Catalog 2017-18 
    
    Aug 05, 2020  
Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Environmental Studies

  
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    ENV 212 - Environmental Issues

    4.00 credits
    Discussion and analysis of contemporary problems, including waste disposal, resource utilization, water and air quality, impacts of manufacturing processes, conflict resolution, and ethical issues. Identification of agencies and professionals, sources of information, and planning processes. Prerequisites: ENV 170. As Announced.
  
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    ENV 241 - Forest Ecology

    3.00 credits
    Basic physiological characteristics of trees, succession, climax, and related concepts. Vegetation classification, stand structure, diversity, competition, growth, soils-forests interactions, biomass and nutrient distribution, energy relations, nutrient element dynamics, and ecology of disturbances. Corequisite: ENV 241L. As Announced.
  
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    ENV 241L - Forest Ecology Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities related to ENV 241. Corequisite: ENV 241. As Announced.
  
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    ENV 280 - Coop Wk Exp: Environmental Science

    2.00 credits
    On-the-job, paid or volunteer, experiences which allow for the application and development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes learned through the on-campus program so that the student can learn all aspects of the industry. Cooperative work experience is offered for variable credit based on the student’s objectives. Instructor permission is required and the student must locate a job site for the course. Prerequisite: TEX 280. As Announced.
  
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    ENV 298 - Independent Study: Environmental Science

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of ENV not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in ENV. As Announced.
  
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    ENV 299 - Special Studies: Environmental Science

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of ENV not usually covered in depth in other ENV courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in ENV. As Announced.
  
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    ENV 299L - Special Studies: Environmental Science Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to ENV 299. Corequisite: ENV 299. As Announced.

General Agriculture

  
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    GAG 100 - Careers in Agriculture & Natural Resource Mgmt

    3.00 credits
    This course explores the career opportunities available in agriculture and natural resource management. As Announced.
  
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    GAG 280 - Coop Wk Exp: General Agriculture

    2.00 credits
    On-the-job, paid or volunteer, experiences which allow for the application and development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes learned through the on-campus program so that the student can learn all aspects of the industry. Cooperative work experience is offered for variable credit based on the student’s objectives. Instructor permission is required and the student must locate a job site for the course. Prerequisite: TEX 280. As Announced.
  
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    GAG 291 - Implements

    3.00 credits
    Covers power farming implements including operation, maintenance, adjustments, calibration, and use. Field trips may be required. As Announced.

Geology

  
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    GEL 201 - Physical Geology I

    3.00 credits
    Introduces physical geology which deals with minerals, rocks, internal structure of the earth, and plate tectonics. Corequisite: GEL 201L. F
  
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    GEL 201L - Physical Geology I Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to GEL 201. Corequisite: GEL 201. F
  
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    GEL 202 - Physical Geology II

    3.00 credits
    Introduces physical geology which deals with mass wasting, streams, glaciers, deserts, beaches, groundwater, and use of topographic maps. Corequisite: GEL202L. W
  
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    GEL 202L - Physical Geology II Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to GEL 202. Corequisite: GEL 202. W
  
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    GEL 203 - Historical Geology

    3.00 credits
    Introduces historical geology which deals with geologic time, fossils, stratigraphic principles, and the geologic history of the North American continent. Corequisite: GEL 203L. SP
  
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    GEL 203L - Historical Geology Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to GEL 203. Corequisite: GEL 203. SP
  
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    GEL 207 - Geology of the Pacific NW

    3.00 credits
    Introduces the regional geology of the Pacific Northwest with emphasis on Oregon geology. Includes basic geologic principles and earth materials. SU
  
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    GEL 298 - Independent Study: Geology

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of GEL not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in GEL. As Announced.
  
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    GEL 299 - Special Studies: Geology

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of GEL not usually covered in depth in other GEL courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in GEL. As Announced.

Geography

  
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    GEO 105 - Physical Geography

    3.00 credits
    Introduces students to the geographical study of earth’s physical landscape and process. Topics include the biosphere, geosphere, atmosphere, and human-environment interactions. Concepts are applied to a variety of regions, including Oregon and the Klamath Basin. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. F
  
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    GEO 106 - Human Cultural Geography I

    3.00 credits
    Introduces students to the science of human geography. Concepts are applied to a variety of Western regions, including the Klamath Basin, the Americas, and Western Europe. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. W
  
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    GEO 107 - Human Cultural Geography II

    3.00 credits
    Introduces the study of human cultural geography, with a focus on developing nations. Regional topics include the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and the Pacific Islands. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. SP
  
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    GEO 198 - Independent Study: Geography

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of GEO not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in GEO. As Announced.
  
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    GEO 199 - Special Studies: Geography

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of GEO not usually covered in depth in other GEO courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in GEO. As Announced.
  
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    GEO 206 - Geography of Oregon

    3.00 credits
    Examines various historical, social, economic, and geographic factors that have made the Oregon landscape unique. As Announced.
  
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    GEO 221 - Field Geography: The Local Landscape

    3.00 credits
    Introduces the use of field research methods and observation techniques as tools to understand the cultural, physical, and historical geography of southern Oregon. Combines field trips, historical research, and working with basic data and tools. As Announced.
  
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    GEO 298 - Independent Study: Geography

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of GEO not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in GEO. As Announced.
  
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    GEO 299 - Special Studies: Geography

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of GEO not usually covered in depth in other GEO courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in GEO. As Announced.

General Science

  
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    GSC 107 - Physical Science (Astronomy)

    3.00 credits
    Surveys astronomy to include historical development of the Universe, Earth as a planet, Earth’s moon, planets of the Solar System, the Sun, stars, and galaxies. Corequisite: GSC 107L. As Announced.
  
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    GSC 107L - Phy Sci Astr Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to GSC 107. Corequisite: GSC 107. As Announced.
  
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    GSC 108 - Oceanography

    3.00 credits
    This course explores the ocean including the geomorphology of the sea floor and subsurface strata, as well as the changing chemistry of seawater. It will also look at the oceans ecosystems and their relationships as a subsystem of the biosphere, as well as maritime influences on the weather and climate. This course will focus on understanding the relationships among all of these factors and the activities and endeavors of humans to project long-term effects of that relationship. Corequisite: GSC 108L. W
  
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    GSC 108L - Oceanography Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to GSC 108. Corequisite: GSC 108. W
  
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    GSC 109 - Physical Science (Meteorology)

    3.00 credits
    Covers characteristics of our atmosphere, air pressure and winds, atmospheric moisture, large air masses, violent storms, the effect of oceans on weather, and climates. Corequisite: GSC 109L. As Announced.
  
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    GSC 109L - Phy Sci Metr Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to GSC 109. Corequisite: GSC 109. As Announced.
  
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    GSC 199 - Special Studies: General Science

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of GSC not usually covered in depth in other GSC courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in GSC. As Announced.

Health Studies

  
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    HEA 100 - Nursing Assistant I

    2.00 credits
    This course provides the foundation for student success with state certification testing, workforce training aimed at entry-level position in sub-acute centers, some hospitals and doctors’ offices, as well as academic transfer credits required with some nursing program. Students study personal care skills, nutrition, safety, legal and ethical issues, infection control, emergency care, and interpersonal skills. Students not maintaining a C or better on exams, tests or quizzes will not be allowed to complete the program or state exam. Successful course completion does not guarantee state certification. Prerequisite: Students must test into WRI 090 with combined score of 42 and MTH 020 with 50% on fractions and decimals or complete LGS 080 and MTH 010 with a C or better. Complete: negative background check and drug screening, required 2 step TB testing and immunizations, interview, entrance packet and obtain instructor approval for course registration as well as a willingness to comply with program policies. Refer to KCC website for application and immunizations forms, deadlines, essential function needed for the program. Corequisite: HEA 100L and HEA 100C. F, W, S Special fees: drug screen: $45.00-$55.00; CPR class and card $70.00-$80.00; background check and fingerprints (2): $160.00-$170.00; state testing fees: $106.00. NOTE: Special fees: Drug screen: $45.00-$55.00, CPR class and card:$70.00-$80.00, Background check and fingerprints: (2) $160.00-$170.00, State Testing fee: $106.00
  
