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The finalized 2017-18 Laney College Course Catalog is here!

Click image to view as flip book or, you can download document as a PDF here.Cover of Laney College Catalog 2017 2018

Previous Catalogs:

College Catalog 2015-2017
College Catalog Supplement 2015-2017

2013-2015 Catalog 2013-2015 Supplement
2011-2013 Catalog 2011-2014 Supplement
2009-2011 Catalog 2009-2011 Supplement
2007-2009 Catalog

 

Errata/Corrections for 2015-2017 Catalog

Corrections Spreadsheet

Program page Change Program from Units Change Program to Units
ECT Commercial HVAC Systems p.153 CP/AS CA/AS
Communication Studies (AA-T Degree) p.216 Degree Major Requirements: Degree Major Requirements:
Core Courses (9 units) Core Courses (9 units)
COMM 20 Interpersonal Communication Skills 3 COMM 20 Interpersonal Communication Skills 3
COMM 44 Argumentation 3 COMM 44 Argumentation 3
COMM 45 Public Speaking 3 COMM 45 Public Speaking 3
Complete the following courses (6 units)
COMM 2A The Fundamentals of Oral Interpretation of Literature 3 COMM 2A The Fundamentals of Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
COMM 19 Survey of Mass Media 3 COMM 19 Survey of Mass Media 3
MACH Industrial Maintenance CA p.324 FIRST SEMESTER FIRST SEMESTER
MACH 205 Engineering Drawings for
Machinists, Welders, and Industrial
Maintenance Techniques
3 MACH 205 Engineering Drawings for
Machinists, Welders, and Industrial
Maintenance Techniques
3
MACH 210 Machine Technology I 5 MACH 210 Machine Technology I 5
E/ET 203 Basic Electricity E/ET 203 Basic Electricity
WELD 205 Introduction to Welding 3 WELD 205 Introduction to Welding 3
MATH 221 Technical Mathematics 4
or
MATH 220A*+ Technical Math with Algebra– Part 1 (Lab) 0.5 MATH 220A*+ Technical Math with Algebra– Part 1 (Lab) 0.5
MATH 220B*+ Technical Math with Algebra–Part 2 (Lab) 0.5 MATH 220B*+ Technical Math with Algebra–Part 2 (Lab) 0.5
MATH 220C*+ Technical Math with Algebra– Part 3 (Lab) 0.5 MATH 220C*+ Technical Math with Algebra– Part 3 (Lab) 0.5
SECOND SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
MACH 206 Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2 MACH 206 Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2
MACH 220 Machine Technology II 5 MACH 220 Machine Technology II 5
E/ET 223 CAL-OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry Training 2 E/ET 223 CAL-OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry Training 2
WELD 215 Welding for ECT Technicians 1.5 WELD 215 Welding for ECT Technicians 1.5
MACH 20 CAD Solid Modeling with SolidWorks 4
MATH 220D*+ Technical Math with Algebra-Part 4 (Lab) 0.5 MATH 220D*+ Technical Math with Algebra-Part 4 (Lab) 0.5
MATH 220E*+ Technical Math with Geometry– Part 1 (Lab) 0.5 MATH 220E*+ Technical Math with Geometry– Part 1 (Lab) 0.5
MATH 220F*+ Technical Math with Geometry– Part 2 (Lab) 0.5 MATH 220F*+ Technical Math with Geometry– Part 2 (Lab) 0.5
E/ET 11 Commercial Electricity for HVAC 2 2 E/ET 11 Commercial Electricity for HVAC 2 2
Total Required Units: 37 Total Required Units: 29.5
Mathematics (AA-T Degree) p. 330 Degree Major Requirements: Degree Major Requirements:
Core Courses (5 courses or 16 units) Core Courses (5 courses or 15 units)
MATH 3A Calculus I 5 MATH 3A Calculus I 5
MATH 3B Calculus II 5 MATH 3B Calculus II 5
MATH 3C Calculus III 5 MATH 3C Calculus III 5
MEDIA–Audio Production for Video, Broadcast and Digital CP p. 337 Degree Major Requirements: Degree Major Requirements:
Total Required Units: 26 Total Required Units: 16

Addendum to Supplement (2016-)

Course Updates:
Department Course Number Title Type of Update Effective Semester Part of a Certificate/Program
ART 051 Continuing Painting Changed course description Fall 2016 No
ATHL 054 Water Polo Theory New Course Spring 2017 No
BIOL 073 Cell Culture Principles and Techniques Changed course description Fall 2016 Biomanufacturing AS
BUS 206 Certified Bookkeeper Exam Review New Course Spring 2017 No
CARP 206 High Performance Building Changed course description Fall 2016 Carpentry CA/AS
CARP 223 CAL-OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry Training for Carpentry New Course Spring 2017 No
CHIN 233A Introduction to Community Interpreting for Cantonese Speakers New Course Spring 2017 No
CIS 036A Java Programming Language I Added recommended prep; deleted prerequisites Fall 2016 • Computer Information Science AS

• Computer Programming AS

• Computer Programming with C++ CA

• Computer Programming with Java CA

CIS 036B Java Programming Language II Changed prerequisites Fall 2016 • Computer Information Science AS

• Computer Programming AS

• Computer Programming with C++ CA

• Computer Programming with Java CA

CIS 081 Systems Analysis with UML Changed prerequisites Fall 2016
CONMT 021 Construction Estimating II – Commercial Projects Changed course description Fall 2016 • Construction Management CA/AS
ENGL 001A Composition and Reading Changed prerequisites Fall 2016 • Architecture CA/AS

• Business Administration CA/AA

• Journalism AA

• Language Arts AA

• Liberal Arts: CSU GE Breadth CA

• Liberal Arts: IGETC CA

• Psychology AA-T

ENGL 012 Film–The Modern Literary Medium Changed title; changed prerequisites Fall 2016
ESL 205A Vocabulary and Idioms in Context 3 Reactivating Fall 2016
ESL 205B Vocabulary and Word Analysis in Context 4 Reactivating Fall 2016
LRNRE 269 Job Experience New Course Fall 2016 No
MATH 013 Introduction to Statistics Changed prerequisites Fall 2016 • Anthropology AA-T

• Business Administration CA/AA/AS-T

• Kinesiology AA-T

• Liberal Arts: CSU GE Breadth CA

• Liberal Arts: IGETC CA

• Mathematics AS-T

• Political Science AA-T

• Psychology AA-T

• Sociology AA-T

MEDIA 111 Basic Audio Production Added credit by exam Fall 2016 • AV Installation Technician CP

• Performance and Production for Video, Broadcast and Digital Cinematography CA/AS

• Video Production for Video, Broadcast and Digital Cinematography CA/AS

MUSIC 232A Chinese Orchestra–Introduction Change in title; course number Spring 2017 No
MUSIC 232B Chinese Orchestra–Beginning New Course Spring 2017 No
MUSIC 232C Chinese Orchestra–Intermediate New Course Spring 2017 No
MUSIC 232D Chinese Orchestra–Advanced New Course Spring 2017 No
PHIL 006 Introduction to the Philosophy of Self and Emotions New Course Spring 2017 No
PHOTO 182 Introduction to Lighting for Video and Video Equipped DSLR New Course Spring 2017 No
SPFT 037C Core and Restore III – Intermediate New Course Spring 2017 No
WDTEC 040 Computer-Assisted Machining Techniques in the Cabinet Making Industry New Course Fall 2016 Yes (Wood Technology AS)
WDTEC 223 CAL-OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry Training for Wood Technology New Course Spring 2017 No
Note:
Program (Associate Degree and Certificate) Updates:
Program Update Effective Semester
CIS–Computer Information Science Associate in Science New Program!!! Fall 2016
CIS–CIS/Computer Programming Associate in Science New Program!!! Fall 2016
Graphic Arts–Applied Graphic Design/Digital Imaging Associate in Arts Program Modified (Program of Study Changed) Fall 2016
Mathematics–Associate in Science Program Reactivated Fall 2016
Note:

 

Programs in Progress (listed in the catalog)
Program Current Program of Study Proposed/Updated Program of Study Status
African-American Studies–Associate in Arts (p.161) Program of Study Program of Study BOT approval
Labor Studies–Associate in Arts (p.312) Program of Study TBA
Media (AV Installation Technician)–Certificate of Proficiency (p.338) Program of Study Program of Study TBA
Media (Performance and Production for Video, Broadcast and Digital Cinematography)–Certificate of Achievement/Associate in Arts (p.338) Program of Study Program of Study TBA
Media (Video Production for Video, Broadcast and Digital Cinematography)–Certificate of Achievement/Associate in Arts (p.339) Program of Study Program of Study TBA
Mexican/Latin-American Studies–Associate in Arts (p.343) Program of Study TBA
Wood Technology–Certificate of Achievement/Associate in Arts (p.386) Program of Study Program of Study TBA
Note:
For Wood Technology, course removed from the current program of study was WDTEC 40, which has been added in the pending program modification.