ACCT 140 - QuickBooks
Offered BySpokane Falls Community College
Available Seats25 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Class Dates4/2/2018 - 6/15/2018
DescriptionFormerly ACCT 141. This course offers a practical approach to computerized accounting using QuickBooks Pro. Students are exposed to basic setup and entry of daily accounting transactions and learn to manage revenue and expense accounts, payroll, inventory, bank reconciliation, and year-end procedures. This course does not fulfill the requirements for students majoring in accounting.
NotesThis is a variable credit class. Be sure to register for the correct number of credits.
ACCT 141 - QuickBooks
Offered BySpokane Community College
Instructor Renee Goffinet
DescriptionThis course offers a practical approach to computerized accounting using QuickBooks Pro. Students are exposed to basic setup and entry of daily accounting transactions and learn to manage revenue and expense accounts, payroll, inventory, bank reconciliation, and year-end procedures. This course does not fulfill the requirements for students majoring in accounting.
Available Seats15 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Instructor Rick Hanson
ACCT 142 - Advanced Quickbooks
Enrollment RequirementsACCT 141 or permission of instructor
DescriptionThis course offers a practical approach to computerized accounting using QuickBooks Pro. Students are exposed to advanced setup for service and merchandising companies. Processing quarterly payroll including, preparation of quarterly tax reports, tax transmittals and W2 forms are addressed. This course does not fulfill requirements for students majoring in accounting. Prerequisite: ACCT 141 or permission of instructor.
ACCT 151 - College Accounting I
DescriptionStudents learn the basic concepts of accounting for office, sales and small business personnel. The basic accounting cycle, use of general journals, worksheets, adjusting and closing entries, and complete financial statement preparation are emphasized. Payroll processing and employer payroll tax calculations, and reporting also are covered. These courses must be taken in sequence. These courses do not fulfill requirements for students majoring in accounting.
ACCT 152 - College Accounting II
ACCT 161 - Payroll Procedures
Enrollment RequirementsACCT 151, ACCT& 201 or permission of instructor
DescriptionThis course enables students to properly prepare, file and report quarterly payroll taxes; prepare all necessary journal entries for payroll expenses; and prepare all essential end-of-the-year reports for payroll. Prerequisite: ACCT 151, ACCT& 201 or permission of instructor.
ACCT 162 - Business Tax Accounting
DescriptionThis course enables students to understand and account for the additional taxes (other than income taxes) paid by businesses in Washington State, Spokane County and the City of Spokane. Prerequisite: SCC: ACCT 151, ACCT& 201 or permission of instructor.
ACCT& 201 - Prin of Accounting I (CCN)
Instructor Ricky Street
DescriptionAn introduction to the fundamentals of accounting, with application to sole proprietorship, partnership and corporate forms of business organization. Must be taken in sequence.
ACCT& 202 - Prin of Accounting II (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsA grade of 2.0 or better in ACCT& 201 or permission of instructor.
Instructor Jackie Franklin
DescriptionAn introduction to the fundamentals of accounting, with application to sole proprietorship, partnership and corporate forms of business organization. Must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite: A grade of 2.0 or better in ACCT& 201 or permission of instructor.
ACCT& 203 - Prin of Accounting III (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsACCT& 202 or permission of instructor.
DescriptionStudents learn presentation and interpretation of financial data for managerial use. Applications of accounting output to managerial control and planning are emphasized. Prerequisite: ACCT& 201 or permission of instructor.
ACCT 204 - Accounting Integration
Enrollment RequirementsACCT& 201, ACCT 151 or permission of instructor
DescriptionStudents develop an understanding of the accounting information system, sales and acquisition cycles, internal controls, accounting fraud, accounting for not-for-profit organizations as well as federal taxation and tax return preparation. Prerequisite: ACCT& 201, ACCT 151 or permission of instructor.
ACCT 320 - Accounting and Finance for Managers
Enrollment RequirementsMATH& 107 and acceptance into an SFCC BAS degree program
DescriptionThis course covers accounting theory, accounting language, and financial management principles with an emphasis from a manager's perspective. Topics include: balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows, financial statement analysis, cost behavior, capital budgeting, analysis of financial statements for planning and control, cash and capital budgeting, risk and return, capital structure, time value of money, and financing for both short and long-term requirements. Each student will complete a project designed to integrate course topics into a business project. Prerequisite: MATH& 107 and acceptance into an SFCC BAS degree program.
NotesReserved for Applied BAS degree students only.
ANTH& 100 - Survey of Anthropology (CCN) Writing Intensive, Free Course Textbook
Instructor Susan Vetter
DescriptionAn introductory survey course of anthropology that examines the biology and cultures of humans through scientific and humanistic perspectives. This course explores anthropology as a four-field discipline, encompassing biological anthropology (primates, human biological diversity, paleoanthropology), archaeology (ancient cultures), cultural anthropology (contemporary cultures and cultural diversity), and linguistic anthropology (language and communication).
ANTH& 210 - Indians of North America (CCN) Diversity/Writing Intensive
Available Seats10 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Instructor Kristen Cornelis
DescriptionThis course is an introduction to the diverse American Indian cultures of North America north of Mexico from pre-European contact to the present. Emphasizing a four-field anthropological framework, this course examines aspects of American Indian culture such as environmental adaptations, religious-ideological systems, kinship systems, and social identity.
ART& 100 - Art Appreciation (CCN)
Instructor Marcel Arpin
DescriptionA course to develop an appreciation and awareness of art, and to make art effective in daily living.
ART& 100 - Art Appreciation (CCN)
Available Seats30 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Instructor Tobe Harvey
Instructor Garric Simonsen
Available Seats35 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Instructor Cynthia Wilson
ART 110 - Modern Art
DescriptionHistory of the development of modern art beginning with the 19th century and concluding with an emphasis on contemporary art and architecture. The course attempts to critically assess the aesthetics of art styles and ideologies. Through illustrated lectures and individual research the students are exposed to a variety of contemporary approaches and media in the visual arts.
ART 112 - Non-Western Art Diversity/Writing Intensive, Free Course Textbook
Available Seats28 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Instructor Kurt Madison
DescriptionThis course is designed to explore the art from cultures outside the European tradition such as Asian, African, Meso American and groups from the North American continent. In addition to the basic slide/lecture format, there are guest speakers, films and videos, and one or two short art experiences.
AS 131 - Survey of Addictions
DescriptionThis introductory course explores the nature and scope of alcohol/drug use, abuse, and addiction as well as problems with compulsive behaviors. Basic drug categories and effects are studied. The evolution of social policy, culture, and impacts upon vulnerable populations and the prevention, intervention and treatment are discussed. The basic steps necessary to become a Chemical Dependency Professional in the state of Washington are described.
AS 221 - Treatment Theories for Addictions Low Cost Course Textbook
DescriptionThis course addresses the constructs, underlying principles, theories, practices and desired outcomes of the most generally accepted and scientifically supported models of treatment for addiction and other substance related problems.
AS 280 - Case Management 2: Treatment Planning and Continuing Care Low Cost Course Textbook
Enrollment RequirementsAS 279 or equivalent. Instructor approval required for equivalent.
Instructor Ursula Heflick
DescriptionStudents will utilize the patient information for the case studies they developed in Case Management I to gain knowledge of the process of clinical admittance of patients, the principles of working with Community partners for continuation of care, and the development of patient-centered treatment and continuing care plans. Prerequisite: AS 279 or equivalent. Instructor approval required for equivalent.
AS 290 - Co-Occurring Behavioral Health Disorders Low Cost Course Textbook
DescriptionThe Co-Occurring Behavioral Health Disorders class will focus on clients who have one or more disorders relating to the use of drugs or destructive compulsive behaviors as well as one or more mental health disorders. This class will provide an overview of diagnostic criteria, assessment, medication, specific mental disorders, and the need for linkage between the mental health services system and substance abuse treatment with the goal of dual recovery.
AS 294 - Family and Adolescent Treatment of Addictions Alternative Training
Instructor Kaydee Steele
DescriptionThis course presents an overview of structural, functional, and system approaches to counseling families with addictions. The treatment of Adolescents with addictions is also studied with emphasis on evidenced based treatment models. Prerequisite: Instructor permission required to enroll in course. Students will be required to have a grade of 2.0 or better in each course to graduate from the program.
NotesDBHR Grant Students Only
NotesHEET Grant Students Only
AS 295 - American Society of Addiction Medicine Alternative Training
DescriptionThis course examines The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria, the most widely used guidelines for assessment, service planning, placement, continued stay and discharge of patients with addictive disorders. Prerequisite: Instructor permission required to enroll in course. Students will be required to have a grade of 2.0 or better in each course to graduate from the program.
AS 296 - Treatment of Addictions Individual and Group
DescriptionThis course will examine Treatment of Addictions including individual and group approaches. The evidenced based treatment methods will be focused upon with special emphasis on competencies outlined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This course meets the requirements for Alternative Training WAC 246-811, areas Treatment of Addiction: Individual and group treatment for addiction counseling. Prerequisite: Instructor permission required to enroll in course. Students will be required to have a grade of 2.0 or better in each course to graduate from the program.
ASL& 121 - Am Sign Language I (CCN)
DescriptionFirst course in a series of three American Sign Language (ASL) courses that are prerequisites for the interpreter training program or can be taken for modern language credit. ASL I introduces at least 360 vocabulary words, receptive and expressive skills, deaf culture, and grammatical structure of ASL.
Instructor Layna Lamarche
ASL& 122 - Am Sign Language II (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsASL& 121
Instructor Angela O'Bleness
DescriptionSecond course in a three-course series of American Sign Language (ASL). All are prerequisites to enter the interpreter training program or can be taken for modern language credit. This course l adds vocabulary development of at least 450 signs and their respective glosses, receptive and expressive skills, and enhance use and understanding of grammatical structure of ASL. Various aspects of deaf culture is discussed. Prerequisite: ASL& 121.
ASL& 123 - Am Sign Language III (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsASL& 122
Instructor Melissa Pilant
DescriptionThis is the third course in a three- course series of American Sign Language (ASL). All are prerequisites to enter the interpreter training program or can be taken for modern language credit. This course increases vocabulary by introducing at least 350 new vocabulary words, advances receptive and expressive skills, enhances use of appropriate grammatical features of ASL and relate cultural aspects of the deaf community. Prerequisite: ASL& 121, 122.
ASL& 223 - American Sign Language VI [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsASL& 222 and concurrent enrollment in ITP 233
Instructor Corrine Morrow
DescriptionThis is the sixth course in a series of 6 American Sign Language courses. This course incorporates expressive and receptive communication skills involving high school subject matter and accompanying vocabulary of at least 350 words; comparative information about demand-control schema and aspects of ASL grammatical features. Information about Deaf Culture will be compared to that of the majority hearing culture. Prerequisite: ASL& 222 and concurrent enrollment in ITP 233.
ASTR& 100 - Survey Of Astronomy (CCN)
Instructor Vincent Jobando
DescriptionThis course provides a survey of astronomy that includes its history as a science, the motions of celestial objects, the solar system, the life cycles of stars, the Milky Way and other galaxies, and cosmology. This is a non-lab physical science course, and credit will not be granted for both ASTR& 100 and ASTR& 101.
ASTR& 100 - Survey of Astronomy (CCN)
Instructor Michele Moore
Instructor John Whitmer
ASTR& 101 - Intro to Astronomy (CCN)
DescriptionThis course provides an introduction to general astronomy topics such as patterns of motion in the sky, the physics of motion and light, the formation and characteristics of the solar system, stars and stellar evolution, galaxies, and cosmology. Weekly laboratory required. Credit will not be granted for both ASTR& 101 and ASTR& 100.
BIOL 205 - Human A & P 2
Enrollment RequirementsBIOL 105,204 Prerequisite
Instructor Brenda McCracken
DescriptionContinued study of human body structure and function with emphasis on circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine and reproductive systems. Does not satisfy any AA degree requirements and is not transferable. Prerequisite: BIOL 105, 204.
BT 100 - Beginning Keyboarding Low Cost Course Textbook
DescriptionThis course introduces students to proper touch keyboarding skills techniques. Emphasis on development of speed and accuracy. Grading option: Pass/fail.
BT 101 - Keyboarding
DescriptionStudents learn beginning computer keyboarding that includes the mastery of the alphabetic keyboard using the 'key-by-touch' method. Word processing software is presented in conjunction with formatting theory for personal and business letters, memoranda, reports, centering and simple tabulation techniques. Students develop proofreading and editing skills.
BT 102 - Document Processing
DescriptionThis course covers formatting theory and application instruction for personal and business letters, tables, memoranda, and reports using word processing software. Commonly used word processing software features are presented. Instruction includes the development of proofreading, editing, formatting and mechanics of written expressions. Speed and accuracy are emphasized. This course is a continuation of BT 101 or utilized as a refresher course for those who have been away from a keyboard.
BT 105 - Basic Grammar for Business II
Instructor Ronda Moorhead
DescriptionStudents review fundamental writing skills with major emphasis on improving sentence structure and grammar. Accuracy in spelling, punctuation, vocabulary and proofreading is stressed. Prerequisite: BT 104. A reading score of at least 33 on the ASSET or 59 on the COMPASS is acceptable in lieu of BT 104.
BT 106 - Computing Essentials
Instructor Debra Hanson
DescriptionDevelops beginning computer skills in a Windows-based environment. Includes mastery of the alphabetic keyboard using the "key-by-touch" method, understanding of MS Windows features and terminology, effective application of file management techniques, use of Internet navigation skills, and effective application of beginning Word skills in the creation and formatting of business documents.
Instructor Donna Evenson
DescriptionDevelops beginning computer skills in a Windows-based environment. Includes mastery of the alphabetic keyboard using the "key-by-touch" method, understanding of MS Windows features and terminology, effective application of file management techniques, use of Internet navigation skills, and effective application of beginning Word skills in the creation and formatting of business documents.(SCC, SFCC)
BT 107 - Business Communications
Instructor Jill Enevold
DescriptionThis course focuses on the basic elements of grammar, punctuation, capitalization, number formats, abbreviations, symbols, and proofreading in preparation for typical business communication messages.
BT 110 - Strategies for Student Success
Instructor Lorri Peasley
DescriptionThis course for new college students teaches success strategies by helping students to become familiar with the campus, to discover resources available to assist them in their collegiate journey. Students will learn time management skills, note taking techniques and study strategies. Students will also learn online learning systems and how to interact effectively with instructors. The class focuses on pathways for students pursuing a degree in any business field and developing an academic plan.
BT 152 - College and Career Strategies
Instructor Louella Dunham
DescriptionStudents learn to identify and develop behaviors that lead to personal and academic success. Students learn skills to increase their success in college and to help them achieve their academic and professional goals.
BT 160 - Job Preparation Techniques
Instructor Melinda Whitcher
DescriptionStudents prepare for the job search process. Self-analysis, goal setting, personal appearance and grooming, communicating ideas through individual and group presentations, resume writing, application cover letter writing, interviewing practice, and other techniques are emphasized. Prerequisite: Second-year student or permission of instructor.
Instructor Rachelle Weiland
DescriptionStudents prepare for the job search process. Self-analysis, goal setting, personal appearance and grooming, communicating ideas through individual and group presentations, resume writing, application cover letter writing, interviewing practice, and other techniques are emphasized.
Instructor Susan Coffee
BT 196 - Skillbuilding
Instructor Colleen Kennedy
Class Dates4/2/2018 - 5/4/2018
DescriptionThis individualized program builds keyboarding speed and improves accuracy. It may be taken a maximum of three times. Grading option: Pass/fail.
BT 205 - Database Design and Analysis
DescriptionThis is an in-depth Microsoft Access course. Students will learn data management concepts and the use and creation of relational databases as a business tool. Topics include: views, simple and advanced queries, create and modify forms and sub-forms, reports, primary and foreign keys, importing data, formulas, controls and conditional formatting. This course will also help prepare students for the MS Access Certification exam.
