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.

 

Criminal Justice

  
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    CJ& 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

    Credits: 5
    Students learn about current events in crime, criminal justice agencies and the response of correctional institutions to criminal offenders. Includes detailed descriptions of the duties and functions of specific actors in the system including victim, offender, police, prosecuting and defense attorneys, courts and corrections.

    Satisfies Requirement: Social Science
  
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    CJ& 105 - Introduction to Corrections

    Credits: 5
    Examines the progression of correctional practices from the colonial period to the 21st century. Other topics include the role of inmates, correctional officers, and administration.

    Prerequisite: CJ& 101  and ENGL& 101  or higher; or instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Social Science
  
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    CJ& 110 - Criminal Law

    Credits: 5
    Examines criminal laws such as federal, state, and county laws. Focuses on criminal laws and their impact through selective enforcement by criminal justice officials. Gives special attention to substantive criminal law.

    Prerequisite: CJ& 101  and ENGL& 101  or higher; or instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Social Science
  
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    CJ 115 - Fingerprint Science

    Credits: 5
    Examines fingerprint classification and latent fingerprinting. Intended for anyone interested in the field and as preparation for the “fingerprint technician” position. Basic skills include preparing students for direct entry into the workforce.

  
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    CJ 120 - Criminal Justice Professions

    Credits: 5
    Provides an introduction to the potential career opportunities and professional positions available in the criminal justice field, including law enforcement, courts, and corrections, at municipal, state, and federal levels. Intended to help students explore criminal justice professions they might not be aware of and get an overview of potential jobs in criminal justice, including research into current employment trends. Students focus on particular positions of interest, including the educational and training requirements and job-finding and hiring strategies.

  
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    CJ 177 - Criminal Justice Work Experience 1

    Credits: 1-5
    Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer.

    Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in COOP 171  and instructor’s permission.
  
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    CJ 178 - Criminal Justice Work Experience 2

    Credits: 1-5
    Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer.

    Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in COOP 171  and instructor’s permission.
  
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    CJ 179 - Criminal Justice Work Experience 3

    Credits: 1-5
    Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer.

    Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in COOP 171  and instructor’s permission.
  
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    CJ 200 - Individual Rights in Criminal Justice

    Credits: 5
    Covers the historic, legal and political basis of individual rights in the United States. Analyzes search and seizure, freedom of expression, pornography, sexual harassment, arrest, and workings of the United States Supreme Court.

    Prerequisite: CJ& 101  and ENGL& 101  or higher; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    CJ 205 - Criminal Evidence

    Credits: 5
    Covers basic rules of guidance applicable to criminal and other related police duties. Examines evidence and theories of proof including hearsay, documentary proof, self-incrimination, relevance, and presumptions. Emphasizes the exclusionary rule and search and seizure aspects of the Fourth Amendment.

    Prerequisite: CJ& 101  and ENGL& 101  or higher; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    CJ 220 - Multicultural Diversity in Criminal Justice

    Credits: 5
    Addresses the beauty and richness of a culturally diverse population. Discusses uniqueness, diversity, stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination in relation to criminal justice professionals.

    Prerequisite: CJ& 101  and ENGL& 101  or higher; or instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Diversity
  
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    CJ 236 - Community Oriented Policing

    Credits: 5
    Examines placement of police officers into the community to enhance the relationship between society and law enforcement. In the 21st century, police have found they need to better communicate with citizens. Community oriented policing engages the officer to work with individuals in the community to resolve community crime.

    Prerequisite: CJ& 101  and ENGL& 101  or higher; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    CJ& 240 - Introduction to Forensic Science

    Credits: 5
    Covers many different areas of forensic science that are used today, including the latest methods and technologies used to solve crimes. Class is taught through lecture and expert speakers on topics such as autopsy procedures, arson investigation, explosives, ballistics and tool-marks, and DNA.

