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be enrolled President Michael Hay Board of Directors Paul Capell Robert Coen Brian Freeman Rod Monroe Maggie Nelson Diane Noriega Dave Shields Published by the Office of College Advancement Director, Community Development Executive Director, MHCC Foundation Michelle Gregory Editor Maggie Huffman Graphic Design Spring Bastow Glenn Wright Contributors Jarrod Hogue Eliza Lane Kimberly Murray Todd Schwartz Photography Spring Bastow Glenn Wright

Register for summer term today! What are your plans this summer? Alphabetize the stuff in your garage? Dream up lyrics to the ice cream truck song? Wonder why buffalo wings taste like chicken? At Mt. Hood Community College, we have just what you need to get your education or career on the right track—and a great way to spend your summer! Whether you are just out of high school, working a job or “summering” from a college or university, MHCC offers math, writing and Spanish as well as a wide range of other classes. And, to make registration easy for you, we have included a list of credit courses right here in this magazine (pages 3 – 7) that will be offered at MHCC this summer. Some classes are five weeks, others are 10 weeks. Sessions start June 24 and July 29. Make this the summer to Take Credit for a Smart Decision! And, if your interests lean toward the fun and personal enrichment side, this magazine (pages 8–14) has a complete list of non-credit classes. Turn to page 9 for registration information. If you are age 62 or better, we’ll give you a $10 discount on most Community Education classes! For these classes and more, please visit or call 503-491-7572. See You at MHCC This Summer!

Cover Photo by: Spring Bastow

MHCC mails this publication to all district residents to inform them of the college’s programs, services and community events. Because the schedule is addressed to “Postal Customer,” individual names cannot be removed from the mailing list. Accessible formats for individuals with disabilities are available by calling the Disability Services Office at 503-497-6923 or 503-491-7670 (TDD). “College + Community” (USPS 002-866) Summer 2013. Published quarterly by Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St., Gresham, Oregon 97030. Periodicals postage paid at Gresham, Ore., and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to “College + Community” at 26000 S.E. Stark St., Gresham, OR 97030.


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be focused Flying Higher In a pilot program with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), MHCC is providing courses and opportunity for TSA employees. If you fly for business or pleasure, you’re familiar with the TSA and airport security screening. At best, the TSA officers probably don’t register much on your radar, since your focus is likely on getting through the checkpoint, and on to the gate and your final destination. Like most passengers, you may not think about everything that goes into a TSA employee’s career goals and skills. The TSA itself, however, does. Take TSA officer Aimee Chase, for example. She’s working and going to college, with a double major in criminal justice and Arabic. She speaks a few languages, and her career goals include service with the CIA. She’s one of some three dozen TSA employees taking classes in a unique training partnership between the agency and MHCC. “TSA is making a significant investment in giving our officers opportunities to grow,” says Angel Errett, a training specialist with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “We have been very fortunate to team with MHCC—the college goes above and beyond the call with absolutely top-notch instructors.”

Jason Jones, a police officer, is one of those instructors. “People want to feel safe when they travel,” he says, “and they also want to have their rights respected. It’s a difficult balance. I’m excited and inspired to be part of helping TSA professionals develop and improve their skills as they grow their professional opportunities. This program is the model for what may well be a national initiative, so it’s very rewarding. The TSA people I’ve worked with have really opened my eyes—they are committed to becoming better at what they do, and that’s good for everyone who travels.” MHCC’s Paul Wild, who develops customized training programs for business and industry, notes that this effort required taking the classes on the road. “We teach these classes at Portland International Airport (PDX),” he says, “and we also have a section online. Right now, we are offering three courses designed to build context around homeland security and improve the skills of TSA professionals. And this is a win-win partnership—these TSA-inspired courses add to the offering within MHCC’s Criminal Justice program. Leveraging this strategic training enables MHCC to enhance its services to the entire community.”

Enhancing skills MHCC creates win-win partnership with TSA

So the next time you fly out of PDX, remember that those folks in the blue uniforms do much more than repeat “shoes and belts off; everything out of your pockets” all day long. “This is one example of the good that comes from prepping our employees for achievement—a full-circle success story that benefits both our officers and the traveling public,” says Wild. For more information about MHCC’s customized workforce training programs, please contact Jarrod Hogue, 503-491-7312 or

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be a beholder The Artist and the Art Artist and MHCC graduate Miles Browne connects multiple influences in his work, and multiple perspectives in the college’s Visual Arts Gallery. It can probably be agreed by just about everyone that the merit of art is in the eye of the beholder. It can also be agreed that all art benefits from a great space in which to do the beholding. The Visual Arts Gallery at MHCC, free and open to the public five days a week, is just such a space. Coordinated by artist Miles Browne, the gallery displays a changing schedule of exhibitions ranging from painting to sculpture, photography to ceramics and more. Single-artist shows alternate with juried group shows, including the annual exhibit of the best work from artists representing regional high schools and displays of work from students in MHCC’s own Visual Arts department.

“The MHCC gallery and the art it displays enable people to communicate in many different ways. Art can be a message, a release, an emotion or simply good fun. Its value to all of us is underappreciated.” “The Visual Arts Gallery at MHCC,” says Janet McIntyre, dean of the Social Science and the Visual and Performing Arts divisions, ”is truly a hidden gem, offering a showcase for 2

professional artists as well as young artists just embarking on their path. Miles Browne, a brilliant painter and graduate of MHCC, has served as our gallery coordinator for the past two years. He brings a unique vision that has elevated each of our exhibitions through his skillful and sensitive handling of the artists’ works.” Browne graduated from MHCC in 2005, and spent additional time taking every MHCC visual arts class he could, and then went on to earn his bachelor’s degree at Pacific Northwest College of Art. A painter and sculptor with many solo shows to his credit, his works mix elements and creatures from nature, juxtaposed with mechanical influences and geometric shapes. His painting, “Gears of Sunset II,” for example, puts rough metallic gears in the sky above the fiery sea at the end of day. “A lot of my work tends to respond to nature, such as animals and landscapes,” he explains. “These geometric designs represent the underlying structures, from plant cells to the systems of the universe. It’s all about one’s perspective.” Recently back from a trip to Haiti to work with young artists, Browne is enthusiastically hanging pieces from local high school age artists when we visit. “This is strong work,” he says. “High school age artists are very advanced, compared to a decade ago when I was in school. Their art is pure and honest. I’m very grateful for the opportunity to curate this show and coordinate the gallery itself. The MHCC gallery and

the art it displays enable people to communicate in many different ways. Art can be a message, a release, an emotion or simply good fun. Its value to all of us is underappreciated. Part of that is allowing the whole idea of art to become too complicated. People should just come and see it and enjoy it—because art without a ‘beholder’ doesn’t really exist.”

SHARING HIS ART Miles Browne’s inertest in art began while studying at MHCC

You can help art exist 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday in the Visual Arts Gallery, located on the east side of the Gresham Campus, 26000 S.E. Stark Street. For a schedule of art shows, please visit

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Are you shy a few (or a lot) of credits? Are you a recent high school graduate and is your next step college? Are you on summer break from another college or university? Want to enhance your knowledge and sharpen your skills? MHCC is the place to be this summer! We’ve made it super easy to get on the path to fulfilling your dreams. Check out pages 4–7 for a list of credit classes, then enroll at Make this the summer you Take Credit for a Smart Decision! Find your course time, location and instructor by going online to, contacting the department or calling 503-491-7393. Online

allied health - general 503-491-7113

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Medical Language for Healthcare Settings

ANTH101 Intro to Biological Anthropology 3 ANTH103 Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3



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anatomy/microbiology 503-491-7364

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BI121 BI122 BI231 BI232 BI233 BI234


Essentials/Human Anatomy and Physiology I Essentials/Human Anatomy and Physiology II Human Anatomy & Physiology I Human Anatomy and Physiology II Human Anatomy & Physiology III Microbiology

4 4 4 4 4 4

Online BI100 BI231 BI232 BI233

Survey of Body Systems Human Anatomy & Physiology I Human Anatomy and Physiology II Human Anatomy and Physiology III

4 4 4 4

Hybrid BI121

Essentials/Human Anatomy and Physiology I


anthropology 503-491-7480

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ANTH101 Intro to Biological Anthropology 3 ANTH102 Intro to Archaeology and World Prehistory 3 ANTH103 Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3



ART115 Basic Design I: Two-Dimensional 4 ART198A Independent Studies: Visual Arts 1 ART198B Independent Studies: Visual Art 2 ART198C Independent Studies: Visual Art 3 ART219C Calligraphy - Historical and Decorative Styles 2 ART231 Drawing I 4 ART232 Drawing II 4 ART233 Drawing III 4 ART254 Ceramics I 4 ART255 Ceramics II 4 ART256 Ceramics III 4 ART257 Jewelrymaking/Metalsmithing I 4 ART258 Jewelrymaking/Metalsmithing II 4 ART259 Jewelrymaking/Metalsmithing III 4 ART271 Printmaking I 4 ART272 Printmaking II 4 ART273 Printmaking III 4 ART281 Painting I 4 ART282 Painting II 4 ART283 Painting III 4 ART291 Sculpture I 4 ART292 Sculpture II 4 ART293 Sculpture III 4

Online ART204 History of Western Art: Prehistoric - Byzantine ART205 History of Western Art: Medieval - Renaissance

4 4

automotive–ford asset



ART206 History of Western Art: Baroque - Modern ART211 Survey of Visual Arts

4 4

Course # Course Name

AMD136 AMD137 AMD156 AMD157 AMD256 AMD257


Brake Systems Theory 3 Brake Systems Lab 1 Power Train Theory 3 Power Train Lab 1 Heating and Air Conditioning 3 Heating and Air Conditioning Lab 1

biology/botany 503-491-7364

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General Biology I: Survey of Cellular Biology BI102A General Biology II: Survey of Molecular Life and Genetics BI103A General Biology III: Survey of Ecology and Evolution BI103E General Biology III: Ecology of the Tropics BI112 Biology for Allied Health BI213 Principles of Biology III FN225 Nutrition

4 4 4 4 5 5 4

Online BI103B

General Biology III: Animal Behavior FN225 Nutrition

4 4

Hybrid BI112

Biology for Allied Health


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business admin. & Mgmt.



