LIBERAL ARTS

These programs are designed for students who desire a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences, plus additional course work in an “area of emphasis.” These programs would be an ideal choice for students planning on transferring to the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC), as the student may satisfy their general education requirements plus focus on transferable course work relating to baccalaureate majors at these institutions. Because admission and major preparation requirements vary at each transfer institution, courses used to fulfill requirements for an emphasis should be selected with the assistance of GWC counselor.

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Studies for Elementary Education

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Identify the qualities of an effective teacher as outlined in the six California Standards for the teaching profession

2. Identify the purpose of and components of an effective professional portfolio aligned with the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.

3. Develop effective observational skills in a school classroom.

English and Communication Skills

Choose one course

ENGL G100 – Freshman Composition – 4 units

or

ENGL G100H – Freshman Composition, Honors – 3 units

COMM G100 – Interpersonal Communication – 3 units

or

COMM G108 – Introduction to Communication – 3 units

or

COMM G110 – Public Speaking – 3 units

or

COMM G110H – Public Speaking Honors – 3 units

or

COMM G112 – Small Group Dynamics – 3 units

or

COMM G220 – Essentials of Argumentation – 3 units

or

ENGL G110 – Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing Through Literature – 4 units

or

ENGL G110H – Critical Thinking, Reading, And Writing Through Literature, Honors – 4 units

or

PHIL G115 – Logic and Critical Thinking – 3 units

Math and Natural Sciences

Choose one course

MATH G103 – Statistics for Elementary Teachers – 3 units

or

MATH G104 – Mathematics for Elementary Teachers – 3 units

or

BIOL G100 – Introduction to Biology – 4 units

or

GEOL G110 – Physical Geology – 4 units

or

GEOL G106 – Earth Science for Teachers – 4 units

or

PHSC G100 – Introductory Physical Science – 4 units

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Choose one course

GEOG G100 – World Regional Geography – 3 units

or

HIST G170 – History of The United States To 1876 – 3 units

or

HIST G161 – World History 1 – 3 units

or

PSCI G180 – American Government – 3 units

or

PSYC G116 – Child Growth and Development – 3 units

or

PSYC G118 – Life Span Developmental Psychology – 3 units

ARTS & HUMANITIES

Choose one course

ART G100 – Introduction To Art – 3 units

or

ENGL G112 – Appreciation of Literature – 3 units

or

ENGL G143 – Children’s Literature – 3 units

or

ENGL G150 – American Literature through the Civil War (1865) – 3 units

or

ENGL G155 – American Literature 1865 to the Present – 3 units

or

ENGL G160 – Masterpieces of World Literature through the Renaissance – 3 units

or

ENGL G160H – Masterpieces of World Literature through the Renaissance, Honors – 3 units

or

ENGL G161 – Masterpieces of World Literature Since the Renaissance – 3 units

or

ENGL G161H – Masterpieces of World Literature Since the Renaissance, Honors – 3 units

or

ENGL G270 – British Literature to 1800 – 3 units

or

ENGL G275 – British Literature Since 1800 – 3 units

or

MUS G101 – History & Appreciation Of Music – 3 units

or

MUS G101H – History & Appreciation Of Music, Honors – 3 units

or

MUS G115 – Basic Music – 3 units

or

THEA G100 – Introduction to the Theater – 3 units

or

THEA G106 – Acting 1 – 3 units

or

THEA G111 – Theater History and Literature – Classical to 1800 – 3 units

or

THEA G112 – Theater History and Literature – 1800 to Modern – 3 units

And 3 – 4 units from the following:

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation through consultation with a GWC Teaching Counselor.

EDUC G102 – Teaching Diverse Contemporary Classrooms – 1 unit

EDUC G103 – Technology Proficiencies For Teachers I – 2 units

EDUC G200 – The Teaching Profession – 3 units

HIST G140 – California History – 3 units

HIST G175 – History of the United States Since 1876 – 3 units

MATH G100 – Liberal Arts Mathematics – 3 units

MATH G115 – College Algebra – 4 units

MUS G103 – World Music – 3 units

PHIL G100 – Introduction to Philosophy – 3 units

or

PHIL G102 – History of Ancient Philosophy – 3 units

or

PHIL G120 – Ethics – 3 units

Major Total: 18-21 units

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39 units

DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Arts and Humanities

This program is designed for students who desire a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences, plus additional course work in an “Area of Emphasis.” This program would be an ideal choice for students planning on transferring to the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC), as the student may satisfy their general education requirements plus focus on transferable course work relating to baccalaureate majors at these institutions. Because admission and major preparation requirements vary at each transfer institution, courses used to fulfill requirements for an emphasis should be selected with the assistance of GWC Counselor

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Evaluate and interpret the ways in which people through the ages in different cultures have responded to themselves and the world around them in artistic and cultural creation.

