Courses

Transitional Studies

TRST 1322, Academic Reading/Writing 1.5

ADVISE: ESLN 3500

A beginning course designed to develop reading and writing skills. Credits earned can be used towards CCSF High School Diploma.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 1324, Academic Writing 1

Beginning course in writing with emphasis on sentence mechanics and paragraph development. Credits earned can be used towards CCSF High School Diploma.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 2322, Academic Reading/Writing 2.5

ADVISE: ESLN 3780 or TRST 1322

An intermediate course designed to develop reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Credits earned can be used towards City College of San Francisco English requirements towards the CCSF High School Diploma.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 2323, Media Literacy

Students will learn the basic tools needed to decipher media messages and their impact on personal decision-making and society.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 2421, Math Skills Development 2

A fundamental math course focusing on decimals, fractions, ratios, proportions, percentages, and number line theory.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 2422, Math Skills Lab

This is a self-paced lab in basic mathematics, which includes whole numbers, fractions, decimals,and percentages. It is an open entry, open exit course.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 2533, Health Education

ADVISE: ESLN 3580

Introduction to basic health information that addresses the promotion of physical, mental, emotional, and social dimensions of health

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 2731, The Americas in Film

ADVISE: TRST 1322

The study of Latin America and United States society using film. Themes such as conformity, rebellion, racism and feminism will be explored.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3331, Academic Reading and Writing 3

ADVISE: TRST 2322

A high school level academic reading and writing course with an emphasis on reading expository text and writing essays.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3332, Grammar and Writing

PREREQ.: TRST 1324 or CASAS score of 225 or higher

Intermediate course in the writing process with emphasis on sentence mechanics and coherent paragraph development. Credits earned can be used towards CCSF High School Diploma.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3333, Introduction to Public Speaking

ADVISE: ESLN 3700

This course is designed to give students basic skills to deliver speeches that convey clear perspectives and solid reasoning.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3334, Discovering Literature

ADVISE: ESLN 3700; TRST 2322

A beginning course designed to develop critical reading and writing skills, and to introduce significant works of literature, studying recurrent patterns and themes.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3335, Exploring Literature

ADVISE: TRST 3334

An intermediate course designed to continue development of critical reading and writing skills using significant works of literature to study recurrent patterns and themes.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3346, H.S. Literature and Composition

ADVISE: TRST 3335

Advanced course designed to develop student awareness of their own ideological framework and writing style, and strengthen their writing, editing, and critical thinking skills in response to multicultural literature in preparation for college English courses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3347, Contemporary American Writers

ADVISE: TRST 3335

A high school English course in which students interpret, analyze, and respond to contemporary American fiction and nonfiction texts.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3348, Academic Writing 2

ADVISE: TRST 3332

Advanced writing course with emphasis on essay writing

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3421, High School Algebra 1A

ADVISE: TRST 2421

A first course in High School Algebra. Operations on integers and rational numbers; properties of rational numbers; exponents; expressions, inequalities, polynomials, factoring, and word problems.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3422, Algebra 1B

ADVISE: TRST 3421

A second course in high school algebra: radical expressions and rational exponents; introduction to graphing; solving linear equations, linear inequalities, systems of two linear equations, and quadratic equations; and related applications.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3423, High School Geometry 1A

ADVISE: TRST 3421

A first course in high school geometry: point, lines, and planes; classification of angles; triangles and the Pythagorean theorem; classifications of polygons; surface areas and volume of several shapes.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3424, Geometry 1B

Advise: TRST 3423 or placement into TRST 3424

A second course in geometry: Aside from learning the skills and concepts of angles, triangles, polygons, polyhedra and spheres, students will develop their ability to construct formal, logical arguments and proofs in geometric settings and problems.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3531, High School United States History 1

ADVISE: TRST 2322

A high school history survey course of the eras between the discovery and exploration of the Americas to the Antebellum Era of the United States. Fulfills Social Science Core high school credits.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Fulfills Social Science Core high school credits.

