Advanced General Education Courses

Engineering Building

Area R: Earth and Environment


Ling 123: Sound and Communication


Basic acoustics and nature of sound as applied to the study of vocal communication by humans and other animals. Voice communication as transmission of a speech code via sound. Prerequisite: Completion of core GE, satisfaction of Writing Skills Test and upper division standing. For students who begin continuous enrollment at a CCC or a CSU in Fall 2005 or later, completion of, or corequisite in a 100W course is required.


Area S: Self, Society & Equality in the U.S.


Ling 129: Culture, Language, and Ethnicity in the U.S.


The role of language in the formation of culture and ethnicity in the U.S. Language and culture contact between indigenous, colonial and immigrant peoples. Prerequisite: Completion of core GE, satisfaction of Writing Skills Test and upper division standing. For students who begin continuous enrollment at a CCC or a CSU in Fall 2005 or later, completion of, or corequisite in a 100W course is required.


Area V: Culture, Civilization, and Global Understanding


Ling 122: English as a World Language


A survey of the ways and the purposes which English is used in diverse societies and cultures around the world, including the United States; implications for international and cross-cultural communication. Prerequisite: Completion of core GE, satisfaction of Writing Skills Test and upper division standing. For students who begin continuous enrollment at a CCC or a CSU in Fall 2005 or later, completion of, or corequisite in a 100W course is required.


Area Z: Written Communication II


LLD 100W: Writing Workshop


Advanced composition. Instruction and practice in reading, discussing and writing about issues germane to the student's major field of study. Prerequisite: Completion of core GE, satisfaction of Writing Skills Test and upper division standing.

LLD 100WB: Writing Workshop for Business Students

Instruction and practice in reading, oral interaction and writing activities germane to the genres of the business world. Prerequisite: Completion of Core GE, satisfaction of the Writing Skills Test, and upper division standing.