2. Value aesthetic understanding and incorporate these concepts when constructing value judgments.

Semester 1

3 units from Course Listing
General Education – TBD

Semester 2

6 units from Course Listing
General Education – TBD

Semester 3

3 units from Course Listing
General Education – TBD

Semester 4

6 units from Course Listing
General Education – TBD

Major Total: 18 units

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39 units
DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

Be careful to check prerequisites.

Course Listing (18 total units):

Choose 18 units of coursework, including two or more disciplines from the following list:

ART G100 – Introduction To Art – 3 units

ART G105 – Art History And Appreciation 1 – Prehistoric to Renaissance – 3 units

or

ART G106 – Art History and Appreciation 2 – Renaissance to Present – 3 units

ART G107 – Color and Design: 2D – 3 units

ART G109 – Color and Design 3D – 3 units

ART G116 – Drawing 1 – 3 units

ART G117 – Drawing 2 – 3 units

ART G118 – Life Drawing 1 – 3 units

ART G119 – Life Drawing 2 – 3 units

ART G121 – Ceramics 1 – 3 units

ART G122 – Ceramics 2 – 3 units

ART G130 – Painting 1 – 3 units

ART G131 – Painting 2 – 3 units

ART G142 – Sculpture 1 – 3 units

ART G150 – Printmaking 1 – 3 units

COMM G180 – Introduction to Mass Communication – 3 units

COMM G255 – Intercultural Communication – 3 units

DANC G100 – Modern Dance 1 – Beginning – 2 units

DANC G101 – Viewing Dance – 3 units

DANC G120 – Ballet 1 – Beginning – 2 units

ENGL G110 – Critical Thinking, Reading And Writing Through Literature – 4 units

ENGL G112 – Appreciation Of Literature – 3 units

ENGL G114 – Great Myths And Legends – 3 units

ENGL G143 – Children’s Literature – 3 units

ENGL G150 – American Literature through the Civil War (1865) – 3 units

ENGL G155 – American Literature 1865 To The Present – 3 units

ENGL G160 – Masterpieces of World Literature through the Renaissance – 3 units

ENGL G161 – Masterpieces of World Literature Since the Renaissance – 3 units

ENGL G181 – Shakespeare – 3 units

ENGL G270 – British Literature to 1800 – 3 units

ENGL G275 – British Literature Since 1800 – 3 units

ENGL G280 – Creative Writing – 3 units

ENGL G281 – Creative Writing: Prose – 3 units

HIST G120 – Asian Civilizations – 3 units

HIST G132 – History Of Britain And Ireland I – 3 units

HIST G135 – History of Britain and Ireland II – 3 units

HIST G150 – History of Latin America – 3 units

HIST G121 – History of American Women – 3 units

HIST G170 – History Of The United States To 1876 – 3 units

HIST G175 – History of the United States Since 1876 – 3 units

HIST G180 – Western Civilization 1 – 3 units

HIST G185 – Western Civilization 2 – 3 units

HIST G161 – World History 1 – 3 units

HIST G162 – World History 2 – 3 units

MUS G101 – History & Appreciation Of Music – 3 units

MUS G103 – World Music – 3 units

MUS G105 – Beginning Guitar I – 1 unit

MUS G108 – History & Appreciation Of The Musical Theater – 3 units

MUS G109 – Symphonic Band – 1 unit

MUS G110 – Golden West Symphonic Band – 2 units

MUS G115 – Basic Music – 3 units

MUS G120 – Master Chorale – 1 unit

MUS G143 – History of Jazz – 3 units

MUS G141 – Piano 1 – 1 unit

MUS G142 – Beginning Piano II – 1 unit

MUS G145 – Basic Voice – 2 units

MUS G158 – Studio Singing – 2 units

MUS G165 – History & Literature Of Music – 3 units

MUS G139 – History Of Rock Music – 3 units

MUS G209 – Symphonic Band, Advanced Skills – 2 units

PHIL G100 – Introduction to Philosophy – 3 units

PHIL G102 – History of Ancient Philosophy – 3 units

PHIL G110 – Philosophy Of The East – 3 units

PHIL G111 – Philosophy of Religion – Western – 3 units

PHIL G115 – Logic and Critical Thinking – 3 units

PHIL G120 – Ethics – 3 units

PHIL G150 – Political Philosophy – 3 units

PHOT G120 – Introduction to Photography- Black and White Dark Room – 3 units

ART G158 – History and Aesthetics of Photography – 3 units

PHOT G190 – Introduction to Photography- Digital – 3 units

PSCI G150 – Political Philosophy – 3 units

THEA G100 – Introduction to the Theater – 3 units

THEA G102 – History And Appreciation Of The Cinema – 3 units

THEA G106 – Acting 1 – 3 units

THEA G108 – History and Appreciation of the Musical Theater – 3 units

