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CHEM 112 CHEMISTRY IN ACTION

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/48 lab/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, ENGL 836 or ESL 400, and MATH 110 or 111; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduces students to the theories, laws, concepts and language of chemistry as applied to explain chemical processes occurring in the environment and in the body. The laboratory component provides qualitative techniques for the manipulation of selected household chemicals as well as quantitative techniques for more rigorous chemical analyses. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC*. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

CHEM 192 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY (C-ID CHEM 101)

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/48 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 110 or satisfactory score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate that indicate proficiency in Elementary Algebra.

Description: Comprehensive introductory chemistry course covering basic concepts, theories and laws with emphasis on reasoning and problem solving skills. Topics include but are not limited to chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, electron configuration, atomic orbitals, molecular geometry and bonding. The laboratory component of this course introduces students to both qualitative techniques and quantitative techniques appropriate for data collection, manipulation and analysis of a variety of chemical systems. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC*. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

CHEM 210 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (C-ID CHEM 120S: both CHEM 210 and 220 must be taken)

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/96 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 123, or satisfactory score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate that indicate proficiency in Intermediate Algebra.

Description: This course is the first half of a two-semester sequence in general chemistry intended for students pursuing majors in physical sciences, biological sciences and engineering. The topics include atomic theory, stoichiometry, chemical bonding, thermochemistry, periodicity, molecular geometry, gas laws, solution stoichiometry, intermolecular forces and selected topics covering redox and acid-base reactions. The laboratory program includes gravimetric, colorimetric, and selected volumetric methods of analysis. Students are introduced to spreadsheet and graphical analysis of laboratory data and molecular modeling, and perform a variety of computer-interfaced experiments. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC*. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

CHEM 220 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II (C-ID CHEM 120S: both CHEM 210 and 220 must be taken)

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/96 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): CHEM 210 or equivalent.

Description: This course is the continuation of CHEM 210 and is intended for students pursuing majors in physical sciences, biological sciences and engineering. The topics discussed include properties of solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base equilibria, thermodynamics, spontaneity, electrochemistry, nuclear reactions, and the chemistry of complex ions. The laboratory program extends the use of spreadsheet, graphical analysis and computer interfaced experimentation in acid-base titrations, rates of reactions, electrochemistry and volumetric analysis. A brief qualitative analysis scheme is also carried out in the laboratory program. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

CHEM 231 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/96 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): CHEM 220.

Description: Introduction to the chemistry of hydrocarbons with emphasis on structure and reactivity of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, and conjugated systems. Mechanisms, stereochemistry and spectroscopy are an integral part of the course. Basic synthesis, separation, purification and spectroscopic techniques are introduced in the laboratory. Designed as the first semester of a one-year organic chemistry sequence. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

CHEM 235 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): CHEM 231; or 234 and 237.

Description: This course is a continuation of CHEM 231. It introduces the chemistry of aromatic compounds, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, carbohydrates, lipids, aminoacids and proteins with emphasis on synthesis and reaction mechanisms. Recommended to be taken concurrently with CHEM 238. Transfer: CSU: B1, UC. (IGETC: 5A)

CHEM 238 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II

Units (Letter grade) 2; Class Hours: Minimum of 96 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 235.

Description: Organic chemistry laboratory designed to accompany CHEM 235 by emphasizing techniques for the synthesis, isolation, purification and identification of organic compounds. Qualitative analysis of unknowns by preparation of derivatives and spectroscopic methods is an integral component of the course. Recommended to be taken concurrently with CHEM 235. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC. (IGETC: 5C*)

CHEM 410 CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/48 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 110 or equivalent.

Description: A survey of basic concepts in general, organic and biological chemistry relevant to the allied health science fields including nursing, radiological technology, respiratory therapy, etc. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3.

CHEM 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

MATH 110 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 811, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This is the first course in a 2-part series covering elementary and intermediate algebra. Topics include the real number system, linear equations, linear inequalities, graphing, systems of equations, integer exponents, polynomials, factoring, proportions, rational expressions, and problem solving. Students who complete this course with a C or better are advised to enroll in MATH 120. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

MATH 111 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA I

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): 3 units of MATH 811, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This course is equivalent to the first half of MATH 110. Topics include the real number system, linear equations, linear inequalities, graphing, and systems of equations. Students who complete this course with a C or better are advised to enroll in MATH 112. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

MATH 112 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA II

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 111.

Description: This course is equivalent to the second half of MATH 110 and is a continuation of MATH 111. Topics include integer exponents, polynomials, factoring, proportions, and rational expressions. Students who complete this course with a C or better are advised to enroll in MATH 122. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

MATH 115 GEOMETRY

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 110 or 112, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: The objectives of this course are to learn about the properties of geometric objects (points, lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, other polygons, circles) in the plane, inductive and deductive reasoning and mathematical proof.