BT 231 - Office Procedures
DescriptionThis course presents the basic office duties of a receptionist. Answering the telephone, mail handling, reprographics, ordering and storage of supplies. Professionalism and human relations concepts also are presented. Guest speakers and tours may be scheduled.
BT 263 - Integrated Office Applications
Enrollment RequirementsBT 165 and BT 202 or permission of instructor and keyboard skill of 50 wpm prerequisite
DescriptionThis project-based capstone course provides comprehensive coverage of Microsoft Office applications. Critical-thinking and problem-solving learning methods will be employed throughout the course. Prerequisite: BT 165, 201 and 202 or permission of instructor.
BT 272 - Business Correspondence
Instructor Gayle Ekins
DescriptionBusiness students learn to write a variety of business messages demonstrating an understanding of strategic choices for specific audiences and purposes and the proficient use of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
BT 273 - Business Research and Report Writing Low Cost Course Textbook
Enrollment RequirementsBT 272 or 274
Instructor Janelle Mc Cabe
DescriptionStudents learn to compose common types of business correspondence including the various types of letters, memos and reports. Prerequisite: BT 272 or 274.
BT 274 - Business Writing for the Web Low Cost Course Textbook
DescriptionThis course will build on students' knowledge of general business writing including appropriate choices in style, grammar, and mechanics. Students will adapt those skills for online modes and learn new strategies for reaching online audiences and accomplishing business purposes with those audiences. Students will explore the differences between various audiences and the use of text, images, sound, and visual design to accomplish business purposes effectively.
BT 280 - Project Management for the Office
Class Dates5/7/2018 - 6/15/2018
DescriptionStudents learn the key elements of project management. Students also conduct problem analysis, and develop action plans and cost/benefit analysis using project management software to assist in developing and managing their plans. Prerequisite: Second-year student.
BUS 100 - Money Management
Instructor Jeffrey Waybright
DescriptionStudents are introduced to managing all phases of family finances. Tips and techniques to help consumers survive on a limited budget are presented. Subjects include obtaining and using credit; saving money on food, financial services, automobiles, clothing, major appliances, insurance, travel, renting an apartment or buying a home. Students develop personal financial statements and budgets for future use.
BUS& 101 - Intro to Business (CCN)
Instructor Greg Richards
DescriptionStudents are introduced to the broad field of business and its organization, operation and management. Business opportunities, ownership, marketing, physical factors, human resources, finance, regulations and decision-making processes are emphasized.
BUS& 101 - Intro to Business (CCN) Free Course Textbook
Instructor Chia-ling Barker
BUS 103 - Basic Business Math and Electronic Calculators
Instructor James McLean
DescriptionStudents work with numbers and solve business problems using a 10-key pad including special features found on most modern business desk calculators and apply basic business math formulas.
Notes15 SEATS FOR HIM STUDENTS
Instructor Greg Richards, Karissa Kravig
NotesThis is a business math class that will meet online two days a week and students will be required to attend. There will be an evening and morning session so that students can choose the time of day that best fits their schedule. Math problems will be demonstrated online for better understanding of math concepts.
BUS 122 - Practical Business Math
DescriptionUtilize mathematical operations to solve practical business application problems. Core topics include review of basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and percents. Applications include bank reconciliation, simple interest and maturity values, compound interest, present and future values.
BUS 123 - Practical Business Math Applications
DescriptionUtilize mathematical operations to solve practical business application problems. Core topics include review of basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and percents. Applications include bank reconciliation, simple interest and maturity values, compound interest, present and future values, the cost of installment buying, and the effects of paying off installment loans early versus on time and revolving charge credit cards. Additional topics covered are trade discounts, cash discounts, markups and markdowns, break even analysis, payroll calculations with employee pay deductions and employer responsibilities.
BUS 124 - Intermediate Business Math I
DescriptionGain exposure to simple depreciation, common inventory methods, and various financial reports. Calculate basic business statistics such as mean, median, mode, and standard deviation for the purpose of making sound business decisions. Prerequisite: BUS 122 or 123 or 125 or instructor permission.
BUS 125 - Consumer Math
DescriptionGain exposure to the cost of credit cards and the benefits of paying off early. Explore various types of mortgages and determine the pros and cons of each. Various types of taxes and insurance coverage will be explained and calculated. Reading and evaluating stocks, bonds, and mutual funds quotations complete this course. Prerequisite: BUS 122 or 123 or 124 or instructor permission.
BUS& 201 - Business Law (CCN)
DescriptionStudents learn fundamental principles of law and the legal system and their application and operation in society. Analysis of business fact situations, isolating issues and recognizing the need for appropriate legal counsel, and the exercise of preciseness of language and action in matters with legal significance are emphasized.
BUS& 201 - Business Law (CCN)
Instructor Norman Thompson
BUS 217 - Business Statistics Low Cost Course Textbook
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 088, 097, 098, or 099 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement scores.
DescriptionThe application and interpretation of statistics are presented in this course. Descriptive and inferential statistical methods that are most useful in marketing and business research studies are emphasized. Prerequisite: MATH 088, 097, 098, or 099 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement scores.
BUS 280 - Human Relations in Business
DescriptionThe needs of the business or other formal work institutions and how they interact with individual needs are covered in this course. Leadership styles, formal organizational policies and procedures, and general cultural patterns to determine how humans act in a work environment are emphasized. The manager's role in creating an acceptable and satisfying organizational climate is covered.
BUSPD 101 - Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Available Seats20 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Class Dates4/2/2018 - 4/27/2018
DescriptionSuccessful people in the workplace utilize financial information to aid in effective decision making. This course explains financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and provides practical techniques that increase your effectiveness and career. Understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance.
Class Dates6/4/2018 - 6/29/2018
BUSPD 102 - Advanced Data Analysis
DescriptionThis course teaches you to perform inquiries useful to your business or organization, and the skill necessary to communicate results through graphs and text. Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. Whether your business is home-based or a large company, this class will take you to the next level.
BUSPD 104 - Advanced Mobile Marketing
DescriptionGain knowledge needed to implement a mobile marketing plan for your organization. Learn proximity marketing, mobile marketing metrics, and how to develop a mobile marketing campaign. Learn to promote your app on the web, build a landing page for your app, and advanced tracking of your application usage. Take away a blueprint for creating guidelines and standards for your mobile marketing effort and how to measure its success.
BUSPD 106 - Boosting Your Website Traffic
Class Dates5/7/2018 - 6/1/2018
DescriptionAcquire the basic skills to boost your web site traffic, including how to analyze your visitor traffic, how to use search engine optimization to get greater visibility and exposure in Google searches, and how to redesign your web site copy to increase your visitors and results. No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an SEO expert and welcomes your toughest questions.
BUSPD 108 - Conflict Management
DescriptionA recent study conducted by the American Management Association (AMA) revealed the average manager spends more than 20% of their day engaged in or reacting to a conflict situation. Discover a workable conflict management model, discuss case studies, and take away successful strategies to apply in your workplace.
BUSPD 110 - Creating Cell Phone Apps for Your Business
DescriptionSavvy organizations across the globe are investing in building cell phone apps for reaching customers. Learn step-by-step instructions on how nontechnical users can build, deploy, and market smartphone applications across Android, iPhone, and Blackberry platforms. This course is ideal for business owners and executives who want to understand how smartphone applications can be inexpensively built and understand how to quickly deploy smartphone applications.
BUSPD 111 - Cyber Security for Managers
DescriptionCyber security issues reach nearly every part of our business from online banking and education, to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals. Designed for nontechnical managers, directors, and others in the workplace, this course covers threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. Gain the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your business information.
BUSPD 113 - Developing Your Leadership Skills
DescriptionThis course is for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y. Discover the key concepts of being a leader and best strategies for developing leadership skills. Learn the unspoken secrets of leaders and strategies they employ/exhibit for influencing others.
BUSPD 114 - Developing Your Professional Career
DescriptionThis course helps identify skills all great leaders possess, while learning new skills that help take you to the next level. You gain knowledge needed to be successful. Learn to incorporate a developed image and communication skills that rocket you to the next level.
BUSPD 115 - Entrepreneur Boot Camp
DescriptionStarting a business is something all of us have thought about at one time or another. Everyone wants to be their own boss. Yet statistics show most businesses fail within the first five years. This course provides insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur. This course enables you to identify abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them. Learn to develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take-away techniques to successfully manage your new business.
BUSPD 116 - Entrepreneurial Marketing
DescriptionTo succeed in today's marketplace, entrepreneurs must effectively market their product or service. This course offers a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers, within a realistic budget. With an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions, learn to build a strong brand, analyze which tactics to use, and implement your marketing plan. Whether you are starting a business or growing an existing one, you will take away practical marketing tips and tools.
BUSPD 117 - Extraordinary Customer Service
DescriptionTransform your customer service into something extraordinary. Extraordinary customer service comes from focusing on the essential elements that yield big results. Discover how easy it is to tweak your customer service from the ordinary to the extraordinary.
BUSPD 119 - Google Analytics
DescriptionIf you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from website traffic. Aimed at nontechnical users, this course teaches you to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. Understand your visitor traffic better, learn to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online advertising, and find out how to get more conversions and sales from your website visitors.
BUSPD 122 - Intermediate Data Analysis
DescriptionLook at relationships between variables and product recognition as it relates to subsequent product purchase. This Intermediate Data Analysis course introduces statistics behind group differences and relationships. Learn to work with ratings, graphs, and user-friendly reports of statistical results.
BUSPD 124 - Introduction to Data Analysis
DescriptionData analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze data to see trends and make predictions. Businesses look for candidates who know how to analyze data. This course gives you a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting.
BUSPD 126 - Introduction to Mobile Marketing
DescriptionMore than half of U.S. consumers who've made purchases on their smartphones have done so in response to a mobile marketing message. Smartphone sales exceeded 420 million in 2011 and analysts forecast these sales will surpass one billion by the end of 2016. Find out about location-based marketing, mobile payments, QR codes, applications, and mobile coupons. Learn how mobile marketing can increase your capabilities to retain current customers and gain new ones.
BUSPD 128 - Keys to Customer Service
DescriptionBuilding your customer service skills has a powerful impact on your career success, as well as success in other areas of your life. Discover the direct relationship between service skills and career achievement. Become skilled at being an exceptional service provider.
BUSPD 129 - Leadership Principles
DescriptionDesigned for Gen Y (born 1980-1999), this course serves as the first of three in a series addressing the development of Generation Y leadership. Become an effective leader and discover your style of leadership. Learn about task completion, building relationships with subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals. Conduct a case study analysis of workplace conflicts that requires effective leadership..
BUSPD 135 - Management Boot Camp
DescriptionThis is a course for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders who want to enhance their management skills. Discover keys for effectively managing employees. Develop clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness through use of the DiSC® personality profile (included). Manage like a pro: quickly and with confidence.
BUSPD 137 - Managing Generations in the Workplace
DescriptionLearn to understand managing workers of different generations in the workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value. Each generation has different expectations and styles of work in the workplace. Identify practical, how-to tips and techniques for managing Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the workplace.
BUSPD 141 - Negotiation: Get What You Want
DescriptionNegotiation is a key skill for success in business and everyday life. Understanding negotiation strategies helps clarify what you want, prioritize needs, and ensure you gain what is essential. Learn skills that help others get what they want to improve relationships and increase your success in the future. Learn to plan, implement, and win in the bargaining process.
BUSPD 143 - Online Advertising
DescriptionGet the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization. See how pay-per-click advertising with Google AdWords works. Find out how to test low-budget Adword campaigns. Learn how you can target local audiences. Then discover Facebook advertising and how you can determine the demographics and even numbers of people you want to reach. No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an online ad expert and can welcome your toughest questions.
BUSPD 146 - Program Evaluation for Nonprofits
DescriptionEnhance your understanding of program evaluation within the nonprofit context. Improve your evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis, and data use. Understand real-world challenges organizations face when conducting evaluations including staff time, costs, and reporting. Create a complete program logic model and evaluation plan ready for implementation.
BUSPD 148 - Self-Publishing eBooks
DescriptioneBooks are becoming more popular than ever. In addition to publishing fiction and nonfiction books, individuals and companies are using eBook publishing as a way to market products, services, and ideas. Discover what makes a great eBook and how you create, format, and publish your eBook. Learn steps necessary to create your eBook with text, photos, illustrations, audio, videos, and hyperlinks to websites. Understand the different options you have in self- publishing and distributing your eBook.
BUSPD 150 - The Business Plan
DescriptionA business plan is required to secure capital by most funding sources. It also enables you to evaluate many aspects and potential hurdles of your business. This course teaches basics of the entrepreneurial planning process, culminating in the development of an early-stage business plan. By preparing your business concept, building your plan, and evaluating your business for feasibility, you gain knowledge critical for business start-up and development.
BUSPD 152 - Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance
DescriptionUnderstanding yourself and others increases your overall effectiveness at work, home, and relationships. Learn to improve your communication, convey your ideas effectively, and improve your ability to understand what is important to those who don't share your same style. Course fee includes your own DiSC® Behavioral Personality Profile assessment and review.
BUSPD 153 - Video Marketing
DescriptionSight, sound, and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. This course teaches you to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business, and build brand awareness. Find out how to shoot simple and effective videos without costly equipment or savvy technical skills. Learn to create content that commands attention, dominate Google and YouTube with your video, and strategically use YouTube to market your business 24/7.
BUSPD 155 - YouTube for Business
DescriptionIncrease your business with YouTube, the online video site and second-largest search engine. Discover the power of video for your organization, and how to use video as a marketing tool to reach and serve more people. Find out what types of video work best on YouTube, how other businesses use YouTube, how to create your own YouTube channel, and the techniques of adding captions, annotations, and other extra features.
BUSPD 167 - Cash is King
DescriptionCash is the biggest factor in business success. Non-financial mangers really make the difference in day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to manage cash flow success.
BUSPD 168 - Funding Your Business
DescriptionExplore the three critical areas: start-up or expansion, profits, and cash. Find out debt and equity sources to create a financially successful venture.
BUSPD 171 - Onboarding New Employees
DescriptionEnsure a smooth transition from best candidate to star employee. Onboarding is the process of socializing new employees into the organization.
BUSPD 176 - Fatal Leadership Errors
DescriptionDiscover how fatal leadership errors begin. Review cases of real leaders. Find out the leading leadership errors and how to avoid them.
BUSPD 189 - Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Functions
DescriptionFind out about Lean concepts, tools, and methods with which you can benchmark and assess problems, and lead continuous improvement efforts to resolve them. After taking this course you will have an expanded capacity to facilitate small groups and teams using Lean Process Improvement principles and methodologies to create change within your organization.
BUSPD 191 - Effective Copywriting
DescriptionCome away with the tools and techniques you need to improve your copywriting skills and learn how to avoid the common writing mistakes that can hold you back.
BUSPD 192 - Embracing Sustainability in the Workplace
DescriptionFind out how to implement sustainability solutions for your workplace. Your instructors will detail and deliver practical approaches and applications toward implementing sustainability with guidance in planning procedures. Take back practical tips on operating your indoor environments to consider air, water, lighting, fitness, nutrition, mind and comfort.
BUSPD 193 - Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers
DescriptionDesigned for non-financial managers, business owners, entrepreneurs, and other decision-makers, this advanced course will take the mystery out of money matters. Throughout this course, financial information that drives your organization, as seen on the business¿s reports, will be assessed and analyzed to understand it. An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence.
BUSPD 195 - Legal Office Administration
DescriptionThis course seeks to enable students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills needed toward the goal of becoming an exceptional legal practitioner in an administrative capacity. It is a bridge course designed to provide students with the tools to develop a thorough understanding of legal office procedures including database management, the preparation of legal documentation including research, legal accounting methods, legal analysis, communications and ethics.
BUSPD 196 - New 21st Century Strategies for Productivity and Time Management
DescriptionTime is even more valuable in this century than in the last. How effective you manage your time and productivity can affect your business and personal life in so many ways. You¿ll get tips and techniques you won¿t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing productivity.
BUSPD 197 - Office Operations
DescriptionDiscover strategies for focusing on specific office outcomes and operating a high-functioning office. Office operations refer to the administration and management of office business practices to support the highest level of efficiency and productivity within an organization. Learn how to design, implement, evaluate, and maintain the process of work within your office.
BUSPD 199 - Writing News and Press Releases
DescriptionAcquire the skills good journalists have and learn how to craft a news story, press release or publicity notice that will get attention.
BUSPD 200 - Your Workplace, Your Employees & The Law
DescriptionDesigned for non-lawyers, this course will provide business owners, managers, supervisors, and HR professionals with a road map for effectively handling complicated employee-related issues that affect today¿s legal-prone work environment.
BUSPD 206 - Power Selling
DescriptionNo matter what product or service you represent, there are powerful strategies that will help you become a top-producing sales person. Gain a better understanding of the importance of the sales function and learn new skills in relationship management, prospecting, customer management, and delivering a compelling sales presentation. Move yourself or your sales team to increased success.
BUSPD 207 - Managing Productivity
DescriptionWhether you are measuring and documenting your own productivity or managing the productivity of others, acquire the four new management systems and procedures to maximize productivity in your work organization. Move your skill set from the last century¿s system of managing time to this century¿s managing of productivity. With a growing number of people in the workforce working remotely, only these four new management systems allow you to successfully manage both office or on-site workers and those working from a distance, including home. After completing this course, you will have a new set of management skills to manage both your own productivity and that of others in the new work environment of this century.
BUSPD 209 - Project Management Knowledge Areas
DescriptionIn today¿s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. The Project Management Professional community does this through the five (5) Project Management Processes supported by the ten (10) Project Management Knowledge Areas. This course introduces the student to the ten (10) Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five (5) Project Management Processes.
BUSPD 210 - Creating High Performance Virtual Teams
DescriptionBuilding on the foundation learned in Introduction to Leading Virtual Teams, this course covers the skills and processes needed to move an ordinary virtual team to a high performance virtual team. The skills include how to organize the team and then how to empower communication between team members while meeting the individual team member¿s needs. You will also learn processes used by most high performing virtual teams. Finally, the course will cover the leaders¿ role in developing highly engaged team members including how to build trust, commitment, respect and empowerment.
BUSPD 211 - Lean Six Sigma
DescriptionIn today¿s world, Lean is a part of the business environment. Lean Six Sigma attacks inefficiencies, non-value added wastes caused by defects, non value-added flow of information or materials, non-productive time, data storage, stacks of inventory, overproduction and extra processing. With Lean Six Sigma techniques you will have the skills to lead successfully in both service and manufacturing industries. No pre-requisites required!
BUSPD 212 - Creating Community & Social Change
DescriptionFrom elected officials to the CEO of Apple, leaders are now urging people in the workplace and community to participate in community and social change to help improve communities and society. Discover how social change happens, and doesn¿t, and how you can influence change. Then explore working within an established organization versus creating your own group for change. Finally, learn different change strategies and techniques to highlight issues and improve your community and society for all.
BUSPD 214 - Getting Started in Sales
DescriptionFinding new clients or customers can be challenging, reaching out to them and actually making a sale is a whole other thing. Weather you are a beginner new to the sales process or a seasoned professional who loves selling understanding the basic steps of sales and freeing your mind of negativity is the foundation to your business success. Save time, money and effort with these tried and true proven sales techniques that are guaranteed to deliver proven results.
BUSPD 215 - Strategic Selling with Social Media
DescriptionSocial media and digital technologies enable sales professionals to find new customers and motivate these customers to take action in more efficient and strategic ways.
This course enables both successful sales people and those new to the sales profession, to leverage powerful social media sales solutions designed to help you save time, save money and make money throughout the sales cycle from prospecting to referrals to closing sales. Social media and digital technologies enable sales professionals to find new customers and motivate these customers to take action in more efficient and strategic ways.
BUSPD 216 - Business Writing
DescriptionTake away the key practices you need to develop and hone your business writing communication effectively and successfully. Get the best practices for crafting effective, professional business documents. Find out how to avoid grammatical pitfalls. And acquire business writing principles that will be good for years to come.
BUSPD 217 - Photoshop for Presentations
DescriptionAcquire the skills to navigate an extensive list of Photoshop features. You will gain both a foundational and advanced understanding of the popular software, and practice the most commonly used methods, such as managing text, working with layers, and image file properties. You will find out the purpose of each photo-editing tool and walk away with the skills to use them. You will even learn what the pros know.
BUSPD 218 - Customer Service Leadership
DescriptionDiscover the keys to lead customer service with your team. From selecting customer service oriented employees to developing the best processes, you¿ll find simple ways to increase your bottom line with outstanding customer service. By saving time and building lifelong customers you will develop lifelong customers.
BUSPD 219 - Introduction to Project Management
DescriptionIn today¿s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholder for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. You will have the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project. An overview of salaries, certification costs, education and experience requirements are provided. We hope you will choose Project Management as a career.
BUSPD 220 - Project Management Processes
DescriptionAcquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to learn and use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena.
BUSPD 221 - Collaborative Management
DescriptionWhether you manage or lead people, collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups and teams for maximum performance and productivity. Knowledge of collaborative skills will enable you to gain participation quickly, get input and buy-in for building consensus and plan for cooperation to get crucial projects completed. This course will help you explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for success of your team or organization.
CAPPS 100 - Beginning Computer Skills
Instructor Stephanie Freeman
Class Dates4/2/2018 - 5/18/2018
DescriptionFor new computer users. A beginning class with a focus on computer terminology and skills. Topics include Windows, Internet, beginning email, and beginning office software applications.
CAPPS 141 - Word I
DescriptionMicrosoft Word at an introductory level. Students will learn how to navigate, create, edit, format, and save documents. Students will also be able to use headers and footers, lists, pictures, clip art, and tables to enhance documents. Prerequisite: Minimum Reading COMPASS Score of 80 OR Reading ASSET Score of 40.
CAPPS 142 - Word II
Enrollment RequirementsCAPPS 141
DescriptionMicrosoft Word at an intermediate level. Students will learn how to create and use styles, WordArt, drawing tools, outlines, charts, web pages, and track changes. Prerequisite: CAPPS 141.
CAPPS 151 - Excel I
DescriptionMicrosoft Excel at an introductory level. Students will learn how to navigate worksheets and workbooks, use formulas and functions, format worksheets and cells. Prerequisite: Minimum Reading COMPASS Score of 80 OR Reading ASSET Score of 40 and SFCC math placement test of MATH 93 or completion of BUS 122.
CAPPS 152 - Excel II
Enrollment RequirementsCAPPS 151
DescriptionMicrosoft Excel at an intermediate level. Students will learn how to use IF functions, create charts and tables, sort and filter data, and use graphic elements. Prerequisite: CAPPS 151.
CAPPS 161 - Access I
DescriptionMicrosoft Access at an introductory level. Students will learn how to create and work with tables, sort and filter records, create and use queries. Prerequisite: Minimum Reading COMPASS Score of 80 OR Reading ASSET Score of 40 and SFCC math placement test score of MATH 93 or completion of BUS 122.
CAPPS 162 - Access II
Enrollment RequirementsCAPPS 161
DescriptionMicrosoft Access at an intermediate level. Students will learn how to create and modify forms, reports, table relationships, and queries. Prerequisite: CAPPS 161.
CAPPS 171 - Powerpoint I
DescriptionPowerPoint at an introductory level. Students will create and edit presentations. Students will be able to format slide elements, insert and apply slide transitions, use themes, clip art, and speaker notes. Prerequisite: Minimum Reading COMPASS Score of 80 OR Reading ASSET Score of 40.
CAPPS 172 - PowerPoint II
Enrollment RequirementsCAPPS 171
DescriptionPowerPoint at an intermediate level. Students will be able to enhance a presentation with graphic elements, insert sound, and create photo albums. Students will also be able to apply and modify slide transitions and animation effects, use charts and graphics in presentations. Prerequisite: CAPPS 171.
CAPPS 185 - Digital Marketing Platforms
Instructor Allison Sattin
DescriptionThis course is the study of the theory and practice of social networks. Emphasis is placed on understanding social networks and how they are utilized for business. Students will create, personalize, and manage various social media accounts.
CAPPS 241 - Word III
Enrollment RequirementsCAPPS 142
DescriptionMicrosoft Word at an advanced level. Students will learn advanced table features, mail merging, and forms. Prerequisite: CAPPS 142.
CAPPS 242 - Word IV
Enrollment RequirementsCAPPS 241
DescriptionMicrosoft Word at an advanced level. Students will learn to work with multi-page documents creating and managing master documents, indexes, and contents pages. Students will also be able to create and use macros and integrate Word with other applications. Prerequisite: CAPPS 241.
CAPPS 251 - Excel III
Enrollment RequirementsCAPPS 152
DescriptionMicrosoft Excel at an advanced level. Students will learn how to create and use named ranges, templates, 3D references. Students will also learn how to use database features and functions and use statistical and logical functions. Prerequisite: CAPPS 152.
CAPPS 261 - Access III
Enrollment RequirementsCAPPS 162
DescriptionMicrosoft Access at an advanced level. Students will learn how to create and format forms, create efficient reports, and automate forms. Students will also learn how to integrate Access with other applications. Prerequisite: CAPPS 162.
CAPPS 271 - Powerpoint III
Enrollment RequirementsCAPPS 172
DescriptionPowerPoint at an advanced level. Students will create and publish custom presentations. Students will learn to integrate PowerPoint with other applications and prepare a culminating project. Prerequisite: CAPPS 172.
CATT 102 - Introduction to Outlook
DescriptionUsing Outlook, students learn to communicate through e-mail, maintain electronic calendars, schedule meetings, use contacts, customize menus and taskbars, send/receive faxes, and import/export data among applications.
CATT 120 - Microsoft Word I
Instructor Lori Jordan
DescriptionStudents learn and apply basic functions of Microsoft Word to create, print and edit documents such as letters, tables, memos, reports, labels and envelopes; format characters and paragraphs; insert section and page breaks; add bullets and numbers to lists; and use Word's writing tools. The skills required for the core level of the Microsoft Word MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) certification examination are presented in CATT 120 and 121.
CATT 121 - Microsoft Word II
DescriptionThis course is a continuation of CATT 120. Students learn and apply functions of Microsoft word to add headers, footers and page numbers to documents; create and modify column structure; use Wizard and templates to create new documents; create and modify tables by adding borders and changing table structure; enhance documents with pictures and charts; and manage files.
CATT 122 - Microsoft Access I
DescriptionThis course presents theory and application in the basic concepts and terminology of relational database management. Students plan and design databases in addition to building and modifying tables and forms. The skills required for the Microsoft Access MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) certification examination are presented in CATT 122 and 123.
CATT 128 - Desktop Publishing
Instructor Jane Scott
DescriptionThis introductory course is designed for students with little or no background in desktop publishing. Emphasis is placed on basic concepts and terminology common to popular desktop publishing software. Basic DOS functions used in desktop publishing are introduced.
CATT 138 - Microsoft Excel I
Available Seats17 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
DescriptionThis course presents the basic functions of Microsoft Excel required to create, modify, format and print spreadsheets. The skills required for the core level of the Microsoft Excel MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) certification examination are presented in CATT 138 and 139.
CATT 139 - Microsoft Excel II
DescriptionThis course is a continuation of CATT 138. Students learn to work with worksheets and workbooks, formulas and functions, and to use charts and objects.
CATT 190 - Introduction to PowerPoint
DescriptionStudents learn and apply the fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint to create and modify presentations; and use design templates, the Office Clipboard, Format Painter and Word Art in addition to the drawing tools. Skills required for the PowerPoint MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) certification examination are presented.
CATT 220 - Advanced Microsoft Word I
Available Seats5 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
DescriptionThis course is a continuation of CATT 121. Students learn and apply advanced functions of Microsoft Word to create and edit document styles, work with master documents and subdocuments, create and modify a table of contents or index, use tables with embedded worksheets, sort lists, and create and revise footnotes and endnotes.
CATT 221 - Advanced Microsoft Word II
Available Seats6 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
DescriptionThis is the final course in a series covering Microsoft Word and is a continuation of CATT 220. Students learn and apply advanced functions of Microsoft Word to sort and create merged documents such as letters, envelopes and labels; to create, apply, copy, rename and edit macros; to create and modify forms; and to collaborate with work groups through comments, multiple versions and tracking of documents.
CATT 222 - Advanced Microsoft Access I
DescriptionThis course presents advanced Microsoft Access functions including building, modifying tables and forms, and refining queries.
CATT 223 - Advanced Microsoft Access II
DescriptionThis course is a continuation of CATT 222 and presents advanced Microsoft Access functions with an emphasis on utilizing web capabilities, producing reports, using Access tools and integrating data.
CATT 238 - Advanced Microsoft Excel I
DescriptionThis course covers advanced concepts for using Microsoft Excel. Students use templates and multiple workbooks; work with toolbars; and record, run and edit macros.
CATT 239 - Advanced Microsoft Excel II
DescriptionThis course is a continuation of CATT 238. Students record, run and edit macros; extract data and apply data filters; use analysis tools; and learn how to collaborate in workgroups.
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computer Applications
Instructor Tami Absalonson
DescriptionThe basic principles of computers and business application software including word processing, spreadsheets and database software are introduced in this course. The in-depth study of basic commands and concepts, and the applications of a variety of commercial software are emphasized.
CIS 112 - Web Graphics with Photoshop
Enrollment RequirementsSoftware Development and Network Design Students
Instructor Lynn Komarek
DescriptionThis course provides an in-depth exploration of how to plan, design and execute visually appropriate images using Adobe Photoshop. Masks, text, effects, and general photo composition are utilized to create posters, 3-d images, and images which can eventually be utilized in website design and construction.
CIS 234 - Network Scripting
Available Seats19 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Instructor Laura Kier
DescriptionStudents write scripts utilizing Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript), Windows Script Host (WSH) and UNIX/LINUX shell scripting languages to manage Windows and Unix/LINUX based systems. Prerequisite: CIS 206, 244.
CIS 270 - Principles of Network Security
Instructor Scott Dawson
DescriptionThis course is an introduction to network security. Topics covered relate to general network security, common network attacks and how to safeguard against them, authentication methods, e-mail, directory and file transfers. Prerequisite: CIS 251.
CIS 275 - Networking Capstone
DescriptionThis course is a culmination of the network engineering program in which student's research and evaluate emerging technologies and utilize the knowledge gained through the program. Students complete a research paper on technologies currently used in the networking field. Students also set up a network using current and legacy operating systems/hardware. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor only.
CMST& 101 - Introduction to Communication [CCN]
Instructor Micaela Schone
DescriptionThis course surveys the field of communication. It teaches students the theories and skills associated with effective interpersonal, small group, and public communication. Emphasis is on in-class activities and on improving the student's confidence in a variety of communication settings. Students receive at least 11 (eleven) hours of instruction in topical research, speech organization and support, and writing expository and persuasive prose for the purpose of oral delivery in an academic setting.
Instructor Amy Wolfsen-Norton
CMST& 101 - Introduction to Communication (CCN)
Instructor Tracy Struble
Instructor Margaret Kreiner
CMST 127 - Leadership Development
Instructor Robert Vogel
DescriptionEmphasizes integrity and professionalism in the workplace, team-building problem-solving, presentational skills, and selling techniques for success on the job. Variable credits.
CMST& 210 - Interpersonal Communication (CCN) Low Cost Course Textbook
DescriptionThis course provides an opportunity to learn and apply the theory of interpersonal communication. Learning experiences include work with personal growth, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, active listening, stress management, and resolving communication conflicts to develop healthy personal relationships.
CMST& 210 - Interpersonal Communication (CCN)
Available Seats33 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
CMST& 220 - Public Speaking (CCN)
Instructor Craig Rickett
DescriptionThis course teaches students fundamental principles of researching, writing and delivering an effective public address. Students learn audience adaptation and receive at least 11 hours of instruction in the development and composition of formal preparation outlines for expository, persuasive and motivational speeches. Students study and practice a variety of rhetorical techniques suitable for crafting clear, memorable and persuasive prose. They gain confidence as speakers through the study and practice of a wide variety of proven delivery techniques and styles.
CMST 226 - Gender Communication Diversity/Writing Intensive, Low Cost Course Textbook
DescriptionThis course provides the opportunity to learn and apply theories of gender communication. Learning experiences include work with both verbal and nonverbal communications as they apply to perception, stereotyping, brain and other biological differences, gender and socialization, processing information, differences in communication style, gender communication in friendships, and gender communication in the workplace.
CMST 226 - Gender Communication Diversity
Instructor Cynthia Trujillo
CMST 227 - Intercultural Communication Diversity
Instructor Nicole Ridnour
DescriptionThis course is a culture-general approach to intercultural communication. Emphasis is on experiential learning in order to understand and improve intercultural communication at both the domestic and international levels. Students have the opportunity to improve verbal and nonverbal communication skills with different cultures in the community, and to focus on international communication needs.
CMST 227 - Intercultural Communication Diversity, Low Cost Course Textbook
Instructor Jennifer Spencer
Available Seats34 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Instructor Angela Wizner
CMST 430 - Organizational Communication
Enrollment RequirementsApplied BAS Degree Students Only
Instructor Mohammad Khalil Islam-Zwart
DescriptionThis course is the study of communication and its practice, effects and improvement in collective organizations; the role of communication in organizational assessment and change; the relationship between communication and leadership practices and organizational effectiveness, and the discursive nature of personal and corporate image and credibility. Prerequisite: Applied BAS degree students only or permission of instructor.
COMTE 108 - Google +
DescriptionGoogle+ has surpassed Twitter to become the second largest social network next to Facebook. Discover the best ways to use this popular and emerging social media platform to raise your online profile, and connect with current and potential new contacts. You'll learn the advantages of using Google+, how it can help your organization to engage existing users and grow your base, and techniques for using the platform to create relationships, and expand your reach and knowledge in particular subject matter areas.
COMTE 134 - Podcasting
DescriptionPodcasting is experiencing a rebirth on mobiles and more businesses are turning to podcasting to grow their brand and connect with customers.
COMTE 136 - Improving Email Promotions
DescriptionDiscover new ways to improve your email promotions, including when to email, what to email, and testing email copy. Then find out how to analyze your email response rates, including getting the bench marks for open rates and click through rates. Learn how to improve your email promotion and responses with tracking and testing. Get a basic introduction to email promotions. If you are advanced, your instructor is an email expert and can answer your toughest questions as well.
COMTE 137 - Google Apps for Business
DescriptionMove beyond the basic features you figured out on your own. Learn the advanced time saving tips and strategies to get more done in your work when creating business applications.
COMTE 138 - Introduction to Game Design
DescriptionThis course provides a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. By completing this course, you can take the first steps into understanding game design, and how it can be applied in your field.
COMTE 141 - Infographics
DescriptionAfter taking this course in ¿Infographics¿, students will be exposed to a powerful, concise way to present information. The course begins with a history of Infographics and the types of infographics used in Business, Education and Industry. Students will be exposed to Pinterest and other web-based sources of infographics.
COMTE 142 - Graphics Design for Visual Presentations
DescriptionGet the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose.
COMTE 143 - Intermediate Video Game Design
DescriptionIn this intermediate introductory course you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application to begin your journey of making games.
COMTE 145 - 3D Printing
Instructor Christopher Cecil
Class Dates4/7/2018 - 5/12/2018
Description3D Printing Technologies.
COMTE 146 - Prototyping with Maker Electronics
DescriptionThis class will survey and give you a start in understanding what you will need to learn to create awesome electronics projects for your makerspace, home or classroom. The course will include electronics like those in the Arduino ecosystem of microprocessors such as sensors, LEDs and other components. We will also cover the sewable circuits that are the underpinning of interactive fashion garments. You will also learn how to find and sort through the many free resources online.
COMTE 147 - 3D Printed Science and Math: Visualizations and Experiments
DescriptionA 3D printer can be used to teach science and math in two ways: when a teacher creates an accurate 3D model of a concept for students to handle, or to design a ¿starter set¿ model that students can then alter and use as the basis for explorations. The instructors will impart ideas for developing appropriate content of concepts ranging from kindergarten to grad school and will teach participants to use the free and open source 3D modeling program OpenSCAD. The class assumes participants already know the basics of using a 3D printer, from the UgotClass ¿Intro to 3D Printing¿ or equivalent experience.
COMTE 148 - Introduction to 3D Printing
Description3D printing has been hailed as a solution to all manufacturing problems. Obviously that is exaggerated, but what is it good for, and when is traditional manufacturing still the better choice? In this course, you will learn how to separate the real promise of the technology from the hype, and understand the workflow for a consumer-level 3D printer. You will become familiar with some typical online databases of objects available to print, and get a bit of experience with free or open-source software for all stages of the process. This class will be primarily focused to introduce you to the tools of the open 3D printer ecosystem, but the principles will apply to consumer 3D printers in general.
CRTPG 104 - Certificate in Data Analysis
Class Dates4/2/2018 - 6/29/2018
DescriptionData analysis is fast becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a new skill set to your portfolio and make a difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Find out how to perform inquiries useful to your business or organization and learn to communicate results through graphs and text.
CRTPG 106 - Certificate in Leadership Development
Class Dates6/4/2018 - 8/31/2018
DescriptionEspecially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), this certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing leadership potential and making a difference in the workplace. Find out what it takes to become an effective leader and discover your style of leadership. This three-week coursed teaches the unspoken secrets leaders know and strategies they employ/exhibit in influencing others.
CRTPG 112 - Entrepreneurship Certificate
DescriptionBoost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the tools for planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business. Learn to create a business plan; including assessing business feasibility and prepare management and financial plans. Take a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. With this certificate, be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and techniques to successfully manage and market your new business.
CRTPG 116 - Management Certificate
DescriptionEnhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees, find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness. Learn how to improve your time management and productivity. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value.
CRTPG 118 - Mobile Marketing Certificate
DescriptionThe way consumers are interacting with brands and connecting to the world is changing because of mobile phones. Find out about location-based marketing, mobile payments, QR codes, applications, and mobile coupons. You will learn how mobile marketing can increase your capabilities to retain current customers and gain new ones. Get step-by-step instructions on how non-technical users can build, deploy, and market smartphone applications across Android, iPhone, and Blackberry platforms. Finally, get the knowledge needed to implement a mobile marketing plan for your organization. Find out about proximity marketing, mobile marketing metrics, and developing a mobile marketing campaign.
CRTPG 121 - Video Marketing Certificate
Class Dates4/2/2018 - 6/1/2018
DescriptionVideo marketing is the latest HOT new marketing trend. Shoppers who viewed product videos were 144% more likely to add the product to their cart. Video with good SEO has a 53% higher chance of showing up on page one of Google searches. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect people. Video also reaches an emotional trigger that plain text cannot.
Class Dates6/4/2018 - 7/27/2018
CRTPG 130 - eMarketing Essentials Certificate
DescriptionCome get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest/most advanced information and answer your toughest questions.
CRTPG 131 - Small Business Boot Camp
Instructor Patrick Bisson
Class Dates4/24/2018 - 6/14/2018
DescriptionAre you thinking of starting a business or have you recently started a business and are struggling with "what do I do now?" This course will enable you to better determine the viability/feasibility of the business, determine your start-up cost, find and market to your customers, and utilize the local resources available to small businesses.
CRTPG 132 - Project Management: Competencies and Structure
DescriptionGet the practical and insightful knowledge you need to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project successfully. Your abilities as a project manager depend on understanding the competencies and structure of project management. Through discussion, facilitation and practical exercises, you will understand how to integrate and apply the PMBOK® Guide into effective processes for establishing priorities and proactively managing your projects.
CRTPG 137 - Certificate in Office Operations
DescriptionEfficient office operations can mean the difference between success and not-so-much, between being in the black and being in the red. Moving from you and your employees working harder to working smarter, the strategies and benchmarks of office operations increases the productivity of every person in your organization. Position yourself in your organization as the one who knows what to get done, and how to get things done in office operations.
CRTPG 142 - Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
DescriptionEvery successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career.
CRTPG 143 - Certificate in Business Writing
DescriptionBegin with understanding the format, construction, and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals. Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading. Finally, discover what good journalists know. Learn how to write a news story, press release or other publicity notice that zings.
CRTPG 144 - Certificate in Customer Service
DescriptionWhether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity, and increase your organization¿s success.
CRTPG 146 - Certificate in Google Tools
DescriptionLearn more about Google Analytics, Google apps for business, and Google+. Acquire new tips and techniques for greater productivity, effectiveness and even profitability for your work.
CRTPG 147 - Certificate in Presentation Media
DescriptionWhether your presentation is online or in-person, presentation media not only enhance your message but often make your message successful. Find out how to use Prezi, the new slide software that goes beyond one-dimensional presentations, and the finer points of Photoshop for presentations.
CRTPG 148 - Certificate in Workplace Communication
DescriptionGood communication in the workplace is more important than ever, and critical to your career advancement and success. Take back a workable conflict management model, along with successful and practical conflict management strategies, then work with a pro to learn how to improve your negotiation skills. Finally, find out more about yourself and others using personality profiles for better work performance.
CRTPG 153 - Certificate - 3D Printing for Educators
DescriptionThe intro class (recommended to be taken first) covers the entire 3D printing workflow with a focus on open source and free software. The market is somewhat fractured and different 3D printers vary somewhat in their operations there are not a lot of standards in the industry yet, but the instructors will guide participants through what the options are and where to learn the details of operation of their particular existing or planned hardware.
The second class then builds on this knowledge to think about how to help students create their own exploratory models, or how to create models that a teacher can create to help students visualize an abstract concept. Participants will use some of the software covered in the Intro to 3D Printing class to create several different types of 3D printable models, and will discuss the details of how to print their design on the 3D printer they already have or plan to acquire in the future.
CRTPG 154 - Certificate in Sales
DescriptionSocial media and digital technologies, when understood and leveraged effectively, can enable you to find new clients and motivate these clients to take action in more efficient and strategic ways. Whether you are a beginner new to the sales process or a seasoned professional who loves selling, understanding the basic steps of sales and freeing your mind of negativity is the foundation to your business success. Gain a better understanding of the importance of the sales function and learn new skills in relationship management, prospecting, customer management, and delivering a compelling sales presentation. Move yourself or your sales team to increased success.
CRTPG 155 - Entrepreneurial Finance Certificate
DescriptionFinance is a key to entrepreneurial success. The lack of financial knowledge about business and business start-ups is also and one of the leading causes of failure for entrepreneurial ventures. As an entrepreneur, you have limited time, and you certainly have limited resources. So knowing where to put your valuable time, and your limited resources, is critical to the success of your new venture.After successfully completing the Entrepreneurial Finance Certificate, you will have exponentially increased your knowledge about entrepreneurial finance, and how to maximize the chances of success and minimize the risks for your new venture.
CRTPG 156 - Product Prototyping on a Budget Certificate
DescriptionCreating a prototype of a product used to be a very expensive proposition. Now, however, with the availability of consumer-level 3D printers and relatively easy-to-program custom electronics controlled by processors like the Arduino, it is possible to prototype many types of products yourself. This certificate consists of two classes; either one can be taken first.
CRTPG 157 - Productivity & Time Management Certificate
DescriptionBoost your productivity by managing your time better. Discover the Top Ten most effective time management techniques to increase your work outcomes without spending more time. Take home new 21st century techniques and strategies. Then find out about the exciting Productivity eTools that are available now, and utilize technology to boost your productivity. Finally, get the latest best information on documenting your own productivity, and managing the productivity of others.
CRTPG 158 - Certificate in Basic Game Design
DescriptionIn the first course, you will discover resources for developing game design, identify the mechanics and verbs used in different games. You will come away with knowing the different activities that are part of game design, being able to flesh out a game idea in order to increase the chances to having a successful game design experience, and have a basic understanding of how to work with game developers. In the second course, you will you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application to begin your journey of making games.
CS 101 - Computer Literacy
Instructor Granville Neufville
DescriptionThis is an introductory course in computer technology, concepts, operations and applications. Computer terminology is emphasized. It examines the complete system, including hardware, software, data, people and procedures. Students have extensive laboratory exercises in computer operating systems such as exposure to UNIX, DOS and Macintosh; various word processors, spreadsheets, databases and graphics. An exposure to the programming process is provided. Internet and general networking principles are included. Meets the Computer Literacy Requirement for Eastern Washington University and is considered a generally transferable course by the Intercollege Relations Commission (ICRC).
DRMA& 101 - Intro to Theater (CCN)
Instructor Kemuel DeMoville
DescriptionDramatic forms and styles, historic developments of the theater and contemporary theater practices.
ECED 103 - College Success
Enrollment RequirementsConcurrent enrollment in any ECED course.
Instructor April Westermann
DescriptionThis course provides an opportunity for students entering early childhood education to learn about services and strategies to help them become successful college students. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in any ECED course.
ECED& 105 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education (CCN)
Instructor Leighanna Drake
DescriptionExplore the foundations of early childhood education. Examine theories defining the field, issues and trends, best practices, and program models. Observe children, professionals, and programs in action.
ECED& 107 - Health-Safety-Nutrition (CCN)
DescriptionThis course emphasizes the development of skills needed to ensure good health, nutrition, and safety of children in group care and education programs. Students recognize the signs of abuse and neglect, responsibilities for mandated reporting, and available community resources.
ECED& 120 - Practicum-Nurturing Relationships (CCN)
Instructor Catherine Meier
DescriptionIn an early learning setting apply best practice for engaging in nurturing relationships with children. Focus on keeping children healthy and safe while promoting growth and development.
ECED& 132 - Infants and Toddlers (CCN)
DescriptionExamine the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers. Study the role of the caregiver, relationships with families, developmentally appropriate practices, nurturing environments for infants and toddlers, and culturally relevant care.
ECED& 170 - Learning Environments for Young Children (CCN)
DescriptionDesign, evaluate, and improve indoor and outdoor environments which ensure quality learning, nurturing experiences, and optimize the development of young children.
ECED& 180 - Language and Literacy (CCN)
DescriptionDevelop teaching strategies for language acquisition and literacy skill development at each developmental stage (birth-age 8) through the four interrelated areas of speaking, listening, writing, and reading.
ECED& 190 - Observation and Assessment (CCN)
DescriptionCollect and record observation of and assessment data in order to plan for and support the child, the family, the group and the community. Practice reflection techniques, summarizing conclusions and communicating findings.
ECON 100 - Fundamentals of Economics
Instructor Roshan Khattry
DescriptionA general introduction covering microeconomics (small sections of the economy), macroeconomics (economic system as a whole) and comparative economic systems. Students who plan to enroll in ECON& 201 or ECON& 202 should not enroll in ECON 100.
Instructor Diana Osborne
ECON& 201 - Micro Economics (CCN)
DescriptionStudents are introduced to American economy with emphasis on prices, taxes, wages, production, farm problems, monopolies, labor, poverty and problems of the world economy.
ECON& 201 - Micro Economics (CCN)
ECON& 202 - Macro Economics (CCN)
DescriptionThe general introductory course covering the organization, operation and control of the American economy--problems of inflation, unemployment, taxation, public debt, money and banking, business cycles and economic growth. Capitalism compared with communism and socialism.
ECON& 202 - Macro Economics (CCN)
EDCE 110 - Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents
Class Dates4/2/2018 - 6/8/2018
DescriptionGeared primarily for professionals (e.g., regular or special educators, instructional assistants, school psychologists, counselors) serving children and youths presenting behavior problems in the school or community, this course focuses on cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions (often lumped together under the rubric "social skills") with an emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. Since previous knowledge and understanding of traditional behavioral concepts and strategies is required, it is strongly recommended that you take an introductory behavior management course to learn the basic terms and concepts of behavior management prior to taking this advanced course.
EDCE 111 - Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching
DescriptionThis course will help the learner achieve a better understanding of ADD and intervention strategies to facilitate positive student change. Taught by Mick R. Jackson MS/ED, this course covers the history of the disorder, accepted methods to assess and identify students with the disorder, and various methods, medications, and strategies that are currently used to treat it. For situations in which services beyond what can be provided in the classroom are required, the referral process for getting help for the student will be addressed. Reference materials include a list of resources for both teachers and parents who would like more help or information about ADD or ADHD.
EDCE 112 - Autism & Asperger's Disorder: Information & Effective Intervention Strategies
DescriptionThis course describes Autism and Asperger's Disorder, including characteristics of these disorders, associated learning styles, communication weaknesses, and various intervention strategies. The course helps the learner understand why individuals with Autism spectrum disorders behave the way they do, and what you can do to enhance more appropriate behavior. This course also lists resources for educators, related service personnel, and parents who want more help or information on Autism and Asperger's Disorder.
EDCE 113 - Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior
DescriptionThis course is designed to give the learner a new perspective on student behavior and effective tools to facilitate positive student change. Taught by Mick R. Jackson MS/ED, this course provides a developmental framework to help the learner understand what students are trying to communicate through the "language" of their behavior. Topics covered include behavioral techniques and intervention strategies that mediate disruptive behaviors, reduce power struggles while increasing classroom control, reduce educator workload, and help prevent burnout. After successfully completing this course, the educator and his/her students will be better equipped to find and implement creative, effective solutions to behavioral problems.
EDCE 114 - Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children
DescriptionDesigned to help the learner identify and effectively teach students affected by child abuse and/or neglect, this course covers how to recognize the signs of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, and physical and emotional neglect in students. It also discusses the specific factors that exist in families who abuse or neglect their children. A major emphasis in this course is on helping the participant understand the special learning needs of abused or neglected children and how to meet those needs in the regular classroom. Working with parents and community agencies is also emphasized. Note: This course meets the child abuse and neglect educational requirement in most states. It is the responsibility of the student to verify the course content with his or her specific state professional licensing agency to ensure proper credit.
EDCE 115 - Drugs & Alcohol in Schools: Understanding Substance Use & Abuse
DescriptionThis course is designed to help the learner gain a more comprehensive understanding of alcohol, drugs, and their influences in the classroom. It provides a contextual framework for understanding what students may be experiencing either through their own substance use or as a result of the substance use of persons close to them and provides a basic historical perspective of substance use along with the biological, psychological, and social factors that comprise the disease of addiction. Upon course completion, the learner will better understand the complex dynamics that contribute to this biological and social phenomenon.
EDCE 116 - Early Childhood: Family-Centered Services
DescriptionThis course is designed to give you a new perspective on serving the needs of young children and their families. In this course you will learn what is meant by family-centered services as it applies to diverse systems of care, gain an understanding of family diversity, and explore the major stress factors facing families today. We will discuss the theoretical basis for family-centered services, as well as reflect on current research and best practice. Family-Centered Services will also examine the role of early childhood educators and explore ways to build partnerships with parents and create communities of care: for the benefit of our children, and ultimately society as a whole.
EDCE 117 - Early Childhood: Observation & Assessment
DescriptionThis course explores observation and assessment instruments, as well as recommended practices and available resources for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Content includes an emphasis on observing young children and assessing their early childhood learning environments.
EDCE 118 - Early Childhood: Program Planning
DescriptionThis course is designed to give you a new perspective on planning and implementing developmentally appropriate programs for young children from birth through age eight. In this course you will learn what is meant by curriculum, assessment, evaluation, and program planning as these terms apply to early childhood education. We will discuss several historical perspectives and theories on child development and examine best practice for early childhood education. We will also examine key concepts and specific activities for teaching various curricular content areas, including language and literacy, mathematics and science, and the expressive arts.
EDCE 119 - Early Childhood: Typical & Atypical Development
DescriptionThis course explores contemporary best practice and perspectives on early childhood development. Content includes patterns and sequences of typical development for children from birth to six years. Emphasis is on individual differences, cultural influences, and the impact of developmental delay and disability during infancy, toddlerhood, and the preschool years. Discussion will also include instructional technology (IT) and assistive technology (AT) applications for this population.
EDCE 120 - Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning in the Classroom
DescriptionThis course is designed to further develop the conceptual and technical skills required by teachers to help them identify their educational goals and implement meaningful instructional strategies for effective learning by students with special needs. The focus of the course is on assessment for instructional programming and will outline procedures for designing or selecting, administering, and interpreting a variety of informal assessment measures typically used in schools. The presentation of assessment information in an acceptable format to parents and teachers is also addressed.
EDCE 121 - Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools
DescriptionHarassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools will discuss definitions and the personal, social, and legal ramifications associated with sexual harassment, bullying, and cyber-intimidation. The course will address what we know about these troubling areas. We will then explore preventative strategies as well as how school staff can address these issues when they occur. A clear understanding of what constitutes harassment and the harmful effects of harassment on people and institutions is essential to providing a safe and inclusive school environment for all.
EDCE 122 - Inclusion: Working with Students with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms
DescriptionThis course is designed to help special and general educators gain a better understanding of inclusion, one of the current educational reform movements that advocates educating students with disabilities in the general education classrooms. Upon course completion, the learner will be able to define key concepts and terms, identify and describe federal legislature and court cases, and list and describe the federal definition of students entitled to special services. This course will also discuss the roles and responsibilities of educators in providing special services to students educated in inclusive classrooms.
EDCE 123 - Infant & Toddler Mental Health: Issues & Information for Educators
DescriptionThis course is designed to help educators achieve a better understanding of infant and toddler mental health, child development, and strategies that can be used to promote positive relationships with children and their families. This course provides information that will help the learner understand and identify his or her role as a child care provider, educator, and early childhood professional. Infant & Toddler Mental Health provides research-based information on child development, attachment, temperament, and curriculum. This course also lists resources for both teachers and parents who would like more help or information about infant and toddler mental health.
EDCE 124 - Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher
DescriptionThis course describes diverse theoretical approaches to handling learning disabilities in the classroom. Taught by Dr. Bob Pillay, it lays the foundation for sensitive, appropriate assessment and evaluation of students. In addition, this course covers program planning and implementation, stresses the importance of a close, positive partnership with parents or alternative caregivers, and explores methods for ensuring that the home-school axis is effective and meaningful. Major trends and unresolved issues in the field of learning disabilities are also discussed.
EDCE 125 - Reading & Writing in Content Area
DescriptionReading & Writing in Content Area offers instruction in teaching reading and writing in various subject matter fields at the secondary level. The material stresses the skills of vocabulary building, comprehension, and writing, as well as methods for motivating adolescents to read and write. The course also provides information on recognizing reading difficulties, assessing textbooks, and the integration of reading strategies within a content area. The strategies taught are aligned with the Praxis Reading Across the Curriculum test guide and the Reading in the Content Area national standards.
EDCE 126 - Reading Fundamentals #1: An Introduction to Scientifically-based Research
DescriptionNote: It is recommended that the Reading Fundamentals courses be taken sequentially; however, it is not mandatory that all three courses be taken.
EDCE 127 - Reading Fundamentals #2: Laying the Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction
EDCE 128 - Reading Fundamentals #3: The Elements of Effective Reading Instruction & Assessment
EDCE 129 - Talented & Gifted: Working with High Achievers
DescriptionThis course provides information on the history of exceptional students in relation to education, current law, and accepted methods for referral, assessment, and identification. It covers major program models and methods of differentiating instruction to meet the rate and level of learning of those students identified. The course gives the learner an understanding of ways to meet the needs of the gifted and talented student in the regular classroom and lists resources for teachers and parents who would like more information about the talented and gifted.
EDCE 130 - Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom
DescriptionDesigned to give the learner the knowledge, tools, and dispositions to effectively facilitate a diverse classroom, this course teaches how to understand and identify differences in approaches to learning and performance, including different learning styles and ways in which students demonstrate learning. An emphasis in this course is on understanding how students' learning is influenced by individual experiences, talents, disabilities, gender, language, culture, and family and community values. The learner is challenged to apply knowledge of the richness of contributions from our diverse society to the teaching field.
EDCE 131 - Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm
DescriptionThis course is designed to expand your methodology for teaching Mathematics. The course will explore an innovative teaching model that incorporates strategies for teaching concepts constructively and contextually. The goal is for you to gain a deeper understanding of the underlying concepts of various math topics and to explore the principles of teaching those concepts to learners. This course will focus on the topics of number sense, basic operations, and fractions.
EDCE 132 - Traumatized Child: The Effects of Stress, Trauma & Violence on Student Learning
DescriptionThis course is designed to help classroom teachers, school counselors, and other educational personnel gain strategies to reach and teach students who have been affected by stress, trauma, and/or violence. Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of stress and trauma and explore how stress, violence, and trauma affect a student's learning, cognitive brain development, and social-emotional development. The short- and long-term consequences of being exposed to stress, trauma, or violence, as well as the social and family causes, will be reviewed. The dynamics of domestic violence and community violence are also discussed, as is the educator's role in the intervention and prevention of violence.
EDCE 133 - Try DI!: Planning & Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program
DescriptionTry DI! is designed to provide you an opportunity to learn about an instructional framework, Differentiated Instruction (DI), aimed at creating supportive learning environments for diverse learning populations. Students will be presented a method for self-assessment of the extent to which their current instructional approach reflects the perspective, principles, and practices of the DI approach. The course reflects an approach that aligns the principles of DI with the practices of DI. The concept of a "theory of action" will also be provided within a DI context. The course has also been designed to introduce students to a range of strategies associated with a DI approach. Strategies included in this course have been selected on the basis that they are effective in the widest possible range of educational K-12 settings. This course follows Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction, which addressed the What, Why, and Who of a classroom that reflects a DI approach. The focus of Try DI!: Planning & Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program is on the When, Where, and How of the DI approach.
EDCE 134 - Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom
DescriptionThis course includes topics on violence, aggression in the classroom, youth gangs, aggression in sports and on television, how drugs and alcohol play a role in aggression and violence, and "hot spots" that tend to breed aggression and violence. It is designed to help school personnel become more aware of the causes of aggression and ways to evaluate it and intervene before it turns to violence in the schools. The course also discusses aggression in our communities through driving, dating, sports, television, and music, and how these issues are dealt with in modern society.
EDCE 135 - Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards
DescriptionThis course, Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards, has been divided into four chapters. The organization of the course covers the rationale for and design of the Common Core State Standards, the "Common Core Mindset" practitioners need for successful implementation, and what specific actions can be taken for deeper implementation across settings.
EDCE 136 - Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention & Intervention Strategies
DescriptionThis course is designed to give participants an understanding of school violence and increase intervention strategies. Taught by Dr. Michael Sedler, the course provides an overview of violence and the motivational purposes behind aggression. The correlation and impact of the media, community, and family upon violence is investigated. The learner will gain an understanding of identification and intervention approaches to working with out-of-control behaviors. In addition, information about the national resources available for both parents and teachers is covered. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have a better understanding of violence and the motivations behind its use, as well as specific strategies to minimize the occurrence of violence in the school and community.
EDCE 137 - Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction
DescriptionThis course is an interactive computer-based instruction course, designed to give you an understanding of the framework of and need for creating supportive learning environments for diverse learning populations. In this course you will learn what is meant by Differentiated Instruction (DI) and the common myths associated with creating the differentiated classroom. We will discuss the legal, theoretical, and pedagogical foundations in the field of education that support the utilization of differentiated instructional practices and principles. We will reflect on best practices and national trends in the design of the educational setting to meet the needs of a diverse learning population. Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction will also provide connections to a variety of concepts, variables, and resources that will assist practitioners in aligning their own professional practices with those found in the differentiated classroom.
EDCE 138 - Teaching Secondary Math Conceptually: Meeting Mathematics Standards
DescriptionThis course is designed to explain and connect the major concepts, procedures, and reasoning processes of mathematics. Current standards and practices in math education will be discussed to outline a teaching methodology that is conceptual, contextual, and constructive. Activities are presented to explain underlying concepts, and illustrate constructive teaching. The course has been divided into four chapters covering four math topics, i.e. integers, fractions, factoring, and functions. Emphasis is on exploring how to develop mathematical understanding in learners.
EDCE 139 - Six Traits of Writing Model: Teaching and Assessing
DescriptionThis course will discuss why writing is important and why teachers should include writing as often as possible in all content areas. The course will also include practical applications for assessing and teaching writing, including teaching students how to self-assess their own writing. The first chapter of this course will discuss why teaching writing is important and give you an introduction to the Six Traits of Writing Model.
EDCE 140 - Response to Intervention: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher
DescriptionRTI is a process schools can and should use to help students who are struggling with academics or behavior. Even though RTI is primarily linked to special education and the early identification of learning problems, RTI is not just for students in special education. RTI is for all students and is based on the premise that a student might be struggling due to instruction or the curriculum in the past, or in the current classroom. Every teacher will have students who are struggling and whether it¿s short term or long term, RTI is a valuable tool.
EDUC& 115 - Child Development (CCN)
DescriptionBuild a functional understanding of the foundation of child development, prenatal to adolescence. Observe and document physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of children, reflective of cross cultural and global perspectives.
EDUC& 130 - Guiding Behavior (CCN)
DescriptionExamine the principles and theories promoting social competence in young children and creating safe learning environments. Develop skills promoting effective interactions, providing positive individual guidance, and enhancing group experiences.
EDUC& 150 - Child, Family, and Community (CCN)
DescriptionIntegrate the family and community contexts in which a child develops. Explore cultures and demographics of families in society, community resources, strategies for involving families in the education of their child, and tools for effective communication.
EDUC& 204 - Exceptional Child (CCN)
Instructor Bonnie Wagner
DescriptionThis course introduces students to various categories of disabilities, legal and historical foundations for special education services, as well as opportunities to design and access educational resources for exceptional students from infancy to adulthood, within a community of collaboration and inclusion.
EDUC 270 - Introduction to Developmental Disabilities
Instructor Sandra Ross
DescriptionThis course addresses etiology of retardation, unresolved social questions, and problems related to the identification, education and professional/technical training of persons with developmental disabilities. Students are assigned to community agencies where they receive practical experience working with children or adults. Orientation includes current problems and trends in the field of developmental disabilities. Forty-four hours of field experience are required. Prerequisite: EDUC& 204 or permission of instructor.
ENGL 99 - Improvement of Writing Low Cost Course Textbook
Available Seats18 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Enrollment RequirementsENGL 099 Prerequisite: 2.0 grade in ENGL 097, current enrollment in or successful completion of ENGL 098, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Instructor Zachary Bankston
DescriptionStudents review paragraph development and write several essays. Principles governing sentence structure and punctuation are emphasized. This course may be taken twice for credit. Prerequisite: 2.0 grade in ENGL 97, current enrollment in or successful completion of ENGL 98, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
ENGL& 101 - English Composition I (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsEither completion of ENGL 099 or ENGL 150 with a P or a 2.0 or higher, or appropriate placement score(s)
Instructor Barbara Simmons
DescriptionThis course develops and sharpens the basic principles of writing college-level essays. Students work on a series of essays to improve their ability to write clear, detailed prose and to use texts to support their claims. Competence in mechanics and standard English usage is assumed of all students taking ENGL& 101. Prerequisite: For SCC-Self-Placement. For SFCC-Either completion of ENGL 99 with a P or a 2.0 or higher, or appropriate placement score(s).
ENGL& 101 - English Composition I (CCN) Low Cost Course Textbook
Instructor Jacqueline Megow
ENGL& 101 - English Composition I [CCN]
Instructor Jacob Butcher
DescriptionThis course develops and sharpens the basic principles of writing college-level essays. Students work on a series of essays to improve their ability to write clear, detailed prose and to use texts to support their claims. Competence in mechanics and standard English usage is assumed of all students taking ENGL& 101. Prerequisite: Either completion ENGL 99 with a P or a 2.0 or better, or appropriate placement.
