equipment. Includes service, maintenance and repair of tractor electrical systems: electrical wiring, voltage regulators, generators, alternators, switches, gauges, batteries, and test equipment. Field trips are required.

VOC AGR57  Power Train Repair

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Service, maintenance, and repair of power trains. Includes hands-on experience with clutches, transmissions, differentials, power take-off units, and final drives used to transmit power on tractors and other outdoor power equipment. Field trips are required.

VOC AGR62  Irrigation Principles and Design

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Principles of irrigation, design techniques, sprinkler system components, and hydraulic principles used in nursery management, interior design, residential, and commercial landscapes. Special emphasis is given to water conservation. Field trips are required.

VOC AGR63  Irrigation Systems Management

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Systematic approach to water conservation in landscapes. Soil-plant-water relationships, evapotranspiration, irrigation schedules, salinity and drainage, and irrigation efficiency. Water measurement, soil moisture measurement, irrigation systems, and practical constraints affecting scheduling. California water supply issues. Irrigation efficiency testing will be incorporated to demonstrate proper methods of water audits and system evaluation. Field trips are required.

VOC AGR64  Irrigation - Drip and Low Volume

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Conservation of water in landscapes by utilization of drip and low-flow irrigation practices. Design, installation techniques, operation, and maintenance of drip and low-flow irrigation systems, including determination of irrigation requirements, selection of emitters and low-flow devices, and uniformity of water distribution. Includes hands-on experience in design and installation techniques. Field trips are required.

VOC AGR71  Construction Fundamentals

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Construction techniques and tools used in landscaping with construction projects that include surveying techniques, utilities (gas, water, and electricity), woodworking, and masonry.

VOC AGR72  Landscape Hardscape Applications

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Landscape construction pertaining to hardscape featured in the landscape. Estimation and installation of fences, walks, planters, patios, lighting, barbecues, gazebos, decks, ponds, spas, fountains, and pools. Students will gain hands-on experience in the laboratory activities.

VOC AGR73  Landscaping Laws, Contracting, and Estimating

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Lecture: 54-54   

Landscape laws, contracting and estimating as they pertain to landscape construction. Information covered will be helpful for the Landscape Contractor's (C-27 classification) licensing exam administered by the State of California. Off campus assignments required.

VOC AGR75  Urban Arboriculture

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Care and management of ornamental trees. Includes pruning techniques, fruit tree care, bracing, cabling, and pest control. Safe practices in the use of equipment including the use of ropes, chippers, boom trucks, chain saws, and identification and evaluation of common trees. Prepares students for the tree worker and arborist certification (ISA) exams.

VOC ANA50  Basic Anatomy and Physiology

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Lecture: 60-180   

Introduction to human anatomy and physiology by systems with brief descriptions of biochemistry, cell biology, and molecular biology. Upon completion, students will understand normal functions and be able to recognize pathologies.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
R1:00pm - 3:05pmC. SanchezONLINE-XXXX
MTWR1:00pm - 3:05pmC. SanchezONLINE-XXXX

VOC AR101  Design I - Elements of Design

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Design and design process including conceptualization, visualization, form making, presentation, expression, and site analysis of physical, contextual, and cultural aspects of design and the urban environment. Portfolio will be produced. Field trips are required.

VOC AR102  Design 2 - Architectural Design

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Second level architectural design studio with a focus on site analysis, design conceptualization, form making, program development and presentation. Emphasis is on critical thinking and problem solving integrated with the artistic design process. Investigations will stress symbolic expression, aesthetics, craftsmanship, technical skills, vocabulary and physical object making through the design of multi-family residential, institutional and cultural buildings. Field trips are required.

VOC AR121  CADD and Digital Design Media - Level I

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

CADD (Computer Aided Design and Drafting) Level 1 and computer application in architecture, engineering and related fields, including spreadsheet, CAD, and presentation application. Field trips required.

VOC AR122  Architectural Presentations

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Analysis and preparation of architectural presentation projects, including schematic and final design, architectural models, oral presentation techniques, board layouts using hand-drawn and computer-aided techniques, and development of project portfolio. Field trips required.

VOC AR141  Design Drawing and Communication

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Architectural drawing techniques including graphic standards, scales, orthographic, paraline, and perspective projections. Field trips required.

VOC AR147  Architectural CAD and BIM

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

3-D Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM)for architectural design and design development. Portfolio of 3-D building models and extracted 2-D drawings will be produced. Field trips required.

VOC AR222  Advanced Digital Design, Illustration and Animation

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Architectural Computer Aided Design (CAD), 3-Dimensional (3-D) illustration, rendering and animation. Virtual walk-through and fly-through videos of interior and exterior 3-D models with photo-realistic materials and lighting will be produced.

VOC AR247  Architectural CAD Working Drawings

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 71

Architectural Computer Aided Design (CAD) for design development and working drawings. Portfolio of working drawings using Building Information Modeling (BIM) and CAD applications of integrated 3-D and 2-D BIM/CAD models will be produced. Field trips required.

VOC ASC02  Animal Nutrition

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Lecture: 54   

Composition of feeds and their utilization by domestic animals including digestive physiology, animal assessment, feed appraisal and compiling of rations.

VOC ASC20  Horse Behavior and Training

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Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Breaking and starting horses of all ages. Concentrates on halter training of foals, ground work on yearlings, and green-breaking two-year-olds and up. Includes lunging techniques, driving, and breaking to a saddle. Training in collection, turning, backing, leads, and trailer loading.

VOC BA07  Principles of Accounting - Financial

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Lecture: 90   

Financial accounting required of Business Administration and Accounting majors. Defines financial accounting and its relevance to business decision-makers, accounting concepts and techniques, analysis and recording of financial transactions, and preparation, analysis and interpretation of financial statements focusing on application of generally accepted accounting practices. Includes asset, liability, and equity valuation, revenue and expense recognition, cash flow, internal controls, ethics, and financial statement analysis. General Ledger Accounting Software program is integrated throughout and used to complete various homework assignments.

VOC BA11  Fundamentals of Accounting

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Lecture: 54   

Accounting vocabulary and theory, equations to solve word problems, simple and compound interest, present value, consumer and business credit, mortgages, financial statements and ratios, inventory, depreciation, business taxes, and investments.

VOC BA68  Business Mathematics

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Lecture: 54   

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, percentages, fractions, signed numbers, equations, and problem solving.

VOC BA70  Payroll and Tax Accounting

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Lecture: 54   

On-the-job payroll accounting. Surveys the various tax procedures required by the employer and employee in filing the correct forms for Social Security, federal, and state income taxes and their reconciliation. Laws related to Worker's Compensation, State Disability Benefit Laws, and Fair Employment Practices are discussed.

VOC BA71  Personal Financial Planning

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Lecture: 54   

Integrative approach to personal finance focusing on practical financial decision making as well as the social, psychological, and physiological contexts in which those decisions are made. Students will examine their relationships with money, set personal goals, and develop a plan to meet those goals. Topics include consumerism, debt, healthcare, investing, retirement, long-term care, disability, death, and taxes.

VOC BA72  Bookkeeping - Accounting

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Lecture: 90   

Bookkeeping and accounting principles including the accounting cycle for service and merchandising companies, cash management, payroll, and special journals. Computerized simulations and completion of an accounting project for a company.

VOC BA75  QuickBooks for Accounting

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Lecture: 54   

Accounting concepts utilizing QuickBooks, a general-ledger software program. Hands-on use of a microcomputer to process accounting transactions, prepare statements and reports, and complete accounting cycle tasks.

VOC BA76  Excel for Accounting

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Lecture: 54   

Analysis of financial data and preparation of managerial accounting reports using Excel software. The development of comprehensive analysis models using Microsoft Excel formulas, pivot tables, and pivot charts to summarize complex managerial accounting data into information for decision making. Includes manufacturing and consolidation worksheets, financial statement analysis, and statement of cash flows. The ability to demonstrate the use of presentation methods like Microsoft PowerPoint to effectively communicate analysis of managerial accounting information.

VOC BCDP  Basic Computing - Desktop Publishing

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Lecture: 12-56   

Basic desktop publishing to create and produce professional-looking publications.

VOC BCPP1  PowerPoint Basics 1

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Lecture: 12-56   

Basic use of PowerPoint to create slide presentations.

VOC BCPP2  PowerPoint Basics 2

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Lecture: 12-56   

Create PowerPoint presentations using text and object animation, video, audio, and hyperlinks.

VOC BM10  Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement

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Lecture: 54   

History and evolution of thought in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), including the theories and methods of Deming, Juran, and Crosby. Practical application of quality management process and tools are presented for the continuous improvement of organizational quality. Relevant case studies are included.

VOC BM20  Principles of Business

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Lecture: 54   

Business and its functions, background, development, organization, and opportunities. Business terms, current trends, methods, contemporary and future problems, and current business practices are covered.

VOC BM51  Principles of International Business

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Lecture: 54   

International business environment with a global perspective. Introduces global viewpoints across the full spectrum of business functions, including, but not limited to: accounting, finance, human resources, management, operations, production, purchasing, and strategic planning.

VOC BM52  Principles of Exporting and Importing

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Lecture: 54   

Practical information needed to participate in activities related to the exporting and importing of goods and services. Includes vocabulary, acronyms, trends, regulations, regional agreements, documentation, and challenges related to the exporting and importing of goods and services.

VOC BM60  Human Relations in Business

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Lecture: 54   

Inter-disciplinary study of how people work and relate at the individual, group, and organizational level. Topics include motivation, team work, leadership skill, and how to handle organizational change.

VOC BM61  Business Organization and Management

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Lecture: 54   

Functions of management, management concepts, planning, organizing, staffing, and controlling. Theories of management, lines of authority, functions of departments, and the importance of policies, procedures, and controls.

VOC BM62  Human Resource Management

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Lecture: 54   

Direction of people including guidance, control, supervisory problems, training, job analysis, interviewing, testing, rating, and other functions involving human resources. Designed to improve the overall understanding of the relationship between the individual and the business organization.

VOC BM66  Small Business Management

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Lecture: 54   

Organizing, starting, and operating a small business enterprise. Emphasis on entrepreneurial applications in a small business environment.

VOC BM85  Special Issues in Business

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Lecture: 36   

Provide business majors with a forum to gain knowledge, develop techniques, problem solve and implement an actual business plan. Special emphasis will be placed on the particular project of the actual business used as the class project.

VOC BO05  Business English

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Lecture: 54   

Skills and techniques of English, as applied to business situations, with emphasis on effective document structure.

VOC BO25  Business Communication

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Lecture: 54   

Written communications, including letters and memos, for a variety of situations in the business environment. Includes writing of good news, bad news, sales, claims, and persuasive correspondence; letters and resumes appropriate to job seeking and application; and practicing oral skills as applied to job interviews and business reports.

VOC BO26  Oral Communications for Business

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Lecture: 54   

Oral communication used in business situations such as training sessions, presentations, professional discussion, and telephone interactions.

VOC BS35  Professional Selling

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Lecture: 54   

Principles of selling and the role of a salesperson in the marketing process. Includes characteristics and skills necessary for a successful salesperson, techniques for prospecting and/or qualifying buyers, buyer behavior, and critical steps in the selling process. Students develop and offer a sales presentation for a selected product, service or concept.

VOC BS36  Principles of Marketing

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Lecture: 54   

Organization and function of system of distributing goods and services from the point of production to the consumer. Preparation of a marketing plan using product, distribution, promotional, and pricing strategies.

VOC BS50  Retail Store Management and Merchandising

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Lecture: 54   

Principles and practices used in the management and merchandising of retail stores. Includes critical buying function, merchandising, promotional techniques, sit selection, layout, staffing, market positioning, and customer service.

VOC BS85  Special Issues in Marketing

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Lecture: 36   

Provides marketing majors with a forum to gain knowledge, develop techniques, problem-solve and implement an actual business marketing plan. Special emphasis will be placed on the particular project of the actual business used as the class project.

VOC CC1  Care Coordinator 1

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Lecture: 30-60   Lab: 20-30

Communication, culture, diversity, the healthcare system, resources, and wellness to provide timely access to quality healthcare through all phases of the healthcare continuum.

VOC CC2  Care Coordinator 2

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Lecture: 30-60   Lab: 20-30

Determine needs of patients, identify resources, and create an appropriate discharge plan to prevent readmission. Includes technology, community resources, support delivery, and personal and professional development.

VOC CC3  Care Coordinator 3

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Lecture: 12-60   Lab: 10-20

Patient care coordination from pre-admission to post-discharge.

VOC CD  Child Development

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Lecture: 50   

Survey of child development, addressing knowledge and skills in the development of children from prenatal to school age development. Introduction to theories, stages, best practices, and career paths. The course does not fulfill Title 22 requirements for employment or educational requirement for the CA Child Development Matrix.

VOC CI11  Database Management - Microsoft Access

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Lecture: 54   

Design, creation, and management of relational databases using Microsoft Access. Basic database design, creation of tables, queries, forms, reports, and macros. Creation of custom graphical user interface and introduction to Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) code.

VOC CI11L  Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory

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Lab: 27

Laboratory for VOC CI11 - Database Management - Microsoft Access. Exercises focusing on design and development of a business database using Microsoft Access software, including creation of tables and relationships between tables, queries, forms, reports, macros, and an introduction to Visual Basics for Applications (VBA) programming language to make a fully-functioning, user-friendly Access database.

VOC CNT50  Personal Computer (PC) Servicing

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Personal computer (PC) and peripheral servicing techniques, preventative maintenance, hardware configurations, software configurations, software diagnostics, and the use of test equipment.

VOC CNT52  PC Operating Systems

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Current operating systems required for A+ and Network+ Certification and general computer servicing. Includes: identification of major components, installation, configuration, upgrading, and troubleshooting.

VOC CNT54  PC Troubleshooting

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Personal computer (PC) servicing. Includes isolating, identifying, and repairing specific problems in the computer environment at the hardware level. Prepares students for the A+ Certification Exam.

VOC CNT56  Computer Networks

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Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Standards, terminology, design, implementation, and troubleshooting techniques as they relate to both local and wide area networks. Emphasis on hardware and software components, network architecture, and data transmission methods. Of special interest to computer and network technicians and those seeking certification in A+, Network+, or other certifications.

VOC CNT60  A+ Certification Preparation

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Lecture: 36   

Prepares the student and qualified computer technician for the A+ certification examination. All aspects of the A+ Essentials and A+ Practical Application test modules will be stressed through both lecture review and test simulation software.

VOC CNT62  Network+ Certification Preparation

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Lecture: 36   

Prepares the student or A+ certified technician for the Network+ (Net+) certification examination. Includes Open System Interconnection (OSI) model, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and implementing, installing, maintaining, and supporting networks.

VOC CPBC1  Basic Computing - Level 1

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Lecture: 54   

Introduction to the personal computer, including terminology and basic computer operations in a Windows environment.

VOC CPBC2  Basic Computing - Level 2

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Lecture: 54   

Create documents in applications such as Microsoft Word; includes basic computer maintenance and problem-solving techniques.

VOC CPBC3  Basic Computing - Level 3

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Lecture: 54   

Software application skills including creative projects which introduce computer graphics.

VOC CPBE1  Basic Excel - Level 1

0 Units
Lecture: 12-56   

Introduction to Excel, including terminology, and working with data in a spreadsheet application.

VOC CPBE2  Basic Excel 2

0 Units
Lecture: 12-56   

Basic functions in Excel including formulas, sorting, filtering data, and formatting tables.

VOC CPBE3  Basic Excel 3

0 Units
Lecture: 12-56   

Basic Excel including storing, manipulating and analyzing data in spreadsheets, and displaying data graphically using charts.

VOC CPCC  Creative Computing

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Creative skills in utilizing graphic designs for projects such as business cards, letterhead, labels, flyers, posters, greeting cards, and computer-generated fabric designs.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130990VOC:CPCCT5:30pm - 8:20pmL. Espinoza RodriguezONLINE-XXXX

VOC CPCL  Computer Laboratory

0 Units
Lab: 1-320

A laboratory study program designed to complement the lecture materials presented in computer program instructional courses.

VOC CPDI  Digital Photography for the Beginner

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Digital camera operations, image management, composition, and use of graphics software.

VOC CPNET  Internet Research - an Introduction

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Fundamental Internet functions including terminology, email, search engines and research tools.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131057VOC:CPNETW8:30am - 11:20amL. Espinoza RodriguezONLINE-XXXX

VOC CRIMJ  CRIMINAL JUSTICE

0 Units
Lecture: 75-180   

History, structure, and functions of the American criminal justice system; law enforcement, courts, and corrections agencies. Examine the interrelationship across agency processes and their impact on contemporary issues in society.

VOC CS11  Computer Keyboarding

0 Units
Lecture: 40-112   

Develops alpha and numeric keyboarding skills on a personal computer at a straight-copy rate of 25- to 40-gross words a minute with a predetermined error limit. Includes keyboarding of letters, tables, and reports.

VOC CS12  Intermediate Computer Keyboarding

0 Units
Lecture: 40-112   

Develops computer keyboarding speed and accuracy with a proficiency standard upon completion of 35- to 55-gross words a minute with a predetermined error limit. Uses word processing software to format letters, memos, reports, tables, and other related business documents.

VOC CS41  Office Management Skills

0 Units
Lecture: 40-80   

Training and skill building in filing systems and procedures, proofreading, telephone techniques, faxing, emailing, electronic calendaring of events, appointments, meetings, memos, and business letters.

VOC CSB10  Office Skills

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Skills necessary to work in an office setting including: alpha and numeric keyboarding, email etiquette and standards, electronic calendaring, ten-key, composing, formatting and storing business documents, and telephone techniques.

VOC CSB11  Computer Information Systems

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 27

Overview of computer information systems including computer hardware, software, networking, programming, databases, Internet, security, systems analysis, ethics, and problem solving using business applications.

VOC CSB15  Microcomputer Applications

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 27

Windows operating system (OS) and applications, simple business examples using up-to-date browser, word processing, spreadsheet, database management and presentation software, and integration of software applications.

VOC CSB16  Macintosh Applications

0 Units
Lecture: 27   Lab: 27

Macintosh operating system and related tools; creating files using office applications; storing and sharing files using iCloud.

VOC CSB21  Microsoft Excel

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Spreadsheet concepts using Microsoft Excel including formatting, formulas and functions, charts, linked worksheets, pivot tables, macros, and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) code.

VOC CSB31  Microsoft Word

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Word processing with Microsoft Word and its editing, formatting, and language tools to create, edit, and format business and publication documents. Includes creating flyers, newsletters, and other publication documents using advanced formatting techniques and tools.

VOC CSB51  Microsoft PowerPoint

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Using PowerPoint to plan, design, and produce effective presentations. Includes creating charts, diagrams, and storyboards; developing appropriate text content; and adding sound, animation, and movies.

VOC CSB61  Desktop Publishing Software

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Formerly VOC CP60 Using desktop publishing software to integrate text and various graphic objects, design, edit and produce a variety of high-quality business publications.

VOC CSW15  Web Site Developmen

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 27

Use of professional visual Web-authoring application to plan, develop, implement publish and maintain Web sites.

VOC ED  Careers in Education

0 Units
Lecture: 60-180   

Explore career opportunities in education and the necessary training, education, and certifications needed to gain employment in this sector. Examine the personal, professional, and technical skills suitable in an education setting.

VOC EDT16  Basic CAD and Computer Applications

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Basic CD (Computer Aided Design and Drafting) and computer application in engineering and related fields (including basic word processing, spreadsheet, CAD and presentation applications.

VOC EDT18  Engineering CAD Applications

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Intermediate CAD for engineering, explores the 2-D and 3-D environments, 3-D parametric solid modeling.

VOC EL10  Introduction to Mechatronics

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

A combination of conventional electronic technology with mechanical and computer technology. Special emphasis is on robotics. Hands-on activities include the building of a robot.

VOC EL11  Technical Applications in Microcomputers

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Personal computer (PC) applications used in electronics technology. Includes word processing, spreadsheets, database, computer presentation methods, and internet research specifically designed for electronics technology.

VOC EL12  Computer Simulation and Troubleshooting

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Troubleshooting of electronic hardware, including use of computer-based tools for simulation and troubleshooting of analog and digital circuits. National Instruments Multisim software will be used for circuit analysis, value substitution, and fault diagnostics.

VOC EL50A  Electronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC)

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Direct Current (DC) electrical circuits and their applications. Covers DC sources, analysis, test equipment, measurements, and troubleshooting of resistive devices and other basic components. Includes Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's law, and network theorems. (Students seeking a survey course in electronics should take VOC EL10, Introduction to Mechatronics, rather than VOC EL50A or 50B.)

VOC EL50B  Electronic Circuits (AC)

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Alternating Current (AC) electrical circuits and their applications. Covers AC sources, analysis (using complex numbers), test equipment, measurements, and troubleshooting of basic circuits with capacitors, inductors, and resistors. Includes impedance, resonance, filters, and decibels.

VOC EL51  Semiconductor Devices and Circuits

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Solid-state devices and circuits, including bipolar-junction and field-effect transistors, rectifier diodes, operational amplifiers, and thyristors. Analog circuits studied include discrete and integrated circuit amplifiers, voltage regulators, oscillators and timers. Emphasizes configurations, classes, load lines, characteristic curves, gain, troubleshooting, measurements, and frequency response.

VOC EL53  Communications Systems

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Analog and digital communications systems. Emphasizes analog and digital modulation principles, multiplexing, protocols, and telecommunications circuits and systems.

VOC EL54A  Industrial Electronics

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Industrial electronic components and basic control circuits. Includes time delay controls, thyristor controls, relays, optoelectronic (opto) devices, direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) motor control, transducers, silicon controlled rectifier (SCR) and unijunction transistor (UJT) devices.

VOC EL54B  Industrial Electronic Systems

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Systems application of industrial electronics including industrial production and processes, automation, and programmable and motor controllers. Emphasis is on programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

VOC EL55  Microwave Communications

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Microwave components and circuits. Stresses transmission lines, Smith Charts, impedance matching, antenna characteristics, wave propagation, frequency analysis, and measurement techniques.

VOC EL56  Digital Electronics

0 Units

Combinational and sequential logic circuits emphasizing number systems, binary math, basic gates, Boolean algebra, Karnaugh maps, flip-flops, counters, and registers. Stresses design and troubleshooting techniques.

VOC EL61  Electronic Assembly and Fabrication

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Manufacturing and fabrication processes associated with the electronics industry. Printed circuit board (PCB) design from conception to completion. Emphasizes electrical schematics, bill of material (BOM), component selection, layout design, manufacturability, assembly, soldering, de-soldering, and surface-mount technology.

VOC EL62  Advanced Surface Mount Assembly and Rework

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Advanced course in assembly and repair (soldering) on surface mount assemblies (SMT). Material is similar in content to the Institute for Printed Circuits (IPC) surface mount assembly and rework certification.

VOC EL74  Microcontroller Systems

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Microcontroller systems and programming methods; programmable logic devices (PLDs); serial communications; conversion of signals from analog to digital formats and the converse. Industry applications, interfacing, and troubleshooting.

VOC EL76  FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License Preparation

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Prepares qualified electronics and aviation technicians for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commercial General Radiotelephone Operator License (GROL).

VOC EL81  Lab Studies in Electronics

0 Units
Lab: 54

Extended laboratory experience supplementary to those available in the regular program. Allows the student to pursue more advanced and complex laboratory projects and experiments.

VOC EMT90  Emergency Medical Technician

0 Units
Lecture: 100-160   Lab: 45-60

Approved by the Los Angeles (LA) County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency. Develops the ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of various illnesses and injuries. Teaches proper procedures of pre-hospital emergency care per local and national standards. Awards an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course Completion Certificate needed to take National Registry Certifying Exam. Necessary for many jobs in emergency care and is a prerequisite for entry into a paramedic program and most fire department jobs.

VOC ESD02  Production of Boutique Crafts for Retail Sales

0 Units
Lab: 54

Design and production of boutique crafts. Includes marketing, pricing, cost analysis, and use of emerging technology.

VOC ESD03  Lettering Styles and Advertising Calligraphy

0 Units
Lab: 54

Styles of calligraphy as they are used in art, media, and advertising. Includes size, placement, styles, and emerging technology.

VOC ESD07  Handcrafted Needlework for Retail Sales

0 Units
Lab: 54

Needlework technique including knitting, crocheting, embroidery, needlepoint for plastic canvas, and emerging technology to construct finished products for sale.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131067VOC:ESD07T9:00am - 12:05pmD. BeightolONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131068VOC:ESD07R9:00am - 12:05pmD. BeightolONLINE-XXXX

VOC ESD08  Jewelry Production and Design for Retail Sales

0 Units
Lecture: 12-56   

Design and construct wire-worked jewelry using beads and stones with various methods of wire wrapping, coiling, hammering, and emerging technology.

VOC ESD09  Sewing and Design

0 Units
Lab: 54

Basic sewing techniques for basic tailoring, pattern reading, cutting, and style design to construct professional looking garments.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131072VOC:ESD09M9:00am - 12:05pmS. StringfellowONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131073VOC:ESD09M12:25pm - 3:30pmS. StringfellowONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131074VOC:ESD09M5:25pm - 8:30pmS. StringfellowONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131075VOC:ESD09R9:00am - 12:05pmS. StringfellowONLINE-XXXX

VOC ESD10  Beginning Decorative Art Production for Retail Sales

0 Units
Lab: 54

Introduction to decorative painting and associated mediums. Includes painting on a variety of surfaces using tole art brush strokes used in folk art, stenciling, and other design applications and emerging technology.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131077VOC:ESD10M12:30pm - 3:35pmD. BeightolONLINE-XXXX

VOC ESD11  Intermediate Decorative Art Production for Retail Sales

0 Units
Lab: 54

Intermediate tole art brush strokes on a variety of surfaces using acrylic paints, associated mediums, and emerging technology to create finished products.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131079VOC:ESD11R12:30pm - 3:35pmD. BeightolONLINE-XXXX

VOC ESD15  Jewelry and Lapidary Production Design

0 Units
Lecture: 12-56   

Jewelry making, stone cutting, polishing, and lapidary work, using emerging technology.

VOC EST50  Electrical Fundamentals for Cable Installations

0 Units
Lecture: 40-120   Lab: 20-60

Electrical fundamentals for cable and wire installations and other low voltage systems. Includes direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC), solid-state devices, digital and microprocessor devices, and their application to cable installations.

VOC EST51  Electrical & Tool Fundamentals

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Electrical and tool(hand and power) fundamentals for low voltage systems used in residential, and commercial security, networks, and audio/video systems. Topics include tool fundamentals, DC/AC sources and components, solid-state devices, digital devices, and their application to low voltage systems.

VOC EST52  Fabrication Techniques for Cable Installations

0 Units
Lecture: 40-75   Lab: 20-40

Fabrication techniques used in the installation of home theater, computer networks, home automation, and other low voltage system applications. Emphasis on hand and power tools, construction methods, and materials as they apply to cable and wire installations. Prepares students for the California (CA) State Contractors C-7 low voltage systems license.

VOC EST53  Residential/Office System Installations

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Residential/office systems and their installations. Emphasis on security, audio/video systems, wiring and cable standards and the installation techniques required for such systems.

VOC EST54  Cable and Wiring Standards

0 Units
Lecture: 40-120   Lab: 20-60

Cable and wire standards of video, voice, and data wiring for home theater, computer networks, home automation, telecommunications, and other low voltage system installations. Emphasis on copper wire, coax, fiber optic, and structured cables.

VOC EST56  Home Theater, Home Integration & Home Security Systems

0 Units
Lecture: 40-75   Lab: 20-40

Home theater, home integration, home management Power Line Carriers (PLCs), security hardware and programming, and the installation and servicing of such systems.

VOC EST61  Electronic Circuits/Systems Troubleshooting

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Troubleshooting basic electronic circuits and systems to component level. Circuits include power supplies, amplifiers, audio circuits, and video systems.

VOC EST62  Electronic Troubleshooting 1

0 Units
Lecture: 30-60   Lab: 30-60

Troubleshooting appliances and electronic systems to the subsystem and component levels. Covers installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and operation of a variety of small and large appliances.

VOC EST64  Electronic Troubleshooting 2

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Troubleshooting advanced electronic video circuits and systems to component level. Includes HDTV (plasma, LCF, DLP).

VOC ET90A  Introduction to EMS System

0 Units
Lecture: 15-25   Lab: 22-30

Prerequisite for VOC EMT 90. Introduces concepts of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System, roles, and responsibilities. Basic concepts of patient assessment and scene management taught. Stresses collaboration with other scene team members.

VOC FDB1  Financial and Database Managment 1

0 Units
Lecture: 4-288   

Short-term introduction to small business and database software to introduce elementary computer literacy. Data entry in small business accounting management software. Create customers, vendors, and basic transactions. Design simple databases and explore database objects including simple forms, reports, and queries.

VOC FDB2  Financial and Database Management 2

0 Units
Lecture: 4-288   

Further instruction in basic computer literacy for small business and database software. Process sales tax, refunds, discounts, and credits using small business accounting software. Create classes and basic estimates. Modify reports, queries, and forms.

VOC FSF  Tool Use and Field Service Fundamentals

0 Units
Lecture: 2-50   Lab: 2-50

Introductory course in tool use and material fabrication as applied to field-serviceable equipment. Covers elementary aspects of installation and maintenance with emphasis on safety and proper use of hand and power tools, fasteners, and other hardware.

VOC FSH08  Introduction to Fashion

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Fashion industry as a whole, including raw materials, manufacturing, retailing, technology, world economics, globalization, and careers. Includes apparel design, manufacturing, retail merchandising, sales, promotion, textile production, and career opportunities.

VOC FSH09  History of Fashion

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Survey of Western costume and fashion from antiquity to contemporary times. Emphasis is placed on style as it relates to social, economic, and political forces, and the relationship of historic styles to current fashion.

VOC FSH10  Clothing Construction 1

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Essentials of industry standard apparel construction techniques using a variety of machines and equipment. Students will be given instruction in single needle machine operation, industrial overlock operation, and garment assembly.

VOC FSH12  Clothing Construction 2

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Advanced industry construction techniques using overlock and single needle machines.

VOC FSH15  Aesthetic Design in Fashion

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Design principles and influences in apparel selection and fashion design. Projects applying design elements and principles using computer-aided design (CAD) software.

VOC FSH17  Textiles

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Manufacturing of textiles and fabrics and the factors that determine the suitability for end use. Topics include natural and synthetic fibers, yarns, fabric construction, dyes, finishes, legislation, and care. Emphasis is on selection criteria for textile product design and recent developments in the textile field.

VOC FSH20  Illustration for Fashion and Costume Design

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Drawing techniques for fashion and theatrical costume design. Application of the basic techniques used in drawing a well-proportioned male and female figure and in rendering garment flats using texture, fabric and design detail. Students will explore a variety of mediums.

VOC FSH21  Patternmaking I

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Theory and application of basic flat patternmaking techniques to create garment designs using industry standards. By means of dart and seam manipulation, patterns will be created, constructed, and fitted.

VOC FSH22  Fashion Design by Draping

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Three dimensional dress design through draping fabrics directly to a dress form to create original designs and patterns to interpret fashion illustrations and technical flats.

VOC FSH23  Patternmaking 2

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Intermediate pattern drafting and flat patternmaking with an introduction to technical packages. Students apply patternmaking theories to create ready-to-wear sportswear designs for misses and women's wear.

VOC FSH24  Fashion Patternmaking by Computer

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Industrial fashion patternmaking and grading using Gerber computer-aided design (CAD) technology. Exploration of drawing techniques, pattern development, flat pattern manipulation, and the sizing and grading of patterns.

VOC FSH25  Fashion Digital Illustration and Design

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Technical fashion drawing techniques using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Includes drawing production flats, colorization, and digital fashion figures using a computer as a drafting tool. Exploration of popular computer techniques and apparel industry design methods.

VOC FSH57  Fashion Retailing and Production Technologies

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

VOC FSH59  Fashion Retailing

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Overview of fashion retailing, on site environments, online fashion stores, management and multi-channel retailers. Principles focus on the fashion segment of the retailing industry and the merchandising of fashion products.

VOC FSH62  Retail Buying and Merchandising

0 Units
Lecture: 72   

Principles and practices used in retail buying and merchandising environment. This course emphasizes the buyer's role in merchandising management, quantitative retail formulas, costing calculations, pricing strategies, and managing profit. Students will apply concepts learned using Microsoft Excel.

VOC FSH63  Fashion Promotion

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Principles and techniques of integrated marketing communications for apparel wholesale and retail products. Emphasis focuses on principles of integrated marketing and communication strategy, market and consumer research, branding, and the comprehensive nature of promotion in the fashion merchandising environment and emphasizes the changing nature of promotion in a global marketplace.

VOC FSH66  Visual Merchandising Display

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Design principles, color theory, space, and lighting in relation to visual merchandising display areas and interior design of stores using various applications of computer graphics programs.

VOC FSVCS  Food Services

0 Units
Lecture: 60-180   

Principles of food preparation, service procedures and sanitation, and safety practices in the food service industry. Study the application of food costing, recipes and menu planning, and professional dining service practices in various types of food operation businesses. Examine employment skills and knowledge suitable for careers in this industry.

VOC GOG10  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

An introduction to the fundamentals of a geographic information system (GIS), including history of automated mapping; introduction to cartographic principles; overview of software, such as ArcView; hardware; application of GIS technology in environmental sciences, government, business, terminology, data and spatial analysis.

VOC GRP10  Photoshop Imagery

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Adobe Photoshop software skills, techniques and digital workflow practices from digital image editing and retouching to the composited imagery commonly created for using photography, commercial design, printing and publishing, the internet and multimedia authoring production.

VOC GRP12  Advanced Photo Editing with PhotoShop

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Adobe Photoshop Extended software skills and techniques for the creative photorealistic imagery commonly used in photography, commercial design, printing and publishing, the Internet and multimedia authoring production.

VOC GRP16  Illustrator Graphics

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Adobe Illustrator software skills, techniques and digital workflow from essential digital drawing basics to creatively conceived illustrative imagery and renderings commonly created for use in commercial design, printing and publishing, the Internet and multimedia authoring production.

VOC GRP18  Advanced Image Design - 3D Modeling Techniques

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

3D graphics modeling software skills and production techniques from 2D orthographic drawing to the creatively conceived 3D imagery and animated environments commonly created for self-expression, entertainment, commercial design, printing and publishing, the Internet and multimedia authoring production.

VOC GRP20  Applying Photos and Images in Multimedia

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Multimedia graphics software skills and production techniques for combining text, image, audio, video, animation and scripting media to author multimedia projects commonly created for self-expression, entertainment, commercial design, the Internet and multimedia production.

VOC GRP8  Digital Media

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Introductory course for all disciplines interested in learning scientific concepts, terminology and basic techniques used to produce digital media content. Includes software such as Adobe Photoshop, Apple iPhoto and iMovie, and computer and other electronic hardware techniques necessary to acquire, store, edit, transfer or output digital media files.

VOC HBB1  Starting a Home-Based Business

0 Units
Lecture: 24   

Starting a home-based business to become self-employed. Includes basic marketing, finance and management skills.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131095VOC:HBB1M8:55am - 12:00pmR. TuckerONLINE-XXXX

VOC HBB2  Managing and Growing Your Home-Based Business

0 Units
Lecture: 24   

Managing day-to-day business activities to increase revenue and profitability to grow a home-based business.

VOC HBBUS  Starting a Home-Based Business

0 Units
Lecture: 24   

Starting a home-based business to become self-employed. Includes basic marketing, finance and management skills.

VOC HEP  Healthcare Exam Preparation

0 Units
Lecture: 4-75   

General health sciences, affixes and medical terminology, statistical graphing and charting, technical writing, grammar, reading comprehension, listening and communicating skills, and test-taking strategies for entrance into healthcare programs and exams.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131427VOC:HEPMW10:30am - 12:35pmS. TarmanONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131428VOC:HEPTR5:30pm - 7:35pmB. HambyONLINE-XXXX

VOC HHA  Home Health Aide

0 Units
Lecture: 10-30   Lab: 10-30

Preparation for certification as Home Health Aide by the State of California. Includes Federal and State regulations, client needs, quality of care, and clinical hours.

VOC HOSP  Hospitality

0 Units
Lecture: 60-180   

Organizational structure and functions of the various segments that comprise the hospitality industry. Examination of principles of management, service, and business operations. Study of history, development, and interrelatedness of segments in the industry, along with careers in hospitality.

VOC HTH01  Certified Nursing Assistant

0 Units
Lecture: 65-105   Lab: 85-125

This course prepares students to function as a nursing assistant in a variety of health care settings under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Students will be prepared to take the California Nurse Aide certification examination upon completion.

VOC HTH04  Acute Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

0 Units
Lecture: 48-75   Lab: 80-120

Preparation of CNA to provide basic personal care to patients in acute care facilities and hospitals.

VOC HTH05  Health Careers Skills Lab (HCRC)

0 Units
Lab: 1-320

Health occupational training and experience using instructional equipment and simulators for health occupation competencies.

VOC HTH06  Health Careers Employability Skills

0 Units
Lecture: 10-60   

Provides training to ensure the delivery of high quality care meeting the industry expectations. This course covers communication competency, workplace ethics and professionalism, team building and collaboration, effective problem solving, embracing diversity, and demonstrating compassion.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130508VOC:HTH06MTWR1:00pm - 3:05pmC. SanchezONLINE-XXXX
MTW1:00pm - 3:05pmC. SanchezONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130510VOC:HTH06MTWR9:00am - 11:05amC. SanchezONLINE-XXXX
MTW9:00am - 11:05amC. SanchezONLINE-XXXX

VOC HTH12  Medical Terminology

0 Units
Lecture: 40-60   

Medical terminology used in various allied health fields.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
R9:00am - 11:05amC. SanchezONLINE-XXXX
MTWR9:00am - 11:05amC. SanchezONLINE-XXXX

VOC ID10  Introduction to Interior Design

0 Units
Lecture: 36   

Interior design and the planning of total interior environments that meet individual, functional, and environmental needs. Field trips may be required.

VOC ID10L  Introduction to Interior Design Laboratory

0 Units
Lab: 54

Application of the interior design practice and the planning of total interior environments that meet individual, functional, and environmental needs. Field trips may be required.

VOC ID12  Materials and Products for Interior Design

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Analysis, application, and evaluation of products and materials used in interior design. Field trips required.

VOC ID14  History of Furniture and Decorative Arts

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Historic development of structure, interior spaces, furniture, and decorative arts throughout the world. Interior architecture is illustrated in this overview of design heritage from antiquity to present. Emphasis is placed on style development as it relates to social, economical, and political influences as well as the use of materials and technology. Field trips may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130902VOC:ID14MTWR2:45pm - 4:55pmI. NoonanONLINE-XXXX

VOC IHSS  In-Home Support Service

0 Units
Lecture: 120-150   

Preparation to assist elderly, disabled and ill persons living at home. Communication skills, maintenance of a healthy environment, and procedures for emergencies. Physical, emotional and developmental characteristics of the patients served, personal hygiene, safe transfer techniques and basic nutrition.

VOC ITECH  Information Technology

0 Units
Lecture: 54-80   

Information Technology core aspects focusing on applications, processes, and their impact on society, businesses, and individuals. Career opportunities that utilize IT skills and participate in activities that integrate teamwork and communication skills that will enhance employability.

VOC LWFRC  Law Enforcement

0 Units
Lecture: 60-180   

Policing in America including its historical evolution, social issues in law enforcement, and practices in law and public safety. Policing agencies at the local, state, and federal levels.

VOC MAST  Medical Assistant

0 Units
Lecture: 60-180   

Scope of practice, tasks, and responsibilities of the Medical Assistant; theory and foundational skills in medical assisting. Study essential competencies that provide a central body of knowledge for movement into administrative or clinical career paths.

VOC 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.

VOC MDCS  Medical Core Studies

0 Units
Lecture: 60-180   

Study of health and disease, human body systems, medical terminology and vocabulary, and healthcare systems and processes. Focus on anatomy, physiology, pathology of the various systems, and career opportunities in healthcare.

VOC MF10  Mathematics & Blueprint

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Applications of mathematical principles, including fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, geometry and trigonometry to manufacturing problems and their solutions. Reading and interpreting part drawings, assembly drawings and sketches used in the manufacturing industry.

VOC MF11  Manufacturing Processes 1

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Manual and computerized manufacturing, manual lathes and mills, tool nomenclature and Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) operations. Operation of CNC machines.

VOC MF110  Introduction to CAD

0 Units
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Basic Computer Aided Design (CAD) and computer applications (AutoCAD and SolidWorks) in engineering and related fields, including basic word processing, spreadsheet, CAD, and presentation applications. Production card and digital calipers required.

VOC MF12  Manufacturing Processes 2

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

The study of manufacturing equipment and manufacturing processes. Theory and practice in milling operations, tooling setup, metallurgy, heat treatment, precision grinding and basic tool design.

VOC MF140  Print Reading and Shop Practice

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Print reading, layout, tools, and methods used in fabrication and manufacturing industries. Print reading fundamentals and mastery of tool and process selection, safety; proficiency in basic machine operation skills.

VOC MF155  Manual Machining 2

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Intermediate application of conventional mill and lathe safety and machining practices, tool nomenclature, lathe and mill operation, application and tooling. Production cards; safety glasses, hearing protection, and calipers required.

VOC MF160  Introduction to Mechanical Principles

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Use of mechanical demonstration kits, computer aided design (CAD) and other media to survey mechanical devices, concepts, and principles common to manufactured products and manufacturing processes. Analysis, discussion, and problem solving related to mechanical design scenarios and supported by CAD. Emphasis on mechanical literacy. Production cards and calipers required. Field trips may be required.

VOC MF180  Introduction to MasterCAM

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Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Use MasterCAM X software to create wire-frame part geometry, add tool paths, and create computer numerical control (CNC) code for CNC mills and CNC lathes. Overview of tooling and tooling nomenclature.

VOC MF250  Introduction to CNC Programming

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Theory and practice of manually developing Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programs. Writing and editing program code for CNC mills and lathes. Methods of transmitting data to CNC machines and operation of CNC mills and lathes.

VOC MF260  CNC Operation

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Operation of computer numerical control (CNC) machines and their applications in manufacturing. Students will learn to analyze and interpret industry prints to determine datums, orient work to the machines, set up, and apply work holding solutions and basic tooling and machining strategies common in the industry. Students will be involved in producing and machining industry representative parts.

VOC MF38  MasterCAM 1

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Use MasterCAM software to create wire-frame part geometry, add tool paths and create CNC code for CNC mills and CNC lathes.

VOC MF38B  Advanced MasterCAM

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Use MasterCAM software to create wire-frame 3D/multi-axis part geometry, add tool paths, and create CNC code for CNC mills and CNC lathes.

VOC MF38C  MasterCAM Solids

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Using MasterCAM software to design wire drawings, translate to solids drawings, and generate code from a solids creation to meet industrial standards.

VOC MF85  Manual CNC Operations

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Theory and practice in manually developing CNC programs. Methods of transmitting data to CNC machines and physical set-up and operations of CNC equipment.

VOC MFES  Manufacturing and Electrical Systems

0 Units
Lecture: 25-50   Lab: 25-50

A basic understanding of electrical systems; troubleshooting electrical circuits; understanding and identifying what quality is; use of tools for inspection; and diagnostics investigation.

VOC MFPP  Manufacturing and Production Principles

0 Units
Lecture: 25-50   Lab: 25-50

Focus on manufacturing and production principles. Concepts include torque, basic assembly techniques, use of materials, safety, use of tools, bonding and finishing, accurate measurements, high voltage safety, and reading blueprint drawings.

VOC MFTH  Manufacturing Theory and Blueprint Reading

0 Units
Lecture: 50-100   

Manufacturing theory, including lean manufacturing concepts, 5S methodology housekeeping, 7 wastes, principles of what is work, including value add and non-value add, continuous improvement, pull systems, and error proofing. Software includes Takt time production. Components of blueprints and how to read blueprint drawings.

VOC MIT  Mobile Information Technology for the Beginner

0 Units
Lecture: 12-54   

Introduction to mobile information technology for skills, concepts, and principles to safely and effectively use mobile platform devices and the internet.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131110VOC:MITF12:30pm - 3:20pmL. Espinoza RodriguezONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131111VOC:MITR9:00am - 11:50amL. Espinoza RodriguezONLINE-XXXX

VOC MR01  Medical Records

0 Units
Lecture: 25-60   Lab: 25-60

Basics of health information management and medical office skills. Topics include the content, structure, management, analysis, and processing of health information, and issues surrounding quality, confidentiality, and compliance. Special emphasis is placed on electronic information processing. Prepare students for the Electronic Health Records Specialist Certification exam from the National Healthcareer Association, with the potential to earn the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS™) credential.

VOC NF81  Cooking for Health and Wellness

0 Units
Lecture: 9   Lab: 27

Principles and techniques of healthful food preparation, investigation of chronic disease prevention through dietary means, and recipe modification. Includes laboratory experience in preparation of healthful foods and meals. Off-campus meetings may be required.

VOC NF82  Vegetarian Cuisine

0 Units
Lecture: 9   Lab: 27

Principles and techniques of vegetarian food preparation and investigation of issues related to vegetarian eating practices. Includes laboratory experience in preparation of vegetarian foods and meals. Off-campus meetings may be required.

VOC OTA  Occupational Therapy Aide

0 Units
Lecture: 40-130   Lab: 20-50

Role and skills of occupational therapy aide. Includes terminology, procedures and interpersonal skills.

