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ASTRO 010 - Introduction to Astronomy  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 2
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students will study astronomical processes related to the structure and origin of the solar system, the Milky Way, the lives of stars, galaxies, and the search for extraterrestrial life. The relationship of these processes to each other and to overarching astronomy concepts, such as the evolution of our universe and the laws of physics will be examined. Major focuses include communicating scientific concepts, the impact these processes have on civilization and recent research. The scientific method is illustrated as it relates to analyzing astronomy problems. Fieldtrips may be required. 
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102860 106 Lec MW   06:00 PM—07:50 PM 02/24/20— 05/22/20 MIL-BIOL  Adham, Nargis
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
CIS 024C - Python Programming  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Recommended: CIS 041 or CIT 010
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students will study the use of Python, a programming language, to create stand-alone and web-based applications. Students will acquire skills necessary to locate, evaluate, and utilize open source web materials.
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101240 102 Lec M   03:15 PM—05:40 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-TECH  Dorairaj, Sanjay
  102 Lab M   05:50 PM—07:10 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-TECH  Dorairaj, Sanjay
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
CIS 054 - C/C++ Programming  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 2
Recommended: CIS 041
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students will study C, a general-purpose programming language, which features brevity of expression, modern control flow and data structures, and a rich set of operators. Students will also study C++, an object oriented programming language that is built using the C language as a base. Students will learn the importance of portability and efficiency through a variety of programming assignments. This course includes application programs and/or systems software.
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101250 102 Lec W   06:00 PM—08:25 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C3  Lui, Yan Yan
  102 Lab W   08:35 PM—09:55 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C3  Lui, Yan Yan
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
CIS 106 - Technest 1: Intro Comp Coding  3.00 Units
Grading: O   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 3
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the assessment exercises must be done before student can enroll.
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
As the first course in the Technest Coding Academy, students will learn to think algorithmically to create code and to solve programming problems. Utilizing MIT-created instructional videos, SJCC faculty will guide, coach, and assist students in creating code. After students view the MIT lecture videos, faculty will answer questions, assist students with lab assignments, and proctor exams. This course is based on the MITx6.00 Introduction to Computer Science course curriculum.  Enrollment in this class is contingent upon acceptance into the Technest Coding Academy. Interested students will need to contact course instructor listed in the schedule of classes.
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101259 101 Lec W   06:00 PM—07:15 PM 01/20/20— 05/22/20 MIL-TECH  Branom, Mark
  101 Lab S   10:00 AM—12:30 PM 01/20/20— 05/22/20 MIL-TECH  Branom, Mark
  101 Lab W   07:25 PM—08:55 PM 01/20/20— 05/22/20 MIL-TECH  Branom, Mark
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
To enroll in the Technest courses, attend the orientation (online or in person) and then take the assessment listed on the Technest website: http://www.sjcc.edu/home/technest
The Spring Assessment will be available online on 12/7/2019. Questions? Contact Mark Branom at mark.branom@sjcc.edu
CIS 107 - Technest 2: Data Science  3.00 Units
Grading: O   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 3
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the assessment exercises must be done before student can enroll.
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
As the second course in the Technest Coding Academy, students learn the three main factors of data science: inferential thinking, computational thinking, and real-world relevance. Topics include critical concepts and skills in computer programming and statistical inference, and the analysis of real-world datasets, as well as social issues surrounding data analysis such as privacy and design. This course is based on UC Berkeley's Data 8 course curriculum.  Enrollment in this class is contingent upon acceptance into the Technest Coding Academy. Interested students will need to contact course instructor listed in the schedule of classes.
