Jul 11, 2020  
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum 
    
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


This section includes a brief description of each credit class offered on a regular basis at Green River College. Classes are arranged in alphabetical order according to the college department that offers the class.

Each listing includes a course number (prefix & code/number), course title, number of credits awarded, prerequisite and academic transfer distributions are also designated where applicable. Common course numbers are identified by an “&” symbol at the end of the department abbreviation.

Course numbers 100-299 are designated for Green River College programs and courses that transfer to senior institutions (transfer is sometimes limited). The 100 series is ordinarily for first-year students and the 200 series for second-year students, but this distinct varies because of differing requirements at other colleges and universities. The 300 and 400 level series are for third- and fourth-year students.

Consult the “Programs of Study ” section of this catalog and your faculty advisor for specific information about each class and about which classes will meet your requirements.

 

Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training

  
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    IBEST 057 - Carpentry Success for TS 5

    Credits: 3-10
    A transitional studies course taught in the IBEST program for Carpentry where students receive additional instruction needed to succeed in the program and find employment. Students research and prepare safety presentations, utilize critical thinking strategies and study skills, effectively read course materials, comprehend skill demonstrations and participate in workplace discussions, apply math skills, and increase job search skills.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    IBEST 058 - Carpentry Success for TS 6

    Credits: 3-10
    A transitional studies course taught in the IBEST program for Carpentry where students receive additional instruction needed to succeed in the program and find employment. Students research and prepare safety presentations, utilize critical thinking strategies and study skills, effectively read course materials, comprehend skill demonstrations and participate in workplace discussions, apply math skills, and increase job search skills.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    IBEST 063 - Nursing Assistant Success for ESOL 6

    Credits: 3-10
    A transitional studies course taught in the IBEST option for NA where students receive additional instruction needed to succeed in the program and find employment. Students research and prepare presentations, utilize critical thinking strategies and study skills, effectively read course materials, comprehend skills demonstrations and participate in workplace discussions, and increase job search skills. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: Placement based on assessment measure; and instructor’s permission.
  
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    IBEST 066 - Nursing Assistant Success for TS 4

    Credits: 3-10
    A transitional studies course taught in the IBEST option for NA where students receive additional instruction needed to succeed in the program and find employment. Students research and prepare presentations, utilize critical thinking strategies and study skills, effectively read course materials, comprehend skills demonstrations and participate in workplace discussions, and increase job search skills. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: Placement based on assessment measure; and instructor’s permission.
  
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    IBEST 067 - Nursing Assistant Success for TS 5

    Credits: 3-10
    A transitional studies course taught in the IBEST option for NA where students receive additional instruction needed to succeed in the program and find employment. Students research and prepare presentations, utilize critical thinking strategies and study skills, effectively read course materials, comprehend skills demonstrations and participate in workplace discussions, and increase job search skills.

    Prerequisite: Placement based on assessment measure; and instructor’s permission.
  
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    IBEST 068 - Nursing Assistant Success for TS 6

    Credits: 3-10
    A transitional studies course taught in the IBEST option for NA where students receive additional instruction needed to succeed in the program and find employment. Students research and prepare presentations, utilize critical thinking strategies and study skills, effectively read course materials, comprehend skills demonstrations and participate in workplace discussions, and increase job search skills.

    Prerequisite: Placement based on assessment measure; and instructor’s permission.

Industrial Education

  
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    INDUS 090 - Technical Skills

    Credits: 1-6
    Introduction to basic knowledge, concepts, skills and applicable safety practices related to various trade and technology programs. Course may include both lecture and supported laboratory exercises when appropriate.

  
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    INDUS 101 - Basic Woodworking

    Credits: 1-4
    Develops a working knowledge of woodworking as related to layout, assembling, joining, fastening and finishing, and practical application through the use of hand tools and power tools. Students build and keep a personal wood project.

    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    INDUS 103 - Manufacturing Processes

    Credits: 4
    Provides lecture and lab situations in basic knowledge of metal manufacturing processes. Includes terminology, surface finishes, tolerances, and logical sequence of operations. Covers solving production problems and metal cutting technology. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    INDUS 111 - Welding Survey 1

    Credits: 3
    Includes lecture and lab experiences in arc welding, oxy-acetylene welding, brazing, and cutting. Basic study of MIG and TIG and other special processes.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    INDUS 112 - Welding Survey 2

    Credits: 3
    Includes lecture and lab experiences in arc welding, oxy-acetylene welding, brazing, and cutting. Basic study of MIG and TIG and other special processes.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    INDUS 113 - Welding Survey 3

    Credits: 3
    Includes lecture and lab experiences in arc welding, oxy-acetylene welding, brazing, and cutting. Basic study of MIG and TIG and other special processes.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Activity

Industrial Engineering

  
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    I E 114 - CATIA 2-D

    Credits: 4
    Focuses on using CATIA (Computer Aided Three-Dimensional Interactive Application) software. Teaches file structure and management, 2-D and 3-D concepts, and the creation of elementary elements (points, lines, curves) that are used in future solids creation. Gains a working knowledge of how to move geometry within a model, change the graphical characteristics of existing geometry, and analyze and establish model standards.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for both ENGL 081  and READ 104 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    I E 189 - Basic Metallurgy

    Credits: 4
    Introduces the basic structure of metals and the effects of alloying elements, mechanical working and heat on the strength and other properties of the metal. Students perform testing procedures for evaluating strength, hardness and heat treating processes in the laboratory.

  
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    I E 204 - Statics and Strengths

    Credits: 5
    Introduces the concepts of forces, moments, and equilibrium; and the application of these concepts to the determination of stresses and deformations in simple structural members. Includes the analyses of beams, columns and tension members. Involves some materials testing.

  
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    I E 210 - CATIA Modeling

    Credits: 7
    Focuses on creating 2-D and 3-D geometry using CATIA (Computer Aided Three Dimensional Interactive Application) software. Teaches commands for creating and editing drawings. Uses CATIA software. Course covers three modules: 2-D geometry creating and editing; 3-D parametric solids modeling and editing; and 3-D parametric surface modeling and editing. CAD instruction emphasizes methods for creating documents that are accurate and accomplished in a timely manner.

    Prerequisite: D T 135  and 236.
  
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    I E 214 - CATIA 3-D Solids

    Credits: 5
    Focuses on using CATIA (Computer Aided Three-Dimensional Interactive Application) software. Teaches creation and modification of solid modeling using CATIA. Students gain an understanding of the history of solids creation and the ability to extract elements from the history of solid bodies. CAD instruction emphasizes methods for creating documents that are accurate and accomplished in a timely manner.

    Prerequisite: I E 114 .
  
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    I E 215 - CATIA 3-D Surfacing

    Credits: 4
    Focuses on using CATIA (Computer Aided Three-Dimensional Interactive Application) software. Teaches creation and modification of surface modeling using CATIA. Students learn to use the variety of curves available in CATIA and how they interact with different disciplines, such as SOLIDS, N/C toolpath creation, and volume creation. CAD instruction emphasizes methods for creating documents which are accurate and accomplished in a timely manner.

    Prerequisite: I E 214 .

Information Literacy

  
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    INFO 104 - Information for the Disciplines

    Credits: 2
    Introduces students to the professional and research literature in a humanities, social sciences or science discipline. Students develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively and ethically use information sources and information retrieval systems pertinent to the discipline under study. Students gain an understanding of the object and method of study in the discipline, and compare scholarly with popular sources. May be offered as a linked course. This is a pass/no credit course.

  
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    INFO 110 - Information Literacy and Research Skills

    Credits: 2
    Examines the nature of information and the research process. Topics include locating, retrieving, evaluating, and using information print and electronic resources effectively and ethically.

  
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    INFO 126 - Information Literacy in the Humanities

    Credits: 2
    Students gain an understanding of information sources in the humanities. Students develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively use information sources and information retrieval systems pertinent to humanities disciplines. Students understand the object and method of study in the humanities, and compare scholarly with popular sources. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 099 .
  
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    INFO 127 - Information Literacy in the Social Sciences

    Credits: 2
    Students gain an understanding of information sources in the social sciences. Students develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively use information sources and information retrieval systems pertinent to social sciences disciplines. Students understand the object and method of study in the social sciences, and compare scholarly with popular sources. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 099 .
  
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    INFO 128 - Information Literacy for Science/Engineering/Business

    Credits: 2
    Students gain an understanding of information sources in science, engineering, and/or business. Students develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively and ethically use information sources and information retrieval systems pertinent to science, engineering, and/or business. Students understand the object and method of study in science, engineering, and/or business, and compare scholarly with popular sources. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 099 .

Information Technology

  
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    IT 100 - Introduction to IT and Cybersecurity

    Credits: 3
    Explores the areas of Windows, Linux, and network administration, software development, and cybersecurity. Includes and introduces the competencies required for each area of employment, and the planning of a degree program to receive both an Associates and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.

  
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    IT 101 - Introduction to Information Technology

    Credits: 5
    Provides an overview of information technology. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures and systems, and their applications in various segments of society. Introduces information about careers in software development, networking, and security. Discussion of computer ethics and current events.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for READ 094  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 102 - Programming Fundamentals

    Credits: 5
    An introductory programming class for students who have no prior programming experience. Covers procedural programming, input and output, variables, decision statements, loops, file processing, and arrays.

    Prerequisite: MATH 072  with a grade of 2.5 or higher; or eligible for MATH 097  or higher; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 114 - CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation

    Credits: 7
    A preparation course for the CompTIA A+ certification, an IT industry recognized entry level certification. Students learn about installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of information and communication technology hardware and software. Covers all current CompTIA A+ certification exam objectives.

  
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    IT 131 - Networking Fundamentals

    Credits: 5
    Introduces networking to students who are interested in a career managing routers and switches. Topics include TCP/IP and OSI modules, subnetting, protocols, network applications, switching and routing fundamentals, and an introduction to configuring Cisco routers and switches.

    Prerequisite: IT 114  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 135 - CompTIA Security+ Certification Preparation

    Credits: 5
    Provides students with a broad foundation of network security knowledge. Topics include security fundamentals, overview of cryptography, security policies and procedures, common types of attacks, and how to implement network security measures.

  
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    IT 141 - Customer Service and Work Environment for IT Professionals

    Credits: 5
    Focuses on the knowledge and skills required to be a part of a successful help-desk team. Topics include communication skills, writing skills, telephone skills, techniques for managing customer expectations, understanding customer behavior, working as part of a team, and minimizing stress in the work environment. Covers interviewing and preparing for the job search experience in the IT field. Prepare students to do job searches, resumes and cover letters, and to dress professionally for the work environment. Students learn proper e-mail techniques and meeting etiquette. Prepares students for the ITIL Foundations Certification.

  
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    IT 160 - Windows Server Administration I

    Credits: 5
    Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Microsoft Windows Server.

  
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    IT 175 - Student Assistant

    Credits: 1-4
    Student works in the computer lab. Includes assisting with lab activities. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 178 - IT Work Experience

    Credits: 1-4
    Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 190 - Linux Administration 1

    Credits: 5
    Provides hands-on experience in installing and configuring the Linux operating system. Presents an introduction to basic Linux commands and Linux administration tasks.

  
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    IT 194 - Special Topics-Information Technology

    Credits: 5
    Permits students to pursue special IT topics, under the guidance of an instructor. Topics include a discussion of the Open Systems movement, its impact on the computer industry and exposure to its software; the role of PDAs as thin clients and how to integrate them into existing systems and development of their applications, data transfer, and impact on society; and developments in client/server technologies, like XML and DHTML, that impacts how data is generated and presented to users.

    Prerequisite: IT 114  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 201 - Database Fundamentals

    Credits: 5
    Students analyze real world scenarios, organize data into relational tables for storage, and query information for reporting through the use of a database management system (DBMS). Focus on using Structured Query Language (SQL) as the means to create, modify, and maintain database tables, queries, views, and constraints. Students practice their database design skills through hands-on exercises and labs.

  
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    IT 206 - Front-End Web Development

    Credits: 5
    Covers the fundamentals of web page production. Students learn the three layers of front-end web development: HTML for structure, CSS for styling and JavaScript for behavior. Emphasizes design for usability and accessibility. Students learn how the Internet works, how a web page is processed, and how to launch a website on the Internet.

  
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    IT 207 - Web Programming with JavaScript

    Credits: 5
    Introduces students to JavaScript, a powerful programming language for creating dynamic, interactive web pages. Students learn the basics of JavaScript, and apply it toward the development of a website. Topics include language constructs and syntax, event-driven programming, manipulating the Document Object Model (DOM), form validation, and utilizing JavaScript libraries, such as jQuery.

    Prerequisite: IT 206  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 210 - Introduction to Routing and Switching

    Credits: 7
    Focuses on the knowledge and skills to implement and configure routing and switching. Topics include device configuration, IPv4, IPv6, Subnetting, virtual local area networks (VLANs), routing protocols, and wide area networking (WAN) technologies.

    Prerequisite: IT 131  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 219 - Programming 1

    Credits: 5
    Introduces students to problem solving methods, algorithm development and object-oriented design. Students design, implement, document and debug programs using an object-oriented programming language.

    Prerequisite: IT 102  with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 220 - Programming 2

    Credits: 5
    A continuation of IT 219 , emphasizing concepts of data abstraction and encapsulation. Topics include inheritance, interfaces, generics, collections, and the implementation of linked lists and binary search trees.

    Prerequisite: IT 219  with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 223 - Active Web Site

    Credits: 5
    Introduces students to the concepts and applications of an active web site. An active web site creates web pages “on the fly” to meet the specific needs of each user. Students demonstrate an active web site with client-side and server-side scripting, cookies to maintain a user state, and a database connection. Emphasizes the role of the developer and issues to be considered when creating an active web site.

    Prerequisite: IT 201  and 203.
  
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    IT 224 - Windows Automation and Scripting

    Credits: 5
    Introduces PowerShell scripting language for Windows. Students will write, test and execute basic and advanced administrative scripts for Windows.

    Prerequisite: IT 131  and 160 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 236 - CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Certification Preparation

    Credits: 5
    Introduce students to the fundamentals of computer security and cryptography. Topics include network security; compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; applications, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. Students learn fundamental network security analysis methods.

    Prerequisite: IT 135  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 240 - Windows Server Administration II

    Credits: 5
    Gives students the ability to administer and troubleshoot a Microsoft Windows Server network infrastructure.

    Prerequisite: IT 131  and IT 160 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 243 - Linux Administration II

    Credits: 5
    Provides hands-on experience in installing and configuring advanced Linux networking and security.

    Prerequisite: IT 190  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 244 - CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Preparation

    Credits: 5
    Provides students competency in cloud models, virtualization, infrastructure, security, resource management and business continuity.

    Prerequisite: IT 131  and 160 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 245 - Windows Server Administration III

    Credits: 5
    Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer advanced directory services. Focuses on performing tasks that are required to centrally manage users’ computers and resources.

    Prerequisite: IT 160  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 293 - System Analysis and Troubleshooting

    Credits: 5
    Provides students a practical, streamlined, and updated approach to information systems development. Topics include coverage of emerging technologies, such as agile methods, cloud computing, and mobile applications which compliments traditional approaches to systems analysis and design. Real-world examples emphasize critical thinking and IT skills in a dynamic, business-related environment.

  
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    IT 297 - Independent Study-Information Technology 1

    Credits: 1-5
    Encourages students to study and develop independently in the major area of information technology. Students receive permission from the appropriate instructor. Students are on a tutorial basis with their instructor.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 301 - Systems Programming

    Credits: 5
    Introduces students to computer systems from the perspective of a programmer. Topics include data and program representation, the memory hierarchy, processes and threads, network programming and run-time analysis.

    Prerequisite: Admission into a BAS in IT program or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 305 - Web Development Frameworks

    Credits: 5
    Students form software development teams and build responsive database-driven web applications. Focus on understanding and integrating the various technology components of modern web applications. Survey of security practices in the web technology stack.

    Prerequisite: Admission into a BAS in IT program; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 310 - Routing and Switching in the Enterprise

    Credits: 5
    Familiarizes students with the equipment applications and protocols installed in enterprise networks, with a focus on switched networks, IP Telephony requirements and security. Introduces advanced routing protocols such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol. Hands-on exercises include configuration, installation, and troubleshooting.

    Prerequisite: IT 210  and admission into a BAS in IT program; or instructor’s permission. Recommended: IT 210  or equivalent.
  
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    IT 328 - Full Stack Web Development

    Credits: 5
    Continuation of IT 305 . Examines design, integration, debugging, and testing in each layer of the web development stack. Topics include version control systems, application of the Model-View-Controller architectural pattern, concurrent JavaScript programming, integration with RESTful web APIs, secure design principles, and use of various client- and server-side frameworks.

    Prerequisite: IT 305  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 333 - Data Structures

    Credits: 5
    Introduces algorithmic thinking and data structures, including lists, stacks, queues, trees, hash tables, and heaps. Focus on data structure and algorithm implementation with integrated coverage of theory: logic, sets and set operations, functions.

    Prerequisite: IT 301  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 334 - Algorithms

    Credits: 5
    A continuation of the concepts and themes from IT 333 . Algorithms selected from areas such as sorting, searching, shortest paths, greedy algorithms, divide-and-conquer, backtracking, and dynamic programming. Includes coverage of graph theory, graph data structures, and graph algorithms.

    Prerequisite: IT 333  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 335 - Network Security Foundations and Policies

    Credits: 5
    Introduces information and business security, security laws. Covers a variety of security topics that are integral to today’s information security professionals, including access control, cryptography, and security architecture and design.

    Prerequisite: Admission into a BAS in IT program; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 340 - Network Security and Firewalls

    Credits: 5
    Equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for entry-level network security specialist careers. A hands-on, career-oriented e-learning solution that emphasizes practical experience. Various types of hands-on labs provide practical experience, including procedural and trouble-shooting labs, skills integration challenges, and model building.

    Prerequisite: IT 210 , IT 310 , and admission into a BAS in IT program; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 344 - Virtualization and Storage

    Credits: 5
    Introduces and applies the concepts of server, desktop, and application virtualization, cloud computing, and storage area networks (SANs).

    Prerequisite: IT 190 , IT 240 , and admission into a BAS in IT program; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 355 - Agile Development Methods

    Credits: 5
    Students use Scrum, an agile framework for completing complex projects, to develop software and deliver business value to clients.

    Prerequisite: IT 305  or instructor’s permission. Recommended: IT 328  and IT 405 .
  
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    IT 360 - Introduction to Computer Forensics and Vulnerability Assessment

    Credits: 5
    In this introductory course, students learn how to set up a forensics lab, how to acquire the necessary tools, how to conduct the investigation, and prepare for the subsequent digital analysis. In addition, students learn the basic skills of identifying network vulnerabilities, and some of the tools that are used to perform vulnerability analysis.

    Prerequisite: Admission into a BAS in IT program and instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 370 - Cloud System Operations: Microsoft Azure

    Credits: 5
    Prepares students to take the Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions certification exam.

    Prerequisite: Admission into a BAS in IT program; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 372 - Software, Maintenance and Evolution

    Credits: 5
    Defect analysis and resolution is a process where software defects are identified, replicated, evaluated, and classified before repair, testing, and release. Tools used include bug/defect tracking software, version control systems, and automated testing frameworks. Exposure to defect management practices such as triage and risk assessment. Students learn to upgrade an existing system without loss of existing functionality.

    Prerequisite: IT 301  and IT 305 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 378 - Software Development Internship

    Credits: 5
    Complements an internship or comparable work-based learning experience for BAS Software Development students. Students are responsible for securing their own internships. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 385 - Scripting for Windows and Linux

    Credits: 5
    Introduces both the PowerShell scripting language for Windows and the BASH shell used as an interface to the Linux operating system kernel. Builds on the student’s existing programming skills, enabling students to write, test, and execute complex administrative scripts for the Windows and Linux operating systems.

    Prerequisite: IT 102 , IT 160 , and IT 190 ; and admission into a BAS in IT program; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 390 - Mobile Devices and Wireless Networking in Enterprise

    Credits: 5
    Introduces the use of wireless networking and mobile devices in an enterprise environment, including connectivity, management, configuration, and security of both corporate and personal devices.

    Prerequisite: Admission into a BAS in IT program and instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 405 - Mobile Development Frameworks

    Credits: 5
    Develop mobile (smartphone and tablet) apps using native frameworks (e.g. Android and/or iOS). Compare the strengths and limitations of each platform and of each development framework. Topics include submission to the app store, integration with web services, deployment within an organization, and security and privacy issues.

    Prerequisite: IT 301  and IT 305 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 410 - Designing and Supporting Computer Networks

    Credits: 5
    Uses a variety of case studies and role-playing exercises, which include gathering requirements, designing basic networks, establishing proof-of-concept, performing project management tasks, lifecycle services including upgrades, competitive analyses, and system integration.

    Prerequisite: Admission into a BAS in IT program; and IT 310  and instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 426 - Design Patterns and Practices

    Credits: 5
    Software developers rely on design principles to guide their decisions when designing components of software. Topics include design notations, design patterns, refactoring, and design for change. Emphasis on design communication, design integrity and design trade-offs.

    Prerequisite: IT 301  and IT 305 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 434 - Secure Development Practices

    Credits: 5
    Information security is the practice of defending information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or destruction. Presents a holistic approach to addressing security in the entire software development lifecycle, not just as an afterthought. Topics include security as a nonfunctional requirement, security in multi-tier software architectures, secure coding practices, and testing techniques.

    Prerequisite: IT 328 .
  
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    IT 460 - Threat Analysis

    Credits: 5
    Provides the student with the ethical hacking knowledge to conduct a threat assessment, secure a network across popular platforms and operating systems, understand various types of threats, intrusion detection systems, and establish auditing and monitoring systems for vulnerabilities and threats without affecting performance.

    Prerequisite: Admission into the BAS in IT program; and IT 360  and IT 385 , and instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 485 - Software Development Capstone 1

    Credits: 5
    First of two capstone project courses. Students as technical team members partner with business team members and/or clients to develop a product or service concept that fulfills a business need.

    Prerequisite: IT 328 , IT 355 , IT 405 , and IT 426 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    IT 486 - Software Development Capstone 2

    Credits: 5
    Second of two capstone project courses. Students as technical team members continue development of a product or service that fulfills a business need for clients and adapt as needed to changing business environments and/or requirements. Students present their products to a community of peers.

    Prerequisite: IT 485 .
  
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    IT 490 - Capstone: Network and Security

    Credits: 5
    Students work in teams to plan, implement, secure and document a complete network solution for a real or simulated company. Students implement a proof of concept network and present their design and outcomes to an audience.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.

Interdisciplinary Science

  
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    IDS 101 - Interdisciplinary Science I

    Credits: 5
    First of a three-quarter sequence integrated science course involving physics, chemistry, biology and geology. Uses climate and global change as a theme to develop basic concepts in science, such as measurement, analysis of data, hypothesis generation, and testing. Students collect and analyze data in physics, chemistry, biology and geology that relate to the topic of climate and global change. Includes field trips during class time to locations near the college.

