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Courses

Study the Arts, Business, and the Sciences in Rome

Professor Ed Giardina

Art 110 F | Introduction to Art

Units: 3 | Prerequisites: None

Catalogue Description: This course provides an introduction to art from prehistoric times to the present. Gallery and museum visits included. While examining the role that the visual arts have played in the development of the cultures of the world, the student is exposed to a wide variety of artistic media and concepts. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC.

 

Art 115 F |  Museum Survey

Units: 3 | Prerequisites: Advisory Art 110

Catalogue Description: This is a basic course in the study of museums and their collections. The course includes on-site lectures pertaining to the function of museums, the history of the art collections, the analysis and interpretation of the art in each collection and exhibition design. (CSU) (Degree Credit) AA GE.

           

 Art 196 F | Honors Creative Arts - Art

Units: 3 | Prerequisites: None           

Catalogue Description: This Honors-enhanced course explores the nature of creativity through exposure to the performing arts, literature, and the fine arts. Students will make independent investigations into the various art forms and apply aesthetic theory to discover interrelationships between genres. Students who receive credit in this course may not receive credit in MUS 196HF or THEA 196HF. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC


Professor VICTORIA CASTLE-DONOVETSKY

Bus 100 F | Introduction to Business

Units: 3 | Prerequisites: None

Catalogue Description: This introductory business course is designed to give an
understanding and appreciation for the American business/ economic system. The course surveys the nature of economics, business ownership, physical factors, personnel relations, marketing, finance, corporate ownership, management control, business regulation, law, taxation, and the international business environment. (CSU) (UC)

ESC 100 F | Physical Geology

Units: 3 | Prerequisites: None

Catalogue Description:  (C-ID GEOL 100) Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 54 hours lecture per term. This introductory course explores the physical composition of the earth and those processes that modify its surface. Topics include rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, flooding, groundwater, beach processes, and earth resources. Contemporary environmental changes such as global warming and resource acquisition problems will also be discussed. Concurrent enrollment in ESC 100LF is recommended. Field trips may be taken.  (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

 

ESC 102 F | Survey of Natural Disasters

3 Units | Prerequisites: None

Catalogue Description: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option.54 hours lecture per term. This course explores those natural disasters that affect human activities. Topics include earthquakes, floods, landslides, volcanoes, hurricanes, tornados and asteroid/meteor impacts. The consequences of pollution and population growth will also be explored. Hypothetical and case histories of natural disasters will also be studied. Class discussions will focus on aspects of regional planning, environmental laws and the interaction between science and society. Field trips are optional. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE

 

ESC 190 F | Environmental Geology

3 Units | Prerequisites: None

Catalogue Description: (C-ID GEOL 130)54 hours lecture per term. This course explores those geologic processes that influence human activities. Topics include the geologic hazards, such as earthquakes, floods, landslides, and volcanoes; the occurrences and limitations of natural resources; and the consequences of pollution and waste disposal on the earth. Hypothetical and case histories of natural disasters will be studied. Class discussions will also focus on geologic aspects of regional planning, environmental laws, and the interaction between science and society. Field trips are optional. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC