May 25, 2022  
2021/2022 University Catalog 
    
2021/2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


General Education Courses  

Courses offered at the SDSU Imperial Valley campus.  

Detailed information about course offerings can be found on the Class Schedule website.

 

Accountancy

  
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    ACCTG 201 - Financial Accounting Fundamentals


    Units: 3

    Theory and practice of accounting applicable to recording, summarizing, and reporting of business transactions for external reporting and other external uses. Asset valuation; revenue and expense recognition; various asset, liability, and capital accounts.

  
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    ACCTG 202 - Managerial Accounting Fundamentals


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in ACCTG 201 . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Selection and analysis of accounting information for internal use by managers. Using financial information for planning and control purposes.

  
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    ACCTG 296 - Experimental Topics


    Units: 1-4

    Selected topics. May be repeated with new content.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content. Limit of nine units of any combination of 296, 496, 596 courses applicable to a bachelor’s degree.

  
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    ACCTG 325 - Intermediate Managerial and Tax Accounting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 202 . Approved upper division business major or minor or other approved major. Not open to accounting majors. Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Theories, practices, and concepts to provide planning and control information to decision makers; tax considerations that impact managerial planning and decision making.

    Note: Credit may not be applied to accounting major.

  
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    ACCTG 326 - Intermediate Financial Accounting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 202 . Approved upper division business major or minor or other approved major. Not open to accounting majors. Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Theories, practices, and concepts needed to satisfy the decision making requirements of external users; financial reporting for enterprises engaged in international trade of business. May not be taken for credit by accounting majors.

    Note: Credit may not be applied to accounting major.

  
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    ACCTG 331 - Intermediate Accounting I


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to accounting major, minor, or certificate. Minimum grade of C in ACCTG 201  and ACCTG 202 . For approved business majors, credit or concurrent registration in B A 310 . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Concepts and methods underlying financial statements (including IFRS introduction).

    Note: Not open to students with credit in ACCTG 325  and ACCTG 326 .

  
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    ACCTG 332 - Taxation of Business Entities


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in ACCTG 331 . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Concepts and methods underlying taxation of business entities.

    Note: Not open to students with credit in ACCTG 325  and ACCTG 326 .

  
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    ACCTG 333 - Accounting Information Systems


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in ACCTG 331 . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Accounting information systems for internal and external decision making. Formerly numbered Accountancy 322.

  
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    ACCTG 334 - Intermediate Accounting II


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in ACCTG 331 . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Financial reporting issues; preparation and use of financial statement information. Formerly numbered Accountancy 322.

  
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    ACCTG 390W - Reporting Techniques for Accountants


    Units: 4

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in ACCTG 331 . Satisfies Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement for students who have completed 60 units; completed Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 8 or higher (or earned a grade of C (2.0) or better in RWS 280 , RWS 281  [or LING 281 ] if score on WPA was 6 or lower); and completed General Education requirements in Communication and Critical Thinking. Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Test score or verification of exemption; copy of transcript.

    Advanced preparation of written and oral reports with application to professional needs of accountants. Formerly numbered Information and Decision Systems 390W/Management Information Systems 390W.

  
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    ACCTG 409 - Field Study in Taxation


    Units: 1

    Grading Method: Cr/NC

    Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in ACCTG 325 , ACCTG 332 , or ACCTG 503 . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Income tax preparation in the field. Follows procedures of IRSVITA Program. IRS instruction followed by faculty supervised fieldwork. Student must be available for special IRS tax school. Maximum Credits: three units.

  
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    ACCTG 431 - Auditing


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in ACCTG 333  and credit or concurrent registration in ACCTG 390W . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Audit of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards; ethics in auditing. Formerly numbered Accountancy 421.

  
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    ACCTG 432 - Cost Management


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 333  with a minimum grade of C and B A 323 . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Use of accounting information and data analytics to facilitate business decisions; cost management and ethics in managerial accounting. Formerly numbered Accountancy 421.

  
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    ACCTG 496 - Selected Topics in Accountancy


    Units: 1-4

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.

    Selected areas of concern in accountancy. May be repeated with new content with consent of department chair. Maximum Credits: six units.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content. Limit of nine units of any combination of 296, 496, 596 courses applicable to a bachelor’s degree.

  
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    ACCTG 498 - Investigation and Report


    Units: 1-3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and senior standing.

    A comprehensive and original study of a problem connected with accounting under the direction of one or more members of the accounting staff. May be repeated with new content. Maximum Credits: six units.

