Course Descriptions 2018-2019 by Santa Monica Community College

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182 santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 this course is taught in chinese except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor the advisory for this course is comparable to two years of high school chinese chnese 3 intermediate chinese 1 5 units transfer uc csu igetc area 3 humanities satisfies global citizenship • prerequisite none • advisory chinese 2 this course builds on language skills developed in chinese 1 and 2 the course will complete and review basic grammar and key sentence patterns of chinese provide practice in the appropriate use of idiomatic expressions and further develop skill in reading and writing hanzi chinese characters it will also build vocabulary expand reading comprehension and encourage more extensive conversation in chinese it will cover additional aspects about chinese culture and history this course is taught in chinese except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor the advisory for this course is comparable to three years of high school chinese course descriptions chnese 4 intermediate chinese 2 5 units transfer uc csu igetc area 3b humanities foreign language uc only satisfies global citizenship • prerequisite none • advisory chinese 3 or equivalent this course builds on language skills developed in chinese 3 the course will review and expand on elementary chinese grammar provide practice in the appropriate use of set phrases and idioms and further develop skills in reading and writing it will enrich vocabulary further develop reading comprehension improve conversation and basic writing skills and it will encompass aspects of chinese culture and history this course is taught in chinese except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor chnese 8 conversational chinese 2 units transfer uc csu • prerequisite chinese 2 or equivalent skills this course provides an opportunity to acquire better speaking skills in chinese with the emphasis on natural colloquial usage new vocabulary and idiomatic phrases will be emphasized and the student will hold conversations in chinese during each class meeting the course is taught in chinese except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor applied and service-learning field experience within a public agency educational institution and citizen volunteer groups is a requirement of this class chnese 9 chinese culture and tradition 3 units transfer uc csu igetc area 3b arts and humanities • prerequisite none this course encompasses the accomplishments of chinese civilization from pre-historical beginnings to the early twentieth century the fundamentals of chinese philosophy religion art literature and language are covered and provide an understanding and appreciation of the world’s oldest continuing culture the course is taught in english chinese 99 applied learning in chinese 1 unit transfer csu • corequisite any course in chinese this course taken in tandem with another course in the discipline enables a student to apply course content in a meaningful and relevant way to a particular activity in this hands-on course students engage in applied learning through unpaid experiential activities organized by the student in conjunction with smc’s applied service learning center and approved by the instructor students will develop a customized reading list relevant to their particular activity complete a minimum of 15 hours of volunteer work with that activity and submit academically-sound written reports regarding the activity by applying course material to their experience students develop a deeper understanding of the discipline cinema please see listing under “film studies.” communication please see listing under “media studies.” communication studies communication studies offers students courses that combine theory and application in many areas of the discipline these courses encourage our students to apply conceptual material to daily interactions in a variety of communication contexts in addition our discipline provides a wide range of course offerings in the communication studies major oral communication focuses on the skills and knowledge needed for creating effective and appropriate public communication skills courses include public speaking oral interpretation of literature persuasion group communication argumentation and competitive speech and debate students completing courses in oral communication gain practical skills in researching developing and presenting ideas and arguments in a variety of contexts preparing them for upper-division workplace and personal presentations communication theory focuses on human communication theory especially as it relates to the interpersonal and/or group levels of communication courses in this area include interpersonal group communication intercultural communication gender and communication communication theory and research methodologies students completing courses in the communication theory area learn theoretical knowledge to prepare them for transfer into communication studies programs at the university and practical communication skills to improve their own interpersonal effectiveness com st 9 introduction to communication studies 3 units transfer uc csu igetc area 4 social and behavioral sciences • prerequisite none this course is a survey of the discipline of communication studies that emphasizes the history interest areas major theories and contemporary and emerging issues in the field this course will specifically cover interpersonal,