2019-2020 Course Descriptions by Santa Monica Community College

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santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 acctg 10c intermediate accounting c 4 units transfer csu • prerequisite accounting 2 • advisory accounting 10a this course includes study of the pronouncements of the financial accounting standards board and other primary source gaap and their applications to accounting for corporations the following are covered in detail in this course investments earnings per share financial statement analysis revenue recognition accounting for income taxes pensions leases and full disclosure in financial reporting acctg 11 cost accounting 3 units transfer csu • prerequisite accounting 2 this course focuses on cost accounting theory with emphasis on job order and process cost accounting accounting methods for material labor and factory overhead and preparation of financial statements from cost data topics include cost management concepts activity cost behavior job order costing process costing budgeting standard costing

santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 behavior section of the course will introduce the student to knowledge concepts and models that use consumer behavior to generate explanations for the behavior of individual consumers and groups the decisions they make and the culture they live in the final section of the course focuses on the application of marketing research and consumer behavior the student will learn how these skills can help them in business as well as how to build their own research study bus 27 introduction to e-commerce 3 units transfer csu formerly same course as cis 27 students will learn the technological and strategic aspects of electronic commerce essential to succeeding in today’s internet-based economy no background in e-commerce is necessary this is a lecture and theoretical course which covers the key technologies used in e-commerce the history of internet and web technologies infrastructure and the economic forces behind e-commerce business goals

santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 cs 70 network fundamentals and architecture 3 units transfer csu • prerequisite none • advisory one programming course this course offers a broad introduction to networking concepts and analyzes different network architectures introductory topics include network topologies media and signaling protocols addressing and distributed networks the varied ways to connect computers are explored as are the resulting architectures the course explores subnetting both physical and virtual and internetworks are constructed in the lab server programs are introduced to demonstrate their signature socket-api structure specific real-world services such as the apache web server bind name server nfs and samba file system servers dhcp address server and others are discussed cs 71 introduction to windows nt workstation 3 units transfer csu • prerequisite none • advisory cs 70 this course is an introduction to the windows nt operating

220 santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 course descriptions dance 70 dance staging technique 1 unit transfer csu • prerequisite none this course is designed to develop stage production skills for dance performances students will learn how to transfer a dance work from the rehearsal studios to a professional stage using the elements of staging lighting scenery props and make-up for various styles of dance productions students will also learn about the process of touring with a production site selection and fundamentals of arts management dance 75 the teaching of dance for children 3 units transfer csu • prerequisite none this course the study of developmentally appropriate creative movement experiences for children gives students methods to guide creativity in the pre-k and elementary classroom and to develop dance lessons tied to specific subject areas students gain knowledge of the movement aspect of child development and how to use creative dance to research

238 santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 short paragraphs use basic english vocabulary in real-life situations demonstrate comprehension of different types of writing and produce short 1 or 2-paragraph writing samples esl 963 intermediate reading and writing 0 units this course is designed for the intermediate esl student and focuses on improving students’ english vocabulary reading comprehension and writing skills students expand their knowledge of idiomatic expressions and grammatical structures enabling them to construct intermediatelevel sentences and paragraphs use more complex english vocabulary in real-life situations identify and describe various types of writing and produce medium-length 2 or 3-paragraph writing samples course descriptions esl 965 advanced reading and writing 0 units this course is designed for the advanced esl student the course focuses on the analysis and comprehension of advanced-level english vocabulary idiomatic expressions and

santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 this course combines classroom and field studies of the geology of central california coast and interiors lectures are designed to prepare the student for the examination of geologic features in field settings field experiences are intended to provide students with first hand observations and an understanding of several earth processes and their products including underground caverns sand dunes volcanoes and erosional features students will attend a series of three 3-hour lecture classes and are required to attend one overnight field trip to central california geol 35d geology field studies death valley and the basin 1 unit transfer csu • prerequisite none this course combines classroom and field studies of the geology of the basin and range desert of california and nevada lectures are designed to prepare the student for the examination of geologic features in field settings field experiences are intended to provide students with

santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 satisfies global citizenship • prerequisite none • advisory japanese 1 this course is the continuation of japanese 1 this course stresses more advanced vocabulary and more advanced sentence structures emphasizing short forms and te-forms students further develop oral and aural skills and reading comprehension skills by reading texts on various topics they also hold conversations in both formal and informal styles of speech and write compositions using short forms this course also advances students’ knowledge of japanese culture and traditions this course is taught in japanese except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor language lab is required the advisory for this course is comparable to two years of high school japanese japan 4 intermediate japanese ii 5 units transfer uc csu igetc area 3b humanities satisfies global citizenship • prerequisite none • advisory japanese 3

santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 some performance courses require auditions during the first week of class a maximum of 12 units is allowed in performance courses music 1 fundamentals of music 3 units transfer uc csu igetc area 3a arts • prerequisite none no uc transfer credit for music 1 if taken after music 2 see also music 66 this course provides the study of the rudiments of music notation including scales intervals triads and seventh chords also included are rhythmic drills sight singing and exercises using computer-assisted-instruction this course or the equivalent is a prerequisite for all other music theory courses music 1 is equivalent to the theory portion of music 66 credit may be earned for music 1 or 66 but not both music 3 musicianship 2 units transfer uc csu • prerequisite music 2 • corequisite music 7 this course provides a guided study of basic musical phenomena and traditional notation through sight singing dictation ear training and

308 santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 course descriptions photo 60 business practices in photography 3 units transfer csu • skills advisory none this lecture course examines the necessary steps that a photographer must take to start a commercial photography business relevant local state and federal regulatory and taxing agencies and application forms professional support services general ledger accounts setup pertinent to photography photographic business insurance needs and employer obligations are discussed students will learn how to create a simple business plan applicable to photographic ventures the course also examines issues of sound financial practices specific to profitability in commercial photography paying particular attention to matters of copyright and image licensing calculating cost of doing business strategies for pricing image usage and negotiating job fees photo 64 community documentary photography 4 units transfer csu • prerequisite none

326 santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 for the non-actor in the dynamic approach to vocal and health and affective communication students enrolled in this course are required to purchase tickets for and attend smc theatre productions th art 13 stage dialects 2 units transfer csu • advisory theatre arts 10a specific training is given in the performance of the regional american and foreign dialects most often used in the theatre students enrolled in this course are required to purchase tickets for and attend smc theatre productions course descriptions th art 15 stage movement for the actor 1 unit transfer uc csu • prerequisite none formerly theatre arts 15a this course develops the student’s awareness of the body as an instrument of communication in stage acting students enrolled in this course are required to purchase tickets for and attend smc theatre productions th art 16 advanced stage movement for the actor 2 units transfer uc csu • prerequisite

santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 emphasizes hands-on instruction in ornamental and edible gardening techniques native plants and water conservation hort e04 home gardening and plants this course helps older adults select and maintain a small garden or group of plants in an indoor environment the course is designed especially for older adults in residential or daycare facilities and helps older adults get the most pleasure out of gardening while socializing with others and using as many life skills as possible 343 th art e30 dramatic interpretation through movies this course helps older adults explore the art technology language and appreciation of film from the point of view of the older adult older adult students analyze the fundamentals of film production as a means of encouraging mental stimulation and peer socialization film examples are shown in class for comparison and discussion political science pol sc e00 current events this course increases older adults’