Spring - CCP/Cont. Education/General Education/REPA

Career/Academic Development Programs | College and Career Pathways | Continuing Education | General Education | REPA | Registration

Due to the current COVID-19 health crisis and Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, all classes have been moved online for spring quarter. Contact an adviser by email at advising@rtc.edu or text (425) 448-3416, should you have any questions.

Class times listed below are general class times for each program. Individual class times may vary. General Education classes may run outside of the times listed below. Practicum/Co-op/Internship/Clinical times and locations are arranged. For more specific information, please contact an entry advisor or your instructor.

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COLLEGE AND CAREER PATHWAYS

The ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION (ELA) Foundations program supports immigrants and refugees to improve their English for college and career success. Courses address skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, technology, and math.

The HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY (HSE) program supports adults in improving their skills in reading, writing, oral communication and math in the context of science, social studies, art, health, and technology. Students may elect to prepare for their GED® exams or pursue their Adult High School+ Diploma (HS+ Diploma). HS+ Diploma is an opportunity for adults aged 18 and over to complete their Washington State High School Diploma by demonstrating competency in the required subject areas. The program combines current coursework with previous learning and experience. Students select from courses focused on English Language Acquisition (ELA) or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Bilingual Spanish/English courses are also available in the HSE program.

The COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS (CCR) program supports students in intensive preparation for the next steps of their college and career pathway.

ON CAMPUS COURSE AVAILABILITY

For on-campus classes, come to building D anytime Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to get started. Courses are available during the following timeslots. There are also hybrid courses, which do not meet in class every day, but do include online coursework which must be completed outside of class time.

Time English Language Acquisition (ELA) Foundation High School Equivalency Bilingual Spanish/English HSE College & Career Readiness

8:00AM-11:00AM
M-F

X X   X
11:30AM-2:30PM
M-F
X X   X
6:00PM-9:00PM
M-Th
X X X X

For off-campus classes, visit the off-campus locations page.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

AVIATION


AVIATION GROUND SCHOOL - PRIVATE PILOT

This 60-hour aviation pilot ground course offers guidance and training to help pass the required FAA "written" knowledge test, the first step required toward achieving a FAA Pilot License. Also a great course for those just interested in learning more about aviation as it relates associated flight operations. 1/2 hour of Motion Simulator time is also included! (Subject to CFI availability). In addition, it provides an excellent in depth review for returning pilots. Some elements covered are generic piston aircraft systems, aerodynamics, weather, navigation, airport & airspace operations, communications and Federal Air Regulations. Upon successful completion of the course a certificate will be provided allowing the student to take the actual FAA multiple choice "written" test. Includes all books and other items such a plotter and mechanical flight computer. Off campus site classroom is located at Renton Municipal Airport, allowing direct access to aircraft, associated support items and airport operations when needed. Fee: $599

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AVIA 101 S022 5 RNTAIR 04/13/20-06/11/20 10:00AM-01:00PM TTh STAFF
AVIA 101 S024 5 RNTAIR 04/13/20-06/20/20 05:00PM-08:00PM TTh STAFF

BOILER OPERATOR


BOILER OPERATOR LICENSING CLASS 3 & 4

Students review boiler and pressure vessel construction and operation of steam and hot water heating plants and systems, including moderate size high-pressure boilers. This class 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 BLRS 111, Boiler Operator Lab. For up-to-the-minute license exam information and changes, contact the City of Seattle or the City of Tacoma. Textbook required. Fee: $999

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BLRS 110 Q209 8 J115

04/13/20-06/20/20

No class on 5/23

07:00AM-03:30PM Sa JACKSON J/DUONG L

ELEARNING DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE EDUCATORS


REACHING EVERY LEARNER

This course will explore ways to keep our diverse and busy adult students engaged and motivated by creating pathways to success. Utilizing a variety of readings and activities, students will discover methods for creating an effective and relevant online class. Fee: $175

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ELEA 103 W003 0 ONLINE 04/22/20-06/03/20 ARR ARR PHILPOTT M