  
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    ACCTG 499 - Special Study


    Units: 1-3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Individual study. Maximum Credits: six units.

  
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    ACCTG 501 - Advanced Financial Accounting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 334 . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Advanced financial accounting topics. Partnerships, consolidations, foreign currency transactions and financial statements, accounting for derivatives and hedging, accounting for bankruptcy and reorganizations.

  
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    ACCTG 503 - Federal Taxation of Individuals


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 201  and ACCTG 202 . Approved upper division business major, business minor, or other approved major. Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Taxation of individuals, including income, deductions, credits, social security taxes, and property transactions.

  
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    ACCTG 505 - Fraud Examination


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 431  or 626. Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Skills and tools for auditors, consultants, tax professionals, managers. Techniques and technologies for fraud investigation and interviewing. Case analysis, research of public records, ethical decision making for accountants. Service learning project.

  
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    ACCTG 508 - Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C in ACCTG 326  or ACCTG 331 . Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Principles of modified accrual accounting in state and local governmental units, hospitals, colleges, and universities. Budgetary accounting, appropriations, encumbrances, internal controls, and auditing procedures.

  
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    ACCTG 522 - International Financial Reporting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 334  and satisfaction of Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement. Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

    Accounting convergence, IASB-FASB joint projects. US and international financial reporting issues and standards.

  
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    ACCTG 530 - Ethics in Accounting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 331  or ACCTG 620 .

    Ethical reasoning and implications for accounting professionals; ethical decision process and professional judgment; professional codes of conduct from the AICPA, IMA, IIA, etc.; the professional accountant’s role in corporate governance and ethical management; audit responsibilities and fraud, including legal and regulatory obligations; current ethical issues facing the accounting profession. Formerly numbered ACCTG 630.

  
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    ACCTG 596 - Contemporary Topics in Accounting


    Units: 1-3

    Prerequisite(s): Business major approved by the Fowler College of Business and consent of instructor.

    Contemporary topics in modern accounting. May be repeated with new content.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content. Limit of nine units of any combination of 296, 496, 596 courses applicable to a bachelor’s degree. Credit for 596 and 696 applicable to a master’s degree with approval of the graduate adviser.

  
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    ACCTG 620 - Financial Measurement and Reporting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): B A 625 .

    Measurement concepts and mechanics to translate global business transactions into principal financial statements using U.S. and international accounting standards. Revenue recognition, operating assets, investments, debt and equity financing, compensation, EPS, and cash flows.

  
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    ACCTG 621 - Accounting Information Systems


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): B A 625 .

    Application of accounting information systems to attain organizational objectives, improve planning and control at all levels of the organization. Systems analysis, design methodologies, tools, control frameworks and use of technologies in information systems.

  
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    ACCTG 624 - Business Entity Taxation


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): B A 625 .

    Concepts and methods underlying federal income taxation of business entities.

  
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    ACCTG 625 - Managerial Analysis and Financial Reporting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): B A 625 .

    Measurement concepts and mechanics to translate business transactions into management and financial reporting information. Cost control and budgeting, inventory, operational assets, leases, deferred taxes, and strategic analysis.

  
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    ACCTG 626 - Auditing and Assurance Services


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 620  and ACCTG 621 .

    Duties, responsibilities, and ethics of the auditor; auditor’s reports and procedures for evaluation of financial statements. Compilation and review standards for assurance services provided to non-public companies.

  
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    ACCTG 650 - Accounting Research and Communication


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 332 , ACCTG 503 , or ACCTG 624 .

    Identification, organization, and integration of diverse sources of authoritative literature to reach a conclusion and communicate an accounting or tax decision.

  
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    ACCTG 651 - Seminar in Corporate Tax


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in ACCTG 650 .

    Corporate tax problems involving distributions, liquidations, reorganizations, redemptions, personal holding companies, accumulated earnings tax, and thin capitalization.

  
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    ACCTG 654 - Seminar in Partnership Taxation


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in ACCTG 650 .

    Partnership and S corporation tax laws related to formation, operations, distributions, and liquidations. Flow-through entities in small and medium sized business environments.

  
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    ACCTG 655 - Tax Planning for Individuals


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in ACCTG 650 .

    Selected complex tax laws related to individuals and sole proprietorship businesses, sales and exchanges of property, tax deferred transactions in property, accounting periods and methods, and personal deductions.

  
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    ACCTG 656 - Multijurisdictional Tax


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in ACCTG 650 .

    Tax law in a multistate and international context. Multijurisdictional concepts for tax planning.

  
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    ACCTG 657 - Accounting for Income Taxes


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 620  and ACCTG 624 .

    Financial accounting for income taxes under generally accepted accounting principles. Accounting methods for Federal income tax and accounting purposes.

  
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    ACCTG 659 - Seminar in Taxation Topics


    Units: 1-3

    Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in ACCTG 650 .

    Contemporary theories and practices in taxation. May be repeated with new content. Maximum Credits: six units applicable to a master’s degree.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content.

  
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    ACCTG 660 - Seminar in Accounting Theory


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 620 .

    Theories and concepts underlying global financial reporting. Professional research of authoritative pronouncements issued by the FASB, SEC, and other accounting regulators. Topics include accounting standards setting, measurement, market efficiency, disclosure, earnings quality, professional judgment.

  
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    ACCTG 661 - Seminar in International Accounting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): B A 625 .

    Current financial reporting practices of business entities engaged in international activities; theories and concepts that underlie development of accounting standards to include cultural and professional dimensions, accounting clusters.

  
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    ACCTG 663 - Financial Statement Analysis


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): B A 625 .

    Illustrative cases and problems to analyze methods for communicating information about financing and operating activities of corporate firms, and techniques for evaluating the information.

  
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    ACCTG 670 - Seminar in Assurance Services


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 431  or ACCTG 626 .

    Selected conceptual issues in assurance services.

  
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    ACCTG 673 - Accounting Information Systems (AIS) Development


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 621 .

    AIS theories, databases, and internal controls in designing, maintaining, and enhancing business processes and systems. Hands-on experience to develop skills with EXCEL, ACCESS, and/or other integrated systems. Formerly numbered Accountancy 575.

  
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    ACCTG 675 - Seminar in Accounting Information Systems Audit and Control


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 673  or MIS 687  with a grade of B or better.

    Risk assessment and management in accounting systems, including impact on clients’ business and audit functions, external and internal auditor issues, internal controls in computerized environments, issues related to Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and application of computer-assisted audit techniques (CAATs) using current audit software.

  
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    ACCTG 680 - Seminar in Managerial Accounting


    Units: 3

    Managerial cost accounting concepts and procedures, including budgetary planning, cost control, advisory functions, measurement of divisional profitability, product pricing, and investment decisions.

  
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    ACCTG 681 - Seminar in Regulation and Corporate Governance in Accounting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): B A 625 .

    Social, ethical, and behavioral science theories influencing design and operation of corporate governance systems, topics include environmental and regulatory factors that influence, motivate, and control managers and employees.

  
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    ACCTG 696 - Seminar in Selected Topics


    Units: 3

    Intensive study in specific areas of accountancy. May be repeated with new content.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content. Credit for 596 and 696 applicable to a master’s degree with approval of the graduate adviser.

  
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    ACCTG 729 - Seminar in Current Issues in Accounting and Auditing


    Units: 1-3

    Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 620 .

    Contemporary theories and practices in relation to changing accounting environment. May be repeated with new content. Maximum Credits: six units applicable to a master’s degree.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content.

  
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    ACCTG 790 - Analytics in Accounting


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Advancement to candidacy.

    Problem diagnosis, information analysis and evaluation, and decision making for contemporary issues in accounting information systems, auditing, financial reporting, management accounting, and taxation. Preparation for comprehensive examination for students in the M.S. degree in Accountancy under Plan B.

  
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    ACCTG 797 - Research


    Units: 3

    Grading Method: Cr/NC/RP

    Prerequisite(s): Advancement to candidacy.

    Research in the area of accountancy. Maximum Credits: six units applicable to a master’s degree.

  
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    ACCTG 798 - Special Study


    Units: 1-3

    Grading Method: Cr/NC/RP

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of staff; to be arranged with department chair and instructor.

    Individual study. Maximum Credits: six units applicable to a master’s degree.


Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education

  
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    ARP 201 - Introductory Statistics and Research Design for Education


    Units: 3 GE

    Prerequisite(s): Satisfaction of the SDSU Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Assessment requirement and consent of instructor.

    Understanding, interpreting, and applying educational research. Basic research design, sampling, distributions, reliability, validity, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, hypothesis testing, tests of significance, and evaluating an education research report.

    Note: Students with credit or concurrent registration in the following lower division courses will be awarded a total of four units for the two (or more) courses: Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education 201; BIOL 215 ; CIV E 160 ; ECON 201 ; LING 270 ; POL S 201 ; PSY 280 ; SOC 201 ; STAT 119 , STAT 250 .

  
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    ARP 205 - Exploring Leadership


    Units: 3 GE

    Understanding, applying and critiquing leadership theories, examining personal strengths, values, goals, and philosophy of leadership.

  
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    ARP 207 - Leadership Community Service


    Units: 1-3

    Community service and concepts associated with the servant leadership model. Maximum Credits: six units.

    Note: Not open to students with credit in Educational Leadership 206.

  
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    ARP 296 - Experimental Topics


    Units: 1-4

    Selected topics. May be repeated with new content.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content. Limit of nine units of any combination of 296, 496, 596 courses applicable to a bachelor’s degree.

  
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    ARP 380 - Principles of Adult and Vocational Education


    Units: 3

    Principles, practices, scope, and functions of adult and vocational education.

  
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    ARP 382 - Directed Teaching


    Units: 2-4

    Grading Method: Cr/NC

    Prerequisite(s): ARP 380 .

    Systematic observation, participation, and teaching under supervision in an occupational subject matter area.

    Note: Application to take this course must be made in preceding semester.

  
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    ARP 397 - Problems in Education


    Units: Credit to be arranged

    Only offered at: SDSU Global Campus

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Class study of specially selected problems in education.

    Note: Does not apply to pattern requirements for credentials. Credit earned in this course not applicable to a bachelor’s degree.

  
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    ARP 403 - Leadership - Campus Leadership Experience


    Units: 1

    Prerequisite(s): ARP 205 .

    Laboratory on campus and at other postsecondary settings to integrate academic work with experiences on campus and in postsecondary settings.

  
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    ARP 404 - Leadership Internship and Career


    Units: 1

    Laboratory in public agencies and business settings to integrate academic work with experiences in the community. Formerly numbered Educational Leadership 404.

  
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    ARP 405 - Enacting Leadership


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of all courses in the leadership development minor with a 3.0 GPA.

    Capstone course. Synthesis and integration of learning to demonstrate self-efficacy. Apply analytical reasoning in leadership scenarios. Articulate individual leadership abilities and apply leadership principles to major field and career. Formerly numbered Educational Leadership 405.

  
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    ARP 496 - Experimental Topics


    Units: 1-4

    Selected topics. May be repeated with new content.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content. Limit of nine units of any combination of 296, 496, 596 courses applicable to a bachelor’s degree.

  
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    ARP 499 - Special Study


    Units: 1-3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor. Open only to senior and graduate students in education who have shown ability to work independently.

    Individual study. Maximum Credits: six units.

  
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    ARP 596 - Topics in Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education


    Units: 1-3

    Selected topics in Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education. May be repeated with new content. Maximum Credits: six units of 596 applicable to a bachelor’s degree.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content. Limit of nine units of any combination of 296, 496, 596 courses applicable to a bachelor’s degree. Credit for 596 and 696 applicable to a master’s degree with approval of the graduate adviser.

  
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    ARP 601 - Seminar in Best Practices in Psychiatric Rehabilitation


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Bachelor’s degree.

    Evidence-based practices in psychiatric rehabilitation. Community experiences, training in counseling, and guest lectures by local psychiatric rehabilitation experts.

  
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    ARP 607 - Applications of Rehabilitation Technology


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to rehabilitation counseling program or consent of instructor.

    Provide rehabilitation professionals with knowledge and skills to assess assistive technology needs of individuals with disabilities and match those needs with appropriate adaptations, equipment, and/or resources to expand employment and related quality of life opportunities.

  
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    ARP 608 - Seminar in Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Bachelor’s degree.

    Recovery model of mental health to include mental illnesses, treatments, assessment, historical aspects, neurology, protection, and advocacy.

  
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    ARP 609 - Seminar in Rehabilitation: Policy Developments in Cognitive Disabilities


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in rehabilitation counseling or Cognitive Disabilities certificate program.

    Working with persons with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, brain injuries, and learning disabilities. Impact of these factors and how to work effectively as clinicians, administrators, and policy makers.

  
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    ARP 610 - Educational Leadership


    Units: 3

    Concepts and techniques of leadership, analysis of the factors and practice of individual and group leadership as applied to educational and related environments.