MATH 120 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 110 or 112, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This is the second course in a 2-part series covering elementary and intermediate algebra and is a continuation of MATH 110. Topics include a review of equations, absolute value, lines and graphs, functions, rational exponents, radical expressions and equations, quadratic equations and graphs, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions. Additional topics may include conic sections and systems of equations.

MATH 122 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA I

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 110 or 112, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This is the third course in a 4 part series covering elementary and intermediate algebra and is a continuation of MATH 112. Topics include a review of equations, absolute value, lines and graphs, functions, rational exponents, radical expressions and equations, and complex numbers. Students who complete this course with a C or better should enroll in MATH 123.

MATH 123 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA II

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 122.

Description: This is the last course in a 4 part series covering elementary and intermediate algebra and is a continuation of MATH 122. Topics include quadratic equations, inverse functions, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions. Optional topics include the conic sections and nonlinear systems.

MATH 125 ELEMENTARY FINITE MATHEMATICS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: Topics include linear functions, system of linear equations, inequalities, matrices, mathematics of finance, linear programming, set theory, counting theory, and probability. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 130 ANALYTICAL TRIGONOMETRY

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 64 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: Covers trigonometric functions of angles and real numbers, graphs of the trigonometric functions, trigonometric equations, the proof and uses of trigonometric identities, solving triangles, inverse functions, and complex numbers. Transfer: CSU: B4.

MATH 140 MATHEMATICS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This course fulfills the general education requirements in mathematics, and is designed for majors with no specific math requirement. The goal is to develop in students an appreciation for the beauty and utility of mathematics. Topics can include logic, problem solving, probability, statistics, geometry, mathematics of finance, systems of numeration, mathematical modeling, and computers. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 190 PATHWAY TO STATISTICS

Units (Letter grade) 6 ; Class Hours: Minimum of 96 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 811, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This accelerated course prepares students for transfer-level Statistics. It covers core concepts from elementary algebra, intermediate algebra, and descriptive statistics. Topics include ratios, rates, and proportional reasoning; arithmetic reasoning using fractions, decimals and percents; evaluating expressions, solving equations, analyzing algebraic forms to understand statistical measures; use of linear, quadratic, absolute value, exponential, and logarithmic functions to model bivariate data; graphical and numerical descriptive statistics for quantitative and categorical data. This course is designed for students who do not want to major in fields such as math, science, computer science, and business. Note: This course is NOT intended for students who plan to study science, technology, engineering, math, as well as business and other non-STEM majors. Please see your counselor.

MATH 200 ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 64 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This course presents the basic concepts underlying statistical methods and covers descriptive statistics, probability, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, estimates and sample sizes, correlation and regression, chi-square tests, analysis of variance, and nonparametric statistics. Technology is integrated into the course. Applications of statistics to business, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, and other areas are included. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 222 PRE-CALCULUS COLLEGE ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 130 or appropriate placement on the District math placement test or other measures as appropriate.

Description: Equivalent to MATH 219. Unification of college algebra and analytical trigonometry based on the function concept. Topics include: linear, polynomial, power, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and rational functions and their transformations, compositions, inverses and combinations; complex numbers, vectors, matrices, sequences, series, parametric equations and conic sections. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2).

MATH 241 APPLIED CALCULUS I

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: The first class in a two semester calculus sequence designed for business, social science, technology, and life science majors. Topics include a review of functions, the derivative, applications of the derivative, and an introduction to the integral. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 242 APPLIED CALCULUS II

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 130 and 241.

Description: The second half of a two-semester calculus sequence designed for business, social sciences, technology, and life sciences majors. Topics include the integral, techniques of integration, multivariable calculus, and differential equations. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 251 ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS I

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 219 or 222, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This course is an introduction to calculus and analytic geometry including limits, continuity of functions, definition of differentiation, derivation of formulas, applications, anti-differentiation and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 252 ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS II

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 251.

Description: This course is the second in a series of calculus and analytic geometry. This course covers the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, antiderivatives, integral applications and techniques, power series and infinite series topics such as series testing and analysis of Taylor and power series. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC*. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 253 ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS III

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 252.

Description: This course is the third in a series of calculus and analytic geometry. This is the calculus of multivariable functions. The course covers topics in vectors, partial derivatives, double and triple integrals, line integrals and vector analysis theory such as Green's, Stokes', and Gauss' Theorems. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 268 DISCRETE MATHEMATICS

Units (Grade Option) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 64 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 251.

Description: Covers topics in discrete mathematics with particular emphasis on computer science applications. Includes logic, sets, functions and relations mathematical induction, recursion, Boolean algebra, elementary number theory, probability, algebraic structures, statistics, graphs, counting and combinatorics. Transfer: CSU, UC.

MATH 270 LINEAR ALGEBRA - HONORS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 252.

Description: Application of vectors and matrices to systems of linear equations, linear transformations, eigenvectors and eigenvalues, vector spaces and inner products. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 275 ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS - HONORS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/16 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 252.

Description: Applications involving differential equations and analytical, graphical and numerical solutions of linear differential equations and systems of linear differential equations, power-series solutions of nonlinear differential equations, and solution of linear differential equations with constant coefficients by Laplace Transforms. Transfer: CSU: B4, UC. (IGETC: 2)

MATH 680CA FAST TRACK TO CALCULUS

Units (Letter grade) 6; Class Hours: Minimum of 96 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or 121 or 123, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.

Description: This accelerated course combines the topics of Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus and is designed to fulfill the requirements of both courses in a single course. Topics include a study of functions, function families, their properties and transformations, compositions, inverses and combinations, complex numbers, and vectors. Function families include linear, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, polynomial, power, and rational. Multiple representations of functions are emphasized. Transfer: CSU.

MATH 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

MATH 811 PRE-ALGEBRA

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 32 lecture/48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Covers the fundamental processes in arithmetic: reading mathematical notation, translating words into symbols, and properties of the real number system. Introduction to geometry and algebra. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

MATH 818 BASIC MATHEMATICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCE

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Reviews basic mathematical skills necessary for the Health Science field. Topics include basic operations with real numbers, scientific notation, ratios, proportions, percentages, basic statistics, and Apothecary measurement. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

PHYS 210 GENERAL PHYSICS I (C-ID PHYS 105) (C-ID PHYS 100S; PHYS 210 and 220 must be taken)

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/48 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): MATH 130 or equivalent.

Description: Covers basic concepts of physics, including the nature of physics, mechanics, elasticity and simple harmonic motion, waves and sound, fluids, heat and temperature, and the kinetic theory of gases. The course meets general education requirements and requirements for many majors in the life sciences. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC*. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

PHYS 211 GENERAL PHYSICS I - CALCULUS SUPPLEMENT

Units (Letter grade) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 242 or 252, and PHYS 210.

Description: Application of calculus to selected topics in PHYS 210. Primarily intended for majors requiring one year calculus based physics. Transfer: CSU, UC.

PHYS 220 GENERAL PHYSICS II (C-ID PHYS 110) (C-ID PHYS 100S; PHYS 210 and 220 must be taken)

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/48 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): PHYS 210.

Description: Basic concepts of physics including the nature of physics, electricity and magnetism, electromagnetic waves, optics, the special theory of relativity, atomic physics, and quantum mechanics. The course meets requirements for many majors in the life sciences. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC*. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

PHYS 221 GENERAL PHYSICS II - CALCULUS SUPPLEMENT

Units (Letter grade) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 242 or 252, and PHYS 220.

Description: Application of calculus to selected topics in PHYS 220. Primarily intended for majors requiring one year of calculus based physics. Transfer: CSU, UC.

PHYS 250 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I (C-ID PHYS 205) (C-ID PHYS 200S; PHYS 250, 260 and 270 must be taken)

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/48 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 252.

Description: This course is the first in three-semester series designed to provide a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics to students majoring in engineering or the physical sciences. Topics include classical mechanics, wave motion and special relativity. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC*. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

PHYS 260 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II (C-ID PHYS 210) (C-ID PHYS 200S; PHYS 250, 260 and 270 must be taken)

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/48 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): PHYS 250; MATH 242 or completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 253.

Description: This course is the second in three-semester series designed to provide a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics to students majoring in engineering or the physical sciences. Topics include electricity, magnetism and electro-magnetic waves. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC*. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

PHYS 270 PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS III (C-ID PHYS 215) (C-ID PHYS 200S; PHYS 250, 260 and 270 must be taken)

Units (Letter grade) 4; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/48 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): PHYS 250; MATH 242 or completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 253.

Description: This course is the third in three-semester series designed to provide a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics to students majoring in engineering or the physical sciences. Topics include Thermodynamics, geometrical and physical optics, and modern physics. Transfer: CSU, UC*. (IGETC: 5A*, 5C)

PHYS 405 APPLIED RADIOGRAPHIC PHYSICS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): MATH 110 or equivalent and an introductory course in Physical Science such as CHEM 192, 410 or equivalent.

Description: Introduction to the basic ideas about matter, energy, electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic radiation, with emphasis on X-ray phenomena. Applications to the interaction of radiation with matter and X-ray circuits are included. This course is required for students pursuing careers as Radiologic Technologists. Transfer: CSU: B1.

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