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    HEA 100C - Nursing Assistant Clinical

    3.00 credits
    This course provides the foundation for student success with state certification testing, workforce training aimed at entry-level position in sub-acute centers, some hospitals and doctors’ offices, as well as academic transfer credits required with some nursing program. Students will practice learned techniques in personal care, dining, emergency care, rehabilitation and interpersonal skills with emphasis on safety, infection control, legal and ethical consideration while in the acute and sub-acute facilities. Clinical rotations will vary T-F with hours between 5:45 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Successful course completion does not guarantee state certification. Prerequisite: Students must test into WRI 090 with combined score of 42 and MTH 020 with 50% on fractions and decimals or complete LGS 080 and MTH 010 with a C or better. Complete: negative background check and drug screening; required 2 step TB testing and immunizations; interview; entrance packet; and obtain instructor approval for course registration as well as a willingness to comply with program policies. Refer to KCC website for application and immunizations forms, deadlines, essential function needed for the program. Corequisite: HEA 100 and HEA 100L . F, W. S Students not maintaining a C or better on exams, tests, or quizzes will not be allowed to complete the program or state exam. Special fee: two uniforms, $40.00- $100.00; shoes, $40.00- $100.00; watch with second hand, $10.00- $30.00; gait belt, $12.00- $20.00; name tag, $10.00; insurance, $60.00, Hepatitis B Immunization Series, $210.00; TB Skin Test 2 step, $60.00; MMR: $40.00. NOTE: Special Fees: 2 Uniforms: $40.00- $100.00, shoes: $40.00- $100.00, watch with a second hand: $10.00- $30.00, Gait belt: $12.00- $20.00, name tag: $10.00, insurance: $60.00, Hepatitis B Immunization Series - $210.00, TB Skin Test 2 step: $60.00, MMR: $40.0
  
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    HEA 100L - Nursing Assistant Lab

    2.00 credits
    The course provides foundation for student success in the workforce at an entry-level position in acute care, rehabilitation and dementia centers, as well as academic transfer credits. With the emphasis on person’s optimal independence, promoting positive healing strategies and positive peer model behavior needed to address a person’s care needs on an individualized basis. Students not maintaining a C or better on exams, tests or quizzes will not be allowed to complete the program. Successful course completion does not guarantee state certification. Prerequisite: Students must test into WRI 090 with combined score of 42 and MTH 020 with 50% on fractions and decimals or complete LGS 080 and MTH 010 with a C or better. Complete: negative background check and drug screening; required 2 step TB testing and immunizations; interview; entrance packet and obtain instructor approval for course registration as well as a willingness to comply with program policies. Refer to KCC website for application and immunizations forms, deadlines, essential function needed for the program. Corequisite: HEA 100 and HEA 100C . F, W, S
  
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    HEA 111 - Restorative Nursing Assistant I

    1.00 credits
    Prepares Certified Nursing Assistants 1, CNA 1 with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a Certified Nursing Assistant 2, CNA 2. Learns proper methods for addressing client care needs on an individualized basis and knowledge of the conditions that affect clients’ well-being. Prerequisite: Six months of active practice as a CNA 1, meets school and NA program entrance requirements, and instructor approval. Corequisite: HEA 111L and HEA 111C. As Announced.
  
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    HEA 111L - Restorative Nursing Assistant I Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to HEA 111. Corequisite: HEA 111, HEA 111C, CNA standing, and instructor approval. As Announced.
  
