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Learning Center
2013-14 School Year


Dates & Hours:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs
3:00 to 6:00 pm by appointment
(hours may expand as school year progresses)


Registration:
• Concurrent HS students: Registration deadline TBA
• Adult HS Diploma & GED:
Ongoing registration


Materials fee:
$40 per course

Book checkout:
• Concurrent HS students:
Grade issue upon return of book.
• Adult HS Diploma students:
$60 refundable book deposit required; returned upon return of book.

Adult Ed main office hours
for bringing signed Registration Form:

Aug 12
, 2013 - May 30, 2014
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excluding holidays) :
M - Th,
8:00 am - 7:45 pm;
Friday,
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

More information:
805 497-2761
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

High School Diploma:
Course Descriptions
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Credits Course # Title
2.5 210-2 CAHSEE English Review Test Prep
2.5 200-2 CAHSEE Math Review Test Prep
5 201-1 Integrated Algebra & Geometry A
5 201-2 Integrated Algebra & Geometry B
5 202 Business (Consumer) Math
5 203 Algebra 1A
5 204 Algebra 1B
5 205 Life Skills Math
5 211-1 English 1A
5 211-2 English 1B
5 212-1 English 2A
5 212-2 English 2B
5 213-1 English 3A
5 213-2 English 3B
5 214-1 English 4A
5 214-2 English 4B
5 220 U.S. History A
5 221 U.S. History B
5 225 American Government
5 226 Economics
5 230 World History A
5 231 World History B
5 270 Geography
5 260 Life Science A
5 261 Life Science B
5 262 Physical Science A
5 263 Physical Science B
5 264 Earth Science
5 240 Health
5 290 Art History
2.5 291 Keyboarding
2.5 292 Everyday Life Skills
0 250 GED Test Preparation
Certificate 150 GED Test
0 252 Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
0 190 ESL Multi-Level Lab
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* For Adult HS Diploma students and for Concurrent High School students, there is a $40 materials fee per course. For Adult HS Diploma students, there is also a refundable $60 book fee.
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Course Title:
CAHSEE English Review Test Preparation
210-2
2.5 credits
Course Description: A programmed learning course designed to allow each student to increase proficiency in all English areas of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE). The course includes word analysis, fluency, reading comprehension and analysis of literature, essay planning and writing, and writing conventions such as capitalization, punctuation and parts of speech. Students are also asked to demonstrate a strong foundation in writing for various reasons and audiences, and using proper grammar.
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Course Title:
CAHSEE Math Review Test Preparation
#200-2
2.5 credits
Course Description
: A programmed learning course designed to allow each student to increase proficiency in all math areas of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE).  The course includes statistics, data analysis and probability, number sense, measurement and geometry, mathematical reasoning, and algebra.  Students are also asked to demonstrate a strong foundation in computation and arithmetic, including working with decimals, fractions, and percents. 
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Course Title:
Integrated Algebra & Geometry A
#201-1
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to allow each student to increase proficiency in the strands of numeration, algebra, measurement, geometry, statistics, and mathematical reasoning and prepares students for success in higher levels of math. These courses do not meet the high school Algebra requirement.
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Course Title:
Integrated Algebra & Geometry B
#201-2
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to allow each student to increase proficiency in the strands of numeration, algebra, measurement, geometry, statistics, and mathematical reasoning and prepares students for success in higher levels of math. These courses do not meet the high school Algebra requirement.
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Course Title:
Business (Consumer) Math
#202
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to teach students the math skills they need to enter the workforce.  The course focuses on the skills students will need on the job: understanding wages and benefits, calculating interest, using credit cards, and balancing business costs and profits.
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Course Title:
Algebra 1A
#203
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to teach the essential elements of pre-algebra and first year algebra.  Additional resources are used to expand practice and use of skills.  Algebra 1A and 1B qualifies for the high school Algebra requirement.
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Course Title:
Algebra 1B
#204
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to teach the essential elements of pre-algebra and first year algebra.  Additional resources are used to expand practice and use of skills.  Algebra 1A and 1B qualifies for the high school Algebra requirement.
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Course Title:
Life Skills Math
#205
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course based on the learning theory and research that students are best motivated to learn when they see a skill as practical and related to real life.  The relevance of each new basic mathematical skill presented is emphasized with opportunities to apply the skill in practical situations.
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Course Title:
English 1A
#211-1
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of Exploring Literature that provides a balanced, unified program in grammar, vocabulary, literature, composition and analysis of prescribed novels and plays.
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Course Title:
English 1B
#211-2
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of Exploring Literature that provides a balanced, unified program in grammar, vocabulary, literature, composition and analysis of prescribed novels and plays.
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Course Title:
English 2A

