DSPS 106     English Skills Development     3 Units

This course is designed for students with learning limitations who need support in developing reading and writing strategies and foundational skills. Students will study, practice, and demonstrate aspects of English such as sentence construction, paragraph development, reading comprehension, and summarizing. Curriculum materials will be appropriate to students' needs and will be used to achieve course objectives. Students must be enrolled through Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program.


Lecture Hours: 1  Lab Hours: 6  Repeatable: No  Grading: K

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program, and meet with a SAS counselor.

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NAA

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 107     English Skills Mastery     2 Units

This course is designed for students with learning limitations who need support in reading and writing strategies, skill development, and application. Students will study, practice, and demonstrate aspects of English such as pre-writing skills for major writing assignments, essay construction, thesis development, understanding of complex sentences, summarizing, and reading response. Curriculum materials will be appropriate to students' needs and will be used to achieve course objectives. Students must be enrolled through the Student Accessibility Services program.


Lecture Hours: None  Lab Hours: 6  Repeatable: No  Grading: K

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program and meet with a SAS counselor.

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NAA

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 108     Mathematical Skills Development     3 Units

This course is designed for students with learning limitations who need support in developing mathematical skills. Students will study, practice, and demonstrate math skills such as operations, integers, fractions, decimals, percentages, graphing, and equations. Curriculum materials will be appropriate to students' needs and will be used to achieve course objectives. Students must be enrolled through Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program.


Lecture Hours: 1  Lab Hours: 6  Repeatable: No  Grading: K

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program and meet with a SAS counselor.

Advisory Level: Read: None Write: None Math: None

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NAA

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 109     Mathematical Skills Mastery     2 Units

This course is designed for students with learning limitations who need support in developing mathematical skills. Students will study, practice, and demonstrate math skills such as algebraic expressions, inequalities, roots, factoring, and simplification of more complex equations. Curriculum materials will be appropriate to students' needs and will be used to achieve course objectives. Students must be enrolled through Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program.


Lecture Hours: None  Lab Hours: 6  Repeatable: No  Grading: K

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program and meet with a SAS counselor.

Advisory Level: Read: None Write: None Math: None

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NAA

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 121     College and Life Success     2 Units

This course is designed for students with learning limitations who need support in developing an understanding of college life. Students will explore campus systems and services, and mentally prepare for college. Curriculum materials will be appropriate to students' needs and will be used to achieve course objectives. Students must be enrolled through the Students Accessibility Services. This course is similar to GUIDE-130, and it is advised that students only take one of these courses.


Lecture Hours: 1  Lab Hours: 3  Repeatable: No  Grading: K

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program, and meet with a SAS counselor.

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NAA

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 502     Reading Skills for Everyday Life     0 Units

This course is designed for students with learning limitations who require support in developing skills and strategies necessary for everyday reading needs. Students will study, practice, and demonstrate reading skills such as decoding, sight word vocabulary, reading rate, and comprehension. Curriculum materials will be appropriate to students' needs and will be used to achieve course objectives. Students must be enrolled through the Student Accessibility Services program.


Lecture Hours: 1.5  Lab Hours: 1.5  Repeatable: Yes  Grading: N

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program and meet with a SAS counselor.

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NC

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 504     Writing Skills for Everyday Life     0 Units

This course is designed for students with learning limitations who need support in developing writing strategies and writing skills necessary for everyday life. Students will study, practice, and demonstrate writing skills such as understanding parts of a sentence, formulating complete sentences, developing understanding and application of pre-writing skills. Curriculum materials will be appropriate to students' needs and will be used to achieve course objectives. Students must be enrolled through the Student Accessibility Services program.


Lecture Hours: 1.5  Lab Hours: 1.5  Repeatable: Yes  Grading: N

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program and meet with a SAS counselor.

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NC

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 508     Math Skills for Everyday Life     0 Units

This course is designed for students with learning limitations who need support in developing math strategies and math skills necessary for everyday life. Students will study, practice, and demonstrate math skills such as operations, decimals, place value, and word problem application. Curriculum materials will be appropriate to students' needs and will be used to achieve course objectives. Students must be enrolled through the Student Accessibility Services program.


Lecture Hours: 1.5  Lab Hours: 1.5  Repeatable: Yes  Grading: N

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program and meet with a SAS counselor.

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NC

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 515     Computer Assisted Instruction     0 Units

Students with various disabilities will learn basic introductory computer skills. Students will use adaptive hardware and software technology depending on their functional limitations and abilities. This is a self-paced beginners course.


Lecture Hours: 1.5  Lab Hours: 1.5  Repeatable: Yes  Grading: N

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program, and meet with a SAS counselor.

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NC

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 519     Orientation to College for Students With Limitations     0 Units

Students will acquire information on the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program, SJCC college facilities, policies, programs, course offerings, and services including accommodations per their medical documented needs, technological assistive devices and software, and academic adjustments. Students will also be introduced to an overview of general education requirements, vocational and transfer majors, degrees, registration process and educational planning.


Lecture Hours: None  Lab Hours: 3  Repeatable: Yes  Grading: N

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program, and meet with a SAS counselor.

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NC

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 520     Self-Development & Career Exploration     0 Units

This course is designed for students with learning limitations who need support in developing skills pertaining to employment preparation and retention. Curriculum materials will be appropriate to students' needs and will be used to achieve course objectives. Students must be enrolled through the Student Accessibility Services program.


Lecture Hours: None  Lab Hours: 1.5  Repeatable: Yes  Grading: N

Prerequisite: Students must enroll in this course through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) program and meet with a SAS counselor.

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NC

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 550     Adaptive Technology and Microsoft Office     0 Units

Students with various disabilities will receive training on specialized adaptive hardware and software while learning introductory Microsoft Office (MS) and word processing skills. Students will use adaptive hardware and software technology depending on their functional limitations and abilities.


Lecture Hours: 1.5  Lab Hours: 1.5  Repeatable: Yes  Grading: N

Prerequisite: Tade DSPS with a P

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NC

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None

DSPS 551     Computerized Job Readiness Skills     0 Units

Students with various learning limitations will focus on developing computer skills related to job readiness and resume development. Students will be introduced to specialized adaptive hardware and software technology to create basic resumes, cover letters, and be able to use the internet for basic job readiness tasks.


Lecture Hours: 1.5  Lab Hours: 1.5  Repeatable: Yes  Grading: N

Transfer Status: None     Degree Applicable: NC

CSU GE: None   IGETC: None   District GE: None