    Prerequisite: CJ& 101  and ENGL& 101  or higher; or instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Social Science
  
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    CJ 294 - Special Topics-Criminal Justice

    Credits: 5
    Consists of current topics in the criminal justice field and may focus on areas in policing, corrections and other topics relevant to current trends and interests.

  
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    CJ 299 - Independent Study-Criminal Justice

    Credits: 1-5
    Encourages students to study independently in a field they find most useful to their academic or career aspirations. Students choose an area in criminal justice and work in conjunction with instructor to study and conduct research independently.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.

Dance

  
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    DANCE 101 - Introduction to Dance

    Credits: 3
    Emphasizes basic jazz and ballet techniques, and introduces the skills and practices of both dance forms. Jazz involves body toning exercises, physical fitness, cardiovascular endurance, and strength and flexibility. Students learn short dance routines. Ballet focuses on body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, poise, gracefulness and rhythmic awareness, as well as an appreciation of the arts.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English or Activity
  
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    DANCE 102 - Dance Technique 1

    Credits: 3
    Emphasizes jazz and ballet techniques, and further develops the skills and practice of both dance forms. Jazz involves body toning exercises, physical fitness, cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility. Students learn short dance routines. Ballet focuses on body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, poise, gracefulness and rhythmic awareness, as well as building an appreciation of the arts.

    Prerequisite: DANCE 101 .
    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    DANCE 103 - Dance Technique 2

    Credits: 3
    Emphasizes jazz and ballet techniques. Further develops the skills and practice of both dance forms. Jazz involves body toning exercises, physical fitness, cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility. Students learn short dance routines. Ballet focuses on body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, poise, gracefulness and rhythmic awareness, as well as building an appreciation of the arts.

    Prerequisite: DANCE 102 ; or 2-3 years ballet training and instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    DANCE 204 - Choreography Workshop

    Credits: 3
    Students present rehearsal and performance of dance works in concert. Students practice advanced dance skills and develops choreography for dance pieces.

    Prerequisite: DANCE 101  and DANCE 102 , or instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English

Design Technology

  
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    D T 100 - Introduction to CADD/CAM

    Credits: 7
    Introduces computers and software applicable to design drafting-related careers. Primary instruction covers AutoCAD, which is used for computer-aided drafting to create and edit drawings. Includes instruction on file management and an introduction to word processing and basic Excel functions.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 081  and READ 104 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 101 - Technical Drafting

    Credits: 1-7
    Fundamental drawing course that provides students with knowledge of drafting tools and techniques. Includes drafting fundamentals, lettering, geometric construction, orthographic projection, isometric drawing, dimensioning, and sectional views.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 081  and READ 104 .
  
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    D T 102 - Descriptive Geometry

    Credits: 7
    A geographical process used to analyze space relationships by viewing the object or situation in such a way that the relationship being investigated is actual size and measurable. Students apply descriptive geometry to develop and dimensions primary and secondary auxiliary views of 3-D objects. Students use visualization techniques to develop 3-D pictorial drawings dealing with non-isometric surfaces, irregular shapes and compound angles with the use of the isometric protractor. Covers perspective development, inking techniques, line shading and contrast techniques, and exploded and cut-away views.

    Prerequisite: D T 101  and D T 104 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 104 - Machine Drafting 1

    Credits: 3
    Fundamental drawing course that provides students with knowledge of orthographic projection, dimensioning, and sectional views.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 105 - Design Drafting Careers

    Credits: 2
    Covers design drafting including the types of jobs, required skills, and degree and certificate programs offered at Green River. Introduces competencies required for design drafting. Students prepare a program of study to achieve their educational goal.

  
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    D T 110 - Introduction to AutoCAD

    Credits: 4
    Introduces Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) using the AutoCAD software. Focuses on teaching the commands for creating, editing, and dimensioning 2-D drawing. Discusses methods for creating documents that are accurate and accomplished in a timely manner. Emphasizes file management techniques using Windows Explorer.

  
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    D T 113 - SolidWorks

    Credits: 5
    Introduces 3-D CAD model creation using a feature-based, parametric solid modeling design program. Course covers base, boss and cut feature creation using extruded, revolved, simple swept or simple lifted shapes; sketching techniques for capturing design intent using automatic or user-defined geometric and dimensional constraints; building assemblies from created parts; detail and assembly drawings creation and bill of material insertion.

    Prerequisite: D T 100  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 115 - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

    Credits: 4
    Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing(GD&T) is an international technical language of symbols used to describe the function and relationship of a part’s feature. The symbology of GD&T, as defined in the ASME Y14.5 standard, is understood and applied by all designing and manufacturing communities. Students learn to recognize, interpret and apply GD&T theories and symbols. Students study applicable mathematical formulas.

  
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    D T 116 - Introduction to 3D Printing

    Credits: 2
    Covers the general principles of 3D printing in all of its forms such as extrusion or sintering. Includes instruction on methods of obtaining printable file-types and how to orient files for printing. Focuses on creating 3D-prints from pre-defined models.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for READ 104 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 117 - Modeling for 3D Printing

    Credits: 4
    Covers the basics of 3D modeling including techniques such as extrudes, revolves and sweeps. Create assemblies with the intention of printing in one step. Covers the general principles of 3D printing and the process of designing for printing limitations.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for READ 104 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 125 - Civil Drafting 1

    Credits: 5
    Introduces civil drafting, symbols, terminology, and standards. Includes development of an engineering drawing from survey notes to its inclusion into a set of construction plans or an engineering report.

    Prerequisite: D T 100  and D T 101 .
  
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    D T 128 - International Residential Code

    Credits: 3
    Students learn general and specific requirements of building codes, particularly as they apply to the residential carpenter, contractor, builder, or homeowner. Covers energy codes, zoning laws, and environmental protection requirements.

  
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    D T 129 - International Building Code

    Credits: 3
    Teaches students general and specific requirements of building codes, particularly as they apply to the commercial carpenter, contractor, or builder.

  
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    D T 131 - CAD Across the Industries

    Credits: 7
    Introduces principles, techniques and applications of creating geometry across the different disciplines. Areas of study include a review of selecting views, sectioning and auxiliary views, drafting conventions, format selection, and comparing dimensioning conventions over different industries. Setting DIMVARS in AutoCAD, Cast parts, machine shop practices, purchasing parts, and career opportunity discussions.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 135 - 3D CAD Modeling

    Credits: 5
    Focuses on geometric modeling, display manipulation, geometric analysis, file management, online plotting, and the development of wireframe modeling, surface modeling and solids modeling. Introduces mechanical drafting with an emphasis on dimensioning. UCS control and manipulation.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 141 - Architectural Drafting 1

    Credits: 5
    Students develop architectural drafting skills using AutoCAD and manual drafting including site planning, floor plans, wall sections, roof types, and elevations of single-story structures.

    Prerequisite: D T 101  and either D T 100  or D T 110 .
  
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    D T 142 - BIM Fundamentals using Revit

    Credits: 5
    Introduction to building design using basic features of REVIT Architecture software. REVIT Architecture software can be applied across the whole building design and documentation process including conceptual design, detailed design, building analysis, construction documentation and visualization. Introduces students to the design concept of Building Information Modeling (BIM), and learn to use REVIT’s parametric modeling capabilities to incorporate the industry’s BIM concepts.

    Prerequisite: D T 100  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 143 - Intermediate REVIT

    Credits: 4
    Builds on skills and concepts developed in D T 142 . Covers schedules and annotating, parametric family creation, DWG integration, complex curtain wall creation and conceptual massing.

    Prerequisite: D T 142 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 145 - Structural Drafting-Steel

    Credits: 4
    Introduces the study of structural steel drafting. Includes engineering fundamentals, welding symbols, seated and framed connections (both welded and bolted), moment connections, detailing various steel products, and the use of standard industry practices.

    Prerequisite: D T 101  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 146 - Structural Drafting-Concrete

    Credits: 4
    Introduces the study of structural concrete drafting. Discusses pre-stressed and posttensioned concrete. Includes engineering fundamentals, reinforcement bar detailing, P/C and P/S concrete products, and connections for P/C and P/S concrete, detailing using standard P/C and P/S concrete building products.

    Prerequisite: D T 101  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 175 - Drafting Work Experience

    Credits: 3-12
    Supervised work experience at an approved training location. Work experience activities are opportunities for students to use their drafting knowledge and skills. Students work at least three hours each week for each credit enrolled and participate in weekly seminars to facilitate personal growth and workplace ethics. This is a pass/no credit course.

  
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    D T 177 - Drafting Work Experience 1

    Credits: 3
    Supervised work experience at an approved training location. Work experience activities are opportunities for students to use their drafting knowledge and skills. Student work at least six hours each week and participate in weekly seminars to facilitate personal growth and workplace ethics. This is a pass/no credit course.

  
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    D T 178 - Drafting Work Experience 2

    Credits: 3
    Supervised work experience at an approved training location. Work experience activities are opportunities for students to use their drafting knowledge and skills. Student work at least six hours each week and participate in weekly seminars to facilitate personal growth and workplace ethics. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: D T 177 .
  
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    D T 179 - Drafting Work Experience 3

    Credits: 3
    Supervised work experience at an approved training location. Work experience activities are opportunities for students to use their drafting knowledge and skills. Student work at least six hours each week and participate in weekly seminars to facilitate personal growth and workplace ethics. This is a pass/no credit course.

    Prerequisite: D T 178 .
  
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    D T 180 - Leadership Skills 1

    Credits: 1
    Provides personal development experiences through participation in class, as well as leadership activities at school and in the community. Emphasizes individual participation to identify, plan, implement, promote, and evaluate activities. Instruction facilitates the development of personal skills in speaking, applying for a job, conducting business meetings, working on committees, and developing a plan of work.

  
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    D T 181 - Leadership Skills 2

    Credits: 1
    Provides personal development experiences through participation in class, as well as leadership activities at school and in the community. Emphasizes individual participation to identify, plan, implement, promote, and evaluate activities. Instruction facilitates the development of personal skills in speaking, applying for a job, conducting business meetings, working on committees, and developing a plan of work.

  
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    D T 182 - Leadership Skills 3

    Credits: 1
    Provides personal development experiences through participation in class, as well as leadership activities at school and in the community. Emphasizes individual participation to identify, plan, implement, promote, and evaluate activities. Instruction facilitates the development of personal skills in speaking, applying for a job, conducting business meetings, working on committees, and developing a plan of work.

  
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    D T 199 - Independent Study-Drafting 1

    Credits: 1-5
    Encourages students to study and develop independently in a special topic area of drafting under the guidance of an instructor. Course content is developed in conference between the student and instructor. Students meet on a tutorial basis with the instructor.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 200 - Drafting and Design Capstone

    Credits: 3
    Reviews technical materials including sketching, scales, lettering, line weights, geometric construction, orthographic views, auxiliary views, sectional views, dimensions, notes, working drawings, basic welding symbols, fits, tolerances, and architectural terms and standards. Discusses job placement, interviews and portfolios. Helps transition students from an educational setting by providing the tools to succeed in an industry environment.

    Prerequisite: D T 131  and D T 135 .
  
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    D T 210 - Advanced AutoCAD Development 1

    Credits: 4
    Introduces the tools and skills necessary to develop advanced utilities to improve your AutoCAD performance. Focuses on learning and mastering basic customization tools. Also teaches a basic understanding of the capabilities and limitations of AutoCAD menus and scripts.

    Prerequisite: D T 110  or D T 131 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 225 - Civil Drafting 2

    Credits: 4
    Teaches advanced civil drafting techniques. Course expands Autodesk’s Land Desktop Companion (LDC) civil 3-D modeling concepts started during the D T 125  class. Includes design elements of roadway horizontal and vertical alignments, profiles, grade lines, roadway cross-sections, side slopes, road templates and earthwork volume calculations. Students use industry standards to create plan and profile drawings.

    Prerequisite: D T 125  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 231 - Mechanical Design (CADD)

    Credits: 5
    Teaches advanced principles, techniques and applications of drafting technology required for the preparation of detail and assembly drawings. Course is based on current industry practices and standards. Areas of study include dimensioning and tolerancing geometric form and positional tolerancing, shop processes and procedures, layout drawings including developments and triangulation, piping and tubing drawings, welding and welding symbols, and forging and casting drawings.

    Prerequisite: D T 131 ; or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 232 - Drafting and Design Projects

    Credits: 7
    Students determine their area of focus through their own chosen course direction. Students propose projects and/or assigned by the instructor. Projects are selected on the basis of difficulty and completeness. Instructor endeavors to obtain a project from a local construction firm, architectural office, or manufacturing company. Design teams create complete documentation sets for the required discipline.

    Prerequisite: D T 131  and D T 135 .
  
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    D T 237 - Mastercam 3-D CAD/CAM

    Credits: 4
    Focuses on rapid prototyping using Mastercam software. Includes creation and editing of 2D geometry, 3-D wireframe modeling, 3-D solid modeling, and 3-D surface modeling. Students use programming 3-D toolpaths from 3-D wireframe models and 3-D derived and composite surface and solid models. Covers toolpath editing including project and trim functions, as well as production of prototype model using the milling machine. Discusses the verification and editing of toolpath programs using rendered backplots.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 241 - Architectural Drafting 2

    Credits: 4
    Develops advanced architectural drafting skills, including multi-level floor plans, stairs and stair sections, foundation plans, floor framing and wall sections, and/or building cross sections. Students complete drafting assignments using AutoCAD and/or manual drafting.

    Prerequisite: D T 141  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    D T 299 - Independent Study-Drafting 2

    Credits: 1-5
    Encourages students to study and develop independently in a special topic area of drafting under the guidance of an instructor. Course content is developed in conference between the student and instructor. Students meet on a tutorial basis with the instructor.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.

Drama

  
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    DRMA& 101 - Introduction to Theatre

    Credits: 5
    Introduces the understanding and enjoyment of the arts, theater and films. Course regards drama as one of the performing arts and not as literature.

    Prerequisite: Eligible for READ 104 .
    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    DRMA 102 - Contemporary American Theatre

    Credits: 5
    Introduces the student to trends in American theatre beginning with the early 20th-Century and continuing to today. Course focuses on the evolution of American playwriting, the changes in the theatrical arts to include scene, costume, lighting and sound design. Course regards drama as one of the performing arts and not as literature.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    DRMA 111 - Rehearsal and Performance 1

    Credits: 5
    Students participate in play production and performance at an introductory level to include bit parts or ensemble members onstage; or member of a backstage crew, e.g., costumes, props, etc.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English or Activity
  
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    DRMA 112 - Rehearsal and Performance 2

    Credits: 5
    Students participate in play production and performance at a beginning level to include bit parts or ensemble members onstage; and/or backstage crew head on costumes, props, etc.

    Prerequisite: DRMA 111 .
  
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    DRMA 113 - Rehearsal and Performance 3

    Credits: 5
    Students participate in play production and performance at an intermediate level to include featured roles in plays and musicals; and/or backstage crew head on costumes, props, etc.

    Prerequisite: DRMA 112 .
  
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    DRMA 151 - Acting Fundamentals

    Credits: 5
    Presents basic approaches to acting suitable for all levels of experience including the beginning actor. Students actively participate in theatre games, storytelling, short monologues and simple scene work.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    DRMA 152 - Acting-Building a Character

    Credits: 5
    Instructs the student in elementary stage techniques for the actor/actress. Focuses on movement, voice, gesture, characteristic mannerisms and stock character types.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    DRMA 153 - Acting-Text Analysis

    Credits: 5
    Offers the opportunity for students of varying abilities in acting to approach a role through text analysis, identifying moments, beats and units and applying Actions to those components. Students are assigned monologues and scenes to rehearse and perform concurrently with the text analysis.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English or Activity
  
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    DRMA 154 - Improvisation 1

    Credits: 5
    Offers students of all experience levels the opportunity to learn improvisational skills to supplement and enhance acting technique. Students actively participate in theatre games relying heavily on the technique of Viola Spolin, Paul Sills and others.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    DRMA 155 - Improvisation 2

    Credits: 5
    Offers students of all experience levels the opportunity to learn improvisational skills to supplement and enhance acting technique. Students who have taken DRMA 154 act as team leaders in exercises. Students actively participate in theatre games relying heavily on the technique of Viola Spolin, Paul Sills and others.

  
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    DRMA 156 - Improvisation 3

    Credits: 5
    Offers students of all experience levels the opportunity to learn improvisational skills to supplement and enhance acting technique. Students who have taken DRMA 155 act as games facilitators and referees. Students actively participate in theatre games relying heavily on the technique of Viola Spolin, Paull Sills and others.

  
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    DRMA 157 - Audition Techniques for Stage and Film

    Credits: 5
    Provides students with the skill set to succeed in auditions for stage, film, and TV using scripts from those different media. Students are given instruction on proper and expected behavior when auditioning, choosing audition material, and effective techniques in contacting and maintaining relationships with industry professionals. Parts of the class are recorded allowing students to see their own work and make useful corrections.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    DRMA 158 - Stage Combat

    Credits: 5
    Provides students with the skill set to succeed in different aspects of choreographed stage fighting and physical stage business. Students are given instruction on safe and expected behavior when stage fighting including how it helps tell the story, and how to work as part of an ensemble. The use of fight choreography beyond the stage is addressed, working with issues of student self-confidence and personal boundaries. Some classes are recorded on video allowing students to see their own work to make appropriate corrections.

    Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
  
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    DRMA 211 - Rehearsal and Performance 4

    Credits: 5
    Students participate in play production and performance on an intermediate level to include featured roles in plays and musicals on stage; and/or backstage as costume designer, set designer, props master, or choreographer, etc.

  
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    DRMA 212 - Rehearsal and Performance 5

    Credits: 5
    Students participate in play production and performance on an advanced level to include leading roles in plays and musicals; or work as stage manager, costume designer, set designer, props master or choreographer, etc.

    Prerequisite: DRMA 211 .
  
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    DRMA 213 - Rehearsal and Performance 6

    Credits: 5
    Students participate in play production and performance on an advanced level to include leading roles in plays and musicals, or work as assistant director, stage manager or lead designer.

    Prerequisite: DRMA 212 .
  
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    DRMA 298 - Independent Study-Drama

    Credits: 1-5
    Encourages students to study and develop independently their special interests in drama. Students meet on a tutorial basis with their instructor.

    Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission.

Early Childhood Education

  
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    ECED 100 - Basic STARS Training

    Credits: 3
    Offers students the required training set forth by the Washington state Training and Registry System (STARS), a career development system for those who work in child care, early education, and school-age care. Content areas include child growth and development, child guidance, and health and safety.

  
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    ECED& 105 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education

    Credits: 5
    Provides an introduction to childhood education from infants through the early elementary years. Includes an overview of various programs, research on effective teaching strategies, cultural and developmentally appropriate practices, resources, and assessment tools. Current issues related to the early learning profession are discussed. Appropriate for those interested in entering the field of early childhood education. Includes optional site visits to various ECE programs.

  
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    ECED& 107 - Health, Safety and Nutrition

    Credits: 5
    Explores the interrelated roles of the home, school and community in meeting the health, safety, and nutritional needs of young children. Topics include nutrition, common childhood diseases, immunizations, accident prevention, emergency care, and special health problems. Presents referral procedures in using school and community resources to meet the health and safety needs of children.

  
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    ECED 112 - Technology in Education

    Credits: 3
    Students use technology in a manner related to the education field. Appropriate for experienced, as well as inexperienced computer users.

  
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    ECED& 120 - ECE Practicum 1-Nurturing Relationships

    Credits: 2
    Apply theories of best practice in an early learning setting with a focus on developing supportive relationships while keeping children healthy and safe. Students observe and interact with children under the age of six.

    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    ECED 124 - Early Childhood Education Practicum 2

    Credits: 2
    Provides students practical work experience in an ECE setting with the purpose of applying theoretical knowledge. Students are under the guidance and supervision of a college instructor while working with children under the age of six.

    Prerequisite: ECED&120  or instructor’s permission.
    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    ECED 125 - Introduction to Child Development Associates

    Credits: 3
    Introduces the Child Development Associates (CDA) process to help students understand the terminology and requirements needed to earn this ECE teaching credential. Covers the first four functional areas and the first competency goal of the CDA process.

  
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    ECED 126 - Child Development Associate Practicum 1

    Credits: 3
    Provides students practical work experience in an educational setting appropriate to the CDA specialization, with the purpose of applying CDA course content. Students are under the guidance and supervision of a college instructor while working with children.

    Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in any CDA class.
  
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    ECED 127 - Child Development Associate Practicum 2

    Credits: 3
    Provides students practical work experience in an educational setting appropriate to the CDA specialization, with the purpose of applying CDA course content. Students are under the guidance and supervision of a college instructor while working with children.

    Prerequisite: ECED 126  and concurrent enrollment in any CDA class.
  
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    ECED& 132 - Infants and Toddlers-Nurturing Care

    Credits: 3
    Examines the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers. Study includes the role of the caregiver, the relationships with families, developmentally appropriate practices, culturally-relevant care and nurturing environments for infants and toddlers.

  
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    ECED& 134 - Family Child Care

    Credits: 3
    Learn the basics of program management for home/family child care. Topics include licensing requirements, business management, relationship building, health, safety, nutrition, guiding behavior and promoting growth and development.

  
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    ECED& 136 - School-Age Care

    Credits: 3
    Provides skills to create developmentally appropriate and culturally-relevant activities and care for school-age children. Includes guidance techniques, building relationships, supporting academic and social skills, preparing the environment, curriculum development, and community outreach.

  
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    ECED& 139 - Administration of Early Learning Programs

    Credits: 3
    Develops administrative skills required to successfully operate an early learning program based on state licensing, early learning initiatives and NAEYC accreditation standards.

  
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    ECED 145 - Foster Parent Scope

    Credits: 5
    Taught by a team of professionals. Meets the ongoing in-service training needs of licensed foster parents. Gives attention to the foster parent, the foster child, and to developing effective working relationships with the biological parents and caseworker. Emphasizes developing the guidance and discipline strategies necessary to deal with the special needs of foster children.

  
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    ECED 152 - Multicultural Books

    Credits: 3
    Introduces high-quality developmentally-appropriate children’s books for early childhood and elementary classrooms. Students read and evaluate multicultural and anti-bias books that portray characters with authentic and realistic behaviors with an emphasis on race, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, age, culture, disability, and family lifestyle. Identifies children’s books which may be explicitly and/or subtly biased.

  
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    ECED 155 - Exploring Science and Math

    Credits: 5
    Focuses on the process of planning, creating, presenting and evaluating hands-on, relevant science and math activities for children in preschool through grade three. Serves as the foundation course for building developmentally appropriate science and math skills that lead to discovery, exploration and understanding. Open-ended science activities involve children at a wide range of developmental levels, connecting to other areas, including math, artistic expression, and social studies. Allows students to work collaboratively in small groups and to practice presenting lessons to young children.

  
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    ECED& 160 - Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Education

    Credits: 5
    Investigates learning theory, program planning and tools for curriculum development promoting language, fine/gross motor, social-emotional, cognitive and creative skills and growth in young children (birth-age 8).

  
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    ECED 165 - Art for Children

    Credits: 3
    Develops and enhances creative expression in children using a process approach. Students plan, present and evaluate developmentally appropriate curriculum units in art for preschool, elementary and special needs students. This lab course provides experiences with creative materials and activities that are multicultural, and build self-esteem, social skills, and small motor skills.

  
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    ECED& 170 - Environments-Young Child

    Credits: 3
    Students design, evaluate, and improve indoor and outdoor environments which ensure quality learning, nurturing experiences, and optimal development of young children.

  
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    ECED 175 - Music/Movement Activities

    Credits: 3
    Students plan, present, and evaluate developmentally appropriate curriculum activities in music and movement. Appropriate for teachers who wish to work in a preschool setting, early elementary program or child care center. Students learn about the importance of creative expression, and providing movement and music activities that promote social skills, are multicultural, and self-esteem building. Covers physical development of children through the elementary years with attention toward their fine and gross motor development.

    Satisfies Requirement: Activity
  
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    ECED& 180 - Language and Literacy Development

    Credits: 3
    Literacy skills and teaching strategies are examined and defined at each developmental stage through the four interrelated areas of speaking, listening, writing, and reading. Topics include language acquisition, children’s literature, environment and curriculum assessment, and program planning.

  
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    ECED 181 - Montessori Practicum I

    Credits: 4
    Provides students practical work experience in a Montessori classroom setting for the purpose of applying theoretical knowledge. Students are under the guidance and supervision of a Montessori-certified college instructor while working with children between the ages of 3-6.

  
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    ECED 182 - Montessori Practicum 2

    Credits: 4
    Provides students practical work experience in a Montessori classroom setting for the purpose of applying theoretical knowledge. Students are under the guidance and supervision of a Montessori-certified college instructor while working with children between the ages of 3-6.

    Prerequisite: ECED 181  or instructor’s permission.
  
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    ECED& 190 - Observation and Assessment

    Credits: 3
    Collect and record observation 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.

  
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    ECED 194 - Early Child Education Special Topics 1

    Credits: 1-5
    Enables students to pursue areas of special interest in the Early Childhood Education field. Students participate in approved regularly scheduled workshops, seminars, or classes sponsored by the college or by a recognized institution or organization, e.g. Child Care Resources, Educational Service District, the Washington Association for the Education of Young Children or local affiliate, health department, or childcare agency.

  
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    ECED 195 - Early Child Education Special Topics 2

    Credits: 1-5
    Enables students to pursue areas of special interest in the Early Childhood Education field. Students participate in approved regularly scheduled workshops, seminars, or classes sponsored by the college or by a recognized institution or organization, e.g. Child Care Resources, Educational Service District, the Washington Association for the Education of Young Children or local affiliate, health department, or childcare agency.

  
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    ECED 196 - Early Child Education Special Topics 3

    Credits: 1-5
    Enables students to pursue areas of special interest in the Early Childhood Education field. Students participate in approved regularly scheduled workshops, seminars, or classes sponsored by the college or by a recognized institution or organization, e.g. Child Care Resources, Educational Service District, the Washington Association for the Education of Young Children or local affiliate, health department, or childcare agency.

  
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    ECED 211 - Introduction to Montessori

    Credits: 4
    Introduces the Montessori philosophy and method focusing on the 3-6 year old child. Presents practical life and sensorial exercises along with a general overview of Montessori subjects. Uses a contemporary approach to the method with added emphasis on cultural relevancy and anti-bias curriculum practices.

 

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