Short Session Classes starting in April


Customized Training--Fee Based

Continuing Education  
CS 17 Traffic School Fee: $40 Southwestern College is certified as an 27fficial Traffic Violator School (TVS) available to individuals who have received a traffic citation. If you have been referred to a TVS by the court, you may void the citation from your driving record and protect your current insurance rate by attending a DMV-approved Traffic Violator School. You must be on time and remain for the entire 8-hour program to qualify for the certificate of completion.
CS 17 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 17 57 08:00AM-04:00PM S 662 Pugsley,Charles 1 40*
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY Begins: 4/26/2014 Ends: 4/26/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
CS 68 Living Trust---Family Inheritance Fee: $35 In this three-hour seminar, you can learn how to protect your assets so they go directly to your family and not to costly attorney fees! Proper planning is essential for anyone who owns a home, has a spouse, children, or dependents. Learn how living trusts work and can help your family ovoid probate. Find out how to preserve and monitor assets and how a trust can also serve as a tax shelter for large estates. Insight on the value of Durable powers of Attorney will be explained.
CS 68 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 68 51 09:00AM-12:00PM S 1685A Frisella,Lisa 1 25*
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY Begins: 4/12/2014 Ends: 4/12/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Noncredit Courses

Continuing Education  
NC 6 Childbirth Ed-Expectant Parent No Fee No Credit. Lecture 20 hours. Childbirth Education is designed to prepare parents for a positive childbirth experience. Includes instruction in the Lamaze method of prepared childbirth, as well as demonstration and practice of essential and helpful exercises. Husbands are an integral part of the program and are encouraged to attend. [ND]
NC 6 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 6 61 07:00PM-09:30PM TTH 1680 Joselevitz,Reyna 4 29*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING Begins: 4/22/2014 Ends: 5/15/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 24 DEVELOPING HIGH-PERFORMANCE CHARTS IN MICROSOFT EXCEL No Fee No Credit. Reviews the basics of spreadsheet use: structure, data entry, formulas, and functions. Focus on how to convert data into meaningful and high-impact charts. [ND]
NC 24 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 24 E1 01:00PM-02:00PM TTH EXT Bartels,Nancy 3 15*
    02:00PM-03:00PM TTH EXT      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 4/22/2014 Ends: 5/8/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 40 BASIC FIRST AID AND ADULT CPR No Fee No Credit. Lecture 5 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prepares individuals to recognize and treat injuries and sudden illnesses. Meets the requirements for basic first aid and adult CPR. [ND]
NC 40 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 40 E3 08:30AM-01:30PM SU CCAC Hawley,Daniel 1 30*
    02:00PM-05:00PM SU CCAC      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 4/13/2014 Ends: 4/13/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
  NC 40 E8 08:30AM-01:30PM TH EXT Hawley,Daniel 1 30*
    01:30PM-04:30PM TH EXT      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 4/24/2014 Ends: 4/24/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
  NC 40 E13 08:30AM-01:30PM M EXT Price,William 1 29*
    01:30PM-04:30PM M EXT      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 4/7/2014 Ends: 4/7/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1007 CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER No Fee No Credit. Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 5 hours. Provides the professional rescuer with the knowledge and skills to provide Basic Life Support (BLS) to a victim in an emergency. Necessary for anyone wishing to become a BLS instructor; follows the guidelines of both the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. [ND]
NC 1007 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1007 E4 08:30AM-12:30PM S CCAC Hawley,Daniel 1 6*
    01:00PM-06:00PM S CCAC      
EXTENSION SITE - SATURDAY Begins: 4/5/2014 Ends: 4/5/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
  NC 1007 E10 08:00AM-12:00PM T EXT Price,William 1 24*
    12:30PM-04:30PM T EXT      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 4/8/2014 Ends: 4/8/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1022 PEDIATRIC BASIC LIFE SUPPORT AND FIRST AID No Fee No Credit. Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 4 hours. Provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for respiratory, cardiac and first aid emergencies in children and infants. Follows the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and First Aid guidelines. (Formerly NC 51J.)[ND]
NC 1022 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1022 E4 08:30AM-12:30PM S CCAC Medigovich,Ryan 1 23*
    01:00PM-05:00PM S CCAC      
EXTENSION SITE - SATURDAY Begins: 4/26/2014 Ends: 4/26/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1051 INTRODUCTION TO MICROCOMPUTERS No Fee Covers computer start-up; the graphic user interface; use of mouse and keyboard commands; basic file management; formatting and using a floppy disk; creating, saving, and printing a document using word-processing software; and proper computer shutdown. (Formerly NC 50Q) [ND]
NC 1051 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1051 E1 01:00PM-02:30PM TTH EXT Bartels,Nancy 1 981*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 4/8/2014 Ends: 4/10/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1062 EMERGENCY RESPONDER REFRESHER FOR MARINE SAFETY PERSONNEL No Fee Refresher course for previously trained marine safety personnel covering emergency care for victims of injury or sudden illness. Includes preventing disease transmission, legal and ethical issues, human body systems, transporting patients, patient assessment, management of bleeding, muscle/bone/spine injuries, behavioral emergencies, childbirth, poisoning, and exposure. [ND]
NC 1062 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1062 E1 06:00PM-10:00PM MW CCAC Vodrazka,Edward 1 24*
    08:30AM-12:30PM S CCAC      
    01:00PM-05:00PM S CCAC    
EXTENSION SITE - EVENING, SATURDAY Begins: 4/7/2014 Ends: 4/12/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
  NC 1062 E2 06:00PM-10:00PM MW CCAC Vodrazka,Edward 1 24*
    08:30AM-12:30PM S CCAC      
    01:00PM-05:00PM S CCAC    
EXTENSION SITE - EVENING, SATURDAY Begins: 4/28/2014 Ends: 5/3/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1064 BOATING SAFETY PADDEL SPORTS LEADER TRA INING No Fee No Credit. Lecture 12 hours, laboratory 12 hours. Designed for those pursuing careers as recreation assistants in aquatic recreation programs. Covers small craft safety, general operations, basic rescue, skill development and instructional methods in teaching kayaking, canoeing, and outrigger canoeing. Successful completion leads to certification in small craft, basic rescue and paddle sports leader. Recommended for American Canoeing Association (ACA) instructor preparation. [ND]
NC 1064 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1064 E1 08:30AM-11:30AM SSU CCAC Williams,Jack 3 24*
    12:30PM-03:30PM SSU CCAC      
EXTENSION SITE - SATURDAY Begins: 4/5/2014 Ends: 4/13/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1069 CUSTOMER SERVICE---MANAGING CHANGE No Fee In the workplace we face constant change. Explore our natural tendencies and the tendencies of our customers to resist change. Learn techniques for handling workplace change and how to introduce change to our customers. Practice change management techniques. [ND]
NC 1069 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1069 01 01:00PM-04:00PM F 1682 MacKenzie,John 1 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 4/11/2014 Ends: 4/11/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1073 CUSTOMER SERVICE---THE RIGHT ATTITUDE No Fee Having the right attitude has a positive impact on the workplace and our interactions with customers. Explore how attitudes at work positively and negatively affect customer service, the company image, productivity, employee retention, and company growth. Explore techniques for maintaining a professional attitude. [ND]
NC 1073 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1073 01 01:00PM-04:00PM F 1682 MacKenzie,John 1 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 4/4/2014 Ends: 4/4/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1074 CUSTOMER SERVICE---TEAM BUILDING No Fee No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Working as teams in business can increase productivity, enhance project management, reduce business conflicts, and create superior customer service. Identify team opportunities in your company. Learn the "roles" in a team and how to be both a leader and team player. Practice new skills in typical business scenarios. [ND]
NC 1074 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1074 01 01:00PM-04:00PM F 1682 MacKenzie,John 1 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 4/25/2014 Ends: 4/25/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Associate Degree Nursing

Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa  
ADN 212 ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF THE CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT 2 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Registered nurses or student nurses.] Introduces nursing students and registered nurses to the concepts of nursing care of the critically ill patient. Describes principles of care for patients in the emergency room, intensive care unit, and telemetry units. Covers advanced assessment, electrocardiogram interpretation, and hemodynamic monitoring. (Formerly ADN 295B.) [D]
ADN 212 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
83260 ADN 212 301 08:00AM-04:30PM WF 4404 Russell,Teresa 2 27*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 4/23/2014 Ends: 5/2/2014 Prior application required through the Nursing Program; No WebAdvisor enrollment available. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Emergency Medical Technician

Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa  
EMT 101 HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR 1 Unit Fee: $14. Pass/No Pass only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] American Heart Association course designed to train and certify emergency medical personnel and healthcare providers in basic life support cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Provides certification and eight hours of continuing education for EMT, paramedic, and nursing personnel. [D; CSU] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: MAT FEE - $30.]
EMT 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
84070 EMT 101 302 12:00PM-05:50PM T 4418 Rhodes,Brian 3 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 4/29/2014 Ends: 5/13/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
84073 EMT 101 305 12:00PM-05:50PM TH 4414 Rhodes,Brian 3 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 4/24/2014 Ends: 5/8/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
84078 EMT 101 353 09:00AM-05:35PM S 4500 Ungar,Ronald 2 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - SATURDAY Begins: 4/26/2014 Ends: 5/3/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85805 EMT 101 307 09:00AM-05:35PM F 4422 Rhodes,Brian 2 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 4/25/2014 Ends: 5/2/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Fire Science

Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa  
FS 110 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: FS 101 or equivalent.] Introduction to hazardous chemicals, including their physical properties, uses in industry, and characteristics when involved in spills, fires, and accidents. Basic information regarding emergency procedures, legal requirements compliance with regulations, health effects and treatment, and fire department protocols and responsibilities. [D; CSU]
FS 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85868 FS 110 350 06:00PM-09:20PM TH 4414 Bejar,Carlos 6 0*
    08:00AM-03:20PM S 4414    
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING, SATURDAY Begins: 4/10/2014 Ends: 5/15/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Child Development

Higher Education Center at San Ysidro  
CD 83 NUTRITION FOR FAMILY CHILDCARE 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. Introduces the planning of low-cost menus with an emphasis on nutritional requirements of children ages birth through school-age while encouraging healthy eating habits. Emphasizes the procedures for qualification and reimbursement through the childcare food program. [D]
CD 83 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
83751 CD 83 86 06:30PM-09:45PM W 5208 Rodriguez,Anya 5 2*
SAN YSIDRO ED. CTR, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING Begins: 4/23/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 Bilingual class (English/Spanish) *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
CD 87 FAMILY CHILDCARE CURRICULUM 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. [Recommended Preparation: CD 89 or equivalent.] Emphasizes adopting a play-based model for curricular practices in the family childcare environment. Focuses on adapting curriculum strategies for home-based childcare. [D]
CD 87 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
83753 CD 87 85 09:00AM-12:15PM S 5206 Pretzer,Julie 6 1*
SAN YSIDRO ED. CTR, SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY Begins: 4/12/2014 Ends: 5/17/2014 Bilingual class (English/Spanish) *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Landscape and Nursery Technology

School of Health, Exer Sci, Athletics & App Tech  
LNT 102 PLANT IDENTIFICATION: DECIDUOUS TREES 1 Unit Provides identification, growth characteristics, environmental requirements, and uses of 40 deciduous trees common to the California landscape. [D; CSU]
LNT 102 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85934 LNT 102 60 04:30PM-05:50PM TTH 1802 Sinclair,Meredith 6 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING Begins: 4/22/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

English

School of Language and Literature  
ENGL 62 SENTENCE SKILLS: SENTENCE STRUCTURE 0.5 Units Pass/No Pass Only. [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ENGL 71.] Emphasizes the basic use of simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentence structures, progressing from sentence modeling to sentence completion to sentence creation, in order to avoid sentence fragments and run-on sentences. Focuses on creating model sentences that can be incorporated into required writing assignments for any class. [ND]
ENGL 62 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
84234 ENGL 62 02 11:00AM-11:50AM TTH 412 Tassi,Jane 4 11*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 4/22/2014 Ends: 5/15/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Math

School of Mathematics, Science & Engineering  
MATH 35 PRE-ALGEBRA 4 Units [Prerequisite: MATH 20, MATH 20C, or MATH 20PL or equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides students with the strategies needed to make the transition from arithmetic to elementary algebra. Includes a review of basic mathematics, operations on real numbers and algebraic expressions, introduction to elementary topics in algebra, introduction to the Cartesian coordinate system, topics in geometry, English and metric measurements, and conversions. [ND] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: PREREQ.]
MATH 35 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90269 MATH 35 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Fielding,Richard 8 31*
ONLINE Begins: 4/7/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 Emporium Model *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
MATH 45 ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA 4 Units [Prerequisite: MATH 35, MATH-35PL or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes elementary concepts of algebra, including real numbers, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, graphs of lines and inequalities in two variables, Pythagorean theorem, 2x2 systems, exponents, polynomials, factoring techniques, rational expressions, and applications. Includes mandatory lab. (Not open to students with credit in any higher-numbered mathematics course.) [ND] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: PREREQ.]
MATH 45 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90270 MATH 45 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Fielding,Richard 8 0*
ONLINE Begins: 4/7/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 Emporium Model *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
MATH 241M MATH SOFTWARE WORKSHOP USING MATLAB 1 Unit [Prerequisite: MATH 121 or 250 or equivalent.] Focuses on an introduction to mathematical software using MATLAB with a particular emphasis on problems from engineering and the sciences. Serves as a companion course for the linear algebra class or the differential equations class. [D; CSU]
MATH 241M Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
84847 MATH 241M 60 03:00PM-04:25PM MW 394 Scarbnick,Carl 7 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 4/9/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM