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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Health (Allied Health)HEA-140CThis course provides instruction to the level of Emergency Medical Technician (previously called EMT-I or EMT Basic). Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with a fire, ambulance, or other specialized service. This course is instructed in compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and the California Code of Regulations, and is approved by the El Dorado County EMS Authority (Title 22). Successful students will be prepared for EMT certification through the National Registry. This course requires participation in clinical experiences taking place in emergency room departments of hospitals and in operational ambulance units. Attendance is mandatory at the first class and all class meetings in order to receive certification. There is an $100 county and state certification fee, a Department of Justice/FBI livescan fee of $100, and a National Registry of EMT certification fee of $80. All fees are paid to external agencies. In support of the stated student learning outcomes, there are 24 TBA hours for clinical placement. PREQUISITES: Current Emergency Medical Responder card (preferred), or current CPR card (either American Heart Association/BLS Healthcare Provider level, or American Red Cross/Professional Rescuer level). To provide documentation of two doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) immunization or positive antibody titers; two doses of varicella vaccination (Chickenpox) OR positive antibody titer; documentation of Hepatitis B vaccination OR positive Hepatitis B surface antibody titer; screening for documented history of Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap) vaccination; and results of a recent TB test within the last year. Students with a history of a positive PPD (Tuberculin skin test) or Quantiferon blood test in the past must provide a chest x-ray report and/or documentation of any medical treatment for TB. During flu season (September through March) students must provide documentation of annual flu vaccination.EMT Mandatory Orientation MUST precede enrollment. Questions: Please contact the CTE Office at ext. 583 or 723. Fall 2019: NOTE: This class will meet both days during finals week from 9:00am-4:35pm. Winter 2020: NOTE: This class will meet Tuesday during finals week from 9:00am-3:15pm. This section is partially online/partially in class on campus. Students will be using a computer to assist with the learning process and are expected to attend class 5.5 hours per wekk, and an addional 24 hours TBA, and 8.3 hours per week completed online. Spring 2020: NOTE: Section 02 will meet Tuesday during finals week from 9:00am-3:15pm. *NOTE: Section 02 is partially online/partially in class on campus. Students will be using a computer to assist with the learning process and are expected to attend class 5.5 hours per week with the remaining 8.25 completed online. Fall 2020: NOTE: Section 01 will meet Tuesday during finals week from 9:00am-3:15pm. *NOTE: Section 01 is partially online/partially in class on campus. Students will be using a computer to assist with the learning process and are expected to attend class 5.5 hours per week with the remaining 8.3 completed online.Credit Level - UndergraduateLTCC/On-CampusAllied Health
Firefighter I Academy (South Bay JPA)Fire ScienceFIR-170DThis 500 hour fire academy includes instruction on basic firefighting skills, laws and regulations affecting the fire service. The course will provide the student with knowledge and skills to safely perform, under minimal supervision, essential and advanced fire ground tasks, basic rescue, basic fire prevention and fire investigation task and to use, inspect, and maintain firefighting and rescue equipment. This curriculum is intended to provide the minimum required training required by the State of California Fire Marshal in the field of fire technology as it relates to firefighters. PREREQUISITES: EMT certificationCredit Level - UndergraduateJPA - South Bay Regional PSTCFire Science
Introduction to General ChemistryChemistryCHM-100This course is a one-quarter introduction to general chemistry primarily for students who intend to pursue careers in allied health fields and other applied sciences. This course is also the prerequisite for CHM 101. Topics include scientific measurements, energy and matter, atoms and elements, compounds and bonding,chemical quantities and reactions, gases, solutions, acids and bases, and nuclear chemistry. ADVISORY: MAT 154A or MAT 154AA with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.Credit Level - UndergraduateLTCC/On-CampusChemistry
Reading and CompositionEnglishENG-101Students will have an opportunity to develop mature skills in writing, reading, critical thinking, and research strategies, with an emphasis on expository and argumentative prose. NOTE: Students taking online courses must log in during the first week of the course or make special arrangements with the instructor to avoid being dropped. NOTE: ENG 101 students are advised to see a counselor for appopriate section placement. Fall 2020: Section 01 students must also be-co-enrolled in ENG 159-01. Section 02 students must also be-co-enrolled in ENG 159-02. Winter 2020: ENG 101 Section 02 students must also be-co-enrolled in ENG 159-01 ENG 159 Section 01 students must also be-co-enrolled in ENG 101-02. Spring 2020: ENG 101 Section 01 students must also be-co-enrolled in ENG 159-01 ENG 159 Section 01 students must also be-co-enrolled in ENG 101-01.Credit Level - UndergraduateLTCC/On-Campus; OnlineEnglish
Computer Programming IIIComputer & Information ScienceCIS-120CThis is the third course in computer programming for computer science, information systems, science, or engineering majors. The topics will build upon those covered in CIS 120B. The course covers the principles and use of object-oriented programming as exemplified in Java. Students will study searching, sorting, and the relative efficiencies algorithms implementing these tasks. Students will study recursively implemented algorithms, lists, stacks, queues, and trees together with further study of abstract data types. Students will complete a large programming project. NOTE: Students taking online courses must log in during the first week of the course or make special arrangements with the instructor to avoid being dropped.Credit Level - UndergraduateLTCC/On-Campus; OnlineComputer & Information Science
Basic ArithmeticMathematicsMAT-187This basic arithmetic course covers general areas of arithmetic which include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, and signed numbers. Included is an additional study skills/counseling component to assist students in being successful in this course as well as future math courses. ADVISORY: Appropriate skills demonstrated through the math assessment process.Credit Level - UndergraduateLTCC/On-Campus; Incarcerated Student ProgramMathematics
Principles of Biology IIIBiologyBIO-103This course gives an overview of animal diversity, structure, and function, with an emphasis on mammalian anatomy and physiology. It is intended as part of a year-long sequence for science majors, along with BIO 101 (a prerequisite) and BIO 102. Topics include: survey of the diversity of protist and animal kingdoms; introduction to mammalian anatomy and physiology, including digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, nervous, musculoskeletal, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Laboratory time focuses on diversity of the animal kingdom and fetal pig dissection with emphasis on the organ systems.Credit Level - UndergraduateLTCC/On-Campus; LTCC/On-CampusBiology
BotanyBiologyBIO-201This course is an introduction to the structure and function of plants. The course will examine how plants grow, reproduce, and respond to environmental stimuli. Topics include the evolution and biology of major groups in the plant kingdom. Laboratory exercises will focus on identification, structure, and function of plants and will be both indoor and field-based.Credit Level - UndergraduateLTCC/On-Campus; LTCC/On-CampusBiology
MicrobiologyBiologyBIO-210This course serves as an introduction to the field of microbiology and includes the study of the form, function, pathogenicity, and control of bacteria, fungi, protozoans, helminths, and viruses. The transmission, diagnosis, and symptoms, and control of diseases caused by these microbes are examined. Also included is the role of microorganisms in environmental processes, biotechnology, water quality control, and bioremediation. Laboratory emphasis is on specimen handling, pure culture techniques, bacterial growth, staining, and identification.Credit Level - UndergraduateLTCC/On-Campus; LTCC/On-CampusBiology
Critical ThinkingPhilosophyPHI-104"In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance." - Thomas Jefferson. This course examines the methods and principles used for distinguishing cogent reasoning from faulty reasoning. Topics include deductive and inductive reasoning, common fallacies, language, and impediments to cogent reasoning. Emphasis will be on developing abilities to analyze, construct, and evaluate arguments that are relevant to everyday life experiences, politics, economics, society, advertising, the media, and important current affairs. ADVISORY: ENG 101 or equivalent. NOTE: Students taking online courses must log in during the first week of the course or make special arrangements with the instructor to avoid being dropped.Credit Level - UndergraduateLTCC/On-Campus; OnlinePhilosophy