INFORMATION LITERACY FOR ONLINE EDUCATORS

This course covers how to find and evaluate information, Open Educational Resources, and understanding copyright law. Fee: $175

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ELEA 104 W004 0 ONLINE 04/22/20-06/03/20 ARR ARR CHEN Y

ELECTRICAL PLANT MAINTENANCE


BASIC ELECTRICITY (PLANT & MACHINE MAINTENANCE - ELECTRICAL I)

Designed for plant and machine maintenance trainees. Basic electricity course covers the essential topics in AC circuits with emphasis on applications and troubleshooting. Instruction includes circuit and electrical theory. We will also have hands on labs. Ladder and control circuits are also taught. Textbook, digital volt meter and calculator are required.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ELECS 115 Q401 7 E405 04/13/20-06/22/20 (No class on 5/6) 06:00PM-10:00PM MW MEAKIN A

FORKLIFT TRAINING


FORKLIFT TRAINING

Students demonstrate skill, safety and efficiency in operating a sit-down, counterbalance forklift. Certification is available to students who qualify. However, current safety regulations require that an employer must review an employee's ability and provide training on any machinery, attachments, or working conditions specific to a particular jobsite. Ives Certification. This class is limited to eight (8) students. A student must have experience driving a car or truck. Fee: $249

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
               
               

FORKLIFT RECERTIFICATION

This class is designed for individuals with a valid (non-expired) forklift card who are interested in renewing their certification. Ives Certification. This class is limited to eight (8) students. A student must have experience driving a car or truck. Fee: $249

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
               

MEDICAL CODING CERTIFICATION


ADVANCED MS OFFICE AND KEYBOARDING (MOS)

This class builds on skills learned in MAP 114. Students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification with further independent practice on different types of documents, including newsletters, reports, resumes, and work correspondence.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MAP 115 B419 5 H204 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-09:15AM MTWTh MAY-FARLEY S

CERTIFICATION EXAM PREPARATION

This course will cover anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, coding basics, evaluation management (E/M), surgery, genital system, nervous system, urinary system, pathology, medicine and test-taking strategies and techniques. Coding conventions and guidelines are emphasized to help students prepare for the AAPC and AHIMA certification exams.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MAP 289 (HYBRID) B489 5 H208 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-09:30AM TTh MAHER D

WELDING


INTRODUCTION TO WELDING

Students receive individualized instruction to learn basic welding processes, oxy-fuel safety and cutting, plasma cutting, base metal preparation, equipment and setup, and weld quality. Students will have the opportunity to weld with one or more processes including gas welding, stick and MIG. This course is designed for hobbyists as well as individuals interested in career exploration or advancements. If you have a welding machine in your garage, this course will teach you to use it! This course may be repeated. Fee: $495

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
WELDS 180 K650 4 A1 04/13/20-06/18/20 05:30PM-09:30PM TTh STUART E

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GENERAL EDUCATION AND TRANSFER COURSES

ANTHROPOLOGY


AMERICAN MOSAIC

This course will explore contemporary American life through various cultural phenomena. Students learn core anthropological theories to make sense of race, gender, class and the “other,” and they explore historical processes from which these cultural notions have emerged and evolved.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ANTH& 106 G140 5 H202 04/13/20-06/23/20 12:30PM-02:30PM Th FORSTER A

RELIGION AND CULTURE

This course is an anthropological exploration of religion. Using a combination of classical and contemporary works, students explore how religion is understood and lived by different people, how it shapes culture and cultural perceptions, and how it manifests in various political and cultural expressions, including in popular culture. Additionally, the class examines how religions are informed by historical and cultural change, and how they position different groups of people in relation to their respective sociopolitical worlds, with themes such as religion as a cultural system; ritual and symbols; gender, sexuality and religion; religion and media; secularism; and religion in a post-9/11 United States.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ANTH& 234 G128 5 H202 04/13/20-06/24/20 12:30PM-02:30PM T FORSTER A

APPLIED MATHEMATICS


FINANCIAL MATH

This course lays the foundation for the study of algebra and its application to business and industry. The topics covered include: real numbers, properties of real numbers, operations on real numbers; absolute values, variables, simplifying algebraic expressions; solving linear equations; geometry; units of measurement; introduction to graphs, statistics and probability.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 175 G501 5 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-10:30AM MW TRAN V
AMATH 175 G504 5 H301 04/13/20-06/23/20 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
AMATH 175 G431 5 H303 04/13/20-06/24/20 03:00PM-05:30PM MW TRAN V
AMATH 175 G305 5 H301 04/13/20-06/23/20 08:00AM-10:30AM TTh STAFF
AMATH 175 N410 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR WALL S
AMATH 175 N444 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR WALL S

FINANCIAL ALGEBRA

This course applies intermediate algebra to personal finance. Mathematical concepts will include linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, and piecewise defined functions; graphing; distributions; measures for center; and spread of distributions. Financial concepts include income, taxes, discounts, simple and compound interest, buying on credit, depreciation, expenses, budgeting, annuities, stocks and bonds, and planning for retirement.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 190 G513 5 H301 04/13/20-06/23/20 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh CHAKRABARTI
AMATH 190 G432 5 H303 04/13/20-06/24/20 03:00PM-05:30PM MW TRAN V
AMATH 190 G309 5 H301 04/13/20-06/23/20 08:00AM-10:30AM TTh STAFF
AMATH 190 G503 5 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-10:30AM MW TRAN V

BRIDGE TO PRECALCULUS

This course covers intermediate algebra topics necessary for success in precalculus and beyond. Students study polynomials and functions (quadratic, rational, exponential, and logarithmic). Prerequisite(s): AMATH 190 with a 2.0 or higher, or placement.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
AMATH 193 G359 3 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:00PM-07:30PM MW CHAKRABARTI
AMATH 193 G313 3 H303 04/13/20-06/23/20 02:00PM-03:30PM TTh ST. JOHN M

BIOLOGY


INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

This course provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts of anatomy and physiology. It includes organization, classification and control of anatomical structures and an introduction to the major body systems. The course covers some medical terminology and introduces some concepts from chemistry, and biochemistry. This course is intended for non-science majors or entry level allied health majors.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL 105 N434 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR SZABO D

GENERAL BIOLOGY

Students explore the basic biological principles that describe and explain the nature of life. Topics include cell biology, molecular biology (including basic biochemistry and DNA structure and function), metabolism, and genetics. Students practice skills in both the classroom and the laboratory through formats such as group exercises, laboratory activities, quizzes, and exams.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 160 G524 5 H306/F101 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-10:50AM MW REDD S
BIOL& 160 G542 5 H306/F101 04/13/20-06/23/20 08:00AM-10:50AM TTh REDD S
BIOL& 160 N460 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR SZABO D
      F101 Lab Dates: 4/18, 5/9, 6/6 01:00PM-05:00PM Sa  
BIOL& 160 N498 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR SZABO D
      F101 Lab Dates: 4/18, 5/9, 6/6 08:00AM-12:00PM Sa  

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

This is the first of 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 software, and physiology projects related to the systems studied. Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIOL& 160, General Biology, with a 2.0 or higher.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 241 G506 5 H108/F101 04/13/20-06/23/20 12:00PM-02:00PM TThF BABEL S
BIOL& 241 N440 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR STOVER C
      F101 Lab Dates: 5/2, 5/30, 6/13 08:00AM-12:00PM Sa  
BIOL& 241 N452 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR STOVER C
      F101 Lab Dates: 5/1, 5/29, 6/12 08:00AM-12:00PM F  

HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

This is the second of 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 software, and physiology projects related to the systems studied. Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy & Physiology I, with a 2.0 or higher.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 242 G516 5 H109/F101 04/13/20-06/23/20 09:00AM-10:50AM TThF REDD S
BIOL& 242 N442 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR STOVER C
      F101 Lab Dates: 5/2, 5/30, 6/13 01:00PM-05:00PM Sa  

