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Agriculture Machine and Fabrication

  • AET 207
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Stresses the modification and building of farm equipment. Emphasizes engineering skills through hands-on applications.

Engineering Problems

  • AET 211
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Utilizes practical math for solving problems in agriculture. Includes horse power, electricity, hydraulics, pumps, calibrations, chains, sprockets, belts and pulleys, and land measurement.Prerequisites: MATH 025 or suitable placement score.

Industrial Safety and Management

  • AET 212
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines and identifies prevention methods for various hazards associated with the agriculture industry. Areas examined include machinery, environmental, and confined spaces. Safety management and governmental compliance will also be addressed.

Shop Skills

  • AET 221
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Develops and builds shop safety techniques and skills through hands-on experience, covering power and hand tools, tool reconditioning, building construction, welding, fasteners, and farm safety. Lab required.

Industrial Machines

  • AET 222
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers the important aspects of industrial machines such as safe operation, maintenance, and repairs. It also covers some machine design and fabrication techniques. It acquaints students with electrical and mechanical controls for machines.

Spanish For The Ag Industry

  • AG 105
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Provides customized training to fit the needs of people in agriculture related industries. The course will focus on aiding those who spend considerable time in agriculture related fields, i.e., field supervisor, farm and agricultural businesses, or agency employees that serve agriculture business and labor.

Agriculture Computers

  • AG 111
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Acquaints students with the use of a micro-computer and software for agricultural uses. Includes farm accounting, spreadsheets, depreciation schedules, rations, PowerPoint, internet/email, and financial analysis.

Current Issues In Agriculture

  • AG 201
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Spring

Examines current issues in agriculture. Investigates and considers opposing viewpoints of different groups through email contact, and written and oral presentations. Uses guest speakers extensively.

Agriculture Seminar

  • AG 207
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

Provides information and self-evaluation in areas of goal setting, educational planning, student activities, electronic student accounts, study skills, and successful navigation of the college system. Emphasizes academic and career plans for students interested in Agriculture.

Survey and Construction

  • AG 211
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides specific information for farm and ranch use, including field drainage systems, cut and fill for field leveling, laying out building foundations, farm facilities, land descriptions, and the use of the farm level. Covers field observation, note taking, and office computations.Prerequisites: AG 111

Engine Theory and Operation

  • AG 212
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Studies power units and their relationship to internal combustion engines, including theory of operation, component parts, and accessories. Class projects include repair of small power units.Prerequisites: AET 221 recommended.

Irrigation and Drainage

  • AG 215
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Instructs students to design an irrigation system, considering engineering, soil types, crops, seasons, irrigation methods, best management practices, and erosion control measures. Includes a cost estimation of an actual irrigation project.

Metals and Welding

  • AG 221
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Teaches the techniques of operating electric welding machines, oxyacetylene torches and welding, heating, brazing and cutting of all common types of ferrous metals in all positions. Stresses some fabrication of farm projects. Lab included.

Agriculture Coop Work Exp

  • AG 280
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Applies actual work experience in a ag-related technical field. An on-site supervisor evaluates and supervises the work experience student. Requires instructor approval of work setting and placement, and documentation of 36 worksite hours for each credit earned.

Basic Hoof Maintenance

  • ANS 107
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Teaches the basic fundamentals and procedure for shoeing a horse, including tools and safety issues.

Advanced Horseshoeing

  • ANS 108
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Examines principles and techniques for properly trimming and shoeing the horse with conformation and/or disease problems.Prerequisites: ANS 107.

Intro To Animal Science

  • ANS 121
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces animal science, offering a foundation in breeds, genetics, nutrition, marketing, management, ration formulation and facilities planning. Co-requisite: ANS 122.

Intro To Animal Science Operations

  • ANS 122
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces a variety of livestock industries and how each operation works, developing a broad knowledge base of several livestock industries through visits and labs. Applies to real life the knowledge and skills acquired in ANS 121. Prerequisite/Co-requisite: ANS 121.

Basic Halter Training

  • ANS 141
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Provides the skills needed to train a young horse to lead, stand square, pick up feet, turn on forehand and haunches. Includes grooming and fitting.

Green Breaking

  • ANS 142
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Provides opportunity for the student and young horse to learn together. Features ground training, saddling, and riding of a horse that hasn't been ridden before.Prerequisites: ANS 192.

Advanced Horse Training

  • ANS 143
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Teaches the student to take a green horse onto the bridle. Prepares horses to move onto several different horse activities, such as ranch horse, rope horse, or a show horse.Prerequisites: ANS 142.

Ranch Roping

  • ANS 144
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

This course will cover the skills and knowledge needed to be safe, efficient and keep low stress on cows, horses and people when using a rope on the ranch.

Industry Green Breaking

  • ANS 145
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Equips students to train a young horse for the public. Students will learn how to meet industry quality standards for setting the foundation on a horse.Prerequisites: ANS 142

Horsemanship

  • ANS 192
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Teaches the basic fundamentals of horsemanship and safety issues when handling horses while saddling, bridling, mounting, dismounting and riding. Provides the background to move on to other avenues of the horse world.

Livestock Skills

  • ANS 200
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Presents the proper techniques of basic livestock skills, such as branding, implanting, and heat synchronization. Stresses livestock handling, sanitation, facility design, quality beef assurance, and personal safety. Includes skills demonstrated by a qualified veterinarian.

Beef Quality Assurance

  • ANS 201
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Teaches state-of-art technology and trends in the beef industry to produce a competitive, safe, wholesome food source for consumers. Taught on a workshop basis with many industry expert presentations and local field trips.

Food Animal Health and Disease

  • ANS 205
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Studies food animal (bovine, ovine and swine) physiology and health. Including nutritional, metabolic and reproductive disorders; as well as preventative measures and treatments available.

Feed and Ration Formulation

  • ANS 210
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Covers feedstuffs, their analysis, and animal use. Studies how processing affects bio-availability of feeds, mixing feeds to meet specific animal requirements, and meeting animal needs as they change due to increased production, reproduction, and growth. Teaches ration formulation by hand methods and computer.Prerequisites: ANS 121, ANS 211 preferred.

Applied Animal Nutrition

  • ANS 211
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Covers all aspects of animal nutrition, including analysis of feedstuffs, the anatomy of ruminant and non-ruminant, nutrient metabolism, and the in-depth discussion on the required nutrients (water, protein, lipids, carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins).Prerequisites: ANS 121 recommended.

Beef/Dairy Cattle Production

  • ANS 215
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Covers the history and development of beef cattle, their distribution and adaptation, the types and breeds of beef and dual-purpose cattle, and the fundamental principles of establishing a beef production herd. Discusses cattle, genetics, problems in breeding and feeding, buildings, and equipment.

Beef Pregnancy Testing

  • ANS 216
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Teaches proper techniques for checking beef cows for pregnancy. Discusses anatomy and physiology of cows, the estrus cycle, and a review of diseases associated with reproduction. Much of the class taught in the "field" under actual ranch conditions.

Artificial Insemination

  • ANS 217
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Teaches proper procedure in thawing and placing semen in the target area of cattle through "hands-on" experience. Includes nitrogen tank procedure, pregnancy testing, health factors, and genetic selection. Concludes with testing for the Artificial Insemination Certification for Oregon.

Intro To Horse Production

  • ANS 220
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Introduces various breeds of horses and their characteristics, including anatomy of the skeletal and muscular system, and parts of the horse and their functions. Discusses the maintenance and purchase of horse equipment, including bits, bridles, grooming supplies, and saddles.

Equine Health and Disease

  • ANS 222
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Studies horse health and soundness, including in depth anatomy, diseases, nutrition, soundness or lameness issues, and the available treatments.

Equine Business and Marketing

  • ANS 223
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Examines correct procedures in genetic selection, pedigree and performance. Covers developing a bookkeeping system, and how to market, purchase and evaluate horses according to conformation.

Purebred Herd Improvement

  • ANS 224
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Applies principles learned in livestock breeding to dairy, horses, pigs, and sheep. Provides students a hands-on opportunity to apply what they have learned about selection. Includes several field trips to local farms/ranches to learn breeding program management.

Intro To Livestock Evaluation

  • ANS 231
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Covers, in depth, basic fundamentals of livestock evaluation and selection of cattle, sheep, and swine for herd replacement and market. Teaches students to "see" differences between two or more animals in the areas of structure, muscle, capacity/volume, femininity/masculinity, and eye appeal.

Intermediate Livestock Evaluation

  • ANS 232
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Reviews performance data (including EPD's), and situations/scenarios. Teaches students to describe written and oral differences between cattle, sheep, and swine; also to take notes and describe differences between animals with proper terms and phrases.Prerequisites: ANS 231

Advanced Livestock Evaluation

  • ANS 233
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Combines all information from the Introduction and Intermediate Livestock Evaluation classes. Teaches students to place livestock classes based on the situation/scenario, performance data, and visual evaluation. Requires students to express their placings with written and oral reasons.Prerequisites: ANS 231 and 232.

Livestock Judging Team

  • ANS 234
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides the opportunity to compete at regional and national livestock judging contests. Prepares for competition with weekly work-outs, placing livestock classes based on the situation/scenario, performance data, and visual evaluation. Requires students to express their placings with written and oral reasons.Prerequisites: ANS 231, 232, and 233.

Intro To Ultrasound Technology

  • ANS 240
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Presents information on what ultrasound technology is and how it can be used in animal agriculture. Familiarizes students with ultrasound terminology and machine operations. Includes hands-on opportunities for scanning cattle, sheep, and hogs.

Advanced Ultrasound Technology

  • ANS 241
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Reviews ultrasound terminology, machine operations, preparing the animal for scanning, and proper procedures for scanning. Practices scanning cattle, sheep, and hogs for fat thickness, ribeye/loineye area, and percent intramuscular fat. Includes interpreting and entering data into a spreadsheet to make carcass predictions.Prerequisites: ANS 240.

Intro To Meat Science

  • ANS 250
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Follows market animals (cattle, sheep and swine) from the finishing phase to the meat counter. Includes slaughter, meat grading and evaluation, inspection, structure and composition of muscle, conversion of muscle to meat, microbiology and sanitation, cookery of meat, and nutritive value of meat.

Building and Stable Management

  • ANS 263
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Covers the practical application of designing and managing a stable for all ages of horses.

Equine Reproduction

  • ANS 277
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Presents newer ideas and procedures involved with impregnating mares, along with common problems facing the mares and stallion during the breeding.

Principles Of Animal Breeding

  • ANS 278
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Covers reproduction anatomy of male and female livestock, and basic genetic terms and principles. Teaches students to design a breeding program utilizing EPD's and performance data based on different breeding systems used in today's livestock operations.

Cow Cutting

  • ANS 294
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces horse and rider to the fundamentals of training and competing on a cutting horse.Prerequisites: ANS 192.

Reining

  • ANS 295
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces horse and rider to the fundamentals of training and competing on a reining horse. Includes working experience in the arena.Prerequisites: ANS 192.

Working Cow-Horse

  • ANS 297
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Prepares a student to train a horse for all aspects of ranching, including cattle sorting, gate work, packing, and roping.Prerequisites: ANS 192.

Arena Horse Skills

  • ANS 298
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

This course teaches students to safely and effectively introduce and develop timed event skills in a young horse for market.Prerequisites: ANS 297 or instructor approval.

Intro To Cultural Anthropology

  • ANTH 110
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Studies the diverse cultures of the modern world, emphasizing the role of culture in human behavior and social structure.

Agriculture Accounting

  • AREC 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Teaches proper farm record keeping, including income, expenses, inventory, depreciation, crop and livestock. Utilizes a computerized system for such records, and calculates end-of-year totals for income tax purposes.

Farm Business Management

  • AREC 210
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Teaches students about basic hand record keeping, including inventory, depreciation, and income/expenses. Reviews income tax laws and current regulations for employee records. Discusses basic farm business management terms, forms, and farm ownership types.

Management In Agriculture

  • AREC 211
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Applies economic and business principles to the management of agri-business firms, including farms and ranches; goal setting and management information; planning and decision-making tools; and acquiring, organizing, and managing land, labor and capital resources.

Marketing In Agriculture

  • AREC 221
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Presents organization and functions of domestic and international markets, market channels for various agricultural commodities, and roles of agri-business, cooperatives, and government in marketing decisions. Discusses, in full detail, the futures market and forward contracting.

Global Agricultural Markets

  • AREC 281
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces economic and marketing principles in global agricultural markets. Analyzes impacts of foreign policy for exporting and importing countries on agricultural markets. Provides a base knowledge of WTO and GATT history/function in agricultural markets today.

Production Problems

  • AREC 296
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Project oriented course where students will select an agricultural area of focus to create a feasibility study or economic analysis. Currently published data and figures will be used to develop a report. Presentations will be given as a final for the course. Instructor approval required.

Intro To Visual Arts

  • ART 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces many facets of art, including an overview of major art movements throughout history, the formal elements of art, various art media, art criticism, and exercises designed to build perceptual skills. Includes lecture illustrated with slides and art gallery visitations.

Basic Design

  • ART 115
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces the fundamental processes and vocabulary of the artist's design studio. Examines the principles and concepts of line, shape, texture, space, and color to enable students to express their personal vision in an academic manner.

Basic Design

  • ART 116
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

An introduction to fundamental processes and vocabulary of the artist design studio. Introduction of the principles and concepts of shape, line, texture, space, color, etc. which enable the student to express his or her personal vision in a more organized and academic manner. The student will produce designs using the computer in a graphic format.

Basic Design

  • ART 117
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

An introduction to the fundamental processes and vocabulary of the artist design studio. Introduction of the principles and concepts of shape, line, texture, space, color, etc. which enable the student to express his or her personal vision in a more organized and academic manner. The student will produce their designs using the a 3-D sculpture format.

Beginning Drawing

  • ART 131
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Teaches students to acquire and refine representational skills using a variety of techniques and media. Presents contemporary art concepts with the intention of leading each student toward a personal direction. Introduces each new concept, medium, or technique with slide lectures and discussions.

Intermediate Drawing

  • ART 132
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Continues, on a more ambitious level, skills and ideas that were introduced in ART 131. Explores techniques to achieve more gestural surfaces. Introduces color media (ink, color pencil and pastels).Prerequisites: ART 131.

Advanced Drawing

  • ART 133
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Continues, on a more ambitious level, skills and ideas that were introduced in ART 132. Explores techniques to achieve more gestural surfaces. Introduces color media (ink, color pencil and pastels).Prerequisites: ART 132.

Beginning Painting

  • ART 181
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

The course parallels skills and ideas taught in Drawing and Design. Techniques to achieve painted surfaces will be explored and a variety of wet media (including ink, tempera, watercolor, and acrylic) will be introduced.

Intermediate Painting

  • ART 182
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

The course parallels skills and ideas taught in Drawing and Design. Techniques to achieve painted surfaces will be explored and a variety of wet media (including ink, tempera, watercolor, acrylic and oil paint) will be introduced.Prerequisites: ART 181

Advance Painting

  • ART 183
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer

Introduction to the technical properties and handling of oil painting as well as the related formal and conceptual problems. Beginning problems deal with such issues as color mixing, creating three (3) dimensional form and space, and surface texture. The second half of the quarter focuses on the development of individuals styles and the study of contemporary art.Prerequisites: Art 181, 182

Special Studies

  • ART 199
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Presents selected topics of study in art offered on a temporary and experimental basis.

History Of Western Art/Ancient

  • ART 204
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Presents art from Prehistoric, Ancient Near East, Aegean, Egytian, Greek, early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, Gothic and Roman periods. Includes lectures illustrated by slides and supplemented by occasional movies.

History Of Western Art/Renaissance

  • ART 205
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Presents art from the late Gothic, early Renaissance, Italian Renaissance, Northern Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Includes lectures illustrated with slides and supplemented by art history videos.

History Of Western Art/Modern

  • ART 206
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Presents art from Rococo, Romantic, 19th century, and the 20th century periods.

Ceramics I

  • ART 253
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall

Introduces the history of contemporary ceramics, including materials, methods, and techniques. Stresses both wheel thrown and hand built ceramic construction. Includes gallery visitation.

Ceramics II

  • ART 254
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

Continues the broad introduction to the history of contemporary ceramics, including materials, methods, and techniques. Stresses both wheel thrown and hand built ceramic construction. Introduces glazing and firing. Includes gallery visitation.

Ceramics III

  • ART 255
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Continues the broad introduction to the history of contemporary ceramics, including materials, methods, and techniques. Stresses both wheel thrown and hand built ceramic construction. Introduces glazing and firing. Develops fundamental skills to foster artistic growth. Includes gallery visitation.

Ceramics IV (Raku)

  • ART 256
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall

Continues the broad introduction to the history of contemporary ceramics, including materials, methods, and techniques. Stresses both wheel thrown and hand built ceramic construction. Introduces Raku glazing and firing. Develops fundamental skills to foster artistic growth. Includes gallery visitation.

Beginning Photography

  • ART 261
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Covers functions of both film and digital cameras. Explores electronic and traditional darkroom procedures. Includes both demonstrations and individual assignments designed to enhance understanding of basic photographic principals.

Beginning Digital Photography

  • ART 265
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces digital photography focusing on camera handling, camera functions, capturing images, composition and editing. This will also introduce the image adjusting software Adobe Photoshop Elements. Basic manipulation of images and presentation of projects will be stressed.

Intermediate Digital Photography

  • ART 266
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Continues to explore and investigate the digital camera and it's many functions. The class will continue to stress composition, lighting and presentation. It involves more complex Photoshop tools and computer skills.Prerequisites: 265

Introduction To Aviation

  • AV 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

This course introduces the student to Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual (FAR/AIM as well as provide a brief history of aviation. Designed to build an understanding of the pilot credentials required for careers in aviation and help students explore various career options within the helicopter industry. A number of employment opportunities are investigated, including commercial, business, corporate, military and general aviation-related occupations. Helicopters will be given emphasis.

Introduction To Aircraft Systems

  • AV 104
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

This course introduces the student to the training aircraft that are used in general aviation, and will look in detail at those aircraft used in this program. Aircraft in current use for the training by the industry will be studied and emphasis placed on basic aircraft system operations, airworthiness issues, ground handling, and pre-flight inspections.Prerequisites: AV 115

Private Pilot Ground-Helicopter

  • AV 115
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

This course covers the fundamentals of helicopter flight, flight operations, aviation weather, aircraft performance, navigation, aircraft systems, aeronautical publications, FAA regulations, flight planning, radio procedures, meteorlogy, and human factors. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Private Pilot airman knowledge test.

Intro To Aviation Safety Mgt System

  • AV 120
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

This course introduces the student to Aviation Safety Magagement Systems (ASMS) as defined by the International Civil Aviation Organization. The student will review U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Advisory Circular AC120-92 guiding ASMS in commercial aviation operations. A comprehensive review of the four components of Policy, Risk Management, Safety Assurance, and Safety Promotion will build a foundational understanding of SMS for aviation operations.

Risk Management-Aviation Sms

  • AV 121
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

This course covers fundamentals of Aviation Risk Management. Students will comprehend risk management process that may be applied during the three major levels of flight operations including Operational Risk Management (ORM), Deliberate Risk Management for mission planning, and Strategic Risk Management for corporate planning.Prerequisites: AV 120

Asms-Quality Assurance

  • AV 122
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Prepares the student to apply Quality Assurance principles to aviation safety systems. Students will study the Demming Method of quality assurance and understand its applications for ASMS and continuous improvement. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the five components of assurance including system operation, data collection, assessment, and corrective action. Students will understand how program review and auditing enhance operational safety and efficiency.Prerequisites: AV 120

Aviation Sms, Policy, Promotion and

  • AV 123
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

This provides the student with a thorough overview of safety policy and promotion techniques that improve safety awareness. The lectures discuss how promoting safety improves the operational safety culture, enhances learning, and results in a highly reliable organization. Legal aspects and principles of a positive safety culture will be understood.

Aviation Human Factors (Ahf)

  • AV 124
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

AHF furthers the student understanding of flight physiology and airman psychology factors that have effects on individual airworthiness. Students will gain awareness of physical and mental indicators that may result in poor decision-making or incapacity in the flight environment. Subjects include discussions on the issues of self-medication, fatigue, physical fitness, hazardous attitudes, personnel relations, and emotional intelligence (EQ) as they relate to pilot performance. Students demonstrate knowledge of FAA medical certificate requirements and relate medical standards to personal safety.Prerequisites: AV 120

Intro To Aviation Accident Investig

  • AV 125
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

This course introduces the student to Aviation Accident Investigation responsibilities, techniques and processes. An understanding of the role a pilot plays in mishaps will prepare them to assist the NTSB and the FAA with their roles in mishap investigation and accident prevention. The development of abilities to recognize human error that leads to a mishap chain of event aids the student to avoid situaions and enhance their career development.Prerequisites: AV 120

Meteorology II-Weather Decision

  • AV 208
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

This course prepares the student to apply fundamental weather information to practical flight planning problems. This course focuses on weather factors that the Federal Aviation Administration identifies as key elements involved in controlled flight into terrain, (CFIT) types of accidents. This course will train aviation students on meteorology to ensure a practical knowledge of weather phenomena, including the principles of frontal systems, icing, fog, thunderstorms, and wind shear. The course emphasizes practical concepts and critical decision-making to enable students to retain and use the information in real world low-level operations, and to mitigate hazardous weather conditions such as thunderstorms or winter flight conditions.Prerequisites: AV 108 or GSCI 109

Instrument Helicopter Ground

  • AV 215
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

The Instrument rating Ground School for helicopter prepares students for the FAA Instrument knowledge test and an FAA Instrument Rating. This course includes an in-depth study of aircraft flight instruments, basic attitude instrument flying, IFR navigation systems and procedures, aviation weather, applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and the required instrument charts for IFR flight.Prerequisites: AV 115

Commercial Pilot Ground-Helicopter

  • AV 225
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Covers the advanced aerodynamics of helicopter flight, flight operations, aviation weather, aircraft performance, navigation, aircraft systems, aeronautical publications, FAA regulations, flight planning, radio procedures, meterology, and human factors. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Commercial Pilot airman knowledge test.Prerequisites: AV 115

Helicopter Flight Lab Private

  • AV 227
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicoter ratings.

Helicopter Flight Lab-Private

  • AV 228
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight Instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating.

Helicopter Flight Lab-Private

  • AV 229
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight Instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating.

Helicopter Flight Lab-Instrument

  • AV 230
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight Instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating.

Helicopter Flight Lab-Instrument

  • AV 231
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicoter ratings.

Helicopter Flight Lab-Commercial

  • AV 232
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicoter ratings.

Helicopter Flight Lab-Commercial

  • AV 233
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicoter ratings.

Helicopter Flight Lab-Advanced

  • AV 234
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicoter ratings.

Helicopter Flight Lab-Cfi

  • AV 235
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicoter ratings.

Helicopter Flight Lab-Cfii

  • AV 236
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicoter ratings.

Advanced Helicopter Operations

  • AV 245
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

Students will be introduced to the operations of turbine helicopters, mountain flying, and external load flying. The mountain flying phase will provide students with a working knowledge of operations in and around mountainous terrain. The external load phase covers basic flying skills with and external long line attached to the aircraft. The turbine phase will introduce students to unique operating characteristics of turbine engines.Prerequisites: AV 115

Certified Flight Instructor Ground

  • AV 255
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

The Certified Flight Instructor Ground teaches techniques of flight and ground instruction. The fundamentals of instruction will place emphasis on how students learn recognition of hazardous attitudes, and skill retention techniques. Students will learn how to effectively teach all material that is covered in Private, Instrument and Commercial ratings as prescribed by the FAA. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Fundamentals of Instruction CFI Helicopter Knowledge test and the CFII Helicopter Knowledge test.Prerequisites: AV 115

Aviation Capstone

  • AV 290
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

The aviation capstone is meant for students ready to graduate with all of their helicopter ratings and enter the job market. Students will learn how to write an effective aviation resume, present themselves as professionals in the field, and prepare for their first helicopter job.Prerequisites: AV 101, AV 115, AV 104, AV 215, AV 225

Intro To Business

  • BA 101
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Emphasizes business organization, operation, and management. Assists students interested in business determine their major field of concentration.

Business Math

  • BA 104
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Applies mathematical skills to solve business and consumer problems. Includes business applications such as computing finance charges, taxes, discounts, markups, inventory value, bond discount/premium, and present/future value analysis.Prerequisites: MATH 60.

Intro To Business Computing

  • BA 131
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces computer concepts covering computer systems, software and hardware, networking, and databases. Students will complete assignments in Microsoft Office Professional computer applications, including Word, Excel, Access, Publisher and Powerpoint. Emphasizes basic understanding and competency in different applications and concepts.

Critical/Creative Thinking

  • BA 153
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Emphasizes critical and creative thinking to help students understand the thinking process, including purposeful, reasoned, and goal directed thinking involved in solving problems, formulating inferences, calculating likelihoods, and making decisions. Explores examples of vertical thinking and lateral thinking.

Applied Accounting I

  • BA 200
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Emphasizes the basic principles of bookkeeping for both service and retail merchandise business, including analyzing transactions, journalizing, posting, doing end-of-year work, and preparing financial statements. Integrates computer applications into course material.

Applied Accounting II

  • BA 201
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Emphasizes purchasing, sales, installment sales, consignment sales, inventory, long-lived assets, and accrual accounting applied to all merchandising-type business. Integrates computer applications into course material.Prerequisites: BA 200.

Applied Accounting III

  • BA 202
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Emphasizes accounting for the corporate form of business, including capital stock, corporate earnings, and corporate bonds. Integrates computer applications into course material.Prerequisites: BA 201.

International Business

  • BA 203
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces business activities that cross national boundaries. Studies the concepts of international business: its theories and framework for analysis of international transactions.

Teamwork Dynamics

  • BA 204
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduces the formation, development, and management of groups. Examines problems and characteristics common to group situations and generates strategies for improving group productivity.

Principles Of Management

  • BA 206
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Introduces the principles of management, concentrating on organizational structures, planning principles, organizing, leading, controlling, and management techniques.

Principles Of Accounting I

  • BA 211
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Introduces financial accounting concepts and reporting of financial information in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Emphasizes external financial reporting for business enterprises and the use of financial statement information for economic decision making. Introduces computerized accounting concepts.

Principles Of Accounting II

  • BA 212
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Introduces the valuation of accounts receivable and inventories. Appraises concepts of cost, depreciation, depletion, and amortization of capital assets as reported on financial statements. Includes corporate accounting for capital acquisition and reporting of stock, corporate bonds, dividends, stock splits, and donated capital. Continues computerized accounting concepts.Prerequisites: BA 211.

Principles Of Accounting III

  • BA 213
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

Introduces managerial accounting, including methods of cost systems and appropriate use of information obtained for improved management decision-making. Conducts analysis of cost behavior, cost/volume/profit relationships, budgeting, evaluating performance, and capital investment decision. Continues computerized accounting concepts.Prerequisites: BA 212

Business Communication

  • BA 214
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Applies written communication skills to writing and analyzing business letters, memos, emails, and short reports. Incorporates correct format, grammar, and punctuation.Prerequisites: WR 121

Cost Accounting

  • BA 215
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall

Focuses on the role of the cost accountant in providing accounting information to managers as an aid in economic decision making. Emphasizes the development and application of cost systems as they apply to cost inputs (materials, labor, overhead), and job order versus process costing. Examines actual versus standard cost accounting, direct costing versus full absorption costing, and budgeting.

Principles Of Marketing

  • BA 223
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

Surveys activities by which a firm seeks to anticipate customer needs by directing a flow of need-satisfying goods and services from producer to consumer. Includes market research, buying behavior, product planning, physical distribution, retailing, wholesaling, promotion, and pricing policy.

The Legal Environment Of Business

  • BA 225
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduction to the legal environment of business. Emphasis is on the legal principles and laws which affect business. Topics covered will include the history of the legal development in the U.S., court systems, administrative laws and regulatory process, crimes, torts, contracts, property laws, legal aspects of business entities, employment laws and other topics will be discussed.

Business Law I

  • BA 226
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

Introduces business law, emphasizing contract law. Discusses history of legal development, crimes, torts, and courts systems.

Business Law II

  • BA 227
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Continues study of business law, emphasizing sales law, commercial paper, bailments, and agency agreements.Prerequisites: BA 226, or instructor approval.

Computer-Assisted Accounting

  • BA 228
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines methods of performing accounting functions and solving accounting problems using popular computer software, including collecting, organizing, and reporting large amounts of information.

Payroll Accounting

  • BA 230
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall

Presents a comprehensive overview of federal and state payroll procedures, including computing and recording gross wages, withholding amounts, and net wages. Introduces use of computerized and manual systems to maintain employee earnings records and payroll registers, compute employer and other payroll-related costs, make payroll tax deposits, complete payroll and W-2's, and make general journal entries for all payroll transactions.Prerequisites: BA 200 or BA 211.

Computer-Assisted Accounting II

  • BA 236
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall

Introduces methods of performing accounting functions using accounting software currently utilized by business firms.Prerequisites: BA 200 or BA 211.

Principles Of Advertising

  • BA 239
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Examines in detail the purpose, preparation, placement, and analysis of various types of advertisements within each of the media. Analyzes and compares the relative merits of the media on local and national advertising.

Fund Accounting

  • BA 240
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

Familiarizes the student with the principles and unique terminologies of governmental and nonprofit fund accounting. Explores conceptual, procedural, and reporting issues of the fund accounting process.Prerequisites: BA 200 or BA 211.

Consumer Behavior

  • BA 243
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces the dynamic interaction of affect and cognition, behavior, and the environment by which people conduct the exchange aspects of their lives.

Retail Management

  • BA 249
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Presents the principles of retail strategy and structures, emphasizing trading area analysis, consumer behavior, store location, and pricing in retailing.

Small Business Management

  • BA 250
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

Presents the fundamentals of owning and managing a small business, including organizational, financial, marketing, and management concepts. Studies the dominant impact of small business.Prerequisites: BA 211, BA 206, and BA 223.

Personnel Supervision

  • BA 255
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduces the supervisor�s special place in management and the essential skills that all managers have in common. Focuses on the unique problems of being a supervisor in any kind of organization, and closely examines the special skills, responsibilities, roles and attributes required of supervisors.

Income Tax Procedures

  • BA 256
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Introduces preparation of federal income taxes, including gross income, adjustments to income, deductions, tax credits and exemptions. Examines potential tax consequences of decisions, and evaluates costs and benefits of alternatives. Assists decision makers minimize tax and maximize after-tax profits. Integrates computer applications into course material.

General Biology

  • BIOL 101
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies cellular biology, including scientific method, taxonomy, cell organelles and cell membrane, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, mitosis and meiosis, Mendalian genetics, DNA structure and function and evolution. Lab required. Intended for non-science majors.

General Biology

  • BIOL 102
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Studies human evolution and the body system, including circulation, immune system, digestion, respiration, body fluid regulation, nervous system, sense organs, muscles, reproduction and endocrine system. Lab required. Intended for non-science majors.

General Biology

  • BIOL 103
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Studies evolution and diversity of plants, plant structure and organization, plant nutrition and transport, control of growth in plants, plant reproduction. Examines ecology of populations, communication, ecology and conservation biology. Lab required. Intended for non-science majors.

Principles Of Ecology and Field Biol

  • BIOL 107
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Emphasizes the broad concepts of ecology in a field setting using natural ecosystems as a model. Introduces concepts in the classroom then examines them in detail using student collected field data. Lab and/or field trip required.

Intro To Human Anatomy and Physiology

  • BIOL 121
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Covers body organization with an emphasis on anatomy and function of all the human body systems. Topics include the cell, skin, heart and circulation, nervous system, special senses, blood, immunity, respiration, digestion, bones, muscles and reproduction. This course is designed for the allied health student. Lab required.

College Biology

  • BIOL 211
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Examines the theoretical bases of biology as a scientific discipline, emphasizing cytology, genetics, and biological adaptation. Lab required. Intended for science and pre-professional majors.Prerequisites: College level reading and writing skills. Pass WR 115 or suitable placement score and pass RD 012 or suitable placement score.

College Biology

  • BIOL 212
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Provides an introduction to the basic concepts of biology with a special emphasis on zoology. Discusses functional relationships between different orders of animals. Lab required. Intended for science and pre-professional majors.

College Biology

  • BIOL 213
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Studies botany and ecology. Presents an overview of the evolution and organization of the plant kingdom followed by a study of the anatomy and physiology of flowering plants. Examines ecological relationships observed among plants, animals, and their environment. Lab required. Intended for science and pre-professional majors.

Human Anatomy and Physiology

  • BIOL 231
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

Studies body organization and function with an emphasis on histology and the integumentary, skeletal, and muscular systems. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 104, or 121, or 221, and BIOL 101 or 211.

Human Anatomy and Physiology

  • BIOL 232
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Studies the organization, structure, and function of the nervous, sensory, endocrine, and cardiovascular systems. Lab required.Prerequisites: BIOL 231

Human Anatomy and Physiology

  • BIOL 233
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Studies respiratory, digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems. Lab required.Prerequisites: BIOL 231 or BIOL 232.

Microbiology

  • BIOL 234
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Examines the fundamental principles and techniques of microbial study. Emphasizes the structural, functional, and disease causing properties of bacteria and viruses. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 104, or 121, or 221, and BIOL 101 or 211 or 231.

Survey Of Chemistry (Health)

  • CHEM 104
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies the fundamental concepts of chemistry including metric system, atomic structure, chemical reactions and gas laws, buffers, solution chemistry and acids and bases. Examines the relationship of chemical principles to current environmental and health related topics. Lab required.Prerequisites: MATH 60, or suitable placement score.

Survey Of Chemistry (Health)

  • CHEM 105
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Studies the fundamental concepts of chemistry, including nuclear radiation, energy, and organic chemistry. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 104.

Survey Of Chemistry (Health)

  • CHEM 106
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Studies the fundamental concepts of chemistry, including carbohydrates, lipid and protein metabolism, RNA and DNA synthesis, action of enzymes, hormones and steroids, and overall integration of metabolism. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 105.

General Chemistry

  • CHEM 121
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Provides an introduction to the fundamentals of inorganic chemistry, including metric system, atomic structure, chemical reactions and gas laws, buffers, solution chemistry, and acids and bases. Lab required.Prerequisites: MATH 65 or suitable placement score.

General Chemistry

  • CHEM 122
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Covers the radiation and environmental issues. Introduces organic nomenclature, functional groups and reactions.Prerequisites: CHEM 121 or 104.

General Chemistry

  • CHEM 123
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Covers the basics of organic and biochemistry. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 122

College Chemistry

  • CHEM 221
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Studies measurement, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, thermo chemistry, atomic structure, chemical bonding and gas laws. Lab required.Prerequisites: MATH 95 or suitable placement score. Previous chemistry experience strongly recommended.

College Chemistry

  • CHEM 222
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Includes molecular bonding, solution chemistry, chemical reactions, oxidation reduction, chemical equilibrium and acid base equilibrium. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 221.

College Chemistry

  • CHEM 223
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Includes thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, metals, nonmetals and transition elements and brief survey of organic and biochemistry. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 222.

Organic Chemistry

  • CHEM 227
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Presents alhanes, alhenes, stereochemistry, role of solvents and organic reactions. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 223.

Organic Chemistry

  • CHEM 228
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Examines alhynes, aromaticity, aromatic substitution, spectroscopy, NMR, CMR, IR, aldehydes and ketones and carboxylic acids. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 227

Organic Chemistry

  • CHEM 229
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Includes amines, phenols, molecular orbital theory, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. Lab required.Prerequisites: CHEM 228

Computer Networking 1

  • CIS 101
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

First of four networking courses. Fundamentals of networking. Design, build, and support a home or small business network.

Computer Networking 2

  • CIS 102
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Design, configure, implement, and troubleshoot network infrastructure.Prerequisites: CIS 101, or instructor approval.

Networking 3

  • CIS 103
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Provide an introduction to advanced routing and switching in an enterprise network. Configure and implement a local area network. Perform LAN, WAN and VLAN design and trouble shooting. Familiarize students with the equipment applications and protocols installed in an enterprise network with a focus on switched networks, IP Telephony requirements and security.Prerequisites: CIS 102.

Computer Networking 4

  • CIS 104
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Designing and Supporting Computer Networks. Analyze client needs to design and support effective computer networks.Prerequisites: CIS 103 or instructor approval..

Information Technology Essentials I

  • CIS 110
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Fundamentals and advanced concepts of computer hardware and software. Assembly and installation of computer components and operating systems. Troubleshooting with system tools and diagnostic software. Includes laptops, portable devices.

Information Technology Essentials 2

  • CIS 111
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Install network operating systems, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Connect to the internet and share resources in a network environment.Prerequisites: CIS 110

Intro To Computer Info Systems

  • CIS 120
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Overview of the computing field, possible career paths, and typical applications. Covers key terminology and components of computer hardware, software, and operating systems. Other topics include computer concepts, hardware, software, database, data communications, networks, the internet, systems analysis and design, and computer applications.

C/C++ Programming

  • CIS 133 CP
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

C++ programming language and its subset, the C programming language. Program structure, blocks, storage types, console and file I/O, functions, arrays, strings, pointers, call-by-reference, call-by-value, and dynamic memory allocation and difference between C++ and C. Introduction to the concept of classes.Prerequisites: CIS 140.

Intro To Java Programming

  • CIS 133 JA
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Java language and concepts of object oriented programming to solve business problems. Create classes, objects, and applications using JAVA.Prerequisites: CIS 140.

Intro To Visual Basic.Net

  • CIS 133 VB
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Software design and development in an event-driven Windows user interface using Visual Basic. Includes BASIC syntax, data structures, user interface, modular design techniques, and file handling.Prerequisites: CS 140.

End User Support

  • CIS 225
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Effective communication with end users. Training and support functions within Information Systems. Offers an in-depth study of all the functions and features of installing, configuring, and maintaining Windows 7. The class provides detailed activities that let you experience firsthand the processes involved in Windows 7 configuration and management.

Window Server II

  • CIS 240
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Windows Server Network Infrastructure prepares students to configure networks using the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system and to pass the MCTS 70-642 certification exam. Focusing on updates to the software and in-depth coverage of the network aspects of Windows Server 2008, this course includes topics such as networking in a Windows environment; configuring DHCP; implementing DNS; and securing a Windows Server 2008 network.

Unix.Linux Server Operations

  • CIS 240 U
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduces CDE, GNOME, and KDE graphical user interfaces with overview of the Sun Solaris and Linux versions of the UNIX operating system. Discusses fundamental command-line features of UNIX including file system navigation, changing file permissions, the vi and emacs text editors, Korn and Bash shell features, and basic network use.Prerequisites: CIS 240.

Windows Server Operations

  • CIS 240 W
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Provides knowledge and skills required to manage accounts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor server performance, and safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment.Prerequisites: CIS 240.

Windows Server Operating Admin

  • CIS 241 W
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Server Administration (Exam 70-646) prepares students to administer networks using the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system and to pass the MCITP 70-646 certification exam. Focusing on updates to the software and in-depth coverage of the administration aspects of Windows Server 2008, this course includes topics such as installing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting. In addition, the book includes fundamental coverage of topics from other MCTS certifications.Prerequisites: CIS 240

Project Management:Analysis and Desig

  • CIS 244
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

Computer systems development process, covering aspects of project initiation, analysis, and design. Includes introduction to project management techniques in business environments.Prerequisites: BA 204, WR 101, CIS 120

Computer Info System Coop Wk Exp

  • CIS 280
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides an opportunity to acquire actual work experience in the CIS field. An on-site supervisor will guide and evaluate student. Instructor approval of work setting and placement is required. For each credit earned, the student will need to document 36 hours at the work site.Prerequisites: CIS 120.

Network Security

  • CIS 284
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduction to proven techniques for protecting information systems from intruders, while allowing the required access to authorized users.Prerequisites: CIS 240.

Intro To Criminal Justice

  • CJ 100
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduces the philosophy, history, objectives and functions of the American criminal justice system. Focuses on crime in America and policing.

Concepts Of Enforcement Services

  • CJ 111
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Studies the concepts, theories, and principles of police operation and behavior in an era of changing community attitudes, special interest groups, and minority relations.

Patrol Procedures

  • CJ 112
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Describes the nature and purpose of patrol activities for law enforcement officers. Includes routine and emergency procedures and types of controls.

Accident Investigation/Traffic Laws

  • CJ 113
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Studies the principles and procedures used to investigate and report traffic accidents. Includes basic traffic laws.

Intro To Judicial Process

  • CJ 120
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Studies the basic processes in the criminal justice system, covering the steps in a criminal prosecution from the decision to prosecute through sentencing.

Intro To Corrections

  • CJ 130
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Surveys the history and evolution of corrections, law and legal processes, and the correctional process.

Intro To Parole and Probation

  • CJ 132
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Introduces the use of parole and probation as a means of controlling criminal offenders within the community. Includes the philosophy, historical development and contemporary functioning of parole and probation agencies and officers.

U.S. Criminal Justice System

  • CJ 140
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Emphasizes the adjunction and correctional aspects of the criminal justice system.Prerequisites: CJ 100.

Community Relations

  • CJ 200
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Examines how the relationship between the community and the criminal justice system is clarified and enhanced. Investigates how community misunderstandings, lack of cooperation, and mistrust may paradoxically be generated by the system's efforts to make the community a safer place.

Intro To Juvenile Justice System

  • CJ 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Presents the concept of delinquency, the history and development of the juvenile justice system, theories of delinquency, environmental influences on delinquency, and controlling juvenile offenders.

Violence and Agression

  • CJ 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Explores the causes and extent of violence in society and the family, and examines preventative measures available to reduce violence in society.

Crisis Intervention

  • CJ 203
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Presents techniques and approaches to crisis intervention for entry level criminal justice professionals. Covers initial intervention, defusing and assessment, resolution and/or referral, with emphasis on safety. Includes personal effectiveness, recognition of threat levels, voluntary compliance, verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, and mediation.

Victims Of Crime

  • CJ 205
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Examines the role of victims of crime in the justice system and their treatment by different criminal justice agencies, national and state data on victimization by types of crime, psychology trauma suffered by victims of violent crimes and paths to recovery, programs available to victims, and victim-related legislation.

Intro To Careers In Crim Justice

  • CJ 209
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Surveys careers in law, law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Includes facility visitation and contact with persons working in the criminal justice system.

Criminal Investigation I

  • CJ 210
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Introduces the fundamentals, theory, and history of criminal investigation in the justice system. Describes crime scene-to-courtroom aspects with emphasis on techniques to specific crimes. Co-requisite: CJ 216

Criminal Investigations II

  • CJ 211
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Continues the study and application of investigative techniques for various offenses. Includes collection and preservation of physical evidence, scientific aids, modus operandi, sources of information, interview and interrogation, follow up and case preparation.Prerequisites: CJ 210. Co-requisite: CJ 226.

Criminal Investigations III

  • CJ 212
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Continues the study and application of investigative techniques for various crimes. Stresses scientific method, thoroughness and presentation of evidence. Explores follow up case preparation, including familiarization with the state crime lab facilities and its assistance to law enforcement agencies.Prerequisites: CJ 211. Co-requisite: CJ 236.

Crime Scene Technician I

  • CJ 216
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall

Presents techniques of locating, collecting, and identifying physical evidence. Includes the use of fingerprinting, casts and molds, photography, and sketching. Uses basic laboratory aids and scientific equipment in the evidence process. Co-requisite CJ 210

Criminal Law

  • CJ 220
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Examines the basic concepts of criminal law through studying the essential elements of a crime, the defenses to criminal conduct, and the justifications for criminal laws and punishment. Familiarizes the student with the various crimes against persons and property.

Procedural Law

  • CJ 222
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Examines the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights and their impact upon law enforcement, with emphasis on search warrants, interviews, arrest and booking, search and seizure issues, 5th Amendment rights, right to counsel, evidentiary issues and the criminal trial.

Rules Of Evidence

  • CJ 223
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Reviews basic concepts of the requirements for admissibility of evidence, the various burdens of proof, how evidence is used at trial, relevance, competency, privileges, opinion and expert testimony, the hearsay rule and its exceptions, and an introductory review of evidence obtained in violation of the Constitution.

Corrections Law

  • CJ 225
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Explores several historical and current cases involving inmate crimes and malpractice with inmates. Examines prisoner's rights, correctional staffs' rights, and emerging trends resulting from recent court cases.

Crime Scene Technician II

  • CJ 226
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Winter

Presents techniques of locating, collecting, and identifying physical evidence. Includes the use of fingerprinting, casts and molds, photography and sketching. Uses basic laboratory aids and scientific equipment in the evidence process. Co-requisite: CJ 211.

Corrections Casework

  • CJ 232
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Studies the basic concepts of interviewing and counseling techniques used by correctional officers in one-to-one contacts with clients. Builds rudimentary skills through role-playing and demonstration in preparation for practice in the field and to foster an appreciation for further training.Prerequisites: CJ 132

Crime Scene Technician III

  • CJ 236
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Spring

Presents techniques of locating, collecting and identifying physical evidence. Includes the use of fingerprinting, casts and molds, photography and sketching. Uses basic laboratory aids and scientific equipment in the evidence process. Co-requisite: CJ 212.

Computer Concepts

  • CS 120
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces computer concepts covering computer systems, software and hardware, networking, and databases. Students will complete assignments in Microsoft Office Professional computer applications, including Word, Excel, Access, Publisher and Powerpoint. Emphasizes basic understanding and competency in different applications and concepts.

Database Applications

  • CS 125 A
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces microcomputer database systems, including their application, design, and construction. Begins with basic tables, forms, queries, reports, and relational database concepts, and progresses to more advanced concepts and skills, including creating operating modules, macros and advanced forms and reports.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Spreadsheet Applications

  • CS 125 SS
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Presents the features in Microsoft Excel needed to efficiently produce spreadsheets and supporting documents. Provides the skills necessary for MOS certification. Prepares students to create, edit, and format spreadsheets, create formulas, use certain functions, create charts, do business related analysis, work with data lists, create and edit macros, create pivot tables and charts, and display worksheets on the web.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Computer Programming: C++

  • CS 133 CP
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduces computer programming using the C++ languages, including the structure of the language; manipulation of data, arrays and objects; and how to handle input and output functions. Uses well structured program designs and object oriented programming.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Intro To Java Programming

  • CS 133 JA
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduces Java language and concepts of object oriented programming.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Intro To Visual Basic Programming

  • CS 133 VB
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Explores software design and development in an event-driven windowing user-interface environment using Visual Basic. Includes BASIC syntax, data structures, user interface, modular design techniques, file handling.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Op. Environments: Linux

  • CS 140 L
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduces installing and using the Linux operating system on PC-compatible computers. Covers installing Linux on a dedicated computer, in a Unix partition of a non-dedicated computer, and a MS-DOS partition of a non-dedicated computer. Includes basic Linux/Unix console commands, X-Windows, and some Linux/Unix application programs.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Intro To Microsoft Operating System

  • CS 140 W
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Survey of features available with Microsoft's latest desktop operating systems.

Orientation To Programming

  • CS 160
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Explores the field of computer science, providing an overview of machine architecture, software development and engineering, data organization, problem-solving strategies, ethics, and theory of computation. Explores career options and develops rudimentary software development skills using (OOP) Object Oriented.Prerequisites: MATH 60 or suitable placement score.

Computer Science I

  • CS 161
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Introduces structured methods, including program design concepts, algorithm development, use of pseudo code in designing algorithms, elementary data types, and write code using an (OOP) Object Oriented Programming language.Prerequisites: CS 160.

Computer Science II

  • CS 162
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Continues the study of computer science, including linear data structures, file access, recursion, and object oriented programming.Prerequisites: CS 161.

Web Design

  • CS 195
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Presents the fundamental concepts and techniques used for the design, development, and implementation of web pages using (HTML) Hyper Text Markup Language and (CSS) Cascading Style Sheets.

Adv Computer Programming: C++

  • CS 233 CP
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Explores advanced computer programming using the C++ language, including functions, operator overload, arrays, inheritance, polymorphism, derived classes, special classes and functions, and exceptions and error handling.Prerequisites: CS 133 CP.

Adv Op: Linux System Administrator

  • CS 240 L
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduces Linux System administration, including how to install, expand, configure, manage, and network Linux systems.Prerequisites: CS 140L, or equivalent.

System Analysis and Design

  • CS 244
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Focuses on development of a precise set of procedures in a complete information system, including systems planning and analysis, design and implementation, and operation and support. Provides hands-on experience.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Unix Programming

  • CS 248
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers the essentials of Unix tool programming with the use of high-level programming languages, utilities, and tool kits, including Unix shells and essential utilities and network security issues, and high-level networking and protocol basics. Provides students with an opportunity to team the tools and programming languages that will help them make the best use of Unix.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Web Server

  • CS 253
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides network administrators and webmasters a sound knowledge base for administering and managing web servers.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Data Structures I

  • CS 260
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Analyzes algorithms used in many computer applications written in a high level programming language., including algorithms for sorting, searching, graphs, dynamic programming, and written in a high level programming language.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Data Structures II

  • CS 260 B
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Continues the analysis of algorithms is used in many computer applications written in high level programming language, including algorithms for sorting, searching, graphs, dynamic programming, and more.Prerequisites: CS 260.

Introduction To Databases

  • CS 275
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Design and implementation of relational databases, including data modeling with ER or UML diagrams, relational schema, SQL queries, relational algebra, user interfaces, and administration.

Intro To Robots

  • CS 281
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduces the field of robotics and explores the problems of programming robots.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Web Design II

  • CS 295 A
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Presents the techniques and methods that lead the developer from the conception through the design, development, installation and support of a business Web site. Provides application of these techniques and methods through hands-on lab experiences using appropriate software.Prerequisites: CS 195.

Web Dynamics

  • CS 295 B
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Presents the fundamentals of creating dynamic interactive web pages. Provides hands-on experience creating dynamic text and images, positioning and data binding. Uses scripting to enhance the functionality of Web pages.Prerequisites: CS 295A

Principles Of Crop Science

  • CSS 200
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Studies the origin and adaptability of crops important in world food production. Emphasizes production and management of food and forage crops important to US Agriculture. Includes field trips to area farms, experiment stations and marketing facilities to augment classroom instruction. Lab required.

General Soils

  • CSS 205
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Studies basic soil science, including genesis and morphology of soils, and their physical and chemical properties. Covers soil-water relationships, diagnosis, classification, management, essential nutrients, erosion, and soil as a medium for plant growth. Students use soil survey reports. Lab required.

Forage Production

  • CSS 210
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Identifies the annual feed requirements for a livestock operation and the selection and management of feed and forage crops to meet these needs. Studies grazing and harvest systems and alternatives, and plant growth characteristics in the development of practical farm and ranch programs. Lab required.

Soil Nutrients and Fertilizer

  • CSS 215
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Addresses the 9 macronutrients and 6 micronutrients essential for plant growth. Instructs students in fertilizer selection as well interpreting soil sample analysis in making fertilizer recommendations.Prerequisites: CSS 205

Pesticide Safety and Use

  • CSS 217
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Winter

Presents federal and state pesticide laws and regulations, and the practices necessary for safe, effective handling and distribution of pesticides. Prepares for the "Laws and Safety Examination" for those wanting either a public or commercial license; and the "Private Applicator Examination" administered by the Oregon/Idaho State Department of Agriculture.

Intro To Noxious Weeds

  • CSS 240
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Presents elements needed for a basic understanding of the life cycles, spread, and destructive nature of noxious weeds, including how to distinguish a noxious weed from a weed and identification of the more common noxious weeds found in the Pacific Northwest. This course also serves to address management of noxious weeds through biological controls, chemical applications, and mechanical removal. Lab required.

General Drafting and Lay Out For Weld

  • DRFT 112
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

An introduction course to basic drafting, welding symbols, and print reading. Emphasis will be placed on the use of standard layout procedures, multi-view projection, and hands-on.

Gis Terrain Mapping and Analysis

  • DRFT 131
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers digital elevation models (DEM) and triangular irregular networks (TIN) for incorporating terrain mapping and analysis into a variety of applications.Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

Gis Network Modeling

  • DRFT 132
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers path analysis and network applications dealing with movement and linear features for vector-based and topologically connected, shortest path analysis applications (in-car navigation). Compares path analysis with raster and vector data for GIS applications, finding a "virtual" least-cost path.Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

Gis Spatial Analyst

  • DRFT 133
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers vector data analysis, buffering and applications, and overlay applications, and examines spatial statistics for pattern analysis. Presents four common types of raster data analysis for local, neighborhood, and zonal operations, and physical distance measurements.Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

Map Projections and Coordinate System

  • DRFT 134
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers basic principles of GIS map coordinate systems. Bridges the two systems of x and y planes with longitude and latitude values transforming the Earth's surface into a plane which can be used for projecting a coordinate system.Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

Intro To Visual Basic

  • DRFT 135
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers writing VB scripts and creating custom applications. Utilizes object oriented programming and creates simple VB scripts to customize the GIS interface, edit tables and text files, manipulate views and themes, and create dialogs and extensions.Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

Gis Applications

  • DRFT 136
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers the applications for integration of GIS with GPS and wireless technologies for location based services, in-car navigation, and interactive-mapping websites.Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

Blueprint Reading Pipe L/O

  • DRFT 162
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides the basic knowledge to create process pipe drawing. Introduces the fundamental concepts and techniques used with the process piping industry.

Computer Aided Drafting I

  • DRFT 167
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Introduces Windows basics, and the Auto CAD program, including 2D drawing, editing, display commands and functions, layer management, and line types and colors. Covers multi and auxiliary view layout and prototype drawing creation. Applies the AutoCAD program to mechanical, schematic, and architectural drawings. RecommendedPrerequisites: DRFT 112.

Computer Aided Drafting II

  • DRFT 168
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Presents intermediate and advanced dimensioning and tolerancing operations. Includes creating and editing multi-line and spline objects, producing full-scale drawing output on a plotting device, and drawing section views and graphic patterns.Prerequisites: DRFT 167.

Computer Aided Drafting III

  • DRFT 169
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Offers advanced drafting techniques used to create a symbol library, create and edit blocks and attributes, describe and use external references, create viewports in paper space and model space. and create simple isometric and 3D drawings.Prerequisites: DRFT 168.

Mechanical Drafting

  • DRFT 216
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Instructs how to draw all of the necessary detail and assembly drawings required to describe an industrial product. Emphasizes the use of Machinery's Handbook, ANSI standards, other general references, and vendor information.Prerequisites: DRFT 168, or instructor approval.

Architectural Drafting

  • DRFT 241
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Teaches architectural drafting techniques by preparing a set of detail plans for a house. Includes footings, wall sections, landscaping and symbols used. Consists of definition of terms, standard structural shapes, use of conventional symbols, billing of materials, design and detail of standard, standard practices of detailing structural steel. Covers the standard practices used for detailing of reinforced concrete structures.Prerequisites: DRFT 168, or instructor approval.

Civil Drafting

  • DRFT 261
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduces the principles of fundamental drafting practices in the civil engineering field. Includes planning subdivisions, map platting as related to subdivisions using field survey data and existing maps. Uses survey data and written legal descriptions to produce site maps. Covers road stationing and profiles drafting procedures.Prerequisites: DRFT 168, or instructor approval.

Principles Of Economics: Micro

  • ECON 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall

Introduces economics and the economy. Addresses the nature and methods of economics, the economizing problem, practical understanding of individual markets, demand and supply, and private and public economic systems. Uses practical, everyday real life, individual decisions about unlimited demands vs scarce resources.

Principles Of Economics: Macro

  • ECON 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduces macro (group) economics from the student perspective as both a consumer and a producer living in a society of laws and regulations. Studies the political and economic environments through the lens of national income, employment, and fiscal policy; money, banking, and monetary policy; long-run perspectives of aggregate supply/demand; economic growth; and macroeconomic debates.

Principles Of Economics: Issues

  • ECON 203
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces economic issues and applications from the student perspective as both a consumer and a producer living in an economic environment where they are both a seller of their labor and other resources, and a buyer of goods and services. Studies the political and economic environment through specific issues, including labor, agriculture, wages, health care, education industry, international trade, exchange rates, and the economics of developing countries.

Child Development II

  • EDUC 106
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

Studies child growth and development from prenatal to toddlerhood. Covers issues such as attachment and separation, sensorimotor learning, infant communication, major theories, and appropriate behavioral expectations.

Intro Early Childhood Education

  • EDUC 140
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Introduces the field of early childhood education, including history, trends of early childhood, state and federal regulations, community resources, social services, and career opportunities.

Child Development I

  • EDUC 141
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall

Introduces child development, including theories of growth and development during 0-8 years. Studies children's behaviors from a developmental perspective and implications for care giving of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Covers special needs of 0-8 year olds.

Childhood Development III

  • EDUC 143
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Studies physical, social, emotional, language development, and cognitive areas of growth and development for children ages 2 1/2 to adolescence.

Guidance I-Early Childhood Ed

  • EDUC 145
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Familiarize students with the principles of positive guidance for young children.

Infant/Toddler Caregiving

  • EDUC 149
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Presents caregiving techniques for infants and toddlers with special emphasis on group care practices for this age. Studies routines, such as nutrition, feeding, diapering, sleep, and nurturing. Reviews roles of parents, nannies, family daycare provider, and center caregiver provider.

Curriculum I-Early Childhood Ed

  • EDUC 150
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

Introduces appropriate curriculum for young children. Focuses on creative play curriculum and the whole child approach.

Literature and Literacy For Ece

  • EDUC 154
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

Studies how emergent literacy and literature develop in young children, including strategies for working with families of diverse learning styles, in order to promote and support literacy in the home.

Math Development For Ece

  • EDUC 157
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Studies developmentally appropriate practices for readiness in math skills. Focuses on color and shape, number recognition, attribution, sorting, organizing, simple problem solving, calendar events, counting, time, and patterns. Uses manipulatives as the major strategy.

Bilingual Language Development

  • EDUC 158
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Applies theories in first and second language acquisition. Studies cognitive, affective, and social variables influencing language acquisition.

Intro To Education

  • EDUC 200
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Surveys the American education system, emphasizing organization, professional practice, technology, governance, law, demographics, effective teaching, philosophies of education, special needs students, covert/overt curriculum, school financing, classroom responsibilities, and rights of teachers, schools, and students. Includes experiences in school teaching, classroom practices, classroom observations, teacher profiles, and professional portfolios.

Educational Technology

  • EDUC 202
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Emphasizes keeping current with effective use of technology in the K-12 classroom. Includes programs, troubleshooting, imaging devices, software, computer support, distance learning, instructional principles, operating systems, evaluations, and human issues in technology learning.

Theory and Practicum

  • EDUC 210
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides school experience working with classroom teacher and students in areas of reading, outdoor activities, mathematics, language acquisition, learning theories, and use of technology in the classroom.Prerequisites: Instructor approval.

School Law

  • EDUC 213
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies laws relevant to classroom processes, rights and responsibilities of teachers, schools, students, and families.

Intro To Child Abuse and Neglect

  • EDUC 230
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Explores the definition, scope, and impact of child abuse and neglect. Assessment of child neglect, risk and protective factors are also studied. Child neglect prevention and intervention also studied.

Children Of Incarcerated Parents

  • EDUC 231
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

Focuses upon working with children of incarcerated parents and the unique issues confronting those children in the classroom setting.

Therapeutic Inter:Child Of Neglect

  • EDUC 232
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Focuses upon combining a theoretical foundation with a practical basis for creating therapeutic intervention for early childhood environments by creating a framework for understanding the emotional lives of young children of neglect. Students will learn how to aid children in integrating experience in affective ways, develop adult-child relationships, develop emotionally based curriculum, and address the needs of families of these children.

Critical Factors In Parent Neglect

  • EDUC 233
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

Focuses upon the study of child neglect, neglectful parents, the forces that have damaged parents, and strategies for teachers working with neglectful parents.

Curriculum II- Early Childhood Ed

  • EDUC 240
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Provides in-depth experiences for students in understanding and creating developmentally appropriate curriculum for young children. Involves student's use of technology as a means of developing curriculum. Familiarizes the student with technology infusion in early childhood education curriculum.

Curriculum III- Early Childhood Ed

  • EDUC 241
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Emphasizes science, nature, cognition, and large group activities. Includes planning of activities that meet the needs of young children.

Educational Concepts

  • EDUC 242
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Reviews effective teaching, history of education, education philosophies, classroom covert/overt curriculum, school financing, special needs students, classroom responsibilities, career pathways, leadership, and school law. Intended for EOU-bound students.

Guidance II-Early Childhood Ed

  • EDUC 245
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

Surveys principles and practices of guidance, emphasizing conflict resolution, self-esteem builders, classroom management, educator's self-esteem, and effective communication with young children.

Family/Community Relations-Ece

  • EDUC 246
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Emphasizes building and maintaining positive relationships among school, family, and community, including the use of conferences, meetings, and other resources as effective methods for fostering cooperation and parent involvement.

Classroom Management

  • EDUC 247
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Focuses on techniques for program organization in early childhood classrooms, such as supervising and evaluating adults, conflict resolution skills, budgeting and supplies, policies and procedures, and other supervisory responsibilities.

Special Needs and Mainstreaming

  • EDUC 248
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Examines specific areas of special needs in the early childhood classroom and the approaches to mainstreaming those students.

Exceptionality In The Schools

  • EDUC 250
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Surveys the student's ability and disability in the schools, including characteristics of students with disabilities, legal requirements for educating students with disabilities, and basic educational strategies.

Ethnic Studies For Ece Educators

  • EDUC 258
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Studies strategies for assisting classroom teachers in implementing appropriate programs for addressing cultural diversity within the classroom.

Emt Intermediate I

  • EMT 090 4
  • 0.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers theory and practice of procedural responsibilities related to the EMT-Intermediate. Incorporates discussion, demonstration and practical application of roles and responsibilities, patient assessment, oxygenation, ventilation, airway adjuncts, shock, intravenous therapy, intraosseous therapy, basic ECG monitoring, defibrillation, pharmacology, and EMT-Intermediate protocols. Includes 76 hours didactic training and 44 hours clinical training. Presented over two terms.Prerequisites: Oregon certified EMT- Basic.

Emt Intermediate II

  • EMT 090 5
  • 0.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers theory and practice of procedural responsibilities related to the EMT-Intermediate. Incorporates discussion, demonstration and practical application of roles and responsibilities, patient assessment, oxygenation, ventilation, airway adjuncts, shock, intravenous therapy, intraosseous therapy, basic ECG monitoring, defibrillation, pharmacology, and EMT-Intermediate protocols. Includes 76 hours didactic training and 44 hours clinical training. Presented over two terms.Prerequisites: Oregon certified EMT- Basic, EMT 0904.

Emt Basic I

  • EMT 151
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Begins EMT-Basic training. With EMT 152, combines 140 hours didactic- and 8 hours practical training in basic pre-hospital emergency medical care and transportation of the sick and injured. Meets Oregon State Health Division and the Federal Department of Transportation requirements for the EMT-Basic. Presents skills and instruction over two terms and prepares students to take and pass the Oregon State Health division certification examination for EMT Basic.Prerequisites: Specific qualifications apply. See EMT program description in the current TVCC Catalog.

Emt Basic II

  • EMT 152
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Continues EMT-Basic training. With EMT 151, combines 140 hours didactic- and 8 hours practical training in basic pre-hospital emergency medical care and transportation of the sick and injured. Meets Oregon State Health Division and the Federal Department of Transportation requirements for the EMT-Basic. Presents skills and instruction over two terms and prepares students to take and pass the Oregon State Health division certification examination for EMT Basic.Prerequisites: Specific qualifications apply. See EMT program description in the current TVCC Catalog.

Emt Rescue

  • EMT 169
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Presents elementary procedures of rescue practices, systems, components, and control of rescue operations for rough terrain, water rescue, vehicle extrication with patient access and care, and patient packaging. Introduces techniques and tools of patient extrication. Lab included.

Emergency Comm and Patient Trans

  • EMT 170
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Includes emergency response driving, ORS, OAR, DMV laws, maintenance and safety, route planning, communication systems, radio types, and HEAR system.Prerequisites: valid drivers license.

Intro Emergency Medical Services

  • EMT 175
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers the role and responsibilities of the EMT, emergency medical services systems, medical-legal considerations, major incident response, hazardous materials awareness, and stress management.

Intro To Literature

  • ENG 104
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Examines the genre of fiction, primarily through the short story. Emphasizes the basic elements of fiction (plot, characters, conflict, theme, etc.) and how these elements are combined successfully or unsuccessfully to create a story.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Literature

  • ENG 105
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Explores the genre of drama through an examination of its basic elements and history, including required attendance at a play performance.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Literature

  • ENG 106
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Explores the genre of poetry through an examination of its basic elements and styles.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To World Literature

  • ENG 107
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Explores the development and variety of world literature from the ancient world to the present, focusing from the ancient world to the Renaissance.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To World Literature

  • ENG 108
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

Explores the development and variety of world literature from the ancient world to the present, focusing on Neoclassicism, Romanticism, and Realism.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To World Literature

  • ENG 109
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Explores the development and variety of world literature from the ancient world to the present, focusing on the Twentieth Century.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Film Studies

  • ENG 195
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Covers the history, techniques, and art of film. Includes in-class film viewing and discussions with an emphasis on how to analyze and evaluate a variety of stylistic approaches.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Shakespeare

  • ENG 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Covers a cross-section of Shakespeare's major tragedies with attention to his life and times, production techniques, the plays' relevance today, and literary conventions such as structure, theme, and characterization. May include Hamlet, Macbeth, or other selections.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Shakespeare

  • ENG 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Covers a cross-section of Shakespeare's major comedies with attention to his life and times, production techniques, the plays' relevance today, and literary conventions such as structure, theme, and characterization. May include Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, or other selections.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Shakespeare

  • ENG 203
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Covers a cross-section of Shakespeare's major histories with attention to his life and times, production techniques, the plays' relevance today, and literary conventions such as structure, theme, and characterization. May include Julius Caesar, Henry IV, or other selections, and the critics.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

English Literature

  • ENG 204
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Discusses English literature from the Middle Ages to the Sixteenth Century. Emphasizes the relationship between the work of literature and the author and age. Stresses cultural and historical differences between past ages and ours, and the enduring identities of human experience. Gives special attention to the elements of poetry and prose style.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

English Literature

  • ENG 205
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Discusses English literature from the Seventeenth Century to the Restoration and Eighteenth Century. Emphasizes the relationship between the work of literature and the author and age. Stresses cultural and historical differences between past ages and ours, and the enduring identities of human experience. Gives special attention to the elements of poetry and prose style.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

English Literature

  • ENG 206
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Discusses English literature from the Romantic, Victorian and Twentieth Century. Emphasizes the relationship between the work of literature and the author and age. Stresses cultural and historical differences between past ages and ours, and the enduring identities of human experience. Gives special attention to the elements of poetry and prose style.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Survey Of American Literature

  • ENG 253
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Traces the development of American literature from the age of exploration to the present. Focus: from the age of exploration to the Civil War.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Survey Of American Literature

  • ENG 254
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

Traces the development of American literature from the age of exploration to the present. Focus: from the Civil War to 1910.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Survey Of American Literature

  • ENG 255
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Traces the development of American literature from the age of exploration to the present. Focus: from 1910 to the present.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Women Writers

  • ENG 260
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces the literature and critical perspectives of women writers, emphasizing British and North American Women writers of the twentieth century. Focuses on developing a critical framework for examining issues related to race, gender, identity, and representation in literary works by women.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Ethnic Studies

  • ETHN 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Studies American race and ethnic relations from a modern sociological perspective, including prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, inclusion, and social justice. Focuses on early European immigration, Anglo domination, Native Americans and Asian Americans in terms of their cultural heritage, history, and current sociological issues. Covers other minority ethnic groups, and the history and current policies of immigration.

Ethnic Studies

  • ETHN 102
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Studies American race and ethnic relations from a modern sociological perspective, including prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, inclusion, and social justice. Focuses on African-Americans, Arab and Muslim Americans, and Jewish Americans in terms of their cultural heritage, history, and current sociological issues. Covers other minority ethnic groups, and the history and current policies of immigration.

Ethnic Studies

  • ETHN 103
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Studies American race and ethnic relations from a modern sociological perspective, including prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, inclusion, and social justice. Focuses on Hispanic Americans, Eastern Europeans, and religious minorities in terms of their cultural heritage, history, and current sociological issues. Covers other minority ethnic groups, and the history and current policies of immigration.

Nutrition

  • FNUT 225
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Examines the basic principles and practices which comprise the science of nutrition. Studies the effect of food and nutrient intake on the body. Examines retention of nutrients and food substances during processing, the role of digestion and absorption, and components of an adequate diet. Includes scientific research paper on therapeutic nutrition and 5 day Dietary Analysis.

Introduction To Forestry

  • FOR 111
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

This course will serve as a broad overview of the forestry dicipline. Topics covered will range from importance of forest, forest recreation, forest management, forest wildlife, forest measurement, and other forest uses. Students will be exposed to current issues in forestry with particular focus on Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Students will also learn through field trips to local forested regions.

First Year French I

  • FREN 101
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

First year French is based on the Standards for Learning French. Instruction incoporates the major organizing principles for the Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities. Grammer is taught within the context of real world interaction in the target language (French), including reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

First Year French

  • FREN 102
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

First year French is based on the Standards for Learning French. Instruction incorporates the major orgnanizing principles for the Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Communiction, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, And Communities. Grammer is taught within the context of real world interaction in the target language (French), including reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Prerequisites: FREN 101, 2 years of high school French, or instructor approval.

First Year French III

  • FREN 103
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

First year French is based on the Standards for Learning French. Instruction incorporates the major organizing principles of the Standards for Foreign Language: Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities. Grammar is taught within the context of real world interaction in the target language (French), including reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Prerequisites: FREN 102, or instructor approval.

Natural Resources Seminar

  • FWR 101
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall

Provides information and self-evaluation in areas of goal setting, educational planning, student activities, electronic student accounts, study skills, and successful navigation of the college system. Emphasizes academic and career plans for students interested in Natural Resources.

Physical Geography

  • GEOG 101
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides an overview of physical geography, including foundations of geography; solar energy, seasons, and the atmosphere; energy and global temperatures; atmospheric and oceanic circulation; and water and weather.

Intro To Cultural Geography

  • GEOG 105
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Studies the patterns of diversity and unity among the world's cultural groups. Examines the spatial interaction of society and how factors such as climate influence cultures by focusing on analysis of settlement, economics, politics, religion, language and other cultural phenomena. Includes globalization and the effects upon culture.

Intro To Gis Applications

  • GEOG 165
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

This course is an overview of the various applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). It explores cartographic principles and techniques involved in computerized map-making. It provides experience with desktop mapping software including basic interface, views, themes, tables and layouts. Basic functions such as query and editing layers will be previewed. Hands-on computer exercises will provide a practical experience in the use in several disciplines including agriculture, natural resources, city/government planning and transportation.Prerequisites: CS 120. You can be registered in CS 120 in same term as this course.

Cartography

  • GEOG 211
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

An introduction to the different types of map projections, map design, and map production.Prerequisites: CS 120, GEOG 265

Geographic Info Systems (Gis) I

  • GEOG 265
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Introduces Geographic Information Systems (GIS) using ArcView desktop mapping software. Emphasizes the management of graphic and textual information within a single system. Uses ArcView's basic tools and object-oriented data structure to create charts, graphs, reports and layouts.

Geodatabase Management

  • GEOG 267
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

This course provides an overview of the structure and capabilities of the geodatabase. Students learn how to create a geodatabase, migrate existing GIS data to a geodatabase, and edit and maintain data stored in a geodatabase. The course covers some advanced geodatabase topics including how to build a geodatabase topology: maintain data integrity using subtypes, attribute domains, and retationship classes: and create a geodatabase schema. In course exercises, students work with file geodatabases, learn how to migrate a personal geodatabase data to a file geodatabase and create various geodatabase components.Prerequisites: CS 120, GEOG 265

Geographic Info Systems (Gis) II

  • GEOG 285
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Continues advanced study of Geographic Information Systems using Arc GIS mapping software. Works with a variety of techniques and software to collect and convert data between various formats, projections, and coordinate systems to produce data in usable forms.Prerequisites: GEOG 265.

Remote Sensing

  • GEOG 286
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

From recent developments in digital image processing to the next generation of satellite systems, this comprehensive course introduces students to the latest developments in the field of remote sensing and image interpretation. The course examines the basics of analog image analysis while placing greater emphasis on digitally based systems and analysis techniques. The presentation is discipline neutral, so students in any field of study can gain a clear understandining of these systems and their virtually unlimited applications.Prerequisites: CS 120

Geospatial Capstone Course

  • GEOG 295
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

The goal of the Geospatial Capstone Course is to integrate the GIS knowledge and skills learned from the prerequisite courses and apply them to an individual GIS project. The student will use the GIS functionality found within ESRI ArcGIS software as a tool to complete their project. Homework exercises will be completed using ArcGIS software.Prerequisites: CS 120, GEOG 265, GEOG 285

Physical Geology

  • GEOL 201
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Emphasizes theories of the formation of the earth and its evolution as a system. Investigates the nature and distribution of minerals and rocks; igneous, weathering, sedimentary, and metamorphic processes; extraction of mineral resources; and the theory of plate tectonics. Labs and/or field trips required.

Physical/Historical Geology

  • GEOL 202
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Investigates earth history, earth structure, earthquakes and seismology, mountain building, plate tectonics, and mass wasting. Lab and/or field trip required.Prerequisites: GEOL 201 or GSCI 106 or instructor approval.

Physical Geology

  • GEOL 203
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Investigates the creation and distribution of land forms and the nature and consequence of surface water, ground water, glaciers, wind, deserts and shorelines. Lab and/or field trip required.Prerequisites: GEOL 201or 202, or instructor approval.

Physical Science Physics

  • GSCI 104
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Surveys the general principles of physics. May include mechanics, electricity, heat, light, and nuclear physics. Intended for non-science majors. Lab required.

Physical Science Chemistry

  • GSCI 105
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Surveys the fundamentals of inorganic chemistry, including the importance of chemistry in our modern society. Provides practical experience in measurement, density, structure of atom, nuclear chemistry, energy and environmental issues. Intended for non-science majors. Lab required.

Physical Science Geology

  • GSCI 106
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces minerals and rocks, and a survey of the principles of geology, erosion, plate tectonics and the structure of the earth. Intended for non-science majors. Lab and/or field trip required.

Physical Science Astronomy

  • GSCI 107
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Includes solar and galactic astronomy, a study of the sun, planets, stars and galaxies, and modern discoveries in the field of astronomy. Intended for non-science majors. Lab required.

Physical Science Oceanography

  • GSCI 108
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces the physical, chemical, geological, and biological processes which occur in the oceans. Intended for non-science majors. Lab and/or field trip required.

Physical Science Meteorology

  • GSCI 109
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduces the composition and structure of our atmosphere. Provides the factors and concepts that control weather and the production of wind, precipitation, clouds, storms, and climate change. Intended for non-science majors. Lab required.

Physical Science Energy

  • GSCI 110
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Surveys the various energy sources used in our society, including fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable energy sources. Addresses environmental and societal issues, energy conservation, transportation, air pollution, and global effects. Intended for non-science majors. Lab required.

Medical Terminology I

  • GSCI 161
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Examines the pronunciation, spelling, origin, meaning, and usage of scientific terms employed by health care professionals. Emphasizes human anatomical terminology. Intended for students preparing for careers in the health professions.

Medical Terminology II

  • GSCI 162
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Presents advanced vocabulary, extending and reinforcing those terms acquired in Medical Terminology I.Prerequisites: GSCI 161 or instructor permission.

Freshman Seminar

  • HDEV 112
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides information and self-evaluation in areas of goal setting, educational planning, career interest, learning styles, time management, study skills, and successful navigation of the college system (financial aid, resources, policies).

College Success

  • HDEV 120
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides student success strategies, including analyzing academic needs, developing long-term academic plans, exploring career choices, and accessing electronic and human resources on campus. Presents effective communication skills, time management, test taking, note taking, memory and study techniques, and stress management.

Life Transitions

  • HDEV 202
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Initiates empowerment of women experiencing significant changes or seeking new directions for their lives. Emphasizes personal development by exploring values, interests, strengths, and abilities using assessments and professional guidance. Examines choices in terms of careers, education, volunteer work and personal creativity. Helps women develop a plan of action to reach the goals they have set for themselves.

Career Planning

  • HDEV 208
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Assists students in identifying skills, interests and values as they relate to career choices. Includes self-assessment, career exploration, job search strategies, decision-making, and goal setting. Requires students to conduct informational interviews and begin to build personal portfolios.

Complete Job Finder

  • HDEV 209
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides intensive instruction in job search skills. Explores local and statewide options for employers. Examines what makes a qualified employee in both hard and soft skills.

History Of Western Civilizations

  • HIST 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines the major ideas, issues, events and personalities of the time. Offers different frameworks of analysis to enhance comprehension and critical thinking. Includes the Birth of Civilization, Greece and Rome, Middle Ages, and Renaissance.

History Of Western Civilizations

  • HIST 102
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

Examines the major ideas, issues, events and personalities of the time. Offers different frameworks of analysis to enhance comprehension and critical thinking. Includes the Reformation, Absolutism, the Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, and the French Revolution.

History Of Western Civilizations

  • HIST 103
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Examines the major ideas, issues, events and personalities of the time. Offers different frameworks of analysis to enhance comprehension and critical thinking. Includes the age of Napoleon, the age of nation-states, the birth of modern European thought. World War I, Great Depression, World War II, the Vietnam War, and through to the present.

U.S. History

  • HIST 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Examines the major ideas, issues, events, and personalities of the time. Offers different frameworks of analysis to enhance comprehension and critical thinking. Includes early migration into North America through nationhood to the eve of the Civil War.

U.S. History

  • HIST 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Examines the major ideas, issues, events and personalities of the time. Offers different frameworks of analysis to enhance comprehension and critical thinking. Includes westward movement, Civil War, industrial America, and the Progressive Era.

U.S. History

  • HIST 203
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Examines the major ideas, issues, events and personalities of the time. Offers different frameworks of analysis to enhance comprehension and critical thinking. Includes WWI, Depression and New Deal, WWII, Vietnam War, and the 1960's through to the present.

Intro To Plant Growth

  • HORT 111
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Covers basic botany along with a study of principles of plant growth and reproduction. Emphasis is on understanding how plants grow and the factors which influence yield and quality. Students will learn basic plant parts and their functions.

Plant Propagation

  • HORT 211
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Presents theory and methodology for reproducing plants by seed and rootstock. Covers anatomy, physiology, and genetics related to plant propagation as well as grafting.

Plant Pathology

  • HORT 250
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers symptoms, causal agents, diagnosis, and prevention of plant diseases with emphasis on fungi, bacteria, nematode, and virus pathogens.

First Aid and Cpr

  • HPE 120
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Teaches the proper techniques in administering CPR and rescue breathing on an adult, child and infant and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on an adult and child victim. Presents the proper techniques for clearing an obstructed airway on both a conscious and unconscious victim of any age, and the proper first aid procedures to control bleeding, treat for shock, bandage wounds, splint broken bones and numerous other emergency care techniques. Awards two certifications from the American Heart Association upon successful completion of both the American Heart Association's CPR and First Aid exams.

Intro To P.E. and Health

  • HPE 131
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduces the broad spectrum of fields related to exercise science. Covers the history, and current and future trends within the exercise field. Includes an introduction to anatomy. Discusses athletic training as a profession, biomechanics and exercise physiology, and modern trends related to nutrition, sports psychology and measurements.

Advanced Basketball (Women)

  • HPE 180 B
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Advanced training in the sport of basketball. Team concepts for basketball will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Basketball Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 BC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of basketball. Conditioning basketball athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Cross Country (Women)

  • HPE 180 C
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Advanced training in the sport of cross country. Team concepts for cross country will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Cross Country Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 CC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of cross country. Conditioning cross country athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Softball (Women)

  • HPE 180 D
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of softball. Team concepts for softball will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Softball Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 DC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of softball. Conditioning softball athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Track and Field (Women)

  • HPE 180 F
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of track and field. Team concepts for track and field will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Track and Field Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 FC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of track and field. Conditioning track and field athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Golf (Women)

  • HPE 180 G
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Advanced training in the sport of golf. Team concepts for golf will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Golf Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 GC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Advanced conditioning in the sport of golf. Conditioning golf athletes to train the aerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Rodeo (Women)

  • HPE 180 R
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of rodeo. Team concepts for rodeo will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Rodeo Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 RC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of rodeo. Conditioning rodeo athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Soccer (Women)

  • HPE 180 S
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of soccer. Team concepts for soccer will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Soccer Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 SC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of soccer. Conditioning soccer athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Tennis Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 T
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of tennis. Team concepts for tennis will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Tennis Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 TC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of tennis. Conditioning tennis athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Volleyball (Women)

  • HPE 180 V
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Advanced training in the sport of volleyball. Team concepts for volleyball will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Volleyball Conditioning (Women)

  • HPE 180 VC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of volleyball. Conditioning volleyball athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Co Educational Physical Education

  • HPE 185
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Basketball Activity

  • HPE 185 B
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Step Aerobics

  • HPE 185 D
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Winter

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Tennis Activity

  • HPE 185 E
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Aerobic Fitness

  • HPE 185 F
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Golf Activity

  • HPE 185 G
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Spring

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Walk/Jog/Weight Training

  • HPE 185 J
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Kickboxing Aerobics

  • HPE 185 K
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Spring

Focuses on three primary aspects of physical fitness: cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, and strength. The primary emphasis is on the cardiovascular component of the course. Increases cardiovascular endurance and strength utilizing punching and kicking techniques while incorporating various aerobic methods.

Swimming

  • HPE 185 S
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Utilizes swimming pool facilities for aerobic activities. Students will be allowed to set their own schedules in accordance with pool hours.

Aerobic/Weight Training

  • HPE 185 T
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Weight Training

  • HPE 185 W
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Yoga

  • HPE 185 Y
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides instruction and physical exercise and conditioning around a specific activity or sport. Features courses in basketball, aerobic activities, jogging, weight training, yoga, golf, swimming, tennis, and seasonal activity classes.

Advanced Basketball (Men)

  • HPE 190 B
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Advanced training in the sport of basketball. Team concepts for basketball will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Basketball Conditioning (Men)

  • HPE 190 BC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of basketball. Conditioning basketball athletes to train the aerobic and anerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Cross Country (Men)

  • HPE 190 C
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Advanced training in the sport of cross country. Team concepts for cross country will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Cross Country Conditioning (Men)

  • HPE 190 CC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of cross country. Conditioning cross country athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Baseball (Men)

  • HPE 190 D
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of baseball. Team concepts for baseball will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Baseball Conditioning (Men)

  • HPE 190 DC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of baseball. Conditioning baseball athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Track and Field (Men)

  • HPE 190 F
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of track and field. Team concepts for track and field will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Track and Field Conditioning (Men)

  • HPE 190 FC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of track and field. conditioning track and field athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Golf (Men)

  • HPE 190 G
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Advanced training in the sport of golf. Team concepts for golf will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Golf Conditioning (Men)

  • HPE 190 GC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Advanced conditioning in the sport of golf. Conditioning golf athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Rodeo (Men)

  • HPE 190 R
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of rodeo. Team concepts for rodeo will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Rodeo Conditioning (Men)

  • HPE 190 RC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of rodeo. Conditioning rodeo athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Soccer (Men)

  • HPE 190 S
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of soccer. Team concepts for soccer will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated player development, and mental preparation.

Soccer Conditioning (Men)

  • HPE 190 SC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of soccer. Conditioning soccer athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Advanced Tennis (Men)

  • HPE 190 T
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced training in the sport of tennis. Team concepts for tennis will be taught that include strategy for competition, drill work associated with player development, and mental preparation.

Tennis Conditioning (Men)

  • HPE 190 TC
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Advanced conditioning in the sport of tennis. Conditioning tennis athletes to train the aerobic and anaerobic systems for the enhancement of player performance.

Professional Activities

  • HPE 194
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Introduces team and/or individual sports, providing a sound foundation of skill development and knowledge in each area of the sport. Emphasizes methods, and progression and analysis of motor skills needed to become an effective teacher of each selected sport and/or event. Concentrates on one sport each quarter in the following six-quarter rotation: soccer, volleyball, tennis, softball, basketball, and golf. Lab required.

Intro To Athletic Training I

  • HPE 259
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Introduces the history, characteristics and employment opportunities for athletic trainers. Discusses epidemiology of injuries, recognition of specific injuries, and a variety of conditions related to the health of the athlete. Includes civil litigation, preparing to become an athletic trainer, day to day tasks required, structure of a sports medicine team, prevention and management of injuries and how to establish an emergency response plan.

Intro To Athletic Training II

  • HPE 260 J
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces the proper techniques of injury evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and/or care of athletic injuries. Covers anatomical structures of the foot, ankle, lower leg, knee, thigh, hip, groin, thoracic region, chest, back, ribs, back, fingers, wrist, hand, elbow, shoulder, head, neck, and spinal area. Discusses how each functions and what injuries may occur. Covers the relevant soft tissue structures, including muscle tendon units, cartilage, and ligamentous structures. Teaches students to complete injury evaluations and provides a working knowledge of how each injury occurred.

Taping and Bracing

  • HPE 261 J
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Demonstrates multiple techniques in preventing, supporting and protecting athletes from injury by means of taping, bracing, wrapping and/or splinting. Uses various braces, splints and types of tape for numerous body parts, including feet, ankles, lower leg, knees, hip/groin, shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands and fingers.

Pe Professional Activities Methods

  • HPE 294
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Introduces team and/or individual sports, providing a sound foundation of skill development and knowledge in each area of the sport. Emphasizes methods, and progression and analysis of motor skills needed to become an effective teacher of each selected sport and/or event. Concentrates on one sport each quarter in the following six-quarter rotation: soccer, volleyball, tennis, softball, basketball, and golf. Lab required.

Health and Fitness For Life

  • HPE 295
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Explores wellness concepts and emphasizes how to maximize health by making informed choices in regards to total wellness, fitness, nutrition and other lifestyle changes. Covers muscle strength and endurance, cardiovascular issues, lifestyle related diseases and their risk factors, and prevention methods.

Rough Stock I

  • HPRD 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Teaches basic skills of rough stock rodeo events and activities. Includes physical and mental aspects of successful rodeo competition. Provides opportunity to practice on live animals.

Rough Stock II

  • HPRD 102
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Continues skill acquisition of Rough Stock I, emphasizing sharpening skills, improving techniques and preparing for competition.

Rough Stock III

  • HPRD 103
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Includes participation in NIRA competition and organizing and conducting a college rodeo event..

Timed Events I

  • HPRD 104
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Teaches basic timed event skills, emphasizing sharpening techniques and the mental and physical aspects of rodeo competition. Provides opportunity to practice with live animals. Requires the student to have a suitable horse for timed events competition.

Timed Events II

  • HPRD 105
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

A continuation of Timed Events I with emphasis on preparation for competition.

Timed Events III

  • HPRD 106
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Provides students the opportunity to participate in NIRA competitions and organize and conduct their own college rodeo.

Addictions Pharmacology

  • HSER 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Explains how alcohol and other drugs are processed in the body and the brain. Includes the physiological effects of alcohol and other drugs on the human body, and the possible implications for the treatment and prevention of problems that arise from their use.Prerequisites: Pass WR 095 with a C- or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 012, or suitable placement score.

Drug Use, Misuse and Addiction

  • HSER 102
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Introduces students to drug classification systems and specific drugs within each classification, including physiological and psychological effects, signs and symptoms of use, abuse, dependence, overdose and withdrawal. Examines treatment modalities and the recovery process. Co-requisite: HSER 101.

Stress Management

  • HSER 152
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Identifies specific personal stressors and develops skills that enable students to more effectively deal with stress. Applies techniques including breathing, meditation, systematic desensitization, visualizations, and progressive muscle relaxation to reduce physical and psychological manifestations of stress.

Alcohol/Drugs and Family

  • HSER 200
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Explores the role of the counselor in the chemically dependent family, from identification of roles through intervention strategies and treatment modalities. Includes competency-based education techniques, including group activities, presentations, research, readings, role playing, attendance in community meetings, and interviewing professionals in the field of family therapy. Co-requisite: HSER 101.

Counseling Techniques I

  • HSER 202
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduces a variety of techniques used in group and individual counseling practices, emphasizing those relevant to addictions treatment. Explores cultural diversity, self-awareness in one's personal and professional life, and clients with disabilities. Discusses establishing a helping relationship with the client, professional responsibilities, adapting counseling strategies to individual characteristics of the client, and crisis management skills.Prerequisites: HSER 101 and HSER 102 or 200, with a grade of C- or better.

Case Management- Capstone

  • HSER 219
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer

Covers the preparation of clinical documentations related to screening and intake processes, assessments, treatment plans, reports, progress notes, discharge summaries, and other client-related data. Applies state ASAM and other professionally relevant standards.Prerequisites: HSER 101, 102, 200, 202, 224, 226 and 228 with a grade of C- or better.

Group Skills For Substance Abuse

  • HSER 224
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Presents strategies from accepted and culturally appropriate models for group counseling with clients with a variety of disorders including substance abuse. Focuses on the ethical use of groups as an effective therapeutic intervention. Addresses leadership behaviors, group formation and group states.Prerequisites: HSER 202 and HSER 228 with a grade of C- or better,

Ethics For Addictions Counseling

  • HSER 226
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Provides information on personal and professional ethics that apply to addictions counselors. Discusses personal issues and values, client rights, confidentiality, when to report abuse, self-care, sexual dilemmas, cultural diversities and standards, dual relationships and professional code of ethics.Prerequisites: HSER 101 or HSER 102, or HSER 200

Screening and Assessment

  • HSER 228
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Surveys the process of obtaining and interpreting client information to determine substance abuse and substance dependence issues. Investigates how to utilize collateral information to determine client characteristics and needs, courses of action and available resources with the client's community. Presents the importance of gathering and interpreting information necessary for treatment planning and evaluating the progress of clients.Prerequisites: HSER 101 and 102, or 200 with a grade of C- or better.

Infectious Diseases:Addiction Risk

  • HSER 248
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer

Explores the relationship between alcohol and other drug abuse and infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, sexually-transmitted diseases and hepatitis. Provides counseling techniques for assisting clients to identify personal risk and practice harm reduction. Also addresses special issues affecting diverse populations. Examines personal issues/discomforts arising from frankly discussing sexual behaviors of clients.

Intro To Humanities

  • HUMN 148
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Explores the question, "What does it mean to be human?" through examining the interrelationships of literature, art, and music. Focus: Classical and Medieval periods.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Humanities

  • HUMN 149
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Explores the question, "What does it mean to be human?" through examining the interrelationships of literature, art, and music. Focus: Renaissance through Neoclassical periods.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a C or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Humanities

  • HUMN 150
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Explores the question, "What does it mean to be human?" through examining the interrelationships of literature, art, and music. Focus: Romanticism to the present.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Employment Strategies

  • INED 156
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Prepares students to create a resume and cover letter, research internet job sources and job search techniques, prepare a portfolio of work examples, and contact potential employers. Provides practical experience through "mock interviews". Discusses appropriate dress for interviews. Includes different work place personality types and conflict resolution.

Intro To Journalism

  • JOUR 226
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Describes the editorial business and mechanical procedures used in newspaper/broadcast news production. Includes printing and production processes, page layout, broadcast packaging, style, headline/teaser writing.Prerequisites: JOUR 216

Basic Mathematics I

  • MATH 010
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces basic math concepts, emphasizing the ability to understand and use basic operations with whole numbers applied to real-life situations. Includes the concepts of fractions and operations with fractions.Prerequisites: Suitable placement score.

Basic Mathematics II

  • MATH 020
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Reviews basic math up to algebra, equipping the student with everyday math skills, and preparing for success in later math courses.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 10, or suitable placement score.

Prealgebra

  • MATH 025
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Extends the study of fractions, decimals, ratio/proportion/percent, measurement, and integers in an algebra setting. Covers algebraic expressions and equations, and introduces graphing. Bridges the gap between the concrete operations of arithmetic and the abstract concepts of algebra for students needing additional preparation in order to succeed in the algebra sequence.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 20, or suitable placement score.

Beginning Algebra I

  • MATH 060
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Presents introductory algebra topics and elementary problem solving techniques, including real numbers, linear equations, introduction to graphing, and the concept of functions. No familiarity with algebra is expected prior to this course.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 25 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Technical Math I

  • MATH 063
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Meets the needs of technical/vocational students. Includes the real number system, accuracy and precision concepts, basic algebraic concepts and operations, functions and graphs, and basic geometry. Familiarity with algebra is expected.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 25 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Beginning Algebra II

  • MATH 065
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Presents introductory algebra and extends critical thinking and problem solving techniques. Includes factoring polynomials, solving quadratic equations, simplifying and solving rational and radical expressions.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 60 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Algebra Review

  • MATH 070
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Integrates the use of technology to solve problems and aid the study of the functions of real numbers. Includes the study of data tables, elementary variable manipulation, function, linear and quadratic functions, linear systems of equations, and inequalities.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 65 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Intermediate Algebra

  • MATH 095
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Emphasizes critical thinking skills and integration of technology to solve problems. Includes quadratic equations, inequalities, linear models and graphs of nonlinear models, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 70 with a "C-" or better, or pass both MATH 60 and 65 with an "A" or "A-", or suitable placement score.

Intro To Graphing Calculators

  • MATH 103
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces graphing technology with an emphasis on mathematical applications. Presents graphing calculator skills which are normally acquired in Math 70 and 95.

Contemporary Mathematics

  • MATH 105
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Explores everyday applications of mathematics, including geometry, trigonometry, finance, probability, statistics, US and metric measurement.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 95 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

College Algebra

  • MATH 111
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Emphasizes critical thinking and use of graphical calculator technology to solve problems. Explores functions and their graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 95 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Elementary Functions

  • MATH 112
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies trigonometry and problem solving, including trigonometric functions and their graphs and inverse functions, trigonometric identities and equations, and vectors.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 111 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Analysis/Geometry/Precalculus

  • MATH 113
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies pre-calculus, including matrices, determinants, sequences, series, probability, and analytical geometry.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 111 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Fundamentals Of Elementary Math I

  • MATH 211
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Prepares the future elementary school teacher to teach math more effectively by giving them a deeper understanding of math. Covers problem solving, sets, numeration, whole numbers, and number theory.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 95 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Fundamentals Of Elementary Math II

  • MATH 212
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Prepares the future elementary school teacher to teach math more effectively by giving them a deeper understanding of math. Covers fractions, decimals, integers, real numbers, statistics and probability.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 95 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Fundamentals Of Elementary Math III

  • MATH 213
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Prepares the future elementary school teacher to teach math more effectively by giving them a deeper understanding of math, including geometry.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 95 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Calculus For Mgmt, Life Social Sci

  • MATH 241
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Calculus for Management, Life and Social Science Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals. Applications are investigated from science, business, and social science perspectives. Graphics calculator required.TI 84/89 calculator recommended.Prerequisites: Pass Math 111 with a C- or better, or suitable placement score.

Calculas For Mgmt,social Sci II

  • MATH 242
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer

Introduction to differential and integral calculus of polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions with applications in the social and managerial sciences.Prerequisites: Pass Math 241 with a C- or better.

Intro To Probability and Statistics I

  • MATH 243
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces elementary statistics, including frequency, descriptive statistics, correlation, regression, measures of center probability, binomial and standards distributions and central limit theorem.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 111 or 105 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Probability and Statistic II

  • MATH 244
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Continues the study of statistics, covering inferential statistics, hypothesis testing, rank correlation, signed rant test, population proportions, Kruskal-Wallis test, Chi-Square, and non-parametric methods.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 243 with a "C-" or better.

Calculus I

  • MATH 251
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Explores differential calculus of single real variable functions, including limits, continuity and differentiation, maxima and minima, curve sketching, applications, and anti-differentiation.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 112 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score. Math 113 strongly recommended.

Calculus II

  • MATH 252
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Explores integral calculus of single, real variable functions, including definite and indefinite integrals, and techniques and applications of integration.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 251 with a "C-" or better.

Calculus III

  • MATH 253
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Explores differential equations, sequences, series, and applications.Prerequisites: Pass MATH 252 with a "C-" or better. MATH 113 strongly recommended.

Medical Transcription I

  • MREC 110
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Provides transcription practice of authentic physician-dictated medical reports organized by body systems or medical specialties. Emphasizes development of accuracy, speed, medical knowledge for the transcription of medical reports, and the efficient use of reference materials and other resources. Emphasizes editing and proofreading techniques, and grammar and punctuation review.Prerequisites: OA 226M, or instructor approval.

Medical Transcription II

  • MREC 111
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Provides transciption practice of authentic physician-dictated medical reports organized by body systems or medical specialties. Emphasizes development of accuracy, speed, medical knowledge for the transcription of medical reports, and the efficient use of reference materials and other resources. Emphasizes editing and proofreading techniques, and grammar and punctuation review. Lab required.Prerequisites: MREC 110

Medical Office Procedures

  • MREC 116
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Covers work routines of a medical office assistant, including scheduling appointments, maintaining patient account records, preparing a variety of health insurance forms, and other medically related document preparation. Requires transcription of medical documents and letters. Lab included. Medical Terminology recommended.

Surgical Transcription

  • MREC 120
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

The SUM Program Surgery Transcription Unit contains 8 hours of surgical dictation at an intermediate level. This training prepares students for surgical transcription for multispecialty clinics, group practices, medical centers, hospitals, and transcription services.Prerequisites: MREC 111 or previous experience transcribing medical dictation for family practice physicians.

Urology/Nephrology Transcription

  • MREC 123
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

This course provides urology and nephrology transcription training. There is authentic urology and nephrology dictation, including HandP's, consultations, discharge summaries, operative reports, and more. Dictations include reports on the above as well as correction of urinary incontinence, renal transplant, transurethral resection of bladder and prostate, treatment or urolithiasis, trauma, and others. Lab includedPrerequisites: MREC 111

Obstetrics/Gynecology Transcription

  • MREC 124
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

This course provides obstetrics and gynecology transcription training. There is authentic obstetrics and gynecology dictation, including HandP's, emergency department reports, discharge summaries, operative reports, and more. Dictations include dilatation and curettage, diagnostic laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, obstetrics, laparoscopy, tubal ligation, hysterectomy, anterior and posterior repair, and others. Lab included.Prerequisites: MREC 111

Cardiology Transcription

  • MREC 125
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Teaches cardiology dictation and transcription training, including HandP�s, discharge summaries, operative reports, and more. Includes dictations of electrocardiograms, cardiac bypass, Doppler studies, arteriosclerosis, catheterizations, treadmill tests, and others. Lab included.Prerequisites: MREC 111

Gastrointestinal Transcription

  • MREC 126
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Presents gastrointestinal dictation and transcription training, including HandP�s, discharge summaries, operative reports, and more. Dictations include laparoscopy, hernia repair, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, pancreatic tumor, colon carcinoma, esophageal varices, and upper endoscopy. Lab included.Prerequisites: MREC 111

Orthopedic Transcription

  • MREC 127
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Teaches orthopedic dictation and transcription training, including HandP�s, discharge summaries, operative reports, and more. Dictations include herniated cervical disk, carpal tunnel syndrome, torn rotator cuff, ilizarov leg lengthening, arthroscopy, hip replacement, luque rod insertion, fractures, and others. Lab included.Prerequisites: MREC 111

Medical Billing I

  • MREC 210
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Covers the roles and compliance issues for an insurance billing specialist; claims processes and introductions to procedural and diagnostic coding; health care payers - the �Blues�, Medicare, Medicaid and other programs. Recommended: Medical terminology background or concurrent enrollment in GSCI 161.

Medical Billing II

  • MREC 211
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Continues, with additional emphasis, addressing areas covered in MREC 210. Covers hospital billing for both inpatient and outpatient.Prerequisites: MREC 210

Special Ensembles

  • MUP 114
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Offers applied instruction and participation in small performance groups (i.e. vocal solos, duets, trios, quartets, etc.) and small instrumental groups for the first year student. Offers experience in varied styles and numerous performances.

Applied Piano

  • MUP 171
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, guitar, and other instruments for the first year student. Fee Required.

Applied Organ

  • MUP 173
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Voice

  • MUP 174
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Violin

  • MUP 175
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Viola

  • MUP 176
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instructing in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, electronic keyboard, guitar. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Cello

  • MUP 177
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instructing in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, electronic keyboard, guitar. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Bass

  • MUP 178
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instructing in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, electronic keyboard, guitar. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Guitar

  • MUP 180
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Flute

  • MUP 181
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Clarinet

  • MUP 183
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Saxophone

  • MUP 184
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Trumpet

  • MUP 186
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Trombone

  • MUP 188
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Misc Instruments

  • MUP 192
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Concert Band

  • MUP 202
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers applied study and performance to anyone in the community with previous band experience, from high school age to adults. Studies and performs traditional and contemporary band literature. Rehearses evenings.

Jazz Band

  • MUP 205
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers applied study and performance in an ensemble, by audition. Concentrates on big band jazz arrangements and jazz ensemble styles.

Special Ensembles

  • MUP 214
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers applied study in small performance groups (i.e. vocal solos, duets, trios, quartets, etc.) and small instrumental groups for the second year student. Offers experience in varied styles of music chosen by students and instructor. Includes numerous community performances.

Wind Ensemble

  • MUP 215
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Offers applied study and performance in wind ensemble format. Includes study of traditional and contemporary concert band literature and at least one major concert per term.

Treasure Valley Chorale

  • MUP 221
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers rehearsal and performance of choral literature. Open to all singers.

Concert Choir

  • MUP 222
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Performs choral literature of all styles and historical periods. No previous choral experience necessary.

Vocal Jazz Ensemble

  • MUP 225
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Performs vocal jazz repertoire and other styles of music. Open by audition only.

Symphony Orchestra

  • MUP 242
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers applied study and performance for string and wind players interested in playing orchestral literature with the Treasure Valley Symphony. Rehearses evenings and is open to all interested musicians, including high school students.

Applied Piano

  • MUP 271
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, or other instrument for the second year student. Fee required.

Applied Organ

  • MUP 273
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Voice

  • MUP 274
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Violin

  • MUP 275
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Guitar

  • MUP 280
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Flute

  • MUP 281
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Clarinet

  • MUP 283
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Saxophone

  • MUP 284
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Trumpet

  • MUP 286
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Trombone

  • MUP 288
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brasses, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Applied Misc. Instruments

  • MUP 292
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, and electronic keyboards. Lessons on most instruments can be arranged.

Music Fundamentals

  • MUS 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Acquaints students with the elements of music fundamentals. Includes note reading, rhythm skills, and basic theory.

Music Appreciation

  • MUS 105
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies the elements of music, classical music of the Western World, its historical creation, and listening samples taken from the select composers across the historical periods and styles.

Music Theory I

  • MUS 111
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Examines the elements, structures, and patterns of music and analyzes the styles of major composers. Includes beginning level music writing. Co-requisite: MUS 114

Music Theory I

  • MUS 112
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Examines the elements, structures, and patterns of music and analyzes the styles of major composers. Includes writing music manuscript.Prerequisites: MUS 111, or instructor approval. Co-requisite: MUS 115.

Music Theory I

  • MUS 113
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Examines the elements, structures, and patterns of music and analyzes the styles of major composers. Includes writing music manuscript.Prerequisites: MUS 112, or instructor approval. Co-requisite: MUS 116.

Sight Singing/Ear Training

  • MUS 114
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall

Offers practice in dictation and reading music. Stresses solfege, written dictation of rhythms and intervals. Co-requisite: MUS 111.

Sight Singing/Ear Training

  • MUS 115
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Winter

Offers practice in dictation and reading music. Stresses solfege, written dictation of rhythm and intervals. Co-requisite: MUS 112.

Sight Singing/Ear Training

  • MUS 116
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Spring

Offers practice in dictation and reading music by sight. Stresses solfege, written dictation of rhythm and intervals. Co-requisite: MUS 113.

Class Piano

  • MUS 131
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers theory and practice in piano and basic keyboard techniques for the first quarter student.

Class Piano

  • MUS 132
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers theory and practice in piano and basic keyboard techniques for the first quarter student.Prerequisites: MUS 131, or instructor approval.

Class Piano

  • MUS 133
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Offers theory and practice in piano and basic keyboard techniques for the first quarter student.Prerequisites: MUS 132, or instructor approval.

Intro To Music and Its Literature

  • MUS 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies the elements, forms and historical styles of music with emphasis on listening to recordings. Introduces musical terminology, the instruments of the orchestra, and music though the middle ages.

Intro To Music and Its Literature

  • MUS 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies the elements, forms and historical styles of music with emphasis on listening to recordings. Studies music and composers of the Renaissance and Baroque Eras. Pre-requisite: MUS 201, or instructor approval.

Intro To Music and Its Literature

  • MUS 203
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

Studies the elements, forms and historical styles of music with emphasis on listening to recordings. Includes music and composers of the Classical and Romantic Eras. Pre-requisite: MUS 201, or instructor approval.

Intro To Jazz History

  • MUS 205
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies jazz music represents, the historical creation of jazz and the jazz masters and their music from the early African and European influences to contempory trends. The selected textbook is required.

Intro To The History Of Rock Music

  • MUS 206
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Studies the elements of music, rock music, and its attendant sub-genres, its historical creation, and listening to samples taken from select artists across the different periods and styles.

Music Theory II

  • MUS 211
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Offers a brief review of Music Theory I with emphasis on the basics of four-part writing. Studies different types of modulation (composition and analysis). Includes construction and usage of altered chords in the context of the chord progression and analysis.Prerequisites: MUS 113. Co-requisite: MUS 214

Music Theory II

  • MUS 212
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Examines the structure and elements of music through analysis of the styles of major composers. Includes some composition.Prerequisites: MUS 211. Co-requisite: MUS 215

Music Theory II

  • MUS 213
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Examines the structure and elements of music through analysis of the styles of major composers. Includes some composition.Prerequisites: MUS 212. Co-requisite: MUS 216

Keyboard Harmony

  • MUS 214
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Offers theory and practice in piano techniques such as modulation, transposition, chord reading and extemporaneous playing. Co-requisite: MUS 211

Keyboard Harmony

  • MUS 215
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Offers theory and practice in piano techniques such as modulation, transposition, chord reading and extemporaneous playing. Co-requisite: MUS 212.

Keyboard Harmony

  • MUS 216
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Offers theory and practice in piano techniques such as modulation, transposition, chord reading and extemporaneous playing. Co-requisite: MUS 213

Basic Conducting

  • MUS 260
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Presents fundamental techniques of conducting, including baton fundamentals, rehearsal techniques, and score reading.

Intro To Wildland Fire (Fft2)

  • NATR 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Includes S-130, S-190, and L-180 training. Provides entry level firefighter skills, including the primary factors affecting the start and spread of wildfires, and recognition of potentially hazardous situations. Meets the fire behavior training needs of a firefighter type 2 (FFT2) on an incident as outlined in the PMS 310-1.

L-280 Followership To Leadership

  • NATR 102
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Offers a self-assessment opportunity for individuals preparing to step into a leadership role. Combines one day of classroom instruction followed by a second day in the field, working through a series of problem solving events.Prerequisites: NATR 101

Applied Botany

  • NATR 103
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces plant identification. Familiarizes students with basic field characteristics necessary for identifying forest and range plants. Includes terminology, morphology, nomenclature and classification with basic techniques for using plant keys. Introduces ecological concepts and plant relationships. Lab required.

S-290 Intermediate Fire Behavior

  • NATR 104
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Prepares the prospective supervisor to undertake safe and effective fire management operations. Develops fire behavior prediction knowledge and skills. Discusses fire environment differences.Prerequisites: NATR 101.

Field Methods In Natural Resources

  • NATR 105
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

This course serves as an introduction to field work in Natural Resources. Classes will be held largely outside using a variety of field measurement tools and methods used commonly by natural resource professionals in subdisciplines of water resources, wildlife, forestry, cartgraphy, range management, surveying, and other related fields. Lab required

Intro To Fire Effects

  • NATR 106
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Introduces the physical and biological effects of fire on ecosystems. Includes effects on individual plants and animals, range sites, timbered areas, air quality, watersheds, soil, and other related resources. Lab required.

S-260 Interagency Incident Bus Mgt

  • NATR 107
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides general training needs for all positions requiring an understanding of interagency incident business management.Prerequisites: NATR 101.

S-270 Basic Air Operations

  • NATR 108
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Discusses aircraft types and capabilities, aviation management and safety for flying and working with agency aircraft, tactical and logistical uses of aircraft, and requirements for helicopter take-off and landing areas.Prerequisites: NATR 101.

S-200 Initial Attack Ic

  • NATR 109
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

This course will provide the individual in charge of the initial attack of small non-complex fires, the training needed for size-up, deployment of forces, suppression, mopup, communications, and administrative duties.Prerequisites: NATR101, NATR 104.

Intro To Natural Resources

  • NATR 111
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

The term "Natural Resources" covers a variety of topics and disciplines. This course serves as an introduction to the broad diverse field of natural resources. Each week students will research and study various disciplines within Natural Resources. Much time will be focused on current issues in various fields. Field labs to regional natural resource sites as well as guest lectures will be held weekly. Lab required

Global Positioning Systems (Gps)

  • NATR 112
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

Acquaints the student with global positioning systems or GPS. Includes what GPS is, its uses, its short-comings, and field experience in the use of the equipment. Lab required.

S-230 Crew Boss-Single Resource

  • NATR 115
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Produces student proficiency in the performance of duties associated with the single resource boss position from initial dispatch through demobilization to the home unit. Includes operational leadership, preparation and mobilization, assignment preparation, risk management, entrapment avoidance, safety and tactics, offline duties, demobilization, and post incident responsibilities.Prerequisites: NATR 101, NATR 102, NATR 104. Recommended prerequisite: NATR 121.

S-215 Fire Operation Wildland/Urban

  • NATR 116
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Assists structure and wildland firefighters in making tactical decisions when confronting wildland fire that threatens life, property, and improvements, in the wildland/urban interface. Includes size-up, initial strategy, structure triangle, tactics, action assessment, public relations, and followup and safety.

S-231 Engine Boss-Single Resource

  • NATR 117
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Winter

Produces student proficiency in the performance of the duties associated with engine boss, single resource, including engine and crew capabilities and limitations, information sources, fire size-up consideration, tactics, and wildland/urban interface.Prerequisites: NATR 101, NATR 104, NATR 115.

S-131 Squad Boss

  • NATR 121
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Meets the advanced training needs of the Firefighter Type I (FFT1) in an interactive format. Contains several tactical decision games designed to facilitate learning the objectives.Prerequisites: NATR 101 and one year experience in the field.

S-390 Wildland Fire Behavior Calc

  • NATR 122
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduces fire behavior calculations by manual methods, using nomograms and the Fire Behavior Handbook Appendix B. Examines the determinants of fire behavior through studying inputs (weather, slope, fuels, and fuel moisture). Instructs how to interpret fire behavior outputs, documentation processes, and fire behavior briefing components.Prerequisites: NATR 101, NATR 104, NATR 115.

S-330 Task Force/Strike Team

  • NATR 123
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Provides training for the positions of Task Force Leader and Strike Team Leader specific to wildland fire suppression, as outlined in the Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide and the Position Task Books.Prerequisites: NATR 101, NATR 104, NATR 122.

S-336 Tactical Decision Making

  • NATR 127
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides training requirements for the Operations Section of the Incident Command System.Prerequisites: NATR 101, NATR 104, NATR 115.

Map Use and Analysis

  • NATR 140
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduces the development, understanding, and practical use of planimetric and topographic maps, along with aerial photographs. Includes map scale, finding distances, directions, and area on maps and photos, and identification of map and photos features. Also introduces application of GPS and GIS in Natural Resource Management. Lab required

S-212 Wildland Fire Chain Saws

  • NATR 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chain saws, and their tactical wildland fire application. Provides entry level training for firefighters with little or no previous experience in operating a chain saw. Does not constitute certified faller designation.Prerequisites: Qualified FFT2, and current first aid/cpr certification.

S-211 Portable Pumps and Water Use

  • NATR 203
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Consists of three skill areas: supply, delivery and application of water. Requires set up, operation, and maintenance of pump equipment in a field exercise.

Intro To Watershed Management

  • NATR 217
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Surveys the theory, principles and practices involved before water is utilized for commercial production projects. Studies the microclimate, hydrology, and soil as influenced by the vegetation in relation to the regional variables of climate, geology, topography, and vegetation type and structure. Follows the water from the atmosphere, to the ground, and down the watershed to the area where it can be used for natural resources, industry, recreation, and domestic needs. Lab required.

Intro To Natural Resource Ecology

  • NATR 221
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Introduces ecology, including evolution, adaptation, plant and animal distributions, terminology, ecological relationships and interactions individual ecosystems, and global ecological principles. Stresses the ecology of the northwest.

Intro To Range Management

  • NATR 241
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces the science of range management, including identification, physiology, and ecology of range plants; stocking rate considerations; grazing system selection; range improvement methods; range inventory methods and analysis; and nutrition. Emphasizes range management objectives to provide society with meat, water, wildlife, and recreational opportunities on a sustained basis from lands unsuited for permanent cultivation. Lab required.

Outdoor Recreation Management

  • NATR 251
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Outdoor Recreation Management explores outdoor recreation as a vital aspect of natural resources and land management. Concepts discussed include multiple use management, recreational enterprises, state and federal outdoor recreation agencies, environmental education, and current topics in outdoor recreation. Lab required.

Wildlife Management

  • NATR 252
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduces the principles of wildlife management and some of the practices and techniques used in controlling wild animal populations. Emphasizes the multiple use concept necessary for natural resource management.

Natural Resource Field Studies Camp

  • NATR 290
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer

Introduces students to field work within the Natural Resource discipline. Emphasizes critical thinking in the field, remote working conditions, and teamwork approaches to problem solving. May require multiple days in the field with the potential for adverse weather conditions.

Foundations Of Nursing-Health Promo

  • NRS 110
  • 9.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Introduces the learner to framework of the OCNE curriculum. The emphasis on health promotion across the life span includes learning about self-health as well as client health practices. To support self and client health practices, student learning to access research evidence about healthy lifestyle patterns and risk factors for disease/illness. apply growth and development theory, interview clients in a culturally sensitive manner, work as members of a multidisciplinary team giving and receiving feedback about performance, and use reflective thinking about their practice as nursing students. Populations studied in the course include children, adults, older adults and the family experiencing a normal pregnancy. Includes classroom and clinical learning experience.Prerequisites: Admission to the Nursing Program.

Found Of Nursing: Chronic Illness I

  • NRS 111
  • 6.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduces assessment and common interventions (including technical procedures) for clients with chronic illnesses common across the life span in major ethnic groups within Oregon and Idaho. The client's and family's "lived experience" of the condition is explored. Clinical practice guidelines and research evidence are used to guide clinical judgements in care of individuals with chronic conditions. Multidisciplinary team roles and responsibilities are considered in the context of delivering safe, high quality health care to individuals with chronic conditions (includes practical and legal aspects of delegation). Cultural, ethical, legal, and health care delivery issues are explored through case scenarios and clinical practice. Case exemplars include children with asthma, adolescents with a mood disorder, adults with Type 2 Diabetes, and older adults with dementia. The course includes classroom and clincal learning experiences.Prerequisites: NRS 110 Co-requisites: NRS 230 and NRS 232

Found Of Nursing: Acute Care I

  • NRS 112
  • 6.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces the learner to assessment and common interventions (including relevant technical procedures) for care of patients across the life span who require acute care, including normal childbirth. Disease/illness trajectories and their translation into clinical practice guidelines and/or standard procedures are considered in relation to their impact on providing culturally sensitive, client-centered care. Includes classroom and clinical learning experiences.Prerequisites: NRS 111 Co-requisites: NRS 231 and NRS 233

Nursing In Chronic Illness II

  • NRS 221
  • 9.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

This course builds on foundations of nursing in Chronic Illness I. Chronic Illness II expands the student's knowledge related to family care giving, symptom management, and end of life concepts. These concepts are a major focus and basis for nursing interventions with patients and families. Ethical issues related to advocacy, self determination, and autonomy are explored. Complex skills associated with the assessment and management of concurrent illnesses and conditions are developed within the context of client and family preferences and needs. Skills related to enhancing communication and collaboration as a member of an interdisciplinary team are further explored. Examplars include patients with chronic mental illness and addictions as well as other chronic conditions and disabilities affecting functional status and family relationships. The course includes classroom and clinical learning experiences.Prerequisites: Completion of first year nursing courses

Nursing In Acute Care II

  • NRS 222
  • 9.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Course builds on Nursing in Acute Care I, focusing on more complex and/or unstable patient care conditions, some of which may result in death. These patient care conditions require strong noticing and rapid decision making skills. Evidence base is used to support appropriate focused assessments, and effective, efficient nursing interventions. Life span and developmental factors, cultural variables, and legal aspects of care frame the ethical decision-making employed in patient choices for treatment or palliative care with the acute care setting. Case scenarios incorporate prioritizing care needs, delegation and supervision, and family and patient teaching for either discharge planning or end-of-life care. Examplars include acute conditions affecting multiple body systems, includes classroom and clinical learning experiences.Prerequisites: NRS 221

Integrative Practicum I

  • NRS 224
  • 9.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Course is designed to formalize the clinical judgements, knowledge and skills necessary in safe, registered nurse practice. Faculty/Clinical Teaching Associates/Student Triad Model provides a context that allows the student to experience the nursing work world in a selected setting, balancing demands of job and lifelong learning. Analysis and reflection throughout the clinical experience provide the student with evaluate criteria against which they can judge their own performance and develop a practice framework. Includes seminar, self-directed study and clinical experience.Prerequisites: NRS 222

Clinical Pharmacology I

  • NRS 230
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Course introduces the theoretical background that enables students to provide safe and effective care related to drugs and natural products to persons throughout the lifespan. It includes the foundational concepts of principles of pharmacology, nonopioid analgesics, and antibiotics, as well as additional classes of drugs. Students will learn to make selected clinical decisions in the context of nursing regarding using current, reliable sources of information, understanding of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodyamics, developmental physiologic considerations, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of drug therapy, teaching persons from diverse populations regarding safe and effective use of drugs and natural products, intervening to increase therapeutic benefits and reduce potential negative effects, and communicating appropriately with other health professionals regarding drug therapy. Drugs are studied by therapeutic or pharmacological class using an organized framwork.Prerequisites: NRS 110, Anatomy and Physiology Sequence, and Microbiology

Clinical Pharmacology II

  • NRS 231
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Sequal to Clinical Pharmacology I continues to provide the theoretical background that enables students to provide safe and effective nursing care related to drugs and natural products to persons throughout the lifespan. Students will learn to make selected clinical decisions in the context of nursing regarding using current, reliable sources of information, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of drug therapy, teaching persons from diverse populations regarding safe and effective use of drugs and natural products, intervening to increase therapautic benefits and reduce potential negative effects, and communicating appropriately with other health professionals regarding drug therapy. The course addresses additional classes of drugs and related natural products not contained in Clinical Pharmacology I.Prerequisites: NRS 111, NRS 230, and NRS 232

Pathophysiological Processes I

  • NRS 232
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Course introduces pathophysiological processes that contribute to many different disease states across the lifespan and human responses to those processes. The course includes foundational concepts of cellular adaptation, injury, and death; inflammation and tissue healing; fluid and electrolyte imbalances; and physiologic responses to stressors, as well as additional pathophysiological processes. Students will learn to make selective clinical decisions in the context of nursing regarding using current, reliable sources of pathophysiology information, selecting and interpreting focused nursing assessments based on knowledge of pathophysiological processes, teaching persons from diverse populations regarding pathophysiological processes, and communicating with other health professionals regarding pathophysiological processes.Prerequisites: NRS 110, Anatomy and Physiology Sequence, and Microbiology

Pathophysiological Processes II

  • NRS 233
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Sequel to Pathophysiological Processes I continues to explore pathophysiological processes that contribute to disease states across the lifespan and human responses to those processes. Students will learn to make selected clinical decisions in the context of nursing regarding using current, reliable sources of pathophysiology information, selecting and interpreting focused nursing assessments based on knowledge of pathophysiological processes, and communicating with other health professionals regarding pathophysiological processes. The course addresses additional pathophysiological processes not contained in Pathophysiological Processes I.Prerequisites: NRS 111, NRS 230

Computer Networking I

  • NTWK 101
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides experience in current and emerging network technology, including networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, LANs, WANs, OSI models, cabling, routers, router programming, star topology, IP addressing, and network standards.Prerequisites: BA 131, or CS 120 or 160, or instructor approval.

Computer Networking II

  • NTWK 102
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides experience in current and emerging technology including networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, LANs, OSI models, Ethernet, Access Control Lists (ACL), TCP/IP addressing protocol, and dynamic routing.Prerequisites: NTWK 101.

Computer Networking III

  • NTWK 103
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduces and extends knowledge and practical experience with switches, Local Area Networks (LANs) and Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) design, configuration, maintenance, and configuring LANs and WANs. PREREQUISITE: NTWK 102

Computer Networking IV

  • NTWK 104
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Introduces and extends knowledge and practical experience with Wide Area Networks (WANs), Integrated Services Data Networks (ISDN), Point-to-Point Protocols (PPP), Frame Relay design, configuration and maintenance.Prerequisites: NTWK 103.

Medication Assistant

  • NURS 090 8
  • 0.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall

This course leads to eligibility for certification as a Medication Assistant in the state of Oregon, and meets all Oregon State Board of Nursing requirements. Upon completion of the course students will be able to safely, legally, and accurately administer and document medications to clients in appropriate healthcare settings. This course follows the approved OSBN curriculum requirements for Certified Medication Aide in Oregon.Prerequisites: Current Oregon or Idaho Certified Nursing Assistant I certification, 6 months documented full time Certified Nurses Aide I work experience (or equivalent part time experience), criminal background check).

Learning Laboratory

  • NURS 198
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Provides opportunity for students to plan independent study and activities each week for completion of specified objectives in the nursing sequence. Co-requisites: NURS 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 203

Nursing IV

  • NURS 201
  • 9.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Builds on prior learning of nursing principles with application to the obstetrical, neonate, pediatric, and the acutely ill person with complex health problems. Presents and implements increasingly complex nursing concepts and skills based on the nursing process.Prerequisites: Pass NURS 200 and FNUT 255 with a "C" or better.

Nursing V

  • NURS 202
  • 9.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Builds on prior knowledge and is based on the nursing process problem solving concepts. Emphasizes nursing care related to patients with mental health disorders and complex physical conditions. Clinical experiences focus on caring for pediatric and adult patients and beginning leadership principles in a variety of community settings.Prerequisites: Pass NURS 201, and WR 123 or SP 111, and PHRC 211 with a "C" or better.

Nursing VI

  • NURS 203
  • 10.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Builds on prior knowledge and is designed to facilitate synthesis and application of concepts, theories and nursing interventions learned in all previous nursing courses integrating the role of the registered nurse. Based on the nursing process problem solving concepts, the major emphasizes is on nursing care relating to more complex, acute health care needs. Nursing interventions for the client with crisis, regulatory and body systems needs are addressed. Priority setting and evaluation in giving care to even larger groups of clients with increasingly complex problems are also emphasized. Other concepts cover leadership principles and the transition from student to graduate in the practice of nursing and as a member of the healthcare team. This course completes the nursing requirement for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing with the graduate eligible to take the licensing examination for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).Prerequisites: Pass NURS 202 and PHRC 212 and specific elective requirements with a "C" or better.

Office Procedures

  • OA 116
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Provides the foundation necessary for entry-level employment as an office assistant with exercises that simulate entry-level administrative work situations.

Keyboarding I

  • OA 121
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Emphasizes proper techniques of keyboarding through meaningful practice and speed development. Does not include word processing concepts. Lab included.

Keyboarding II

  • OA 122
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Applies drills specific to speed building and achieving 60 wpm or better. Does not include word processing concepts. Lab included.Prerequisites: Minimum typing speed of 35 wpm.

Keyboarding Skill Building

  • OA 124
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Emphasizes improvement of proficiency in keyboarding skills (speed and accuracy). Lab included.

Legal Office Procedures I

  • OA 131
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduces substantive areas of law and legal principles as they pertain to the tasks required of the legal secretary, legal office assistant, or paralegal. Covers law topics, including the law office structure, administrative functions, court structure, civil law, criminal law, and the trial process. Lab included.Prerequisites: OA 201

Legal Office Procedures II

  • OA 132
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Continues topics of Legal Office Procedures I. Covers law topics, including probate and estate planning, family law, business organizations, real property, and contract law. Lab included.Prerequisites: OA 131

Word Processing Procedures I

  • OA 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Uses Microsoft Word to create and format Word documents using various formatting tools. Covers the skills needed for MOS certification. Lab included. Keyboarding skills recommended.

Word Processing Procedures II

  • OA 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Presents advanced features in Microsoft Word to efficiently produce professional documents. Covers the skills necessary for MOS certification. Lab included.Prerequisites: OA 201 or instructor approval.

Machine Transcription

  • OA 225
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Introduces transcription skills in order to produce mailable business documents efficiently. Emphasizes punctuation, proofreading, and word study. Lab included.Prerequisites: OA 122 with a C- or better.

Advanced Machine Transcription

  • OA 226
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Covers legal or medical transcription activities representative of actual transcription done in a legal or medical setting.Prerequisites: OA 201, and a minimum keyboarding speed of 50 wpm or permission of instructor.

Records Management

  • OA 240
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Focuses on Records Information Management (RIM). Covers terminology, data, employment opportunities, current developments, technology, and legal and ethical concerns in RIM. Includes field trips to selected businesses to provide further emphasis.

Integrated Office Applications

  • OA 290
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Provides in-depth, hands on projects with integrated applications and Internet research, including importing/exporting functions of technology and software as they relate to business documents. Emphasizes technical skills and the ability to work in teams. Provides the culminating activity (capstone course) at the end of the associate degree program for Office Administration majors. Lab included.

Philosophical Problems

  • PHIL 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces the problems and systems of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, and religion.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Pharmacodynamics

  • PHRC 211
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Builds on the basic concepts and principles of drug related mathematics, administration of medications and actions of classifications of drugs. Designed to provide the nurse with background knowledge necessary to further understanding of actions and effects of drugs on the human body as well as nursing implications. Each course deals with a different group of drug classifications. Co-requisite: NURS 201, or instructor approval.

Pharmacodynamics

  • PHRC 212
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Continues to build on the basic concepts and principles of drug related mathematics, administration of medications and actions of classifications of drugs. Designed to provide the nurse with background knowledge necessary to further understanding of actions and effects of drugs on the human body as well as nursing implications. Each course deals with a different group of drug classifications. Co-requisite: NURS 202, or instructor approval.

General Physics I

  • PHYS 201
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Explores classical mechanics, including motion, forces, and energy. Intended for students without a calculus background. Lab required.Prerequisites: MATH 112

General Physics II

  • PHYS 202
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Explores fluids, elasticity, waves and sound, thermodynamics, and electrostatics. Intended for students without a calculus background. Lab required.Prerequisites: PHYS 201.

General Physics III

  • PHYS 203
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Explores electric and magnetic theory, electronics, light, and optics. Intended for students without a calculus background. Lab required.Prerequisites: PHYS 202.

Classical Physics I

  • PHYS 211
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Explores classical mechanics, including motion, forces, and energy. Intended for students with a calculus background. Lab required.Prerequisites: MATH 251 or concurrent enrollment in MATH 251.

Classical Physics II

  • PHYS 212
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Explores fluids, elasticity, waves and sound, thermodynamics, and electrostatics. Intended for students having a calculus background. Lab required.Prerequisites: PHYS 211 and MATH 251 and 252, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 252.

Classical Physics III

  • PHYS 213
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Explores electric and magnetic theory, electronics, light, and optics. Intended for students with a calculus background.. Lab required.Prerequisites: PHYS 212, and MATH 252, and MATH 253, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 253.

American Government

  • POSC 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Introduces the principles of the American constitutional system, and examines civil liberties, minority rights, and issues of social equality.

American Government

  • POSC 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Examines issues of public opinion, interest groups, and their impact upon government systems; political party structures; campaigning and elections; the influence of media; and state and local governments.

American Government

  • POSC 203
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Examines the three branches of government plus governmental bureaucracies. Analyzes major policy areas of national government.

Psychology Of Human Relations

  • PSYC 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Emphasizes the theory and practice of human relations in the work setting, including self-management skills, role as employee, and effective participation in work groups. Stresses self awareness, awareness of others, managing stress and emotions, building healthy relationships, interpersonal communications, intercultural sensitivity, conflict resolution, and professional behavior.

General Psychology

  • PSYC 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces psychology, discussing biological processes and principles and theories of human behavior. Surveys experimental design, including elementary statistics, tests and measurements. Examines biological, and developmental aspects, including consciousness, senses, and perceptual processes.

General Psychology

  • PSYC 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Stresses memory, thinking, and developmental stages. Discusses theories of intelligence and learning. Surveys psychological processes of language and thought, motivation, emotion, and primary theories of human growth and development.Prerequisites: PSYC 201, or BIOL 101.

General Psychology

  • PSYC 203
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

Stresses abnormal psychology and social psychology. Discusses theories of personality adjustment, abnormal psychology, psychological intervention, stress, conflict, and social psychology.Prerequisites: PSYC 201, or BIOL 101.

Intro To Human Development I

  • PSYC 235
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

Discusses theoretical perspectives, and physiological, social, and psychological forces that impact the stages of human development form conception through late childhood.Prerequisites: PSYC 201, or BIOL 101.

Intro To Human Development II

  • PSYC 236
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Discusses theoretical perspectives, and physiological, social, and psychological forces that impact the stages of human development from adolescence through late adulthood. Discusses special topics pertaining to those stages in life.Prerequisites: PSYC 201, or BIOL 101.

Seasons Of Life

  • PSYC 237
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Focuses on the concept that development is a lifelong process, beginning at conception and continuing into late adulthood. Considers human development as influenced by three "clocks": the biological clock, the social clock, and the psychological clock.Prerequisites: PSYC 201, or BIOL 101.

Eastern Religions

  • R 201
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

This course uses critical reading, thinking, writing, and discussion to examine the history, evolution, ideology, philosophy, sacred practices, and rituals of the dominant and lesser known religions in the Eastern tradition, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Shinto, and Jainism..Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Western Religions

  • R 202
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

This course uses critical reading, thinking, writing, and discussion to examine the history, evolution, ideology, philosophy, sacred practices, and rituals of the dominant and lesser known religions in the Western tradition, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Zoroastrianism.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or higher, or a suitable placement score.

American Religions

  • R 203
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

This course uses critical reading, thinking, writing, and discussion to examine the history, evolution, ideology, philosophy, sacred practices, and rituals of the dominant and lesser known religions in the American tradition, including Mayan religion, Native American religions, Puritanism, LDS, Scientology, and others.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or higher, or a suitable placement score.

Reading Improvement

  • READ 011
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Includes vocabulary development and comprehension skills basic to effective reading and necessary for the pursuit of a college education.Prerequisites: Suitable placement score.

Developmental Reading

  • READ 012
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Emphasizes study strategies and thinking skills for the purpose of increasing comprehension and retention of college textbooks. Explores library resources. Emphasizes vocabulary building. Includes reading assignments requiring written responses and reflections.Prerequisites: Pass READ 11 or suitable placement score.

Independent Reading Skills

  • READ 091
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Students will use the online reading program Reading Plus to build reading skills at their individual pace. This program will individually assess student reading skills, identify skill deficiencies, create an individualized program of skill practice to address those deficiencies, and monitor student performance in specific skill areas as they progress through the program. Students will need to complete 45 lessons for this course.

Independent Reading Skills

  • READ 092
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Students will use the online reading program Reading Plus to build skills at their individual pace. This program will indivdually assess student reading skills, identify skill deficiencies, create an individualized program of skill practice to address those deficiencies, and monitor student performance in specific skill areas as they progress through the program. Students will need to complete 90 lessons.

Mechanical Systems

  • RET 103
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

This course focuses on learning the fundamentals of mechanical power. Students learn common mechanical components from nuts and bolts to gears, gear boxes, shafts, and bearings. Students perform common mechanical tasks, and learn to fine tune drive systems involving belts, chains, etc. This course demonstrates the importance of lubrication in maintaining gears and other movable parts, and emphasizes operations to reduce friction and wasted motion, which are major contributors to energy inefficiency.

Electrical System Troubleshooting I

  • RET 104
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

This course covers information on basic DC and AC electrical theory, definitions, basic component identification and analysis of series, parallel and combination circuits. Emphasis is placed on practical application, troubleshooting and problem solving. Students learn to troubleshoot common electrical problems in industry, such as low voltage, high voltage, open circuits, high resistance shorts to ground, and current/voltage unbalance. Emphasis is on prevention of electrical energy waste.

Intro To Green Technologies

  • RET 106
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Students will be introduced to economic and environmental considerations for selecting appropriate green technologies and techniques to compare technology options. Technologies in the areas of energy production, transportation, electrical systems, building systems, and agriculture will be examined. Emphasis will be on identifying and selecting appropriate and cost-effective tools and technology solutions across multiple industries and sustainable decision making.

Electrical Systems Troubleshoot II

  • RET 107
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

This course covers the theory and application of magnetism, electromagnetism, the generation of electomotive force, AC and DC motor principles, transformer theory, types and applications. Students are introduced to electrical control circuits and the operation of a transistor. Students build on basic techniques and learn systematic troubleshooting methods and procedures to solve process problems. Analyzing motor control schematics and using advanced digital multi meters are stressed. Emphasis is on prevention and correction of energy wasting problems.Prerequisites: RET 104

Building Systems

  • RET 108
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Students learn basic principles of building science to assess building energy efficiency and monitor health and safety conditions, with an emphasis on a system analysis approach to inspection. Inter-connected system analysis includes the building's envelope, foundation, walls, roof, doors, and windows. Students learn how to use diagnostic equipment to analyze the effectiveness of the building systems to maximize energy performance, comfort, efficiency, safety and durability. Students will learn about using the HVAC ducting and digital controls (DDC) systems as an aid in troubleshooting and promoting energy efficiency, and indoor air quality.

Hvacr Systems Operations

  • RET 109
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Students will learn the concepts of the basic operations of various heating and cooling systems for commercial and residential applications. This course focuses on maintenance and service procedure for initial tuning of HVACR systems for energy efficiency. Practical application of skills include: taking pressures, identifying refrigerants, recovering and recycling refrigerant, evacuating and charging refrigeration systems. Also included are all applicable safety precautions and EPA governed environmental regulations. Energy efficiency will be emphasized.

Preventive Maint/Energy Conservatio

  • RET 111
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Examines the development and implementation of a preventive maintenance program using proven actions and procedures and common computer software. Students will learn how to design, construct, and maintain industrial transfer systems. The emphasis of this course is the application of preventive maintenance strategies to green technology and efficiency.

Control Systems

  • RET 112
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Students will learn fundamentals of programmable logic control (PLC) operation, and troubleshooting. Variable speed drive operation and programming is covered as are process control principles for temperature and flow. Emphasis is on understanding of control for efficiency.

Fluid Power

  • RET 113
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

This course provides an introduction to hydraulic schematics, troubleshooting common hydraulic problems and maintaining hydraulic systems used in a variety of production applications. it also provides an introduction to operating a pneumatic system, including maintenance and troubleshooting procedures. Students learn to read, interpret, and construct fluid systems schematic diagrams containing pneumatic and hydraulic component systems. Emphasis will be on operation of fluid power systems for energy savings and pollution controls.

Geothermal Technology

  • RET 120
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduction to high- and low-temperature geothermal technology. Students will learn design concepts for direct geothermal heating and cooling systems, as well as the fundamentals of geothermal electric power generation.

Photovoltaic I

  • RET 201
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

introduces basic concepts of photovoltaics such as history, key features, terminology, and solar energy fundamentals. As well as, basic photovoltaic module fundamentals, inverters, and control systems.

Photovoltaic II

  • RET 202
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Teaches students how to size PV systems, design PV system, electrical systems and mechanical systems. It also teaches PV system analysis and troubleshooting.

Energy Audits

  • RET 204
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

This course leads students through a step by step process on how to do energy audits for residential, commercial, and industrial property.

Solar Thermal

  • RET 205
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

This class instructs students to properly design a solar thermal application for residential, commercial, or industrial application.Prerequisites: RET 201

Grant Writing

  • RET 210
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

This class instructs students where to find information about grants and incentives for renewable energy programs. It also instructs students on the process of writing and filling out forms for grants and incentives. Corequisite: WR 101

Principles Of Emergency Services

  • SFS 101
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

History and philosophy of services. Includes responsibility in the community, roles and responsibilities of paramedics and firefighters, an overview of the ICS system, and the organization and function of emergency services agencies and allied organizations education and certification. Awareness and identification of hazardous materials, emergency services apparatus fire behavior, detection and protection system and survey of professional career opportunities and requirements and resume development. Upon completion of courses, student is eligible for FESHE/FEMA/NFA certificate.

Fire Behavior and Combustion

  • SFS 110
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled. Upon completion of courses, student is eligible for FESHE/FEMA/NFA certificate

Fire Incident Related Experience I

  • SFS 151
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Fire incident related standards that fulfill the requirements of OSHA and the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training for Entry-Level Firefighter.

Fire Incident Related Experience II

  • SFS 152
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Large-diameter hose uses, attack hose procedures, ICS and passport information, firefighter responsibilities, and ISI SCBA procedures. Includes SCBA use under extreme working loads, refilling SCBA bottles, use of cascade systems, live-fire attack practices, salvage operations, overhaul practices, fire cause investigation, the firefighter's responsibility, district familiarization, map book use, radio procedures, driving laws and practices, power tool operation and maintenance, ventilation principles, and vertical ventilation. Includes a practicum for Driver certification and driving portions of Pumper Operator.Prerequisites: SFS 151

Fire Incident Related Exp III

  • SFS 153
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Practicum to function safely and effectively as an intergral member of a firefighting team and successfully pass testing for IFSAC Firefighter I. Includes a practicum for "Driver" and "Pumper Operator" certification. Students completing the course will take written and task performance tests for "Driver" certification.Prerequisites: SFS 151 and SFS 152.

Fire Pumps and Water Supply

  • SFS 158
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Theory of pump operation and scope of water supply. Types and features of various pumps, practical operation of fire pumps and acessories. Includes drafting, preplanning of hydrant and tanker operations, hydraulic calculations, water supply requirements source options, and delivery systems. This course is designed to meet the competencies as set forth by DPSST for Firefighter II and Pumper Operator.Prerequisites: SFS 151 and 152 and MATH070, or instructor permission.

Firefighters Law

  • SFS 166
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers the legal responsibilities and rights of firefighters in driving, inspection, emergency operations, communication and fire prevention. Includes firefighter's rights as a civil service employee.

Fire Department Leadership

  • SFS 169
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Role of fire service leaders in managing the daily operations of a fire company. Covers leadership concepts such as types of supervisors, including attitude, cooperation, individual differences, motivation, and communications as part of the management cycle.

Fire Protection Systems

  • SFS 171
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Types, uses, and care of portable fire extinguishers. Includes sprinklers and special extinguishing systems, standpipe systems, systems designed to detect and report fires, and fire pumps. Upon completion of courses, student is eligible for FESHE/FEMA/NFA certificate.

International Fire Codes

  • SFS 172
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Interprets the International Building Code, International Fire Code, State Fire Marshal Fire Safety Regulations and related Oregon and Idaho revised statues, N.F.P.A., and other codes relating to fire prevention and life safety.

Principles Of Fire and Emergency

  • SFS 210
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

This course introduces the basic principles and history related to the National Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavior change throughout the emergency services. Upon completion of courses, student is eligible for FESHE/FEMA/NFA certificate.

Fire Department Budgets

  • SFS 217
  • 1.00 Credit

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Outlines the budgeting process as required by Oregon and Idaho laws to include types of budgets, the process of preparing a budget, and classifying expenditures.

Fire Prevention

  • SFS 260
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

History and philosophy of fire protection through review of life and property loss statistics, case studies of fire protections agencies, current and future fire protection problems, and fire prevention laws and regulations. Develops an awareness of, and positive attitude toward fire prevention as a method of accomplishing the fire department mission. Upon completion of courses, student is eligible for FESHE/FEMA/NFA certificate.

Fire Incident Related Exp IV

  • SFS 261
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Introduces additional skills and provides a practicum to function safely and effectively as an integral member of a firefighting team and successfully pass testing for NFPA.Prerequisites: SFS 153

Fire Incident Related Exp V

  • SFS 262
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Introduce new skills and provides a practicum for NFPA Firefighter II, Driver, and Pumper Operator certifications. Assists with entering the job market and in becoming more successful in competitive fire service entry processes.Prerequisites: SFS 261

Fire Incident Related Exp VI

  • SFS 263
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Includes skills and provides a practicum for NFPA Firefighter II, Driver, and Pumper Operation certifications. Prepares students for entering the job market and assists them in becoming more successful in competitive fire service entry processes. Introduces contemporary issues regarding the furnishing of emergency services. Students completing the course will take written and task performance tests for NFPA Firefighter II.Prerequisites: SFS 262

Public Info For The Fire Service

  • SFS 284
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides students with the ability to identify public and proprietary information to form media releases and develop and maintain positive relations with media representatives.Prerequisites: WR 121

General Sociology

  • SOC 204
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Presents basic theories, concepts, and processes involved in scientific study of society, including culture, socialization, social structure, social interaction, and formal organizations.

General Sociology

  • SOC 205
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

Examines deviance. Studies social stratification, issues of social class, gender, racial and ethnic groups, the elderly, and collective behavior.

General Sociology

  • SOC 206
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Applies sociological analysis of social change and trends in the family, religion, education, economics, politics, and medicine.

Marriage/Family/Intimate Relations

  • SOC 210
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Presents sociological analyses of topics which may include romantic love, sexual patterns, courtship and dating, intimate relationships, divorce, widowhood, remarriages, family systems in other cultures, family systems in America, current changes, and prospects for the future. Guides students into ways of coping better in their own relationships.

Intro To Social Work

  • SOWK 111
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Introduces the profession of social work, surveying the professional knowledge, skills, values, and ethics applicable for generalist social work practices. Reviews the historical, philosophical, educational, and social dimensions of the profession. Considers various fields of social work practice and their unique attributes, including income levels of each. Places special emphasis on rural areas. Recommended Co-requisite: SOWK 280.

Social Welfare System and Policy

  • SOWK 220
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Addresses the historical impact and current delivery of social services to people of poverty, people of color, elderly, women, homosexuals, and persons with mental and or physical disabilities, recognizing the fundamental duty of the social work profession to promote social equity and justice. Traces the historical evolution of the American social service delivery system, and examines development of policies as they relate to societal values.Prerequisites: SOWK 111 or instructor approval.

Fundamentals Of Speech

  • SP 111
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructs students to prepare and deliver a series of speech projects, including at least one video-taped speech. Provides critiques by the speaker, class members, and instructor.Prerequisites: Pass WR 95 with a C- or better, or suitable placement score.

Persuasive Speech

  • SP 112
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Provides students an understanding of the persuasive communication process in order to make more persuasive presentations and better understand persuasive mechanisms in the issues they encounter.Prerequisites: Pass WR 95 with a C- or better, or suitable placement score.

Small Group Discussion

  • SP 219
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Stresses skill building and theory in decision making, goal setting, presentation planning, and knowledge of group process. Assists students in using effective small group techniques in a variety of settings.Prerequisites: Pass WR95 with a C- or better, or suitable placement score.

1st Year Spanish I

  • SPAN 101
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces the language and culture of Spanish speaking countries. Develops all four language components: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Emphasis on communicative proficiency.

1st Year Spanish II

  • SPAN 102
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduces the language and culture of Spanish speaking countries. Develops all four language components: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Emphasis on communicative proficiency.Prerequisites: SPAN 101 or Instructor permission.

1st Year Spanish III

  • SPAN 103
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Introduces the language and culture of Spanish speaking countries. Develops all four language components: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Emphasis on communicative proficiency.Prerequisites: SPAN 102 or Instructor permission.

2nd Year Spanish I

  • SPAN 201
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Continues the review and expansion of vocabulary, grammar, conversation and composition. Introduction to cultural and literacy readings.Prerequisites: two years high school spanish, SPAN 103 or Instructor permission.

2nd Year Spanish II

  • SPAN 202
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Continues the review and expansion of vocabulary, grammar, conversation and composition. Introduction to cultural and literacy readings.Prerequisites: SPAN 201.

2nd Year Spanish III

  • SPAN 203
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Continues the review and expansion of vocabulary, grammar, conversation and composition. Introduction to cultural and literacy readings.Prerequisites: SPAN 202.

Pipe Welding

  • WELD 102
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Designed for the student seeking employment in the welding industry where pipe welding is a major component. The student will be introduced to pipe layout and fitting techniques. The student will then apply their welding skills to produce welds in the 2G, 5G, and 6G positions to industry standards..Prerequisites: WELD 150, WELD 160, WELD 120, WELD 103, or instructor approval.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

  • WELD 103
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Instruction given in the selection and use of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment and in the basic techniques of safely welding ferrous metal in the five American Welding Society defined joint configurations and in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. Included is the selection and use of mild steel electrodes.Prerequisites: WELD 150, or instructor approval

Gas Metal Arc Welding

  • WELD 104
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Instruction given in the selection and use of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) equipment and in the basic techniques of safely welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the five American Welding Society defined joint configurations and in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.Prerequisites: WELD 160, or instructor approval

Advanced Pipe Welding

  • WELD 105
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Designed for the student to improve and expand the skills learned in WELD 102. The focus will be on welded joints requiring multiple welding processes to complete.Prerequisites: WELD160, WELD 102, or instructor approval

Flux Cored Arc Welding

  • WELD 106
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Instruction given in the selection and use of Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) equipment and in the basic techniques of safely welding ferrous and metal in the five American Welding Society defined joint configurations and in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. Proper electrode selection will be covered.Prerequisites: WELD 160, or instructor approval

Welding Symbols and Print Reading

  • WELD 120
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Designed to give the student an introduction to the basic concepts of industrial drawing systems used in the fabrication and erection of welded components. Emphasis is placed upon the application and understanding of welding symbols.

Performance Welding-Oaw

  • WELD 130
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Performance Welding-OAW is designed for the student who needs to develop a higher level of manipulative skill proficiency then obtained in WELD 150.Prerequisites: WELD 150, or instructor approval

Performance Welding-Smaw

  • WELD 131
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Performance Welding-SMAW is designed for the student who needs to develop a higher level of manipulative skill proficiency then obtained in WELD 150 or WELD 103.Prerequisites: WELD 150, or instructor approval

Performance Welding-Gmaw

  • WELD 132
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Performance Welding-GMAW is designed for the student who needs to develop a higher level of manipulative skill proficiency then obtained in WELD 160 or WELD 104.Prerequisites: WELD 160, or instructor approval

Performance Welding-Fcaw

  • WELD 133
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Performance Welding-FCAW is designed for the student who needs to develop a higher level of manipulative skill proficiency then obtained in WELD 160, or WELD 105.Prerequisites: WELD 160, or instructor approval

Performance Welding-Gtaw

  • WELD 134
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Performance Welding-GTAW is designed for the student who needs to develop a higher level of manipulative skill proficiency then obtained in WELD160.Prerequisites: WELD 160 or instructor approval

Performance Welding-Code Practical

  • WELD 135
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Performance welding-Code Practical Plate is designed for the student who needs to develop a higher level of manipulative skill in preparation for a practical weld qualification test.Prerequisites: WELD 103, or instructor approval

Performance Welding-Code Practical

  • WELD 136
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Performance Welding-Code Practical Pipe is designed for the student who needs to develop a higher livel of manipulative skill proficiency then obtained in WELD 102.Prerequisites: WELD 102 or instructor approval

Basic Welding I

  • WELD 150
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Entry level class that covers safety and a basic knowledge of the setup and operation of the followings processes. Oxy-Acetylene Welding (OAW), Oxy-Acetylene Cutting (OAC), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Air Carbon Arc Cutting (CAC-A) and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW.

Basic Welding II

  • WELD 160
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Designed to give the student a basic knowledge and ability to safely set up and operate the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) processes.

Advanced Welding Processes

  • WELD 170
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

Covers the knowledge and skills necessary for set-up, adjustment, and operation of the welding processes for tungsten inert gas weld, and AMI Model 207 microprocessor for fusion welding of tube and pipe.

Welding Codes, Procedure and Inspecti

  • WELD 190
  • 5.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Design to give the student a working knowledge of code sections and how they apply to the welding industry. Inspection requirements will be covered and applied to the student's practical weld test.Prerequisites: WELD 150, WELD 160, WELD 103, WELD 105 or instructor approval

Welding Fabrications Practices

  • WELD 296
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Instruction in fabrication techniques including blueprint reading, layout tools, material lists, time management, job cost calculations, measuring, fitting, cutting, and welding. Beginning projects will be assigned.Prerequisites: WELD 150, WELD 160, or instructor approval

Welding Fabrication Practices II

  • WELD 297
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Students will be assigned intermediate fabrication projects based on skills acquired in WELD296 Welding Fabrication Practices. Prerequsites: WELD 296, or instructor approval

Welding Fabrication Practices III

  • WELD 298
  • 2.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Students will be assigned advanced fabrication projects based on skills acquired in WELD 296 Welding Fabrication Practices, and WELD 297 Welding Fabrication Practices II.Prerequisites: WELD 297, or instructor approval

Essential Basics Of College Writing

  • WR 080
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

This course teaches sentence syntax and basic writing skills needed for the pursuit of a college education. The parts of speech, subject/verb agreement, and basic sentence patterns will be reviewed. Students will learn the four sentence types as well as rules for punctuation, capitalization and spelling. Also, students will learn and use the writing process.Prerequisites: Appropriate college placement score

Basic Writing English Language Le

  • WR 089
  • 4.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

This course teaches sentence syntax and basic writing skills needed for the pursuit of a college education. The parts of speech, subject/verb agreement, and basic sentence patterns will be reviewed. Students will learn the four sentence types as well as rules for punctuation, capitalization and spelling. Also, students will learn and use the writing process.Prerequisites: Appropriate college placement score and minimum CASAS reading and FWA writing scores

Fundamentals Of Composition

  • WR 090
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Develops basic writing skills such as sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation used in paragraph structure.Prerequisites: Pass WR 40 or suitable placement score.

English Composition

  • WR 095
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Emphasizes basic grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraph development necessary for effective college-level writing.Prerequisites: Pass WR 90 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Workplace Communications I

  • WR 101
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Assists students to develop effective communication skills in the work place by preparing and presenting documents such as resumes, letters, memos, short reports, instructions, and proposals. Designed for students in professional technical programs. Not designed to transfer.Prerequisites: Pass WR 095 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

Intro To College Writing

  • WR 115
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Develops the students' critical thinking skills and emphasizes basic competence in grammar, mechanics, sentence structure, with particular attention to unified writing, and coherent essays.Prerequisites: Pass WR 95 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

English Composition

  • WR 121
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Teaches students to write focused, logically organized, and well-transitioned academic essays on a variety of topics, including literature. Emphasizes critical thinking, reading, and writing with close attention to development strategies, identification of purpose, and revision. Reviews grammer, punctuation, and style.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

English Composition

  • WR 122
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Continues the goals of WR 121 and examines the logical means of developing ideas in argumentative essays. Emphasizes the identification, analysis, and evaluation of argumentative elements, audience, and style. Selecting, evaluating, and documenting sources will also be stressed.Prerequisites: Pass WR 121 with a "C-" or better.

English Composition

  • WR 123
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Assists students in using successful steps for the research process, including formulating research proposals, using effective search strategies, analyzing and evaluating sources, and demonstrating mastery of documentation. Emphasis is on writing a lengthy research paper which will support an argumentative thesis using appropriate rhetorical strategies, applicable evidence, and effective language.Prerequisites: Pass WR 122 with a "C-" or better.

Technical Report Writing

  • WR 227
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

Applies principles of composition in writing technical and business reports. Covers information gathering, organization techniques, and graphic presentation. Includes oral and written presentation techniques, and emphasizes the use of technology.Prerequisites: Pass WR 122 with a "C-" or better.

Intro To Imaginative Writing

  • WR 241
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Fall

Explores reading and writing some of the major varieties of imaginative, or "creative", writing. Focus: reading and writing short fiction.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Imaginative Writing

  • WR 242
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Winter

Explores the reading and writing of three of the major varieties of imaginative, or "creative", writing. Focus: reading and writing creative nonfiction.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

Intro To Imaginative Writing

  • WR 243
  • 3.00 Credits

Quarters Offered: Spring

Explores the reading and writing of three of the major varieties of imaginative, or "creative", writing. Focus: reading and writing poetry.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score and pass READ 12, or suitable placement score.

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