Cerro Coso Community College

Liberal Arts: Arts and Humanities

Liberal Arts: Arts and Humanities AA

What can I do with this?

The Liberal Arts: Arts and Humanities AA Degree

  • Is set up to satisfy general education requirements for transfer students.
  • Emphasizes the study of cultural, literary, humanistic activities, and artistic expression of human beings

You can use this to:

  • Earn a two-year Associates Degree
  • Transfer to a 4-year degree program

What will I learn?

  • To describe how people throughout the ages and in different cultures have responded to themselves and the world around them in artistic and cultural expression.
  • To evaluate the significance of artistic and cultural constructions.
  • To evaluate the origins, varieties, and meaning of expressions and artifacts of human experience, related to at least one of the following: (a) original written texts in various literary forms, (b) works of visual art and design, (c) musical compositions, or (d) dramatic performance (live theater, dance, film, video, digital, etc.).

What courses do I take?

Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.

Select at least 18 units from the following courses, including at least two courses from List A.

List A

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course is an anthropological survey of the peoples and cultures of North America. It emphasizes native ecological adaptations, languages, social organizations, religion, world view, and artistic representations. Students critically examine the impact of tribal nations on each other, as well as the interactions with other groups of people. This course examines the roots of present-day conditions of Native communities and the contributions of Native Americans to the cultures of the Americas. Approved for IGETC Area 4A or 4C, CSU GE Area D1 or D3, Local GE Area 2 & 6.

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $10 materials fee. This course provides a general introduction to art that offers a look at works of art through the study of theory, terminology, themes, design principles, media, techniques, with an introduction to the visual arts across time and diverse cultures. In addition, the student is given studio art experiences dealing with various studio media in order to reinforce the concepts presented. Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3 & 6.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course provides an overview of western art and architecture from prehistory through the Middle Ages. Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course provides an overview of art and architecture from the Renaissance to the Contemporary period. (ART C105 is not a prerequisite for ART C106.) Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070. Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance for the Honors Program or eligibility for this honors course as determined in consultation with the instructor.

72 hours lecture. This course provides an overview of art and architecture from the Renaissance to the Contemporary period. The honors section provides more content and requires greater intensity and depth of study than the non-honors class. (ART C105 is not a prerequisite for ART C106H.) Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course provides a select overview of art and architecture from India, Southeast Asia, China, Korea, and Japan from pre-history to modern times. Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course provides an overview of art and architecture from the Western modern period of the 19th and 20th centuries. Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C101

72 lecture hours. In this composition course for transfer to four-year institutions, students develop composition, analytical, and critical reasoning skills through study of literary works (fiction, poetry, drama, and essay). The course emphasizes critical analysis, principles of logic, use of research, and presentation of carefully-reasoned written arguments while developing students’ close reading skills and promoting an appreciation for the aesthetic qualities of literature. Students write four to five expository essays demonstrating sophisticated application of critical thinking skills to literature (total: 8,000 words). Approved for IGETC Area 1B, CSU GE Area A3, Local GE Area 3 or 4.

Prerequisite: ENGL C101 Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance for the Honors Program or eligibility for this honors course as determined in consultation with the instructor.

90 hours lecture. In this composition course for transfer to four-year institutions, students develop composition, analytical, and critical reasoning skills through study of literary works (fiction, poetry, drama, and essay). The course emphasizes critical analysis, principles of logic, use of research, and presentation of carefully-reasoned written arguments while developing students’ close reading skills and promoting an appreciation for the aesthetic qualities of literature. Students write four to five expository essays demonstrating sophisticated application of critical thinking skills to literature (total: 8,000 words). The honors course provides more content and requires greater intensity and depth of study than the non-honors course; the honors course also requires at least one extra paper assignment beyond that required in the non-honors course. Approved for IGETC Area 1B, CSU GE Area A3, Local GE Area 3 or 4.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course is a comparative study of selected works, in translation and in English, of literature from around the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and other areas, from antiquity to the mid or late seventeenth century. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070 Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance to the Honors Program or eligibility for this honors course as determined by the instructor.

72 hours lecture. This course is a comparative study of selected works, in translation and in English, of literature from around the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and other areas, from antiquity to the mid or late seventeenth century. The honors course provides more content and requires greater intensity and depth of study than the non-honors course; the honors course also requires at least one extra research assignment. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course is a comparative study of selected works, in translation and in English, of literature from around the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and other areas, from the mid or late seventeenth century to the present. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070 Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance to the Honors Program or eligibility for this honors course as determined by the instructor.

72 hours lecture. This course is a comparative study of selected works, in translation and in English, of literature from around the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and other areas, from the mid or late seventeenth century to the present. The honors course provides more content and requires greater intensity and depth of study than the non-honors course; the honors course also requires at least one extra research assignment. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C101

54 lecture hours. This course surveys the literature written in the British Isles up to the last quarter of the 18th century. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C101

54 lecture hours. This course surveys British literature from the late eighteenth century to contemporary British and post-colonial texts. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course provides an introduction to Shakespeare’s works, including discussion and analysis of selected plays (tragedies, comedies, and histories) and non-dramatic poetry. Some attention may be given to the historical, artistic, literary, theatrical, and social influences of Renaissance England contributing to the development of Shakespeare’s literary achievements. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070 Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance to the Honors Program or eligibility for this honors course as determined by the instructor.

72 hours lecture. This course provides an introduction to Shakespeare’s works, including discussion and analysis of selected plays (tragedies, comedies, and histories) and non-dramatic poetry. Some attention may be given to the historical, artistic, literary, theatrical, and social influences of Renaissance England contributing to the development of Shakespeare’s literary achievements. The honors course provides more content and requires greater intensity and depth of study than the non-honors course; the honors course also requires at least one extra research assignment. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This literature course introduces students to American authors from the Colonial Period to the beginning of the twentieth century. The course emphasizes analyzing texts and studying the intellectual, social, and cultural history of Americans. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This literature course introduces students to American authors from the 1865 to the present. The course emphasizes analyzing texts and studying the intellectual, social, and cultural history of Americans. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course studies the literary achievements of women writers and examines the extent to which literature mirrors or shapes historical and social attitudes with particular emphasis on the roles, images, and concerns of women as expressed in literature. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3 & 6.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070 Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance to the Honors Program or eligibility for this honors course as determined by the instructor.

72 hours lecture. This course studies the literary achievements of women writers and examines the extent to which literature mirrors or shapes historical and social attitudes with particular emphasis on the roles, images, and concerns of women as expressed in literature. The honors course provides more content and requires greater intensity and depth of study than the non-honors class; the honors course also requires at least one extra research assignment. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3 & 6.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070

54 lecture hours. This course studies the contributions to American literature by African Americans, Latino Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, and other ethnic minorities and examines the extent to which literature mirrors or shapes historical and social attitudes with particular emphasis on the roles, images, and concerns of ethnic groups as expressed in literature. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3 & 6.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This class studies Hispanic civilization and culture through films, videos and documentaries, as well as varied readings. There is analysis, discussion, and written critique of selected films from Spain, Latin America, and the United States. The class covers a variety of cultural issues such as the art, music, history, and politics of the Hispanic world. There is an emphasis on issues of multiculturalism and diversity as illustrated by the films and readings on issues such as race, class, gender, and immigration. Films are subtitled; no knowledge of Spanish is required. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 2 or 3, & 6.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course covers the growth and development of European Civilization from the Renaissance to the present, integrating social, political, and cultural developments of European and the Western heritage. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area D6, Local GE Area 2.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070. Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance for the Honors Program or eligibility for this honors course as determined in consultation with the instructor.

72 hours lecture. This course covers the growth and development of European Civilization from the Renaissance to the present, integrating social, political, and cultural developments of European and the Western heritage. Honors students meet one extra hour weekly to discuss and evaluate selected primary source materials. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area D6, Local GE Area 2.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course is a survey of art music in Western civilization, tracing the development of Western music from approximately 450 A.D. to the present. Topics studied include the elements of music, basic musical forms, music style periods, and the role of music and musicians within the Western world. Musical examples used in class are drawn from a variety of musical styles. Concert attendance is required. Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C101 Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance to the Honors Program or eligibility for this honors course as determined by the instructor.