TRST 3532, United States History 2

ADVISE: TRST 2322

A high school history survey of the eras between the Civil War and the Eve of the Great Depression. Fulfills Social Science core high school credits.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3533, Civics

ADVISE: Placement into TRST 3533

This course examines the value of the U.S. Constitution as a means to provide laws, rights, and protections for citizens of the United States. Evaluation and review of the key elements of representative form of democracy, including the idea that authority to govern resides with the people.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3534, Economics

ADVISE: Placement into TRST 3534

This course examines the ways economics affects individuals and groups in the private and public sector, and basic economic principles and their applications in the free enterprise system.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3535, Modern World History

ADVISE: Placement in TRST 3535

This course considers the most fundamental cultural, social, political, and economic trends of the Modern World History Era (MWH 1750-1920), including the Global Market Expansion, the Industrial Revolution, Imperialism, and WWI.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3536, Social Justice

ADVISE: TRST 1322 or placement into TRST 2322

Focusing primarily on the United States, students will examine issues of social, economic and environmental justice in order to develop an understanding of patterns of injustice and methods for obtaining justice.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3537, H.S. United States History 3

ADVISE: TRST 2322

A high school history survey of the eras between the Great Depression and the present.
Fulfills Social Science Core high school credits. Complies with Historical Thinking
Standards from National Center for History and Common Core State Standards.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3631, High School Physical Science

ADVISE: TRST 2422

This high school course is a general introduction to physical science and scientific methodology. It covers the basics of physics, chemistry, and astronomy to prepare students for future science classes. Basic math will be used to illustrate some of the basic scientific principles.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Fulfills CCSF high school diploma science requirements

TRST 3642, Biology

ADVISE: TRST 2322

A general introduction to cell structure and functions, the cell cycle, and principles of molecular and organism genetics

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3643, High School Ecology

An introductory course in ecological concepts, including: structure and function of the biosphere, biomes, biotic and abiotic factors in an ecosystem, biochemical and nutrient cycles, interaction among species, changes in populations, and current conservation in society.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3644, Physics

ADVISE: TRST 3422

An introductory course in physics. Content is taught at a conceptual level using basic math such as ratios, square roots, scientific notation, graph interpretation, slope, and simple scalar and vector algebra. Topics include forces, motion, energy, momentum, work, power, simple machines, waves, electricity, and magnetism.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3721, Visual Arts

Students learn techniques, elements of art, principles of design and the historical and cultural contexts of visual art by viewing reproductions of works and producing original works of their own.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3732, Comparative Religion

This courses focuses on the historical development and core beliefs of five of the world's religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 3733, Art and Literature

ADVISE: TRST 1322

A course designed to develop student awareness of the ways in which literature and visual art address similar themes, and to strengthen writing and editing skills, as well as visual art techniques.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 4600, Vocational Foundation Skills--Reading and Writing

Competency-based course designed to support student academic success in career, technical and vocational programs. Students learn and use workplace essential skills in reading and writing.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 4606, Vocational Foundation Skills - Mathematics I

Preliminary short-term competency-based course designed to support student academic success in career, technical and vocational programs. Students learn and use vocational foundation skills in mathematics.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Short version of TRST 4604

TRST 4640, Vocational Foundation Skills-Reading, Writing and Study Skills

Competency-based course designed to support student academic success in career and technical programs. Focus is on the vocational foundation skills of reading, writing and studying necessary for career and academic success. May be offered bilingually in Spanish and/or in other languages.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 5036, English 1

ADVISE: TRST 2322

An advanced course designed to develop reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Credits earned can be used towards the City College of San Francisco High School Diploma.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 5038, Introduction to Academic Success

ADVISE: TRST 2322

This is a high school level preparatory course with an emphasis on reading and writing expository texts with the goal of establishing academic skills necessary for career and college success.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 5042, High School Equivalency Prep: Mathematics

Prepares students for the GED Mathematical Reasoning test, TASC or HiSET Math test, and/or credit math courses. Whole group, individual and/or small group instruction.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly TRST 040B

TRST 5052, High School Lab: Contemporary World

Covers the major turning points that shaped the modern world from post-World War II to today. It is a self-paced lab allowing students to earn credits that may be applied to the CCSF High School Social Science requirements.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly TRST 037B

TRST 5053, High School Learning Lab: Humanities

ADVISE: TRST 1322 or placement in TRST 2322

A self-paced course designed for students to develop reading and critical thinking skills. Credits earned may be applied toward meeting the CCSF High School Diploma requirements in Area C: Humanities.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 5054, High School Learning Lab: English

ADVISE: TRST 2322 or placement into TRST 3331

A self-paced course designed for students to develop academic reading and writing skills. Credits earned may be applied toward meeting the CCSF High School Diploma requirements in Area D: English.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
TRST 5055, High School Learning Lab: Mathematics

ADVISE: TRST 2421 or TRST 2422 or placement into TRST 3421 or 3423

A self-paced course designed for students to develop Adult Secondary Education academic skills in mathematics. Credits earned may be applied toward meeting the CCSF High School Diploma requirements in Area E: Mathematics.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit