Oct 06, 2022  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Chemistry

  
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    CHEM& 241 Organic Chemistry I


    Credits: 4
    First course for students planning to take three quarters of organic chemistry with two labs. Structure, nomenclature, reactions, and synthesis of the main types of organic compounds. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: CHEM 173 /CHEM 183  and ENGL& 101  with minimum grades of 2.0; or Instructor Permission.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
  
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    CHEM& 242 Organic Chemistry II


    Credits: 4
    Second course for students taking three quarters of organic chemistry with lab. Further discussion of physical & chemical properties of organic molecules, especially aromatic and carbonyl compounds. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: CHEM& 241 /CHEM 271  with minimum grades of 2.0 or Instructor permission.
    When Typically Offered: Winter, Spring
  
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    CHEM& 243 Organic Chemistry III


    Credits: 4
    Third course for students planning to take three quarters of organic chemistry. Polyfunctional compounds and natural products, lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: CHEM& 242 /CHEM 272  with a minimum grade of 2.0 or Instructor permission.
    When Typically Offered: Spring

Child Advocacy Studies

  
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    CAST 102 Child Maltreatment and Advocacy


    Credits: 5
    This introductory course for Child Advocacy Studies covers the history, perspectives, legal framework and responses to child maltreatment. It is approached from a variety of diverse professional perspectives. The course is designed for students interested in gaining knowledge of child maltreatment. Dual listed as SOC 102 . Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
  
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    CAST 202 Professional and Systemic Responses


    Credits: 5
    This course focuses on the responses of professionals and the system to allegations of child maltreatment. Designed for students entering fields in which knowledge of child maltreatment investigation and advocacy are necessary. Dual listed as SOC 202 . Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    CAST 285 Gender, Violence and Social Change


    Credits: 5
    Study of gendered violence, its history, current research and contemporary issues. Social, psychological, legal and political implications of abuse are considered. Areas of study include child abuse, rape, domestic violence and sexual harassment. Dual listed with GWS 285 . Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Recommended: ENGL& 101 .
    When Typically Offered: Spring

Chinese

  
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    CHIN 297 Individual Project In Chinese


    Credits: 1
    Individual project in a specific area of Chinese. Student option grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
  
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    CHIN 298 Individual Project In Chinese


    Credits: 2
    Individual project in a specific area of Chinese. Student option grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
    When Typically Offered: Summer
  
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    CHIN 299 Individual Project In Chinese


    Credits: 3
    Individual project in a specific area of Chinese. Student option grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
    When Typically Offered: Spring
  
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    CHIN& 121 Chinese I


    Credits: 5
    Introduction to Mandarin Chinese. Pronunciation and grammar taught in communicative approach. Listening, speaking, reading and writing Chinese. Simplified Chinese characters and Pinyin are introduced. Topics: self-introduction, greetings, directions and daily routines. No previous knowledge of the language required. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
  
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    CHIN& 122 Chinese II


    Credits: 5
    A continuation of CHIN& 121  with more vocabulary, more complicated sentence structure. Topics: shopping, directions, activities, hobbies, likes and dislikes. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: CHIN& 121  or equivalent with instructor permission.
    When Typically Offered: Winter, Spring
  
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    CHIN& 123 Chinese III


    Credits: 5
    Continuation of CHIN& 122  with more vocabulary, more complicated sentence structures, continued work on Chinese characters. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: CHIN& 122  or equivalent with instructor permission.
    When Typically Offered: Spring

Cinema

  
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    CINEM 201 Introduction to Cinema History


    Credits: 5
    This survey course examines cinema history from pre-motion picture influences to modern day advances. Covers the historical, cultural and artistic impact of film and filmmaking. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Placement in ENGL& 101  or instructor’s permission.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CINEM 201W Introduction to Cinema History


    Credits: 5
    This survey course examines cinema history from pre-motion picture influences to modern day advances. Covers the historical, cultural and artistic impact of film and filmmaking. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Placement in ENGL& 101  or instructor’s permission.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CINEM 202 The Language of Cinema


    Credits: 5
    Introductory course in cinema theory and analysis with a focus on the techniques and elements of cinematic language; including narrative structure, mise-en-scene, cinematography, lighting, editing, sound and production design. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Placement in ENGL& 101  or instructor’s permission.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CINEM 295 Special Topics In Cinema


    Credits: 5
    Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in cinema. Previously CINEM 285. Student option grading.
  
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    CINEM 297 Individual Project In Cinema


    Credits: 1
    Individual project in a specific area of cinema. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
  
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    CINEM 298 Individual Project In Cinema


    Credits: 2
    Individual project in a specific area of cinema. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
  
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    CINEM 299 Individual Project In Cinema


    Credits: 3
    Individual project in a specific area of cinema. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Clean Energy Technology

  
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    NRG 101 Introduction to Renewable Energy


    Credits: 5
    Survey course on Renewable Energy Systems. This course fulfills the need for a basic understanding of electricity, conservation, and entropy. It includes measuring energy, OHM’s Law, and renewable fuel. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
  
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    NRG 102 Calculations for Energy Technologies


    Credits: 4
    Applied mathematics and physics concepts used in building energy technologies. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Completion of BUS 102  OR MATH 070  OR placement into MATH 098  OR Instructor Permission.
    When Typically Offered: Fall
  
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    NRG 103 Introduction to Battery Technology


    Credits: 5
    This is an introductory course covering battery fundamentals, theory, and applications. Students will develop a fundamental understanding of basic electrical (voltage, amperes, ohms, DC-AC, and wave-forms). They will develop knowledge of high voltage safety and precautions, and applications of batteries in automotive and clean energy. Dual listed as AUTOT 103 . Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Winter, Spring
  
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    NRG 104 Buildings in Context


    Credits: 5
    Students develop and articulate a personal sustainable design philosophy that informs their contribution to an integrated design process which creates buildings that are sustainable solutions in their social, cultural, public policy, ecological and aesthetic contexts. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: NRG 101  or NRG 102  or NRG 110  and ENGL& 101  or BTWRT 215  with a grade of 2.0 or better, or instructor permission.
    When Typically Offered: Spring
  
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    NRG 105 Electricity & Jobsite Safety


    Credits: 3
    This is a foundation course for Energy System Designers. It includes Jobsite Safety, Electrical Awareness, and Basics of Electricity. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
  
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    NRG 110 Introduction Energy/Sustainability In Built Environment


    Credits: 5
    Overview of energy issues from multiple perspectives, including resource & species depletion, climate impacts and public energy policy decisions, processes, & strategies. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    NRG 115 Introduction to Renewable Resources


    Credits: 5
    Introduction to design and application of renewable technology including solar, wind, hydro and biomass. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    NRG 120 Solar Electric Design and Applications


    Credits: 5
    Explore the use of sunlight to produce electricity. Practical &economical design of photovoltaic power systems, site analysis, system sizing, equip. specs & component selection, code requirements, economics of PV systems, and energy efficiency and conservation impacts on system design will be covered. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
  
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    NRG 122 Energy Audit 2: Commercial


    Credits: 4
    Energy audits for large commercial buildings. Mandatory P/NC grading.
    Prerequisite Required: NRG 161 .
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    NRG 123 PV Performance Analysis


    Credits: 3
    Deals with system performance & commissioning including preinspection checkout, startup, troubleshooting, verification, and monitoring. Focus is on a safe and properly installed system with overview of advanced metering tools. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: NRG 120 .
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    NRG 130 Solar Thermal Space/Hot Water Design & Install


    Credits: 5
    Learn theory, setting, design, procurement & techniques required to install & maintain a solar hot water system. Examine passive/active, unglazed/glazed, & evacuated tube technologies, optimal designs, alternative space heating, building codes, utility conservation programs, and site & federal incentives. Mandatory decimal grading.
  
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    NRG 160 LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation


    Credits: 4
    Prepare students to pass the LEED GA examination. Mandatory P/NC grading.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    NRG 161 Energy Audit 1: Residential


    Credits: 4
    Energy audits for residential and small commercial buildings. Mandatory P/NC grading.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    NRG 162 Large Building Assessment: Building Technology


    Credits: 4
    Survey of large building assemblies, systems and energy efficiency technologies that affect building energy performance. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Completion of NRG 102  and NRG 180  or Instructor Permission.
    When Typically Offered: Spring
  
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    NRG 163 Large Building Energy: Methods and Measurements


    Credits: 4
    Methods and measurements used for large building energy audits and assessments. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Completion of NRG 162  or Instructor Permission.
    When Typically Offered: Fall
  
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    NRG 180 Building Systems and Blueprint Reading


    Credits: 5
    Use and interpret technical drawings and specifications depicting building energy technologies. Mac computer not recommended. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Summer
  
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    NRG 181 Virtual Design for Energy Technologies


    Credits: 5
    Course provides foundational technical skills in the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for high performing/renewable energy systems in the built environment. Topics include whole building energy systems modeling for design, analysis, and detailing. The course focuses on Autodesk Revit MEP. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Completion of NRG 180  with a 2.0 or better, or instructor permission.
    When Typically Offered: Fall
  
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    NRG 200 Zero Energy Building Design


    Credits: 5
    Covers principles behind design & building residential/commercial lowrise structures that approach or exceed net zero energy use over lifecycle. Examines historical/contemp. methods for optimal yearround comfort, reduced energy consumption, air quality improvement & environmental impacts. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: NRG 101 .
  
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    NRG 201 Zero Energy Design Practicum


    Credits: 3
    Students will gain hands-on, practical knowledge of the methods and materials explored in NRG design. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: NRG 120 , NRG 130 , and NRG 200  or instructor permission.
    When Typically Offered: Summer
  
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    NRG 202 Career Seminar for Clean Technology


    Credits: 3
    Prepare students for internships and jobs in the Clean Technology industry. Will include networking strategies, cover letters, resume, interviewing skills. Mandatory P/NC grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Successful completion of at least 2 NRG classes.
    When Typically Offered: Summer
  
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    NRG 220 Advanced PV Design


    Credits: 5
    Focus in on PV systems compliance with NEC codes & regulations. Emphasis on component selection, string sizing, inverter/module matching, conductor sizing, overload protection, grounding, mounting systems, battery backup. Accurate 3D drawings. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: NRG 101  and NRG 120  or permission by instructor.
    When Typically Offered: Spring
  
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    NRG 221 PV Technical Sales


    Credits: 3
    This course provides students with the complex skills and knowledge for Photovoltaic (PV) Technical Sales. This course reviews PV equipment, site survey, best rooftop practices, sales skills, customer needs, project tracking, preparing proposal and presentations, and PV and the Electric Vehicle (EV) interaction. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: NRG 120  with a minimum 2.0 prior to taking this course.
    When Typically Offered: Fall
  
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    NRG 223 Battery Based PV System Design


    Credits: 5
    Preparation for the complex design requirements of battery based PV systems. Design, code requirements, maintenance, and safety consideration for both utility interactive (grid-tied) and stand-alone (off-grid) battery based PV systems. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: NRG 105  and NRG 120  with grades of 2.0 or better, or instructor permission.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    NRG 225 Introduction to SketchUp


    Credits: 5
    Introduction to the use of the software for improving and evaluating the design of solar energy projects. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
  
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    NRG 226 Advanced Sketch-Up


    Credits: 5
    This course reviews Basic SketchUp tools and introduces more complicated modeling techniques with SketchUp Pro and LayOut. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: NRG 225  completion with 2.0 grade or better.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    NRG 290 Renewable Energy/ Solar Internship


    Credits: 1- 5
    This course provides students with work experience in the Renewable Energy industry. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Summer
  
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    NRG 292 Special Topics In Zero Energy Technology


    Credits: 2
    Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Zero Energy Technology.
  
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    NRG 297 Individual Project In Zero Energy Technology


    Credits: 1
    Individual project in a specific area of clean energy technology.
  
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    NRG 298 Individual Project In Zero Energy Technology


    Credits: 2
    Individual project in a specific area of clean energy technology.
  
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    NRG 299 Individual Project In Zero Energy Technology


    Credits: 3
    Individual project in a specific area of clean energy technology.

Communication Studies

  
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    CMST 140 The Art of Storytelling


    Credits: 5
    Storytelling, one of our oldest art forms, varies in forms from entertainment to information transfer, healing, and community building. Discover the excitement and empowerment of performing stories from the personal to folktales of a variety of cultures. Plan, organize and perform in a live storytelling program. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 203 Communication for Social Change


    Credits: 5
    Engage in reflection, discussion and thought-provoking activities to experience a wide range of cultural perspectives, to think critically, and to build empathy. Explore the ways that power and privilege shape perceptions of race, class, gender, sexuality, age, etc. Learn communication skills to effect social change. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Successful completion of ENGL 099  required or placement into ENGL& 101 .
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 244 News Writing


    Credits: 1-3
    Explore journalism, with a focus on reporting, news gathering and writing. The course covers links to public relations, advertising and digital journalism as well as ethical and legal concerns. Newspaper production is introduced. The class may be taken again for credit. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 244W News Writing


    Credits: 1-3
    Explore journalism, with a focus on reporting, news gathering and writing. The course covers links to public relations, advertising and digital journalism as well as ethical and legal concerns. Newspaper production is introduced. The class may be taken again for credit. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 245 Student Newspaper


    Credits: 1-3
    Experience hands-on learning in one or more aspects of the college newspaper, including reporting, writing, editing, photography, production or advertising. May be repeated for credit. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 245W Student Newspaper


    Credits: 1-3
    Experience hands-on learning in one or more aspects of the college newspaper, including reporting, writing, editing, photography, production or advertising. May be repeated for credit. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 247 Journalistic Writing


    Credits: 4
    Learn journalistic principles and practices. Write news articles, features, opinions and arts reviews. Explore ethical questions, legal concerns, and journalism’s links to public relations. Photojournalism, design, and online journalism are introduced. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 247W Journalistic Writing


    Credits: 4
    Learn journalistic principles and practices. Write news articles, features, opinions and arts reviews. Explore ethical questions, legal concerns, and journalism’s links to public relations. Photojournalism, design, and online journalism are introduced. Student option grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 285 Critical Intercultural Communication


    Credits: 5
    Explore the complexities of intercultural communication in both U.S. and global contexts through an experiential, skill-building framework. Analyze how we are shaped by culture and positions of power and privilege. Develop and apply intercultural skills to affect social change. Note: CMST 285 and CMST 203  have different content. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Successful completion of EAP 099 , ENGL 099  or placement into ENGL& 101 .
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    CMST 291 Special Topics In Communication Studies


    Credits: 1
    Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in communications.
  
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    CMST 292 Special Topics In Communication Studies


    Credits: 2
    Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in communication studies.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 293 Special Topics In Communication Studies


    Credits: 3
    Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in communication studies.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 294 Special Topics In Communication Studies


    Credits: 4
    Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in communication studies.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST 295 Special Topics In Communication Studies


    Credits: 5
    Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in communication studies.
  
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    CMST 297 Individual Project In Communication Studies


    Credits: 1
    Individual project in a specific area of communications. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
  
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    CMST 298 Individual Project In Communication Studies


    Credits: 2
    Individual project in a specific area of communications. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
  
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    CMST 299 Individual Project In Communication Studies


    Credits: 3
    Individual project in a specific area of communications. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
  
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    CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication


    Credits: 5
    Students learn verbal, nonverbal and listening skills essential to effective living and become competent communicators by applying interpersonal, small group, public speaking, and cross-cultural communication theories to a variety of contexts including the workplace, communities, and families. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Successful completion of EAP 099 /ENGL 099  or higher.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST& 102 Introduction to Mass Media


    Credits: 5
    Explore the history, technologies and processes of mass communication systems including newspapers, magazines, books, radio, sound recordings, television, film and Internet. Recognize the cultural impacts, theories, related ethics and laws of mass communications. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Placement into ENGL& 102 .
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST& 102W Introduction to Mass Media


    Credits: 5
    Explore the history, technologies and processes of mass communication systems including newspapers, magazines, books, radio, sound recordings, television, film and Internet. Recognize the cultural impacts, theories, related ethics and laws of mass communications. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Placement into ENGL& 102 .
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communication