72 hours lecture. This course is a survey of art music in Western civilization, tracing the development of Western music from approximately 450 A.D. to the present. Topics studied include the elements of music, basic musical forms, music style periods, and the role of music and musicians within the Western world. Musical examples used in class are drawn from a variety of musical styles. The honors course provides more content and requires greater intensity and depth of study than the non-honors course; the honors course also requires at least one extra paper assignment beyond that required in the non-honors. Concert attendance is required. Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course is an introduction to the historical and stylistic developments of American popular music, with an emphasis on its cultural, social, economic and political consequences. This course studies the development of Anglo-American folk music, African-American music, Latin music, musical theatre, and various rock styles. Concert attendance required. Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3 & 6.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This is a survey of 20th Century jazz styles and performers with a historical background of the antecedents of jazz. This course traces the musical and cultural contributions of diverse racial and ethnic groups that lead to the development of jazz, from its roots in West African music and the slave culture in the United States through the blues, Ragtime, Dixieland, Swing, Bop, Cool, Hard Bop, Free jazz and Fusion styles. Concert attendance required. Approved for IGETC Area 3A, CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3 & 6.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. Students learn a variety of philosophical approaches to moral reasoning and decision making in different cultural and historical contents. Students analyze how philosophers throughout history have considered ethical issues and they apply philosophical reasoning to contemporary issues related to ethical problems. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course explores and explains the historical role of religion in human life across cultures and examines the place of religion in the global culture of the 21st century. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This class studies Hispanic civilization and culture through films, videos and documentaries, as well as varied readings. There is analysis, discussion, and written critique of selected films from Spain, Latin America and the United States. The class covers a variety of cultural issues such as the art, music, history and politics of the Hispanic world. There is an emphasis on issues of multiculturalism and diversity as illustrated by the films and readings on issues such as race, class, gender and immigration issues. Films are subtitled; no knowledge of Spanish is required. This course is cross listed with FILM C211. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 2 or 3, & 6.

List B

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $10 materials fee. This course provides an introduction to the concepts, applications, and historical references related to two-dimensional art and composition, including the study of the basic principles and elements of line, shape, texture, value, color, and spatial illusion. A combined lecture and studio approach provides students with the opportunity to develop a visual vocabulary for creative expression. Approved for CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $20 materials fee. This course is an introduction to the concepts, applications, and historical references related to three-dimensional design and spatial composition, including the study of the elements and organizing principles of design as they apply to three-dimensional space and form. A combined lecture and studio approach provides the student with the opportunity to develop a visual vocabulary for creative expression. The course uses appropriate materials for representational and non-representational three-dimensional studio projects. Approved for Local GE Area 3.

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $10 materials fee. This is a studio course that introduces the principles, elements, and practices of drawing, employing a range of subject matter and drawing media. A strong focus is placed on perceptually based drawing, observational skills, technical abilities, and creative responses to materials and subject matter. $10 materials fee. Approved for CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $10 materials fee. This course is a beginning level studio arts course introducing the materials, methods, and techniques of painting as a means of creating two dimensional art images. The course focuses on exploration of painting materials, perceptual skills and color theory, paint mixing and technique, as well as creative responses to materials and subject matter. Approved for CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $10 materials fee. This course introduces students to ceramics materials, concepts, and processes including basic design principles, creative development, hand-building, throwing, glaze techniques, firing and ceramic terminology. The course covers aesthetics and creative development of clay objects examining historical, contemporary, and personal modes of expression across cultures. Approved for CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $20 materials fee. This course introduces sculptural principles, concepts, processes and techniques. Modern materials and their relationship to design, form, and three-dimensional space are examined. A combined lecture and studio approach provides students with the opportunity to develop perceptual skills that enable them to create sculptures for personal artistic expression. Approved for CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ART C121

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $10 materials fee. This studio course provides an exploration of artistic concepts, styles, and creative expression in intermediate-level drawing, focusing on complex subject matter and concepts and using a variety of drawing mediums, techniques, and methodologies. Students in this course build on fundamental drawing skills to develop personalized approaches to content and materials in exercises covering multiple historical and contemporary approaches to drawing.

Prerequisite: ART C131

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $10 materials fee. This course provides students opportunities for advanced projects in painting. Approved for Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ART C141

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $20 materials fee. This course provides an opportunity for advanced work in basic ceramic techniques, glaze and clay formulation, and kiln firing. Approved for Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ART C151

27 hours lecture/81 hours laboratory. $20 materials fee. This course introduces intermediate sculptural principles, concepts, processes, and techniques. A combined lecture and studio approach provides students with the opportunity to develop perceptual skills that enable them to create sculptures for personal artistic expression. Approved for Local GE Area 3.