    Prerequisite: MATH 097  or concurrent enrollment and eligible for ENGL& 101 . No previous college science or instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Natural Science or Lab Science
  
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    IDS 102 - Interdisciplinary Science 2

    Credits: 5
    Second of a three-quarter sequence integrated science course involving physics, chemistry, biology and geology. Uses climate and global change as a theme to develop basic concepts in science, such as measurement, analysis of data, hypothesis generation and testing. Students collect and analyze data in physics, chemistry, biology and geology that relate to the topic of climate and global change. May include field trips during class time to locations near the college.

    Prerequisite: IDS 101  and eligible for ENGL& 101 .
    Satisfies Requirement: Natural Science or Lab Science
  
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    IDS 103 - Interdisciplinary Science 3

    Credits: 5
    Last of the three-quarter sequence integrated science course involving physics, chemistry, biology and geology. Uses climate and global change as a theme to develop basic concepts in science, such as measurement, analysis of data, hypothesis generation and testing. Students collect and analyze data in physics, chemistry, biology and geology that relate to the topic of climate and global change. May include field trips during class time to locations near the college.

    Prerequisite: IDS 102  and eligible for ENGL& 101 .
    Satisfies Requirement: Natural Science or Lab Science

Japanese

  
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    JAPN& 121 - Japanese I

    Credits: 5
    Begins the systematic study of Japanese. Includes basic grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation practice, and introduces Hiragana and Kanji writing systems. Students learn the history, nature, and diversity of Japanese speaking cultures.

    Prerequisite: No previous background in Japanese, or no more than one year of high school Japanese, or no more than two years of high school Japanese with a “C” average or less. Eligible for ENGL 099 
    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JAPN& 122 - Japanese II

    Credits: 5
    Systematic study of Japanese using the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students learn the history, nature, and diversity of Japanese speaking cultures.

    Prerequisite: A grade of 2.0 or higher in JAPN& 121  or equivalent with instructor’s permission. Eligible for ENGL 099 
    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JAPN& 123 - Japanese III

    Credits: 5
    Continues the systematic study of Japanese using the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students learn the history, nature, and diversity of Japanese speaking cultures. Fulfills the University of Washington College of Arts and Science graduation requirement.

    Prerequisite: A grade of 2.0 or higher in JAPN& 122  or equivalent with instructor’s permission. Eligible for ENGL 099 .
    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JAPN& 221 - Japanese IV

    Credits: 5
    A direct continuation of JAPN& 123 . Focuses on the systematic study of Japanese vocabulary, grammar, kanji and Japanese culture using the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Fulfills the University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences graduation requirement.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JAPN& 222 - Japanese V

    Credits: 5
    JAPN& 222 is a direct continuation of JAPN&221 . Focuses on the systematic study of Japanese vocabulary, grammar, kanji and Japanese culture using the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    Prerequisite: JAPN& 221  or instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JAPN& 223 - Japanese VI

    Credits: 5
    JAPN& 223 is a direct continuation of JAPN& 222 . Focuses on the systematic study of Japanese vocabulary, grammar, kanji and Japanese culture using the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Fulfills the University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences graduation requirement.

    Prerequisite: JAPN& 222  or instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English

Journalism

  
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    JOURN 101 - Newswriting

    Credits: 5
    Prepares students to write for the media, including newspapers, public relations or online publications. Stresses newswriting mechanics, including covering a news beat, learning news style and newsroom organization and terminology. Instructor encourages students to enroll in JOURN 100. 1 sequence and join the staff of The Current, Green River’s print and online publication.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JOURN 103 - Introduction to Desktop Publishing

    Credits: 5
    Introduces publication design and production. Instructor recommends basic knowledge of computers (either PC or Mac). Students develop skills and an understanding of the basics of designing a publication, including the following: use of desktop publishing software; use of typography and graphics; working with page grids and templates; different treatments for features, columns, departments; effective cover design; and basic computer skills needed to prepare a publication for print.