MICROBIOLOGY

Microbiology is a comprehensive course introducing classification, structure, and function of microbes. Focus includes disease causing bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi. The role of this microorganism in nature, environmental impact, and health applications is covered. Laboratory is an integral component, which includes training on microscope, slide prep, aseptic technique transfer/inoculation of bacteria, use of various media to select, isolate, and characterize organisms. Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIOL& 160, General Biology, with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
BIOL& 260 G848 5 H108/J306 04/13/20-06/24/20 09:15AM-11:15AM TW BABEL S
BIOL& 260 N428 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR BABEL S
      J306 Lab Dates: 4/11, 5/16, 6/13 12:30PM-04:30PM Sa  

CHEMISTRY


INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY

This introductory course discusses the basic concepts in general and inorganic chemistry. It is designed to prepare students for coursework in health sciences or more advanced scientific coursework by laying the foundation of the most 'elemental' science - chemistry. Topics covered range from the nature of atoms to chemical reactions and include homework, laboratories, exams, and group exercises. Prerequisite(s): Placement into MATH 095 or completion of MATH 085, MATH 092, AMATH 185, or AMATH 190 with a 2.0 or higher.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
CHEM& 121 G522 5 H108/J306 04/13/20-06/22/20 10:00AM-12:00PM MThF BABEL S
CHEM& 121 N400 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR BABEL S
      J306 Lab Dates: 4/11, 5/16, 6/13 08:15AM-12:15PM Sa  

COMMUNICATION & COMPOSITION


INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION

In this course students study the fundamentals of the communication process and apply them to personal and workplace relationships. Emphasis is on applying communication theory to interviewing, small group communications and public speaking. Students are required to prepare and give oral presentations.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
CMST& 101 G106 5 H201 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-10:20AM MW EDWARDS M
CMST& 101 N436 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR EDWARDS M
CMST& 101 N438 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR EDWARDS M

PUBLIC SPEAKING

This course in public speaking helps students develop effective speaking skills through understanding the elements involved in effective speech. Students will prepare speeches designed for a variety of purposes. Prerequisite(s): Eligible for COMP 100 or instructor's permission.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
CMST& 220 N770 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR EDWARDS M

APPLIED COMPOSITION

This practical writing course assists student 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 college-level writing. This class assists students in moving their writing forward through practice.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
COMP 100 G124 5 H302 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-10:20AM MW HIGGINS K
COMP 100 G108 5 H304 04/13/20-06/23/20 08:00AM-10:20AM TTh WALSH S
COMP 100 G102 5 H302 04/13/20-06/24/20 11:00AM-01:20PM MW HIGGINS K
COMP 100 N412 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR WALSH S

ECONOMICS


MICROECONOMICS

Microeconomic concepts are applied to problems involving scarcity, choice, competition, and cost. Examines the basic principles and models of microeconomics and their application to contemporary issues and problems including production, allocation, supply and demand analysis, elasticity, consumer choice, market structures, antitrust and regulation, and public microeconomics.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ECON& 201 N500 5 H311 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:30PM-09:00PM M DEWITT C

ENGLISH


ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

This college-level writing course develops a wide-range of expository writing and critical-thinking skills, including audience awareness, persuasive purpose, independent editing, and resource and literary analysis. Students incorporate composition ideas from primary experience and secondary sources. Students learn and demonstrate skills in integrating and documenting their writing researched materials, according to an academically-recognized style, such as APA, Chicago, or MLA. Students revise drafts based on constructive comments offered by their peers and instructor. Upon successful completion of the course, students are able to write essays (of at least 1,000 words), demonstrating the conventions of standard written English. Prerequisite(s): COMP 100 with a 2.0 or higher, or recommendation from the directed self-placement (DSP).

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ENGL& 101 G182 5 H302 04/13/20-06/24/20 11:00AM-01:20PM MW HIGGINS K
ENGL& 101 G142 5 H302 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-10:20AM MW HIGGINS K
ENGL& 101 G538 5 H302 04/13/20-06/23/20 06:00PM-08:30PM TTh HUDSPETH J
ENGL& 101 G158 5 H304 04/13/20-06/23/20 08:00AM-10:20AM TTh WALSH S
ENGL& 101 N414 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR POLLARD-JOHN
ENGL& 101 N416 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR POLLARD-JOHN

COMPOSITION II

This course helps students develop ideas to guide research, to gather information from the library, internet, experts and other sources, and to judge the quality of the information. They learn to use ideas from a large number of sources as evidence in essays and longer research papers. Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENGL& 101 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
ENGL& 102 G316 5 H302 04/13/20-06/23/20 11:00AM-01:20PM TTh HUDSPETH J
ENGL& 102 N402 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR HUDSPETH J
ENGL& 102 N516 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR HIGGINS K

GEOLOGY


INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

Examines geologic processes that shape the Earth. Emphasis placed on understanding the language and methods of science as applied to our changing planet. Students develop critical thinking skills and apply them to regional geology. Topics include earthquakes, volcanism, glaciers, rivers and structure of the Earth. May include field trips. Includes laboratory.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
GEOL& 101 N456 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR LEWICKI

HISTORY


SURVEY OF AMERICAN HISTORY

This survey course examines the creation and evolution of the United States beginning with the histories of pre-contact native peoples and continuing through the present time. Through the exploration of key figures, eras and events, students develop historical thinking skills, draw conclusions from competing and contradictory sources, and recognize the role of perspective in historical documentation.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
HIST 110 N482 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR FOLDEN-SHORTT S

HUMANITIES


INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the visual, performing and literary arts. Students explore cultural and political contexts, as well as aesthetic principles, of arts around the world. Emphasis is placed on discovery, analysis, and appreciation of diverse works from areas like the fine arts, theater, music, architecture, literature, philosophy, and/or religion.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
HUM& 101 N470 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR FORSTER A

MATHEMATICS


DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS WITH ALGEBRA II

This course provides an introduction to statistics and algebra for non-STEM majors and is based on the Statway™ curriculum for teaching statistics with integrated algebra. This is the first quarter of two in the STATWAY sequence. This course covers concepts and methods of statistics with an emphasis on data analysis. Topics for this course include: exponential functions, solving linear equations, probability and introduction to logarithms. Application problems will be taken from numerous fields. This sequence is recommended for students with majors that require no mathematics beyond freshman-level statistics. Completion of the MATH 092, and MATH 136 sequence is equivalent to finishing a college level statistics course (such as MATH&146).

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH 092 G268 5 H303 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-10:30AM MW COOKSEY M

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

This course covers the following topics: review of selected elementary algebra topics; absolute value equations and inequalities; factoring polynomials; rational expressions; solving rational equations; rational exponents and radicals; quadratic equations and complex numbers; functions and their graphs; inverse functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; properties of logarithms; solving polynomial, quadratic-form and radical equations. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode 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(s): Completion of MATH 085 or AMATH 185 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or NEXTGEN Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics score of 250+, or other placement.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH 095 G353 5 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:00PM-08:30PM MW CHAKRABARTI
MATH 095 (HYBRID) G304 5 H303 04/13/20-06/23/20 02:00PM-04:00PM TTh ST. JOHN M
MATH 095 N424 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR ROTH A

MATH IN SOCIETY

This college level course provides a mathematical perspective of contemporary issues. The course is designed for students who do not intend to continue in mathematics or science. Topics vary but may include areas of finance, statistics, data analysis, logic and applications relevant to humanities, social sciences and education. Content emphasis is on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH 095, AMATH 190, or AMATH 195 with a 2.0 or better, or placement.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 107 G343 5 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:00PM-08:30PM MW CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 107 N408 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR ST. JOHN M

PRECALCULUS I

Elementary functions, their graphs and transformations of their graphs, with applications to mathematical modeling. Examples include linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, composite functions, and inverse functions. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH 095 with a 2.0 or higher or placement by assessment.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 141 G333 5 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:00PM-08:30PM MW CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 141 (HYBRID) G186 5 H303 04/13/20-06/23/20 02:00PM-04:00PM TTh ST. JOHN M
MATH& 141 N466 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR ROTH A

PRECALCULUS II

Trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, their graphs and transformations of their graphs, with applications to mathematical modeling. Solving trigonometric equations, the derivation and use of trigonometric identities. Polar coordinates and parametric equations, with applications to mathematical modeling. Conic sections, with applications to mathematical modeling. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or higher or placement by assessment.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 142 G355 5 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:00PM-08:30PM MW CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 142 (HYBRID) G196 5 H303 04/13/20-06/23/20 02:00PM-04:00PM TTh ST. JOHN M

INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

This course is an introduction to statistics and how it may be applied in the analysis of numerical data. It includes the following topics: structure of data sets, central tendency, dispersion, means, standard deviation, correlation, and regression, binomial and normal probability distributions, sampling methods, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Prerequisite(s): MATH 095, AMATH 190 or AMATH 195 with a 2.0 or higher; or placement.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 146 G262 5 H303 04/13/20-06/24/20 11:30AM-02:00PM MW COOKSEY M
MATH& 146 G248 5 H303 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:00PM-07:30PM MW ROTH A
MATH& 146 N426 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR COOKSEY M

BUSINESS CALCULUS

Introduction to Differential and Integral Calculus of elementary functions with emphasis on business applications and its use in optimization. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH& 141 with a 2.0 or higher or placement by assessment.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 148 G337 5 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:00PM-08:30PM MW CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 148 (HYBRID) G198 5 H303 04/13/20-06/24/20 02:00PM-04:00PM TTh ST. JOHN M

CALCULUS I

Differential calculus. The definition and interpretation of the derivative, with applications to mathematical modeling. Derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH& 142 with a 2.0 or higher or placement by assessment.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 151 G339 5 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:00PM-08:30PM MW CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 151 (HYBRID) G200 5 H303 04/13/20-06/23/20 02:00PM-04:00PM TTh ST. JOHN M

CALCULUS II

Integral calculus. The definition, interpretation and application of the definite integral. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, techniques of integration and definite integrals involving parametrically described curves. Introduction to differential equations. This class is taught either in traditional lecture mode or through individually tailored, interactive computer instruction that provides the students' primary method of learning, with the instructor available to assist students on on individual basis during the class period. Prerequisite(s): Completion of MATH& 151 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MATH& 152 G340 5 H301 04/13/20-06/24/20 06:00PM-08:30PM MW CHAKRABARTI
MATH& 152 (HYBRID) G201 5 H303 04/13/20-06/23/20 02:00PM-04:00PM TTh ST. JOHN M

MUSIC


MUSIC APPRECIATION

This course helps students develop an understanding of the elements and vocabulary of music while deepening their appreciation of music as a reflection of cultural tradition and innovation. Students gain tools for analysis such as the historical, political and cultural influences on musical traditions. Class activities include lectures, written materials, and a variety of listening experiences.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
MUSC& 105 N462 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR LEHNHOFF L
MUSC& 105 N497 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR LEHNHOFF L

NUTRITION


HUMAN NUTRITION

This course provides students with information pertaining to the functions of nutrients in the body and the physiologic processes involved in digestion and absorption. Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of digestion and absorption; specific utilization of carbohydrates, protein, and fats; vitamin and mineral supplements. Other topics include factors that govern nutrient requirements, and the impact of diet on health and disease. Basic principles of chemistry, biology, and physiology are applied to the study of nutrition. This course is suggested for students majoring in nursing or other health-related areas.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
NUTR& 101 N404 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR SZABO D
NUTR& 101 N458 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR SZABO D

POLITICAL SCIENCE


CONTEMPORARY WORLD ISSUES

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 US, the ongoing crises in Africa, nuclear proliferation and other weapons of mass destruction. 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 develops.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
POLS 150 N488 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR FOLDEN-SHORTT S

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

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 on documents from America's Revolutionary and Civil War periods as well as on key historical and contemporary Supreme Court opinions, Congressional laws, and Presidential policy papers. This course will also analyze how the dynamics of regional and global forces have impacted on domestic politics and American government, informing the shaping of its attitudes and policies to the rest of the world.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
POLS& 202 G154 5 H205 04/13/20-06/24/20 11:00AM-01:20PM MW FOLDEN-SHORTT S

PSYCHOLOGY


GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

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 are developed during this course. Areas of psychology to be included are: research methods, neuroscience, human development, sensation, perception, consciousness, learning, memory, cognitive processes, intelligence, motivation, emotion, personality, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, stress and health, and social psychology. Basic computer and keyboarding skills strongly recommended.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
PSYC& 100 G118 5 H212 04/13/20-06/24/20 11:00AM-01:20PM MW BLOCKER H
PSYC& 100 G120 5 H212 04/13/20-06/23/20 08:00AM-10:20AM TTh BLOCKER H
PSYC& 100 N422 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L
PSYC& 100 N474 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L

LIFESPAN PSYCHOLOGY

This course covers the concepts of human life span development in psychology and research from the prenatal stage to end of life experiences. Life span development includes socio-emotional, cognitive, and physiological development. Included are the influences on human development by such factors as biology, life experiences, family, and culture. Each individual, although unique follows a process that is affected by Primary caregivers, siblings, extended family, teachers, friends, partners, and events. Emphasis will be on understanding human development and the influences of family and culture that includes ethnicity, beliefs, family structure, traditions, and gender.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
PSYC& 200 G178 5 H212 04/13/20-06/24/20 08:00AM-10:20AM MW BLOCKER H
PSYC& 200 N420 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR BERKSHIRE L

SOCIOLOGY


INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

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.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
SOC& 101 N448 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR MILLER B
SOC& 101
N512 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR MILLER B

SPANISH


SPANISH I

This is the first course in 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.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
SPAN& 121 N772 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR APPLEGARTH H

SPANISH II

This is the second course in 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(s): SPAN& 121.

Identifier Item # Credits Room Date Time Days Instructor
SPAN& 122 N774 5 ONLINE 04/13/20-06/24/20 ARR ARR APPLEGARTH H

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RENTON PREPAREDNESS ACADEMY (REPA)

RENTON EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ACADEMY

REPA is a partnership between Renton Emergency Management and Renton Technical College, providing courses to help people be better prepared to face any kind of emergency. Group presentations upon request, 15 person minimum. Visit rentonwa.gov/repa for more information. The Renton Regional Fire Authority offers free, non-certification CPR and AED classes. Visit rentonrfa.com/cpr for more details.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

After a disaster people should be prepared to take care of their own needs for a period of time until help arrives. CERT teaches individuals how to prepare their homes and how to respond to disasters in their neighborhoods. Topics covered include personal preparedness, first aid, fire suppression, search and rescue, terrorism, and team organization. Instruction includes a combination of classroom and practical "hands-on" training. CERT graduates serve as neighborhood "first responders" during the critical period after a disaster when existing resources are overwhelmed. Ages 18 and up. Visit our website to register, enter class code 7819 or call 425-430-6700. Location: Fire Station 14, 1900 Lind Ave SW

Fee Time Days Date Room Instructor
$25/$30 (RESIDENTS/NON-RESIDENTS) 06:00PM-09:00PM Th 04/23/20-06/04/20 RFS 14 EDGE J
  08:00AM-12:00PM Sa 06/06/20 RFS 14 PRACTICE DRILL

Travel Preparedness

Volcanic eruption in Hawai'i? Flooding in Thailand? Taxi strike in Paris? Earthquake in Mexico City? Would you know what to do in these situations? If you don't know the word for "help" in another language—we got a problem! When planning for a vacation or trip, disaster preparedness is probably the last thing on your mind. Learn about resources, plans, and tips on how to be disaster ready when traveling at home or abroad. Ages 13 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, go to rentonwa.gov/repa.

Fee Time Days Date Room Instructor
FREE 07:00PM-08:00PM Th 06/25/20 RTC, Room C111 EM Staff

Career/Academic Development Programs | College and Career Pathways | Continuing Education | General Education | REPA | Registration