Course Description
expand Section : ACAD PREP ‎(5)
ACAD PREP 001 COR 2017.pdfACAD PREP 001 COR 2017Language Arts: Writing Mechanics
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1.5
ACAD PR 001CE
Students review the essential elements of the structure of Standard American English necessary for college success. Students are introduced to grammar basics (parts of speech, clauses, and phrases) in context of assigned readings and writing projects. This class can be taken as a stand-alone introduction or refresher and may be taken in conjunction with credit classes.
ACAD PREP 003 COR 2017.pdfACAD PREP 003 COR 2017Language Arts: Writing Essays
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1.5
ACAD PR 003CE
Students review the process of writing, from coming up with ideas, organizing these ideas into a well-structured essay, to editing and revising their ideas into final form. Students are introduced to grammar basics (parts of speech, clauses, and phrases)in context of assigned readings and writing projects.This class can be taken as a stand-alone-introduction or refresher and may be taken in conjunction with credit English classes.
ACAD PREP 005 COR 2017.pdfACAD PREP 005 COR 2017Language Arts: Reading Non-Fiction
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1.5
ACAD PR 005CE
Students review reading strategies necessary for college success. Students are introduced to advanced critical reading skills (determining author's purpose, tone, point of view, and intended audience) and literary concepts (interpreting figures of speech and theme). Readings may include newspapers, magazines, and longer genres such as biography. This class can be taken as a stand-alone-introduction or refresher and may be taken in conjunction with credit English classes.
expand Section : BSICSKL ‎(20)
BSCSKL-002CE-2014.pdfBSCSKL-002CE-2014Basic English Skills
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3
BSICSKL 002CE
This course is designed to prepare students for skills required to meet the California Secondary Education common core standards English Language Arts. It includes analytical reading assessments, extended analytic written responses, and a command of the conventions of standard English writing conventions.
BSCSKL-023CE2017.pdfBSCSKL-023CE2017College Scholastic and Assessment Preparation
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4
BSICSKL 023CE
This course is designed to review test taking, math, computing, reading and writing skills to prepare students for college. Orient students in study habits, note taking and organizational skills required for college level courses.
BSICSKL 019CE COR 2018.pdfBSICSKL 019CE COR 2018Technical English Writing
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3
BSICSKL 019CE
In this noncredit Technical English Writing course, students will learn the fundamentals of Technical Writing required for occupations. Students will learn and review a variety of topics ranging from reading job descriptions, writing resumes and cover letters, to writing technical reports. This course counts towards the Pathway Readiness Certificate.
BSICSKL 043CE - COR 2017.pdfBSICSKL 043CE - COR 2017Softskill Basics 1C - Pre-Employment Readiness
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0.5
BSICSKL 043CE
This course provides an introduction for starting successful employment or a new job. Topics include: making good first impressions, basic workplace expectations, developing good work habits, time management, communication skills, dealing with job­related stress, and techniques for good interpersonal relationships.
BSICSKL 065CE COR 2016.pdfBSICSKL 065CE COR 2016Financial Literacy Credit Basics
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0.5
BSICSKL 065CE
This course develops a foundation of credit management concepts to enable students to understand credit management, credit risk management, lending objectives, and how to measure credit risk. The course also describes the credit rating systems and discusses the impact of deferred and defaulted education loans on credit scores.
BSICSKL_035CE - 2017.pdfBSICSKL_035CE - 2017Basic Math Skills
2
1
BSICSKL 035CE
This course is designed to strengthen basic math skills. Topics include properties, rounding, estimating, comparing, converting, and computing whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic computations and solve relevant mathematical problems.
BSICSKL_041CE - 2017.pdfBSICSKL_041CE - 2017Softskill Basics 1A - Job Search Planning
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0.5
BSICSKL 041CE
This course covers the basic knowledge and skills necessary for finding and gaining employment. Topics include job search planning, clarifying work/professional goals, identifying work opportunities using many resources, and developing a Work Opportunity Plan.
BSICSKL_055CE - 2017.pdfBSICSKL_055CE - 2017SoftSkill Basics 3B - Interpersonal Communications
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0.5
BSICSKL 055CE
This course covers the interpersonal and professional image skills necessary for succeeding in the workplace. Topics include basic business manners and etiquette, interacting with people or ‘people skills’, how to develop a professional image, problem-solving, and handling workplace conflict.
BSICSKL_075CE - 2017.pdfBSICSKL_075CE - 2017Introduction to Post-Secondary Education
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0.5
BSICSKL 075CE
This course introduces students to the opportunities and benefits post-secondary education offers them. This course helps dispel many of the myths and reduce information overload that may discourage students and their caregivers from applying to and attending post-secondary education institutions. Students will learn tips and strategies that will help them select and successfully apply to post-secondary institutions that best fit their education and career goals and needs.
BSICSKL_078CE - 2017.pdfBSICSKL_078CE - 2017Fundamentals of Workplace Success II - Effective Communication and Lead
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2
BSICSKL 078CE
This course gives students the opportunity to develop their listening, communication and leadership skills appropriate for the workplace in a supportive and interactive environment. Students will be introduced to skills that can help them become active, purposeful listeners and more effective communicators and leaders for career success.
expand Section : ESL NC & ESLCVCS ‎(4)
ESLNC 008CE - COR 2017.pdfESLNC 008CE - COR 2017English as a Second Language - 2
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3
ESL NC 008CE
This is an open-entry open-exit course that emphasizes listening/speaking skills and reading/ writing skills at a beginning level. The focus of the course is on comprehending and engaging in extended conversations related to familiar contexts, such as health, employment, and community resources. Students read simple adapted narrative and descriptive passages and use basic grammatical structures to write short, clearly organized paragraphs and messages.
ESL-NC-007CE - COR 2014.pdfESL-NC-007CE - COR 2014English as a Second Languge - 1
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3
ESL NC 007CE
This an open-entry, open-exit course which emphasizes listening/speaking and reading/writing skills at a beginning level. The focus of the course is on meeting adult standards that systematically build language skills around life skills topics. Students read simple passages, and generate and write sentences related to life skills and personal topics.
expand Section : TUTOR ‎(1)
expand Section : VOC ED ‎(26)
VOC ED 008CE - COR 2017.pdfVOC ED 008CE - COR 2017Pre-Employment Skills/Consumer Training
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3
VOC ED 008CE
Students will acquire conceptual, intra-, and inter-personal skills to prepare them for the world of work. Topics include communication skills, group effectiveness, problem-solving skills, and teamwork while working in “simulated” vocational settings.
VOC ED 080CE - COR 2017.pdfVOC ED 080CE - COR 2017Bank Teller Training
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4
VOC ED 080CE
This course provides basic training in the activities and required skills for someone seeking an entry­level position as a bank teller. It includes topics in both general work-place personal behavior and interpersonal relationships, specific common financial transaction procedures, and fundamental record processing principles.
VOC ED 190CE - COR 2016.pdfVOC ED 190CE - COR 2016Pathway to Socially Responsible Entrepreneurship
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2
VOC ED 190CE
Have you ever wanted to start your own small business? This course is an introduction to the entrepreneurial leadership traits and socially responsible behaviors that are the foundation for developing the skills and resources involved in transforming an innovative idea into a sustainable entrepreneurial product or service. This course fulfills a requirement for a certificate of completion in Sustainable Small Business Development.
VOC ED 192CE - COR 2016.pdfVOC ED 192CE - COR 2016Managing Small Business Operations
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2
VOC ED 192CE
This course reviews the operational logistics that small business start-ups should consider prior to launching. The course identifies management concerns unique to small businesses and presents information on establishing administrative controls and managing business operations, risk, growth and change to increase sustainability. This course fulfills a requirement for a certificate of completion in Sustainable Small Business Development.
VOC ED 194CE - COR 2016.pdfVOC ED 194CE - COR 2016Technology for Small Business
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2
VOC ED 194CE
Topics covered in this course build the essential technology skills for entrepreneurs to run a small business more efficiently and save time. This course introduces website development and management, search engine optimization, blogging, social media platforms, databases and data security, and point of sale and crowdfunding tools. This course fulfills a requirement for a certificate of completion in Sustainable Small Business Development.
VOC ED 214CE COR 2017.pdfVOC ED 214CE COR 2017Advanced Lifelong Fitness Center
3
0
VOC ED 214CE
Orientation to fitness and lifelong health for students to achieve and help others to achieve goals of lifelong fitness. This course includes discussion on importance of pre-test fitness tests which includes cardio respiratory endurance, muscle endurance, flexibility, body composition (% fat), and muscle strength. Students will learn to implement and develop personal exercise programs and will learn about diet and exercise, cholesterol screening, breast health and cancer, weight management, and stress management.
VOC ED 252CE 2015.pdfVOC ED 252CE 2015Exploration of Construction and Maintenance Careers
3
3
VOC ED 252CE
This course introduces students to careers, basic skills and common practices in the construction and maintenance industries; helping them discover their aptitudes and interests in the construction field and make more informed decisions about their future careers, education and training. Students will learn and perform basic carpentry, masonry and mechanical skills and tasks.
VOC ED 312CE COR 2017.pdfVOC ED 312CE COR 2017Workplace Safety: Water Safety
2
0
VOC ED 312CE
This course teaches safety and rescue skills to students working in and around water. This course focuses on developing students’ swimming techniques and fitness for their personal safety as well as their capacity to prevent and properly respond to water-related accidents and hazards.
VOC ED 314CE COR 2018.pdfVOC ED 314CE COR 2018Water Safety Instruction
3
3
VOC ED 314CE
This course analyzes all swimming strokes and skills found in recreational swimming and includes some common competitive swimming skills. Emphasis is placed on personal water safety, fitness, and includes stroke modifications for disabled swimmers. Motor learning theory, instructional drills, teaching/learning progressions and program development are included for those learning to become swimming instructors.
VOC ED 326CE - 2017.pdfVOC ED 326CE - 2017Automotive Diagnostics and Repair
3
3
VOC ED 326CE        
This is a preparation course combining lecture and hands-on shop work for major automotive systems. Emphasis on automotive diagnostics and remedial maintenance and repair.
VOC ED 504CE - COR 2017.pdfVOC ED 504CE - COR 2017Sewing Machine Basics
6
0
VOC ED 504CE
Students learn the basics of safely operating an industrial single needle sewing machines including adjusting all machine settings, selecting correct needles and thread, and practicing with commonly used feet and attachments. Factors to consider when purchasing and maintaining a machine are discussed.
VOC ED 507CE - COR 2017.pdfVOC ED 507CE - COR 2017Clothing Alterations
6
0
VOC ED 507CE
Students explore the history and characteristics of a wide range of fabrics including silk, faux fur, leather, lace and many more, to understand how to use these special fabrics effectively in clothing design and construction. Students learn how to select styles, choose tools, and apply specialized sewing and finishing methods for each fabric.
VOC_ED_257CE - 2017.pdfVOC_ED_257CE - 2017Craft Helper
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4
VOC ED 257CE
This course is designed as entry level preparation for a student interested in careers in the electrical power industry. 

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