VOC PCA  Personal Care Aide

0 Units
Lecture: 55-80   Lab: 35-50

Preparation to assist elderly, disabled, and ill persons. Roles and responsibilities of a caregiver. Communication skills, maintenance of a healthy environment, and procedures for emergencies. Physical, emotional, and developmental characteristics of the consumers served, personal hygiene, safe transfer techniques, and basic nutrition.

VOC PH11A  Intermediate Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Professional photography techniques and studio lighting. Includes studio and field assignments related to problems encountered while professionally photographing people and products. Topics include medium and large format film, continuous and strobe lighting.

VOC PH11B  Digital Capture Workflow

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Advanced application of digital capture and workflow using digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) medium and large format digital camera systems and software to produce high-quality digital photographs. Field trips may be required.

VOC PHO02  Laboratory Studies - Color Photography

0 Units
Lab: 54

Extended color laboratory experiences to supplement those available in the regular program. Provides students the opportunity to pursue more advanced projects and experiments.

VOC PHO04  Digital Cameras and Composition

0 Units
Lecture: 18   

Use of digital cameras, lenses, filters and exposure to compose quality photographs. Shooting assignments are given for analysis in class. Camera will be required after the second week.

VOC PHO09  Digital Image Editing for Photographers

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Software and techniques including digital workflow practices, digital image editing, enhancing and retouching methods commonly used in photography.

VOC PHO10  Basic Digital and Film Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Basic mechanical, optical and chemical principles of photography, including digital image systems. Laboratory experience involves problems related to camera and image output techniques.

VOC PHO11  Advanced Professional Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 108

Current professional techniques and studio lighting. Includes studio and field assignments related to problems encountered while professionally photographing people and products. Topics include medium and large format film and digital cameras, computer basics for professional photographers and studio lighting. Students must furnish a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera. Field trips may be required.

VOC PHO12  Photographic Alternatives

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Alternative photographic processes. Instant films: lifts and transfers, specialized lighting, stain toning, emulsion coating, and scenography will be applied to produce images not considered common to making photographic prints.

VOC PHO14  Commercial Lighting

0 Units
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Use of studio equipment, and studio and location lighting techniques used in all aspects of commercial photographic applications. Field trips may be required.

VOC PHO15  History of Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Survey of the history of photography from early 1800s to the present, introducing various concepts of photo representation and their impact on society. Field trip required.

VOC PHO16  Fashion and Editorial Portrait Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Fashion and editorial portrait photography with studio and location lighting techniques, creative concepts, styling, and working with models.

VOC PHO17  Photocommunication

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Enhancing visual communication of commercial, documentary, and fine art imagery. Includes using camera tools (lens, aperture, shutter) lighting, color, and design to create images that clearly communicate messages.

VOC PHO18  Portraiture and Wedding Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Professional studio and field techniques for portrait and wedding photography. Off-camera assignment or field trips may be required.

VOC PHO19  Digital Color Management

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Digital color management software and hardware skills, techniques and digital workflow practices commonly used in photography.

VOC PHO1A  Laboratory Studies: Beginning Black and White Photography

0 Units
Lab: 54

Extended black-and-white laboratory experiences to improve skills through further instruction and practice, as well as pursue more advanced projects and experiments.

VOC PHO1B  Laboratory Studies: Advanced Black and White Photography

0 Units
Lab: 54

Extended advanced black and white laboratory experiences with medium and large format cameras to improve skills and pursue more advanced photographic printing, processing, and enlarging techniques.

VOC PHO1C  Laboratory Studies: Studio Photography

0 Units
Lab: 54

Extended studio photography experiences to supplement those available through the regular program. Provides students the opportunity to improve skills through further instruction and practice, as well as pursue more advanced projects and experiments.

VOC PHO1D  Laboratory Studies: Computer Applications in Photography

0 Units
Lab: 54

Extended computer laboratory experiences to supplement those available in the regular program. Provides students the opportunity to improve skills through further instruction and practice, as well as pursue more advanced projects and experiments.

VOC PHO20  Color Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Use of color principles as they relate to commercial and artistic styles. This includes lighting, color theory, color management, exaggerated and unique color schemes applied color psychology principles.

VOC PHO21  Exploring Color Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Use of color principles as they relate to commercial and artistic styles and innovative use of color applications. Includes lighting and unusual techniques, exaggerated and unique color schemes, light-painting, lighting effects, high dynamic range effects and oversize output.

VOC PHO24  Advanced Digital Image Editing for Photographers

0 Units
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Advanced software and techniques for digital image editing, archiving, and retouching used in commercial photography.

VOC PHO28  Photography Portfolio Development

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Development of a photography portfolio for use in job application or gallery exhibition purposes. Field trips may be required.

VOC PHO29  Studio Business Practices for Commercial Artists

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Studio business practices for commercial artists. Small business operations, pricing services based on the Licensing Business Model, copyright basics, project production, and estimating and invoicing. Field trips may be required.

VOC PHO30  Advertising Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Overview of the commercial photographic industry. Exploration of the various commercial photography specialties including studio product and people photography, lifestyle, fashion and industrial/location photography with an emphasis on the development of a personal creative style. Field trips may be required.

VOC PHOTO  Basic Photography

0 Units
Lecture: 60-180   

Introductory photographic elements of art and principles of design, composition, and lighting. Explore career opportunities related to photography.

VOC PPCCR  Professional and Postsecondary Skills for College and Career Readiness

0 Units
Lecture: 4-80   

Contextualized essential professional and postsecondary skills course to prepare students for successful transition to college, apprenticeships, or career. Topics include effective communication, analysis/solution mindset, collaboration, digital fluency, empathy, adaptability, entrepreneurial mindset, handling setbacks, self-awareness, and social diversity/awareness.

VOC PT81  Physical Therapy Aide

0 Units
Lecture: 25-60   Lab: 25-60

Role and skills of physical therapy aide. Includes terminology, procedures, and interpersonal skills.

VOC RDTEC  Intravenous Therapy for Radiologic Technology

0 Units
Lecture: 10   Lab: 12

Principles and techniques of venipuncture. Includes anatomy and physiology of sites, instruments, intravenous (IV) solutions, equipment, puncture techniques, hazards and complications, emergency care, post-puncture care.

VOC 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.

VOC SPMD  Sports Medicine

0 Units
Lecture: 60-180   

Introductory theory and practice in sports medicine focusing on the prevention, recognition, evaluation, and treatment of common athletic injuries.

VOC SPT  Solar Panel Technology

0 Units
Lecture: 30-75   Lab: 10-25

Entry-level solar panel installation training for technician from project planning to final inspection and trouble shooting. Safe working practices, conditions where the most power can be captured from sunlight, and the physics of solar panel operation are covered. Additionally, the student will learn the mechanical aspects of installation such as tools, mounting hardware, and maintaining roof integrity. Electrical instruction will include the different configurations of circuitry and types of grid connections. Hands-on practical labs are designed to emphasize and support the lecture curriculum.

VOC ST1  Sewing and Tailoring 1

0 Units
Lab: 4-54

Patternmaking and garment fitting with flat pattern and draping methods, learned through process of creating a personal fitting form.

VOC ST2  Sewing and Tailoring 2

0 Units
Lab: 54

Haute couture garment construction, including couture tailoring techniques for inner structure, finishing, and achieving superior overall appearance.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131176VOC:ST2R12:25pm - 3:30pmS. StringfellowONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131177VOC:ST2W12:25pm - 3:30pmS. StringfellowONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131178VOC:ST2W9:00am - 12:05pmS. StringfellowONLINE-XXXX

VOC STECH  Surgical Technician

0 Units
Lecture: 60-180   

Scope of practice, tasks, and responsibilities of the Surgical Technician; the operative environment and professional roles.