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    HEA 113 - Certified Nursing Assistant 2

    3.00 credits
    The course provides foundation for student success in the workforce at an entry-level position in acute care, rehabilitation and dementia centers, as well as academic transfer credits. With the emphasis on person’s optimal independence, promoting positive healing strategies and positive peer model behavior needed to address a person’s care needs on an individualized basis. Students not maintaining a C or better on exams, tests or quizzes will not be allowed to complete the program. Successful course completion does not guarantee state certification. Prerequisite: Students must test into WRI 090 with a combined score of 42 and MTH 020 50% in decimals and fractions or complete LGS 080 and MTH 010 with a C or better, hold a current unencumbered Oregon CNA 1 certificate, have their name listed on the Oregon CNA Registry, complete negative drug screen and background check, immunization forms, and entrance packet, the willingness to comply with program policies, interview and receive instructor approval for Couse register. Refer to KCC website for application and immunizations forms, deadlines, essential function needed for the program. Corequisite: HEA 113L and HEA 113C. F, S Drug screen: $45.00-$55.00, CPR class and card $70.00-$80.00, Background check and fingerprints $85.00-$100.00 NOTE: Fees: Drug screen: $45.00-$55.00, CPR class and card: $70.00-$80.00, Background check and fingerprints: $85.00-$100.00.
  
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    HEA 113C - Certified Nursing Assist 2 Clinical

    1.00 credits
    This course provides the foundation for student success in the workforce with training aimed at entry-level position in acute care, rehabilitation and dementia centers, as well as academic transfer credits. Students will practice basic authorized nursing level skills with emphasis on safety, infection control, legal and ethical consideration. While providing optimal person’s independence, supporting behaviors that promote positive healing and delivering peer mentoring techniques. Students not maintaining a C or better on exams, tests or quizzes will not be allowed to complete the program. Successful course completion does not guarantee state certification. Prerequisite: Students must test into WRI 090 with a combined score of 42 and MTH 020 50% in decimals and fractions or complete WRI 090 and MTH 010 with a C or better, hold a current unencumbered Oregon CNA 1 certificate, have their name listed on the Oregon CNA Registry, complete negative drug screen and background check, immunization forms, and entrance packet, the willingness to comply with program policies, interview and receive instructor approval for Couse register. Refer to KCC website for application and immunizations forms, deadlines, essential function needed for the program. Corequisite: HEA 113, HEA 113L F, S Special fees: two uniforms, $40.00- $100.00; shoes, $40.00- $100.00; watch with second hand, $10.00- $30.00; gait belt: $12.00- $20.00; name tag, $10.00; insurance, $60.00; Hepatitis B Immunization Series, $210.00; TB Skin Test 2 step: $60.00; MMR: $40.00 NOTE: Special Fee: 2 Uniforms: $40.00- $100.00, Shoes: $40.00- $100.00, watch with second hand: $10.00- $30.00, Gait Belt: $12.00- $20.00, Name tag: $10.00, insurance: $60.00, Hepatitis B Immunization Series: $210.00, TB Skin Test 2 step: $60.00, MMR: $40.00.
  
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    HEA 113L - Certified Nursing Assistant 2 Lab

    1.00 credits
    This course provides the foundation for student success in the workforce with training aimed at entry level position in acute care, rehabilitation and dementia centers, as well as academic transfer credits. Students will practice within the lab setting basic authorized nursing level skills with emphasis on safety, infection control, legal and ethical consideration. While learning to provide optimal person’s independence, behavioral techniques that promote positive healing and peer mentoring techniques. Students not maintaining a C or better on exams, tests or quizzes will not be allowed to complete the program. Successful course completion does not guarantee state certification. Prerequisite: Students must test into WRI 090 with a combined score of 42 and MTH 020 50% in decimals and fractions or complete LGS 080 and MTH 010 with a C or better, hold a current unencumbered Oregon CNA 1 certificate, have their name listed on the Oregon CNA Registry, complete negative drug screen and background check, immunization forms, and entrance packet, the willingness to comply with program policies, interview and receive instructor approval for Couse register. Refer to KCC website for application and immunizations forms, deadlines, essential function needed for the program. Corequisite: HEA 113, HEA 113C F, S NOTE: Special Fee: Lab fees $180.00
  
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    HEA 125 - First Aid & Industrial Safety

    3.00 credits
    Presents an overview of industrial safety regulations, accident prevention, ergonomics, hazardous materials, first aid, and adult CPR. Successful students will receive a First Aid and Adult CPR card. F
  
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    HEA 199 - Special Studies: Health Services

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of health not usually covered in depth in other courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in health. As Announced.
  
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    HEA 252 - First Aid Basics & Beyond

    3.00 credits
    Explores and demonstrates basic first aid and advance first aid for remote areas. Includes first aid and CPR certification. SP, SU
  
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    HEA 262 - Children’s Health & First Aid

    3.00 credits
    Explores current children’s health, safety, and nutrition issues and childhood illnesses, and ailments with emphasis given to the day care environment. Includes instruction on standard first aid and infant and child CPR. Prerequisite: Placement into WRI 121. SP
  
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    HEA 280 - Coop Wk Exp: Health Services

    2.00 credits
    On-the-job, paid or volunteer, experiences which allow for the application and development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes learned through the on-campus program so that the student can learn all aspects of the industry. Cooperative work experience is offered for variable credit based on the student’s objectives. Instructor permission is required and the student must locate a job site for the course. Prerequisite: TEX 280. As Announced.
  
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    HEA 298 - Independent Study: Health Services

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of health not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in Health. As Announced.
  
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    HEA 299 - Special Studies: Health Services

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an advanced area of health services not usually covered in depth in other health services courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in health services. As Announced.

Health Information Management

  
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    HIM 103 - Intro to Health Services

    3.00 credits
    Introduction to health services with a focus on understanding the healthcare system including financing of healthcare, organizations and settings, non-financial resources and evaluation, regulation, and assessment. Prerequisite: Recommended placement into WRI 121. SU
  
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    HIM 104 - Intro to Health Data and Content I

    2.00 credits
    This course provides an overview of healthcare delivery systems and health information fields. Includes origin and uses of health records, admitting functions, filing and numbering systems, interdepartmental communication, and computation of basic census data, micrograph concepts, and electronic data interchange. Lab will include application of healthcare procedures via a web based virtual lab. Prerequisite: Recommended placement into WRI 121. F
  
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    HIM 105 - Legal & Ethical Aspects of Healthcare

    3.00 credits
    Introduces the legal basis for medical practice, confidentiality, HIPPA, voluntary and involuntary release of medical information, professional liability, consents for treatment and other procedures, and medical-ethical issues. Prerequisite: Recommended placement into WRI 121. SP
  
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    HIM 106 - Health Data Content & Structure II

    4.00 credits
    This course reviews utilization and application of health care data content (health record analysis) with special emphasis on mechanics of physicians’ orders, clinical lab tests, diagnostic and treatment modalities, and an overview of applicable consent and confidentiality principles. Lab will include application of healthcare procedures via web-based Virtual lab. Prerequisite: HIM 104. W
  
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    HIM 131 - Medical Coding

    4.00 credits
    This course is the introduction to developing an understanding of coding and classification systems, particularly ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, and CPT, in order to assign valid diagnostic and procedure codes. Students will analyze current regulations and established guidelines in clinical classification systems; determine the diagnoses and procedures that require coding for acute care (inpatient) and outpatient services; interpret conventions, formats, instructional notations, tables, and definitions of the classification system to select diagnoses, conditions, problems or other reasons for the encounter that require coding to include the procedures/services that require coding; and determine sequence of diagnoses and procedures. Recommended: MDA 101 and start the BIO 231, BIO 232, and BIO 233 series. SP
  
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    HIM 180 - Coop Wk Exp: HIM Prof Prac Exp I

    2.00 credits
    Provides practicum experience in health information management functions utilizing medical record technologies in a classroom simulation and/or under the direct supervision of facility personnel in local health care facilities. SP
  
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    HIM 204 - Healthcare Delivery & Technology

    3.00 credits
    This course provides analysis of the common terms and procedures related to the development and implementation of information systems, specifically networks and interfaces, in reference to the EHR, the personal health record, PHR, public health, and other administrative applications systems. Database architecture and design along with systems analysis and database informatics will also be covered, in addition to an overview of healthcare and its relationship to technology. Prerequisite: HIM 106. F
  
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    HIM 210 - Disease Process

    3.00 credits
    This course introduces the student to concepts related to human diseases. The most common diseases and disorders of each body system are presented along with a review of the anatomy and physiology pertinent to the content. Discussion will include cause, pathological features, physical signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and current preferred treatment. Additionally, the effects of aging on the system and the relationship of aging to diseases are presented. Prerequisite: MDA 101 and MDA 102, and BIO 231, BIO 232, BIO 233. SP
  
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    HIM 212 - Intro to Pharmaceuticals

    3.00 credits
    This course covers appropriate medication use, the effects of medication, dangers and precautions, and routes of administration. Reviews common prescription abbreviation, forms of medications, and basic drug categories. W
  
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    HIM 231 - CPT Coding

    3.00 credits
    CPT Coding introduces the student to CPT-4 HCPCS classification with considerable time spent coding procedures. The student will gain exposure in abstracting and indexing procedural codes. Prerequisite: HIM 210. SP
  
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    HIM 232 - Medical Insurance & Billing Applications

    4.00 credits
    Students will learn accurate processing of health insurance claims.Thorough instructions in all aspects of medical insurance including plan options, payor requirements, state and federal regulations, abstracting of documents, accurate completion of claims, coding diagnoses and procedures. Determine the accuracy of abstracted data elements for data base integrity and claims processing. Includes contemporary prospective payment systems and key health plans, charge master maintenance, and evaluation of fraudulent billing practices. ICD-10-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS will be reviewed and there will be hands-on application of the EncoderPro and SimClaim software. Prerequisites: HIM 131 and HIM 231. W
  
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    HIM 234 - Advanced Medical Coding

    3.00 credits
    This course promotes the advanced understanding of coding and classification systems, particularly ICD-10-CM, and CPT and HCPCS, and introduction and application of ICD-10-PCS, in order to assign valid diagnostic and procedure codes. Diagnostic and procedural coding continues at an advanced level of hands-on application and classification with considerable time spent abstracting, coding, and indexing diagnostic and procedure codes. Prerequisite: HIM 131 and HIM 231. SP
  
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    HIM 272 - HIM Leadership and Management

    3.00 credits
    Covers principles of personnel supervision and management of a health information department. F
  
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    HIM 275 - Quality Improvment in Healthcare

    3.00 credits
    This course investigates application and analysis of quality management, utilization management, risk management, and their related studies. Also covered is the analysis of clinical data to identify trends that demonstrate quality, safety, and effectiveness of the healthcare system. Abstraction of data for facility-wide quality management and performance improvement programs is also presented. In addition, review of registries, (cancer, disease, diabetes) indexes and databases are attained. W
  
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    HIM 280 - Coop Wk Exp: HIM Prof Prac II

    3.00 credits
    Provides practicum experience in health information management functions utilizing medical record technologies in a classroom simulation and/or under the direct supervision of facility personnel in local health care facilities. As Announced.
  
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    HIM 292 - Exam Review - EHR

    1.00 credits
    This review will help prepare students for the national examination. Students will review core curriculum as essential domains of learning. Practice exams will be administered to familiarize students with the types of questions and formats encountered on these exams. Completion of the HIM AAS degree is required. SP
  
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    HIM 293 - Exam Review - CBS

    1.00 Credit
    This review will help prepare students for the national examination in coding and billing. Students will review core curriculum as essential domains of learning. Practice exams will be administered to familiarize students with the types of questions and formats encountered on these exams. Completion of the HIM AAS degree is required. SP

Health: Wellness

  
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    HPE 207 - Stress Management

    3.00 credits
    Students learn the basis for various components of stress and how to recognize and cope appropriately with physical, occupational, social, school, and environmental stressors. The course emphasizes achieving lifestyle balance and shows students how to develop and practice physiologic relaxation techniques and stress reduction methods. F, W, SP
  
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    HPE 225 - Nutrition

    3.00 credits
    A study of food and nutrition, including how they relate to health and disease. Students are exposed to basic nutrition including nutrient needs, how nutrients function in the body, energy balance, and diet planning for various medical conditions. Provides an in-depth look at current topics and the American diet. F, W, SP
  
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    HPE 253 - Human Sexuality I

    3.00 credits
    Covers sexual issues from both an academic and humanistic perspective. Includes sexuality research, sexual communication, female and male sexual anatomy and physiology, gender issues, sexual response, sexual satisfaction, contraception, conception, pregnancy, and birth. F, SP
  
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    HPE 254 - Human Sexuality II

    3.00 credits
    Covers sexual issues from both an academic and humanistic perspective. Includes sexuality through the life cycle (infancy through aging), sexually transmitted infections including HIV and AIDS, sexual victimization, sexual consumerism, sexual ethics, morality, and the law. W
  
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    HPE 295 - Health & Fitness for Life

    3.00 credits
    Explores the role of wellness, physical fitness, stress, nutrition, and cardiovascular health in promoting an individual’s health and well being. Fitness testing and fitness lab are included. SU, F, W, SP

History

  
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    HST 101 - Western Civilization I: Ancient World to 1000

    3.00 credits
    Studies the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome. Topics also include development of early Christianity and early Medieval Europe. HST 101, 102, and 103 may be taken out of sequence. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. F
  
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    HST 101M - Western Civilization I

    5.00 credits
    Studies the civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, medieval Europe, and early modern Europe up to 1600. Special topics also include ancient and medieval militaries and technology. Recommended: Placement scores at WRI 121. As Announced.
  
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    HST 102 - Western Civilization II: 1000 to 1800

    3.00 credits
    Studies early Modern Europe including Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, and the French Revolution. HST 101, 102, and 103 may be taken out of sequence. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. W
  
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    HST 103 - Western Civilization III: 1800 to Present

    3.00 credits
    Studies Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries. Topics include the Industrial Revolution, nationalism, socialism, the two world wars, the Russian Revolution, Nazism, and globalization. HST 101, 102, and 103 may be taken out of sequence. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. SP
  
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    HST 103M - Western Civilization II

    5.00 credits
    Studies early modern and modern Europe from 1500 to the present, including the Age of Discovery, wcience, revolutionary ideologies, the world wars, and the European Union. Special topics also include the dramatic changes from medieval militaries and technology to modern industrial warfare. Recommended: Placement scores at WRI 121. As Announced.
  
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    HST 104 - Eastern Civilization I: The MiddleEast

    3.00 credits
    Surveys the Middle East from ancient times to the present. Includes political, economic, social, religious, and diplomatic trends and events. HST 104, 105, and 106 may be taken out of sequence. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. F
  
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    HST 105 - Eastern Civilization II: The Indian Subcontinent

    3.00 credits
    Surveys India and subcontinent, including Pakistan and Afghanistan. Includes political, economic, social, religious, and diplomatic events from pre-history to modern times. HST 104, 105, and 106 may be taken out of sequence. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. W
  
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    HST 106 - Eastern Civilization III: The Far East

    3.00 credits
    Surveys the Asian civilizations of China, Japan, Vietnam, and others from ancient times to the present. Includes political, economic, social, religious, and diplomatic trends and events. HST 104, 105, and 106 may be taken out of sequence. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. SP
  
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    HST 198 - Independent Study: History

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of HST not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in HST. WRI 121 placement and any of the HST 100 or 200 series. As Announced.
  
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    HST 199 - Special Studies: History

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of HST not usually covered in depth in other HST courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in HST. WRI 121 placement and any of the HST 100 or 200 series. As Announced.
  
