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2012/2013
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Introduction

Accreditation

Campus Location

Welcome From The President

Board Of Trustees 2012-2013

Official Academic Calendar - 2012-2013

 

General Information

A Brief History of Pasadena City College

Mission Of The College

Institutional Core Values

General Education Outcomes

Functions Of The College

Pasadena City College Foundation

Disclaimer

Catalog

 

Section I Admissions And Registration

Matriculation

Admissions

Registration

Prerequisites, Corequisites, Limitations On

  Registration And Advisories

Residence Determination

Costs Of Attending The College

 

Section II Student Support And Learning Services

Empowerment Programs

Scholarships And Financial Aid

Student Activities And Organizations

Learning Resources

Library

Support Services

Academic Information

Special Interest Programs

Grading System

Probation

Repetition Of Courses

Transcripts Of Record

Credit By Examination And Advance

  Placement

 

Section III Policies And Regulations

 

Section IV Associate Degree Requirements

The Associate Degrees

Catalog Rights

Philosophy Of General Education

Associate In Arts Degree (AA)

Associate In Arts

General Information

Competency Requirements

General Education Requirements

Global Studies

Major Or Area Of Emphasis Requirements

Associate in Arts and Associate in Science

  Degrees For Transfer

Art History (AA-T)

Communication (Aa-T)

Geology (AS-T)

History (AA-T)

Mathematics (AS-T)

Psychology (Aa-T)

Sociology (AA-T)

Studio Arts (AA-T)

Theater Arts (AA-T)

 

Section V Transfer Information

Transfer Curricula

Transferring To A Four-Year College

  Or University

Assist (www.assist.org)

PCC’s Transfer Requirements Tool

Systemwide General Education Agreements

Intersegmental General Education Transfer

  Curriculum (Igetc)

Igetc Courses

California State University General

  Education Certification Program

Transfer Vocabulary

Transfer-Related Websites

Transfer Curricula

Specific Transfer Information For Education

  And Preprofessional Programs

Pre-Professional Programs

Associate In Science Degree

 

Section VI Career And Technical Education

Requirements For The Certificate Of

  Achievement/Associate In Science Degree

Certificate Of Achievement Programs

Occupational Skills Certificates

Certificates By Division

Accounting

Accounting – Bookkeeping

Accounting – Bookkeeping Assistant

Accounting Clerk

Accounting Occupational Skills Certificate

Cashier

Administration Of Justice

Anesthesia Technician

Archaeological Field Work Occupational Skills

  Certificate

Automotive Technology 

All Automotive Systems

Air Conditioning Technician

Electrical/Electronics Systems

Engine Performance Technician

Powertrain Technician

Undercar Technician

Underhood Technician

Biological Technology

Computational Biology

Laboratory Assistant Option

Stem Cell Culture

Biological Technology Occupational Skills

  Certificate

Biological Technology – Laboratory Skills

Building Construction

Building Construction Occupational Skills

  Certificates

Cabinetmaking And Millwork

Construction Law

Business Administration

Entrepreneurship

Financial Investments

International Business/Trade

Management

Retail Management

Marketing Merchandising

(With Field Practice)

Business Administration Occupational Skills

  Certificates

Customer Service

E-Commerce

Business Information Technology

Administrative Assistant

Business Software Specialist

Data Entry Technician

Business Information Technology Occupational

  Skills Certificates

Executive Assistant

Office Applications Specialist I

Office Applications Specialist II

Office Assistant

Child Development

Child Development Occupational Skills

  Certificate Options

Child Development Instructional Assistant

Music And Movement Education For

  Young Children

School Age Instructional Assistant

Special Education Assistant

Computer Information Systems

Microcomputer Support

Operations

Programming

Small Computer Applications

Computer Information Systems Occupational

  Skills Certificates

Cisco Certified Network Associate (Ccna)

  Preparation

Cisco Certified Network Professional (Ccnp)

  Preparation

E-Commerce

Interactive Software Development

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

Preparation (Mcse)

Oracle Database Fundamentals

Construction Inspection

Cosmetology

Cosmetology – Instructional Techniques

  In Cosmetology

Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts Occupational Skills Certificates

Baking And Pastry

Catering

Dental Assisting

Dental Hygiene

Dental Laboratory Technology

Design Technology Pathway Occupations

  Skills Certificate

Digital Media

Computer Assisted Photo Imaging

Graphic Design

Interactive Multimedia Design

Electrical Technology

Electrical Technology Occupational Skills

  Certificates

Applied Circuits And Systems

Basic Photovoltaic Design And Installation

Electronics Technology Occupational Skills

  Certificates

Basic Digital Technician

Cisco Certified Network Associate (Ccna)

   Preparation

Emergency Medical Technician I-A

Engineering Design Technology –
  Cad/Cam Technician

Engineering Design Technology Occupational

  Skills Certificates

Cad Modeling And Animation –

  Architecture/Engineering/Construction

Cad Designer – Architecture/

  Engineering/Construction

Cad Technician – Architecture/

  Engineering/Construction

Cad Technician – Mechanical Design

  And Manufacturing

Fashion – Design

Fashion Assistant

Fashion Occupational Skills Certificates

Custom Clothing

Fashion Marketing

Historical Costume Making

Fire Technology

Fire Technology Occupational Skills Certificate

Fire Academy Preparation

Graphic Communications Technology

Computer Imaging And Composition

Screen Printing

Graphic Communications Technology

  Occupational Skills Certificates

Apparel Graphics And Printing

Electronic Prepress

Screen Printing For Small Business

Hospitality Management

Industrial Design Occupational Skills

  Certificate

Interior Design

Jewelry/Metalworking Occupational Skills

  Certificate

Journalism

Photojournalism

Printed Media

Public Relations

Library Technology

Library Occupational Skills Certificate

Digitization Skills For Libraries And

  Cultural Heritage Institutions

Machine Shop Technology

Machine Shop Technology Occupational

  Skills Certificates

Manufacturing Technology I

Manufacturing Technology II

Medical Assisting (Administrative-Clinical)

Medical Office – Administrative

Medical Office Insurance Biller

Medical Office Occupational Skills

  Certificate Options

Medical Office Receptionist

Medical Office Transcription

Nursing Programs

Registered Nursing

Vocational Nursing

Nursing Occupational Skill Certificate

Certified Nursing Assistant

Paralegal Studies

Photography

Photography Occupational Skills Certificates

Cinema – Cinematography

Cinema – Cinema Production/Filmmaking

Foundation In Photography

Portrait Photography

Product Design Programs

Product Design

Product Design – Graphics

Product Design – Technology

Radiologic Technology

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Television And Radio

Broadcast Journalism

Television Operations

Television Production

Audio Production

Television And Radio Occupational Skills

  Certificates

Broadcast Journalism

Media Programming And Management

Radio Broadcast Operations

Radio Production

Television Post Production

Television Production

Video Operations

Writing For Film, Television & Radio

Theater Arts

Theater Technology

Theater Technology – Makeup Technology

Welding - Metal Processes Technology

Construction Welding

Gas Tungsten & Gas Metal Welding

Welding Occupational Skills Certificate

Basic Welding

High School Articulation With Occupational

  Curricula

 

Section VII Instructional Divisions Of The College

Applied Arts

Business And Computer Technology

Engineering And Technology

Health Sciences

Fine Arts

Performing And Communication Arts

Visual Arts And Media Studies

Humanities

English

Languages

Social Sciences

Natural Sciences

Kinesiology, Health And Athletics

Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Community Education Center

 

Section VIII Course Descriptions

Prerequisites/Corequisites/Recommended

  Preparation

Course Numbering System

Divisions

Courses A-B

Accounting

Administration Of Justice

American Institutions

American Sign Language

Anatomy

Anesthesia Technology

Anthropology

Arabic

Architecture

Armenian

Art

Astronomy

Automotive Technology

Banking And Finance

Biology

Business Information Technology

Building Construction

Business (General)

Courses C-E

Chemistry

Child Development

Chinese

Communication

Computer Information Systems

Computer Science

Cosmetology

Counseling

Culinary Arts

Dance

Dental Assisting

Dental Hygiene

Dental Laboratory Technology

Economics

Education

Electricity

Electronics

Emergency Medical Technology

Engineering

Engineering Design Technology

English

English As A Second Language

Courses F-M

Fire Technology

Foreign Language Study

French

Geography

Geology

German

Graphic Communications Technology

Greek

Health Education

Hebrew

History

Humanities

Italian

Japanese

Journalism

Latin

Legal Assisting

Library

Linguistics

Machine Shop

Marketing

Mathematics

Medical Assisting

Microbiology

Courses N-W

Nursing

Nutrition

Philosophy

Photography

Physical Education Activity

Physical Education Theory

Physical Science

Physics

Physiology

Political Science

Portuguese

Psychology

Radiologic Technology

Religious Studies

Russian

Social Sciences

Sociology

Spanish

Special Education Technology

Special Services

Speech Communication

Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant

Statistics

Technical Education (General)

Television And Radio

Theater Arts

Welding

 

Section IX Community Education Center

General Information

Student Services And Matriculation

Student Success Center/Student Pathway

  Planning

Instruction

Foster Kinship Care Education And

  Independent Living Programs

Adult Basic Education (Abe)

English As A Second Language (ESL) And

  Civics Education

High School Outreach Programs

CAHSEE Preparation Program

GED Preparation Program

High School Diploma Program

Parent Education/Seniors And Disabled

  Adults Program

Short-Term Career and Technical Education

  Programs

Apparel Skills And Drapery Construction

Apprenticeship Preparation Program

Broadcast Media Program

Business Office Systems Program

Career Planning And Student Development

  Program

Electronic Assembly And Wiring Program

Entrepreneur Success Program

Fashion Retail Academy Program

Fitness Lifestyle Trainer Program

Health Promotions Program

Printing Technology Program

Description Of Courses

Americanization

Business (General)

Computer Informaton Systems

Civics

English As A Second Language

High School Diploma Program

Parent Education

Vocational Education

Additional Student Services And

  Matriculation

 

Section X Pasadena City College Faculty

 

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* To the best of our knowledge, this information matches the printed catalog. The printed catalog is the authoritative source.