72 hours lecture. This course is an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL), a visual-gesture language used by the Deaf community in the United States and some parts of Canada. Students develop basic conversation skills used within the Deaf community and knowledge of Deaf culture and history. Approved for IGETC Area 6, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: ASL C101

72 hours lecture. In this follow-up to ASL C101, students continue to develop and enhance their proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) usage and knowledge of Deaf history and culture. This course encourages students’ communicative competency with emphasis on vocabulary and expressive skills through in-class and out-of-class requirements. Approved for IGETC Area 6, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course introduces students to the analysis and interpretation of imaginative literature, develops their comprehension of structure, theme, and artistic purpose in works of poetry, drama, and fiction, and promotes appreciation and critical understanding of the cultural, historical, and aesthetic qualities of literature. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C101

54 hours lecture. This course is an introduction to the craft of creative writing through the study and analysis of the works of established and peer writers. Students practice writing in various genres and are introduced to the workshop method. Approved for CSU GE Area C2, Local Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

90 hours lecture. This is an introductory course in which students learn basic grammar and vocabulary for speaking, reading, understanding, and writing at the beginning level as well as the culture and civilization of the French-speaking world. Approved for IGETC Area 6, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course covers the growth of European civilization. Social, political, and cultural developments are integrated with the introduction of ideas and institutions basic to the understanding of one’s own heritage. This course also covers the development of Western Civilization from the earliest times to the close of the Middle Ages. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area D6, Local GE Area 2.

Prerequisite: ENGL C070. Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance for the Honors Program or eligibility for this honors course as determined in consultation with the instructor.

72 hours lecture. This course covers the growth of European civilization. Social, political, and cultural developments are integrated with the introduction of ideas and institutions basic to the understanding of one’s own heritage. This course also covers the development of Western Civilization from the earliest times to the close of the Middle Ages. The honors course provides more content and requires greater intensity and depth of study than the non-honors class. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area D6, Local GE Area 2.

Advisory: ENGL C070

72 hours lecture. This course covers the basic structures and vocabulary for understanding reading, writing, and speaking Latin. The class covers pronunciation, comprehension, and structure of the language. Approved for CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: LATN C101

72 hours lecture. This course continues coverage of the basic structures and vocabulary for understanding reading, writing and speaking Latin. Approved for IGETC Area 6, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: LATN C102

72 hours lecture. This course covers intermediate level structures and vocabulary development for reading, writing, and speaking Latin. Approved for IGETC Area 3B & 6, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Prerequisite: LATN C201

72 hours lecture. This course conducts a detailed and intensive reading of books I, II, IV and VI of the Aeneid. A running review of basic grammar structures is also a part of the class. Approved for IGETC Area 3B & 6, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

27 hours lecture/27 hours laboratory. This is a beginning-level guitar course designed to familiarize students with the techniques and repertoire of the guitar. Guitar techniques and repertoire include both classical and popular styles. Students learn to play the instrument through the use of technical exercises and reading music notation. Students learn to play simple chord progressions on the guitar using both strumming and finger-style techniques. Students must provide their own guitar. Approved for Local GE Area 3.

54 hours activity. This course includes the preparation and performance of basic to advanced orchestral works. Participation in a public performance is required. Students are expected to be able to read standard music notation. Approved for CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

54 hours activity. This course includes the preparation and performance of basic to advanced concert band and wind ensemble works. Students are expected to be able to read standard music notation. Approved for Local GE Area 3.

54 hours activity. This course includes the preparation and performance of basic to advanced choral works, including one masterwork yearly. Participation in a public performance is required. Students are expected to be able to read standard music notation. Approved for CSU GE Area C1, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course introduces philosophical ideas and methods concerning knowledge, reality and values. Topics of instruction include the sources and limits of knowledge, and the nature of reality. The course also covers the philosophical perspective of the nature of the self, truth, ethics, religion, science, language, beauty and art, political theory, and mind. Approved for IGETC Area 3B, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. This course introduces students to the principles of inductive and deductive inference and their practical applications in everyday situations, such as problem solving and evaluation of arguments. The course examines the uses of language, formal and informal fallacies, syllogistic argument forms, and scientific method. This course also develops the ability to integrate the principles of critical thinking with the techniques of effective written argument. Approved for CSU Area A3, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. Through the use of films, documentaries and analytical essays students use critical reasoning skills to discover how the structures of race, class, gender and similar constructs have shaped and formed our society and our culture. There is analysis, discussion, and written critique of selected films and readings. Approved for IGETC Area 4C or 4J, CSU GE Area D3 or D10, Local GE Area 2 or 3, & 6.

