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TABLE OF CONTENTS THE RTC EXPERIENCE

International Students 35

Our History 8

Career Services 35

Renton Technical College Learning Outcomes

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Hearing Impaired Services

Enrollment & Student Composition

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Library Resource Center 36

Non-Discrimination Statement 12

Parking Rules & Permits

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Diversity Statement 12

Parking Rules & Permits (continued)

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Accreditation 12-14

Student Housing & Transportation

37

Transfer Opportunities 14

Student Insurance 37

INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS

COMPASS Placement Testing

38

Other Tests Administered in the Testing Center

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How to apply for Financial Aid

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Career Training Programs

Testing Services 38 17-18

Apprenticeship Programs 18 General Education 19 Continuing Education, Retraining, and Upgrading Programs

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Certificate of Completion

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Certificate of Award 22 Direct Transfer Degree 22 General Educational Development (GED)

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Getting Started at RTC

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Admission/Registration Office 24 Counseling and Advising 24 Entrance Requirements 25 Pre-Registration List 25 Withdrawal 25 Tuition Payment (career training programs)

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2013-2014 Tuition & Fees

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Student Tuition Easy Payment Plan (STEPP)

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Tuition & fees per credit

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Refund Policy 29 Cost of Training 29 Running Start 29 Tech Prep 30

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Bookstore 32 Cash Machine 32 Bus Routes 32 Campus Security 33 Cooperative Education 33 Counseling and Advising 33 Food Services 34 Culinaire Room 34 C.A.F.E. 34 Fast Food 34 Bakery 34 Catering 35

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Satisfactory Progress 40 Warning 40 Suspension 40 Reinstatement after Suspension

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Maximum Time Frame of Funding

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Appeals 41 Types of Aid 41 Grants 41 Work Study Programs

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Scholarships 42 Veterans Programs 43 Agency Funded Students

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Worker Retraining 43 WorkFirst 44 Financial Aid Refund and Repayment Policy

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ACADEMIC REGULATIONS Student Handbook 46 Attendance 46 Attendance Awards 46 Leave of Absence 47 Grading Policy 47 Grades 47 S/U-Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory

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Y-In Progress 48 I-InComplete 48

STUDENT SERVICES & FINANCIAL AID ADA and Amendments Accommodations

Eligibility Requirements 40

Loans 42

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N-Audit 48 R-Repeating a Course 48 V-Unofficial Withdrawal 49 W-Withdrawals 49 HW-Hardship Withdrawals 49 Grade Grievances 49 Academic Standards of Progress

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Progressive Intervention 50-51 Appeal 51 Lifting Progressive Intervention

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Credits 51 Transfer of Credits 52 Credit Assessment 52-53

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Program Completion Standards

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Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant

166

Academic Achievement 53-54

Massage Therapy Practitioner

168

Commencement 54-55

Medical Assistant 170

CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS 59 Accounting Clerk 60 Accounting Paraprofessional 62 Accounting Specialist 65 Admin Office Mgmt/Entrepreneurship and Small-Business Management

68

Administrative Office Management/ Office Management 70 Anesthesia Technician 74 Applications Developer 77 Autobody Repair & Refinishing

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Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

80

Automotive Technology 83 Automotive Technology/ITEC 84 86

Band Instrument Repair Technology

88

Band Instrument Repair wITH/Guitar Technology 90 Basic Computer Application

93

Basic Machining 94

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Medical Reimbursement Specialist

176

Nursing Assistant 178 Office Assistant/Receptionist 180 Ophthalmic Assistant 182 Pharmacy Technician 184 Phlebotomy Technician 186 Precision Machining Technologies

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Professional Baking 190 Property Maintenance 192 Property Maintenance for Multi-Family Residence194 Refrigeration Technology

195

Registered Nurse-Associate Degree

198

Surgical Technologist 202 Robotics/Mechatronics “Certificate”

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Software Development Certificate

207

Veterinary Assistant 208 Web Development Certificate

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Welding 211

Computer-Aided Drafting 96

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

Central Service Technician

99

Apprenticeship Programs 217

Certified Medical Laboratory Technician

100

Advisory Council 218

Certified Office Professional–Executive Assistant 102 Certified Office Professional–Office Civil CADD 106 Commercial Building Engineer

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Computer Applications 110 Computer Applications - Accelerated

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Computer Applications-Advanced

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Computer Network Technology

118

Computer Numerical Control

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Computer Programming 121 Computer Science 122 Construction Management 124 Culinary Arts 128 Database/Business Intelligence Certificate

Multi-Occupational Trades Degree

222

BASIC STUDIES / GENERAL EDUCATION Basic Studies 225 Adult Basic Education 225 English as a Second language (ESL)

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General Education 228 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS General Education - Course descriptions

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Course Descriptions

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES Board of Trustees 387

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Dental Assistant 132

ADVISORY COUNCIL AND FOUNDATION

Early Childhood Education - Initial Certificate

The Renton Technical College Advisory Council 389

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Early Childhood Careers - Short Term Certificate 140

The Renton Technical College Foundation

Early Childhood Careers - State Certificate

141

Foundation Board of Directors

Early Childhood Careers - RTC Certificate

142

Appendix

Early Childhood Careers - AAS

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Early Childhood Careers - AAST

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Engineering Design Technology

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Field Survey Technician 150 Guitar Repair Technology

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Industrial Engineering 154 Kitchen Major Technology

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Land Survey Technician 159 Laundry Major Appliance Technology

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Major Appliance & Refrigeration Technology

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Automotive, Ford ASSET

Medical Coding Specialist(Physician Based)

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This catalog is published for information purposes only. Although every effort is made to insure accuracy at the time of publication, this catalog shall not be construed to be an irrevocable contract between the student and the College. Renton Technical College reserves the right to make any changes in the content and provisions of the catalog without notice. In addition, the College reserves the right to cancel, change class fees or meeting dates/ times at any time without notice. New programs proposed are subject to final approval by appropriate agencies. The Registration Office or the Financial Aid Office can provide estimates on the cost of textbooks and personal supplies, materials, and tools.

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On behalf of the faculty, staff and Board of Trustees, I extend a warm welcome to Renton Technical College. For 70 years, our college has provided quality education in a tremendous variety of occupations. Our professional technical programs offer entry level opportunities in areas such as automotive repair, computer networking, culinary arts, welding, machining, nursing, massage therapy, apprenticeship training, and anesthesia technician program. Our outstanding Basic Studies program, with classes in adult basic education, English as a second language, and GED preparation, is available to those who need additional preparation prior to entering a training program or for ABOUT RTC | COURSE CATALOG 2013 - 2014

those who simply wish to improve their math and

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English skills. As an Achieving the Dream school, Renton Technical College is one of only six colleges in Washington State selected to participate in a nation-wide initiative focused on providing the support to help all students achieve their educational goals. Our nationally recognized expertise in Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (IBEST) are two examples of the innovative instructional strategies used by our

A letter from the President

exceptional faculty to meet the individual learning styles of each and every student. Our professional counseling staff is ready to assist you in choosing the program that’s right for you. Regardless of the program you select, our goal is to provide you with the skills you need to be successful in the workplace. With one of the highest placement rates in Washington State, Renton Technical College offers the programs and the support that you need to succeed in today’s competitive workforce. Steve Hanson President, Renton Technical College

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THE COLLEGE CULTURE OUR MISSION Renton Technical College prepares a diverse student population for work, fulfilling the employment needs of individuals, business and industry.

OUR VISION Renton Technical College will be the premiere technical college in Washington State preparing students for certificates and associate and baccalaureate technical degrees.

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Renton Technical College is committed to the following values as we fulfill our mission and move towards our vision: Student-focused their success is our success Quality-without compromise Integrity-to say and do what is right Respect-for people and feelings, ideas and resources Teamwork-together, we all accomplish more service to our customers and our community

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THE RTC EXPERIENCE At

Renton

Technical

College,

your

classroom

looks just like the workplace. Your teachers are professionals in the field who stay on the cutting edge. You aren’t just learning, you’re learning by doing—and employers know that makes a difference. We are one of the top 120 community colleges in the United States because of our commitment to your success. Our classes are small enough that you’ll never be a number. Our teachers give you 110% all day, every day to make sure you’re ready to work. So whether you want to build airplanes or fix cars, heal people or write computer code, get a head start on the credits you’ll need for university or learn a new language, Renton Technical College is the right choice.

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OUR HISTORY The early years 1941 to 1971, war production school to vocational-technical institute. The later years 1971 to 2001, vocational-technical institute to renton technical college.

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HISTORY Renton Technical College was founded in December 1941 as a war production school, providing customized pre-employment training for the aerospace industry in the South Puget Sound. After the war, the College became a state-funded professional technical school, charged with assisting industry in converting to a peace-time economy. For the next two decades, the College focused on retraining classes and a small number of high quality industry training programs. In 1965, the College, at that time known as the Renton Vocational Technical Institute (RVTI), moved to our current location. The initial campus was just three buildings located on NE 4th St. n the Renton Highlands neighborhood. Until 1970, the College emphasized open-entry, openexit, and continuous competency based instruction. ABOUT RTC | COURSE CATALOG 2013 - 2014

Since 1971, the College has expanded to over nine acres of workforce training facilities. The original three buildings have been remodeled and expanded. Our newest building, the N Security was completed in 2012. In 1991, the Renton Vocational Technical Institute joined the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges and was renamed “Renton Technical College”. The College was granted the authority to award two-year degrees and certificates of completion. The growth of the campus has allowed the College to expand training in the fastest growing fields in our region—healthcare, information technology, and manufacturing. The College also provides customized training and services to Puget Sound area businesses both on our campus and at business locations. Renton Technical College is proud to be one of the top 120 community colleges in the United States. It is an honor to serve the citizens of our community.

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RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE LEARNING OUTCOMES Renton Technical College faculty, staff and administration are committed to the employability of our certificate and degree graduates. We promote the knowledge, habits and skills leading to success in a diverse, technological, information driven society.

Reason

By interpreting and applying mathematical operations

Use logic and appropriate methodology to draw conclusions from available info

Use technology as a tool to obtain and organize information

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Interact

Ethically in diverse and complex situations

Communicate successfully across cultures

Value own and others’ individuality

Use honest and ethical behavior in all actions

Perform Job-specific technical skills

Demonstrate skills for entry level employment

Meet industry-specific or certification standards

Assume responsibility for assigned tasks

Think

Creatively, critically and reflectively

Apply decision making strategies

Take responsibility for own learning

Use multiple resources to gather information to solve problems

Communicate

With clarity and originality

Demonstrate speaking, listening and writing skills effectively

Analyze and respond to customer needs with sensitivity

Utilize lines of communication to convey information effectively

Notice: The statements contained in this catalog are for information purposes only and are not to be construed as replacing established college policies and procedures.

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ENROLLMENT & STUDENT COMPOSITION Renton Technical College serves students from nearly every Washington County and 43 states. The majority of our students come from the South Puget Sound region, but we have a highly diverse population with ideas and experiences from around the world. 2011 – 2012 Student Body PURPOSE OF ATTENDING 74.3% Workforce Training 17.8% Basic Skills 5.4% Transfer 2.5% Other ABOUT RTC | COURSE CATALOG 2013 - 2014

GRADUATES 1,409 Certificates and Degrees 256 (2010-2011) Apprenticeships

74.3%

PURPOSE OF ATTENDING

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74.3%

Apprenticeships

74.3%

Certificates & Degrees

74.3%

Basic Skills

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NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT Renton Technical College is committed to non-discrimination in all of its educational and employment activities, and to provide equal access to each of its educational programs and activities, and employment opportunities. This policy shall apply to all students and applicants for admission, as well as all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; sex; sexual orientation; marital status; age; the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability; genetic information or whether a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran. Questions regarding the College affirmative action policies, harassment or discrimination should be directed to the Director of Human Resources at 425.235.7873. Accommodations for both physical and mental disabilities should be directed to Access Services at (425) 235-5840.

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DIVERSITY STATEMENT Renton Technical College seeks to create a healthy, positive, respectful environment where the many voices of our students, faculty, and staff are heard and valued. The RTC community will accomplish this through awareness and the ongoing development of the knowledge and skills necessary to learn, work, and thrive in a diverse community.

ACCREDITATION Renton Technical College is governed by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. Renton Technical College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and is listed in the current issue of Accredited Institutions of Higher Education. Applicable professional-technical courses offered by Renton Technical College are fully approved for benefits under the following Veterans Administration regulations: Chapter 30 (Vocational Rehabilitation), Chapter 32 (Veterans Educational Assistance Program), Chapter 35 (Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program) of Title 38, and Chapter 106 of Title 10 (Montgomery G. I. Bill), U.S. Code. The Autobody Repair & Refinishing program is certified by the Inter-Industry Conference on Automotive Repair (I-CAR). Anesthesia Technician program is accredited by The American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians The Automotive, Ford ASSET program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc. (NATEF).

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ACCREDITATION (continued) The Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), The ITEC Automotive Service Technician program is approved by the Independent Technician Education Coalition and certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc. (NATEF). Boiler Operator Licensing 3rd and 4th is the first step in preparing individuals for a third or fourth grade license examination with the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam Advisory Certification Board. To qualify for license examination, eighty hours of observation time is also required. The eighty hours can be either observation on a job site or completion of Boiler Operator Lab. For up-to-minute license exam information and changes, contact the City of Seattle or the City of Tacoma.

Drafting Association). The Commercial Building and Industrial Engineering program is certified as a School of Technology by the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam Advisory Certification Board. The Culinary Arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF). The Dental Assistant program is approved for accreditation by the American Dental Association. The

Flagger

Training

course

is

approved

by

the

State

of

Washington

Department

of Transportation. The First Aid/CPR course is approved by the American Heart Association.

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The Engineering Design Technology curriculum is certified by the ADDA (American Design

The Legal Secretary / Legal Assistantprogram is approved by NALS....., a National Association for Legal Professionals. The Registered Nurse and Nursing Assistant programs are approved by the Washington State Nursing Commission. The Massage Therapy Practitioner program is approved by the Washington State Board of Massage. The Medical Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP). The Motor Vehicle Emission Initial Certification and Re-Certification courses are approved by the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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ACCREDITATION (continued) Ophthalmic Assistant is accredited by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). The Pharmacy Technician Program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The Surgical Technologist Program is accredited by the Committee for Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The Welding Program is approved by the Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) as a testing center. The Commercial Building and Industrial Engineering and the Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technology Programs are approved by the Department of Labor and Industries Electrical Section for ABOUT RTC | COURSE CATALOG 2013 - 2014

hours towards an electrical license. Several classes in our Continuing Education section are approved for electrical continuing education units, provided the appropriate training card is obtained.

Transfer Opportunities Renton Technical College has agreements with the following institutions to accept certain credits earned at RTC: Bastyr University

Oregon Institute of Technology

Capella University

Seattle University

Central Washington University

University of Phoenix

City University

University of Washington

DeVry University

Washington State University

Eastern Washington University

Whitman College

Gonzaga University

Western Governor’s University

The Evergreen State College

Idaho State University

Notice: Accepting credits, however, is at the discretion of the receiving institution. Effective academic planning for those who think they may want to transfer includes a complete understanding of how the receiving institution will evaluate courses taken from RTC. We recommend you discuss your proposed educational plan with the receiving institutions and ask for an evaluation of credits. Not all courses you take will be directly transferable; check with the receiving institution about what options may be available to you to receive credit for non-transferring courses. If you intend to transfer following completion of RTC’s courses or programs, alert your Admissions Advisor so you can receive additional help during your program planning process.

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INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS

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CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS Renton Technical College offers specialized professional and technical training programs to people 18 years of age and older. Our primary mission is to provide training, retraining and skills upgrading for employment in occupations that do not require a baccalaureate (or higher) degree. In most cases, RTC programs accept students with or without a high school diploma, and allow as many entry points as possible during the school year. Training at RTC typically means six hours a day of instruction. RTC programs encourage students to master job skills and concepts in order to progress and complete their studies to maximize job entry and retention opportunities. Advisory committees, composed equally of management and labor, help direct program emphasis to meet industry needs. These committees recommend instructors, assess supplies, materials and equipment, assist in job placement, evaluate courses, and specify training responsive to industry needs. RTC strives to ensure that its programs are relevant and include skills required for success in employment. All instructors are experienced in the fields they teach. Programs emphasize the communicative, numerical, scientific and human relations skills necessary to be a good employee, as well as the technical skills that employers certify to be appropriate for the occupation. Through the Cooperative Work Experience option available in many job training programs, the College blends realistic training settings with job placement and workplace success. In these programs, students (with instructor approval) receive credit for employment or internships appropriate to their training. Some employers pay a wage. Students must remain with the training program to complete course competencies. This partnership benefits students, the College and local employers.

Accounting Clerk

Automotive Technology/ITEC

Accounting Paraprofessional

Automotive Technology

Accounting Specialist

Professional Baking

Administrative Office Management/

Band Instrument Repair Technology

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Central Service Technician

Management

Certified Office Professional/Executive

Administrative Office Management/Office

Assistant

Management

Certified Office Professional/Office Support

Anesthesia Technician

Specialist

Applications Developer

Child Development Associate

Apprenticeship Programs

Civil CADD

Autobody Repair and Refinishing

Commercial Building Engineering

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CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS (continued) Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

Major Appliance and Refrigeration

Computer-Aided Drafting

Technology

Computer Applications

Massage Therapy Practitioner

Computer Applications, Accelerated

Medical Assistant

Computer Applications, Advanced

Medical Coding Specialist – Physician Based

Computer Science

Medical Receptionist

Construction Management

Medical Reimbursement Specialist

Culinary Arts

Nursing Assistant

Dental Assistant

Office Assistant/Receptionist

Early Childhood Careers

Ophthalmic Assistant

Engineering Design Technology

Pharmacy Technician

Industrial Engineering

Phlebotomy Technician

Kitchen Major Appliance Technology

Precision Machining Technologies

Land Surveying/Field Survey Technician

Property Maintenance

Land Surveying/Land Survey Technician

Refrigeration Technology

Laundry Major Appliance Technology

Registered Nurse, Associate Degree

Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant

Surgical Technologist

Light Repair

Veterinary Assistant

Machining, Basic

Welding

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS Renton Technical College cooperates with 12 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committees (JATC) in making classes available for apprentices in a wide variety of job titles. Admission information is available from the Department of Labor and Industries’ website- www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/filespubsappcat.pdf or from the specific JATC.

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GENERAL EDUCATION The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program is designed to lead the individual directly to employment in a specific career. General Education courses are an essential part of those degrees, enabling the student to attain necessary competencies in analysis, communication, qualitative and quantitative methods, synthesis, and teamwork for further growth as a productive member of society and providing a foundation for lifelong learning. General Education requirements vary for each program. Entry into General Education courses in writing and math requires acceptable scores on the COMPASS test. Students may schedule the COMPASS test by calling the Enrollment Services Office at (425) 235-2352. The testing calendar is available in Enrollment Services or on the website.

CONTINUING EDUCATION, RETRAINING, AND UPGRADING PROGRAMS Renton Technical College offers many day and evening classes for credit to those who wish to upgrade their skills for job advancement or those who wish to develop new skills, perhaps in a different career. Here is a sampling of the many types of classes offered throughout the year. For a listing of current classes being offered each quarter, see the quarterly Class Schedule or call the Enrollment Services Office at (425) 235-2352. Allied Health

Electronic

Arts and Humanities

First Aid

AutoCad

Flagger Training

Automotive

Forklift Training

Boiler Operator

Land Surveying

Business Technology Classes

Machine Technology

CATIA

Microsoft Academy

Computer-Aided Drafting

Personal Development

Computer Science

Refrigeration/HVAC

Culinary Arts

Welding

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BASIC STUDIES Basic Studies programs are offered to students who need and want the background skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college programs and the workplace. Classes are scheduled at convenient times—morning, afternoon, and evening—to meet student needs. Students can improve their basic skills to be successful in technical programs, obtain employment, qualify for job promotions, and improve the quality of their personal lives. Programs include: Adult Basic Education Brush Up

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English As A Second Language (ESL)

High School Completion

ONLINE Students enrolling in Online and/or Hybrid courses will need the following: Operating system - Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 Pentium Processor, 500 MB RAM, 800x600 resolution 210 Kbps connection or higher For Macintosh computers, OS 9.1, 9.2 or higher Internet access through an ISP (Internet Service Provider) including e-mail and World Wide Web. Minimum browser requirements: Internet Explorer 7 Service Pack 2 or FireFox 3.6 or higher. Want to know if online is right for you? Visit www.waol.org/prospective_students/isonline4me_n.asp For a list of our online courses go to www.RTC.edu/Programs/OnlineCourses/

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ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE All students enrolled in an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program must complete core course requirements for the Certificate of Completion and a minimum of 20 credits of prescribed General Education classes (see page 10). Students must take the COMPASS test prior to enrolling in some General Education courses. All AAS degree programs are approved by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. Dental Assistant

Administrative Office Management/Office

Early Childhood Careers

Management

Engineering Design Technology

Administrative Office Management/

Industrial Engineering

Entrepreneurship and Small-Business

Kitchen Major Appliance Technology

Management

Land Surveying/Land Survey Technician

Anesthesia Technician

Laundry Major Appliance Technology

Autobody Repair & Refinishing

Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant

Automotive, Ford ASSET

Major Appliance & Refrigeration Technology

Automotive Technology/ITEC

Massage Therapy Practitioner

Band Instrument Repair Technology

Medical Assistant

Certified Office Professional/Executive

Medical Coding Specialist—Physician Based

Assistant

Multi-Occupational Trades (Apprenticeship)

Civil CADD

Ophthalmic Assistant

Commercial Building Engineering

Pharmacy Technician

Computer Applications

Precision Machining Technologies

Computer Network Technology

Refrigeration Technology

Computer Science

Surgical Technologist

Construction Management

Welding

Culinary Arts

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Accounting Paraprofessional

An Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree facilitates transfer to some institutions. This degree option is currently offered in these programs: Accounting Specialist Anesthesia Technician Culinary Arts Dental Assistant Early Childhood Careers Massage Therapy Practitioner

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CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION A Certificate of Completion is issued to a student enrolled in a certificate or degree program when the student successfully completes the course competencies.

CERTIFICATE OF AWARD A Certificate of Award is issued to a student upon request when the student has successfully completed a unit of study in apprenticeship, basic studies or community education classes.

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Renton Technical College now offers transfer degree options! Start here in business, computer technology, or nursing, and in just six quarters you can transfer to finish your four year degree. Our small classes give you hands on experience you won’t get anywhere else.

GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) A General Educational Development certificate is issued to an individual who successfully completes the General Education Development Test. The GED is generally accepted in lieu of a high school diploma.

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GETTING STARTED AT RTC 1.Apply - For Admission & Financial Aid:

Apply for admission ($30 non-refundable fee) in person, by mail or on-line.

Complete your FAFSA on-line at www.fafsa.gov

Check your new student email at www.RTC.edu/email

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2. Assess - Your Skills:

Pay for the COMPASS assessment ($25 non-refundable fee). at the Cashier’s Office

(Building j – 218)

Take the COMPASS assessment in the Testing Center (Building J 218).

3. Connect - with an Entry Advisor:

Review your COMPASS scores with an Entry Advisor, explore career pathways, and

select a program of study (Building J – 218)

Students interested in pursuing professional/technical and direct transfer programs

MUST meet with an Entry Adviser prior to registration.

Visit the Financial Aid Department and submit necessary documents (Building I – 205)

4. Register - For Classes, Pay Tuition & Buy Books:

Register for classes in person, or on-line at www.RTC.edu/getstarted

Pay tuition and fees, purchase your books, and Get Started!

ADMISSION/REGISTRATION OFFICE Robert C. Roberts Campus Center, Building I (425) 235-2352 To Enroll in person, the Registration Office is open: Monday- Thursday

7:30a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:30a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

COUNSELING AND ADVISING/STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER Robert C. Roberts Campus Center, Building I (425) 235-5840 RTC offers counseling services to prospective students. Monday- Thursday

7:30a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:30a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

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ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be 18 years of age, possess the vocational interest and goals related to their chosen program of study, and be able to benefit from instruction. Individual programs may have additional entrance requirements related to licensure or require specific educational credentials. Admission to the College may be initiated in person, by phone, by mail or through referral by an agency. In some programs and evening classes, applicants can be 16 years of age.

PRE-REGISTRATION LIST If a student applies for entry into a program in which there is neither a current training station non-refundable admissions fee and take the COMPASS placement exam. Students completing a sequence of training and currently enrolled in a program will have first priority for registration. The applicant will be notified by telephone, mail or email when a training station becomes available. Assignments to programs will be according to positions on the pre-registration list.

WITHDRAWAL A student withdrawing from a program must submit a Registration/Change of Schedule form to the Enrollment Services Office. Tuition will be refunded if withdrawal is within the refund period. A student who has withdrawn may re-enroll in the program if an immediate training station is available, or placed on the pre-registration list.

TUITION PAYMENT (CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS)

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nor a predictable opening, he or she must complete an admissions application and pay a $30

A $75 late fee will be charged to students currently enrolled in a program at RTC who have not registered before the first day of the quarter. This does not apply to new students registering for the first time.

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2013-2014 TUITION & FEES 2013-2014 TUITION Includes: Building, Comprehensive, Security and S&A Fees.

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# of Credits

Washington

Non-Washington

International

Residents

Residents

Students

1

$112.84

$125.84

$284.84

2

$225.68

$251.68

$569.68

3

$338.52

$377.52

$854.52

4

$451.36

$503.36

$1,139.36

5

$564.20

$629.20

$1,424.20

6

$677.04

$755.04

$1,709.04

7

$789.88

$880.88

$1,993.88

8

$902.72

$1,006.72

$2,278.72

9

$1,015.56

$1,132.56

$2,563.56

10

$1,128.40

$1,258.40

$2,848.40

11

$1,187.39

$1,318.08

$2,912.40

12

$1,246.38

$1,377.76

$2,976.40

13

$1,305.37

$1,437.44

$3,040.40

14

$1,364.36

$1,497.12

$3,104.40

15

$1,423.35

$1,556.80

$3,168.40

16

$1,482.34

$1,616.48

$3,232.40

17

$1,541.33

$1,676.16

$3,296.40

18

$1,600.32

$1,735.84

$3,360.40

19

$1,702.58

$1,838.10

$3,634.66

20

$1,804.84

$1,940.36

$3,908.92

21

$1,907.10

$2,042.62

$4,183.18

22

$2,009.36

$2,144.88

$4,457.44

23

$2,111.62

$2,247.14

$4,731.70

24

$2,213.88

$2,349.40

$5,005.96

25

$2,316.14

$2,451.66

$5,280.22

Please note that all tuition and fee rates are set by the Washington State Legislative and State Board of Community and Technical Colleges and the Board of Trustees and are subject to change. Renton Technical College reserves the right to change, without notice, any fees to comply with the state or college regulation or policies.

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STUDENT TUITION EASY PAYMENT PLAN WHAT IS STEPP? The Student Tuition Easy Payment Plan (STEPP) program allows you to pay your tuition on an installment plan. - To enroll, complete a STEPP enrollment form at the Cashier’s office before the tuition due date, or at the time of registration (if later). - Each quarter you must enroll with the Cashier before making your first payment. - Payments are made in three installments (two for summer). - There is a quarterly $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee. - Any partial payment made toward tuition without enrolling in STEPP could result in

- Non-refundable course fees such as lab fees or online fees are not eligible to be carried through STEPP. - More information about our Student Tuition Easy Payment Plan can be found on our website.

TUITION & FEES PER CREDIT Washington

Non-Washington

Residents

Residents

1-10 credits

$85.68

$85.68

$244.68

11-18 credits

$43.11

$43.11

$47.43

19+ credits

$96.26

$96.26

$268.26

Tuition

International Students

2011-2013 STATE SUPPORT OF HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS ACROSS WASHINGTON

Instructional Cost per FTE Student Operating Fee Net State Support per FTE Student

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Nonresident

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

$6,282

$6,282

$3,217

$8,052

$3,065

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Institutional

State Financial Aid Resident Undergraduate Nonresident Undergraduate

Financial Aid

$861*

$94**

$0**

$0**

*Includes State Work Study, State Need Grant, and all other financial aid programs administered by the HECB, and SBCTC administered programs: Opportunity Grants and Worker Retraining Financial Aid. **State and Institutional financial aid is not available to nonresidents.

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2013 - 2014 CLASS FEES Fees S&A

Per Credit

Washington Residents

NonWashington

Amount

Residents

up to 10

-

-

$10.58

11-18

-

-

$6.15

x

-

-

$3

Security fee

x

-

-

$3

Building fee

1-10

x

-

$10.58

11-18

x

-

$3.73

1-10

-

x

$23.58

11-18

-

x

$4.42

Fees

Per Credit

Amount

Hybrid Online

x

$4

Online Fee

per course

$40

Compass Test

-

$25

Application Fee

-

$30

-

$50

-

-

1-4

$75

5+

$100

Late Registration

-

$75

Payment Plan Fee

-

$25

Comprehensive fee

International Application Fee Clinical Placement Fee Clinical Course

* Please note that additional fees may be charged for a specific class and are listed at the end of the course descriptions. * Students participating in externships or internships may be required to pay $13 per year for medical malpractice insurance and $3.46 per quarter for general liability insurance.

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REFUND POLICY If a student wishes to withdraw from class and receive a refund they must submit a Registration/ Change of Schedule form to the Enrollment Services department. Refunds are as follows: - Before the start date: 100 percent - Within first seven calendar days: 50 percent - After the 21st calendar day: no refund - Once the online class begins the $40 technical fee is non-refundable. - Tuition and fees that are paid in cash will be refunded by check. - 100% refunds of tuition and fees when course or programs are canceled or if the college

It is the student’s responsibility to withdraw from the college or from individual classes. Students must submit a Change of Schedule form to guarantee the accuracy of their permanent records and to begin refund procedures when applicable. Date of registration activity using web registration or receipt of the Change of Schedule form in the Enrollment Services Department establishes the rate at which refunds will be made. After the class or program has started withdrawals must be processed through the Enrollment Services Department.

COST OF TRAINING The State of Washington contributes approximately49 percent of the cost of students’ education through the support of the basic instruction costs. Students are responsible for the remaining 51 percent. In addition to the state support of the basic instructional cost, students may also receive state-supported financial aid if eligible.

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For Running Start Information call - (425) 235-2352, ext. 5714 or (425) 235-5840. The Running Start program provides an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to attend college-level classes, tuition-free, and earn both college and high school credits. However, Running Start students and their parents are responsible for textbooks, supplies, transportation, and any other special fees. Running Start students are treated as college students and are subject to the standards and rules and regulations of the College. To participate in Running Start, ­s tudents must demonstrate college-level skills on the COMPASS placement. In addition, the data from the COMPASS will be used to assist in the selection of occupational/technical programs and will ensure appropriate placement in English, Mathematics, and other a ­ cademic courses.

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TECH PREP Renton Technical College encourages early pre-registration to high school students for their college program of choice, to assure timely entry. In some cases advanced placement may be granted to students with the Tech Prep credits. Through the South King County Tech Prep Consortium, Renton Technical College has developed agreements with Auburn, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Highline, Issaquah, Kent, Puyallup, the Puget Sound Skills Center, Sumner, Tahoma and White River school districts.

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RTC currently has articulation agreements in the following program areas:

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Allied Health

Culinary Arts

Accounting

Early Childhood Careers

Autobody Repair and Refinishing

Engineering Design Technology

Automotive Technology

Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant

Certified Office Professional

Precision Machining Technologies

Computer Network Technology

Medical Office Technology

Computer Science

Welding

Find out more about becoming a Tech Prep student. Contact your high school counselor or vocational teacher, or Renton Technical College’s Student Services office at (425) 235-5840.

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ADA AND AMENDMENTS ACCOMMODATIONS For more information call (425) 235-5840 or SSD@RTC.edu The college is dedicated to providing reasonable accommodations for students requiring special services. Students with disabilities are encouraged to meet with the Disability Specialist.

BOOKSTORE For more information call (425) 235-2323 or www.bookstore.RTC.edu

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Located at Robert C. Roberts Campus Center, Building I

Hours of operation Monday

7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday through Friday

The RTC Bookstore stocks the textbooks and supplies required for classes, reference books and materials, electronic/computer supplies, clothing, gifts and cards. A special order service is also available on request. Extended and Saturday hours are available for the beginning of Fall, Winter and Spring quarters. Please call the Bookstore for extended, school break, holiday and Summer hours.

CASH MACHINE An automated teller machine (ATM) is available outside the entrance to the Cafeteria in the Robert C. Roberts Campus Center, (Building I). Users pay a nominal fee.

BUS ROUTES Metro buses serve the College’s main campus. For bus schedules or information on bus routes to our other sites. Metro Transit Information Line (206) 553-3000 or log on to http://transit.metrokc.gov

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CAMPUS SECURITY For more information call (425) 235-7871 Located at Security building N, room 103 RTC provides campus security to ensure the safety of our students. The Campus Security Department at Renton Technical College provides full-service, seven days a week, public safety and security services to the campus community. The Campus Security Department works closely with the Renton Police and Fire Departments and other local emergency service agencies. The Campus Security Department acts as the first responder for all incidents on campus, parking management for the college, coordinates emergency preparedness planning and provides crime prevention programming. The department responds to all reports of fire and/ or medical aid working in support of the Renton Fire Department. The Campus Security Department also provides community members with assistance when they are locked out of their vehicles, need a jumpstart because of a dead battery and we also offer escorts to and from your classes.

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION Many of the training programs offer a cooperative education component, a combination of classroom in training is over because employers want to retain proven workers. Instructors coordinate and seek out cooperative opportunities.

COUNSELING AND ADVISING/STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER For more information call (425) 235-5840

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provides general patrol of campus facilities and property, manages both traffic safety and

Located at Robert C. Roberts Campus Center, Building I Hours of operation: Monday–Thursday

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday

appointments available on request.

RTC offers counseling services to prospective students to assist them in selecting college offerings that fit their interests, goals and aptitudes, as well as to offer insights on other career-related issues.

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FOOD SERVICES Culinary Arts facility is located at Robert C. Roberts Campus Center, (Building I). Weekly menus are available online at www.RTC.edu/Community Resources/FoodServices/ Our restaurants and bakery provide a hands-on environment for training students. A wide variety of vending machines are available in Buildings B, I, and L for all your night and weekend food needs.

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CULINAIRE ROOM A sit-down restaurant featuring upscale daily menus at reasonable prices. A delicious selection of Northwest, ethnic and international cuisine. Hours of operation: Monday–Friday

11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

C.A.F.E. The College cafeteria features daily specials from the grill, breakfast, deli, salad bar and beverage station. Hours of operation: Monday–Friday

6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

FAST FOOD Fast foods for people on the go! Quick burgers, wraps, baskets, and specials are offered daily. Hours of operation: Monday–Friday

11:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

BAKERY For more information or ordering call (425) 235-2353, ext. 5596 An assortment of freshly baked goods is prepared daily by students in the Professional Baking program and sold in the RTC Bakery. Special order cakes, pies or other breads and pastries are available. Hours of operation: Monday–Friday

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CATERING For more information call (425) 235-5845 or www.RTC.edu/catering Let RTC make your event special, whether it’s a wedding, box lunch, sit-down meal, or special occasion at home or at work. Facilities on campus are available for rental for any size group, from small business meetings to weddings and conferences. Also available for rental are staging, draping, audiovisual and other equipment.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS For more information call (425) 235-5840

plan to enroll in a vocational, academic program.

CAREER SERVICES For more information, call (425) 235-2352 ext. 7785. Get assistance with creating a resume, looking for a job or practicing for an interview. Get your cover letter or thank you letter critiqued and get help with filling out applications. Also, sign up for interface: www.myinterfase.com/RTC/student another online job search tool.

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HEARING IMPAIRED SERVICES For more information, call Student Services at (425) 235-5840 RTC provides access to all current and prospective students, employees and job applicants who are hearing impaired via email at: Services to Students with Disabilities (SSD): SSD@RTC.edu Human Resources - jhogan@RTC.edu

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LIBRARY RESOURCE CENTER For more information, call Student Services at (425) 235-2331 or www.RTC.edu/library Located at Technology Resource Center, Building C. The library has a full range of books, periodicals, DVD’s, video tapes, and audio tapes. In addition, the library subscribes to many on-line databases that expand the library collection with thousands of full-text resources. Library staff members are eager to help students locate information and do research to support instructional and career development. The library staff will also help users identify and obtain items from other libraries. The library has ample study space, including many private group study rooms. Even when the library is closed, through the RTC Library website, students have access to more than 40,000 online books, 10,000 magazines and journals, and, 24 hours a day 7 days a week, online chat consultation with a live librarian is available. Normal library hours during Fall, Winter and Spring quarters are:

Monday–Thursday

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Open hours during holidays and between quarters will vary.

PARKING RULES & PERMITS Parking Rules & Permits Parking rules and regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the calendar year. RTC students, employees and visitors are required to obtain parking permits for their vehicles. - Student parking permits are free of charge and are available from: Student Services, Roberts Campus Center, Building I - Employee parking permits can be obtained from the Campus Safety Office at: Security, Building N, Room 103

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PARKING RULES & PERMITS (continued) General Parking Rules Unless cars are marked with a special permit (disabled, carpool or visitor), students are required to park in the regular student parking lots on weekdays. On weekends, students may also park in any employee lot. Information subject to change – please check entrance sign at lots for current restrictions.

- Park one vehicle to a space inside a set of white lines. The rule of thumb is: if the area does not have white lines around it, it is not a legal parking spot–be aware that RTC does not

mark all illegal zones with red curbs and “No parking “signs. driveways, on sidewalks, and on the landscape. - No one may park in a reserved space without the appropriate permit or authorization. In addition to imposing fines, vehicles may be impounded due to the following grounds but not limited to:

- Blocking a roadway so as to impede the flow of traffic

- Blocking a fire hydrant or fire lane

- Creating a safety hazard

- Blocking another legally parked vehicle,

- Parking in a marked “tow away” zone and outstanding unpaid parking citations.

STUDENT HOUSING & TRANSPORTATION While RTC does not provide housing or transportation for students, we will assist in providing information. Housing in the Renton area is available in a variety of price ranges.

STUDENT INSURANCE For more information call (425) 235-2352

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- No one may park at any time in roadways, fire lanes, bus zones, loading zones, service

Accident and health insurance is available for all students of Washington State’s Community and Technical Colleges. Students are responsible for paying the insurance premiums outlined in the plan.

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TESTING SERVICES For more information call (425) 235-2352 ext. 5704 The Testing Center is located in the DeMoss building (J- 219). Our testing center provides testing services to a diverse community, fulfilling the assessment needs of prospective and current students. The Testing Center publishes a monthly calendar which is available both on campus and online. Please note that Children are not permitted in the Testing Center. All tests administered in the Testing Center require approved picture identification and a copy STUDENT SERVICES & FINANCIAL AID | COURSE CATALOG 2013 - 2014

of the receipt showing payment for the test. Test fees are not refundable.

COMPASS PLACEMENT TESTING Before enrolling in a Professional-Technical program or General Education class at RTC, students are required to take the COMPASS placement test. The test assesses the student’s math, reading and writing skills. The COMPASS test is offered on the computer and has no time limit. The scores are used to determine appropriate class placement, referral services, and by financial aid for state aid consideration. A counselor or advisor may review the scores with the tester as part of the educational planning process. Students must start the test during the posted hours on the testing calendar. The COMPASS test costs $25 for all three subject tests. Each test, taken individually or as a retest, costs $10. Using Assessment Scores from Other Schools: If you have taken the COMPASS placement test at another school, you have the option to transfer those scores to Renton Technical College. We do not accept ACCUPLACER scores. You may submit your COMPASS scores from other schools only if they are less than two years old. Exception: If you have attended other colleges and have completed college level english, writing or math (intermediate algebra and higher) with at least a 2.0 grade point average, please bring your transcript to the Counseling Center in Building I and the COMPASS assessment may be waived. Copies of your transcript are acceptable. Students registering in continuing education classes are not required to take the COMPASS assessment test. COMPASS Practice Test: www.act.org

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OTHER TESTS ADMINISTERED IN THE TESTING CENTER GED (General Education Development) Tests: Individuals who are at least 16 years old, have not graduated from an accredited high school in the United States or Canada, and who are not currently enrolled in high school are eligible to take the GED tests. The GED covers 5 separate subject area tests, including: Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Science and Math. To take a test at RTC, one must attend a pre-registration meeting where the test and testing conditions will be described, all paperwork will be filled out and proof of payment will be collected. The GED costs $150 for all 5 tests. Test fees are not refundable.

too if you don’t finish and pass the GED by then. If you act now, you won’t have to re-take the parts of the GED test you’ve already passed. Visit our website at www.finishtheGED.com. Websites RTC Testing Center: www.RTC.edu/StudentServices/TestingCenter/ COMPASS Practice Test: www.act.org GED Practice Test: www.gedpractice.com or www.testprepreview.com

HOW TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID It’s easy to apply for financial aid. Students can submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on-line. The FAFSA collects financial data and other information that is used to calculate the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) that ultimately determines a student’s eligibility for aid. The federal code for Renton Technical College is 014001. The key to obtaining financial aid is to apply early. Students should apply at least three months prior to the time they expect to enter school. Students may begin the process at any time;

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The current version of the GED test is expiring at the end of 2013 and your scores will expire

however, financial aid will not be awarded until a start date has been assigned. - The FAFSA worksheet can be picked up in the Financial Aid Office. - Students can submit the FAFSA electronically. visit: www.fafsa.gov/ This website is provided by the Department of Education and allows students to transmit

the application online. - Students will be required to complete an RTC Data Sheet and possibly other forms. visit : www.RTC.edu - Students should stay in touch with the Financial Aid Office to be certain that all information needed to complete their file has been turned in on time.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS All financial aid recipients must meet the following requirements: - Be a citizen of the United States or an eligible non-citizen. - Have a high school diploma, High School Equivalency or Compass (approved ability to benefit tests). (note: for federal funds a student must have a high school diploma or GED). - Have a valid Social Security Number. - Be enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program. - Not owe a repayment on a grant or be in default on a student loan. - Have financial need as determined by the federal need analysis.

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- Be registered with Selective Service if required.

SATISFACTORY PROGRESS It is important to remember that financial aid eligibility is based on academic standing as well as credits completed versus credits registered for. We review your progress from your start date at RTC, even if you did not receive aid. It is possible to lose eligibility without ever having received aid. In order to remain eligible for financial aid, you must meet the following academic requirements: As a student, you must maintain a grade point average of 2.0 at the end of each grading period. You must also complete 67% of credits based on what number of credits you registered for “Pace of Progression�.

WARNING You are eligible to receive financial aid while on warning status. If you fail to maintain the academic requirements listed above, you will be placed on financial aid warning at RTC. You will remain on warning until the next term. At the end of the term progress will be reviewed.

SUSPENSION If at the end of a warning period you have not met the satisfactory progress requirements, your aid will be suspended. You will not be eligible to receive financial aid and must pay tuition and fees for future terms. You will be placed on suspension from aid at Renton Technical College if: - You fall below a 2.0 average following a warning period. - You fail to complete 67% of the credits of the quarter you register for following a warning period. - You withdrew before completing 60% of the quarter for which you were paid.

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REINSTATEMENT AFTER SUSPENSION You may request reinstatement of eligibility after completing one quarter at your own expense, meeting satisfactory progress requirements, and repaying any overpayment that is owed.

MAXIMUM TIME FRAME OF FUNDING The maximum time frame for funding to complete a training program is 150% of the published length of the program. (For Washington State Need Grant recipients it is 125%.)

You have the right to appeal a suspension if you had a mitigating circumstance you wish us to review. Appeal forms are available in the financial aid office.

TYPES OF AID Renton Technical College offers financial assistance to eligible students in the form of grants, work study, loans and scholarships. A financial aid award may consist of one or more of the following programs: Grants

Work Study Programs

Loans Scholarships Veterans Programs

GRANTS Grants are considered gift aid and do not require repayment unless a student fails to maintain

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satisfactory progress or leaves school before completing more than 60% of the term. RTC participates in the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Opportunity Grant, and Washington State Need Grant programs.

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WORK STUDY PROGRAMS Work Study programs provide part-time employment to eligible students, on and off campus. The maximum a student can earn is determined by financial need and funds available. Students can work up to 19 hours per week while school is in session. Every effort is made to place students in jobs which relate to their training. RTC participates in both the federal and state work study programs.

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The Federal Direct Student Loan Program offers long term loans which allow students to postpone paying for a portion of their school expenses until after they graduate or leave school. Repayment begins six months after completion or withdrawal from the professional technical program. RTC participates in the Direct Stafford Loan Program (subsidized, unsubsidized and PLUS). - Subsidized Direct Loans are need-based. A student’s eligibility to borrow is based on financial need as determined by the federal government which pays interest on the loan while the student is in school. - Unsubsidized Direct Loans do not require a student to show financial need; however, the

cost of the student’s education must exceed any other financial aid offered. The student, not the federal government, is responsible to pay all interest that accrues on this loan - Direct PLUS loans are loans a dependent student’s parents take out to help the student pay for their education. Eligibility to borrow is based on the parents’ credit worthiness and the student’s unmet need. Repayment begins as soon as the funds are disbursed. The Emergency Student Loan is a $200 short-term institutional loan available to financial aid students who are making satisfactory progress. All loans must be repaid no later than the end of the quarter in which they are received. Funds are limited.

SCHOLARSHIPS The Renton Technical College Foundation, in partnership with various service, business and professional organizations in the community, provides more than $30,000 in scholarships annually. Current students will receive scholarship announcements via their student email account throughout the year from the Director of Student Engagement. In addition, many scholarship announcements are received in the financial aid office throughout the school year. Eligibility criteria, application process and deadlines are posted in the Financial Aid Office located in the Robert C. Roberts Campus Building I).

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VETERANS PROGRAMS Most of the training programs at Renton Technical College which offer a Certificate of Completion or an Associate of Applied Science degree are approved for benefits under the following Veterans Administration regulations: Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehabilitation), 30 (Montgomery Bill), 32 (VEAP), 33 (Post 9/11), 35 (Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance) and 1606, 1607 (Reserves) of Title 38, U.S. Code. Students who plan to use their veteran’s benefits are required to contact the Veterans Specialist located in the Financial Aid Office. A determination of eligibility by the Veterans Administration and the receipt of your first month’s benefits can take 4 to 6 weeks, so it’s a good idea to apply well in advance of your anticipated start date if you plan to use your benefits to pay for initial 1990 and submit a certified copy of their form DD-214 and a notice of eligibility. Veterans who have used their educational benefits at a prior college must submit an academic transcript for evaluation of credits. All veterans are required to keep the Veterans’ Specialist apprised of enrollment plans each quarter and are expected to conform to the academic standards of the financial aid satisfactory progress policy to remain eligible for benefits.

AGENCY FUNDED STUDENTS The Financial Aid Office acts as the liaison between students and the various public and private agencies who offer funding, including: - Division of Vocational Rehab (DVR) - Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) - Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) - Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) - Employment Security - Private Insurance

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tuition costs. Veterans who have not previously used their benefits must complete Form 22-

WORKER RETRAINING For more information call Student Success Center at (425) 235-5840 If you have been terminated or received notice of termination from your job, are currently receiving unemployment benefits from the state of Washington, or have exhausted unemployment benefits within the last two years, or have been self-employed or are a displaced homemaker, you may be eligible to receive financial aid for approved training programs to help cover the costs of tuition, books, child care and transportation.

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WORKFIRST For more information call Student Success Center at (425) 235-5840 Tuition assistance is available for Temporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and working parents who meet income guidelines. You may be eligible if you are receiving temporary assistance for needy families (TANF), working for pay, and your Individual Responsibility Plan (IRP) includes training; or you are working for pay, low-income, a custodial or non-custodial parent financially responsible for a child, and not receiving any other form of financial aid. An

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RTC counselor will determine your eligibility.

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FINANCIAL AID REFUND AND REPAYMENT POLICY Return of Title IV Funds Students who receive Title IV aid (Federal Pell, Federal SEOG, Federal Direct Subsidized and/ or Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford loans and Direct PLUS) and withdraw from school are subject to the Return of Title IV aid regulations. Federal law requires that a student must “earn” the aid they receive. When a student withdraws, drops out or otherwise fails to complete more than 60% of the term for which they received federal funds, the school is required to determine the amount “earned” using the Return of Title IV aid regulations. If a student completes more than 60% of the term, it is determined that all financial aid has been earned. If a student completes 60% or less of the term, the earned and unearned portion will be calculated. The “unearned” portion of tuition will be returned by the college to the appropriate Title IV program. The college will then bill the student for the amount of tuition that was returned in excess of the college’s refund policy.

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STUDENT HANDBOOK For information regarding the Student Records Policy, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (425) 235-2352, ext. 5537. The Student handbook outlines College services available to students and summarizes student’s rights and responsibilities. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their educational records. They are: - The right to inspect and review the student’s educational records.

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- The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records to ensure that they are not inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy or other rights. - The right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent. - The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by Renton Technical College to comply with the requirements of FERPA. - The right to obtain a copy of Renton Technical College’s student records policy. The policy is available in the Registrar’s Office, Robert C. Roberts Campus Center (Building I).

ATTENDANCE The College encourages daily attendance at all classes and labs to enable students to gain maximum benefit from the instruction that is offered. Students are expected to be responsible for their own attendance. Individual programs may have specific attendance standards, and some instructors may have their own attendance and punctuality criteria which will factor into the student’s overall performance.

ATTENDANCE AWARDS Students who achieve perfect attendance during each enrollment period will be eligible for a perfect attendance award. The record, as kept by the instructor, will be considered the official record for computing attendance.

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LEAVE OF ABSENCE The College does not grant formal leaves of absences to students.

GRADING POLICY Grading criteria are determined by the instructor. These criteria and how grades are achieved must be shared, in writing, with the student on the first day the student begins class. For courses that are taught within professional-technical programs, grading criteria and policies will be shared in writing with students on the first day that the course is taught.

Grading

policies must be on file and approved by the instructor’s dean.

GRADES Decimal Grade

Letter Equivalent

4.0-3.9

A

3.8-3.5

A-

3.4-3.2

B+

3.1-2.9

B

2.8-2.5

B-

2.4-2.2

C+

2.1-2.0

C

1.9-1.5

C-

1.4-1.2

D+

1.1-1.0

D

0.9-0.7

D-

0.6-0.0

F

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Satisfactory

U

Unsatisfactory

Y

In Progress

I

Incomplete

N

Audit

R

Repeating a Course

V

Unofficial Withdrawal

W

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S/U-SATISFACTORY OR UNSATISFACTORY An “S” grade is not figured into the grade-point average. A “U” grade is figured as a “0.”

Y-IN PROGRESS A “Y” grade is given to all the students in a class who are doing passing coursework but need additional instruction and time to complete course requirements or competencies. Students are required to re-register for the course and pay all tuition and any other charges. The Y remains on the transcript for the quarter assigned, while the final grade will be posted to the quarter in which the student re-enrolled in the course. The Y grade earns no credit and does

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not affect the GPA.

I-INCOMPLETE When a student is not able to complete a class for reasons beyond his control an instructor may assign an incomplete. It should be given ONLY when there is a reasonable expectation that the student will complete the specified work in the time allowed without additional instructional time. To receive an “I” grade, the student MUST have an “Incomplete Contract” signed by the instructor and the dean and submitted to registration prior to the grade being submitted. An “I” grade reverts to the assigned “grade without completion” after one quarter (not including summer) unless otherwise specified on the incomplete contract. The original is sent to the registrar with copies to the student, instructor, dean and counselor or advisor.

N-AUDIT An audit means the student registers on a space-available basis to attend the class and to listen, but not do graded work. The student pays full tuition and fees, but attends class for information only. The N grade does not earn credit and does not affect the GPA. The audit grade option must be approved by the instructor and submitted to registration office by the 10th day of the class. Once registered for an audit, the student cannot change to a graded option.

R-REPEATING A COURSE The qualifier “R” on a transcript means a course has been repeated, and is excluded from credits and grade point average. All grades will still appear on the transcript whether repeated or not. The most recent grade will be used to compute the GPA. Students may not take a course more than twice without permission from the Vice-President of Student Services. Repeating certain courses may require permission from the instructor or the appropriate administrator.

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V-UNOFFICIAL WITHDRAWAL Students who attend briefly, rarely, or not at all, and who fail to officially withdraw from a course or a program with a W grade, may be assigned a grade of ”V” at the discretion of the instructor. The V grade does not earn credit and does not count in the GPA calculation.

W-WITHDRAWALS A student may officially withdraw from a program or class by completing the appropriate form and submitting it to registration by the eighth week of the quarter. After the eighth week, the student cannot receive a “W” and will be graded based on the course requirements as described in the course syllabus. A withdrawal prior to the 10th day of the quarter is not listed on the transcript. After the 10th day of the class, a “W” will appear on the student’s transcript a counselor or advisor at the request of the student.

HW-HARDSHIP WITHDRAWALS Under very exceptional circumstances, instructors can request a hardship withdrawal for a student. This can be requested at anytime during the quarter for a student who has attended class regularly and has completed assignments with passing grades but for reasons beyond his or her control must drop out. A hardship withdrawal must be signed by the instructor, the dean and the Vice-President for Student Services.

GRADE GRIEVANCES A student who feels he did not get the grade he earned must first speak to the instructor involved. If the dispute is not resolved, the student may file a grade grievance with the supervising dean.

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but it is not computed in the GPA. An official withdrawal can only be initiated by a student or

Grade grievances must be based on: - Grade entry errors, - If the instructor did not follow the grading criteria outlined in the course syllabus, - Grading criteria were not uniformly applied. A grade grievance MUST be filed within one quarter after the quarter in which the grade was assigned, not including summer quarter.

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ACADEMIC STANDARDS OF PROGRESS Renton Technical College expects students to be serious about their education. The academic standing of each Renton Technical College student is carefully monitored to support the full development of each student’s academic potential. The faculty and staff are committed to student success and academic progress.

PROGRESSIVE INTERVENTION Academic Alert: Students must maintain an average of “2.0” or better in the program and/or a grade of “2.0” or better in designated courses. It is the responsibility of the instructor to inform the students ACADEMIC REGULATIONS | COURSE CATALOG 2013 - 2014

doing less than “2.0” work of their status at least four weeks prior to the end of each quarter/ reporting period. This is to be done in writing using the Student Academic Progress Report form. After the student and the instructor have signed the Progress Notice form, a copy must be forwarded to the program administrator. Students receive a progress notice indicating that academic performance is unsatisfactory and are advised to seek assistance. Academic Probation: Registration will supply instructional administrators and financial aid with a list of all students receiving a grade average of less than a “2.0” in a program. These students are required to meet with a designated faculty advisor and program administrator to develop specific steps to improve their academic record. An educational plan must be drafted and approved by the appropriate administrator. Academic Restriction: Continued academic difficulties will result in academic restrictions to be determined by the Instructor and the appropriate administrator. Students are blocked from registration activity and must complete an academic plan, to be presented to a subcommittee of the Academic Standards Committee, prior to registration. Academic restrictions will be continued and/or increased each quarter the student’s cumulative GPA remains below 2.0. Academic restrictions may include, but are not restricted to the following: reduced credit load, mandatory participation in tutoring services, academic suspension, and academic dismissal.

Students on academic

restriction are not eligible for financial aid.

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PROGRESSIVE INTERVENTION (continued) Students who are suspended or dismissed must file an application for readmission and secure permission from the Academic Standards Committee before resuming their education. This committee is comprised of the instructional administrator for the program or the department in question, a program or course instructor, and the Vice-President for Student Services. When financial aid has been canceled due to unsatisfactory progress, students may use one of the following options to reinstate eligibility: - Successfully complete at least six credits, with a GPA of 2.0 or better without the help of financial aid. (The student will need to notify financial aid at the end of the successful

quarter); or - Students who believe that they had circumstances beyond their control that prevented of aid. - Readmitted students will be placed on probation and will be subject to the normal

standards of academic progress.

APPEAL Only the Academic Suspension status can be appealed.

The student must show proof of

circumstances over which they did not have control and/or show proof of making measurable and substantial progress towards repairing their academic performance. The appeal is an informal meeting with Academic Standards Committee. This committee reviews appeals on a case by case basis. The decision of the committee is final.

LIFTING PROGRESSIVE INTERVENTION If a student raises his or her grade to an average of “2.0� or better, the college will remove the student from Progressive Intervention.

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them from making satisfactory academic progress may submit an appeal for reinstatement

CREDITS The academic year for career training programs, General Education and Basic Studies at Renton Technical College is divided into three quarters of 11 weeks each, and a summer session of six weeks. One credit is earned for each 11 hours of lecture/discussion or for 24 hours of laboratory/applied learning. For work site instruction or on-the-job training, a different ratio may apply. For retraining and upgrading programs, one credit is earned for each 10 hours of lecture/ discussion or for 20 hours of laboratory/applied learning. For Apprenticeship programs, one credit is earned per 16.5 hours of total instruction.

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TRANSFER OF CREDITS When a student transfers to another college, that college determines the transferability of specific courses and programs. RTC maintains credit reciprocity agreements with many institutions of higher learning, but students are advised to check carefully with the institution where they expect to transfer. Students transferring to RTC from other institutions must have an official transcript. Courses with less than a “C� grade will not be accepted by RTC.

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awarded by the Registrar in the following ways: College Credit For coursework which was completed at another college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education. Tech Prep Credit Credit earned through participation in Tech Prep programs as determined by the South King County Tech Prep Consortium Articulation Agreement Manual and governed by the rules and regulations between the college and school districts. Military Coursework Credit for coursework completed while the individual was in one of the branches of the U.S. Armed Services including the Coast Guard. Credit for Industry Courses Industry courses are courses (graded or nongraded) offered by industry for its employees and are usually taught by industry personnel. Individual Course Challenge Credit Credit is awarded when the individual has passed a comprehensive test of the course content. There are limited opportunities to challenge individual courses at this time. Applicants are encouraged to contact the program Dean/Director for more information. Advanced Placement (AP) Renton Technical College grants credit in a variety of subject areas for students who obtain a particular score on their College Board Advanced Placement Exams. Students must submit an official copy of their AP scores to the Credentials Evaluation office. Upon evaluation of those scores, the student will be notified of accepted credits. Credit is posted to the student transcript at the time of graduation. 52

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CREDIT ASSESSMENT (continued) CLEP (College Level Examination Program) CLEP exams are computer-based tests that allow students to demonstrate their ability in a given subject.

By obtaining a particular score, recommended by the American Council of

Education, students can obtain college credit. Students must submit an official copy of their CLEP scores to the Credentials Evaluation office. Credit is posted to the student transcript at the time of graduation. Transcripts Students may request official transcripts by submitting a completed transcript request from the Enrollment Services Office. Orders are generally processed within one week.

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PROGRAM COMPLETION STANDARDS A Certificate of Completion will be issued when: - A student completes all program requirements with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher - A student completes all designated courses (classes requiring a 2.0 or higher and identified as such in the official course outline) with at 2.0 or higher - A student earns all required credits in the program of study as identified in the official course outline on file with the Vice President of Instruction - A class in which a student earns a GPA of .06 or lower cannot be used toward any requirement in a degree or certificate

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT All USA Academic Team

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To obtain a transcript request form, call the Enrollment Services Office at (425) 235-2352 or

The All USA Academic Team Scholarship competition is for students who have been in an AAS program for at least two quarters, have excellent grades and a history of community service may be nominated by their instructors for the campus competition. To compete, students must write an essay and obtain letters of recommendation. The college selects two representatives to go on to state-wide competition, receive a monetary award and attend a luncheon with the Governor. President’s Honor List Students who complete a Certificate, AAS, or AAS-T degree of 21 credits or more with a GPA of 3.7 or higher by the end of the previous quarter earn the right to wear a gold cord during the graduation ceremony. If they continue to qualify after the grades for their graduating quarter are posted, students will receive a letter signed by the President of the college and a statement will appear on their transcript. RTC.edu

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ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT (continued) Vice-President’s Honors List To qualify for the Vice-President’s Honors List, students must be enrolled for a total of 12 credits or more during the quarter. Students must complete all courses for which they are registered with a GPA of 3.7 or higher. There is no limit to the number of quarters that a student may appear on the list. Students who achieve this distinction will receive a letter signed by the Vice-President for Instruction acknowledging their achievement.

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from Renton Technical College, a student must complete an Application for Degree or Certificate form. The application is located at: www.RTC.eduStudentServices/Forms or can be obtained at the Enrollment Services Office located in the Roberts Campus Center, Building I. The Application for Graduation must be completed by the first week of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate in order for the student to be listed in the graduation program. Commencement Ceremony The Renton Technical College graduation ceremony is held each year in June on the last day of the Spring Quarter. Any eligible student completing a degree, certificate, high school diploma or GED through Renton Technical College at any time during the academic year (fall through summer) may participate. All students must complete and submit an Application for Graduation in order for the student to be listed in the graduation program. Caps and gowns are required and can be purchased in the RTC Bookstore.

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CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS

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ACCOUNTING CLERK Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 37 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

Accounting is the “language of business.” This program provides basic fundamental skills in accounting theory and procedures and basic computer training in word processing, database, electronic spreadsheets, and general ledger. Upon completion of this program, the student has ACCOUNTING CLERK | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

the fundamental skills for entry into the job market and also has the foundation for additional accounting training.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 160V

Basic Math for Accounting

2

ACCT 110*

Introduction to Financial Accounting (Hybrid)

4

ACCT 110L*

Introduction to Financial Accounting Lab

1

ACCT 132

Basic Excel (Hybrid)**

3

ACCT 132L

Basic Excel Lab**

1

AMATH 170V

Applied Math for Accounting

2

AMATH 170X

Applied Math for Accounting Lab

1

HUM 101

Human Relations (Hybrid)

3

ACCT 160

Human Relations in an Accounting Office

2

QUARTER 2

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ENGL 075

Business English

4

ACCT 105

Computer Skills

1

ACCT 284

Job Search Skills

1

ACCT 284L

Job Search Skills Lab

1

APP 105

Introduction to Keyboarding

1

ACCT& 201*

Principles in Accounting I

5

ACCT 232

Intermediate Excel (Hybrid)**

4

ACCT 232L

Intermediate Excel Lab**

1

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OPTIONAL COURSES COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ACCT 234

Advanced Excel**

(3)

ACCT 234L

Advanced Excel Lab*

(1)

STUDENTS WHO DEMONSTRATE PROFICIENCY IN AMATH 160V, AMATH170V AND/ OR AMATH 170X CAN SUBSTITUTE CREDITS WITH SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING: COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ACCT 273

Government and Non-Profit Accounting

5

BIOL& 160

General Biology

5

CHEM& 121

General Chemistry

5

ECON& 201

Microeconomics

5

ECON& 202

Macroeconomics

5

GEOL& 101

Introduction to Physical Geology

5

MATH 075

Pre-Algebra

5

MATH 085

Beginning Algebra

5

MATH 095

Intermediate Algebra

5

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

5

MATH& 148

Business Calculus

5

*Core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher. **Students must successfully completed 2 of the 3 Excel groups (Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced courses and labs).

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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ACCOUNTING PARAPROFESSIONAL Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 63 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 93 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

This program builds upon the fundamental skills learned in the Accounting Clerk program. This ACCOUNTING PARAPROFESSIONAL | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

program provides additional training in specialized areas including small business accounting, income tax preparation, partnership and corporation accounting, financial applications, and also provides an introduction to business law as it relates to the business environment. To earn an Associate of Applied Science degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program as well as 30 credits of additional accounting and General Education coursework.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 160V

Basic Math for Accounting

2

ACCT 110*

Introduction to Financial Accounting (Hybrid)

4

ACCT 110L*

Introduction to Financial Accounting Lab

1

ACCT 132

Basic Excel (Hybrid)**

3

ACCT 132L

Basic Excel Lab **

1

AMATH 170V

Applied Math for Accounting

2

AMATH 170X

Applied Math for Accounting Lab

1

HUM 101

Human Relations (Hybrid)

3

ACCT 160

Human Relations in an Accounting Office

2

QUARTER 2

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ENGL 075

Business English

4

ACCT 105

Computer Skills

1

ACCT 284

Job Search Skills (Hybrid)

1

ACCT 284L

Job Search Skills Lab

1

APP 105

Introduction to Keyboarding

1

ACCT& 201*

Prin of Accounting I (Hybrid)

5

ACCT 232

Intermediate Excel (Hybrid)**

4

ACCT 232L

Intermediate Excel Lab**

1

ACCT 179

Taxation I - Individuals (Hybrid)

4

ACCT 179L

Taxation I - Individuals Lab

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ACCT 124

Small Business Accounting (Hybrid)

4

ACCT 124L

Small Business Accounting Lab

1

ACCT 275

Taxation II - Business Entities (Hybrid)

3

ACCT 277

Business Taxes (Hybrid)

2

ACCT& 202*

Principles of Accounting II (Hybrid)

5

AMATH 180V

Algebra for the Paraprofessional

2

AMATH 180X

Algebra for the Paraprofessional Lab

1

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ACCT 224

Financial Applications (Hybrid)

CREDITS 2

ACCT 224L

Financial Applications Lab

1

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ACCT 234

Advanced Excel **

CREDITS (3)

ACCT 234L

Advanced Excel Lab**

(1)

ACCT 294 Cooperative Work Experience (optional) (2)

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ACCT& 203

Principles of Accounting III

5

BUS& 201

Business Law

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

PYSCH& 100

General Psychology

5

One of the following ENGL courses: ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

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One of the following MATH courses: AMATH 185 OR

Applied Algebra for Business and Industry

MATH& 107

Contemporary Mathematics

MATH 110

College Algebra

MATH& 141

Pre-Calculus I

MATH& 142

Pre-Calculus II

MATH& 148

Business Calculus I

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

MATH& 151

Calculus I

5

STUDENTS WHO CAN DEMONSTRATE PROFICIENCY IN AMATH 160V, AMATH 170V, AMATH 170X, AMATH 180V AND/OR AMATH 180X CAN SUBSTITUTE CREDITS WITH SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING: COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ACCT 273

Government and Non-Profit Accounting

5

BIOL& 160

General Biology

5

CHEM& 121

General Chemistry

5

ECON& 201

Microeconomics

5

ECON& 202

Macroeconomics

5

GEOL& 101

Introduction to Physical Geology

5

MATH 085

Beginning Algebra

5

MATH 095

Intermediate Algebra

5

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

5

MATH& 148

Business Calculus

5

*Core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher. **Students must successfully complete 2 of the 3 Excel groups (Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced courses and labs).

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 110 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 105 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

This program builds upon the fundamental skills learned in the Accounting Paraprofessional program. This program provides additional training in specialized areas including managerial/ cost accounting, governmental and non-profit accounting, federal and state business taxes, earn an Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 160V

Basic Math for Accounting

CREDITS 2

ACCT 110*

Introduction to Financial Accounting (Hybrid)

4

ACCT 110L*

Introduction to Financial Accounting Lab

1

ACCT 132

Basic Excel (Hybrid)**

3

ACCT 132L

Basic Excel Lab**

1

AMATH 170V

Applied Math for Accounting

2

AMATH 170X

Applied Math for Accounting Lab

1

HUM 101

Human Relations (Hybrid)

3

ACCT 160

Human Relations in an Accounting Office

3

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ENGL 075

Business English

4

ACCT 105

Computer Skills

1

ACCT 284

Job Search Skills (Hybrid)

1

ACCT 284L

Job Search Skills Lab

1

APP 105

Introduction to Keyboarding

1

ACCT& 201*

Principles of Accounting I

5

ACCT 232

Intermediate Excel (Hybrid)**

4

ACCT 232L

Intermediate Excel Lab**

1

AMATH 180V

Algebra for the Paraprofessional

2

AMATH 180X

Algebra for the Paraprofessional Lab

1

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ACCT 124

Small Business Accounting (Hybrid)

CREDITS

ACCT 124L

Small Business Accounting Lab

1

ACCT 143

Beginning Algebra for Accounting

2

ACCT 277

Business Taxes (Hybrid)

2

ACCT 179

Taxation I - Individuals (Hybrid)

4

ACCT 179 (L)

Taxation I - Individuals

1

ACCT& 202*

Principals of Accounting II (Hybrid)

5

4

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QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ACCT 224

Financial Applications (Hybrid)

CREDITS

ACCT 224L

Financial Applications Lab

1

MATH 095

Intermediate Algebra

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

2

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ACCT& 203*

Principles of Accounting III (Hybrid)

CREDITS 5

ACCT 275

Taxation II - Business Entities (Hybrid)

3

BUS& 201

Business Law (Hybrid)

5

MATH& 141

Pre-Calculus I

5

QUARTER 6 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ACCT 273

Government and Non-Profit Accounting (Hybrid)

CREDITS 5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

OPTIONAL COURSES COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ACCT 234

Advanced Excel**

CREDITS

ACCT 234L

Advanced Excel Lab**

(1)

ACCT 294

Cooperative Work Experience (optional)

(2)

(3)

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ACCT 273

Government and Non-Profit Accounting

5

ECON& 201

Microeconomics

5

ECON& 202

Macroeconomics

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COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MATH 110

College Algebra

4

MATH& 141

Pre-Calculus I

1

MATH& 142

Pre-Calculus II

5

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

5

MATH& 148

Business Calculus I

5

MATH& 151

Business Calculus

5

STUDENTS WHO DEMONSTRATE PROFICIENCY IN AMATH 160V, AMATH 170V, AMATH 170X, AMATH 180V AND/OR AMATH 180X CAN SUBSTITUTE CREDITS WITH SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING: COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ACCT 273

Government and Non-Profit Accounting

5

BIOL& 160

General Biology

5

CHEM& 121

Introduction to Chemistry

5

ECON& 201

Microeconomics

5

ECON& 202

Macroeconomics

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

GEOL& 101

Introduction to Physical Geology

5

MATH 085

Beginning Algebra

5

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

5

MATH& 148

Business Calculus

5

*Core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher. *Students must successfully complete 1 of the 3 Courses

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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ADMIN OFFICE MGMT/ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL-BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 78 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 98 credits

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT | BUSINESS TECH

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring Quarter Summer w/ Permission

Learn skills to start and run a small-business or manage someone else’s. Learn about management, accounting, marketing, human relations, and other skills, and apply the skills and concepts through a cooperative education option or internship. To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, students must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. The General Education requirements are listed below. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AOM 111*

Introduction to Business

CREDITS 5

AOM 117*

Concept to Commercialization

5

AOM 151*

Principles of Supervision

5

AMATH 171V*

Business Math/Calculators

5

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AOM 115*

Marketing Through Customer Service

CREDITS 4

AOM 118*

Small Business Marketing

5

AOM 121*

Office Accounting

5

AOM 185*

Human Relations in the Office

4

ENGL 075*

Business English

4

QUARTER 3

68

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AOM 112*

Business Law

5

AOM 119*

Financing a Small Business

5

AOM 122*

Applied Office Accounting

5

ENGL 085*

Business Communications

4

AOM 291

Office Management and Job Search

4

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QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AOM 101*

Principles of Operation Management

5

AOM 120*

Planning for Small Business

4

HUM 101*

Human Relations

3

OPTIONAL COURSES COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AOM 294

Cooperative Work Experience (Optional)

CREDITS 1-8

FIVE ELECTIVE CREDITS SELECTED FROM THE FOLLOWING COURSE TITLE

ACCT 124

Small Business Accounting

CREDITS 4

ACCT 124L

Small Business Accounting Lab

1

ACCT 284

Job Search Skills

1

ACCT 284L

Job Search Skills Lab

1

AOM 116

Applied Computer Applications

1

APP 101

Introduction to Windows I

1

APP 102

Introduction to Windows II

1

APP 116

Word II

1

APP 121

Excel II

1

APP 125

Access I

1

APP 126

Access II

1

APP 146

PowerPoint II

1

APP 170

Photoshop I

1

APP 175

Dreamweaver I

1

ECON& 201

Microeconomics

5

ECON& 202

Macroeconomics

5

ENGL& 102

Writing From Research

5

MATH 110

College Algebra

5

MATH& 141

Precalculus I

5

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

5

MATH& 148

Business Calculus I

5

MATH& 148

Business Calculus I

5

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COURSE #

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition or

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5 5

* All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or higher (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE MANAGEMENT/ OFFICE MANAGEMENT Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 74 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 94 credits

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE MANAGEMENT | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter

Preparing for a successful career in office management takes time, energy, and commitment. In this track, students learn the skills needed to manage a business through hands-on application of business concepts. Course topics include accounting, business law, communications, human relations, marketing, Microsoft Office applications, office procedures, operations management, and supervision. To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. The General Education requirements are listed below. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 115

Word I

CREDITS 1

APP 120

Excel I

1

AOM 111*

Introduction to Business

5

AOM 151*

Principles of Supervision

5

AMATH 171V*

Business Math/Calculators

5

QUARTER 2

70

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 150

Publisher I

1

APP 145

PowerPoint I

1

AOM 121*

Office Accounting

5

AOM 185*

Human Relations in the Office

4

AOM 115*

Marketing Through Customer Service

4

ENGL 075*

Business English

4

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 110

Outlook I

CREDITS

APP 111

Outlook II

1

AOM 112*

Business Law

5

AOM 122*

Applied Office Accounting

5

AOM 291*

Office Management Job Search

4

ENGL 085*

Business Communication

4

1

QUARTER 4 COURSE TITLE

AOM 142*

Office Procedures

CREDITS 5

AOM 101*

Principles of Operation Management

5

HUM 101*

Human Relations

3

AOM 294

Cooperative Work Experience (OPTIONAL)

(1-8)

OPTIONAL COURSES COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AOM 294

Cooperative Work Experience (optional)

CREDITS (1-8)

FIVE CREDITS OF ELECTIVE SELECTED FROM THE FOLLOWING:

{ {

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 101

Introduction to Windows I

1

APP 102

Introduction to Windows II

1

APP 116

Word II

1

APP 121

Excel II

1

APP 125

Access I

1

APP 126

Access II

1

APP 146

PowerPoint II

1

APP 170

Photoshop I

1

APP 175

Dreamweaver I

1

ACCT 124

Small Business Accounting

4

ACCT 124L

Small Business Accounting Lab

1

ACCT 284

Job Search Skill

1

ACCT 284L

Job Search Skills Lab

1

ECON& 201

Microeconomics

5

ECON& 202

Macroeconomics

5

ENGL& 102

Writing Form Research

5

MATH 100

College Algebra

5

MATH& 141

Pre-Calculus I

5

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

5

MATH& 148

Business Calculus I

5

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

CREDITS

5 5

*Core Courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher.

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ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 74 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 94 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 114 Credits

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

This program provides entry level training leading to a Certificate of Completion. Curriculum is based on the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT) standards and guidelines. Course work includes the following: medical terminology, pharmacology, EKG

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analysis, anesthesia equipment principles and applications, and general medical knowledge. Included in the program are intensive clinical experiences in local area hospitals. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core course requirements (two [2] attempts per course only). To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science–Transfer (AAS-T) degree, students must complete the certificate program and meet the general education course requirements.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ANES 100

Healthcare Provider CPR/First and AED and Bloodborne Pathogens

2

ANES 101

Introduction to Anesthesia Technology

5

ANES 103

Anesthesia Technology Lab I

4

ANES 105

Pharmacology I

3

ANES 108

Medical Terminology

3

ANES 109

Microbiology

3

ANES 112

Operation Room Environment

3

AMATH 160G

Medical Math

3

QUARTER 2

74

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ANES 102

Anesthesia Equipment: Principles & Applications

6

ANES 104

Anesthesia Technology Lab II

4

ANES 106

Pharmacology II

3

ANES 107

Law and Ethics of Healthcare

3

ANES 110

EKG Analysis

2

ANES 111

Patient Care Skills

3

ANES 171

Communications

3

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CREDITS

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ANES 181

Human Relations

3

ANES 191

Anesthesia Technology Clinical Practicum I

6

ANES 192

Anesthesia Technology Clinical Practicum II

6

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ANES 193

Anesthesia Technology Clinical Practicum III

6

ANES 194

Certificate Exam Prep

3

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE TITLE

BIOL 105

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS-T DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CHEM& 121

General Chemistry

5

MATH 146

Intro to Statistics

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication or

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

* All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or better (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COURSE #

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APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER Technology Certificate of Completion: 75 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall or winter Quarter

This is a one-year certificate option in the two-year Computer Science certificate/degree program. Students enrolled in the Computer Science program may opt to exit in one year the Applications Developer certificate program are qualified for job titles including: Website Developer, Database Designer, PC Support Specialist, Entry-level Software Tester, and Digital Imaging Specialist.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CSI 101

PC Hardware and Networking

CREDITS 7

CSI 102

Office Applications and Business Communications

7

CSI 152

Introduction to Programming

7

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CSI 147

Web Design

7

CSI 154

Introduction to C# Programming

7

CSI 156

Introduction to Database Theory and Design

7

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after completing the requirements for a certificate as an Applications Developer. Graduates of

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CSI 145

Web Graphics

7

CSI 155

Object – Oriented Programming with C#

7

CSI 156

Applied Database Development

7

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CSI 171

Software Testing

CREDITS 4

CSI 172

Computer Mathematics

4

CSI 182

Leadership and Teamwork in Systems Analysis

4

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AUTOBODY REPAIR & REFINISHING Automotive Certificate of Completion: 134 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 154 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

This program prepares students for entrance into the automotive collision repair industry. All courses are taught in accordance with recommended industry procedures and standards set forth by industry recognized organizations such as the National Institute for Automotive AUTOBODY REPAIR & REFINISHING | AUTOMOTIVE

Service Excellence (ASE) and the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (ICAR). The program courses are divided into five main areas of study: Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair, Structural Analysis and Damage Repair, Mechanical and Electrical Components, Plastics and Adhesives, and Painting and Refinishing.

All shop training is performed using

state-of-the-art tools and equipment within one of the most modern facilities in the nation. Emphasis is placed on safety and professionalism. In order to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work. Students holding a recent Certificate of Completion from RTC should contact Enrollment Services for degree options. This program articulates with TechPrep programs through the South King County TechPrep Consortium.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ABDY 100

Intro to Collision Repair

CREDITS 2

ABDY 101

Estimating I

6

ABDY 102

Surface Preparation and Masking

5

ABDY 105

Paint Application I

6

ABDY 111

HAZMAT, Personal Safety, and Refinish Safety

2

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR and AED

2

QUARTER 2

78

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ABDY 112

Welding for Autobody Repair

ABDY 113

Autobody Repair Industry Careers

1

ABDY 114

Autobody Construction I

5

ABDY 116

Autobody Plastics Repair and Refinishing

3

ABDY 171

Communications for Autobody Repair

3

AMATH 160J

Math for Autobody Repair

3

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CREDITS 7

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ABDY 123

Straightening Metal

14

ABDY 128

Autobody Structure and Mechanics

3

ABDY 129

Shop Management/Communication

2

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ABDY 159

Live Autobody Repair and Refinishing

CREDITS 9

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ABDY 231

Estimating II

CREDITS

ABDY 232

Impact Analysis and Repair

3

ABDY 234

Autobody Construction II

4

ABDY 235

Door and Quarter Panel Replacement

5

ABDY 280

Shop Safety and Human Relations

2

6

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ABDY 106

Color Theory, Application, Tinting and Blending

CREDITS

ABDY 240

Advanced Autobody Repair

8

ABDY 241

Advanced Surface Preparation and Masking

4

ABDY 242

Paint Application II

4

ABDY 243

Auto Detail

2

ABDY 295

Co-op I* (optional)

5

2

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ABDY 250

Collision Related Mechanical Repair

CREDITS 11

ABDY 259

Live Autobody Repair and Refinishing

9

ABDY 291

Job Search Skills

2

ABDY 296

Co-op II*(optional)

AUTOBODY REPAIR & REFINISHING | AUTOMOTIVE

QUARTER 6

(10)

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175

Applied Math for Business & Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENG 100

Applied Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

This program is comprised of 29 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of a 2.0 grade or better in all courses.

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AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR Automotive Certificate of Completion: 66 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter

AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR | AUTOMOTIVE

The Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Technician program is the entry point for both the Automotive Technology and ITEC Automotive Repair Technician programs. Students receive three quarters of ASE / NATEF training in a hands-on, live-work environment and a quarter of internship in an approved automotive repair facility where students can put their skills to work in a real work environment. Successful students should be able to pass ASE Certification exams in Maintenance and Light Repair, Brakes, Steering & Suspension, and Heating & Air Conditioning. Successful students may choose to advance to either the Automotive Technology or the ITEC Automotive Service Technician program for more advanced training in vehicle power trains and electronics.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR & AED

CREDITS

AUTC 101

Safety/Environmental Issues

2

AUTC 112

Maintenance and Light Repair

8

AUTC 117

Electrical Systems

8

2

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 118

Brakes

CREDITS 9

AUTC 132

Steering and Suspension

9

AMATH 178J

Automotive Mathematics

3

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 191

Internship I

CREDITS 13

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 124

Heating and Air Conditioning

CREDITS 6

AUTC 171

Written Communications

3

AUTC 180

Human Relations/Customer Relations

3

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY Automotive Certificate of Completion: 50 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring Quarters

This three-quarter program is a follow-on to the Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair certificate. As an ASE/NATEF Master Certified provider of technical education training, this program prepares students for the challenges of working on today’s sophisticated and complex automobiles. Students learn all aspects of automotive repair and are provided with hands-on training in real-world shop environments using modern state of the art technologically advanced an ASE Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Certificate. Students are provided the opportunity for ASE certification in Engine Repair, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Manual Drive Train, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, Engine Performance, and Advanced Engine Diagnostics. By combining mechanical, electronic, math, communication and problem-solving skills with hands-on training, students develop a solid foundation to ensure their success in the automotive field. This program articulates with TechPrep programs through the South King County TechPrep Consortium.

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equipment and facilities. Students graduate with a Washington State Emission Certification and

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 228

Engine Repair

CREDITS 6

AUTC 233

Manual Drive Train and Axles

6

AUTC 204

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

6

QUARTER 6 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 216

Engine Performance

CREDITS 8

AUCT 226

Advanced Electronics

8

AUTC 281

Emission Certification

3

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 293

Internship II

CREDITS 13

This program is comprised of 29 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of a 2.0 grade or better in all courses.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY/ITEC Automotive Certificate of Completion: n/a

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 143 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring Quarters

Automotive Technology/ITEC is a four -quarter Associate of Applied Science (AAS) program option that is a follow-on to the Light Maintenance & Repair certificate.

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY/ITEC | AUTOMOTIVE

Students receive training in all eight NATEF/ASE automotive repair areas (Engine Repair, Manual Drive Train, Automatic Transmission, Brakes, Steering and Suspension, Heating and Air Conditioning, Electrical/ Electronic Systems, and Engine Performance).

Students gain

real work experience in the automotive shop environment and develop the competencies of a professional automotive technician. Students are provided the opportunity for ASE certification in all eight automotive categories and Washington State Authorized Emission Specialist certification. In addition to the technical courses, four General Education courses are required to obtain an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 293

Internship II

CREDITS 13

QUARTER 6 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 228

Engine Repair

CREDITS 6

AUTC 233

Manual Drive Train and Axles

6

AUTC 204

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

6

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 216

Engine Performance

CREDITS 8

AUCT 226

Advanced Electronics

8

AUTC 281

Emission Certification

3

QUARTER 8

84

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AUTC 294

Summer Internship

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CREDITS 7

Careers Start Here


COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 175

Applied Math for Business & Industry

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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AUTOMOTIVE, FORD ASSET Automotive Certificate of Completion: n/a

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 142 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter “bi-yearly”

Ford ASSET is a joint effort of Ford Motor Company, Renton Technical College, and a sponsoring Ford or Lincoln dealership. The ASSET program utilizes specific periods (approximately nine weeks) of classroom/lab instruction alternating with specific periods of full-time work

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experience at a Ford or Lincoln-Mercury dealership. Technical training on Ford automotive products is provided in all Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) repair areas plus specific Ford Motor Company Service Technician Specialty Training certification courses and covers the latest development of Ford technology including: engines, fuel management, electronics, transmission/ transaxles, brake systems, and air conditioning. The program applies, in a real work setting, what a student learns during the previous instructional session. The student becomes familiar with the dealership environment and the organizational structure while developing competencies that are expected of a professional automotive technician.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

FAS 101

Safety and Environmental Issues

CREDITS 2

FAS 111

Pre-Delivery Inspection

1

FAS 112

Basic Shop Skills

1

FAS 115

Electrical/Electronic Systems

9

FAS 191

Cooperative Training I Part A

4

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR and AED

2

QUARTER 2

86

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

FAS 118

Brake Systems

4

FAS 119

Steering and Suspension Systems

8

FAS 192

Cooperative Training I Part B

5

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

FAS 120

Engine Repair

6

FAS 193

Cooperative Training II

9

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 177J

Automotive Mathematics

FAS 123

Diesel Fundamentals

2

FAS 124

Climate Control Systems

5

FAS 171

Written Communications

3

3

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

FAS 216

Manual Transmissions and Drivetrains

CREDITS 6

FAS 294

Cooperative Training III

9

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

FAS 217

Automatic Transmissions

CREDITS 6

FAS 295

Cooperative Training IV

9

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

FAS 223

Engine Performance

CREDITS 14

FAS 227

Emissions Certificate

3

FAS 282

Human Relations/Workplace Skills

3

FAS 296

Cooperative Training V Part A

2

QUARTER 8 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

FAS 297

Cooperative Training V Part B

CREDITS 6

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QUARTER 6

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175

Applied Math for Business & Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcripts and evaluation of course work.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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BAND INSTRUMENT REPAIR TECHNOLOGY Manufacturing & Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 72 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 92 credits

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Mid-August or with Instructor Permission.

BAND INSTRUMENT REPAIR TECHNOLOGY | PRODUCT SERVICE

This program prepares graduates for entry-level employment in the band instrument repair and service trade. Students receive instruction in repair, maintenance, and adjustment of instruments belonging to the woodwind, brass, and percussion families. Special emphasis is placed on those skills, which make students employable in repair of these instruments. Related instruction is provided in safety, employment skills, and environmental concerns. To earn an Associate of Applied Science degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BIR 101

Introduction to Band Instrument Repair

BIR 102

Shop Practices and Safety for Band Instrument Repair

1

BIR 103

Band Instrument Cleaning and Sanitation

2

BIR 104

Soldering and Brazing Techniques

2

BIR 123

Woodwind Padding Techniques

4

BIR 185

Human Relations for Band Instrument Repair

3

BIR 191

String Instrument Repair for Band Instrument Repair

4

BIR 192

Machining Topics for Band Instrument Repair

4

AMATH 161V

Mathematics for Band Instrument Repair

3

1

QUARTER 2

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

BIR 115

Dent Removal Techniques

BIR 122

The Percussion Instruments

1

BIR 124

Clarinet Family Repair Techniques

6

BIR 126

lute Family Repair Techniques

6

BIR 134

Woodwind Performance and Testing Techniques

1

BIR 135

Piston Valve Instrument Repair Techniques

4

BIR 137

Rotary Valve Instrument Repair Techniques

4

BIR 144

Brasswind Performance and Testing Techniques

1

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COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BIR 125

axophone Family Repair Techniques

6

BIR 130

Advanced Woodwind Repair Techniques

4

BIR 136

Advanced Brass Repair Techniques

4

BIR 138

Trombone Repair Techniques

4

BIR 150

Capstone Project in Band Instrument Repair

1

BIR 173

Written and Oral Communications for Band Instrument Repair

3

BIR 188

Employment Skills for Band Instrument Repair

1

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AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business and Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

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BAND INSTRUMENT REPAIR WITH/GUITAR TECHNOLOGY Manufacturing & Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 91 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 111 credits

BAND INSTRUMENT REPAIR W/GUITAR TECHNOLOGY | PRODUCT SERVICE

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Students may enter June or Fall Quarter

This four quarter program prepares graduates for entry-level employment into the band instrument and fretted string instrument repair and service trade. Students receive instruction in repair, maintenance, and adjustment of instruments belonging to the woodwind, brass, fretted string and percussion families.  Special emphasis is placed on those skills, which make students employable in repair of these instruments.  Related instruction is provided in safety, employment skills, and environmental concerns. To earn an Associate of Applied Science degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BIR 101

Introduction to Band Instrument Repair

BIR 102

Shop Practices and Safety for Band Instrument Repair

1

BIR 103

Band Instrument Cleaning and Sanitization

2

BIR 104

Soldering and Brazing Techniques

2

BIR 123

Woodwind Padding Techniques

4

BIR 185

Human Relations for Band Instrument Repair

3

BIR 191

String Instrument Repair for Band Instrument Repair

4

BIR 192

Machining Topics for Band Instrument Repair

4

AMATH 161V

Mathematics for Band Instrument Repair

3

1

QUARTER 2

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

BIR 115

Dent Removal Techniques

2

BIR 122

The Percussion Instruments

1

BIR 124

Clarinet Family Repair Techniques

6

BIR 126

Flute Family Repair Techniques

6

BIR 134

Woodwind Performances and Testing Techniques

1

BIR 135

Piston Valve Instrument Repair Techniques

4

BIR 137

Rotary Valve Instrument Repair Techniques

4

BIR 144

Brasswind Performance and Testing Techniques

1

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BIR 125

Saxophone Family Repair Techniques

6

BIR 130

Advanced Woodwind Repair Techniques

4

BIR 136

Advanced Brass Repair Techniques

4

BIR 138

Trombone Repair Techniques

4

BIR 150

Capstone Project in Band Instrument Repair

1

BIR 173

Written and Oral Communications for Band Instrument Repair

3

BIR 188

Employment Skills for Band Instrument Repair

1

QUARTER 4 COURSE TITLE

STRN 100

Introduction to String Repair

CREDITS 1

STRN 110

Guitar Set-up

3

STRN 120

Electric Guitar

3

STRN 130

Basic Guitar Structural Repair

3

STRN 140

Fret Services

3

STRN 190

Capstone Project

1

STRN 210

Advanced Structural Repair

3

STRN 220

Finishing Techniques

2

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COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business and Industry

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COURSE #

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BASIC COMPUTER APPLICATION Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 13 credits

Monday - Friday | Varies

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Open entry

This program prepares students for employment in a variety of entry-level office positions. You receive hands-on computer training in the Windows operating system and the popular PowerPoint, and Publisher. Keyboarding skills are recommended for entering students.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

APP 101

Introduction to Windows I

1

APP 102

Introduction to Windows II

1

APP 105

Introduction to Keyboarding

1

APP 106

Keyboarding Skillbuilding I

1

APP 110

Outlook I

1

APP 115

Word I

1

APP 116

Word II

1

APP 120

Excel I

1

APP 121

Excel II

1

APP 125

Access I

1

APP 140

Using the Internet I

1

APP 145

PowerPoint I

1

APP 150

Publisher I

1

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software applications found in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access,

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BASIC MACHINING Manufacturing & Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 81 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Winter Quarter

This program prepares students to be manual machinists. Students learn to use conventional lathes and milling machines, as well as grinders and other equipment commonly found in manufacturing facilities.

Students learn manufacturing theory and practical skills, as well

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as blueprint reading, math, communications and human relations. The program lab includes many brands of machining equipment, so students will become comfortable using a variety of controls and displays. This program articulates with Tech Prep programs through the South King County Tech Prep Consortium.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MTEC 101

Machine Technology I

MTEC 111

Blueprint Reading I

3

MTEC 121

Machining Fundamentals - Lathe

8

MTEC 171

Communications I

1

AMATH 176S

Basic Math for Machining

6

4

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MTEC 103

Machine Technology II

MTEC 113

Blueprint Reading II

3

MTEC 123

Machining Fundamentals – Mill

8

MTEC 172

Communications II

1

MTEC 185

Human Relations

1

AMATH 186S

Algebra for Machine Technology

6

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MTEC 105

Machine Technology III

3

MTEC 115

Blueprint Reading III

3

MTEC 125

Machining Fundamentals - Precision Machining

8

MTEC 130

Basic Metrology

1

MTEC 173

Communications III

1

AMATH 187S

AMATH 187S Geometry for Machine Technology

6

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MTEC 140

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

8

AMATH 188S

Trigonometry for Machining

7

This program is comprised of 19 core courses of instruction. All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING Technology Certificate of Completion: 24 credits

Monday - Friday | TBD

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Quarter

This program is intended for those individuals who wish to obtain employment in career fields where the production of technical drawings is an integral part of the organization’s day-to-

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day operations. Course offerings are tailored to program administration and address specific skill specialization areas within the drafting profession. The total course of instruction takes 15 credits, with a Certificate of Completion awarded. This program can be completed in as little as three quarters, but actual completion time will be a factor of individual student desires and scheduling. Four quarters is considered nominal time to finish. All courses must be completed as listed for a certificate to be awarded, unless evidence of prior learning can be provided. These also are available to industry professionals and others who have had prior computer aided drafting experience and wish to upgrade their skills and knowledge in specific areas. Students are welcome to take any course when offered which they feel may be of benefit and for which they have met any listed prerequisites. All courses emphasize hands-on training and are taught using the latest versions of AutoCAD software. Practical application is stressed wherever possible. Renton Technical College is an authorized Autodesk® Training Center.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

DFTS 114

AutoCAD® - Level I

CREDITS 3

DFTS 116

AutoCAD® - Level II

3

DFTS 118

AutoCAD® - Level III

3

DFTS 140

Programming for AutoCAD®

6

This program is comprised of 29 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of a 2.0 grade or better in all courses.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 19 credits

Monday - Friday | TBA

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Summer and Winter Quarter

This program is designed to provide the training and the clinical experience required to prepare you for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST). It can also be your first step towards a career in the healthcare field. You gain knowledge of National and International You study the principles of microbiology

with emphasis on decontamination, disinfection and sterilization, with an over view of medical terminology, fundamentals of human anatomy, proper care and handling of surgical instrumentation, basic surgical instrument identification, inventory control, distribution, purchasing, and healthcare trends. An internship at a local hospital is included in the program.

SUMMER START - QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CST 101

Central Service Technician Fundamentals

6

CST 102

Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR, AED & Bloodborne Pathogens

2

CST 103

Central Service Technician Skills Laboratory

2

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CST 191

Central Service Clinical Practicum

3

CST 192

Central Service Clinical Practicum II

6

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standards for decontamination and sterilization.

WINTER START - QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CST 101

Central Service Technician Fundamentals

CREDITS 6

CST 102

Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR, AED & Bloodborne Pathogens

2

CST 103

Central Service Technician Skills Laboratory

2

CST 191

Central Service Clinical Practicum I

3

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CST 192

Central Service Clinical Practicum II

CREDITS 6

* This program is comprised of 5 courses of instruction. All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a C (2.0) or better (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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CERTIFIED MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN Allied Health Certificate of Completion: n/a

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 158 credits

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

CERTIFIED MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN | ALLIED HEALTH

This program prepares students as a Certified Medical Laboratory Technician.

Graduates

provide clinical information for disease prevention, medical diagnosis, and treatment of patients by processing specimens and performing laboratory tests by manual and automated systems. Graduates may work in hospital labs, private clinical labs, industrial labs, research facilities, environmental labs, veterinary laboratories, or public health. Clinical rotations and specialty areas are subject to change.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BIOL& 105

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

5

BIOL& 160

General Biology

5

CHEM& 121

General Chemistry

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

HLTH 105

Medical Terminology

3

MATH 085

Beginning Algebra

5

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 170

Math for Health Sciences

5

BIOL& 260

Microbiology

5

MATH 095

Intermediate Algebra

5

MLT 101

Clinical Laboratory Procedures I

3

MLT 102

Fundamentals of MLT

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

QUARTER 3

100

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MATH 146

Statistics

5

MLT 103

Laboratory Safety, CPR, HIV

2

MLT 104

Coagulation

2

MLT 105

Coagulation Lab

1

MLT 109

Multicultural Applications

3

MLT 115

Hematology

6

MLT 116

Hematology Lab

3

MLT 180

Human Relations I

2

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QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MLT 120

Immunhemotology

6

MLT 121

Immunhemotology Lab

2

MLT 183

Human Relations II

3

QUARTER 5 COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MLT 106

Law and Ethics

3

MLT 107

Blood Bank Foundations

4

MLT 108

Blood Bank Lab

1

MLT 110

Clinical Fundamental Chemistry

5

MLT 118

Microbiology for MLT

6

MLT 119

Microbiology Lab

3

MLT 170

Communications

3

QUARTER 6 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MLT 111

Urinalysis

CREDITS

MLT 112

Urinalysis Lab

2

MLT 113

Parasitology

4

MLT 114

Parasitology Lab

3

MLT 117

Advanced Chemistry for MLT

6

MLT 181

Professional Development

3

6

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MLT 190

Clinical I

CREDITS 5

MLT 191

Clinical II

5

MLT 192

Clinical III

5

MLT 194

Preceptorship Clinical

3

This program is comprised of 40 courses of instruction. All courses required for the Associate of Applied Science - Transfer degree are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or better (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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CERTIFIED OFFICE PROFESSIONAL–EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Business Technology Certificate of Completion: n/a

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 104 credits

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Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

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Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter Quarter or with Instructor Permission.

Students receive extensive hands-on experience using the Windows operating system and business software such as Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Emphasis is placed on developing oral and written communication skills, understanding current office procedures, working in teams, and developing critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. This program provides a foundation for students in preparing for industry certifications such as MOS®, IC3, CAP/OM and OPAC. Our graduates are gaining employment fully confident in their abilities to meet the needs of today’s office in fields such as banking, hi-tech, service, manufacturing, educational and government agencies. A cooperative education or internship option is required. Transfer credit from other institutions is considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SECY 100

Operating System and Internet

5

APP 101

Introduction to Windows I

1

APP 102

Introduction to Windows II

1

SECY 152

Integrated Business Procedures I

6

APP 115

Word I

1

SECY 170

Communication with Technology I

2

APP 105

Introduction to Keyboarding

1

ENGL 075

Business English

4

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QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

SECY 150

Office Suite I

3

APP 145

PowerPoint I

1

APP 146

PowerPoint II

1

APP 110

Outlook I

1

APP 111

Outlook II

1

AMATH 166V

Integrated Financial Applications

7

SECY 171

Communication with Technology II

2

APP 106

Keyboarding Skillbuilding I

1

ENGL 085

Business Communication

4

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SECY 151

Office Suite II

CREDITS 3

APP 120

Excel I

1

APP 121

Excel II

1

APP 125

Access I

1

APP 126

Access II

1

SECY 153

Integrated Business Procedures II

6

APP 116

Word II

1

SECY 172

Communication with Technology III

5

HUM 101

Human Relations

3

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

SECY 190

Applied Professional Training I

2

SECY 191

Applied Professional Training II

6

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication OR another Gen Ed of Choice

5

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

SECY 290

Certification Preparation I

3

SECY 294

Cooperative Work Experience/Internship

5

APP 107

Keyboarding Skillbuilding II

1

AMATH 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry OR

5

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QUARTER 3

A Gen Ed of Choice; if load is too heavy, a Gen Ed can be moved to 6th Quarter

QUARTER 6 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

SECY 291

Certification Preparation II

3

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

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CERTIFIED OFFICE PROFESSIONAL–OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 73 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

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Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

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Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter Quarter or with Instructor Permission.

Experience hands-on computer training for the foundation necessary for an entry-level career position in today’s office as a receptionist or office support specialist. In addition to keyboarding and hands-on training on computers using the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office applications, students study business math, business English, human relations and customer service, and develop general clerical skills. This program provides a foundation for students in preparing for industry certifications such as MOS®, IC® and OPAC. A cooperative education option or internship may be available.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

SECY 100

Operating System and Internet

5

SECY 152

Integrated Business Procedures I

6

SECY 170

Communication with Technology I

2

ENGL 075

Business English

4

APP 101

Introduction to Windows I

1

APP 102

Introduction to Windows II

1

APP 105

Introduction to Keyboarding

1

APP 115

Word I

1

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SECY 150

Office Suite I

3

SECY 171

Communication with Technology II

2

APP 106

Keyboarding Skillbuilding I

1

AMATH 166V

Integrated Financial Applications

7

ENGL 085

Business Communication

4

APP 145

PowerPoint I

1

APP 146

PowerPoint II

1

APP 110

Outlook I

1

APP 111

Outlook II

1

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

SECY 151

Office Suite II

3

SECY 153

Integrated Business Procedures II

6

SECY 172

Communication with Technology II

5

HUM 101

Human Relations

3

APP 121

Excel II

1

APP 125

Access I

1

APP 126

Access II

1

APP 116

Word II

1

APP 120

Excel I

1

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SECY 190

Applied Professional Training I

CREDITS 2

SECY 191

Applied Professional Training II

6

APP 107

Keyboarding Skillbuilding II

1

OPTIONAL COURSES COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SECY 294

Cooperative Work Experience (OPTIONAL)

CREDITS (5)

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CIVIL CADD Technology Certificate of Completion: 81 credits

Monday - Friday | 4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 101 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings in support of civil engineers engaged in designing and executing projects such as highways, dams, bridges, tunnels and other facilities, as well as commercial and residential development projects. The students learn to produce site/civil drawings, layouts and designs under the supervision of an engineer or senior designers. The program includes instruction in basic civil engineering principles, mapping, computer-aided drafting (CAD), pipe drafting, CIVIL CADD | TECHNOLOGY

survey interpretation and blueprint reading. To earn an Associate of Applied Science degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education (see below).

QUARTER 1 COURSE # CIV 113

COURSE TITLE Introduction to Computer Aided Design

CREDITS 5

CIV 101

Introduction to Civil Drafting

5

CIV 131

Computer Familiarization

4

CIVS 106

Orthographic Projections and Sections

3

AMTH 171J

Technical Mathematics for Civil I

9

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CIV - 121

Introduction to Field Surveying

5

CIV - 248

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

5

CIV - 125

Road Design

4

AMATH 172J

Technical Mathematics for Civil II

3

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CIV - 163

Physics for Civil CADD

CIV - 159

Scheduling and Estimating

5

CIV - 152

CAD Standards

4

CIV - 153

CAD Customization

3

CIV - 156

Subdivision Layout

3

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QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CIV - 291

Civil CADD Practicum

5

CIV - 173

Technical Writing for Civil CADD

5

CIV - 183

Human Relations and Workplace Readiness

4

CIV - 294

Cooperative Education/Internship (optional)

3

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 185

Applied Math, for Business & Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COMMERCIAL BUILDING ENGINEER Construction & Building Technology Certificate of Completion: 129credits

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 149 credits

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ; 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday | 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ; 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring Quarter

This program is designed so students can enroll for mornings, afternoons, or evenings to

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better fit their working schedule. Instruction areas include refrigeration and building systems,

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boiler operations, and hazardous waste management. Students learn to regulate and maintain heating, cooling, and ventilation systems for commercial buildings. An emphasis is placed on practical experience and hands-on training whenever possible. This program is a recognized “School of Technology” by the cities of Seattle and Tacoma advisory boards. This program offers a Commercial Building Engineering certificate of completion and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Commercial Building Engineering. To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. The General Education requirements are listed below. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 170S

Math Refresher

4

CBE 101

Fundamentals of Electricity and Lab

6

CBE 102

Advance Electrical and Lab

5

CBE 103

National Electrical Code

4

CBE 104

Computer Fundamentals and Lab

6

CBE 105

Boiler Operators

8

CBE 106

Boiler Lab

4

CBE 107

Refrigeration and A/C Fundamentals

4

CBE 108

Refrigeration Lab

2

CBE 205

Fire and Life Safety Systems

6

CBE 111

Control Fundamentals

7

CBE 112

Pneumatic Controls and Lab

6

CBE 113

Preventive Maintenance and Lab

4

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CBE 115

Refrigeration and A/C Systems

CREDITS 5

CBE 116

HVAC/Plumbing Distribution

4

CBE 117

Safety and Health

2

CBE 118

Critical Systems

4

CBE 150

Hazardous Waste Management

3

CBE 170

Communications for the Stationary Engineer

4

CBE 180

Human Relations and Leadership Skills

4

CBE 190

LEED Green Building

4

CBE 201

Direct Digital Controls and Lab

5

CBE 202

Advanced Direct Digital Controls and Labs

4

CBE 203

Energy Conservation and Lab

4

CBE 204

Architectural Prints and Lab

5

CBE 206

Air and Water Balancing and Lab

6

CBE 207

Indoor Air Quality

6

CBE 208

Instrumentation for Stationary Engineers

3

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra, for Business & Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

This program is comprised of 29 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of a 2.0 grade or better in all courses.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 74 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m .- 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 94 credits

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Students may enter at any time

This program prepares students for employment in a variety of entry-level office positions. You receive hands-on computer training in the Windows operating system and the popular software COMPUTER APPLICATIONS | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

applications found in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint,

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and Publisher. Keyboarding skills are recommended for entering students. (Students entering without keyboarding skills may take longer to complete.) To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 085

Applications Orientation

2

APP 105

Introduction to Keyboarding

1

APP 101

Introduction to Windows I

1

APPL 101

Introduction to Windows I Skills

2

APP 102

Introduction to Windows II

1

APPL 102

Introduction to Windows II Skills

2

APP 140

Using the Internet I

1

APPL 140

Internet I Skills

2

APP 141

Using the Internet II

1

APPL 141

Internet II Skills

2

APP 115

Word I

1

APP 116

Word II

1

APP 180

Beginning Skill Development

5

AMATH 165V

Business Math

2

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QUARTER 2 COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

APP 106

Keyboarding Skillbuilding I

1

APP 130

HTML Design I*

1

APP 131

HTML Design II*

1

APP 110

Outlook I

1

APPL 110

Outlook I Skills

2

APP 111

Outlook II

1

APPL 111

Outlook II Skills

2

APP 120

Excel I

1

APP 121

Excel II

1

APP 125

Access I

1

APPL 125

Access I Skills

2

APP 126

Access II

1

APPL 126

Access II Skills

2

HUM 101

Human Relations

3

APP 182

Intermediate Skills Development

4

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 107

Keyboarding Skillbuilding II

CREDITS

APP 145

PowerPoint I

1

APPL 145

PowerPoint I Skills

2

APP 146

PowerPoint II

1

APPL 146

PowerPoint II Skills

2

APP 150

Publisher I**

1

APPL 150

Publisher I Skills**

2

APP 151

Publisher II**

1

APPL 151

Publisher II Skills**

2

APP 184

Advanced Skill Development

5

APP 191

Job Search Skills

4

ENGL 075

Business English

APP 192

Cooperative Work Experience (optional)

1

4

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COURSE #

(4)

OPTIONAL COURSES COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 135

Data Entry I*

(1)

APP 136

Data Entry II*

(1)

APP 170

Photoshop I**

(1)

APPL 170

Photoshop I Skills**

(2)

APP 171

Photoshop II**

(1)

APPL 171

Photoshop II Skills**

(2)

APP 175

Dreamweaver I*

(1)

APP 176

Dreamweaver II*

(1)

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COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

*Students must take either APP 130 and APP 131, APP 135 and APP 136 - OR- APP 175 and APP 176. **Students must take either APP 150, APPL 150, APP 151, and APPL 151 - OR- APP 170, APPL 170, APP 17 1, and APPL 17 1.

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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - ACCELERATED Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 74 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m .- 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 94 credits

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS ACCELERATED | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Students may enter at any time

This program prepares students for employment in a variety of entry-level office positions. You receive hands-on computer training in the Windows operating system and the popular software applications found in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Keyboarding skills are recommended for entering students. (Students entering without keyboarding skills may take longer to complete.)

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 105

Introduction to Keyboarding

CREDITS 1

APP 106

Keyboarding Skillbuilding I

1

APP 101

Introduction to Windows I

1

APP 102

Introduction to Windows II

1

APP 140

Using the Internet I

1

APP 141

Using the Internet II

1

APP 115

Word I

1

APP 116

Word II

1

APP 130

HTML Design I*

1

APP 131

HTML Design II*

1

APP 110

Outlook I

1

APP 111

Outlook II

1

APP 180

Beginning Skill Development

5

QUARTER 2

114

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 107

Keyboarding Skillbuilding II

1

APP 120

Excel I

1

APP 121

Excel II

1

APP 125

Access I

1

APP 126

Access II

1

APP 145

PowerPoint I

1

APP 146

PowerPoint II

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QUARTER 2 contunied COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

APP 150

Publisher I**

1

APP 151

Publisher II**

1

APP 191

Job Search Skills

4

APP 184

Advanced Skill Development

5

OPTIONAL COURSES COURSE TITLE

APP 135

Data Entry I*

CREDITS (1)

APP 136

Data Entry II*

(1)

APP 170

Photoshop I**

(1)

APP 171

Photoshop II**

(1)

APP 175

Dreamweaver I*

(1)

APP 176

Dreamweaver II*

(1)

APP 192

Cooperative Work Experience (OPTIONAL)

(4)

*Students must take either APP 130 and APP 131 - OR- APP 135 and APP 136 - OR- APP 175 and APP 176. **Students must take either APP 150 and APP 151 - OR- APP 170 and APP 17 1.

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COURSE #

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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS-ADVANCED Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 19 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Students may enter at any time

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS - ADVANCED | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

This advanced program option gives students an advantage when preparing for employment in a variety of entry-level office positions. This advanced option will also help students who plan to prepare for Microsoft’s MCAS testing. You’ll receive hands-on computer training in the more advanced features found in the Microsoft Office package including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Keyboarding skills are necessary for students wanting to take this Advanced option.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APP 117

Word III

CREDITS 4

APP 122

Excel III

4

APP 127

Access III

4

APP 130

HTML Design I*

(1)

APP 131

HTML Design II*

(1)

APP 135

Data Entry I*

APP 136

Data Entry II*

1

APP 150

Publisher I**

(1)

APP 151

Publisher II**

(1)

APP 170

Photoshop I**

1

APP 171

Photoshop II**

1

APP 175

Dreamweaver I*

1

APP 176

Dreamweaver II*

1

APP 186

Skill Development

1

APP 192

Cooperative Work Experience (OPTIONAL)

1

(4)

*Students must have completed APP 130, APP 131, APP 135, APP 136, APP 175, and APP 176 to be eligible for the Advanced program Certificate of Completion. **Students must have taken APP 150, APP 151, APP 170 and APP 17 1 to be eligible for the Advanced certificate.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COMPUTER NETWORK TECHNOLOGY Technology Certificate of Completion: 75 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 95 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter

The Computer Network Technology program is designed for entry-level students to develop skills needed to gain employment as computer network installation, configuration, and support COMPUTER NETWORK TECHNOLOGY | TECHNOLOGY

technicians. Students receive training in basic electronic theory and progress through classes in maintenance and repair of Microsoft Windows and Linux Operating system environments. Students are prepared for industry certifications, including CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, Linux+, and Microsoft Windows Server. Both server and workstation configurations are taught in this one-year program. Students who successfully pass all competencies are awarded a Certificate of Completion. Advanced standing is possible for Tech Prep students or for those able to present transcript evidence of prior training. To earn an Associate of Applied Science degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 173J

Survey of Electronics with Mathematics

4

CNT 151

Comp TIA A+ Essentials

6

CNT 156

Comp TIA A+IT Technician

6

CNT 159

Comp TIA Network+

6

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CNT 251

Windows Server 2008 Network Administration

CREDITS 7

CNT 253

Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

7

CNT 255

Cloud Computing Virtualization

7

QUARTER 3

118

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CNT 259

Enterprise Network Technology

CNT 263

Linux System Administrations

7

CNT 264

Network Security

3

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QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CNT 257

Wireless Networking Fundamentals

7

CNT 271

Communications and HR in the Workplace

5

OPTIONAL COURSES COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CNT 294

Internship/Coop (Optional)

CREDITS (5)

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business & Industry

CREDITS

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

ENGL 100 OR ENGL& 101

Applied Composition OR English Composition

5

AMATH 174J

Computer Mathematics

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

5

a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

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COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL Manufacturing & Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 36 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall or Winter Quarter if openings are available.

COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL | MFG & PRODUCT SERVICE

This two-quarter program is designed for students who have experience in machine operation, feeds and speeds, and an understanding of basic shop math. Instruction is both theoretical and practical, and includes manual and computer programming using the latest CNC/CAM software. This program is taught in a machine shop facility equipped with industrial size 3, 4 and 5-axis vertical and horizontal milling machines and lives tooling turning center with conversational control. In this program, students are introduced to micro-computer hardware, the Windows operating system, and the basics of computer numerical control (CNC) machines, and programming CNC machines using Mastercam software. Students also learn information literacy, hazardous material processes, and manufacturing trends

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MTEC 212

Manufacturing Resources & Research

CREDITS 6

MTEC 231

CNC I

12

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MTEC 220

Hazardous Materials

CREDITS 2

MTEC 232

CNC II

12

MTEC 240

Manufacturing Trends

4

This program is comprised of 5 core courses of instruction. All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COMPUTER PROGRAMMING Technology Certificate of Completion: 24 credits

Monday - Friday | TBD

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring Quarters

This program is ideal for those individuals with no previous experience who wish to enter this exciting and demanding career field. Course offerings are designed to take students from learning the fundamentals of programming through the creation of complex programs written in higher-level languages. The full program consists of 24 credits of instruction, with a certificate be able to complete the program in as little as one year, with six quarters being nominal. Students are welcome to take any course when offered which they feel may be of benefit and for which they have met any listed prerequisites. All courses emphasize hands-on training and are taught using the latest versions of applicable language compilers and interpreters. Practical applications are stressed wherever possible. All courses must be completed for certificate award, unless evidence of prior learning can be provided. Students with no previous programming experience must enroll in CSIS 120, Fundamentals of Programming, prior to attempting any of the programming language offerings.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CSIS 131

Introduction to C# Programming

CREDITS 6

CSIS 132

Intermediate C# Programming

6

Elective**

6

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of completion awarded. Students who progress through the program without interruption may

Course of ferings may change as new technologies develop. Substitution of prior credits earned for current certificate requirements will be approved on a case-by-case basis. ** Elective option must be chosen from one of the following course of ferings: C SIS 128 , Advanced C++; C SIS 137, Introduction to Sof tware Testing; C SIS 152, IT Project Management; C SIS 231, Advanced C# Programming

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COMPUTER SCIENCE Technology Certificate of Completion: 71 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 166 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall or Winter Quarter

This Computer Science program is a follow-on to the Applications Developer certificate. The student’s education is expanded to prepare for entry in various careers in the Information Technology industry. Job titles include: Client-Server Application Developer/Programmer; Software Tester; Systems Analyst; Database Developer/Administrator; Network Administrator/

COMPUTER SCIENCE | TECHNOLOGY

Specialist; Internet Applications Developer/ Webmaster, IT Project Manager. Students design, develop and test client-server applications with emphasis placed on Microsoft Visual Studio. NET., C#, Web development (ASP.NET), SQL database development (Microsoft SQL Server), graphics, XML, networking, software testing, e-commerce and Java. Reinforcement of theory is achieved through lab projects and close instructor contact. Safety is emphasized and leadership, ethics, teamwork, math and written/verbal communications are covered. Project management for Information Technology is presented with hands-on practice using curriculum modeled after the COMPTIA certification content. To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the Computer Science certificate (71 credits) program plus all requirements for the Applications Developer certificate (75 credits) and 20 credits of General Education. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work. Students completing the AAS degree requirements may transfer to City University, DeVry University, and University of Phoenix with junior standing in a variety of business and computer related Bachelor degree programs.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CSI 256

Advanced Programming Concepts with C#

7

CSI 258

SQL Server Development and Administration

7

CSI 277

IT Industry Research and Writing

7

QUARTER 2

122

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CSI 245

Java for C# Programmers

7

CSI 291

Developing Web Applications with ASP.NET

7

CSI 253

Client Server Development with ADD.NET

7

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CSI 220

IT Project Management and Team Building

7

CSI 281

E-Commerce and Business Finance

7

CSI 250

Rich Internet Applications

7

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CSI 293

Capstone Design and Development Project

CREDITS 8

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE Applications Developer

CREDITS 75

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

Applied Algebra for Business & Industry

5

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5 5

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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AMATH 185 CMST& 101

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CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT Construction and Building Technology Certificate of Completion: 75 credits

Monday - Friday | 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 90 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Quarterly

Prepare for careers in construction management as a project manager, superintendent,

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT | CONSTRUCTION

estimator, safety officer, and other administrators. Students learn estimating, scheduling, project management, human resources management, and other skills that are critical in the construction management field. Students can enroll on a part-time or full-time basis, and can earn a certificate of an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

* Core Requirements - Required Construction Design Principles and Practice Courses

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CONST 101 *

Introduction to Construction and Architecture

2

CONST 160 *

Materials, Methods & Equipment

3

CONST 140 *

Construction Plan Reading

3

CONST 280 *

Building Codes

3

CONST 183 *

Mechanical and Electrical Systems

3

CONST 270 *

Structural Design

2

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CONST 260 *

Project Management

5

CONST 202 *

Quantity Survey and Estimating

6

CONST 230 *

Planning and Scheduling

3

QUARTER 3

124

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CONST 225 *

Contract Administration

3

CONST 262 *

Labor Agreements

1

CONST 261 *

Human Relations for the Construction Industry

3

CONST 250 *

Safety and Accident Prevention

3

CONST 251 *

Safety Planning and Administration

1

CONST 185 *

Civil Construction

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Required Business and Management Courses COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CONST 115

Accounting for Construction Management

CREDITS 5

or ACCT& 201

Principles of Accounting I

5

Required Math, Computers, and Communications Courses COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

APPS 115

Word I

CREDITS 1

APPS 120

Excel I

1

CONST 266

Advanced Computers for Construction I

1

CONST 267

Advanced Computers for Construction II

3

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

OR English Composition

5

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business and Industry

5

OR MATH& 141

Pre-Calculus I

5

*Core Courses (Construction)

Elective Courses (9 credits required) COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ACCT& 202

Principles of Accounting II

5

APPS 110

Outlook I

5

APPS 111

Outlook II

1

APPS 116

Word II

1

APPS 121

Excel II

1

APPS 125

Access I

1

APPS 140

Using the Internet I

1

APPS 141

Using the Internet II

1

APPS 145

PowerPoint I

1

APPS 146

PowerPoint II

1

CONST 105

Spanish for Construction Supervisors

3

CONST 171

American Architecture History and Design

3

CONST 190

Cooperative Work Experience, Trades

4

CONST 265

Marketing for Construction Proposals

3

CONST 268

Introduction to Sustainability

3

CONST 290

Cooperative Work Experience, Construction Management

4

DFTS 114

AutoCAD速 - Level I

3

DFTS 116

AutoCAD速 - Level II

3

DFTS 133

AutoCAD Architecture Essentials

1

DFTS 135

Sketch-Up Basics

1

DFTS 136

Revit Architecture Essentials

2

DFTS 137

Revit Architecture Advanced

2

MATH& 142

Pre-Calculus II

5

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Elective Courses (9 credits required) COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SURS 110

Basic Surveying

CREDITS 3

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

CREDITS 5

GEOL& 101

Introduction to Physical Geology

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

OR

OR

SOC& 101

Survey of Sociology

5

A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have a minimum of 2.0 in each core course* and an average of 2.0 in all other courses.

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT | CONSTRUCTION

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CULINARY ARTS Culinary Arts Certificate of Completion: 108 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 128 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 128 credits

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter

The Culinary Arts certificate program is accredited with the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC). It is designed to train students for work in the hospitality industry. All phases of basic fundamental cookery are addressed in a concise curriculum within a well-equipped industry kitchen and professional classroom. Emphasis is on the development of skills and techniques necessary for advancement within the CULINARY ARTS | CULINARY ARTS

industry. This program offers both lecture-based and lab-based courses. Beginning courses include fundamentals of knife skills, culinary safety/sanitation and introduction to the industry. In addition, the advanced lab-based courses include various cooking methodologies, garde manger techniques, advanced techniques, internship and more. Upon completion of Renton Technical College’s Culinary Arts program graduates who have received an AAS or AAS-T degree and are current American Culinary Federation members have the opportunity to be certified as a “Certified Culinarian” by the ACFEF. To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work. Students holding a recent Certification of Completion from RTC should contact the Registrar for degree options.

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CUL 101

Culinary Safety – Sanitation

3

CUL 102

Introduction to Food Industry

4

CUL 103

Knife Skills I

3

CUL 104

Boucher

3

CUL 106

Nutrition

3

CUL 107

Saucier I

3

CUL 108

Saucier II

3

CUL 109

Entremetier I

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QUARTER 1 - 6 (Continued) COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CUL 110

Moist Heat Cooking Methods

3

CUL 111

Dry Heat Cooking Methods

3

CUL 112

American Regional Cooking

3

CUL 113

International Cooking

3

CUL 114

Delicatessen I

3

CUL 115

Delicatessen II

3

CUL 116

Garde Manger I

3

CUL 117

Garde Manger II

3

CUL 118

Breakfast Cookery

3

CUL 119

Bakery Basics

3

CUL 120

Purchasing and Receiving

3

CUL 121

Dining Room Service

3

CUL 122

Wine Appreciation

3

CUL 123

Entremetier II

3

CUL 124

Fry Station

3

CUL 125

Saute Station

3

CUL 126

Broiler Station

3

CUL 127

Lead Line

3

CUL 128

Pantry

3

CUL 129

Advanced Techniques – Practical

3

CUL 130

Sous Chef

3

CUL 131

Capstone

1

CUL 180

Industry Communications – Human Relations

5

CUL 190

Cooperative/Internship/Work Experience

9

AMATH 160R

Culinary Mathematics – Cost Control

5

CULINARY | CULINARY ARTS

COURSE #

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 175

Applied Math, for Business & Industry

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS-T DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

CREDITS 5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

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DATABASE/BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CERTIFICATE Technology Certificate of Completion: 19 credits

Monday - Friday | TBD

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

DATABASE/BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CERTIFICATE | TECHNOLOGY

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

The Database/Business Intelligence certificate

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter

prepares the students with the tools to

design and maintain business-class database systems using the latest version of SQL Server. The students apply this knowledge to the set-up of data warehouses and their use in business analytics.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CSIS 113

Relational Database Principles

5

CSIS 118

SQL Server (TRANSACT)

5

CSIS 117

SQL Server Administration

5

CSIS 162

Data Warehouse Implementation

4

This program is comprised of 29 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of a 2.0 grade or better in all courses.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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DENTAL ASSISTANT Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 71 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 91 credits

(Hours vary during clinical and internship exp)

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 91 Credits

Enrollment Point: Fall or Winter Quarter

This program has been granted accreditation approval by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, a division of the American Dental Association. Students are prepared for employment as Certified Dental Assistants (CDA). CDA’s work in dental offices performing such tasks as four-handed dentistry, bookkeeping, x-rays, and expanded functions. The program

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includes lectures, demonstrations, small and large group discussions, and practicum

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Class meets Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. On clinic days, class meets from 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The last six weeks of the program is full-time internship at dental offices and/or clinics. The hours during internship vary depending on the intern site. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core course requirements (two [2] attempts per course only). To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science–Transfer (AAS-T) degree, students must complete the certificate program and meet the general education course requirements.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

DENT 100

First Aid, CPR and Vital Signs

2

DENT 101

Dental Profession

1

DENT 102

Pre-Clinical Assisting I

3

DENT 104

Dental Materials I

4

DENT 133

Infection Control

2

DENT 141

Head and Neck Anatomy

1

DENT 142

Oral Anatomy

1

DENT 143

Tooth Morphology

1

DENT 144

Microbiology

1

DENT 153

Radiology I

3

DENT 171

Communications

4

AMATH 161G

Mathematics

1

DENT 181

Human Relations

4

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QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

DENT 103

Clinical Assisting I

5

DENT 112

Pre-Clinical Assisting II

4

DENT 114

Dental Materials II

3

DENT 134

Specialties

1

DENT 145

Anatomy and Physiology

1

DENT 146

Oral Pathology

1

DENT 147

Embryology and Histology

1

DENT 148

Psychology

1

DENT 154

Radiology II

2

QUARTER 3 COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

DENT 105

Expanded Functions I

1

DENT 106

Expanded Functions II

1

DENT 113

Clinical Assisting II

1

DENT 115

Clinical Assisting III

1

DENT 138

Business Administration

1

DENT 149

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

1

DENT 151

Preventive Dentistry

1

DENT 152

Nutrition

1

DENT 155

Radiology III

1

DENT 156

Radiology IV

1

DENT 191

Job Seeking Skills

1

DENT 192

Internship I

3

DENT 193

Internship II

3

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

DENT 137

Laboratory Procedures I

CREDITS 1

DENT 139

Laboratory Procedures II

1

DENT 194

Internship III

5

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COURSE #

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COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

DENT 100

First Aid, CPR and Vital Signs

2

DENT 101

Dental Profession

1

DENT 102

Pre-Clinical Assisting I

3

DENT 104

Dental Materials I

4

DENT 133

Infection Control

2

DENT 141

Head and Neck Anatomy

1

DENT 142

Oral Anatomy

1

DENT 143

Tooth Morphology

1

DENT 144

Microbiology

1

DENT 153

Radiology I

3

DENT 171

Communications

4

AMATH 161G

Mathematics

1

DENT 181

Human Relations

4

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134

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

DENT 103

Clinical Assisting I 5

2

DENT 112

Pre-Clinical Assisting II

4

DENT 114

Dental Materials II 3

3

DENT 134

Specialties

1

DENT 145

Anatomy and Physiology 1

2

DENT 146

Oral Pathology

1

DENT 147

Embryology and Histology

1

DENT 148

Psychology

1

DENT 154

Radiology II

2

DENT 153

Radiology I

3

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

DENT 105

Expanded Functions I

1

DENT 113

Clinical Assisting II

1

DENT 138

Business Administration

1

DENT 149

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

1

DENT 152

Nutrition

1

DENT 155

Radiology III

1

DENT 191

Job Seeking Skills

1

DENT 137

Laboratory Procedures I 1

1

DENT 192

Internships I

3

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QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

DENT 156

Radiology IV

1

DENT 151

Preventive Dentistry

1

DENT 115

Clinical Assisting III

1

DENT 106

Expanded Functions II

1

DENT 139

Laboratory Procedures II

1

DENT 193

Internships II

3

DENT 194

Internship III

5

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175

Applied Math for Business & Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS-T DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BIOL& 260

Microbiology

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

MATH 110

College Algebra

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

* This program is comprised of 38 courses of instruction. All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or better (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses. Which require a Satisfactory (S) grade). In order to continue.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION INITIAL CERTIFICATE Education & Human Services Certificate of Completion: 12 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

young children. Through classroom instruction and practical experience, this program builds the foundation for teaching and working effectively with children birth to age eight. Students gain skills necessary for designing curriculum, creating positive learning environments, and providing developmentally appropriate activities while taking into consideration culturally relevant and anti-bias practices. Students are required to complete an internship at a childcare center or in early childhood facilities where students may be currently employed. This program meets the Washington State Licensing Requirements for program supervisor and/or director.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ECED& 105

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

CREDITS 5

ECED& 107

Health, Safety, Nutrition

5

ECED& 120

Practicum-Nurturing Relationships

2

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD CAREERS SHORT TERM CERTIFICATE Education & Human Services Certificate of Completion: 20 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAREERS SHORT TERM CERTIFICATE | EDUCATION

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

The Early Childhood Careers program prepares students for the care and early education of young children. Through classroom instruction and practical experience, this program builds the foundation for teaching and working effectively with children birth to age eight. Students gain skills necessary for designing curriculum, creating positive learning environments, and providing developmentally appropriate activities while taking into consideration culturally relevant and anti-bias practices. Students are required to complete an internship at a childcare center or in early childhood facilities where students may be currently employed. This program meets the Washington State Licensing Requirements for program supervisor and/or director.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ECED& 105

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

5

ECED& 107

Health, Safety, Nutrition

5

ECED& 120

Practicum-Nurturing Relationships

2

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

EDUC& 130

Guiding Behavior

3

EDUC& 115

Child Development

5

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EARLY CHILDHOOD CAREERS STATE CERTIFICATE Education & Human Services Certificate of Completion: 47 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

young children. Through classroom instruction and practical experience, this program builds the foundation for teaching and working effectively with children birth to age eight. Students gain skills necessary for designing curriculum, creating positive learning environments, and providing developmentally appropriate activities while taking into consideration culturally relevant and anti-bias practices. Students are required to complete an internship at a childcare center or in early childhood facilities where students may be currently employed. This program meets the Washington State Licensing Requirements for program supervisor and/or director.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ECED& 105

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

CREDITS 5

ECED& 107

Health Safety Nutrition

5

ECED& 120

Practicum-Nurturing Relationships

2

EDUC& 130

Guiding Behavior

3

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

EDUC& 115

Child Development

5

EDUC& 150

Child, Family and Community

3

ECED& 180

Language and Literacy Development

3

ECED& 190

Observation and Assessment

3

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAREERS STATE CERTIFICATE | EDUCATION

The Early Childhood Careers program prepares students for the care and early education of

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ECED& 160

Curriculum Development

CREDITS 5

ECED& 170

Environments for Young Children

3

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

AMATH 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

5

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EARLY CHILDHOOD CAREERS RTC CERTIFICATE Education & Human Services Certificate of Completion: 65 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION RTC CERTIFICATE | EDUCATION

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

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Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

The Early Childhood Careers program prepares students for the care and early education of young children. Through classroom instruction and practical experience, this program builds the foundation for teaching and working effectively with children birth to age eight. Students gain skills necessary for designing curriculum, creating positive learning environments, and providing developmentally appropriate activities while taking into consideration culturally relevant and anti-bias practices. Students are required to complete an internship at a childcare center or in early childhood facilities where students may be currently employed. This program meets the Washington State Licensing Requirements for program supervisor and/or director.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ECED& 105

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

CREDITS 5

ECED& 107

Health, Safety, Nutrition

5

ECED& 120

Practicum-Nurturing Relationships

2

EDUC& 130

Guiding Behavior

3

ECC 201

Technology for Teachers

4

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

EDUC& 115

Child Development

5

EDUC& 150

Child, Family and Community

3

ECED& 180

Language and Literacy Development

3

ECED& 190

Observation and Assessment

3

ECC 192

Practicum 2 – Introduction to Safe, Healthy Learning Environments

4

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ECED& 160

Curriculum Development

5

ECED& 170

Environments for Young Children

3

EDUC& 203

Exceptional Child

3

ECC 120

Culture and Diversity

3

ECC 193

Practicum 3

4

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ENGL& 101

English Composition

CREDITS 5

AMATH 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

5

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD CAREERS - AAS Education & Human Services Certificate of Completion: n/a

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 90 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

The Early Childhood Careers program prepares students for the care and early education of young children. Through classroom instruction and practical experience, this program builds

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the foundation for teaching and working effectively with children birth to age eight. Students gain skills necessary for designing curriculum, creating positive learning environments, and providing developmentally appropriate activities while taking into consideration culturally relevant and anti-bias practices. Students are required to complete an internship at a childcare center or in early childhood facilities where students may be currently employed. This program meets the Washington State Licensing Requirements for program supervisor and/or director.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ECED& 105

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

CREDITS 5

ECED& 107

Health, Safety, Nutrition

5

ECED& 120

Practicum-Nurturing Relationships

2

EDUC& 130

Guiding Behavior

3

ECC 201

Technology for Teachers

4

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

EDUC& 115

Child Development

CREDITS 5

EDUC& 150

Child, Family and Community

3

ECED& 180

Language and Literacy Development

3

ECED& 190

Observation and Assessment

3

ECC 192

Practicum II

4

QUARTER 3

144

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ECED& 160

Curriculum Development

5

ECED& 170

Environments for Young Children

3

EDUC& 203

Exceptional Child

3

ECC 120

Culture and Diversity

3

ECC 193

Practicum III

4

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QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

MATH& 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

5

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CHCAS 125

Child Development Associate I

CREDITS 5

CHCAS 126

Child Development Associate II

5

CHCAS 127

Child Development Associate III

5

OR ECC 185

Curriculum Development II

5

ECC 290

Practicum IV

5

ECED& 132

Nurturing Care: Infants and Toddlers

5

QUARTER 6 COURSE TITLE

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

CREDITS 5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

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COURSE #

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE

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EARLY CHILDHOOD CAREERS - AAST Education & Human Services Certificate of Completion: n/a

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 105 credits

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

The Early Childhood Careers program prepares students for the care and early education of young children. Through classroom instruction and practical experience, this program builds

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the foundation for teaching and working effectively with children birth to age eight. Students gain skills necessary for designing curriculum, creating positive learning environments, and providing developmentally appropriate activities while taking into consideration culturally relevant and anti-bias practices. Students are required to complete an internship at a childcare center or in early childhood facilities where students may be currently employed. This program meets the Washington State Licensing Requirements for program supervisor and/or director

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ECED& 105

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

CREDITS 5

ECED& 107

Health, Safety, Nutrition

5

ECED& 120

Practicum-Nurturing Relationships

2

EDUC& 130

Guiding Behavior

3

ECC 201

Technology for Teachers

5

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

EDUC& 115

Child Development

CREDITS 5

EDUC& 150

Child, Family and Community

3

ECED& 180

Language and Literacy Development

3

ECED& 190

Observation and Assessment

3

ECC 192

Practicum II

4

QUARTER 3

146

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ECED& 160

Curriculum Development

5

ECED& 170

Environments for Young Children

3

EDUC& 203

Exceptional Child

3

ECC 120

Culture and Diversity

3

ECC 193

Practicum III

4

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QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ENGL& 101

English Composition

MATH& 107

Math in Society

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

ENGL& 102

Writing from Research

CREDITS 5 OR 5

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

HIST& 136

US History I OR

CREDITS

HIST 110

Survey of American History

MUSC& 105

Music Appreciation OR

ENGL& 254

World Literature OR

PHIL& 101

Introduction to Philosophy

5

SOC& 101

Survey of Sociology

5

5

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communications

CREDITS 5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

BIOL& 160

General Biology OR

GEOL& 101

Introduction to Physical Geology

5

*AMATH 175, AMATH 185, and AMATH 195 may be needed to prior to enrolling in MATH& 107 based on COMPASS score.

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QUARTER 6

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREES AVAILABLE

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ENGINEERING DESIGN TECHNOLOGY Technology Certificate of Completion: 72 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 92 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall or Spring Quarters

This program is designed to provide entry-level skills for students seeking employment in the ENGINEERING DESIGN TECHNOLOGY | TECHNOLOGY

drafting profession as a mechanical or architectural drafter. Students receive substantial training in mechanical drafting and industrial practices using both manual (board) and CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) techniques. Application of ANSI, ISO, and AIA standards is presented, with emphasis on standards used in the aircraft and aerospace industries. Advanced instruction in mechanical drafting, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and flat pattern development is provided in the latter part of the program. Students become familiar with document control procedures, and pictorial drawing. Related instruction in mathematics, oral and written communications, human relations/business leadership and employment skills, and basic computer and word processing applications are also provided. Ample time is devoted to hands-on instruction throughout the program. To earn an Associate of Applied Science degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education (see below).

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 161J

Technical Mathematics for Drafting I

2

DFT 101

Introduction to Drafting

4

DFT 106

Mechanical Drafting

5

DFT 113

Introduction to Computer Aided Design

7

DFT 132

Document Control

2

QUARTER 2

148

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175J

Technical Mathematics for Drafting II

2

DFT 117

Architectural Computer Aided Drafting

5

DFT 121

Introduction to Architectural Drafting

5

DFT 124

Pictorial Drawing

2

DFT 128

Civil Design

4

DFT 154

Software Applications for Drafting

2

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 176J

Technical Mathematics for Drafting III

3

DFT 115

Structural Detailing

4

DFT 171

Oral Communications for Drafting

2

DFT 173

Technical Writing for Drafting

3

DFT 201

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

2

DFT 202

Flat Pattern Development

2

DFT 206

Advanced Mechanical Drafting

3

DFT 213

Advanced CAD

3

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

DFT 111

Introduction to Solid Works

2

DFT 183

Business leadership for Drafting

2

DFT 185

Job Readiness

2

DFT 295

Engineering Design Technical Summer Practicum

4

DFT 294

Cooperative Education/Internship* (OPTIONAL)

(10)

QUARTER 4

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 185

Applied Math, for Business & Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

ENGL 100 or

Applied Composition or

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course. ** Students may take DFT 294 in place of DFT 183, DFT 185, and DFT 295.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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FIELD SURVEY TECHNICIAN Construction & Building Technology Certificate of Completion: 71 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter or with Instructor Permission.

This program prepares students for work as a field survey technician, starting with “chain person” and advancing to “instrument person” or “party chief.” Students learn field survey techniques, calculation, and office skills through extensive hands-on training using a variety FIELD SURVEY TECHNICIAN | CONSTRUCTION

of up-to-date instruments, including total stations with data collectors, hand-held calculators, and computers. Group projects in the classroom and in the field develop both experience and leadership skills. Projects involve all aspects of work, from planning, measuring, and taking field notes. Transfer credit from other institutions is considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SUR 101

Introduction to Field Surveying

CREDITS 6

SUR 111

Field Surveying Lab I

8

SUR 174

Computer Applications

2

SUR 181

Human Relations

2

AMATH 179J

Basic Math for Field Surveying

5

QUARTER 2

150

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SUR 102

Intermediate Field Surveying

5

SUR 112

Field Surveying Lab II

3

SUR 145

Public Land System I

3

SUR 150

CAD for Surveying I

2

SUR 175

Communications

3

AMATH 189J

Intermediate Math for Field Surveying

5

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SUR 103

Construction Surveying

CREDITS

SUR 114

Field Survey Spring Practicum*

5

SUR 164

Survey Calculations

4

SUR 190

Field Survey Spring Cooperative Education

AMATH 199J

Advanced Math for Field Surveying

6

(5) 4

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SUR 113

Field Survey Summer Practicum or

SUR 191

Field Survey Summer Cooperative Education

CREDITS (8) 8

*For both spring and summer quarters, students must take either a practicum or a co-op. *All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

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GUITAR REPAIR TECHNOLOGY Manufacturing and Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 19 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Summer Quarter

repair and service trade. Students receive instruction in repair, maintenance, and adjustment of, but not limited to, guitars, mandolins and banjos.

Special emphasis is placed on those

skills which make students employable in repair of these instruments. Related instruction is provided in safety, employment skills, and environmental concerns.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

STRN 100

Introduction to String Repair

1

STRN 110

Guitar Set-up

3

STRN 120

Electric Guitar

3

STRN 130

Basic Guitar Structural Repair

3

STRN 140

Fret Services

3

STRN 190

Capstone Project

1

STRN 210

Advanced Structural Repair

3

STRN 220

Finishing Techniques

2

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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Manufacturing and Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 128 credits

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 148 credits

INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING | MFG AND PRODUCT SERVICE TECH

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

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Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ; 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday | 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ; 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring Quarter

This program is designed so students can enroll for mornings, afternoons, or evenings to better fit their work schedule. Instruction areas include electrical; refrigeration; boiler operations; basic welding, brazing and pipe sweating; programmable logic controls; and mechanical maintenance. Students learn to maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment for industrial environments such as bakeries, breweries, and candy companies. An emphasis is placed on practical experience and hands-on training whenever possible. This program is a recognized “School of Technology” by the cities of Seattle and Tacoma advisory boards. This program offers an Industrial Engineering certificate of completion and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Industrial Engineering.To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. The General Education requirements are listed below. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CBE 101

Fundamentals of Electricity and Lab

6

CBE 103

National Electrical Code

4

CBE 102

Advanced Electrical and Lab

5

CBE 104

Computer Fundamentals and Lab

6

CBE 105

Boiler Operators

8

CBE 106

Boiler Lab

4

CBE 107

Refrigeration and A/C Fundamentals

4

CBE 108

Refrigeration Lab

2

CBE 111

Control Fundamentals

7

CBE 112

Pneumatic Controls and Lab

6

CBE 113

Preventive Maintenance and Lab

4

CBE 214

Mechanical Prints and Lab

6

CBE 115

Refrigeration and A/C System

5

CBE 116

HVAC/Plumbing Distribution

4

CBE 117

Safety and Health

2

CBE 118

Critical Systems

4

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CBE 150

Hazardous Waste Management

CREDITS 3

CBE 170

Communications for the Stationary Engineer

4

CBE 180

Human Relations and Leadership Skills

4

CBE 190

LEED Green Building

4

CBE 210

PLC Lab

3

CBE 211

Programmable Logic Controls and Fundamentals

7

CBE 212

Advanced PLC and Lab

4

CBE 213

Motor Control Principles

3

CBE 215

Mechanical Maintenance and Lab

5

CBE 216

Welding Fundamentals and Lab

4

CBE 217

Motor Control Lab

6

AMATH 170S

Math Refresher

4

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175

Applied Math for Business & Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 100

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

This program is comprised of 28 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of a 2.0 grade or higher in all courses.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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KITCHEN MAJOR TECHNOLOGY Manufacturing & Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 75 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 95 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

KITCHEN MAJOR TECHNOLOGY | MFG AND PRODUCT SERVICE TECH

This program offers practical technical training in the repair and troubleshooting of all major

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kitchen appliances. Instruction is designed to duplicate conditions and requirements experienced by a technician working in the field. Emphasis is on developing a thorough understanding of electrical and mechanical theory through classroom experiences and practical application. Proficiency is developed by using test equipment to improve diagnostic and repair techniques. Students are introduced to all aspects of the industry including parts procurement, work order/ parts development, and industrial communications. This program is approved as an electrical specialty training school for Appliance Repair (07D) by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Electrical Section.

This program is accredited by the Professional

Service Association, a national appliance industry organization. To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

The General Education

requirements are listed below. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work. Students holding a recent Certification of Completion from RTC should contact the Registrar for degree options.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR and AED

MART 111

Industrial Direct Current (D-C)

7

MART 112

Industrial Alternating Current (A-C0

8

AMATH 171S

Industrial Math for Electrical (D-C)

2

AMATH 172S

Industrial Math for Electrical (A-C)

2

MART 180

Human Relations/Leadership

2

RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE

CREDITS 2

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QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MART 120

Industrial Solid State Electronics- Basics

CREDITS 2

MART 123

Diagnostic Techniques and Test Equipment

4

MART 125

Electric Motors

6

MART 136

Water Heaters

5

AMATH 173S

Industrial Math for Water Heaters

1

MART 172

Industrial Communications

3

QUARTER 3 COURSE TITLE

MART 141

Waste Disposer & Compactors

CREDITS 5

MART 143

Dishwashers

11

MART 224

Micro-Wave Ovens

2

MART 291

Job Search Skills

2

AMATH 174S

Industrial Math for Compactors

1

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MART 222

Cooking Equipment

CREDITS 10

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175 OR

Applied Math, for Business & Industry OR

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business & Industry

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

CREDITS 5 5 5 5

Students must earn a 0.7 or higher in each course individually and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to earn a Certificate of Completion.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COURSE #

ONE OF THE TOP 150 COMMUNITY COLLEGES *IDENTIFIED BY THE ASPEN INSTITUTE COLLEGE EXCELLENCE PROGRAM

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LAND SURVEY TECHNICIAN Construction & Building Technology Certificate of Completion: 68 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 154 credits

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter or with Instructor Permission.

This one-year program is follow-on to the Field Survey Technician certificate program. This program emphasizes professional land surveying practices to enable graduates to continue their careers toward their Professional Land Surveyor licenses. Students train on the industry’s most powerful software for survey reduction, coordinate geometry, and drafting. They also up-to-date instruments, including total stations with data collectors and GPS. Group laboratory projects, provided throughout the program, develop leadership skills and awareness. To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, the student must complete all requirements for the Land Survey Technician certificate program plus all requirements for the Field Survey Technician certificate program and 15 credits of General Education. Transfer credits from other institutions are considered upon validation of transcript and coursework. This program articulates to Oregon Institute of Technology’s Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Geomatics, Surveying Option and the Bachelor of Science Degree in Geomatics Technology from Idaho State University

LAND SURVEY TECHNICIAN | CONSTRUCTION

learn land and field surveying practices, field and office techniques, and the use of a variety of

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 206

Basic Mathematics for Land Surveying

CREDITS 5

SUR 205

Survey Adjustments

3

SUR 245

Public Land System II

5

SUR 250

CAD for Surveying II

2

SUR 255

Global Navigation Satellite Systems

3

SUR 257

Geodetic Surveying

4

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

SUR 235

Boundary Law

4

SUR 242

Legal Descriptions

4

SUR 247

Emerging Technologies

3

SUR 251

Advanced Computer Applications

5

AMATH 205

Intermediate Algebra w/ Analytical Geometry

5

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 248

Introduction to Geographic Inform Systems

CREDITS 2

SUR 249

Survey Research and Project Planning

3

SUR 256

Subdivision Design

3

SUR 270

Technical Writing for Land Surveying

2

SUR 281

Business Fundamentals and Ethics

2

AMATH 207

Special Topics in Mathematics

5

SUR 214 OR SUR 290

Land Survey Spring Practicum OR Land Survey Spring Cooperative Education

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE Field Survey Technician

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LAND SURVEY TECHNICIAN | CONSTRUCTION

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE

160

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CMST& 101

Introduction Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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LAUNDRY MAJOR APPLIANCE TECHNOLOGY Manufacturing & Product Service Tech Certificate of Completion: 77 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 97 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

This program offers practical technical training in the repair and troubleshooting of all domestic requirements experienced by a technician working in the field. Emphasis is on developing a thorough understanding of electrical and mechanical theory through classroom experiences and practical application. Proficiency is developed by using test equipment to improve diagnostic and repair techniques. Students are introduced to all aspects of the industry including parts procurement, work order/parts development, and industrial communications. This program is approved as an electrical specialty training school for Appliance Repair (07D) by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Electrical Section. This program is accredited by the Professional Service Association, a national appliance industry organization. To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

The General Education

requirements are listed below. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work. Students holding a recent Certification of Completion from RTC should contact the Registrar for degree options.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR & AED

2

MART 111

Industrial Direct Current (D-C)

7

MART 112

Industrial Alternating Current (A-C)

8

AMATH 171S

Industrial Math for Electrical (D-C)

2

AMATH 172S

Industrial Math for Electrical (A-C)

2

MART 181

Industrial Business Procedures

2

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QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MART 180

Human Relations/Leadership

2

MART 120

Industrial Solid State Electronics - Basics

2

MART 123

Diagnostic Techniques and Test Equipment

4

MART 125

Electric Motors

6

MART 172

Industrial Communications

3

MART 203

Laundry Theory

3

MART 206

Gas Control Systems

3

LAUNDRY MAJOR APPLIANCE TECH | MFG & PRODUCT SERVICE TECH

QUARTER 3

162

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MART 204

Automatic Washers

18

MART 220

Combination Washer & Dryer

2

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MART 217

Clothes Dryers

6

MART 218

Stack Laundry Equipment

3

MART 291

Job Search Skills

2

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175 OR

Applied Math, for Business & Industry OR

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business & Industry

CMST 101

Introduction to Communication

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

CREDITS 5 5 5 5

Students must earn a 0.7 or higher in each course individually and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to earn a Certificate of Completion.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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MAJOR APPLIANCE & REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGY Manufacturing & Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 146 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 166 credits

MAJOR APPLIANCE & REFRIGERATION TECH | MFG & PRODUCT SERVICE TECH

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall or Spring Quarter

This program offers practical technical training in the repair and troubleshooting of all major appliances. Instruction is designed to duplicate conditions and requirements experienced by a technician working in the field. Emphasis is placed on developing a thorough understanding of electrical, mechanical, and refrigeration theory through classroom experiences and practical application. Proficiency is developed by using test equipment to improve diagnostic and repair techniques. Students are introduced to all aspects of the industry including parts procurement, work order/parts development, and industrial communications. This program is approved as an electrical specialty training school for Appliance Repair (07D) by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Electrical Section. This program is accredited by the Professional Service Association, a national appliance industry organization. To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS), the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work. Students holding a recent (five years) Certificate of Completion from Renton Technical College should contact the Registrar for degree options.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

INDS 101 First

First Aid/CPR & AED

MART 111

Industrial Direct Current (D-C)

7

MART 112

Industrial Alternating Current (A-C)

8

AMATH 171S

Industrial Math for Electrical (D-C)

2

AMATH 172S

Industrial Math for Electrical (A-C)

2

MART 181

Industrial Business Procedures

2

2

QUARTER 2

164

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MART 120

Industrial Solid State Electronics - Basics

2

MART 123

Diagnostic Techniques and Test Equipment

4

MART 125

Electric Motors

6

MART 136

Water Heaters

5

AMATH 173S

Industrial Math for Water Heaters

1

MART 172

Industrial Communications

3

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CREDITS

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MART 1415

Waste Disposers and Compactors

CREDITS 2

MART 143

Dishwashers

11

AMATH 174S

Industrial Math for Compactors

1

MART 180

Human Relations/Leadership

2

MART 224

Microwave Ovens

2

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MART 222

Cooking Equipment

CREDITS 10

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MART 203

Laundry Theory

3

MART 204

Automatic Washers

18

QUARTER 6 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MART 206

Gas Control Systems

CREDITS 3

MART 217

Clothes Dryers

6

MART 218

Stack Laundry Equipment

3

MART 220

Combination Washer and Dryer

2

MART 226

Principles of Thermodynamics

6

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MART 228

EPA Regulations and Refrigerant Recovery

CREDITS 3

MART 230

Brazing Principles and Techniques

2

MART 232

Refrigeration Evacuation and Charging

2

MART 234

Domestic Refrigeration Servicing

6

MART 236

Light Commercial Refrigeration Servicing

7

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MART 238

HVAC Systems and Controls

4

MART 243

Icemaker Equipment

2

AMATH 175S

Industrial Math for Thermodynamics

2

MART 291

Job Search Skills

2

MAJOR APPLIANCE & REFRIGERATION TECH | MFG & PRODUCT SERVICE TECH

QUARTER 5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175 OR

Applied Math, for Business & Industry OR

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business & Industry

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

ENGL& 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

CREDITS 5 5 5 5

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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LEGAL SECRETARY/LEGAL ASSISTANT Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 76 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 96 credits

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Winter Quarter or with Instructor Permission.

LEGAL SECRETARY/LEGAL ASSISTANT | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

This program prepares students to work in law firms, law-related offices, and in the courts

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as legal secretaries, legal receptionists, clerks, litigation practice assistants, and legal word processors. To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, the student must complete an additional 20 credits of general education courses. Transfer credit from other institutions is considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

LGL 108

Law Office Procedures I

4

LGL 109

Law Office Procedures II

4

LGL 110

Family Law and Estate Planning Procedures

5

LGL 136

Legal Internet Applications

3

LGL 137

Word Processing

5

APP 105

Introduction to Keyboarding

1

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ENGL 075*

Business English

4

ENGL 085*

Business Communication

4

LGL 112

Litigation Procedures

5

HUM 101

Human Relations

3

LGL 142

Presentation Software

5

APP 106

Keyboarding Skillbuilding I

1

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

LGL 107

Legal Resources and Citations

4

LGL 113

Business Law Procedures

5

LGL 139

Spreadsheets

5

LGL 176

Legal Transcription

4

LGL 192

Job Search

4

APP 107

Keyboarding Skillbuilding II

1

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

LGL 140

Technology in the Law Office

LGL 150

Legal Keyboarding

1

AMATH 163V

Business Math

3

LGL 194

Co-op Work Exp./Internships (OPTIONAL)

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5 5

*Core courses. A certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTITIONER Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 70 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 90 credits

Evening section | 3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 90 Credits

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter Quarter

This program, approved by the Washington State Board of Massage, prepares students to become professionally licensed to practice therapeutic massage for health maintenance, MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTITIONER | ALLIED HEALTH

assessment, and rehabilitation of body tissues and systems. Therapeutic massage is an integral part of sports medicine, nursing care, physical, mental, and emotional well being. The program offers training in diverse modalities including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, myofascial release, acupressure, hydrotherapy and hot stone massage. Student clinic and internship experience are required. Successful completion of this program prepares the students to take the Washington State Massage Licensing examination. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core course requirements (two [2] attempts per course only). To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree, students must complete all requirements of the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. Students are required to join the American Massage Therapy Association and the Washington State Chapter. The cost is in addition to tuition. The cost includes AMTA membership, Washington Chapter membership, and liability insurance. Copy of proof of membership will be required at time of registration.

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MAST 101

Massage Techniques I

6

MAST 102

Anatomy and Physiology I

4

MAST 103

Kinesiology I

4

MAST 104

Pathology I

2

MAST 105

Acupressure and Traditional Asian Medicine

2

MAST 181

Human Relations and Professionalism I

3

MAST 171

Communication

3

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QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MAST 111

Massage Techniques II

4

MAST 112

Anatomy and Physiology II

4

MAST 113

Kinesiology II

4

MAST 114

Pathology II

3

MAST 116

Injury Evaluation and Treatment I

4

MAST 173

Business Skills I

2

MAST 182

Human Relations and Professionalism II

2

MAST 190

Clinic I

2

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MAST 126

Injury Evaluation and Treatment II

CREDITS

MAST 127

First Aid/CPR and Safety

2

MAST 151

Massage Licensing Preparation

5

MAST 174

Business Skills II

4

AMATH 162G

Mathematics

1

MAST 191

Clinic II

4

MAST 192

Internship

2

3

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

AMATH 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS-T DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

MATH 110

College Algebra

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTITIONER | ALLIED HEALTH

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or higher (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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MEDICAL ASSISTANT Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 83 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 103 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 103 Credits

Enrollment Point: Fall or Winter Quarter

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of, Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350. The program prepares students to become multi-skilled professionals to perform a variety MEDICAL ASSISTANT | ALLIED HEALTH

of patient-related tasks in physician offices and other health care settings. The curriculum is designed to meet the requirements for Categories A, C & E Health Care Assistant as described in WAC 246-826-170. Students learn to set up clients for examination, draw blood for basic lab studies, administer some medications, do EKG’s, assist with minor surgical procedures and perform front office skills related to medical records and billing. A clinical externship is included. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core course requirements. To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree, students must complete the certificate program and meet the general education course requirements.

QUARTER 1

170

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MEDA 101

Office Emergencies and Workplace Safety

2

MEDA 103

Anatomy and Physiology

5

MEDA 114

Medical Terminology

3

MEDA 120

Administrative Office Procedures

2

MEDA 126

Clinical Procedures I

6

MEDA 180

Human Relations

3

MEDA 102

Healthcare Provider CPR/AED/Bloodborne Pathogens

2

MEDA 105

Introduction to Health Information Technology

2

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QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MEDA 107

Diseases of the Human Body

3

MEDA 111

Pharmacology I

4

MEDA 121

Health Insurance

4

MEDA 127

Clinical Procedures II

6

MEDA 150

Medical Law and Ethics

3

MEDA 170

Communications in Healthcare

3

AMATH 163G

Math for Medical Assistants

3

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MEDA 112

Pharmacology II

4

MEDA 122

Introduction to Medical Office Management

5

MEDA 123

Health Information Technology Applications

5

MEDA 128

Clinical Procedures III

6

MEDA 132

Professional Development

5

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MEDA 191

Practicum

CREDITS 7

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175

Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

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QUARTER 4

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS-T DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or higher (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST (PHYSICIAN BASED) Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 114 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 130 credits

MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST (PHYSICIAN BASED) | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 103 Credits

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter

Develop skills and knowledge to transform descriptions of diseases, injuries, conditions, and procedures into numerical designations in clinics insurance companies, and other medical settings. Work with doctors, managers, and other healthcare professionals to translate written terminology or descriptions into a universal, common language. Learn medical terminology, word processing, spreadsheet applications, and MediSoft computerized patient accounting while using ICD-10-CM and CPT guidelines to complete the CMS 1500 from patient data abstracted from the encounter form and medical record. This high-demand occupation provides many opportunities for people who like attention to detail and take pride in their work. To earn an Associate of Applied Science degree, you must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 15 credits of General Education. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work. All program classes must be completed with a 2.0 or higher to advance.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MAP 106

Keyboarding I

CREDITS 2

MAP 108L

Computer Applications Lab I

2

MAP 120

Customer Service and Human Relations in a Medical Setting

5

MAP 130

Basics of Health Insurance

4

MAP 153

Introduction to Microsoft Office

4

MAP 123

Medical Office Procedures

5

QUARTER 2

172

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

MAP 101

Introduction to Medical Terminology

4

MAP 101L

Medical Terminology Lab

2

MAP 107

Keyboarding II

1

MAP 109L

Computer Application Lab III

2

MAP 135

Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement

4

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MAP 102

Medical Terminology II

5

MAP 110L

Computer Applications Lab III

2

MAP 141

Reimbursement Methodologies

4

MAP 145

Intermediate Coding I

4

MAP 145L

Coding Lab II

2

MAP 155

Introduction to Excel

3

MAP 203

Pathology I

4

QUARTER 4 COURSE TITLE

AMATH 164V

Applied Mathematics

CREDITS 3

MAP 103

Pharmacology in Medical Coding

3

MAP 190

Job Search

3

MAP 210

I-10 and EHR’S

4

MAP 210L

Coding Lab III

2

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MAP 205

Pathology II

MAP 205L

Pathology Lab

MAP 215

I-10 Coding

CREDITS 3 2 5

MAP 241

Revenue Cycle Management

4

MAP 245

Intermediate Coding II

2

MAP 245L

Coding Lab IV

4

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BIOL 105

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

5

MAP 260

Advanced Coding

4

MAP 260L

Coding Lab V

2

MAP 291

Clinical Externship

5

QUARTER 6

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE # AMATH 175

COURSE TITLE Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

CREDITS

MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST (PHYSICIAN BASED) | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

COURSE #

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

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MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 46 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall or Winter Quarter

First impressions are important, and as the medical receptionist you provide the first positive response to patient needs. You train on computers and learn anatomy and terminology, oral and written communication, telephone techniques, and how to triage, schedule appointments, office team. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core course requirements. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work. Must have a 2.0 or higher to advance.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MAP 106

Keyboarding I

MAP 108L

Computer Applications Lab I

2

MAP 120

Customer Service and Human

2

Relations in a Medical Setting

5

MAP 130

Basics of Health Insurance

4

MAP 153

Introduction to Microsoft Office

4

MAP 123

Medical Office Procedures

5

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and access patient records as you prepare yourself to become a valued member of the medical

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

MAP 101

Introduction to Medical Terminology

4

MAP 101L

Medical Terminology Lab I

2

MAP 107

Keyboarding II

1

MAP 109L

Computer Applications Lab II

2

MAP 135

Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement

4

MAP 190

Job Search

3

AMATH 164V

Introduction to Mathematical Operations

3

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MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT SPECIALIST Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 80 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT SPECIALIST | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

Develop skills and knowledge to work side-by-side with doctors and other healthcare

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professionals in clinics, insurance companies, hospitals, and other medical settings. Learn to provide the administrative support needed to schedule patients, compose, and produce documents, transcribe medical reports, and manage medical and financial records. Jobs in this growing field offer variety, challenge, and the rewards of helping others. Must have a 2.0 or higher to advance. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core course requirements.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MAP 106

Keyboarding I

CREDITS 2

MAP 108L

Computer Applications Lab I

2

MAP 120

Customer Serv and Human Relations in a Medical Setting

5

MAP 130

Basics of Health Insurance

4

MAP 153

Intro. to Microsoft Office

4

MAP 123

Medical Office Procedures

5

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

ENGL 100

Applied Composition

5

MAP 101

Introduction to Medical Terminology

4

MAP 101L

Medical Terminology Lab I

2

MAP 107

Keyboarding II

1

MAP 109L

Computer Application Lab II

2

MAP 135

Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement

4

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MAP 102

Medical Terminology II

5

MAP 110L

Computer Application Lab III

2

MAP 141

Reimbursement Methodologies

4

MAP 145

Intermediate Coding I

4

MAP 145L

Coding Lab II

2

MAP 155

Introduction to Excel

3

MAP 203

Pathology I

4

QUARTER 4 COURSE TITLE

AMATH 164V

Introduction to Mathematical Operations

CREDITS 3

MAP 103

Pharmacology in Medical Coding

3

MAP 190

Job Search

3

MAP 210

I - 10 and EHRs

4

MAP 210L

Coding Lab III

2

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COURSE #

ONLINE & HYBRID COURSES AVAILABLE

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NURSING ASSISTANT Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 15 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. hours may vary (classroom hours for daytime class)

Eve Section: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

Friday | 5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Clinical hours vary with

possible eve/weekend placement for day and evening sections

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer Quarter

This program meets both Washington State and Federal curriculum requirements for Nursing

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Assistant Certification. Once certified, graduates are eligible for employment in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, retirement/assisted living facilities, adult family homes, and in-home health care. Students gain knowledge and learn skills caring for patients of various age groups during acute and chronic stages of diseases, surgery, and rehabilitation, as well as how to maintain health during the normal aging process. Included in the curriculum are patients’ rights, basic bedside nursing skills, an introduction to phlebotomy and EKG skills, patient/personal safety, HIPAA and HIV/AIDS education. Skills are practiced in the program laboratory. Clinical experience occurs in acute hospitals and/or skilled nursing facilities. Students must pass all coursework with a 2.0 average or better and a satisfactory completion of clinical and lab for their certificate. This program is the first phase of the career ladder option for students to become Licensed Practical or Registered Nurses.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NA 101

Fundamentals of Nursing Assistant

3

NA 103

Basic Technical Skills

3

NA 105

Principles of A&P, Restorative Care, and Related Procedures

3

NA 131

Nursing Assistant Practicum

3

HLTH 100

Tools of Success

3

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or higher (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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OFFICE ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST Business Technology Certificate of Completion: 19 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Winter Quarter

Students prepare for entry-level careers in the office occupations. In addition to keyboarding OFFICE ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST | BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

and hands-on training on computers using Microsoft Office applications, students study

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business math, business English, human relations and customer service, and develop general clerical skills. Eligibility: TANF, low-income eligible only.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ASST 095

Clerical Skills Review

3

ASST 110

Introduction to Business Writing

3

ASST 120

Keyboarding/Data Entry

3

ASST 144

Introduction to Computer Applications

5

ASST 181

Human Relations and Career Readiness

5

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 70 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 90 credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 90 Credits

Enrollment Point: Winter Quarter

This program provides entry level training leading to a certificate as an Ophthalmic Assistant. Curriculum is based on Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs standards and guidelines. The course work prepares students for national certification by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology.

Course work includes the

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following: medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, history taking, patient services, basic

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skills, lensometry, basic tonometry, instrument maintenance, and general medical knowledge. Included in the program are extensive clinical experiences in ophthalmologist private practices, teaching hospitals, and eye centers. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core course requirements (two [2] attempts per course only). To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree, students must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

BIOL 105

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

5

OPH 101

First Aid/CPR and Safety

2

OPH 102

Medical Terminology

3

OPH 103

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

3

OPH 104

Ophthalmology Front Office Procedures

6

OPH 118

Law and Ethics of Health Care

3

OPH 170

Communications

3

OPH 180

Human Relations

3

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QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MATH 085

Beginning Algebra

5

OPH 106

Basic Clinical Skills in Ophthalmology

4

OPH 107

Ophthalmology Clinical Procedures I

4

OPH 108

Ophthalmology Clinical Procedures II

4

OPH 109

Advanced Ocular Pathophysiology

3

OPH 113

Diagnostic Procedures I

3

OPH 115

Ophthalmic Pharmacology & Pathophysiology I

2

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

OPH 190

Practicum I

CREDITS 5

QUARTER 4 COURSE TITLE

OPH 183

Professional Development

CREDITS 2

OPH 191

Practicum II

5

OPH 192

Practicum III

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 170

Mathematics for the Health Sciences

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS-T DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

MATH 110

College Algebra

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT | ALLIED HEALTH

COURSE #

CREDITS

*All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or higher (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 77 Credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 97 Credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 97Credits

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

This ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) accredited program prepares students for practice as Pharmacy Technicians performing a wide variety of tasks in both retail and hospital pharmacies under the supervision of a pharmacist.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN | ALLIED HEALTH

Students develop skills in all areas of pharmacy practice such as computer order entry, pharmaceutical calculations, record keeping, mixing intravenous solutions, and compounding of products to be dispensed. Special emphasis is on product knowledge and learning detailed information regarding drugs.

Externship experience in retail and hospital pharmacies is

included. A state license is required of all those who work in this field and is obtained after passing the required National Certification exam and applying to the Washington State Board of Pharmacy. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of core course requirements (two [2] attempts per course only). To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree, students must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

QUARTER 1

184

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

PHAR 101

Pharmacy Technician Fundamentals and Ethics

2

PHAR 102

Pharmacology I

3

PHAR 103

Top 200 Drugs I

3

PHAR 105

Outpatient Pharmacy Preparations & Record Keeping

2

PHAR 130

Med Term/Anatomy & Physiology: Pharm Techs I

3

PHAR 131

Pharmacy Law and References II

1

PHAR 132

Chemistry for Pharmacy

3

PHAR 133

Business Office Machines I

3

AMATH 165G

Pharmacy Calculations

6

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QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

PHAR 104

Pharmacology II

4

PHAR 106

Outpatient Pharmacy Preparations & Record Keeping II

4

PHAR 108

Inpatient & Home Healthcare Phar Prep & Record Keeping

4

PHAR 109

Top 200 Drugs II

3

PHAR 134

Business Office Machines II

3

PHAR 136

Med Term/Anatomy & Physiology for: Pharm Techs II

3

PHAR 137

Pharmacy Law and References II

2

PHAR 180

Communications and Customer Service

2

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

PHAR 107

IV Admixture Advanced Techniques

CREDITS 3

PHAR 135

Business Office Machines III

3

PHAR 181

Management, Supervision and Human Relations

3

PHAR 190

Pharmacy Practice – Internship I

8

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

PHAR 191

Pharmacy Practice – Internship II

CREDITS 9

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385. *All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or higher (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 170

Mathematics for Health Sciences

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

Applied Composition OR

5

ENGL 100 OR ENGL& 101 PSYC& 100

CREDITS

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN | ALLIED HEALTH

QUARTER 4

English Composition General Psychology

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS-T DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

MATH 110

College Algebra

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

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PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 15 Credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

Clinical | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: See the current RTC Class Schedule for specific program information.

This program prepares the graduate to work as a member of the health care team as a phlebotomy technician in the clinical/lab setting. Program content includes the history of phlebotomy, clinical laboratory setting and personnel, law and ethical issues, infection control PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN | ALLIED HEALTH

precaution and preventions, CPR/First Aid, circulatory system, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, proper body mechanics, various blood drawing techniques, safety aspects of phlebotomy, complications of phlebotomy, handling of non-blood specimens and OSHA safety standards. As part of this program the student will sit for their National Certification exam.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

PHLEB 101

Fundamentals of Phlebotomy

5

PHLEB 102

Phlebotomy Laboratory Skills

4

PHLEB 103

Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR, AED & Bloodborne Pathogens

2

PHLEB 191

Phlebotomy Technician Practicum

4

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385. *All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or higher (with the exception of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

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PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGIES Manufacturing & Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 140 Credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 160 Credits

PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGIES | MFG & PRODUCT SERVICE TECH

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall and Winter Quarter

This two-year program is designed to help students acquire and develop skills necessary to work in the manufacturing industry. The course integrates theory and practical applications in a fully equipped machine shop facility. Students study machining processes and procedures, properties of metals, blueprint reading, applied math, inspection techniques, computer-aided manufacturing utilizing MasterCAM software, and the operation of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines. The CNC equipment includes vertical and horizontal machining centers as well as CNC lathes with live tooling. When appropriate, students may be assigned to a cooperative work station in industry. To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validate of transcript and course work. Students holding a recent Certificate of Completion from RTC should contact the Registrar for degree options. This program articulates with Tech Prep programs through the South King County Tech Prep Consortium.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MTEC 101

Machine Technology I

4

MTEC 111

Blueprint Reading I

3

MTEC 121

Machining Fundamentals - Lathe

8

MTEC 171

Communications I

1

AMATH 176S

Basic Math for Machining

6

QUARTER 2

188

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MTEC 103

Machine Technology II

3

MTEC 113

Blueprint Reading II

3

MTEC 123

Machining Fundamentals – Mill

8

MTEC 172

Communications II

1

MTEC 185

Human Relations

3

AMATH 186S

Algebra for Machine Technology

6

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QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

MTEC 105

Machine Technology III

3

MTEC 115

Blueprint Reading III

3

MTEC 125

Machining Fundamentals – Precision Machining

8

MTEC 130

Basic Metrology

1

MTEC 173

Communications III

1

AMATH 187S

Geometry for Machine Technology

6

QUARTER 4 COURSE TITLE

MTEC 140

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

CREDITS 8

AMATH 188S

Trigonometry for Machining

7

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MTEC 212

Manufacturing Resource & Research

CREDITS 6

MTEC 231

CNC I

12

QUARTER 6 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MTEC 220

Hazardous Materials

CREDITS 2

MTEC 232

CNC I

12

MTEC 240

Manufacturing Trends

4

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MTEC 233

CNC III

CREDITS 8

MTEC IV

CNC IV

7

QUARTER 8 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MTEC 235

CNV IV

CREDITS 7

MTEC 290

Job Search Skills

1

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175 or

Applied Algebra for Business and Industry OR

MATH 110

College Algebra

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

ENGL& 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGIES | MFG & PRODUCT SERVICE TECH

COURSE #

CREDITS 5 5 5 5

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385. All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as core courses. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course.

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PROFESSIONAL BAKING Culinary Arts Certificate of Completion: 65 Credits

Monday - Friday | 6:00 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Students may enter as openings occur.

Students have the opportunity to learn the baking basics and the science of baking in an exciting well-equipped kitchen setting. This course is a fast paced program following the industry standards and practices of classical and contemporary baking. A variety

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of learning competencies and learning methods designed for our progressive program

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enables the program to offer highly concentrated, focused, and hands-on curriculum. Students participate in scaling and mixing, dough production, retail operations and oven work in our production kitchen. The courses reviewed include; breads, pies, pastries, cookies, doughnuts, cakes and specialty decorating. Bakery math, customer service and human relations courses will assist the student with developing a portfolio. The program supports a retail bakery offering a broad selection of baked goods, cakes and pastries finished to industry standards. If you enjoy teamwork, bakery production, timelines, and creating delicious baked goods in a commercial baking environment, this program

QUARTER 1 - 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

BAK 101

Ovens I

3

BAK 102

Ovens II

3

BAK 103

Doughnuts

3

BAK 104

Scaling

3

BAK 105

Mixing I

3

BAK 106

Mixing II

3

BAK 107

Cookies

3

BAK 108

Pies and Tarts

3

BAK 109

Pastries

3

BAK 110

Yeast Doughs I

3

BAK 111

Yeast Doughs II

3

BAK 112

Puff Pastries

3

BAK 113

Cakes I

3

BAK 114

Cakes II

3

BAK 115

Artisan Bread I

3

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QUARTER 1 - 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BAK 116

Artisan Bread II

3

BAK 117

Bakery Operations I

3

BAK 118

Bakery Operations II

3

BAK 170

Industry Communications

4

BAK 180

Human Relations

4

AMATH 161R

Bakery Math

3

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Construction & Building Technology Certificate of Completion: 19 Credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

Students gain skills necessary for effective property maintenance in apartment and other residential settings. Students learn safe procedures in property maintenance, painting and preparing residential units, maintaining an attractive outdoor environment, basic electrical

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE | CONSTRUCTION

and plumbing, communication and customer service, and job search skills. The program is designed for students with limited English proficiency and, as such, vocational English as a Second Language (ESL) is infused in all courses

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR & AED

2

PROP 101

Introduction to Apartment Operations & Emergency Procedures

1

PROP 120

Painting and Drywall Repairs

2

PROP 130

Curb Appeal

1

PROP 150

General Maintenance Skills I

2

PROP 190

Job Search Skills I

1

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

PROP 140

Basic Electrical Repairs

3

PROP 145

Basic Plumbing Repairs

2

PROP 155

General Maintenance Skills II

1

PROP 170

Minor Repairs to Appliances

(3)

PROP 194

Cooperative Work Experience (optional)

PROP 195

Job Search Skills II

2

A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of 2.0 or higher in all 11 courses.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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PROPERTY MAINTENANCE FOR MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENCE Construction & Building Technology Certificate of Completion: 19 Credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

PROPERTY MAINT FOR MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENCE | CONSTRUCTION

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Spring Quarter

Students gain an understanding of the role of apartment maintenance workers, and an overview of apartment operations and budget considerations. Students learn safe procedures in preparing residential units for new occupants and maintenance of an attractive outdoor environment. Students build skills in basic appliance, plumbing, electrical and drywall repair. The program includes First Aid/CPR, customer service, teamwork and job search skills.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR & AED

2

PROP 102

Apartment Operations, Maintenance, Curb Appeal

1

PROP 112

Emergency Procedures & Safety for Apartment Maintenance

1

PROP 122

Painting and Drywall Repairs

3

PROP 142

Basic Electrical Repairs

5

PROP 147

Basic Plumbing Repairs

4

PROP 172

Minor Appliance Repairs

2

PROP 192

Job Search Skills

1

PROP 194

Cooperative Work Experience (optional)

(2)

A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of 2.0 or higher in all 8 courses.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGY Manufacturing & Product Service Technology Certificate of Completion: 74 Credits

Monday - Friday | 7:30a.m.- 2:00p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 94 Credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall or Spring Quarter

This training program for Refrigeration Technicians enables students to develop the skills necessary to work as service technicians on domestic and commercial refrigeration, understanding of electrical and refrigeration theory though classroom experiences and practical application. Service, repair, and troubleshooting techniques are taught on late model equipment in a fully equipped training facility. Students are taught how to safely handle, store, and dispose of CFC refrigerants, according to EPA requirements, related to diagnostic, service, and repair procedures. Technical proficiency and competency are developed by using test and service equipment to improve diagnostic and repair techniques. Laboratory experience helps develop skills in brazing and soldering of copper, steel, and aluminum. This program is approved as an electrical specialty training school for Appliance Repair (07D) by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Electrical Section. This program is accredited by the Professional Service Association, a national appliance industry organization. To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education. The General Education requirements are listed below. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work. Students holding a recent Certification of Completion from RTC should contact the Registrar for degree options.

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air conditioning and heat pump systems. Emphasis is placed on developing a thorough

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR & AED

MART 111

Industrial Direct Current (D-C)

7

MART 112

Industrial Alternating Current (A-C)

8

MART 180

Human Relations/Leadership

2

AMATH 171S

Industrial Math for Electrical (D-C)

2

AMATH 172S

Industrial Math for Electrical (A-C)

2

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CREDITS

MART 120

Industrial Solid State Electronics – Basics

2

MART 123

Diagnostic Techniques & Test Equipment

4

MART 125

Electric Motors

6

MART 226

Principles of Thermodynamics

6

AMATH 175S

Industrial Math for Thermodynamics

2

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QUARTER 3

196

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MART 228

EPA Regulations and Refrigerant Recovery

CREDITS 3

MART 230

Brazing Principles and Techniques

2

MART 232

Refrigeration Evacuation and Charging

2

MART 234

Domestic Refrigeration Servicing

6

MART 236

Light Commercial Refrigeration Servicing

7

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

MART 172

Industrial Communications

CREDITS

MART 238

HVAC Systems and Controls

3

MART 243

Icemaker Equipment

4

MART 291

Job Search Skills

2

3

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 175 OR

Applied Math, for Business & Industry OR

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business & Industry

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

ENGL 100 OR

Applied Composition OR

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

CREDITS 5 5 5 5

Students must earn a 0.7 or higher in each course individually and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to earn a Certificate of Completion.

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REGISTERED NURSE-ASSOCIATE DEGREE Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 130 credits

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 130 credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours may very during clinical assignment including possible evening / weekend placement Enrollment Point: Fall and Spring Quarter

REGISTERED NURSE- ASSOCIATE DEGREE | ALLIED HEALTH

NOTICE: Attendance at a nursing orientation is strongly recommended. Please contact Student Services at 425-235-5840 for details. This program prepares students for professional licensure and employment as a Registered Nurse, Associate Degree. This nursing education program is the process of seeking candidacy for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. The program course of study includes courses with a concept based curriculum with focus areas including three domains: individual, nursing, and healthcare. Each domain is divided into concepts with exemplars. Individual defines human development, systems, cultural competence, communication, nursing process assessment and evidence based practice. Nursing addresses clinical decision making, professional behavior and competencies for graduates of ADN programs. Healthcare addresses quality improvement, informatics and practice in a variety of healthcare settings. Students who successfully complete all seven quarters of the program will receive an Associate in Applied Sciences-Transfer (AAS-T). Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the Nurse Certificate and Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The program also prepares students to transfer for an RN-BSN completion after attaining the RN license. Students who successfully complete the first four quarters of the nursing program may receive a Certificate of Proficiency and be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) (PN exit option).

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COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 170N

Applied Mathematics for the Health Sciences

NURS 108

Foundations of Nursing Practice

8

NURS 109

Foundations of Nursing Practice Laboratory

4

NURS 195

Foundations of Nursing Clinical

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QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NURS 114

Health and Wellness

8

NURS 115

Health and Wellness Laboratory

4

NURS 116

Health Promotion and Assessment

3

NURS 196

Health and Wellness Clinical

4

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

NURS 112

Mental Health in the Multicultural Community

CREDITS 2

NURS 117

Alterations in Health Care Needs

8

NURS 118

Alterations in Health Care Needs Laboratory

3

NURS 197

Mental Health in the Multicultural Community Clinical

1

NURS 198

Alterations in Health Care Needs Clinical

4

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NURS 105

Reproductive Health

4

NURS 119

Reproductive Health Laboratory

2

NURS 199

Reproductive Health Clinical

NURS 230

Transition into Registered Nursing*

1 (2)

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NURS 203

Major Chronic Alterations

8

NURS 207

Major Chronic Alterations Lab

4

NURS 294

Major Chronic Alterations Clinical

5

QUARTER 6 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NURS 208

Major Acute Alterations

8

NURS 209

Major Acute Alterations Lab

3

NURS 295

Major Acute Alterations Clinical

5

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QUARTER 4

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

NURS 210

Complex Multi-Systems Alterations

CREDITS 8

NURS 281

Leadership and Management

4

NURS 296

Complex Multi-Systems Alterations Clinical

6

* Taken only by students who enter the RN program as LPNs.

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COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

MATH& 146

Introduction to Statistics

5

PSYC& 200

Developmental Psychology

5

BIOL& 260

Microbiology

5

BIOL& 241

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

5

BIOL& 242

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

5

BIOL& 160

General Biology

5

CHEM& 121

General Chemistry

5

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SPRING START - QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 170N

Applied Mathematics for the Health Sciences

CREDITS

NURS 108

Foundations of Nursing Practice

8

NURS 109

Foundations of Nursing Practice Laboratory

4

NURS 116

Health Promotion and Assessment

3

NURS 195

Foundations of Nursing Clinical

2

1

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

NURS 114

Health and Wellness

CREDITS 8

NURS 115

Health and Wellness Laboratory

4

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

NURS 105

Reproductive Health

CREDITS

NURS 119

Reproductive Health Laboratory

2

NURS 196

Health and Wellness Clinical Practicum

4

NURS 199

Reproductive Health Clinical Practicum

1

4

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

NURS 112

Mental Health in the Multicultural Community

CREDITS 2

NURS 117

Alterations in Health Care Needs

8

NURS 118

Alterations in Health Care Needs Laboratory

3

NURS 197

Mental Health in the Multicultural Community Practicum

1

NURS 198

Alterations in Health Care Needs Clinical Practicum

4

NURS 230

Transition into Registered Nursing*

(2)

QUARTER 5

200

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

NURS 203

Major Chronic Alterations in Health Care Needs

8

NURS 207

Major Chronic Alterations in Health Care Needs Laboratory

4

NURS 294

Major Chronic Alterations Clinical

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QUARTER 6 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NURS 208

Major Acute Alterations

8

NURS 295

Major Acute Alterations Clinical

8

QUARTER 7 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

NURS 209

Major Acute Alterations in Health Care Needs Laboratory

CREDITS

NURS 210

Complex Multi-Systems Acute Alterations in Health Care Needs

8

NURS 281

Leadership and Management

4

NURS 296

Complex Multi-Systems Acute Alterations Preceptorship

6

3

* Taken only by students who enter the RN program s LPNs.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 72 Credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 92 Credits

Hours may very during clinical assignment

Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 112 Credits

Enrollment Point: Fall and Spring Quarter

The Surgical Technologist program is accredited nationally by the Commission on Accreditation

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of Allied Health Education Programs in collaboration with the Association of Surgical Technologists and the American College of Surgeons. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 Phone: 727.210.2350

Fax: 727.210.2354

Web: http://www.caahep.org” \t “_blank” caahep.org In this program, the student is trained primarily as the scrub person, and secondarily as a circulator in a surgery setting. Students also study the allied health areas of endoscopy, labor and delivery, and sterile processing.  A major portion of the course training occurs in local hospitals. The Surgical Technology Student must meet the criteria for each classification of surgical cases mandated by the accrediting body of Renton Technical Colleges’ Surgical Technology Program. Students enrolled in SURG 192, SURG 193, SURG 194, SURG 195 and SURG 196 will be required to have obtained a total of 120 surgical cases. Of the minimum 120 surgical case requirement, a minimum of 30 surgical cases must be in General Surgery, twenty (20) of these cases must be in the First Scrub Role. Students are required to complete ninety (90) cases in various surgical specialties. Sixty (60) of the cases must be in the First Scrub Role and evenly distributed between a minimum of (5) five surgical specialties. However, fifteen (15) is the maximum number of cases that can be counted in any one surgical specialty. This is the clinical case requirement for program completion and graduation. While students are completing their clinical rotations they will not be receiving any monetary remuneration during this educational experience, nor will they be substituted for hired staff personnel within their assigned clinical institution, in the capacity of a surgical technologist. Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110Littleton, CO 80120 Phone: 303.694.9262 http://www.arcstsa.org” \t “_blank” arcstsa.org

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QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

SURG 103

Operating Room Environment

3

SURG 101

Surgical Techniques

4

SURG 106

Surgical Procedures I

2

SURG 109

Skills Laboratory I

4

SURG 130

Medical Terminology

3

SURG 131

Microbiology

3

SURG 132

Pharmacology

3

SURG 180

Human Relations

3

QUARTER 2 COURSE TITLE

SURG 102

HC Provider First Aid/CPR , AED, Bloodborne Pathogens 2

CREDITS 2

SURG 107

Surgical Procedures II

4

SURG 108 4

Surgical Procedures III

4

SURG 115 2

Skills Laboratory II

2

SURG 192 3

Allied Clinical Practicum I

3

SURG 193 3

Allied Clinical Practicum II

3

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SURG 110

Surgical Procedures IV

CREDITS

SURG 112

Professional Preparation I

1

SURG 117

Skills Laboratory III

3

SURG 118

Skills Lab IV

2

SURG 194

Operating Room Clinical Practicum I

5

SURG 195

Operating Room Clinical Practicum II

7

AMATH 166G

Applied Mathematics

3

2

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

SURG 113

Professional Preparation II 1

1

SURG 170

Communications 4

4

SURG 196

Operating Room Clinical Practicum III 5

5

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

BIOL 105

Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS-T DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

BIOL 105

Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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ROBOTICS/MECHATRONICS CERTIFICATE Technology Certificate of Completion: 19 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

The Robotics and Mechatronics certificate prepares the students for entry level careers in industrial automation. The courses cover electronics theory, devices and controllers, and their

ROBOTICS/ELECTROMECHANICS | TECHNOLOGY

applications in the field of industrial robots.

206

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

EETS 117

Special Electronics Devices

5

EETS 253

Microcontrollers

5

ESTS 122

Programmable Logic Controllers

5

EETS 157

Robotic Systems

4

This program is comprised of 29 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of a 2.0 grade or better in all courses.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE Technology Certificate of Completion: 19 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

The Software Development certificate provides training on object oriented programming and uses this foundation to cover advanced software topics such as parallel programming where

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CSIS 130

Introduction to C#

5

CSIS 231

Advanced C#

5

CSIS 261

Windows Applications with Visual Studio

5

CSIS 233

Multithreading & Parallel Programming

4

This program is comprised of 29 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of a 2.0 grade or better in all courses.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE | TECHNOLOGY

students learn how to optimize the use of current multicore processors.

PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL PROGRAMS OFFERED

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VETERINARY ASSISTANT Allied Health Certificate of Completion: 21 credits

Monday - Friday | 5:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 92 Credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall Quarter

The Veterinary Assistant program prepares students to assist the veterinarian in all aspects of animal care. Veterinary Assistants provide surgical and nursing care to animals in clinics, as well as field settings. They also provide basic care, perform laboratory procedures, and assist in the veterinary clinic with other functions. Veterinary Assistants work in a variety of settings VETERINARY ASSISTANT | ALLIED HEALTH

including animal hospitals and clinics, animal shelters, laboratories, zoos, and animal parks. The program includes classroom theory, laboratory, and internship experience in local veterinary clinics. Students receive hands-on experience with animals. Program content requires the application of basic math, technical reading, and communications skills.

QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

VET 101

Veterinary Assisting I

CREDITS 5

AMATH 167G

Veterinary Math

4

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

VET 102

Veterinary Assisting II

5

VET 180

Human Relations/Workplace Skills

2

VET 190

Veterinary Assisting Practicum

1

QUARTER 2

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

VET 103

Veterinary Assisting III

CREDITS 5

VET 191

Veterinary Assisting Internship

1 All courses required for a Certificate of Completion are designated as

VETERINARY ASSISTANT ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

core courses and require achieving a 2.0 or higher (with the exception

• Counselor or advisor interview.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

of any clinical/externship/internship courses, which require a Satisfactory (S) grade), in order to continue.

• Minimum age: 18 years • Must take the COMPASS test before entering program or being placed on the pre-registration list.

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MORE INFORMATION Schedule an appointment with an advisor by calling (425) 235-5840 or visit Student Services in the Roberts Campus Center, Building I.

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WEB DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE Technology Certificate of Completion: 0 credits

Monday - Friday | 7:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: n/a Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring Quarter

The Web Development certificate provides the skills and knowledge to create efficient customer facing web applications that connect to a back end database. The students also learn how to

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develop applications for mobile devices using the Android platform.

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QUARTER 1 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CSIS 139

HTML and CSS

5

CSIS 175

Introduction to Ajax

5

CSIS 154

Coldfusion and Adobe AIR

5

CSIS 181

Mobile Applications –Android

5

This program is comprised of 29 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who have an average of a 2.0 grade or better in all courses.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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WELDING Construction & Building Technology Certificate of Completion: 79 Credits

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 99 Credits Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: n/a

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring Quarter

This program is designed to prepare welders for jobs in manufacturing, fabrication, and construction trades. This program is comprehensive. Courses include Blueprint Reading and Layout, Metallurgy for Welders, Applied Mathematics, Shop Safety, and hands-on training in GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, FTAW, OAW, and thermal cutting. The instruction is individualized and previous experience determines a student’s starting point. A student’s motivation and ability to move through the individual objectives will determine completion time. WABO Certification

This program articulates with Tech Prep programs through the South King County Tech Prep Consortium.

QUARTER 1 - FALL START COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

WELD 102*

Oxyacetylene Welding and Thermal Cutting

7

WELD 104*

Introduction to Arc Welding

3

WELD 105*

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

7

WELD 181*

Human Relations and Student Leadership

3

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is available.

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

WELD 106*

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

7

WELD 110*

Flux Cored Arc Welding

7

WELD 130*

Blueprint Reading

3

WELD 135*

Welding Processes and Application

3

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

WELD 111*

Gas Metal Arc Welding

WELD 114*

GasTungsten Arc Welding I

7

WELD 136*

Welding Metallurgy

3

AMATH 160S*

Related Mathematics/Measurement

3

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QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

WELD 115*

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II

7

WELD 170*

Related Communications

3

QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR & AED

CREDITS 2

WELD 122*

Certification

6

WELD 191*

Job Search Skills

1

WELD 138

Certification SMAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 139

Certification FCAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 140

Certification GMAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 141

Certification GTAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 142

Pipe Welding I (optional)

(5)

WELD 143

Pipe Welding II (optional)

(5)

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

WELD 102*

Oxyacetylene Welding and Thermal Cutting

CREDITS

WELD 105*

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

7

WELD 130*

Blueprint Reading

3

WELD 135*

Welding Processes and Application

3

7

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

WELD 106*

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

CREDITS

WELD 110*

Flux Cored Arc Welding

7

WELD 136*

Welding Metallurgy

3

AMATH 160S*

Related Mathematics/Measurement

3

7

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QUARTER 1 - WINTER START

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

WELD 111*

Gas Metal Arc Welding

7

WELD 170*

Related Communications

3

QUARTER 4 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

WELD 104*

Introduction to Arc Welding

3

WELD 114*

GasTungsten Arc Welding I

7

WELD 115*

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II

7

WELD 181*

Human Relations and Student Leadership

3

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QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR & AED

CREDITS

WELD 122*

Certification

WELD 138

Certification SMAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 139

Certification FCAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 140

Certification GMAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 141

Certification GTAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 142

Pipe Welding I (optional)

(5)

WELD 143

Pipe Welding II (optional)

(5)

WELD 191*

Job Search Skills

2 6

1

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QUARTER 1 - SPRING START COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

WELD 136*

Welding Metallurgy

CREDITS 3

AMATH 160S*

Related Mathematics/Measurement

3

WELD 102*

Oxyacetylene Welding and Thermal Cutting

7

WELD 105*

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

7

QUARTER 2 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

WELD 170*

Related Communications

3

WELD 106*

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

7

QUARTER 3 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

WELD 104*

Introduction to Arc Welding

CREDITS 3

WELD 181*

Human Relations and Student Leadership

3

WELD 110*

Flux Cored Arc Welding

7

WELD 111*

Gas Metal Arc Welding

7

QUARTER 4

214

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

WELD 130*

Blueprint Reading

3

WELD 135*

Welding Processes and Application

3

WELD 114*

GasTungsten Arc Welding I

7

WELD 115*

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II

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QUARTER 5 COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

INDS 101

First Aid/CPR & AED

2

WELD 122*

Certification

6

WELD 191*

Job Search Skills

1

WELD 138

Certification SMAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 139

Certification FCAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 140

Certification GMAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

WELD 141

Certification GTAW (option to WELD 122)

(4)

Pipe Welding I (optional)

(5)

Pipe Welding II (optional)

(5)

WELD 142

WELD 143

CREDITS

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE TITLE

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business and Industry

CREDITS 5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL 100

Applied Composition OR

ENGL& 101

English Composition

5

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5

This program is comprised of 17 courses of instruction. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who earn a 2.0 or higher in each core course with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Course descriptions can be found on pages 228-385.

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COURSE #

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APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS Numerous apprenticeship programs are affiliated with Renton Technical College. Apprenticeship programs offer the opportunity to “earn while you learn”. Apprentices typically work fulltime in their field, while attending school a few weeks/year or a few nights/week. Most apprenticeships are in the building and construction trades, manufacturing, or maritime navigation. Apprenticeship programs last two to five years, and an apprentice’s wages increase with experience. Some programs – Custodial, Machinists, Saint Gobain Container Company, and Stationary Engineers – are only open to current employees in participating companies. Other programs accept applications from the broader community.

each program has its own coordinator, joint labor-management committee, and selection procedures. Generally, applicants must be at least 17 or 18 years old, have a valid Washington State driver’s license, and go through a selection process which might include a written test, physical test, drug test, and interview. For more information on specific programs, please contact the apprenticeship coordinators listed with each program or go to: www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/pubs/appcat.pdf This link is to the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Catalog of Programs and Services. Washington State Registered Apprenticeships Catalog information includes descriptions of each occupation, apprenticeship, entry requirements, and a link to program standards. Renton Technical College offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Multi-Occupational Trades. This degree is an option for apprentices who have graduated from Renton Technical College in apprenticeship programs of at least 432 classroom hours and 6000 on-the-job training hours in construction and machining trades. For the maritime industry, this degree is an option for apprentices graduating from RTC in apprenticeship programs of at least 811 classroom hours and 3000 on-the-job training hours. For more information on degree

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Although the following apprenticeship programs are affiliated with Renton Technical College,

requirements, refer to the General Education classes in this Catalog or call Student Services at 425.235.5840.

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ADVISORY COUNCIL Carpenters-Employers Apprenticeship and Training Trust King County Carpenters P. O. Box 2020, Renton, WA 98056-4195 Contact: 425.235.2465 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0128.pdf www.ctww.org

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Carpenters 160 hrs + 4 years Maintenance Carpenters

160 hrs +

4 years

Residential Carpenters

160 hrs +

4 years

Scaffold Erector

160 hrs +

4 years

Seattle Area Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers Apprenticeship Committee Doug Steinmetzer Renton Technical College 3000 NE Fourth Street, Bldg. E, Renton, WA 98056-4195 Contact: 425.235.7827 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0080.pdf Heat and Frost Insulator

160 hrs

5 years

Fire Stop Containment Worker

144 hrs

4 years

Cement Masons & Plasterers Training Trust of Washington Rosie Bernard Renton Technical College 3000 NE Fourth Street, Bldg. E, Renton, WA 98056-4195 Contact: 425.235.7879 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0106.pdf Plasterer 144 hrs + 3.5 years

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Washington State UBC Lathers, Acoustical, Drywall Systems (LADS) Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Dave Chumney Carpenters Specialty Training Center 20474-72nd Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032 Contact: 253.437.5235 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0128.pdf www.ctww.org Acoustical Applicator 160 hrs 3 years Drywall System Installer

160 hrs

3 years

Lather 160 hrs 3 years Residential Drywall Applicator

160 hrs

3 years

Ginger Grant Seattle Machinists #160 9135 15th Place S., Seattle, WA 98108 Contact: 206.762.7990, ext. 2 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0173.pdf www.iam160.com Machinist 144 hrs 4 years Maintenance Machinist 144 hrs 4 years Marine Machinist 144 hrs 3 years Soft Tooler 144 hrs 3 years Tool and Die Maker

144 hrs

5 years

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Seattle Machinists Apprenticeship Committee

Washington State UBC JATC-Millwrights and Pile Drivers Justin McLendon Carpenters Specialty Training Center 20474-72nd Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032 Contact: 253.437.5235 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0128.pdf www.ctww.org Millwright 160 hrs 4 years Pile Driver 160 hrs 4 years

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Seattle Area Pipe Trades Plumbers and Steamfitters Apprenticeship Jeff Zielinski Seattle Area Pipe Trades Education Center 595 Monster Road S.W., Renton, WA 98055 Contact: 425.271.5900 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0115.pdf www.seattlepipetrades.org Housing Plumber 250 hrs 3 years Serv. Maint. Plumber/Steamfitter

250 hrs

5 years

Marine Pipefitter 250 hrs 3 years Steamfitter 250 hrs 5 years APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS | COURSE CATALOG 2013 - 2014

Plumber 250 hrs 5 years

HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic Apprenticeship Dale Wentworth Seattle Area Pipe Trades Education Center 595 Monster Road S.W., Renton, WA 98055 Contact: 425.271.5900 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0115.pdf www.seattlepipetrades.org HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic

250 hrs

5 years

Western Washington Stationary Engineers Apprenticeship and Custodial Apprenticeship Jim Burnson 18 E St. S.W., Auburn, WA 98001 Contact: 253.351.0184 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0227.pdf www.iuoe286.org Facilities Custodial Technician

144 hrs

2 years

Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

144 hrs

4 years

Gardener/Maintenance Specialist

144 hrs

2 years

Stationary Engineer 144 hrs 4 years

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Pacific Maritime Institute Greg Trunnell, Director 1729 Alaskan Way South, Seattle, WA 98134 Contact: 206.441.2880 www.mates.org Click: The Workboat Mate Program Officer in Charge of Navigational Watch

811 hrs

2 years

Seattle Area Roofers Apprenticeship Committee Gregg Gibeau 2800 First Avenue, Room 321, Seattle, WA 98121-1114 www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/files/standards/0113.pdf Roofer 168 hrs 2 years

Saint-Gobain Containers Apprenticeship Jason Noble, Manager Human Resources 5801 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, WA 98134 Contact: 206.768.6295 Maintenance Mechanic/Repairer

144 hrs +

4 years

Mold Maker 144 hrs + 4 years

Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee

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Contact: 206.728.2777

Roger Peters 6770 E. Marginal Way S., Bldg. A., Seattle, WA 98108 Contact: 206.764.5359 www.ajactraining.org Machinist 144 hrs 4 years

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MULTI- OCCUPATIONAL TRADES DEGREE General Occupational Degree Associate of Applied Science Degree This degree is an option for apprentices who have graduated from Renton Technical College in apprenticeship programs of at least 432 classroom hours and 6000 on-the-job training hours in construction and machining trades. For the maritime industry, this degree is an option for apprentices graduating from RTC in apprenticeship programs of at least 811 classroom hours

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and 3000 on-the-job training hours. The following programs are eligible:

Carpenters

Plasterers

Pile Drivers

Machinists

Heat and Frost Insulators

Refrigeration

Pipefitters

Millwrights

Fire Stop Containment Workers

Saint Gobain Containers

Plumbers

Officers in Charge of Navigational Watch

LADS

Stationary Engineers

Requirements Completion of a registered apprenticeship program affiliated with Renton Technical College, including documentation such as apprenticeship completion certificate from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. Apprentices must have completed at least 25% of their coursework at RTC. Apprentices may begin taking general education coursework before, during, or after their apprenticeship. See a counselor if you have transferable credits from other colleges. MULTI- OCCUPATIONAL TRADES REQUIREMENTS FOR AAS DEGREE COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

AMATH 185

Applied Algebra for Business and Industry

5

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

ENGL& 100 or

Applied Composition

5

ENGL& 101

English Composition

PSYC& 100

General Psychology Total

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BASIC STUDIES Basic Studies programs are offered to students who need and want the background skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college programs and the workplace. Courses include instruction in the basic skills of reading, writing, math, listening and speaking in the contexts students need to achieve educational or career-related goals. Classes are scheduled at convenient times—morning, afternoon, and evening—to meet student needs. Additionally, classes are available in online and hybrid options. Students can improve their basic skills to be successful in technical programs, obtain employment, qualify for job promotions, and improve the quality of their personal lives. Programs include Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English As A Second Language (ESL). A quarterly $25 tuition fee will be charged for enrolling in courses in this section.

The Adult Basic Education (ABE) program offers adults an opportunity to improve their reading, writing and math skills. With stronger skills in these areas, students are better prepared to enter post-secondary education, advance in employment, be a wise consumer, and meet family responsibilities. Students will receive an initial assessment and then work with the instructor to develop an individualized plan of study according to their personal goals and skill levels. Instruction may include whole-group instruction, small group work, and one-on-one support. Focused instruction will be provided for students who wish to prepare for a high school equivalency examination. A high school equivalency certificate may help pursue additional education, meet eligibility requirements for financial aid, meet requirements for a job or

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ADULT BASIC EDUCATION

promotion, or achieve personal goals. Bilingual Spanish/English Adult Basic Education courses are also available on campus. Classes are available in the morning, afternoon, and evening, as well as online. There is a quarterly tuition of $25 per student per quarter.

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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) The English as a Second Language (ESL) program offers courses for immigrant and refugee adults who have limited proficiency in English. These classes stress the basic communication skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Improved English skills will enable students to achieve their goals for continuing education, career advancement, and community involvement. Students are assessed at entry and placed in a class consistent with their English level. Classes are offered at Levels 1-6.

Classes are available in the morning, afternoon, and

evening, as well as online. There is a quarterly tuition of $25 per student per quarter. Basic Studies classes are offered at the following locations:

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RTC Main Campus WorkSource Renton YouthSource Renton Puget Sound Training Center (Renton) Creston Point Apartments (Renton) Kent Learning Center (Downtown Kent) King County Regional Justice Center (Kent) BirchCreek Apartments (Kent) Jewish Family Services (Kent) WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle YWCA Family Village (Issaquah)

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GENERAL EDUCATION General Education courses are an important component of the AAS degree option. Whereas completion of the voca­t ional training requirements demonstrates competency in the area of specialty, completion of the General Educa­t ion requirements demonstrates a competence in oral and writ­ten communications, computations and human rela­t ions in the workplace. General Education require­m ents vary for each degree program as described in the degrees section. General Education credits may be transferred to other colleges within guidelines established by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

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For the most current course descriptions, see

BIOL& 160

the quarterly Class Schedule or view online

General Biology

at www.RTC.edu College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Testing Students may challenge the following General Education courses by receiving acceptable College Level Examination Program (CLEP) scores:

ASL& 121 American Sign Language

This course offers instructions in American Sign Language to support communication and social interaction with deaf and hearing-impaired individuals as well as supporting language/ communication in typically developing children.

that describe and explain the nature of life. Topics include cell biology, molecular biology (including basic biochemistry and DNA s tru c ture a n d f un c tio n), m eta b olism , a n d genetics. Students practice skills in both the classroom and the laboratory through formats such as group exercises, laboratory activities, quizzes, and exams BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy & Physiology I

This is the first of two classes designed for students who want to enter professional health care programs. It is the study of the gross anatomy and functioning of the human body. Covers body organization, cellular structure and function, fundamentals of chemistry and the physiology, structure and function of all the body systems. Lab includes microscopic tissue studies, dissection, work with ADAM software,

BIOL 105

and physiology projects related to the systems

Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

studied. Prerequisite: Completion of BIOL& 160 and General Biology.

This course provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of anatomy

BIOL& 242

a n d p hysi o l o g y. I t i n cl u d e s o rg a n iz ati o n ,

Human Anatomy & Physiology II (T)

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Biology Chemistry College Mathematics College Algebra English Composition Introduction to Psychology

Students explore the basic biological principles

c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a n d c o n t r o l o f a n a to m i c a l structures and an introduction to the major body syste ms . Th e course cove rs som e medical terminology and introduces some concepts from chemistry and biochemistry. T h i s c o u r s e i s i n te n d e d f o r n o n - s c i e n c e majors or entr y-level allied health majors.

This is the second to two classes designed for students who want to enter professional health care programs. It is a study of the gross anatomy and functioning of the human body. Covers body organization, cellular structure and function, fundamentals of chemistry and the physiology, structure and function of all the body systems. Lab includes microscopic tissue studies, dissection, work with ADAM

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software, and physiology projects related to

CHEM& 131

the systems studies. Prerequisite: BIOL& 241,

Introduction to Organic Chemistry and

Human Anatomy and Physiology I.

Biochemistry

BIOL& 260

Introduc tion to organic chemistr y and

Microbiology

biochemistry includes study of the nomenclature,

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structure, reactions and synthesis of organic M i c ro b i o l o g y i s a c o m p re h e n s i ve c o u r s e

compounds and biochemistr y applications

i ntro d u c i n g c l a s sif i c ati o n , s tr u c tu re , a n d

in nursing field . Structure and properties of

function of microbes. Focus includes disease

the major classes of organic compounds with

causing bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi.

par ticular reference to organic molecules

The role of these microorganisms in nature,

and their relationship to polymers, such as

environmental impact, and health applications

carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic

is covered. Laboratory is an integral component,

acids. Course is primarily intended for those

which includes training on microscope, slide

w h o a re i n te re s te d i n th e a p p l i c a ti o n of

prep, aseptic technique transfer/inoculation

the principles of organic chemistr y and

of b a c te ria , a n d u se of va rio u s m e d ia to

biochemistry to related areas of science such

select, isolate, and characterize organisms.

as genetics, microbiology, physiology, and

Prerequisite:

nutrition. Course learning involves lectures

Completion of BIOL&160 and

General Biology.

and labs. Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 or instructor permission.

CHEM& 121 General Chemistry

CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication

This introductory course discusses the basic concepts in general and inorganic chemistry. It

In this course students study the fundamentals

is designed to prepare students for coursework

of th e co m m unic atio n p ro cess a n d a p ply

in health sciences or more advanced scientific

them to personal and workplace relationships.

coursework by laying the foundation of the

Emphasis is on applying communication theory

most ‘elemental’ science – chemistry. Topics

to interviewing, small group communications,

covered range from the nature of atoms to

and public speaking. Students are required to

chemical reactions and include homework,

prepare and give oral presentations.

laboratories , exams , and group exercises . Prerequisite: Placement into MATH 095 or completion of MATH 085.

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CMST& 220

ENGL 075

Public Speaking

Business English

This course in public speaking helps students develop ef fe c tive speaking skills thro ugh

This course provides students with

u n d e r s t a n d i n g t h e e l e m e n t s i nvo l ve d i n

comprehensive coverage of basic English

e f f e c t i ve s p e e c h . S t u d e n t s w i l l p r e p a r e

grammar and mechanics. Students learn the

speeches designed for a variety of purposes.

rules of proper punctuation, capitalization,

P R ER EQ U I S ITE : Eligib l e fo r EN G L 1 0 0 o r

sentence structure and various other

instructor’s permission.

elements associated with successful business correspondence.

ECON& 201 ENGL 080 Writing Improvement I Microeconomic concepts are applied to problems involving scarcity, choice, competition, and

Learn how to make your writing sizzle by

cost. Examines the basic principles and models

improving your basic sentence structure. This

of microeconomics and their application to

course is designed to help you write a wide

contemporary issues and problems including

variety of strong sentences as well as maximize

production, allocation , supply and demand

your knowledge of grammar basics. Instruction

analysis, elasticity, consumer choice, market

includes daily writing and use of technology to

structures, antitrust and regulation, and public

assist writers in improving their writing skills.

microeconomics.

ECON& 202

ENGL 085 Business Communication

Macroeconomics This course provides students with M a c ro e co n o m ic s fo cu se s o n th e n atio n a l

comprehensive coverage this course is

economy - the determination of the national

designed to assist students in developing the

income level, economic growth and prosperity,

skills necessary to write effective resumes,

government spending and taxation, money

reports, memos, letters and other business

and banking, analysis of employment, inflation,

communications .

aggregate output and economic growth, and

writing activities, use document templates and

fiscal and monetar y policy tools including

forms, and review the basics of oral and written

t h e i n te n d e d a n d u n i n te n d e d e f f e c t s o f

communication in the business world

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Microeconomics

Students will engage in

government policies including the effects of both demand-side and supply-side fiscal and monetary policies on the economy.

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ENGL 090

Basic computer and keyboarding skills strongly

Writing Improvement II

recommended

This writing improvement course helps

ENGL& 102

students improve their composition skills by

Writing From Research

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papers and reports.

This course helps students develop ideas to guide

They learn to use ideas from a large

n um b e r of so urces as evid e n ce in ess ays and longer research papers . Prerequisite: completion of ENGL& 101 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

ENGL 100 Applied Composition

ENGL& 111 Introduction to Literature

This practical writing course assists students with academic writing. The class incorporates journal summaries and basic essay formats to help students build on their sentence and paragraph strengths to be successful in collegelevel writing. This class assists students in moving their writing forward through practice.

An analysis and critic al understanding of selected literature across genres, locales and eras. Themes include family, faith, good and evil, the individual and society, cultural identity and gender. Students explore elements of plot, theme, setting and character development. Exams and essays based on readings.

ENGL& 101 English Composition

ENGL 210 Children’s Literature

This is a college level writing course in which students learn to write essays that explain ideas, argue for a position, and evaluate information. Students write draft essays based on personal experience and information gathered from a variety of resources. Students revise and edit their draft essays based on constructive

This course examines children’s books as part of the imaginative experience of children, as well as a part of a larger literary heritage, viewed in light of their social, psychological, and moral implications.

comments offered by their peers and by their instructor. Upon successful completion of the course, students are able to write essays (of at least 1,000 words) demonstrating the co nve nti o n s of s t a n d a rd writ te n En g li s h . Prerequisite: COMPASS score of 75 or better or completion of ENGL 100 with a 2.0 or higher.

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ENGL& 235

HIST 110

Technical Writing

Survey of U.S .History

This course focuses on various aspects of

This survey course examines the creation and

professional and technical writing. Students

evolution of the United States beginning with

study user guides , repor ts , proposals and

the histories of pre-contact native peoples and

other forms of business correspondence in

continuing through the present time. Through

order to successfully write for the workplace.

the exploration of key figures, eras and events,

Prerequisite: completion of ENGL& 101 with a

students develop historical thinking skills, draw

grade of 2.0 or higher.

conclusions from competing and contradictory sources, and recognize the role of perspective in historical documentation.

World Literature HIST& 126 This course explores selec ted works of

World Civilization I

world literature, focusing on the cultural, philosophical and historical elements which

This course examines the development of

helped shape them. Pre-req ENGL& 101 with a

civilizations from prehistoric through the

grade of 2.0 or higher.

beginning of the middle ages. It emphasizes economic, social and political global

GEOL& 101 Introduction to Physical Geology

Examines geologic processes that shape the Earth. Emphasis is placed on understanding th e l a n g u a g e a n d m eth o d s of sci e n ce a s

perspectives by studying worldviews and systems of thought. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 100 or instructor’s permission.

HIST& 136 U.S. History I

applied to our changing planet. Student s d eve l o p c ritic a l th in k in g s k ills a n d a p p ly

Reviews the significant contributions of the

th e m to regional ge ology. Topic s include

Colonial Period, emphasizing political and

earthquakes, volcanism, glaciers, rivers, and

constitutional developments from the American

structure of the Earth. May include field trips.

Revolution through the Civil War. Emphasis on

Includes laboratory.

the Constitution and causes and consequences

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of the Civil War. Includes contributions and achievements of key political/legal, scientific, cultural and military individuals.

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HIST& 137

MATH 068

U.S. History II

Mathematics Review

Covers U.S. development from the Post-Civil

This course is designed for those students

War Reconstruction period to the present.

wa ntin g a review in th e f u n d a m e nt a ls of

Includes political, social, and economic forces

mathematics.

affecting the United States during the period

subtraction, multiplication, and division of

of westward movement, industrialization, world

whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. This

wars, economic growth and world dominance.

course also reviews percentages, ratio and

Covers profound technological developments

proportion, estimation and solving applied

of the twentieth century in relation to the world

math problems. For those students that want

of work. Addresses the fall of the Soviet Union

more review there is additional review of signed

and the rise of Islam in relation to the U.S. as

numbers, geometry, units of measurement,

a global power.

g ra p h s , s t atis tic s (m e a n , m e d ia n , m o d e),

The course reviews addition,

variables, and solving equations in one variable. HUM 101 Human Relations

The review is taught through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period.

St u d e n t s a re i n tro d u ce d to b a s i c h u m a n

A course grade of pass/fail will be assigned.

relations theory and skills. Focus is on the

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importance of maintaining positive relationships i n a p ro f e s s i o n a l a n d d i ve r s e wo r k p l a c e and functioning as an effective member of work teams.

MATH 065 Fundamentals of Mathematics

MATH 075 Pre-Algebra

This course lays the foundation for the study of algebra. The topics covered include: review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio and proportion; signed numbers

T h e co u r s e cove r s a d d iti o n , s u btr a c ti o n ,

a n d o p e r a ti o n s o n s i g n e d n u m b e r s ; r e a l

multiplication, and division of whole numbers,

numbers; simplifying algebraic expressions;

fractions, and decimals, percentages, ratio and

solvin g lin e a r e q u atio n s; g e o m etr y ; u nit s

proportion, estimation, solving applied math

o f m e a s u r e m e n t ; i n t ro d u c ti o n to g r a p h s

problems, introduction to simple interest and

and statistics. This class is taught either in

compound interest. This class is taught either in

traditional lecture mode or through individually

traditional lecture mode or through individually

tailored, interactive computer instruction that

tailored, interactive computer instruction that

provides the student ’s primar y method of

provides the student ’s primar y method of

learning, with the instructor available to assist

learning, with the instructor available to assist

students on an individual basis during the class

students on an individual basis during the class.

period. Prerequisite: completion of Math 065 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS

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Pre-Algebra score of 40 or greater.

tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the student ’s primar y method of learning, with the instructor available to assist

MATH 085

students on an individual basis during the class

Beginning Algebra

period. Prerequisites: completion of MATH 085 or AMATH 185 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or

This introductory course in algebra covers

a COMPASS Algebra score of 40 or greater

t h e f o l l ow i n g to p i c s : r ev i ew o f s e l e c te d pre-algebra topics, introduction to set theory and the real numbers; algebraic expressions; linear equations in one variable and their

MATH 110 College Algebra

to graphing; systems of two equations in two

T h i s c o u r s e c ove r s t h e f o l l ow i n g to p i c s :

unknowns and their applications; systems of

functions and graphing; inverse functions;

inequalities; polynomial operations; factoring

logarithmic and exponential functions;

polynomials; simplifying rational expression;

properties of logarithms; theory of equations;

solving quadratic e quations by fac toring .

nonlinear systems of equations; conic sections;

This class is taught either in traditional

to p i c s i n l i n e a r a l g e b r a ; s e q u e n c e s a n d

lecture mode or through individually tailored,

series. This class is taught either in traditional

interactive computer instruction that provides

lecture mode or through individually tailored,

the student’s primary method of learning, with

interactive computer instruction that provides

the instructor available to assist students on

the student’s primary method of learning, with

an individual basis during the class period.

the instructor available to assist students on

Pre re q uisite: co m pletio n of M ATH 075 o r

an individual basis during the class period.

AMATH 175 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a

P re re q uisite s: co m p l etio n of M ATH 9 5 o r

COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 60 or greater.

AMATH 195 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS Algebra score of 60 or greater

MATH 095 AMATH 170

Intermediate Algebra

Mathematics for the Health Sciences This course covers the following topics: review of selected elementary algebra topics; absolute

Mathematics for the Health Sciences is an

value equations and inequalities; factoring

introductory course developed to introduce

polynomials; rational expressions; solving

mathematics concepts related to a variety of

rational equations;

fields in the health sciences.

rational exponents and

The content is

radicals; quadratic equations and complex

designed at the pre-algebra level (MATH 075)

numbers; functions and their graphs; inverse

to promote student success in mathematics

functions; exponential and logarithmic

and to develop problem-solving skills. Topics

functions; properties of logarithms; solving

covered include: review of whole number

polynomial , quadratic-form and radic al

operations, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio

equations . This class is taught either in

and proportion; signed numbers and operations

traditional lecture mode or through individually

on signed numbers; real numbers; simplifying

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algebraic expressions; solving linear equations;

tailored, interactive computer instruction that

geometry; introduction to graphs and statistics;

provides the student ’s primar y method of

measurement systems (metric, apothecary,

learning, with the instructor available to assist

and household); conversions involving

students on an individual basis during the class

dimensional analysis; dosage calculations ,

period. Prerequisites: completion of MATH 075

mixture calculations, body surface area and

or AMATH 175 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or

body weight calculations; introductory solution

a COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 60 or greater.

calculations and a variety of health related application problems. Prerequisite: completion of Math 065 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a

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COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 40 or greater.

AMATH 175 Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry

AMATH 195 Advanced Applied Algebra

This course offers students a higher level of applied algebra utilizing applications in a variety of programs. Instruction includes coursework in intermediate algebra equivalent to MATH 095, with additional time devoted to studying

T h i s c o u r s e c ove r s m a t h e m a t i c s a n d i t s

the appropriate applications, which vary based

applications in business and industry. Instruction

on student needs. This class is taught either in

includes coursework in mathematics equivalent

traditional lecture mode or through individually

to MATH 075, with additional time devoted to

tailored, interactive computer instruction that

studying appropriate applications, which vary

provides the student ’s primar y method of

based on student needs. This class is taught

learning, with the instructor available to assist

either in traditional lecture mode or through

students on an individual basis during the class

individually tailored, interactive computer

period. Prerequisites: completion of MATH 085

instruction that provides the student’s primary

or AMATH 185 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or

method of learning, with the instructor available

a COMPASS Algebra score of 40 or greater.

to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. Prerequisites: completion of Math 065 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 40 or greater.

AMATH 185 Applied Algebra for Business and Industry

AMATH 205 Intermediate Algebra with Analytical Geometry

Th is co u r se cove r s se q u e n ce s a n d se rie s inequalities, conic sections, and the concept of limits. This course is offered through the Land

This course covers algebra and its applications

Surveying/Land Survey Technician professional

in a variety of programs. Instruction includes

te c h n i c a l p ro g ra m .

coursework in algebra equivalent to MATH

Surveying/Land Survey Technician profession

085, with additional time devoted to studying

technical program for prerequisites.

Pl e a s e s e e th e L a n d

appropriate applications, which vary based on student needs. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually

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MATH& 142

Contemporary Mathematics

Pre-Calculus II

This college level course is provides a

Tr i g o n o m e tr i c a n d i nve r s e tr i g o n o m e tr i c

mathematical perspective of contemporary

functions, their graphs and transformations of

issues.

The course is designed for students

their graphs, with applications to mathematical

who do not intend to continue in mathematics

modeling. Solving trigonometric equations, the

or science. Topics vary but may include areas

derivation and use of trigonometric identities.

of finance, statistics, data analysis, logic, and

Polar coordinates , vetors , conic sec tions ,

applications relevant to humanities, social

rotation of axes and parametric equations.

sciences and education. Content emphasis is

This class is taught either in traditional

on problem solving and quantitative reasoning.

lecture mode or through individually tailored,

Prerequisite: completion of MATH 95 or AMATH

interactive computer instruction that provides

195 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS

the student’s primary method of learning, with

Algebra score of 60 or greater.

the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period.

MATH& 141 Pre-Calculus I

Elementar y functions, their graphs and transformations of their graphs, with applications to mathematical modeling. Examples include

Prerequiste: completion of MATH& 141 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS College Algebra score of 60 or greater

MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics

linear, power, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, composite functions,

This course is an introduction to statistics

a n d i nve r s e f u n c ti o n s . Ad d i ti o n a l to p i c s

and how it may be applied in the analysis

include sequences, series and mathematical

of numerical data.

induction. This class is taught either in

topics: structure of data sets, central tendency,

traditional lecture mode or through individually

dispersion , means , standard deviation ,

tailored, interactive computer instruction that

correlation, regression, binomial and normal

provides the student ’s primar y method of

probability distributions, sampling methods,

learning, with the instructor available to assist

confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.

students on an individual basis during the class

P re re q uisite s: co m p l etio n of M ATH 9 5 o r

period. Prerequisite: completion of MATH 95

AMATH 195 with a 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS

or AMATH 195 with a grade of 2.0 or higher,

Algebra score of 60 or greater.

It includes the following

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MATH& 107

or a COMPASS Algebra score of 60 or greater.

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e q u a ti o n s . T h i s c l a s s i s t a u g h t e i t h e r i n

Business Calculus I

traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that

I n t ro d u c ti o n to D i f f e r e n ti a l a n d I n te g r a l Calculus of elementary functions with emphasis on business applications and its use in optimization.

This class is taught either in

traditional lecture mode or through individually

provides the student ’s primar y method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period. Prerequisite: completion of MATH& 151 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

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tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the student ’s primar y method of

MUSC& 105

learning, with the instructor available to assist

Music Appreciation

students on an individual basis during the class period. Prerequiste: completion of MATH& 141 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS College Algebra score of 60 or greater.

This course helps student s develop an understanding of the elements and vocabulary of music while deepening their appreciation of music as a reflection of cultural tradition and

MATH& 151

innovation. Students gain tools for analysis

Calculus I

such as the historical, political and cultural influences on musical traditions. Class activities

D if fe re nti a l c a l cu l u s .

T h e d ef i n iti o n a n d

interpretation of the derivative, with applications to mathematical modeling.

include lec tures , writ te n mate rials , and a variety of listening experiences.

Derivatives of

algebraic and transcendental functions. This

NUTR& 101

class is taught either in traditional lecture mode

Human Nutrition

or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the student’s primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on an individual basis during the class period.

Prerequisite:

completion of MATH& 142 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a COMPASS Trigonometry score of 60 or greater.

This course provides students with information pertaining to the functions of nutrients in t h e b o d y a n d t h e p hys i o l o g i c p ro c e s s e s involved in digestion and absorption. Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of digestion and absorption; specific utilization of carbohydrates, protein, and fats; and vitamin and mineral supplements. Other topics include

MATH& 152

factors that govern nutrient requirements, and

Calculus II

the impact of diet on health and disease. Basic principles of chemistry, biology, and physiology

The definition, interpretation and application of the definite integral. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, techniques of integration

are applied to the study of nutrition. This course is suggested for students majoring in nursing or other health-related areas.

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PHIL& 101

on documents from America’s Revolutionary

Introduction to Philosophy

a n d C i v i l Wa r p e r i o d s a s we l l a s o n key historical and contemporary Supreme Court

Presents well-known problems and concepts in philosophy and introduces students to some of the works of great philosophers. Students develop skills in critical thinking and analysis.

opinions, Congressional laws, and Presidential policy papers. This course will also analyze how the dynamic s of regional and global forces have impacted on domestic politics and Am e ric an gove rnm e nt, informing th e shaping of its attitudes and policies to the rest of the world.

POLS 150 PSYC& 100 General Psychology Topics will include currently relevant issues such as the rise of Islamic Fundamentalism and American defense policy, the debate between free market and socialist economic theories, globalization and the role of oil and energy technologies, the rise of China and its relations with other Asian countries and the U.S., the ongoing crises in Africa, nuclear proliferation a n d oth e r we a p o n s of m a s s d e s tr u c ti o n . Immigration and demographics will be covered. The role of the United Nations and international law are examined within the framework of evolving ideas about national sovereignty. This course will maintain some flexibility to prioritize emergent issues as the quarter develop.

General Psychology surveys the knowledge and methods of the discipline of psychology. Emphasis is placed upon application of psychological knowledge to daily situations, and upon accessing and assessing information from a variety of sources about behavior. Skills in scientific reasoning and critical thinking a re develop e d d uring this co urse .

of psychology to be included are: research methods, neuroscience, human development, sensation, perception, consciousness, learning, memor y, cognitive processes, intelligence, motivation, emotion, personality, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, stress and health, and social psychology.

POLS& 202

Areas

Basic computer and

keyboarding skills strongly recommended.

American Government

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Contemporary World Issues

This course explores the structure and dynamics of American national government. The course provides a broad-based introduction to the ideas and institutions that have shaped politics in the contemporary United States. Special areas of focus will include: the Constitution and the debates of the founding era , the institutions of modern American government, and the political behavior of the American mass public. The course will draw inspirationally RTC.edu

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PSYC& 200

PHYS& 115

Developmental Psychology

General Physics II

This course covers the concepts of human

This course is the second in a three quarter

life span development in psychology and

s e q u e n c e o f a l g e b r a - b a s e d p hys i c s . T h e

research from the prenatal stage to end of life

course provides an introduction to mechanical

experiences. Life span development includes

properties of matter, fluid mechanics, wave

socio-emotional, cognitive, and physiological

phenomena, and thermodynamics. Laboratory

development. Included are the influences on

investigations , technic al writing , proble m

human development by such factors as biology,

solving using both physical and mathematical

life exp e rie n ces , f a mily, a n d culture . E a ch

reasoning strategies and the scientific method

individual, although unique follows a process

of inquiry skills will be emphasized. Laboratory

that is affected by primary caregivers, siblings,

included. Prerequisite: PHYS& 114.

extended family, teachers, friends, partners, and events. Emphasis will be on understanding human development and the influences of family and culture that includes ethnicity,

PHYS& 116 General Physics III

beliefs, family structure, traditions, and gender. This course is the third in a three quarter PHYS& 114 General Physics I

s e q u e n c e o f a l g e b r a - b a s e d p hys i c s . T h e course provides an introduction to electricity, m a g n e t i s m , o p t i c s a n d m o d e r n p hy s i c s . Laboratory investigations, technical writing,

This course is the first in a three quar ter

p ro b l e m so lvin g u sin g b oth p hysic a l a n d

s e q u e n c e o f a l g e b r a - b a s e d p hys i c s . T h e

mathematical reasoning strategies and the

course provides an introduction to mechanics,

scie ntif ic m eth o d of in q uir y skills will b e

kinematics, energy, and conservation principles.

emphasized. Laboratory included. Prerequisite:

Laboratory investigations, technical writing,

PHYS& 115.

p ro b l e m so lvin g u sin g b oth p hysic a l a n d mathematical reasoning strategies and the scie ntif ic m eth o d of in q uir y skills will b e

SOC& 101

emphasized. Laboratory included. Prerequisite:

Survey of Sociology

MATH& 141. Sociology is the study of human interaction. Students

study

modern

society

and

the

influences of culture, socialization, inequality and power. Topics include gender, class, race and ethnicity, conflict, and marriage and the family.

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SPAN& 121 Spanish I

This is the first course of a series of classes that teaches the fundamentals of Spanish as a second language. While the course focuses on speaking and verbal comprehension, reading, writing and Hispanic culture are also integral to the class.

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SPAN& 122 Spanish II

This is the second course of a series of classes that teaches the fundamentals of Spanish as a second language. While the course focuses on speaking and verbal comprehension, reading, writing and Hispanic culture are also integral to the class. Prerequisite: SPAN& 121

SPAN& 123 Spanish III

This is the third course of a series of classes that teaches the fundamentals of Spanish as a second language. While the course focuses on speaking and verbal comprehension, reading, writing and Hispanic culture are also integral to the class. Prerequisite: SPAN& 122

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ABDY 100

ABDY 106

Intro to Collision Repair

Color Theory, Application, Tinting, and Blending

The Intro to Collision Repair course is designed to

Hue, value, and chroma, the three dimensions of

prepare entry-level students with the fundamental

color, and how they relate to automotive finish

knowledge needed to be successful in the collision

matches are explained and demonstrated in great

repair industry. Subjects include personal safety,

detail. Students witness the effects of different

vehicle construction materials, parts terminology,

light sources on various colors and demonstrate

safety systems, tools, equipment and attachment

their matching skills on panels. Training prepares

methods, industry repair terms, mechanical

students for certification in I-CAR refinish

systems terminology, refinishing, and corrosion

Technician, ProLevel I.

protection. ABDY 111 HAZMAT, Personal Safety, and Refinish Safety

Estimating I Students learn the proper and safe use of tools Students review damage reports and analyze

commonly used within the auto body industry.

damage to determine appropriate methods for

Environmental issues, applicable laws and

overall repair; develop and document repair plan.

ordinances and related safety concerns in the

Training prepares students for certification in

workplace are studied. Training prepares students

I-CAR Non-Structural Technician, ProLevel I.

for certification in I-CAR Refinish Technician, ProLevel I.

ABDY 102 Surface Preparation and Masking

ABDY 112 Welding for Autobody Repair

Students learn proper spray gun care by a combination of classroom lectures, product

Following instruction in the safe use of oxy-

seminars by paint company representatives, and

acetylene MIG, and TIG welders, students are

shop demonstrations. Techniques for preparing

taught to weld to industry standards. Training

various substrates for top coating are explained

prepares students for certification in I-CAR

and demonstrated. Students practice these skills

Welding Qualification WCS03.

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ABDY 101

on auto body panels. Training prepares students for certification in I-CAR Refinish Technician,

ABDY 113

ProLevel I.

Autobody Repair Industry Careers

ABDY 105

Students investigate the various careers

Paint Application I

offered in the Autobody industry and develop comprehensive job search plans.

Students become familiar with the proper, safe and lawful use of topcoat paint products. Sheet metal panels are provided for students to practice spray techniques.

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ABDY 114

ABDY 128

Autobody Construction I

Autobody Structure and Mechanics

Students learn how unibody cars are assembled

Students study basic mechanical principles

and how parts work together to form a strong

such as four-wheel alignment, electrical theory,

unit. Students working in teams disassemble

electrical circuits and DVOM usage.

and re-assemble automobile components. Basic

subjects include steering, suspension systems,

panel adjustment and alignment are explained

brakes, air conditioning, cooling systems, and

and practiced. Other subjects include discussions

trim and hardware. Training prepares students for

of steel unibodys, front and rear rails, floors and

certification in I-CAR Non-Structural Technician,

front structure, A-B-C-D pillars and rocker panels.

ProLevel I.

Other

Training prepares students for certification in

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I-CAR Non-Structural Technician, ProLevel I.

ABDY 129 Shop Management

ABDY 116 Autobody Plastics Repair and Refinishing

Students learn how communications between management and workers affects the operation of

Students are taught how to identify, repair, and

a shop. Students also learn about the operating

refinish plastics and composites used in late

costs in shops, the responsibilities of management

model vehicles. Training prepares students for

and other issues faced by companies which helps

certification in I-CAR Non-Structural Technician,

the employee understand his/her role in making

ProLevel I.

the business successful. Students are taught how to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

ABDY 123

with employers, technicians, and customers.

Straightening Metal ABDY 159 Students determine the extent of direct and

Live Autobody Repair and Refinishing

indirect damage and direction of impact; develop and document a repair plan to straighten and

Following successful completion of previous three

rough-out contours of damaged panels to a

quarters of study, students practice dent removal

suitable condition for body filling or metal

techniques, painting skills, project completion,

finishing using power tools, hand tools, and weld-

design repair, write estimates, complete approved

on pull attachments. Students locate and reduce

project on live work in the shop.

surface irregularities on damaged body panels. Demonstrate hammer and dolly techniques. Heat

ABDY 171

shrink stretched panel areas to proper contour.

Communications for Autobody Repair

Cold shrink stretched panel areas to proper contour. Mix body filler. Apply body filler: shape

S t u d e n t s a re t a u g h t h ow to e f f e c t i ve l y

during curing. Rough sand cured body filler

communicate verbally and in writing with

to contour; and finish sand. Training prepares

students, technicians, and customers.

students for certification in I-CAR Non-Structural Technician, ProLevel I.

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ABDY 241

Estimating II

Advanced Surface Preparation and Masking

Following a review of ABDY 101, Estimating I,

Following a review of ABDY 102, Surface

students practice ordering parts and supplies for

Preparation and Masking, using live work, students

live shop projects using the new information in

learn the skills and competencies necessary to

this course.

prepare various substrates for refinishing.

ABDY 232

ABDY 242

Impact Analysis and Repair

Paint Application II

Students perform several different structural

Students are introduced to waterborne and

sectioning techniques on different structural

water based paints. Students mix colors using

members to ICAR and industry standards. Using

a computerized paint mixing system and spray

state-of-the-art frame and unibody straightening

both waterborne and solvent based bottom

benches, students align auto body frames

and top coats on live work. Personal safety

and shells.

and refinish safety are stressed. Other subjects include environmental issues such as liquid and

ABDY 234

solid hazardous waste storage and disposal and

Autobody Construction II

hazardous airborne pollutant reduction. Training prepares students for certification in I-CAR

Using damaged autos, students install and

Refinish Technician, ProLevel I.

align various auto body panels and glass to industry standards.

ABDY 243 Auto Detail

ABDY 235 Door and Quarter Panel Replacement

Following completion of repairs to assigned auto shop projects, students clean and detail various

Students replace an outer door panel and a

automobiles to industry standards. Training

quarter panel on damaged vehicle in the shop.

prepare students for certification in I-CAR Refinish

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ABDY 231

Technician, ProLevel I. ABDY 240 Advanced Autobody Repair

ABDY 250 Collision Related Mechanical Repair

Students work hands-on and repair various types of damage on a number of vehicles. Subjects

Using a combination of classroom theory and

include automotive foams, trim and hardware,

shop practice, students examine the effects of

and corrosion protection. Training prepares

collision forces and study the resulting damage

students for certification in I-CAR Non-Structural

to the following mechanical systems: suspension,

Technician, ProLevel I.

air-conditioning, heating, braking, and active and passive restraints.

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ABDY 259

ABDY 296

Advanced Live Autobody Repair and Refinishing

Co-op II

Students repair collision damage on real

Co-operative education experience combines

jobs practicing the competencies learned in

classroom instruction with approved industry

prerequisite courses.

work experience. Students are supervised and mentored by experienced industry technicians

ABDY 280

in local autobody shops. Co-operative education

Shop Safety and Human Relations

prepares students to successfully develop job skills and obtain employment in the

Following a review of the safety practices to

autobody industry.

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be adhered to in the auto body repair industry, students learn how to get along with others

ACCT 105

in the workplace and are encouraged to be a

Computer Skills

professional. Students also work with customers and fill out necessary job related paperwork.

This course provides students with fundamental computer skills for office employment through

ABDY 291

introduction to a broad overview of computer

Job Search Skills

concepts and applications. The student learns the components of a computer system and how they

Students are instructed in job search techniques

function, and is introduced to integrated software

for the autobody repair industry. Instruction

and the use of computers in word processing

deals with teamwork and meeting employer

applications. The student develops or strengthens

expectations in a culturally diverse workplace.

ten-key and touch-typing skills and improves speed and accuracy at the keyboard.

ABDY 295 Co-op I

ACCT 110 Introduction to Financial Accounting

Co-operative education experience combines classroom instruction with approved industry

Practical accounting is taught with a vocational

work experience. Students are supervised and

emphasis on analyzing, classifying, recording,

mentored by experienced industry technicians

summarizing and interpreting business

in local autobody shops. Co-operative education

transactions.

prepares students to successfully develop job skills and obtain employment in the

ACCT 110L

autobody industry.

Introduction to Financial Accounting Lab Lab for ACCT 110.

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ACCT 124

ACCT 150

Small Business Accounting

Introduction to Business Law

This course introduces the student to

This course is intended to provide the student

preprogrammed computer software used to

with an overview and application of the basic legal

efficiently manage general ledgers, accounts

principles relating to the accounting and business

receivable, accounts payable, depreciation,

environments. Upon completion, the student has

inventory, payroll and financial statements in a

a basic understanding of business law relating to:

small business. Prerequisite: placement into ACCT

legal system, cyberlaw, contracts, and uniform

124 or completion of ACCT 110 and ACCT 110L

commercial code relating to sales, warranties,

with a 2.0 or higher.

products liability, and negotiable instruments. Employment law and employment discrimination

ACCT 124L

are also discussed.

Lab for ACCT 124.

ACCT 150L Introduction to Business Law

ACCT 132

Lab for ACCT 150.

Basic Excel ACCT 160 An introduction to Excel and its application to

Human Relations in an Accounting Office

accounting functions; also includes an introduction to Access.

Students develop their basic employment skills to levels to allow them to function successfully in a

ACCT 132L

professional environment. Emphasis is on human

Basic Excel Lab

relations skills, business leadership, business

Lab for ACCT 132.

ethics, office safety and job search skills.

ACCT 143

ACCT 179

Beginning Algebra for Accounting

Taxation I - Individuals

This course is a continuation of AMATH 180X

This is a fundamental course designed to introduce

with extra emphasis on graphing, linear systems,

the student to the preparation of federal income

and exponents and polynomials. Pre-requisites:

tax returns for individuals. Basic tax principles

Placement into Math 085 or ACCT 143 or

relating to gross income, exemptions, standard

completion of AMATH 180X or MATH 075 with a

and itemized deductions, tax computation, and

2.0 or higher.

credits are covered. Income or loss from business

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Small Business Accounting Lab

and rental activities, tax depreciation using MACRS, and capital gains and losses are also covered. Students prepare a series income tax returns both manually and using tax preparation software. Students also explore researching tax questions via the Internet.

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ACCT 179L

ACCT& 203

Taxation I - Individuals Lab

Principles of Accounting III

Lab for ACCT 179. This course is a continuation of the principles ACCT& 201

learned in ACCT 130, Cost Accounting. Emphasis

Principles of Accounting I

is on using accounting information to support

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and assist decision making. Topics covered Students develop skills in recording transactions

include Cost-Volume-Profit analysis, Budgeting,

to specific areas of accounting including: accounts

Performance Evaluation and Special Business

receivable, inventories, plant and equipment,

Decisions. Students also present their conclusions

asset valuation, notes receivable and notes

and analysis using a variety of methods such

payable. Emphasis is on preparing general journal

as written memorandum., Budgeted Financial

entries in accordance with Generally Accepted

Statements and Reports, and PowerPoint slide

Accounting Principles (GAAP). This course builds

presentations. Prerequisite: placement into

upon the skills learned in ACCT 110, Introduction

ACCT& 203 or completion of ACCT 130 and ACCT

to Financial Accounting. Prerequisite: placement

130L with a 2.0 or higher.

into ACCT& 201 or completion of ACCT 110 and ACCT 110L with a 2.0 or higher.

ACCT 224 Financial Applications

ACCT& 202 Principles of Accounting II

Models intended to provide a simulation of selected projects or responsibilities that an

This course incorporates the basics covered in

accounting staff may experience in the workplace.

ACCT 110, Basic Math for Accounting, and ACCT&

Models may include such subjects as preparing a

201, Principles of Accounting I, and relates them

payroll; calculating and adjusting entries; entering

to more complex accounting functions. Topics

invoices; paying invoices; preparing a budget

include forms of business (proprietorships,

proposal; collecting past due accounts; preparing

partnerships, and corporations), internal control,

tax reports for state; and other varieties of

debt and equity, bonds, inventories, intangible

projects. Prerequisite: placement into ACCT 224

assets, depreciation, statement analysis, and cash

or completion of ACCT& 201 and ACCT& 201L with

flow. This course concentrates on theory and

a 2.0 or higher.

assumes the student has some background in

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accounting. Prerequisite: placement into ACCT&

ACCT 224L

202 or completion of ACCT& 201 and with a 2.0

Financial Applications Lab

or higher.

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ACCT 231

colleges, and universities.

Advanced Excel for Accounting ACCT 275 A continuation of beginning spreadsheet courses,

Taxation II – Business Entities

students expand their knowledge and skills Income tax principles related to partnerships,

commands. Prerequisites: placement into ACCT

limited partnerships, corporations and limited

231 or completion of APP 121.

liability companies are studied.

ACCT 232

ACCT 277

Intermediate Excel

Business Taxes

This course is a continuation of ACCT 132, Basic

This course covers Form 940, Form 941, state

Excel.

combined income taxes, federal and state

It expands the student’s knowledge

and skills in working with Excel and Access.

unemployment taxes, and employer FICA.

Prerequisite: completion of ACCT 132 and ACCT 132L with a 2.0 or higher.

ACCT 284 Job Search Skills

ACCT 232L Intermediate Excel

This course covers the basics of looking for a job.

Lab for ACCT 232.

It covers identifying and presenting marketable skills, searching for jobs, cover letter and resume

ACCT 234

writing, and interviewing skills.

Advanced Excel ACCT 284L This course is a continuation of ACCT 232,

Job Search Skills

Intermediate Excel. It expands the student’s

Lab for ACCT 284.

knowledge and skills in working with Excel and Access. Prerequisite: completion of ACCT 232

ACCT 294

and ACCT 232L with a 2.0 or higher.

Cooperative Work Experience

ACCT 234L

A required cooperative work experience allows

Advanced Excel Lab

students to receive credit for work experience

Lab for ACCT 284.

appropriate to their training. Through cooperative

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in working with more advanced spreadsheets

work experience students have the opportunity ACCT 273

to apply learned skills and gain actual on-the-job

Government and Non-Profit Accounting

experience while completing their course of study.

Students develop skills in accounting and financial reporting for not-for-profit organizations and state and local governments. Topics include general and special fund accounting for state and local governments, hospitals, charities, foundations, RTC.edu

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AMATH 160V

AMATH 160S

Basic Math for Accounting

Mathematics/ Measurement

This course prepares students for the basic math

Instruction in mathematics includes adding,

skills needed in many entry level positions. It

subtracting, multiplying and dividing of whole

covers whole numbers, fractions, decimals,

numbers, decimals and fractions as a tool for

ratio and proportion, percent, signed numbers,

calculating dimensions, tolerances, scales,

geometry, units of measurement, graphs,

surface areas of materials, weights of materials,

and statistics.

converting measurements from U.S. Customary to

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Metrics and using geometric formulas. Instruction AMATH 160G

also includes the use of tape measures, framing

Medical Math

and combination squares.

This course is a comprehensive review of

AMATH 161G

fundamental math skills including addition,

Mathematics

subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions and decimals, calculating

In this course of study, the student receives an

ratio, proportion, percent, volume, temperature

introduction to basic mathematical procedures

and linear measurements as well as calculation

including, but not limited to, whole numbers,

medication dosages using the metric system.

fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions, percentages, combined applications, roman

AMATH 160J

numerals, and problem solving.

Math for Autobody Repair AMATH 161J Students are taught basic math skills including

Technical Mathematics for Drafting

addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication o f w h o l e n u m b e r s , f ra c t i o n s , d e c i m a l s ,

Students gain instruction in basic mathematic

and metrics.

principles applicable to the drafting profession. The course begins with a review of arithmetic

AMATH 160R

operations and progresses through multiplication

Culinary Mathematics and Cost Control

of fractions and whole numbers, to converting fractions to decimals.

Students have the opportunity to learn how to read financial statements and profit and loss

AMATH 161R

statements. In addition, food costing, portioning,

Bakery Math

ratios, menu pricing, yield test percentages,

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volume percentage requirements for purchasing

This course deals with numerical expressions most

and conversion of decimals and fractions are

commonly encountered in the baking industry.

reviewed. Students have the opportunity to

It also emphasizes the application of bakers’

receive a Food Costing Certification through

percent, ratios and proportion, temperatures,

ManageFirst in this course. Prerequisites: CUL 101,

specific gravity, formula construction and food

CUL 102, and CUL 103.

costing.

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AMATH 161V

AMATH 164V

Mathematics for Band Instrument Repair

Introduction to Mathematical Operations

Students learn how to measure woodwind pads

This course familiarizes the student with basic

using fractional and metric systems and operate

business math operations, with an emphasis on the

calipers, micrometers and other measuring tools

ability to complete business application problems

as they relate to band instrument repair. Students

that require addition, subtraction, multiplication,

learn business math applications as they relate to

division, fractions and percent. Emphasis will

the band instrument service technician.

be placed on integrating these concepts into Excel 2010.

AMATH 162G Mathematics

AMATH 165G Pharmacy Calculations

mathematics required for financial management,

This course provides students with practice

record keeping, and billing. Students review

in mathematic operations such as fractions,

basic mathematical procedures, including

decimals, percent solutions, roman numerals, ratio

addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and

and proportions. Special emphasis on metric and

problem solving.

apothecary applications particular to the practice of pharmacy are covered. Students learn and

AMATH 163G

practice common calculator features.

Math for Medical Assistants AMATH 165V Math skills are a fundamental component of

Business Math

a healthcare worker’s job description. From c a l c u l a t i n g d r u g d o s a g e s to co nve r t i n g

Students apply basic math computations

temperature measurements, math skills are used

(addition, subtraction, multiplication, division,

in healthcare on a daily basis. This course is a

percentages, fractions and decimals) to a variety

comprehensive review of fundamental math skills

of business problems.

including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions and decimals,

AMATH 166G

calculating ratio, proportion, and percent as well

Applied Mathematics

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This course focuses on basic business

as calculating medication dosages using the metric system.

A practical application of mathematics as it applies to the Metric System in volume, temperature,

AMATH 163V

weight, and linear measurement, which includes

Business Math

measuring with assorted medical/surgical devices as well as accurate calculation and measurement

Students apply basic math computations

of drug dosages.

(addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, fractions and decimals) to a variety of business problems. Students develop skill using electronic calculators. RTC.edu

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AMATH 170N

Integrated Financial Applications

Applied Mathematics for the Health Sciences - Nursing

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Students improve proficiency applying basic math concepts and critical thinking to business

An introductory course developed to

situations using the 10-key calculator, spreadsheet

demonstrate the application of mathematical

software, and forms Students gain competency

concepts to a variety of fields in the health

in performing business computations that

sciences. The content is designed to promote

include banking transactions, budgets, inventory,

student success in applied mathematics and

commissions, retail sales, cash and trade

to develop problem-solving skills. Application

discounts, percentages, financial statements,

topics covered include, but are not limited to:

and payroll applications. Students discuss the

measurement systems (apothecary, household,

importance of demonstrating ethical conduct in

U.S. customary and metric), conversions

financial matters.

between measurement systems using proportions and dimensional analysis, dosage

AMATH 167G

calculations, mixture calculations, body surface

Veterinary Math

area and body weight calculations, solution calculations, and a variety of health related

This course covers the necessary concepts

application problems. Prerequisite: MATH 095

involved in mathematics used in veterinary

with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or a score of 60

medicine. This includes dosage calculations,

or higher on the Algebra COMPASS test.

metric conversions, percentages, ratios, medical terminology, medication categories and medical

AMATH 170S

abbreviations. Students practice and complete

Math Refresher

the registration for “Veterinary Medical Clerk� requirements.

This is a refresher course of practical mathematics used by individuals working in the industrial and

AMATH 170J

commercial maintenance fields. The gas laws, heat

Automotive Mathematics

load calculations and various common electrical calculations are covered.

Students learn to identify and solve common automotive related mathematics problems

AMATH 170V

including: weights and measures, measurement

Applied Math for Accounting

systems, fraction to decimal conversions, rations, proportions, English/metric conversions, brake

This course is a continuation of AMATH 160V,

and transmission hydraulics, steering geometry,

Basic Math for Accounting, with extra emphasis

and mechanical, electrical, pressure and vacuum

on geometry, units of measurement, graphs, and

measurements.

statistics. Prerequisite: placement into AMATH 170V or completion of AMATH 160V with a 2.0 or higher.

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AMATH 170X

AMATH 172S

Applied Math for Accounting Lab

Industrial Math for Electrical (A-C)

Lab for AMATH 170V. This course covers the necessary math required AMATH 171J

to compute all values of alternating current

Technical Mathematics for Civil CADD I

electrical circuits as related to the appliance field. Prerequisite courses are MART 111 and

This course is an introduction to mathematics used

AMATH 171S.

in civil CADD. Topics include operations with real numbers, exponents and radicals, and operations

AMATH 173J

with algebraic equations. An introduction to right

Survey of Electronics with Mathematics

triangle trigonometry is included. This course provides a brief introduction to concepts and mathematics related to

Industrial Math for Electrical (D-C)

electronic and digital circuits. It includes such topics as measurement of circuit components,

This course covers the necessary math required

m at h e m at i c a l a n d f u n c t i o n a l a n a l ys i s o f

to compute all values of direct current electrical

circuit components, series and parallel circuit

circuits as related to the appliance field.

diagrams and calculations, safety in electronics environments, digital concepts, binary numbering

AMATH 171V

systems, and related concepts.

Business Math/Calculators AMATH 173S This course presents basic math skills students

Industrial Math for Water Heaters

use in business-related applications. Students gain practical experience using, interpreting

This course provides the necessary math skills

and calculating figures in everyday business

to determine size, recovery time, and the

forms such as invoices, reports, and others.

conversion of gas and electrical to heating and

Students learn 10-key calculator proficiency and

the operating cost.

numeric keypad software designed specifically to reinforce skills.

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AMATH 171S

AMATH 174J Computer Mathematics

AMATH 172J Technical Mathematics for Civil CADD II

Mathematics, including fractions, percents, and ratios are reviewed as specific to computer

A continuation of AMATH 171J with trigonometry

science applications. Algebraic equations, order

of oblique triangles. An introduction to typical

of operations, Boolean algebra, base number

geometric figures and solids is included with

conversions and computational functions

calculation of areas and volumes for different

with a computer are used to solve a variety of

shapes and solids.

practical problems.

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AMATH 174S

practice math skills that are essential to machining

Industrial Math for Compactors

and CNC programming.

This course provides the necessary math skills to

AMATH 177J

determine the size, thread pressures, gear speed

Automotive Mathematics

and ratio conversions, and the total operating costs of compactors.

This course prepares students to solve common a u t o m o t i ve re l a t e d p ro b l e m s i n c l u d i n g :

AMATH 175J

measurement systems, fraction to decimal

Technical Mathematics for Drafting II

conversions, ratios and proportions, weights

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and measures, metric/English conversions, Topics include descriptive geometry, including

mechanical, electrical, pressure and vacuum

foldlines, projection lines and point labeling

measurements.

coordinates. Other topics include projecting a plane, true size and shape of a surface and true

AMATH 178J

length of a line. This course is a continuation

Automotive Mathematics

of AMATH 161J, Technical Mathematics for Drafting I.

Students learn to identify and solve common automotive related mathematics problems

AMATH 175S

including: weights & measures, measurement

Industrial Math for Thermodynamics

systems, fraction to decimal conversions, ratios, proportions, English/metric conversions, brake

This course provides the skills to calculate

and transmission hydraulics, steering geometry,

pressure and temperature ratios, superheat zones,

a n d m e c h a n i c a l , e l e c t r i c a l , p re ss u re a n d

heat loss, refrigerant load requirements and

vacuum measurements.

operational cost. AMATH 179J AMATH 176J

Basic Mathematics for Field Surveying

Technical Mathematics for Drafting III This course is an introduction to Land Surveying Students learn and apply trigonometric functions

mathematics. Topics include operations with real

including sine, cosine, and tangent to length

numbers, exponents and radicals, operations with

height and length of sides to solve real life

algebraic expressions, solution of right triangles,

situations. This class is a continuation of AMATH

and introduction to vectors.

175J, Technical Mathematics for Drafting II. AMATH 180V AMATH 176S

Algebra for the Paraprofessional

Basic Math for Machining This course prepares students for the algebra

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This introductory course in mathematics utilizes

needed in many positions in business and

fractions, decimals, proportions, volumes, and

industry. It includes real numbers, linear equations

areas as they apply to real- world manufacturing.

and inequalities, factoring, problems solving, and

This is a self-paced course in which students

rational expressions.

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into MATH 085 or AMATH 180V, or completion of

applications are covered. This is a self-paced

AMATH 170V and AMATH 170X or MATH 075 with

course in which students practice math skills that

a 2.0 or higher.

are essential to machining and CNC programming.

AMATH 180X

AMATH 188S

Algebra for the Paraprofessional Lab

Trigonometry for Machining

Lab for AMATH 180V. This course emphasizes practical applications AMATH 185

of right angle trigonometry using sine, cosine,

Applied Algebra for Business and Industry

and tangent. This is a self-paced course in which students practice math skills that are essential to

This introductory course in algebra covers the

machining and CNC programming.

following topics and their application to business AMATH 189J

inequalities, absolute value equations and

Intermediate Mathematics for Field Surveying

inequalities; exponential notation and simplifying exponents using the product, quotient and power

This course is a continuation of AMATH 179J.

rules; scientific notation; polynomial operations;

Covered topics include solution of equations,

factoring polynomials; solving quadratic equations

oblique triangles, area calculations, and analysis

by factoring; introduction to graphing; systems

of linear functions.

of two equations in two unknowns and their applications; solving a system of three equations

AMATH 199J

in three variables; systems of inequalities; solving

Advanced Mathematics for Field Surveying

applied problems. Prerequisite: completion of MATH 075 or AMATH 175 with a 2.0 or higher, or

This continuation of AMATH 189J includes

a COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 60 or greater.

solutions of systems of linear equations, factoring, fractions, operations with radicals, solving

AMATH 186S

quadratic equations, and analyzing quadratic

Algebra for Machine Technology

functions.

This is an introductory course in algebra as it

AMATH 204

is used in manufacturing. The transformation

Basic Mathematics for Land Surveying

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and industry: solving linear inequalities, compound

of algebraic formulae is emphasized. This is a self-paced course in which students practice

This course covers exponents and radicals,

math skills that are essential to machining and

exponential functions, systems of linear and

CNC programming.

non-liniear equations, matrix algebra, graphs of trigonometric functions and introduction

AMATH 187S

to statistics.

Geometry for Machine Technology This is an introductory application-based course in plane geometry as it is used in manufacturing. Axioms and propositions linked to industrial RTC.edu

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mandatory seven hours of HIV/AIDS education for

Intermediate Algebra with Analytical Geometry

healthcare providers is included.

This course covers sequences and series

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inequalities, conic section, and the concept of

Introduction to Anesthesia Technology

limits. This course is offered through the Land Survey Technician professional technical program.

This course offers an opportunity to gain theoretical knowledge of basic anesthesia

AMATH 206

competencies and the role of the anesthesia care

Basic Mathematic for Land Surveying

team within the operating room and focuses on

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the scope of practice and duties of the Anesthesia This course covers derivatives of algebraic and

Technician The course includes but not is limited

trigonometric functions, applications of the

to: basic airway management, anesthesia

derivative, and partial derivatives.

machine daily checkout and troubleshooting, basic anesthesia equipment set up, maintenance

AMATH 207

and trouble shooting. Patient care skills include

Special Topics in Mathematics

communicating with the patient and safety protocols. The student learns the fundamentals of

This course covers derivatives of algebraic and

IV set up and placement, and basic physiological

trigonometric functions, applications of the

monitoring schema. Students learn the concepts of

derivative, and partial derivatives. This course

assisting the Anesthesiologist in the pre, peri, and

includes an introduction to differential calculus as

post operative setting. Students revisit Anatomy

well as principles of statistics and least squares

and Physiology as it applies to anesthesia care.

adjustments applied to surveying.

Students learn theoretical topics such as the OR environment including appropriate wear, personal

ANES 100

protective equipment, and interpersonal skills. The

Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR,

course also focuses on policies and procedures

AED and Blood borne Pathogens

associated with anesthesia technician practice. The student is able to study different types of

This course covers one and two person, adult,

Anesthesia including regional, local general and

child and infant CPR. Students practice caring for

MAC. Students are able to learn diagnostics and

a person with foreign body airway obstruction

minor maintenance of anesthesia equipment.

(FBAO), personal barriers techniques and use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The

ANES 102

course teaches to effectively recognize and

Anesthesia Equipment: Principals

treat in critical minutes until Emergency Medical

and Applications

Services (EMS) arrive. Topics include: general first

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aid principles, medical, injury and environmental

This course provides practical knowledge of

emergencies, and bloodborne pathogens. This

anesthesia equipment and safety applications.

course is approved by OSHA, WISHA (Labor and

Information will be presented on basic anesthesia

Industries) for healthcare providers. An AHA card

set-up, the anesthesia gas machine function,

will be issued upon the successful completion of a

gas cylinder handling, and cell-saver set-up,

written exam and skills evaluation. In addition, the

care and general maintenance. The student is

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presented with various fluid warmers, patient

set up maintenance and trouble shooting,

warming devices and physiological monitoring

advanced physiological monitoring, including

applications which they are able to learn using

arterial lines, central and pulmonary artery

hands on approach. Students learn safe practice

lines, and assisting the Anesthesiologist during

and aspects concerned with cleaning and

placement of invasive monitoring as well as

decontamination of various pieces of equipment.

intubation strategies and rapid response to airway crisis management. Students practice set

ANES 103

up and use of emergency airway management

Anesthesia Technology Lab I

devices. Students demonstrate competency with hemodynamic monitoring equipment including

This course offers an opportunity for the

set up, maintenance and troubleshooting.

student to put into practice basic and advanced ANES 105

limited to: basic airway management, anesthesia

Pharmacology I

machine daily checkout and troubleshooting, basic anesthesia equipment set up maintenance

The learner will analyze the principles of

and trouble shooting. Patient care skills including

anesthesia administration. Students compare

positioning and communication IV set up and

and contrast methods agents, and techniques

placement, placement and troubleshooting

of anesthesia administration and preparation.

basic physiological monitoring, assisting the

Students calculate medications, conversions and

Anesthesiologist; intubation strategies and

dosages. Prepare and manage medications in the

rapid response to airway crisis management.

care of the surgical patient.

Students practice topics such as working in the OR environment including appropriate wear,

ANES 106

personal protective equipment; interpersonal

Pharmacology II

skills, and ergonomics. The students learn how to handle pharmacological materials including

This course offers an opportunity to learn and

drawing up drugs and sharps safety. Students

apply basic and advanced pharmacology with

learn the principles and rationale of the OR turn

particular relevance to Anesthesia in the operating

over process as well as equipment identification

room. The course describes pharmacological

handling and use. Students are introduced to set

sources and development. The course introduces

up and care of patients undergoing regional and

families and classifications of drugs with emphasis

local anesthesia.

on treatment of the surgical patient. Students

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anesthesia competencies including but not

learn crisis management for cardiac arrest and ANES 104

malignant hyperthermia, including reactive

Anesthesia Technology Lab II

scenario training. Students are introduced to pharmacology math. Students are shown how to

This course offers an opportunity to build on

manage drugs in the OR including preoperative

competencies learned during Anesthesia Lab I

and perioperative situations, handling, labeling,

and practice advanced anesthesia competencies

and storage protocols. Students will be able to

including but not limited to: advanced airway

gain insight into different anesthesia techniques

management, advanced anesthesia machine

including general, local and regional anesthesia.

troubleshooting, advanced anesthesia equipment

Students will be able to gain knowledge of medical

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terminology with regard to pharmacology.

responses that occur in the body as defenses and relate the infectious process to surgical practice

ANES 107

decontamination, sterilization and disinfection.

Law and Ethics of Healthcare ANES 110 This course provides an overview of the legal and

EKG Analysis

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ethical aspects of today’s health care environment. Rights and responsibilities of patients, health care

A practical knowledge of electrocardiography

providers, and professional liability as it relates

monitoring equipment and lead placement.

to negligence and malpractice. Confidentiality,

M o n i to r i n g n o r m a l c a rd i a c r hy t h m s a n d

public duties of health care providers, and scope

understanding cardiac dysrhythmias and their

of practice.

impact on patient care and planning is stressed.

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Medical Terminology

Patient Care Skill

This course offers an opportunity to learn and

This course offers an opportunity to learn and

apply basic and advanced medical terminology

apply skills associated with high quality patient

with particular relevance to the Operating Room.

care within the perioperative environment. Record

The course introduces the learner to the structure

Keeping documentation and interpersonal skills

of medical language. word building skills and

are combined with safety procedures and policies

deconstructive analysis of medical terms. The

in a holistic approach to patient care. The course

course describes the body systems including

includes quality assurance and risk management.

relevant procedure tests and diagnostic terms in medical language .Students are asked to develop

ANES 112

rationale and to use medical terminology routinely

Operating Room Environment

in the classroom. The course reinforces commonly used acronyms and abbreviations that will be part

The purpose of this course is to introduce the

of the daily language within their profession.

principles of the health care facility, which includes the perioperative environment, facility department

ANES 109

functions and health care administration.

Microbiology

The student will become familiar with operating room design, team approach to the surgical

In this course the learner will correlate the impact

patient, staffing roles and environmental hazards

of microbiology in relationship to the practice

such as technical risks, chemical risks and

of sterile technique and infection control in the

musculoskeletal risks.

operative setting in regards to decontamination, sterilization and disinfection. The learner will identify the name and function of various parts of the compound microscope. The learner will also compare and contrast the structure and characteristics of different microorganisms. The student will also analyze the various immune 258

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Communications

Anesthesia Technology Clinical Practicum II

This course offers an opportunity to learn

Students experience practical applications of

and apply, in daily life, practical principles of

their knowledge and skills by application of

interpersonal communication. Emphasis is placed

clinical skills and work ethic during the anesthesia

on psychological, social, cultural, and linguistic

technician clinical rotation. Students practice

factors, which affect person-to-person interaction.

job search skills for an entry-level position as an

This course is designed to help students improve

anesthesia technician.

their communication in both personal and professional contexts. Attention is given to human

ANES 193

perceptions, interpersonal dynamics, listening,

Anesthesia Technology Clinical Practicum III

and verbal and visual symbols. ANES 181

their knowledge and skills by application of

Human Relations

clinical skills and work ethic during the anesthesia technician clinical rotation. Students practice

Identifying and understanding interpersonal

job search skills for an entry-level position as an

relationships skills related to patients and providers

anesthesia technician.

of healthcare is addressed. Communication techniques, active listening, paraphrasing, and

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reflection are covered as well as trust, empathy,

Preparation for Certification

professional credibility, and accountability. Job search skills and resume writing along with

The student revisits and reviews the core concepts

interview technique and practice are also covered.

of the Anesthesia Technician course. Emphasis is placed on preparation and strategies for success

ANES 191

in the national certification exam. Students will be

Anesthesia Technology Clinical Practicum I

able to participate in mock exams and consider relevant content and concepts. Students will work

Students experience practical applications of

to prepare study and revision guides.

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Students experience practical applications of

their knowledge and skills by application of clinical skills and work ethic during the anesthesia

AOM 101

technician clinical rotation. Students practice

Principles Of Operation Management

job search skills for an entry-level position as an anesthesia technician.

The achievement of organizational objectives through people and other resources is the main emphasis of this course. Using a focus on Quality tools along with human and technical resources combined in a way to achieve the organization’s goals will be thoroughly explored.

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AOM 111

AOM 117

Introduction To Business

Concept to Commercialization

Students learn the foundations of the

Students will work with assigned groups to

contemporary world of business. The free

come up with a concept, create a prototype, and

enterprise system, types of business ownership,

present their concept for evaluation by a group of

marketing, financing, TQM and ethics and social

business professionals.

responsibilities of business are some of the topics covered in this course.

AOM 118 Small Business Marketing

AOM 112 Business Law

Students learn the fundamentals of marketing,

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from feasibility studies to creating a marketing This course presents a practical coverage of

plan. Coursework focuses on differences between

commercial law students need to understand

marketing for products and services, maintaining

for transactions and issues in our dynamic world

customer relationships, and principles of selling.

marketplace. Relevant topics such as contracts, property, agency, employer/employee relations,

AOM 119

insurance, wills and trusts are emphasized through

Financing a Small Business

a combination of lecture/discussion, selected case studies and exercises.

Where do start-ups find money? How can an entrepreneur protect personal assets while

AOM 115

starting their business? Students explore where to

Marketing Through Customer Service

find seed money and how to manage their existing funds through interactive business simulations,

This course lets students explore customer service

lectures, and other learning opportunities.

as a competitive advantage in business and personal career development. Students learn to

AOM 120

identify customer needs, solve problems, handle

Planning a Small Business

conflict, and exceed customer expectations. They link these concepts to marketing principles.

Putting business plans on paper is a key step in creating a successful business. In this course,

AOM 116

students use the plans developed in AOM 118 and

Applied Computer Applications

AOM 119 to complete their business plan. They have the opportunity to present their plans to

Application software suites are an important

business professionals.

business tool. In this course, students will create, format, and edit reports containing pictures, charts, and graphs. This report will be the basis for an executive-level presentation using presentation software and a mailing using mail-merge tools.

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AOM 121

AOM 185

Office Accounting

Human Relations in the Office

Students learn the fundamentals in the accounting

This course is designed to complement HUM 101

cycle. Focus is on general journal accounting,

by providing students with an understanding of

r e c o r d i n g a n d c l a s s i f y i n g t ra n s a c t i o n s ,

human behavior and various leadership styles

journalizing, and preparing financial statements

within an office setting. Emphasis is on the

for management’s consideration and evaluation.

psychological and social pressures that people experience when they interact with each other in

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the business environment.

Applied Office Accounting AOM 291 Beginning with the concepts from Office

Office Management Job Search

to record transactions, create reports, and

This course prepares students for job development

interpret information.

through an emphasis on interviewing techniques and writing an effective resume. Students engage

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in job information research and use available

Office Procedures

sources to secure employment.

This practical course teaches current procedural

AOM 294

concepts and organizational trends that deal

Cooperative Work Experience (Optional)

with the essence of office management today. Students will learn integrated office technologies

A cooperative work experience option may be

such as records management, computer systems,

available to qualified, approved students, allowing

personal growth and training and the office

them to receive credit for work experience

environment.

appropriate to their training. Through cooperative work experience students have the opportunity

AOM 151

to apply learned skills and gain actual on-the-job

Principles Of Supervision

experience while completing their course of study.

This course gives students a foundation in

APP 085

practical supervision. Students will analyze many

Applications Orientation

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Accounting, students use accounting software

problems confronting supervisors that reflect our changing work environment. Practical resolutions

This course is designed to introduce new

and strategies for the way we work with/for

Computer Applications students to the program

employees and employers are emphasized.

and assist them with the guidance necessary to help them successfully complete the Computer Applications program.

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APP 101

Windows features.

Introduction to Windows I APP 105 This one-credit module prepares students to use

Introduction to Keyboarding

computers applications in the classroom and in the workplace by giving a solid foundation

This one-credit module prepares students to use

in the knowledge and skills needed to work in

computers in the classroom and in the workplace

the Windows environment. Basic concepts and

by learning the keyboard by touch and then

programs used in windows are covered. Effective

developing keyboarding skills through continuous,

use of Windows assists students in using all

focused practice at a computer keyboard.

Windows-based applications. APP 106

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APPL 101

Keyboarding Skillbuilding I

Introduction to Windows I Skills This one-credit module prepares students to use This two-credit course allows students to gain

computers in the classroom and in the workplace

additional knowledge and understanding of basic

by developing existing keyboarding skills through

Windows concepts and features. Students will be

extensive, focused practice at a computer

able to further explore any function or feature

keyboard. Speed with accuracy is emphasized

necessary to better understand basic Windows

and applied to standard business documents.

features. APP 107 APP 102

Keyboarding Skillbuilding II

Introduction to Windows II This one-credit module prepares students to use This one-credit module prepares students to use

computers in the classroom and in the workplace

computers applications in the classroom and

by improving existing keyboarding skills through

in the workplace by building on the foundation

extensive, focused practice at a computer

and learning to utilize more advanced features

keyboard. Speed with accuracy is emphasized

in Windows as they customize the Windows

and applied to standard business documents.

environment with the Control Panel, learn to maintain a computer, and explore exchanging

APP 110

mail and news. Effective use of Windows assists

Outlook I

students in using all Windows-based applications. This one-credit module offers a case-based, APPL 102

problem-solving approach to the basics of

Introduction to Windows II Skills

utilizing Outlook including email, contacts and tasks and schedules. Real-World case scenarios

This two-credit course allows students to gain

that encourage problem solving are used to

additional knowledge and understanding of

simulate activities that may be encountered in the

basic Windows concepts and features. Students

classroom or workplace.

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APP 116

Outlook I Skills

Word II

This two-credit course allows students to gain

This one-credit module prepares students to

additional knowledge and understanding of the

utilize more advanced word processing features

basics of utilizing Outlook e-mail, contacts, tasks

to increase the functionality of their documents.

and schedules. Students will be able to further

Students learn to utilize more advanced features

explore the functions and features necessary to

of the word processing software to create and

better understand Outlook.

format tables, and work with graphics and mail merge documents utilizing a major word

APP 111

processing package.

Outlook II APP 117 Word III

problem-solving approach to the more advanced features of Outlook including integration

This four-credit course prepares students to learn

with other Microsoft Office applications and

the most important topics of Microsoft Office

customizing Outlook. Real-World case scenarios

Word and to utilize more and more advanced

that encourage problem solving are used to

features of the program. Topics include styles

simulate activities that may be encountered in the

and templates, multipage documents, references,

classroom or workplace.

integration with other programs, advanced graphics, forms, collaborating, and customizing

APPL 111

Word. This course will be beneficial to individuals

Outlook II Skills

preparing for industry standard MCAS certification. Prerequisites: APP 115 and APP 116.

This two-credit course allows students to gain additional knowledge and understanding

APP 120

of integration of Outlook with other Office

Excel I

applications, customizing Outlook and using Outlook with the Internet. Students will be able

This one-credit module prepares students to

to further explore the functions and features

use a spreadsheet application in the classroom

necessary to better understand Outlook.

and in the workplace. Students build, edit and

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This one-credit module offers a case-based,

format spreadsheets and create charts for use in APP 115

the classroom and in the business environment

Word I

utilizing a major spreadsheet processing package.

This one-credit module prepares students to word process documents in the classroom and in the workplace. Students create, edit and format documents for use in the classroom and in the business environment utilizing a major word processing package.

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APPL 125

Excel II

Access I Skills

This one-credit module prepares students to

This two-credit course allows students to gain

utilize more advanced spreadsheet features to

additional knowledge and understanding of

increase the functionality of their documents.

the skills of creating tables, queries, forms, and

Students learn to utilize more advanced features

reports. Students will be able to further explore

of the spreadsheet processing package such as

the functions and features necessary to better

working with formulas and functions, creating

understand Access.

macros, and preparing worksheets for the web utilizing a major spreadsheet processing package.

APP 126 Access II

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APP 122 Excel III

This one-credit module prepares students to utilize more advanced database features

This four-credit course prepares students to learn

to increase the functionality of their documents.

the most important topics of Microsoft Office

Students learn to utilize more advanced features

Excel. The lessons get more and more advanced,

such as modifying the structure, multiple table

covering how to exchange data with other

queries as well as creating forms with sub

programs, how to incorporate Web information,

forms utilizing a major database management

and programming with Excel. This course will be

software package.

beneficial to individuals preparing for industry standard MCAS certification. Prerequisites: APP

APPL 126

120 and APP 121.

Access II Skills

APP 125

This two-credit course allows students to

Access I

gain additional knowledge and understanding customizing tables and pages as well as creating

This one-credit module prepares students to use

forms with sub-forms. Students will be able

a database application in the classroom and in the

to further explore the functions and features

workplace. Students create tables, queries and

necessary to better understand Access.

forms as well as reports for use in the classroom and in the business environment utilizing a major

APP 127

database management software package.

Access III This four-credit course prepares students to learn the most important topics of Microsoft Office Access. The lessons get more and more advanced, covering how to create macros, create modules that store VBA, and manage a database. This course will be beneficial to individuals preparing for industry standard MCAS certification. Prerequisites: APP 125 and APP 126.

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APP 140

HTML Design I

Using the Internet I

This one-credit module offers a quick, visual, step-

This one-credit module prepares students to

by-step approach to creating and formatting Web

navigate the World Wide Web to access a variety

pages using HTML. Real-World case scenarios

of Internet resources available to business today.

that encourage problem solving are used to

Basic concepts and programs used on the Internet

simulate activities that may be encountered when

will be utilized including email, searching the Web,

using HTML to create or update Web pages.

and gathering information from the Web.

APP 131

APPL 140

HTML Design II

Internet I Skills

This one-credit module offers a quick, visual,

This two-credit course allows students to gain

step-by-step approach to adding graphics and

additional knowledge and understanding of

multimedia to Web pages using HTML. Real-

navigating the World Wide Web, emailing,

World case scenarios that encourage problem

searching the Web and gathering information

solving are used to simulate activities that may

from the Web. Students will be able to further

be encountered when using HTML to create or

explore the functions and features necessary to

update Web pages.

better understand the Internet.

APP 135

APP 141

Data Entry I

Using the Internet II

This one-credit module prepares students to

This one-credit module prepares students to

develop keyboarding skills through extensive

utilize more advanced features of the Internet to

keyboarding of alpha-numeric and keypad data.

access a variety of Internet resources available

This course increases familiarity with actual

to business today. More advanced concepts and

business data entry applications to increase

programs are utilized including using Web based

students’ knowledge of the importance of fast,

tools, advanced email, downloading programs,

accurate data entry in business today.

and increasing Web browser capabilities

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APP 130

and security. APP 136 APPL 141

Data Entry II

Internet II Skills This one-credit module continues to develop keyboarding skills with speed and accuracy

This two-credit course allows students to gain

through extensive keyboarding of alpha-numeric

additional knowledge and understanding of using

and keypad data.

Speed with accuracy is

Web-based tools, advanced email, downloading

emphasized and applied to standard business

programs and increasing browser capabilities and

documents.

security. Students will be able to further explore the functions and features necessary to better understand using the Internet.

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APP 145

APP 150

Powerpoint I

Publisher I

This one-credit module prepares students to

This one-credit module prepares students to

utilize a presentation application in the classroom

utilize a publishing application in the classroom

and in the workplace. Students create, modify, and

and in the workplace. Students create ads, flyers,

enhance a presentation for use in the classroom

tables and postcards for use in the classroom

and in the business environment utilizing a major

and in the business environment utilizing a major

presentation software package.

desktop publishing package.

APPL 145

APPL 150

Powerpoint I Skills

Publisher I Skills

This one-credit module prepares students to

This two-credit course allows students to gain

utilize a presentation application in the classroom

additional knowledge and understanding of

and in the workplace. Students create, modify, and

how to create publications, format text, insert

enhance a presentation for use in the classroom

graphics, and performing other basic-level

and in the business environment utilizing a major

Publisher tasks. Students will be able to further

presentation software package.

explore the functions and features necessary to better understand Publisher.

APP 146 Powerpoint II

APP 151 Publisher II

This one-credit module prepares students to utilize more advanced presentation features to

This one-credit module prepares students to

increase the functionality of their presentations.

utilize more advanced publishing features to

Students learn to utilize more advanced features

increase the functionality of their presentations.

such as customizing the presentation, enhancing

Students learn to utilize more advanced features

charts, and embedding and linking objects in

while creating brochures, newsletters, booklets

the presentation utilizing a major presentation

and form letters utilizing a major desktop

software package.

publishing package.

APPL 146

APPL 151

Powerpoint II Skills

Publisher II Skills

This two-credit course allows students to gain

This one-credit module prepares students to

additional knowledge and understanding of

utilize more advanced publishing features to

more advanced features such as customizing the

increase the functionality of their presentations.

presentation, enhancing charts, and embedding

Students learn to utilize more advanced features

and linking objects in the presentation. Students

while creating brochures, newsletters, booklets

will be able to further explore the functions

and form letters utilizing a major desktop

and features necessary to better understand

publishing package.

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APP 170

APPL 171

Photoshop I

Photoshop II Skills

This one-credit module prepares students to

This two-credit course allows students to gain

utilize current digital imaging software such

additional knowledge and understanding of

as Photoshop in the classroom and in the

working with brushes and color effects, working

workplace. Students learn through a series

with special effects and blending modes and

of hands-on projects that build a growing

exploring productivity techniques. Students will be

knowledge of the basic software features, such

able to further explore the functions and features

as selecting pixels and working with layers, using

necessary to better understand Photoshop.

selection techniques, working with brushes and color effects.

APP 175 Dreamweaver I

Photoshop I Skills

This one-credit module prepares students to utilize the basic features of current web design

This one-credit module prepares students to

software such as Dreamweaver. No prior computer

utilize current digital imaging software such as

experience is assumed. Topics covered include

Photoshop in the classroom and in the workplace.

how to create a web site and develop a web page.

Students learn through a series of hands-on

In addition, students will learn about formatting

projects that build a growing knowledge of

text and using and managing images.

the basic software features, such as selecting pixels and working with layers, using selection

APP 176

techniques, working with brushes and color

Dreamweaver II

effects. This one-credit module prepares students to APP 171

utilize the more advanced features of web design

Photoshop II

software such as Dreamweaver. Topics covered include creating links and navigation bars. The

This one-credit module prepares students to

course will explore other topics as well, such

utilize the more advanced features of current

as using CSS to lay out pages and positioning

digital imaging software such as Photoshop in

objects with HTML tables. Prerequisite: APP 175.

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the classroom and in the workplace. Through a series of hands-on projects students learn more

APP 180

advanced features, including working with brushes

Beginning Skill Development

and color effects, working with special effects and blending modes and exploring productivity

This five-credit course is designed to allow

techniques. Prerequisite: APP 170.

students to work independently in the lab on the skills needed to successfully complete all of the beginning courses offered in the Computer Applications program.

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APP 182

APP 192

Intermediate Skill Development

Cooperative Work Experience

This four-credit course is designed to allow

Students may participate in a cooperative

students to work independently in the lab on the

education option allowing them to receive credit

skills needed to successfully complete all of the

for on-the-job work experience appropriate to

intermediate courses offered in the Computer

their computer training. Through cooperative

Applications program.

work experience, students have the opportunity to apply learned skills and gain actual on-the-job

APP 184

experience while completing their course of study.

Advanced Skill Development ASST 095

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This five-credit course is designed to allow

Clerical Skills Review

students to work independently in the lab on any of the advanced skills necessary to successfully

This course provides a review of the basic business

complete the Computer Applications program.

English, math and computer skills required for clerical work.

APP 186 Skill Development

ASST 110 Introduction to Business Writin

This course is designed to allow students to increase their skill level as well as giving them

Students are introduced to the basics of business

time to work independently in the lab on any

writing.

of the advanced skills necessary to successfully complete the Computer Applications Advanced

ASST 120

program option.

Keyboarding/Data Entry

APP 191

Students develop speed and accuracy on an

Job Search Skills

electronic keyboard through skill development activities and data entry applications.

This course is designed to teach students effective techniques to find employment. Students receive

ASST 144

instruction on locating openings, evaluating

Introduction to Computer Applications

companies, writing resumes and application letters, arranging for interviews, and presenting

Students receive training on basic business

oneself effectively at interviews.

computer applications using Windows and Microsoft Office applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, and graphics.

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ASST 181

AUTC 118

Human Relations and Career Readiness

Brakes

This course helps students develop skills to

Students learn brake and anti-lock system theory,

assist in their personal and professional growth.

application, diagnosis and repair based on NATEF

Students learn the fundamentals of human

competencies through web-based, classroom and

relations in a professional environment, including

hands-on instruction in a live work environment.

the basic tools to better understand co-workers,

Topics include: hydraulic systems, drum brakes,

colleagues, customers and supervisors. Job-

disc brakes, power assist, wheel bearings, parking

seeking skills, including developing resumes,

brakes, electrical systems, anti-lock brakes and

cover letters and portfolios are covered, as are

traction control systems. Students prepare for

interviewing techniques. The importance of self-

ASE Certification in Brakes (ASE certification test

image, self-esteem and business etiquette is also

A5). AUTC 124

AUTC 112

Heating and Air Conditioning

Basic Shop Skills Students learn heating and air conditioning Students learn fundamental automotive shop

system theory, application, diagnosis and repair

operations through classroom and hands-on lab

based on NATEF competencies through web-

instruction in a live work environment. Topics

based, classroom and hands-on lab instruction

include: vehicle identification, the use of service

in a live work environment. Topics include:

information (publications, electronic media, and

refrigeration systems, heating systems, ventilation

web-based), care of customer vehicles, handling

systems, operational controls, and refrigerant

repair orders, procuring parts, proper use of

recovery, recycling and handling. Students

hand tools, measuring devices, and fastener

perform refrigerant recovery and recycling

applications. Students learn basic automotive

per EPA regulations and prepare for EPA

services: vehicle inspection, oil changes, tire

recycling certification. Students prepare for ASE

service, headlamp aiming, and basic diagnosis.

Certification in Heating and Air Conditioning (ASE certification test A6).

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discussed.

AUTC 117 Electrical Systems

AUTC 132 Steering and Suspension

Students learn electrical/electronic theory, application, diagnosis and repair based on NATEF

Students learn steering and suspension system

competencies through web-based, classroom,

theory, application, diagnosis and repair based

and hands-on lab instruction. Topics include:

on NATEF competencies through web-based,

batteries, starting systems, charging systems,

classroom and hands-on lab instruction in a

lighting systems, accessories (gauges, warning

live work environment. Topics include: steering

devices, driver information systems, horns, and

systems, suspension systems, wheel alignment,

wipers), schematic diagrams, and the use of

wheels and tire. Students prepare for ASE

testing equipment. Concurrent enrollment in

Certification in Steering and Suspension (ASE

AUTC 101and AUTC 112.

certification test A4).

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AUTC 101

AUTC 191

Safety/Environmental Issues

Internship I

Students learn proper safety procedures in

The student will be working in a Renton

an automotive shop environment to protect

Technical College approved automotive repair

themselves, their co-workers, their customers

facility performing the duties assigned by the

and the environment through web-based,

management and/or mentoring technician for

classroom, and hands-on lab instruction.

a minimum of eight (8) hours per day for 55

Students are introduced to information literacy

days during a Renton Technical College quarter.

and the proper use of library resources and the

Student should demonstrate abilities in shop

Internet. Topics include: personal safety, proper

safety, pollution prevention, and shop procedures

use of shop equipment and tools, identification,

to NATEF and industry standards, and be

handling, storage and disposal of hazardous

prepared for duties in Maintenance and Light

automotive waste, worker “Right to Know� hazard

Repair, Electrical Systems 1, Brakes, and Steering

communication, and the use and procurement of

and Suspension to NATEF and industry standards.

Material Safety Data Sheets.

Prerequisites: AUTC 101, AUTC 112, AUTC 117.

AUTC 171

AUTC 204

Written Communications

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle and Customer Relations

Students learn the writing skills necessary in an automotive service environment including:

Students learn automatic transmission/transaxle

describing repairs, repair procedures and repair

system theory, application, diagnosis and repair

suggestions on a repair order, developing a written

based on NATEF competencies through web-

repair estimate, requesting parts, timekeeping,

based, classroom and hands-on lab instruction

the use of electronic data systems, completing

in a live work environment. Topics include:

job application, and preparing a resume. Course

maintenance and adjustment, in-vehicle repairs,

Descriptions (continued).

and off-vehicle repairs. Students prepare for ASE Certification test A-2. Together with this course,

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the students will learn the skills to effectively

Human Relations/Customer Relations

h a n d l e i n te ra c t i o n s w i t h c u sto m e r s a n d c o - wo r ke r s w i t h i n a s h o p e nv i ro n m e n t .

Students learn to interview customers, determine

Prerequisites: AUTC 101, AUTC 112, AUTC 117.

needed automotive repairs, and prepare a complete repair order with clear terms and

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descriptions of needed repairs/services. Conflict

Engine Performance and Repair Communications

resolution, employer/employee relationships, sexual harassment, and other workplace issues

Students learn engine performance theory,

are covered.

application, and diagnosis of ignition, fuel, emissions and on-board diagnostic computer systems based on NATEF competencies through we b - b a s e d , c l a ss ro o m a n d h a n d s - o n l a b instruction in a live work environment. Topics

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include: engine diagnosis, computerized engine

lubrication systems, cooling systems, and timing

controls, ignition systems, fuel systems, air

components. The students also learn to perform

induction and exhaust systems, emissions controls

computations related to engine displacement,

and related systems. Included in this course are

horse power, torque, firing angle, and cam

the communications competencies for writing

geometry. Students prepare for ASE Certification

repair reports and presenting pricing and repair

test A-1. Prerequisite: AUTC 101, AUTC 112,

options.

AUTC 117.

Students prepare for ASE Certification

test A-8. Prerequisite: AUTC 101, AUTC 112, AUTC 117.

AUTC 233 Manual Drive Train and Axles

AUTC 226 Electrical/Electronic Systems II

Students learn manual transmission and drive train system theory, application, diagnosis and repair based on NATEF competencies through web-

theory, application, diagnosis and repair based

based, classroom and hands-on lab instruction in

on NATEF competencies through web-based,

a live work environment. Topics include: clutches,

classroom and hands-on lab instruction in a live

manual transmission/transaxles, drive shafts,

work environment. Topics include: electrical

constant velocity joints, differentials, and four

system diagnosis, battery diagnosis and service,

wheel/all-wheel drive systems. Students prepare

starting system diagnosis and repair, charging

for ASE Certification test A-3. Prerequisites: AUTC

system diagnosis and repair, lighting systems

101, AUTC 112, AUTC 117.

diagnosis and repair, driver information systems, horns, wiper/washer systems, accessories (locks/

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keyless entry, power windows, cruise control,

Emission Certification

airbags, anti-theft). Advanced concepts include: computerized control systems, sensor operation

Students learn engine performance theory,

and diagnosis, actuator operation and diagnosis,

application, and diagnosis of ignition, fuel,

the use of scan tools, lab scopes, and on-board

emissions and on-board diagnostic computer

diagnostic systems. Students prepare for ASE

syste m s b a s e d o n N AT E F co m p e te n c i e s

Certification test A-6. Prerequisites: AUTC 101,

through web-based, classroom and hands-

AUTC 112, AUTC 117.

on lab instruction in a live work environment.

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Students learn advanced automotive electronics

Topics include: engine diagnosis, computerized AUTC 228

engine controls, ignition systems, fuel systems,

Engine Repair and Shop Computations

air induction and exhaust systems, emissions controls and related systems. Students prepare

Students learn engine theory, operation,

for ASE Certification test A-8. Prerequisites: AUTC

application, diagnosis, disassembly, inspection,

101, AUTC 112, AUTC 117.

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AUTC 293

burning. All seven steps in the baking process are

Internship II

reviewed. Students bake all types of products. Extensive discussion and practical exploration

The student will be working in a Renton

on the cause and effects of proper baking

Technical College approved automotive repair

methodologies, temperature and times will be

facility performing the duties assigned by the

reviewed. This station covers safety procedures

management and/or mentoring technician for

associated with operating bakery equipment as

a minimum of eight (8) hours per day for 55

well as the practice of proper sanitation and food

days during a Renton Technical College quarter.

handling techniques in accordance with King

Student should demonstrate abilities in shop

County Public Health Department standards.

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safety, pollution prevention, and shop procedures to NATEF and industry standards, and be

BAK 102

prepared for duties in Maintenance and Light

Ovens II

Repair, Electrical. Systems 1, Brakes, Steering and Suspension, and other competencies completed

In this advanced oven station the student has

by the student to NATEF and industry standards.

the opportunity to show progressive skill and

Prerequisites: AUTC 101, AUTC 112, AUTC 117.

knowledge of the baking process. Students are responsible for properly timing the proofing of

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yeasted products to include scoring and decorative

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surfaces that are applied prior to baking. Lastly, this station produces a variety of toppings,

The student will be working in a Renton

appropriate garnishes and finishes. In addition,

Technical College approved automotive repair

the student is responsible for the management of

facility performing the duties assigned by the

the ovens, ensuring that there is space at the right

management and/or mentoring technician for

temperature and at the needed time for the day’s

a minimum of eight (8) hours per day for 27

production. This station covers safety procedures

days during a Renton Technical College Summer

associated with operating bakery equipment as

quarter. Student should demonstrate abilities

well as the practice of proper sanitation and food

in shop safety, pollution prevention, and shop

handling techniques in accordance with King

procedures to NATEF and industry standards, and

County Public Health Department standards.

be prepared for duties in Maintenance and Light Repair, Electrical Systems 1, Brakes, Steering and

BAK 103

Suspension, and other competencies completed

Doughnuts

by the student to NATEF and industry standards. Prerequisites: AUTC 101, AUTC 112, AUTC 117.

Students develop skills and learn proper methodologies needed to produce a variety of

BAK 101

doughnuts: yeast-raised, soft dough, crullers and

Ovens I

cake doughnuts. Fillings, glazes and toppings are produced and a variety of finishing techniques

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are used. Organization, timing, speed, safety and

management, students are exposed to the

cleanliness are important factors in this sector

different types of ovens in a commercial baking

of the Professional Baking industry. Fryer safety

facility; deck, rotating, rack, convection and wood

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is a necessary component of this station. This

develop and use new vocabulary in regards to

station covers safety procedures associated

the industry and demonstrate knowledge about

with operating bakery equipment as well as the

the different ingredients used in a retail bakery.

practice of proper sanitation and food handling

This station covers safety procedures associated

techniques in accordance with King County Public

with operating bakery equipment as well as the

Health Department standards.

practice of proper sanitation and food handling techniques in accordance with King County Public

BAK 104

Health Department standards.

Scaling BAK 106 Students have the opportunity to learn the

Mixing II

baker’s balance scale, dry measurements, liquid In this advanced mixing station students continue

introduced to electronic and portion scales, and

to utilize all forms of measurement. Students

US and metric systems of measurement. Students

have the opportunity to plan and manage daily

begin to scale and learn the importance of mis

production based on retail needs and special

en place for production of products. Students

orders; they prioritize their schedules to allow

gain skills needed for simple mixing methods for

all stations involved enough time to complete

yeast dough, various batters from mixes and the

their tasks. The practice of proper mis en

creaming method for short dough’s and icings.

place and organization is required for daily

Students develop and use new vocabulary in

and weekly production. Students continue to

regard to the industry and demonstrate knowledge

develop and use new vocabulary in regard to

about the different ingredients used in a retail

the industry and demonstrate knowledge about

bakery. This station covers safety procedures

the different ingredients used in a retail bakery.

associated with operating bakery equipment as

This station covers safety procedures associated

well as the practice of proper sanitation and food

with operating bakery equipment as well as the

handling techniques in accordance with King

practice of proper sanitation and food handling

County Public Health Department standards.

techniques in accordance with King County Public Health Department standards.

BAK 105 Mixing I

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measurements and safety rules. Students are

BAK 107 Cookies

Students continue to utilize the baker’s balance scale, dry measurements, liquid measurements,

In this introductory station students prepare

electronic and portion scales, US and metric

a variety of cookies which range in their

systems of measurement. Students further their

consistency from almost thin, to soft, to very stiff,

skill of mis en place for daily and weekly production.

and prepare the major types of cookies: bagged,

Students have the opportunity to enhance their

rolled, sheet, and icebox. Students continue to

skills in a variety of mixing methods for yeast

develop and use new vocabulary in regard to

dough using sponges and preferments. Advanced

the industry and demonstrate knowledge about

batters with various leavening agents that include

the different ingredients used in a retail bakery.

chiffon cakes and the two-stage methods for

This station covers safety procedures associated

cakes will be reviewed. Students continue to

with operating bakery equipment as well as the

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practice of proper sanitation and food handling

with operating bakery equipment as well as the

techniques in accordance with King County Public

practice of proper sanitation and food handling

Health Department standards.

techniques in accordance with King County Public Health Department standards.

BAK 108 Pies and Tarts

BAK 110 Yeast Doughs I

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Advancing with their skills, students have the

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opportunity to prepare and work with a variety

Students have the opportunity to prepare yeast-

of pie and short doughs. Fruit, cream and chiffon

raised and chemical leavened doughs for daily

filling preparations are made using industry

production. Muffins, quick breads, coffeecakes,

methodologies. Students make up and produce

scones, as well as, straight yeast doughs are

a wide range and variety of traditional and

discussed and handled in this station. The 12

contemporary tarts and individual tartlets with

steps of the yeast dough process are followed as

appropriate finishes and garnishes. Students

well as proper mixing methods for quick breads.

continue to develop and use new vocabulary in

The student has the opportunity to learn the

regard to the industry and demonstrate knowledge

importance of organized bench work and the

about the different ingredients used in a retail

effects it has on the finished product. Students

bakery. This station covers safety procedures

continue to develop and use new vocabulary in

associated with operating bakery equipment as

regard to the industry and demonstrate knowledge

well as the practice of proper sanitation and food

about the different ingredients used in a retail

handling techniques in accordance with King

bakery. This station covers safety procedures

County Public Health Department standards.

associated with operating bakery equipment as well as the practice of proper sanitation and food

BAK 109

handling techniques in accordance with King

Pastries

County Public Health Department standards.

Students have the opportunity to work with puff

BAK 111

pastry, pate au choux and various short doughs.

Yeast Doughs II

Pastry cream, mousses, ganaches and whipped cream fillings are made to produce a variety of

Students have the opportunity to prepare

individual pastries that include: ĂŠclairs, napoleons,

yeast-raised and chemical leavened doughs, for

towers, meringue, and macaroon pastries. The

croissants, Danish pastries and various loaves.

cutting, filling and final finishing are all important

Students practice bench work, the make-up

skills that are covered toward the final presentation

of advanced breads and the shaping of rolls.

of the product. Techniques and methodologies

Learning to shape, twist, cut and fill the dough

learned in previous stations to produce classic

pieces properly are important parts of the art

and contemporary French pastries, petit fours

and craft of fine baking. Good housekeeping

and simple truffles. Students continue to

and organization are important to be able to

develop and use new vocabulary in regard to

produce good laminated doughs and to roll

the industry and demonstrate knowledge about

or mechanically sheet these different doughs

the different ingredients used in a retail bakery.

to a specific thickness and prepare a variety

This station covers safety procedures associated

of saleable pastries. Students continue to

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develop and use new vocabulary in regard to

practice of proper sanitation and food handling

the industry and demonstrate knowledge about

techniques in accordance with King County Public

the different ingredients used in a retail bakery.

Health Department standards.

This station covers safety procedures associated with operating bakery equipment as well as the

BAK 114

practice of proper sanitation and food handling

Cakes II

techniques in accordance with King County Public Health Department standards.

Students have the opportunity to learn more decorating techniques that include writing

BAK 112

and figure piping. Demonstrations and hands-

Puff Pastries

on practice include finishing of single layer cakes, advanced cupcakes, poured cakes and simple decorations on special order cakes

pastry and other laminated doughs, developing

for the RTC retail bakery. Students express

fine motor skills. Laminated doughs require the

their artistry, imagination and an eye for color

advanced knowledge gained from the previous

combinations to produce a variety of flowers

yeast dough station. Learning to work with this

and writing techniques. Many different mediums

classic dough, the student has the opportunity

are used including: rolled fondant, marzipan,

to produce classic and contemporary pastries

and chocolate work. Students continue to

that play an integral part of fine baking. Students

develop and use new vocabulary in regard to

continue to develop and use new vocabulary in

the industry and demonstrate knowledge about

regard to the industry and demonstrate knowledge

the different ingredients used in a retail bakery.

about the different ingredients used in a retail

This station covers safety procedures associated

bakery. This station covers safety procedures

with operating bakery equipment as well as the

associated with operating bakery equipment as

practice of proper sanitation and food handling

well as the practice of proper sanitation and food

techniques in accordance with King County Public

handling techniques in accordance with King

Health Department standards.

County Public Health Department standards. BAK 115 BAK 113

Artisan Bread I

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Students have the opportunity to work with puff

Cakes I Students will have the prospect of learning the Students have the opportunity to learn how to split,

artisan bread industry basics. The art and science

fill and ice cakes in preparation for decorating, top

of traditional artisan baking will be demonstrated

icing techniques for cakes and cupcakes for retail.

and reviewed. The opportunity to prepare a

Students work with a variety of butter creams

variety of hand-made breads using the time-

and decorating mediums and begin to practice

honored production methods will be offered.

the basics piping techniques. Students continue

Students will be exposed to breads such as;

to develop and use new vocabulary in regard to

ciabatta, focaccia, pizza dough and baguettes.

our industry and demonstrate knowledge about

This station covers safety procedures associated

the different ingredients used in a retail bakery.

with operating bakery equipment as well as the

This station covers safety procedures associated

practice of proper sanitation and food handling

with operating bakery equipment as well as the

techniques in accordance with King County Public

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Health Department standards.

BAK 118 Bakery Operations II

BAK 116 Artisan Bread II

Th i s co u r s e p rov i d e s a n o p p o r t u n i t y to

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become student leaders in the bakery industry. Students will have the opportunity to build on

Concentrating on the multi-tasking associated

their skills in preparing traditional artisan breads.

with running a bakery the student has the

The making of a sourdough culture, flat breads,

opportunity to gain knowledge in the development

and decorative bread shaping will be reviewed.

of production lists, delegating assigned tasks,

The students will have the opportunity to produce

time management associated with production,

a variety of preferments and naturally leavened

and is able to fill-in at stations as needed

dough will also be used to produce crusty artisan

throughout the day. The student gains experience

loaves. This station covers safety procedures

working with vendors and stations to ensure a

associated with operating bakery equipment as

smooth running facility. Students continue to

well as the practice of proper sanitation and food

develop and use new vocabulary in regard to

handling techniques in accordance with King

the industry and demonstrate knowledge about

County Public Health Department standards.

the different ingredients used in a retail bakery. This station covers safety procedures associated

BAK 117

with operating bakery equipment as well as the

Bakery Operations I

practice of proper sanitation and food handling techniques in accordance with King County Public

Through the RTC retail bakery venue the

Health Department standards.

students have the opportunity to learn the importance of skills associated with a successful

BAK 170

retail establishment. They practice customer

Industry Communications

service and product management skills that include appropriate positioning, placement,

Students demonstrate the proper methods of how

seasonal and tie in displays. Students have

to work effectively and cooperatively with co-

the opportunity to learn opening and closing

workers, customers, and others in the workplace.

duties associated with daily service and related

Topics include customer service techniques and

storeroom duties. Students continue to develop

leadership. Interview and job search techniques

and use new vocabulary in regard to the

are addressed.

industry and demonstrate knowledge about the different ingredients used in a retail bakery.

BAK 180

This station covers safety procedures associated

Human Relations

with operating bakery equipment as well as the practice of proper sanitation and food handling

Students have the opportunity to work effectively

techniques in accordance with King County Public

with co-workers, customers, and others in the

Health Department standards.

workplace. Topics include cultural sensitivity, sexual harassment, team playing, supporting fellow workers and leadership.

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BIR 101

types of solders and fluxes is included.

Introduction to Band Instrument Repair BIR 115 This course introduces the new students to the field of Band Instrument Repair.

Dent Removal Techniques

It also

familiarizes them with Renton Technical College.

Students learn proper techniques of dent removal

Class discussions cover topics such as course

on brass and nickel band instruments. Instruction

descriptions, tool and material requirements, rules

is provided in the use of dent hammers, dent balls

of the shop, class conduct, and the specifics of

and barrels, mandrels, burnishers, and other tools

the trade.

of the industry. Additional instruction is provided in the use of the Votaw® pneumatic tools, Ferree’s

BIR 102

Dent Machine® and the C.G. Conn Dent Eraser®.

Shop Practices and Safety for Band BIR 122 The Percussion Instruments Students learn the fundamentals of shop safety and shop layout/design. Students learn the

Students learn preventive and basic maintenance

proper use and maintenance of hand and power

of percussion instruments including: snare and

tools. Additionally, the student learns the proper

field drum; bass drum; timpani; mallet percussion;

use, storage, and disposal of chemical cleaning,

and cymbals.

degreasing, and surface preparation reagents used commonly in the trade, as well as environmental

BIR 123

consideration in the use and disposal of chemical

Woodwind Padding Techniques

agents. This course introduces students to general BIR 103

woodwind padding, focusing on tonehole

Band Instrument Cleaning and Sanitization

preparation, adhesive properties and pad selection techniques. Students learn specific aspects of pad

Students learn proper cleaning techniques on

materials and construction, properties of common

instruments of the woodwind and brasswind

adhesives and the techniques of basic padding of

families. This course includes instruction in the

the clarinet, flute and saxophone.

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Instrument Repair

Texas-style flush, ultrasonic cleaning, and other techniques. Emphasis is placed on the safe

BIR 124

storage, use and the proper disposal of chemicals

Clarinet Family Repair Techniques

used in the repair industry. This course introduces students to specific repair BIR 104

techniques of members of the clarinet family,

Soldering and Brazing Techniques

focusing on padding, regulation and body repair techniques. Students learn specific aspects of

Students learn the proper techniques of soft

repair related to instruments of the clarinet

soldering and brazing woodwind and brasswind

family. It also gives them the opportunity to

parts using acetylene and oxy-acetylene

fabricate specialized tools and learn to repair

equipment. Information on the use of different

clarinet instrument cases and latches. Students

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learn the history and development of the clarinet.

BIR 130

Prerequisite: successful completion of BIR 123,

Advanced Woodwind Repair Techniques

Woodwind Padding Techniques. Concurrent enrollment in BIR 125, Saxophone Family Repair

This course expands on the basics of woodwind

Techniques, also required.

repair through the introductions of advanced techniques including: tonehole and chimney

BIR 125

replacement; barrel shortening, tenon rebuilding

Saxophone Family Repair Techniques

and other topics appropriate to the advanced

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woodwind technician. Additional techniques This course introduces students to specific repair

specific to oboe and bassoon repair are also

techniques of members of the saxophone family,

covered in this course. Concurrent enrollment in

focusing on padding, regulation and body repair

BIR 126, Flute Family Repair Techniques, and BIR

techniques. Students learn specific aspects of

136, Advanced Brass Repair Techniques, required.

repair related to instruments of the saxophone family. It also gives them the opportunity to

BIR 134

fabricate specialized tools and learn to repair

Woodwind Performance and Testing Techniques

saxophone instrument cases and latches. Students learn the history and development of

This course introduces students to basic playing

the saxophone. Concurrent enrollment in BIR

and testing techniques on flute, clarinet, and

124, Clarinet Family Repair Techniques, and

saxophone through individual and group lessons.

BIR 134, Woodwind Performance and Testing

The emphasis of this course is proper tone

Techniques required.

production, hand position, and the development of alternate fingerings culminating in the

BIR 126

performance of a two-octave chromatic scale

Flute Family Repair Techniques

on each instrument. Additionally, students learn play-testing patterns specific to each instrument.

This course introduces students to specific repair techniques of members of the flute family, focusing

BIR 135

on padding, regulation and body repair techniques.

Piston Valve Instrument Repair Techniques

Students learn specific aspects of repair related to instruments of the flute family. It also gives them

This course introduces students to general

the opportunity to fabricate specialized tools and

brasswind repair, focusing on playing condition

learn to repair flute instrument cases and latches.

and overhaul techniques of small and large piston

Students learn the history and development of

valve instruments. Students learn specific aspects

the flute. Prerequisite: successful completion of

of repair related to trumpets, cornets, baritones,

BIR 125, Saxophone Family Repair Techniques.

euphoniums, tubas and Sousaphones as well as

Concurrent enrollment in BIR 130, Advanced

special dent removal and soldering techniques.

Woodwind Repair Techniques, also required.

It also gives them the opportunity to fabricate specialized brasswind tools and learn to repair brass instrument cases and latches. Students learn the history and development of the piston valve and advancements made in valve design and fitting. Prerequisite: BIR 103, Band Instrument

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Cleaning and Sanitization. Concurrent enrollment

overall techniques. Concurrent enrollment in BIR

in BIR 137, Rotary Valve Repair Techniques, and

136, Advanced Brass Repair Techniques, required.

BIR 115, Dent Removal Techniques, also required. BIR 144 BIR 136

Brasswind Performance and Testing Techniques

Advanced Brass Repair Techniques This course introduces students to basic playing and testing techniques on trumpet, trombone, and

through additional instruction and practice

tuba through individual and group lessons. The

covering parts fabrication and modifications to

emphasis of this course is proper tone production,

existing instruments that enhance their playability

hand position, and the development of a one-

and dependability. Prerequisite: BIR 137, Rotary

octave chromatic scale on each instrument.

Valve Instrument Repair Techniques. Concurrent

Additionally, students learn play-testing patterns

enrollment in BIR 130, Advanced Woodwind

specific to each instrument.

Repair Techniques, and BIR 138, Trombone Repair Techniques, also required.

BIR 150 Capstone Project in Band Instrument Repair

BIR 137 Rotary Valve Instrument Repair Techniques

This project is designed to provide the graduating student-technician with a final experience in band

This course introduces students to advanced

instrument repair. The culmination of this course

brasswind repair, focusing on playing condition

includes the repair of an instrument along with

and overhaul techniques of rotary valve

comprehensive documentation of the techniques

instruments. Students learn specific aspects

applied by the student for presentation to

of repair related to rotary values including

potential employers.

rotary valve fitting and repair techniques. It also gives them the opportunity to fabricate

BIR 161

specialized rotary valve repair tools. Students

Mathematics for Band Instrument Repair

learn the history and development of the rotary valve and advancements made in valve design

Students learn how to measure woodwind pads

and fitting. Concurrent enrollment in BIR 135,

using fractional and metric systems and operate

Piston Valve Instrument Repair Techniques, and

calipers, micrometers and other measuring tools

BIR 144, Brasswind Performance and Testing

as they relate to band instrument repair. Students

Techniques, required.

learn business math applications as they relate to

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This course expands on the basics of brass repair

the band instrument service technician. BIR 138 Trombone Repair Techniques

BIR 173 Written and Oral Communications for Band

This course introduces students to advanced

Instrument Repair

brasswind repair, focusing on playing condition and overhaul techniques of the trombone.

This class is an introduction to the terminology

Students learn specific aspects of repair related to

and nomenclature of the band instrument repair

trombone handslides including general repair and

technician. Students practice skills through

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simulated interactions with clients and music

repair industry. Safe operation of lathing and

educators. Students develop skills in the reading

milling equipment are included as well as

of parts diagrams and ordering of supplies.

the application of power equipment in the field of brass and woodwind repair. Students

BIR 185

fabricate small replacement parts for use on

Human Relations for Band Instrument Repair

musical instruments.

Students learn concepts of employer-employee,

BLRS 108

employee-employee, and customer relations and

Boiler Operator License 1 & 2

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negotiation skills. Also covered are interpersonal relationship skills necessary to function as a

Students review boiler and pressure vessel

productive member of a working team. Discussions

construction and operation of steam and hot

of topics relating to cultural and gender-sensitive

water heating plants and systems, including

issues relate these issues to the work place.

moderate size high-pressure boilers, generators, steam turbines and other auxiliary equipment. This

BIR 188

class prepares individuals for the more advanced

Employment Skills for Band Instrument Repair

first or second grade license examination with the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam Advisory

Students create and fully develop a rĂŠsumĂŠ

Certification Board. Textbook required.

appropriate to the Band Instrument Repair trade. Students prepare for job interviews with

BLRS 110

simulations and bench tests.

Boiler Operator Licensing Class 3 & 4

Participation

in actual job searches and interviews, where appropriate, is encouraged.

Students review boiler and pressure vessel construction and operation of steam and hot

BIR 191

water heating plants and systems, including

String Instrument Repair for the Band

moderate size high-pressure boilers. This class

Instrument Technician

is the first step in preparing individuals for a third and fourth grade license examination

This course introduces students to general string

with the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam

repair, focusing on those items necessary to place

Advisory Certification Board. To qualify for

the instrument in playing condition. Students

license examination, eighty hours of observation

learn specific string related repair including:

time is also required. The eighty hours can be

tuning methods; restringing; tuning peg and gear

either observation on a job site or completion

replacement; bridge, nut, and tailpiece repairs;

of BLRS 111 Boiler Operator Lab. For up-to-

soundboard repairs and refinishing.

minute license exam information and changes, contact the City of Seattle or the City of Tacoma.

BIR 192

Textbook required.

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BLRS 111

Property, Business Entities and Governmental

Boiler Operator’s Lab

Regulation of Business. The emphasis is gaining a basic practical understanding these topics.

Students develop and practice operating and maintenance procedures on RTC’s existing steam

CBE 101

and hot water boilers. This course qualifies for the

Fundamentals of Electricity and Lab

eighty hours of boiler operator observation for the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam Advisory

This course covers basic electrical theory, testing,

Certification Board.

troubleshooting, schematics and symbols, circuit construction plus other related items used in the

BLRS 210

industrial and commercial maintenance fields.

Boiler Operator Refresher

Lock-out/tag-out regulations are also included. Part of this course is a hands-on lab featuring components, wiring and application of basic

the safe operation of boilers and accessories

electrical systems.

with a review of the following areas: codes and regulations, safety, operation of boilers and new

CBE 102

technology. A “Certificate of Award” is issued

Advanced Electrical and Lab

upon successful completion of this class as proof to the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam

This course includes single phase and multiple

Advisory Certification Board for renewal of your

phase installation, repair, and maintenance

boiler operator’s license.

including branch and feeder circuits as found in the industrial and commercial applications. Part

BUS& 101

of this course is a hands-on lab featuring the

Introduction to Business

components, wiring and applications of single phase and three phase systems. Prerequisite: CBE

This course surveys modern business giving

101 or instructor permission.

students an overview of organization, marketing, operations, management, human resources

CBE 103

and finance.

National Electrical Code

In addition, students will analyze

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The purpose of this refresher training is to ensure

ethical and social issues related to business and society. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL 100 or

This course is designed to help students

instructor’s permission.

understand the National Electrical Code, focusing on sections of the Code that relate to

BUS& 201

maintenance work done by individuals working in

Business Law

the industrial and commercial maintenance fields. It includes interpreting the National Electrical

This course provides an introduction to the

Code in preparation for the State Maintenance

fundamental principles of law and the American

electrical exam.

legal system including its social and constitutional roots. It also examines the origin, evolution, and concepts of the law including criminal and tort law, contracts, Uniform Commercial Code, Real RTC.edu

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CBE 104

good operating and maintenance procedures

Computer Fundamentals and Lab

on refrigeration equipment. Refrigeration recovery, reclaim, and charging are covered

This course provides an introduction to the

along with electrical controls, schematics and

hardware, operating systems and application

troubleshooting. Prerequisites: CBE 107, CBE 115

programs used by individuals working in the

or instructor permission.

industrial and commercial maintenance fields CBE 111 CBE 105

Control Fundamentals

Boiler Operators

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This course provides a study of the various This course consists of the care and operation

control fundamentals, terms, interlocks and

of boilers in preparation for the City of Seattle’s

electrical safety as related to commercial and

boiler operator exams. Electrical interlocks

industrial applications.

and schematics along with confined space entry regulations as used in the industrial and

CBE 112

commercial maintenance fields are also covered.

Pneumatic Controls and Lab

CBE 106

This course offers a study of pneumatic control

Boiler Lab

theory related to HVAC systems. Part of this course is a hands-on lab featuring components,

This is a hands-on lab for the beginning boiler

system construction and interlocks to other types

operator to develop and practice good operating

of control systems.

and maintenance procedures on boilers. System layout, components and electrical interlocks found

CBE 113

in the industrial and commercial maintenance

Preventive Maintenance and Lab

fields are also covered. Prerequisite: CBE 105 or instructor permission.

This course covers developing, implementing, and using manual and computerized preventive

CBE 107

maintenance programs for electrical, plumbing

Refrigeration and A/C Fundamentals

and HVAC systems found in the industrial and commercial maintenance fields.

This course covers refrigeration cycle and theory, components and interlocks, and electrical and

CBE 115

refrigeration safety for industrial and commercial

Refrigeration and A/C System

refrigeration and air conditioning applications. Applications for refrigeration and air conditioning CBE 108

systems, including package unit and split system

Refrigeration Lab

air conditioners and heat pumps, reciprocating, centrifugal, and absorption chillers, and reach-in

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This course is a hands-on lab for individuals

and walk-in coolers and freezers as used in the

working in the industrial and commercial

industrial and commercial fields are covered.

maintenance fields to develop and practice

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schematics and CFC certification is part of this

hazardous waste encountered by building and

curriculum. Prerequisite: CBE 107 or instructor

plant maintenance workers is covered.

permission. CBE 170 CBE 116

Communications for the Stationary Engineer

HVAC/Plumbing Distribution This course helps students develop the general This course is a study of components, construction

communication skills required in the industrial

and application of HVAC and plumbing systems as

and commercial maintenance environments. The

found in commercial and industrial sites.

course includes written, oral, and interpersonal communications as used by maintenance,

CBE 117

electrical, and plumbing workers.

Safety and Health This course covers the required basic 16-hour

Human Relations and Leadership Skills

American Heart Association course which includes the study and practice of Cardio-Pulmonary

This course helps students increase their self-

Resuscitation (CPR) and other skills needed in

awareness and leadership skills to get along with

providing first aid to the injured for an individual

co-workers, employers, and clients in the industrial

working in the industrial and commercial

and commercial maintenance fields.

maintenance fields. CBE 190 CBE 118

LEED Green Building

Critical Systems This course is an overview of the Leadership in This course is the study of the fundamentals of

Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green

mission critical systems designed to maintain

Building system for the design, construction and

reliability, availability and resiliency of electrical,

operation of high performance green buildings.

mechanical, and digital systems. Students in the

Specifically, it addresses exterior building site

industrial and commercial building maintenance

maintenance program; water and energy use;

fields learn the skills needed to operate and

environmentally preferred products for cleaning

maintain mission critical equipment and systems.

and alterations; waste stream management; and

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CBE 180

ongoing indoor environmental quality. CBE 150 Hazardous Waste Management

CBE 201 Direct Digital Controls and Lab

This course provides a study of handler’s duties and responsibilities, record keeping requirements

This course covers direct digital control

and proper handling, storage and disposal

theory related to HVAC systems as used in the

procedures of hazardous waste found in the typical

commercial and maintenance fields. Part of this

commercial and industrial fields. Interpretation

course is a hands-on lab featuring components,

of the regulations, employer responsibility, and

wiring and system construction at the terminal

contractor surveillance for the most common

equipment level.

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CBE 202

CBE 206

Advanced Direct Digital Controls and Lab

Air and Water Balancing and Lab

This course provides a more advanced study of

This course covers air and water balancing

direct digital controls related to HVAC systems

theory for HVAC systems as found in commercial

used in the commercial and maintenance fields.

buildings. The interaction of the electrical, control,

Part of this course is a hands-on lab featuring

and HVAC systems are included along with the

components, system construction, wiring and

interpretation of air and water balance reports

programming at the field panel equipment level.

related to mechanical blueprints.

Prerequisite: CBE 201 or instructor permission. CBE 207 CBE 203

Indoor Air Quality

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Energy Conservation This course helps students interpret indoor air This course explores the utility companies’ rebate

quality regulations, how to comply with them,

programs, power factor considerations, and

and how to determine if new/remodeled buildings

water conservation techniques in commercial

meet these regulations in commercial buildings.

buildings. This course also covers basic energy

It includes how to handle everyday IAQ problems

calculations, metering and monitoring, lighting,

and how to prevent and solve problems effectively.

automation systems, combustion devices, steam and condensate systems, HVAC systems, project

CBE 208

management, energy audits, and energy bills.

Instrumentation for Stationary Engineers

CBE 204

This course is an overview of measuring devices

Architectural Prints and Lab

and instrumentation used for testing the electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems in the

This course helps students learn how to read and

commercial building maintenance field. It covers

interpret commercial building’s architectural,

the theory, application and operating principles of

mechanical and electrical blueprints and

instrumentation in the industry.

understand their relationship to actual building systems.

CBE 210 Intermediate Programmable Logic Controls

CBE 205 Fire and Life Safety Systems

This course is a this course covers the wiring of the input and output components along with

This course is designed to acquaint the individual

basic program design, writing and implementation

working in the commercial environment with

of PLCs as used in industrial applications.

various types, construction and application of fire

Prerequisite: CBE 211 or instructor permission.

and life safety systems, and what their response should be in an emergency situation.

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CBE 211

CBE 216

Programmable Logic Controls and Fundamentals

Welding Fundamentals and Lab

This course covers programmable logic control

This course covers gas cutting, brazing, and

theory related to industrial applications.

soldering and electrical welding (stick, MIG and

Components and system construction in different

TIG) used by individuals working in an industrial

industrial applications are covered at the individual

maintenance environment. Most of this course is

equipment level.

a hands-on lab featuring various types of welders and applications.

CBE 212 Advanced Programmable Logic Controls and Lab

CBE 217 Motor Control Lab

This course provides a more advanced study of This course is a hands-on lab featuring the

applications. Part of this course is a hands-on

components, wiring and applications of motor

lab featuring components, system construction,

control systems as used in industrial applications.

wiring and the programming of PLCs as used in

Prerequisite: CBE 213 or instructor permission.

industrial applications. Prerequisites: CBE 210, CBE 211 or instructor permission.

CBES 250 Mission Critical Systems: Data Center

CBE 213 Motor Control Principles

Learn about factors that affect the data center environment such as procedures, air quality/

This course includes single phase and multiple

humidity control, types of equipment, facility

phase installation, and repair and maintenance of

layout, security, fire system, tier ratings, and

motor controls as used in industrial applications.

building owner.

CBE 214

CHCAS 125

Mechanical Prints and Lab

Child Development Associate I

This course helps students learn how to interpret

The first step in CDA credentialing. Students

industrial blueprints and understand their

acquire knowledge and understanding of how

relationship to actual equipment and systems as

children develop and learn the skills a teacher needs

it applies to industrial applications.

to promote healthy growth and development for

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programmable logic controls related to industrial

infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers. During this CBE 215

quarter, the first five functional areas are covered:

Mechanical Maintenance and Lab

safe, healthy, learning environments, physical and cognitive development. Employment/internship

This course is designed to acquaint individuals

in an early childhood facility required.

with maintenance techniques for belts, pulleys, sprockets, gears, and other mechanical parts found in industrial settings. Prerequisite: CBE 214 or instructor permission. RTC.edu

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CIVS 106

Child Development Associate II

Orthographic Projections and Sections

Provides students with the opportunity to acquire

Students learn the basic principles of orthographic

knowledge and understanding of how children

projection, auxiliary views, section views, and

develop and skills a teacher needs to promote

isometric projections with an emphasis on its use

healthy growth and development for infants,

in civil drafting.

toddlers, and pre-schoolers. During this quarter, the following areas are covered: communication,

CIVS 113

creativity, self-esteem, and social development.

Introduction to Computer Aided Design

Employment/internship in an early childhood facility required.

Course provides a thorough introduction to the

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applications and uses of AutoCAD in the civil CHCAS 127

engineering environment. Students learn PC

Child Development Associate III

workstation components, configuration and command structure, pull down menus and special

Provides students with the opportunity to acquire

access commands, geometric construction,

knowledge and understanding of how children

dimensioning, and drawing editing.

develop and skills a teacher needs to promote healthy growth and development for infants,

CIVS 121

toddlers, and pre-schoolers. During this quarter,

Introduction to Field Surveying

the following areas are covered: guidance, families, program management, and professionalism.

This course is an introduction to basic surveying

Employment/internship in an early childhood

principles as they relate to the work of a Civil

facility required.

CADD technician. The students become familiar with surveying instrumentation and data collection

CIVS 101

processes.

Introduction to Civil Drafting CIVS 125 An introduction to the civil drafter’s role in industry.

Road Design

Course topics include the fundamentals of manual civil drafting such as: scale and its effect on paper

Students learn the basic principles of road and

sizes, dimensional layout, geometric constructions

highway design. Topics covered include: flexible

including tangencies and perpendicularity, line

and rigid pavement systems, route location,

types, legends, notes, revisions, and title blocks.

horizontal and vertical alignments, plan details,

Students work on sample site plans using related

earthwork calculations, profiles, cross sections,

drafting tools.

and utilities layouts. State and county guidelines for planning, design, and construction are used as reference materials. Students work in the computer lab using AutoCAD and the Land Development Desktop software to generate a complete sets of plans.

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CIVS 159

Computer Familiarization

Scheduling and Estimating

This course introduces the student to the basic

Students learn how to calculate labor and material

CAD workstation.

Students not only learn

costs using material take-off lists and project plans.

and operate connected peripherals such as

Lab activities include the use of spreadsheets to

printers and plotters, but are also exposed to

perform calculations. The students also study

internal components such as power supplies,

the different phases of a construction project and

motherboard, disk drives, hard drives, and basic

the basic principles of project management and

features of the Windows operating system.

scheduling.

CIVS 152

CIVS 163

CAD Standards

Physics for Civil CADD

This class provides training on the creation and

Student learn basic physics principles as they

use of common settings and properties to handle

apply to the civil engineering field. The concepts

CAD drawings and designs in an engineering

of displacement, velocity, and acceleration,

office. CAD standards facilitate work and

stress, and strain, mass, density, and fluid flow

collaboration across multiple teams and outside

are covered.

entities. The students review some examples of standards currently in use by municipalities and

CIVS 173

private companies.

Technical Writing for Civil CADD

CIVS 153

Students learn grammar, punctuation, and

CAD Customization

concepts of usage and style applied to the preparation of written documents used in the

This class is an introduction t the customization

drafting profession. Students also prepare and

options available in AutoCAD and Auto CAD

edit technical material using word processing

Civil 3D software. The students learn about

software.

command aliases, Customizable User Interface, and Workspaces, among other topics.

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CIVS 131

CIVS 183 Human Relations and Workplace Readiness

CIVS 156 Subdivision Layout

Students learn the career paths available within the civil engineering field. An overview of the

This course covers the many aspects of land

different segments within the industry with an aim

development from legal requirements, urban

to illustrate the skills and knowledge required. The

planning, zoning, project planning and subdivision

importance of lifelong learning is emphasized.

geometry to the engineering design of grading,

This course also prepares students to seek and

drainage, streets and earthwork. Lab work

obtain employment by providing instruction in job

includes developing complete sets of plans using

search strategies, resume writing, interview skills,

the Autodesk Land Development Desktop module

and career planning. Students are also instructed

and the Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D software.

in employability traits such as work ethic, human

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relations, personal appearance and grooming,

objective of the corresponding CompTIA A+

punctuality, and corporate citizenship.

exam.

CIVS 248

CNT 156

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

CompTIA A+ IT Technician

Course provides an introduction to the concepts

Students learn to maintain and upgrade Intel-

and uses of Geographic Information Systems.

based PC-style personal computers. They learn

Students are familiarized with the science and

to install, upgrade, and optimize memory, disk

technology of GIS and how it supports civil

drives, CD-ROM drives, graphic cards, serial and

projects. They are given hands-on laboratory

parallel ports, and printers as they acquire other

introduction to the use of GIS software.

basic computer skills. Basic familiarity with PC

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terminology and elementary knowledge of DOS CIVS 291

and Windows are recommended. This course

Civil CADD Practicum

matches the objectives of the corresponding CompTIA A+ exam.

Under the instructor’s guidance, students develop a capstone project that covers the main technical

CNT 159

areas learned in the previous quarters. The final

CompTIA Network+

product is a comprehensive set of drawings that will form the basis for a portfolio for interviews

Students learn the basics of how to plan, design,

and job search.

and install the physical components of a network. Cable standards, network types, architectures,

CIVS 294

protocols, Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide

Cooperative Education/Internship

Area Network (WAN) standards, and network support tools for various operating systems are

This course provides the option of cooperative/

investigated. This course matches the objectives

internship training in Civil Drafting, within the

of the corresponding CompTIA Network+ exam.

prescribed hours of the student’s program of study. Instructor approval is required, and the

CNT 251

experience can be either paid or unpaid.

Windows Server 2008 Network Administration

CNT 151

This course prepares students to be a network

CompTIA A+ Essentials

server administration who is responsible for the operations and day-to-day management

288

This course introduces students to operating

of an infrastructure of servers for an enterprise

systems for Intel-based PC-style personal

organization. The students will learn how to

computers and workstations. Students install,

create and use scripts and batch files, conduct

configure, troubleshoot, and perform system

server management tasks remotely by using

recovery for many computer operating systems.

Terminal Server, manage the server operating

Emphasis is placed on Microsoft DOS, Windows

system, directory services, software distribution

for Workgroups, Windows 98, Windows XP Pro

and updates. Students that complete at a

and Windows Vista. This courses matches the

high level of performance are prepared for

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Certification Exam 70-646: Windows Server 2008,

CNT 257

Server Administrator.

Wireless Networking Fundamentals

CNT 253

This course prepares the student to take the

Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) exam. The course provides the knowledge and

This course expands the knowledge and skills

skills needed to manage a wireless network. Using

acquired in CNT 251 Windows Server 2008 Network

a comprehensive approach, students learn about

Administration. Students gain understanding

planning, deploying, securing and troubleshooting

of network technologies commonly used with

wireless networks.

Windows Server 2008 and IP-enabled networks. Students plan and manage server lifecycle,

CNT 259

develop and evaluate baselines for monitoring and

Enterprise Network Technology

several different server roles for Windows Server

This course covers support for designing and

2008. Technical support of workstations, servers,

administering Local Area Networks (LANs) and

and wireless devices such as laptops and PDAs is

Wide Area Networks (WANs) that span entire

emphasized for both platforms. Concepts such as

companies or organizations spread over multiple

administration of policies, security, are covered.

buildings or campuses. Students study Microsoft

This course includes extensive hands-on training.

advanced subjects such as: LAN/WAN design,

Students perform most functions studies on

designing and implementing TCP/IP suite services,

network equipment and through simulations.

IPSec, Network Address Translation (NAT), Certificate Services, enterprise wide security, and

CNT 255

analyzing business/technical requirements of

Cloud Computing Virtualization

computing services.

This course covers the fundamentals, general

CNT 263

knowledge, terminology and basic concepts

Linux System Administration

used in Cloud Computing Virtualization. This course provides students with the knowledge

This course provides introductory and advanced

and skills necessary toward becoming a certified

coverage of Linux systems administration. It

Virtualization Specialist or Cloud Computing

is designed to help students successfully pass

Certified. Students acquire extensive hands-on

CompTIA’s Linux+ Certification exam. The

experience using VMware Server and Microsoft

course covers Red Hat ES4 release. Not only

Hyper-V software.

will this prepare students for CompTIA’s Linux+

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managing server roles; implement and configure

Certification, the course will equip all students with the information necessary to remain current with industry changes.

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CNT 264

CNT 294

Network Security

Internship/Cooperative Education

This course is a comprehensive guide for anyone

This course provides the option of cooperative/

wishing to take the CompTIA Security+ 2008

internship training in Computer Networks, within

exam. The course covers all of the new CompTIA

the prescribed hours of the student’s program of

Security+ 2008 exam objectives and maps

study. Instructor approval is required, and the

to the new Security+ 2008 exam. The course

experience can be either paid or unpaid.

covers newly covered exam topics including cross site scripting, SQL injection, rootkits, and

CONST 101

virtualization, as well as topics of increasing

Introduction to Construction and Architecture

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importance in the industry as a whole, like the latest breeds of attackers, Wi-Fi Protected Access

An overview of construction markets, factors

2, and Microsoft Windows security.

driving investment in building, role of design, and careers pathways in construction. Includes

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terminology and business practices: estimating,

Communications and Human Relations in the

bidding, scheduling, and project management.

Workplace CONST 105 Students develop human relations skills necessary

Spanish for Construction Supervisors

to work with diverse customers and with various departments in a business organization. Business

This course covers Spanish vocabulary relevant to

oral presentation and communication skills as well

the construction industry, and basic grammatical

as business writing skills such as formal letters,

structures used in Spanish. The course is designed

documentation, proposals, and performance

for supervisors in the construction industry who

ratings are explored. Personal traits leading to

want to learn some simple Spanish in order to

cooperation, understanding cultural diversity,

communicate more effectively with Spanish-

sexual harassment prevention, conflict resolution,

speaking employees.

and promotability are emphasized. Students explore strategies for acquiring positions

CONST 115

in Information Technology and Information

Accounting for Construction Management

Systems careers areas. Students gain skills in information literacy to research positions and skill

Learn basic accounting principles and how to

requirements through electronic, online, and other

utilize them for the construction industry. Review

methods. Job candidate presentation skills such

how to track resources on construction accounting

as job interviews, resume writing, cover letters,

systems and how to manage costs, cash flow and

and follow-up letters are covered.

profits at a project level. Prerequisites: APPS 120 or concurrent enrollment. COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 60 or completion of MATH 075 or AMATH 175 with a 2.0 or higher.

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CONST 140

CONST 183

Construction Plan Reading

Mechanical and Electrical Systems

Learn to read and interpret a variety of construction

Introduction on how to read and interpret

plan drawings. Overview includes schedules,

m e c h a n i c a l a n d e l e c t r i c a l d raw i n g s a n d

views, symbols, and stylistic conventions for the

specifications. Emphasis on integrating the scope

construction industry. Prerequisite: COMPASS

of work into the total project. Major areas covered

Pre-Algebra score of 60 or completion of MATH

are HVAC, plumbing, electrical and fire sprinklers.

075 or AMATH 175 with a 2.0 or higher.

Prerequisite: COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 60 or completion of MATH 075 or AMATH 175 with a

CONST 160

2.0 or higher.

Materials, Methods & Equipment CONST 185 Civil Construction

and options for methods of installation and construction. Includes commonly used building

Introduction to road, storm drainage, water

techniques for steel, wood, masonry, and concrete

and sewer system construction. WSDOT/APWA

as well as an overview of construction equipment.

standard specifications plans and environmental impact review included.

CONST 171 American Architecture History and Design

CONST 190 Cooperative Work Experience, Trades

A survey of American architecture designed to showcase period buildings, construction

A cooperative work experience option may be

techniques and research materials through

available to qualified, approved students, allowing

assessing major styles (both commercial and

them to receive credit for work experience

residential, exterior and interior) with particular

appropriate to their training. Through cooperative

emphasis on social/cultural factors. Course

work experience, students have the opportunity

has classroom lectures/discussions and off-

to apply learned skills and gain actual on-the-

campus site visits and is designed to help both

job experience while completing their course

construction professionals and interested non-

of study. This class covers work experience in

professionals understand basic styles both in

the trades that a construction manager would

their pure form and through alterations by non-

typically supervise.

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Influence of design constraints, material choices,

appropriate remodeling. While the class covers national trends, special emphasis will be placed

CONST 202

on regional examples and subtypes. Required

Quantity Survey and Estimating

field trips (to Seattle and Tacoma) will explore local examples of building styles, both commercial

Learn how to estimate material, labor, and other

and residential.

costs for construction projects. Prerequisites: CONST 260, APPS 120.

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CONST 225

and suppliers coordinate, negotiate, and resolve

Contract Administration

disputes. Prerequisites: CONST 101, CONST 140, CONST 160, CONST 183, CONST 270, and

Course covers the typical elements of a

CONST 280.

construction contract, as well as analysis, interpretation, and implementation of contracts.

CONST 261 Human Relations for the Construction Industry

CONST 230 Planning and Scheduling

Covers work styles, team building, and leadership

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techniques. Related topics include roles and Understand how to plan a critical path by allotting

responsibilities, task delegation, harassment

time for each activity within a project. Identify

prevention, racial and cultural awareness,

risks and alternative strategies to meet project

problem solving skills, conflict resolution, time

milestones. Introduction to scheduling software.

management, performance evaluation, and e-mail etiquette. Practice resolving peer-to-peer,

CONST 250

peer-to-supervisor, and company-to-company

Safety and Accident Prevention

scenarios.

Learn to implement company safety plans and

CONST 262

procedures. Topics covered include identifying and

Labor Agreements

minimizing job hazards, complying with WISHA and OSHA requirements, and understanding a

Course

safety communications plan.

implementation of project labor agreements on

covers

the

development

and

large commercial construction projects. Case CONST 251

studies are discussed.

Safety Planning and Administration CONST 265 Learn to develop company safety plans and

Marketing for Construction Proposals

procedures. Topics covered include training, documenting, and creating a safety-conscious

Covers sales techniques for construction

climate on the job site. Prerequisites: CONST 140,

proposals for tenant improvement, design/build,

CONST 250.

and bid presentations to private owners and public agencies. Learn to identify what is most important

CONST 260

to the customer. Develop effective presentations

Project Management

that avoid overuse of presentation software. Develop a plan on how to best follow-through on

Learn about project organization and the

company image and current marketing materials.

role of scheduling, quality assurance, safety

Determine best use of ROI analysis.

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CONST 266

075 or AMATH 175 with a 2.0 or higher.

Advanced Computers for Construction I CONST 280 A study of management information systems used

Building Codes

in the construction industry. Topics include project costs control, field data collection and processing,

Study of the International Building Code

estimating, scheduling, and productivity analysis.

includes review of minimum fire and safety

Prerequisite: keyboarding skills, familiarity with

standards, introduction to the permit process

MS Windows, and APPS 120.

and environmental regulations for design, construction of buildings, and use and occupancy

CONST 267

classifications. Definitions and requirements for

Advanced Computers for Construction II

types of construction, egress width, exits access, and accessibility are also covered. Prerequisite: COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 60 or completion

Create Gantt and PERT charts, resource sheets,

of MATH 075 or AMATH 175 with a 2.0 or higher.

and calendars. Learn to tailor your reports to the nature of the project. Develop a project plan that

CONST 290

identifies tasks, organizes tasks into a schedule,

Cooperative Work Experience, Construction

assigns resources and manages budgets.

Management

Prerequisite: keyboarding skills, familiarity with MS Windows, and APPS 120.

A cooperative work experience option may be available to qualified, approved students, allowing

CONST 268

them to receive credit for work experience

Introduction to Sustainability

appropriate to their training. Through cooperative work experience, students have the opportunity

Learn what sustainability is, how to measure

to apply learned skills and gain actual on-the-

sustainability & how to implement sustainability

job experience while completing their course of

actions. Student will create a personal definition

study. This class covers work experience as a

of sustainability and learn about the importance of

construction manager.

pluralism, systems thinking, resource conservation & collaboration to foster sustainability.

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This class is an introduction to Microsoft Project.

CSI 101 PC Hardware and Networking

CONST 270 Structural Design

This is an introductory course for the student with little or no experience with computers.

Learn how to recognize, interpret and implement

The students become familiar with the different

the structural requirements of a construction

hardware components comprising an IBM

project working from the ground up. This includes

compatible personal computer. They learn

design criteria for concrete, steel, and wood

how to assemble a computer from the basic

construction. Engineering concepts are reviewed

components and install and configure a Windows

such as dead and live loads, shear and moments,

operating system. Students learn installation and

and engineering notations. Prerequisite: COMPASS

administration of hardware and software to create

Pre-Algebra score of 60 or completion of MATH

a local area network using Microsoft Windows

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Server software. Students learn cabling, network

image files as well as “flash” and “pdf” files for use

interface cards, workstation configuration and

on web pages. Topics include file resolution and

basic computer and networking troubleshooting.

download times with respect to web pages.

Students complete a hands-on network installation and administration project in which they create

CSI 152

users, assign rights, create directory structures

Introduction to Programming

and implement user-level security. Emphasis is on troubleshooting and maintenance skills.

This is a first course in programming to enable students to develop a sound and solid foundation

CSI 102

in logical problem solving and design. Students

Office Applications and Business

l e a r n to s o l ve co m p u te r p ro b l e m s u s i n g

Communications

structured analysis. Use of graphical design tools

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such as hierarchy charts and flowcharts will be This is an introductory course for the student

covered. Students will design and test real-world

with little or no experience with computers. The

programming solutions using sequence, branching

students learn the basic operation of the Microsoft

and iteration structures. Advanced algorithms and

Windows operating system. They also learn to use

concepts such as sorting, searching, arrays, linked

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

lists, pointers and event-driven programming will

This class gives the students the basic knowledge

also be covered and practiced by the students.

to use these applications in a typical office

Students will be introduced to object-oriented

environment, and to create printed documents,

programming terms and concepts. Students will

spreadsheets, presentations and a small database.

understand how object-oriented concepts affect program design.

CSI 145 Web Design

CSI 154 Introduction to C# Programming

This course introduces students to Hypertext Markup Language, or HTML. It covers basic

This course is an introduction to programming

html tags, links, lists, text formatting, images

using C#. Students write creative programs

and multimedia, tables, and frames. A quick

demonstrating skill in structured design and code,

introduction to cascading style sheets and

using decision and iteration structures, as well as

javascript is covered to create dynamic and stylish

effective documentation. Students learn to write

web pages. Prerequisite: CSI 152.

event-driven Windows applications using forms, controls, properties and methods. Prerequisite:

CSI 147

CSI 152.

Web Graphics CSI 155 This course is an introduction to digital

Object-Oriented Programming with C#

photography and image manipulation and covers

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image capturing, editing, creating animation and

This course is a continuation of CSI 154,

producing web documentation. Students learn

Introduction to C# Programming. Students are

the differences between “bmp”, “gif”, “jpg”, “avi”

introduced to the concepts of object-oriented

and “mpg” file formats. The students create static

programming. Students learn to write applications

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using structures, classes, interfaces, inheritance

CSI 171

and polymorphism. In addition, students learn

Software Testing

to use and create delegates, events, collections, exceptions, dynamic link libraries and input/

This course is an overview of the fundamentals

output streams to build real world windows

of testing business and consumer software under

applications. Prerequisite: CSI 154.

normal business conditions. Topics covered include testing cycles, objectives and limits of

CSI 156

testing, creating test plans and reporting and

Introduction to Database Theory and Design

analyzing software bugs. Also covered are elements of efficient test case design, localization

This course offers an introduction to relational

testing and writing test documentation. Students

database design theory. The students learn

complete hands-on projects to implement these

about components of database system as well

technologies.

Normalization, Indexes, Primary Keys, Queries and

CSI 182

Structured Query Language (SQL). We discuss

Leadership and Teamwork in Systems Analysis

the use and application of relational databases versus flat file database structures. Prerequisite:

This course focuses on effective teamwork and the

CSI 102.

systems analysis life cycle. Students are divided into teams to complete an in-depth business

CSI 159

analysis. During this process, each student

Applied Database Development

serves as team/project leader. Emphasis is on the systems analysis life cycle of investigation,

Using Microsoft Access, students complete a

design, development and implementation. Human

hands-on relational database project. Students

relations topics include: teambuilding strategies,

use industry standard analysis methods to create

the elements of effective project management,

database mission statements, mission objectives,

the importance of diversity, and recognizing and

tables, fields and relationships. Databases are

dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace.

normalized to the third normal form. Use of Visual Basic for Applications is covered to allow

CSI 220

students to customize their application. Creation

IT Project Management and Team Building

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as an Entity-Relationship model, Tables, Form

of user-friendly interfaces, design and creation of business reports and basic Structured Query

This course is an introduction to IT project

Language (SQL) coding are covered. Students

management. Students are introduced to

execute the applications using efficient testing

concepts and skills necessary to complete projects

procedures. Prerequisite: CSI 156.

on time, on budget, and at the promised quality. This course delves into the unique challenges of managing IT projects and the curriculum is modeled after the COMPTIA certification content. Students complete assignments using Microsoft Project software.

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CSI 245

CSI 253

Java for C# Programmers

Client-Server Development with ADO.NET

This course explores the key elements used in a

This is an advanced course in client-server

Java program (namely primitive data and objects)

programming using VB.NET, C#.NET and ADO.NET

and explores the graphical relationship between

technologies. Emphasis is on creating database

Java and the World Wide Web. Students examine

driven “n-tier client-sever� style applications to

decision control and repetitive structures such as

run under the Microsoft Windows environment.

if, switch, while, do, and for statements; as well

Students create data-aware projects using ADO

as logical, assignment, increment/decrement,

(Active X Data Objects) for .NET and Microsoft

and conditional operators. Students learn classes,

SQL Server. Database querying and maintenance

objects creation and initialization, encapsulation,

is accomplished using ANSI SQL. Business logic

method overloading, and applets. Examine the use

is enforced with class modules. Object-oriented

of events and listener interfaces, multidimensional

programming concepts including inheritance,

arrays and vectors, inheritance hierarchies,

interfaces, and polymorphism and instantiating

the creation of polymorphic references, and

objects are covered. In addition, use of pre-

exceptions and input/output streams. Finally

existing objects for reporting such as Microsoft

students explore the various aspects of the

Word is covered in a unit on OLE Automation.

graphical user interfaces. Prerequisite: CSI 155.

Students incorporate all of these technologies into a project of their own design. Prerequisites:

CSI 250

CSI 155 and CSI 258.

Rich Internet Applications CSI 256 This course is for students who have completed

Advanced Programming Concepts with C#

CSI 147, Web Graphics, and have a basic understanding of Adobe Flash. Also, students

This is an advanced course in programming

should have completed CSI 152, Introduction

using C#.NET. Topics include: asynchronous

to Programming, and be able to write simple

programming, multi-threaded applications,

programs. This course focuses on using screens,

socket-based (client/server) applications,

built-in components, behaviors, and data binding

distributed applications (remoting) and data

to quickly get a student proficient in building

structures. Prerequisite: CSI 155.

Flash applications. The course also introduces the ActionScript language and emphasizes

CSI 258

fundamental programming constructs including

SQL Server Development and Administration

conditional logic and functions. This course is designed for the student who is already familiar with basic relational database theory. The focus of this course is on the database portion of the n-tier client/server development model and data warehousing. Microsoft SQL Server for Windows is the primary tool. Students learn Structured Query Language (Transact SQL) and receive hands-on instruction 296

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in how to administer an enterprise database

CSI 281

server. Administrative topics include database

E-Commerce and Business Finance

creation and administration, user management, This course is designed as an overview of the

topics include relational database normalization

constantly changing field of electronic commerce.

concepts, writing queries (including joins and

Key business and technology elements of

nested queries), stored procedures, triggers,

e-commerce are covered. Topics include: the

cursors, transactions and creation of schemas

economic foundations of e-commerce, explanation

using Data Definition Language. Appropriate use

o f t h e e - co m m e rce i n f ra s t r u c t u re , m a i n

of indexes is also covered. There is an introduction

technologies used to implement e-commerce on

to data warehousing topics including analysis

the World Wide Web and business strategies being

of business requirements, defining technical

used by companies engaging in e-commerce.

architecture for a data warehouse, deriving

Also covered are ethical, legal and tax issues that

the physical design, creating data services and

can arise when doing business on a global scale.

creating the physical database. Prequisite: CSI 101

Students are introduced to the Microsoft BizTalk

and CSI 159.

e-commerce initiative.

CSI 277

CSI 291

IT Industry Research and Writing

Developing Web Applications with ASP.NET

This course covers the basic guidelines to

This is an advanced course in web application

developing an effective resume and cover

development. Students design and develop a web-

letter using different resume styles such as

based applications using database connectivity

chronological, functional, and creative. Using a

(Microsoft SQL Server) ADO.NET, client-side

variety of source materials designed to provide

scripting JavaScript and server-side coding

starting points, students develop skill-based

using Active Server Page (ASP .NET) technology

resumes, a functional cover letter, job portfolio,

with web forms. Business logic is created using

and answers to commonly asked interview

server-based components written in Visual Basic.

questions. Students are provided training in

NET or C#. Extensible Markup Language (XML)

researching local area companies to prepare for

and use of web services is covered and used by

job interviews. “Mock interviews� are conducted

students in the creation of their web applications.

with each student to allow the individual to

Prerequisite: CSI 145 and CSI 155.

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security, and performance tuning. Development

practice appropriate interviewing skills. Students conduct an informational interview through direct

CSI 293

contacts with employers to gather data on job skill

Capstone Design and Development Project

requirements and opportunities. Students write a 5-page paper on the results of their research.

A comprehensive project, conceived by the student and approved by instructors, demonstrates the capability to integrate the major academic areas of Communications, Systems Analysis and Program Development. Students are required to conceptualize, design, code, and test a web-based programming project of their own creation. The

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project must utilize a database, graphics, user-

CSIS 231

friendly interfaces, components, and full written

Advanced C#

internal and external documentation. Students work with instructors on all pre-approved phases

This course introduces students to the concepts

of the project. This project is mandatory for all

of .NET components, multithreading, streams,

students not on full-time cooperative/internship

serialization and persistence, and .NET remoting.

education at the time of summer quarter.

Pre-requisite: Successful completion of CSIS 130 with a grade of 2.0 or better or instructor’s

CSI 294

permission.

Cooperative Education/Internship CSIS 261 This course provides the option of cooperative/

Windows Applications with Visual Studio

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internship training in Computer Science, within the prescribed hours of the student’s program

This course

of study. Instructor approval is required, and the

Client design and development skills. Topics

experience can be either paid or unpaid (Hours to

include WinForms and WPF programming

630 and credits to 17).

models, advanced exception handling, and custom

covers more advanced Windows

controls. Prerequisite: Successful completion of CSIS 120

CSIS 231 Advanced C# with a grade of 2.0 or

Fundamentals of Programming

better or instructor permission.

This introductory course is designed to teach

CSIS 233

programming concepts and fundamentals for

Multithreading & Parallel Programming

those students who have little or no programming experience. Basic concepts, such as flowcharting,

The class focus is the advanced features of

pseudocode, data types, control structures, arrays,

C# multithreading.

relational databases, structured programming,

Concurrency & Synchronization, Delegates & IOU

and object oriented programming, are presented.

Pattern, Parallel Extensions, Task Parallel Library,

The Visual Basic language is used to explore

and PLINQ. Prerequisite: Successful completion

important concepts.

of CSIS 231 Advanced C# with a grade of 2.0 or

The students will learn

better or instructor permission. CSIS 130 Introduction to C#

CSIS 139 HTML and CSS

This is an introductory course on C# language and it covers data types, decision loops, arrays, strings,

This course is an introduction to the basic building

and structures. Includes hands-on activities in

blocks of web pages. The students learn the

the lab where students use C# and the Microsoft

most common XHTML/HTML statements, and

Visual Studio .NET development environment.

the structure of cascading style sheets and how

Prerequisite: CS 142 Java Programming II with a

they shape the look of a web page. Sufficient

grade of 2.0 or better or instructor permission

hands-on time provided in class to develop basic web page examples.

Prerequisite: CS& 141 Java

Programming I with a grade of 2.0 or better or 298

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instructor permission.

CSIS 113 Relational Database Principles

CSIS 175 Introduction to Ajax

The students will learn the basic concepts of the structure and design of relational databases. The

An introductory class to AJAX (Asynchronous

course covers the topics of normalization, tables,

JavaScript and XML). This class provides students

indexes, and primary keys.

with hands-on, practical experience using AJAX.

to structured query language is included.

The students learn how to create better, faster

Prerequisite: CS& 141 Java Programming I with a

and more user-friendly web applications. Topics

grade of 2.0 or better or instructor permission.

An introduction

covered include: review of CSS, XML, JavaScript basics and an Introduction to DOM/AJAX.

CSIS 118

Prerequisite: Completion of CSIS 139 HTML and

SQL Server (TRANSACT)

permission.

Microsoft Course 2778A. The students will learn how to write basic Transact-SQL queries for

CSIS 154

Microsoft SQL Server 2008. At the completion

Coldfusion and Adobe AIR

of this course the students will have covered the following topics: ways to execute the Transact-

This course provides an Introduction to ColdFusion

SQL language, write SELECT queries to retrieve

and Adobe AIR , The students will learn how to

data, group and summarize data by using

create extensions within ColdFusion Builder, and

Transact-SQL, join data from multiple tables,

how to use Adobe AIR to access files on the

modify data in tables, and create programming

Operating System and External Resources from an

objects. Prerequisite: CSIS 113 Relational Database

Adobe AIR Application. Pre-requisites: Successful

Principles with a grade of 2.0 or better or

completion of CSIS 175 Introduction to Ajax with

instructor permission.

a grade of 2.0 or better or instructor permission. CSIS 117 CSIS 181

SQL Server Administration

Mobile Applications –Android

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CSS with a grade of 2.0 or better or instructor

Microsoft Course 6231A. The students will learn The students will be introduced to the basic

how to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2008

principles of programming within the Android

database. The course covers topics such as:

environment.

Using the AIA, the students

Install and configure SQL Server 2008, manage

will develop an interface for a mobile device

database files, backup and restore databases,

including active elements. Prerequisite: Successful

automate administrative tasks, and replicate data

completion CSIS 154 Coldfusion and Adobe

between SQL Server instances. Pre-requisites:

AIR with a grade of 2.0 or better or instructor

Successful completion of CSIS 118 SQL Server

permission.

(TRANSACT) with a grade of 2.0 or better or instructor permission.

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of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The

Data Warehouse Implementation

course teaches to effectively recognize and treat in critical minutes until Emergency Medical

This class covers the foundation al concepts

Services (EMS) arrive. Topics include: general first

of data warehouses and how they help in the

aid principles, medical, injury and environmental

preparation of reports. The students will learn

emergencies, and bloodborne pathogens. This

the basic warehouse architectures and their

course is approved by OSHA, WISHA (Labor and

components. Lab practice includes exercises with

Industries) for healthcare providers. An AHA card

sample data using SQL Server tools. Prerequisite:

will be issued upon the successful completion of a

Successful completion CSIS 117 SQL Server

written exam and skills evaluation. In addition, the

Administration with a grade of 2.0 or

mandatory seven hours of HIV/AIDS education for healthcare providers is included.

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CST 101 Central Service Technician Fundamentals

CST 103 Central Service

The student learns the role and responsibilities of a Central Service Technician including regulations

Students are introduced to and perform some of

and standards, surgical instrumentation, cleaning

the basic hands-on tasks required of a Central

and decontaminations, disinfection, sterilization,

Service Technician. This includes the wrapping of

packaging and storing. An overview of human

items for sterilization, learning both envelope and

anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and

sequential folding styles, and proper methods for

microbiology is covered. Students demonstrate

heat sealing sterilization techniques. Students are

knowledge of legal issues, HIPAA, safety

expected to identify a minimum of 100 instruments

precautions/preventions. Student must model

and assemble into surgical trays. Students are

professional appearance, value diversity in the

given an overview of the proper handling and

workplace and possess the ability to communicate

processing of endoscopes.

effectively and professionally with patients and staff. Students demonstrate knowledge of

CST 191

quality assurance and quality control and adhere

Central Service Clinical Practicum II

to policies and procedures used in the clinical setting. Student must have knowledge of blood-

The application of Central Service skills and

borne pathogens and practice the prevention and

procedures is applied in a clinical setting.

precautionary measures against HIV/AIDS and other blood-borne pathogens.

CST 101 Central Service Technician Fundamentals

CST 102 Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR AED and

The student learns the role and responsibilities of

Bloodborne Pathogens

a Central Service Technician including regulations and standards, surgical instrumentation, cleaning

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This course covers one and two person, adult,

and decontaminations, disinfection, sterilization,

child and infant CPR. Students practice caring for

packaging and storing. An overview of human

a person with foreign body airway obstruction

anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and

(FBAO), personal barriers techniques and use

microbiology is covered. Students demonstrate

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knowledge of legal issues, HIPAA, safety

expected to identify a minimum of 100 instruments

precautions/preventions. Student must model

and assemble into surgical trays. Students are

professional appearance, value diversity in the

given an overview of the proper handling and

workplace and possess the ability to communicate

processing of endoscopes.

effectively and professionally with patients and staff. Students demonstrate knowledge of

CST 191

quality assurance and quality control and adhere

Central Service Clinical Practicum.

to policies and procedures used in the clinical Students apply their knowledge and skills in the

borne pathogens and practice the prevention and

clinical setting. Students learn job search skills

precautionary measures against HIV/AIDS and

as well as develop a resume for an entry-level

other blood-borne pathogens.

position as a Central Service Technician.

CST 102

CST 192

Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR,

Central Service Clinical Practicum II

AED and Bloodborne Pathogens The application of Central Service skills and This course covers one and two person, adult,

procedures is applied in a clinical setting.

child and infant CPR. Students practice caring for a person with foreign body airway obstruction

CUL 101

(FBAO), personal barriers techniques and use

Culinary Safety-Sanitation

of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The course teaches to effectively recognize and

Safety in the kitchen is covered including proper

treat in critical minutes until Emergency Medical

use of all kitchen equipment. Basic procedures

Services (EMS) arrive. Topics include: general first

of Industrial First Aid/CPR as defined by the

aid principles, medical, injury and environmental

American Heart Association are incorporated

emergencies, and bloodborne pathogens. This

into lecture, demonstration and daily practice

course is approved by OSHA, WISHA (Labor and

with students. Students have the opportunity to

Industries) for healthcare providers. An AHA card

become proficient in all aspects of proper food

will be issued upon the successful completion of a

sanitation. Rules and regulations of the King

written exam and skills evaluation. In addition, the

County Public Health Department are reviewed.

mandatory seven hours of HIV/AIDS education for

Environmental concerns are covered as they relate

healthcare providers is included.

to restaurant and hotel food services concerning

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setting. Student must have knowledge of blood-

chemicals, sanitizers, cleaners, and MSDS sheets, CST 103

and ways of controlling their adverse effects on

Central Service

the environment. Students learn preventative measures to secure food during the flow of food,

Students are introduced to and perform some of

based on the HACCP principles. Students have the

the basic hands-on tasks required of a Central

opportunity to receive a ManageFirst Sanitation

Service Technician. This includes the wrapping of

Certification and a basic Industrial First Aid/CPR

items for sterilization, learning both envelope and

card during this course.

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CUL 102

with standards for yields and costing. Emphasis

Introduction to Food Industry

is on organization, and sanitation is observed. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

Students develop an understanding of the h o s p i t a l i t y i n d u s t r y a n d ex p l o re c a re e r

CUL 106

opportunities in the field. Students learn the

Nutrition

classic brigade system and Escoffier design of classification of food. Discussion of kitchen

The nutritional needs of the general public

staples to classical and contemporary sauces. In

in commercial food service are covered with

addition, the class covers the basic methodologies

emphasis placed on valid nutritional information

of stocks, sauces, moist heat, dry heat and

from ManageFirst program. Emphasis is on the

combination heat.

Food Guides and 2011 USDA “My Plate” as it relates

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to consumers’ diets as well as the importance CUL 103

of roles of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and

Knife Skills I

vitamins and minerals in the body. The study of healthy menu choices, marketing, good nutrition,

Students learn how to maintain and sharpen a

and weight control are completed. Healthy

knife, and practice basic knife handling techniques

cooking techniques are observed. Students have

for safety, accuracy and industry production.

the opportunity to receive a Nutrition Certification

Also, different knife manufacturing methods,

in this course. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and

compositions and types used in the industry

CUL 103.

are reviewed. Students learn classic knife cuts based on ACF standards and learn chiffonade,

CUL 107

bouquet garni, sachet d’epice, onion brulee and

Saucier I

pique, tomato concassée, citrus peeling, zesting and segmenting, and various vegetable specific

Students are given the opportunity to practice

techniques. Students learn how to display proper

the techniques and fundamentals of the sauce

knife skills and correct mis en place for setting

kitchen in this course. Students participate in

up a prep station per industry standards with

making roux, buerre manie, slurries, liaisons and

emphasis on useable/unuseable trim and proper

egg emulsions. In addition, students study the

food handling in production and storage.

methodology of white and brown stocks and their properties, as well as prepare and evaluate the

CUL 104

five classic mother sauces (bechamel, espagnole,

Boucher

veloute,tomato and hollandaise sauce). This course covers organization, planning, portion control,

Students further hone their knife skills with the

food costing, and utilization of product. Food

fabrication of proteins. They have the opportunity

quality, sanitation, mis en place and teamwork will

to identify and fabricate round and flat fish, poultry,

be evaluated. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and

pork, lamb, and beef based on USDA standards,

CUL 103.

grades and specifications. Students participate in primal and secondary meat

fabrication in a lab

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CUL 108

CUL 111

Saucier II

Dry Heat Cooking Methods

Students practice the techniques and

Students practice the preparation of various

fundamentals of the soup kitchen, preparation

proteins and side dishes using dry heat cooking

of clear and broth-based soups (consommes),

methods; techniques of broiling, grilling, roasting,

thick soups as purees, veloutes, cream soups,

baking, sautéing, pan-frying and deep frying are

bisques and chowders. Cooked and uncooked

learned. Selected proteins and side dishes apply to

chilled soups are explored, as well as regional,

cafeteria menu offerings. Seasoning, presentation

national, and international soups, the garnishing

and hot food holding are discussed. Food quality,

of soups and proper serving temperatures are

sanitation, mis en place, and teamwork are

discussed. Food quality, sanitation, mis en place,

evaluated. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and

and teamwork are evaluated. Prerequisites: CUL

CUL 103. CUL 112

CUL 109

American Regional Cooking

Entremetier I Students research and study the regions of Students practice the preparation and production

the United States heritage “melting pot.” The

techniques of potatoes, grains, legumes, pastas

cooking methods of the foods indigenous to the

and a variety of vegetables. Students learn such

specific regions are discussed. Students have the

preparation and cooking methods as blanching,

opportunity to prepare two dishes per region:

par boiling, steaming, simmering, grilling, frying,

New England, Midwest, South, Northwest and

sautéing, roasting, stewing, braising and baking,

the Mid-Atlantic. The preparation and cooking

cutting, peeling, and trimming. In addition, proper

should reflect on texture, flavor, consistency

portion sizing, seasoning and presentation are

and appearance. Smaller meat portions, low-fat

practiced. Food quality, sanitation, mis en place,

intake, lighter foods, fresh food properly cooked,

and teamwork are evaluated. Prerequisites: CUL

food present at ion, and hot food holding is

101, CUL 102, and CUL103.

discussed. Food quality, sanitation, mis en place, and teamwork is evaluated. Prerequisites: CUL 101,

CUL 110

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101, CUL 102, and CUL & 103.

CUL 102, and CUL 103.

Moist Heat Cooking Methods CUL 113 Students practice the preparation of various

International Cooking

proteins and side dishes using moist heat cooking methods; techniques of poaching, simmering,

International Cooking students research and

boiling, and steaming are learned. Selected

study Continental and European cooking. The

proteins and side dishes apply to cafeteria menu

methodology and techniques used in the cultures

offerings. Seasoning, presentation and hot food

and cuisines of Spain, Portugal, Germany, Austria,

holding are discussed. Food quality, sanitation,

The Netherland, Switzerland, Italy, Russia, Poland,

mis en place, and teamwork are evaluated.

England, Scotland, Scandinavia, Africa and Asia

Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL & 103.

are discussed. Students select five dishes from any of the cuisines and display the preparation

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and cooking of the dishes on the cafeteria menu

CUL 116

offerings. Food presentation and hot food holding

Garde Manger I

is discussed. Food quality, sanitation, mis en place, and teamwork is evaluated. Prerequisites: CUL 101,

Students have the opportunity to learn the daily

CUL 102, and CUL 103.

development of the cold kitchen preparing compound butters, infused oils and vinegars.

CUL 114

Curing, pickling, preparation of hot and cold

Delicatessen I

buffet platters for service with an emphasis on

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the preparation of cold canapĂŠs, tapas, cold/hot Students have the opportunity to learn the basic

assorted hors d’oeuvres are completed. Coulis and

preparation of deli foods, beginning with salads

salsas are prepared with an emphasis on proper

categorized as: bound salads, vegetable salads

food handling techniques. This course involves

and fruit salads. Preparation of salad dressings,

hands-on training in customer relations with direct

vinaigrettes and mayonnaise-based dressings is

daily customer service. Food quality, sanitation,

covered. Proper preparation of salad greens and

mis en place, and teamwork are evaluated. A

handling is discussed with emphasis on correct

HACCP Plan per King County Public Health

food handling of cold food product per King

Department standards is reviewed. Prerequisites:

County Public Health Department standards.

CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

Students will set up proper mis en place preparation of pizza and dough, and setup and

CUL 117

prepare the salad bar per recipes. This course

Garde Manger II

involves hands-on training in customer relations with direct daily customer service. Food quality,

Students have the opportunity to learn how to

sanitation, mis en place, and team work are

cure pastrami, corned beef, ham, pancetta, and

evaluated. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and

bacon. Students are responsible for preparing

CUL 103.

all cold meats for the deli and pantry kitchens. Roasted meats such as turkey, ham, roast beef,

CUL 115

and basic charcuterie fundamentals of forcemeats

Delicatessen II

for galantines, terrenes and sausages are used. Students learn how to make aspic and produce a

Students have the opportunity to learn the

cold platter for eight to include chemise platter,

basic fundamentals of the deli kitchen directed

with galantine, tureen and one solid protein

to composition and creation of hot and cold

smoked, poached, roasted, braised or grilled. One

sandwiches, closed and open-faced sandwiches

salad, two standing garnishes and one sauce to

and specialty sandwiches. Aioli and chutneys

be presented and judged per ACF cold standards.

will be prepared with an emphasis on proper

Food quality, sanitation, and mis en place are

food handling per King County Public Health

evaluated. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and

Department standards. This course involves hands-

CUL 103.

on training in customer relations with direct daily customer service. Food quality, sanitation, mis en place, and teamwork are evaluated. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

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CUL 118

fluctuation and how it mandates menu change

Breakfast Cookery

for survival and coordination within the kitchen. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

Students have the opportunity to learn in a handson job environment the basic preparations of

CUL 121

breakfast cookery, including egg cookery, breakfast

Dining Room Service

meats, batters, starches and garnishes. Emphasis Students are actively involved in the front of

hygiene, cleanliness, presentation and health

the house service techniques. They have the

consciousness. Students are trained to fulfill

opportunity to learn the importance of teamwork

contemporary nutritional requirements including

among kitchen personnel and menu preparation

the ability to plan and execute nutritionally sound

to ensure guest enjoyment. Topics include

breakfasts. Training in customer relations with

suggestive selling, point-of-sale techniques,

direct daily service is included. Prerequisites: CUL

balancing of tickets, course. Prerequisites: CUL

101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

CUL 119

CUL 122

Bakery Basics

Wine Appreciation

Students practice hands-on bakery production

Students have the opportunity to learn the

including equipment operation and maintenance,

characteristics of wine and their growing regions,

and the preparation of all types of yeast products,

history, how soil and climate react to the grapes,

quick breads, puff pastry, creams, custards, pies,

and the fermentation and bottling process of

and cookies. Scaling and bakery production

the wine industry. Emphasis is on the pairing of

based on classical European and American

wine with food in a restaurant; proper handling

baking techniques are emphasized. Students’

procedures and the presentation of beverages is

involvement in production bakery program assists

also discussed. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102,

them in developing organization, bakery bench

and CUL 103.

skills, teamwork, time planning, cake decorating and display presentations. Prerequisites: CUL 101,

CUL 123

CUL 102, and CUL 103.

Entremetier II

CUL 120

Students demonstrate their ability to prepare a

Purchasing and Receiving

variety of knife cuts with vegetable and starch

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is placed on speed, efficiency, organization,

preparation including tourne, batonette, allumette, Students are active participants in the storeroom

rondelle, paysanne, julienne, and chiffanade per

receiving area, which involves invoicing, pricing,

ACF standards. They also have the opportunity

costing, and weekly inventories. This course

to demonstrate their ability to prepare a variety

covers correct product identification, correct

of vegetable dishes utilizing the techniques

storage procedures, inter-department invoicing,

of grilling, steaming, poaching, sauteing, and

computerized inventory control, stocking

broiling for dishes served Ă la carte. In addition,

procedures, FlFO system, and quality control.

students demonstrate their ability to prepare a

This course includes disco very of market price

variety of starches and farinaceous items with

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correct texture, appearance and seasoning

constraints, organization, coordination, and

using a variety of basic and advanced cooking

ergonomics in the kitchen. Prerequisites: CUL 101,

methodologies. The prepared food is assessed

CUL 102, and CUL 103.

to a demonstrated standard of color, texture, and flavor in a 10-minute ticket time. This course

CUL 126

emphasizes consistency, ability to produce under

Broiler Station

time constraints, organization, coordination and ergonomics in the kitchen. Prerequisites: CUL 101,

Students demonstrate their ability to prepare

CUL 102, and CUL 103.

attractive and appetizing grilled/broiled foods with appropriate ingredient selection, mis en

CUL 124

place, costing and presentation of à la carte

Fry Station

menu items. Demonstrate the ability to ensure

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quality, timeliness, correct cooking procedures, Students demonstrate their ability to develop

presentation and garnishing per Renton Technical

crispy, golden brown and flavorful fried foods

College standards. Demonstrate the ability to

with appropriate ingredient selection, mis en

prepare à la carte classical and contemporary

place, costing and presentation of à la carte menu

sauces that illustrate RTC standards of consistency

items. Demonstrate the ability to ensure quality,

and compatibility with fried dishes. This course

timeliness, correct cooking procedures and

emphasizes consistency, ability to produce under

attractive, appetizing garnishes and presentation

time restraints, organization, coordination, and

per Renton Technical College standards.

ergonomics in the kitchen. Prerequisites: CUL 101,

Demonstrate the ability to prepare sauces that are

CUL 102, and CUL 103.

appropriate to and compatible with fried dishes. This course emphasizes consistency, ability to

CUL 127

produce under time constraints, organization,

Lead Line

coordination and ergonomics in the kitchen. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

Students demonstrate their ability to function as a direct kitchen supervisor, developing techniques

CUL 125

of leadership and teamwork. In addition, they are

Sauté Station

actively responsible for production of all areas of the kitchen and demonstrate the ability to

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Students demonstrate their ability to prepare

function as lead cook to ensure quality, timeliness,

attractive and appetizing sautéed food with

correct cooking procedures, attractive and

appropriate ingredient selection, mis en place,

appetizing presentation per Renton Technical

costing and presentation of à la carte menu

College standards. Students have the opportunity

items. Demonstrate the ability to ensure

to demonstrate their ability to develop menu

quality, timeliness, correct cooking procedures,

concepts, mis en place, costing and presentation

presentation and garnishing per Renton Technical

of daily specials per ACF guidelines. This course

College standards. Demonstrate the ability to

emphasizes consistency, ability to produce under

prepare classical and contemporary sauces that

time constraints, organization, ergonomics in

illustrate correct consistency and compatibility

the kitchen, and coordination between hot and

with sautéed dishes. This course emphasizes

cold line as well as front and back of the

consistency, ability to produce under time

house staff. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102,

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and CUL 103.

CUL 130 Sous Chef

CUL 128 Pantry

Students function as a direct kitchen supervisor, developing leadership and teamwork skills while responsible for all kitchen production. Emphasis

kitchen as it refers to an Ă la carte kitchen line.

is on daily assignments, production sheets,

Emphasis is on special sandwiches- both hot

menu planning and product utilization, as well

and cold, special salads - not exclusive to the

as daily coordination of King County Public

menu, and dressings and spreads based on daily

Health Department requirements. The student

needs. The students are also involved in seasonal

works with the instructor both in hands-on

menu development with costing and plate

instruction of junior students and in coordination

presentations. Ser-v-Safe and King County Public

of station production, and is directly responsible

Health Department criteria are enforced based

for overseeing the production of the kitchen, all

on the cold holding standards of the kitchen. This

functions, and special events. Prerequisites: CUL

course emphasizes consistency, ability to produce

101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

under time constraints, organization, ergonomics in the kitchen, and coordination between hot

CUL 131

and cold line as well as front and back of the

Capstone

house staff. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

Students produce a final assembly of their portfolio project that includes: resume; prospective

CUL 129

employer cover letter; additional professional

Advanced Techniques – Practical

documents; a personal business card; photos of their program accomplishments; the menus

Students are given the opportunity to demonstrate

developed in CUL 129 Advanced Techniques-

the full range of hot and cold preparation skills in

Practical, including a 5-course menu, mystery

the planning, developing, and preparing of various

basket challenge, and a composed cold platter;

menu and food displays. These presentations

ManageFirst certificates in Nutrition, Cost Control,

include a composed cold platter, hot food

and ServSafe; and an Industrial First Aid/CPR card.

preparation of a 5-course menu for four portions,

This portfolio should also include the review from

and creations of a mystery basket challenge. ACF

co-op/internship and letters of recommendations

standard for competition is used for measuring

and commendations from employer and industry

the methodology and contemporary techniques.

members. The final Capstone project will be an

Dishes are graded on taste, appearance, cost

eight course group inspired menu. Prerequisites:

effectiveness, feasibility and overall customer

CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

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Students learn the basics of advanced cold

appeal, as well as strict sanitation procedures. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

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CUL 180

DENT 101

Industry Communications and Human Relations

Dental Profession

This course provides the opportunity to learn the

In this course of study, the student receives

basic writing and oral communication skills for the

a thorough introduction to the field of dental

culinary environment. Students author memos,

assisting. The student studies the history of

cover letters, resumes, and written culinary

dentistry, follows it through today, and explores

directives. Oral presentations on the processes

the possibilities of the future. The student also

and training methods of food presentation are

studies the roles of each team member in the

completed. Interviewing, conflict resolution,

dental office, professionalism, ethics and laws of

and team leadership are also addressed. Race

dentistry, the dental specialists, abbreviations,

relations, sexual harassment, stress management,

and areas of service. Students receive a HIPAA

problem-solving, team development, and

certification.

leadership techniques are all discussed in this lecture-based course. Prerequisites: CUL 101, CUL

DENT 102

102, and CUL 103.

Pre-Clinical Assisting I

CUL 190

In this course of study, the student begins to

Co-operative/Internship Work Internship

acquire appropriate skills to interact with patients, maintain the operating field, use and manipulate

This is an instructor approved paid or unpaid

dental instrument set-ups, transfer instruments

work experience related to the student’s

while assisting with dental procedures, and

program of study. Punctuality, attendance,

perform other basic chairside procedures. The

and meeting the employer’s expectations are

student also learns dental charting, steps in taking

the keys to a student’s success. Prerequisites:

and pouring alginate impressions, and safety/

CUL 101, CUL 102, and CUL 103.

professional/aseptic techniques and procedures. This course is taught at the in-depth level.

DENT 100 First Aid, CPR and Vital Signs

DENT 103 Clinical Assisting I

This American Heart Association compliant course offers study and practice of Cardiopulmonary

In this course of study, the student performs

Resuscitation (CPR) and other skills needed in

clinical procedures with dentists in the facility

providing first aid to the injured. The student

dental clinic. The student also demonstrates

re ce i ve s a n A m e r i c a n H e a r t A ss o c i a t i o n

dental charting, taking alginate impressions,

Healthcare Provider (BLS) certification upon

pouring study casts, and professional/safety/

successful completion of the course. Knowledge

aseptic techniques and procedures. This course is

and skill are demonstrated by taking vital signs on

taught at the in-depth level. Prerequisites: DENT

a patient and identifying and addressing medical

102 and DENT 112.

and dental emergencies. Safety, asepsis, and PPE are reviewed. This course is taught at the in-depth level.

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DENT 104

aseptic/professional techniques and procedures.

Dental Materials I

This course is taught at the in-depth level.

This course of study introduces the student to the

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properties and techniques for usage of common

Clinical Assisting II

dental materials. It also enables the student to understand the rationale for the selection of

In this course of study, the student performs

materials for dental use and to prepare these

advanced clinical procedures with dentists in the

materials efficiently and correctly. This course is

facility dental clinic. The student demonstrates

taught at the in-depth level.

dental charting, taking and pouring alginate impressions, and professional/safety/aseptic techniques. This course is taught at the in-depth

Expanded Functions I

level. Prerequisite: DENT 103.

In this course of study, the student learns and

DENT 114

practices expanded functions as allowed in the

Dental Materials II

Washington State Dental Practice Act. The student practices these tasks in a laboratory setting while

In this course of study, the student demonstrates

assisting dentists in the Renton Technical College

the knowledge and skill involved in mixing dental

Dental Clinic. Safety and aseptic techniques are

materials. Students discuss the use/purpose,

evaluated.

ratios, indications, contraindications and general information about each of the specified materials.

DENT 106

This course is taught at the in-depth level.

Expanded Functions II DENT 115 In this course of study, the student learns and

Clinical Assisting III

practices expanded functions as allowed in the Washington State Dental Practice Act. The student

In this course of study, the student performs

practices these tasks in a laboratory setting while

advanced clinical procedures with dentists in the

assisting dentists in the Renton Technical College

facility dental clinic. The student demonstrates

Dental Clinic. Safety and aseptic techniques

dental charting, taking and pouring alginate

are evaluated.

impressions, and professional/safety/aseptic

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DENT 105

techniques. This course is taught at the in-depth DENT 112

level. Prerequisite: DENT 103.

Pre-Clinical Assisting II DENT 133 In this course of study, the student acquires

Infection Control

the appropriate skills to interact with patients, maintain the operating field, use and set-up

This course provides the student with the

dental instruments, transfer instruments, and

knowledge and skill needed to prevent disease

perform other basic chairside procedures. The

transmission and cross infection, and to clean,

student also learns dental charting, taking alginate

disinfect, and sterilize instruments/equipment and

impressions on manikins and pouring, and safety/

surfaces in the dental environment. Successful

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students are then eligible to take the DANB ICE.

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This course is taught at the in-depth level.

Laboratory Procedures II

DENT 134

In this course of study, the student performs

Specialties

laboratory procedures associated with chairside assisting, including pouring, trimming, and

In this course of study, the student receives a

polishing study casts, fabricating night-guards

thorough study of the dental specialties and

and bleaching trays, custom impression trays,

skills-related procedures, as they relate to general

cleaning and polishing appliances, preparing

dentistry, that are officially recognized by the

cases for the dental laboratory, and caring for and

American Dental Association. Explorations of new

maintaining equipment and safety.

and emerging specialties are also studied. This

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course is taught at the in-depth level.

DENT 141 Head and Neck Anatomy

DENT 137 Laboratory Procedures I

In this course of study, the student learns the names and locations of the bones in the head

In this course of study, the student performs

and neck regions, the muscles of mastication and

laboratory procedures associated with chairside

facial expression, and the nerves, lymph nodes,

assisting, including pouring, trimming, and

and salivary glands. This course is taught at the

polishing study casts, fabricating night-guards

familiarity level.

and bleaching trays, custom impression trays, cleaning and polishing appliances, preparing

DENT 142

cases for the dental laboratory, and caring for and

Oral Anatomy

maintaining equipment and safety. In this course of study, the student learns the DENT 138

names, functions, and locations of the internal

Business Administration

and external landmarks of the oral cavity and face. This course is taught at the in-depth level.

In this course of study, the student gains experience in basic business administration

DENT 143

procedures for the dental office, including the

Tooth Morphology

use of dental software and computers. The student practices these procedures while working

In this course of study, the student learns the

in the Renton Technical College Dental Clinic

shape and function of each tooth, the surfaces

reception office.

and anatomical function of each tooth, and the features of permanent and primary teeth. This course is taught at the in-depth level.

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DENT 144

DENT 147

Microbiology

Embryology and History

In this course of study, the student learns to

In this course of study, the student learns to

define and describe pathogenic microorganisms,

describe the prenatal growth and development

including bacteria, protozoa, viruses, rickettsiae,

process of the face, teeth and oral cavity. Students

yeasts, molds, and aerobic and anaerobic bacteria.

also learn to identify the time table for eruption,

This course is taught in conjunction with DENT

shedding dates, and the structure and function

133. This course is taught at the familiarity level.

of tissues and cells. This course is taught at the familiarity level.

DENT 145 Anatomy and Physiology

DENT 148 Psychology

functions and locations of the major body systems

In this course of study, the student learns to

including the skeletal, nervous, endocrine,

understand patient needs including how and

reproductive, muscular, respiratory, and skeletal

why people act and think the way they do and

systems. The student also learns body planes,

how the dental assistant can help to encourage

directional terms, composition of bone, and types

positive dental attitudes, and conflict resolution

of joints. This course is taught at the familiarity

skills. Students learn to communicate effectively

level.

including verbal and non-verbal communication, listening skills, transmission of information,

DENT 146

and how to evaluate the communication that is

Oral Pathology

received. Students also learn concepts of culture, ethnicity, and race, including cultural biases.

In this course of study, the student learns to

The science of psychology, the science of the

define and identify types of oral lesions, warning

mind, mental processes, feelings, and desires

signs, how to prevent, and prognosis of cancers,

are also discussed. This course is taught at the

categories of diagnostic information, and to

familiarity level.

identify lesions. Successful students receive a 7-hour HIV/AIDS certificate. Students learn to

DENT 149

describe conditions and disorders that affect

Pharmacology and Theraputics

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In this course of study, the student learns the

the oral cavity. Students also learn to recognize abnormal conditions and identify pathological

In this course of study, the student learns the

conditions, and how these conditions could affect

principles of pharmacology, terminology related

the health of the patient. This course is taught at

to drugs and drug use, and to identify the routes

the familiarity level.

of administration. Students learn the classification of drugs, types of drugs, drug reference materials, and parts and use of prescriptions. This course is taught at the familiarity level.

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technique and take bitewings, periapicals,

Preventive Dentistry

occlusal and panographic films in conventional and/or digital processes. Aseptic techniques

In this course of study, the student receives a

and professionalism are evaluated. This course is

thorough insight into preventive dentistry, the

taught at the in-depth level.

importance of good oral hygiene, how to promote preventive dentistry in the office, and procedures

DENT 155

to control the patient’s dental health. Students give

Radiology III

preventive oral hygiene instructions. The student also obtains and understanding of nutrition as it

This course provides information and practicum

relates to the patient’s medical and dental health.

in placing, exposing, processing, mounting, and

This course is taught at the in-depth level.

evaluating radiographs on patients. Students

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expose radiographs using the paralleling DENT 152

technique and take bitewings, periapicals, occlusal

Nutrition

and panographic films in conventional and/or digital processes. Students are required to take

This course of study, the student obtains an

patient films in the facility clinic before exposing

understanding of nutrition as it relates to the

them in the dental office. Aseptic techniques

patient’s medical and dental health. Students give

and professionalism are evaluated. This course is

nutritional counseling to patients based on the

taught at the in-depth level.

new USDA Food Pyramid. This course is taught at the familiarity level.

DENT 156 Radiology IV

DENT 153 Radiology I

This course provides information and practicum in placing, exposing, processing, mounting, and

This course includes radiation, physics, hygiene and

evaluating radiographs on patients. Students

safety/aseptic technique information. It provides

expose radiographs using the paralleling

information in exposing diagnostic radiographs

technique and take bitewings, periapicals, occlusal

using the paralleling and bisecting techniques

and panographic films in conventional and/or

and occlusal films, as well as panoramic and

digital processes. Students are required to take

digital radiographs. Maintaining x-ray equipment,

patient films in the facility clinic before exposing

processing, mounting and evaluating radiographs

them in the dental office. Aseptic techniques

is taught. This course is taught at the in-depth

and professionalism are evaluated. This course is

level.

taught at the in-depth level.

DENT 154 Radiology II This course provides information and practicum in placing, exposing, processing, mounting, and evaluating radiographs on manikins (DXTTR units). Student expose radiographs using the paralleling 312

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DENT 171

DENT 193

Communications

Internship II

In this course of study, the student receives

In this course of study, the student completes

an understanding of written communication

the Internship requirements by working in a

including, but not limited to, word choices,

general dental office. The student applies basic

punctuation and spelling, verbal and nonverbal

chairside procedures and expanded functions

communication, and listening skills.

legal to perform by a Dental Assistant in the State of Washington.

DENT 181 Human Relations

DENT 194 Internship III

In this course of study, the student receives In this course of study, the student completes the

skills with human-relations competencies, find

Internship requirements by working in a general

greater on-the-job happiness, contribute more to

dental office. The student applies basic chairside

the productivity of the office, and have a more

procedures and expanded functions legal to

successful, rewarding career. Students learn skills

perform by a Dental Assistant in the State of

to help develop self-esteem, assertiveness and

Washington.

tact, office interaction, professional attitudes, cultural diversity, and how to recognize and react

DFT 101

to sexual harassment.

Introduction to Drafting

DENT 191

This course is an introduction to the drafter’s

Job Seeking Skills

role in industry.

Course topics include the

fundamentals of manual drafting such as linework In this course of study, students gain experience

and lettering, scales, geometric construction,

in writing a personal resume, filling out job

dimensional layout lead grades and the use of

applications, learning job search techniques and

related drafting tools.

job interview techniques. Students also integrate information in order to achieve goals and

DFT 106

gather information to participate effectively in a

Mechanical Drafting

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an understanding of how to balance technical

diverse society. Students learn orthographic projection, auxiliary DENT 192

views, and section views. The class also covers

Internship I

dimensioning machined parts sheet selection and title block creation. This course is a continuation

In this course of study, the student completes the

of DFT 101, Introduction to Drafting.

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DFT 121

Introduction to Solid Works

Introduction to Architectural Drafting

This course provides a thorough introduction to

Students are instructed in architectural drafting

the applications and uses of Solid Works in the

including drafting techniques, floor, framing and

manufacturing environment including detail and

site plans, elevations, sections, basic mechanical

assemblies.Students learn configuration and

(electrical), schedules and specifications, and

command structure pull down menus and special

building codes.

access commands. DFT 124 DFT 113

Pictorial Drawing

Introduction to Computer Aided Design

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Students learn techniques of Technical Illustration This course provides a thorough introduction

applicable to preparation of manuals and other

to the applications and uses of AutoCAD in the

engineering support documentation. Topics

industrial manufacturing environment. Students

include line illustration, pictorial illustration,

learn PC workstation components, configuration

dimetric, trimetric and perspective drawings.

and command structure, pull down menus and special access commands, geometric construction,

DFT 128

dimensioning, and drawing editing.

Civil Design

DFT 115

This class acquaints students with the basics of

Structural Detailing

site plan layout using Civil 3D. Students learn how to draft plan and profile, topographical maps, and

Course content introduces the students to

other survey/civil drawings.

commercial grade construction practices and materials. This class also focuses on rigid frame

DFT 132

construction using heavy duty steel, wood

Document Control

laminates, and reinforced concrete wall and floor systems.

Students determine the current status and location of any given drawing. Course content includes

DFT 117

the handling and storage of drawing originals,

Architectural Computer Aided Drafting

methods of filing and number allocation, types of reproduction and distribution, and drawing

This class provides an introduction to the use of

changes of both hard copy and electronic files.

Revit Architecture, including the production of floor,framing and site plans, elevations, sections,

DFT 154

basic electrical, window and door schedules,

Software Applications for Drafters

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for writing printed materials, and basic page

DFT 201

layout. Students learn the process of creating a

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

working schedule for production drawings. This course further develops the concepts of DFT 171

geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and

Oral Communications for Drafting

related practices used on engineering drawings with emphasis placed on applied design,

Students learn the dynamics of personal

production standards and interchangeability.

communications, presentation techniques and DFT 202

class presentation using media.

Flat Pattern Development

DFT 173

This class explores sheet metal fabrication

Technical Writing for Drafting

practices and metal forming design standards. Subjects include minimum bend radii, set backs,

Students learn grammar, punctuation, and

bend reliefs and minimum edge margins.

concepts of usage and style applied to the preparation of written documents used in the

DFT 206

drafting profession. Students also prepare and

Advanced Mechanical Drafting

edit technical material using word processing software.

Students learn to create production drawings including parts lists for detail, assembly, and

DFT 183

installation drawings. Drawing notations, special

Business Leadership for Drafting

labeling and assembly notes and fastener systems are also covered. This course is a continuation of

This class introduces students to concepts of

DFT 106, Mechanical Drafting.

professionalism and ethics, conflict resolution techniques, and management procedures as

DFT 213

applied to practical workplace situations.

Advanced CAD

DFT 185

Course content includes 3-D construction from

Job Readiness

two dimensional profiles. Other topics include

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presentation media. Students prepare a short in

multi-view setup, inserting blocks and external This course prepares students to seek and obtain

referencing.

employment by providing instruction in job search strategies, resume writing, interview skills, and

DFT 294

career planning. Students are also instructed in

Cooperative Education/Internship

employability traits such as work ethics, personal appearance and grooming, punctuality, and

This course provides the option of cooperative/

corporate citizenship.

internship training in Drafting, within the prescribed hours of the student’s program of study. Instructor approval is required, and the experience can be either paid or unpaid.

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DFT 295

DFTS 118

Engineering Design Technical Summer Practicum

AutoCAD® – Level III

This lab course is based on knowledge gained

Customize AutoCAD to improve and optimize

in the first three quarters of the program. The

your system for peak performance as a designer

students work on longer projects in mechanical,

or drafter. Learn to simplify keyboard input, write

and architectural utilizing drafting and CAD skills.

macros and simple LISP routines, and create template files. Learn to customize menus and

DFTS 114

AutoCAD functions for increased productivity,

AutoCAD® – Level I

and importing and exporting other files. Text,

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notebook, and disk required. Prerequisite: DFTS An introductory class to AutoCAD that equips

116 or equivalent experience. RTC is a Premier

the user to use AutoCAD on a basic level. The

Authorized Training Center for Autodesk®, Inc.

students learn the basic principles of the user interface, drawing setup procedures, function

DFTS 135

keys, basic 2D drawing creation commands,

Sketch-Up Basics

file management commands, layers, inquiring about drawing information, introduction to block

SketchUp is a 3D software tool that is very helpful

creation, hatching, introduction to dimensioning

in the initial stages of architectural (or interior)

techniques, object snaps, commands for object

design. Using a very intuitive set of commands,

viewing, basic editing techniques, and text

you can visualize shapes and volumes in the

annotations. RTC is a Premier Authorized Training

computer. This course introduces the student

Center for Autodesk, Inc.

to the commands and features of the SketchUp software and how they apply in the architectural

DFTS 116

or interior design fields.

AutoCAD® – Level II DFTS 136 A second level AutoCAD course that takes

Revit Architecture Fundamentals

the user into intermediate AutoCAD functions and concepts. Topics covered include: CAD

This course is designed for new users of Revit

s t a n d a rd s , c re a t i n g a n d e d i t i n g B l o c k s ,

Architecture, a powerful Building Information

Attributes, Dimensioning concepts, Paper Space,

Modeling (BIM) program From preliminary

Model Space, Layouts, External References,

Design through Design Development, and into

DesignCenter, Geometric calculator, Properties

Construction Documents, students learn how

Windows, Options Dialog Box, Grips, basic plotting

the program streamlines the design process

techniques in model space and paperspace

with a central 3D model. The objective of the

layouts, and plot style tables. Prerequisite: DFTS

course is to enable students to create full 3D

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architectural project models and set them up in

Authorized Training Center for Autodesk, Inc.

working drawings. No previous CAD experience is necessary; however, architectural design, drafting or engineering experience is highly recommended. Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (XP, Win7, or Win8). (Note for architects: program

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number LRA2013, 32 LU hrs, non HSW).

EDUC& 115 Child Development

DFTS 137 Revit Architecture Advanced

B u i l d a f u n c t i o n a l u n d e r st a n d i n g o f t h e foundation of child development, prenatal to

This course builds upon the Revit Architecture

early adolescence. Focus on the physical, social,

Essentials class and students learn advanced

emotional, and cognitive development of children,

techniques for creating complex designs and

reflective of cross cultural and global perspectives.

professional looking renderings, creating and

Develop skills in observing and documenting

customizing objects, and collaborating on designs

child growth and development identify theory in

with other team members using Autodesk

practice, and critical reflection of assumptions.

Architecture. Other topics include phasing and ECED& 107

ODBC database export. Prerequisite: DFTS 136

Health, Safety and Nutrition

or instructor permission. (Note for architects: program number MRA011, 24 LU hrs, non HSW).

Develop knowledge and skills to ensure good health, nutrition, and safety of children in group

DFTS 140

care and education programs. Recognize the

Programming for AutoCAD

signs of abuse and neglect, responsibilities for mandated reporting, and available community

This hands-on class focuses on VBA and ADO.

resources.

The students use VBA to create and manipulate the AutoCADâ database, also use ADO to

ECC 120

connect the desktop databases to AutoCAD.

Culture and Diversity

Prerequisite: DFTS 118, AutoCAD® – Level III, and some programming experience with Visual Basic.

In this Human Relations course, students examine

RTC is a Premier Authorized Training Center for

biases in our communities and how these biases

Autodesk®, Inc.

affect young children and the development of positive self-esteem. Techniques, principles, and

ECED& 105

methodology used in “Anti-Bias Curriculum”

Introduction to Early Childhood

text are discussed, and students recreate their

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design options, running interface checks, and

curriculum and environment to reflect anti-bias Overview of the foundations of early childhood

and culturally relevant principles in their setting

education. Examine theories defining the field,

in relation to specific groups of children and

issues and trends, best practices, and program

families served.

models. Observe children, professionals, and programs in action.

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ECC 192

ECC 202

Practicum II

Technology for Teachers

This second quarter practicum experience will

This introductory course introduces students the

continue to build on knowledge and information

basic operations of Microsoft Windows products.

covered during first quarter, and includes an

Students learn the basics of Word, PowerPoint

on-going discussion supporting multi-cultural

and Publisher, and to create, save and attach

and anti-bias approaches. Emphasis is placed

email documents to use in their Early Childhood

on preparing and evaluating a culturally diverse

settings.

and developmentally appropriate learning environment, maintaining health, safety and

ECC 290 IV

nutrition standards, and implementing diverse

Practicum IV

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learning activities for music and movement. Students discuss and evaluate workplace

This final practicum requires students to practice

competencies, job skills, and ethics necessary

and implement effective cultural communication

for success.

techniques and strategies to support families from diverse backgrounds. Students focus on

ECC 185

implementing a multi-cultural and anti-bias

Curriculum Development II

approaches to early childhood curriculum in their programs. Outcomes/competencies are based on

Scaffold observational and planning skills to

the Washington State Skill Standards.

create curriculum that is culturally sensitive and inclusive, and then prepares children (0-8 years)

ECCS 201

for success in school.

Management of Child Care Programs Working with Adults

ECC 193 Intro to Curriculum

This class is designed to enhance knowledge and skills in managing and developing staff

This third quarter practicum continues to

members and teams. Focus is on successful staff

reinforce diversity principles discussed during

recruitment, selection, orientation, supervision,

the first two quarters. Students discuss culturally

and training. Find out how to identify staff training

relevant positive guidance techniques, observing

needs, understand how adults learn, and design

and recording children’s behaviors and ways

and deliver training. This course meets the STARS

to support families and children from diverse

requirement for coursework on teaching adults.

backgrounds. By the end of this quarter, students are able to develop and implement curriculum

ECCS 203

activities and ideas for math and science, creative

Management of Child Care Programs

art, and stories and literature to create a child-

Managing Quality Programs

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explores tools that deepen child development

ECCS 207

knowledge and how to apply it in daily teaching.

Children with Special Needs Creating

Learn to successfully manage diversity, recognize

an Inclusive Classroom

different communication styles, and how to negotiate conflict. Become skilled at the

Learn about activities and implementation of

basics of program observation, evaluation, and

strategies to support special needs children in an

accreditation. This course meets the on-going

inclusive early education environment. Gain skills

annual STARS requirement.

and techniques for creating an environment that supports learning for all children.(40 hours of

ECCS 204

lecture plus a variety of classroom activities and

Management of Child Care Programs-

20 hours of onsite support).

Financial Management ECED& 120 Practicum Nurturing Relationships

childhood/school age professional seeking to increase their administrative knowledge and

Apply theories of best practice in an early

skills in budgeting and financial management.

learning setting. Focus on developing supportive

Learn how to develop and analyze a program

relationships while keeping children healthy

budget. Gain knowledge on how to access grants,

and safe.

foundation gifts, and government monies to support the program. Find out how to manage

ECED& 130

daily risks to enhance your childcare’s long-term

Guiding Behavior

financial health. This course focuses on examining marketing strategies and exploring tools for

Examine the principles and theories promoting

managing your budget. This course meets the on-

social competence in young children and

going annual STARS requirement.

creating safe learning environments. Develop skills promoting effective interactions, providing

ECCS 206

positive individual guidance, and enhancing group

Children with Special Needs Behavior

experiences.

Management

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This interactive class is designed for the early

ECED& 132 Participants learn how to identify and modify the

Nurturing Care: Infants and Toddlers

most common hurtful behaviors of preschool age children and create a plan to implement effective

Examine the unique developmental needs of

strategies for guiding positive social behaviors.

infants and toddlers. Study the role of the caregiver,

Students will gain valuable working knowledge of

relationships with families, developmentally

resources available in our communities. (40 hours

appropriate practices, nurturing environments for

of lecture plus a variety of classroom activities

infants and toddlers, and culturally relevant care.

and 20 hours of onsite support).

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ECED& 160

ECED& 190

Curriculum Development

Observations and Assessments

Investigate learning theory, program planning,

Collect and record observation of and assessment

and tools for curriculum development promoting

data in order to plan for and support the child,

language, fine/gross motor, social-emotional,

the family, the group and the community. Practice

cognitive and creative skills and growth in young

reflection techniques, summarizing conclusions

children (birth-age 8).

and communicating findings.

ECED& 170

EDUC& 203

Environments for Young Children

Exceptional Child

This course focuses on ways to arrange the

A comprehensive introduction to the field of

physical classroom environment to provide

special needs children and their families, including

optimum-learning opportunities for young

an examination of legislative action, Individualized

children physically, cognitively, socially, and

E d u c a t i o n P ro g ra m ( I E P ) , h a n d i c a p p i n g

emotionally. Students explore diverse types of

conditions, child abuse, drug and alcohol effects,

learning centers to establish an early childhood

and socioeconomic, societal, and cultural factors

setting and culturally relevant materials to

that affect family functioning.

provide. They practice techniques and strategies to complete recorded observations of young

EDUC& 150

children. Students then use this information as a

Child, Family & Community

tool for planning curriculum and activities that are child-centered; lesson plans that reflect individual

Integrate the family and community contexts

needs, and daily schedules that are culturally

in which a child develops. Explore cultures and

diverse and age appropriate.

demographics of families in society, community resources, strategies for involving families in the

ECED& 180

education of their child, and tools for effective

Language and Literacy Development

communication.

Develop teaching strategies for language

EETS 117

acquisition and literacy skill development at each

Special Electronics Devices

developmental stage (birth-age 8) through the four interrelated areas of speaking, listening, writing, and reading.

This electronics class covers specific analog and digital circuits most commonly encountered in industrial applications. An overview of Boolean logic is also included. Prerequisite: ESTS 110 Basic Electronics I with a grade of 2.0 or better or instructor permission.

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ESTS 122

ELECS 115

Programmable Logic Controllers

Basic Electricity (Plant & Machine Maintenance Electrical I)

This course covers applications and programming of programmable logic controllers, and explores

Designed for plant and machine maintenance

theory, applications and trouble shooting of ladder

trainees, instruction includes electron theory and

logic systems and relay controls. Successful

electrical current areas. Textbook and calculator

completion of EETS 231 Microcontrollers with a

required.

grade of 2.0 or better or instructor permission. ELECS 116 EETS 157

Plant & Machine Maintenance Electrical II

Robotic Systems This theoretical course is designed for plant and machine maintenance trainees. Basic theory and

concepts of robots in an industrial setting. Lab

application areas include continuation of theory

assignments will include programming and

on DC and AC circuits and introduction to complex

troubleshooting practice using a mechatronics

AC circuits. Other areas covered are basic laws and

system. Prerequisite: Successful completion ESTS

formulae, resistive, inductive, and capacitive loads

122 Programmable Logic Controllers with a grade

and calculations, power and power factor, self

of 2.0 or better or instructor permission.

and mutual inductance, transformers, batteries, AC and DC generator/alternators, AC and DC

EETS 253

motors, control circuits, test instruments, circuit

Microprocessors Controllers

diagrams, pilot devices, single and three phase circuits, maintenance issues, and safety. Textbook

An introduction to microcontroller theory,

is required. Prerequisite: Basic Electricity or

concepts, and applications. This course examines

instructor approval.

the Motorola 68HC11 and Intel 8051 series of microcontrollers with a view toward assembly

ELECS 117

language programming, device architecture, and

Plant & Machine Maintenance Electrical III

interfacing. At the conclusion of this course, students have gained a practical understanding of

This theoretical course is designed for plant and

single board computer subsystems and embedded

machine maintenance trainees. Basic theory

controllers. An understanding of digital logic and

areas include DC and AC solid state motor

knowledge of computer numbering systems or

controls and static input/output devices and

equivalent experience is strongly recommended.

closed loop regulation concepts. Other areas

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The student will be introduced to the foundational

covered include test equipment for advanced trouble shooting, circuit analysis, schematic analysis and basic introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers and their application to motor control. Textbook and calculator are required. This course is pending approval by the Department of Labor and Industries’ Electrical Section to hours of continuing education (Industry Related) for RTC.edu

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electricians. Prerequisite: Electrical II or instructor

ESTS 110

approval.

Basic Electronics I

ELECS 118

This course is an introduction to DC and AC

Plant & Machine Maintenance Electrical IV

electrical concepts, electronic devices and circuit

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basics. Topics covered are: DC series and parallel This course builds on and applies theories first

resistive circuits, circuit theorems, capacitors,

introduced in electrical courses I, II, and III. The

inductors, RC circuits, electromagnetism,

course includes theory and hands-on labs with

transformers, reactance, impedance, resonance.

major emphasis on troubleshooting. The use

Lab work reinforces the lecture material and

of advanced digital multimeter techniques is

presents test equipment basics. Experiments

highlighted. Prerequisite: Electrical III or instructor

provide hands-on experience through circuit

approval.

bread boarding and testing, use of meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes and function generators.

ELECS 232 Basic HVAC & Refrigeration Systems

ESTS 112 Basic Electronics III

Students learn the theory of mechanical refrigeration and its various applications. Course

This course covers Combinational and Sequential

work helps prepare students for the City of Seattle

Digital logic, devices and circuit applications. It

Refrigeration Operator’s License. It is suggested

begins with number systems, basic logic gates,

students also take ELECS 234. Textbook is

programmable logic and code converters,

required.

multiplexers and demultiplexers. The later part of the course covers Flip-Flops and Registers,

ELECS 234

Counter Circuits, Shift Registers, multivibrators,

Basic HVAC & Refrigeration Electrical Schematics

Analog to Digital and Digital to Analog devices and circuits. Lab work reinforces the lecture topics

Students learn electrical components and wiring

and provides hands-on experience through circuit

layouts commonly found in HVAC and refrigeration

bread boarding and testing, and comprehensive

systems, and a practical foundation in electrical

use of meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes

theory to aid in troubleshooting and diagnosis.

and function generators. Prerequisite: ESTS

Textbook is required. This course is approved by

111 or equivalent knowledge and permission of

the Department of Labor and Industries’ Electrical

instructor.

Section to satisfy 12 hours of continuing education (Industry Related) for electricians and 16 hours of

ESTS 122

basic classroom training for trainee card holders.

Programmable Logic Controllers PLC

Prerequisite: ELECS 232, or concurrent enrollment. This course covers applications and programming of programmable logic controllers, and explores theory, applications, and troubleshooting of ladder logic systems and relay controls.

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FAS 101

diagnosis and scan tool usage. Students prepare

Safety and Environmental Issues

for ASE certification in Electrical / Electronic Systems (A6).

This course prepares students in the proper safety procedures and usage of shop equipment

FAS 118

and chemicals, as well as identification, handling,

Brake Systems

storage, and disposal of hazardous automotive waste products through web-based classroom

This course prepares students for Ford Motor

and lab instruction.

Company Service Technician Specialty Training certification in specialty 38, Brake System Repair.

FAS 111

Students learn basic brake and anti-lock system

Pre-Delivery Inspection Service

theory, application, diagnosis and repair based on Ford/NATEF competencies through webbased classroom, and lab instruction. Students

automotive pre-delivery inspection to Ford

learn on-car machining, brake service and antilock

standards using a Pre-Delivery Service Record

repair. Students prepare for ASE certification in

checklist, through web-based classroom and lab

Brakes (A5).

instruction FAS 119 FAS 112

Steering & Suspension Systems

Basic Shop Skills This course prepares students for Ford Motor This course prepares students in basic shop skills

Company Service Technician Specialty certification

such as: using hand tools, measuring devices,

in specialty 33, Steering and Suspension System

automotive shop equipment, tire service, fastener

Repair. Students learn steering and suspension

application, and basic welding operations.

theory, application, diagnosis and repair based on

Students learn navigation of electronic service

Ford / NATEF competencies through web-based

information and written publications.

classroom and lab instruction. Topics include: steering/suspension diagnosis and service,

FAS 115

multiplexed steering and suspension service,

Electrical/Electronic Systems

wheel alignment and wheel service. Students

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This course prepares students to perform

prepare for ASE certification in Suspension & This course prepares students for Ford Motor

Steering (A4).

Company Service Technician Specialty Training certification in specialty 34, Automotive

FAS 120

Electrical /Electronic System Repair. Students

Engine Repair

learn electrical / electronic theory, application, diagnosis and repair based on Ford / NATEF

This course prepares students for Ford Motor

competencies through web-based, classroom

Company Service Technician Specialty Training

and lab instruction. Topics include: Battery,

certification in specialty 32, Gasoline Engine

starting and charging system service, lighting

Repair. This course covers engine theory,

system repair, automotive accessory diagnosis,

operation and diagnosis, disassembly, inspection,

electrical, electronic and multiplex system

component measurement and reassembly

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techniques of gasoline and diesel engines

FAS 191

based on Ford / NATEF competencies through

Cooperative Training I Part A

web-based classroom and lab instruction. Students prepare for ASE certification in Engine

Students work in the dealership developing

Repair (A1).

competencies covered in Safety and Environmental Issues, Basic Shop Skills, Electrical/Electronic

FAS 123

Systems and Pre-Delivery Inspection courses.

Diesel Fundamentals FAS 192 This course prepares students for Ford Motor

Cooperative Training I Part B

Company Service Technician Specialty Training

Continuation of FAS 192,

certification in specialty 51, Diesel Engine

Cooperative Training I Part A.

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Performance, and specialty 52, Diesel Engine Repair through web-based classroom and lab

FAS 193

instruction. Students learn basic diesel operation,

Cooperative Training II

as well as proper use of special diesel diagnostic tools and equipment.

Students work in the dealership developing competencies in brake systems and steering and

FAS 124

suspension systems.

Climate Control Systems FAS 216 This course prepares students for Ford Motor

Manual Transmissions and Drivetrains

Company Service Technician Specialty Training certification in specialty 35, Climate Control

Th i s co u r s e p re p a re s s t u d e n t s f o r Fo rd

Systems. Students learn climate control theory,

Motor Company Service Technician Specialty

application, diagnosis and repair based on

Training certification in specialty 36, Manual

Ford / NATEF competencies through web-

Transmission and Drivetrain Repair. Students

based, classroom and lab instruction. Students

learn manual transmission and drivetrain repair

perform refrigerant recovery and recycling

theory, application, diagnosis and repair based

per EPA regulations and prepare for EPA

on Ford / NATEF competencies through web-

recycling certification. Students prepare for ASE

based classroom, and lab instruction. Topics

certification in Heating / Air Conditioning (A7).

include: noise, vibration and harshness diagnosis, differential overhaul, driveline service, manual

FAS 171

transmission, and transfer case overhaul. Students

Written Communications

prepare for ASE certification in Manual Drivetrain & Axles (A3).

Students develop writing skills to describe repairs, repair procedures, and suggestions for further

FAS 217

maintenance. Students learn to prepare a cover

Automatic Transmissions

letter and resume for employment opportunities. Th i s co u r s e p re p a re s s t u d e n t s f o r Fo rd Motor Company Service Technician Specialty Training certification in specialty 37, Automatic 324

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Transmission Repair. Students learn automatic

FAS 282

transmission theory, application, diagnosis,

Human Relations/Workplace Skills

repair, and overhaul based on Ford / NATEF Students learn to develop professional workplace

and lab instruction. Students prepare for ASE

skills. Topics include: Understanding human

certification in Automatic Transmission &

relations, relationship with others, team building,

Transaxle (A2).

cultural diversity, and goal setting.

FAS 223

FAS 294

Engine Performance

Cooperative Training III

This course prepares students for Ford Motor

The student works in the dealership developing

Company Service Technician Specialty Training

competencies in engine repair, diesel fundamentals

certification in specialty 31, Gasoline Engine

and climate control systems.

Performance. Students learn engine performance theory, application and diagnosis of ignition,

FAS 295

fuel, emissions and on board diagnostic systems

Cooperative Training IV

based on Ford / NATEF competencies through web-based classroom and lab instruction.

The student works in the dealership developing

Students prepare for ASE certification in Engine

competencies in manual transmission and

Performance (A8).

drivetrain and automatic transmissions.

FAS 227

FAS 296

Emission Certification

Cooperative Training V Part A

Students learn to diagnose and repair emissions

Students work in the dealership developing

failure vehicles based on State of Washington,

competencies in engine performance, and

Department of Ecology (WSDOE) standards

emissions certification.

through web-based, classroom and hands-on lab instruction in a live work environment Topics

FAS 297

include: exhaust analysis, computer scan diagnosis

Cooperative Training V Part B

and repair, lab scope diagnosis and repair, on-

Continuation of FAS 296,

board diagnostic system II (OBDII) diagnosis

Cooperative Training V Part A.

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competencies through web-based classroom

and repair, testing methods and methodology, and the laws, rules and regulations governing

FLAG 101

emission testing in Washington. Students prepare

Flagger Training

for WSDOE Authorized Emission Specialist II certification.

This course offers training and state certification in flagging, traffic control and safety. Students learn hand signals and the correct procedures for placing cones and signs. A high level of safety is stressed in this class. Upon successful completion, participants receive a picture ID card with

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certification valid for three years. Fee includes

skills, information literacy, math, human relations,

textbook and all materials. Students MUST be at

introduction to medical terminology, and verbal

least 18 years of age.

and written communication skills.

HCPCS 102

HLTH 105

Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR and AED

Medical Terminology

This course covers adult, child and infant CPR.

Introduction to word origin and medical

Students practice caring for person with foreign

terminology relating to body structure, cells and

body airway obstruction (FBAO), pocket mask,

organs, disease, surgery, diagnosis, and treatment.

bag valve mask, personal barriers techniques and

Also includes introduction to basic anatomy.

use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Purchase class materials in RTC Bookstore prior

The course teaches to effectively recognize and

to class.

treat in critical minutes until Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrive. Topics include: general

INDS 101

first aid principles, medical emergencies, injury,

First Aid/CPR and AED

environmental emergencies, and bloodborne pathogens. This course is approved by OSHA,

Teaches to effectively recognize and treat in the

WISHA (Labor and Industries) for healthcare

critical minutes until Emergency Medical Service

providers: physicians, nurses, physical therapists,

(EMS) arrive. Includes general principles of first

dental office and assisted living providers. An

aid, medical emergencies, injury emergencies,

AHA card will be issued upon the successful

environmental emergencies, blood borne

completion of a written exam and skills evaluation.

pathogens and safety precautions.

Upon

completion of written exam and skills evaluation HLTH 100

AHA card issued. This course is approved by an

Tools for Succes

OSHA, WISHA (Labor and Industries).

This course is designed to enhance learning

INTP 101

skills for successful completion in the Nursing

Introduction to Language Interpreting

Assistant program. The areas covered in this course are study habits, life skills, information

This course, intended to serve as an orientation

literacy, math, human relations, introduction to

to interpreting as a career, outlines the role

medical terminology, and verbal and written

and responsibilities of interpreters, the various

communication skills. Also included is First Aid

environments in which they work, and the impact

and Healthcare Provider Level “C� CPR training.

of culture on interpreting.

HLTH 101

INTP 105

Allied Health for Success

Ethics

This course is designed to enhance learning skills

This course, intended for those pursuing a career

in advance of entry into many of the allied health

in interpreting, is an exploration of the ethics,

programs for more successful completion. The

protocols, and legal aspects of interpreting,

areas covered in this course are study habits, life

including certification requirements.

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INTP 197

Technical Skills

Practicum

In this course students learn to use computer

In this capstone course students identify and

applications to support their work as language

complete an internship experience in language

interpreters. Included is applied instruction

interpreting that matches both the outcomes

in the basics of integrated office computing

of the language interpreter program and the

applications including word processing, calendar

student’s interests for practice with a particular

and contacts management, and the internet (web

setting and community. While practicing the skills

and e-mail). Students create documents and

of a language interpreter in a work-based setting,

billings, communicate electronically, use search

the student integrates both the interpreting and

features for mapping and routing, use search for

business practices outcomes of the program. A

support of interpretation functions, manage client

weekly seminar with other internship participants

and site information, and keep business logs and

is a part of this course.

appointments. While not intended for general preparation in advanced office skills, this course

INTP 198

develops broad proficiency at a level to support

Seminar

the integrated business practices for a career in language interpreting.

