Catalog 2018-19 
    
    Sep 27, 2021  
Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Physical Education

  
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    PED 181A - Beginning Weight Training

    1.00 credits
    Stresses the proper techniques of weight lifting and the development of muscular strength and endurance. Individual programs developed which allow for body and strength differences and safety in lifting.
  
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    PED 181B - Intermediate Weight Training

    1.00 credits
    Continues the development of the student’s strength/fitness. Individual evaluation and weight lifting programs developed to meet the student’s needs. Prerequisite: PED 181A or instructor approval.
  
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    PED 182A - Beginning Aerobic Fitness

    1.00 credits
    Offers students knowledge and skills to stay fit for life. Teaches safe performance of movement and exercise in a progressive approach. Includes cardiovascular and muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Aerobic training principles stressed using target heart rate and Borg methods.
  
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    PED 182C - Beginning Fitness & Walking

    1.00 credits
    Beginning level, self-paced walking programs and a variety of conditioning exercises for specific body areas. Provides instruction for integrating walking into a lifetime fitness program.
  
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    PED 182D - Intermediate Fitness & Walking

    1.00 credits
    Improves fitness through self-paced walking programs designed to increase the frequency and duration of regular workouts. Incorporate a walking program into a total fitness program for future use. Recommended: Beginning Fitness and Walking or average fitness level.
  
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    PED 182G - Tai Chi I

    1.00 credits
    Explores this ancient form of gentle movement that emphasizes balance, concentration, and coordination. Addresses traditional styles of tai chi, meditation, and Yi (mind) development techniques in an easy-to-follow format.
  
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    PED 182K - Hatha Yoga I

    1.00 credits
    Introduces the student to the values and skills of hatha yoga (yoga of exercise). Includes basic yoga philosophies and exercises for increased flexibility, improved health, relaxation, and reduced stress in daily living. Prior physical activity and a completed physician’s exam report is recommended.
  
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    PED 182L - Hatha Yoga II

    1.00 credits
    Expand knowledge, application, and skill in hatha yoga. Offers exposure to other areas of health care and an opportunity to study a selected topic in depth. Recommended: Prior instruction in hatha yoga.
  
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    PED 182R - Fitness and Conditioning for First Responders

    1.00 credits
    This course is designed to provide general fitness training opportunities, guidelines and strategies to prepare first responders for careers in firefighting, law enforcement, and emergency technical services.
  
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    PED 182S - Tai Chi II

    1.00 credits
    Continue the exploration of theories and movement principles introduced in Tai Chi I. Reinforce and expand upon the basic techniques to develop a solid foundation for lifelong practice of tai chi. Recommended: PED 182G or instructor approval.
  
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    PED 183A - Beginning Volleyball

    1.00 credits
    Includes basic history, terminology, etiquette, strategies, and skills of the game.
  
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    PED 183B - Intermediate Volleyball

    1.00 credits
    Builds further on the beginning techniques of the game. Emphasizes team play, special situations, and officiating. Prerequisite: PED 183A or instructor approval.
  
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    PED 183C - Advanced Volleyball

    1.00 credits
    Builds further on the intermediate techniques of the game. Emphasizes team play, offensive/defensive situations and other advanced skills of spiking, team blocking, and shoulder roll. Prerequisite: PED 183B or instructor approval.
  
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    PED 183E - Beginning Tennis

    1.00 credits
    Includes basic history, terminology, etiquette, strategy, and skills of the game.
  
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    PED 183G - Beginning Golf

    1.00 credits
    Emphasizes fundamental techniques in the use of all clubs along with an understanding and appreciation of rules, course management, and etiquette. Playing a few rounds outside of class is required. In-class time is spent on the range, putting green, pitching area, and in video assessment sessions.
  
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    PED 183I - Flag Football - Coed

    1.00 credits
    Covers skills, rules, and strategies. Emphasizes individual and team offensive, defensive, and kicking techniques as well as concepts of team organization and play. Considerable time is spent playing the game.
  
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    PED 183J - Softball - Coed

    1.00 credits
    Emphasizes team play, strategy, and individual skills. Included are batting, running bases and sliding, throwing from outfield, throwing from infield, pitching, catching, fielding, and communication. Time is divided between drills and game play.
  
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    PED 183K - Rowing

    1.00 credits
    Learn and develop the skills needed to row a multi-person racing shell with sliding seat and outriggers. Safety, terminology, and improved fitness emphasized. Good swimming skills required.
  
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    PED 183S - Slowpitch Softball - Coed

    1.00 credits
    Uses basic rules and skills of softball altered for slowpitch. Generally utilizes equal numbers of men and women in playing positions
  
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    PED 185Y - Yoga/Pilates Fusion

    1.00 credits
    Introduces the values and skills of Pilates and yoga. Includes basic Pilates and yoga philosophy and exercises for increased flexibility, improved health, relaxation, and reduced stress in daily living.
  
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    PED 186D - Ballroom Dance I

    1.00 credits
    Introduces the fundamental principles of ballroom dance. Places emphasis on proper partnering, style, and phrasing. Focuses on elementary steps of foxtrot, waltz, swing, cha-cha, and rumba.
  
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    PED 186E - Ballroom Dance II

    1.00 credits
    Continues the development of skills in ballroom dance at an intermediate level as well as enriching the depth of the dance technique and complexity of choreography. Focus placed on appropriate partnering in order to lead or follow, rhythm, style, and phrasing. Dances may include waltz, foxtrot, tango, quickstep, rumba, cha-cha, swing, samba, jive, and nightclub two step. Prerequisite: PED 186D or instructor approval.
  
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    PED 198 - Independent Study: Physical Education

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of PED 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 PED.
  
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    PED 199 - Special Studies: Physical Education

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

Philosophy

  
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    PHL 103 - Critical Thinking

    3.00 credits
    Focuses on improving critical thinking, reasoning, assessment, and argumentation abilities in the personal, professional, and academic arenas. Emphasizes practical methods for developing arguments–rhetorical methods and tools of persuasion–as well as evaluating the validity of existing arguments, editorials, propaganda, and advertisements. Prerequisite: WRI 095.
  
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    PHL 201 - Intro to Philosophy: Philosophical Problems

    3.00 credits
    Introduces metaphysics and the theory of knowledge via the works of important figures in the history of philosophy. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PHL 202 - Intro to Philosophy: Elementary Ethics

    3.00 credits
    Studies attempts by philosophers to account for the difference between right and wrong for the notion of moral obligation and to answer the question: How should we lead our lives? Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PHL 204 - Philosophy of Religion

    3.00 credits
    Explores various philosophical perspectives on religion and issues traditionally taken up by religion, including the existence and attributes of God, faith, reason and mysticism, religion and science, religion and morality, religious language, and life after death. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PHL 204M - Philosophy of Religion

    5.00 credits
    Explores various philosophical perspectives on religion and issues traditionally taken up by religion, including the existence and attributes of God, faith, reason and mysticism, religion and science, religion and morality, religious language, and life after death. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PHL 209 - Business Ethics

    3.00 credits
    Designed primarily for students of business and related fields, this course examines the ethical issues that arise in several aspects of business. Historical and contemporary ethical theories are used to examine business practices in management, the use of computers, marketing, accounting, and international industry and commerce. May also address social and environmental impacts as corporate versus individual responsibilities. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PHL 298 - Independent Study: Philosophy

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of PHL 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 PHL.
  
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    PHL 299 - Special Studies: Philosophy

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

Physics

  
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    PHY 101 - Fundamentals of Physics I

    3.00 credits
    Laboratory science course designed for non-science majors. First term of a three-term series. A conceptual study of physics. Includes introduction to the scientific method, study of motion, mechanics, vectors, energy, simple machines, satellite motion, and atomic structure. Prerequisite: WRI 095 and successful completion or concurrent enrollment in MTH 065 or MTH 070. Corequisite: PHY 101L.
  
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    PHY 101L - Fundamentals of Physics I Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to PHY 101. Corequisite: PHY 101.
  
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    PHY 102 - Fundamentals of Physics II

    3.00 credits
    Laboratory science course designed for non-science majors. Second term of a three-term series. A conceptual study of physics. Topics include properties of matter, heat, and thermodynamics. Prerequisite: WRI 095 and successful completion or concurrent enrollment in MTH 065 or MTH 070. Corequisite: PHY 102L.
  
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    PHY 102L - Fundamentals of Physics II Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to PHY 102. Corequisite: PHY 102.
  
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    PHY 103 - Fundamentals of Physics III

    3.00 credits
    Laboratory science course designed for non-science majors. Third term of a three-term series. A conceptual study of physics. Topics include waves and sound, electricity and magnetism, and light and optics. Prerequisite: WRI 095 and successful completion or concurrent enrollment in MTH 065 or MTH 070. Corequisite: PHY 103L.
  
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    PHY 103L - Fundamentals of Physics III Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to PHY 103. Corequisite: PHY 103.
  
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    PHY 201 - General Physics I (Algebra-based)

    4.00 credits
    Introductory physics (algebra based) for science majors, pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-chiropractic and pre-physical therapy students. Topics include mechanics including statics, forces and motion energy, collisions, circular motion, and rotational dynamics. Prerequisite: MTH 111. MTH 111 can be taken concurrently with PHY 201. Corequisite: PHY 201L.
  
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    PHY 201L - Gen Physics I Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to PHY 201. Corequisite: PHY 201.
  
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    PHY 202 - General Physics II (Algebra-based)

    4.00 credits
    Topics include mechanical properties of matter, heat, waves, sound, and light. Algebra-based physics. Prerequisite: PHY 201. Corequisite: PHY 202L.
  
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    PHY 202L - Gen Physics II Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to PHY 202. Corequisite: PHY 202.
  
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    PHY 203 - General Physics III (Algebra-based)

    4.00 credits
    Topics include electricity, magnetism, and radioactivity. Algebra-based physics. Prerequisite: PHY 202. Corequisite: PHY 203L.
  
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    PHY 203L - Gen Physics III Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to PHY 203. Corequisite: PHY 203.
  
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    PHY 211 - General Physics I (Calculus-based)

    4.00 credits
    Topics include concepts in mechanics and their relationship to practical applications for science and engineering majors. Prerequisites: MTH 251. MTH 251 can be taken concurrently with PHY 211. Corequisite: PHY 211L.
  
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    PHY 211L - Gen Physics I Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to PHY 211. Corequisite: PHY 211.
  
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    PHY 212 - General Physics II (Calculus-based)

    4.00 credits
    Second term of a three-term series. Topics include concepts in thermodynamics, waves, optics, electricity, magnetism, and their practical application. Recommended for laboratory science majors, engineering majors, and preprofessional students in all medical fields. Prerequisites: PHY 211 and MTH 252 with a grade of “C” or better. Corequisite: PHY 212L.
  
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    PHY 212L - Gen Physics II Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to PHY 212. Corequisite: PHY 212.
  
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    PHY 213 - General Physics III (Calculus-based)

    4.00 credits
    Third term of a three-term series. Topics include concepts in resistance, inductance, capacitance, and their application in RLC circuits; magnetic and electromagnetic fields; relativity; quantum mechanics; atomic physics; nuclear physics and their practical application. Recommended for laboratory science majors, engineering majors, and preprofessional students in all medical fields. Prerequisite: PHY 212. Corequisite: PHY 213L.
  
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    PHY 213L - Gen Physics III Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to PHY 213. Corequisite: PHY 213.

Political Science

  
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    POL 201 - Intro to US Government

    3.00 credits
    Covers the basic concepts and principles of the American political system. Recommended: WRI 121 placement.
  
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    POL 203 - State & Local Government

    3.00 credits
    Examines state and local government policy formulation and outcomes on issues ranging from taxation to prisons, and education to environmental concerns. Focuses on Oregon state and local politics. Recommended: WRI 121 placement.
  
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    POL 205 - International Relations

    3.00 credits
    Examines the nature of relations among nations. Topics include motivating factors such as nationalism and imperialism, economic rivalries, the quest for security, questions of national sovereignty and international cooperation, war and peace, global issues, and the future. Recommended: WRI 121 placement.
  
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    POL 298 - Independent Study: Political Science

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of POL 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 POL and WRI 121 placement.
  
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    POL 299 - Special Studies: Political Science

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

Psychology

  
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    PSY 101 - Psychology & Human Relations

    3.00 credits
    Focuses on practical and personal applications of psychological principles. Encourages applications of psychological principles to daily living and to human interactions such as work, leisure, school, and relationships.
  
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    PSY 201A - General Psychology I

    3.00 credits
    Introduction to the general principles of psychology. Topics include history, research methods, brain and behavior, genes and environment, human development, and sensing and perception. Note – the introduction to psychology series does not have to be taken in order. PSY 201A is the recommended first class in the series. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PSY 201M - General Psychology I

    5.00 credits
    Introduction to the general principles of psychology. Topics include history, research methods, brain and behavior, genes and environment, perception and the senses, human development, varieties of consciousness, learning, memory, thinking, language and intelligence. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PSY 202A - General Psychology II

    3.00 credits
    Introduction to the general principles of psychology. Topics include varieties of consciousness, learning, memory, thinking, language and intelligence, and motivation. Note – the introduction to psychology series does not have to be taken in order. Recommended: PSY 201A. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PSY 203A - General Psychology III

    3.00 credits
    Introduction to the general principles of psychology. Topics include personality, emotion and health, psychological disorders and treatment, and social psychology. Note – the introduction to psychology series does not have to be taken in order. Recommended: PSY 201A. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PSY 213 - Introduction to Neuropsychology

    3.00 credits
    Introduces the scientific importance of the theories of cognition and their relevance to daily life. Study of the “behind-the-scenes” activity that happen in the mind when humans do simple activities such as perceive, remember, or think. Focus on the behavioral and physiological approaches to cognition. Study the most current aspects of the field. Recommended: PSY 201A. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PSY 222 - Family & Intimate Relationships

    3.00 credits
    Explores processes involved in both traditional and non-traditional relationships and families including: love, dating and mating, parenting, communication and conflict resolution, work and family, family life stages, divorce, remarriage, and blended families. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PSY 225 - Abnormal Psychology I

    3.00 credits
    Overview of biological, psychological, and social causes of abnormal behavior. Specific topics include models, classification system, and assessment of abnormal behavior. Anxiety, mood, personality, and stress disorders are covered during the course of the term. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    PSY 226 - Abnormal Psychology II

    3.00 credits
    Overview of legal and ethical issues related to abnormal psychology. Specific disorders covered include dissociative, substance use, schizophrenia, childhood and adolescent. Suicide is examined as a topic specific to abnormal psychology. Various treatment modalities are also reviewed. Prerequisite: PSY 225.
  
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    PSY 228 - Positive Psychology

    4.00 credits
    This course explores the components necessary to help a person flourish in their environment by addressing the biopsychosocial aspects that contribute to positive behaviors and human strengths. Material will provide an overview of the theories of happiness, importance of self-care and positive social cognitions, utilizing strengths in personal and professional venues, and means of achieving healthy relationships personally and with one’s community. Prerequisite: WRI 121 or placement into college-level reading and writing.
  
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    PSY 233 - Psychology of Violence and Aggression

    4.00 credits
    This course addresses the developmental, social, physiological, and cultural aspects that contribute to violence and aggression as well as the legal issues involved. Includes an overview of the theories of aggression, as well as factors influencing family violence, violent children, mob mentality, hate crimes, war and terrorism, stalking, sex crimes, and murder. Prerequisite: WRI 121 or placement into college-level reading and writing.
  
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    PSY 235 - Human Growth & Development I

    3.00 credits
    A biosocial study of human development from conception to adolescence. Discusses the biological and social processes, i.e., cognition, personality, emotion, and social, affecting the developing child. Applications to health care, family, and education are discussed. Recommended: Previous coursework in psychology.
  
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    PSY 236 - Human Growth & Development II

    3.00 credits
    A psychological study of the continuing development of the human being from adolescence through old age and death. Discussion focuses on the social and healthcare issues of adulthood. Applications to healthcare, family, and social policy. Prerequisite: PSY 235.
  
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    PSY 298 - Independent Study: Psychology

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of PSY 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 PSY.
  
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    PSY 299 - Special Studies: Psychology

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

Reading

  
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    REA 090 - College Preparatory Reading

    3.00 credits
    Introduces and reinforces skills for success in entry-level college classes. Emphasizes vocabulary building, comprehension, reading strategies, critical thinking. Prerequisite: Placement into WRI 090.
  
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    REA 115 - College Reading

    4.00 credits
    This transferable, elective course focuses on expanding reading frequency and effectively reading complex college level texts. Emphasizes comprehension strategies critical reading and thinking skills, information literacy, vocabulary development, student success strategies, and adapting reading rate to different reading tasks. Prerequisite: Successful completion of REA 090 and placement into WRI 115.

Sociology

  
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    SOC 204 - Gen Sociology: Soc in Everyday Life

    3.00 credits
    Introduces the sociological frame of reference, which focuses on sociology as a science, and examines concepts related to human social behavior such as social structure, culture, socialization, sex roles, statuses, roles, groups, organizations, social stratifications, and racial and ethnic relations. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    SOC 205 - Institutions and Social Change

    3.00 credits
    Explores how societies change by comparing and contrasting how change impacts individuals and social institutions. Topics include politics, economies, family structure, education, religion, urbanization, and social movements. Recommended: Placement into MTH 060 or higher. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    SOC 206 - Gen Sociology: Soc Problems Conformity & Dev

    3.00 credits
    Applies the sociological frame of reference to the study of social problems, their identification, analysis of causes and possible solutions. Problems explored may include mental disorders, drug and alcohol addiction, crime, delinquency, group discrimination, inequality, poverty, alienation, domestic and international violence, environment, and energy. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    SOC 232 - Death & Dying: Culture & Issues

    3.00 credits
    Introduces the student to the institution of death in the United States. From a sociological frame of reference, the student will study death as a system for dealing with the social processes of dying, death, and bereavement. Recommended: SOC 204. Prerequisite: WRI 121.

Speech

  
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    SPE 111 - Fundamentals of Speech

    3.00 credits
    Prepare and present original speeches with emphasis on organization and outlining. Present informative, persuasive, and other types of speeches. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    SPE 111M - Fundamentals of Speech

    5.00 credits
    Prepare and present original speeches with emphasis on organization and outlining. Present informative, persuasive, and other types of speeches. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    SPE 130 - Business & Professional Speech

    3.00 credits
    Communication as it relates to business and professional settings. Readings and discussions focus on the climate and settings, philosophies and practices of organizational communication, and use of visual aids in briefings and presentations.
  
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    SPE 140 - Intro to Intercultural Communication

    3.00 credits
    Explores the nature and impact of different cultures on communication. Includes interactive relationship forms as the basis for global understanding in the classroom, business, or travel. Focuses on processing messages with accelerating changes in political, economic, and immigration patterns through individual cultural perceptions. Promotes understanding and communication with people of different cultures. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    SPE 198 - Independent Study: Speech Communication

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of SPE 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 SPE.
  
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    SPE 199 - Special Studies: Speech Communication

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of SPE not usually covered in depth in other SPE courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in SPE.
  
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    SPE 214 - Interpersonal Communication

    3.00 credits
    Develop awareness, knowledge, and skills for intra- and interpersonal communication as they pertain to personal and workplace relationships. Emphasizes topics such as function of communication, self-concept, perception, conversational skills, relationship development and maintenance, self-disclosure, assertiveness, and conflict management strategies. Prerequisite: WRI 095 or placement into WRI 121.
  