VOC TCH60  Customer Relations for the Technician

0 Units
Lecture: 36   

Customer relations (soft skills) for the technician including benefits for knowing and using effective customer contact tools, proper customer interactions, ethics, and maintaining customer satisfaction.

VOC THR14  Stagecraft

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Theory and practice of scenery construction and stage lighting. Practical work in scene design and construction and lighting layouts, with the opportunity to perform these tasks in actual theatre situations. By virtue of the wide range of productions staged by the department, students who repeat this course will increase their skills and proficiency.

VOC THR15  Play Rehearsal/Performance

0 Units
Lab: 54-162

Planning, preparation, and presentation of college-sponsored dramatic presentations. Emphasis on acting. Attendance at performances is required.

VOC THR18  Technical Theater Practicum

0 Units
Lab: 54

Participation in the technical preparation and operation of productions presented to the community. The student will be involved in one or more of the following areas: stage scenery construction, stage lighting set-up, property construction, stage sound set-up, costume construction and makeup. Crew assignments will be given to the student upon enrollment. The availability of assignments is contingent upon the requirements of the production.

VOC THR19  Theatrical Costuming

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

The study of costume history, principles of costume design, fibers and textiles, basic costume construction and design rendering techniques. Costume crew assignments for major productions will provide practical instruction in actual performance demands on costumes and their proper maintenance. Class is suitable for people interested in costuming for theater, dance, film, television and reenactments.

VOC THR60  Children's Theater

0 Units
Lecture: 36   Lab: 72

A comprehensive study of threatre for the child audience in theory and practice. Specifically seeks to evaluate play production techniques and literature with an eye to the needs of an audience of children. Includes history of children's theatre, analysis of plays for children and actual experience in acting, directing and producing children's plays for public presentation.

VOC TR10A  Introduction to Tutoring

0 Units
Lecture: 18   

Introduction to tutoring with an emphasis on tutoring strategies, problem-solving, and working with a diverse student population.

VOC TR10B  Tutoring in the English Language

0 Units
Lecture: 18   

Tutoring in the English language using approaches to working with students on written drafts and the needs of non-native speakers.

VOC TR10C  Tutoring - Supplemental Instructor

0 Units
Lecture: 18   

Tutoring in the classroom and in small groups under the supervision of a designated instructor.

VOC TR10D  Tutoring in Mathematics

0 Units
Lecture: 18   

Tutoring in mathematics with an emphasis on strategies, active learning, and dealing with obstacles in developmental algebra.

VOC TR10R  Tutoring in Reading

0 Units
Lecture: 18-18   

Application of strategic reading processes and approaches to tutoring reading. Prepares students to become tutors for reading across disciplines.

VOC TRAD1  Introduction to Construction Trades 1

0 Units
Lecture: 40-120   

An introduction to the various building and construction trades. Overview and history of the trades and unions, and preparation for entrance into the apprenticeship programs and construction industry.

VOC TRAD2  Introduction to Construction Trades 2

0 Units
Lecture: 100   

Second module introducing essential topics related to various building and construction trades. Construction health and safety, basic components of a blueprint, green construction, and financial literacy.

VOC WL30  Metal Sculpture

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Welding processes used in the metal sculpting industry to create three-dimensional art forms. Covers design, pre-construction analysis, and cost estimates for projects. Includes use of equipment for oxyfuel welding, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), and flux-cored arc welding (FCAW). Includes demonstrations and exercises in welding as it relates to the art industry.

VOC WL40  Introduction to Welding

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Fundamentals of welding processes related to the areas of fabrication, construction, machine tool, aerospace and the transportation industries.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131207VOC:WL40TWR6:00pm - 9:10pm69-6910

VOC WL50  Oxyacetylene Welding

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Oxyacetylene fusion welding, non-fusion welding and cutting. Develops understanding of and fundamental skills in modern welding practices.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130996VOC:WL50TWR9:00am - 12:05pmD. Garcia69-6910

VOC WL51  Basic Electric Arc Welding

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Electric arc welding and cutting processes (SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, PAC), and their similarities and differences. Exploring each of these arc welding processes to gain more experience and skill welding with these processes and also gain an understanding of each of these different welding processes' strengths and weaknesses. Lab and shop safety.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130997VOC:WL51TWR9:15am - 12:05pmR. Tapia69-6910

VOC WL53A  Welding Metallurgy

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Designed for students seeking a career in welding and welding inspection. Covers structure of matter, chemical, physical and mechanical properties of metals, principles of alloying, solid state diffusion, plastic deformation and heat treatment.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130998VOC:WL53ATWR1:30pm - 4:20pmJ. KuchtaONLINE-XXXX

VOC WL60  Print Reading and Computations for Welders

0 Units
Lecture: 54   

Reading prints and performing computations for welding fabrication operations. Interpreting and visualizing prints, title blocks, welding symbols, specifications, notes and bills of materials. Computations necessary to calculate materials, costs, sizes, and fractional, decimal and metric conversions.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130999VOC:WL60TWR1:30pm - 4:20pmJ. KuchtaONLINE-XXXX

VOC WL70A  Beginning Arc Welding

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Develops manipulative skills and techniques for shielded metal arc (SMAW) and flux cored arc (FCAW) welding processes in the flat and horizontal positions using AC and DC welding currents on carbon steel.

VOC WL70B  Intermediate Arc Welding

0 Units
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Welding high alloy steel with both Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW) and Flux Core Arc (FCAW) welding processes in the vertical and overhead positions with an introduction to Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) and gas Tungsten (GTAW) welding.

VOC WL70C  Certification for Welders

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Building construction for the advanced arc welding student. Special emphasis will be placed on welding symbols and the American Welding society’s (AWS) D1.1 and D1.3.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131274VOC:WL70CR6:00pm - 7:30pmR. TapiaONLINE-XXXX

VOC WL80  Construction Fabrication and Welding

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Theory and practical applications of welding used in industry and construction. Designed to adapt and upgrade skills to industry standards and develop fabrication skills to supplement and augment welding skills. Includes project models such as ornamental iron gates and fences and material storage components.

VOC WL81  Pipe and Tube Welding

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Welding in all positions as applied to the pipe industry. Welding processes include shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux cored arc welding (FCAW) using a variety of materials and configurations on subcritical and critical piping and tubing.

VOC WL90A  Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) or tungsten inert gas (TIG) of steel, aluminum, corrosion resisting steel (CRES), and exotic metals. All position welds with many surfaces and transitions.

VOC WL90B  Semi Automatic Arc Welding Process

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Semiautomatic Welding Processes including Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Submerged Arc Welding (SAW) with solid and tubular wires with and without gas shielding. All position welds with many varying thicknesses will be covered.

VOC WL91  Automotive Welding, Cutting and Modification

0 Units
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

This course covers the welding and cutting of metals used in fabrication in the automotive industry. Gas metal arc (GMAW/MIG), gas tungsten arc (GTAW/TIG), plasma arc cutting (PAC), and oxy-fuel cutting (OFC) and welding will be demonstrated as they are used in the automotive industry, with an emphasis placed on specific applications and situational uses of each of these processes.

VOC WL91L  Automotive Welding, Cutting and Modification Lab

0 Units
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 108

Practical lab applications for sheet metal forming, metal inert gas (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), resistance spot (RSW), Oxy-fuel welding, Plasma arc cutting (PAC) and Oxy-fuel cutting. Includes design, fabrication and assembly of automotive suspension and chassis components.

VOC WLD01  Welding Basics

0 Units
Lecture: 30-90   Lab: 30-90

Fundamentals of welding processes including Oxyfuel, Shielded Metal Arc, and Gas Metal Arc welding. Welding processes related to the areas of fabrication, construction, machine tool, aerospace, and the transportation industries. Focus on use of welding tools and safety in the industry.

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