College of the Siskiyous

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Astronomy


ASTR 1110 - General Astronomy      Credit: 3.0

Class dates: 2/22/2021 to 5/27/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3072 Internet Kyle Irwin

Astronomy introduces physical models for gravity and light and then builds on our understandings of these phenomena to explore the motions, properties and histories of celestial objects ranging from nearby planets and stars to distant galaxies and the Universe itself. (AA, CSU, UC) Prerequisite: ENGL 1001 and either MATH 0850 or qualification through assessment or MATH 0851 or qualification through assessment


Communication Studies


COMS 1101 - Forensics: Preparation and Practice for Speaking Events       Credit: 0.5

Class dates: 4/2/2021 to 5/14/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
F 12:10 - 1:15 pm 3197 Zoom Jayne Turk

This course is designed to prepare students for speaking events, and provide structured practice, research, and evaluation. Students will gain experience in several types of speeches like impromptu, extemporaneous, persuasive, and situational. (AA, CSU) Advisory: COMS 1100


Early Childhood Education


ECE 1501 - Child Guidance and Management      Credit: 3.0

Class dates: 3/29/2021 to 5/27/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3049 Internet Patrice Thatcher

This course presents theory, principles and practices basic to positive child guidance. The class emphasizes psychological development recognizing the ethnic and cultural diversity of children and families, including typical and atypical developmental patterns. (AA,CSU) Advisory: ECE 1001 and/or ECE 1002


ECE 2501 - Administration of Early Childhood Education      Credit: 3.0

Class dates: 3/29/2021 to 5/27/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3053 Internet Patrice Thatcher

Principles and practices of program planning, budgeting, and personnel administration for early childhood programs and agencies serving young children. (AA,CSU)


ECE 2527 - Adult Supervision of Early Childhood Education      Credit: 2.0

Class dates: 4/26/2021 to 5/27/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3287 Internet Priscilla Stack

This course emphasizes the principles and practices of staffing in early education programs. It is required by California Department of Education's Master Teacher Permit. (AA, CSU)


Geology


GEOL 1140 - Oceanography      Credit: 3.0

Class dates: 2/22/2021 to 5/27/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3247 Internet Timothy Horner

Oceanography introduces the major physical and biological features of Earth's oceans and examines how they are connected. It explores the geologic processes that shape the ocean basins, the forces that move seawater and influence the planet's climate and coastlines, and the changing physical conditions and selective pressures—including those caused by human activities—that affect the nature and distribution of marine life. (AA,CSU,UC) Prerequisite: ENGL 1001 and either MATH 0850 or qualification through assessment or MATH 0851 or qualification through assessment


Health


HEA 1010 - Health in Action      Credit: 3.0

Class dates: 3/29/2021 to 5/27/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3010 Internet Kyle Heath

This course covers personal and community health problems including mental health, drugs and alcohol, tobacco use, nutrition, fitness and wellness, sex education, diseases, cardiovascular health, personal safety, aging, and environmental awareness. (AA, CSU, UC)


Kinesiology


KINE 1030 - Principles of Physical Fitness and Wellness      Credit: 3.0

Class dates: 3/29/2021 to 5/27/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3016 Internet Tim Frisbie

This is an introductory course into the foundational concepts of fitness and wellness which include cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition. This course will explore each component of fitness as well as fitness assessments and evaluation, fitness programming, nutrition, weight management, and stress management. (AA, CSU, UC)


Philosophy


PHIL 1021 - World Religions: Eastern Cultures      Credit: 3.0

Class dates: 2/22/2021 to 5/27/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3103 Internet Daniel Kealey

Introduction to the major traditional religions of India, China and Japan and how they relate to philosophy, culture and social life. Some of the philosophies to be covered include Vedanta, Yoga, Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. (AA, CSU, UC) Advisory: ENGL 1001


Physics


PHYS 1010 - Conceptual Physics      Credit: 3.0

Class dates: 4/5/2021 to 5/27/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3318 Internet Kyle Irwin

A non-mathematical general education science lecture course. Topics include: Newtonian mechanics, heat, oscillations and waves, electricity, magnetism, properties of matter, and light. The emphasis of the class is to better understand the physics of everyday phenomena. Not intended for science majors or students who have completed high school physics. (AA, CSU, UC)


PHYS 1020 - Weird Science: Science, Skepticism, and Critical Thinking      Credit: 3.0

Class dates: 4/5/2021 to 5/28/2021


DAY TIME CRN LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    3319 Internet Kyle Irwin

This course will strive to teach critical scientific thinking in explaining various phenomena including the realm of the paranormal as well as everyday human behavior. Discussions focus on scientific versus pseudo-scientific explanations, and how to tell the difference. Course covers the use of language, thought, and logic in distinguishing science fact from science fiction. Inductive and deductive methods, judgment, opinion, belief, and knowledge. A critical examination of contemporary pseudoscientific issues (creation "science," astrology, UFO's etc). (AA, CSU)