Course # Course Name


BA101 Intro to Business BA131 Intro to Business Computing BA150 Developing a Small Business BA203 Intro to International Business BA211 Principles of Accounting I BA213 Principles of Accounting III BA223 Principles of Marketing BA226 Intro to Business Law

4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4

Online BA101 Intro to Business BT125 Microsoft Word Training BA131 Intro to Business Computing BA205 Business Communications BA212 Principles of Accounting II BA218 Personal Finance BA226 Intro to Business Law BA249 Retail Management BA250 Small Business Management

4 3 4 4 3 3 4 3 4

Hybrid BA206

Management and Supervisory Fundamentals BA131 Intro to Business Computing BA224 Human Resource Management

4 4 3



BT121 Keyboarding Principles BT121A Basic Keyboarding BT121B Keyboard Formatting BT122 Professional Keyboarding BT123A Keyboarding Skill Development BT123B Keyboarding Skill Refinement BT124 Keyboarding Enrichment BT210ZAA Access - Level I BT210ZAB Access - Level II BT210ZBA Publisher - Level I BT210ZBB Publisher - Level II BT210ZEA Excel - Level I BT210ZEB Excel - Level II BT210ZEC Excel - Level III BT210ZIO Internet for the Business Professional BT210ZPA PowerPoint - Level I BT210ZPB PowerPoint - Level II BT210ZQA QuickBooks for the Workplace BT210ZWA Word - Level I BT210ZWB Word - Level II BT210ZWC Word - Level III BT210ZWP Beginning Windows

3 2 2 3 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Online BT110

Business Editing



COS219 Cosmetology Board Exam Prep Lab and Clinic COS235A Cosmetology Advanced Clinic

chemistry CH103 CH104 CH105 CH151 CH222 CH223



Chemistry for Allied Health General, Organic and Biological Chemistry I General, Organic and Biological Chemistry II Basic Chemistry General Chemistry II General Chemistry III

5 5 4 5 5


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CJA111 Intro to Criminal Justice Admin: Law Enforcement Agencies 3 CJA214 Intro to Criminal Investigation 3 CJA298 Independent Study - Reading and Conference: Criminal Justice 3

early childhood education 503-491-6985

Online GS105

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Physical Science: Chemistry of the Environment

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3 1 4 3 3 4

CIS120 Computer Concepts I CIS120L Computer Concepts Lab I CIS122 Computer Concepts III CIS125DB Desktop Database CIS125GA Intro to Game Design CIS151 Network Fundamentals CIS100 Computer Careers Exploration CIS120 Computer Concepts I CIS120L Computer Concepts Lab I CIS125SS Spreadsheet CIS125WP Word Processing CIS197HTM Web Authoring: HTML5 and CSS3 CIS284S Intro to Computer Security

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Hybrid 1

CIS120L Computer Concepts Lab I




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Exploring Art


computer info. systems


business technology Course # Course Name

Communication Technologies

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EC201 EC202


Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics

4 4

Online EC201 EC202

Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics

4 4

education 503-491-7480

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Multicultural Education

Funeral service education 503-491-6940

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6 3

FSE240 Funeral Service Internship FSE240A Funeral Service Internship

cosmetology 503-491-7192

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COS120 Esthetics and Nail Technology Theory I COS121 Esthetics and Nail Technology Lab and Clinic I COS122 Esthetics and Nail Technology Theory II COS123 Esthetics and Nail Technology Lab and Clinic II COS202 Principles of Cosmetology COS215 Cosmetology Lab and Clinic II COS217 Cosmetology Lab and Clinic III COS218 Cosmetology Board Exam Prep Theory

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geography 503-491-7480

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GEOG105 Intro to Physical Geography GEOG106 Intro to World Regional Geography GEOG107 Intro to Cultural Geography GEOG206 Geography of Oregon GEOG298 Independent Study - Reading and Conference: Geography

3 3 3 3 3


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G165 GS106


3 4

Regional Field Geology Physical Science: Geology

health/physical ed 503-491-7450

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HE204 Diet and Weight Control HE252 First Aid: Responding to Emergencies HE261 CPR – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life PE185CE Cardio/Lower Body and Abs PE185CG Spinning and Abs PE185CH Beginning Tai Chi PE185CN Intermediate Tai Chi PE185CP Pilates PE185CV Advanced Tai Chi PE185FD “X” Ball PE185FE Exercise Bootcamp PE185GA Beginning Golf PE185GB Intermediate Golf PE185HB Beginning Horsemanship PE185HC Intermediate Horsemanship PE185KD Street Defense: The Combative Art PE185KY River Kayaking PE185PF Applied Cross Training PE185RK Beginning Rock Climbing PE185SF Soccer PE185ST Strength Training PE185SWK Water Aerobics PE185SWQ Fitness Lap Swimming PE185SWY Flexible Fitness Lap Swim PE185TA Beginning Tennis PE185TB Intermediate Tennis PE185VC Advanced Volleyball PE185WD Weight Lifting - Beginning PE185WE Weight Lifting - Intermediate PE185YC Mind-Body Yoga PE185ZT Zumba/Tone PE185ZU Zumba REC3G Volleyball Practice Sessions REC5PF Fitness Through Applied Cross Training REC5WA Shallow End Water Aerobics

3 3 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0




HST104 History of the Middle East (Eastern Civilization) 4 HST110 Ancient World History 4 HST112 Modern World History 4 HST201 U.S. History: Pre-Colonial-1840 4 HST202 U.S. History: 1840 - 1917 4 HST203 U.S. History: 1910 - Present 4 HST270 History of Mexico 3 HST294 History of Ancient Greece 4 PHL201 Intro to Philosophy 4 PHL202 Fundamental Ethics 4

1 3 2 3

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LC 2


AVID Learning Community - Skilled Reading & Writing with College Success Strategies 2 Learning Community - Critical Reading and English Composition 7

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learning success center 503-491-7108

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DE9LAB Tutorial Lab


Online HST110 Ancient World History HST111 Medieval World History PHL201 Intro to Philosophy PHL202 Fundamental Ethics R210 World Religions R211 History of the Old Testament R212 History of the New Testament

4 4 4 4 3 3 3


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ENG104 Intro to Literature: Fiction 4 INTL210 Comparative Culture 3 or 4 WR198A Writing: Independent Study 1 WR198B Writing: Independent Study 2 WR198C Writing: Independent Study 3


hospitality & Tourism Credits


Beverage Management for Fermented Beverages: Beer, Sake and Cider 2 HT225D Beverage Management for Fermented Beverages: Beer, Sake and Cider Tasting 1 HT235 Culinary Arts: Fundamentals of Cooking Soups, Stocks, Sauces, Meat and Game 4

4 4 3

ENG104 Intro to Literature: Fiction ENG105 Intro to Literature: Drama FA258 Understanding the Film HUM202 Age of Technology: Ethics in the Workplace WR241 Creative Writing: Fiction I WR242 Creative Writing: Poetry I

3 3 3

Hybrid 4

ENG105 Intro to Literature: Drama

mathematics 503-491-7292

human development

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Course # Course Name


3 1

HD100C College Success HD110 Career Planning HD204 Developing Emotional Intelligence HD208 Career and Life Planning

3 3

Online HD110


Career Planning

instructional services 503-491-7317

Online HE205 Diet Appraisal HE250 Personal Health HE265 Women’s Health Issues HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life

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learning community

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Process for Challenge




MTH010 Conceptual Arithmetic 4 MTH020 Applied Arithmetic & Pre-algebra 4 MTH060 Beginning Algebra I 4 MTH065 Beginning Algebra II 4 MTH095 Int Algebra w/Rt Triangle Trig 5 MTH111 Pre-Calculus I: Elementary Func 5 MTH112 Pre-Calculus II: Trig/Geometry 5 MTH243 Probability and Statistics I 4 MTH244 Statistics II 4 MTH251 Calculus I: Differential Calculus 4 MTH252 Calculus II: Integral Calculus 4 MTH253 Calculus III 4

Online MTH060 MTH065 MTH111 MTH243 MTH244

Beginning Algebra I Beginning Algebra II Pre-Calculus I: Elementary Func Probability and Statistics I Statistics II

4 4 5 4 4

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medical office 503-491-7180

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MO232 Medical Coding III: Evaluation and Management MO242 Applied Billing and Coding

3 3

Course # Course Name

3 3 3

MO114 Medical Terminology I MO115 Medical Terminology II MO212 Diversity and Healthcare

PTA251 PTA261

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1 8

Clinical Applications I Clinical Affiliation I





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Pharmacology of Psychoactive Substances Practicum Seminar

3 2

PS200 Intro to Political Science PS201 American Government PS209 Problems in American Politics

Practicum Seminar



Online HS291

4 3


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mental health/human svc.



PH104 Descriptive Astronomy PH109C Observational Astronomy

physical therapist assistant



RD115 RD117


modern language 503-491-7290

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First-year American Sign Language I JPN199G Japanese Reading/Writing/ Grammar I JPN299G Japanese Reading/Writing/ Grammar IV SPAN101 First-year Spanish I SPAN102 First-year Spanish II SPAN103 First-year Spanish III SPAN201 Second-year Spanish I SPAN202 Second-year Spanish II SPAN203 Second-year Spanish III SPAN211 Intermed Spanish Conversation I SPAN212 Intermed Spanish Conversation II SPAN213 Intermed Spanish Conversation III

2 5 5 5 4 4 4 1 1 1

nursing 503-491-6700

Course # Course Name


NRS100 Technology and Strategies for Success in Nursing 2 NRS221BC Foundations of Nursing in Chronic Illness II and End-of-Life - B Clinical 3 NRS222BC Foundations of Nursing in Acute Care and End-of-Life - B 4 NRS224 Integrative Practicum I 9 NRSX29 NCLEX Review 0


practical nursing 503-491-6700

Course # Course Name

PN101L PN105


Foundations of Practical Nursing Lab Pharmacology in Practical Nursing II

4 3

Online PN101

Foundations of Practical Nursing 5


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Online SOC204 General Sociology: Principles of Sociology 3 SOC205 General Sociology: Social Institutions 3 SOC206 General Sociology: Social Problems 3 SOC213 Race Relations in the United States 3 SOC223 Sociology of Aging 3


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3 4 4 4 4

Online PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations PSY201 General Psychology PSY202 General Psychology PSY232 Sexuality and Society PSY237 Human Development PSY239 Intro to Abnormal Psychology

3 4 4 3 4 4

reading 503-491-7290

Course # Course Name

EL115C RD090


Academic Success Strategies Effective Reading and Learning Strategies Learning Community

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SP100 Basic Speech Communication SP111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking SP115 Intro: Intercultural Communication SP218 Interpersonal Communication

3 4 3 3

Online SP100 Basic Speech Communication SP115 Intro: Intercultural Communication SP218 Interpersonal Communication SP219 Small Group Communication

3 3 3 3

Hybrid SP111

Fundamentals of Public Speaking 4


PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations PSY201 General Psychology PSY202 General Psychology PSY237 Human Development PSY239 Intro to Abnormal Psychology



SOC204 General Sociology: Principles of Sociology 3 SOC213 Race Relations in the United States 3


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3 3



Online NRS231 Clinical Pharmacology II

4 4

PS200 Intro to Political Science PS201 American Government PS225 Political Ideology: Ideas About Government

4 2

4 4 4

Reading for College Success Critical Reading

3 5


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Writing Skills: Sentence to Paragraph 4 WR090 Writing Skills: Paragraph to Essay 4 WR101 Workplace Communications I 3 WR115 Intro to College Writing 4 WR121 WR122 WR227

English Composition Learning Community English Composition: Critical Thinking Technical Report Writing

4 4 4

Online WR115 Intro to College Writing WR121 English Composition Learning Community WR122 English Composition: Critical Thinking WR123 English Composition: Research WR227 Technical Report Writing

4 4 3 4

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Class Locations and Abbreviations................ 9

Main MHCC Phone Numbers Admissions, Registration and Records


Community Education Classes....................... 10 – 14



Community Skills Center................................. 15 – 17

The Bruning Center for Allied


Business and Industry Workforce Training..... 18 – 19

Health Education Financial Aid

Small Business Development Center............. 20 – 21

Gresham Campus


Non-credit Online Classes............................... 22

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AC Academic Center AQ Aquatic Center ECC Early Childhood Center GE G.E. Classroom FISH Fisheries IT Industrial Technology PE Physical Education VA Visual Arts Center BCAH The Bruning Center for Allied Health Education 1484 N.W. Civic Dr., Gresham 503-491-6700 BRID Bridlewood Horsemanship Center

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CAC Cascade Athletic Club - 205 9260 S.E. Stark St., Portland CENT Centennial High School 3505 S.E. 182nd Ave., Gresham CLHS Cascade Locks High School 300 Wa Na Pa St., Cascade Locks CLUB Club Estates East 12260 S.E. Main St., Portland CROS CrossFit PDX 2206-1 N.W. Birdsdale Ave., Gresham DD David Douglas High School 1001 S.E. 135th Ave., Portland DDSO David Douglas South Building 1500 S.E. 130th Ave., Portland ECTC Energy Conservation Training Center 11517 N.E. Marx St., Portland ELKS Elks Lodge #1805 3330 N.E. Division St., Gresham FAIR Fairlawn Community Center 1280 N.E. Kane Rd., Gresham FRVW Fairview Community Center 300 Harrison St., Fairview LUKE St. Luke’s 120 S.W. Towle Ave., Gresham MAY MHCC Maywood Park Campus 10100 N.E. Prescott St., Portland 503-491-6100 ORIM Outer Rim Bike Shop 10625 N.E. Halsey St., Portland PPI PPI Group Training Center 6015 N.E. 80th Ave., Portland RYHS Reynolds High School 1698 S.W. Cherry Park Rd., Troutdale RYMS Reynolds Middle School Pool 1200 N.E. 201st Ave., Fairview SBDC Small Business Development Center 501 N.E. Hood Ave., Suite 240, Gresham TTD Portland-Troutdale Airport N.W. Perimeter Way, Troutdale ZION Zion Church of Christ 2025 N.E. 23rd Ave., Gresham

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Senior Discount: Save $10 on any feebased non-credit Community Education class if you are an MHCC district resident age 62 or better! For more information on senior discounts visit:

arts, crafts, special interest

Intro to Basketweaving ART4IB $59 ($49 Senior) Class will make three or more baskets covering different basic techniques. Work with locally available materials including tree bark and roots, marsh plants and string. Sec 91 6–9 p.m.

T. Harrison

Sec. 91 6–8 p.m.

M. Rees

AC 1767 T 6/25–8/27

Creative Jewelry Making ART4B $115 ($105 Senior) Learn the fundamentals of simple jewelry construction (no string beading). More advanced students may learn casting and light setting. Sec. 91 G. Buyukas DDSO 221 9 a.m.–Noon M/W 6/24–7/24

Beginning Jewelry Making ART4BJ $64 ($54 Senior) Learn all the basics of jewelry making from terminology to tools and techniques. Also, learn basic wire work, make findings and wrap bead ends. Supply list provided first class. Sec. 31 6–9 p.m.

P. Dugas-Tait

MAY 143 8/8–8/22


Beginning Quilting ART4CC $84 ($74 Senior) Design your own quilt. Determine tools and supplies needed after discussion on pattern selection, color theory, tools and techniques, sandwiching, quilting and binding. Sec. 91 N. Tubbs 6–8:30 p.m.



AC 1773 6/25–8/13

ART4MW $64 ($54 Senior) Learn direct-application mosaics using broken tile, dishes or glass shards. Lecture, guidelines and supply list are given at first class. Second class is an all-day, hands-on workshop. Final class, students grout their creations.

MUS4IP $65 ($55 Senior) Learn the fundamentals of playing by ear and how chord "inversions" add style and professionalism to your playing. Learn to transpose, add color and spice with "extended chords," and much more.

Sec. 91 P. Dugas-Tait 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. U 11 a.m.–5 p.m. U 11 a.m.–1 p.m. U

Sec. 91 D. Rochlin 2–5 p.m.

VA 13 8/4 VA 13 8/11 VA 13 8/18

Join the fun in this technique-based experimental drawing class! Discover how to use new materials and techniques in the pursuit of making more interesting and expressive drawings. Approximately $45 in supplies will need to be purchased.

Beginning Knitting HOM4KF $77 ($67 Senior) Learn how to select yarns, use knitting equipment, read patterns and knit a variety of decorative stitches. Advanced knitters given more challenging projects. Supply list provided first class. Fee includes some supplies.

Improvisation on the Piano

Experiments in Drawing ART4ED $89 ($79 Senior)

VA 13 7/3-8/14


Mosaic Art Workshop I

Sec. 91 5–8 p.m.

P. Driscoll W

VA 15 6/26-8/28

Pottery ART4SP $190 ($180 Senior) Hand-build or turn clay on electric wheel. Firing is done by instructor; $25 fee goes to the high school toward equipment use and room rental and does not include clay and supplies. Some experience is helpful. No class 7/4. Sec. 92 R. Linn DDSO 223 9 a.m.–Noon M/W/T/R 7/1–7/25

Jam Session-Perform with Confidence MUS4J $49 ($39 Senior ) Designed for beginning to intermediate aspiring musicians who want a relaxed, fun outlet to raise their performance comfort level. Suggested instruments: guitar, bass, keys, vocal, drums, harmonica and horns. Prerequisite: a working knowledge of simple blues forms or progressions. Bring your own amplifier. Sec. 91 6–8 p.m.

K. Fitzgerald W

AC 2102 6/26–8/7

AC 2138 7/13


Guitar for Beginners MUS4G $74 ($64 Senior) Learn to play chords, read tablature and sing songs. Learn to tune, strum and play melodies. All levels welcome but beginners are the focus. Start with simple chord structures then move to songs. Bring guitar to class. Sec. 91 L. Jones 6:10–7:30 p.m.

AC 2138 W 6/26–8/28

Intermediate Guitar and Songwriting MUS4GI $80 ($70 Senior) Learn chord voicing from standards. Light jazz and classical guitar mixed in with students' original songs or instrumentals. Poets and writers welcome – no instrument needed. Sec. 91 L. Jones 2:10–4 p.m.


AC 2101 6/24–8/26

Beginning Mandolin MUS4M $80 ($70 Senior) Learn to tune, play chords, sing songs and play melodies. Light theory will be taught as well as strumming and picking techniques. Sec. 91 L. Jones 2:10–4 p.m.


AC 2101 6/25–8/27

Beginning Banjo MUS4BB $80 ($70 Senior) Bring your banjo to class and learn tunings, chords and exercises for picking claw style. No experience necessary but music background a plus. No class 7/4. Sec. 91 L. Jones 7:30–9:30 p.m.


AC 2138 6/27–8/22

Just for Fun Piano

Ukulele for Beginners

MUS2IP $65 ($55 Senior) All you need to know to play your favorite songs now! Learn musical shorthand and "tricks and licks" used by professionals. Optional $25 additional fee payable at time of class for home study book and CD.

MUS4UK $80 ($70 Senior) Learn to play the ukulele with professional musician Lew Jones. Learn light music theory, ukulele history, techniques, chords and melodies. Bring ukulele to class.

Sec. 91 D. Rochlin 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

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AC 2138 7/13

Sec. 91 L. Jones 7:40–9 p.m.

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Take Control of Your Canon EOS Digital Camera PHT4C $72 ($62 Senior) Learn in clear, non-technical language how to use every function on your EOS digital camera. Canon lenses, flash units discussed. Sec. 91 D. Green 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


AC 2756 6/29

Take Control of Your Nikon Digital SLR Camera

Internet skills course. Learn how to search for information and send and receive emails and attachments. Create, save and print useful computer projects in Microsoft Word. Sec. 91 J. Aguilar 9:45–11:45 a.m.


AC 2554 6/28–8/23

Facebook Security PC4FS $29 ($19 Senior) Learn how to set Facebook security features to protect privacy; prevent fraudulent activity, spamming and account stealing; and assure application safety—a must for all Facebook users and parents of Facebook users.

REC3BD $59 ($49 Senior) Provides the basic skills so you can take your spot on the dance floor. Covers the two foundational components: East Coast swing and waltz. Enrolled partner required. Sec. 91 Shioshi/Schalk 6:30–7:30 p.m. M

ELKS 6/24–8/26

Tap Dance REC3TP $64 ($54 Senior) A rhythmic, fun way to exercise. Students will learn basic tap vocabulary and style culminating in a choreographed dance.

PHT4NC $72 ($62 Senior) Learn in clear, non-technical language how to use your Nikon digital SLR camera's functions as well as lenses and flash units.

Sec. 31 D. Huey 6–8:30 p.m.

Sec. 91 D. Green 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

PC5WP $79 ($69 Senior) If you have mastered computer basics—you can build a WordPress website with shopping cart. Contact instructor in advance to set up a free WordPress test site for class: http://

REC4CC $59 ($49 Senior) Both Cha Cha and Night Club 2 Step cover the basic dance skills and are easy to learn. Come join the fun! Enrolled partner required.

Sec. 91 6–9 p.m.

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AC 2756 7/6

Understanding Photography Composition PHT4UC $49 ($39 Senior) Covers beginning and intermediate composition techniques to improve the impact of your photos. Sec. 91 D. Green 6–10 p.m.


AC 2756 7/18

Intro to QuickBooks 2013 Online $94 ($84 Senior) Learn to quickly and efficiently gain control over financial aspects of your small business in this six-week course. Set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts and statements; track payables, inventory and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Start Date(s): 6/19, 7/17, 8/21 Enroll at

Community Skills Center Membership — Learn Computers & More! PC4CSC $89 ($79 Senior) Enjoy 10 weeks of unlimited access to over 1,400 online training videos and practice files for computer and business skills including MS Office and Adobe software. Includes technical assistance, more. For more information visit or call 503-491-6122. Sec. 31 STAFF Open 7 days a week

MAY 116 6/24–8/30

Computer Use for Seniors CS9G $64 ($54 Senior) Fun and easy hands-on basic computer and


MAY 303 7/2

Beginning Ballroom Dance

Building a Website with WordPress

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AC 2554 8/6–8/20

Sec. 91 K. Miller 8–8:50 p.m.


FRVW 6/24–8/12

Beginning Cha Cha and Night Club 2 Step

ELKS 6/24–8/26

iPad Basics Workshop

Intermediate Ballroom Dance

PC4EIC $30 ($20 Senior) Learn Apple's iPad touch interface, email, photos, websurfing and other topics. Bring your iPad and let's play!

REC4BD $59 ($49 Senior) Add fun and confidence to ballroom dance. Review basic steps and rhythms of waltz and East Coast Swing. Learn new steps, add styling and musicality. Prerequisite: Beginning Ballroom Dance or basic waltz and East Coast Swing.

Sec 31 B. McDaniel 6–7:30 p.m. M/W

MAY 219 7/8–7/17

Fun with Photoshop: Beginning Level PC5PH $74 ($64 Senior) Learn to work with digital photographs and scanned prints. Fix common photographic problems, restore old photographs and create original artwork using Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Sec. 91 D. Huey 7:10–9 p.m.


AC 1658 6/24–8/26

health, fitness & recreation

FRVW 6/27–8/29

Belly Dance Fitness REC4WB $64 ($54 Senior) Experience the beauty and mystery of this ancient women's dance. Body isolations, stretching, movement combinations and veil work will be included. Sec. 91 K. Miller 7–7:50 p.m.


FRVW 6/24–8/12

Zumba Fitness

CrossFit Training

REC5CF $ 180 ($170 Senior) CrossFit increases one's ability to move well, have power and play harder in everyday life through constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movements. Sec 91 D. Barry 9–11 a.m. T/R Sec. 92 D. Barry 2–4 p.m. T/R

Sec. 91 Shioshi/Schalk 6:30–7:30 p.m. R

CROS 6/25–8/29 CROS 6/25–8/29

REC5ZM $89 ($79 Senior) This Latin-inspired dance fitness program blends international music and infectious steps to form dance that is downright addictive. Both fast and slow rhythms help tone and sculpt the body. Sec. 91 P. Latshaw FRVW 5–5:50 p.m. M/W 6/24–8/28

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Zumba Gold

Keep Moving — Seniors

Beginning Tai Chi Chuan & Qigong

REC5ZMG $89 ($79 Senior) Zumba Gold is a lower intensity version of Zumba, a Latin-inspired dance fitness program that blends international music and infectious steps to form dance. Perfect for seniors and those with lower fitness levels or physical limitations. Easy to follow at any size or age.

REC5KM $65 ($55 Senior) Improve your flexibility, range of motion and balance. Bring 1 or 2-pound weights for strength training and stretching. No floor exercise.

REC5TC $43 ($33 Senior) Internal form of Kung Fu reduces effects of stress; develops leg power, hip, shoulder and spine flexibility; increases stamina; and improves balance and posture. Includes the Qigong Eight Pieces of Brocade and the first section of the Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan form.

Sec. 91 P. Latshaw FRVW 4–4:50 p.m. M/W 6/24–8/28

Silver and Fit Level II REC4AA $99 ($89 Senior) Designed for moderately active older adults who exercise one or two days per week. Increase flexibility, joint stability, dynamic balance, coordination, reaction time, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. Sec. 91 S. Dobson CAC 205 1–1:50 p.m. M/W 6/24–8/28

Group Power REC4GP $99 ($89 Senior) Strengthens all your major muscles in an inspiring, motivating group environment with simple, athletic movements such as squats, lunges, presses and curls. Appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. Sec. 91 S. Dobson CAC 205 5:30–6:30 a.m. T/R 6/25–8/29 Sec. 92 S. Dobson CAC 205 5:30–6:20 p.m. R 6/27–8/29 CAC 205 6:30–7:20 p.m. T 6/25–8/27

Group Ride REC4GR $79-$99 ($69-$89 Senior) Spin your way to burning calories and strengthening your lower body. This class is geared for anyone who can ride a bike. Sec. 91 S. Dobson $79 CAC 205 5:30–6:30 a.m. W 6/26–8/28 Sec. 92 S. Dobson $99 CAC 205 5:30–6:30 p.m. M/W 6/24–8/28

Group Kick REC4MM $99 ($89 Senior) This electric 60-minute fusion class of martial arts and boxing movements will kick your cardio fitness to the next level while defining and shaping your body and self-confidence. Sec. 91 S. Dobson 5:30–6:20 p.m. 6:30–7:20 p.m.


CAC 205 T 6/25–8/27 CAC 205 R 6/27–8/29

Sec. 91 D. Glasnapp 7:55–8:45 a.m. M/W/F Sec. 92 D. Glasnapp 9:30–10:30 a.m. M/W/F Sec. 93 D. Glasnapp 10–11 a.m. T/R

ZION 6/24–8/30 CLUB 6/24–8/30 ZION 6/25–8/29

Sec. 31 2–3 p.m. Sec. 91 6–7 p.m.

B. Newman M B. Newman M

MAY 311 6/24–8/26 FAIR 6/24–8/26

Water Aerobics by Moonlight

Fire Dragon Qigong

REC5WM $89 ($79 Senior) Enjoy the moonlit ambiance of an indoor pool as you work out the day's frustrations. Learn new and innovative water aerobic exercises in the shallow end of the swimming pool. No class 7/4.

REC5QC $40 ($30 Senior) Qigong (or "energy work") revitalizes physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Through the use of visualization, breath and gentle movement, develop a natural state of heath and well-being by returning the body to a state of free-flowing Qi (or "vital energy").

Sec. 91 M. Furness 8:30–9:30 p.m. T/R

RYMS POOL 6/25–8/29

Chair Yoga REC4CY $99 ($89 Senior) Get the benefits of yoga in this chair-assisted class. Stretch and revitalize your whole body while challenging balance and developing core stabilization. Sec. 91 S. Dobson Noon–12:45 p.m. M/W

CAC 205 6/24–8/28

Yoga for Health REC5Y $89 ($79 Senior) Learn proper body alignment and breath awareness. Release tension and tone and strengthen muscles, bones and organs. Improve concentration, calm the mind and emotions. Wear loose clothing; bring a mat, blanket and pillow. Entry level, ages 18 and up. Sec. 91 M. Corgiat ZION 9:05–10:35 a.m. M/W 6/24–8/28 Sec. 92 M. Corgiat ZION 8–9:30 a.m. T/R 6/25–8/29 Sec. 93 M. Corgiat FAIR 6–7:30 p.m. T/R 6/25–8/29

Advanced Tai Chi Chuan & Broadsword REC7TC $43 ($33 Senior) This class uses the entire Classical Yang Style long form of Tai Chi Chuan with attention to posture, breath and mindfulness. The Plum Flower Chinese broadsword set will also be practiced. Swords available for use in class. Sec. 91 B. Newman 7:10–8:10 p.m. M

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FAIR 6/24–8/26

Sec 91 J. Brown 6:40–7:40 p.m.


PE114 6/27–8/29

Okinawan Karate and Self Defense REC6MA $62 ($52 Senior) Original Okinawan Karate includes strikes, kicks, throws and grappling techniques. All levels welcome. Learn through kata (forms), kumite (sparring) and practice. Self defense and safe practices taught in a blend of traditional karate and modern sport style training. Section 91 5–7 p.m.

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PE 114 6/29–8/17


Skills for Making Decisions Online $95 ($85 Senior) See why instincts and intuition sometime deceive us and how self-knowledge can help prevent becoming overly confident. Discover how to achieve goals and the power that everyday decisions have over the quality of life. Start Date(s): 6/19, 7/17, 8/21 Enroll at

Preserving Fruit Products/ Boiling Water Canning HEC4CI $25 ($15 Senior) Review how and why different methods of preservation are used, basic techniques, necessary equipment, references and resources used for preserving fruits and fruit products such as applesauce, jams, jellies and pie fillings. Sec. 91 6–9 p.m.

J. Brant W

AC 2707 6/26

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Vegetables and Meat/ Pressure Canning and Drying HEC4CI $25 ($15 Senior) Covers the safe and simple process of pressure canning vegetables and meats, including fish. Learn to use and care for your pressure canner, then review tips for high-quality and nutritious dried foods while our canned vegetables process. Sec. 92 6–9 p.m.

J. Brant


Pickle Making


AC 2707 7/17

$25 ($15 Senior) Covers safe procedures for pickling vegetables, including the difference between fermented and fresh pack pickles, and selecting and preparing ingredients. Apply the instruction by fresh-packing pickles in class. Sec. 93 6–9 p.m.

J. Brant W

AC 2707 7/31

Tomatoes, Sauces and Salsas HEC4CI $25 ($15 Senior) Covers options for preserving plain tomatoes, tomato sauces, juice and “The Laws of Salsa.” Make and compare a variety of salsas in class. Sec. 94 6–9 p.m.

J. Brant W

AC 2707 8/14

Intro to Herbs for Health

ing by compass or map, finding bearings, sketching maps, traveling in the wilderness and using GPS. $12 textbook purchase and compass required. Sec 91 M. Allen 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.


FISH 1 6/29–7/20

Abuse Prevention Training HE3AP Free Learn how to teach children that they have a right to feel safe, to understand what it means to be safe and to know what to do when they are feeling unsafe. Teachers and parents will walk away with skills and confidence to start conversations with the children in their lives. Sec. 91 R. Seemann 9 a.m.–Noon F

AC 2057 7/19

Welcome to Medicare!

S. Curtain M

AC 1005 6/24 AC 1005 7/22

Clearing Clutter: It’s Not About the Stuff HOM4MC $29 ($19 Senior) Are there stacks of magazines, books and mail taking up space? Are your closets a mess? Are there parts of your house that you're too embarrassed to show people? Learn how just a few small, easy changes can have a big impact on your life.

HOM4SU $29 ($19 Senior) Wherever you are feeling stuck and would like to see change—whether it’s in your financial situation, relationships, health, business or career—it is possible for things to change—and more easily than you think.


AC 1005 8/15 AC 1001 7/20 AC 1001 6/20


AC 1502 6/26

Bicycle Maintenance and Repair

Sign, Say and Play with Baby

REC4MR $89 ($79 Senior) Learn the essentials of bicycle maintenance, from simple tuneups and adjustments to common roadside repairs. The information presented is applicable to all types of bicycles and is perfect for the bike commuter or weekend rider.

HOM4SP $72 ($62 Senior) Learn to communicate with your pre-verbal baby! Parents/caregivers and babies 6-24 months are welcome. Learn to use sign language with your baby. Read books, sing songs and play games that promote language and cognitive development.

Sec. 91 7–9 p.m.

Sec. 91 A. Bazley 10–11 a.m.


AC 1775 6/28–8/2

Land Navigation with Map & Compass

Concealed Handgun Permit Class

REC5LN $79 ($69 Senior) Learn land navigation and orienteering. Includes understanding map symbols, travel-

GUN4CH $49 ($39 Senior) Satisfies requirements to obtain a Concealed Carry License (CHL), valid in Oregon and 16 other states. Covers safety and responsibility

AC 1504 7/25


Go from Stuck to Unstoppable

Sec. 91 L. Binns 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Baby Signs

Sec. 91 A. Bazley 6–7:30 p.m.

Staff ORIM W 7/10–7/24


Sec. 91 B. Earnest 7–9:15 p.m. Sec. 92 B. Earnest 10 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Sec. 93 B. Earnest 7–9:15 p.m.

Sec. 91 1–4 p.m.

AC 1653 7/11–8/8

S. Curtain

Sec. 91 L. Binns 6:30–8:30 p.m.

HOM4BS $30 ($20 Senior) This workshop is for parents/caregivers of babies age 6-24 months. Learn everything you need to know to get started using sign language with your pre-verbal baby. This is an adults-only workshop, but non-mobile babies are welcome.


Sec. 91 6–9 p.m. Sec. 92 6–9 p.m.

HE4MC Free Understand Medicare basics and make informed choices. Taught by trained volunteers in cooperation with Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services.

HE4HS $49 ($39 Senior) Explore the history of herbs for health and how they may be used to support the immune, cardiovascular and digestive systems. Learn to make formulas, tinctures, salves and other herbal remedies. M. Turner

of firearm ownership, how to obtain a CHL, where the permit is valid, how to interact with law enforcement and use of deadly force as described in ORS (Oregon Revised Statues). Students who complete class receive an Oregon Concealed Carry Training Certificate.

AC 1504 8/1


Discovering Your Civil War Ancestor HOM4CW $89 ($79 Senior) If your family was in the U.S. in the 1860s, chances are at least one of your relatives served in either the Union or Confederate armies during the U.S. Civil War. Using the Internet, your family records and important primary sources, learn the details of your ancestor's Civil War service. Sec. 91 K. Eakman 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

AC 2554 7/20


Genealogy 101: Getting Started HOM4GA $89 ($79 Senior) Two-day class teaches the foundational steps for creating a family tree and researching your genealogy. Students must be computer and Internet literate. Sec. 91 K. Eakman 9 a.m.–4 p.m. S

AC 2554 7/13 and 7/27

Art Through the Ages ART4PM $29 ($19 Senior) Learn from works of art in the Portland Art Museum galleries, from ancient Greek to

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modern contemporary. Note: $12 payable to “Portland Art Museum” for pass.


Conversational Japanese

Sec. 20 K. Whalen OFF SITE Noon–2 p.m. S 8/3-8/24

Close Reading for a More Fulfilling Experience

LAN5J $69 ($59 Senior) Guided by a native Japanese instructor, you'll learn useful conversational phrases and vocabulary while gaining cultural knowledge.

Pruning Like a Pro HRT4P $69 ($59 Senior) Learn effects of pruning, winter/summer reasons to prune, tools used in pruning, care of tools, wound dressings, how to make cuts, timing and techniques for pruning. Oregon Landscape Contractor Board approved: 6 (CEH) credits. Sec. 91 S. Schmidt 6:30–8:30 p.m. M/T/W

FISH 1 7/8–7/10

Sustainable Water Strategies HRT4SW $29 ($19 Senior) Understand the importance of applying water as a finite resource. Learn plant needs, find soil resources and use common sense in watering. Oregon Landscape Contractor Board approved: 2 (CEH) credits. Sec. 91 S. Schmidt 6:30–8:30 p.m.


FISH 1 7/23

Sustainable Landscaping Techniques HRT4SL $69 ($59 Senior) Learn basic landscape types, soil improvement and storm water mitigation. Covers watering techniques, plant information, planting problems, proper tree staking, weed control and organic growing. Oregon Landscape Contractor Board approved: 6 (CEH) credits. Sec. 91 S. Schmidt 6:30–8:30 p.m. T/W/R

FISH 1 6/25–6/27

Driver’s Education ODOT Certified DRV4DE $210 This 33-hour program through Reynolds High School has received state and national awards. Students will receive at least 12 hours of guided driving instruction, which includes six hours of behind-the-wheel and six hours of active observation. Students over the age of 17, or who already have their license, or who obtain their license prior to course completion will be charged an additional $210. To register or for more information, call 503-407-8974. Sec. 91 9 a.m.–Noon Sec. 92 3:30–6:30 p.m.


RYHS 7/9–7/31 RYHS 7/9–7/31

LAN4WM $59 ($49 Senior) Using selections from the Oprah Book Club, learn close-read techniques and how words convey information and insight to transmit truth and beauty, and to form and transform world vision. No class 7/4, 7/18 and 7/25. Sec. 20 R. Heacock 10 a.m.–Noon R

Theatre Appreciation THE4TC $60 ($50 Senior) Explore live theatre in the Portland area. Learn about the elements of theatre including acting, directing, playwriting, stage space and design elements. Discuss theatrical elements, analyze experience as audience members and look at the purpose of theatre as an art form in society. Must provide transportation and purchase your theatre tickets (approximately $80). Sec. 91 6–9 p.m.

A. Christiansen R

AC 1756 6/27–8/29

Introduction to Melodrama

THE4MD $59 ($49 Senior) Using melodrama scripts, you will visit the history, characters, laughter and techniques of this classic theatre form. Gain performance confidence; no experience necessary. Sec. 91 6–8 p.m.

M. Brouse Peoples AC 1118 T/R 6/25-7/18

Writing Your Memoirs LAN4MM $47 ($37 Senior) Create a record of your life and experiences expressed with your personal style. Instructor helps you weave the fabric of your life into a story for future generations to read and cherish. Includes short lectures and writing exercises. No class 7/4. Sec. 91 1–3 p.m.

R. Mahoney R

FAIR 6/27–8/29

Professional Novel & Memoir Writing LAN4NM $73 ($63 Senior) Develop and complete your book-length project through professional critiques and peer review in this comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Sec. 31 C. Hiday 6–8:30 p.m.


1756 6/27-8/29

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MAY 125 7/10–8/28

Sec. 91 T. Akiyama-Becker AC 1506 6:30–8:30 p.m. W 6/26–8/28

Basic Russian through Russian Folk Songs LAN5RU $89 ($79 Senior) Learn to sing or listen to Russian folk songs while learning Russian language basics, Russian life, history and traditions. Sec. 91 N. Hougen 6–8:30 p.m. M

AC 1506 6/24–8/12

Learn Spanish Gently LAN5S $87 ($77 Senior) This is a conversational course designed to aid you in your career, travels and intercultural communication. Sec. 93 I. Almada MAY 306 6–8:30 p.m. T/R 6/25–7/25

Spanish for Medical Professionals Online $95 ($85 Senior) Learn to communicate with Spanishspeaking patients. Learn Spanish pronunciation basics, simple words and conversational phrases. Learn how to ask about pain, symptoms, medical histories, insurance and talk about medical care and treatment. Start Date(s): 6/19, 7/17, 8/21 Enroll at

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Trip TRV4OS $275 ($265 Senior) Take a trip to Ashland for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Two nights, double occupancy lodging included at Flagship Inn in Ashland; continental breakfast and heated pool. Includes three plays and backstage tour 10 a.m. Saturday. (Choose one Saturday play or attend both for an additional $46): • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Fri. 8:30 p.m.) • The Liquid Plain (Sat. 1:30 p.m.) • The Tenth Muse (Sat. 8 p.m.) • King Lear (Sun. 1:30 p.m.) Add $92 if you prefer a single occupancy room. Transportation to Ashland is up to attendees. No refunds after Friday, July 5. For more information, contact Nathalie Wright at 503-491-6956 or Sec. 91 N. Wright OFF SITE Noon–8 p.m. F/S/U 7/26–7/28

community skills center TO GET STARTED: 1. Call anytime to register, 503-491-6100.

The Community Skills Center at the Maywood Park Campus (102nd & N.E. Prescott) offers self-paced computer and office skills classes designed to upgrade your job skills. • Register and begin classes any time. • Work at your own pace. • Set your own schedule to meet requirements. • Take up to 10 weeks after you register to complete a course. • Instructors are available to help guide you through your course.

Testing Services • CPT*, Tues. 4–9 p.m. (walk-ins) • Test proctoring for MHCC online courses during open lab hours.

2. Purchase textbook and supplies in the business office at the MHCC Maywood Park Campus.

* College Placement Test

3. Pick up course materials at the Community Skills Center and start class. For information call 503-491-6122.

COMMUNITY SKILLS CENTER SUMMER TERM HOURS: Closed Fridays and Fourth of July. Last day of summer term is Aug. 30. Monday, Wednesday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Beginning Computer for ESL GEN6BE

$90 ($80 Senior)

A fun way to learn the basics of computers for students with limited knowledge of English. Using a visual approach, it takes students with intermediate English reading skills through the basics of using a computer to perform elementary tasks. Learn about Windows, simple documents, the Internet and email. Prerequisite: Low-intermediate ESL reading proficiency.

Beginning Computers for Seniors GEN6BN

$45 ($35 Senior)

Discover the excitement of learning new skills! Computers are an integral part of everyday life and keeping in touch with friends and family. This self-guided course teaches the student about Windows, word processing, email and Internet. Find out how to use them to your advantage. Instructional help is available in the lab.

Introduction to the Internet and Emailing GEN6CIA

$90 ($80 Senior)

Discover how the Internet can change your life. Learn to locate websites, shop safely online and search the Web for specific information. The choices are unlimited. You will also learn the skills for Web-based email to communicate with friends and family. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Windows.

Proofreading at the Computer GEN6DF

$75 ($65 Senior)

Improve the quality of your written communications. In today's workplace it's important to produce documents that are error free. Brush

Friday Closed

up on your knowledge of grammar and learn how to get the most out of your word processor's writing tools. This class teaches simple methods of proofreading used by professional proofreaders that you can apply to any document. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.

Protect, Clean and Speed Up Your PC GEN6MS

$45 ($35 Senior)

This class is a non-technical, easy and fun way to learn how to protect and maintain your home computer. Information is provided so you understand security risks you may encounter and the actions needed to overcome them. Keep your PC running smoothly with regular tune-ups to ensure it lives longer, performs better and avoids debilitating crashes.

Keyboarding Basics GEN6OB

$90 ($80 Senior)

Designed for individuals who have little or no training in typing or keyboarding. This course introduces students to techniques that will allow them to memorize the order of the keys and practice typing for speed and accuracy. The focus of this class is on typing without looking at the computer keyboard or backtracking to fix mistakes.

Keyboarding Skillbuilding GEN6OC

$90 ($80 Senior)

Intended for students who need to refine and further develop speed and accuracy skills. Learn the symbols and numeric keys. Increase your productivity while enhancing your marketability. Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding skills.

Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sunday Noon – 4 p.m.

10-Keypad on the Computer GEN6OE

$90 ($80 Senior)

Designed to teach the computer numeric keypad by touch with speed and accuracy using industry standards. This skill is especially helpful to people in the fields of data entry, accounting, office administration, insurance, banking, finance and any other work that requires numeric input.

Fundamentals of Photoshop GEN6PH

$120 ($110 Senior)

Photoshop is an incredibly popular software tool used to enhance photos. Explore digital imaging techniques through this hands-on, project-oriented course. You'll have no trouble following this step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach as you learn to edit photos, use selection tools, create and manipulate layers, apply filtering techniques, prepare your images for printing and much more.

Digital Photo Editing for Seniors GEN6SDP

$45 ($35 Senior)

Digital cameras are among the hottest consumer items on the market. This class will help you learn the many features of digital photo editing. It includes instructions on using scanners, printers and photo CDs. Subjects such as scanning old photos and slides and repairing damaged photos are covered in detail. Textbook comes bundled with a CD-ROM containing the full version of the digital photo editing program ArcSoft PhotoStudio.

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Google for Seniors GEN6SGO

$45 ($35 Senior)

Besides its popular search engine, Google has produced many useful applications. These applications are free to download and install. With Google Earth you can check your vacation destination in advance from a bird's-eye view. With Google Maps you can plan your route. Additional applications include Chat and Google Talk. Learn how to publish an online journal with Blogger and create a simple website with Google Sites. Google for Seniors is a fun class that guides you through some of Google's most popular features.

Interesting Online Applications for Seniors $45 ($35 Senior)


The Web is a great place to find free online tools and applications that allow better communication with friends and family and give you the opportunity to enjoy other activities. Create your own blog or journal with Blogger. Discover how to use eBay to buy and sell just about anything. Create your own personal webpage in Facebook. Invite your friends to view your vacation pictures in an online photo album created with MyPhotoAlbum. This exciting class introduces you to 13 of the most popular online applications.

Internet and Email for Seniors $45 ($35 Senior)


Have fun learning how to navigate the Internet. Use Windows Live to create and send emails, add attachments and manage your email folders. Discover the variety of websites and search the Web for specific information. You will also find out how to protect your computer from spyware and viruses. This class is for anyone who feels lost on the Internet. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Windows.

Mac for Seniors GEN6SIM

$45 ($35 Senior)

Discover the world of Apple Macintosh. This course covers creating documents, using emails and downloading and saving music and applications. You will also learn about the Internet.

MS Office for Seniors GEN6SMO

$45 ($35 Senior)

Do you want to learn how MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) can enhance your everyday life? Then, this is the class for you! Write a letter, make a budget, create a digital photo album and much more. Register for this self-paced class and find out how MS Office can help you. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Windows.


Windows 7 GEN6WN

$90 ($80 Senior)

This class is perfect for first time computer users. Learn the Microsoft operating system, Windows 7, in a friendly atmosphere. This self-guided course focuses on Windows 7 fundamentals with an emphasis on file management skills.

More Windows 7 for Seniors GEN6SMW

$45 ($35 Senior)

Expand on Windows 7 for Seniors and discover some of the most useful, practical and fun components of this popular operating system. Learn about computer security, creating user accounts, burning CDs and DVDs and setting parental controls. Important issues will be dealt with so you can work safely and efficiently. Find fun ways to organize your photo collection and view photos with Windows Photo Viewer, along with using Windows Media Player to play music and movies. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Windows.

Windows 8 for Seniors GEN6SWI

$45 ($35 Senior)

Learn the ins and outs of Microsoft’s latest operating system. Windows 8 is a beginner’s course designed to help you become more comfortable using your computer. Learn how to write letters and memos, send and receive email, surf the Web, open pictures and videos and customize your computer settings. You will be amazed how fast you start enjoying and having fun with your computer!

Picasa for Seniors GEN6SPI

$45 ($35 Senior)

Present and organize photos using Picasa, a free and easy-to-use photo management program. Apply several useful editing options, such as removing red eye, improving color quality and cropping photos. Print your pictures or create a slide show. Learn to safeguard pictures by burning them to a CD or DVD. Create Web albums or publish photos to a blog.

Photo and Video Editing for Seniors GEN6SPV

$45 ($35 Senior)

In Windows 7, create beautiful pictures through editing in the user-friendly Windows Live Photo Gallery program. Share your photos in an online photo album or slide show. With Windows Live Movie Maker, create professional-looking movies with your videos and photos. Add special effects, transitions, sound and captions to your movie. Learn how to prepare and send your video by email, burn it to a DVD or upload it to YouTube. This class will discuss how to import your videos and photos from a digital video camera, photo camera, mobile phone or other external storage device.

Windows Live Essentials for Seniors GEN6SWL

$45 ($35 Senior)

Do you take pictures and want to share them with friends? With just a few mouse clicks you can convert your own Windows Live Web space into a beautiful photo album. From any place in the world you can use the Internet to access your blog, email messages, calendar and address book, all created with Windows Essentials Live programs. Edit video files to make online movies or conduct a video conversation and have a live chat with your friends.

Publisher — Level I GEN6YBC*

$90 ($80 Senior)

Publisher is one of Microsoft Office Suite's hidden gems. Learn to create publications from scratch or use one of the hundreds of business and personal designs in Publisher. Highlights of this course include creating and editing a publication, designing a newsletter, customizing a tri-fold brochure and creating an email letter. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Windows.

Publisher — Level II GEN6YBD*

$90 ($80 Senior)

Designed for the student with some Publisher experience who is interested in using Publisher as a complete application for small business. Prerequisite: Publisher — Level I or consent of instructor.

Microsoft Office Essentials GEN6YOA*

$120 ($110 Senior)

This introduces students to Microsoft Office Suite, the most commonly used software in the business world today. The emphasis is on learning basics of Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Students will gain knowledge of the Windows user interface and file management skills.

Microsoft Office Essentials with Keyboarding GEN6YOB*

$180 ($170 Senior)

This introduces students to Microsoft Office Suite, the most commonly used software in the business world today, while learning to type. The emphasis is on learning the basics of Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Students will also gain knowledge of the Windows user interface and file management skills. Learn to type by touch and build speed and accuracy with this self-guided keyboarding program. Increases your confidence in operating computers.

Microsoft Office Essentials Level II GEN6YOC*

$165 ($155 Senior)

Expand your knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite by performing more advanced

Community Skills Center

assignments in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Topics include formatting Word documents, working with charts and formulas in Excel, querying and maintaining an Access database and designing a PowerPoint presentation. Discover how each program can be used to produce quality business documents that will make you proud. Prerequisite: Introductory knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Access Level I GEN6ZAA*

$90 ($80 Senior)

Discover the benefits of using a database by focusing on the basics of Access in this selfguided course. Learn to create and enter data, extract the data (queries), build efficient frontends for that data (forms) and publish the results in an easy-to-read format (reports). Prerequisite: Familiarity with Windows environment.

Access Level II GEN6ZAB* $90 ($80 Senior) Master intermediate Access tools and techniques required to create a user-friendly database in this self-guided course. Present your data in attractive reports and forms. Create macros that make a database intuitive enough for a computer novice to use. Prerequisite: Access Level I or consent of instructor.

Excel Level I GEN6ZEA*

$90 ($80 Senior)

Explore, experiment and take advantage of the features of Excel. Learn how to build a basic spreadsheet, create an embedded chart and use formulas, functions and formatting. Use your new skills to complete calculations, make decisions, graph data and develop professional-looking reports. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

Excel Level II GEN6ZEB*

$90 ($80 Senior)

Excel Level II focuses on streamlining and enhancing spreadsheets with templates, charts, graphics and formulas. Apply visual elements and advanced formulas to a worksheet to display data in various formats. Topics include financial tables, data tables and amortization schedules. Create, sort and query tables, create templates and work with multiple worksheets and workbooks. Increase your confidence and build problem-solving skills. Prerequisite: Basic Knowledge of Excel.

PowerPoint Level I GEN6ZPA*

$90 ($80 Senior)

Unlock your creativity with PowerPoint. Create professional-looking slide shows using welldesigned layouts. Modify these layouts to create custom slides to fit your specific needs

and enhance your information. Add illustrations, shapes, custom backgrounds, transitions and diagrams. Fun and simple to use! Prerequisite: Familiarity with Windows environment.

PowerPoint Level II GEN6ZPB*

$90 ($80 Senior)

Produce presentations enhanced with visual and audio elements that will be remembered by your target audience. PowerPoint 2007 gives you the flexibility to create, revise and reuse a presentation to fit your needs. Learn to make an animated self-running presentation. Prerequisite: Beginning knowledge of PowerPoint 2007, PowerPoint Level I or consent of instructor.

Word Level I $90 ($80 Senior)


Create professional-looking documents and revise them with ease. Explore ways to create fliers, letters, memos, resumes and more. Utilize Word editing tools to improve your work. Discover formatting techniques to visually enhance your documents by adding borders, pictures and images. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

ing statements and payroll checks. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of accounting principles, the personal computer and small business.

Basic Business Writing Technique GEN7GR

MS Office Business Simulation GEN7OS

$90 ($80 Senior)

Extend your basic skills and knowledge of Word and create more intricate and varied documents. Existing skills and knowledge are enhanced by covering more advanced aspects of key topics such as formatting, tables and lists. New features are introduced such as merging, envelopes, mailing labels, multiple columns, text boxes and WordArt. Produce professionallooking documents that reflect the quality of your work. Prerequisite: Word Level I or consent of instructor.

Word Level III $105 ($95 Senior)


Our advanced course teaches the most challenging features and functionality of Word including integrating Word with other programs, collaborating on documents, managing document versions, adding reference marks and notes and using XML in Word. This is an ideal course for experienced users who want to fully utilize Word. Prerequisite: Intermediate knowledge of Word.

QuickBooks GEN7DQ

$120 ($110 Senior)

This class teaches you to set up your company right the first time. Using QuickBooks, you can get rid of your stacks of paperwork, and manage your customers, vendors, products and financial data easily in orderly lists. You can extract the information from these lists to generate accurate and professional-looking invoices, bill-

* When registering choose section 30 for MS 2010 or section 31 for MS 2007.

$120 ($110 Senior)

Using your fundamental Microsoft Office Suite skills, produce practical and realistic business projects. Complete assignments that require the creation of documents, forms, presentations, worksheets and database tools for a business. Take this class to increase your workplace competency.

Word Level II GEN6ZWB*

$90 ($80 Senior)

Wouldn't you like to feel more confident about your writing skills? Those who write well get noticed and are valued in an organization. This class will teach you how to write with a purpose, avoid common errors, proofread and apply business editing techniques. Review your grammar skills and create and format business documents, letters, memos, email messages and short reports. Review grammar and punctuation for effective writing.

Photoshop Plus GEN7PH

$120 ($110 Senior)

Expand your knowledge of Photoshop with this self-guided intermediate course. Discover how to fix photographs by removing flaws, resizing, correcting exposure and utilizing the healing brush tool. Create multiple versions of images for use in various projects. Learn to transform your photographs today!

Medical Vocabulary MO16S

$110 ($100 Senior)

Knowing medical terminology is essential in any area of the medical field. We offer this noncredit, self-paced course that teaches the basic elements of medical words (prefixes, roots and suffixes). Medical abbreviations are studied so the student is able to analyze, define and build medical terms that are most commonly used within the clinic/hospital environment.

Community Skills Center Membership – Learn Computers & More! PC4CSC

$89 ($79 Senior)

Enjoy 10 weeks of unlimited access to more than 1,400 computer and business skills online training videos, hands-on practice files, MS Office and Adobe software, Wi-Fi, meeting spaces, library services, technical assistance and more.

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business & industry workforce training Offering personalized, innovative services to prepare your company to compete successfully in the global marketplace Business and Industry Workforce Training (BIWT) at Mt. Hood Community College is the employer's connection to customized, affordable training programs designed to strengthen a business workforce, enhance leadership skills, improve productivity and increase profitability. BIWT can provide customized training, including: • Computer software skills • Continuing education for professional licensing • Industry-specific training • Leadership and supervisory skills • Professional communication skills

CONSTRUCTION Building Analyst and Envelope Professional Training Prepare yourself for the fast growing energy efficiency industry. Earn two Building Performance Institute (BPI) certifications in eight weeks of weeknight and weekend classes without having to take time off from your day job. The training includes BPI national certification testing. Date: 7/10–8/14 Time: Wed., 5:30–8:30 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.–Noon Place: ECTC Fee: $2,995

Building Science Principles (BSP) This certification course is your first step into the world of energy efficient home performance. Understand the relationship between the building envelope, heating, air conditioning, insulation, mechanical ventilation, lighting, appliances and other systems of the home. Learn how all of these systems affect the comfort, health and safety of occupants and durability of the home. The training includes BPI certification testing fee. Date: 7/8–22 or 8/5–19 Time: Mon., 5:30–7:30 p.m. Place: ECTC Fee: $325


• Project management and continuous improvement • Specialized training such as Lean Manufacturing/ Lean Contracting • Training and credentials in workplace health and safety • Workplace language classes Employer clients working with MHCC include: • Boeing • City of Gresham • Danner-La Crosse Footwear • Horizon Air • Imperial Manufacturing

• Leatherman Tool Group • Microchip Technology Inc. • ON Semiconductor • TriMet

Contact us: 503-491-7235 •

Heating Professional Building Performance Institute (BPI) certification is the nationally approved training standard of the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program of the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. BPI Building Analyst or Performance Tested Comfort Systems certification (PTCS) is a required prerequisite. Date: 7/23–8/15 Time: Tue.–Thu., 5:30–8:30 p.m. Place: ECTC Fee: $1,495

PTCS Duct Sealing Technician Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) is a certification program for contractors installing, servicing or inspecting heat pumps and ductwork. Technicians who successfully complete the course will become PTCS certified and eligible to participate in various regional programs. Date: 6/25–27 or 8/20–22 Time: Tue.–Thu., 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Place: ECTC Fee: $600

Weatherization Tech This course is designed to train students how to properly weatherize existing buildings and homes. Students will receive field training where they will perform weatherization and repair activities. This Clean Energy Works Oregon qualified program includes a WHALC (Whole House Air Leakage Control) certification from Building Performance Institute (BPI).

Date: 9/9–20 Time: Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Place: ECTC Fee: $2,995

Introduction to AutoCAD 2013 This hands-on, three-day course introduces the user to AutoCAD. Designed for students who are not currently using AutoCAD or using version 2008 or older, this course will teach students to use AutoCAD to design and draft in 2D and create, layer, edit, modify, annotate, dimension and prepare sheets for plotting. This course also introduces the user to features, commands and techniques for becoming more productive when creating, annotating and printing drawings with AutoCAD. More advanced topics include advanced objects, advanced dimensioning, manipulating objects and data, dynamic blocks, plotting and more. Date: 7/15–17 Time: Mon.–Wed., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: PPI Fee: $995 Date: 8/13–15 Time: Tue.–Thu., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: PPI Fee: $995

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Intermediate AutoCAD 2013 This hands-on, three-day course introduces the user to more advanced features, commands and techniques for becoming more productive when creating, annotating and printing drawings with AutoCAD. Topics include advanced objects, advanced dimensioning, manipulating objects and data, dynamic blocks, plotting and more. Date: 6/25–27 Time: Tue.–Thur., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: PPI Fee: $995

AutoCAD Certification Exams The Autodesk Certification Exams are a reliable validation of skills and knowledge, and can lead to accelerated professional development, improved productivity and enhanced credibility. These exams can only be taken through an Autodesk Authorized Certification Center. Exams offered include AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D and Revit Architecture. Date: Time: Place: Fee:

6/21 or 7/26 or 8/23 Fri., 9 a.m.–Noon PPI $175

AutoCAD Civil 3D This hands-on three-day course introduces the user to AutoCAD Civil 3D, a powerful civil engineering tool that creates intelligent relationships between objects so design changes are dynamically updated. This course provides the student with a foundation for using the dynamic technology of Civil 3D. Everything from importing points and creating surfaces, to finished corridor/road design will be covered. Students will leave this class confident with Civil 3D. Date: 7/9–11 Time: Tue.–Thur., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: PPI Fee: $995 Date: 8/6–8 Time: Tue.–Thur., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: PPI Fee: $995

Introduction to Revit Architecture 2013 This hands-on, three-day course introduces the user to Revit Architecture while learning the fundamental concepts of building informa-

tion modeling. This course will guide students through this diverse software, enabling the student to create full 3D architectural project models and set them up in working drawings. Date: 6/25–27 Time: Tue.–Thur., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: PPI Fee: $995 Date: 7/29–31 Time: Mon.–Wed., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: PPI Fee: $995 Date: 8/27–29 Time: Tue.–Thur., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: PPI Fee: $995

healthcare Adult Care Home Basic Training This course is required in the state of Oregon for providers and resident managers of adult care homes, and is a basic introduction to the care requirements of residents. Date: 7/8–26 Place: Online Fee: $380 Date: 8/12–22 Place: Maywood Park Campus Fee: $380

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) The EMT program provides practical, handson training for individuals seeking employment as a fire officer, EMT or paramedic. Opportunities also exist with home health agencies, emergency rooms, urgent care clinics and hospital transportation services. Date: Begins Sept. 23 Time: Mon. & Wed., 5–8:30 p.m. Place: Bruning Center Fee: $1,595 Additional fees required

Nursing Assistant The training includes 51 hours of online theory, 24 hours of lab practice and 75 hours of clinical practicum at an assigned facility. After successful completion of this course, the

student is eligible for the Oregon State Certified Nursing Assistant 1 exam. Visit mhcc. edu/cna for details. Date: 7/19–8/29 Time: Online with Lab in AC 1756 Fee: $1,495 Additional fees required Date: 8/12–9/19 Time: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Place: Gresham Campus, AC 1756 Fee: $1,495 Additional fees required

Wilderness First Aid Students will be given a foundation of first aid principles and skills that will enable them to identify and respond to emergencies in wilderness and/or remote areas (including urban disasters, earthquakes and hurricanes) when EMS (Emergency Medical Services) are not available. Prerequisite: current CPR/ AED Certification. Date: Time: Place: Fee:

7/7–21 Sun., 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Gresham Campus $125 Required textbook not included

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY Global Harmonization System (GHS) The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is an international approach to hazard communication, providing criteria for classification of chemical hazards, and a standardized approach to label elements and safety data sheets. The GHS is based on major existing systems around the world. This training is required by OSHA for employers with hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Date: Time: Place: Fee:

8/23 Fri., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Bruning Campus $175/$165 government or non-profit

HAZWOPER (Refresher-8 hour) This course meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites. This course is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards. Date: 8/16 Time: Fri., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: Gresham Campus Fee: $125

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small business development center The Mt. Hood Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is part of the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network. We serve new and established businesses by providing: • Access to small business resources • Free confidential business counseling • Information and referral services • Practical, affordable training

TO REGISTER: Call 503-491-7658 or email us at Register for the class a minimum of 72 hours before the start date. TO CANCEL: Call 503-491-7658 or email us at Cancellations 72 hours or more prior to seminar will be given a 100 percent refund. No refunds for cancellations within 72 hours of seminar

The small business development center is now located at 501 N.E. Hood Ave., Suite 240, Gresham, OrE.

Seminars and Workshops To register call 503-491-7658 Participate in these workshops from your business, home or the SBDC classroom. Highspeed Internet connection required for all online live webinars.

STARTING A BUSINESS Going into Business: Start Smart! Learn the basics of opening a small business in the state of Oregon. How to register your business name, resources for small businesses, access to capital, open a business bank account and obtain a tax ID number for your business. Individual business advising at no charge available after completing this training. Open registration: 6/24–8/31 Available online at: Fee: No charge

Empezando Su Negocio (Spanish) Aprenda los pasos necesarios para iniciar un pequeño negocio en el estado de Oregon. Este taller por internet cubre los siguientes temas: Cómo Registrar su Negocio, Recursos para Pequeños Negocios, Acceso a Capital, Cómo Abrir una Cuenta de Cheques y Obtener su EIN (Número de Impuesto para Su Negocio). Asesoria individual en Español sin costo alguno al completar esta clase. Inscripciones abiertas: 6/24–8/31 Clase virtual: Costo: No hay cuota de inscripción

New Business Foundations Program This six-week online program is a must if you are opening a new business or have a business idea. Work with individual business counselors during the process of opening your business and get your questions answered. Topics to be covered: • Business plan outline • Forms of doing business • Products/services description • Promoting your business • Start-up expenses • Financial statements • Financing the business

Individual business counseling available free of charge to participants. Open registration: 6/24–8/31 Available online at: Fee: $95, Includes learning materials For more information call 503-491-7658

Fundamentos Para Nuevos Negocios (Spanish) Este programa de 6-semanas en-linea (curso virtual por internet) le ayudará con el proceso de iniciar y planear su nuevo negocio o evaluar la oportunidad de su idea de negocio. Trabaje con asesores profesionales durante este curso y reciba contestación a sus preguntas. Este programa incluye: • Guía de Plan de Negocio • Formas de Operar su Negocio • Creación de Productos y Servicios • Cómo Promover su Nuevo Negocio • Costos para Iniciar un Negocio • Proyecciones Financieras y Ventas • Financiamiento y Acceso a Capital

Inscripciones abiertas: 6/24–8/31 Clase virtual: Costo: $95, Incluye curso y materials Becas y opciones de pago disponibles, llame al 503-491-7658


Business Plan Bootcamp™ Session 1: Arrive with an idea, leave with an outline Session 2: Building the business plan Session 3: Adding the financial projections and marketing spreadsheet

Individual business counseling available free of charge to participants. Open registration: 6/24–8/31 Available online at: Fee: $55, Includes six months software access

Small Business Legal Basics Learn to protect your small business and deal with some of the legal issues involved when owning and running a business. You will discover how to avoid common mistakes while dealing with contracts, hiring employees and the structure of your business. In addition, this class covers different licensing requirements and regulations, as well as tax implications for you and your business. This seminar is offered in partnership with the law firm Young Twedt McRostie LLP. Date: 6/25 or 7/23 Time: Noon–1 p.m. Fee: No charge Location: Classroom or live webinar

Are You Bankable? How to Get a Business Loan In this seminar get the answers to these questions: • What is the current access to capital? • What are some sources of capital? • What banks are lending? • What are lenders really looking for? • What are the steps to getting a loan? • Am I bankable? What should I know?

Small Business Development Center

• What if I'm not bankable? How can I become bankable? • What if I get denied?

Business counseling available free of charge upon completion of the webinar. Open registration: 6/24–8/31 Available online at: Fee: No charge

GROWING YOUR BUSINESS Hiring New Employees Learn how to attract and hire quality employees and how to begin the employee/employer relationship on the right foot, including proper job postings, applications, job descriptions and hiring paperwork. Learn about the differences between an employee and independent contractor. Business counseling available free of charge upon completion of the webinar. Open registration: 6/24–8/31 Available online at: Fee: No charge

Contracting with the Government Small businesses face challenges when trying to win federal, state and local government contracts. The Small Business Development Center at MHCC helps small businesses work through these challenges. This class provides an indepth approach to discovering and seeking contract opportunities as well as the marketing tools that may assist in selling your product or service to the government. Business counseling available free of charge upon completion of the webinar. Open registration: 6/24–8/31 Available online at: Fee: No charge

BOOKKEEPING & QUICKBOOKS Bookkeeping for Small Business Learn basic accounting practices used by professional bookkeepers and accountants. Become familiar with the tools available to develop a bookkeeping system that works for your business including QuickBooks. Business counseling available free of charge upon completion of the webinar. Open registration: 6/24–8/31 Available online at: Fee: $35

QuickBooks Bootcamp™ 1: 
Company Setup and File Management Two days of hands-on training in QuickBooks consisting of two, three-hour sessions. After an introduction to basic accounting principles used by all editions of QuickBooks, you will use the software to create a company file, customize it, manage its movement between computers and generate reports essential to your business. Learning Outcomes: 1. Choose the right QuickBooks edition for your business 2. Plan, create and customize a QuickBooks company file tailored to your business needs 3. Correct QuickBooks posting errors with an understanding of basic accounting principles 4. Manage multiple copies of a QuickBooks company file between multiple computers 5. Generate and utilize valuable financial re ports essential to business Date: 7/9 and 7/11 Time: 9 a.m.–Noon Fee: $115 Class limited to 9, textbook not included

QuickBooks Bootcamp™ 2: 
 Managing Business Transactions Two days of hands-on training in QuickBooks consisting of two, three-hour sessions. Working with real-life customer, vendor and banking transactions, you will use the software to process money coming into and going out of a business as part of a 30-day bookkeeping cycle vital to your business. Learning Outcomes: 1. Set up and manage lists of customers, vendors and items 2. Post to the software and manage: a. Customer invoices b. Sales receipts c. Customer payments d. Deposits e. Vendor bills f. Bill payments g. Checks h. Credit card transactions

3. Manage the movement of money between bank accounts 4. A well-planned 30-day bookkeeping cycle: a. Reconcile bank statements b. Manage paper flow c. Generate and file essential financial reports

Date: 7/16 and 7/18 Time: 9 a.m.–Noon Fee: $115 Class limited to 9, textbook not included

Weekend QuickBooks Bootcamp™ Bootcamp 1: Company setup and file management (one six-hour class) Bootcamp 2: Managing business transactions (one six-hour class) Date: Bootcamp 1: 8/3 Date: Bootcamp 2: 8/10 Time: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. One-hour lunch break Fee: $115 per Bootcamp Class limited to 9, textbook not included

MARKETING Business Website Essentials Learn easy step-by-step essentials to building your own small business website. Designed for any skill-set, the instructor will walk through the budget-conscious options and tools to build a successful business website from scratch. Date: 7/12 or 8/9 Time: 9:30–11:30 a.m. Fee: No charge Location: Live webinar

WebMentor Through six classes and individual mentor sessions, WebMentor will guide you through the process of creating an effective professional business website and social media tools. Individual business counseling available free of charge to participants in this training. Session 1: How to plan for your website Session 2: Competitive analysis Session 3: 10 essential pages Session 4: Keywords and copywriting Session 5: Marketing with social media Session 6: Analyzing your traffic

Open registration: 6/24–8/31 Available online at: Fee: $195, Includes learning materials Scholarships and payment options available; for more information call 503-491-7658

Online Marketing and Social Media Learn how to use social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and YouTube to promote your business and attract new customers. The instructor will discuss the key elements of successful social media marketing. Date: 7/25 or 8/22 Time: 9–10:30 a.m. Fee: $35 Location: Live webinar

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non-credit online classes MHCC, in partnership with Education2Go, an industry leader in online learning for adults, offers online training programs for many in-demand workforce skills and occupations. Professionals from each respective field provide effective, up-to-date Web-based instruction. With MHCC’s online classes, students can work and study on their own time and keep their full-time jobs. • Choose from classes that are instructor-facilitated or self-paced. • Many classes cost $95 and start throughout the term. • Hundreds of online classes available, covering a wide variety of subjects and interests. • Read your lesson and ask questions of your instructor at a time convenient to you.

TO REGISTER: For more classes or to register go to COURSE SECTIONS: A new section of each online class will begin July 17, Aug. 21 and Sept. 18. Each course consists of 12 two-hour sessions, provided twice weekly, over a six-week period. The lessons are supplemented by interactive quizzes, tutorials and online discussions.

This is only a partial list of our many class offerings. For a complete directory, please visit

CAREER & PROFESSIONAL Accounting Fundamentals Creating a Successful Business Plan Explore a Career as a Paralegal Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician Explore a Career in a Dental Office Fundamentals of Supervision & Management Learn to Buy and Sell on eBay Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search Wow, What a Great Event!

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Assisting Aging Parents Certificate in End of Life Care Certificate in Gerontology Creating K-12 Learning Materials Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom Discover Digital Photography GED Preparation Get Assertive! GMAT Preparation GRE Preparation Introduction to Natural Health and Healing Introduction to Stock Options Keys to Effective Communication Keys to Successful Money Management LSAT Preparation Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals Personal Finance


Photoshop Elements 11 for the Digital Photographer Photoshop CS6 for the Digital Photographer Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies that Work SAT/ACT Preparation Secrets of Better Photography Solving Classroom Discipline Problems Spanish for Law Enforcement Professionals Spanish for Medical Professionals Spanish for the Classroom Speed Spanish I and II Teaching Adult Learners Teaching Smarter with SMART Boards Understanding Adolescents Where Does All My Money Go?

WRITING & PUBLISHING A to Z Grant Writing Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published Beginning Writer’s Workshop Effective Business Writing Get Grants! Grammar Refresher Introduction to Screenwriting The Keys to Effective Editing Publish and Sell Your E-Books Travel Writing Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers Writing Effective Grant Proposals Writing Essentials Writing for Children

COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY Achieving Top Search Engine Positions Adobe Flash CS5 Basic CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep CompTIA® Network+ Certification Prep CompTIA® Security+ Certification Prep Computer Skills for the Workplace Creating a Classroom Website Creating jQuery Mobile Websites with Dreamweaver Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5 Creating Web Pages I & II Designing Effective Websites Intermediate Networking Intermediate SQL Introduction to Adobe InDesign CS4 and CS5 Introduction to C++ Programming Introduction to CSS and XHTML Introduction to Dreamweaver CS6 Introduction to Illustrator CS3 Introduction to Java Programming Introduction to Microsoft Access 2010 Introduction to Microsoft Excel Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction to Microsoft Project 2010 Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Introduction to Networking Introduction to PC Security Introduction to PHP and MySQL Introduction to QuickBooks 2012 Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2012 Introduction to Visual Basic PMP Certification Prep 1 Wireless Networking

be a mythbuster Busting Myths, Making Memories Every Saturday, science gets real— and really fun—for a group of youngsters at MHCC. The energy builds quickly in an MHCC science lab on this Saturday afternoon. At first, it’s just Joyce Sherpa, a chemistry instructor at MHCC for the past 18 years, and a few of her current and former students, who volunteer to assist her. This week’s guest, MHCC botany instructor Bill Becker, arrives to lead a nature walk around campus. The chit-chat turns rapidly to why lichens don’t grow on cedar trees (cedar oils are a natural anti-fungal, fyi). Then, by twos and threes, the kids begin to arrive. Before long, the lab is electric with the kidenergy wattage of nearly 40 homeschooled students. This is the Mythbusters class, an allvolunteer effort hosted by MHCC that brings applied, fun-filled science education to home-schooled kids between the ages of 10 and 15. Sherpa started the program in 2009, and a few of the first group of kids have been there for nearly all of the 63 class sessions, which have spanned a delightful range from electricity (making batteries from potatoes), gravity and mass (dropping packaged raw eggs from MHCC’s roof, most of which survived uncracked), actions and opposite reactions

fun SATURDAY science MHCC’s Bill Becker leads kids on a forest exploration

(bottle rockets), inertia (a magician’s table clock trick is involved) and chemistry (making ice cream using liquid nitrogen). It’s a great example of learning disguised as play to engage more kids in science and math. “This is a great way to give kids a new way to see the world and appreciate and understand science,” Sherpa says. “These home-schooled kids don’t get much lab time, which we can provide, and it’s great fun to watch the older kids get involved in helping the younger ones. Over the years we’ve seen the class become more evenly split between boys and girls, which is also very good news for our future. I couldn’t do any of this, though, without my amazing helpers.”

“I really like giving kids a new way to see the world, and maybe that will translate to a serious interest in science.”

Loyal helper Chris Johnsen, one of Sherpa’s former students and a longtime MHCC Mythbusters volunteer,

stands out in his tie-dyed lab coat. “I really like giving kids a new way to see the world,” he says, “and maybe that will translate to a serious interest in science.” Serious isn’t so much the draw for Kyle Brady, one of the Mythbusters kids. It’s more about shooting marshmallows across the room or playing catch with a football that has an egg inside or using seltzer to make rockets. “This is a real fun class,” he says, eager to get started. “I don’t get to do this stuff at home.”

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NEVER-A-DULL-MOMENT Rebecca Halley uses her MHCC education at WaferTech

Keeping People and Planet Safe MHCC’s unique Sustainability, Health and Safety program puts graduates on the front lines of environmental responsibility and safety. There are two kinds of positive environmental protection: big picture, wherein the world is altered in grand, global strokes; and day-by-day, wherein committed people and businesses do the best they can in realworld situations. The first is often more glamorous, but the second is where the recycled rubber meets the sustainably paved road. Take, for example, WaferTech, located in Camas, Wash., the largest integrated circuit semiconductor foundry in the U.S. From keeping their workers safe on the job to reducing chemical usage and increasing energy efficiency, WaferTech employs a team of professionals guided by the company’s environment, health and safety policies. Dealing with realworld complexity, regulations and goals, and real-world profit-and-loss, 24

how are they doing? WaferTech has reduced the hazardous waste they produce by half a million pounds per year, recycled some 175 tons of material each year, eliminated hazardous substances from their products, recorded millions of man-hours without a lost-time injury and maintained the wetlands that surround their campus. Rebecca Halley is a safety engineer at WaferTech, and a graduate of the Sustainability, Health and Safety (SHS) program at Mt. Hood Community College. “The SHS program at MHCC ties directly into our core values at WaferTech,” Halley says, “which include providing a safe workplace, minimizing environmental impacts and pollution, and assuring compliance with applicable regulations. The training I received at MHCC gave me a valuable base, plus an understanding of the field and the regulations that enabled me to move on and grow into this varied, never-a-dullmoment profession.”

Javid Mohtasham, Ph.D., directs the Sustainability, Health and Safety program at MHCC, which is one of only two colleges in the Northwest to bring all these elements together in one academic degree. SHS involves three disciplines which often overlap: The environmental technician or manager works with compliance issues and the control of pollution that can create an adverse impact on waterways, air and groundwater. The plant safety officer deals with employee safety and provides a healthy work environment. The hazardous materials manager provides insight on proper handling and transport of materials that are considered toxic or dangerous. “Nearly every company, large and small, needs a professional to ensure environmental, health and safety compliance,” Mohtasham points out, “and to build the programs that make real progress in sustainability for the future.” He adds that job opportunities cover a huge range—a wide variety of employers hire environmental science and safety technicians and managers, including environmental engineering firms, industry, waste disposal or management companies, governmental agencies, analytical laboratories and private trainers or service providers. “Our graduates serve both the community and the environment, with typical starting salaries around $45,000,” notes Mohtasham. MHCC graduate Brian Allen took his SHS training to the environmental compliance and inspection side of the field, and now works for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality in Bend. Under the auspices of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s

“The training I received at MHCC gave me a valuable base, plus an understanding of the field and the regulations that enabled me to move on and grow into this varied, never-a-dullmoment profession.” Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Allen inspects facilities for compliance with regulations governing the management of hazardous waste. For a few businesses, the 20-year Navy veteran is the last person they want to see coming. “I was a Navy Chief,” Allen says, “so I can handle inspections. And once a business realizes that I have experience on their side of the fence within industry, the lines of communication open up pretty well. They understand that I’m not only here for an inspection, but to offer technical advice as well. Usually the only regulated businesses that have issues are the few that do not have a trained compliance person on staff.

“This field is as much about communication and problem-solving as it is about the technical side,” says WaferTech’s Halley. “MHCC makes real-world internships available to students in the program—WaferTech provides opportunities for some of those internships—which is so important to the degree.” Other companies, such as Charter Mechanical Contractors, also offer internships. After completing an internship with the company, Natalie Gabrielson, a 2010 graduate of Gresham High School, found herself in the enviable position of having a job offer with a great salary and benefits. And she hasn’t even graduated from MHCC yet! “The decision to enroll in MHCC and the SHS program has been the best decision of my life,” Gabrielson says. “I recommend this program to anyone who wants to keep people safe, the environment clean and practice sustainability.”

“The SHS program at MHCC offers a lot of opportunity and a lot of directions in which to take your career,” Allen says. “The program trains people for roles that are valuable to businesses and the public.” A big part of the SHS training is the exposure students get to industry professionals and work environments.

NATALIE GABRIELSON Students such as Natalie (left) often land good jobs before graduation.

MHCC’s Mohtasham emphasizes, “We bring in several of the field’s top people to speak to our students and serve on our advisory board. Combine that with the transferability of our courses (science, math, general education and more) —and the internship experiences— and you have a valuable, careerready education.” He adds, “There’s a huge future in this field. No matter what happens politically or even economically, sustainability and worker safety issues aren’t going away. It is an ideal career choice for recent high school graduates as well as anyone looking to acquire training for a new profession.” To learn more about MHCC’s SHS program, please visit



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Saturday, June 22 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Strawberry Short Course Festival at Mt. Hood Community College returns! This great community event welcomes kids, adults and families to celebrate the strawberry season by sampling short courses on fun and interesting topics. Enjoy a variety of vendors and booths from local organizations and FREE strawberry shortcake. Sign up online to volunteer, teach a class, be a vendor, share a memory

or tell us you are coming! (RSVPs are not required, but will help us plan.) This schedule is published to provide information to the general public. Every effort is made to ensure accuracy at the time of printing. However, the statements contained here are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between a student and the college. MHCC reserves the right to change or cancel a class at any time and to alter stated policy by action of the MHCC District Board of Education. Course offerings may be adjusted for economic reasons and students are urged to register early.