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    HST 201 - United States History I: Colonial Period to 1840

    3.00 credits
    Surveys North American history from the Age of Exploration to 1840. Studies include political, social, and economic trends and events. HST 201, 202, and 203 may be taken out of sequence. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. F, SP
  
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    HST 201M - United States History I

    5.00 credits
    Surveys North American history from the Age of Exploration through the Civil War. Studies include political, social, and economic trends and events. Recommended: Placement scores at WRI 121. As Announced.
  
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    HST 202 - United States History II: 1840 to 1914

    3.00 credits
    Surveys the history of the United States from 1840 to 1914. Studies include political, social, and economic trends and events. HST 201, 202, and 203 may be taken out of sequence. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. F, W
  
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    HST 203 - United States History III: 1914 toPresent

    3.00 credits
    Surveys the history of the United States from 1914 to the present. Studies include political, social, and economic trends and events. HST 201, 202, and 203 may be taken out of sequence. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. W, SP
  
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    HST 203M - United States History II

    5.00 credits
    Surveys North American history from Reconstruction through the present. Studies include political, social, and economic trends and events. Recommended: Placement scores at WRI 121. As Announced.
  
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    HST 240 - Oregon’s Social History

    3.00 credits
    Studies how people lived throughout different periods of Oregon history, focusing on various social factors and institutions that influence the lives of people in Oregon. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. As Announced.
  
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    HST 277 - The Oregon Trail

    3.00 credits
    Surveys the origins of the westward movement and the Oregon Trail. Studies include the geography, location and users of the Trail, focusing on the experience of the settlers and their impact on the development of Oregon. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. As Announced.
  
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    HST 298 - Independent Study: History

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of HST not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in HST. WRI 121 placement or any of the HST 100 or 200 series. As Announced.
  
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    HST 299 - Special Studies: History

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of HST not usually covered in depth in other HST courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in HST. WRI 121 placement or any of the HST 100 or 200 series. As Announced.

Journalism

  
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    JOR 216 - Reporting I

    3.00 credits
    Covers the fundamentals of reporting, including gathering and writing news for newspapers. Emphasizes accuracy, objectivity, clarity of writing, and standards required by newspapers. Placement into WRI 121 is required. As Announced.
  
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    JOR 217 - Reporting II

    3.00 credits
    Expands on JOR 216. Emphasizes advanced reporting and writing skills. Prerequisite: JOR 216. As Announced.
  
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    JOR 280 - Coop Wk Exp: Journalism

    2.00 credits
    On-the-job, paid or volunteer, experiences which allow for the application and development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes learned through the on-campus program so that the student can learn all aspects of the industry. Cooperative work experience is offered for variable credit based on the student’s objectives. Instructor permission is required, and the student must locate a job site for the course. Prerequisite: TEX 280. As Announced.
  
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    JOR 298 - Independent Study: Journalism

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of JOR not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in JOR. As Announced.
  
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    JOR 299 - Special Studies: Journalism

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of JOR not usually covered in depth in other JOR courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in JOR. As Announced.

Language Skills

  
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    LGS 80 - Language Skills

    3.00 credits
    Develops proficiency in introductory writing skills at the sentence, paragraph, and short composition level. Skill development will include grammar, collegiate vocabulary, and spelling. SU, F, W, SP

Languages

  
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    CHN 101 - First Year Chinese I

    4.00 credits
    The first course of a three-course sequence in introductory Mandarin Chinese language and culture. Emphasizes effective written and oral communication skills and an understanding of native Chinese culture. F
  
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    CHN 102 - First Year Chinese II

    4.00 credits
    The second course of a three-course sequence in introductory Mandarin Chinese language and culture. Emphasizes effective written and oral communication skills and an understanding of native Chinese culture. Prerequisite: CHN 101 or instructor approval. W
  
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    CHN 103 - First Year Chinese III

    4.00 credits
    The third course of a three-course sequence in introductory Mandarin Chinese language and culture. Emphasizes effective written and oral communication skills and an understanding of native Chinese culture. Prerequisite: CHN 102 or instructor approval. SP
 

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