College Courses Offered during Fall Seminars: Hist. 112 – Hist. of the Chicano in the U.S. (M/W) & Comm. Studies 100 – Public Speaking (T/Th)
Who: Juniors and Seniors
What: College courses at Da Vinci, through El Camino College. Courses meet transfer requirements for all Cal State and U.C. campuses, as well as most private colleges and universities.
Why: Get a start on your college credits! It looks great on your college applications.
Cost: Free! The state of California and Da Vinci Schools pick up the costs, including text book fees. Donations to help cover the cost of the textbooks from families that are able too are appreciated.
Where: Classes will be held on the Da Vinci campus at 201 N. Douglas Street.
Interested students need to attend a mandatory meeting on Thursday, May 30 from 12noon – 1:00pm at DVC room 3301 (Journalism room). We will discuss next steps on how to register for the class. To be eligible to take a dual enrollment class the students need to pass all their academic classes, have no credit recovery for a-g classes, and be a rising senior or junior.
Hist. 112 – Hist. of the Chicano in the U.S.
● Mondays and Wednesday 3:00pm-4:25pm
This course surveys United States history from the Chicano perspective and covers historical periods from the initial contact between European and indigenous North American societies through colonial, early national, and contemporary American historical periods. Emphasis is placed on this group’s contributions to the development of the United States. Factors that have shaped the formation of Mexican American society within the context of United States history will also be analyzed.
Comm. Studies 100 – Public Speaking
● Tuesday and Thursday 3:00pm-4:25pm
In this course, students will compose, present, and evaluate original speeches. Emphasis is placed on audience analysis, topic selection, research, evidence, organization, delivery, and critical analysis of persuasive communication. Students are required to attend out-of class speaking events.