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Dual Enrollment

Partnership between Campbell Union High School District and West Valley College for a Dual Enrollment Program:

  • Students earn both high school and college credit. 
  • Every 3-unit West Valley course gives 10 units of high school credit.
  • Courses and units earned transfer to both West Valley College as well as other colleges and universities.
  • Get a head start on college while earning high school credits.
  • Makeup credits needed for high school graduation.
  • Courses are part of a major, college general education, and/or electives.
  • Courses and textbooks are free to students.
  • Course offerings change each term.
  • Fall 2019 courses begin on August 26 or 27 and end on December 9 or 10.
  • See your counselor for an application.  Seats can fill up quickly.

Course offerings at Branham for fall 2019:

 

ASLA 60A: American Sign Language I; TTh, 2:45 – 5:15

This course is designed for the development of and practice in elementary American Sign Language (ASL). It offers preparation for acquiring a visual gestural language; finger spelling; vocabulary; modeling and use of basic grammatical structure. It has a focus on beginning communication skills with emphasis on comprehension. Basic cultural aspects of deafness; historical and linguistic elements of sign language are covered also. The course is taught solely in American Sign Language.

 

Math 4A: Intermediate (Multivariable and Vector) Calculus; MW, 2:45 – 5:15

Prerequisite: MATH 003B (Calculus II)

This course covers vector-valued functions, calculus of functions of more than one variable, partial derivatives, differentials, gradients, Lagrange Multipliers, multiple integration, line integrals, surface integrals, Green’s Theorem, Stokes’ Theorem, and the Divergence theorem.

 

CHST 63*: Child, Family, and Community; W, 1:30 – 4:40

This course examines the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school, and community and emphasizes historical and socio-cultural facts. The processes of socialization and identity development are highlighted, showing the importance of respectful reciprocal relationships that support and empower families

 

For Spring 2020, we anticipate offering courses in Kinesiology/Sports Medicine, CHST 2, Business Law as well as 1-2 others depending on interest

 

*Note for students who take Child Studies 2 and 63:  When a student turns 18, that student qualifies to work as an assistant in an early childhood program and fulfill educational requirements for Title 22 community care licensing.