Instructor James Roth
Instructor Dona McKenna
Instructor Andrea Ware
ENGL& 102 - Composition II (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better.
Instructor Lisa Freeman
DescriptionThis course teaches students research skills by emphasizing the development of critical reading habits, investigative proficiency, and the writing of expository and persuasive prose including documented research essays. Students work to understand academic audiences, increase their clarity and objectivity, and adhere to standard formats. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or higher.
ENGL& 102 - Composition II (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsENGL& 101 with a 2.0 or better
Instructor Sharon Miller
Instructor Elizabeth Roewe
Instructor Jeannie Isern
ENGL& 111 - Introduction to Literature (CCN) Writing Intensive
Instructor Cynthia DeLauder
DescriptionStudents read and discuss short stories, plays, and poetry with an emphasis on understanding and appreciating the richness and diversity of literature.
Instructor Jeremy Toungate
ENGL 189 - Writing for Vocational Students
Instructor Timothy Roe
DescriptionProvides instruction in basic writing concepts, including sentence structure, paragraphs and longer papers. It also reviews fundamentals of grammar, punctuation and spelling.
ENGL& 235 - Technical Writing (CCN)
Instructor Connie Scott
DescriptionStudents learn to communicate information about a particular art, science, trade or profession. The course emphasizes such skills as clarity, objectivity, audience analysis and adherence to format. Students use subjects within their intended majors or career fields to write business correspondence, memoranda, resumes, mechanism descriptions, progress reports and analytical research reports. Prerequisite: Minimum 2.0 in ENGL& 101 or permission of instructor.
ENGL& 235 - Technical Writing (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsMinimum 2.0 in ENGL& 101 or permission of instructor
ENGL& 236 - Creative Writing I (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsENGL& 101 or permission of instructor
DescriptionThis course is an introduction to creative writing, with an emphasis on both reading and writing. We'll do a close study of works of contemporary poetry and fiction to determine how a given work is put together and how writers achieve desired effects. We'll write a series of poetry exercises and a series of fiction ones, and we'll devote several classes to sharing each other's work in progress, both informally and in workshops. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or permission of instructor.
ENGL& 237 - Creative Writing II (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsENGL& 236 or permission of instructor
DescriptionThis course teaches creative writing for intermediate writers. It is the logical continuation of ENGL& 236; however, it also is suited for students who, provided they have had prior writing experience, wish to pursue specific writing projects or are interested in both receiving and dispensing constructive peer critique in an informal workshop setting. Students have the opportunity to balance class activities with individual writing interests. The emphasis is on writing as a serious craft, and the course focuses primarily on poetry and prose though other forms of writing also may be included. Prerequisite: ENGL& 236 or permission of instructor.
ENGL 247 - American Multicultural Literature Diversity
Instructor Andrea Reid
DescriptionThis course surveys the cultural diversity of American literature, with an emphasis on writings from the 1950s to the present. Readings may be drawn from contemporary African American, Asian American, Latina/o, Native American, Jewish, LGBTQ, and/or other traditions.
ENGL 272 - World Literature since 1650 Diversity
Enrollment RequirementsSophomore standing and/or ENGL& 101
DescriptionThis course offers a comparative approach to literature from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Students trace the emergence of a global literature from the period of European colonialism to the contemporary multicultural world.
ENVS 104 - Environmental Conservation
Instructor Erin Rudders
DescriptionThis course introduces basic principles of conservation with emphasis on renewable natural resources, soils, water, forest, range, wildlife and recreation.
ENVS 110 - Plant Biology
Instructor Robert Peregoy
DescriptionThis course introduces biological principles and the relationship between plants and man. Students learn how the plant-dependent world ecosystem supports human existence.
ENVS 211 - Weather and Climate
Instructor David Stasney
DescriptionThis course introduces the descriptive treatment of meteorological and climatological phenomena including winds, weather fronts, air masses, clouds, temperature and precipitation. Basic computations, weather map analysis, forecasting and instrumentation techniques are emphasized.
FILM 140 - Silent Cinema
Instructor Mary Hyatt
DescriptionFormerly HUM 140. The silent cinema film course will trace cinema's rapid evolution from its primitive beginnings to the sound era. A variety of films from around the world will be studied in terms of artistic, historical and social contexts. Film clips and full-length films produced and directed by the pioneers of the film industry will be viewed.
FILM 141 - Introduction to FILM
Instructor Adam Sharp
DescriptionThis course is a basic introduction to how films communicate meaning and influence society. The course gives the students an understanding of film forms, techniques and styles. Students develop a critical viewpoint and be able to explain the many ways in which film communicates. The overall goal of the course is to produce perceptive and sensitive film viewers. Feature-length films are viewed in class.
FILM 141 - Introduction to Film Writing Intensive
Instructor Steven Reames
DescriptionFormerly HUM 141. This course is a basic introduction to how films communicate meaning and influence society. The course gives the students an understanding of film forms, techniques and styles. Students develop a critical viewpoint and be able to explain the many ways in which film communicates. The overall goal of the course is to produce perceptive and sensitive film viewers. Feature-length films are viewed in class.
FILM 224 - Contemporary Global Cinema Diversity/Writing Intensive
DescriptionFormerly HUM 224. This course is a study of people of different national, ethnic and racial backgrounds via a review of current international cinema. Emphasis is placed on exploring economic, social and political issues. Feature length films will be viewed in class, including Zhang Yomou's Story of Qiu Ju, Nihita Mikhalkov's Burnt by the Sun and Gregory Nava's Mi Familia.
FILM 225 - Independent Film
DescriptionFormerly HUM 225. This course is for students interested in exploring films made outside of the studio system, usually on low budgets and often exploring themes, values and subject matter which are highly personal and intense in nature including themes which mainstream cinema finds uninteresting, offensive or not likely to produce a profitable product.
FRCH& 121 - French I (CCN)
Instructor Jennifer Matsuda
DescriptionFRCH& 121, 122 and 123 are parts of a beginning series designed to develop skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening to a basic level of proficiency. It enables the student to communicate basic ideas in French and understand the cultural context of the language through the study of the French-speaking regions around the world. FRCH& 121 is taught through an experiential methodology that entails the exclusive use of French in the classroom, emphasis on oral and written communicative skills, interpersonal exchange of ideas, interactive presentation of grammar, a multimedia approach and daily practice outside of class. Language laboratory work is an integral part of this language series.
FRCH& 122 - French II (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsFRCH& 121 or permission of instructor.
DescriptionFRCH& 121, 122 and 123 are parts of a beginning series designed to develop skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening to a basic level of proficiency. It enables the student to communicate basic ideas in French and understand the cultural context of the language through the study of the French-speaking regions around the world. FRCH& 121 is taught through an experiential methodology that entails the exclusive use of French in the classroom, emphasis on oral and written communicative skills, interpersonal exchange of ideas, interactive presentation of grammar, a multimedia approach and daily practice outside of class. Language laboratory work is an integral part of this language series. Prerequisite: FRCH& 121 or one year of high school French or permission of instructor.
FRCH& 223 - French VI (CCN) Diversity/Writing Intensive
Enrollment RequirementsFRCH& 222 or permission of instructor.
Instructor Ellen Fujioka
DescriptionFRCH& 221, 222 and 223 are parts of an intensive intermediate-level language series designed to answer the needs of students coming from varying backgrounds. These students are studying French for a multitude of reasons and hope to review the grammar taught in our 100-level classes. FRCH& 221, 222 and 223 aim at the further development of the students' four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) up to an intermediate level of proficiency. Emphasis is on reviewing grammar in order to express oneself in writing or in conversations, and experiencing the language in its cultural contexts through the study of the French-speaking regions around the world. FRCH& 221, 222 and 223 are taught through an experiential methodology, which entails exclusive use of French in the classroom, emphasis on communicative skills, interactive and contextualized use of grammar through textbook materials, on-line exercises, audio-tapes, magazines and various other media, and daily practice outside of class. Prerequisite: FRCH& 222 or permission of instructor.
GENST 114 - Thriving in College
DescriptionLearn about college life! This course for new college students teaches success strategies by helping students to become familiar with the campus, to discover resources available to assist them in their collegiate journey, and to connect them with their peers. Students will learn how to interact effectively with instructors and will gain a solid foundation in study skills that are crucial for academic achievement. The class is intended to be taken concurrently with a 5-credit content area course.
GEOG 101 - Introduction to Geography
Instructor Cameron McCormick
DescriptionAn introduction to human and physical geography including mankind's reciprocal relationship with environmental concerns, world place geography, geomorphology and economic geography. Optional field trips included to assist students in better understanding course content.
GEOG 260 - The Violent Earth
DescriptionStudents are offered a descriptive and interpretive examination of the influence and relationship of man with the natural hazards of the earth, including identification, analysis, distribution and geographic patterning of the following: Hurricanes, water spouts, disease, tornadoes, wind shear, tsunamis, tides, river tides, volcanoes, glaciers, earthquakes, quick clay (spontaneous liquification), landslides, floods, droughts and lightning.
GEOL& 100 - Survey of Earth Science [CCN]
Instructor Andrew Buddington
DescriptionThis course provides a survey of Earth including topics on rock and mineral characteristics, natural hazards, surface and groundwater environments, marine and continental environments, resources, and landforms. This is a non-lab physical science course, and credit will not be granted for both GEOL& 100 and GEOL& 101.
GEOL& 100 - Survey of Earth Science (CCN)
Instructor Jennifer Barson
Instructor Maija Brown
GUID 102 - Strategies for Success
Instructor Rebecca Goss
DescriptionStudents learn specific skills to increase their success in college and help them achieve their academic and professional goals. Students create a "tool kit" incorporating learning techniques, study skills, test taking strategies, time management, campus resources, and communication skills among others. Students also develop an educational plan to assist them in selecting and completing a program of study at the community college.
Instructor Carmen Green
HED 105 - Medical Terminology and Anatomy
Available Seats24 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
DescriptionThis course emphasizes the unique language of medicine, normal anatomy and function, and disease and disorders of the body with a system-by-system approach. Prerequisite: HED 104 or permission of instructor.
HED 108 - Human Anatomy
DescriptionStudents study the structure of the human body systems: Integumentary, special senses, skeletal, muscular, respiratory, hemopoietic, cardiovascular, lymphatic, digestive, urinary, reproductive, endocrine and nervous systems.
HEMED 118 - Spanish for Medical Professionals
Class Dates4/2/2018 - 5/25/2018
DescriptionAre you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients.
HIM 105 - Legal Concepts in Health
Enrollment RequirementsHealth Information Management Students
Instructor Jillian Condon
DescriptionThis interdisciplinary health records course emphasizes the health record as a legal document. Confidential communication policies and procedures, release of information, consent and state and federal law pertaining to health are presented. Forms of liability, preparation of records for court responses and to subpoenas are emphasized. Students research laws, current and proposed health legislation, and contemporary legal issues.
HIM 135 - Comparative Health Records
DescriptionRecord systems in all types of nonacute health care settings are presented including ambulatory care, home health, hospice, mental health and long-term care. Regulatory issues, documentation requirements and information management issues unique to each setting are discussed. Prerequisite: HIM 103.
HIM 160 - Computer Application in HIM
Instructor Amy Bledsoe
DescriptionUniversal terminology associated with computer software and hardware used in the Health Information Management field is introduced in this course. Students will receive a brief overview of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Students will be introduced to the basics of electronic health records (EHRs), general healthcare computer systems, data retrieval, and other EHR system topics. This course is the first in a two-part series to familiarize the student with basic computing skills that are essential in the healthcare setting.
HIM 162 - Electronic Health Records
Instructor Barbara Flock
DescriptionThis course is a continuation of the concepts introduced in HIM 160. Emphasis is on understanding the selection and transition process of the EHR as well as learning specifics involving the governance of the data that is generated by EHRs as well as other clinical information systems. Students will have hands on experience with EHR applications and practice with applying policy to govern data.
HIM 209 - Health Data Analysis and Display
DescriptionStudents learn the principles in collection, computation, presentation and analysis of health data by working with simulated applications of data collection principles by data abstracting using computerized health information systems. Presentation and analysis of data using computer applications are addressed. Prerequisite: Completion of all first-year requirements.
HIM 211 - Quality Improvement
DescriptionStudents learn principles and procedures pertaining to utilization management, quality assurance and improvement, credentialing and risk management. Knowledge and skills necessary to apply the principles in assessing the quality of patient care are emphasized. Research and simulation are used to acquaint students with quality assurance principles and methods. Selected classification systems are addressed. Prerequisite: Completion of all first-year requirements.
HIM 213 - Clinical Practice
DescriptionThis supervised, clinical practicum provides students experience in area hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and other health care facilities and agencies. Students work under supervision of facility personnel or the instructor and perform all learned skills in an actual clinical setting. Prerequisite: Clinical status: final quarter and concurrent enrollment in HIM 240.
HIM 214 - Ambulatory Care Coding
Instructor Karen Saba
DescriptionAmbulatory coding systems currently in use are utilized in this course. Health Care Financing Administration rules and procedures are emphasized, incorporating Medicare changes and other third-party payers. Current reimbursement methodologies in ambulatory care are presented. Prerequisite: HED 129, 145 and HIM 103, 212 or permission of instructor.
HIM 215 - ICD-10 Procedural Coding
DescriptionStudents are introduced to the ICD-10-PCS coding system for assigning codes to inpatient procedures. Students code utilizing operative reports and participate in lab exercises. Prerequisite: HIM 212 or MSEC 123.
HIM 216 - Reimbursement Strategies for HIM Professionals
DescriptionThis course introduces students to a variety of claims processes and procedures, and health care payers. Career roles and responsibilities and employment opportunities also are covered. Prerequisite: Completion of HIM 212, 214, 215.
HIM 240 - HIM Clinical Seminar
DescriptionIn this follow-up seminar of supervised clinical experience, students discuss and report on clinical topics, use of work skills and all aspects of working in the field. Students learn about what to expect in seeking a job, how to act professionally in the HIM field, and human resource topics. Students will be given weekly assignments and mock RHIT exams to prepare them for their certification exam upon graduation. Prerequisite: Completed all HIM program courses and currently enrolled in HIM 213, 216. HIM students in their last quarter of the program and concurrent enrollment in HIM 213.
HIST& 116 - Western Civilization I [CCN]
DescriptionThe major political, social and economic developments of pre-Hellenic, Greek, Roman and medieval history in terms of their contribution to Western civilization.
HIST& 118 - Western Civilization III [CCN]
DescriptionThe development of Western civilization from the French Revolution to the present.
HIST& 136 - US History 1 (CCN)
Instructor Nicole Montgomery
DescriptionThe historical development of the American people from the beginning of European contact to the end of the Civil War with emphasis on the indigenous peoples, the Colonial period, independence, the Constitution, the early Republic and the sectional crisis.
HIST& 136 - US History 1 [CCN]
Instructor Stacy Kowtko
HIST& 137 - US History 2 (CCN)
DescriptionThe development of the United States from the end of the Civil War to the present; emphasis on both the understanding and evaluation of basic historical materials.
Instructor Mark Levengood
HIST& 137 - US History 2 [CCN]
HIST& 214 - Pacific NW History [CCN] Writing Intensive, Free Course Textbook
DescriptionThe exploration, settlement and growth of the political, economic and social institutions of Washington and the Pacific Northwest; includes the study of local and state government and environmental problems in the state of Washington.
HIST& 214 - Pacific NW History [CCN]
HLTH 101 - Health and Wellness Low Cost Course Textbook
Instructor Walter Heidenson
DescriptionCourse encompasses a total wellness concept of one's physical, mental and emotional well-being. Students examine major health issues of contemporary society. Students also learn to make responsible lifestyle decisions that directly affect their quality of life and attainment of well-being.
