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Foothill College has classes for every interest, including university transfer, career training, professional development, basic skills improvement and personal enrichment. Check out our spring class schedule online at www.foothill.edu. Registration Is March 7–April 3. Spring Quarter Classes Start April 4.
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Save Time, Register Online • www.foothill.edu Foothill College Mission Statement A well-educated population being essential to sustaining and enhancing a democratic society, Foothill College commits itself to providing access to outstanding educational opportunities for all of our students. Whether through basic skills, career preparation, lifelong learning, or transfer, the members of the Foothill College community are dedicated to the achievement of learning and to the success of our students. We affirm that our unwavering dedication to this mission is critical to the prosperity of our community, our state, our nation, and the global community to which all people are members.
Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees
Joan Barram; Betsy Bechtel; Pearl Cheng; Laura Casas Frier; Bruce Swenson; Etienne R. Bowie, Foothill Student Trustee; Thomasina Russaw, De Anza Student Trustee.
Register early for best course selection. Spring classes will fill up fast. Plan ahead, register, pay fees and take Counseling 50.
Foothill Has Biotechnique Classes Now
Redesigned Biotechnology Program Coming This Fall
Aging: Everyone’s Doing It Specialized Gerontology Courses & Certificate
Nanostructures & Nanomaterials
Study at the Nano Scale
Enjoy the Richness of Latino/a Literature
Limited English Policy
Online Course Spotlight
Admission to Foothill College is open to anyone who is a high school graduate or equivalent (GED or CHSPE), or who is at least age 18. High school juniors and seniors may take classes with permission from a parent or guardian and high school principal. Separate application is required for some programs, such as those in health careers and apprenticeship trades. Prospective students are advised that a lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission to, or participation in vocational education programs at Foothill College as long as other, if any, program admission standards are met. This notice is a requirement of the Guidelines for Elimination Discrimination & Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex & Handicap (Federal Register; Vol. 44, No. 56). Reglamento sobre Limitaciones en el Idioma Inglés—Se les aconseja a posibles estudiantes que la carencia del idioma Inglés no será una barrera para la admisión, o participación en programas de educación vocacional en Foothill College, siempre y cuando todos los otros, si existieran, criterios de admisión del programa sean completados. Esta nota es un requisito de la Guía para la Eliminación de la Decscriminación y Rechazo de Servicios en Base a la Raza, Color, Nacionalidad de Origen, Sexo e Impedimento (Registro Federal; Vol. 44, No. 56).
Foothill College does not discriminate against any person in the provision of its educational programs and services, and personnel practices on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, physical disability or mental disability. Coordination of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibiting sex discrimination; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 governing accessibility is the responsibility of Vice President of Instruction & Student Development Rose Myers, (650) 949-7228.
Foothill College offers courses toward a specialized certificate, associate degree, skills upgrade, personal development, or to fulfill general education requirements for transfer to a university. A complete listing of Foothill College program offerings is available online at www.foothill.edu. This publication was funded in part by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. Perkins IC Agreement #08-C01-016. • PIO 2672 The Heights 03.11
Hands-On Local History & Archeology
The Social Networking Strength of Facebook & Twitter; The Child, Family & Community; Social Relationships & Human Behavior; Is a Health Career Right for You?; Online Accounting Classes Add Up; and AutoCAD Courses for a Variety of Careers
There Is a Place for You at Foothill College It’s true, community colleges are facing tight budgets. But this doesn’t mean there isn’t a place for you at Foothill. On the contrary, spring quarter is an excellent time to begin your Foothill College experience. You can start an associate degree or specialized certificate program, or begin the general education courses that you’ll need to transfer to a university. Foothill has opened up more sections of highquality, high-demand classes in areas like math, English, science, business, the arts, history, physics and chemistry this quarter—many at offpeak hours and online. Spring is also a great time to get started in career programs such as biotechnology, music technology, child development and accounting. The key to achieving your educational goals is to plan ahead and research courses and prerequisites. Do this by reading the online class schedule and online course catalog. Also, if you must complete a placement test, schedule it online now. There are no fees for these tests and testing begins March 1. Next, be certain to complete Foothill’s free online application and be ready to register at myportal.fhda.edu and pay your fees on your designated registration date. Classes Are Available at Off-Peak Times, Evenings, Online Be realistic in planning your schedule. Weekday courses that meet from 8 a.m. to noon fill up fast, and may be closed when it’s your turn to register. Don’t give up. Instead, take that English, math, science or other class in the afternoon or evening, online, or at the Foothill College Middlefield Campus in Palo Alto. Orientation Course Is the First Step to Student Success The very best way to get a head start on success at Foothill is to take the one-unit CNSL 50: Introduction to College course. Taught by Foothill College counselors, this orientation course will help you create an education plan, which you’ll use to guide course selections throughout your Foothill experience. You’ll also review transfer options to UC, CSU and private universities, and explore career training programs and university transfer admission guarantees. Our research shows that when you complete an orientation course, you’ll do better academically and increase the likelihood that you’ll achieve your college graduation goal. Use the online class schedule to choose a CNSL 50 class that meets in person, is self-paced or meets entirely online. To review course times, access the online class schedule. You may be exempt from this course if you have verifiable proof that you completed an orientation course at another college, or completed 30 or more college units. (continued on page 2)
An Overview of Spring Quarter 2011 • Classes Start April 4
STEM Teacher Training
Explore Teaching Careers in Math & Science Foothill College can help you discover if a career teaching math or science is right for you. This spring, you can participate in an award-winning program in which you’ll acquire hands-on experience teaching math or science at the elementary, middle or high school level while you earn two units and get paid a learning stipend. To get started, enroll in Foothill’s PSE 41 course. You’ll then be paired with exceptional, experienced mentor teachers at the K-12 level. You’ll teach small groups of K-12 students, participate in relevant discussions pertaining to education, and learn how to become a credentialed K-12 teacher in California. To learn more about the program, including prerequisites and advisories, call PSE Program Coordinator Amanda Norick, M.S., at (650) 949-7421 or e-mail NorickAmanda@foothill.edu. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
Study at the Nano Scale Explore the science and exciting applications in the field of nanotechnology by enrolling in the five-unit NANO 52: Nanostructures & Nanomaterials course. Intended for a broad multidisciplinary audience with a variety of scientific and technical backgrounds, the course introduces you to the fundamental structure, properties and engineering of nano-structured materials. The class features tours of local labs that use state-of-the-art equipment, hands-on experience operating Foothill’s atomic force microscope, and is excellent preparation if you intend to pursue a material or electrical engineering degree. You’ll learn how properties of materials emerge from extended networks of atoms and molecules, including crystals, metals and alloys, polymers and composite materials, and novel nanostructures, especially carbon nanotubes. The course explains nanostructures and nanomaterials in the context of physics, chemistry, biology, electronics and computing, and medicine, and how metals, ceramics, glasses, and polymers are designed, fabricated and modified to make industrial materials. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
Redesigned Biotechnology Program Coming This Fall
Foothill Has Biotechnique Classes Now
Learn cutting-edge lab skills using state-of-the-art equipment and get hands-on experience applying scientific principles by enrolling in Foothill biotechnology courses. This spring, a variety of evening biotechnique lab courses are offered, including: • BTEC 64: Protein Electrophoretic Systems (1 unit); • BTEC 65: Nucleic Acid Electrophoretic Systems (1 unit); • BTEC 68: Polymerase Chain Reaction (1 unit); and • BTEC 71: Advanced Molecular Biological Techniques (2 units). “Biotechnology is an exciting, ever-changing field that’s suited for anyone who likes working with their hands and solving problems, and is interested in the latest developments in disease-fighting medicines, using algae to make biodiesel or using microbes to clean up oil spills.” says Foothill Biotechnology Program Director Amy Edwards, Ph.D. In addition to individual biotechnology courses, Foothill will debut its nine-month, selective admission Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Training Program in September. Students who successfully complete the program will earn a certificate of achievement and will have developed the specialized skills set required to compete for entry-level laboratory technician jobs in a variety of areas, including research, product development, manufacturing, quality control and clinical studies.
Finish BioTech Prerequisites This Quarter This spring, take the prerequisite classes that you need to complete so you’ll be ready to apply for Foothill’s Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Training Program which gets under way this fall. The application deadline is June 15. The rigorous program includes a selective admission process for which you’ll need to submit a separate application. Since you must complete several prerequisite courses to be considered for this program, it’s smart to enroll in these courses during Spring Quarter: MATH 105; ENGL 1A or ESLL 26; BIOL 10; and CHEM 30A or CHEM 1A. For more program information, access www.foothill.edu/bio/programs/biotech. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
Hands-On Local History & Archeology Get your hands on local history as you participate in archaeological digs in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties in the two-unit ANTH 11B: Archeology Survey course this spring. The class meets Fridays, April 8–June 24, from 10 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. The class emphasizes outdoor fieldwork. You’ll learn how to read a compass, how to use a handheld Students learn to use a variety of tools, including GPS device, how to map ground-penetrating radar equipment in the ANTH 11B course. geographic features with a laser device, and how to collect and analyze data from subsurface remote sensing tools such as ground-penetrating radar. For registration instructions, access www.foothill.edu or call (650) 949-7325.
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Latino/a Literature Course Enjoy the richness and diversity of literature as you read and discuss Latino/a writing and its relationship to social issues in Foothill’s ENGL 31: Latino/a Literature course this spring. The four-unit course includes an exciting reading list of fiction, poetry, essays and drama by and about various Latino/a communities in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Caribbean, and South and Central America. Conducted in English, the class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 5–June 24, from 10 to 11:50 a.m. For registration instructions, access www.foothill.edu or call (650) 949-7325.
Engineering Your Career
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Introduction to Circuits Learn about lumped, linear circuits, and natural and forced circuit response in the five-unit ENGR 37: Introduction to Circuits course. You can also register for the optional two-unit ENGR 37L: Circuit Analysis lab course to practice the concepts that you study in class. Lab experiments include DC and AC circuits using a variety of instruments such as DC/AC meters, regulated power supplies, signal generators, oscilloscopes and frequency counters. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
If you’re considering a profession in engineering, check out your options by taking Foothill’s overview of engineering class this spring. You can enroll in the ENGR 49: Engineering Professions and ENGR 10: Introduction to Engineering classes concurrently. Both courses transfer to UC and CSU campuses. Foothill’s one-unit ENGR 49 class allows you to explore different engineering-related career paths and meet engineers from different fields and industries. You’ll also hear about the Engineers Without Borders Program as well as which courses to take and transfer requirements. Throughout the four-unit ENGR 10 course, you’ll work as a member of an engineering team to design and build a functioning robot. The class emphasizes the concepts of engineering problem solving and communication, which are presented through hands-on lab assignments. These projects are also designed to create an interest in engineering and technology as a career or vocation. The course includes a brief background in civil engineering and applying concepts from mechanical, electrical, computer and software engineering. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
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NEW Interests, NEW Careers, NEW Programs Early Care Classes & Free Program Information Night Find out how Foothill’s popular Child Development Program can lead to a rewarding career. Attend the program’s information night Friday, March 4, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Room J-2 at the Foothill College Middlefield Campus in Palo Alto. Admission and parking are free. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with program faculty and students, tour campus facilities, and learn more about program requirements, admissions and financial aid. For more information, e-mail ThomasJeanne@foothill.edu or call (650) 949-6950.
More Child Development Classes Offered This Spring To meet the growing demand for child development courses, Foothill will offer more of these classes this quarter, including several that meet evenings or afternoons. Spring offerings include the core courses that are required for state licensing to teach in child development programs as well as the CHLD 86A: Mentoring & Professional Development of Early Childhood Professionals course. The four-unit CHLD 86A class is designed for supervisors and lead teachers who want to mentor beginning teachers and volunteers in a classroom setting. When you complete the Foothill College Associate in Arts Degree in Child Development, you can choose to transfer to a four-year university to pursue further studies in such fields as early care and education, child psychology, social work and primary education. The program also awards specialty certificates that will prepare you for a career working with preschoolers or infants and toddlers; directing an early care and education program; or running a child care business. For more information, access www.foothill.edu/child development/. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
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Study the Impact of Child Advocacy Develop a better understanding of child advocacy and the influence of race, class and gender on child welfare in Foothill’s four-unit SOC 57: Child Advocacy course. In addition to examining child neglect and abuse, and the various theories on why it occurs, you’ll learn about the impact of child advocacy policy on the lives of children, their families and contemporary society. The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays, April 4–June 24, from 2 to 3:50 p.m.
Hope or Hype?
