Integrative Studies

Integrative Studies: Summer 2017

Communications

COM 310-1: The Film Lens
Credits: 3 Prerequisites: ENG111
Schedule: 3 hours weekly: Lecture (3)
This course examines the history of film from cinema to animation and includes snapshots of contemporary advancements in visual effects (VFX) and scientific visualization. In order to analyze the impact that film has on our cultural history, the lens will be turned toward the concept of “world building,” as perceptions of place and space are challenged and new ways of seeing eclipsed.

Design

DES 595-1: California by Design
Credits: 1–6 Prerequisites: Program chair approval
Schedule: 1–6 hours weekly: Lecture (1–6)
The Special Topics courses provide students with in-depth study of contemporary topics and skills in the industry. These courses offer enrichment in current curricular areas or new knowledge areas not covered elsewhere and are intended to prepare students for professional practice. Special topics can be accepted as technical electives for undergraduate students.

Math

MTH 172-1: Trigonometry
Credits: 3 Prerequisites: MTH171
Schedule: 3 hours weekly: Lecture (3)
This course includes solving right triangles using degree and radian measure, solving trigonometric equations, applications of trigonometric functions, vectors, and trigonometric form for complex numbers.

MTH 174-1: Geometry
Credits: 3 Prerequisites: MTH171 completed with a grade of C or higher
Schedule: 3 hours weekly: Lecture (3)
This course provides students with the opportunity to broaden and deepen their understanding of Euclidean geometry usually encountered in a high school geometry course. The course extends the geometric experience to non-Euclidean topics and serves to unify the study of geometry as the result of a system of axioms.

Humanities

HUM 595-1: Free Inquiry: Compostela
Credits: 1–6 Prerequisites: Program chair approval
Schedule: 1–6 hours weekly: Lecture (1–6)
Free Inquiry Integrative Studies courses provide students with an in-depth study of current faculty and student interests and fulfill the same requirements as all Integrative Studies courses.

HUM 595-2: Free Inquiry: California by Design
Credits: 1–6 Prerequisites: Program chair approval
Schedule: 1–6 hours weekly: Lecture (1–6)
Free Inquiry Integrative Studies courses provide students with an in-depth study of current faculty and student interests and fulfill the same requirements as all Integrative Studies courses.

Computational Science

CSC 5201-1: Beginning Rhino
Credits: 3 Prerequisites:
Schedule: 4 hours weekly: Lecture (2), Lab (2)
This course introduces basic commands and operations of Rhino software as applied to the production of architectural design drawings.

CSC 5101-1: Beginning Revit
Credits: 3 Prerequisites:
Schedule: 4 hours weekly: Lecture (2), Lab (2)
This course introduces basic commands and operations of Revit software as applied to the production of architectural drawings.

Science

SCI 170-1: Physics I
Credits: 3 Prerequisites: MTH174
Schedule: 4 hours weekly: Lecture (2), Lab (2)
This course covers fundamental principles of mechanics, vectors, particle kinematics, equilibrium of a rigid body, work and energy, linear momentum, rotational kinematics, and dynamics.

Sociology

SOC 482-1: Advanced Sociology: Urban Studies
Credits: 2 Prerequisites: None
Schedule: 2 hours weekly: Lecture (2)
This course focuses on the principal theoretical, empirical, analytical, and evaluative aspects in social change.

Senior Required Course

SRO 595-1: Portfolio and Resume Development

ONE CAMPUS (Online Courses)

ACCT2004C: Financial Accounting

ARTS2001C: Fundamentals of Photogenic Arts

HMNT3001C: Modern Popular Culture

IDST2050C: Interdisciplinary Experience: Sustaining Quality of Life in the City

PHSC1001C: Earth Science

SCNC4001C: Analyzing Contemporary Scientific Controversies

SOCI1001S: Introduction to Sociology