THEA G110 – Acting For The Camera – 3 units

THEA G111 – Theater History and Literature – Classical to 1800 – 3 units

THEA G112 – Theater History and Literature – 1800 to Modern – 3 units

THEA G115 – Theater Practicum 1 – Performance – 1-2 units

THEA G120 – Appreciation of the Theater – 3 units

THEA G125 – Play Performance 1 – 1-2 units

THEA G135 – Classical Play Performance 1 – 1-2 units

THEA G175 – Stage Scenery – 3 units

THEA G176 – Stage Lighting – 3 units

THEA G177 – Make-Up – 3 units

THEA G178 – Introduction to Stage Costume – 3 units

THEA G188 – Stage Movement 1 – 3 units

THEA G210 – Musical Theater Performance 1 – 2 units

FREN G180 – Elementary French 1 – 5 units

FREN G185 – Elementary French 2 – 5 units

SIGN G180 – American Sign Language 1 – 4 units

SIGN G185 – American Sign Language 2 – 4 units

SIGN G280 – American Sign Language 3 – 4 units

SIGN G285 – American Sign Language 4 – 4 units

SPAN G160 – Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1 – 4 units

SPAN G165 – Spanish for Spanish Speakers 2 – 5 units

SPAN G180 – Elementary Spanish 1 – 5 units

SPAN G185 – Elementary Spanish 2 – 5 units

SPAN G280 – Intermediate Spanish 1 – 4 units

SPAN G285 – Intermediate Spanish 2 – 4 units

VIET G180 – Elementary Vietnamese 1 – 5 units

VIET G185 – Elementary Vietnamese 2 – 5 units

VIET G280 – Intermediate Vietnamese 1 – 4 units

VIET G285 – Intermediate Vietnamese 2 – 4 units

DANC G125 – Jazz Dance 1 – Beginning – 2 units

Major Total: 18 units

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39 units

DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Business and Public Administration

This program is designed for students who desire a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences, plus additional course work in an “Area of Emphasis.” This program would be an ideal choice for students planning on transferring to the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC), as the student may satisfy their general education requirements plus focus on transferable course work relating to baccalaureate majors at these institutions. Because admission and major preparation requirements vary at each transfer institution, courses used to fulfill requirements for an emphasis should be selected with the assistance of GWC Counselor.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Understand the place of business and technology within the global economy.

2. Critically apply ethical standards to business practices and decisions.

3. Develop skills to effectively administer, manage or lead organizations.

Select a minimum of 18 units from two or more disciplines the following list:

ACCT G100 – Introduction to Accounting – 3 units

ACCT G101 – Financial Accounting – 4 units

ACCT G102 – Managerial Accounting – 4 units

BUS G100 – Introduction To Business – 3 units

BUS G101 – The Mindset of Business Success – 3 units

BUS G108 – Legal Environment of Business – 3 units

or

BUS G110 – Business Law – 3 units

BUS G130 – Introduction To Business Writing – 3 units

or

BUS G139 – Business Communication – 3 units

BUS G159 – Legal/Regulatory Essentials for Starting a Business – 1.5 units

BUS G121 – Personal Finance – 3 units

CBA G120 – Quickbooks Pro – 2 units

CBA G145 – Introduction To Computers – 2 units

CBA G149 – Microsoft Outlook – 2 units

CBA G165 – ACCESS, Introduction – 2 units

CBA G170 – Powerpoint, Introduction – 2 units

CBA G181 – MS Office – 4 units

CBA G190 – Internet, Introduction – 1.5 units

CBA G195 – Acrobat, Introduction – 1.5 units

CS G130 – Survey Of Computer Science/Information Technology – 4 units

CJ G130 – Character Development For Law Enforcement – 3 units

CJ G137 – Community Relations And Special Issues In Criminal Justice – 3 units

CJ G140 – Introduction To Criminal Justice – 3 units

CJ G146 – Police Report Writing – 3 units

ECON G110 – Contemporary Economic Issues and Problems – 3 units

ECON G170 – Principles of Micro Economics – 3 units

ECON G175 – Principles of Macro Economics – 3 units

ENVS G100 – Introduction To Environmental Studies – 3 units

ENVS G160 – Solar Energy I – Thermal Technologies And Applications – 4 units

ENVS G162 – Solar Energy II – Photovoltaic Technologies And Applications – 4 units

