Laney College Catalog

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Please also see the tables below for important updates to our program and course offerings since the catalog printing. Click on the program or course name for more information.

laney_catalog_15-17College Catalog Supplement 2015-2017 – New!

College Catalog 2015-2017

Previous Catalogs:

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

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  068A iOS Programming New Course Summer 2017 •iOS Programming CP
 CIS  068B Advanced iOS Programming New Course Summer 2017 •iOS Programming CP
 CIS  081 Systems Analysis with UML         Changed prerequisites Fall 2016  No
 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  No
 ENGL  212 Film–The Modern Literary Medium  New Course Spring 2017  No
 ENGL  264A Preparation for Composition, Reading, and Research  New Course Summer 2017 No
 ENGL  264B Preparation for Composition, Reading, and Research   New Course Summer 2017 No
 ESL  205A Vocabulary and Idioms in Context 3 Reactivating Fall 2016 No
 ESL  205B Vocabulary and Word Analysis in Context 4          Reactivating Fall 2016 No
 GEOG  019 Global Climate Change       New Course Summer 2017 No
 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  146 Advanced Choral Repertoire New Course Summer 2017 No
 MUSIC  150 Applied Music New Course Spring 2017 No
 MUSIC  232A Chinese Orchestra–Introduction New Course
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
 SOC  008 Crime and Deviance New Course Summer 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

 ARCH–Architecture A.S
Program Modified (Program of Study Changed) Fall 2016
 BIOL–Science A.S. Program Modified (Program of Study Changed) Fall 2016
 BUS–Bookkeeping New Certificate!!! Spring 2017
 CIS–Computer Information Science A.S. New Program!!! Fall 2016
 CIS–CIS/Computer Programming A.S. New Program!!! Fall 2016
 CIS–Computer Programming with C++ C.A.
New Certificate!!! Fall 2016
 CIS–Computer Programming with Java C.A.
New Certificate!!! Fall 2016
 CIS–Computer Systems Analysis C.A.
New Certificate!!! Fall 2016
 CIS–Database Management with SQL C.A.
New Certificate!!! Fall 2016
 CIS–iOS Programming  New Certificate!!! Spring 2017
 GRART–Applied Graphic Design/Digital Imaging  A.A.
Program Modified (Program of Study Changed) Fall 2016
 MATH–Mathematics A.S.
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.