  
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    JOURN 104 - News Laboratory 1

    Credits: 3-5
    Students write, edit, design, photograph and produce the digital and print versions of the student publication, The Current.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101 .
    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    JOURN 105 - News Laboratory 2

    Credits: 3-5
    Students continue to write, edit, design, photograph and produce the digital and print versions of the student publication, The Current. Instructor encourages students to enroll in JOURN 101  while taking this class, or to have already completed the course.

    Prerequisite: JOURN 104 .
  
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    JOURN 106 - News Laboratory 3

    Credits: 3-5
    Students gain additional experience as they write, edit, design, photograph and produce the digital and print versions of the student publication, The Current.

    Prerequisite: JOURN 105 .
  
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    JOURN 107 - Introduction to Video Journalism

    Credits: 5
    Introduces students to the art of storytelling, stressing techniques such as narrative journalism, conversational interviewing, and use of natural sound and video sequence construction.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JOURN 110 - Radio Laboratory 1

    Credits: 3-5
    Gives students working at Green River campus radio station KGRG-FM on-the-air and behind-the-scenes experience in news broadcasting, radio production, and disc jockey work.

    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    JOURN 111 - Radio Laboratory 2

    Credits: 3-5
    Gives students working at Green River campus radio station KGRG-FM additional experience in newsgathering, remote broadcasting, and on-the-air performance.

    Prerequisite: JOURN 110  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    JOURN 112 - Radio Laboratory 3

    Credits: 3-5
    Gives students working at Green River campus radio station KGRG-FM additional experience in production work, news casting, and on-the-air performance.

    Prerequisite: JOURN 111  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    JOURN 120 - Digital Radio Laboratory 1

    Credits: 3-5
    Gives students working exclusively on all-digital KGRG-AM radio station experience with computer-based over-the-air broadcasting, radio station operations, FCC rules and regulations, and both live and voice-tracked disc jockey work.

    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    JOURN 121 - Digital Radio Laboratory 2

    Credits: 3-5
    Gives students working exclusively on all-digital KGRG-AM radio station additional experience with computer-based over-the-air broadcasting, radio station operations, FCC rules and regulations, and both live and voice-tracked disc jockey work.

    Prerequisite: JOURN 120  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    JOURN 122 - Digital Radio Laboratory 3

    Credits: 3-5
    Gives students working exclusively on all-digital KGRG-AM radio station further experience with computer-based over-the-air broadcasting. Students gain experience with the KGRG Internet web site, as well as webcast development and maintenance.

    Prerequisite: JOURN 121  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    JOURN 150 - Introduction to Broadcasting

    Credits: 3
    Offers the student an overview of the broadcast industry from the origin of the wireless, through the golden age of radio, to the domination of television. Covers the different radio formats, and explores the growth of cable, satellite and related new entertainment technologies.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JOURN 151 - Radio Production

    Credits: 3
    Provides students with a survey of radio commercials, promotional announcements, and newscast production. Students develop their copywriting skills in the classroom and refine their production technique in the studio.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JOURN 152 - Radio and the Community

    Credits: 3
    Covers radio management practices emphasizing the business of broadcasting. Includes sales, promotion, community relations, government regulations, demographics and programming.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    JOURN 153 - Broadcast Newswriting

    Credits: 3
    Gives students a fundamental working knowledge of newsgathering and newswriting for radio and television. Includes discussions of public affairs, government regulations, and the role of the electronic reporter in society.

  
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    JOURN 156 - Broadcast and New Media Announcing

    Credits: 3
    Stimulates an interest in and furthers the understanding of the art and science of broadcast and related media announcing. Emphasizes voice quality, articulation, enunciation, pronunciation, and responds to in-session direction. Includes discussion and practice of typical TV and radio news, sports, commercial, and disc jockey announcing types.

 

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