ENVS G170 – Renewable Energy Sources And Applications – 3 units

FLRL G110 – Basic Floral Design – 3 units

COMM G180 – Introduction to Mass Communication – 3 units

JOUR G185 – Writing For News Media – 3 units

MGMT G110 – Elements Of Management – 3 units

MGMT G111 – Human Resources Management – 3 units

MGMT G130 – Team Building And Group Dynamics – 3 units

MKTG G100 – Principles Of Marketing – 3 units

MATH G140 – Business Calculus – 4 units

MATH G160 – Introduction To Statistics – 4 units

MATH G180 – Calculus 1 – 5 units

MATH G185 – Calculus 2 – 5 units

FLRL G111 – Floral Business Practicum RETIRE FALL 2019 – 2.5 units

CBA G160 – Microsoft EXCEL, Introduction – 2 units

Major Total: 18 units

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39 units

DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Computer Science and Technology

This program is designed for students who wish to earn an Associate of Arts degree with additional course work in an “Area of Emphasis” focused on computers and technology. This program would be an ideal choice for students planning on transferring to the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC), as the student may satisfy their general education requirements plus focus on transferable course work relating to baccalaureate majors at these institutions. Because admission and major preparation requirements vary at each transfer institution, courses used to fulfill requirements for an emphasis should be selected with the assistance of GWC Counselor.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of common Internet related technologies and software.

2. Demonstrate proficiency in one or more common software programs.

Complete at least 18 units of coursework, including two or more disciplines, from the following:

AUTO G101 – Introduction To Automotive Technology – 3 units

AUTO G110 – Engine Repair – 5 units

CBA G120 – Quickbooks Pro – 2 units

CBA G145 – Introduction To Computers – 2 units

CBA G149 – Microsoft Outlook – 2 units

CBA G155 – Microsoft WORD, Introduction – 2 units

CBA G165 – ACCESS, Introduction – 2 units

CBA G170 – Powerpoint, Introduction – 2 units

CBA G181 – MS Office – 4 units

CBA G190 – Internet, Introduction – 1.5 units

CBA G195 – Acrobat, Introduction – 1.5 units

CS G101 – Computer Literacy – 3 units

CS G102 – Computer Software Development, Introduction – 4 units

CS G130 – Survey Of Computer Science/Information Technology – 4 units

CS G131 – Python Programming I – 4 units

CS G135 – UNIX/Linux Operating System – 4 units

CS G147 – Game Programming, Introduction – 4 units

CS G153 – Java Programming, Introduction – 4 units

CS G154 – Data Structures with Java – 4 units

CS G175 – C++ Programming – 4 units

CS G179 – C++ Programming, Advanced – 4 units

CS G189 – Data Structures With C++ – 4 units

CS G242 – Computer Architecture and Organization – 3 units

CS G262 – Discrete Structures – 3 units

DART G100 – Introduction To Digital Arts – 3 units

DART G103 – Digital 2D Design – 3 units

ART G115 – Typography – 3 units

DART G135 – Introduction To Adobe Illustrator – 3 units

DART G150 – Photoshop, Beginning – 3 units

DART G170 – Graphic Design Principles – 3 units

DART G178 – Introduction To Web Page Design – 3 units

DART G180 – Introduction To Web Animation – 3 units

DRAF G101 – Basic Computer Aided Design Drafting – 4 units

DRAF G105 – Basic Engineering Drafting I, Computer Aided Drafting – 3 units

DRAF G110 – Basic Engineering Drafting II, Computer Aided Drafting – 3 units

DM G100 – Digital Media, Introduction – 3 units

DM G110 – Digital Audio, Introduction – 3 units

DM G160 – Video Editing 1 – 3 units

DSGN G101 – Introduction To Design – 2 units<?p>

DSGN G105 – Introduction To Design Materials And Technical Processes – 3 units

DSGN G131 – Perspective And Rendering Systems – 3 units

DSGN G150 – Design Drafting – 3 units

EDUC G103 – Technology Proficiencies For Teachers I – 2 units

LIBR G110 – Information Competency and Library Research – 1 unit

LIBR G120 – Libraries And The Internet – 1 unit

MATH G140 – Business Calculus – 4 units

MATH G180 – Calculus 1 – 5 units

MATH G185 – Calculus 2 – 5 units

ENGR G101 – Introduction to Engineering and Technology – 2 units

CBA G160 – Microsoft EXCEL, Introduction – 2 units

CBA G150 – Windows, Introduction – 1.5 units

DART G190 – Photography Fundamentals And Digital Imaging – 3 units

No more than one course selected from below:

BIOL G100 – Introduction To Biology – 4 units

CHEM G180 – General Chemistry A – 5 units

CHEM G185 – General Chemistry B – 5 units

PHYS G185 – Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics – 4 units

PHYS G280 – Calculus Based Physics: Electricity/Magnetism – 4 units

PHYS G285 – Calculus Based Physics: Modern – 4 units 

Major Total: 18 units

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39 units

DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Human Behavior and Self-Development

This program is designed for students who desire a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences, plus additional course work in an “Area of Emphasis.” This program would be an ideal choice for students planning on transferring to the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC), as the student may satisfy their general education requirements plus focus on transferable course work relating to baccalaureate majors at these institutions. Because admission and major preparation requirements vary at each transfer institution, courses used to fulfill requirements for an emphasis should be selected with the assistance of GWC Counselor.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Use their understanding of themselves and others to communicate and collaborate more effectively.

2. Better care for themselves and others.

3. Work with people in their communities.

4. Participate in group activities and collaborative projects.

5. Experience group interactions in a variety of contexts.

Choose at least one course from each category below (A, B, and C), then complete additional courses from categories A, B, and/or C, to total 18 units (with no more than six units of activity courses).

A) Theory and Knowledge

ACCT G100 – Introduction to Accounting – 3 units

ANTH G100 – Introduction To Cultural Anthropology – 3 units

ANTH G185 – Physical Anthropology – 3 units

ANTH G190 – Introduction to Linguistics – 3 units

ANTH G200 – Gender, Culture, and Society – 3 units

COMM G100 – Interpersonal Communication – 3 units

COMM G110 – Public Speaking – 3 units

COMM G112 – Small Group Dynamics – 3 units

COMM G225 – Negotiation and Mediation – 3 units

COMM G250 – Leadership And Communication – 3 units

COMM G255 – Intercultural Communication – 3 units

COMM G265 – Gender Communication – 3 units

CJ G110 – Criminal Investigation – 3 units

CJ G115 – Organized Crime and Terrorism – 3 units

CJ G123 – Juvenile Law – 3 units

CJ G137 – Community Relations And Special Issues In Criminal Justice – 3 units

CJ G150 – Introduction To Corrections – 3 units

CJ G152 – Probation and Corrections: Case Planning and Supervision – 3 units

ECOL G100 – Human Ecology – 3 units

PEAC G230 – Leadership & Peace-building – 3 units

PSYC G100 – Introduction To Psychology – 3 units

PSYC G116 – Child Growth and Development – 3 units

PSYC G255 – Abnormal Psychology – 3 units

PSYC G118 – Life Span Developmental Psychology – 3 units

PSYC G280 – Research Methods in Psychology – 4 units

PSYC G250 – Psychobiology – 3 units

PSYC G260 – Social Psychology – 3 units

SOC G100 – Introduction To Sociology – 3 units

SOC G110 – Introduction To Marriage And The Family – 3 units

SOC G133 – Racial And Ethnic Relations In America – 3 units

SOC G160 – Sociology of Criminology – 3 units

SOC G185 – Analysis of Social Problems – 3 units

B) Growth and Purpose

BUS G121 – Personal Finance – 3 units

COLL G100 – Becoming A Successful Student – 3 units

COMM G110 – Public Speaking – 3 units

COMM G260 – Organizational Communication – 3 units

COUN G100 – Career Planning – 1.5 units

COUN G103 – Educational Planning For Student Success – 1 unit

COUN G104 – Career And Life Planning – 3 units

COUN G199 – Employability Skills – 1.5 units

CJ G130 – Character Development For Law Enforcement – 3 units

EDUC G102 – Teaching Diverse Contemporary Classrooms – 1 unit

EDUC G103 – Technology Proficiencies For Teachers I – 2 units

EDUC G200 – The Teaching Profession – 3 units

LIBR G110 – Information Competency and Library Research – 1 unit

LIBR G120 – Libraries And The Internet – 1 unit

PSYC G110 – Personal And Social Adjustment – 3 units

PSYC G165 – Principles of Human Sexuality 1 – 3 units

C) Health and Wellness

Non-Activity

HLED G100 – Personal Health – 3 units

HLED G107 – Drugs, Health, and Society – 3 units

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CJ G107 – Drugs, Health, and Society – 3 units