#212-1
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of World Literature that provides a balanced, unified program in grammar, vocabulary, literature, composition and analysis of prescribed novels and plays.
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Course Title:
English 2B
#212-2
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of World Literature that provides a balanced, unified program in grammar, vocabulary, literature, composition and analysis of prescribed novels and plays.
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Course Title:
English 3A
#213-1
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of American Literature that provides a balanced, unified program in grammar, vocabulary, literature, composition and analysis of prescribed novels and plays.
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Course Title:
English 3B
#213-2
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of American Literature that provides a balanced, unified program in grammar, vocabulary, literature, composition and analysis of prescribed novels and plays.
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Course Title:
English 4A
#214-1
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of British Literature that provides a balanced, unified program in grammar, vocabulary, literature, composition and analysis of prescribed novels and plays.
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Course Title:
English 4B
#214-2
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of British Literature that provides a balanced, unified program in grammar, vocabulary, literature, composition and analysis of prescribed novels and plays.
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Course Title:
U.S. History A
#220
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course based on studying the major turning points in American history from the Reconstruction period through the New Deal. Students also review our nation’s founding and the impact of the Enlightenment on U.S. democratic ideals.
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Course Title:
U.S. History B
#221
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course based on studying the major turning points in American history from World War II through modern-day times.
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Course Title:
American Government
#225
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to introduce the United States' political system. Topics include: political and economic systems, foundations of American Government, important documents, the Constitution, rights and responsibilities of citizens, Congress, the Presidency, court systems, state and local governments.
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Course Title:
Economics
#226
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to develop and expand students’ awareness of the economic bases of their lives as present and future consumers, workers, entrepreneurs, and taxpayers; of the United States as part of the global economy; and of the issues and problems facing Americans today.
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Course Title:
World History A
#230
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of study covering early civilization through the Middle Ages and the beginning of modern times to the Industrial Revolution, Latin America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, the Soviet and Eastern Europe.
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Course Title:
World History B
#231
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course of study covering the world through the age of European Dominance, the years of crisis of two world wars, and the "modern world" to the present time.
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Course Title:
Geography
#270
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to introduce World Geography with special emphasis on the United States, Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Tropical and Southern Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific.
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Course Title:
Life Science A
#260
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to introduce life science.  Topics include: the chemistry and relationships of living things, cells and tissues, classifications, plants, animals, environments, conservation, natural resources and pollution.
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Course Title:
Life Science B
#261
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to introduce life science.  Topics include: nutrition, digestion, circulatory, skeletal, and nervous systems, environments, reproduction and heredity.
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Course Title:
Physical Science A
#262
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to introduce physical science.  Topics include: scientific method, matter, energy, physical and chemical changes, elements, compounds, and organic chemistry.
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Course Title:
Physical Science B
#263
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to introduce physical science.  Topics include:  chemical reactions, electricity, magnetism, sound, light, heat, nuclear energy, forces, density and pressure.
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Course Title:
Earth Science
#264
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to introduce Earth Science. Topics include: Studying and describing the earth, the earth and moon systems, the solar system, stars and galaxies, earth chemistry, minerals, rocks, the earth's atmosphere, weather and climate, the earth's water, weathering and erosion, forces in the earth, and the earth's history.
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Course Title:
Health
#240
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to increase students’ knowledge concerning various aspects of health enabling them to make intelligent decisions that greatly affect their lives.  This course satisfies Education Code requirements in the area of substance abuse, sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS education.  This also includes study in the areas of mental health, diet, fitness, reproduction, heredity and aging.
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Course Title:
Art History
#290
5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course that introduces students to a chronological art-history based program laying the foundation for life-long art appreciation and art producing skills. Art works and art styles of various cultures and times in history are explored.
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Course Title:
Keyboarding
#291
2.5 credits
Course Description:
This course is a complete and comprehensive keyboarding experience. It teaches students to correctly key the alphabetic keyboard through a series of lessons and activities while building accuracy and speed.  A minimum goal of 25 w.p.m. is expected.  Activities include: creating and typing tables, a personal/ business letter, a memorandum, a block letter, and a resume.
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Course Title:
Everyday Life Skills
#292
2.5 credits
Course Description:
A programmed learning course designed to introduce important "how to live and work" skills, as well as focusing on maintaining a healthy body and a safe home, to finding and keeping a job. Other topics include: technology, financial responsibilities, career planning, the postsecondary education process, marriage and parenting.
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Course Title:
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
#252
0 credits
 
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Course Title:
ESL Multi-Level Lab
#190
0 credits
 
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