This seminar is linked with the practicum to complete the capstone course and to help

INTP 150

students prepare for interpreting examinations.

Career Management INTP 205 Students are introduced to the practical skills and

Vocabulary Integration

techniques for entering the world of professional employment. Participants experience strategies

This course helps students develop skills in

for ongoing career planning as well as strategies

interpreting using specialized vocabulary.

to increase workplace effectiveness.

Student use prior vocabulary and build bilingual vocabulary and research skills in order to expand

INTP 155

that vocabulary to adapt to a variety of work

Business Practice

situations.

Because interpreters are often individual

INTP 211

contractors, this class introduces the basic

Interpreting Skills I

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INTP 120

concepts needed to operate a small business, including financial literacy, contract review,

Designed for the bilingual, interpreting can offer a

customer assessment, effective communication,

new range of career choices. This course teaches

telephone skills, and serving customers within a

techniques on how to effectively communicate

diverse environment.

messages from one language to another while preserving meaning across language boundaries. Emphasis is placed on developing consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, as well as sight interpreting skills

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INTP 212

LGL 108

Interpreting Skills II

Law Office Procedures II

This course expands on the topics covered in INTP

Students learn procedures for effectively

211, Interpreting Skills I. It provides an in depth

managing time, prioritizing tasks, and calendaring

look at medical, social and legal interpretation.

appointments and case events. Students also

Students practice consecutive, simultaneous,

learn techniques and procedures for handling

and sight interpreting with increasingly complex

telephone and receptionist duties including

and diverse materials. Challenging exercises with

opening and closing client files. Students become

videotaped source materials help the student

familiar with ARMA indexing rules and records

build a solid foundation to enter the world of

management including effectively organizing

professional interpreting. This course combines

and filing paper and electronic files, indexing

theory and practical experience, allowing

pleadings, and handling exhibits.

participants to practice specialized techniques in a variety of settings.

LGL 109 Law Office Procedures II

INTP 213 Interpreting Skills III

Students study the role of the legal secretary and the importance of ethics and client confidentiality

This course further focuses on practical

in today’s law offices. Students study techniques

interpreting, hands-on practicum and necessary

and procedures for managing meetings, making

honing of skills with an emphasis on cross-cultural

travel arrangements, and processing documents

analysis. It includes an analysis of the systems

for mail, facsimile, e-filing, and/or courier

that are typical in the businesses and institutions

transmission. Students also become familiar

where interpreters are commonly utilized.

with time and billing procedures and with office

Students have the benefit of a variety of learning

supplies and equipment such as copiers, scanners

environments, including classroom, laboratory

and facsimile.

and field experience. LGL 110 INTP 245

Family Law and Estate Planning Procedures

Specialized Vocabulary Students

define

terms

and

prepare

LGL 107

correspondence, forms and pleadings related

Legal Resources and Citations

to family law and estate planning. Students also process and finalize those documents in

Students learn the principal sources of law, the

the manner prescribed by Washington law and

structure of the United States court system, and

standard law office practices.

gain familiarity with the court reporters, digests, and reference materials commonly found in a

LGL 112

law office library. Students learn to correctly cite

Litigation Procedures

legal authorities and format pleadings and legal documents.

Students define terms and examine the steps in simple civil and criminal lawsuits. Using mock

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cases, students prepare correspondence, forms,

LGL 139

and pleadings, schedule and calendar events, and

Spreadsheets

perform other routine tasks related to litigation case management.

Students visit a court

in session.

Students learn basic spreadsheet terminology, skills, concepts, and functions to create and format simple worksheets. Students also learn

LGL 113

how to sort data, use formulas, work with ranges,

Business Law Procedures

create charts, use templates, and add clip art to spreadsheets.

Students

define

terms

and

prepare

correspondence, forms, and other documents

LGL 140

related to business law, real estate, and bankruptcy

Technology in the Law Office

procedures. Students also process, finalize and Students examine technologies, software, and

by Washington law and standard law office

practices used in law offices such as case and

practice.

document management tasks, time and billing software, docket/calendar control, and electronic

LGL 136

court filing procedures. Students perform hands-

Legal Internet Applications

on activities using Access to enter data into database tables, create reports and labels, and

Students learn key terminology, concepts, and

perform simple queries. Also, students gain

functions needed to navigate on the Internet

hands-on experience using Outlook for e-mailing,

and to copy and/or hyperlink data between

calendaring, managing tasks, and creating and

the Internet and documents created in other

maintaining contact lists.

programs. Students learn to develop basic search strategies, use web search tools, and evaluate

LGL 142

websites. Students also set up and use an e-mail

Presentation Software

account. Students learn basic presentation software LGL 137

terminology, concepts, and functions to create,

Word Processing

format, and run a slide show. Students learn to

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record those documents in the manner prescribed

add animation, hyperlinks, and to import text S t u d e n t s a p p l y wo r d p r o c e s s i n g s k i l l s ,

from Word into slides. Students also learn how to

concepts, and functions to produce multi-page

create simple organization charts.

correspondence, envelops, labels, pleadings, and various legal documents from rough draft

LGL 150

copy. Students also work with word processing

Legal Keyboarding

features, such as styles, merge, tables, footnotes, to prepare a variety of legal documents and forms.

This one-credit module prepares students to use

Student also learn to automate procedures using

computers in a legal setting by improving existing

macros, autotext, autoformat, and to use Wizards

keyboarding skills through extensive, focused

to create forms, pleadings, and a basic Web page.

practice at a computer keyboard. Speed with accuracy is emphasized and applied to stand

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business documents.

LGLS 101 Business Law Practices and Procedures

LGL 176 Legal Transcription

Students are introduced to basic terminology and procedures related to the three major types

Students learn to transcribe, proofread, and

of business organizations, contract requirements,

finalize correspondence, legal documents and

real estate and bankruptcy.

forms from voice dictation with emphasis on using reference materials to find and correct

LGLS 105

errors, following oral directions and on increasing

Office Procedures in the Legal Office

keyboarding productivity.

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Students develop the necessary skills to provide LGL 180

office support such as processing correspondence

Professionalism in the Legal Office

and documents, time and billing data entry, calendaring and scheduling appointments and

Students explore ways to develop positive

events, telephone and receptionist duties, and

working relationships with co-workers, clients,

managing files and records.

managers and attorneys. Students develop effective listening and problem solving skills in

LGLS 110

order to succeed at work.

Basic Legal Transcription

LGL 192

Students are introduced to using transcription

Job Search

equipment to produce memorandums, letters, legal documents, and pleadings. Students gain

Students examine the role of the successful legal

skill in proofreading for correct grammar, content,

secretary/legal assistant and the importance of

and format.

ethics and client confidentiality in today’s law offices. Students create cover letters and resumes

LGLS 115

and develop job search strategies and interviewing

Litigation and Criminal Law

skills to assist in their placement after training.

Practices and Procedures

Students participate in mock interviews. Students become familiar with the basic principles LGL 194

of tort law and the terminology and procedures

Cooperative Work Experience/Internship

related to the general litigation process from filing the complaint through the appellate

Students who are qualified may participate in

process. Students are also introduced to the

a paid, co-operative work experience or non-

basic terminology and procedures related to

paid internship. Students may gain on-the-job

criminal law.

experience by applying directly to law firms, government agencies, etc. and then working part-time. Students may receive credit for work appropriate to their training.

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LGLS 120

LGLS 140

Communications in the Legal Office

Basic Legal Research

Students develop basic oral and written

Students are introduced to the sources of primary

communication skills necessary to work in today’s

and secondary law such as the state and federal

law offices. Students write emails, informal notes,

statutes, administrative laws, case reporters, and

memorandums and letters. Students also develop

legal finding tools. Students also learn to read

listening skills, skills in following and giving

and case and find law-related information on the

directions, requesting and giving information, and

Internet.

asking questions. MAIN 101 LGLS 125

Basic Cleaning Procedures

Ethics and Professionalism in the Legal Office Students gain an understanding of ethics and

demonstration regarding how to effectively

professionalism in the law office. Human relations

clean and disinfect patient’s rooms, public rest

concepts are introduced to help students gain

rooms, nurses’ stations, utility rooms, hallways,

insights into getting along in the world of work.

and lounges following regulated infection control

Students also develop a plan for continuing

policy and procedures.

professional development, prepare a cover letter and resume, and practice job interviewing

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techniques.

Specialized Cleaning

LGLS 130

This course provides discussion, practice, and

Legal Document Processing

effective communication. Students learn the importance of following safety procedures

Students are introduced to the requirements of

and protocol when cleaning Jacuzzi’s, isoletts,

legal documents and practice producing letters,

bassinettes, labor rooms, labor OR’s, and critical

legal memorandums, pleadings and various

use equipment.

other legal documents. Proofreading skills are emphasized along with practice using special

MAIN 112

word processing features that commonly used in

Human Relations/Employment Skills

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This course provides discussion, practice and

a law office. Provides

discussion

and

practice

in

LGLS 136

communicating effectively with co-workers,

Family Law and Estate Planning Practices

supervisors and the public. Instructs students in the importance of work habits, personal hygiene,

Students are introduced to the basic terminology

and attitude. Provides knowledge and experience

and procedures related to law practices. Students

in interviewing and job search strategies, and

are also introduced to estate planning and probate

opportunity and advancement in the custodial

terminology and procedures.

industry.

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MAIN 114

prefixes. Students are introduced to specific

Safety

terms, word parts, abbreviations and eponyms that pertain to the anatomy and physiology,

Provides knowledge and experience with

procedures and treatments of body systems.

chemical use according to label directions and

Emphasis is placed on accurate spelling and

environmental policy. Also includes training in

pronunciation of terms. Course covers directional

personal safety, public safety, fire safety, and

terms and multiple systems.

procedures and work place security.

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MAP 101L MAIN 116

Medical Terminology Lab I

Basic Cleaning

Lab for MAP 101.

Provides knowledge and experience with different

MAP 102

techniques used in dust and damp mopping,

Introduction to Medical Terminology II

vacuuming, window washing, waste removal, sanitation of restrooms, and shower rooms. Also

Continuing study of selected root prefixes and

includes cleaning routines and organizational

suffixes, and body systems. Emphasis is placed

skills needed to perform basic cleaning.

on medical term building, accurate spelling and pronunciation of terms. Course covers multiple

MAIN 118

systems. Prerequisite: MAP 101 with a 2.0 or higher.

Floor Care MAP 103 Provides knowledge and experience with caring

Pharmacology in Medical Coding

for hard and resilient floor surfaces such as vinyl, terrazzo and concrete flooring surfaces. Also

Introduction

includes proper use of equipment and chemicals.

pharmacological terminology and concepts,

Students will also learn how to develop a floor

drug categories and their uses, mechanisms of

maintenance program.

drug actions and effects, and common generic

to

p h a r m a c o l o g y,

basic

and trade-name medications. This course MAIN 120

gives students the opportunity to reference

Carpet Care

pharmaceutical terms in medical reports and desk reference manuals.

Provides knowledge and experience with caring for carpeted surfaces and upholstery. Also includes

MAP 106

various types of carpet cleaning equipment

Keyboarding I

chemicals of carpet care and identifying the correct cleaning methods used in carpet care.

This course is a developmental keyboarding class. Special attention is given to correct keyboarding

MAP 101

techniques and skill development. The class

Introduction to Medical Terminology

is designed for students building keyboard proficiency. Successful completion of this course

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Course focuses students on building a knowledge

is based on a skill level of 30/wpm with 2 or fewer

foundation of common root words, suffixes and

errors per minute. Students must have an entry

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speed of 20/wpm.

MAP 123 Medical Office Procedures

MAP 107 Keyboarding II

Course covers the customary daily activities of a medical office including: patient registration,

This course introduces production typing;

computerized appointment creation, insurance

students are required to achieve a timing

verification and compliance, chart maintenance,

speed of 50 wpm and a production speed of

filing, and telephone skills, as well as patient

approximately 30 wpm with accuracy. Document

privacy and confidentiality, patient rights, release

production is the main emphasis for this course

of information, informed consents, advance

with instruction on basic business documents as

directives, compliance, fraud and abuse, HIPAA

well as medical documents. This class is designed

and E-Health.

for students who have successfully completed MAP 130

30 wpm.

Basic Health Insurance

MAP 108L

Students become familiar with the health insurance

Computer Applications Lab I

industry, reimbursement methodologies and

Lab I for various computer applications courses.

common billing practices. The course introduces students to proper claim form preparation and

MAP 109L

submission and documentation requirements.

Computer Applications Lab II Lab II for various computer applications courses.

MAP 135 Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement

MAP 110L Computer Applications Lab III

An introduction to medical office reimbursement

Lab III for various computer applications courses.

processes and procedures, this course covers i n s u ra n ce c l a i m s co m p l e t i o n , e l e c t ro n i c

MAP 120

claims submission, health insurance contract

Customer Service and Human

requirements, fraudulent and abusive billing

Relations in a Medical Setting

practices, working with third party payers, and

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MAP 106 with a keyboarding speed of at least

the RBRVS prospective payment system. This Students are introduced to basic human relations

course also introduces electronic health records

theory and skills. Focus is on the importance of

and patient accounting software.

maintaining positive relationships in a professional and diverse workplace and functioning as an

MAP 141

effective member of work teams.

Reimbursement Methodologies Course provides specific instruction focused on the process of billing and reimbursement. Students become familiar with posting accounts payable and receivable, accurately completing manual and electronic claim forms and analyzing

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data from ancillary documents. The course also

other file formats. Prerequisite: MAP 162 with a

provides an overview of the revenue cycle for

2.0 or higher.

the physician office, including electronic health records and patient accounting software.

MAP 190 Job Search

MAP 145 Intermediate Coding I

Course introduces students to the steps

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involved in the job search process. Various skills, Instruction in all aspects of CPT and ICD-10 coding

techniques, and resources for improving job-

for various healthcare settings. Student learn how

hunting effectiveness are reviewed. Students

to translate information provided by a physician

develop resumes and cover letters, interview

into the corresponding medical billing codes. Upon

effectively, assess skills and career objectives, and

successful completion of this course students

manage the search process.

are able to effectively identify, understand, and utilize medical codes as applicable to outpatient

MAP 203

reimbursement.

Pathology I

MAP 145L

An introduction to human disease in terms of

Coding Lab II

body structure, organs and body systems, and

Lab for MAP 145

the cause, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases.

MAP 153 Introduction to Microsoft Office

MAP 205 Pathology II

This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of the Microsoft Office Suite.

Continued study of human disease in terms of

Emphasis is placed on file management, word

body structure, organs and body systems, and

processing, program integration, mail merge and

the cause, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and

basic Outlook features.

treatment of specific diseases. Prerequisite: MAP 203 with a 2.0 or higher.

MAP 155 Introduction to Excel

MAP 205L Pathology Lab

This course is designed to teach introductory

Lab for MAP 205.

elements of Microsoft Excel 2010 with an emphasis on clearly defined projects. This course provides

MAP 210

users with basic Excel skills to solve business

I-10

problems. This course covers the following topics:

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getting started with Excel; creating a workbook

I n t ro d u c t i o n a n d d i s c u ss i o n o f t h e 2 01 4

with formulas; editing workbooks, formulas, and

implementation of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS

cells; formatting a worksheet; creating ranges

coding sets are presented. Industry impacts and

and functions; creating charts and diagrams; and

migration to the electronic health record and I-10

working with templates, large worksheets, and

are discussed.

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MAP 210L

MAP 245L

Coding Lab III

Coding Lab IV

Lab for MAP 210.

Lab for MAP 245.

MAP 215

MAP 260

I-10

Advanced Coding

Students apply codes from ICD-10 manuals and

Advanced aspects of ICD- and CPT coding are

crosswalk to ICD-9, Conversion from the legacy

applied. Focus on application of coding rules

system to ICD 10 discussed as well as electronic

and guidelines are emphasized in this course and

health records and patient accounting software.

coding from chart notes and continue computerassisted coding. Prerequisite: MAP 245 with a 2.0

MAP 241

or higher. MAP 260L

Advanced work on medical reimbursement and

Coding Lab V

billing including chart audits. Emphasis is placed

Lab for MAP 260.

on a variety of health insurances and processing medical claims for payment. Student prepare

MAP 291

appeals in response to medical claim denials and

Clinical Externship

monitor medical claims for payment accuracy, including electronic health records and patient

Students obtain 180 hours of supervised work

accounting software. Prerequisite: MAP 141 with

experience at a medical facility or other instructor

a 2.0 or higher.

approved facility.

MAP 241L

MAPS 103

Reimbursement Lab

Medical Terminology

Lab for MAP 241. Introduction to word origin and medical MAP 245

terminology relating to body structure, cells and

Intermediate Coding II

organs, disease, surgery, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Advanced Reimbursement

Also includes introduction to basic anatomy. Instruction in more comprehensive aspects of CPT

Purchase class materials in RTC Bookstore prior

and ICD-9 coding for various healthcare settings.

to first class. Additional Online Description:

Students learn how to translate information

Ability to access the Internet and basic email.

provided by a physician into the corresponding

Access to Microsoft Office or equivalent or ability

medical billing codes, relate codes through

to download software with instructions. All

medical necessity, utilize CCI edits, and introduce

classes meet online at www.rtc.edu/Programs/

computer-assisted coding. Prerequisite: MAP 145

OnlineCourses. Enroll at least one week prior to

with a 2.0 or higher.

start of class.

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MART 111

course includes practical hands-on diagnosing,

Industrial Direct Current (D-C)

testing, and operations for single phase, including

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single and dual-voltage motors. Prerequisites to This course provides the student with necessary

MART 125 are MART 111, MART 112 and AMATH

knowledge and skills in the understanding of the

171S, AMATH 172S. MART 125 is a prerequisite to

Electron and D-C Theory and electrical circuits as

all laundry, kitchen and refrigeration equipment

related to the appliance field.

courses.

MART 112

MART 136

Industrial Alternating Current (A-C

Water Heaters

This course covers alternating current and the

The course covers the different styles, applications

electrical circuits as they relate to the appliance

and usage of water heaters, and the diagnostic

field. Prerequisite courses are MART 111 and

techniques required to service them.

AMATH 171S. MART 141 MART 120

Waste Disposers & Compactors

Industrial Solid State Electronics - Basics This course covers the necessary requirements Students learn the definitions and functions of

and skills to install, operate, diagnose, and service

basic solid state devices used in this industry.

disposers and compactors.

Students diagnose and service solid-state electronic components as used in the appliance

MART 143

field.

Dishwashers

MART 123

This course covers aspects of detergent, water

Diagnostic Techniques & Test Equipment

conditions, and the machine design for the proper operation of a dishwasher. The student diagnoses

The course covers the proper use of the

and services the machine, including interpretation

different types of test equipment required to

of schematics, cam charts, and electronic cycle

successfully diagnose the appliance electrical

charts. The student learns to instruct the customer

circuits. Prerequisites to MART 123 are MART 111,

on proper usage of the equipment.

MART 112 and AMATH 171S, AMATH 172S. MART 123 is a prerequisite to all laundry, kitchen and

MART 172

refrigeration equipment courses.

Industrial Communications

MART 125

This course is an overview to prepare the student

Electric Motors

with the communicating skills required to relate successfully to the customer, management and

This course covers the theory of operation for

co-workers.

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carbon monoxide.

Human Relations/Leadership MART 217 This courses prepares the student for the

Clothes Dryers

responsibilities of leadership. Emphasis is on the ethics and professionalism to work effectively

This course provides the student with the necessary

with co-workers, employers, and customers.

knowledge skills to properly diagnose and service domestic and commercial gas and electric dryers.

MART 181

Emphasis is on student development of advanced

Industrial Business Procedures

electrical/electronic techniques.

The course covers how appliance service

MART 218

o rg a n i z at i o n s o p e rate w i t h e m p h a s i s o n

Stack Laundry Equipment

systems.

This course is designed to provide the student with the necessary knowledge to properly diagnose

MART 203

and service the stacked automatic washers and

Laundry Theory

dryers that are produced by the major appliance manufacturers.

This course provides the student with a fundamental knowledge of proper laundering

MART 220

techniques and strategies to communicate these

Combination Washer & Dryer

techniques to customers. This course provides the student with the MART 204

necessary knowledge to properly diagnose and

Automatic Washers

service the combination washer & dryer units and the different types of venting systems.

This course provides the student with the necessary knowledge to properly diagnose and

MART 222

service domestic and commercial automatic

Cooking Equipment

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dispatching, routing, billing and parts ordering

washing machines for the major appliance manufacturers. Emphasis is placed on student

This course covers the different styles of domestic

development of advanced electrical/electronic

cooking equipment. Emphasis is on components

diagnostic techniques.

and installation requirements. The student acquires the skills to provide service with the

MART 206

proper test apparatus and advise the customer in

Gas Control Systems

proper use of the equipment. Electrical systems diagnostics is emphasized.

This course provides the student with the necessary knowledge to properly diagnose and service domestic and commercial gas control systems of major appliance manufacturers. Emphasis is on understanding the effects of RTC.edu

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MART 224

and charge refrigeration systems. (Course is

Microwave Ovens

usually taught concurrently with EPA and Brazing)

This course is designed to provide the student with

MART 234

the necessary knowledge and skills to operate,

Domestic Refrigeration Servicing

diagnose and service domestic and commercial microwave ovens.

This course provides necessary skills and troubleshooting knowledge to successfully

MART 226

diagnose, repair and prevent reoccurrence of a

Principles of Thermodynamics

wide variety of domestic refrigeration problems. Emphasis is on electrical skills, techniques, and

This course covers thermodynamic laws, laws

sealed system servicing.

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of temperature and pressure, heat transfer theory and provides the necessary knowledge to

MART 236

diagnose and repair/replace components in the

Light Commercial Refrigeration Servicing

refrigeration sealed system. This course covers the skills and knowledge to MART 228

diagnose service, repair, and perform preventative

EPA Regulations and Refrigerant Recovery

maintenance on light commercial type of refrigeration equipment. Special emphasis is on

This course provides the student with necessary

electrical control systems and induction motors.

knowledge and skills to safely reclaim CFC refrigerants to EPA standards. The student will

MART 238

prepare to pass the EPA Refrigeration Technician

HVAC Systems and Controls

Certification Examination. (This course is usually taught concurrently with Evacuation and Brazing.)

This course provides the necessary knowledge to diagnose and repair light commercial and

MART 230

domestic air conditioners, heat pumps, and

Brazing Principles and Techniques

the related control systems found in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

S t u d e n t s b ra ze fe r ro u s a n d n o n - fe r ro u s refrigeration tubing with silver and phosphorus

MART 243

alloys to appliance and refrigeration industry

Icemaker Equipment

standards. Additional emphasis is on developing the skills to braze aluminum tubing. (Course

This course covers diagnosis and repair of light

is usually taught concurrently with EPA and

commercial and domestic icemakers.

Evacuation.) MART 291 MART 232

Job Search Skills

Refrigeration Evacuation and Charging This provides job search skills with emphasis on

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This course provides the student with the

interviewing techniques and developing behaviors

necessary knowledge and skills to safely evacuate

which result in stable employment and promotion.

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MAST 101

MAST 103

Massage Techniques I

Kinesiology I

Students are introduced to massage therapy

This course of study provides the student with an

by studying the history of massage, hygiene

applicable, working knowledge of the principles

practices, draping, and scope of practice. Students

of movement in the human body. Included is

engage in an in-depth study of the theory, effects,

the study of bones, joints, and muscles of the

endangerments, indications, contraindications

following areas: shoulder girdle, spine, posterior

and practical application of Swedish Massage. The

trunk, abdomen, neck, face and head. Students

course focuses on building strong foundational

develop foundational palpation skills of the above

skills, such as developing palpation skills with

areas and begin to build the knowledge and skills

the ability to accurately assess and positively

to be able to teach their clients how to stretch the

affect tissue. Practitioner self care and proper

muscles of these areas.

Massage Techniques I, II and III. Students will be

MAST 104

introduced to and begin to compare the vast

Pathology I

array of massage modalities. At various times during Massage Techniques I, II and III and Injury

Students receive a thorough introduction to

Evaluation and Treatment I and II instructors will

human disease as it relates to the practice of

teach: Reflexology, Hot Stone Massage, Manual

massage with a focus on contraindications,

Lymphatic Drainage, Hydrotherapy, Integrated

indications, treatment and referral guidelines for

Massage, Myofascial Release (MFR), Deep Tissue

diseases of the integumentary, musculoskeletal,

Massage, Trigger Point Release, Seated Massage,

and circulatory systems. Students study the

Muscle Energy Techniques (MET), Pregnancy

stages of inflammation, a key concept that will

Massage, Sport’s Massage and other non-Swedish

guide students’ clinical reasoning throughout

western techniques. The exact timing varies

much treatment work.

depending on the best approach to teach each particular group of students.

MAST 105 Acupressure and Traditional Asian Medicine

MAST 102 Anatomy & Physiology I

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body mechanics are integrated throughout

This course offers a theoretical and hands-on introduction to various Asian bodywork modalities

This course is designed to give the student

including: acupressure, Shiatsu, seated massage

a working knowledge of the terminology,

utilizing acupressure, Jin shin do, Acutonics

structure and function of the human body, with

and Ohm therapeutics (utilizing tuning forks),

a foundational introduction followed by a focus

massage cupping. Foundational theories covered

on the following systems: integumentary, skeletal,

include: Eight principles (including yin/yang),

muscular and circulatory. This course will explore

Qi, Five elements, and Organ physiology. This

anatomy and physiology’s relevance to massage

course introduces the twelve primary meridians

including how massage affects these systems.

as well as two of the extraordinary vessels: the governing (GOV=DU) and conception (CON=REN) vessels. The study of acupressure points focuses on those points that are most useful for

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massage practitioners.

muscles of the following regions: gluteal, thigh and lower leg, feet, the upper arm and forearm.

MAST 111

Students develop foundational palpation skills of

Massage Techniques II

the above areas and begin to build the knowledge and skills to be able to teach their clients how to

Students are introduced to and begin to compare

stretch the muscles of these areas.

the vast array of massage modalities. At various times during Massage Techniques I, II and III and

MAST 114

Injury Evaluation and Treatment I and II instructors

Pathology II

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will teach: Reflexology, Hot Stone Massage, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Hydrotherapy,

In this course, students receive a thorough

Integrated Massage, Myofascial Release (MFR),

introduction to human disease, with focus on

Deep Tissue Massage (which includes a variety

contraindications, indications, and treatment

of approaches such as pin and stretch, origin

guidelines for pathologies of the central nervous

and insertion technique, and golgi tendon organ

system, the respiratory system, circulatory system

release), Trigger Point Release, Seated Massage,

and digestive system.

Muscle Energy and Techniques (MET), Pregnancy Massage, Sport’s Massage and other non-Swedish

MAST 116

western techniques. The exact timing varies

Injury Evaluation and Treatment I

depending on the best approach to teach each particular group of students.

This course focuses on treatment work. Students gain experience in consultation, postural

MAST 112

assessment. Range of motion testing and specific

Anatomy and Physiology II

treatment approaches to musculoskeletal conditions. Students complete a case study that

This course is designed to give the student

incorporates documentation and billing.

a working knowledge of the terminology, structure and function of the human body, with

MAST 126

a foundational introduction followed by a focus

Injury Evaluation and Treatment II

on the following systems: nervous, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, and endocrine. This course

In this course, students gain experience in

explores anatomy and physiology’s relevance

the assessment of various conditions and the

to massage including how massage affects

development of treatment plans that result in

these systems.

positive outcomes.

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MAST 127

health-related information and exchanging

First Aid/CPR and Safety

information with the health care team. The focus of this course is on maintaining proper

This course covers one and two person adult,

documentation utilizing health history forms and

child and infant CPR. Students practice caring

SOAP charting.

for persons with foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO), pocket mask, bag valve mask, personal

MAST 173

barriers techniques and use of Automated

Business Skills I

External Defibrillator (AED). The course teaches In this course students will identify the types of

minutes until Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

massage they would like to practice. Students will

arrive. Topics include: general first aid principles,

compare and contrast employment options for

medical emergencies, injury, environmental

massage practitioners. This will include looking

emergencies, and bloodborne pathogens. This

at benefits, challenges and responsibilities of

course is approved by OSHA, WISHA (Labor and

being employees, independent contractors or

Industries) for healthcare providers. An AHA card

starting their own massage practices. Students

is issued upon successful completion of a written

will participate in activities to help them evaluate

exam and skills evaluation.

which job settings suit them best. Based on their findings students will participate in exercises

MAST 151

d e s i g n e d to h e l p t h e m a cco m p l i s h t h e i r

Massage Licensing Preparation

professional goals.

In this course students learn how to get licensed

MAST 174

in the state(s) of their choice. During the course

Business Skills II

students review a comprehensive massage curriculum. Students prepare to take the exam(s)

In this course students will practice massage

to become licensed massage practitioners.

interview skills. Students will write a resume and

In the state of Washington, massage practitioners

cover letter that spotlights massage related skills.

have the option of taking either the Massage and

Students will begin a job search. Students will

Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) or

research business licensing requirements specific

the National Certification Board for Therapeutic

to the area they would like to practice. Students

Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) to become

who are interested in starting a private practice

licensed.

will receive guidance on an independent business

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to effectively recognize and treat in critical

start-up project. MAST 171 Communication

MAST 181 Human Relations and Professionalism I

Students learn communication and documentation skills that are necessary for massage practitioners

This course of study provides students the

working in a variety of environments: clinical,

opportunity to thoroughly explore and understand

on-site, spa and sports. Students practice

client practitioner relationships. Students learn

communication skills which are necessary for

how to maintain high professional and ethical

developing therapeutic relationships, gathering

standards as a massage practitioner. Key themes

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which are addressed are boundaries, informed

in a school clinic. Students will practice proper

consent, confidentiality, dual relationships,

documentation for every massage. Students will

diversity, sexual issues, transference, counter-

have the opportunity to practice additional tasks

transference and business framework. Students

related to maintaining a massage business such as

read, reflect, journal, discuss and role-play to

reception duties and marketing.

develop an applicable understanding of the professional, ethical practice of massage.

MAST 192 Internship

MAST 182 Human Relations and Professionalism II

This course is designed to give the student the

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opportunity to prepare for a professional massage This course of study provides students the

practice. Students will work with clients out in the

opportunity to deepen their understanding

field in a variety of clinics. Students will practice

of ethical and legal issues as well as client-

proper documentation for every massage.

practitioner relationships. Key themes which are

Students will have the opportunity to practice

addressed are boundaries, informed consent,

additional tasks related to maintaining a massage

confidentiality, dual relationships, diversity,

business such as reception duties and marketing.

sexual issues, transference, counter-transference and ethics in business. Students study industry

MEDA 101

codes of ethics and laws related to the profession,

Office Emergencies and Workplace Safety

such as HIPAA. Students read, reflect, journal, discuss and role-play to develop an applicable

This course covers the general rules for

understanding of the professional, ethical practice

emergencies, telephone triage, and common

of massage.

office emergencies and treatment, concepts relating to emergency and disaster preparedness,

MAST 190

and workplace safety.

Clinic I MEDA 102 This course is designed to give the student

Health Care Provider CPR/AED/

the opportunity to prepare for a professional

Bloodborne Pathogens

massage practice. Students will work with clients in a school clinic. Students will practice proper

This course covers one and two person, adult,

documentation for every massage. Students will

child and infant CPR. Students practice caring for

have the opportunity to practice additional tasks

a person with foreign body airway obstruction

related to maintaining a massage business such as

(FBAO), personal barrier techniques and use

reception duties and marketing.

of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The course teaches to effectively recognize and

MAST 191

treat in critical minutes until Emergency Medical

Clinic II

Services (EMS) arrive. Topics include: general first aid principles, medical, injury and environmental

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This course is designed to give the student

emergencies, and bloodborne pathogens. This

the opportunity to prepare for a professional

course is approved by OSHA, WISHA (Labor and

massage practice. Students will work with clients

Industries) for healthcare providers. An AHA card

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will be issued upon the successful completion of a

MEDA 111

written exam and skills evaluation. In addition, the

Pharmacology I

mandatory seven hours of HIV/AIDS education for health care providers is included.

This course is an introduction to pharmacology and the history of drugs; drug design, testing,

MEDA 103

manufacture and marketing; drug forms, routes

Anatomy and Physiology

of administration, the drug cycle, therapeutic use of drugs and the drug prescription. Actions, uses,

This course provides students with an introduction

contraindications, warnings, adverse reactions,

to the basic concepts of anatomy and physiology.

dosage and route, implications for patient care,

It includes organization, classification and control

patient teaching, and special considerations for

of anatomical structures and an introduction to

individual drugs are covered.

the major body systems. MEDA 105

Pharmacology II

Introduction to Health Information Technology This course is a continuation of Pharmacology I This course introduces basic computing concepts

(MEDA 111) and presents additional information

and terminology as it relates to health information

regarding the actions, uses, contraindications,

technology.

It identifies common elements

warnings, adverse reactions, dosage and route,

of computers, both in terms of hardware and

implications for Patient care. patient teaching,

software, and provides information on selecting

and special considerations for individual drugs

a computer by discussing the range of computer

are covered.

types, from desktops to laptops to servers. The implications, origins, and use of the Internet and

MEDA 114

the World Wide Web, including the advantages

Medical Terminology

and disadvantages of this technology are discussed. Finally, the course provides a history

This course is an introduction to word origin and

of the development of computing and health

medical terminology relating to body structure,

information systems over time.

cells and organs, disease, surgery, diagnosis,

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MEDA 112

and treatment. Also, it includes introduction to MEDA 107

basic anatomy.

Disease of the Human Body MEDA 120 This course focuses on the etiology and symptoms

Administrative Office Procedures

of common diseases and disorders of the human body as they relate to specific body systems

This course is designed to provide skills necessary

and pathogenic agents. Emphasis is placed on

for assisting in the front office. Basic administrative

commonly used diagnostic procedures and

functions and practice related to maintenance

treatment methods.

and handling of patient records, patient histories, telephone techniques, maintaining the physical environment, patient reception, scheduling, mail handling, and teamwork are presented. Electronic

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medical records systems, paperless charting and

MEDA 126

paperless scheduling as well as an overview of the

Clinical Procedures I

healthcare industry are explored. This course is an introduction to the medical MEDA 121

record and proper charting procedures as well as

Health Insurance

vital signs. Medical asepsis and infection control are also discussed. Emphasis is placed on assisting

This course is an introduction to insurance

with the physical exam, electrocardiography,

concepts and terminology. The course includes

Holter monitoring, pulmonary function testing,

procedure and diagnostic coding principles;

and physical medicine. Administering medications

procedures in completing insurance form for

and injections are also taught.

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various state and private insurance organizations; and the basic similarities and differences between

MEDA 127

types of insurance. Students are provided with

Clinical Procedures II

practical experience in data entry of patient information and generating insurance forms using

This course introduces clinical exams and

a computerized billing program.

procedures related to the special senses of vision and hearing, digestive, urinary, female and male

MEDA 122

reproductive systems, child health and obstetrics.

Introduction to Medical Office Management

Phlebotomy is covered in detail. Review and practice continues of intradermal, subcutaneous

This course focuses on the financial aspects

and intramuscular injections, vital signs, and

of a medical practice including fee setting,

charting.

bookkeeping, banking procedures, billing and collecting techniques, basic accounting principles,

MEDA 128

payroll and management skills.

Clinical Procedures III

MEDA 123

This course emphasizes sterilization and

Health information Technology Applications

disinfection, surgical asepsis and minor office surgery, and continued practice of CLIA-

This course covers the history, benefits, standards,

waived tests. An introduction to the clinical lab,

functionality, confidentiality and the role of

hematology, blood chemistry and serology are

electronic health records (EHR) in the healthcare

also explored. The class will also review and

environment. Desktop and network IT operations

continue to practice intradermal, subcutaneous

with respect installation, setup, troubleshooting

and intramuscular injections, vital signs, and

and configuring different types of devices. A

charting.

review of medical business operations, clinical process and software applications, information security and the concept of change control are also discussed. Practical experience using EHR software to complete common work tasks in the health care setting is a component of the course.

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MEDA 132

proficiency through readings, lectures and

Professional Development

practice exercises will be explored.

This course discusses common professional

MEDA 180

standards such as work ethic, character,

Human Relations

relationships, teamwork, communication and This experiential course introduces basic

image, and personal health and wellness.

p syc h o l o g y p r i n c i p l e s a s t h ey re l a te to

Emphasis is placed on the creation of different

communicating and critical thinking with diverse

styles of resumes and interview techniques,

ages and multicultural populations and is

including cover letters, thank you letters and job

designed to promote the involvement of students

search protocol. Students also participate in mock

in participative learning activities. Students

interviews. The extern experience, career planning

practice the application of interpersonal skills

and workplace etiquette are also explored. A

and human relations required within a healthcare

review of test taking strategies are also covered

environment. The course explores aspects related

in this course in preparation for the Certification

to the effects of illness on behavior, influences on

Medical Assistant Exam.

human behavior and development, care for the dying patient, effects of loss, the grief process,

MEDA 150

stress management and the challenges and

Medical Law and Ethics

responsibilities of health care providers.

Caring for patients involves ethical and legal

MEDA 191

responsibilities which makes knowledge of

Practicum

current trends in medical law, ethics and bioethics fundamental for healthcare workers. This course

The practicum experience provides the student

presents regulations that pertain to professional

an opportunity to apply principles and practices

liability, types of consent, employment practices,

learned in the program and utilize entry-

medical records and cultural implications. HIPAA

level medical assisting skills in working with

laws are discussed in detail. Current bioethical

patients in a mock clinic environment as well

considerations are also explored.

as in the traditional clinical setting. Medical

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etiquette, honesty, cultural competence, personal

Assistant practicum students work under the MEDA 170

direct supervision of qualified personnel at the

Communications in Healthcare

participating practicum sites, and under general supervision of the department instructors.

This course focuses on the communication

Practicum students are evaluated by supervisory

process as it relates to the healthcare environment.

personnel at the site and the course instructors

Verbal and non-verbal communication, patient

at the completion of the practicum experience.

interviewing techniques, patient education and

Completed evaluation forms are placed in the

cultural sensitivity are emphasized. Medical

students’ permanent records. Students must

assistant work related materials are utilized to

successfully complete their practicum experience

teach communication skills including grammar,

in order to fulfill requirements for graduation. The

punctuation and spelling. Development of critical

practicum experience is unpaid.

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MLT 101

MLT 106

Clinical Laboratory Procedures I

Law and ethics

Students learn basic infection control principles

This course delves into the scope of practice as

and procedures. Students learn clinical and

a Medical Lab Technician with legal and ethical

laboratory skills including review of venipuncture,

aspects experienced in the work place. In depth

routine capillary puncture, and special collection

review of patient bill of rights. Client rights and

procedures.

tort law as it relates to health care malpractice, confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and legal

MLT 102

documentation.

Fundamentals of MLT MLT 107

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Students learn the scope of practice and role

Blood Bank Foundations

of the certified medical laboratory technician. Students learn laboratory safety, CPR, and HIV.

Identification of blood products, alternative

Students also learn the proper technique for first

products and the parameters of typing and

aid and CPR. HIPAA regulations are addressed.

compatibility is the focus of this course.

HIV training is included.

Blood bank record-keeping, quality assurance procedures, receiving and completion of stat

MLT 103

orders for blood products are addressed.

Laboratory Safety, CPR, HIV MLT 108 This course is designed to address laboratory

Blood bank Lab

safety and prevention of HIV. Students also learn first aid and CPR competencies.

Clinical experiences within a simulation of blood banking and case analysis.

MLT 104 Coagulation

MLT 109 Multicultural Applications

Students learn principles and theory of coagulation and explore mechanisms involved

Concepts regarding multicultural relations

in coagulation disorders. Laboratory techniques

when working with the laboratory focus on

used to diagnose disease both primary and

communication, documentation and ethical

secondary and fibrinolysis and monitor treatment.

situations in the work place.

Normal coagulation activity, deficiencies and procedures is performed.

MLT 110 Clinical Fundamental Chemistry

MLT 105 Coagulation Lab

Students learn clinical chemistry techniques and procedures for routine analysis using

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The laboratory focus is on manual and automated

potentiometric, photometric, and separation

applications of coagulation with simulation and

techniques. Pathophysiology and methodologies

case study analysis.

for carbohydrate, lipoids, proteins, blood base

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analysis and renal function are covered.

MLT 116 Hematology lab

MLT 111 Urinalysis

Laboratory practices include manual and automated counting of cell types, routine

Students learn renal pathophysiology and the

procedures, and computerized tracking.

fundamentals of urinalysis including physical, chemical, and microscopic analysis.

MLT 117 Advanced Chemistry for MLT

MLT 112 Urinalysis lab

Students learn diagnostic techniques and procedures for analysis using sophisticated laboratory instrumentation. Topics include

and microscopic for abnormal results and clinical

pathophysiology and methodologies for cardiac

applications.

markers, tumor markers, endocrine function, hepatic, bone, body fluids, fetal function, and

MLT 113

toxicology.

Parasitology MLT 118 This course addresses the identification and

Microbiology for MLT

isolate of blood, intestinal, dermatophytes, systemic and subcutaneous fungi. Theory and

This course presents the clinical significance

clinical procedures are applied.

of infectious diseases with emphasis upon the appropriate collection, handling and identification

MLT 114

of clinically relevant bacteria. States of disease,

Parasitology lab

m o d e s o f t ra n s m i s s i o n a n d m e t h o d s o f prevention and control are addressed. Antibiotics,

Students learn procedures and techniques used

susceptibility testing, and viral logy is provided.

in parasitology and mycology labs including

Normal flora, gram positive cocci, gram negative

processing, examinations and concentration

cocci, enterobacteriaceae, and gram negative

techniques. Staining techniques, wet mounts,

bacilli are identified. Parasitology, mycology, and

culture and microscopic identification in

anaerobes are addressed. Clinical applications

parasitology is covered.

of knowledge and procedures in hematology,

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Students learn routine urinalysis macroscopic

coagulation, urinalysis, microbiology, blood bank, MLT 115

chemistry, and serology in a variety of clinical

Hematology

laboratories and/or hospitals are covered.

An introduction to the role of the circulatory systems and heart, blood cells is studied. Erythrocytes and leukocytes, cell groups, principles of production, function and normal parameters are addressed. Associated diseases are covered. RTC.edu

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aspects of the medical laboratory. Leadership and

Microbiology Lab

problem solving techniques are emphasized.

Clinical applications of knowledge and procedures

MLT 181

in microbiology utilizing serology, mycology and

Professional development

parasitology in the laboratory are studied. Students review scope of practice and prepare MLT 120

for the Certified Medical Laboratory Technician

Immunhemotology

Examination.

The course focus is on antigens and antibodies.

MLT 183

An overview of the immune system including

Human Relations II

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laboratory testing methods for diagnosis of immune system disorders, viral, and bacterial

Identifying and understanding interpersonal

infections is covered. Emphasis is on blood banking

relationships skills related to patients and providers

procedures and performing pre-transfusion cross

of healthcare is addressed. Communication

matching.

techniques, active listening, paraphrasing, and reflection are covered as well as trust, empathy,

MLT 121

professional credibility, and accountability.

Immunhemotology Lab MLT 190 Students learn laboratory applications and analysis

Clinical I

of samples for immunology testing methods. Type and cross matching and computerized reporting

Students apply their knowledge and clinical skills

are covered.

in the laboratory setting in the areas of urinalysis, blood bank, and coagulation laboratories in

MLT 170

hospitals, outpatient clinical laboratories, and the

Communications

blood bank.

Communications focus is on communication

MLT 191

skills for healthcare workers. Writing basics, and

Clinical II

preparing for legal documentation is emphasized. Emphasis is also placed on communication with

Students continue to apply their knowledge and

diverse populations and cultures. Students also

clinical skills in the laboratory settings in the areas

develop and enhance their computer skills for the

of hematology, parasitology, and the blood bank

laboratory practice.

in hospitals, outpatient clinical laboratories, and the blood bank.

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MLT 192

moves and placements; and wage adjustments,

Clinical III

promotions, disciplinary action, and termination.

Students continue to use their advanced

MNGT 112

knowledge and clinical skills in the laboratory

Quality and Correction

settings of microbiology, serology, and chemistry in hospitals and outpatient clinical laboratories.

This class helps students manage the evaluation of the actual process performance to ensure

MLT 194

that a product or service meets predefined

Preceptorship Clinical

standards. Quality and Correction measures both products and processes for conformance to quality requirements; identifies acceptable

procedures in hematology, coagulation, urinalysis,

limits; identifies whether products, processes

microbiology, blood bank, chemistry, serology,

and services fall within those limits; reports and

under the supervision of a preceptor.

plans for the correction of process failures and for action on unusual performance.

MNGT 105 From Peer to Supervisor

MNGT 116 Employee Communication

This course explores the basic elements of leadership, especially as it affects an employee

Good internal communications are critical to

moving into a leadership role. The class examines

organizational success. This class focuses on key

processes for gaining respect, making decisions,

attributes of employee communication, such as

delegating tasks, and resolving conflict.

insuring that employees feel informed and trust management, that they understand the company’s

MNGT 110

strategic direction and how it relates to their

Building an Effective Team

duties, and that they feel their accomplishments are recognized.

This class focuses on the elements of an effective team including trust, clear roles,

MNGT 118

good communication, ability to take risks and

External Communication

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Students apply their knowledge and clinical

understandable goals. The class models the team building process.

Supervisory employees are often the face of an organization. This class helps employees

MNGT 111

communicate effectively with customers, the

Performance Evaluation

public and the media. Whether the communication is verbal or written, the message must enhance

Virtually every organization requires performance

the organization in the minds of the audience.

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instructor permission.

Staffing Management MNGT 199 Good staffing management means having

IS - Employee Orientation & Training

the right person in the right job. This class examines good hiring practices, good scheduling,

Virtually all supervisory employees do some

implementing human resources policies and laws,

new employee orientation and training. This

and appropriate termination of employees who

independent study guides the student in the

do not fit the job profile.

process of creating good training for the employees who report to them. Prerequisites:

MNGT 125

MNGT 230 and instructor permission.

Managing a Diverse Workforce

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MNGT 210 The term diversity includes differences in age,

Strategic Planning

ethnicity, ancestry, gender, physical abilities/ qualities, race, sexual orientation, educational

Strategic planning helps an organization create

background, geographic location, income, marital

a vision of its future direction as well as the

status, military experience, religious beliefs,

course it needs to get there. This class helps

parental status, and work experience.

This

students understand the value of strategic

course helps students learn to manage diversity

planning, common processes, and the employee’s

to maximize the potential advantages while

responsibility in implementation.

minimizing potential disadvantages. MNGT 220 MNGT 150

Tactical Planning

Labor Relations Tactical planning is the process for facilitating This introduction to labor relations examines

the change required to implement strategic

the problems of workers and the responses of

planning. This class helps students be intentional

organized labor and management. Case studies

in identifying and solving problems, challenging

are used to examine the laws and regulations

assumptions, making good decisions, delegating

concerning management and labor, the collective

tasks and directing the work of those who report

bargaining agreement, and grievance and

to them.

arbitration procedures. MNGT 230 MNGT 198

Employee Development

IS - Performance Management This class focuses on training and coaching In this independent study, students choose a

employees for optimal performance. Students

topic in performance management generally

learn how to analyze tasks, recognize training

with the assistance of a mentor within their

needs and provide technical training as well as

own organization. The resulting project should

employability skills.

benefit both the student and the organization. Prerequisites: MNGT 110, MNGT 111, MNGT 112 and 350

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MNGT 235

MTEC 101

Implementing Corporate Culture

Machine Technology I

Much of an employee’s satisfaction with an

This is an introductory, self-paced manufacturing

organization is recognizing the corporate culture

theory course taught in conjunction with MTEC 121,

and finding one’s place within that culture. This

Machining Fundamentals - Lathe. The principles

class helps supervisory employees learn to lead

and techniques of measurement, cutting tool

by example, to align their practices with company

theory, saw operation, and manual engine lathe

culture, and to meet their legal and ethical

set-up and operation are covered. Safety and First

responsibilities and duties.

Aid/CPR are also covered and students have the opportunity to earn a First Aid/CPR certificate.

MNGT 240 Project Management

MTEC 103

Project management can be overwhelming for employees, particularly new supervisors. In this

This is an introductory, self-paced manufacturing

class students learn how to initiate, plan and

theory course that is taught in conjunction with

implement a project within the scope of typical

MTEC 123, Machining Fundamentals – Mill. The

project management at the supervisory level.

principles and techniques of manual mill set-up and operation and surface and O.D. grinding are

MNGT 245

covered.

Budget Management MTEC 105 Th e d e g re e o f re s p o n s i b i l i t y fo r b u d g e t

Machine Technology III

management among first line supervisors varies greatly, but most supervisors and managers

This is a self-paced manufacturing theory course

will need to understand the basics of budget

that is taught in conjunction with MTEC 125,

management at some point in their career.

Machine Fundamentals - Precision Machining.

While students learn how to create a simple

This class covers precision grinding and non-

departmental budget, the emphasis in this class

traditional machining methods.

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Machine Technology II

is on budget monitoring and compliance. MTEC 111 MNGT 298

Blueprint Reading I

IS - Business Operations This is the first course in the three-course series In this independent study, students choose and

on the fundamentals of creating and interpreting

research a topic in business operations generally

blueprints and/or engineering drawings. This first

with the assistance of a mentor within their

course introduces basic concepts such as line

own organization. The resulting project should

types, orthographic projection, dimensions, and

benefit both the student and the organization.

tolerances.

P re re q u i s i te s : M N GT 24 0 a n d i n st r u c to r permission.

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feed calculations.

Blueprint Reading II MTEC 125 This is the second course in the three-course series

Machine Fundamentals - Precision Machining

on the fundamentals of creating and interpreting blueprints and/or engineering drawings. In this

This is a manufacturing lab class taught in

course, students apply proper conventions and

conjunction with MTEC 105, Machine Technology

interpret more advanced drawing layout and

III, giving the student an opportunity to practice

specifications.

the techniques as they are presented. Skills

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taught and practiced include precision surface MTEC 115

grinding, and may include close tolerance turning

Blueprint Reading III

and milling.

This is the third course in the three-course

MTEC 130

series on the fundamentals of creating and

Basic Metrology

interpreting blueprints and/or engineering drawings. This course emphasizes the ability to

Students learn important terminology and

interpret complex drawings and dimensioning.

principles of dimensional metrology. Students

It will also introduce geometric dimensioning

learn to identify, select and use the proper

and tolerancing in preparation for MTEC 140,

precision measurement tools and processes

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

for different applications. Quality assurance principles are also introduced.

MTEC 121 Machining Fundamentals - Lathe

MTEC 140 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancin

This is an introductory manufacturing lab class taught in conjunction with MTEC 101, Machine

Th i s co u r s e d e a l s w i t h b a s i c g e o m e t r i c

Technology I, giving the student the opportunity

dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) methods

to practice techniques as they are presented. Skills

as interpreted in American Society of Mechanical

taught and practiced include inside and outside

Engineers (ASME) Y14.5M. Students learn to read

turning and threading, knurling, parting, drilling

and understand geometric tolerancing symbols

and boring in a fully equipped manufacturing

and terms.

facility. MTEC 171 MTEC 123

Communications I

Machining Fundamentals - Mill This is the first course in a three-course series in

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This manufacturing lab class is taught in

which students develop effective communication

conjunction with MTEC 103, Machine Technology

skills for the workplace. In this series, students

II, giving the student an opportunity to practice

research, write, and present technical reports. They

the techniques as they are presented. Skills

practice daily interpersonal communication skills

taught and practiced include: fixturing and work

through formal and informal oral presentations to

holding devices, cutter selection, and speed and

the class and instructors. They take responsibility

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for their own learning by actively using various

MTEC 212

resources to improve their communication skills.

Manufacturing Resource and Research

MTEC 172

This is a course in using the Machinery’s Handbook

Communications II

and the Internet for locating information.

This is the second course in a three-course series in

MTEC 220

which students develop effective communication

Hazardous Materials

skills for the workplace. In this series, students research, write, and present technical reports. They

Students learn safety and environmental

practice daily interpersonal communication skills

issues, how the EPA, OSHA, and WISHA impact

through formal and informal oral presentations to

manufacturing, what a Material Safety Data Sheet

the class and instructors. They take responsibility

(MSDS) is, and the liabilities of waste generation.

resources to improve their communication skills.

MTEC 231 CNC I

MTEC 173 Communications III

This is an introductory course in the set-up and operation of CNC mills, using basic G and M

This is the third course in a three-course series in

codes, hand written programming, CNC machine

which students develop effective communication

operations, coordinate systems, and PC to

skills for the workplace. In this series, students

machine communications. Using offsets speeds,

research, write, and present technical reports. They

and feeds are strongly emphasized. This course

practice daily interpersonal communication skills

also covers basic computer file management skills.

through formal and informal oral presentations to the class and instructors. They take responsibility

MTEC 232

for their own learning by actively using various

CNC II

resources to improve their communication skills. This is an introductory course in the set-up, MTEC 185

programming and operation of CNC lathes. The

Human Relations

fundamentals of MasterCAM CAD-CAM software

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for their own learning by actively using various

are also introduced. Th i s co u r s e e m p h a s i ze s t h e i m p o r t a n ce of working in a team environment and the

MTEC 233

interpersonal skills required to solve problems.

CNC III

Additionally, the course familiarizes the student with business and personal ethics, leadership

This course covers all 2-D aspects of programming

skills, sexual harassment preventive strategies,

with MasterCAM and techniques for the set-up of

and meeting employer expectations in a culturally

more complex parts. This course covers more

diverse workplace.

advanced G-code programming and continued work with MasterCAM.

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certain assigned lab hours within the program and

CNC IV

must be arranged through program instructors.

Surface modeling and higher complexity parts

MTEC 292

requiring a rotary axis are covered. Students

Cooperative Work Experience/Internship II

learn 3-D programming with MasterCAM and are introduces to other CAD-CAM software systems

This course is instructor approved, paid or unpaid

such as SolidWorks. Students cut complex parts

work experience directly related to the student’s

using multiple rotations and simultaneous 4-axis

courses of study. The hours worked during the

machining.

cooperative work experience/internship replace certain assigned lab hours within the program and

MTEC 235

must be arranged through program instructors.

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CNC V MTECS 110 This course is a continuation of CNC IV. Students

Blueprint Reading, Mechanical

learn 3-D, surface programming, and machining using MasterCAM and SolidWorks. Students

This blueprint reading course is oriented to the

machine complex parts using multiple rotations

metal trades field and is designed for individuals

and simultaneous 4-axis machining. Five-axis

in machine shops. It is taught on an individual

machining is available as an advanced skill.

basis for students with varying skills in this area.

MTEC 240

MTECS 113

Manufacturing Trends

Machining/Lathe

S t u d e n t s l e a r n a b o u t c u r re n t t re n d s i n

Learn or upgrade skills in basic machine shop

the manufacturing industry, such as lean

practices. The course is taught on an individual

manufacturing and composites. Teamwork is

basis emphasizing basic shop and machine

emphasized.

operation practices. All students are required to have a lathe tool bit, safety glasses, and leather

MTEC 290

shoes.

Job Search Skills MTECS 115 As part of their job search plan, this course prepares

Machining/MillingThis course is for individuals

students to develop interview presentation skills and to write an effective resume.

who have had previous experience or have completed MTECS 113 and emphasizes advanced

MTEC 291

shop practices, basic machine and hand tool

Cooperative Work Experience/Internship

operation, and the use of industrial milling and grinding machinery. All students are required to

This course is instructor approved, paid or unpaid

have safety glasses, and leather shoes.

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MTECS 122

MTECS 222

Introduction to SolidWorks

Intermediate MasterCam

This course is an introduction to creating 3D

Discover advanced programming tools in

computer-aided design models. SolidWorks

MasterCam to program complex parts. Learn 2D

is a feature-based, parametric solid-modeling

and 3D swept surfaces, ruled surfaces, 3D tool

design program. Topics include base, boss, and

path, parameters, printing and documentation

cut feature creation using extruded, revolved, or

of all NC programs. Prerequisite: MTECS 220 or

simple swept shapes, and sketching techniques

instructor approval.

for detail and assembly drawing creation. MTECS 224 MTECS 123

Machining Essentials

Advanced SolidWorks This class is the second of the 2-class sequence

has been designed to increase student completion.

for creating 3D computer-aided design models

Math basics and machine shop practices are

using SolidWorks design software. Topics include,

covered in this 20 day course. Instruction cost

but are not limited to, sheet metal design,

is paid for by a Trade Adjustment Assistance

advanced swept and lofted shapes, and parametric

Community College and Career Training grant

surfaces generation. Prerequisite: MTECS 122, or

from the U. S. Department of Labor. There is no

instructor permission.

tuition charged for Machining and Math Essentials.

MTECS 216

NA 101

CNC Set-Up and Operation

Fundamentals of Nursing Assistant

Students become familiar with computerized

The student learns the role of the nursing

numerical control (CNC) lathes and mills.

assistant and the types of community health

Students learn machine set-up, operation, and

care facilities. He/she demonstrates knowledge

programming, as well as the applied math

of the laws and regulations which affect his/

necessary for CNC operations.

her practice, including client abuse and neglect,

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In response to job growth in aerospace, this class

client complaint procedures, patients’ rights and MTECS 220

responsibilities, worker’s right to know, and the

Introduction to MasterCam

Uniform Disciplinary Act. The students learn the principles of observation, communication, basic

Explore the basics of CNC programming

human needs, the classifications of diseases,

using MasterCam software. Learn geometric

and medical terminology and abbreviations. The

construction, write and document programs

student learns the procedures and techniques

using contours, drill and pocket functions, tool

to prevent the spread of infection, including

path as well as file management, editing and

Standard Precautions. S/he learns to identify and

post-processing.

implement safety and emergency procedures. The student demonstrates a basic understanding of all HIV/AIDS related topics as required by Washington State Law.

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focuses on health issues of the childbearing

Basic Technical Skills

family. Included is the course is the study of the pathophysiology and nursing management

Students learn the psychosocial characteristics

competencies defined under the Healthy People

of all clients including persons with mental

2020 national initiatives for public health that

retardation, mental illness, Alzheimer’s disease,

related to maternal/child and pediatric nursing.

dementia, and related disorders.

The basic

Further areas of study include: health risks for

technical skills learned, will facilitate an optimal

women during the childbearing years, pregnancy,

level of functioning for the client, recognizing

fetal development, labor and delivery, health

individual, cultural, and religious diversity. The

complications during the antepartum and

basic technical skills and personal skills include

postpartum stages, and health risks and problems

but not limited to: vital signs, providing for fluid

of children through infancy.

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and nutrition, and special care procedures, such as heat and cold applications. Students learn

NURS 108

introductory skills in phlebotomy and EKG.

Foundations of Nursing Practice

NA 105

This course explores concepts that form the

Principles of A&P, Restorative Care,

foundation of practice as a registered nurse in

and Related Procedures

the roles of caregiver, collaborator, decisionmaker, therapeutic communicator, education,

The student gains basic knowledge of the major

transcultural care practitioner, and health care

diseases of each body system and fundamental

professional. This course introduces the holistic

anatomy and physiology to related care giving.

comfort theory of Kolcaba and transcultural theory

Students learn to recognize and report abnormal

by Leninger, and describes the role of nursing

signs and symptoms of common diseases and

within the multidisciplinary health care team.

conditions. The student learns the principles and

The learners will learn skills including decision

skills of restorative nursing care.

making, crisis intervention, cultural sensitivity, and client health education, crisis intervention

NA 131

and critical thinking. Legal and ethical aspects of

Nursing Assistant Practicum

nursing including patient Bill of Rights, tort law, malpractice, confidentiality, HIPAA regulations

The student learns to care for the elderly and

and legal documents. Quality and Safety

chronically ill, acutely ill patients. They learn about

Education in Nursing (QSEN) will be emphasized

death, the dying process and related care. They

and introduced around communication, safety,

learn how to access and apply for employment in

professionalism and informatics. Primary focus

the field. In addition, students will perform mock

is on providing safe care within the context of

NACES testing prior to program completion.

the client’s family respecting the broad diversity of health care practices within specific cultures.

NURS 105

Students learn medical terminology, the nursing

Reproductive Health

process, concept mapping, critical thinking, documentation, and begin to explore clinical

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This course builds on the foundational concepts

reasoning. Topics such as health care access for

of maternal/child and pediatric nursing and

vulnerable/marginalized populations, alternative

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medicine, client education, learning styles, and

NURS 114

the effects of stress on the body are covered.

Health and Wellness

NURS 109

This course focuses on the parameters of health

Foundations of Nursing Practice Laboratory

in clients across the life span (from newborns to the elderly) incorporating comfort theory and growth, human relations and development.

practiced in a lab setting. These procedures

Topics covered include admission and the

include hand washing, universal precautions, client

discharge process, pre and post-operative care

isolation, personal protective equipment, personal

and documentation. Nutritional needs across

care/hygiene, body mechanics, transfers and

the lifespan will be addressed. Pharmacological

positioning, range of motion, specimen collection,

aspects of non-prescription and alternative

vital signs, introduction to aseptic technique, and

medications are addressed. Students practice

documentation of care. Emphasis is placed on

interpersonal communication techniques and

client safety and maintaining a safe workplace

human relations skills that are required within a

environment. Collaboration with other health

multicultural health care environment regardless

care disciplines is explored as well as interfacing

of age, ethnicity or race. Nursing concepts with

with other allied health programs on campus.

exemplars for health, wellness, illness, comfort,

Web-based skills modules are incorporated in

culture, diversity, elimination, tissue integrity,

this course.

sensory perception, and mobility will be addressed. Nursing competencies of conditions

NURS 112

defined under the Healthy People 2020 national

Mental Health in the Multicultural Community

initiatives for public health are examined. A sustained emphasis is placed on the nursing

The focus of this course is on the nursing care

process, concept mapping, critical thinking and

of clients experiencing alterations in mental

development of clinical reasoning. Client health

health in the community setting. Key concepts

education is emphasized.

include providing a safe client care environment, therapeutic communication, the nurse-client

NURS 115

relationship, crisis intervention, milieu therapy,

Health and Wellness Laboratory

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Basic nursing procedures are learned and

group therapy, culture and mental health, and the application of the nursing process utilizing

Students demonstrate and practice basic

the mental status exam. Various psychiatric and

techniques of physical assessment across the

substance abuse disorders listed in the Diagnostic

lifespan as well as basic pre and post operative

and Statistical Manual (DSM IV-TR) are examined.

care, review of aseptic technique, basic wound

Nursing concepts with exemplars in cognition,

care, administering oxygen, incentive spirometry,

family, self, sexuality, violence, and spirituality

nutritional support, and non-prescription and

will be explored. Students become familiar with

alternative medication administration. Principles

the principles of case management, cultural and

of cultural sensitivity and competence as well as

community assessment, client advocacy, and

therapeutic communication are demonstrated

resources within the community. Students work

during the performance of a head-to-toe physical

in groups to prepare and present an educational

exam. Web-based skills modules are incorporated

project on local community organizations.

in this course. Informatics and technology

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will be introduced and applied with a patient

technology will continue to be explored and

centered approach.

applied with a patient centered approach.

NURS 116

NURS 119

Health Promotion and Assessment

Reproductive Health Laboratory

This course addresses health promotion and

S t u d e n t s l e a r n b a s i c c a re o f wo m e n o f

disease prevention. The effects of stress, pain,

childbearing age and children related to skills of

and illness on the body across the lifespan

postpartum and newborn assessment, organizing

are closely examined. The course emphasizes

and prioritizing care of the postpartum client

how techniques of care differ between adult

and family through simulation. Web-based skills

medical-surgical clients and the infant/child

modules are incorporated in this course.

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on the basis of anatomical, physiological, and psychological differences.

NURS 195 Foundations of Nursing Practice Clinical

NURS 117

Practicum

Alterations in Health Care Needs Utilizing the nursing process, students provide This course focuses on a comprehensive study

basic care focused on the skills learned in the

of body systems and the nursing care with

corresponding theory course for one or two clients

application of comfort theory with clients facing

in long-term and acute care facilities. Students

selected health challenges and nursing concepts

also learn to write nursing care plans that focus

with exemplars throughout the lifespan, involving

on problems identified in selected clients.

perfusion, oxygenation, metabolism, inflammation, immunity, cellular regulation, and reproduction.

NURS 196

Pediatric conditions related to these concepts

Health and Wellness Clinical Practicum

are addressed. Pharmacotherapy as it relates to selected conditions is explored. Continuing with

Students develop nursing care skills in acute

nursing competencies of conditions under the

and long-term care facilities with a focus on the

Healthy People 2020 national initiatives for public

skills learned in the corresponding theory course

health are examined.

for one to two clients. Students are expected to perform a complete, focused head-to-toe physical

NURS 118

assessment with an emphasis on patient centered

Alterations in Health Care Needs Laboratory

care and communication.

Students demonstrate and apply principles of

NURS 197

sterile technique/sterile field, wound care, urinary

Mental Health Nursing in the Multicultural

catheters, blood glucose testing, administration of

Community Clinical Practicum

oral and parental medications, nasogastric tube,

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tracheotomy, and chest tube care. High fidelity

Students in this course demonstrate the skills

simulation is utilized related to the corresponding

of therapeutic communication, application of

theory course content. Web-based skills modules

the nursing process utilizing the mental status

are incorporated in this course. Informatics and

examination, and organizing and prioritizing

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care for one or two clients with mental health

NURS 203

disorders in inpatient or outpatient settings.

Major Chronic Alterations in Health Care Needs

Nursing concepts with exemplars in cognition, family, self, sexuality, violence, and spirituality will

This course focuses on major chronic alterations

be explored.

in health throughout the lifespan in selected body systems while applying comfort theory. Focus is

NURS 198

placed on a comprehensive understanding of the

Alterations in Health Care Needs

pathophysiology of the disease process as well as

Clinical Practicum

nursing care priorities. Pediatric conditions related to these body systems are addressed. Care of the dying client is explored as well as how therapeutic

and long-term care facilities with a focus on the

communication, legal and ethical considerations,

skills learned in the corresponding theory and

spiritual and cultural issues, and palliative care

lab courses and lab courses building of head-to-

may impact the dying process. Exemplars which

toe assessment to more advanced psychomotor

will be explored include immunity, perfusion,

skills while applying nursing concepts related to

oxygenation, inflammation, stress/coping, self,

the exemplars within the theory course. Utilizing

mood/affect, grief and loss. Pharmacotherapy

the nursing process, students learn how to assess

as it relates to selected conditions is discussed.

physical and psychosocial needs of clients, set

Nursing competencies of conditions defined

goals, provide nursing interventions, and evaluate

under the Healthy People 2020 national initiatives

responses to care and treatment for one or two

for public health are examined. QSEN will be

clients in long-term and acute care facilities.

introduced and explored related to chronic exemplars and the impact on client care. These

NURS 199

aspects will include an introduction to systems

Reproductive Health Clinical Practicum

based practice, quality improvement, and further exploration of evidence-based practice.

In this course, students further develop skills in caring for the childbearing family. Emphasis

NURS 207

is placed on assessing and caring for women

Major Chronic Alterations in Health

of childbearing age and children from infancy

Care Needs Laboratory

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Students develop nursing care skills in acute

through adolescence. Utilizing the nursing process, students continue to write and develop

Students demonstrate and practice: administration

nursing care plans that focus on problems

of parenteral mediations, oral and endotracheal

identified in selected clients. The areas of care

suctioning, tracheostomy, and blood draw.

involved are in labor, delivery, postpartum, nursery,

Intravenous therapy, client controlled analgesia

and observational units. Students observe and

pumps, central line dressing changes and other

demonstrate the skills of postpartum and newborn

assistive devices are reviewed. Interpretation

assessment, organizing and prioritizing care of the

of electrocardiograms (ECGs), and placement

postpartum client and family. Outpatient pediatric

of electrodes for 12 lead ECG is demonstrated.

learning experience provided through schools,

Extensive use of case scenarios including high

daycare facilities and wellness clinics.

fidelity simulation and psychomotor skills are utilized throughout the course while applying nursing concepts related to the exemplars within

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the theory course. Web-based skills modules are

multiple exemplars across all concepts including

incorporated in this course.

intracranial regulation, acid-base balance, fluid/ electrolytes, immunity, infection, and inflammation.

NURS 208

Pharmacotherapy as it relates to selected

Major Acute Alterations in Health Care Needs

conditions is discussed. QSEN will continue to be applied with a strong emphasis on leadership,

This course focuses on major acute alterations in

professionalism, communication teamwork,

health throughout the lifespan in selected body

quality improvement, safety, informatics, and

systems with acute co-morbidities. Focus is

evidenced based practice in this course. These

placed on a comprehensive understanding of the

aspects will include an introduction to systems

pathophysiology of the disease process as well

based practice, quality improvement, and further

as nursing care priorities concepts with exemplars

exploration of evidence-based practice.

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including metabolism, acid-base balance, fluid/ electrolytes, thermoregulation, infection, and

NURS 230

inflammation. Pediatric conditions related to

Transition into Registered Nursing

these concepts are addressed. Pharmacotherapy as it relates to selected conditions is examined.

The overall purpose of this course is to prepare

Application of nursing competencies defined

the student with the necessary skills to transition

under the Healthy People 2020 and comfort

into the role of an RN student. Scope of practice

theory are examined.

issues are explored in depth in the RN role. Students build on their existing LPN knowledge

NURS 209

and refine their critical thinking skills. This class

Major Acute Alterations in Health

includes an overview of how these roles differ

Care Needs Laboratory

from that of the LPN, and develop skills in concept mapping, care management and clinical

Extensive use of case scenarios utilizing high

reasoning. Comfort theory developed by Kolcaba

fidelity simulation and psychomotor skills are

are examined and applied. Students are required

utilized throughout the course. Web-based

to pass a math review and a nursing psychomotor

skills modules are incorporated into this course

skills competencies review. A web-based LPN

while applying nursing concepts related to the

comprehensive assessment is administered in

exemplars within the theory course.

this course.

NURS 210

NURS 281

Complex Multi-Systems Acute Alterations in

Leadership and Management

the Health Care Needs The primary focus of this course is on the

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This course focuses on complex organ failure

leadership role of the registered nurse in the

in critically ill clients and how failure in one or

health care delivery system. Key topics of study

more systems impacts the overall health of the

include: characteristics of leaders and followers,

client. Emphasis is placed on a comprehensive

management theory and the role of the nurse

understanding of the pathophysiology of the

manager, and effective communication. Also

disease process, nursing care priorities as

included are: nursing practice, values clarification,

well as comfort theory while incorporating

ethical decision-making, problem solving, conflict

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resolution, change theory, and the nurse as

NURS 296

change agent. Major emphasis is placed on the

Complex Multi-Systems Alterations

prioritization of client care, nurse delegation,

Preceptorship

quality improvement, risk management, and Students develop nursing care skills for two or

work-related stress and burnout, and personal

more clients in acute and long-term care facilities

career goals are addressed. The primary goal of

with a focus on the skills learned in complex organ

this course is to prepare the student to assume

failure. Upon completion of all required courses,

a registered nurse leadership role. QSEN will

the student will experience a more realistic and

continue to be applied with a strong emphasis

intensive clinical experience and the opportunity

on leadership, professionalism, communication

to work more independently as a member of the

and teamwork and evidenced based practice

health care team. This experience is designed to

in this course. This course will also offer basic

enhance the student’s employment readiness. The

preparation for the NCLEX-RN. Students review

student works under the guidance of a preceptor.

case scenarios and complete practice exams.

The preceptor is an RN currently employed at the clinical facility where the student is assigned.

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Students will be evaluated on the following skills:

Major Chronic Alterations Clinical

leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, prioritizing client needs, clinical

Students develop nursing care skills in acute

reasoning, and the ability to work effectively with

and long-term care facilities for one to two

other members of the health care team.

clients with a focus on the skills learned in the corresponding theory and lab courses including

OPH 101

complex psychomotor skills. Utilizing the nursing

First Aid/CPR and Safety

process, students continue to learn how to assess physical and psychosocial needs of clients and

Students learn the proper technique for First Aid/

learn to begin to apply clinical reasoning.

CPR. HIPAA regulations are addressed, and HIV training is included.

NURS 295 Major Acute Alterations Clinical

OPH 102

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workplace issues. Safety, workplace violence,

Medical Terminology Students develop nursing care skills for two to three clients in acute and long-term care

Students learn and practice the fundamentals of

facilities with a focus on the skills learned in the

medical terminology for identifying medical word

corresponding theory and lab courses. Utilizing

structures and definitions. The information is then

the nursing process, students continue to learn

linked to the words and pathophysiology of the

how to assess physical and psychosocial needs of

same body systems studied in Introduction to

clients, and continue to develop clinical reasoning

Anatomy and Physiology.

and apply advanced psychomotor skills.

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OPH 103

OPH 108

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

Ophthalmology Clinical Procedures II

Structures and function of the human visual

Building on OPH 107 students will learn to assist

system. Anatomy and physiology of the eyeball,

in clinical surgical procedures, aseptic technique

orbit and ocular adnexa are covered. Ocular

and common ophthalmic surgical instruments are

triage is introduced. Emphasis placed on

covered. Also ocular motility, prisms and Maddox

ocular terminology.

rod are introduced.

OPH 104

OPH 109

Ophthalmology Front Office Procedures

Advanced Ocular Pathophysiology

Students utilize techniques to obtain medical and

Structures and function of the human visual

ophthalmic history, transcription of information

system. Anatomy and physiology of the eyeball,

into the medical chart, and common terms/

orbit, and ocular andexa.

abbreviations used in history taking. Develops skills needed to obtain accurate patient visual

OPH 113

acuity and screen for ocular abnormalities. Manual

Diagnostic Procedures I

Lensometry and basic optics are introduced. Fundamentals of diagnostic testing, visual field OPH 106

testing, refractometry and retinoscopy. Scanning

Basic Clinical Skills in Ophthalmology

and imaging techniques will be covered. Basic contact lens fitting and care will be introduced.

Students will learn to assist the physically or visually disabled patient including children during

OPH 115

the eye examination and procedures to ensure

Ophthalmic Pharmacology and

patient safety. Basic optics test principles and

Pathophysiology I

techniques including applanation tonometry, confrontation visual fields, tear function, color

Major ocular diseases and related structures

plates, slit lamp function, extra-ocular muscle

integrated with symptomology, treatment and

function and anterior chamber depth.

common ophthalmic medications.

OPH 107

OPH 118

Ophthalmology Clinical Procedures I

Law and Ethics of Health Care

Theory and practical application of basic optical

This course provides an overview of the legal and

principles and the human eye is the focus. Basic

ethical aspects of today’s health care environment.

dispensing, lens measuring techniques, use of

Rights, responsibilities of patients, health care

lens clock. Maintenance and use of ophthalmic

providers, and professional liability as it relates

equipment is addressed.

to negligence and malpractice. Confidentiality public duties of health care providers, and scope of practice.

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OPH 170

OPH 191

Communications

Practicum II

Communications focus is on communication

Application in ophthalmic procedures and skills is

skills for healthcare workers. Writing basics, and

applied in general ophthalmic practice settings.

preparing for legal documentation is emphasized. Emphasis is also placed on communication with

OPH 192

diverse populations and cultures. Students also

Practicum III

develop and enhance their computer skills for the ophthalmic practice.

Advanced application of ophthalmic procedures and skills is applied in a variety of ophthalmic practice settings such as eye centres, teaching

Human Relations

hospitals, and etc.

Identifying and understanding interpersonal

PHAR 101

relationships skills related to patients and providers

Pharmacy Technician Fundamentals and Ethics

of healthcare is addressed. Communication techniques, active listening, paraphrasing, and

This course introduces the student to the role

reflection are covered as well as trust, empathy,

and ethics of pharmacy technician. Various

professional credibility, and accountability. Focus

employment opportunities in pharmacy are

on the use of oral communication and listening

covered. Students are introduced to the

skills to build and maintain positive relationships

i m p o r t a n ce a n d b e n e f i t s o f p ro fe ss i o n a l

in the work place and in other aspects of the

organizations as well as national certification.

ophthalmic office. Leadership and problem

Included is an overview of professional work

solving techniques are emphasized.

habits, standards, the curriculum, and the ASHP standards for the development of the pharmacy

OPH 183

technician curriculum for an accredited program.

Professional Development

This course covers Healthcare Provider First Aid/ CPR and AED which is approved by OSHA, WISHA

Focus on the professional aspect of ophthalmic

(labor and industries) for healthcare providers. An

paraprofessional. Included in the course is scope

AHA card is issued upon the successful completion

of practice, preparation for certification exam, and

of a written exam and skills evaluation.

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OPH 180

job search skills. PHAR 102 OPH 190

Pharmacology I

Practicum I This course reviews the history of pharmacy Application of technical skills of clinical data, front

and drug development. Students are introduced

office procedures, obtaining patient’s health and

to the basic mechanisms of drug action and

ocular history, measuring visual acuity, medical

routes of administration. Students learn the uses,

record management, and commonly used skills.

effects, and side effects of the major classes of drugs affecting the integumentary, skeletal, muscle and joints, nervous, blood and lymphatic,

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cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and

PHAR 106

endocrine systems.

Outpatient Pharmacy Preparations & Record Keeping II

PHAR 103 Top 200 Drugs I

This course continues to provide instruction and experience in the compounding,

Students learn the Top 200 most commonly

counting packaging, stocking, and labeling

prescribed drugs in the United States. Emphasis

of pharmaceutical preparations using proper

is on learning the generic and brand names,

equipment and techniques. Students are provided

therapeutic class, therapeutic use, dosage forms,

with instruction and practical methods in patient

pregnancy categories and appropriate patient

profile applications,third party billing, and filing

information labels for prescription.

requirements including special requirements for

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scheduled drugs. Emphasis is given to increasing PHAR 104

speed and accuracy in filling pharmaceutical

Pharmacology II

preparations.

Students continue to learn the basic mechanisms

PHAR 107

of drug action and routes of administration.

IV Admixture Advanced Techniques

Emphasis is on learning the uses, effects, and side effects of the major classes of drugs affecting

Students apply advanced preparation techniques

the special senses, urinary, male and female

in mixing chemotherapy products. Emphasis in

reproductive, obstetrics, child health, oncology,

on the risks and precautions, and safety standards

and mental health systems.

associated with these agents.

PHAR 105

PHAR 108

Outpatient Pharmacy Preparations

Inpatient & Home Healthcare Pharmacy

& Record Keeping I

Preparation and Record Keeping

This course provides instruction and

This course provides instruction and experience

practical application prescription order entry,

in IV preparation, unit dose drug distribution,

counting, packaging, stocking, and labeling

compounding, packaging, labeling, floor and

of pharmaceutical preparations using proper

pharmacy stocking and ordering.

equipment and techniques. Students are

learn and demonstrate aseptic technique for

provided with instruction and practical methods

compounding sterile products as well as safety

in patient profile applications, and filing

standards for cytotoxic drugs. Students learn

requirements including special requirements for

required record keeping as it applies to inpatient

scheduled drugs.

pharmacy settings, emergency medications, and

Students

the use of home infusion administration devices.

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PHAR 109

pharmaceutical preparations.

Top 200 Drugs II PHAR 133 Students continue to learn the Top 200 most

Business Office Machines I

commonly prescribed drugs in the United States related to the special senses, urinary, male and

Students learn to operate the ten key computer

female reproductive, obstetrics, child health,

keyboard function, telephone, and computers.

oncology, and mental health systems. Emphasis

Emphasis is given to increasing speed and

is on learning the generic and brand names,

accuracy on all equipment. This course provides

therapeutic class, dosage forms, and appropriate

training in the application of computers to

patient information labels for prescriptions.

pharmacy including the development of patient profiles, filling of prescriptions, order entry, and

PHAR 130

label preparation.

Physiology for Pharmacy Technicians I

PHAR 134 Business Office Machines II

Students learn medical abbreviations and terminology. Students survey structure and

Students continue to process patient profiles,

function of the human body with emphasis on

prescriptions, orders, and labels on the computer

learning the major organs and processes related

with emphasis on speed and accuracy. Students

to cells, nervous, blood, lymphatic, cardiovascular,

learn Internet and Fax Machine skills. Emphasis

respiratory, musculo-skeletal, and endocrine

is given to increasing speed and accuracy on

systems.

all equipment.

PHAR 131

PHAR 135

Pharmacy Law and References I

Business Office Machines III

Students examine legal terms, state, and federal

Students continue to process patient profiles,

laws as well as review references necessary to the

prescription orders, and labels on the computer

practice of pharmacy.

with emphasis on speed and accuracy. Students

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Medical Terminology/Anatomy and

learn Internet and Fax Machine skills. Emphasis PHAR 132

is given to increasing speed and accuracy on all

Chemistry for Pharmacy

equipment.

This course provides a basic understanding of

PHAR 136

inorganic and organic chemistry. It includes

Medical Terminology/Anatomy and

the parts of an atom, chemical symbols for

Physiology for Pharmacy Technicians II

elements, functional groups, and compounds. Students learn basic pharmacokinetics and

Students continue to learn basic medical

pharmacology in the application of pharmacy

abbreviations and terminology. Students survey

practice as it relates to the organ systems.

structure and function of the human body with

Drug stability, storage conditions, and chemical

emphasis on learning the major organs and

reactions will also be discussed as it applies to

processes related to the special senses, urinary,

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male and female reproductive, obstetrics, child

PHAR 191

health, oncology, and mental health systems.

Pharmacy Practice-Internship II

PHAR 137

This course is a continuation of PHAR 190,

Pharmacy Law and References II

Pharmacy Practice-Internship I.

Students continue to examine legal terms, state,

PHLEB 101

and federal laws as well as review references

Fundamentals of Phlebotomy

necessary to the practice of pharmacy. Students learn the role and responsibilities of a PHAR 180

phlebotomist in all types of health care facilities.

Communications and Customer Service

Demonstrate knowledge of legal issues, HIPAA,

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and safety precautions/preventions related to Students learn to communicate effectively with

phlebotomy practices. Must model professional

medical offices, customers, patients, and co-

appearance, value diversity in the workplace and

workers both orally and in writing.

possess the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with patients and staff.

PHAR 181

Demonstrate knowledge of quality assurance

Management, Supervision, and Human Relations

and quality control and adhere to policies and procedures used in the laboratory. Define medical

Students practice communication methods from

terminology used in the medical laboratory. Must

a management point of view and professional

have knowledge of blood-borne pathogens

e-mail. Students learn practices in human

and practice the prevention and precautionary

resource management including evaluating work

measures against HIV/AIDS and other blood-

performance, problem solving, staff development,

borne pathogens.

policy development, and planning work schedules. JCAHO standards are also included.

PHLEB 102 Phlebotomy Laboratory Skills

PHAR 190 Pharmacy Practice-Internship I

Demonstrate knowledge of collection equipment, various types of additives used and special

Students experience practical applications of

precautions and substances which interfere with

their knowledge and skills by working five weeks

testing. Select the types of equipment needed to

in a retail pharmacy and five weeks in a hospital or

collect blood by venipuncture and/or capillary

other pharmacy settings that provide intravenous

utilizing appropriate devices. Compare and

admixture training. Students learn job search

contrast of antiseptics and disinfectants. Examine

skills as well as develop a resume for an entry-

and compare various types of requisitions and

level position as a pharmacy technician.

practice reading simulated doctor’s orders. Report potential pre-analytical errors that may occur during collection. Label, transport and process specimens. Learn special collections such as blood banking, GTT, isolation, and PKU. Students will simulate complications of blood draw such as

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syncope, phobias and challenged draws.

PROP 102 Apartment Operations, Maintenance,

PHLEB 103

Curb Appeal

Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR, AED and Bloodborne Pathogens

Role of apartment maintenance workers in customer service/resident retention and basic

This course covers one and two person, adult,

apartment budget considerations. Covers repair

child and infant CPR. Students practice caring for

practices for windows, doors, locks, cabinets,

a person with foreign body airway obstruction

shelving, exterior lighting, counter tops,

(FBAO), personal barrier techniques and use

and flooring and maintaining curb appeal of

of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The

the property.

course teaches to effectively recognize and PROP 112

Services (EMS) arrive. Topics include: general first

Emergency Procedures & Safety

aid principles, medical, injury and environmental

for Apartment Maintenance

emergencies, and Bloodborne pathogens. This course is approved by OSHA, WISHA (Labor and

Practice safe use of materials, tools and equipment.

Industries) for healthcare providers. An AHA card

Respond to emergencies in an apartment complex

will be issued upon the successful completion of a

using a security plan, shut off valve locations, and

written exam and skills evaluation. In addition, the

procedures in case of hazards, spills, and fires.

mandatory seven hours of HIV/AIDS education for

Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and

healthcare providers is included.

material safety data sheets (MSDS). Student must enroll in INDS 101 with this course.

PHLEB 191 Phlebotomy Technician Practicum

PROP 120 Painting and Drywall Repairs

Students collect blood specimens in a healthcare facility, using various techniques such as ETS,

Students gain knowledge and experience in

butterfly, syringe or capillary methods. Students

painting techniques such as surface preparation,

work on all patient types: elderly, children,

color schemes, and cleanup. Students apply

outpatient and inpatients, including patients in

coatings in a safe and proper manner, practice

the emergency room. Draws will be done by STAT,

b a s i c d r y wa l l p ro ce d u re s , a n d p a tc h i n g

or routine or possibly send-out testing.

techniques.

PROP 101

PROP 122

Introduction to Apartment Operations

Painting and Drywall Repairs

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treat in critical minutes until Emergency Medical

& Emergency Procedure Practice painting techniques such as surface Students learn about the apartment industry

preparation, color schemes, and cleanup.

and the role of maintenance workers. The

Apply coatings in a safe and proper manner,

course includes an introduction to job roles and

practice basic drywall procedures, and patching

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PROP 150

Curb Appeal

General Maintenance Skills I

Students learn the importance or creating and

Students learn a variety of basic apartment

maintaining the curb appeal of the property.

repair practices related to windows, doors, locks,

This class focuses on grounds keeping, exterior

cabinets, shelving, exterior lighting, counter tops,

inspections, and other responsibilities to keep the

and flooring. Students learn to use hand and

complex safe, clean and attractive to the public.

power tools in a safe manner and to work as a

It also includes operation and maintenance of

team to meet schedules. Learning environment is

small mechanical equipment in a safe and correct

both on-site and hands-on in a shop environment.

manner. PROP 155

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PROP 140

General Maintenance Skills II

Basic Electrical Repairs Students learn a variety of basic apartment Students learn basic electrical repair with an

repair practices related to windows, doors, locks,

emphasis on apartment dwellings. Students learn

cabinets, shelving, exterior lighting, counter tops,

to read and interpret basic electrical meters and

and flooring. Students learn to use hand and

use tools and materials safely.

power tools in a safe manner and to work as a team to meet schedules. Learning environment is

PROP 142

both on-site and hands-on in a shop environment.

Basic Electrical Repairs PROP 170 Learn electrical repair with an emphasis on

Minor Repairs to Appliances

apartment units. Read and interpret basic electrical meters and use tools and materials

Students are introduced to the operation,

safely.

installation, and theory of refrigerators, washing machines, clothes dryers, dishwashers, and

PROP 145

ranges. Basic diagnostic and troubleshooting

Basic Plumbing Repairs

skills are taught with an emphasis on safety and vocabulary of appliance parts and components.

Students learn basic plumbing applications. Students learn to repair toilets, sinks, faucets,

PROP 172

hot water heaters and drains, and use tools and

Minor Appliance Repairs

materials safely. Introduced to the operation, installation, and PROP 147

theory of refrigerators, washing machines, clothes

Basic Plumbing Repairs

dryers, dishwashers, and ranges. Basic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills are taught with an

Repair toilets, sinks, faucets, hot water heaters

emphasis on safety and vocabulary of appliance

and drains, and use tools and materials safely

parts and components.

including soldering.

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PROP 190

PROP 195

Job Search Skills I

Job Search Skills II

Students learn about the job search process in

Students learn to prepare a resume and cover

the USA, including the functions of job postings,

letter, fill out job applications, search and interview

resumes, cover letters, and interviews. They

for jobs. Emphasis is on using computers and the

practice identifying and describing their skills,

internet to apply for jobs. Students participate

personal qualities, and education and work

in practice interviews with the expectation of an

histories. They learn to read a job posting or want

authentic interview.

ad, identifying the main parts (job requirements, preferred qualifications, and contact information)

REFS 235

and common abbreviations in the maintenance

EPA Refrigerant Certification

industry (e.g.: DOE, FT/PT, 07B). They also Earn your EPA 608 Universal Certification. The 608

for an application) and identifying appropriate

Certification is required for all refrigeration service

and inappropriate body language and clothing for

involving non-automotive sealed systems. This

job interviews.

5-week class includes four weeks of preparation by an experienced and certified instructor. The

PROP 192

EPA 608 Exam is given in the fifth week during

Job Search Skills

class. Additional cost for exam needs to be paid at the time of testing.

Prepare resume and cover letter, develop job search plan and practice interviewing skills. Learn

SECY 100

appropriate body language for interviewing and

Operating System and Internet

common abbreviations used in the maintenance industry. Emphasis is on using computers and the

This course prepares students to use computer

internet to apply for jobs.

applications in the classroom and in the workplace by giving a solid foundation in the knowledge and

PROP 194

skills needed to work in the Windows environment.

Cooperative Work Experience

Basic concepts and programs used in Windows

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practice making polite requests (such as asking

are covered. Students use advanced features A cooperative work experience option may be

as they customize the Windows environment

available to qualified, approved students, allowing

and learn to navigate the World Wide Web to

them to receive credit for work experience

access a variety of Internet resources available to

appropriate to their training. Through cooperative

business today.

work experience, students have the opportunity to apply learned skills and gain actual on-the-job

SECY 150

experience while completing their course of study.

Office Suite I This course prepares students to utilize a presentation application in the workplace by creating a wide variety of visual presentations. A p p l i c a t i o n s i n c l u d e s t h e c re a t i o n a n d

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modification of presentations, charts, outlines,

SECY 153

graphs, and reports by embedding and linking

Integrated Business Procedures II

objects, and adding animation and hyperlinks to slide shows. It provides students with a case-

This course prepares students to utilize more

based, problem-solving approach to the basics

advanced word processing features to increase

of utilizing Outlook including email, contacts,

the functionality of their documents. Students

tasks and schedules. Real-world case scenarios

create and format tables, work with graphics

that encourage problem solving and research are

and mail merge documents utilizing a major

used to simulate activities with the integration of

word processing package. This course applies

other Microsoft Office applications, which may be

real-world job skills in the areas of general

encountered in the classroom or workplace.

office procedures, processing mail, records

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management, planning meetings, and document SECY 151

processing using a variety of popular software

Office Suite II

applications to manage time and resources.

Students learn basic spreadsheet terminology,

SECY 170

skills, concepts, and functions to create and format

Communication with Technology I

worksheets. Students also learn how to sort data, use formulas, work with ranges, create charts,

Students develop skills in scheduling and

use templates, and add clip art to spreadsheets

confirming appointments, hosting international

by utilizing a major spreadsheet application

visitors, managing and greeting visitors, and

software package. By utilizing a major database

identifying potential ethical implications when

management software package, students learn

sharing information. Students apply information

skills, concepts, and functions to design and enter

management software, such as Outlook, for

data into a database table, create reports and

scheduling appointments and events, keeping

labels, and to perform simple queries.

track of activities, preparing a task list, and creating and maintaining a contact list.

SECY 152 Integrated Business Procedures I

SECY 171 Communication with Technology II

Students learn to prepare a variety of documents

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for use in the classroom and in the business

S t u d e n t s d eve l o p s k i l l s i n p l a n n i n g a n d

environment utilizing a major word processing

arranging travel by identifying types of services

application software package. This course

and resources needed to make domestic and

applies real-world job skills in the areas of general

international travel arrangements. This course

office procedures, telephone management,

identifies ethical issues in reporting travel expense

and document processing using a variety of

reports and the importance of understanding

popular software applications to manage time

cultural differences as they relate to a manager’s

and resources.

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SECY 291

Communication with Technology III

Certification Preparation II

Students develop effective oral and written

Prepares student for the certification exam in

communication skills, prepare routine

one of the following: Internet and Computing

communication for distribution, demonstrate the

certification IC3, OPAC, MOS速, and CAP/OM

importance of ethics in speaking and writing, and develop delivery techniques for presentations

SECY 294

through a variety of written assignments by using

Cooperative Work Experience/Internship

software applications. Cooperative Work Experience/Internship provides SECY 190

the opportunity for students to work in an office

Applied Professional Training I

environment in the local business community.

Students learn important skills in developing

experience allows the student to apply learned

resumes, cover letters and portfolios. Students

skills and relate more meaningfully to office

demonstrate skills and gain experience in the

professional careers.

interview process through mock and actual interviews.

Students send out resumes, set

interviews and do follow-ups in the goal of

STRN 100 Intro to String Repair

obtaining a job when they have completed their course of study.

This course familiarizes the student with the program and its outcomes, including shop

SECY 191

safety and an overview of tools and machinery.

Applied Professional Training II

This course is a prerequisite for all string repair curriculum.

Students train in a simulated work setting to gain experience of the day-to-day office procedures.

STRN 110

On campus office experience allows the student to

Guitar Set-up

apply learned skills and relate more meaningfully to office professional careers.

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Integration of classroom training with on-the-job

Students learn to adjust guitars and learn the specifications and tolerances to set-up guitars to

SECY 290

the proper tolerances; depending on scale length,

Certification Preparation I

tuning and string gauges. Cleaning, polishing and stringing are also included.

Prepares student for the certification exam in one of the following: Internet and Computing

STRN 120

certification IC3, OPAC, MOS速, and CPS/CAP速.

Electric Guitar Students fabricate test tools for basic electronic guitar repair and learn how to bypass circuits and trouble shoot problems such as shorts or noisy components. Installing electronics and soldering

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techniques will also be covered.

STRN 190 Capstone Project

STRN 130 Basic Guitar Structural Repair

Students and instructor will agree on projects of the students choice that can be a variety of

Students learn techniques for careful removal of

applicable string instrument repairs to complete

bridges, pickguards and hardware. Wood crack

a graded project.

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repair, clamping and reinforcement. Common structural problems with bracing and how to

STRN 210

correct them are dealt with.

Advanced Structural Repair

STRN 140

Students will observe and participate in a variety

Fret Services

of building techniques required in repair including neck fitting, setting the neck, and side bending.

Students will train to perform precision fret

Patching, splining and discussions on bridge

leveling, crowning polishing, complete fret job,

plate removal techniques are covered as well as

and partials. Fretless conversions will be reviewed

how instruments can be disassembled and wood

and fingerboard removal, replacement and repair.

selection for repairs.

STRN 150

STRN 220

Advanced Structural Repair

Finishing Techniques

Students will observe and participate in a variety

Students learn proper techniques for the finishing

of building techniques required in repair including

processes of various finish mediums. Course

neck fitting, setting the neck, and side bending.

includes: wood preparation, wood stripping,

Patching, splining and discussions on bridge

sealing, staining, lacquering techniques and how

plate removal techniques are covered as well as

to use these best in repair to put the finishing

how instruments can be disassembled and wood

touch on a job well done.

selection for repairs. SUR 101 STRN 160

Introduction to Field Surveying

Finishing Techniques This course introduces maps, field survey Students learn proper techniques for the finishing

measurement and mathematical concepts.

processes of various finish mediums. Course

Students learn theory of surveying calculations

includes: wood preparation, wood stripping,

and error measurements.

sealing, staining, lacquering techniques and how to use these best in repair to put the finishing touch on a job well done.

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SUR 102

SUR 113

Intermediate Field Surveying

Field Survey Summer Practicum

A continuation of SUR 101 taught in conjunction

This lab course is based on knowledge gained

with SUR 112, this course is an introduction to the

in the first three quarters of the program. The

concepts of gathering and compiling topographic

students work on longer projects in boundary

survey data, profiles and cross-sections,

retracement, topographic surveying, and

field astronomy and the Global Positioning

construction surveying.

System (GPS). SUR 114 SUR 103

Field Survey Spring Practicum

Construction Surveying This lab course is based on knowledge gained up to the last four weeks of the third quarter of the

construction staking and boundary staking using

program. The students work on longer projects

traditional and modern techniques. This lecture

in boundary retracement, topographic surveying,

and laboratory course introduces field staking

and construction surveying.

techniques and reporting and includes lot corner staking, pipeline, route and slope staking, building

SUR 145

and site staking, and blue-topping. Students use

Public Land System I

tapes, total stations, data collectors, and GPS to achieve their goals.

This course covers the historical methods and framework of the American systems of

SUR 111

land division, with an emphasis on the Public

Field Surveying Lab I

Land System.

Taught in conjunction with SUR 101, this course

SUR 150

consists of practical field surveying assignments

CAD for Surveying I

including taping, leveling, horizontal and vertical angle measurement, Electronic Distance

This course introduces students to the AutoCAD

Measurement, traverse surveys, and equipment

software for the drawing and editing of figures,

maintenance and calibration. Students keep

text, blocks, paperspace, and plotting. It also

manual and electronic field notes.

introduces Autodesk Civil 3D for the preparation

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o f s i m p l e s u r vey i n g d raw i n g s a n d d a t a SUR 112

collector interface.

Field Surveying Lab II SUR 164 Taught in conjunction with SUR 102, this lab course

Survey Calculations

emphasizes topographic surveying techniques using hand note-keeping and electronic data

In this course students learn the practical

collection and GPS-RTK usage.

application of mathematical theory to the solution of grades, horizontal and vertical curves, coordinate geometry, intersection problems,

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and volumes.

SUR 191 Field Survey Summer Cooperative Education

SUR 174 Computer Applications

The student may substitute an approved coop assignment in lieu of the summer session. Prior

This course is an introduction to microcomputers,

department approval and/or permission of

word processing spreadsheets, utilities, and the

instructor and coop contract required.

Internet, providing a basis for the Communications course as well as the reporting and presentation

SUR 205

of information required throughout the rest of

Survey Adjustments

the program.

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This course covers the concepts of random SUR 175

error theory and adjustment algorithms, the

Communications

mathematical application of simple error p ro p a g a t i o n fo r m u l a s a n d co m p a ss r u l e

This course’s emphasis is on written forms in the

a d j u st m e n t s . Th e co u r s e u s e s co m p u te r

Land Surveying profession. Students research

applications to perform least squares adjustments

and gather data and complete projects in resume

of survey networks and interpret the results.

writing, business letters and technical reports. Students gain proficiency in English usage as it

SUR 214

pertains to professional communications and

Land Survey Spring Practicum

appropriate presentation of information and concepts.

This lab course is based on knowledge gained in the first seven quarters of the program and allows

SUR 181

the student to practice field survey techniques

Human Relations

before graduation. The students work on longer projects in boundary retracement, topographic

Students cover teamwork and conflict resolution

surveying, and construction surveying.

techniques. They study methods to recognize and effectively deal with discrimination and

SUR 235

sexual harassment, and the associated legal

Boundary Law

considerations in the workplace. They likewise study practical cooperation techniques needed

This course is an overview of the legal aspects of

for effective field work and quality assurance.

surveying and the responsibilities of the surveyor. Topics include excesses and deficiencies,

SUR 190

occupation vs. title, encroachments, records

Field Survey Spring Cooperative Education

of survey, ALTA surveys, boundary law, water boundaries, monuments, streets and easements.

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SUR 249

Legal Descriptions

Survey Research and Project Management

This course covers the analysis, interpretation

Students learn to do research at county, state

and writing of legal descriptions, proper form,

and federal offices, title companies, and private

controlling elements, metes and bounds,

sources for boundary, control and utilities. Several

sectionalized land descriptions, special shapes,

field trips provide exposure and opportunities to

easements and rights-of-way.

do individual research projects.

SUR 245

SUR 250

Public Land System II

CAD for Surveying II

This course covers the historical methods

Th i s co u r s e i n t ro d u ce s s t u d e n t s to t h e

and framework of the American systems of

intermediate functions of AutoCAD software

land division, with an emphasis on the Public

for drawing design. It also makes use of

Land System.

Autodesk Civil 3D for the preparation of simple

The topics covered include

monumentation, area computation, section

surveying drawings.

retracement, corner restoration and subdivision SUR 251

of sections.

Advanced Computer Applications SUR 247 Emerging Technologies

This course is a continuation of SUR 250, CAD for Surveying II, with further applications of

This course provides an overview of the toolkit

Autodesk Civil 3D. Labs include productivity

of technologies used for the gathering and

training and preparation of finished drawings, with

management of spatial information, whose

an emphasis on survey documents, topographic

open-ended list includes but is not limited

reduction, and route layout.

to terrestrial and mobile scanning, machinecontrol, underground detection, aerial lidar,

SUR 255

photogrammetry, and satellite imaging.

Global Navigation Satellite Systems

SUR 248

This course is an overview of the Global Navigation

Introduction to Geographic Information

Satellite Systems (GNSS) with emphasis on

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the Global Positioning System (GPS) and their This course provides an introduction to the

principles as applied to land surveying for

concepts and uses of Geographic Information

centimeter accuracy measurement: position and

Systems for Land Surveyors.

vector observations, project planning, network

Students are

familiarized with the science and technology

design static and kinematic techniques.

of GIS. Students consider the unique role of surveyors in the creation and maintenance of GIS’s. They are given hands-on laboratory introduction to the use of GIS software.

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SUR 256

SUR 290

Subdivision Design

Land Survey Spring Cooperative Education

This course covers the many aspects of land

The student may substitute an approved co-op

development from legal requirements, urban

assignment in lieu of the Spring Quarter Practicum

planning, zoning, project planning and subdivision

(SUR114). Prior departmental approval and/or

geometry to the engineering design of grading,

permission of the instructor and co-op contract

drainage, streets and earthwork.

are required. (3 credits, 108 hours).

SUR 257

SURG 101

Geodetic Surveying

Surgical Techniques

Geodetic Surveying relates surveying principles

The purpose of this course is to introduce the

to the spheroidal earth. Students are exposed to

principles and practice of Aseptic Technique,

slope distance reductions, ellipsoids and datums,

surgical instrumentation, the creation,

two-dimensional coordinate transformations.

maintenance and safety related to the operating

Labs are related to GPS survey data and

room. This course describes the economy of

triangulation data. Students are instructed in the

motion and supply use. The student will be

use of State Plane Coordinates and Least Squares

introduced to physics and information technology,

Adjustments. Spherical trigonometry is applied

transferring, moving, handling and positioning

to the use of Astronomic observations.

the surgical patient, surgical skin prepping and draping, case planning , intra operative routines,

SUR 270

and care of the surgical wound.

Technical Writing for Land Surveying SURG 102 This course provides training in a variety of

Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR,

document types including proposal letters,

AED and Bloodborne Pathogens

project scopes, field reports, business letters, contracts, advanced word processing, and final

This course covers one and two person, adult,

resume preparation. The emphasis is on style,

child and infant CPR. Students practice caring

content and appearance of documents.

for person with foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO), pocket mask, bag valve mask, personal

SUR 281

barriers techniques and use of Automated

Business Fundamentals and Ethics

External Defibrillator (AED). The course teaches to effectively recognize and treat in critical

This course covers basic accounting, project

minutes until Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

accounting, estimating, contract basics, licensing

arrive. Topics include: general first aid principles,

requirements, small business management,

medical emergencies, injury, environmental

customer relations, marketing, professional

emergencies, and bloodborne pathogens. This

organizations and professional ethics.

course is approved by OSHA, WISHA (Labor and Industries) for healthcare providers. An AHA card will be issued upon the successful completion of a written exam and skills evaluation. In addition, the

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mandatory seven hours of HIV/AIDS education for

SURG 109

health care providers is included.

Skills Laboratory I

SURG 103

This course is designed for students to learn and

Operating Room Environment

demonstrate their ability to correctly apply the principles and practices of surgical techniques. Laboratory experience is focused on the students

principles of the health care facility, which

developing a satisfactory level of performance

i n c l u d e s t h e p e r i o p e ra t i ve e nv i ro n m e n t ,

of safety and aseptic technique to enter into the

facility department functions and health care

clinical setting. Students will learn the proper

administration. The student will become familiar

sequence of the surgical scrub, gowning and

with operating room design, team approach to the

gloving, establishing and maintaining a sterile

surgical patient, staffing roles and environmental

field, draping materials, needles, sutures, basic

hazards such as technical risks, chemical risks and

instrumentation and transporting patients.

musculoskeletal risks.

Students will also learn to function in the first scrub role.

SURG 106 Surgical Procedures I

SURG 110 Surgical Procedures IV

A student gains practical knowledge of the surgical specialties, indications/diagnoses, relevant

Students gain practical knowledge of the surgical

anatomy, terminology, patient preparation and

specialties, indications/diagnoses, relevant

possible complications, equipment, instruments

anatomy, terminology, patient preparation and

and supplies, set up and procedures.

possible complications, equipment, instruments and supplies, set up and procedures.

SURG 107 Surgical Procedures II

SURG 112 Professional Preparation I

Students gain practical knowledge of the surgical specialties, indications/diagnoses, relevant

Students participate in Part I of Certification Exam

anatomy, terminology, patient preparation and

Review, including lecture, worksheets and graded

possible complications, equipment, instruments

practice quizzes.

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The purpose of this course is to introduce the

and supplies, set up and procedures. SURG 113 SURG 108

Professional Preparation II

Surgical Procedures III Students participate in Part II of Certification Students gain practical knowledge of the surgical

Exam Review, including lecture, worksheets,

specialties, indications/diagnoses, relevant

graded practice quizzes and a final exam. A two-

anatomy, terminology, patient preparation and

day review session before the Certification Exam

possible complications, equipment, instruments

is also included.

and supplies, set up and procedures.

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SURG 115

used acronyms and abbreviations that will be part

Skills Laboratory II

of the daily language within their profession.

Students participate in all basic activities involved

SURG 131

in the use of the lab including case preparation,

Microbiology

scrubbing, gowning and gloving, set up, basic instrumentation, sharps safety and procedural

In this course the learner will correlate the impact

processes involved in scrubbing advanced

of microbiology in relationship to the practice

surgical specialties.

of sterile technique and infection control in the operative setting in regards to decontamination,

SURG 117

sterilization and disinfection. The learner will

Skills Laboratory III

identify the name and function of various parts

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of the compound microscope. The learner will Students participate in all basic activities involved

also compare and contrast the structure and

in the use of the lab including case preparation,

characteristics of different microorganisms. Also

and procedural processes involved in scrubbing

the student will analyze the various immune

advanced surgical specialties.

responses that occur in the body as defenses and relate the infectious process to surgical practice.

SURG 118 Skills Laboratory IV

SURG 132 Pharmacology

Students participate in all basic activities involved in the use of the lab including case preparation,

The learner will analyze the principles of

scrubbing, gowning and gloving, set up, basic

anesthesia administration. Students will compare

instrumentation, sharps safety and procedural

and contrast method agents and techniques of

processes involved in scrubbing advanced

anesthesia administration, and preparation. In

surgical specialties. The students practice for and

addition the students calculate medications,

participate in advanced skills lab testing.

conversions and dosages, to prepare and manage medications in the care of the surgical patient.

SURG 130 Medical Terminology

SURG 170 Communications

This course offers an opportunity to learn and

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apply basic and advanced medical terminology

The learner will participate in class discussions

with particular relevance to the Operating Room.

o f co m m u n i c a t i o n te c h n i q u e s , i n c l u d i n g

The course introduces the learner to the structure

written, verbal, and nonverbal communications.

of medical language, word building skills and

They will also demonstrate understanding of

deconstructive analysis of medical terms. The

communications with diverse populations and

course describes the body systems including

cultures and during emergent and stressful

relevant procedure tests and diagnostic terms in

situations unique to health care. Preparation

medical language. Students are asked to develop

of resumes, cover letters and references will be

rationale and to use medical terminology routinely

covered, and class discussion of job interview

in the classroom. The course reinforces commonly

skills. The student will participate in computer

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lab to prepare them for legal documentation and

SURG 195

professional e-mail communication.

Operating Room Clinical Practicum II

SURG 180

The learner will gain practical experience in

Human Relations

an operating room, surgery center or other surgery based clinical experience. The student

This is a professionalism class involving students

will demonstrate clinical skills, work ethic and

in the basic aspects of professional management,

desirable employee traits.

communication skills and teamwork; ethical and moral issues, legal issues, documentation and risk

SURG 196

management and Health care facility organization

Operating Room Clinical Practicum III

and management. Skills specific to Surgical Technologist are emphasized.

The learner will gain practical experience in

SURG 192

surgery based clinical experience. The student

Allied Clinical Practicum I

will demonstrate clinical skills, work ethic and desirable employee traits.

The learner will gain practical experience in sterile processing, labor and delivery or other allied

VET 101

health related clinical experience. The student

Veterinary Assisting I

will demonstrate clinical skills, work ethic and desirable employee traits.

This course presents and introduction to the essentials of veterinary assisting. Lectures with

SURG 193

handouts pertaining to each topic are provided.

Allied Clinical Practicum II

Students work individually and in pairs to develop skills associated with instrumentation,

The learner will gain practical experience in sterile

dissection, and formulation and presentation of a

processing, labor and delivery or other allied

research paper.

health related clinical experience. The student will demonstrate clinical skills, work ethic and

VET 102

desirable employee traits.

Veterinary Assisting II

SURG 194

This course is a continuation of VET 101 and

Operating Room Clinical Practicum I

provides instruction in the position of veterinary

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an operating room, surgery center or other

assistant. Lectures with handouts pertaining to The learner will gain practical experience in

each course topic are provided. Students work

an operating room, surgery center or other

individually and in small groups to develop

surgery based clinical experience. The student

skills associated with instrumentation and

will demonstrate clinical skills, work ethic and

laboratory procedures.

desirable employee traits.

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VET 103

WELD 102

Veterinary Assisting III

Oxyacetylene Welding and Thermal Cutting

This course is a continuation of VET 101 and

Includes oxyacetylene welding in multiple

102 and provides instruction in the position of

positions on mild steel sheet metal and brazing in

veterinary assistant. Lectures with handouts

the flat position on mild steelplate and sheet. Learn

pertaining to each course topic are provided.

to use personal protective equipment, understand

Students work individually and in small groups

welding processes and methods of application.

to develop skills associated with instruction and

Instruction on the safe use of an oxyacetylene

laboratory procedures.

cutting torch, including straight, radius and

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circular cuts on steel and flushing on steel plate. VET 180

Instruction in track burning includes both straight

Human Relations/Workplace Skills

and beveled cuts on mild steel. Plasma arc cutting includes manual cutting of sheet and plate steel

Topics include assertiveness, customer relations,

and other alloys. Air carbon arc cutting includes

teamwork, problem solving/conflict resolution,

back gouging and weld removal.

business and work ethics, organizational development/skills, employment rights and

WELD 104

responsibilities, equity and cultural issues,

Introduction to Arc Welding

decision making, motivation, and self esteem. Students will interpret the fundamentals of VET 190

welding: basic joints, the welding processes

Veterinary Assisting Practicum

& methods of application, welding electricity, welding safety and physics basics.

Students visit various veterinary work settings to explore typical work assignments, analyze work

WELD 105

climates, expand and observe possible future

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

work opportunities. They further develop skills and knowledge through observation and practice

Students receive individualized instruction in

of hands-on techniques in the classroom and

shielded metal arc welding in multiple positions on

various animal settings.

mild steel plate with E6010 and E6011 electrodes. Learn to use personal protective equipment,

VET 191

understand welding processes and methods

Veterinary Assisting Internship

of application, and welding electricity and physics basics.

This course is taken simultaneously with VET 102 or VET 103, alternating with one quarter of

WELD 106

Veterinary Assisting Practicum. Students are

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

assigned to a veterinary facility in order to practice the acquired skills necessary for performance

Individualized instruction continues in shielded

as a veterinary assistant in a professional

metal arc welding in multiple positions on mild

team environment.

steel plate with E7018 electrodes. Practice good safety habits, understand welding processes and

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methods of application, and welding electricity

WELD 115

and physics basics.

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II

WELD 110

Continue individualized instruction in gas

Flux Cored Arc Welding

tungsten arc welding on mild steel plate and sheet with ER70S-X rod in multiple positions; on

This course includes individualized instruction in

stainless steel in multiple positions using 308,

both gas shielded and self-shielded flux cored

309 and 316 filler rod; and on aluminum sheet in

arc welding with E71T-1 and E71T-6 electrodes

multiple positions using 4043 and 5356 filler rod.

on mild plate in multiple positions. Learn to use

Use personal protective equipment; understand

personal protective equipment, understand

welding processes and methods of application,

welding processes and methods of application,

and welding electricity and physics basics.

and welding electricity and physics basics. WELD 111

Certification

Gas Metal Arc Welding This course prepares students for welder This course includes individualized instruction

qualifications and certifications in arc welding

in the following types of gas metal arc welding:

processes. The goal is to fine-tune welding skills in

short circuited arc with E70S-3 on mild steel

order to gain welding certifications, in preparation

sheet in multiple positions; spray arc with E70S-3

for employment. For students who need more

electrodes on mild steel plate in multiple positions,

time than offered in WELD 122, two or more of

and spray arc with aluminum 5356 electrodes

the following courses can be substituted: WELD

in multiple positions. Use personal protective

138, WELD 139, WELD 140, WELD 141.

equipment, understand welding processes and methods of application, and welding electricity

WELD 130

and physics basics.

Blueprint Reading I

WELD 114

This course prepares students to read shop

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I

drawings and blueprints. The course covers lines,

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WELD 122

views, notes, specifications, dimensions, bills of Receive individualized instruction in gas tungsten

materials, structural shapes, structural prints,

arc welding on mild steel plate and sheet with

detail prints, assembly prints, general symbols,

ER70S-X rod in multiple positions; on stainless

welding symbols, pipe layouts, pipe symbols, and

steel in multiple positions using 308, 309 and

weld testing symbols.

316 filler rod; and on aluminum sheet in multiple positions using 4043 and 5356 filler rod. Use

WELD 135

personal protective equipment; understand

Welding Processes and Application

welding processes and methods of application, and welding electricity and physics basics.

Learn process theory and equipment needs for the non-consumable electrode welding processes and the consumable electrode processes: electrodes, filler metals, gases, power sources and

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related equipment.

welding certifications. (Instructors permission is required for entry into this class.

WELD 136 Welding Metallurgy

WELD 142 Pipe Welding

Students learn the basics of welding metallurgy and inspection: steel properties, identification,

This advanced course is an option within the

specifications, hardenability and weldability and

day time Welding program. The course includes

weld inspection.

SMAW and/or GTAW to weld various diameters of pipe to WABO standards. WABO testing is

WELD 138

optional Prerequisites: WELD 105, WELD 106,

Certification SMAW (optional)

WELD 114, and WELD 115. (Instructor permission

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is required for entry into this class). This course option to WELD 122 Certification provides practice time for the SMAW process. The

WELD 143

goal is to fine-tune welding skills in order to gain

Pipe Welding II (optional)

welding certifications. (Instructors permission is required for entry into this class.

This advanced course is an option within the day time Welding program. The course includes SMAW

WELD 139

and/or GTAW to weld various diameters of pipe

Certification FCAW (optional)

to WABO standards. WABO testing is optional. Prerequisite: WELD 142 (Instructor permission is

This course option to WELD 122 Certification

required for entry into this class.

provides practice time for the FCAW process. The goal is to fine-tune welding skills in order to gain

WELD 160

welding certifications. (Instructors permission is

Related Mathematics/ Measurement

required for entry into this class. Instruction in mathematics includes adding, WELD 140

subtracting, multiplying and dividing of whole

Certification

numbers, decimals and fractions as a tool for calculating dimensions, tolerances, scales,

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This course option to WELD 122 Certification

surface areas of materials, weights of materials;

provides practice time for the GMAW process. The

converting measurements from U.S. Customary to

goal is to fine-tune welding skills in order to gain

Metrics and using geometric formulas. Instruction

welding certifications. (Instructors permission is

also includes the use of tape measures, framing

required for entry into this class

and combination squares.

WELD 141

WELD 170

Certification GTAW (optional)

Related Communications

This course option to WELD 122 Certification

Instruction includes industry communications

provides practice time for the GTAW process. The

related to welding processes, codes, welding

goal is to fine-tune welding skills in order to gain

abbreviations, basic welding terms and definitions,

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and organizations that write welding codes,

in most cases need to be taken more than once to

standards, and specifications.

become a fully competent welder.

WELD 181

WELDS 106

Human Relations and Student Leadership

Welding

Instruction covers teamwork, leadership skills,

This course is designed to prepare welders for

meeting employer expectations in a culturally

job entry, technical upgrading, and certification

diverse workplace and sexualm harassment

in most processes of welding. Classroom and

preventive strategies.

practical experience is offered in oxy-acetylene, SMAW, MIG and TIG. Student’s previous experience dictates starting point. WABO certification

Job Search Skills

is available.

Practice interviewing skills, learn job search

WELDS 108

strategies and attributes that result in stable

Welding Brush-Up

employment and promotion. This course is designed for individuals needing a WHFRS 101

brush-up course in welding. Practical experience

Forklift Training

is offered in gas, arc, mig and tig welding. The instruction in the program is individualized.

Students demonstrate skill, safety and efficiency

Previous experience determines a student’s

in operating a sit-down, counter-balance forklift.

starting point.

Certification is available to students who qualify.

depends upon student space availability and

However, current safety regulations require that

instructor permission. This course is ideal for

an employer must test an employee’s ability and

someone needing to practice for a qualification

provide training on any machinery, attachments,

test. This course is not intended for beginner

or working conditions specific to a particular job

welding students in any welding process.

Entrance into the program

site. This class is limited to 8 students. A student must have experience driving a car or truck.

WELDS 110

Class times are: One Thursday, 5pm-9pm; Two

Welding (MIG & TIG)

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WELD 191

consecutive Saturdays, 8am-5pm. This course is designed to prepare welders for WELDS 102

job entry, technical upgrading, and certification in

Welding (Oxy-Acetylene and Arc)

GMAW, GTAW and FCAW. Instructor’s permission must be obtained for direct entrance into GTAW

This course is designed to prepare welders for

and some oxy-acetylene brush-up may be

job entry in most phases of welding. Classroom

required. This course offers WABO certification in

and practical experience is offered in gas and

these processes. This class is competency-based

arc welding. Related experiences round out the

and will in most cases need to be taken more than

complete course. Student’s previous experience

once to become a fully competent welder.

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WELDS 112

Esta clase esta basada en las competencias del

Certified Welding Inspector Training

estudiante, y en la mayoria de los casos se necesita tomar la clase varias veces para ser totalmente

This course provides the enrollees with the

competente en soldadura.

opportunity to apply the principles involved in welding inspection. The students learn the

WHFRS 101

duties of the welding inspector, as well as the

Forklift Training

responsibilities. The students are prepared to take the AWS, QC-1 test for CWI certification.

Students demonstrate skill, safety and efficiency in operating a sit-down, counter-balance forklift.

WELDS 114

Certification is available to students who qualify.

Welding Fabrication I

However, current safety regulations require that

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an employer must test an employee’s ability and Students receive individualized instruction in

provide training on any machinery, attachments,

shield metal arc welding in multiple positions on

or working conditions specific to a particular job

mild steel plate with E6010 and E6011. Learn to

site. This class is limited to 8 students. A student

use personal protective equipment, understand

must have experience driving a car or truck.

welding processes and methods of application.

Class times are: One Thursday, 5pm-9pm; Two consecutive Saturdays, 8am-5pm.

WELDS 115 Welding Fabrication II

WHFRS 201 Forklift Training Recertification

This course provides fabrication instruction to those who are proficient in at least one arc

This class is designed for individuals with a valid

welding process. In this class, students desing,

(non-expired) forklift card who are interested in

plan, layout, cut, and fabricate their own welding

renewing their certification. This class is limited

projects. Students are required to purchase

to 8 students. A student must have experience

their own materials for projects. Prerequisite:

driving a car or truck. Class times are: One

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Thursday, 5pm-9pm; One Saturday, 8am-5pm .

WELDS 124 Solodura Esta clase prepara soldadores para obtener trabajo, mejorar sus habilidades, o ser certificado en algunos procesos de soldadura. Se ofrece lecciones y experiencia practica en oxi-acetileno, SMAW (soldaduras por arco bajo gas protector), FCAW, GMAW, GTAW,y OAW. La experiencia previa del estudiante determina su punto de entrada en esta clase. Es posible prepararse para obtener la Certificacion de la Asociacion de Inspectores de Edificios del estado de Washington (WABO). 384

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES The Renton Technical College Board of Trustees holds public meetings the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 A.M. in the Board Room of the Robert C. Roberts Campus Center, Room 202. Usually, there are no meetings in the months of July and August.

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CATHY McABEE

(Member since: 2010)

Appointed to the Renton Technical College Board of Trustees in March 2010. Cathy is employed by Valley Medical Center as the manager of Valley Family Medicine the Residency. Prior to that,she served as the manager of the Emergency Department at Valley for 7 years. During her tenure at Valley, Cathy also served as a project manager and as the Director of Critical Care, Ambulatory Treatment Unit, IV Services and the Emergency department. She is an RN and has worked (Term: 2011 - 2016)

for 30 years in various roles in critical care, the emergency department, project management and Family Medicine.

IRA SENGUPTA

(Member since: 2004)

Appointed to the Renton Technical College Board of Trustees in December 2004. Works as the Executive Director for the Cross Cultural Health Care Program and has worked in cross cultural issues in health and social services for the past 14 research, and organizational assessments.

(Term: 2004 - 2014)

KIRBY UNTI

(Member since: 2010)

Appointed to the Renton Technical College Board of Trustees in December 2009. Employed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for the last 31 years and is currently serving St. Matthew Lutheran Church in the Renton Highlands. Received his Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Communication from the University of Washington and his Masters Degree in Theology from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, California. (Term: 2010 - 2017)

SUSAN PALMER

(Member since: 2011)

Appointed to the Renton Technical College Board of Trustees in October 2011.

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years. Areas of focus include cultural competency training, community based

Susan works for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 751 in Seattle, WA. Originally hired by Boeing in 1986 she soon became an active member of her union and after serving as a union steward as well as holding several positions within her local lodge, she was elected to serve as a full time Business Representative in 1996. In 2006 she was (Term: 2011 - 2016)

elected to and currently serves as the District Secretary-Treasurer.

TYLER PAGE

(Member since: 2009)

Appointed to the Renton Technical College Board of Trustees in June 2009. Employed for nineteen years by AllpakTrojan, a Renton company specializing in the manufacture of high-end printed packaging, displays and point-of-purchase systems, as a computer system administrator, programmer and data analyst.

(Term: 2013 - 2018)

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ADVISORY COUNCIL AND FOUNDATION The Renton Technical College Board of Trustees holds public meetings the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 A.M. in the Board Room of the Robert C. Roberts Campus Center, Room 202. Usually, there are no meetings in the months of July and August.

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THE RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE ADVISORY COUNCIL A key contributor to the College’s success in training students is its advisory committees. The RTC Advisory Council, whose membership consists of volunteers from business, industry, labor, and community-based organizations, advises administration on issues related to all of its instructional programs. Special emphasis is placed on WorkFirst and Worker Retraining programs. Professional-technical programs, apprenticeship programs and non-professional-technical programs are also served by separate program advisory committees, which are comprised of volunteer representatives from management and labor who are currently working in the applicable field. These committees work with faculty and administration to ensure that program content is consistent with current employment needs; recommend competent journey level and equipment; monitor each program’s placement record; and evaluate overall program performance. Annually, each committee specifies in writing whether a program should be expanded, curtailed, maintained or abolished. These dedicated advisory committee members volunteer their time and energy to ensure that the College provides quality education.

ADVISORY COUNCIL Bret Hinton

Maggi Shutoff-Director, Workforce

Derek Speck

Development

Curtis Stock- Vice President Instruction

Nicole Ferrer

Jay Leviton

Steven Losleben

Kevin Cloud

Suzanne Dale Estey

Kirby Unti

Todd Pierce

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THE RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE FOUNDATION For more information about the Foundation or how you can help, please call the Foundation office at (425) 235- 2356 or email foundation@RTC.edu The Renton Technical College Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation that generates funds and other resources to help students with career training. The Foundation, directed by a board of dedicated community volunteers, links the college to the community in actively supporting students’ preparation for high-wage employment. The Foundation recognizes the challenges to quality education at Renton Technical College: Providing access for more students. Maintaining or enhancing program resources. Offsetting

FOUNDATION & FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

costs for students and the college. The Foundation meets these challenges by generating support for student scholarships, rewarding faculty and staff excellence, enhancing library resources, providing instructional equipment, investing in capital projects, and assisting in community advocacy. The community is proud of Renton Technical College’s impressive contributions through professional-technical education. Charitable contributions to the Foundation will uphold the college’s commitment to student achievement and learning excellence.

FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS Andy Jacobs

Jim Drinkwine

Angela Wingate

Levi Bendele

Anne Zvirblis

Mark Johnson

Bret Hinton

Melinda Merrell

Carol Simpson

Ray Robles

Daniel Hammes

Rebecca Cherney

Gene Boyington

Steve Hanson

Heather Winfrey

Susan Palmer

Iulia Zavodov

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Executive Staff

Deans

Hanson, Steve

Kiesling, Gay

President

Dean, Trade & Industry and Apprenticeship

Masters, Psychology

Bachelors, Communications

Eastern Washington University

Indiana University

Hogan, Lesley

Latiolais, Scott

Director, Human Resources

Dean, Student Success

Bachelors, Political Science and German Area Studies

Masters, Administration/Higher Education

University of Washington

University of Tennessee

Kenney, Rebecca

Leon, Dante

Vice President, Instruction

Dean, Automotive and Technical Programs,

PhD, Education

and eLearning

Oregon State University

Masters, Business Administration Northern Illinois University

Merrell, Melinda Vice President, Administration and Finance

Medbury, Douglas

Bachelors, Accounting

Dean, Culinary Arts / Director of Food Service

University of North Florida

Bachelors, Business Management University of Phoenix

Pelkey, Dave Vice President, Student Service

Moe, Peggy

PhD, CC Leadership

Dean, Business Technology, Education and

Oregon State University

Human Service, and General Education Masters, Business Administration University of Washington

Novotny, Jodi Dean, Basic Studies Masters of Arts, Applied Linguistics and TESOL University of South Florida

Skoczen, Zefire Dean, Allied Health Masters, Traditional Chinese Medicine Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

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Administration

Baker, Barry

Allen, Sally

Director, Plant Operations

Assistant Director, Human Resource

Masters, Architecture

Certificate, Human Resource Management

University of Texas at Arlington

University of Washington

Guthrie, Erin

Allyn, Nelson (Lisa)

Institutional Research Manager

Director, Nursing

Masters, Sociology

Masters, Nursing

Warwick University

New York University

Palo, Eric

Campbell, Michelle

Director, Library

Director, Grant Development

Masters, Librarianship

Masters, Management Studies in Communication

University of Washington

University of Waikato

Pollock, Jenna

Corigliano, Paul

Associate Dean, Basic Studies

Director, Information Technology

Masters, Teaching English as a Second Language

Bachelors, Information Technology

University of Illinois

American Intercontinental University

Soloman, Debbie

Daniels, Mark

Director, Financial Aid

Custodial/Night Manager

Bellevue College

Professional-Technical Certification

Supinski, Jessica

Falconer, Liz

Student Programs/ Engagement Director

eLearning Director

Bachelors, Political Science

PhD, International Education

George Washington University

University of Iowa

Winfrey, Heather

Hogan, K Lesley

Director, Foundation

Director of Human Resources

Bachelors, English Secondary Education

Bachelors, Political Science & German

Western Washington University

Area Studies

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Administration

University of Washington Johnson, Mark Director, Financial Services Bachelors, Business Administration Eastern Washington University

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Perdomo, Jose Manager, Bookstore Masters, Business Administration INCAE

Peschek, Shana Director, Construction Center of Excellence Masters, Business Administration City University

Rable, Tami Associate Dean, Allied Health Associate of Applied Science, Surgical Technologist

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Richardson, Mary Kate Director, Institutional Planning & Effectiveness Bachelors, Sociology State University of New York Geneseo

Smith, Kendra Director, Communications & Marketing Bachelors, Arts Degree University of Washington

Snider, Scott Director, Safety & Security Master’s, Higher Education Loyola University Chicago

Sutthoff, Maggie Director, Workforce Development Masters, Public Administration Seattle University

Young, Robin Director, Enrollment Services Registrar Masters, Education University of Washington

Full-Time Faculty Ail, Yasmin Nursing Instructor Master’s, Nursing Education Walden University

Arthur, Marcia English as a Second Language Masters, Education Temple University, Japan

Baeder, Paul Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technology Masters, Adult Education & Distance Learning University of Phoenix

Bainbridge, Dan Band Instrument Repair Technology Professional-Technical Certification

Berrysmith, Connie Dental Assistant Bachelors, Workforce Education and Development Southern Illinois University

Biell, Michael Engineering Design Technology Professional-Technical Certification

Bigelow, Donovan Psychology Masters, Psychology Seattle University

Bigony, Marc English as a Second Language Masters, Education Seattle University

Blinder, Howard Aerospace Assembly Mechanic Professional-Technical Certification

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Csisek, Julie

Ophthalmic Assistant

Land Surveying

Certified Ophthalmic Technician

Bachelors, Business Administration

Academy of Health Sciences US Army

George Fox College

Boggs, John

Culler, Barbara

Engineering Design Technology

Early Childhood Careers

Bachelors, Education

Masters, Elementary Education/Early Childhood

University of Puget Sound

University of Hawaii

Brown, Rachel

Culler, Timothy

Medical Office Programs

Computer Science

Associates, Medical Coding

Masters, Information Systems

Renton Technical College

City University

Braunstein-Post, Karen

Crumb, Debra

Computer Science

Librarian

Bachelors, Spanish

Masters, Library Studies

Santa Clara University

University of Hawaii

Campbell, John

Burrell, De Etta

Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technology

Adult Basic Education/GED

Bachelors, Technical Management

Masters, Business Administration

DeVry University

City University

Chamberlin, Martha

Devine, Jack

Accounting

ITEC Automotive Service Technician

Masters, Computer Science

Professional-Technical Certification

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Bovard, Larry

Oregon State University

Dickson, David Choi, Don Mee

Basic Studies

Adult Basic Education/GED

Bachelors, Political Science

PhD, Interdisciplinary Studies

University of Washington

Union Institute and University

Douthit, Martin Cooke, Vince

Custodial Training

Aerospace Assembly Mechanic

Professional-Technical Certification

US Navy Aviation A School

Drinkwine, James Cooksey, Martin

Administrative Office Management

Mathematics

Masters, Business Administration

Masters, Applied Mathematics

City University

California State University, Long Beach

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Dugan, Gail

Harris-Jackson, Holly

Certified Office Professional

Massage Therapy

Bachelors, Business Education

Bachelors, Arts

Montana State University

Antioch University

Ervin, Shawn

Hatem, Henry

Auto body Repair & Refinishing

Precision Machining Technologies

Bachelors, Psychology

Professional-Technical Certification

California State University, Fullerton

Hensley, Kathy Fisher, John

Nursing

CEC, CCE, AAC

Bachelors, Nursing

Culinary Arts

University of Texas, Arlington

Certificate, Culinary Arts

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Higgins, Kathleen English

Fobes, Michael

Masters, English

Automotive Technology

Arizona State University

Professional-Technical Certification

Hinkson, Elizabeth Forbes, Karma

Nursing

Counselor, Special Needs

Masters, Nursing

Masters, Psychology

University of Washington Tacoma

Antioch University

Holland, Robert Foreman, Trisha

Professional Baking

Medical Assistant Instructor

Associates, Culinary Arts

Associates, Arts and Science

PA Institute Culinary Arts

Tacoma Community College

Holman, Curtis Geist, Rick

Accounting

Welding

Masters, Business Administration

Associates, Welding

City University

Renton Technical College

Jordan, Denise Hanson, Glenda

Computer Applications

Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant

Professional-Technical Certification

Masters, Education/Curriculum Instruction University of Washington

Kinshella, Amy Medical Assistant Certificate, Medical Assistant San Joaquin Valley College

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Kissinger, Jay

McCurdy, Kristin

Aerospace Assembly Mechanic

Academic/Career Counselor (Workforce

Associates, Instructor of Technology

Development)

and Military Science

Masters, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling & Art Therapy

Lee, Jae

Antioch University of Seattle

Construction Management Bachelors, Civil Engineering

Mellon, James

University of Washington

Automotive Technology Masters, Industrial Education

Lemenager, Maggie

Eastern Washington University

Adult Basic Education/GED Bachelors, Society and Justice

Nakazawa-Hewitt, Motoko

University of Washington

Counselor Masters, Counseling Oregon State University

Adult Basic Education/GED Masters, English

Neill, Gary

University of Arizona

ITEC/Automotive Service Technician Bachelors, Political Science

Leviton, Kathryn

Washington State University

Dental Assistant Bachelors, Workforce Training

Newcome, John

Southern Illinois University

Accounting Jurist Doctor, Law

Maher, Donna

University of Puget Sound

Medical Office Programs Masters, Nutrition/Home Economics

Nicholls, Richard

Washington State University

English as a Second Language

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Lesmeister, Michele

Masters, English

May-Farley, Sheila

California State University, Fullerton

Medical Office Programs Bachelors, Education

Nguyen, Ha

Central Washington University

Academic/Career Counselor Masters, Psychology

McBride, Michael

St. Martin’s College

Culinary Arts Associates, Food Science Production Management

Nyswonger, Jennifer

South Seattle Community College

Surgical Technology Bachelors, Adult Education Bellevue University

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Parker, David

Staley, Laura

Welding

Librarian

Professional-Technical Certification

Masters, Library of Science University of Washington

Partain, David Computer Networking

Stevens-Theizen, Sandra

Bachelors, Computer Visualization Technology

English as a Second Language

ITT Technical Institute

Bachelors, Sociology San Jose State University

Paquette, Martin Land Surveying

Terrell, Simone

Masters, Civil Engineering

Phlebotomy Technician

California State University, Fresno

Certificate, Phlebotomy North Seattle Community College

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Perez, Alejandra Academic/Career Counselor

Thompson, Brian

Masters, Public Administration, Health Services

Automotive, Ford ASSET Program

Administration

Professional-Technical Certification

Eastern Washington University

Walker, Daryl Rundle, Debra

Commercial Building & Industrial Engineering

Running Start Coordinator

Professional-Technical Certification

Bachelors, Physical Education University of Puget Sound

Wang, Victoria Counselor, Work First

Sanderson, William

Masters, Human Development

Computer Network Technology

Pacific Oaks College

PhD, Business Information Systems & Information Utah State University

West, Gary Anesthesia Technologist

Serba, Annejeannette

Bachelors, English Literature

Surgical Technologist

St Thomas/City of College London

Associates, Psychology University of Phoenix

Zerrouki, Lhoucine Computer Science

Slayton, William

Masters, Arts in Education

Auto body Repair and Refinishing

Central Washington University

Professional-Technical Certification

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