    Credits: 5
    This course is designed to enhance your awareness, knowledge and skills in interpersonal communication in order to assist you in making more thoughtful, ethical choices in life. The focus is on experiences with friends, family, peers, coworkers and significant others. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Successful completion of EAP 099 /ENGL 099  or higher.
    When Typically Offered: Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST& 220 Public Speaking


    Credits: 5
    Build confidence when speaking with others. Learn to influence others by critically listening to and crafting organized, informative and persuasive speeches. Conduct responsible research on topics appropriate for your audience. Use sound reasoning and strong delivery to achieve effective presentation skills. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Successful completion of EAP 099 /ENGL 099  or higher.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST& 220H Public Speaking HC


    Credits: 5
    Build confidence when speaking with others. Learn to influence others by critically listening to and crafting organized, informative and persuasive speeches. Conduct responsible research on topics appropriate for your audience. Use sound reasoning and strong delivery to achieve effective presentation skills. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Successful completion of EAP 099 /ENGL 099  or higher.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CMST& 230 Small Group Communication


    Credits: 5
    Using real-world situations, explore how roles, leadership, and other factors affect group communication and problem-solving. Examine how the rules of interaction affect group communication and individual experience. Develop skills to effectively communicate in groups. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Successful completion of EAP 099 /ENGL 099  or higher.
    When Typically Offered: Fall

Computer Science

  
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    CS 090 Independent Study Computer Science


    Credits: 3
    Variable Credit: Yes.
    Students study computer science topics individually or in small groups using the Computer Science and Engineering Learning Center. This course is an opportunity for tutorial instruction, exploration of available campus resources, and college success topics. No appointments are necessary. Mandatory P/NC grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Concurrent enrollment in CS or CS& course.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CS 121 Introduction to Programming


    Credits: 5
    This course provides an introduction to computer programming. Students explore foundational programming constructs such as variables, functions, decisions, loops, and lists as well as foundational concepts such as problem solving, testing, and debugging. This course is intended for students with little to no prior programming experience. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Placement into ENGL& 101 , and MATH 099  with grade of 2.0 or better.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CS 143 Computer Science II - Java Data Structures


    Credits: 5
    This course is a continuation of Computer Science fundamentals. Students explore a deeper look at object-oriented programming. Data abstraction and implementation topics include abstract data types, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, predefined collection classes, recursion, complexity, searching, and sorting. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Completion of CS& 141  with a grade of 2.0 or better.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CS 211 Computing & Society


    Credits: 5
    This course explores issues related to the development, usage, and impact of computing technology on society. Topics vary each quarter but may include coverage of areas such as intellectual property, artificial intelligence, privacy of data, liability, ethics, social justice, diversity, and the global digital divide. Student option grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Placement into ENGL& 101 .
  
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    CS& 141 Computer Science I - Java


    Credits: 5
    This course will explore common computational problem-solving techniques. Students explore fundamental programming abilities and concepts including procedural programming (methods, parameters, return, values), control structures (sequence, if/else, for loop, while loop), file processing, arrays, and an introduction to objects. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: ENGL& 101  (may be taken concurrently) and MATH& 141  or MATH 111  with grades of 2.0 or better. CS 121  or ENGR 202  with a grade of 2.0 or better.
    When Typically Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Criminal Justice

  
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    CJ 120 Administration of Justice


    Credits: 5
    A study of the structure and processes of the federal and state courts in American, their organization and jurisdiction and the impact of the Constitution. We will examine the roles of judges, attorneys, and law enforcement when citizens are charged with crimes. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
  
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    CJ 130 Information Gathering


    Credits: 5
    Students will examine the procedure of interviewing, note taking and recording the scene as well as conducting preliminary investigation and the documentation of this information. The fundamentals of police record systems will also be studied. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall
  
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    CJ 135 Current Issues in Crime and Society


    Credits: 5
    Explore criminal justice through the lens of social service and community advocacy. Focus on current issues facing individuals and families, with emphasis on understanding how to advocate for vulnerable populations. Dual listed as SOC 135 . Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    CJ 136 Crisis Intervention and Conflict Resolution


    Credits: 5
    This course presents the social and psychological factors found in crisis situations. Students will develop strategies for professional assessment, intervention, and follow-up in these situations. Dual listed as SOC 136 . Mandatory Decimal Grading.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    CJ 137 Theories of Professionalism in Criminal Justice


    Credits: 5
    Focuses on the social, political, and economic theories and concepts of professionalism in criminal justice and other related careers. Designed for students entering law enforcement, social work, and mental health-related fields. Dual listed as SOC 137 . Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Spring
  
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    CJ 238 Criminal Evidence and Constitutional Law


    Credits: 5
    Examines the role played by the U.S. and Washington State Constitutions in the application of criminal law and procedures. Students will analyze U.S. Supreme Court decisions and their effect on the admissibility of evidence. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Spring
  
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    CJ 241 Principles of Investigation I


    Credits: 5
    An in-depth study of the fundamentals, functions and elements of criminal investigations including preliminary & follow-up investigations leading to successful prosecutions. Challenges faced in investigations will be discussed. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: CJ& 101  or instructor permission.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    CJ 245 Theory of Def. & Control Tactics


    Credits: 5
    Introduces the theories and applications of physical and verbal force based on the ‘use of force continuum.’ Understand the criminal and civil context of application of force and control tactics. Perform control, defensive and handcuffing techniques. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Previous or concurrent enrollment in other CJ course.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    CJ 249 Police Operations


    Credits: 5
    A study of the organizational culture, organization structures, staffing, and utilization of resources within police departments. The support and staff functions which assist patrol and other line operations in accomplishing the department’s mission will be examined. Patrol operations will be emphasized. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall
  
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    CJ 290 Internship


    Credits: 5
    A program in which the student will work directly with a criminal justice agency in a wide variety of tasks to give the student a better understanding of day to day operation and the tasks performed by a part of the criminal justice system. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Winter, Spring
  
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    CJ 291 Special Topics In Criminal Justice


    Credits: 1
    Courses for criminal justice personnel desiring emphasis in a particular area relating to the criminal justice system. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CJ 292 Special Topics In Criminal Justice


    Credits: 2
    Courses for criminal justice personnel desiring emphasis in a particular area relating to the criminal justice system. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CJ 293 Special Topics In Criminal Justice


    Credits: 3
    Courses for criminal justice personnel desiring emphasis in a particular area relating to the criminal justice system. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CJ 294 Special Topics In Criminal Justice


    Credits: 4
    Courses for criminal justice personnel desiring emphasis in a particular area relating to the criminal justice system. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CJ 295 Special Topics In Criminal Justice


    Credits: 5
    Courses for criminal justice personnel desiring emphasis in a particular area relating to the criminal justice system. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CJ 297 Individual Project In Criminal Justice


    Credits: 1
    Individual project in a specific area of Criminal Justice. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
  
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    CJ 298 Individual Project In Criminal Justice


    Credits: 2
    Individual project in a specific area of Criminal Justice. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
  
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    CJ 299 Individual Project In Criminal Justice


    Credits: 3
    Individual project in a specific area of Criminal Justice. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Instructor permission required: Yes, based on evaluation of students’ educational and work experience.
  
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    CJ& 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice


    Credits: 5
    An examination of crime, its causes and its impact on American life; the issues and challenges facing the American criminal justice system; the history and structure of the three major components of the justice system; and an introduction to the theories of sentencing and punishment. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
  
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    CJ& 106 Juvenile Justice


    Credits: 5
    An in-depth study of the Juvenile Justice System, its history and theories related to juvenile laws, causation of juvenile behavior, the proper methods of dealing with juveniles in the court system, and Washington state law relating to juvenile procedures. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Winter
  
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    CJ& 110 Criminal Law


    Credits: 5
    A study of the nature and purpose of the criminal law, its sources, limitations and general principles, defenses and the wide range of criminal conduct covered by the criminal law. The Revised Code of Washington is also studied. Mandatory decimal grading.
    When Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Dental Hygiene

  
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    DENHY 100 Head and Neck Anatomy


    Credits: 2
    The study of the anatomy of the head and neck-specifically the bony structures, blood supply, musculature, and nerve supply. Mandatory decimal grading.
    Prerequisite Required: Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program or permission of instructor.
    When Typically Offered: Fall
 

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