54 hours lecture. This course is designed to help students begin speaking Spanish confidently at a basic level. SPAN C100 emphasizes oral practice, pronunciation, and vocabulary building. The class develops the students’ speaking skills and understanding of Spanish for practical use in everyday situations. This course is neither a prerequisite nor equivalent to SPAN C101 and can be taken concurrently with SPAN C101. Approved for CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

90 hours lecture. This is an introductory course in which students learn basic grammar and vocabulary for speaking, reading, listening, and writing at the beginning level as well as the culture and civilization of the Spanish-speaking world. This class has an online component that requires the student to access the electronic book on a weekly basis. Approved for IGETC Area 6, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3 & 6.

Prerequisite: SPAN C101 with a grade of “C” or better or two years of high school Spanish.

90 hours lecture. This course is a continuation of the introduction to the Spanish language presented in Spanish C101. Students will continue to focus on the grammar and vocabulary necessary for speaking, reading, listening, and writing at the high-beginner level as well as learning about the culture, and civilization of the Spanish-speaking world. This class has an online component that requires the student to access the electronic book on a weekly basis. Approved for IGETC Area 6, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3 & 6.

Advisory: SPAN C102

54 hours lecture. This course improves the student’s ability to communicate in Spanish through vocabulary building, reading, and classroom conversation at a mid to high-intermediate level. Through an interactive classroom approach, students have the opportunity to enhance their oral proficiency as they apply the language to a variety of situations. There is thorough review of grammar concepts for non-native speakers. Approved for IGETC Area 6, CSU Area C2, Local GE Area 3.

Advisory: SPAN C102

72 hours lecture. This course is designed for native Spanish speakers, who already speak, read and write the language but wish to develop their fluency further through vocabulary building, spelling and accentuation rules, cognates, grammatical structures and composition. Cultural topics will also be in order for students to have a deeper understanding and awareness of their cultural heritage. This course is taught in Spanish. Approved for IGETC Area 6, CSU GE Area C2, Local GE Area 3 & 6.

Advisory: ENGL C070

54 hours lecture. In this speech course for transfer to four-year institutions, students learn to make effective oral presentations by gathering and selecting information, arranging materials, analyzing audience and occasion, and controlling expression and delivery. Approved for IGETC Area 1C, CSU GE Area A1.

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

The awarding of an Associate Degree at Cerro Coso Community College is intended to represent more than an accumulation of units. It is intended to lead students through patterns of learning experiences designed to develop certain capabilities and insights.

Please consult the Transfer Center or Counseling for more information regarding which classes will transfer to a four-year institution.

Students desiring transfer to the California State University system may conform to either (1) the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or (2) CSU General Education Certification.

Please consult the Transfer Center or Counseling for more information regarding which classes will transfer to a four-year institution.

IGETC is a series of courses that community college students can use to satisfy lower division general education requirements at any CSU or UC campus.

Please consult the Transfer Center or Counseling for more information regarding which classes will transfer to a four-year institution.

Program Pathways

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Additionally, some of the general education courses needed to complete this major are available at all our locations.

The classes needed for this degree are available at nearly all of our campuses. Some of the other courses and general education courses may also be available online and at other campuses. Consult a counselor at your local campus for degree pathway options.

See Counseling for specific help with enrolling and completing this major.

How can I afford it?

This degree requires 60.0 units and will likely take 4 semesters.

Approximate Total Costs

CA Residents

60.0 units

at $46 per unit

Equals $2,760 in tuition and fees

Plus approximately $3,600* for books and supplies

Total cost $6,360 for 4 semesters

Non-residents

60.0 units

at $329 per unit

Equals $19,740 in tuition and fees

Plus approximately $3,600* for books and supplies

Total cost $23,340 for 4 semesters

*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.

Need help? Financial Aid can help with fee waivers and scholarships and other aid. Make sure to fill out your FAFSA every January.

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