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101261 101 Lec F   06:00 PM—07:25 PM 01/20/20— 05/22/20 MIL-TECH  Dorairaj, Sanjay
  101 Lab S   02:00 PM—05:05 PM 01/20/20— 05/22/20 MIL-TECH  Dorairaj, Sanjay
  101 Lab F   07:35 PM—09:00 PM 01/20/20— 05/22/20 MIL-TECH  Dorairaj, Sanjay
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
To enroll in the Technest courses, attend the orientation (online or in person) and then take the assessment listed on the Technest website: http://www.sjcc.edu/home/technest
The Spring Assessment will be available online on 12/7/2019. Questions? Contact Mark Branom at mark.branom@sjcc.edu
CIS 108 - Technest 3: Internet of Things  3.00 Units
Grading: N   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 3
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the assessment exercises must be done before student can enroll.
Recommended: Successful completion of CIS 106, CIS 024A or similar Python programming experience is recommended. Students should visit the Technest webpage at http://www.sjcc.edu/home/technest or contact the course instructor for additional information.
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
As the third course in the Technest Coding Academy, students are exposed to the emerging platform called the Internet of Things (IoT). Topics include: exploration of the convergence of multiple disciplines leading to modern smartphones; exploring the emerging IoT platform, enabling unprecedented, innovative products and services; learn how information from physical devices in the real world gets communicated to smartphone processors; interfacing common sensors and actuators to hardware; developing software to acquire sensory data, process the data and actuate stepper motors, LEDs, etc. for use in mobile-enabled products.
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102686 101 Hybrid W   10:00 AM—12:00 PM 02/05/20— 02/05/20 MIL-TECH  Lawson, Cecil
  101 Hybrid W   10:00 AM—12:00 PM 02/05/20— 02/05/20 MIL-TECH  Lawson, Cecil
  101 Hybrid W   10:00 AM—12:00 PM 02/05/20— 02/05/20 MIL-TECH  Sengal, Kidane
This is a hybrid section. There are both required in-person meetings and online work.
Required meetings: Feb. 5 10am-12pm at Milpitas extension
Feb. 12, March 4, April 1, May 20, 10am-12pm at IDT
SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035
IDT (Integrated Design Technology, Inc.) 6024 Silver Creek Valley Road, San Jose, CA 95138
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
To enroll in the Technest courses, attend the orientation (online or in person) and then take the assessment listed on the Technest website: http://www.sjcc.edu/home/technest
The Spring Assessment will be available online on 12/7/2019. Questions? Contact Mark Branom at mark.branom@sjcc.edu
COMS 020 - Oral Communication  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Recommended: Prior completion of ENGL 001A is highly recommended
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students will acquire theory and technique of public speaking. Students focus on the following basic elements: rhetorical theory, researching, organizing and outlining a topic, analyzing an audience, effective use of language, ethics, effective presentation aids, critical listening, credibility, and physical delivery. Students taking this course online must be able to record and upload audiovisual files.
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102198 103 Lec W   06:15 PM—09:20 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C1  Eckstone, Stephen
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
ESL 500 - ESL in Health Care  0.00 Units
Grading: N   |   Advisory Level  —   Read:   |  Write:  | Math:
Recommended: It is recommended that the student has completed higher levels of Adult Education ESL courses.
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: NONC
Students study listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills for a variety of tasks associated with health care. This course is designed as the part of the Medical Career Preparation CTE Program. Students acquire language, vocabulary, and cultural information necessary for communicating in English with patients and their families, health care providers, and health service co-workers.
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102161 101 Lec TTH   12:25 PM—02:15 PM 02/15/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C3  Shugan, Nathapong
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
ESL 531 - Inter-Low Listening/Speaking  0.00 Units
Grading: N   |   Advisory Level  —   Read:   |  Write:  | Math:
Recommended: It is recommended that the student has completed higher levels of Adult Education ESL courses.
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: NONC
ESL 531 is a non-credit academic intermediate-low listening and speaking skills course for non-native speakers of English. Students learn listening skills, such as distinguishing main idea from details. Students also learn speaking skills, such as restating main ideas, asking questions, and exchanging information.
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102168 106 Lec MW   06:15 PM—08:05 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C2  Shugan, Nathapong
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
ESL 532 - Inter-Low Reading and Writing  0.00 Units
Grading: N   |   Advisory Level  —   Read:   |  Write:  | Math:
Recommended: It is recommended that the student has completed higher levels of Adult Education ESL courses or is at the low-intermediate level of proficiency in ESL.
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: NONC
ESL 532 is a non-credit academic intermediate-low reading and writing skills course for non-native speakers of English.  Students learn writing techniques and grammar for composing sentences and short paragraphs. Students also study reading and vocabulary skills and strategies for the literal and critical comprehension of intermediate level ESL texts. 
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102746 107 Lec MW   10:45 AM—01:50 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C3  Byeon, Seongah
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
ESL 550 - ESL for the Workplace  0.00 Units
Grading: N   |   Advisory Level  —   Read:   |  Write:  | Math:
Recommended: It is recommended that the student has completed higher levels of Adult Education ESL courses.
Transfer Status: None |  Degree Applicable: NONC
Students study listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills for a variety of tasks associated with workplaces. This course is designed for the proposed noncredit Career Development and College Preparation (CDCP) Pathway Program. Vocabulary used in this course will be specifically geared towards the area this is course offered for.
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102178 101 Lec MW   09:15 AM—10:35 AM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C3  Byeon, Seongah
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
ETH 027 - Intro to Race & Ethnicity  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students will critically explore the phenomena of race and ethnicity in the history of the United States. Examining the socio-political realities of power, students analyze the processes by which racial stratification occur. Particular emphasis is placed on the socio-historical experiences of major, subordinate ethnic groups in America --African Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans. Students critically analyze major theoretical approaches to understanding the circumstances that have shaped present race relations in America and various Ethnic Studies paradigms.
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101917 104 Lec TTH   01:05 PM—02:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C1  Huynh, Cindy
This is a dual-enrollment section offered at Milpitas High School. It is reserved for students of Milpitas High School only.
HSCI 008 - Medical Terminology  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
A medical terminology course including an introduction to body systems and functions. The student will analyze, pronounce, and spell medical terminologies. Students will develop a baseline knowledge of body systems through the further study of pathology, laboratory tests, and diagnostic and treatment procedures.
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101273 103 Lec MW   01:05 PM—02:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C1  Monichon, Cwen
This is a dual-enrollment section offered at Milpitas High School. It is reserved for students of Milpitas High School only.
HUMNT 001 - Intro Visual & Performing Arts  3.00 Units
Credit by Exam: Yes   |   Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students will be introduced to the basic conceptual vocabulary used in the perception and descriptive analysis of dance, music, theater, and visual art in this interdisciplinary course. Students will use these concepts to interpret art objects in the artist's context and the perceiver's context. Examples presented are chosen for their artistic integrity and cultural diversity. Field trips at live art events may be required.
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102724 102 Lec TTH   03:15 PM—04:35 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C1  Hammerbeck, David
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx
MATH 063 - Elementary Statistics  3.00 Units
Grading: L   |   Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0
Prerequisite: MATH 013 with C or better
Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS
Students are introduced to the study of statistics. Students will learn methods of displaying data, descriptive statistics, basic concepts of probability theory, random variables, common statistical distributions, estimates and sample size, hypothesis testing, goodness-of-fit test, contingency table analysis, tests of two independent population parameters, Chi-square, ANOVA, and regression and correlation. Students will apply basic statistical concepts to data from education, business, social sciences, and natural sciences. To aid in the analysis of data, the use of computational technology will be required.
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101598 111 Lec M   06:15 PM—09:20 PM 01/27/20— 05/22/20 MIL-C1  Castilla, Guillermo
This section is held at the SJCC Milpitas Extension: 1450 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, CA 95035.
This is a ZTC (zero textbook cost) section. If there is a required textbook, you will be able to access it online for free or a print copy will be loaned to you. To find out more about ZTC and other ZTC courses at SJCC, visit the ZTC webpage: http://www.sjcc.edu/Library/Pages/ztc.aspx