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General Psychology (PSYC 100)
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Emphasis will be placed upon application of psychological knowledge to daily situations, ...

Emphasis will be 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 will be developed during this course. Areas of psychology to be included are: research methods, neuroscience, human development, perception, consciousness, learning, memory, intelligence, motivation, emotion, personality, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, stress and health, and social psychology.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Art Appreciation (ART 100)
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This is an exploration of visual art forms and their cultural connections ...

This is an exploration of visual art forms and their cultural connections for the student with little experience in the visual arts. The course includes a brief study of art history and in depth studies of the elements, media, and methods used in creative process and thought. Visual and performing arts are part of the Humanities: academic disciplines that study the human condition and, in addition to the arts, include languages, literature, law, history and religion. This course will teach students to develop a five-step system for understanding visual art in all forms based on description, analysis, meaning, context and judgment.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Arts and Humanities
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Introduction to Oceanography (OCEA 101)
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Planet Earth’s ocean covers over seventy percent of its surface, yet oceanographic ...

Planet Earth’s ocean covers over seventy percent of its surface, yet oceanographic research has only recently come to its full potential with the advent of new technologies. This course in Introductory Oceanography emphasizes the need to understand geologic, chemical, physical, and biologic processes or features that occur in ocean environments. It is designed to be thorough enough to prepare you for more advance work, while presenting the concepts to non-majors in a way that is meaningful and not overwhelming.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Oceanography
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Introduction to Physical Geology (GEOL 101)
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Geology is a core science, along with physics, chemistry, and biology. It ...

Geology is a core science, along with physics, chemistry, and biology. It uses rigorous methods of inquiry that illuminate the history of the earth and its present-day geological activity. Geology allows us to discover how earth‰ŰŞs history and activity determine the state of the planet and its life forms. The study of geology also shows us how human behavior affects the earth. Topics we will cover include plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, rocks, minerals, geologic time, glaciers, rivers, geologic structures, layers of the earth, and reading maps. This course includes laboratory work and lab credit.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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English Composition I (ENGL 101)
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English 101 focuses on the analysis of basic human issues as presented ...

English 101 focuses on the analysis of basic human issues as presented in literature with an emphasis on analytic reading, writing and discussion, and on development of argumentative essays based on textual analysis, with attention to style, audience and documentation. By writing several analytical, thesis-driven essays which show engagement with and understanding of a variety of texts, students will practice the critical thinking, reading and writing skills which comprise an important component of college and university studies as well as clear, audience-appropriate communications in other professional settings.This class is comprised of a series of three units, each of which is centered around an essay assignment. For each unit, in addition to the essay itself, you‰ŰŞll be asked to respond to reading assignments and to complete exploratory writing assignments. You‰ŰŞll do a lot of reading and writing, and your instructor will ask you to respond to ideas from our texts, from specific assignments, and from each other. Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Composition and Rhetoric
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Introduction to Philosphy (PHIL 101)
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This is an introductory course to Philosophy, which is the study of ...

This is an introductory course to Philosophy, which is the study of general and fundamental problems such as those connected with existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Students will be introduced to the primary branches of Philosophy - ethics, logic, metaphysics, and epistemology. The course considers philosophers and works of Western Philosophy, including Plato, Hebrew scripture, Schopenhauer, Swedenborg, Buber, Kant, Hume, Locke and Berkeley.

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English Composition II (ENGL 102)
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This is an expository writing course requiring more advanced writing skills than ...

This is an expository writing course requiring more advanced writing skills than Basic English Composition 101, yet reviewing and incorporating some of the same skills. This course teaches you research skills by emphasizing the development of advanced analytical/critical reading skills, proficiency in investigative research, and the writing of expository and persuasive prose including properly documented and researched argumentative essays. A major component of this course will be an emphasis on the research process or ‰ŰĎinformation literacy‰Ű: your ability to locate, evaluate and use information effectively. You also will recognize academic audiences, increase your clarity and objectivity, and adhere to standard formats.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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English Language Arts
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Music Appreciation (MUSC 105)
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Music is an important part of human experience and the unending desire ...

Music is an important part of human experience and the unending desire to express oneself in creative and imaginative ways. The purpose of this course is to help students further enhance their appreciation for music as a creative tool of the imagination, as entertainment, and as a window into who we are as social beings. Part of the course also helps students to advance their listening skills, which leads to a better understand of what music actually contains. For this purpose, the course explores western classical music; American folk, popular and religious music; along with a sampling of music from non-western cultures. Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Arts and Humanities
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Introduction to Literature I (ENGL 111)
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This class explores ways that writers portray human experience in their short ...

This class explores ways that writers portray human experience in their short stories, poems and plays. Through class discussions, lectures and creative responses, students will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of literary works.‰Ű In this course, students develop and express their own analytic responses to a variety of works of literature, paying special attention to the ways that literary works are crafted and also to the ways that readers‰ŰŞ understanding of literature is subject to your personal perspectives and various theoretical frameworks.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Precalculus I (MATH 141)
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This course will cover families of functions, their properties, graphs and applications. ...

This course will cover families of functions, their properties, graphs and applications. These functions include: polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic functions and combinations of these. We will solve related equations and inequalities and conduct data analysis, introductory mathematical modeling and develop competency with a graphing calculator.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Functions
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Precalculus II (MATH 142)
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This course will cover families of trigonometric functions, their inverses, properties, graphs, ...

This course will cover families of trigonometric functions, their inverses, properties, graphs, and applications. Additionally we will study trigonometric equations and identities, the laws of sines and cosines, polar coordinates and graphs, parametric equations and elementary vector operations.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Trigonometry
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U.S. History I (HIST 146)
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This course is the first in the introductory surveys of U.S. History. ...

This course is the first in the introductory surveys of U.S. History. After exploring North America before the arrival of Europeans, students will study the early interactions of Europeans with indigenous peoples and, as the course progresses, study the history of peoples in the area now defined by the United States' borders. Those who would like to pursue their study of American history will also want to take Hist 147 (U.S. History II) and Hist 148 (U.S. History III).Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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U.S. History
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U.S. History II (HIST 147)
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Welcome to History 147, the second in the introductory surveys of U.S. ...

Welcome to History 147, the second in the introductory surveys of U.S. history. We begin in that decade when the United States in three years (1845-48) grew by 50 percent. Through the Civil War to the 20th century, we explore how different people experienced the transformation of the country into an industrial nation and emerging world power. Those who would like to pursue their study of American history will want to take Hist 146 (U.S. History I) and Hist 148 (U.S. History III).

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U.S. History III (HIST 148)
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This course is the third in the introductory surveys of U.S. history. ...

This course is the third in the introductory surveys of U.S. history. The course surveys the significant forces and people that have shaped American civilization from the Progressive Era to the present. This course starts at the beginning of the 20th century and explores how different people, including you, participated in the nation's transformation through that century until today. Those who would like to pursue their study of American history may wish to take Hist 146 (US History I) and Hist 147 (US History II).Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Calculus I (MATH 151)
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This course is an introduction to contemporary calculus and is the first ...

This course is an introduction to contemporary calculus and is the first of a three-part sequence. In this course students explore the concepts, applications, and techniques of Calculus - the mathematics of change. Calculus has wide-spread application in science, economics and engineering, and is a foundation college course for further work in these areas. This is a required class for most science and mathematics majors.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Calculus
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Calculus II (MATH 152)
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This contemporary calculus course is the second in a three-part sequence. In ...

This contemporary calculus course is the second in a three-part sequence. In this course students continue to explore the concepts, applications, and techniques of Calculus - the mathematics of change. Calculus has wide-spread application in science, economics and engineering, and is a foundation college course for further work in these areas. This is a required class for most science and mathematics majors.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Calculus III (MATH 153)
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This contemporary calculus course is the third in a three-part sequence. In ...

This contemporary calculus course is the third in a three-part sequence. In this course students continue to explore the concepts, applications, and techniques of Calculus - the mathematics of change. Calculus has wide-spread application in science, economics and engineering, and is a foundation college course for further work in these areas. This is a required class for most science and mathematics majors.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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General Biology with Lab (BIOL 160)
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General Biology is intended to leave the student with an integrated view ...

General Biology is intended to leave the student with an integrated view of the living world including the nature of sciences, evolution of biological organization, composition and organization of living substances, metabolism, control, reproduction, heredity and ecological relationships. This class meets the A.A. degree lab science requirement in the State of Washington.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Biology
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General Chemistry with Labs (CHEM 161)
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A three-quarter general chemistry sequence primarily for science, pre-professional, and engineering students. ...

A three-quarter general chemistry sequence primarily for science, pre-professional, and engineering students. The CHEM& 161/162/163 series introduces the basic concepts of chemistry: atomic structure and bonding, periodicity, physical measurement, quantitative relationships, chemical reactivity, oxidation and reduction, stoichiometry, ideal gas laws, aqueous solutions, colligative properties, intermolecular forces, structure of matter, equilibrium, acid/base topics, kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, qualitative analysis, d-block metals and coordination chemistry, and an introduction to organic chemistry.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Chemistry
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Research for the 21st Century (LIBR 180)
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: develop and ...

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: develop and research a topic of global significance; recognize authors‰ŰŞ arguments and the political, social and economic motivations behind their work; demonstrate the ability to locate, interpret and cite the relevant and appropriate information resources on a topic; and, demonstrate an understanding of the information research process.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Information Science
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