HLTH 101 - Health and Wellness Free Course Textbook
Instructor Keith Snyder
HLTH 102 - Health Enhancement Writing Intensive
Instructor Larry Beatty
DescriptionHealth Enhancement emphasizes the importance of knowledge, attitudes, and practices relating to a healthy lifestyle. It is a course designed to expose students to a broad range of issues and information relating to the various aspects of personal health, which include the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and environmental aspects. Topics of exploration include, but are not limited to: nutrition, physical fitness, recognition of stress and weight management.
HLTH 102 - Health Enhancement Writing Intensive, Free Course Textbook
Instructor Jenni Rosselli-Hull
HLTH 104 - Stress Management
Instructor Paul Tikker
DescriptionStudents learn techniques and strategies to manage and evaluate stress. Consequences of stress to physical and mental health are emphasized. Techniques of bio-feedback and relaxation responses are covered, as well as wellness lifestyle development. General applications for physiological arousal and behavior-change interventions are covered.
HLTH 104 - Stress Management Free Course Textbook
Instructor Janet Skaife
Instructor Kenneth Krestian
HLTH 174 - First Aid
Instructor James Martinson
DescriptionPrinciples, theory and skills of standard first aid and safety which prepare students to make appropriate decisions regarding first aid care and to act on those decisions. American Red Cross cards are available upon successful completion of this course.
DescriptionPrinciples, theory and skills of standard first aid and safety which prepare students to make appropriate decisions regarding first aid care and to act on those decisions. American Red Cross cards are available upon successful completion of this course. (SCC, SFCC)
HLTH 270 - Nutrition for Fitness
DescriptionThis course provides students with a working knowledge of prudent nutritional practices and focuses on issues of concern to individuals who are active in physical fitness programs. In addition to basic nutritional information, the course covers topics with special applications to the fitness field, such as the nutritional requirements of different activities, planning training diets and pregame meals. The effects of ergogenic foods on performance, fluid and electrolyte balance also are covered.
Instructor Travis Warner
HS 131 - Human Services Seminar I
DescriptionThis course acquaints students with various people-helping skills applicable to a variety of social service settings in the community. Designed to fill emerging needs prior to the development of a regular course or to fill one-time training needs. This course may be repeated for up to 10 credits.
HS 132 - Human Services Seminar II
HS 136 - Improving Interpersonal Communication
DescriptionDesigned to help people live more effectively through improved communication skills. Study, awareness and practice of these skills will enhance students' effectiveness in beginning, maintaining and ending relationships. Students will gain skills in managing controversy, stress and anger. The course is a balance between theory and practice of the skills and concepts involved in becoming an effective communicator.
HSGER 210 - Aging and Mental Health
DescriptionAn introduction to the theory and skills of aging and mental health as related to the aging process. As the aging process develops, several environmental changes occur that bring about physiological and psychological changes in some elderly persons. Students study the biological determinants, the speed of normal behavioral changes with age, the awareness of dysfunctions and senile dementia of the Alzheimer's type.
HUM& 101 - Intro to Humanities [CCN]
Instructor Mildred Brumbaugh
DescriptionThis is an interdisciplinary program introducing students to the humanities through the arts-music, drama, poetry, movies, dance and the visual arts. In addition to an understanding of the basic elements and principles of the arts, each student perceives the role of the arts in society, the range of creative expression and what is involved in the creative process. Participation involves a variety of learning experiences including attendance at campus and community arts events, group discussion, multimedia instructional units and personal creative expression. Students may purchase tickets for a wide variety of offerings such as Civic Theatre, Spokane Symphony Orchestra, movies, etc., in lieu of a textbook.
ITP 233 - Manually Coded English Systems
Enrollment RequirementsASL& 222, ITP 232, 242 and concurrent enrollment in ASL& 223
Instructor Judith Throop
DescriptionThis course is designed to introduce various systems of Manually Coded English (MCE) created for working with D/deaf and hard of hearing children, including the Rochester Method, Seeing Exact English (SEE-I), Signing Exact English (SEE-II), Cued Speech, Linguistics of Visual English (LOVE), and Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE). The primary focus will be to build vocabulary, receptive and expressive skills, and employ English grammatical structure using Signing Exact English (SEE-II). This course introduces approximately 400 vocabulary words as well as the affixes, contractions and prefixes used in SEE-II. Prerequisite: ASL& 222, ITP 232 and concurrent enrollment in ASL& 223.
ITP 253 - Interpreting III
Enrollment RequirementsITP 252, 262, 282 and concurrent enrollment in ITP 263, 283
DescriptionIn this course, you will apply simultaneous interpreting skills so as to receive visual discourse and verbally gloss information effectively, including affect, mood, and inflection; receive auditory information and express the information in equivalent appropriate ASL information, including affect, mood and inflection. You will enhance your skills in use of non-manual markers to convey auditory meaning. Prerequisite: ITP 252, 262, 282 and concurrent enrollment in ITP 263, 283.
ITP 263 - Transliteration III
Enrollment RequirementsITP 252, 262, 282 and concurrent enrollment in ITP 253, 283
DescriptionThis course is designed to prepare student for exiting into the community to work as a transliterator in educational settings. Students will receive information in verbal and/or signed form and use appropriate transliteration procedures to relay the information, matching register, intention and content. Students will demonstrate appropriate switching techniques for both sign-to-voice and voice-to-sign, adhering to the Interpreter's Code of Professional Conduct. Prerequisite: ITP 252, 262, 282 and concurrent enrollment in ITP 253, 283.
ITP 283 - Applied Interpreting III
Available Seats12 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
Enrollment RequirementsITP 252, 262, 282 and concurrent enrollment in ITP 253, 263
DescriptionThis is the third practicum and requires experience in the following categories: Observation and voice-to-sign and/or sign-to-voice interpreting/transliterating in an educational environment. Students will be placed in a school program under the supervision of an experienced interpreter/transliterator. Prerequisite: ITP 252, 262, 282 and concurrent enrollment in ITP 253, 263.
JOURN 110 - Mass Media Writing Intensive
Instructor Jason Nix
DescriptionJournalism 110 is an objective, thoughtful view of the mass media designed to help students better understand the impact these media have on our culture and professional lives. In addition to coverage of the traditional media (newspapers, television, radio, film, books), students will venture into emerging media (blogs, podcasts, independent audio documentary). Students will also examine how journalistic ethics, advertising, ownership, access, and the business of media influence modern cultural attitudes and perceptions of reality.
LA 218 - Employment Law
Enrollment RequirementsParalegal and Legal Administrative Assistant Students
Instructor Mirisa Bradbury
DescriptionStudents review federal and state employment statutes governing hiring, termination, discrimination, affirmative action, workers' compensations and work-place safety.
LMLIB 117 - Access and Outreach Services Free Course Textbook
Instructor Paula Swan
DescriptionStudents are introduced to common policies and procedures covering access services including: InterLibrary Loan, library security issues, and collection maintenance. Students also are introduced to outreach services in public libraries which includes customer service issues and best practices serving various types of users.
LMLIB 135 - Children's Literature and Library Services Free Course Textbook
DescriptionFairy tales and other works emerging from oral tradition, picture books, poetry, juvenile novels, non-fiction and informational books will be evaluated in terms of what they have to offer to children. Students will read and review children's literature and view audio-visual media associated with selected children's stories. Students will create presentations using children's literature and examine library services designed for children.
LMLIB 222 - Reference and Information Services Free Course Textbook
DescriptionStudents are introduced to the role of reference services in libraries. This includes the reference interview; reference tools and resources; evaluating, searching, and providing access to information resources as part of the research process and evaluation of materials as part of the evolution of library collections.
LMLIB 224 - Research Topics and Projects in Library Service Free Course Textbook
Available Seats8 as of 1/16/2018 12:51 AM
DescriptionThe course content is designed to meet specific skill levels for individual students. The course content varies depending on research and/or project and the number of credits chosen and established guidelines allow students to research special areas of interest. Students have the opportunity to refine or expand their library technician skills working on an independent project or topic. All research and/or projects must be agreed upon by the instructor and student. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
LMLIB 224 - Research Topics and Projects in Library Service
LMLIB 281 - Library Paraprofessional Practicum Free Course Textbook
DescriptionStudents are placed in a library, school, archives or other setting commensurate with their intended career goal. Key professional competencies are developed incorporating elements of teaching and learning. Integration of theory and practice is accomplished through instructor-led content and completion of a practicum project, either online or on-site in the field. Permission of instructor required.
LMLIB 281 - Library Paraprofessional Practicum
LSEC 216 - Legal Office Procedures
Enrollment RequirementsLSEC 239 with a 2.5 grade or higher, or permission of instructor.
Instructor Melanie Hayes
DescriptionStudents will build a foundation in technology and legal applications, and continue to develop vocabulary to prepare them to work effectively in law or legally related offices. Students will discuss ethics as they apply to the law office, explore electronic discovery, and develop self-reliance in relation to legal software programs, confidentiality, virtual law offices, and positive human relations techniques. Critical thinking skills are addressed. Prerequisites: LSEC 239 with a 2.5 grade or higher, or permission of instructor.
LSEC 233 - Legal Office Practice
Enrollment RequirementsLSEC 239 with a 2.5 grade or better, or permission of instructor.
DescriptionStudents study the integration of decision-making with skills in the areas of legal software, timekeeping and billing, PDF file creation, database management, electronic discovery, and litigation support software; the course also explores how legal professionals manage offices and deliver services to clients. Prerequisite: LSEC 239 with a 2.5 grade or higher, or permission of instructor.
MATH 87 - Algebra for Math Literacy I
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 21 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
Instructor Angela Jahns
DescriptionThis course is the first course in a two quarter sequence leading to Math& 107, MATH& 146 and PHIL 120. Topics include simplifying expressions, creating and interpreting scatterplots, percent change, ratios, rates and proportions. Prerequisite: MATH 21 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
MATH 90 - Pre-Algebra
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 090 Prerequisite: MATH 021 with 2.0 or better or appropriate placement score.
Instructor Jennifer Huri
DescriptionA course intended for students who have studied arithmetic but who are not ready for elementary algebra. Numerous introductory topics from grades 9 through 12 are covered which may include operations with signed numbers and rational numbers, simple algebraic equations, properties of real numbers, prime numbers and factoring, exponents and roots, geometric concepts, basic graphs, metrics, basic inequalities, or absolute value. Prerequisite: MATH 21 with 2.0 or better or appropriate placement score.
MATH 91 - Elementary Algebra I
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 021 or 090 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score
Instructor Susan Dimick
DescriptionThis course covers beginning algebra concepts for students without high school algebra or those who need a review. Topics will include real numbers, algebraic expressions, equations and inequalities, polynomials and graphing. Other topics may include factoring. Prerequisite: MATH 21 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
MATH 92 - Elementary Algebra II
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 091 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score
Instructor Kristin Humphrey
DescriptionThis course is a continuation of MATH 91. Topics include factoring, rational expressions, linear equations in two variables and systems of equations. Other topics may include radicals and quadratic equations. Prerequisite: MATH 91 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
MATH 93 - Algebra I
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 093 Prerequisite: MATH 87, 90 or 91 with a 2.0 or better; or appropriate placement score.
Instructor Christopher Cary
DescriptionThis course covers beginning algebra concepts for students without high school algebra or those who need a review. Topics will include algebraic expressions, linear equations, lines, linear regression, inequalities, and graphing. Prerequisite: MATH 90 or 91 with a 2.0 or better; or appropriate placement score.
MATH 94 - Algebra II
Enrollment RequirementsAlgebra II Prerequisite: MATH 092 or 093 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.
Instructor Beverly Vredevelt
DescriptionThis course is a continuation of MATH 93. Topics include exponents, radicals, power functions, quadratic (models, equations, translations),and right angle trigonometry. Prerequisite: MATH 91 or MATH 93 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.
MATH 96 - Introductory Algebra
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 021 or 090 with a 3.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score
DescriptionThis course covers introductory algebra skills. Topics include signed numbers, linear equations, graphing linear equations, linear systems of equations, polynomials and rational expressions. This course is designed for students who need a review of high school algebra. Prerequisite: Math 21 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
MATH 98 - Algebra III
Enrollment RequirementsAlgebra III Prerequisite: MATH 094 with a 2.0 or better or an appropriate placement score.
Instructor Gary Glaze
DescriptionThis course is a continuation of MATH 94 and covers intermediate algebra skills. Topics include sequences, rational expressions and equations, basic functions that include but are not limited to absolute value, exponential and logarithmic. Prerequisite: MATH 94 with a 2.0 or better or an appropriate placement score.
MATH 99 - Intermediate Algebra
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 091 and 092 or 096 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score
Instructor Kamilia Nemri
DescriptionThis course covers intermediate algebra skills. Topics include a review of beginning algebra concepts, radicals, inequalities, functions and quadratic functions. Other topics may include exponential and logarithmic functions. Prerequisite: MATH 91 and 92 or 96 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
Instructor Kelly Jahns
MATH& 107 - Math in Society (CCN)
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 088, 097, 098 or 099 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score
DescriptionThis course is a rigorous terminal mathematics course for students in the liberal arts. The course provides a solid foundation in the quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and critical thinking needed to be a productive member of society. The course core topics are proportional reasoning, the mathematics of personal finance, probability, descriptive statistics, and growth and decay models (linear and exponential). Prerequisite: MATH 88, 97, 98, or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.
MATH& 107 - Math in Society [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsMATH Prerequisite: MATH 088, 097, 098 or 099 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.
DescriptionThis course is a rigorous terminal mathematics course for students in the liberal arts. The course provides a solid foundation in the quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and critical thinking needed to be a productive member of society. The course core topics are proportional reasoning, the mathematics of personal finance, probability, descriptive statistics, and growth and decay models (linear and exponential). Prerequisite: MATH 88, 97, 98 or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score. (SFCC, SCC)
MATH& 141 - Precalculus I [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 098 or MATH 099 with a 3.0 or better within the last three years or MATH 108 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.
DescriptionThis course covers college algebra skills, which include polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and matrix solutions, and graphs of polynomial functions. Other topics may include sequences, series and summations. Prerequisite: MATH 98 or MATH 99 with a 3.0 or better within the last three years or MATH 108 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or appropriate placement score.
MATH& 142 - Precalculus II [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsMATH& 141 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score
Instructor Jacquelynn Freudenthal
DescriptionThis course introduces circular functions and analytic trigonometry needed for further study in mathematics. Other topics include sequences and series, mathematical induction, conic sections, rotation and translation of axes, DeMoivre's theorem and nth roots of complex numbers, or vectors in the plane. Prerequisite: MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
Enrollment RequirementsMATH& 142 Prerequisite: MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
Instructor Jessica Hoppe
MATH& 146 - Introduction to Stats [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 088 or Math 097 or Math 098 or Math 099 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
DescriptionDescriptive statistics, probability, probability distributions, sampling methods, hypothesis testing, statistical inference, correlations, regression and analysis of variance are covered in this course. Prerequisite: MATH 88, 97, 98 or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
MATH& 146 - Introduction to Stats [CCN]
Instructor Barbara Harras
MATH& 153 - Calculus III [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsMATH& 152 with a 2.0 or better
DescriptionThis is the third quarter of a three-quarter course in calculus and analytic geometry. This course includes an introduction to differential equations; parametric equations; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; infinite sequences and series. Cylindrical and quadric surfaces, vector valued functions and their space curves, and derivatives and integrals of vector functions also are discussed. Prerequisite: MATH& 152 with a 2.0 or better.
NotesYou are enrolling in a class that is a shared class with another college. Students in this class are students attending both Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College. By enrolling in this class, you acknowledge that you are taking a class with students from both colleges.
Enrollment RequirementsMATH& 153 Prerequisite: MATH& 152 with a 2.0 or better.
MATH 201 - Introduction to Finite Mathematics
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 097, 098 or 099 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score
Instructor Scott Satake
DescriptionThis course covers basics of mathematical models, including linear, quadratic and polynomial functions, systems of linear equations and inequalities, linear programming and matrices. Elementary concepts of probability and simulation are introduced. Particular emphasis is placed on business and social applications. Prerequisite: MATH 97, 98 or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 201 Prerequisite: MATH 097 or 098 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years; or appropriate placement score.