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    SPE 215 - Small Group Communication: Process & Theory

    3.00 credits
    Problem solving aspects of small group activities. Includes process and task, leadership, verbal and non-verbal messages, norms and roles, conflict reduction, and decision making in the small group. Focuses on theory and practice. Prerequisite: SPE 111 or instructor approval.
  
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    SPE 228 - Rhetoric of the Media

    3.00 credits
    Explores the symbiotic relationship of the mass media to society from a rhetorical perspective. Investigation into the technological advancements in mass communications, and their subsequent effect on public discourse and the individual in society. Prerequisite: WRI 121 or instructor approval.
  
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    SPE 298 - Independent Study: Speech Communication

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of SPE 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 SPE.
  
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    SPE 299 - Special Studies: Speech Communication

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

Theater

  
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    THR 101 - Theater Appreciation

    3.00 credits
    Introduces theater through studying plays and the artists who participate in the theatrical experience. Attend local productions and discover how and why the event happens from the viewpoint of the actor, director, playwright, designer and audience. Corequisite: THR 101L.
  
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    THR 101L - Theater Appreciation Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to THR 101.
  
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    THR 111 - Fundamentals of Technical Theater

    3.00 credits
    Covers basic principles and practices, including hands-on experience, of technical theatre such as stage design, lighting, properties, costumes, and stage management. Explores the role of the technician in the theatre organization. Prerequisite: WRI 095. Corequisite: THR 111L.
  
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    THR 111L - Fundamentals of Tech Theater Lab

    1.00 credits
    Covers basic principles and practices, including hands-on experience, of technical theatre such as stage design, lighting, properties, costumes, and stage management. Explores the role of the technician in the theatre organization. Prerequisite: WRI 095. Corequisite: THR 111.
  
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    THR 141 - Fundamentals of Acting Technique I

    3.00 credits
    Introduces basic performance techniques. Develops text analysis and performance skills. Develops the beginning level awareness of the physical and vocal skills required of a stage performer. Includes reading and analyzing plays to develop acting skills. Prerequisite: WRI 095.
  
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    THR 142 - Fundamentals of Acting Technique II

    3.00 credits
    Develops performance techniques. Improves text analysis and performance skills with focus on vocal and physical control. Students employ concentration and relaxation techniques in approaching roles. Prerequisite: THR 141.
  
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    THR 143 - Fundamentals of Acting Technique III

    3.00 credits
    Develops advanced performance techniques. Refines text analysis and performance skills with focus on vocal and physical control. Students employ concentration and relaxation techniques in approaching roles. Prerequisite: THR 142.

Welding

  
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    WLD 101 - Welding Processes & Applications

    3.00 credits
    Introduction to Welding covers flat and horizontal positions with oxygen-acetylene welding OAW, stick SMAW, Mig GMAW on mild steel, Tig GTAW on aluminum, safety, setting up and shutdown.
  
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    WLD 102 - Blueprint Reading

    3.00 credits
    Covers the language of blueprints including lines, views, dimensioning, print organization, welding symbols, and structural shapes.
  
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    WLD 114 - Shielded Metal Arc Weld: Mild Steel I

    3.00 credits
    Develops knowledge and manipulative skills in the use of E7018 mild steel electrodes when performing various welds in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions. Prerequisite: WLD 101.
  
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    WLD 115 - Shielded Metal Arc Weld: Mild Steel II

    3.00 credits
    Develop intermediate and advanced skills in shielded metal arc welding for success in the metal fabrication industry. Includes preparation of joints for proper setup and design using 1/4 inch and thicker mild steel. Prerequisite: WLD 114.
  
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    WLD 131 - Gas Metal Arc Welding

    3.00 credits
    Develops knowledge and manipulative skills welding with solid wire on ferrous and non-ferrous materials using short arc in all four positions and spray arc in the flat and horizontal positions. Prerequisite: WLD 101.
  
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    WLD 198 - Independent Study: Welding

    3.00 credits
    Advanced individualized study in the area of WLD not considered in other welding courses. Includes a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Independent study is offered for variable credit based on the student’s project. Instructor approval is required. Prior study in WLD is recommended.
 

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