• Spring MSJC Annex

    Title  

    History/Appreciation of Dance  (10-12th grade)

    Course Section Number  

    DAN-100-1324  

    Format:  Online  

    Credits: 3 units

    This course fulfills MSJC GE AREA F (Diversity); CSUGE AREA C1 (Arts); IGETC AREAS 3A and 3B (Arts and Humanities). 
    This course explores the universal human activity known as dancing from a cross-cultural perspective, examining the myriad ways in which dance functions in societies. The histories, theories, techniques, and purposes of various theatrical, religious, and social dances from around the world are compared, contrasted, and interrelated. The culture-specific nature of the dancing body and its audiences are analyzed to discover the meanings carried within these dances. 

    Transfers to UC/CSU: Yes 

    Title  

    World History to 1500   (In place of Modern History Class-10th grade)           
    Will earn 10 High School World History Credits and 3 College Units (1 Semester)

    Course  Number  

    HIST-104  (2nd semester of World History) MUST HAVE TAKEN HISTORY 103 and passed with "C" or better

    Format: Online 

    Credits: 3 units

    This course fulfills MSJC GE AREA B2 (Social and Behavioral Sciences) CSUGE AREAS C2 (Humanities); AREA D (Social Behavioral Sciences); IGETC AREAS 3B (Humanities); AREA D (Social Behavioral Sciences). 

    This course is a survey of the modern world from 1500 to the present. Using a comparative approach, students will examine interconnections between major European, Middle Eastern, African, South and North American, and Asian cultures and will explore social structure and daily life, industrialization, colonization, cultural development, revolutions and protests, and independence movements. Emphasis will be placed on structures, values, and inter-relationships. 

    Transfers to UC/CSU: Yes 

    Title  

    U.S. History since 1865  In place of US History Class-11th grade)           
    Will earn 10 High School US History Credits and 3 College Units (1 Semester)

    Course Section Number  

    HIST-112  (2nd semester of US History) MUST HAVE TAKEN HISTORY 111 and passed with "C" or better

     

    Format: Online  

    Credits: 3 units

     

    This course fulfills MSJC GE AREA B1 or B2 (Social and Behavioral Sciences) CSUGE AREAS AREA D (Social Behavioral Sciences); US-1 (U.S History) IGETC AREA D (Social Behavioral Sciences); US-1 (U.S History). 

    This course explores the political, social, cultural, economic, and intellectual developments in the United States from the Reconstruction Era to the present.

    Transfers to UC/CSU: Yes 

    Title  

    College Success and Career Readiness (formerly GUID-100 College Success) (10-12th grade)

    Course  Number  

    CSCR 100  

    Format: Online

    Credits: 3 units 

    This course is needed to qualify for the MSJC Promise (free tution for 1st year). 

    This course is designed to empower students with effective strategies for making wise choices in three areas: personal, academic, and career pathways. The course focuses on a strong clear reason for staying in school, more ability to cope with the challenges of transitioning into a new life, educational planning, learning styles, campus resources, and effective strategies for personal health and wellness. (formerly GUID 100)

    Transfers to UC/CSU: Yes 

     

    Title  

    Critical Thinking and Writing (Only 12th grade)

    Course  Number  

    English 103

    Format: Online

    Credits: 3 units 

    This course provides continuing practice in the analytic writing begun in English 101. The course develops critical thinking, reading, and writing skills as they apply to the analysis of written texts (literature and/or non-fiction) from diverse cultural sources and perspectives. The techniques and principles of effective written argument as they apply to the written text will be emphasized. Some research is required.

    Transfers to UC/CSU: Yes