MATH 300 - Mathematical Modeling for Applied Science
Enrollment RequirementsMATH 88, 98, or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or an appropriate placement score.
Instructor Peter Wildman
DescriptionThis course discusses mathematical modeling in an applied science setting. Topics include proportional reasoning, horizontal and vertical analysis, finance, probability and statistics. An emphasis is placed on how to apply these concepts to practical situations that occur in the applied sciences. Prerequisite: Applied BAS degree students only. MATH 88, 98 or 99 with a 2.0 or better within the last three years or an appropriate placement score.
MMGT 100 - Supervised Volunteer Experience
DescriptionApproved supervised volunteer community service experience in a nonprofit, government or service organization that teaches students the value of contributing back to the community in which they live and work. Students may receive variable credits for hours of approved supervised experience during a quarter. One credit is given for every 33 hours of volunteer experience documented. Grade option: Pass/fail.
MMGT 101 - Principles of Management
Instructor Paul Powers
DescriptionFundamental principles of management as applied to business enterprise. Actual business situations are studied by applying basic management principles.
MMGT 125 - Social Media Marketing
Instructor Christie Dalsanders
DescriptionThis course provides an introduction to social media marketing (SMM). Special emphasis is placed on creating a social media marketing plan which uses social media platforms to positively influence consumers toward a brand, product, or service.
Instructor Melissa Barker
MMGT 211 - Marketing Free Course Textbook
DescriptionIntroduction to the field of merchandise marketing; distribution of goods and services from producer to consumer and the place of marketing in our economy.
MMGT 211 - Marketing
Enrollment RequirementsBUS& 101 or GBUS 101 or permission of instructor
MMGT 223 - Customer Service
DescriptionThis course focuses on creating and maintaining positive customer relations. Efficient and effective ways to deliver quality service and products are presented. Projecting a professional image, communicating with customers and handling complaints effectively, maintaining time management, and working with culturally diverse clients are emphasized.
MMGT 231 - Human Resource Management Free Course Textbook
DescriptionTechniques and principles of personnel supervision and administration including employee recruitment, job analysis, affirmative action, labor relations, compensation, performance appraisal, interviewing, motivation, training and development, and employee health and safety.
MMGT 244 - Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
DescriptionIntroduces the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma providing a comprehensive understanding of what it is, background on the improvement methodologies used in a Six Sigma Process, important details on the necessary supporting infrastructure and provides examples of Lean Six Sigma in manufacturing, the office, order entry, warehousing and distribution, sales and R&D.
MSEC 120 - Human Relations/Communications for Medical Office Personnel
Instructor Lisa Graese
DescriptionStudents learn the principles of therapeutic communications, human growth and development and their application to specific medical circumstances.
MSEC 121 - Medical Office Reception
Enrollment RequirementsBT 231
DescriptionThis course introduces students to the profession of the administrative medical assistant and how it fits within the health care environment and health care teams. Topics include legal and ethical concepts, telephone and scheduling techniques, medical records management rules and regulations, and how to create a comfortable facility atmosphere. Students enhance their ability to research using the Internet and library, create written reports and make round-table presentations. Prerequisite: BT 231.
MSEC 125 - Medical Office Bookkeeping
Enrollment RequirementsACCT 151, BUS 103 and concurrent enrollment in MSEC 124.
DescriptionThis course introduces medical office billing procedures using medical management software. An interactive approach allows students to open new accounts, post typical business transactions, and open and close posting cycles. An overview of account aging, billing and collection procedures is included. Prerequisite: ACCT 151, BUS 103 and concurrent enrollment in MSEC 124.
MSEC 284 - Medical Internship Seminar
Enrollment RequirementsConcurrent enrollment in MSEC 287.
DescriptionStudents share office experiences, utilize problem-solving skills and participate in career-related activities. Prerequisite: Medical clerical careers students only and MSEC 121 or 133. If earning a medical secretary degree, this must be your final quarter. Concurrent enrollment in MSEC 287.
MUSC& 105 - Music Appreciation [CCN] Free Course Textbook
Instructor David Such
DescriptionListening and understanding of common musical forms, idioms and styles; and how music relates to us today.
MUSC& 105 - Music Appreciation [CCN]
Instructor Andrea Olsen
MUSC 109 - World Music Diversity, Free Course Textbook
DescriptionThis course explores several musical cultures throughout the world, including but not limited to Africa, the Americas, Asia, Near East, Europe and South Pacific. The course is designed to enhance student's appreciation for the diversity of music throughout the world as well as the people that perform it. Students gain an understanding of features in the music that distinguish one style from another and the cultural and social-historical factors that shape the development of music. Lectures, films, recordings and live presentations assist students in their understanding of course topics. Though a knowledge of music is helpful, a music background is not required for this course.
MUSC 109 - World Music Diversity
Instructor John Shields
NUTRI 251 - Nutrition in Healthcare
Instructor Erin Goris-Clason
DescriptionThe science that studies food and its relation to human health and performance. The various nutrients and their functions in human metabolism are examined. Essential nutrients are studied with respect to properties, functions, deficiencies, toxicities, dietary requirements and major food sources. Prerequisite: BIOL& 242 or permission of instructor.
Instructor Devorah Lucas
Enrollment RequirementsBIOL& 242 or permission of instructor.
Instructor Allen Farrand
OCEA& 101 - Intro to Oceanography [CCN]
Instructor Methea Sapp
DescriptionThis course introduces students to the principles of Marine Science; the physical and chemical properties of Seawater; the fundamentals of Biology; the Organisms of the Sea; the structure and function of Marine Ecosystem; and the relationship of Humans to the Sea.
NotesCourse requires a webcam.
PE 100 - Fitness for Life Free Course Textbook
Instructor Craig Johnson
DescriptionThis course is designed to acquaint students with proper methods and techniques for establishing an individualized personal wellness and fitness program. It is conducted in the campus Fitness Center and includes personalized inventory and appraisal of current fitness level and explores options available to improve cardiovascular endurance, weight control, strength and flexibility.
Instructor Bruce Johnson, James Martinson
NotesOrientation required for new students. Students registered in this class may work out in the SFCC Fitness Center from 6:30am-6:30pm from Monday through Thursday, 6:30am-4:30pm on Friday, and 10am-1pm on Saturday. No registration after the 4th week of the quarter.
PE 107 - Jogging Free Course Textbook
DescriptionCourse designed to improve the student's level of physical fitness and wellness, teach proper methods of running/jogging, encourage proper body weight and body fat levels, and establish a permanent habit of exercise.
PE 170 - Introduction to Physical Education and Recreation
DescriptionThis course is designed to develop introductory skills and increase knowledge in the occupational areas of health, physical education, recreation and coaching. Students learn historical factors that have shaped the profession, current trends, philosophies and objectives of physical education.
PE 187 - Cross Training
DescriptionThe term cross training is the involvement of a variety of different activities into a single coordinated program. The objective is to achieve high levels of strength, endurance and flexibility while at the same time preventing injuries. It is necessary to include different types of activities into a weekly routine. The cross training class focuses on the following: Development of a comprehensive, personalized fitness program utilizing the state-of-the-art equipment in the Fitness Center. The course will require a basic knowledge of the fast fitness circuit concept and an understanding of the cardiovascular equipment. Individual programs will incorporate the use of all exercise equipment in the Fitness Center. In addition, individuals need to include other activities such as running, rowing, cycling, stair climbing, cross-country skiing, free weight training, in-line skating and walking. Monthly goals are predetermined and a daily training record will be kept to evaluate the individual's progress toward his/her goals.
PE 187 - Cross Training Free Course Textbook
Instructor Bruce Johnson
PE 188 - Basic Fitness I
DescriptionTo promote total body wellness, students will learn to incorporate exercise and nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle. Group exercise activity is combined with lecture/labs to give students an understanding of physical fitness theory and technique. Students in the on-ground version of this course will participate in instructor lead group exercise activities such as Yoga, aerobic training, muscle conditioning, ZUMBA, Pilates, and Kickboxing. In the online version, student may participate in gym workouts, group fitness classes, team athletics, dance, water sports, cycling, etc. Topics of lecture/labs may include goal setting, fitness assessment, components of fitness, principles of fitness, major muscles of the human body, target heart rate calculation, and nutritional assessment. Gain knowledge that can be used for a lifetime, while having fun participating in exercise activities to help you reach your fitness goals.
Instructor Carol Dyksterhuis
DescriptionTo promote total body wellness, students will learn to incorporate exercise and nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle. Group exercise activity is combined with lecture/labs to give students an understanding of physical fitness theory and technique. Students in the on-ground version of this course will participate in instructor lead group exercise activities such as Yoga, aerobic training, muscle conditioning, ZUMBA, Pilates, and Kickboxing. In the online version, student may participate in gym workouts, group fitness classes, team athletics, dance, water sports, cycling etc. Topics of lecture/labs may include goal setting, fitness assessment, components of fitness, principles of fitness, major muscles of the human body, target heart rate calculation, and nutritional assessment. Gain knowledge that can be used for a lifetime, while having fun participating in exercise activities to help you reach your fitness goal.
PE 200 - Fitness for Life
PE 200 - Fitness for Life Free Course Textbook
PE 207 - Jogging
PE 207 - Jogging Free Course Textbook
PE 287 - Cross Training Free Course Textbook
PE 288 - Basic Fitness II Free Course Textbook
Enrollment RequirementsPE 188
DescriptionTo promote total body wellness, students will learn to incorporate exercise and nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle. Group exercise activity is combined with lecture/labs to give students an understanding of physical fitness theory and technique. Students in the on-ground version of this course will participate in instructor lead group exercise activities such as Yoga, aerobic training, muscle conditioning, ZUMBA, Pilates, and Kickboxing. In the online version, student may participate in gym workouts, group fitness classes, team athletics, dance, water sports, cycling etc. Topics of lecture/labs may include goal setting, fitness assessment, components of fitness, principles of fitness, major muscles of the human body, target heart rate calculation, and nutritional assessment. Gain knowledge that can be used for a lifetime, while having fun participating in exercise activities to help you reach your fitness goal. Prerequisite: PE 188.
PE 288 - Basic Fitness II
Enrollment RequirementsPrerequisite: PE 188.
PHIL& 101 - Intro to Philosophy [CCN]
Instructor Catharine Roth
DescriptionDesigned to enable students to examine the fundamental problems in philosophy by reading selectively the writings of the significant philosophers and analyzing them in discussion seminars. The lectures are designed to develop a perspective and sense of continuity toward the growth of Western thought.
PHIL& 101 - Intro to Philosophy [CCN]
Instructor Gregory Roth
Instructor Laura Templeman
PHIL& 115 - Critical Thinking [CCN]
DescriptionAn informal, non-symbolic introduction to logic and critical thinking emphasizing real-life examples, natural language applications, and the informal logical fallacies.
PHIL& 120 - Symbolic Logic [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsA 2.0 or better in Math 88, 97, 98, 99 or placement score in a 100 level or above Math course.
DescriptionIntroduction to modern symbolic logic emphasizing sentence logic with translation and proofs and quantificational logic with translation and proofs. Prerequisite: A 2.0 or better in Math 88, 97, 98, 99 or placement score in a 100 level or above Math course. (SCC, SFCC)
PHYS 100 - Introductory Physics
DescriptionThis course is intended for nonscience majors to provide exposure to the culture of physics-its history, principles, laws, recent developments and societal impacts. Math is minimal, and weekly laboratory study is required.
POLS 125 - Introduction to Global Issues Diversity
Instructor Michael Buckley
DescriptionThis is an introductory, multidisciplinary course designed to introduce the student to pertinent global issues. A goal of this course is to foster and promote understanding, attitudes and skills that enables citizenry in local communities to function humanely in an age of global interdependence.
POLS& 202 - American Government [CCN]
Instructor Meike Mittelstadt
DescriptionThe basic course develops an understanding of American politics and political institutions, the philosophies and concepts of American constitutionalism, and the structure and operation of the American form of government. Emphasis is placed on the theories and practice of democracy, pluralism and elitism.
POLS& 203 - International Relations [CCN]
DescriptionA broad survey of the relations of nations: Political, military, economic and cultural, and of the forces for order in the international world.
POLS& 203 - International Relations [CCN]
PSYC& 100 - General Psychology [CCN]
Instructor Karl-erik Andreasson
DescriptionA general survey of the following areas of psychology: Physiology, sensation/perception, cognition/memory, motivation, learning, development, social, intelligence, personality, mental health and scientific method.
Instructor Sabra Pelham
PSYC& 100 - General Psychology [CCN]
Instructor Ger Kao Cher Moua
Instructor Jason Eggerman
PSYC& 200 - Lifespan Psychology [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsMust have passed PSYC& 100 with a 2.0 or better within the last five years or permission of instructor
DescriptionA survey of human development from conception through late adulthood. Physical, emotional, cognitive and psychosocial development will be explored. Prerequisite: Must have passed PSYC& 100 with a 2.0 or better within the last five years or permission of instructor.
PSYC& 200 - Lifespan Psychology [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsMust have passed PSYC& 100 or PSYC 101 with a 2.0 or better or permission of instructor.
DescriptionA survey of human development from conception through late adulthood. Physical, emotional, cognitive and psychosocial development will be explored. Prerequisite: Must have passed PSYC& 100 with a 2.0 or better or permission of instructor.
SOC& 101 - Intro to Sociology [CCN]
Instructor Ping Ping
DescriptionBasic concepts and theories of sociology with an emphasis on the group aspects of human behavior.
Instructor Katie Clemons
Instructor Cecile Lycan
SOC& 201 - Social Problems [CCN] Writing Intensive
DescriptionSocial problems have existed in societies throughout time. We live in an increasingly connected world where the social problems experienced in one nation are influenced by events in other parts of the world. This class explores social problems in the U.S. as well as examines social problems on a global scale. Topics covered include: Globalization, world economy and world poverty, human rights, population growth and environmental destruction, race and gender, crime, war and terrorism.
SOC& 201 - Social Problems [CCN]
SPAN& 121 - Spanish I [CCN]
DescriptionThese courses are an introduction to the Spanish language, traditions and culture using the most modern methods of language learning with emphasis on oral communication. Students complete lab assignments outside of scheduled class times.
Instructor Erin Huebener
DescriptionThese courses are an introduction to the Spanish language, traditions and culture using the most modern methods of language learning with emphasis on oral communication. Students complete lab assignments outside of scheduled class times.
SPAN& 122 - Spanish II [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsSPAN& 121 or permission of instructor.
DescriptionThese courses are an introduction to the Spanish language, traditions and culture using the most modern methods of language learning with emphasis on oral communication. Students complete lab assignments outside of scheduled class times. Prerequisite: SPAN& 121 or permission of instructor.
SPAN& 122 - Spanish II [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsSPAN& 121
DescriptionThese courses are an introduction to the Spanish language, traditions and culture using the most modern methods of language learning with emphasis on oral communication. Students complete lab assignments outside of scheduled class times. Prerequisite: SPAN& 121 or permission of instructor.
SPAN& 123 - Spanish III [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsSPAN& 122 or permission of instructor.
DescriptionThese courses are an introduction to the Spanish language, traditions and culture using the most modern methods of language learning with emphasis on oral communication. Students complete lab assignments outside of scheduled class times. Prerequisite: SPAN& 122 or permission of instructor.
SPAN& 123 - Spanish III [CCN]
Enrollment RequirementsSPAN& 122
DescriptionThese courses are an introduction to the Spanish language, traditions and culture using the most modern methods of language learning with emphasis on oral communication. Students complete lab assignments outside of scheduled class times. Prerequisite: SPAN& 122 or permission of instructor.
WATER 212 - Water Rights and Laws
Enrollment RequirementsAg Business, Ag Technology, Water Resources Students
DescriptionStudents to gain a basic understanding of the water rights doctrines and learn practical applications in water management. Water quality regulations that govern the use of water in the western states is emphasized such as the Clean Water Act, Washington State Forest Protection Act and Spokane County regulations.