Overview of Clean Technology Learn about the hope and hype of the clean technology revolution that will impact the near- and long-term future of the Silicon Valley, the U.S. and the global community in Foothill’s ENGR 600: Overview of Clean Technology course. This class is designed for all audiences, and you don’t need a background in science or technology to enroll. The evening course will introduce you to clean technology through a variety of perspectives, including energy security, global warming and sustainability. You’ll also learn about the current energy infrastructure, renewable energies, efficiency and transportation. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
Spring Orientations for Summertime Anthropology Programs
Study in Belize or Ecuador
Find artifacts from ancient Inca or Maya cultures, help farmers plant and harvest, and get hands-on experience as you learn from anthropologists on the front lines of archaeology and applied anthropology this summer. Learn how you can earn college units and participate in the Belize or Ecuador programs by attending free orientation sessions Mondays, Feb. 28, March 14, April 18 and May 16, at noon and again at 6 p.m. in Room 3103. “You’ll take part in a real-life anthropology research program with other scholars. Your biggest decision is choosing the destination: Tropical Central America and the small country of Belize are covered with Maya pyramids, and the Student Allison Gray joins two pieces of Maya pottery that were excavated during the Belize study abroad program Andes of South America and Ecuador last year. feature majestic landscapes dotted with fortresses left behind by the amazing Inca Empire,” says Foothill Anthropology Instructor Sam Connell, Ph.D. The Belize (June 26–July 23) and Ecuador (July 3–30) programs are ideal for those who want an academic experience in a foreign country. Attend an orientation to learn more about each program’s curriculum, timeline for payment and departure, costs and course requirements. For more information, access www.foothill.edu/ anthropology/index.php, e-mail ConnellSamuel@foothill.edu or call (650) 949-7197.
Aging: Everyone’s Doing It
Gerontology Classes & Career Certificate Foothill’s gerontology classes are ideal for students, young and old, who are interested in learning more about the physical, mental, social and spiritual changes in people as they age. You can complete the program’s 25-unit career certificate in one year. Gerontology topics apply to a variety of professions, from adaptive fitness, respiratory therapy, nursing and other health carerelated fields to professions such as real estate, financial planning, leisure and recreation, and education providers to name just a few. The courses can also be used as continuing education units (CEUs) for licensed clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists and registered nurses. To learn more about the program, certificate or CEUs, access www.foothill.edu/aging. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
Rewarding Professions Helping People
Adaptive Fitness Therapy & Special Education Career Training Programs Find a rewarding career working with persons with disabilities or older adults when you complete the fundamental training to become a qualified provider in the adaptive fitness therapy or special education professions. Foothill’s Adaptive Fitness Therapy associate degree and certificate programs are designed for individuals who are planning a career in education, rehabilitation, or health and fitness settings. Now offered online, the courses that make up Foothill’s Special Education Program allow you to develop the skills for a career as a paraprofessional in work settings such as rehabilitation facilities, schools, human service organizations and community centers. You can choose to earn the program’s associate degree, paraprofessional certificate or continuing education units. For more program information, access www.foothill.edu/al. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
Modified Fitness Classes for Students with Disabilities Foothill’s Adapted Physical Education Program will offer more of its modified activity classes this spring. Courses include deep-water walking, postural fitness, and stretching and flexibility. Adapted physical education courses are ideal if you’re starting an exercise routine or returning to workouts after an injury or surgery (after physical therapy). The classes are also a fitness option for students who have developmental disabilities as well as individuals with chronic conditions such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, obesity or high blood pressure. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu.
There Is a Place for You at Foothill College (continued from front cover) Save Time & Money: Meet with a Foothill Counselor “If you’re a first-time student, start your college experience right by meeting with a Foothill counselor. We’ll work with you to ensure that you don’t spend time, money or energy taking classes that you don’t need to graduate and/or transfer,” says Foothill Counseling & Matriculation Dean Laureen Balducci, M.S. “Register for your classes as soon as your designated registration time permits. If you wait to register, you’ll get shut out of the classes that you need. If that happens, meet with a counselor. Together, we’ll review your educational plan, and you’ll be better able to select classes accordingly.” Schedule a meeting with a Foothill counselor online or by phone, or just drop in. For details, access www.foothill.fhda.edu/counseling/counselappt.php.
Turn a Saturday into Your Personal Tech Day FastTech is an affordable and efficient way to acquire and upgrade your technology skills. Give us six hours on a Saturday or a few weeknights, and we’ll give you skills that you can put to use immediately. Spring short courses meet Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Krause Center for Innovation (KCI) at Foothill College: • Photoshop • Fun with Google • InDesign • Flash • Fun with Digital Imaging • and more The KCI is the region’s premier technology professional development center for teachers and education professionals. Community members may also enroll in KCI programs to improve their technology skills. For course meeting dates and times, and registration instructions, call (650) 949-7614 or access www.foothill.edu/kci.
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www.foothill.edu/fga Foothill Offers More Online Classes Than Any Other Bay Area Community College
Learn More with Your Smart Phone Visit your smart phone’s app store and download a QR reader then scan this code. Your smart phone will then take you to Foothill’s online course website. Earn your associate degree or specialty certificate when you enroll in online classes offered by the Foothill Global Access (FGA) Program. Degrees and certificates available online include: • Associate in arts degrees in anthropology, art history, economics, general studies/social science, geography, history, music technology, psychology and sociology; • Associate in science degrees in computer software development and database management; • Certificates of achievement in art history, MCITP server administrator, geography, object-oriented software using C++, office manager/general office, Oracle database administration and Oracle database developer; • Certificates of specialization in general sociology and sociology/social welfare; • Certificates of proficiency in archaeology, cultural anthropology and medical anthropology; and • Career certificates in e-commerce and electronic business. FGA also partners with CSU East Bay, Franklin University and the University of Illinois at Springfield to provide Foothill students with the opportunity to complete select bachelor’s degree programs online. For details about online courses, degrees and certificates, access www.foothill.edu/fga.
Spring Quarter 2011 Online Classes Course ID Course Name
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ENGL 1A ACTG 1A ACTG 1B ACTG 1C ACTG 51B ACTG 51C ACTG 60 ACTG 64A ACTG 64B ACTG 65 ACTG 66 ACTG 67 ACTG 68A ACTG 68C AHS 200 ANTH 1 ANTH 2A ANTH 4 ANTH 6 ART 1 ART 2A ART 2E ART 4A ART 4B ART 4C ART 5A ART 6 ART 14 ART 20A ART 20B ART 4AX ART 5AX ART 72 B T 59 BIOL 8 BIOL 45 BUSI 22 BUSI 91L CAST 52A CAST 52B CAST 63A CAST 63B CAST 80 CAST 90A CAST 92A CAST 92B CAST 93A CAST 104A CAST 107D CAST 109F CHLD 88 CIS 1 CIS 2 CIS 12A CIS 15A CIS 15C CIS 19A CIS 19L CIS 19W CIS 27B CIS 27C CIS 27P CIS 50A CIS 52A CIS 52B CIS 52N CIS 52P CIS 52Q CIS 54C CIS 60 CIS 68A CIS 68B CIS 68E CIS 68M CIS 68C1 CNET 50 CNET 75B CNET 75C CNET 75D CNSL 50 CNSL 53 CNSL 90 COIN 51 COIN 56 COIN 61 COIN 63 COIN 65 COIN 67
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COIN 70A COIN 70B COIN 72 COIN 74A COIN 78 COIN 78B COIN 83 COMM 10 COMM 12 CRLP 70 CRWR 41A CRWR 41B D H 56 D H 64 D H 200L DANC 10 ECON 1A ECON 1B ENGL 1B ENGL 8 ESLL 248 F A 1 GEOG 1 GEOG 5 GID 52 GID 61 GID 71 HIST 4A HIST 4B HIST 4C HIST 17A HIST 17B HIST 17C HIST 18 LINC 58A LINC 95A MATH 10 MATH 105 MUS 1 MUS 2C MUS 2D MUS 3A MUS 3C MUS 7D MUS 8 MUS 10 MUS 11B MUS 50A MUS 50B MUS 60A MUS 81B MUS 81C MUS 82A MUS 85B PHED 1 PHED 3 PHED 4 PHED 8 PHIL 25 PHOT 5 PHOT 65A POLI 1 PSYC 1 PSYC 4 PSYC 25 PSYC 33 PSYC 40 PSYC 49 PSYC 55 SOC 1 SOC 8 SOC 11 SOC 19 SOC 20 SOC 23 SOC 40 SPED 64 THTR 1 THTR 8 THTR 21 VART 1 VART 2B VART 2C VART 3 VART 30 WMN 5 WMN 11
Composition & Reading Financial Accounting I Financial Accounting II Managerial Accounting Intermediate Accounting II Intermediate Accounting III Accounting for Small Business Computerized Accounting Practices: Quickbooks Computerized Accounting Practices: Excel Payroll/Business Tax Accounting Cost Accounting Tax Accounting Advanced Tax Accounting I Advanced Tax Accounting III Orientation to Health Care Careers Introduction to Physical Anthropology Cultural Anthropology First Peoples of North America Peoples of Africa Introduction to Art History of Art: Prehistory through Early Christianity A History of Women in Art Drawing I Drawing II Drawing III Basic Two-Dimensional Design Collage & Composition American Art Color Color Studio Art Seminar: Drawing Studio Art Seminar: Design Studio Art Portfolio Preparation Integrated Business Communication Basic Nutrition Introduction to Human Nutrition Principles of Business Introduction to Business Information Processing Introduction to Macromedia Flash Advanced Macromedia Flash Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting Using AutoCAD Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting with AutoCAD Selected Topics: Software Applications Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Advanced Adobe Photoshop Powerpoint: Effect Presentations Microsoft Word I Excel Basics Using Access Child, Family & Community Introduction to Computer Science Computers & Society Fundamentals of Visual Basic.Net Programming Computer Science I: C++ Computer Science III: Data Structures Introduction to Programming with C# Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Introduction Developing Web Applications Computer Science II: Java Comp Science III: Data Structures & Algorithms Java for Programmers Using the Computer: PC/Windows Introduction to Data Management Systems Oracle SQL PHP & MySQL PHP Programming MySQL: In-Depth MS SQL Server Database Design Introduction to Business Information Systems Introduction to Linux & UNIX Linux & UNIX Shell Programming Programming in Perl Intermediate Perl Programming Linux & UNIX System Administration Introduction to Computer Networking Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Windows Server 2008 Application Platform Introduction to College Effective Study Introduction to Online Learning Internet Technology & Applications: Introduction E-Business Publishing on Web Using HTML/XHTML Advanced Topics in Web Publishing Using Cascading Stylesheets Web Application Development with Ruby on Rails
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Online Course Spotlight www.foothill.edu/fga Facebook, Twitter & More Find out how you can maximize the social networking strength of Facebook, Twitter and similar vehicles in the new five-unit COIN 83: Social Computing in a Global Context online course. You’ll develop your own social networking strategy to aid a local campaign in addressing a social and/or environmental problem. You’ll also analyze current political events, societal trends, and business and enterprise decisions that have been impacted and shaped by social networking tools. The course is taught online as well as in person Wednesdays, April 6 through June 24, from 6 to 9:50 p.m.
Child, Family & Community Offered for the first time online, the four-unit CHLD 88: Child, Family & Community course is one of the classes that make up the core curriculum of the Foothill Child Development degree and certificate programs. Learn leading theories about children’s relationships within the family and the community as well as how these audiences impact problems that affect youngsters. The course also analyzes how family-related traditions and attitudes differ among cultures.
Career in Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design? Then You Need AutoCAD. If you’re considering a career in mechanical engineering, architecture, interior design or civil engineering, Foothill’s comprehensive ComputerAided Drafting (CAD) course series gives you the fundamental skills that you’ll need to successfully compete for a career in these professions. You can complete a variety of AutoCAD courses online this spring, including CAST 63A: Introduction to CAD Using AutoDesk & AutoCAD and CAST 63B: Advanced CAD Using AutoCAD Software.
Social Relationships & Human Behavior When you people-watch at the mall or tune into a reality television program, you’re participating in sociology—the study of people. We can relate to others when we watch them argue, forge alliances, compete, cooperate, laugh, cry, lose and triumph. Learn how sociology allows us to explore the complexities of social relationships and human behavior by enrolling in the five-unit SOC 1: Introduction to Sociology online class.
Is a Health Care Career Right for You? Find out if a career in the health care industry is right for you by enrolling in Foothill’s three-unit AHS 200: Orientation to Health Care Careers online class. In addition to meeting alumni who have completed Foothill’s popular health care training programs, you’ll review the requirements for Foothill’s Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Primary Care, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Pharmacy Technician, Respiratory Therapy, Radiologic Technology and Veterinary Technology programs. You’ll also learn what classes and steps you need to take to be eligible to apply for these programs.
Online Accounting Classes Add Up Foothill offers numerous accounting classes online, including small business accounting, payroll and tax accounting as well as financial and managerial accounting methods. QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel online courses are also offered. Review the complete list of online accounting and business courses at www.foothill.edu/fga. For registration instructions, call (650) 949-7325 or access www.foothill.edu/fga.
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