  
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    ARP 611 - Program Development and Evaluation in Postsecondary Education


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Process of program development, change, improvement and evaluation for postsecondary education. Covers instructional programs, curriculum development, and student services programming. Includes designing instructional strategies to meet student learning needs.

  
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    ARP 615 - Seminar in Multicultural Dimensions in Rehabilitation Counseling


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in rehabilitation counseling.

    Issues, insights, and techniques for improving effectiveness in working with culturally diverse individuals with disabilities and their families. Focuses on insuring culturally appropriate and relevant rehabilitation services including full community integration.

  
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    ARP 620 - Student Affairs and Student Success


    Units: 3

    Historical roots, diversity of institutions and students; philosophical foundations of the field and student success, guiding values, key legal principles and theoretical bases; functional areas within student affairs, their evolution, purpose, professional associations, standards, and current issues.

  
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    ARP 621 - Theoretical Foundations of Student Affairs and Student Success


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Major theoretical foundations of student affairs, including student personnel point of view, student development, and student learning imperative.

  
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    ARP 622 - Intra and Interpersonal Communication for Student Success


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Four major domains of communication and leadership: interpersonal, intrapersonal, small group, and organizational dynamics. Addresses assessment of techniques and intervention strategies for each domain.

  
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    ARP 623 - Seminar in Critical Leadership Issues in Student Affairs


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Current topics and issues critical to effective leadership in student affairs, academic mission of postsecondary education and creating a supportive learning environment for students.

  
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    ARP 624 - Advising and Coaching for Student Success


    Units: 3

    Developmental relationships in postsecondary education. Major advising and coaching theories. Applications, competencies, and practices to support student success.

  
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    ARP 631 - Seminar in Teaching in Postsecondary Education


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Teaching process in postsecondary education addressing syllabus construction, lesson planning, using technology in teaching, and infusing multicultural education into courses. Assessing student learning through authentic evaluation techniques.

  
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    ARP 645A - Assessment in Rehabilitation


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in rehabilitation counseling.

    Rehabilitation assessment, labor market information, and career planning implications. Current assessment approaches, counseling, and career theories related to individuals with disabilities.

  
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    ARP 645B - Assessment in Rehabilitation


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in rehabilitation counseling.

    Rehabilitation assessment, labor market information, and career planning implications. Current assessment approaches, counseling, and career theories related to individuals with disabilities.

  
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    ARP 648 - Group Dynamics in Rehabilitation


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in rehabilitation counseling.

    Theory, dynamics, process and leadership function as applied to group work in rehabilitation. Development and application of group leadership skills/techniques for adjustment, support, skill training, self-directed groups, organizational problem solving and team-building groups in rehabilitation.

  
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    ARP 660 - Theory and Process of Counseling in Rehabilitation


    Units: 3

    Counseling theories, approaches to and techniques for counseling, and research concerning counseling effectiveness.

  
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    ARP 680 - Seminar in Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education


    Units: 2-6

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Study of administration, rehabilitation, or postsecondary education in a specialized field, such as a postsecondary institution, and subject fields, or designated services. Field experience when appropriate. May be repeated with new content. Maximum Credits: six units applicable to a master’s degree.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content.

  
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    ARP 684 - Rehabilitation Foundations


    Units: 3

    Background and legislation related to vocational rehabilitation, consumer services, role and function of rehabilitation counselor as a professional. Orientation to community rehabilitation agencies.

  
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    ARP 685A - Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Open to rehabilitation graduate students and practitioners.

    Interface of the individual and the environment covering disabilities from the perspective of each disability viewed in terms of functional capacities and rehabilitative services needed.

  
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    ARP 685B - Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Open to rehabilitation graduate students and practitioners.

    Interface of the individual and the environment covering disabilities from the perspective of each disability viewed in terms of functional capacities and rehabilitative services needed.

  
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    ARP 687 - Job Development for Individuals with Disabilities


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the graduate program in rehabilitation counseling.

    Determination of employment and community integration needs of individuals with disabilities. Theories and techniques are presented through case study methods. Strategies focus on continuous surveys and readings focus on employment needs and opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

  
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    ARP 696 - Advanced Topics in Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education


    Units: 1-3

    Prerequisite(s): Twelve units in Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education.

    Intensive study in specific areas of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education. May be repeated with new content.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content. Credit for 596 and 696 applicable to a master’s degree with approval of the graduate adviser.

  
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    ARP 708 - Human Development and Disability


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Developmental theories with implications of living with a disability. Ecological approach to human growth and development across the lifespan. Psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of individual and family response to disability and chronic illness throughout the lifespan.

  
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    ARP 710A - Seminar in Rehabilitation


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least 24 units leading to Master of Science in rehabilitation counseling or enrollment in Rehabilitation Administration Certificate.

    Selected topics with emphasis in research in rehabilitation counseling and/or administration.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content.

  
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    ARP 710B - Seminar in Rehabilitation


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least 24 units leading to Master of Science in rehabilitation counseling or enrollment in Rehabilitation Administration Certificate.

    Selected topics with emphasis in research in rehabilitation counseling and/or administration.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content.

  
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    ARP 730 - Seminar in Adult Learning


    Units: 3

    Patterns and implications of life-long learning. Emphasizes adult learning principles and styles, effects of adult development changes on learning, and teaching techniques in adult education programs.

  
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    ARP 740 - Advanced Seminar in Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Study of a selected area in administration, rehabilitation or postsecondary education, such as educational law, finance, supervision, personnel procedures, etc. May be repeated with new content. Maximum Credits: nine units applicable to a master’s degree.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content.

  
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    ARP 743 - Fieldwork in Rehabilitation


    Units: 3-6

    Grading Method: Cr/NC

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in rehabilitation counseling.

    Orientation to the rehabilitation process including organizational goals, operating strategies, responsibilities and ethics, employee role expectations in partnership with consumers and service providers. Maximum Credits: six units applicable to a Master of Science degree in rehabilitation counseling.

  
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    ARP 744 - Practicum in Rehabilitation


    Units: 3-12

    Grading Method: Cr/NC

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in rehabilitation counseling.

    Clinical supervision within rehabilitation systems as it relates to outreach and referral, career development, counseling, and caseload management. Maximum Credits: 12 units applicable to a Master of Science degree in rehabilitation counseling.

  
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    ARP 745 - Internship in Rehabilitation


    Units: 3-9

    Grading Method: Cr/NC

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least 24 units leading to Master of Science in rehabilitation counseling.

    Supervised internship in rehabilitation setting which involves application of rehabilitation counseling experiences. Maximum Credits: nine units applicable to a Master of Science degree in rehabilitation counseling or enrollment in the Rehabilitation Administration Certificate.

  
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    ARP 747 - Equity-Minded Approaches for Student Success


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Current theory and practice in meeting needs of diverse learners. Leadership and administration of educational organizations as political, complex systems requiring consensus-building dynamics in a multicultural society.

  
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    ARP 755 - Governance and Policy Development in Postsecondary and Disability Systems


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Development and examination of relevant policy and impact of politics in governance and administration in postsecondary and disability-related systems; control functions of federal, state, and local agencies; influence of lay citizens and special interest groups; roles of judiciary, employee organizations and students.

  
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    ARP 760 - Internship in Postsecondary Educational Leadership


    Units: 1-6

    Grading Method: Cr/NC/RP

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

    Internship for prospective educational leaders. Released time may be required. May be repeated with new content. Maximum Credits: six units applicable to a master’s degree.

    Note: See Class Schedule for specific content.

  
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    ARP 798 - Special Study


    Units: 1-6

    Grading Method: Cr/NC/RP

    Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor; to be arranged with department chair and instructor.

    May involve fieldwork. Individual study. Maximum Credits: six units applicable to a master’s degree.

  
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    ARP 801 - Seminar in Community College History and Development


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to educational leadership doctoral program.

    Mission, functions, organization, student characteristics, and problems with community college operations. Future trends in community college operations and need for new leadership and research opportunities.

  
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    ARP 810 - Seminar in Community College Law and Finance


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ARP 801 .

    Legal framework for operating community colleges in California. Community college finance system including state and local contributions to funding.

  
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    ARP 812 - Seminar in Budget and Resource Management in Community Colleges


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ARP 801 .

    Equitably and ethically managing, sustaining, and acquiring human, fiscal, and information resources, as well as assets to fulfill mission of the community college and postsecondary education institutions. Financial strategies and human resource systems and conflict resolution.

  
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    ARP 813 - Strategic Planning in Community Colleges


    Units: 3

    Prerequisite(s): ARP 801 .

    Knowledge-based strategic planning to maximize student success in community colleges and postsecondary educational institutions. Board-administrator relationship development and use of data-driven evidence for decision-making.

 

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