Title Body
Structured English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement Tra
SEI-293
Instructional techniques, methodologies, and theories regarding the English Langauge Learner (ELL) in the educational system. It is designed to meet the augmented 45-hour class mandated by the Arizona Department of Education towards the Structrued English Immersion (SEI) endorsement.
Structured English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement Tra
SEI-294
Instructional techniques, methodologies, and theories regarding the English Language Learner (ELL) in the educational system. Designed to meet the 45 hour class mandated by the Arizona Depart- ment of Education towards the Structured English Immersion (SEI) endorsement.
Mathematical Foundation of Systems and Industrial
SIE-270
Basics of data structures, computer methods, their implementation in MATLAB, and their applications in solving engineering problems.
Object-Oriented Modeling and Design
SIE-277
Modeling and design of complex systems using the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and object oriented techniques. Applications come from systems, hardware and algorithm design, not software. The Unified Systems Engineering Process is developed with emphasis on architecture, requirements, testing and risk taking analysis.
Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics 1
SLR-105
Introduction to photovoltaic (PV) systems.
Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics 2
SLR-110
Advanced photovoltaic (PV) training.
English Grammar for Teachers
SLT-201
Review of the form and use of English verb tenses and other key grammatical structures in order to equip teachers of all subject areas and levels with the knowledge and skills necessary to explain grammatical concepts to students, especially to non-native speakers of English.
Introduction to Sociology/GE
SOC-101
This course explores the basic concepts and interpretations of human behavior in group settings. The course will further examine the sociological perspective and its effect on current social topics.
Close Relationships/GE
SOC-160
Exploration of current attitudes and values evolving from our past and our environment that are evident in today's dating patterns and marital life styles.
Human Sexuality/GE
SOC-170
Coverage and candid discussion of various aspects of human sexuality including history of sexual values, sexual physiology, life span changes, sexual roles and gender identity, sexual diseases and dysfunctions, contraception and abortion, sexual assault, and pregnancy and birth.
Social Problems/GE
SOC-230
Group's behaviors considered deviant and detrimental to the society as a whole are studied with emphasis on the exploration of the definitions, explanations, and possible solutions to such societal ills.
Racial and Ethnic Relations/GE
SOC-240
A critical overview of problems of minority groups in the United States. Emphasis on characteristics of minority/dominant relationships in terms of prejudice, discrimination, segregation, and assimilation.
Introduction to Social Work
SOC-250
This course introduces social work as a profession. It examines the forces that have influenced the evolution of social welfare and the demand for social workers and their services. This course will analyze the impact of poverty on society, the people who live in poverty, and the effectiveness of social response to address and eliminate poverty.
Beginning Conversational Spanish 1
SPA-095
Basic communications skills with emphasis on oral communication and pronunciation. Grammar is taught only as it will facilitate conversation.
Beginning Conversational Spanish 2
SPA-096
A continuation of SPA 95. Basic communication skills with emphasis on oral communication. Grammar is taught only as it will facilitate conversation.
Elementary Spanish 1/GE
SPA-101
Basic communication skills with emphasis on oral communication and elementary grammar. Students are exposed to the culture and traditions of the Spanish-speaking contries. Fulfills the first semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Elementary Spanish 2/GE
SPA-102
A continuation of SPA 101. Basic communication skills with emphasis on oral communication and elementary grammar. Fulfills the second semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Beginning Spanish for Health Care Professionals
SPA-117
This course covers basic Spanish language structure and vocabulary, appropriate phrasing, as well as specific acquisition of medical terminology, in a conversational setting.
Intermediate Spanish 1/GE
SPA-201
A continuation of SPA 102 with emphasis on oral communication. Listening and reading comprehension with writing exercises, are integrated to develop and reinforce intermediate speaking skills. Modern-day topics for discussion provide a conversational approach to learning Spanish. Fulfills the third semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Intermediate Spanish 2/GE
SPA-202
A continuation of SPA 201 with emphasis on oral communication. The course provides a way to practice Spanish in a communicative context through reading selections on Hispanics' customs and traditions. Writing exercises provide a review of grammar. Fulfills the fourth semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Inter Spanish for Native Speakers 1/GE 1
SPA-203
Meets the needs of native speakers of Spanish. Students arre exposed to the culture and trad- itions of Spanish-speaking countries. Speaking and writing problems particular to the Spanish- speaking student are continuously treated as an integral part of the course. Fulfills the third semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Inter Spanish for Native Speakers 2/GE 2
SPA-204
A continuation of SPA 255. Meets the needs of the native speakers. The emphasis is on writing with attention to problems particular to Spanish- speaking students. Students are also exposed to the culture and traditions of Spanish-speaking countries. Fulfills the fourth semester foreign language requirement at most four-year institutions.
Intermediate Spanish Grammar and Composition/Ge
SPA-251
Intermediate-high grammar, reading comprehension, composition and translation, including class conversations, and debates which are integrated to develop and reinforce academic speaking and written skills.
Mexican-American Literature/GE
SPA-260
An introduction to the literature of the Chicano writers from the 17th century through the present. The course concentrates on the cultural roots of the Mexican-American and gives the student a better understanding of the ethnic attitudes which have influenced the social, political, and economical history of Mexican-Americans.
Introduction to Spanish Literature/GE
SPA-261
Survey of masterpieces and movements in Spanish literature: covers midieval through the present. All coursework is in Spanish.
Introduction to Hispanic Film and Culture/GE
SPA-263
An introduction to cultural issues, literary and film theory through the study of Hispanic films. It concentrates on the Peninsular Spanish and Latin American productions in order to give the student a better understanding of geographical, historical, and ethnic differences of Hispanics.
Survey of Spanish and Spanish-American Literature/
SPA-265
Survey of selected literature from Spain and Spanish-America. Study of literature movements include poetry, prose, and drama.
Mexican American History/GE
SPA-281
The history of Mexican Americans, covering the Mesoamerican civilizations to the present time.
Introduction to Speech Communications/ GE
SPC-110
A broad study of how and why people communicate. Emphasis is on the development of basic skills and understanding in interpersonal communications and rhetorical analysis. Instruction is given in the fundamentals of informative speech, persuasion, group communication, argumentation, rhetorical analysis, and mass communications media.
Public Speaking Practicum
SPC-160
Prepares students to participate in platform speaking and oral interpretation. May be taken up to four times.
Public Speaking/GE
SPC-215
The development of skills, attitudes, and understandings that aid the individual in various communication situations: person-to-person communication, public speeches, discussions, and report presentations with the special emphasis on the study of the various principles of speech composition, audience analysis, and techniques of public address.
Group Communication/GE
SPC-271
This course provides students with theory and practice of communication as applied to various large and small group contexts.
Transfer Strategies
STU-210
Strategies for successful transfer to a four-year university.