HLED G135 – Nutrition and Health – 3 units

KIN G100 – Introduction to Kinesiology – 3 units

KIN G101 – First Aid/Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation – 3 units

KIN G110 – Mental Skills for Performance – 3 units

KIN G281 – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries – 3 units

PE G103 – Exercise For Healthy Living – 2 units

Activity

DANC G100 – Modern Dance 1 – Beginning – 2 units

DANC G105 – Strength and Stretch – 1 unit

DANC G112 – Ballroom Dance – 1 unit

DANC G115 – Tap Dance 1 – Beginning – 2 units

DANC G119 – Hip Hop Dance – 1 unit

DANC G120 – Ballet 1 – Beginning – 2 units

DANC G125 – Jazz Dance 1 – Beginning – 2 units

DANC G130 – Dance For Musical Theater 2 units

DANC G135 – Mid-Eastern Dance – 0.5-1 units

DANC G230 – Choreography – 2 units

DANC G235 – Modern Dance Ensemble – 2 units

DANC G240 – Tap Dance Ensemble – 1-2 units

DANC G245 – Performance Ensemble – 1-2 units

PE G110 – Swimming For Fitness – 0.5-1 units

PE G111 – Swimming – 1 unit

PE G130 – Yoga – 1 unit

PE G132 – Pilates For Fitness – 1 unit

PE G137 – Golf – 0.5 units

PE G150 – Badminton – 1 unit

PE G158 – Tennis – 1 unit

PE G173 – Introduction To Weight Training – 1 unit

PE G176 – Total Fitness For Women – 1 unit

PE G180 – Strength And Muscle Power Training – 2 units

PE G181 – Muscular Strength Training – 1 unit

PE G186 – Activities – Basketball – 0.5-1 units

PE G192 – Soccer – 1 unit

PE G195 – Volleyball – 0.5-1 units

PE G196 – Sand Volleyball – 0.3-1 units

ATHL G244 – Cross Country Team – Men – 3 units

ATHL G246 -Football Team – 3 units

ATHL G254 – Swimming Team – Men – 3 units

ATHL G256 – Track Team – Men – 3 units

ATHL G243 – Cross Country Team – Women – 3 units

ATHL G260 – Volleyball Team – Men – 3 units

ATHL G249 – Soccer Team – Women – 3 units

ATHL G239 – Softball Team – Women – 3 units

ATHL G253 – Swimming Team – Women – 3 units

ATHL G279 – Beach Volleyball – Women – 3 units

Major Total: 18 units

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39 units

DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

Associate in Arts Degree in: Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Mathematics

Program Level Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Solve linear and non-linear equations in the real and complex number system.

2. Calculate probabilities of independent and mutually exclusive events and conditional probability using appropriate formulas and theorems.

3. Compute derivatives of basic functions and the derivatives of their sums, differences, products, quotients, and compositions.

4. Solve right-angle and oblique triangles and use appropriate laws to solve applied problems.

5. Perform matrix operations, evaluate determinants, and solve systems of linear equations using appropriate computational techniques.

6. Solve first-order differential equations.

Course Listing: Choose any combination from the following list to total at least 18 units.

Selections must include one math course at the level of Math 180 or above. Students should check with a counselor to see which courses will transfer to their target university.

Course Listing (18 total units):

MATH G100 – Liberal Arts Mathematics – 3 units

MATH G103 – Statistics For Elementary Teachers – 3 units

MATH G104 – Mathematics For Elementary Teachers – 3 units

MATH G115 – College Algebra – 4 units

MATH G120 – Trigonometry – 3 units

MATH G140 – Business Calculus – 4 units

MATH G160 – Introduction To Statistics – 4 units

MATH G170 – Precalculus – 5 units

MATH G180 – Calculus 1 – 5 units

MATH G185 – Calculus 2 – 5 units

MATH G235 – Applied Linear Algebra – 4 units

MATH G280 – Calculus 3 – 5 units

MATH G282 – Ordinary Differential Equations – 4 units

MATH G285 – Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations – 5 units

Science: One science class from the list identified for the Science Area of Emphasis

Major Total: 18 units

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39 units

DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Science

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a strong factual framework of knowledge about the natural world.

2. Use critical thinking skills.

3. Use a variety of experimental and analytical techniques.

4. Use a variety of data collection and display methods.

Course Listing (18 total units):

Choose any combination from the following list to total at least 18 units. Must include three courses that include a laboratory. Students should check with a counselor to see which courses will transfer to their target university.

ANTH G185 – Physical Anthropology – 3 units

ANTH G185L – Physical Anthropology Lab – 1 unit

ASTR G100 – Introduction to Astronomy – 3 units

ASTR G100L – Introduction to Astronomy Lab – 1 unit

BIOL G100 – Introduction To Biology – 4 units

BIOL G104 – Marine Life – 3 units

BIOL G104 L – Marine Life Laboratory – 1 unit

BIOL G110 – Ecology And Field Biology – 3 units

BIOL G120 – Health and Disease – 3 units

BIOL G221 – Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology – 4 units

BIOL G160 – Physiology And Disease Mechanisms – 3 units

BIOL G225 – Human Physiology – 4 units

BIOL G180 – Cell and Molecular Biology – 5 units

BIOL G182 – Zoology – 4 units

BIOL G183 – Botany – 4 units

BIOL G200 – Pharmacology – Medications And Drugs – 3 units

BIOL G210 – General Microbiology – 5 units

CHEM G110 – Introduction to Chemistry – 5 units

CHEM G130 – Preparation for General Chemistry – 4 units

CHEM G180 – General Chemistry A – 5 units

CHEM G185 – General Chemistry B – 5 units

CHEM G220 – Organic Chemistry A – 5 units

CHEM G225 – Organic Chemistry B – 5 units

GEOG G180 – Introduction To Geography: Physical Geography – 3 units

GEOL G110 – Physical Geology – 4 units

GEOL G105 – General Geology – 3 units

GEOL G106 – Earth Science For Teachers – 4 units

PHSC G100 – Introductory Physical Science – 4 units

PHYS G110 – Conceptual Physics – 3 units

PHYS G111 – Conceptual Physics Lab – 1 unit

PHYS G120 – Algebra Based Physics: Mechanics – 4 units

PHYS G125 – Algebra Based Physics: Electricity/Magnetism – 4 units

PHYS G185 – Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics – 4 units

PHYS G280 – Calculus Based Physics: Electricity/Magnetism – 4 units

PHYS G285 – Calculus Based Physics: Modern – 4 units

PSYC G250 – Psychobiology – 3 units

Mathematics – one class at level of Math G115 or above

BIOL G220 – Human Anatomy – 4 units

Major Total: 18

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39

DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences

This program is designed for students who desire a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences, plus additional course work in an “Area of Emphasis.” This program would be an ideal choice for students planning on transferring to the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC), as the student may satisfy their general education requirements plus focus on transferable course work relating to baccalaureate majors at these institutions. Because admission and major preparation requirements vary at each transfer institution, courses used to fulfill requirements for an emphasis should be selected with the assistance of GWC Counselor.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Study human experience in the context of the larger society by applying investigative methods to collect, interpret, and present scientific data.

2. Analyze social change, analyze social problems, and analyze and develop social policies.

3. Think critically about how findings and ideas in social science can be applied to explain phenomena and events that influence the larger society.

Choose 18 units of coursework, including two or more disciplines, from the following list:

ANTH G100 – Introduction To Cultural Anthropology – 3 units

ANTH G130 – Introduction to Archaeology – 3 units

ANTH G140 – Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion – 3 units

ANTH G150 – Native Peoples of North America – 3 units

ANTH G190 – Introduction to Linguistics – 3 units

ANTH G200 – Gender, Culture, and Society – 3 units

COMM G255 – Intercultural Communication – 3 units

COMM G265 – Gender Communication – 3 units

CJ G110 – Criminal Investigation – 3 units

CJ G115 – Organized Crime and Terrorism – 3 units

CJ G123 – Juvenile Law – 3 units

CJ G128 – Criminal Procedure & Evidence – 3 units

CJ G140 – Introduction To Criminal Justice – 3 units

CJ G141 – Concepts of Criminal Law – 3 units

CJ G150 – Introduction To Corrections – 3 units

CJ G152 – Probation and Corrections: Case Planning and Supervision – 3 units

ECON G110 – Contemporary Economic Issues and Problems – 3 units

ECON G120 – Economic History Of The United States – 3 units

ECON G170 – Principles of Micro Economics – 3 units

ECON G175 – Principles of Macro Economics – 3 units

GEOG G100 – World Regional Geography – 3 units

GEOG G185 – Human Geography – 3 units

HIST G110 – Economic History Of The United States – 3 units

HIST G120 – Asian Civilizations – 3 units

HIST G121 – History of American Women – 3 units

HIST G132 – History Of Britain And Ireland I – 3 units

HIST G135 – History of Britain and Ireland II – 3 units

HIST G140 – California History – 3 units

HIST G150 – History of Latin America – 3 units

HIST G170 – History Of The United States To 1876 – 3 units

HIST G175 – History of the United States Since 1876 – 3 units

HIST G180 – Western Civilization 1 – 3 units

HIST G185 – Western Civilization 2 – 3 units

HIST G161 – World History 1 – 3 units

HIST G162 – World History 2 – 3 units

PEAC G100 – Peace Studies Intro – 3 units

PEAC G110 – Nonviolence and Conflict Resolution – 3 units

PEAC G150 – Social Justice and Peacebuilding – 3 units

PEAC G230 – Leadership & Peacebuilding – 3 units

PSCI G100 – Introduction To Political Science – 3 units

PSCI G101 – Survey Of Current Issues – 3 units

PSCI G105 – Introduction to Global Studies – 3 units

PSCI G110 – International Relations – 3 units

PSCI G130 – Law In American Society – 3 units

PSCI G180 – American Government – 3 units

PSCI G185 – Comparative Politics – 3 units

PSCI G205 – Global Issues – 3 units

PSYC G100 – Introduction To Psychology – 3 units

PSYC G110 – Personal And Social Adjustment – 3 units

PSYC G116 – Child Growth and Development – 3 units

PSYC G118 – Life Span Developmental Psychology – 3 units

PSYC G165 – Principles of Human Sexuality 1 – 3 units

PSYC G255 – Abnormal Psychology – 3 units

PSYC G250 – Psychobiology – 3 units

PSYC G260 – Social Psychology – 3 units

PSYC G280 – Research Methods in Psychology – 4 units

SOC G100 – Introduction To Sociology – 3 units

SOC G110 – Introduction To Marriage And The Family – 3 units

SOC G111 – Introduction to Social Justice – 3 units

SOC G133 – Racial And Ethnic Relations In America – 3 units

SOC G160 – Sociology of Criminology – 3 units

SOC G185 – Analysis of Social Problems – 3 units

No more than 3 units may be chosen from the following list:

COMM G225 – Negotiation and Mediation – 3 units

ENVS G100 – Introduction To Environmental Studies – 3 units

PEAC G110 – Nonviolence and Conflict Resolution – 3 units

PEAC G225 – Negotiation and Mediation – 3 units

PHIL G150 – Political Philosophy – 3 units

PSCI G150 – Political Philosophy – 3 units

SPAN G200 – Mexican Culture And Civilization – 3 units

Major Total: 18 units

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39 units

DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

Associate In Arts Degree: Emphasis In Social Sciences

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Compare and evaluate research pertaining to the broad principles of social sciences and the ways social scientists in a particular discipline conduct research.

2. Demonstrate an application of investigative methods to collect, interpret, and present scientific data on social science theories.

3. Demonstrate how social science findings can be employed to: (a) analyze social change, (b) analyze social problems, and (c) analyze and develop social policies.

4. Explain how findings and ideas in social science can be applied to explain phenomena and events that influence the larger society.

Course Listing (24 total units): (6 units) – Choose one course from each group:

Group A:

HIST G170 – History Of The United States To 1876 – 3 units

or

HIST G175 – History of the United States Since 1876 – 3 units

Group B:

PSCI G180 – American Government – 3 units

Choose 18 additional units, with at least one course from each group:

Group A:

ANTH G100 – Introduction To Cultural Anthropology – 3 units

ANTH G185 – Physical Anthropology – 3 units

ANTH G130 – Introduction to Archaeology – 3 units

Group B:

ECON G110 – Contemporary Economic Issues and Problems – 3 units

or

ECON G170 – Principles of Micro Economics – 3 units

Group C:

GEOG G100 – World Regional Geography – 3 units

or

GEOG G180 – Introduction To Geography: Physical Geography – 3 units

or

GEOG G185 – Human Geography – 3 units

Group D:

HIST G180 – Western Civilization 1 – 3 units

HIST G185 – Western Civilization 2 – 3 units

HIST G161 – World History 1 – 3 units

HIST G162 – World History 2 – 3 units

Group E:

PSCI G110 – International Relations – 3 units

or

PSCI G185 – Comparative Politics – 3 units

Group F:

SOC G100 – Introduction To Sociology – 3 units

SOC G133 – Racial And Ethnic Relations In America – 3 units

SOC G185 – Analysis of Social Problems – 3 units

Major Total: 24 units

GE Pattern: GWC AA, CSU General Education Breadth or IGETC Pattern: 21-39 units

DEGREE TOTAL UNITS (maximum): 60 units

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