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.
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|
For off-campus classes, visit the off-campus locations page.
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: $435
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
No class on 5/23
BOILER OPERATOR REFRESHER COURSE
The purpose of this refresher training is to ensure the safe operation of boilers and accessories with a review of the following areas: codes and regulations, safety, operation of boilers and new technology. A Certificate of Award is issued upon successful completion of this class as proof to the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam Advisory Certification Board for renewal of your boiler operator's license. Fee: $149
|BLRS 210||Q212||0||F107||05/30/20||10:00AM-06:30PM||Sa||CHAPIN T|
|BLRS 210||Q215||0||F107||06/20/20||10:00AM-06:30PM||Sa||CHAPIN T|
AUTOCAD LEVEL I & II
Students are introduced to the basics of engineering drafting and AutoCAD. Basic drawing commands, editing, dimensioning, and plotting are covered in this course. Requires a computer with a current version of AutoCAD. Class meets online at www.waol.org. RTC is a Premier Authorized Training Center for Autodesk, Inc. Fee: $749
|DFTS 112||W664||6||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/16/20||ARR||ARR||LEPESKA A|
REVIT ARCHITECTURE FUNDAMENTALS
This course is designed for new users of Revit Architecture. The course covers the basics of Autodesk Revit Building, from building design through construction documentation. Students are introduced to the concepts of Building Information Modeling and the tools for parametric design and documentation. In the hands-on lab sessions, the students use the parametric 3D design tools of Revit to design projects and use the automated tools for documenting projects. No previous CAD experience is necessary. However, architectural design, drafting or engineering experience is highly recommended. It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows. (Note for architects: program number LRA011, 24 LU hrs, non HSW). Fee: $359
|DFTS 136||L442||3||J305||04/11/20-05/20/20||08:00AM-04:30PM||Sa||LEPESKA A|
PROGRAMMING FOR AUTOCAD (VBA/LST)
This hands-on class focuses on VBA and ADO. The students use VBA to create and manipulate the AutoCAD database; also use ADO to connect the desktop databases to AutoCAD. Prerequisite(s): DFTS 118, AutoCAD-Level III, and some programming experience with Visual Basic. RTC is a Premier Authorized Training Center for Autodesk, Inc. Fee: $599
|DFTS 140||W666||0||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/16/20||ARR||ARR||LEPESKA A|
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
|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
|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.
|ELECS 115||Q401||7||E405||04/08/20-06/22/20 (No class on 5/6)||06:00PM-10:00PM||MW||MEAKIN A|
PLANT & MACHINE MAINTENANCE - ELECTRICAL II
This theoretical course is designed for plant and machine maintenance trainees. Basic theory and application areas include continuation of theory on DC and AC circuits and introduction to complex AC circuits. Other areas covered are basic laws and formulae, resistive, inductive, and capacitive loads and calculations, power and power factor, self and mutual inductance, transformers, batteries, AC and DC generator/alternators, AC and DC motors, control circuits, test instruments, circuit diagrams, pilot devices, single and three phase circuits, maintenance issues, and safety. Prerequisite(s): ELECS 115 or instructor approval. Textbook is required.
|ELECS 116||Q402||7||E405||04/07/20-06/11/20||06:00PM-10:00PM||TTh||MEAKIN A|
PLANT & MACHINE MAINTENANCE - ELECTRICAL III
This theoretical course is designed for plant and machine maintenance trainees. Basic theory areas include DC and AC solid state motor controls and static input/output devices and closed loop regulation concepts. Other areas 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 offer hours of continuing education for electricians (Industry Related). Prerequisite(s): ELECS 116 or instructor approval.
|ELECS 117||Q403||6||E405||04/11/20-06/27/20 (No class on 5/23)||07:30AM-02:00PM||Sa||WALTER D|
PLANT & MACHINE MAINTENANCE - ELECTRICAL IV
This course builds on and applies theories first introduced in electrical courses I, II and III. The course includes theory and hands-on labs with major emphasis on troubleshooting. The use of advanced digital multimeter techniques are highlighted. Prerequisite(s): ELECS 117 or instructor approval.
|ELECS 118||Q404||6||E405||04/11/20-06/27/20 (No class on 5/23)||07:30AM-02:00PM||Sa||STAFF|
BASIC HVAC & REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS
Students learn the theory of mechanical refrigeration and its various applications. Course work helps prepare students for the City of Seattle Refrigeration Operator's License. It is suggested students also take ELECS 234. Textbook is required.
|ELECS 232||Q412||4||E415||04/11/20-06/20/20 (No class on 5/23)||08:00AM-12:00PM||Sa||AL-KINANI H|
BASIC HVAC & REFRIGERATION ELECTRICAL SCHEMATICS
Students learn electrical components and wiring layouts commonly found in HVAC and refrigeration systems, and a practical foundation in electrical theory to aid in troubleshooting and diagnosis. Textbook is required. This course is approved by the Department of Labor and Industries' Electrical Section to satisfy 12 hours of continuing education for electricians (Industry Related) and 16 hours of basic classroom training for trainee card holders. It is suggested students also take ELECS 232.
|ELECS 234||Q411||4||E415||04/11/20-06/20/20 (No class on 5/23)||12:30PM-04:30PM||Sa||AL-KINANI H|
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
|WHFRS 101||Q601||1||L105A||05/07/20-05/09/20||04:00PM-08:00PM||Th||HAECKL A|
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
|WHFRS 201||Q602||0||L105A||05/07/20-05/09/20||04:00PM-08:00PM||Th||HAECKL A|
Learn or upgrade skills in basic machine shop practices. The course is taught on an individual basis emphasizing basic shop and machine operation practices. ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A LATHE TOOL BIT, SAFETY GLASSES, AND LEATHER SHOES. Fee: $599
|MTECS 180||K306||5||F112||04/11/20-06/20/20 (No class on 5/23)||08:30AM-05:30PM||Sa||STAFF|
This course is for individuals who have had previous experience or have completed Machining/Lathe and emphasizes advanced shop practices, basic machine and hand tool operation, and the use of industrial milling and grinding machinery. ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE SAFETY GLASSES AND LEATHER SHOES. Fee: $599
|MTECS 182||K314||5||F104||04/11/20-06/20/20 (No class on 5/23)||08:30AM-05:00PM||Sa||SHEEHAN J|
INTRODUCTION TO SOLIDWORKS
This course is an introduction to creating 3-D computer-aided design models. SolidWorks is a feature-based, parametric solid-modeling design program. Topics include base, boss, and cut feature creation using extruded, revolved, or simple swept shapes, and sketching techniques for detail and assembly drawing creation. Fee: $359
|MTECS 184||K316||3||F109||04/08/20-06/17/20 (No class on 5/6)||05:30PM-09:30PM||W||MARTINEZ F|
This class is the second of the 2-class sequence for creating 3-D computer-aided design models using SolidWorks design software. Topics include, but are not limited to, sheet metal design, advanced swept and lofted shapes, and parametric surfaces generation. Prerequisite(s): MTECS 184 or instructor permission. Fee: $359
|MTECS 186||K318||3||F109||04/08/20-06/10/20 (No class on 5/6)||05:30PM-09:30PM||W||MARTINEZ F|
INTRODUCTION TO MASTERCAM
Explore the basics of CNC programming using Mastercam software. Learn geometric construction, write and document programs using contours, drill and pocket functions, tool path as well as file management, editing and post-processing. Fee: $359
|MTECS 188||K324||3||F109||04/08/20-06/10/20 (No class on 5/6)||05:30PM-09:30PM||W||MARTINEZ F|
Discover advanced programming tools in Mastercam to program complex parts. Learn standard wireframe construction, 2D and 3D, swept surfaces, ruled surfaces, and solids. 3D tool path, 4th axis or rotary axis, parameters, printing and documentation of all NC programs. Prerequisite(s): MTECS 188 or instructor approval. Fee: $359
|MTECS 190||K326||3||F109||04/08/20-06/17/20 (No class on 5/6)||05:30PM-09:30PM||W||MARTINEZ F|
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.
|MAP 115||B419||5||H204||04/07/20-06/24/20||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.
|MAP 289 (HYBRID)||B489||5||H208||04/07/20-06/24/20||08:00AM-09:30AM||TTh||MAHER D|
BASIC SURVEYING I
Learn basic surveying principles: distance measurement, leveling, datums, angles and directions, right angle trigonometric functions, total stations, traversing, and traverse calculations. Calculator with trigonometric functions required. Field lab time is included.
|SURS 110||L662||4||J205||04/08/20-06/24/20 (No class on 5/6)||05:00PM-09:00PM||W||PAQUETTE M|
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
|WELDS 180||K650||4||A1||04/07/20-06/18/20||05:30PM-09:30PM||TTh||STUART E|
The student will learn welding vocabulary, welding theory, safe handling practices and set-up of all related welding equipment with individualized instruction. Students will weld using one or more welding processes used in industries such as manufacturing, structural, automotive, and artistic sculpture work. Welding processes include sticf, MIG, Flux Core, TIG and Oxy-fuel welding. An introduction to torch and plasma cutting is included. Preparation for WABO certification is an option. This course may be repeated. Fee: $495
|WELDS 182||K652||4||A1||04/07/20-06/18/20||05:30PM-09:30PM||TTh||STUART E|
ADVANCED WELDING I
This course is designed for an experienced welder to continue building their skill set with individualized instruction. This course focuses on all position welding and weld quality and appearance. Students will learn common welding tests and techniques. WABO certification is available in all welding processes. This course may be repeated. Fee: $495
|WELDS 184||K651||4||A1||04/07/20-06/18/20||05:30PM-09:30PM||TTh||STUART E|
ADVANCED WELDING II
This course is designed for an experienced welder to improve skills with individualized instruction. Options in this course include pipe welding and certifications as well as stainless steel and aluminum in any process and all positions. WABO certification is available in all welding processes. This course may be repeated. Fee: $495
|WELDS 186||K656||4||A1||04/07/20-06/18/20||05:30PM-09:30PM||TTh||STUART E|
WELDING FABRICATION I
This course provides fabrication instruction to those who are proficient in at least one arc welding process. The instruction includes project planning, trade math, welding blueprints, layouts, joint design, rolling, bending, plasma cutting, grinding, polishing finishing and other various fabrication methods. Students are required to purchase their own materials for projects. Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission. Fee: $599
|WELDS 188||K618||5||A10||04/07/20-06/10/20||05:30PM-09:30PM||TTh||PARKER D|
WELDING FABRICATION II
This course provides fabrication instruction to those who are proficient in at least one arc welding process. In this class students design, plan, layout, cut and fabricate their own welding projects. Students are required to purchase their own materials for projects. Prerequisite(s): WELDS 188. Fee: $599
|WELDS 190||K622||5||A10||04/07/20-06/10/20||05:30PM-09:30PM||TTh||PARKER D|
CERTIFIED WELDING INSPECTOR TRAINING
This course will provide the enrollees with the opportunity to apply the principles involved in welding inspection. The students will know the duties of the welding inspector, as well as the responsibilities. The students will be prepared to take the AWS, QC-1 test for CWI certification. Fee: $599
|WELDS 192||K616||5||A1||04/11/20-06/20/20 (No class on 5/23)||08:00AM-04:30PM||Sa||GEIST R|
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.
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.
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.
|AMATH 175||G501||5||H301||04/08/20-06/24/20||08:00AM-10:30AM||MW||TRAN V|
|AMATH 175||G431||5||H303||04/08/20-06/24/20||03:00PM-05:30PM||MW||TRAN V|
|AMATH 175||N410||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||WALL S|
|AMATH 175||N444||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||WALL S|
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.
|AMATH 190||G432||5||H303||04/08/20-06/24/20||03:00PM-05:30PM||MW||TRAN V|
|AMATH 190||G503||5||H301||04/08/20-06/24/20||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.
|AMATH 193||G313||3||H303||04/07/20-06/23/20||02:00PM-03:30PM||TTh||ST. JOHN M|
This course helps students analyze and appreciate art from diverse world cultures. Topics may include technique, design, terminology, style, and theme applied to a variety of art forms.
|ART& 100||G150||5||H310||04/08/20-06/24/20||11:00AM-01:20PM||MW||KIRKLAND H|
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.
|BIOL 105||N434||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||SZABO D|
SURVEY OF BIOLOGY
This laboratory science class introduces students to important concepts in biology and how they apply to problems relevant to humans and society. Students will explore core concepts including cells, genetics, and evolution and will apply the process of science through experimentation. Not intended for pre-nursing students. Lab Fee: $25
|BIOL& 100||G400||5||H306/F101||04/08/20-06/24/20||11:30AM-02:20PM||MW||REDD S|
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. Lab Fee: $25
|BIOL& 160||G524||5||H306/F101||04/08/20-06/24/20||08:00AM-10:50AM||MW||REDD S|
|BIOL& 160||G542||5||H306/F101||04/08/20-06/23/20||08:00AM-10:50AM||TTh||REDD S|
|BIOL& 160||N460||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||SZABO D|
|F101||Lab Dates: 4/18, 5/9, 6/6||01:00PM-05:00PM||Sa|
|BIOL& 160||N498||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||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. Lab Fee: $25
|BIOL& 241||G506||5||H108/F101||04/08/20-06/23/20||12:00PM-02:00PM||TThF||BABEL S|
|BIOL& 241||N440||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||STOVER C|
|F101||Lab Dates: 5/2, 5/30, 6/13||08:00AM-12:00PM||Sa|
|BIOL& 241||N452||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||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. Lab Fee: $25
|BIOL& 242||G516||5||H109/F101||04/08/20-06/23/20||09:00AM-10:50AM||TThF||XIE F|
|BIOL& 242||N442||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||STOVER C|
|F101||Lab Dates: 5/2, 5/30, 6/13||01:00PM-05:00PM||Sa|
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. Lab Fee: $25
|BIOL& 260||G848||5||H108/J306||04/07/20-06/24/20||09:15AM-11:15AM||TW||BABEL S|
|BIOL& 260||N428||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||BABEL S|
|J306||Lab Dates: 4/11, 5/16, 6/13||12:30PM-04:30PM||Sa|
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. Lab Fee: $25
|CHEM& 121||G522||5||H108/J306||04/09/20-06/22/20||10:00AM-12:00PM||MThF||BABEL S|
|CHEM& 121||N400||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||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.
|CMST& 101||G106||5||H201||04/08/20-06/24/20||08:00AM-10:20AM||MW||EDWARDS M|
|CMST& 101||N436||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||EDWARDS M|
|CMST& 101||N438||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||EDWARDS M|
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.
|CMST& 220||N770||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||EDWARDS M|
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.
|COMP 100||G124||5||H302||04/08/20-06/24/20||08:00AM-10:20AM||MW||HIGGINS K|
|COMP 100||G108||5||H304||04/07/20-06/23/20||08:00AM-10:20AM||TTh||WALSH S|
|COMP 100||G102||5||H302||04/08/20-06/24/20||11:00AM-01:20PM||MW||HIGGINS K|
|COMP 100||N412||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||WALSH S|
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.
|ECON& 201||N500||5||H311||04/07/20-06/24/20||06:30PM-09:00PM||M||DEWITT C|
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).
|ENGL& 101||G182||5||H302||04/08/20-06/24/20||11:00AM-01:20PM||MW||HIGGINS K|
|ENGL& 101||G142||5||H302||04/08/20-06/24/20||08:00AM-10:20AM||MW||HIGGINS K|
|ENGL& 101||G538||5||H302||04/07/20-06/23/20||06:00PM-08:30PM||TTh||HUDSPETH J|
|ENGL& 101||G158||5||H304||04/07/20-06/23/20||08:00AM-10:20AM||TTh||WALSH S|
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.
|ENGL& 102||G316||5||H302||04/07/20-06/23/20||11:00AM-01:20PM||TTh||HUDSPETH J|
|ENGL& 102||N402||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||HUDSPETH J|
This course focuses on various aspects of professional and technical writing. Students study user guides, reports, proposals and other forms of business correspondence in order to successfully write for the workplace. Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENGL& 101 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.
|ENGL& 235||N484||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||HIGGINS K|
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.
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.
|HIST 110||N482||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||FOLDEN-SHORTT S|
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.
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).
|MATH 092||G268||5||H303||04/07/20-06/24/20||08:00AM-10:30AM||MW||COOKSEY M|
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.
|MATH 095 (HYBRID)||G304||5||H303||04/07/20-06/23/20||02:00PM-04:00PM||TTh||ST. JOHN M|
|MATH 095||N424||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||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.
|MATH& 107 (HYBRID)||G408||5||H303||04/07/20-06/23/20||11:00AM-12:30PM||TTh||ST. JOHN M|
|MATH& 107||N408||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||ST. JOHN M|
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.
|MATH& 141 (HYBRID)||G186||5||H303||04/07/20-06/23/20||02:00PM-04:00PM||TTh||ST. JOHN M|
|MATH& 141||N466||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||ROTH A|
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.
|MATH& 142 (HYBRID)||G196||5||H303||04/07/20-06/23/20||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.
|MATH& 146||G262||5||H303||04/08/20-06/24/20||11:30AM-02:00PM||MW||COOKSEY M|
|MATH& 146||G248||5||H303||04/08/20-06/24/20||06:00PM-07:30PM||MW||ROTH A|
|MATH& 146||N426||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||COOKSEY M|
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.
|MATH& 148 (HYBRID)||G198||5||H303||04/07/20-06/24/20||02:00PM-04:00PM||TTh||ST. JOHN M|
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.
|MATH& 151 (HYBRID)||G200||5||H303||04/07/20-06/23/20||02:00PM-04:00PM||TTh||ST. JOHN M|
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.
|MATH& 152 (HYBRID)||G201||5||H303||04/07/20-06/23/20||02:00PM-04:00PM||TTh||ST. JOHN M|
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.
|MUSC& 105||N462||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||LEHNHOFF L|
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.
|NUTR& 101||N404||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||SZABO D|
|NUTR& 101||N458||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||SZABO D|
ETHICAL ISSUES IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
This course covers current legal issues in information technology such as: privacy, identity theft, copyright law, hacking, and fraud. An overview of related international laws and state and local regulations is also included. The students will study the difference between laws and ethics and examine ethical issues encountered in the business world to arrive to appropriate ethical choices. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into a BAS program, or permission of the instructor.
|PHIL 481||N778||5||H205||04/07/20-06/24/20||06:30PM-09:00PM||M||RICHARDSON P|
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.
|POLS 150||N488||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||FOLDEN-SHORTT S|
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.
|POLS& 202||G154||5||H205||04/08/20-06/24/20||11:00AM-01:20PM||MW||FOLDEN-SHORTT S|
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.
|PSYC& 100||G118||5||H212||04/08/20-06/24/20||11:00AM-01:20PM||MW||BLOCKER H|
|PSYC& 100||G120||5||H212||04/07/20-06/23/20||08:00AM-10:20AM||TTh||BLOCKER H|
|PSYC& 100||N422||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||BERKSHIRE L|
|PSYC& 100||N474||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||BERKSHIRE L|
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.
|PSYC& 200||G178||5||H212||04/08/20-06/24/20||08:00AM-10:20AM||MW||BLOCKER H|
|PSYC& 200||N420||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||BERKSHIRE L|
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.
|SOC& 101||N448||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||MILLER B|
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.
|SPAN& 121||N772||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||APPLEGARTH H|
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.
|SPAN& 122||N774||5||ONLINE||04/07/20-06/24/20||ARR||ARR||APPLEGARTH H|
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
|$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|
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.
|FREE||07:00PM-08:00PM||Th||06/25/20||RTC, Room C111||EM Staff|