Math and Science students! Come out to our spring orientation on January 24 to meet your team and learn about WHCL services.
Do you take the bus to WHCL? KART is now offering a new route and revised times for Route 30! See the attached documents for more information!
EOPS/DSPS/CalWORKs students! Get your supplies for the semester at our Supply Day event!
January 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 253!
Apply today for the Connected Learning Courses Scholarship! This scholarship is for students enrolled in any online or hybrid courses and provides $300! Apply by February 1.
Interested in learning about the Extended Opportunity Program and Service (EOPS)? Come out to our info session!
Our new student union opened Jan.17! Take a look at this flyer to find out which services are moving!
The National Science Foundation and the American Association of Community Colleges announce the 2016-2017 Community College Innovation Challenge. Community college students are invited to share their innovative STEM-based solutions to real-world problems. For more information, visit www.nsf.gov/CCchallenge.
WHCL's Kaleidoscope Magazine is now accepting submissions! Submit your poems, prose and artwork by Feb. 24!
Welcome back everyone!
Are you in need of more units or interested in taking interesting courses? There are still several weekend and evening short-term classes available! Remember, courses fill up quickly so you need to act soon to make sure you get into the classes you need.
Click on the link below the course description to view it in the online class search.
Description: Art 42 provides a general introduction to art that offers a look at works of art through the study of theory, terminology, design principles, media, techniques, with an introduction to the visual arts across time and diverse cultures. No art background is necessary. Successful completion of English 51A (Introduction to Communication Skills), or equivalent is strongly recommended. Advisory(s): ENG 51A
Description: CD 23 will address the recognition of domestic violence in families, its effects upon victims and children, and how knowledge of the subject matter provides a prevention platform. (AA, CSU) Advisory: Strongly Recommended Preparation of ENG 101B or equivalent.
Description: P.C. 832 AOJ 50B meets the 24-hour firearms requirement of the two-module P.C. 832 course as certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards for Training (POST). The first three meetings are classroom instruction and the final four involve live fire on the police range. Prior to being admitted to the range students must provide the Program Coordinator with a Department of Justice Clearance Letter stating that they are not of a class of persons prohibited from possessing a concealable firearm and do not have active restraining orders against them. To obtain this, students must have their fingerprints taken (Live Scan) at the local police/sheriff's department and pay a fee for the search and services. This is not required for students sponsored by a law enforcement agency provided the agency is willing to state such on department letterhead. Information on how to fill out the Live Scan request for service form can be obtained from the AOJ Office or the Registration office. No other background checks will suffice for this mandate. If the Clearance Letter is not provided, the student will be dropped. Students must each provide their own firearm, ammunition, holster, utility belt, magazines or speed loaders and the appropriate holders, eye and ear protection, and a handgun cleaning kit made for their firearm type. There will be no sharing of firearms. All firearms and equipment must be approved by the Range Master. Students under 21 must deliver to the Coordinator a letter signed by a parent or guardian meeting the specifications set forth in section 12100 of the California Penal Code, giving their permission for the student to possess a concealable firearm, ammunition, and to participate in this firearms training course. Students under 18 may not take this course. The certificate issued to those passing the course is valid for three years only, unless the student becomes employed as a peace officer. Students are reminded that there is a 10-day waiting period for the delivery of new or used firearms. Questions should be referred to the Administration of Justice Office. DO NOT BRING YOUR FIREARM OR AMMUNITION TO THE CLASSROOM
Description: CIS 34 is an introduction to microcomputer spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Primary emphasis will be on the use of the command structure and operation. Topics covered will include spreadsheets design and format, graphs and database functions. Advisory(s): Math 101 or equivalent.
Description: HIST 17B is a historical survey of the United States from the end of the Civil War to the present. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of ENG 51A or equivalent.
Description: PE 2 is designed to provide students an opportunity to develop the basic skills in the sport of archery.
Description: PE 25A is designed to teach basic running, throwing and passing skills and provide for team competition. This will also give students knowledge and practice in the offensive and defensive strategies involved in the game of soccer.
Description: PE 32 is designed to provide instruction and practice in the fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, passing, shooting and rules, etc. The course also includes instruction on how to improve skills necessary for students to participate in recreational basketball. May be taken three times for credit.(AA, CSU, UC)
Description: RM 63 is an overview of food history, nutrition, and classical culinary concepts. This course provides instruction in the history of foodstuff and the development of mankind, principles of nutrition in food preparation, and classical French culinary techniques, processes and methods. Special emphasis is placed on classical French cooking theories, the principles of Escoffier, classical French sauces, stocks, flavoring/seasoning techniques, and soups. The course covers meat, poultry, fish, and shellfish cooking techniques as well as vegetable, potatoes, and other starch preparation and cooking techniques. Advisory(s): CUL 50
Description: Students are taught advanced features of Word for Windows. The course is designed for office personnel using Microsoft Word on the job. This course, along with Word for Windows I, is required for the Office Technology major.(AA, CSU) Advisory: Ability to type 35nwpm.
Description: HM 11 provides an overview of the considerations involved in the hotel design, planning and development process. This course will provide instruction in the development of the hotel industry, essential design elements, planning and development criteria, site selection and in-depth analysis of emerging trends within the industry. (AA, CSU, UC) Advisory: Strongly Recommended Preparation of ENG 101B and Math 101 or equivalent.
Description: HRCM 1 is a fundamental overview of the hotel, restaurant, tourism, and casino segments of the hospitality industry. This course provides an overview of the operational sectors of the hospitality industry with an emphasis on organizational structures, departments, job classifications, and career paths. Lecture and discussion are enhanced by industry guest speakers and industry visits. Advisory(s): CUL 50
Description: ART 16B provides an overview of art and architecture from the Renaissance to the Contemporary period. Each of the important civilizations is studied through slides, lectures, class discussion and the textbook. Advisory: Strongly Recommended Preparation of ENG 51A or equivalent.
Description: CIS 2G examines the implications of constantly changing technology for business practices and how e-commerce will affect decision support mechanisms. Topics include the global, economic and societal impact of international information/communication infrastructures, business practices which are emerging due to enabling technology, the effective use of technologies to solve business problems, and an exploration of recent technological developments and their potential uses in business. Consideration will be given to ethical concerns including privacy issues.
Description: MUS 42 is designed as a survey of art music in western civilization. Topics include, but are not limited to elements of music, basic musical forms, music periods, styles, and the role of music and musicians in the world. Advisory(s): ENG 51A
Description: SOC 1 is an introduction to the sociological concepts and theoretical perspectives of sociology and their application to the fundamental problems of social life. The course includes an overview of sociological explanations, methods, and findings in social structure, group dynamics, socialization, social stratification culture, social change, and global dynamics. Advisory(s): ENG 51A or equivalent.
Description: IS 55 provides an overview of the institutional policies and procedures governing students as they relate to academic probation and dismissal. Students will focus on identifying strategies and resources that mitigate the common barriers to student success. This course is designed to empower students to accept responsibility and accountability to stay off academic probation, as well as apply skills and tools to promote educational success. (AA)
Description: Business 67 provides instruction and practice in traditional records and information management as well as electronic or automated records management systems. Alphabetic, geographic, subject, and numerical filing systems are covered along with the materials, supplies, and related equipment used in the management of information in today's modern business environment. (AA)
Description: Political Science 1 is an introductory study of American government at the national, state and local level. Included are the institutions, processes and policies of the United States and of California. This course satisfies, in part, the American history and institutions requirements for CSU. (AA, CSU, UC)
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